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Revision as of 10:57, 13 May 2011

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.

Center Contacts and Hours[edit | edit source]

Location & Map:

  1. 1195 Brower Road, Lima, Ohio

  2. 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.

  3. Map: https://www.familysearch.org/locations/centerlocator
    Type in Lima for City and OH for State. Click on Lima OH link and then click on Lima Ohio Family History Center.


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

E-mail: OH_Lima@ldsmail.net

Open Hours:  Eastern Standard Time or Eastern Daylight Time.

  • Mondays 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Wednesdays 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Saturdays 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon 
  • Other hours by appointment. Call 419-228-6120 for appointment.

Holiday Schedule and Closings: 

  • Closed major holidays and holiday weekends.
  • Closed for snow and ice during the winter.

Center Resources[edit | edit source]

Collections[edit | edit source]

  • Allen County Ohio records on microfilm
  • Some microfilms from neighboring counties
  • Ohio Death Index on microfilm
  • Myers Ort on microfiche
  • Over 850 microfilms including many from different sections Germany

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]

  • 3 computers connected to the Internet with printers
  • 4 microfilm readers
  • 2 microfiche readers
  • Reader-printer for microfilm and microfiche prints

Center Services[edit | edit source]

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]

  • Allen County Ohio
  • Lima Ohio
  • Allen County Museum
  • Lima Public Library
  • The Allen County Genealogical Society
  • The Welsch Society of Northwest Ohio



Links[edit | edit source]


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 1-419-228-6120 for more information.
  • Help us with Indexing our digitized records so they can be searched easily. See FamilySearch Indexing at https://indexing.familysearch.org/.