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  • John Rice of Dedham Ancestry

    Background The English origins of immigrant John Rice, of Dedham, Massachusetts, have never been identified. Geni user Dale Rice has a family tradition that John Rice was a descendant of the Tudor dynasty. This project explores that tradition and attempts to identify sources that would prove the ancestry of John Rice. Biographical Summary The first confirmed record of John Rice was his 16...

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  • 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,...

  • Drunk History (Cast)

    Drunk History is an American television comedy series produced by Comedy Central, based on the Funny or Die web series created by Derek Waters and Jeremy Konner in 2007. In each episode, an inebriated narrator struggles to recount an event from American history, while actors enact the narrator's anecdote, lip syncing any dialog.=Links=* Wikipedia

  • 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�...

  • Prominent Figures

    A collection of the Celebrity or Famed people, "Good" or "Evil" on Geni. Scroll through the 800+ profiles of prominent figures with bio's attached on the right side of the page under "Profiles". ' News Media Anderson Cooper Ted Turner Cokie Roberts Christiane Amanpour Julian Assange Movie Industry Jack Warner

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  • Global Family Reunion

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

  • Zeevaarders in de familie

    Zeevaarders in de familie Source of sea battles through history: Christopher Lloyd 1975: Atlas of Maritime History. Publisher the Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd Londom, Ney York, Sydney Toronto ISBN 0 600 30225 3 Harbours in Europe • NL : ‧ Amsterdam ‧ Rotterdam ‧ Delfzijl DE : Bremen - etc. BE : Antwerpen ‧ Antwerpen FR : UK : ES : ...

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  • Genealogia Paulistana

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

  • South African Y-DNA - Male Progenitors

    Y-DNA and mtDNA - Males Y-chromosome DNA (Y-DNA) is passed from father to son along an all-male line (highlighted in blue in the illustration below). Mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) is passed from mother to child along an all-female line (See South African mtDNA Progenitors ). Males pass Y-DNA to their sons, but do not pass mtDNA to their children. Your Y-DNA-line is therefore your father's fathe...

  • 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 . Famous Daughters Susan B...

  • 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) ...

  • Collaboration Pool

    Join this project (select ACTIONS (top right) and click Join Project ) if you are or would like to become part of Collaboration Pool. If you join this project, you are indicating your willingness to accept all collaboration requests from anyone else who has joined this project. To remove yourself from Collaboration Pool simply leave this project (Actions > Leave Project ) and Unfollow . ...

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  • Cold Case Files

    A cold case is any criminal investigation by a law enforcement agency that has not been solved for (generally) at least one year and, as a result, has been closed from further regular investigations. A cold case may be closed for various reasons such as: previously available technology was not able to adequately analyze the evidence in order to form a conclusion; witnesses were hostile and unco...

  • 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...

  • 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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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Tallinna Siselinna kalmistu

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

  • 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...

  • AJ Jacobs reunion trees in progress

    Joan Cameron Joan Cameron sent: Joan Cameron Nee Foley. Me. 1944Winifred Foley. Nee Mc Nally. Mother. 1921Harold Foley. Father. 1916Eleanor Foley. Nee Richardson. Paternal Grandmother. 1885?John Foley. Paternal Grandfather. 1881Catherine McNally Nee Byrne? Maternal Grandmother. 1883James McNally. Maternal Grandfather. 1882William Byrne. Mat Gr grandfather. 1853Annie Byrne. Nee Dunne? Mat Gr gra...

  • BALASSAGYARMAT - Jewish presence.

    My distant cousin and friend DAVID DEUTSCH is working feverishly on completing the genealogical Jewish tree of Balassagyarmat, Hungary. Anyone who has or had relatives who lived, worked, married or died there should help by adding the profiles of such people to this 'BALASSAGYARMAT PROJECT'. It is not enough for David's wishes to just have a Balssagyarmat Jewish tree. He would want to add stori...

  • 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...

  • 18th Century British Politicians

    18th Century British Politicians Picture Right: Henry Drummond who in 1774 entered parliament, representing Wendover, Buckinghamshire. He was a supporter of Lord North, and in 1780, at North’s suggestion, he was elected an MP for Midhurst in Sussex. He held that seat until 1790. A William Gordon, 2nd Earl of Aberdeen B John Hamilton, 2nd Lord Belhaven and Stenton John Campbel...

  • Jewish Families from Prague

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

  • Connecting to the Big Tree

    Connecting to the Big Tree Last updated 20 June 2014 The goal of Geni is to create a single, accurate family tree that connects all members, with no duplicates. However, there are Geni users who are not aware that they are part of the Big tree - or not part of the Big Tree. Nor do they know " how to " connect to the "Big Tree.". Geni.com calls it the World Family Tree; see this page for W...

  • Genealogy Specialists on Geni

    Meet some eminent genealogists , prominent pedigree website creators and exceptional family tree Bloggers who are on Geni . Please feel free to contribute additional geni members who are genealogy specialists with websites, or blogs to this project. Your assistance with this project would be greatly appreciated. Thank you. Project Photo ------------------------------------- ...

  • International German Portal

    in progress, but not closed yet or ever... and bring your friendly -not-german speaking, but with origines in germany-europe with you. any invitation if serious is to be honoured here, so don't stay alone! BRUNNEN - not sorted yet, but it's a start ! ... FamilySeach'i German sources German archives

  • Presidentes de Chile (Presidents of Chile)

    El presidente de la República de Chile es el jefe de Estado y de Gobierno de Chile y su máxima autoridad política. Le corresponde, como mandato genérico, el gobierno y la administración del Estado.1 Si bien su papel y significación ha experimentado cambios a lo largo de la historia, al igual que su posición y relaciones con los demás actor...

  • Janet Ralston Hoyt

    Janet Ralston Hoyt (Chase) Birth: September 19, 1847 Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States Death: November 19, 1925 (78) Thomasville, Thomas, Georgia, United States Immediate Family: Daughter of Salmon P. Chase, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 6th Chief Justice of the United States and Sarah Bella Dunlop Chase Wife of William Sprague Hoyt Mother of Edwin Chase Hoyt and Franklin Chase Hoyt H...

  • Kate Chase

    Katherine Jane ("Kate") Chase Sprague (August 13, 1840 – July 31, 1899) was the daughter of Ohio politician Salmon P. Chase, Treasury Secretary during President Abraham Lincoln's first administration and later Chief Justice of the United States. She was a Washington society hostess during the American Civil War, a strong supporter of her widowed father's presidential ambitions that would...

  • Sarah Bella Dunlop Chase

    Sarah Bella Dunlop Chase (Ludlow) Birth: Death: January 13, 1852 Immediate Family: Wife of Salmon P. Chase, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 6th Chief Justice of the United States Mother of Janet Ralston Hoyt

  • YouTube personalities

    YouTube personalities are people or groups who are popular because of their videos on YouTube. Some YouTube personalities have corporate sponsors, who pay for product placement in their clips or production of online ads.

  • Eliza Ann Chase

    Wife of Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Salmon P. ChaseAbraham Lincoln's Treasury SecretarySalmon Portland Chase was born on January 13, 1808, in Cornish, New Hampshire. He was the ninth of eleven children born to Ithmar Chase and Janet Ralston Chase. His father died when Salmon was nine years old, leaving his widow a small amount of property and ten surviving children. Chase's education beg...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Janet Chase

    Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA on 1847 to Salmon Portland Chase and Sarah Bella Ludlow. Janet Ralston married William Sprague Hoyt and had 4 children. She passed away on 19 Nov 1925.

  • South Africa - Profile Guidelines

    Guidelines for Profile Management on the South African Tree The Guidelines outlined in this project, with the supporting documents and images, are currently in format (ver 3-2) . These have been endorsed by the curators working on the South African Tree (see below) and are in line with Coalition for the Standardization of Geni Naming Conventions They follow the method suggested by Geni head...

  • Ithamar Chase

    Note from the Chase Chronicles - April 1914 THE FATHER OF SALMON P. CHASE "At the recent Winter reunion of our Chase/Chace Family Association some discussion arose as to the name of the father of out distinguished kinsman, Honorable Salmon P. Chase. Thinking that some readers of the chronicles may be as uncertain upon this point as the members present at the reunion, we quote below from a biogr...

  • Jewish Communities of Slovakia

    This is an umbrella project for all of the Jewish communities of Slovakia. Alistál Banska Bystrica Bardejov Bratislava Dolni Kubin Dunajska Streda Galanta Giraltovce

  • Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) - POW ST HELENA

    The purpose of this project is to gather profiles of these men who are on Geni and to share interesting tales and anecdotes about individuals. Please collaborate... ST HELENA Approximately 5,866 POW were held in the following camps: Prisoner’s Weekly rations: 5 days a week 1 lb. fresh meat 2 days a weeks 1 lb. preserved meat Every day 1.25 lbs bread, vegetables, condiments, sug...

  • salmon p chase

    Son of Ithamar Chase and Janet Chase Husband of Katherine Jane Chase; Eliza Ann Chase and Sarah Bella Dunlop Chase Father of Kate Chase and Janet Ralston Hoyt

  • L'Académie française

    Institution officialisée par lettres patentes par Louis XIII, le 22 février 1635, l'Académie française a pour mission la défense de la langue française. Cette mission est accomplie, entre autres, par la définition des normes de la langue et par la rédaction et l'édition d'un dictionnaire. L'Académie décerne égal...

  • OVS- SA families

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

  • 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...

  • Turkish Jewish Genealogy Portal

    History of the Jews in Turkey Cities Istanbul Izmir Bursa Urfa And more Turkish Jewish Notables Can Bonomo Izel Rozental Shlomi Shabat Dario Moreno Üzeyir Garih Rabbi Moshe Ventura Léon Castro Elia Rafael Carmona Nessim Korkidi נסים קורקידי Menahem Bey Hodara Yose...

  • 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, vardithe prime minister, the speaker of the Knesset (Israel's legislature...

  • Lost Along the Way: Mormon Pioneers on the Westward Journey

    This is a Master Project designed to honor Mormon Pioneers who died along the trail; there is a sub project specifically for the tragedy of the Martin/Willey Handcart Company - Hunt and Hodgett Wagon Company of 1856 . "That the struggles, the sacrifices, and the sufferings of the faithful pioneers and the cause they represented shall never be forgotten." - Winter Quarters Monument The Mormo...

  • 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...

  • Japanese prisoners from Wake Island, Guam and Cavitie

    Still a Work In Progress I am adding names as I find them and if there is no profile for him on Geni, I am starting one If you have any information about anyone listed here, please add it to his profile Join this project (Actions > Join Project) if you would like to become part of it Wake Island is sometimes called the Alamo of the Pacific. It was attacked at the same time as Pearl Harb...

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  • Jewish Families of Kozienice, Poland

    This project is dedicated to commemorating the once vibrant and influential Jewish community of Kozienice "Koznitz" in Poland. The goal of this project is to identify and catalogue all of the Jewish families that lived in Kozienice prior to the destruction of the Jewish community during World War II. From Wikipedia: Kozienice [kɔʑɛˈɲit͡sɛ] (Y...

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  • Plantagenets

    The goal of this project is to clean up the Plantagenet tree and add information to the profiles.

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  • Edelstein

    The goal of the project - to clarify who among Edelstein are relatives, and who are namesakes. Surname Edelstein ( Эдельштейн , עדעלסטעין ) has a double root and translated from German (or consonant with the Yiddish language) as a noble or precious (edel) stone ...

  • The Commonwealth Of Virginia, USA

    The Commonwealth of Virginia was initially composed of only four shires. Each shire, and later each county was composed of one or more parishes because the Commonwealth was originally officially Anglican and tithes were collected via the central church of the parish. The original shires of the Commonwealth covered vast areas. Indeed, for a brief period of time Governor Spotswood's grant from Ki...

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  • Karksi-Nuia Rahumäe kalmistu

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

  • House of Lancaster

    Scope of Project This project identifies individuals belonging to the royal House of Lancaster. Overview The House of Lancaster was a branch of the royal House of Plantagenet. It was one of the opposing factions involved in the Wars of the Roses, an intermittent civil war which affected England and Wales during the 15th century. The family provided England with three kings: Henry IV of En...

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  • 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...

  • Czech (Bohemian) American Jews

    Bohemian and Czech Jews in American History Miloslav Rechcígl, Jr. Jews have lived on the territory of the historic Czech Lands for some 1,000 years. They have played an important role in the social, economic and cultural development of the country since the times of the Duchy and the subsequent Kingdom of Bohemia, through the establishment of independent Czechoslovakia, and the Succ...

  • Bothas who are DNA descendants of Ferdinandus Appel

    Theunis Botha , b bef 15 April 1686. Called Botha after his mother, Maria Kickers ' , 1700 divorce from Jan Cornelisz (who is shown as his father on the birth certificate). At which time she said her 7 children were Frederich Botha 's. However, a recent DNA study by the University of Pretoria reveals him to have been the biological son of Ferdinandus Appel .

  • Svenska präster genom tiderna

    Uppdateringar Svenska präster genom tiderna Nytt projekt med tanken att samla alla kyrkans män (biskopar, kyrkoherdar, komministrar, kompastorer, teologer, teologiestuderande etc.) i Sverige och alla landskap som tillhört Sverige (exempelvis de i Finland och Baltikum) från reformationen och framåt. En avskrift av personens biografi från herdaminnen ...

  • Rhodesia's Pioneer Women 1859 - 1896

    Rhodesia's Pioneer Women 1859 - 1896 Rhodesia's Pioneer Women were faced with hardships and conditions we today can only imagine. They were courageous women whose lives must have been very difficult - many died in childbirth; others were killed by natives. They lost children and husbands and lived in conditions where malaria and dysentery caused many deaths. Reading through the Zimbabwe Death...

  • Elizabeth of York family

    The purpose of this merge project is to ensure Elizabeth of York's Geni relationships are correct and correctly documented.

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  • 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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  • Introduksjon til Geni.com - norsk

    I Norway For English speaking users with Norwegian relatives, see Norwegian Ancestry - information Dette prosjektet tar sikte på å forklare hvordan Geni fungerer, og være en veiledning til hvor man kan få hjelp. Om du nettopp er blitt lagt til i prosjektet av en Kurator, er dette for å gjøre deg oppmerksom på denne informasjonen. Legg gjerne ...

  • 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 fa...

  • Early Settlers of Enkeldoorn - D

    Early Settlers of Enkeldoorn - D 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 -...

  • Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer war (1899-1902) Killed in action

    Anglo Boere Ooorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) Killed in Action in South Africa Aim of this Project is to link as many profiles on Geni as well as add those not on Geni and try and build them into our world tree In the last few years of the 19th Century, British Imperialism and Afrikaner Nationalism came into conflict with each other. This resulted in the Anglo Boer War of 1899-1902. The ...

  • Kommunismi mustad kuriteod (Eestis)

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

  • Unconnected Trees

    The aim of this project is to focus on getting the various trees connected into the big tree. Key Profiles Two separate lists - please add each profile to both - the 1st in alphabetical order by SURNAME, and 2nd in alphabetical order by COUNTRYof BIRTH. (This may be harder to establish and may have to go under more than one country in some cases). Please use the format used below. The num...

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  • South African Slave Owners

    South African Slave Owners In South Africa under Dutch settlement, there was a shortage of labour, especially on the wheat and wine farms. The Dutch, who were already involved in the Atlantic slave trade, imported slaves as the cheapest labour option. Slaves were imported from a variety of places, including the east coast of Africa (Mozambique and Madagascar), but the majority came from Eas...

  • Subjects of Vanity Fair caricatures

    Scope of the Project This project is to identify profiles who were subjects of Vanity Fair caricatures and attach an image of the caricature to the relevant profiles. The profiles themselves will not be attached to the project, just the image of the caricature. Each subject of a caricature listed below is attributed as follows: Date of Publication Name of Subject Caricature caption ...

  • Tweede Kamer der Staten-Generaal

    -under construction-namenlijst nog niet geheel compleet- 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 Matthe&#...

  • British Peers and Baronets

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

  • South African Progenitors - Stamvaders

    This is the 'umbrella' Progenitor Project that every South African male Progenitors (Stamvaders) should be added to first. See list of countries in alphabetical order below for projects for particular countries or people! See South African Progenitors - Matriarchs/Stammoeders for definitions of Stam Moeders/Progenitors/Matriarchs South African Progenitors The intention of this project...

  • 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 -...

  • South African Progenitors - Jones

    The following is a list of Jones SV/PROGs in South Africa - the object being to establish date of arrival and therefore SV number. Profiles on GENI Albert Henry Jones SV/PROG b. 1880 m. Zoe Earle Rubidge SM Alfred William Jones SV/PROG arrived 2 April 1871 and 1 Dec 1879. m. Salomina Cornelia Knoesen , d5 SM Cecil Jones (Private Profile) m. Yvonne June Murr...

  • Early Settlers of Enkeldoorn - F

    Early Settlers of Enkeldoorn - F 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 -...

  • Victoria Cross holders

    The Victoria Cross (VC) is the highest military decoration awarded for valour "in the face of the enemy" to members of the armed forces of various Commonwealth countries, and previous British Empire territories. Victoria Cross List of Victoria Cross recipients by nationality List of Victoria Cross recipients of uncertain nationality British West Indies recipients of the Victoria Cross

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  • Slag om de GREBBEBERG ‧ mei 1940

    Slag om de Grebbeberg ‧ mei 1940 〓 Volgend jaar mei 2015 is het 75 jaar geleden dat dit gevecht plaatsvond. Wie helpt mee voor die datum onderstaande profielen allemaal in de geni-wereld-stamboom te krijgen? Een mooi monument voor onze nationale oorlogsslachtoffers van die dagen. 〓 Interessante documentatie over alle gevechtshandelingen vindt u v...

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  • South African Stamvaders/Progenitors - establishing the "B" generation

    Establishing the "B" generation South African Stamvaders/Progenitors (SV/PROGs) Note - the image right is the project image and is not intended to be used as a "marker" on a profile. There is one that can be used - see photo-gallery. The purpose of this project ... ...is to work through the South African SV/PROGs to establish that the "b" generation de Villiers numbers (DVNs) are correc...

  • Papiermakers in de familie

    Papiermakers in de familie PAPIER-MOLENS op de Veluwe In en rond Apeldoorn ‧ 58 molens ‧ NOORD-Veluwe ten noorden van Apeldoorn ‧ 48 molens ‧ ZUID-Veluwe ten zuiden van Apeldoorn ‧ 53 molens ‧ WEST-Veluwe ten westen van Apeldoorn ‧ 17 molens ‧ papier-makers-families PANNEKOEK - SCHUT - etc. Meer info R. HARD...

  • Nederlands-Indische relaties

    Voorwoord, toelichting & inleiding NL: Er bestaan veel relaties tussen personen van Nederlandse en Indonesische afkomst. Deze projectpagina gaat deel uitmaken van een aantal die betrekking hebben op de Nederlands-Indische relaties in de loop der eeuwen. Zie daarvoor ook gerelateerde pagina's, die al zijn gestart. Bedoeling is dat men hier profielen kan plaatsen en vinden van personen die met ...

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  • Erelijst van Gevallenen ‧ 1940-1945

    Erelijst van Gevallenen ‧ 1940-1945 NL : Voor informatie geven wij U het advies de oorspronkelijke site te raadplegen. Wanneer in uw eigen geni-familie-stamboom mensen zijn opgenomen die in dit grote GEDENK-BOEK zijn genoemd, nodigen wij U van harte uit hen hier ook te linken om ook hun nagedachtenis en bijdrage aan onze vrede te eren in Geni. Maar wanneer u -om welke reden ook- er d...

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  • 20th Century British Politicians

    20th Century British Politicians This is a huge project as this list only represents MPs elected in 1945. There will of course be overlap over the years but still a massive undertaking. We welcome anyone who wishes to take part. Picture right: Tony Benn Constituency MP Party A Aberavon William Cove Labour Aberdare George Hall Labour Aberdeen North Hector Hughes Labour Aberdeen S...

  • 19th Century British Politicians

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

  • Comedians

    Comedians (sometimes comediennes ) or comics are people who seeks to entertain an audience, primarily by making them laugh. This might be through jokes or amusing situations, or acting a fool, as in slapstick, or employing prop comedy. Comedians who address an audience directly are called a stand-up comics. List of notable comedians Woody Allen , American screenwriter, director, actor, co...

  • Jewish Communities of Hessen, Germany

    Regional Background The earliest Jewish settlement in upper Hessen goes back to the twelfth century with the oldest communities to be found in the Wetterau region. In the Vogelsberg area (which includes Hilda Stern's birth place of Nieder-Ohmen) references to Jewish settlements can be found as early as the fourteenth century. These large numbers of Jewish settlements in certain areas -- amo...

  • Tallinna Rahumäe kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Tallinna Rahumäe kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Asukoht kaardil: Rahumäe kalmistu , Rahumäe, Nõmme, Tallinn, Eesti Rahumäe kalmistu kontaktandmed Maetu otsing Haudi a...

  • Eesti teadlased

    Siia projekti soovime Genist kokku koguda tuntumaid teadlasi, akadeemikuid ja teadustööde ning avastustega seotud Eestimaa isikuid läbi kõigi ajajärkude.

  • Río de la Plata: Su Gente y Cultura

    An umbrella project for the projects about music, political leaders, artists and other significant contributors to the culture, history, and landscape of the Río de la Plata. Geografía Historia Proyecto sobre Gobernación del Río de la Plata Proyecto sobre el Virreinato del Río de la Plata Cultura Actores y actrices Rioplatenses Argentina ...

  • Eesti metsavennad

    Metsavennad olid mehed ja naised, kes aastatel 1940-1941 ja alates 1944. aasta septembrist, mil Eesti oli okupeeritud nõukogude võimu poolt, sõdisid relvastatult okupatsioonivõimu vastu. Metsavendade võitluse eesmärk oli kaitsta oma perekondi ja iseennast võõrvõimu vägivalla vastu. Nad lootsid taastada Eesti iseseisvuse. Me...

  • Unconnected Trees - The Netherlands

    Unconnected Trees - The Netherlands Link hier de profielen met stamboompjes die -nog- niet zijn verbonden aan de Big Tree, zodat anderen eventueel verder kunnen zoeken naar de ontbrekende schakels.

  • Eesti professorid

    Kasulikku teavet: 1. Fotol on Agronoomia emeriitprofessor Paul Kuldkepp

  • Early Families of Roxbury, Massachusetts

    This will be an umbrella project to pinpoint the families who were early settlers of Roxbury, Massachusetts. Some of these already have their own projects, e.g., Captain John Johnson and Edward Riggs. It was said that the best people settled in Roxbury. They were people of substance, many of them farmers, none being 'of the poorer sort.' They struck root in the soil immediately ...

  • Eesti koolid ja nende direktorid

    Koolijuhtide ja direktorite projekt

  • "Eesti Üliõpilasselts"

    EESTI ÜLIÕPILASTE SELTS Eesti Üliõpilaste Seltsi nimetus inglise keeles on Estonian Students' Society , saksa keeles Verein Studierender Esten ja ladina keeles Societas Studiosorum Estonorum. Eesti üliõpilasorganisatsioonide loend Eesti Üliõpilasselts koduleht Eesti Üliõpilasselts liikmeskond

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  • Salem County New Jersey Families

    Salem County, New Jersey is an area rich in history, yet nearly unknown to most people in the country. Many early American immigrants made Salem County their home before venturing off to other parts of the country. This project was established to help create a pool of collaborators with expertise and interest in Salem County's genealogical history. The goal is to form a unified family tree on...

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  • Artists (Painters)

    This project is designed to capture artists (painters) other than Contemporary Artists, New and Modern Masters, and Old Masters that are included in other geni.com projects: Contemporary Artists New and Modern Masters Old Masters Painting is the practice of applying paint, pigment, color or other medium to a surface (support base). The medium is commonly applied to the base with a bru...

  • Freemasons

    This is the master project for Freemasons on Geni. Freemasons, or simply "Masons," have been an important part of Western culture for centuries and have immeasurably shaped the world through their leadership, altruism, public service, and character. Although the most famous Freemasons have been presidents, CEOs, and other public figures, the vast majority of Freemasons were and are small-town...

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