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Arizona Genealogy Advisory Board - AzGAB is a statewide non-profit organization
Arizona Pioneers Home Volunteers Association - We strive to preserve Arizona Pioneers'
Home as an important historic institution and to position Arizona Pioneers' Home as
a highly visible resource for residents throughout the state of Arizona.
Census & related Lists of various kinds:
1860 Census - Arizona Territory, New Mexico Territory (Divisions). Index and text.
PLEASE NOTE: The State of Arizona was (1) Spanish to 1821, (2) Mexican 1821-
1848, (3) US Possession 1848, (4) New Mexico Territory 1850, (5) Territory 1863,
(6) State 1912.
1864 Census - Federal census for the First Judicial District, Arizona Territory (10 files).
1883 Census - Arizona Territory list of Pensioners on the Roll January 1, 1883.
Families and Surnames:
Family History Society of Arizona - Serving Arizona and the entire USA.
Genealogical/Historical Commissions, Societies and Museums - GHLL listed and links
Ghost Towns - State of Arizona
Arizona Memory Project - The Arizona Memory Project provides access to the wealth of
primary sources in Arizona libraries, archives, museums and other cultural
institutions. Visitors to the site will find some of the best examples of government
documents, photographs, maps, and objects that chronicle Arizona's past and
Maps - Historic Maps and Aerial views of Arizona.
Libraries & Newspapers:
Arizona Digital Newspaper Program
Arizona State Library - Arizona Memory Project, Archives and Public Records, a division
of the Secretary of State.
Cline Library, Northern Arizona University - Colorado Plateau Digital Archives Search.
Parks and Recreation:
Canyon de Chelly - National Park Service. (Also see, Apache County)
Post Cards (Vintage) - hundreds of cards.
Arizona WPA Project - Genealogists benefit from these WPA indexes and may not even
know it. Microfilmed records and some online transcriptions originate from the work
State Capital City: Phoenix (Capital since 1889 - located in Maricopa County)
The State name: Arizona, is derived from a combination of two words from the Papago Indian dialect of the Pima language; "Aleh" and "Zon" together as "Aleh-zon" meaning "little spring." The "little spring", located in Mexican territory, is near a large silver discovery made in Arizona Creek.
U.S.A. - General Information links page
U.S.A. - Possessions & Territories
Arizona Genealogy Birth and Death Certificates - Arizona Department of Health Services
(online search engine).
Arizona Pensioners on the Roll - Arizona Territory, January 1, 1883: 1812 to 1883.
When you tell us about your Surname(s) quest, by posting your Surnames on our
we will gladly set out to find as many listings, within time, for your particular SURNAME(S).
If you wish, we will also be happy to provide you with your own