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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>  
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''Grantsville is located 35 miles west of Salt Lake City in the Tooele Valley and has a population of approximately 9500.<br> ''
  
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=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
 
=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
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'''Location &amp;&nbsp;Map:'''  
 
'''Location &amp;&nbsp;Map:'''  
  
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:*113 East Cherry Street, Grantsville, Utah, 84029-9458
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#''(Link to map using ''&lt;a href="http://maps.google.com"&gt;Google&lt;/a&gt;''&nbsp;or other map sites)''
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:*[https://maps.google.com/?ll=40.596662,-112.460011&spn=0.001676,0.003484&t=h&z=19 Google Maps]<br>
  
'''Phone:'''  
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'''Phone:'''(435)884-6611
  
'''E-mail:''' <br>  
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'''E-mail:'''grantsville.fhc@gmail.com<br> [mailto:UT_GrantsvilleWest@ldsmail.net UT_GrantsvilleWest@ldsmail.net]
  
 
'''Open Hours:'''  
 
'''Open Hours:'''  
  
'''Holiday Schedule:'''  
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:*'''MONDAY''': 12:00 – 4:00 PM<br>'''TUESDAY''': 12:00 – 4:00 and 7:00 – 9:00 PM<br>'''WEDNESDAY''':  7:00 – 9:00 PM<br>'''THURSDAY''': 12:00 – 4:00 and 7:00 – 9:00 PM<br>'''SUNDAY''': 9:00 – 3:30 PM Ward Family History Classes<br>&nbsp;'''ALL TIMES NOT LISTED BY APPOINTMENT WITH A CONSULTANT OR BY CALLING THE CENTER.'''&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;: <br>
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'''Holiday Schedule: '''  
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'''THE FAMILY HISTORY CENTER WILL BE CLOSED ON THE FOLLOWING DAYS IN 2016'''
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&nbsp;November 24
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&nbsp;December 19 - January 1 2017
  
 
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=== Calendar and Events  ===
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==== Upcoming Events ====
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=== Center Resources ===
  
==== Class Schedule ====
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==== '''Children's Area''' ====
  
==== Staff Training Meetings ====
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Special area with activities for children 3 -12 years old.  
  
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'''Audio recording Area''' 
  
=== Center Resources  ===
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Special area set to record memories
  
 
==== Collections  ====
 
==== Collections  ====
  
:*[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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:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''FamilySearch Catalog:'''] This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.  
:*''(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.)''
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:*''Call or visit to review a list of films and book already available in the library''
  
 
==== Databases and Software  ====
 
==== 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. ''(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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:*'''[[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  ====
 
==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
  
:*''(Include the resources you have to help individuals do their research - computers, microfilm readers, printers, etc. )''
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:*''11 computer''
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:*''2 printers'' one of which is capable of scanning directly into FamilySearch
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:2 scanners
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:*2 Microfilm readers
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:*1 Microfiche viewer
  
 
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=== Center Services  ===
 
=== Center Services  ===
  
==== Staff Research Specialties  ====
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'''Workshops'''    (Workshops maybe scheduled by groups or individuals and can be tailored to your time constraints)<br>
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FINDING YOUR COUSINS WORKSHOP
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<br>PUZZILLA TUTORIAL.
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SOURCES MADE SIMPLE
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DUPLICATES IN FAMILY TREE
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MEMORIES GALLERY
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INDEXING TUTORIAL
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'''Activities'''<br>
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'''THE FAMILY HISTORY CHALLENGE'''
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'''<br> '''WHO IS THE BEST ANCESTOR GURU PLAYER IN GRANTSVILLE? <br>THERE ARE FOUR GAMES ALL WITH INCREASING SKILL LEVELS. THE GAMES ALL GENERATE POINTS OR ARE TIMED. 
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'''DETECTIVE NIGHT''' 
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Learn to find information on sources.
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'''FAMILY NIGHT'''
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Activities or lessons of your choice. We recommend whole family activities such as Relative Finder, Grandma's Pie, Roots Mapper, Scrambled Tree etc. See more options below.<br>
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'''Class Schedule  (Below are classes which have been taught in the past and are available upon request.'''
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'''Descendency Research'''<br>
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Are you interested in taking family names to the Temple but don’t know where to start? Learn how to use the Family Tree to identify distant cousins who might be missing family members or need Temple work. This class will review the process of 1) choosing an ancestor, 2) selecting one of their descendants who might be missing family members, 3) finding a record identifying those missing family members, 4) attaching the record and adding new people, and 5) reserving ordinances.
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'''Family Tree Hands on exercises'''
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<br>'''Basic Navigation''' The demonstration shows how to navigate through and access the many features, tools and information available in Family Tree.<br>'''Adding Photos''' The demonstration shows how to upload, tag and link photos to persons in Family Tree.<br>'''Adding Sources''' The demonstration shows how to find, add, and attach source documents to persons in Family Tree.<br>'''Adding Stories''' The demonstration shows how to upload, tag and link stories to persons in Family Tree.
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'''Getting the Most Out of Your LDS- Ancestry Membership'''
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Church Members can sign-up through Family Search for a free Ancestry.com subscription. &nbsp;This Subscription allows you to utilize the billions of records from around the world on Ancestry.com. &nbsp;In this class you will learn how to take advantage of the records, stories and photos from Ancestry.com.
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<br> '''Family Night at the Family History Center'''<br>'''Schedule your Family night: email grantsville.fhc@gmail.com or call 884-6611'''
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Suggested Activities
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A. FAMILY NAME –<br> a. Find out the history and meaning of your family name.<br> [http://www.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] learn/facts<br> [http://www.behindthename.com/ Behind the name] <br> b. Complete We Are Family worksheet
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B. FAMILY STORIES - “ It would be a wonderful thing if every Latter-day Saint knew the conversion stories of their forefathers.” Elder Walker April 2014<br>a. Tell or act out a story from an ancestor’s life.* <br>b. Fill out MY FAMILY booklet<br>c. Enter MY FAMILY booklet information in FamilySearch.
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C. PHOTOS - <br> a. Use photos in stories above <br> b. Find photos in Family Tree<br> c. Play a game with family members matching photos (Use treeseek.com to print 4 generation photos, cut out the photos and match them to a blank tree.)
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D. ACTIVITIES –<br> a. [https://treeseek.com Tree Seek] or https://createfan.com <br> Create a large fan chart or pedigree chart for the wall<br> Create Ancestral name cloud which shows the first names in your tree<br> b. [http://kids.familytreemagazine.com/kids/default.asp Kids Family Tree Magazine] <br> Family History Fun for Kids includes games for kids.<br> c. [https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Family_History_Activities_for_Children:_3-11 Activities for Children 3-11]<br> Create a fun and interesting timeline for the family
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d.Use Relative Finder, Roots Mapper, Grandma's Pie to find relationships to famous people etc.
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E. HANDOUT - <br>Putting Family in Family History FamilySearch
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'''A consultant will be available to assist with these activities or others that you choose.&nbsp; You are welcome to picnic at the stake pavilion or city park prior to coming into the center.'''
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''(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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==== Staff Research Specialties  ====
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''Vickie Weyland England from 1841, West Yorkshire Wednesday 7- 9pm''  
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Tonna Geldmacher Utah and Ohio Wednesday 7 -9 pm 
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=== Volunteer at the Center  ===
 
=== Volunteer at the Center  ===
  
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''(Include information here about the volunteers you are looking for.)''
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Latest revision as of 20:38, 10 November 2016

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


Grantsville is located 35 miles west of Salt Lake City in the Tooele Valley and has a population of approximately 9500.

Utahgrantsvillewestfhc.jpg

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  • 113 East Cherry Street, Grantsville, Utah, 84029-9458

  • Google Maps

Phone:(435)884-6611

E-mail:grantsville.fhc@gmail.com
UT_GrantsvilleWest@ldsmail.net

Open Hours:

  • MONDAY: 12:00 – 4:00 PM
    TUESDAY: 12:00 – 4:00 and 7:00 – 9:00 PM
    WEDNESDAY: 7:00 – 9:00 PM
    THURSDAY: 12:00 – 4:00 and 7:00 – 9:00 PM
    SUNDAY: 9:00 – 3:30 PM Ward Family History Classes
     ALL TIMES NOT LISTED BY APPOINTMENT WITH A CONSULTANT OR BY CALLING THE CENTER.            :

Holiday Schedule:

THE FAMILY HISTORY CENTER WILL BE CLOSED ON THE FOLLOWING DAYS IN 2016

 

 November 24

 December 19 - January 1 2017




Center Resources

Children's Area

Special area with activities for children 3 -12 years old.

Audio recording Area

Special area set to record memories

Collections

  • FamilySearch Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.
  • Call or visit to review a list of films and book already available in the library

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

  • 11 computer
  • 2 printers one of which is capable of scanning directly into FamilySearch
2 scanners
  • 2 Microfilm readers
  • 1 Microfiche viewer

Center Services

Workshops (Workshops maybe scheduled by groups or individuals and can be tailored to your time constraints)

FINDING YOUR COUSINS WORKSHOP


PUZZILLA TUTORIAL.

SOURCES MADE SIMPLE

DUPLICATES IN FAMILY TREE

MEMORIES GALLERY

INDEXING TUTORIAL


Activities

THE FAMILY HISTORY CHALLENGE


WHO IS THE BEST ANCESTOR GURU PLAYER IN GRANTSVILLE?
THERE ARE FOUR GAMES ALL WITH INCREASING SKILL LEVELS. THE GAMES ALL GENERATE POINTS OR ARE TIMED.

DETECTIVE NIGHT

Learn to find information on sources.

.

FAMILY NIGHT

Activities or lessons of your choice. We recommend whole family activities such as Relative Finder, Grandma's Pie, Roots Mapper, Scrambled Tree etc. See more options below.





Class Schedule (Below are classes which have been taught in the past and are available upon request.

Descendency Research

Are you interested in taking family names to the Temple but don’t know where to start? Learn how to use the Family Tree to identify distant cousins who might be missing family members or need Temple work. This class will review the process of 1) choosing an ancestor, 2) selecting one of their descendants who might be missing family members, 3) finding a record identifying those missing family members, 4) attaching the record and adding new people, and 5) reserving ordinances.


Family Tree Hands on exercises


Basic Navigation The demonstration shows how to navigate through and access the many features, tools and information available in Family Tree.
Adding Photos The demonstration shows how to upload, tag and link photos to persons in Family Tree.
Adding Sources The demonstration shows how to find, add, and attach source documents to persons in Family Tree.
Adding Stories The demonstration shows how to upload, tag and link stories to persons in Family Tree.


Getting the Most Out of Your LDS- Ancestry Membership

Church Members can sign-up through Family Search for a free Ancestry.com subscription.  This Subscription allows you to utilize the billions of records from around the world on Ancestry.com.  In this class you will learn how to take advantage of the records, stories and photos from Ancestry.com.




Family Night at the Family History Center
Schedule your Family night: email grantsville.fhc@gmail.com or call 884-6611

Suggested Activities

A. FAMILY NAME –
a. Find out the history and meaning of your family name.
Ancestry.com learn/facts
Behind the name
b. Complete We Are Family worksheet

B. FAMILY STORIES - “ It would be a wonderful thing if every Latter-day Saint knew the conversion stories of their forefathers.” Elder Walker April 2014
a. Tell or act out a story from an ancestor’s life.*
b. Fill out MY FAMILY booklet
c. Enter MY FAMILY booklet information in FamilySearch.

C. PHOTOS -
a. Use photos in stories above
b. Find photos in Family Tree
c. Play a game with family members matching photos (Use treeseek.com to print 4 generation photos, cut out the photos and match them to a blank tree.)

D. ACTIVITIES –
a. Tree Seek or https://createfan.com
Create a large fan chart or pedigree chart for the wall
Create Ancestral name cloud which shows the first names in your tree
b. Kids Family Tree Magazine
Family History Fun for Kids includes games for kids.
c. Activities for Children 3-11
Create a fun and interesting timeline for the family

d.Use Relative Finder, Roots Mapper, Grandma's Pie to find relationships to famous people etc.


E. HANDOUT -
Putting Family in Family History FamilySearch


A consultant will be available to assist with these activities or others that you choose.  You are welcome to picnic at the stake pavilion or city park prior to coming into the center.



Staff Research Specialties

Vickie Weyland England from 1841, West Yorkshire Wednesday 7- 9pm

Tonna Geldmacher Utah and Ohio Wednesday 7 -9 pm



Resources in the Local Area

(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.)


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.)


Volunteer at the Center

(Include information here about the volunteers you are looking for.)