Arizona Genealogical Advisory Board
Arizona Genealogical Advisory Board
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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
June 25 - 1:30 pm
Northern Arizona Genealogical Society
4th Saturday of each month  Beginning at 1:30 PM for the social and 2:00 PM for the meeting.   Information:

June 27 - 6:00 pm
Family History Society of AZ Glendale Chapter
To be announced.   Information: Deena Goodale.

June 28 - 10:00 am
The First Families of Arizona
Last Tuesday of each month (except Nov. and Dec., when it meets on the third Tuesday) Contact: Membership Chair: Phone:  602.265.4291  

June 28 - 6:30 pm
Family History Society of AZ Scottsdale Chapter
John Buck speaking on Using Evernote in Genealogy   Information: Barbara Marshall. 

July 9 - 10:00 am
Black Family Genealogy and History Society
Presenters: Gary and Janet Foster   Information: