Arizona Family History Societies(L-Z)

This section lists the county associations from Lake Havasu to West Valley giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer.

County and other Societies

Lake Havasu Genealogical Society

Numerous resources, which include books, CD-ROMs, microfiche and microfilm are accessible in their library.  Documents include:

  • Biographies
  • Cemetery Records
  • Census Indexes
  • Civil War Indexes
  • Genealogies
  • Military Records
  • Naturalisation Records
  • Vital Records

The archives do not just cover Arizona, but other states across the US.  Some archives also relate to England and Wales.

Numerous tapes can be borrowed from the Library to use at home.  Titles include:

  • Early American Witchcraft
  • Elusive Pioneer Ancestors - New England Connection to the West
  • Irish Fundamentals
  • Irish Property - Tax and Census Records

Pima County Genealogy Society

Information regarding sites that may be useful if you wish to research your genealogy in Arizona is accessible. A list of other Genealogy sites, some of which relate to England and Wales, are accessible.

Information about cemeteries in the area is also provided.

Details of Special Interest Groups are on the site, which include:

  • DNA Group: offers Guidance on interpreting DNA test results
  • Family Tree Maker: explains program features and operations
  • My Heritage Group: discusses the program in the process of compiling a family tree
  • RootsMagic: offers advice on how to use RootsMagic to organise family history research for presentation

A list of surnames currently being researched by members can be accessed on the site.


Sun City Vistoso Genealogical Society

An online catalogue of books available within their two rooms at the Vistoso Center is on their site.  These rooms are known as The Family History Education and Research Centre.  Some resources relate to England and Wales.  

It is also possible to peruse an online catalogue of their resources.


West Valley Genealogical Society

The association was established in 1972, its aim being to research, record and share genealogical information.  It started with 36 charter members but now has over 700.  

An on-line catalogue is on their site, some of the resources relating to England and Wales.  Details of Obituaries from 1963 to date is also available, which can be searched on the site.  

Many publications are available for sale, which include:

  • Bible Records
  • Census Transcripts
  • Court Records
  • DAR Patriot Index
  • Family Histories
  • Genealogical Reference Books
  • History Books
  • Immigrants to New England
  • Maine Families
  • Maps and Atlases
  • Marriages
  • Naturalisation Records
  • Obituaries
  • PA German Church Records
  • Probate Records
  • Wills

Some publications relate to England and Wales.  A full list of publications is on their site.

There is also a list of Special Interest Groups, some with a connection to England and Wales.  Details of links to other sites you may find of use are accessible.


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