CODEBOOK FOR THE 1880 IDAHO CENSUS (Copyright, Idaho State Board of Education, 1986)

Columns 1 and 2 B COUNTY CODES

1 = Ada

2 =Alturas

3 = Bear Lake

4 = Boise

5 = Cassia

6 = Idaho

7 = Kootenai

8 = Lemhi

9 = Nez Perce

10 = Oneida

11 = Owyhee

12 = Shoshone

13 = Washington

Columns 3 and 4 B PLACE CODES (township, town, city, etc.) BY COUNTY

ADA COUNTY (CODE 1 in columns 1 and 2)

1 B Boise City

2 B District #2

3 B Payette Valley

4 B Upper Boise Valley

5 B Boise Barracks

ALTURAS COUNTY (CODE 2 in columns 1 and 2)

1 B Wood Creek

2 B Mountain Home

3 B Canyon Creek

4 B Indian Creek

5 B Slater=s Creek

6 B King Hill

7 B Eureka Bar

8 B Payne=s Ranche

9 B Glenn=s Ferry

10 B Cold Springs and Bennett Creek

11 B Rocky Bar Precinct

12 B Middle Boise Precinct

13 B Atlanta Mining Camp

14 B Yuba Mining Camp

15 B Brownesburg Mining Camp

16 B Johnson=s Mining Camp

17 B Big Bar Mining Camp

18 B Gooderich Ranch

19 B Alturas Bar Mining Camp

20 B Lucky Boy Mining Camp

21 B Stanley Basin Mining Camp

22 B Saw Tooth City Mining Camp

23 B Wood River Mining District

BEAR LAKE COUNTY (CODE 3 in columns 1 and 2)

1 B Paris

2 B Georgetown

3 B Bennington

4 B Montpelier

5 B Berne

6 B Ovid

7 B Liberty

8 B Fish Haven

9 B Fish Haven Precinct

10 B Saint Charles

11 B Saint Charles Precinct

12 B Bloomington

13 B Bloomington Precinct

14 B Preston

15 B Thomas Fork of Bear River

16 B East of Bear Lake

17 B Cottonwood Settlement and Dingle Dell

BOISE COUNTY (CODE 4 in columns 1 and 2)

1 B Idaho City

2 B Slaughter Hill and Buena Vista

3 B N. Elk Creek and M. Elk Creek

4 B Idaho City and Moores Creek and Suburbs

5 B Steamboat Gulch et. al.

6 B Moore=s Creek

7 B Gambrines Dist. et. al.

8 B Grimes Creek et. al.

9 B Willow Creek et. al

10 B Boise City and Idaho Road

11 B Shaws Mountain et. al.

12 B Dagger Gulch et. al

13 B Moons Creek et. al.

14 B Banner Quartz Dist.

15 B Placerville

16 B Centerville

17 B Pioneer

18 B Summit Flat

19 B Garden Valley

20 B Dead Wood

21 B District 12, enumerated

CASSIA COUNTY (CODE 5 in columns 1 and 2)

1 B Oakley Albion Precinct (City)

2 B Goose Creek

3 B Marsh Basin

4 B Cassia Creek

5 B Clear Creek

6 B Sublett

7 B Bonanza Bar

8 B Albion (number 1)

9 B Goose Creek Valley

10 B Rock Creek Valley

11 B Salmon Falls

12 B Albion (number 2)

13 B 14th District

IDAHO COUNTY (CODE 6 in columns 1 and 2)

1 B Washington

2 B Enumeration District #16

3 B Enumeration District #17

4 B Grangeville Precinct (City)

5 B Mt. Idaho Precinct

6 B Camp Howard

7 B Elk City District

KOOTENAI COUNTY (CODE 7 in columns 1 and 2)

1 B Spokane Prairie, Post, Frederick

2 B Bonanzy City

3 B Military Post, Coeur d'Alene Lake

4 B Little Falls

LEMHI COUNTY (CODE 8 in columns 1 and 2)

1 B Bonanza

2 B Custer

3 B Salmon City

4 B District 20

5 B Lemhi Valley, and Salmon City Precinct

6 B Challis

NEZ PERCE COUNTY (CODE 9 in columns 1 and 2)

1 B Vicinity of Lewiston

2 B Fort Lapwai

3 B Nez Perce Indian Agency and Vicinity

4 B Clear Water Road

5 B Tammany Hollow

6 B Vicinity of Tammany Hollow

7 B Vicinity of Lewiston and Tammany Road

8 B Waha Prairie

9 B Waha Prairie and Tammany Hollow

10 B City of Lewiston

11 B Snake River Mines

12 B Township 36

13 B Township 37

14 B Township 37 and 38

15 B Township 38

16 B Township 38 and 39

17 B Township 39 and 40

18 B Township 40

19 B Village of Moscow

20 B Township 41

21 B Palouse Bridge Pct.

22 B Camas Creek Pct.

23 B Pine Creek Dist.

ONEIDA COUNTY (CODE 10 in columns 1 and 2)

1 B Franklin Precinct

2 B Oxford Precinct

3 B Weston Precinct

4 B Weston Precinct and Oxford Precinct

5 B Oxford and Soda Springs Precinct

6 B Soda Springs Precinct

7 B Stocktonn and Battle Creek

8 B Malad City

9 B Malad City and St. John

10 B Malad Valley

11 B Malad and Rock Creek Valley

12 B Rock Creek

13 B Curlew

14 B Four Mile Creek

15 B Bannock Valley, Samaria etc.

16 B Samaria and surrounding

17 B Samaria

18 B Marsh Valley

19 B Blackfoot Precinct

20 B Fort Hall

21 B Portneuf Canon

22 B Pleasant Valley and Beaver Canon

23 B Eagle Rock and Willow Creek

24 B Cedar Butte District

25 B Ross Fork Indian Agency

26 B Market Lake District

27 B Market Lake and Camas Precinct

28 B Camas Precinct

29 B Portneuf Precinct

30 -- Upper Mound Valley

31 B Carabou Pct.

32 B Towa Bar

33 B Cross Roads Grays Lake

34 B 10 Mile Spring

35 B Grand Creek

36 B Salt River Valley

OWYHEE COUNTY (CODE 11 in columns 1 and 2)

1 B Reynolds Creek

2 B Reynolds Creek and Fairview

3 B Fairview and Sinker Creek

4 B Fairview

5 B Sinker and Catharine Creeks

6 B Bruneau

7 B Scattered Parts

8 B Enumeration District #29, Silver City

9 B Enumeration District #29

SHOSHONE COUNTY (CODE 12 in columns 1 and 2)

1 B Enumeration District #30

2 BEnumeration District #30

WASHINGTON COUNTY (CODE 13 in columns 1 and 2)

1 B Lower Weiser Valley

2 B Mans Creek

3 B Middle Weiser Valley

4 B Pine Valley and Health District

5 B Upper Weiser Valley

6 B Indian Valley

7 B Counsil Valley

8 B Hornet and Litttle Salmon Valley

9 B Monroe Creek Valley

10 B Warm Spring Creek

Columns 5 - 7 B PAGE #

Columns 8 - 9 B LINE #

Column 10 B BLANK

Columns 11 - 13 B # OF DWELLING HOUSE, IN ORDER OF VISITATION

Column 14 B BLANK

Columns 15 - 17 B # OF FAMILY, IN ORDER OF VISITATION

Columns 18 - 49 B NAME OF INDIVIDUAL (LAST, FIRST, MIDDLE OR INITIAL -- ... indicates illegible)

Column 50 -- COLOR OR RACE

1 = white

2 = black

3 = mulatto

4 = Chinese

5 = Indian

6 = half-white, half-Indian

9 = other

Column 51 B GENDER

1 = male

2 = female

3 = missing

Columns 52 - 54 B AGE

Columns 55 - 56 B RELATIONSHIP TO HEAD OF HOUSEHOLD

1 = head

2 = wife

3 = daughter

4 = stepdaughter

5 = son

6 = step-son

7 = father/or step-

8 = mother/or step-

9 = mother-in-law

10 = father-in-law

11 = son-in-law

12 = daughter-in-law

13 = boarder

14 = cousin

15 = brother

16 = adopted daughter

17 = niece/grand-niece

18 = servant

19 = sister-in-law

20 = grandson

21 = nephew--grand

22 = uncle

23 = adopted son

24 = brother-in-law

25 = hired man/servant/hired girl/hired boy

26 = laborer

27 = granddaughter

28 = half-sister

29 = visitor

30 = partner

31 = assistant

32 = patient

33 = grandmother

34 = boss

35= hand, hired hand

36= niece B grand

37 = sister

38 = husband

39 = nephew

40 = nurse

41 = lodger

42 = waiter

43 = employee

44 = servant

45 = boarder

46 = prisoner

47 = clerk

48 = cook

49 = porter

50 = hostler

51 = housekeeper

52 = pedlar

53 = keepmate

54 = student

55 = chore boy

56 = pauper

57 = friend

58 = orphan

59 = messmate

60 = mistress

61 = wood chopper

62 = traveler

63 = step-sister-in-law

64 = guard

65 = tenant

66 = twin brother

67 = herder

68 = works on farm

69 = works in sawmill

70 = runs engine

71 = any other occupational relationship

81 = father/or step-

82 = mother/or step-

83 = mistress

91 = step-brother

Column 57 B MARITAL STATUS

1 = single

2 = married

3 = widow/divorced

4 = other/none

Columns 69 - 72 -- OCCUPATION

1 -- farmer

2 -- keeping house/camp

3 -- at school

4 -- laborer/common/light/handyman

5 -- miner

6 -- soldier

7 -- carpenter/house carpenter

8 -- baker/retired

9 -- blacksmith/works in iron/makes iron utensils

10 -- clerk/clerk in store/cashier

11 -- mechanic

12 -- merchant (gen. mdse.)

13 -- gambler

14 -- prostitute/courtesan

15 -- lumberman/logger

16 -- rail splitter

17 -- minister/clergyman/priest/preacher

18 -- justice of the peace

19 -- bookkeeper

20 -- teamster

21 -- herdsman/herding/herdsboy/herder/stockherder

22 -- barber

23 -- cook/hotel cook/assistant

24 -- tailor/ess

25 -- doctor

26 -- garder

27 -- wood sawer/chopper/cutter

28 -- saloon keeper/bar keeper

29 -- hotel/innkeeper/landlady

30 -- engineer

31 -- attorney/attorney at law/lawyer

32 -- nurse/midwife

33 -- brick mason

34 -- free dealer/horse dealer/news dealer/dealer in ag. equip.

35 -- painter (house)/seals/paints in oils

36 -- shoemaker

37 -- stone mason

38 -- signal service/U.S. signal station

39 -- packer/packtrain man

40 -- butcher

41 -- mail carrier/asst. postmaster

42 -- Co. recorder

43 -- tanner

44 -- harness maker

45 -- works at home/at home hired

46 -- printer

47 -- stock grower/stockman/stock raiser/stock dealer/tending stock

48 -- furniture finisher

49 -- wheelwright

50 -- cattle driver

51 -- seamstress

52 -- freighter/freighty

53 -- dentist

54 -- gunsmith

55 -- school teacher/school matron

56 -- sheepherder/shepherd

57 -- druggist/drug store owner

58 -- miller

59 -- stagecoach worker/driver/station keeper

60 -- civil engineer/design & construction/contractor

61 -- surveyor

62 -- washman/washes clothes/washer woman/wash/ironing

63 -- farm laborer/dairy worker/works on farm/works on dairy/stableworker/dairy woman

64 -- shake maker/shingle mill

65 B common laborer

66 -- at service/servant

67 -- saddler/saddle & harness maker

68 -- mill sawer/works at sawmill/mill hand

69 -- prospector

70 -- Indian trader

71 -- makes railroad ties

72 -- photographer

73 -- gardener

74 -- brickmaker

75 -- cattle buyer

76 -- potter

77 -- furniture dealer

78 B farm laborer

79 -- rancher

80 -- cheesemaker

81 B herdsman/herdsboy/herder/stockherder

82 -- mariner

83 -- paper carrier/delivery boy

84 -- insurance adjuster

85 -- well digger

86 -- farmer's wife

87 -- grist miller

88 -- waiter/waitress

89 -- milliner

90 -- tinsmith/tinner

91 -- assayor

92 -- ferry keeper/keeps ferry

93 -- expressman

94 -- County Auditor

95 -- County Assessor

96 -- plasterer

97 -- jeweler

98 -- express messenger

99 -- door & sash man

100 -- dreyman/drayman

101 -- gauger

102 -- trader

103 -- driver

104 -- carpenter & painter

105 -- brewer

106 -- mouldmaker/moulder

107 -- cabinet maker

108 -- wagon maker

109 -- drover

110 -- fisherman

111 -- machinist

112 -- millwright

113 -- superintendent of schools

114 -- assessor & collector

115 -- sawyer

116 -- weaver

117 -- wood turner

118 -- scribe

119 -- salesman/traveling salesman

120 -- cooper

121 -- wife/housewife

122 -- keeps house & farm

123 -- music master

124 -- at home

125 -- builder

126 -- dressmaker/glovemaker

127 -- city marshall

128 -- banker

129 -- grocery clerk

130 -- governor

131 -- hotel clerk

132 -- hairdresser

133 -- Internal Revenue Collector Office

134 -- Indian Agent

135 -- clergyman

136 -- chambermaid

137 -- livery stable keeper/stableman

138 -- servant housekeeper/nursemaid

139 -- mining expert

140 -- musician/trumpeter

141 -- physician/surgeon

142 -- probate judge

143 -- retired judge

144 -- Receiver U.S. Law Office

145 -- Superior Court Judge

146 -- lumber merchant

147 -- telegraph operator

148 -- real estate agent/loan agent

149 -- boilermaker

150 -- publisher/newspaper

151 -- Register of U.S. Land Office

152 -- sewing machine agent

153 B saloon keeper

154 -- keeping boarding house

155 -- bartender

156 -- cigar stand keeper

157 -- keeps restaurant

158 -- Div. Agt. Stage Line

159 -- restauranteur

160 -- County Treasurer

161 -- city treasurer

162 -- retired saloon keeper

163 -- draftsman

164 B wagon maker

165 -- cattle raiser

166 -- County Sheriff/city marshall

167 -- deputy sheriff/sheriff

168 -- chair maker

169 -- music teacher

170 -- army officer/retired

171 -- auctioneer

172 -- none

173 -- brakeman

174 -- bank taller

175 -- coffee house keeper

176 -- conductor (RR)

177 -- cattle handler

178 -- clerk/dry goods

179 -- dry goods dealer

180 -- driving Rome Wagon

181 -- dishwasher

182 -- boarding housekeeper

183 -- fireman

184 -- Dep. U.S. marshall

185 -- helping father

186 -- helping mother

187 -- fireman

188 -- goldminer

189 -- grocer/retailed

190 B grocer/produce

191 -- house buyer

192 -- hospital steward

193 -- hotel steward

194 -- Indian Agent clerk

195 -- hide and fur buyer/merchant

196 -- hunter and scout

197 -- jailer

198 -- loafer

199 -- janitor

200 -- prisoner co. jail

201 -- keeping hotel

202 -- [missing]

203 -- legislator

204 -- lawyer

205 -- living with family

206 -- magician

207 -- missionary

208 -- mattress maker

209 -- trapper

210 -- military master

211 -- postmaster/mistress

212 -- plumber and gasfitter

213 -- packtrain owner

214 -- porter

215 -- car repairer

216 -- river man/raftsman/steamboat hand

217 -- RR worker

218 B stock raiser

219 -- stock broker

220 -- stone cutter

221 -- track foreman

222 -- track repairer

223 -- supt. salt works

224 -- watch tinker

225 -- wool worker

226 -- watchman

227 -- visitor

228 -- vacquero

229 -- traveler

230 -- salooner

231 -- school matron's assistant

232 -- sutter

233 -- saw mill owner

234 -- working out (relationship -- servant)

235 -- artist/painter/stretcher

236 -- station agent

237 -- roofer

238 -- veterinarian

239 -- RR clerk

240 -- bank cashier or teller

241 -- auditor

242 -- accountant

245 -- bath house keeper

246 -- backer

247 -- brewer's helper

248 -- broommaker

249 -- bookmaker

250 -- bank cashier or teller

251 -- coal burner

252 -- county surveyor

253 -- cook for packtrain

254 -- cigar maker

255 -- cook for mine

256 -- ditchdigger

257 -- drug clerk

258 -- ditch tender

259 -- deputy treasurer

260 -- deals in cattle

261 -- electrician

262 -- editor (journal or newspaper)

266 -- farmer & stockraiser

267 -- farm manager

268 B farmer and hog raiser

269 -- farm cook

270 B farmer for Lemhi Indian Agency

271 -- geologist

272 -- general sewing

273 -- house trainer

274 -- hotel worker

275 -- hatmaker

276 -- herb doctor

277 -- huckster

278 -- hostler

279 -- hosemaker

280 -- halfway house

281 -- interpreter

286 -- judge of supreme court

287 -- josh (Chinese) keeper

288 -- keeps hash house

289 -- keeps meat market

290 -- keeps saloon

291 -- keeps gambling house

292 -- keeps laundry

293 -- keeps store

294 -- keeps ferry

295 -- keeping camp

296 -- laundry worker/laundress

297 -- liquor dealer

298 -- land lady

299 -- lumber manufacture

301 -- miner and farmer

302 -- medical student

303 -- metallurgist

304 -- mine manager

305 -- mine owner

306 -- news dealer

311 -- partner (business)

312 -- pedlar

313 -- placer miner

314 -- quartz miner

315 -- retired merchant

316 -- R.R. foreman

317 -- retired farmer

318 -- raising horses

319 -- retired laborer

320 -- retail grocer

321 -- stable keeper

322 -- sail maker

323 -- stationery

324 -- sheriff

325 -- stock driver

326 -- tin smith (ship builder also)

327 -- toll gate keeper/keeping toll house

329 -- tavern

330 -- upholsterer

336 -- works on ditch

337 -- works at assay office

338 -- works in mine

339 -- watch maker

341 -- sheep shearer

345 B book keeper

346 -- boot and shoe cutter

347 -- bridge tender

348 -- bridge owner

356 -- dairyman

365 -- farmer and miner

373 -- housekeeper

374 -- helps in housework

375 -- housekeeping

376 -- hotel

383 -- jeweler/assistant

384 -- job wagon

390 -- keeping house

401 -- misherman

402 -- mining engineer

403 -- military contractor

410 -- prison warden

411 -- prison guard

412 -- phrenologist

419 -- road supervisor

420 -- retired captain

421 -- retired miner

422 -- retired dishwasher

426 -- sailor

427 -- smelter

439 -- umbrella maker

440 -- unemployed

444 -- with mother

445 -- works in quartz mill

500 -- sweet maker/candy maker

501 -- ice cream maker

502 -- lieutenant/U.S. Cav.

503 -- sergeant/U.S. Cav.

504 -- sergeant/infantry

505 -- corporal/infantry

506 -- trumpeter/U.S. Cav.

507 -- corporal/U.S. Cav.

508 -- lieutenant/infantry

509 -- captain/U.S. Cav.

510 -- captain/infantry

511 -- major/U.S. Cav.

512 -- major/infantry

513 -- colonel/U.S. Cav.

514 -- colonel/infantry

515 -- general/U.S. Cav.

516 -- general/infantry

517 -- nursemaid

540 -- Yankee notion dealer

Column 62 B DISABILITY

1 = blind

2 = deaf & dumb

3 = idiotic

4 = insane

5 = maimed/crippled/bedridden/otherwise disabled

Column 63 B EDUCATION

1 = attended school in last census year

2 = cannot read

3 = cannot write

4 = both 2 & 3

5 = both 1 & 2

6 = both 1 & 3

7 = 1, 2, & 3

Columns 64 - 66 B PLACE OF BIRTH OF INDIVIDUAL (see codes below)

Columns 67 - 69 B PLACE OF BIRTH OF FATHER (see codes below)

Columns 70 - 72 B PLACE OF BIRTH OF MOTHER (see codes below)

1 -- Connecticut

2 -- Maine

3 -- Massachusetts

4 -- New Hampshire

5 -- Rhode Island

6 -- Vermont

11 -- Delaware

12 -- New Jersey

13 -- New York

14 -- Pennsylvania

21 -- Illinois

22 -- Indiana

23 -- Michigan

24 -- Ohio

25 -- Wisconsin

31 -- Iowa

32 B Kansas

33 -- Minnesota

34 -- Missouri

35 -- Nebraska

36 -- North Dakota

37 -- South Dakota

41 -- Alabama

42 -- Arkansas

43 -- Florida

44 -- Georgia

45 -- Louisiana

46 -- Mississippi

47 -- North Carolina

48 -- South Carolina

49 -- Texas

50 -- Virginia

51 -- Kentucky

52 -- Maryland

53 -- Oklahoma

54 -- Tennessee

55 -- Washington D.C.

56 -- West Virginia

61 -- Arizona

62 -- Colorado

63 -- Idaho

64 -- Montana

65 -- Nevada

66 -- New Mexico

67 -- Utah

68 -- Wyoming

71 -- California

72 -- Oregon

73 -- Washington

81 -- Alaska

82 -- Hawaii

100 -- Prussia

101 -- Brunswick

102 -- China (general)

103 -- China - Canton

104 -- China - Whampoa

105 -- China - Hong Kong

106 -- China - Shanghai

107 -- China - Peking

108 -- England

109 -- Russia

110 -- Ireland

111 -- Bavaria

112 -- Finland

113 -- Saint Croix

114 -- Australia

115 -- Scotland

116 -- Canada

117 -- Wales

118 -- Holstein

119 -- Hesse-Darmstadt

120 -- Sandwich Islands

121 -- Switzerland

122 -- Denmark

123 -- Wurtenburg

124 -- Norway

125 -- France

126 -- Baden

127 -- Italy

128 -- Poland

129 -- Sandwich Islands

130 -- Sweden

131 -- Belgium

132 -- Germany

133 -- Wittenburgh

134 -- Hesse-Grand

135 -- British Columbia

136 -- Hanover

137 -- Holland

138 -- Luxemburg

139 -- Gibraltar

140 -- Atlantic Ocean

141 -- Saxony

142 -- Austria

143 -- Strasburg

144 -- Mexico

145 -- Dakota

146 -- South Africa/Africa

147 -- New Brunswick

148 -- America

149 -- USA

150 -- LA

151 -- South Wales

152 -- Isle of Man

153 B Wurtemburg

154 -- Washington Territory

155 -- Hessen

156 -- Hungary

157 -- New Zealand

158 -- Hapsburg

159 -- Cherokee Nation

160 -- W. Indies

161 -- Prince Edward Island

162 -- Calcutta

165 -- Cologne

166 -- Quebec

167 -- New Foundland

168 -- Hesse-Grand

169 -- Ontario

170 -- At Sea

171 -- Mecklenburg

172 -- Alsace

172 -- Peru

173 -- Prince Edward Island

175 -- Spain

176 -- Nassau

177 -- Nicaragua

178 -- Frankfort-on-Main

179 -- Bohemia

180 -- Norway

181 -- Brazil

182 -- Hamburg

183 -- Jamaica

184 -- Cuba

185 -- Holstein

186 -- Aldenbrush

187 -- Portugal

188 -- Wittenburgh

189 -- Slavonia

190 -- Netherlands

191 -- Canada - East

192 -- Canada - West

193 -- Doubtful

194 -- Bremen

195 -- Plann

196 -- Unknown

197 -- Darmstadt

198 -- Hamburg

199 -- Indian Territory

200 -- Panama

201 -- Elessia

202 -- Drixemburg

203 -- Wertenberg

204 -- Frankfort-on-Main

205 -- Hesse Castle

206 -- Was an Indian

207 -- Shangchao

208 -- Westphalia

209 B Canada (English)

210 B Canada (French)

Columns 73 - 80 B BLANK