Our genealogists can do research projects of many sizes and for many budgets. We customize the amount of research provided according to your needs.
Arizona Department of Library, Archives, and Public Records (Phoenix, Arizona)
This archive contains:
Collections from state, county, and local government offices, boards, and commissions
Collections from private citizens and non-governmental groups
Official actions of state, county, and the private lives of people and organizations in Arizona documented
Arizona Historical Society Libraries and Archives Division (Tucson, Arizona)
This Archival division collects, preserves and makes available written, graphic, and other material concerning Arizona’s history. This archive chronicles the history of Arizona from the 1860’s to the present chronicling the economic, political, social, and cultural heritage of the state of Arizona. The Archive also includes and array of records and documents including manuscripts, photographs, diaries, letters, oral histories, sound recordings, moving image, microfilm, maps, books, and digital files.
Arizona State Library (Phoenix, Arizona)
This state library includes the following:
Largest book and periodical collection in the State of Arizona
Immigration and naturalization records
Wills and probates
Complete runs of the scholarly genealogical periodicals: New England Historical and Genealogical Register and The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record (beginning in 1847 and 1870 respectively)
Arizona Historical Society Libraries and Archives Division (Tempe, Arizona)
This archive contains holdings of its seven research repositories.
University of Arizona Library (Tucson, Arizona)
This archive contains:
Rare books and unique archival materials on Arizona, Southwest and U.S./Mexico Borderlands
Manuscripts and photographs
If you would like to learn how our genealogists can further your research, request a research quote.
Some of the major records sources that can be used for genealogy research in Arizona include:
- Birth, marriage, and death records have been recorded by the state government from 1909 to the present
- Federal census records were recorded every 10 years starting in 1860
- State, territorial, and colonial censuses were recorded beginning in 1796
- Land records were kept by the towns and counties from the time they were settled
- Probate records were kept by the local courts from 1850 to the present
- Churches kept records of the christenings, marriages, deaths, or other information about their members
- Newspapers were written in many areas and time periods that contain information such as notices of marriages, notices of death, and obituaries
- Military records
- Town and county histories about the settlers and their families
- Naturalization and citizenship records were recorded by the courts since 1838
- Ship passenger lists, tax lists, and town records were recorded for many areas