Provo Utah Grandview East Family History Center

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:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''Family History Library Catalog:'''] You can order films and fiche from the Family History Library in Salt Lake
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:*Approximately 350 rolls of microfilm on extended loan. 60+ books, a large number of microfiche, maps and numerous other genealogical research aids.
 
:*Approximately 350 rolls of microfilm on extended loan. 60+ books, a large number of microfiche, maps and numerous other genealogical research aids.
  
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:*'''[[FHC Portal]]''' You can access the Family History Center Portal at our center. This portal provides free access to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.
 
:*'''[[FHC Portal]]''' You can access the Family History Center Portal at our center. This portal provides free access to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.
  
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| [https://books.familysearch.org/primo_library/libweb/action/search.do?vid=FHD_PUBLIC/ Family History Books]  
 
| [https://books.familysearch.org/primo_library/libweb/action/search.do?vid=FHD_PUBLIC/ Family History Books]  
 
| Digitized family history publications from various family history libraries
 
| Digitized family history publications from various family history libraries
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| [https://fhc.familysearch.org/ Family History Center Services Portal]
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| Provides access to premium family history web sites for those at the family history center
 
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==== Early Church Members  ====
 
==== Early Church Members  ====
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! What you will find
 
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| [http://history.lds.org/overlandtravels/home/ Mormon pioneer overland travel]  
 
| [http://history.lds.org/overlandtravels/home/ Mormon pioneer overland travel]  
 
| Pioneer names, companies, journals, and other information about the pioneer migration to Salt Lake Valley between 1847 and 1868
 
| Pioneer names, companies, journals, and other information about the pioneer migration to Salt Lake Valley between 1847 and 1868
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| [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/aboutWesternStates.cfm Western States Marriage records index]
 
| Index of nearly 1 million marriage records extracted from the 12 western states
 
 
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| [https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Provo,_Utah Provo, Utah Research]  
 
| [https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Provo,_Utah Provo, Utah Research]  
 
| Research wiki page for Provo, Utah
 
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| [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/index.cfm BYU Idaho Special Collections]
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| Among other things, contains marriage records for western states
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| [http://www.archives.utah.gov/research/indexes/20842.htm Utah death records]
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| Official death records from the State of Utah
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| [http://www.ancestryinstitution.com Ancestry.com for the FHC]
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| Use this link if you are working in the Family History Center
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| [http://www.ancestry.com Ancestry.com for personal accounts]
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| Use this link if you have a personal Ancestry account
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| [http://www.findagrave.com/ Find a grave]
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| Millions of cemetery records
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| [http://www.billiongraves.com/ Billion Graves]
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Revision as of 03:39, 29 January 2014

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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Contents

Welcome

'Welcome 'to our Family History Center, sponsored by:

  • The Provo Utah Grandview Stake
  • The Provo Utah Grandview East Stake
  • The Provo Utah Grandview South Stake

Center Contacts and Hours

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Location & Map:

Phone: 801-370-6754

E-mail: UT_ProvoGrandviewEast@LDSmail.net

Hours:

  • Tuesdays: 10am until 9pm
  • Wednesdays: 6pm until 9pm
  • Thursdays: 10am until 9pm

Holidays:

  • Closed during July
  • Closed from Thanksgiving until the New Year.


Center Resources

Hardware and Equipment

  • 15 Computers
  • 3 Micro-film readers
  • 3 Micro-fiche readers
  • 2 Printers
  • 1 Copier


Links

FamilySearch Links

Link What you will find
FamilySearch Family Tree; Photos, stories, documents; Search historical documents; Prepare names for temple ordinances
Familysearch Catalog   Catalog Beta Search for books and films at the family history library
FamilySearch Blog News and information about features; achievements; tips;
Familysearch Wiki Research articles help with family history;
FamilySearch Partner Products Other products that work with FamilySearch
Familysearch Indexing Indexing overview; Projects; Help
Family History Books Digitized family history publications from various family history libraries
Family History Center Services Portal Provides access to premium family history web sites for those at the family history center

FamilySearch libraries nearby

Link What you will find
Utah South Area Family History Training Center Resources and classes available at the Orem FamilySearch Center
Riverton FamilySearch Library Resources available at the Riverton FamilySearch Library
BYU Family History Library Resources available at the BYU library

Early Church Members

Link What you will find
Mormon pioneer overland travel Pioneer names, companies, journals, and other information about the pioneer migration to Salt Lake Valley between 1847 and 1868
Pioneer migration from Europe Pioneer names, ages, origins, ports of departure and arrival 1840-1932
The Winter Quarters Project Pioneer biographies, deaths, settlements and other information about the saints in Southwestern Iowa, 1846-1853
Early Latter-day Saints Information about early members of the Church

Research guidance for Provo and surrounding area

Link What you will find
Utah State Research Research wiki page for the state of Utah
Utah County Research Research wiki page for Utah county
Provo, Utah Research Research wiki page for Provo, Utah

Useful data repositories

Link What you will find
BYU Idaho Special Collections Among other things, contains marriage records for western states
Utah death records Official death records from the State of Utah
Ancestry.com for the FHC Use this link if you are working in the Family History Center
Ancestry.com for personal accounts Use this link if you have a personal Ancestry account
Find a grave Millions of cemetery records
Billion Graves Cemetery and headstone records