Burke County, Georgia

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The following Civil War battle was fought in Burke County.
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*December 4, 1864 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ga027.htm Waynesborough]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ga027.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 13 August, 2012)</ref>
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:[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/GAmap.htm Map] showing Civil War battles in Georgia.
  
 
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Revision as of 19:03, 13 August 2012


United States  Gotoarrow.png  Georgia  Gotoarrow.png  Burke County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1777--Burke County was created 5 February 1777 from St. George Parish.  County seat: Waynesboro [1]

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 Mortality Schedules at Ancestry ($).

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 13 August, 2012)