Springfield Missouri South Family History Center

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Springfield Missouri South Family History Center

The Family History Center serves the south Springfield, Nixa, Republic, Ozark and rural areas around south Springfield, Missouri. Although there are scheduled hours for operation, a temple and family history consultant will be happy to meet with patrons at times convenient for them.

Center Contacts and Hours[edit | edit source]

Location Map: Location Map

Address: 4450 S Farm Rd 141 (Cox Road), Springfield, MO 65810

  • Please park on the south side of the church building. Ring the bell to the left of the doors for entrance to the center.
  • Language: English


E-mail: MO_SpringfieldSouth@familyhistorymail.org1

Inclement Weather

When Springfield Public Schools closes due to weather conditions, the Family History Center will be closed. Additional closures due to inclement weather are decided on a case by case basis. Efforts will be made to post those closures on the Wiki page.

Normal Hours:

  • Tuesdays: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm evening hours contact your Ward Temple and Family History Consultant.
  • Wednesdays: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Closed all major holidays. The FHC will also close in the case of severe weather. The Family History Center is closed when Springfield Public Schools cancels school due to inclement weather (snow days).

Closures due to inclement weather will be posted here.

Calendar and Events[edit | edit source]

Upcoming Events[edit | edit source]

Class Schedule[edit | edit source]

Staff Training Meetings[edit | edit source]

Second Thursday of each month at 12 pm in the FHC

Center Resources[edit | edit source]

Databases and Software[edit | edit source]

  • 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. The Portal includes access to :
19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archive
Alexander Street Press
The American Civil War:Research Database, letters and diaries, Images, Photographs, Posters, and Ephemera Social and Cultural History, Women and Social Movements in the United States
American Ancestors - Library Rights
Ancestry - Institution Versions: U.S. | Australia | Canada | Germany | Sweden | United Kingdom
ArkivDigital - If necessary, select " English " from the language drop-down menu in the upper-right corner of the page.
FindmyPast - Institution Version
Kinpoint - Premium
MyHeritage - Library Edition
Paper Trail
Puzzilla - Premium Services
Hardware and Equipment
  • Computers
  • WIFI for Patron Owned Laptops
  • Lexmark Scanner/Printer/Copier

Books and Magazines

Center Services[edit | edit source]

Staff Research Specialties[edit | edit source]

  • Quebec
  • Scotland
  • United States Census
  • England/UK

Resources in the Local Area[edit | edit source]

Links[edit | edit source]

Volunteer at the Center[edit | edit source]