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''This article is about the southwestern U.S. state. For other uses, see [[Arizona (disambiguation)]].'' '''United States'''  
 
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:[http://www.arizonaguide.com/ Official Guide of the Arizona Office of Tourism]  
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*Join the [https://www.facebook.com/pages/Arizona-Genealogy-Research-Community/139992052772767 Facebook] or [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Join_a_Skype_Research_Community#North_America Skype] Genealogy Research Community!  
 
*Join the [https://www.facebook.com/pages/Arizona-Genealogy-Research-Community/139992052772767 Facebook] or [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Join_a_Skype_Research_Community#North_America Skype] Genealogy Research Community!  
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<br> '''Extinct or Renamed Counties:&nbsp;''' [[Bernalillo County, Arizona|Bernalillo]]{{·}} [[Castle Dome County, Arizona|Castle Dome]]{{·}} [[Dona Ana County, Arizona|Doña Ana]]{{·}} [[Ewell County, Arizona|Ewell]]{{·}} [[Mesilla County, Arizona|Mesilla]]{{·}} [[Pah-Ute County, Arizona|Pah-Ute]]{{·}} [[Rio Arriba County, Arizona|Rio Arriba]]{{·}} [[Rio Virgin County, Utah|Rio&nbsp;Virgin]]{{·}} [[Santa Ana County, Arizona|Santa&nbsp;Ana]]{{·}} [[Socorro County, Arizona|Socorro]]{{·}} [[Taos County, Arizona|Taos]]{{·}} [[Valencia County, Arizona|Valencia]]  
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'''Extinct or Renamed Counties:&nbsp;''' [[Bernalillo County, New Mexico|Bernalillo&nbsp;NM]]{{·}} [[Castle Dome County, Arizona|Castle Dome]]{{·}} [[Dona Ana County, New Mexico|Doña&nbsp;Ana&nbsp;NM]]{{·}} [[Ewell County, Arizona|Ewell]]{{·}} [[Mesilla County, Arizona|Mesilla]]{{·}} [[Pah-Ute County, Arizona|Pah-Ute]]{{·}} [[Rio Arriba County, New Mexico|Rio&nbsp;Arriba&nbsp;NM]]{{·}} [[Rio Virgin County, Utah|Rio&nbsp;Virgin]]{{·}} [[San Juan County, New Mexico|San&nbsp;Juan&nbsp;NM]] {{·}} [[Santa Ana County, New Mexico|Santa&nbsp;Ana&nbsp;NM]]{{·}} [[Socorro County, New Mexico|Socorro&nbsp;NM]]{{·}} [[Taos County, New Mexico|Taos&nbsp;NM]]{{·}} [[Valencia County, New Mexico|Valencia&nbsp;NM]]  
  
 
[[Arizona County Creation Dates and Parent Counties|Arizona County Creation Dates and Parent Counties]] showing dates they were created or renamed and counties created from older counties. Details will assist you in determining which county would have the records you are seeking. Arizona currently has 15 counties.  
 
[[Arizona County Creation Dates and Parent Counties|Arizona County Creation Dates and Parent Counties]] showing dates they were created or renamed and counties created from older counties. Details will assist you in determining which county would have the records you are seeking. Arizona currently has 15 counties.  
  
[[Previous Jurisdictions to land in Arizona]] showing dates the jurisdictions were created and maps. This will help in determining what jurisdiction your ancestor lived in and where the records are now located.
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[[Previous Jurisdictions to land in Arizona]] showing dates the jurisdictions were created and maps. This will help in determining what jurisdiction your ancestor lived in and where the records are now located.  
  
 
== Societies  ==
 
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*[http://www.gutenberg.org/etext/9661 McClintock, James H., Mormon Settlement in Arizona, A Record of Peaceful Conquest of the Desert], Phoenix, Ariz: Printing and binding by the Manufacturing Stationers, 1921.''The entire book on Project Gutenburg.''<br>  
 
*[http://www.gutenberg.org/etext/9661 McClintock, James H., Mormon Settlement in Arizona, A Record of Peaceful Conquest of the Desert], Phoenix, Ariz: Printing and binding by the Manufacturing Stationers, 1921.''The entire book on Project Gutenburg.''<br>  
 
*[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/US/Arizona.pdf BYU Research Outline for Arizona]  
 
*[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/US/Arizona.pdf BYU Research Outline for Arizona]  
*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/arizonagenealogy Looking 4 Kin Genealogy &amp; Family History Network - Arizona]
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*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/arizonagenealogy Looking 4 Kin Genealogy &amp; Family History Network - Arizona]  
 
*[http://azgenweb.org/counties.htm US&nbsp;Gen Web Clickable Map of Arizona Counties]&nbsp;&nbsp; --&nbsp; Clicking on a county takes you to the County US&nbsp;Gen Web Site  
 
*[http://azgenweb.org/counties.htm US&nbsp;Gen Web Clickable Map of Arizona Counties]&nbsp;&nbsp; --&nbsp; Clicking on a county takes you to the County US&nbsp;Gen Web Site  
 
*George S. Tanner. Mormon Settlements in Arizona. J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah, 1970. The Mormon Settlements in Arizona Collection (1857-1986) is a collection of primary sources relating to the Mormon colonization efforts along the Little Colorado River and the surrounding area. The major part of the collection consists of materials collected by George S. Tanner. Included are photocopied or transcribed diaries, histories, correspondence, financial records, biographies and autobiographies, and clippings from and about the Arizona settlements.
 
*George S. Tanner. Mormon Settlements in Arizona. J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah, 1970. The Mormon Settlements in Arizona Collection (1857-1986) is a collection of primary sources relating to the Mormon colonization efforts along the Little Colorado River and the surrounding area. The major part of the collection consists of materials collected by George S. Tanner. Included are photocopied or transcribed diaries, histories, correspondence, financial records, biographies and autobiographies, and clippings from and about the Arizona settlements.

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This article is about the southwestern U.S. state. For other uses, see Arizona (disambiguation). United States

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Featured Content

Official Guide of the Arizona Office of Tourism

Did You Know?

  • American Indians. There are 21 reservations in the state. In addition to the Navajo—the largest tribe—important groups are the Mohave, Apache, Hopi, Paiute, Tohono O'odham, Ak-Chin, Yuma, Yavapai, Hualapai, and Havasupai. For more information see Indians of Arizona. Histories of Arizona Indians are listed in the Family History Library Catalog under ARIZONA - MINORITIES, as well as under ARIZONA - NATIVE RACES. Other records of American Indians are listed in the Subject Search of the Family History Library Catalog under the names of the tribes.
  • Prison Records. Arizona Department of Corrections has a searchable online database of 100 years of Inmate Admissions (1872 - 1972).
  • Gretna Greens. When an eloping Arizona couple's marriage is not in their home county, search for it in alternate places like Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada, or Yuma, Yuma, Arizona.[1]

Counties

Extinct or Renamed Counties:  Bernalillo NM · Castle Dome · Doña Ana NM · Ewell · Mesilla · Pah-Ute · Rio Arriba NM · Rio Virgin · San Juan NM  · Santa Ana NM · Socorro NM · Taos NM · Valencia NM

Arizona County Creation Dates and Parent Counties showing dates they were created or renamed and counties created from older counties. Details will assist you in determining which county would have the records you are seeking. Arizona currently has 15 counties.

Previous Jurisdictions to land in Arizona showing dates the jurisdictions were created and maps. This will help in determining what jurisdiction your ancestor lived in and where the records are now located.

Societies

See Arizona Genealogical Societies for a listing of the currently active genealogical societies in Arizona.

 Research Tools

 

Wiki Articles on Arizona topics linking to FamilySearch Historical Record Collections

Bibliography:

  • Barnes, Will C. Arizona Place Names. Tucson, Arizona: The University of Arizona Press, 1988, pp. 26-27 WorldCat 479862
  • Dean, Saxton, et al. Dictionary: Tohono O'odham/Pima to English, English to Tohono O'odham/Pima. Tucson, Arizona: The University of Arizona Press, 1983, p. 138
  • Garate, Donald T. "Arizona (Never Arizonac). Link to online book
  • Granger, Byrd Howell. Arizona’s Names: X Marks the Place. Tucson, Arizona: Falconer Pub. Co., 1983, pp. 30-31.
  • Thompson, Clay. "A Sorry State of Affairs When Views Change." The Aizona Republic, February 25, 2007, p. B10.

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  1. Arlene H. Eakle, "Have you searched and searched for a marriage without finding it?" in Genealogy Blog at http://www.arleneeakle.com/wordpress/2007/02/19/have-you-searched-and-searched-for-the-marriage-without-finding-it/ (accessed 8 January 2011).
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