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Visit The Yuma Family History Center and learn how to access millions of genealogical records from all over the world using on - site resources. The Yuma Family History Center has a large collection of extended loan films. We also have multiple books about many countries and all states, a collection of immigration books,Native American records, and historical records of Arizona and Yuma County.


Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  • Address:4300 West 16th Street, Yuma, Arizona 85364, United States
  • The Yuma Family History Center is located on 16th Street, just west of Avenue C. The center occupies two rooms at the rear of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. For your convenience, park on the north side of the church and ring the bell at the northwest entrance of the church.

Phone: (928) 782- 6364

E-mail:  AZ_Yuma@ldsmail.net ;   ldsfhcyuma@adelphia.net

Open Hours:
Summer Hours: April through October

  • Tuesday:9:00 am - 4:00 pm & 6:30 - 9:00 pm
    Thursday:9:00 am - 1:00 pm & 6:30 - 9:00 pm
    Saturday:9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Winter Hours: November through March

  • Tuesday:9:00 am - 4:00 pm & 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    Wednesday:9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Thursday:9:00 am - 1:00 pm & 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    Friday:9;00 am - 1;00 pm
    Satuday:9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Closed Sunday and Monday
    Closed for the full month of August

Holiday Schedule: Holiday Closures - Please call for information to verify hours during holidays.

  • For further dates, times and events visit wiki.familysearch.org using key word "Yuma Family History Center".

Calendar and Events

Class Schedule                       Free Family History Classes

6:30-8:00 pm            

4300 W. 16th St. Yuma, Arizona                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

April 16, 2014 



Do you have a copy of your great grandmother's marriage certificate, a letter written by your great uncle or and Internet source that you would like to share?  Come to this class, taught by Linda Harris, and learn how to add your personal sources to the Internet through FamilySearch Family Tree.

May 21, 2014


Would you like to see photos and to read stories about your ancestors that others have posted on the Internet?  The "others" would like to see the photos and stories that you have to share.  Come to this class, taught by Betty Lundholm, and learn how to easily upload your photos, write your stories and preserve your documents forever and for free on the FamilySearch Family Tree.

Staff Training Meetings

First Wednesday of each month

6:30-8:00 p.m.

Stake Center 4300 W. 16th St.

Yuma, Arizona

Center Resources


  • FamilySearch Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.
 Basic Reference Materials: 

            Genealogical Guidebooks

            Foreign Language Dictionaries

            Maps and Gazetteers

            State and Country Research Guides 

  • 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

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

Our Center is staffed by volunteers who understand the basic principles of family history research.

They can guide you in using the Family History Center's resources and equipment and can suggest

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