Macon County, North Carolina

Genealogy and History
Volunteers Dedicated to Free Genealogy


Welcome to North Carolina Genealogy Trails!

Our goal is to help you track your ancestors through time by transcribing genealogical and historical data
and placing it online for the free use of all researchers

This Macon County Website
is available for adoption.


If you have a love for history, a desire to help others, and basic web-authoring skills, consider joining us!
Get the details on our
Volunteer Page.
[A desire to transcribe data and knowledge of how to make a basic webpage is required.]

If hosting isn't for you, we can use your help in other ways.
More information can be found on the
Volunteer Page.


We regret that we are unable to
perform personal research for anybody.


Macon County, North Carolina

The county was formed in 1828 from the western part of Haywood County.
It was named for Nathaniel Macon, who represented North Carolina in the United States House of Representatives from 1791 to 1815 and in the United States Senate from 1815 to 1828. 

In 1839 the western part of Macon County became Cherokee County.
In 1851 parts of Macon County and Haywood County were combined to form Jackson County.

The county seat is Franklin.


Franklin  * Highlands

Unincorporated Communities
Aquone * Cullasaja * Etna * Gneiss * Holly Springs * Iotla * Kyle * Leatherman * Oak Grove *
Otto * Peek's Creek * Prentiss * Rainbow Springs * Scaly Mountain * West's Mill


Check your attics!
Dust off your family scrapbooks!
We're looking for DATA for this site!!!

If you are interested in adding your families' information to this website,
Email Us.
We'll be happy to help your families' obituaries, news items and other historical data find a home here
at North Carolina Genealogy Trails, where it will remain free for all to view.

Macon County Data


Birth Records

Church Histories / Records

Death Records

Family Bibles and Records

History Topics

Marriage Records

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:
Feb 2015:

Previous Updates:  
Bios: Owen'  Sugar Fork Cemetery Addition



Submit an Obituary to Us

for any of our county sites.


Join our Genealogy Trails Southeastern States Mailing List
to get email notices when our county sites are updated.

For the Southeastern States of :
North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida


North Carolina Genealogy Trails
Visit North Carolina State Site

Surrounding Counties
Swain County – north
Jackson County – east
Rabun County, Georgia – south
Clay County – southwest
Cherokee County – west
Graham County – northwest

North Carolina Genealogy Trails
Visit the national site of

All data on this website is Copyright by Genealogy Trails with full rights reserved for original submitters.
Copyright © Genealogy Trails