Akron Ohio Family History Center

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Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map:

Address:

  • 106 E Howe Rd Tallmadge OH 44278-1055 United States
  • East end of church building. First door on right. Has ramp at left end. May park along the side or in the back of the building. Other doors are usually locked.(
  • Handicap ramp.
  • Language:English

Phone:

  • 1-330-630-3365

E-mail:

  • OH_Akron@ldsmail.net

FHC Director:

  • Jeanne Peugh
  • Assistant Directors: Margaret Arthurs

Open Hours:

  • Monday:10:00am-2:00pm
  • Wednesday:10:00am-2:00pm
  • Thursday: 7:00-9:00 PM
  • Saturday:10:00am-2:00pm

Groups of 4 or more, please call ahead to have staff to accommodate you.

Holiday Schedule: We will be closed on Saturday, September 2nd and Monday September 4th for Labor Day - We will also be closed on Saturday, September 16th because we will have a booth at the Global Village Festival of Greater Akron. Please come join us.

We occasionally close unexpectedly because of inclement weather or illness: Please call for information about unexpected alterations to our normal operation hours: Closed on Major holidays:


Calendar and Events

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October 14, 2017 - Family History Fair - 9:30 am - Registration - 9:45 Opening Remarks - Class 10:00 am - 2:30 pm - Lunch 12:20 - 12:55 (Provided)

Classes:

DNA Research 101/102 -- John Ashcraft

Compare Giants - Family Seach, Ancestry, My Heritage, and Find My Past - Sunny Morton (handout)

What's So Special About Special Censuses - Sunny Morton (handout)

Akron Summit Public Library --- Jane Gramlich

Family Search 101/102 - --- David/Ellen Stark

German Records -- Gudrun Hull

African-American Records --- Rhonda Abrams

Indexing - Irene Kanouff

Family History Center --- Jeanne Peugh

Center Resources

Collections

  • FamilySearch Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.
  • Various book for states and countries. One room dedicated to Ohio. Microfilm collection
  • available as well as select microfiche.

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

  • Computers, printers, microfilm/microfiche readers, books, scanner/copier, Consultants. 


Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

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