Genealogy Projects tagged with Chatham County on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Bonaventure Cemetery

    Wikipedia ==Bonaventure Cemetery=Bonaventure Cemetery is a public cemetery located on a scenic bluff of the Wilmington River, east of Savannah, Georgia. The cemetery became famous when it was featured in the 1994 novel Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt, and in the movie, directed by Clint Eastwood, based on the book. It is the largest of the city's municipal cemeteries, co...

  • Savannah, Georgia

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Savannah, Georgia. Savannah is the county seat of Chatham County. It was the British Colonial capital of the Province of Georgia and formerly, the first state capital of Georgia. Official Website Savannah (/səˈvænə/ sə-VAN-ə) is the oldest city in the U.S. state of Georgia and is the county seat of Chatham County. Established in 1...

  • Chatham County, Georgia

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Chatham County, Georgia.= Official Website = History One of the original counties of Georgia, Chatham County was created February 5, 1777, and is named after William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham. it was formed out of Christ Church Parish and St. Phillip Parish.Although Georgia was originally planned as a colony with no slaves, Savannah a...

  • Chatham County, North Carolina

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Chatham County, North Carolina.= Official Website = History Some of the first European settlers of what would become the county were English Quakers, who settled along the Haw and Eno rivers. The county was formed in 1771 from Orange County. It had been named in 1758 for William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham, who served as British Prime ...

  • Rocky River Friends Cemetery, Siler City, North Carolina

    This project is for those buried in Rocky River Friends Cemetery, Siler City, Chatham County, North Carolina. The Rocky River Friends Meeting was established by Quakers in the Rocky River area near Siler City in 1753. It was an organized worship service that took place on Wednesdays. The first meetings were probably held in a log cabin until a better building was built. Before 1753, services w...

  • Savannah College of Art and Design

    Wikipedia Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), is a private, nonprofit, accredited university with locations in Savannah, Georgia; Atlanta, Georgia; Hong Kong; and Lacoste, France. Founded in 1978 to provide degrees in programs not yet offered in the southeast, the university now operates two locations in Georgia, a degree-granting location in Hong Kong, a degree-granting online educati...

  • Savannah State University

    Wikipedia Savannah State University is a four-year, state-supported, historically black university (HBCU) located in Savannah, Georgia, United States. It is the oldest public historically black university in the state. Savannah State University's mission statement is "to graduate students who are prepared to perform at higher levels of economic productivity, social responsibility, and excellen...

  • Georgia Tech

    Wikipedia ==Georgia Tech=The Georgia Institute of Technology (commonly referred to as Georgia Tech, Tech, or GT) is a public research university in Atlanta, Georgia, in the United States. It is a part of the University System of Georgia and has satellite campuses in Savannah, Georgia; Metz, France; Athlone, Ireland; Shanghai, China; and Singapore.The educational institution was founded in 1885 ...

  • Armstrong State University

    Wikipedia =Georgia Southern University–Armstrong Campus, formerly Armstrong State University, is a satellite campus of the four-year Georgia Southern University, a public university. Occupying a 268-acre (1.08 km2) area on the residential southside of Savannah, Georgia, United States, the school became one of three campuses of Georgia Southern University in 2018. The university's flagship campu...

  • Rives Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery, Siler City, North Carolina

    This project is for those buried in Rives Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery, Siler City, Chatham County, North Carolina. Find a Grave NC GenWeb

  • Mount Vernon UMC Cemetery, Siler City, North Carolina

    This project is for those who are buried in Mount Vernon UMC Cemetery, Siler City, Chatham County, North Carolina. Location: Hadley Township. Near Silk Hope Crossroads, on west side of SR 1504, Mt. Vernon--Hickory Mountain Road, 0.2 mile south of SR 1346, Silk Hope--Gum Springs Road. The church is believed to have been organized as early as 1832. On 19 July 1832, Joseph John 'Chatham Jack' Al...

  • Old Jewish Burial Ground, Savannah, Georgia

    This project is for those buried in the Old Jewish Burial Ground in Savannah, Georgia.The cemetery is also known as the Mordecai Sheftall Cemetery , Jewish Community Cemetery , Jewish Cemetery Memorial and Sheftall Cemetery . It is located on Cohen and Spruce Streets and the cemetery is locked most of the time.From the historical marker:Established by Mordecai Sheftall on August 2, 1773 from la...

  • Laurel Grove Cemetery

    Wikipedia =Laurel Grove Cemetery is a cemetery located in midtown Savannah, Georgia. It includes the original cemetery for whites (now known as Laurel Grove North) and a companion burial ground (called Laurel Grove South) that was reserved for slaves and free people of color. The original cemetery has countless graves of many of Savannah's Confederate veterans of the American Civil War. Laurel ...

  • Siege of Fort Pulaski (April 1862), US Civil War

    The Siege of Fort Pulaski (or the Siege and Reduction of Fort Pulaski) concluded with the Battle of Fort Pulaski fought April 10–11, 1862, during the American Civil War. Union forces on Tybee Island and naval operations conducted a 112-day siege, then captured the Confederate-held Fort Pulaski after a 30-hour bombardment. The siege and battle are important for innovative use of rifled guns whic...