Essex Vermont 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]


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Address: 73 Essex Way, Essex, VT 05452-3384

  • Language: English




Open Hours:

The Essex Vermont Family History Center will be open by appointment and have consultants available during the following times:

Tuesday Evening from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Wednesday Mid-day from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Wednesday Evening from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Thursday Mid-day from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM


To schedule an appointment for Tuesday evening, please contact James Webster (802) 355-2975

To schedule an appointment for Wednesday mid-day or Thursday mid-day, please contact Jon Ojala (802) 899-3193

To schedule an appointment for Wednesday evening, please contact Carolyn Benson (802) 372-5848


Other days and times may be scheduled by contacting Jon Ojala (802) 899-3193

Holiday Schedule:

Closed 1st weekend in Apr/Oct for General Conference.

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]

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.
  • Among others:
    2. HeritageQuest Online
    3. Access Newspaper Archives
    4. Alexander Street Press, American Civil War
    5. Legacy Stories
    6. World Vital Records

Hardware and Equipment[edit | edit source]

  • 2 Dell 9030 Optiflex computers
  • 4 Microfilm readers
  • 1 Lexmark MX511 printer/scanner

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]