Genealogy Resources at Macon Co. Library

On Microfilm:

  • Cross Index to Wills: 1830-1866

  • Record of Wills: 1830-1927

  • Land Entries: 1836-1852; 1852-1861;1861-1867; 1871-1899

  • Records of Estate Settlements: 1870-1927

  • Records of Accounts 1868-1921 (Guardian accounts and detailed estate sales)

  • Tax Lists: 1857-1868 (1862 Military Rolls)

  • Agricultural Census: 1850-1880

  • Cherokee Land Surveys: 1837

  • Marriage bonds: 1828-1868 (alphabetical by Groom; 5 reels)

  • Mortality Schedules 1850 and 1860 census

  • World War I Draft Cards - Macon County, NC

 

Record of Deeds on Microfilm:

  • 1826-1855 Vols. ABCD

  • 1845-1855 Vols. EFG

  • 1855-1860 Vols. HI

  • 1860-1869 Vols. JK

  • 1869-1870 Vol. L

  • 1871-1875 Vols. MN

  • 1875-1880 Vols. OP

   

 

Court Records on Microfilm:

  • Superior Court Mins: 1843-1897

  • County Court Mins: 1829-1836; 1838-1866

  • Equity Court Mins: 1837-1868

  • Orders and Decrees (this includes land sales by guardians and widow's dowers. This reel lists many names and the handwriting is very good.

  • Appointments of Administrators and Guardians: 1868-1913

  • Records of Executors, Guardians and Administrators: 1913-1930

  • Inventories of Estates: 1866-1868

  • Index to Estates: 1868-1966

   

 

Other County Records on Microfilm:

  • Commissioners Mins: 1868-1892

  • WPA Pre-1914 Cemetery Survey

   

 

Census Records on Microfilm:

  • Slave Schedule of 1850

  • Macon County Census Records: 1830-1920 (no 1890 census)
   

 

Newspapers on Microfilm:

  • Franklin Press: 1889-1902; 1920-1985 (except 1936)
   

 

In Books:

  • North Carolina Census Index: 1784-1787; 1790; 1800; 1810; 1820; 1830; 1840; 1850

  • North Carolina Troops: 1861-1865

  • Civil War: Volumes 1-10

  • Macon County Marriages 1829-1939

 

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