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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,...

  • Oxford University

    University of Oxford The University of Oxford (informally referred to as Oxford University or simply Oxford) is a collegiate research university located in Oxford, England, United Kingdom. Although its exact date of foundation is unclear, there is evidence of teaching as far back as 1096, making it the oldest university in the English-speaking world, and the second-oldest surviving univer...

  • Clergy in our family

    Clergy in our family Tracing the faith and religious convictions of your family This project will work in conjunction with the "History Project" to give you a report of how many Clergy(equivalent in any Religion or Faith) were in your family. Please add ANY profiles of ANY Clergy or equivalent in any Religion or Faith to this project, to take advantage of the "History Project App" . O...

  • Jewish Families of Warsaw

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

  • Christ's College, Cambridge

    [ ] Christ's College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge, officially comprising the Master and Fellows of the College as well as about 600 students.[1] The college was founded by Lady Margaret Beaufort in 1505, its royal charter granted on May 1 of that year, and was the twelfth of the Cambridge colleges to be founded in its current form. It was originally established as G...

  • 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...

  • United Empire Loyalists

    "The name United Empire Loyalists is an honorific given after the fact to those American Loyalists who resettled in British North America and other British Colonies as an act of fealty to King George III after the British defeat in the American Revolutionary War and prior to the Treaty of Paris." (Wikipedia) United Empire Loyalists May we always remember that these brave men and women, were...

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  • United States Army

    [ ] The United States Army (USA) is the largest branch of the United States Armed Forces that performs land-based military operations. It is also the largest overall and oldest established branch of the U.S. military, and is one of seven U.S. uniformed services. The modern army has its roots in the Continental Army which was formed on 14 June 1775,[5] to meet the demands of the American Revol...

  • Purple Heart

    Purple Heart is a United States military decoration awarded in the name of the President to those wounded or killed, while serving, on or after April 5, 1917, with the U.S. military. With its forerunner, the Badge of Military Merit, which took the form of a heart made of purple cloth, the Purple Heart is the oldest military award still given to U.S. military members; the only earlier award bein...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Groton Avery Clan

    Background In 1912 Elroy McKendree Avery and Catherine Hitchcock (Tilden) Avery published the seminal 2 volume edition THE GROTON AVERY CLAN. To this day it stands as the most complete and well researched genealogical reference of the Groton, Connecticut Avery line descended from Christopher Avery and Margery Stephens of England. This project is a compilation of Geni Profiles that are cited...

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  • American Civil War

    The American Civil War (1861–1865), also referred to as the War Between the States or simply the Civil War, was a civil war fought in the United States of America. In response to the election of Abraham Lincoln as President of the United States, 11 southern slave states declared their secession from the United States and formed the Confederate States of America ("the Confederacy"); the o...

  • 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...

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

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

  • Daughters of the American Revolution - Patriots

    A project for DAR members to meet each other, and for non-members to find ancestors that enable them to join. Use the related projects below to help focus your DAR research goals. Geni Project - DAR Patriots Geni Project - DAR Descendants Geni Project - DAR Daughters "The Daughters of the American Revolution is a charitable organization that requires members be women over 18 able to...

  • 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...

  • Continental Navy 1775 - 1785

    This project is intended for all of those that served in the United States Continental Navy. The Continental Navy was the navy of the United States during the American Revolutionary War, and was formed in 1775. Through the efforts of the Continental Navy's patron, John Adams, and vigorous Congressional support in the face of stiff opposition, the fleet cumulatively became relatively substanti...

  • Reich Refugees during Holocaust 1933-1945

    The idea of this project is to include "all" refugees from the Holocaust who managed to emigrate from Europe to safe countries, and to connect these immigrants to their families in Europe. Holocaust & Reich Refugees & Emigrés 1933-1945 List of Project Profiles Nazi Regime GenocideTimeline , Interactive Timeline The German Nazi persecution started with the Nazi boycott of Jewi...

  • 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, knightho...

  • British Politicians

    Umbrella Project for the Politicians of Great Britain. Pictured right: Benjamin Disraeli Projects under this umbrella: 16th Century Members of Parliament 17th Century Members of Parliament 18th Century Members of Parliament 19th Century Members of Parliament 20th Century Members of Parliament 21st Century Members of Parliament Whig party members Labour party members Conser...

  • Jewish Families of Kraków (Poland) משפחות היהודים מקראקוב שבפולין

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

  • Founders of Norwich CT

    Norwich, Connecticut was founded in 1659 by settlers from Old Saybrook led by Major John Mason and Reverend James Fitch. They purchased the land that would become Norwich from the local Native American Mohegan Tribe. note: To become a Member by Descent it is necessary to provide documentation that proves your ancestry to one of the original proprietors. To apply, you will need an Applicatio...

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  • Authors

    [ ] An author is broadly defined as "the person who originated or gave existence to anything" and whose authorship determines responsibility for what was created. Narrowly defined, an author is the originator of any written work and can also be described as a writer.

  • South Carolina in the US Civil War (CSA) 1861-1865

    This project is used to relate all units from South Carolina who served in the Confederate Army.

  • Confederate States Army

    The Confederate States Army was the army of the Confederate States of America (or "Confederacy") while the Confederacy existed during the American Civil War. On February 8, 1861, delegates from the seven Deep South states which had already declared their secession from the United States of America adopted the Provisional Constitution of the Confederate States of America. On February 28, 1861, t...

  • Confederate States of America

    The Confederate States of America ( CSA or C.S.A. ), commonly referred to as the Confederacy , was an unrecognized secessionist state existing from 1861–65. It was originally formed by seven slave states in the Lower South region of the United States whose regional economy was mostly dependent upon agriculture, particularly cotton, and a plantation system of production which in turn larg...

  • 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...

  • Battles in 1861 - US Civil War

    This project is used to relate all battles of the Civil War that were fought in 1861. Missouri The Battle of Wilson's Creek "The Bull Run of the west"

  • 1861 in the US Civil War

    This project is a holding place for the various projects created involving 1861 and the US Civil War.

  • Farmer or Growers

    farmer (also called an agriculturer) is a person engaged in agriculture, raising living organisms for food or raw materials. The term usually applies to people who do some combination of raising field crops, orchards, vineyards, poultry, or other livestock. A farmer might own the farmed land or might work as a labourer on land owned by others, but in advanced economies, a farmer is usually a fa...

  • Gårdshistorikk: Berg, Vestvågøy, Nordland, Norge

    Kilde Kilde Buksnes Bygdebok av Ola Berg , Bind II, 2. Opplag ( ) _____________________________________________________ Buksnes GÅRDSNR. 9 Ballstad og GÅRDSNR.10 Ballstadøy GÅRDSNR. 20 Bolle GÅRDSNR. 16 Buksnes GÅRDSNR. 31 Bø GÅRDSNR. 37 Farstad GÅRDSNR. 23 Flæsa GÅRDSNR. 15 Gjerstad GÅRDSN...

  • The Battle of Antietam, MD September 17, 1862 US Civil War

    The Battle of Antietam /ænˈtiːtəm/ also known as the Battle of Sharpsburg, particularly in the South, fought on September 17, 1862, near Sharpsburg, Maryland, and Antietam Creek as part of the Maryland Campaign, was the first major battle in the American Civil War to take place on Union soil. It is the bloodiest single-day battle in American history, with a combined ...

  • Global Family Reunion

    Join Geni at the Global Family Reunion on June 6 in New York. Click here to get 25% off Global Family Reunion tickets! Best selling author A.J. Jacobs (“AJ”) hopes that you can connect with him, now, in the Geni World Family Tree, and invites you to attend the Global Family Reunion in 2015 where you can jointly break the Guinness world record for the world’s largest famil...

  • R-M167/SRY2627 (Y-DNA)

    The purpose of this project is to document the paternal lineage of all peoples positive for the genetic marker M167/SRY2627. This marker defines the y-DNA haplogroup currently labeled R1b1a2a1a1b5a. Subclades R - R-M207/UTY2 * R1b1a2 - R-M269 * R1b1a2a1a1 - L11/S127 * R1b1a2a1a1a3, 439=null - R-L1, 439=null R1b1aa1a1a4 - R-L48/S162 R1b1a2a1a1b - R-P312 R1b1a2a1a1b3c - ...

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

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

  • Union Army - US Civil War

    Feel free to add your Ancestors to this project if they fought for the Union side during the American Civil War (1861 - 1865). Add no inflammatory comments, be respectful. These are the Men, Fighting for a cause they believed in, that spilled their Blood, to help shape America Divided, into the United States of America. Main objectives for this War President of the Northern Union States...

  • Eesti õpetajad

    Siia projekti võiksid kuuluda läbi aegade õpetajaametit pidanud inimesed. Eduard Marjak: Aleksander Aruoja-(Arbeiter): Samuel Keerberg: Rein Aedma: Johannes Seyboth; Karl Kirri. Erastvere Koolmeister:1829-1841a. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Julie Arrosson(Mägi):

  • First Battle of Bull Run

    First Battle of Bull Run=First Battle of Bull Run, also known as First Manassas (the name used by Confederate forces), was fought on July 21, 1861, in Prince William County, Virginia, near the city of Manassas. It was the first major land battle of the American Civil War. Just months after the start of the war at Fort Sumter, the Northern public clamored for a march against the Confederate capi...

  • The History of the Flagg Family of America

    1) Flagg family genealogist 2) the Baronetage of England

  • Other People in the American Civil War

    A project for the lesser figures in the American Civil War. Related Geni Projects For notable family members: "US Civil War Notables" For Battles and Units: The Civil War 1861-1865 Illinois Adjutant General's Report, Regimental and Unit Histories 1861– 1866 "Croatian Soldiers in American-Civil War, 1861-1865" "United States Colored Troops" "Civil War Image Galle...

  • Reis de Portugal

    Para convenções de nomenclatura, consulte Reinos medievais da Europa Ocidental . Os Reis de Portugal governaram desde o estabelecimento do Reino de Portugal, em 1128, até à deposição da monarquia portuguesa e da criação da República Portuguesa, através a Implantação da República Portuguesa, em 5 de outu...

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  • Lyricists

    Lyricists>===... embracing Librettists, Songwriters and Singer SongwritersLyricists and songwriters write the words to an original piece of music and collaborate with composers and music artists to produce the final songs.A lyricist is a musician who specialises in writing lyrics. A lyricist who also composes the music for the songs he writes is called a songwriter .A singer who writes the lyri...

  • Freemasons in America

    Freemasons, or simply "Masons," have been an integral part of American culture since the Colonial period and have immeasurably shaped the Republic 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 members working in their own communit...

  • Writers and Novelists

    Writers and Novelists Celebrated and influential writers from around the world. List of Novelists from England 20 of America’s iconic writers French writers German writers

  • 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 ...

  • Watlington Manor, Oxfordshire, England

    Watlington Manor, Oxfordshire, England=In 1068 the estate, later known as WATLINGTON manor , was held for 8 hides by Robert d'Oilly, Constable of Oxford castle. He died without male heirs and most of his land went to his brother Nigel d'Oilly, but Watlington may have been granted earlier to his daughter Maud, who married firstly Miles Crispin, custodian of Walling ford castle, and secondly Bria...

  • Wallingford Castle, Berkshire (now in Oxfordshire), England

    Wallingford Castle, Berkshire(now in Oxfordshire), England Robert D'Oyley of Liseux built Wallingford Castle, a motte and bailey affair, between 1067 & 1071. He spent much of his time acquiring land, mostly at the expense of the church. The monks of Abingdon were eventually forced to conspire against him and pray for his repentance. He fell ill and was warned in a dream to mend his ways. Afte...

  • The Dutch Wood for the Trees project

    This projects has the aim to explain the way about, how to browse through film roles with ‘original Dutch records’ by using the Mormon database at Familysearch.org

  • World War II - Pearl Harbor - USS Oklahoma

    USS Oklahoma (BB-37), the only ship of the United States Navy to ever be named for the 46th state, was a World War I-era battleship and the second of two ships in her class; her sister ship was Nevada. She, along with her sister, were the first two U.S. warships to use oil fuel instead of coal. The Oklahoma which was commissioned in 1916, served in World War I as a member of BatDiv 6, protect...

  • Battle of Pearl Harbor

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

  • Quaker Women

    This Project is to study and document Quaker women. Feel free to join, add to the list (below) - and bring your ancestresses profiles with you. Quaker Views on Women For many outside observers during the first hundred years of Quakerism, the most surprising aspect of Quakerism was the fact that "ministry" – the prerogative to speak during a Quaker meeting – was open to women f...

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  • Quaker Ancestor Roster

    Join this Project and bring your ancestor's profile! The more the merrier. Feel free to break out into "associated projects" as well. The Religious Society of Friends The Quakers, or Friends , were formed in the mid-17th Century by an English shoemaker, George Fox (1624-1691). His core belief was that man did not need an intermediary to establish a relationship with God — no trained ...

  • Cherokee History

    The goal of this project is to develop genealogical and historical knowledge of the Cherokee, indigenous peoples of North America. Who are the Cherokee (ᏣᎳᎩ)? (from ) The Cherokee (ᏣᎳᎩ) are a Native American people historically settled in the Southeastern United States (principally Georgia, the Carolinas and Eastern Tennessee). Linguistically, the...

  • 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&#...

  • Jewish Families of Częstochowa

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

  • Jewish families from Teplice (Teplitz), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Teplice (Teplitz) in Bohemia, Czech Republic. See for a history of the ill-fated "New Synagogue." See for the renewal of the Jewish Community of Teplice. See See See - Official website for the Jewish Community of Teplice

  • Radio Script Writers

    Radio Script WritersWriters of radio shows, documentaries, radio plays etc. > Please add any Radio Script Writers that you know of to the alphabetical list below and/or link GENi profiles to the project.See also - Screenwriters - writers of scripts for film and television drama/film- Playwrights writers of dramatic literature or drama specifically to be performed by actors on stage.=A* Robert H...

  • Before the Revolution: Pine Tree Riot (1772)

    It happened at dawn, April 14, 1772 in Weare, New Hampshire. Twenty-forty men, faces blackened with soot, entered the room of sheriff Benjamin Whiting at the Pine Tree Inn and assaulted him and his deputy, John Quigly, with switches cut from trees. Their horses had their ears cut off, their tails and manes shaved. Whiting and Quigly were forced to ride out of town through a gauntlet of jeering ...

  • Jewish Families of Frankfurt am Main, Germany

    This project concerns the 625 Jewish families identified in Alexander Dietz 's Stammbuch der Frankfurter Juden (1907). Many gravestones from the Frankfurt Jewish cemeteries are available online at Steinheim Institut . Some trees can be found at Jewish Families of Frankfurt am Main . Also available online is Ele Toldot (These are the Generations) , a collection of transcriptions of genealogica...

  • Jewish families from Terešov (Tereschau), Bohemia, Czech Republic

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

  • Jewish Communities in Bohemia and Moravia, Czech Republic

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

  • The Hollywood Walk of Fame

    The entertainment industry has provided the world with film, television and music for decades. In 1958, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce began honoring those individuals who have made significant contribution to the media with stars on Hollywood Blvd. at Highland Avenue. Since then, over two thousand stars have been placed on the Walk of Fame recognizing individuals, both living and deceased, ...

  • Shawnee History

    The goal of this project is to develop genealogical and historical knowledge of the Shawnee, indigenous peoples of North America. Who are the Shawnee? (from ) Shawnee comes from the Algonquin word "shawun," meaning "southerner." Shawnee usually call themselves the Shawano or Shawanoe or Shawanese. They are an Algonquian-speaking people native to North America. Historically they inhabited ...

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Notable American Jews

    American Jews , also known as Jewish Americans , are American citizens of the Jewish faith or Jewish ethnicity. The Jewish community in the United States is composed predominantly of Ashkenazi Jews who emigrated from Central and Eastern Europe, and their U.S.-born descendants. A minority from all Jewish ethnic divisions are also represented, including Sephardi Jews, Mizrahi Jews, and a number o...

  • American Revolution: Battle of Guilford Courthouse (1781)

    "I never saw such fighting since God made me. The Americans fought like demons" -Lt. General Charles, Earl Cornwallis The largest, most hotly-contested battle of the Revolutionary War's Southern Campaign was fought at the small North Carolina backcountry hamlet of Guilford Courthouse. The battle proved to be the highwater mark of British military operations in the Revolutionar...

  • Imigrantes ao Brasil (Immigrants to Brazil)

    Inúmeros fluxos de imigração ao Brasil ocorreram desde a chegada dos portugueses em 1500. Muitas árvores genealógicas brasileiras são interrompidas no antepassado imigrante. Este projeto tenta facilitar a identificação deles, de forma a estreitar a possibilidade de contato com as árvores de outros países. Também s&...

  • 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...

  • Dutch Diaspora from Zeeland : Zierikzee

    Dutch Diaspora from Zeeland : Zierikzee

  • Eesti poliitikud

    Siia kuuluvad kõik eestlastest või/ ja Eestis tegutsenud tuntud poliitikud nii parlamentaarsel kui omavalitsuslikul tasemel Estonian politicians

  • Tallinna Hiiu - Rahu kalmistu

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

  • 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. ...

  • 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...

  • Harvard University

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

  • Eesti vabadusvõitlejad

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

  • 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 Maaimasõjas Ohvitseride andmekogu Eesti Vabariigi kaadriohvitseride saatus 1938-1996. Vello Salo (Okupatsioonide Repressiivpoliitika Uurimise ...

  • Eesti Vabadussõda

    Enamusest eesti peredest osales keegi Eesti Vabadussõjas (28.11.1918 -02.02.1920). Paljud neist langesid lahingutes või surid haigustesse. Kokku oli neid 3588 inimest, seal hulgas 233 ohvitseri. Koondame siia projekti oma sugulased ja hõimlased, kes andsid oma elu vabaduse eest. Paneme kirja ka selle, mida me neist teame. Sama märksõna "EESTI VABADUSSÕ...

  • Eesti Vabadusristi kavalerid

    Vabadusrist (algne ametlik nimetus Vabaduse Rist; lühend VR) on Eesti Vabariigi autasu, mis asutati Ajutise Valitsuse otsusega Eesti Vabariigi väljakuulutamise aastapäeval 24. veebruaril 1919 iseseisvuse ja vabaduse võitluse teenuste autasuks. Vabadusristil on kolm liiki: sõjateenete eest (I liik) isikliku vapruse eest (II liik) tsiviilteenete eest (III liik)....

  • 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. ...

  • Eesti Kaitseliit

    EESTI KAITSELIIT Kaitseliiduga seonduv: 1. Johannes Brükker Päidla kaitseväe kompanii pealik. Vahetas 1936a oma nime ja edaspidi kandis nime Juhan Härma. Otepää Teataja (1932-1944) nr.10 | 20. märts 1936 | lk 3 2. Mihkel Tamm sünd 1871a: Pühajärvel Tegutses Otepääl kaitseliidus ja tuletõrjes. Ab...

  • Het Nederlands Verzet 1940-1945 - Dutch Resistance 1940-1945

    Het Nederlands Verzet 1940-1945 Het Nederlands verzet in de Tweede Wereldoorlog is de verzamelnaam voor alle personen en groepen die tijdens de Tweede Wereldoorlog weerstand boden aan de Duitse bezetting van Nederland (1940-1945) en de Japanse bezetting van Nederlands-Indië (1942-1945). Het verzet kenmerkte zich in vergelijking met andere bezette landen door relatief weinig gewapend en...

  • 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

  • Eesti politsei

    Mida ja kui palju me teame Eestis tegutsenud politseinikest, nende väljaõppest, haritusest, põhiväärtustest, perekondlikest suhetest, ühendustest, tööst ja vastutusest Eesti Vabariigi päevail 1920- 1939. aastani ja alates 1991-sest aastast tänapäevani. Kajastamist võiksid leida legendid, lood ja kõik see,...

  • Canadian Indigenous Peoples Portal

    First Nations Inuit Métis Links Naming Conventions Working Notes for ref only Some Canadian Tribes Includes the Following Indian Tribes Algonkin Arapaho Assiniboin Atsina Bellabella Bellacoola Beothuk Family Chilliwack Chippewa Cowichan Cree Crow Dakota Etchaottine Etchareottine Etheneldeli Haida Hidatsa Huron Iroquois Kawchodinne Kitksan Kutchin Kutenai Kwakiutl Lill...

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  • Hudsons Bay Company

    The Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) (French: Compagnie de la Baie d'Hudson ), commonly referred to as "The Bay" ( "La Baie " in French) is the oldest commercial corporation in North America (in continuous operation for over 340 years) and one of the oldest in the world. A fur trading business for much of its existence, today Hudson's Bay Company owns and operates retail stores throughout Canada and ...

  • Kahnawake, Québec, Canada

    Aperçu Overview Kahnawake sur la ( carte map ) Toponymie Toponymy « Kentake » : signifie 'à la prairie' en iroquois. En mohawk, le nom pris les formes respectives : « Kahnawake » : signifie 'au rapide'; 1676 « Kahnawakon » : signifie 'dans le rapide'; 1690 « Kanatakwenke » : signifie 'd'où on est parti...

  • Ontario, Canada

    This project is for people associated with the province of Ontario, Canada . If you have a brickwall in your research on a profile that is associated with Ontario , please start a discussion on it. Sources available for researching Ontario people: The following sources are not intended to be an all-inclusive list, but a starting point for research. Civil Registration of births, marriage...

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  • Pioneers of Canada

    Pioneers of Canada This project will act as an umbrella project for all province's pioneers. The Settlement of Canada: An Overview By Ève Préfontaine North America was inhabited when Europeans first officially arrived in the 16th century. About 300,000 Aboriginal peoples were living in different areas of this vast territory at that time. The first inhabitants Abori...

  • Queen Anne's War

    This is another project covering a period of America, not much researched or talked about. Queen Anne's War (1702–1713), as the North American theater of the War of the Spanish Succession was known in the British colonies, was the second in a series of French and Indian Wars fought between France and England, later Great Britain,[1] in North America for control of the continent. The ...

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  • rice geni

    My family started in Kahnawake Que when my 5th grt grandfather Silas Rice was captured by the mohawk Indians 1704 and brought to Caugnawga Que now known as Kahnawake Que he was adopted into the native community and he married Marie Tsiakohawi Sias was given a native name Jacques Tannahorens he was allowed to keep the Rice name for his children and desendents My 4th grt grandfather was Thomas Ar...

  • 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 ...

  • Holocaust in the Netherlands

    The Holocaust In 1939, there were some 140,000 Dutch Jews living in the Netherlands, among them some 25,000 German-Jewish refugees who had fled Germany in the 1930s. The Nazi occupation force put the number of (racially) Dutch Jews in 1941 at some 154,000. In the Nazi census, some 121,000 persons declared they were members of the (Ashkenazi) Dutch-Israelite community; 4,300 persons declared t...

  • Jewish families from Rakovnik (Rakonitz), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Rakovnik (Rakonitz) in Bohemia, Czech Republic. David Kohn Simon Kohn Rabbi Max Perutz Samuel Kohn Leopold Pereles Bedrich Arnstein Adolf Engel Julius Fried Hugo Reimann Charlotte Perutz Hermine Taussig Rudo Masarek

  • R1a-L260 (R-L260) (Y-DNA)

    R1a-L260 (R-L260) – West Slavic This project includes people who belonged to Y-DNA subclade R1a-L260 (R-L260), which is "clearly West Slavic," with a peak of frequency in Poland (particularly southern Poland), the Czech Republic and Slovakia. It is commonly known as the West Slavic branch of R1a. It is the most distinctly Polish Y-DNA subclade and is far more common in Poland than anyw...

  • Jewish families from Žatec (Saaz), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Žatec (Saaz) in Bohemia, Czech Republic. From The History of the Jews in Čeradice at Žatec (Tscheraditz bei Saaz) (Tscheraditz bei Saaz, Czech Republic – 50°17' 13°28') Compiled by František L. Kopecký from Čeradice Translated from the original Czech by ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Jewish Families from Dolni Kounice (Kanitz), Moravia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to list representatives of all of the Jewish families from the Moravian town of Dolni Kounice (Kanitz) in the Czech Republic. DOLNI KOUNICE (Ger. Kanitz; Heb. קוניץ), small town in Moravia, Czech Republic. Jews were living there from the end of the 14th century. A "Jewish judge" is mentioned in 1581. The synagogue was destroyed by the Swed...

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