Macon County, North Carolina Genealogy

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*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/macon/census.htm Macon County Census Resources] - via the NCGenWeb Project
  
 
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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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*[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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*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
 
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Revision as of 04:43, 29 March 2011


Macon County, North Carolina
Map
Map of North Carolina highlighting Macon County
Location in the state of North Carolina
Map of the U.S. highlighting North Carolina
Location of North Carolina in the U.S.
Facts
Founded 1828
County Seat Franklin
Courthouse
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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

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

Church

Court

Education

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Macon County Genealogical Society

Web Sites

References

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