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2 edition of First census of Idaho Territory, September, 1863. found in the catalog.

First census of Idaho Territory, September, 1863.

First census of Idaho Territory, September, 1863.

Taken from the original in the files of the Sec"y of State of Idaho, Boise, Idaho, in 1938.

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Published in [Boise, Id .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Idaho -- Population.,
  • Idaho -- Census, 1863.

  • Edition Notes

    GenreCensus, 1863.
    ContributionsIdaho State Historical Society.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination60-64 p.
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16655658M

    29 January Shoshone Indians were massacred when they were attacked by the U.S. army while they were camped at confluence of Bear River and Beaver (now Battle) Creek. 3 March The Idaho Territory was created out of the Washington and Dakota Territories. In , the Montana Territory was cut away from the Idaho Territory. In , Abraham Lincoln appointed him the first Chief justice of the Idaho Territorial Court. Edgerton lobbied for the creation of separate territories, out of the Idaho Territory, and in , Abraham Lincoln appointed Edgerton as the first Territorial Governor of cal party: Free Soil (–), .

    valuable sources of historical information on Post Offices, postal employees, mail routes, and mail contractors in this publication. Sources are listed chronologically and then discussed by subject. Following that, they are described in alphabetical order. The final pages list addresses for these resources and provide further Size: 2MB. Former State Historian Merle Wells originated the Idaho State Historical Society Reference Series in the s. Merle sought to have a handy series providing people with quick snapshots of different topics in Idaho history. Since Merle wrote many of the vignettes himself, it is no wonder that the series is particularly strong in topics such .

    Idaho Resources the Gem State Idaho History The first major wave of settlers to Idaho was drawn by the lure of gold. Just three years after gold was discovered, in the territory of Idaho was created, consisting of ten counties. The new territory included what is now all of Montana and most of present-day Wyoming. Mining was Idaho’s chief.   Idaho produces more potatoes and trout than any other state in the nation, and is known as the “Gem State” for the 72 types of precious and semi-precious stones it .


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First census of Idaho Territory, September, 1863 Download PDF EPUB FB2

After the establishment of the Territory of Idaho, four of these counties will be re-established after the territorial census later in the fall ofand by May Missoula County will be incorporated into the newly organized Montana Territory. And then by JulyWyoming will be incorporated as well.

IDAHO STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY REFERENCE SERIES IDAHO'S FIRST YEAR, Number February On March 4, the day upon which President Abraham Lincoln signed the act of Congress which established Idaho Territory--more than one gold rush in the new territory was underway. Biggest of them all was the gold rush to Boise Basin.

IDAHO STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY REFERENCE SERIES CENSUS OF Number COUNTY OR DIVISION TOTAL MEN WOMEN CHILDREN Boise Idaho Nez Perce Shoshone Misso* 1, 1, 11,* 20,* 11, * 32, 15, 1, 11, 18,To 30, 4 84 20 22 1, 2 63 11 14 IDAHO MAPS SERIES: A Historical View Through the Eyes of the World.

Idaho Maps offers historical and pictorial perspectives of its rich Idaho’s past. This section is a peripheral look through how our state transpired in our society.

Bythe Washington Territorial Legislature named four counties into its territory that later became organized 1863. book the new territory of Idaho. Last of all, the facts remained that Idaho became the next best place to find gold as many new mining districts and camps through the region became flooded with prospectors and placers.

Origins of the Name "Idaho" and How Idaho Became a Territory in Merle W. Wells One of the most intriguing mysteries 0f ldaho history is the origin and meaning of the name "Idaho." The name is generally assumed to be an adaptation of an Indian word from one of the northwest tongues signifying either gem of the mountains" or "sunrise."File Size: KB.

The federal census for Idaho was destroyed. However, the Idaho State Historical Society Public Archives and Research Library is creating a list of Idaho residents by indexing a variety of records, This reconstructed list will substitute for the destroyed federal census.

Idaho has a Rich and Fascinating History. When Congress created Idaho Territory inthe new territory sprawled across an area one-quarter larger than Texas. Today’s state is smaller, but Idaho is still as large as all six New England states combined with New Jersey, Maryland, and Delaware.

Most of the US Federal Census was destroyed by fire in The Idaho State Historical Society created the Reconstructed Idaho Census with the goal to fill that gap for researchers.

We have attempted to identify as many persons as possible who resided in Idaho from using federal, state and local government records, local newspapers and nationally distributed genealogical. The first Idaho Federal Census was taken in However, the census schedules were completely destroyed by the warehouse fire.

Apart from the general Federal Census many states conducted their own state census but no state census for Idaho till today is known. The population of the state as per the United States Census was. Idaho still had no permanent settlement when Oregon Territory became a state in and the eastern part of Idaho was added to Washington Territory.

A Mormon outpost founded at Franklin in is considered the first permanent settlement, but it was not until the discovery of gold that settlers poured into Idaho. On March 4,President Abraham Lincoln signed an act creating Idaho Territory from portions of Washington Territory and Dakota Territory with its capital at Lewiston.

The original Idaho Territory included most of the areas that later became the states of Idaho, Montana and Wyoming, and had a population of unArchitect: Antonio Ravalli.

Present-day Idaho was part of the Washington Territory from the start of the Civil War until March 3,when the Idaho Territory was formed.

During this time, the soldiers who served in Idaho protected traffic on the Oregon Trail, gold fields, and the telegraph lines. The Union Army built a few forts to help handle these concerns, including Fort Boise (now Parma, Idaho) built July 4, U. Census Bureau () states Idaho populationwhich when down by 52% from the territorial census in September But this is normal considering losing Missoula County, Montana and region east of the continental divide that consists of Wyoming western territory.

Idaho Territorial Sesquicentennial “ Idaho Territory ” Organized March 4, The Territory of Idaho was officially organized on March 4, by Act of Congress, and signed into law by President Abraham Lincoln.

The original organized territory covered most of the present-day states of Idaho, Montana and later was wholly spanned east-to-west by the bustling Oregon Trail and. At first, the original boundaries extended straight over the panhandle of Idaho and portion of Montana.

Then other Washington territorial censuses to establish new borders. On FebruOregon became the 33rd State to join the Union, which left Idaho’s entire western bordering into half of Montana and Wyoming to Washington Territory. The early history of Idaho has already been given in the former volumes of this series; the modern history of Idaho properly begins with the discovery of the Boise mines, in August1 previous to which the movement for a new territory met with little favor.

In the spring of there were four county organizations and ten mining towns, containing, with some outside population, about. Idaho Territory organized, capital at Lewiston. President Lincoln signed the act establishing the territory on March 4.

Soda Springs founded by Colonel Conner. Boise News of Idaho City issues first copy September Mining begins in the Owyhees. Boise Barracks established at Moore Creek by Major P.

Lugenbeel and the US Cavalry. Idaho was part of Oregon Territory, definitively acquired inand was included in Washington Territory upon its establishment in Idaho became a separate territory inacquired essentially its present boundaries inand was admitted as a State on July 3, Census coverage of present-day Idaho virtually began in Idaho Territory organized, capital at Lewiston; President Lincoln signs the act establishing the territory on March 4; Soda Springs founded by Colonel Conner; Boise News of Idaho City issues first copy September 29; Mining begins in the Owyhees; Boise Barracks established at Moore Creek by Major P.

Lugenbeel and the U.S. Cavalry; The. In the census, those living in the Yellowstone National Park area of Idaho were included in the Wyoming census rather than with Idaho.

The pre-statehood U.S Federal census covers the part of Idaho north of 46 degrees north latitude, which was included as part of Spokane County, Washington Territory.Idaho Territory was created in and the first census of the territory in that year enumerated only residents in Shoshone County.

The county boundaries were expanded to include the Silver Valley by the legislative assembly of Idaho Territory when it officially Congressional district: 1st.Not a complete list of counties - only those with online census records State-wide Co.

Federal Census Located at History Department - Idaho State University [Report Broken Link] Federal Census - Non Population Schedule PDF Format Located at Idaho State Historical Society [Report Broken Link] Ada Co. Federal Census - Mortality.