Eagle, Ada County, Idaho Genealogy

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City Hall[edit | edit source]

City of Eagle
660 E. Civic Lane
Eagle, Idaho 83616

Resources[edit | edit source]

Biography[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Funeral Homes[edit | edit source]

Church History and Records[edit | edit source]

Baptist[edit | edit source]

First Baptist Church of Eagle‎
350 East State Street
Eagle, ID 83616-5933
Ph. (208) 939-0679

Eagle Heights Baptist Church‎
296 North 1st Street
Eagle, ID 83616
Ph. (208) 939-8919

Abundant Life Baptist Church‎
3633 West Floating Feather Road
Eagle, ID 83616-3411
Ph. (208) 939-3870

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints[edit | edit source]

Current[edit | edit source]

There are six Eagle wards (congregations) meeting in two separate meetinghouses:

Eagle 1st, 2nd, 3rd wards
2090 North Eagle Road
Eagle, ID 83616
Ph. (208) 938-0509

Eagle 4th, 5th and 7th wards‎
700 West State Street
Eagle, ID 83616
Ph. (208) 939-2988

Historical[edit | edit source]

Many of the original records of church units are in the Church History Library in Salt Lake City. Many of the membership records covering these units from the date of their creation to about 1948 have been microfilmed and are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City or at its Family History Centers.  There is a 1948 record of the Eagle Ward in this collections.

Methodist[edit | edit source]

Eagle United Methodist Church‎
651 North Eagle Road
Eagle, ID 83616-5007
Ph. (208) 939-0108

Other[edit | edit source]

Eagle Christian Church‎
100 Short Lane
Eagle, ID 83616-4153
Ph. (208) 286-0879

Seventh-Day Adventist Church‎
538 West State Street
Eagle, ID 83616-4906
Ph. (208) 939-6625

Eagle Family Worship Center‎
3838 West Floating Feather Road
Eagle, ID 83616-3414
Ph. (208) 938-9280

River Christian Church‎
1441 North Sevenoaks Way
Eagle, ID 83616-6615
Ph. (208) 570-3732

Eagle Church Of The Nazarene‎
1001 West State Street
Eagle, ID 83616-4809
Ph. (208) 939-0661

Victorious Faith Church‎
223 North Eagle Road
Eagle, ID 83616-5077
Ph. (208) 938-5601

History[edit | edit source]

Idaho Gold was discovered in the Boise Basin in 1862. Polete Mace, Truman C. Catlin and neighbors built the first irrigation ditch in 1864 Truman C. Catlin could see that buying the land and farming was a better choice. Catlin was a native of Illinois, filed a claim to 160 acres on Eagle Island. Catlin originally named his island home after his native state; Catlin was soon persuaded to rename the island to reflect the large number of bald eagles that made the island their home as well.

Maps[edit | edit source]

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Historical[edit | edit source]

Copies of the following newspapers published in Eagle are included in the collections of the Idaho State Archives in Boise.

Eagle enterprise -- 1926:11:16
Eagle enterprise, 1958 -- 1958:6:5-1960:1:28
Eagle post -- 1988:8:17-1989:9:13
Valley free press -- 1982:2:19 -1982:10:28

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