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  • Douglas County, Wisconsin

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Douglas County, Wisconsin. Official Website Douglas County, named after Illinois Senator Stephen A. Douglas, was established on February 8, 1854, from the larger La Pointe County, Wisconsin, and the City of Superior was immediately selected as the county seat. A portion of the Fond du Lac Indian Reservation is located within Dougla...

  • Douglas County, Minnesota

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Douglas County, Minnesota. The territorial legislature created Douglas County on March 8, 1858, shortly before Minnesota attained statehood. It was named for political figure Stephen A. Douglas, who was serving as a US Senator from Illinois at the time of the county's creation. The county organization was completed in 1866. Adjacen...

  • Douglas County, Nebraska

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Douglas County, Nebraska. The county was established in 1854 and named after Stephen A. Douglas (1813–1861), a senator from Illinois. It is the state's most populous county, home to over one-fourth of Nebraska's residents. It's also home to Omaha , the state's largest city. Adjacent Counties Dodge County Washington County ...

  • Eastside Memorial Park, Minden, Nevada

    This cemetery is located on 1600 Buckeye Road, Minden, Douglas County, Nevada. Official Website Find a Grave

  • Douglas County, Washington

    The county was created out of Lincoln County on November 28, 1883 and is named for American statesman Stephen A. Douglas . Wikipedia

  • Douglas County, Georgia

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Douglas County, Georgia. Official Website Overview The county was created during Reconstruction after the US Civil War when many blacks were serving in the Georgia legislature, and was named Douglass County after the abolitionist Frederick Douglass, but the name was soon changed when Confederate Democrats regained power and expell...

  • Douglas County, Nevada

    The town of Genoa in Douglas County was the first permanent settlement in Nevada. Genoa was settled in 1851 by Mormon traders selling goods to settlers on their way to California. Named for Stephen A. Douglas, famous for his 1860 Presidential campaign and debates with Abraham Lincoln, Douglas County was one of the first nine counties formed in 1861 by the Nevada territorial legislature. The co...

  • Creighton University

    From the Wikipedia article on Creighton University .Creighton University is a private, coeducational, Jesuit, Roman Catholic university located in Omaha, Nebraska, United States. Founded by the Society of Jesus in 1878, the school is one of 28 member institutions of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities. The university is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and...

  • Arthur Cemetery, Arthur, Illinois

    This cemetery is located on East Park Street, Arthur, Douglas County, Illinois. It's also known as Bourbon Cemetery and Lowe Cemetery . Find a Grave Genealogy Trails

  • Douglas County, Kansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Douglas County, Kansas. Official Website In 1855, Douglas County was established. Douglas County was opened for settlement on May 15, 1854, and was named for Stephen A. Douglas, a senator from Illinois. The county was practically at the center of the Bleeding Kansas years as leaders in Lecompton (the territorial capital) wanted Kans...

  • Graceland Park Cemetery, Omaha, Nebraska

    This cemetery, established in 1910, is located on 4720 South 42nd Street, Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska. Find a Grave NE Gravestones Billion Graves

  • Graceland Cemetery, Superior, Wisconsin

    This cemetery is located on Logan Avenue, Superior, Douglas County, Wisconsin. Find a Grave

  • Gordon Memorial Cemetery, Gordon, Wisconsin

    At the corner of St. Croix Road and County Y in Gordon, Douglas County, Wisconsin, about a mile east of Route 53. Please take note that in the cemetery directory at the cemetery kiosk, graves are not listed at sections but rather at rows. Find a Grave Wi Gen Web

  • Gate of Heaven Catholic Cemetery, Waterville, Washington

    This project is for those buried in Gate of Heaven Catholic Cemetery, Waterville, Douglas County, Washington. Find a Grave USGW Archives

  • Omaha, Nebraska

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Omaha, Nebraska.= Official Website =Omaha is the county seat of Douglas County. Omaha's pioneer period began in 1854, when the city was founded by speculators from neighboring Council Bluffs, Iowa. The city was founded along the Missouri River, and a crossing called Lone Tree Ferry earned the city its nickname, the "Gateway to the Wes...

  • Baker University

    Wikipedia =Baker University is a private Christian university located in Baldwin City, Kansas, United States. Founded in 1858, it is the first university officially founded in Kansas and is affiliated with the United Methodist Church.Baker University is made up of four schools. The College of Arts and Sciences and the undergraduate courses in the School of Education (SOE) are located at the cam...

  • Fairfield Cemetery, Newman, Illinois

    This cemetery is located on North County Road 2580 East, Newman, Douglas County, Illinois. Find a Grave

  • Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery, Omaha, Nebraska

    There are several memorial park gardens located within the Cemetery. Most have its own theme and is represented by a single upright monument. The central chapel with its soaring bell Tower symbolizes the beginning of a beautiful everlasting life. The Garden of Good Shepherd - Garden of Gethsemane- Garden of Memories - Garden of Faith each features a magnificent work of religious art. The Masoni...

  • Douglas County, Oregon

    The area originally was inhabited by the Umpqua Indians, a grouping of natives who spoke a variety of Penutian and Athabaskan languages. Following the Rogue River Indian War in 1856, most of the remaining natives were moved by the government to the Grand Ronde Indian Reservation. However, seven families of Umpqua hid in the hills, eluding capture for many decades. They are now federally recogni...

  • Valley View Cemetery, Douglas County, Washington

    Driving instructions from East Wenatchee, WA follow Sunset Hiway north approximately 5 miles. Cemetery is on the right (east) side of the hiway, 3 tenths of a mile beyond the intersection of Sunset Hiway and US 2. Valley View is located in Sec 23, Range 20, Twp 23. Frank & Verna Neher completed reading the remaining markers in this cemetery 25 Oct 1999 and have compared that with the earlier r...

  • Douglas County, South Dakota

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Douglas County, South Dakota. The county was established in 1873 and organized in 1882. It is named for Stephen Douglas, an Illinois senator. Adjacent Counties Aurora County Davison County Hutchinson County Charles Mix County Cities, Townships & Communities Armour (County Seat) Belmont Chester Clark Cors...

  • Douglas County, Colorado

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Douglas County, Colorado. Official Website Douglas County was one of the original 17 counties created in the Colorado Territory by the Colorado Territorial Legislature on November 1, 1861. The county was named in honor of U.S. Senator Stephen A. Douglas of Illinois, who died five months before the county was created. Adjacent Coun...

  • Douglas County, Missouri

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Douglas County, Missouri. The county was officially organized on October 19, 1857, and is named after U.S. Senator Stephen A. Douglas (D-Illinois) and later Democratic presidential candidate. On November 07.1862, the Civil War Battle of Clark's Mill took place here, which was a Confederate victory. Adjacent Counties Christian ...

  • Douglas County, Illinois

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Douglas County, Illinois. Official Website Douglas County was formed in 1859 out of Coles County. It was named for Stephen A. Douglas, who was elected to the United States Senate in 1858, following the Lincoln-Douglas Debates. Adjacent Counties Champaign County Vermilion County Edgar County Piatt County Coles County ...

  • Buffalo Bill's "Wild West Show" and Congress of Rough Riders of the World

    William F. “Buffalo Bill” Cody opened Buffalo Bill’s Wild West show on May 19, 1883 at Omaha, Nebraska. His partner that first season was a dentist and exhibition shooter, Dr. W.F. Carver. Cody and Carver took the show, subtitled “Rocky Mountain and Prairie Exhibition,” across the country to popular acclaim and favorable reviews, launching a genre of outdoor entertainment that thrived for three...

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