Idaho, Lemhi County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Idaho, Lemhi County Records 1868-1964 .
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This article describes a collection of records at FamilySearch.org.
Lemhi, Idaho, United States
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Record Description
Record Type County Records
Collection years 1868-1964
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What is in This Collection?

This collection consists of the following records from the county courthouse in Salmon, Idaho. The collection is being published as images become available.

  • Marriages (1907-1961).
  • Deeds (1901-1941).
  • Declarations of Intent (1880-1892).
  • Discharge Papers (1919-1948).
  • Estate Records (1869-1952).
  • School Census (1880-1940).
  • Coroner's records (1905-1920).

To Browse This Collection

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Idaho, Lemhi County Records 1868-1964.

What Can These Records Tell Me?

The record content varies by record type. They may include:

  • Name of primary individual
  • Event date
  • Event place
  • Residence
  • Age
  • Sex
  • Names of parents
  • Biographical information about parents such as date and place of birth
  • 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
  • Occupation

Collection Content

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  • The location or date of the event

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What Do I Do Next?

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

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  • Search for vital records, such as birth, marriage, and death
  • Search for church records
  • Search for death or burial information in BillionGraves Index

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  • Remember that sometimes individuals went by nicknames or alternated between using first and middle names

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Collection Citation

"Idaho, Lemhi County Records, 1868-1964" Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Lemhi County Courthouse, Salmon.

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