Dayton Ohio 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:


Dayton Ohio Family History Center

1500 Shiloh Springs Rd Trotwood, OH  45426

Phone: 1-937-854-4566

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  • Park and enter on the east side of the building. Please ring doorbell for entrance
  • Language:English



FHC Director:

  • Gary L. Terry
  • Assistant Director: Paula R. Terry 1-937-212-9284

Open Hours:

  • Tuesday: 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
  • Wednesday: 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
  • Thursday: 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
  • Classes and evening hours by appointment 1-937-212-9284
  • Attention: call ahead in inclement weather

Holiday Schedule:

Calendar and Events[edit | edit source]

Upcoming Events[edit | edit source]

Class Schedule[edit | edit source]

Staff Training Meetings[edit | edit source]

Center Resources[edit | edit source]

Collections[edit | edit source]

Over 5,000 films on permanent loan. Films specializing in the Tri-State area. Tri-State consists of Ohio, Kentucky, Virginia - large number for Lee, Russell, Scott. Tazewell, and Wise counties, along with Tennessee and West Virginia area. A large number of European films for England and Germany. Many books that are out of print[edit | edit source]

Databases and Software[edit | edit source]

Family History Center 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.[edit | edit source]

Hardware and Equipment[edit | edit source]

Four large screen computers, three printers, one scanner, five film and fiche readers[edit | edit source]

Center Services[edit | edit source]

Staff Research Specialties[edit | edit source]

Resources in the Local Area
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Links[edit | edit source]

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Volunteer at the Center[edit | edit source]