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  • Indiana Genealogy

    With Lake Michigan and the Ohio River as major waterways, Native Indian groups have been numerous to the region for centuries. From the earliest Paleo-Indians, Adena, an...


  • Oklahoma Genealogy

    In the center of the United States, the landlocked state of Oklahoma has many diverse cultural groups as well as physical landscapes. To the east are the small mountain ...


  • Alabama Genealogy

    White Inhabitants in the area of what would become Alabama date back to explorers from Spain in the early 1500s. Over the years, Spain, France and England have laid clai...


  • Alaska Genealogy

    The huge state of Alaska is massive in land size rather than population. One notable different is in the large number of native American Indians, which would be importan...


  • Arizona Genealogy

    The lands of Arizona had been under Spain and then Mexico’s control and influence for centuries. Before the Europeans were the native Indian tribes of Navajos, Apache...


  • Arkansas Genealogy

    The lands of Arkansas with its natural resources include abundant water; vast forests of quick-growing pines and valuable hardwoods. There are extensive deposits of oil,...


  • California Genealogy

    With great physically diverse lands in California and being large-sized it has attracted all types of people over the years. The state has hills, mountains, great forest...


  • Colorado Genealogy

    The main physical feature of Colorado are the Rocky Mountains. The plateau and mountainous regions provide abundance of rich national resources such as silver and gold. ...


  • Connecticut Genealogy

    One of the original 13 colonies of America, it was the 5th state to join the new nation in 1788. The earliest settlers to Connecticut were in 1636, coming from the Massa...


  • Delaware Genealogy

    A peninsula bordered by the Chesapeake and Delaware Bays, the state of Delaware was one of the original 13 colonies. It became a state in December 7, 1787. As the secon...


  • District of Columbia Genealogy

    This district, is not a state, rather a territory founded on July 16, 1790 to serve as the young nation’s federal capital. A new "federal city" was then constructed o...


  • Florida Genealogy

    The peninsula of Florida was once considered a vast wilderness filled with lowlands, swamps and marshes. People from many regions have come over the years envisioning p...


  • Georgia Genealogy

    The southeastern state of Georgia has been home to numerous Native American Indian tribes over the centuries. There were first pre-European Indian cultures dating back t...


  • Hawaii Genealogy

    The state encompasses the volcanic Hawaiian Island chain with hundreds of island covering some 1,500 miles. Long before it was a state of the United States, it was the K...


  • Idaho Genealogy

    This is a landlocked, mountainous state in the western portion of the United States. The Native Indians associated with this region include the Nez Pierce and Coeur d'A...


  • Illinois Genealogy

    This large land and populated state borders Lake Michigan and has served as major transportation and commerce centers for many years. The Native Indians of this area wer...


  • Iowa Genealogy

    The numerous Indian tribes living in Iowa at the time of early European exploration included Dakota, Ioway, Otoe, Illini, Sauk and Omaha. The French claimed the lands of...


  • Kansas Genealogy

    A landlocked state bordered by four other states is in the heart of the United States. Two-thirds of the land is flat-lands part of the American Great Plains. In the ea...


  • Kentucky Genealogy

    The pasture lands of Kentucky are known for their ‘bluegrass.’ When Europeans starting entering the Kentucky region the Native Indians were the Shawnee in the north...


  • Louisiana Genealogy

    The state of Louisiana is considered a very multicultural, multilingual region. Even today it is greatly influenced by the food, speech, religions and traditions of the...


  • Maine Genealogy

    Most of Maine’s border is shared with the nation of Canada and only borders one U. S. state, that of New Hampshire. The region’s early native Indians included the Ab...


  • Maryland Genealogy

    A mid-Atlantic state, Maryland’s history is very long with many types of cultural groups contributing to the state over the centuries. Starting with the Native America...


  • Massachusetts Genealogy

    Plymouth, Massachusetts was the sight of the second English settlement in North America. English colonists founded many of the early towns during the 1620s and 1630s. I...


  • Michigan Genealogy

    The state is border by four Great Lakes, making it an important center of transportation for people and commerce. Indian tribes were attracted to the region. The Ottawa...


  • Minnesota Genealogy

    The region of Minnesota was first explored by French fur traders in 1659 to 1660. Then, explorers Marquette and Joliet who had been over the Michigan region came northwe...


  • Mississippi Genealogy

    The Mississippi River borders the state to the west. The Native Indians to this region include the Chickasaw, Choctaw, Biloxi, Yazoo and Natchez. In 1540 the Spanish ex...


  • Missouri Genealogy

    Just as Father Jacques Marquette and Louis Joliet had traveled in 1673 to many regions of the southern United States, they had also been through the Missouri area. By Ap...


  • Montana Genealogy

    The mountains of Montana donate its name, a Spanish term; montaña which means mountain. There are some 77 mountains ranges within Montana, all part of the vast Rocky Mo...


  • Nebraska Genealogy

    Actually in the heart of the American Great Plains, these large prairie lands is a major agricultural and ranching area. First on the prairie were the native American In...


  • Nevada Genealogy

    Native Indians had inhabited the Nevada landscape for years before any Europeans arrived. Groups like the Yomba, Te-Moak, Pauite and Shoshone tribes lived on the lands. ...


  • New Hampshire Genealogy

    The Pennacook Native Indians of this northeastern state as well as the Cowasuck, Sokoki, Missisquoi and Arsigantegok lived on the land before any Europeans arrived. The ...


  • New Jersey Genealogy

    The state located along the Atlantic coast had as Native Indians the Lenape Tribes. They were also known as the Delaware Indians. Their first encounter with Europeans we...


  • New Mexico Genealogy

    A southwestern state, its character has been centered around the Spanish culture, first from Spain and then Mexico. Yet, the Native Indian influence is still very strong...


  • New York Genealogy

    The third largest populated state borders the Atlantic Ocean and the Great Lakes of Erie and Ontario. It was the western part of New York had been settled by the six nat...


  • North Carolina Genealogy

    The lands of the state range from sea level along the coast to the mountainous Appalachians to the west. The Europeans came with the Spanish to the region when Fort San ...


  • North Dakota Genealogy

    Part of the Midwestern region and the Upper Great Plains of the United States, North Dakota borders the country of Canada. The major tribes in North Dakota have been Ma...


  • Ohio Genealogy

    A Midwestern state that borders Lake Erie and the Ohio River has been a favorite place for pioneer settlers for years. The Native Indians of Ohio are the Miamis, Wyandot...


  • Oregon Genealogy

    Bordered by the Pacific Ocean in the northwest region of the United States, the area has been inhabited by many indigenous tribes before the arrival of traders, explorers...


  • Pennsylvania Genealogy

    A large northeastern state bordered by the Atlantic Ocean and the Lake Erie. The Native Indians of Pennsylvania included the Delaware, Iroquois, Shawnee, Susquehannock a...


  • Rhode Island Genealogy

    The smallest state in land size, it was also the last of the 13 original colonies to ratify the U. S. Constitution. The Native inhabitants to the region were the Wampano...


  • South Carolina Genealogy

    The province of Carolina and especially the Colony of South Carolina had English settlers from Barbados in the 1660s and French Huguenots. There were concerns of the Fre...


  • South Dakota Genealogy

    Before the 1700s, the Arikara Native Indians were the dominant group in the area. The Arikara reached the height of their power in the 17th century with the development ...


  • Tennessee Genealogy

    Being long and narrow the state consists of the eastern, middle and western Tennessee sections. The Spanish had three major explorers into the Tennessee region. In 1540...


  • Texas Genealogy

    Being a vast region, the Texas area has had its share of good and bad experiences with the numerous Native Indians. Warlike tribes made life difficult and dangerous for ...


  • Utah Genealogy

    The land of Utah and the city of Salt Lake City are centered on the Mormon religion and their people. Before the Mormons arrived, there were the Native Indian tribes of ...


  • Vermont Genealogy

    The Mohicans and Abenaki, along with the Iroquois were the main Native Indian tribes in Vermont. The French explorer, Jacques Cartier, in 1535 came through the region. ...


  • Virginia Genealogy

    The Native Indians of Virginia are many and varied. One of the largest group was the Algonquian with populations over 10,000. Some of the Algonquian tribes were Doeg, Po...


  • Washington Genealogy

    The state in the far northwest portion of the country borders the Pacific Ocean and the nation of Canada. The Spanish Captain de Heceta claimed the northern coastal lan...


  • West Virginia Genealogy

    This state was born during the American Civil War of the 1860s when it broke with the state of Virginia over that state’s attitude with seceding with the federal Union....


  • Wisconsin Genealogy

    A state bordered by Lake Superior and Lake Michigan along with the upper Mississippi River. The Native Indians of the region have included the Ioway, Ho-Chunk and Menomin...


  • Wyoming Genealogy

    The western state of Wyoming has Crow, Arapaho, Shoshone and Lakota as some of the original Native Indians to the region. The French fur traders traveled through the regi...


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