St Helens Oregon 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.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  • Address: 2755 Sykes Road, St. Helens, Oregon 97051
  • Park in the east side parking lot and go in the door on the northeast corner of the building
  • Location on Map

Phone: (503) 397-0682


Open Hours:

  • Tues. & Wed: 12:00 to 4:00 and 6:30 to 9:00

Holiday Schedule: Closed all major holidays


Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events 

Fall and Winter classes Begin on Oct 13th, taught by Hal & Barbara Hovorka

Free - No cost involved - Time 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. each Saturday 

Class Schedule 

Oct 13th Getting Started - Clues by surnames; Personal Inventory

Oct 20th Getting it Down Right - Data protocol

Nov 3rd Sources & Resources - Doing the Survgey, then the search

Nov 10th Directories, Newspapers, Obituaries & Cemeteries

Dec 1st History Lesson - What is the motivation for the immigrant

Dec 8th Out on the Web - What's new on the internet and how to use it

Jan 5th Finding Your Way with the Immigrant - Where are those elusive records

Jan 12th Immigration/Naturalization/Census - An Index to the Index of the Index

Feb 2nd Court/Land/Wills & Probate - The how and why of American Pedigrees

Feb 9th Out of the Mainstream - Hidden Sources

March 2nd Wrapping up Loose Ends - Everything else that's left over/Plus!!!

March 9th Preservation & Photo ID - Identify old unidentified photographs

Apr 13th State by State - How to tackle the states

Apr 20th Foreign Research - Succeeding abroad

Staff Training Meetings


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.
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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.)

Hardware and Equipment

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Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

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Resources in the Local Area

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