Elma Washington 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[edit | edit source]

Location Map:


  • 702 Main St E Elma WA 98541-9353 United States
  • Language: English



  • WA_Elma@familyhistorymail.org

Open Hours:

  • Open by appt. only.

Holiday Schedule:

Closed all major holidays:

Calendar and Events[edit | edit source]

Upcoming Events[edit | edit source]

Class Schedule[edit | edit source]

Staff Training Meetings[edit | edit source]

Center Resources[edit | edit source]

Premium Online Websites at FHC: FREE - FamilySearch The Family Search web site records span billions of names across hundreds of collections—including census, birth, marriage, death, probate, land, military, IGI extracted, and more.[edit | edit source]

The local Family History Library also provides FREE use of numerous family history research websites that normally require a subscription fee for access. Visit our local library to see a listing of the available sites and utilize, free of charge, these resources. Shown below are many popular ones.

  • Ancestry.com,
  • Footnote.com,
  • My Heritage
  • Find My Past,
  • American Ancestors
  • Godfrey Memorial Library,
  • Heritage Quest Online,
  • 19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archive,
  • Alexander Street Press - The American Civil War,
  • The Genealogist,
  • Historical Map Works Library Edition,
  • World Vital Records, and much more.

Collections[edit | edit source]

Databases and Software[edit | edit source]

  • Family History Center 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[edit | edit source]

Center Services[edit | edit source]

Staff Research Specialties[edit | edit source]

Resources in the Local Area[edit | edit source]

Links[edit | edit source]

  • Using the FamilySearch Research Wiki: A comprehensive video presentation explaining the Wiki, navigating it, and some especially useful pages. Case studies demonstrate using the Wiki for genealogical research. Editing and adding articles to the Wiki are covered.

Volunteer at the Center[edit | edit source]