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  • 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 of...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 Island, England, Ireland,Scotland and Wales. This includes people born in other parts of the world into families from those countries (for example servicemen servin...

  • World War One - Casualties

    Casualties of World War One See also - World War 1 Main page The aim of this project is to record the fatalities of world War1 by country. Africa - 10.000 South Africa - 7.000 Lieutenant Douglas Bayley de Bruyn Royal Lancaster Regiment, transferred to 35 Squadron Royal Flying Corps. Killed in a flying accident in Thetford, 27th May 1916, aged 20. Shirley Spiro 1916, British ...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • Familie/Family Ferreira

    Ferreira family in South Africa With aknowledgement to OC Ferreira author of Stamvader Ignatius Ferreira en sy nageslagte Photo/Foto: Standbeeld van Ferreira, die Graaf van Tenrugal, wat in 1876 deur die bekende Portugese beeldhouer, António Soares dos Reis (1847-1889), geskep is en in die Museu Nacional de Soares dos Reis in Oporto uitgestal word. Foto: Instituto Portugu...

  • 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...

  • Union Army

    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...

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

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

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  • Is there a Doctor in the house?

    Do you have medical practitioners in your family?==Add profiles and trace the professionThis project is to trace the medical profession in families. With the use of " History Link " and, profiles added here, you will be able to find, at a glance, how many in your family chose this career of healing.== History Link History link is a project and application that allows you to see at a glance, you...

  • Anton Wachterprijs ‧ 't beste schrijversdebuut

    Anton Wachterprijs ‧ 't beste schrijversdebuutJaar Auteur Boek ISBN code ISBN ebook1977 Frans Kellendonk Bouwval ISBN 9789025327606 -1979 Patrizio Canaponi (pseudoniem van A.F.Th. van der Heijden) Een gondel in de Herengracht ISBN 9789041707598 -1981 Peter Joannes Burgstedde Mijn boosaardige zuster Elektra ISBN 9789060051740 -1984 Tessa de Loo De meisjes van de suikerwerkfabriek ISBN 978...

  • Polish settlers in South Africa (1652-1910)

    Among the first European settlers in South Africa (Cape Colony) the greatest number came from The Netherlands, France and Germany. Poles, alongside the British, Scandinavians and Portuguese were less numerous, but would also come into the area later on. Up to the end of the 18th century, the ancestors of such contemporary Afrikaner families as Drosky, Jankowitz, Knoop, Kroll, Kube, Troskie, Sch...

  • 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...

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

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

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  • 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...

  • 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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  • Anglo Boer War (1899-1902) - Notable British Armed Forces

    Also known as The South African War Image Right - Aldershot – R.A.M.C. Boer War Memorial A Project aiming to include the profiles of the British who fought in Anglo Boer War in South Africa. (1899-1902). Please add Military leaders and notable participants to the list below. "Foot soldiers" and other servicemen can be added to Anglo Boer War (1899-1902) - British Armed Forces . The...

  • 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,...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Namesakes

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

  • Army of the Ohio (USA), US Civil War

    The Army of the Ohio was the name of two Union armies in the American Civil War. The first army became the Army of the Cumberland and the second army was created in 1863. Commanders Maj. Gen. Don Carlos Buell (November 15, 1861 – October 24, 1862) also department commander until March 11 Maj. Gen. William S. Rosecrans (October 24 – October 30, 1862) became the Army of the ...

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  • South African Progenitors - Stamvaders

    This is the 'umbrella' Progenitor Project that every South African male Progenitors (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/Matr...

  • 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

  • Famous South Africans

    A project intended to record all the famous South Africans on our Geni tree: from writers, to statesmen & women, to sports heroes. Hierdie Projek is bedoel om al die bekende Suid-Afrikaners aan te teken op ons Geni boom: van skrywers, tot staatshoofde en vroue, tot sport helde. (1) How to Add a Profile to a Project Page World Famous Notable Personalities Christiaan Barnard Rober...

  • World War One: Armed Forces - Scotland

    World War One: Armed Forces - Scotland The British Army during World War One 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 the Scot...

  • Orkney - Famous People

    Famous People Connected to Orkney Historic County Image right - John Rae (1813 – 1893) Those people of note with connections to the county are listed below. Some of these connections are a little tenuous - counties like to lay claim to people of renown! To participate in any project - you do need to first be a collaborator - so please join the project using the request link u...

  • Eesti sport

    Siia projekti soovime Genist kokku koguda tuntumaid Eesti sportlasi aga ka sporditegelasi (ROK presidendid, spordiajakirjanikud, jms.) läbi kõigi ajajärkude.

  • Nederlandse BOEKEN-week-Geschenken since 1930

    Nederlandse BOEK-&-week-Geschenken ‧ NEWS ! ‧ 2015 : Dimitri VERHULST ‧ geb. BE-Aalst 1972 ‧ thema: Waanzin motto: Te gek voor woorden 2014 : 2013 : Kees van KOOTEN ‧ 1941 ‧ De Verrekijker ‧ incl. de Literagenda 2013-2014 ‧ thema: Gouden tijden, Zwarte bladzijden ‧ 2012 : Tom Emiel Gerardine Aloïs...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • Drancy Internment Camp

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

  • 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...

  • One species, many dia‧sporae

    One Species, Many Dia‧spora-ta What good did H'omo Sapiens to chase them around this global territory? Maybe God gave it language to argue, dis‧cuss & agree… to be able to be friends, collegues, co-operators, collaborators, neighbours & family-members in democratical administrated & religional free countries? DUTCH DIA-SPORA & ODYSSEY Dutch in EUROPE Germany - Uni...

  • Armenian diaspora ~ Հայկական սփյուռք ~ Haykakan spyurk

    --2013-sep-03-di-20:51+gmt-AUTUMN-time---jMVu---collaborate-cooperate-?-welcome! by linking profiles and documents on the appropiate places or just asking me to join… the Armenian Diaspora Հայկական սփյուռք Haykakan spyurk since …? Armenian populations by country ...

  • MEEKRAP-teelt in Nederland

    under-construction-2015-feb-18-wo----jMVu--- | landbouw & industrie [ MEEKRAP]-teelt in Nederland beroepen in deze bedrijfstak de meedelver : 'Die eet als een meedelver' de meekroter : ... de krotenspitter : ... de meekrap-werker : ... de meekrap-droger : ... perceels-plaatsen & akker-lokaties Groningen╡ ▶ ADORP ADUARD BEDUM KANTENS STED...

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

    This project is used to relate all units from Indiana who served in the Union Army. Indiana in the American Civil War on Wikipedia See also on the Internet: Civil War - Indiana : Indiana's role in the Civil War, including a Soldier Search and Indiana Regimental Histories. Civil War Regiment Recruitments by Indiana Counties : Placement of recruitment of Indiana's Civil War regiments an...

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  • Quakers on Barbados

    This Project is to find our Quaker Ancestors on Barbados. Feel free to join and bring your ancestor profile along. Quakers on Barbados 1655 Quakers Mary Fisher and Ann Austin traveled to Barbados and are said to have been the first Quakers in America. "The island of Barbados was during the 17th century the great port of entry to the colonies in the western world. In the last half of...

  • 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...

  • Notable People

    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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  • New Zealand Pioneer Families 1800-1900

    This project is to catalog the first generation of immigrants to New Zealand in the 19th century, and to organise the information and place them into the ships they arrived on. Please add your pioneer ancestors to the project by going to their profile, click "actions" click "add to project". Please make sure the profile is set to public. all Kiwis are welcome join and contribute :) Families...

  • Caribbean Migration To and From U.S. Prior to 1900

    This project covers Caribbean peoples migrating to and from the United Colonies / United States, prior to 1900. Starting about 1600.

  • Swire Family of Louisiana

    This project focuses on the Swire Family of Louisiana, originally from Jamaica, West Indies.Swire Avenue on the LSU Campus.

  • Working with Relationships

    Some of the most common questions on Geni are about the relationship calculator. This project is designed to give an overview of the relationship calculator tool and answer some of the common questions about using it. This page is intended to be a quick reference. If you don't find your answer here, look at the Geni Help pages or start a project discussion. Simple Overview Geni's relation...

  • Swire Family of Jamaica and St. Vincent

    This project focuses on the Swire Family of Jamaica and St. Vincent.

  • Venduehuizen in Nederland

    Nederlandsche Veiling- & Venduehuizen Nederland algemeen ▶ SLIJK-EWIJK : [ Veilingbedrijf Timothy] ▶ SCHOONOORD : [ Methusalem] Groningen ▶ SAPPEMEER : [ Veilinghuis Omnia] Friesland ▶ JLST : [ Ald Fryslân] Drenthe Overijssel ▶ BRUMMEN : [ Veilinghuis BOUWMAN & BOUWMAN] ▶ DEVENTER : [ Veilin...

  • Famous Campbells of the West Indies and other Places

    Carla Campbell The curvaceous Campbell was born Nov. 22, 1980. The internationally known model appeared in the 2006 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue and a variety of promotions for Victoria’s Secret. She was the first Caribbean model to appear in Sports Illustrated and the second to work for Victoria’s Secret. Her clientele includes such well-known names as Avon, L’Oreal...

  • Zoeken in ZUID-HOLLAND - Nederland

    —2013-mrt-14-do-12:34+GMT-winter~time—jMVu—meewerken & aanvulling welkom Zuid-Holland op internet • • • Algemeen Verzetsmuseum Zuid-Holland ... Plaatsen in Zuid-Holland bronnen in Zuid-Holland Den Haag Leiden Rotterdam en 22 andere gemeenten Groene Hart Archieven met daarin:

  • 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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  • Kansas Governors

    Kansas Governors===List of Governors of Kansas==

  • 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...

  • University of Notre Dame

    [ ] The University of Notre Dame du Lac (or simply Notre Dame /ˌnoʊtərˈdeɪm/ noh-tər-daym) is a Catholic research university located near South Bend, Indiana, in the United States. In French, Notre Dame du Lac means "Our Lady of the Lake" and refers to the university's patron saint, the Virgin Mary. The school was founded by Father Edward Sorin, CSC...

  • Jamaican Creole

    Jamaican Creole traces the connections between early families from the British island whose port cities of Black River, St. Ann's Bay, Port Antonio and Kingston formed the basis for international trade, commerce and cultural exchange. Mary Seacole, Jamaican nurse

  • Jamaica "Out Of Many, One People"

    This is the Master Project for Jamaica: Jamaica "Out Of Many, One People" Portal: you will find links to online civil records across Jamaica that may be very helpful in your quest). Important Events in Jamaica's History 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...

  • 'n JAN met 'n PET…?

    'n JAN met 'n PET…? …maar wel een namens onze MAJESTEIT ! GEZAG-drager op NATIONAAL niveau Gezags-dragers DE-CENTRAAL op operationeel niveau Opzichters LOKAAL van goederen van nette menschen... Gezags-HAND-havers op PROVINCIAAL niveau N.B. Tri-partite op basis jurisdictie d.d. ??? zoeken we op ! Zoals daar zijn in 'n liberaal ontwikkelde democ...

  • International Dutch Portal

    Tracing ancestors in The Netherlands and Flanders. (This portal is associated with the Portaal voor Nederlandstaligen , the portal for Dutch speaking Geni users) . This is the access point for the global Geni user community to the Dutch speaking users and Dutch-language sources. This portal helps you to find... Dutch-speaking users who can help you with your research access to onlin...

  • 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...

  • College of William & Mary

    College of William & Mary=The College of William & Mary in Virginia (also known as The College, William & Mary, or W&M) is a public research university located in Williamsburg, Virginia, United States. Privately founded in 1693 by letters patent issued by King William III and Queen Mary II, it is the second-oldest institution of higher education in the United States after Harvard University.Wil...

  • 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" .

  • 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.

  • Extraordinary Women of the Middle Ages

    Here we profile women who lived during the Medieval Period whose life stories were extraordinary: strong, brave, powerful, enduring women who faced challenges and hardships with passion and courage. Not only did these women leave a mark on history, but they were our ancestresses as well. The historical period for inclusion is broad and is roughly from about 500 to 1500 C.E. We will include wo...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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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  • Anglo-Norman families: Seigneurs of Tosny (de Tosny / Toeni / Toni)

    This important family of early Norman England has been studied in depth in a recent publication by medieval genealogist Peter Stewart, Origins and Early Generations of the Tosny Family , which is available online. Charles Cawley in his Medieval Lands database on the FMG site also has an extensive section on the Seigneurs of Tosny on his Norman Nobility page. --------------------------------...

  • 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...

  • Norman families of Normandy (France) and England

    NOTE: This is an umbrella project that will contain a number of sub-projects, so at this time there will be no profiles added to this overview project. For a discussion of naming conventions for this period, please refer to this discussion thread: [Naming Conventions: Medieval Europe (esp France and England) ] For a general discussion about the Anglo-Norman genealogical project, please see:...

  • 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...

  • Publishers

    Publishers Image Right: Thomas Nelson the founder of the publishing firm of Thomas Nelson and Sons that began in Scotland in 1798, a subsidiary of HarperCollins, Definition: A publisher is a company or person that publishes books, newspaper, journals or music Publishing is the process of production and dissemination of literature, music, or information -making information availabl...

  • Editors

    Editor: A person who is in charge of and determines the final content of a text, particularly a newspaper or magazine

  • Army of Northern Virginia (CSA), US Civil War

    The Army of Northern Virginia was the primary military force of the Confederate States of America in the Eastern Theater of the American Civil War, as well as the primary command structure of the Department of Northern Virginia. It was most often arrayed against the Union Army of the Potomac. Districts Three districts were created under the Department of Northern Virginia: Aquia Distric...

  • 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...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • US Civil War Notables

    This project focuses on Civil War "notables" from the Union and Confederate armies and their families. Meaning of the word notables: NOTABLES, noun famous or important persons worthy of attention or notice; remarkable. including officers, volunteers, and draftees on both sides who are or should be recognized for their "NOTABLE" activities during the American Civil War —...

  • 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 ...

  • United States Senators from South Carolina

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

  • 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 ,...

  • Authors of Great Literature

    Authors of great literature that teaches, elevates, inspires and ennobles mankind. Authors - alphabetical index, wikisource Selected authors by activity period: BCE Homer, Ὅμηρος Homēros (8th Century BCE ) Author of the Iliad and the Odyssey ; revered as the greatest ancient Greek epic poet. Aeschylus Α&...

  • Campbell Families of Jamaica

    Facebook group S.W. Campbell's of Argyll who's profiles posted here are for research purpose only. Presently I have no proof they are related to the Campbell's who were in Jamaica. I do know that the Campbell families in Jamaica were from Argyll. Before settling in Jamaica, some were in Barbados. After leaving Jamaica some settled in England and the USA The ones posted here will be use...

  • 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,...

  • Sobibor Extermination Camp

    Sobibor was a Nazi German extermination camp located on the outskirts of the town of Sobibór, Lublin Voivodeship of occupied Poland as part of Operation Reinhard; the official German name was SS-Sonderkommando Sobibor. Jews from Poland, France, Germany, the Netherlands, and Czechoslovakia, as well as Soviet prisoners of war (POWs) (many of them Jewish), were transported to Sobibor by r...

  • HistoryLink

    HistoryLink - Free Geni Research Tools History Search will compare your direct ancestors (and their siblings) to projects on Geni that focus on historical or famous individuals. It will list any matches found, the relation, and what projects they belong to. It can also search for master profiles, problem profiles, pending merges, and can create a simple visualization of tree completeness. Not...

  • 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...

  • R-L21 (Y-DNA)

    This project is for people who have tested and been assigned the paternal haplogroup R1b1a2a1a2c (L21) and also for people who are believed to have been this paternal haplogroup based on tests done on descendants. Formerly: R1b1b2a1a2f (ISOGG 2009, 2010) R1b1a2a1a1b4 (ISOGG 2011) R1b1a2a1a1b3 (ISOGG 2012) Defining Mutations L21/M529 Origin (to be added) Distribution ...

  • Furman University

    [ ] Furman University is a private, coeducational liberal arts college in Travelers Rest, South Carolina, United States, slightly north of Greenville, the city it is normally associated with by campus address and brand identity. Furman is South Carolina's oldest private university. Founded in 1826, Furman enrolls approximately 2,700 undergraduate students on its 750-acre (304 ha) campus. The ...

  • United States Air Force

    [ ] The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aerial warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven American uniformed services. Initially part of the United States Army, the USAF was formed as a separate branch of the military on 18 September 1947 under the National Security Act of 1947.[5] It is the most recent branch of the U.S. military to be formed, and is ...

  • University of Virginia

    of Virginia=The University of Virginia (often abbreviated as UVA, UVa, or Virginia) is a public research university in Charlottesville, Virginia, United States. It was conceived and designed by U.S. President Thomas Jefferson, and established in 1819. UVA's initial Board of Visitors included former Presidents of the United States Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and James Monroe. Monroe owned t...

  • Heavenly Music

    Inspirational songs and music that is spiritually uplifting and soul stirring. A special attribute that distinguishes the best singers of such divine songs is the innate grace with which the lyrics and music just flows through them. "Music is my soul", Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka List of Beautiful Songs #1 List of Beautiful Songs #2 Ode to Joy, Beethoven - 'Anthem E...

  • South Carolina Governors

    This project is just what it sounds like; a place to gather together any profiles available of Governors of South Carolina.

  • Conquistadores españoles

    Los conquistadores españoles fueron los soldados, exploradores y aventureros españoles que pusieron diversos pueblos y territorios de las Américas bajo el dominio de la Corona Española, durante la llamada era de los descubrimientos, la cual siguió a la llegada de Felipe II , el cual prohibía los actos de conquista, denominándose a partir de enton...

  • 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...

  • Joan's DAR cousins

    This is a list of ancestors listed in the DAR who are in Joan Graham Nathan's cousin line. The purpose is to use this information in research on the Revolutionary War.

  • Notables in the Newspaper Business

    Notables in the Newspaper Business Famous Newspapers New York Times Owners William Randolph Hearst American newspaper magnate and leading newspaper publisher Rupert Murdoch Australian-American business magnate. He is the founder and Chairman and CEO of News Corporation, the world's second-largest media conglomerate. Adolph Simon Ochs American newspaper publisher and former...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Hopewell, Spring 1635

    The purpose of this project is to compile and expand the profiles of passengers on the Hopewell in May-June 1635. The majority of Hopewell passengers went on to settle in Dorchester, Hingham, and Salem, Massachusetts. PLEASE NOTE: If someone is not listed below as one of the passengers, they should not be added to the project. You may want to check your records to see if they came on a differ...

  • Born in Edsleskog

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

  • Arlington National Cemetery

    This project focuses on bringing together all of the profiles of people buried at one of the world's most famous military cemeteries, Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia, United States. Since its establishment on June 28, 1864, Arlington has become the final resting place for about 400,000 veterans and their immediate family members. Veterans and military casualties from each o...

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