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Genealogy Resources


The Sally Ethel Stevens Room at the Macon library branch houses our genealogy collection. It includes:

  • Indexes to marriages, wills, estate settlements
  • Microfilm of old newspapers back to the 1840’s
  • Tombstone inscriptions
  • Numerous volumes on Alabama, North and South Carolina, Georgia, and Virginia
  • 1820-1870 Federal censuses for all of Mississippi (microfilm)
  • 1840-1920 censuses for Noxubee County (microfilm)
  • Indexed family histories
  • Southeastern U.S. marriages (CD-ROM)
  • Federal censuses Pre 1790-1850, (CD-ROM)
  • Social Security Deaths, 1935-1995, (CD-ROM)
  • Virginia Genealogists Vols I-XX, (CD-ROM)
  • United States Census of 1880 (CD-ROM)

For personal assistance in historical and genealogical research. Contact:

Ms. Judy Proffitt

Mr. James Bridges – 662.788.2178

The room also has Internet access, with which researchers can view reference sites while browsing our collection of books and papers.