Mapleton Utah Family History Center

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The '''Mapleton Utah Family History Center''' is here to serve all who have a desire to learn and further their Family Search and/or Family History research.
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=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
 
=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
  
'''Location &amp;&nbsp;Map:'''  
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'''Location and Map:'''  
  
#1215 N. 1000 W. Mapleton, Utah. (Enter on the Southwest corner of the building.)  
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'''Address:''' 1215 N. 1000 W. Mapleton, Utah. (Enter on the Southwest corner of the building.)  
#Google map link -- ''&nbsp;''[http://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&q=1215%20N%201000%20W%20Mapleton%20UT&um=1&biw=1014&bih=670&ie=UTF-8&sa=N&tab=il Mapleton Utah Family History Center]
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'''Phone:''' 801-489-2999
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::Google map link -- [http://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&q=1215%20N%201000%20W%20Mapleton%20UT&um=1&biw=1014&bih=670&ie=UTF-8&sa=N&tab=il Mapleton Utah Family History Center]
  
'''E-mail:''' [mailto:ut_mapleton@ldsmail.net ut_mapleton@ldsmail.net]<br>
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<br>'''Phone:''' 801-489-2999
  
'''Open Hours:''' Monday &amp; Fridays:&nbsp;10 AM to 1 PM<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1314244493370_629" />  
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<br>'''E-mail:''' [mailto:ut_mapleton@ldsmail.net ut_mapleton@ldsmail.net]
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Monday:&nbsp;10 AM to 1 PM<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1314244493370_629" />  
  
 
Tuesday, Wednesday &amp; Thursday:&nbsp; 10 AM to 4 PM &amp; 7 - 9 PM  
 
Tuesday, Wednesday &amp; Thursday:&nbsp; 10 AM to 4 PM &amp; 7 - 9 PM  
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Sunday:&nbsp; 5 - 8 PM  
 
Sunday:&nbsp; 5 - 8 PM  
  
'''Holiday Schedule:'''  
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<br>'''Holiday Schedule:''' Closed General Conference and Most Holidays  
 
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Closed General Conference and Most Holidays<br>
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=== Calendar and Events  ===
 
=== Calendar and Events  ===
  
==== Upcoming Events ====
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'''Upcoming Events'''
  
==== Class Schedule  ====
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&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;'''Family Fun Night- Friday May 10, 2013 at 6PM - 8PM'''
  
'''FALL 2011 CLASS SCHEDULE'''
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<br> '''Thursday, Sept. 8th - 7 PM Internet Search Engines and Search Limiters'''  
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=== '''Class Schedules''' ===
  
:The internet is wonderful for finding family history records…if you can actually sort and find what you need.
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Check our class schedule for a current list of classes on the link below. We have classes every Sunday and Thursday Night. We also have classes on the weekdays during the daytime. For class suggestions contact class coordinator Liz Snow - blsnow99@gmail.com
  
'''Sunday, Sept. 11th - 5:30PM Overview of New FamilySearch'''
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:The first part of the class will be a quick refresher for those who need to get going again after the summer. Individual help available after.
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::[[Mapleton, Utah Classes 2013|'''2013 Classes''']]<br> <br>
  
'''Thursday, Sept.15th - 7 PM Preparing Names for Temple Work'''
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:Class will discuss procedures and policies for clearing names and how to prepare FOR's to take to the temple.
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=== Center Resources  ===
  
'''Sunday, Sept.18th - 5:30 PM Dropbox and Backing Up Data'''
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==== Collections  ====
  
:Backing up family history data is critical. Come learn different methods to back up your information-- before it is too late!
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:[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''Family History Library Catalog:'''] This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
  
'''Sunday, Sept. 18th - 6:30PM Personal Research Toolbox'''  
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:Simple way to track the websites you use. Store your toolbox in the cloud or on a jump drive.
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:'''NOTE:''' There will be a “refreshment break” between these two classes. These classes are set up to be a foundation that can be built on in other classes that will follow. These are separate classes, but the “toolbox” class will also discuss Dropbox.
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'''Thursday, Sept. 22nd - 7 PM FamilySearch.org--Records'''
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:Millions of records have been added to FamilySearch.org. Come learn how to effectively search for the information you need.
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'''Sunday, Sept 25th - 5:30 PM FamilySearch.org—Beyond Record Search'''
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:Come learn to make use of Wiki, Library Catalog, Online Classes and Forums.
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'''Thursday, Sept. 29th - 7 PM How to Use Ancestry.com more Effectively'''
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:Learn to find what you want on Ancestry.com instead of looking through pages and pages of non-relevant records.
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'''October 2nd General Conference Family History Center Closed'''
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'''Sunday, Oct. 9th - 5:30 PM United States Census Records'''
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:Learn the best online sources for census records and how to use the information they contain.
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'''Thursday, Oct.13th - 7 PM State Census Records'''
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:State Census Records are an often overlooked resource that will help you fill in the gaps in your family records.
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'''Sunday,&nbsp;Oct.16th - 5:30 PM Online Digital Newspapers'''
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:Class will cover online digital newspapers—where to find them and how to search them.
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'''Thursday, Oct.20th - 7 PM Military Records'''
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:The only good thing about war is it creates a lot of records. There is a big push right now to digitize military records.
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'''Sunday, Oct.23rd - 5:30 PM Vital Records'''
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:Searching for online vital records and locating sources to obtain copies of non-digitized records.
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'''Thursday, Oct.27th - 7 PM Cemetery Records'''
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:Keys to finding out about a person’s life are often contained in the records of their death and burial.
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'''Sunday, Oct.30th - 5:30 PM LDS Ancestry--Part 1'''
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:Learn to effectively search LDS records. This class goes beyond the “Over the Plains Pioneer” ancestry.
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'''Sunday Nov.6th - 5:30 PM LDS Ancestry--Part 2'''
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:Continuation of class held on October 30th.
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'''Thursday, Nov.10th - 7 PM Bridges-- which one is for me?'''
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:Class will compare the programs Ancestral Quest, RootsMagic and Legacy. These programs all sync with NFS and have free versions available.
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'''Sunday, Nov.13th - 5:30 PM--Ancestral Quest'''
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:Basic overview of these programs with emphasis on getting started, data entry and syncing with New FamilySearch.
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'''Thursday, Nov.17th - 7 PM---RootsMagic'''
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'''Sunday, Nov.20th - 5:30 PM---Legacy'''
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Staff and Ward Family History Consultant Training: Oct. 6th and Nov.3rd @ 7 PM Staff Training Meetings
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=== Center Resources  ===
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==== Collections  ====
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:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''Family History Library Catalog:'''] This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
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:*''(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.)''
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==== Databases and Software  ====
 
==== Databases and Software  ====
  
:*[http://fhc.familysearch.org/ '''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. ''(Note to FHC: Not all FHCs have access to this portal. If you do not, you will want to remove this entire bullet. If you do have access to it, just remove this text in italics.)''
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:'''[[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  ====
 
==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
  
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:We have 16 personal computers and 3 laser printer-copier-scanners for internet indexing and research. Plus we have readers &amp; printers for both microfiche &amp; microfilm research.
  
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''(Include sections for any other services your center provides. Add additional sections for those services. See the [[Mesa Family History Center|Mesa]] and [[Logan Utah Family History Center|Logan]] FHC pages for examples.)''  
 
''(Include sections for any other services your center provides. Add additional sections for those services. See the [[Mesa Family History Center|Mesa]] and [[Logan Utah Family History Center|Logan]] FHC pages for examples.)''  
  
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=== Resources in the Local Area<br> ===
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=== 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.)''  
 
''(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.)''  
  
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=== Links  ===
 
=== Links  ===
  
''(Include links to other websites of interest to those who visit your center such as links to the city, county and state wiki pages where your center is located.)''
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::[[Mapleton, Utah|City of Mapleton]]
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::[[Springville, Utah|City of Springville]]
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::[[Spanish Fork, Utah|City of Spanish Fork]]
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::[[Provo, Utah|City of Provo]]
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::[[Utah County, Utah|Utah County - Utah]]
  
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=== Volunteer at the Center  ===
 
=== Volunteer at the Center  ===
  
 
''(Include information here about the volunteers you are looking for.)''
 
''(Include information here about the volunteers you are looking for.)''

Revision as of 22:48, 10 September 2013

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


The Mapleton Utah Family History Center is here to serve all who have a desire to learn and further their Family Search and/or Family History research.

Utahmapletonfhc.jpg

Contents

Center Contacts and Hours

Location and Map:

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

Google map link -- 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


Holiday Schedule: Closed General Conference and Most Holidays

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

     Family Fun Night- Friday May 10, 2013 at 6PM - 8PM


FamilyFunNightPoster.jpg

Class Schedules

Check our class schedule for a current list of classes on the link below. We have classes every Sunday and Thursday Night. We also have classes on the weekdays during the daytime. For class suggestions contact class coordinator Liz Snow - blsnow99@gmail.com


2013 Classes


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 16 personal computers and 3 laser printer-copier-scanners for internet indexing and research. Plus we have readers & printers for both microfiche & microfilm research.


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.)


Links

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


Volunteer at the Center

(Include information here about the volunteers you are looking for.)