Orem Utah Geneva Heights Family History Center

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The '''Orem Utah Geneva Heights Family History Center''' is sponsored and supported by the Aspen, Timpview, and Geneva Heights LDS Stakes and housed in the Geneva Heights Stake Center building.  
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=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
 
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'''Location &amp;&nbsp;Map:'''  
 
'''Location &amp;&nbsp;Map:'''  
  
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'''Address:''' 546 North 500 West, Orem, UT 84057
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*The Center is located in the southwest corner of the Orem Geneva Heights Stake Center and has ADA-compatible access.
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*See map to get to the [http://maps.google.com/maps?q=546+North+500+West,+Orem,+Ut&hl=en&ll=40.304976,-111.700423&spn=0.016184,0.044546&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=67.208178,182.460938&vpsrc=6&z=16 Geneva Heights Family History Center]
  
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'''Phone: (801) 222-0201'''  
  
'''Open Hours:'''  
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'''E-mail:'''&nbsp; [mailto:ut_oremutahgenevaheights@ldsmail.net ut_oremgenevaheights@ldsmail.net]<br>
  
'''Holiday Schedule:'''  
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<br> '''Open Hours:''' <br> '''Monday:''' 9:00AM - 3:00PM <br> '''Tuesday - Thursday:''' 9:00AM - 9:00PM <br> '''Friday:''' 9:00AM - 3:00PM; 6:00PM - 9:00PM<br> '''Saturday:''' Closed '''<br>2nd, 4th, &amp; 5th Sunday:''' &nbsp;6:00PM - 9:00PM
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<br> '''Holiday Schedule:&nbsp; '''We are closed on all recognized State and Federal Holidays.
  
 
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=== Calendar and Events  ===
 
=== Calendar and Events  ===
  
==== Upcoming Events ====
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==== Class Schedule: ====
  
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2nd Sunday @ 7:00PM:&nbsp; Ancestral Quest
  
==== Staff Training Meetings  ====
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4th Sunday @ 7:00PM:&nbsp; RootsMagic
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==== '''Staff Training Meetings:''' ====
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3rd Sunday of each month (except August and December) @ 7:00PM.&nbsp; All are invited, whether staff or not.
  
 
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=== Center Resources  ===
 
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==== Books<br>  ====
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Large variety of genealogical resource books such as:<br>
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*''A Genealogical Gazetteer of England'', compiled by Frank Smith<br>
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*''Genealogical Research in Ohio'', by Skip Perry
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*''Guide to Naturalization of the United States'' by Christina K. Shaefer<br>
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*''Handybook''<br>
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*''North American Genealogical Sources:&nbsp;Southern States'', compiled by Norman Edgar Wright, M.S.
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*''Phillimore Atlas and Index of Parish Registers''
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*''Tracing your Hispanic Heritage'' by George R. Ryskamp
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*''Source''<br>
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A few sets:<br>
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*''Annotated Record of Baptisms for the Dead''<br>
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*DUP:&nbsp;''Pioneer Women of Faith and Fortitude''
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*SUP:&nbsp;''Conquerors of the West: Stalwart Mormon Pioneers'', edited by Florence C. Youngberg
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*''Rhode Island Vital Records'' vol 3-13 compiled by Alden G. Beaman, Ph.D.<br>
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*''Rhode Island Genealogical Register''<br>
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*''Sweden's Little Places'', by Nell Bennett &amp;&nbsp;Beth Marlow
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==== Collections  ====
 
==== Collections  ====
  
 
:*[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.  
 
:*[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.  
:*''(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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:*<span style="font-style: italic;">The Center has approximately 450 films on permanent loan.</span>
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:*<span style="font-style: italic;">Several books, including those on early Utah pioneers, Nauvoo baptisms, and research guidelines are available.</span>
  
 
==== 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.
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==== FHL Films on Indefinite Loan  ====
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*We have films for Argentina, Chile, Denmark, Germany, Italy, Norway, Sweden, UK - Call to see if we have the film you need
  
 
==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
 
==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
  
:*''(Include the resources you have to help individuals do their research - computers, microfilm readers, printers, etc. )''
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*The center has two dedicated classrooms providing fifteen computers, each equipped with dual monitors.
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*Complete Internet access to premium sites through the Family History Portal.
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*Each of our classrooms has Internet connectivity and projection screens.
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*Patrons can either sign in with our computers or connect their own laptops to our Internet services.&nbsp; Wireless Internet is also available. &nbsp;&nbsp;
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*All FHC computers are equipped with the latest versions of personal management software, including Ancestral Quest, Legacy, and RootsMagic.
  
 
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=== Center Services ===
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=== Director Contact Information:&nbsp; ===
  
==== Staff Research Specialties  ====
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If you have special needs, wish to schedule group visits or classes, or cannot visit us during our regular hours, you may contact our director to make special appointments:
  
''(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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Bud Wood
  
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(801) 372-1804
 
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=== Resources in the Local Area<br>  ===
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''(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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[mailto:budwoodut@gmail.com budwoodut@gmail.com]
  
 
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=== Links  ===
 
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[http://UGAGenealogy.org ''Utah Genealogical Association'']
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[https://www.familysearch.org/ ''FamilySearch.org'']
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[http://new.familysearch.org FamilyTree&nbsp;@ FamilySearch.org (New.familysearch)]
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[[Main Page|FamilySearch Research Wiki]]
  
 
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=== Volunteer at the Center  ===
 
=== Volunteer at the Center  ===
  
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<span style="font-style: italic;">Whether LDS&nbsp;Church member or friends of another faith, we are always looking for qualified volunteers to staff our Center.&nbsp; Shifts are three hours in length:</span>
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*<span style="font-style: italic;">9:00AM - Noon</span>
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*<span style="font-style: italic;">Noon - 3:00PM</span>
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*<span style="font-style: italic;">3:00PM - 6:00PM</span>
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*<span style="font-style: italic;">6:00PM - 9:00PM</span>
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<span style="font-style: italic;" /><span style="font-style: italic;">If you are interested in serving with us, please contact our director either by phone or email as listed above.</span>
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[[Category:Utah Family History Centers]]

Revision as of 21:29, 16 August 2013

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


The Orem Utah Geneva Heights Family History Center is sponsored and supported by the Aspen, Timpview, and Geneva Heights LDS Stakes and housed in the Geneva Heights Stake Center building.

Utahgenevaheightsfhc.jpg

Contents

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

Address: 546 North 500 West, Orem, UT 84057

Phone: (801) 222-0201

E-mail:  ut_oremgenevaheights@ldsmail.net


Open Hours:
Monday: 9:00AM - 3:00PM
Tuesday - Thursday: 9:00AM - 9:00PM
Friday: 9:00AM - 3:00PM; 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Saturday: Closed
2nd, 4th, & 5th Sunday:
 6:00PM - 9:00PM


Holiday Schedule:  We are closed on all recognized State and Federal Holidays.



Calendar and Events

Class Schedule:

2nd Sunday @ 7:00PM:  Ancestral Quest

4th Sunday @ 7:00PM:  RootsMagic

Staff Training Meetings:

3rd Sunday of each month (except August and December) @ 7:00PM.  All are invited, whether staff or not.


Center Resources

Books

Large variety of genealogical resource books such as:

  • A Genealogical Gazetteer of England, compiled by Frank Smith
  • Genealogical Research in Ohio, by Skip Perry
  • Guide to Naturalization of the United States by Christina K. Shaefer
  • Handybook
  • North American Genealogical Sources: Southern States, compiled by Norman Edgar Wright, M.S.
  • Phillimore Atlas and Index of Parish Registers
  • Tracing your Hispanic Heritage by George R. Ryskamp
  • Source


A few sets:

  • Annotated Record of Baptisms for the Dead
  • DUP: Pioneer Women of Faith and Fortitude
  • SUP: Conquerors of the West: Stalwart Mormon Pioneers, edited by Florence C. Youngberg
  • Rhode Island Vital Records vol 3-13 compiled by Alden G. Beaman, Ph.D.
  • Rhode Island Genealogical Register
  • Sweden's Little Places, by Nell Bennett & Beth Marlow


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.
  • The Center has approximately 450 films on permanent loan.
  • Several books, including those on early Utah pioneers, Nauvoo baptisms, and research guidelines are available.

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.

FHL Films on Indefinite Loan

  • We have films for Argentina, Chile, Denmark, Germany, Italy, Norway, Sweden, UK - Call to see if we have the film you need

Hardware and Equipment

  • The center has two dedicated classrooms providing fifteen computers, each equipped with dual monitors.
  • Complete Internet access to premium sites through the Family History Portal.
  • Each of our classrooms has Internet connectivity and projection screens.
  • Patrons can either sign in with our computers or connect their own laptops to our Internet services.  Wireless Internet is also available.   
  • All FHC computers are equipped with the latest versions of personal management software, including Ancestral Quest, Legacy, and RootsMagic.

Director Contact Information: 

If you have special needs, wish to schedule group visits or classes, or cannot visit us during our regular hours, you may contact our director to make special appointments:

Bud Wood

(801) 372-1804

budwoodut@gmail.com


Links

Utah Genealogical Association

FamilySearch.org

FamilyTree @ FamilySearch.org (New.familysearch)

FamilySearch Research Wiki


Volunteer at the Center

Whether LDS Church member or friends of another faith, we are always looking for qualified volunteers to staff our Center.  Shifts are three hours in length:

  • 9:00AM - Noon
  • Noon - 3:00PM
  • 3:00PM - 6:00PM
  • 6:00PM - 9:00PM

If you are interested in serving with us, please contact our director either by phone or email as listed above.