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  • The Luddite Uprisings 1811-1817

    The Luddites were textile workers in Nottinghamshire, Yorkshire and Lancashire, skilled artisans whose trade and communities were threatened by a combination of machines and other practices that had been unilaterally imposed by the aggressive new class of manufacturers that drove the Industrial Revolution. In Nottinghamshire, where the Luddite attacks began in November 1811, the ‘frame...

  • Jewish Families from Budapest, Hungary

    During the nineteenth century, the Central European legislation that restricted Jewish settlement, land ownership and education was relaxed and this gave greater freedom for more Jewish families to relocate to major cities and trade. Many were attracted to Budapest where they joined an existing Jewish community, established successful businesses, and thereby made significant contributions to th...

  • Jewish Families from Slavkov u Brna (Austerlitz), Moravia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to list representatives of all of the Jewish families from the Moravian town of Slavkov u Brna (Austerlitz) in the Czech Republic. In the city famous for the battle Napoleon fought against Austrian and Russian armies in 1805, the record of a Jewish community dates back to as far as 1343. The settlement is called Ir laban, i.e. the White City, in the Jewish literature. The J...

  • Alutiiq and Aleuts of Alaska

    Notables among the Alutiiq and Aleuts of Alaska. The Aleut (Unangax̂) and Alutiiq (Sugpiaq), are south and southwest Alaska, maritime peoples, both with similar cultures and spoken dialects from the same language family, although not mutually intelligible. They are also considered unrelated, although there has been a significant amount of marriages between the groups, resulting in some...

  • 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 ...

  • Bare-knuckle Boxers

    Bare-knuckle boxing (also known as bare-knuckle, prizefighting, or fisticuffs) is the original form of boxing, closely related to ancient combat sports. It involves two individuals fighting without boxing gloves or other padding on their hands.The difference between a streetfight and a bare-knuckle boxing match is an accepted set of rules, such as not striking a downed opponent.===Early History...

  • Dutch Diaspora from ZEELAND

    Dutch Diaspora ‧ NLD provincie ZEELAND LANDVERHUIZERS Overzee uit ZEELAND - 1848-1877 ‧ 3688× ‧ zie ook: www.zeeuwengezocht.nl en www.wiewaswie.nl v: = vertrek:jaar ~ departure ~ depart NOTA BENE: hier staan ALEEN de gezins-hoofden; echtelieden en kinderen worden niet vermeld in www.gahetna.nl Volgorde PLAATSEN van HERKOMST niet alpha-betisch, maar naar...

  • DNA Primer - A portal for genetic genealogy

    Genetic genealogy is a hot topic, but many people are put off by the learning curve. This is a place to get answers to your questions. This project is sponsored by Geni's curators to provide a very brief introduction to the complex field of genetic genealogy. There are three sub-projects: yDNA Haplogroups for paternal tests mtDNA Haplogroups for maternal tests DNA Testing for more i...

  • Portaal voor Nederlandstaligen

    (laatst gewijzigd op 2014-03-28 -gjh-) . Welkom Nederlands-, Vlaams-, Afrikaans- & alle andere 'Dutch-like'-taligen! Dit forum is voor iedereen die de Nederlandse taal kan lezen en schrijven. Dit kan u helpen uw genealogisch onderzoek te verbeteren, om vragen te stellen om problemen op te lossen, discussies te volgen of er aan deel te nemen, te lezen over en meewerken aan projecten, meded...

  • Karjala / Karelen / Karelia

    Karjala (Finnish) / Karelen (Swedish) / Karelia (English) Karelia can generally be defined as the region of land between the Baltic Sea and White Sea settled by the Karelian ethnic group approximately 8,000 years ago. The region has been culturally divided since the 13th century into two halves, Western Karelia (also known as Swedish Karelia or Finnish Karelia) and Eastern Karelia (also known...

  • Ridders Militaire Willems-Orde ‧ tot 1940

    Ridders Militaire Willems-Orde ‧ 1815-1940 Zie voor benoeming NA 1940 : Ridders Militaire Willems-Orde ‧ 1940-heden -under construction- Kapittel der Militaire Willemsorde mr. J.C. van Ingen (oud-secretaris mr. B.W. Hopperus Buma EMPM (Kol.Kmar b.d. J.R. Zijlstra (Kol.Klu. b.d. (plv.voorzitter B. Dedden(Genmaj.Kl b.d. G.J.C. Slots (Kol Kmar b.d. J.H. de Kleyn...

  • Geni Wikitext, Unicode and images

    The Wikitext tricks for This project is entirely made to show how you can use current Wiki markup support in Geni , using Unicode ® symbols and an overview of images you can use in the About Me part of profiles, surname and project descriptions. ●▬▬▬▬▬▬ஜ۩۞۩ஜ▬▬♥▬ɚ...

  • Jewish Families of Kraków (Poland)

    Krakow was one of the largest Jewish centers in Poland/Galicia. Founded before the end of the first millennium, the city of Krakow (Cracow), located today in southern Poland, served as the seat of the Piast Dynasty and eventually as the capital of the Polish Kingdom until the early 17th century. After the third partition of Poland in 1795, Krakow became the seat of Galicia province in the A...

  • Svenska präster genom tiderna

    Svenska präster genom tiderna Projekt som startades 2012 med målet att samla alla kyrkans män (biskopar, kyrkoherdar, komministrar, kompastorer, teologer, teologiestuderande etc.) i Sverige och alla landskap som tillhört Sverige (exempelvis de i Finland och Baltikum) från reformationen och framåt. En avskrift av personens biografi från herdamin...

  • 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...

  • K. May school in St.Petersburg

    Collect people who related to school. School museum website: Karl May profile:

  • Profiles with "Unknown", "No se" etc in name fields

    Many profiles has name fields occupied with terms that mean "no data". Usually it is because you cannot save a new profile without filling the name fields. Sometimes the user feels he has to put something everywhere. Sometimes he wants to be able to search for these profiles later on (but in fact, these values stay for good...).Such common terms are:* Unknown* No seThe naming conventions in Gen...

  • Innsbruck Displaced Persons Camp

    The purpose of this project is to collect all of the profiles of displaced persons or Holocaust Survivors who were residents of the Innsbruck Displaced Persons Camp. This camp was located in Innsbruck , Austria.

  • Hallein Displaced Persons Camp

    The purpose of this project is to collect all of the profiles of displaced persons or Holocaust Survivors who were residents of the Hallein Displaced Persons Camp. This camp was located in Hallein , Austria.==History of the camp==Hallein was the site of a work camp annex to the Dachau concentration camp during World War II. After the war, it was the site of a permanent Displaced Persons camp (B...

  • Ebensee Displaced Persons Camp

    The purpose of this project is to collect all of the profiles of displaced persons or Holocaust Survivors who were residents of the Ebensee Displaced Persons Camp. This camp was located on the site of the Ebensee Concentration Camp , which was part of the Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp in Austria.==History of the camp== Nazi Concentration Camp In 1943, the SS established Ebensee concentrat...

  • Braunau am Inn Displaced Persons Camp

    The purpose of this project is to collect all of the profiles of displaced persons or Holocaust Survivors who were residents of the Braunau am Inn Displaced Persons Camp. The camp was located in Braunau am Inn , Austria.

  • Bad Gastein Displaced Persons Camp

    The purpose of this project is to collect all of the profiles of displaced persons or Holocaust Survivors who were residents of the Bad Gastein Displaced Persons Camp. This camp was located in Bad Gastein , Austria.

  • Haid Displaced Persons Camp

    The purpose of this project is to collect all of the profiles of displaced persons or Holocaust Survivors who were residents of the Haid Displaced Persons Camp , which was located in the Haid district of Ansfelden , Austria].==History of Camp==The DP camp Haid, officially Wohnsiedlung 121 Haid, was a camp for displaced persons first under the American administration, then the Upper Austrian adm...

  • Linz-Bindermichel Displaced Persons Camp

    The purpose of this project is to collect all of the profiles of displaced persons or Holocaust Survivors who were residents of the Linz-Bindermichel Displaced Persons Camp. This camp was located in the Bindermichel suburb of Linz , Austria.

  • Ried im Innkreis Prisoners of War Camp

    The purpose of this project is to collect all of the profiles of German prisoners of war who were residents of the Ried im Innkreis Prisoners of War Camp. This camp was located in Ried im Innkreis , Austria. History of the camp On the 12th of March, 1938 - the day of the annexation of Austria by Nazi Germany - units of the German Wehrmacht marched into Ried; Hitler passed through the city o...

  • Ried im Innkreis Displaced Persons Camp

    The purpose of this project is to collect all of the profiles of displaced persons or Holocaust Survivors who were residents of the Ried im Innkreis Displaced Persons Camp. This camp was located in Ried im Innkreis , Austria.==History of the camp==On the 12th of March, 1938 - the day of the annexation of Austria by Nazi Germany - units of the German Wehrmacht marched into Ried; Hitler passed th...

  • British Peers and Baronets

    The British Peers and Baronets Project seeks to bring together all persons in (or from) the United Kingdom with hereditary titles, excluding monarchs (who are already compiled under the " English and British Monarchs " Project). The term "British" in this context is understood to include all titled peers and baronets in the United Kingdom (this includes all of Great Britain -- England, Scotla...

  • Litchfield Family of Anne Arundel Co., Maryland

    1790 census both John Litchfield Jr and also John Litchfield Sr are mentioned. There is a record of John Litchfield married to Miss Dorsey The Curley family papers indicate that John Litchfield Married Katherine/ Catherine Howard. Among descendants are a branch of the Carr famiy and later the Curley Family. I found and reference to a Jon Litchfield as well. There is a small village or w...

  • 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...

  • Rabivere Polli- Jaani järglased.

    Siia projekti on oodatud kõik Polli- Jaani järglased. Polli- Jaan: 4.07.2015 toimub järjekordne Mesila suguvõsa kokkutulek. Kõik kes teavad ennast olevat siia projekti lisatud isikute järglased, on oodatud ka kokkutulekule. Lähem info: ja -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------...

  • Jewish Families from Ivančice (Eibenschütz), Moravia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to list representatives of the Jewish families from the Moravian town of Ivančice (Eibenschütz) in today's Czech Republic. IVANCICE (Czech Ivančice [ˈɪvantʃɪtsɛ]; Ger. Eibenschütz, Eibenschitz), town in S. Moravia, Czechoslovakia. According to unattested records Jews built a synagogue there in 956, but documenta...

  • Cathars

    Work in progress Chapters to be added: 'Cathar belief system', 'Geopolitical context'... Objective of this Project The objectives of this project are... To connect the major actors around the Cathar movement and the ensuing inquisition across regional boundaries - and thus to gain better insight into a phenomenon that had significant consequences for the political shape of modern Spain ...

  • Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge

    Sussex College (referred to informally as "Sidney") is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge in England. The college was founded in 1596 under the terms of the will of Frances Sidney, Countess of Sussex (1531–1589) and named after its foundress. It was from its inception an avowedly Protestant foundation;[1] "some good and godlie moniment for the mainteynance of good learn...

  • Cambridge University Alumni

    Please add known Cambridge alumni to this project. Collaborators, feel free to update the project, add resources ... And more collaborators. University of Cambridge The University of Cambridge (informally known as "Cambridge University" or simply as "Cambridge") is a collegiate research university located in Cambridge, England, United Kingdom. Originally founded in 1209, it is the secon...

  • Boxers

    "Boxing is a martial art and combat sport in which two people throw punches at each other, usually with gloved hands. Historically, the goals have been to weaken and knock down the opponent."Amateur boxing is both an Olympic and Commonwealth sport and is a common fixture in most international games—it also has its own World Championships. Boxing is supervised by a referee over a series o...

  • Occupations portal

    Portal to Geni Projects dedicated to "occupations." no profiles please - add profiles to the projects listed below instead Please consider creating occupation sub-portal projects to group together allied occupations. A-Z Index of Geni Projects Last updated 16 July 2015 A Abracadabra.... (magicians and illusionists) Accountants and Bookkeepers Apothecaries Architects Art Co...

  • 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...

  • Tallinna Pärnamäe kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Tallinna Pärnamäe kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Pärnamäe kalmistu kontaktandmed Maetu otsing Haudi andmebaasis Maetu otsing Find A Grave andmebaasis -------------------...

  • The 25 Sureties of Magna Carta, June 15th, 1215. (800 year celebration)

    List of participants in 1215 Barons, Bishops and Abbots who were party to Magna Carta. Barons – surety for the enforcement of Magna Carta Bishops – witnesses Abbots – witnesses 1 William d'Aubigny, Lord of Belvoir Castle Stephen Langton, Archbishop of Canterbury, Cardinal of the Holy Roman Church the Abbot of St Edmunds 2 Roger Bigod, Earl of Norfolk and S...

  • New Zealand Pioneer Families 1800-1900

    This project is to catalog the first generation of immigrants to New Zealand in the 19th century, and to organise the information and place them into the ships they arrived on. Please add your pioneer ancestors to the project by going to their profile, click "actions" click "add to project". Please make sure the profile is set to public. all Kiwis are welcome join and contribute :) Families...

  • Tallinna Metsakalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need, kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt " Tallinna Metsakalmistu " koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Tallinna Metsakalmistu kontaktandmed Maetu otsing Haudi andmebaasis Tallinna Metsakalmistu Find A Grave andmebasis ----------------------------------...

  • 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 Families from Miroslav (Misslitz), Moravia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to list representatives of all of the Jewish families from the Moravian town of Miroslav (Misslitz) in the Czech Republic. Earliest known Jewish community was the 16th century. [1900 Jewish population: 528] 1938 Jewish population was 269. This was a self-standing political community from 1867 to 1924. Noteworthy individuals: Dr. Simon Stern (19th century), rabbi; Jakob Herz...

  • Academy Award winners

    What is an Academy Award? An Academy Award is an award bestowed by the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to recognize excellence of professionals in the film industry, including directors, actors, and writers. The Oscar statuette is officially named the Academy Award of Merit and is one of nine types of Academy Awards. The formal ceremony at which the Awards of Meri...

  • 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...

  • Leslie Ann

    About me: Wife, mother, grandmother, domestic engineer, and serious genealogy and family history addict. About my projects: When I first discovered Geni projects I was excited. A gathering place for ancestors with the same background, occupation, or talent,etc. A place where you can learn who else shared the same journey or tragedy as your ancestor. You can even discover that someone else...

  • 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...

  • Pennsylvania in the US Civil War (USA) 1861-1865

    This project is used to relate all units from Pennsylvania who served in the Union Army.

  • 16th Century British Politicians

    16th Century British Politicians Pictured right is Thomas Savage, 1st Viscount Savage of Rocksavage It would be helpful if anyone adding profiles to this project could please also add them to the alphabetical list below: A B C James Colyer D E Gyles Estcourt F Charles Foxe G Ralph Gifford Roger Gifford MP Pysician to Queen Elizabeth Hon John Grey MP

  • The United States Naval Academy

    Wikipedia Article The United States Naval Academy's campus is located in Annapolis, Maryland, at the confluence of the Severn River and the Chesapeake Bay. In its most recent report, the 2012 edition of U.S. News & World Report ranked the US Naval Academy as the No. 1 Public Liberal Arts College in the nation, tied for first with the US Military Academy.[7] In the category of High School Co...

  • 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...

  • United States Marine Corps

    This project is designed to include those who achieved fame or notoriety while in the Marine Corps or as a result of previous or subsequent endeavors, infamy, or successes. Several lists are provided (linked) below. United States Marine Corps The United States Marine Corps (USMC) is a branch of the United States Armed Forces responsible for providing power projection from the sea, using t...

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  • Farmers 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...

  • National Security Advisor (United States)

    Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs, commonly referred to as the National Security Advisor or at times informally termed the NSC advisor, is a senior aide in the Executive Office of the President, based at the West Wing of the White House, who serves as the chief in-house advisor to the President of the United States on national security issues.The APNSA also participates i...

  • 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...

  • United States Navy

    This project is intended for all Naval personnel. Please feel free to include any that served the United States in this capacity from 1786 to Present. A separate project has been set up for those that served in the Continental Navy 1775 - 1785 . The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the Uni...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • Canadian Portal

    The Canadian Portal Portail du Canada The Canadian portal is a place to meet other researchers, share information and take part in discussions and find everything available on Geni related to Canada. In addition to the above this portal will also function as a research tool with the links and sources provided on this portal page. About Canada à propos Canada is a North American cou...

  • Visualising common ancestors, birth places, twins, ...

    Playing with colours The flower had once seen a caravan passing. Men? - she echoed . I think there are six or seven of them in existence. I saw them, several years ago. But one never knows where to find them. The wind blows them away. They have no roots, and that makes their lives very difficult. From Little prince by Antoine-de-Saint-Exupery

  • Louis Riel & Metis Family Tree

    Following Louis Riel's Family, Ancestors, & Descendants.

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  • US Civil War Notables

    This project focuses on Civil War "notables" from the Union and Confederate armies and their families. Meaning of the word notables: NOTABLES, noun famous or important persons worthy of attention or notice; remarkable. including officers, volunteers, and draftees on both sides who are or should be recognized for their "NOTABLE" activities during the American Civil War —...

  • 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...

  • University of Pennsylvania

    University of Pennsylvania The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn or UPenn) is an American private Ivy League research university located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Penn considers itself the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, as well as the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate stu...

  • Franklin & Marshall College

    Franklin & Marshall College (abbreviated as "F&M") is a four-year private co-educational residential national liberal arts college in the Northwest Corridor neighborhood of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States. It employs 175 full-time faculty members and has a student body of approximately 2,324 full-time students. F&M was ranked 37 on U.S. News & World Report's 2014 list of liberal arts...

  • Rawlings Family of Georgia

    Rawlings Family of Georgia - Facebook Description: To connect, meet and find out more about the White Rawlings, Rawlins, Rollins, Newsom, and other related families originating in Washington County, Georgia, USA. To connect, meet and find out more about the Black Rawlings, Brown, Hooks, Daniel, and other related families originating in Washington County, Georgia, USA. Share your famil...

  • Brown Family of Georgia

    Description: Trying to meet and find out more about the Brown, and other related families originating in (Washington County), Georgia, USA. Share your family history and tree with other relatives or could be relatives. The Different Brown Branches Links and References Dora Brown Rawlings, born about 1855

  • Australian Pioneers

    This project is to compose a complete list of ships to Australia and their passengers 1787 First Fleet HMS Sirius HMS Supply Alexander Charlotte Friendship Lady Penrhyn Prince of Wales Scarborough Golden Grove Fishburn Borrowdale 1789 Second Fleet Lady Juliana Guardian Justinian Surprize Neptune Scarborough 1791 Thi...

  • 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...

  • Union Army

    The Union Army was the land force that fought for the Union during the American Civil War , which lasted from 1861 to 1865. It consisted of the small United States Army, known as the regular army, which was augmented by massive numbers of units supplied by northern U.S. states, consisting of volunteers as well as conscripts. The Union Army fought and eventually defeated the Confederate States A...

  • American Teachers

    Please add profiles of your teaching ancestors - anyone from famous professors to Sunday school teachers - and everyone in between. Collaborators, please update the project page, add resources, images, documents ... And invite more collaborators. notables Rev. Ralph Wheelock, America's First Public School Teacher resources The History of Education in America - Colonial Education...

  • University of Michigan

    University of Michigan The University of Michigan (UM, U-M, UMich, or U of M), frequently referred to as simply Michigan, is a public research university located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States. It is the state's oldest university and has two satellite campuses located in Flint and Dearborn. The university was founded in 1817 in Detroit as the Catholepistemiad, or University of Michigan...

  • Yale University

    Yale University Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States. Incorporated as the "Collegiate School," the institution traces its roots to 17th-century clergymen who sought to establish a college...

  • Cornell University

    Cornell University Cornell University ( /kɔrˈnɛl/ kor-NEL) is an American private Ivy League research university located in Ithaca, New York, United States. Founded in 1865 by Ezra Cornell and Andrew Dickson White, the university was intended to teach and make contributions in all fields of knowledge—from the classics to the sciences, and from the theoretical to ...

  • 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,...

  • Historic Buildings of Cheshire, England

    Historic Buildings of Cheshire, England See Historic Buildings of Britain and Ireland - Main Page Image right - Arley Hall, Northwich This project needs developing - if you wish to work on it please contact June or Terry who would be delighted! The object of this project is to provide information about historic buildings in the county of Cheshire, with links to sub-projects for sp...

  • Jewish Families of Opoczno

    This is a project for Jewish Families of Opoczno, This project aims to assemble all of the Jewish families from the town of Opoczno. We welcome collaborators. There are a lot of families to find and enter. Feel free to join the project and enter the names of families who lived in Opoczno. Go to ACTIONS (top right of the profile) click on ADD TO PROJECT. Select the project name that appears fr...

  • Global Family Reunion

    Best selling author A.J. Jacobs (“AJ”) hopes that you can connect with him, now, in the Geni World Family Tree, and invites you to attend the Global Family Reunion in 2015 where you can jointly break the Guinness world record for the world’s largest family reunion ever. This will be a fun day with presentations by celebrities and famous scientists, music, comedy, games, int...

  • Brereton Hall, Cheshire, England

    Brereton Hall, Cheshire, England=The first mention of the name Brereton occurs in the Domesday Book.8 The name Brereton appears as one of thesix dependencies or manors of the Barony of Kinderton at Middlewich, which was obtained by Gilbert deVenables9. It would appear that the taking of land from the Saxon landowners and giving it to Normanfollowers was completed before the 1086 Domesday survey...

  • 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...

  • World War One: Armed Forces - New Zealand

    When the United Kingdom declared war on Germany at the start of the First World War, the New Zealand government followed without hesitation, despite its geographic isolation and small population. It was believed at the time that any declaration of war by the United Kingdom automatically included New Zealand. The total number of New Zealand troops and nurses to serve overseas in 1914–19...

  • WW2 Roll of Honour - New Zealand

    The Second World War was the greatest conflict ever to engulf the world. It took the lives of 50 million people, including one in every 150 New Zealanders, and shaped the world that we have lived in ever since.*The population of New Zealand in 1940 was about 1,600,000.*About 140,000 New Zealand men and women served, 104,000 in 2NZEF, the rest in the British or New Zealand naval or air forces.*F...

  • WW1 Roll of Honour - New Zealand

    The outbreak of world war one took more than 100,000 New Zealanders overseas, or ten percent of the then population of one million, of which more than 18,000 died and over 40,000 were wounded. Nearly every New Zealand family was affected. Anzac Day on the 25th of April marks the anniversary of the first campaign that led to major casualties for Australian and New Zealand forces during the Fir...

  • Notable New Zealanders

    Kia Ora! Welcome. This project is to document the genealogies for notable people who were born in or lived in Aotearoa New Zealand. Prime Ministers List of New Zealand Prime Ministers Henry Sewell (1856-1856) Sir William Fox (1856-1856) Sir Edward Stafford (1856-1861; 1865-1869; 1872-1872) Alfred Domett (1862-1863) Frederick Whitaker Frederick Weld George Waterhouse Sir Ju...

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  • The New Zealand Wars

    The New Zealand Wars, sometimes called the Land Wars and also once called the Māori Wars, were a series of armed conflicts that took place in New Zealand between 1845 and 1872. The wars were fought over a number of issues, the most prominent concerning Māori land being sold to the settler population.The Māori King Movement (also known as the Kingitanga Movement) began resis...

  • New Zealand Portal

    Kia ora! Welcome to the Aotearoa New Zealand Portal. This is the gateway for New Zealand users for resources and information to aid you in your search for your ancestors, and to promote cooperation in building the New Zealand shared family tree on geni. For assistance with building your tree feel free to contact me: Jason Wills New Zealand Projects on Geni Notable New Zealanders If yo...

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  • New South Wales, Australia Portal

    Welcome to the New South Wales, Australia Portal on Geni This New South Wales Portal has been created to: Link together existing New South Wales, Australia projects Encourage new New South Wales, Australia projects to be created Encourage collaboration between New South Wales-based Geni users, and Geni users worldwide who have New South Wales, Australia interests and connections Pro...

  • Australian Portal

    Welcome to the Australian Portal on Geni This Australian Portal has been created to: Link together existing Australian projects Encourage new Australian projects to be created Encourage collaboration between Australian-based Geni users, and Geni users worldwide who have Australian interests and connections Promote and facilitate Australian genealogical research Promote Australia, ...

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  • Tudor women

    Women in Tudor England - 1485 to 1603 Life for women during the Tudor period, 1485 to 1603, was not easy. In those days, women had no legal rights. Tudor law was not kind to women. The law was used to limit women. They didn’t have rights to inherit property. The law actually considered them the property of either their husband or father. There were even laws that prohibited them from h...

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  • 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 in Bohemia and Moravia, Czech Republic

    This is an umbrella project, listing all of the sub-projects on Jews from towns in Bohemia and Moravia in the Czech Republic. Our goal is to set up a project page for each of the communities, and include links to families from those communities on the particular project page. For a good example of what can be done, see Kojetín , Koloděje , Lomnice , Praha/Prag/Prague and Tuč...

  • The Court of Elizabeth l, Queen of England

    Please add the personalities of the Royal Court of Elizabeth l, Queen of England, including family, friends and foes, to this project. (actions > add profile). Collaborators, feel free to update the project page; add resources, images & documents; and perhaps make spin off / related projects. Overview Elizabeth I (7 September 1533 – 24 March 1603) was Queen of England and Irel...

  • 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...

  • Unity of Faith (Universal Family)

    This project is created to bring together, in nondenominational unity, individuals, who by joining project willingly affirm agreement with the following: 1. To celebrate the human family through recognition that God is Creator and Father. 2. To celebrate the human family through recognition that everyone regardless of race; creed; ethnicity; gender; socio-economic status; and pedigree, are ...

  • (David) BANNER

    for Geni’ astics who are into Geni projects creating and designing Here is the How to PimP up your projects with a banner in 10 easy steps. 10 Steps to pasting a banner into your project: First (create) pick your photo/image with these imagesize settings: Width fixed 603 pixels (max.), height 88 pixels (optional)

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