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:  M-T-W 9am-4pm; T-W-Th 6:30pm-9:30pm; F 9am-12:30pm 

Holiday Schedule: Closed all major holidays, the week of Thanksgiving and two weeks at Christmas.


Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Boise Area Spring Family History Conference, April 28th, 2012, Nampa North Stake Center, 6111 Birch Lane, Nampa, Idaho. Registration and information visit: www.byui.edu/communityconnections/ conferences.

Class Schedule 

                Date                       Title                                Time

April

Thur     April 26th        Basic Internet                            7:30 pm  

Mon     April 30th        Basic Internet                            1:00 pm


May

Thur   May 3rd            Tying Together NFS and FS        7:30 pm

Mon   May 7th            Hands-on Indexing                    1:00 pm

Thur   May 10th           Hands-on Indexing                    7:30 pm

Mon   May 14th           Computer and Internet Tips        1:00 pm

Thur   May 17th           Search Engine Basics               7:30 pm

Mon   May 21st           RootsMagic                              1:00 pm

Thur   May 24th           Descendancy Research             7:30 pm

Thur  May 31st            FamilySearch.org                      7:30 pm

The Center will be closed Monday, May 28, for Memorial Day. 

Staff Training Meetings

3rd Thursday at the Eagle Family Center. Staff meeting at 7:00 PM. Training class open to everyone at 7:30 PM, usually held in a room down the hall.

Center Resources

Collections

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

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:  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. 
  • This 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

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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

 


Links

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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



Volunteer at the Center

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