Macon County, Alabama Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[[Image:Macon County Alabama Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Macon County Alabama Courthouse.jpg]]&nbsp;[http://www.alabama.gov/portal/secondary.jsp?id=countiesRiver&countyID=macon MACON COUNTY]<br>101 E. Northside St<br>Tuskegee, AL 36083 <br>Phone&nbsp;(334) 724-2614  
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[[Image:Macon County Alabama Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px]]&nbsp;[http://www.alabama.gov/portal/secondary.jsp?id=countiesRiver&countyID=macon MACON COUNTY]<br>101 E. Northside St<br>Tuskegee, AL 36083 <br>Phone&nbsp;(334) 724-2614  
  
 
Probate Judge has marriage, probate and land records from 1835;<br>Clerk Circuit court has Court Trecords from 1868 <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Macon County p. 38. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
 
Probate Judge has marriage, probate and land records from 1835;<br>Clerk Circuit court has Court Trecords from 1868 <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Macon County p. 38. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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== History  ==
 
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[[Image:Nathaniel Macon.JPG|thumb|right|199px|Nathaniel Macon.JPG]]  
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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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== Resources  ==
 
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:*''Macon County, Alabama Cemeteries.'' n.d. Digital version at {{FSbook|88474}} - free.
 
:*''Macon County, Alabama Cemeteries.'' n.d. Digital version at {{FSbook|88474}} - free.
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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== Web Sites  ==
 
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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*[http://usgenweb.org USGenWeb project.] May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*{{FHL|Alabama%2C+Macon|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|Alabama%2C+Macon|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/al/macon.htm USGenWeb Archives Project] ~ contains record transcriptions from Bibles, obituaries, court records and more.
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~almacon/ Macon County ALGenWeb ]~ record transcriptions and information pertinent to the county.<br>[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AL/Macon/ ]
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AL/Macon/ Macon County, Alabama Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AL/Macon/ Macon County, Alabama Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  

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Macon County, Alabama
Map
Map of Alabama highlighting Macon County
Location in the state of Alabama
Map of the U.S. highlighting Alabama
Location of Alabama in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 18, 1832
County Seat Tuskegee
Courthouse


United States  Gotoarrow.png  Alabama  Gotoarrow.png  Macon County

Contents

County Courthouse

Macon County Alabama Courthouse.jpg
 MACON COUNTY
101 E. Northside St
Tuskegee, AL 36083
Phone (334) 724-2614

Probate Judge has marriage, probate and land records from 1835;
Clerk Circuit court has Court Trecords from 1868 [1]

History

Nathaniel Macon.JPG

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

Parent County

1832--Macon County was created 18 December 1832 from the Creek Cession of 1832.
County seat: Tuskegee [3]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

Macon County, Alabama
Year Pop.  %±
1820
1830
1840 11,247
1850 26,898 139.2%
1860 26,802 −0.4%
1870 17,727 −33.9%
1880 17,371 −2.0%
1890 18,439 6.1%
1900 23,126 25.4%
1910 26,049 12.6%
1920 23,561 −9.6%
1930 27,103 15.0%
1940 27,654 2.0%
1950 30,561 10.5%
1960 26,717 −12.6%
1970 24,841 −7.0%
1980 26,829 8.0%
1990 24,928 −7.1%
2000 24,105 −3.3%
2010 21,452 −11.0%
For tips on accessing Macon County, Alabama Genealogy census records online, see: Alabama Census.


Church

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Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military


Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

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Death


Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Macon County p. 38. 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).