Malta, Idaho

From FamilySearch Wiki
Jump to navigation Jump to search

United States Genealogy > Idaho > Cassia County > Malta

Quick Facts[edit | edit source]

Former name[edit | edit source]

Geographic location[edit | edit source]

City Hall[edit | edit source]

Malta City Clerks
1486 S. 2200 E.
Malta, Idaho 83342
(208) 645-2498

Resources[edit | edit source]

Cemetery[edit | edit source]

There is one cemetery in Malta, Idaho. The first recorded internment at Valley Vu Cemetery was Sarah Lankford in 1863. maltaidaho.org contains a history of all residents at this cemetery including funeral programs, obituaries, histories and photos.

Church History and Records[edit | edit source]

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints[edit | edit source]

Current[edit | edit source]

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints‎
Malta 1st and 2nd Wards

Church Street & 4th
Malta, ID 83342

(208) 645-2503

Historical[edit | edit source]

Many of the original records of church units are in the Church History Library in Salt Lake City. Many of the membership records covering these units from the date of their creation to about 1948 have been microfilmed and are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City or at its Family History Centers. Records of the Malta Ward(1910-1948) are among this collections.


[edit | edit source]

Directories[edit | edit source]

The Idaho State Archives in Boise has a collection of city, county, state and regional directories.

Funeral Homes[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

Malta lies in the Raft River Valley. And is located on the west side of the Raft River eight miles south of Idahome, the nearest railroad station on the Oregon Short Line Railroad , 12 miles northeast of Elba and 30 miles north east of Oakley. Malta is situated in the mist of a fertile farming district, irrigated from the Smith and family in 1900’s. The Malta Precinct had a total population of 494 in 1930.

Additional history of Malta, Idaho and the early Latter-day Saint settlers there can be found in:
Andrew Jenson. Encyclopedic History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Salt Lake City: Deseret News Publishing Company, 1941, p. 466.

Maps[edit | edit source]

Military History and Records[edit | edit source]

Minorities[edit | edit source]

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Historical[edit | edit source]

There are no copies of issues of Malta newspapers in the collections of the Idaho State Archives in Boise, Idaho, but papers from nearby towns which are in the Archives, may be of interest to the residents of Malta.

Obituaries[edit | edit source]

School Records[edit | edit source]

Websites[edit | edit source]

maltaidaho.org has histories, cemetery records, school and church information.

References[edit | edit source]