Weakley County, Tennessee Records
Weakley County, Tennessee (Map It) was created on October 23, 1823 from Chickasaw Indian lands. This Weakley County was named in honor of U.S. Representative Robert Weakley (1764–1845).Learn More About State of Tennessee History
Weakley County Cities and Towns include Dresden, Gleason, Greenfield, Martin, Palmersville, Sharon .
A Map of Weakley County, Tennessee contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Weakley County, Tennessee Courthouse Records
Weakley County, TN Courthouse
The Weakley County Courthouse is located in Dresden, Tennessee. The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH. Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.
The following dates indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Weakley county or in the Tennessee State Library & Archives. The date listed for each record is usually the earliest registration filed. The date does not indicate that there are alot records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually filed with the clerk.
There was a fire at the Weakley County courthouse in 1948.
- Weakley County Clerk has Marriage Records from 1843 and Probate Records from 1828.
- Weakley County Register of Deeds has Land & Deed Records from 1822.
- Weakley County Clerk of Circuit Court has Chancery Court Minutes from 1827, Circuit Court Minutes from 1844 and County Court Minutes 1828.
- Weakley County Property Assessor has Tax Records from 1838, 1842-1887, 1889-1900 and are located at the Tennessee State Library and Archives. Tax lists can be used to locate families, document historic properties and study community history. Early tax lists generally include all white males over 21 and indicate whether they owned land or slaves.
- Weakley County Health Department issues birth certificates and death certificates (deaths which occurred in that county within the past three years, and a few county health departments keep death records for longer periods of time).
Weakley County, Tennessee Census Records
- Learn More: State of Tennessee Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: , 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- U.S. Federal Census Slave Schedules: 1850 and 1860
- U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Weakley County, Tennessee Vital Records
- Learn More: State of Tennessee Vital Records
- Birth Records: from January 1914 to present, also for Nashville since June 1881, for Knoxville since July 1881, and for Chattanooga since January 1882
- Marriage, Divorce and Death Records: from the past 50 years to present.
- Locations: Tennessee Office of Vital Records, Tennessee State Library and Archives
- Vital Records Online: USAVital or Social Security Death Index
- Vital Records by Mail: Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate, Death Certificate Applications.
- In Person: Tennessee Office of Vital Records, 1st Floor, Central Services Building, 421 Fifth Avenue, North, Nashville, TN 37243; PH: 615-741-1763
Weakley County, Tennessee Resources
- State of Tennessee Archives and Societies
- Weakley County Genealogical Society
- Dr. Nathan Porter Library, 228 North Front Street, Greenfield, TN 38230 731-235-9932
- Ned R. McWherter Weakley County Library, 341 Linden Street, Dresden, TN 38225 731-364-2678
- Weldon Public Library, 100 Main Street, Martin, TN 38237 731-587-3148
- RAOGK Volunteers for Tennessee
- Weakley County, Tennessee Message Boards
- Genealogical "Fact Sheets" About Weakley County
Weakley County, Tennessee External Links
- Tennessee Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Historical Newspapers from Tennessee (1795 - 1929 )
- Tennessee Newspaper List by County and City
- Weakley County, Tennessee Books - Amazon
- Tennessee Real Estate Assessment Data Property Search
- Weakley County Records on Microfilm - Order County Microfilm Inventories and Reels
- Early Weakley County Records Available on Interlibrary Loan
- Weakley Co., Tennessee - FindaGrave
- Weakley County History and Culture
- Weakley County, Tennessee Links - Cyndi's List
- Weakley Co. TNGenweb
- Weakley County, Tennessee Ancestry Database Collections
- Weakley Co. D.O.T. County Highway Map
- Weakley County, Tennessee Military Records