Mapleton Utah Family History Center

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Revision as of 15:32, 31 January 2014

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

Contents

Center Contacts and Hours

Location and Map:

Address: 1215 N. 1000 W. Mapleton, Utah. (Enter on the Southwest corner of the building.)

Click Here for a Map to the Mapleton Utah Family History Center


Phone: 801-489-2999


E-mail: ut_mapleton@ldsmail.net


Open Hours:

Monday: 10 AM to 1 PM

Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday:  10 AM to 4 PM & 7 - 9 PM

Sunday:  5 - 8 PM

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Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

     Monthly Consultants' Meeting: 13 February 2014 at 7:00 p.m.

If you have a family history calling or are a high priest group leader, join us for training, inspiration, encouragement, and treats.

     Free Annual Family History Fair: 1 March 2014. 

Reserve the date for the center's biggest and best annual opportunity to update your family history skills in this all-day event with free lunch. This year's theme is "Me and My Tree—Family History for Everyone." Jeff Hawkins, product manager of FamilySearch Family Tree will give our keynote address. Other notable instructors include Tim Cross, product manager for FamilySearch; Brad Young, product manager of FamilySearch Photos and Stories; Todd Powell, manager of Family Tree mobile app; and Bruce Buzbee, president of RootsMagic. These and other experienced family history instructors will present over twenty classes this year, including a special course designed specifically for high priest group leaders and a track especially for youth. For those who attended in the past, we will be at a new venue this year, Mapleton North Stake Center, 475 North 1600 West (Highway 89), Mapleton, Utah.
Click here to see the 2014 Fair Poster
Click here for a map to the Mapleton North Stake Center
Click here to see 2014 class schedule & handouts
Click here to see Mapleton North Stake Center layout

Class Schedules

Check our class schedule for a current list of classes below. We have classes on many Sunday and Thursday nights. We also have classes on some weekdays during the daytime. Check back frequently for updated schedules as we add new classes. For class suggestions contact class coordinator Guy Black- lawutah@gmail.com

February 2014 Mapleton Family History Center Class Schedule


Date

Time

Class

Description

Teacher

Sunday

Feb 2nd

6:00 PM

Online Swedish Parish Records

Learn where to find and how to use online Swedish Parish Records, including Birth, Marriage, Death/Burial, Moving-In, Moving-Out, and Household Examination records. The class will cover basic Swedish terminology and teach you to conduct parish research and attach records to Family Tree even if you cannot speak Swedish.

Guy Black

Tuesday

Feb 4th

10:30 AM

Where Do I Begin?

If you don’t know where to start on your family history, this is the class for you. Receive guidance on how to begin.

Jim Baird

Thursday

Feb 6


NO CLASSES DUE TO ROOTSTECH. Center is open during its normal hours of operation



Sunday

Feb 9

6:00 PM

Finding Family

If your family tree is full and you think all the work has been done, think again. Join Mapleton Family History Center director, Charlie Coombs, and learn how to find relatives who need temple work even if you have a difficult, well-researched family tree.

Charlie Coombs

Tuesday

Feb 11

10:30 AM

LDS Immigration

Learn how immigration records specific for LDS members can help you build your Family Tree.

Jim Baird

Thursday

Feb 13

7:00 PM

Consultant Training

Training for Mapleton & Mapleton North Stake Family History Consultants, High Priest Group Leaders, and Center Staff

Charlie & Patti Coombs

Sunday

Feb 16

6:00 PM

What We Learned At RootsTech

If you missed RootsTech, join us as we share the new skills, tips, tricks, and news we discovered at RootsTech. If you attended RootsTech, join us to share the exciting treasures you unearthed during the conference.

Group Discussion

Tuesday

Feb 18

10:30 AM

FamilySearch Photos & Stories

Learn the process of adding photos and stories to your ancestors on Family Tree.

Jim Baird

Thursday

Feb 20

7:00 PM

20 Questions: Fine Points of Family History

Why is a date sometimes listed as 1710/1711? What does WFT EST 1826-1860 mean? What is Lady Day? What was the first day of the year in Virginia in 1750 (Hint: It was not 1 January)? What is an Ahnentafel numbering system? What full name corresponds to the nickname "Lemuel"? What is the modern equivalent of the 18th century occupation of "Waiter"? Have fun testing your genealogical knowledge of seemingly trivial, but often important, genealogical facts and standards.

Guy Black

Tuesday

Feb 25

10:30 AM

Attaching Sources to Family Tree

Learn the process of attaching a source to a person on Family Tree. This will help with editing and documenting events.

Jim Baird



March 2014 Mapleton Family History Center Class Schedule


Date Time

Class

Description

Teacher

Saturday

Mar 1

8:30 AM TO 3:00 PM

Annual Family History Fair

Reserve the date for the center's biggest and best annual opportunity to update your family history skills in this all-day event with free lunch. This year's theme is "Me and My Tree—Family History for Everyone." Jeff Hawkins, product manager of FamilySearch Family Tree will give our keynote address. Other notable instructors include Tim Cross, product manager for FamilySearch; Brad Young, product manager of FamilySearch Photos and Stories; Todd Powell, manager of Family Tree mobile app; and Bruce Buzbee, president of RootsMagic. These and other experienced family history instructors will present over twenty classes this year, including a special course designed specifically for high priest group leaders and a track especially for youth. For those who attended in the past, we will be at a new venue this year, Mapleton North Stake Center, 475 North 1600 West (Highway 89), Mapleton, Utah.

Many Talented Instructors

Thursday

Mar 6

7:00 PM

Consultant

Training

Training for Mapleton & Mapleton North Stake Family History Consultants, High Priest Group Leaders, and Center Staff

Charlie & Patti Coombs

Sunday

Mar 9

6:00 PM

Effective Use of the Steve Morse Website

An introduction to using this invaluable site with tools for finding immigration records, census records, vital records, and for dealing with calendars, maps, foreign alphabets, and numerous other applications.

Barbara J. Starkey

Thursday

Mar 13

7:00 PM

Writing a Family Story by Searching FamilySearch Historical Records

Learn how to analyze the documents on FamilySearch Historical records and use the information found to expand your knowledge of your ancestors and their life story. Case studies will be used to show how you can create an exciting life story.

Liz Snow

Sunday

Mar 16

6:00 PM

FamilySearch Family Tree Made Easy with RootsMagic 6

An overview by the president of RootsMagic on how to effectively use RootsMagic 6 to share data, sources, and notes with FamilySearch Family Tree. The class includes instruction on viewing and restoring changes on Family Tree.

Bruce Buzbee, president of RootsMagic

Thursday

Mar 20


7:00 PM

Using US Census Records

Learning to use US Census Records to aid in your family history research

Amberly Beck

Sunday

Mar 23


6:00 PM

Family History: 15 Minutes at a Time

You only have 15 minutes, but want to productively advance your family history. Learn how to make the most of limited time to make genealogical progress

Patti Coombs

April 2014 Mapleton Family History Center Class Schedule


Date Time

Class

Description

Teacher

Thursday

April 3

7:00 PM

Consultant Training

Training for Mapleton & Mapleton North Stake Family History Consultants, High Priest Group Leaders, and Center Staff

Charlie & Patti Coombs

Sunday

April 6


GENERAL CONFERENCE. No Classes.


Thursday

April 10

7:00 PM

Advanced Photos and Stories

In this class, our instructor covers more advanced topics relevant to Family Tree Photos and Stories, including adding metadata such as GPS coordinates to a photo, using optical character recognition to digitize stories, and enhancing photo through restoration. These and other useful tips, tricks, and advice will help you get the most out of Photos and Stories in Family Tree.

Kenneth Cox

Sunday

April 13

6:00 PM

Descendancy Research

If you are running into dead ends and brick walls researching your ancestors, maybe it is time to try a different approach. Finding your ancestors' descendants may help you expand your tree and find temple work. Come learn the techniques and tools of descendancy research.

Amberly Beck

Thursday

April 17

7:00 PM

Beginning Research in 19th-century England

Come learn how to start researching your English ancestors

Janice Scott

Sunday

April 20


EASTER. No classes

Sunday

April 27

6:00 PM

Youth and Family History

A class designed especially for youth. Details to be announced

Lisa Sommerfeldt


Miscellaneous Classes How to Use our Scanners at the FHC- (by appt. only) email Bob Snow for a Tuesday night appointment at bsnow@novell.com.

To be on a class notification email list email Guy Black at lawutah@gmail.com

For class suggestions email the class coordinator Liz Snow at blsnow99@gmail.com.

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.
(List additional collections you have such as the types of books and microfilm you have on indefinite loan; though you will not want to list every single item you have. Just give visitors to this page a general idea of your resources.)


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 17 personal computers and 2 laser printer-copier-scanners with Duplex scanning capability.
We have 2 Epson Perfection V500 photo, slide and document plate scanners.
We have a Millenniata M-Writer archival disc writer and discs available for purchase for $3 each.
We have readers & printers for both microfiche & microfilm research.
We have an extensive collection of microfiche and specific microfilms ordered by our patrons.
Call our phone number listed above to determine if we have a microfilm you are seeking.

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

(Include sections for any other services your center provides. Add additional sections for those services. See the Mesa and Logan FHC pages for examples.)


Resources in the Local Area

(This section is to highlight other resources in your area that will be helpful for individuals doing research there in your location, if there are any, such as government offices, historical societies, etc.)

Springville-Mapleton Pioneer Museum

175 South Main Street, springville, Utah 84663 (801)491-2076
http://www.springvillepioneermuseum.org/Springville_Pioneer_Museum/Welcome.html


Spanish Fork Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum

390 North Main Street, Spanish Fork, Utah 84660 (801)360-0117

Links

City of Mapleton
City of Springville
City of Spanish Fork
City of Provo
Utah County - Utah


Volunteer at the Center

We are always looking for volunteers to help staff our center. We welcome all enthusiatic family historians, regardless of experience or expertise. Even if you have no prior experience as a consultant, we can pair you with experienced consultants until you feel comfortable and trained in the consultant role.
We need consultants for any of our shifts, but have special needs during the day on Thursdays and on Tuesday afternoons. We would also like to open the center on Friday mornings in the future.