Genealogy Projects tagged with St Marys county on the Geni Family Tree

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  • The Kentucky Migration 1780 - 1820

    The Kentucky Migration = Note: This project is intended for anyone that moved to Kentucky during this period. If you have more info on why these families migrated, please feel free to add it here, or on their profiles. The first serious explorations of the Kentucky territory by English colonists had begun around 1750, and it was found that the area was not generally inhabited by Indians, but wa...

  • St. Mary's County, Maryland

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in St. Mary's County, Maryland. Official Website The settlement of Lord Baltimore's Maryland began with the arrival of passengers from England at St. Clement's Island in the Potomac River in what is now southwestern St. Mary's County on March 25, 1634, and the annual anniversary of this landing is celebrated as Maryland Day. The passe...

  • Point Lookout Confederate Cemetery

    During the Civil War, Point Lookout was one of the largest prisons of CSA POWs. Many men died there from exposure, malaria, scurvy and TB. Originally, the soldiers were buried in two cemeteries near the prison camp. However, because the cemetery land started to erode into the Chesapeake, in 1870 the state of Maryland removed the remains. In 1910 they were moved again and re-interred in a burial...

  • American Revolutionary War, Maryland 400

    List of Known Maryland 400 Soldiers =On Aug. 27, 1776, the first major battle of the Revolutionary War was fought at Brooklyn, N.Y. Known as the Battle of Brooklyn or the Battle of Long Island, it was where Maryland would earn her nickname ‘‘The Old Line State.”Few are aware that the war could have ended that day had it not been for the ‘‘Maryland 400” who sacrificed themselves to allow the col...