Genealogy Projects on the Geni Family Tree

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  • 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...

  • Bigelow Family Links to Historic Sites

    A collection of links to historic sites in Europe by researchers that would be of interest to descendants of the Bigelow family and their related ancestors the Massey's, the Davenports, the Leghs, the Savages, and many others......please feel free to add! Bramhall Location and effigy photos of the Andrews family: St. Martin's church Ashton upon Mersey UK: (Bigelow/Chauntrell family herald...

  • Yahrzeit Project

    Beginning in March, 2014, we will add a minimum of one profile per day of a Tzadik whose Yahrzeit falls on the Hebrew calendar day in question. Comemorating the YAHRZEIT of TZADIKIM YouTube MyTzadik Yahrzeits Gedolim Yarhzeits Tzadikim Hilulah Nissan 1--- Rebbe Elimelech Shapira (of Grodzisk) 2--- Rabbi Meir ben Baruch, MaHaRaM of Rottenberg 3--- Ha...

  • Suicide in response to Nazi oppression

    Rather than face deportation and murder, a number of victims of Nazi oppression committed suicide. For example, in the wake of Germany's annexation of Austria, hundreds of Jews took their own lives. Today this final act of desperation is seen as an act of resistance, of an attempt at some sort of self-determination by the victims of Nazi oppression. This project seeks to collect the profiles of...

  • Servants in Cockerham

    Servants in Cockerham==This project is designed to place the servants found in census forms in Cockerham, Lancaster Lancashire, England.Often these servants were family members who were in need of shelter and support, and some dedicated their lives to the family that supported them, and did not marry.

  • Scandinavian sagas

    Project Scandinavian sagas This project has as its aim to create on Geni an accurate representation of the genealogical information present in the parts of the Saga literature that present a reasonably coherent picture. The sagas we work from are: Snorre's "Ynglingesoga" "Hvorledes Norge ble bygget" fra "Flateyarbok" "Orkneysaga" Landnamabok, heimskringla.no The goal is th...

  • Jewish Celebrity Birthdays

    Birthdays of famous Jews throughout history. January 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 February 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 Maria Altmann 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 March 1 2 3 4 John Garfie...

  • Jewish Families from Nový Jičín (Neutitschein), Moravia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to list representatives of all of the Jewish families from the Moravian town of Nový Jičín (Neutitschein) in the Czech Republic. NOVY JICIN (Czech, Nový Jičín; Ger. Neutitschein), town in Moravia, Czech Republic. Jews are recorded in Novy Jicin in the middle of the 14th century as owners of houses, and as cloth merchants. The Jewish...

  • Laemmle's List

    Under Construction====* For a background on the life and work of Carl Laemmle, see Wikipedia...* For Carl Laemmle's role in saving jews from Germany, see the New York Times...Note: This page is under construction. Its aim is to build a repository of the individuals and families that Carl Laemmle was able to take out of Germany in the few years prior to WW1. Please collaborate formally with the ...

  • Workshop - From Laupheim to Hollywood - 1724-1942

    Work in Progress Birth (1724) and annihilation (1942) of a Jewish community Migration flow - reconstruction attempt 1724-1730 The first 4 families... Leopold Jakob Joseph Schlesinger Leopold Weil (from Buchau) David Obernauer (from Grundsheim) 1730-1754 Community of 27 families, coming from... Fellheim Fischach Illeraichheim Ederheim in Ries... Some new ...

  • Namesakes

    Namesakes Places, organizations and things named after people. Who is your city or town, village or tribe named after? Or how about the company you work for, or the consumer product that you just bought at the store get its name? Have you ever wondered where a scientific discovery got its name? We often name our cities, towns, rivers, mountain rangers, airports, and universities after a pro...

  • Tavern Keepers and Brewers of Early America

    Here's to our ancestors! Without them where would we be? ~ Flagon and Trencher Traditional Toast Project overview The purpose of this project is to highlight early American tavern keepers and innkeepers, as well as the brewers, vintners, distillers and importers who supplied them. Profiles: Tavern keepers, innkeepers, brewers, cider-makers, vintners, distillers, importers of alcoholic b...

  • 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...

  • Chase / Lane / Rundlett / Huntoon and surrounding areas Damage Recovery

    In August of 2013 a large section of the World Tree, spanning the 1300s through the 1800s, was seriously damaged by a single misguided new user. The purpose of this project is to catalog all of the affected profiles so that they can be repaired, replaced and reconnected as necessary to restore accuracy to these branches. Links to Public Discussions involving the Vandalism: The affected prof...

  • Born in Edsleskog

    Project goal To find all profiles of people born in Edsleskog between 1786 and 1920. And examine their relations to each other. Project description Assign profiles to the this project where birthplace has been specified to a certain cottage or village in the parish of Edsleskog and birthdate is verified from birth record books. Always add a short description of birth date and birth date t...

  • Lost and found in England

    Lost and found in England This project is designed to re-unite families to lost individuals on the tree. How many of us had that "Uncle" or "Best Mate of Dads" that did not seem to have any family? How many times in your research do you find someone, who, is a mystery, you want to add him to the tree, but, have no idea where he/she belongs. This is a way to honour that person, and, a place ...

  • Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards - United Kingdom

    Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards - United Kingdom - Main Page Useful links BillionGraves Find a Grave Gravestone Project War memorial Online Gravestone Photo's Scottish Monumental Inscriptions Commonwealth War Graves Commission Roll of Honour Historic Graves The following are lists of United Kingdom counties - Links are to project pages co-ord...

  • Jewish Genealogy Portal: A Guide to Jewish Projects and Resources on Geni

    On Geni you can access and collaborate on the most comprehensive Jewish family trees ever created. This Portal is a guide to significant Jewish genealogy umbrella or resource projects on Geni. After the Historical Projects overview, the Portal is organized primarily by geographic region, similar to the database structure at JewishGen . The Portal is meant to complement and reorganize the Jewish...

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  • Managers who Abandoned their Big Tree Profiles

    Nimekiri hüljatud kasutajadest, kes ei ole sisse loginud viimase 12 kuu jooksul ja kelle kohta on Geni klienditoele saadetud teavitus hooldaja poolt (kuna praegu on Viimati Genis kuupäev nähtav vaid hooldajatele/kuraatoritele). Related discussions Persons who have not been online for a year (Abandoned Trees) Abandoned trees and non responding users Merging with ...

  • Victims of the Nazi Holocaust - קרבנות הנאצים בשואה

    Victims of the Nazi Holocaust around the World ------ קרבנות הנאצים בשואה This project's mission is to list the names of the victims of the Nazi Holocaust to show that they all live on in our hearts and minds---We will Never Forget, to Remember them forever! This project ho...

  • Mathematicians

    Mathematicians are people with an extensive knowledge of mathematics who use this knowledge in their work, typically to solve mathematical problems. Mathematics is concerned with numbers, data, collection, quantity, structure, space, and change. List of notable mathematicians For a complete list, please see: Mathematicians Project Profiles . Rob Lyons Sir Isaac Newton Johann Bernoul...

  • Mormon Pioneers 1850

    1850 This project is a sub project of the Mormon Pioneers (1847-1868) Master Project This page covers the Mormon Pioneers of 1850 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...

  • 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...

  • Spies

    For fictional spies, see Spy fiction ‎. Spies or secrect agents are individuals who obtain information that is considered secret or confidential without the permission of the holder of the information. The act of spying, or espionage, is inherently clandestine, as it is taken for granted that it is unwelcome and, in many cases, illegal and punishable by law. It is a subset of intellige...

  • 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,...

  • Hrvatski portal / Geni Croatia

    Hrvatski Portal / Croatia Portal Važni linkovi Kako koristiti projekte Hrvatske crkvene knjige dostupne preko Interneta - pogledajte Croatia Church Books 1516-1949 Ovaj projekt će pokušati organizirati rodoslovlje obitelji i svih mjesta u Hrvatskoj. Počelo je sa rodoslovljem Podgore i postepeno uključuje okolna mjesta i područja. Obratit...

  • Salem Witch Trials (1692)

    Overview and Scope of Project The goal of this project is to discover our ancestors involved in the notorious Salem Witch Trials , validate their family trees and our own connections to them, and create nigh-quality, genealogically-valid mini biographies for their Profiles. About the Salem Witch Trials The Salem Witch Trials were a series of hearings before local magistrates followed by c...

  • Basque Genealogy

    Basque Genealogy / Genealogía Vasca / Généalogy Basque / Genealogy Euskal Este proyecto fue creado para reunir perfiles del País Vasco y las regiones de España y Francia. Ce projet a été créé pour recueillir des profils du Pays Basque et de ses régions de l'Espagne et de la France. Proiektu hau sortu zen, Euskal Autonom...

  • Basque diaspora

    The Basque diaspora is the name given to describe people of Basque origin living outside their traditional homeland on the borders between Spain and France. Many Basques have left the Basque Country for other parts of the globe for economic and political reasons. Notable Basque emigrants José de Anchieta , Jesuit missionary to Brazil. Domingo Martínez de Irala , Spanish co...

  • Daughters of the American Revolution - Patriots

    Appropriate Profiles This project is designed to link all proven DAR patriots. Please make sure the patriot's ancestor number is included somewhere in the "About Me" section of the profile. If you do not know the patriot's ancestor number, you can find it on this website . (These lists are a work in progress) Patriots Who Have 50 or More Daughters Associated John Combs, Jr. (A002509) ...

  • 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...

  • Het Centraal Israëletisch Wees- en Doorgangshuis ‘Machseh Lajesoumim’ in Leiden, periode 1929-1943

    Ter herinnering aan de kinderen en de stafleden van het Joodse weeshuis in Leiden, Nederland Met dank aan de website ter ere van de bewoners van het Joods weeshuis 1929-1943. Hier is ook de tekst van het boek "Vervolging en bescherming, joden in Leiden 1933 - 1945" van Leonard Kastelijn te vinden. De website en het boek dienen als bron voor de omschrijving van het project. Het Centraal Isra...

  • Buckinghamshire - Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Cemeteries

    Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards of Buckinghamshire Image right - St. Giles Churchyard, Stoke Poges, Buckinghamshire The aim of this project is to gather together information regarding cemeteries and graveyards in the county which either have available transcriptions or have been photographed and transcribed. Please update the project by adding links to any available m...

  • Centenarians

    Centenarians 100 ~ hundred ~ C ~ hundert ~ Jahrigen~Centenaires~Signerad EN : Until recently, living to 100 was considered a rare phenomenon. Within the past few years, however, with several hundred people reaching the century mark each month, scientists and laypeople alike are beginning to look upon these oldest of the old as beacons guiding us to a new, longer lived age. DE : Bis vor ...

  • Women's Work

    “Mary Case is my name and with my needle wrought the same in the tenth year of my age Anno Dom 1763” ~ from a sampler produced in Newport, RI Too often, the only record we have of a female ancestor is an example of her handiwork, whether it is an embroidered sampler, quilt or basket. With a few exceptions, until the 20th century, a woman’s primary choice for her future wa...

  • The Empire of Alexander the Great and Succesor States

    Empire of Alexander Alexander the Great A Admetus of Macedon Aeschylus of Rhodes Alcetas Alexander of Lyncestis Amyntas (son of Nicolaus) Antigenes (general) Antigonus I Monophthalmus Antigonos (son of Callas) Antipater Archon of Pella Ariston of Macedon Ariston of Paionia Aristonous of Pella Arrhidaeus Arybbas (somatophylax) Asander Asclepiodorus Atta...

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  • Johnson Family

    Johnson Family

  • Oxfordshire - Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards

    Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards of Oxfordshire Image Right - St Sepulchre's cemetery, Walton Street, Oxford The aim of this project is to gather together information regarding cemeteries and graveyards in the county which either have available transcriptions or have been photographed and transcribed. Please update this project by adding links to any available monumental...

  • Devon - Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards

    Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards of Devon Image Right - St Mary's Church, Bratton Clovelly BG ✔ indicates cemetery processed and included in Billion Graves Please update this project by adding links to any available monumental inscriptions or noting which cemeteries have been added to either the Billion Graves or Find a Grave, or when they have been added. Links...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Danish Coffee Corner

    Danish Coffee Corner -2011-09-02-18:49-jMu-coöperate-collaborate-complete? welcome! addition of accurate -&- actual information more than welcome! Please join this meeting-point to improve your interests in genealogy. It has been started for people in Danmark looking for European ancestors and other Danish-speaking-geni-users who can share there information about how to find your r...

  • KZ Treblinka

    Treblinka Extermination Camp Konzentrationslager (Concentration Camp) Treblinka (Polish pronunciation: [trɛˈbʎinka]) was a Nazi extermination camp in occupied Poland during World War II near the village of Treblinka in the modern-day Masovian Voivodeship of Poland. The camp, which was constructed as part of Operation Reinhard, operated between July 23, 1942 and October ...

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  • 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...

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  • Pirita kloostri kalmistu

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

  • Jewish Families from Boskovice (Boskowitz), Moravia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to list representatives of all of the Jewish families from the Moravian town of Boskovice ( Boskowitz ) in today's Czech Republic. Boskovice is located in the Drahanska Highlands of Moravia about 35 km north of Brno, near Prerov and Olomouc (which also had Jewish communities). The former Jewish ghetto in Boskovice is well signposted. There is a small Jewish Museum at 6 Plac...

  • Eerste Kamer der Staten-Generaal

    Eerste Kamer der Staten-Generaal Members of the Senate of the Netherlands since 1815 Leden van de Eerste Kamer der Staten-Generaal ‧ 1815-heden Lijst in Wikipedia met verwijzing naar pagina —A— Gijsbert Michiel Vredenrijk van AARDENNE ‧ 1930-1995 ‧ Johan Daniël Cornelis Carel Willem baron d'ABLAING van GIESSENBURG ‧ 1779-1859 &#...

  • Jewish Families from Trencin City, Slovakia [formerly Hungary]

    Trenčin Memorial
 The Trenčin Memorial 
for 1593 victims - Zavraždení 1942-1945. Restored with Participation and Contributions from Trenčin Survivors 1999 - 2002. Names of the Trenčin victims were authenticated through a review process by editors from Slovakia, Israel, USA, Canada and Germany. These reviews took place...

  • Jewish Families from Drohobych (Drohobycz), Ukraine.

    This project seeks to collect all Jewish families from the town of Dorhobych (Drohobycz), Ukraine. JewishGen Drohobycz page

  • VIHVELIN (WIHWELIN) suguvõsa

    Vihvelin suguvõsa, nende järeltulijad ja elukaaslased

  • King Philip's War

    For background see the Wikipedia article on King Philip's War , as well as the Pokanoket Tribe's article . All told, 800 out of 52,000 English colonists (1.5%) were killed in this war with the Native Americans. 3,000 out of 20,000 Native Americans (15%) were killed. In June 1675, the war, named for the Wampanoag leader Metacomet (or King Philip), broke out in the town of Swansea in Plymouth...

  • Gårdshistorikk: Uttakleiv, Vestvågøy, Nordland, Norge

    Kilde Kilde Buksnes Bygdebok av Ola Berg, Bind II, 2. Opplag ( ) Map of Uttakleiv Funn fra eldre tider Uttakleiv: I gravfunn fra merovingertiden er funnet følgende ting: Oval bronsespenne, oval dyreformet spenne, 2 mosaikperler, stykker av beinkam, kjøttkniv av reinhorn, snellehjul av bein, stykker av en saks av jern, fragmenter av linhekle, vevskje av hvalbein, tynn plate...

  • Daughters of the American Revolution - Daughters

    Appropriate Profiles This project is designed to link all proven DAR Daughters. It would be beneficial to potential Daughters and researchers to include the patriot's ancestor number somewhere in the "About Me" section of the daughter's profile along with their DAR member number. If you do not know the patriot's ancestor number, you can find it on this website . Daughters with More than Fiv...

  • Jewish Families from Strážov (Drosau), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Strážov (Drosau) in Bohemia, Czech Republic. See Jewish Community of Strazov translated by Fred and Leon Deutsch The first historical mentioning of Jews in Strazov dates to 1405. This mentioning appears in the endowment documents of the sponsor and protector of the Strazov Church, the Knight Buska of O...

  • Israel Prizes - פרסי ישראל

    The Israel Prize (Hebrew: פרס ישראל‎) is an award handed out by the State of Israel and is largely regarded as the state's highest honor. It is presented annually, on Israeli Independence Day, in a state ceremony in Jerusalem, in the presence of the president, the prime minister, the speaker of the Knesset (Israel's legislature), an...

  • Jewish Philippsborn/Philipsborn Family from Bentschen, Posen (Zbąszyń, Poland) and Descendants

    This project seeks to trace and connect people with the surname Philippsborn and variants Philipsborn and Phillipsborn, associated with the South Prussian town of Bentschen, Posen, modern-day Zbąszyń, in Nowy Tomyśl powiat or county. It is located close to the border of today's Germany. Earlier associated with the Kingdom of Prussia, the town became part of the Grand Duchy ...

  • 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...

  • Chesire Heraldry

    Coats of arms came into general use by feudal lords and knights in battle in the 12th Century. By the 13th Century arms had spread beyond their initial battlefield use to become a kind of flag or logo for families in the higher social classes of Europe, inherited from one generation to the next. Heraldry of Leading Chesire Families

  • Schippers in Noord-Oost Nederland in vorige eeuwen

    In eerste instantie het inventariseren van de eigenaren van binnenvaartschepen, en diegenen met beroep schipper, in vorige eeuwen in de provincies Groningen, Friesland, Drenthe en Overijssel. Overgenomen uit een pagina op de website (genealogische homep∂age van John de Goede SCHIPPERSINDEX VERSIE 25-1-2006 Voor details zie de hoofd-database Hoogeveen/Zuidwolde —A— ...

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  • Tweede Kamer der Staten-Generaal

    Tweede Kamer der Staten-Generaal Zie voor meer informatie over de profielen: www.parlement.com Leden van de Tweede Kamer der Staten-Generaal ‧ 1815-heden ▬A▬ Petrus Josephus Mattheüs AALBERSE ‧ 1871-1948 ‧ Petrus Josephus Mattheüs AALBERSE ‧ 1910-1989 ‧ Simon Jakob Levie van AALTEN jr. ‧ 1863-1928 ‧ Wil...

  • Barnmorskor i Sverige

    En viktig funktion i alla samhällen är för människors fortbestånd de som hjälper till när en ny människa föds. För människan är födandet en komplicerad handling där den födande kvinnan i normalfallet behöver hjälp av andra. Traditionellt har kvinnor alltid varit andra kvinnor b...

  • BillionGraves Team Portal

    billiongraves.com/geni Welcome to the BillionGraves Team Portal! This is the home base for Geni users who want to help with the collaborative effort between Geni and BillionGraves to help photograph and transcribe all the world's gravestones in order to preserve them and their information for future generations. Any and all Geni users who wish to participate in any w...

  • 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&#...

  • Võrumaa Sõmerpalu mõisa Willemi talu

    Sõmerpalu Willemi talu lugu A storry about the farm Willemi in Sõmerpalu Võrumaa Soovid teha koostööd andmete täiendamisel - liitu projektiga / you want to co-operate to improve the projet - please become a co-worker Oled Villemi talu elaniku järeltulija, liitu projektiga või asu selle uudisvoogu jälgima / you are decentant of...

  • Nederlandse handleiding voor GENI * GENI voor DUMMY's

    Eenvoudig te begrijpen Nederlandstaligee Gids voor Geni-gebruikers in ontwikkeling VOOR & DOOR nieuwe, zowel onervaren, als ervaren (internet-)genealogen Om Uw dichtbije familie en verre verwanten in een logische stamboom te 'verzamelen' of -voorzover iemand anders u al voor was op 't internet- te ontmoeten op dit wereldwijde, GLOBAL platform voor al die vrijwilligers die uren steken in h...

  • Pioneers of Bear Lake Valley Idaho

    To keep the pioneer theme, the date of 1885 was chosen as the closing year of birth. Those who were born after 1885 are not included. Foreword from "History of Bear lake Pioneers" Copyright 1968 by Daughters of Utah Pioneers Bear Lake County Idaho 2nd Edition 1974 More than one hundred years have passed since those hardy and courageous souls, obeying a call from President Brigham Young, str...

  • Norwegian Ancestry - information

    Project Norwegian Ancestry - information There are 5 million Norwegians living in Norway today (2012) and somewhere between 5 and 15 million Americans with Norwegian ancestry. Since most Norwegian-Americans do not speak Norwegian this project aims to explain Norwegian genealogy and practices relevant for genealogy and Geni.com in particular. We have a project "Introduksjon til Geni co...

  • 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...

  • Perpetual Emigration Fund

    The Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company was organized in October 1849. The "donations to the fund" helped outfit members "for the trek west" from 1850 to 1887. It also funded voyages to America starting in 1856. The fund was dis-incorporated in 1887 under the provisions of the Edmunds-Tucker Act. Approximately 30,000 people were assisted with all or part of their transportation expenses during th...

  • Standish line - Captain Miles/Myles Standish of the Mayflower

    There is controversy on the ancestry of Captain Myles Standish of the Mayflower-- but we can at least try to clean up what we do know. We do not have Myles' parentage OR the town of his birth. His first wife, Rose, doesn't have a maiden name -- some say she is the sister of his second wife, Barbara. Barbara's parentage is also unknown. Myles Standish (born circa 1584- 31 October 1656) marri...

  • Mormon Pioneers 1866

    1866 This project is a sub project of the Mormon Pioneers (1847-1868) Master Project This page covers the Mormon Pioneers of 1866 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...

  • 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...

  • Dorset - Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards

    Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards of Dorset Image right Hampreston All Saints The aim of this project is to gather together information regarding cemeteries and graveyards in the county which either have available transcriptions or have been photographed and transcribed. Please update the project by adding links to any available monumental inscriptions or pages where ...

  • Early Settlers of Enkeldoorn - H

    Early Settlers of Enkeldoorn - H This is a sub-project of Early Settlers of Enkeldoorn - Main Page Extracted from Publication - THE WHITES OF ENKELDOORN 1880 to 1980 A history of the families of european descent who settled in the area of Enkeldoorn (renamed Chivu) Rhodesia. now Zimbabwe. Author -- Sarel Van der Walt Completed in approximately the year 2001 POPULATION ENKELDOORN -...

  • Jewish families from Sobědruhy (Soborten), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Sobědruhy (Soborten) in Bohemia, Czech Republic. (now known as Teplice-Sobědruhy)

  • Mormon Pioneers 1859

    1859 This project is a sub project of the Mormon Pioneers (1847-1868) Master Project This page covers the Mormon Pioneers of 1859 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...

  • Jewish Families from Brno (Brünn), Moravia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to list representatives of all of the Jewish families from the Moravian town of Brno (Brünn) in the Czech Republic. BRNO (Ger. Bruenn), capital of Moravia, Czech Republic. A community was established there in the first half of the 13th century by Jews invited by the margrave of Moravia. A charter granted in 1254 guaranteed protection to Jewish lives and property, fre...

  • 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, knight...

  • Derbyshire - Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards

    Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards of Derbyshire Image Right - Staveley Cemetery, Chesterfield The aim of this project is to gather together information regarding cemeteries and graveyards in the county which either have available transcriptions or have been photographed and transcribed. Please update the project by adding links to any available monumental inscriptions o...

  • Bedfordshire - Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards

    Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards of Bedfordshire Image Right - Foster Hill Road The aim of this project is to gather together information regarding cemeteries and graveyards in the county which either have available transcriptions or have been photographed and transcribed. Please update the project by adding links to any available monumental inscriptions or pages where...

  • Berkshire - Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards

    Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards of Berkshire Image Right - St. Michael's, Bray, Berkshire The aim of this project is to gather together information regarding cemeteries and graveyards in the county which either have available transcriptions or have been photographed and transcribed. Please update the project by adding links to any available monumental inscriptions or ...

  • Cornwall - Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards

    Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards of Cornwall Image Right - Launceston Cemetery The aim of this project is to gather together information regarding cemeteries and graveyards in the county which either have available transcriptions or have been photographed and transcribed. Please update the project by adding links to any available monumental inscriptions or pages where ...

  • South Dublin - Main Page

    This is the Umbrella Project Page for South Dublin - Ireland County South Dublin Irish : Áth Cliath Theas Administrative centre Tallaght Province Leinster People from County South Dublin are called - Motto Ag Seo Ár gCúram (Irish) "This We Hold in Trust" South Dublin is a county in Ireland. It is part of the Dublin Region and is also located in the...

  • South Dublin, Ireland - Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards

    Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards of South Dublin, Ireland Image Right - St Anne's Cemetary Glenasmole - South Dublin The aim of this project is to gather together information regarding cemeteries and graveyards in the county which either have available transcriptions or have been photographed and transcribed. Please update the project by adding links to any available m...

  • Children of the Holocaust

    This project is in memory of the 1.5 million precious innocent young souls martyred in the Shoah. Children of the Holocaust Kindertransport 1938 - 1940 Biographies and Stories Memorial to Children of the Holocaust Anne Frank Photo of the Little Girl in Red Coat ----------------------------------- TESTIMONY Baby Girl Walter

  • Jewish Families from Huncovce, Slovakia

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Huncovce, Slovakia. HUNCOVCE (Ger. Hunsdorf; Hg. Hunfalu), village in N.E. Slovakia; until 1992 Czechoslovak Republic, since then Slovak Republic, seat of a famous yeshivah. It is located in the region of Spiš (Ger. Zips, Hg. Szepes), settled densely by Germans (Schwabes). The inhabitants were hostile to Je...

  • Jewish Families of Nitra (Slovakia)

    Nitra is a city in western Slovakia, situated at the foot of Zobor Mountain in the valley of the river Nitra. With a population of about 83,572 today, it is the fifth largest city in Slovakia. Nitra is also one of the oldest cities in Slovakia and the country's earliest political and cultural center. Today, it is a seat of a kraj (Nitra Region) and an okres (Nitra District). Nitra is one of t...

  • Kuusalu kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Kuusalu kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Kultuurimälestise Riikliku Registri registrikanne vt. registrist ka kaasnevaid fotosid. Asukoht kaardil Otsing Find A Grave andmebaasis NB! Andmebaas u...

  • Early Settlers of Enkeldoorn - K

    Early Settlers of Enkeldoorn - K This is a sub-project of Early Settlers of Enkeldoorn - Main Page Extracted from Publication - THE WHITES OF ENKELDOORN 1880 to 1980 A history of the families of european descent who settled in the area of Enkeldoorn (renamed Chivu) Rhodesia. now Zimbabwe. Author -- Sarel Van der Walt Completed in approximately the year 2001 POPULATION ENKELDOORN -...

  • French and Indian War

    This was one of the many wars that made up the French and Indian Wars. See the Master Project Indian Wars The summary is taken from French and Indian War and Atlas of the North American Indian, Revised Edition, 2000. French and Indian War What most historians call the French and Indian War was really the final conflict in a long series of wars among the the European colonial powers for wo...

  • Early Settlers of Enkeldoorn - L

    Early Settlers of Enkeldoorn - L This is a sub-project of Early Settlers of Enkeldoorn - Main Page Extracted from Publication - THE WHITES OF ENKELDOORN 1880 to 1980 A history of the families of european descent who settled in the area of Enkeldoorn (renamed Chivu) Rhodesia. now Zimbabwe. Author -- Sarel Van der Walt Completed in approximately the year 2001 POPULATION ENKELDOORN -...

  • Korporatsioon Estonia

    Korporatsioon Estonia oli Tartus 1821. aastal asutatud baltisaksa üliõpilaskorporatsioon.* Baltische Corporation Estonia Dorpat (estnisch: Korporatsioon Estonia ) war eine Baltische Studentenverbindung im damals zu Russland gehörenden livländischen Tartu (deutsch Dorpat). Sie wurde am 7. September 1821 an der deutschsprachigen Kaiserlichen Universität zu Dorpa...

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  • Early Settlers of Enkeldoorn - R

    Early Settlers of Enkeldoorn - R This is a sub-project of Early Settlers of Enkeldoorn - Main Page Extracted from Publication - THE WHITES OF ENKELDOORN 1880 to 1980 A history of the families of european descent who settled in the area of Enkeldoorn (renamed Chivu) Rhodesia. now Zimbabwe. Author -- Sarel Van der Walt Completed in approximately the year 2001 POPULATION ENKELDOORN -...

  • World War II - North African Campaign

    CAMPAIGN OVERVIEW During the Second World War, the North African Campaign took place in North Africa from 10 June 1940 to 13 May 1943. It included campaigns fought in the Libyan and Egyptian deserts (Western Desert Campaign, also known as the Desert War) and in Morocco and Algeria (Operation Torch) and Tunisia (Tunisia Campaign). The campaign was fought between the Allies and Axis powers, m...

  • Jewish Descendants of Landau, Germany

    Landau at one time had a sizable population of Jews, with almost 1000 by 1900. However, almost none live there today.

  • Hungarian Coffee Corner

    Hungarian Coffee Corner Place to meet & greet other geni-users to co-operate & col-laborate to find & research mutual ancestry. Feel FREE to ask membership, for this place is to get in touch with each other to develop better genealogy in Geni and help each other to find archives a/o explore projects....

  • 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,...

  • African-, Afro-Americans throughout the Americas / Black History - Master Project

    African, African-American and Caribbean thinkers have played a major role in defining the critical issues of our time, just as the cultures of Africans and their descendants have transformed the cultures of the Americas and the world. Source "The past is what makes the present coherent," said Afro-American writer James Baldwin, and the past "will remain horrible for exactly as long as we ...

  • Blacks in Early Canada: The Freedom Seekers

    The title of this project comes from the book: The Freedom Seekers: Blacks in Early Canada. Canada’s first black doctor, Anderson Ruffin Abbott, is among one of our nation’s most notable “passers.” His great-grandaughter, Catherine Slaney, only found out he was black in 1975 when sociologist Daniel Hill — an Ontario ombudsman and father of singer Dan Hill an...

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