BURKE COUNTY

Established in 1777 from Rowan County.
Many court records and most land records burned by Federal troops in 1865.

                          ORIGINAL RECORDS

BONDS
	Apprentice Bonds and Records, 1784-1908; 1 volume, 1 Fibredex box.
	Bastardy Bonds and Records, 1777-1899; 1 volume, 3 Fibredex boxes.
	Constables' Bonds and Records, 1782-1875, 1892; 2 Fibredex boxes.
	Officials' Bonds and Records, 1778-1949; 1 Fibredex box.
COURT RECORDS
	County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions
		Minutes, 1791-1868; 13 volumes.
		Execution Dockets, 1837-1840, 1843-1855; 3 volumes.
		Trial and Appearance Dockets, 1792-1857; 5 volumes.
	Superior Court
		Minutes, 1830-1857, 1866-1907; 15 volumes.
		Equity Trial and Appearance Docket, 1866-1868; [See Special 
			Proceedings, 1870-1876].
		Execution Dockets, 1824-1856; 8 volumes.
		Judgment Dockets, 1878-1895, 1917-1926; 4 volumes.
		Presentment Dockets, 1879-1912; 3 volumes.
		State Dockets, 1830-1851, 1866-1879; 3 volumes.
		Trial, Appearance and Reference Dockets, 1830-1859; 4 volumes.
		Civil Action Papers, 1755-1905; 14 Fibredex boxes.
		Civil Action Papers Concerning Land, 1779-1927; 5 Fibredex boxes.
		Criminal Action Papers, 1779-1921; 21 Fibredex boxes.
		Supplementary Proceedings, 1871-1876; 1 volume.
	Western District Criminal Court
		Minutes, 1899-1900; 1 volume.
		Criminal Issues Docket, 1899-1900; 1 volume.
		Judgment Docket, 1899-1900; 1 volume.
		Half Fee Docket, 1899-1900; 1 volume.
LAND RECORDS
	Deeds of Sale, 1805-1928; 1 Fibredex box.
	Miscellaneous Deeds, 1772-1919; 1 Fibredex box.
	Ejectments, 1784-1868; 1 Fibredex box.
	Land Entries, 1770-1909; 1 volume, 1 Fibredex box.
	Levies on Land for Taxes, 1875-1888; 1 volume.
	Petitions for Partition, 1870-1910; 1 Fibredex box.
ESTATES RECORDS
	Record of Estates, 1832-1845, 1865-1868; 3 volumes.
	Record of Accounts, 1868-1900; 2 volumes.
	Administrators' Bonds, 1868-1896; 3 volumes.
	Appointment of Administrators, Executors, Guardians and Masters, 1868-
		1898; 1 volume.
	Estates Records, 1776-1934; 62 Fibredex boxes.
	Guardians' Records, 1785-1933; 6 Fibredex boxes.
	Guardians' Bonds, 1870-1896; 2 volumes.
	Inventories and Accounts of Sale, 1880-1899; 1 volume.
	Record of Settlements, 1869-1899; 1 volume.
	Clerk's Receipt Docket (Estates), 1896-1916; 1 volume.
	Index to Estates, 1868-1887; 1 volume.
MARRIAGE, DIVORCE AND VITAL STATISTICS
	Marriage Bonds, 1780-1868; 4 Fibredex boxes.
	Marriage Certificates, 1865-1867. SEE Court Records, County Court of Pleas 
		and Quarter Sessions, Minutes, 1865.
	Divorce Records, 1828-1911; 3 Fibredex boxes.
TAX AND FISCAL RECORDS
	Tax Records, 1782-1894; 3 Fibredex boxes.
WILLS
	Wills, 1790-1905; 1 Fibredex box.
MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS
	Alien Registration, 1927-1940; 1 volume.
	Declarations of Citizenship, 1911-1928; 1 volume.
	Petitions for Naturalization, 1919-1930; 2 volumes.
	Record of Elections, 1896-1908; 1 volume.
	Election Records, 1806-1931; 3 Fibredex boxes.
	Record of Justices of the Peace, Magistrates and Notaries Public, 1923-1953;
		3 volumes.
	Lunacy Records, 1899-1917; 1 volume.
	Confederate Oaths, 1865; 1 volume.
	Record of Confederate Pensions, 1885-1901; 2 volumes.
	Orders and Decrees, 1868-1923; 2 volumes.
	Special Proceedings, 1870-1901; 7 volumes.
	Road Records, 1787-1897; 5 Fibredex boxes.
	Miscellaneous Records, 1776-1949; 4 Fibredex boxes.
	Records of Assignees and Trustees, 1783-1905; 1 Fibredex box.
CRX
	Estate, 1853; 1 folder.
	Deed, 1800; 1 folder.
	Will, no date; 1 folder.
	Land Grant, 1801, 1885; 1 folder.
	Miscellaneous Records, 1777-1917; 1 Fibredex box.

                         MICROFILM RECORDS

BONDS
	Apprentice Bonds, 1868-1907; 1 reel.
	Bastardy Bonds, 1868-1879; 1 reel.
CORPORATIONS AND PARTNERSHIPS
	Record of Corporations, 1886-1963; 2 reels.
	Record of Partnerships, 1944-1963; 1 reel.
COURT RECORDS
	County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions
		Minutes, 1791-1834, 1841-1849, 1865-1868; 4 reels.
		Execution Dockets, 1837-1855; 1 reel.
	Superior Court
		Minutes, 1830-1857, 1866-1966; 18 reels.
		Minutes, Criminal, 1938-1943; Papers of Frances Silver Trial, 1832;
			1 reel.
		Judgment Dockets, 1885-1895; 1 reel.
		Cross Index to Judgments, 1897-1962; 2 reels.
		State Dockets, 1830-1851; 1 reel.
	Western District Criminal Court
		Minutes, 1899-1900; 1 reel.
		Judgment Dockets, 1899-1900; 2 reels.
ELECTION RECORDS
	Record of Elections, 1880-1970; 1 reel.
ESTATES RECORDS
	Record of Accounts, 1896-1916; 1 reel.
	Record of Annual Accounts, 1868-1963; 6 reels.
	Administrators' Bonds, 1868-1896; 1 reel.
	Appointment of Administrators, Executors and Guardians, 1868-1898; 1 reel.
	Record of Administrators, 1897-1963; 6 reels.
	Record of Executors and Guardians, 1897-1916; 1 reel.
	Record of Executors, 1915-1959; 1 reel.
	Record of Guardians, 1913-1963; 3 reels.
	Record of Money Paid by Administrators, Executors and Guardians, 1916-
		1962; 1 reel.
	Inheritance Tax Records, 1924-1963; 1 reel.
	Record of Inventories and Sales of Estates, 1832-1963; 5 reels.
	Record of Settlements, 1869-1963; 6 reels.
LAND RECORDS
	Record of Deeds, 1865-1960; 141 reels.
	Index to Real Estate Conveyances, Grantor, 1865-1965; 9 reels.
	Index to Real Estate Conveyances, Grantee, 1865-1965; 8 reels.
	Land Entries, 1778-1795, 1833-1900, 1913-1945; 3 reels.
	Record of Surveys, 1905-1935; 1 reel.
	Levies on Land for Taxes, 1867-1888, 1931-1941; 2 reels.
	Plat Books, 1922-1980; 4 reels.
	Record of Resale by Trustees and Mortgagees, 1932-1952; 1 reel.
MARRIAGE, DIVORCE AND VITAL STATISTICS
	Marriage Bonds, 1777-1868; 3 reels.
	Marriage Registers, 1867-1980; 2 reels.
	Index to Births, 1913-1978; 4 reels.
	Index to Deaths, 1913-1978; 2 reels.
MILITARY AND PENSION RECORDS
	Record of Armed Forces Discharges, 1918-1980; 10 reels.
	Index to Armed Forces Discharges, 1918-1980; 1 reel.
MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS
	Record of Inquisition of Lunacy, 1899-1959; 2 reels.
	Orders and Decrees, 1868-1923, 1935; 1 reel.
	Special Proceedings, 1868-1885; Trial and Appearance Docket, Superior 
		Court, 1866-1868; 1 reel.
	Special Proceedings, 1884-1954; 11 reels.
	Index to Special Proceedings, 1866-1980; 4 reels.
OFFICIALS, COUNTY
	Minutes, Board of County Commissioners, 1871-1882, 1892-1959; 5 reels.
	Minutes, County Board of Health, 1937-1949; 1 reel.
SCHOOL RECORDS
	Minutes, County Board of Education, 1885-1948; 1 reel.
WILLS
	Record of Wills, 1793-1963; 5 reels.
	Index to Wills, 1863-1954; 1 reel.

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