Oneida County, Idaho

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10 Court Street<br>Malad, ID 83252-0191<br>Phone: (208) 766-4116 ext. 10<br>Fax: (208) 766-2448<br>
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World War I draft registration cards, 1917-1918, for Oneida County have been microfilmed. Copies of these records are available at the Family History Library (their [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=746974&disp=Idaho%2C+World+War+I+Selective+Service+S++ microfilm number 1452220]) and are also [http://content.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=6482&path=Idaho.Oneida+County available online] at Ancestry.com, for a subscription fee. The original cards are maintained in the Southeast Regional Archives of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) in East Point, Georgia and have been microfilmed by the National Archives as their Microcopy M1509.  
 
World War I draft registration cards, 1917-1918, for Oneida County have been microfilmed. Copies of these records are available at the Family History Library (their [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=746974&disp=Idaho%2C+World+War+I+Selective+Service+S++ microfilm number 1452220]) and are also [http://content.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=6482&path=Idaho.Oneida+County available online] at Ancestry.com, for a subscription fee. The original cards are maintained in the Southeast Regional Archives of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) in East Point, Georgia and have been microfilmed by the National Archives as their Microcopy M1509.  
  
=== Miscellaneous Series ===
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=== Miscellaneous Series ===
  
Often overlooked by the genealogist, this group of volumes may contain affidavits for citizenship, final disposition of estates, divorce decrees, and many other types of valuable documents. The content varies from county to county, year to year and from clerk to clerk. When the estate case files, civil or criminal files are not available or have been destroyed, you may find key documents recorded here. Most counties will have an index to this series and it is a must search if the information you are seeking is not found elsewhere.
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Often overlooked by the genealogist, this group of volumes may contain affidavits for citizenship, final disposition of estates, divorce decrees, and many other types of valuable documents. The content varies from county to county, year to year and from clerk to clerk. When the estate case files, civil or criminal files are not available or have been destroyed, you may find key documents recorded here. Most counties will have an index to this series and it is a must search if the information you are seeking is not found elsewhere.  
  
 
=== Naturalization and Citizenship  ===
 
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=== Vital Records  ===
 
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The Birth Registers for Oneida County, 1907-1911 have been microfilmed and are available at the Idaho State Historical Society Library in Boise and at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. Birth records, 1911 to present, for individuals born in Oneida County are included in and recorded at the state level. These records are restricted for a period of one hundred years from the time of the individual's birth but can be obtained by following the guidelines as issued by the State of Idaho. See the Vital Records section under the subject ''Idaho'' for more details.
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The Birth Registers for Oneida County, 1907-1911 have been microfilmed and are available at the Idaho State Historical Society Library in Boise and at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. Birth records, 1911 to present, for individuals born in Oneida County are included in and recorded at the state level. These records are restricted for a period of one hundred years from the time of the individual's birth but can be obtained by following the guidelines as issued by the State of Idaho. See the Vital Records section under the subject ''Idaho'' for more details.  
  
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2,749 marriages from 11 May 1865 to 12 Nov 1941 are listed in [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].  
 
2,749 marriages from 11 May 1865 to 12 Nov 1941 are listed in [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].  
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Copies of death certificates from 1911-1954 are on microfilm and can be used at the Idaho State Historical Society (PARL) Library in Boise, the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah, BYU-Idaho University Library in Rexburg and several other locations.  
 
Copies of death certificates from 1911-1954 are on microfilm and can be used at the Idaho State Historical Society (PARL) Library in Boise, the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah, BYU-Idaho University Library in Rexburg and several other locations.  
  
A state-wide index to Idaho Deaths, 1911-1956 is [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/famhist/Death/searchForm.cfm available online]. Efforts to expand this index to 1960 are underway. Another version is Idaho Death Index 1911-1956
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A state-wide index to Idaho Deaths, 1911-1956 is [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/famhist/Death/searchForm.cfm available online]. Efforts to expand this index to 1960 are underway. Another version is Idaho Death Index 1911-1956  
  
 
===== Deaths from other sources  =====
 
===== Deaths from other sources  =====
  
A significant source of death and related information for eastern Idaho families can be found at the following website [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/famhist/Obit/searchForm.cfm Eastern Idaho Death Index].
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A significant source of death and related information for eastern Idaho families can be found at the following website [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/famhist/Obit/searchForm.cfm Eastern Idaho Death Index].  
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
Many public libraries provide internet access to sites of value to the family historian. Some have special collections of historical and cultural interest, as well. The following libraries may have some resources of value, but use of some or all of them may require a visit to the library.
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Many public libraries provide internet access to sites of value to the family historian. Some have special collections of historical and cultural interest, as well. The following libraries may have some resources of value, but use of some or all of them may require a visit to the library.  
  
*Oneida County District<br>31 N 100 W<br>Malad, ID 83252<br>Phone: (208) 766-2229<br>[http://www.maladidaho.org/library/ Website]
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*Oneida County District<br>31 N 100 W<br>Malad, ID 83252<br>Phone: (208) 766-2229<br>[http://www.maladidaho.org/library/ Website]  
 
*The [http://www.maladidaho.org/museum/museum.htm Oneida County Pioneer Museum] is located in Malad. It houses many artifacts from the pioneer period.
 
*The [http://www.maladidaho.org/museum/museum.htm Oneida County Pioneer Museum] is located in Malad. It houses many artifacts from the pioneer period.
  

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United States  > Idaho > Oneida County

Contents

County Courthouse

Oneida County Courthouse
10 Court Street
Malad, ID 83252-0191
Phone: (208) 766-4116 ext. 10
Fax: (208) 766-2448

Quick Facts

Parent County

1864--Oneida County was created as an original county. County seat: Malad [1]

Boundary Changes

5 January 1875 -- Bear Lake County created from part of Oneida County

13 Jan 1885 -- Bingham County created from part of Oneida County

30 January 1913 -- Franklin County created from part of Oneida County

30 January 1913 -- Power County created from parts of Bingham, Blaine and Oneida Counties

Record Loss

Places/Localities

The following list of places includes incorporated cities and towns, unincorporated towns and communities, and place names that may have been used in family histories. Some have well-organized records and even have web sites. Some are simply social communities with no official records, but which may be referenced in small-town newspapers. The list is provided to help researchers identify localities within the county. As records or histories of these localities are identified, a page will be added for each of these place names.

This list of places in Oneida County, Idaho was compiled from the Lists of Places in Idaho in Wikipedia and from the map of Oneida County in Virtual Earth.

Populated Places

Cities

Malad City

Other inhabited places

Black Pine | Buist | Cedarhill | Cherry Creek | Dairy Creek | Daniels | Gwenford | Holbrook | Holbrook Summit | Ireland Springs | Juniper | Malad | Pleasantview | Ridgedale | Roy Summit | Saint Johns | Samaria | Stone | Woodruff

Former inhabited places, no longer in existence

Neighboring Counties

Bannock | Cassia | Franklin | Power | Box Elder County, Utah

Resources

Many of the older court, land, naturalization, probate, pension, and vital records for Oneida County have been microfilmed and are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City and through their family history centers. They are also available at the Idaho State Historical Society's Library in Boise. Details of the county records in these respective institutions can be obtained from their online catalogs or listings. Original records which have been microfilmed and more recent records are in the county courthouse in Malad[2].

Cemeteries

The following cemeteries of Oneida County have been identified and some of their records located. When multiple transcriptions are listed, they may contain discrepant information. The transcriptions may have been made at different times and by different people. Some names may have been mis-read. Some gravestones may have been missed. All transcriptions available for each cemetery should be checked.

Name of cemetery Location Records
Black Pine
Black Pine Some records of this cemetery are available at PARL[3] in Boise; A partial list of those buried here is available online.
Cherry Creek
Malad A list of 101 interments in this cemetery is available online. Photos of 8 tombstones from this cemetery are also available at idahogravestones.org as is an abstract of information about two other individuals buried here.
Holbrook Holbrook A list of 20 interments in this cemetery is available online.
Juniper Juniper Some records of this cemetery are available at PARL[4] in Boise; A partial list of those buried here is available online
Malad City Malad Some records of this cemetery are available at PARL in Boise[5]; A list of 1413 interments in this cemetery is available online. Another rather lengthy list of those buried in this cemetery, with their years of birth and death, and the location of their graves, is also available online; photos of 125 tombstones available at idahogravestones.org
Pioneer About 80 feet up the hill from I-15 at the Utah-Idaho State line The burial site of Hugh Moon (the only person buried at this site); a photo of his tombstone is available through Interment.net website.
Pleasant View Pleasant View A list of 225 burials in this cemetery is available online.
Samaria Samaria A list of 676 interments in this cemetery is available online. Photos of 5 tombstones available at idahogravestones.org
St. John

A list of 93 interments in this cemetery is available online. Photos of 40 tombstones available at idahogravestones.org


Census

For a summary of census records for the state of Idaho, see Idaho Census Records.

The 1890 federal census for Idaho was destroyed. However, the Idaho State Historical Society Public Archives and Research Library is creating a list of 1890 Idaho residents by indexing a variety of records, 1885-1894. This reconstructed list will substitute for the destroyed 1890 federal census. Oneida County is included in this reconstructed census.

Church

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (Mormons)

The following are local congregations (wards) of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints which existed in Canyon County, Idaho prior to 1950. Many of the original records of these church units are in the Historical Library in Salt Lake City. Many of the membership records covering these units from the date of their creation to about 1948 have been microfilmed and are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.

  • Black Pine
  • Cherry Creek (Malad)
  • Curlew Stake
  • Daniels
  • Daniels W.
  • Holbrook Juniper
  • Malad Stake
  • Malad
  • Malad 1
  • Malad 2
  • Malad 3
  • Mount View
  • Pleasant View (Malad)
  • Reynolds
  • Ridgedale
  • St. John
  • Samaria
  • Stone
  • Summit
  • Wheatland
  • Woodruff

County Commissioners' Records

Court

Judgment Book

History

History of Oneida County

History of Malad

History of Samaria.

Land

Maps

Military

World War I draft registration cards, 1917-1918, for Oneida County have been microfilmed. Copies of these records are available at the Family History Library (their microfilm number 1452220) and are also available online at Ancestry.com, for a subscription fee. The original cards are maintained in the Southeast Regional Archives of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) in East Point, Georgia and have been microfilmed by the National Archives as their Microcopy M1509.

Miscellaneous Series

Often overlooked by the genealogist, this group of volumes may contain affidavits for citizenship, final disposition of estates, divorce decrees, and many other types of valuable documents. The content varies from county to county, year to year and from clerk to clerk. When the estate case files, civil or criminal files are not available or have been destroyed, you may find key documents recorded here. Most counties will have an index to this series and it is a must search if the information you are seeking is not found elsewhere.

Naturalization and Citizenship

Records of the naturalization of people born outside of the United States were often kept in the county courthouses of the respective counties of Idaho. For Oneida County, the following records have been abstracted and are available online.

The original naturalization records of Oneida County that have been transferred to the Idaho State Historical Society' Library in Boise have been indexed in their Index to Naturalizations.

Newspapers

Historical

Copies of some of the early issues of newspapers printed in Malad are available on microfilm at the Idaho State Historical Society Library in Boise. That research facility has copies of:

  • The Idaho Enterprise for 1889:3:2-1890:1:15; 1909:1:27-1920:12:27; and 1930:5:6-1996:12:26
  • The Oneida County enterprise for 1924:1:3-1930:5:1
  • The Oneida County news for 1921:3:15-1923:4:19
  • The Southern Idaho magazine for 1982:3:1-1985:2:13

Current

  • Idaho Enterprise

Pension Records

Mothers' Pensions were provided by the State of Idaho for widows and/or orphans, under certain conditions. Petitions for those pensions were filed with the probate court in each county. The original papers for several counties have been transferred to the Idaho State Historical Society Public Archives and Research Library (PARL) in Boise. Those at PARL have been indexed. Oneida County Mothers' Pensions are included in that index.

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth

The Birth Registers for Oneida County, 1907-1911 have been microfilmed and are available at the Idaho State Historical Society Library in Boise and at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. Birth records, 1911 to present, for individuals born in Oneida County are included in and recorded at the state level. These records are restricted for a period of one hundred years from the time of the individual's birth but can be obtained by following the guidelines as issued by the State of Idaho. See the Vital Records section under the subject Idaho for more details.

Marriage

2,749 marriages from 11 May 1865 to 12 Nov 1941 are listed in Western States Marriage Index.

Death

The Death Registers for Oneida County, 1907-1911, have been microfilmed and are available at the Idaho State Historical Society Library in Boise and at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. After 1911, deaths occuring in Oneida County are included in the state-wide registration program. These records are restricted for a period of fifty years from the time of the individual's death but can be obtained by following the guidelines as mandated by the State of Idaho. See the Vital Records section under Idaho for details.

Copies of death certificates from 1911-1954 are on microfilm and can be used at the Idaho State Historical Society (PARL) Library in Boise, the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah, BYU-Idaho University Library in Rexburg and several other locations.

A state-wide index to Idaho Deaths, 1911-1956 is available online. Efforts to expand this index to 1960 are underway. Another version is Idaho Death Index 1911-1956

Deaths from other sources

A significant source of death and related information for eastern Idaho families can be found at the following website Eastern Idaho Death Index.

Societies and Libraries

Many public libraries provide internet access to sites of value to the family historian. Some have special collections of historical and cultural interest, as well. The following libraries may have some resources of value, but use of some or all of them may require a visit to the library.

  • Oneida County District
    31 N 100 W
    Malad, ID 83252
    Phone: (208) 766-2229
    Website
  • The Oneida County Pioneer Museum is located in Malad. It houses many artifacts from the pioneer period.

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Idaho State Historical Society Reference Series, Number 10, Counties and County Seats, Reissued July, 1991.
  3. Public Archives and Research Library, Idaho State Historical Society, Boise
  4. Public Archives and Research Library, Idaho State Historical Society, Boise
  5. Public Archives and Research Library, Idaho State Historical Society, Boise