Puyallup Washington South Family History Center

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Revision as of 07:43, 9 September 2013

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


Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

Address: 13420 94th Ave E, Puyallup, WA 98373

Location on Map

Phone: 253-840-1673


Open Hours:

* Tuesday through Thursday 10am-4pm and 6pm-9pm

Holiday Closure Schedule

* Closed week of Thanksgiving [Nov 26, 27 and 28 of 2013]

* Closed December 24, 25, and 26 of 2013

* Closed Dec 31 of 2013, Jan 1 and 2 of 2014

What we do:

* We provide research help. We answer questions and suggest possible

sources. We do not do research or perform research services for patrons.

* Provide Service Opportunities for missionaries and volunteers.

* Tours and encouragement

* Coming Soon: Classes and training for patrons and volunteers

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events:

November 23, 2013 ~ 10 am to 4pm
Puyallup Family History and Genealogy Fair.jpg

* Community Family History & Genealogy Fair

International acclaimed Keynote Presenter

Beginner Classes

Family History Center Tours

One-on-One Consulting

No Registration

Class Schedule

Room 1
Room 2
Room 3
Room 4
How do I start?
Contacting Relatives
Online Resources
How do I start?
Writing History
U.S. Census
Staff available in Cultural Hall for one/one help
1:00 – 1:45
How do I start?
Contacting Relatives
Online Resources
2:00 – 2:45
Keynote Speaker: Cyndi Howell
3:00 – 3:45
How do I start?
Writing History
U.S. Census

Staff Training Meetings

Center Resources


  • Family History Library Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
  • An extensive collection of Germans from Russia films and books.
  • Some books and films for other countries as well as US states.
  • A large collection of microfiche.

Databases and Software

Puyallup South FHC
Premium Sites
The 19th Century British Library
Access Newspaper Archives
Alexander Street Press (American Civil War)
ArkivDigital Online
Find My Past
The Genealogists
Genline Family Finder
Godfrey Memorial Library
Heritage Quest Outline
Historic Map Works Library Edition
Paper Trail
World Vital Records
  • 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

Resources in the Local Area

Volunteer at the Family History Center


* Those who want to learn more (Service always teaches us the most)

* Experienced family historians (Your knowledge and skills have value to those in need)

* Family History Consultants and Missionaries


* Select one or more shifts

* Shifts are 10am-1pm; 1pm-4pm; 6pm-9pm on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays

* Current Needs are:Tues for 10-1 and 6-9; Wens 10-1 and 1-4


* Contact our center Co-Director, Jennifer Bryan at 253-840-1673 or by email for an Interview


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