Idaho, Teton County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Idaho, Teton County Records, 1900-1988
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Teton, Idaho, United States
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Location of Teton, Idaho
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Record Description
Record Type County Records
Collection years 1900-1988
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What is in This Collection?

This collection contains the following various records from the county clerk’s office for the years 1900 to 1988:

  • Vital or civil registration – marriages
  • Land and property records
  • Deeds
  • Homesteads
  • Brands

County officials began keeping records from the time the county was formed. Each type of record within the county was created for a different purpose, but most were created to keep track of the vital events happening in the lives of the citizens and to safeguard their legal interests and the legal interests of their heirs. Facts current at the time of the event are generally reliable. Some of the records are handwritten on loose pages. However, most of the records are handwritten on pre-printed pages or typed.

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To Browse This Collection

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Idaho, Teton County Records, 1900-1988.

What Can These Records Tell Me?

The records may contain:

  • Name of primary persons
  • 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

Collection Content

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  • The name of the person
  • 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?

  • Use the information found to find the family in census records
  • Search for vital records, such as birth, marriage, and death
  • Search for church records
  • Search for death or burial information in BillionGraves Index

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

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  • 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

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Collection Citation

"Idaho, Teton County Records, 1900-1988" Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : 14 June 2016. Teton County Clerk's Office, Driggs.

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