Genealogy Projects tagged with Chaves County on the Geni Family Tree

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  • General Douglas L. McBride Roswell Veterans Cemetery, Roswell, New Mexico

    The cemetery was dedicated and officially opened July 4, 2014. The 20-acre cemetery is located adjacent to the city's South Park Cemetery. It is named after the longtime resident and civic leader of the city who served 37-years on active-duty and in the reserves with the U.S. Army. General McBride saw WWII combat action in Italy. The city-owned facility was made possible by the donation of 20...

  • New Mexico Military Institute

    Wikipedia =New Mexico Military Institute (N.M.M.I.) is a state-supported educational institution located in Roswell, New Mexico, United States. One of five military junior colleges in the United States, it is the only state-supported military college located in the western United States. NMMI includes a college preparatory four-year high school and a two-year junior college. Students who attend...

  • Chaves County, New Mexico

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Chaves County, New Mexico. Wikipedia Chaves County was named for Colonel Jose Francisco Chaves, a military leader here during the U.S. Civil War and later in Navajo campaigns. Created by Territorial Legislature, February 25, 1889, out of land from the county of Lincoln. Adjacent Counties De Baca County Roosevelt County Le...

  • South Park Cemetery, Roswell, New Mexico

    South Park Cemetery was founded in 1883 by a territorial grant and is an entity of the City of Roswell [Chaves County]. The cemetery consists of 210 acres of which 120 acres is presently in use with internments of more than 30,000. The office is located on the main road of the cemetery by the large garrison flag pole. City of Roswell Website Find a Grave Genealogy Trails

  • Eastern New Mexico University

    Wikipedia =Eastern New Mexico University (abbreviated ENMU), frequently called Eastern is a state university in Portales, Roosevelt County, New Mexico, United States. It is the most recently founded state university in New Mexico (legislated in 1927, opened in 1934).ENMU's main campus is located in Portales and there are also two degree-granting branches, at Ruidoso and Roswell. Notable Alumni