Genealogy Projects tagged with Harlan County on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Harlan County, Nebraska

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Harlan County, Nebraska. A party of forty men from eastern Nebraska settled near the site of present-day Orleans in August 1870. In 1871, a party from the Wyoming Territory, led by Thomas Harlan, settled near present-day Alma, which was named after a settler's daughter. In that year, Harlan County was separated from Lincoln County by...

  • Harlan County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Harlan County, Kentucky. History Harlan County was formed in 1819. It is named after Silas Harlan. With the help of his uncle Jacob and his brother James, Harlan built a log stockade near Danville, which was known as "Harlan's Station". The Harlan County War in the 1930s consisted of violent confrontations among strikers, strikeb...