Omaha Nebraska Family History Center
|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.
Center Contacts and HoursEdit
- 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.
- 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
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
- FamilySearch Catalog:
- 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.
- 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 EquipmentEdit
This location has:
- 10 wide screen computers
- 10 microfilm readers, and a microfilm reader/scanner/printer ($0.10 a page)
- 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
Staff Research SpecialtiesEdit
Our family history consultants can help you with research in the following countries:
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
Resources in the Local Area
The Omaha Public Library:
The Omaha public library has excellent Omaha area genealogical information (births, deaths, marriages) and microfilm of Omaha area newspapers.
The Greater Omaha Genealogical Society:
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:
Douglas County Historical Society
Link to Denmark Digital Records (census and parish records)
Link to Norwegian Digital Records (census and parish records)
Link to FamilySearch Research Communities on Facebook
Link to LDS Emigration and Immigraton