South Hill 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[edit | edit source]

Location Map:


  • 13420 94th Ave E Puyallup WA 98373 United States
  • Language: English



Open Hours: The Center is open by appointment only. Please email us to set up an appointment.

What we do:

* We provide research help, answer questions, and suggest possible sources. We do not do research or perform research services for patrons.

* Provide Service Opportunities for missionaries and volunteers.

* Tours and encouragement.

* Classes and training for patrons and volunteers.

Additional Possible Interests[edit | edit source]

Center Resources[edit | edit source]

Collections[edit | edit source]

Databases and Software[edit | edit source]

Puyallup South FHC
Premium Sites
The 19th Century British Library
Access Newspaper Archives
Alexander Street Press (American Civil War)
ArkivDigital Online
Find My Past
The Genealogists
Genline Family Finder
Godfrey Memorial Library
Heritage Quest Outline
Historic Map Works Library Edition
Paper Trail
World Vital Records
  • 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.

Hardware and Equipment[edit | edit source]

  • 7 networked computer workstations with printer access
  • Paper copiers
  • Printer/Scanner

Resources in the Local Area[edit | edit source]

Genealogy at Washington State Library - The first American Library north of the Columbia River, the Washington State Library was established by the Organic Act of the Territory of Washington passed on March 2, 1853

Tacoma-Pierce County Genealogical Society - genealogical source material of Pierce County and the Puget Sound Region. The society contributes to the collection of genealogical material in then Northwest Room of the Tacoma Public Library, which is open to all researchers and the public.Meetings: Second Tuesday of each month, Sept - Nov, Jan - May (6pm Educational 7pm Meeting)

Tacoma Public Library (Northwest Room) - The Library's collection contains more than 5,000 titles including bound volumes, microfilm, microfiche, compact discs, and periodicals.

Fiske Genealogical Foundation - Arthur Fiske's genealogical research notes, records of births, marriages, and deaths, cemetery inventories, family group sheets, pamphlets, photo copies of articles, photo copies of excerpts from rare books, newsletters, ephemera, and more.

Heritage Quest Research Library - Puyallup/Sumner Genealogy Group (1pm - 3pm) at Heritage Quest Research Library.

Association of Professional Geneaologists (APG) Puget Sound Chapter - Site has details on areas of expertise, specialties and backgrounds of members as well as contact information for rates and availability for research. "APG Code of Ethics sets the standard for professional conduct in genealogy, Every member of the APG signs this code of professional ethics..."

Local Genealogical Societies

Bainbridge Island, Chelan Valley, Clallam County (Port Angeles), Clark County (Vancouver), Eastern Washington (Spokane), South Widbey Island, Grays Harbor (Cosmopolis), Jefferson County (Port Townsend), Kittitas County (Ellensburg), Lewis County (Chehalis), Lower Columbia (Longview), Mason County (Shelton), Northeast Washington (Colville), Okanogan County, Olympia, Puget Sound (Port Orchard), Seattle, Skagit Valley (Conway), Sno-Isle (Lynnwood), South King County (Kent), Stillaguamish Valley (Arlington), Tacoma-Pierce County, Tri-City (Richland), Walla Walla, Wenachee Area, Whatcom (Bellingham), Whitman County (Pullman)

Volunteer at the Family History Center[edit | edit source]

Who[edit | edit source]

* Those who want to learn more (Service always teaches us the most)

* Experienced or NON-experienced family historians. We can HELP you learn more!

* Temple and Family History Consultants and Missionaries

When[edit | edit source]

* Select one or more shifts

* Shifts are 10 am to 1 pm; 1 pm to 4 pm; 6 pm to 8:30 pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursdays.

Minimum staffing is 2 people per shift and must be of the same gender or a married couple.

* Our goal is to have 3 persons or 2 married couples assigned to each shift. We have a number of vacancies available.

Volunteering from Home[edit | edit source]

Want to Help From Home with the Greatest Genealogy Project on Earth?
Join up to Index the Records of the Family History Library for all the world to use for FREE!!!


Part-time mission from your home[edit | edit source]

Help unite families -- be a Family History Support Missionary

How do I get started?[edit | edit source]

  • Talk with your bishop or branch president

Where can I find- -out more?[edit | edit source]

  • Telephone: 1-866-406-1830 (US & Canada)

  • E-Mail:

Links[edit | edit source]

Puyallup, Washington wiki page

GENUKI - UK and Ireland Genealogy