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Revision as of 01:16, 5 January 2013

The Eagle Idaho Family History Center is staffed by Eagle Stake, Meridian North Stake and Star Stake. We invite everyone to come and visit our center. We look forward to helping you search your family history.

Contents

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  1. 2090 N Eagle Road, Eagle, Idaho 83616, United States
  2. Park on the southwest side of building. Use the southwest door labled "Family History Center"
  3. (Link to map using Google or other map sites)

Phone:   208-319-1159

E-mail: ID_Eagle@ldsmail.net

Open Hours: 

Daytime:  Mon, Tue, Wed 9am-4pm;  
                Thu 9am-12:30pm

Evening:  Tue, Wed, Thu 6:30pm-9:30pm.

Holiday Schedule: Closed all major holidays.


Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Beginning in February we will be offering a six-week course designed to help Ward Family History Consultants learn their roles and increase their skills.  It is important to begin training with the first class because each class is designed to build on knowledge received in the previous class.  Each class will be presented twice weekly to better meet your schedule, one daytime class and one evening class.  Please don't stop coming if you miss a class - we will help you make it up individually.

Class Schedule 

              Date                                                   Title                                          Time
  Monday      January 7th

  Basic Census Research

1:00 PM

Tuesday

Tuesday

  January 8th

  January 8th

 "Getting Your Family History Organized"

 " Learn Family Tree"

10:00 AM

7:00 PM

Thursday

Thursday

  January 10th

  January 10th

  "Learn How to Index"

   "Basic Census"

10:00 AM

7:00 PM

Monday

   January 14th   

  "Basic Iternet Research"

  1:00 PM

Tuesday

Tuesday

  January 15th

  January 15th

  "Learn Family Tree"  

  "Learn Family Tree"  

10:00 AM

 7:00 PM

Thursday Thursday

 January 17th          Januray 17th

 "Learn How to Index"  

"FamilySearch.org"

10:00 AM    7:00 PM

  Thursday   January 17th    "Family Tree"    7:00 PM
 Monday   January  21st   "I Want To Find My Family,        Where Do I Begin"    1:00 PM
 Tuesday   January 22nd    "How Do I Get Started?"   10:00 AM

Thursday

 January 24th

"Learn How to Index"

10:00 AM

Thursday   January 24th   "FamilySearch.Org"    7:00 PM

Center Closures

The Eagle Family History Center will not be closed during the month of January, we will have our regular posted schedule. 

Personal Training 

Any class will be taught one-on-one.  Call 208-319-1159 to set up an appointment. 

Staff Training Meetings

The Staff Training meetings are held every 3rd Thursday at the Eagle Family Center. Staff meeting begins at 6:30 PM. After training meeting we will be offering two classes open to everyone at 7:00 PM.  For January, we will be offering "Family Search.org"   and a Hands On Computer Class, "Family Tree, sources and editing."


Center Resources

Collections

  • Family History Library Catalog: The center has the ability to order films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
  • Magazines: American Ancestors, FamilyTree, and Internet Genealogy.  The center has over 300 microfilm and microfiche, many reference books and Daughters of Utah Pioneer books. 

Databases and Software

  • FHC Portal: The 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:  Ancestry, Fold3.com, WorldVital Records, Heritage Quest, FindMyPast, Familyhistorylink, Godfrey Memorial Library, Historical Maps, The American Civil War, Genline, TheGenealogist and 19th Century British Library Digital Newspaper Collection. 
  • The center also has access to GenealogyBank and American Ancestors.
  • Software - Personal Ancestral File, PAF Companion, FamilyInsight, Roots Magic, Legacy, Ancestral Quest, Personal Historian, AniMap and Progeny.

Hardware and Equipment

  • 7 new Lenova computers with 23" screens
  • 3 new multi function printers
  • 1 scanner
  • 5 Microfilm readers
  • 1 Microfiche reader
  • 1 Microfilm and microfiche copier

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

(Include sections for any other services your center provides. Add additional sections for those services. See the Mesa and Logan FHC pages for examples.)

 Resources in the Local Area

Idaho State Archives and Research Center -- 2205 Old Penitentiary Road, Boise Idaho,(208) 334-2620. Hours T - Sat. 10 AM - 4 PM

Western States Marriage Index, Idaho State Death Index 1911- 1956 and Eastern Idaho Death Records -- http://abish.byui.edu/specialcollections

Boise Public Library, newspapers and obituary collections -- www.boisepubliclibrary.org

 Links

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 Links to 6-Week Consultant Training Handouts:

Tech Tools  http://dl.dropbox.com/u/82390524/Tech%20Tools%20Handout.doc

Research I   http://dl.dropbox.com/u/82390524/Research%20I.doc

Research I - Research Pattern  http://dl.dropbox.com/u/82390524/Research%20Pattern.doc

Role Of Family History Consultant -Working With Leaders: Link to Guide:  

    http://broadcast.lds.org/elearning/fhd/Local_Support/Consultant/Expos/2012/Family%20History%20Consultant%20Conference%20Presentations%E2%80%942012.pdf


Links to PowerPoint files for classes taught at Eagle Family History Center:


Descendancy Research, Nola Serra, Instructor, January 19, 2012

http://dl.dropbox.com/u/48794634/Descendancy%20Research.ppt


Search Engine Basics, Nola Serra, Instructor, May 17, 2010

http://dl.dropbox.com/u/82390524/Search%20Engine%20Basics.ppt

Volunteer at the Center

We are looking for those who have research skills and/or computer skills.