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Nez Perce County, Idaho

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Nez Perce County was established February 4, 1864 by the Idaho Territorial Legislature with its county seat at Lewiston. Named for the Nez Perce Indians who occupied the area before the white man. Previously established by the Territorial Legislature of Washington in 1861. This was one of the four original Idaho counties in 1863 from which all 44 have been carved. The present boundaries of Nez Perce County were set in 1911. Lewis and Clark were the first white men in the area in 1805. Lewiston served as the territorial capital for twenty-two months before the capital was moved to Boise.

Nez Perce County
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Nez Perce Encampment
Lapwai, Idaho

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Website Updates:
SEPTEMBER 2014
News: Accidental Deaths: James Rogers submitted by Jim Dezotell.
News: Marriage Notices: William H. Lemley to Vina Witter and C. C. Lemley to Martha Blew submitted by Jim Dezotell.
Obituaries: Alex H. Green and Betty Jean Green submitted by Jim Dezotell.

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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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