Burke County, Georgia

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{{Georgia-stub}}''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Georgia (state)|Georgia]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Burke_County,_Georgia|Burke County]]'' <br><br>
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{{Georgia-stub}}<br>''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Georgia (state)|Georgia]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Burke_County,_Georgia|Burke County]]'' <br><br>  
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[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>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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===== Civil War  =====
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====== Civil War Battle  ======
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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.
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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:*Burke County, Georgia Wills Index at [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gaburke/bwill.htm GAGenWeb] - free.<br>
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:*Burke County, Georgia Wills 1855-1858 (Digital Images) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyburke.html Georgia Pioneer]s
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:*Burke County, Georgia Miscellaneous Wills and Estates [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyburke.html Georgia Pioneers]
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:*Index to Burke County Annual Returns 1859-1868 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyburke.html Georgia Pioneers]
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; 1798 Burke County Slaveholders, First and Second Districts [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyburke.html Georgia Pioneers]
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
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:*'''1859-60, 1869-70, 1879-80''' - {{PAGENAME}} Mortality Schedules at [http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=8756 Ancestry] ($).<br>
  
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=191727&subject_disp=Georgia%2C+Burke&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Burke|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Burke/ Burke County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Burke/ Burke County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)  
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*[http://www.georgiapioneers.com Georgia Pioneers]
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 18:24, 5 January 2013


United States  Gotoarrow.png  Georgia  Gotoarrow.png  Burke County

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Online Records

Contents

County Courthouse

Burke County Courthouse
111 E 6th Street; PO Box 89;
Waynesboro, GA 30830
Phone: 706.554.2324

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 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)