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Guide to '''Macon County, North Carolina ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
 
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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
[[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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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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For animated maps illustrating North Carolina county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/northcarolina/ "Rotating Formation North Carolina County Boundary Maps"] (1664-1965) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
 
Many records are missing.  
 
Many records are missing.  
 
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For a list of record loss in North Carolina counties see: [http://www.genealogyinc.com/northcarolina/nc-counties.html#courthouse North Carolina Counties with Burned Courthouses]
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
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*[[Jackson County, North Carolina|Jackson]]  
 
*[[Jackson County, North Carolina|Jackson]]  
 
*[[Oconee County, South Carolina|Oconee County, South Carolina]]  
 
*[[Oconee County, South Carolina|Oconee County, South Carolina]]  
*[[Rabun County, Georgia|Rabun County, Georgia]]  
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*[[Rabun County, Georgia Genealogy|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 Genealogy|Towns County, Georgia]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== 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
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Many of Macon County's cemeteries have been surveyed, and the surveys placed [http://gamacon.eppygen.org/ online].  Other helpful sites are [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScnty=478 Find a Grave] and [http://www.interment.net/us/ga/macon.htm Interment]. <br>
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The Macon County Historical Society is planning to release a compilation of the county's cemetery surveys in book form.
  
The Macon County Historical Society is planning to release a compilation of the county's cemetery surveys in book form.  
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Western North Carolina and Northeast Georgia Obituaries and Headstones
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[http://www.carter-cousins.org/]
  
 
==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
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Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.  
 
Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.  
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:- [[16th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|16th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]], Company H<br>:- [[1st Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry|1st Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry]], Company K&nbsp;<br>:- [[5th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves|5th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves]], Company G<br>:- [[7th Battalion, North Carolina Cavalry|7th Battalion, North Carolina Cavalry]], Company A<br><br>
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*1861 - 1865 {{RecordSearch|1932376|North Carolina, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images
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*1861 - 1865 {{RecordSearch|1932416|North Carolina, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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===== Birth =====
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*1800 - 2000 {{RecordSearch|1949336|North Carolina Birth Index 1800-2000}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*1866 - 1964 {{RecordSearch|1675484|North Carolina Births and Christenings 1866-1964}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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=====Death =====
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*1898 - 1994{{RecordSearch|1675510|North Carolina Deaths 1906-1930}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images
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*1908 - 2004 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8908 North Carolina Death Indexes 1908-2004] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*1909-1975 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1121 North Carolina Death Certificates 1909-1975] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $
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*1931 - 1994{{RecordSearch|1584959|North Carolina Deaths 1931-1994}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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===== Divorce =====
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*1958 - 2004[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1115 North Carolina Divorce Index 1958-2004] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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===== Marriages  =====
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*1741 - 2004 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8909 North Carolina Marriage Index 1741-2004] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*1759 - 1979{{RecordSearch|1675514|North Carolina Marriages 1759-1979}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*1762 - 1969{{RecordSearch|1726957|North Carolina County Marriages 1762-1969}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images
  
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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Macon Co Historical Society and Genealogical Society <br> 36 W Main St<br> Franklin, NC 28734 <br> Phone:828-524-9758<br><br>
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Old Buncombe County Genealogical Society<br> P.O. Box 2122<br> Asheville, NC 28802-2122 <br><br>
  
 
[[Macon County Genealogical Society]]  
 
[[Macon County Genealogical Society]]  
  
 
==== Family History Centers  ====
 
==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/northcarolina/macon-county/ Macon County, NC History, Records, Facts and Genealogy] (Genealogy Inc)
 
*[http://ncgenweb.us/macon/ Macon County, NCGenWeb] - free genealogy resources; part of the national USGenWeb Project  
 
*[http://ncgenweb.us/macon/ Macon County, NCGenWeb] - free genealogy resources; part of the national USGenWeb Project  
*{{FHL|North+Carolina%2C+Macon|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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Latest revision as of 22:46, 15 June 2015

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Guide to Macon County, North Carolina ancestry, family history, and 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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Location in the state of 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

For animated maps illustrating North Carolina county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation North Carolina County Boundary Maps" (1664-1965) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Record Loss

Many records are missing. For a list of record loss in North Carolina counties see: North Carolina Counties with Burned Courthouses

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

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Cemeteries

Many of Macon County's cemeteries have been surveyed, and the surveys placed online. Other helpful sites are Find a Grave and Interment.

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

Western North Carolina and Northeast Georgia Obituaries and Headstones [1]

Census

For tips on accessing Macon County, North Carolina Genealogy 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.

- 16th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry, Company H
:- 1st Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry, Company K 
:- 5th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves, Company G
:- 7th Battalion, North Carolina Cavalry, Company A

Newspapers

Probate

State Archives
County Courthouse

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Death
Divorce
Marriages

Societies and Libraries 

Macon Co Historical Society and Genealogical Society
36 W Main St
Franklin, NC 28734
Phone:828-524-9758

Old Buncombe County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 2122
Asheville, NC 28802-2122

Macon County Genealogical Society

Family History Centers

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See Family History Centers for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

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).


 

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