Edgewood New Mexico Family History Center

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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.


Contacts and Hours

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Location Map:

Address: *18 Edgewood 7, Edgewood, New Mexico 87015, United States

  • Located about 1 block south of Walgreens
  • Park on south side.
  • Ring bell at upper left of double doors for Center access.
  • Handicapped parking and access.
  • Language:English

Phone: 1-505-281-5384

E-mail: edgewoodfhc@gmail.com

Open Hours:

  • Monday:  10:00am-1:00pm
  • Tuesday: 10:00am-3:00pm and 7:00pm-8:30pm
  • Wednesday: 10:00am-3:00pm and 7:00pm-8:30pm
  • Sunday: Closed

We occasionally close unexpectedly because of inclement weather or illness. Please call for information about unexpected alterations to our normal operation hours.



Calendar and Events

Classes for September:

Wednesday, September 21 at 10:30 am--"Common Family History Mistakes." We will go over the most common Family History mistakes that are made and learn how to avoid them

Classes for October:

Wednesday, October 5 at 10:30 am--"Using Military Records for Geneological Research." Excellent class on utilizing Military Records to find your Ancestors

Wednesday, October 19 at 10:30 am--"Researching Your Swedish Ancestors"


Center Resources

Collections

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  1. The Edgewood New Mexico Family History Center has a collection of microfilm and microfiche on indefinite loan from the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.
  2. This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.
  • 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. These websites include

                    19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archive
                    Access Newspaper Archive
                    Alexander Street Press - The American Civil War
                    Ancestry.com
                    ArkivDigital Online
                    Find My Past
                    Fold3.com Previously known as Footnote.com
                    Godfrey Memorial Library
                    Heritage Quest Online
                    Historic Map Works Library Edition
                    LegacyStories
                    Paper Trail
                    World Vital Records
                    MyHeritage

Hardware and Equipment

  • 5 Computers for Patron Use
  • 3 Microfilm/Microfiche Readers
  • Printer/Scanner


Center Services

What We Do:

  • Provide Research Help. We do not perform the research for patrons, but we answer questions and suggest possible sources.
  • Provide Training. See the class schedule above.
  • Assist in cleaning up data files.

Resources in the Local Area

New Mexico Archives and Libraries



Links


Volunteer at the Center

If you would like to volunteer at the Edgewood New Mexico Family History Center please email edgewoodfhc@q.com.