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== Record Description  ==
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== What is in the Collection? ==
  
This collection consists of a name index and image browse of Idaho Death Certificates from 1911 to 1937. The certificates are arranged numerically by file number, with a rough chronological arrangement by date of death. The records were acquired from the Department of Health &amp; Welfare in Boise.  
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This collection consists of a name index and image browse of Idaho Death Certificates from 1911 to 1937 and an index only of Idaho Death Certificates from 1938 - 1961. The 1911-1937 certificates are arranged numerically by file number, with a rough chronological arrangement by date of death. The records were acquired from the Department of Health &amp; Welfare in Boise.  
  
 
Statewide registration of deaths was required by law in 1911. The records are held at the State of Idaho Department of Health and Welfare. Earlier death records that may exist are held at the county level. Statewide registration of deaths began in 1911, and was generally complied with by the early 1920’s.  
 
Statewide registration of deaths was required by law in 1911. The records are held at the State of Idaho Department of Health and Welfare. Earlier death records that may exist are held at the county level. Statewide registration of deaths began in 1911, and was generally complied with by the early 1920’s.  
  
A full bibliographic record is available in the [https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog Family History Library Catalog].  
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A full bibliographic record is available in the [https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog FamilySearch Catalog].  
  
== Record Content  ==
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== Collection Content  ==
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Information found in most Idaho death records may include:  
 
Information found in most Idaho death records may include:  
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*Volume, page, and certificate number
 
*Volume, page, and certificate number
  
== How to Use the Records  ==
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== How Do I Search the Collection? ==
  
 
To begin your search it is helpful to know the following:  
 
To begin your search it is helpful to know the following:  
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*The approximate death date
 
*The approximate death date
  
Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.  
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'''Search by Name by visiting the [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1546448?collectionNameFilter=false Collection Page]:'''<br>Fill in the requested information on the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about those in the list to what you already know about your own ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.
  
Compare the information in the death record to what you already know about your ancestor to determine if this is the correct person. You may need to compare the information of more than one person to make this determination.  
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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/1546448/waypoints Browse Page]:'''<br>To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:<br> ⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page <br> ⇒Select the appropriate "Filing Number and Year Range" which takes you to the images.  
  
To search the collection image by image,<br> ⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page <br> ⇒Select the appropriate "Filing Number and Year Range" which takes you to the images.  
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Look at each image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination.  
  
Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination. Keep in mind:  
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With either search keep in mind:  
  
 
*There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.  
 
*There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.  
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*Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.
 
*Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.
  
When you have located your ancestor’s death record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details that can lead you to other records about your ancestors. Add this new information to your records of each family.  
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For tips about searching on-line collections see the on-line article [[FamilySearch Search Tips and Tricks]].
  
The following suggestions may be helpful to you:  
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== I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now? ==
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When you have located your ancestor’s death record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details that can lead you to other records about your ancestors. Add this new information to your records of each family. The following suggestions may be helpful to you:  
  
 
*Use the birth date or age along with the place of birth to find or verify their birth records and parents' names.  
 
*Use the birth date or age along with the place of birth to find or verify their birth records and parents' names.  
 
*Use the birth date or age along with the place of birth to find the family in census 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 (if the deceased is a child) to locate church and land records.  
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*Use the residence and names of the parents (if the deceased is a child) to locate church and land records.
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=== Tips to Keep in Mind  ===
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*Occupations listed can lead you to employment records or other types of records such as military records.  
 
*Occupations listed can lead you to employment records or other types of records such as military records.  
 
*Compile the entries for every person who has the same surname, this is especially helpful in rural areas or if the surname is unusual.  
 
*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 of the deceased who may have died or been buried 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.  
 
*Continue to search the records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives of the deceased who may have died or been buried 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.  
 
*When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct.  
*If you are unable to find the ancestor you are looking for,&nbsp;check for variant spellings of the surnames.
 
 
Keep in mind:
 
 
 
*The most reliable information is the name, date and place of death and burial. Other information will only be as reliable as the informant’s knowledge or memory.  
 
*The most reliable information is the name, date and place of death and burial. Other information will only be as reliable as the informant’s knowledge or memory.  
 
*There is also some variation in the information given from one record to another record.
 
*There is also some variation in the information given from one record to another record.
  
== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
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== I Can't Find Who I'm Looking for, What Now? ==
  
{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [[Idaho Death Certificates (FamilySearch Historical Records)/Known Issues|Wiki article]]. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to [mailto:support@familysearch.org support@familysearch.org]. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.  
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*Look for variant spellings of the names. You should also look for alias names, nicknames and abbreviated names.  
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*Search the indexes and records of nearby localities.  
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*Try alternative search methods such as only filling in the surname search box (or the given name search box) on the landing page leaving the other box empty and then click on search. This should return a list of everyone with that particular name. You could then browse the list for individuals that may be your ancestor.
  
== Related Websites  ==
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{{Tip|Don't overlook {{FHL|Idaho, Death Records|keywords|disp}} items in the FamilySearch Library Catalog. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see the wiki article [[Idaho Archives and Libraries]].}}
  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~idgenweb/ Idaho GenWeb Project]
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== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
*[http://www.deathindexes.com/idaho/index.html Idaho Online Death Index]
 
  
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
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For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [https://familysearch.org/ask/salesforce/viewArticle?urlname=Idaho-Death-Certificates-1911-1937-known-issues&lang=en article]. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to [mailto:support@familysearch.org support@familysearch.org]. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.
*[[Idaho Vital Records|Idaho Vital Records]]
 
  
== Contributions to This Article ==
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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.
  
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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<br> '''Collection Citation''':<br> {{Collection citation | text= "Idaho, Death Certificates, 1911-1937" Database with Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Citing Department of Health and Welfare, Boise.}} <br><br>
  
Citations for individual image records are available for this collection. Browse through images in this collection and click on the “Show Citation” box: [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/records/collection/1546448/waypoints Idaho, Death Certificates, 1911-1937]<br>  
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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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{{Collection citation | text= "Idaho, Death Certificates, 1911-1937" Index and Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Department of Health and Welfare, Boise.}}
 
  
This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.
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== How You Can Contribute ==
  
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This article describes a collection of records at FamilySearch.org.
Idaho, United States
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Location of Idaho
Record Description
Record Type Death Certificates
Collection years 1911-1961
FamilySearch Resources
Related Websites


What is in the Collection?

This collection consists of a name index and image browse of Idaho Death Certificates from 1911 to 1937 and an index only of Idaho Death Certificates from 1938 - 1961. The 1911-1937 certificates are arranged numerically by file number, with a rough chronological arrangement by date of death. The records were acquired from the Department of Health & Welfare in Boise.

Statewide registration of deaths was required by law in 1911. The records are held at the State of Idaho Department of Health and Welfare. Earlier death records that may exist are held at the county level. Statewide registration of deaths began in 1911, and was generally complied with by the early 1920’s.

A full bibliographic record is available in the FamilySearch Catalog.

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Idaho Death Certificates,1911-1937.

Collection Content

Sample Image

Information found in most Idaho death records may include:

  • Name of deceased
  • Date and place of birth
  • Date and place of death
  • Date and place of burial
  • Gender
  • Race
  • Marital status
  • Age
  • Occupation
  • Parent's names
  • Parent's birth place
  • Genealogical Society of Utah microfilm number
  • Volume, page, and certificate number

How Do I Search the Collection?

To begin your search it is helpful to know the following:

  • The place where the death occurred
  • The name of the person at the time of death
  • The approximate death date

Search by Name by visiting the Collection Page:
Fill in the requested information on the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about those in the list to what you already know about your own ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.

View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page:
To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select the appropriate "Filing Number and Year Range" which takes you to the images.

Look at each image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination.

With either search keep in mind:

  • There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
  • You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
  • Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.

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

I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now?

When you have located your ancestor’s death record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details that can lead you to other records about your ancestors. Add this new information to your records of each family. The following suggestions may be helpful to you:

  • Use the birth date or age along with the place of birth to find or verify their birth records and parents' names.
  • 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 (if the deceased is a child) to locate church and land records.

Tips to Keep in Mind

  • Occupations listed can lead you to employment records or other types of records such as military records.
  • 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 of the deceased who may have died or been buried 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.
  • The most reliable information is the name, date and place of death and burial. Other information will only be as reliable as the informant’s knowledge or memory.
  • There is also some variation in the information given from one record to another record.

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

  • Look for variant spellings of the names. You should also look for alias names, nicknames and abbreviated names.
  • Search the indexes and records of nearby localities.
  • Try alternative search methods such as only filling in the surname search box (or the given name search box) on the landing page leaving the other box empty and then click on search. This should return a list of everyone with that particular name. You could then browse the list for individuals that may be your ancestor.

Known Issues with This Collection

Important.png Problems with this collection?
See a list of known issues, workarounds, tips, restrictions, future fixes, news and other helpful information.

For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached article. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to support@familysearch.org. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.

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, Death Certificates, 1911-1937" Database with Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Citing Department of Health and Welfare, Boise.

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 Death Certificates,1911-1937.

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 Death Certificates, 1938-1961.

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 Death Certificates,1911-1937.


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