Paris, Idaho

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United States Gotoarrow.png Idaho Gotoarrow.png Bear Lake County Gotoarrow.png Paris

Quick Facts

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Paris, Idaho

City Hall

Bear Lake County Courthouse
7 E Center
Paris, ID 83261
208-945-3345

Resources

Churches and Church records

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Current

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints‎
Paris and Bloomington Wards
109 Main
Paris, ID 83261

(208) 945-2112

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. Records of the Paris Ward(s) are a part of this collections.

History

In 1863 LDS Apostle Charles C. Rich and group of Mormon pioneers settled Paris, Idaho. Located on the western side of the Bear River. First few years were very hard because the higher altitude and north-south side of the valley. They had colder winters and mild summers. Historic site of the 1889 Bear Lake Stake Tabemacle, built large enough to seat 4 times the present population of Paris Learn more http://sangres.com/idaho/places/bearlake/paris.htm

Historic

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.


Cemeteries

Directories

The Idaho State Archives has many city, county, state and regional directories in its collections.

Newspapers

Historical

The Idaho State Archives has in its collections copies of a number of Paris newspapers.

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Websites

References