Burke County, Georgia History & Biographies

by Rev. George White
17 Total Pages, 8.5"x11", Full Name Index, Softcover, GA-0108, $4.50

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Originally published in Memoirs of Georgia (1895) and Historical Collection of Georgia (1854), this reprint contains a brief history of Burke County followed by pioneer biographies.

Included in many of the biographies are tidbits about the pioneer's character, military service, marriage, children, death, and political affiliation. A 'must-have' for any Burke researcher.


( Example from the Campbell County, Georgia reprint. )

Thomas J. BULLARD, merchant and farmer, Palmetto, Campbell County, GA., is the son of Thomas and Susan A. BULLARD. His father was a native of Chatham County, NC where he was born in 1819 ... ((more info)) .... He died on the old homestead at Campbellton GA in 1876. He was twice married, first to Miss Ann BEARD, who died in 1844, the mother of three children: William, a planter of Putnam County; ((continues with children's names, birth dates, etc.)) ... His marriage was solemnized Jan 3, 1867 ... She is a lady of superior culture and refinement, and as an earnest and devoted Christian lady has done much to add to her husband's success ....

Surnames Included in this Publication

* After the surname indicates over 5 DIFFERENT first names are listed under the surname.
** After the surname indicates over 10 DIFFERENT first names are listed under the surname.

Allday, Anderson, Ashbury

Barrou, Barrow, Berryhill, Blaishard, Bledsoe, Brantley, Brodis & Crocker, Brown, Brumfield, Bryant, Buford, Burke, Burnsides, Buxton**

Cade, Calhoun, Callaway**, Callett, Calsom, Campbell, Carter, Catlett, Chandler, Cobb, Coursey, Couttan, Cox, Crawford, Crosland, Curton

Daniel, David, Davies, Davis, Dayle, Dent, Dickey, Dix, Dixon, Douglass, Douglis, Dunn, Dyke

Edwards, Evans

Feyer, Findlay, Flournoy, Forth, Francis, Frier, Fryar

Gartrell, Godbe, Godbee**, Golightly, Goodall, Gray, Greene, Greenway, Gresham, Grey,
Grey & Son

Hancock, Hankinson, Hardeman, Harris, Heath, Helveston, Henderson, Herrington*, Hill, Hobbs, Holcomb, Holmes, Howard, Howell, Hunt, Hurst*

Inman, Irwin, Iverson

Jackson, Johnson, Johnston, Jones**, Jordan, Justice

Kennedy, Kilbee, Kimbrell, Kitts

Lamb, Lasiter, Lawson*, Leslie, Lewis, Lively*, Logan, Lord, Love, Lovett

M'Elmurray, Martin*, Matthews, Miller, Mills, Milner, Moore

McBride, McCarroll, McCormick, McElmurray, McElmurray*, McGirth, McGomery


Odom, Oliver

Parrimore, Pennington, Pettycrew, Pugh

Rae, Raleigh, Ratten, Rawles, Reed, Reese, Roberts, Robinson, Rogers, Rollins*

Salter, Sapp, Scruggs, Seymour, Shand, Sharpe, Shewmake, Showmate, Slockumb, Stephens, Stregles, Stringer

Thomas*, Thompson, Tilley, Tillman, Toombs*, Tredwell, Twiggs


Walker, Ward, Warren, Watson, Watters, Wells, Whethers, White, Whitehead*, Williams*, Wimberly, Wright

Yarborough, Young

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