Are you researching your family history from Georgia? If you have ancestors from the “Peach State,” a good place to start looking is the city of Macon, located right near the geographic center of Georgia.
GenealogyBank’s online newspaper archives have Macon, Georgia, covered from 1826 to today. That is well over 2.5 million articles about your Southern American ancestors. That’s a lot of birth, marriage and obituary newspaper articles—with the genealogical details about your ancestry you are looking for. There are also many local news stories in the newspapers that you can read to find out more about your ancestors’ lives and the times they lived in.
Here is the list of Macon, GA, newspapers currently available for researching in GenealogyBank:
|Macon Daily Herald||5/8/1865 – 5/8/1865||Newspaper Archives|
|Macon Sentinel||1/27/1900 – 1/27/1900||Newspaper Archives|
|Macon Telegraph||2/1/1860 – 3/11/1923||Newspaper Archives|
|8/18/1994 – Current||Recent Obituaries|
|Macon Weekly Telegraph||11/1/1826 – 6/3/1895||Newspaper Archives|
In addition to the newspaper archives that GenealogyBank has put online, FamilySearch.org has put some of Georgia’s vital records online including: