Civic Center Library will re-open Monday, July 13th. Library services will continue to be offered at the Sam Garcia Library. For more details, visit our phased re-opening page.

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Genealogy Resources

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Library Websites

Ancestry button  Ancestry Library
Discover your ancestors with the world's largest family history website. Start a family tree, browse census records and more online at.
ProQuest button  ProQuest: Heritage Quest
A comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids. It delivers an essential collection of genealogical and historical sources—with coverage dating back to the 1700s—that can help people find their ancestors and discover a place’s past.


Non-Library Websites

 Orange arrow pointing right Arizona Birth & Death Certificates
Arizona Birth and Death Certificates can be searched for records of births in Arizona that occurred at least 75 years ago, and deaths that occurred at least fifty years ago.
Orange arrow pointing right  AZ Central Obituaries
View local obituaries posted in the Arizona Republic Newspaper or use their search engine to conduct obituary searches nationwide by name, date and/or state.
 Orange arrow pointing right Arizona State Library Genealogy Collection
The Arizona State Library, Archives, and Public Records houses the largest collection of genealogical materials in the state. Their website includes information on how to get started doing genealogical research as well as several links to other resources on the web.
 Orange arrow pointing right Cyndi's List
Cyndi's List provides a cross-referenced selection of genealogical web resources, including weekly updates of new links.
 Orange arrow pointing right Family Search
This free database offers digitized records and a geneaology library catalog. The website also provides the ability to build a family tree.
 Orange arrow pointing right The Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild
The Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild provides free access to 7,000 individual passenger manifests dating from 1827 to 1913.
 Orange arrow pointing right National Archives Genealogy
The National Archives Genealogy web site provides a rich guide to the genealogy resources at the National Archives, instructions on how to order copies of federal records, and information on how to care for family records.
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Founded in 1998 by, this site allows you to search obituaries nationwide through an innovative online media company that collaborates with more than 800 newspapers in North America, Europe and Australia to provide ways for readers to express condolences and share remembrances of loved ones.
 Orange arrow pointing right Statue of Liberty - Ellis Island Foundation
The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation allows free searching of Ellis Island Port of New York Records. Records from 1892 to 1924 can also be searched by the name of the ship.

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