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  • DeKalb County, Missouri

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in DeKalb County, Missouri.The county was organized February 25, 1845 and named for General Johann de Kalb,[4] Baron de Kalb, of the Revolutionary War. Adjacent Counties * Daviess County * Caldwell County * Gentry County * Clinton County * Buchanan County * Andrew County Communities *Amity*Cameron*Clarksdale*Fairport*Maysville (County Se...

  • Emory University

    Wikipedia ==Emory University=Emory University is a private research university in metropolitan Atlanta, located in the Druid Hills section of unincorporated DeKalb County, Georgia, United States. The university was founded as Emory College in 1836 in Oxford, Georgia by the Methodist Episcopal Church and was named in honor of Methodist bishop John Emory. In 1915, the college relocated to metropo...

  • DeKalb County, Georgia

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in DeKalb County, Georgia.= Official Website = History DeKalb County, formed in 1822 from Henry, Gwinnett and Fayette counties, took its name from Baron Johann de Kalb (1721-1780), a Bavarian-born former officer in the French Army, who fought for the Continental Army in the American Revolutionary War. In 1853, Fulton County formed from ...

  • Northern Illinois University

    Wikipedia =Northern Illinois University (NIU) is a public research university located in DeKalb, Illinois, United States, with satellite centers in Chicago, Hoffman Estates, Naperville, Rockford, and Oregon. It was originally founded as Northern Illinois State Normal School on May 22, 1895, by Illinois Governor John P. Altgeld as part of an expansion of the state's system for producing college ...

  • Oglethorpe University

    Wikipedia =Oglethorpe University is a private, liberal arts college in Brookhaven, an inner suburb of Atlanta, in the U.S. state of Georgia. Originally chartered in 1835, it was named in honor of General James Edward Oglethorpe, founder of the Colony of Georgia. Notable Alumni

  • Ohio Grove Cemetery, Cortland, Illinois

    This project is for those buried in Ohio Grove Cemetery, Cortland, DeKalb County, Illinois. Find a Grave

  • DeKalb County, Indiana

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in DeKalb County, Indiana.= Official Website =DeKalb County was formed in 1837. It was named for the heroic General Johann de Kalb, a Continental Army officer from Bavaria, who was fatally wounded at the Battle of Camden, South Carolina. The original settlers to arrive in DeKalb County were migrants from New England who were settling th...

  • DeKalb County, Tennessee

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in DeKalb County, Tennessee. Overview DeKalb County was formed in 1837 from land in Cannon, Warren and White counties. Historian believes that the first settlers in the county were at Liberty and came from Maryland in 1797. If so, Addison Puckett was the first settler. She may have come over the Cumberland Mountains, although some source...

  • DeKalb County, Alabama

    Wikipedia =The county is named for Johann de Kalb .

  • DeKalb County, Illinois

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in DeKalb County, Illinois.= Official Website = Overview DeKalb County was formed on 4 March 1837, out of Kane County, Illinois. The County was named for Johann de Kalb, a German (Bavarian) hero of the American Revolutionary War. DeKalb County's area is approximately 632.7 square miles, located 63 miles west of Chicago. Between 1834 and ...