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.

1890 Great Registers of Arizona

*****AUGUST & SEPTEMBER 2016*****

1890 Great Registers of Arizona
Compiled by Barbara Baldwin Salyer
This book of voter registrations helps in replacing the 1890 Federal Population Census for Arizona that was destroyed in a fire in 1921.
Where possible, the original handwritten registers were used. The book is 361 pages on acid-free paper and is hard-bound.
Normally costs $40.00 per book plus shipping $10.00

SPECIAL PRICING - $15.00 plus shipping


Contact Linda McCleary at for more information!

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
August 27 - 10:00 am
Genealogical Society of Yuma Arizona
Last Saturday of each month except June and July For more information call Betsy Gottsponer (928) 446.2892 or email at  

August 27 - 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:

August 30 - 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  

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

September 10 - 1:30 pm
Arizona Genealogical Advisory Board
AzGAB Board Meeting   Information, contact President Larry Lee,