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11 June 2016
My name is Martha
and I am the new Coordinator for Bonneville County, Idaho
I do not live in
Idaho, but will do my very best to answer questions and find
viable and interesting resources for you.
The buttons to the
left will be your guides to other data.
If you can't find
something, try the 'Odds & Ends' Button.
If that does not work, send me a note using this link.
Brief History of Bonneville County
The County was established February 7, 1911 from
the north and east parts of Bingham county. It was named for
Captain B. L. E. Bonneville, of the U. S. Army, who explored the
Snake River area in the 1830s. A settlement began at the site of
the Eagle Rock ferry on the Snake River in 1864, this settlement
was renamed Idaho Falls in 1891. More than half the county is in
the Targhee and Caribou National Forests. It includes the Gray's
Lake National Wildlife Refuge. Major industries include farming
and the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory under the
direction of The U.S. Department of Energy. It covers 1,897
Here is the Wiki
Since Idaho is a 'new State', the
various records will be found in places not usual. Territorial
data is sparse but with creative searching, I might get lucky.
Native Americans in Idaho ~
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Military Data, Funeral Records,
RailRoad Employment Records, Crime & Prisons
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