Eagle Idaho Family History Center

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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.

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

May Calendar of Classes

Monday April 29th- 1pm "Computer Tips For Family History"

                             1pm "Immigration Records"

Tuesday April 30th- 10am "Family Tree-Adding Photos & Stories" Hands On Computer

                             7pm "Computer Tips For Family History"

                             7pm ""Family Tree" Introduction Hands On Computer

Wednesday May 1st 10am "Family Tree" Introduction Hands On Computer

Thursday May 2nd 10am "Indexing" Hands On Computer

                             7pm  "Immigration Records"

                             7pm "Scanning & Saving Documents & Pictures"

Monday May 6th 1pm "File Management For Family History"

                          1pm "Research1-Pattern & Methodology"

Tuesday May 7th 10am "Family Tree Introduction" Hands On Computer

                            7pm "File Management For Family History"

                            7pm "Family Tree-Adding Photos and Stories" Hands On Computer

Wednesday May 8th 10am "Google For Family History" Hands On Computer

Thursday   May 9th 10am  "Great Tips For Indexing"  Hands On Computer

                              7pm "The MAC & Family History"  

                              7pm "Research I Pattern & Methodology"

Monday May 13th 1pm "Family Tree" Introduction, Editing, Sources"

                           1pm "Research 2- Finding The Proof"

Tuesday May 14th 10am "Learn How To Research"  Hands On Computer

                            7pm "Family Tree" Introduction, Editing, Sources

                            7pm "My IPAD & Family History"

Wednesday May 15th 10am "Using Family Search"

Thursday   May 16th 10am "Learn How to Index"

                                7pm "Research 2-Finding The Proof"

                                7pm "Scanning & Saving Documents & Pictures

Monday May 20th 1pm "Family Tree-Merging, Temple Ordinances & Tip

Tuesday May 21st 10am "Family Tree-Adding Photos & Stories" Hands On Computer

                             7pm "Family Tree-Merging, Temple Ordinances & Tips

                             7pm "Family Tree-Introduction" Hands On Computer

Wednesday May 22nd 10am "Using Historical Maps"  Hands On Computer

Thursday May 23rd 10am "Tips To Help With Indexing" Hands On Computer

                              7pm "Research 2-Finding the Proof"

                              7pm "Scanning & Saving Documents & Pictures


Tuesday May 28th 10am "Where Do I Begin"  Hands On Computer

                             7pm "Family Tree-Introduction" Hands On Computer

Wednesday May 29th 10am "Family Tree-Introduction" Hands On Computer

Thursday May 30th 10am "Learn How To Index"

                               7pm "MAC& Family History" Hands On Instruction

Every Wednesday at 10:00 am -One on One-Learning How to Use Roots  Magic! 

Center Closures

We Will Be Closed Monday May 27th For Memorial Day

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.


Staff Meeting in April will be held Thursday April 25th at 6:30 pm 

Center Resources


  • 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.
  • 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

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 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


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 Links to 6-Week Consultant Training Handouts and PPT's:

Tech Tools  https://dl.dropbox.com/u/48794634/New%20Handout%20for%20Tech%20Tools%20Class.doc

Research I PPT - http://dl.dropbox.com/u/82390524/Research%20I.ppt

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

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

Research II PPT - http://dl.dropbox.com/u/82390524/ResearchII.ppt

Research II Handout (Links to Websites) - http://dl.dropbox.com/u/82390524/Research%20II%20HandoutLinks.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:

Using FamilySearch Effectively


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


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


Volunteer at the Center

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