Difference between revisions of "Gooding County, Idaho Genealogy"

From FamilySearch Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
m
m
Line 18: Line 18:
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 +
{{Gooding County, Idaho}}
 +
The preceding list of places includes incorporated cities and towns, unincorporated towns and communities, and place names that may have been used in family histories. Some have well-organized records and even have web sites. Some are simply social communities with no official records, but which may be referenced in small-town newspapers. The list is provided to help researchers identify localities within the county. As records or histories of these localities are identified, a page will be added for each of these place names.
  
The following list of places includes incorporated cities and towns, unincorporated towns and communities, and place names that may have been used in family histories. Some have well-organized records and even have web sites. Some are simply social communities with no official records, but which may be referenced in small-town newspapers. The list is provided to help researchers identify localities within the county. As records or histories of these localities are identified, a page will be added for each of these place names.
+
This list of places in Gooding County, Idaho was compiled from the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Lists_of_places_in_Idaho Lists of Places in Idaho] in Wikipedia and from the map of Gooding County in [http://maps.live.com/ Virtual Earth].
 
 
This list of places in Gooding County, Idaho was compiled from the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Lists_of_places_in_Idaho Lists of Places in Idaho] in Wikipedia and from the map of Gooding County in [http://maps.live.com/ Virtual Earth].  
 
 
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
 
 
===== Cities  =====
 
 
 
Bliss | Gooding | Hagerman | Wendell [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gooding,_Idaho Gooding, Gooding, Idaho], Wikipedia Link [http://www.goodingidaho.org/ Gooding, Gooding, Idaho,] Gooding City [http://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&q=Gooding,+Gooding,+Idaho&um=1&ie=UTF-8&split=0&gl=us&ei=WTwkSuWtL5XstgPthayFBA&sa=X&oi=geocode_result&ct=title&resnum=1 Gooding, Gooding, Idaho], Map [http://www.citytowninfo.com/places/idaho/gooding Gooding, Gooding, Idaho], Facts [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=80605&CScn=Pioneer&CScntry=4&CSst=15&CScnty=669& Gooding, Gooding, Idaho], Pioneer Cemetery [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=80455&CScntry=4&CSst=15&CScnty=669& Gooding, Gooding, Idaho], Elmwood Cemetery
 
 
 
===== Other inhabited places  =====
 
 
 
Appleton | Fuller | King | Ticeska | Tuttle
 
 
 
===== Former inhabited places, no longer in existence  =====
 
 
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
 
 
[[Camas County, Idaho|Camas]] | [[Elmore County, Idaho|Elmore]] | [[Jerome County, Idaho|Jerome]] | [[Lincoln County, Idaho|Lincoln]] | [[Twin Falls County, Idaho|Twin Falls]]
 
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==

Revision as of 06:09, 10 June 2010

United States > Idaho > Gooding County

County Courthouse

County Courthouse
Gooding, ID 83330-0417
Phone: (208) 934-4221
Fax: (208) 934-4408

Quick Facts

Parent County

1913--Gooding County, Idaho was created 28 January 1913 from Lincoln County. County seat: Gooding [1]

Boundary Changes

8 February 1919 -- Jerome County created from parts of Gooding and Lincoiln Counties

Record Loss

Places/Localities

The preceding list of places includes incorporated cities and towns, unincorporated towns and communities, and place names that may have been used in family histories. Some have well-organized records and even have web sites. Some are simply social communities with no official records, but which may be referenced in small-town newspapers. The list is provided to help researchers identify localities within the county. As records or histories of these localities are identified, a page will be added for each of these place names.

This list of places in Gooding County, Idaho was compiled from the Lists of Places in Idaho in Wikipedia and from the map of Gooding County in Virtual Earth.

Resources

Many of the older court, land, naturalization, probate, pension, and vital records for Gooding County have been microfilmed and are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City and through their family history centers. They are also available at the Idaho State Historical Society's Library in Boise. Details of the county records in these respective institutions can be obtained from their online catalogs or listings. Original records which have been microfilmed and more recent records are in the county courthouse in Gooding[2].

Cemeteries

The following cemeteries of Gooding County have been identified and some of their records located. When multiple transcriptions are listed, they may contain discrepant information. The transcriptions may have been made at different times and by different people. Some names may have been mis-read. Some gravestones may have been missed. All transcriptions available for each cemetery should be checked.

Name of cemetery Location Records
Bliss family Cemetery 1 m S of Bliss on Bliss/Hagerman road Some records of this cemetery at PARL[3] in Boise; transcription of 11 gravestones available at Find-a-Grave.com website
Elmwood Cemetery Gooding (contact: Bev, 934-8438) Some records of this cemetery at PARL[4] in Boise; transcription of 383 gravestones available at Find-a-Grave.com website; photos of 4 gravestones available at idahogravestones.org
Gooding Cemetery Gooding Transcription of 21 gravestones available at Find-a-Grave.com website
Hagerman (Garden City) Cemetery Hagerman Some records of this cemetery at PARL[5] in Boise; transcription of 4 gravestones available at Find-a-Grave.com website
Hagerman Pioneer (Salmon Tract) Cemetery Hagerman Transcription of 246 gravestones available at Find-a-Grave.com website
Lower Clover Creek Cemetery Exit 137 I-80, 4 m W and then 4.5 m N Some records of this cemetery at PARL[6] in Boise; transcription of 6 gravestones available at Find-a-Grave.com website; photos of 4 gravestones available at idahogravestones.org
Lower Salmon Falls Cemetery 1 m W of Hagerman Some records of this cemetery at PARL[7] in Boise
Pioneer Cemetery Gooding Some records of this cemetery at PARL[8] in Boise; transcription of 34 gravestones available at Find-a-Grave.com website
Pioneer (Salmon Falls) Cemetery Hagerman Transcription of 14 gravestones available at Find-a-Grave.com website
Pioneer Salmon Tract Cemetery N end of Hagerman Valley, 1 m W of Hwy Some records of this cemetery at PARL[9] in Boise; transcription of 86 gravestones available at Find-a-Grave.com website
Upper Clover Creek Cemetery
Some records of this cemetery at PARL[10] in Boise; transcription of 27gravestones available at Find-a-Grave.com website; transcription of 21 gravestones available through Interment.net website; photos of 22 gravestones available at idahogravestones.org
Wendell Cemetery Wendell Some records of this cemetery at PARL[11] in Boise; transcription of 1005 gravestones available at Find-a-Grave.com website; photos of 3 gravestones available at idahogravestones.org
West End Cemetery
Transcription of 2 gravestones available at Find-a-Grave.com website

Census

For a summary of census records for the state of Idaho, see Idaho Census Records.

Church

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (Mormons)

The following are local congregations (wards) of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints which existed in Gooding County, Idaho prior to 1950. Many of the original records of these church units are in the Historical 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.

  • Gooding
  • Hagerman
  • Wendell

County Commissioners' Minutes

Court

Judgment Books

History

Land

Maps

Military

World War I draft registration cards, 1917-1918, for Gooding County have been microfilmed. Copies of these records are available at the Family History Library (their microfilm number 1452215) and are also available online at Ancestry.com, for a subscription fee. The original cards are maintained in the Southeast Regional Archives of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) in East Point, Georgia and have been microfilmed by the National Archives as their Microcopy M1509.

Miscellaneous Series

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth

Birth records, 1911 to present, for individuals born in Gooding County area are included in and recorded at the state level. These records are restricted for a period of one hundred years from the time of the individual's birth but can be obtained by following the guidelines as issued by the State of Idaho. See the Vital Records section under the subject Idaho for more details.

Marriage

Nearly 1500 marriages, 1913-1938, are listed on the Western States Marriage Index.

Death

After 1911, deaths occuring in Gooding County are included in the state-wide registration program. These records are restricted for a period of fifty years from the time of the individual's death but can be obtained by following the guidelines as issued by the State of Idaho. See the Vital Records section under Idaho for details.

Copies of death certificates from 1911-1954 are on microfilm and can be used at the Idaho State Historical Society Library, the Family History Library, BYU-Idaho University Library in Rexburg and several other locations.

A state-wide index to Idaho Deaths, 1911-1956 is available online. Efforts to expand this index to 1960 are underway. Another version is the US Genweb Idaho Death Index 1911-1956.

Societies and Libraries

Many public libraries provide internet access to sites of value to the family historian. Some have special collections of historical and cultural interest, as well. The following libraries may have some resources of value, but use of some or all of them may require a visit to the library.

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Idaho State Historical Society Reference Series, Number 10, Counties and County Seats, Reissued July, 1991.
  3. Idaho State Historical Society Public Archives and Research Library, Boise Idaho.
  4. Idaho State Historical Society Public Archives and Research Library, Boise Idaho.
  5. Idaho State Historical Society Public Archives and Research Library, Boise Idaho.
  6. Idaho State Historical Society Public Archives and Research Library, Boise Idaho.
  7. Idaho State Historical Society Public Archives and Research Library, Boise Idaho.
  8. Idaho State Historical Society Public Archives and Research Library, Boise Idaho.
  9. Idaho State Historical Society Public Archives and Research Library, Boise Idaho.
  10. Idaho State Historical Society Public Archives and Research Library, Boise Idaho.
  11. Idaho State Historical Society Public Archives and Research Library, Boise Idaho.