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  • Fayette County, Pennsylvania

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Fayette County, Pennsylvania. Official Website History The first Europeans in Fayette County were explorers, who had used an ancient American Indian trail that bisected the county on their journey across the Appalachian Mountains. In 1754, when control of the area was still in dispute between France and Great Britain, 22-year-ol...

  • Fayette County, Iowa

    This project is for those who were born, lived, and died in Fayette County, Iowa. Wikipedia

  • Fayette 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.

  • Fayette County, Georgia

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Fayette County, Georgia. Official Website Fayette County was organized in 1821 after the United States signed a treaty at Indian Springs, Georgia with the Creek people for cession of a large portion of their land. The county and its seat, Fayetteville, were both named in honor of the French aristocrat the Marquis de Lafayette, who...

  • Fayette County, Indiana

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Fayette County, Indiana. Overview On Sept. 30, 1809, the United States, on behalf of the Northwest Territory and Governor William Henry Harrison, concluded the Treaty of Fort Wayne, part of whose terms included the purchase from the Indians of a strip of land locally called "The 12 Mile Purchase" parallel to and west of "The Gore...

  • Fayette County, Texas

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Fayette County, Texas. Official Website Fayette County was established in 1837 from land given by Bastrop and Colorado Counties. It is named for the Marquis de Lafayette, a French nobleman who became an American Revolutionary War hero. It is the location of the real Chicken Ranch, which was the basis of the musical play and featu...

  • Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Lexington, Kentucky. Lexington is located in the Bluegrass region of Kentucky and is known as "The Horse Capital of the World". History Lexington was founded by European Americans in June 1775, in what was then considered Fincastle County, Virginia, 17 years before Kentucky became a state. A party of frontiersmen, led by William...

  • Fayette County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Fayette County, Kentucky. Overview Fayette County—originally Fayette County, Virginia—was established by the Virginia General Assembly in June 1780, when it abolished and subdivided Kentucky County into three counties: Fayette, Jefferson and Lincoln. Together, these counties and those set off from them later in that decade separa...

  • Fayette County, Illinois

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Fayette County, Illinois. Official Website Fayette County was formed in 1821 and was named in honor of the Marquis de LaFayette, French hero of the American Revolutionary War. Adjacent Counties Effingham County Shelby County Clay County Marion County Clinton County Bond County Montgomery County

  • Fayette County, Tennessee

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Fayette County, Tennessee. Official Website Fayette County was established by Tennessee General Assembly in 1824. The county was named after the Marquis de la Fayette, French hero of the American Revolution. Fayette County is culturally alike to the Mississippi Delta and was a major area of cotton plantations dependent on slave la...

  • Fayette County, Alabama

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Fayette County, Alabama. Fayette County was established on December 20, 1824, during Marquis de Lafayette's historic tour of the 24 United States. Adjacent Counties Marion County Walker County Tuscaloosa County Pickens County Lamar County Cities, Towns & Communities Belk Berry Bankston Bazemore Bluff ...

  • Fayette County, Ohio

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Fayette County, Ohio. Official Website Fayette County was formed on March 1, 1810 from portions of Highland County and Ross County. It was named after Marie-Joseph Motier, Marquis de La Fayette, a French general and politician who took the side of the Colonials during the American Revolutionary War and who played an important rol...