Kingwood Texas Family History Center

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:*<u>Permanent Collection</u>'': ''Kingwood Family History Center's permanent collection includes over 1,400 rolls of microfilm, over 2,500 microfiche, and over 200 family history books.&nbsp; In addition, we have a full set of Pedigree Resource File CD's and other family history CD's for your use.
  
 
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Revision as of 20:33, 6 August 2011

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


The Kingwood Family History Center serves patrons in the northeast quarter of Harris County in the Greater Houston Area of Texas.  In addition, we are easily accessible to patrons in Montgomery, Liberty, Polk and other surrounding counties.  The Kingwood Family History Center is a full service center.  We look forward to your visit.

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Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  1. 4021 Deerbrook, Kingwood, Texas 77339 (mail not accepted at this address)
  2. Located at corner of Deerbrook Drive and Northpark Drive in Kingwood.  From US 59, exit Northpark Drive, proceed through light at Woodland Hills Drive after entering Kingwood.  Continue through light at Brookdale. Family History Center (Church) entrance is just past the strip shopping center after this light.  From Lake Houston Parkway, turn left onto Northpark drive (Kroger intersection).  Take your first left onto Deerbrook (no signal) and turn into the church parking lot.  The family history center is located in the middle of the building.  The door faces Northpark Drive. 
  3. (Link to map using Kingwood Texas Family History Center or other map sites)

Phone: 281-360-1352

E-mail: TX_Kingwood@ldsmail.net

Open Hours: Tuesday/ Wednesday/ Thursday Daytime Hours  9:00 AM to 2:30 PM
                     Tuesday/ Wesnesday Evening Hours  7:00 PM to 9:00 PM


Holiday Schedule: Closed one week at Thanksgiving. Closed two weeks at Christmas



Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

March 24, 2012: Houston Family Search Greater Houston Area Conference.  Guest speaker: Michael Hall, Deputy Cheif Genealogical Officer of FamilySearch.  Watch for the launch of our website houstonfamilysearch.com where you can pre-register for this event.

Class Schedule

Family History Classes available upon request, email the center for more information.

Indexing help available upon request, email the center for more information.


Center Resources

Collections

  • Family History Library Catalog: Kingwood Family History Center has the ability to order any non-restricted films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
  • Permanent Collection: Kingwood Family History Center's permanent collection includes over 1,400 rolls of microfilm, over 2,500 microfiche, and over 200 family history books.  In addition, we have a full set of Pedigree Resource File CD's and other family history CD's for your use.

Databases and Software

  • FHC Portal: Kingwood Family History 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.
  • Computers:  Kingwood Family History Center has five computers all with high speed internet available for patron use.  In addition, the center is equipped with wireless internet access.

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

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Resources in the Local Area

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Links

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Volunteer at the Center

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