Idaho, Lincoln County Records - FamilySearch Historical Records
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Idaho, Lincoln County Records, 1886-1972
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|Lincoln, Idaho, |
|Flag of Idaho|
|Location of Lincoln County, Idaho|
|Location of Idaho|
|Record Type||County Records|
|Lincoln County Clerk of the District Court, Clerk and Recorder Offices, Shoshone, Idaho|
- 1 What is in This Collection?
- 2 What Can These Records Tell Me?
- 3 Collection Content
- 4 How Do I Search This Collection?
- 5 What Do I Do Next?
- 6 Citing This Collection
- 7 How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?
What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]
This collection contains:
- Vital records
- Coroner's inquests
- Military discharges
- Probate case files
- Registers of cases
The records are located at the Clerk of the District Court, Clerk and Recorder Offices in Shoshone, Idaho. This collection covers the years 1886-1972 and is being published as images become available.
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To Browse This Collection[edit | edit source]
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What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]
The following information may be found in these 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
Collection Content[edit | edit source]
Sample Images[edit | edit source]
Coverage Table[edit | edit source]
|Land and Property||Deed||1904-1946|
|Land and Property||Index to deeds grantee||1939-1990|
|Land and Property||Index to deeds grantor||1939-1990|
|Land and Property||Index to grantees||1879-1939|
|Land and Property||Index to grantors||1879-1939|
|Land and Property||State patent record||1915-1919|
|Probate||Index to probate records||1895-1972|
|Probate||Case files receipts||1910-1922|
|Probate||Register of cases||1895-1966|
|Vital||Birth and death quarterly reports||1907-1913|
|Vital||Marriage licenses and certificates||1905-1907|
|Vital||Marriage quarterly reports||1907-1939|
How Do I Search This Collection?[edit | edit source]
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- The name of the person
- The location or date of the event
Search the Index[edit | edit source]Search by name by visiting the Collection Details Page.
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View the Images[edit | edit source]
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How Do I Analyze the Results?[edit | edit source]
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What Do I Do Next?[edit | edit source]
I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]
- Add any new information to your records
- Use the information found in the record to find the family in census records
- Search for vital records, such as birth, marriage, and death
- Search for church records
- Search for death or burial information in BillionGraves Index
I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]
- If your ancestor does not have a common name, collect entries for every person who has the same surname. This list can help you find possible relatives
- If you cannot locate your ancestor in the locality in which you believe they lived, then try searching a nearby locality
- Try different spellings of your ancestor’s name
- Remember that sometimes individuals went by nicknames or alternated between using first and middle names
Research Helps[edit | edit source]
The following articles will help you in your research for your family in the state of Idaho.
Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]
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