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=== Geographic location  ===
 
=== Geographic location  ===
  
== City Hall ==
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== City Hall ==
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http://www.albionvalley.com/clerk.htm<br>Albion City Clerk<br>225 South Main Street<br>Albion, Idaho 83311<br>208 673-5352
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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=== Cemeteries  ===
 
=== Cemeteries  ===
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<u>Albion Cemetery</u>&nbsp; Some records of this cemetery at the Idaho State Archives in Boise; transcription of 236 gravestones available through [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GScid=2200628 Find-a-Grave.com] website; transcription of gravestones at USGenWeb archives for Cassia County; photo of 1 gravestone available at idahogravestones.org <br><u>Albion&nbsp;Mormon Cemetery</u>&nbsp; Some records of this cemetery at the Idaho State Archives in Boise; transcription of 140 gravestones available through [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GScid=2171782 Find-a-Grave.com] website; transcription of 158 gravestones available through Interment.net website; transcription of gravestones at USGenWeb archives for Cassia County; photo of 1 gravestone available at idahogravestones.org <br><u>Albion Masonic Cemetery</u>&nbsp; Some records of this cemetery at the Idaho State Archives in Boise; transcription of 11 gravestones available through [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GScid=591331 Find-a-Grave.com] website; transcription of gravestones at USGenWeb archives for Cassia County <br>&nbsp;
  
 
=== Church History and Records  ===
 
=== Church History and Records  ===
  
 
==== Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints  ====
 
==== Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints  ====
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There is a ward and a branch (Marsh Valley) in [http://maps.lds.org/ Albion<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1282047715671_215" />].
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===== Historical  =====
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Many of the original records of church units are in the [[Family History Library|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 {{FHL|365437|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}} in Salt Lake City or at its [[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers|Family History Centers]].
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==== Episcopal  ====
 
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=== Directories  ===
 
=== Directories  ===
  
The Idaho State Historical Society in Boise has a collection of city, county, regional and state directories.  
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The Idaho State&nbsp;Archives in Boise has a collection of city, county, regional and state [http://www.digitalarchives.idaho.gov/ directories].&nbsp;
  
 
=== Funeral Homes  ===
 
=== Funeral Homes  ===
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See Homes in Rupert or Burley
  
 
=== History  ===
 
=== History  ===
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The town of Albion was founded in about the year 1873 and called Marsh Basin. James S Lewis of Brigham City, Cache County, Utah was the first settler there. He arrived with his family in May, 1875. As early as 1886 the Latter Day saints had erected a log meeting house that served until 1916 when a more modern building was erected, which has an auditorium with seating capacity of 500 persons. It also has an amusement hall and seven class rooms. The Albion Precinct had a population of 560 in 1930.
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Additional history of Albion, Idaho and the early Mormon settlers there can be found in: <br>Andrew Jenson. Encyclopedic History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Salt Lake City: Deseret News Publishing Company, 1941, p.&nbsp;10. <br>
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[http://www.albionvalley.com/history.htm Albion Valley History]
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=== Maps  ===
 
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=== Newspapers  ===
 
=== Newspapers  ===
  
Copies of issues of the following newspapers are in the collections of the Idaho State Historical Society in Boise.  
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There does not appear to be a newspaper being published in Albion at the present time.
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Copies of the following newspapers published in Albion are included in the collections of the [http://www.digitalarchives.idaho.gov/ Idaho State Archives]&nbsp; in Boise.  
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''Albion nugget''&nbsp;-- 1914:3:13&nbsp;&nbsp;<br>''Busy bee''&nbsp;-- 1894:3:29, 1894:11:15&nbsp;&nbsp;<br>''Cassia County times'' --1889&nbsp; 1889:8:16&nbsp;&nbsp;<br>''Cassia County times'' --1892&nbsp; 1892:1:22, 12:9, 12:23
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''Cassia County times'' --1895&nbsp; 1895:11:8&nbsp;<br>''General news''&nbsp;-- 1898:11:18 <br>
  
 
=== Obituaries  ===
 
=== Obituaries  ===

Revision as of 15:25, 18 January 2012

United States > Idaho > Cassia County > Albion

Quick Facts

Former name

Geographic location

City Hall

http://www.albionvalley.com/clerk.htm
Albion City Clerk
225 South Main Street
Albion, Idaho 83311
208 673-5352

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

Albion Cemetery  Some records of this cemetery at the Idaho State Archives in Boise; transcription of 236 gravestones available through Find-a-Grave.com website; transcription of gravestones at USGenWeb archives for Cassia County; photo of 1 gravestone available at idahogravestones.org
Albion Mormon Cemetery  Some records of this cemetery at the Idaho State Archives in Boise; transcription of 140 gravestones available through Find-a-Grave.com website; transcription of 158 gravestones available through Interment.net website; transcription of gravestones at USGenWeb archives for Cassia County; photo of 1 gravestone available at idahogravestones.org
Albion Masonic Cemetery  Some records of this cemetery at the Idaho State Archives in Boise; transcription of 11 gravestones available through Find-a-Grave.com website; transcription of gravestones at USGenWeb archives for Cassia County
 

Church History and Records

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Current

There is a ward and a branch (Marsh Valley) in Albion.

Historical

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.

 

Episcopal

Presbyterian

Roman Catholic

Directories

The Idaho State Archives in Boise has a collection of city, county, regional and state directories

Funeral Homes

See Homes in Rupert or Burley

History

The town of Albion was founded in about the year 1873 and called Marsh Basin. James S Lewis of Brigham City, Cache County, Utah was the first settler there. He arrived with his family in May, 1875. As early as 1886 the Latter Day saints had erected a log meeting house that served until 1916 when a more modern building was erected, which has an auditorium with seating capacity of 500 persons. It also has an amusement hall and seven class rooms. The Albion Precinct had a population of 560 in 1930.

Additional history of Albion, 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. 10.

Albion Valley History

 

Maps

Military History and Records

Minorities

Newspapers

Current

There does not appear to be a newspaper being published in Albion at the present time.

Historical

Copies of the following newspapers published in Albion are included in the collections of the Idaho State Archives  in Boise.

Albion nugget -- 1914:3:13  
Busy bee -- 1894:3:29, 1894:11:15  
Cassia County times --1889  1889:8:16  
Cassia County times --1892  1892:1:22, 12:9, 12:23

Cassia County times --1895  1895:11:8 
General news -- 1898:11:18

Obituaries

School Records

Websites

References