Genealogy Projects tagged with Cook County on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Cook County, Illinois

    This project is for those who were born, lived, and died in Cook County, Illinois. ==Cook County is a county in the U.S. state of Illinois. It is the second-most populous county in the United States after Los Angeles County, California. As of 2015, the population was 5,238,216. Its county seat is Chicago, the largest city in Illinois and third-most populous city in the United States. More than ...

  • Chicago, Cook County, Illinois

    This project is for those who were born, lived, and died in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois .==The name "Chicago" is derived from a French rendering of the Native American word shikaakwa, known to botanists as Allium tricoccum, from the Miami-Illinois language. The first known reference to the site of the current city of Chicago as "Checagou" was by Robert de LaSalle around 1679 in a memoir.In t...

  • University of Chicago

    The University of Chicago ( UChicago ) is a private research university in Chicago, Illinois. Founded in 1890, its main campus is located in Chicago's Hyde Park neighborhood. In Fall 2021, it enrolled 18,452 students, including 7,559 undergraduates and 10,893 graduate students. The university is composed of an undergraduate college and five graduate research divisions, which contain all of the...

  • Illinois Institute of Technology

    Wikipedia =Illinois Institute of Technology, commonly called Illinois Tech or IIT, is a private Ph.D.-granting research university located in Chicago, in the U.S. state of Illinois, with programs in engineering, science, psychology, architecture, business, communications, industrial technology, information technology, design and law. It traces its history to several 19th century engineering and...

  • Cook County, Minnesota

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Cook County, Minnesota.= Official Website =The first inhabitants of this area were the Ojibwe people. The first non-indigenous people to see the area were French fur traders, a few of whom settled in the area (by the 1830s the French population of this area was a few dozen). In the 1830s, settlers began arriving from New England and f...

  • Lenox Cemetery, Lenox, Georgia

    This project is for those buried in Lenox Cemetery, Lenox, Cook County, Georgia. Find a Grave

  • Cook County, Georgia

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Cook County, Georgia.The constitutional amendment to create the county was proposed July 30, 1918, and ratified November 5, 1918. It is named for former Civil War general Philip Cook of the Confederate States Army. Adjacent Counties * Tift County * Berrien County * Lowndes County * Brooks County * Colquitt County Communities *Adel (Co...

  • Mt. Greenwood Cemetery, Chicago, Illinois

    This project is for those buried in Mt. Greenwood Cemetery, Chicago, Illinois. Mount Greenwood Cemetery was established in 1879 and the first burial was Apr 01, 1880. This cemetery is owned by the Mount Greenwood Cemetery Association, which is private stockholders. Find a Grave Interment.net Chicago Tribune Article - December 13, 2020 The Beverly Review Article - July 21, 2020 Hist...

  • Sunset Memorial Lawns, Northbrook, Illinois

    This project is for those buried in Sunset Memorial Lawns, Northbrook, Cook County, Illinois. Official Website Find a Grave Billion Graves

  • DePaul University

    Wikipedia =DePaul University is a private university in Chicago, Illinois. Founded by the Vincentians in 1898, the university takes its name from the 17th-century French priest Saint Vincent de Paul. In 1998, it became the largest Catholic university by enrollment in the United States. Following in the footsteps of its founders, DePaul places special emphasis on recruiting first-generation stud...

  • North Park University

    North Park University is a private Christian university in Chicago, Illinois. It was founded in 1891 by the Evangelical Covenant Church. It is located on Chicago's north side and enrolls more than 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Wikipedia

  • Northeastern Illinois University

    Wikipedia =Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU) is a public state university located in Chicago, Illinois. NEIU serves 10,000 students in the region and is a federally designated Hispanic Serving Institution. The main campus is located in the community area of North Park with three additional campuses in the metropolitan area. NEIU has one of the longest running free form community radio sta...

  • Roosevelt University

    Wikipedia Roosevelt University is a coeducational, private university with campuses in Chicago, Illinois and Schaumburg, Illinois. Founded in 1945, the university is named in honor of both former President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt. The university's curriculum is based on principles of social justice. The university enrolls around 7,000 students between its un...

  • Loyola University Chicago

    Wikipedia =Loyola University Chicago (often referred to as Loyola or LUC) is a private American Catholic university located in Chicago, Illinois. Founded in 1870 by the Jesuits, today Loyola is one of the largest Catholic universities in the nation and a major contributor to Chicago's economic and cultural capital. Loyola's professional schools have educated generations of local business and ci...

  • John Marshall Law School (Chicago)

    Wikipedia =The John Marshall Law School is a law school in Chicago, Illinois, that was founded in 1899 and accredited by the American Bar Association in 1951. The school was named for the influential nineteenth-century U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Marshall.The John Marshall Law School offers programs for both part-time and full-time students, with both day and night classes available, ...

  • Illinois College of Optometry

    Wikipedia =The Illinois College of Optometry (ICO) is a 4-year private optometry college located in the city of Chicago, Illinois. Graduating approximately 160 optometrists a year, it is the largest optometry college in the United States and is the oldest continually operating educational facility dedicated solely to the teaching of optometrists. The College complex incorporates more than 366,0...

  • Chicago State University

    Wikipedia =Chicago State University (CSU) is a state university of the U.S. state of Illinois, located in Chicago. The University is a member-school of Thurgood Marshall College Fund. Notable Alumni

  • Chicago-Kent College of Law

    Wikipedia =Chicago-Kent College of Law is a law school affiliated with Illinois Institute of Technology. It is the second oldest law school in the state of Illinois. Its trial advocacy program is ranked in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report as the fourth best program in the country. According to Chicago-Kent's 2014 American Bar Association-required disclosures, 85% of the 2014 class secured a p...

  • Shalom Memorial Park, Arlington Heights, Illinois

    This project is for those buried in Shalom Memorial Park, Arlington Heights, Cook County, Illinois. Notable Interments Albert Louis Dvorin (1922-2004) - Concert Announcer Robert Mazer (1923-2013) - Industrialist, Philanthropist, Chicago White Sox Owner Harold Ramis (1944-2014) - Actor, Screenwriter, Director Links Official Website Find a Grave

  • Forest Home Cemetery,Forest Park, Cook County, Illinois, 60130 USA

    Forest Home Cemetery,Forest Park, Cook County, Illinois, 60130 USA: Waldheim Cemetery, previously known as Waldheim Cemetery, was originally founded in 1873 as a non-religion-specific cemetery, where Freemasons, Romani, and German-speaking immigrants to Chicago could be buried without regard for religious affiliation. In 1969 it merged with the adjacent Forest Home Cemetery, also founded in 187...

  • Jews of Chicago

    This is an umbrella project for all projects related to Jews from Chicago. Jews came to Chicago from virtually every country in Europe and the Middle East, but especially from Germany and Eastern Europe. Unlike most other immigrant groups, Jews left the Old Country with no thoughts of ever returning to lands where so many had experienced poverty, discrimination, and even sporadic massacres. J...

  • Eestlased Chicagos - Chicago Estonians

    Siia projekti kogume kõik eestlased kes on Chicagos või selle ümbruses elanud mõnda aega, tegutsenud eesti organisatsioonides ja osalenud eestipärastel üritustel. Nende hulgas:Chicago Eesti Maja (Estonian House of Chicago)Chicago Eesti SeltsPõhja Illinois Eestlaste KoondisEELK Chicago Esimene KogudusEELK Chicago Pauluse KogudusKesk - Lääne Eesti Noorte Koondis (KLENK)Chicago Eesti SegakoorPõhja...

  • Restvale Cemetery,Alsip, Cook County, Illinois, 60803 USA

    Restvale Cemetery, Alsip, Cook County, Illinois, 60803 USA: Find a Grave This cemetery is located in Alsip, Worth Township, Cook County, Illinois

  • Our Lady of Angels School Fire

    Our Lady of the Angels was an elementary school consisting of kindergarten through eighth grade. It was located at 909 North Avers Avenue in the Humboldt Park area of Chicago's West Side, on the northeast corner of West Iowa Street and North Avers Avenue (some sources describe the school as "in Austin"). The neighborhood had originally been heavily Irish-American, but gradually developed in the...

  • National Radio Hall of Fame

    National Radio Hall of Fame=The National Radio Hall of Fame is a project of Bruce DuMont, CEO of the Museum of Broadcast Communications, and is described as a museum dedicated to recognizing those who have contributed to the development of the radio medium throughout its history in the United States. The Hall of Fame is slated to be housed in a wing of the Museum of Broadcast Communications bui...

  • Hull House

    House was a settlement house in the United States that was co-founded in 1889 by Jane Addams and Ellen Gates Starr. Located on the Near West Side of Chicago, Illinois, Hull House (named after the original house's first owner Charles Jerald Hull) opened to recently arrived European immigrants. By 1911, Hull House had grown to 13 buildings. In 1912 the Hull House complex was completed with the ad...

  • Oak Woods Cemetery

    Oak Woods Cemetery is located in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. It is a private cemetery owned and operated by Dignity Corporation, and is not affiliated with any church denomination. It is one of the more significant historic cemeteries on Chicago's south side with burial sites of renowned figures like Mayor Harold Washington, civil rights activist Ida B. Wells, and Olympian Jesse Owens. The ...

  • Economic Thought - Chicago School

    < BACK =====.* Gary Becker * Eugene Fama * Milton Friedman (1912-2006)* James Heckman * Frank H. Knight * Robert Lucas, Jr .* Harry Markowitz * Merton Miller * Edward C. Prescott * Myron Scholes * George Stigler * Jacob Viner

  • Mount Hope Cemetery, Elgin, Illinois

    This project is for those interred in the Mount Hope Cemetery, Elgin, Cook County, Illinois.The cemetery is located on 1001 Villa Street. Links Find a Grave Billion Graves