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Katy Texas Family History Center

The Katy Texas Family History Center is an extension of the world's largest genealogical library, the Salt Lake City Family History Library. It provides for Family History research, with volunteers are happy to help, free of charge, serving the Katy West Houston area.


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Center Contacts and Hours[edit | edit source]

Location Map: Location Map

Address: 1603 Norwalk Drive, Katy, TX 77450

Phone: 281-578-8338

E-mail: TX_Katy@familyhistorymail.org

Open Hours:

  • Tuesday: 10:00am-2:00pm and 6:30pm-8:30pm
  • Thursday: 10:00am-2:00pm and 6:30pm-8:30pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am-2:00pm

Holiday Schedule (FHC Closure Dates) 2016:

  • Easter, March 26
  • General Conference, April 2
  • Memorial Day, May 30
  • Independence Day, July 4
  • General Conference, October 1
  • Thanksgiving, November 21-26
  • Christmas, December 19-January 2

Calendar and Events[edit | edit source]

Upcoming Events:[edit | edit source]

Class Schedule:[edit | edit source]

  • Personal History Writing: Tuesdays 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Learning Indexing: First Thursdays 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Staff training: Third Wednesdays 7:00 pm

Center Resources[edit | edit source]

Collections[edit | edit source]

  • FamilySearch Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.
  • Patrons' Microfiche Collection -- a collection of fiche ordered by our patrons, assorted titles. Contain family histories, vital records, and other types of information.
  • Indefinite Film Collection -- a collection of films on a variety of subjects, to include vital records, county records, court records, etc.
  • Book Collection: --

Databases and Software[edit | edit source]

  • Family History Center 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 these include:
  • 19th Century British Newspapers
  • Access Newspaper Archives
  • Alexander Street Press (American Civil War Collections)
  • Ancestry.com (Family History Library Edition)
  • ArkivDigital Online
  • FindMyPast
  • Fold3.com
  • The Genealogist
  • Godfrey Memorial Library
  • HeritageQuest Online
  • Historic Map Works (Library Edition)
  • Origins.net
  • Paper Trail
  • WorldVitalRecords.com

Hardware and Equipment[edit | edit source]

  • 9 internet computers dedicated to Family History research
  • 3 microfilm readers
  • 1 microfiche reader
  • 1 microfilm/microfiche printer
  • 1 printer, photo and document scanner

Staff Resources and Specialties[edit | edit source]

A friendly staff willing to help with your Family History and genealogical interests. If we don't have a solution to your questions we will help you find someone who does.

Resources in the Local Area[edit | edit source]

Libraries

Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research Location
5300 Caroline
Houston, Texas
Phone: (832) 393-2600

  • Clayton Library is a department of the Houston Public Library devoted entirely to genealogical research. Materials found in the library cover the entire U.S., as well as many foreign countries.

Genealogical Societies

  • Meeting Place: Bayland Park Community Center,
  • 6400 Bissonnet, Houston, Texas


Bear Creek Genealogy Society
E-mail: twolz@comcast.net

  • Meeting Place: Bear Creek Park Community Center
  • 3055 Bear Creek Dr,Houston, TX 77084
  • Meets the 2nd Thursday of Each Month, September-May, from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Links[edit | edit source]

Facebook Katy Texas Family History Center