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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
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
From County Cavan to Canada: The Simons-Simonds-Symonds Family By Peggy Elizabeth Chatham
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In From County Cavan to Canada: The Simons - Simonds - Symonds Family, author Peggy Elizabeth Chatham compiles the stories of the first three generations of an Irish farmer family that established... More > their new lives starting in the 1860's. Four Simons brothers and their Burke and Armstrong sisters settled in Megantic County in Quebec and Stormont County in Ontario. Their children married into families including Amadon, Bennett, Jamieson, Lunnie, Mathers, McVety, Ouderkirk, Perrigard, Savage, Stewart, Walker, and Wright. Their families have spread throughout the Canada provinces, New England States, and the U.S.A. Author P.E. Chatham was born in Toronto, raised in New Jersey, and attended college in Pennsylvania. Her description of the counties and the families will interest anyone with roots in historic Megantic and Stormont Counties.< Less
McDowell County, N.C. - Road, Bridge, and Mill Records (1843-1903) By Stewart Dunaway
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McDowell County was formed in 1842 from parts of Rutherford and Burke Counties. Of the two counties, Burke is the oldest – and the county most of the western portion of the state were made... More > from. Burke County was named after Thomas Burke while he was living (1777) – which is very unusual (and was so noted by Governor Abner Nash how amazing that a living person would have a county named for them). McDowell County will also face reduction in size. Mitchell County will be divided out (along with other counties) in 1861. Nevertheless, the oldest county records would reside with Burke County. Unfortunately – none of these types of records (road, bridge, mill, ordinary, ferry) were preserved by Burke Co. court. Therefore the researcher and genealogist will have to rely on county court minutes. There are two boxes of records for this county, of which this book contains the oldest and first box. The second box continues from 1904 onward to 1921.< Less
Madison County, N.C. - Road, Mill, and Ferry Records (1854-1937) By Stewart Dunaway
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Madison County was formed in 1851 from parts of Buncombe and Yancey County. Yancey was formed in 1833 from parts of Burke and Buncombe counties. Buncombe was formed in 1791 from parts of Burke and... More > Rutherford counties. Burke was formed from part of Rowan in 1777, after Dr. Thomas burke (who was alive when it was named for his work towards independence). This collection contains the Road records which covers the time frame just after formation into the 19th century. also included are two small collections pertaining to Mills and Ferry operations. these records were filed in the miscellaneous County records. sadly, just two records were preserved by the court.< Less
Yancey County, N.C. - Road and Bridge Records (1867-1915) By Stewart Dunaway
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Yancey County was formed in 1833 from parts of Burke and Buncombe County. Yancey County was reduced in size when Watauga County was formed in 1849, then reduced again in 1850, for Madison County.... More > Yancey will be carved up once more when Mitchell County was formed (from parts of Yancey, Watauga, Caldwell, Burke, and McDowell) in 1861. Unfortunately, none of the early county records were preserved, and the researcher will have to rely on the court minutes (County court pleas and quarter session). This book contains a few bridge records - primarily law suits. The road records are lacking petitions, but what was preserved is included here.< Less
Macon County, N.C. - Road and Bridge CRX Records - Vol. 1 (1823-1913) By Stewart Dunaway
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Macon County was formed in 1828 from Haywood County. Haywood was formed in 1808 from Buncombe County, which was formed in 1791 from parts of Burke and Rutherford counties. NOTE: CRX records is a... More > designation by the N.C. State Archives which means records received from some other source – other than the county courthouse. These records are segregated from the other records; of the county file-catalog (index cards for researching county specific records at the archives). This author already transcribed the Macon County Road records – as identified in the normal county index (contained in 2-volumes covering 1828-1905). However, the author, unaware of the CRX designation – has since located ALL CRX records for the state, and found Macon Co. has the largest collection of all. There are 4-boxes of CRX road records. This book contains the oldest – first box – as well as the ONLY folder (from Box-4) of Bridge records for the entire county collection (both regular and CRX).< Less