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


    The O'Fallon, Illinois Family History Center serves the towns of O'Fallon, Shiloh, Belleville, Fairview Heights, Glen Carbon, Edwardsville, and many more in the surrounding counties of St. Clair, Madison, and Randolph. 

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    Center Contacts and Hours

    Location & Map:

         255 Fairwood Hills Drive

         O'Fallon, IL  62269

         maps.google.com/maps    


    E-mail:  il_ofallon@ldsmail.net


    Open Hours: 9:00 am to 3:00 pm  and  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday; Saturday 10:00 am to 2:00 pm 

    Holiday Schedule: Closed Thanksgiving week and 2 weeks during the Christmas holidays.

    Calendar and Events

    Upcoming Events

    Class Schedule

    Staff Training Meetings

    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.
    • Small collection of research aids, resources, and genealogical books are shelved in this center. This includes The Compendium of American Genealogy, St. Clair Co. Marriages 1775-1905, various cemetery records, and other resources from St. Clair Co. as well as resources from other counties in Illinois, and other states.
    • A large microfiche collection, organized into two categories: locality & surname.  This collection includes many research aids as well as records from England, Germany, and various US states.
    • There is also an extensive microfilm collection, again organized into locality & surname categories. There are quite a few German Church Records and local Illinois records on microfilm. We have Clinton County Marriages, Naturalizations, Births, Deaths and Wills; St. Clair County Naturalizations; and various other records from other counties and states.

    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

    • Eight computer stations for research are available to the patron. Two printers, a copy machine, and a film/fiche reader/printer are also at the patron's disposal.

    Center Services

    Staff Research Specialties

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    Resources in the Local Area

    The Belleville Public Library houses a genealogy collection.  They have microfilm of Belleville and East Saint Louis newspapers, and an index to the obituaries from the newspapers.

    Links

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