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The Lima Ohio Family History Center serves northwest Ohio.<br>We are a short distance from Interstate Highway 75.<br>
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The Lima Ohio Family History Center serves northwest Ohio.  
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We are a short distance from Interstate Highway 75.  
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[[Image:LimaOhioFHC.GIF|right|350px|LimaOhioFHC.GIF]]
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=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
 
=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
  
'''Location &amp;&nbsp;Map:'''  
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'''Location Map:'''  
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*[https://www.google.com/maps/place/1195+Brower+Rd,+Lima,+OH+45801/@40.768886,-84.126425,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x883ef25f5e3735bd:0xeb81889d37449bbe Location Map]
  
#1195 Brower Road, Lima, Ohio <br><br>
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'''Address:'''
#Go to the East door and ring the bell. Please be patient while we walk to the door as it is a distance from the Family History Center.<br><br>
 
#Map: [https://www.familysearch.org/locations/centerlocator https://www.familysearch.org/locations/centerlocator] <br>Type in Lima for City and OH for State. Click Search button. Click&nbsp;th<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1305307228500_454" />e Lima OH link and then click&nbsp;the Lima Ohio Family History Center link.
 
  
'''Phone:''' 419-227-2537&nbsp; <br>Please note that there is only someone there to answer the phones during the hours listed below.  
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*1195 Brower Rd Lima OH 45801-2303 United States
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*List other languages guest will get help with when they come to the FHC center.
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*''Please include if there is a handicapped accessible entrance.''  
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*Go to the East door and ring the bell.
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*Please be patient while we walk to the door as it is a distance from the Family History Center.
  
'''E-mail:''' [mailto:OH_Lima@ldsmail.net OH_Lima@ldsmail.net]
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*Language:English
  
'''Open Hours:'''&nbsp; Eastern Standard Time or Eastern Daylight Time.
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'''Phone:'''  
  
:*Mondays 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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*'''1-419-227-2537''' Please note that there is only someone there to answer the phones during the hours listed below.
:*Wednesdays 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
 
:*Saturdays 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon&nbsp;
 
:*Other hours by appointment. Call for appointment during the hours listed above.
 
  
'''Holiday Schedule and Closings:'''&nbsp;
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'''E-mail:'''  
  
:*Closed major holidays and holiday weekends.  
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*OH_Lima@familyhistorymail.org
:*Closed for snow and ice during the winter. <br>
 
  
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'''FHC Director:'''
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*Annette Bay Pimentel - 1 904-716-5782
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'''Open Hours:'''
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*'''Monday:'''12:00pm-2:00pm
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*'''Wednesday:'''6:30pm-8:30pm
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*'''Other hours by appointment. Call for appointment during the hours listed above.'''
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'''Holiday Schedule:'''
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'''We will be closed Monday, December 23, 2013, Wednesday December 25, 2013, Monday, December 30, 2013, and Wednesday, January 1, 2014:''' '''Closed major holidays and holiday weekends:''' '''Closed for snow and ice during the winter:'''
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=== Center Resources  ===
 
=== Center Resources  ===
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==== Collections  ====
 
==== Collections  ====
  
:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''Family History Library Catalog:'''] This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
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:*Some Allen County Ohio records on microfilm
 
:*Some Allen County Ohio records on microfilm
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:*Ohio Death Index on microfilm
 
:*Ohio Death Index on microfilm
  
:*Myers Ort on microfiche
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:*Myers Ort on microfiche for German research
  
 
:*Over 850 microfilms including many from different sections Germany
 
:*Over 850 microfilms including many from different sections Germany
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:*Printed Family Histories and other Records
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::- '''Benjamin Chamberlain Critchlow Family and Related Families''' by David M. Stuart. Includes family group records and photos.
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::- '''The Kite Family History''' by Merle Kite Dorius. Includes photos.
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::- '''Decendants of George Henry and Louisa Mahala Welker Thornock 1881 - 1988''', compiled by David M. Stuart, Ph.D., 1988. Includes descendancy charts and family group records.
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::- '''William Vermillian Family'''. Includes photos, documents, and index.
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::- '''North Prairie - An Historical Wisconsin Village 1834-1950''' by Donald J. Kabitzke. Includes a listing of people, photos, and history of the village.
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::- '''Johann Heirich Alspach and Descendants''', 1995. Computer print outs of pedigree chart and 53 page descendancy chart
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::- '''Pioneer Missionary: True Life Story of David M. Stuart''' by descendant David M. Stuart. Includes photos and index.
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::- '''Baber Family''', complied by James L. Baber. Includes pedigree charts, abnentafel chart, and family group records.
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::- '''Records of Epworth Methodist Church''', 801 Bellfountaine Ave., Lima, Ohio 1895-1930. Indexed by Hilda Evans 1990. Also on Microfilm.
  
 
==== Databases and Software  ====
 
==== Databases and Software  ====
  
:*[http://fhc.familysearch.org/ '''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 including the library version of Ancestry.com and Heritage Quest.&nbsp;
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:*'''[[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 including the library version of Ancestry.com and Heritage Quest.&nbsp;
  
 
==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
 
==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
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You are also welcome to bring in your own digital camera or camera phone to take a picture of the images according to the copyright laws. There would be no cost for those images.  
 
You are also welcome to bring in your own digital camera or camera phone to take a picture of the images according to the copyright laws. There would be no cost for those images.  
  
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=== Center Services  ===
  
=== Center Services  ===
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We are happy to assist you in starting or continuing your family history search. We show you how to do it yourself.
  
 
==== Staff Research Specialties  ====
 
==== Staff Research Specialties  ====
  
 
We are an area that was settled by German immigrants. We have several patrons who are able to read the old German script.  
 
We are an area that was settled by German immigrants. We have several patrons who are able to read the old German script.  
 
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=== Resources in the Local Area  ===
 
=== Resources in the Local Area  ===
  
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*[http://www.co.allen.oh.us/ Allen County Ohio]  
 
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*[http://www.cityhall.lima.oh.us/ Lima Ohio]
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*[http://www.allencountymuseum.org Allen County Museum] - Includes the Elizabeth M. MacDonell Memorial Library which has genealogical information.
 
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*[http://www.limalibrary.com/ Lima Public Library] - Includes Obituaries from The Lima News and other local newspapers.
:*Allen County Ohio&nbsp; [http://www.co.allen.oh.us/ http://www.co.allen.oh.us/] &nbsp;&nbsp;<br>&nbsp; <br>
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*[http://sites.rootsweb.com/~ohallcgs/index.html The Allen County Genealogical Society]
:*Lima Ohio&nbsp; [http://www.cityhall.lima.oh.us/ http://www.cityhall.lima.oh.us/] <br>&nbsp; <br>
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*The Welsh Society of Northwest Ohio and The Welsh Society of Northwest Ohio Museum, Gomer, Ohio
:*Allen County Museum&nbsp; [http://www.allencountymuseum.org/ACM2/Welcome.html http://www.allencountymuseum.org/ACM2/Welcome.html]&nbsp;<br>&nbsp; Includes the&nbsp;Elizabeth M. MacDonell Memorial Library which has genealogical information &nbsp; <br>&nbsp; <br>
 
:*Lima Public Library&nbsp; [http://www.limalibrary.com/ http://www.limalibrary.com/]&nbsp;<br>&nbsp; Includes Obituraries from&nbsp;The Lima News&nbsp;and other&nbsp;local newspapers &nbsp; <br>&nbsp; <br>
 
:*The Allen County Genealogical Society&nbsp; [http://allencogenealogysociety.homestead.com/main.html http://allencogenealogysociety.homestead.com/main.html] &nbsp; <br>&nbsp; <br>
 
:*The Welsch Society of Northwest Ohio&nbsp; [http://www.welsh-society.org/ http://www.welsh-society.org/] &nbsp; <br>&nbsp; <br>
 
:*The Welsch Society of Northwest Ohio Museum,&nbsp;Gomer, Ohio<br>&nbsp;[http://www.welsh-society.org/museum.html http://www.welsh-society.org/museum.html]
 
 
 
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=== Links  ===
 
=== Links  ===
 
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/help/helpcenter/lessons/using-the-familysearch-research-wiki-introduction '''Using the FamilySearch Research Wiki''']: A comprehensive video presentation explaining the Wiki, navigating it, and some especially useful pages. Case studies demonstrate using the Wiki for genealogical research. Editing and adding articles to the Wiki are covered.
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<div id="fsButtons"><span class="online_records_button">[[Online Genealogy Records by Location]]</span></div><br>
 
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:*Allen County Ohio Wiki page&nbsp; [[Allen County, Ohio]] <br><br>
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:*Allen County Ohio Cemeteries at FindaGrave.com<br>[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=37&CScnty=2041 http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&amp;CScn=&amp;CScntry=4&amp;CSst=37&amp;CScnty=2041] <br><br>  
 
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:*Ohio Wiki page&nbsp; [[Ohio, United States Genealogy|Ohio]]<br>
:*Allen County Ohio Wiki page&nbsp; [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Allen_County,_Ohio https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Allen_County,_Ohio] <br><br>
 
:*Ohio Wiki page&nbsp; [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Ohio https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Ohio]
 
 
 
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=== Volunteer Opportunities  ===
 
=== Volunteer Opportunities  ===
  
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:*We are always looking for people to help staff our Family History Center. If you have time and have interest in helping others along their family history quest, please call 1-904-716-5782 for more information. <br><br>
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:*Help us with Indexing our digitized records so they can be searched easily. See FamilySearch Indexing at&nbsp;[https://indexing.familysearch.org/ https://indexing.familysearch.org/].<br>
  
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=== Additonal Helps  ===
 
 
:*We are always looking for people to help staff our Family History Center. If you have time and have interest in helping others along their family history quest, please call 1-419-228-6120 for more information. <br><br>
 
:*Help us with Indexing our digitized records so they can be searched easily. See FamilySearch Indexing at&nbsp;[https://indexing.familysearch.org/ https://indexing.familysearch.org/].
 
  
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{{FHC-expand}}
 
 
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=== Additonal Helps  ===
 
  
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[[Category:Ohio_Family_History_Centers]]

Latest revision as of 14:25, 1 July 2021

FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.


The Lima Ohio Family History Center serves northwest Ohio.

We are a short distance from Interstate Highway 75.

LimaOhioFHC.GIF


Center Contacts and Hours[edit | edit source]

Location Map:

Address:

  • 1195 Brower Rd Lima OH 45801-2303 United States
  • List other languages guest will get help with when they come to the FHC center.
  • Please include if there is a handicapped accessible entrance.
  • Go to the East door and ring the bell.
  • Please be patient while we walk to the door as it is a distance from the Family History Center.
  • Language:English

Phone:

  • 1-419-227-2537 Please note that there is only someone there to answer the phones during the hours listed below.

E-mail:

  • OH_Lima@familyhistorymail.org

FHC Director:

  • Annette Bay Pimentel - 1 904-716-5782

Open Hours:

  • Monday:12:00pm-2:00pm
  • Wednesday:6:30pm-8:30pm
  • Other hours by appointment. Call for appointment during the hours listed above.

Holiday Schedule:

We will be closed Monday, December 23, 2013, Wednesday December 25, 2013, Monday, December 30, 2013, and Wednesday, January 1, 2014: Closed major holidays and holiday weekends: Closed for snow and ice during the winter:


Center Resources[edit | edit source]

Collections[edit | edit source]

  • Some Allen County Ohio records on microfilm
  • Some microfilms from neighboring counties
  • Ohio Death Index on microfilm
  • Myers Ort on microfiche for German research
  • Over 850 microfilms including many from different sections Germany
  • Printed Family Histories and other Records
- Benjamin Chamberlain Critchlow Family and Related Families by David M. Stuart. Includes family group records and photos.
- The Kite Family History by Merle Kite Dorius. Includes photos.
- Decendants of George Henry and Louisa Mahala Welker Thornock 1881 - 1988, compiled by David M. Stuart, Ph.D., 1988. Includes descendancy charts and family group records.
- William Vermillian Family. Includes photos, documents, and index.
- North Prairie - An Historical Wisconsin Village 1834-1950 by Donald J. Kabitzke. Includes a listing of people, photos, and history of the village.
- Johann Heirich Alspach and Descendants, 1995. Computer print outs of pedigree chart and 53 page descendancy chart
- Pioneer Missionary: True Life Story of David M. Stuart by descendant David M. Stuart. Includes photos and index.
- Baber Family, complied by James L. Baber. Includes pedigree charts, abnentafel chart, and family group records.
- Records of Epworth Methodist Church, 801 Bellfountaine Ave., Lima, Ohio 1895-1930. Indexed by Hilda Evans 1990. Also on Microfilm.

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 including the library version of Ancestry.com and Heritage Quest. 

Hardware and Equipment[edit | edit source]

  • Computers connected to the Internet with printers
  • Microfilm readers
  • Microfiche readers
  • Reader-printer for microfilm and microfiche prints

Cost for copies is 25 cents per page for the reader-printer and 10 cents for computer printouts.

You are also welcome to bring in your own digital camera or camera phone to take a picture of the images according to the copyright laws. There would be no cost for those images.

Center Services[edit | edit source]

We are happy to assist you in starting or continuing your family history search. We show you how to do it yourself.

Staff Research Specialties[edit | edit source]

We are an area that was settled by German immigrants. We have several patrons who are able to read the old German script.

Resources in the Local Area[edit | edit source]

Links[edit | edit source]

  • Using the FamilySearch Research Wiki: A comprehensive video presentation explaining the Wiki, navigating it, and some especially useful pages. Case studies demonstrate using the Wiki for genealogical research. Editing and adding articles to the Wiki are covered.


Volunteer Opportunities[edit | edit source]

  • We are always looking for people to help staff our Family History Center. If you have time and have interest in helping others along their family history quest, please call 1-904-716-5782 for more information.

  • Help us with Indexing our digitized records so they can be searched easily. See FamilySearch Indexing at https://indexing.familysearch.org/.

Additonal Helps[edit | edit source]


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