Idaho, Butte County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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|title=Idaho, Butte County Records, 1882-1970
 
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== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
  
 
This collection contains the following records from the county courthouse in Arco.  
 
This collection contains the following records from the county courthouse in Arco.  
*Marriages (1917-1971)
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*Wills (1893-1951)
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*Marriages (1917-1971)  
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*Wills (1893-1951)  
 
*Deeds (1882-1920)
 
*Deeds (1882-1920)
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For a list of records currently published in this collection, select the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//familysearch.org/records/collection/2103492/waypoints Browse] link from the collection landing page.
  
 
=== Citation for This Collection  ===
 
=== Citation for This Collection  ===
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The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.  
 
The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.  
  
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{{Collection citation | text= "Idaho, Butte County Records,1882-1970" Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Butte County Courthouse, Arco.}}  
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[[Idaho, Butte County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]  
 
[[Idaho, Butte County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]  
  
 
== Record Content  ==
 
== Record Content  ==
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Image:Idaho, Butte County Records (12-1050) Marriage 7212028 166.jpg|Marriage Record
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Image:Idaho, Butte County Records (12-1050) Court Order 7212031_61.jpg|Court Order
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Image:Idaho, Butte County Records (12-1050) Deed 7212021_7.jpg|Deed
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The information varies between record types so you may find any of the following:  
 
The information varies between record types so you may find any of the following:  
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*Names of witnesses  
 
*Names of witnesses  
 
*Dates the documents were written and recorded (used to approximate event dates since a will was usually written near the time of death)  
 
*Dates the documents were written and recorded (used to approximate event dates since a will was usually written near the time of death)  
*Description and value of property or land
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*Description and value of property or land  
 
*Witnesses
 
*Witnesses
  
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*The name of the individual or individuals such as the names of the bride and groom
 
*The name of the individual or individuals such as the names of the bride and groom
  
==== Search the Collection ====
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==== Search the Collection ====
  
To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:<br>
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To search the collection<br>
 
⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page<br>
 
⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page<br>
 
⇒Select the "Record Category" category<br>
 
⇒Select the "Record Category" category<br>
⇒Select the "Record Type, Volume, and Year Range" category which takes you to the images<br>
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⇒Select the "Record Type, Volume, and Year Range" category which takes you to the images  
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Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination. Keep in mind:
  
Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.  
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*There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.  
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*You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
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*Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.
  
==== Using the Information ====
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==== Using the Information ====
  
When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details. Add this new information to your records of each family. The information may also lead you to other records about your ancestors. For example:
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When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details. Add this new information to your records of each family. The information may also lead you to other records about your ancestors. For example:  
  
 
*Use the marriage date and place as the basis for compiling a new family group or for verifying existing information.  
 
*Use the marriage date and place as the basis for compiling a new family group or for verifying existing information.  
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*Use the parents' birth places to find former residences and to establish a migration pattern for the family.
 
*Use the parents' birth places to find former residences and to establish a migration pattern for the family.
  
==== Tips to Keep in Mind ====
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==== Tips to Keep in Mind ====
  
 
*Occupations listed can lead you to other types of records such as employment or military records.  
 
*Occupations listed can lead you to other types of records such as employment or military records.  
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*When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct.  
 
*When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct.  
 
*Earlier records may not contain as much information as the records created after the late 1800s.  
 
*Earlier records may not contain as much information as the records created after the late 1800s.  
*There is also some variation in the information given from one record to another record.
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*There is also some variation in the information given from one record to another record.  
 
*Witnesses are usually close relatives or friends.
 
*Witnesses are usually close relatives or friends.
  
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== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
  
[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/ID_Butte.htm Butte County, Idaho Public Records]
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[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/ID_Butte.htm Butte County, Idaho Public Records]  
  
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==

Revision as of 02:02, 16 August 2013

FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records available at FamilySearch.org.

Contents

Record Description

This collection contains the following records from the county courthouse in Arco.

  • Marriages (1917-1971)
  • Wills (1893-1951)
  • Deeds (1882-1920)

For a list of records currently published in this collection, select the Browse link from the collection landing page.

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.

"Idaho, Butte County Records,1882-1970" Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Butte County Courthouse, Arco.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record Content

The information varies between record types so you may find any of the following:

  • Name of primary persons
  • Names of heirs, such as spouse, children, other relatives, or friends
  • Names of the executor, administrator, or guardian
  • Names of witnesses
  • Dates the documents were written and recorded (used to approximate event dates since a will was usually written near the time of death)
  • Description and value of property or land
  • Witnesses

How to Use the Record

To begin your search it is helpful to know the following:

  • The place where the event occurred
  • The approximate date the event occurred
  • The name of the individual or individuals such as the names of the bride and groom

Search the Collection

To search the collection
⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒Select the "Record Category" category
⇒Select the "Record Type, Volume, and Year Range" category which takes you to the images

Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination. Keep in mind:

  • There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
  • You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
  • Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.

Using the Information

When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details. Add this new information to your records of each family. The information may also lead you to other records about your ancestors. For example:

  • Use the marriage date and place as the basis for compiling a new family group or for verifying existing information.
  • Use the birth date or age along with the place of birth of each partner to find a couple's birth records and parents' names.
  • Use the birth date or age along with the place of birth to find the family in census records.
  • Use the residence and names of the parents to locate church and land records.
  • Use the parents' birth places to find former residences and to establish a migration pattern for the family.

Tips to Keep in Mind

  • Occupations listed can lead you to other types of records such as employment or military records.
  • The name of the officiator may be a clue to their religion or area of residence in the county.
  • The name of the undertaker, mortuary, or cemetery could lead you to funeral and cemetery records which often include the names and residences of other family members.
  • Compile the entries for every person who has the same surname. This is especially helpful in rural areas or if the surname is unusual.
  • Continue to search the records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives who may have been born, married, or died in the same county or nearby. This can help you identify other generations of your family or even the second marriage of a parent. Repeat this process for each new generation you identify.
  • When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct.
  • Earlier records may not contain as much information as the records created after the late 1800s.
  • There is also some variation in the information given from one record to another record.
  • Witnesses are usually close relatives or friends.

Unable to Find Your Ancestor?

  • Check for variant spellings of the surnames.
  • Check for an index. There are often indexes at the beginning of each volume.
  • Search the indexes and records of nearby counties.

Related Websites

Butte County, Idaho Public Records

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“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata > San Ponciano > Matrimonios 1884-1886 > image 71 of 389 images, Artemio Avendano and Clemtina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata.