Genealogy Projects tagged with Davidson County on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Nashville, Tennessee

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Nashville, Tennessee.Nashville is the county seat of Davidson County and is the state capital.Named for Francis Nash, a general of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, the city was founded in 1779. The city grew quickly due to its strategic location as a port on the Cumberland River and, in the 19th century, a r...

  • Davidson County, Tennessee

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Davidson County, Tennessee. It contains the state capital of Tennessee, Nashville . History Davidson County is the oldest county in the 41-county region of Middle Tennessee. It dates to 1783, shortly after the end of the American Revolution, when the North Carolina legislature created the county and named it in honor of William Lee Da...

  • Nashville National Cemetery

    Wikipedia = Find a Grave Nashville National Cemetery is a United States National Cemetery located in Madison, a suburb of Nashville, in Davidson County, Tennessee. Administered by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, it encompasses 64.5 acres (26.1 ha), and as of the end of 2005, had 34,637 interments.

  • Woodlawn Memorial Park, Nashville, Tennessee

    Woodlawn Memorial Park Cemetery is located at 660 Thompson Lane in Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee. It is one of the largest cemeteries in Nashville. Among those interred or entombed in the cemetery, there are many prominent members of the country music genre and their families. It is also known as Woodlawn Memorial Park Cemetery is located at 660 Thompson Lane in Nashville, Tennessee. I...

  • Mount Olivet Cemetery, Nashville, Tennessee

    This project is for those buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Nashville, Tennessee. The Mount Olivet Cemetery was established by Adrian Van Sinderen Lindsley and John Buddeke in 1856. It was modelled after the Mount Auburn Cemetery. In the 1870s, a chapel designed in the Gothic Revival architectural style by Hugh Cathcart Thompson was built as an office. The Southern aristocracy was buried in a ...

  • Abbotts Creek Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery, Wallburg, North Carolina

    Abbotts Creek Missionary Baptist Church in Wallburg, Davidson County, North Carolina, was organized July 4, 1832. The current church building was erected 1926-27. From Hwy #109 just south of Wallburg, turn left on Wallburg-High Point Road; 2 miles to Mock Road, turn left; 3/4 mile to Abbotts Creek Church Road, turn right; 1/2 mile to the Missionary Baptist Church Building. The cemetery sits a...

  • Tennessee State University

    Wikipedia Tennessee State University (Tennessee State, Tenn State or TSU) is a public land-grant university located in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. Founded in 1912, it is the largest and only state-funded historically black university in Tennessee. It is a member-school of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund. Tennessee State University is a comprehensive urban institution offering 38 ba...

  • Vanderbilt University

    Wikipedia Vanderbilt University (also known informally as Vandy) is a private research university located in Nashville, Tennessee, founded in 1873. The university is named in honor of shipping and rail magnate "Commodore" Cornelius Vanderbilt, who provided the school its initial $1 million endowment despite having never been to the South. The Commodore hoped that his gift and the greater work...

  • University of Nashville

    University of Nashville was a private university in Nashville, Tennessee. It was established in 1826 as Cumberland College. It existed as a distinct entity until 1909; operating at various times a medical school, a four-year military college, a literary arts (liberal arts) college, and a boys preparatory school. Educational institutions in operation today that can trace their roots to the Unive...

  • Davidson County, North Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Davidson County, North Carolina.= Official Website =The original North Carolina county of this name was created in 1786 what was then the far western portion of North Carolina, with its county seat at Nashville and a territory covering most of what is now Middle Tennessee. When Tennessee was established as a separate state in 1796, th...

  • Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry, Nashville, TN

    Disclaimer: This project is not endorsed by Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry and is for genealogical purposes.Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry, Nashville, TN: Wikipedia

  • Lipscomb University

    Wikipedia =Lipscomb University is a private, coeducational, liberal arts university in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. It is affiliated with the Churches of Christ. The campus is located in the Green Hills neighborhood of Nashville between Belmont Boulevard to the west and Granny White Pike on the east. Student enrollment for the fall 2015 semester is 4,680 which includes 3,030 undergradua...

  • Fisk University

    Wikipedia =Fisk University is a historically black university founded in 1866 in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. The 40-acre (160,000 m2) campus is a historic district listed on the National Register of Historic Places.In 1930, Fisk was the first African-American institution to gain accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Accreditations for specialized programs q...

  • High Point University

    Wikipedia =High Point University is a private liberal arts university in High Point, North Carolina, U.S., affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Founded as High Point College in 1924, it became High Point University in October 1991. HPU offers 47 undergraduate majors, 51 undergraduate minors and 12 graduate-degree majors. High Point University was ranked No. 1 among all regional colleges...

  • Belmont University

    Wikipedia Belmont University is a private, coeducational, liberal arts university located in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. It is the largest Christian university in Tennessee and the second largest private university in the state, behind nearby Vanderbilt University. Notable Alumni

  • Gospel Music Hall of Fame

    Gospel Music Hall of Fame= Wikipedia (with incomplete list of those inducted)The Gospel Music Hall of Fame, created in 1971 by the Gospel Music Association, is a Hall of Fame located in Detroit, Michigan and is dedicated exclusively to recognizing meaningful contributions by individuals and groups in all forms of gospel music. Official Website Inductees by Year =Southern Gospel Music Hall of Fa...

  • Signers of the Cumberland Compact 1780

    Please join and bring your pioneer ancestors with you. ==Cumberland Compact==* from Westerly Journeys - COLONIAL KENTUCKY FRONTIER In the spring of 1780 despite the hazards of life at the frontier, Judge Richard Henderson initiated the Cumberland Compact and obtained the signatures of 236 would-be settlers to the land south of Kentucky called "Tennessee." Many of his own family were among the p...

  • Middle Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery

    Middle Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery is located in Nashville, Tennessee. Find a Grave

  • Tennessee Titans (NFL)

    The Tennessee Titans are a professional American football team based in Nashville, Tennessee. The Titans compete in the National Football League (NFL) as a member club of the American Football Conference (AFC) South division. Previously known as the Houston Oilers, the team began play in 1960 in Houston, Texas as a charter member of the American Football League (AFL). The Oilers won the first t...