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====== <font color="#ffffff">Orange FHC</font> ======
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====== <font color="#ffffff">Orange&nbsp;</font> ======
  
 
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| height="40" bgcolor="#ffa500" colspan="7" | <center>'''<font color="#ffffff">Orange California</font>&nbsp;<br>Family History Center'''</center><center>Beth McCarty, Director</center>  
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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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==== <center>Hours of Operation</center> ====
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==== <center>Hours of Operation</center> ====
  
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==== <center>Holiday Schedule 2010</center> ====
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==== <center>Holiday Schedule 2012<br>Center Closed</center> ====
  
 
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*Tue: 9 am – 9 pm<br>( 2<sup>nd</sup> Tue: 9 am – 7pm)
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<font size="3">Tue: 9 am – 9 pm</font>  
  
*Wed: 9 am – 9 pm
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<font size="3">( 2<sup>nd</sup> Tue: 9 am – 7pm)</font>
  
*Thu: 9 am – 9 pm&nbsp;
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<font size="3">Wed: 9 am – 9 pm</font>
  
*Fri: 9 am -&nbsp; 5 pm&nbsp;
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<font size="3">Thu: 9 am – 9 pm&nbsp;</font>
  
*Sat: 9 am - 5 pm&nbsp;
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<font size="3">Fri: 9 am -&nbsp; 5 pm&nbsp;</font>
  
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<font size="3">Sat: 9 am - 5 pm&nbsp;</font>
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| colspan="3" align="center" | <center><font size="3">January 1-3 New Years</font></center>
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''--'''WHEN WE ARE CLOSED'''--''
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<font size="3">March 31 General Conference</font>
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<font size="3">July 4 Independance Day</font>
  
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<font size="3">July 30-August 13 Summer vacation</font>  
  
<font size="4">April 3.............General Conference<br>August 2 -- 16....Summer Vacation<br>October 2........General Conference<br>November 22-29.......Thanksgiving<br>December 20 -- Jan. 3....Christmas</font>  
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<font size="3">October 6 General Conference</font>  
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==== <center>'''The Orange FHC Facility'''</center>  ====
 
  
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<font size="3">November 19-24 Thanksgiving</font>  
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674 South Yorba Street, Orange, California<br>(714) 997-7710<br>Entrance off the parking lot of the Latter-Day Saint Church.<br>The public is welcome!
 
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'''''Mailing Address:'''''
 
  
P.O. Box 6471<br>Orange, California 92863-6471
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<font size="3">December 17-January 1 Christmas</font>
 
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==== <center>'''Orange Center Resources'''</center>  ====
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==== Address  ====
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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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==== Mailing Address ====
  
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P.O. Box 6471<br>Orange, California 92863-6471
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'''''Hardware and Equipment'''''  
 
'''''Hardware and Equipment'''''  
  
*15 Patron Computers with internet access  
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17 Patron Computers with internet access, WiFi,&nbsp;8 Microfilm and&nbsp;2 Microfiche Readers
*24 Microfilm and 3 Microfiche Readers  
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*2 Digital Scanning from film, Microfiche &amp; Book  
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2 Digital Scanning from film, Microfiche &amp; Book Copy Machines Copy to paper, CD or USB Media&nbsp;
*Copy Machines  
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*Copy to paper, CD or USB Media  
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2 flatbed Scanners Over 15,000 microfilms Large Periodical Holdings  
*3 flatbed Scanners  
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*Over 18,000 microfilms  
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*over 8,500 Books
*Large Periodical Holdings  
 
*over 8,900 Books
 
 
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(Under Construction)
 
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==== <center>Class Schedule</center>  ====
 
 
 
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| Sun
 
| Sept 12
 
| 7:00pm-8:30pm
 
| Google for Genealogy
 
| Francie Kennedy
 
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| Wed
 
| Sept 22
 
| 7:00pm-8:00pm
 
| Beginning your Genealogy Research
 
| Elna Katherman
 
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| Thur
 
| Sept 23
 
| Noon-2:00pm
 
| Techniques for Searching Newpapers Online
 
| Barbara Renick
 
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| Sat
 
| Sept 25
 
| 10:00am-11:30am
 
| Researching Through Maternal and Sibling Lines
 
| Linda Serna
 
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| Sat
 
| Sept 25
 
| 1:00pm-4:00pm
 
| Czecholslovakia Area Genealogy Club
 
| Group Meeting
 
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| Tue
 
| Oct 5
 
| 7:00pm-8:30pm
 
| Record Keeping Methods
 
| Alice Volkert
 
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| Sun
 
| Oct 10
 
| 7:00pm-8:30pm
 
| Ordering Film Online &amp; Other Changes at FamilySearch
 
| Caroline Rober
 
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| Wed
 
| Oct 13
 
| 1:00pm-2:00pm
 
| Legacy Charting - Tips and How-To's
 
| Joe Leavitt
 
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| Sat
 
| Oct 16
 
| 1:00pm-3:00pm
 
| Reading German Records 101 - Latin Records
 
| Doug Ayer
 
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| Thur
 
| Oct 21
 
| Noon-2:00pm
 
| Tools for Finding Manuscript Sources
 
| Barbara Renick
 
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| Wed
 
| Oct 27
 
| 7:00pm-8:00pm
 
| Beginning Your Genealogy Research
 
| Elna Katherman
 
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| Thu
 
| Oct 28
 
| Noon-2:00pm
 
| Techniques for Searching Books Online
 
| Barbara Renick
 
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| Fri
 
| Oct 29
 
| 11:00am-12:30pm
 
| Research For England and Wales After 1837
 
| Beth McCarty
 
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| Tue
 
| Nov 2
 
| 7:00pm-8:30pm
 
| Pilgrims and Puritans: What's the Difference?
 
| Alice Volkert
 
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| Fri
 
| Nov 5
 
| 5:00pm-7:00pm
 
| Google Workshop (pre-register, limit of 15 people)
 
| Francie Kennedy
 
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| Sat
 
| Nov 6
 
| 9:00am-Noon
 
| Mexican Migration During the Period 1769-1790
 
| John Schmal
 
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| Wed
 
| Nov 10
 
| 1:00pm-2:00pm
 
| Legacy Family Tree Software
 
| Joe Leavitt
 
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| Sun
 
| Nov 14
 
| 7:00pm-8:30pm
 
| New Search Enhancements at Ancestry.com
 
| Barbara Renick
 
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| Wed
 
| Nov 17
 
| 7:00pm-8:00pm
 
| Beginning Genealogy
 
| Elna Katherman
 
 
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| Noon-2:00pm
 
| How You Get There Does Make a Difference
 
| Barbara Renick
 
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| Fri
 
| Nov 19
 
| 11:00am-Noon
 
| Church of England Records
 
| Beth McCarty
 
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==== <center>Free Database Access</center> ====
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==== <center>Free Database Access</center> ====
  
 
*Ancestry (use for free)  
 
*Ancestry (use for free)  
 
*Heritage Quest  
 
*Heritage Quest  
 
*Footnote.com  
 
*Footnote.com  
*NewEnglandAncestors.org  
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*AmericanAncestors.org (New England Historical &amp; Genealogical Society)
*Godfrey Memorial Library
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*US 19th Century Newspapers  
*California Birth Index
 
*US 19th C Newspapers  
 
 
*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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*British Library 19th C Newspapers  
 
*British Library 19th C Newspapers  
 
*WorldVitalRecords  
 
*WorldVitalRecords  
*Genline.com (Swedish Records)
 
 
*Pedigree Resource File  
 
*Pedigree Resource File  
 
*Scottish Church Records  
 
*Scottish Church Records  
 
*Korean &amp; Vietnam Casualties
 
*Korean &amp; Vietnam Casualties
  
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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.  
 
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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Revision as of 20:06, 4 December 2012

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


Orange 


Orange County
Family History Center
Richard S. McFarlane, Director

Hours of Operation

Holiday Schedule 2012
Center Closed

Tue: 9 am – 9 pm

( 2nd Tue: 9 am – 7pm)

Wed: 9 am – 9 pm

Thu: 9 am – 9 pm 

Fri: 9 am -  5 pm 

Sat: 9 am - 5 pm 

January 1-3 New Years

March 31 General Conference

July 4 Independance Day

July 30-August 13 Summer vacation

October 6 General Conference

November 19-24 Thanksgiving

December 17-January 1 Christmas

Address

674 South Yorba Street, Orange, California
(714) 997-7710
Entrance off the parking lot of
The Church of Jesus Christ
      of Latter-day Saints
The public is welcome.

Mailing Address

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


Hardware and Equipment

17 Patron Computers with internet access, WiFi, 8 Microfilm and 2 Microfiche Readers

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

2 flatbed Scanners Over 15,000 microfilms Large Periodical Holdings

  • over 8,500 Books
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Class Schedule


Installed Software


Free Database Access

  • Ancestry (use for free)
  • Heritage Quest
  • Footnote.com
  • AmericanAncestors.org (New England Historical & Genealogical Society)
  • US 19th Century Newspapers
  • 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

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.

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.