Wendell, Gooding County, Idaho Genealogy

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Guide to Wendell, Gooding ancestry, genealogy and family history, birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

Quick Facts[edit | edit source]

Wikipedia has more about this subject: Wendell, Idaho

Former name[edit | edit source]

Geographic location[edit | edit source]

City Hall[edit | edit source]

Wendell City Clerks
P.O. Box 208/157 W. Main Street
Wendell, Idaho 83355
(208) 536-5161

Resources[edit | edit source]

Biography[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Church History and Records[edit | edit source]

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

Current[edit | edit source]

There are three congregations in Wendell.

Historic[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]

Lutheran[edit | edit source]

Current[edit | edit source]

Christ Lutheran Church
175 2nd Avenue West, Wendell, ID 83355
(208) 536-2588

Methodist[edit | edit source]

Current[edit | edit source]

Methodist Church
175 East Main Street, Wendell, ID 83355
(208) 536-2305

Presbyterian[edit | edit source]

Current[edit | edit source]

Living Waters Presbyterian Church
821 East Main
PO Box 218 - Wendell, ID 83355

Roman Catholic[edit | edit source]

Current[edit | edit source]

St Anthony Catholic Church
585 2nd Avenue East, Wendell, ID 83355
(208) 536-2345

Historic[edit | edit source]

The Family History Library in Salt Lake City has microfilmed St Anthony Church records (1925-1964) found in the Roman Catholic Diocese Archives in Boise.  These films are available at the Library in Salt Lake or in any of its Family History Centers.

Other[edit | edit source]

Wendell Church of Christ
811 East Main Street
Wendell, ID. 83355
(208) 536-6296

New Life Community Church
800 West Main
Wendell, Idaho 83355

Directories[edit | edit source]

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

Funeral Homes[edit | edit source]

Demaray's Shoshone Funeral
737 Main St
Gooding, Idaho 83330
(208) 934-4406
Hove-Robertson Funeral Chapel
629 3rd Ave E
Jerome, Idaho 83338
(208) 324-4555
Farnsworth Mortuary
1343 S Lincoln Ave
Jerome, Idaho 83338
(208) 324-7777

History[edit | edit source]

Wendell is a station on the Rupert-Bliss cutoff (a branch of the Oregon Short line Railroad). Wendell is surrounded by a rich farming district; it is 15 miles northwest of Jerome, and about15 miles south of Gooding. In 1918 a few families resided in Wendell.

Additional history of Wendell, 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. 937.

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 Wendell newspapers are in the collections of the Idaho State Archives in Boise, Idaho:

Hub City irrigationist  1909:4:15-1912:6:14  
Hub City voice  1974:12:18-1975:8:28  
Wendell irrigationist  1912:8:9-1970:6:25

Obituaries[edit | edit source]

School Records[edit | edit source]

Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]