Arizona, Various County Divorce Records - FamilySearch Historical Records
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Arizona, Various County Divorce Records, 1877-1937
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|Flag of Arizona|
|Location of Arizona|
|Record Type||Superior Court Divorce Records|
|Arizona Department of Libraries, Archives, and Public Records|
- 1 What is in This Collection?
- 2 Collection Content
- 3 How Do I Search This Collection?
- 4 What Do I Do Next?
- 5 Citing This Collection
- 6 How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?
What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]
This collection conatins divorce reocrds from Cochise, Graham and Mohave counties for the years 1877-1937. Microfilm of the original records is located at the Arizona State Archives in Phoenix, Arizona.
- Superior Court. Divorce records, 1881-1930 Cochise County 67 rolls
- Superior Court. Civil case papers, divorces, 1900-1937 Graham County, 7 rolls
- Superior Court. Divorce records, 1877-1911; index, 1877-1911 Mohave County, 2 rolls
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How Do I Search This Collection?[edit | edit source]
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- Name of the person
- Approximate date of the event
Search the Index[edit | edit source]Search by name by visiting the Collection Details Page.
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How Do I Analyze the Results?[edit | edit source]
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What Do I Do Next?[edit | edit source]
I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]
- Add any new information to your records
- Search for marriage records and use the information to search other records such as birth and census records
- If children are involved use their ages to get estimated birth dates and search for their birth records and find the family in census records
- Use the residence to find land records
- The witnesses may be relatives
- Continue to search the marriage records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives of the bride and groom who may have married in the same county or nearby. This can help you identify other generations of your family or even the second marriage of a parent. Repeat this process for each new generation you identify
I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]
- Check for variant spellings of the surnames
- Search for the marriage record
- Check for an index. There are often indexes at the beginning of each volume. Local genealogical and historical societies often have indexes to local records
- Search the indexes and records of nearby counties
Research Helps[edit | edit source]
The following articles will help you in your research for your family in the state of Arizona.
- United States, How to Use Marriage Records
- Arizona Guided Research
- Research Tips and Strategies
- Step-by-Step Research: 1850-1910 | 1900-Present
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Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]
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