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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[North Dakota|North Dakota]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Burke County'''  
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''[[United States Genealogy|United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[North Dakota Genealogy|North Dakota]]'' [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Burke County'''
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Burke County, North Dakota genealogy and family history research page. Guide to genealogy, history, and courthouse sources including birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, wills, deeds and land records, Civil War records, family histories, cemeteries, churches, tax records, newspapers, and obituaries.
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Guide to '''Burke County, North Dakota ancestry, genealogy and family history''', birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.burke.nc.us/ Burke County Courthouse]<br> 103 Main Street SW; PO Box 219<br> Bowbells, ND 5821-0219<br> Phone: 701.377.2718&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk District Court has birth records from 1905, marriage, death,<br> burial, divorce, probate and court records from 1910, land records<br> from 1900 and homestead patents from 1903<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Burke County, North Dakota. Page 522 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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== County Information ==
  
== History  ==
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=== Description ===
  
==== Parent County ====
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=== County Courthouse ===
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{{ND Courthouse Intro|Burke}}
  
'''1910--'''Burke County was created 8 February 1910 from [[Ward County, North Dakota|Ward]] County. '''County seat:''' Bowbells <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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Burke County Courthouse<br>103 Main Street SW <br> PO Box 219<br>Bowbells, ND 5821-0219<br>Phone: 701.377.2718 <br>[http://www.burkecountynd.com/ '''Burke County Website'''] <br>
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Clerk District Court has birth records from 1905, marriage, death,<br> burial, divorce, probate and court records from 1910, land records<br> from 1900 and homestead patents from 1903<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Burke County, North Dakota. Page 522 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
==== Boundary Changes ====
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=== Burke County, North Dakota Record Dates ===
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| width="12%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Burke County, North Dakota Genealogy#Birth|Birth*]]'''
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| width="12%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Burke County, North Dakota Genealogy#Marriage|Marriage]]'''
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| width="12%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Burke County, North Dakota Genealogy#Death|Death*]]'''
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| width="12%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Burke County, North Dakota Genealogy#Court Records|Court]]'''
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| width="12%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Burke County, North Dakota Genealogy#Land and Property Records|Land]]'''
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| width="12%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Burke County, North Dakota Genealogy#Probate Records|Probate]]'''
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==== Record Loss ====
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=== Record Loss ===
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
  
== Places/Localities  ==
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=== Boundary Changes ===
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{{ND Boundary Changes Intro|Burke}}
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'''1910--'''Burke County was created 8 February 1910 from [[Ward County, North Dakota Genealogy|Ward]] County. '''County seat:''' Bowbells <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
==== Populated Places ====
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=== Populated Places ===
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{{ND Populated Places Intro|Burke}}
  
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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* Bowbells
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* Columbus
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* Couteau
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* Flaxton
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* Portal
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[[Divide County, North Dakota|Divide]] | [[Mountrail County, North Dakota|Mountrail]] | [[Renville County, North Dakota|Renville]] | [[Ward County, North Dakota|Ward]] | [[Williams County, North Dakota|Williams]]  
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{{Infobox U.S. County 2016
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|organized= February 8, 1910
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|county seat= Bowbells
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|parent county= [[Ward County, North Dakota Genealogy|Ward]] <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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|variant spellings=
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|county1= [[Divide County, North Dakota Genealogy|Divide]]
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|county2= [[Mountrail County, North Dakota Genealogy|Mountrail]]
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|county3= [[Renville County, North Dakota Genealogy|Renville]]
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|county4= [[Ward County, North Dakota Genealogy|Ward]]
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|county5= [[Williams County, North Dakota Genealogy|Williams]]
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|county6= [[Saskatchewan Genealogy|Saskatchewan, Canada]]</br><center>[[Burke County, North Dakota Genealogy#Maps and Gazetteers|See County Maps]]</center>
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|county10=
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|county courthouse=
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|county location in state= [[Image:North Dakota Burke Map.png|185x185px]]
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|adoption=
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}}
  
== Resources  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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=== History Timeline ===
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{{ND Historical Timeline Intro|Burke}}
  
==== Census  ====
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== Resources ==
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{{ND Resources Intro}}
  
*1910
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=== Bible Records ===
*1915
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{{ND Bible Intro|Burke}}
*1920
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*1925
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*1930
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==== Church ====
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=== Biographies ===
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{{ND Biographies Intro|Burke}}
  
==== Court  ====
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=== Business, Commerce, and Occupations ===
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{{ND Business Records Intro|Burke}}
  
==== Land  ====
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=== Cemeteries ===
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{{ND Cemeteries Intro|Burke}}
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>'''Cemeteries of Burke County, North Dakota''' online and in print</center>
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| width="20%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''</center>
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| width="20%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" |<center>'''List of Cemeteries in the County'''</center>
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==== Maps  ====
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=== Census Records ===
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{{ND Census Intro|Burke}}
  
==== Military  ====
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''Online Territory and State Census Indexes and Records''
  
==== Newspapers  ====
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*'''1885''' – [http://library.ndsu.edu/db/census/ Dakota Territory 1885 Census Index] at [https://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/ NDSU Archives] – index only
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*'''1885, 1915, 1925''' – [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1078 North Dakota, Territorial and State Censuses, 1885, 1915, 1925] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] – ($), index and images
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*'''1915''' – {{RecordSearch|2346284|North Dakota Census, 1915}} at [https://familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch Historical Records] — index and images
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*'''1925''' – {{RecordSearch|2351024|North Dakota Census, 1925}} at [https://familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch Historical Records] — index and images
  
==== Probate  ====
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=== Church Records ===
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{{ND Church Intro|Burke}}
  
==== Taxation  ====
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=== Court Records ===
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{{ND Court Intro|Burke}}
  
==== Vital Records  ====
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=== Directories ===
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{{ND Directories Intro|Burke}}
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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=== Emigration and Immigration ===
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{{ND Emigration Intro}}
  
==== Family History Centers  ====
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=== Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups ===
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{{ND Ethnic Groups Intro}}
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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=== Funeral Homes  ===
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{{ND Funeral Homes Intro|Burke}}
  
== Web Sites ==
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=== Genealogies ===
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{{ND Genealogies Intro|Burke}}
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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=== Guardianship ===
*{{FHL|North+Dakota%2C+Burke|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
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{{ND Guardianship Intro|Burke}}
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=== Land and Property Records ===
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{{ND Land Intro|Burke}}
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{{ND Land}}
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=== Local Histories ===
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{{ND Histories Intro|Burke}}
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{{ND County History}}
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=== Maps and Gazetteers ===
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{{ND Maps Intro}}
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=== Migration ===
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{{ND Migration Intro}}
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=== Military Records ===
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{{ND Military Intro}}
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=== Naturalization and Citizenship ===
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{{ND Naturalization Intro}}
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''Online Naturalization Indexes and Records''
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*[http://library.ndsu.edu/db/naturalization/ North Dakota Naturalization Records Index] at [https://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/ NDSU Archives] – index only, covers various dates and counties
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=== Newspapers ===
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{{ND Newspapers Intro|Burke}}
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{{ND Newspaper abstracts|Burke}}
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=== Obituaries ===
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{{ND Obituaries Intro|Burke}}
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=== Other Records ===
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{{ND Other Records Intro}}
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=== Periodicals ===
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{{ND Periodicals Intro|Burke}}
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=== Probate Records ===
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{{ND Probate Intro|Burke}}
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'''Online Probate Records
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*'''1800 – 1985''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9081 North Dakota and South Dakota Wills and Probate Records 1800-1985] at [http://home.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] — index and images $
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=== School Records ===
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{{ND Schools Intro}}
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=== Tax Records ===
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{{ND Tax Intro|Burke}}
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=== Vital Records ===
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{{ND Vital Intro|Burke}}
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==== Birth ====
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{{ND Vital Records - Birth Intro|Burke}}
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==== Marriage ====
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{{ND Vital Records - Marriage Intro|Burke}}
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==== Death ====
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{{ND Vital Records - Death Intro|Burke}}
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''Online Death Indexes and Records''
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*'''1892-present''' - [https://apps.nd.gov/doh/certificates/deathCertSearch.htm NDDH Public Death Index, 1892-present] at [http://ndhealth.gov/vital/ North Dakota Dept. of Health] – index only
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==== Divorce ====
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{{ND Vital Records - Divorce Intro|Burke}}
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== Research Facilities ==
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{{ND Research Facilities Intro|Burke}}
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=== Archives ===
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{{ND Archives Intro}}
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=== Family History Centers ===
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{{Family History Centers Intro}}
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=== Libraries ===
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{{ND Libraries Intro|Burke}}
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=== Museums ===
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{{ND Museums Intro}}
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== Societies ==
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{{ND Societies Intro|Burke}}
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'''Burke County Historical Society'''<br>9129 Powers Lake Road<br> Powers Lake, ND 58773<br>
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== Websites ==
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{{ND Websites Intro|Burke}}
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*[http://usgenweb.org USGenWeb] project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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*{{FHL|North Dakota Burke|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}} The FamilySearch catalog contains descriptions and access information for all genealogical materials (including books, online materials, microfilm, microfiche, and publications) in their collection.  Use [https://familysearch.org/search/ Historical Records] to search for specific individuals in genealogical records.
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/ND/Burke/ Burke County, North Dakota Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/ND/Burke/ Burke County, North Dakota Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
== References  ==
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== Research Guides ==
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{{ND Research Guides Intro}}
  
<references />{{North Dakota|North Dakota}}
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== References ==
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<references />
  
[[Category:Burke_County,_North_Dakota]]
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{{North Dakota|North Dakota}}
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[[Category:Burke_County,_North_Dakota]][[Category:North Dakota_Counties]]

Latest revision as of 15:07, 21 July 2016

United StatesGotoarrow.png North Dakota Gotoarrow.png Burke County

Guide to Burke County, North Dakota ancestry, genealogy and family history, birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.


County Information

Description

County Courthouse

Burke County Courthouse
103 Main Street SW
PO Box 219
Bowbells, ND 5821-0219
Phone: 701.377.2718
Burke County Website
Clerk District Court has birth records from 1905, marriage, death,
burial, divorce, probate and court records from 1910, land records
from 1900 and homestead patents from 1903[1]

Burke County, North Dakota Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records
Birth* Marriage Death* Court Land Probate Census
1910 1910 1910 1910

Record Loss

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Boundary Changes

1910--Burke County was created 8 February 1910 from Ward County. County seat: Bowbells [2]

Populated Places

  • Bowbells
  • Columbus
  • Couteau
  • Flaxton
  • Portal


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County Facts
Organized: February 8, 1910
County seat: Bowbells
Parent County(s): Ward [2]
Variant Spellings:
Neighboring Counties
Divide  • Mountrail  • Renville  • Ward  • Williams  • Saskatchewan, Canada
See County Maps
Courthouse
Location Map
North Dakota Burke Map.png
Adoption

This page is available for adoption

History Timeline

Resources

Bible Records

Biographies

Business, Commerce, and Occupations

Cemeteries

Cemeteries of Burke County, North Dakota online and in print
Tombstone Transcriptions Online

 

Tombstone Transcriptions in Print (Often more complete)

 

List of Cemeteries in the County

 

See North Dakota Cemeteries for more information

Census Records

Online Territory and State Census Indexes and Records

Church Records

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups

Funeral Homes

Genealogies

Guardianship

Land and Property Records

When the United States acquired North Dakota, most of the land became available for homesteading or purchase from the federal government. For more information on this, see North Dakota Land and Property.

After land was transferred from the government to private owners, the registrar of deeds in each county recorded the land transactions in the form of deeds and mortgages.

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Burke County, North Dakota Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories see the wiki page section North Dakota Local Histories.

Maps and Gazetteers

Migration

Military Records

Naturalization and Citizenship

Online Naturalization Indexes and Records

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Burke County, North Dakota Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:

Obituaries

Other Records

Periodicals

Probate Records

Probate records of North Dakota are at the county clerk's office.

Online Probate Records

School Records

Tax Records

Tax records are at the county treasurer's, auditor's or clerk's office, or the state archives.

Vital Records

Vital Records (birth, marriage, death, and divorce records) may be recorded on registers, certificates, or other documents at the county clerk's office.

Birth

Marriage

Death

Online Death Indexes and Records

Divorce

Research Facilities

Archives

Family History Centers

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes.

Libraries

Museums

Societies

Burke County Historical Society
9129 Powers Lake Road
Powers Lake, ND 58773

Websites

Research Guides

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Burke County, North Dakota. Page 522 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. 2.0 2.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).