Idaho, Cassia County Records - FamilySearch Historical Records

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Idaho, Cassia County Records, 1879-1989
This article describes a collection of records at
Cassia, Idaho, 
United States
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Location of Cassia County, Idaho
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Location of Idaho
Record Description
Record Type County Records
Collection years 1879-1989
FamilySearch Resources
Related Websites
Cassia County Clerk's Office, Burley, Idaho

What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]

The collection consists of county records for the years 1879 to 1989 from the county courthouse in Burley. It includes the following types of records:

  • Marriage
  • Probate
  • Soldier discharge papers
  • School census
  • Deeds
  • Patents
  • Homesteads
  • Mining records
  • Coroner's reports
  • Mother's pensions

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To Browse This Collection[edit | edit source]

You can browse through images in this collection using the waypoints on the Collection Browse Page for Idaho, Cassia County Records, 1879-1989.

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

The following information may be found in these records:

  • Name of primary individual
  • Event date and place
  • Age, gender, residence and occupation of individual
  • Names of parents
  • Biographical information about parents such as date and place of birth
  • Names of heirs, such as spouse, children, other relatives
  • Names of the executor, administrator, or guardian
  • Names of witnesses
  • Description and value of property or land

Collection Content[edit | edit source]

Sample Image[edit | edit source]

Coverage Table[edit | edit source]

Record Type Record Years
Land and property Deed record 1902-1941
Land and property Direct and indirect index to deeds 1910-1921
Land and property Direct index to deeds 1930-1991
Land and property Homestead declarations 1893-1915
Land and property Index to deeds 1879-1929
Land and property Index to mining claims 1889-1916
Land and property Marriages, Deeds, Water Claims and Brands 1878-1881
Land and property Mining claims 1880-1960
Land and property Patent deed record 1907-1915
Land and property Patent records 1921-1961
Land and property Reverse index to deeds 1930-1991
Military Military discharge certificates undated
Military Military discharge index undated
Naturalization Naturalization index cards 1881-1940
Pensions Mothers's pension records 1919-1935
Probate Estate files 1927-1989
Probate Probate Court record book 1879-1884
Probate Records of wills 1891-1956
Probate Register of estates 1919-1971
Vital Coroner's inquests 1918-1922
Vital Marriage affidavits 1908-1952
Vital Marriage certificates 1934-1961
Vital Marriage licenses 1913-1947
Vital Marriage register 1907-1925
Vital Marriages (intent to marry) 1931-1933

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

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  • The date of the event

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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]

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

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  • Remember that sometimes individuals went by nicknames or alternated between using first and middle names

Research Helps[edit | edit source]

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Citing this Collection[edit | edit source]

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