Lima Ohio Family History Center

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Revision as of 14:19, 1 December 2013

The Lima Ohio Family History Center serves northwest Ohio.

We are a short distance from Interstate Highway 75.

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Contents

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  • Address: 1195 Brower Road, Lima, Ohio
  • Go to the East door and ring the bell. Please be patient while we walk to the door as it is a distance from the Family History Center.
  • Location on Map

Phone: 419-227-2537 
Please note that there is only someone there to answer the phones during the hours listed below.

E-mail: OH_Lima@ldsmail.net

Open Hours:  Eastern Standard Time or Eastern Daylight Time.

  • Mondays Noon - 2:00 p.m.
  • Wednesdays 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Other hours by appointment. Call for appointment during the hours listed above.

Holiday Schedule and Closings: 

We will be closed Monday, December 23, 2013, Wednesday December 25, 2013, Monday, December 30, 2013, and Wednesday, January 1, 2014.

  • Closed major holidays and holiday weekends.
  • Closed for snow and ice during the winter.

Center Resources

Collections

  • Some Allen County Ohio records on microfilm
  • Some microfilms from neighboring counties
  • Ohio Death Index on microfilm
  • Myers Ort on microfiche for German research
  • Over 850 microfilms including many from different sections Germany
  • Printed Family Histories and other Records
- Benjamin Chamberlain Critchlow Family and Related Families by David M. Stuart. Includes family group records and photos.
- The Kite Family History by Merle Kite Dorius. Includes photos.
- Decendants of George Henry and Louisa Mahala Welker Thornock 1881 - 1988, compiled by David M. Stuart, Ph.D., 1988. Includes descendancy charts and family group records.
- William Vermillian Family. Includes photos, documents, and index.
- North Prairie - An Historical Wisconsin Village 1834-1950 by Donald J. Kabitzke. Includes a listing of people, photos, and history of the village.
- Johann Heirich Alspach and Descendants, 1995. Computer print outs of pedigree chart and 53 page descendancy chart
- Pioneer Missionary: True Life Story of David M. Stuart by descendant David M. Stuart. Includes photos and index.
- Baber Family, complied by James L. Baber. Includes pedigree charts, abnentafel chart, and family group records.
- Records of Epworth Methodist Church, 801 Bellfountaine Ave., Lima, Ohio 1895-1930. Indexed by Hilda Evans 1990. Also on Microfilm.

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 the library version of Ancestry.com and Heritage Quest. 

Hardware and Equipment

  • Computers connected to the Internet with printers
  • Microfilm readers
  • Microfiche readers
  • Reader-printer for microfilm and microfiche prints

Cost for copies is 25 cents per page for the reader-printer and 10 cents for computer printouts.

You are also welcome to bring in your own digital camera or camera phone to take a picture of the images according to the copyright laws. There would be no cost for those images.

Center Services

We are happy to assist you in starting or continuing your family history search. We show you how to do it yourself.

Staff Research Specialties

We are an area that was settled by German immigrants. We have several patrons who are able to read the old German script.

Resources in the Local Area

Links

Volunteer Opportunities

  • We are always looking for people to help staff our Family History Center. If you have time and have interest in helping others along their family history quest, please call 1-904-716-5782 for more information.

  • Help us with Indexing our digitized records so they can be searched easily. See FamilySearch Indexing at https://indexing.familysearch.org/.

Additonal Helps


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