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Macon County, Illinois

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  • PFC Steve Allen Eagleton (1952 - 1971)
    Steve Allen Eagleton was the son of Glen F. and Betty Traughber Eagleton. Steve Eagleton, a member of the U.S. Army, passed away as the result of an automobile accident while based at Fort Riley, Kans...
  • Betty Elizabeth Traughber (1927 - 2007)
    Obituary with name as Betty E. Bowman; buried \with name of Betty E. Eagleton. Betty E. Bowman, 80, of New Plymouth, Idaho passed away Oct. 9, 2007. She was born July 15, 1927 to Rita (Inman) and John...
  • Private (1885 - 1939)
  • Private (1883 - 1943)

Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Macon County, Illinois.

Official Wesbite

Macon County was formed on January 19, 1829 out of Shelby County. It was named for Nathaniel Macon, a Colonel in the Revolutionary War. Macon later served as senator from North Carolina until his resignation in 1828. In 1830, future US President Abraham Lincoln and his family moved to Macon County.

Adjacent Counties

Cities & Villages

  • Argenta
  • Blue Mound
  • Decatur (County Seat)
  • Forsyth
  • Harristown
  • Long Creek
  • Macon
  • Maroa
  • Mount Zion
  • Niantic
  • Oreana
  • Warrensburg

Other Townships & Communities: Austin, Bearsdale, Blackland, Boody, Bulldog Crossing, Casner, Elwin, Emery, Friends Creek, Heman, Hervey City, Hickory Point, Illini, Milam, Newburg, Oakley, Pleasant View, Prairie Hall, Sangamon, South Macon, South Wheatlland, Walker and Whitmore



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