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The Corpening and Gaither Families of Burke County, NC By C. H. Robertson, M.Ed.
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This article introduces two families of western North Carolina. The Corpening family included early settlers of Burke and neighboring counties. Morganton's Gaither family included Burgess Sidney... More > Gaither I (1807-1892), President Pro Tempore of the NC Senate and Superintendent of the Charlotte Mint.< Less
Ancestry of Shirley Burk{e} Oaks By Shirley Burke Oaks
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This book is about the generations that have arrived and then vanished before me. Their houses are no longer there, the land they cherished and toiled upon has changed hands many times. The treasures... More > and trinkets they prized and displayed so proudly were passed along to others or lost, forgotten. Entire generations passed away and took all those memories with them. They spent their years in Lee County Va. I felt a need to acknowledge their existence. They lived, at one time on this earth and I penned this Ancestry Book so that not all they were shall be lost.< Less
The Last Rosenwald School of Burke County, NC: An Historic Gem Recognized By C. H. Robertson, M.Ed.
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A forgotten historic school still stands in the Bridgewater community of western Burke County, NC. It represents a family of pioneer educators that served Burke County for more than 25 years. It... More > also represents Burke's other nine early African-American schools, including four other Rosenwald schools, that have perished without documentation. The Rosenwald (Canal) School is sturdy enough for the preservation efforts that are urgently needed. The new discovery of an extant Rosenwald school gives local leaders an enormous opportunity to do what many Southern communities have already done: preserve a structure representing the educational achievements of early African-American citizens.< Less
Burke County, N.C. - Road Records - Vol 1 (1787-1819) By Stewart Dunaway
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Burke County was formed in 1777 from part of Rowan County. It was named in honor of Dr. Thomas Burke (for all of his work in the Continental Congress representing NC) who later became the third... More > Governor of the State - during the American Revolution. Thomas Burke, Richard Caswell, and Abner Nash all received a county in their honor as Revolutionaries (while they were alive). Because Burke County was one of the “western frontiers” it will be constantly divided (reduced in size) into other counties. Buncombe (1791), Yancey (1833), Caldwell (1841), and Mitchell (1861) will all take pieces (along with other adjoining counties) except Buncombe which takes the largest portion of Burke’s western extremity. Therefore, the reader needs to be aware of these other counties by time-frame in order to research the proper locale. Additional Volumes are planned to be released in 2016.< Less
Burke County, N.C. - Road Records - Vol 3 (1840-1897 & Undated) By Stewart Dunaway
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Burke County was formed in 1777 from part of Rowan County. It was named in honor of Dr. Thomas Burke (for all of his work in the Continental Congress representing NC) who later became the third... More > Governor of the State - during the American Revolution. Because Burke County was one of the “western frontiers” it will be constantly divided (reduced in size) into other counties. Buncombe (1791), Yancey (1833), Caldwell (1841), and Mitchell (1861) will all take pieces (along with other adjoining counties) except Buncombe which takes the largest portion of Burke’s western extremity. Burke County has a very nice (above average) collection of records, which will certainly become an asset in researching genealogy, historical migration routes, and other infrastructure history. This book contains the last two of the five boxes for this county. Box 4 contains records from (1840-1897) and one box of nothing but undated records. Burke and Stokes County are the only two counties that contain one fibred box of undated records.< Less
Burke County, N.C. - Road Records - Vol 2 (1820-1839) By Stewart Dunaway
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Burke County was formed in 1777 from part of Rowan County. It was named in honor of Dr. Thomas Burke (for all of his work in the Continental Congress representing NC) who later became the third... More > Governor of the State - during the American Revolution. Because Burke County was one of the “western frontiers” it will be constantly divided (reduced in size) into other counties. Buncombe (1791), Yancey (1833), Caldwell (1841), and Mitchell (1861) will all take pieces except Buncombe which takes the largest portion of Burke’s western extremity. Burke County has a very nice (above average) collection of records, which will certainly become an asset in researching genealogy, historical migration routes, and other infrastructure history. This book (Volume 2) contain records from Box 2 (1820-1829) and Box 3 (1830-1839). This county has preserved records in sealed shiny plastic sleeves which cause photography issues – as well as many soiled and damaged documents. Therefore the images are difficult to read and transcribe.< Less
1867 Reconstruction Voter Registers of Burke County Georgia by Robert Scott Davis, Jr. By Doris Gunn Smith
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A list of blacks and whites who registered to vote from Burke County Georgia after the Civil War. Good for genealogy research. All proceeds from the sale of this book goes to the Burke County... More > Georgia Archives, Waynesboro, Georgia.< Less
1867 Reconstruction Voter Registers of Burke County Georgia by Robert Scott Davis, Jr. By Doris Gunn Smith
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A list of blacks and whites who registered to vote from Burke County Georgia after the Civil War. Good for genealogy research. All proceeds from the sale of this book goes to the Burke County... More > Georgia Archives, Waynesboro, Georgia.< Less
Sexurbia County By Orrie Hitt
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It's 1960. Tony Benton found flaming passion in the arms of honey-haired, hot-lipped Ruth Kennedy, who floated around in a golden Cadillac. Ruth's husband ran Burk County, the fashionable sexurb... More > filled with thrill-hungry sin-hunters who stopped at nothing to satiate their jaded appetites. Sex, unlimited, brought cash to Burk County, and Tony soon learned that working its crimson nights paid off in dollars and dolls. But Tony had complications - jet-haired Connie Davis, to whom bedded bliss meant marriage, and bewitching Elsie Grines, his boss' daughter, and Amy Slade, who was callously victimized by the town's penchant for sin. Another brutally frank novel of 1960's sizzle, by the legendary Orrie Hitt, about men who left their consciences in the city, and women who checked their morals at the supermarket.< Less
Mitchell County, N.C. - Road Records (1886-1914) By Stewart Dunaway
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Mitchell County Road Records were filed under miscellaneous county records at the N.C. State Archives. All of these records were contained in two folders. Mitchell is a more modern county, which was... More > formed in 1861 from parts of, Yancey, Watauga, Caldwell, Burke, and McDowell Counties. This book includes a number of cropped images of the County Soil map of 1902 to assist in locating a law suit over a ford on the Pigpen Creek and North Toe River.< Less