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Location of Wilsons in Burke County

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Re: Location of Wilsons in Burke County

Posted: 20 Jan 2012 7:11AM GMT
Classification: Query
Bob wrote re his Wilson family in Burke County 1790s until the mid 1830s:
"I was abble to finally interpret from the writing on the edge of one census page that they were located in the ninth and tenth regiments (sometimes called companies as in the military terms). ... Can or will someone enlighten me how to find the locations on map of these reg/co.s or direct me to a sight that I might find those answers."

The boundaries of census districts were subject to change as the population grew. The North Carolina Room, Burke County Public Library, Morganton, can probably help a bit with geographic locations of the various districts. The library's website is Some years ago, the Burke County Genealogical Society Bulletin ran a series of tax list transcriptions and some of the transcriptions identified the geographic locations.


SubjectAuthorDate Posted
imacuzz1 20 Jan 2012 5:12AM GMT 
KathyGunterSu... 20 Jan 2012 2:11PM GMT 
joannelibera 20 Jan 2012 2:27PM GMT 
imacuzz1 20 Jan 2012 5:05PM GMT 
KathyGunterSu... 20 Jan 2012 6:29PM GMT 
imacuzz1 20 Jan 2012 7:02PM GMT 
KathyGunterSu... 20 Jan 2012 10:35PM GMT 
imacuzz1 22 Jan 2012 4:39PM GMT 
KathyGunterSu... 22 Jan 2012 5:52PM GMT 
imacuzz1 23 Jan 2012 4:51PM GMT 
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