Source Information

Ancestry.com. Idaho, Old Penitentiary Prison Records, 1882-1961 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2017.
Original data: Various Idaho Prison Records from the Old Penitentiary. Idaho State Archives and Historical Society, Boise, Idaho.

About Idaho, Old Penitentiary Prison Records, 1882-1961

Did one of your ancestors serve time in an Idaho county prison? This collection contains prison records from between the years of 1882 and 1961.

The various documents found in this collection may contain the following information:

  • Name of inmate
  • Age and race of inmate
  • Birth date and place
  • Marriage date and place
  • Date of trial
  • Date of pardon
  • Date of conviction
  • Spouse of inmate
  • Other miscellaneous information such as physical attributes and the crime committed may be found.