Treasure Chest Thursday: Joseph B. Anderson and Eliza Battle’s Marriage Records, Macon Co., NC

The following three documents were taken from the microfilm (C.061 60001) of marriage bonds held at the North Carolina State Archives in Raleigh for Macon County, North Carolina. The term “bonds” is perhaps misleading because while there are many marriage bonds in these records, there are also other accompanying records, as can be seen here.

I apologize for the fuzzy nature of the images. These were the best copies I could obtain using the microfilm reader at the Macon County Library in Franklin.

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Tombstone Tuesday: Robert A. Anderson, Maiden’s Chapel Cemetery, Macon Co., NC.

The tombstone of Robert A. Anderson at Maiden’s Chapel Cemetery in Macon County, North Carolina, which reads Robert A. Anderson July 10, 1857 July 18, 1928 He died as he lived, a Christian.

R. A. was the son of Joseph Black and Mary Eliza (Battle) Anderson, and the grandson of Mansfield and Harriet (Black) Anderson.