Canyon County, Idaho Cemetery Records

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The following are cemeteries in Canyon County that have been identified, with their location and any links to abstracts of their records. When multiple transcriptions are listed, they may contain differing 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
Brethren 1 mile south of Hwy. 20, 1/4 mile east of The Brethren Church. This cemetery is located in Ada County, not Canyon County. Some records of this cemetery at the Idaho State Archives[1] in Boise; 1960s transcription in book form at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Cemetery Records of Idaho Vol. 11
Canyon Hill Caldwell Some records of this cemetery at the Idaho State Archives in Boise; transcription and some photos of 8,268 gravestones at rootsweb, Canyon Hill Cemetary website; transcription and some photos of 16,493, tombstones available through Find-a-grave website[2] (24 Nov 2009); photos of 3 gravestones available at idahogravestones[3]
Catholic Cemetery 1 m S of Nampa on S. Powerline Rd Some records of this cemetery at the Idaho State Archives in Boise
Fargo Approximately 4 miles north of Homedale Some records of this cemetery at the Idaho State Archives in Boise; transcription and some photos of 49 gravestones available at rootsweb, Fargo Cemetery website; transcriptions of 143 gravestones available through Find-a-Grave website
Greenleaf Greenleaf Some records of this cemetery at the Idaho State Archives in Boise; transcription and some photos of at least 353 gravestones available at rootsweb, Greenleaf Cemetery website; transcriptions of 939 gravestones available through Find-a-Grave
Hillcrest Mausoleum Caldwell, Approximately 7 miles northwest of Nampa Part of Hillcrest Memorial Gardens (See Below)
Hillcrest Memorial Gardens Caldwell, approximately 7 miles northwest of Nampa Some records of this cemetery at the Idaho State Archives in Boise; transcription and some photos of at least 232 gravestones (updated 10-02-2015) available at rootsweb, Hillcrest Memorial Gardens website; 1960s transcription in book form at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Cemetery Records of Idaho, Vol. 11; transcriptions of 9,007 gravestones available through Find-a-Grave website; photos of 2 headstones in mausoleum available at idahogravestones website
Knowlton Heights Cemetery (Also known as Peaceful Valley Cemetery) Knowlton Heights, 10 m S of Caldwell Some records of this cemetery at the Idaho State Archives in Boise; transcriptions of 613 gravestones available through Find-a-Grave website
Kohlerlawn Cemetery Nampa Some records of this cemetery at the Idaho State Archives in Boise; transcription and some photos of 3,650 gravestones available at rootsweb, Kohlerlawn Cemetery website; transcriptions of 12,189 headstones available through Find-a-Grave website; photos of 7 gravestones available at idahogravestones website. The City of Nampa has also placed a cemetery database online with special look ups for Veterans, etc.
Lower Boise Approximately 4 miles southeast of Parma Transcriptions of 921 gravestones available through Find-a-Grave website; transcription and some photos of gravestones available at rootsweb, Lower Boise website
Melba Melba Some records of this cemetery at the Idaho State Archives in Boise; Transcriptions of 944 gravestones available through Find-a-Grave website
Middleton Middleton Some records of this cemetery at the Idaho State Archives in Boise; transcription of gravestones updated on 10-02-2015, available at rootsweb, Middleton Cemetery website; transcriptions of 1,701 gravestones available through Find-a-Grave website
Midland Cemetery (Antioch Cemetery) just off Midland Blvd & Orchard Ave, Nampa This cemetery is on private property. There is no public access for it. It is maintained by Lakeview Bible Church, Nampa, Idaho. Some records of this cemetery are at the Idaho State Archives in Boise, Idaho. 8 burials are also listed on the Canyon County GenWeb site - Antioch Cemetery
Mount Calvary Nampa Transcriptions of gravestones updated on 10-12-2015, available at Mount Calvary Cemetery website; transcriptions of 2,024 gravestones available through Find-a-Grave
Notus-Lower Boise Cemetery - 4.5 m W of Notus Some records of this cemetery at the Idaho State Archives in Boise
Parma City City of Parma Some records of this cemetery at the Idaho State Archives in Boise; transcriptions of gravestones updated on 10-02-1015, available at rootsweb, Parma Cemetery website; 1960s transcription in book form at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Cemetery Records of Idaho, Vol. 11; transcriptions of 2,317 gravestones available through Find-a-Grave website
Peaceful Valley (Also known as Knowlton Heights Cemetery) Knowlton Heights, about 2 miles east of Marsing, Idaho Some records of this cemetery at the Idaho State Archives in Boise; transcriptions of 613 gravestones available through Find-a-Grave website
Pleasant Ridge Approx. 2 miles southeast of Greenleaf, Idaho Some records of this cemetery at the Idaho State Archives in Boise; transcriptions of gravestones updated on 10-02-20015, available through rootsweb, Pleasant Ridge Cemetery website; transcriptions of 111 gravestones available through Find-a-Grave website; photo of 1 gravestone available at idahogravestones
Roswell Route 3, Parma Some records of this cemetery at the Idaho State Archives in Boise; transcriptions of gravestones updated on 10-02-2015, available through rootsweb, Roswell Cemetery website; 1960s transcription of Sexton's records and burial certificates in book form at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Cemetery Records of Idaho, Vol. 11; transcriptions of 1,224 gravestones available through Find-a-Grave website
Ward Memorial Cemetery
Some records of this cemetery at the Idaho State Archives in Boise
Wilder 1 mile southwest of Wilder Some records of this cemetery at the Idaho State Archives in Boise; transcriptions of gravestones updated on 10-02-2015, available at rootsweb, Wilder Cemetery website; transcriptions of 3,015 gravestones available through Find-a-Grave website. Five additional interments in the Wilder Cemetery are listed in the Find-a-Grave.com site under Owyhee County, Idaho, even though this cemetery is about five miles from Homedale, the closest town in Owyhee County

In addition to the transcriptions listed in the table above, Findagrave.com has listed approximately 26 additional interments of those buried in Canyon County, but in cemeteries insufficiently identified.

References

  1. The Idaho State Archives, formerly known as Idaho State Historical Society's Public Archives and Research Library (PARL), has transcriptions of many cemeteries for the State of Idaho.
  2. Find-A-Grave.com is an organization of volunteers providing transcriptions and photos of gravestones free of charge.
  3. Idahogravestones.org is an organization of volunteers whose purpose is to capture photographs of gravestones in the cemeteries of Idaho. It operates under USGenWeb, but is separate from the transcriptions of gravestones on the county pages.