Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System:

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System (CWSS) is a database containing information about the men who served in the Union and Confederate armies during the Civil War. Other information on the site includes histories of Union and Confederate regiments, links to descriptions of significant battles, and selected lists of prisoner-of-war records and cemetery records, which will be amended over time. The CWSS is a cooperative effort between the National Park Service and several public and private partners whose goal is to increase Americans' understanding of this decisive era in American history by making information about it widely accessible.

US Gen Web Project:

The US Gen Web Project is a group of volunteers working together to provide free genealogy websites for genealogical research in every county and every state of the United States. This Project is non-commercial and fully committed to free genealogy access for everyone.

Thru a partnership with, the Tennessee State Library has been able to digitize Tennessee death records from 1908-1959. These records are now in TEL!  You will need to create a free account with to use this resource.

Cyndi's List:

Cyndi's List has been a trusted genealogy research site for more than 15 years. It is free for everyone to use and it is meant to be your starting point when researching online. The site is a comprehensive, categorized & cross-referenced list of links that point you to genealogical research sites online.

Weakley County Historical & Genealogical Society:

The mission of the Weakley County Historical & Genealogical Society is to bring together those persons interested in the history of Weakley County for the purpose of collecting, preserving, and the sharing of all things relating to the various aspects of the history of the county.