Greensboro North Carolina Family History Center

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The Greensboro Family History Center is committed to assisting with the researching and recording of family information in the Greensboro NC area. Our goal is to help instill into the hearts of our visitors a love for Family History. We hope that in some small way we may help you draw closer to your Ancestors as you learn who they are. Through your research the names on your pedigree chart will come to life as real people who faced real challenges. We hope you will discover more about yourself in the process.


Center Contacts and Hours[edit | edit source]

Location & Map:

  • Address: 3719 Pinetop Road Greensboro, NC 27410
  • The Family History Center is located in the Greensboro Stake Center.
  • Location on Map

Phone: 336.288.0321

E-mail: Contact us by email

If you would like to be added to our email list please send request to the above.

Emails will not be sold, rented or used in any commercial way. They will strictly be used to inform you about upcoming events.

Open Hours:

  • Tuesday: 10:00am to 2pm, 6pm to 9pm
  • Wednesday: 6pm to 9pm
  • Thursday: 10:00am to 2pm, 6pm to 9pm

Holiday Schedule:

Days Closed, 2014:

November 27 2014 - Thanksgiving

December 23 2014 - January 5 2015 - Christmas and New Year

Calendar and Events[edit | edit source]

Upcoming Events[edit | edit source]

         25 Oct 2014 - Family History Fair - 9 am to 12 pm - Adding a third track this year, come see videos of some of the 2014 Rootstech classes

         26 Oct 2013 - Family History Fair - 9 am to 12 pm. Classes will include: FamilySearch, Indexing, Family Stories, Finding the Distaff Side, Scanning, Vital Records. We had a great time, much was learned. Be sure to join us next year!

         27 Oct 2012 - Family History Fair - 9 am to 1 pm. Classes and an exhibit hall. Classes include: African-American Research, Creating a Heritage Home, Family Search Family Tree and more.

        2 June 2012 - GenFest - High Point Public Library - 12 pm to 5 pm - Very successful, passed out over 100 beginner packets and FHC flyers.


Workshop Schedule[edit | edit source]

        Second Thursday of the month - Various Genealogical Topics - 7 pm to 8:30 pm

                  12 June - Discovering Your Poor and Landless Ancestors - Larry Cates      

                  8 May - Obituaries  -   Carrie Storie         

                  10 April 2014 - TBD

                  13 March 2014 - Organzing, Digital and Paper - Kathy Dunn, Michele Doyle

                  13 Feb 2014 - Ancestry, Fold3 - Michele Doyle - postponed to 20 Feb

                  9 Jan 2014 - Family Stories - Carrie Story - Cancelled

                 12 Dec 2013 - Retouching Photos - Bill Hobbs

                  14 Nov 2013 - Greensboro Public Library Resources

                 10 Oct 2013 - Vital Records - Joanne Clements

                 12 Sept 2013 -  TBD

                 8 Aug 2013 - Oral History - Kathy Dunn

                 11 July 2013 - FamilySearch - Michele Doyle - Participants were introduced to many of the new features of

                 13 June 2013 - Beginner DNA - Learned a lot about how DNA works and how we can use it to verify family.

                 9 May 2013 - Breaking Down Brick Walls - Kathy Dunn (Thursday)

                11 April 2013 - Blogs and Wikis - Michele Schulz (Thursday) Lots of great internet resources, fascinating stories.

                5 March 2013 - Black-Indian Research - Lamar Deloatch - Learned a lot.Very interesting presentation

                5 Feb 2013 - Journaling - Natalie Allen-  lots of great journaling and family history ideas. Just start writing!!

                8 Jan 2013 - Unique Records - Marilyn Arny - wonderful workshop, full of stories and unique ideas for research

                4 Dec 2012 - Land Record Research  - Kathy Dunn - Great case studies on using land records to link families.

                6 Nov 2012 - Preserving your Photographs - Bryan White

                2 Oct 2012 - Persistence Pays - Wonderful stories about one woman's journey through her family history.

                4 Sept 2012 - Lineage Societies - DAR, SAR and others -  Kathy Dunn - Great evening, great info on types of sources and how to use them.

                7 Aug 2012 - Family Stories - How true are they? Not as true as we would like!

                3 July 2012 - Family History - How to start, getting it right!- We can now get it right. Had over 30 attend. Come see us next month!

                5 June 2012 - How to interpret a census record - Was a wonderful evening, over 40 people attended, lots of great questions. Looking forward to the July workshop.


Staff Training Meetings        

        27 Feb 2014 - Consultant Training

        11,18,25 Sept 2013 - Consultant Training

        28 Feb 2013 - Staff and Consultant Training

        12 Jan 2013 - All Ward Family History Consultants at Stake Leadership Training

        26 April 2012 - FHC Family History Fair planning meeting

        28 June 2012 - FHC Family History Fair planning meeting

        27 Sept 2012 - FHC Consultant Training  7:00pm to 8:30pm

Center Resources[edit | edit source]

Collections[edit | edit source]

  • Family History Library Catalog: Microfilm and microfiche needs to be ordered by the patron at
  • Small selection of materials pertaining to counties in North Carolina. Small library of general genealogical materials.

Databases and Software[edit | edit source]

Hardware and Equipment[edit | edit source]

  • Computers, microform readers and printers.

Center Services[edit | edit source]

Staff Research Specialties[edit | edit source]

General beginning genealogical information.

Beginner Classes - 3 weeks - lecture and lab. Email for more information

Resources in the Local Area
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Guilford County Public Library

Links[edit | edit source]

Order microfilm from the Family History Library in Salt Lake City:

Greensboro Family History Center Website:

Volunteer at the Center[edit | edit source]

If you are available during the day or evening and are willing to learn new skills and share old ones we would love to find a place for you at our FHC.

Contact: Michele Doyle - 336-263-6223, Contact us by email above