Genealogy Projects tagged with Detroit on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Wayne County, Michigan, USA

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Wayne County,MI.

  • Detroit, Michigan

    Goal and Scope of this Project This project is a description of the city of Detroit, its history and people that made it famous. The story of Detroit--and this project--starts from the first recorded mention of the site in 1670, when French missionaries found a stone idol venerated by the Indians there and destroyed it with an axe. Detroit on the map today. Toponymy How to Input Locat...

  • Detroit Red Wings (NHL)

    The Detroit Red Wings are a professional ice hockey team based in Detroit, Michigan. They are members of the Atlantic Division in the Eastern Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL) and are one of the Original Six teams of the league. Founded in 1926, the team was known as the Detroit Cougars from then until 1930. For the 1930–31 and 1931–32 seasons the team was called the Detroit Falcon...

  • Hospitals

    Bethesda Hospital The problem of racial segregation in Detroit hospitals and a raging tuberculosis epidemic led to the opening of the hospital in 1931. The facility was primarily used as a tuberculosis treatment hospital as its founder, Dr. Alfred Thomas Sr. and son, Dr. Alfred Thomas Jr., sought their own private solutions to the serious health problems facing the African American community ...

  • Founding of Detroit

    The city of Detroit , the largest city in the state of Michigan, developed from a small fur trading post of New France to a world-class industrial powerhouse and the fourth largest American city by the mid 20th century. America's "motor city" was founded on July 24th, 1701. It is the first European settlement above tidewater in North America. It was under French rule from 1701 - 1760, when it...