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  • Jefferson County, Tennessee

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Jefferson County, Tennessee.= Official Website =Jefferson County was established on June 11, 1792, by William Blount, Governor of the Southwest Territory.[8] It had been a part of Caswell County during the State of Franklin period (1784–1789). During the Civil War, a railroad bridge at Strawberry Plains was among those targeted by the...

  • The Kentucky Derby

    The focus of this project is to collect profiles of anyone involved in the Kentucky Derby from the star jockeys to the financiers, to the owners and the stable boys and everyone in between.The Kentucky Derby /ˈdɜːrbi/ is a horse race held annually in Louisville, Kentucky, United States, almost always on the first Saturday in May, capping the two-week-long Kentucky Derby Festival. The competitio...

  • Jefferson County, New York

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Jefferson County, New York.= Official Website =Jefferson County is part of Macomb's Purchase of 1791 and was split off from Oneida County in 1805. It was named after Thomas Jefferson, third President of the United States of America.The United States Army's 10th Mountain Division is based at Fort Drum. Adjacent Counties & Provinces * ...

  • Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama

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  • Jefferson County, Alabama

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Jefferson County, Alabama.= Official Website = Overview Jefferson County was established on December 13, 1819 by the Alabama Legislature. It was named in honor of former President Thomas Jefferson. In a study of lynchings in the South from 1877 to 1950, Jefferson County is documented as having the highest number of lynchings of any c...

  • Louisville, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky.= Official Website == History =Louisville is the historical and nominal county seat of Jefferson County. It was named after King Louis XVI of France, and was founded in 1778 by George Rogers Clark, making it one of the oldest cities west of the Appalachians.The city's early growth was influenced ...

  • Parsons College

    Parsons College is a defunct, American, private liberal arts college located in Fairfield, Iowa. The school was named for its wealthy benefactor, Lewis B. Parsons Sr., and was founded in 1875 with one building and 34 students. Over the years new buildings were constructed as enrollment expanded. The school lost its accreditation in 1948 but regained it two years later. In 1955 the school appoin...

  • Samford University

    Wikipedia Samford University is a private, coeducational, Christian university located in Homewood, Alabama, a suburb of Birmingham. In 1841, the university was founded as Howard College. Samford University is the 87th oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. Samford University is Alabama's top-ranked private university. The university enrolls 5,471 students from 47 states a...

  • Lamar University

    Wikipedia =Lamar University, often referred to as Lamar or LU, is a public coeducational doctoral/research university in Beaumont, Texas. Lamar has been a member of the Texas State University System since 1995. It was the flagship institution of the former Lamar University System. As of the fall of 2016, the university enrollment was 15,022 students. Lamar University is accredited by the Southe...

  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania

    Wikipedia =Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) is a public university in Indiana County, Pennsylvania, United States. Along with West Chester University of Pennsylvania, it is one of the two largest universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) and thus the commonwealth's fourth or fifth largest public university. As of fall 2014, IUP had 14,471 undergraduates ...

  • Franciscan University of Steubenville

    Wikipedia =Franciscan University of Steubenville is a private and coeducational Catholic university located in Steubenville, Ohio, 40 miles (64 km) west of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania . The university had 2,716 students as of fall 2015, including 2,454 students on campus, in 40 undergraduate and 8 graduate degree programs. The student body is 97 percent Catholic, and the university has the greates...

  • 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...

  • Goddard College

    Wikipedia =Goddard College is an accredited private liberal arts college located in Plainfield, Vermont, Port Townsend, Washington, and Seattle, Washington, offering undergraduate and graduate degree programs. With predecessor institutions dating to 1863, Goddard College was founded in 1938 as an experimental and non-traditional educational institution based on the ideas of John Dewey: that exp...

  • Gouverneur Wesleyan Seminary

    Gouverneur Wesleyan Seminary was located in Gouverneur, St. Lawrence County, New York, United States. The seminary was operated in the 19th century by the Black River Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church.The seminary began in 1827 as a grammar school called Gouverneur Union Academy. On April 5, 1828, this academy was incorporated as The Gouverneur High School. By April 1834, a two story...

  • Colorado School of Mines

    Wikipedia =Colorado School of Mines, also referred to as "Mines" and "CSM", is a public teaching and research university in Golden, Colorado, devoted to engineering and applied science, with special expertise in the development and stewardship of the Earth's natural resources. CSM placed 75th in the 2015 US News & World Report "Best National Universities" ranking. Notable Alumni

  • Alcorn State University

    Alcorn State University (Alcorn State, ASU or Alcorn) is a public historically black land-grant university in Lorman, Mississippi. It was founded in 1871 and was the first Black land grant college established in the United States.One of Alcorn's most notable alumni, Medgar Evers, a civil rights activist, graduated in 1952. Students at the college were part of the mid-twentieth century Civil Rig...

  • Bellarmine University

    Wikipedia =Bellarmine University is an independent, private, Catholic university in Louisville, Kentucky. The liberal arts institution opened on October 3, 1950, as Bellarmine College, established by Archbishop John A. Floersh of the Archdiocese of Louisville and named after the Cardinal Saint Robert Bellarmine. The name was changed by the Board of Trustees in 2000 to Bellarmine University. The...

  • Birmingham–Southern College

    Wikipedia =Birmingham–Southern College (BSC) is a private liberal arts college in Birmingham, Alabama, United States. Founded in 1856, the college is affiliated with the United Methodist Church and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). More than 1300 students from 33 states and 16 foreign countries attend the college. Birmingham–Southern has a 13:1 student-fa...

  • Jefferson County, Arkansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Jefferson County, Arkansas.= Official Website =The area that would later become Jefferson County was occupied by the Quapaw when French explorers established the Arkansas Post in the 17th century; the foreigners claimed this area as Louisiana, part of New France. It was formed on November 2, 1829 and named for Thomas Jefferson, third ...

  • Jefferson County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Jefferson County, Kentucky.= Official Website =Jefferson County—originally Jefferson County, Virginia—was established by the Virginia General Assembly in June 1780, when it abolished and partitioned Kentucky County into three counties.In 1778, during the American Revolutionary War, George Rogers Clark's militia and 60 civilian settler...

  • Jefferson County, Pennsylvania

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Jefferson County, Pennsylvania.= Official Website =The county was established on March 26, 1804, from part of Lycoming County and later organized in 1830. It is named for President Thomas Jefferson. It is home to Punxsutawney Phil, the most famous groundhog that predicts when spring will come every February 2 known as Groundhog Day. ...

  • Springdale Cemetery, Madison, Jefferson County, Indiana

    This project is for those buried in Springdale Cemetery, Madison, Jefferson County, Indiana. Notable Interments Alois O. Bachman, Jr. (1839-1862) - Civil War Union Army Officer Napoleon Collins (1814-1875) - Civil War Union Navy Officer Tommy Thevenow (1903-1957) - MLB Player Links Find a Grave Billion Graves

  • Jefferson County, Nebraska

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Jefferson County, Nebraska.= Official Website =Jefferson County was founded on 26 January 1856, and its governing structure was organized in 1864. It was named for Thomas Jefferson, third president of the United States.Rock Creek Station was a stage and Pony Express station established in 1857, on the Oregon & California Trails, that ...

  • 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...

  • Jefferson County, West Virginia, USA

    This project is a table of contents for all projects relating to this County of West Virginia. Please feel free to add profiles of anyone who was born, lived or died in this county.

  • Jefferson County, Colorado

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Jefferson County, Colorado.= Official Website =On August 25, 1855, the Kansas Territorial Legislature created Arapahoe County to govern the entire western portion of the territory. The county was named for the Arapaho Nation of Native Americans that lived in the region.On June 22, 1858, gold was discovered along the South Platte River...

  • Jefferson County, Wisconsin

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Jefferson County, Wisconsin.= Official Website =Jefferson County was created in 1836 as part of Wisconsin Territory and was organized in 1839. Jefferson County was founded by "Yankee" settlers from New England and was named after Jefferson County, New York Adjacent Counties * Dodge County * Dane County * Rock County * Waukesha County ...

  • Jefferson County Orphans Asylum

    Once known as Watertown Home for Destitute and Friendless Orphans and Children, the first permanent home built on Franklin St (near Keyes Ave) in 1864 saw its name changed to Jefferson County Orphan Asylum. Its operations would later move to State Street in 1928, its name changing two years later to what it is known as today, Children’s Home of Jefferson County. This photo is likely from someti...

  • Jefferson County, Illinois

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Jefferson County, Illinois.= Jefferson County, Illinois Jefferson County was organized in 1819, out of parts of White, Edwards and Franklin Counties. It was named in honor of Thomas Jefferson, principal draftsman of the Northwest Ordinance and 3rd president of the United States. Adjacent Counties * Hamilton County * Franklin County * ...

  • Jefferson County, Ohio

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Jefferson County, Ohio.Jefferson County was organized on July 29, 1797, by proclamation of Governor Arthur St. Clair. In 1786, the United States built Fort Steuben to protect the government surveyors mapping the land west of the Ohio River. When the surveyors completed their task a few years later, the fort was abandoned. During the ...

  • St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery, Waterloo, Wisconsin

    This project is for those who are buried in St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery, Waterloo, Jefferson County, Wisconsin. Find a Grave Interment.net

  • Saint John the Baptist Catholic Cemetery, Jefferson, Jefferson County, Wisconsin

    This project is for those who are buried in Saint John the Baptist Catholic Cemetery, Jefferson, Jefferson County, Wisconsin. Located on 324 East North Street, the cemetery is also known as St. John's Catholic Cemetery and St. John's Cemetery . Find a Grave

  • Jefferson County, Idaho

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Jefferson County, Idaho. History The county was established in 1913 and named after Thomas Jefferson, the third U.S. President.The Salt Lake City to Virginia City Stagecoach was established through the area in 1864. Stops were established at Market Lake (Roberts), Sand Hole (Hamer), and Camas. Small settlements grew up around the stag...

  • Jefferson County, Texas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Jefferson County, Texas.The county was established in 1835 as a municipality of Mexico, which had gained independence from Spain. Because the area was lightly settled, the Mexican government allowed European Americans from the United States to settle here if they pledged loyalty to Mexico. This was organized as a county in 1837 after ...

  • Resthaven Memorial Cemetery, Louisville, Kentucky

    This project is for those buried in Resthaven Memorial Cemetery, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky. The cemetery is located on 4400 Bardstown Road and is also known as Resthaven Cemetery and Resthaven Memorial Park . Notable Burials Joe Guyon (1892-1971) - NFL & MLB Player Marvin Hart (1876-1931) - Professional Boxer Max Cullen Macon (1915-1989) - MLB Player Charles Franklin ...

  • Jefferson County, Oklahoma

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Jefferson County, Oklahoma. History In the 1750s, the Taovaya Indians, a Wichita tribe, established twin villages along the Red River, in Jefferson County and across the river near present-day Spanish Fort, Texas. The village became "a lively emporium where Comanches brought Apache slaves, horses and mules to trade for French packs of...

  • Jefferson County, Kansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Jefferson County, Kansas.= Official Website =In 1855, Jefferson County was established, and was named for President Thomas Jefferson. Settlement of the county was slowed by events prior to and during the Civil War, but the present day unincorporated community of Thompsonville was the first established in 1851 by Mormon settlers who in...

  • Louisville Colonels (1885-1899) (AA and NL)

    The Louisville Colonels were a Major League Baseball team that played in the American Association (AA) throughout that league's ten-year existence from 1882 until 1891. They were known as the Louisville Eclipse from 1882–1884, and as the Louisville Colonels from 1885 to 1891. The latter name derived from the historic Kentucky colonels. After the AA folded in 1891, the Colonels joined the Nation...

  • Mount Olivet Cemetery, Wheat Ridge, Colorado

    This project is for those interred in the Mount Olivet Cemetery, Wheat Ridge, Jefferson County, Colorado.Mount Olivet Cemetery was dedicated on September 25, 1892, and is the final resting place for some 150,000. The cemetery features a number of mausoleums including the Madonna, Mother Cabrini, Christ The King, St. Francis of Assisi, Ascension, St. Anthony, Garden, Circle, and the Lake.Among t...

  • Jefferson County, Iowa

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Jefferson County, Iowa.The county was formed in January 1839, and was named after President Thomas Jefferson. Adjacent Counties * Henry County * Washington County * Van Buren County * Keokuk County * Wapello County Cities & Townships *Batavia*Black Hawk*Buchanan*Cedar*Center*Coppock*Des Moines*Fairfield*Liberty*Libertyville*Lockridge...

  • Elmwood Cemetery Also known as Elm Leaf Cemetery LOCATION 600 Martin Luther King Jr Drive Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, 35211 USA PHONE 205-251-3114 MEMORIALS 103,095 added (91% photographed)

    Elmwood Cemetery Also known as Elm Leaf Cemetery LOCATION 600 Martin Luther King Jr Drive Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, 35211 USA PHONE 205-251-3114 MEMORIALS 103,095 added (91% photographed) cemetery will disclose plot information over the phone to non-relatives, but not more than about two at a time, assuming someone is available to do the research. For a $20 charge, you can, at the...

  • Jefferson County, Missouri

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Jefferson County, Missouri.= Official Website =The county was organized in 1818 and named in honor of former president Thomas Jefferson. Adjacent Counties * Franklin County * St. Louis County * Washington County * Monroe County, I'll * St. Francois County * Ste. Genevieve County Cities *Arnold*Byrne's Mill*Crystal City

  • Jefferson County, Montana

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Jefferson County, Montana.= Official Website =The county was created in 1865[4] and named for President Thomas Jefferson. Adjacent Counties * Broadwater County * Lewis and Clark County * Gallatin County * Madison County * Deer Lodge County * Silver Bow County * Powell County

  • Jefferson County,Florida

    This project is for those that were born lived or died in Jefferson County, Florida. Wikipedia The county was named for Thomas Jefferson , 3rd President of the United States.

  • Faulkner University

    Wikipedia =Faulkner University is a private Christian university, located in Montgomery, Alabama, US, and affiliated with the Churches of Christ. The University was founded in 1942 as Montgomery Bible School. In 1953 the school's name was changed to Alabama Christian College (ACC). In 1965, the college was moved to its present location on Atlanta Highway. The year 1975 marked the beginning of t...

  • Jefferson County, Georgia

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Jefferson County, Georgia.= Official Website =The county was created on February 20, 1796 and named for Thomas Jefferson, the third president of the United States. Adjacent Counties * Emanuel County * Burke County * Johnson County * Glascock County * Warren County * Washington County * McDuffie County

  • Jefferson County, Washington

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Jefferson County, Washington.= Official Website =Jefferson County was formed on December 22, 1852, by the legislature of Oregon Territory and named for Thomas Jefferson, 3rd President of the United States. Adjacent Counties * Clallam County * Grays Harbor County * Island County * Kitsap County * Mason County * San Juan County Cities &...

  • Arvada, Colorado

    A=* Lorraine Anderson* Ralph "Bill" Ashton* Ralph E. Ashton 1896–1981=B=* Richard Bartlett* Lee Layton Beghtol 1888–1964* Eugene Emory Benjamin 1883–1944* William John Bennett 1885–1947* James Biggins Jr. 1892–1964* Terri Binder=C=* Steve Camins* Royce Collier* Karen Connor* Shelley Cook* Ron Culbertson=D=* Alfred Lee Davis 1865–1950* Bob Dyer=E=* Pam Easton* Oliver North Evans 1869–1945=F=* Ha...

  • Jefferson County, Mississippi

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Jefferson County, Mississippi.= Official Website =Founded in 1799, the county was named for U.S. President Thomas Jefferson. Adjacent Counties & Parishes * Claiborne County * Copiah County * Lincoln County * Franklin County * Adams County * Tensas Parish Cities, Towns & Communities *Ashland*Cannonsburg*Church Hill

  • Jefferson County, Oregon

    Wikipedia =The county is named for Thomas Jefferson , 3rd President of the United States.

  • Louisville Eclipse (1882-1884) (AA)

    The Louisville Colonels were a Major League Baseball team that played in the American Association (AA) throughout that league's ten-year existence from 1882 until 1891. They were known as the Louisville Eclipse from 1882–1884, and as the Louisville Colonels from 1885 to 1891. The latter name derived from the historic Kentucky colonels. After the AA folded in 1891, the Colonels joined the Nation...

  • Louisville Grays (1876-1877) (NL)

    The Louisville Grays were a 19th-century United States baseball team and charter member of the National League, based in Louisville, Kentucky. They played two seasons, 1876 and 1877, and compiled a record of 65–61. Their home games were at the Louisville Baseball Park. The Grays were owned by businessman Walter Newman Haldeman, owner and publisher of the Louisville Courier-Journal newspaper.The...

  • Lakelawn Memorial Park & Mausoleum

    Please add profiles of those interred in Lakelawn Memorial Park & Mausoleum. The cemetery is located in Reynoldsville, Winslow Township, Jefferson County, Pennsylvania on Route 310. It used to be known as Lakelawn Cemetery. Find-a-Grave

  • Beaumont, Texas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Beaumont, Texas.Beaumont is the county seat of Jefferson County on the Neches River.= Official Website = Overview Beaumont was founded as a town in 1835. The early European–American settlement had an economy based on the development of lumber, farming, and port industries. In 1892, Joseph Eloi Broussard opened the first commercially s...

  • 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...

  • Portrait and Biographical Record of Clinton, Washington, Marion and Jefferson Counties, Illinois, 1894

    Portrait and Biographical Record of Clinton, Washington, Marion and Jefferson Counties, Illinois: Containing Biographical Sketches of Prominent and Representative Citizens of the Counties, Together with Biographies and Portraits of All the Governors of the State and the Presidents of the United StatesChapman Publishing Company, 1894 - Clinton County (Ill.) - 584 pages Google Books