Genealogy Projects tagged with Delaware County on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Columbus, Ohio

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Columbus, Ohio. Official Website Columbus is the county seat of Franklin County. The "Burough of Columbus" was officially established on February 10, 1816. Nine people were elected to fill the various positions of Mayor, Treasurer, and several others. In 1816-1817, Jarvis W. Pike would serve as the 1st Mayor. Although the recent...

  • Delaware County, Pennsylvania

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Delaware County, Pennsylvania. Official Website Overview Delaware County lies in the river and bay drainage area named "Delaware" in honor of Thomas West, 3rd Baron De La Warr, Governor of the nearby English colony of Virginia. The land was explored by Henry Hudson in 1609, and over the next several decades it was variously clai...

  • Delaware County, Ohio

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Delaware County, Ohio. Official Website The county was formed in 1808 from Franklin County, Ohio. Both the county and its seat are named after the Delaware Indian tribe. It is the birthplace of US President Rutherford B. Hayes. Adjacent Counties Morrow County Knox County Licking County Franklin County Union County ...

  • Delaware County, New York

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Delaware County, New York. Official Website Delaware County was formed in 1797 by combining portions of Otsego and Ulster counties. Adjacent Counties Broome County Chenango County Otsego County Wayne County, Penn. Schoharie County Greene County Ulster County

  • Delaware County, Iowa

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Delaware County, Iowa. The county takes its name after the U.S. state of Delaware. Adjacent Counties Buchanan County Clayton County Dubuque County Fayette County Linn County Jones County Cities Colesburg Delaware Delhi Dundee Dyersville Earlville Edgewood Greeley Hopkinton Manchester (County...

  • Delaware County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Delaware County, Oklahoma. History Archaeological studies have shown that at least three different periods of prehistoric people had lived in the area covered by Delaware County. These included 23 Archaic, 17 Woodland, and 63 Eastern Villager sites. Artifacts date back between 1400 and 2000 years from the present. Many of these si...

  • Delaware County, Indiana

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Delaware County, Indiana. Official Website Overview Delaware County was authorized in Jan. 1820 on New Purchase lands south of the Wabash River gained with the 1818 Treaty of St. Mary's. It encompassed the drainage basin of the White River, along which the Delaware, a Native American people had settled, and from which the County...

  • Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Muncie, Indiana. Muncie is the county seat of Delaware County. Contrary to popular legend, the city's early name of Munsee Town is derived from the "Munsee" clan of Lenape people, the white settlers' name for a group of Native Americans whose village was once situated along the White River. There is no evidence that a mythological C...

  • Ball State University

    Wikipedia Ball State University, commonly referred to as Ball State or BSU, is a public coeducational research university in Muncie, Indiana, United States, with two satellite facilities in Fishers and Indianapolis. On July 25, 1917, the Ball brothers, industrialists and founders of the Ball Corporation, acquired the foreclosed Indiana Normal Institute for $35,100 and gave the school and surr...