Galveston Texas 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 Map:


  • 3300 77th ST Galveston Tx 77551 United States
  • Family History Center entrance southeast corner of the building
  • Language:English


  • 1-409-744-7938



Open Hours:

  • Monday:Closed
  • Tuesday:11am-2pm by appointment only with 2 day notice
  • Wednesday:6:30pm-8:30pm
  • Thursday:11am-2pm by appointment only with 2 day notice
  • Friday:Closed
  • Saturday: 10am-1pm by appointment only with 2 day notice
  • Sunday: Closed for Sunday Church Services only"

Holiday Schedule:

Closed all major holidays and the Wednesdays before Thanksgiving and the weeks of Christmas and New Years.:
Also will be closed the Week of July 6-11th due to other Church activities planned.

Please email the Galveston Stake TFH Consultant - Center for additional information at or call after 5pm to 409 771 0091 to reach Sister Valeria M. Busby the Stake TFH Consultant - Center of the Family History Center..

You may also call 512-914-3844 To speak to the ward missionary.

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings

Center Resources: 5 Computers for research, 2 printers. One working Manual Microfilm reader and a manual microfisch reader.


Include some microfisch, microfilms and a few volumes of the Lakeview and other local cemetery lists from the local Genealogical Societies.

Databases and Software

  • 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.

Hardware and Equipment

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

Resources in the Local Area

Rosenberg Library, the only Public Library in Galveston TX 409 763-8854 has some History and general book resources on Genealogy and Galveston TX history.


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For more information on the Galveston TX Genealogical Society:

For the Texas City Ancestor Searchers:

Volunteer at the Center

Enthusiastic and dependable volunteers always welcome and appreciated. Free training provided.