Proud Member of the Genealogy Trails Group
Hello and welcome to the
Genealogy Trails website for Burke County, Georgia.
is available for adoption.
Our goal at Genealogy Trails is
to help you track your ancestors through time and place by
transcribing genealogical and historical data and placing it
online for the free use of all researchers.
This is a continuation of our
original, Illinois Genealogy Trails History and Genealogy
Project and we are excited about this opportunity to expand
into other states. We welcome your feedback and comments, and
your data contributions.
If you think you might be
interested in joining our group, view our Volunteer
Page for further information and
instructions on signing up. We're looking for folks who share
our dedication to putting data online and are interested in
helping this project be as successful as it can be.
you have data that you would like to have posted on this
website, please contact
Any data we come across will be added
to this site.
We regret that we are unable to perform any
personal research for you.
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Burke is an original county of Georgia,
created February 5, 1777.
Originally organized as the Parish of St.
George, Burke County was named for English political writer, member
of the British Parliament and supporter of the colonies' interests,
The county seat is Waynesboro
the "Bird Dog Capital of the World," Waynesboro was named for
General Anthony "Mad Anthony" Wayne, a famous Revolutionary soldier.