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=== Brief History<span style="line-height: 1.5em;" /><br>  ===
 
=== Brief History<span style="line-height: 1.5em;" /><br>  ===
  
Burke was charatered on February 26, 1782 by the Vermont Legislature. The first settlers arrived in 1792 and the town was organized in 1796. The town contains the villages of East Burke, West Burke and Burke Hollow.&nbsp; <ref>Burke Town History - http://www.burkevermont.org/town-history.php</ref> <ref>About Burke, Vermont - http://www.virtualvermont.com/towns/burke.html#about</ref>&nbsp;<ref>Barnet, Vermont - http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vermont/CaledoniaBarnet.html</ref>&nbsp;&nbsp; <br>  
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Burke was charatered on February 26, 1782 by the Vermont Legislature. The first settlers arrived in 1792 and the town was organized in 1796. The town contains the villages of East Burke, West Burke and Burke Hollow.&nbsp; <ref>Burke Town History - http://www.burkevermont.org/town-history.php</ref> <ref>About Burke, Vermont - http://www.virtualvermont.com/towns/burke.html#about</ref>&nbsp;<ref>Burke, Vermont - http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vermont/CaledoniaBurke.html</ref>&nbsp;&nbsp; <br>  
  
 
=== Historical Data<br>  ===
 
=== Historical Data<br>  ===
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=== Town Histories<br>  ===
 
=== Town Histories<br>  ===
  
History of Barnet, Vermont&nbsp;: from the outbreak of the French and Indian War to present time&nbsp;: with genealogical records of many families, by Frederic Palmer Wells (1923) - [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/260156?availability=Family%20History%20Library view a digital copy of this book online].<br>  
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Past views of Burke, by the Burke Historical Society (1986) - [https://www.worldcat.org/title/past-views-of-burke/oclc/15302275&referer=brief_results find this book in a library].<br>  
  
 
=== Vital Records  ===
 
=== Vital Records  ===
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=== Maps<br>  ===
 
=== Maps<br>  ===
  
[http://www.historicmapworks.com/Map/US/4687/Barnet+Town++Barnet+Town+West++Norrisville++McIn/Caledonia+County+1875/Vermont/ 1875 map of Barnet Town, Barnet Town West, Norrisville and McIndoe Falls]<br>  
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[http://www.historicmapworks.com/Map/US/4691/Burke/Caledonia+County+1875/Vermont/ 1875 map of Burke]<br>  
  
[http://www.historicmapworks.com/Map/US/4688/Barnet++Passumpsic+Town/Caledonia+County+1875/Vermont/ 1875 map of Barnet Town and Passumpsic]<br>  
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[http://www.historicmapworks.com/Map/US/4691/Burke/Caledonia+County+1875/Vermont/ 1875 map of East Burke]<br>
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[http://www.historicmapworks.com/Map/US/4691/Burke/Caledonia+County+1875/Vermont/ 1875 map of West Burke]<br>  
  
 
=== Cemeteries  ===
 
=== Cemeteries  ===
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=== Town Records.<br>  ===
 
=== Town Records.<br>  ===
  
The Family History Library has microfilm of original records from the Burke Town Clerk's Office. These include [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/140973?availability=Family%20History%20Library Land records, 1821-1896].<br>  
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The Family History Library has microfilm of original records from the Burke Town Clerk's Office. These include [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/787933?availability=Family%20History%20Library Vital records of Burke, Vermont, 1857-Oct. 2001; indexes, 1789-1989],&nbsp;[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/313143?availability=Family%20History%20Library Town records, 1796-1857], and&nbsp;[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/24910?availability=Family%20History%20Library Land records, 1799-1915; with general index]. [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/140973?availability=Family%20History%20Library Land records, 1821-1896].<br>  
  
 
Town of Burke<br>212 School Street<br>West Burke, VT 05871<br>Phone: (802) 467-3717<br>Email: Burke@BurkeVermont.org<br>Website: [http://www.burkevermont.org/ http://www.burkevermont.org/]  
 
Town of Burke<br>212 School Street<br>West Burke, VT 05871<br>Phone: (802) 467-3717<br>Email: Burke@BurkeVermont.org<br>Website: [http://www.burkevermont.org/ http://www.burkevermont.org/]  

Revision as of 15:37, 17 July 2014

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Brief History

Burke was charatered on February 26, 1782 by the Vermont Legislature. The first settlers arrived in 1792 and the town was organized in 1796. The town contains the villages of East Burke, West Burke and Burke Hollow.  [1] [2] [3]  

Historical Data

Burke, Vermont USGenWeb Page

Town Histories

Past views of Burke, by the Burke Historical Society (1986) - find this book in a library.

Vital Records

FamilySearch Historical Records Collection has Vermont birth, death, and marriage records online.

Military Records

Probate Records

The probate district for Burke is Caledonia
Caledonia Probate Division
1126 Main St, Ste 1
St Johnsbury, VT 05819
Phone: (802) 748-6605

Church Records

Associate Reformed Congregation Church Records, 1789-1898, are available on microfilm at the Family History Center. Order film online.

City Directories

Maps

1875 map of Burke

1875 map of East Burke

1875 map of West Burke

Cemeteries

The following is a list of major cemeteries in present-day Burke. For location of all cemeteries, see Cemeteries of Vermont, Caledonia County, website at this link.  

Town Records.

The Family History Library has microfilm of original records from the Burke Town Clerk's Office. These include Vital records of Burke, Vermont, 1857-Oct. 2001; indexes, 1789-1989Town records, 1796-1857, and Land records, 1799-1915; with general index. Land records, 1821-1896.

Town of Burke
212 School Street
West Burke, VT 05871
Phone: (802) 467-3717
Email: Burke@BurkeVermont.org
Website: http://www.burkevermont.org/

Newspapers

Burlington Free Press

The Barre Montpelier Times-Argus

Libraries and Historical Societies

East Burke Community Library
368 Vermont 114
PO Box 309
East Burke, VT 05832
Phone: (802) 626-9823
Website: http://www.burkevermont.org/library-east-burke.php

References

Adjacent towns: