The Genealogical Society of Utah was founded in 1894 to gather records that help people trace
their ancestry. In 1938 the society began preserving records on microfilm. The Family History Library in Salt Lake City has the world's largest collection of genealogical
information. Most of the records date from between 1550 and 1940. Therefore, the library has few records of
living persons. The library also does not have a record of everyone who has ever lived.
Family History Centres
In 1964 a system of family history centres was established to help give more people access to the
library's resources. Ther are over 3,500 family history centres now operating worldwide.
The Dartmouth N.S. Family History Centre is located at 44 Cumberland Drive in Cole Harbour.
The telephone number is (902) 462-0628. All are welcome.