Idaho, Elmore County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Idaho, Elmore County Records, 1889-1972 .
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Elmore, Idaho, United States
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Location of Elmore County, Idaho
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Record Description
Record Type County Records
Collection years 1889-1972
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What is in the Collection?

The collection consists of images of court, land, naturalization, marriage and probate records from the county clerk's office in Mountain Home. This collection is being published as images become available.

To Browse This Collection

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Idaho, Elmore County Records, 1889-1972.

What Can These Records Tell Me?

The following information is generally found in the records:

  • 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

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  • The location or date of the event

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  • If these are indexes, the original records may contain additional information than was not indexed, or the information might have been indexed incorrectly. You may want to search for the original record at the Idaho, United States Genealogy.

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Citing This Collection

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Collection Citation:

"Idaho, Elmore County Records, 1889-1972." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Elmore County Courthouse, Mountain Home.

Image Citation:

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