A pictorial look at life through the years in Burke County, Georgia.
Author: Lainey M. McDaniel
Publisher: America Through Time
Within the next few years they were to arrive in Carroll County , Georgia , but not
before a spending a short time in Tennessee . ... May 21 , 1836 to suppress the
Indians during the Creek War of 1836 . ... Died , circa 1845 , in Burke Co. , NC .
Author: Raymond Carl Whisnant
And when slavery was abolished, Burke's economy collapsed. In recent years,
many counties across North Carolina and the South have made an effort to
recover the history of the region's largest historical minority. To do otherwise
Author: Christopher Hunt Robertson, M.Ed.
Publisher: Christopher Hunt Robertson, M.Ed.
David Vance and private Robert Henry were among the first now known who
came from Burke County across the Blue Ridge to settle in what later became
Buncombe County . At the same time , Gen . Charles McDowell entered large
tracts on ...
Author: Sadie Smathers Patton
Category: Henderson County (N.C.)
Burke County was heavily damaged during the war , and the economy was
disrupted . Since Reconstruction , plantations have ... The greatest snow depth at
any one time during the period of record was 2 inches . On the average , there
are no ...
Author: Herschel Leverne Paulk
Category: Soil surveys
The Burke county area today bears the mark of Catawbans . Ralph T . Shell
explains this remark in the following article entitled “ Catawbans Founded
Communities in Burke County . ” " By the time some pioneers were hacking out
Author: Catawba County Historical Association
Category: Catawba County (N.C.)
The Burke County Public Schools Board of Education may, by ordinance, set
aside spaces in designated parking areas or facilities in which motor vehicles
may be parked for specified periods of time. To regulate parking in such spaces,
While at Cornell , Professor Hillhouse produced a teaching guide to Burke
County ' s history in cooperation with his sister , Nell Hillhouse Baldwin . Since
his retirement in 1968 , he has written several books and articles on Burke
Category: Atlanta (Ga.)
wide back of its outcrop, which extends about 20 miles in Burke County, it is
under relatively light cover* In large parts of ... strip mines□ The total all-time
production of Burke County through 1950 is reported as 8, 730, 000 tons* Nearly
half of ...
He then retreated to Tennessee upon Ripshin Ridge , and was followed by the
Burke County Home Guard , which ... At that time there was no out1 , 1971 , issue
of THE STATE asserting sided in Morganton for 25 years be - door lighting ...
Category: North Carolina
With Sketches of Prominent Families John Preston Arthur ... born May 9, 1835,
relating that Braswell lived on Lower Creek in Burke County, and hunted through
the country lying between that locality and Black Mountain, in what is now
Author: John Preston Arthur
Horace Greeley Halliburton spent his early years on a farm in McDowell County ,
North Carolina . He moved with his father's family to Burke County , North
Carolina and spent the remainder of his life at Morganton . In early life Horace
That it shall be the duty of the board of County Burke County commissioners of
Burke County to install an up - to - date and commi ... to of Burke County to keep
and maintain all the records and keep all records accounts necessary and
required by law , showing the financial ... the right and authority to elect some
member ger authorized . of its body as a whole time manager of the affairs of
Burke County .
Author: North Carolina
Category: Session laws
Author: B. Rondal Mull
Category: North Carolina
... of GA , Burke Co . : 20 May 1833 , HENRY TURNER appeared before Inferior
Court , Court of Ordinary , as a resident of Burke Co . , and declared that he was
drafted in 1776 under Capt . ... GA ; marched through SC , was a short time in GA
He acquired a good Eng . Albert ; Anna , who died in 1886 ; Joseph Benjamin ;
lish education and married in Burke County , his and Lessie May . wife having
come from North Carolina to Georgia with her parents . After their marriage they ...
Author: Albert Burton Moore
He was born on a farm in Burke county , March 7 , 1875 , and is a son of Job A .
and Annie L . ( Lasseter ) Gresham , both of whom were ... Job A . Gresham has
been identified with agricultural pursuits throughout his active career and is a
veteran of the Confederate ... as the Burke light infantry , in the First Regiment of
the Georgia state troops , being a second lieutenant in the same at the present
Author: Allen Daniel Candler
Discusses the types of work done by female slaves on the rice and long staple
cotton plantations of Glynn County , Georgia ... One - and Two - Room Schools
Influenced the Lives of African Americans in Burke County , Georgia , 1930 -
GEORGE C . THOMAS Judge Thomas is a native Georgian ; he was born in
Burke County October 20 , 1850 , a son of ... From 1886 to 1889 he served as
Circuit Judge of the Oconee Circuit , and during that time presided over some
Author: Hugh J. Rowe
Category: Athens (Ga.)