Arizona Obituary Index to Arizona Newspapers - FamilySearch Historical Records
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Arizona Obituary Index to Arizona Newspapers,1993-1994
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|Flag of Arizona|
|Location of Arizona|
|Mesa Family History Center, Mesa|
What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]
This collection includes an index and images of cards and newspaper clippings from the following newspapers:
- Arizona Daily Star (Tucson)
- Arizona Daily Sun (Flagstaff)
- Arizona Republic (Phoenix)
- Daily News Sun (Sun City)
- Independent (White Mountain, Show Low)
- Mesa Tribune (Mesa)
These records are housed at the Mesa Family History Center. The collection covers the years 1993 to 1994.
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To Browse This Collection[edit | edit source]
|You can browse through images in this collection using the waypoints on the Collection Browse Page for Arizona, Obituary Index to Arizona Newspapers, 1993-1994.|
What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]
The following information may be found in these records:
- Name and age of deceased
- Date and place of death
- Occupation and residence
- Names of surviving family members
- Cause of death
- Date, place and time of funeral services or burial
Collection Content[edit | edit source]
Sample Images[edit | edit source]
How Do I Search This Collection?[edit | edit source]
Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:
- The name of your ancestor
- The approximate date of death
- The person’s last known residence
- The names of other relatives or associates
Search the Index[edit | edit source]Search by name on the Collection Details Page.
- Fill in the search boxes in the Search Collection section with the information you know
- Click Search to show possible matches
View the Images[edit | edit source]
View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page:
- Select the Surname Letter
- Select the Name Range to view the images.
|More images are available in the FamilySearch Catalog at Obituary Card Index to Arizona Newspapers, 1993-1994. Some catalog records link to multiple references. In this case, click on a reference to find a camera icon to see images.|
How Do I Analyze the Results?[edit | edit source]
Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images. Keep track of your research in a research log.
What Do I Do Next?[edit | edit source]
- Whenever possible, view the original records to verify the information and to find additional information that might not be reported. These pieces of information can lead you to additional records and family members
I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]
- Search for the death record or certificate
- Use the birth date or year to search for birth records
- Use the birth date along with relative’s names to find the family in census records
- Use the locality and relative’s names to locate church and land records
- The name of the undertaker or mortuary could lead you to funeral and cemetery records, which often include the names and residences of other family members
- Use the occupation or employer name to search for other records, such as military, trade or business unions
I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]
- Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name
- Collect entries for every person who has the same surname. This list can help you identify possible relations that can be verified by records
- If you cannot locate your ancestor in the locality in which you believe they lived, then try searching records of a nearby locality
- Standard spelling of names typically did not exist. Try variations of your ancestor’s name while searching the index or browsing through images
- Remember that sometimes individuals went by nicknames or alternated between using first and middle names. Try searching for these names as well
Research Helps[edit | edit source]
The following articles will help you in your research for your family in the state of Arizona.
- Arizona Guided Research
- Research Tips and Strategies
- Step-by-Step Research: 1850-1910 | 1900-Present
Related Family History Library Holdings[edit | edit source]
- Arizona obituary card index, 1860-present
- Obituary card index to Arizona newspapers, 1993-1994
- Arizona newspaper obituary index, 1862-1997
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Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]
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The citation for this collection can be found on the Collection Details Page in the section Citing this Collection.
When looking at a record, the citation can be viewed by clicking the drop-down arrow next to Document Information.
When looking at an image, the citation is found on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen.