Layton Utah Valley View Family History Center

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&nbsp;&nbsp;11:00 AM Family Tree Navigating<br>&nbsp; &nbsp; 2:00 PM Family Tree Photos and Stories<br>&nbsp; &nbsp; 6:00 PM Family Tree Navigating<br>&nbsp; &nbsp; 7:30 PM Family Tree Photos and Stories<br>
  
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November 20th (Wednesday)
  
October 24th - &nbsp;1pm * Using Family Tree to Qualify &amp; Submit names for temple work
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&nbsp; 11:00 AM Family Tree Photos and Stories<br>&nbsp; &nbsp; 2:00 PM Family Tree Navigating<br>&nbsp; &nbsp; 6:00 PM Family Tree Photos and Stories<br>&nbsp; &nbsp; 7:30 PM Family Tree Navigating<br>
  
October 24th - &nbsp;6pm * Family Tree &nbsp;Navigation
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&nbsp; 10:00 AM Family Tree Navigating<br>&nbsp; 11:30 AM Family Tree Photos and Stories<br>&nbsp; &nbsp; 7:00 PM Family History Consultant &amp; FHC Staff Inservice<br> <br>November 26th - December 1st Closed for Thanksgiving<br> <br>December 2013 <br>December 3rd (Tuesday)
  
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&nbsp; 11:00 AM Family History Consultant Training<br> <br>December 15th - January 1st Closed for Christmas Holiday<br><br>
 
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Revision as of 22:14, 14 November 2013

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


The Layton Utah Valley View family history center is one of two centers in Layton, Utah.

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Contents

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  1. 1589 E. Gentile Street, Layton, Utah 84040 
  2. Enter on the west side. If the door is locked, ring the bell.
  3. (Link to map using [1] or other map sites)

Phone: 801-593-6160

E-mail: ut_laytonvalleyview@ldsmail.net
Center Director: Dennis Carlson 801-690-2296

Open Hours:

  • Monday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM  and (1:00 PM to 5:00 PM is by appointment)
  • Tuesday 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
  • Wednesday 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
  • Thursday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM and (1:00 PM to 9:00 PM is by appointment)
  • Friday groups can schedule an appointment
  • Saturday 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Sunday Open by appointment

Holiday Schedule: Closed Fridays, most holidays, and the week between Christmas and New Years.



Calendar and Events

Layton Utah Valley View - Family History Center Calendar

November 2013
November 19th (Tuesday)

  11:00 AM Family Tree Navigating
    2:00 PM Family Tree Photos and Stories
    6:00 PM Family Tree Navigating
    7:30 PM Family Tree Photos and Stories

November 20th (Wednesday)

  11:00 AM Family Tree Photos and Stories
    2:00 PM Family Tree Navigating
    6:00 PM Family Tree Photos and Stories
    7:30 PM Family Tree Navigating

November 21st (Thursday)

  10:00 AM Family Tree Navigating
  11:30 AM Family Tree Photos and Stories
    7:00 PM Family History Consultant & FHC Staff Inservice

November 26th - December 1st Closed for Thanksgiving

December 2013
December 3rd (Tuesday)

  11:00 AM Family Tree Navigating
    2:00 PM Family Tree Photos and Stories
    6:00 PM Family Tree Navigating
    7:30 PM Family Tree Photos and Stories

December 4th (Wednesday)

  11:00 AM Family Tree Photos and Stories
    2:00 PM Family Tree Navigating
    7:00 PM Family History Consultant Training

December 5th (Thursday)

  10:00 AM Family Tree Navigating
  11:30 AM Family Tree Photos and Stories

December 7th (Saturday)

  11:00 AM Family History Consultant Training

December 15th - January 1st Closed for Christmas Holiday

Group Visits

Please contact Dennis Carlson @ 801-690-2296 to arrange a group visit. We recommend that you bring your laptops to use if a large group.

Staff Training Meetings

Staff training is the 3rd Thursday of the month at 7:00pm.  Ward Family History Consultants are invited to attend.


Center Resources

Collections

Extended Loan Microfilm and Microfiche

  • International Genealogical Index (IGI)
  • Microfiche Reference Collection, Part I and II (200 most used reference sources)
  • Utah Census from 1850-1920 for Davis and nearby counties

Books

  • Pioneer Land Rosters
  • Pioneer Ship Rosters
  • Rhode Island Vital Records, Vol. 3-13
  • Rhode Island Genealogical Register, Vol. 1-20

Compact Discs

  • 1880 US Census
  • 1881 British Census
  • British Isles Vital Records Index
  • Freedman's Bank Records
  • Mexico Vital Records Index
  • Mormon Immigration Index
  • Pedigree Resource File
  • Scandinavia Vital Records Index
  • Western Europe Vital Records Index

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, including:
  • 19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archive
  • Access Newspaper Archive
  • Alexander Street Press (American Civil War Collections)
  • Ancestry.com (Library Edition)
  • Arkiv Digital (Swedish Church Records)
  • Find My Past (UK Records)
  • Fold 3 (US Military Records)
  • The Genealogist (UK Records)
  • Heritage Quest Online (US Records)
  • Historic Map Works Library Edition (US)
  • Paper Trail (US Migration)
  • World Vital Records
  • 1851 British Isles Census
  • Australian Vital Records Index
  • US Cities Galore (lists city, county, and state)
  • World Place Advisor

Software

  • Ancestral Quest
  • Family Insight
  • GenCharts (unique genealogy charts)
  • Get My Ancestors
  • Irfanview
  • Legacy
  • PAF and PAF Companion
  • RootsMagic

 Hardware and Equipment

  • 2 microfilm readers
  • 2 microfiche readers
  • 10 computers with Internet connection
  • 3 printers (one with a scanner)

Center Services

  • Patrons may bring their personal computers for note taking or entering information into personal genealogical programs. Wireless Internet access is available.
  • Patrons may bring memory sticks to download information or copies.
  • Patrons may bring digital cameras for copying images from microfilm or microfiche.
  • This center participates in online film ordering. You can order films on the FamilySearch Microfilm Ordering page.

Staff Research Specialties

American/British: John Burton (certified genealogist) on Saturdays

Scandinavian: Brent Sorenson on Tuesday afternoons

New programs: Rawlin Martin on Tuesday afternoons

FamilySearch programs: Candy Steinhorst on Wednesday evenings


Links

Davis County

Davis Health Department (birth and death certificates)

Davis County Library (Heritage Quest and World Vital Records availablae to library card holders)

Utah

Utah Vital Records

Utah State Archives (vital, land, court records)

Utah State Burials (cemetery listings)

Utah Office of Vital Records and Statistics (birth and death certificates)

General

Cyndi's List (categorized list of links to genealogy resources)

FreeBMD (British birth, marriage, and death records)

USGenWeb (links to free resources for every county and state)

Where to Write for Vital Records (in US)


Volunteer at the Center

Family History Center Staff

Staff is needed during the hours the center is open. Volunteers should be comfortable with computer use and enjoy working with people. A knowledge of basic family history research principles is helpful but training will be provided.

Indexing

FamilySearch is making records available online as quickly as possible. Without an index, researchers would have to browse through the images, one at a time. Volunteers are needed to help index digitized images. Indexing can be done at home or at the center if the center is not busy. To find out more and get started, go to: indexing.familysearch.org