Spring 2012 Iris - Butter Dish has
been in our family over 150 yrs
The IRIS is Tennessee State Flower
Iris "Good Looking" - from my Garden
"Everyone has a leaf to add on the Family Tree"....M.C.
My goal is to provide you real online research tools, along with a sprinkling of history and a little Down Home Country to feed your Southern Roots Soul. This is truly a Tennessee Volunteer web site, many kind Weakley County Cousins have volunteered materials and time over the years to make it what it is today. You will find LOTS of old photos. PLEASE - do not ask me to do your personal research!!!!
me, please indicate something in subject line about
Weakley Co. or I
think you are spam!!
Tennessee - Huge
old photos represent entire
SCHOOLS - Old Schools w/photos, Teachers and More
The MURPHY family - Weakley County's connection to the ill fated Donner Party of 1846-1847
TIDBITS and LINKS - Genealogy Trivia and Good Things To Know filled with household tips - links to other web sites to help you in your quest. NEW - BURMA SHAVE Road Signs
COMFORT FOODS - the foods that make you feel good - in honor of my women kinfolk
OLD TIMEY TALES - Personal stories about life and times in Weakley County.
TnGenWeb SEARCH ENGINE - includes all TnGenWeb counties - very good.
NEW - 1940 CENSUS - is now searchable - for free - on FamilySearch
Keep scrolling.....there's lots more!
|SURNAMES||Weakley County SURNAMES with Researchers - this is the heart of the website - find a cousin or two here!|
kinfolks tombstones -
project in progress -come back often
Old TOMBSTONE photo Project
|SLAVE SCHEDULES||1850 Slave Census ..... 1860 Slave Census|
|MAPS of Weakley County||1836 ... 1860 ... 1870 ... 1880 ... 1920|
|TAX LISTS||1842 Tax List - - 1843 Tax List - - 1844 Tax List - - 1845 Tax List - - 1846 Tax List - - 1847 Tax List - - 1848 Tax List - - 1849 Tax List - - 1850 Tax List - 1869 Tax List -|
- List of diseases with meanings.
EPIDEMICS - in U.S. 1657 - 1918
County - Name, age, sex, state
born, month died and cause of death
1860 Weakley County - Name, age, sex, state born, month died and cause of death
1880 Weakley County - Name, age, sex, state born, month died and cause of death
CERTIFICATES - on the LDS Family
Search website - this takes you
off this website - see photocopy of actual death certificate.
|OLD NEWSPAPERS||Cousin Martha's Abstracts of DRESDEN ENTERPRISE & early papers - 1837-1907. Surnames in CAPS, easy to find your ancestors. A gold mine!|
|HISTORICAL NEWSPAPER TIDBITS
||EARLY NEWSPAPER ARTICLES,
from newspapers outside Weakley County,
mentioning people from Weakley County - Even if your kinfolk are not
here, makes for interesting reading!
& Groom Index
Nov 1886-Jun 1893 Bride & Groom Index
June 1893 - Nov 1898 Bride & Groom Index
Nov 1898 - Dec 1903 Bride & Groom Index
**Note - Ancestry.com has database of Tennessee Marriages 1851-1900 online - You will need to subscribe to Ancestry.com or connect to them at a library that subscribes.
|OLD BIBLES||OLD BIBLES - Old family bibles transcribed|
County section of GOODSPEED
This has biographies of early
settlers. A-Z index
|old DEEDS and old COURT RECORDS|
1820 Surveyor Grid
|Land Occupant Entry INDEX 1827 -1833. Search surname Index & check out where your kinfolks lived on 1836 map - 1820 Surveryor Grid on Modern Day Weakley map|
|WILLS||Transcribed old wills WILLS & Settlements|
|OBITS||Obits of our ancestors OBITS|
|BRICK WALL||see if anyone is searching for your kinfolks - MY BRICK WALL|
||OLD POST OFFICES of Weakley County|
|MURPHY FAMILY||Weakley County's connection to the ill fated DONNER PARTY of 1846-47.|
|free LOOKUPS||We have great LOOKUP Volunteers for Census, Marriage, etc. Take a look|
|LDS Family Search
Wiki - scroll down to
click on Weakley County
scrolling.....there's lots more!
to our Weakley County VETERANS
who have bravely served their Country - Lots of Photos
Click on a War below
|REVOLUNTIONARY WAR||CIVIL WAR||WORLD WAR II|
|WAR of 1812||WORLD WAR I||MODERN
Post WWII - Korea - Vietnam - today
Send in photo of your VETERAN to MaryCarol
Lots of old photos
Rose of Sharon
The public well
|Chestnut Glade||Austin Springs
info and old pix's of your Weakley town or place
If it is not here - means nobody sent anything in yet
|Old Schools||SCHOOLS - Old Schools with photos, Teachers and More|
|The FAMILY FARM||FARM LIFE - a Pictorial History of the Family Farm.|
|Churches of Weakley||Visit our old CHURCHES -- Histories and old photos - stained glass windows - Angels|
|Old Letters||Letters from our Ancestors OLD LETTERS|
Recalling life in
Weakley County - a little down home country!
Folksy Tales about life on the family farm.
|Tidbits and Links||TIDBITS and LINKS - Genealogy Trivia, good things to know, great Links to other Web Sites to help you on your Genealogy Quest.|
Weakley County TODAY
ENTERPRISE - Keep up with what
is going on in Weakley County Today.
WEAKLEY COUNTY PRESS - Covers mostly the Martin area - UTM
|Reunions-Gatherings||Weakley County Cousins - post your upcoming FAMILY REUNIONS and Gatherings here.|
|PONDER||A section that is constantly changing - Things to PONDER|
|Comfort Foods||COMFORT FOODS - The foods that make you feel good - recipes - by MaryCarol|
|Libraries||LIBRARIES of the area, hours open, who to contact|
|FREE Lookup Volunteers||FREE LOOKUPS - We are very lucky to have such good Volunteers for Census, Marriage Records, Cemeteries, Pensions.....and more. Remember to say Thank You.|
|Books||BOOKS and where to find them - relating to Weakley County.|
|New Queries||Rootsweb provides format for submitting ALL QUERIES|
|TN State Archives
|Lots of help here...They keep changing their email addy so just google it.|
|Weakley County Historical & Genealogical Society||Weakley County Historical & Genealogical Society, Dues are only $10.00 per year. Great collection of Weakley County books and CD's available|
|Web Sites &
SITES of other Weakley County
plus Weakley Cousins who have posted family trees to WORLDCONNECT
|FAMILY TREES||Post your family trees to the.. WORLD CONNECT project...It's great!!|
County was established October 21, 1823 from lands ceded by the
Indians. Weakley County was named for Colonel Robert Weakley who was at
the time Speaker of the Tennessee State Senate. Weakley County is
on the Plateau Slope of West Tennessee, one of the three "Grand
Weakley County is bordered on the north by the State of Kentucky, on
east by Henry County, on the South by Carroll and Gibson Counties, and
on the west by Obion County. Dresden is the County Seat of Weakley
See PHOTOS of Colonel Robert Weakley & his wife
Col. John A. Gardner's 4th of July 1876 Speech at Dresden
Please visit our Good Neighbors
|Obion County||Carroll County||Gibson County||Henry County|
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