Idaho, Lemhi County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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== Record Description ==
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== Record Description ==
  
=== Record Content ===
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This collection consists of the following records from the county courthouse in Salmon. The collection is being published as images become available.
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== How to Use the Record ==
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== Related Websites ==
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*Marriages (1907-1961).
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*Deeds (1901-1941).
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*Declarations of intent (1880-1892).
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*Discharge Papers (1919-1948).
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*Estate Records (1869-1952).
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*School Census (1880-1940).
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*Coroner's records (1905-1920).
  
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=== 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.
  
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{{Collection citation | text= "Idaho, Lemhi County Records, 1868-1964" Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Lemhi County Courthouse, Salmon.}}
  
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections ==
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[[Idaho, Lemhi County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]
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== Record Content  ==
  
==== Examples of Source Citations for a Record in This Collection ====
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Image:Idaho County Records Deed DGS 4727412_540.jpg|Deed Record
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Image:Idaho County Records Probate Order Page 1 DGS 4757145_257.jpg|Probate Page 1
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Image:Idaho County Records Probate Order Page 2 DGS 4757145_258.jpg|Probate Page 2
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Image:Idaho, Cassia County Records DGS 4845465 37.jpg|Land Transaction
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*“Delaware Marriage Records,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org: accessed 4 March 2011), entry for William Anderson and Elizabeth Baynard Henry, married 23 November 1913; citing marriage certificate no. 859; FHL microfilm 2,025,063; Delaware Bureau of Archives and Records Management, Dover.
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The record content varies by record type. It may include any of the following pieces of information:  
  
*“El Salvador Civil Registration,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org: accessed 21 March 2011), entry for Jose Maria Antonio del Carmen, born 9 April 1880; citing La Libertad, San Juan Opico, Nacimientos 1879-1893, image 50; Ministerio Archivo Civil de la Alcaldia Municipal de San Salvador.
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*Name of primary individual
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*Event date
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*Event place
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*Residence
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*Age
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*Sex
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*Names of parents
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*Biographical information about parents such as date and place of birth
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*Names of heirs, such as spouse, children, other relatives, or friends
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*Names of the executor, administrator, or guardian
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*Names of witnesses
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*Dates the documents were written and recorded (used to approximate event dates since a will was usually written near the time of death)
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*Description and value of property or land
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*Occuptaion
  
== Citation for This Collection ==
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== How to Use the Record  ==
  
The suggested format for citing FamilySearch Historical Collections is found in the following article: [[Help:How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections]]
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To begin your search it is helpful to know the following:
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*The place where the event occurred
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*The approximate date the event occurred
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*The name of the individual or individuals such as the names of the bride and groom
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==== Search the Collection  ====
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To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:<br>⇒ Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page<br>⇒ Select the "Record Catagory" <br>
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⇒ Select the "Record Type, Volume, and Year Range" 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 if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination. Keep in mind:
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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.
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==== Using the Information  ====
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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. The following examples show ways you can use the information:
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*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 birth date or age along with the place of birth of each partner to find a couple's birth records and parents' names.
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*Use the birth date or age along with the place of birth to find the family in census records.
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*Use the residence and names of the parents to locate church and land records.
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*Use the parent’s birth places to find former residences and to establish a migration pattern for the family.
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==== Tips to Keep in Mind  ====
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*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.
 +
*Earlier records may not contain as much information as the records created after the late 1800s.
 +
*There is some variation in the information given from one record to another record.
 +
*The name of the officiator may be a clue to their religion or area of residence in the county.
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*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.
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*Compile the entries for every person who has the same surname. This is especially helpful in rural areas or if the surname is unusual.
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*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.
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==== Tips to Keep in Mind  ====
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*Check for variant spellings of the surnames.
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*Check for an index. There are often indexes at the beginning of each volume.
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*Search the indexes and records of nearby counties.
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== Related Websites  ==
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[http://lemhi.idgenweb.org/ Lemhi County GenWeb Project&nbsp;]
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== Related Wiki Articles  ==
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*[[Idaho|Idaho]]
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*[[Lemhi County, Idaho|Lemhi County, Idaho]]
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== Contributions to This Article  ==
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{{Contributor_invite}}
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections ==
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When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.
 +
 
 +
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].
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=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection  ===
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{{Incomplete Citations}}
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*“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata &gt; San Ponciano &gt; Matrimonios 1884-1886 &gt; image 71 of 389 images, Artemio Avendano and Clementina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata, Buenos Aires.
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[[Category:Idaho|Limhi County]]

Revision as of 22:30, 25 February 2013

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

Contents

Record Description

This collection consists of the following records from the county courthouse in Salmon. The collection is being published as images become available.

  • Marriages (1907-1961).
  • Deeds (1901-1941).
  • Declarations of intent (1880-1892).
  • Discharge Papers (1919-1948).
  • Estate Records (1869-1952).
  • School Census (1880-1940).
  • Coroner's records (1905-1920).

For a list of records by category and dates currently published in this collection, select the Browse.

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, Lemhi County Records, 1868-1964" Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Lemhi County Courthouse, Salmon.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record Content

The record content varies by record type. It may include any of the following pieces of information:

  • Name of primary individual
  • Event date
  • Event place
  • Residence
  • Age
  • Sex
  • Names of parents
  • Biographical information about parents such as date and place of birth
  • 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
  • Occuptaion

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 you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒ Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒ Select the "Record Catagory"

⇒ Select the "Record Type, Volume, and Year Range" 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 if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors 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. The following examples show ways you can use the information:

  • 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 parent’s 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.
  • 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 some variation in the information given from one record to another record.
  • 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.

Tips to Keep in Mind

  • 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

Lemhi County GenWeb Project 

Related Wiki Articles

Contributions to This Article

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. Guidelines are available to help you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide. If you would like to get more involved join the WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.

A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.

Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection

  • “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 Clementina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata, Buenos Aires.