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Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map:


1540 S. Hwy 78, Bonham, TX The church building is located 2 miles south of the square on hwy

78. We are in the southeast corner of the building.

  • Language:English


  • 1-903-583-4949



Open Hours:

  • Wednesday::600pm-8:00pm
  • Thursday:10:00am-5:00pm
  • 1st Saturdays - during class scheduled months, see list below on this page.

The Bonham Family History Center will be closed during icy or snowy road conditions; if the local schools are closed for bad weather or expecting a storm and closing in precaution,  we will also be closed. No one will be available to place a note on the door.

Holiday Schedule:


2015 Holiday closings: April 4th for Conference, July 4th Holiday, October 3rd for Conference, November 25-28 Thanksgiving week, Christmas and New Year's break 2015-2016, December 23rd through January 7th.

Calendar and Events

2015 Family History Fair will be held May 16th; 9:30-12:30

Saturday Class Schedule  & Handouts;

Please note that classes will be canceled if we have any ice or snow. You can call 903-364-2291 if you are unsure if we will be open. The decision will be made by 8:30 AM. All Classes are 9 AM to 11:30 AM


  • January 1st – No class - New Year’s Day.
  • February 7th – Internet Genealogy – Focusing on using the website and premium websites available for free in the Family History Center
  • March 7th – Irish Research and Records.
  • April 4th – No class due to church conference.
  • May 2nd - Organizing your research: how to keep your digital and paper records neat and findable!
  • June 6th – Scottish Research and Records.
  • July 4th – No class- Fourth of July
  • August 1st – Indexing – Come learn how you can help contribute, from home, to the free databases on
  • September 5th – Using Church and Religious Records in your Genealogy
  • October 3rd – No class due to church conference.
  • November 7th – English Records
  • December 5th – Photographs: how to date photographs, archive them safely and scan, repair and save them in digital formats for storage or sharing.


2015 -Internet Class Handout

February 2015 -Best Free Internet Links

March 2015 -  Irish Genealogy

June 2015Scottish Research and Records

September 2015- Church Records and Research


September 2015 Denison Internet Class
Internet Class

Internet Links

Fannin County Research Links

Fannin County, Texas Wiki page

Fannin County TXGenWebThe most comprehensive collection of Fannin County Genealogy on the web. The website contains the most complete cemetery informaton  for Fannin County on the web.

Center Resources & Collections 

  • FamilySearch Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog. You may do this yourself through the FamilySearch Catalog and have it come to the Bonham Family History Center.
  • We have some very good Fannin Co., TX information; including local family and town histories connected with Fannin Co., TX. and most of the Fannin County microfilms found in the catalog on hand in the Bonham Family History Center. 

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 several computers, scanning equipment and digital microfilm/microfiche reader copier. As well as one conventional microfilm reader and a microfiche reader. 

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

We will be glad to do lookups in local records that we have on microfilm, as well as in the local books we own, time permitting. Please email your request:

(We do not do your research for you, only check on specific records)

Volunteer at the Center:


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