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Omaha Nebraska 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.


The Family History Center in Omaha Nebraska is located in the Omaha Stake Center. See Details Below.


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Center Contacts and Hours[edit | edit source]

Location Map:

Address:

  • 14680 California St Omaha NE 68154
  • The Family History Center has moved from Martha Street
  • The Family History Center is located near the intersection of 144th and Dodge.
  • It is the building just West of the Synagogue.
  • We are located on the north side of the building.
  • Follow the signs to the Family History Center.
  • There are handicap accessible doors on the North side of the building and those doors are the ones you will need to enter.
  • Language:English


Phone:

  • 1-402-393-7641

E-mail:

  • NE_Omaha@ldsmail.net

Open Hours:

  • Tuesday:9:30am-3:00pm and 7:00pm-9:00pm
  • Wednesday:9:30am-3:00pm and 7:00pm-9:00pm
  • Thursday:9:30am-3:00pm and 7:00pm-9:00pm
  • 1st and 3rd Saturdays:10:00am-12:00pm

Holiday Schedule:

Closed first Saturday in April and October: All holidays: Monday and Friday: 1st Tuesday evening: In case of severe weather call ahead:


Center Resources [edit | edit source]

Collections[edit | edit source]
  • FamilySearch Catalog:
  • https://familysearch.org/catalog-search
  • This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.
  • We have over 1,300 Microfilm on extended loan, including many from England, Germany, Italy, Ireland, and Sweden.
  • Family History Library Film ordering is now online. Click on the attached link to use the online ordering system.
  • https://familysearch.org/films/

Software[edit | edit source]

  • 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. These websites include Ancestry.com, Heritage Quest, the Genealogist, Find my Past, Fold3.com (Footnote.com), World Vital Records, and ArkivDigital.

Hardware and Equipment[edit | edit source]

This location has:

  • 10 wide screen computers
  • 10 microfilm readers, and a microfilm reader/scanner/printer ($0.10 a page)
  • Copier/scanner/printer
  • Books and maps.

What to bring to the Center

  • Information for the people you are looking for (as much as you have) – Name, birth date, place of birth, death date, place of death, spouse, marriage date, place of marriage, children’s names – date and place of birth
  • Gather this information from family records or living relatives
  • LDS user ID and password for access to new.familysearch, family search, indexing, etc
  • Notebook to record what you find, where you found it, and when
  • Flashdrive to save digital images

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Center Services[edit | edit source]

Staff Research Specialties[edit | edit source]

Our family history consultants can help you with research in the following countries:

England

Denmark

Norway

Germany

Italy

Poland

Sweden

United States

We can also access experts at the Salt Lake City Family History Library to answer your questions.


We can assist you with the following Family History Computer Programs

FamilyTree

RootsMagic

Indexing


Resources in the Local Area
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The Omaha Public Library:
http://www.omahapubliclibrary.org/

The Omaha public library has excellent Omaha area genealogical information (births, deaths, marriages) and microfilm of Omaha area newspapers.

The Greater Omaha Genealogical Society:
http://gogsmembers.wordpress.com/
The GOGS has regular workshops and activities, they are very active in the community. GOGS also has online indexes to Omaha area births, marriages, and obituaries.

The German American Society Geneaology Services:

http://www.germanamericansociety.org/

Douglas County Historical Society

http://www.omahahistory.org/






Links[edit | edit source]

Link to Denmark Digital Records (census and parish records)

http://www.sa.dk/content/dk/ao-forside/find_kirkeboger


Link to Norwegian Digital Records (census and parish records)

http://www.arkivverket.no/arkivverket/Digitalarkivet



Link to FamilySearch Research Communities on Facebook

https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Research_Communities_on_Facebook


Link to LDS Emigration and Immigraton

LDS Emigration and Immigration

Volunteer at the Center[edit | edit source]