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FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.

THIS CENTER SERVES KENOSHA AND RACINE COMMUNITIES AND THE SURROUNDING AREAS

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Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map:

Address:

  • 1444 30th Ave N Kenosha WI 53144 United States
  • Language: English (we have access to Spanish-Speaking - call for appointment)

Phone:

  • 1-262-552-7816 office
  • 1-262-880-4978 director (Mary-Ann Abbott)

E-mail:

  • WI_Kenosha@ldsmail.net

Open Hours: 

  • Tuesday: (1st and 3rd) 10:00am-12:00pm
  • Tuesday: 6:30pm-8:30pm
  • Wednesday: 6:30pm-8:30pm
  • Thursday: 10:00am-12:00pm

* 2016 Scheduled Closings: May 11 & 12, Jul 4-10, Nov 3 & 4, Nov 21-27, Dec 26-Jan 1, 2017

  • May be closed unexpectedly for inclement weather! Please call the director if you have questions...(262)880-4978 (Mary-Ann Abbott)

History Center Features offered:

Premium Online Websites


The library provides free use of several family history research websites that normally require a subscription fee for access. Visit the library to see a listing of the available sites. Shown below are many popular ones:

Ancestry.com

Access Newspaper Archive

Alexander Street Press, American Civil War

19th Century British Library Newspapers digital archive

ArkivDigital Online

Create Your Who Do You think You Are? Story for free

findmypast-http://findmypast.co.uk

...1911 British Census(England and Wales)

Fold3

Historic Map Works Library Edition

Paper Trail

Kinpoint Premium

MyHeritage- Library Edition

ProQuest Obituary Listings

Puzzilla

World Vital Records

...and much more...


We also have access to microfilms, microfiche.

*We always have Family History Consultants here who donate their time to assist you.



Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

*Class Schedule: Indexing on the first Thursday evening of every month (Except May) 6:00pm - 8:30pm

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.
  • There are some microfilms and microfiche on site for patrons' use

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

  • The center has 4 computers, 2 film readers, a microfiche reader with a state-of-the-art scanner/printer



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