Salt Lake Millcreek 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.

Serving the Salt Lake Millcreek and Granite Park LDS Stakes in South Salt Lake area.

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Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map:

  • 4220 South Jeannine Dr (420 E), Salt Lake City, UT 84107

Phone: 801-264-4052

E-mail: FHC Director: Emerson & Colleen Cannon"

Open Hours:

  • Tuesday and Wednesday 1:00 to 9:00pm.
  • Training /Classes:Thursday: 2:00pm. - 9:00pm.
  • For an appointment, please contact the director in advance at 1 801-264-4052.

Holiday Schedule:

  • Closed for holidays and last two weeks of December.

Calendar and Events


Millcreek and Granite Park Stakes

Mark your calendar for 7 November 2015
We invite all: youth through great-great grandparents.
Discover what FamilySearch has to help you.
Turn your hearts to and connect with generations of your family.

  What: Keynote Speaker
           4 Tracks, each with 4 classes
           New / Next / Spanish / Youth
Where: Millcreek LDS Stake Center
           4220 S 420 E
When:  Saturday, 7 November 2015
           9:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Workshops and Training

Computer/Electronic Device Workshops

  • How to Do That Thingy on the Computer
  • How to Do That Thingy on the Smart Phone/Mobile Device
  • How to Do That Thingy on the Tablet, etc.

Thursdays 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Family Tree Workshops

  1. FamilySearch Family Tree (FS FT)
  2. Ancestry Family Tree (AFT)
  3. Legacy Family Tree (LFT)

Learn at your own pace and with your own family history goals.

Click on the link for some possible topics.

Thursdays 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Family History Consultant Training

(All consultants and priesthood leaders welcome.)

  • Thursdays 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Family History Classes 

See weekly topics in the Calendar.

  • Thursdays 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Topics for Previous Classes:

“Basic Training for Family Search” (1st Thursday of each month)
Hands-on instruction to access and use FamilySearch applications including FS Family Tree, FS Wiki, FS Record Search, Training and Tutorials, etc. Addressing the specific needs of the patrons.

“Synchronizing between FamilySearch, Legacy Family Tree, and Ancestry Family Trees”
How to use the amazing new features in free LDS accounts for to synchronize individuals and research between both our Ancestry Family Tree and FamilySearch Family Tree. This increases the power and efficiency of our work and helps us share the work with others more effectively.

“Adding Memories and Documents to Online Trees”
Review of scanning options at MFHC. How to add pictures, documents, letters, and other digital images to online family trees, as well as writing stories or transcriptions of such things as obituaries to document our ancestors’ lives. Touch on adding sources.

“Solving Family History Problems” (4th Thursday of each month)
We will help solve some of the problems submitted to us ahead of time. Some tricks and tips on how to avoid creating problems for yourself and those with whom you share your work.

“Adding Sources to Family Trees”
Review of how to add sources to FamilySearch Family Tree, Ancestry Trees and Legacy Family Tree and methods to share/synchronize between them. Best practices for sourcing and how to use sources to correct and expand research.

Topics for This Month's Classes:

November 12: “Basic Training for FamilySearch”
November 19: "Where Can I Learn That, and Then Do That"
November 26: Thanksgiving, MFHC Closed

Topics for Next Month's Classes:

December 3: “Basic Training for FamilySearch”
December 10: "How to Use Ancestry DNA Results to Grow My Tree"
December 17: "Solving Family History Problems"
December 24: Christmas Break, MFHC Closed
December 31: Christmas Break, MFHC Closed

Staff Meetings

TBA - 

Center Resources


  • FamilySearch Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.
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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.

Hardware and Equipment

  • PC computers with internet access
  • Wireless internet access for patron laptops, tablets, and mobile devices
  • Microfiche reader
  • Microfilm reader
  • Laser printers (5 cents per copy)
  • Scanner/Copier/Printer with Automatic Document Feeder and USB drive
  • Kodak Picture Saver Scanning System PS50
  • FlipPal portable scanner with built-in stitching software.

Center Services

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Staff Research Specialties

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Resources in the Local Area

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