Genealogy Projects tagged with georgia on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Heard County, Georgia

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Heard County, Georgia. Official Website Heard County was created by Act of the Legislature on December 22, 1830. It was named for Stephen Heard, elected President of the Council on February 18, 1781. Adjacent Counties Carroll County Coweta County Troup County Randolph County, Alabama Communities Centralhatchee ...

  • Oaklawn Cemetery, Fort Valley, Georgia

    This cemetery, sometimes referred to as City Cemetery , is located on 720 South Camellia Boulevard, Fort Valley, Peach County, Georgia. Find a Grave Billion Graves

  • Howard Family Cemetery, Peach County, Georgia

    This cemetery is located on Centerville Road in Peach County, Georgia. Find a Grave USGW Archives

  • Georgia in the US Civil War (CSA) 1861-1865

    This project is used to relate all units from Georgia who served in the Confederate Army. Georgia in the American Civil War Georgia Units During the Civil War

  • Morris Brown College

    Originally called the Morris Brown Colored College, it was founded on January 5, 1881 by African Americans affiliated with the African Methodist Episcopal Church, the first independent black denomination in the United States. It was named to honor the denomination's second bishop, Morris Brown, originally from Charleston, South Carolina. After the end of the American Civil war, the AME Church ...

  • Crawford County, Georgia

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Crawford County, Georgia. Official Website Crawford County, in west central Georgia, is Georgia's fifty-seventh county. The county was created on December 9, 1822, from Houston County, which had been formed from land given up by the Creek Indians in the 1821 Treaty of Indian Springs. The county is named for statesman William H. Craw...

  • Johnson County, Georgia

    This project is a compilation of the research recently done for Johnson County, Georgia. Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Johnson County. Johnson county was created by the Georgia legislature December 11, 1858, from parts of Emanuel, Laurens, and Washington counties. Johnson County was named for Georgia governor, senator, and U.S. vice-presidential candidate Hersche...

  • Georgia with Counties, Cities, and Towns Project

    This subportal is part of the State of Georgia Portal . Wikipedia Please go to following link for further information: United States with Counties, Areas & Communities Project . Projects on Geni Cities & Towns Atlanta Augusta Blue Ridge Columbus Epworth

  • Pickens County, Georgia

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Pickens County, Georgia. Official Website The Georgia General Assembly passed an act on December 5, 1853 to create Pickens County. It is named for American Revolutionary War General Andrew Pickens. Most of Pickens County's early industry revolved around marble. Georgia Marble Company is located in Marble Hill near Tate. The marble ...

  • Dawson County, Georgia

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Dawson County, Georgia. Official Website History Dawson County was created on December 3, 1857, from Gilmer and Lumpkin Counties.[3] It is named for William Crosby Dawson, a U.S. Senator from Georgia. The 1860s brought war and hardships to the people of Dawson County. Many men of Dawson County answered the call and went to fight ...

  • Fannin County,Georgia

    This project is for people who were born, lived or died in Fannin County, Georgia. Fannin County is a county located in the north central portion of the U.S. state of Georgia. It is one of the most rural counties in Georgia due its location in the Appalachian Mountain Range, with about 90% of the population of Fannin County living in unincorporated lands. The county seat and largest city is Bl...

  • Little Union Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Roberta, Georgia

    This cemetery is located on 4520 Union Church Road, Roberta, Crawford County, Georgia. This is a very well taken care of cemetery. Find a Grave USGW Archives

  • Mitchell County, Georgia

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Mitchell County, Georgia. Mitchell County was created on December 21, 1857 and was named for General Henry Mitchell, who was known for his leadership during the Revolutionary War. Adjacent Counties Dougherty County Worth County Baker County Colquitt County Thomas County Grady County Decatur County

  • Franklin-Nashville Campaign, US Civil War

    The Franklin–Nashville campaign, also known as Hood's Tennessee campaign, was a series of battles in the Western Theater, conducted from September 18 to December 27, 1864, in Alabama, Tennessee, and northwestern Georgia during the American Civil War. The Confederate Army of Tennessee under Lt. Gen. John Bell Hood drove north from Atlanta, threatening Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman's lines of com...

  • The Battle of Atlanta, July 22, 1864

    The Battle of Atlanta was a battle of the Atlanta Campaign fought during the American Civil War on July 22, 1864, just southeast of Atlanta, Georgia. Continuing their summer campaign to seize the important rail and supply hub of Atlanta, Union forces commanded by William Tecumseh Sherman overwhelmed and defeated Confederate forces defending the city under John Bell Hood. Union Maj. Gen. James B...

  • Battle of Allatoona (October 1864), US Civil War

    The Battle of Allatoona, also known as the Battle of Allatoona Pass , was fought October 5, 1864, in Bartow County, Georgia , and was the first major engagement of the Franklin-Nashville Campaign of the American Civil War . A Confederate division under Maj. Gen. Samuel G. French attacked a Union garrison under Brig. Gen. John M. Corse , but was unable to dislodge it from its fortified position ...

  • Battle of Marietta,June 9, 1864– July 3, 1864

    The Battle of Marietta was a series of military operations from June 9 through July 3, 1864, in Cobb County, Georgia, between Union and Confederate forces during the American Civil War. The Union forces, led by Maj. Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman, encountered the Confederate Army of Tennessee, led by Gen. Joseph E. Johnston, entrenched near Marietta, Georgia. Several engagements were fought dur...

  • Battle of New Hope Church,May 25,26, 1864

    The Battle of New Hope Church (May 25–26, 1864) was a clash between the Union Army under Major General William T. Sherman and the Confederate Army of Tennessee led by General Joseph E. Johnston during the Atlanta Campaign of the American Civil War. Sherman broke loose from his railroad supply line in a large-scale sweep in an attempt to force Johnston's army to retreat from its strong position ...

  • Battle of Dallas (May 28,1864), US Civil War

    The Battle of Dallas (May 28, 1864) was an engagement during the Atlanta Campaign in the American Civil War . The Union Army of William Tecumseh Sherman and the Confederate Army led by Joseph E. Johnston fought a series of battles between May 25 and June 3 along a front stretching northeast from Dallas toward Acworth, Georgia . At Dallas a probe launched by William B. Bate 's and William Hicks ...

  • Battle of Resaca, May 13, 1864–May 15, 1864

    The Battle of Resaca, from May 13 to 15, 1864, formed part of the Atlanta Campaign during the American Civil War, when a Union force under William Tecumseh Sherman engaged the Confederate Army of Tennessee led by Joseph E. Johnston. The battle was fought in Gordon and Whitfield Counties, Georgia, and is generally viewed as inconclusive. The campaign began with Johnston holding strong defensive...

  • Atlanta campaign (Umbrella Project)

    Atlanta Campaign (Umbrella Project): Note this is an Umbrella Project for the entire Atlanta Campaign. Please add profiles to the battles (found below) that your relative fought in. The Atlanta campaign was a series of battles fought in the Western Theater of the American Civil War throughout northwest Georgia and the area around Atlanta during the summer of 1864. Union Maj. Gen. William Tecu...

  • Enslaved by Moses Liberty Jones

    Enslaved by Moses Liberty Jones Image is of Marlboro Jones , manservant of Randall Fleming Jones , who was the son of Moses L. Jones (1805 - 1851) Introduction: Short Overview The Jones family was one of the families in Liberty County (Georgia) U.S., who owned black people who were their slaves at their estates, plantations such as Green Forest, etc... One of family members who was Owner/...

  • Towns County, Georgia

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Towns County, Georgia. Official Website The county was created on March 6, 1856, and named for United States lawyer, legislator, and politician George W. Towns. Adjacent Counties Clay County, NC Rabun County Habersham County Union County White County Cities & Communities Hiawassee (County Seat) Tate City ...

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