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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Vermont|Vermont]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Caledonia County, Vermont|Caledonia ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Burke'''  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Vermont|Vermont]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Caledonia County, Vermont|Caledonia ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Danville'''  
  
 
=== Brief History<span style="line-height: 1.5em;" /><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/4691/Burke/Caledonia+County+1875/Vermont/ 1875 map of Burke]<br>  
  
[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/4689/Burke+Town+East++Wheelock+Town/Caledonia+County+1875/Vermont/ 1875 map of East Burke]<br>  
  
[http://www.historicmapworks.com/Map/US/4691/Burke/Caledonia+County+1875/Vermont/ 1875 map of West Burke]<br>  
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[http://www.historicmapworks.com/Map/US/4690/Burke+Town+West++Burke+West++North+Part/Caledonia+County+1875/Vermont/ 1875 map of West Burke]<br>  
  
 
=== Cemeteries  ===
 
=== Cemeteries  ===
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*Woodmont Cemetery - inscriptions at [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GScid=104341 Find A Grave] site.
 
*Woodmont Cemetery - inscriptions at [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GScid=104341 Find A Grave] site.
  
Burial permits, 1905-1919, are available on [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/787931?availability=Family%20History%20Library microfilm] from the Family History Library. [https://familysearch.org/films/lookup/products/view/film/1862971/ Order film online].<br>
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Burial permits, 1905-1919, are available on [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/787931?availability=Family%20History%20Library microfilm] from the Family History Library. [https://familysearch.org/films/lookup/products/view/film/1862971/ Order film online].<br>  
  
Cemetery records, 1805-1879, are available on [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2856?availability=Family%20History%20Library microfilm] from the Family History Library. [https://familysearch.org/films/lookup/products/view/film/27853/ Order film online].<br>
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Cemetery records, 1805-1879, are available on [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2856?availability=Family%20History%20Library microfilm] from the Family History Library. [https://familysearch.org/films/lookup/products/view/film/27853/ Order film online].<br>  
  
 
=== Town Records.<br>  ===
 
=== Town Records.<br>  ===

Revision as of 19:45, 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

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.  

Burial permits, 1905-1919, are available on microfilm from the Family History Library. Order film online.

Cemetery records, 1805-1879, are available on microfilm from the Family History Library. Order film online.

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.

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

West Burke Public Library
135 Main Street
PO Box 243
West Burke, VT 05871
Phone: (802) 467-3328
Website: http://www.burkevermont.org/library-west-burke.php

References

Adjacent towns: