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Welcome to the website of the '''Quincy Illinois Family History Center!'''  
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=== Location  ===
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:*[https://www.google.com/maps/dir//210+Cardinal+Terrace,+Quincy,+IL+62305/@39.933016,-91.346773,17z/data=!4m13!1m4!3m3!1s0x87ddf84aa62b2a31:0x76587dbd06c62019!2s210+Cardinal+Terrace,+Quincy,+IL+62305!3b1!4m7!1m0!1m5!1m1!1s0x87ddf84aa62b2a31:0x76587dbd06c62019!2m2!1d-91.346773!2d39.933016 Location Map]<br>
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:*210 Cardinal Terrace [[Image:Quincy Illinois LDS Chapel Collage.JPG|right|300px|Quincy Illinois LDS Chapel Collage.JPG]]<br>Quincy IL 62301 United States<br>
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:*We are located in the rear of the building on the southeast corner along the south end of the building (image of the entrance is on the bottom left of the collage) and have '''ADA-compatible access'''. Entrance is at the southeast door. Push Door bell and we will answer and open the door. The Center is immediately to the left as you enter the building. Ample free parking is available.<br>
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:*Please note that this is not a mailing address. Due to limited staff, Family History Centers are unable to respond to mail inquiries.
  
=== Center Contacts and Hours ===
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=== Center Contact Info ===
  
'''Location &amp;&nbsp;Map:'''  
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*Phone: '''217-224-3220''' (FHC phone)<br> '''
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*E-mail: [mailto:il_quincy@ldsmail.net '''il_quincy@ldsmail.net''']
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*Quincy IL FHC Director: 309-306-2060 or [mailto:byron@holdiman.us byron@holdiman.us]
  
:*210 Cardinal Terrace Quincy IL 62301 United States<br>
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=== Hours of Operation  ===
:*Rear Entrance
 
:*(Link to map using ''[http://maps.google.com Google]''
 
  
'''Phone:''' 217-224-3220 or 217-224-9030 (Director)
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==== FHC Hours  ====
  
'''E-mail:''' [mailto:il_quincy@ldsmail.net il_quincy@ldsmail.net]
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*'''Sunday: '''CLOSED
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*'''Monday:''' CLOSED
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*'''Tuesday:''' 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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*'''Wednesday: '''CLOSED
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*'''Thursday: '''10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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*'''Friday: '''CLOSED
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*'''Saturday:''' 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  
'''Open Hours: Mon-Thur''' 10am-1pm
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Because of several staff members having some recent major illness concerns, the FHC is short staffed temporarily. If you are interested in using the FHC but cannot come in during the limited hours, please call 309-306-2060 and we will try to accommodate a time that works for you.
  
'''Holiday Schedule:'''
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NOTE: If these hours do not work with your schedule, there may be a possibility of making an appointment to use the FHC outside of these hours. To arrange a possible appointment outside of the listed hours, please call 309-306-2060.
  
:*'''Closed Holidays'''
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We '''occasionally''' close unexpectedly because of inclement weather or illness. Please call for information about unexpected alterations to our normal operation hours.
  
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==== Holiday Closure Schedule  ====
  
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'''Closed for the following holidays:'''
  
=== Calendar and Events  ===
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:*New Year's Day
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:*LDS General Conference (first Saturday of April)
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:*Independence Day
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:*LDS General Conference (first Saturday of October)
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:*Thanksgiving Day and the following Friday
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:*Christmas Eve to New Year's Day
  
==== Upcoming Events  ====
 
  
==== Class Schedule ====
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===Boy Scout Genealogy Merit Badge / Cub Scout Heritages Pin or Belt Loop ===
  
==== Staff Training Meetings  ====
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Our staff is ready to work with your pack or troop to earn either the Genealogy Merit Badge (Boy Scouts) or the Heritage Pin or Belt Loop (cub scouts). For more information about scheduling either the scouts to come to the FHC or to have a staff member to come to your scout troop/pack, please call 309-306-2060.
  
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=== FHC Onsite Resources  ===
  
=== Center Resources  ===
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==== Our Patron Resources  ====
  
==== Collections  ====
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*'''4''' Patron Computers (recent models)[[Image:Collage of Resources in the Quincy Illinois FHC.JPG|right|300px|Collage of Resources in the Quincy Illinois FHC.JPG]]
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*'''2''' Microfilm Readers
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*'''1''' Microfiche Reader
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*'''1''' Digital Camera for copying microfilm &amp; microfiche
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*'''1''' Multi-use printer (color scanner and b/w printer)
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*'''1''' Photo printer
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*WiFi Internet access through out the building
  
:*[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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==== Free Access to Premium Online Databases  ====
:*''Manuals with Adams County Cemetaries, Local German History, other varied resources''
 
  
==== Databases and Software  ====
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*Ancestry.com
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*Fold3.com
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*Newspaper Archives
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*Find My Past (access to limited records)
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*Godfrey Memorial Library
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*Heritage Quest Online
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*19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archive
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*Alexander Street Press - The American Civil War
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*ArkivDigital Online
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*Historical Map Works Library Edition
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*LegacyStories
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*Paper Trail
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*World Vital Records
  
:*'''[[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;
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==== Microfilm - Order Direct  ====
  
==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
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*As part of our collection, we have several rolls of microfilm from the Family History Library on long term loan to the FHC. List of available films coming soon. Even if we do not have the film at the FHC, it can be ordered for usage at the FHC.
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*Microfilms ordered and sent to the Quincy Illinois Family History Center are just $7.50 each and will be kept for 90 days at the Quincy Illinois Family History Center with a 60 day extension possible.
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*Microfilm must be ordered online at [https://film.familysearch.org FamilySearch]. Select the Quincy Illinois Family History Center as the default location where you would like your microfilm/microfiche to be sent. Confirmation of the order and notification of the arrival of the film at the library will be sent to patrons via email.
  
:*''Computers, printers, microfilm readers on site''
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=== Calendar and Events  ===
  
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Check back soon for specific events and classes available at the Quincy Family History Center.
  
=== Center Services ===
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==== Upcoming Events ====
  
==== Staff Research Specialties  ====
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'''Correcting Errors in FamilySearch''' <br>Saturday, September 19 @ 9:00AM <br>FamilySearch FamilyTree has information submitted by people from all over the world and is available for free. Individuals may have entered incorrect information, though. But what if you know the information is incorrect, how do you change it? This session will demonstrate how to make changes in FamilySearch. The Family History Center will be open afterwards for anyone that needs hands-on help.
  
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==== Staff Training Meetings ====
 
 
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=== Resources in the Local Area<br> ===
 
  
'''Quincy Public Library '''has a large area devoted to genealogy, 526 Jersey, Quincy, Illinois
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*TBA
  
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===In the Local Area===
  
=== Links  ===
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*'''[http://quincylibrary.org/illinois-room/ Quincy Public Library - Illinois Room]<br>'''526 Jersey St., Quincy, IL ([https://www.google.com/maps/dir//526+Jersey+St,+Quincy,+IL+62301/@39.93001,-91.407248,17z/data=!4m13!1m4!3m3!1s0x87ddf6ff09fd1cd7:0xfdd491ac9d00a0b0!2s526+Jersey+St,+Quincy,+IL+62301!3b1!4m7!1m0!1m5!1m1!1s0x87ddf6ff09fd1cd7:0xfdd491ac9d00a0b0!2m2!1d-91.407248!2d39.93001 Directions] - Google Maps)<br>
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*'''[http://www.hsqac.org/research Historical Society of Quincy and Adams County -- Research Library''']<br>425 S 12th St, Quincy, IL ([https://www.google.com/maps/dir//425+S+12th+St,+Quincy,+IL+62301/@39.9268419,-91.4001395,16z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m8!4m7!1m0!1m5!1m1!1s0x87ddf706088d32c1:0x9b19dd0f2b029993!2m2!1d-91.395848!2d39.926842 Directions] - Google Maps)<br>
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*'''[http://www.quincy.edu/academics/brenner-library Brenner Library - Quincy University''']<br>1800 College Ave, Quincy, IL ([https://www.google.com/maps/dir//1800+College+Ave,+Quincy,+IL+62301/@39.939239,-91.3878798,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m8!4m7!1m0!1m5!1m1!1s0x87ddf7a27938ff55:0x425e80d4f4a28b50!2m2!1d-91.385734!2d39.939239 Directions] - Google Maps)<br>
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*'''[http://www.thequincymuseum.com Quincy Museum]'''<br>1601 Maine St, Quincy, IL ([https://www.google.com/maps/dir//1601+Maine+St,+Quincy,+IL+62301/@39.9324419,-91.3941325,16z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m8!4m7!1m0!1m5!1m1!1s0x87ddf7a0afc43055:0xeb06a740b7d796f3!2m2!1d-91.389841!2d39.932442 Directions] - Google Maps)<br>
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*'''[http://gr-gs.org/ Great River Genealogical Society]'''<br>Meets second Thursday of each month, September to April<br>at the Lutheran Church of St. John, 3340 State St, Quincy IL ([https://www.google.com/maps/dir//3340+State+St,+Quincy,+IL+62301 Directions] - Google Maps)<br>
  
[http://www.quincyillinois.com/ Quincyillinois.com]
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=== Websites for Local Information  ===
  
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*[http://adams.illinoisgenweb.org Adams County, Illinois GenWeb]
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/ill/adams/ Adams County, Illinois Genealogy Trails]
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*[http://quincylibrary.org/newspaper-archive/ Quincy Newspaper Archives -- Quincy Public Library]
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*[http://www.idaillinois.org/cdm/search/collection/qpl Quincy Area Historic Photo Collection -- Illinois Digital Archives]
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*[http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/home.html Illinois State Archives Databases -- Marriages, Deaths, Military, Land, Servitude/Emancipation, etc.]
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*[http://cdm16447.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/landingpage/collection/p15414coll1 Illinois Boys in Blue -- Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library]
  
=== Volunteer at the Center ===
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=== Volunteer at the Center ===
  
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If you would like to donate your time and talents and work with us in the library, please let us know. We would love to work with you. You can contact the director at 309-306-2060.

Latest revision as of 06:02, 7 March 2017

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


Quincy Illinois Family History Center

We would like to invite you to the Quincy Illinois Family History Center! It is available to serve members of the community free of charge. The Center is open to the public and all are encouraged to visit and let us help you find your family history!


Location

  • Location Map
  • 210 Cardinal Terrace
    Quincy Illinois LDS Chapel Collage.JPG

    Quincy IL 62301 United States
  • We are located in the rear of the building on the southeast corner along the south end of the building (image of the entrance is on the bottom left of the collage) and have ADA-compatible access. Entrance is at the southeast door. Push Door bell and we will answer and open the door. The Center is immediately to the left as you enter the building. Ample free parking is available.
  • Please note that this is not a mailing address. Due to limited staff, Family History Centers are unable to respond to mail inquiries.

Center Contact Info

Hours of Operation

FHC Hours

  • Sunday: CLOSED
  • Monday: CLOSED
  • Tuesday: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Wednesday: CLOSED
  • Thursday: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Friday: CLOSED
  • Saturday: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Because of several staff members having some recent major illness concerns, the FHC is short staffed temporarily. If you are interested in using the FHC but cannot come in during the limited hours, please call 309-306-2060 and we will try to accommodate a time that works for you.

NOTE: If these hours do not work with your schedule, there may be a possibility of making an appointment to use the FHC outside of these hours. To arrange a possible appointment outside of the listed hours, please call 309-306-2060.

We occasionally close unexpectedly because of inclement weather or illness. Please call for information about unexpected alterations to our normal operation hours.

Holiday Closure Schedule

Closed for the following holidays:

  • New Year's Day
  • LDS General Conference (first Saturday of April)
  • Independence Day
  • LDS General Conference (first Saturday of October)
  • Thanksgiving Day and the following Friday
  • Christmas Eve to New Year's Day


Boy Scout Genealogy Merit Badge / Cub Scout Heritages Pin or Belt Loop

Our staff is ready to work with your pack or troop to earn either the Genealogy Merit Badge (Boy Scouts) or the Heritage Pin or Belt Loop (cub scouts). For more information about scheduling either the scouts to come to the FHC or to have a staff member to come to your scout troop/pack, please call 309-306-2060.

FHC Onsite Resources

Our Patron Resources

  • 4 Patron Computers (recent models)
    Collage of Resources in the Quincy Illinois FHC.JPG
  • 2 Microfilm Readers
  • 1 Microfiche Reader
  • 1 Digital Camera for copying microfilm & microfiche
  • 1 Multi-use printer (color scanner and b/w printer)
  • 1 Photo printer
  • WiFi Internet access through out the building

Free Access to Premium Online Databases

  • Ancestry.com
  • Fold3.com
  • Newspaper Archives
  • Find My Past (access to limited records)
  • Godfrey Memorial Library
  • Heritage Quest Online
  • 19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archive
  • Alexander Street Press - The American Civil War
  • ArkivDigital Online
  • Historical Map Works Library Edition
  • LegacyStories
  • Paper Trail
  • World Vital Records

Microfilm - Order Direct

  • As part of our collection, we have several rolls of microfilm from the Family History Library on long term loan to the FHC. List of available films coming soon. Even if we do not have the film at the FHC, it can be ordered for usage at the FHC.
  • Microfilms ordered and sent to the Quincy Illinois Family History Center are just $7.50 each and will be kept for 90 days at the Quincy Illinois Family History Center with a 60 day extension possible.
  • Microfilm must be ordered online at FamilySearch. Select the Quincy Illinois Family History Center as the default location where you would like your microfilm/microfiche to be sent. Confirmation of the order and notification of the arrival of the film at the library will be sent to patrons via email.

Calendar and Events

Check back soon for specific events and classes available at the Quincy Family History Center.

Upcoming Events

Correcting Errors in FamilySearch
Saturday, September 19 @ 9:00AM
FamilySearch FamilyTree has information submitted by people from all over the world and is available for free. Individuals may have entered incorrect information, though. But what if you know the information is incorrect, how do you change it? This session will demonstrate how to make changes in FamilySearch. The Family History Center will be open afterwards for anyone that needs hands-on help.

Staff Training Meetings

  • TBA

In the Local Area

Websites for Local Information

Volunteer at the Center

If you would like to donate your time and talents and work with us in the library, please let us know. We would love to work with you. You can contact the director at 309-306-2060.