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  • University of Chicago

    The University of Chicago ( UChicago ) is a private research university in Chicago, Illinois. Founded in 1890, its main campus is located in Chicago's Hyde Park neighborhood. In Fall 2021, it enrolled 18,452 students, including 7,559 undergraduates and 10,893 graduate students. The university is composed of an undergraduate college and five graduate research divisions, which contain all of the...

  • Cook County, Illinois

    This project is for those who were born, lived, and died in Cook County, Illinois. ==Cook County is a county in the U.S. state of Illinois. It is the second-most populous county in the United States after Los Angeles County, California. As of 2015, the population was 5,238,216. Its county seat is Chicago, the largest city in Illinois and third-most populous city in the United States. More than ...

  • Knox County, Illinois

    Please add profiles of people who were born, lived or died in Knox County, Illinois.= Official Website =The modern Knox County, Illinois, was organized in 1825 and was named in honor of Henry Knox, the first US Secretary of War. Adjacent Counties * Henry County * Mercer County * Stark County * Fulton County * Peoria County * Warren County Cities & Villages *Abingdon*Altona*East Galesburg* Gales...

  • Logan County, Illinois

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Logan County, Illinois.= Official Website =Established in 1839, Logan County was named after physician and State Representative John Logan, father of Union General John Alexander Logan. Adjacent Counties * DeWitt County * McLean County * Macon County * Menard County * Mason County * Sangamon County * Tazewell County

  • St. Patrick's Cemetery, Chatsworth, Illinois

    This project is for those who are buried in St. Patrick's Cemetery, Chatsworth, Livingston County, Illinois. Find a Grave

  • Moultrie County, Illinois

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Moultrie County, Illinois.= Official Website =Moultrie County was formed in 1843 and is named for South Carolina General, and later Governor, William Moultrie. Adjacent Counties * Douglas County * Piatt County * Coles County * Shelby County * Macon County Cities, Villages, Townships & Communities *Allenville*Arthur (part)*Bethany*Bruc...

  • Clark County, Illinois

    Please add profiles for people who were born, lived or died in Clark County, Illinois.= Official Website =Clark County was formed in 1819 out of Crawford County. At the time of its formation, Clark County included about a third of Illinois, and extended as far north as the present state of Wisconsin. In 1821 the northern part of Clark County became part of the newly created Pike County, and the...

  • Lake County, Illinois

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Lake County, Illinois.= Official Website =The county, which was primarily unsettled prairie and was still home to its native Potawatomi Indians, was created by the Illinois State Legislature in 1839. Adjacent Counties * Kenosha County, Wisc. * McHenry County * Cook County Cities *Highland Park*Highwood*Lake Forest*North Chicago*Park ...

  • Chicago, Cook County, Illinois

    This project is for those who were born, lived, and died in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois .==The name "Chicago" is derived from a French rendering of the Native American word shikaakwa, known to botanists as Allium tricoccum, from the Miami-Illinois language. The first known reference to the site of the current city of Chicago as "Checagou" was by Robert de LaSalle around 1679 in a memoir.In t...

  • State of Illinois

    This subportal is part of the USA Portal . == ILLINOIS = "The Prairie State; Land of Lincoln" Illinois is a state in the midwestern region of the United States, achieving statehood in 1818. It is the 6th most populous state and 25th largest state in terms of land area, and is noted as a microcosm of the entire country. The word "Illinois" comes from a French rendering of a native Algonquin word...

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  • St. Norbert's Cemetery, Hardin, Illinois

    This project is for those buried in St. Norbert's Cemetery, Hardin, Calhoun County, Illinois. Find a Grave IL GenWeb

  • Adams County , Illinois

    This project is for those that were born, lived and died in Adams County, Illinois .= Official Website =Adams County was formed in 1825 out of Pike County . Its name is in honor of the sixth President of the United States , John Quincy Adams .When it was created, Hancock County was temporarily attached to Adams until it could organize a county government. Adams County reduced to its current bor...

  • St. Matthew's Cemetery, Brussels, Illinois

    This project is for those who are buried in St. Matthew's Cemetery, Brussels, Illinois. The cemetery is located on Prosker Lane and Illinois River Road and is also known as St. Matthew Lutheran Church Cemetery . Find a Grave

  • St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Brussels, Illinois

    This project is for those buried in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Brussels, Calhoun County, Illinois. The cemetery is located on Main Street (County Road 1) and is also known as St. Mary's Cemetery . Find a Grave

  • St. Mary's Cemetery, Emington, Illinois

    This project is for those who are buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, Emington, Livingston County, Illinois. Located on 26573-26589 County Highway 4, the cemetery is also known as Loretto Cemetery and St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery . Find a Grave

  • Jews of Chicago

    This is an umbrella project for all projects related to Jews from Chicago.Jews came to Chicago from virtually every country in Europe and the Middle East, but especially from Germany and Eastern Europe. Unlike most other immigrant groups, Jews left the Old Country with no thoughts of ever returning to lands where so many had experienced poverty, discrimination, and even sporadic massacres.Jews ...

  • St. Liborius Church Cemetery, St. Libory, Illinois

    This project is for those who are buried in St. Liborius Church Cemetery, St. Libory, St. Clair County, Illinois. Find a Grave

  • St. Joseph's Cemetery, West Peoria, Illinois

    This project is for those who are buried in St. Joseph's Cemetery, West Peoria, Illinois. One of the oldest cemeteries in Peoria, founded in 1865, was originally nine acres. Acreage was added to the Cemetery in 1873, 1877 and again in 1934 to form its present size of approximately 25 acres. The original use was for families of German descent. However, members of the Lebanese community have als...

  • Saint Joseph's Cemetery, Meppen, Illinois

    This project is for those buried in Saint Joseph's Cemetery, Meppen, Calhoun County, Illinois. Find a Grave Saint Joseph Church Photos

  • St. Joseph's Cemetery, Alton, Illinois

    This project is for those who are buried in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Alton, Madison County, Illinois. Find a Grave

  • Bureau County, Illinois

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Bureau County, Illinois. History Bureau County was created from a portion of Putnam County in 1837. It is named for brothers Michel and Pierre Bureau, French Canadians who ran a trading post from 1776 until the 1780s near the conjunction of Big Bureau Creek with Illinois River. Their actual surname most likely was Belleau, but the loc...

  • Macoupin County, Illinois

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Macoupin County, Illinois.Macoupin County was established on January 17, 1829 and was named after Macoupin Creek, which in turn was an adaptation of the Miami-Illinois term for the American lotus, Nelumbo lutea.The county had previously played a major role in violent 1890s disputes that brought unwanted national attention, was at cent...

  • People associated with the history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

    Contents:=# Introduction# Finding Aids# Church Presidents# Quorum of 12 Apostles before 1844# Three Witnesses# Eight Witnesses# Current Quorum of Twelve Apostles# People Mentioned in Doctrine and Covenants# Others of Interest# Early Leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints# Haun's Mill Victims==Introduction:==The scope of this project is to complete accurate family trees on ge...

  • McLean County, Illinois

    Please add the profiles of anyone who was born, lived or died in McLean County, Illinois.= Official Web Site =McLean County, Illinois was formed in 1830 and named after former Illinois Sen. John McLean (D-IL) . = Official Web Site = Adjacent Counties * Livingston County * Ford County * Woodford County * Champaign County * Piatt County * DeWitt County

  • Eestlased Chicagos - Chicago Estonians

    Siia projekti kogume kõik eestlased kes on Chicagos või selle ümbruses elanud mõnda aega, tegutsenud eesti organisatsioonides ja osalenud eestipärastel üritustel. Nende hulgas:Chicago Eesti Maja (Estonian House of Chicago)Chicago Eesti SeltsPõhja Illinois Eestlaste KoondisEELK Chicago Esimene KogudusEELK Chicago Pauluse KogudusKesk - Lääne Eesti Noorte Koondis (KLENK)Chicago Eesti SegakoorPõhja...

  • Peoria County, Illinois

    Please add profiles for people who were born, lived or died in Peoria County, Illinois. Official Wesbite Peoria County was formed in 1825 and was named for the Peoria, an Illiniwek people who lived there. Adjacent Counties Knox County Stark County Fulton County Marshall County Woodford County Cities & Villages Bartonville Bellevue Brimfield Chillicothe Dunlap ...

  • Stephenson County, Illinois, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Stephenson County, IL.

  • McHenry County, Illinois

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in McHenry County, Illinois.= Official Website =McHenry County was formed in 1836 and was named for Major William McHenry, a member of the Illinois Militia during Tecumseh's War, a major during the Blackhawk War in 1832, and a member of the Illinois House of Representatives and Senate. Adjacent Counties * Kenosha County, Wisc. * Lake Cou...

  • Illinois in the US Civil War (USA) 1861-1865

    This project is used to relate all units from Illinois who served in the Union Army.

  • Roseland Cemetery, Monroe Center, Illinois

    This project is for those buried in Roseland Cemetery, Monroe Center, Ogle County, Illinois. The cemetery is located on Crill Road and is also known as Dutchtown Cemetery . Find a Grave

  • Peoria (City), Illinois

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in the city of Peoria, Illinois.= Official Website = Overview Peoria is the county seat of Peoria County, is the largest city on the Illinois River and is the oldest European settlement in Illinois. French explorers René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle and Henri de Tonti constructed Fort Crevecoeur. This fort would later burn to the g...

  • Champaign-Urbana, Illinois

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in the cities of Champaign-Urbana, Illinois.==Both cities are located in Champaign County with Urbana being the county seat.The area has a population of 231,891 as determined by the 2010 U.S. Census. It is home to the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, the flagship campus of the University of Illinois system. Journalists frequen...

  • Champaign County, Illinois

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Champaign County, Illinois.= Official Website =Champaign County was organized in 1833, having been previously a part of Vermilion County. The county and county seat were named for Champaign County, Ohio and Urbana, Ohio respectively, the homeplace of the Illinois legislator who sponsored the bill to create the county. The development...

  • Ropp Cemetery, Hudson, Illinois

    This project is for those who are buried in Ropp Cemetery, located on 2100 North Road, Hudson, McLean County, Illinois. Find a Grave

  • Rock Island National Cemetery

    Wikipedia Rock Island National Cemetery is a United States National Cemetery located within Rock Island Arsenal near the city of Rock Island, Illinois. Find a Grave

  • Rock Island County, Illinois, USA

    Please add those who were born, lived, or died in Rock Island County, Illinois. Wikipedia Genealogy Trails GenWebsite Find a Grave

  • Winnebago County, Illinois, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Winnebago County, IL.

  • Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

    Wikipedia Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science (RFUMS) is a nonprofit, private, interprofessional graduate school located in North Chicago, Illinois. It has more than 2,000 students in five schools: the Chicago Medical School, the College of Health Professions, the College of Pharmacy, the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, and the Dr. William M. Scholl College of Pod...

  • Education in Illinois

    This subportal is part of the Illinois Portal and the Education in the United States Portal . = Welcome to the Education in Illinois subportal! This subportal is part of the Education in the United States portal, which is in turn part of Geni's umbrella portal for all education-related projects. We hope this categorization makes things easier for you to find! If you have a project ...

  • Roosevelt University

    Wikipedia Roosevelt University is a coeducational, private university with campuses in Chicago, Illinois and Schaumburg, Illinois. Founded in 1945, the university is named in honor of both former President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt. The university's curriculum is based on principles of social justice. The university enrolls around 7,000 students between its un...

  • Rockingham County, North Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Rockingham County, North Carolina. Official Website History Between 1728 and 1733, the Dan River Valley was surveyed by William Byrd II. He soon thereafter purchased 20,000 acres of the land, attracting prospective farmers. The region's first western settlers came from Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, and Virginia and were of...

  • Rockford, Illinois

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Rockford, Illinois. Official Website Rockford is the county seat of Winnebago County and lies on the Rock River. History Rockford traces its roots to 1834, as the combined settlements of Midway were founded on both banks of the Rock River. On the west bank, Germanicus Kent and Thatcher Blake (with his slave Lewis Lemon) founded...

  • Bloomington-Normal, McLean County, Illinois

    Please add those who were born, lived or died in Bloomington or Normal, Illinois.Bloomington and Normal are twin cities, though Bloomington has the larger population and is the county seat. = Official Website = Bloomington The Bloomington area was at the edge of a large grove occupied by the Kickapoo people before the first Euro-American settlers arrived in the early 1820s. Springing from the s...

  • Illinois with Counties, Cities, and Towns Project

    This project is part of the State of Illinois Portal. = ==This project is for those FROM Illinois and/or their respective Counties.==There are 102 counties in the state of Illinois.Most counties in Illinois were named after early American leaders, especially of the American Revolutionary War, as well as soldiers from the Battle of Tippecanoe and the War of 1812. Some are named after natural fea...

  • Vermilion County, Illinois, USA

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Vermilion County, IL.

  • Massac County, Illinois

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Massac County, Illinois. Established in 1843 and named for the French Fort Massac founded in the 18th century. Fort Massac Fort Massac was built by the French in 1757, during the French and Indian War and was originally called "Fort de L’Ascension." The name was changed in 1759, to honor of Claud Louis d'Espinchal, Marquis de Ma...

  • Ridott Township Cemetery, Ridott, Illinois

    This project is for those who are buried in the Ridott Township Cemetery, Ridott, Stephenson County, Illinois. Find a Grave

  • Calhoun County, Illinois

    Please add profiles of people who were born, lived or died in Calhoun County, Illinois.= Official Website = History Calhoun County was settled by Americans during the very early 19th century, and officially organized in 1825. It was named for Vice President John C. Calhoun, in addition to the Calhoun family that was prominent in the area at the time. The southern side of the county, covered in ...

  • LaSalle County, Illinois

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in LaSalle County, Illinois.= Official Website =LaSalle County was formed on January 15, 1831 out of Tazewell and Putnam Counties. It is named for the early French explorer René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle.William D. Boyce founded the Boy Scouts of America in Ottawa. He and two other founders established the BSA, but Boyce is give...

  • Livingston County, Illinois

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Livingston County, Illinois.Livingston was established on February 27, 1837. It was named after Edward Livingston, a prominent politician who was mayor of New York City and represented New York in the United States House of Representatives and Louisiana in both houses of Congress. He later served as Andrew Jackson's Secretary of Stat...

  • Sangamon County, Illinois, USA

    Please add profiles for people who were born, lived or died in Sangamon County, IL.

  • Richland County, Illinois

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Richland County, Illinois. Richland County, named after Richland County, Ohio, was established on February 24, 1841. Adjacent Counties Jasper County Crawford County Lawrence County Wabash County Clay County Wayne County Edwards County Cities, Villages & Townships Berryville

  • Restvale Cemetery,Alsip, Cook County, Illinois, 60803 USA

    Restvale Cemetery, Alsip, Cook County, Illinois, 60803 USA: Find a Grave This cemetery is located in Alsip, Worth Township, Cook County, Illinois

  • Wabash County, Illinois, USA

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Wabash County, IL.

  • Lee County, Illinois

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Lee County, Illinois.= Official Website =The county was named for Lighthorse Harry Lee, officer in the Revolutionary War, or Richard Henry Lee, member of the Continental Congress. It was organized on February 27, 1839.President Ronald Reagan lived in Dixon as a boy and attended Dixon High School. Adjacent Counties * DeKalb County * Og...

  • Whiteside County, Illinois, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Whiteside County, IL.

  • Monroe County, Illinois

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Monroe County, Illinois.= Official Website =Monroe County was formed in 1816. It was named in honor of James Monroe,[4] who had just served as United States Secretary of War and who was elected President later that same year. Adjacent Counties * Jefferson County, Missouri * St. Louis County, Missouri * Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri ...

  • Tazewell County, Illinois, USA

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Tazewell County, IL.

  • Randolph County, Illinois

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Randolph County, Illinois. Official Website Owing to its role in the state's history, the county motto is "Where Illinois Began." It contains the historically important village of Kaskaskia, Illinois's first capital. The county is part of Southern Illinois in the southern portion of the state known locally as "Little Egypt", and ...

  • Macon County, Illinois

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Macon County, Illinois.= Official Wesbite =Macon County was formed on January 19, 1829 out of Shelby County. It was named for Nathaniel Macon, a Colonel in the Revolutionary War. Macon later served as senator from North Carolina until his resignation in 1828. In 1830, future US President Abraham Lincoln and his family moved to Macon ...

  • Edgar County, Illinois

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Edgar County, Illinois.= Official Website =Edgar County was formed out of Clark County in 1823. It was named for John Edgar, an Irish-born officer in the Royal Navy who resigned rather than fight against the Americans in the Revolutionary War. Adjacent Counties * Clark County * Vigo County, Ind. * Coles County * Douglas County * Vermi...

  • Oakwood Cemetery, Dixon, Illinois

    This project is for those who are buried in Oakwood Cemetery, 416 South Dement Avenue, Dixon, Lee County, Illinois Notable Burials William Henry McMaster (1877-1968) - Governor of South Dakota; US Senate Ward Taylor "Grump" Miller (1884-1958) - MLB Player Charles Rudolph Walgreen, Jr. (1906-2007) - Businessman Charles Rudolph Walgreen, Sr. (1873-1939) - Businessman Links Fin...

  • Ogle County, Illinois

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Ogle County, Illinois.= Official Website =Ogle County was formed in 1836 and named in honor of Captain Joseph Ogle, a veteran of the Revolutionary War who settled in Illinois in 1785. Adjacent Counties * Boone County * DeKalb County * Winnebago County * Lee County * Whiteside County * Carroll County Cities & Villages *Adeline*Byron*Cr...

  • Monmouth College

    Wikipedia =Monmouth College is a four-year coeducational private liberal arts college located in Monmouth, Illinois, United States. Monmouth is a selective, exclusively undergraduate four-year institution that enrolls approximately 1,300 students from 35 countries. Students choose courses from 35 major programs, 30 minors and 16 pre-professional programs in a core curriculum that features stron...

  • Mason County, Illinois

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Mason County, Illinois.Mason County was created in 1841 and is named in honor of George Mason, a member of the Virginia legislature who campaigned for the adoption of the United States Bill of Rights. Adjacent Counties * Logan County * Menard County * Tazewell County * Cass County * Schuyler County * Fulton County Cities, Towns, Villa...

  • Quincy National Cemetery

    Wikipedia Quincy National Cemetery is a small United States National Cemetery located in the city of Quincy, in Adams County, Illinois. Find a Grave

  • Quincy , Adams County ,Illinois

    This project is for those that were born, lived or died in Quincy, Adams County, Illinois. Wikipedia

  • Putnam County, Illinois

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Putnam County, Illinois. Official Website The county was formed in 1825 and named after Israel Putnam, who was a general in the American Revolution. Adjacent Counties Bureau County LaSalle County Marshall County Villages, Townships & Communities Florid Granville Hennepin Magnolia Mark McNabb Moronts ...

  • DeWitt County, Illinois

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in DeWitt County, Illinois.The county was formed on March 1, 1839 from Macon and McLean counties. The county was named in honor of the seventh Governor of New York State, DeWitt Clinton. Adjacent Counties * McLean County * Piatt County * Macon County * Logan County Cities, Townships & Villages *Barnett*Clinton (County Seat)*Clintonia*Cre...

  • Pulaski County, Illinois

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Pulaski County, Illinois. Official Website Pulaski County was formed on March 3, 1843 and was named in honor of Casimir Pułaski who was killed at the Siege of Savannah in the Revolutionary War. It is located along the Ohio River in the southwestern portion of the state, known locally as "Little Egypt". Adjacent Counties John...

  • Old Barry Cemetery, Barry, Illinois

    This project is for those buried in the Old Barry Cemetery, or just Barry Cemetery , located on Mortimer Street, Barry, Pike County, Illinois. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) feature ID for the cemetery is 1852457 (Barry Cemetery / Old Barry Cemetery). Find a Grave

  • Pike County,Illinois

    This project is for those that were born, lived, and died in Pike County, Illinios.

  • 41st Illinois Infantry (USA), US Civil War

    UNION ILLINOIS VOLUNTEERS===41st Regiment, Illinois Infantry==Organized at Decatur, Ill., and mustered in August 5, 1861. Moved to St. Louis, Mo., August 8, 1861, thence to Bird's Point, Mo., August 29, and to Paducah, Ky., September 8. Attached to District of Cairo to December, 1861. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, District of Cairo, to February, 1862. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, District of West Te...

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  • Shelby County, Illinois, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Shelby County, IL.

  • Pope County, Illinois

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Pope County, Illinois. The county was organized in 1816 and named after Nathaniel Pope, a politician and jurist from the Illinois Territory and State of Illinois. Adjacent Counties Hardin County Saline County Livingston County, Ken. Massac County Johnson County Williamson County Cities, Villages & Communities ...

  • Poore Cemetery, Mozier, Illinois

    This project is for those who are buried in Poore Cemetery, Mozier, Calhoun County, Illinois. The cemetery is also known as Poor Cemetery . Find a Grave

  • Kankakee County, Illinois

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Kankakee County, Illinois.= Official Website =An act of the Illinois Legislature created Kankakee County in February 1853 and was named for the Kankakee River.French Canadian Settlers came to Kankakee County in 1834, after the federal government signed the Treaty of Camp Tippecanoe in 1832. They were soon joined by migrants from New ...

  • North Fork Cemetery, Long Creek, Illinois

    This project is for those who are buried in North Fork Cemetery, located on 5326 North Fork Road, Long Creek, Macon County, Illinois. Find a Grave

  • Our Lady of Angels School Fire

    Our Lady of the Angels was an elementary school consisting of kindergarten through eighth grade. It was located at 909 North Avers Avenue in the Humboldt Park area of Chicago's West Side, on the northeast corner of West Iowa Street and North Avers Avenue (some sources describe the school as "in Austin"). The neighborhood had originally been heavily Irish-American, but gradually developed in the...

  • Saline County, Illinois, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Saline County, IL.

  • Piatt County, Illinois

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Piatt County, Illinois. Official Website Piatt County was formed in 1841 from Macon and Dewitt counties. Two local residents, James A. Piatt and Jesse Warner, were instrumental in forming the county. It was named after James A. Piatt after winning a coin flip against Jesse Warner. Abraham Lincoln practiced law in Piatt County as ...

  • Iroquois County, Illinois

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Iroquois County, Illinois.= Official Website =Iroquois County was created on February 26, 1833 and was named after the Iroquois Indian tribe. Adjacent Counties * Benton County, Ind. * Newton County, Ind. * Vermilion County * Ford County * Kankakee County Cities, Villages & Townships Artesian | Ash Grove | Ashkum | Beaver | Beaverville...

  • Perry County, Illinois

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Perry County, Illinois. Official Website Perry County was formed in 1827 and was named in honor of Oliver Hazard Perry who defeated the British fleet at the decisive Battle of Lake Erie in the War of 1812. Adjacent Counties Jefferson County Franklin County Jackson County Randolph County Washington County Cities, ...

  • Mount Hope Cemetery & Mausoleum, Urbana, Illinois

    This project is for those interred in the Mount Hope Cemetery & Mausoleum, Urbana, Champaign County, Illinois. The cemetery is located between Pennsylvania and Florida Avenues, in the south part of Urbana in Section 18, within the city limits, but not part of the city. It was incorporated on October 25, 1856. There are several sections-- Jesse Burt's First Additions, Burt and Beardsley's Addi...

  • Schuyler County, Illinois, USA

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Schuyler County, IL.

  • Kane County, Illinois

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Kane County, Illinois.= Official Website =Kane County was formed in 1836 and was named in honor of Elias Kane, United States Senator from Illinois, and the first Secretary of State of Illinois. Adjacent Counties * DuPage County * Cook County * Will County * DeKalb County * McHenry County * Kendall County Cities * Aurora (part)

  • Lawn Ridge Cemetery, Lawn Ridge, Illinois

    This project is for those buried in Lawn Ridge Cemetery, Marshall County, Illinois. Find a Grave IL GenWeb

  • Marshall County, Illinois

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Marshall County, Illinois.Marshall County was formed in 1839 and was named in honor of John Marshall, Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court, who died in 1835. Adjacent Counties * Bureau County * LaSalle County * Putnam County * Woodford County * Stark County * Peoria County Cities, Villages, Townships & Communities Bell Pla...

  • 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...

  • Chicago State University

    Wikipedia =Chicago State University (CSU) is a state university of the U.S. state of Illinois, located in Chicago. The University is a member-school of Thurgood Marshall College Fund. Notable Alumni

  • Bradley University

    Wikipedia =Bradley University is a private, mid-sized university in Peoria, Illinois. Founded in 1897, Bradley University currently enrolls 5,700 students.The Bradley Polytechnic Institute was founded by philanthropist Lydia Moss Bradley in 1897 in memory of her husband Tobias and their six children, all of whom died early and suddenly, leaving Bradley a childless widow. The Bradleys had discus...

  • Jersey County, Illinois

    Please add people who were born, lived or died in Jersey County, Illinois.The county was the former home of the Kickapoo, Menomini, Potawatomi, and Illiniwek Confederation American Indians. The first European explorers to visit the area, Father Marquette and Louis Jolliet, arrived in 1673. It was founded on February 28, 1839 and was named for the state of New Jersey, from which many of the earl...

  • Oswego Cemetery, Oswego, Illinois

    This project is for those who are buried in Oswego Cemetery, Oswego, Kendall County, Illinois. The cemetery is located on Main Street, near the intersection of Routes 25 & 71 and is also called Oswego Township Cemetery . The cemetery was originally owned by J.B. Judson. Judson sold the first lot in the cemetery to Amos Holt for $3.00. First plot was sold in 1855. Judson continued as owner wel...

  • National Radio Hall of Fame

    National Radio Hall of Fame=The National Radio Hall of Fame is a project of Bruce DuMont, CEO of the Museum of Broadcast Communications, and is described as a museum dedicated to recognizing those who have contributed to the development of the radio medium throughout its history in the United States. The Hall of Fame is slated to be housed in a wing of the Museum of Broadcast Communications bui...

  • Knoxville, Illinois

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Knoxville, Knox County, Illinois.= Official Website =Knoxville was established on January 15, 1831, and called Henderson until its name was changed to Knoxville on December 22, 1832 when it became the county seat. It was one of the first 10 municipalities incorporated in the state and is the oldest town in Knox County. James Knox was ...

  • Morgan County, Illinois

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Morgan County, Illinois.Morgan County was formed in 1823 and was named in honor of General Daniel Morgan, who defeated the British at the Battle of Cowpens in the American Revolutionary War. Adjacent Counties * Cass County * Sangamon County * Brown County * Pike County * Greene County * Macoupin County * Scott County

  • Gallatin County, Illinois

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Gallatin County, Illinois.Gallatin county was organized in 1812. It was named for Albert Gallatin, who was then Secretary of the Treasury. It is the location of the Civil War Union Army Campsite of Camp Mather-Camp Logan. Adjacent Counties * Hamilton County * Hardin County * Posey County, Ind. * Saline County * Union County, Ken. * Wh...

  • Nauvoo, Illinois

    Please profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois.= Official Website = History The area of Nauvoo was first called Quashquema, named in honor of the Native American chief who headed a Sauk and Fox settlement numbering nearly 500 lodges. By 1827, white settlers had built cabins in the area. By 1829 this area of Hancock County had grown sufficiently so that...

  • Hancock County, Illinois

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Hancock County, Illinois.Hancock County was part of the "Military Tract" set aside by Congress to reward veterans of the War of 1812. Actual settlement of the interior of the county was delayed by concerns about hostile American Indians. After their defeat in the Blackhawk War in 1832, settlement proceeded quickly.Hancock County was ...

  • Northeastern Illinois University

    Wikipedia =Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU) is a public state university located in Chicago, Illinois. NEIU serves 10,000 students in the region and is a federally designated Hispanic Serving Institution. The main campus is located in the community area of North Park with three additional campuses in the metropolitan area. NEIU has one of the longest running free form community radio sta...

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