Genealogy Projects tagged with Kings County on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Green-Wood Cemetery

    Wikipedia Green-Wood Cemetery was founded in 1838 as a rural cemetery in Kings County, New York. It was granted National Historic Landmark status in 2006 by the U.S. Department of the Interior.Located in Greenwood Heights, Brooklyn, it lies several blocks southwest of Prospect Park, between Park Slope, Windsor Terrace, Borough Park, Kensington, and Sunset Park. Paul Goldberger in The New York T...

  • Pratt Institute

    Wikipedia Pratt Institute is a private, nonsectarian, non-profit institution of higher learning located in the Clinton Hill neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York, United States, with a satellite campus located at 14th Street in Manhattan. It originated in 1887 with programs primarily in engineering, architecture, and fine arts. Comprising five schools, the Institute is primarily known for its hig...

  • Brooklyn, New York (Kings County)

    Please add profiles of people who were born, lived or died in Kings County, New York. History Although Brooklyn has been a borough of New York City for more than a century, it had a long and illustrious history as an independent city until that time. In 1890, the last census before it was annexed, Brooklyn ranked as the fourth largest city in the United States.The first settlement in what is no...

  • Early Families of Gravesend, Long Island

    Gravesend was founded in 1645 by Lady Deborah Moody who led a group of religious dissenters fleeing persecution, in the Dutch colony of New Netherland. The people from Gravesend were granted religious freedom, which was unusual for that period. Lady Moody was the only woman to found a colonial settlement in early North America. She was the first female landowner in the New World. Lady Deborah h...

  • Brooklyn College

    Wikipedia =Brooklyn College is a senior college of the City University of New York, located in the Midwood neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York City.The origin of Brooklyn College occurred in 1910 with the establishment of an extension division of the City College for Teachers. The school then began offer evening classes for first-year male college students in 1917. In 1930 by the New York City B...

  • New York City College of Technology

    Wikipedia =Founded in 1946, the New York City College of Technology (known colloquially as City Tech) is the City University of New York’s college of technology. Notable Alumni

  • Long Island University

    Wikipedia =Long Island University (LIU) is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution of higher education with locations and programs spanning the New York metropolitan area, overseas, and online. The university offers more than 500 academic programs at two main campuses, LIU Post and LIU Brooklyn, as well as non-residential programs at LIU Brentwood, LIU Riverhead, and LIU Hudson at Ro...

  • Medgar Evers College

    Wikipedia Medgar Evers College is a senior college of The City University of New York (CUNY), offering baccalaureate and associate degrees. It was officially established in 1970 through cooperation between educators and community leaders in central Brooklyn. It is named after Medgar Wiley Evers, an African American civil rights leader who was assassinated on June 12, 1963. Notable Faculty

  • Prison Ship Martyrs Monument

    Prison Ship Martyrs Monument=* coordinates: 40° 41' 30" N. 073° 58' 32" W. Google Map * Feature Class: Park. Park: Fort Greene Park. Location: Myrtle to Dekalb Avenues, Edwards and Cumberland Streets * County: Kings. City: New York. Borough: Brooklyn. State: NY (New York) Country: US (United States)Please add profiles to this project (actions menu > add profiles) of anyone associated with the m...

  • Excelsior of Brooklyn (1854->1893) (NABBP)

    The Brooklyn Excelsiors were an amateur baseball team that played in Brooklyn, New York. Formed in 1854, the Excelsior ballclub featured stars such as Jim Creighton, Asa Brainard, and Candy Cummings.The team is known for originating the "Brooklyn-style" baseball cap, precursor to the modern cap.