White Rock New Mexico 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.

White Rock is a suburb of Los Alamos, New Mexico.  Los Alamos is the site of the historic Manhattan Project during World War II and is still the location of the Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location and Map:


  • 366 Grand Canyon Dr Los Alamos NM 87544 United States
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  • Language:English


  • 1-505-672-9888


  • NM_WhiteRock@ldsmail.net

Hours of Operation:

  • Tuesday:9:30am-12:30pm and 7:00pm-9:00pm
  • Wednesday: 7:00pm-9:00pm
  • Thursday:9:30am-3:00pm and 7:00pm-9:00pm
  •  and also by appointment

Holiday Schedule:

Closed for all holidays: We occasionally close unexpectedly because of inclement weather or illness: Please call for information about unexpected alterations to our normal operation hours.

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings

Center Resources


  • A large collection of Los Alamos area obituaries dating from 1963-2008 is available. It was donated to the White Rock Family History Library in 2014 by the Los Alamos Genealogical Association.
  • In the library section, we have all 7 volumes of the "Annotated Record of Baptisms for the Dead 1840-1945 Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois" by Susan Easton Black and Harvey Bischoff Black.

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. The portal is available on all 5 computers and is accessible using Internet Explorer, Firefox, or Google Chrome browsers. 

Hardware and Equipment

  • 5 personal computers, a Lexmark printer, a Lexmark Printer / Scanner with the "scan to Family Search" software installed, a microfilm ScanPro 2000, and various older microfilm and microfiche readers.

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

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Resources in the Local Area

  The local cemetery is called Guaje Pines and it is well covered by both findagrave.com and billiongraves.com.  The billiongraves.com work was the result of a 2014 Eagle Scout project.


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