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Welcome to the Mansfield Ohio Family History Center!  We are here to serve you on Wednesday evenings, and plan on opening more hours shortly.


Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map:


  • 1951 Middle Bellville Rd Mansfield, OH 44904-1656 United States
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  • The Mansfield Ohio Family History Center is here to help members of the Church and the community in researching their family history.
  • When you come, please bring the following: 1. As much as you know about your family. 2. Any copies of documents, obituaries, and stories to help us get you started.
  • If you have a laptop or a tablet, you might want to bring it along with you.
  • There is handicap accesibility.


  • 1-419-756-3329



FHC Director:

  • Kerry Peter Lauritzen - 419-543-1492
  • Peggy Clemens Lauritzen, AG - 419-543-1087

Open Hours:

  • Wednesday:6:00pm-8:00pm on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays

Holiday Schedule:

During the winter months, we are closed when Mansfield City Schools are closed: Closed the last two weeks of December through the first week in January: We occasionally close unexpectedly because of inclement weather or illness: Please call for information about unexpected alterations to our normal operation hours:

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings

Center Resources


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Databases and Software

  • FHC Portal This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions. (Note to FHC: Not all FHCs have access to this portal. If you do not, you will want to remove this entire bullet. If you do have access to it, just remove this text in italics.)

Hardware and Equipment

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Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

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Resources in the Local Area

The Ohio Genealogical Society is located just minutes from the Mansfield Ohio Family History Center.  Their hours are Tuesday-Saturday, 9:00am - 5:00 pm.  There is a charge for admittance, and is a premier facility for anyone researching their Ohio ancestry. The Mansfield-Richland County Public Library is located in downtown Mansfield, approximately 15 minutes from the Mansfield Ohio Family History Center.  The Sherman Room on the second floor is a local history room, and is a must for anyone with Richland County, Ohio ancestry.


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