Macon County, Missouri

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| county = Macon County
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| state = Missouri
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| founded year = 1837
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| building address = Macon County Courthouse<br>101 E Washington Street<br>Macon, MO 63552-0096<br>Phone: 660.385.2913<br>[http://www.maconcountymo.com/ '''Macon County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://www.maconcountymo.com/ Macon County Courthouse]<br>101 E Washington Street<br>Macon, MO 63552-0096<br>Phone: 660.385.2913&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has birth and death records 1883-1893; <br>County Recorder has marriage and land records; <br>Clerk Circuit Court has divorce records; Circuit Court<br>Division 2, has probate records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Macon County, Missouri. Page 402 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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<br><br>County Clerk has birth and death records 1883-1893; <br>County Recorder has marriage and land records; <br>Clerk Circuit Court has divorce records; Circuit Court<br>Division 2, has probate records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Macon County, Missouri. Page 402 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
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The county is named after U.S. Senator [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nathaniel_Macon Nathaniel Macon] (1758-1837).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nathaniel_Macon "Nathaniel Macon"], Wikipedia.</ref>  
 
The county is named after U.S. Senator [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nathaniel_Macon Nathaniel Macon] (1758-1837).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nathaniel_Macon "Nathaniel Macon"], Wikipedia.</ref>  

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Macon County, Missouri
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Missouri
Location of Missouri in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 6, 1837
County Seat Macon
Courthouse
Address Macon County Courthouse
101 E Washington Street
Macon, MO 63552-0096
Phone: 660.385.2913
Macon County Website

Contents

County Courthouse



County Clerk has birth and death records 1883-1893;
County Recorder has marriage and land records;
Clerk Circuit Court has divorce records; Circuit Court
Division 2, has probate records[1]

History

Nathaniel Macon.JPG

The county is named after U.S. Senator Nathaniel Macon (1758-1837).[2]

Parent County

1837--Macon County was created 6 January 1837 from Randolph County.
County seat: Macon [3]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Macon County border changes at N2Genealogy.

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

  • Newspaperarchive.com ($) has historical newspapers available on-line. Their database has Moberly newspapers from the early 1900's that covered local news on residents from Macon County communities.

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Births
Marriages
Deaths

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Macon County, Missouri. Page 402 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. "Nathaniel Macon", Wikipedia.
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).