Explore these death certificates from the state of Idaho, in the northwestern United States, during the first decades of the 20th century. Learn vital biographical information such as your ancestor’s date and place of birth and their occupation.
This collection includes more than 105,000 records of death certificates from across Idaho. While the information for each person varies, Idaho death certificates 1911-1937 usually includes:
Idaho, located along the Rocky Mountains in the northwestern United States, was admitted to the Union as the 43rd state in 1890. Although it is not one of the most populous states, the population grew by nearly 200,000 people between the twenty-six year period of 1911 and 1937. These death certificates begin as the state started collecting information about deaths in the state in 1911, and continue through the Great Depression.
These records can provide lots of details to help you to fill in gaps in your family history. The information you uncover can also help lead to further discoveries in our other collections, like newspapers or federal census records.
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