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Concord California 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.

Concord FHC
3700 Concord Blvd.
Concord, CA 94519

Location Map
Tue: 9 am – 5 pm
Wed: 9 am – 8 pm
Thurs: 9 am - 5 pm
Sat: 9 am - 1 pm
FHC Pages
Directions and Contacts
Events and Classes
Facility Resources
Community Resources
Research Links

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Upcoming Events[edit | edit source]

HOW TO Class[edit | edit source]

Our next HOW TO class is on January 18, 2020 at 10:00 AM.
"How To Find Missing Ancestors in Institutional Records.

Part 2: Poor Houses, Orphanages and Prisons."

Do you have ancestors who seemed to disappear off the face of the earth?

Were any of them found in a "poorhouse"? What about an orphanage?

Did you know a child could be in an orphanage even though the parents were still alive?

Madeline Yanov will help you find the answers to these questions and more,

including prison records She will give you tips on what is in these records and

where to find them. Your ancestors don't have to be missing anymore!

Instructor: Madeline Yanov

All are Welcome

Class is free
Questions: Call Jackie 925-827-4729


HOW TO Classes will resume in January 2020 with

Live Webinars[edit | edit source]

from Salt Lake City Family History Library will be streamed to the

Concord Family History Center

These classes are OPEN TO ALL 

Dates - Time - Subject - Level.

Tuesday, 6 Aug - 9:00 - Attaching Sources to FamilyTree - Beginner

Tuesday, 13 Aug - 9:00 - Adding Memories to FamilyTree - Beginner

Tuesday, 20 Aug - 9:00 - Merging and Correcting Relationships on FamilyTree - Beginner

Tuesday, 27 Aug - 9:00 - Submitting Names for Temple Ordinances on FamilyTree - Beginner

Family Historians - Genealogy Interest Group[edit | edit source]

On Tuesday, Aug 13 at 10:00 -- We will be viewing a Legacy Family Tree Webinar titled

Should You Take The Hint? -- Automated Record Hinting on the Giant Genealogy Websites.

The presenter is Sunny Jane Morton. This is an excellent talk for beginners and experienced family historians, alike.

Sunny explains the difference between selecting Hints and Searching, as well as how to do both most effectively for each of the four major genealogy programs -- Ancestry, FamilySearch, My Heritage and Find My Past. (They are not the same.) A discussion will follow the presentation.

The Family Historian group meets on Tuesday's at 10:00 AM - Noon except when the Center is closed.

(Class begins immediately following the 9 AM streamed Salt Lake City Live Webinars mentioned above)

This open, on-going weekly group will discuss topics about building sound practices

and developing a strong research foundation. If you are working on your family genealogy

and would like support either with the process of researching effectively or in finding elusive information

or would like to share your progress with interested, knowledgeable, friendly people you are sincerely invited to join us.

All are welcome.

SLC Family History Library Webinar Classes[edit | edit source]

For an extensive list of webinar class links, current and past, visit:
Scroll down to Current Month Schedules and
Select the Current Month or View Past Webinars.
All are welcome to watch these webinars at home or
at the Concord Family History Center.

About Us[edit | edit source]

Welcome! The Concord California Family History Center serves Concord, Walnut Creek, Pleasant Hill, Martinez, and their surrounding communities.

We have a lot going on, so use the links in the menu to the right to find out about getting involved and to get help with your research.

Volunteer at the Center[edit | edit source]

Please contact us if you are interested in volunteering at the Center.

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