Fresno California West Family History Center

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The Fresno CA West Family History Center is one of four family history centers in the Fresno area, which are all in the Fresno Temple District.  The Family History Center is in the Stake Center right next to the temple.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location and Map:

Address:

  • 3375 W. Sierra Fresno, CA 93711 United States
  • Located at the corner of Sierra and Valentine, next to the Fresno Temple.
  • The entrance to the Family History Center is on the west side of the building toward the rear, with a sign marked "Family History Center".
  • Please ring the bell for admittance.
  • Language:English

Phone:

  • 1-559-431-4759

E-mail:

Open Hours:

Hours of operation may vary, please call in advance. Thank you.

  • Sunday by appointment
  • Tuesday: 10:30am-1:00pm and 6:30pm-9:00pm
  • Wednesday: 10:30am-1:00pm and 6:30pm-9:00pm
  • Thursday: 10:30am-1:00pm and 6:30-9:00pm
  • Saturday by appointment

Holiday Schedule:

Closed for most Holidays

The center will be closed during Thanksgiving and Christmas Holidays as follows:

November 20-27th and December 18th to January 2nd.

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events: 

Staff Training Meetings

Held once a month, usually on the 3rd Sunday starting in Jan. 2017 @ 5:30 pm in the FHC..

Open to all.

Center Resources

Collections

  • FamilySearch Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.
  • German Church Registers Index in 30 volumes.  List additional collections you have such as the types of books and microfilm you have on indefinite loan; though you will not want to list every single item you have. Just give visitors to this page a general idea of your resources.

Databases and Software

  • FHC Portal
  • Computers, printers, microfilm readers and printers, microfiche readers, slide scanner, photo scanner.

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

 

Resources in the Local Area

Fresno County Genealogical Society

FCGS meets on the 2nd Tuesday of the month in Feb-July, Sept and Nov. at 6:30 p.m. in the Woodward Park Library located at 944 E. Perrin (at Champlain).

P.O. Box 1429
Fresno, CA 93716
559-600-6230

San Joaquin Valley Heritage & Genealogy Center

Run by the FCGS on the second floor of the Fresno County Central Library.

2420 Mariposa Street
Fresno, CA 93721
559-600-6230

American Historical Society of Germans from Russia

3233 N. West Avenue
Fresno, CA 93705
559-229-8287

Other Family History Centers in the Fresno area:

Click here to locate the Family History Center nearest to you.

Links

Partner Access: Allows LDS members to create personal accounts for Ancestry.com, Findmypast.com, MyHeritage.com, and AmericanAncestors.org.

BYU Relative Finder: See how you are related to prophets, presidents, and friends! Visit us to learn how you are related to people living in Fresno West Stake.

Volunteer at the Center

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