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}}<div style="padding-left: 1px; float: left; width: 74%"><center>''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Arizona]]''</center><br>{{TitleStyle1}}Welcome to Arizona, <br>the Grand Canyon State{{/p}}[[Image:{{GrandCanyonAZ}}]]'''''Most unique genealogical features:'''''
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*U.S. territory after [[Mexican War, 1846 to 1848|Mexican War 1846-1848]].  
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'''1. [[How to Find {{PAGENAME}} Birth Records|Birth Information]]<br>2. [[How to Find {{PAGENAME}} Marriage Records|Marriage Information]]<br>3. [[How to Find {{PAGENAME}} Death Records|Death Information]]'''<br>4. Unknown Parents
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=== Major Repositories  ===
 
=== Major Repositories  ===
  
[[Arizona Archives and Libraries]] {{·}} [[National Archives Pacific Region (Riverside)]] {{·}} [[Mesa Family History Center]] {{·}} [[Family History Library]]
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[[Arizona Archives and Libraries]] {{·}} [[National Archives Pacific Region (Riverside)]] {{·}} [[Mesa Family History Center]] {{·}} [[Family History Library]]  
  
 
=== Migration Routes  ===
 
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*There are 21 [[Indians of Arizona|Indian reservations]] in Arizona.
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*{{wpd|Francisco Vásquez de Coronado|Explored}} 1540; few setters until 1840.
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*[[Previous Jurisdictions to land in Arizona|Early records]] in Spain, Mexico, New Mexico.
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*U.S. territory after [[Mexican War, 1846 to 1848|Mexican War 1846-1848]].
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*1853 {{wpd|Gadsden Purchase}} added land south of the {{wpd|Gila River}} for [[Butterfield Overland Mail]] and [[Southern Pacific Railroad]] routes.
 
*'''[[Gretna Greens in the United States|Gretna Greens]].''' When an '''eloping''' Arizona couple's marriage is not in their home county, search for it in alternate places like [[Clark County, Nevada|Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada]], or [[Yuma County, Arizona|Yuma, Yuma, Arizona]].<ref name="Eakle1">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).</ref>  
 
*'''[[Gretna Greens in the United States|Gretna Greens]].''' When an '''eloping''' Arizona couple's marriage is not in their home county, search for it in alternate places like [[Clark County, Nevada|Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada]], or [[Yuma County, Arizona|Yuma, Yuma, Arizona]].<ref name="Eakle1">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).</ref>  
 
*'''Prison Records.''' Arizona Department of Corrections has a searchable online database of [http://www.azcorrections.gov/inmate_datasearch/Index_Minh.aspx 100 years of Inmate Admissions] (1872 - 1972).
 
*'''Prison Records.''' Arizona Department of Corrections has a searchable online database of [http://www.azcorrections.gov/inmate_datasearch/Index_Minh.aspx 100 years of Inmate Admissions] (1872 - 1972).

Revision as of 00:10, 30 July 2013

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

Arizona Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
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Welcome to Arizona,
the Grand Canyon State

Grand Canyon from Hermit's Rest.
   How to Find Information about Arizona, United States Genealogy Ancestors

1. Birth Information
2. Marriage Information
3. Death Information

4. Unknown Parents

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Counties

Extinct or Renamed Counties:
Arizona County NM · Bernalillo NM · Castle Dome  · Doña Ana NM  · Ewell · Mesilla · Pah-Ute AZ · Rio Arriba NM · Rio Virgin UT · San Juan NM (extinct)  · Santa Ana NM · Socorro NM · Taos NM · Valencia NM

Major Repositories

Arizona Archives and Libraries  · National Archives Pacific Region (Riverside)  · Mesa Family History Center  · Family History Library

Migration Routes

Colorado River · Little Colorado River · Gila River · Beale Wagon Road · Butterfield Overland Mail · Honeymoon Trail · Juan Bautista de Anza Trail · Old Spanish Trail · Route 66 · Atlantic and Pacific Railroad · Santa Fe Railway · Southern Pacific Railroad · Texas and Pacific Railway

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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).