History and Genealogy
Bannock County, Idaho
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County was established March 6, 1893 from part of Bingham county, with
its county seat at Pocatello. Named for the Bannock Indians, the first
inhabitants of the area, whose name was spelled Bannock by early
Bannock County Courthouse and Bonneville
This courthouse was built in 1902 and replaced by the current Bannock
County courthouse in the 1950s. The Bonneville Elementary School was
built in 1895 and razed in 1964.
An elk on the West Bench of
Cemeteries: Harkness Cemetery records have been added.
Obituaries: Bernice Walker Murray submitted by Jim Dezotell; and Daniel Whipple Church submitted by Andrea Stawski Pack.
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