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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.


Anyone is welcome to visit our center.  We specifically serve four Pleasant Grove LDS stakes:  Grove Creek, Timpanogos, Garden and Pleasant Grove. Our director is Rayanne Melick who can be reached at 1-801-796-8805 (or rayannemelick@gmail.com) for tours or special appointments.

Location & Map:

  • Address: 1176 N 730 E, PLEASANT GROVE, UTAH 84062
  • Enter through Southwest entrance. The Family History Center is the second door to the left.  If the outside door is locked, knock on the far west window to alert the consultant you are there.
  • Location on Map

Phone: 801-796-4511

E-mail: pleasantgrovegrovecreekfhc@gmail.com

Special Note for Groups:

  • We request that reservations be made for groups so that we may have adequate staffing. Please call to reserve and leave a message if you are calling outside of regular hours. We will return your call promptly. Laptops are welcome and encouraged in our center.

Open Hours:

  • Tuesday-Thursday: 9:00 am-Noon and 6:00 pm-9:00 pm
  • Sunday: 6:00 pm-9:00 pm

Holiday Schedule:


Contents

Calendar and Events

Thursday Night Classes

September 2013

September 12th: "What's New on Family Search and Family Tree?" Search, Photos and Stories

September 19th: "What's New on Family Search and Family Tree?" part 2

September 26th: "What's New on Family Search and Family Tree?" part 3

The center is open 6-9 pm. Classes start at 7 pm and run for about an hour.

All ages and skill levels welcome.
1176 N. 730 E., Pleasant Grove
Please bring a laptop if available.

Center Resources

Collections

     Purposes of Center Resources:

        1. Provide Family History Consultation to local members, other local  residents, and more distant

            individuals and organizations.

         2. Provide a means to order and to read fiche and microfilm from the Family History Library.

         3. Support members in compiling their 4 generation pedigrees.

         4. Support members who choose to research their families beyond 4 generations.

         5. Provide support, materials and guides to local sources foir writing stories (histories) of pioneers                 and other local people.

         6. Support and coordinate indexing of local family history records.

         7. Cooperate with other local record keeping, historical and lineage organizations


  • Family History Library Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
  • Catalog of holdings of the Center
  • Books - 1. General genealogic textbooks
  •             2. Reference books - Gazetteers, dictionaries
  •             3. Genealogic data sources - Black's book on Nauvoo people
  •             4. Indexes - Index to people in the Pleasant Grove Review
  • Fiche - General topics as supplied by the FHL
  • Microfilm
  •             1. Pleasant Grove Burials.
  •             2. Early Pleasant Grove LDS Membership Records.
  •             3. Micro-film copies of early Pleasant Grove newpaper - Pleasant Grove Review.
  •             4. Burials and early LDS Memberhip records for nearby areas of Northern Utah County.
  •             5. Scattered records for other places in Utah.
  •             6. A few records for other US states.
  •             7. International films depend on the interests of patrons. Some examples are from                            Germany, Switzerland and Italy (click here for list of films on permanent loan)

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.
  • Personal Family History Programs
  •   1. Rootsmagic
  •   2. Legacy
  •   3. Anccestral Quest
  •   4. PAF
  •   5. Family Insight
  •   6. No Mac programs are in the center
  • Maps
  • Misc
  • Personal 

Hardware and Equipment

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.

8 computers :
4 microfilm readers :
2 fiche readers : 
2 bw printers, one with scanning capability [note: we do not have the ability to print from microfilm or microfiche, however you can bring a digital camera] 


Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

Staff includes individuals who have expertize in German research and computer internet research techniques. Local volunteers are also available with expertize in Italian and Scandinavian research.



Resources in the Local Area

Ability to interface with local DUP Camps.


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