Location: Burke County NC

Herman John Crouch

1st Class Seaman, Navy; of Burke County; son of W. P. and Mary Crouch. Entered service June 2, 1918, at Morganton, N.C. Sent to St. Helena, Va. Sent to U. S. S. “Naiwa;” transferred U. S. S. “Powhatan,” made two trips overseas. Mustered out at Naval Base, Hampton Roads, Sept. 15,...

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Where was Hernando de Soto’s Guaxale?

Guaxale was a Native American village visited by the Hernando de Soto Expedition in late spring of 1541. De Soto and his small army of conquistadors explored what was to become the Southeastern United States between the years 1539 and 1543. Despite the fact that de Soto’s men only visited Guaxale briefly, and the village was not large, it’s location has been a major focus for scholars, studying the earliest Spanish explorers. In North Carolina one suggested location of Guaxale has even been a key element of tourism promotion.

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Burke County, North Carolina Cemetery Transcriptions

North Carolina Cemetery records are listed by county then name of cemetery within the North Carolina county. Most of these are complete indices at the time of transcription, however, in some cases we list the listing when it is only a partial listing. Following Cemeteries (hosted at Burke County, North Carolina Tombstone Transcription Project) Bethel United Methodist Cemetery Buff Cemetery Chapman Cemetery Dentons Chapel Methodist Cemetery Gibbs Chapel Wesleyan Church Cemetery Gilboa Methodist Cemetery Glen Alpine United Methodist Church Cemetery Hildebrand Cemetery Jehovah’s Witness Cemetery Mission AME Church Cemetery Missionary Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery Mt. Gilead Baptist Cemetery Oak Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery Obeth Cemetery Obeth Cemetery Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery Pleasant Hill Baptist Cemetery Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery Quaker Meadows Presbyterian Church Cemetery Rain Hill Wesleyan Church Cemetery Rock Church Cemetery Salem Methodist Church Cemetery Silver Creek Baptist Church Cemetery Swink Cemetery Walker Top Baptist Church Cemetery Zion Hill Baptist Church Cemetery...

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