Genealogy Projects tagged with Gloucester County on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Gloucester County, Virginia, USA

    This area was inhabited for thousands of years by successive cultures of hunter-gatherer Indian peoples; artifacts have been dated to at least the late Woodland Period (c. AD 1000). An important village site known as Werowocomoco was occupied by c. AD 1200 by the Algonquian-speaking peoples of the numerous emerging tribes in the area. Before the late 16th century, the Powhatan Confederacy had ...

  • Gloucester County, New Jersey

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Gloucester County, New Jersey. Official Website The county was named for the city of Gloucester county of Gloucestershire in England. Woodbury, founded in 1683 by Henry Wood, is the oldest municipality in the county. The municipality of National Park hosts the site of the Revolutionary War Battle of Red Bank where Fort Mercer once ...

  • Eglington Cemetery, Clarksboro, New Jersey

    Established in 1776, this cemetery is located on 320 Kings Highway Route 551, Clarksboro, Gloucester County, New Jersey. Official Website Find a Grave Billion Graves

  • Battle of Gloucester Point, VA May 7, 1861, US Civil War

    The Battle of Gloucester Point, Virginia was the first reported exchange of fire in the American Civil War, following the surrender of Fort Sumter. As Lincoln extended the Union blockade to include Virginia, the rebels (notionally Confederates) tried to deny Union access to the local estuaries. On May 7, 1861, Lieutenant Thomas O. Selfridge, Jr. commanding the USS Yankee was ordered to reconnoi...

  • Aura Methodist Cemetery, Aura, New Jersey

    This cemetery is located in Aura, Gloucester County, New Jersey. The original church burned down in the 1880's I believe, but the cemetery was the original. I think it is at least 150 yrs. old. This is a complete work, I have walked the cemetery and read all the existing headstones. I began in Feb and finished in Oct. 2001. - Sandy Cunningham ( Find a Grave

  • Woodbury Memorial Park, West Deptford, New Jersey

    This project is for those buried in Woodbury Memorial Park, West Deptford, Gloucester County, New Jersey. Find a Grave

  • Rowan University

    Wikipedia Rowan University is a public university in Glassboro, New Jersey, United States, with a satellite campus in Camden, New Jersey. The school was founded in 1923 as Glassboro Normal School on a twenty-five acre site donated by the town. The school became New Jersey State Teachers College at Glassboro in the 1930s, and Glassboro State College in 1958. Starting in the 1970s, it grew into a...