Genealogy Projects on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Public Service & Community Engagement

    This project is created for all political and civic leaders who have become as a pebble-in-a-pond, for better or worse.It also seeks to address unique challenges and issues associated with civic participation and its effect on zeitgeist and the study of genealogy.-------------------------------------------------------------------------------Robert Francis Kennedy --- "Each time a man stands for...

  • Clergy in our family

    Clergy in our family Tracing the faith and religious convictions of your family This project will work in conjunction with the "History Project" to give you a report of how many Clergy(equivalent in any Religion or Faith) were in your family. Please add ANY profiles of ANY Clergy or equivalent in any Religion or Faith to this project, to take advantage of the "History Project App" . O...

  • Jewish Exogamy

    The goal of this project is to pinpoint profiles on Geni where the "Jewish" tree intersects with others . (N.B. "Jewish exogamy" is the politically correct variant of "intermarriage.") Profiles must be set to "public." Collaborators, please feel free to update, adding resource links, images, documents -- and inviting more collaborators. And let's use "discussions" to share personal stories,...

  • Jewish Communities of Burgenland

    BURGENLAND is one of the federal states of Austria, on the Hungarian border. Located in Burgenland were the "Seven Communities" ( Sheva Kehillot or Sieben Gemeinden ), noted for their outstanding yeshivot and eminent rabbis: Eisenstadt (Hung. Kismarton; Heb. א״ש) Mattersburg/ Mattersdorf (Hung. Nagymarton) Deutschkreutz (Hung. Sopronkeresztúr, Németk...

  • Speakers Of The House Of Delegates, Commonwealth Of Virginia, USA

    Back To: (The Commonwealth Of Virginia) Over To: (Wikipedia) Speakers All the past Speakers of the House Of Delegates for the Commonwealth Of Virginia. Pendleton, Edmund Wythe, George Harrison, Benjamin Lee, Richard Henry Tyler, John Sr. Harrison, Benjamin Prentis, Joseph Mathews, Thomas Wise, John Smith, Larkin Harrison, Edmund Holmes, H...

  • 21st Century British Politicians

    21st Century British Politicians Because it is a contemporary list of people they will all be living. I would therefore suggest that the earlier centuries are a higher priority. picture to right - Glenda Jackson CBE Anyone wishing to join these projects and help will be welcome. Surname First name Constituency A Abbott, Diane (Labour) Hackney North and Stoke Newington Abrahams,...

  • Halliste kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Halliste kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Kultuurimälestise Riikliku Registri registrikanne vt. registrist ka kaasnevaid fotosid. ----------------------------------------------------------------------...

  • Lodz Ghetto גטו לודז

    The Łódź Ghetto (German: Ghetto Litzmannstadt ) was the second-largest ghetto (after the Warsaw Ghetto) established for Jews and Roma in German-occupied Poland. Situated in the town of Łódź and originally intended as a temporary gathering point for Jews, the ghetto was transformed into a major industrial centre, providing much needed supplies for Nazi...

  • Victims of the Nazi Holocaust - קרבנות הנאצים בשואה

    Victims of the Nazis during the Holocaust קרבנות הנאצים בשואה This project's mission is to list the names of the victims of the Nazis during the Holocaust to show that these victims are not just an anonymous mass, but were, and some still are, millions of human beings with ...

  • Jewish Families of Bratislava (Pressburg, Pozsony), Slovakia

    This project seeks to collect all of the jewish families form Bratislava, Slovakia (also knows in German as Pressburg or Preßburg, and in Hungarian as Pozsony). Bratislava is located near the Austrian border on the Danube River. Jews first settled in the city in the late 13th century. Over the years, the Jewish community was expelled from the city on several occasions, specifically in ...

  • Suojärvi - Суоярви

    Pagizendua Suojärven da lähil olijoin randazien rodn'akundatutkimukses, end'izis elo- aijois da mis tahto muus mi mieleh juohtuu. Keskustelua Suojärven ja lähiseutujen sukututkimuksesta, sukuhistoriasta yms. Diskussion om Suojärvi ock dess närområden, släktforskning, släkthistoria mm. Discussion about genealogy research and family h...

  • Jõelähtme kihelkond

    Kogume siia projekti Jõelähtme kihelkonnas sündinud ja selle kihelkonnaga seotud inimesed. Eirti on oodatud piirkonniti' ärksamate - tegusamate inimeste lisamine. Lisaks erinevates sõdades võidelnud ja osalenud inimesed näit. I Ilmasõda, Vabadussõda, Soomepoisid, luurajad, sõjaväelased, õpetajad , kultuur, muusi...

  • Eestlased Esimeses Ilmasõjas (eestlased I maailmasõjas)

    Head koostöölised, kes te liigute ringi erinevatel Eesti kalmistutel ja mujal maapiirkondades. Kui kohtate I MS's langenute monumenti, palun pildistage seda ja laadige foto siia projekti ülesse koos asukohainfoga. Hea oleks, kui pildilt on võimalik välja lugeda ka sõjameeste nimesid. 2014 möödus 100 aastat I maailmasõja algusest. ...

  • Het Nederlands Verzet 1940-1945 - Dutch Resistance 1940-1945

    Het Nederlands Verzet 1940-1945 Het Nederlands verzet in de Tweede Wereldoorlog is de verzamelnaam voor alle personen en groepen die tijdens de Tweede Wereldoorlog weerstand boden aan de Duitse bezetting van Nederland (1940-1945) en de Japanse bezetting van Nederlands-Indië (1942-1945). Het verzet kenmerkte zich in vergelijking met andere bezette landen door relatief weinig gewapend en...

  • SmartCopy

    Tool for copying genealogical data into Geni. SmartCopy is a Google Chrome browser extension that allows advanced Geni users to copy information and profiles from various sources into Geni. It provides quick access to research links and HistoryLink tools. Download SmartCopy Supported Sites MyHeritage Data ( SuperSearch, Smart Matches, Record Matches ). MyHeritage Genealogies Billi...

  • Eesti kunstnikud

    Siia projekti soovime Genist kokku koguda tuntumaid Eesti kunstnikke, karikaturiste, kunstiajaloolasi, -kriitikuid, -teadlasi ja ka kunsti restauraatoreid läbi kõigi ajajärkude. Hakatuseks wikipediast Eesti kunstnike kategooria Viide Wikipediasse Eesti kunstnike loend (need kelle kohta on lugu Wikipedias, sealses järjestused) A Mari Aakre Reio Aare ...

  • Jewish Families from Prague

    This project seeks to reconstruct the Jewish population of Prague in the late 18th and 19th centuries. In the public tree on Geni, it is possible to link up all of the major Prague families. You can find a list of Prague Jewish surnames from Alexander Beider's work . You will notice that many of them are rather uncommon today, but very distinctive for Prague, such as the possessive patro- and...

  • American Revolutionary War

    For DAR information, see Daughters of the American Revolution ‎. The American Revolutionary War (1775–1783) or American War of Independence began as a war between the Kingdom of Great Britain and thirteen British colonies in North America, and concluded in a global war between several European great powers. The war was the culmination of the political American Revolution, wher...

  • Imigrantes Portugueses ao Brasil / Portuguese immigrants to Brazil

    Imigração Portuguesa ao Brasil Este é o projeto principal que será redirecionado para outros subprojetos, conforme links relacionados à Lista de Concelhos abaixo. Veja as Orientações. Imigração portuguesa no Brasil, ou emigração portuguesa para o Brasil, é o movimento populacional de portugueses para o Brasi...

  • Genealogia Paulistana

    Este projeto tem por objetivo documentar e transformar em MP os perfis dos casais que dão origem às famílias descritas por Luiz Gonzaga da Silva Leme (1852-1919) em seu trabalho Genealogia Paulistana . Propõe-se que, ao incluir um casal neste projeto, revise-se a descendência a partir do trabalho de Silva Leme, em busca de elos faltantes e perfis duplicados....

  • Jewish Families from Mikulov (Nikolsburg), Moravia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to list representatives of all of the Jewish families from the Moravian town of Mikulov (Nikolsburg) in the Czech Republic. Genealogists working with Nikolsburg records online will find helpful the JewishGen.org list of names from the old Nikolsburg Jewish Cemetery. It's a good idea also to review the Geni project overview page "Jewish Communities in Bohemia and Moravia" ...

  • 18th Century British Politicians

    18th Century British Politicians Picture Right: Henry Drummond who in 1774 entered parliament, representing Wendover, Buckinghamshire. He was a supporter of Lord North, and in 1780, at North’s suggestion, he was elected an MP for Midhurst in Sussex. He held that seat until 1790. It would be most helpful if when adding a profile you could please add it also to the alphabetical list be...

  • The Jewish community of Eisenstadt

    Eisenstadt (Hungarian: Kismarton), is a city in Austria, the state capital of Burgenland . The Jewish community of Eisenstadt was one of the oldest in Hungary. Its town charter of 1373 noted that Jews lived both within and outside the city walls. However, there is evidence that Jews had arrived in this area with the Roman Legions, well over 1,000 years before. In 1622, Eisenstadt came under t...

  • Daughters of the American Revolution - Patriots

    A project for DAR members to meet each other, and for non-members to find ancestors that enable them to join. Use the related projects below to help focus your DAR research goals. Geni Project - DAR Patriots Geni Project - DAR Descendants Geni Project - DAR Daughters "The Daughters of the American Revolution is a charitable organization that requires members be women over 18 able to...

  • First Ancestor to Immigrate to U.S.A.

    A project intended to list ancestors that were the first to immigrate to the Untied States of America.

  • Kose Kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Kose Kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Pilte Kose Kalmistult Jaanus Kalju ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------...

  • The Great Kashubian Migration

    In the mid-1800s Kashubians migrated for economic reasons. After the Franco-Prussian War and the unification of Germany under Bismarck, Kashubians were met with institutionalized hostility. Life was very harsh for the Kashubs. It was illegal to use Polish or Kashubian in public, especially in church. Many priests were imprisoned or exiled. Churches were left with no parish priests. As a result,...

  • 19th Century British Politicians

    19th Century British Politicians Picture to right: William Tatton Egerton The list below is from Wikipedia UK MPs 1801–02 and some names are in the wrong place alphabetically. Although there will be duplications through the years this is still a huge project and this list is just for starters: A Charles Abbot, 1st Baron Colchester Archibald Acheson, 2nd Earl of Gosford Robert...

  • UK Portal - Scotland

    Fàilte ,welcome to the Scotland portal ! . What can you do here? Ask questions Collaborate on your research Share knowledge you have gained as you've done your own research in a specific area. Problem finding an ancestors , open a discussion here and we all try to help Start your own related project. Add your profiles. Start or take part in a discussion. In this f...

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  • Mittelsinn, Burgsinn, Würzburg Region Jews ( Bavaria )

    General Mittelsinn and Burgsinn are communities in the Main-Spessart district in the Regierungsbezirk of Lower Franconia (Unterfranken) in Bavaria, Germany and members of the Verwaltungsgemeinschaft (Administrative Community) of Burgsinn. No later than the 19th century, there were Jewish families living there who formed their own community and built a synagogue. This was destroyed on Krista...

  • Predikanten in de familie

    WORK-in-PROGRESS--Collegae WELKOM —2013-aug-20-di-11:35+GMT-summer-time— Meewerken-aanvullen-corrigeren? Dat kan via profel-links, discussie-bijdragen & document-, URL- e/o foto verwijzingen of U volgt dit project gewoon eerst een poosje om te ontdekken of voorouders van U met deze voorzienigheid zijn gedoopt, in 'n echt verbonden e/o ter aarde besteld in onze contreien en o...

  • Jewish Families from Velké Meziříčí (Gross Meseritsch), Moravia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to list representatives of all of the Jewish families from the Moravian town of Velké Meziříčí (Gross Meseritsch) in the Czech Republic. Wolf Altenstein Ferdinand Bäck Herschl Blum (1794-) Löbl Brügl Jakob Buchsbaum Samuel Eisenmann Josef Feimann Lazar Feldmann

  • Introduksjon til Geni.com - norsk

    I Norway Dette prosjektet tar sikte på å forklare hvordan Geni fungerer, og være en veiledning til hvor man kan få hjelp. Om du nettopp er blitt lagt til i prosjektet av en Kurator, er dette for å gjøre deg oppmerksom på denne informasjonen. Legg gjerne til andre brukere slik at informasjonen her når ut til flest mulig brukere som ...

  • Theresienstadt Ghetto

    This project aims to collect all of the profiles of persons who were inmates of the concentration camp Theresienstadt also referred to as Theresienstadt Ghetto located in what is now the Czech Republic. Overcrowding and disease During WWII, the ghetto Terezín (Theresienstadt) was one of the major sites of suffering and death for the Jews of the Bohemian Lands and several European cou...

  • Jewish Families from Bolekhiv (Bolechów), Ukraine

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Bolekhiv (Bolechów), Ukraine. Please join and add your profiles to the project. Bolekhiv (Ukrainian: Болехів; Polish: Bolechów; Yiddish: באלעכאב) is a city in Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast (province) of Ukraine. It i...

  • Auschwitz Concentration Camp

    Auschwitz concentration camp (German: Konzentrationslager Auschwitz) was a network of concentration and extermination camps built and operated by the Third Reich in Polish areas annexed by Nazi Germany during World War II. It was the largest of the German concentration camps, consisting of-: Auschwitz I (the Stammlager or base camp); Auschwitz II–Birkenau (the Vernichtungslager o...

  • Kommunismi mustad kuriteod (Eestis)

    Siia võiksid kuuluda need, kes on olnud represseeritud vene võimude poolt, aga ka need, kes on represseeritutega (vangi langenud, küüditatud vm vene võimu poolt ahistatud) lähedased, sugulased, hõimlased, naabrid, tuttavad, sõbrad jt represseeritute ja küüditatutega seotud inimesed. Paragrahv 58 ehk § 58 oli 1926. ...

  • Jewish families from Teplice (Teplitz), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Teplice (Teplitz) in Bohemia, Czech Republic. Teplice (Czech pronunciation: [ˈtɛplɪt͡sɛ]), Teplice-Šanov until 1948 (Czech pronunciation: [ˈtɛplɪt͡sɛ ˈʃanof]; German: Teplitz-Schönau, archaically Töplitz) is a town i...

  • Jewish Communities in Bessarabia (Moldova)

    This is an umbrella project for all of the Jewish communities in the area of Bessarabia, now Moldova. Join the Bessarabian-Moldovian Jews Roots Facebook Group . Join the JewishGen Bessarabia Special Interest Group . Towns in Bessarabia. Akkerman (Belgorod-Dnestrovsky), Ukraine Baimaclia Bălti (Belz, Beltsy), Moldova Bendery (Tighina), Moldova

  • Hrvatski portal / Geni Croatia

    Hrvatski Portal / Croatia Portal Pogledajte Zene predsjednice drzava Važni linkovi / Important links Kako koristiti Geni -video Kako koristiti projekte / How to work with projects Hrvatske crkvene knjige dostupne preko Interneta - pogledajte / Croatian church books available on the Internet Croatia Church Books 1516-1949 Popis Katoličkih Biskupija,Nadbiskupija i �...

  • Knights

    This project is a beginning introduction study of knights in genealogy. The mission is to help form a foundation of such membership and understanding of the family lines source for below: A knight is a person granted an honorary title of knighthood by a monarch or other political leader for service to the monarch or country, especially in a military capacity. Historically, in Europe, knightho...

  • Forgotten Actors

    Een project waar we de beroemde acteurs van weleer een plaats kunnen geven. Om ze te eren voor hetgene ze ons geschonken hebben. Interesse, ontspanning, plezier en soms ook in gedachten de bioscoop verlaten omdat de film je niet los liet. Dan was het verhaal geweldig maar de acteurs (vrouwen en mannen) die je in het verhaal (fictie of werkelijkheid) deden geloven Een stapje uit je eigen wereld ...

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  • British Stage Actors

    British Stage Actors The purpose of the project is to compile a list of the most popular, renowned or famous British theatre or stage actors, and to add links to profiles on GENi where trees exist. The list is by no means complete so please add to it! To participate in any project - you do need to first be a collaborator - so please join the project using the request link under "actions...

  • Artists of Fine Art

    Fine Art: Definition & Meaning The term "fine art" refers to an art form practised mainly for its aesthetic value and its beauty ("art for art's sake") rather than its functional value. Fine art is rooted in drawing and design-based works such as painting, printmaking, and sculpture. It is often contrasted with "applied art" and "crafts" which are both traditionally seen as utilitarian activi...

  • Forgotten Actresses

    A tribute to the character actresses, pin-ups, "legends" from the Golden Age, who the modern public never really speak or think about; and those who succumbed to tragic deaths. "Life can be wildly tragic at times, but whatever happens to you, you have to keep a slightly comic attitude. In the final analysis, you have got not to forget to laugh." - Katharine Hepburn. List (alphabetical by fi...

  • Smith Family

    Welcome to the Smith Ancestors Family surname page.

  • Farmer or Growers

    farmer (also called an agriculturer) is a person engaged in agriculture, raising living organisms for food or raw materials. The term usually applies to people who do some combination of raising field crops, orchards, vineyards, poultry, or other livestock. A farmer might own the farmed land or might work as a labourer on land owned by others, but in advanced economies, a farmer is usually a fa...

  • Attorneys to Judges - the American Legal System

    'The justice system in the United States is one of the most unique in the world. It consists of two separate levels of courts, state and federal, that can peacefully co-exist under the concept of federalism . The type of court that a case is tried in depends on the law, state or federal, that was allegedly violated. Most of the laws that govern our day-to-day living are state laws; violations o...

  • Westminster College, Cambridge

    [ ] Westminster College in Cambridge is a theological college of the United Reformed Church, formerly the Presbyterian Church of England. Its principal purpose is training for the ordination of ministers, but is also used more widely for training within the denomination. The current principal of the college is the Revd Susan Durber and the vice-principal and director of studies is the Revd Jo...

  • Rockbridge County, Virginia, USA

    Official Web Site =This project is a table of contents for all projects relating to this County of Virginia. Please feel free to add profiles of anyone who was born, lived or died in this county. Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

  • Moriori

    Moriori are the indigenous people of the Chatham Islands (Rēkohu in Moriori, Wharekauri in Māori), east of the New Zealand archipelago in the Pacific Ocean. These people lived by a code of non-violence and passive resistance, which made it easier for Taranaki Māori invaders to nearly exterminate them in the 1830s. Taranaki Māori living at Port Nicolson (modern Well...

  • Banffshire - Historic County of Scotland

    Banffshire, Historic County of Scotland Main Page Work in Progress Some links are not yet active Administrative centre Banff Chapman County Code - BAN Famous for: Whisky distilleries Portsay marble Landmarks and Places of Interest Aviemore Area 1,668 Sq.km (644 sq.mi) Population Succeeded by From 1975 to 1996, the area of the previous co...

  • Army of Northern Virginia (CSA), US Civil War

    The Army of Northern Virginia was the primary military force of the Confederate States of America in the Eastern Theater of the American Civil War, as well as the primary command structure of the Department of Northern Virginia. It was most often arrayed against the Union Army of the Potomac. Districts Three districts were created under the Department of Northern Virginia: Aquia Distric...

  • Jewish Celebrity Birthday Calendar

    Birthdays of famous Jews throughout history. The project also includes people with Jewish ancestry (usually at least one Jewish grandparent). Generally, the project includes people with a Wikipedia page or an entry in the Jewish Encyclopedia or Jewish Women's Archive . Bold names are already on Geni and connected to the World Family Tree . Italicized names are on Geni but not yet connected to t...

  • Confederate States of America

    The Confederate States of America ( CSA or C.S.A. ), commonly referred to as the Confederacy , was an unrecognized secessionist state existing from 1861–65. It was originally formed by seven slave states in the Lower South region of the United States whose regional economy was mostly dependent upon agriculture, particularly cotton, and a plantation system of production which in turn larg...

  • Jüri kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Jüri kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Kultuurimälestise Riikliku Registri registrikanne vt. registrist ka kaasnevaid fotosid. Otsing kalmistute registris: Rae valla kalmistud Asukoht kaardi...

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

    The Commonwealth Of Virginia during the Southern War for Independence. See these related projects as well for other details: The Army Of Northern Virginia The Army Of The Potomac

  • Eesti sajaaastased

    Projekt koondab sada ja enam aastat elanud eestlased (eestimaalased)

  • Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) BETHULIE Kamp/Camp

    Bethulie Concentration Camp Camp Details Location: Orange River Colony Date open (general): 20/4/1901 Date closed: 10/01/1903 Notes: 20/4/1901: camp will only be ready in a week's time, great difficulty with water Unique ID:198 There will be categories for those who lived to go home Those who died in the camp Those who are not one Geni. The object of reproducing the ...

  • Virginia in the US Civil War - Military Units (CSA) 1861-1865

    Cavalry Down To: (Cavalry) Down To: (4th Regiment) Down To: ( Company A ) Down To: ( Company D ) Down To: (6th Regiment) Down To: ( Company I ) Down To: (9th Regiment) Down To: ( Company B )

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  • Jews of Louisiana

    This is an umbrella project for all projects related to Jews from Louisiana . Notes From Pushcarts and Plantations: Jewish Life in Louisiana In the early 1700s, Sephardic traders journeyed up from the Caribbean and became the first Jews to settle in Louisiana. The small community thrived despite of the infamous "Black Code" of 1724 that officially expelled all Jews from the French colony....

  • 35th IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy

    35th IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy Jerusalem, Ramada Hotel, 6-10 July 2015. Conference Details IAJGS 2015 Jerusalem Subscribing to Discussions Geni Israel Israel Projects Portal ------------------------------------- Please add your name to this alphabetic list with a live link if you plan to attend. Geni Jerusalem Conf...

  • Find a Grave

    Find A Grave is a free online resource for finding the final resting place of family, friends, and famous individuals. With millions of names and photos, it is an invaluable tool for the genealogist and family history buff. Content and features Find A Grave memorials can contain rich content including photos, biographies and dates. Members can submit listings to the website and place reques...

  • OVS- SA families

    Oranje-Vrystaat Die Oranje-Vrystaat (Nederlands: Oranje-Vrijstaat) was een van die onafhanklike Boererepublieke. Die Oranje-Vrystaat was een van die provinsies van die Republiek van Suid-Afrika. Dit bestaan vandag steeds as 'n provinsie van Suid-Afrika met die verkorte naam Vrystaat. Die Oranje-Vrystaat (OVS) was ‘n onafhanklike staat in Suidelike-Afrika gedurende die tweede helfte v...

  • Attorney Generals of the United States of America

    The United States Attorney General (A.G.) is the head of the United States Department of Justice per 28 U.S.C. § 503, concerned with legal affairs and is the chief law enforcement officer of the United States government. The attorney general is considered to be the chief lawyer of the U.S. government. The attorney general serves as a member of the president's cabinet, and is the only cab...

  • Virginia House of Burgesses

    The Virginia House of Burgesses was the first legislative assembly of elected representatives in North America. The word "Burgess" means an elected or appointed official of a municipality, or the representative of a borough in the English House of Commons. The House was established by the Virginia Company, who created the body as part of an effort to encourage English craftsmen to settle in...

  • South African Slaves - isolated, unconnected profiles and trees

    South African Slaves - isolated profiles and trees not connected to the Big Tree Please link profiles of slaves which have not been connected to the main tree to this project. The purpose of the project is to have a "home" for them in the hope that they will in time be found and incorporated in the big tree. Images - to use as "markers" are attached to the project. References and So...

  • American politicians

    American politicians are people who are professionally involved in politics in the United States. Related projects Continental Congress United States Cabinet members United States Presidents and Vice Presidents United States Senators

  • Famous First

    Famous First This fun fact project is a collection of famous first profiles, Who was the first person to ...? and are you related ? Feel free to add profiles that are not listed yet. Famous Firsts of the 1500s Ivan IV (the Terrible) 1547 --- 1st Tsar of Russia. Queen Mary I (Bloody Mary) 1553 --- 1st reigning queen of England. Sofinisba Anguissola 1559 --- 1st woman artist to gain...

  • The Groton Avery Clan

    Background In 1912 Elroy McKendree Avery and Catherine Hitchcock (Tilden) Avery published the seminal 2 volume edition THE GROTON AVERY CLAN. To this day it stands as the most complete and well researched genealogical reference of the Groton, Connecticut Avery line descended from Christopher Avery and Margery Stephens of England. This project is a compilation of Geni Profiles that are cited...

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  • Ambassadors of the United States

    Ambassadors of the United States Ambassadors of the United States to individual nations of the world, to international organizations, to past nations, and ambassadors-at-large are nominated by the President and confirmed by the Senate. Jon Huntsman - China Gary Locke - China General Walter Bedell Smith - Soviet Union Thomas J. Watson Jr - Soviet Union

  • Justices of the U. S. Supreme Court

    from Wikipedia: Supreme Court of the United States The Supreme Court of the United States is the highest court in the United States. Informally referred to as the High Court or by the acronym SCOTUS, it has ultimate (but largely discretionary) appellate jurisdiction over all state and federal courts, and original jurisdiction over a small range of cases. The Court, which meets in th...

  • United States House of Representatives from Connecticut

    As described, the member of the United States House of Representatives for the State of Connecticut.

  • United States House of Representatives

    The United States House of Representatives From Wikipedia: The United States House of Representatives is one of the two houses of the United States Congress (bicameral legislature). It is frequently referred to as 'the House'. The other house is the Senate. The composition and powers of the House are established in Article One of the United States Constitution. The major power of the House ...

  • United States Territorial Governors

    United States Territorial Governors=Governors of territorial areas of the United States that are today part of a U.S. State. Includes Provisional GovernorsLists of United States territorial governors‎ (provides a link to each territory):

  • Merchants

    merchant is a businessperson who trades in commodities produced by others, in order to earn a profit. The status of the merchant has varied during different periods of history and amongst different societies. Merchants have often been the subject of works of art.There are two types of merchant.A wholesale merchant operates in the chain between producer and retail merchant, typically dealing in ...

  • Brown University

    Brown University Brown University is an American private Ivy League research university located in Providence, Rhode Island, United States. Founded in 1764 prior to American independence from the British Empire as the College in the English Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations early in the reign of King George III (1760–1820), Brown is the third oldest institution of hig...

  • United States Senators from Missouri

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

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  • Sons of Liberty

    The Sons of Liberty was a secret organization of landowners in the 13 American colonies. The society was formed to protect the rights of colonists and to fight taxation by the British government. Their motto was "No taxation without representation." Although others were used, in 1767 the Sons of Liberty adopted a flag called the rebellious stripes flag with 5 red and 4 white vertical stripes. ...

  • Norwegian American

    Emigration from Norway to the United States of America. This project is about emigrants from Norway to USA. Index Links Norwegian-American Settlements in The US From which county in Norway was the emigrants born? Østfold Akershus Oslo Hedmark Oppland Buskerud Vestfold Telemark Aust Agder Vest Agder Rogaland Hordaland Sogn og Fjordane Møre ...

  • Is there a Doctor in the house?

    Do you have medical practitioners in your family?==Add profiles and trace the professionThis project is to trace the medical profession in families. With the use of " History Link " and, profiles added here, you will be able to find, at a glance, how many in your family chose this career of healing.== History Link History link is a project and application that allows you to see at a glance, you...

  • Mormon Pioneers 1861

    1861 This project is a sub project of the Mormon Pioneers (1847-1868) Master Project This page covers the Mormon Pioneers of 1861 only. Finding Aids Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah Chronological Company List Pioneer Index Search How to Participate Please collaborate on a specific year's (1847-1868) project page. If you have an ancestor who was a Mormon pioneer consult the lin...

  • Mormon Pioneers 1862

    1862 This project is a sub project of the Mormon Pioneers (1847-1868) Master Project This page covers the Mormon Pioneers of 1862 only. Finding Aids Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah Chronological Company List Pioneer Index Search How to Participate Please collaborate on a specific year's (1847-1868) project page. If you have an ancestor who was a Mormon pioneer consult the lin...

  • Nauvoo Legion

    Author: Flammer, Philip M. The Illinois legislative act of December 1840 that incorporated the city of Nauvoo also authorized creation of a military body or militia that came to be known as the Nauvoo Legion. Perhaps influenced by genuine disgust with the way the Latter-day Saints had been treated in Missouri, the Illinois legislature acted liberally. Under the Nauvoo charter, Latter-day Sain...

  • United States Army

    [ ] The United States Army (USA) is the largest branch of the United States Armed Forces that performs land-based military operations. It is also the largest overall and oldest established branch of the U.S. military, and is one of seven U.S. uniformed services. The modern army has its roots in the Continental Army which was formed on 14 June 1775,[5] to meet the demands of the American Revol...

  • Vietnam War

    The Vietnam War was a Cold War-era military conflict that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955[A 1] to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975. This war followed the First Indochina War and was fought between North Vietnam, supported by its communist allies, and the government of South Vietnam, supported by the United States and other anti-communist nations.[26] The Viet C...

  • Korean War

    The Korean War (25 June 1950 – armistice signed 27 July 1953) was a conventional war between South Korea, supported by the United Nations, and North Korea, supported by the People's Republic of China (PRC), with military material aid from the Soviet Union. The war was a result of the physical division of Korea by an agreement of the victorious Allies at the conclusion of the Pacific Wa...

  • World War II - American

    World War ll - American Many of our family members, from around the world, had served in this massive campaign. Whether they had served in Europe, Africa, Asia or the Pacific, they are all a part of history. The purpose of this group is to bring them all together in one place. Sources: Fields of Honor - Database - In this database, personal memorial pages can be found for the larg...

  • World War II

    World War II , or the Second World War (often abbreviated as WWII or WW2 ), was a global war that was under way by 1939 and ended in 1945. It involved a vast majority of the world's nations—including all of the great powers—eventually forming two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis. It was the most widespread war in history, with more than 100 million people servi...

  • Christ's College, Cambridge

    [ ] Christ's College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge, officially comprising the Master and Fellows of the College as well as about 600 students.[1] The college was founded by Lady Margaret Beaufort in 1505, its royal charter granted on May 1 of that year, and was the twelfth of the Cambridge colleges to be founded in its current form. It was originally established as G...

  • World War I

    World War I ( WWI ) was a global war centred in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918. It was predominantly called the World War or the Great War from its occurrence until the start of World War II in 1939, and the First World War or World War I thereafter. It involved all the world's great powers, which were assembled in two opposing alliances: the Allies (based o...

  • Confederate States Army

    The Confederate States Army was the army of the Confederate States of America (or "Confederacy") while the Confederacy existed during the American Civil War. On February 8, 1861, delegates from the seven Deep South states which had already declared their secession from the United States of America adopted the Provisional Constitution of the Confederate States of America. On February 28, 1861, t...

  • American Civil War

    The American Civil War (1861–1865), also referred to as the War Between the States or simply the Civil War, was a civil war fought in the United States of America. In response to the election of Abraham Lincoln as President of the United States, 11 southern slave states declared their secession from the United States and formed the Confederate States of America ("the Confederacy"); the o...

  • Americans in World War I

    In memory of those who served in World War I. Links and other resources Last Known WWI Vet Dead at 110 , Florence Green served as a mess steward in the Women's Royal Air Force. Welsh history of World War One to go online Rainbow Division Roster Interesting Americans with WW1 Connections Alice Bright, Lady Lowther , was the joint hon. secretary of the American Women’s Wa...

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