Albuquerque 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.

Center Contacts and Hours[edit | edit source]

Location Map:


  • 4109 Eubank NE Albuquerque NM 87111 United States
  • Entrance is on the southwest corner of the building.
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  • Language:English


  • 1-505-293-5610


Open Hours: Closed Indefinitely because of Virus

  • Monday: 9:00 am-12:00 pm
  • Tuesday: Noon to 3 PM, 6:00 pm-9:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 10:00am-3:00pm
  • Thursday: 6:30 pm-8:00 pm
  • Friday: Noon to 3 PM

Scheduled 2020 Closings: Closed Indefinitely because of Virus[edit | edit source]

  • Monday, January 20: Martin Luther King Day
  • Monday, February 17: President's Day
  • Monday, May 25: Memorial Day
  • Friday Jul 3: Independence Day
  • Monday, September 7: Labor Day
  • Monday-Thursday, November 23-27: Thanksgiving Week
  • Monday-Monday: December 21-January 1: Christmas Break
  • There will be two days we are closed for cleaning -- Usually a day in June and again in Nov or Dec. We occasionally close unexpectedly because of inclement weather or illness. Please call 505-504-6988 for information about unexpected alterations to our normal operation hours.

Calendar and Events[edit | edit source]

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings

Center Resources[edit | edit source]

Collections[edit | edit source]

  • FamilySearch Catalog:- Ability to view FamilySearch images that are only available to be viewed at a Family History Center
  • Large Collection of New Mexico Historical documents and books including extensive New Mexico Catholic Church records of Baptisms, Marriages, Prenuptial investigations and deaths
  • 10 CD set of Books on CD from Stemmons Publishing Company covering all states and England, Scotland, and Ireland
  • Over 400 Genealogy related books and reference materials
  • Large collection of microfilm and microfiche which is not yet available online

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. These websites include:
  • 19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archive
    inside Family History Center
  • Access Newspaper Archive
  • Alexander Street Press - The American Civil War
  • ArkivDigital Online
  • Find My Past
  • Previously known as
  • Godfrey Memorial Library
  • Heritage Quest Online
  • Historic Map Works Library Edition
  • LegacyStories
  • Paper Trail
  • World Vital Records

Hardware and Equipment[edit | edit source]

  • 11 Computers
    Microfilm and Microfiche room
  • 1 Multifunction Printer/Scanner (Can scan to a USB drive or directly to FamilySearch Family Tree
  • 3 Microfilm Readers
  • 2 Microfiche Reader

Center Services[edit | edit source]

One-on -one Assistance

Research Assistance

FamilySearch Help

Scanning of Photographs and documents directly into FamilySearch or onto a user supplied Thumb Drive

Staff Research Specialties:

Ernie Tafoya- Speaks Spanish and is knowledgable in New Mexico/Mexico Genealogy and migration patterns. Normally working Friday Noon- 3 PM

Ruth Randall- Certified Genealogist and published author with specialization in African-American 19th and 20th century genealogy with particular interest in the reconstruction of the lives of former slaves. Normally working Monday 9 Am to Noon

Gwen Brogdon- Specializes in Irish and Swedish records. Normally working Tuesday nights 6 to 9 PM

Resources in the Local Area[edit | edit source]

Albuquerque New Mexico Genealogy Center at Main Library at 501 Copper Avenue NW

Links[edit | edit source]