Midvale Utah Union Fort 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.

The Midvale Utah Fort Union Family History Center services the Midvale and Union Fort areas.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  • Address: 7155 South 540 East, Midvale, UT 84047
  • Please use North Door.  Ring upper door bell for access.
  • Come straight in and turn right and Library is first door on right.
  • Location on Map

Phone: 801-569-1621

Hours of Operations:  

Morning Afternoon Evening
Monday 9AM to 1PM 1PM to 5PM CLOSED
Tuesday 9AM to 1PM 1PM to 5PM 5PM to 9PM
Wednesday 9AM to 1PM 1PM to 5PM 5PM to 9PM
Thursday 9AM to 1PM 1PM to 5PM 5PM to 9PM
Friday 9AM to 1PM 1PM to 5PM CLOSED

ALICE NEFF (801) 255-1617 

Asst.Director S. WELLS (801) 352-2503

Asst.Director F. FULLMER (801) 943-1336

Asst.Director BARRY JOHNSON (801) 561-4535

Asst.Director DAVID HANSON (801) 255-2253

We are in need of additional daytime staff at our Family History Center. If you are comfortable with a computer and available to volunteer for 3 daytime hours per week, we would love to have you, and happy to help you learn additional skills. Please contact: Alice Neff: (801) 255-1617 .

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

2012 Family History Classes Overview:

(Classes will be held in the Midvale Union Fort Multi-Stake Family History Center unless otherwise noted)

Classes Beginning in March

Intermediate Computer (4 week course)
Discover the magic of using Microsoft Windows including file organization and
tips and tidbits for easier computer manipulation.
Fri. Mar. 2, 9, 16, 23 10:00 a.m. - 11:30am Instructor: L. Hadfield

IrfanView (new) (1½ hour class)
Enjoy the versatility of this FREEWARE to help you capture screens, straighten,
edit, and utilize documents in family history work. Works on PC & Mac.
Tue. Mar. 13 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Instructor:  D. Hanson

Newspaper Archives (1½ hour class)
Get a glimpse of your grandmother’s life. Read her obituary, learn about who
came to visit, or where she was going on a trip. Small town newspapers kept a
close eye on the inhabitants. Their activities became the “talk of the town”.
Thu. Mar. 8 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Instructor:  K. Beers

Priesthood Leadership Training (1 hour class)
Training for Priesthood Leaders responsible for Family History work, primarily
High Priest Group Leaders.
Thu. Mar. 22 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Instructor: T. Stroud

Write Family Histories your children and grandchildren will read (2 weeks)(1½ hour class)
It’s easier than you think. Clipart illustrations included.
Thu. Mar. 22, 29 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Instructor: J. Evans

FamilySearch Wiki (new) (3 week course)
Family history advice by the community. What is it? What does it mean to you?
How can it help you? Can you contribute?
Wed. March 21, 28 April 4th at 7:00 p.m. Instructor: D. Knox

Staff Training Meetings

1. Usually held on the third Thursday of the month in the Relief Society Room.

2.  August topics are:  MacFamily Tree, Advanced Geneology built for Mac; and Find a Grave.

Center Resources


  • Family History Library Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
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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. (Note to FHC: Not all FHCs have access to this portal. If you do not, you will want to remove this entire bullet. If you do have access to it, just remove this text in italics.)

Hardware and Equipment :

1. We have computers, printers, copying equipment, Microfishe readers.

2. Copies are .05 cents each.

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

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Resources in the Local Area

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