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  • Bonner County, Idaho

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Bonner County, Idaho.= Official Website = History Bonner County was formed on February 21, 1907. It was named for travel entrepreneur Edwin L. Bonner, a ferry operator.In 1864, the Idaho Legislature created the counties of Lah-Toh and Kootenai. Kootenai County initially covered all of present-day Bonner and Boundary counties and a por...

  • Twin Falls County, Idaho

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Twin Falls, Idaho. Official Website The county was established on February 21, 1907. The county is named for a split waterfall on the Snake River of the same name. The Snake River is the county's northern boundary. Adjacent Counties Gooding County Jerome County Cassia County Elko County, Nev. Elmore County Owyhee ...

  • Owyhee County, Idaho

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Owyhee County, Idaho. Official Website History This area was the territory of Western Shoshone, Northern Paiute, and Bannock peoples and their ancestors for thousands of years prior to the arrival of Americans. Conflicts over land use and resources led to the indigenous peoples being pushed aside. On December 31, 1863, Owyhee C...

  • Gooding County, Idaho

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Gooding County, Idaho.= Official Website =The county was created by the Idaho Legislature on January 28, 1913, by a partition of Lincoln County. It is named for Frank R. Gooding, an early 20th Century governor and United States Senator from Idaho.Natives came into contact with emigrants on the Oregon Trail by 1840. The Oregon Trail tr...

  • Mountain View Cemetery, Pocatello, Idaho

    This project is for those buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Pocatello, Bannock County, Idaho. Mountain View Cemetery is 110 years old and is the final resting place of over 20,000 of the area's residents with plots dating to the 1800s. The cemetery is also known as Mt. Moriah Cemetery . Notable Interments Eddy Addy (1838-1910) - MLB Player James Henry Brady (1862-1918) - Governor of ...

  • Bannock County, Idaho

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Bannock County, Idaho .= Official Website = Cities & Communities *Arimo*Blackrock*Chubbuck*Downey*Fort Hall (part)*Inkom*Lava Hot Springs*McCammon*Pocatello (county seat)*Portneuf*Red Rock Junction*Robin*Swanlake*Tyhee*Virginia*Zenda Adjacent Counties * Bingham County * Caribou County * Franklin County * Oneida County * Power County

  • Canyon County, Idaho

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Canyon County, Idaho. History Hudson's Bay Company established Fort Boise in 1834 near what is now Parma, but abandoned it in 1855. Emigrants traveled through Canyon County on the Oregon Trail.Discovery of gold in the Boise Basin in 1862 brought settlement to the region again. The lower Boise River was fully contained within Boise Cou...

  • Bonneville County, Idaho

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Bonneville County, Idaho. History Bonneville County was established in 1911 and named after Benjamin Bonneville (1796–1878), a French-born officer in the U.S. Army, fur trapper, and explorer in the American West. Benjamin was the son of Nicholas Bonneville of France. His father was an Illuminati member and wrote the "Illuminati Manife...

  • Teton County, Idaho

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Teton County, Idaho. The county was established in 1915 and was named after the Teton Mountains to the east. Adjacent Counties Fremont County Madison County Bonneville County Teton County, Wyo. Communities Bates Cache Clementsville Darby Driggs (County Seat) Felt Tetonia Victor Links Wikiped...

  • Lemhi County, Idaho

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Lemhi County, Idaho.The county was established in 1869, named after Fort Lemhi (or Limhi), a remote Mormon missionary settlement from 1855 to 1858 in Bannock and Shoshone territory.The Lewis and Clark Expedition entered Idaho on August 12, 1805 at Lemhi Pass in present-day Lemhi County. Meriwether Lewis and three other members of the ...

  • American Old West

    to capture contributors and participants in America's expansion westward from the east coast. Including politicians, newsmen, explorers, founding fathers, frontiersmen, mountainmen, railroadmen, lawmen, outlaws, gunfighters, etc. ==Notable people of the American Old West======Artists====* Frederic Remington - Artist who specialized in the American Old West====Explorers====* Sacajawea , Shoshone...

  • Ada County, Idaho

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Ada County, Idaho.= Official Website = History Ada County was created by the Idaho Territorial Legislature on December 22, 1864, partitioned from Boise County . It is named for Ada Riggs, the daughter of H.C. Riggs, a member of the legislature; he established the county and was a co-founder of Boise . Canyon County , which originally...

  • Shoshone County, Idaho

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Shoshone County, Idaho. Official Website The county was established in 1864, named for the Native American Shoshone tribe. Shoshone County is commonly referred to as the Silver Valley, due to its century-old mining history. The Silver Valley is famous nationwide for the vast amounts of silver, lead, and zinc mined from it. Hard r...

  • Idaho State University

    Wikipedia =daho State University (ISU) is a Carnegie-classified doctoral research and teaching institution in the western United States, located in Pocatello, Idaho.A public university founded 115 years ago in 1901 as the Academy of Idaho, ISU offers access to education in more than 280 programs at its main campus and at locations in Meridian, Idaho Falls, and Twin Falls. It is the state's desi...

  • Brigham Young University–Idaho

    Wikipedia =Brigham Young University–Idaho (BYU–Idaho or BYU–I) is a private university located in Rexburg, Idaho. Founded in 1888, the university is owned and operated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), transitioned from a junior college to a four-year institution in 2001, and was known for the greater part of its history as Ricks College.BYU-Idaho offers programs ...

  • College of Idaho

    Wikipedia =The College of Idaho is a private, residential liberal arts college in the western United States located in Caldwell, Idaho. Founded 125 years ago in 1891, it is the state's oldest private liberal arts college, with an enrollment of 1,140 students.The C of I has produced seven Rhodes Scholars, three governors and four NFL players. Its PEAK Curriculum allows students to study in the f...

  • Albion State Normal School

    Albion State Normal School was a public institution of higher learning in Albion, Idaho. It was established by the Idaho Legislature in 1893, as one of two Normal schools in the state. (The other, in Lewiston, is now Lewis-Clark State College.) Citizens of Albion had actively lobbied for the school's establishment, and donated land and labor for the new campus.>A normal school is a school creat...

  • Nine Mile Cemetery, Wallace, Shoshone County, Idaho

    Nine Mile Cemetery is located in Wallace, Shoshone County, Idaho. "Originally this was at three separate cemeteries: the United Cemetery, Miners Union Cemetery and Catholic Cemetery. Each one of the original cemeteries is now a section of the larger cemetery. It is under the umbrella of the Nine Mile Cemetery Association, Inc, which was organized in 1965, and operates under a board of director...

  • Greenwood Cemetery, Kellogg, Shoshone County, Idaho

    Greenwood Cemetery is located in Kellogg, Shoshone County, Idaho. The cemetery is maintained by the city of Kellogg.

  • Butte County, Idaho

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Butte County, Idaho. History The first settlement in Butte County occurred about four miles south of the present town site of Arco in 1878. The settlement was then known by the names of Kennedy Crossing and Lower Crossing of the Lost River and was located in eastern Alturas County. Once the post office was established in 1879, the set...

  • Bingham County, Idaho

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Bingham County, Idaho.Bingham County was created January 13, 1885. It was named for Henry H. Bingham, a congressman from Pennsylvania and friend of William Bunn, Idaho's Territorial Governor. The county was formed from Oneida County and was later partitioned itself to form Bannock (1893), Fremont (1893), Bonneville (1911), Power (1913...

  • Shoshone Cemetery, Shoshone, Idaho

    This project is for those buried in Shoshone Cemetery, Shoshone, Lincoln County, Idaho. Find a Grave

  • Washington County, Idaho, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Washington County, ID.

  • Kootenai County, Idaho

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Kootenai County, Idaho.= Official Website =The Idaho Territorial Legislature created Kootenai County on December 22, 1864 and named it after the Kootenai Tribe. . After almost 17 years of existence, Kootenai County finally organized on July 9, 1881. Adjacent Counties * Bonner County * Shoshone County * Spokane County, Wash. * Benewah ...

  • Caribou County, Idaho

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Caribou County, Idaho.= Official Website = History Robert Stuart explored the area of Soda Springs in 1812. Donald Mackenzie also explored the area in 1819. The explorers were followed by trappers, missionaries, and emigrants that would travel through on the Oregon Trail. Soda Springs' namesake springs were an attraction for the trapp...

  • Place projects

    Place projects are projects on Geni that are focused of a specific geographical place or region. Places profiles are also the precursor to the upcoming Place Profiles feature.=Place project portals= Includes countries and kingdoms, and other top level place project. ==Geographical==* Australia * Canada * Europe** Al-Andalus ** Austro-Hungarian-Empire ** Belarus ** Czech Republic-Bohemia ** Croa...

  • 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 of...

  • Rose Hill Cemetery, Idaho Falls, Idaho

    This project is for those who were buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, located on 2355 Rollandet, Idaho Falls, Idaho. Notable Burials Barzilla Worth Clark (1880-1943) - Governor of Idaho Chase Addison Clark (1883-1966) - Governor of Idaho Links Find a Grave Billion Graves

  • Idaho Pioneers

    Idaho Pioneers will include persons who lived in Idaho before Statehood, 3 July 1890. If you so desire, "The Idaho State Genealogical Society" issues certificates to those who can prove their descent from a Pioneer. There are 3 different certificates you can apply for:*Pioneer certificates are issued to direct descendants of persons who lived in Idaho before Statehood, 3 July 1890. Applicants m...

  • Jefferson County, Idaho

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Jefferson County, Idaho. History The county was established in 1913 and named after Thomas Jefferson, the third U.S. President.The Salt Lake City to Virginia City Stagecoach was established through the area in 1864. Stops were established at Market Lake (Roberts), Sand Hole (Hamer), and Camas. Small settlements grew up around the stag...

  • Richfield Cemetery,Richfield, Lincoln County, Idaho, USA

    Richfield Cemetery, Richfield, Lincoln County, Idaho, USA: Find a Grave

  • Latah County, Idaho

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Latah County, Idaho.= Official Website =The county was created in 1888 and named for Latah Creek in its northwest corner. The name in the Nez Perce language means "the place of pine trees and pestle." The tribe found shade under the white pine trees for doing their work and stones suitable for use in pulverizing camas roots to process...

  • Lincoln County, Idaho

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Lincoln County, Idaho.= Official Website =Lincoln County was created by the Idaho Legislature on March 18, 1895 and was named after President Abraham Lincoln. Adjacent Counties * Camas County * Blaine County * Minidoka County * Gooding County * Jerome County Cities & Communities *Dietrich*Hidden Valley*Richfield*Shoshone (County Seat)...

  • Power County, Idaho

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Power County, Idaho. Official Website The county was created by the Idaho Legislature on January 30, 1913 and it is named for an early hydroelectric power plant (1902) at the American Falls. Adjacent Counties Bannock County Oneida County Cassia County Blaine County Bingham County Cities & Communities America...

  • Pioneer Cemetery, Boise, Idaho

    This project is for those buried in Pioneer Cemetery, Boise, Ada County, Idaho. Pioneer Cemetery is located at 460 E. Warm Springs Ave. From Interment.net : The land on which Pioneer Cemetery sits had been in use as a burial ground going back to when Boise was settled in 1863. Ada County records indicate that in 1868 a businessman named Michael Keppler was granted a Federal Land Grant ...

  • Lewis County, Idaho

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Lewis County, Idaho.= Official Website =Established in 1911, it was named after the explorer Meriwether Lewis.Most of the county is within the Nez Perce Indian Reservation, though Native Americans comprise less than 6% of the county population. Similar to the opening of lands in Oklahoma, the U.S. government opened the reservation for...

  • Nez Perce County, Idaho

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Nez Perce County, Idaho.= Official Website =Nez Perce County was originally organized in 1861, when the area was part of Washington Territory. It was reorganized in 1864 by the Idaho Territorial Legislature and was later subdivided into new counties. The county is named after the Nez Percé Indian tribe Adjacent Counties * Latah County...

  • Payette County, Idaho

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Payette County, Idaho. Official Website The county was established in 1917, partitioned from Canyon County. It was named after the Payette River, which was named after French-Canadian François Payette. Originally a fur trapper with the North West Company, Payette was the first white man in the area in 1818. Adjacent Counties ...

  • Oneida County, Idaho

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Oneida County, Idaho.= Official Website =Oneida County was organized on January 22, 1864 and was named for Oneida Lake, New York, the area from which most of the early settlers had emigrated. Adjacent Counties * Bannock County * Franklin County * Cache County, Utah * Box Elder County, Utah * Cassia County * Power County Cities & Commu...

  • Gem County, Idaho

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Gem County, Idaho.Named for the state nickname, "Gem State," the county was established on March 15, 1915. Fur trappers were in the area as early as 1818, and Alexander Ross explored Squaw Creek in 1824. Prospectors and miners moved through the county in 1862 en route to the gold rush in the Boise Basin around Idaho City, and by the n...

  • Jerome County, Idaho

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Jerome County, Idaho.= Official Website =The county was created by the Idaho Legislature on February 8, 1919, by a partition of Lincoln County. It was named after either Jerome Hill, a developer of the North Side Irrigation Project, his son-in-law Jerome Kuhn, or his grandson Jerome Kuhn, Jr.The Minidoka Relocation Camp, one of ten Ja...

  • State of Idaho

    This subportal is part of the USA Portal . = Idaho is a state in the northwestern region of the United States. Idaho is the 14th largest, the 39th most populous, and the 7th least densely populated of the 50 United States. The state's largest city and capital is Boise. Residents are called "Idahoans". Idaho was admitted to the Union on July 3, 1890, as the 43rd state.Idaho's nickname is the "Ge...

  • U.S.A. Indigenous peoples-Mountain

    North American Tribes===Mountain==Includes the Following States Colorado | Idaho | Montana | Utah | Wyoming Includes the Following TribesApache Arapaho Arikara Assiniboin Atsina Bannock Blackfeet (Siksika) Cheyenne Chippewa Comanche Cree Crow Dakota Jicarilla Kiowa Kiowa Apache Kutenai Mandan Nez Percé Navaho Paiute Paloos Pawnee Piegan Pueblos Salish Shoshonean Family Shoshoni Siksika (Blackfe...

  • Boundary County, Idaho

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Boundary County, Idaho. History Boundary County was formed on January 23, 1915 from Bonner County. It was named Boundary County because it lies on the border of Canada, Washington and Montana.Boundary County has 7 election precincts: Bonners Ferry, Copeland, Kootenai, Moyie, Naples, North Bonners Ferry, and Valley View. All contain pa...

  • 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 1974More than one hundred years have passed since those hardy and courageous souls, obeying a call from President Brigham Young, struggle...

  • Idaho County, Idaho

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Idaho County, Idaho.= Official Website =It was established by the Washington Territorial Legislature in 1862 and was named for a steamer called Idaho that was launched on the Columbia River in 1860. Adjacent Counties * Clearwater County * Missoula County, Mont. * Nez Perce County * Adams County * Valley County * Wallowa County, Ore. *...

  • Elmore County, Idaho

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Elmore County, Idaho.= Official Website = Overview Elmore County was established February 7, 1889. It is named after the Ida Elmore mines, the area's greatest silver and gold producer of the 1860s, located near Silver City in Owyhee County.Construction of what would become Mountain Home Air Force Base was begun in October 1942, 12 mil...

  • Boise, Idaho

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Boise, Idaho.Boise is the capital of Idaho and the county seat of Ada County. It is not to be confused with Boise County .= Official Website =The area was called Boise long before the establishment of Fort Boise by the federal government. The original Fort Boise was 40 miles (64 km) west, near Parma, down the Boise River near its conf...

  • Cassia County, Idaho

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Cassia County, Idaho.= Official Website = History The first Europeans explored the Milner area in Cassia County in 1811. It was trappers who initially developed the Oregon Trail, which ran on the county's northern border. The Raft River's junction with the Oregon Trail marked the split for the California Trail.While the Oregon and Cal...

  • United States Senators from Idaho

    United States Senators from IdahoUnited States Senators from Idaho (U.S. Senate website): of United States Senators from Idaho (with wikipedia links):

  • Idaho State Legislature

    The Idaho Legislature is the state legislature of the U.S. state of Idaho. It consists of the upper Idaho Senate and the lower Idaho House of Representatives. The state is divided into 35 legislative districts, which each elect one senator and two representatives. There are no term limits for either chamber.The crossing of upper and lower house districts into a single constituency is found in o...

  • Custer County, Idaho

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Custer County, Idaho.= Official Website =Established in 1881, the county was named for the General Custer Mine, where gold was discovered five years earlier. Custer County relies on ranching, mining, and tourism as its main resources. Adjacent Counties * Butte County * Lemhi County * Blaine County * Elmore County * Boise County * Vall...

  • Minidoka County, Idaho

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Minidoka County, Idaho.= Official Website =Minidoka County was created by the Idaho Legislature on January 28, 1913. The name Minidoka is of Dakota Sioux origin meaning "a fountain or spring of water." Adjacent Counties * Cassia County * Jerome County * Lincoln County * Blaine County Cities *Acequia*Burley (part)*Heyburn*Minidoka*Paul...

  • Morris Hill Cemetery, Boise, Idaho

    This project is for those interred in Morris Hill Cemetery, Boise, Ada County, Idaho.The cemetery is located on 317 North Latah Street.Excerpt from: City of Boise.org Morris Hill Cemetery is one of the oldest and most well-known cemeteries in the Treasure Valley. The cemetery began in January of 1882, when Mayor James Pinney spent $2,000 of city funds to purchase the eighty acres on the bench f...

  • Boise County, Idaho

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Boise County, Idaho. It is not to be confused with the city of Boise in Ada County History The county was established on February 4, 1864, with its county seat at Idaho City. It was named for the Boise River, which was named by French-Canadian explorers and trappers for the great variety of trees growing along its banks in the lower d...

  • Adams County, Idaho

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Adams County, Idaho.= Official Website =Adams County is a rural county in the state of Idaho . As of the 2010 census the county had a population of 3,976, making it the fifth-least populous county in Idaho . The county seat and largest city is Council. The county was established in 1911 and was named for Second US President John Adams...

  • Blaine County, Idaho

    Please add profiles of people who were born, lived or died in Blaine County, Idaho.= Official Website = History The Wood River Valley in present-day Blaine County was organized as part of Alturas County by the Idaho Territorial Legislature in 1864. By the 1880s the valley supported a thriving mining commerce; in 1882 the county seat of Alturas County was moved from Rocky Bar in present-day Elmo...

  • Clearwater County, Idaho

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Clearwater County, Idaho.= Official Website = Overview The Clearwater River and Lolo Pass, in the southeast corner of the county, were made famous by the exploration of Lewis and Clark in the early 19th century. Following an arduous trek through the Bitterroot Mountains, suffering through a mid-September snowstorm and near starvation,...

  • Native American Tribes- State of Idaho

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  • Fremont County, Idaho

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Fremont County, Idaho.= Official Website =Fremont County was established in 1893 when Bingham County was partitioned. It is named for John C. Frémont. The first fur trapping operation by a United States fur company west of the Rocky Mountains occurred in 1810 when Andrew Henry established a fort in the fall of 1810 on Conant Creek in ...

  • Valley County, Idaho, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Valley County, ID.

  • Camas County, Idaho

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Camas County, Idaho. History The Shoshoni, Northern Piute, and Nez Perce migrated annually to the Camas Prairie to gather camas and yampa for their winter food storage.Explorer, Donald Mackenzie discovered the Camas Prairie by 1820 and the area slowly grew in importance as a travel route.Military escorts for wagon trains headed to Ore...

  • Benewah County, Idaho

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Benewah County, Idaho.The county was established on January 23, 1915 of land partitioned from Kootenai County. It was named for a chief of the Coeur d'Alene Tribe. The federally recognized Coeur d'Alene Tribe is based on the Coeur d'Alene Reservation in this and neighboring Kootenai County. Adjacent Counties * Kootenai County * Shosho...

  • Franklin County, Idaho

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Franklin County, Idaho.Idaho's oldest permanent non-native settlement occurred at Franklin on April 14, 1860 when Mormon settlers led by Thomas S. Smart established the settlement at its present location on the Cub River. It was the seventh and northernmost settlement in the Cache Valley at the time of its settlement and was believed ...

  • Governors of Idaho

    The Governor of Idaho is the head of the executive branch of Idaho's government and commander-in-chief of the state's militia. The governor has the duty to see state laws are executed, power to either approve or veto bills passed by the Idaho Legislature.Idaho Territory had 16 territorial governors appointed by the President of the United States from the territory's organization in 1863 until t...

  • Clark County, Idaho

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Clark County, Idaho.= Official Website = History Establishment of stage coach stops along the route between Salt Lake City and the Montana mine were established at Beaver Canyon and Dry Creek in 1864. Originally part of Alturas County, both locations were transferred to Oneida County in 1877. They became part of Bingham County at its ...

  • Mining Idaho ~ The Gem State

    Gold Rush===When gold in California began to peter out, miners sought gold in other places, including Colorado, Nevada, Montana … and Idaho. Idaho’s rugged mountains presented a real challenge to prospectors and travelers alike. Still, by 1860, a man named Elias Davidson Pierce asked the Nez Perce natives if he could prospect on their lands. They said no, so in true prospector tradition, Pierce...

  • Jews of Idaho

    This is an umbrella project for all projects related to Jews from Idaho .From Virtual Jewish World:Two Jews of unknown name, one of whom reportedly perished, are said to have belonged to a pioneering party that was caught struggling toward shelter in Orofino in the winter of 1861–62, but the first identifiable Jew to have set foot in Idaho was J.D. Farmer, who braved a gold-rush trail from Bois...

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