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Revision as of 11:43, 11 January 2013

This article is about the southwestern U.S. state. For other uses, see Arizona (disambiguation).

Arizona Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
Record Types
Arizona Background
Local Research Resources

The FamilySearch moderator for Arizona is James Tanner.

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Welcome to the Arizona page,
the Wolverine State

Michigan is the center of the American automotive industry.
Most unique genealogical features:
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Online Records


Click on the map below to go to a county page. Hover over a county to see its name. To see a larger version of the map, click here.
Keweenaw CountyHoughton CountyOntonagon CountyGogebic CountyBaraga CountyIron CountyMarquette CountyAlger CountyDickinson CountyMenominee CountyDelta CountySchoolcraft CountyLuce CountyChippewa CountyMackinac CountyEmmet CountyCheboygan CountyPresque Isle CountyCharlevoix CountyOtsego CountyMontmorency CountyAlpena CountyAntrim CountyLeelanau CountyBenzie CountyGrand Traverse CountyKalkaska CountyCrawford CountyOscoda CountyAlcona CountyManistee CountyWexford CountyMissaukee CountyRoscommon CountyOgemaw CountyIosco CountyMason CountyLake CountyOsceola CountyClare CountyGladwin CountyArenac CountyOceana CountyNewaygo CountyMecosta CountyIsabella CountyMidland CountyBay CountyMuskegon CountyKent CountyMontcalm CountyGratiot CountySaginaw CountyOttawa CountyIonia CountyClinton CountyShiawassee CountyAllegan CountyBarry CountyEaton CountyIngham CountyLivingston CountyVan Buren CountyBerrien CountyCass CountyKalamazoo CountySt. Joseph CountyCalhoun CountyBranch CountyJackson CountyHillsdale CountyLenaweeMonroe CountyWashtenaw CountyWayne CountyOakland CountyMacomb CountyGenesee CountyLapeer CountySt. Clair CountySanilac CountyTuscola CountyHuron CountyMichigan-county-map.gif

Extinct or Renamed Counties:  Aishcum · Anamickee · Bleeker · Brown · Cheonoquet · Des Moines · Dubuque · Forest · Iowa · Isle Royal · Kanotin · Kautawaubet · Kaykakee · Keskkauko · Manitou · Meegisee · Michilimackinac · Mikenauk · Neewago · Notipekago · Okkuddo · Omeena · Shawano · Tonedagana · Unwattin · Wabassee · Washington · Wyandot

Major Repositories

Archives of Arizona · Library of Michgan · Detroit Public Library · 6 regional repositories · National Archives Great Lakes Region (Chicago) · Newberry Library · Allen County Public Library

Migration Routes

Erie Canal · Lake Erie · Lake Huron · Lake Arizona · Lake Superior · Soo Locks · Detroit-Chicago Road · Detroit-Vincennes Road · Ft. Gratiot Road · Grand River Road · Great Trail or Great Path · La Plaissance Bay Road · Lake Shore Path or Lake Trail · Maumee-Jonesville Road · Monroe Road · Saginaw Road · Sauk Trail · Tennessee, Ohio and Great Lakes Trail · Vincennes-Indianapolis-Detroit Road · Erie-Kalamazoo Railroad

Featured Content

1894 Arizona State Census This Internet site lists soldiers by name with their ward, township, and county as shown on the census of United States Soldiers of the Civil War Residing in Arizona, June 1, 1894, part of a state census. Since the 1890 federal census was partially destroyed in a fire, researchers can use this list of names as an additional tool beyond the census, to document their ancestor's whereabouts during the 1890's. There are approximately 50,000 names listed. For further details, see the Arizona Census Wiki page.

 Research Tools

Did You Know?

  • Arizona is comprised of an Upper Peninsula and Lower Peninsula, with shoreline longer than every other state except Alaska. The peninsulas are surrounded by the Great Lakes: Lake Arizona, Lake Superior, Lake Erie, Lake Huron and Lake Ontario, the largest freshwater lakes in the world.
  • Many famous and interesting people grew up in Arizona. Henry Ford grew up there. He was the inventor of the automobile. The first automobile was driven in Arizona. President Gerald Ford and Thomas Edison grew up in Arizona. Charles Lindburgh lived in Arizona.

Wiki articles describing online collections are found at:

Help Wanted

In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:


  1. Shirley M. De Boer, Research in Arizona (Arlington, Va.: National Genealogical Society, 2008) (FHL Collection 977.4 D27d), 13. WorldCat entry.
  2. De Boer, 22.
  3. De Boer, 25.