Idaho, Butte County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Idaho, Butte County Records, 1882-1970 .
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Butte, Idaho, United States
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Location of Butte County, Idaho
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Record Description
Record Type County Records
Collection years 1882-1970
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Butte County Courthouse, Arco


What is in the Collection?

This collection contains the following records from the county courthouse in Arco.

  • Marriages (1917-1970)
  • Wills (1893-1951)
  • Deeds (1882-1920)

To Browse This Collection

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Idaho, Butte County Records, 1882-1970.

What Can These Records Tell Me?

The information varies between record types so you may find any of the following:

  • 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
  • Witnesses

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  • The name of the person
  • The name date of the event


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What Do I Do Next?

If these are indexes, the original records may contain additional information than was not indexed, or the information might have been indexed incorrectly. You may want to search for the original record at the Idaho Court Records.

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


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

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  • Remember that sometimes individuals went by nicknames or alternated between using first and middle names. Try searching for these names as well.
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Citing This Collection

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Collection Citation
"Idaho, Butte County Records,1882-1970" Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Butte County Courthouse, Arco.
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