Tooele Valley Utah Family History Center

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=== Calendar and Events  ===
 
=== Calendar and Events  ===
  
==== Upcoming Events&nbsp;&nbsp; Family History Fair&nbsp; "We Are Waiting"<br>  ====
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'''&nbsp;Family History Fair'''
  
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;'''Saturday November 10, 2010&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Teachers<br>'''  
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'''November 9, 2013&nbsp; '''
  
'''&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 8:20-12:20pm&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Dan Poffenburger&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Martin Pendley<br>'''  
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'''Tooele East Stake Center&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <br>'''
  
'''&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Tooele East Stake Center&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Bradley Marchant&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Carolyn Schofiled<br>'''
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'''&nbsp;751 North 520 East, Tooele, Utah&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; '''<br>  
  
'''&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 751 North 520 East Tooele, Utah&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Lynn Andersen'''<br>
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'''Classes:'''&nbsp;  
  
'''Classes:''' Finding info in historical records. Proven methods for finding your ancestor., LDS&nbsp;Records &amp; Indexing/Arbitratio., Getting the most out of the family history catalo., More on your Mormon lines. Swedish Records, 1801-Present British Descendenc. Family Search Communities and Collaboration. 3 hour course on family tree. Managing Documents and familysearch.org through the eyes of a professional.
 
  
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=== '''Class: Family Trees&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Teacher: Martin Pendley '''  ===
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Ron Ray: &nbsp;&nbsp; Census Records:&nbsp;Where some ancestors try to hide.&nbsp;
  
Aug 23 Adding and editing individuals <br>
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Newspapers:&nbsp;What is new about news
  
Aug 30 Editing family relationships
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Pat Jensen:&nbsp;Immigration/Emmigration
  
Sept 6 Using the source box
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Military Records<br>
  
Sept 13 Adding sources
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; LDS&nbsp;Church Records
  
Sept 20 Familysearch historical records
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There will also be classes for the youth and their leaders, Indexing, Arbitration and Family Trees
  
Sept 27 Searching unindexed records, tips and tricks
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Other teachers parrticipating:
  
OCt 4 Using familysearch online books
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Lynn Andersen, Dan Pofffenberger, and Lori and Jeff Montague
  
Oct 11 Improving skills using online classes and Wiki
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Oct 18 Other free web sites
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OCt 25 Subcription web sites <br><br>  
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=== Center Resources  ===
 
=== Center Resources  ===
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==== 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.&nbsp;  
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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.&nbsp;  
 
:*We also have Ancestry.com.
 
:*We also have Ancestry.com.
  
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''There is always at least one staff member per shift that is an expert in the following areas:''  
 
''There is always at least one staff member per shift that is an expert in the following areas:''  
  
new family search &amp; family trees<br>
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Family Trees
  
family search
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Familysearch.org
  
 
Ancestry.com  
 
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Google Research  
 
Google Research  
  
Free Research Websites  
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Free Research Websites<br>  
 
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The staff are receiving hands on training for family trees which will replace new famly search in the near future. Patrons are invited to come in for an introduction lesson.&nbsp;
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We always strive to have enough staff so that each patron who comes in can have one-on-one help.  
 
We always strive to have enough staff so that each patron who comes in can have one-on-one help.  

Revision as of 22:39, 23 May 2013

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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.



Contents

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  • Address: 751 North 520 East Tooele Utah 84074
  • The center is in the back of the Tooele East Stake Center
  • Location on Map

Phone: 435-882-1396

E-mail:

Open Hours:

  • Tuesday & Thursday: 10:00-4:00, 7:00-9:00
  • Wednesday & Friday: 10:00-4:00

Holiday Schedule:   Closed November 17- 24 Thanksgiving

                                Closed December 17- January 7 Christmas


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Calendar and Events

 Family History Fair

November 9, 2013 

Tooele East Stake Center                                    

 751 North 520 East, Tooele, Utah                        

Classes: 


Ron Ray:    Census Records: Where some ancestors try to hide. 

                  Newspapers: What is new about news

Pat Jensen: Immigration/Emmigration

                   Military Records

                   LDS Church Records

There will also be classes for the youth and their leaders, Indexing, Arbitration and Family Trees

Other teachers parrticipating:

Lynn Andersen, Dan Pofffenberger, and Lori and Jeff Montague


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.
  • This center has a small library of books that consists of biographies, genealogies, family histories, histories, maps, genealogical reference guides and vital records etc. Use link below to access a list of our books.
    http://sdrv.ms/VmP3aW

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. 
  • We also have Ancestry.com.

Hardware and Equipment

  • We have 12 Lenovo ThinkCentre all in one computers. A digital film reader that prints the documents but can also save the document to a flash drive or cd and four other film readers and one microfiche.

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Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

There is always at least one staff member per shift that is an expert in the following areas:

Family Trees

Familysearch.org

Ancestry.com

Record Management Programs

Google Research

Free Research Websites

We always strive to have enough staff so that each patron who comes in can have one-on-one help.


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Volunteer at the Center

The center is always looking for volunteers. The shifts are 3 hours long. 10:00-1:00, 1:00-4:00 and two hour shifts in the evenings 7:00-9:00pm. You can choose the shift. It is not necessary to be an expert in family history.