Blackfoot Idaho 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.

The Blackfoot Idaho Family History Center is located in Blackfoot Idaho and serves patrons from throughout the the area.  All are welcome to use center resources in their family history efforts.


Center Contacts and Hours[edit | edit source]

Location Map:


  • 815 Mitchell Lane Blackfoot Idaho 83221 United States
  • The Family History Center is located immediately East of the Mountain View Middle School.
  • Parking lot on the same side as the school.
  • Language:English


  • 1-208-785-5022



Open Hours:

  • Monday: closed till further notice
  • Tuesday:9:00am-9:00 pm
  • Wednesday:9:00am-9:00 pm
  • Thursday:9:00am-9:00 pm
  • Sunday: 4:00-8:00 Pm

Holiday Schedule:

Closed for all major holidays including Easter April 12th, Mothers Day May 10th, Fathers Day June 21st, Closed: Sept. 6th thru Sept. 12th (Fair Week) Thanksgiving week from Nov. 24 through Nov 26, also closed for General Conference week ends, April 4-5 and Oct. 3-4

Closed for Christmas and New Years from December 22nd through January 1st, 2021

Volunteer/Staff Schedule[edit | edit source]


Staff Training Business Meeting 2nd Monday of each month 1:00 - 2:00 P.M.

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Nan Harrison

Dorothy Sayer
Neta Jones

Vickie Beck

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Vickie Mendenhall

Dennis Mendenhall

Darrell Lewis

Joyce Lewis

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Alan Ridl
Lee Bendixsen


East Stake Youth FHC

training 5:00 - 6:00 pm

every third Sunday

1:00 - 5:00 Closed until further notice

1:00 - 5:00

Larry Despain

Sheryll Despain

Sharol Whitaker

Jackie Byington

1:00 - 5:00

Scott Pharis

Kimi Pharis

Ava Chiappini

Roy Chiappini

1:00 - 5:00

Ava Chiappini

Carol Teague
Sherry Hall

Cricket Cox


Blackfoot Stake youth FHC

training 7 - 8 pm every

third Sunday

5:00 - 9:00


5:00 - 9:00

Karen Seely

Wade Seely

Marilyn Cottam

Janis Phelps

5:00 - 9:00

Dan Barrus

Jeanette Barrus

Nadine Ramirez

Ron Ramirez

5:00 - 9:00

Linda Murdock

Blake Gardner

Seria Gardner

4:00-8:00 pm

Paul Beutler

MaryLou Beutler

Doug Coffman

Leonard Swallow

Renn Rock

Calendar and Events[edit | edit source]

Upcoming Events[edit | edit source]

Class Schedule[edit | edit source]

Leadership Training -[edit | edit source]

  Center Resources[edit | edit source]



  • The library hosts a small collection of books, microfilm, and microfiche. 

Databases and Software[edit | edit source]

  • 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.
  • There is a local database of obituaries from in and near Blackfoot from 1983.

Hardware and Equipment[edit | edit source]

  • 20 Computer stations are available for patron use.
  • Lexmark scanner, copier, printer
  • Epson fast copier for photos

Center Services[edit | edit source]

Staff Research Specialties[edit | edit source]

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Resources in the Local Area[edit | edit source]

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Training Links[edit | edit source]

Family Search Learning Center

Family Search Getting Started

Ancestral Quest Learning Center

Pocatello Regional Family History Center Online Training

RootsMagic Webinars

Legacy Family Tree Training Videos

Legacy Family Tree Webinars

Volunteer at the Center[edit | edit source]

Volunteers are the backbone of service. Community members are especially welcome. All that is necessary is a desire to serve and to play nice with others. Use the phone number and/or email address posted above to volunteer.----


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