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Address: 101 N. Canyon Street, Nampa, Idaho<br>Phone: 208-467-5827<br>Hours of Operation: Mon, Fri, Sat 10-5; Tue, Wed, Thurs 10-9
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'''Location Map:'''
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*[https://www.google.com/maps/place/101+N+Canyon+St,+Nampa,+ID+83651/@43.5839489,-116.578976,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x54ae4c7c9ecbea59:0x3acbcda82a528506 Location Map]
  
Map to [http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=101+North+Canyon+Street,+Nampa,+ID&aq=0&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=50.37814,115.136719&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=101+N+Canyon+St,+Nampa,+Idaho+83651&z=16 Nampa Idaho Family History Center]
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'''Address:'''
  
== Classes and Workshops  ==
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*101 N Canyon Street Nampa Idaho 83651-2050 United States
  
'''Priesthood and Consultant&nbsp;Introductory Classes'''<br>1. “Registration, Doctrinal and Organizational&nbsp;Foundation (To Turn the Hearts Leader's Guide), Online Training Resources”<br>2. “Introduction to PAF, FamilySearch web site, New FamilySearch, Family History Center Resources”
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*Language:English
  
'''Family History&nbsp;Introductory Classes''' <br>Each class is a hands-on workshop experience. This is a 5 week course with the option of starting with the second class if you are familiar with the computer.
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'''Phone:'''  
  
1. “Basic Computer Skills” (You may skip this class if you are an experienced computer user.)<br>2. “Where Do I Begin?/PAF Overview and Basics”<br>3. “New FamilySearch Overview and Basics”<br>4. “FamilySearch web site”<br>5. “Family History Center Resources: Computer programs, Research Resources”
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*'''1-208-467-5827'''
  
<br>'''Topic-Specific Classes''' <br>The following classes are taught from one to four times a year, according to patron interest, by staff members.
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'''Open Hours:'''  
  
“PAF: Basics” - Using the basic functions of Personal Ancestral File<br>“PAF: Sourcing” -&nbsp;Sourcing in PAF using Source Description,&nbsp;Repository and Citation <br>“PAF: Sourcing Workshop” - Bring your PAF file for help with sourcing<br>“PAF: Clean up Your Source Files” - Get help cleaning up your source file<br>“PAF: Using Multimedia” - Include pictures, sound clips and video clips in PAF<br>“PAF: Using Multimedia Workshop” - Bring your multimedia files and get help including them in your family file<br>“PAF: Creating Focus Lists” (Intermediate level) - Use Focus Lists to create GEDCOMs or create lists of ancestors with common dates or places<br>“PAF: Editing Names and Places” - Editing names and dates already in your PAF family file<br>“New FamilySearch: Registration, Intro, Help Center/Training and Resources”&nbsp;- Introduction to New Family Search<br>“New Family Search: Adding and Editing Names and Places” - Add or edit information about your ancestors<br>“New FamilySearch: Deleting, Adding Opinions, Discussions, Watch” - Editing information and coordinating with other contributors to correct information already in the system<br>“New FamilySearch: Combining and Separating Records” - Combine duplicate records and separate records that don’t belong together<br>“New FamilySearch: Temple Ordinances and FOR’s” - Prepare a name for Temple ordinances<br>“FamilySearch Indexing” - Learn the basics of the Indexing program and how to get started<br>“FamilySearch Wiki” - What WIKI can do to help in your research efforts and how to add information to the WIKI<br>“Research: Basic Research Process” - How do I get started<br>“Research: Finding Your Ancestors Online” - Investigate many of the websites that can help you in your research<br>“Research: Census Records” - What Census records are available and where can I find them<br>“Research: Immigrations” - Where can I find immigration records and what information can&nbsp;in them<br>“Editing and Archiving Photos” - Touch up those old photos and how to store them<br>“Organizing Your Paper Files” - Suggestions on how to manage all those paper files that have accumulated during research<br>“Writing Your Personal History” - Recording your history for your descendants <br>"Family Insight (Basic)" – Learn how to use the basic features of Family Insight<br>"Family Insight (Synchronization)" – Learn how to use the NewFamilySearch synchronization feature of Family Insight<br>
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*'''Monday:'''10:00am-5:00pm
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*'''Tuesday:'''10:00am-9:00pm
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*'''Wednesday:'''10:00am-9:00pm
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*'''Thursday:'''10:00am-9:00pm
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*'''Friday:'''10:00am-5:00pm
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*'''Saturday:'''10:00am-1:00pm<br>
  
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=== Classes and Workshops  ===
  
= Preparations for Groups Attending the Family History Center =
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Classes or workshops for your group can be scheduled at the Family History Center.
  
<br>1. GROUPS: Please have each Person Create an LDS User’s Account Before Coming to Class<br>'''&nbsp;&nbsp;'''&nbsp;&nbsp; a. Bring up the Internet on their home computer.<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; b. Click on the address bar (the words will turn blue) and type “familysearch.org” and tap the Enter key.<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; c. Click on “Sign In” which is found toward the top right side of the screen. <br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; d. A sign in screen will appear. Click on “Create New Account.”&nbsp;<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; e. Click on “LDS FamilySearch Account” and then click “Continue” and then follow the instructions on that screen.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<br>
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Please call us at 467-5827 to schedule a time for your group.
  
2. Family Research: If they are coming to find or learn how to find ancestors to do temple work for, please ask them to bring a filled out Four Generation Pedigree Chart. If they do not have that information, please ask them to bring the names, birth or death dates, and birth or death places of ancestors who have passed on (one to four names will be helpful).
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3. Indexing: If they are coming to do indexing, they will only need to create their LDS Account before coming.
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=== Preparations for Groups Attending the Family History Center  ===
  
= <br>Classes and Workshops&nbsp;Schedule  =
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<br>1. GROUPS: Please have each Person Create an LDS User’s Account Before Coming to Class<br>
  
=== Register for Classes  ===
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:a. Bring up the Internet on their home computer.<br>
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:b. Click on the address bar (the words will turn blue) and type “familysearch.org” and tap the Enter key.<br>
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:c. Click on “Sign In” which is found toward the top right side of the screen. <br>
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:d. A sign in screen will appear. Click on “Create New Account.” <br>
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:e. Click on “LDS FamilySearch Account” and then click “Continue” and then follow the instructions on that screen. <br>
  
== '''''Please call 467- 5827 or stop in to sign up for classes.'''''  ==
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2. Family Research: If they are coming to find or learn how to find ancestors to do temple work for, please ask them to bring a filled out Four Generation Pedigree Chart. If they do not have that information, please ask them to bring the names, birth or death dates, and birth or death places of ancestors who have passed on (one to four names will be helpful).  
  
== Class size is limited to sixteen persons in the large class room and six persons in the small class room. ==
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3. Indexing: If they are coming to do indexing, they will only need to create their LDS Account before coming.  
 
 
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== '''Priesthood and Consultant&nbsp;Training Classes'''  ==
 
 
 
Tuesdays:&nbsp; 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. or 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
 
 
 
These classes are taught during the months of January, March,&nbsp;May, July, September, and November.
 
 
 
The first two classes are for Priesthood Leaders and Consultants.&nbsp; The last two classes are continued training for Consultants.&nbsp; Priesthood leaders are welcome to continue with these classes if they choose. <br><br>September 2012<br>New Priesthood Leader and Consultant training will be held at 7:00 PM on<br>4, 11, 18, &amp; 25 September
 
 
 
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== '''Family History&nbsp;Introductory Classes'''  ==
 
 
 
These classes are being redesigned at this time.  
 
 
 
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== '''Topic-Specific&nbsp; Classes'''  ==
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=== Please call 208-467- 5827 or stop in to request a workshop for your quorum, family or ward group. Please see the list below for suggested topics. ===
  
July - Aug 2012<br>There will be no Topic Specific classes taught in July or August <br><br>September 2012<br>Topic Specific classes in Sep will be taught on Thursday evenings at 7:00 PM<br>6 Sep - Basic PAF<br>13 Sep - Family Search WIKI<br>20 Sep - PAF&nbsp;Sourcing<br>27 Sep - Using Multimedia in PAF&nbsp;<br><br>October 2012<br>Topic Specific classes in&nbsp;Oct will be taught on&nbsp;Thursday evenings at 7:00 PM<br>4 Oct - Family Tree - Introduction, Help Center<br>11 Oct - Create Ancestor's History (Research Class)<br>18 Oct - Family Tree - Add, Edit, Delete<br>25 Oct - PAF Using Focus Lists<br>
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=== Class size is limited to eighteen persons in the large class room and nine persons in the small class room.  ===
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<br> <br> '''Family History Introductory Workshops''' <br>Please notice that each workshop has a number. Leaders and consultants can use that number to request a workshop for a group from their ward. Each workshop will last about 30 minutes. Afterwards, participants may then remain at the Center to practice their new skills as they wish.<br> <br> 1 Leadership Training (Leaders and New Consultants) <br> 2 Family Tree - Introduction<br> 3 Family Tree - Add, Edit, Delete, Relationships<br> 4 Family Tree - Adding Sources<br> 5 Family Tree - Merging &amp; Preparing Names for the Temple<br> 6 Family Tree - Adding Stories<br> 7 Family Tree - Adding Photos<br> 8 NEW - Puzzilla for Descendancy Research<br> 9 FamilySearch - How to use the Wiki<br>10 Indexing - Introduction<br>11 Finding Your Family via Sources on the Internet<br>12 PAF - What can it still do?<br>13 Roots Magic - Introduction<br>14 Legacy Family Tree - Introduction<br>15 Ancestral Quest - Introduction<br>16 Findagrave.com<br>17 Ancestry.com<br>18 NEW - Developing your Ancestor's Story<br>19 NEW- How to Find Cousins who need Temple Ordinances<br>20 Writing Your Personal History<br>21 MyHeritage<br>26 FindMyPast (British Records)<br>27 FamilySearch Catalog (Salt Lake FHL)<br>28 Probate and Court Records<br><br><br><br>
  
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=== Premium Research Websites  ===
  
== Premium Research Websites  ==
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The following Premium Subscription Websites are available for use, free of charge, at the Center:  
 
 
The following Premium Subscription Websites are available for use, free of charge,&nbsp;at the Center:  
 
  
 
*19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archive  
 
*19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archive  
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*Historic Map Works Library Edition  
 
*Historic Map Works Library Edition  
 
*Paper Trail  
 
*Paper Trail  
*World Vital Records
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*World Vital Records  
  
== <br>Microfilm Collection ==
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=== Center News ===
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'''''Film Ordering'': Family Search no longer has a film ordering service.'''
  
The Center has a significant selection of microfilm on hand with access to many thousands more. An indexed list is available in the Center.
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=== Announcements  ===
  
== Books and Maps  ==
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We are listing staff members with special skills. Please call the Family History Center to verify the current schedule for assistance from these volunteer staff members. Leaders and Consultants may request workshops regarding these topics.
  
The Center has many volumes available. A binder with the listings is available in the Center.  
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<br>'''Ancestral Quest''': Diana Perry, Carol Henderson,  Vicki Thompson, Norrita Sanders, Diane White<br>'''Ancestry.com:''' Cheryl Johnson, Diana Perry,  Darrell Clark<br>'''AniMap:''' Joann Olsen, Diane White<br>'''Danish Records:''' Marianne Ramsey<br>'''DNA for research''': Steve Greathouse<br>'''England:''' Cheryl Johnson, Mary Sweet<br>'''Findagrave.com''' Steve Greathouse (also Billiongraves), Darrell Clark<br>'''German Records:''' <br>'''Indexing:''' Edith Berthelson, Vicki Thompson, Allen Thor, Mel West, Arlene Henley<br>'''Legacy''' Family Tree:<br>'''Military records:''' <br>'''MyHeritage.com:''' Max Berthelson<br>'''New England:''' <br>'''Online research:''' Arlene Henley, <br>'''Photoshop:''' Joann Olsen, Diane White, <br>'''Puzzilla.org''' Bob Simpson<br>'''Roots Magic:''' Cheryl Johnson, Steve Greathouse, Max Berthelson,  Diane White, Darrell Clark<br>'''Writing Personal and Family Histories:''' Debra Holm <br>
  
== Center News  ==
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''The Center has staff members serving Monday morning, Tuesday evening, and Thursday evening who speak Spanish.''
 
 
 
''Wednesday evening is a great time to schedule a visit to the Center for youth groups.''
 
 
 
<br>'''''Online Film Ordering'':&nbsp;''' https://www.familysearch.org/films/&nbsp;&nbsp; Films are now to be ordered online instead of at the Family History Center.
 
 
 
== &nbsp;Announcements  ==
 
 
 
=== "Western Idaho/Eastern Oregon&nbsp;Family History Conference  ===
 
 
 
Saturday, Oct, 2012
 
 
 
Nampa North Stake Center
 
 
 
6111 Birch Lane (Northwest of the Idaho Center)
 
 
 
8:45 am - 4:30 pm
 
 
 
Information for the October will posted in August.&nbsp; These conferences are held in April and October.
 
 
 
== &nbsp;&nbsp;Holiday Schedule  ==
 
 
 
Jan 1: New Years Day<br>April 2: General Conference<br>May 30: Memorial Day<br>July 4: Independence Day<br>Sep 5: Labor Day<br>Oct 1: General Conference<br>Nov 23-26: Thanksgiving<br>Dec 24-31: Christmas<br>
 
 
 
Also closed&nbsp;for the &nbsp;Area Family History Conferences.<br>
 

Latest revision as of 00:42, 20 August 2018

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

Location Map:

Address:

  • 101 N Canyon Street Nampa Idaho 83651-2050 United States
  • Language:English

Phone:

  • 1-208-467-5827

Open Hours:

  • Monday:10:00am-5:00pm
  • Tuesday:10:00am-9:00pm
  • Wednesday:10:00am-9:00pm
  • Thursday:10:00am-9:00pm
  • Friday:10:00am-5:00pm
  • Saturday:10:00am-1:00pm

Classes and Workshops

Classes or workshops for your group can be scheduled at the Family History Center.

Please call us at 467-5827 to schedule a time for your group.


Preparations for Groups Attending the Family History Center


1. GROUPS: Please have each Person Create an LDS User’s Account Before Coming to Class

a. Bring up the Internet on their home computer.
b. Click on the address bar (the words will turn blue) and type “familysearch.org” and tap the Enter key.
c. Click on “Sign In” which is found toward the top right side of the screen.
d. A sign in screen will appear. Click on “Create New Account.”
e. Click on “LDS FamilySearch Account” and then click “Continue” and then follow the instructions on that screen.

2. Family Research: If they are coming to find or learn how to find ancestors to do temple work for, please ask them to bring a filled out Four Generation Pedigree Chart. If they do not have that information, please ask them to bring the names, birth or death dates, and birth or death places of ancestors who have passed on (one to four names will be helpful).

3. Indexing: If they are coming to do indexing, they will only need to create their LDS Account before coming.


Please call 208-467- 5827 or stop in to request a workshop for your quorum, family or ward group. Please see the list below for suggested topics.

Class size is limited to eighteen persons in the large class room and nine persons in the small class room.



Family History Introductory Workshops
Please notice that each workshop has a number. Leaders and consultants can use that number to request a workshop for a group from their ward. Each workshop will last about 30 minutes. Afterwards, participants may then remain at the Center to practice their new skills as they wish.

1 Leadership Training (Leaders and New Consultants)
2 Family Tree - Introduction
3 Family Tree - Add, Edit, Delete, Relationships
4 Family Tree - Adding Sources
5 Family Tree - Merging & Preparing Names for the Temple
6 Family Tree - Adding Stories
7 Family Tree - Adding Photos
8 NEW - Puzzilla for Descendancy Research
9 FamilySearch - How to use the Wiki
10 Indexing - Introduction
11 Finding Your Family via Sources on the Internet
12 PAF - What can it still do?
13 Roots Magic - Introduction
14 Legacy Family Tree - Introduction
15 Ancestral Quest - Introduction
16 Findagrave.com
17 Ancestry.com
18 NEW - Developing your Ancestor's Story
19 NEW- How to Find Cousins who need Temple Ordinances
20 Writing Your Personal History
21 MyHeritage
26 FindMyPast (British Records)
27 FamilySearch Catalog (Salt Lake FHL)
28 Probate and Court Records



Premium Research Websites

The following Premium Subscription Websites are available for use, free of charge, at the Center:

  • 19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archive
  • Access Newspaper Archive
  • Alexander Street Press-The American Civil War
  • Ancestry.com
  • Find My Past
  • Footnote.com
  • The Genealogist
  • Godfrey Memorial Library
  • Heritage Quest Online
  • Historic Map Works Library Edition
  • Paper Trail
  • World Vital Records

Center News

Film Ordering: Family Search no longer has a film ordering service.

Announcements

We are listing staff members with special skills. Please call the Family History Center to verify the current schedule for assistance from these volunteer staff members. Leaders and Consultants may request workshops regarding these topics.


Ancestral Quest: Diana Perry, Carol Henderson, Vicki Thompson, Norrita Sanders, Diane White
Ancestry.com: Cheryl Johnson, Diana Perry, Darrell Clark
AniMap: Joann Olsen, Diane White
Danish Records: Marianne Ramsey
DNA for research: Steve Greathouse
England: Cheryl Johnson, Mary Sweet
Findagrave.com Steve Greathouse (also Billiongraves), Darrell Clark
German Records:
Indexing: Edith Berthelson, Vicki Thompson, Allen Thor, Mel West, Arlene Henley
Legacy Family Tree:
Military records:
MyHeritage.com: Max Berthelson
New England:
Online research: Arlene Henley,
Photoshop: Joann Olsen, Diane White,
Puzzilla.org Bob Simpson
Roots Magic: Cheryl Johnson, Steve Greathouse, Max Berthelson, Diane White, Darrell Clark
Writing Personal and Family Histories: Debra Holm