Genealogy Projects tagged with Georgia on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Georgia Tech

    Wikipedia ==Georgia Tech=The Georgia Institute of Technology (commonly referred to as Georgia Tech, Tech, or GT) is a public research university in Atlanta, Georgia, in the United States. It is a part of the University System of Georgia and has satellite campuses in Savannah, Georgia; Metz, France; Athlone, Ireland; Shanghai, China; and Singapore.The educational institution was founded in 1885 ...

  • Georgia with Counties, Cities, and Towns Project

    This project is for those from Georgia and/or their respective Counties.In some cases only Counties are listed. Some communities are in two or more counties. If you have a specific community please do the following: (Name of Community),(Name of County),Georgia. Please go to following link for more information. of Revolutionary Soldiers in Georgia

  • Emory University

    Wikipedia ==Emory University=Emory University is a private research university in metropolitan Atlanta, located in the Druid Hills section of unincorporated DeKalb County, Georgia, United States. The university was founded as Emory College in 1836 in Oxford, Georgia by the Methodist Episcopal Church and was named in honor of Methodist bishop John Emory. In 1915, the college relocated to metropo...

  • Georgia in the US Civil War (CSA) 1861-1865

    This project is used to relate all units from Georgia who served in the Confederate Army. Georgia in the American Civil War Georgia Units During the Civil War

  • Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia

    Please feel free to add profiles for people associated with the city of Atlanta.= Wikipedia =Atlanta (/ætˈlæntə/) is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Georgia. With an estimated 2019 population of 506,811,[10] it is also the 37th most populous city in the United States. The city serves as the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, home to more than ...

  • The Confederate States (CSA) during the US Civil War

    Confederate States: Alabama , Florida , Georgia , Indian Territory , Louisiana , Mississippi , North Carolina , South Carolina , Tennessee , Texas , Virginia

  • Pike County, Georgia

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Pike County, Georgia. Official Website Pike County was created in 1822 and was named after Zebulon Montgomery Pike, an explorer and army officer. Adjacent Counties Lamar County Spalding County Upson County Meriwether County Cities, Towns & Communities Concord Hilltop Jolly Lifsey Meansville Molena ...

  • Fulton County, Georgia

    Please add profiles for people who were born, lived or died in Fulton County, Georgia. History Fulton County was created in 1853. It was named in honor of Hamilton Fulton, a railroad official who acted as surveyor for the Western and Atlantic Railroad and also as chief engineer of the state. After surveying the area that is now Fulton County, Fulton convinced state officials that a railroad, ra...

  • Georgia General Assembly

    The Georgia General Assembly is the state legislature of the U.S. State of Georgia. It is bicameral, consisting of the Senate and the House of Representatives.Each of the General Assembly's 236 members serve two-year terms and are directly elected by constituents of their district. The Georgia State Constitution vests all legislative power with the General Assembly. Both houses have similar pow...

  • University of Georgia

    of Georgia=The University of Georgia, founded in 1785, and commonly referred to as UGA or simply Georgia, is an American land-grant university and sea grant research university. Its primary campus is located on a 759-acre (3.07 km2) campus in Athens, Georgia, USA. It is considered Georgia's flagship university. The university is ranked 20th overall among all public national universities in the ...

  • Dooly County, Georgia

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Dooly County, Georgia.= Official Website =The county was created by an act of the Georgia General Assembly on May 15, 1821 and named for Colonel John Dooly, a Georgia American revolutionary war fighter. It was one of the original landlot counties created from land ceded from the Creek Nation. Adjacent Counties * Houston County * Crisp...

  • Hancock County, Georgia

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Hancock County, Georgia.The county was created on December 17, 1793 and named for John Hancock, signer of the Declaration of Independence. Adjacent Counties * Glascock County * Warren County * Greene County * Putnam County * Taliaferro County * Baldwin County * Washington County Communities *Culverton

  • Augusta-Richmond County, Georgia

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Augusta-Richmond County, Georgia .= Official Website = History In 1735, two years after James Oglethorpe founded Savannah , he sent a detachment of troops to explore the upper Savannah River. He gave them an order to build a fort at the head of the navigable part of the river. The expedition was led by Nobel Jones , who created a set...

  • Webster County, Georgia, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Webster County, GA.

  • Early County, Georgia

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Early County, Georgia.= Official Website = History The county area was long territory of the historic Creek Indian peoples of the Southeast, particularly along the Chattahoochee River. Beginning in the early nineteenth century, European-American settlers began to encroach on this territory, pushing the Muscogee out during Indian Remov...

  • Randolph County, Georgia

    Please add those who were born, lived or died in Randolph County, Georgia. Official Website Randolph County was created on December 20, 1828, and named after the Virginia planter and politician John Randolph. This area is considered part of the Black Belt, upland areas across the Deep South that were developed in the 19th century as plantations after invention of the cotton gin made proces...

  • Rabun County, Georgia

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Rabun County, Georgia. Official Website History As early as 1760, explorers came to the area now known as Rabun County. In the 18th century, the population of Cherokee in the area was so heavy that this portion of the Appalachian Mountains was sometimes called the "Cherokee Mountains." The early explorers and settlers divided th...

  • Rockdale County, Georgia

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Rockdale County, Georgia. Official Website History Rockdale County was created on October 18, 1870 and received its name from Rockdale Baptist Church (est. 1846), which was named after the granite strata that rests under the county's red clay top soil. Prior to Rockdale becoming a county, the land had been inhabited by the Cree...

  • Oglethorpe University

    Wikipedia =Oglethorpe University is a private, liberal arts college in Brookhaven, an inner suburb of Atlanta, in the U.S. state of Georgia. Originally chartered in 1835, it was named in honor of General James Edward Oglethorpe, founder of the Colony of Georgia. Notable Alumni

  • Jasper County, Georgia

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Jasper County, Georgia.= Official Website =At the time of European-American settlement, it was inhabited by the Cherokee and Muscogee Creek peoples, who became known as among the Five Civilized Tribes of the Southeast.The county was created on December 10, 1807 and was originally named Randolph County (after the Virginian John Randolp...

  • Dodge County, Georgia

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Dodge County, Georgia. History Dodge County, Georgia was established in 1870. Georgia's 134th county was named for William E. Dodge, a New York businessman who owned large tracts of forest land in Georgia and built the first county courthouse in 1908 as a gift.Eastman, the largest city and the county seat, was named for William P. Eas...

  • Old Union Baptist Church Cemetery, Harlem, Georgia

    This project is for those who are buried in the Old Union Baptist Church Cemetery, located on 6095 Old Union Road, Harlem, Columbia County, Georgia. Find a Grave Billion Graves

  • Columbia County, Georgia

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Columbia County, Georgia.= Official Website = History Columbia County, the 12th county formed in Georgia, was created by an act of the Legislature of Georgia on December 10, 1790 from Richmond County.During the American Revolution, two small battles occurred in what would become Columbia County between Patriot Militia and Tories; the ...

  • Quitman County, Georgia

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Quitman County, Georgia. Official Website The county was created on December 10, 1858 and named after General John A. Quitman, leader in the Mexican–American War, and once Governor of Mississippi. Adjacent Counties Clay County Randolph County Barbour County, Ala. Stewart County Communities Georgetown (County ...

  • Putnam County, Georgia

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Putnam County, Georgia. Official Website History Putnam County is named in honor of Israel Putnam, a hero of the French and Indian War and a general in the American Revolutionary War. It was settled by European Americans after the war, as migrants moved down from the Upper South. The county was created on December 10, 1807, by a...

  • Pulaski County, Georgia

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Pulaski County, Georgia. Official Website Pulaski County was created by an act of the Georgia General Assembly on December 13, 1808 and was named for Count Kazimierz Pułaski of Poland who fought and died for United States independence in the American Revolutionary War. Adjacent Counties Dodge County Bleckley County Wilco...

  • Floyd County, Georgia

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Floyd County, Georgia.= Official Website =The county was established on December 3, 1832, by an act of the Georgia General Assembly, and was created from land that was part of Cherokee County at the time. The county is named after United States Congressman John Floyd. Adjacent Counties * Bartow County * Cherokee County, Ala. * Chatto...

  • Bartow County, Georgia

    Official Website = Wikipedia The county is named for Col. Francis Stebbins Bartow .

  • Paulding County, Georgia

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Paulding County, Georgia. Official Website Paulding County was created by an act of the Georgia General Assembly on December 3, 1832. The county is named after John Paulding (October 16, 1758 – February 18, 1818), who was famous for the capture of the British spy Major John André in 1780 during the American Revolution. André was o...

  • Polk County, Georgia

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Polk County, Georgia. Official Website The county was created on December 20, 1851 by an act of the Georgia General Assembly and named after James K. Polk, the eleventh President of the United States. Adjacent Counties Floyd County Bartow County Cherokee County, Ala. Paulding County Haralson County Cleburne County...

  • Lincoln County, Georgia

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Lincoln County, Georgia.= Official Website =On February 20, 1796 Lincoln County was established as the twenty-fourth county in the state of Georgia. It was named for General Benjamin Lincoln (1733-1810), a Revolutionary War hero notable for receiving Gen. Cornwallis's Sword of Surrender at Yorktown, Virginia. Adjacent Counties * Elber...

  • Atlanta campaign (Umbrella Project)

    Atlanta campaign (Umbrella Project) : Note this is an Umbrella Project for the entire Atlanta Campaign. Please add profiles to the battles your relative fought in.Western Theater of the American Civil War: March to the Sea: Face Ridge (May 7–13, 1864): (May 13–15): (May 17): Hope Church (May 25–26): (May 26 – June 1): Mill (May 27):

  • Pierce County, Georgia

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Pierce County, Georgia. Official Website Created on December 18, 1857, Pierce County was named for Franklin Pierce, fourteenth President of the United States. Adjacent Counties Appling County Bacon County Brantley County Ware County Wayne County Cities & Communities Blackshear (County Seat) Bristol Mers...

  • Pickens County, Georgia

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Pickens County, Georgia. Official Website The Georgia General Assembly passed an act on December 5, 1853 to create Pickens County. It is named for American Revolutionary War General Andrew Pickens. Most of Pickens County's early industry revolved around marble. Georgia Marble Company is located in Marble Hill near Tate. The marble...

  • Bulloch County, Georgia

    Wikipedia =The county was named for Archibald Bulloch .

  • Meriwether County, Georgia

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Meriwether County, Georgia.= Official Website =The county was formed on December 14, 1827 as the 73rd county in Georgia. It was named for David Meriwether, a general in the American Revolutionary War and member of Congress from Georgia.The county is the site of The Little White House, which was the personal retreat of Franklin D. Roos...

  • Cobb County, Georgia

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Cobb County, Georgia.= Official Website = History Cobb county was one of nine Georgia counties carved out of the disputed territory of the Cherokee Nation in 1832. It was the 81st county in Georgia and named for Judge Thomas Willis Cobb, who served as a U.S. Senator, state representative, and superior court judge. It is believed that ...

  • Chatham County, Georgia

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Chatham County, Georgia.= Official Website = History One of the original counties of Georgia, Chatham County was created February 5, 1777, and is named after William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham. it was formed out of Christ Church Parish and St. Phillip Parish.Although Georgia was originally planned as a colony with no slaves, Savannah a...

  • Peach County, Georgia

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Peach County, Georgia. Official Website Founded in 1924, it is the state's newest county. Its namesake is the peach on account of it being located in a peach-growing district. Adjacent Counties Houston County Macon County Taylor County Bibb County Crawford County Communities Byron (part) Fort Valley (Count...

  • Bleckley County, Georgia

    Wikipedia =The county is named for Logan Edwin Bleckley .

  • Oxford College of Emory University

    Wikipedia In 1833, the Georgia Methodist Conference began considering establishing a church-sponsored manual labor school where students would combine farm work with a college preparatory curriculum. At the Georgia Methodist Conference in 1834, a preacher known as "Uncle Allen" Turner suggested that Georgia Methodists should develop their own school rather than support Randolph-Macon College i...

  • Place projects

    Place projects are projects on Geni that are focused of a specific geographical place or region. Places profiles are also the precursor to the upcoming Place Profiles feature.=Place project portals= Includes countries and kingdoms, and other top level place project. ==Geographical==* Australia * Canada * Europe** Al-Andalus ** Austro-Hungarian-Empire ** Belarus ** Czech Republic-Bohemia ** Croa...

  • Houston County, Georgia

    Please add profiles for people who were born, lived or died in Houston County, Georgia.= Official Website =The county was created on May 15, 1821 and was named after Georgia governor John Houstoun, with the spelling being a common 19th-century variation that later evolved to "Houston". The pronunciation, however, remains to this day "Howston." Adjacent Counties * Dooly County * Pulaski County *...

  • Bibb County, Georgia

    Wikipedia =The county is named for William Wyatt Bibb

  • Old Jewish Burial Ground, Savannah, Georgia

    This project is for those buried in the Old Jewish Burial Ground in Savannah, Georgia.The cemetery is also known as the Mordecai Sheftall Cemetery , Jewish Community Cemetery , Jewish Cemetery Memorial and Sheftall Cemetery . It is located on Cohen and Spruce Streets and the cemetery is locked most of the time.From the historical marker:Established by Mordecai Sheftall on August 2, 1773 from la...

  • Oglethorpe County, Georgia

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Oglethorpe County, Georgia.= Official Website =Oglethorpe County was originally part of a large tract of land surrendered by Creek and Cherokee Native Americans to the Colony of Georgia in the treaty of 1773. The county itself was founded on December 19, 1793, and is named for Georgia's founder, General James Oglethorpe. Adjacent Coun...

  • DeKalb County, Georgia

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in DeKalb County, Georgia.= Official Website = History DeKalb County, formed in 1822 from Henry, Gwinnett and Fayette counties, took its name from Baron Johann de Kalb (1721-1780), a Bavarian-born former officer in the French Army, who fought for the Continental Army in the American Revolutionary War. In 1853, Fulton County formed from ...

  • Gwinnett County, Georgia

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Gwinnett County, Georgia.= Official Website = History The county was created in 1818 by an act of the Georgia General Assembly, Gwinnett County was formed from parts of Jackson County (formerly part of Franklin County) and from lands gained through the cession of Creek Indian lands. Named for Button Gwinnett, one of the signatories o...

  • Jenkins County, Georgia

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Jenkins County, Georgia.= Official Website =The county was created on August 17, 1905 and named after the 44th Governor of Georgia, Charles Jones Jenkins. Adjacent Counties * Emanuel County * Burke County * Bulloch County * Screven County Communities *Bennett's Landing*Birdsville*Butts*Emmalane*Four Points*Herndon*Lawton*Millen (Count...

  • Jekyll Island Club

    Wikipedia =Jekyll Island Club=The Jekyll Island Club was a private club on Jekyll Island, on Georgia's Atlantic coast. It was founded in 1886 when members of an incorporated hunting and recreational club purchased the island for $125,000 from John Eugune du Bignon. The original design of the Jekyll Island Clubhouse, with its signature turret, was completed in January 1888. The club thrived thro...

  • Franklin County, Georgia

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Franklin County, Georgia.= Official Website =On February 25, 1784 Franklin became Georgia's 8th county. It was named in honor of patriot Benjamin Franklin. Adjacent Counties * Elbert County * Hart County * Madison County * Banks County * Stephens County * Oconee County, SC Cities, Towns & Communities *Canon*Carnesville*Franklin Springs

  • Morehouse College

    Wikipedia Morehouse College is a private, all-male, liberal arts, historically black college (HBCU) located in Atlanta, in the U.S. state of Georgia. The College assumes special responsibility for teaching the history and culture of black people. Morehouse is one of a few remaining traditional men's liberal arts colleges in the United States.Morehouse is the largest men's college in the United ...

  • Harris County, Georgia

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Harris County, Georgia.= Official Website = Overview The county was settled by European Americans largely after the federal government had forcibly removed the indigenous Creek people (Muscogee), who were relocated to Indian Territory west of the Mississippi River. In the antebellum era, parts of the county were developed for cotton p...

  • Irwin County, Georgia

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Irwin County, Georgia.= Official Website =The county was created on December 15, 1818. It was named for Governor Jared Irwin. Ocilla is home to the annual Georgia Sweet Potato Festival which is currently held on the last Saturday in October. In the last years of the American Civil War, Irwin County gained the nickname of the Republic ...

  • Hart County, Georgia

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Hart County, Georgia.Hart County was created December 7, 1853 and named for Nancy Hart, a rebel heroine of the American Revolutionary War noted for her exploits against Loyalists in the northeast Georgia backcountry. Adjacent Counties * Anderson County, SC * Oconee County, SC * Elbert County * Madison County * Franklin County Cities, ...

  • Liberty Baptist Cemetery,Tennga, Murray County, Georgia, USA

    Liberty Baptist Cemetery,Tennga, Murray County, Georgia, USA : Find a Grave Part of this cemetery is located in Polk County, Tennessee.

  • Lanier County, Georgia

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Lanier County, Georgia.= Official Website =Created in 1920, the county was named after the Georgia poet Sidney Lanier. Lanier County shares Moody Air Force Base with Lowndes County on its western boundary. Adjacent Counties * Echols County * Clinch County * Atkinson County * Lowndes County * Berrien County Cities & Communities *Darsey...

  • Elbert County, Georgia

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Elbert County, Georgia.= Official Website =The county was established on December 10, 1790 and was named for Samuel Elbert.* Anderson County, SC * Abbeville County, SC * Hart County * McCormick County, SC * Lincoln County * Wilkes County * Oglethorpe County

  • Mayors of Atlanta, Georgia

    Moses W. Formwalt, 1st Mayor of Atlanta Benjamin Franklin Bomar, 2nd Mayor of Atlanta Willis Buell, 3rd Mayor of Atlanta Jonathan Norcross, 4th Mayor of Atlanta Thomas Fortson Gibbs, 5th Mayor of Atlanta John F. Mims, 6th Mayor of Atlanta William Markham, 7th Mayor of Atlanta William Moore Butt, 8th Mayor of Atlanta Brig. Gen. Allison Nelson, CSA, 9th Mayor of Atlanta John Gle...

  • Greene County, Georgia

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Greene County, Georgia.= Official Website =Greene County was formed on February 3, 1786. It was named in honor of General Nathanael Greene, a hero of the American Revolutionary War. Adjacent Counties * Hancock County * Morgan County * Oconee County * Oglethorpe County * Putnam County * Taliaferro County Communities

  • Cherokee County, Georgia, USA

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Cherokee County, GA.

  • Tift County, Georgia, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Tift County, GA.

  • Coweta County, Georgia

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Coweta County, Georgia.= Official Website =The land for Lee, Muscogee, Troup, Coweta and Carroll counties was ceded by the Creek people in the 1825 Treaty of Indian Springs. The counties' boundaries were created by the Georgia General Assembly on June 9, 1826, but they were not named until December 14, 1826. Coweta County was named f...

  • Wilkinson County, Georgia, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Wilkinson County, GA.

  • Miller County, Georgia

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Miller County, Georgia.= Official Website =The county was created on February 26, 1856 and named after Andrew Jackson Miller (1806–56), president of the Medical College of Georgia. Adjacent Counties * Decatur County * Baker County * Seminole County * Early County Cities & Communities *Boykin*Colquitt (County Seat) Links Wikipedia

  • Emanuel County, Georgia

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Emanuel County, Georgia.= Official Website =Emanuel County was created on December 10, 1812 and is named in honor of former Governor of Georgia David Emanuel. Adjacent Counties * Burke County * Candler County * Jefferson County * Jenkins County * Tattnall County * Bulloch County * Toombs County

  • 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...

  • Flat Creek Baptist Church Cemetery,Gainesville, Hall County, Georgia, 30504 USA

    Flat Creek Baptist Church Cemetery,Gainesville, Hall County, Georgia, 30504 USA: Creek Baptist Church was established in 1818 as a church for members of the Cherokee Nation.The church and adjacent cemetery are located near the end of Flat Creek Road, just before Sunrise Cove Marina on Lake Lanier.Directions from Atlanta: Take I-85 to I-985 (Lanier Pkwy.) Take Exit 12, Spout Springs Rd. towards ...

  • Marietta National Cemetery

    Wikipedia =Marietta National Cemetery is a United States National Cemetery located in the city of Marietta in Cobb County, Georgia. Find a Grave

  • Stephens County, Georgia, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Stephens County, GA.

  • Kennesaw State University

    Wikipedia =Kennesaw State University (KSU) is a public, coeducational, comprehensive university located in Kennesaw, Georgia, United States, approximately 20 miles (32 km) northwest of Atlanta. KSU also holds classes at the Cobb Galleria Centre, Dalton State College, Appalachian Technical College and Dallas. Current enrollment is over 32,000 students.KSU is part of the University System of Geor...

  • Lowndes County, Georgia

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Lowndes County, Georgia.= Official Website ==History=The land that became Lowndes County had historically been inhabited by the Timucua. During most of the age of European colonization, the area of modern Lowndes County was part of the colony of Spanish Florida. From approximately 1625 to 1657, the Spanish Empire maintained a Catholic...

  • Jews of Georgia

    This is an umbrella project for all projects related to Jews from Georgia .The Jewish settlement in Georgia dates almost from the very foundation of the colony; and the early history of Georgia is practically the history of the growth and development of Savannah, Jewish life centering in that city. It would appear that a movement was set on foot in London to settle some Jews in the colony even ...

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  • Forsyth County, Georgia

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Forsyth County, Georgia.= Official Website = History For thousands of years, varying indigenous cultures lived in this area along the Etowah River. Starting near the end of the first millennium, Mound Builders of the Mississippian culture settled in this area; they built earthwork mound structures at nearby Etowah in present-day Barto...

  • Carroll County, Georgia

    Carroll County =The county is named for Charles Carroll of Carrollton, Signer of the Declaration of Independence .

  • Westview Cemetery,Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia

    Westview Cemetery,Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia: Cemetery Also known as West View CemeteryLOCATION 1680 Westview Drive SW Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, 30310 USA PHONE 404-755-6611 WEBSITE www.westviewcemetery.com/ MEMORIALS 59,993 added (75% photographed) Westview is a very large cemetery with over 125,000 graves. For photo requests, please contact the cemetery office at (404)755-6611 fo...

  • Decatur County, Georgia

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Decatur County, Georgia.The county was created by an act of the Georgia General Assembly on December 8, 1823, from a portion of Early County. In 1825, a portion of Decatur was used in the creation of Thomas County. In 1905, another portion of Decatur was used in the creation of part of Grady County. In 1920, the western portion of Dec...

  • Laurel Grove Cemetery

    Wikipedia =Laurel Grove Cemetery is a cemetery located in midtown Savannah, Georgia. It includes the original cemetery for whites (now known as Laurel Grove North) and a companion burial ground (called Laurel Grove South) that was reserved for slaves and free people of color. The original cemetery has countless graves of many of Savannah's Confederate veterans of the American Civil War. Laurel ...

  • Laurens County, Georgia

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Laurens County, Georgia.= Official Website =Laurens County was formed on December 10, 1807 and named after Lieutenant Colonel John Laurens, an American soldier and statesman from South Carolina during the American Revolutionary War. In August of 1919, the county was the site of the Ocmulgee, Georgia Race Riot. Adjacent Counties * Joh...

  • Gilmer County, Georgia

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Gilmer County, Georgia.The county was created on December 3, 1832 and was named for George Rockingham Gilmer. Adjacent Counties * Dawson County * Fannin County * Gordon County * Murray County * Pickens County Cities & Communities *Ai*Cartecay*Cherry Log*East Ellijay*Ellijay (County Seat)*Tails Creek*Whitepath*Whitestone*Yukon Links Wi...

  • Baldwin County, Georgia

    Wikipedia The county is named for Abraham Baldwin

  • Bacon County, Georgia

    Wikipedia =The county is named after Senator Augustus Octavius Bacon, II

  • Glynn County, Georgia

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Glynn County, Georgia.= Official Website = Overview Glynn County, one of the original eight counties in the state created on February 5, 1777, was named after John Glynn, a member of the British House of Commons who defended the cause of the American Colonies before the American Revolution. The Battle of Bloody Marsh was fought in Gly...

  • Augusta State University

    Wikipedia =Augusta State University was a public university located in Augusta, Georgia, United States. On August 10, 2012, Augusta State merged with Georgia Health Sciences University to form Georgia Regents University, which would later be known as Augusta University. Notable Alumni

  • Marion County, Georgia

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Marion County, Georgia.= Official Website =The county was created on December 14, 1827. The county was named for General Francis Marion of South Carolina. Adjacent Counties * Talbot County * Schley County * Webster County * Taylor County * Sumter County * Chattahoochee County Cities & Communities *Buena Vista (County Seat)

  • Georgia State University

    Wikipedia =Georgia State University (Georgia State, State, or GSU) is a public research university in Atlanta, Georgia. Founded in 1913, it is one of the University System of Georgia's four research universities. It is also the largest institution of higher education by enrollment based in Georgia and is in the top 10 in the nation in number of students with a diverse majority-minority student ...

  • Mercer University

    Wikipedia =Mercer University=Mercer University is the oldest private university in Georgia; its main campus is in Macon, Georgia, United States.Mercer enrolls more than 8,500 students in 12 colleges and schools: liberal arts, business, engineering, education, music, continuing and professional studies, law, theology, medicine, pharmacy, nursing, and health professions. Mercer undergraduates enj...

  • Calhoun County, Georgia

    Wikipedia =The county is named for Vice President John C. Calhoun .

  • Henry County, Georgia

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Henry County, Georgia.= Official Website =Henry County, Georgia was created by the Georgia State Legislature in 1821 from land acquired from the Creek Indian Nation by the First Treaty of Indian Springs. Jesse Johnson, son of John Johnson and great-grandfather of U.S. President Lyndon Baines Johnson, was a "first settler" of Henry Co...

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