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The '''Layton Utah Valley View family history center''' is one of two centers in Layton, Utah.
=== The Layton Valley View''' Family History Center''' is now closed as the new [[Layton Utah FamilySearch Library]] prepares for opening in the Fall of 2016. If you have immediate needs, please contact the [[Ogden FamilySearch Library]] or the [[South Davis Utah Family History Center]] in Bountiful.  ===
=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
'''Location Map:'''
:*[https://www.google.com/maps/preview/place/1589+E+Gentile+St,+Layton,+UT+84040/@41.0655336,-111.9364702,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x8753019bbdec879d:0xc50ca15b7c1460d1 Location Map]
:*1589 E. Gentile Street, Layton, Utah 84040 United States
:*You may enter on the west side and if the door is locked, please ring the bell.
'''Phone:''' 1 801-593-6160
'''Email:''' [mailto:UT_LaytonValleyView@ldsmail.net UT_LaytonValleyView@ldsmail.net]  
'''FHC Director:''' Dennis Carlson - Home: 1 801-593-5956  or Cell: 1 801-690-2296
'''Open Hours:'''
:*'''Monday '''9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
:*'''Tuesday '''9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
:*'''Wednesday '''9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
:*'''Thursday '''9:00 AM - 1:00 PM and (1:00 PM to 9:00 PM is by appointment)
:*'''Friday '''11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
:*'''Saturday '''11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
:*'''Sunday Open by appointment'''
'''Holiday Schedule:'''
:*'''Closed General Conference Saturday, most holidays, and the week between Christmas and New Years. '''
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==== '''Classes'''  ====
'''Click on this Link to View the Schedule of Classes For March 2014 [https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0Agvg_TlCxG8YdEJCY3hxZ1g2Ym5ySjVZc0hEaHVpV3c&usp=sharing docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc]'''
==== '''Discovery Activities'''  ====
'''Primary “Activity Days” and “Cub Scout” Discovery hour'''<br>Children love to learn about the world they live in as well as the family they belong to. We are providing activities and exercises that will provide some helpful ways to help teach your children all about their current and extended family. Children can also work on their Faith in God program requirements as well as Cub Scout Requirements: Tuesdays &amp; Wednesdays (all month) – Call for Reservations (801-690-2296)
'''Youth Discovery Nights'''<br>''Schedule a Tuesday or Wednesday evening for your youth to become excited about family history. Choose one of the activities we offer to accomplish your purposes in family history or bring your own. Call for a description of the activities and to schedule your group: 801-690-2296. LDS accounts needed for each attendee. Groups of 20 or less, please. Also Youth Family Tree Classes, Indexing, Duty to God &amp; Personal Progress Activities''“Youth Conference Activities”;&nbsp;Please Schedule by calling 801-690-2296
'''Youth Conference Activities'''<br>
&nbsp; Please Schedule by calling 801-690-2296
<u></u>'''Boy Scout Workshop “Genealogy Merit Badge”:&nbsp;'''Please Schedule by calling 801-690-2296
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==== '''Family History Consultant and Priesthood Leader Training'''  ====
'''<span style="line-height: 1.5em;">“Youth” Fast Track Training (Youth Family History Consultants)</span>'''
*<span style="line-height: 1.5em;">Saturday – February 22nd, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm</span>
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<span style="line-height: 1.5em;" />'''<span style="line-height: 1.5em;">Family History Consultant Training</span>'''
*<span style="line-height: 1.5em;">Every 1st Wednesday February 5th 7:00pm &amp; Saturday February 1st, 11:00 am</span>
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<span style="line-height: 1.5em;" />'''<span style="line-height: 1.5em;">New High Priests Group Leaders Orientation</span>'''
*<span style="line-height: 1.5em;">Orientation for new Priesthood leaders on Family History work in the ward or stake.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5em;">Every 3rd Wednesday February 19th 7:00 pm</span>
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<u><span style="line-height: 1.5em;" /></u>'''<span style="line-height: 1.5em;">Family History Consultant Staff and Ward Consultant In-service Training</span>'''
*'''<span style="line-height: 1.5em;">&nbsp;</span>'''<span style="line-height: 1.5em;">Held every month on a variety of subjects related to the Family History Consultants role of helping members discover their families:&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5em;">every 3rd Thursday, February 20, 7:00 pm</span>
'''Priesthood and Relief Society Workshops &amp; other Ward Groups'''
*Specialized workshops planned by Priesthood and Auxliary leaders to fit the specific needs of their quorum or group. These can be taught by the staff at the Family History Center, the ward leaders or Ward Family History Consultants:&nbsp;Can be scheduled on any day of the week except Monday evening, please Schedule by calling 801-690-2296
<u></u><u></u><u></u>''<u></u>''*** ''<u>When you come to class bring your thumb drive &amp; have an LDS account with username &amp; password.</u>''
''<u></u>''*** ''<u>If you have your own laptop computer you are invited to bring it to the classes.</u><br>''<br>
=== '''Group Visits'''  ===
Please contact Dennis Carlson @ 801-690-2296 to arrange a group visit. We recommend that you bring your laptops to use if a large group.
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== Center Resources  ==
==== 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.
==== Extended Loan Microfilm and Microfiche  ====
*International Genealogical Index (IGI)
*Microfiche Reference Collection, Part I and II (200 most used reference sources)
*Utah Census from 1850-1920 for Davis and nearby counties
==== Books  ====
*Pioneer Land Rosters
*Pioneer Ship Rosters
*Rhode Island Vital Records, Vol. 3-13
*Rhode Island Genealogical Register, Vol. 1-20
==== Compact Discs  ====
*1880 US Census
*1881 British Census
*British Isles Vital Records Index
*Freedman's Bank Records
*Mexico Vital Records Index
*Mormon Immigration Index
*Pedigree Resource File
*Scandinavia Vital Records Index
*Western Europe Vital Records Index
==== 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,&nbsp;including:
:*19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archive
:*Access Newspaper Archive
:*Alexander Street Press (American Civil War Collections)
:*Ancestry.com (Library Edition)
:*Arkiv Digital (Swedish Church Records)
:*Find My Past (UK Records)
:*Fold 3 (US Military Records)
:*The Genealogist (UK Records)
:*Heritage Quest Online (US Records)
:*Historic Map Works Library Edition (US)
:*Paper Trail (US Migration)
:*World Vital Records
*1851 British Isles Census
*Australian Vital Records Index
*US Cities Galore (lists city, county, and state)
*World Place Advisor
==== Software  ====
*Ancestral Quest
*Family Insight
*GenCharts (unique genealogy charts)
*Get My Ancestors
*PAF and PAF Companion
==== &nbsp;Hardware and Equipment  ====
*2 microfilm readers
*2 microfiche readers
*10 computers with Internet connection
*3 printers (one with a scanner)
=== Center Services  ===
*Patrons may bring their personal computers for note taking or entering information into personal genealogical programs. Wireless Internet access is available.
*Patrons may bring memory sticks to download information or copies.
*Patrons may bring digital cameras for copying images from microfilm or microfiche.
*This center participates in online film ordering. You can order films on the FamilySearch Microfilm Ordering page.
==== Staff Research Specialties  ====
'''American/British:''' John Burton (certified genealogist) on Saturdays
'''Scandinavian:''' Brent Sorenson on Tuesday afternoons
'''New programs:''' Rawlin Martin on Tuesday afternoons
'''FamilySearch programs:''' Candy Steinhorst on Wednesday evenings
=== Links  ===
==== Davis County  ====
[http://www.co.davis.ut.us/health/default.cfm Davis Health Department ](birth and death certificates)
[http://www.co.davis.ut.us/library Davis County Library ](Heritage Quest and World Vital Records availablae to library card holders)
==== Utah  ====
[http://archives.utah.gov/research/indexes Utah Vital Records]  
[http://www.archives.state.ut.us Utah State Archives ](vital, land, court records)
[http://history.utah.gov/burials/execute/searchburials Utah State Burials ](cemetery listings)
[https://silver.health.utah.gov Utah Office of Vital Records and Statistics ](birth and death certificates)
==== General  ====
[http://www.cyndislist.com Cyndi's List ](categorized list of links to genealogy resources)
[http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/cgi/search.pl FreeBMD] (British birth, marriage, and death records)
[http://usgenweb.org USGenWeb] (links to free resources for every county and state)
[http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/w2w.htm Where to Write for Vital Records ](in US)
=== Volunteer at the Center  ===
==== Family History Center Staff  ====
Staff is needed during the hours the center is open. Volunteers should be comfortable with computer use and enjoy working with people. A knowledge of basic family history research principles is helpful but training will be provided.
==== Indexing ====
FamilySearch is making records available online as quickly as possible. Without an index, researchers would have to browse through the images, one at a time. Volunteers are needed to help index digitized images. Indexing can be done at home or at the center if the center is not busy. To find out more and get started, go to: [http://indexing.familysearch.org indexing.familysearch.org]

Latest revision as of 22:52, 22 August 2016

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

The Layton Valley View Family History Center is now closed as the new Layton Utah FamilySearch Library prepares for opening in the Fall of 2016. If you have immediate needs, please contact the Ogden FamilySearch Library or the South Davis Utah Family History Center in Bountiful.