Williamson County Genealogy and Local History Database - Our staff-generated databases are free to use from our website in any location. Here you will find information on people and events in Williamson County, such as births, family histories, marriages, veterans, African-American genealogy, local news database, and searchable Williamson County obituaries.
Ancestry Library - This link is for library use only. Remote access is available for a limited time andis free with your Williamson County Public Library card. To access Ancestry Library at home, log onto your member account on this site and look for the word "Ancestry" in the top left -hand corner of the screen. That is your link. Call us if you have problems (615-595-1246). Ancestry® Library Edition is one of the most important genealogical collections available today. It has unparalleled coverage of the United States and the United Kingdom, including census, vital, church, court, and immigration records, as well as record collections from other areas of the world!
Fold3: History and Genealogy Archives - Access military records with your library card remotely from home or in the library. Search American wars and non-military records, such as Native American census, Dawes Rolls, homestead records and naturalizations.
HeritageQuest Online - Access with your library card from home or in the library. Search census records, family history books, Freedman's bank records, Revolutionary War records, slave schedules, and more.
Newspapers.com - Search this Southeastern Archive of online newspapers in the library, or at home with your library card, for obituaries, marriage announcements, birth announcements, social pages, local sports action, advertisements, news articles, and more, in this Southeasternarchive of online newspapers. States included are Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia.
The Tennessean - At-home or in-library access to historical and current newspapers, from 1812 to present.
FamilySearch - Affiliate access to FamilySearch is available at the Main Library, Leiper's Fork and Bethesda branches. With affiliate access, our patrons have access to billions of digitized records and images that are currently not available to the public outside of an Affiliate Library or a FamilySearch Family History Center. You will need to set up your own FamilySearch account with a user name and password, whether you’re accessing FamilySearch in the library or at home. FamilySearch is free to all. You will not be asked for a credit card to register.