Vernal 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.

We’re Here to Help. Experienced genealogists can help you with your research, and it’s available to you free of charge! Research consultants and volunteers can help you by suggesting sources for you to search, answering basic questions such as how to get started, where a town is located, and what records are available for a locality and how to use them.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

Address: 480 West 500 North, Vernal, Utah 84078

Phone: 435-789-3618


Open Hours:

  • Monday: 9am - 5pm
  • Tuesday thru Thursday: 9 am - 9pm
  • Friday: Closed
  • Saturday: 9am - 1pm

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

"Search Engine Secrets" Workshops

Beginning June 8th, 2012

There are so many helps available for us if we could only find them. Come in and let us help you make Genealogy and Family History fun. These Workshops “Search Engines Secrets” were put together by Robert Ragan the “Genealogy Guy”

Come to the Family History Center at 480 West 500 North and let Brother Tom Allred help you have a more successful genealogical journey. And have a lot of fun doing it! The Workshops will start Friday June 8th at 6:00pm.

These will be held on the 2nd and 4th Fridays.

For more information please call 435-789-3618

June 2012 Class Schedule

June 5         * Youth Genealogy & Indexing                      6:00pm

                    * Indexing Tips & Tricks                               7:00pm

June 6         * Youth Genealogy & Indexing                      6:00pm

                    * Finding Your Ancestors - Search

                         Engine Tips & Tricks                               7:30pm

June 7          * Facebook Genealogy                                7:00pm

June 8          *WORKSHOP - Search

                                        Engine Secrets                        6:00pm

June 12        * Youth Genealogy & Indexing                     6:00pm
                     *Thinking Creatively about

                         Research Problems                                7:30pm 

June 13         * Youth Genealogy & Indexing                    6:00pm

                      * Indexing Tips & Tricks                             7:30pm

                      * Temple Problems Created 

                                with Indexing                                     7:30pm

June 14         * Fun w/                               7:00pm

June 19         * Youth Genealogy & Indexing                    6:00pm

June 20         * Youth Genealogy & Indexing                    6:00pm

                      * Useful Genealogy Research

                                         Websites                                 7:30pm

June 21         * Indexing- Beginning &

                                            Intermediate                         7:00pm

June 22         * WORKSHOP - Search Engine

                                    Secrets                                        6:00pm

June 26          * Youth Genealogy & Indexing                   6:00pm

                       * Thinking Creatively about

                                 Research Problems                       7:30pm

June 27           * Youth Genealogy & Indexing                  6:00pm

                        * Thinking Creatively about

                                 Research Problems                        7:30pm

June 28           * Scanning & Digitizing Photos                 7:00pm

                        * Fun w/                             7:00pm




Please call and register for classes @ 435-789-3618
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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

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Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

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