Genealogy Projects tagged with Louisville on the Geni Family Tree

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  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Deddens Family

    This is my mom's father's family. They came from germany around 1854 to Louisville KY & then some of them moved to St Louis Mo.

  • 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...