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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
==== Church  ====
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScnty=1662 Burke County cemetery listings at FindAGrave] -user-submitted burial records
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*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/burke/cemeteries.htm Burke County cemeteries] - compilation of resources on the Burke County, NCGenWeb site
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*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/northcarolina/burke.html NC Tombstone Transcription Project] - Burke county cemeteries
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==== Census ====
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/nc/burke/burkecensus.html Census records on the NCGenWeb Archives]
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/nc/burke/burkecourt.html Burke County court records at the NCGenWeb Archives]
  
 
==== Education  ====
 
==== Education  ====
  
Book: [http://openlibrary.org/works/OL15579783W/The_North_Carolina_School_for_the_Deaf_at_Morganton_1894-1944 The North Carolina School for the Deaf at Morganton, 1894-1944] (1945) - free online  
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*Book: [http://openlibrary.org/works/OL15579783W/The_North_Carolina_School_for_the_Deaf_at_Morganton_1894-1944 The North Carolina School for the Deaf at Morganton, 1894-1944] (1945) - free online  
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*[http://ncgenweb-data.com/ybook/resultlist.php?county=burke&state=NC Burke County students at NC colleges] - list via the NCGenWeb Yearbook Index
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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*[http://rod.co.burke.nc.us/OtherAnthem/SearchEntry.aspx?cabinet=COTT Deeds 1855-1985] -- Search on the Burke County Register of Deeds website
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/nc/burke/burkedeeds.html Deeds of Burke County] -- NCGenWeb Archives
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
==== Maps ====
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*Book: [http://www.archive.org/details/catawbavalleyhig00ervi Catawba Valley and highlands : Burke County, Western North Carolina (1896)] - via the Internet Archive
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==== Maps ====
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*[http://dc.lib.unc.edu/cdm4/results.php?CISORESTMP=results.php&CISOVIEWTMP=item_viewer.php&CISOMODE=grid&CISOGRID=thumbnail,A,1;title,A,1;displa,A,0;publis,A,0;collec,A,0;30;date,title,none,none,none&CISOBIB=mapid,A,1,N;collec,A,0,N;title,200,0,N;none,A,0,N;none,A,0,N;20;mapid,none,none,none,none&CISOTHUMB=20%20(4x5);mapid,none,none,none,none&CISOTITLE=20;mapid,none,none,none,none&CISOHIERA=20;collec,mapid,none,none,none&CISOSUPPRESS=0&CISOTYPE=link&CISOOP1=exact&CISOFIELD1=spatia&CISOBOX1=Burke+County&CISOOP2=exact&CISOFIELD2=collec&CISOBOX2=&CISOOP3=exact&CISOFIELD3=title&CISOBOX3=&CISOOP4=exact&CISOFIELD4=CISOSEARCHALL&CISOBOX4=&c=exact&CISOROOT=%2Fncmaps Burke County Maps] - via NC Maps Digital Collection
  
 
==== Migration  ====
 
==== Migration  ====
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==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/titles/places/north_carolina/Burke Burke county newspapers] - a listing of newspapers published in the county & libraries that hold them; via the Library of Congress.
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*[http://www.ncgenweb-data.com/ncnews/resultlist.php?county=burke Burke County residents in the newspaper] - name listing of people from the county as located in misc. newspaper articles; time span varies. Articles indexed in the NC People in the Papers database.
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*[http://www.archives.ncdcr.gov/newspaper/index.html North Carolina Newspaper Digitization Project] - contains full-text papers from 1752-1890s. Search for your Burke County ancestors.
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
==== Yearbooks ====
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Births
  
*[http://www.ncgenweb-data.com/ybook/resultlist.php?county=burke&state=NC Burke County students at NC colleges] - list via the NCGenWeb Yearbook Index
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*[http://rod.co.burke.nc.us/Birth/SearchEntry.aspx Burke County Births] - search on the website of the Burke County Register of Deeds
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1726957&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D North Carolina Births and Christenings, 1866-1964] - search this name index to birth, baptism and christening records from the state; via FamilySearch
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Marriages
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*[http://rod.co.burke.nc.us/Marriage/SearchEntry.aspx Burke County Marriages] - search on the website of the Burke County Register of Deeds
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*[https://familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1675484&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D North Carolina Marriages, 1762-1979] - search this database of marriages from across the state - images included; via FamilySearch
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*[http://goo.gl/FsJlh Burke County marriages] - may be included throughout Carrie Broughton's 6-volume index of the Raleigh Register & State Gazette newspaper (1799-1893). Marriages are listed by year and PDF files are searchable. Available on the North Carolina Digital Collections website.
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Deaths
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*[http://rod.co.burke.nc.us/DEATH/SearchEntry.aspx Burke County Deaths] - search on the website of the Burke County Register of Deeds
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*[http://www.ncgenweb-data.com/ncnews/resultlist.php?nametype=decedent&county=burke Deaths of Burke County] - list of county area deaths reported in various newspapers; dates range from late 1700s to 1900s.
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1609799&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D%20 North Carolina Death Certificates, 1906-1930] - search a statewide collection of freely available death certificates - images are included; via FamilySearch
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== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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*[http://www.bcpls.org/ Burke County Public Library]
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*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/burke/burkegs.htm Burke County Genealogical Society]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*[http://ncgenweb.us/burke/ Burke County NCGenWeb] - free genealogy resources; part of the national USGenWeb Project  
 
*[http://ncgenweb.us/burke/ Burke County NCGenWeb] - free genealogy resources; part of the national USGenWeb Project  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/nc/burke.html Burke County NCGenWeb Archives]
 
*{{FHL|North+Carolina%2C+Burke|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|North+Carolina%2C+Burke|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  

Revision as of 06:11, 18 June 2011

Burke County, North Carolina
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Map of North Carolina highlighting Burke County
Location in the state of North Carolina
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Location of North Carolina in the U.S.
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Founded 1777
County Seat Morganton
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United States  Gotoarrow.png  North Carolina  Gotoarrow.png  Burke County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1777--Burke County was created 8 April 1777 from Rowan County. County seat: Morganton [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1865--Many court records and most land records burned by Federal troops.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

Court

Education

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Migration

Early migration routes to and from Burke County for European settlers included:[2]

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Births

Marriages

  • Burke County Marriages - search on the website of the Burke County Register of Deeds
  • North Carolina Marriages, 1762-1979 - search this database of marriages from across the state - images included; via FamilySearch
  • Burke County marriages - may be included throughout Carrie Broughton's 6-volume index of the Raleigh Register & State Gazette newspaper (1799-1893). Marriages are listed by year and PDF files are searchable. Available on the North Carolina Digital Collections website.

Deaths


Societies and Libraries 

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 847-61. (FHL Book 973 D27e 2002) WorldCat entry., and William E. Myer, Indian Trails of the Southeast. (Nashville, Tenn.: Blue and Gray Press, 1971), 12-14, and the book's pocket map "The Trail System of the Southeastern United States in the early Colonial Period" (1923). (FHL Book 970.1 M992i) WorldCat entry.