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  • Grant County, Indiana

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Grant County, Indiana.= Official Website =Grant County was formed in 1831 by settlers from Kentucky and Virginia. It was named for Captains Samuel and Moses Grant of Kentucky, who were killed fighting indigenous warriors north of the Ohio River.On 7 August 1930, a mob of an estimated 5,000 people took three young black men, Thomas Sh...

  • Henry County, Indiana

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Henry County, Indiana.= Official Website =Henry County was formed in 1822 from the Delaware New Purchase resulting from the Treaty of St. Mary's in 1818. It was named for Patriot Patrick Henry, governor of Virginia. Adjacent Counties * Delaware County * Randolph County * Madison County * Fayette County * Wayne County * Rush County * ...

  • Hamilton County, Indiana

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Hamilton County, Indiana.= Official Website =The county was established in 1823 and was named for Alexander Hamilton, the first secretary of the treasury. Adjacent Counties * Boone County * Clinton County * Tipton County * Marion County * Hancock County * Madison County Cities, Towns & Townships *Adams*Arcadia*Atlanta*Carmel*Cicero

  • Indianapolis, Indiana

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana.= Official Website = History In 1818, the Delaware Indians relinquished their tribal lands in the Treaty of St. Mary's. In 1821, Indianapolis was founded as a planned city for the new seat of Indiana's state government. The city was platted by Alexander Ralston and Elias Pym Fordham on a 1-square-m...

  • Marion County, Indiana

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Marion County, Indiana.= Official Website =Marion County was created on April 1, 1822, from part of the "New Purchase" lands that had been obtained from its inhabitants, the Lenape, by the Treaty of St. Mary's. It is named for Francis Marion , a Brigadier General from South Carolina in the American Revolutionary War. Adjacent Countie...

  • Oakland Cemetery, Indiana, Pennsylvania

    This project is for those interred in Oakland Cemetery & Mausoleum located on 845 Rose Street, Indiana, Indiana County, Pennsylvania.Oakland Cemetery was established in December 1863 on a wheat field originally owned by James Clark. It wasn't incorporated into a non-profit corporation until March 30, 1984.The first burial was in August of 1864, that of an infant son of the Carson family. Howeve...

  • Mt. Zion Cemetery, Mineral City, Indiana

    Please add profiles of those buried in Mt. Zion Cemetery, Mineral City, Greene County, Indiana. Find a Grave

  • Greene County, Indiana

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Greene County, Indiana.= Official Website =Greene County was formed in 1821 and was named for General Nathanael Greene, who commanded the southern theater in the American Revolutionary War.The beginning of Greene county:* 1st Monday of February, 1821. By an enabling Act of the Indiana General Assembly. Prior to 1816, the year Indiana ...

  • Apostolic Christian Cemetery, French Township, Adams County, Indiana

    The cemetery is located in French Township (SW quadrant of the SW quadrant of the SW quadrant of Section 9 Township 26N Range 13E) on the northeast corner of the intersection of S County Road 700 W and W County Road 200 S. The cemetery was established in 1936 and is across the road from the Apostolic Christian Church and the old cemetery (both in Wells County), established in 1879, that is next...

  • Proctor Cemetery, Fort Ritner, Indiana

    The cemetery is located in Fort Ritner, Lawrence County, Indiana It is also known as Dixon Chapel Cemetery . Find a Grave

  • Sweet Cemetery, Albion, Indiana

    Please add profiles of those buried in Sweet Cemetery, Albion, Noble County, Indiana. Find a Grave IN GenWeb

  • Jackson County, Indiana

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Jackson County, Indiana.= Official Website =Jackson County was formed in 1816. It was named after General Andrew Jackson. The county was the site of the first recorded train robbery of a moving train in the United States. On October 6, 1866 the Reno Gang robbed an Ohio and Mississippi Railway train, making off with over $10,000. Adja...

  • Lawrence County, Indiana

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Lawrence County, Indiana.= Official Website =Lawrence County was formed in 1818 and was named for Captain James Lawrence, who uttered the famous words "Don't give up the ship." after being mortally wounded during the War of 1812. Adjacent Counties * Jackson County * Monroe County * Washington County * Greene County * Martin County * ...

  • Indiana counties, cities and towns

    This project is for those that were born, lived, and died in Indiana. Please consult links for further information. County/ County Seat * Adams County Decatur * Allen County Fort Wayne* Bartholomew County Columbus* Benton County Fowler* Blackford County Hartford City* Boone County Lebanon* Brown County Nashville* Carroll County Delphi* Cass County Logansport* Clark County Jeffersonville* Clay C...

  • Lake County, Indiana

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Lake County, Indiana. History Originally inhabited by the Potawatomi and generations of indigenous ancestors, Lake County was established by European Americans on February 16, 1837. It was named for its location on Lake Michigan.Inland Steel Company established a plant in East Chicago in 1903 and U.S. Steel founded one in Gary in 190...

  • Anderson Cemetery, Warren Park, Indiana

    The cemetery is located in Warren Township (N half of the NE quadrant of the NW quadrant of Section 2 Township 15N Range 4E) on the south side of 10th Street at its intersection with N Ridgeview Drive and on the north side of E 10th Street east of its intersection with N Ridgeview Drive. It is located in marion County, Indiana. Indiana Cemetery Locations, Volume 1, published by the Indiana Gen...

  • Noble County, Indiana

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Noble County, Indiana.= Official Website =Noble County's government was organized beginning in 1836. The county was named for a family that was influential in Indiana politics at the time, including the Indiana governor at the time (1831-1837) Noah Noble and his brother, James, who served as the state's first senator after it gained s...

  • Valparaiso University

    Wikipedia Valparaiso University, known colloquially as Valpo, is a regionally accredited private university located in Valparaiso, Indiana, United States. The university is a coed, four-year, private institution that enrolls about 4,500 students from over 50 countries. Covering 350 acres, Valpo’s campus is approximately one hour southeast of Chicago. The city of Valparaiso is part of the Chi...

  • Owensburg Cemetery, Owensburg, Indiana

    The cemetery is located off State Highway 58 on the south side of E. Wilson Court about 0.4 miles south of its intersection with Orchard Lane in Owensburg, Greene County, Indiana. Find a Grave

  • Greene County Indiana Research and Ancestors

    Note: While using ANY genealogical website or program...please be informed that ANY possible family connections are NOT valid until they can be verified with documentation. PLEASE ALL PROFILES MUST SHOW A CONNECTION TO GREENE COUNTY INDIANA and some documnetation to prove the connection NO BLANK PROFILES PLEASE - * 1 - as emigrating to Greene county Indiana - with a about data and source includ...

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

    This project is used to relate all units from Indiana who served in the Union Army. Indiana in the American Civil War on Wikipedia See also on the Internet:* Civil War - Indiana : Indiana's role in the Civil War, including a Soldier Search and Indiana Regimental Histories.* Civil War Regiment Recruitments by Indiana Counties : Placement of recruitment of Indiana's Civil War regiments and batter...

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  • Anderson Memorial Park, Anderson, Indiana

    Anderson Memorial Park Cemetery was established in 1929. It is located on 6805 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, Anderson, Madison County, Indiana. Official Website Find a Grave

  • Martin County, Indiana

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Martin County, Indiana.= Official Website =Martin County was partitioned off from parts of other counties, being authorized on 20 January 1820. It was named for Maj. John T. Martin of Newport, Kentucky. Adjacent Counties * Greene County * Daviess County * Dubois County * Orange County * Lawrence County Cities, Towns, Townships & Commu...

  • Monroe County, Indiana

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Monroe County, Indiana.= Official Website =Monroe County was formed in 1818 and was named for James Monroe, fifth President of the United States. Adjacent Counties * Brown County * Jackson County * Morgan County * Lawrence County * Greene County * Owen County Cities, Towns, Townships & Communities Arlington | Bean Blossom | Benton | ...

  • Huntington County, Indiana

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Huntington County, Indiana.= Official Website =Huntington County was organized from previously unorganized Indiana territory and lands gained by the Adams New Purchase of 1818. The county's creation was authorized by act of the Indiana State legislature dated 2 February 1832. The county was named for Samuel Huntington, who signed the...

  • New Prospect Cemetery, Hanover, Indiana

    This project is for those buried in New Prospect Cemetery, Hanover, Jefferson County, Indiana. Find a Grave Billion Graves

  • Hanover College

    Wikipedia =Hanover College is a private liberal arts college, located in Hanover, in the U.S. state of Indiana, near the banks of the Ohio River. The college is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church. Founded in 1827 by the Rev. John Finley Crowe, it is the oldest private college in Indiana. The Hanover athletic teams participate in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference. Graduates of Ha...

  • Jefferson County, Indiana

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Jefferson County, Indiana.= Official Website =Jefferson County was formed in 1811. It was named for Thomas Jefferson, principal draftsman of the Northwest Ordinance and President of the United States from 1801 through 1809. Adjacent Counties * Carroll County, Ken. * Switzerland County * Trimble County, Ken. * Clark County * Scott Coun...

  • Sullivan County, Indiana

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Sullivan County, Indiana. Official Website History On February 25, 1779, Col. George Rogers Clark captured Fort Sackville at Vincennes from the British. About six miles west at Pointe Coupee on the Wabash River on March 2, 1779, Capt. Leonard Helm commanding three boats and 50 volunteers from Vincennes captured a reinforcement f...

  • Clark County, Indiana

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Clark County, Indiana.= Official Website = History Clark County lies on the north bank of the Ohio River. A significant gateway to the state of Indiana, Clark County's settlement began in 1783. The state of Virginia rewarded General George Rogers Clark and his regiment for their victorious capture of Forts Kaskaskia, Cahokia, and Vinc...

  • Shiloh Cemetery, Hibernia, Indiana

    Shiloh Cemetery is also known as Owen Township Cemetery. It is located on Blue Ridge Road, in Hibernia, Clark County, Indiana. Find a Grave

  • Porter County, Indiana

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Porter County, Indiana. Official Website In 1837 the county was organized and was named for Capt. David Porter, naval officer during the Barbary Wars and the War of 1812. In 1962, Bethlehem Steel built a large integrated steel mill on the shores of Lake Michigan, which is now owned and operated by ArcelorMittal. The construction o...

  • Switzerland County, Indiana

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Switzerland County, Indiana. Official Website The state legislature of Indiana authorized Switzerland County effective 1 October 1814 and was named for the country of Switzerland. Industrial wine grape production in Switzerland County earned the area the title "The Rhineland of America". Adjacent Counties Ohio County Boon...

  • Dearborn County, Indiana

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Dearborn County, Indiana.= Official Website =The western boundary of Ohio had been determined by the Greenville Treaty Line of 1795. In 1803 a wedge, or pie shaped, piece of land in Hamilton County east of the treaty line along Ohio's southwestern border was ceded to the Indiana Territory. It was nicknamed "The Gore," and became Dearb...

  • Indiana University

    Wikipedia Indiana University (IU) is a multi-campus public university system in the state of Indiana, United States. Indiana University has a combined student body of more than 110,000 students, including approximately 43,000 students enrolled at the Indiana University Bloomington campus and approximately 31,000 students enrolled at the Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPU...

  • Allen County, Indiana

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Allen County, Indiana. Official Website Allen County was organized on December 17, 1823, and formed on April 1, 1824, at the Ewing Tavern. The county is named for Colonel John Allen , an attorney and Kentucky state senator who was killed in the War of 1812 . Since 1852, Allen County has been home to an Old Order Amish community ...

  • Lindenwood Cemetery, Fort Wayne, Indiana

    Lindenwood Cemetery is a rural cemetery in Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana, established in 1859. With over 69,000 graves and covering 175 acres, it is one of the largest cemeteries in Indiana. Famous interments include some of the most important political figures from Fort Wayne history including Samuel Hanna (1797- 1866), Jesse L. Williams (1807-1886), Allen Hamilton (1798-1864), Colonel Ge...

  • St. Joseph County, Indiana

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in St. Joseph County, Indiana. Official Website Formed in 1830, it was named for the St. Joseph River which flows through it to Lake Michigan. Adjacent Counties Berrien County, Mich. Cass County, Mich. Elkhart County Marshall County Starke County LaPorte County Cities & Towns Mishawaka Indian Village Lake...

  • DeKalb County, Indiana

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in DeKalb County, Indiana.= Official Website =DeKalb County was formed in 1837. It was named for the heroic General Johann de Kalb, a Continental Army officer from Bavaria, who was fatally wounded at the Battle of Camden, South Carolina. The original settlers to arrive in DeKalb County were migrants from New England who were settling th...

  • Fort Wayne, Indiana

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Fort Wayne, Indiana.Fort Wayne is the county seat of Allen County.= Official Website = Overview Wikipedia Fort Wayne was built in 1794 by the United States Army under the direction of American Revolutionary War general Anthony Wayne, the last in a series of forts built near the Miami village of Kekionga. Named in Wayne's honor, the Eu...

  • Steuben County, Indiana

    Please add profiles for people who were born, lived or died in Steuben County, Indiana. The county was created in 1835, as one of the original thirteen counties in Indiana. It was named for Baron Frederick von Steuben, an officer of the American Revolutionary War. For a complete list of Townships & Communities, please see Wikipedia . Adjacent Counties Branch County, Mich. Hills...

  • Shelby County, Indiana

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Shelby County, Indiana. Official Website The Indiana State Legislature passed a bill on 31 December 1821 that authorized the creation of four counties, including Shelby. The new county was named for Gen. Isaac Shelby, who defeated the British at the Battle of Kings Mountain in the Revolutionary War. Shelby then became the first Go...

  • Ripley County, Indiana

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Ripley County, Indiana. Ripley County was formed on December 27, 1816 and was named for Gen. Eleazer Wheelock Ripley, an officer in the War of 1812. Adjacent Counties Dearborn County Ohio County Switzerland County Franklin County Decatur County Jennings County Jefferson County Towns & Townships

  • Tippecanoe County, Indiana

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Tippecanoe County, Indiana. Official Website Tippecanoe County was formed March 1, 1826, and named for the anglicization of "Kethtippecanoogi", a Miami people term meaning "place of the succor fish people." The county is best known for Purdue University, the 1811 Battle of Tippecanoe, and the Tippecanoe County Courthouse, a struct...

  • University of Notre Dame

    Wikipedia The University of Notre Dame du Lac (or simply Notre Dame /ˌnoʊtərˈdeɪm/ noh-tər-daym) is a Catholic research university located near South Bend, Indiana, in the United States. In French, Notre Dame du Lac means "Our Lady of the Lake" and refers to the university's patron saint, the Virgin Mary. The school was founded by Father Edward Sorin, CSC, who was also its first president. T...

  • Memorial Park Cemetery, Evansville, Indiana

    Located in Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana, Memorial Park Cemetery's name was changed when Alexander Funeral Homes acquired it and changed it to Alexander Memorial Cemetery this cemetery is across the street from Mesker Park Zoo and adjacent to the catholic cemetery. Find a Grave

  • Ohio County, Indiana

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Ohio County, Indiana.= Official Website =The county was officially established in 1844 and was one of the last Indiana counties to be created. It borders the state of Kentucky across the Ohio River for which it was named. Adjacent Counties * Boone County, Ken. * Switzerland County * Dearborn County * Ripley County Townships & Communit...

  • Rush County, Indiana

    Please add profiles of people who were born, lived or died in Rush County, Indiana. Official Website The county was created on December 31, 1821 and was named for Dr. Benjamin Rush, one of the signers of the 1776 Declaration of Independence. Adjacent Counties Henry County Fayette County Franklin County Decatur County Shelby County Hancock County Cities, Towns, Townships ...

  • Bartholomew County, Indiana

    Please add profiles for those who were born in Bartholomew County, Indiana.= Official Website =Bartholomew County was formed in southern Indiana February 12, 1821 and was named for Lt. Col. Joseph Bartholomew , wounded at the Battle of Tippecanoe. The site of the county seat was chosen on February 15, 1821 by a team of commissioners, who suggested the name Tiptona, in honor of John Tipton ; on ...

  • Perry County, Indiana

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Perry County, Indiana. Official Website The county was created in 1814 and was named for Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry, a hero of the War of 1812. Adjacent Counties Crawford County Meade County, Ken. Breckinridge County, Ken. Hancock County, Ken. Spencer County Dubois County Cities, Towns, Townships & Communities

  • Akron IOOF Cemetery, Akron, Indiana

    The cemetery is located in Henry Township (W half of the SE quadrant of the NW quadrant of Section 23 Township 30N Range 4E) on the east side of S County Road 1075 E about 0.2 miles south of its intersection with Indiana State Highway 14 in Akron, Fulton County, Indiana. Indiana Cemetery Locations, Volume 2, published by the Indiana Genealogical Society (01 April 2006), gives the primary cemet...

  • 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...

  • Marshall County, Indiana

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Marshall County, Indiana.= Official Website =The Indiana State Legislature passed an omnibus county bill on 7 February 1835 that authorized the creation of thirteen counties in northeast Indiana, including Marshall. It was named for U.S. Chief Justice John Marshall, who died in 1835. The government of the county was organized in 1836,...

  • Tippecanoe Memory Gardens

    This project is for those buried in Tippecanoe Memory Gardens, West Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana. Official Website Find a Grave

  • Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Indiana

    This project is for those who are interred in Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Indiana. From Wikipedia : Crown Hill Cemetery is a historic rural cemetery located at 700 West Thirty-Eighth Street in Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana. The privately owned cemetery was established in 1863 at Strawberry Hill, whose summit was renamed "The Crown", a high point overlooking Indianapolis. It is a...

  • Shepherd Cemetery, Carlisle, Indiana

    This project is for those buried in Shepherd Cemetery, Carlisle, Sullivan County, Indiana. The cemetery is located on 3217 West County Road 1075 South and is also known as Shaker Prairie Cemetery . Find a Grave Genealogy Trails

  • Adams County, Indiana

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Adams County, Indiana. Official Website History The statute that mandated creation of this county was passed on February 7, 1835, and the organization itself was authorized on March 1, 1836. Its name honors the sixth President of the United States, John Quincy Adams . Selection of the county seat was finalized on 18 May of that ...

  • Clay County, Indiana

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Clay County, Indiana.= Official Website = History The Indiana Legislature mandated Clay County in 1825, with territory partitioned from Owen, Putnam, Sullivan, and Vigo counties. Its name honors Henry Clay, a famous antebellum American statesman.The first Courthouse was built in the newly platted town of Bowling Green in 1828. It was ...

  • Vermillion County, Indiana

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Vermillion County, Indiana. Official Website The county was officially established in 1824 and was named for the southbound Vermilion River, which flows nearby. Adjacent Counties Edgar County, I'll Vermilion County, I'll Warren County Fountain County Parke County Vigo County Cities, Towns, Townships & Communities

  • Washington County, Indiana

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Washington County, Indiana. Official Website On December 21, 1813, the state legislature of Indiana passed the act creating Washington County. This act took effect on January 17, 1814, making this date the official birth date of the county. It was named for George Washington, the first president of the United States. For a comp...

  • Decatur County, Indiana

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Decatur County, Indiana.= Official Website =Decatur County was formed in 1822. It was named for Commodore Stephen Decatur, Jr., naval officer in the First and Second Barbary Wars, and in the War of 1812.In the 1830s, local settlers founded the Decatur County Colonization Society for the purpose of sending freed slaves back to Africa. ...

  • Gibson County, Indiana

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Gibson County, Indiana.= Official Website =Gibson County was formed in 1813. It was named for John Gibson, an officer in the French and Indian War and the Revolutionary War. Gibson was Secretary of the Indiana Territory, serving as acting Governor on two occasions. The county had a large amount of abolitionists and, thus, was frequen...

  • Johnson County, Indiana

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Johnson County, Indiana.= Official Website =Johnson County was formed in 1823. It was named for John Johnson, a Justice of the Indiana Supreme Court. Adjacent Counties * Bartholomew County * Shelby County * Brown County * Morgan County * Marion County Cities, Towns & Townships *Bargersville*Blue River*Clark*Edinburgh*Farwest*Franklin ...

  • Hendricks County, Indiana

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Hendricks County, Indiana.= Official Website =The bill creating Hendricks County was introduced in the Senate on 9 December and was signed on 20 December 1823 by Indiana Governor William Hendricks, in whose honor the new county was named. Adjacent Counties * Boone County * Marion County * Montgomery County * Morgan County * Putnam Cou...

  • Elkhart County, Indiana

    Please add profiles for people who were born, lived or died in Elkhart County, Indiana.= Official Website = History At the beginning of the nineteenth century, the area now within Elkhart County boundaries was mainly inhabited by the Potawatomi tribe. Pioneers began settling in the Elkhart Prairie in 1829 and in April 1830, Elkhart County was officially established with its original county seat...

  • Cass County, Indiana

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Cass County, Indiana.= Official Website =Cass County was formed in 1828. It is named for Gen. Lewis Cass, 2nd Territorial Governor of Michigan and afterward U.S. Secretary of War. Adjacent Counties * Fulton County * Miami County * Howard County * Carroll County * White County * Pulaski County Cities & Towns *Circleville (Ghost Town)

  • Morgan County, Indiana

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Morgan County, Indiana.= Official Website =The county was named for Gen. Daniel Morgan, who defeated the British at the Battle of Cowpens in the Revolutionary War. The first settlers arrived in Morgan County in 1822. They came mostly from southern states. The Mooresville area and surrounding communities received large numbers of south...

  • Terre Haute, Indiana

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Terre Haute, Indiana. Official Website Terre Haute is the county seat of Vigo County and is located on the Wabash River. History Wikipedia The construction of Fort Harrison in 1811 marked the known beginning of a permanent population of European-Americans. A Wea Indian village already existed near the fort, and the orchards ...

  • Purdue University

    Wikipedia Purdue University Purdue University, located in West Lafayette, Indiana, is the flagship university of the six-campus Purdue University system. Purdue was founded on May 6, 1869, as a land-grant university when the Indiana General Assembly, taking advantage of the Morrill Act, accepted a donation of land and money from Lafayette businessman John Purdue to establish a college of sci...

  • Wabash College

    Wikipedia Wabash College is a small, private, liberal arts college for men, located in Crawfordsville, Indiana, United States. Founded in 1832 by several Dartmouth College graduates and Midwestern leaders, Wabash is ranked in the top tier of national liberal arts colleges by U.S. News & World Report. The trustees have consistently rejected calls to institute coeducation, leaving Wabash one of...

  • Decatur Cemetery, Decatur, Indiana

    Decatur Cemetery of Washington Township, Adams County, Indiana, also known as Maplewood Cemetery and Greenwood Cemetery , is a public cemetery in southwest Decatur. Entrances are from Industrial Park and Monroe St.; the north edge of the cemetery is along US224. The cemetery can be found by the following legal description: S4 T27N R14E. Find a Grave IN GenWeb

  • Education in Indiana

    This subportal is part of the State of Indiana Portal and the Education in the United States Portal . = Welcome to the Education in Indiana 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 p...

  • Howard County, Indiana

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Howard County, Indiana.= Official Website =This county was organized in 1844 and was first known as Richardville County. Its first name honored Jean Baptiste Richardville, a chief of the Miami. Richardville's name was Pe-che-wa, which translates to “Wildcat".In 1846, the name was changed to Howard County, in honor of Gen. Tilghman How...

  • Trowbridge Cemetery, Hillsdale, Indiana

    This project is for those buried in Trowbridge Cemetery, also known as Dinsmore Cemetery , Hillsdale, Vermillion County, Indiana. Find a Grave

  • South Bend, Indiana

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in South Bend, Indiana. Official Website First Settlements The first permanent white settlers of South Bend were fur traders who established trading posts in the area. In 1820, Pierre Frieschutz Navarre arrived, representing the American Fur Company (AFC) of John Jacob Astor. He settled near what is now downtown South Bend. Alexis C...

  • Woodlawn Cemetery, Terre Haute, Indiana

    Woodlawn Cemetery is the oldest extant cemetery in Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana. After its establishment in 1839, families began removing remains from other local cemeteries to be re-interred in Woodlawn. In the years following its opening, the cemetery donated land for the establishment of Catholic and Jewish cemeteries. Several mayors of Terre Haute, along with other local notables, are ...

  • Conwell Cemetery, Laurel, Indiana

    Located on the North edge of Laurel, Franklin County, Indiana, on the West side of State Road 121. Access is via a driveway North from 121. Approximately 1250 stones are visible. Find a Grave IN GenWeb

  • Oak Hill Cemetery, Crawfordsville, Indiana

    This project is for those buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, also known as Oak Hill North Cemetery . Address: 392 Old Oak Hill Rd Crawfordsville, Montgomery County, Indiana 47933 Find a Grave Official Website

  • Maysville Cemetery, Attica, Indiana

    This project is for those who are buried in Maysville Cemetery, Attica, Fountain County, Indiana. Find a Grave

  • Montgomery County, Indiana

    Please add profiles of people who were born, lived or died in Montgomery County, Indiana.= Official Website =Montgomery County was established by an act of the Indiana state legislature passed on December 21, 1822 and was named for Richard Montgomery, an American Revolutionary War general killed on December 31, 1775, while attempting to capture Quebec City in the Battle of Quebec. Adjacent Coun...

  • White Lick Presbyterian Cemetery, Avon, Indiana

    The cemetery is located on the east side of CR 600E, north of the intersection of 200N. It is just south of the Washington/Lincoln Township Line in Avon, Hendricks County. It is across the road from the White Lick Presbyterian Church and visible from the road. Find a Grave

  • Orange County, Indiana

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Orange County, Indiana. Orange County was formed by the Indiana Territorial Legislature, on December 26, 1815. The early settlers were mostly Quakers fleeing the institution of slavery in Orange County, North Carolina. Jonathan Lindley brought his group of Quakers from North Carolina to the area in 1811. They were the first to build ...

  • Crawford County, Indiana

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Crawford County, Indiana.= Official Website =Crawford County was formed in 1818. Some say it was named for William H. Crawford, who was U.S. Treasury Secretary in 1818. Others say it was named for Col. William Crawford, who fought in the French and Indian War and Revolutionary War, and who was burned and scalped by Indians in 1782 in ...

  • Vincennes University

    Wikipedia Vincennes University (VU) is a public university in Vincennes, Indiana, in the United States. Founded in 1801 as Jefferson Academy, VU is the oldest public institution of higher learning in the Northwest Territory and in Indiana. Since 1889, VU has been a two-year university, although baccalaureate degrees in seven select areas are available. Unlike most other two-year higher-educat...

  • Boone County, Indiana

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Boone County, Indiana.Boone County was formed April 1, 1830, and named for frontiersman Daniel Boone . The county commissioners met near the center of the county on May 1, 1831 to identify a county seat, which by law had to be within 2 miles of the county's center; the city of Lebanon was selected to serve this purpose, replacing Jam...

  • Battle of Tippecanoe (1811)

    The Battle of Tippecanoe (/ˌtɪpikəˈnuː/ TIP-ee-kə-NOO) was fought on November 7, 1811, in Battle Ground, Indiana between American forces led by then Governor William Henry Harrison of the Indiana Territory and Native American forces associated with Shawnee leader Tecumseh and his brother Tenskwatawa (commonly known as "The Prophet"), leaders of a confederacy of various tribes who opposed Europe...

  • Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Jeffersonville, Indiana

    With over 20,000 burials, Walnut Ridge Cemetery, situated in Clark County, is one of the largest and most established cemeteries in southern Indiana. Over nearly two centuries, Walnut Ridge has built a tradition of faithful service to the local community as a non-profit organization deeply committed to the dignity and perpetual care of those who have been entrusted to us as their place of inter...

  • Civil War Soldiers who died in Jeffersonville, Indiana/Louisville, Kentucky

    Please add to this project the profiles of Civil War soldiers, both Union and Confederate, who died in Jeffersonville, Indiana and Louisville, Kentucky. Since the two cities are across the Ohio River from each other, it is often difficult to locate exactly which city the soldiers died in.==Jeffersonville, Indiana==* Camp Joe Holt * Jefferson General Hospital ==Louisville, Kentucky==* United Sta...

  • Weasaw Baptist Church Cemetery, Denver, Indiana

    Weasaw Cemetery is located in Union Township, Miami County, Indiana. The church building was built in 1876. Weasaw Baptist Church, as it was called, was organized in 1839 by Christopher Cool and Charles Cole. It was the first church in the Logansport Baptist Association. The bell has been removed to the grounds, as is the custom in many of these old brick facade country churches, where the woo...

  • Mount Zion Cemetery, Denver, Indiana

    This project is for those who are buried in Mount Zion Cemetery, Denver, Miami County, Indiana. Find a Grave Billion Graves

  • Whitley County, Indiana

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Whitley County, Indiana. Whitley County On 7 February 1835, the state legislature approved an omnibus bill that authorized the creation of thirteen counties, including Whitley. It was named for Col. William Whitley, who was killed in the Battle of the Thames in the War of 1812. Adjacent Counties Noble County Allen County ...

  • Miami County, Indiana

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Miami County, Indiana.= Official Website =Miami County was formed in 1832 and was named for the Miami, a Native American people, many of whom still live in this area. Adjacent Counties * Fulton County * Cass County * Howard County * Grant County * Wabash County Cities, Towns & Communities Allen | Amboy | Anson | Bennett's Switch | Bir...

  • Owen County, Indiana

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Owen County, Indiana. Official Website The county was established in 1819 and was named after Abraham Owen, a colonel who died at the Battle of Tippecanoe in 1811. Adjacent Counties Morgan County Putnam County Monroe County Greene County Clay County Towns & Townships Clay Franklin Gosport Harrison Ja...

  • White Lick Cemetery, Mooresville, Indiana

    The cemetery is located in Brown Township (N half of SW quadrant of Section 26 Township 14N Range 1E) on the east side of N White Lick Road about 0.4 miles north of its intersection with E Greencastle Road in Mooresville, Morgan County, Indiana. The cemetery was established in 1827 and is maintained by the Mooresville Friends Church. Indiana Cemetery Locations, Volume 1, published by the India...

  • White County, Indiana

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in White County, Indiana. Official Website On 1 February 1834 the state approved the creation of this county, directing that it be named for Isaac White of Equality, Illinois, who was killed at the Battle of Tippecanoe in 1811. White was a Colonel in the Illinois militia, who volunteered to serve as a Private in the Indiana militia i...

  • Greenlawn Cemetery, Nashville, Indiana

    This project is for those buried in Greenlawn Cemetery, Nashville, Brown County, Indiana. Find a Grave A Walk Through Tombstones

  • Westlawn Cemetery, Denver, Indiana

    The cemetery is located in Jefferson Township (N half of Section 21 Township 28N Range 4E) on the east side of N County Road 100 W about 0.1 miles north of its intersection with Eel River N Road (W County Road 625 N), Denver, Miami County, Indiana. Indiana Cemetery Locations, Volume 2, published by the Indiana Genealogical Society (01 April 2006), gives the primary cemetery name as Westlawn Ce...

  • Floyd County, Indiana

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Floyd County, Indiana.= Official Website = History Floyd County, originally the Shawnee Indians hunting ground, was conquered for the United States by George Rogers Clark during the American Revolutionary War from the British. He was awarded large tracts of land in Indiana, including almost all of present-day Floyd County. Clark sold ...

  • DePauw University

    Wikipedia =DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana, US, is a private, national liberal arts college and School of Music with an enrollment of approximately 2,400 students. The school has a Methodist heritage and was originally known as Indiana Asbury University. DePauw is a member of both the Great Lakes Colleges Association and the North Coast Athletic Conference. The Society of Professional...

  • Wesley Chapel United Methodist Cemetery, Mauckport, Indiana

    This project is for those buried in Wesley Chapel UMC Cemetery, Mauckport, Harrison County, Indiana. A fence is established around the perimeter of the cemetery, and normally accessed through a large metal gate on the south-end of the cemetery, although years ago the cemetery was likely accessed in front along the road. The cemetery is separated from Wesley Methodist Chapel by a small patch of...

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