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Guide to '''Macon County, Missouri ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
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Guide to '''Macon County, Missouri ancestry, genealogy and family history''', birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
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<center>{{Infobox U.S. County 2016
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|organized=  January 6,  1837
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|county seat= Macon
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|parent county= [[Randolph County, Missouri Genealogy|Randolph]]<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Missouri. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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|county1= [[Adair County, Missouri Genealogy|Adair]]
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|county2= [[Chariton County, Missouri Genealogy|Chariton]]
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|county3= [[Knox County, Missouri Genealogy|Knox]]
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|county4= [[Linn County, Missouri Genealogy|Linn]]
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|county5= [[Monroe County, Missouri Genealogy|Monroe]]
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|county6= [[Randolph County, Missouri Genealogy|Randolph]]
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|county7= [[Shelby County, Missouri Genealogy|Shelby]]</br><center>[[Macon County, Missouri Genealogy#Maps and Gazetteers|See County Maps]]</center>
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== County Information ==
  
{{Infobox U.S. County
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=== Description ===
| county = Macon County
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The County was named for Nathaniel Macon. The County is located in the north central area of the state.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Macon, Missouri," in ''https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Macon_County,_Missouri.'' accessed 9/12/2018</ref>
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| state = Missouri
 
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| founded year = 1837
 
| founded date = January 6
 
| seat = [[Macon, Missouri|Macon]]
 
| building image = MissouriMaconCourthouse.jpg
 
| building address = Macon County Courthouse<br>101 E Washington Street<br>Macon, MO 63552-0096<br>Phone: 660.385.2913<br>[http://www.maconcountymo.com/ '''Macon County Website'''] }}
 
  
=== County Information  ===
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=== County Courthouse ===
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{{MO Courthouse Intro|Macon}}
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'''Macon County Courthouse'''<br>101 E Washington Street<br>Macon, MO 63552-0096<br>Phone: 660-385-2913<br>[http://www.maconcountymo.com/ Macon County Website]<br><br>
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County Clerk has birth and death records 1883-1893.<br>
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County Recorder has marriage and land records.<br>
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Clerk of the Circuit Court has divorce records.<br>
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Circuit Court, Division 2, has probate records.<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Missouri. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
==== Macon County, Missouri Record Dates  ====
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=== Macon County, Missouri Record Dates  ===
 
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{{MO Record Dates Intro|Macon}}
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| bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="7" | <center>'''Known Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Macon County, Missouri. Page 397-407 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}; Alice Eichholz, ed. Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources, Third ed. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 393-397.</ref></center>
 
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''<ref>Alice Eichholz, Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources, Revised ed. (Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1992), 422-438. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27rb 1992</ref></center>
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Macon County, Missouri Genealogy#Birth|Birth*]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Macon County, Missouri Genealogy#Marriage|Marriage]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Macon County, Missouri Genealogy#Death|Death*]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Macon County, Missouri Genealogy#Court Records|Court]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Macon County, Missouri Genealogy#Land and Property Records|Land]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Macon County, Missouri Genealogy#Probate Records|Probate]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Macon County, Missouri Genealogy#Census Records|Census]]'''
 
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Macon County, Missouri Genealogy#Vital_Records|Birth]]'''
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1883
| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Macon County, Missouri Genealogy#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1837
| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Macon County, Missouri Genealogy#Vital_Records|Death]]'''
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1883
| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Macon County, Missouri Genealogy#Census|Census]]'''
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1837
| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | [[Macon County, Missouri Genealogy#Land|'''Land''']]
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1837
| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Macon County, Missouri Genealogy#Probate|Probate]]'''
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1838
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1830
 
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1883
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| colspan="7"| <center>Statewide registration started in 1910 for births and deaths. General compliance for births by 1927 and deaths by 1911. </center>
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1837
 
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1883
 
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1840
 
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1837
 
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1838
 
 
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== County Courthouse  ==
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=== Record Loss ===
<br>County Clerk has birth and death records 1883-1893; County Recorder has marriage and land records; Clerk of the Circuit Court has divorce records; Circuit Court Division 2 has probate records.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Macon County, Missouri. Page 402 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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== History  ==
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[[Image:Nathaniel Macon.JPG|thumb|right|199px]]
 
 
 
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>
 
 
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=25517 History of Randolph and Macon Counties, Missouri&nbsp;: written and compiled from the most authentic official and private sources&nbsp;:] at Ancestry.com ($)
 
 
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
 
 
'''1837--'''Macon County was created 6 January 1837 from [[Randolph County, Missouri Genealogy|Randolph]] County. <br>'''County seat:''' Macon <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
 
 
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
 
 
For animated maps illustrating Missouri county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/missouri/ "Rotating Formation Missouri County Boundary Maps"] (1804-1889) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
 
 
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
 
 
 
There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
 
There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
  
== Places/Localities  ==
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=== Boundary Changes ===
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{{MO Boundary Changes Intro|Macon}}
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*'''1837--'''Macon County was created 6 January 1837 from [[Randolph County, Missouri Genealogy|Randolph]] County. <br>
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*'''County seat:''' Macon<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Missouri. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref><br>
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For animated maps illustrating Missouri county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/missouri/ "Rotating Formation Missouri County Boundary Maps"] (1804-1889) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
  
'''Town/city records in the FamilySearch Catalog'''  
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=== Populated Places ===
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For a complete list of populated places in Macon County, MO, including small neighborhoods and suburbs, visit [https://missouri.hometownlocator.com/counties/cities,cfips,121,c,macon.cfm HomeTown Locator].<br>
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The [https://shsmo.org State Historical Society of Missouri] has information on [http://shs.umsystem.edu/manuscripts/ramsay/ramsay.html historical Missouri place names] for all 114 Missouri Counties.<br>
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The following are the most historically and genealogically relevant populated places in this county:<ref>
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Wikipedia contributors, "Macon County, Missouri," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Macon_County,_Missouri Macon County Missouri], accessed Oct 2019.</ref>
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{{Populated places
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atlanta,_Missouri Atlanta]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bevier,_Missouri Bevier]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Callao,_Missouri Callao]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elmer,_Missouri Elmer]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ethel,_Missouri Ethel]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/La_Plata,_Missouri La Plata]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Macon,_Missouri Macon] (county seat)
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Cambria,_Missouri New Cambria]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_Gifford,_Missouri South Gifford]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anabel,_Missouri Anabel]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/College_Mound,_Missouri College Mound]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goldsberry,_Missouri Goldsberry]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Excello,_Missouri Excello]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bevier_Township,_Macon_County,_Missouri Bevier]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Callao_Township,_Macon_County,_Missouri Callao]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chariton_Township,_Macon_County,_Missouri Chariton]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drake_Township,_Macon_County,_Missouri Drake]
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*Eagle
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Easley_Township,_Macon_County,_Missouri Easley]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hudson_Township,_Macon_County,_Missouri Hudson]
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*Independence
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*Jackson
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johnston_Township,_Macon_County,_Missouri Johnston]
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*La Plata
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*Liberty
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lingo_Township,_Macon_County,_Missouri Lingo]
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*Lyda
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Middle_Fork_Township,_Macon_County,_Missouri Middle Fork]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morrow_Township,_Macon_County,_Missouri Morrow]
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</div>
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*Narrows
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*Richland
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Round_Grove_Township,_Macon_County,_Missouri Round Grove]
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*Russell
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*Ten Mile
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Valley_Township,_Macon_County,_Missouri Valley]
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*Walnut Creek
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White_Township,_Macon_County,_Missouri White]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hart,_Macon_County,_Missouri Hart]</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Longville,_Missouri Longville]
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</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Longville,_Missouri Tullvania]</div>
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}}
  
*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Macon, Ardmore|place|disp=Ardmore}}
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=== History Timeline ===
*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Macon, Atlanta|place|disp=Atlanta}}
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{{MO Historical Timeline Intro|Macon}}
*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Macon, Bevier|place|disp=Bevier}}
 
*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Macon, Ethel|place|disp=Ethel}}
 
*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Macon, La Plata|place|disp=La Plata}}
 
*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Macon, Liberty Township|place|disp=Liberty Township}}
 
*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Macon, Macon|place|disp=Macon}}
 
*{{FHL|United States, Missouri, Macon, Middlefork|place|disp=Middlefork}}
 
  
*The [http://shs.umsystem.edu/index.shtml State Historical Society of Missouri] has information on [http://shs.umsystem.edu/manuscripts/ramsay/ramsay.html historical Missouri place names] for all Missouri Counties.<br>
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== Resources ==
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{{MO Resources Intro|Macon}}
  
==== Populated Places  ====
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=== Bible Records ===
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{{MO Bible Intro|Macon}}
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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=== Biographies ===
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{{MO Biographies Intro|Macon}}
  
[[Adair County, Missouri Genealogy|Adair]] {{•}} [[Chariton County, Missouri Genealogy|Chariton]] {{•}} [[Knox County, Missouri Genealogy|Knox]] {{•}} [[Linn County, Missouri Genealogy|Linn]] {{•}} [[Monroe County, Missouri Genealogy|Monroe]] {{•}} [[Randolph County, Missouri Genealogy|Randolph]] {{•}} [[Shelby County, Missouri Genealogy|Shelby]]
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=== Business, Commerce, and Occupations ===
<center>{{MOMacon, Missouri Clickable Neighbors}}</center>
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{{MO Business Records Intro|Macon}}
== Resources  ==
 
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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=== Cemeteries ===
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{{MO Cemeteries Intro|Macon}}
  
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5782 Macon County, Missouri, Cemetery Records, Vol. 1-11] at Ancestry.com ($)
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*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/cemetery/missouri-cemetery-records-adair-to-christian.htm Missouri Cemeteries] Missouri Access Genealogy
 
 
 
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>'''Cemeteries of Macon County, Missouri''' online and in print</center>
| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print'''
 
| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''List of Cemeteries in the county'''
 
 
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=26&GScnty=1457&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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| width="25%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''</center>
| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|405180|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=26&CScnty=1457 Findagrave.com]
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* [https://www.findagrave.com/memorial Findagrave.com]
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* [http://macon.mogenweb.org/ MOGenWeb]
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* [http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/macon/macoceme.html MOGenWeb Archives]
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* [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/missouri/macon.htm Tombstone Project]
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* [http://www.interment.net/us/mo/macon.htm MOInterment]
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* [http://missourigravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=60 MOGravestones]
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*[https://billiongraves.com/search# Billion Graves]
 
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://macon.mogenweb.org/ MOGenWeb]
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| width="25%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print''' ([[The Value of Cemetery Records in Print |Often more complete]])</center>
| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Macon+Missouri&qt=results_page WorldCat]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Missouri&county=Macon&cemetery_name=a#/ Billion Graves]
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* {{FHL|405180|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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* [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Macon+Missouri&qt=results_page WorldCat]
 
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/macon/macoceme.html MOGenWeb Archives]
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| width="25%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" |<center>'''List of Cemeteries in the County'''</center>
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* [https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery-browse/USA/Missouri/Macon-County?id=county_1457 Findagrave.com]
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* [https://billiongraves.com/search/cemetery Billion Graves]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/research/places/?reqParents=394534&reqParentsLabel=Macon%2C%20Missouri%2C%20United%20States&reqParentsType=209&reqTypes=20&reqTypeLabel=Cemetery FamilySearch Places]
 
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/missouri/macon.htm Tombstone Project]
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>See '''[[Missouri Cemeteries]]''' for more information</center>
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.interment.net/us/mo/macon.htm MOInterment]
 
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://missourigravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=60 MOGravestones]
 
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=20458&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=58&stateAbbv=&stateName= EPodunk]
 
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |[https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# Billion Graves]
 
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==== Church ====
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5782 Macon County, Missouri, Cemetery Records, Vol. 1-11] at Ancestry ($)
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*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/cemetery/missouri-cemetery-records-adair-to-christian.htm Missouri Cemeteries] Missouri Access Genealogy
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=== Census Records ===
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{{Historical populations
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|type = USA
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|heading = Census
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|footnote = Source: [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Macon_County,_Missouri#Demographics "Wikipedia.org".] 
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|1840 |1634
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|1850 |6565 
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|1860 |14346
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|1870 |23230
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|1880 |26222
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|1890 |30575
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|1900 |33018
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|1910 |30868
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|1920 |27518
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|1930 |23070
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|1940 |21396
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|1950 |18332
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|1960 |16473
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|1970 |15432
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|1980 |16313
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|1990 |15345
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|2000 |15762
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|2010 |15566
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}}{{MO Census Intro|Macon}}
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=== Church Records ===
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{{MO Church Intro|Macon}}<br>
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'''List of Churches and Church Parishes'''
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*'''[https://www.familysearch.org/research/places/?reqParents=394534&reqParentsLabel=Macon%2C%20Missouri%2C%20United%20States&reqParentsType=209&reqTypeGroups=3&reqTypeLabel=Churches%20and%20Church%20Parishes FamilySearch Places]'''
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*'''1732-1933''' {{RecordSearch|2075262|Missouri State and Territorial Census Records, 1732-1933}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
  
{{MO Church Intro}}  
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=== Court Records ===
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{{MO Court Intro|Macon}}
  
==== Court  ====
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*'''1800-1991''' {{RecordSearch|2060668|Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] — index and images
*'''1800-1991''' {{RecordSearch|2060668|Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1838-1880''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5833 Macon County, Missouri, Will Records &amp; Marriage Records: 1838-80] at Ancestry ($)
*'''1838-1880''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5833 Macon County, Missouri, Will Records &amp; Marriage Records: 1838-80] at Ancestry.com $
 
  
==== Funeral Homes  ====
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=== Directories ===
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{{MO Directories Intro|Macon}}
  
[Greening-Eagan-Hayes Funeral Home]
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=== Emigration and Immigration  ===
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{{MO Emigration Intro|Macon}}
  
==== Land  ====
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=== Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups ===
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{{MO Ethnic Groups Intro|Macon}}
  
{{MO Land}}  
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=== Funeral Homes  ===
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{{MO Funeral Homes Intro|Macon}}
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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*[http://www.greeningeaganhayes.com/ Greening-Eagan-Hayes Funeral Home]
  
{{MO History}}  
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=== Genealogies  ===
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{{MO Genealogies Intro|Macon}}
  
*''General history of Macon County, Missouri''. Chicago, Illinois&nbsp;: H. Taylor, 1910.
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=== Guardianship ===
**Online at [https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE87499 FamilySearch] (Free)
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{{MO Guardianship Intro|Macon}}
  
*''History of Randolph and Macon Counties, Missouri&nbsp;: written and compiled from the most authentic official and private sources&nbsp;: including a history of their townships, towns and villages&nbsp;: together with a condensed history of Missouri, a reliable and detailed history of Randolph and Macon Counties, their pioneer record, resources, biographical sketches of prominent citizens, general and local statistics of great value, incidents and reminiscences''. St. Louis, Missouri&nbsp;: National Historical Co., 1884.
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=== Land and Property Records ===
**Online at [https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE1074111 FamilySearch] (Free)
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{{MO Land Intro|Macon}}
  
==== Maps  ====
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{{MO Land}}
  
[[Image:Momacon.jpg|right|350px|Momacon.jpg]]
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=== Local Histories ===
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{{MO Histories Intro|Macon}}
  
*[http://www.mapofus.org/missouri/ Maps of Missouri (1804-1889)]  
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{{MO History}}
*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of {{PAGENAME}}] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
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*''General History of Macon County, Missouri.'' 1910. Chicago, Illinois : Henry Taylor & Company. Available online at [https://www.familysearch.org/library/books/records/item/542245-general-history-of-macon-county-missouri-vol-1?offset=1 FamilySearch]
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*''History of Randolph and Macon Counties, Missouri.'' 1884. St. Louis, Missouri : National Historical Co. Available online at [https://www.familysearch.org/library/books/records/item/357070-history-of-randolph-and-macon-counties-missouri-written-and-compiled-from-the-most-authentic-official-and-private-sources-including-a-history-of-their-townships-towns-and-villages-together-with-a-condensed-history-of-missouri-a-reliabl?offset=1 FamilySearch]
  
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=== Maps and Gazetteers ===
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{{MO Neighboring Counties Intro|county={{MO Macon County}}}}
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{{MO Maps Intro|Macon}}
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/missouri/ Maps of Missouri (1804-1889)]
 
*Map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Macon_County Macon County townships] (Histopolis)<br>
 
*Map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Macon_County Macon County townships] (Histopolis)<br>
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*The [http://digital.library.umsystem.edu/ University of Missouri Digital Library] has digital copies of [http://digital.library.umsystem.edu/cgi/i/image/image-idx/cgi/i/image/image-idx?sid=7474c95ce6e68ec22a63efb27869515c;page=index;c=platic Missouri county plat books] {{nowrap|(ca. 1930)}} for all Missouri counties including Macon County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.<br>
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/research/places/?reqParents=394534&reqParentsLabel=Macon%2C%20Missouri%2C%20United%20States&reqParentsType=209&reqTypeGroups=8&reqTypeLabel=Cities%20and%20Towns FamilySearch Places]:Cities and Towns- [[FamilySearch Places|How to Use FS Places]]
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=== Migration ===
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{{MO Migration Intro|Macon}}
  
*The [http://digital.library.umsystem.edu/ University of Missouri Digital Library] has digital copies of [http://digital.library.umsystem.edu/cgi/i/image/image-idx/cgi/i/image/image-idx?sid=7474c95ce6e68ec22a63efb27869515c;page=index;c=platic Missouri county plat books] {{nowrap|(ca. 1930)}} for all Missouri counties including Macon County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.<br>
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=== Military Records ===
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{{MO Military Intro|Macon}}
  
==== Military  ====
 
 
*'''1900-1941''' {{RecordSearch|2576872|Missouri, Pre-WWII Adjutant General Enlistment Contracts, 1900-1941}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — images
 
*'''1900-1941''' {{RecordSearch|2576872|Missouri, Pre-WWII Adjutant General Enlistment Contracts, 1900-1941}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — images
  
===== Civil War =====
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==== Civil War ====
 
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{{MO Civil War Intro|Macon}}
 
'''''Online Records'''''
 
'''''Online Records'''''
*'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932374|Missouri, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index  
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*'''1861-1865''' {{RecordSearch|1932374|Missouri, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
*'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932408|Missouri, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1861-1865''' {{RecordSearch|1932408|Missouri, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
*{{RecordSearch|1865475|Missouri, Confederate Pension Applications and Soldiers Home Applications}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — images  
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*'''1911-1938''' {{RecordSearch|1865475|Missouri, Confederate Pension Applications and Soldiers Home Applications, 1911-1938}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
  
 
'''''Regiments'''''
 
'''''Regiments'''''
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Service men in Macon County, Missouri served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Macon County, Missouri:<br>
 
Service men in Macon County, Missouri served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Macon County, Missouri:<br>
 
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:- [[1st Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|1st Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company M<br>  
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:- [[1st Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|1st Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company M<br>
:- [[10th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union)|10th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union)]], Company H<br>  
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:- [[10th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union)|10th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union)]], Company H<br>
:- [[11th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union)|11th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union)]], Company B<br>  
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:- [[11th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union)|11th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union)]], Company B<br>
:- [[11th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union)|11th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union)]], Company C<br>  
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:- [[11th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union)|11th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union)]], Company C<br>
:- [[11th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union)|11th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union)]], Company F<br>  
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:- [[11th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union)|11th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union)]], Company F<br>
:- [[11th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union)|11th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union)]], Company G<br>  
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:- [[11th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union)|11th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union)]], Company G<br>
:- [[11th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union)|11th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union)]], Company M<br>  
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:- [[11th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union)|11th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union)]], Company M<br>
:- [[2nd Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|2nd Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company L<br>  
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:- [[2nd Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|2nd Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company L<br>
:- [[2nd Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union)|2nd Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union)]], Company H<br>  
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:- [[2nd Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union)|2nd Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union)]], Company H<br>
:- [[2nd Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union)|2nd Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union)]], Company L<br>  
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:- [[2nd Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union)|2nd Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union)]], Company L<br>
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:- [[2nd Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union)|2nd Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union)]], Company M<br>
 
:- [[2nd Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union)|2nd Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union)]], Company M<br>
:- [[62nd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|62nd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company B<br>  
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:- [[62nd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|62nd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company B<br>
:- [[62nd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|62nd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company H<br>  
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:- [[62nd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|62nd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company H<br>
:- [[62nd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|62nd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company I<br>  
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:- [[62nd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|62nd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company I<br>
:- [[62nd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|62nd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company K<br>  
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:- [[62nd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|62nd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company K<br>
:- [[62nd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|62nd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company L<br>  
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:- [[62nd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)|62nd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)]], Company L<br>
:- [[7th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry (Union)|7th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry (Union)]], Company I<br>  
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:- [[7th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry (Union)|7th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry (Union)]], Company I<br>
:- [[14th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry (Union)|14th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry (Union)]], Company C<br>  
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:- [[14th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry (Union)|14th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry (Union)]], Company C<br>
 
:- [[14th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry (Union)|14th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry (Union)]], Company D<br>
 
:- [[14th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry (Union)|14th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry (Union)]], Company D<br>
 
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|}
  
===== World War II =====
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==== World War II ====
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{{MO World War II Intro|Macon}}
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*'''1940-1945''' {{RecordSearch|2759143|Missouri, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1941-1946''' {{RecordSearch|2392705|Missouri, Reports of Separation Notices, 1941-1946}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
  
*'''1941 - 1946''' {{RecordSearch|2392705|Missouri, Reports of Separation Notices, 1941-1946}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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=== Naturalization and Citizenship ===
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{{MO Naturalization Intro|Macon}}
  
==== Naturalization and Citizenship ====
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*'''1800-1991''' {{RecordSearch|2060668|Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
*'''1800 - 1991''' {{RecordSearch|2060668|Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991}} at [https://familysearch.org/search| FamilySearch] — index
 
  
==== Newspapers ====
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=== Newspapers ===
 
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{{MO Newspapers Intro|Macon}}
{{MO Newspaper Abstracts|Macon}}  
 
  
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{{MO Newspaper Abstracts|Macon}}
 
*[http://www.newspaperarchive.com/ Newspaperarchive.com] ($) has historical newspapers available on-line. Their database has [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=58&ci=18996 Moberly newspapers] from the early 1900's that covered local news on residents from Macon County communities.<br>
 
*[http://www.newspaperarchive.com/ Newspaperarchive.com] ($) has historical newspapers available on-line. Their database has [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=58&ci=18996 Moberly newspapers] from the early 1900's that covered local news on residents from Macon County communities.<br>
  
==== Probate  ====
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=== Obituaries ===
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{{MO Obituaries Intro|Macon}}
  
{{MO Probate Intro}}
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=== Other Records ===
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{{MO Other Records Intro|Macon}}
  
'''Online Probate Records'''
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=== Periodicals ===
*'''1750 – 1988''' {{RecordSearch|2399107|Missouri Probate Records 1750-1998}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — images
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{{MO Periodicals Intro|Macon}}
*'''1766 - 1988''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9071 Missouri Wills and Probate Records 1766-1988] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $
 
  
==== Taxation  ====
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=== Probate Records ===
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{{MO Probate Intro|Macon}}
  
{{MO Tax Intro}}  
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'''Online Probate Records'''
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*'''1750–1988''' {{RecordSearch|2399107|Missouri Probate Records 1750-1998}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] — images
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*'''1766-1988''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9071 Missouri Wills and Probate Records 1766-1988] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] — index and images ($)
  
==== Vital Records ====
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=== School Records ===
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{{MO Schools Intro|Macon}}
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===Social Security Records===
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*'''1935-2014''' {{RecordSearch|1202535|United States Social Security Death Index}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] - [[United States Social Security Death Index - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to use this collection]]; index. ''Also at [https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/3693/ Ancestry], [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/social-security-death-index findmypast], [https://www.fold3.com/title/830/ Fold3], [https://www.genealogybank.com/explore/ssdi/all GenealogyBank], [https://www.myheritage.com/research/collection-10002/us-social-security-death-index-ssdi?s=270606331 MyHeritage], and [https://stevemorse.org/ssdi/ssdi.html Steve Morse].'' [[United States Social Security Administration Records#Social Security Death Index (SSDI)|Click here for more information]].
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*'''1936-2007''' [https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/60901/ U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007] at [https://www.ancestry.com/search/ Ancestry ($)] — index, [[United States Social Security Administration Records#Social Security Applications and Claims Index|click here for more information]].
  
{{MO Vital Intro}}  
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=== Tax Records ===
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{{MO Tax Intro|Macon}}
  
===== '''''Births'''''  =====
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=== Vital Records ===
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{{MO Vital Intro|Macon}}
  
*1827 - 1935 {{RecordSearch|1680833|Missouri, Births and Christenings, 1827-1935}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index  
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==== Birth ====
*1851 - 1910 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1170 Missouri Birth Records, 1851-1910] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index/images $  
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{{MO Birth Intro|Macon}}
*'''1857-1868''' - Macon County Birth Index 1857-1868. Batch {{IGI|C515361}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref>Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/d/d8/Igimissourij.pdf.</ref>
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*'''1817-1939''' - {{RecordSearch|2524491|Missouri Births, 1817-1939}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1827-1935''' {{RecordSearch|1680833|Missouri, Births and Christenings, 1827-1935}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1851-1910''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1170 Missouri Birth Records, 1851-1910] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] — index/images ($)
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*'''1857-1868''' Macon County Birth Index 1857-1868. Batch {{IGI|C515361}} at FamilySearch.<ref>Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at [[Media:Igimissourij.pdf|https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/images/d/d8/Igimissourij.pdf]].</ref>
  
===== '''''Marriages'''''  =====
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==== Marriage ====
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{{MO Marriage Intro|Macon}}
  
*'''1800-1991''' {{RecordSearch|2060668|Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1750-1920''' {{RecordSearch|1680838|Missouri, Marriages, 1750-1920}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch.org] — index
*'''1750-1920''' {{RecordSearch|1680838|Missouri, Marriages, 1750-1920}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index  
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*'''1776-1988''' [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-records/united-states-marriages?state=missouri%2cmo Missouri, United States Marriages] at [http://findmypast.com/ FindMyPast] — index $
*'''1805-2002''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1171 Missouri, Marriage Records, 1805-2002] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] $
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*'''1800-1991''' {{RecordSearch|2060668|Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] — index and images
*'''1850''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2094 Missouri Marriages to 1850] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $  
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*'''1805-2002''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1171 Missouri, Marriage Records, 1805-2002] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] ($)
*'''1837-1883''' - Macon County Marriage Books A thru D Index 1837-1883. Batch {{IGI|M515361}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1837-1883'''  Macon County Marriage Books A thru D Index 1837-1883. Batch {{IGI|M515361}} at FamilySearch.
*'''1867-1882''' - Macon County Marriage Books E and F Index 1867-1882. Batch {{IGI|M515362}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1838-1880''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5833 Macon County, Missouri, Will Records &amp; Marriage Records: 1838-80] at Ancestry ($)
*'''1881-1883''' - Macon County Marriage Book 1 Index 1881-1883. Batch {{IGI|M515363}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1850''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2094 Missouri Marriages to 1850] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] — index ($)
*'''1883-1885''' - Macon County Marriage Book 2 Index 1883-1885. Batch {{IGI|M515364}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1867-1882''' Macon County Marriage Books E and F Index 1867-1882. Batch {{IGI|M515362}} at FamilySearch.
*'''1838-1880''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5833 Macon County, Missouri, Will Records &amp; Marriage Records: 1838-80] at Ancestry.com $
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*'''1881-1883''' Macon County Marriage Book 1 Index 1881-1883. Batch {{IGI|M515363}} at FamilySearch.
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*'''1883-1885''' Macon County Marriage Book 2 Index 1883-1885. Batch {{IGI|M515364}} at FamilySearch.
  
===== '''''Deaths'''''  =====
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==== Death ====
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{{MO Death Intro|Macon}}
  
*1867 - 1976 {{RecordSearch|1680837|Missouri, Deaths and Burials, 1867-1976}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index  
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*'''1867-1976''' {{RecordSearch|1680837|Missouri, Deaths and Burials, 1867-1976}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] — index
*1834 - 1910 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1172 Missouri, Death Records, 1834-1910] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index/images $  
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*'''1834-1910''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1172 Missouri, Death Records, 1834-1910] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] — index/images ($)
*Missouri State Archives provides on-line access to [http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/deathcertificates/ Missouri Death Certificates] more than 50 yrs old starting in 1910.<br>
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*'''1883-1930''' {{RecordSearch|2448947|Missouri Deaths, 1883-1930}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1910-1960''' [https://www.myheritage.com/research/collection-10018/missouri-death-certificates-1910-1960?s=275764761 Missouri Death Certificates, 1910 - 1960] at MyHeritage ($) — index
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*Missouri State Archives provides on-line access to [http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/deathcertificates/ Missouri Death Certificates] more than 50 yrs old starting in 1910.
  
== Genealogy Societies, Archives and Libraries  ==
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==== Divorce ====
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{{MO Divorce Intro|Macon}}
  
*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/missouri/mo-society-archive/ List of Missouri Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical &amp; Genealogical Societies]
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== Research Facilities ==
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{{MO Research Facilities Intro|Macon}}
  
==== Historical Society  ====
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=== Archives ===
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{{MO Archives Intro|Macon}}
  
Macon County Historical Society<br>PO Box 304<br>Macon, MO 63552<br>Phone: (660) 395-0266<br>[http://www.maconcountyhistoricalsociety.com/index.html Website]
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=== Family History Centers ===
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{{Family History Centers Intro}}
  
==== Library  ====
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=== Libraries ===
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{{MO Libraries Intro|Macon}}
  
Macon County Library<br>210 N Rutherford<br>Macon, MO 63552 <br>Phone: (660) 385-3314<br>Email: maconlibrary @ gmail.com<br>[http://www.maconlibrary.org/ Website]
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=== Museums ===
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{{MO Museums Intro|Macon}}
  
==== Family History Centers  ====
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== Societies ==
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{{MO Societies Intro|Macon}}
  
{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
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*'''Macon County Historical Society'''<br>PO Box 304<br>Macon, MO 63552<br>Phone: 660-395-0266<br>[http://www.maconcountyhistoricalsociety.com/index.html Website]
  
==== Web Sites  ====
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== Websites ==
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{{MO Websites Intro|Macon}}
  
{{WA Websites Intro}}  
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*  [http://mdh.deepwebaccess.com/mdh/desktop/en/search.html Missouri Digital Heritage]. Free. digital images of many types of records from institutions across the State
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*  [http://macon.mogenweb.org/ MOGenWeb]. Free. Data may be submitted by individuals or complete transcriptions
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*  [http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/macon/macon.html USGenWeb Archives]. Free. Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
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*{{FHL Place IDNum|203219|Missouri|Macon}}. Free. - The FamilySearch catalog contains descriptions and access information for all genealogical materials (including books, online materials, microfilm, microfiche, and publications) in their collection.  Use [https://familysearch.org/search/ Historical Records] to search for specific individuals in genealogical records
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*  [http://resources.rootsweb.ancestry.com/USA/MO/Macon/ RootsWeb resources]. Free. Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
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*  [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/MO/Macon/ Linkpendium]. Free. Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
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*  [http://www.cyndislist.com/us/mo/counties/macon/ CyndisList]. Free. Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
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*  [http://www.genealogyinc.com/missouri/macon-county// StateofUS]. Free. family history resources and government records
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*  [http://ldsgenealogy.com/MO/Macon-County.htm Missouri Genealogy]. Free. Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
  
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| width="30%" | [http://mdh.deepwebaccess.com/mdh/result-list/fullRecord:macon+county/ Missouri Digital Heritage]
 
| width="10%" | Free
 
| digital images of many types of records from institutions across the State
 
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| width="30%" | [http://macon.mogenweb.org/ MOGenWeb]
 
| width="10%" | Free
 
| width="60%" | Data may be submitted by individuals or complete transcriptions
 
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| width="30%" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/macon/macon.html USGenWeb Archives]
 
| width="10%" | Free
 
| width="60%" | Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
 
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| width="30%" | [http://resources.rootsweb.ancestry.com/USA/MO/Macon/ RootsWeb resources]
 
| width="10%" | Free
 
| width="60%" | Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
 
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| width="30%" | [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/MO/Macon/ Linkpendium]
 
| width="10%" | Free
 
| width="60%" | Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
 
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| width="30%" | [http://www.cyndislist.com/us/mo/counties/macon/ CyndisList]
 
| width="10%" | Free
 
| width="60%" | Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
 
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| width="30%" | [http://www.genealogyinc.com/missouri/macon-county// StateofUS]
 
| width="10%" | Free
 
| width="60%" | family history resources and government records
 
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| width="30%" | [http://ldsgenealogy.com/MO/Macon-County.htm Missouri Genealogy]
 
| width="10%" | Free
 
| width="60%" | Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
 
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| width="30%" | [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&placeId=203068&query=%2Bplace%3A%22United%20States%2C%20Missouri%2C%20Macon%22 FamilySearch catalog]
 
| width="70%" | Select topics. To select towns, add a comma to the search box.
 
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| width="30%" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?qt=worldcat_org_all&q=Macon+county+missouri WorldCat]
 
| width="70%" | To find nearby libraries that have specific items, see [[WorldCat Online Catalog]].
 
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| width="30%" | [http://www.acpl.lib.in.us/ Allen County Public Library]
 
| width="70%" | Major genealogy resource library, located in Indiana. On home page enter "Macon Missouri" and search catalog.
 
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| width="30%" | [http://msa.library.net/ Missouri State Archives Library]
 
| width="%70%" | catalog; from this page you must search "Macon County"
 
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| width="30%" | [https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/100347390989583743440 Google+]
 
| width="70%" | Missouri Genealogy Network Community
 
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| width="30" | [https://www.facebook.com/search/more/?q=Missouri%20Genealogy&sid=0.6922872586034933 Facebook]  
 
| width="70%" | list of groups from "Missouri Genealogy" search
 
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| width="30%" | [http://boards.ancestry.com/localities.northam.usa.states.missouri.counties.macon/mb.ashx Ancestry.com]  
 
| width="70%" | Macon County Message Board
 
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Revision as of 13:42, 19 September 2020

Guide to Macon County, Missouri ancestry, genealogy and family history, birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

County Facts
County seat: Macon
Organized: January 6, 1837
Parent County(s): Randolph[1]
Neighboring Counties
Adair  • Chariton  • Knox  • Linn  • Monroe  • Randolph  • Shelby
See County Maps
Courthouse
MissouriMaconCourthouse.jpg
Location Map
Missouri Macon County Map.svg.png
Adoption

County Information[edit | edit source]

Description[edit | edit source]

The County was named for Nathaniel Macon. The County is located in the north central area of the state.[2]

County Courthouse[edit | edit source]

Macon County Courthouse
101 E Washington Street
Macon, MO 63552-0096
Phone: 660-385-2913
Macon County Website

County Clerk has birth and death records 1883-1893.
County Recorder has marriage and land records.
Clerk of the Circuit Court has divorce records.
Circuit Court, Division 2, has probate records.[3]

Macon County, Missouri Record Dates[edit | edit source]

Information for this chart was taken from various sources, often containing conflicting dates. This information should be taken as a guide and should be verified by contacting the county and/or the state government agency.

Known Beginning Dates for Major County Records[4]
Birth* Marriage Death* Court Land Probate Census
1883 1837 1883 1837 1837 1838 1830
Statewide registration started in 1910 for births and deaths. General compliance for births by 1927 and deaths by 1911.

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

  • 1837--Macon County was created 6 January 1837 from Randolph County.
  • County seat: Macon[5]

For animated maps illustrating Missouri county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Missouri County Boundary Maps" (1804-1889) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

For a complete list of populated places in Macon County, MO, including small neighborhoods and suburbs, visit HomeTown Locator.
The State Historical Society of Missouri has information on historical Missouri place names for all 114 Missouri Counties.
The following are the most historically and genealogically relevant populated places in this county:[6]

Cities
Villages
Unincorporated communities
Census-designated places
Townships
Ghost towns


History Timeline[edit | edit source]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Bible Records[edit | edit source]

Biographies[edit | edit source]

Business, Commerce, and Occupations[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries of Macon County, Missouri online and in print
Tombstone Transcriptions Online
Tombstone Transcriptions in Print (Often more complete)
List of Cemeteries in the County
See Missouri Cemeteries for more information

Census Records[edit | edit source]

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1840 1,634
1850 6,565 301.8%
1860 14,346 118.5%
1870 23,230 61.9%
1880 26,222 12.9%
1890 30,575 16.6%
1900 33,018 8.0%
1910 30,868 −6.5%
1920 27,518 −10.9%
1930 23,070 −16.2%
1940 21,396 −7.3%
1950 18,332 −14.3%
1960 16,473 −10.1%
1970 15,432 −6.3%
1980 16,313 5.7%
1990 15,345 −5.9%
2000 15,762 2.7%
2010 15,566 −1.2%
Source: "Wikipedia.org".

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Missouri denominations, view the Missouri Church Records wiki page.
List of Churches and Church Parishes

Court Records[edit | edit source]

Directories[edit | edit source]

Emigration and Immigration[edit | edit source]

Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups[edit | edit source]

Funeral Homes[edit | edit source]

Genealogies[edit | edit source]

Guardianship[edit | edit source]

Land and Property Records[edit | edit source]

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Missouri Land and Property for information about records of land transfers from the government to private ownership. After that transfer, transactions were usually recorded and are currently housed at the county courthouse.

Local Histories[edit | edit source]

Local histories are available for Macon County, Missouri Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the Wiki page section Missouri Local Histories.


  • General History of Macon County, Missouri. 1910. Chicago, Illinois : Henry Taylor & Company. Available online at FamilySearch
  • History of Randolph and Macon Counties, Missouri. 1884. St. Louis, Missouri : National Historical Co. Available online at FamilySearch

Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

Sullivan CountyAdair CountyKnox CountyShelby CountyMonroe CountyRandolph CountyChariton CountyLinn CountyMO MACON.PNG
Click a neighboring county
for more resources

Migration[edit | edit source]

Military Records[edit | edit source]

Civil War[edit | edit source]

Online Records

Regiments

Service men in Macon County, Missouri served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Macon County, Missouri:

- 1st Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company M
- 10th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union), Company H
- 11th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union), Company B
- 11th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union), Company C
- 11th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union), Company F
- 11th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union), Company G
- 11th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union), Company M
- 2nd Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company L
- 2nd Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union), Company H
- 2nd Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union), Company L
- 2nd Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union), Company M
- 62nd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company B
- 62nd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company H
- 62nd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company I
- 62nd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company K
- 62nd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union), Company L
- 7th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry (Union), Company I
- 14th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry (Union), Company C
- 14th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry (Union), Company D

World War II[edit | edit source]

Naturalization and Citizenship[edit | edit source]

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

  • Newspaperarchive.com ($) has historical newspapers available on-line. Their database has Moberly newspapers from the early 1900's that covered local news on residents from Macon County communities.

Obituaries[edit | edit source]

Other Records[edit | edit source]

Periodicals[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

Probate records include wills, bonds, petitions, accounts, inventories, administrations, orders, decrees, and distributions. For further information, see United States Probate Records.

In Missouri, probate records have usually been recorded by the clerks of the probate courts, but in some counties the common pleas or circuit courts handled this function. They are frequently indexed.

Online Probate Records

School Records[edit | edit source]

Social Security Records[edit | edit source]

Tax Records[edit | edit source]

Taxes were levied on free white males over 21 and slaves aged 21 to 60. These persons are referred to as "polls." Tax listings, or digests, of a county generally list the taxable landowners and other polls and the amount of tax. The records for each county are divided by militia district. For more information see the wiki page Missouri Taxation.

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths. For additional guidance on researching and using vital records, see United States Vital Records or How to order Missouri Vital Records.

St. Louis and Kansas City recorded births and deaths starting as early as 1850 for deaths and 1870 for births.  The Missouri Department of Health began keeping birth and death records in 1909. County records vary by year and the county. A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased from the Missouri Vital Records State Department of Health, the County Clerk's office or order electronically online.

Birth[edit | edit source]

Marriage[edit | edit source]

Death[edit | edit source]

Divorce[edit | edit source]

Research Facilities[edit | edit source]

Archives[edit | edit source]

Listed below are archives in Macon County. For state-wide archival repositories, see Missouri Archives and Libraries.

Family History Centers[edit | edit source]

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance, free access to center-only databases, and to premium genealogical websites.
FamilySearch Affiliate Libraries have access to most center-only databases, but may not always have full services normally provided by a family history center.

Local Centers and Libraries

Libraries[edit | edit source]

Listed below are libraries in Macon County. For state-wide library facilities, see Missouri Archives and Libraries.

Museums[edit | edit source]

Societies[edit | edit source]

Listed below are societies in Macon County. For state-wide genealogical societies, see Missouri Societies.

  • Macon County Historical Society
    PO Box 304
    Macon, MO 63552
    Phone: 660-395-0266
    Website

Websites[edit | edit source]

  • Missouri Digital Heritage. Free. digital images of many types of records from institutions across the State
  • MOGenWeb. Free. Data may be submitted by individuals or complete transcriptions
  • USGenWeb Archives. Free. Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
  • FamilySearch Catalog . Free. - The FamilySearch catalog contains descriptions and access information for all genealogical materials (including books, online materials, microfilm, microfiche, and publications) in their collection.  Use Historical Records to search for specific individuals in genealogical records
  • RootsWeb resources. Free. Data may be submitted by individuals or may be complete transcriptions
  • Linkpendium. Free. Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
  • CyndisList. Free. Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)
  • StateofUS. Free. family history resources and government records
  • Missouri Genealogy. Free. Click links. Some sites they link to may have fees ($)

Research Guides[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Missouri. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. Wikipedia contributors, "Macon, Missouri," in https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Macon_County,_Missouri. accessed 9/12/2018
  3. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Missouri. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  4. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Macon County, Missouri. Page 397-407 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002; Alice Eichholz, ed. Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources, Third ed. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 393-397.
  5. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Missouri. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  6. Wikipedia contributors, "Macon County, Missouri," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, Macon County Missouri, accessed Oct 2019.
  7. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/images/d/d8/Igimissourij.pdf.