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*In case you need to find this record again later, copy the citation below in the [[#Citing This Collection|Citing This Collection]] section.  
*Use the age or estimated birth date to find other county or [[Idaho Vital Records]] such as birth, baptism, marriage, and death records.
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*Use the information found in the record to find additional family members in the [[United States Census, 1860 (FamilySearch Historical Records)]] or the [[United States Census, 1900 (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]. Search the state censuses as well.
 
*Use the information found in the record to find [[https://familysearch.org/wiki/en/Idaho_Probate_Records Idaho Probate Records]].
 
*Use the information found in the record to find [[https://familysearch.org/wiki/en/Idaho_Land_and_Property]].
 
 
*Search for death or burial information in [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2026973 BillionGraves Index].
 
*Search for death or burial information in [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2026973 BillionGraves Index].
 
*If applicable, search for immigration and naturalization records as well.
 
*If applicable, search for immigration and naturalization records as well.
*Repeat this process with additional family members found, to find more generations of the family.  
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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 Birth and Death Records
Collection years 1883-1929
FamilySearch Resources
Related Websites
Archive
Various County Courthouses, Idaho


What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]

This collection consists of a database and images of county birth and death registers for the following counties (coverage varies between counties) for the years 1883 to 1929:

  • Ada
  • Bannock
  • Bingham
  • Blaine
  • Bonner
  • Bonneville
  • Boundary
  • Canyon
  • Cassia
  • Clearwater
  • Elmore
  • Fremont
  • Kootenai
  • Latah
  • Lemhi
  • Nez Perce
  • Owyhee
  • Shoshone
  • Twin Falls
  • Washington

To Browse This Collection[edit | edit source]

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Idaho, County Birth and Death Records, 1883-1929.

What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]

The various records in this collection may contain any of the following information:

Birth Registers

  • Full birth date
  • Place of birth
  • Name of Child
  • Gender
  • Race or Color
  • No. in Family
  • Living or Stillborn
  • Names of Parents
  • Color of Parents
  • Occupation of Father
  • Birthplace of parents
  • Age of parents
  • Residence
  • Maiden Name of Mother
  • Is child legitimate

Death Registers

  • Death date with year
  • Place of death
  • Age at death
  • Gender
  • Race or color
  • Married or Single
  • Cause of Death
  • Birthplace
  • Duration of Illness
  • Name of Parents
  • Residence
  • Color of Parents

Collection Content[edit | edit source]

Coverage Map and Tables[edit | edit source]

Idaho County Marriage Holdings

Idaho County Death Holdings

Idaho County Birth Holdings

Sample Images[edit | edit source]

Click on an image for a larger view.

How Do I Search This Collection?[edit | edit source]

Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:

  • The name of the person
  • The name of the parents or date of the event

Search the Index[edit | edit source]

Search by name by visiting the Collection Details Page.
  1. Fill in the search boxes in the Search Collection section with the information you know
  2. Click Search to show possible matches


View the Images[edit | edit source]

View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page:

  1. Select the County
  2. Select the Record Type, Date Range and Volume which takes you to the images.

How Do I Analyze the Results?[edit | edit source]

Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images.

What Do I Do Next?[edit | edit source]

If these are indexes, the original records may contain additional information than was not indexed, or the information might have been indexed incorrectly. You may want to search for the original record at the Idaho, United States Genealogy.

I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

  • In case you need to find this record again later, copy the citation below in the Citing This Collection section.
  • Use the information found in the record to find additional family members in the United States Census Records. Search the state censuses as well.
  • Search for death or burial information in BillionGraves Index.
  • If applicable, search for immigration and naturalization records as well.
  • Repeat this process with additional family members found, to find more generations of the family.

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. Try searching for these names as well.

Known Issues with This Collection[edit | edit source]

For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached Wiki 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[edit | edit source]

Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.

Collection Citation
Collection Citation:
The citation for this collection can be found on the Collection Details Page in the section Citing this Collection.
Record Citation:
When looking at a record, the citation can be viewed by clicking the drop-down arrow next to Document Information.
Image Citation:
When looking at an image, the citation is found on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen.

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