Oakhurst California 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:

Address:

  • 59969 School Road, Oakhurst, California 93644 United States
  • Language:English

Phone:

  • 1-559-683-8878

E-mail:

  • CA_Oakhurst@ldsmail.net

Open Hours:

  • Tuesday:10:00am-2:00pm
  • Wednesday:10:00am-2:00pm and 6:30pm-8:30pm
  • Thursday:10:00am-2:00pm
  • Friday:10:00am-2:00pm

Holiday Schedule:Thanksgiving Week and December 22 through January 5th, 20016.

Closed also during adverse weather that shuts down Hwy 41 at Deadwood:


Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Public Family History class held on the 2nd Tuesday each month at 12:00-1:30 PM from September through May, unless notified differently.

Roots Magic classes are being held on the 2nd Wednesday of every month, one in the morning at 10:30 and one in the evening at 7:PM.

Staff Training Meetings

2nd Tues of every month.


Center Resources

Collections

  • Film:  More than 600 rolls of varrious records.
  • Census Records 
  • CD's
  • Books
  • Microfiche: More than 2500 sets of records
  • Access to Ancestry .com, Find My Past.com, My Heritage.com, Fold 3.com, Family Search.org and several more.

Databases and Software

  • FHC Portal
  • Free Internet Affiliate Programs:  Ancestery.com, Footnote.com, Alexander Street Press, Heritage Quest, Godfrey Memorial Library, Find my Past.co.uk, Genline.com and many others.

Hardware and Equipment

  • 8 Computers
  • Printer/Scanner
  • 2 Microfilm Readers
  • Flat Bed Scanner
  • desks & tables
  • Forms and more!

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties


Resources in the Local Area


Links

  • 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.

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Volunteer at the Center