MyHeritage Library Edition
Contains over 6 billion historical records, including census, military, newspapers, birth/marriage/death records, directories, family trees, and many other record types. The record collections are most comprehensive for North America and Europe, but the database does contain millions of records from Canada, Mexico, Latin America, Africa, Asia, and Australia, as well as family trees built by local genealogists in all of these locations. A detailed user guide can be found here.
Operated by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch provides free access to millions of records. You do not have to be a member of the LDS church to access the site, databases, or records, although some records are only viewable from a Family History Center. Search here to located a Family History Center near you. Video tutorials listed below:
Created and maintained by a genealogist, this site is free and accessible to anyone with an internet connection. Includes thousands of links to help guide you in your genealogical research. Cyndi’s list has been a trusted site by genealogists for 20 years and is an excellent starting point for your family research.
Marshall County High School and Guntersville High School Yearbooks
Digital copies of Marshall County High School and Guntersville High School Yearbooks from 1948 to 2018 are available here.
Contains digital archived newspapers from the Guntersville Democrat and Advertiser Gleam from 1870-2012. These records are also located on microfilm at the library.
Southern History Room
Located within the Guntersville Public Library and containing rare resources from the all over the Southeast. Includes city directories, cemetery records, family history resources, and much more.
Marshall County Alabama Archives
Located on the corner of Gunter and Worth in Downtown Guntersville. Open Mondays from 9-1:30 PM. Drop-ins welcome.
Genealogy Record Request
We are happy to help you locate specific records for your genealogy research. Please fill out the form below with as much information as you can and include the specific information you are looking for (birth notice, obituraty, deed, etc.).
PLEASE NOTE: At this time, we are not able to answer requests for “general” information on individuals. Any request that does not include detailed information AND a clear inquiry for a specific record will not receive attention.
If you are looking for a death certificate please contact the Alabama Department of Public Health.