Nathaniel Macon

1778–1843 (Age 65)
Franklin, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Nathaniel

When Nathaniel Macon was born on 2 April 1778, in Franklin, North Carolina, United States, his father, Henry Harrison Macon, was 27 and his mother, Hannah Glenn, was 27. He married Nancy Glenn in 1803. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He died after 9 August 1843, in his hometown, at the age of 65.

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Nathaniel Macon
Nancy Glenn
Marriage: 1803
Gideon Hunt Macon
George Washington Macon
Elizabeth Sharp Macon
Nathaniel Macon
Priscilla Ann J. Macon
Robert T. Macon

Spouse & Children

  • Male1778–1843Male

  • Nancy Glenn




  • Gideon Hunt Macon


  • George Washington Macon


  • Elizabeth Sharp Macon


  • Male1810–Male

  • Priscilla Ann J. Macon


+1 More Child

Parents & Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 3

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1789 · Becomes 12th State

Age 11

On November 21, 1789, North Carolina became the 12th state in the Union.
1799 · Gold Nuggets Found

Age 21

"In 1799, in Little Meadow Creak located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina a large yellow """"rock"""" was found by Conrad Reed. A few years later it was determined that the """"rock"""" was a gold nugget."

Name Meaning

French:1. ( Maçon ): occupational name for a mason, French maçon. 2. habitational name from places so called in Saône-et-Loire, Allier, Aube, the Côte d'Or, Gers, and Deux-Sères. 3. from the old oblique form of a Germanic personal name Mako, from Mago, a short form of a compound name formed with maht ‘strength’, ‘power’ as the first element.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Nathaniel, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Nathaniel Macon, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Nathaniel Macon, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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