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{{FHCpage|location=Colorado}}Montrose Family History Center serves Montrose County. 
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{{FHCpage|location=Colorado}}Montrose Family Search Center serves Montrose and the surrounding area.  
  
 
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 '''Location & Map:'''
  
'''Location & Map:''' *'''Address:'''
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*'''Address:''' 1521 Hillcrest Drive, Montrose, CO
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*Located at the east side  (back) of building
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*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=1521+Hillcrest+Drive,+Montrose,+CO&hl=en&ll=38.470592,-107.855787&spn=0.013541,0.025041&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=55.411532,102.568359&oq=1521+Hillcrest+Drive,+Montrose,+CO+&vpsrc=6&hnear=1521+S+Hillcrest+Dr,+Montrose,+Colorado+81401&t=m&z=16 Location on Map]
  
1521 Hillcrest Drive, Montrose, CO *Located at the east side  (back) of the LDS Church
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'''Phone:''' 970 249 4739<br>'''Open Hours:'''<br>'''Tue:''' 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm NOTE: By appointment only. Call 970-209-9768 reservations<br>'''Wed:''' 10:00 am - 1.00 pm and 6.00 pm - 9.00 pm <br>'''Thur:''' 10.00 am - 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm <br><span style="font-weight: bold">3rd </span>'''Friday each month the FHC will be open for Spanish speaking patrons''' from 7:00pm to 9:00pm<br>
  
*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=1521+Hillcrest+Drive,+Montrose,+CO&hl=en&ll=38.470592,-107.855787&spn=0.013541,0.025041&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=55.411532,102.568359&oq=1521+Hillcrest+Drive,+Montrose,+CO+&vpsrc=6&hnear=1521+S+Hillcrest+Dr,+Montrose,+Colorado+81401&t=m&z=16 Location on Map]
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'''The FHC will be closed as follows:'''
  
'''Phone:''' 970 249 4739<br> '''Open Hours:'''<br> '''Tue:''' 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm<br> '''Wed:''' 10:00 am - 1.00 pm and 6.00 pm - 9.00 pm <br> '''Thur:''' 10.00 am - 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm <br> '''2nd Fri:''' 7:30pm - 9:30 pm<br> '''Holiday Schedule:''' <br>&nbsp;Calendar and Events
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*During the Month of August and opening again on September 4th
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*October 31st and November 27th and 28th
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*December 21st through January, 2014,opening again on January 8th &amp; 9th 2014
  
Upcoming Events
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'''FAMILY HISTORY CLASSES'''
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=== Calendar of Events  ===
  
Class Schedule
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==== Upcoming Events&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;EVERYONE IS WELCOME  ====
  
Montrose Colorado Family History Center&nbsp;Patron Class Schedule for 2012
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<br>All classes will be held at the Family History Center of the LDS church on the South East corner of Hillcrest and Stratford<br>Classes and times may change so please check the FHC Wiki listed below for updates.<br><br> <br>''<u>'''February &nbsp;'''</u>''<u></u>'''&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;''''''''TENTATIVE INSTRUCTORS''
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== &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;'''&nbsp;''&nbsp;'''''<b>''Montrose, Colorado Family Search Center''</b>  ==
Class 1. AncestralQuest “An upgrade for PAF &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;'''&nbsp;Carol&nbsp;''''''Otto and Barbara Moore'''
 
  
'''Feb. 8 &amp; 9 @ 1:00pm to 3:00pm'''
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= &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;'''Special offering of Classes for 2013''' =
Class 2 Internet for Genealogists &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;'''David''''''&nbsp;Bowen'''
 
  
'''Feb. 14 &amp; 16 @ 1:00pm to3:00pm''''''<br> '''Work Shop A: for the above classes &nbsp;
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'''&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Phone 970-249-4739 &nbsp; &nbsp; 1521 S Hillcrest Dr.'''&nbsp;&nbsp;  
  
'''&nbsp;Feb. 18&nbsp;@10:00pm to noon''''''<br>'''''<u>'''March'''</u>''<u></u>
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;David Bowen Family History&nbsp;Director phone # 970-209-9768&nbsp; [mailto:brotherbowen@gmail.com brotherbowen@gmail.com]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;  
Class 3. How to use Family Search &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;'''&nbsp;Carol Otto and Barbara Moorr'''
 
  
'''Mar. 6 &amp; 8 @ 1:00pm to 3:00pm''''''<br>'''Class 4. Researching your ancestors &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;'''&nbsp;Kaye Shackelford and Joni Bowen'''
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Carol Otto Assistant&nbsp;Family History Director phone # 970-252-1325 [mailto:dmcrotto@gmail.com dmcrotto@gmail.com]&nbsp;  
  
'''Mar. 20 &amp; 22 @ 1:00pm to&nbsp;3:00pm<br>'''Work Shop B: for the above classes
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&nbsp;Welcome to our Family History Classes for 2013! &nbsp;We hope you will find a class that will help you begin your work to identify your family members and enjoy this journey of reasearch!
  
'''Mar 24 @10:00pm to noon'''
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Bring a friend with you, a relative or a teenager who can learn with you so you can use what you have learned in these classes at home. &nbsp; Millions of names are being added weekly to the huge bank of Family History sources. &nbsp;Come and find out more about them and how you can assess them to locate your family ancestors.
'''<br>''''''''<u>April</u>''
 
  
Class 5. Organizing your research &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;'''&nbsp; &nbsp;Kaye Shackelford and Jone Bowen'''
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<br>
  
'''Apr. 3 &amp; 5 @ 1:00pm to 3:00pm &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;'''
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'''<u>''&nbsp;&nbsp;Please register with Carol Otto @ [mailto:dmcrotto@gmail.com dmcrotto@gmail.com] ph #970-252-1325''</u>'''&lt;u&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; '''You can find updated information at our WIKI'''&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;<u>&nbsp;'''https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Montrose_Colorado_Family_History_Center'''</u>
  
'''<br>'''Class 6. Early American Handwriting &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;'''Joni Bowem'''
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'''&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; SPECIAL NOTE:all classes will be held from 1:00pm - 3pm at the Family Histoy Center'''  
  
'''&nbsp;Apr. 10 &amp; 12 @ 1:00pm to&nbsp;3:00pm'''
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'''&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; listed above unless otherwise noted.''' &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;
  
'''<br>'''Work Shop C: for the above 2 classes  
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'''&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; '''<u>'''Night classes will be offered if there is enough interest on Wednesdays or Thursdays.'''</u>
  
Apr. 14 @ 10:00pm to noon
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'''<br>''''''''<u>May</u>'''''
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'''''<u></u>''Class 7. How to organize your existing documents and pictures'''&nbsp; Karen Deeds'''
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.'''May.1 &amp; 3 @ 1:00pm to 3:00pm <br>'''Class 8. Indexing– A way to give back &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;'''&nbsp;Carol Otto'''
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''<u></u>''&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;  
  
'''May. 8 &amp; 10 @1:00pm to 3:00pm'''
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'''<br>'''Work Shop D: for the above 2 classes
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<br>''<u></u>''
  
'''May 12 @ 10:00pm to noon'''
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'''<br>''''''''<u>June</u>''
 
  
Class 9. Backing Up your data &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;'''&nbsp;David Bowen'''
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'''Jun. 6 &amp; 7 @ 1:00pm to 3:00pm'''
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''<u></u>''
  
'''<br>'''Class 10. Focus on Native American Records
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''<u>'''April Classes:'''</u>&nbsp;'' &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;''<u>'''9Th &amp; 11th Plus 16th &amp; 18th &nbsp;'''</u>''<u></u>'''Family Search''' How to use Family Search, a free computer search program that will enrich your family information. Learn how to put your information on this program, what this program can do and some of it's limitations. This class will also include how to order films online&nbsp;for viewing from the Genealogy records vault in Salt Lake for viewing at the Montrose FHC. <u>NOTE: Class on</u> <u>these dates (9Th, 11th) will be held @ the Montrose Regional Library</u> (320 South 2nd Street @ 6:30 pm) <u>'''NOTE: '''Class on these dates (16Th, 18th) will be held @ the Montrose Family History Center</u> (1521 South Hillcrest Drive @&nbsp;1 - 3 pm&nbsp;
  
'''Jun. 13 &amp; 14 @ 1:00pm to 3:00pm'''
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;'''''<u>23rd &amp; 25th</u>'''''<b><u>FamilyTree</u></b> This Family Tree is for you. That's right, your very own family tree. Learn a free program to put your family information on. Find out how it is different from the other programs and the special features it has to offer. Did you find mistakes. Lets try an correct them. Come find out how this can be done. Free records, free help, and collaboration with other family members in any part of this world. <u>Class held at the Family History Center&nbsp; (1521 S. Hillcrest Drive) @&nbsp;1pm - 3 pm&nbsp;</u>''<u></u>''  
  
'''<br>''''''Work Shop D: for the above 2 classes'''
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Jun 16 @10:00pm to noon
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<br>''<u></u>''
  
'''<br>'''<u>'''''September'''''</u
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'''''<u>May Classes: &nbsp;</u>'''''<b><u></u>''<u>&nbsp;7th &amp; 9th</u> ''Immigration records</b> "Put them in the boat and they'll go sailing . .." Come and learn how to locate and research Immigration records <u>Class held at Montrose Family History Center (1521 S.Hillcrest Drive). @ 1 pm to&nbsp; 3pm</u>.
  
Class 11. Helping young mothers to jump start their own family history &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; '''Carol Otto &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;'''
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;'''''<u>15th &amp; 16th</u>'''''<b><u></u>Become a Cemetery Expert! </b>Yes, you! People take pictures of graves and put them on line. Yes, they really do and there is so much information you can obtain from these grave markers. Come and learn how to find these sites for information that you may not be able to get anywhere else.&nbsp;:<u>&nbsp;'''NOTE&nbsp;'''<span style="line-height: 1.5em">These classes on these date</span><span style="line-height: 1.5em">s (15Th, 16th) will be held @ the Montrose Regional Library</span></u><span style="line-height: 1.5em"> (320 South 2nd Street @ 6:30 pm) </span>
  
'''Sept. 4 &amp; 6 @ 1:00pm to 3:00pm <br>'''Class 12. Exploring sources for older record&nbsp;resources and documents
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'''Sept. 11 &amp; 13 @ 1:00pm to&nbsp;3:00pm'''
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<br><br>''<u>'''June Classes:'''</u>''<u>'''&nbsp;'''</u> '''<u>ALL JUNE CLASSES WILL&nbsp;BE HELD AT THE FAMILY HISTORY CENTER (1521&nbsp;S. HILLCREST&nbsp;DRIVE) @ 1PM TO 3PM&nbsp;</u>'''  
  
'''<br>'''Work Shop E: for the above 2 classes
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&lt;u'''''4th''''' '''The English are coming! or not! ''''''Act I''' Brief History of England explaining how records were created and used and Geography of shires. ''<u>Everyone invited.</u>''  
  
'''Sept 15 @10:00pm to noon'''
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&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;''&nbsp; &nbsp; '''<u>&nbsp;6th</u>'''&nbsp;'''''&nbsp; The English are coming! or not! Act II&nbsp;'''Records Before Parish Registers (Probates, Tax Records, Court Records and Military Chapelaries)<br>2nd Hour - Records today -Deeds, Church Records (Parish), Histories, Landed Gentry and Nobility Records.&nbsp;
'''<br>'''<u>'''''October'''''</u
 
  
Class 13. How to print special charts and Scrapbooks
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&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;''''&nbsp;&nbsp;<u>11th</u>-&nbsp;'''&nbsp;''''The English are coming! or not! Ac't III&nbsp;'''&nbsp;&nbsp;
  
'''Oct. 9 &amp; 11 @ 1:00pm to&nbsp;3:00pm'''
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'''''&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;'''''&nbsp;&nbsp;'''<u></u>'''''''<u>13th -&nbsp;</u>The English are coming! or not! &nbsp;Act IV&nbsp;&nbsp;Research Sites, Sourcing<br>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;''&nbsp;<u>18th, 20th, 25th, &amp; 27th</u>''&nbsp;'''&nbsp;''''''''Ancestral Ques''t&nbsp;''' Ancestral Quest (AQ) family tree software is the easiest to use and most versatile genealogy program for Windows on the market. Its format is perfect for the beginner and yet powerful enough for the most advanced genealogist. Easy data entry, keyboard shortcuts, scrap booking, and excellent sourcing capabilities are just some of this genealogy software program's wonderful award-winning features.<br>Create professional looking Pedigree Charts, Family Group Sheets, Ancestry charts, Descendant charts, genealogy book reports, fan charts and more. AQ has special links to on-line genealogy databases, including Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org, which can help you research your family history more easily than ever. AQ is also new FamilySearch certified ''<u>.</u>'' '''English Research Sites'''<br>
  
'''<br>'''Class 14.to be determined
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'''Oct. 16 &amp; 18 @1:00pm to&nbsp;3:00pm <br>'''Work Shop E: for the above classes
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''<u></u>''
  
'''Oct 20 @10:00pm to noon'''
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'''<u>'''July Classes &nbsp; &nbsp;'''</u>''&lt;u''''': <u>16th &amp; 18th</u>'''''<i>' &nbsp;</i>'''Picture manipulation and insertion in your genealogy programs.''' Save, preserve, digitize and arrange your precious Family Photos and documents to accompany your written histories and Family names. <u>This class will be held at&nbsp;the Montrse Family History Center 1pm to 3pm.</u>
'''<br>Note: No classes will be schedules in July, August, November nor December<br>Revised 19 January, 2012<br><br>Staff Training Meetings'''
 
  
'''Center Resources'''
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'''Collections'''
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'''This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.'''
 
  
'''Databases and Software'''
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'''<u>August is our summer recess so see you again in September</u>'''<br>
'''&nbsp;PREMIUM WEBSITES'''
 
  
'''19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archives&nbsp;'''
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<br>''<u></u>''
  
'''Access Newspaper Archives&nbsp;'''
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'''Alexander Street Press - The American Civil War: &nbsp;&nbsp;:* &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Research Database, Letters and Diaries, Images, Photographs, Posters and Ephemera&nbsp;'''
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''<u></u>''
  
'''Ancestry. Com&nbsp;'''
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'''<br>'''
  
'''Find My Past'''
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'''Fold3.com &nbsp; (previously known as Footnote.com)&nbsp;'''
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'''The Genealogis'''
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'''<br>'''
  
'''Genline Familyfinder&nbsp;'''
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'''Godfrey Memorial Library&nbsp;'''
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'''Heritage Quest Online&nbsp;'''
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'''<br>'''
  
'''Historic Map Works Library Edition'''
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'''Paper Trail'''
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'''World Vital Records<br> <br>Hardware and Equipment'''
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=== Center Resources  ===
  
'''&nbsp;:*''We have 5 Computers with a printer as well as 2 microfilm readers and 1 microfiche reader''&nbsp;:'''
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=== =Collections  ===
  
'''Services'''
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==== Databases and Software  ====
  
'''Staff Research Specialties'''
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PREMIUM WEBSITES includes the following:
  
'''<br> === ''(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.)'' ---- === Links === ''(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.)'' ---- === Volunteer at the Center === <u></u> <u></u> <u></u> <u></u> <u></u> <u></u> <u></u> <u></u> <u></u> <u></u> <u></u> <u>''(Include information here about the volunteers you are looking for.)''</u>'''
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*19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archives
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*Access Newspaper Archives
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*Alexander Street Press - The American Civil War:Research Database, Letters and Diaries, Images, Photographs, Posters and Ephemera
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*AncestralQuest
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*Ancestry. Com
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*FamilyInsight
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*Find My Past
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*Fold3.com &nbsp; (previously known as Footnote.com)
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*The Genealogist
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*Genline Familyfinder
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*Godfrey Memorial Library
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*Heritage Quest Online
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*Historic Map Works Library Edition
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*Paper Trail
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*World Vital Records
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==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
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*5 computers with a printer
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*2 microfilm readers
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*1 microfiche reader
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*Scanner which patrons may use to digitize documents and pictures while honoring all copywrite laws set forth by the United States government.
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==== Center Services  ====
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==== Staff Research Specialties  ====
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=== Resources in the Local Area  ===
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=== Links ===
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''(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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&nbsp;[http://www.montroselibrary.org Montrose Library]
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[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~comgc/Home.html Fore-Kin Trails Genealogical Society]
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=== Volunteer at the Center ===
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(Include information here about the volunteers you are looking for.)

Revision as of 02:23, 11 April 2013

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

Montrose Family Search Center serves Montrose and the surrounding area.

 Location & Map:

  • Address: 1521 Hillcrest Drive, Montrose, CO
  • Located at the east side  (back) of building
  • Location on Map

Phone: 970 249 4739
Open Hours:
Tue: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm NOTE: By appointment only. Call 970-209-9768 reservations
Wed: 10:00 am - 1.00 pm and 6.00 pm - 9.00 pm
Thur: 10.00 am - 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
3rd Friday each month the FHC will be open for Spanish speaking patrons from 7:00pm to 9:00pm

The FHC will be closed as follows:

  • During the Month of August and opening again on September 4th
  • October 31st and November 27th and 28th
  • December 21st through January, 2014,opening again on January 8th & 9th 2014

Calendar of Events

Upcoming Events              EVERYONE IS WELCOME

                     Welcome to Genealogy 

                Montrose, Colorado Family Search Center

      Special offering of Classes for 2013

                                            Phone 970-249-4739     1521 S Hillcrest Dr.  

             David Bowen Family History Director phone # 970-209-9768  brotherbowen@gmail.com         

             Carol Otto Assistant Family History Director phone # 970-252-1325 dmcrotto@gmail.com 

 Welcome to our Family History Classes for 2013!  We hope you will find a class that will help you begin your work to identify your family members and enjoy this journey of reasearch!

Bring a friend with you, a relative or a teenager who can learn with you so you can use what you have learned in these classes at home.   Millions of names are being added weekly to the huge bank of Family History sources.  Come and find out more about them and how you can assess them to locate your family ancestors.


  Please register with Carol Otto @ dmcrotto@gmail.com ph #970-252-1325<u                                    You can find updated information at our WIKI                        https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Montrose_Colorado_Family_History_Center

          SPECIAL NOTE:all classes will be held from 1:00pm - 3pm at the Family Histoy Center

                                        listed above unless otherwise noted.            

      Night classes will be offered if there is enough interest on Wednesdays or Thursdays.


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April Classes:                         9Th & 11th Plus 16th & 18th  Family Search How to use Family Search, a free computer search program that will enrich your family information. Learn how to put your information on this program, what this program can do and some of it's limitations. This class will also include how to order films online for viewing from the Genealogy records vault in Salt Lake for viewing at the Montrose FHC. NOTE: Class on these dates (9Th, 11th) will be held @ the Montrose Regional Library (320 South 2nd Street @ 6:30 pm) NOTE: Class on these dates (16Th, 18th) will be held @ the Montrose Family History Center (1521 South Hillcrest Drive @ 1 - 3 pm 

                       23rd & 25thFamilyTree This Family Tree is for you. That's right, your very own family tree. Learn a free program to put your family information on. Find out how it is different from the other programs and the special features it has to offer. Did you find mistakes. Lets try an correct them. Come find out how this can be done. Free records, free help, and collaboration with other family members in any part of this world. Class held at the Family History Center  (1521 S. Hillcrest Drive) @ 1pm - 3 pm 



May Classes:   7th & 9th Immigration records "Put them in the boat and they'll go sailing . .." Come and learn how to locate and research Immigration records Class held at Montrose Family History Center (1521 S.Hillcrest Drive). @ 1 pm to  3pm.

                       15th & 16thBecome a Cemetery Expert! Yes, you! People take pictures of graves and put them on line. Yes, they really do and there is so much information you can obtain from these grave markers. Come and learn how to find these sites for information that you may not be able to get anywhere else. : NOTE These classes on these dates (15Th, 16th) will be held @ the Montrose Regional Library (320 South 2nd Street @ 6:30 pm)




June Classes:  ALL JUNE CLASSES WILL BE HELD AT THE FAMILY HISTORY CENTER (1521 S. HILLCREST DRIVE) @ 1PM TO 3PM 

<u4th The English are coming! or not! 'Act I' Brief History of England explaining how records were created and used and Geography of shires. Everyone invited.

                        6th   The English are coming! or not! Act II Records Before Parish Registers (Probates, Tax Records, Court Records and Military Chapelaries)
2nd Hour - Records today -Deeds, Church Records (Parish), Histories, Landed Gentry and Nobility Records. 

                     '  11th 'The English are coming! or not! Ac't III   

                      '''13th - The English are coming! or not!  Act IV  Research Sites, Sourcing
                      18th, 20th, 25th, & 27th 
 '''Ancestral Ques Ancestral Quest (AQ) family tree software is the easiest to use and most versatile genealogy program for Windows on the market. Its format is perfect for the beginner and yet powerful enough for the most advanced genealogist. Easy data entry, keyboard shortcuts, scrap booking, and excellent sourcing capabilities are just some of this genealogy software program's wonderful award-winning features.
Create professional looking Pedigree Charts, Family Group Sheets, Ancestry charts, Descendant charts, genealogy book reports, fan charts and more. AQ has special links to on-line genealogy databases, including Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org, which can help you research your family history more easily than ever. AQ is also new FamilySearch certified . English Research Sites


'July Classes    <u: 16th & 18th'  Picture manipulation and insertion in your genealogy programs. Save, preserve, digitize and arrange your precious Family Photos and documents to accompany your written histories and Family names. This class will be held at the Montrse Family History Center 1pm to 3pm.




August is our summer recess so see you again in September




   






Center Resources

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Databases and Software

PREMIUM WEBSITES includes the following:

  • 19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archives
  • Access Newspaper Archives
  • Alexander Street Press - The American Civil War:Research Database, Letters and Diaries, Images, Photographs, Posters and Ephemera
  • AncestralQuest
  • Ancestry. Com
  • FamilyInsight
  • Find My Past
  • Fold3.com   (previously known as Footnote.com)
  • The Genealogist
  • Genline Familyfinder
  • Godfrey Memorial Library
  • Heritage Quest Online
  • Historic Map Works Library Edition
  • Paper Trail
  • World Vital Records

Hardware and Equipment

  • 5 computers with a printer
  • 2 microfilm readers
  • 1 microfiche reader
  • Scanner which patrons may use to digitize documents and pictures while honoring all copywrite laws set forth by the United States government.

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties


Resources in the Local Area


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 Montrose Library

Fore-Kin Trails Genealogical Society

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