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'''Address:''' 1215 N. 1000 W. Mapleton, Utah. (Enter on the Southwest corner of the building.)  
 
'''Address:''' 1215 N. 1000 W. Mapleton, Utah. (Enter on the Southwest corner of the building.)  
  
::[https://plus.google.com/104273439492161254196/about?hl=en&gl=us Click Here for a Map to the Mapleton Utah Family History Center]
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::[http://mfamilysearch.org/map.jpg Click Here for a Map to the Mapleton Utah Family History Center]
  
 
'''Phone:''' 801-489-2999  
 
'''Phone:''' 801-489-2999  
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Sunday: 5 - 8 PM  
 
Sunday: 5 - 8 PM  
  
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=== Calendar and Events  ===
 
=== Calendar and Events  ===
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'''Upcoming Events'''  
 
'''Upcoming Events'''  
  
:'''2014 Family Activity Program'''
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:'''2017 Family History Fair'''
  
::Register your children online as Ancestor Detectives to participate in this year's family activity program. Engage your children in family history through a fun, motivational game. To register or download the Ancestor Detective Assignment Book, click on the links below: <br>
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::On February 25, 2017, the Mapleton Family History Center will host its annual family history fair. We hope you will join us at 9:00 a.m. and spend the day. The fair will be held at 475 North Highway 89 in Mapleton, and will include a free lunch for all attendees. [http://mfamilysearch.org/2017fairschedule.pdf Click here to see the class schedule for the fair.] [http://mfamilysearch.org/2017fairposter.pdf Click here to see the fair poster.]
  
:[https://adobeformscentral.com/?f=J5FnOMHNOwBT1CUjZljTyQ Click here to register your children for the Mapleton Family History Activity]<br>
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:'''Family Time at the Mapleton Family History Center'''
:[http://mfamilysearch.org/AncestorDetectiveAssignmentBook.pdf Click here to download the Ancestor Detective Assignment Book]<br><br>
 
  
&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;'''Monthly Consultants Meeting: 1 May 2014 at 7:00 p.m.''' <br>
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::We want to help you put "Family" back into Family History at the Mapleton Family History Center. Schedule a time for your family to gather at the Center to work on family history. [http://mfamilysearch.org/familyTime.pdf Click here to see more details on how to schedule a time for your family.]
  
:If you have a family history calling or are a high priest group leader, join us for training, inspiration, encouragement, and treats.<br><br>
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:'''Operation Recovery: Save the Box'''
  
&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;'''Super Scanner Days: 15, 16, 17 May 2014''' <br>
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::Join our Twelve-Step Family History Program to preserve your family history. [http://mfamilysearch.org/OperationRecovery.jpg Click here to see more details.] [http://mfamilysearch.org/ThatBoxFlyer.jpg Click here for our Operation Recovery Flyer.]
 
 
:Due to overwhelming demand in April, a second round of scanning is scheduled for May. The FamilySearch High Speed Scanner is once again coming to the Mapleton Family History Center for a limited time. The scanner is capable of scanning approximately 700 photos per hour. Sign up sheets will be available beginning April 21st at the Mapleton Family History Center.<br>
 
  
 
=== '''Class Schedules'''  ===
 
=== '''Class Schedules'''  ===
  
Check our class schedule for a current list of classes below. We have classes on many Sunday and Thursday nights. We also have classes on some weekdays during the daytime. Check back frequently for updated schedules as we add new classes. For class suggestions contact class coordinator Guy Black at lawutah@gmail.com<br>  
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Check our class schedule for a current list of classes below. We have classes on many Sunday nights. Check back frequently for updated schedules as we add new classes. For class suggestions contact class coordinator Guy Black at guyblacklaw@gmail.com<br>  
<center>'''April 2014 Mapleton Family History Center Class Schedule'''</center>  
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<center>'''Mapleton Family History Center Class Schedule'''<br></center>  
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| Tuesday
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|Sunday
April 1
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15 Jan
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|6:30
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PM
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|Beginning FamilySearch
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|Part one of a two-part class to help beginners with family history on FamilySearch Family Tree.
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|Guy Black
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Sunday
  
| 10:30 AM
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22 Jan
| Using the FamilySearch Wiki
 
| An introduction to using this invaluable resource to further your family history research.
 
| James Baird
 
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| Thursday
 
April 3
 
  
| 7:00 PM  
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| <br>6:30
| Consultant Training
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PM  
| Training for Mapleton &amp; Mapleton North Stake Family History Consultants, High Priest Group Leaders, and Center Staff
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| Beginning FamilySearch
| Charlie and Patti Coombs
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| Part two of a two-part class to help beginners with family history on FamilySearch Family Tree.
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| <br>Guy Black
 
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|-
| Sunday  
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April 6
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Sunday  
  
| <br>
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29 Jan
| GENERAL CONFERENCE. No Classes.
 
| <br>
 
| <br>
 
|-
 
| Thursday
 
April 10
 
  
| 7:00 PM
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|  
| Effective Use of the Steve Morse Website
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6:30
| This website allows for searching passenger lists, many censuses, selected city records, and some UK and Canadian records using criteria that search only targeted information. See how to sync this search engine to Ancestry.com <br>
 
| Barbara Starkey
 
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| Sunday
 
April 13
 
  
| 6:00 PM  
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PM  
| Copyright Law<br>
 
| Learn what you can and cannot post to FamilySearch Family Tree. An introduction to the basics of copyright law for genealogists.
 
| Guy Black<br>
 
|-
 
| Tuesday
 
April 15
 
  
| 10:30 AM
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| A Systematic Approach to Family History
| Beginning Genealogy on FamilySearch
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| A class to outline an efficient process to research and organize your family history, with emphasis on doing so in the context of Family Tree
| Much has changed in family history during the last two years. If you have not been involved in genealogy recently, this class is your opportunity to start finding out about the basics of finding your ancestors today.
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| Guy Black
| James Baird
 
 
|-
 
|-
| Wednesday
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April 16
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Sunday
  
| 1:30 PM
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5 Feb<br>
| Using Source Tracker on CreateFan.com
 
| Is your family tree on FamilySearch adequately sourced? Find out using this simple internet tool.
 
| John and Laurel Francis
 
|-
 
| Thursday
 
April 17
 
  
| 7:00 PM
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|  
| Beginning Research in 19th-century England
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6:30
| Come learn how to start researching your English ancestors
 
| Janice Scott
 
|-
 
| Sunday
 
April 20
 
  
| <br>  
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PM<br>  
| EASTER. No classes
 
| <br>
 
| <br>
 
|-
 
| Thursday
 
April 24
 
  
| 7:00 PM
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| Using Browse Records in FamilySearch<br>
| Online Swedish Parish Records  
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| Learn how to browse unindexed digitized records in FamilySearch to find records for your ancestors and attach those records as sources in Family Tree <br>
| Learn where to find and how to use online Swedish Parish Records, including Birth, Marriage, Death/Burial, Moving-In, Moving-Out, and Household Examination records. The class will cover basic Swedish terminology and teach you to conduct parish research and attach records to Family Tree even if you cannot speak Swedish. This is a beginner's class.
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| Charlie Coombs<br>
| Guy Black
 
 
|-
 
|-
| Sunday  
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April 27
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Sunday  
  
| 7:00 PM
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12 Feb
| Youth Class: The Search for Lost Souls and Buried Records
 
| A class designed especially for youth; pirate-themed family history. Bring your children and grandchildren to this evening of swashbuckling genealogy fun, Mateys.<br>
 
| Lisa Sommerfeldt
 
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| Tuesday
 
April 29
 
  
| 10:30 AM
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|  
| Writing and Adding a Story to FamilySearch Family Tree
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6:30  
| Learn the basics of properly preserving your ancestors' histories on Family Tree
 
| James Baird
 
|-
 
| Wednesday
 
April 30  
 
  
| 1:30 PM  
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PM  
| Solve the Puzzle of Descendancy Research
 
| An overview of how to use Puzzilla.com in coordination with FamilySearch Family Tree to find family names to take to the temple.
 
| John and Laurel Francis
 
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| Youth Consultants Class
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| Our regular monthly class for youth family history consultants
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|Sunday
! '''Time'''
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19 Feb
| '''Class'''
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|6:30 PM
| '''Description'''
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|Name Patterns
| '''Teacher'''
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|How naming patterns can help break through brick walls and give you confidence you have the right or wrong family
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|Janice Scott
 
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|-
| Thursday May 1<br>
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| <br>
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Saturday
| Consultant Training <br>
 
| Training for Mapleton &amp; Mapleton North Stake Family History Consultants, High Priest Group Leaders, and Center Staff <br>
 
| Charlie and Patti Coombs <br>
 
|-
 
| Sunday
 
May 4
 
  
| 6:00 PM
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25 Feb
| German Handwriting
 
| Learn the basics of reading German handwriting
 
| Joe Everett
 
|-
 
| Tuesday
 
May 6
 
  
| 10:30 AM  
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| 9:00 AM
| Finding and Adding Sources to FamilySearch Family Tree
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| Annual Family History Fair 
| Sources are the foundation of good family history research. Learn how to find sources on FamilySearch and attach them to your ancestors' pages on Family Tree.
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| Our annual all-day family history fair
| James Baird
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|-
 
|-
| Thursday
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|  
May 8
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Sunday
  
| 7:00 PM
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5 Mar
| Adding a non-FamilySearch Source to Family Tree<br>
 
| Bring a source document (birth certificate, obituary, etc.) to attach to an ancestor. We'll walk you through the process of converting your document to digital format and help you attach it to Family Tree. This is a hands-on computer class, not a lecture.<br>
 
| Guy Black <br>
 
|-
 
| Sunday
 
May 11
 
  
| 6:00 PM
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|  
| MOTHERS DAY. No classes.<br>
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6:30
| <br>
 
| <br>
 
|-
 
| Wednesday
 
May 14
 
  
| 1:30 PM  
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PM  
| Reserving Names for Temple Work
 
| Learn the process of reserving names for temple work and discover the rules about who you can and cannot take to the temple.
 
| John and Laurel Francis
 
|-
 
| Thursday
 
May 15
 
  
| 7:00 PM
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| Wunderlist
| Online is Not the Only Option: Effective Use of Microfilm &amp; Fiche
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| Learn how to use this fun organizational tool to take notes and organize your life<br>
| Online searches are not the only option for family history. Learn how to access microfilm and fiche, when to use them, how to search for them, and how to order them. See examples of how to use them to further your family history and add to the resources available online.
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| Patti Coombs
| Amberly Beck
 
 
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|-
| Sunday
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|  
May 18
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Thursday
  
| 6:00 PM
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9 Mar
| Descendancy Research<br>
 
| Learn why we do descendancy research, how to do it, and techniques for finding a good spot on your family tree that will yield results for temple names<br>
 
| Amberly Beck<br>
 
|-
 
| Tuesday
 
May 20
 
  
| 10:30 AM
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|  
| Preserving Your Legacy by Recording Your History
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7:00
| Perhaps your most important family history task is to do yourself what your descendants cannot do. Writing your own history is a task best done by you. Learn how best to preserve your legacy for future generations
 
| James Baird
 
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| Thursday
 
May 22
 
  
| 7:00 PM  
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PM  
| The Genealogical Proof Standard
 
| Join us as we outline a process accepted by professional genealogists as the gold standard in proving our trees. Learn the difference between primary and secondary evidence, original and derivative sources, and direct and indirect evidence. A class for beginning genealogists and those who want to learn how to prove their lines. Class participation with practical examples.
 
| Guy Black
 
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| Sunday
 
May 25
 
  
| 6:00 PM
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| FamilySearch for Absolute Beginners
| A Comprehensive Guide to Military Records
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| Part I - Getting Started: Navigation, Pedigree Views & Person Pages<br>
| Join a veteran family history researcher as she shares her guide to learning about your ancestors from military records
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| Patti & Charlie Coombs
| Barbara Starkey
 
 
|-
 
|-
| Tuesday
 
May 27
 
  
| 10:30 AM
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|Sunday
| Using Online Newspapers for Family History
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12 Mar
| One infrequently-used resource for family history is the rapidly-expanding collection of searchable digitized newspapers available for online research. Join us to discover how to tapped this resource to further your genealogy.
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|6:30
| James Baird
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PM
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|Youth Consultants Class
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|Our regular monthly class for youth family history consultants
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|
 
|-
 
|-
| Wednesday
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|  
May 28
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Thursday
  
| 1:30 PM
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16 Mar
| Adding Sources to Family Tree
 
| Learn how to find and add sources to FamilySearch Family Tree.<br>
 
| John and Laurel Francis
 
|-
 
| Thursday
 
May 29
 
  
| 7:00 PM
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|  
| Blogging for Beginners
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7:00  
| Learn how blogging can help you advance your family history. Learn how to set up a free blog and create posts. This class will focus on the basics of using Wordpress as your blogging format.
 
| Amberly Beck
 
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<center>'''June 2014 Mapleton Family History Center Class Schedule'''</center>
 
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! '''Date'''
 
! '''Time'''
 
| '''Class'''
 
| '''Description'''
 
| '''Teacher'''
 
|-
 
| Sunday
 
June 1
 
  
| 6:00 PM
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| FamilySearch for Absolute Beginners
| Family History: 15 Minutes at a Time<br>
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| Part II - Getting Started: Record Hints & Attaching Sources<br>  
| Have you avoided working on Family History because of time factors? This class will focus on specific strategies to break family history projects into manageable bites. We will discuss how to pick up and put down projects without wasting time remembering where you ended and thus be able to use the time you do have to accomplish more actual work <br>  
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| Patti & Charlie Coombs
| Patti Coombs
 
 
|-
 
|-
| Thursday
 
June 5
 
  
| 7:00 PM  
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|Sunday
| Consultant Training
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19 Mar
| Training for Mapleton and Mapleton North Stake Family History Consultants, High Priest Group Leaders, and Center Staff
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|6:30
| Charlie and Patti Coombs
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PM
 +
|Converting Cassette Tapes to Digital Files
 +
|Learn how to quickly and easily preserve and convert your old cassette tapes into a digital format to save them from the ravages of time
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|Dan Gibson
 
|-
 
|-
| Tuesday
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|  
June 10
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Thursday
  
| &nbsp; 10:30 AM
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23 Mar
| Sources Tell the Real Story <br>
 
| If you have been frustrated with user-introduced errors in FamilySearch Family Tree, you are not alone. This class will help attendees understand how to reach proper conclusions and properly document their ancestors' dates and places so that we can all benefit from better data in Family Tree. <br>
 
| Laurie Whiting <br>
 
|-
 
| Thursday
 
June 12
 
  
| 7:00 PM
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|  
| Federal Census Records
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7:00  
| An overview of the information found on each census, with an emphasis on the most helpful census questions. Case studies illustrate how the census can help you grow your tree and identify missing family members.
 
| Amberly Beck
 
|-
 
| Sunday
 
June 15
 
  
| 6:00 PM  
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PM  
| FATHERS DAY. No classes
 
| <br>
 
| <br>
 
|-
 
| Tuesday
 
June 17
 
  
| 10:30 AM
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| FamilySearch for Absolute Beginners
| Keeping it all Straight: Suggestions for Organizing Family History Research
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| Part III - Getting Started: FamilySearch Partners<br>
| An exploration of ideas for using both online and hard copy methods for keeping family history research organized.
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| Patti & Charlie Coombs
| Laurie Whiting
 
 
|-
 
|-
| Sunday
 
June 22
 
  
| 6:00 PM  
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|Sunday
| Web-Based Family Search Partner Products <br>
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26 Mar
| Did you know that there are a variety of internet sites that provide useful tools for FamilySearch Family Tree? If you have never heard of Rootsmapper, Pandora's Hope Chest, CreateFan, Puzzilla, Tree Connect, iLived, or Leaf, then do not miss this class for an overview of what is available. Get a basic introduction to each of these products.
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|6:30
| Guy Black
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PM
 +
|Adding Audio Files to Family Tree
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|After attending Dan Gibson's class on 19 March and converting your tapes to digital format, come back again this week to learn how to add those audio files to Family Tree
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|Dan Gibson
 
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|-
| Sunday
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|  
June 29
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Thursday
  
| 6:00 PM
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30 Mar
| Publishing Family Histories: Traditional vs. Online
 
| On overview of the means, benefits, challenges, and costs of publishing a family history. The class compares and contrasts traditional publishing with online print-on-demand publishing and demonstrates the process of publishing a book online.
 
| Guy Black
 
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<center>'''July 2014 Mapleton Family History Center Class Schedule'''</center>
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7:00
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|-
 
! '''Date'''
 
! '''Time'''
 
| '''Class'''
 
| '''Description'''
 
| '''Teacher'''
 
|-
 
| Sunday
 
July 6
 
  
| 6:00 PM  
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PM  
| Basic Photo Editing<br>
 
| Learn how to improve your family history photographs using basic photo editing techniques. The class will cover image cropping, color correction, image enhancement, simple photograph repairs, and adding metadata.
 
| Ken Cox
 
|-
 
| Tuesday
 
July 8
 
  
| 10:30 AM
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| FamilySearch for Absolute Beginners
| They're Not Names, They're People: Bringing Ancestors to Life Through Stories and Photos  
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| Part IV - Getting Started: Photos & Stories<br>
| Rather than a class on using Photos and Stories in FamilySearch Family Tree, this class will explore ways to put stories and photos together to turn the hearts of those who have not yet taken the plunge into family history.
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| Patti & Charlie Coombs
| Laurie Whiting
 
 
|-
 
|-
| Sunday
 
July 13
 
  
| 6:00 PM
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|Sunday
| Publish a Family History Book Using Picaboo Yearbooks and Facebook
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2 Apr
| Come support Carol Hill, visiting us from the Lindon, Utah Family History Center. She will demonstrate how to publish high quality inexpensive books with Picaboo Yearbooks. She will also teach how to publish Facebook pages in book form in only ten minutes.
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| Carol Hill
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|General Conference
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|No classes
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|
 
|-
 
|-
| Sunday  
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|Sunday
July 20
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9 Apr
 
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|6:30
| 6:00 PM  
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PM
| U
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|Youth Consultants Class
| U
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|Our regular monthly class for youth family history consultants
| U
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|-
 
|-
| Thursday
 
July 24
 
 
| <br>
 
| PIONEER DAY. Center Closed.<br>
 
| <br>
 
| <br>
 
|-
 
| Sunday
 
July 27
 
 
| 6:00 PM
 
| U
 
| U
 
 
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<br> '''Miscellaneous Classes''' How to Use our Scanners at the FHC (by appt. only) email Guy Black for a Wednesday night appointment at lawutah@gmail.com.  
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'''Miscellaneous Classes''' How to Use our Scanners at the FHC (by appt. only) email Guy Black for a Wednesday night appointment at guyblacklaw@gmail.com.  
  
'''To be on a class notification email list''' email Guy Black at lawutah@gmail.com  
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'''To be on a class notification email list''' email Guy Black at guyblacklaw@gmail.com  
  
'''For class suggestions''' email the class coordinator Guy Black at lawutah@gmail.com.
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'''For class suggestions''' email the class coordinator Guy Black at guyblacklaw@gmail.com.
  
 
=== Center Resources  ===
 
=== Center Resources  ===
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==== 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.)''
 
:''(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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:We have 2 Epson Perfection V500 photo, slide and document plate scanners.
 
:We have 2 Epson Perfection V500 photo, slide and document plate scanners.
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:We have a Kodak PS80 High Speed photograph scanner.
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:[http://mfamilysearch.org/SuperScannerInstructions.pdf Click here to see a copy of the high speed scanner instructions.]
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:
  
 
:We have a Millenniata M-Writer archival disc writer and discs available for purchase for $3 each.
 
:We have a Millenniata M-Writer archival disc writer and discs available for purchase for $3 each.
  
:We have readers &amp; printers for both microfiche &amp; microfilm research.
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:We have readers &amp; printers for both microfiche microfilm research.
  
 
:We have an extensive collection of microfiche and specific microfilms ordered by our patrons.
 
:We have an extensive collection of microfiche and specific microfilms ordered by our patrons.
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==== Staff Research Specialties  ====
 
==== Staff Research Specialties  ====
  
''(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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''(Include sections for any other services your center provides. Add additional sections for those services. See the [[Bountiful Utah Heights Family History Center|Bountiful]] and [[Chattanooga Tennessee Family History Center|Chattanooga]] FHC pages for examples.)''  
  
 
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'''Springville-Mapleton Pioneer Museum''' <br>  
 
'''Springville-Mapleton Pioneer Museum''' <br>  
  
:175 South Main Street, springville, Utah 84663 (801)491-2076  
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:175 South Main Street, Springville, Utah 84663 (801)491-2076  
:http://www.springvillepioneermuseum.org/Springville_Pioneer_Museum/Welcome.html
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:[http://www.springvillepioneermuseum.org Springville Pioneer Museum]
  
 
<br>'''Spanish Fork Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum''' <br>  
 
<br>'''Spanish Fork Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum''' <br>  
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::[[Provo, Utah|City of Provo]]
 
::[[Provo, Utah|City of Provo]]
  
::[[Utah County, Utah|Utah County - Utah]]
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::[[Utah County, Utah Genealogy|Utah County - Utah]]
  
 
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=== Volunteer at the Center  ===
 
=== Volunteer at the Center  ===
  
:We are always looking for volunteers to help staff our center. We welcome all enthusiatic family historians, regardless of experience or expertise. Even if you have no prior experience as a consultant, we can pair you with experienced consultants until you feel comfortable and trained in the consultant role.
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:We are always looking for volunteers to help staff our center. We welcome all enthusiastic family historians, regardless of experience or expertise. Even if you have no prior experience as a consultant, we can pair you with experienced consultants until you feel comfortable and trained in the consultant role.
  
 
:We need consultants for any of our shifts, but have special needs during the day on Thursdays and on Tuesday afternoons. We would also like to open the center on Friday mornings in the future.
 
:We need consultants for any of our shifts, but have special needs during the day on Thursdays and on Tuesday afternoons. We would also like to open the center on Friday mornings in the future.
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=== Other Resources  ===
 
=== Other Resources  ===
  
:Posted below are links to resources from prior conferences, summer programs, and other non-current materials.
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:Posted below are links to resources from prior conferences, summer programs, class handouts, and other non-current materials.<br><br>
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:'''2017 Family History Fair Class Handouts'''
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::[http://mfamilysearch.org/GettingStarted-ManyFacets.pdf Getting Started: The Different Facets of Family History]
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::[http://mfamilysearch.org/GettingStarted-Navigation.pdf Getting Started: Navigation, Pedigree Views & Person Pages]
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::[http://mfamilysearch.org/GettingStartedHints.pdf Getting Started: Record Hints & Attaching Sources]
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::[http://mfamilysearch.org/GettingStartedFSPartners.pdf Getting Started: FamilySearch Partners]
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::[http://mfamilysearch.org/GettingStarted-Memories.pdf Getting Started: Photos & Stories]
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::[http://mfamilysearch.org/FamilySearchScreenshots.pdf Getting Started: FamilySearch Screenshots]
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::[http://mfamilysearch.org/FastAccurateResearchFamilySearch.pdf Fast, Accurate Research Using FamilySearch]
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::[http://mfamilysearch.org/FastAccurateResearchGoogle.pdf Fast, Accurate Research Using Google]
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::[http://mfamilysearch.org/FastAccurateResearchGenealogyWebsites.pdf Fast, Accurate Research Using Affiliate & Other Websites]
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::[http://mfamilysearch.org/FastAccurateResearchTrek.pdf Fast, Accurate Research For Trek]
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::[http://mfamilysearch.org/Ancestry.pdf Ancestry.com: Overview, Search Strategies, Catalog & Collections]
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::[http://mfamilysearch.org/AncestryTrees.pdf Ancestry.com: Ancestry Trees, Linking with FamilySearch]
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::[http://mfamilysearch.org/CountyHistories.pdf County Histories: Locating Ancestors and Breaking Brick Walls]
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::[http://mfamilysearch.org/Systematic.pdf A Research Process: Organizing Your Research Systematically]
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::[http://mfamilysearch.org/NewspaperClass.pdf Locating & Using Digital Newspapers]
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::[http://mfamilysearch.org/Newspaperhelpfulhints.pdf Newspaper Helpful Hints]
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::[http://mfamilysearch.org/AdvancedHandout.pdf Advanced FamilySearch]
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::[http://mfamilysearch.org/BasicIndexingGuidelines.pdf Basic Indexing Guidelines]
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Latest revision as of 21:43, 24 February 2017

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

Center Contacts and Hours

Location and Map:

Address: 1215 N. 1000 W. Mapleton, Utah. (Enter on the Southwest corner of the building.)

Click Here for a Map to the Mapleton Utah Family History Center

Phone: 801-489-2999

E-mail: ut_mapleton@ldsmail.net

Open Hours:

Monday: 10 AM to 1 PM

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday: 10 AM to 4 PM and 7 - 9 PM

Sunday: 5 - 8 PM

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Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

2017 Family History Fair
On February 25, 2017, the Mapleton Family History Center will host its annual family history fair. We hope you will join us at 9:00 a.m. and spend the day. The fair will be held at 475 North Highway 89 in Mapleton, and will include a free lunch for all attendees. Click here to see the class schedule for the fair. Click here to see the fair poster.
Family Time at the Mapleton Family History Center
We want to help you put "Family" back into Family History at the Mapleton Family History Center. Schedule a time for your family to gather at the Center to work on family history. Click here to see more details on how to schedule a time for your family.
Operation Recovery: Save the Box
Join our Twelve-Step Family History Program to preserve your family history. Click here to see more details. Click here for our Operation Recovery Flyer.

Class Schedules

Check our class schedule for a current list of classes below. We have classes on many Sunday nights. Check back frequently for updated schedules as we add new classes. For class suggestions contact class coordinator Guy Black at guyblacklaw@gmail.com

Mapleton Family History Center Class Schedule
Date Time Class Description Teacher
Sunday

15 Jan

6:30

PM

Beginning FamilySearch Part one of a two-part class to help beginners with family history on FamilySearch Family Tree. Guy Black

Sunday

22 Jan


6:30

PM

Beginning FamilySearch Part two of a two-part class to help beginners with family history on FamilySearch Family Tree.
Guy Black

Sunday

29 Jan

6:30

PM

A Systematic Approach to Family History A class to outline an efficient process to research and organize your family history, with emphasis on doing so in the context of Family Tree Guy Black

Sunday

5 Feb

6:30

PM

Using Browse Records in FamilySearch
Learn how to browse unindexed digitized records in FamilySearch to find records for your ancestors and attach those records as sources in Family Tree
Charlie Coombs

Sunday

12 Feb

6:30

PM

Youth Consultants Class Our regular monthly class for youth family history consultants
Sunday

19 Feb

6:30 PM Name Patterns How naming patterns can help break through brick walls and give you confidence you have the right or wrong family Janice Scott

Saturday

25 Feb

9:00 AM Annual Family History Fair Our annual all-day family history fair

Sunday

5 Mar

6:30

PM

Wunderlist Learn how to use this fun organizational tool to take notes and organize your life
Patti Coombs

Thursday

9 Mar

7:00

PM

FamilySearch for Absolute Beginners Part I - Getting Started: Navigation, Pedigree Views & Person Pages
Patti & Charlie Coombs
Sunday

12 Mar

6:30

PM

Youth Consultants Class Our regular monthly class for youth family history consultants

Thursday

16 Mar

7:00

PM

FamilySearch for Absolute Beginners Part II - Getting Started: Record Hints & Attaching Sources
Patti & Charlie Coombs
Sunday

19 Mar

6:30

PM

Converting Cassette Tapes to Digital Files Learn how to quickly and easily preserve and convert your old cassette tapes into a digital format to save them from the ravages of time Dan Gibson

Thursday

23 Mar

7:00

PM

FamilySearch for Absolute Beginners Part III - Getting Started: FamilySearch Partners
Patti & Charlie Coombs
Sunday

26 Mar

6:30

PM

Adding Audio Files to Family Tree After attending Dan Gibson's class on 19 March and converting your tapes to digital format, come back again this week to learn how to add those audio files to Family Tree Dan Gibson

Thursday

30 Mar

7:00

PM

FamilySearch for Absolute Beginners Part IV - Getting Started: Photos & Stories
Patti & Charlie Coombs
Sunday

2 Apr

General Conference No classes
Sunday

9 Apr

6:30

PM

Youth Consultants Class Our regular monthly class for youth family history consultants



Miscellaneous Classes How to Use our Scanners at the FHC (by appt. only) email Guy Black for a Wednesday night appointment at guyblacklaw@gmail.com.

To be on a class notification email list email Guy Black at guyblacklaw@gmail.com

For class suggestions email the class coordinator Guy Black at guyblacklaw@gmail.com.

Center Resources

Collections

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.)


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

We have 17 personal computers and 2 laser printer-copier-scanners with Duplex scanning capability.
We have 2 Epson Perfection V500 photo, slide and document plate scanners.
We have a Kodak PS80 High Speed photograph scanner.
Click here to see a copy of the high speed scanner instructions.
We have a Millenniata M-Writer archival disc writer and discs available for purchase for $3 each.
We have readers & printers for both microfiche microfilm research.
We have an extensive collection of microfiche and specific microfilms ordered by our patrons.
Call our phone number listed above to determine if we have a microfilm you are seeking.

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

(Include sections for any other services your center provides. Add additional sections for those services. See the Bountiful and Chattanooga FHC pages for examples.)


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.)

Springville-Mapleton Pioneer Museum

175 South Main Street, Springville, Utah 84663 (801)491-2076
Springville Pioneer Museum


Spanish Fork Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum

390 North Main Street, Spanish Fork, Utah 84660 (801)360-0117

Links

City of Mapleton
City of Springville
City of Spanish Fork
City of Provo
Utah County - Utah


Volunteer at the Center

We are always looking for volunteers to help staff our center. We welcome all enthusiastic family historians, regardless of experience or expertise. Even if you have no prior experience as a consultant, we can pair you with experienced consultants until you feel comfortable and trained in the consultant role.
We need consultants for any of our shifts, but have special needs during the day on Thursdays and on Tuesday afternoons. We would also like to open the center on Friday mornings in the future.

Other Resources

Posted below are links to resources from prior conferences, summer programs, class handouts, and other non-current materials.

2017 Family History Fair Class Handouts
Getting Started: The Different Facets of Family History
Getting Started: Navigation, Pedigree Views & Person Pages
Getting Started: Record Hints & Attaching Sources
Getting Started: FamilySearch Partners
Getting Started: Photos & Stories
Getting Started: FamilySearch Screenshots
Fast, Accurate Research Using FamilySearch
Fast, Accurate Research Using Google
Fast, Accurate Research Using Affiliate & Other Websites
Fast, Accurate Research For Trek
Ancestry.com: Overview, Search Strategies, Catalog & Collections
Ancestry.com: Ancestry Trees, Linking with FamilySearch
County Histories: Locating Ancestors and Breaking Brick Walls
A Research Process: Organizing Your Research Systematically
Locating & Using Digital Newspapers
Newspaper Helpful Hints
Advanced FamilySearch
Basic Indexing Guidelines
Indexing Keyboard Shortcuts
FamilySearch Mobile Apps


PowerPoint Presentations From Amy Fox's FamilySearch Classes
Getting Started
Adding Memories
Fast Descendancy
Searching for More Sources

Click here to see the 2013 Family History Summer Activity Sheet for ages 3 to 6
Click here to see the 2013 Family History Summer Activity Sheet for ages 6 to 12
Click here to see the 2013 Family History Summer Activity Sheet for ages 12 through adult
Click here to download a collection of family history pages for children