Genealogy Projects tagged with Elkhart County on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Elkhart County, Indiana

    Please add profiles for people who were born, lived or died in Elkhart County, Indiana.= Official Website = History At the beginning of the nineteenth century, the area now within Elkhart County boundaries was mainly inhabited by the Potawatomi tribe. Pioneers began settling in the Elkhart Prairie in 1829 and in April 1830, Elkhart County was officially established with its original county seat...

  • Violett Cemetery, Goshen, Indiana

    The cemetery is located in Elkhart Township, Elkhart County, (SE quadrant of the SW quadrant of the NE quadrant of Section 28 Township 36N Range 6E) on the east and west side of Violett Road between Martin Manor Drive and Egbert Drive. It is named for the pioneer family that first owned the 40 plus acre property. The first known burial at Violett was in 1837, but local lore suggests that a Nat...

  • Goshen College

    Wikipedia =Goshen College (also known as Goshen or GC) is a private liberal arts college in Goshen, Indiana. The institution was founded in 1894 as the Elkhart Institute, and is affiliated with Mennonite Church USA. It has an enrollment of around 1,000 students. The college is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges a...