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{{FHCpage|location=California}}[[Image:{{CAAntioch}}]]The Antioch California Family History Center serves the communities of Antioch, Bethel Island,  Brentwood, Byron, Discovery Bay, Knightson, Oakley and Pittsburg.  It is a local family history center in the broader Bay Area area covered by the [[Oakland California Large Multi-stake Family History Center|Oakland California Large Multi-stake Family History Center]].  
 
 
The Antioch California Family History Center serves the communities of Antioch, Bethel Island,&nbsp; Brentwood, Byron,Discovery Bay, Knightson, Oakley and Pittsburg.&nbsp; It is a local family history center in the broader area covered by the Oakland Regional Family History Center.<br>
 
  
 
=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
 
=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
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'''Location &amp;&nbsp;Map:'''  
 
'''Location &amp;&nbsp;Map:'''  
  
#'''2350 Jeffery Way'''<br>'''Brentwood, California 94513'''&nbsp;<br>(This is not a mailing address. Due to limited staff, Family History Centers are unable to respond to mail inquiries.)  
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'''Address:''' 2350 Jeffery Way, Brentwood, California 94513  
#The Family History Center entrance is located at the northwest door of the church building.&nbsp; Parking is in the north side parking lot.&nbsp; There is a Family History Center sign at the entrance door.&nbsp; You may need to ring a bell for entrance to the Family History Center during operating hours.  
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#Map to the [http://maps.google.com/maps?q=Antioch+Stake+Center%2FThe+Church+of+Jesus+Christ+of+Latter-day+Saints,+2350+Jeffery+Way,+Brentwood,+CA&hl=en&ll=37.960238,-121.74036&spn=0.031603,0.054846&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=34.259599,56.162109&vpsrc=0&z=14 Antioch California Family History Center].
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*(This is not a mailing address. Due to limited staff, Family History Centers are unable to respond to mail inquiries.)  
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*The Family History Center entrance is located at the northwest door of the church building.&nbsp; Parking is in the north side parking lot.&nbsp; There is a Family History Center sign at the entrance door.&nbsp; You may need to ring a bell for entrance to the Family History Center during operating hours.  
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*Map to the [http://maps.google.com/maps?q=Antioch+Stake+Center%2FThe+Church+of+Jesus+Christ+of+Latter-day+Saints,+2350+Jeffery+Way,+Brentwood,+CA&hl=en&ll=37.960238,-121.74036&spn=0.031603,0.054846&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=34.259599,56.162109&vpsrc=0&z=14 Antioch California Family History Center].
  
 
'''Phone:''' 925-634-9004 (Call during Family History Center hours.)  
 
'''Phone:''' 925-634-9004 (Call during Family History Center hours.)  
  
'''E-mail: '''&nbsp;[mailto:ca_antioch@ldsmail.net ca_antioch@ldsmail.net]<br>
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'''E-mail: '''&nbsp;[mailto:ca_antioch@ldsmail.net ca_antioch@ldsmail.net]<br>'''Open Hours:'''&nbsp;  
 
 
'''Open Hours:'''&nbsp;  
 
 
 
*Tuesday 9 am - 1 pm, 6 pm - 9 pm
 
*Wednesday 9 am - 1 pm, 6 pm - 9 pm
 
*Thursday 9 am - 1 pm
 
*Special Saturday Opening on September 10, October 8 and November 12, 2011 from 9 am - noon
 
  
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*'''Tuesday:''' 9 am - 1 pm, 6 pm - 9 pm
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*'''Wednesday:''' 9 am - 1 pm, 6 pm - 9 pm
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*'''Thursday:''' 9 am - 1 pm
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*'''Saturday:'''&nbsp; 9 am - Noon
  
 
'''Holiday Schedule:'''  
 
'''Holiday Schedule:'''  
  
*Closed the week of Thanksgiving.
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*Closed&nbsp;March 30, 2013&nbsp;
*Closed the last three weeks of December.
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*Closed&nbsp;April 6, 2013&nbsp;
 
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*Closed&nbsp;June 29, 2013&nbsp;
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*Closed&nbsp;July 1-6, 13, 20, 27, 2013&nbsp;
 
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*Closed August 31, 2013
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*Closed October 6, 2013
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*Closed November 25-30, 2013
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*Closed December 23, 2013 - January 4, 2014
  
 
=== Calendar and Events  ===
 
=== Calendar and Events  ===
  
 
==== Upcoming Events&nbsp;  ====
 
==== Upcoming Events&nbsp;  ====
 
*"Digging for Your Roots," 17th Annual Family History Seminar presented by the Concord Family History Center.&nbsp; To be held 15 October 2011 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1590 Denkinger Road, Concord, California from 8 am to 4:30 pm.&nbsp; Registration for syllabus due September 30, 2011.&nbsp; Contact Jackie Hein, 2129 North 6th Street, Concord, California 94519.&nbsp; Seminar and Syllabus:&nbsp; $25/person.&nbsp; Seminar only:&nbsp; $7/person.
 
  
 
==== Staff Training Meetings  ====
 
==== Staff Training Meetings  ====
  
 
Staff meetings are held on the first Thursday evening of each month, 7 pm - 8:30 pm at the family history center.  
 
Staff meetings are held on the first Thursday evening of each month, 7 pm - 8:30 pm at the family history center.  
 
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=== Center Resources  ===
 
=== Center Resources  ===
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:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''Family History Library Catalog:''']&nbsp;&nbsp; This center is able to receive any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog for viewing by patrons.&nbsp; Patrons may order films for delivery to the Family History Center online at [http://www.familysearch.org/films www.familysearch.org/films.]  
 
:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''Family History Library Catalog:''']&nbsp;&nbsp; This center is able to receive any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog for viewing by patrons.&nbsp; Patrons may order films for delivery to the Family History Center online at [http://www.familysearch.org/films www.familysearch.org/films.]  
:*A catalog of all of the books, periodicals, CD's and extended loan microfilms and microfiche held by the&nbsp;Antioch Family History Center is available online at [http://www.oaklandfhc.org/ www.oaklandfhc.org].
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:*A catalog of all of the books, periodicals, CD's and extended loan microfilms and microfiche held by the&nbsp;Antioch Family History Center is available online  
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:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://184.168.30.96:8080/athcgi/athweb.pl?loc=ANTIOCH Antioch Family History Center Catalog search page]<br>
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:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://184.168.30.96:8080/athcgi/athweb.pl Bay Area Family History Centers Catalog Search Page]<br>
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;'''NOTE ''': When using the link to the Bay Area Family History Centers Catalog you&nbsp;are&nbsp;searching the catalogs of 15 family history centers. When you find a resource of interest, be sure to click on the "'''Show Copies'''" tab to see which location has the book, film. microfiche or CD you are interested in.  
  
 
==== Databases and Software  ====
 
==== Databases and Software  ====
  
:*[http://fhc.familysearch.org/ '''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.&nbsp;  
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:*'''[[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.&nbsp;
:*NEHGS Subscription:&nbsp; This center has a library subscription to the New England Historical and Genealogical Society web page, [http://www.americanancestors.org www.americanancestors.org].&nbsp;
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:*NEHGS Databases:&nbsp; This center has a library subscription to the New England Historical and Genealogical Society web page, [http://www.americanancestors.org www.americanancestors.org].&nbsp;
  
 
==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
 
==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
  
:*This center has four microfilm readers, three for 35 mm film and one for 16 mm film, two microfiche readers, a film reader/printer, and six computers which provide access to Internet databases and&nbsp;local CD databases.''&nbsp;&nbsp;'' A shared printer is also connected to the computers.
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:*This center has four microfilm readers, three for 35 mm film and one for 16 mm film, two microfiche readers, a film reader/printer, and six computers which provide access to Internet databases and&nbsp;local CD databases.''&nbsp;&nbsp;'' Shared printers &nbsp;and a scanner/copier also connect to the computers. &nbsp;
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=== Resources in the Local Area<br>  ===
  
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[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cacccgs/ Contra Costa County Genealogical Society] is a non profit local organization that promotes knowledge of, and interest in, genealogy; assists individuals in their own research; and discovers and preserves historical, cultural and genealogical records.
  
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The Antioch Library is a part of the [http://ccclib.org/ Contra Costa County Library] and&nbsp;also contains microfilm records of the Antioch Ledger and Contra Costa Times local newspapers prior to the electronic database of the county library.
  
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cacccgs/ Contra Costa County Genealogical Society]
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=== Links  ===
  
The Antioch Library is a part of the [[ccclib.org|Contra Costa County Library ]]and also contains microfilm records of the Antioch Ledger and Contra Costa Times local newspapers prior to the electronic database of the county library.
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[http://www.ccclerkrec.us/connect/site/ Contra Costa County Clerk Recorder] is the governmental source for obtaining copies of vital records in this area.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
  
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The [http://www.pittsburgca.net/sites/pittsburghistoricalsociety/index.aspx Pittsburg Historical Society] is located at 515 Railroad Avenue, Pittsburg, California.&nbsp; It preserves cultural and historical records of the area including records of genealogical interest.
  
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The [http://www.art4antioch.org/ahs.asp Antioch Historical Society] is located at 1500 W. Fourth Street, Antioch, California. &nbsp; The Library Room contains bound original copies of the Antioch Ledger newspaper from 1931 to 1988.&nbsp; It also contains selected bound originals of city court records, city ledgers, city business license records, and some assessment rolls for periods prior to the early 1930's.&nbsp; The society also has many historical Antioch High School annuals from 1946 to the present time.&nbsp; It has some family history records that have been donated by selected families.
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The [http://www.theschoolbell.com/history/ East Contra Costa Historical Society and Museum] is located at 3890 Sellers Avenue, Brentwood, California.&nbsp;
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The [http://www.ebparks.org/parks/black_diamond/ Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve] of the East Bay Regional Park District has preserved the history of the five coal mining communities that used to exist in the hills above&nbsp;Antioch and Pittsburg, California.&nbsp; They have published several books and have an online record of those buried in the Rose Hill Cemetery which served those communities.&nbsp; Recently, a detailed history of the families of the area was published entitled ''Rose Hill - A Comprehensive History of a Pioneer Cemetery in the Mount Diablo Coal Field'', by Traci A. Parent, the Supervising Naturalist for the park district.&nbsp; It includes extensive information on not only the persons buried in the cemetery, but on the families of the area.
  
[http://www.ccclerkrec.us/connect/site/ Contra Costa County Clerk Recorder] is the governmental source for obtaining copies of vital records in this area.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
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[[Category:California_Family_History_Centers]]

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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.
Antioch California Family History Center
The Antioch California Family History Center serves the communities of Antioch, Bethel Island,  Brentwood, Byron, Discovery Bay, Knightson, Oakley and Pittsburg.  It is a local family history center in the broader Bay Area area covered by the Oakland California Large Multi-stake Family History Center.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

Address: 2350 Jeffery Way, Brentwood, California 94513

  • (This is not a mailing address. Due to limited staff, Family History Centers are unable to respond to mail inquiries.)
  • The Family History Center entrance is located at the northwest door of the church building.  Parking is in the north side parking lot.  There is a Family History Center sign at the entrance door.  You may need to ring a bell for entrance to the Family History Center during operating hours.
  • Map to the Antioch California Family History Center.

Phone: 925-634-9004 (Call during Family History Center hours.)

E-mail:  ca_antioch@ldsmail.net
Open Hours: 

  • Tuesday: 9 am - 1 pm, 6 pm - 9 pm
  • Wednesday: 9 am - 1 pm, 6 pm - 9 pm
  • Thursday: 9 am - 1 pm
  • Saturday:  9 am - Noon

Holiday Schedule:

  • Closed March 30, 2013 
  • Closed April 6, 2013 
  • Closed June 29, 2013 
  • Closed July 1-6, 13, 20, 27, 2013 
  • Closed August 31, 2013
  • Closed October 6, 2013
  • Closed November 25-30, 2013
  • Closed December 23, 2013 - January 4, 2014

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events 

Staff Training Meetings

Staff meetings are held on the first Thursday evening of each month, 7 pm - 8:30 pm at the family history center.

Center Resources

Collections

  • Family History Library Catalog:   This center is able to receive any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog for viewing by patrons.  Patrons may order films for delivery to the Family History Center online at www.familysearch.org/films.
  • A catalog of all of the books, periodicals, CD's and extended loan microfilms and microfiche held by the Antioch Family History Center is available online
           Antioch Family History Center Catalog search page
           Bay Area Family History Centers Catalog Search Page

                NOTE : When using the link to the Bay Area Family History Centers Catalog you are searching the catalogs of 15 family history centers. When you find a resource of interest, be sure to click on the "Show Copies" tab to see which location has the book, film. microfiche or CD you are interested in.

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. 
  • NEHGS Databases:  This center has a library subscription to the New England Historical and Genealogical Society web page, www.americanancestors.org

Hardware and Equipment

  • This center has four microfilm readers, three for 35 mm film and one for 16 mm film, two microfiche readers, a film reader/printer, and six computers which provide access to Internet databases and local CD databases.   Shared printers  and a scanner/copier also connect to the computers.  

Resources in the Local Area

Contra Costa County Genealogical Society is a non profit local organization that promotes knowledge of, and interest in, genealogy; assists individuals in their own research; and discovers and preserves historical, cultural and genealogical records.

The Antioch Library is a part of the Contra Costa County Library and also contains microfilm records of the Antioch Ledger and Contra Costa Times local newspapers prior to the electronic database of the county library.

Links

Contra Costa County Clerk Recorder is the governmental source for obtaining copies of vital records in this area.   

The Pittsburg Historical Society is located at 515 Railroad Avenue, Pittsburg, California.  It preserves cultural and historical records of the area including records of genealogical interest.

The Antioch Historical Society is located at 1500 W. Fourth Street, Antioch, California.   The Library Room contains bound original copies of the Antioch Ledger newspaper from 1931 to 1988.  It also contains selected bound originals of city court records, city ledgers, city business license records, and some assessment rolls for periods prior to the early 1930's.  The society also has many historical Antioch High School annuals from 1946 to the present time.  It has some family history records that have been donated by selected families.

The East Contra Costa Historical Society and Museum is located at 3890 Sellers Avenue, Brentwood, California. 

The Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve of the East Bay Regional Park District has preserved the history of the five coal mining communities that used to exist in the hills above Antioch and Pittsburg, California.  They have published several books and have an online record of those buried in the Rose Hill Cemetery which served those communities.  Recently, a detailed history of the families of the area was published entitled Rose Hill - A Comprehensive History of a Pioneer Cemetery in the Mount Diablo Coal Field, by Traci A. Parent, the Supervising Naturalist for the park district.  It includes extensive information on not only the persons buried in the cemetery, but on the families of the area.