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{{FHCpage|location=Wyoming}}The Cheyenne Family History Center is located in the Cheyenne Wyoming Stake Center, at the corner of Western Hills & Education Drive, Cheyenne, Wyoming. Entrance is at the Southeast corner of the building. The public is invited to use the resources free of charge.  The Center is dedicated to providing education and support for the family history community in the Cheyenne area.
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= Center Contact and Hours =
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The '''Cheyenne Family History Center''' is dedicated to providing education and support for the family history community in the Cheyenne area.  The Family History Center is open to the public who are invited to use the resources free of charge.  Trained volunteers are available during Center hours and by appointment to assist patrons.  Free classes are also offered on a regular basis and open to the public.  
  
=== '''Location & Map''' ===
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'''The Cheyenne and Cheyenne East Stake Family History Center has created an on-line survey for the members, patrons, and friends outside of the Church to determine ways in which we can improve the Center's experience.  You are welcome to take the survey to share your feedback. Please click '''http://goo.gl/forms/OS3WqE78Vm '''to access the survey.'''  
  
*309 Western Hills Blvd., Cheyenne, Laramie, Wyoming
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[[Image:Cheyenne WY Stake Center.jpg|thumb|right|300px]]  
*Entrance is at the southeast corner of the building.
 
*If the entrance door is locked, press the doorbell near the entrance
 
*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=309+Western+Hills+Boulevard,+Cheyenne,+Laramie,+Wyoming&hl=en&ll=41.174875,-104.831886&spn=0.022967,0.040298&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=49.089956,82.529297&oq=309+Western+Hills+Blvd.,+Cheyenne,+Laramie,+Wyoming+&hnear=309+Western+Hills+Blvd,+Cheyenne,+Laramie,+Wyoming+82009&t=m&z=15 Location on Map]
 
 
 
=== Hours  ===
 
  
*'''Monday - '''by appointment
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[[Image:SE Entrance of the Family History Center.JPG|thumb|right|300px]]
*'''Tuesday-Friday''' - 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m
 
*'''Saturday''' - by appointment
 
*'''Holidays''' - Call ahead<br>
 
  
=== Addresses<br> ===
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=== To Register for Classes ===
  
*'''Email: '''wy_cheyenne@ldsmail.net<br>
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'''Click on the FHC&nbsp;Page for "Class Schedule" (in the box to the right)'''<br>  
  
=== Telephones ===
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=== Center Contact and Hours ===
  
*'''Center Phone:&nbsp; '''(307) 634-9536
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'''Location Map:'''  
*After Hours Phone:&nbsp; (307) 635-2245
 
  
=== Directors<br>  ===
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*[https://www.google.com/maps/place/309+Western+Hills+Blvd/@41.1748904,-104.8318683,15z/data=!4m2!3m1!1s0x876f3a12ebf8b953:0xd4b9af191b89360e?hl=en Location on Map]
  
*'''Director:&nbsp; '''Virginia Partch
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'''Center Hours'''  
*'''Associate Director:&nbsp; '''Gloria Milmont
 
*'''Associate Director:'''&nbsp; Melanie Bosselman -- Training
 
  
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Monday: Call for appointment (numbers below)<br>Tuesday: 10:00am - 2:00pm<br>Wednesday: 10:00am - 2:00pm &amp; 6:30pm-8:30pm<br>Thursday: 10:00am - 2:00pm<br>Friday: 10:00am - 2:00pm<br>Saturday: 10:00am - 12noon
  
= Holiday Schedule<br> =
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''Other times are available by appointment by calling 1-307-630-7398.''<br>  
  
=== 2012 Holiday Schedule  ===
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'''Address:'''
  
'''The Center will be closed on:'''
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*309 Western Hills Blvd Cheyenne WY 82003 United States
 
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*Entrance is at the southeast corner of the building.  
*'''Sundays'''
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*If the entrance door is locked, press the doorbell near the entrance
*'''Mondays'''
 
*'''Frontier Days, '''July 23-27
 
*'''Thanksgiving''', November 22-23
 
*'''Christmas''', December 24-January 4
 
 
 
= Calendar  =
 
 
 
You can view our Calendar [https://www.google.com/calendar/embed?src=4i09uo29l41p8l3hc2r8camfdo%40group.calendar.google.com&ctz=America/Denver here]: &nbsp;
 
 
 
= Classes, Registration and Handouts<br>  =
 
 
 
=== Please Register in Advance  ===
 
 
 
*Call the Cheyenne Family History Center (307) 634-9536
 
 
 
*Or email wy_cheyenne@ldsmail.net
 
 
 
=== Cancel a Class Registration  ===
 
 
 
*If you need to cancel a previous class registration, click here
 
*Call the Center (307) 634-9536 if you need help or have any questions
 
 
 
=== One-on-One Training  ===
 
 
 
*You don't have to sign up for an organized group class to get help at the Center.
 
*Come in and work one-on-one with a staff member.
 
 
 
= Class Descriptions  =
 
 
 
'''Introduction to New FamilySearch'''<br>We will start at the beginning and take you through everything you will need to know to begin working with your ancestors on New FamilySearch (NFS). We’ll include practice exercises so that you can try everything that you learn. No previous experience with new FamilySearch is required. ''Class length: 4 classes, one per week for 3 weeks''<br>
 
 
 
'''New FamilySearch Focus'''<br>This class is for those who are familiar with new FamilySearch (NFS) but are looking for some in-depth training on some of the essential NFS skills. ''Class length: 3 classes, one per week for 3 weeks''<br>• Combining duplicate records – and when NOT to combine<br>• Separating combined records – untangling the mess in some of our NFS branches<br>• Search strategies – how to find what you are looking for
 
 
 
'''Research and the Family History Center Portal'''<br>Census record or birth certificate? Immigration records or naturalization papers? Ready to start some basic research to find new information and verify existing data on your ancestors? We will give you some guidelines to help you in your search and introduce you to some great research websites.<br>
 
 
 
'''Beyond PAF – Linking your Personal Data to New FamilySearch'''<br>Already using Personal Ancestral File (PAF)? Want to link that valuable data to New FamilySearch quickly and easily? We will review the options for PAF and other programs that link directly to New FamilySearch. ''Class length: one class''
 
 
 
'''Computer Basics'''<br>Feel intimidated by your computer? Want to become more comfortable with a computer? This is a class for those wanting to know how to get around on their PC, internet access, email setup, troubleshooting and help with personal PC issues. <br>
 
 
 
'''FamilySearch Indexing'''<br>Explains what the FamilySearch Indexing project is working to accomplish and how we can all help in this great effort. Perhaps the easiest, most relaxing family history work available today! You will actually sign up and Index your first batch in class. Bring your LDS membership record with you in order to sign on. ''Class length: one class''<br>
 
 
 
'''Getting Organized – Handling Those Documents!'''<br>Wondering how to file the abundance of certificates, family group sheets, and photos that accumulate while searching for our ancestors? Come and learn a great method for taming the chaos, both for paper and electronic documents. ''Class length: one class''<br>
 
 
 
= Class Schedule  =
 
  
== Please Register in Advance<br>  ==
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*Language:English
  
*Call the Cheyenne Family History Center (307) 634-9536
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'''Directors:'''
*Or email wy_cheyenne@ldsmail.net
 
  
All classes are '''FREE!'''  
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'''Director:''' <br>'''Assistant Director:''' &nbsp;
  
If you register by email and DO NOT receive a confirmation email or phone call, please call the Center to verify your registration was received and recorded properly.
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'''Family History Center Phone:'''
  
To learn more about the classes, check the class descriptions.
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*'''1-307-634-9536 (answered when open)'''
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*'''After Hours Phone:''' 1-307- 630-7398
  
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| Intro to New FamilySearch<br>
 
| Kathleen Turner<br>
 
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| RootsMagic<br>
 
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| Research &amp; Family History Ctr Portal<br>
 
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| New FamilySearch Intro
 
| Kathleen Turner<br>
 
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= Center Resources  =
 
 
 
=== Hardware and Equipment  ===
 
 
 
*11 networked computer workstations with printer access<br>
 
*1 microfilm reader<br>
 
*1 microfiche reader<br>
 
*1 microfiche/film scanner<br>
 
 
 
=== Class/Training Room<br>  ===
 
 
 
*'''Main room''' has 9 computer stations for hands-on use by class members plus a computer, projector and teaching station for the instructor.<br>
 
*'''Microfilm room''' has 2 additional computer stations, well suited for one-on-one assistance.<br>
 
*Both rooms have printer access for all stations.<br>
 
 
 
=== Databases, Software &amp; Collections<br>  ===
 
 
 
*Genealogy database software (Ancestral Quest, Family Insight, Legacy, PAF, RootsMagic)<br>
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''Family History Library Catalog:'''] This Center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.<br>
 
*[http://fhc.familysearch.org/ '''FHC Portal:''']
 
 
 
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= Center Services  =
 
 
== Quarterly Training Meetings<br>  ==
 
 
'''Individuals Invited'''<br>
 
 
*Stake and Ward Priesthood Leaders with Family History responsibility<br>
 
*Family History Consultants<br>
 
*Staff serving at Family History Centers<br>
 
*Anyone interested in learning more about family history<br>
 
 
'''Schedule'''<br>
 
 
Held on the 2nd Thursday at 7:00 p.m. at the Cheyenne Stake Center
 
 
2011 dates
 
 
*January 13
 
*April 17 (in conjunction with Stake Auxiliary Training)
 
*July 14
 
*October 13
 
 
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= Local Resources &amp; Links<br>  =
 
 
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= Volunteer at the Center''<br>''  =
 
 
[[Category:Wyoming_Family_History_Centers|Category:Wyoming Family History Centers]]
 

Latest revision as of 18:08, 3 April 2017

FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.
Cheyenne FHC
Address
308 Western Hills Blvd
Cheyenne, Wyoming
307-634-9536
wy_cheyenne@ldsmail.net
FHC Pages
Home
Holiday Schedule
Calendar
Class Schedule and Registration
Center Resources
Center Services
Class Descriptions
Consultant Tools
Volunteer

The Cheyenne Family History Center is dedicated to providing education and support for the family history community in the Cheyenne area.  The Family History Center is open to the public who are invited to use the resources free of charge.  Trained volunteers are available during Center hours and by appointment to assist patrons.  Free classes are also offered on a regular basis and open to the public.

The Cheyenne and Cheyenne East Stake Family History Center has created an on-line survey for the members, patrons, and friends outside of the Church to determine ways in which we can improve the Center's experience.  You are welcome to take the survey to share your feedback. Please click http://goo.gl/forms/OS3WqE78Vm to access the survey.

Cheyenne WY Stake Center.jpg
SE Entrance of the Family History Center.JPG

To Register for Classes

Click on the FHC Page for "Class Schedule" (in the box to the right)

Center Contact and Hours

Location Map:

Center Hours

Monday: Call for appointment (numbers below)
Tuesday: 10:00am - 2:00pm
Wednesday: 10:00am - 2:00pm & 6:30pm-8:30pm
Thursday: 10:00am - 2:00pm
Friday: 10:00am - 2:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 12noon

Other times are available by appointment by calling 1-307-630-7398.

Address:

  • 309 Western Hills Blvd Cheyenne WY 82003 United States
  • Entrance is at the southeast corner of the building.
  • If the entrance door is locked, press the doorbell near the entrance
  • Language:English

Directors:

Director:
Assistant Director:  

Family History Center Phone:

  • 1-307-634-9536 (answered when open)
  • After Hours Phone: 1-307- 630-7398

E-mail:

  • WY_Cheyenne@ldsmail.net