Idaho, Twin Falls County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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== Record Description ==
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== Record Description ==
  
This collection contains death indexes,probate indexes,marriages,deeds,homesteads,patents discharges,and coroner's records from the Clerk of District Court, Clerk and Recorder offices in Twin Falls.
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This collection contains a death index, probate index, marriages, deeds, homesteads, patents discharges, and coroner's records from the Clerk of District Court, Clerk and Recorder offices in Twin Falls. This collection is being published as images become available.  
  
=== Citation for This Collection ===
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For a list of records by category and dates currently published in this collection, select the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//familysearch.org/records/collection/2023222/waypoints Browse].
  
The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org. It may include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.
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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.  
| text = <!--bibdescbegin-->Twin Falls County Courthouse. Twin Falls County Records, 1906-1988. Twin Falls County Courthouse, Twin Falls, Idaho.<!--bibdescend-->}}
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Information about creating source citations for FamilySearch Historical Collections is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections]].
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{{Collection citation | text= "Idaho, Twin Falls County Records, 1906-1988" Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013.}}
  
== Record Content ==
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[[Idaho, Twin Falls 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  ==
  
Key genealogical facts found in this collection may include:
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Image:Idaho County Records Probate Order Page 1 DGS 4757145_257.jpg|Probate Order Page 1
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Image:Idaho County Records Probate Order Page 2 DGS 4757145_258.jpg|Probate Order Page 2
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The record content varies by record type. It may include any of the following pieces of information:
  
== How to Use the Record ==
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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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*Occupataion
  
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== How to Use the Record  ==
  
== Related Websites ==
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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
  
== Related Wiki Articles ==
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==== Search the Collection  ====
  
[[Twin Falls County, Idaho Cemetery]]
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To search the collection <br>⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page <br>⇒Select "Record Category" <br>⇒Select "Record Type, Volume, and Year Range" which takes you to the images.
[[Twin Falls County, Idaho]]
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== Contributions to This Article ==
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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.
  
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections ==
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==== Using the Information  ====
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.
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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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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:
  
=== Citation Example for a Record Found in a Historical Record Collection ===
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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.
  
“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.
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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.
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*Earlier records may not contain as much information as the records created after the late 1800s.
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*There is some variation in the information given from one record to another record.
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*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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==== Unable to Find Your Ancestor?  ====
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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://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~idtwinfa/ Twin Falls County, Idaho GenWeb Project]
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== Related Wiki Articles  ==
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[[Twin Falls County, Idaho]]
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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Citations for individual image records are available for this collection. Browse through images in this collection and click on the "Show Citation" box: [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/records/collection/2023222/waypoints Idaho, Twin Falls County Records, 1906-1988]
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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.
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A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].

Revision as of 18:59, 27 September 2013

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

Contents

Record Description

This collection contains a death index, probate index, marriages, deeds, homesteads, patents discharges, and coroner's records from the Clerk of District Court, Clerk and Recorder offices in Twin Falls. This collection is being published as images become available.

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, Twin Falls County Records, 1906-1988" Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013.

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
  • Occupataion

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 "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select "Record Category"
⇒Select "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.

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

Related Wiki Articles

Twin Falls County, Idaho

Contributions to This Article

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Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

Citations for individual image records are available for this collection. Browse through images in this collection and click on the "Show Citation" box: Idaho, Twin Falls County Records, 1906-1988

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.