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Riverton FamilySearch
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Due to health concerns,
our library is closed until
further notice.

3740 West Market Center Drive
(13175 South)
Riverton, Utah 84065-8026

Map Directions

"Normal" Hours of Operation

2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday
9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The links directly below do not apply to our current closure. The boxed links to the left are for our current offerings

Location and Directions
Contact Information and Lost and Found
Hours and Holiday Schedule
Quick Start Guides and Class Handouts
Classes and Class Schedules
Resource Scheduling System
Family Story Room
Group Visits
Saturday Seminar
Family Discovery Day
Family Reunions
Youth Conference
Scouting Workshop
Research Specialists
Missionary Opportunities

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Tip of the Week[edit | edit source]

Click here to register for a weekly email with a tip to use for Family History.

Handouts and Guides[edit | edit source]

Library Resource Materials for Staff and Patrons

Library Quick Start Guides[edit | edit source]

Family Tree[edit | edit source]

Adding and Attaching Sources to Family Tree
Adding Photos to Family Tree  (revised 03/12/20)
Adding Stories to Family Tree
Family Tree 
FamilySearch Web Indexing
FamilySearch's Family Tree and Memories Apps for Android  (New 08/20/19)
Fixing a Looping Pedigree in Family Tree
Merging Duplicate Records in Family Tree 
RecordSeek for Recording Sources in Family Tree 
Reserving Temple Ordinances
Search Tools in Family Tree
Searching with FamilySearch  (revised 08/14/18)
Submitting Names for Temple Ordinances

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Research[edit | edit source]

British Research Using the GRO Indexes
FamilySearch Catalog (revised 06/12/19)
FamilySearch Genealogies and Books 
Finding Ancestors Using the FamilySearch Research Wiki  (revised 08/28/19)
Finding My Missing Cousins (formerly Decendancy Research) (revised 08/08/19)
Great Research Sites
Pioneer Ancestors
Preparation for Trek
Search Tools in Family Tree
Searching with FamilySearch 
U.S. Census Records
Virtual Pedigree - Five Minute - Find a Name (new 03/31/19
Websites for England Ancestry (FamilySearch)]

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Technical[edit | edit source]

Creating a GEDCOM File (Updated 03/23/20)
Creating Fan or Other Charts with
Register for or Recover an Account 
Using Dropbox

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Miscellaneous[edit | edit source] Overview   (Revised 01/30/19) Overview   (Revised 01/30/19) Overview (Revised 03/11/19)

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Forms[edit | edit source]

1. Family Group Sheet with Ordinances
2. Family Group Sheet without Ordinances
3. Pedigree Chart with Ordinances
4. Pedigree Chart without Ordinances
5. Research Log
6. Research Log - Internet Searches
7. Research Survey Sheet
8. US Census Headings - 1790 - 1930
9. US Census Headings - 1940
10. US Census Summary Chart
11. US Record Selection Table

Maintained by: Elder Tom Stubben

Last modified: 03/25/20

Class Handouts[edit | edit source]

Family Search[edit | edit source]

FamilySearch Family Tree
Family Tree Sourcing Week 1   by Dean Gearig
Family Tree Sourcing Week 2   by Dean Gearig

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Genealogy Database Programs[edit | edit source] helps by Ron Ray
Ancestry Research Tips
Ancestry Trees - Creating, using them and sharing with FamilySearch by Ron Reagen
Class Guide - Research and Tree Helps
Ancestral Quest by Bud Wood
Class Syllabus
MAC Installation Guide
AQ-PAF Consultant Guide
Win Installation Guide
RootsMagic by Ron Ray
Week 1 - Basic Keys and FamilySearch Central
Week 2 - Pictures, Videos, and PDFs
Week 3 - Sources
Week 4 and 5 - Reports and Special Tools
Week 4 and 5 - More Creative Tools
Week 4 and 5 - Sharing Trees, Photos, and Records with

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Research[edit | edit source]

Beginning Genealogy Research by Larry Whittaker
Week 1-Introduction to Genealogy
Week 2- People, Records & Tips
Week 3- Effective Search Strategies
Week 4- Internet Genealogy
Week 4- Internet Genealogy Addendum

British Research by Ray Moore
Week 1 - Beginning British Research
Week 2 - British Census Records
Week 3 - Searching Birth, Marriage & Death Indexes
Week 4 - England Parish and Church Records
Week 5 - Parish Chest

Create a Discovery Experience by Marilyn Freeman
How to Create a Discovery Experience

Finding Your Cousins Workshop by Ron Ray
Finding Cousins Workshop Syllabus
Weeks 1-4: Main Handout showing Virtual Pedigree, Ancestry and FamilySearch.
Five Minute Find a Cousin using Virtual Pedigree with FamilySearch.

Genealogy Search helps
British Research   by Ron Ray
Genealogy Tool Box   by Glen Sisam
Newspapers- Find Your Family   by Ron Ray
US Census Records are Very Helpful   by Ray Moore

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Technical[edit | edit source]

Basic Computer Skills    Taught by Kenneth Spencer
Basic File Organization    Taught by Bud Wood
Basic Graphics    Taught by Kenneth Spencer
Google Photos to stay organized    Taught by Carissa Rasmussen

Graphics Programs   by Ron Ray
Creating Sources with Microsoft Word   by Ron Ray

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Group Presentations Handouts[edit | edit source]

Finding Names to Take to the Temple -
Fun Stuff at the Library -
Prep for Trek -
Web Indexing -

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Maintained by: Elder Ron Ray

Last modified: 02/20/20