Brigham City Utah Family History Center/Resources

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=== Center Resources  ===
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==== Collections  ====
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:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''Family History Library Catalog:'''] This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
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:*Over 9,000 rolls of microfilm and about 4,000 microfiche. Additional films and fiche may be rented from the Family History Library. Select “Microfilm” on the menu for more details. <br>
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:*A book collection of hundreds of volumes of basic reference books, gazetteers, county and family histories. The collection includes information for U.S., England, Scotland, Ireland, Germany, Scandinavia and other areas.
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:*LDS ward membership records from early 1900s-1940s for the following wards: Bear River, Beaver Dam, Bothwell, Brigham City (also includes 1847-1886),Corrine, Deweyville, Elwood, Fielding, Garland, Grouse Creek, Harper Ward, Honeyville, Howell, Mantua, Park Valley, Penrose, Perry, Plymouth, Portage, Riverside, Snowville, Thatcher, Tremonton, Willard, Yost
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:*LDS Church Census for Box Elder County 1914-1940
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:*Patriarchal Blessing Card Index 1833-1963
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:*Obituary Card Index from Salt Lake City, Utah newspapers 1839-1970
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:*Obituary Card Index from Ogden, Utah newspapers 1870-1876, 1888-1910
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:*Marriage License Card Index
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:*Endowment House Baptisms for the Dead Index
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:*Nauvoo Baptisms for the Dead Index
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:*Early Church Information Card Index
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:*Utah Immigration Card Index 1847-1868 (Crossing the Plains)
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:*European Emigration Card Index 1849-1925 (Crossing the Ocean)
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:*Emigration Registers of the British Mission 1849-1885, 1899-1925 (Embarkation Lists-Liverpool)
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:*Emigration Registers of Continental Europe 1853-1886; 1901-1932
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:*Emigration Records of Australia
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:*Miscellaneous Emigration Records
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:*Scottish Church Records
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:*Daughters of Utah Pioneers Index and Scrapbooks, Box Elder County South Company
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:*Four-generation Pedigrees and Family Group Sheet
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:*Family Group Record Archives 1942-1965
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:*Birthday and anniversary notices printed in Box Elder News Journal 1990s-present
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:*Obituary notices printed in Box Elder News Journal 1940s-present<br>
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==== Databases and Software  ====
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:<br>
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[http://fhc.familysearch.org/ '''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.&nbsp;
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:*19th Century British Newspaper Digital ArchiveAccess Newspaper Archive
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:*Alexander Street Press - The American Civil War
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:*Ancestry.com
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:*Find My Past
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:*Fold3 (formerly Footnote)
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:*The Genealogist
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:*Genline FamilyFinder (Swedish records)
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:*Godfrey Memorial Library
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:*Heritage Quest Online
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:*Historic Map Works Library Edition
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:*Paper Trail
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:*World Vital Records<br>
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==== Software  ====
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:*Genealogy database software: PAF, Family Insight, RootsMagic, Ancestral Quest, Legacy
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:*Charting software: PAF Companion
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:*Photo editing software: Picasa, IrfanView
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:*Word processing software: OpenOffice
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:*Research aids such as: Parish Locator, GenSmarts
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:*Pedigree Resource File
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:*Free internet access to American Ancestors.org, the New England Historical and Genealogical Society (NEHGS) website<br><br>
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=== Hardware and Equipment''<br>''  ===
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*Paper copy machine available for a minimal charge<br>
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==== Computers  ====
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*10 computers in main room, 6 computers in film room, 2 computers in lobby<br>
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*All have internet and printer access<br>
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*Wireless internet service is available for patrons who wish to connect their personal laptop computer
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==== Microfilm and Microfiche Readers  ====
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*6 microfilm readers
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*1 microfiche reader
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*Microfilm scanner that can print paper copies for a minimal charge or create digital images that can be saved to a flash drive<br><br>
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Revision as of 16:16, 20 October 2011

Contents

Center Resources

Collections

  • Family History Library Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
  • Over 9,000 rolls of microfilm and about 4,000 microfiche. Additional films and fiche may be rented from the Family History Library. Select “Microfilm” on the menu for more details.
  • A book collection of hundreds of volumes of basic reference books, gazetteers, county and family histories. The collection includes information for U.S., England, Scotland, Ireland, Germany, Scandinavia and other areas.
  • LDS ward membership records from early 1900s-1940s for the following wards: Bear River, Beaver Dam, Bothwell, Brigham City (also includes 1847-1886),Corrine, Deweyville, Elwood, Fielding, Garland, Grouse Creek, Harper Ward, Honeyville, Howell, Mantua, Park Valley, Penrose, Perry, Plymouth, Portage, Riverside, Snowville, Thatcher, Tremonton, Willard, Yost
  • LDS Church Census for Box Elder County 1914-1940
  • Patriarchal Blessing Card Index 1833-1963
  • Obituary Card Index from Salt Lake City, Utah newspapers 1839-1970
  • Obituary Card Index from Ogden, Utah newspapers 1870-1876, 1888-1910
  • Marriage License Card Index
  • Endowment House Baptisms for the Dead Index
  • Nauvoo Baptisms for the Dead Index
  • Early Church Information Card Index
  • Utah Immigration Card Index 1847-1868 (Crossing the Plains)
  • European Emigration Card Index 1849-1925 (Crossing the Ocean)
  • Emigration Registers of the British Mission 1849-1885, 1899-1925 (Embarkation Lists-Liverpool)
  • Emigration Registers of Continental Europe 1853-1886; 1901-1932
  • Emigration Records of Australia
  • Miscellaneous Emigration Records
  • Scottish Church Records
  • Daughters of Utah Pioneers Index and Scrapbooks, Box Elder County South Company
  • Four-generation Pedigrees and Family Group Sheet
  • Family Group Record Archives 1942-1965
  • Birthday and anniversary notices printed in Box Elder News Journal 1990s-present
  • Obituary notices printed in Box Elder News Journal 1940s-present

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. 

  • 19th Century British Newspaper Digital ArchiveAccess Newspaper Archive
  • Alexander Street Press - The American Civil War
  • Ancestry.com
  • Find My Past
  • Fold3 (formerly Footnote)
  • The Genealogist
  • Genline FamilyFinder (Swedish records)
  • Godfrey Memorial Library
  • Heritage Quest Online
  • Historic Map Works Library Edition
  • Paper Trail
  • World Vital Records

Software

  • Genealogy database software: PAF, Family Insight, RootsMagic, Ancestral Quest, Legacy
  • Charting software: PAF Companion
  • Photo editing software: Picasa, IrfanView
  • Word processing software: OpenOffice
  • Research aids such as: Parish Locator, GenSmarts
  • Pedigree Resource File
  • Free internet access to American Ancestors.org, the New England Historical and Genealogical Society (NEHGS) website

Hardware and Equipment

  • Paper copy machine available for a minimal charge

Computers

  • 10 computers in main room, 6 computers in film room, 2 computers in lobby
  • All have internet and printer access
  • Wireless internet service is available for patrons who wish to connect their personal laptop computer

Microfilm and Microfiche Readers

  • 6 microfilm readers
  • 1 microfiche reader
  • Microfilm scanner that can print paper copies for a minimal charge or create digital images that can be saved to a flash drive