The following data is extracted from History of Daviess County, Missouri - Gallatin City, Daviess County, Missouri, Biographies.
Was born in Guilford county, North Carolina, January 1, 1828. In 1829 our subject moved with his parents, Reuben and Naomi Macy, to Hendricks county, Indiana. Here they settled on. a farm and lived until 1837, when they came to Missouri and settled in what was then the northwestern part of Daviess county, but which has since been made a part of Harrison county.
When our subject was about. nineteen years of age his father died. He continued to make his home at the place they first settled until 1865, when he moved to the farm where he now lives, in Union township. During the late war he was captain of Company H, Home Militia, under Colonel Brown.
He was married April 27, 1848, to Miss Melinda Atkinson, daughter of W. C. Atkinson, both residents of this county. The issue of this union was four children now living; viz., William C., Samantha Critten, nee Macy, Naomi F. and Perry.
Captain Macy owns quite a large farm and deals considerably in stock. He is regarded by all who know him as a good neighbor and an upright and honorable man.
Source: History of Daviess County, Missouri - Gallatin City, Daviess County, Missouri, Biographies