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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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''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Georgia (state)|Georgia]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Burke_County,_Georgia|Burke County]]''  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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Guide to '''Burke County Georgia genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
[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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== History  ==
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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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'''] }}
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== Burke County Georgia Courthouse  ==
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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>
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== Burke County Georgia History  ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424]
 
*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424]
  
== Places/Localities  ==
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== Burke County Georgia Places/Localities  ==
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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*[[Screven County, Georgia|Screven]]
 
*[[Screven County, Georgia|Screven]]
  
== Resources  ==
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== Burke County Georgia Genealogy Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
==== Military ====
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==== Military ====
  
===== Civil War =====
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===== Civil War =====
  
====== Civil War Battle ======
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====== Civil War Battle ======
  
The following Civil War battle was fought in Burke County.
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The following Civil War battle was fought in Burke County.  
  
 
*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>
 
*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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:*Burke County, Georgia Wills Index at [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gaburke/bwill.htm GAGenWeb] - free.<br>  
 
:*Burke County, Georgia Wills Index at [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gaburke/bwill.htm GAGenWeb] - free.<br>  
:*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 Wills 1855-1858 (Digital Images) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyburke.html Georgia Pioneer]s  
:*Burke County, Georgia Miscellaneous Wills and Estates [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyburke.html Georgia Pioneers]
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:*Burke County, Georgia Miscellaneous Wills and Estates [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyburke.html Georgia Pioneers]  
 
:*Index to Burke County Annual Returns 1859-1868 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyburke.html Georgia Pioneers]
 
:*Index to Burke County Annual Returns 1859-1868 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyburke.html Georgia Pioneers]
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; 1798 Burke County Slaveholders, First and Second Districts [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countyburke.html Georgia Pioneers]
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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  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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===== Marriage =====
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*'''1855-1871''' - Burke County Marriage Books 1 and 2 Index 1855-1871. Batch {{IGI|M712261}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/0/09/Igigeorgiaad.pdf.</ref>
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*'''1872-1876''' - Burke County Marriage Book 3 Index 1872-1876. Batch {{IGI|M712262}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1877-1878''' - Burke County Marriage Index 1877-1878. Batch {{IGI|M712263}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1877-1895''' - Burke County Marriage Books 5 and 6 Index 1877-1895. Batch {{IGI|M712265}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1878-1879''' - Burke County Marriage Index 1878-1879. Batch {{IGI|M712264}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1889-1900''' - Burke County Marriage Books 7 and 8 Index 1889-1900. Batch {{IGI|M712266}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
  
 
===== Death  =====
 
===== Death  =====
  
:*'''1859-60, 1869-70, 1879-80''' - {{PAGENAME}} Mortality Schedules at [http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=8756 Ancestry] ($).<br>
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*'''1859-60, 1869-70, 1879-80''' - {{PAGENAME}} Mortality Schedules at [http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=8756 Ancestry] ($).<br>
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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== Burke County Georgia Genealogy Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
  
 
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
 
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
== Web Sites ==
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== Burke County Georgia Genealogy Websites ==
  
 
*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.  
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*[http://www.georgiapioneers.com Georgia Pioneers]
 
*[http://www.georgiapioneers.com Georgia Pioneers]
  
== References  ==
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== Burke County Georgia Genealogy References  ==
  
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Revision as of 01:52, 31 March 2013

United States  Gotoarrow.png  Georgia  Gotoarrow.png  Burke County

Guide to Burke County Georgia genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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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

Burke County Georgia Courthouse

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

Burke County Georgia 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:

Burke County Georgia Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Burke County Georgia Genealogy 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

Marriage
  • 1855-1871 - Burke County Marriage Books 1 and 2 Index 1855-1871. Batch M712261 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1872-1876 - Burke County Marriage Book 3 Index 1872-1876. Batch M712262 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1877-1878 - Burke County Marriage Index 1877-1878. Batch M712263 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1877-1895 - Burke County Marriage Books 5 and 6 Index 1877-1895. Batch M712265 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1878-1879 - Burke County Marriage Index 1878-1879. Batch M712264 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1889-1900 - Burke County Marriage Books 7 and 8 Index 1889-1900. Batch M712266 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
Death
  • 1859-60, 1869-70, 1879-80 - Burke County, Georgia Mortality Schedules at Ancestry ($).

Burke County Georgia Genealogy Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Burke County Georgia Genealogy Websites

Burke County Georgia Genealogy 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)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/0/09/Igigeorgiaad.pdf.