Arizona substitute birth, marriage, and death records online lists alternate places to look for BMDs including probate records, census records, cemetery records, funeral home records, obituaries, military records, naturalization and citizenship records, and more.

 

If you haven’t been able to find an ancestor in Arizona Birth, Marriage, and Death Records online, these are some great substitute birth, marriage, and death record options.

 

Family Bibles
  • Family bibles often include a front page where family names, birth dates, and birth places are recorded
Census Records
  • US Census records from 1850 forward contain the age and state or country of birth for each member of a household
  • Some census records give the month and year of birth
  • Some census records give the relationship to the head of the household
Cemetery Records
  • Cemetery headstones usually give the birth and death year and sometimes the complete birth and death dates
  • Some tombstones include the country of birth
Funeral Home Records
  • Funeral home records may contain copies of obituaries or notes, records about the date of death, details about the grave location, information about the funeral service, and information about surviving family, residences, and more
Obituaries
  • Obituaries usually include the birth date and place, marriage date, death date and place, and biographical information for the deceased as well as family names
Probate Records
  • Probate records may include the date of death, last will and testament listing family relations, an inventory of possessions, deeds, and more
Military Records
  • Military records may include the birth date and place
  • Pension records may include the birth date and place
  • Military records may include a physical description of the person and names of a parent
Naturalization & Citizenship Records
  • These may include the birth date and place
  • Name changes and aliases
  • Residence prior to arrival, residence after arrival, and much more

 

 

 

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County level Arizona substitute collections with possible birth, marriage, and death info

 

See Arizona Cemeteries online

See Arizona Census Records online

See Arizona Immigration Records online

See Arizona Military Records online

See Arizona Naturalization Records online

See Arizona Obituaries online

See Arizona Probate Records online for wills, estates, probates

 

 

 

County level Arizona substitute collections with possible birth, marriage, and death info

Cochise County – Medical Records – Birth and Death Records, 1887-1909; Index to Births and Deaths, & Contagious Diseases; Record of Reported Contagious Diseases, Cochise County, Arizona, at FS

Cochise County – Genealogy – Genealogical Records, Volume II, at FS

Cochise County – Genealogy – The Family of John S. Sharpe, at FS

Graham County – Newspapers – Mt. Graham Profiles

Yavapai County – Cemeteries – Citizens’ Cemetery, Prescott, Arizona

 

 

 

 

City level Arizona substitute collections with possible birth, marriage, and death info

See Arizona Cemeteries online

See Arizona Immigration Records online

See Arizona Military Records online

See Arizona Naturalization Records online

See Arizona Obituaries online

See Arizona Probate Records online for wills, estates, probates

 

Central – Genealogy – A Century in Central, at FS

Glendale – Directories – The Mullin-Kille Glendale, Arizona Consurvey City Directory

Globe – Funeral Homes – Arizona, Gila County, Mortuary Records, 1898-1975

Joseph City – Genealogy – Unflinching Courage, at FS

Miramonte – Genealogy – On the Bench the History of Miramonte, Arizona 1912-1921 : a Record of the Mormon Refugees and Other Homesteaders, at FS

Oatman – Newspapers – Arizona, Mohave County, Oatman, Newspapers : Oatman News, 1916-1925

Snowflake – Genealogy – Lakeside Ward, Snowflake, Arizona Stake : a History of the Ward, the Town, & the People, at FS

St. David – Genealogy – [St. David, Arizona History], at FS

Sun City – Genealogy – Periodicals – The Sun City Genealogist : a Quarterly Publication of the Sun City Genealogical Society, at FS

Tucson – Funeral Homes – Index to Records of Parker Mortuary, Tucson, Arizona, 1897-1912

 

 

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