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Canyon County Archives

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January 26 - Added Biographical Index. Check back often for updates to this index.


June 9 - Added Canyon County Poor Farm to History Index.

May 21 - Removed Brethren Cemetery from Cemetery Location links on the Cemeteries page. This cemetery is located in Ada County.

May 15 - Added Cemetery Location links on the Cemeteries page.

May 4 - Added Canyon County Cities & Towns - Past & Present page. Linked to Cities and Towns in Canyon County on Home page.

May 1 - Added Idaho Then & Now to Photo Index page.

April 28 - Added link to Antioch Cemetery on Cemeteries page. Added burials on Antioch Cemetery page.

April - Virginia (Doughty) Vaught becomes Canyon County Coordinator. My family moved to Nampa, from Nebraska, in 1955. I was born and raised in the Nampa area.

March - Postcard of Nampa Depot
   Photo & bio of David K. McConnel, Lower Boise Pioneer
   Photo & bio of Benjamin C. McConnel, Lower Boise Pioneer

January -Photograph of history stone at Lower Boise Cemetery


December 2011 -Link to Descendants of Charles W. Thompson - This family lived in Boise, Gem and Canyon Cos.

February 4th -- Sharon McConnel, New Coordinator -- My g-grandfather Benjamin and his brother David settled in the Dixie area, "The Lower Boise," south of present-day Notus in 1869. Thirteen years later they moved further west, near the mouth of the Boise River, where they again homesteaded in the area known as "McConnel Island." See Haying 1900. Other photos added; historic post offices added; more links added; facelift.

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