Provo Utah Bonneville Family History Center

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      The Provo Utah Bonneville Family History Center is located in the southeast portion of our stake center. The parking lot can be entered from 1000 East in back of the church building.  On Google Maps street view, our address is 166 S 1000 E.  Our main entrance is the door under the awning.  Wheelchair access is through the double glass doors around the right side of the building (can be seen on Google Maps street view at 164 S 1000 E).

      You can use several genealogy websites for free on our computers that are subscription websites, including Ancestry, fold3, Access Newspaper Archives, ArkivDigital, Find My Past, and many others (see below).

      We are continually expanding our hours, so check back often to see when we are open.  Our friendly and experienced staff is ready to help you find your ancestors!

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  • 85 South 900 East, Provo, Utah 84606
  • Link to map using Google

Phone: 801-370-6674

E-mail:UT_ProvoBonneville@ldsmail.net

Open Hours: 

  •  Sunday     1:00pm to 3:00pm
  • Fast Sunday  1:00pm to 5:00pm
  •  Tuesday     10:00am to 2:00pm and 7:00pm to 9:00pm
  •  Wednesday    7:00pm to 9:00pm
  •  Thursday     10:00am to 9:00pm
  •  Saturday       11:00am to 1:00pm
  •  Call your ward consultant to make appointments for other times.

Holiday Schedule:  Closed for General Conference, Stake Conference, and holidays.


Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings


Center Resources

Collections

  • FamilySearch Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.

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.
  • The 19th Century British Library Newspapers digital archive
    Access Newspaper Archives
    Alexander Street Press, American Civil War
    Ancestry.com
    ArkivDigital Online
    Create your Who Do You Think You Are? Story, for free
    Find My Past
    Fold3
    Historic Map Works Library Edition
    Legacy Stories
    MyHeritage
    Paper Trail
    ProQuest Obituary Listings
    Puzzilla.org - Premium Services
    World Vital Records

Hardware and Equipment

  • We have five computers, two microfilm readers, a microfiche reader, and a printer/scanner/copier.

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

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Resources in the Local Area

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Links

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Volunteer at the Center

We are looking for volunteers to help staff the center.  Volunteers work a two hour shift once a week at the center.  If you have experience in family history and love to help people find their ancestors, please contact us!