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Orem Family History Training Center<br>A.K.A<br>Utah South Area Family History Training Center<br><br>Specializing in Family History and New FamilySearch Training  
 
Orem Family History Training Center<br>A.K.A<br>Utah South Area Family History Training Center<br><br>Specializing in Family History and New FamilySearch Training  
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The Utah South Area Family History Training Center has temporarily relocated to Orem, Utah, and is a Family History unit of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The mission of this Center is to provide quality training in genealogical research and computer technology for those with family history callings and others who have a desire to learn or improve their skills in meeting their personal genealogy goals.  
 
The Utah South Area Family History Training Center has temporarily relocated to Orem, Utah, and is a Family History unit of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The mission of this Center is to provide quality training in genealogical research and computer technology for those with family history callings and others who have a desire to learn or improve their skills in meeting their personal genealogy goals.  
  
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&lt;a href="http://www.familyhistorytraining.org/fiveday.html"&gt;Five-Day Comprehensive Class&lt;/a&gt;<br> <span style="visibility:hidden;">• </span>Aug 20 – 24, 2012  
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<a href="http://www.familyhistorytraining.org/fiveday.html">Five-Day Comprehensive Class</a><br> <span style="visibility:hidden;">• </span>Aug 20 – 24, 2012  
  
&lt;a href="http://www.familyhistorytraining.org/nfs_class.html"&gt;FamilySearch Family Tree Class&lt;/a&gt;<br>  
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<a href="http://www.familyhistorytraining.org/nfs_class.html">FamilySearch Family Tree Class</a><br>  
  
 
<span style="visibility:hidden;">• </span>Aug 29, 2012 (Full, Standby Only)  
 
<span style="visibility:hidden;">• </span>Aug 29, 2012 (Full, Standby Only)  
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&lt;a href="http://www.familyhistorytraining.org/special_topics_class.html"&gt;RootsMagic Series&lt;/a&gt;<br>  
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<a href="http://www.familyhistorytraining.org/special_topics_class.html">RootsMagic Series</a><br>  
  
 
<span style="visibility:hidden;">• </span>Aug 30 and Sep 6, 2012  
 
<span style="visibility:hidden;">• </span>Aug 30 and Sep 6, 2012  
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&lt;a href="http://www.familyhistorytraining.org/basic_computer_class.html"&gt;Basic Computer Class&lt;/a&gt;<br>  
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<a href="http://www.familyhistorytraining.org/basic_computer_class.html">Basic Computer Class</a><br>  
  
 
<span style="visibility:hidden;">• </span>Sep 13, 2012  
 
<span style="visibility:hidden;">• </span>Sep 13, 2012  
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• RootsMagic class coming up! <br>  
 
• RootsMagic class coming up! <br>  
  
<span style="visibility:hidden;">• </span>&lt;a href="http://www.familyhistorytraining.org/special_topics_class.html"&gt;Click here&lt;/a&gt; for details.  
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&lt;a href="http://www.familyhistorytraining.org"&gt;Click here&lt;/a&gt; for full class schedule information, or to register for classes.  
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<a href="http://www.familyhistorytraining.org">Click here</a> for full class schedule information, or to register for classes.  
  
 
=== Contact, Location &amp; Hours  ===
 
=== Contact, Location &amp; Hours  ===
  
Director: Jay W. Grant<br> Phone: 801-356-9114<br> Email: &lt;a href="mailto:ut_southtrainingfacility@ldsmail.net"&gt;ut_southtrainingfacility@ldsmail.net&lt;/a&gt;
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Director: Jay W. Grant<br> Phone: 801-356-9114<br> Email: <a href="mailto:ut_southtrainingfacility@ldsmail.net">ut_southtrainingfacility@ldsmail.net</a>
  
Located at &lt;a href="http://maps.google.com/maps?q=1075+S.+Geneva+Rd+orem&amp;oe=utf-8&amp;client=firefox-a&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;hq=&amp;hnear=1075+S+Geneva+Rd,+Orem,+Utah,+84058&amp;gl=us&amp;ei=teuxTMTuFIKmsQOa5PSiDA&amp;ved=0CBMQ8gEwAA&amp;t=h&amp;z=16"&gt;1075 S. Geneva Rd., in Orem&lt;/a&gt; (in the Orem University 3rd Stake Building)  
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Located at <a href="http://maps.google.com/maps?q=1075+S.+Geneva+Rd+orem&amp;oe=utf-8&amp;client=firefox-a&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;hq=&amp;hnear=1075+S+Geneva+Rd,+Orem,+Utah,+84058&amp;gl=us&amp;ei=teuxTMTuFIKmsQOa5PSiDA&amp;ved=0CBMQ8gEwAA&amp;t=h&amp;z=16">1075 S. Geneva Rd., in Orem</a> (in the Orem University 3rd Stake Building)  
  
 
Regular Schedule:  
 
Regular Schedule:  
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*Fri: 9 - 5
 
*Fri: 9 - 5
  
&lt;a href="http://www.familyhistorytraining.org/calendar.php"&gt;See calendar&lt;/a&gt; for special dates.  
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<a href="http://www.familyhistorytraining.org/calendar.php">See calendar</a> for special dates.  
  
 
=== Databases &amp; Software  ===
 
=== Databases &amp; Software  ===
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==== Description of some of the above databases  ====
 
==== Description of some of the above databases  ====
  
*'''Footnote''' ( &lt;a href="http://www.footnote.com"&gt;www.footnote.com&lt;/a&gt;&nbsp;)
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*'''Footnote''' ( <a href="http://www.footnote.com">www.footnote.com</a>&nbsp;)
  
 
Footnote is a subscription-based website that features searchable,<br>original documents that provide users a view of the events, places and people<br>that shaped the American nation and the world. The site will have over 25<br>million digital images by the end of 2007. Footnote is currently working with<br>FamilySearch to index the American Revolutionary War Pension files. Additional<br>projects with FamilySearch are under development.  
 
Footnote is a subscription-based website that features searchable,<br>original documents that provide users a view of the events, places and people<br>that shaped the American nation and the world. The site will have over 25<br>million digital images by the end of 2007. Footnote is currently working with<br>FamilySearch to index the American Revolutionary War Pension files. Additional<br>projects with FamilySearch are under development.  
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Individuals with Footnote subscriptions will be able to sign in with the<br>same Footnote username and password they use at home in order to save, annotate,<br>and upload content.  
 
Individuals with Footnote subscriptions will be able to sign in with the<br>same Footnote username and password they use at home in order to save, annotate,<br>and upload content.  
  
*'''Godfrey Memorial Library '''( &lt;a href="http://www.godfrey.org"&gt;www.godfrey.org&lt;/a&gt; )
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*'''Godfrey Memorial Library '''( <a href="http://www.godfrey.org">www.godfrey.org</a> )
  
 
Godfrey Memorial Library has an extensive collection of essential<br>resources to assist genealogical and historical research. Resources include<br>newspapers, city and business directories, vital records, printed census<br>records, state, county, and local histories, as well as numerous family<br>histories, family bible records, and service and pension records.  
 
Godfrey Memorial Library has an extensive collection of essential<br>resources to assist genealogical and historical research. Resources include<br>newspapers, city and business directories, vital records, printed census<br>records, state, county, and local histories, as well as numerous family<br>histories, family bible records, and service and pension records.  
  
*'''Heritage Quest'''/ProQuest ( &lt;a href="http://www.heritagequestonline.com"&gt;www.heritagequestonline.com&lt;/a&gt; )
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*'''Heritage Quest'''/ProQuest ( <a href="http://www.heritagequestonline.com">www.heritagequestonline.com</a> )
  
 
Heritage Quest online includes the complete set of U.S. Federal Census<br>images from 1790 to 1930 including names and indexes for many of the sets. Users<br>will be able to find people and places located in over 20,000 published family<br>and local histories and PERSI, an index of over 1.9 million genealogy and local<br>history articles. Other online databases include Revolutionary War Pension,<br>Bounty-Land Warrant Application files, and the Freedman Bank Records.  
 
Heritage Quest online includes the complete set of U.S. Federal Census<br>images from 1790 to 1930 including names and indexes for many of the sets. Users<br>will be able to find people and places located in over 20,000 published family<br>and local histories and PERSI, an index of over 1.9 million genealogy and local<br>history articles. Other online databases include Revolutionary War Pension,<br>Bounty-Land Warrant Application files, and the Freedman Bank Records.  
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Access to this service will be limited to 1,400 family history centers in<br>North America. Patrons should contact their local family history center to see<br>if this service is available. Family history center directors should contact<br>Family History Center Support with questions. <br>  
 
Access to this service will be limited to 1,400 family history centers in<br>North America. Patrons should contact their local family history center to see<br>if this service is available. Family history center directors should contact<br>Family History Center Support with questions. <br>  
  
*'''World Vital Records '''( &lt;a href="http://www.worldvitalrecords.com"&gt;www.worldvitalrecords.com&lt;/a&gt; )
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*'''World Vital Records '''( <a href="http://www.worldvitalrecords.com">www.worldvitalrecords.com</a> )
  
 
World Vital Records provides access to research helps and has a wide<br>variety of international records, including more than 60 parish registers,<br>Scottish death records, UK marriages, and Irish prisoner records. There are more<br>than 300 newspapers with 100,000 pages added a month, and over 500 online<br>databases, including vital, military, land, pension records, reference<br>materials, family histories, maps, gazetteers, and international coops. With the<br>recent Quintin Publications partnership, World Vital Records will soon have more<br>than 10,000 databases online. At least one new database is added every business<br>day.  
 
World Vital Records provides access to research helps and has a wide<br>variety of international records, including more than 60 parish registers,<br>Scottish death records, UK marriages, and Irish prisoner records. There are more<br>than 300 newspapers with 100,000 pages added a month, and over 500 online<br>databases, including vital, military, land, pension records, reference<br>materials, family histories, maps, gazetteers, and international coops. With the<br>recent Quintin Publications partnership, World Vital Records will soon have more<br>than 10,000 databases online. At least one new database is added every business<br>day.  
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=== Online Training  ===
 
=== Online Training  ===
  
*&lt;a href="http://picasaweb.google.com/GarysTurn/NFSIntroduction/photo#s5155773749882503650"&gt;Intro to new FamilySearch&lt;/a&gt;
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*<a href="http://picasaweb.google.com/GarysTurn/NFSIntroduction/photo#s5155773749882503650">Intro to new FamilySearch</a>
*&lt;a href="http://paftutorial.byu.edu/"&gt;BYU PAF Tutorial&lt;/a&gt;
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*<a href="http://paftutorial.byu.edu/">BYU PAF Tutorial</a>
*&lt;a href="http://ce.byu.edu/is/site/courses/freecourses.cfm"&gt;BYU FH Courses&lt;/a&gt;
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*<a href="http://ce.byu.edu/is/site/courses/freecourses.cfm">BYU FH Courses</a>
*&lt;a href="http://261.byu.edu/lessons.html"&gt;BYU FH 261 Lessons&lt;/a&gt;
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*<a href="http://261.byu.edu/lessons.html">BYU FH 261 Lessons</a>
*&lt;a href="http://www.bobcatsworld.com/genclass/"&gt;Cathie Owens FH Lessons&lt;/a&gt;
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*<a href="http://www.bobcatsworld.com/genclass/">Cathie Owens FH Lessons</a>
  
 
=== Useful Links  ===
 
=== Useful Links  ===
  
*&lt;a href="https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F1004924"&gt;Utah Death Certificates&lt;/a&gt;
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*<a href="https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F1004924">Utah Death Certificates</a>
*&lt;a _fcknotitle="true" href="Utah Death Certificates (FamilySearch Historical Records)"&gt;Utah Death Certificates (FamilySearch Historical Records)&lt;/a&gt;
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*<a _fcknotitle="true" href="Utah Death Certificates (FamilySearch Historical Records)">Utah Death Certificates (FamilySearch Historical Records)</a>
*&lt;a _fcknotitle="true" href="Social Security Death Index (SSDI)"&gt;Social Security Death Index (SSDI)&lt;/a&gt;
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*<a _fcknotitle="true" href="Social Security Death Index (SSDI)">Social Security Death Index (SSDI)</a>
*&lt;a href="http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/default.asp"&gt;FamilySearch&lt;/a&gt;
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*<a href="http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/default.asp">FamilySearch</a>
*&lt;a href="https://www.familysearch.org/#form=historical_records"&gt;Record Search&lt;/a&gt;
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*<a href="https://www.familysearch.org/#form=historical_records">Record Search</a>
*&lt;a href="https://new.familysearch.org/en/action/unsec/welcome"&gt;newFamilySearch&lt;/a&gt;
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*<a href="https://new.familysearch.org/en/action/unsec/welcome">newFamilySearch</a>
*&lt;a href="http://forums.familysearchsupport.org/index.php"&gt;FamilySearch Forums&lt;/a&gt;
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*<a href="http://forums.familysearchsupport.org/index.php">FamilySearch Forums</a>
*&lt;a href="http://newfamilyhistory.googlepages.com/fhconsultantlinks"&gt;newFamilyHistory&lt;/a&gt;
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*<a href="http://newfamilyhistory.googlepages.com/fhconsultantlinks">newFamilyHistory</a>
*&lt;a href="http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/UT/"&gt;Linkpendium Utah&lt;/a&gt;
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*<a href="http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/UT/">Linkpendium Utah</a>
*&lt;a href="http://www.cyndislist.com/ut.htm"&gt;Cyndi's List Utah&lt;/a&gt;
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*<a href="http://www.cyndislist.com/ut.htm">Cyndi's List Utah</a>
*&lt;a href="http://indexing.familysearch.org"&gt;FamilySearch Indexing&lt;/a&gt;
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*<a href="http://indexing.familysearch.org">FamilySearch Indexing</a>
*&lt;a href="http://www.slcolibrary.org/rr/rrge/"&gt;Salt Lake County Library&lt;/a&gt;
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*<a href="http://www.slcolibrary.org/rr/rrge/">Salt Lake County Library</a>
*&lt;a href="http://www.fhlfavorites.info/index.htm"&gt;FH Library Bookmarks&lt;/a&gt;
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*<a href="http://www.fhlfavorites.info/index.htm">FH Library Bookmarks</a>
*&lt;a href="https://familysearch.org/#form=catalog"&gt;FH Library Catalog&lt;/a&gt;
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*<a href="https://familysearch.org/#form=catalog">FH Library Catalog</a>
*&lt;a href="http://www.lib.byu.edu/fslab/"&gt;BYU FH Library&lt;/a&gt;
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*<a href="http://www.lib.byu.edu/fslab/">BYU FH Library</a>
*&lt;a href="http://lds.org/ldsorg/v/index.jsp?vgnextoid=e419fb40e21cef00VgnVCM1000001f5e340aRCRD"&gt;LDS.org&lt;/a&gt;
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*<a href="http://lds.org/ldsorg/v/index.jsp?vgnextoid=e419fb40e21cef00VgnVCM1000001f5e340aRCRD">LDS.org</a>
*&lt;a href="http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~utcfhc/index.html"&gt;Logan Regional FHC&lt;/a&gt;
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*<a href="http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~utcfhc/index.html">Logan Regional FHC</a>
*&lt;a href="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/London_England_Large_Multi-Stake_Family_History_Cente"&gt;London England FHC&lt;/a&gt;
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*<a href="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/London_England_Large_Multi-Stake_Family_History_Cente">London England FHC</a>
*&lt;a href="http://orfhc.org/"&gt;Ogden Regional FHC&lt;/a&gt;
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*<a href="http://orfhc.org/">Ogden Regional FHC</a>
*&lt;a href="http://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Orange_County,_California"&gt;Orange County LFHC&lt;/a&gt;
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*<a href="http://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Orange_County,_California">Orange County LFHC</a>
*&lt;a href="http://www.familyhistorytraining.org"&gt;Provo Regional FHC&lt;/a&gt;
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*<a href="http://www.familyhistorytraining.org">Provo Regional FHC</a>
*&lt;a href="http://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Riverton_FamilySearch_Library"&gt;Riverton FSL&lt;/a&gt;
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*<a href="http://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Riverton_FamilySearch_Library">Riverton FSL</a>
*&lt;a href="http://wiki.familysearch.org/en/San_Diego_Family_History_Library"&gt;San Diego LFHC&lt;/a&gt;
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*<a href="http://wiki.familysearch.org/en/San_Diego_Family_History_Library">San Diego LFHC</a>
*&lt;a href="http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/"&gt;Rootsweb&lt;/a&gt;
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*<a href="http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/">Rootsweb</a>
*&lt;a href="http://freebmd.org.uk/"&gt;Free BMD England&lt;/a&gt;
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*<a href="http://freebmd.org.uk/">Free BMD England</a>
*&lt;a href="http://www.usgenweb.org/"&gt;US GenWeb Project&lt;/a&gt;
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*<a href="http://www.usgenweb.org/">US GenWeb Project</a>
*&lt;a href="http://www.deathindexes.com/"&gt;Online Death Indexes&lt;/a&gt;
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*<a href="http://www.deathindexes.com/">Online Death Indexes</a>
*&lt;a href="http://www.billiongraves.com/"&gt;Billion Graves&lt;/a&gt;
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*<a href="http://www.billiongraves.com/">Billion Graves</a>
*&lt;a href="http://www.findagrave.com/"&gt;FindaGrave.com&lt;/a&gt;
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*<a href="http://www.findagrave.com/">FindaGrave.com</a>
*&lt;a href="http://www.interment.net/"&gt;Interment.net&lt;/a&gt;
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*<a href="http://www.interment.net/">Interment.net</a>
*&lt;a href="http://www.ancestorhunt.com/"&gt;Ancestor Hunt&lt;/a&gt;
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*<a href="http://www.ancestorhunt.com/">Ancestor Hunt</a>
*&lt;a href="http://www.uvpafug.org/"&gt;UVPAFUG&lt;/a&gt;
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*<a href="http://www.uvpafug.org/">UVPAFUG</a>
  
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Orem Family History Training Center
A.K.A
Utah South Area Family History Training Center

Specializing in Family History and New FamilySearch Training

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The Utah South Area Family History Training Center has temporarily relocated to Orem, Utah, and is a Family History unit of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The mission of this Center is to provide quality training in genealogical research and computer technology for those with family history callings and others who have a desire to learn or improve their skills in meeting their personal genealogy goals.

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• <a href="http://www.familyhistorytraining.org/fiveday.html">Five-Day Comprehensive Class</a>
Aug 20 – 24, 2012

• <a href="http://www.familyhistorytraining.org/nfs_class.html">FamilySearch Family Tree Class</a>

Aug 29, 2012 (Full, Standby Only)


• <a href="http://www.familyhistorytraining.org/special_topics_class.html">RootsMagic Series</a>

Aug 30 and Sep 6, 2012


• <a href="http://www.familyhistorytraining.org/basic_computer_class.html">Basic Computer Class</a>

Sep 13, 2012


• RootsMagic class coming up!

<a href="http://www.familyhistorytraining.org/special_topics_class.html">Click here</a> for details.



<a href="http://www.familyhistorytraining.org">Click here</a> for full class schedule information, or to register for classes.



<a href="http://www.familyhistorytraining.org">Click here</a> for full class schedule information, or to register for classes.

Contact, Location & Hours

Director: Jay W. Grant
Phone: 801-356-9114
Email: <a href="mailto:ut_southtrainingfacility@ldsmail.net">ut_southtrainingfacility@ldsmail.net</a>

Located at <a href="http://maps.google.com/maps?q=1075+S.+Geneva+Rd+orem&oe=utf-8&client=firefox-a&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=1075+S+Geneva+Rd,+Orem,+Utah,+84058&gl=us&ei=teuxTMTuFIKmsQOa5PSiDA&ved=0CBMQ8gEwAA&t=h&z=16">1075 S. Geneva Rd., in Orem</a> (in the Orem University 3rd Stake Building)

Regular Schedule:

  • Mon: 9 - 5 
  • Tue: 9 - 5 
  • Wed: 9 - 5
  • Thu: 9 - 5
  • Fri: 9 - 5

<a href="http://www.familyhistorytraining.org/calendar.php">See calendar</a> for special dates.

Databases & Software

  • Ancestry.com (Library version)
  • Heritage Quest
  • Footnote.com
  • AmericanAncestors.org
  • Godfrey Memorial Library
  • 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
  • Personal Ancestral File
  • Family Insight
  • RootsMagic
  • Ancestral Quest
  • Legacy

Description of some of the above databases

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 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 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.

Access to this service will be limited to 1,400 family history centers in
North America. Patrons should contact their local family history center to see
if this service is available. Family history center directors should contact
Family History Center Support with questions.

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.

Online Training

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