Idaho, Caribou County Records - FamilySearch Historical Records

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Caribou, Idaho, 
United States
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Location of Caribou County, Idaho
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Location of Idaho
Record Description
Record Type County Records
Collection years 1919-1969
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What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]

The collection consists of the following records located at the county courthouse in Soda Springs, Idaho.

Subject Record Type Years Covered
Vital Records Marriages 1907-1961
Land Records Deeds 1901-1941
Naturalization Records Declarations of intent 1880-1892
Military Records Discharge papers 1919-1948
Probate Records Estates, wills, and case files 1869-1952
School Records School censuses 1880-1940
Court Records Coroner's inquests 1905-1920

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What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]

The record content varies by record type. It may include any of the following pieces of information:

  • Name of primary individual
  • Event date
  • Event place
  • Residence
  • Age
  • Sex
  • Names of parents
  • Biographical information about parents such as date and place of birth
  • Names of heirs, such as spouse, children, other relatives, or friends
  • Names of the executor, administrator, or guardian
  • Names of witnesses
  • Dates the documents were written and recorded (used to approximate event dates since a will was usually written near the time of death)
  • Description and value of property or land
  • Occupation

Collection Content[edit | edit source]

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How Do I Search the Collection?[edit | edit source]

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  • The name of the person
  • The approximate date of an event

View the Images[edit | edit source]

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How Do I Analyze the Results?[edit | edit source]

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What Do I Do Next?[edit | edit source]

I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

  • Use the age or estimated birth date to find vital records such as birth, marriage, and death
  • Use the information found in the record to find additional family members in census records
  • Use the information found in the record to find probate records
  • Use the information found in the record to find land and property records
  • If applicable, search for immigration and naturalization records

I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

  • If your ancestor does not have a common name, collect entries for every person who has the same surname. This list can help you find possible relatives
  • If you cannot locate your ancestor in the locality in which you believe they lived, then try searching a nearby locality
  • Try different spellings of your ancestor’s name
  • Remember that sometimes individuals went by nicknames or alternated between using first and middle names, or even initials

Research Helps[edit | edit source]

The following articles will help you in your research for your family in the state of Idaho.

Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]

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