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SOCIETY

    MEETINGS & INFORMATION

Arizona Archives Alliance
PO Box 64532
Phoenix, AZ 85082-4532

Dennis Presler, President
Quarterly meetings at different repositories around the State.

Email: azarchivesalliance@gmail.com

Website: http://arizonaarchives.org/
 

  Arizona Branch National Society Sons & Daughters of the Pilgrims Georgia Hier
56244 W. McDavid
Maricopa, AZ 85139

Email: hiers40@gmail.com
 

  Arizona Branch National Society
United Daughters of 1812
Mary Jane Forsythe
4120 W. Port Au Prince
Phoenix, AZ 85053-4543

Email: maryjanedon@q.com

Website: www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~azsd1812/
 

  Arizona Court, National Society Women Descendants of the Ancient & Honorable Artillery Company

Mrs. Lee Thomasson Nelson
Arizona Court President

PO Box 1412
Chino Valley, AZ 86323-1412
928.636.2489 (home)

Email: redhatlee@northlink.com

Meetings 2nd Saturday, November, February and May at the Bluewater Grill, 1720 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix. Meet jointly with New England Women, Daughters of Colonial Wars, and Founders & Patriots.

Website: http://www.wdahac.org/

 

  *Arizona Council of Professional Genealogists (AzCPG)

We have an ongoing genealogy discussion group for members on Yahoo! and a face-to-face meeting at least once a year. Dues are $5 a year.

E-mail Janna Larson to join: Janna@GenealogyOne-on-One.com

Visit our website: http://azcpg.weebly.com/

 

  Arizona Division Sons of Confederate Veterans

Arizona Division, Sons of Confederate Veterans website and information can be viewed at: http://home.earthlink.net/~cssscv/arizonadivisionsonsofconfederateveterans/id32.html

There are 11 SCV Camps: Captain Hunter's Arizona Rangers Camp #1202, Colonel Sherod Hunter Camp #1525, Pvt. Peter Hail (Division HQ) Camp #1647, Captain Granville H. Oury Camp #1708, Confederate Secret Service Camp #1710, Texas John H. Slaughter Camp #2074, Pvt. Nathan Terry Wanslee Camp #2096, Pvt. C.W. Lucas--Forrest's Escort Camp #2316, Borderland Veterans Camp #2201, Arizona Territory C.S.A. Camp #2233, and Yuma Territorial Outpost Camp #2186.

Contact Curt Tipton, Field Representative, Army of Trans-Mississippi Department, Adjutant, Arizona Division SCV at cssscv@earthlink.net

 

  Arizona Genealogical Advisory Board

2pm, 2nd Saturday every other month beginning in January at Harmon Branch of the Phoenix Public Library, 1325 S. 5th Ave., Phoenix. Publication: AzGAB Newsletter. Write to: Society, PO Box 5641, Mesa, AZ 85211-5641.

Website: www.azgab.org.

 

  Arizona Historical Society:
Southern Division-Tucson
Central Division-Phoenix
Northern Division-Flagstaff
Rio Colorado Division-Yuma
Quarterly: The Journal of AZ History
Arizona Historical Convention held in April of every year in various locations.

Website: www.azhistory.org
 

  Arizona Society
Children of the American Revolution
 

Lezlee Alexander
Senior State President
4345 W. Sandra Circle
Glendale, AZ 85308-3509
602.354.5224

Email: garthandlee@cox.net

Website: http://sites.google.com/site/arizonasocietycar/
 

  Arizona Society Colonial Dames XVII Century

Betsy K. Jones
State President
331 W. Branding Iron
Saint David, AZ 85630

Email: azbets@cox.net

Website: http://azcolonialdamesxviic.weebly.com/
 

  Arizona Society Daughters of Founders and Patriots of America

Glydie Ann Nelson
11033 Sun City Blvd.
Sun City, AZ 85351
623.977.2041

Email: glydie@msn.com

Website: www.nsdfpa.org/

 

  Arizona Society of the Order of Founders and Patriots of America
 

Thomas J. Gannon, Governor
1250 East Marshall Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85014-2321
602.241.0406

William Francis Gannon, Secretary/Treasurer

Website: www.founderspatriots.org/societies/az.php
 

  Arizona Society
Sons of the American Revolution

 
8 chapters in Arizona: Colorado River (Lake Havasu City), Barry M. Goldwater (Phoenix, Scottsdale & Fountain Hills), Palo Verde (Ahwatukee, Apache Junction, Chandler, Gilbert, Mesa & Tempe), Phoenix, Prescott, Rim Country (Payson, Pine, Strawberry & Showlow), Saguaro (Glendale, Litchfield Park, Peoria, Surprise, Sun Cities & Youngtown), and Tucson.

Art Cantrall – President  2014-2015

Email: president@azssar.org

Website: www.sar.org/azssar/
 

  Arizona State Library, Archives & Public Records, Genealogy Collection
1700 W. Washington St., Suite 300
Phoenix, AZ 85007-2812
602.926.3938

Open 8am-5pm, Monday – Friday. Located on 3rd floor of the Old Capitol. Chris Seggerman, Genealogy specialist. Free parking.

Email: research@azlibrary.gov.

Website: www.azlibrary.gov/is/genealogy/index.aspx

 

  Arizona State Society Daughters of the American Colonists

Chapters located in Phoenix, Tucson and Prescott. Contact the state regent for chapter times.

Glydie Ann Nelson, State Regent
11033 Sun City Blvd.
Sun City, AZ 85351
623.977.2041

Email: glydie@msn.com

Website: http://asdac.weebly.com
 

  Arizona State Society Daughters
of the American Revolution

Danna Koelling
State Regent
37231 S. Pinewood Dr.
SaddleBrooke, Arizona 85739-1040

Email: dannaepdar@wbhsi.net

41 chapters statewide

Website: www.arizonadar.org

 

  Associated Daughters of Early American Witches

Glydie Ann Nelson
National Registrar
11033 Sun City Blvd.
Sun City, AZ 85351
623.977.2041

Email: glydie@msn.com

Meets annually in Washington, D.C. in April

Website: www.adeaw.us/



Top *Black Family Genealogy & History Society 11:00am, 2nd Saturday, at Harmon Branch, Phoenix Public Library, 1325 S. 5th Ave., Phoenix. Publication: Freedom's Journal. Write to: Society, PO Box 8816, Phoenix, Arizona 85066-8816.

Website: www.bfghs.co.
 

 

Bouse Genealogical Society

9:30am, every other Friday September - April at Bouse Community Building, 44031 Plomosa Rd, Bouse. Bring sack lunch. Publication: Bouse Genies Newsletter. Write to: Society, PO Box 624, Bouse, AZ 85325-0624

Email: bousegenies@gmail.com

Website: http://bousegenies.weebly.com/index.html


Top Caledonian Society of Arizona 6:45pm, 2nd Thursday, at Irish Cultural Center, 1106 N. Central Avenue, Phoenix. Electronic Publication: The Desert Highlander. Write to: Society, PO Box 5853, Scottsdale, AZ 85261-5853.

Website: www.arizonascots.com/.
 

 

Cochise County Historical Society
1001 D Avenue
PO Box 818
Douglas, AZ 85608

The research library is housed at the Douglas/Williams House in Douglas. Contact the Douglas Historical Society for hours, 520.364.5226.

Publication, “The Cochise County Historical Journal”

Website: www.cochisecountyhistory.org/, and www.mycochise.com
 

Top Daughters of the British Empire in Arizona, Inc. Contact: State Organizer, Sandra McCalpin Lewis, 480.216.5472

Arizona Society website: www.dbearizona.org/
 

  Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War 1861-1865 Margaret Warner Wood Tent #1 Arizona

President: Verna Maleski

Email: vgrif@cox.net
 

Top * Family History Society of Arizona (FHSA), The 7 chapters: Daytimers, 1pm, 3rd Wednesday at Granite Reef Senior Center, Room 8, 1700 North Granite Reef Road, Scottsdale; East Valley, 6pm, 3rd Wednesday, Palmas del Sol Mobile Home Park, 6209 E. McKellips Rd., Mesa; Fountain Hills, 9am with main speaker at 10am, 2nd Monday (except June - August) Fountain Hills Community Center, 13001 N. La Montana Dr., Fountain Hills; Glendale, 6pm, last Monday, at Glendale Public Library, 5959 W. Brown; Paradise Valley, 6:30pm, 3rd Tuesday, at 17402 N. 40th St., Room A44, Phoenix; Scottsdale, 6:30pm, 4th Tuesday, at Paiute Neighborhood Center, Building 2, Room 3, 6535 E. Osborn Rd., Scottsdale; Tempe, 6:45pm with speaker at 7:00pm, 2nd Monday, at Pyle Adult Center, 655 E. Southern, Tempe.

Publication online: FHSA Newsletter. Write to: Society, PO Box 63094, Phoenix, AZ 85082-3094.

Website: www.fhsa.org/

Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/fhsaz
 

  First Families of Arizona, The
c/o Kim Kasper, Membership
840 N. 4th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ  85003
602.265.4291
kim.kasper@cox.net

10am - Last Tuesday of the Month
(September - May) at The Irish Cultural Center
1106 N. Central Avenue
President - Frank Barrios

No current website
 



Top * Genealogical Society
of Yuma, Arizona

10am, last Saturday (except July and August) at the Yuma County Library District Main Library, 2951 South 21st Dr., Yuma. Guests are always welcome. Write to: Society, PO Box 2905, Yuma, AZ 85366-2905, Phone: 928.446.2892.

Email: bgottsponer@gmail.com.

Website: www.gsya.org/

 

  Green Valley Genealogical Society 1pm, 3rd Thursday (October - April) at Valley Presbyterian Church, 2800 S. Camino del Sol, Green Valley. Publication: Past Tracks. Write to: Society, PO Box 1009, Green Valley, AZ 85622-1009.

Website: http://www.rootsweb.com/~azgvgs/.


Top Hereditary Order of the First Families of Massachusetts (The)

If you would like to apply for membership in the Order, please send an e-mail message to the Registrar, Jean Hacker, at whacker@cox.net. She will be glad to e-mail you the application and instructions. PLEASE review the instructions first in order to follow the Order's requirements for submission.



  Hohokam Colony National Society
New England Women

Mrs. Lee Thomasson Nelson
PO Box 1412
Chino Valley, AZ 86323-1412
928.636.2489
redhatlee@northlink.com

Meetings 2nd Saturday, November, February and May at the Bluewater Grill, 1720 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix. Meet jointly with Women Descendants of the Ancient & Honorable Artillery Company, Daughters of Colonial Wars, and Founders & Patriots.

Website: http://www.nsdch.org
 

  Huguenot Society of Arizona, The

Dr. William Hearter, Jr.
6016 East Onyx Avenue
Scottsdale, AZ 85253-1210 
Home Phone: 480.596.6750

Email: whearter@yahoo.com

Meetings: 4th Saturday of October and March at the Bluewater Grill, 1720 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix with the Magna Charta Dames and Barons.

The National Huguenot Society, Inc.
Nancy W. Brennan, Registrar
7340 Blanco Road, Suite 104
San Antonio, TX 78216-4790
Phone: 210.366.9995

Website: http://huguenot.netnation.com/general/


Top Lake Havasu
Genealogical Society, Inc.
9am, 3rd Wednesday (October - May) at the LHGS Library, 2126 N. McCulloch Blvd, Unit 17 in the Shambles Village, LHC, 928.854.5447. Write to: Society, PO Box 953, Lake Havasu City, AZ 86405-0953.

Website: www.lhgs.weebly.com/


Top McClelland Irish Library
1106 N. Central Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85004
602.864.2353
Cindy Patricki
cindy.patricki@azirishlibrary.org

Inside the Irish Cultural Center. Open 10am-3pm, Tuesday – Saturday.

Card catalog maintained by the Phoenix Public Library: catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/

Website: http://azirishlibrary.org/

 

  Mesa Arizona FamilySearch Library
41 South Hobson
Mesa, AZ 85204-1021
480.964.1200
Open 9am-5pm Monday & Friday; 9am-9pm Tuesday-Thursday; 10am-5pm Saturday.

Website: www.mesarfhc.org
 

  Mohave County Genealogical Society 1pm, 2nd Wednesday, at Mohave County Museum Library, 400 West Beale Street. Write to: Society, 400 West Beale Street, Kingman, AZ 86401.

Email: library@mohavemuseum.org


Top National Society Dames of the Court of Honor Ms. Shirley Hammitt, State President
National Society Dames of the Court of Honor
Arizona Society

623.935.9106 (home)

Email:  SHamm75809@aol.com
 
  National Society Daughters
of Colonial Wars in Arizona

Glydie Ann Nelson
Arizona State President
11033 Sun City Blvd.
Sun City, AZ 85351
623.977.2041

Email: glydie@msn.com

http://nsdcw.org/default.asp
 

  National Society Women Descendants of the Ancient & Honorable Artillery Company Lee Thomasson Nelson
Court President of the Arizona Court, 2013-2016

Email: redhatlee@northlink.com

Website: www.wdahac.org/
 

  * Northern Arizona
Genealogical Society

2pm, 4th Saturday, at LDS Church, 1001 Ruth St., Prescott, unless otherwise noted on the NAGS website. Social time from 1:30pm – 2pm. Electronic Publication: The Bulletin.

Genealogy Library located at Prescott Valley Library, 7401 E. Civic Circle, 2nd floor, Prescott Valley. Write to: Society, PO Box 695, Prescott, AZ 86302-0695.

Website: http://nags.weebly.com/

 

  Northern Gila County
Genealogical Society and Library

1:30pm, 1st Thursday, at 302 E. Bonita. Publication: Roots and Branches.Write to: Society & Library, 302 E. Bonita, Payson, AZ 85541-5012. Phone: 928.474.2139.

Email: ngcgs@suddenlinkmail.com.

Website: www.rootsweb.com/~azngcgs/index.html.



  Order of the First Families of New Hampshire, 1622-1680

Marlene Rathbun Wilkinson (Mrs. Edward)
1248 East Melrose Drive
Westlanke, OH 44145-2801
216-848-1187

Email: marwilk32@hotmail.com

Meet annually in Washington, D.C.

Website: http://offnh.homestead.com/



Top Palm Creek Genealogy Club 7:00pm, Tuesdays (November – March), San Tan Room, Palm Creek RV Resort, 1110 N. Henness Rd., Casa Grande. Membership open to Palm Creek residents only. Guests are welcome but require prior notification due to park restrictions. Contact Rick Wood (ricdarwood@gmail.com) for more information.

Our blog: www.palmcreekgenealogy.blogspot.com
 

  Phoenix Genealogical Society Jacque Vandermate, President
1pm, 1st Tuesday (except holidays) at West Phoenix Family History Center, 3102 N. 18th Ave (and Earll Drive), Phoenix. Write to: Society, PO Box 38703, Phoenix, AZ 85069-8703; phone: 602.687.7030.

Website: www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~azpgs/.
 

  *Pima County
Genealogical Society
PO Box 16421
Tucson, AZ 85732

1pm, 3rd Saturday (except July & December), at University of Arizona Medical Center, Room 2117, 1501 N. Campbell, Tucson.

Email:  pimacountygenealogysociety@gmail.com.

Follow us via our blog at  pimacountygenealogysociety.blogspot.com/ or Facebook.com.

 

  Pinal County Genealogists Holds annual workshop last Saturday of January at the LDS Church, 1555 N. Colorado, Casa Grande. Write to: Pinal County Genealogists, 2118 N. Moappa Ave., Casa Grande, AZ 85122

Website: www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~azpcg/
 

  Pioneers' Cemetery Association

Smurthwaite House
1317 W. Jefferson St.
Phoenix, AZ 85007
PO Box 63342
Phoenix, AZ 85082-3342
602.534.1262

Meetings from 10am-3pm Thursdays and 10am-2pm every 4th Saturday during the winter.

Email: pioneercem@yahoo.com 

Website: www.azHistCemeteries.org



Top Ropin’ in Yer Relatives
Robson Ranch
Eloy, AZ
6:30pm, 2nd & 4th Tuesdays, (October thru March, Genealogy Club (RnR)) Sports Club Multi-Purpose Rooms (Pima & Toltec).
Membership open to Robson Ranch residents only.

Website: www.robsonranchazhoa.org/item_list.asp?subcat=293&subtitle=Genealogy+Club


Top Saddle Brooke
Genealogy Club
1pm, 1st Thursday, SaddleBrooke Clubhouse, Coyote Room, 64500 E. SaddleBrooke Blvd.

Website: www.sb-genealogy.org/.
 

  Sharlot Hall Museum
415 W. Gurley Street
Prescott AZ 86301
928.445.3122

http://www.sharlot.org/library-archives/
The Library and Archives are open to the public Wednesdays - Fridays 12pm to 4pm and Saturdays 10am to 2pm. Patrons are encouraged to make an appointment during our scheduled hours. Please consult our website at http://www.sharlot.org/library-archives/ for preliminary research and direct any other questions or requests to archivesrequest@sharlot.org.
 

  Sierra Vista Genealogy Club 1pm, 1st Wednesday (October – May), Ethel Berger Center, 2950 E. Tacoma St., Sierra Vista. Contact: Karol Childs, mtmolehill@q.com

Website: http://sierravistagenie.wordpress.com/
 

  Society of Mayflower Descendants in the State of Arizona Membership Chairman
Shanna Gallo
3443 E. Glenhaven Drive
Phoenix, AZ 85048

Website: www.arizonamayflowersociety.org
 

  St. David Heritage & Cultural Arts Society
PO Box 3
St. David, AZ 85630
1st Thursdays most months. Call 520.720.4407 for time and location.

Email: saintdavidheritage@gmail.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/SaintDavidHeritage
 

  Sun City Festival Genealogy Club 3pm, 2nd Wednesday (October thru May), Our Sage Recreation Center, Sun City Festival. Membershi open to residents only.
President: David Komassa, 928.252.3400.
 

  Sunland Springs Village Genealogy Club
11214 E. Laguna Azul
Mesa, Arizona 85209
7pm, 1st Monday (November – April).
Coordinator: Judi Taylor
480.354.1708
Open to Sunland Springs Village residents only. Guests are welcome, however.
 

  Sun City Vistoso
Genealogical Society
1pm, 2nd Tuesday (October - May), at SCOV Activity Hall, Navajo Room, 1495 E. Rancho Vistoso Blvd., Oro Valley. Membership open to SCOV residents only. Guests are always welcome. Write to: SCVGS, 1565 E. Rancho Vistoso Blvd, Oro Valley, AZ 85755.

Website:  http://scvgs.org where anyone can request to be placed on the mailing list.


Top Tucson British Isles Research Group 11:30am, 2nd Friday, at Denny's Restaurant, 3644 East Speedway, Tucson.

Email: sbarry36@cox.net


Top United Daughters of the Confederacy 5 chapters in the state:
Arizona Cavalry Chapter #2683 (Safford),
Dixie Chapter #1679 (Tempe),
Johnny R. Taylor Chapter #2298 (Tucson),
Johnny Reb Chapter #2298 (Prescott),
and Thunderbird Chapter #2102 (Phoenix)

Website: www.azdivudc.org/


Top Verde
Historical Society

PO Box 511
Cottonwood, AZ 86376-0511
Operates the Clemenceau Heritage Museum
1 North Willard Street
Cottonwood, AZ 86326

Website: www.campverde.az.gov/community/vision-statement-2/historical-society-2/


Top Welsh League of Arizona
4326 N. 57th Place
Phoenix, AZ 85018
No phone/fax
New E-mail: azwelshleague@gmail.com
12pm, First Saturday of every month at the Irish Cultural Center, 1106 North Central Avenue, Phoenix.

Email: info@welshleagueofarizona.org

 

  West Valley Genealogical Society
Arlene Sampson, President
1:30pm, 2nd Monday (September - May), First Presbyterian Church, Swain Hall, 12225 N. 103rd Ave., Sun City, AZ. Genealogy Library located at 12222 N. 111th Ave., Youngtown, AZ; phone: 623-933-4945; Publications: Desert Tracker and Tidbits. Write to: Society, 12222 N. 111th Ave., Youngtown, AZ 85363-2225.

Website: www.azwvgs.org.

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