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Anniston Alabama 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.

Anniston Alabama Family History Center

The Anniston Family History Center is a volunteer run library with access to many archives and records to help you find your ancestors. A medium size microfilm collection for various geographic locations.

Anniston FHC

Center Contacts and Hours[edit | edit source]

Location Map: Location map

Address: 1217 W Lenlock Ln Anniston, AL 36206

Phone: 256-820-5828


Open Hours:

  • Wednesday: 6:00pm-9:00pm
  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd Saturday: 9:00am-12:00pm
  • To make an appointment for other times, please contact the temple and family history consultant - center at 256-820-5828.

Holiday Schedule:

  • Closed Christmas week.
  • We occasionally close unexpectedly because of inclement weather or illness. Please call for information about unexpected alterations to our normal operation hours.

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]

  • Patrons' Microfiche Collection -- a collection of fiche ordered by our patrons, assorted titles. Contain family histories, vital records, and other types of information.
  • Indefinite Film Collection -- a collection of films on a variety of subjects, to include vital records, county records, court records, etc. We have 1127 microfilm onsite.
  • Book Collection: --

We have county Records for:

 Calhoun County, Alabama
   Marriage 1864-1895
   Selected abstracts of deed records, 1865-1880
 Cherokee County, Alabama
   Marriage 1872-1905
   Federal mortality schedule 1860-1880
 Cleburne County, Alabama
   Marriage 1867-1893
   Wills and inventories 1868-1884
   Federal mortality schedule 1870-1880
 Randolph County, Alabama
   Birth register 1886-1895
   Death register 1886-1895
 Talledega County, Alabama
   Marriage 1833-1876
   Federal mortality schedule 1880
   Court orders 1856-1862
 History of Weaver, Alabama by James Mitchell Brown, published by the Weaver Historical Committee, 1994

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.

Hardware and Equipment[edit | edit source]

  • 6 stations available with 1 station directly tied to Microfilm reader, 2 Printers (1 Printer is wireless)

Center Services[edit | edit source]

Staff Research Specialties[edit | edit source]

Resources in the Local Area[edit | edit source]

Links[edit | edit source]

  • FamilySearch Research Wiki: What It Can Do For You!: 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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Volunteer at the Center[edit | edit source]