Mount Timpanogos 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.


Center Contacts and Hours

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Location & Map

  • 835 North 900 East American Fork, Utah
  • We are located in the same building as the Highland Utah FM Group (Map) which is on the North West Side of the Developmental Center Chapel located directly West and across the street from the Mt. Timpanogos Temple

Phone: 801-763-2093

E-mail: ut_mounttimpanogos@ldsmail.net

Hours of Operations

Please Note: We are closed whenever the Mt. Timpanogos Utah Temple is closed for Holidays or Maintenance.

The Mount Timpanogos Utah Family History Center will be closed Monday, May 16 through Monday, May 30, 2016.

Mt. Timpanogos Utah Temple Special Closing Dates: http://www.lds.org/church/temples/mount-timpanogos-utah#tab=date


9AM - 1PM SHIFT 1PM - 5PM SHIFT 5PM - 8PM SHIFT
Sunday CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED
Monday CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED
Tuesday OPEN OPEN By Appointment**
Wednesday OPEN OPEN By Appointment**
Thursday OPEN CLOSED CLOSED
Friday OPEN CLOSED CLOSED
Saturday CLOSED
CLOSED

CLOSED

** By Appointment => Shift opens as scheduled. Remains open as scheduled as long as patrons are using the center or there is an appointment that shift. Those without appointments are welcome, but you should call first to make sure the center is open.

The Mount Timpanogos Utah Family History Center will be closed:

Monday, November 7 through Monday, November 21, 2016 while the Mount Timpanogos Utah Temple is closed.

2016 - 2017 Additional Holiday Closings

The Mount Timpanogos Utah Family History Center will be closed:

Tuesday, November 22 through Monday, November 28, 2016

and

Monday, December 19 through Monday, January 2, 2017.

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Youth Groups

We always look forward to working with Ward Youth Groups!

Please call center to make an appointment for your group prior to your visit.

Prior to coming please make sure all youth already have their LDS account to use for Indexing or to access New Family Search. Please click on the following link for more information LDS Account Registration

If your youth group is coming for help with New Family Search please have them bring information on at least one of their deceased ancestors to research.

Also the Riverton Family History Center can train very large groups at the same time. Please see the click on the following link to schedule a time with them. Riverton FHC Group Visits

Upcoming Events

Create your FREE Color Genealogy 9 Generation Fan Chart

To create your FREE Color Genealogy 9 Generation Fan Chart please go to Create Fan. You will be requested to log into you FamilySearch account so the software can gather your ancestral information from FamilySearch. This will generate a PDF document that you can save or print.

Note: The 9 generations printed form FamilySearch.org may not be accurate unless individuals have cleaned up and verified their ancestors as far back as 9 generations.

FREE Online Genealogy Forms and Training

Online Forms

Online Training Courses

Online Research Training Videos

The following list is just a sampling of many of the ResearchTraining Videos that are available from the above link at the Learning Center Home page.

Online Training Videos

Microfilm - Microfilms available at BYU Family History Library

Family History Library Microfilms available at BYU Family History Library

Microfilm - Online Ordering

Microfilm ordering is now done online and is no longer required to be done at a FHC by doing the following steps:

  1. Find film number by searching using the FamilySearch Catalog
  2. Then order film online at Online Film Ordering NOTE: Be sure to select the Mount Timpanogos Family History Center as the Center/library you want it sent to, or it might go to a different FHC.
  3. Then email us with your name and email addresses/phone number with your film number(s) and we will notify you when we receive your film(s) and it is available at our FHC! E-mail: ut_mounttimpanogos@ldsmail.net

You can order the microfilm for two lengths of time:

  • Short-term loan - With this loan, films must be returned within 90 days. A 60-day renewal option is available after your short-term loan expires.
  • Indefinite loan - The film will remain at the FHC indefinitely.

Microfilm Prices as of Feb. 15, 2012

  • Short-term film loan $7.50 {must be returned after 90 days}
  • Short-term film loan extension $7.50 {must be returned after extending for additonal 60-days}
  • Indefinite film loan $18.75 {Remains at the library/center indefinitely}
  • Microfiche loan $4.75

Center Resources

Collections


Databases and Software

  • Software:
    • RootsMagic
    • AncestrialQuest
    • PAF - v2,3 & 5
    • FamilyInsight
  • 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.
    • 19th Centry British Library Newspaper Digital Archive
    • Access Newspaper Archive
    • Alexander Street Press - The American Civil War
    • Ancestry.com
    • ArkivDigital Online - Swedish Genealogy
    • Findmypast
    • Fold3.com (previously known as Footnote.com)
    • The Genealogist
    • Godfrey Memorial Library
    • Hertiage Quest Online
    • Historic Map Works Library Edition
    • Paper Trail
    • World Vital Records

Hardware and Equipment

  • We have 15 desk top computers for individual or group use.
  • 2 printers. (One printer can scan documents and save them to a USB drive)
  • 3 microfilm readers. (one connected to a computer for scanning and saving images, and two that are the older manually operated type.)


Center Services

Staff Lanuage Specialists

  • Danish - Gil Torriente
  • Norwegian - Gil Torriente
  • Spanish - Gil Torriente
  • Swedish - Sue Smith, (native) Gil Torriente

Non Staff lanuage Specialists

  • Italian (native) - Lisa Williams

Staff Software and Computer Specialists

  • Ancestry.com - Carol Gould, Kaye Lopez
  • Ancestrial Quest - Carol Gould, Kaye Lopez, Sue Smith
  • Beginning Basic Computer - (MAC & PC) Tina Adams, Connie Faerber, Mark Smith
  • FamilyInsight - Tina Adams
  • Indexing - Sue Smith
  • Internet for research - Tina Adams
  • Legacy - Tina Adams, Lynn McFadden
  • New Family Search - Tina Adams, Carol Gould, Sue Smith
  • New Family Search - Cleanup - Tina Adams
  • Old Famliy Search - Carol Gould , Sue Smith
  • PAF - Tina Adams, Carol Gould, Sue Smith
  • PowerPoint - Tina Adams
  • RootsMagic - Carol Gould, Sue Smith
  • Training - Tina Adams

Staff Research Specialists

  • Danish - Gil Torriente
  • Norwegian - Gil Torriente
  • Southern States - Carol Gould
  • Spain - Gil Torriente
  • Swedish - Gil Torriente, Sue Smith, Wanda Taylor

Non Staff Research Specialists

  • Italian Research including MicroFilm, Indexing - Lisa Williams

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Resources in the Local Area

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Other Family History and Library Centers and Resources

Volunteer at the Center

Please contact the Center at (801)763-2093 or email ut_mounttimpanogos@ldsmail.net for more information on how to join our FHC consultant staff.