Green Bay Wisconsin Family History Center

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Green Bay Wisconsin Family History Center

The Green Bay Family History Center has wonderful staff to help you learn how to find your ancestors. We are available to help in English. Spanish and Hmong translators are also available with an appointment. We have experts in Family Research specializing in Germany and the United States. For a limited time we have assistance in Armenian. Come check out our center!

Center Contacts and Hours[edit | edit source]

Location Map: Location of Green Bay Wisconsin Family History Center on Map

Address: 651 Pinehurst Ave Green Bay, WI 54311

  • Languages: English. Hmong, Spanish, and Bulgarian translators are available. Contact us for more information.

Phone: 920-406-8050


Open Hours:

  • Tuesday: 6:00pm-9:00pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00am-12:30pm and 6:00pm-9:00pm

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

Holiday Schedule: We are closed Thankgiving Week, Christmas Week and New Years Week and other major holidays.

We are also closed when the Green Bay Area School District is closed due to inclement weather.

Calendar and Events[edit | edit source]

Upcoming Events[edit | edit source]

Class Schedule[edit | edit source]

Contact us if you would like to schedule time to speak with a consultant to get one on one research assistance or just stop by to familiarize yourself with our center.

February 4 10:00 AM -12:00 PM Learn to restore old or damaged pictures using programs on your Mac. (Mac users only) Call to reserve your slot.

Staff Training Meetings[edit | edit source]

Center Resources[edit | edit source]

Collections[edit | edit source]

  • Patrons' Microfiche Collection -- a collection of fiche ordered by our patrons, assorted titles. Contain family histories, vital records, and other types of information.
  • Indefinite Film Collection -- a collection of films on a variety of subjects, to include vital records, county records, court records, etc.
  • Book Collection: --
  • Our center has a number of indefinite microfilms covering Wisconsin and Europe. Search the FamilySearch Catalog to see if what you are looking for is at our center. If someone else has requested the film it might be here and ready for your use.

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.
  • British Newspapers
  • Find-My-Past (UK)
  • Fold3 (formerly Footnote)
  • Genline (Swedish)
  • Heritage Quest
  • World Vital Records and others.

Hardware and Equipment[edit | edit source]

  • 3 computer stations with high-speed internet access
  • 1 multifunction printer to copy, scan, and duplex print
  • 4 film readers (with 35 mm and 16 mmm capabilities)
  • 1 fiche reader
  • 1 printer/reader

Center Services[edit | edit source]

Staff Research Specialties[edit | edit source]

Our staff can help you get started with your family history using Family Search or RootsMagic. We will try to steer you in the right direction so you can be successful in finding your family.

Resources in the Local Area[edit | edit source]

This section is to highlight other resources in our area that will be helpful for individuals doing research in North East Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Area Research Center - Green Bay 920-465-2539

Brown County Library Local History

Brown County Register of Deeds

Green Bay Catholic Diocese

Links[edit | edit source]

  • FamilySearch Research Wiki: What It Can Do For You!: 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]

We are looking for volunteers to help in photo restoration. Please contact our center if you can share your knowledge with us!