Genealogy Projects tagged with Cumberland County on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Cumberland County, Pennsylvania

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. Official Website Cumberland County was first settled by a majority of Scots-Irish immigrants who arrived in this area about 1730. English and German settlers constituted about ten percent of the early population. The General Assembly (legislature) of the Pennsylvania colony on January 27, 1750, ...

  • Dickinson College

    Wikipedia Dickinson College Dickinson College is a private, residential liberal arts college in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, United States. Founded in 1773 as Carlisle Grammar School, Dickinson was chartered September 9, 1783, six days after the signing of the Treaty of Paris, making it the first college to be founded after the formation of the United States. Dickinson was founded by Benjamin ...

  • Cumberland County, Maine

    This project is part of the State of Maine Portal . Cumberland County, Maine is a county in the southwestern part of the state. As of the 2010 census, the population was 281,674, making it the most populous county in Maine. Its county seat is Portland. Cumberland County was founded in 1760 from a portion of York County, Massachusetts and named for William, Duke of Cumberland, a son of...

  • Cumberland County, North Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Cumberland County, North Carolina. Official Website The county was formed in 1754 from Bladen County. It was named for Prince William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland (1721-1765), captain-general of the British army and victorious commander at the Battle of Culloden. In 1771 parts of Cumberland County, Johnston County, and Orange Co...

  • Husson University

    Wikipedia Husson University is a private university located in Bangor, Maine, offering undergraduate and graduate degrees. It has a total enrollment of approximately 3,500 students, including 750 graduate students. Husson University is the only university in Bangor, Maine. With campuses in Westbrook and Presque Isle, it has the largest physical footprint of any private university in the sta...

  • Early Families of Fenwick's Colony / Cumberland County, New Jersey

    The earliest permanent settlements in Cumberland County were along the Cohansey River. Between 1680 and 1700, settlers had begun to carve out of the South Jersey wilderness a home for themselves and their families. Meaningful permanent settlement in what is now called Cumberland County dates from 1675 when John Fenwick purchased his tenth of West New Jersey from Lord John Berkeley . Fenwick e...

  • Cumberland County, Virginia, USA

    Official Web Site This project is a table of contents for all projects relating to this County of Virginia. Please feel free to add profiles of anyone who was born, lived or died in this county.

  • Bowdoin College

    Wikipedia Bowdoin College Bowdoin College /ˈboʊdɨn/ is a private liberal arts college located in the coastal Maine town of Brunswick. Founded in 1794, the college enrolls 1,839 students and has been coeducational since 1971. Bowdoin offers 33 majors and 4 additional minors, and has a student-faculty ratio of 9:1. Famous alumni include Nathaniel Hawthorne, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Frankli...

  • Cumberland County, Illinois

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Cumberland County, Illinois. Official Website Cumberland County was created on March 2, 1843, from parts of Coles County. It is named for the National Road (Cumberland Road), which was projected to run through it. Adjacent Counties Coles County Clark County Jasper County Shelby County Effingham County Cities, Vil...

  • Fayetteville State University

    Wikipedia Fayetteville State University (FSU) is a historically black, regional university in Fayetteville, North Carolina, United States. FSU is part of the University of North Carolina System and the Thurgood Marshall College Fund. Notable Alumni

  • Cumberland County, New Jersey

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Cumberland County, New Jersey. Official Website Cumberland County is named for Prince William, Duke of Cumberland. The county was formally created from portions of Salem County as of January 19, 1748. Adjacent Counties Atlantic County Gloucester County Cape May County Kent County, Delaware Salem County Municipali...

  • Cumberland County, Tennessee

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Cumberland County, Tennessee. Official Website History Cumberland County was formed in 1856 from parts of several other counties. During the Civil War, the county was nearly evenly split between those supporting the Union and those supporting the Confederacy. In 1787, the North Carolina legislature ordered widening and improve...

  • Cumberland County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Cumberland County, Kentucky. Official Website Cumberland County was created in 1798 from land given by Green County. It was named for the Cumberland River. In 1829, the first oil well in the United States was dug three miles north of Burkesville. However, it is usually not recognized as such because the drillers were looking for s...

  • The Hegira School Kentucky Research

    This project is to add and find the peoples from The Hegira School 1917-18 school picture on Geni and information about the school. Albert Norris 1905-1987 Alma Nation Crawley 1909-1991 Arco Burns 1910-1994 Arrie Sherrill Bercie McClusky Bernice Burns Bessie Thomas Beulah Nation 1914-2002 Bonnie Wright Bud Groce Buford Anderson Charley Thrasher Charley Tracy Ferguson ...