Genealogy Projects tagged with Revolutionary War on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Continental Navy 1775 - 1785

    This project is intended for all of those that served in the United States Continental Navy. The Continental Navy was the navy of the United States during the American Revolutionary War, and was formed in 1775. Through the efforts of the Continental Navy's patron, John Adams, and vigorous Congressional support in the face of stiff opposition, the fleet cumulatively became relatively substanti...

  • Sons of Liberty

    The Sons of Liberty was a secret organization of landowners in the 13 American colonies. The society was formed to protect the rights of colonists and to fight taxation by the British government. Their motto was "No taxation without representation." Although others were used, in 1767 the Sons of Liberty adopted a flag called the rebellious stripes flag with 5 red and 4 white vertical stripes. ...

  • American Revolutionary War, Maryland 400

    List of Known Maryland 400 Soldiers On Aug. 27, 1776, the first major battle of the Revolutionary War was fought at Brooklyn, N.Y. Known as the Battle of Brooklyn or the Battle of Long Island, it was where Maryland would earn her nickname ‘‘The Old Line State.” Few are aware that the war could have ended that day had it not been for the ‘‘Maryland 400 ...

  • Georgia Revolutionary War Patriots

    This project is for Revolutionary War soldiers and patriots who primarily fought elsewhere and settled in Georgia after the war. Columbia County (Columbia County was created from Richmond County on December 10th, 1790. Columbia is Georgia’s 12th county and from her original boundaries were formed parts of Warren and McDuffie counties.) Captain Thomas [Addison] Cobb (1722-1832), a...