Genealogy Projects tagged with Bear Lake County on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Bear Lake County, Idaho

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Bear Lake County, Idaho . Official Website History Peg-Leg Smith established a trading post on the Oregon Trail from 1848-1850 near Dingle. The first settlement in the Bear Lake Valley was Paris, settled by Mormon pioneers led by Charles Rich on September 26, 1863. Thirty families comprised the original settlement. In the spring...

  • Pioneers of Bear Lake Valley Idaho

    To keep the pioneer theme, the date of 1885 was chosen as the closing year of birth. Those who were born after 1885 are not included. Foreword from "History of Bear lake Pioneers" Copyright 1968 by Daughters of Utah Pioneers Bear Lake County Idaho 2nd Edition 1974 More than one hundred years have passed since those hardy and courageous souls, obeying a call from President Brigham Young, stru...