St Johns Arizona Family History Center

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Revision as of 21:56, 6 January 2014

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:

  1. 50 N. 1st West  St. Johns, Arizona 85936   
  2. We are directly North of The Lawyers Title Building whose address is on Cleveland 
  3. St. Johns Arizona Family History Center

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:

None scheduled at the current time.

Calendar and Events

We will be hosting a "Family History Fair" on Saturday, February 15, 2014 from 8:00am to 5:00pm at the St. Johns Arizona Stake Center.

We will be offering classes offered from RootsTech 2014, including Getting Started in Family History and Indexing .  More info to follow on how to register and contact information.

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 15, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.


No Classes Scheduled at this time.


  • Family History Library Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library 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 copier, 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  Mouse over "Departments" down to "Cemetery" and you will find pdf. on Maps of the City of St. Johns Cemetery and pdf. on alphabetical list of persons burried there. They keep it up to date. (As of November 25, 2013 the City website is undergoing a facelift and unfortunately the Cemetery pdf.s are not available at this time- check back often!)

The Apache County Website  [1]

The Apache County Historical Society Museum

Arizona Birth & Death Certificates - Free On-line   [2]



(Include links to other websites of interest to those who visit your center such as links to the city, county and state wiki pages where your center is located.) <fck:hr> 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