Genealogy Projects tagged with Chester County on the Geni Family Tree

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  • New Garden Friends Cemetery, New Garden, Pennsylvania

    Please add profiles of those who are buried in New Garden Friends Cemetery, New Garden, Chester County, Pennsylvania. This Quaker cemetery, dating from 1715, is located in the Toughkenamon area, which is near Avondale and Kennett Square on 875 Newark Road. It has also been known as New Garden Friends Hicksite Cemetery and New Garden Friends Upper Cemetery . Find a Grave

  • Chester County, South Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Chester County, South Carolina. Official Website Chester County, South Carolina had its beginning in 1750 when the Scots-Irish from Pennsylvania and Virginia made their way into the area, settling on Rocky Creek and Fishing Creek. The County was originally part of Craven County, a large region which encompasses much of the Upcountr...

  • Chester County, Pennsylvania

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Chester County, Pennsylvania. Official Website History Philadelphia, Bucks, and Chester were the three Pennsylvania counties initially created by William Penn on August 24, 1682. At that time, Chester County's borders were Philadelphia County to the north, the ill-defined western edge of the colony (approximately the Susquehanna...

  • Chester County Pennsylvania History

    Many of my ancestors came from Scotland and England and Germany to settle in Chester County Pennsylvania. Most likely, they landed in Philadelphia and came up the Susquehanna River and settled in the lovely Chester County area. The Lenape Indian area, Swedes settled the area followed by the Dutch and William Penn, who had a fleet of ships that landed in Philadelphia. This history is presented i...

  • Chester County, Tennessee

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Chester County, Tennessee. Official Website Chester County was the last county formed in Tennessee, created by the General Assembly in 1875 from adjacent parts of neighboring Hardeman, Henderson, McNairy, and Madison counties. This land was used to create a county named Wisdom County, but "Wisdom County" was never organized, and in...