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Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map:


  • 751 North 520 East Tooele Utah 84074 United States
  • The center is in the back of the Tooele East Stake Center.

FHC Phone:

  • 1 435-882-1396



FHC Directors:

  • Roger K Koon - 1 435-843-5647
  • Peggy Ann Koon

Assistant FHC Directors:

  • Gary Larsen
  • Silvia Larsen

Open Hours:

  • Tuesday and Thursday: 10:00-4:00, 7:00pm.-9:00pm.
  • Wednesday: 10:00am. - 4:00pm.
  • Friday:10:00am. - 4:00pm.
  • Saturday by appointment only.
  • For an appointment, please contact the director in advance at 1 435-882-1396.

Holiday Schedule:

  • Closed for National Holidays
  • Summer Breaks include the following:
  • The week of the 4th of July for Independence Day
  • The week of the 24th of July for Pioneer Day
  • Closed Thanksgiving Week.
  • Closed two weeks for Christmas

Calendar and Events

Become a Fan of Family History

Family History Fair November 8, 2014 

Tooele East Stake Center                                    

751 North 520 East, Tooele, Utah                        

Use the link below to register for the fair.

Fair Schedule

Presented by Pat Jensen: Basic Internet Skills; Adding Photos & Stories; Navigating Family Tree; IrfanView & Snipping Tool

Presented by Lindsay Parker: Introduction to FamilySearch YOUTH; Family History Research Using Ancestry, Find A Grave & Find My Past YOUTH; FamilySearch Memories: Photos, Documents & Stories

Presented by Van Celaya: FamilySearch & Wiki; Advanced Google Search Tips & Secrets; Affiliate & Other Genealogy Websites; Practice & Application - Hands On

Presented by Lynn Andersen: How to Recognize Your Ancestors; Finding Your Cousins Using FamilySearch & Other Online Tools (Will be repeated); Using FamilySearch to Solve Tough Research Problems

Presented by Robert Givens: Finding Names for Temple Using; Writing Your Ancestors Life Stories; Cleaning Up Family Mess in Family Tree

Presented by Lewis Bud Wood: Introduction on Ancestral Quest; Personal Database File Organization


Films may be sent to this center when ordered from the:*FamilySearch Catalog: :*

This center has a small library of books that consists of biographies, genealogies, family histories, histories, maps, genealogical reference guides and vital records etc. Use link below to access a list of our books.<br

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. 

Hardware and Equipment

  • We have 12 Lenovo ThinkCentre all in one computers. A digital film reader that prints the documents but can also save the document to a flash drive or cd and four other film readers and one microfiche.

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

Our staff specialties include the following:

  • Family Trees
  • Record Management Programs
  • Google Research
  • Free Research Websites

We always strive to have enough staff so that each patron who comes in can have one-on-one help.

Volunteer at the Center

The center is always looking for volunteers. The shifts are 3 hours long. 10:00-1:00, 1:00-4:00 and two hour shifts in the evenings 7:00-9:00pm. You can choose the shift. It is not necessary to be an expert in family history. 


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