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FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.

We are a stand alone Family History Center (not in a Chapel Building). We serve the cities of St. Johns, Concho, and surrounding areas.



Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

Phone: 928-337-2543


Open Hours:

  • Tuesday: 9am - 1pm    6pm - 9pm
  • Wednesday: 9am-1pm
  • Thursday: 9am - 1pm    6pm - 9pm

Holiday Schedule: 

  • We are closed the last 2 weeks of December for Christmas Break.

Temporary Closures

Calendar and Events

FHC Consultant Training Meetings held on the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 6pm, except in the months of May, July and December.

Consultant Training Meetings:

 Our next Consultant Meeting will be held on Wednesday - January 21, 2015 at 6:00 p.m.


January 22, 2015 at 7pm at the Family History Center.

"How to get the most out of your subscription"

February 12, 2015 at 7pm at the Family History Center

"Introduction to Legacy Family Tree" a Genealogical Software program for your personal use.


  • FamilySearch Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.
  • We have books on Family Histories donated by local families. We have an "Arizona Collection" of books on Northern Arizona, Apache County and surrounding areas. We have a photography collection that was donated by Margaret J. Overson that has been scanned, indexed and accessed through our computers on our FHC Database program.
  • Microfilm #F9504- Primary History of the St. Johns Stake & Primary History of the St. Johns 2nd Ward
  • Microfilm #F9508- Newspaper - The St. Johns Herald - 08 Oct 1885 - 22 Dec 1897 (incomplete)
  • Microfilm #F9507- Newspaper - The St. Johns Herald - 05 Jan 1888 - 31 Oct 1889 (incomplete)
  • Microfilm #F9505- Newspaper - The St. Johns Herald - 23 Oct 1890 - 24 Dec 1892
  • Microfilm #F9506- Newspaper - The St. Johns Herald - 05 Jan 1893 - 28 Aug 1897 (incomplete)
  • Microfilm #F9508- Newspaper - Apache Review -  30 May 1888 - 09 Jan 1889 (incomplete)

Databases and Software

  • FHC Portal This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions. 

Hardware and Equipment

  • We have a multi-purpose copier/scanner, binding machine, computers (including an older computer with the large floppy drive), printers, microfilm/fiche readers, Digital Imaging System that includes a flatbed scanner & Microfilm/fiche reader so you can copy/save pages from films/fiche, books, photographs or documents.

Resources in the Local Area

St. Johns, Arizona city website 

St. Johns City Cemetery  you will find  Maps of the City of St. Johns Cemetery in .doc format  "Old Cemetery" is the southern part of the cemetery and the "New Cemetery" is the Northern part of the cemetery. Then there is an alphabetical list of persons burried there in "Locator in excel format". They keep it up to date fairly regularly. If you have any questions or more information for them call 928-337-4517 Ext 222.

The Apache County Website

The Apache County Historical Society Museum website

The Apache County Historical Society Blog

Arizona Birth & Death Certificates - Free On-line



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Billion Graves for St. Johns Cemetery

Billion Graves for St. Johns Eastside Catholic Cemetery

Find-A-Grave for Apache County, Arizona:

Apache County, Arizona Research Wiki page: Apache County, Arizona

1st Battalion, Arizona Infantry Research Wiki page: 1st Battalion, Arizona Infantry (Union)

Arizona Research Wiki page:  Arizona

President Edward Burgoyne's Blog on "I Can Do Family History"

Apache County Library District

Arizona Digital Newspaper Program

Arizona Memory Project


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