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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. 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:'''  
  
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:*260 East Center Street, Monroe, UT 84754 United State(This is not a mailing address)  
#''(Include information about your center that would be helpful for first time visitors such which entrance in the building to use, parking, etc. Use as many or as few bullet points as needed.)<br>''
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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.  
#''(Link to map using ''[http://maps.google.com Google]''&nbsp;or other map sites)''
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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)''  
  
'''E-mail:''' <br>
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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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! Day
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! Open Hours
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|-
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| Sunday
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| 5:00pm - 8:00pm
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|-
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| Monday
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| No Family History Research
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|-
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| Tuesday
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| &nbsp; 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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| Wednesday
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| 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Training 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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|-
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| Thursday
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| 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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|-
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| Friday
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| No Family History Research
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|-
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| Saturday
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| No Family History Research
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Training 10:00 am - Noon
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|}
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*The center is also open by appointment with Ward Temple and Family History Consultants.
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*'''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:'''  
  
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:*Closed most federal and state holidays, please call for information on specific dates.
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<br> <br>  
  
 
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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>October 19th,</u> with a social half hour starting at 6:00 and the meeting from 6:30-7:30.'''
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'''UPCOMING Class Schedule'''
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Classes 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. 
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Sept 27th: Family Search- Before I take name  to the temple. 
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Oct. 4th: Newspapers.com and Utah Digital Newspapers 
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Oct. 11th: Open Workshop Night, Come practice what you have learned.   
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Oct. 18th: Find a Grave
  
==== Upcoming Events  ====
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Oct. 25th: Problem Solving Night. Bring your questions and get help.
  
==== Class Schedule  ====
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Nov. 1st: Family Search - Adding Photos and Documents. 
  
==== Staff Training Meetings  ====
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Nov. 8th: Open Workshop Night. Bring photos or documents and get help.
  
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Nov. 15th: Family Search - Adding Stories and Audio. 
  
=== Center Resources  ===
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==== Center Resources  ====
  
 
==== Collections  ====
 
==== Collections  ====
  
:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''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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The following in an incomplete listing of this center's permanent collections:
:*''(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.)''
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:*Numerous local histories
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:*Local newspaper clippings provided by the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers
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:*South Sevier High School Yearbooks (1950s-1960s)
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:*''Our Pioneer Heritage'', Volumes 1-20, Daughters of the Utah Pioneers
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:*''An Enduring Legacy'', Volumes 1-12, Daughters of the Utah Pioneers
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:*''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
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:*Microfilm:
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:**LDS Church Ward Records for cities and towns in Sevier and Sanpete Counties (from the time of the ward's organization to 1948)
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:**Monroe Birth Records (1905-1953)
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:**Monroe Death Records (1905-1960)
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:**Utah Immigration Card Index 1847-1869 (aka Crossing the Plains Index)
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:*Microfiche:
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:**[[International Genealogical Index]], 1992 edition
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:**[[Accelerated Indexing Systems U.S. Census Indexes (on Microfiche)|Accelerated Indexing Systems, U.S. Census Indexes]]
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:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''FamilySearch Catalog:'''] This center may have various films and fiche from the FamilySearch Catalog.
  
 
==== 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. ''(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.)''
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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.
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:*AniMap
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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]]
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:*Personal Family History programs
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:**Ancestral Quest
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:**FamilyInsight
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:**Legacy
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:**RootsMagic
  
 
==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
 
==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
  
:*''(Include the resources you have to help individuals do their research - computers, microfilm readers, printers, etc. )''
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:*16 desktop computers  
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:*1 laser printers
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:*2 microfilm viewers
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:*1 microfiche viewer
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:*1 microfilm/microfiche image printer
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:*1 image scanner
  
 
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=== Center Services ===
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=== Resources in the Local Area ===
  
==== Staff Research Specialties  ====
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See also: [[Richfield Utah Family History Center]]
  
''(Include sections for any other services your center provides. Add additional sections for those services. See the [[Mesa Family History Center|Mesa]] and [[Logan Utah Family History Center|Logan]] FHC pages for examples.)''
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:*Daughters of the Utah Pioneers (DUP): Sevier South companies and camps
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:*Sons of the Utah Pioneers (SUP): Sevier Valley Chapter
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:*[http://www.utahpaiutes.org/bands/koosharem/ Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah - Koosharem Band of Paiutes]
  
 
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=== Resources in the Local Area<br> ===
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=== Links ===
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<u>Utah research</u>
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*[[Utah Genealogy|Research Wiki: Utah]]
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:*[http://www.history.utah.gov Utah State History website]
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:*[http://www.archives.state.ut.us/ Utah State Archives website]
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:*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~utgenweb/ UTGenWeb Project website]
  
''(This section is to highlight other resources in your area that will be helpful for individuals doing research there in your location, if there are any, such as government offices, historical societies, etc.)''
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<u>Sevier County research</u>
  
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*[[Sevier County, Utah Genealogy|Research Wiki: Sevier County, Utah]]
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:*[http://www.sevierutah.net/ Sevier County, Utah website]
  
=== Links  ===
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<u>Monroe research</u>
  
''(Include links to other websites of interest to those who visit your center such as links to the city, county and state wiki pages where your center is located.)''
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:*[http://www.littlegreenvalley.com/ Monroe City website]
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:*[http://monroecitylibrary.booksys.net/opac/monroe/index.html Monroe City Library website]
  
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<u>Elsinore research</u>
  
=== Volunteer at the Center  ===
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:*[http://elsinoretown.com/ Elsinore Town website]
  
''(Include information here about the volunteers you are looking for.)''
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Latest revision as of 18:51, 3 October 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. 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 October 19th, with a social half hour starting at 6:00 and the meeting from 6:30-7:30.

UPCOMING Class Schedule

Classes 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.

Sept 27th: Family Search- Before I take name  to the temple. 

Oct. 4th: Newspapers.com and Utah Digital Newspapers 

Oct. 11th: Open Workshop Night, Come practice what you have learned.   

Oct. 18th: Find a Grave

Oct. 25th: Problem Solving Night. Bring your questions and get help.

Nov. 1st: Family Search - Adding Photos and Documents. 

Nov. 8th: Open Workshop Night. Bring photos or documents and get help.

Nov. 15th: Family Search - Adding Stories and Audio. 

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 may have various films and fiche from the FamilySearch Catalog.

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