Idaho, Cassia County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Idaho, Cassia County Records, 1879-1989
This article describes a collection of records at
Cassia, Idaho, United States
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Location of Cassia County, Idaho
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Record Description
Record Type County Records
Collection years 1879-1989
FamilySearch Resources
Related Websites
Cassia County Clerk's Office, Burley, Idaho

What is in This Collection?

The collection consists of county records for the years 1879 to 1989 from the county courthouse in Burley. It includes the following types of records:

  • Marriage
  • Probate
  • Soldier discharge papers
  • School census
  • Deeds
  • Patents
  • Homesteads
  • Mining records
  • Coroner's reports
  • Mother's pensions

To Browse This Collection

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Idaho, Cassia County Records, 1879-1989.

What Can These Records Tell Me

The record content varies by record type, but may include:

  • Name of primary individual
  • Event date and place
  • Age, gender, residence and occupation of individual
  • Names of parents
  • Biographical information about parents such as date and place of birth
  • Names of heirs, such as spouse, children, other relatives
  • Names of the executor, administrator, or guardian
  • Names of witnesses
  • Description and value of property or land

Collection Content

Sample Image

Coverage Table

Record Type Record Years
Land and property Deed record 1902-1941
Land and property Direct and indirect index to deeds 1910-1921
Land and property Direct index to deeds 1930-1991
Land and property Homestead declarations 1893-1915
Land and property Index to deeds 1879-1929
Land and property Index to mining claims 1889-1916
Land and property Marriages, Deeds, Water Claims and Brands 1878-1881
Land and property Mining claims 1880-1960
Land and property Patent deed record 1907-1915
Land and property Patent records 1921-1961
Land and property Reverse index to deeds 1930-1991
Military Military discharge certificates undated
Military Military discharge index undated
Naturalization Naturalization index cards 1881-1940
Pensions Mothers's pension records 1919-1935
Probate Estate files 1927-1989
Probate Probate Court record book 1879-1884
Probate Records of wills 1891-1956
Probate Register of estates 1919-1971
Vital Coroner's inquests 1918-1922
Vital Marriage affidavits 1908-1952
Vital Marriage certificates 1934-1961
Vital Marriage licenses 1913-1947
Vital Marriage register 1907-1925
Vital Marriages (intent to marry) 1931-1933

Coverage Map

To see a coverage map of FamilySearch's holdings of Idaho marriages, click here.

How Do I Search This Collection?

Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:

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

Search the Index

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

View the Images

View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page:

  1. Select the Record Category
  2. Select the Record Type, Volume, and Year Range to view the images

How Do I Analyze the Results?

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. Keep track of your research in a research log.

What Do I Do Next?

I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?

  • Use the information found in the record to find the family in census records
  • Search for other vital records, such as birth, marriage, and death
  • Search for death or burial information in BillionGraves Index
  • If applicable, search for immigration and naturalization records as well

I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?

  • 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

The following articles will help you in your research for your family in the state of Idaho.

Citing this Collection

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
"Idaho, Cassia County Records, 1879-1989." Database with images. FamilySearch. : 29 November 2018. Cassia County Clerk's Office, Burley.
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