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The Davenport Family History was established in 1982. The Center services southeastern Iowa and northwestern Illinois. Record holdings are primarily Scott County, Iowa and Rock Island County, Illinois. The Center has over 4,000 films and over 700 books on various genealogical topics and areas.

Contents

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  1. 4929 Wisconsin, Davenport, IA 52806
  2. Entrance located on the south side of the building. Entrance marked by small sign "Family History Center" near steps. Handicap ramp located at same entrance.
  3. Map to Davenport Family History Center.

Phone: 563-386-7547

E-mail:  daviafhc@gmail.com

Open Hours:

  • Tue 10 am - 2pm
  • Wed 10 am - 8 pm
  • Thur 10 am - 7 pm
  • Sat 10 am - 2 pm

Holiday Schedule:

Closed:

  • Nov 23-27 for Thanksgiving
  • Dec 24- 31 for Christmas



Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings


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.
  • You can also search for microfilm and microfiche by number to see if the Center has any particular microfilm or microfiche. The numbers for searching must be obtained from the Family History Library Catalog. Please see the Introduction to the Family History Library Catalog.

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

  • 10 computers (with internet access for geneqalogical research only)
  • 11 film readers
  • 2 fich readers
  • 1 film/fich digital copier
  • 1 flatbed scanner
  • copiers and printers
  • dictionaries of many languages
  • reference guides for areas worldwide
  • reference books

Center Services

Area Specialties

Sweden

Germany

Schleswig-Holstein (both in Denmark and Germany)

Rock Island County, Illinois

Scott County, Iowa


Resources in the Local Area

Scott County Iowa Genelogical Society

Davenport Iowa Public Library

Rock Island Genealogical Society

Rock Island Historical Society

Rock Island Public Library

Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois - Swenson Center for Swedish Research


Links

Scott County, Iowa Interment Records

Rock Island County, Illinois Interment Records

Illinois Public Records on-line at IRAD

findagrave.com


Volunteer at the Center

The Center is staffed by volunteers.

The staff will provide research helps and answer questions. Patrons must perform their own research.


 

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