Land acquired through the 1854 Gadsden Purchase, between the United States and Mexico, defined the southern most portion of Arizona.
Sahuarita Family History Center
The Southern Arizona Genealogy Society is pleased to host the Sahuarita Family History Center on our website. The FHC has many resources available to the general public, including free internet access to several websites which normally require a paid subscription?
Sahuarita FHC Location
The FHC is located at 17699 S. Camino de las Quintas, Sahuarita, AZ 85629.
The FHC is open to the public on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 9:00AM to 2:00PM. It is suggested that you call the FHC before going there to be sure it is open. The FHC is staffed by volunteers who, on rare occasions, may not be available. Their phone number is: (520) 399-1077.
Online Subscription Databases at FHC
Current databases are:
- Alexander Street Press: The American Civil War (research databases, letters and diaries, images, photographs, posters and Ephemera).
- Ancestry.com: gives you access to thousands of collections of records from around the world.
- Find My Past: makes it easy to research your UK ancestry and create your family tree (search census records and trace births, marriages & deaths).
- Fold3.com: view original historical military documents and photos.
- The Genealogist: contains English parish records, directories, census records, civil registrations, selected Army and Navy lists, and surname mapping.
- Geneanet: international database and family trees.
- Heritage Quest: a collection of materials for genealogical and historical researchers, with coverage dating back to the late 1700s.
- Historic Map Works Library Edition: one of the most extensive digital map collections available.
- Kinpoint: helps you with your family tree at FamilySearch.org.
- MyHeritage: upload your family tree and/or DNA and find matches in their extensive database.
- Newspaperarchive: more than 400 years of newspapers from 1607 to current day.
- 19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archive: a fully searchable database of British Library's newspaper holdings, it provides a complete run of 48 national and regional Victorian British newspapers for the 19th century from 1800 to 1900. These support the study of colonial history, genealogical research. politics, urban studies and media courses.
- Paper Trail: 19th century westward American migration documents.
- ProQuest Obituaries™: offers more than 10.5 million obituaries and death notices in full-image format from uninterrupted historical archives of top newspapers.
- Puzzilla: find new research opportunities on descendant lines in FamilyTree
- World Vital Records: access to birth, marriage and death records, Social Security Death Index, family trees, census records, immigration records, court, land, and probate records, military records, directory lists, newspapers, family histories, reference materials, biographies, wills, gravestone photos, ship manifests, map collections, and yearbook collections.