Morristown New Jersey 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.

Morristown NJ Stake Center (location of our Family History Center)

Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map: Map of our location.

Address: 283 James St., Morris Township, NJ 07960

  • (use Morristown for your GPS) United States. (This is not a mailing address.)
  • From the parking lot, our entrance is located at the northwest double-doors of the church.

Language: English

Phone: 973-539-5362 (Please call during our open hours, below.)


Open Hours:

  • Wednesdays: 10:00am - 6:00pm
  • Saturdays: 9:00am - 12:00 noon (open only on the 1st & 3rd Saturdays); NO Saturday sessions during July & August.

Holiday Schedule (for the detailed schedule click here):

  • Closed July 4th
  • Closed Labor Day weekend
  • Closed Thanksgiving Day week
  • Closed for the last two weeks of December
  • We are also closed for bad weather. Please call before visiting.

Center Resources


  • FamilySearch Catalog: This center has the ability to receive films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog, as long as the items are not restricted or otherwise not available for circulation to a Family History Center.
  • We also have 550+ microfilms and 1700+ sets of microfiche on indefinite loan.

Databases and Software

  • FHC Portal The center has access to the Family History Center Portal. It provides free access to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions. For example, patrons have free access to, Find My Past, (Footnote), Godfrey Memorial Library, Heritage Quest, World Vital Records, etc.

Hardware and Equipment

  • We have 6 computers with Internet access.
  • We also have a Canon digital imaging system for printing copies of film or fiche images (or saving images to a flashdrive).
  • We have 2 network printers, one of which is also a document scanner/copier.

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