Macon County, North Carolina

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''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[North Carolina]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Macon_County,_North_Carolina|Macon County]]''  
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Guide to '''Macon County North Carolina genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Macon County
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| adoption_sign = Adoption NCGenWeb
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| custom_text = <center>County Coordinator<br>'''[http://www.ncgenweb.us/macon/ Macon Co. NCGenWeb]'''</center>
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| county_map = Nc-macon.png
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| state = North Carolina
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| founded year = 1828
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| seat wl = Franklin
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.maconnc.org/ Macon County&nbsp;Courthouse]<br>Franklin, NC 28734-3005<br>Phone: 828-349-2095<br><br>Register of Deeds has marriage and land records<br>Clerk Superior Court has probate and court records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Macon County, North Carolina. Page 510 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref> Macon County was recreated from Haywood in 1828<br>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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[[Image:Nathaniel Macon.JPG|thumb|right|199px]]
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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>
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1828'''--Macon County was created from Haywood County.&nbsp; '''County seat''': Franklin <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1828'''--Macon County was created in 1828&nbsp;from [[Haywood County, North Carolina|Haywood]] County.<br>'''County seat''': Franklin <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
Many records are missing.
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Many records are missing.  
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Cherokee County, North Carolina|Cherokee]]
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*[[Clay County, North Carolina|Clay]]
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*[[Graham County, North Carolina|Graham]]
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*[[Jackson County, North Carolina|Jackson]]
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*[[Oconee County, South Carolina|Oconee County, South Carolina]]
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*[[Rabun County, Georgia|Rabun County, Georgia]]
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*[[Swain County, North Carolina|Swain]]
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*[[Towns County, Georgia|Towns County, Georgia]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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[[Image:Ncmacon.png|thumb|right|400px|Ncmacon.png]]
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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Many of Macon County's cemeteries have been surveyed, and the surveys placed online: http://www.usgennet.org/usa/region/southeast/ncmacon/cemeteries.html
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The Macon County Historical Society is planning to release a compilation of the county's cemetery surveys in book form.
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==== Census  ====
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*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/macon/census.htm Macon County Census Resources] - via the NCGenWeb Project
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{{Census|North Carolina}}
  
 
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==== Court  ====
 
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==== Education  ====
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*[http://www.ncgenweb-data.com/ybook/resultlist.php?county=macon&state=NC Macon County students at NC Colleges] - list of names of students with hometowns in Macon county provided in various yearbooks; via the NCGenWeb Yearbook Index
  
 
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===== Civil War  =====
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Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.
  
 
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==== Probate  ====
 
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===== State Archives  =====
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*[http://archives.ncdcr.gov/FindingAids/containerlists/MaconCountyWills.pdf Macon County Wills, 1830-1966] - index of wills held at the NC State Library&nbsp;
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*'''1829-1927''' - {{RecordSearch|1867501|Will Books (1829-1927)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
  
 
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== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
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[[Macon County Genealogical Society]]
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Franklin North Carolina Family History Center]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*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://ncgenweb.us/macon/ Macon County, NCGenWeb] - free genealogy resources; part of the national USGenWeb Project
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=191157&subject_disp=North+Carolina%2C+Macon&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|North+Carolina%2C+Macon|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
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Guide to Macon County North Carolina genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Macon County, North Carolina
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Founded 1828
County Seat Franklin
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Contents

County Courthouse

Macon County Courthouse
Franklin, NC 28734-3005
Phone: 828-349-2095

Register of Deeds has marriage and land records
Clerk Superior Court has probate and court records[1] Macon County was recreated from Haywood in 1828

History

Nathaniel Macon.JPG

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

Parent County

1828--Macon County was created in 1828 from Haywood County.
County seat: Franklin [3]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Many records are missing.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Ncmacon.png

Cemeteries

Many of Macon County's cemeteries have been surveyed, and the surveys placed online: http://www.usgennet.org/usa/region/southeast/ncmacon/cemeteries.html

The Macon County Historical Society is planning to release a compilation of the county's cemetery surveys in book form.

Census

For tips on accessing Macon County, North Carolina census records online, see: North Carolina Census.

Church

Court

Education

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.

Newspapers

Probate

State Archives
County Courthouse

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Macon County Genealogical Society

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Macon County, North Carolina. Page 510 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).