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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>Burke, Vermont - http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vermont/CaledoniaBurke.html</ref>&nbsp;&nbsp; <br>  
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Danville was charatered on October 31, 1786 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 Danville, Vermont - http://www.virtualvermont.com/towns/danville.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>  ===
  
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vtcbarne/burke.htm Burke, Vermont USGenWeb Page]<br>  
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[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vtcbarne/danville.htm Danville, Vermont USGenWeb Page]<br>  
  
 
=== Town Histories<br>  ===
 
=== Town Histories<br>  ===
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=== Probate Records<br>  ===
 
=== Probate Records<br>  ===
  
The probate district for Burke is Caledonia<br>Caledonia Probate Division<br>1126 Main St, Ste 1 <br>St Johnsbury, VT 05819<br>Phone: (802) 748-6605<br>  
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The probate district for Danville is Caledonia<br>Caledonia Probate Division<br>1126 Main St, Ste 1 <br>St Johnsbury, VT 05819<br>Phone: (802) 748-6605<br>  
  
 
=== Church Records<br>  ===
 
=== Church Records<br>  ===
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=== Cemeteries  ===
 
=== 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 [http://www.nekg-vt.com/Cemeteries-of-VT/caledonia.htm#top link]. &nbsp;<br>  
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The following is a list of major cemeteries in present-day Danville. For location of all cemeteries, see Cemeteries of Vermont, Caledonia County, website at this [http://www.nekg-vt.com/Cemeteries-of-VT/caledonia.htm#top link]. &nbsp;<br>  
  
 
*Burke Green Cemetery - inscriptions at [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GScid=2234815 Find A Grave] site. <br>  
 
*Burke Green Cemetery - inscriptions at [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GScid=2234815 Find A Grave] site. <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>  
 
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>  ===
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=== 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/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].<br>  
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Town Clerk Vital and Town Records, 1747 -2001, can be found on FamilySearch (browse only images).<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/]  
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The Family History Library has microfilm of original records from the Danville 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].<br>
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Danville Town Clerk Office<br>36 U.S. 2<br>P.O. Box 183<br>Danville, VT 05828<br>Phone: (802) 684-3352<br>Email: danvtc36@yahoo.com<br>[http://www.burkevermont.org/ ]  
  
 
=== Newspapers<br>  ===
 
=== Newspapers<br>  ===
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East Burke Community Library<br>368 Vermont 114<br>PO Box 309<br>East Burke, VT 05832<br>Phone: (802) 626-9823<br>Website: [http://www.burkevermont.org/library-east-burke.php http://www.burkevermont.org/library-east-burke.php]<br>  
 
East Burke Community Library<br>368 Vermont 114<br>PO Box 309<br>East Burke, VT 05832<br>Phone: (802) 626-9823<br>Website: [http://www.burkevermont.org/library-east-burke.php http://www.burkevermont.org/library-east-burke.php]<br>  
  
West Burke Public Library<br>135 Main Street<br>PO Box 243<br>West Burke, VT 05871<br>Phone: (802) 467-3328<br>Website: [http://www.burkevermont.org/library-west-burke.php http://www.burkevermont.org/library-west-burke.php]<br>  
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Danville Historical Society<br>121 Hill St.<br>PO Box 274<br>Danville, VT 05828<br>Phone: (802) 684-2055<br>Website: [http://danvillevthistorical.org/ http://danvillevthistorical.org/]<br>  
  
 
=== References<br>  ===
 
=== References<br>  ===

Revision as of 14:27, 18 July 2014

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Brief History

Danville was charatered on October 31, 1786 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

Danville, 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 Danville 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 Danville. 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

Town Clerk Vital and Town Records, 1747 -2001, can be found on FamilySearch (browse only images).

The Family History Library has microfilm of original records from the Danville 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.

Danville Town Clerk Office
36 U.S. 2
P.O. Box 183
Danville, VT 05828
Phone: (802) 684-3352
Email: danvtc36@yahoo.com
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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

Danville Historical Society
121 Hill St.
PO Box 274
Danville, VT 05828
Phone: (802) 684-2055
Website: http://danvillevthistorical.org/

References

Adjacent towns: