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<br> The '''Monroe Utah Family History Center''' serves individuals residing in the southern part of Utah's [[Sevier County, Utah|Sevier Valley]]. The center provides free access to numerous genealogical websites and databases, and houses a small permanent collection of local history books and microfilm/microfiche (with the ability to order additional microfilm from the [[Family History Library]]). Those in the the local area are encouraged to visit and receive consultation and other general assistance with their family history. The center is staffed on a limited schedule and by appointment with Ward Family History Consultants.<br> [[Image:Monroe+Utah+FHC+-+May+2013.jpg|right|350px|Monroe+Utah+FHC+-+May+2013.jpg]]
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<br> The '''Monroe Utah Family History Center''' serves individuals residing in the southern part of Utah's [[Sevier County, Utah Genealogy|Sevier Valley]]. The center provides free access to numerous genealogical websites and databases, and houses a small permanent collection of local history books and microfilm/microfiche (with the ability to order additional microfilm from the [[Family History Library]]). Those in the the local area are encouraged to visit and receive consultation and other general assistance with their family history. The center is staffed on a limited schedule and by appointment with Ward Temple and Family History Consultants.<br>
  
=== Center Contacts and Hours ===
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[[File:Monroe_Utah_FHC_Exterior_Shot.JPG|600x600px]]  
  
'''Location &amp;&nbsp;Map:'''  
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'''Location and Map:'''  
  
#260 East Center Street, Monroe, Utah 84754 ''(This is not a mailing address)''
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:*260 East Center Street, Monroe, UT 84754 United State(This is not a mailing address)  
#The center is located just west of the South Sevier Middle School. The center shares a building with Gunnison Valley Hospital's Monroe Clinic, and as such the center is entered into through the left door in the lobby. Parking is available on the street in front of the center.  
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:*The center is located just west of the South Sevier Middle School. The center shares a building with the Records Operations Center, which operates during alternating hours.&nbsp; Parking is available on the street in front of the center.  
#[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=260+East+Center+Street,+Monroe,+Utah,+84754&hl=en&ll=38.63187,-112.114846&spn=0.002028,0.005284&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=35.547176,86.572266&hnear=260+E+Center+St,+Monroe,+Utah+84754&t=h&z=18 Monroe Utah Family History Center - Google Maps]
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:*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=260+East+Center+Street,+Monroe,+Utah,+84754&hl=en&ll=38.63187,-112.114846&spn=0.002028,0.005284&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=35.547176,86.572266&hnear=260+E+Center+St,+Monroe,+Utah+84754&t=h&z=18 Monroe Utah Family History Center - Google Maps]
  
'''Phone:'''  
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'''Phone:''' 1 435-527-4612 ''(call during open hours)''  
  
*435-527-4612 ''(call during open hours)''
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'''E-mail:''' [mailto:UT_Monroe@ldsmail.net UT_Monroe@ldsmail.net]
  
'''Open Hours:'''  
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'''Temple and Family History Consultant leadership - Center:'''
  
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:*Center Director:  Rob Larsen 435-841-1040  email robbeetlejuice@gmail.com
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:*Assistant:  Earlene Larsen (Library and Resources)
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:*Assistant:  Conna Chapman (Training)<br>
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'''Open Family History Research Hours:'''
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| Monday  
 
| Monday  
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| No Family History Research
 
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| Tuesday  
 
| Tuesday  
| 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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| &nbsp; 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
 
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| Wednesday  
 
| Wednesday  
 
| 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
 
| 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Training 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
 
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| Thursday  
 
| Thursday  
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| Friday  
 
| Friday  
| Closed
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| No Family History Research
 
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| Saturday  
 
| Saturday  
| Closed
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| No Family History Research
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Training 10:00 am - Noon
 
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*The center is also open by appointment with Ward Family History Consultants.  
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*The center is also open by appointment with Ward Temple and Family History Consultants.  
 
*'''Group visits:''' Due to staffing concerns and space availability, groups which plan to visit the center for any reason should contact the center during open hours to schedule an appointment.
 
*'''Group visits:''' Due to staffing concerns and space availability, groups which plan to visit the center for any reason should contact the center during open hours to schedule an appointment.
  
 
'''Holiday Schedule:'''  
 
'''Holiday Schedule:'''  
  
*Closed most federal and state holidays, please call for information on specific dates.
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:*Closed most federal and state holidays, please call for information on specific dates.
  
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=== Calendar and Events  ===
 
=== Calendar and Events  ===
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'''Consultant Training'''
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Staff training for Temple and Family History Consultants of the Monroe Stake is held generally on the third Thursday of each month. 
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'''<u>Next Staff Meeting</u> will be on <u>September 21st,</u> with a social half hour starting at 6:00 and the meeting from 6:30-7:30 (Possibly 8:00 if we are on a roll)'''
  
No current events
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Conna will update the consultants on past training and upcoming training.  Rob will be working on specific Proficiencies designed to make each consultant more effective in their calling.  Earlene will also be presenting another book or resource for the group.  Come and learn as we grow this wonderful work.
  
==== Upcoming Events  ====
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'''UPCOMING Class Schedule'''
  
No upcoming events
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Our next set of classes at the Family History Center will be Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. Choose the class that interests you. No need to sign up. Come to one or come to them all. 
  
==== Class Schedule  ====
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August 23<sup>rd</sup> '''Geneanet website-''' With 3 billion indexed individuals on the site and 600,000 online trees, Geneanet is the family history leader in France and Europe.
  
No current classes
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August 30th: '''Ancestry - That Shaking leaf'''
  
==== Staff Training Meetings  ====
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Sept 6th: '''This is Family Search. Let’s start at the beginning'''
  
Staff training is held monthly.  
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Sept 13th: '''Family Search- Cleaning up mistakes in your family tree.'''
  
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Sept 20th: '''Family Search- Question and answer night.  Bring your questions and we’ll help with answers.''' 
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Sept 27th: '''Family Search- Before you take a name to the temple, what you should know.'''
  
=== Center Resources  ===
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==== Center Resources  ====
  
 
==== Collections  ====
 
==== Collections  ====
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:**[[International Genealogical Index]], 1992 edition  
 
:**[[International Genealogical Index]], 1992 edition  
 
:**[[Accelerated Indexing Systems U.S. Census Indexes (on Microfiche)|Accelerated Indexing Systems, U.S. Census Indexes]]  
 
:**[[Accelerated Indexing Systems U.S. Census Indexes (on Microfiche)|Accelerated Indexing Systems, U.S. Census Indexes]]  
:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''Family History Library Catalog:'''] This center has the ability to order any of the microfilms and microfiche available through the Family History Library Catalog. The ordering service is available at [https://familysearch.org/films/ www.familysearch.org/films]
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:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''FamilySearch Catalog:'''] This center has the ability to order any of the microfilms and microfiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog. The ordering service is available at [https://familysearch.org/films/ Online Film Ordering]
  
 
==== Databases and Software  ====
 
==== Databases and Software  ====
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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 [[Ancestry.com]], ArkivDigital, [[Findmypast.co.uk]], Fold3, NewsaperArchive.com, WorldVitalRecords.com, etc.  
 
:*'''[[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 [[Ancestry.com]], ArkivDigital, [[Findmypast.co.uk]], Fold3, NewsaperArchive.com, WorldVitalRecords.com, etc.  
 
:*AniMap  
 
:*AniMap  
:*Map My Family Tree  
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:*Map My Family Tree[[File:Monroe Utah FHC Training Area.JPG|thumb|Computers used for Family History and the Records Operation Center|600x600px]]
 
:*Personal Family History programs  
 
:*Personal Family History programs  
 
:**Ancestral Quest  
 
:**Ancestral Quest  
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:*16 desktop computers  
 
:*16 desktop computers  
:*3 laser printers  
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:*1 laser printers
:**2 black and white
 
:**1 color
 
 
:*2 microfilm viewers  
 
:*2 microfilm viewers  
 
:*1 microfiche viewer  
 
:*1 microfiche viewer  
 
:*1 microfilm/microfiche image printer  
 
:*1 microfilm/microfiche image printer  
:*1 black and white/color copier
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:*1 image scanner  
:*1 image scanner
 
  
 
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<u>Utah research</u>  
 
<u>Utah research</u>  
  
*[[Utah|Research Wiki: Utah]]
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*[[Utah Genealogy|Research Wiki: Utah]]
  
 
:*[http://www.history.utah.gov Utah State History website]  
 
:*[http://www.history.utah.gov Utah State History website]  
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<u>Sevier County research</u>  
 
<u>Sevier County research</u>  
  
*[[Sevier County, Utah|Research Wiki: Sevier County, Utah]]
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*[[Sevier County, Utah Genealogy|Research Wiki: Sevier County, Utah]]
  
 
:*[http://www.sevierutah.net/ Sevier County, Utah website]
 
:*[http://www.sevierutah.net/ Sevier County, Utah website]

Latest revision as of 18:28, 23 August 2017

FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.



The Monroe Utah Family History Center serves individuals residing in the southern part of Utah's Sevier Valley. The center provides free access to numerous genealogical websites and databases, and houses a small permanent collection of local history books and microfilm/microfiche (with the ability to order additional microfilm from the Family History Library). Those in the the local area are encouraged to visit and receive consultation and other general assistance with their family history. The center is staffed on a limited schedule and by appointment with Ward Temple and Family History Consultants.

Monroe Utah FHC Exterior Shot.JPG

Location and Map:

  • 260 East Center Street, Monroe, UT 84754 United State(This is not a mailing address)
  • The center is located just west of the South Sevier Middle School. The center shares a building with the Records Operations Center, which operates during alternating hours.  Parking is available on the street in front of the center.
  • Monroe Utah Family History Center - Google Maps

Phone: 1 435-527-4612 (call during open hours)

E-mail: UT_Monroe@ldsmail.net

Temple and Family History Consultant leadership - Center:

  • Center Director: Rob Larsen 435-841-1040 email robbeetlejuice@gmail.com
  • Assistant: Earlene Larsen (Library and Resources)
  • Assistant: Conna Chapman (Training)

Open Family History Research Hours:

Day Open Hours
Sunday 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Monday No Family History Research
Tuesday   7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Training 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Thursday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Friday No Family History Research
Saturday No Family History Research

Training 10:00 am - Noon

  • The center is also open by appointment with Ward Temple and Family History Consultants.
  • Group visits: Due to staffing concerns and space availability, groups which plan to visit the center for any reason should contact the center during open hours to schedule an appointment.

Holiday Schedule:

  • Closed most federal and state holidays, please call for information on specific dates.




Calendar and Events

Consultant Training

Staff training for Temple and Family History Consultants of the Monroe Stake is held generally on the third Thursday of each month. 

Next Staff Meeting will be on September 21st, with a social half hour starting at 6:00 and the meeting from 6:30-7:30 (Possibly 8:00 if we are on a roll)

Conna will update the consultants on past training and upcoming training. Rob will be working on specific Proficiencies designed to make each consultant more effective in their calling. Earlene will also be presenting another book or resource for the group. Come and learn as we grow this wonderful work.

UPCOMING Class Schedule

Our next set of classes at the Family History Center will be Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. Choose the class that interests you. No need to sign up. Come to one or come to them all.

August 23rd Geneanet website- With 3 billion indexed individuals on the site and 600,000 online trees, Geneanet is the family history leader in France and Europe.

August 30th: Ancestry - That Shaking leaf

Sept 6th: This is Family Search. Let’s start at the beginning

Sept 13th: Family Search- Cleaning up mistakes in your family tree.

Sept 20th: Family Search- Question and answer night.  Bring your questions and we’ll help with answers. 

Sept 27th: Family Search- Before you take a name to the temple, what you should know.

Center Resources

Collections

The following in an incomplete listing of this center's permanent collections:

  • Numerous local histories
  • Local newspaper clippings provided by the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers
  • South Sevier High School Yearbooks (1950s-1960s)
  • Our Pioneer Heritage, Volumes 1-20, Daughters of the Utah Pioneers
  • An Enduring Legacy, Volumes 1-12, Daughters of the Utah Pioneers
  • Annotated record of baptisms for the dead, 1840-1845: Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois, Volumes 1-7 and index, Susan Easton Black and Harvey Bischoff Black, 2002
  • Microfilm:
    • LDS Church Ward Records for cities and towns in Sevier and Sanpete Counties (from the time of the ward's organization to 1948)
    • Monroe Birth Records (1905-1953)
    • Monroe Death Records (1905-1960)
    • Utah Immigration Card Index 1847-1869 (aka Crossing the Plains Index)
  • Microfiche:
  • FamilySearch Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the microfilms and microfiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog. The ordering service is available at Online Film Ordering

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. This includes Ancestry.com, ArkivDigital, Findmypast.co.uk, Fold3, NewsaperArchive.com, WorldVitalRecords.com, etc.
  • AniMap
  • Map My Family Tree
    Computers used for Family History and the Records Operation Center
  • Personal Family History programs
    • Ancestral Quest
    • FamilyInsight
    • Legacy
    • RootsMagic

Hardware and Equipment

  • 16 desktop computers
  • 1 laser printers
  • 2 microfilm viewers
  • 1 microfiche viewer
  • 1 microfilm/microfiche image printer
  • 1 image scanner

Resources in the Local Area

See also: Richfield Utah Family History Center


Links

Utah research

Sevier County research

Monroe research

Elsinore research