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.

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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

January Class Schedule

Preserving/Digitizing Photos     9th - 16th - 23rd                   10:00 a.m. Elaine Walton
Beginning PAF 5.2                  9th - 16th - 23rd - 30th            11:30 a.m. Flossie Walker
Descendency Research       3rd - 10th - 17th                        2:00 p.m. Melissa Rochelle
Youth Face Book              3rd - 11th - 17th - 25th                   6:00 p.m. Rachel Kitchen
U.S. Military Records                    7th                                     7:30 p.m. Christine Mathis
Genealogy Boot Camp             10th - 24th                             7:30 p.m. Connie Perry
U.S. Census                                  31st                                   2:00 p.m. Melissa Rochelle
Ancestry Library Edition          31st                                         7:30 p.m. Christine Mathis
Descendency Research #1         4th - 10th                           7:30 p.m. Joan Hatch
Military Records                         18th                                      7:30 p.m. Dale Hatch
Fun With             12th - 26th                           7:00 p.m. Don DeCamp
Genealogy Boot Camp               19th                                     10:00 a.m.
Ancestral Quest                    7th - 21st                                  10:30 a.m. Lila Caldwell
Swiss Research                      25th                                        7:30 p.m. Cliff Tobler
Research Planning                 24th                                         2:00 p.m. Melissa Rochelle

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

  • 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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Volunteer at the Center

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