Marriage Bonds of Haywood & Jackson Counties, North Carolina. James & Vivian Wooley. 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 border south to South Carolina. 2015.