Genealogy Projects tagged with Michigan Territory on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Iowa Pioneers

    Settlers in Iowa before statehood: December 28, 1846= Iowa Territory =Most of the area in the territory was originally part of the Louisiana Purchase and was a part of the Missouri Territory. When Missouri became a state in 1821, this area (along with the Dakotas) effectively became unorganized territory. The area was closed to white settlers until the 1830s, after the Black Hawk War ended. It ...