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  • Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery (Sussex County)

    Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery is located in Millsboro, Sussex County, Delaware. Find a Grave

  • Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery (New Castle County)

    Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery is located in Bear, New Castle County, Delaware. Find a Grave

  • Delaware with Counties, Cities and Towns Project

    This project is part of the State of Delaware Portal. About the Project Please use this project to add, research, document, and discuss your ancestors from Delaware. You can add profiles for: People born in Delaware People who lived in Delaware People who died in Delaware When you find helpful resources for research, please share them here so that others can benefit. If...

  • Delaware's State Capital Dover, Kent County, Delaware Project

    Dover was founded as the court town for newly established Kent County in 1683 by William Penn, the proprietor of the territory generally known as the "Lower Counties on the Delaware." Later, in 1717, the city was officially laid out by a special commission of the Delaware General Assembly. The capital of the state of Delaware was moved here from New Castle in 1777 because of its central locatio...

  • Place projects

    Place projects are projects on Geni that are focused of a specific geographical place or region. Places profiles are also the precursor to the upcoming Place Profiles feature.=Place project portals= Includes countries and kingdoms, and other top level place project. ==Geographical==* Australia * Canada * Europe** Al-Andalus ** Austro-Hungarian-Empire ** Belarus ** Czech Republic-Bohemia ** Croa...

  • Riverview Cemetery, Wilmington, Delaware

    This project is for those who are buried in Riverview Cemetery, located on 3300 North Market Street, Wilmington, Delaware. From the cemetery's Official Website : Riverview Cemetery, a Victorian garden cemetery, traces its 1872 origin to the benevolent societies of the Knights of Pythias and Independent Order of Odd Fellows. It consists of 42 acres spanning both sides of Market Street in Wilmi...

  • New Castle County, Delaware

    This project is for those who were born, lived or died in New Castle County, Delaware.= Wikipedia =

  • Widener University

    Wikipedia Widener University was founded in 1821 as the Bullock School for Boys preparatory school in Wilmington, Delaware, by John Bullock. Bullock operated the school until 1846 when it was sold to Samuel Alsop and renamed the Alsop School for Boys . In 1853, the school was sold to Theodore Hyatt and renamed the Hyatt's Select School for Boys , and again in 1859 to the Delaware Military Acad...

  • Sussex County,Delaware

    This project is for those who were born, lived, or died in Sussex County, Delaware. Wikipedia

  • Ohio Wesleyan University

    Wikipedia =Ohio Wesleyan University (also known as Wesleyan or OWU) is a private liberal arts college in Delaware, Ohio, United States. It was founded in 1842 by Methodist leaders and Central Ohio residents as a nonsectarian institution, and is a member of the Ohio Five — a consortium of Ohio liberal arts colleges. Ohio Wesleyan has always admitted students irrespective of religion or race and ...

  • Kent County,Delaware

    This project is for those who were born, lived or died in Kent County, Delaware.= Wikipedia =

  • Cathedral Cemetery, Wilmington, Delaware

    Cathedral Cemetery was established in Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware and incorporated as Catholic Cemeteries, Inc. in 1876. It served as the only Diocesan Cemetery in Wilmington until the opening of All Saints Cemetery in 1958. Since its establishment, Cathedral Cemetery has gone through many renovations. In 1963, The Queen of Apostles Crypt was built and dedicated. It was the first co...

  • University of Delaware

    Wikipedia The University of Delaware (colloquially "UD") is the largest university in Delaware. The main campus is in Newark, with satellite campuses in Dover, Wilmington, Lewes, and Georgetown. It is medium-sized – approximately 18,500 undergraduate and 4,500 graduate students. UD is a privately governed university which receives public funding for being a land-grant, sea-grant, space-grant ...

  • Phoenix Ship disaster

    The Phoenix Ship Disaster (1847) In the middle of the nineteenth century a lot of people from the East of Holland emigrated to the US. One of the most popular destinations was Wisconsin. In 1847 a group of those emigrants were on the propellor Phoenix, which would bring them from Buffalo to Sheboygan and beyond. In the early hours of November 21, 1847 the propellor burnt. About 25 people resc...

  • Ulster Scot settlers on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Delaware, and Virginia

    This is an umbrella project for projects based upon families and local communities of Scots-Irish who settled on the Eastern Shore (also called Delmarva Peninsula) in the late 17th century and early 18th century. As an umbrella project, this project can provide historical and bibliographic information for the entire area and its families. The following historical overview is excerpted from "Mig...

  • All Saints Cemetery, Wilmington, Delaware

    All Saints Cemetery, located on the Kirkwood Highway near Newark, was dedicated in 1958. It is beautifully landscaped with several bronze statuary groupings depicting the History of the Church, the Beatitudes and Mary, Queen of All Saints. All Christian denominations are welcome. Address: 6001 Kirkwood Highway Wilmington, New Castle County, DE 19808 Interment Find a Grave Billion Graves

  • Wilmington Friends School

    Wikipedia Wilmington Friends School is a private Pre-kindergarten-12 school in unincorporated New Castle County, Delaware, United States, near Wilmington. It is affiliated with the Society of Friends, also known as the Quakers. The school was founded in 1748 by members of the Wilmington Monthly Meeting of Friends. Of the school, Delaware historian Benjamin Ferris wrote in the 19th century, ...

  • Wilmington & Brandywine Cemetery, Wilmington, Delaware

    Founded in 1843 by Sam Wollaston, who sought to build one of Delaware’s first non-sectarian cemeteries, we remain one of the state’s oldest, most historic and active burial grounds. All are welcome here regardless of religious affiliation or non-affiliation. Ours is a place of peace. We have many available gravesites amid 25 meticulously maintained acres of majestic grounds featuring an elegant...

  • Silverbrook Cemetery & Memorial Park, Wilmington, Delaware

    This project is for those interred in Silverbrook Cemetery & Memorial Park, Wilmington, Delaware. Notable Interments Judy Johnson (1899-1989) - Hall of Fame Negro League Baseball Player William Lloyd Nelson (1918-1943) - WWII Medal of Honor Recipient Links Find a Grave Official Website

  • Sharon Hills Memorial Park, Dover, Delaware

    This project is for those buried in Sharon Hills Memorial Park, Dover, Delaware. Find a Grave

  • United States Senators from Delaware

    United States Senators from DelawareList of United States Senators from Delaware (from U.S. Senate web site--no links) of United States Senators from Delaware (with wikipedia links)

  • The Nicholites or “New Quakers”

    Founded in the early 1760s by the charismatic preacher Joseph Nichols, the Nicholites shared many similarities with the Quakers, including dedication to nonviolence and antislavery and were one of the first religious groups in America to make the manumission of slaves a requirement of membership. As with Quaker meetings, the Nicholites’ meetings consisted of silent contemplation of the “Inner L...

  • Native American Tribes- State of Delaware

    Links===* Naming Conventions * Delaware Indian Tribe s=Delaware Indian Tribes=*Delaware>>The Unalachtigo division of the Delaware occupied all of the northern parts of this State when it was first visited by Europeans. *Nanticoke>>Bodies of Indians classed, under this general head extended into the southern and western sections. Unalachtigo and Nanticoke are two forms of the same word though, a...

  • State of Delaware

    This subportal is part of the USA Portal . = This is the master project for Delaware and its history. =State of Delaware=* Nickname(s): The First State; The Small Wonder; Blue Hen State; The Diamond State* Motto(s): Liberty and Independence * Demonym: Delawarean* Capital: Dover* Largest city: Wilmington ===Please do not add profiles to the project. Add them to the appropriate sub-project.=== =B...

  • Oak Grove Cemetery,Delaware, Delaware County, Ohio, 43015 USA

    Oak Grove Cemetery,Delaware, Delaware County, Ohio, 43015 USA: Find a Grave The cemetery is located on the west side of South Sandusky Street at its intersection with Weiser Avenue. The cemetery was established in 1850 with the first burial occurring on 20 June 1851. The cemetery is 80 acres in size.The cemetery is located in the city of Delaware, Delaware Township, Delaware County, Ohio, and i...

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