Grantsville 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.

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


Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:


Open Hours:

  • MONDAY: 12:00 – 2:00 PM
    TUESDAY: 12:00 – 4:00 and 7:00 – 9:00 PM
    WEDNESDAY: 2:00 – 4:00 and 7:00 – 9:00 PM
    THURSDAY: 12:00 – 4:00 and 7:00 – 9:00 PM
    FRIDAY: By appointment only with staff members
    SATURDAY: By appointment only with staff members
    SUNDAY: 9:00 – 3:30 PM Ward Family History Classes

Holiday Schedule:  


FEBRUARY 6, 17 - 24
MAY 26
JULY 4, 24
OCTOBER 13, 31
NOVEMBER 4, 11, 27 - 28

Center Resources


  • 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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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

  • Computers, Scanners, Microfilm Readers, Printers.

Center Services

Class Schedule

Since Family Search released the Family Tree, many new features and tools have been added to it. These short hands on exercises are designed to introduce everyone to some of the most popular new features and tools available on Family Tree. Classes will last 30 minutes each followed by a question and answer session.
Attendees should have an LDS account and have their usernames and passwords available. If you need help setting up an LDS account please come in to the center prior to the class and we will help you. Basic computer skills are necessary for this to be a helpful experience. Those attending the Photo class can bring a photo of an ancestor to scan into family tree during the class (optional).
Demonstration topics
Basic Navigation The demonstration shows how to navigate through and access the many features, tools and information available in Family Tree.
Adding Photos/Adding Stories The demonstration shows how to upload, tag and link photos to persons and how to upload, tag and link stories to persons in Family Tree.
Adding Sources The demonstration shows how to find, add, and attach source documents to persons in Family Tree.
Finding Our Cousins The demonstration shows how to use PUZILLA to identify persons who may have spouses or children that are not yet identified in Family Tree.

You are welcome to bring and use you own laptop or use one of the center computers. We have computers for 12 in each class. Wi-Fi is available in the Family History Center


Thursday 1 May 2 p.m. Adding Photos/ Adding Stories
3 p.m. Basic Navigation
4 p.m. Basic Navigation
5 p.m. Finding Our Cousins

Wednesday 7 May 1 p.m. Basic Navigation
2 p.m. Adding Sources
3 p.m. Adding Photos/ Adding Stories
4 p.m. Finding Our Cousins

Saturday 17 May 10 a.m. Adding Photos/ Adding Stories
11 a.m. Basic Navigation
12 noon Adding Sources
1 p.m. Finding Our Cousins

Wednesday 21 May 1 p.m. Finding Our Cousins
2 p.m. Basic Navigation
3 p.m. Adding Sources
4 p.m. Adding Photos/ Adding Stories

Staff Research Specialties

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Resources in the Local Area

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Volunteer at the Center

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