Arizona Genealogical Advisory Board
Arizona Genealogical Advisory Board
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New pricing on all current publications
Arizona Territorial Marriages - Graham Co. 1881-1912 and Greenlee Co. 1911 - 261 pages- now $15.00 *
Arizona Territorial Marriages - Yuma County 1864-1912 - 185 pages - now $10.00 *
Arizona Territorial Marriages - Navajo County 1895-1912 - 82 pages - now $5.00 *
*  Soft cover with comb binding, shipping is $5.00 per book.
Arizona 1890 Great Registers - 361 acid free pages, hard cover - now $15.00 ** 
**  Shipping is $10.00 per book.   
Contact:  Peggy Morphew (

Promoting Genealogy and History by addressing the educational needs and interests of the Arizona genealogical community and the general public through cooperation between member societies and individuals.

President's Corner

2015 began without knowing that the Mesa FamilySearch Library would still not be open by 2016. The library had closed for remodeling in late 2014. Mold and termites were found, leaving decision makers to repair or demolish the building. Well, there was always the state capitol library, affectionately called “Linda’s library” But 2015 also began without knowing that, in late July, the Arizona State Library’s Genealogy Collection, which began during territorial times, would close and move with only a one week notice to the public. Suddenly, instead of three large genealogy libraries in Arizona, we had only one - the West Valley Genealogical Society Library. How dare state officials ... read the rest here!

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Upcoming Events
November 30
West Valley Genealogical Society and Library
14th Annual Research Trip to Washington, D.C. This is an opportunity to access the largest body of research materials in the world and includes on-site orientations covering the National Archives, the Library of Congress and the DAR Library. The tour is open to the public and will be led by ...

December 10 - 10:00 am
Black Family Genealogy and History Society

December 10 - 10:30 am
Irish Genealogy Workshop at The McClelland Irish Library
“Finding the Source: A Survey of Irish Genealogical Websites and Databases” provides an overview of fourteen of the top websites to use for Irish family research. Instructor, Miles Davenport, will cover which sites are the most useful for different types of Irish records and where to find detailed guidelines on ...

December 10 - 2:00 pm
Human Hair Art (Northern Arizona Genealogical Society)
Human Hair Art, presented by Debra Mathews, Sharlot Hall Docent and Hair Art Specialist. There is no exact date that can be pinpointed as to when and where hair art began, but it is known to have flourished in Victorian times and can be traced back to the 12th century. Many ...

December 12 - 9:00 am
Family History Society of Arizona - Fountain Hills Chapter
Normally meets the 2nd Monday of each month. See for details.