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Our Genealogy Helper for Duquesne ...

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Duquesne (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Duquesne. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

It's still very early in our research, but as we gather more information it will be added to this page.

Name Variations for Duquesne ...

When searching records, keep in mind that names and their spelling can change over time. Various errors happen - anything from simple spelling to bad translations or people who just guessed at the name.

We have seen the following variation for Duquesne:

  • Dusquesne

If you have information about these names (such as the reason for the change, date of change, the origin of the name), please Contact Us.

Neighboring Counties ...

When searching for family records, we have frequently made the mistake of not checking the neighboring counties.

For example, we have great-grandparents who lived in the southeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals and doctors were in the next county to the east. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the south.

So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring counties instead of the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the east contained birth and death records; the county to the south contained their burial records. If we hadn't included the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.

Duquesne is located in Santa Cruz County.

To see how the shape of Arizona's counties have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Santa Cruz County: Cochise & Pima.

Below are the counties that are near Duquesne. For each of these counties, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Duquesne:

  • Santa Cruz County     (The home county of Duquesne)
    • Washington Camp [Santa Cruz County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Washington Camp
      • Washington Camp [Santa Cruz County] was located less than 2 miles<1> to the northwest of Duquesne
    • Mowry [Santa Cruz County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mowry
      • Mowry [Santa Cruz County] was located 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north of Duquesne
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Mowry. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<2>
    • Lochiel [Santa Cruz County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lochiel
      • Lochiel [Santa Cruz County] was located 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Duquesne
      • Former name for Lochiel:
      • Luttrell
    • Harshaw [Santa Cruz County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harshaw
      • Harshaw [Santa Cruz County] was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the north of Duquesne
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harshaw have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Kino Springs [Santa Cruz County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kino Springs
      • Kino Springs [Santa Cruz County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of Duquesne
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kino Springs
    • Patagonia [Santa Cruz County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Patagonia
      • Patagonia [Santa Cruz County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the north of Duquesne
      • Estimated population in 2019: 874 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Patagonia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Patagonia<4>
    • Beyerville [Santa Cruz County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beyerville
      • Beyerville [Santa Cruz County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the west of Duquesne
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beyerville
    • Crittenden [Santa Cruz County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crittenden
      • Crittenden [Santa Cruz County] was located 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the north of Duquesne
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Crittenden. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<2>
    • Nogales [Santa Cruz County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nogales
      • Nogales [Santa Cruz County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the west of Duquesne
      • Estimated population in 2019: 20,103 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nogales
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nogales<4>
    • Casa Blanca [Santa Cruz County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Casa Blanca
      • Casa Blanca [Santa Cruz County] was located 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the north of Duquesne
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Casa Blanca. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<2>
    • Canelo [Santa Cruz County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canelo
      • Canelo [Santa Cruz County] was located 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Duquesne
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Canelo have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Canelo:
      • Canille
    • Rio Rico Southeast [Santa Cruz County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rio Rico Southeast
      • Rio Rico Southeast [Santa Cruz County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the west of Duquesne
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rio Rico Southeast
    • Calabasas [Santa Cruz County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Calabasas
      • Calabasas [Santa Cruz County] was located 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the west of Duquesne
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Calabasas have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Cochise County
    • Sunnyside [Cochise County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunnyside
      • Sunnyside [Cochise County] was located 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the east of Duquesne
    • Signal Village [Cochise County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Signal Village
      • Signal Village [Cochise County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Duquesne
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Signal Village have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Signal Village
    • Coronado Village [Cochise County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coronado Village
      • Coronado Village [Cochise County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the northeast of Duquesne
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coronado Village have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coronado Village
    • De Anza Village [Cochise County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for De Anza Village
      • De Anza Village [Cochise County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the northeast of Duquesne
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for De Anza Village have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on De Anza Village
    • Fort Huachuca [Cochise County]
    • Hereford [Cochise County]
    • Nicksville [Cochise County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nicksville
      • Nicksville [Cochise County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the east of Duquesne
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nicksville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nicksville
    • Huachuca City [Cochise County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huachuca City
      • Huachuca City [Cochise County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Duquesne
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,736 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huachuca City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Huachuca City<4>
    • Sierra Vista [Cochise County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sierra Vista
      • Sierra Vista [Cochise County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Duquesne
      • Estimated population in 2019: 43,045 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sierra Vista
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sierra Vista<4>
  • Pima County
    • Greaterville [Pima County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greaterville
      • Greaterville [Pima County] was located 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the north of Duquesne
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greaterville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Green Valley [Pima County]
    • Arivaca [Pima County]

For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Duquesne, see our County-by-County Page for Duquesne.

Newspapers Published in Duquesne ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 68 newspapers that have been published in the area around Duquesne.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Duquesne, there are papers which were published within 40 miles [64.4 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Duquesne.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Duquesne:

  • Of Special Interest ...
    • The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.
    • Stories from Arizona

Cemeteries Near Duquesne ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Duquesne.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Duquesne covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

  • Duquesne Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Duquesne Cemetery
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Duquesne Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<2>
    • Duquesne Cemetery has also been known as:
    • Duquesne / Washington Camp Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Duquesne Cemetery
    • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2553831<5>
  • Mowry Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mowry Cemetery
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Mowry Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mowry Cemetery
    • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2551837<5>
  • Lochief Cemetery
  • South Harshaw South Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the South Harshaw South Cemetery
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the South Harshaw South Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<2>
    • South Harshaw South Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the north of Duquesne.
    • South Harshaw South Cemetery has also been known as:
    • South Harshaw Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Harshaw South Cemetery
    • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2580873<5>
  • Harshaw Cemetery
  • Gatlin Jones Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • Patagonia Cemetery
    • Mission Los Santos Angeles e Guevavi
    • Crittenden Cemetery
    • Ione Marcus Gordon Memorial Park
    • Black Oak Cemetery
    • City of Nogales Cemetery
    • Temple Emanu El Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Temple Emanu El Cemetery
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Temple Emanu El Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<2>
      • Temple Emanu El Cemetery lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the west of Duquesne.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Temple Emanu El Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2417587<5>
    • Sunnyside Pioneer Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Sunnyside Pioneer Cemetery
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Sunnyside Pioneer Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<2>
      • Sunnyside Pioneer Cemetery lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the east of Duquesne.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunnyside Pioneer Cemetery
    • Calabasas Cemetery

Nearby Communities in 1895 ...

We've built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. We also indicate if the community no longer exists and is now historic.<6>

While we didn't find Duquesne in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Duquesne.

These communities are listed based on their distance from Duquesne, with the one closest to Duquesne listed first.

  • Lochiel [Santa Cruz County] - Historic
    • While Lochiel was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lochiel
    • Lochiel [Santa Cruz County] was located 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Duquesne
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Lochiel had a post office and no railroad service
    • Former name for Lochiel:
    • Luttrell
  • Harshaw [Santa Cruz County] - Historic
    • While Harshaw was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harshaw
    • Harshaw [Santa Cruz County] was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the north of Duquesne
    • According to the 1895 Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 260 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Harshaw had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harshaw have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Nogales [Santa Cruz County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nogales
    • Nogales [Santa Cruz County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the west of Duquesne
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 1,194 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 20,103 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Nogales had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nogales
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nogales<4>
  • Calabasas [Santa Cruz County] - Historic
    • While Calabasas was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Calabasas
    • Calabasas [Santa Cruz County] was located 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the west of Duquesne
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Calabasas had railroad service and no post office
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Calabasas have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Sonoita [Santa Cruz County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sonoita
    • Sonoita [Santa Cruz County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the north of Duquesne
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Sonoita had railroad service and no post office
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sonoita
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sonoita<4>
  • Fort Huachuca [Cochise County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Huachuca
    • Fort Huachuca [Cochise County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the northeast of Duquesne
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 296 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Fort Huachuca had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Huachuca
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Huachuca<4>
  • Greaterville [Pima County] - Historic
    • While Greaterville was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greaterville
    • Greaterville [Pima County] was located 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the north of Duquesne
    • According to the 1895 Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 68 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Greaterville had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greaterville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Tubac [Santa Cruz County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tubac
    • Tubac [Santa Cruz County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Duquesne
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Tubac had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tubac
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tubac<4>

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Duquesne. See our List of 1890's Communities around Duquesne.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Arizona

About Santa Cruz County

About Arizona

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Duquesne. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Santa Cruz County: www.co.santa-cruz.az.us/

The official website for State of Arizona: https://az.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Duquesne) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Duquesne. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Duquesne

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Duquesne. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.3805, Longitude: -110.6894    
<2>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<3>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.
<6>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Duquesne, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.






















 

 

 

 

 


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