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{{FHCpage|location=Nevada}}Welcome to the Reno Family History Center! No matter if you are new to genealogy, or a seasoned researcher, our friendly and knowledgeable staff is ready to help you on your exciting journey to unlock the past.  
 
 
''Welcome to the Reno Family History Center!''
 
 
 
''No matter if you are new to genealogy, or a seasoned researcher, our friendly and knoledgeable staff is ready to help you on your&nbsp;exciting journey to unlock the past.&nbsp;&nbsp;''<br>&nbsp;
 
  
 
=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
 
=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
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*'''Address: 4751 Neil Road, Reno, Nevada'''  
 
*'''Address: 4751 Neil Road, Reno, Nevada'''  
*Our center is located within the Neil Rd church; on the north west cornor of Neil Rd and Filbert.&nbsp;&nbsp;Park on the west side of the&nbsp;parking lot and&nbsp;enter the building either&nbsp;through the west entrance closest to the street or the front west end entrance.''<br>''
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*Our center is located within the Neil Rd, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints church building; on the north west cornor of Neil Rd and Filbert.&nbsp;&nbsp;Park on the west&nbsp;end of the&nbsp;parking lot and&nbsp;enter the building either&nbsp;through the main west entrance&nbsp;facing&nbsp;Filbert, or the west end enterence.  
 
*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=4751+Neil+Road,+Reno,+Nevada&hl=en&ll=39.481222,-119.781876&spn=0.024015,0.050082&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=50.02446,102.568359&oq=4751+Neil+Road,+Reno,+Nevada&hnear=4751+Neil+Rd,+Reno,+Nevada+89502&t=m&z=15 Location on Map]
 
*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=4751+Neil+Road,+Reno,+Nevada&hl=en&ll=39.481222,-119.781876&spn=0.024015,0.050082&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=50.02446,102.568359&oq=4751+Neil+Road,+Reno,+Nevada&hnear=4751+Neil+Rd,+Reno,+Nevada+89502&t=m&z=15 Location on Map]
  
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'''E-mail:''' <br>  
 
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'''Open Hours:''' 10:00 am-9:00pm, Tues., Wed. and Thurs.
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*'''Tues., Wed. and Thurs:''' 10:00am - 9:00pm
  
'''Holiday Schedule:''' Our center will be close Tues. Dec. 18, 2012 and reopen Wed. Jan. 2, 2013
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==== Every Wed. at 12:15 pm, we have a 15 minute intro classes  ====
 
==== Every Wed. at 12:15 pm, we have a 15 minute intro classes  ====
  
==== Every first Wed. at 1:00 pm, we offer a class&nbsp;on writing&nbsp;a life&nbsp;history; yours or someone else's.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; ====
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==== Every first Wed. at 1:00 pm, we offer a class&nbsp;on writing&nbsp;a life&nbsp;history;&nbsp;&nbsp;yours or someone elses ====
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==== Staff Training Meetings:  ====
 
==== Staff Training Meetings:  ====
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==== Collections  ====
 
==== Collections  ====
  
:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''Family History Library Catalog:''']&nbsp;Our center can help you order any microfilm or microfiche available.&nbsp;  
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:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''Family History Library Catalog:''']&nbsp;  
:*We also have a large collection of books that cover Reno, Washoe county, and various countries throughout the world.  
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:*As well as having&nbsp;some microfilm and microfiche that are on permanant&nbsp;loan to us, we&nbsp;can help you order any microfilm or microfiche available.&nbsp;  
:*Our center also houses the Parkin collection of records from north western Nevada and parts of northeastern California.
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:*We have a large collection of books that cover Reno, Washoe county, and various countries throughout the world.  
:*There is also some microfilm and microfiche that are on perminant loan to the center.&nbsp;
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:*Our center also houses the Parkin collection of records from north western Nevada and parts of north eastern California.&nbsp;
  
 
==== Databases and Software  ====
 
==== Databases and Software  ====
  
:*[http://fhc.familysearch.org/ '''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.
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:*[http://fhc.familysearch.org/ '''FHC Portal:'''] &nbsp; This center has access to the Portal page, which gives free access, within the center, to premium family history software and websites that would generally charge for subscriptions.  
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:*We have FamilySearch, Family Tree,&nbsp;and FamilySearch Wiki
  
==== Hardware and Equipment&nbsp;  ====
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==== Hardware and Equipment ====
  
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Our center has computers, printers, copier, microfilm and microfiche readers for your use.  
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==== Our center&nbsp;is equipted with&nbsp;both microfilm and microfech readers, 9 computers, 3&nbsp;printers, and a&nbsp;copier for your convenience. ====
  
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== &nbsp;'''Center Services&nbsp;'''  ==
 
== &nbsp;'''Center Services&nbsp;'''  ==
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=== Resources in the Local Area<br>  ===
 
=== Resources in the Local Area<br>  ===
  
''(This section is to highlight other resources in your area that will be helpful for individuals doing research there in your location, if there are any, such as government offices, historical societies, etc.)'' &lt;fck:hr&gt;  
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''Reno - Sparks Indian Colony''&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 98 Colony Rd., Reno, Nevada 89502&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 775-329-2936&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.rsic.org www.rsic.org]
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Nevada&nbsp;State Genealogy Society&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 1650 N Virginia St,&nbsp;Reno, Nevada 89503&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 775-688-1190&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://museums.nevadaculture.org http://museums.nevadaculture.org]
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Washoe County Courthouse&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 75 Court St, Reno, Nevada 89520&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 775-328-3260&nbsp;&nbsp;
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County Health Dept., birth, death, burial records starting&nbsp;in&nbsp;1900&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; County Clerk, divorce, probate, court, naturalization records starting in 1862&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; County Recorder, land records starting in 1962, marriage records starting in 1871
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Washoe County Public Libraries&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 301 S Center St, Reno, Nevada 89501&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 775-327-8300
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Revision as of 22:34, 6 February 2013

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

Welcome to the Reno Family History Center! No matter if you are new to genealogy, or a seasoned researcher, our friendly and knowledgeable staff is ready to help you on your exciting journey to unlock the past.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  • Address: 4751 Neil Road, Reno, Nevada
  • Our center is located within the Neil Rd, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints church building; on the north west cornor of Neil Rd and Filbert.  Park on the west end of the parking lot and enter the building either through the main west entrance facing Filbert, or the west end enterence.
  • Location on Map

Phone: 775 826-1130

E-mail:

Open Hours:

  • Tues., Wed. and Thurs: 10:00am - 9:00pm

Holiday Schedule: 


Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events:

Class Schedule: 

Every Wed. at 12:15 pm, we have a 15 minute intro classes

Every first Wed. at 1:00 pm, we offer a class on writing a life history;  yours or someone elses

                                 

Staff Training Meetings:

Center Resources

Collections

  • Family History Library Catalog: 
  • As well as having some microfilm and microfiche that are on permanant loan to us, we can help you order any microfilm or microfiche available. 
  • We have a large collection of books that cover Reno, Washoe county, and various countries throughout the world.
  • Our center also houses the Parkin collection of records from north western Nevada and parts of north eastern California. 

Databases and Software

  • FHC Portal:   This center has access to the Portal page, which gives free access, within the center, to premium family history software and websites that would generally charge for subscriptions.
  • We have FamilySearch, Family Tree, and FamilySearch Wiki

Hardware and Equipment

Our center is equipted with both microfilm and microfech readers, 9 computers, 3 printers, and a copier for your convenience.

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 Center Services 

Staff Research Specialties

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Resources in the Local Area

Reno - Sparks Indian Colony    98 Colony Rd., Reno, Nevada 89502                                                     775-329-2936             www.rsic.org

Nevada State Genealogy Society     1650 N Virginia St, Reno, Nevada 89503                                       775-688-1190            http://museums.nevadaculture.org

Washoe County Courthouse     75 Court St, Reno, Nevada 89520                                                          775-328-3260  

County Health Dept., birth, death, burial records starting in 1900                                                        County Clerk, divorce, probate, court, naturalization records starting in 1862                                    County Recorder, land records starting in 1962, marriage records starting in 1871

Washoe County Public Libraries     301 S Center St, Reno, Nevada 89501                                            775-327-8300

 

Links

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Volunteer at the Center

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