Genealogy Projects tagged with Milwaukee County on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Marquette University

    Marquette University /mɑrˈkɛt/ is a private, coeducational, Jesuit, Roman Catholic university located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Established as Marquette College on August 28, 1881 by the Society of Jesus, it was founded by John Martin Henni, the first Bishop of Milwaukee. The university was named after 17th century missionary and explorer Father Jacques Marquette, with the intention to provide a...

  • University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

    Wikipedia The University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee (also known as UW–Milwaukee, UWM or Milwaukee) is a public urban research university located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in the United States. It is the largest university in the Milwaukee metropolitan area and a member of the University of Wisconsin System. It is also one of the two doctoral degree-granting public universities and the second large...

  • Milwaukee (City), Wisconsin

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in the city of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.= Official Website =Milwaukee is the county seat of Milwaukee County. Overview It is the third-most densely populated metropolitan area in The Midwest, surpassed only by Chicago and Detroit, respectively. Milwaukee is considered a Gamma global city as categorized by the Globalization and World Cities R...

  • Milwaukee County, Wisconsin

    Please add profiles for people who were born, lived or died in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin.= Official Website =The county was created in 1834 as part of Michigan Territory. The name “Milwaukee” is generally believed to be derived from a Native American term meaning “good land.” Adjacent Counties * Ozaukee County * Racine County * Waukesha County * Washington County Cities, Villages, Towns & Nei...

  • Mount Olivet Cemetery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    Mt. Olivet Cemetery is a cemetery administered by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Milwaukee. It was established in 1907 on the south side of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Located at 3801 West Morgan Avenue, the cemetery is one of seven cemeteries in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee Catholic Cemeteries (AOMCC) System. The 72-acre (290,000 m2) property holds over 27,000 in-ground burials in traditional gra...

  • St. Adalbert's Cemetery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    St. Adalbert's Cemetery was begun for the South Side Polish Catholic parishes a few years after Holy Trinity. South Side Catholics of Polish descent wanted their own burial grounds. On Dec. 7, 1888 Archbishop M. Heiss bought 30 acres of land just south of Holy Trinity Cemetery for what was to be St. Adalbert's cemetery. Because it served all Polish parishes, it was commonly called the Polish Un...

  • Painesville Cemetery, Franklin, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin

    This project is for those who are buried in Painesville Cemetery, Franklin Milwaukee County, Wisconsin. About the Chapel: The Painesville Chapel is a historic meeting hall built in 1852 by German immigrant Freethinkers in Franklin, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1977. In the 1830s and 40s, immigrants from Wittenberg, Germany were am...