Blaine County Records & History
Blaine County IDGenWeb Project mission is to post any known records of . . . Cemetery Records; Birth, Death, & Marriage Records; Deed Books, Minutes, & Tax Lists; City Directories, Church Records, Histories, Atlases, Census Records, & Miscellaneous Records of Blaine County.
MINI-BIOGRAPHY - This is a work-in-progress project. I will add some biographies of individuals as time permits me to add them. I find these names from various resources that often trigger me to investigate more about this individual. If you have some ancestors from Blaine County and would like to add them to our "Mini-Biography" page, then contact the County Coordinator on how to add them to this list. To view this list CLICK HERE.
Blaine County Cemeteries records are available for our researchers. Our mission is to gather as much information we can from our contributors and volunteers. There are photos, listing, and bit of information on each cemetery. Below is a current listing of active or inactive cemeteries of Blaine County:
- About the Blaine County Cemeteries
- Base Leg Ranch Cemetery
- Bellevue Cemetery
- Carey (Old) Cemetery
- Deckard Cemetery
- Galena Cemetery
- Hailey Cemetery
- Idaho Pioneer (Carey) Cemetery
- Ketchum Cemetery
- Kilpatrick Cemetery
- Picabo-Gannett Cemetery
- Red Devil Cemetery
- Sawtooth Cemetery
- Sorensen Ranch Cemetery
- Thompson Creek Grave
- Timmerman Cemetery
- Ward Family Cemetery
If some cemetery information is unavailable to you, then try our "Lookups" section to see if someone is available to do some cemetery research for you.
COUNTY SHERIFFS -- Blaine County had been established in 1895 from the deflunct Alturas county. City of Hailey being the county seat. The county's topography consists of backwoods country and part desert. One of the toughest jobs in the county to keep peace and order of the local laws belongs to the Sheriffs, also he is a part of the Search and Resue team. To learn more about the history of Blaine County's Sheriff CLICK HERE.
PRECINCTS FOR 1884 ELECTION -- In the local Wood River Times published the 1884 Election by Precincts. Each precinct has the location of the election, registrar and judges names of the election proceedings. It is a good source for a few locals. To read more ... CLICK HERE.
These newspapers transcriptions were provided by our patrons. If you have any Blaine County ancestor mentioned in a local newspaper article(s), then contact the County Coordinator to see how to add your articles.
- A Local Event, Wood River Times 8 Aug 1894
- The Celebration, Wood River Times 4 Jun 1884
- County Commissioners, Wood River Times 14 Jul 1892
- Four Slain When A Man Fails To Locate His Wife, Bismarck Daily Tribune 30 Oct 1915
- Idahoan Kills Wife and Four Others, Soda Springs Sun 4 Nov 1915
- Idaho Man Slays Every One In House, The Spokesman-Review 30 Oct 1915
- In The Gem, Soda Springs Sun 11 Nov 1915
- More Trouble, Wood River Times 4 Mar 1885
- Murders Five of Family, Ends Life, Trenton Evening Times 30 Oct 1915
- Nelson/Bowen Wed, Wood River Times 17 Feb 1897
- Ezra Pound 80 Today, Daytona Beach Morning Journal 29 Oct 1965
- Slayer of Five is Claimed by Death, Oakland Tribune 31 Oct 1915
- Wm. H. Cameron Slays His Babe, Wood River Times 30 Oct 1915
- Wife Among Persons he Slays Oakland Tribune 30 Oct 1915
WOOD RIVER TIMES NAME INDEX - This is the original Wood River Times created by Charlotte Slater, although, we don't have her current email address for her to continue to provide the newspaper articles for these names, but it is a good reference. To view the Name Index.
OBITUARIES -- These obituaries are provided by patrons like yourself. We currently have a few obituaries until more are transcribed and added to our listings. If you have any Blaine County ancestor's obituary or death/funeral notice, then contact the County Coordinator to see how to add your obituaries or notices.
These vital records are extraction or contributed by patrons of Blaine County. If you have any Blaine County ancestor's birth, death, or marriage records, then contact the County Coordinator to see how to add your vital records.
These deaths records extractions are based upon locality instead of by year or alphabetical. This is currently a work-in-progress project.
These marriage records extractions are based upon each decade since the first marriage records was recorded in 1864 in Alturas county, This is a work-in-progress project.