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Coral Springs Florida 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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The Coral Springs Family History Center is available to serve community members free of charge. The Center is open to the public. We welcome all![edit | edit source]

Center Contacts and Hours[edit | edit source]

Location Map:[edit | edit source]

Address:[edit | edit source]

  • 10148 NW 31st St Coral Springs FL 33065-3913 United States
  • Language:English

Phone:[edit | edit source]

  • 1-954-341-1725 (please leave a message)
  • 954 415-4798
  • 307-630-8291 Peggy Barkdull, director (please leave a message)

E-mail:[edit | edit source]

  • FL_CoralSprings@familyhistorymail.org

Open Hours:[edit | edit source]

  • Wednesday :10:00am-2:00 pm (please call if coming after 12:30)
  • Thursday: 8:00am- 12:00pm
  • Friday: 8:00am-12:00pm
  • Sunday and Tuesday evenings by appointment (please call 307-630-8291)
  • Wednesday evenings Spanish speaking 7:30 to 9:00

Holiday Schedule:

Closed Nov 27-29; Dec 23-Jan 3 2020; Mar 23-27 2020; July 3 2020

Closed all major holidays:



Calendar and Events[edit | edit source]



Center Resources[edit | edit source]

Collections[edit | edit source]

Databases and 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 to include: Ancestry.com, 19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archive, Findmypast, Fold3.com, Kinpoint- Premium, MyHeritage - Library Edition, Newspaper Archive-Access, Paper Trail, ProQuest Obituary Listings, Puzzilla.org - Premium Services-Premium Services, World Vital Records

Hardware and Equipment[edit | edit source]

• We have some microfilms available to view, call or email to see if the film you are looking for is here.


• Our computers access the FamilySearch database which contains many millions of names linked into families.


Center Services[edit | edit source]

Staff Research Specialties[edit | edit source]

• We offer access to and assistance in the use of many internet research sites.

• Other training in such things as research basics, data management programs, the Research Wiki, and other programs can be arranged by appointment by calling the temple and family history center. Always leave a message.


Resources in the Local Area[edit | edit source]

Alternate Repositories

If you cannot find a source you need at the Family History Library, try one or more of these other repositories.

Repositories with very large genealogical collections

◾Library of Congress, Washington, DC, Local History and Genealogy Reading Room is part of the world's largest library including 50,000 genealogies, 100,000 local histories, and collections of manuscripts, microfilms, maps, newspapers, photographs, and published material, strong in North American, British Isles, and German sources.[1]

◾National Archives, Washington DC, census, pre-WWI military service & pensions, passenger lists, naturalizations, passports, federal bounty land, homesteads, bankruptcy, ethnic sources, prisons, and federal employees.[2]

◾Allen County Public Library (Indiana) home of the Periodical Source Index (PERSI), more than 350,000 printed books and 513,000 items of microfilm/fiche including family histories, censuses, city directories, passenger lists, military records, local histories, American Indians, African Americans, Canadian, British, & German collections.[3]

Sources 1.↑ Local History Genealogy Reading Room in the Library of Congress home page at http://www.loc.gov/rr/genealogy/ (accessed 20 February 2011). 2.↑ National Archives home page at http://www.archives.gov/ (accessed 20 February 2011). 3.↑ "Genealogy Center" in Allen County Public Library [Internet site] at http://www.genealogycenter.org/Home.aspx (accessed 20 February 2011). 4.↑ "Church History Library and Archives" in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints [Internet site] at http://www.lds.org/churchhistory/library (accessed 20 February 2011). 5.↑ "Pioneer Museum" and "History Department" pages in International Society ~ Daughter of Utah Pioneers [Internet site] at http://www.dupinternational.org/ (accessed 20 February 2011). 6.↑ "Research Center and Collections" and "Collections Available at the Research Center" in Utah State History [Internet site] at http://history.utah.gov/research_and_collections/index.html (accessed 20 February 2011).


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