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  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • Kranjski deželni zbor

    Kranjski deželni zbor (nemško Krainer Landtag) je bil najvišji, zakonodajni organ deželne avtonomije vojvodine Kranjske. Uveden je bil s februarskim patentom (26.2.1861), s katerim je Avstrijsko cesarstvo stopilo v ustavno obdobje. ( Wikipedia ) Kranjski deželni zbor je sprejemal zakone, ki so bili v deželni pristojnosti. V pristojnost deželne ...

  • 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. Teplice (Czech pronunciation: [ˈtɛplɪt͡sɛ]), Teplice-Šanov until 1948 (Czech pronunciation: [ˈtɛplɪt͡sɛ ˈʃanof]; German: Teplitz-Schönau, archaically Töplitz) is a town i...

  • Jewish Families from Kroměříž (Kremsier), Moravia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to list representatives of all of the Jewish families from the Moravian town of Kroměříž (Kremsier) in the Czech Republic. KROMERIZ (Czech Kroměříž; Ger. Kremsier), town in central Moravia, Czech Republic. The Jewish community of Kromeriz was among the oldest in Europe. In 1322 the bishop of *Olomouc (Olmuetz) was perm...

  • 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

  • Sachsenhausen-Oranienburg

    Sachsenhausen or Sachsenhausen-Oranienburg was a Nazi concentration camp in Oranienburg, Germany, used primarily for political prisoners from 1936 to the end of the Third Reich in May, 1945. After World War II, when Oranienburg was in the Soviet Occupation Zone, the structure was used as an NKVD special camp until 1950 (See NKVD special camp Nr. 7). The remaining buildings and grounds are now...

  • Minsk Ghetto גטו מינסק

    The Minsk Ghetto was created soon after the German invasion of the Soviet Union. It was one of the largest in Eastern Europe , and the largest in the German-occupied territory of the Soviet Union. It housed close to 100,000 Jews, most of whom perished in The Holocaust. The ghetto was created soon after the German invasion of the Soviet Union and capture of the city of Minsk, capital of the Be...

  • Children of the Holocaust

    This project is in memory of the 1.5 million precious innocent young souls martyred in the Shoah. Children of the Holocaust Kindertransport 1938 - 1940 Biographies and Stories Memorial to Children of the Holocaust Anne Frank Nazis’ Aryan ‘Poster Child’ Was Actually Jewish Photo of the Little Girl in Red Coat

  • Stolpersteine - Stumbling blocks

    Stolpersteine - Stumbling stones The aim of this project is to collect profiles of persons for whom Stumbling blocks ('Stolpersteine' in German) have been installed in many countries in Europe. History Gunther Demnig, an environmental artist from Cologne, Germany, developed the idea for these memorials in 1993 after having created several Holocaust memorial projects in Europe starting...

  • Portaal voor Nederlandstaligen

    (laatst gewijzigd op 2014-03-28 -gjh-) . Welkom Nederlands-, Vlaams-, Afrikaans- & alle andere 'Dutch-like'-taligen! Dit forum is voor iedereen die de Nederlandse taal kan lezen en schrijven. Dit kan u helpen uw genealogisch onderzoek te verbeteren, om vragen te stellen om problemen op te lossen, discussies te volgen of er aan deel te nemen, te lezen over en meewerken aan projecten, meded...

  • 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...

  • Eesti lennundus - Estonian aviation

    Siia projekti on soov koondada kõik eesti lennundusega seotud isikud läbi kõikide ajajärkude: sealhulgas kõik lennutunnistusega lendurid (sõjaväelendurid, tsiviillendurid, harrastuslendurid, purilendurid), lennukikonstruktorid, lennukiehitajad, lennujuhid, lennuinstruktorid, stjuardessid, mehaanikud, lendude/lennuväljade abipersonal jne. ...

  • 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...

  • 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&#...

  • Stolpersteine erzählen

    Broschuere Stolpersteine: Stolpersteine erzählen... ; Ein Wegbegleiter zu den Mahnmalen für Nazi-Opfer auf den Bürgersteigen der Stadt Trier

  • STOLPER-STEINE in Deutschland

    STOLPER-STEINE in Deutschland Deutschland BERLIN Schöneberg Fritz-Elsas-Str. Nr. 15 -1 St für: Leo Baeck NIEDERSACHSEN Hannover Esther & Herschel GRÜNSPAN HESSEN Seligenstadt Auch in Seligenstadt hat Gunter DEMNIG 'Stolpersteine' verlegt. Bis 1935 lebten in dieser Stadt ungefähr 150 Mitbürger jüdischer Abstammung, die w...

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  • Spurious Pedigrees

    Come collaborate and share your knowledge of spurious pedigrees. Add links; add profiles; identify wishful thinking, leaps of fancy, mistakes since corrected but still in circulation ... and outright scams. from Fraudulent Genealogy by Lisa South, Certified Genealogist There are many reasons that people create fraudulent genealogies: 1. Family members that are trying to hide something...

  • 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...

  • Familie/Family Marais

    This project has been set up to service the Marais tree on Geni. We will post links to useful web pages here, but probably the most important purpose is to have somewhere where descendants can post queries and ask for help. Please do not add all your Marais profiles to this project - only those that there are queries about. We will add an outline of immediate descendants at the bottom of the ...

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  • Slag om de GREBBEBERG ‧ mei 1940

    Slag om de Grebbeberg ‧ mei 1940 〓 Dit 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 via e...

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  • Eesti laevajuhid - Estonian shipmasters and other shipworkers

    Siia soovime koondada kõik elukutselised Eesti laevajuhid, reederid, pootsmanid, meremehed, mereväelased, lootsid, sadamakaptenid, laevakaptenid, metskaptenid, laevaehitajad, elukutselised kalurid, majakavahid, hüdroloogid ja ka muude laeva-ametite esindajad. Kasulikku teavet: Visa reeder Kristjan Jurnas ehk Pärnu Jõnn ja tema laevad ma...

  • 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�...

  • 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. ...

  • Noarootsi kirikuaed ja kalmistu

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

  • 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. ...

  • 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...

  • Corkonians

    Corkonians This project is a collection of profiles of notable people born in County Cork Ireland. Historical and/or political Anthony Barry - Politician, photographer Batt O'Keeffe - government minister Brendan Ryan - Senator and lecturer at CIT Cornelius Lucey - Bishop of Cork and Ross Daniel Florence O'Leary - South American brigadier general Daniel Mannix - Archbishop of M...

  • 1916 Easter Rising - Ireland

    1916 Easter Rising The Easter Rising (Irish: Éirí Amach na Cásca ), also known as the Easter Rebellion, was an armed insurrection staged in Ireland during Easter Week, 1916. The Rising was mounted by Irish republicans with the aims of ending British rule in Ireland, seceding from the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and establishing an independent Irish Republ...

  • Lighter Side of Genealogy

    Genealogy is a passion. The thrill of discovery is beyond words. Resources and tips are provided to help manage the stress involved in the research process. However, there are times when it's beneficial to laugh at the process in order to maintain your sanity! Hopefully, this forum will allow fellow genealogists a moment or two of 'stress release' before resuming digging the mines of history!...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Centenarians

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

  • Supplement to Genealogical Record of Reverend Hans Herr by Theodore Herr

    PURPOSE OF PROJECT The Herr family listed in the Genealogical Record of Reverend Hans Herr and His Direct Lineal Descendants by Theodore Witmer Herr is in the process of being identified by placing a placard in the space provided for the profile photo. The placards were developed by an amateur genealogist from Geni that prefers anonymity. More than sixty percent (8200+) of the 13223 descendan...

  • American politicians

    American politicians are people who are professionally involved in politics in the United States. Related projects Continental Congress United States Cabinet members United States Presidents and Vice Presidents United States Senators

  • Ilumäe kalmistu

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

  • Haljala kalmistu

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

  • Merchants

    merchant is a businessperson who trades in commodities produced by others, in order to earn a profit. The status of the merchant has varied during different periods of history and amongst different societies. Merchants have often been the subject of works of art.There are two types of merchant.A wholesale merchant operates in the chain between producer and retail merchant, typically dealing in ...

  • 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...

  • Boston Latin School

    Boston Latin School is a public exam school in Boston, Massachusetts. Established on April 23, 1635, it is both the first public school and oldest existing school in the United States.[2][3][4][5] The Public Latin School was a bastion for educating the sons of the Boston elite, resulting in the school claiming many prominent Bostonians as alumni. Its curriculum follows that of the 18th century ...

  • County Cork, Ireland - Main Page

    This is the Umbrella Project Page for County Cork - Ireland County Cork Irish : Contae Chorcaí Administrative centre Cork Province Munster Area 7,499 km2 (2,895 sq mi) People from County Cork are called - Motto ‘Statio Bene Fide Carinis’ ‘A Safe Harbour for Ships’ is an adaptation of a line from Virgil’s Aeneas. Typical Cork Food : Dri...

  • 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...

  • Mauthausen

    Mauthausen Concentration Camp (known from the summer of 1940 as Mauthausen-Gusen Concentration Camp) grew to become a small group of Nazi concentration camps that was built around the villages of Mauthausen and Gusen in Upper Austria, roughly 20 kilometres (12 mi) east of the city of Linz. Its history ran from the time of the Anschluss in 1938 to the last week of the Second World War. The lar...

  • Yale University

    Yale University Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States. Incorporated as the "Collegiate School," the institution traces its roots to 17th-century clergymen who sought to establish a college...

  • 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...

  • UK Portal - Scotland

    Fàilte ,welcome to the Scotland portal ! . 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. Problem finding an ancestors , open a discussion here and we all try to help Start your own related project. Add your profiles. Start or take part in a discussion. In this f...

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

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

  • 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...

  • Väliseestlased / Estonians abroad / Utlandsester / Estländer im ausland

    See projekt on mõedud nendele kellel on sugulased välismaal või on elanud välismaal. Ka nendele kes üldse ei ole olnud Eestis ja on sugulased siin. Kõik kogemused ja sündmused on huvitavad. Keel ei pruugi olla eesti keel. This project is intended for those who have relatives abroad or has lived abroad. Also, for those who have not been in E...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Westerbork

    The Westerbork concentration camp (Dutch: Kamp Westerbork, German: Durchgangslager Westerbork) was a World War II Nazi refugee, detention and transit camp in Hooghalen, ten kilometres north of Westerbork, in the northeastern Netherlands. Its function during the Second World War was to assemble Roma and Dutch Jews for transport to other Nazi concentration camps. On 15 December 1938, the Dutch ...

  • Jewish Families from Plzeň (Pilsen), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to list representatives of all of the Jewish families from the Bohemian town of Plzeň (Pilsen) in the Czech Republic. PILSEN (Czech Plzeň), city in W. Bohemia, Czech Republic; its Jewish community was one of the earliest in Bohemia. The first documentary record is a decree of 1338, signed by *Charles IV, in which the city's administrators were ordered, under p...

  • World War I - Veterans and Survivors

    Veterans and Survivors of World War I Image right - Harry Patch the last British army veteran of World War I who died aged 111 in 2009 This project is dedicated to everyone who served during World War I .. and survived. It is a global project. veteran - noun - a person who has had long service or experience in an occupation, office, or the like: a veteran of the police force; a vetera...

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  • World War One: Armed Forces - Canada

    World War One: Armed Forces - Canada=The British declaration of war automatically brought Canada into the war, because of Canada's legal status as a British dominion which left foreign policy decisions in the hands of the UK parliament.Please link any GENi profiles of Canadian Servicemen to this project. From Canada: 418,035 served of a total 628,964 in arms.On August 5, 1914, the Governor Gene...

  • World War I

    World War I ( WWI ) was a global war centred in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918. It was predominantly called the World War or the Great War from its occurrence until the start of World War II in 1939, and the First World War or World War I thereafter. It involved all the world's great powers, which were assembled in two opposing alliances: the Allies (based o...

  • 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....

  • Jewish Exogamy

    The goal of this project is to pinpoint profiles on Geni where the "Jewish" tree intersects with others . (N.B. "Jewish exogamy" is the politically correct variant of "intermarriage.") Profiles must be set to "public." Collaborators, please feel free to update, adding resource links, images, documents -- and inviting more collaborators. And let's use "discussions" to share personal stories,...

  • Schippers in de familie

    -WORK-in-PROGRESS-cooperation WELKOM- 'n echte Schipper in Uw familie? Schipper mag ik overvaren, ja of nee? Moet ik dan een cent betalen, ja of nee? we zoeken in de sectoren: ZEE-vaart - Zee-VISSERIJ - BINNEN-vaart - RECREATIE-vaart KUST-vaart SLEEP- & DUW-vaart - ZEE-vaart De schepen van de VOC hadden een schipper aan boord. Die kreeg de leiding over de z...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Van der Merwe genealogy of South Africa

    This project is designed to collect Research Information, Discussions, Queries etc on the van der Merwe family of South Africa. Core profiles Willem Schalk van der Merwe Overview of Family History / Progenitor Details If you have it; add it here, otherwise delete this section until you've got enough to put into it. Queries & Discussion Hi everyone, We are trying to unravel t...

  • World War One: United Kingdom & Ireland exercise HQ

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

  • World War One: Servicemen and Women from Sussex

    World War One: Servicemen and Women from Sussex Throughout the First World War, the guns and fighting in France and Belgium could be heard in East Sussex. Please link any GENi profiles of WW1 servicemen and women to this Project. Royal Sussex Regiment during WW1 The regiment raised a total of 23 battalions and was awarded 69 battle honours and 4 Victoria Crosses, losing 7,096 men during...

  • South Africa - Profile Conventions/Guidelines

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

  • Jewish Families from Osek (Wossek), Czech Republic

    This is a sub-project to describe the small town of Osek (Wossek) in Bohemia and connect individuals who came from there with others who also came the same home town. It is part of the Jewish Communities of Bohemia and Moravia umbrella project. There are several towns with the name Osek. The town that this project refers to is located near Rokycany, nearby Becov. This town is 4 miles north of...

  • Notable Irish Jews

    Irish Jewish Genealogical Database Celts one of the Ten Lost Tribes of Israel? There is a theory that the Irish, or that Insular Celts as a whole, are descended from the Ten Lost Tribes. Proponents of this theory state that there is evidence that the prophet Jeremiah came to Ireland with Princess Tea Tephi , a member of the Israelite royal family. Proponents of this theory point to vari...

  • Mormon Pioneers 1856

    1856 This project is a sub project of the Mormon Pioneers (1847-1868) Master Project This page covers the Mormon Pioneers of 1856 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...

  • South African Progenitors - Stamvaders

    This is the 'umbrella' Progenitor Project that every South African male Progenitor (Stamvaders) [abbreviation SV/PROG] 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 female Progenitors (Stammoeders) ... and definitions of Stam Moeders/Progenitors/Matri...

  • World War One: Armed Forces - England

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

  • Early Families of Taunton, Massachusetts

    A place to collect the families and individuals who settled Taunton, Massachusetts and examine where they came from in England and their marriage patterns. "Probably the early settlers of this region came largely from the southwest of England, for we there find the familiar names of Norton, Dorchester, Weymouth, Wareham, Bridgewater, Plymouth, Barnstable, Somerset, Dartmouth, Berkley, Tiver...

  • Thomas Rogers, Pilgrim, and Some of His Descendants

    Scope of Project To create one single accurate and well documented Geni Master Profile for Thomas Rogers, "Mayflower" Passenger, his ancestors and descendants. Overview from: Thomas Rogers (Mayflower Pilgrim) Thomas Rogers , a Mayflower Pilgrims|Pilgrim and one of forty-one signatories of the Mayflower Compact was among those who did not survive that first harsh Plymouth, Massachusetts ...

  • Richard Williams Family

    To document the descendants and ancestry of Richard Williams, the founder of Taunton, Massachusetts. A wonderful multimedia introduction to Richard Williams and Francis Deighton and their hometown can be found on our cousin, Charles Adler's family website . Frances Deighton , sometimes spelled "Dighton". Richard and Francis Williams' descendants are linked in marriage with many well-doc...

  • Mormon Pioneers 1848

    1848 This project is a sub project of the Mormon Pioneers (1847-1868) Master Project This page covers the Mormon Pioneers of 1848 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...

  • Families of Ancient Wethersfield

    In 1633 John Oldham from Watertown in the Massachusetts Bay Colony explored the Connecticut River. The following year he and some companions built temporary housing and passed the winter at Wethersfield. With the arrival of warmer weather other settlers, many also from Watertown, arrived from Massachusetts Bay. Wethersfield has its niche in history, being " Ye Most Auncient Towne " in Conne...

  • South African Slaves - isolated, unconnected profiles and trees

    South African Slaves - isolated profiles and trees not connected to the Big Tree Please link profiles of slaves which have not been connected to the main tree to this project. The purpose of the project is to have a "home" for them in the hope that they will in time be found and incorporated in the big tree. Images - to use as "markers" are attached to the project. References and So...

  • Lodz Ghetto גטו לודז

    The Łódź Ghetto (German: Ghetto Litzmannstadt ) was the second-largest ghetto (after the Warsaw Ghetto) established for Jews and Roma in German-occupied Poland. Situated in the town of Łódź and originally intended as a temporary gathering point for Jews, the ghetto was transformed into a major industrial centre, providing much needed supplies for Nazi...

  • K. May school in St.Petersburg

    Collect people who related to school. School museum website: Karl May profile:

  • Jewish Families from Stavische, Ukraine

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Stavische, Ukraine. & Its SurroundingsThe Russian and Ukrainian transliterated spelling is Stavishche. Our ancestors referred to the town using the less formal Yiddish expression of Stavisht (emphasis on the 'visht'). JewishGen and professional genealogists prefer to use modern native spellings when documenting locations....

  • Jewish Families from České Budějovice (Budweis), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all the Jewish families from the town of České Budějovice (Budweis) in Bohemia, Czech Republic. About: České Budějovice was founded in 1265 on the confluence of the Vltava and Malše rivers by King Přemysl Otakar II. The city has a chessboard layout. In 1341 two Jews were granted remission of taxes for ten ye...

  • Georgetown University

    University=Georgetown University is a private research university in Washington, D.C. Founded in 1789, it is the oldest Jesuit and Catholic university in the United States. Georgetown's main campus, located in Washington's Georgetown neighborhood, is noted for Healy Hall, a National Historic Landmark in the Romanesque revival style. Georgetown operates a law center on Capitol Hill and auxiliary...

  • Watergate scandal

    Watergate scandal The Watergate Scandal The Watergate scandal was a political scandal that occurred in the United States in the 1970s as a result of the June 1972 break-in at the Democratic National Committee headquarters at the Watergate office complex in Washington, D.C., and the Nixon administration's attempted cover-up of its involvement. The scandal eventually led to the resignatio...

  • 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...

  • Sergeant Major of the Army

    The Sergeant Major of the Army (SMA) is a unique non-commissioned rank and position of office in the United States Army. The holder of this rank and position is the most senior enlisted member of the Army unless an army sergeant is serving as the senior enlisted advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, in which case he would be the most senior enlisted man and the SMA will be the s...

  • 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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  • 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...

  • 35th IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy

    35th IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy Jerusalem, Ramada Hotel, 6-10 July 2015. Conference Details IAJGS 2015 Jerusalem Subscribing to Discussions Geni Israel Israel Projects Portal ------------------------------------- Please add your name to this alphabetic list with a live link if you plan to attend. Geni Jerusalem Conf...

  • United States Governors

    United States Governors In the United States, the title governor refers to the chief executive of each state or insular territory, not directly subordinate to the federal authorities, but the political and ceremonial head of the state. Role and powers The United States Constitution preserves the notion that the country is a federation of semi-sovereign states and that powers not speci...

  • United States Senators

    Welcome to the United States Senators project on Geni! This project aims to bring together all of the profiles for the men and women who have served in the upper house of the American legislature since it was first convened in 1789. Anyone who has ever served in the United States Senate should be added to the project. Resources The Senate maintains a list of all senators in U.S. history ,...

  • United States Cabinet Members

    The United States Cabinet (usually referred to as the U.S. President's Cabinet or simplified as the Cabinet) is composed of the most senior appointed officers of the executive branch of the federal government of the United States. Its existence dates back to the first American President, George Washington, who appointed a Cabinet of four people (Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson; Secretary of...

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  • United States Senators from Missouri

    United States Senators from Missouri List of United States Senators from Missouri (from U.S. Senate web site--no links) List of United States Senators from Missouri (with wikipedia links)

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  • Missouri Governors

    Missouri Governors===List of Governors of Missouri==

  • Attorney Generals of the United States of America

    The United States Attorney General (A.G.) is the head of the United States Department of Justice per 28 U.S.C. § 503, concerned with legal affairs and is the chief law enforcement officer of the United States government. The attorney general is considered to be the chief lawyer of the U.S. government. The attorney general serves as a member of the president's cabinet, and is the only cab...

  • 19th Century British Politicians

    19th Century British Politicians Picture to right: William Tatton Egerton The list below is from Wikipedia UK MPs 1801–02 . Although there will be duplications through the years this is still a huge project and this list is just for starters. Please remember to add profiles to the umbrella project British Politicians and try to create a hyperlink to Geni profiles for the names listed...

  • Suwalki Gubernia Families - Marriages and Immigration

    Update: I visited several of these towns in June 2012. I'll add photographs to the project, but for the most part, I could not learn anything from the cemeteries. Either they were destroyed, or impassable, or the stones were mostly illegible. This project will look at marriages from the late 18th century to the early 20th century between various families residing in the Suwalki District of wh...

  • Margolis and Frankel Families

    The genealogy of Mordechai Margolis of Kalwarija, Lithuania has been researched in depth by Dr. Neil Rosenstein in his out-of-print book The Margolis Family (1984). Update: This book is now available in digital form at Center for Jewish History Digital Collections (350 MB download). Ironically, my family did not have a copy of this book and I finally managed to get my hands on it after I had ...

  • Duke University

    [ ] Duke University is a private research university located in Durham, North Carolina, United States. Founded by Methodists and Quakers in the present-day town of Trinity in 1838, the school moved to Durham in 1892. In 1924, tobacco and electric power industrialist James B. Duke established The Duke Endowment, at which time the institution changed its name to honor his deceased father, Washi...

  • Rice University

    Rice University William Marsh Rice University, commonly referred to as Rice University or Rice, is a private research university located on a 295-acre (1.19 km2) campus in Houston, Texas, United States. The university is situated near the Houston Museum District and is adjacent to the Texas Medical Center. It is consistently ranked among the top 20 universities in the U.S. and the top 100 i...

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