The First Families of Arizona was founded in 1932 to preserve
the heritage of Arizona's founding families. The
organization's purpose is to preserve the historic relics,
places and history of Arizona. Additionally, it functions to
provide social pleasures, entertainment and educational
opportunities for its members. The First Families of
Arizona is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
The members of The First Families of Arizona remember the fortitude and stamina of the pioneer people who came to Arizona and whose character and ideas laid the foundation for the State. We seek to perpetuate the best of that heritage through our families and through the organization now and keep it alive for future generations.
An open invitation to become a member is extended to individuals, their spouses and their direct descendants, whose pioneer ancestors arrived and established residence in territorial Arizona prior to Statehood Day, February 14, 1912.
Members of The First Families of Arizona meet on the fourth
Tuesday of each month, September through May, at First United
Methodist Church, 5510 N. Central Avenue in Phoenix, unless
otherwise indicated. See the events
calendar for upcoming activities.
© Copyright 2014, The First Families of Arizona. Last revised 13 September 2021.