Genealogy Projects tagged with Tippecanoe County on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Tippecanoe County, Indiana

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Tippecanoe County, Indiana. Official Website Tippecanoe County was formed March 1, 1826, and named for the anglicization of "Kethtippecanoogi", a Miami people term meaning "place of the succor fish people." The county is best known for Purdue University, the 1811 Battle of Tippecanoe, and the Tippecanoe County Courthouse, a struct...

  • Purdue University

    Wikipedia Purdue University Purdue University, located in West Lafayette, Indiana, is the flagship university of the six-campus Purdue University system. Purdue was founded on May 6, 1869, as a land-grant university when the Indiana General Assembly, taking advantage of the Morrill Act, accepted a donation of land and money from Lafayette businessman John Purdue to establish a college of sci...

  • Spring Vale Cemetery, Lafayette, Indiana

    This project is for those buried in Spring Vale Cemetery, Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana. Notable Interments Dr. Arett Campbell Arnett (1882-1955) - Medical Pioneer Bvt. Brig. Gen. Richard Patten DeHart (1832-1918) - Union George Richard Durgan (1872-1942) - US Congress Raymond Clarence "Deac" Ewry (1874-1937) - US Olympian Gold Medalist MSgt. Thomas Edward McCall (1916-19...

  • Battle of Tippecanoe (1811)

    The Battle of Tippecanoe (/ˌtɪpikəˈnuː/ TIP-ee-kə-NOO) was fought on November 7, 1811, in Battle Ground, Indiana between American forces led by then Governor William Henry Harrison of the Indiana Territory and Native American forces associated with Shawnee leader Tecumseh and his brother Tenskwatawa (commonly known as "The Prophet"), leaders of a confederacy of various tribes who opposed Europe...

  • Indiana Soldiers Home Cemetery

    Indiana Soldiers Home Cemetery is located in West Lafayette, Indiana. Find a Grave