Genealogy Projects tagged with Middlesex County on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Middlesex County, Massachusetts

    The county was created by the Massachusetts General Court on May 10, 1643, when it was ordered that "the whole plantation within this jurisdiction be divided into four sheires". Middlesex initially contained Charlestown, Cambridge, Watertown, Sudbury, Concord, Woburn, Medford, Wayland, and Reading.[4] In the late 19th century and early 20th century, Boston annexed several adjacent cities and to...

  • Harvard University

    Harvard University is an American private Ivy League research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, established in 1636 by the Massachusetts legislature. Harvard is the oldest institution of higher learning in the United States and the first corporation (officially The President and Fellows of Harvard College) chartered in the country. Harvard's history, influence, and ...

  • Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Massachusetts

    This project is for those interred in the Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. From Find a Grave : Bostonians founded Mount Auburn in 1831 for both practical and aesthetic reasons: to solve an urban land use problem created by an increasing number of burials in the city and to create a tranquil and beautiful place where families could commemorate their loved ones w...

  • Radcliffe College

    Wikipedia Radcliffe College was a women's liberal arts college in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and functioned as a female coordinate institution for the all-male Harvard College. It was also one of the Seven Sisters colleges, among which it shared with Bryn Mawr College the popular reputation of having a particularly intellectual and independent-minded student body. Radcliffe conferred Radcliffe ...

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Wikipedia Massachusetts Institute of Technology The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Founded in 1861 in response to the increasing industrialization of the United States, MIT adopted a European polytechnic university model and stressed laboratory instruction in applied science and engineering. Researchers worked on com...

  • Hebrew College

    Wikipedia =Hebrew College is an accredited college of Jewish studies in Newton Centre, Massachusetts. Founded in 1921, Hebrew College is committed to Jewish scholarship in a pluralistic, trans-denominational academic environment. The president of the college is Rabbi Daniel Lehmann. Hebrew College offers undergraduate completion and graduate degrees, Hebrew-language training, a rabbinical schoo...

  • Brandeis University

    Wikipedia =Brandeis University /ˈbrændaɪs/ is an American private research university in Waltham, Massachusetts, 9 miles (14 km) west of Boston.It was founded in 1948 as a non-sectarian Jewish community-sponsored coeducational institution on the site of the former Middlesex University. The university is named after Louis Brandeis, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court , the first Jewish J...

  • Lowell Cemetery, Lowell, Massachusetts

    This project is for those who are buried in Lowell Cemetery, Lowell, Massachusetts. Established in 1841, the Lowell Cemetery is a non-municipal and non-denominational cemetery. Located on the banks of the Concord River, the cemetery is one of the oldest garden cemeteries in the nation, inspired by Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Many of Lowell's wealthy industrialists are ...

  • South Burying Place, Concord, Massachusetts

    This project is for those buried in South Burying Place, Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. Extremely significant as an early burying ground, the South Burying Place was one of the two cemeteries established by the town of Concord shortly after its founding in 1635. For decades, however, all burials were made in the Hill Burying Ground near the first meetinghouse on the ridge east of th...

  • Sleepy Hollow Cemetery,Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, 01742 USA

    Sleepy Hollow Cemetery,Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, 01742 USA: Find a Grave Sleepy Hollow Cemetery is the largest cemetery in Concord. It has an estimated 10,000 gravesites, many of local, national, and international interest. It was one of the first cemeteries in the United States to be designed to have a sylvan character and has also been listed in the National Register of Hi...

  • Middlesex County, Connecticut

    This project is for those who were born, lived, and died in Middlesex County, Connecticut.Middlesex County was formed from parts of Hartford and New London counties. Cities, Towns and Communities: Centerbrook - Chester - Clinton - Cobalt - Cromwell - Deep River - Durham - East Haddam - East Hampton - Essex - Essex Village - Fenwick - Haddam - Higganum - Ivoryton - Killingworth - Lake Pocotopaug...

  • Wyoming Cemetery,Melrose, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, 02176 USA

    Wyoming Cemetery,Melrose, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, 02176 USA: Cemetery was established as Melrose's community cemetery in 1857, on 21 acres of land northeast of Pine Banks Park. Several years later, the cemetery was expanded with purchase of 28 additional acres of farmland, at a cost of $10,000.Before Wyoming Cemetery was established, many of the city’s first inhabitants were buried in ...

  • Saint James Episcopal Church Cemetery, Edison, New Jersey

    This project is for those who are buried in Saint James Episcopal Church Cemetery, Edison, Middlesex County, New Jersey. The cemetery is located on 2136 Woodbridge Avenue and is also known as Piscatawaytown Burial Ground , White Church Cemetery and Saint James Church Piscatawaytown Burial Grounds . Notable Burials Bvt. Maj. Gen. Thomas Swords (1806-1886) - Union Links Find a Grave

  • Middlesex County, New Jersey

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Middlesex County, New Jersey.= Official Website =The county was primarily settled due to its ideal location near the Raritan River and was established as of March 7, 1683, as part of the Province of East Jersey and was partitioned as of October 31, 1693, into the townships of Piscataway, Perth Amboy, and Woodbridge.=Adjacent Counties...

  • Old Hill Burying Ground, Concord, Massachusetts

    This project is for those buried in the Old Hill Burying Ground, located on Monument Square and Lexington Road, Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.After Concord was incorporated as a town in the fall of 1635, one of the first official acts of its original settlers, along with building a meetinghouse, was the establishment of two small burying grounds. This one, which came to be known as t...

  • Old Burying Ground, Bedford, Massachusetts

    This project is for those who are buried in the Old Burying Ground, located on 7 Springs Road, Bedford, Massachusetts.Bedford's Old Burying Ground was laid out on October 23, 1729, the same year as the incorporation of the town. Israel Putnam, first deacon of the new church on the Common, who lived across the road, donated the one-acre site. The Burying Ground is located in the center of the to...

  • Middlesex County, Virginia, USA

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

  • Billerica, Massachusetts founders and history

    The town of Billerica was founded from a deed of land from the Shawshin, or Billerica Indians. This site not only looks at the early settlers, but the making of towns that became the culture of America, the United States of America.In 1660, 40 families (mostly from Cambridge, then Woburn) had homes in Billerica. Some are as follows: Champney, Crosby, Danforth, French,Frost, Hamlet, Hide,Hubbard...

  • Original Proprietors of Haddam, Connecticut

    Please add profiles for the founders of Haddam, Connecticut to this project, and link to the index in bold when done.From A Brief History of Haddam ==Plantation at Thirty Mile Island==In 1660 the Connecticut Colonial Legislature sent Matthew Allyn and Samuel Willys down the Connecticut River from Hartford to purchase land from the Wangunk Indian Tribe at the place the English called 'Land of Th...

  • Founders of Watertown, Massachusetts

    =Founders of Watertown= Please add Geni profiles of the original settlers of the town of Watertown, as represented on the Founders' Monument, listed below. Link the Geni profile in " bold " if you can. * Watertown, Massachusetts, City. County: Middlesex. State: Massachusetts Country: United States. Coordinates: 42°22′15″N 71°11′00″W. Settled: 1630. Incorporated: 1630 ===History=== Watertown , f...

  • East Haddam Connecticut 1600-1800

    Land was first occupied by a minimum of three Indian Tribes. These tribes included the Wangunks, Mohegans, and Nehantiks. The land which is now Haddam and East Haddam was purchased in 1662 for 30 coats, which was worth about 100 dollars at the time. In 1669 highways were established. The first families established homes along Creeks Row. These families included John Bates, Cone, David Brainerd,...