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Guide to '''Canyon County, Idaho ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.<br>
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'''Quick start:'''  
  
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*[[Canyon County, Idaho#Census|Census]]
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*[[Canyon County, Idaho#Birth|Birth]]
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*[[Canyon County, Idaho#Death|Death]]
  
 
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=== County Information  ===
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==== Canyon County, Idaho Record Dates  ====
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''<ref>Alice Eichholz, Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources, Revised ed. (Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1992), 123-139. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27rb 1992</ref></center>
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=== Quick Facts  ===
 
=== Quick Facts  ===
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''7 March 1891:''' Canyon County was created from [[Ada County, Idaho|Ada]] and [[Owyhee County, Idaho|Owyhee]] <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''7 March 1891:''' Canyon County was created from [[Ada County, Idaho Genealogy|Ada]] and [[Owyhee County, Idaho Genealogy|Owyhee]] <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
'''15 March 1915:''' [[Gem County, Idaho|Gem County]] created from parts of Boise and Canyon Counties  
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'''15 March 1915:''' [[Gem County, Idaho Genealogy|Gem County]] created from parts of Boise and Canyon Counties  
  
'''28 February 1917:''' [[Payette County, Idaho|Payette County]] created from part of Canyon County  
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'''28 February 1917:''' [[Payette County, Idaho Genealogy|Payette County]] created from part of Canyon County  
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places/Localities  ==
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
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=== Places/Localities  ===
  
 
{{Canyon County, Idaho}} The preceding 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.  
 
{{Canyon County, Idaho}} The preceding 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.  
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=== Resources  ===
 
=== Resources  ===
  
Many of the older court, land, naturalization, probate, pension, and vital records for Canyon County have been microfilmed and are available at the {{FHL|207375|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}} in Salt Lake City and through their family history centers. They are also available at the [http://http://history.idaho.gov/ Idaho State Archives] 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 Caldwell<ref>Idaho State Historical Society Reference Series, Number 10, ''Counties and County Seats'', Reissued July, 1991.</ref>.  
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The types of records that follow are used for genealogy and family history. Most tell what you may learn and how to locate the records. Links to Internet sites usually go directly to {{PAGENAME}} entries with names, images, or information.
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{{Tip|Don't overlook {{FHL|United States, Idaho, Canyon|place|disp={{PAGENAME}}}} items in the FamilySearch Library Catalog. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see [https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/United_States_Archives_and_Libraries Archives and Libraries].}}
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<br> Many of the older court, land, naturalization, probate, pension, and vital records for Canyon County have been microfilmed and are available at the {{FHL|207375|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}} in Salt Lake City and through their family history centers. They are also available at the [http://history.idaho.gov/archives-collections Idaho State Archives] 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 Caldwell<ref>Idaho State Historical Society Reference Series, Number 10, ''Counties and County Seats'', Reissued July, 1991.</ref>.
  
 
=== Family History Centers  ===
 
=== Family History Centers  ===
  
[[Nampa Idaho Family History Center|Nampa Idaho Family History Center]]  
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}} [[Nampa Idaho Family History Center|Nampa Idaho Family History Center]]  
  
 
=== Archives and Libraries  ===
 
=== Archives and Libraries  ===
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*[http://caldwell.lili.org/ Caldwell Public Library]<br>1010 Dearborn St<br>Caldwell, ID 83605<br>Phone: (208) 459-3242  
 
*[http://caldwell.lili.org/ Caldwell Public Library]<br>1010 Dearborn St<br>Caldwell, ID 83605<br>Phone: (208) 459-3242  
*[http://middleton.lili.org/ Middleton Public Library]<br>307 E Main St<br>Middleton, ID 83644<br>Phone: (208) 585-3931 {{RAOGKcourthouse}}
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*[http://middleton.lili.org/ Middleton Public Library]<br>307 E Main St<br>Middleton, ID 83644<br>Phone: (208) 585-3931  
 
*[http://www.nampalibrary.org/ Nampa Public Library]<br>101 11th Ave S<br>Nampa, ID 83651<br>Phone: (208) 468-5800  
 
*[http://www.nampalibrary.org/ Nampa Public Library]<br>101 11th Ave S<br>Nampa, ID 83651<br>Phone: (208) 468-5800  
 
*[http://notus.lili.org/ Notus Public Library]<br>387 First St<br>Notus, ID 83656<br>Phone: (208) 459-8247  
 
*[http://notus.lili.org/ Notus Public Library]<br>387 First St<br>Notus, ID 83656<br>Phone: (208) 459-8247  
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=== Cemeteries  ===
 
=== Cemeteries  ===
  
{{RAOGKcemetery}}There are many cemeteries in Canyon County. For a list of those that have been identified, and links to transcriptions and/or photographs of tombstones, go to [[Canyon County, Idaho Cemetery Records|Canyon County, Idaho Cemetery Records]].  
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''List of Cemeteries in the county'''
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=15&CScnty=659 Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://canyon.idgenweb.org/cemeteries.html IDGenWeb]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Canyon+Idaho&qt=advanced&dblist=638 WorldCat]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Idaho&county=Canyon&cemetery_name=a Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/id/canyon/cemeteries.htm IDGenWeb Archives]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://usgwtombstones.org/idaho/canyon.html Tombstone Project]
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There are many cemeteries in Canyon County. For a list of those that have been identified, and links to transcriptions and/or photographs of tombstones, go to [[Canyon County, Idaho Cemetery Records|Canyon County, Idaho Cemetery Records]].  
  
For the cemeteries in or immediately adjacent to the cities, please see the city pages for the cities listed above.  
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For the cemeteries in or immediately adjacent to the cities, please see the city pages for the cities listed above.
  
 
=== Census  ===
 
=== Census  ===
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The 1890 federal census for Idaho was destroyed. However, the Idaho State Historical Society Public Archives and Research Library is creating a list of [http://www.history.idaho.gov/idaho-1890-reconstructed-census 1890 Idaho residents] by indexing a variety of records, 1885-1894. This reconstructed list will substitute for the destroyed 1890 federal census.
  
<br> For a summary of census records for the state of Idaho, see [[Idaho Census|Idaho Census Records]].  
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<br> For a summary of census records for the state of Idaho, see [[Idaho Census|Idaho Census Records]].
  
 
=== Church History and Records  ===
 
=== Church History and Records  ===
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*List of [[Canyon County, Idaho LDS Church Stakes and Wards|Canyon County stakes and wards]] to about 1948.
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*The following are local congregations (wards) which existed in Canyon County, Idaho prior to 1950.
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**For original or later records, check with the [[Church History Library]] in Salt Lake City.
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**Many of the records to about 1948 are available at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]]
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=== County Commissioners' Records  ===
 
=== County Commissioners' Records  ===
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=== Court Records  ===
 
=== Court Records  ===
  
Some of the early court records of Canyon County, Idaho have been microfilmed and are available at the [http://history.idaho.gov/County_Records_ISHS_microfilm.pdf Idaho State Archives] in Boise, Idaho. The records filmed include civil suits, divorce papers, judgment dockets, etc. Copies of these microfilmed court records are also available at the {{FHL|366446|title-id|disp=Family History Library}} in Salt Lake City, Utah or at any of the Library's[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Category:Family_History_Centers Family History Centers]. Additional court records and more recent records are housed at the Canyon County courthouse in Caldwell, Idaho, and can be accessed by making a visit there.  
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Some of the early court records of Canyon County, Idaho have been microfilmed and are available at the [http://history.idaho.gov/archives-collections Idaho State Archives] in Boise, Idaho. The records filmed include civil suits, divorce papers, judgment dockets, etc. Copies of these microfilmed court records are also available at the {{FHL|366446|title-id|disp=Family History Library}} in Salt Lake City, Utah or at any of the Library's[[:Category:Family History Centers|Family History Centers]]. Additional court records and more recent records are housed at the Canyon County courthouse in Caldwell, Idaho, and can be accessed by making a visit there.  
  
 
Some of the records of the courts of Canyon County that have been microfilmed include:  
 
Some of the records of the courts of Canyon County that have been microfilmed include:  
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Land and Property records are usually found in the county in which the transactions took place.&nbsp; In Canyon county you can visit the county courthouse located in Caldwell, Idaho to access these records.  
 
Land and Property records are usually found in the county in which the transactions took place.&nbsp; In Canyon county you can visit the county courthouse located in Caldwell, Idaho to access these records.  
  
The [http://history.idaho.gov/county_microfilm.html Idaho State Archives] has microfilmed some of the earlier Canyon County records, and these can be viewed by visiting the Archives in Boise, Idaho.  
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The [http://history.idaho.gov/archives-collections Idaho State Archives] has microfilmed some of the earlier Canyon County records, and these can be viewed by visiting the Archives in Boise, Idaho.  
  
 
The Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah has microfilmed the following {{FHL|534347|subject-id|disp=land and property records}} found in the Canyon County courthouse which can be viewed at the Library in Salt Lake City or at any of its[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers|Family History Centers]]:  
 
The Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah has microfilmed the following {{FHL|534347|subject-id|disp=land and property records}} found in the Canyon County courthouse which can be viewed at the Library in Salt Lake City or at any of its[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers|Family History Centers]]:  
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=== Maps  ===
 
=== Maps  ===
  
In 1895 George Ogle published the "Standard Atlas of Canyon County, Idaho, Including&nbsp;a Plat Book&nbsp;of the&nbsp;Villages, Cities and Townships of the County; Map of the State, United States and World, Patrons Directory.” See [http://worldcat.org WorldCat ]for libraries’ holdings.
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[[Image:Idcanyon.jpg|300px|Idcanyon.jpg]] In 1895 George Ogle published the "Standard Atlas of Canyon County, Idaho, Including&nbsp;a Plat Book&nbsp;of the&nbsp;Villages, Cities and Townships of the County; Map of the State, United States and World, Patrons Directory.”  
  
 
Links to online maps include:  
 
Links to online maps include:  
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World War I draft registration cards, 1917-1918, for Canyon County have been microfilmed. Copies of these records are available at the Family History Library (their {{FHL|746974|title-id|disp=microfilm number 1452112}}) and are also [http://content.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=6482&path=Idaho.Canyon+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 Canyon County have been microfilmed. Copies of these records are available at the Family History Library (their {{FHL|746974|title-id|disp=microfilm number 1452112}}) and are also [http://content.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=6482&path=Idaho.Canyon+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.  
  
Soldiers Discharge Records, 1919-1945, for Canyon County have been microfilmed and are available at both the [http://history.idaho.gov/County_Records_ISHS_microfilm.pdf Idaho State Archives] in Boise and the {{FHL|366665|title-id|disp=Family History Library}} in Salt Lake City or at any of the Library's [[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers|Family History Centers]].  
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Soldiers Discharge Records, 1919-1945, for Canyon County have been microfilmed and are available at both the [http://history.idaho.gov/archives-collections Idaho State Archives] in Boise and the {{FHL|366665|title-id|disp=Family History Library}} in Salt Lake City or at any of the Library's [[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers|Family History Centers]].
  
 
=== Miscellaneous Series  ===
 
=== Miscellaneous Series  ===
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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.  
 
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.  
  
Both the Idaho State Archives in Boise, Idaho, and the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah have copies of the miscellaneous record of&nbsp;Canyon County. The originals are held in the&nbsp;Canyon County courthouse in Caldwell, Idaho and can be accessed by visiting there. Copies in the [http://history.idaho.gov/County_Records_ISHS_microfilm.pdf Idaho State Archives ]are available for viewing in Boise. Those held by the {{FHL|366524|title-id|disp=Family History Library}} can be viewed either at the Library in Salt Lake City or at any of its [https://www.familysearch.org/locations Family History Centers.]  
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Both the Idaho State Archives in Boise, Idaho, and the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah have copies of the miscellaneous record of Canyon County. The originals are held in the Canyon County courthouse in Caldwell, Idaho and can be accessed by visiting there. Copies in the [http://history.idaho.gov/archives-collections Idaho State Archives] are available for viewing in Boise. Those held by the {{FHL|366524|title-id|disp=Family History Library}} can be viewed either at the Library in Salt Lake City or at any of its [https://www.familysearch.org/locations Family History Centers.]
  
 
=== Naturalization and Citizenship  ===
 
=== 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. One volume of Canyon County naturalization records are included in a [http://history.idaho.gov/naturalization.html Naturalization Index] at the Idaho State Archives in Boise, available online.  
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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. One volume of Canyon County naturalization records are included in a [http://history.idaho.gov/naturalization Naturalization Index] at the Idaho State Archives in Boise, available online.
  
 
=== Newspapers  ===
 
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===== Historical  =====
 
===== Historical  =====
  
The [http://history.idaho.gov/library_collections.html#anchor566425 Idaho State Archives] has microfilmed&nbsp;the following&nbsp;Canyon County newspapers:  
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The [http://history.idaho.gov/digital-newspapers Idaho State Archives] has microfilmed&nbsp;the following&nbsp;Canyon County newspapers:  
  
Blab: 1910:10:17, 1912:8:5, 11:11<br>Boise Valley Herald: 1928:6:14-1968:9:26<br>Boise Valley Herald: 1968:09:12<br>Caldwell Daily News: 1907:10:5-1923:4:30<br>Caldwell Daily News: 1920:10:29<br>Caldwell Daily News: 1922:06:26<br>Caldwell News: 1904:12:3, 1905:12:6, 1906:11:21<br>Caldwell News: 1918:10:03<br>Caldwell News: 1926:1:7-1928: 4:5<br>Caldwell News-Tribune: 1928:4:12-1975:12:31<br>Caldwell Progress Bulletin: 1959:10:14-1959:12:2<br>Caldwell Record: 1897:3:3, 1901:2:27<br>Caldwell Record: 1897:2:17, 1898:5:11, 8:17, 1900:2:7, 2:14<br>Caldwell Times, 1983: 1983:1: 13-1985: 4:17<br>Caldwell Tribune: 1883: 12:22-1926:12:31<br>Caldwell Tribune: 1895:6:8, 1898:5:21, 1906:11:24<br>Canyon County Weekly: 1969:5:1-1971:2:25<br>Canyon County Weekly Herald: 1971:5:4-1975:2:27<br>Canyon Herald: 1975:5:6-1982:8:25<br>County-Wide Sunday Limelight: 1951:11:18-1952:7:13<br>Daily Nampa Leader-Herald: 1930:10:23-1937:8:28<br>Daily Nampa Leader-Herald: 1926:2:16-1936:6:11<br>Gateway Journal: 1995:3:9-1995:11:9<br>Gem State Rural: 1895:9:15-1916:9:<br>Idaho Conservative: 1968:05:00<br>Idaho Free Press: 1919:4:9-1980:6:30<br>Idaho Granger: 1931:5:-1946:1:<br>Idaho Leader, 1899: 1899:10:28-1904:12:20<br>Idaho Leader, 1918: 1918:8:17-24, 1920:10:2-9<br>Idaho Leader, 1919: 1919:1:4-1919:12:20<br>Idaho Leader, 1920: 1920:1:3-1920:12:18<br>Idaho Press-Tribune: 1980:7:1-9999<br>Idaho Woman: 1897:04:15<br>Idaho's Lamplighter: 1950:1-1954:<br>Middleton Gazette: 1986:5:16-1995:12:7<br>Middleton Herald: 1907:6:28-1928:6:7<br>Nampa Evening Leader: 1907:4:1-1907:8:31<br>Nampa Leader: 1898:05:06<br>Nampa Leader: 1898:5:6-1904:11:8<br>Nampa Leader-Herald: 1904:12:27-1930:10:21<br>Nampa Progress: 1889:9:14-1895:1:18<br>Nampa Times: 1902:8:30, 1904:5:20<br>News-Tribune: 1967:1:2-1980:6:30<br>Parma Herald: 1903:10:17-1917:10:11<br>Parma Review: 1909:12:3-1993:6:29<br>Review: 1993:6:30-1995:3:8<br>Shovel: Vol. 1/1 No Date<br>Western Canyon Chronicle: 2002:12:12-2004:6:24<br>Wilder Herald: 1918:6:7-1969:4:25  
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Blab: 1910:10:17, 1912:8:5, 11:11<br>Boise Valley Herald: 1928:6:14-1968:9:26<br>Boise Valley Herald: 1968:09:12<br>Caldwell Daily News: 1907:10:5-1923:4:30<br>Caldwell Daily News: 1920:10:29<br>Caldwell Daily News: 1922:06:26<br>Caldwell News: 1904:12:3, 1905:12:6, 1906:11:21<br>Caldwell News: 1918:10:03<br>Caldwell News: 1926:1:7-1928: 4:5<br>Caldwell News-Tribune: 1928:4:12-1975:12:31<br>Caldwell Progress Bulletin: 1959:10:14-1959:12:2<br>Caldwell Record: 1897:3:3, 1901:2:27<br>Caldwell Record: 1897:2:17, 1898:5:11, 8:17, 1900:2:7, 2:14<br>Caldwell Times, 1983: 1983:1: 13-1985: 4:17<br>Caldwell Tribune: 1883: 12:22-1926:12:31<br>Caldwell Tribune: 1895:6:8, 1898:5:21, 1906:11:24<br>Canyon County Weekly: 1969:5:1-1971:2:25<br>Canyon County Weekly Herald: 1971:5:4-1975:2:27<br>Canyon Herald: 1975:5:6-1982:8:25<br>County-Wide Sunday Limelight: 1951:11:18-1952:7:13<br>Daily Nampa Leader-Herald: 1930:10:23-1937:8:28<br>Daily Nampa Leader-Herald: 1926:2:16-1936:6:11<br>Gateway Journal: 1995:3:9-1995:11:9<br>Gem State Rural: 1895:9:15-1916:9:<br>Idaho Conservative: 1968:05:00<br>Idaho Free Press: 1919:4:9-1980:6:30<br>Idaho Granger: 1931:5:-1946:1:<br>Idaho Leader, 1899: 1899:10:28-1904:12:20<br>Idaho Leader, 1918: 1918:8:17-24, 1920:10:2-9<br>Idaho Leader, 1919: 1919:1:4-1919:12:20<br>Idaho Leader, 1920: 1920:1:3-1920:12:18<br>Idaho Press-Tribune: 1980:7:1-9999<br>Idaho Woman: 1897:04:15<br>Idaho's Lamplighter: 1950:1-1954:<br>Middleton Gazette: 1986:5:16-1995:12:7<br>Middleton Herald: 1907:6:28-1928:6:7<br>Nampa Evening Leader: 1907:4:1-1907:8:31<br>Nampa Leader: 1898:05:06<br>Nampa Leader: 1898:5:6-1904:11:8<br>Nampa Leader-Herald: 1904:12:27-1930:10:21<br>Nampa Progress: 1889:9:14-1895:1:18<br>Nampa Times: 1902:8:30, 1904:5:20<br>News-Tribune: 1967:1:2-1980:6:30<br>Parma Herald: 1903:10:17-1917:10:11<br>Parma Review: 1909:12:3-1993:6:29<br>Review: 1993:6:30-1995:3:8<br>Shovel: Vol. 1/1 No Date<br>Western Canyon Chronicle: 2002:12:12-2004:6:24<br>Wilder Herald: 1918:6:7-1969:4:25
  
 
=== Probate Records  ===
 
=== Probate Records  ===
  
The original probate records are maintained at the Canyon County courthouse in Caldwell, Idaho. Some of the earlier records of probate cases have been microfilmed and copies are available at the [http://history.idaho.gov/County_Records_ISHS_microfilm.pdf Idaho State Archives ]and at the {{FHL|Idaho%2C++Canyon|subject|disp=Family History Library}} in Salt Lake City. These include:  
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*'''1857 – 1989''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9047 Idaho Wills and Probate Records 1857-1989] at [http://home.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] — index and images $
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The original probate records are maintained at the Canyon County courthouse in Caldwell, Idaho. Some of the earlier records of probate cases have been microfilmed and copies are available at the [http://history.idaho.gov/idaho-state-archives Idaho State Archives ]and at the {{FHL|Idaho%2C++Canyon|subject|disp=Family History Library}} in Salt Lake City. These include:  
  
 
*Wills, 1893-1939  
 
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==== Births  ====
 
==== Births  ====
  
The Birth Registers for Canyon County, 1907-1911, have been microfilmed and are available at the [http://history.idaho.gov/ Idaho State Archives] in Boise and at the {{FHL|366365|title-id|disp=Family History Library}} in Salt Lake City, Utah. Birth records, 1911 to present, for individuals born in Canyon 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 Vital Records|Idaho]]'' for more details.  
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*'''1861 - 1911''' {{RecordSearch|2110744|Idaho, Birth Index, 1861-1911}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1883 - 1929''' {{RecordSearch|1951759|Idaho County Birth and Death Records 1883-1929}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index and images
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The Birth Registers for Canyon County, 1907-1911, have been microfilmed and are available at the [http://history.idaho.gov/idaho-state-archives Idaho State Archives] in Boise and at the {{FHL|366365|title-id|disp=Family History Library}} in Salt Lake City, Utah. Birth records, 1911 to present, for individuals born in Canyon 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 Vital Records|Idaho]]'' for more details.  
  
Some [[Idaho Births and Christenings (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Idaho births and christenings]](1856-1965) are online.  
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Some [[Idaho Births and Christenings (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Idaho births and christenings]](1856-1965) are online.
  
 
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[[Idaho Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Idaho marriages]] 1878-1898, 1903-1942 are online. The Marriage License and Certificates, books 1-13, 1892-1938 have been microfilmed and are available at the [http://history.idaho.gov/County_Records_ISHS_microfilm.pdf Idaho State Archives] in Boise and at the {{FHL|474174|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}} in Salt Lake City. A Marriage Register, vol. 1-2, 1907-1930 and a book of Marriage Certificates, 1895-1900 are also available on microfilm the both the State Archives and the Family History Library.<br>  
 
[[Idaho Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Idaho marriages]] 1878-1898, 1903-1942 are online. The Marriage License and Certificates, books 1-13, 1892-1938 have been microfilmed and are available at the [http://history.idaho.gov/County_Records_ISHS_microfilm.pdf Idaho State Archives] in Boise and at the {{FHL|474174|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}} in Salt Lake City. A Marriage Register, vol. 1-2, 1907-1930 and a book of Marriage Certificates, 1895-1900 are also available on microfilm the both the State Archives and the Family History Library.<br>  
  
Also use the [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernstates/search.cfm '''Western States Marriage Index''' ](website) to find your Canyon County marriages. There are 7,212 marriages dating from Jun 1880 to Jun 1942 in their collection.  
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Also use the [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernstates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index](website) to find your Canyon County marriages. There are 7,212 marriages dating from Jun 1880 to Jun 1942 in their collection.
  
 
==== Deaths  ====
 
==== Deaths  ====
  
Death registers from 1907 to 1912 have been microfilmed by the {{FHL|366403|title-id|disp=Family History Library}} and are available through their loan system and at the [http://history.idaho.gov/County_Records_ISHS_microfilm.pdf Idaho State Archives].&nbsp; Online are [[Idaho Deaths and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Idaho deaths and burials]] 1907-1965.  
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*'''1883 - 1929''' {{RecordSearch|1951759|Idaho County Birth and Death Records 1883-1929}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1938 - 1961''' {{RecordSearch|2612577|Idaho Death Certificates, 1938-1961}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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Death registers from 1907 to 1912 have been microfilmed by the {{FHL|366403|title-id|disp=Family History Library}} and are available through their loan system and at the [http://history.idaho.gov/archives-collections Idaho State Archives] Online are [[Idaho Deaths and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Idaho deaths and burials]] 1907-1965.
  
*[http://cchsociety1002.qwestoffice.net/ Our Memories Museum-Canyon County Historical Society]‎<br>1122 Main Street, Caldwell, ID 83605-3844<br>(208) 459-1413
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*[http://www.canyoncountyhistory.com/index.html Canyon County Historical Society]‎<br>1122 Main Street, Caldwell, ID 83605-3844<br>(208) 459-1413
  
 
Maintains Nampa Train Depot and Indian Creek Museum  
 
Maintains Nampa Train Depot and Indian Creek Museum  
  
 
==== Family History Centers  ====
 
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
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*[[Nampa Idaho Family History Center]]
  
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*[http://canyon.idgenweb.org/ The Canyon County Idaho GenWeb Project], part of [[IDGenWeb|The IDGenWeb Project]]  
 
*[http://canyon.idgenweb.org/ The Canyon County Idaho GenWeb Project], part of [[IDGenWeb|The IDGenWeb Project]]  
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/id/canyon/canyon.htm USGenWeb Archives]  
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/id/canyon/canyon.htm USGenWeb Archives]  
*[http://usgwarchives.org/id/canyon/canyon.htm USGenWeb Archives] backup site
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*{{FHL|207375|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}  
*{{FHL|207375|subject-id|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/ID/Canyon/ Canyon County, Idaho Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/ID/Canyon/ Canyon County, Idaho Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
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Latest revision as of 21:52, 31 March 2017

United States
Idaho
Canyon County

Guide to Canyon County, Idaho ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.


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Canyon County, Idaho
Map
Map of Idaho highlighting Canyon County
Location in the state of Idaho
Map of the U.S. highlighting Idaho
Location of Idaho in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 7, 1891
County Seat Caldwell
Courthouse
Canyon County CH.jpg
Address 1115 Albany Street
Caldwell, ID 83605
Phone: (208) 454-7337
Fax: (208) 454-6689
Email: canyoncountyclerk@canyonco.org
Website: www.canyoncounty.org
Named for: Snake River Canyon
Snake-river-canyon.jpg


County Information

Canyon County, Idaho Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records[1]
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1907 1892 1907 1870 1865 1865

Quick Facts

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Canyon County, Idaho

Named for the Snake River canyon forming the natural boundary with Owyhee County.

Parent County

7 March 1891: Canyon County was created from Ada and Owyhee [2]

Boundary Changes

15 March 1915: Gem County created from parts of Boise and Canyon Counties

28 February 1917: Payette County created from part of Canyon County

Record Loss

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Places/Localities

The preceding 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 Canyon County, Idaho was compiled from the Lists of Places in Idaho in Wikipedia and from the map of Canyon County in Virtual Earth.

Resources

The types of records that follow are used for genealogy and family history. Most tell what you may learn and how to locate the records. Links to Internet sites usually go directly to Canyon County, Idaho Genealogy entries with names, images, or information.


Many of the older court, land, naturalization, probate, pension, and vital records for Canyon 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 Archives 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 Caldwell[3].

Family History Centers

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See Family History Center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center. Nampa Idaho Family History Center

Archives 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.

Cemeteries

Tombstone Transcriptions Online Tombstone Transcriptions in Print List of Cemeteries in the county
Findagrave.com Family History Library Findagrave.com
IDGenWeb WorldCat Billion Graves
IDGenWeb Archives
Tombstone Project
Idaho Gravestones
Billion Graves
See Idaho Cemeteries for more information.

There are many cemeteries in Canyon County. For a list of those that have been identified, and links to transcriptions and/or photographs of tombstones, go to Canyon County, Idaho Cemetery Records.

For the cemeteries in or immediately adjacent to the cities, please see the city pages for the cities listed above.

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
19007,497
191025,323237.8%
192026,9326.4%
193030,93014.8%
194040,98732.5%
195053,59730.8%
196057,6627.6%
197061,2886.3%
198083,75636.7%
199090,0767.5%
2000131,44145.9%
sources:[4][5]


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.


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

Church History and Records

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (Mormons)
  • The following are local congregations (wards) which existed in Canyon County, Idaho prior to 1950.
  • 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

The minute books of the County Commissioners contain interesting tidbits of history about the county as well as the names of individuals appealing to the County Commissioners for action on issues of concern to them. Minutes of those meetings were recorded from the formation of the county, for most counties. Some counties now post the minutes of current meetings online.

Most of these records have been preserved in the county courthouses of the State of Idaho. Few have been microfilmed. Contact the county clerk for information about years covered and availability.

Court Records

Some of the early court records of Canyon County, Idaho have been microfilmed and are available at the Idaho State Archives in Boise, Idaho. The records filmed include civil suits, divorce papers, judgment dockets, etc. Copies of these microfilmed court records are also available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah or at any of the Library'sFamily History Centers. Additional court records and more recent records are housed at the Canyon County courthouse in Caldwell, Idaho, and can be accessed by making a visit there.

Some of the records of the courts of Canyon County that have been microfilmed include:

  • Power of attorney, 1865-1948; index, 1865-1976

Directories

The Gem State Rural's 1916-17 Farm Directory of Canyon County, Idaho is available at the Idaho State Archives, the Nampa Public Library, and at the University of Idaho in Moscow. It lists landowners by town, including those owning land in these two counties, but residing elsewhere. The size of the family, amount of acreage owned, the location of the land, and a list of crops and livestock raised on each farm is also included.

History

The book Canyon County : A Treasure of Land and Its People is available at various libraries nationwide.

The Canyon County IDGenWeb has posted a brief history online.

Land and Property

Land and Property records are usually found in the county in which the transactions took place.  In Canyon county you can visit the county courthouse located in Caldwell, Idaho to access these records.

The Idaho State Archives has microfilmed some of the earlier Canyon County records, and these can be viewed by visiting the Archives in Boise, Idaho.

The Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah has microfilmed the following land and property records found in the Canyon County courthouse which can be viewed at the Library in Salt Lake City or at any of itsFamily History Centers:

  • Declaration of homesteads, 1868-1919; index, 1868-1977
  • Deeds, 1865-1902; index, ca. 1865-1902

Maps

Idcanyon.jpg In 1895 George Ogle published the "Standard Atlas of Canyon County, Idaho, Including a Plat Book of the Villages, Cities and Townships of the County; Map of the State, United States and World, Patrons Directory.”

Links to online maps include:

Migration

Early migration routes to and from Canyon County, Idaho Genealogy for European and African American settlers included:

Military History and Records

World War I draft registration cards, 1917-1918, for Canyon County have been microfilmed. Copies of these records are available at the Family History Library (their microfilm number 1452112) 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.

Soldiers Discharge Records, 1919-1945, for Canyon County have been microfilmed and are available at both the Idaho State Archives in Boise and the Family History Library in Salt Lake City or at any of the Library's Family History Centers.

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.

Both the Idaho State Archives in Boise, Idaho, and the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah have copies of the miscellaneous record of Canyon County. The originals are held in the Canyon County courthouse in Caldwell, Idaho and can be accessed by visiting there. Copies in the Idaho State Archives are available for viewing in Boise. Those held by the Family History Library can be viewed either at the Library in Salt Lake City or at any of its Family History Centers.

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. One volume of Canyon County naturalization records are included in a Naturalization Index at the Idaho State Archives in Boise, available online.

Newspapers

Current


Historical

The Idaho State Archives has microfilmed the following Canyon County newspapers:

Blab: 1910:10:17, 1912:8:5, 11:11
Boise Valley Herald: 1928:6:14-1968:9:26
Boise Valley Herald: 1968:09:12
Caldwell Daily News: 1907:10:5-1923:4:30
Caldwell Daily News: 1920:10:29
Caldwell Daily News: 1922:06:26
Caldwell News: 1904:12:3, 1905:12:6, 1906:11:21
Caldwell News: 1918:10:03
Caldwell News: 1926:1:7-1928: 4:5
Caldwell News-Tribune: 1928:4:12-1975:12:31
Caldwell Progress Bulletin: 1959:10:14-1959:12:2
Caldwell Record: 1897:3:3, 1901:2:27
Caldwell Record: 1897:2:17, 1898:5:11, 8:17, 1900:2:7, 2:14
Caldwell Times, 1983: 1983:1: 13-1985: 4:17
Caldwell Tribune: 1883: 12:22-1926:12:31
Caldwell Tribune: 1895:6:8, 1898:5:21, 1906:11:24
Canyon County Weekly: 1969:5:1-1971:2:25
Canyon County Weekly Herald: 1971:5:4-1975:2:27
Canyon Herald: 1975:5:6-1982:8:25
County-Wide Sunday Limelight: 1951:11:18-1952:7:13
Daily Nampa Leader-Herald: 1930:10:23-1937:8:28
Daily Nampa Leader-Herald: 1926:2:16-1936:6:11
Gateway Journal: 1995:3:9-1995:11:9
Gem State Rural: 1895:9:15-1916:9:
Idaho Conservative: 1968:05:00
Idaho Free Press: 1919:4:9-1980:6:30
Idaho Granger: 1931:5:-1946:1:
Idaho Leader, 1899: 1899:10:28-1904:12:20
Idaho Leader, 1918: 1918:8:17-24, 1920:10:2-9
Idaho Leader, 1919: 1919:1:4-1919:12:20
Idaho Leader, 1920: 1920:1:3-1920:12:18
Idaho Press-Tribune: 1980:7:1-9999
Idaho Woman: 1897:04:15
Idaho's Lamplighter: 1950:1-1954:
Middleton Gazette: 1986:5:16-1995:12:7
Middleton Herald: 1907:6:28-1928:6:7
Nampa Evening Leader: 1907:4:1-1907:8:31
Nampa Leader: 1898:05:06
Nampa Leader: 1898:5:6-1904:11:8
Nampa Leader-Herald: 1904:12:27-1930:10:21
Nampa Progress: 1889:9:14-1895:1:18
Nampa Times: 1902:8:30, 1904:5:20
News-Tribune: 1967:1:2-1980:6:30
Parma Herald: 1903:10:17-1917:10:11
Parma Review: 1909:12:3-1993:6:29
Review: 1993:6:30-1995:3:8
Shovel: Vol. 1/1 No Date
Western Canyon Chronicle: 2002:12:12-2004:6:24
Wilder Herald: 1918:6:7-1969:4:25

Probate Records

Online Probate Records

The original probate records are maintained at the Canyon County courthouse in Caldwell, Idaho. Some of the earlier records of probate cases have been microfilmed and copies are available at the Idaho State Archives and at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. These include:

  • Wills, 1893-1939
  • General index to probate records, 1885-1959
  • Probate records, vols. 1-5, 1895-1926

Taxation

Existing tax assessment rolls for Canyon County should be in the county courthouse in Caldwell or in the Idaho State Archives in Boise.

Vital Records

Births

Online Records


The Birth Registers for Canyon County, 1907-1911, have been microfilmed and are available at the Idaho State Archives in Boise and at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah. Birth records, 1911 to present, for individuals born in Canyon 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.

Some Idaho births and christenings(1856-1965) are online.

Marriages

Idaho marriages 1878-1898, 1903-1942 are online. The Marriage License and Certificates, books 1-13, 1892-1938 have been microfilmed and are available at the Idaho State Archives in Boise and at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. A Marriage Register, vol. 1-2, 1907-1930 and a book of Marriage Certificates, 1895-1900 are also available on microfilm the both the State Archives and the Family History Library.

Also use the Western States Marriage Index(website) to find your Canyon County marriages. There are 7,212 marriages dating from Jun 1880 to Jun 1942 in their collection.

Deaths

Online Records


Death registers from 1907 to 1912 have been microfilmed by the Family History Library and are available through their loan system and at the Idaho State Archives Online are Idaho deaths and burials 1907-1965.

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Maintains Nampa Train Depot and Indian Creek Museum

Family History Centers

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See Family History Center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

Websites

References

  1. Alice Eichholz, Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources, Revised ed. (Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1992), 123-139. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27rb 1992
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. Idaho State Historical Society Reference Series, Number 10, Counties and County Seats, Reissued July, 1991.
  4. census.gov - Idaho population by county, 1900-90 accessed 2009-05-03
  5. quickfacts.census.gov - Canyon County accessed 2009-05-03
  6. Jim Tompkins, "The Oregon Trail 1841-1848 Map V" in Oregon Trail Landmarks at http://www.oregonpioneers.com/OTMap5.jpg (accessed 18 July 2011).