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  • Erie County, Pennsylvania

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Erie County, Pennsylvania. History Erie County was established on March 12, 1800. Prior to 1792, the region was claimed by both New York and Pennsylvania and so no county demarcations were made until the federal government intervened. On March 23, 1823, the Erie County Courthouse burned and all county records to that point were...

  • Erie County, Ohio

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Erie County, Ohio. Official Website The county was formed in 1838 and is named for the Erie tribe, whose name was their word for "wildcat". Thomas Edison was born here and it is also the home to the Cedar Fair Entertainment Company and their flagship amusement park Cedar Point. Adjacent Counties & Provinces Province of Ontar...

  • Erie County, New York

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Erie County, New York. History When counties were established by the English colonial government in the Province of New York in 1683, present-day Erie County was part of Indian territory occupied by Iroquoian-speaking peoples. It was administered as part of New York colony. Significant European-American settlement did not begin u...

  • Buffalo, New York

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Buffalo, New York. Official Website Overview Buffalo is the county seat of Erie County and is on the border of Canada and the United States and, thus, is a major corridor for commerce and transportation. The Buffalo area was inhabited before the 17th century by the Native American Iroquois tribe and later by French colonizers. ...

  • Erie (City), Pennsylvania

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in the city of Erie, Pennsylvania. Official Website History Indigenous peoples occupied the shoreline and bluffs in this area for thousands of years, taking advantage of the rich resources. The Sommerheim Park Archaeological District in Millcreek Township, Pennsylvania west of the city, includes artifacts from the Archaic period in...

  • Buffalo State College

    Wikipedia The State University College at Buffalo, also known as Buffalo State College, Buffalo State, or simply "Buff State", is a public college in Buffalo, New York, United States, and is part of the State University of New York (SUNY) system. Buffalo State College was founded in 1871 as the Buffalo Normal School for the purpose of training of teachers. Located on a 125-acre campus between ...

  • Amherst, New York

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Amherst, Erie County , New York . History The town of Amherst was created by the State of New York on April 10, 1818; named after Lord Jeffrey Amherst. Amherst was formed from part of the town of Buffalo (later the city of Buffalo), which had previously been created from the town of Clarence. Timothy S. Hopkins was elected the fir...

  • Woehl / Wale / Wales

    Wöhl / Woehl family that originated in Oberseebach, Bas-Rhin, France. A good number of them migrated to Welland County, Ontario, Canada and settled. A select number emigrated to Buffalo, Erie County, New York, USA. The surname can be seen written in a number of ways depending on where they are using the name. In Oberseebach it was Wöhl and in North America and other places that have issues wit...