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<h2><center>'''<font color="#ffffff">Orange County</font><br>FamilySearch Library'''</center>
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<center><font color="#ffffff">[http://www.ocfamilyhistory.org/ Visit Our Website!]</font></center>
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== <center>Dale & Pat Peterson, Directors ==
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==== <br><center>'''<font color="#ffffff">Orange County</font><br>Family History Center'''</center><center>Richard S. McFarlane, Director</center><br> ====
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<h2>Hours</h2>
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<h2><center>Holiday Schedule <br>Center Closed</center></h2>
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==== <center>Hours of Operation</center> ====
 
  
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==== <center>Holiday Schedule 2012<br>Center Closed</center> ====
 
  
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Mon: 9 am - 5 pm<center>
 
<font size="3">Tue: 9 am – 9 pm</font>  
 
<font size="3">Tue: 9 am – 9 pm</font>  
  
<font size="3">( 2<sup>nd</sup> Tue: 9 am – 7pm)</font>
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Wed: 9 am - 5 pm  
 
 
<font size="3">Wed: 9 am – 9 pm</font>
 
  
 
<font size="3">Thu: 9 am – 9 pm&nbsp;</font>  
 
<font size="3">Thu: 9 am – 9 pm&nbsp;</font>  
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<font size="3">Fri: 9 am -&nbsp; 5 pm&nbsp;</font>  
 
<font size="3">Fri: 9 am -&nbsp; 5 pm&nbsp;</font>  
  
<font size="3">Sat: 9 am - 5 pm&nbsp;</font>
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<font size="3">Sat: 9 am - 5 pm&nbsp;</font>  
 
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<font size="3">March 31 General Conference</font>
 
  
<font size="3">July 4 Independance Day</font>
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Jan 2: New Year
  
<font size="3">July 30-August 13 Summer vacation</font>
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Apr 1: General Conference
  
<font size="3">October 6 General Conference</font>
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May 29: Memorial Day
  
<font size="3">November 19-24 Thanksgiving</font>  
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Jun 5: Carpet Cleaning
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July 4: Independence Day
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July 17-29: Summer Maintenance
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Sept 4: Labor Day
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Sept 30: General Conference
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Nov 20-25: Thanksgiving
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Dec 18: Christmas/New Year (through 2 January 2018)
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<font size="3">December 17-January 1 Christmas</font>
 
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==== Address  ====
 
==== Address  ====
674 South Yorba Street, Orange, California<br>(714) 997-7710<br>Entrance off the parking lot of<br>The Church of Jesus Christ<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; of Latter-day Saints<br>The public is welcome.</center>
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674 South Yorba Street, Orange, California
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[https://www.google.com/maps/place/674+S+Yorba+St,+Orange,+CA+92869/@33.7773313,-117.8277036,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x80dcda20ffd8ab0f:0x795fe31c29daf55f Location Map]
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Entrance off the parking lot of<br>The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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The public is welcome.  
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'''Phone:''' (714) 997-7710
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==== Mailing Address  ====
 
==== Mailing Address  ====
  
P.O. Box 6471<br>Orange, California 92863-6471
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P.O. Box 6471<br>Orange, California 92863-6471  
 
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'''''Hardware and Equipment'''''  
 
'''''Hardware and Equipment'''''  
  
17 Patron Computers with internet access, WiFi,&nbsp;8 Microfilm and&nbsp;2 Microfiche Readers
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25 Patron Computers with internet access, WiFi,&nbsp;6 Microfilm and&nbsp;1 Microfiche Reader
  
2 Digital Scanning from film, Microfiche &amp; Book Copy Machines Copy to paper, CD or USB Media&nbsp;
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Digital Scanning from film, Microfiche &amp; Book Copy Machines; Copy to paper, CD or USB Media&nbsp;  
  
2 flatbed Scanners Over 15,000 microfilms Large Periodical Holdings  
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Photo Scanner, Over 10,000 microfilms, Large Periodical Holdings  
  
*over 8,500 Books
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over 8,500 Books  
 
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<h4><center>Class Schedule</center></h4>
 
 
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*[http://orangefhc.info/ Please Visit the local website for the current schedule]<center></center>
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==== <center>Installed Software</center> ====
 
  
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<center>Please visit our [http://www.ocfamilyhistory.org/index.php website] for our current class calendar!</center>
 
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==== <center>Free Database Access</center> ====
 
 
 
*Ancestry (use for free)  
 
*Ancestry (use for free)  
 
*Heritage Quest  
 
*Heritage Quest  
*Footnote.com  
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*Fold3.com  
 
*AmericanAncestors.org (New England Historical &amp; Genealogical Society)  
 
*AmericanAncestors.org (New England Historical &amp; Genealogical Society)  
*US 19th Century Newspapers
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*Access Newspaper Archive&nbsp;
 
*US Civil War Research Database  
 
*US Civil War Research Database  
 
*US Civil War Letters and Diaries  
 
*US Civil War Letters and Diaries  
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*Korean &amp; Vietnam Casualties
 
*Korean &amp; Vietnam Casualties
  
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Footnote - Footnote is a subscription-based website that features searchable, original documents that provide users a view of the events, places and people that shaped the American nation and the world. The site will have over 25 million digital images by the end of 2007. Footnote is currently working with FamilySearch to index the American Revolutionary War Pension files. Additional projects with FamilySearch are under development.
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==== <center>Description of some of the above databases</center>  ====
  
Individuals with Footnote subscriptions will be able to sign in with the same Footnote username and password they use at home in order to save, annotate, and upload content.  
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'''Fold3''' - Fold3 is a subscription-based website that features searchable, original documents that provide users a view of the events, places and people that shaped the American nation and the world. The emphasis of the site is Military Documents. Fold3 is currently working with FamilySearch to index the American Revolutionary War Pension files. Individuals with Footnote subscriptions will be able to sign in with the same Footnote username and password they use at home in order to save, annotate, and upload content.  
  
Godfrey Memorial Library - Godfrey Memorial Library has an extensive collection of essential resources to assist genealogical and historical research. Resources include newspapers, city and business directories, vital records, printed census records, state, county, and local histories, as well as numerous family histories, family bible records, and service and pension records.  
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'''Godfrey Memorial Library''' - Godfrey Memorial Library has an extensive collection of essential resources to assist genealogical and historical research. Resources include newspapers, city and business directories, vital records, printed census records, state, county, and local histories, as well as numerous family histories, family bible records, and service and pension records.  
  
Heritage Quest/ProQuest - Heritage Quest online includes the complete set of U.S. Federal Census images from 1790 to 1930 including names and indexes for many of the sets. Users will be able to find people and places located in over 20,000 published family and local histories and PERSI, an index of over 1.9 million genealogy and local history articles.  
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'''Heritage Quest/ProQuest''' - Heritage Quest online includes the complete set of U.S. Federal Census images from 1790 to 1930 including names and indexes for many of the sets. Users will be able to find people and places located in over 20,000 published family and local histories and PERSI, an index of over 1.9 million genealogy and local history articles.  
  
Other online databases include Revolutionary War Pension, Bounty-Land Warrant Application files, and the Freedman Bank Records. World Vital Records - World Vital Records provides access to research helps and has a wide variety of international records, including more than 60 parish registers, Scottish death records, UK marriages, and Irish prisoner records. There are more than 300 newspapers with 100,000 pages added a month, and over 500 online databases, including vital, military, land, pension records, reference materials, family histories, maps, gazetteers, and international coops. With the recent Quintin Publications partnership, World Vital Records will soon have more than 10,000 databases online. At least one new database is added every business day.  
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Other online databases include Revolutionary War Pension, Bounty-Land Warrant Application files, and the Freedman Bank Records. World Vital Records - World Vital Records provides access to research helps and has a wide variety of international records, including more than 60 parish registers, Scottish death records, UK marriages, and Irish prisoner records. There are more than 300 newspapers with 100,000 pages added a month, and over 500 online databases, including vital, military, land, pension records, reference materials, family histories, maps, gazetteers, and international coops. With the recent Quintin Publications partnership, World Vital Records will soon have more than 10,000 databases online. At least one new database is added every business day.__NOTOC__
 
 
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[[Category:California_Family_History_Centers]] [[Category:Regional_Family_History_Centers]] [[Category:United_States_Repositories]] [[Category:LDS Church Records]]

Latest revision as of 17:09, 2 October 2017

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


Orange County
FamilySearch Library
Visit Our Website!

Dale & Pat Peterson, Directors

Hours

Holiday Schedule
Center Closed

Mon: 9 am - 5 pm

Tue: 9 am – 9 pm

Wed: 9 am - 5 pm

Thu: 9 am – 9 pm 

Fri: 9 am -  5 pm 

Sat: 9 am - 5 pm 

Jan 2: New Year

Apr 1: General Conference

May 29: Memorial Day

Jun 5: Carpet Cleaning

July 4: Independence Day

July 17-29: Summer Maintenance

Sept 4: Labor Day

Sept 30: General Conference

Nov 20-25: Thanksgiving

Dec 18: Christmas/New Year (through 2 January 2018)

Address

674 South Yorba Street, Orange, California

Location Map

Entrance off the parking lot of
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

The public is welcome.

Phone: (714) 997-7710

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 6471
Orange, California 92863-6471

Hardware and Equipment

25 Patron Computers with internet access, WiFi, 6 Microfilm and 1 Microfiche Reader

Digital Scanning from film, Microfiche & Book Copy Machines; Copy to paper, CD or USB Media 

Photo Scanner, Over 10,000 microfilms, Large Periodical Holdings

over 8,500 Books

Californiaorangefhc.jpg


Class Schedule


Please visit our website for our current class calendar!


Free Database Access

  • Ancestry (use for free)
  • Heritage Quest
  • Fold3.com
  • AmericanAncestors.org (New England Historical & Genealogical Society)
  • Access Newspaper Archive 
  • US Civil War Research Database
  • US Civil War Letters and Diaries
  • Images of the American Civil War
  • FindMyPast
  • TheGenealogist
  • British Library 19th C Newspapers
  • WorldVitalRecords
  • Pedigree Resource File
  • Scottish Church Records
  • Korean & Vietnam Casualties

Description of some of the above databases

Fold3 - Fold3 is a subscription-based website that features searchable, original documents that provide users a view of the events, places and people that shaped the American nation and the world. The emphasis of the site is Military Documents. Fold3 is currently working with FamilySearch to index the American Revolutionary War Pension files. Individuals with Footnote subscriptions will be able to sign in with the same Footnote username and password they use at home in order to save, annotate, and upload content.

Godfrey Memorial Library - Godfrey Memorial Library has an extensive collection of essential resources to assist genealogical and historical research. Resources include newspapers, city and business directories, vital records, printed census records, state, county, and local histories, as well as numerous family histories, family bible records, and service and pension records.

Heritage Quest/ProQuest - Heritage Quest online includes the complete set of U.S. Federal Census images from 1790 to 1930 including names and indexes for many of the sets. Users will be able to find people and places located in over 20,000 published family and local histories and PERSI, an index of over 1.9 million genealogy and local history articles.

Other online databases include Revolutionary War Pension, Bounty-Land Warrant Application files, and the Freedman Bank Records. World Vital Records - World Vital Records provides access to research helps and has a wide variety of international records, including more than 60 parish registers, Scottish death records, UK marriages, and Irish prisoner records. There are more than 300 newspapers with 100,000 pages added a month, and over 500 online databases, including vital, military, land, pension records, reference materials, family histories, maps, gazetteers, and international coops. With the recent Quintin Publications partnership, World Vital Records will soon have more than 10,000 databases online. At least one new database is added every business day.