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Tooele Valley Utah Family History Center

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 HoursEdit

Location Map:


  • 751 North 520 East Tooele Utah 84074 United States
  • The center is in the back of the Tooele East Stake Center.

FHC Phone:

  • 1 435-882-1396



FHC Directors:

  • Peggy Koon  1-435-843-5647

Assistant FHC Directors:

  • Gary Larsen
  • Silvia Larsen

Open Hours:

  • Tuesday and Thursday: 10:00-4:00, 7:00pm.-9:00pm.
  • Wednesday: 10:00am. - 4:00pm.
  • Friday:10:00am. - 4:00pm.
  • Saturday by appointment only. (For an appointment, call center during business hours. Phone:  435-882-1396.
  • Language:English

Holiday Schedule:

  • Closed for National Holidays
  • Summer Breaks include the following:
  • The week of the 4th of July for Independence Day
  • The week of the 24th of July for Pioneer Day
  • Closed Thanksgiving Week.
  • Closed two weeks for Christmas

Calendar and EventsEdit

FAMILY HISTORY  Building Bridges to your Past

Family History Fair November 7, 2015 

Tooele East Stake Center                                    

751 North 520 East, Tooele, Utah                        

Go to the 2015 Tooele Family History Fair: Building Bridges to the Past to register for the fair. It is not required to attend but it will help us with planning.

Use the link below to view and print this year's class schedule.

Family History Fair Class Schedule 2015

Use the links below to print handouts for the classes.

Sue Maxwell’s classes (Relief Society Room)
Martin Pendley’s classes (Overflow)
Van Celaya’s classes (Cultural Hall A)
Robert Givens’ classes (Chapel 1st-3rd hour)
Brandon Butts’ class (Chapel 4th hour)
C. Lynn Andersen classes (Primary Room)


Films may be sent to this center when ordered from the:*FamilySearch Catalog: :*

Small library of books that consists of biographies, genealogies, family histories, histories, maps, genealogical reference guides and vital records etc. Use link below to access a list of our books.

Tooele FHC Books Catalog

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.


  • 12 Lenovo ThinkCentre all in one computers.
  • A digital film reader that prints the documents and can also save the document to a flash drive or cd.
  • four manual film readers and one microfiche reader.

Center ServicesEdit

Staff Research SpecialtiesEdit

Our staff specialties include the following:

  • Family Trees
  • Record Management Programs
  • Google Research
  • Free Research Websites

We always strive to have enough staff so that each patron who comes in can have one-on-one help.

Volunteer at the CenterEdit

The center is always looking for volunteers. The shifts are 3 hours long. 10:00-1:00, 1:00-4:00 and two hour shifts in the evenings 7:00-9:00pm. You can choose the shift. It is not necessary to be an expert in family history. 


  • FamilySearch Research Wiki: What It Can Do For You!: A comprehensive video presentation explaining the Wiki, navigating it, and some especially useful pages. Case studies demonstrate using the Wiki for genealogical research. Editing and adding articles to the Wiki are covered.

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