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  • Peterhouse, Cambridge University

    Peterhouse is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge, England. It is the oldest college of the university, having been founded in 1284 by Hugo de Balsham, Bishop of Ely and granted its charter by King Edward I. Today, Peterhouse has 226 undergraduates, 86 full-time graduate students and 45 fellows. The modern name of Peterhouse does not include the word "college". Despite bein...

  • 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. See for a history of the ill-fated "New Synagogue." See for the renewal of the Jewish Community of Teplice. See See See - Official website for the Jewish Community of Teplice

  • 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...

  • Jessie's Journal - Documents Project

    Biography Jessie was born March 9, 1873 in Parma, Michigan. Her first occupation was that of a 3rd Grade School Teacher in Jackson, Michigan at age 15. Later She Married Charles J. Garey and moved to Benton Harbor, Michigan. Jessie Hogle maintained a Journal for most of her life and passed out as she would so often say April 23, 1951. [1] Jessie started a Journal, (in fact there are 2), i...

  • 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 of Kraków (Poland) משפחות היהודים מקראקוב שבפולין

    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...

  • Eesti vabadusvõitlejad

    Nagu veepiisas peitub meri, nii on ka inimeses rahvas. Rahvast, kes kannab ajaloo tarkust, ei saa lõpuni petta. Ühel varem, teisel hiljem toimub ärkamine. Kurja ja hävingut kehastavad jõud tuntakse ära ja siis teevad selle maa mehepojad seda, mis nad tegema peavad. Võitlevad! Kui keegi püüab tõestada, et eesti meeste v�...

  • Members of the Society of Writers to Her Majesty's Signet

    The Society of Writers to Her Majesty’s Signet is a private society of Scottish solicitors, dating back to 1594 and part of the College of Justice. Writers to the Signet originally had special privileges in relation to the drawing up of documents which required to be signeted, but these have since disappeared and the Society is now an independent, non-regulatory association of solicitors...

  • 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...

  • World War One: Armed Forces - Scotland

    World War One: Armed Forces - Scotland The British Army during World War One was fought by units which were made up exclusively of volunteers—as opposed to conscripts—at the beginning of the conflict. Because of the numbers involved this project is one of a number of projects where GENi profiles of World War One Armed Forces can be added. This project aims to honour the Scot...

  • World War One: United Kingdom & Ireland exercise HQ

    World War One: United Kingdom & Ireland exercise Head Quarters Object of this exercise To link existing GENi profiles of WW1 personnel (survivors and casualties) to the relevant projects for men and women born in the Channel Islands, England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. This includes people born in other parts of the world into families from those countries (for example servicemen serv...

  • War Memorials: Vis-en-Artois - Memorial and British Cemetery, Haucourt

    Vis-en-Artois - Memorial and British Cemetery Image right - Vis-en-Artois Memorial - courtesy WW1 Cemeteries ===Please link any relevant GENi profiles to this project.>If you have interesting anecdotes, information or details you would like to share here please do - you will need to join the project to do so.Vis-en-Artois and Haucourt were taken by the Canadian Corps on 27 August 1918. The ceme...

  • World War One - Casualties

    Casualties of World War One See also - World War 1 Main page The aim of this project is to record the fatalities of World War 1 by country. Africa - 10.000 South Africa - 7.000 Lieutenant Douglas Bayley de Bruyn Royal Lancaster Regiment, transferred to 35 Squadron Royal Flying Corps. Killed in a flying accident in Thetford, 27th May 1916, aged 20. Shirley Spiro 1916, British...

  • 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...

  • Global Family Reunion

    Join Geni at the Global Family Reunion on June 6 in New York. Click here to get 25% off Global Family Reunion tickets! 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 famil...

  • 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 ...

  • Quintinshill Rail Disaster

    Quintinshill Rail Disaster The Quintinshill rail disaster occurred on 22 May 1915 near Gretna Green, Dumfriesshire, Scotland at Quintinshill, an intermediate signal box with passing loops on each side on the Caledonian Railway Main Line linking Glasgow and Carlisle (now part of the West Coast Main Line). The crash, which involved five trains, killed a probable 226 and injured 246 and remain...

  • Eesti Geni aktivistid

    Tähelepanu! Et Geni kell Eestis olijatele õige oleks, valige oma ajavööndiks siin (UTC+2) Ida-Euroopa - EET (Tallinn, Helsingi, Riia, Vilnius jt) ! -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Siia projekti loodame koguda kõik need kasutajad ilma kelleta Geni eestlaste jaoks poleks täna sel...

  • 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...

  • Nobres do Brasil Imperial

    A nobreza brasileira compreendia a família imperial brasileira, os detentores dos títulos nobiliárquicos agraciados durante o Império do Brasil (1822-1889), ou de títulos de nobreza agraciados durante o Reino Unido de Portugal, Brasil e Algarves (1815-1822) e que foram confirmados pelo imperador do Brasil após a independência brasileira (1822), b...

  • 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 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...

  • Border War (1910-1919)

    The Border War was part of the greater Mexican Revolution. At points in the war, the rebels were supported by the German Empire. The Border War, or the Border Campaign, refers to the military engagements which took place in the Mexico-United States border region of North America during the Mexican Revolution. The Bandit War in Texas was part of the Border War. From the beginning of the Me...

  • 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,...

  • War of 1812

    Project around those who fought in the American-Anglo War of 1812. If you add a profile and know any specific battles they served in, please feel free to create a project for that battle and link it to this page under the 'add a related project' section to the right. ----- General description from wikipedia: "The War of 1812 was a military conflict fought between the forces of the...

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

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

  • German Americans in the Civil War

    German-Americans in the American Civil War were the largest ethnic contingent to fight for the Union. More than 200,000 native Germans served in the Union Army, with New York and Ohio each providing ten divisions dominated by German-born men. German-American army units Approximately 516,000 (23.4% of all Union soldiers) were German Americans; about 216,000 of these were born in Germany. N...

  • Charlemagne, Emperor of the West: Direct Family Line

    This project is to create a template to defer to for Charlemagne and his very immediate descendants. I'm still working on the grandchildren section. You're invited (begged!) to come & help, & add sources that you like to use; & engage in discussion whenever you think it needs to be updated with new research. Sharon Sources for Reference: (Please Add) Charlemagne's marriages & heirs ...

  • New Zealand Settler Ships- Oliver Lang

    Oliver LangShip: 1224 tonsCaptain: Joseph MundleSurgeon Superintendent:Sailed Liverpool September 24th 1856 - arrived Wellington December 19th 1856also to Nelson and Lyttelton

  • Jewish Families of Wolsztyn

    Wollstein Wolsztyn Poland Wolsztyn is situated about 70 kilometers to the south-west of Poznań (Posen). Very little is known about the history of the local Jewish community, since the fires, which repeatedly ravaged the town, destroyed most of the town’s documents. It is, however, assumed that the beginning of the Jewish settlement in Wolsztyn dates to the 17th century. The Jewi...

  • Nobreza de Portugal

    Este projeto tem por objetivo reunir todos os nobre portugueses existentes no Geni, das mais diferentes hierarquias, concedidos pelo Reino de Portugal, bem como aqueles ainda existentes na atualidade.Fiquem à vontade para contribuir.A nobreza portuguesa era o estamento privilegiado do Reino de Portugal (1139-1910) até 5 de outubro de 1910, quando foi implantada a república ...

  • South Africa - Profile Conventions/Guidelines

    Conventions for Profile Management on the South African branch of the "World Family Tree" (WFT) The Naming Conventions outlined in this project, with the Supporting document, currently in version 3-2 . These conventions follow and are in line with: Coalition for the Standardization of GENi Naming Conventions Naming Conventions Wiki These Conventions follow the method suggested by pr...

  • 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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  • Descendants of Jonathan Harkness (1690-1747)

    Jonathan/ John Harkness was born in Scotland in 1690 and came to America and Died in MA in 1747. Find A Grave # 7104010

  • Descendants of Francis Cooke (1583 –1663)

    Scope of Project To build a single, validated and documented shared family tree for the Francis Cooke, "Mayflower" Passenger , family, from earlier origins to near modern times. General Note For more information about Geni Projects, see the Geni Wiki Projects Page . If you would like to contribute to this page, please feel free to edit it. Click here for instructions about using Wik...

  • Memorial to Lives Lost in War

    Scope of Project A listing of individuals killed by the violence of war. Overview This project is dedicated as a silent memorial both for those whose lives were cut short by the violence of war and for their surviving family members whose lives were forever affected by those deaths. It is a place of honor and quiet reflection where one can see the true scope that war has had on every soc...

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  • Battle of Pearl Harbor

    The attack on Pearl Harbor (called Hawaii Operation or Operation AI by the Japanese Imperial General Headquarters (Operation Z in planning) and the Battle of Pearl Harbor) was a surprise military strike conducted by the Imperial Japanese Navy against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on the morning of December 7, 1941 (December 8 in Japan). From the standpoint of the defende...

  • 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...

  • World War II - Pearl Harbor - USS Arizona

    USS Arizona was a Pennsylvania-class battleship built for and by the United States Navy in the mid-1910s. Named in honor of the 48th state's recent admission into the union, the ship was the second and last of the Pennsylvania class of "super-dreadnought" battleships. Although commissioned in 1916, the ship remained stateside during World War I . Shortly after the end of the war, Arizona was on...

  • Jewish Families of Warsaw

    Warsaw was built on the banks of the Vistula River. The city has been capital of various reorganizations of Poland's territory since the 16th century, when Zygmunt III, commemorated in the famous Zymunt Column, moved the capital of Poland from Krakow. The history of Warsaw spans over 1400 years. In that time, the city evolved from a cluster of villages to the capital of a major European power...

  • Polygamists

    Polygamists The object of this project is to gather together GENi profiles of men and women from anywhere in the world who were polygamists. Please add any Geni profiles to the project See Separate Project for Bigamists Definitions Polygamy - the practice or custom of having more than one wife or husband at the same time. Polygamy exists in three specific forms: polygyny - in instan...

  • International Dutch Portal

    Tracing ancestors in The Netherlands and Flanders. (This portal is associated with the Portaal voor Nederlandstaligen , the portal for Dutch speaking Geni users) . This is the access point for the global Geni user community to the Dutch speaking users and Dutch-language sources. This portal helps you to find... Dutch-speaking users who can help you with your research access to onlin...

  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

    The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame established in 1986 and located in Cleveland, Ohio, United States, is dedicated to recording the history of some of the best-known and most influential musicians, bands, producers, and others that have in some major way influenced the music industry, particularly in the area of rock and roll. Originally, there were four categories of induction: performers, non-per...

  • Grammy Award Winners

    A Grammy Award (originally called Gramophone Award), or Grammy, is an accolade by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) of the United States to recognize outstanding achievement in the music industry. The annual presentation ceremony features performances by prominent artists, and the presentation of those awards that have a more popular interest. It shares recognition of ...

  • American blues musicians

    Come build their trees from the roots up, because like the man says .... "The blues are the roots; everything else is the fruits." - Willie Dixon Blues Hall of Fame inductees: Musician Biographies from the PBS Series, The Blues Luther Allison Duane Allman Jeff Beck Elvin Bishop Mike Bloomfield Joe Bonamassa David Bromberg Big Bill Broonzy Charles Brown Ruth Brown...

  • Imigrantes Alemães ao Brasil / German Immigrants to Brazil

    A imigração alemã iniciou-se em 1818 quando os primeiros colonos alemães são mandados para a Bahia. Em 1823, após a independência, foram criados os batalhões de estrangeiros, para garantir a soberania nacional. Então, a busca oficial por colonos (nesta fase, alemães) passou a ser uma política imperial. Em julho de 18...

  • Lieutenant Governors of Canada

    In Canada, a lieutenant governor (/lɛfˈtɛnənt/; French (masculine): lieutenant-gouverneur, or (feminine): lieutenant-gouverneure ) is the viceregal representative in a provincial jurisdiction of the Canadian monarch and head of state, Queen Elizabeth II, who resides predominantly in her oldest realm, the United Kingdom. On the advice of his or her prime minister, the...

  • 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...

  • Lieutenant Governors of Newfoundland and Labrador

    The Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador /lɛfˈtɛnənt/ is the viceregal representative in Newfoundland and Labrador of the Canadian monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, who operates distinctly within the province but is also shared equally with the ten other jurisdictions of Canada, as well as the other Commonwealth realms and any subdivisions thereof, and resides...

  • HistoryLink

    HistoryLink - Free Geni Research Tools History Search will compare your direct ancestors (and their siblings) to projects on Geni that focus on historical or famous individuals. It will list any matches found, the relation, and what projects they belong to. It can also search for master profiles, problem profiles, pending merges, and can create a simple visualization of tree completeness. Not...

  • The Powhatan Tribe, Chief Powhatan and Pocahontas

    The Powhatan Tribe, Chief Powhatan and Pocahontas This project is to help sort out all of the family members of this family line. There has been much debate as to who the real Pocahontas was, this project it to help find those answers for family members. Due to the fact that many of the family line associated with this family have nothing more then oral histories to go on, this project will t...

  • A Recife de Maurício de Nassau

    Em 1632 João Maurício de Nassau , príncipe alemão entusiasta da arquitetura, começou a construir a luxuosa Mauritshuis , em Haia, um projeto do famoso arquiteto Jacob van Campen , seguidor do estilo italiano de Palladio. Na execução desta obra Nassau veio a comprometer os seus recursos, pois as despesas ascenderiam a meio milhão de florins...

  • 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...

  • French Resistance Movements during WWII

    Background of the Movements The French Resistance movement is an umbrella term which covered numerous anti-German resistance groups that were based within France. There were a number of resistance movements, some that took direct orders from the Special Operations Executive , there was the communist resistance, groups loyal to de Gaulle , regional resistance movements that wanted independen...

  • Aleppo, Syria's Legendary Jewish Community

    The Continuing Mysteries of the Aleppo Codex 2014 The Aleppo Codex Read Online Aleppo, Syria Aleppo , Aram Soba (Tsova) and Halab are interchangeable names for the same city in northwest Syria. Aleppo was the name given to Halab by the Italian merchants in the 14th and 15th centuries. 500 - 900CE Jewish settlement in Aleppo has continued uninterruptedly since Roman times. Th...

  • Île-de-France (province), France

    Introduction Ancienne province de France sous l'Ancien Régime. Liste complète des provinces complete list of provinces Gentillé : Français Langue(s) régionale(s) : francien , champenois Indiquez les lieux dans Geni How to Input Locations in Geni ... 1789 et avant : City = (voir ci-dessous see below 'Locations') County = [laissez vide keep blan...

  • Geni Top 10 Lists

    This project recognizes the best parts of Geni and its top contributors. For your family group, you can find some of these at Awards . To suggest a profile for any category, or to suggest a new category, or to request to be listed anonymously, please contact Randy Schoenberg . If a separate project where you can find more detailed information for a particular category exists, the link is provid...

  • Longueuil, Québec, Canada

    Aperçu Overview ( carte map ) Toponymie Toponymy « Longueuil » fut nommé par Charles Le Moyne, sieur de Longueuil en souvenir de sa Normandie natale et plus particulièrement du village où naquit sa mère, Judith Duchesne. Indiquez les lieux dans Geni How to Input Locations in Geni Standard Location Names for Québec, Canada ...

  • Nicolet, Québec, Canada

    {en construction} Sources Nicolet (ville), PADREM

  • Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada

    Sources Trois-Rivières (ville),PADREM Trois-Rivières-Ouest (ville), PADREM Trois-Rivières (municipalité), PADREM To Process René Gaultier de Varennes , gouverneur paroisse: L'Immaculée-Conception, 1615

  • Picardie (province), France

    Introduction Ancienne province de France sous l'Ancien Régime. Liste complète des provinces complete list of provinces Gentillé : Picard, Picards, Picarde, Picardes Langue(s) régionale(s) : picard , ch'ti Indiquez les lieux dans Geni How to Input Locations in Geni ... 1789 et avant : City = (voir ci-dessous see below 'Locations') County = [laissez vi...

  • Passagers du Prince Maurice 1671

    Détails particuliers de cette traversée Details of this voyage =Départ de Dieppe 1671Escale à La Rochelle 1671Arrivée à Québec le 30 juillet 1671Nature des passagers : Filles du Roi.=Liste des passagers Passenger List ===Filles du Roi==* Anne Dallier , Fille de feu Pascal, sieur Duplessis (écuyer) et Étiennette Dupré, de la p...

  • Pioneers of Canada - Quebec

    Pioneers of Canada - Quebec Pictured right: Victor Begin was the only French Canadian officer serving in the NorthWest Mounted Police. and he had been with them for 15 years. If you would like to know a bit more, please consult the Skagway Historical Society which has posted a brief biography of Joseph Victor Begin. History: From New France to Confederation French colonization started w...

  • King's Daughters

    Introduction The King's Daughters (French: Filles du Roi; Filles du Roy) is a term used to refer to the approximately 800 young French women who immigrated to New France between 1663 and 1673 as part of a program sponsored by Louis XIV . The program was designed to boost Canada's population both by encouraging male immigrants to settle there, and by promoting marriage, family formation and th...

  • Imigrantes Neerlandeses ao Brasil / Dutch immigrants to Brazil

    Imigração neerlandesa no Brasil foi o movimento migratório ocorrido nos séculos XIX e XX de neerlandeses para várias regiões do Brasil. Apesar da imigração neerlandesa ter sido menos expressiva do que a de outros grupos de imigrantes, os imigrantes neerlandeses formaram cooperativas e empresas agrícolas em todas as regiões on...

  • Os Bandeirantes

    Bandeirantes Origem: Wikipédia, a enciclopédia livre ( Bandeirantes , in English: Bandeirantes ) Denominam-se bandeirantes os sertanistas de São Paulo, que, a partir do início do século XVI, penetraram nos sertões brasileiros em busca de riquezas minerais, sobretudo a prata, abundante na América espanhola, indígenas para escraviza�...

  • 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 ...

  • St. Mark's School

    . Mark's School=St. Mark’s School is a coeducational, Episcopal, preparatory school, situated on 250 acres (1.0 km2) in Southborough, Massachusetts, 25 miles (40 km) from Boston. It was founded in 1865 as an all-boys school by Joseph Burnett, a wealthy native of Southborough who developed and marketed the world-famous Burnett Vanilla Extract. Girls have attended since the 1970s. St. Mark...

  • 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...

  • Harvard University

    Harvard University Harvard Univerity Harvard University is an American private Ivy League research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, established in 1636 by the Massachusetts legislature. Harvard is the oldest institution of higher learning in the United States and the first corporation (officially The President and Fellows of Harvard College) chartered...

  • Inventors

    Inventors are people who invent unique or novel devices, methods, compositions, processes or discoveries. List of notable inventors For a complete list, please see: Inventors Project Profiles . Dr. Andre Cipriani , pioneered the development of the Cobalt-60 Therapy units which are used for the treatment of cancer and occupational radiation protection. External links Wikipedia - ...

  • 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...

  • Workhouse "Spike"

    Workhouse "Spike"=In England and Wales a workhouse, colloquially known as a spike, was a place where those unable to support themselves were offered accommodation and employment. The earliest known use of the term dates from 1631, in an account by the mayor of Abingdon reporting that "wee haue erected wthn our borough a workehouse to sett poore people to worke".The origins of the workhouse can ...

  • Holocaust in Poland

    The Holocaust in Nazi-occupied Poland took the lives of three million Polish Jews, destroying an entire civilization. Poles represented the largest number of people who rescued Jews during the Holocaust. To date, 6,135 Poles have been awarded the title of Righteous Among the Nations by the State of Israel 700 of which received their awards posthumously. Between October 1939 and July 1942 a sy...

  • Salty Dogs, Captains, and Mariners

    “Salty Dog” is nautical slang for an experienced sailor who has spent much of their life aboard a ship at sea. A salty dog is often given increased credibility by ship mates in matters pertaining to ship-board life and duties. Also known as an “old salt.” This project will include captains of the following kinds of vessels: Riverboats - A riverboat is a watercr...

  • 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

  • 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...

  • Carpenters

    Everyone is invited to add their "hammering" ancestors to this project (profiles must be set to public). Project collaborators, feel free to update the project description, adding notes, documents, images, resources ... and inviting more collaborators. From Glimpses of 17th and 18th Century colonial American life There were men who earned a living at carpentry.  If they lived in a po...

  • 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...

  • Jewish families from Široké Třebčice (Weitentrebetisch), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the village of Široké Třebčice (Weitentrebetisch) in Bohemia, Czech Republic.

  • Svenska apotekare

    Projektets syfte är att samla kunskaper om apotekare och apotekares villkor genom tiderna i Sverige. Med "Sverige" menas här de områden som varit under svenskt inflytande. Dvs bland annat under lång tid även nuvarande Finland, delar av Baltikum, och under tider även delar av norra Tyskland. Från början rekryterades utbildade apotekare fr&#...

  • Lieutenant Governors of New Brunswick

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  • French Provinces of the "Ancien Régime" Period

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  • Columbia University

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  • Jewish families Wielkie Oczy

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  • Jewish Families from Lochovice, Bohemia

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families form Lochotovice, Bohemia.

  • Auschwitz Concentration Camp

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  • Tallinna Hiiu - Rahu kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Tallinna Hiiu - Rahu kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Kalmistu kontaktandmed Maetu otsing ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------...

  • Amherst College

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  • Entertainment industry people

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  • Poets

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  • 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...

  • „Soomepoisid“

    Eesmärk koguda projekti Eesti meestest Soomepoisid Igati oodatud on kõikide kihelkondade meeste nimede lisamine siia projekti Vikipeedia: Soomepoisid Soomepoisid on Teises maailmasõjas Soome poolel vabatahtlikena võidelnud eestlased. Esimesed soomepoisid olid 1939. ja 1940. aastal Eestist Soome põgenenud mehed, kes soovisid anda oma panuse hõimu...

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