Macon County, North Carolina Genealogy

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== 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>
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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 in 1828&nbsp;from [[Haywood_County,_North_Carolina|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.&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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== Places/Localities  ==
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Cherokee_County,_North_Carolina|Cherokee]]
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*[[Cherokee County, North Carolina|Cherokee]]  
*[[Clay_County,_North_Carolina|Clay]]
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*[[Clay County, North Carolina|Clay]]  
 
*[[Graham County, North Carolina|Graham]]  
 
*[[Graham County, North Carolina|Graham]]  
 
*[[Jackson County, North Carolina|Jackson]]  
 
*[[Jackson County, North Carolina|Jackson]]  
*[[Oconee_County,_South_Carolina|Oconee County, South Carolina]]
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*[[Oconee County, South Carolina|Oconee County, South Carolina]]  
 
*[[Rabun County, Georgia|Rabun County, Georgia]]  
 
*[[Rabun County, Georgia|Rabun County, Georgia]]  
 
*[[Swain County, North Carolina|Swain]]  
 
*[[Swain County, North Carolina|Swain]]  
*[[Towns_County,_Georgia|Towns County, Georgia]]
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*[[Towns County, Georgia|Towns County, Georgia]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
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[[Macon County Genealogical Society]]
  
 
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Revision as of 20:48, 20 August 2010

 United States  > North Carolina > Macon County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Nathaniel Macon.JPG

The county is named after U.S. Senator Nathaniel Macon (1758-1837).[1]

Parent County

1828--Macon County was created in 1828 from Haywood County.  County seat: Franklin [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Many records are missing.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Macon County Genealogical Society

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. "Nathaniel Macon", Wikipedia.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).