Jacksonville Florida East 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:


  • 7665 Fort Caroline Rd Jacksonville FL 32277-2214
  • This is not a mailing address.
  • Due to limited staff, Family History Centers are unable to respond to mail inquiries.
  • Entrance to the center is located at the back church building.
  • Please ring the bell.
  • Language:English

Open Hours:

  • Tuesday: 10:00am - 2:00pm and 7:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Wednesday: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Thursday: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am - 1:00pm
  • Other times by appointment

Important Notice: The modem at the Center was apparently damaged during a recent storm and we currently do not have access to the Internet. The Center will be closed until at least Tuesday, 31 May 2022. Hopefully we can get the necessary repairs made and restore access to the Center. Thank you for your understanding.

Holiday Schedule:

Closed the first Saturday in March, April and October: Thanksgiving week: Last two weeks of December:

Christmas and New Years Closing Dates: Monday 20 December - Monday 3 January 2022

Calendar and Events[edit | edit source]

Upcoming Events[edit | edit source]

Jacksonville Genealogical Society Meeting:

Carol Clay and Alana Masters will take you on a virtual tour of the Southern Genealogist's Exchange Society. You can join the tour on Saturday 12 May at 1:30pm by contecting to the following link:

Zoom Meeting: https://jaxgen.us12.list-manage.com/track/click?u=f813d053821bfc2dc73f2ba7f&id=e0ebd29d1a&e=697a103a19

Class Schedule[edit | edit source]

Staff Training Meetings: TBA[edit | edit source]

Center Resources[edit | edit source]

Collections[edit | edit source]

  • over 1500 books
  • periodicals
  • over 1400 films on extended loan
  • over 1500 fiche
  • data base of names submitted to the center with about 47,000 names currently listed
  •  FHC Portal: 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 is currently out of service and there is currently not a date when it will become available.

Hardware and Equipment[edit | edit source]

  • 7 computers
  • 3 microfilm readers
  • 1 microfiche reader
  • 1 scanner for both film and fiche

Center Services[edit | edit source]

The center staff is eager to be of assistance. In addition to providing access to restricted document research, speciality areas include: Indexing, Memories, Ancestry.com., and FindAGrave.com

Staff Research Specialties[edit | edit source]

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Links[edit | edit source]

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