Cedar City Utah 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

Location and Map:

  • 95 North 2125 West, Cedar City, Utah 84720
  • Entrance is located on the northwest portion of the building.

Map to FHC

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Phone: 1 435-586-0432

E-mail: ut_cedarcitynorth@ldsmail.net

Open Hours:

  • Monday: 9 am - 6 pm
  • Tuesday through Friday: 9 am - 9 pm
  • Saturday: Groups by appointment

2017 Holiday Schedule:

  • Center is closed:

Pres Day, Feb 20; Easter, April 13,14; Memorial Day, May 29; July 4th; July 24th; Labor Day, Sep 4; Halloween evening, Oct 31; Thanksgiving, Nov 22, 23, 24; Christmas - New Years Dec 18 thru Jan 1, 2018;

2018 Holiday Schedule:

  • Center is closed:
  • Pres Day, Feb 19; Easter, April 13,14; Memorial Day, May 29; July 4th; July 24th; Labor Day, Sep 3; Halloween evening, Oct 31; Thanksgiving, Nov 21, 22, 23; Christmas - New Years Dec 17 thru Jan 1, 2018;
  • Closed for Carpet Cleaning: May 21, Aug 31, Oct 4

Calendar and Events

Staff Fireside: Every 4th Sunday at 7:00 P.M.

No Fireside Scheduled for November

Family History Dinner Thursday December 8th

2017 Family Tree Classes:

October: No classes scheduled for October

November: Tues, 7th 6-7:30 pm, Repeated Wed 8th 10-11:30 am, Navigating Family Tree

Tues, 14th 6-7:30 pm, Repeated Wed 15th 10-11:30 am, Correcting data and relationships and merging

Tues, 21st 6-7:30 pm, Repeated Wed 10-11:30 am?, Finding ancestors who need Temple ordinances

Tues, 28th 6-7:30 pm, Repeated Wed 29th 10-11:30 am, Adding photos, stories and sources

December: No classes scheduled for December

Scheduled Groups 2017:

October 17 - Homestead Ward R.S. - 7:00 pm

October 24 - Cedar Hills Ward YM/YW - 7:00 pm

October 26 - West View Ward R.S. - 7:00 pm

November 1 - Hill Crest Ward R.S. - 7:00 pm

November 2 - Hill Crest Ward R.S. - 7:00 pm

Center Resources

19 computers, 3 microfilm readers, 1 microfiche, 1 digital reader-scanner.

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  • Extensive collection of books, local histories, How-To books, histories, journals, and books for every reigon in the U.S.

Databases and Software

  • FHC Portal This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to "subscription" family history software, such as Ancestry, and other sites that generally charge for subscriptions. For example:
  • 19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archive;
  • Access Newspaper Archive;
  • Alexander Street Press - The American Civil War;
  • Ancestry.com;
  • ArkivDigital Online;
  • Find My Past;
  • Fold3.com;
  • The Genealogist;
  • Godfrey Memorial Library;
  • Heritage Quest Online;
  • Historic Map Works Library Edition;
  • Paper Trail;
  • World Vital Records.

Schedule a Group Session:

Relief Society, Young Men, Young Women, Priesthood, and community groups are all welcome. The staff is prepared to teach indexing, Family Tree, research, clearing names for temple work, or whatever is requested. Just call the center. A staff worker will take the information, and we will schedule you on the calendar.

Opportunites for Youth:

BSA Merit Badge

Resources in the Local Area and Links

SUU University Special Collections

Daughters of Utah Pioneers Collection

Cedar City Museums

Cedar City Visitors Bureau