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== Record Description  ==
 
  
This index is an electronic index for the years 1856 to 1965.  
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| FS_URL_01 = [[Idaho Genealogy|Idaho]]
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| FS_URL_02 = [[Idaho Church Records]] 
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| FS_URL_03 = [[Idaho Vital Records]]
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| FS_URL_04 = [[Idaho Archives and Libraries]]
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| RW_URL_01 = [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~idgenweb/ Idaho GenWeb Project]
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| custodian =  Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City
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This collection is not necessarily intended to index any specific set of records. This index is not complete for any particular place or region. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.
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== What is in the Collection? ==
  
=== Citation for This Collection  ===
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This index is an electronic index for the years 1856 to 1965.
  
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.<br>
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This index is not complete for any particular place, region or time period. This collection may include information previously published in the [[International Genealogical Index (IGI) (FamilySearch Historical Records) |International Genealogical Index]] or Vital Records Index collections.
  
{{Collection citation| text = Genealogical Society of Utah. Idaho, Births and Christenings. Index based on data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah.}}  
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===To Browse This Collection===
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{{Collection_Browse_Link
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|CID=CID1674809
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|title=Idaho Births and Christenings, 1856-1965
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}}  
  
[[Idaho Births and Christenings (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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== Collection Content  ==
  
== Record Content and Use  ==
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For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article [[Births and Christenings Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]. <br>
  
For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article [[Births and Christenings Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].
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=== Coverage Table  ===
  
== Coverage Table  ==
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The coverage table shows the places and time periods of the original records in this collection. The table indicates how many records the collection has from each place. 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>
  
The Coverage Table shows the places and time periods of the original records in this collection. The table indicates how many records the collection has from each place. 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>
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| align="center" style="background: #f0f0f0" | '''Locality'''  
| style="background: #f0f0f0" align="center" | '''Births and Christenings, 1856-1965'''  
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| align="center" style="background: #f0f0f0" | '''Births and Christenings, 1856-1965'''  
| style="background: #f0f0f0" align="center" | '''Marriages, 1878-1898; 1903-1942'''  
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| align="center" style="background: #f0f0f0" | '''Marriages, 1878-1898; 1903-1942'''  
| style="background: #f0f0f0" align="center" | '''Deaths and Burials, 1907-1965'''
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| align="center" style="background: #f0f0f0" | '''Deaths and Burials, 1907-1965'''
 
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==What Can this Collection Tell Me?==
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The records in this collection may contain the following information:
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*Name
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*Gender
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*Date of birth
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*Place of birth
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*Date of christening
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*Place of christening
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*Parents' names
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*Race
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*Names of other family members
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== How Do I Search the Collection? ==
  
== Related Websites  ==
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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 of birth.
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*The place where the birth occurred.
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*The names of the child's parents.
  
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~idgenweb/ Idaho GenWeb Project]
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Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information in the list to what you already know about your ancestor to determine if it is the correct family or person. You may need to compare several persons in the list before you find your ancestor. 
  
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
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'''Search by Name by visiting the [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1674809?collectionNameFilter=false Collection Page]'''
  
*[[Idaho]]
 
*I[[Idaho Church Records]]
 
*[[Idaho Vital Records]]
 
  
== Contributions to This Article  ==
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For tips about searching on-line collections see the on-line article [[FamilySearch Search Tips and Tricks]].
  
{{Contributor invite}}
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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. 
  
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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=== I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now? ===
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*Use the information to find other records such as marriage, census, church, land and death records. .
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*Use the occupations to find employment or military records.
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*Use the information to establish a migration pattern and 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.
  
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.
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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]].
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== Citing this Collection == 
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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.  
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'''Collection Citation''':<br>
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{{Collection citation | text= "Idaho, Births and Christenings, 1856-1965" Database. <i>FamilySearch</i>. [http://FamilySearch.org Website]: accessed 2017. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.}}
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<br> '''Record Citation''' (or citation for the index entry):<br> {{Record Citation Link
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|CID=CID1674809
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|title=Idaho Births and Christenings, 1856-1965
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}}
  
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]].
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== How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki? ==
  
[[Category:Idaho|Vital]]
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{{Contributor invite}}

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This article describes a collection of records at FamilySearch.org.
Idaho, United States
Idaho flag.png
Flag of Idaho
US Locator Idaho.png
Location of Idaho
Record Description
Record Type Births and Christenings Index
Collection years 1856-1965
FamilySearch Resources
Related Websites
Archive
Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City


What is in the Collection?

This index is an electronic index for the years 1856 to 1965.

This index is not complete for any particular place, region or time period. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.

To Browse This Collection

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Idaho Births and Christenings, 1856-1965.

Collection Content

For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article Births and Christenings Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records).

Coverage Table

The coverage table shows the places and time periods of the original records in this collection. The table indicates how many records the collection has from each place. 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.

Locality Births and Christenings, 1856-1965 Marriages, 1878-1898; 1903-1942 Deaths and Burials, 1907-1965
Ada 11,044 21,691 1,069
Bannock 1,588 943 1,076
Bear Lake 511 5,543 0
Benewah 572 231 314
Bingham 676 6,144 732
Blaine 1,315 2,563 247
Bonner 430 514 0
Bonneville 320 3,372 3,085
Boundary 216 740 536
Canyon 0 870 574
Cassia 0 2,951 124
Custer 0 365 0
Fremont 0 111 0
Gem 0 190 0
Gooding 134 0 0
Idaho 152 4,558 563
Idaho (state) 52,527 5,501 15,945
Jerome 423 189 0
Kootenai 3,227 11,931 948
Latah 254 2,128 408
Lemhi 131 135 129
Lewis 0 108 0
Lincoln 0 1,623 136
Minidoka 713 314 427
Nez Perce 143 4,051 2,004
Oneida 0 1,826 0
Payette 0 143 0
Power 137 0 0
Shoshone 711 4,470 1,493
Teton 0 0 0
Twin Falls 214 5,139 969
Washington 443 244 474
Total 75,881 88,588 31,253

What Can this Collection Tell Me?

The records in this collection may contain the following information:

  • Name
  • Gender
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Date of christening
  • Place of christening
  • Parents' names
  • Race
  • Names of other family members

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 of birth.
  • The place where the birth occurred.
  • The names of the child's parents.

Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information in the list to what you already know about your ancestor to determine if it is the correct family or person. You may need to compare several persons in the list before you find your ancestor.

Search by Name by visiting the Collection Page


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 information to find other records such as marriage, census, church, land and death records. .
  • Use the occupations to find employment or military records.
  • Use the information to establish a migration pattern and 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, Births and Christenings, 1856-1965" Database. FamilySearch. Website: accessed 2017. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.


Record Citation (or citation for the index entry):

The citation for a record is available with each record in this collection, at the bottom of the record screen. You can search records in this collection by visiting the search page for Idaho Births and Christenings, 1856-1965.


How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.