Genealogy Projects tagged with Wayne County on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Detroit, Michigan

    Goal and Scope of this Project=This project is a description of the city of Detroit, its history and people that made it famous.The story of Detroit--and this project--starts from the first recorded mention of the site in 1670, when French missionaries found a stone idol venerated by the Indians there and destroyed it with an axe. Detroit on the map today.=Toponymy===How to Input Locations in G...

  • Woodlawn Cemetery, Detroit, Michigan

    Woodlawn Cemetery welcomes thousands of visitors every year from near and far. Most visit loved ones, while many come to experience the historic and peaceful nature of the cemetery. At over 123 years old, this cemetery holds much of the history of the Detroit area within its borders. Monuments and mausoleums throughout the cemetery memorialize the lives of Detroit greats from the auto and mus...

  • Wesley Chapel Cemetery, Johnsonville, Illinois

    This project is for those buried in Wesley Chapel Cemetery, Johnsonville, Wayne County, Illinois. Find a Grave

  • Pleasant Grove Christian Church Cemetery, Jeffersonville, Illinois

    Pleasant Grove Christian Church, in Jeffersonville (Geff), Wayne County, Illinois, burnt down in 2009. The Church was off the road behind the cemetery and was about 1/2 way between Cisne and Geff being West of route 45 and just south of baseline road. Find a Grave

  • Wayne County, Illinois

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Wayne County, Illinois. Wayne County was formed in 1819 out of Edwards County. It is named after Gen. "Mad Anthony" Wayne, an officer in the Revolutionary War and Northwest Indian War. Adjacent Counties Clay County Richland County Edwards County White County Marion County Jefferson County Hamilton County

  • Wayne County, Nebraska

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Wayne County, Nebraska. Official Website Wayne County was organized by a proclamation of Governor David Butler in the fall of 1870 and was named for Revolutionary War General Anthony Wayne. Adjacent Counties Dixon County Thurston County Cuming County Stanton County Madison County Pierce County Cedar County

  • Wayne County, Michigan

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Wayne County, Michigan. Official Website Wayne County was the sixth county in the Northwest Territory, formed August 15, 1796 from portions of territorial Hamilton County, territorial Knox County and unorganized territory. It was named for the U.S. general "Mad Anthony" Wayne. Adjacent Counties & Provinces Washtenaw County ...

  • Wayne County, Missouri

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Wayne County, Missouri. The county was officially organized on December 11, 1818, and is named after General "Mad" Anthony Wayne, who served in the American Revolution. The Wayne County Courthouse was destroyed by a fire in 1854. In 1866, the records in new courthouse were stolen, and in 1892 the courthouse again burned down. Thus, ...

  • Wayne County, Utah

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Wayne County, Utah. Official Website Due to its remoteness and harsh terrain, settlements did not appear in the future Wayne County until the 1880s. By 1892, there was enough settlement and enough interest in a separate county (due mainly to the difficulty of accessing the Piute County seat), that Utah Territory passed an act (effe...

  • Wayne County, West Virginia, USA

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

  • Wayne County, New York

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Wayne County, New York. Official Website History The county was created on April 11, 1823 and is named in honor of General Anthony Wayne, an American Revolutionary War hero and American statesman. War of 1812 Two small skirmishes were fought in the county during the War of 1812: one in Sodus in June 1813,[8] and the other in ...

  • Wayne County, Iowa

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Wayne County, Iowa. Official Website Wayne County was formed in 1846 but was still attached to other counties for governmental purposes. It was named after General Anthony Wayne. Adjacent Counties Lucas County Appanoose County Gage County, Misso. Mercer County, Misso. Decatur County Cities, Townships & Communitie...

  • Wayne County, Tennessee

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Wayne County, Tennessee. Official Website Wayne County was created in 1817. It is named after General "Mad Anthony" Wayne, a prominent military leader in the American Revolutionary War. Waynesboro, its county seat, was established in 1821. Located along the Tennessee River, the city of Clifton emerged as a key river port in the mid...

  • Wayne County, Mississippi

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Wayne County, Mississippi. One of Mississippi's first counties, Wayne County was founded in 1809 and was named for US Army general Anthony Wayne. It is located along the Alabama border in southeastern Mississippi. Adjacent Counties Clarke County Choctaw County, Ala. Jasper County Jones County Perry County Greene Coun...

  • Wayne County, Georgia

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Wayne County, Georgia. Official Website History At the time of European contact, the area of what would become Wayne County was settled by the Guale people. Being close to the coast and bordered by the Altamaha River, Wayne County's history includes occupation by Spanish missionaries at the time of the settlement of Saint Augusti...

  • Wayne County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Wayne County, Kentucky. The first known European-American settlers to visit the area were longhunters who arrived in the 1770s. They established a temporary camp near Mill Springs on the Cumberland River. Benjamin Price built a log cabin in 1775, and Price's Station became one of the earliest Kentucky settlements. This was still an a...

  • Wayne State University

    Wikipedia Wayne State University (WSU) is an American public research university located in Detroit, Michigan, in the city's Midtown Cultural Center Historic District and Wayne State University Buildings Historic District. Founded in 1868, WSU consists of 13 schools and colleges offering more than 380 programs to nearly 28,000 graduate and undergraduate students. It is currently Michigan's th...

  • Wayne County, Indiana

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Wayne County, Indiana. Official Website History The first permanent European-American settlers in the area were Quakers from North Carolina. They settled about 1806 near the east fork of the Whitewater River, an area including what is today the city of Richmond. Jeptha Turner, the first white child in the county, was born here i...

  • Wayne County, Pennsylvania

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Wayne County, Pennsylvania. Official Website The county was formed from part of Northampton County on March 21, 1798 and was named for the Revolutionary War General Anthony Wayne. Adjacent Counties Broome County, NY Delaware County, NY Sullivan County, NY Pike County Monroe County Lackawanna County Susquehanna Co...

  • Wayne County, North Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Wayne County, North Carolina. Official Website Wayne County was established during the American Revolutionary War on November 2, 1779, from the western part of Dobbs County. It was named for "Mad Anthony" Wayne, a general in the war. Adjacent Counties Greene County Wilson County Lenoir County Duplin County Sampson C...

  • Maple Grove Cemetery, Clyde, New York

    This project is for those buried in Maple Grove Cemetery, Clyde, Wayne County, New York. Find a Grave NY GenWeb

  • University of Detroit Mercy

    Wikipedia University of Detroit Mercy (UDM) is a private, Roman Catholic co-educational university in Detroit, Michigan, United States, affiliated with the Society of Jesus (the Jesuits) and the Sisters of Mercy. Antoine M. Garibaldi, Ph.D., is the president. With origins dating from 1877, it is the largest Roman Catholic university in Michigan. UDM is one of the 28-member Association of Jesu...

  • Selah Christian Church Cemetery, Wayne County, North Carolina

    This project is for those buried in Selah Christian Church Cemetery, Wayne County, North Carolina. Find a Grave

  • Wayne County, Ohio

    Please add those who were born, lived or died in Wayne County, Ohio. Official Website Wayne County was created by the government of the Northwest Territory in 1796. It was named for General "Mad" Anthony Wayne. Adjacent Counties Medina County Summit County Stark County Holmes County Ashland County Cities & Villages Apple Creek Burbank Congress Creston Dalton ...

  • Earlham College

    Wikipedia =Earlham College is a private, liberal arts college in Richmond, Indiana. Established in 1847 by the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), Earlham welcomes students of all faiths and offers an education rooted in such Quaker values as integrity, a commitment to peace and social justice, mutual respect and community decision-making. Alumni

  • Ontario Village Cemetery, Ontario, New York

    This project is for those buried in Ontario Village Cemetery, Ontario, Wayne County, New York. Find a Grave Ny GenWeb

  • Marion Cemetery, Marion, Wayne County, New York

    This project is for those interred in Marion Cemetery, Marion, Wayne County, New York. Find a Grave NY GenWeb

  • Hall Center Cemetery - Wayne County, NY

    Hall Center Cemetery, Town of Marion, Wayne County, New York The Monroe County Mail, Fairport NY, Thursday, May 26, 1910 Walworth. "A meeting is called for all interested in the Hall Center cemetery, to meet Saturday afternoon, at 2 o'clock, at the cemetery, for the purpose of arranging for improving the grounds."

  • Gospel Music Hall of Fame

    Gospel Music Hall of Fame= Wikipedia (with incomplete list of those inducted)The Gospel Music Hall of Fame, created in 1971 by the Gospel Music Association, is a Hall of Fame located in Detroit, Michigan and is dedicated exclusively to recognizing meaningful contributions by individuals and groups in all forms of gospel music. Official Website Inductees by Year =Southern Gospel Music Hall of Fa...