Gooding, Gooding County, Idaho Genealogy
- 1 Quick Facts
- 2 City Hall
- 3 Resources
- 3.1 Biography
- 3.2 Cemeteries
- 3.3 Church History and Records
- 3.4 Directories
- 3.5 Funeral Homes
- 3.6 History
- 3.7 Maps
- 3.8 Military History and Records
- 3.9 Minorities
- 3.10 Newspapers
- 3.11 Obituaries
- 3.12 School Records
- 3.13 Websites
- 4 References
Gooding City Hall
308 5th Ave W
Gooding, Idaho 83330
Church History and Records
First Baptist Church
504 Washington Street
Gooding, ID 83330-1348
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
There are four wards (congregations) in Gooding.
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.
Trinity Episcopal Church
125 7th Avenue West
Gooding, ID 83330-1227
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.
Gooding United Methodist Church*
805 Main Street
Gooding, ID 83330-1622
Phone: (208) 934-4633
St Elizabeths Catholic Church
1515 California Street
Gooding, ID 83330-1884
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.
The Idaho State Historical Society in Boise has a collection of city, county, regional and state directories.
Demaray's Shoshone Funeral
737 Main St,
Gooding, Idaho 83330
Demaray's Shoshone Funeral Chapel
404 W B St
Shoshone, Idaho 83352
208) 886-2345 (208) 934-4406
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 Mormon 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.
Military History and Records
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
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