Las Vegas Nevada FSL/Training

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Las Vegas FamilySearch Library

509 South 9th Street, Las Vegas, Nevada


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This is a collection of HISTORICAL Records that spans billions of names across hundreds of collections—including birth, marriage, death, probate, land, military, IGI extracted, and more.  This online database stores all the historical documents and is available for searching.  You can instantly search through hundreds of millions of records for information about your ancestors at
■ protects privacy. No information about living people is publicly available.
■For women, use maiden names to find birth and marriage records, but married names for
census and death information.
■Add five years to life spans
■Try different spellings of a name (Miller, Milr).
■Try different forms of a name (Elizabeth, Liz, Liza).
■Immigrants often changed their names.
■If you can’t find information about a person, look for information about family members.

Getting Started training videos are found atFamilySearch Videos  Watch the Getting Started 1, then find 2, 3, & 4 listed at right.


We have hands on training classes at the center.  Check the Classes and Handouts page at: ""

Family Tree Training 

Login into the site to access the training videos and PDFs. Learning How to Get the Most Out of Searches

Basics of starting a search  

Ancestry Desktop Education Series 
Best ways to search Ancestry 

Fold3 Tour

Tour using Fold3 with 4 videos and written instructions

Under the advanced search: you can search by birth/marriage/death,census & voter lists, court/probate recrods, Collection Title, Recently added collections, by place and more. 

Family History Consultant Training 

Downloads for Consultant Training.  Many of the PDFs include active links taking you to the website when viewing on the computer:

Indexing  Help Resources 

Indexing help


Training videos found at:

Mini Videos on Youtube:

Grave Markers Template

Vital Records Template

Census US Federal