Mission Viejo California Family History Center

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Revision as of 20:02, 27 November 2012

FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.
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The Mission Viejo Family History Center serves a major portion of South Orange County, California. All are welcome and our services are free.

Contents

Free Genealogy Classes

20 Sep 2012 - Basic Genealogy

11 Oct 2012Record Keeping

08 Nov 2012 - Family History Gifts 

10 Jan 2013 -  DNA 07 Feb 2013 -  Immigration

14 Mar 2013 -  England 11 Apr  2013 -  Germany 16 May 2013 - Conference Report 

06 Jun 2013 -  Planning a Research Trip

Sign Up: Call 949-582-0285 or email missionviejofhc@gmail.com

'CLASSES START AT '7:00 pm to 8:00 pm


Location & Map

Address: 27976 Marguerite Parkway, Mission Viejo, California.

  • Corner of Marguerite Parkway and Hillcrest. Enter at the rear of the building - left hand door.
  • Location on Map.

Center Contacts and Hours

Phone: 949-364-2742

E-mail: sedibble@cox.net

Hours:
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM and 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Saturday: 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM

2012 Closures

  • April 7 -- General Confeence
  • May 26 -- Memorial Day
  • July 4 -- Independence Day
  • August 14-28 -- Summer Vacation
  • September 1 -- Labor Day
  • October 6 -- General Conference
  • November 20-26 -- Thanksgiving Week
  • December 18- January 1 -- Christmas and New Years

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.This includes the following:
  1. Ancestry.com
  2. Fold 3.com
  3. HeritageQuest.com
  4. WorldVitalRecords.com
  5. FindMyPast.co.uk
  6. ThePaperTrail.org (A guide to Overland Pioneer Names and Documents
  7. HistoricMapWorks.com
  8. American Civil War Collection
  9. Access.NewspaperArchive.com
  10. Godfrey.org
  11. TheGenealogist.co.uk
  12. 19th Century British Newspapers Archive
  13. ArkivDigital (Swedish records=36 Million documents)

Hardware and Equipment

  • 9 Computers with Internet access
  • 7 Microfilm Readers
  • 2 Microfiche Readers
  • 1 Digital Imaging System
  • Microfilm and Microfiche Scanner
  • Flatbed Scanner

Center Services

  • Provide one on one research help and provide access to genealogical records through the Internet or microfilm loan program. 
  • Provide Training. (Offering free how to classes)
  • Assist in cleaning up data files.
  • Provide Service Opportunities for volunteers.
  • Visit the center any time during our open hours. We will be glad to acquaint you with our resources and equipment.