McIntosh County, Madison County, and Macon County tax records
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McIntosh County, Madison County, and Macon County tax records

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Georgia. Department of Archives and History.
Title: McIntosh County, Madison County, and Macon County tax records
Dates: 1825-1862
Extent: 0.04 cubic feet (2 microfilm boxes)
Identification: MS 5195

Biographical/Historical Note

McIntosh County, Georgia, was created from Liberty County by an act of the state legislature in 1793. It was named for the McIntosh family. Darien became the county seat in 1816, the same year the city was incorporated.

Madison County, Georgia, was created in 1811 by an act of the state legislature. Its land was originally ceded to colonial governor James Wright by Creek and Cherokee Indians and was organized into Wilkes and Franklin counties. The land was eventually divided into other counties; Madison was created from portions of Clarke, Elbert, Franklin, Jackson, and Oglethorpe counties. It was named for James Madison. Danielsville is the county seat; it was named for General Allen Daniel.

Macon County, Georgia, was created by the state legislature in 1837 from parts of Houston and Marion counties. It was named for Nathaniel Macon.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a microfilm copy of tax digests for McIntosh, Madison, and Macon Counties in Georgia. Included are the 1825, 1837, and 1862 digests for McIntosh County; the 1840 digest for Madison County; and the 1838 and 1852 digests for Macon County.

These digests were microfilmed by the Genealogical Society of Salt Lake City, Utah in 1957.

Index Terms

Georgia. Department of Archives and History.
Macon County (Ga.)
Madison County (Ga.)
McIntosh County (Ga.)
Tax records.

Technical Access Restrictions

A microfilm reader is required to access this collection.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], McIntosh County, Madison County, and Macon County tax records, MS 5195, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of the Georgia Department of Archives and History, 1989.


Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.


Encoding funded by a 2012 Documenting Democracy grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Container List



1X-5195-01. McIntosh County tax digest, 1862


2X-5195-02. Macon County tax digests, 1838-1851; Madison County tax digest, 1840; McIntosh County tax digest, 1825, 1837