Tulsa Oklahoma East Family History Center

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Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map:


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  • 12110 E Seventh St Tulsa, OK 74128 United States
  • Entrance to the center is located on the southwest corner of the building. If the doors are locked, press the button on the intercom box located next to the door. The entrance to the building is wheelchair accessible.


  • 1 918-437-5690


  • OK_TulsaEast@ldsmail.net

FHC Director:

  • Nancy Kay Blamires - 1 918-357-1458
  • Assistant Directors: Janice Thesenvitz

Open Hours:

  • Tues., Thur. 9:00am.-1:00pm. and 5:00pm.-8:00pm.
  • Sat: 2nd and 4th - 9:00am.-12:00pm.

Holiday Schedule:

  • Closed: Memorial Day Weekend
  • Thanksgiving Weekend
  • Christmas till January
  • In the event of severe weather the center will be closed. It is always a good idea to call ahead to be certain that someone is there.

Calendar and Events

2016 Family History Conference

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A joint event sponsored by the Tulsa Oklahoma East Stake and the Tulsa Oklahoma Stake.  For more information and to register, please visit Family History Day


1. There were be ASL interpreters available at the conference. Following registration, please contact Charlotte Ker (cker.terp@gmail.com) to discuss class choices.

2. Two scanning stations will be set up on-site to assist in digitizing family photos and documents.

Additional Educational Opportunities

Educational Opportunities are offered at the center.  Classes are open to anyone interested in attending at no charge.  There are four (4) computers available for use at the center.  However, you may wish to bring your own laptop or other mobile device as the availability of center computers depends on class size and/or patrons researching during that time.  Wifi is available.

Watch here for more upcoming classes.

The Tulsa Genealogy Society is offering a set of monthly classes for those just getting or started (or those of us who may wish to refresh skills).  These will be held from 10am - Noon at 2901 S. Harvard.  Dorothy Becknell is the class coordinator and any questions may be directed to her at dottieb1@swbell.net.

30 April 2016 -- Genealogy Toolbox -- What is a Genealogy Toolbox? What do you need to have in your Genealogy Toolbox? Why do you need a Genealogy Toolbox? -- Instructor -- Dorothy Becknell, TGS president

21 May 2016 -- CHURCH, CEMETERY AND VITAL RECORDS -- Where and how to find vital records; finding church records and cemeteries; clues that are available in each. -- Sue Tolbert, instructor

18 June 2016 -- IMMIGRATION, EMIGRATION AND NATURALIZATION RECORDS -- Explanation of each, useful websites, available helpful publications and indexes. -- Instructor to be announced

25 June 2016 -- USING MILITARY RECORDS AS A RESEARCH TOOL -- Review of American Wars, records unique to each, WWI and WWII Draft cards, types of pensions, DAR records, The Confederate Research Center in Hillsboro, which censuses can help.  -- Bill & Johanna Graham & Steve King, instructors

27 August 2016 -- LEAVING A LEGACY -- Unique ways of sharing your research with family members, publication hints, choice of numbering systems, indexing, proof reading, how to secure a copyright, acquiring a Library of Congress Catalog Card Number, suggestions for the design of your publication. -- Fredrea and Carrie Cook, Gregath Publishing Co., instructors

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To view or download handouts from the Celebrate Your Family History Event click here: Celebrate Your Family History

Staff Training Meetings

Center Resources


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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.
  • 4 computers for the use of patrons; a microfiche reader; several microfilm readers 

Staff Research Specialties

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Volunteer at the Center 

Resources in the Local Area

1. Tulsa Genealogical Society Tulsa, OK 74101-0585

The TGS Research Library Collection is now housed at NSU-BA located at 3100 South New Orleans (also known as East 101st Street) in Broken Arrow.  Hours can be accessed here: library.nsuok.edu/Admin/libhrs.html

Monthly meetings are now held at the Tulsa City County Literacy Outreach Center on the third Monday.  The Outreach Center is located at 2901 South Harvard (entrance & parking at the rear of the building; accessed from 29th street) in Tulsa, OK.  Hospitality begins at 6:00pm and the scheduled program for the evening begins at 6:30pm.  TGS Website: www.tulsagenealogy.org/

2.  Tulsa City County Library Genealogy Center (located in the Hardesty Regional Branch of the Library) 8316 E. 93rd ST
Tulsa, OK 74133
Phone: 918.549.7691

Kathy Huber

Monday through Thursday: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.



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Tulsa County, Oklahoma Genealogy

Native American Research in Oklahoma