Genealogy Projects tagged with Fayette County on the Geni Family Tree

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  • The Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Kentucky

    This project is for those buried in The Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Kentucky. The cemetery is located on the north side of W. Main Street (US 421) from Price Road to about 0.1 miles west of Newtown Pike (US 25). The cemetery was established in 1849. The Lexington National Cemetery is located along West Main Street on the grounds of the Lexington Cemetery. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) ...

  • Fayette County, West Virginia, USA

    This project is a table of contents for all projects relating to this County of West Virginia. Please feel free to add profiles of anyone who was born, lived or died in this county.

  • Fayette County, Indiana

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Fayette County, Indiana. Overview On Sept. 30, 1809, the United States, on behalf of the Northwest Territory and Governor William Henry Harrison, concluded the Treaty of Fort Wayne, part of whose terms included the purchase from the Indians of a strip of land locally called "The 12 Mile Purchase" parallel to and west of "The Gore", e...

  • Fayette County, Iowa

    This project is for those who were born, lived, and died in Fayette County, Iowa.= Wikipedia =

  • Fayette County, Texas

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Fayette County, Texas.= Official Website =Fayette County was established in 1837 from land given by Bastrop and Colorado Counties. It is named for the Marquis de Lafayette, a French nobleman who became an American Revolutionary War hero. It is the location of the real Chicken Ranch, which was the basis of the musical play and feature...

  • Fayette County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Fayette County, Kentucky. Overview Fayette County—originally Fayette County, Virginia—was established by the Virginia General Assembly in June 1780, when it abolished and subdivided Kentucky County into three counties: Fayette, Jefferson and Lincoln. Together, these counties and those set off from them later in that decade separated ...

  • Transylvania University

    Wikipedia Transylvania University is a private university in Lexington, Kentucky, United States. It was founded in 1780, making it the first university in Kentucky and among the oldest in the United States. It offers 36 major programs, as well as dual-degree engineering programs, and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Transylvania's name, meaning "across the woo...

  • St. Wenceslaus Catholic Cemetery, Holman, Texas

    This project is for those buried in St. Wenceslaus Catholic Cemetery, Holman, Fayette County, Texas. From Fayette County History.org : The following was taken from A Visit to the Holman Valley, copyrighted 1996, with the permission of the author, Norman C. Krischke. The full text can be viewed at the Fayette Heritage Museum & Archives. The St. Wencelaus Cemtery was established in 1917 when S...

  • Sacred Heart Cemetery, Flatonia, Texas

    This project is for those buried in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Flatonia, Fayette County, Texas. The cemetery is also known as Flatonia Catholic Cemetery and Old Sacred Heart Cemetery . Find a Grave

  • Fayette County, Pennsylvania

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Fayette County, Pennsylvania.= Official Website = History The first Europeans in Fayette County were explorers, who had used an ancient American Indian trail that bisected the county on their journey across the Appalachian Mountains. In 1754, when control of the area was still in dispute between France and Great Britain, 22-year-old G...

  • St. Agnes Cemetery, Masontown, Pennsylvania

    This project is for those buried in St. Agnes Cemetery, Masontown, Fayette County, Pennsylvania. The first burial at Saint Agnes Cemetery was that of Agnes Morgan, age two days, who died August 7, 1909, and was buried August 8, 1909. The cemetery was named "Saint Agnes" in her honor. The cemetery can be accessed from an entrance on Leckrone Masontown Road and an entrance on Locks Hill Road. F...

  • Lexington, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky.= Official Website =Lexington is located in the Bluegrass region of Kentucky and is known as "The Horse Capital of the World". History Lexington was founded by European Americans in June 1775, in what was then considered Fincastle County, Virginia, 17 years before Kentucky became a state. A party of...

  • Fayette County, Illinois

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Fayette County, Illinois.= Official Website =Fayette County was formed in 1821 and was named in honor of the Marquis de LaFayette, French hero of the American Revolutionary War. Adjacent Counties * Effingham County * Shelby County * Clay County * Marion County * Clinton County * Bond County * Montgomery County

  • Schulenburg City Cemetery, Schulenburg, Texas

    This project is for those who are buried in Schulenburg City Cemetery, Schulenburg, Fayette County, Texas. The Schulenburg City Cemetery began as the Lyons Family Cemetery in 1834, with the burial of Clarissa C. Lyons. Subsequently, many early settlers utilized this site for burials. In 1879, the Franz Russek Family sold three acres establishing the Schulenburg City Cemetery. This organization...

  • Old High Hill Cemetery, High Hill, Texas

    This project is for those buried in the Old High Hill Cemetery, High Hill, Fayette County, Texas.The cemetery is also known as High Hill Cemetery .Texas Historical Commission Marker:The High Hill Post Office, established about 1858, united three adjacent villages, Blum Hill, Wursten and Oldenburg, and gave this community cemetery its name. This six-acre tract was once the property of George Her...

  • Fayette County, Georgia

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Fayette County, Georgia.= Official Website =Fayette County was organized in 1821 after the United States signed a treaty at Indian Springs, Georgia with the Creek people for cession of a large portion of their land. The county and its seat, Fayetteville, were both named in honor of the French aristocrat the Marquis de Lafayette, who a...

  • Lexington National Cemetery

    Wikipedia =Lexington National Cemetery is a United States National Cemetery located in the city of Lexington, Kentucky. Find a Grave

  • Fayette County, Tennessee

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Fayette County, Tennessee.= Official Website =Fayette County was established by Tennessee General Assembly in 1824. The county was named after the Marquis de la Fayette, French hero of the American Revolution. Fayette County is culturally alike to the Mississippi Delta and was a major area of cotton plantations dependent on slave labo...

  • West Virginia Institute of Technology

    Wikipedia =West Virginia University Institute of Technology (WVU Tech, WVIT, WVU Beckley, or West Virginia Tech) is a public college in Beckley, West Virginia. It is a divisional campus of West Virginia University.The college was founded in 1895 in Montgomery, West Virginia as the sub-collegiate Montgomery Preparatory School for West Virginia University. In 1917, it was separated from WVU and r...

  • Fayette County, Ohio

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Fayette County, Ohio.= Official Website =Fayette County was formed on March 1, 1810 from portions of Highland County and Ross County. It was named after Marie-Joseph Motier, Marquis de La Fayette, a French general and politician who took the side of the Colonials during the American Revolutionary War and who played an important role ...

  • Fayette County, Alabama

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Fayette County, Alabama.Fayette County was established on December 20, 1824, during Marquis de Lafayette's historic tour of the 24 United States. Adjacent Counties * Marion County * Walker County * Tuscaloosa County * Pickens County * Lamar County Cities, Towns & Communities *Belk*Berry*Bankston*Bazemore*Bluff*Boley Springs*Covin*Faye...