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  • DeKalb County, Tennessee

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in DeKalb County, Tennessee. Official Website 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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, 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 ...

  • DeKalb County, Alabama

    DeKalb County was created by the Alabama legislature on January 9, 1836, from land ceded under duress to the Federal government by the Cherokee Nation prior to their forced removal to Indian Territory west of the Mississippi River. The county was named for Major General Baron Johann de Kalb, a hero of the American Revolution. The city of Fort Payne, now the county seat, developed around a for...

  • 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 t...

  • 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...

  • Deer Head Cove Cemetery, Deer Head Cove, Alabama

    This cemetery is located at approximately 2100 County Road 792, DeKalb County, Alabama, about 7 miles from NE of Ider, Alabama. The cemetery is at the very foot of Sand Mountain, in Deerhead Cove. It's also known as Cagle Cemetery . Find a Grave USGW Archives

  • Decatur Cemetery, Decatur, Georgia

    Six employees maintain the city's 54-acre cemetery. They set up tents for graveside services, dig graves for burials and mow the expansive cemetery grounds. The cemetery is staffed six days a week and is accessible to the public seven days a week until dark. The older section of the cemetery is included in the National Register of Historic Places. The Decatur Cemetery is a peaceful and beauti...

  • 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...

  • Christian Union Cemetery, Garrett, Indiana

    Directions: Keyser Township, DeKalb County, Indiana, S°28 T°34N R°13E W°41 22.119' W085 09.316' This church cemetery is located one mile west of SR327. From SR8, go north o.25 mile on CR7. Cemetery is located on both sides CR7 (east & west) History: Information from "So Grows A City" Official Publication Of The Greater Garrett Centennial Corp. In 1888 Jacob Brechbill donated ground for the Ch...

  • 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 ...

  • Chestnut Hill Cemetery, Atlanta, Georgia

    The cemetery is located on 2002 Moreland Avenue SE, Atlanta, DeKalb County, Georgia. Find a Grave

  • Butler Cemetery, DeKalb County, Indiana

    The cemetery is located on on County Road 28. Find a Grave Billion Graves Wikipedia

  • Evergreen Cemetery, Auburn, Indiana

    This public cemetery is in the town of Auburn, DeKalb County, on Union St. between 16th St. and 18th St. From Main St., south of Seventh St./SR8, go east on 16th, 17th, or 18th St. to Union Street. It is located on the east side of Union St. History: From "History of DeKalb County Cemeteries" by Dorothy A. Ditmars, April 18, 1924. A few years after the Civil War and after the Old Auburn Cemet...

  • Beulah Baptist Cemetery, Fyffe, Alabama

    Located on 3146 County Road 33, Fyffe, DeKalb County, Alabama. Find a Grave I Dream of Genealogy

  • 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

  • Anderson Cemetery, Decatur, Georgia

    Anderson Cemetery is functionally an abandoned cemetery in unincorporated Decatur, Dekalb County, Georgia. Over the past several decades, the cemetery has become engulfed in dense vegetation. A community effort is currently underway to clean and restore this resting place to dignity, and to determine or establish valid property ownership. Find a Grave Decatur History

  • Amity Cemetery, Amity, Missouri

    This project is for those buried in Amity Cemetery, Amity, DeKalb County, Missouri. Find a Grave

  • Ohio Grove Cemetery, Cortland, Illinois

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