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Boise County, Idaho

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Boise County was established February 4, 1864 with its county seat at Idaho City. It is named for the Boise River which was named by French-Canadian explorers and trappers for the great variety of trees growing along its banks. The Boise Basin, in which Idaho City lies, was one of the richest gold mining districts in the nation after the discovery of gold in 1862. At its peak in the 1860s and 1870s, Idaho City was, for a time, the largest city in the northwest, it was this great influx of people that lead to the establishment of the Idaho Territory in 1863.


Boise County

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Main Street of Quartzburg,
Boise County, Idaho
Circa 1899

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A wonderful source of genealogical information that is very useful are cemetery headstones. They provide key data such as dates of birth, marriage information and dates of death. To submit headstone information please click here.


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Obituaries are one of the most important tools used by researchers in tracing their family roots. Please consider contributing any obituary information that you may have by submitting them here and filling out the transmittal form.
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As your Idaho State Coordinator, I try to post as much source data online as possible in order to make it freely available to all researchers. We gratefully accept contributions of raw data such as  marriage/birth/death records, obituaries, county histories, biographies, old newspaper items, census information, - anything that would help someone build their family tree! Feel free to email me, Sandra Davis, with your contributions - every little bit helps someone!
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