Cranberry Township Pennsylvania Family History Center

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The Cranberry Family History Center services Allegheny County and Butler County residents and other areas in the North Hills areas of Pittsburgh, PA. &nbsp;<br>  
  
 
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*'''Address''': 2771 Rochester Road, Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania 16066
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*Enter on the south side of the building. &nbsp;Ring the doorbell or knock on the door labeled "Family History Center".''<br>''  
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*[https://maps.google.com/maps?q=2771+Rochester+Road,+Cranberry+Township,+Pennsylvania+16066&hl=en&ll=40.695607,-80.141101&spn=0.027494,0.041456&sll=40.302865,-78.866515&sspn=0.027656,0.041456&oq=2771+Rochester+Road,+Cranberry+Township,+Pennsylvania+16066&hnear=2771+Rochester+Rd,+Cranberry+Township,+Pennsylvania+16066&t=m&z=15 Location on Map]
  
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'''Phone: 724-742-0922'''  
  
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'''E-mail:'''&nbsp;cranberryfhc@gmail.com<br>  
  
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*'''Thursdays''' 9:30am-3:30pm and 7-9pm
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*Other appointment times as needed. &nbsp;Please email to request a time.
  
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'''Holiday Schedule: 2013 - We will be closed July 4th, July 25th, August 22nd, August 29th. Oct. 31st, Nov. 28th, Dec. 26th. &nbsp;We will reopen Jan. 9, 2014.'''
  
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=== FREE Family History 2013 Fall Classes!!!<br>Cranberry Family History Center<br>cranberryfhc@gmail.com to register ===
  
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=== Classes Thursday: 10-11 am ===
  
==== Staff Training Meetings  ====
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Sept. 5 “The Research Process: Getting started in Finding your Family: Learning how to Search for Records on FamilySearch.org”
  
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Sept. 12 “Using FamilySearch’s Family Tree – photos, stories, sources, reviewing and merging, editing relationships” We will take our cue from what the class needs to learn. Sign up for individual help after class to learn on your tree.
  
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Sept. 19 “Searching the Catalog and Ordering Films at FamilySearch.org”
  
'''&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;'''<u>'''Using Screen Shots and Microsoft One Note to do Family History Research'''</u>
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Sept. 26 “How to use: Historic Maps, Newspaper Archive and Paper Trail subscription services”
  
'''Date:&nbsp; Tuesday, April 26, 2011'''
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Oct. 3 “How to use the Godfrey Memorial Library subscription service”
  
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Oct. 10 “How to use: Find My Past and The Genealogist subscription services”
  
'''Place:&nbsp; Oakland Family History Classroom'''
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Oct. 17 “Pennsylvania Research Help”
  
'''Instructor:&nbsp; Cheryl Teare'''
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Oct 24 “Where else can I Look? A review of places to go for Help”
  
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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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:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''Family History Library Catalog:''']&nbsp;You may order films on familysearch.org online and then have them sent to our center for viewing.. &nbsp;We have an extended loan collection of Allegheny and Butler county films, as well as many New York, Eastern European, Welsh and Italian films. &nbsp;We also have a collection of microfiche.  
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:*We have several genealogy reference books and also local county books of cemetery listings, local family histories, and several years of Butler county obituaries. &nbsp;  
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:*'''[[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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:*[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. ''(Note to FHC: Not all FHCs have access to this portal. If you do not, you will want to remove this entire bullet. If you do have access to it, just remove this text in italics.)''
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:*We have 4 manual film readers, one digital scanner reader (you may make an appointment time to reserve it), 10 computers with the FHC Portal, a printer, a copier, a flatbed scanner, and a microfiche reader. &nbsp;
 
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=== Resources in the Local Area<br>  ===
 
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Revision as of 15:00, 19 August 2013

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


The Cranberry Family History Center services Allegheny County and Butler County residents and other areas in the North Hills areas of Pittsburgh, PA.  

Contents

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  • Address: 2771 Rochester Road, Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania 16066
  • Enter on the south side of the building.  Ring the doorbell or knock on the door labeled "Family History Center".
  • Location on Map

Phone: 724-742-0922

E-mail: cranberryfhc@gmail.com

Open Hours:

  • Thursdays 9:30am-3:30pm and 7-9pm
  • Other appointment times as needed.  Please email to request a time.

Holiday Schedule: 2013 - We will be closed July 4th, July 25th, August 22nd, August 29th. Oct. 31st, Nov. 28th, Dec. 26th.  We will reopen Jan. 9, 2014.

Class Schedule  

FREE Family History 2013 Fall Classes!!!
Cranberry Family History Center
cranberryfhc@gmail.com to register

Classes Thursday: 10-11 am

Sept. 5 “The Research Process: Getting started in Finding your Family: Learning how to Search for Records on FamilySearch.org”

Sept. 12 “Using FamilySearch’s Family Tree – photos, stories, sources, reviewing and merging, editing relationships” We will take our cue from what the class needs to learn. Sign up for individual help after class to learn on your tree.

Sept. 19 “Searching the Catalog and Ordering Films at FamilySearch.org”

Sept. 26 “How to use: Historic Maps, Newspaper Archive and Paper Trail subscription services”

Oct. 3 “How to use the Godfrey Memorial Library subscription service”

Oct. 10 “How to use: Find My Past and The Genealogist subscription services”

Oct. 17 “Pennsylvania Research Help”

Oct 24 “Where else can I Look? A review of places to go for Help”


Staff Training Meetings

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Center Resources

Collections

  • Family History Library Catalog: You may order films on familysearch.org online and then have them sent to our center for viewing..  We have an extended loan collection of Allegheny and Butler county films, as well as many New York, Eastern European, Welsh and Italian films.  We also have a collection of microfiche.
  • We have several genealogy reference books and also local county books of cemetery listings, local family histories, and several years of Butler county obituaries.  
  • 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 4 manual film readers, one digital scanner reader (you may make an appointment time to reserve it), 10 computers with the FHC Portal, a printer, a copier, a flatbed scanner, and a microfiche reader.  

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

Resources in the Local Area



Links



Volunteer at the Center - We would love to have you!