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The Columbia Mississippi Family History Center serves Marion County and its surrounding areas. There are around seventeen staff serving in the center, with a wide variety of knowledge and experience. The center has a large collection of microfilms, microfiche, and books available for the public to view. A unique feature of this center is that it has numerous binders full of fifteen generation charts of many local families and their ancestors going back through the centuries.

A photo of the Columbia Mississippi Family History Center

Contents

Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map:

Address:

  • 805 West Lakeview Dr Columbia Mississippi 39429 United States
  • The center is located inside the Columbia Ward building of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
  • The building is located on the bend just past the large pond.
  • The entrance is located at the rear of the building, with signs leading to the door (see the photo above).
  • Language:English

Phone:

  • 1-601-736-5846

E-mail:

  • MS_Columbia@ldsmail.net

Open Hours:

  • Tuesday:5:00pm-7:00pm
  • Wednesday:5:00pm-7:00pm

Holiday Schedule:

Closed on all Federal holidays:







Calendar and Events

Open House

February 20, 2016 from 2pm - 5pm.

Honoring WW II veterans. Public invited. Free to all.

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings

Center Resources

Collections

  • FamilySearch Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.
  • A large collection of microfilm and microfiche.
  • Books on various resources and familes from Mississippi.
  • Five or six large binders full of completed/partially completed fifteen generation charts of many local families and their ancestors.

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

  • Seven computers with Internet Explorer
  • Two printers
  • Two microfilm readers
  • One microfiche reader


Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

(Include sections for any other services your center provides. Add additional sections for those services. See the Mesa and Logan FHC pages for examples.)

Resources in the Local Area

  • Marion County Courthouse: 250 Broad Street, Columbia, MS 39429
    Phone: 601.736.2691
  • University of Southern Mississippi McCain Library and Archives: P.O. Box 5148, Hattiesburg, MS 39406-5148
    Phone: (601) 266-4345
    Fax: (601) 266-4409
  • Mississippi Department of Archives and History: 100 South State Street, P.O. Box 571, Jackson, MS 39201
    Phone: (601) 359-6850
    Phone: (601) 359-6975
  • Mississippi Genealogical Society: P.O. Box 5301, Jackson, MS 39216
  • Mississippi State Archives: 200 North Street, Jackson, Mississippi 39205-0571 Phone: (601) 576-6876


Links

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Mississippi Archives and Libraries:


 

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