Project: Idaho

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This project is part of the United States Project


Welcome to the Idaho State Project!

The state of Idaho was previously part of the Oregon, Washington and Idaho Territories and became the 43rd state of the U.S. on July 3, 1890.

How to Join

It is not necessary that you be related to someone who lived in the state of Idaho or live there yourself to join. Anyone with an interest is welcome! If you would like to participate, please do the following:

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The purpose of this project is to coordinate all Idaho-related projects and resources and combine that information into one place. Our goal is to create and develop profiles on WikiTree for those who lived in the state of Idaho.


The following table provides links to space pages for each county in Idaho. If you would like to be a member of a county, send the project leader a private message, and you will be added to the trusted list. Currently, all counties need team leaders!

Ada Adams Bannock Bear Lake Benewah Bingham Blaine Boise Bonner Bonneville Boundary
Butte Camas Canyon Caribou Cassia Clark Clearwater Custer Elmore Franklin Fremont
Gem Gooding Idaho Jefferson Jerome Latah Lemhi Lewis Lincoln Madison Minidoka
Nez Perce Oneida Owyhee Payette Power Shoshone Teton Twin Falls Valley Washington Union

Task List


  1. Add Idaho-related profiles, checking for existing profiles to avoid duplication. If any duplicate profiles exist, request merges, starting with the oldest generation.
  2. See the Idaho State Maintenance Category "Needs" categories
    1. Needs GEDCOM Cleanup If profiles were loaded by GEDCOM, use WikiTree Styles and Standards to clean up residue and broken links.
    2. Needs Biography: Write comprehensive, well-sourced biographies.
    3. Needs Profiles Created: Profiles need to be linked to the greater WikiTree. Try to find the connection. Make sure profiles of all family members are correct and documented.
    4. Needs More Records: Search out original rather than derivative documentation and add sources.
      1. Unsourced Profiles
      2. Needs Birth Record
      3. Needs Marriage Record
      4. Needs Death Record
  3. Add profiles for those who obtained land grants and homesteaded in Idaho. See the Homesteaders Project
  4. Help develop the Native Americans Project with information about Idaho state tribes.
  5. Add profiles for the men who died in World War I, serving from Idaho in the Great War project and for the Roll of Honor project.
  6. Register Cliff



  1. Work on Idaho unconnected and unsourced profiles.
  2. Work on Suggestions for profiles from Idaho, as reported by the Data Doctors Project.

State Resources

Idaho Genealogy Resources

  1. If you find a free online resource:
    1. Check to make sure a free-space page doesn't already exist.
    2. Create space page - see: Share Source on WikiTree
    3. Add internal link to new page to the correction section on Sources-Idaho page
  2. If you have any Idaho state resources that you are willing to do lookups on, please add them to the Resources Page.
  3. If you live in Idaho, please consider adding Category: Idaho Research Assistance to your Wikitree profile page.



Projects and Pages


Project Box

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For profiles needing Project Protection only. Be sure to add the United States Project as manager of the profile:

Profile Stickers

See: Idaho Sticker for more details

... ... ... was an Idahoan.

Deceased persons

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... ... ... is an Idahoan.

Living Persons

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See: Nonmigrating Ancestory Sticker for more details

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Native Idahoian (born, married, and died in Idaho County)

This sticker has more flexibility

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