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| Alpha Cemetery  
 
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| Long Valley, E of Alpha Grange Hall  
 
| Long Valley, E of Alpha Grange Hall  
| Some records of this cemetery at PARL<ref>Idaho State Historical Society Public Archives and Research Library, Boise Idaho.</ref> in Boise; transcription of gravestones available through Find-a-Grave.com website
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| Some records of this cemetery at PARL<ref>Idaho State Historical Society Public Archives and Research Library, Boise Idaho.</ref> in Boise; transcription of 10 gravestones available through [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=80397&CScntry=4&CSst=15&CScnty=688& Find-a-Grave.com] website; transcription and some photos of gravestones available at [http://valley.idgenweb.org/cem_alpha.html USGenWeb] site for Valley County
 
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| Transcription of 104 gravestones available through [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=80642&CScntry=4&CSst=15&CScnty=688& Find-a-Grave.com ]website; transcription and some photos of gravestones available at [http://valley.idgenweb.org/cem_bell.html USGenWeb] site for Valley County
 
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| Transcription of 2 gravestones available through [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2204833&CScntry=4&CSst=15&CScnty=688& Find-a-Grave.com] website
 
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| Crawford Nook burials (Bean Homestead burials)  
 
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| Crown Point Cemetery  
 
| Crown Point Cemetery  
 
| Cascade Dam  
 
| Cascade Dam  
| Some records of this cemetery at PARL<ref>Idaho State Historical Society Public Archives and Research Library, Boise Idaho.</ref> in Boise; transcription of gravestones available through Find-a-Grave.com website
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| Some records of this cemetery at PARL<ref>Idaho State Historical Society Public Archives and Research Library, Boise Idaho.</ref> in Boise; transcription of 38 gravestones available through [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2143627&CScntry=4&CSst=15&CScnty=688& Find-a-Grave.com] website; transcription and some photos of gravestones available at [http://valley.idgenweb.org/cem_crown.html USGenWeb] site for Valley County
 
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| Davis Ranch Cemetery  
| Yellow Pine
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| Yellow Pine  
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| Transcription of 1 gravestone available through [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2352419&CScntry=4&CSst=15&CScnty=688& Find-a-Grave.com] website
 
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| Finland Cemetery (Finn Cemetery)  
 
| Finland Cemetery (Finn Cemetery)  
 
| E of Lake Fork on Farm to Market Rd.  
 
| E of Lake Fork on Farm to Market Rd.  
| Some records of this cemetery at PARL<ref>Idaho State Historical Society Public Archives and Research Library, Boise Idaho.</ref> in Boise; transcription of gravestones available through Find-a-Grave.com website
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| Some records of this cemetery at PARL<ref>Idaho State Historical Society Public Archives and Research Library, Boise Idaho.</ref> in Boise; transcription of 229 gravestones available through [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=80467&CScntry=4&CSst=15&CScnty=688& Find-a-Grave.com] website; transcription and some photos of gravestones available at [http://valley.idgenweb.org/cem_finnish.html USGenWeb] site for Valley County
 
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| Holmes Cemetery  
 
| Holmes Cemetery  
 
| abt 3 m SE of Donnelly  
 
| abt 3 m SE of Donnelly  
| Some records of this cemetery at PARL<ref>Idaho State Historical Society Public Archives and Research Library, Boise Idaho.</ref> in Boise; transcription of gravestones available through Find-a-Grave.com website
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| Some records of this cemetery at PARL<ref>Idaho State Historical Society Public Archives and Research Library, Boise Idaho.</ref> in Boise; transcription of 54 gravestones available through [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=80467&CScntry=4&CSst=15&CScnty=688& Find-a-Grave.com] website; transcription and some photos of gravestones available at [http://valley.idgenweb.org/cem_holmes.html USGenWeb] site for Valley County
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| J. L. Wisdom grave  
 
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| Some records of this cemetery at PARL<ref>Idaho State Historical Society Public Archives and Research Library, Boise Idaho.</ref> in Boise
 
| Some records of this cemetery at PARL<ref>Idaho State Historical Society Public Archives and Research Library, Boise Idaho.</ref> in Boise
 
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| Transcription of 1 gravestone available through [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=80531&CScntry=4&CSst=15&CScnty=688& Find-a-Grave.com] website; transcription and some photos of gravestones available at [http://valley.idgenweb.org/cem_kline_grave.html USGenWeb] site for Valley County
 
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| Margaret Cemetery (Margarite Cemetery)  
 
| Margaret Cemetery (Margarite Cemetery)  
 
| Cascade  
 
| Cascade  
| Some records of this cemetery at PARL<ref>Idaho State Historical Society Public Archives and Research Library, Boise Idaho.</ref> in Boise; transcription of gravestones available through Find-a-Grave.com website
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| Some records of this cemetery at PARL<ref>Idaho State Historical Society Public Archives and Research Library, Boise Idaho.</ref> in Boise; transcription of 106 gravestones available through [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=264365&CScntry=4&CSst=15&CScnty=688& Find-a-Grave.com] website; transcription and some photos of gravestones available at [http://valley.idgenweb.org/cem_margaret.html USGenWeb] site for Valley County
 
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| McCall Cemetery  
 
| McCall Cemetery  
 
| McCall  
 
| McCall  
| Some records of this cemetery at PARL<ref>Idaho State Historical Society Public Archives and Research Library, Boise Idaho.</ref> in Boise
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| Some records of this cemetery at PARL<ref>Idaho State Historical Society Public Archives and Research Library, Boise Idaho.</ref> in Boise; transcription of 38 gravestones available through [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=1786150&CScntry=4&CSst=15&CScnty=688& Find-a-Grave.com] website; transcription and some photos of gravestones available at [http://valley.idgenweb.org/cem_mccall.html USGenWeb] site for Valley County
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| Transcription of 32 gravestones available through [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=80609&CScntry=4&CSst=15&CScnty=688& Find-a-Grave.com ]website; transcription and some photos of gravestones available at [http://valley.idgenweb.org/cem_yppioneer.html USGenWeb] site for Valley County
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| Transcription and some photos of gravestones available at [http://valley.idgenweb.org/cem_roosevelt.html USGenWeb] site for Valley County
 
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| Thomas S. Moore grave  
 
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| Frank Kerby Ranch S of Alpha Cemetery  
 
| Frank Kerby Ranch S of Alpha Cemetery  
| Some records of this cemetery at PARL<ref>Idaho State Historical Society Public Archives and Research Library, Boise Idaho.</ref> in Boise
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| Some records of this cemetery at PARL<ref>Idaho State Historical Society Public Archives and Research Library, Boise Idaho.</ref> in Boise; transcription of 1 gravestone available through [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2148757&CScntry=4&CSst=15&CScnty=688& Find-a-Grave.com] website; transcription and some photos of gravestones available at [http://valley.idgenweb.org/cem_moore_grave.html USGenWeb] site for Valley County
 
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Revision as of 07:22, 1 June 2010

United States  > Idaho > Valley County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1917--Valley County, Idaho was created 26 February 1917 from Idaho and Boise Counties. County seat: Cascade [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

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 Valley County, Idaho was compiled from the Lists of Places in Idaho in Wikipedia and from the map of Valley County in Virtual Earth.

Populated Places

Cities

Cascade | Donnelly | McCall

Other inhabited places

Alpha | Archabal | Arling | Belvedere | Big Creek | Cabarton | Eagle Nest | Edwardsburg | Fritser Ford | Lake Fork | Landmark | Lardo | Lawman Ford | Midnight | Norwood | Old Fort | Roseberry | Silver Creek Plunge | Smiths Ferry | Stibnite | Warm Lake | West Mountain | Yellow Pine

Former inhabited places, no longer in existence

Neighboring Counties

Adams | Boise | Custer | Gem | Idaho | Lemhi

Resources

Many of the older court, land, naturalization, probate, pension, and vital records for Valley 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 Cascade[2].

Cemeteries

The following cemeteries of Valley 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
Alpha Cemetery Long Valley, E of Alpha Grange Hall Some records of this cemetery at PARL[3] in Boise; transcription of 10 gravestones available through Find-a-Grave.com website; transcription and some photos of gravestones available at USGenWeb site for Valley County
Bell Cemetery Spink Transcription of 104 gravestones available through Find-a-Grave.com website; transcription and some photos of gravestones available at USGenWeb site for Valley County
Cascade Cemetery Transcription of 2 gravestones available through Find-a-Grave.com website
Crawford Nook burials (Bean Homestead burials) Glen Cove on Stibnite/Yellow Pine Rd Some records of this cemetery at PARL[4] in Boise
Crown Point Cemetery Cascade Dam Some records of this cemetery at PARL[5] in Boise; transcription of 38 gravestones available through Find-a-Grave.com website; transcription and some photos of gravestones available at USGenWeb site for Valley County
Davis Ranch Cemetery Yellow Pine Transcription of 1 gravestone available through Find-a-Grave.com website
Elizabeth Harris/ Mary Hollis graves near Holmes Cemetery Some records of this cemetery at PARL[6] in Boise
Finland Cemetery (Finn Cemetery) E of Lake Fork on Farm to Market Rd. Some records of this cemetery at PARL[7] in Boise; transcription of 229 gravestones available through Find-a-Grave.com website; transcription and some photos of gravestones available at USGenWeb site for Valley County
Holmes Cemetery abt 3 m SE of Donnelly Some records of this cemetery at PARL[8] in Boise; transcription of 54 gravestones available through Find-a-Grave.com website; transcription and some photos of gravestones available at USGenWeb site for Valley County
J. L. Wisdom grave SE of McCall Some records of this cemetery at PARL[9] in Boise
Klines Cemetery Transcription of 1 gravestone available through Find-a-Grave.com website; transcription and some photos of gravestones available at USGenWeb site for Valley County
Margaret Cemetery (Margarite Cemetery) Cascade Some records of this cemetery at PARL[10] in Boise; transcription of 106 gravestones available through Find-a-Grave.com website; transcription and some photos of gravestones available at USGenWeb site for Valley County
McCall Cemetery McCall Some records of this cemetery at PARL[11] in Boise; transcription of 38 gravestones available through Find-a-Grave.com website; transcription and some photos of gravestones available at USGenWeb site for Valley County
Pioneer Cemetery Yellow Pine Transcription of 32 gravestones available through Find-a-Grave.com website; transcription and some photos of gravestones available at USGenWeb site for Valley County
Private Cemeteries and Isolated Graves Transcription of 1 gravestone available through Find-a-Grave.com website' Transcription and some photos of scattered gravestones available at USGenWeb site for Valley County
Roosevelt Cemetery Transcription and some photos of gravestones available at USGenWeb site for Valley County
Spink (or Bell) Cemetery abt 2 m S of Finn Cemetery on Farm to Market Rd. Some records of this cemetery at PARL[12] in Boise; photo of 1 gravestone available at idahogravestones.org
Thomas S. Moore grave Frank Kerby Ranch S of Alpha Cemetery Some records of this cemetery at PARL[13] in Boise; transcription of 1 gravestone available through Find-a-Grave.com website; transcription and some photos of gravestones available at USGenWeb site for Valley County
Wile Jamison grave abt 3.5 m NE of Upper Payette Lake Some records of this cemetery at PARL[14] in Boise
Willam Darling grave S Fork Salmon River Some records of this cemetery at PARL[15] in Boise
Yellow Pine Cemetery Yellow Pine Some records of this cemetery at PARL[16] in Boise

Census

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

Church

County Commissioners' Records

Court

Judgment Books

History

Land

Maps

Military

World War I draft registration cards, 1917-1918, for Valley County have been microfilmed. Copies of these records are available at the Family History Library (their microfilm number 1452224) 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

Current
Historical

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage

Over 600 marriages, 1917-1939, are listed on the Western States Marriage Index.

Death

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.

  • Cascade Public Library
    105 N Front St
    Cascade, ID 83611
    Phone: (208) 382-4757
  • Mccall Public Library
    218 E Park St
    Mccall, ID 83638
    Phone: (208) 634-5522
    Website
  • Valley County Genealogy Society and Cascade Public Library
  • Central Idaho Historical Museum‎
    1001 State Street, Mccall, ID 83638-3705
    (208) 634-4497‎
  • Valley County Museum
    ‎13131 Farm to Market Road, Donnelly, ID 83615
    (208) 325-8628‎

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.
  12. Idaho State Historical Society Public Archives and Research Library, Boise Idaho.
  13. Idaho State Historical Society Public Archives and Research Library, Boise Idaho.
  14. Idaho State Historical Society Public Archives and Research Library, Boise Idaho.
  15. Idaho State Historical Society Public Archives and Research Library, Boise Idaho.
  16. Idaho State Historical Society Public Archives and Research Library, Boise Idaho.