Genealogy Projects tagged with Craighead County on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Jonesboro, Arkansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Jonesboro, Craighead County, Arkansas. Official Website At the time of European encounter, historic tribes included the Osage, the Caddo, and the Quapaw. The name of the state of Arkansas comes from the Quapaw language. French and Spanish traders and trappers had relations with these groups. After the United States acquired this t...

  • Arkansas State University

    Wikipedia Arkansas State University (also known as A-State) is a public university and is the flagship campus of the Arkansas State University System, the state's second largest college system and second largest university by enrollment. It is located atop 1,376 acres (5.6 km2) on Crowley's Ridge at Jonesboro, Arkansas, United States. The university marked its centennial year in 2009. Notabl...

  • Craighead County, Arkansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Craighead County, Arkansas. History Craighead County was part of the territory claimed for France on April 9, 1682 by René Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, who laid claim to all of the land drained by the Mississippi River and its tributaries. LaSalle's claim was named Louisiana in honor of Louis XIV, King of France. The Treat...