Genealogy Projects tagged with Denton County on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Fort Worth, Texas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas. Official Website History The Treaty of Bird's Fort between the Republic of Texas and several Native American tribes was signed in 1843 at Bird's Fort in present-day Arlington, Texas. Article XI of the treaty provided that no one may "pass the line of trading houses" (at the border of the Indian...

  • Dallas, Dallas County, Texas

    Wikipedia The county is named for 11th Vice President, George Mifflin Dallas .

  • Denton County, Texas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Denton County, Texas. Before the arrival of settlers, various Native American peoples, including the Kichai and the Lenape, infrequently populated the area. The area was settled by Peters Colony landowners in the early 1840s. Until the annexation of Texas, the area was considered part of Fannin County. On April 11, 1846, the First T...

  • Plano, Texas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Plano, Texas. Plano lies mostly within Collin County and extends into a small portion of Denton County. In 1872, the completion of the Houston and Central Texas Railway helped the city to grow, and it was incorporated in 1873. In 1881, a fire raged through the business district, destroying most of the buildings. The town was rebui...