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| Events of interest to family historians is available on the [http://history.idaho.gov/connect-collections Events Page].
Family History Conferences, sponsored by BYU-Idaho, will be held in Rexburg and in the Boise area in 2011. More information about these conferences may be obtained from the [http://www.byui.edu/cc/familyhistory/default.htm BYU-Idaho Division of Continuing Education web site].
 
 
 
Information about several events of interest to family historians is available on the [http://history.idaho.gov/outreach_parl.html Idaho State Archives Outreach page].  
 
 
 
 
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Idaho''
 
 
 
=== Origin of Idaho  ===
 
 
 
Idaho began as part of Oregon Territory. It became a separate territory in 1863, then encompassing most of what became Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming. Idaho was the 43rd state admitted to the Union, which occurred 3 July 1890.
 
 
 
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=== Did you know  ===
 
 
 
*The [http://history.idaho.gov/library_archives.html Idaho State Archives] (formerly the Idaho State History Society Public Archives and Research Library or PARL) is located at 2205 Old Penitentiary Road in Boise. They have a large collection of newspapers, photographs, and manuscripts relating to Idaho. The Research Center for the Archives is open Tuesday thru Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Their web site gives more information about their holdings.<br>
 
*You can find your villainous Idaho ancestors at [http://www.blacksheepancestors.com/usa/idaho.shtml Idaho Blacksheep Ancestors].<br>
 
*'''[[Gretna Greens in the United States|Gretna Greens]].''' When an Idaho couple's marriage is not in their home county, search for it in alternate places like [[Kootenai County, Idaho|Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai, Idaho]], or [[Elko County, Nevada|West Wendover, Elko, Nevada]].<ref name="Eakle1">Arlene H. Eakle, "Have you searched and searched for a marriage without finding it?" in ''Genealogy Blog'' at http://www.arleneeakle.com/wordpress/2007/02/19/have-you-searched-and-searched-for-the-marriage-without-finding-it/ (accessed 8 January 2011).</ref>
 
 
 
=== Research Tools  ===
 
 
 
*Join the [https://www.facebook.com/pages/Idaho-Genealogy-Research-Community/261177783920085?sk=wall Facebook] or [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Join_a_Skype_Research_Community#North_America Skype]
 
*'''Read a comprehensive research guide: '''[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/US/Idaho.pdf BYU Research Outline for Idaho]
 
*'''Find in which county a town is''', or locate a physical feature, by using the US Geographical Survey's [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic Geographical Names Information System].
 
*'''Look up [[Idaho County Creation Dates and Parent Counties|Idaho county creation dates and parent counties]].'''
 
*'''See '''the [http://imnh.isu.edu/digitalatlas/counties/counties.htm '''Digital Atlas of Idaho'''] for current maps and other interesting information about each of the counties of Idaho.
 
*'''Ask how '''to find Idaho ancestors at the [http://forums.familysearch.org/forumdisplay.php?f=35 Western United States Research forum].
 
*'''View historic Idaho maps''' in the [http://www.davidrumsey.com/directory/where/Idaho/ David Rumsey Map Collection].
 
*'''View digital materials '''such as photographs, newspaper clippings, government documents and sketches at the [http://idahodocs.contentdm.oclc.org/index.php Idaho Digital Resources] website.
 
*'''Find other Idaho genealogy websites''' at [http://www.cyndislist.com/id.htm Cyndi's List - Idaho].
 
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=== Idaho counties ===
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Extinct or Renamed Counties<ref>Idaho State Historical Society Reference Series, "Counties Which No Longer Exist", Number 11 [http://www.idahohistory.net/Reference%20Series/0011.pdf available online]</ref>: <br>  
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'''Extinct or Renamed Counties'''<ref>Idaho State Historical Society Reference Series, "Counties Which No Longer Exist", Number 11 [http://www.idahohistory.net/Reference%20Series/0011.pdf available online]</ref>: <br>  
  
 
*[[Alturas County, Idaho|Alturas]] -- 1864-1895.  
 
*[[Alturas County, Idaho|Alturas]] -- 1864-1895.  
 
*[[Logan County, Idaho|Logan]] -- 1889-1895.
 
*[[Logan County, Idaho|Logan]] -- 1889-1895.
  
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Idaho began as part of Oregon Territory. It became a separate territory in 1863, then encompassing most of what became Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming. Idaho was the 43rd state admitted to the Union, which occurred 3 July 1890.
  
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*The [http://history.idaho.gov/library_archives.html Idaho State Archives] (formerly the Idaho State History Society Public Archives and Research Library or PARL) is located at 2205 Old Penitentiary Road in Boise. They have a large collection of newspapers, photographs, and manuscripts relating to Idaho. The Research Center for the Archives is open Tuesday thru Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Their web site gives more information about their holdings.<br>
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*You can find your villainous Idaho ancestors at [http://www.blacksheepancestors.com/usa/idaho.shtml Idaho Blacksheep Ancestors].<br>
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*'''[[Gretna Greens in the United States|Gretna Greens]].''' When an Idaho couple's marriage is not in their home county, search for it in alternate places like [[Kootenai County, Idaho|Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai, Idaho]], or [[Elko County, Nevada|West Wendover, Elko, Nevada]].<ref name="Eakle1">Arlene H. Eakle, "Have you searched and searched for a marriage without finding it?" in ''Genealogy Blog'' at http://www.arleneeakle.com/wordpress/2007/02/19/have-you-searched-and-searched-for-the-marriage-without-finding-it/ (accessed 8 January 2011).</ref>
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=== Research Tools  ===
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*Join the [https://www.facebook.com/pages/Idaho-Genealogy-Research-Community/261177783920085?sk=wall Facebook] or [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Join_a_Skype_Research_Community#North_America Skype]
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*'''Read a comprehensive research guide: '''[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/US/Idaho.pdf BYU Research Outline for Idaho]
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*'''Find in which county a town is''', or locate a physical feature, by using the US Geographical Survey's [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic Geographical Names Information System].
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*'''Look up [[Idaho County Creation Dates and Parent Counties|Idaho county creation dates and parent counties]].'''
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*'''See '''the [http://imnh.isu.edu/digitalatlas/counties/counties.htm '''Digital Atlas of Idaho'''] for current maps and other interesting information about each of the counties of Idaho.
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*'''Ask how '''to find Idaho ancestors at the [http://forums.familysearch.org/forumdisplay.php?f=35 Western United States Research forum].
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*'''View historic Idaho maps''' in the [http://www.davidrumsey.com/directory/where/Idaho/ David Rumsey Map Collection].
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*'''View digital materials '''such as photographs, newspaper clippings, government documents and sketches at the [http://idahodocs.contentdm.oclc.org/index.php Idaho Digital Resources] website.
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*'''Find other Idaho genealogy websites''' at [http://www.cyndislist.com/id.htm Cyndi's List - Idaho]'''<br>'''<br>
  
 
'''A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:'''  
 
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United States Gotoarrow.png Idaho



Counties

Extinct or Renamed Counties[1]:

Origin of Idaho

Idaho began as part of Oregon Territory. It became a separate territory in 1863, then encompassing most of what became Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming. Idaho was the 43rd state admitted to the Union, which occurred 3 July 1890.

Idaho.png

Did you know

  • The Idaho State Archives (formerly the Idaho State History Society Public Archives and Research Library or PARL) is located at 2205 Old Penitentiary Road in Boise. They have a large collection of newspapers, photographs, and manuscripts relating to Idaho. The Research Center for the Archives is open Tuesday thru Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Their web site gives more information about their holdings.
  • You can find your villainous Idaho ancestors at Idaho Blacksheep Ancestors.
  • Gretna Greens. When an Idaho couple's marriage is not in their home county, search for it in alternate places like Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai, Idaho, or West Wendover, Elko, Nevada.[2]

Research Tools

A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:

References

  1. Idaho State Historical Society Reference Series, "Counties Which No Longer Exist", Number 11 available online
  2. Arlene H. Eakle, "Have you searched and searched for a marriage without finding it?" in Genealogy Blog at http://www.arleneeakle.com/wordpress/2007/02/19/have-you-searched-and-searched-for-the-marriage-without-finding-it/ (accessed 8 January 2011).