Burke County, Georgia Genealogy

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| county = Burke County
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| state = Georgia
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| founded year = 1777
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| founded date = February 5
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| seat = Waynesboro
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| building address = Burke County Courthouse<br>111 E 6th Street<br>PO Box 89<br>Waynesboro, GA 30830<br>Phone: 706.554.2324<br>[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/GA_Burke.htm '''Burke County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/GA_Burke.htm Burke County Courthouse]<br> 111 E 6th Street; PO Box 89; <br>Waynesboro, GA 30830 <br>Phone: 706.554.2324 <br><br>Probate Court has birth and death records from 1927, <br>marriage and probate records from 1856<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Burke County, Georgia. Page 152 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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Probate Court has birth and death records from 1927, <br>marriage and probate records from 1856<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Burke County, Georgia. Page 152 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 01:19, 28 February 2013


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Burke County, Georgia
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Georgia
Location of Georgia in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 5, 1777
County Seat Waynesboro
Courthouse
Address Burke County Courthouse
111 E 6th Street
PO Box 89
Waynesboro, GA 30830
Phone: 706.554.2324
Burke County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

Probate Court has birth and death records from 1927,
marriage and probate records from 1856[1]

History

Parent County

1777--Burke County was created 5 February 1777 from St. George Parish.  County seat: Waynesboro [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1825 and 1856 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battle was fought in Burke County.

Map showing Civil War battles in Georgia.

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

      1798 Burke County Slaveholders, First and Second Districts Georgia Pioneers

Vital Records

Death
  • 1859-60, 1869-70, 1879-80 - Burke County, Georgia Genealogy Mortality Schedules at Ancestry ($).

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Burke County, Georgia. Page 152 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 13 August, 2012)