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''[[United States Genealogy|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Idaho, United States Genealogy|Idaho]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Gooding County, Idaho Genealogy|Gooding County]]''
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|title=Idaho, Gooding County Records, 1879-1962
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|location=Idaho
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| LOC_01 = Idaho
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| LOC_02 = Gooding
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| LOC_02_type = County
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| loc_map = US Locator Map Idaho Gooding.png
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| state_loc_map = US Locator Idaho.png
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| State_flag = Idaho flag.png
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| record_type =District Court
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| start_year = 1879
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| end_year = 1962
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| FS_URL_01 = [[Idaho Genealogy|Idaho]]
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| FS_URL_02 = [[Idaho Court Records]]
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| FS_URL_03 = [[Gooding County, Idaho ]]
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| FS_URL_04 = [[Idaho Church Records|Church Records]]
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| FS_URL_05 =  [[Idaho Archives and Libraries]]
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| FS_URL_07 = 
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| FS_URL_08 = 
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| FS_URL_09 = 
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| FS_URL_10 = 
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| RW_URL_01 = [http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/ID_Gooding.htm Gooding County, Idaho Free Public Records Directory]
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| RW_URL_02 = 
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| RW_URL_03 = 
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| custodian = 
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== What is in the Collection? ==
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The collection consists of records from the Clerk of the District Court in Gooding. This collection is being published as images become available. The records cover the years 1879 to 1962.
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For a list of records by document type and dates currently published in this collection, select the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//familysearch.org/records/collection/2117003/waypoints Browse].
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===To Browse This Collection===
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|title=Idaho, Gooding County Records, 1879-1962
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== Record Description  ==
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== Collection Content ==
  
Land, naturalization, marriage, military, school and probate records from the Clerk of the District Court in Gooding. This collection is being published as images become available. The records cover the years 1879 to 1960.
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=== Coverage Table and Map ===
  
County officials began keeping records from the time the county was formed.  
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The coverage table shows the places and time periods covered in the records for this collection. Most of the records in the collection are from the time periods listed in the table; however, the collection may have a few records from before or after the time period.<br>
  
For a list of records by document type and dates currently published in this collection, select the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//familysearch.org/records/collection/2117003/waypoints Browse].  
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To see a coverage map of FamilySearch's holdings of Idaho marriages, click [http://user.xmission.com/~jsvare/FR/ID_FRM.html here].
  
=== Citation for This Collection ===
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{| style="border: 2px solid blue;" class="wikitable sortable;"
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|-
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! width="200" | (Type of record)
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! width="150" | (Collection Types)
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! width="150" | (Years)
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|-
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| Land and Property Records
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| Deed Records
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| 1879-1927
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|-
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|
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| Index to Deeds
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| 1884-1978
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|-
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| Sheriff's Deed Records
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| 1917-1920
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|-
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| State Patent Homestead records
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| 1915-1942
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|-
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| US Patent Homestead Records
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| 1884-1960
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|-
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| Military Records
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| US Discharge Records
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| 1916-1960
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|-
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| Naturalization Records
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| Naturalization Papers/Coroner Inquests
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| 1913-1941
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|-
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| Pension Records
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| Old Age Pensions vol 1
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| 1932-1934
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|-
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| Probate Records
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| Estate Files
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| 1899-1945
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|-
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| Will Records
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| 1908-1955
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|-
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| School Records
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| School Census
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| 1921-1946
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|-
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| Vital Records
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| Marriage Affidavits
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| 1913-1962
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|-
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| Marriage Licenses
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| 1933-1960
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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.
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=== Sample Images ===
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[[Idaho, Gooding 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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Image:Idaho, Gooding County Records (12-1153) Homestead Patent DGS 7299968_3.jpg|Homestead Patent
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Image:Idaho, Gooding County Records (12-1153) Marriage Record DGS 7299947_483.jpg|Marriage Record
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Image:Idaho, Gooding County Records (12-1153) Military Discharge DGS 7299972_216.jpg|Military Discharge
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Image:Idaho, Gooding County Records (12-1153) Naturalization Petition DGS 7310964_6.jpg|Naturalization Petition
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Image:Idaho, Gooding County Records (12-1153) Old Age Pension Application DGS 7299964_21.jpg|Old Age Pension Application
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Image:Idaho, Gooding County Records (12-1153) Will DGS 7300001_300.jpg|Will
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== Record Content  ==
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==What Can this Collection Tell Me?==
  
 
The following information is generally found in the records:  
 
The following information is generally found in the records:  
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*Description and value of property or land
 
*Description and value of property or land
  
== How to Use the Record  ==
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== How Do I Search the Collection? ==
  
To begin your search it is helpful to know the following:  
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To begin your search it is helpful to know at least some of the following:  
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*The name of your ancestor.
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*The approximate date the event occurred.
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*The place where the event occurred.
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*The name of the intended spouse.
  
*The place where the event occurred
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Compare the information on the image to what you already know about your ancestor to determine if it is the correct family or person. You may need to compare several images before you find your ancestor. 
*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  ====
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'''View images in this collection by visiting the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/recapi/sord/collection/2117003/waypoints Browse Page] then:'''<br>⇒Select the "Record Category" category<br> ⇒Select the "Record Type, Record Description, and Year Range"
  
To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:<br>⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page<br>⇒Select the "Record Category" category<br>⇒Select the "Record Type, Volume, and Year Range" category which takes you to the images<br>
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For tips about searching on-line collections see the on-line article [[FamilySearch Search Tips and Tricks]].
  
Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.  
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{{Tip | More images are available in the FamilySearch Catalog at [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2117003 | Idaho, Gooding County records, 1879-1962]. Some catalog records link to multiple references. In this case, click on a digital image to find a camera icon to see images.}}
  
==== Using the Information ====
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== What Do I Do Next? ==
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Whenever possible, view the original records to verify the information and to find additional information that might not be reported. These pieces of information can lead you to additional records and family members.  
  
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. For example:
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=== I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now? ===
 
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*Use the age to calculate the birth date to find other records such as birth, christening, marriage, census, and death records.  
*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 probate date as a substitute death date.
*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 name of the undertaker, mortuary, or cemetery to find funeral and cemetery records.
*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 parents' birth places to find former residences and to establish a migration pattern for the family.
 
*Use the parents' birth places to find former residences and to establish a migration pattern for the family.
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*Use the occupations to find employment or military records.
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*Use the information to find additional family members.
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*Repeat this process with additional family members found, to find more generations of the family.
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*[[Idaho Church Records|Church Records]] often were kept years before government records were required and are a good source for finding ancestors before 1900.
  
==== Tips to Keep in Mind ====
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=== I Can’t Find Who I’m Looking for, What Now? === 
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*Try viewing the original record to see if there were errors in the transcription of the name, age, residence, etc.  Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
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*Collect entries for every person who has the same surname. This list can help you identify possible relations that can be verified by records.
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*If you cannot locate your ancestor in the locality in which you believe they lived, then try searching records of a nearby locality in an area search. 
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*Standard spelling of names typically did not exist during the periods our ancestors lived in. Try variations of your ancestor’s name while searching the index or browsing through images. 
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*Remember that sometimes individuals went by [http://usgenweb.org/research/nicknames.shtml nicknames] or alternated between using first and middle names. Try searching for [http://genealogy.about.com/od/first_names/fl/nickname-given-name-equivalents.htm these names] as well. 
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*Search the indexes and records of [[Idaho, United States Genealogy]].
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*Search in the [[Idaho Archives and Libraries]].
  
*The name of the officiator may be a clue to their religion or area of residence in the county.
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== Citing This Collection  ==
*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.
 
*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 also some variation in the information given from one record to another record.
 
  
==== Unable to Find Your Ancestor?  ====
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Citing your sources makes it easy for others to find and evaluate the records you used. When you copy information from a record, list where you found that information. Here you can find citations already created for the entire collection and for each individual record or image.
  
*Check for variant spellings of the surnames.  
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'''Collection Citation''':<br> {{Collection citation | text= "Idaho, Gooding County Records, 1879-1962." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Gooding County Courthouse, Gooding.}}<br><br>
*Check for an index. There are often indexes at the beginning of each volume.  
 
*Search the indexes and records of nearby counties.
 
  
== Related Websites  ==
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'''Image Citation'''<br> {{Image Citation Link
 
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|CID=CID2117003
[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/ID_Gooding.htm Gooding County, Idaho Free Public Records Directory]
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|title=Idaho, Gooding County Records, 1879-1962
 
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== Related Wiki Articles  ==
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'''[[Idaho,_Gooding_County_Records_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records)#Citing_This_Collection#top|Top of Page]]'''
 
 
*[[Gooding County, Idaho]]
 
*[[Idaho]]
 
 
 
== Contributions to This Article  ==
 
 
 
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
 
 
 
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|Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].&nbsp;
 
 
 
=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection  ===
 
 
 
{{Incomplete Citations}}
 
  
“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata &gt; San Ponciano &gt; Matrimonios 1884-1886 &gt; image 71 of 389 images, Artemio Avendano and Clementina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata, Buenos Aires.
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== How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki? ==
  
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This article describes a collection of records at FamilySearch.org.
Gooding, Idaho, United States
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Flag of Idaho
US Locator Map Idaho Gooding.png
Location of Gooding County, Idaho
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Location of Idaho
Record Description
Record Type District Court
Collection years 1879-1962
FamilySearch Resources
Related Websites


What is in the Collection?

The collection consists of records from the Clerk of the District Court in Gooding. This collection is being published as images become available. The records cover the years 1879 to 1962.

For a list of records by document type and dates currently published in this collection, select the Browse.

To Browse This Collection

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Idaho, Gooding County Records, 1879-1962.

Collection Content

Coverage Table and Map

The coverage table shows the places and time periods covered in the records for this collection. Most of the records in the collection are from the time periods listed in the table; however, the collection may have a few records from before or after the time period.

To see a coverage map of FamilySearch's holdings of Idaho marriages, click here.

(Type of record) (Collection Types) (Years)
Land and Property Records Deed Records 1879-1927
Index to Deeds 1884-1978
Sheriff's Deed Records 1917-1920
State Patent Homestead records 1915-1942
US Patent Homestead Records 1884-1960
Military Records US Discharge Records 1916-1960
Naturalization Records Naturalization Papers/Coroner Inquests 1913-1941
Pension Records Old Age Pensions vol 1 1932-1934
Probate Records Estate Files 1899-1945
Will Records 1908-1955
School Records School Census 1921-1946
Vital Records Marriage Affidavits 1913-1962
Marriage Licenses 1933-1960


Sample Images

What Can this Collection 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

How Do I Search the Collection?

To begin your search it is helpful to know at least some of the following:

  • The name of your ancestor.
  • The approximate date the event occurred.
  • The place where the event occurred.
  • The name of the intended spouse.

Compare the information on the image to what you already know about your ancestor to determine if it is the correct family or person. You may need to compare several images before you find your ancestor.

View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page then:
⇒Select the "Record Category" category
⇒Select the "Record Type, Record Description, and Year Range"

For tips about searching on-line collections see the on-line article FamilySearch Search Tips and Tricks.

What Do I Do Next?

Whenever possible, view the original records to verify the information and to find additional information that might not be reported. These pieces of information can lead you to additional records and family members.

I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now?

  • Use the age to calculate the birth date to find other records such as birth, christening, marriage, census, and death records.
  • Use the probate date as a substitute death date.
  • Use the name of the undertaker, mortuary, or cemetery to find funeral and cemetery records.
  • Use the parents' birth places to find former residences and to establish a migration pattern for the family.
  • Use the occupations to find employment or military records.
  • Use the information to find additional family members.
  • Repeat this process with additional family members found, to find more generations of the family.
  • Church Records often were kept years before government records were required and are a good source for finding ancestors before 1900.

I Can’t Find Who I’m Looking for, What Now?

  • Try viewing the original record to see if there were errors in the transcription of the name, age, residence, etc. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
  • Collect entries for every person who has the same surname. This list can help you identify possible relations that can be verified by records.
  • If you cannot locate your ancestor in the locality in which you believe they lived, then try searching records of a nearby locality in an area search.
  • Standard spelling of names typically did not exist during the periods our ancestors lived in. Try variations of your ancestor’s name while searching the index or browsing through images.
  • Remember that sometimes individuals went by nicknames or alternated between using first and middle names. Try searching for these names as well.
  • Search the indexes and records of Idaho, United States Genealogy.
  • Search in the Idaho Archives and Libraries.

Citing This Collection

Citing your sources makes it easy for others to find and evaluate the records you used. When you copy information from a record, list where you found that information. Here you can find citations already created for the entire collection and for each individual record or image.

Collection Citation:

"Idaho, Gooding County Records, 1879-1962." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Gooding County Courthouse, Gooding.

Image Citation

The image citation is available by clicking on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen. You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Idaho, Gooding County Records, 1879-1962.


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