Burke County, North Dakota
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Burke County History


Created by the proclamation of Gov. John Burke, for whom it is named, on July 12, 1910, after a contested election and extensive litigation resulted in its separation from Ward County. Burke (1859-1937) was a politically successful Democrat in an essential Republican state who served three terms as Governor, 1907-1913, was Treasurer of the United States in the Woodrow Wilson administration and ended his career as justice of the state supreme court, 1924-37.   Government organized: July 15, 1910.

County Seat: Bowbells, 1910-present.
[source: E-referencedesk.com]

Cities and Unincorporated Communities

Bowbells ~ Columbus ~ Coteau ~ Flaxton ~ Larson ~ Lignite ~ Portal ~ Powers Lake


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Burke County Data

 

Birth Records

Census Records

Church Histories / Records

County Records

Death Records

Family Bibles and Records

Marriage Records

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Obituaries and Death Notices

School Records

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:
Sep 2016: obituaries for ACKERMAN, AURRATH, HOFFMAN, MILLER, BURROWS, SULLIVAN, LUCKMAN, BUSHENVILLE. Sicklist news:  GJERTSON, IHMELS, LUCY.  Miscellaneous news items for HUNTER, LARSON, MCCANN

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Surrounding Counties
Renville (east)
Ward (southeast)
Mountrail (south)
Williams (southwest)
Williams (southwest)
Divide (west)


Surrounding Rural Municipalities Located to the North in Saskatchewan, Canada:
Estevan No. 5
Coalfields No. 4
Village of North Portal
Enniskillen No. 3


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