St Johns Arizona Family History Center

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FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.

We are a stand alone Family History Center (not in a Chapel Building). We serve the cities of St. Johns, Concho, and surrounding areas.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  1. 50 N. 1st West  St. Johns, Arizona 85936   
  2. We are directly North of The Lawyers Title Building whose address is on Cleveland 
  3. St. Johns Arizona Family History Center

Phone: 928-337-2543


Open Hours:

  • TUESDAY: 9am - 1pm &  6pm - 9pm
  • WEDNESDAY: 9am-1pm
  • THURSDAY: 9am - 1pm &  6pm - 9pm

Holiday Schedule: We are closed the last 2 weeks of December for Christmas Break.

Calendar and Events

FHC Staff Meeting held on the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 6pm, except in the months of May, July, August and December.

March 21, 2012 - Wednesday: Legacy Webinar- "DNA Research for Genealogists: Beyond the Basics" Noon

March 28, 2012 - Wednesday: Legacy Webinar - "Obituaries: Clues to Look For. Noon

April 11, 2012 - Wednesday Legacy Webinar - "Genealogy on the Go! - Families App for Android, iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad - Find out how to transfer your Legacy files to any of these devices.

April 18, 2012 - Wednesday - Legacy Webinar - "Researching Your Scottish Ancestors" Noon

April 25, 2012 - Wednesday - Legacy Webinar - " Reverse Genealogy - Finding the Living" Noon

Staff Training Meetings: 

Next meeting scheduled is April 18, 2012 at 6pm at the Family History Center.   

Center Resources


  • Family History Library Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
  • We have books on Family Histories donated by local families. We have an "Arizona Collection" of books on Northern Arizona, Apache County and surrounding areas. We have a photography collection that was donated by Margaret J. Overson that has been scanned, indexed and accessed through our computers on our FHC Database program.
  • Microfilm #F9504- Primary History of the St. Johns Stake & Primary History of the St. Johns 2nd Ward
  • Microfilm #F9508- Newspaper - The St. Johns Herald - 08 Oct 1885 - 22 Dec 1897 (incomplete)
  • Microfilm #F9507- Newspaper - The St. Johns Herald - 05 Jan 1888 - 31 Oct 1889 (incomplete)
  • Microfilm #F9505- Newspaper - The St. Johns Herald - 23 Oct 1890 - 24 Dec 1892
  • Microfilm #F9506- Newspaper - The St. Johns Herald - 05 Jan 1893 - 28 Aug 1897 (incomplete)
  • Microfilm #F9508- Newspaper - Apache Review -  30 May 1888 - 09 Jan 1889 (incomplete)

Databases and Software

  • FHC Portal: This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions. 

Hardware and Equipment

  • We have a copier, binding machine, computers, printers, microfilm/fiche readers, Digital Imaging System that includes a flatbed scanner & Microfilm/fiche reader so you can copy/save pages from films/fiche, books, photographs or documents.

Resources in the Local Area

St. Johns, Arizona city website  Mouse over "Departments" down to "Cemetery" and you will find pdf. on Maps of the City of St. Johns Cemetery and pdf. on alphabetical list of persons burried there. They keep it up to date.

The Apache County Website  [1]

The Apache County Historical Society Museum

Arizona Birth & Death Certificates - Free On-line   [2]



(Include links to other websites of interest to those who visit your center such as links to the city, county and state wiki pages where your center is located.)

Find-A-Grave for Apache County, Arizona.