Tooele Valley Utah 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: 751 North 520 East Tooele Utah 84074
  • The center is in the back of the Tooele East Stake Center
  • Location on Map

Phone: 435-882-1396


Open Hours:

  • Tuesday & Thursday: 10:00-4:00, 7:00-9:00
  • Wednesday & Friday: 10:00-4:00

Holiday Schedule:   Closed November 17- 24 Thanksgiving

                                Closed December 17- January 7 Christmas


Calendar and Events

 Family History Fair

November 9, 2013 

Tooele East Stake Center                                    

 751 North 520 East, Tooele, Utah                        


Ron Ray:    Census Records: Where some ancestors try to hide. 

                  Newspapers: What is new about news

Pat Jensen: Immigration/Emmigration

                   Military Records

                   LDS Church Records

There will also be classes for the youth and their leaders, Indexing, Arbitration and Family Trees

Other teachers parrticipating:

Lynn Andersen, Dan Pofffenberger, and Lori and Jeff Montague

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.
  • This center has a 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.

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. 
  • We also have

Hardware and Equipment

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


Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

There is always at least one staff member per shift that is an expert in the following areas:

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 Center

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.