Place:Weakley, Tennessee, United States

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NameWeakley
Alt namesWeakleysource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates36.3°N 88.833°W
Located inTennessee, United States     (1823 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Weakley County is a county located in northwest of the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of the 2010 census, the population was 35,021. Its county seat is Dresden. Its largest city is Martin, the home of the University of Tennessee at Martin. It was established by the Tennessee General Assembly on October 21, 1823, and is named for U. S. Congressman Robert Weakley (1764–1845).

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1794 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1823 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1826 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1826 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1830 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1843 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1870 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1908 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1830 4,797
1840 9,870
1850 14,608
1860 18,216
1870 20,755
1880 24,538
1890 28,955
1900 32,546
1910 31,929
1920 31,053
1930 29,262
1940 29,498
1950 27,962
1960 24,227
1970 28,827
1980 32,896
1990 31,972

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External Links

  • Outstanding guide to Weakley County family history and genealogy resources (FamilySearch Research Wiki). Birth, marriage, and death records, censuses, wills, deeds, county histories, cemeteries, churches, naturalizations, newspapers, libraries, and genealogical societies.


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