Boise Co

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Boise County is an original county and parent-county to the other counties in SW Idaho north of the Boise River. When doing census work, the precient is very important and tells whether your ancestor lived in present-day Boise County.

1870 census at US GenWeb Archives
1880 & 1900 census at ISU
Census Finder

Homestead Records

Government Land Office records: Patents (homesteads, cash sale and livestock) & maps -
Homestead Records

Marriage Records

BYUI Western States Marriage Index

Death Records

Cemetery Inventories at USGenWeb archives
Boise County newspaper death notices (Gem Co. was originally part of Boise Co.)
Find A Grave
SS Death Index
VA Gravesite Locator
Legacy Obituary Finder

Other Aids & Projects

Cyndi's List
Family Group Sheet Project
Family Search includes 1880 census transcription, extracted marriage records, submitted family sheets, new wiki
GenForum messageboards
Rootsweb messageboard
Rootsweb Resources:   Idaho
We Relate wiki
Civil War Records

Geography, geology and map links

1864 county boundaries
1895 Atlas
Idaho State University Digital Atlas
Idaho Geological Survey
USGS index of Geographic Names
"Goodale North" Oregon Trail Variant - includes early route information & Basin history
Sherry Horton's Mining History

Trapper Journals

Alexander Ross' Journal, 1824
John Work's Journal, 1830-31

Civilian Conservation Corps

Idaho PTV transcript
CCC Legacy

other links

Boise County government
Census Quick Facts
Boise County - Idaho Government
Idaho Post Offices
Idaho State Historical Society
Council Valley Museum including newspaper abstracts from 1877 to 1950
ITD Historic Markers
Historical Marker Data Base
History of the State of Idaho, 1899 (includes biographies)
Boise National Forest
Arrowrock Dam
Library of Congress "American Memory, Built in America" photo collection includes old Forest Service buildings

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