Oakhurst California Family History Center

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

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Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

Phone: (559) 683-8878

E-mail: wegotit@sti.net

Open Hours: Tues-Fri 10am-2pm; Wed evening 6:30-8:30PM

Holiday Schedule: Closed also during inclimate weather that shuts down hwy.41 at Deadwood.

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

April 18, 2012  12:00 P.M. Organinizing your years of Records

James Streeter

A guest speaker will discuss using the Excell program to organize your years of records

Bring a flash drive if you would like copies of the sheets shown

April 18: 2012  1:00 P.M.  Using Excell to keep track of the 1940 census

James Streeter

Staff Training Meetings

1st Tues of every month.

Center Resources


  • Family History Library Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
  • Film:  More than 300 rolls of varrious records.
  • Census Records 
  • CD's
  • Books
  • Microfiche
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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. (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.)
  • Free Internet Affiliate Programs:  Ancestery.com, Footnote.com, Alexander Street Press, Heritage Quest, Godfrey Memorial Library, Find my Past.co.uk, Genline.com and many others.

Hardware and Equipment

  • 6 Computers
  • Printer
  • 4 Microfilm Readers
  • Scanner
  • desks & tables
  • Forms and more!

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

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Resources in the Local Area

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Volunteer at the Center

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