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''(Add a brief paragraph about your center here and the area it serves. Information in italics below is guidance for you and should be deleted as you fill out the page. Remove italics from other text by selecting the text and clicking the "I"&nbsp;box in the Toolbar above.)''<br> [[Image:Utahfillmorefhc.JPG|right|300px|Utahfillmorefhc.JPG]]  
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[[Image:2016 Fillmore Ut FHC.JPG|300px|right| Fillmore Utah FHC]]  
  
 
=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
 
=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
  
'''Location Map:'''  
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'''Location Map: '''[https://www.google.com/maps/place/The+Church+of+Jesus+Christ+of+Latter-day+Saints/@38.9678961,-112.3311567,17z/data=!4m2!3m1!1s0x0:0xd1a0534ac4a748e6 Location Map]
  
:*[https://www.google.com/maps/preview/place/25+W+300+S+St,+Fillmore,+UT+84631/@38.9623469,-112.3243592,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x874b5c7d82fd192f:0x6e09c585d8d3e0e Location Map]
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'''Address:'''25 South 300 West, Fillmore, Utah 84631
  
'''Address:'''
 
 
:*25 South 300 West, &nbsp; Fillmore, Utah 94631 United States
 
 
:*Entrance is on the south side of the building.
 
:*Entrance is on the south side of the building.
  
'''Phone: ''' 1-435-743-6614, ext. 3  
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'''Phone: '''(435) 743-6614, ext. 3  
  
'''E-mail:'''[mailto:UT_Fillmore@ldsmail.net UT_Fillmore@ldsmail.net]fillmorefhc@gmail.com
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'''E-mail: '''[mailto:UT_Fillmore@ldsmail.net UT_Fillmore@ldsmail.net]&nbsp;
  
'''FHC Director:''' Tafta Watson - 1 435-743-5787
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'''FHC Director: '''Peggy Christensen - (435) 253-2302
  
:*Assistant Directors: Tamara Kimball
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:*Assistant Director: Carol Whitaker
  
'''Open Hours: NOTE: March 20, 2014 Fillmore FHC will be <u>closed for remodeling</u> until further notice. However, we will be OPEN FOR CLASSES and USER'S GROUPS. The location will be posted on the FHC door.'''  
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'''Open Hours: '''  
  
 
:*'''Monday: - Closed.'''  
 
:*'''Monday: - Closed.'''  
:*Tuesday: 10:00am. - 9:00pm.  
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:*'''Tuesday: '''10:00am. - 4:00pm, 7:00 - 9:00pm.  
:*Wednesday: 10:00am. - 9:00pm.  
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:*'''Wednesday: '''10:00am. - 4:00pm, 7:00pm - 9:00pm.  
:*Thursday: 1:00am. - 9:00pm.  
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:*'''Thursday: '''10:00am - 4:00pm, 7:00 - 9:00pm.  
 
:*'''Friday and Saturday - Closed.'''  
 
:*'''Friday and Saturday - Closed.'''  
:*Sunday: 10:15am. - 11:00am. and 12:15pm. - 1:00pm.
 
  
'''Holiday Schedule:'''  
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:*'''Holiday Schedule: '''
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'''Closed the week of Thanksgiving, the week of Christmas until January 2 or the Tuesday after New Year's Day. '''
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=== Message from the Director  ===
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*The Open House was a great Success.  We hope that everyone in the community feels welcome to come and visit our Family History Center and Our Family Legacy Center.
 +
 
 +
=== Family Tree  ===
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 +
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Family Tree is a new way to work together to do genealogy. The information that is stored in Family Tree is similar to what is in new.familysearch.org, but there are some differences that are intended to help Family Tree become the most accurate representation of an ancestral line.
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=== Family Tree  ===
 +
 
 +
*[https://familysearch.org/tree/ FamilySearch Family Tree]
 +
 
 +
==== Family Tree Training  ====
 +
 
 +
*[https://familysearch.org/tree-training Family Tree Training]
 +
 
 +
==== Introduction to FamilySearch Tree:  ====
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*[http://ldschurch1.adobeconnect.com/p6j1unuib6x/ FamilySearch Tree Webinar]
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=== FREE Online Genealogy Forms and Training  ===
  
:*'''Closed all National Holidays, the week of Thanksgiving, the Monday before Christmas until January 2 or the Sunday after New Year's Day.'''
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=== Online Forms  ===
  
=== Calendar and Events  ===
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:*[https://www.lds.org/bc/content/shared/content/images/gospel-library/manual/31384/31384_000_044_01-pedigree.pdf Pedigree Chart]
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:*[http://www.byub.org/ancestors/charts/ Blank Pedigree Chart, Family Group Record, etc]
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:*[[United States Census Forms]]
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:*[[Spanish Genealogical Forms]]
  
==== Upcoming Events ====
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=== Temple and Family History Consultant Training ===
  
==== Staff Training Meetings  ====
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*[https://www.lds.org/callings/temple-and-family-history/family-history-consultants?lang=eng&cid=rd:fhd:fhconsultant Temple and Family History Consultant Training]
  
&nbsp; &nbsp;3rd Sunday of most months, 5:00 pm, Aaronic Priesthood Room at the Stake House
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=== Online Research Training Videos  ===
  
<br>
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:*[https://www.familysearch.org/learningcenter/home.html Learning Center Home Page and Index of all Research Training Videos]
  
==== '''<span style="line-height: 1.5em;">2014 </span>'''''<span style="line-height: 1.5em;">Family History Classes. &nbsp;All Classes will be at the Fillmore Family History Center</span>''  ====
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=== How to research the following countries ===  
  
If you have questions, call Sandra Jarvis &nbsp;801-709-7261
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*England and UK Research
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**[https://www.familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/england-beginning-research-series-lesson-1-getting-started/365 Getting Started]
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:**[https://www.familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/england-beginning-research-series-lesson-2-understanding-census-records/366 Understand Census Records]
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:*[https://www.familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/scandinavian-research/127 Scandinavian Research]
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:*German Research
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:**[https://www.familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/germany-beginning-research-series-lesson-1-getting-started/261 Germany Beginning Research Series]
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:**[https://www.familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/germany-beginning-research-series-lesson-1-getting-started/261 Beginning Research - Lesson 1]
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:**[https://www.familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/germany-beginning-research-series-lesson-2-learn-about-historical-background/262 Beginning Research - Lesson 2]
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:*German from Russia Website: [http://www.ahsgr.org http://www.ahsgr.org ]
  
<br>'''Jan 14 Tues''' 1:00 and 7:00&nbsp;'''"Organizing Your Family History Papers"'''
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:*Ireland Research
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:**[https://www.familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/ireland-beginning-research-series-church-records/137 Church Records]
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:**[https://www.familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/ireland-beginning-research-series-civil-registration/138 Civil Registration]
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:*Italian Research
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:**[https://www.familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?fq=place%3A%22Italy%22 Italian Research Training Videos]
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:**[https://www.familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/basic-italian-research/246 Basic Italian Research]
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:*United States
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:**[https://www.familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?fq=place%3A%22United%20States%22 United States Research Training Videos]
  
&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Presenter: Sandra Raymond Jarvis
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=== FamilySearch Classes and Webinars listed by Localities: ===
  
'''Jan 21 Tues''' 7:00 pm&nbsp;'''"Using Hand Held Devices for Family History"'''
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* [https://familysearch.org/wiki/en/Family_History_Library_Classes_and_Webinars#Upcoming_Classes_and_Webinars Upcoming Classes and Webinars]
  
&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Presenter: Sherry Paxton &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;For All Audiences
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=== Basic Family History Training Videos  ===
  
<br>'''Feb 13''' Thurs 1:00 pm and 7:00 pm'''&nbsp;"Introduction to FamilySearch"'''
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:*<u>'''5 Minute Genealogy Videos Series'''</u>. This video series is all about helping you quickly discover your family history. Each episode will guide you through basic research principles that will help you have success finding your ancestors.
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:**[https://www.familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/5-minute-genealogy-episode-19-get-help-in-person/470 Getting help at a Family History Center]
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:**[http://broadcast.lds.org/elearning/fhd/Community/en/FamilySearch/5Minute/index.html?bcpid=1125699851001&bckey=AQ~~,AAAAsMO7iuE~,0a6boL_aMzTJOsGRProGiwOzxa5j5EAh&bclid=954918779001&bctid=1332060445001 5 Minute Genealogy Videos Series]
  
&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Presenter: Carma Swallow&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;For Beginners
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=== Calendar and Events  ===
  
'''<span style="line-height: 1.5em;">Feb 18</span>'''<span style="line-height: 1.5em;"> Tues 1:00 pm and 7:00 pm&nbsp;</span>'''<span style="line-height: 1.5em;">"Brand New FamilySearch Indexing"</span>'''
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=== Upcoming Events  ===
  
&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Presenter: Loreta Whicker&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;For All
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No future events are scheduled at this time.
  
<br>
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=== Staff In-service Meetings  ===
  
'''Mar 4''' Tues 1:00 pm and 7:00 pm&nbsp;'''"Digitizing Photos"'''
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3rd Sunday of most months, 5:15 pm, Family History Center.<br>
  
&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Presenter: Mary Anderson&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; For Beginners/Intermediates
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=== 2016 March Family Legacy Open House ===
  
'''Mar 25''' Tues 11:00 am and 7:00 pm&nbsp; '''"Beginning FamilySearch Series"'''
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=== When: March 12th, 2016 ===
  
&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Presenter: Melanie Davies &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;For Beginners
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Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  
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Place: LDS Stake Center, 25 S. 300 West, Fillmore Utah
  
<br>
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Come Celebrate our families, both immediate and ancestral, and come celebrate the cultural heritage of our community. There will be food, music, family activities, rides in a model T-Ford and other old vehicles. There will be games, family photo taking and video recordings you can take home with you. All community members are welcome. This is a nondenominational community affair.
  
'''Apr 1''' Tues 1:00 pm and 7:00 pm '''"Digitizing Documents"''' &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;
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Come see the newly remodeled Fillmore Utah Family History Center and Legacy Center.
  
&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Presenter: Mary Anderson &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; For Beginners/Intermediates
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Try your hand at such online activites as FamilySearch, Indexing, Relative Finder, Rootsmapper, and other fun online family games.
  
'''Apr 8''' Tues 1:00 pm and 7:00 pm&nbsp;'''"FamilySearch SEARCH"'''
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Cost: FREE!
  
&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Presenter: Karen Henrie &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; For Intermediate/Advanced<br>
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For more information, call Sandra Jarvis at 801-709-6271, or the family history center at 435-743-6614 ext 3
  
'''Apr 29''' Tues 7:00 pm '''"Puzzilla: The Solution For Finding Your Ancestors' Descendants!"'''<br>
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=== 2015 Family History Classes ===
  
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; When you can't find those persons who need their temple work done, give Puzzilla a try.<br>
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'''(view a sample of what has been presented in the past)'''
  
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Presenter: Tafta Watson&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Audience: All  
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All Classes will be at the Fillmore Family History Center.
  
<br>
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If you have questions, call Sandra Jarvis (801) 709-7261
  
'''May 6''' Tues 1:00 pm and 7:00 pm '''"What A Family History Center Can Do For Me"'''  
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'''MAY'''  
  
&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Presenter: Ron Tibbitts &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Audience: All
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:*'''Where Can I Go For Help?'''
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:**Presenter: Tafta Watson 
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:**Tuesday May 12th
 +
:**Attend the class at 1:00 pm or 7:00 pm<br>
  
'''May 20''' Tues 1:00 pm and 7:00 pm'''"FamilySearch SEARCH Part 2"'''
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:*'''Finding Your Cousins''', in response to Pres Monroe's challenge given at the April Stake conference
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:**Presenter: Sandra Raymond Jarvis 
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:**Thursday May 14th;
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:**Attend the class at 1:00 pm or 7:00 pm
  
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Presenter: Karen Henrie&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; For Intermediate/Advanced
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'''JUNE'''
  
<br>
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:*'''Finding Your Cousins Using Census Records'''
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:**Presenter: Carl Aldrich &nbsp;Tuesday June 9th
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:**Attend the class at 1:00 pm or 7:00 pm
  
'''Jun 10''' Tues 1:00 pm and 7:00 pm'''"<u>Stories That Bind Us</u>"'''
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:*'''GIMP a free image software'''. Use GIMP to edit, or enhance your photos making them ready to upload to FamilySearch.
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:**Presenter: Karen Richardson
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:**Tuesday June 16th
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:**Attend the class at 1:00 pm or 7:00 pm
  
&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Presenter: Ron Tibbetts &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Audience: All
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'''JULY'''
  
'''Jun 17''' Tues 1:00 pm and 7:00 pm '''"FamilySearch Family Tree Sourcing"''' &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;
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:*'''Using FamilySeach and Ancestry.com Together'''Have you signed up for Ancestry.com? Now you can exchange sources as well as events, dates, places and people in your tree. Come enjoy the excitement of the latest in family history.
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:**Presenters: Elder Mullen and Elder Stainback
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:**Tuesday July 7th
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:**Attend the class at 1:00 pm or 7:00 pm
  
&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Presenter: Sandra Raymond Jarvis &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Audience: Intermediates
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'''AUGUST'''
  
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:*'''Find Your Cousins Using Findagrave.com''' Come and enjoy learning how to use Findagrave.com. Discover how Findagrave will list the deceased relatives and may also give you clues for other places to seek out those elusive cousins.
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:*Presenter: Peggy Christensen
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:*Tuesday August 11th
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:*Attend the class at 1:00 pm or 7:00 pm....or both if you like!
  
 
=== Center Resources  ===
 
=== Center Resources  ===
  
==== Users Groups ====
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=== Users Groups   ===
  
*Rootsmagic Users Group: Every 2nd Wed of the month, 7:00 pm
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Temporally closed.  Come back later to see latest dates.
*Ancestral Quest Users Group: Every 2nd Thurs of the month, 6:00 pm
 
  
==== Collections  ====
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*'''Rootsmagic Users Group:'''''Every 2nd Wed of the month, 7:00 pm''
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*'''Ancestral Quest Users Group''': ''Every 2nd Thurs of the month, 6:00 pm''<br>
  
:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''Family History Library Catalog:'''] This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
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=== Collections  ===
:*''(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  ====
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:*[https://familysearch.org/catalog/search '''FamilySearch Catalog'''] 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. ''(Note to FHC: Not all FHCs have access to this portal. If you do not, you will want to remove this entire bullet. If you do have access to it, just remove this text in italics.)''
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:*Utah Census 1850-1920 (excl. 1890), family and local histories throughout the United States, maps and atlases.  
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:*A small microfiche and microfilm collection
  
==== Hardware and Equipment ====
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=== Databases and Software ===
  
:*''(Include the resources you have to help individuals do their research - computers, microfilm readers, printers, etc. )''
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:*'''Offline Family History Software available at the Center:'''  
  
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:**RootsMagic
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:**Ancestral Quest
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:**Legacy
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:*FamilySearch Portal '''This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history apps that generally charge for subscriptions. Go to the FamilySearch Portal on any of the available computers and click on the Premium Family History Websites to access the following sites.'''
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:**19th Centry British Library Newspaper Digital Archive
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:**Access Newspaper Archive
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:**Alexander Street Press - The American Civil War
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:**Ancestry.com
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:**ArkivDigital Online - Swedish Genealogy
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:**Findmypast
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:**Fold3.com (previously known as Footnote.com)
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:**The Genealogist
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:**Godfrey Memorial Library
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:**Hertiage Quest Online
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:**Historic Map Works Library Edition
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:**Paper Trail
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:**World Vital Records
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=== Hardware and Equipment  ===
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:*'''8''' PC workstations with internet access
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:*'''1''' microfilm projector
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:*'''1''' microfiche projector
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:*Color, black and white printers
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:*Flatbed scanners
  
 
=== Center Services  ===
 
=== Center Services  ===
  
==== Staff Research Specialties ====
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=== Reproduction Services ===
  
''(Include sections for any other services your center provides. Add additional sections for those services. See the [[Mesa Family History Center|Mesa]] and [[Logan Utah Family History Center|Logan]] FHC pages for examples.)''
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:Color copies/printing: $.50¢ per page
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:Black and white copies/printing: $.05¢ per page
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:Scanning: Free, self service.
  
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=== Staff Research Specialties  ===
  
=== Resources in the Local Area<br>  ===
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*Carl J. Aldrich - Preservation of papers and photographs, museum research. ''Tuesday 7-9 PM.''
  
''(This section is to highlight other resources in your area that will be helpful for individuals doing research there in your location, if there are any, such as government offices, historical societies, etc.)''
 
  
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=== Resources in the Local Area  ===
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*Territorial Statehouse State Park Museum - 50 West Capitol Avenue, Fillmore, UT 84631. (435) 743-5316. ([http://stateparks.utah.gov/parks/territorial-statehouse/ website]) ([mailto:Caldrich@utah.gov e-mail]). Pioneer-era artifacts, documents, photographs, and histories. ''Staff will conduct research, charged at $40/hr, or visitors may perform their own.''<br>
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*Millard County Recorders Office - 50 South Main Street, Fillmore, UT 84631. (435) 743-6210. ([mailto:chansen@co.millard.ut.us e-mail]) ([http://www.millardcounty.org/Recorder/NEW_FEES.pdf service fees]). Property records beginning c. 1872. ''All research is self-service.''<br>
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*President Millard Fillmore Library - 25 South 100 West, Fillmore, UT 84631. (435) 743-5314. ([http://www.fillmorelibrary.org/ website]) ([mailto:info@fillmorelibrary.org e-mail]). Fillmore history room with historic newspapers, yearbooks, and transcribed oral history interviews. ''All research is self-service.''<br>
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=== Resources Outside Local Area  ===
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:[[Browse by Country]]
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:[[England Genealogy|England]]
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:[[France Genealogy|France]]
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:[[Italy Genealogy|Italy]]
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:[[Mexico Genealogy|Mexico]]
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:[[Sweden Genealogy|Sweden]]
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:[[United Kingdom]]
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:[[United States|USA]]
  
 
=== Links  ===
 
=== Links  ===
  
''(Include links to other websites of interest to those who visit your center such as links to the city, county and state wiki pages where your center is located.)''
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:*[http://www.boap.org/LDS/Early-Saints/ Journals, Diaries, Biographies, Autobiographies and Letters of Some Early Mormons and Others Who Knew Joseph Smith, Jr. and/or His Contemporaries]
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<u>'''National Links:'''</u>
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:*[http://www.archives.gov National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, DC]
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:*[http://www.loc.gov/index.html Library of Congress, Washington, DC]
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:*[http://www.dar.org Daughters of the American Revolution]
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:*[http://www.dclibrary.org/research/collections Martin Luther King Public Library, Washington DC Special Collections]
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=== Other Family History and Library Centers and Resources  ===
  
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:*[http://billiongraves.com/index.php Billiongraves.com]
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:*[http://www.findagrave.com/index.html Find A Grave]
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:*[http://familyhistory.byu.edu/ BYU Center for Family History and Genealogy]
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:*[http://lib.byu.edu/sites/familyhistory/ BYU Family History Library]
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:*[[Logan Utah Family History Center|Logan Utah Family History Center]]
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:*[[Mesa Family History Center|Mesa Arizona Family History Center]]
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:*[[Main Page|Research WIKI]]
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:*[[Riverton Utah Family History Center|Riverton Utah Family History Center]]
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:*[https://www.familysearch.org/locations/saltlakecity-library Salt Lake City Family History Library]
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:*[http://www.familyhistorytraining.org/ Utah South Area Family History Training Center]
  
 
=== Volunteer at the Center  ===
 
=== Volunteer at the Center  ===
  
 
''(Include information here about the volunteers you are looking for.)''
 
''(Include information here about the volunteers you are looking for.)''

Latest revision as of 09:09, 10 March 2017

FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.


Fillmore Utah Family History Center

Come and enjoy access to many wonderful resources for your research.


Fillmore Utah FHC

Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map: Location Map

Address:25 South 300 West, Fillmore, Utah 84631

  • Entrance is on the south side of the building.

Phone: (435) 743-6614, ext. 3

E-mail: UT_Fillmore@ldsmail.net 

FHC Director: Peggy Christensen - (435) 253-2302

  • Assistant Director: Carol Whitaker

Open Hours:

  • Monday: - Closed.
  • Tuesday: 10:00am. - 4:00pm, 7:00 - 9:00pm.
  • Wednesday: 10:00am. - 4:00pm, 7:00pm - 9:00pm.
  • Thursday: 10:00am - 4:00pm, 7:00 - 9:00pm.
  • Friday and Saturday - Closed.
  • Holiday Schedule:

Closed the week of Thanksgiving, the week of Christmas until January 2 or the Tuesday after New Year's Day.

Message from the Director

  • The Open House was a great Success. We hope that everyone in the community feels welcome to come and visit our Family History Center and Our Family Legacy Center.

Family Tree

Family Tree replaces New Family Tree. Family Tree is an updated approach to organizing and recording your genealogy online. It merges the best features and data from new.FamilySearch and adds powerful tools for data accuracy, usability, and collaboration. Family Tree development is ongoing and aggressive, so you can expect frequent updates, including additional training materials.

Family Tree is a new way to work together to do genealogy. The information that is stored in Family Tree is similar to what is in new.familysearch.org, but there are some differences that are intended to help Family Tree become the most accurate representation of an ancestral line.

Family Tree

Family Tree Training

Introduction to FamilySearch Tree:

FREE Online Genealogy Forms and Training

Online Forms

Temple and Family History Consultant Training

Online Research Training Videos

How to research the following countries

FamilySearch Classes and Webinars listed by Localities:

Basic Family History Training Videos

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

No future events are scheduled at this time.

Staff In-service Meetings

3rd Sunday of most months, 5:15 pm, Family History Center.

2016 March Family Legacy Open House

When: March 12th, 2016

Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Place: LDS Stake Center, 25 S. 300 West, Fillmore Utah

Come Celebrate our families, both immediate and ancestral, and come celebrate the cultural heritage of our community. There will be food, music, family activities, rides in a model T-Ford and other old vehicles. There will be games, family photo taking and video recordings you can take home with you. All community members are welcome. This is a nondenominational community affair.

Come see the newly remodeled Fillmore Utah Family History Center and Legacy Center.

Try your hand at such online activites as FamilySearch, Indexing, Relative Finder, Rootsmapper, and other fun online family games.

Cost: FREE!

For more information, call Sandra Jarvis at 801-709-6271, or the family history center at 435-743-6614 ext 3

2015 Family History Classes

(view a sample of what has been presented in the past)

All Classes will be at the Fillmore Family History Center.

If you have questions, call Sandra Jarvis (801) 709-7261

MAY

  • Where Can I Go For Help?
    • Presenter: Tafta Watson
    • Tuesday May 12th
    • Attend the class at 1:00 pm or 7:00 pm
  • Finding Your Cousins, in response to Pres Monroe's challenge given at the April Stake conference
    • Presenter: Sandra Raymond Jarvis
    • Thursday May 14th;
    • Attend the class at 1:00 pm or 7:00 pm

JUNE

  • Finding Your Cousins Using Census Records
    • Presenter: Carl Aldrich  Tuesday June 9th
    • Attend the class at 1:00 pm or 7:00 pm
  • GIMP a free image software. Use GIMP to edit, or enhance your photos making them ready to upload to FamilySearch.
    • Presenter: Karen Richardson
    • Tuesday June 16th
    • Attend the class at 1:00 pm or 7:00 pm

JULY

  • Using FamilySeach and Ancestry.com TogetherHave you signed up for Ancestry.com? Now you can exchange sources as well as events, dates, places and people in your tree. Come enjoy the excitement of the latest in family history.
    • Presenters: Elder Mullen and Elder Stainback
    • Tuesday July 7th
    • Attend the class at 1:00 pm or 7:00 pm

AUGUST

  • Find Your Cousins Using Findagrave.com Come and enjoy learning how to use Findagrave.com. Discover how Findagrave will list the deceased relatives and may also give you clues for other places to seek out those elusive cousins.
  • Presenter: Peggy Christensen
  • Tuesday August 11th
  • Attend the class at 1:00 pm or 7:00 pm....or both if you like!

Center Resources

Users Groups

Temporally closed. Come back later to see latest dates.

  • Rootsmagic Users Group:Every 2nd Wed of the month, 7:00 pm
  • Ancestral Quest Users Group: Every 2nd Thurs of the month, 6:00 pm

Collections

  • FamilySearch Catalog This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.
  • Utah Census 1850-1920 (excl. 1890), family and local histories throughout the United States, maps and atlases.
  • A small microfiche and microfilm collection

Databases and Software

  • Offline Family History Software available at the Center:
    • RootsMagic
    • Ancestral Quest
    • Legacy
  • FamilySearch Portal This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history apps that generally charge for subscriptions. Go to the FamilySearch Portal on any of the available computers and click on the Premium Family History Websites to access the following sites.
    • 19th Centry British Library Newspaper Digital Archive
    • Access Newspaper Archive
    • Alexander Street Press - The American Civil War
    • Ancestry.com
    • ArkivDigital Online - Swedish Genealogy
    • Findmypast
    • Fold3.com (previously known as Footnote.com)
    • The Genealogist
    • Godfrey Memorial Library
    • Hertiage Quest Online
    • Historic Map Works Library Edition
    • Paper Trail
    • World Vital Records

Hardware and Equipment

  • 8 PC workstations with internet access
  • 1 microfilm projector
  • 1 microfiche projector
  • Color, black and white printers
  • Flatbed scanners

Center Services

Reproduction Services

Color copies/printing: $.50¢ per page
Black and white copies/printing: $.05¢ per page
Scanning: Free, self service.

Staff Research Specialties

  • Carl J. Aldrich - Preservation of papers and photographs, museum research. Tuesday 7-9 PM.


Resources in the Local Area

  • Territorial Statehouse State Park Museum - 50 West Capitol Avenue, Fillmore, UT 84631. (435) 743-5316. (website) (e-mail). Pioneer-era artifacts, documents, photographs, and histories. Staff will conduct research, charged at $40/hr, or visitors may perform their own.
  • Millard County Recorders Office - 50 South Main Street, Fillmore, UT 84631. (435) 743-6210. (e-mail) (service fees). Property records beginning c. 1872. All research is self-service.
  • President Millard Fillmore Library - 25 South 100 West, Fillmore, UT 84631. (435) 743-5314. (website) (e-mail). Fillmore history room with historic newspapers, yearbooks, and transcribed oral history interviews. All research is self-service.

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