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Gooding, Gooding County, Idaho Genealogy

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Former name[edit | edit source]

  • Toponis

Geographic location[edit | edit source]

City Hall[edit | edit source]

http://www.goodingidaho.org/
Gooding City Hall
308 5th Ave W
Gooding, Idaho 83330
(208) 934-5669

Resources[edit | edit source]

Biography[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Church History and Records[edit | edit source]

Baptist[edit | edit source]

Current[edit | edit source]

First Baptist Church
504 Washington Street
Gooding, ID 83330-1348
(208) 934-8881

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

Current[edit | edit source]

There are four wards (congregations) in Gooding.

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.

Episcopal[edit | edit source]

Current[edit | edit source]

Trinity Episcopal Church
125 7th Avenue West
Gooding, ID 83330-1227
(208) 934-4749

Historic[edit | edit source]

The Family History Library in Salt Lake City has microfilmed records of the Trinity Episcopal Church of Pocatello Idaho which includes members from Gooding.  This film can be viewed at the Library in Salt Lake or in any of it's Family History Centers.

Methodist[edit | edit source]

Gooding United Methodist Church*
805 Main Street
Gooding, ID 83330-1622
Phone: (208) 934-4633

Roman Catholic[edit | edit source]

Current[edit | edit source]

St Elizabeths Catholic Church
1515 California Street
Gooding, ID 83330-1884
(208) 934-5634

Historic[edit | edit source]

The Family History Library in Salt Lake City has microfilmed records of the St Elizabeths Catholic Church (1949-1956) found in the Roman Catholic Diocese Archives in Boise.  This film is available at the Library in Salt Lake City or in any of its Family History Centers.

Directories[edit | edit source]

The Idaho State Historical Society in Boise has a collection of city, county, regional and state directories.

Funeral Homes[edit | edit source]

Demaray's Shoshone Funeral
737 Main St,
Gooding, Idaho 83330
(208) 934-4406
http://www.demarayfuneralservice.com/
Demaray's Shoshone Funeral Chapel
404 W B St
Shoshone, Idaho 83352
208) 886-2345 (208) 934-4406

History[edit | edit source]

Gooding is a station on the Oregon Short Line Railroad, 65 miles southwest of Carey.
Settlers came in 1917 to build homes and farm the land. The total population of the Gooding Precinct was 1,556 in 1930.


Additional history of Gooding, Idaho and the early Latter-day Saint settlers there can be found in:
Andrew Jenson. Encyclopedic History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Salt Lake City: Deseret News Publishing Company, 1941, p. 290.

Maps[edit | edit source]

Military History and Records[edit | edit source]

Minorities[edit | edit source]

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Historical[edit | edit source]

Copies of issues of the following newspapers are in the collections of the Idaho State Historical Society in Boise:

Enterprise of Southern Idaho -- 1977:5:26-1983:11:3  
Gooding County leader -- 1969:4:3-1995:12:27  
Gooding independent -- 1936:1:23-1939:12:28 
Gooding leader, 1921 -- 1921:1:20-1927:6:30  
Gooding leader, 1933 -- 1933:1:5-1975:1:30  
Idaho leader -- 1908:12:23-1921:1:13  
Idaho leader -- 1909:6:11, 11:12 

Obituaries[edit | edit source]

School Records[edit | edit source]

  • Idaho School for the Deaf and the Blind

Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

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