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{{FHCpage|location=California}}[[Image:Downloaded7580266604402308550 FHC.jpg|right|361x258px|Downloaded7580266604402308550 FHC.jpg]]The Mission Viejo Family History Center serves a major portion of South Orange County, California. All are welcome and our services are free. <br><br>
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{{FHCpage|location=California}}[[Image:Downloaded7580266604402308550 FHC.jpg|right|364x302px|Downloaded7580266604402308550 FHC.jpg]]The Mission Viejo Family History Center serves a major portion of South Orange County, California. All are welcome and our services are free. <br><br>  
  
 
=== Free Genealogy Classes  ===
 
=== Free Genealogy Classes  ===
 
'''20 Sep 2012 - Basic Genealogy'''
 
 
'''11 Oct''' '''2012''' -&nbsp; '''Record Keeping'''
 
 
'''08 Nov 2012 - Family History Gifts'''&nbsp;
 
 
'''10 Jan 2013 -&nbsp; DNA'''
 
'''07 Feb 2013 -&nbsp; Immigration'''
 
 
'''14 Mar 2013 -&nbsp; England'''
 
'''11 Apr&nbsp; 2013 -&nbsp; Germany'''
 
'''16 May 2013 -&nbsp;Conference&nbsp;Report'''&nbsp;
 
 
'''06 Jun 2013 -&nbsp; Planning a Research Trip'''
 
  
 
'''Sign Up: Call 949-582-0285 or email [mailto:missionviejofhc@gmail.com missionviejofhc@gmail.com]'''  
 
'''Sign Up: Call 949-582-0285 or email [mailto:missionviejofhc@gmail.com missionviejofhc@gmail.com]'''  
 
'''CLASSES START AT ''''''7:00 pm to 8:00 pm'''
 
 
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=== Location &amp;&nbsp;Map  ===
 
=== Location &amp;&nbsp;Map  ===
  
'''Address:''' 27976 Marguerite Parkway, Mission Viejo, California.  
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:*27976 Marguerite Parkway&nbsp;&nbsp; Mission Viejo, California 92692 United States
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:*Corner of Marguerite Parkway and Hillcrest.
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:*Enter at the rear of the building - left&nbsp;hand door.
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:*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=27976+Marguerite+Parkway,+Mission+Viejo,+CA&hl=en&ll=33.55833,-117.667083&spn=0.00692,0.013894&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=53.300127,113.818359&vpsrc=6&t=m&z=17 Location on Map].
  
*Corner of Marguerite Parkway and Hillcrest. Enter at the rear of the building - left&nbsp;hand door.
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*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=27976+Marguerite+Parkway,+Mission+Viejo,+CA&hl=en&ll=33.55833,-117.667083&spn=0.00692,0.013894&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=53.300127,113.818359&vpsrc=6&t=m&z=17 Location on Map].
 
  
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=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
  
=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
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'''Phone:''' 949-364-2742 <br>
  
'''Phone:''' 949-364-2742
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'''E-mail:''' [mailto:sedibble@cox.net lindalee1880@gmail.com]
  
'''E-mail:''' [mailto:sedibble@cox.net sedibble@cox.net]
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'''Hours:'''  
  
'''Hours:'''<br>'''Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday''' 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM and 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM<br>'''Saturday:''' 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM
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:*'''Tuesday&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; '''9:30am - 4:30pm&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm<br>
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:*'''Wednesday&nbsp; '''9:30am - 4:30pm&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp; 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm<br>  
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:*'''Thursday&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; '''9:30 am - 4:30 pm'''&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;''' 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm'''<br>'''
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:*'''Saturday &nbsp; '''9:30am - 1pm
  
'''2012 Closures'''  
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'''Closed:'''  
  
*'''April 7 -- General Confeence'''
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:*'''&nbsp;Memorial Day'''  
*'''May 26 -- Memorial Day'''  
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:*'''&nbsp;Independence Day'''  
*'''July&nbsp;4 -- Independence Day'''  
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:*'''Summer Vacation'''  
*'''August 14-28 -- Summer Vacation <strike></strike>'''
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:*'''&nbsp;Labor Day'''  
*'''September 1 -- Labor Day'''  
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:*'''&nbsp;General Conference'''  
*'''October 6 -- General Conference'''  
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:*'''Thanksgiving Week'''  
*'''November 20-26 -- Thanksgiving Week'''  
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:*'''Christmas'''
*'''December 18- January 1 -- Christmas and New Years'''
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:*'''New Years'''
  
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=== '''Center Resources'''  ===
 
=== '''Center Resources'''  ===
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==== Databases and Software  ====
 
==== Databases and Software  ====
  
:*[http://fhc.familysearch.org/ '''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.This includes the following:
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:*'''[[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.This includes the following:  
 
:#Ancestry.com  
 
:#Ancestry.com  
 
:#Fold 3.com  
 
:#Fold 3.com  
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:#TheGenealogist.co.uk  
 
:#TheGenealogist.co.uk  
 
:#19th Century British Newspapers Archive  
 
:#19th Century British Newspapers Archive  
:#ArkivDigital (Swedish records=36 Million documents)
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:#ArkivDigital (Swedish records=36 Million documents)  
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==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
 
==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
  
:*9 Computers with Internet access  
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:*10 Computers with Internet access  
 
:*7&nbsp;Microfilm Readers  
 
:*7&nbsp;Microfilm Readers  
 
:*2 Microfiche Readers  
 
:*2 Microfiche Readers  
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*Provide Service Opportunities for volunteers.  
 
*Provide Service Opportunities for volunteers.  
 
*Visit the center any time during our open hours. We will be glad to acquaint you with our resources and equipment.
 
*Visit the center any time during our open hours. We will be glad to acquaint you with our resources and equipment.
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Revision as of 17:45, 5 March 2014

FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.
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The Mission Viejo Family History Center serves a major portion of South Orange County, California. All are welcome and our services are free.

Free Genealogy Classes

Sign Up: Call 949-582-0285 or email missionviejofhc@gmail.com

Location & Map

  • 27976 Marguerite Parkway   Mission Viejo, California 92692 United States
  • Corner of Marguerite Parkway and Hillcrest.
  • Enter at the rear of the building - left hand door.
  • Location on Map.


Center Contacts and Hours

Phone: 949-364-2742

E-mail: lindalee1880@gmail.com

Hours:

  • Tuesday    9:30am - 4:30pm         6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Wednesday  9:30am - 4:30pm      6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Thursday    9:30 am - 4:30 pm     6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Saturday   9:30am - 1pm

Closed:

  •  Memorial Day
  •  Independence Day
  • Summer Vacation
  •  Labor Day
  •  General Conference
  • Thanksgiving Week
  • Christmas
  • New Years


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.
  • (List additional collections you have such as the types of books and microfilm you have on indefinite loan; though you will not want to list every single item you have. Just give visitors to this page a general idea of your resources.)

Databases and Software

  • FHC PortalThis 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.This includes the following:
  1. Ancestry.com
  2. Fold 3.com
  3. HeritageQuest.com
  4. WorldVitalRecords.com
  5. FindMyPast.co.uk
  6. ThePaperTrail.org (A guide to Overland Pioneer Names and Documents
  7. HistoricMapWorks.com
  8. American Civil War Collection
  9. Access.NewspaperArchive.com
  10. Godfrey.org
  11. TheGenealogist.co.uk
  12. 19th Century British Newspapers Archive
  13. ArkivDigital (Swedish records=36 Million documents)

Hardware and Equipment

  • 10 Computers with Internet access
  • 7 Microfilm Readers
  • 2 Microfiche Readers
  • 1 Digital Imaging System
  • Microfilm and Microfiche Scanner
  • Flatbed Scanner

Center Services

  • Provide one on one research help and provide access to genealogical records through the Internet or microfilm loan program. 
  • Provide Training. (Offering free how to classes)
  • Assist in cleaning up data files.
  • Provide Service Opportunities for volunteers.
  • Visit the center any time during our open hours. We will be glad to acquaint you with our resources and equipment.