Haywood & Jackson Counties, North Carolina, Marriage Bonds of.
By: James & Vivian Wooley, Pub. 1979, Reprinted 2015, 324 pages, Index, ISBN #0-89308-107-8.
These two Western North Carolina counties are important migration paths for early settlers moving into Tennessee, Georgia, and South Carolina. Haywood County was formed in 1808 from Buncombe, while Jackson was formed in 1853 from the middle portions of both Haywood and Macon counties. At one time Jackson County reached from Tennessee boarder south to the South Carolina.