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  • 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...

  • Order of the British Empire O.B.E.

    The Order of the British Empire Project photo: Grand Cross's star of the Order of the British Empire. The Order of the British Empire recognises distinguished service to the arts and sciences, public services outside the Civil Service and work with charitable and welfare organisations of all kinds. It was created during the First World War in 1917 by George V. The King recognised the ne...

  • Jewish families from Načeradec (Natscheradetz), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the village of Načeradec (Natscheradetz) in Benešov District in the Central Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic.

  • 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...

  • Colonial American Doctors

    Please add the profiles of the chirugeons, physicans, midwives, apothecaries and bonesetters who were our earliest doctors. Collaborators, feel free to update the page and add resource materials. Please note: 40% of the physicians in the early colonies were women. Midwives at this time were considered doctors. 18th Century American Medicine From In 18th Century England, there were thr...

  • State of Connecticut Cemetery Project

    Please check American Cemetery Project for instructions.

  • Jewish Families of Bečov nad Teplou

    Bečov nad Teplou, Czech Republic 50°05' N 12°49' E 73 mi W of Praha Bečov nad Teplou [Cz], Petschau [Ger], Bečov n.T. Bečov nad Teplou Czechoslovakia Bečov nad Teplou Bohemia Czechoslovakia Petschau Bohemia Austrian Empire BECOV NAD TEPLOU: Karlovy Vary, Bohemia PDF Print E-mail town website. The Jewish cemetery dates from 1662. A syn...

  • Visterud i Östra Ämtervik

    Projektet följer de familjer som finns i Visterud i de tidigaste tillgängliga kyrkoböckerna (med start 1774).

  • Distinguished Service Order Recipients

    (Level 2 Gallantry Award)The D.S.O. was instituted by Royal Warrant on 6th September 1886.The D.S.O. was originally instituted as an award for officers of the British Army and Commonwealth Forces, usually at the rank of Major. It was, however, also awarded to officers at a rank above or below Major. The D.S.O. could be awarded for an act of meritorious or distinguished service in wartime and us...

  • State of Connecticut with Counties Project

    This project is for those from Connecticut.Instructions. If the the community is not list you can create it.If you do not know where in the State the person is from.Please place him in project any way.(Name of City,Town,Etc),(Name of County),(Name of State)

  • Broodryk Family

    Surname: Originally " Brodrück ," but could also include variants such as "Brodtrück", "Brodtrückin", "Brodtreuck", "Brodrik", "Broodrijk", "Brodreich". In South Africa the surname was changed during the 1st generation to " Broodryk ". According to the "Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope" the records show the following;- Brotrick (Jan Christoff el) ; of Swa...

  • Cemeteries and Graves in South Africa/ Begraafplase en grafte in Suid Afrika

    Aim is to...... Profiles with added tombstone photo's Very Important Always give aknowledgement with the link to websites where photos were obtained from Towns must be added as heading. Co-ordinates where possible. It can be obtained for a grave you get from this website. REMEMBER aknowledgement MUST always be given. - A Alberton Fick Straat Begrafplaas/Cemetery - GPS: -26...

  • Displaced Persons Camp

    A displaced persons camp or DP camp is a temporary facility for displaced persons coerced into forced migration. The term is mainly used for camps established after World War II in West Germany and in Austria, as well as in the United Kingdom, primarily for refugees from Eastern Europe and for the former inmates of the Nazi German concentration camps. Even two years after the end of World War I...

  • Gabersee Displaced Persons Camp

    The purpose of this project is to collect all of the names of displaced persons or Holocaust Survivors who were residents of the Gabersee Displaced Persons Camp. This camp was located in Gabersee , a borough of the town Wasserburg am Inn , Germany.

  • International War and Military projects Portal

    About this portal ( umbrella project) This International portal will list all war and military related projects on Geni. Minor wars and battles ,rebel and Guerilla wars can be added to this list too. If you come across a related project please add to this list. General war and military related projects: (not country specific) Military awards and decorations. Memori...

  • Imigrantes Portugueses ao Brasil de Concelhos Desconhecidos

    Este é um subprojeto relacionado ao Projeto Maior Brasil: Imigrantes Portugueses ao Brasil / Portuguese immigrants to Brazil Aqui estão relacionados perfis de imigrante portugueses ao Brasil que ainda não se tem certeza da origem. Eles deverão ser deslocados para o sub projeto de seus Concelhos de origem, tão logo se tenha certeza do evento. André...

  • Artists of Fine Art

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

  • Fürth 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 Fürth Displaced Persons Camp. This camp was also called Finkenschlag and was located in Fürth , Germany.After the end of the Second World War, a Displaced persons camp for Jewish Holocaust survivors was established in Fürth (Finkenschlag). In 1...

  • Eestlased Esimeses Ilmasõjas (eestlased I maailmasõjas)

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

  • Frankfurt-Zeilsheim 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 Frankfurt-Zeilsheim Displaced Persons Camp. This camp was located in the Zeilsheim district of Frankfurt , Germany.Zeilsheim became famous for its camp created by the Allies to hold Displaced Persons and exiles after World War II, and in 1946 it was visited by Zion...

  • 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...

  • Geni's Project Concept Plaza

    Welcome fellow Geni’s to this Project Concept Plaza pick your table and read through this special menu full of Project Concept ingredients from project makers all over the Big Geni World Tree. Bon Apetit! For table reservations please contact the project manager (for Project makers ONLY!) : Dimitri Gazan

  • Archive of the Inquisition

    For information relating specifically to the Spanish Inquisition, please see Spanish Inquisition . The Archive of the Inquisition (or more fully the Archive of the Inquisition and Index ), officially referred to as the Archive of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (abbreviated to ACDF for Archivio Congregatio pro Doctrina Fidei ) in the Vatican, contains the Catholic Church's ...

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  • Darien Scheme

    The Darien Scheme was an unsuccessful attempt by the Kingdom of Scotland to become a world trading nation by establishing a colony called "Caledonia" on the Isthmus of Panama on the Gulf of Darién in the late 1690s. The aim was for the colony to have an overland route that connected the Pacific and Atlantic oceans. From the beginning the undertaking was beset by poor planning and provisi...

  • Auschwitz Concentration Camp - מחנה ההשמדה אושוויץ

    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...

  • Riga Ghetto גטו ריגה

    The Riga Ghetto was a small area in Maskavas Forštate, neighborhood of Riga, Latvia, designated by the Nazis where Jews from Latvia, and later from Germany, were forced to live during World War II. On October 25, 1941, the Nazis relocated all Jews from Riga and the vicinity to the ghetto while the non-Jewish inhabitants were evicted. Most of the Latvian Jews (about 24,000) were killed ...

  • Umbrella Project:: Veteran Affairs

    This project is an umbrella project for information pertaining to veterans connected to all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces; The Confederacy.

  • Laiusevälja kalmistu (Mõisaküla kalmistu)

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Laiusevälja kalmistu (Mõisaküla kalmistu)" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Mõisaküla kalmistu on kalmistu Jõgevamaal Jõgeva vallas Laiusevälja külas. Kalmi...

  • Scots in the West Indies, 1707-1857

    Scotland has had direct social and economic links with the West Indies for nearly 400 years. Settlement started in 1626 when James Hay, the Earl of Carlisle, was appointed Proprietor of Barbados, an event which led to a number of Scots making their way to the island. (For a list of Scottish emigrants to Barbados, see Barbados and Scotland, Links 1627-1877, by David Dobson.) Later Scottish trans...

  • Battle of Wyoming (Pennsylvania) (1778)

    The Battle of Wyoming (also known as the Wyoming Massacre) was an encounter during the American Revolutionary War between American Patriots and Loyalists accompanied by Iroquois raiders that took place in the Wyoming Valley of Pennsylvania on July 3, 1778. More than three hundred Patriots were killed in the battle. After the battle, settlers claimed that the Iroquois raiders had hunted and ki...

  • 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...

  • Eesti sõjaväelased

    Siia projekti soovime Genist kokku koguda tuntumaid Eesti sõjaväelasi läbi kõigi ajajärkude. Sõjaväelased Eesti VR kavalerid II Maailmasõja ohvrid Eestlastest kavaleride elulood I Maailmasõjas Ohvitseride andmekogu Eesti Vabariigi kaadriohvitseride saatus 1938-1996. Vello Salo (Okupatsioonide Repressiivpoliitika Uurimi...

  • U.S.A. Indigenous peoples Portal

    This portal is meant to be a jumping off place for all Nations, Tribes, Clans. When finished it will contain no profiles but it will contain the links and documents that will help you name historic individuals. In the related projects you will find projects of specific groups. Since there are so many Indigenous peoples that will fit under this portal, it is Important that we remember that eac...

  • American Cemetery Project

    This is an Umbrella Project for Cemeteries in America by State. This Project does not replace Find A Grave Internet Site or Geni.Com Project. It is to create a cross reference between Find A Grave Geni.Com Project. In my own studies.I have found many family members in one Cemetery,so I created a project for that Cemetery.I think linked that person to Find A Grave project then linked the cemeter...

  • Native American Activist

    Native American Activist Please add profiles here of activists that are of Native American origin. Lest we forget those who stand for right and justice, may they be honoured. Activists Leonard Peltier (born September 12, 1944) is a Native American activist and member of the American Indian Movement (AIM). In 1977 he was convicted and sentenced to two consecutive terms of life imprisonme...

  • Baghdadi Trade Diaspora: Jews in Shanghai

    Under construction from From the Rivers of Babylon to the Whangpoo: A Century of Sephardi Jewish Life in Shanghai From Baghdad to Shanghai One of the most interesting chapters in Shanghai's history was the growth of a vibrant Jewish community, exiles who found refuge in the city from hardship, war and persecution. Baghdadi Jews came to Shanghai via India and first settled in the forei...

  • Baghdadi Trade Diaspora: Jews in Hong Kong

    'The project is under construction from Wikipedia: History of the Jews in Hong Kong 1800s-1960s: origins Jews first arrived in Hong Kong when the territory was ceded to Great Britain by China in 1842. The Jews transferred their offices from neighboring Canton to Hong Kong and helped to develop this new port. The Hong Kong Jewish Community was first established in 1857. The first s...

  • RODGER Family

    Research into the RODGER branch of the family tree.

  • 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 ...

  • BAILLIE Family

    Research into the BAILLIE ' branch of the family tree.

  • Deutsche Promi Geburtstage

    Geburtstage bekannter deutscher Persönlichkeiten im Laufe der Geschichte. Viele Profile deutscher Persönlichkeiten sind bereits im Geni Welt-Stammbaum gelistet. Dieses Projekt ist ein übergeordnetes Projekt! Bitte beachten Sie, dass die Personen in diesem Projekt unabhängig ihrer politischen oder religiösen Einstellungen gelistet werden. Eine Wertung i...

  • United States Coast Guard

    United States Coast Guard (USCG) is a branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the country's seven uniformed services. The Coast Guard is a maritime, military, multi-mission service unique among the U.S. military branches for having a maritime law enforcement mission (with jurisdiction in both domestic and international waters) and a federal regulatory agency mission as part of its m...

  • US Senate Elections, 2016

    Please add to this project the Geni profiles of those running for Senator. Use discussions to identify profiles that need a curator to make into a public Master Profile.Up for election: 34 of the 100 seats in the U.S. Senate.From Wikipedia >Elections for the United States Senate will be held on November 8, 2016, with 34 of the 100 seats in the United States Senate being contested in regular ele...

  • Karjaküla kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Karjaküla kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Kalmistu kaart Maetu otsing Haudi andmebaasis Karjaküla kalmistu Billiongravesi andmebaasis --------------------------------------------------...

  • Israeli all Knesset members חברי כל כנסות ישראל

    The Knesset (Hebrew: ‎הכנסת‎ ; lit. the gathering or assembly; Arabic: الكنيست‎) is the unicameral legislature of Israel, located in Givat Ram, Jerusalem. Role in Israeli Government The legislative branch of the Israeli government, the Knesset enacts laws, elects the president and prime ...

  • Obitelj Žagar (Säger, Sägar, Xagar, Žagar)

    RODOSLOVLJE OBITELJI ŽAGAR (Säger, Sägar, Xagar, Žagar) Ovo je projekt o povijesti, podrjetlu i rodoslovlju obitelji prezimena Žagar (Säger, Sägar, Xagar, Žagar), precima braće Eduarda i Danila Žagara i njihovim potomcima. Rodonačelnik obitelji Žagar je Antun Žagar (1821. -1897) je rođen i pori...

  • GOODFELLOW Family

    Research into the GOODFELLOW branch of the family tree.

  • HAMILTON Family

    Research into the HAMILTON branch of the family tree.

  • Irish Portal

    About the Irish Portal Portal for people who are interested in Irish genealogy. The aim of this portal is to make this a very useful tool for research, and a place to meet other people tracing their Irish ancestors What can you do here? Ask questions. Collaborate on your research. Share knowledge you have gained as you've done your own research in a specific area. Start your own r...

  • Trumpeldor Cemetery, the "Old Cemetery" of Tel Aviv - Yaffo. בית העלמין טרומפלדור בתל-אביב

    Trumpeldor cemetery often referred to as the Old Cemetery, is a historic cemetery located in downtown Tel Aviv , Israel. The cemetery covers 10.6 acres, and contains approximately 5,000 graves. בית העלמין טרומפלדור הוא השם �...

  • Coalition for the Standardization of Geni Naming Conventions

    This group aims to concisely define a set a rules that everyone in this project can abide by. Rules 1. Use ordinary case. Do not enter surnames in all uppercase Here is the place to change your personal settings so that your Birth Surnames shows in CAPS even when entered in ordinary case . Try & get the name as close to the original name as possible, taking into account the dialect and ...

  • Famous First

    Famous First There always is a very first for everything. This fun fact project is a collection of famous first profiles, Who was the first person to? The aim of this project is to create a collection of all those people who were the first. Feel free to add profiles that are not listed yet. Famous Firsts up to 1199 Late 800s Alfred the Great - First King of England 1141 (disputed)...

  • Poets

    A poet's work can be literal, meaning that his work is derived from a specific event, or metaphorical, meaning that his work can take on many meanings and forms. Poets have existed since antiquity, in nearly all languages, and have produced works that vary greatly in different cultures and time periods. Throughout each civilization and language, poets have used various styles that have changed ...

  • Writers

    Writers Definition (Oxford Paperback Dictionary Thesaurus 2001) A writer is a person who has written a particular text, or who writes books or articles as an occupation - the thesaurus lists author, bard, composer, dramatist, journalist, littérateur, novelist, playwright, poet, wordsmith. Please link the profiles of writers to this project and consider whether they could also b...

  • Greene County Indiana Research and Ancestors

    Note: While using ANY genealogical website or program...please be informed that ANY possible family connections are NOT valid until they can be verified with documentation. PLEASE ALL PROFILES MUST SHOW A CONNECTION TO GREENE COUNTY INDIANA and some documnetation to prove the connection NO BLANK PROFILES PLEASE - 1 - as emigrating to Greene county Indiana - with a about data and source in...

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  • Edmund Rice Descendants

    Finding and documenting all descendants of Edmund Rice. If you are a descendant of Edmund Rice, you are most welcome to join in the Edmund Rice autosomal DNA project. Edmund Rice autosomal DNA project Edmund Rice Association Famous descendants of Edmund Rice include: Steve Young, NFL football player Stillman Pond, Mormon Pioneer

  • New Brunswick, Canada

    This project is to explore the connections of various people and families who lived in New Brunswick, Canada

  • Nova Scotia, Canada

    This project is to explore the connections of various people and families who lived in Nova Scotia, Canada Sources: Vital Records

  • 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...

  • Early Photographers - 19th Century

    Early Photographers - 19th Century Image Right - Tent camera Obscura Please link the profiles of any ancestors, from any country) whose profession involved photography (not necessarily of note) to this project. See Also Notable Photographers 19th C Timeline of Photography (Extract from ) 1790 Thomas Wedgewood, in England, made photograms by placing objects on leather sensitized wit...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Eastern Mennonite University

    [ ] Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) is a private liberal arts university in the Shenandoah Valley of the U.S. state of Virginia, affiliated with one of the historic peace churches, the Mennonite Church USA.[5] Its 97-acre (390,000 m2) main campus is located near Harrisonburg, Virginia. The university operates a satellite campus in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, which primarily caters to working ...

  • Yeoman

    Yeomen were farmers In the late 14th to 18th centuries, yeomen were farmers who owned land (freehold, leasehold or copyhold). Their wealth and the size of their landholding varied. Often it was hard to distinguish minor landed gentry from the wealthier yeomen, and wealthier husbandmen from the poorer yeomen. Sir Anthony Richard Wagner, Garter Principal King of Arms, wrote that "a Yeoman wou...

  • Choctaw Code Talkers

    Choctaw Code Talkers, Heros of WWI and The Choctaw Nation Choctaw Code Talkers: In the closing days of World War I, fourteen Choctaw Indian men in the Army's Thirty-Sixth Division, trained to use their language, helped the American Expeditionary Force win several key battles in the Meuse-Argonne Campaign in France, the final big German push of the war. The fourteen Choctaw Code Talkers were...

  • Hopi Code Talkers

    Hopi Code Talkers, Heros of WWII and The Hopi Nation For years, the contributions of the ten Hopi Code Talkers were secret Hopi Code Talkers who served in the United States Army include: Franklin Shupla Warren Koiyaquaptewa Frank Chapella Travis Yaiva Charles Lomakema Percival Navenma Perry Honani, Sr. Floyd Dann, Sr.

  • 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...

  • Comanche Code Talkers: The Comanche Signal Corp

    Comanche Code Talkers: The Comanche Signal Corp VS posah-tai-vo (crazy white man) After induction into the army, seventeen Comanche men were selected for the Signal Corps because of their unique language. The Comanche Signal Corp included ; Charles Chibitty Haddon Codynah Robert Holder Forrest Kassanavoid Wellington Mihecoby Edward Nahquaddy Perry Noyabad

  • Captured by Indians

    During the westward expansion of pioneers in the 17th through 19th centuries, thousands of European and African settlers were captured by American Indians. Indians waging war against settlers and other tribes often killed adult men and took women and children captive. These captives were adopted and integrated into tribal society. Their presence helped strengthen the tribe. Settlers in pion...

  • American Old West

    Designed to capture contributors and participants in America's expansion westward from the east coast. Including politicians, newsmen, explorers, founding fathers, frontiersmen, mountainmen, railroadmen, lawmen, outlaws, gunfighters, etc. Notable people of the American Old West Artists Frederic Remington - Artist who specialized in the American Old West Explorers Sacajawea , Sho...

  • Saarde kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Saarde kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Kultuurimälestise Riikliku Registri registrikanne vt. registrist ka kaasnevaid fotosid. Pilte Saarde kalmistult Agnes Valgiste Maetu otsing Haudi andmebaasi...

  • WATSON Family

    Research into the WATSON branch of the family tree.

  • Oberlin College

    College=Oberlin College is a private liberal arts college in Oberlin, Ohio, noteworthy for having been the first American institution of higher learning to regularly admit female and black students in addition to white males. The Oberlin Conservatory of Music, part of the college, is the oldest continuously operating conservatory in the country." Oberlin is noted for its political and social si...

  • Bayreuth Displaced Persons Camp

    The purpose of this project is to keep track of all of the displaced persons or Holocaust Survivors that were residents of the Bayreuth Displaced Persons Camp located in Bayreuth , Germany. Most of the residents were Ukrainian.

  • Bensheim Displaced Persons Camp

    The purpose of this project is to keep track of all of the profiles of displaced persons or Holocaust Survivors who were residents of Bensheim Displaced Persons Camp. This camp was located in Bensheim , Germany. It first housed Polish former forced labourers and later housed Jewish displaced persons.

  • Berlin-Düppel Displaced Persons Camp

    The purpose of this project is to keep track of all of displaced persons or Holocaust Survivors, who were residents of the Berlin-Düppel Displaced Persons Camp. This camp was located in the American sector of West Berlin. Today, Düppel is currently the site of a small lower security prison with about 170 inmates.

  • Berlin-Mariendorf Displaced Persons Camp

    The purpose of this project is to keep track of all of the displaced persons or Holocaust Survivors who were residents of the Berlin-Mariendorf Displaced Persons Camp.At the end of Second World War, Mariendorf became a part of the American zone of occupation. In 1946, Mariendorf's Eisenacher Straße was the site of a displaced persons´ camp which housed roughly 3,250 persons until ...

  • Cornberg Displaced Persons Camp

    The purpose of this project is to keep track of all of the displaced persons or Holocaust Survivors who were residents of the Cornberg Displaced Persons Camp. This camp was located in the entire community of Cornberg , Germany.From 1945 to 1949, the whole community of Cornberg and the monastery were a UNRRA displaced persons camp mainly for forced labourers from the Soviet Union and Poland. Man...

  • Deggendorf Displaced Persons Camp

    The purpose of this project is to keep track of all of the profiles of displaced persons or Holocaust Survivors who were residents of the Deggendorf Displaced Persons Camp. The camp was located in Deggendorf , Germany.Deggendorf was the site of a displaced persons camp for Jewish refugees after World War II. It housed approximately 2,000 refugees, who created a cultural center that included two...

  • Dinkelsbühl Displaced Persons Camp

    The purpose of this project is to keep track of all of the displaced persons or Holocaust Survivors who were residents of the Dinkelsbühl Displaced Persons Camp. This camp was located in Dinkelsbühl , Germany.

  • Eschwege Displaced Persons Camp

    The purpose of this project is to keep track of all of the displaced persons or Holocaust Survivors who were residents of the Eschwege Displaced Persons Camp. This camp was located in Eschwege , Germany.After 1945, a displaced persons camp to lodge Jewish death camp survivors was set up under the supervision of the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration and lasted a few years. ...

  • Hasenhecke Displaced Persons Camp

    Hasenhecke displaced persons camp or D.P. Camp Hasenhecke was located near the town of Kassel, Germany and today is a suburb of Kassel.This project has been created a way to remember all of the residents of this camp.

  • Ulm Displaced Persons Camp

    Website describing the Ulm DP Camp

  • 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...

  • Jewish Families from Lviv (Lemberg, Lvov), Ukraine

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Lemberg/Lviv now in the Ukraine, formerly Galicia. Lemberg Ghetto Lemberg on JewishGen Lemberg in Jewish Encyclopedia LEMBERG (Polish, Lwow): Table of Contents Karaites. Taxes and Business Restrictions. Protection of the Magistracy. Institutions. Capital of Galicia, Austria; 180 miles east of Cracow and 60...

  • Indian Wars

    Indian Wars is the name used in the United States to describe a series of conflicts between White settlers or the federal government and the native peoples of North America. (This is a Master Project. We need help with expanding and fleshing out this project!) The wars were the result of the arrival of European colonizers who continuously expanded their territory pushing the indigenous popula...

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  • Missionaries

    Feel free to request to collaborate and bring your family missionary profiles along. Profiles must be set to public. The word "mission" originates from 1598 when the Jesuits sent members abroad, derived from the Latin missionem (nom. missio), meaning "act of sending" or mittere, meaning "to send". The word was used in light of its biblical usage; In the Latin translation of the Bible, Christ ...

  • 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...

  • Laiuse mustlased

    Püsivalt ilmusid mustlased Eestisse 17. sajandil. Nad põhjustasid meile harjumatute elukommetega palju sekeldusi ja neid püüti korduvalt välja ajada kõigepealt linnadest, hiljem kogu maalt. See ei õnnestunud, mistõttu püüti mustlasi kinnistada teatud paikadesse, et nad elaksid koos talupoegadega ja oleksid nende valve all. 18...

  • American Ministers (post-Colonial)

    Minister (Christianity) In Christian churches, a minister is someone who is authorized by a church or religious organization to perform functions such as teaching of beliefs; leading services such as weddings, baptisms or funerals; or otherwise providing spiritual guidance to the community. The term is taken from Latin minister "servant, attendant", which itself was derived from minus "less...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Holocaust Survivors ניצולי השואה

    For us, forgetting was never an option. Remembering is a noble and necessary act. The call of memory, the call to memory, reaches us from the very dawn of history. No commandment figures so frequently, so insistently, in the Bible. It is incumbent upon us to remember the good we have received, and the evil we have suffered. Elie Wiesel ---------------...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Geni's Project Producers Plaza

    Welcome to Geni's Project Producers Plaza pick your table and read through this special menu full of Project Producers ingredients from all over the Big Geni World Tree Bon Apetit! For table reservations please contact the project manager (for Project makers ONLY!) : Dimitri Gazan For further details on how to participate in this Plaza, click this link: Welcome project producers!

  • Drancy Internment Camp

    The Drancy internment camp of Paris, France, was used to hold Jews who were later deported to the extermination camps. 65,000 Jews were deported from Drancy, of whom 63,000 were murdered[1] including 6,000 children. Only 2,000 remained alive when Allied forces liberated the camp on 17 August 1944. Drancy was under the control of the French police until 1943 when administration was taken over ...

  • 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...

  • 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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