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Ada County, Idaho
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County was created by the Idaho Territorial Legislature on December 22,
1864. It is named for Ada Riggs, the first pioneer child born in the
area and the daughter of H.C. Riggs, a co-founder of Boise. Boise
became the capital of Idaho in 1865. Canyon County was partitioned from
western Ada County in the early 1890s.
Ada County, Idaho
Old Fort Boise
Ada County, Idaho
OBITUARIES: Melvin Earl MORRIS submitted by Jim Dezotell.
CEMETERIES: Morris Hill Cemetery: Burial for Melvin Earl MORRIS.
MILITARY: Military News: Arthur M. WILKINSON, William J. DYER and A. FRENCH submitted by Rose Stout.
NEWS: Death Notices: Bert JUDKINS submitted by Jim Dezotell.
NEWS: Brevities: Personal mentions submitted by Jim Dezotell.
NEWS: Crime: The shooting of Judge R. B. Morford by Theodore Burmester submitted by Jim Dezotell.
NEWS: Marriage Notices: Frank J. DUDACEK to Kate OLSEN.
MILITARY: Military News: Death of Michael Healey and Capt. P. Collins submitted by Jim Dezotell.
MILITIARY: Vietnam War: Casualties for the Vietnam War have been added.
OBITUARIES: Loren Harvey BROWN and Elizabeth JENSEN submitted by Jim Dezotell.
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