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{{FHCpage|location=Colorado}}Montrose Family History Center serves Montrose and the surrounding area.  
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{{FHCpage|location=Colorado}}Montrose Family Search Center serves Montrose and the surrounding area.  
  
 
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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]
 
*[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]
  
'''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>  
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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>
  
 
'''The FHC will be closed as follows:'''  
 
'''The FHC will be closed as follows:'''  
*During the Month of August and opening again on September 5th.
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*October 31st and November 21st and 22nd
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*During the Month of August and opening again on September 4th
*December 21st through the1st week of January, 2013,opening again on January 9th and 10th, 2013
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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
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'''Calendar of Events'''
 
  
'''Upcoming Events'''  
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=== Calendar of Events  ===
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==== Upcoming Events&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;EVERYONE IS WELCOME  ====
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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>  ==
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= &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;'''Special offering of Classes for 2013'''  =
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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;
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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;
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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;
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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!
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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.
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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>
  
<u>'''FAMILY HISTORY CLASSES for 2012'''</u>
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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'''  
  
Montrose Colorado Family History Center&nbsp;Patron Class Schedule for 2012
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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;  
  
<u>'''Class size is limited so call Brother Bowen @ 970-209-9768 for reservations.'''</u>  
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'''&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; '''<u>'''Night classes will be offered if there is enough interest on Wednesdays or Thursdays.'''</u>  
  
All classes and workshops will be held at the Family History Center located in the back of the LDS church building on the South East corner of Hillcrest and Stratford, Montrose, CO<br>Classes and times may change so please check the FHC Wiki often for updates.<br><br>'''''<u>'February</u>''<u></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; &nbsp;&nbsp;'''''<i>&nbsp;</i>TENTATIVE INSTRUCTORS
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'''Class 1'''. AncestralQuest “An upgrade for PAF &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;'''''Carol''&nbsp;Otto and Barbara Moore'''
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'''Feb. 8 &amp; 9 @ 1:00pm to 3:00pm'''
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'''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;&nbsp; '''''David'''&nbsp;''''''Bowen'''
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''<u></u>''&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;  
  
'''''Feb. 14 &amp; 16 @ 1:00pm to3:00pm'''''' '''<br> '''''''''''Work Shop A'''':'''''<i>for the above classes F</i>eb. 18&nbsp;@10:00pm to noon'''<br>'''''<u></u>'''<u></u>'''''
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'''Class 3'''. 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;'''''Kaye Shackelford and Joni Bowen'''''  
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<br>''<u></u>''
  
'''''Mar. 6 &amp; 8 @ 1:00pm to 3:00pm''''''<b><br></b>'''Class 4'''. Researching your ancestors &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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'''Mar. 20 &amp; 22 @ 1:00pm to&nbsp;3:00pm<br>''''''''Work Shop B'''':'''''<i>for the above classes Mar 24 @10:00pm to noon </i>
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'''''<u>April</u>'''''  
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'''Class 5.''' Early American Handwriting &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; '''''Joni Bowen'''''  
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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;
  
'''Apr. 3 &amp; 5 @ 1:00pm to 3:00pm &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>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>''  
  
'''Class 6'''. How to use FamilySearch &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; ''<span style="font-weight: bold;">Carol Otto and Barbara Moore</span>''<span style="font-weight: bold;">
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'''Apr. 10 &amp; 12 @ 1:00pm to&nbsp;3:00pm'''  
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'''Work Shop C''': for the class "How to use FamilySearch" Apr. 14 @ 10:00pm to noon
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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>.
  
'''''''''''<u>May</u> '' '''  
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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>
  
'''Class 7. How to organize your existing documents and pictures'''&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp; <span style="font-weight: bold;">TBD
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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; '''''Karen Deeds and Carol Otto'''''  
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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>'''  
  
'''May. 8 &amp; 10 @1:00pm to 3:00pm'''  
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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>''  
  
'''Work Shop D''': for the above 2 classes May 12 @ 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>June</u>''
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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;
  
'''Class 9'''''<b>.&nbsp; </b>Backing up your data options&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;&nbsp;&nbsp; '''David Bowen'''''  
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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>
  
'''Jun. 5 &amp; 7 @ 1:00pm to 3:00pm &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;'''
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'''Class 10'''. Focus on Native American Records&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; TBD<br>
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'''Jun. 12 &amp; 14 @ 1:00pm to 3:00pm'''  
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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>
  
''''''Work Shop E''''': for the above 2 classes Jun. 16 @10:00pm to noon
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'''<br>'''<u>'''''September'''''&lt;/u</u>  
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'''Class 11'''. Helping PARENTs to jump start their own Family History &nbsp; &nbsp; '''''Carol Otto'''''<b>&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</b>  
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'''<u>August is our summer recess so see you again in September</u>'''<br>
  
'''Sept. 4 &amp; 6 @ 1:00pm to 3:00pm'''<u></u>  
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'''Class 12'''. Exploring sources for older record&nbsp;resources and documents TBD
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'''Sept. 11 &amp; 13 @ 1:00pm to&nbsp;3:00pm'''<u></u>  
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'''Work Shop F''': for the above 2 classes Sept. 15 @10:00pm to noon
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'''<br>'''
  
'''<br>'''''<b>October</b>''&lt;/u<u></u>
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'''Class 13'''. How to print special charts and Scrapbooks&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp; TBD
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'''Oct. 9 &amp; 11 @ 1:00pm to&nbsp;3:00pm'''<u></u>
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'''<br>'''
  
'''Class 14'''. Protecting your data &amp; computers from viruses &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;'''&nbsp; ''David Bowen'''''&nbsp;
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; and other computer infections
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'''Oct. 16 &amp; 18 @1:00pm to&nbsp;3:00pm '''  
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'''Work Shop G''': for the above classes Oct. 20 @10:00pm to noon
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'''Note: No classes are scheduled in July, August, November nor December<br>'''Revised 5 February, 2012<u>'''<br>Family History Consultants Training Meetings 2012'''</u>
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=== Center Resources  ===
  
<u>'''February'''</u>'''12th:''' Work shop so bring your questions and laptops
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=== =Collections  ===
  
'''<u>March 11th:</u>''' Whats new and upcoming in FamilySearch and Family Tree
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==== Databases and Software  ====
  
'''<u>April 8th:</u>''' Work Shop: so bring your questions and laptops
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PREMIUM WEBSITES includes the following:  
  
'''<u>May 13th:</u>'''
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*19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archives
  
<u>'''July:'''</u>'''No training scheduled'''&lt;u
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*Access Newspaper Archives
  
<u>'''August:'''</u>'''No trainging scheduled'''&lt;u
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*Alexander Street Press - The American Civil War:Research Database, Letters and Diaries, Images, Photographs, Posters and Ephemera
  
<u>'''September:'''</u>'''9th&nbsp; Welcome back'''&lt;u
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*AncestralQuest
  
<u>'''October:'''</u>'''14th'''&lt;u
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*Ancestry. Com
  
<u>'''November:'''</u>'''11th'''&lt;u
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*FamilyInsight
  
<u>'''December:'''</u>'''No training scheduled'''&lt;u
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*Find My Past
  
'''Center Resources:'''
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*Fold3.com &nbsp; (previously known as Footnote.com)
  
'''Collections:''' '''Databases and Software''' '''&nbsp;PREMIUM WEBSITES includes the following:'''
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*The Genealogist
  
'''19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archives&nbsp;'''
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*Genline Familyfinder
  
'''Access Newspaper Archives&nbsp;'''
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*Godfrey Memorial Library
  
'''Alexander Street Press - The American Civil War:Research Database, Letters and Diaries, Images, Photographs, Posters and Ephemera'''
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*Heritage Quest Online
  
'''AncestralQuest&nbsp;'''
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*Historic Map Works Library Edition
  
'''Ancestry. Com&nbsp;'''
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*Paper Trail
  
'''FamilyInsight'''
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*World Vital Records
  
'''Find My Past'''
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==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
  
'''Fold3.com &nbsp; (previously known as Footnote.com)&nbsp;'''
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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.
  
'''The Genealogist'''
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'''Genline Familyfinder&nbsp;'''
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==== Staff Research Specialties  ====
  
'''Godfrey Memorial Library&nbsp;'''
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'''Heritage Quest Online&nbsp;'''
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=== Resources in the Local Area  ===
  
'''Historic Map Works Library Edition'''
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'''Paper Trail'''
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=== Links  ===
  
'''World Vital Records<br>'''<u>'''<br>Hardware and Equipment'''</u>
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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.)''  
  
<u><u>'''&nbsp;:*''We have 5 computers with a printer as well as 2 microfilm readers, 1 microfiche reader'', and a scanner which patrons may use to digitize documents and pictures while honoring all copywrite laws set forth by the United States government.&nbsp;'''</u></u>
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<u><u>'''Serviceses&nbsp;'''</u></u>
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&nbsp;[http://www.montroselibrary.org Montrose Library]
  
<u><u>'''Staff Research Specialties'''</u></u>
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[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~comgc/Home.html Fore-Kin Trails Genealogical Society]
  
<u><u>'''<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>'''</u></u>
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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.

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 Montrose Library

Fore-Kin Trails Genealogical Society

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