Boise County, Idaho
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Boise County

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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.


quartzburg

Main Street of Quartzburg,
Boise County, Idaho
Circa 1899




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Website Updates:

April 2018
Biographies:
John R. Carpenter.
Census: 2000 and 2010 Census Demographics have been added.
News: Accidental Deaths: Abe Smith; John Traberso; Lloyd Needles; Lorenzo Carvell.
News: Administrative Executor Notices: Estates of R. Brunn; I. W. Roark; Julius Oppenheimer; Patrick Marmion; William Baird.
News: Birth Announcements: Surnames Crutcher, Ashcraft, Rone, Brown, Hooten, Wise, Spooner, Gardner, Bryon, Frampton and Church.
News: Brevities: Brevities for the towns of Banner, Horseshoe Bend, Pioneerville, Placerville and Quartzburg.
News: Community: News stories re: James A. Pinney, Armitage, James S. Craig, J. Pfontz, George Frampton, Hercules Taylor, Wm. Meydenbauer, and Mr. Cromwell.
News: Court News: News story re: James Thompson.
News: Crime: News story re: Mrs. Kate Hunter.
News: Marriage Announcements: Bray to White; Munger to Brown; Jack to Brown; Spooner to Abbott; Beard to Shilling; Kingman to Dobbs.
Obits: Therolf Mathison; Nac Carpenter; James McCrory; G. W. Smith; Mrs. E. J. Wallace; P. J. Malone; Nathan Marx; S. C. Silsbey; Benjamin F. Tyson; Rufus Hood.

January 2018
Biographies: Biography for Ollie C. Rife submitted by Robin Line.
Cemeteries: Cemetery records for Old Catholic Cemetery, IOOF Cemetery and Placerville Cemetery have been added.
Obituaries: Obituary for Doc Lee submitted by Robin Line.


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