Fillmore Utah 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.
                                                                                              

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

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Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map:                                                                           

Address:

  • 25 South 300 West, Fillmore, Utah 84631 United States 
  • Entrance is on the south side of the building.

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

E-mail: UT_Fillmore@ldsmail.net 

FHC Director: Sandra Jarvis 801-709-7261

  • Assistant Director: Jane Hubbard - (435) 743-7000

Open Hours:

  • Monday: - Closed.
  • Tuesday: 10:00am. - 9:00pm.
  • Wednesday: 10:00am. - noon, 1:00pm - 7:00pm.
  • Thursday: 1:00am - 9:00pm.
  • Friday and Saturday - Closed.
Sunday: 4pm - 7pm - Youth Hours
  • Holiday Schedule:Closed the week of Thanksgiving, the week of Christmas until January 2 or the Sunday 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.

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Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

no future events are scheduled at this time.

         

    

Staff Inservice 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 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.
    • 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

  • Eight PC workstations with internet access
  • One microfilm projector
  • One 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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