Stevensville Montana 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.

The Stevensville Montana Family History Center serves Ravalli County and the southwestern part of Missoula County

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

Address: 100 Middle Burnt Fork Road, Stevensville, Montana (This is not a mail delivery address)

  • The Family History Center entrance is located at the east door of the Church.  Please ring bell for admittance.
  • Location on Map

Phone:  406-777-5018

E-mail:  Not available

Open Hours:

  • Monday --  12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday --  9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday --  Evening by appointment only. (please schedule and/or cancel ahead of time)
  • Thursday --  12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m.  Evenings by appointment only.  (please schedule cancel ahead of time)
  • Friday  --  12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m.
  • Saturday --  Day or Evening Appointments only (please schedule and cancel ahead of time)

Holiday Schedule:

  • January 1  --  New Years
  • April 6-7  --  General Conference
  • May 24-27  --  Memorial Day
  • July 4  --  Independence Day
  • September 1--3  --  Labor Day 
  • October 5-6  --  General Conference
  • November 27- 30  --  Thanksgiving
  • December 23--31  --  Christmas

Note: We are closed during building maintenance, and sometimes during winter for bad roads. A notice will be posted on the East door of building.

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.
  • Several Books and Maps for some States and Countries. Personal Family Histories (The Cunningham Family), etc. Genealogical Research GuidesLanguage Dictionaries (Germany), etc.
  • Extended Microfilm (some States and Counties) and Microfiche.

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.  (, World Vital Records, etc.)

  • Several CD's and DVD's:  Pedigree Resource Files.  Quaker Genealogy 1750-1930.  Some Passenger & Immigration Lists. etc.
  • AncestralQuest.  Legacy.  RootsMagic.  U.S. Cities Galore.  etc.

Hardware and Equipment

Six networked computers; Three networked printers; Four microfilm readers; Two microfiche readers

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

SWEDISH:  Pat Thompson

GERMAN:  Pat Thompson, Ron McCann, Larry Seipert

ENGLAND:  Sharon McLean, Thelma Stoddard, Marie Christensen, *Carol Sikes

SCOTTISH:  Sharon McLean



        North Bitterroot Valley --  *Cheryl Rice

SOUTHERN STATES: Kathy Cook, Jean Hudson, *Carol Sikes

NEW ENGLAND:  Pat Thompson, Noel Hunt

MIDWEST, UNITED STATES:  Pat Thompson, Margaret Wirtz, Kathy Cook

WESTERN, UNITED STATES:  Margaret Wirtz, Kathy Cook


PENNSYLVANIA --  Pat Thompson
TENNESSEE -- Kathy Cook
MISSOURI -- Kathy Cook, Pat Thompson, Jean Hudson
MICHIGAN -- Pat Thompson
OKLAHOMA -- Pat Thompson
KENTUCKY -- Jean Hudson

MILITARY:  *Betsy Douglas

LDS RECORDS:  Thelma Stoddard




Denotes people who are not members of the Staff at the History Center:
              (they can be reached by phone.)

Carol Sikes --  406-363-7995 Cheryl Rice -- 406-777-3803 Betsy Douglas  -- 406-642-3286

Resources in the Local Area

CEMETERIES: Blodget, Hamilton, Montana 59840; Corvallis, Corvallis, Montana 59828; Carlton, Florence, Montana 59833; Grantsdale, Grantsdale, Montana 59835; Riverview, 99 West Bridge Rd., Hamilton, Montana 59840; Lone Pine, Darby, Montana 59829; Sunnyside Lone Rock, 3 Mile Road, Stevensville, Montana 59870; Maplewood, Stevensville, Montana 59870; Riverside, Stevensville, Montana 59870; St. Mary's, Stevensville, Montana 59870; Victor, Victor, Montana 59875;

GENEALOGICAL SOCIETIES: Bitterroot Genealogical Society, 705 So. 5th St., Hamilton, Montana 59840

LIBRARIES: Bitterroot Public Library, 306 State St., Hamilton, Montana 59840, phone: 406-363-1670; Darby Community Public Library, 101 So. Marshall St., Darby, Montana 59829, phone: 406-821-4771; Missoula Public Library, 301 East Main St., Missoula, Montana 59801, phone: 406-549-1165; North Valley Public Library, 208 Main St., Stevensville, Montana 59870, phone: 406-777-5061;

MUSEUMS: Bitterroot Valley Historical Society, 205 Bedford St., Hamilton, Montana 59840, phone: 406-363-3338; Darby Museum, 110 So. Main, Darby, Montana 59829 (summer hours only)

NEWSPAPERS:"' Bitterroot Star, 215 Main St., Stevensville, Montana 59870, phone: 406-777-3928; Missoulian, 500 So. Higgins Ave., Missoula, Montana 59801, phone: 406-523-5280; Ravalli Republic, 232 West Main St., Hamilton, Montana 59840, phone: 406-363-3300;