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  • Jasper County, Indiana

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Jasper County, Indiana. Official Website The land that was to become Jasper County was historically inhabited by the following Indian Tribes: Miami, Pottawattamie, Weas and Delaware. The official date of formation of the Jasper County government is given as 15 March 1838. It was named for Sgt. William Jasper, a famous scout for th...

  • Jasper County, Missouri

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Jasper County, Missouri. Official Website Before European contact, the area that today makes up Jasper County was the domain of the Osage Indians. On January 29, 1841, the Missouri Legislature enacted a bill authorizing the organization of Jasper County and was named in honor of Sergeant William Jasper, a hero in the American Revol...

  • Jasper County, Iowa

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Jasper County, Iowa. Official Website The county was organized in 1846 and is named after Sergeant William Jasper, a Revolutionary War hero. Adjacent Counties Mahaska County Marion County Marshall County Polk County Poweshiek County Story County Cities Baxter Colfax Kellogg Lambs Grove Lynnville M...

  • Jasper County, Illinois

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Jasper County, Illinois. Official Website Jasper County was formed in 1831 and it was named for Sgt. William Jasper, a Revolutionary War hero from South Carolina. Adjacent Counties Cumberland County Clark County Crawford County Richland County Effingham County Clay County Cities & Villages Hidalgo

  • Jasper County, Texas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Jasper County, Texas. Official Website The county was created as a municipality in Mexico in 1834, and in 1837 was organized as a county in the Republic of Texas. It is named for William Jasper, an American Revolutionary War hero. Adjacent Counties Hardin County Orange County Tyler County Angelina County Newton County...

  • Jasper County, Mississippi

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Jasper County, Mississippi. Official Website Jasper County was formed in 1833 and was named for Sgt. William Jasper who distinguished himself in the defense of Fort Moultrie in 1776 during the American Revolutionary War. During the antebellum years, cotton was cultivated with slave labor on large plantations in the county. This was...

  • Jasper County, South Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Jasper County, South Carolina. Official Website The county was formed in 1912 and was named after Revolutionary War hero, Sergeant William Jasper. Adjacent Counties Hampton County Beaufort County Effingham County, Georgia Chatham County, Georgia Cities, Towns & Communities Coosawhatchie Gillisonville Graham...

  • 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 Rando...

  • Remington Cemetery, Remington, Indiana

    This project is for those buried in Remington Cemetery, Remington, Jasper County, Indiana. Find a Grave

  • Christian Chapel Cemetery, Jasper County, Illinois

    Please add those buried in this cemetery. Find a Grave

  • Brockville Cemetery, Yale, Illinois

    This project is for those buried in Brockville Cemetery, Yale, Jasper County, Illinois. Find a Grave Genealogy Trails

  • Battle of Tulifinny (December, 1864), US Civil War

    The Battle of Tulifinny, also known as Battle of Deveaux Neck , was an American Civil War engagement fought December 6–9, 1864 in South Carolina during General Sherman's March to the Sea , also known as the Savannah Campaign. Outnumbered 5-1 a Confederate force successfully defended a critical section of the Charleston-Savannah railroad. This engagement was historically significant because it ...

  • Battle of Honey Hill (November 1864), US Civil War

    The Battle of Honey Hill was the third battle of Sherman's March to the Sea , fought November 30, 1864, during the American Civil War . It did not involve Ma. Gen. William T. Sherman 's main force, marching from Atlanta to Savannah, Georgia , but was a failed Union Army expedition under Brig. Gen. John P. Hatch that attempted to cut off the Charleston and Savannah Railroad in support of Sherman...

  • Newton Union Cemetery, Newton, Iowa

    This project is for those buried in Union Cemetery, Newton, Jasper County, Iowa. NewtonGov.org (Interment Listings) Find a Grave Iowa Gravestones

  • Mt. Zion Cemetery, Newton, Iowa

    "Mt. Zion Cemetery in Jasper County, Section 29, was started in 1854. It was also known as the Dooley Burying Ground or the Turck Burying Ground . These local names usually occurred because of the surnames of the people buried there. Three acres were deeded in 1857 for use as a cemetery. There are about 750 burials. Mt. Zion Methodist church is located adjacent to the cemetery, but the church a...

  • La Force Cemetery, Jasper County, Missouri

    La Force is an abandoned cemetery, located on private property, northeast of Carthage, Missouri. The cemetery was fenced sometime in the past, but some of that fence has been knocked down by large deadfall trees. Cattle roam at will throughout the area. All but one or two stones have been knocked over by cattle or trees. Many are broken and scattered. There could be several hundred graves in th...

  • Old Phalti Cemetery, Paulding, Mississippi

    This project is for those buried in Old Phalti Cemetery, Paulding, Jasper County, Mississippi. Find a Grave

  • Riverside Cemetery, Newton, Illinois

    This project is for those buried in Riverside Cemetery, Newton, Jasper County, Illinois. Riverside Cemetery has no sign but is easily located directly to the west of Peterson Park, on the north side of E. Marion Street. Enter through the park entrance and turn left. There is a groundskeeping shed on-premise with records available for plot locations. Mon-Fri 8:00 AM-5:00 PM Find a Grave G...

  • Purrysburg Cemetery, Hardeeville, South Carolina

    This project is for those buried in Purrysburg Cemetery, Hardeeville, Jasper County, South Carolina. The cemetery, also called Purrysburg Memorial Cemetery , is located on the intersection of Church Road and Purrysburg Road. The cemetery is divided by a two-lane road with a black section on the right and a white section on the left. Find a Grave History of Purrysburg

  • Battle of Carthage, Missouri (1861), US Civil War

    The Battle of Carthage, also known as the Engagement near Carthage, took place at the beginning of the American Civil War on July 5, 1861, near Carthage, Missouri. The experienced Colonel Franz Sigel commanded 1,100 Federal soldiers intent on keeping Missouri within the Union. The Missouri State Guard was commanded by Governor Claiborne F. Jackson himself and numbered over 4,000 soldiers led by...