Genealogy Projects tagged with Philadelphia County on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Port of Philadelphia: Arrivals

    This project is for all Port of Philadelphia Immigrant Arrivals. Please add your ancestors here.Excerpt from "Philadelphia: Immigrant City by Frederic M. MillerFrom the time of its founding in 1682, Philadelphia has been both an immigrant port and a city of immigrants. In fact, in 1683 when Dutch and German religious groups founded Germantown now part of Philadelphia they established the first ...

  • Philadelphia City & County, Pennsylvania

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived, or died in the city or county of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.Also known as "The City of Brotherly Love" and "Philly" Formerly the capital of the United States when Washington D.C. was being built.= Official Website = Please see Wikipedia for a full history. Adjacent Counties * Bucks County * Burlington County, NJ * Camden County, NJ * Gloucester...

  • Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    October 6, 1683 - Thirteen families from Krefeld, Germany, arrived in Philadelphia to begin Germantown, one of America's oldest settlements. (Today in History, Antelope Valley Press, Thursday, October 6, 2011, p. B2).Germantown was founded by German settlers, thirteen Quaker and Mennonite families from Krefeld (Germany),[1][2] in 1681. Today the founding day of Germantown on October 6, 1683, is...

  • Drexel University

    Wikipedia =Drexel University is a private research university with three campuses in Philadelphia and one in Sacramento, California. It was founded in 1891 by Anthony J. Drexel, a noted financier and philanthropist. As of 2015, more than 26,000 students are enrolled in over 70 undergraduate programs and more than 100 master's, doctoral, and professional programs at the university. Drexel's coop...

  • La Salle University

    Wikipedia La Salle University is a private, co-educational, Roman Catholic university located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. Named for St. Jean-Baptiste de La Salle, the university was founded in 1863 by the Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools. The university offers traditional, online, and hybrid courses and programs. The university is affiliated with the Roman Catholic Chu...

  • Jews of Philadelphia

    This project focuses on Jewish families and individuals of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Jews of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania can trace their history back to Colonial America. Jews have lived there since the arrival of William Penn in 1682.Jewish traders were operating in southeastern Pennsylvania long before Penn. The first Jewish resident of Philadelphia on record was Jonas Aaron. His name ap...