Genealogy Projects on the Geni Family Tree

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  • 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...

  • Rabivere Polli- Jaani järglased.

    Siia projekti on oodatud kõik Polli- Jaani järglased. Polli- Jaan: 4.07.2015 toimub järjekordne Mesila suguvõsa kokkutulek. Kõik kes teavad ennast olevat siia projekti lisatud isikute järglased, on oodatud ka kokkutulekule. Lähem info: ja

  • 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...

  • Quintinshill Rail Disaster

    Quintinshill Rail Disaster The Quintinshill rail disaster occurred on 22 May 1915 near Gretna Green, Dumfriesshire, Scotland at Quintinshill, an intermediate signal box with passing loops on each side on the Caledonian Railway Main Line linking Glasgow and Carlisle (now part of the West Coast Main Line). The crash, which involved five trains, killed a probable 226 and injured 246 and remain...

  • PORPHYRIA

    I would like to gather everyone on Geni with PORPHYRIA, so we can check if we're related. Do you or anyone in your family suffer from Porphyria? Please join, Thank you! What is Porphyria? Known Porphyria Ancestry: The genealogical studies of Dean and Barnes suggested that the gene for the South African form of variegate porphyria was introduced into South Africa in 1688, when two Dutch ...

  • 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...

  • Freemasons

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

  • Farnham Workhouse, Surrey, England

    The Poor are farmed in a Workhouse, built in 1791, on a good plan and stands in an excellent situation about half a mile from the town. The old Workhouse stood in the town and is said to have been a most wretched one. The contractor is allowed the use of the house and furniture, and the earnings of the Poor, and receives £1,000 a year for which he is bound to maintain the Poor of every d...

  • Entertainment industry people

    Entertainment industry people are people who work in the entertainment industry (also informally known as show business or show biz), which includes artists, such as actors, musicians and screenwriters, as well as businesspeople, such as agents, producers, and managers. Notable entertainment industry people For a complete list, please see: Entertainment industry people Profiles . Subproje...

  • Columbia University

    Columbia University Columbia University in the City of New York, commonly referred to as Columbia University, is an American private Ivy League research university located in New York City, New York, United States. Columbia is the oldest institution of higher learning in the state of New York, the fifth oldest in the United States, and one of the country's nine Colonial Colleges founded bef...

  • University of Michigan

    University of Michigan The University of Michigan (UM, U-M, UMich, or U of M), frequently referred to as simply Michigan, is a public research university located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States. It is the state's oldest university and has two satellite campuses located in Flint and Dearborn. The university was founded in 1817 in Detroit as the Catholepistemiad, or University of Michigan...

  • Architects

    Architects List of Architects An architect is a person trained in the planning, design and oversight of the construction of buildings. To practice architecture means to offer or render services in connection with the design and construction of a building, or group of buildings and the space within the site surrounding the buildings, that have as their principal purpose human occupancy o...

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

    Aim is to...... Profiles with add tombstone photo's Very Important Always give aknowledgement with the link to websites where photos were obtained from Towns must be added as heading. Co-ordinates where possible. It can be obtained for a grave you get from this website. REMEMBER aknowledgement MUST always be given. - A Alberton Fick Straat Begrafplaas/Cemetery - GPS: -26 1...

  • 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...

  • Philanthropists

    Philanthropists The Philanthropists project is designed to recognise the generous spirit of so many in our history. It is best that their profile reflects their generous actions, with dates if possible. To add profiles to this project, firstly "follow it" then click on actions either on the profile, or, on the project page, then click "Add profile" or "Add to project" whichever is appropr...

  • Clergé Catholique du Québec

    Introduction Préambule Introduction Le projet « Clergé Catholique du Québec » réassemble les membres du clergé catholique de la province de Québec, depuis la découverte du Canada par Jacques Cartier jusqu'à nos jours. Méthode Methodology La méthode est très simple : Dans ce répertoire, les ...

  • Kornstad sogn på geni.com

    Kornstad sogn på geni.com FOLKETELLINGEN 1865 4de tellingskrets i 1865 Linsæt Linsæt Linsæt Visnæs Rughaug (plads) Visnæs Visnæs Visnæs Haugen (plads) Visnæs Visnæs* Jørgenvog Lyngstad Bogen (plads) Reina (plads) Lyngstad Bogen (plads) Lyngstad Bogen (plads) Lyngstad Halt...

  • Case Western Reserve University

    Western Reserve University=Case Western Reserve University (also known as Case Western Reserve, Case Western, Case, and CWRU) is a private research university in Cleveland, Ohio. The university was created in 1967 by the federation of Case Institute of Technology (founded in 1881 by Leonard Case Jr.) and Western Reserve University (founded in 1826 in the area that was once the Connecticut Weste...

  • Sainte-Anne-des-Monts, Québec, Canada

    Paroisses Sainte-Anne-des-Monts Desservi par voie de mission de 1815 à 1854. Les registres de la paroisse s'ouvrent en l'année 1848. Desservants résidants de 1854 à 1865, date de la nomination du premier curé résidant. {To Be Processed} 1849 - Le 29 mars, une ordonnance du 12e Victoria, par le Bill numéro 186, légalisera la cr�...

  • Famous First

    Famous First This fun fact project is a collection of famous first profiles, Who was the first person to ...? and are you related ? Feel free to add profiles that are not listed yet. Famous Firsts of the 1500s Ivan IV (the Terrible) 1547 --- 1st Tsar of Russia. Queen Mary I (Bloody Mary) 1553 --- 1st reigning queen of England. Sofinisba Anguissola 1559 --- 1st woman artist to gain...

  • A Recife de Maurício de Nassau

    Em 1632 João Maurício de Nassau , príncipe alemão entusiasta da arquitetura, começou a construir a luxuosa Mauritshuis , em Haia, um projeto do famoso arquiteto Jacob van Campen , seguidor do estilo italiano de Palladio. Na execução desta obra Nassau veio a comprometer os seus recursos, pois as despesas ascenderiam a meio milhão de florins...

  • 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...

  • Textiles

    A project in the Occupations Portal for those who were prominent in the manufacture and distribution of textiles. Includes crochet and knitting .

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  • New France

    Introduction This is a sub-project for the Colonial Americas Master Project . New France (French: Nouvelle-France) was the area colonized by France in North America during a period beginning with the exploration of the Saint Lawrence River by Jacques Cartier in 1534 and ending with the cession of New France to Spain and Great Britain in 1763. At its peak in 1712 (before the Treaty of Utrech...

  • American film actors

    For film actors of all nationalities, please see Entertainment industry people . American film actors are actors from the United States who perform on film. The cinema of the United States, often generally referred to as Hollywood, has had a profound effect on cinema across the world since the early 20th century. Its history is sometimes separated into four main periods: the silent film era...

  • American television actors

    For television actors of all nationalities, please see Entertainment industry people . American television actors are actors from the United States who perform on television. Television is one of the major mass media of the United States. Ninety-nine percent of American households have at least one television and the majority of households have more than one. As a whole, the television networ...

  • 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...

  • 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,...

  • Founders of Famous American Businesses

    The founders of American companies of world renown.

  • St. Mark's School

    . Mark's School=St. Mark’s School is a coeducational, Episcopal, preparatory school, situated on 250 acres (1.0 km2) in Southborough, Massachusetts, 25 miles (40 km) from Boston. It was founded in 1865 as an all-boys school by Joseph Burnett, a wealthy native of Southborough who developed and marketed the world-famous Burnett Vanilla Extract. Girls have attended since the 1970s. St. Mark...

  • Memoirists

    Please add your memory making ancestors to this project. Writing a life story is "the invention of me" - and an unreliable source for genealogists. "A memoir," says Gore Vidal, "is how one remembers one's own life, while an autobiography is history, requiring research, dates, facts double-checked. In a memoir it isn't the end of the world if your memory tricks you and your dates are off b...

  • 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

  • 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...

  • Mormon Pioneers 1847

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

  • Lieutenant Governors of New Brunswick

    The Lieutenant Governor of New Brunswick (/lɛfˈtɛnənt/, in French: Lieutenant-gouverneur (if male) or Lieutenante-gouverneure (if female) du Nouveau-Brunswick) is the viceregal representative in New Brunswick of the Canadian monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, who operates distinctly within the province but is also shared equally with the ten other jurisdictions of Canada, ...

  • Lieutenant Governors of Newfoundland and Labrador

    The Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador /lɛfˈtɛnənt/ is the viceregal representative in Newfoundland and Labrador of the Canadian monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, who operates distinctly within the province but is also shared equally with the ten other jurisdictions of Canada, as well as the other Commonwealth realms and any subdivisions thereof, and resides...

  • Scandalous Women

    (adj) disgraceful, scandalous, shameful, shocking (giving offense to moral sensibilities and injurious to reputation) "scandalous behavior"; "the wicked rascally shameful conduct of the bankrupt"- Thackeray; "the most shocking book of its time" From the Greek σκάνδαλον, a trap or stumbling-block. The metaphor is that wrong con...

  • 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...

  • Jews of the French German Nexus: Alsace, Lorraine / Rhineland

    Chassidei Ashkenaz Some of the first Jewish communities in the Gallo-Roman cities of the extended Rhineland were Treves/Trier Speyer/Spire , Worms , Cologne , Mainz , Metz Strasbourg

  • Prominent Jewish Families of Vienna (Wer Einmal War)

    This project provides a basis for researching a number of prominent Jewish families from Vienna. Georg Gaugusch's 2011 book Wer einmal War (Vol. I: A-K) is the first comprehensive, published genealogy for many of these families. The goal of this project page is to make the Geni tree as complete as possible, using the information from Gaugusch's Vol. I and other sources, such as Vienna IKG vital...

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  • Eesti film

    Siia projekti soovime Genist kokku koguda tuntumaid Eesti režissööre, stsenariste, filminäitlejaid aga ka muid Eesti filmiga ja Eesti kinoga seotud isikuid läbi kõigi ajajärkude. Eesti Filminäitlejad Wikipedias NImekiri Eesti Filminäitlejatest nii nagu see on Wikipedias (nende kohta on Wikipedias artikkel) A Argo Aadli T...

  • The Powhatan Tribe, Chief Powhatan and Pocahontas

    The Powhatan Tribe, Chief Powhatan and Pocahontas This project is to help sort out all of the family members of this family line. There has been much debate as to who the real Pocahontas was, this project it to help find those answers for family members. Due to the fact that many of the family line associated with this family have nothing more then oral histories to go on, this project will t...

  • Social Reformers and Revolutionaries

    Social Reformers and Revolutionaries Definitions: Reformer - a disputant who advocates reform Revolutionary - a person engaged in political revolution. Bold links are to Geni Profiles. A Samuel Adams (1722-1803) US revolutionary, statesman Jane Addams (1860-1935) US social worker, suffragist Saul Alinsky, (1909-1972) US political activist Susan B. Anthony . (1820-1906) U...

  • Women's Rights / Feminism

    Subjects of this project are claimants of entitlements and freedoms for women (including girls) in any or all societies. In some places women's rights are institutionalized or supported by law, local custom, and behavior, whereas in others they may be ignored or suppressed. They differ from broader notions of human rights through claims of an inherent historical and traditional bias against...

  • Sci Fi - Science fiction

    (This is the Master Project for all things Science Fiction related. This is a work in progress. All help solicited and need). Science fiction is difficult to define, as it includes a wide range of subgenres and themes. Author, Mark C. Glassy, argues that the definition of science fiction is like the definition of pornography: you don't know what it is, but you know it when you see it. ( Scien...

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  • Jewish Families from Louny (Laun), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from Louny (Laun) in Bohemia, Czech Republic.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Svenska Apotek 1500-1900

    Apotek i Sverige 1500-1900 "Först på slutet af 1500-talet började apotek att anläggas i Sverige. De förste apotekarna voro i allmänhet tyskar och anlitades äfven såsom läkare. Mäster Lukas antogs af Gustaf I omkring 1552 att hålla apotek inom den kongl. borgen, endast för hofvet. Efter honom fick Anton Buseniu...

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  • 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 Genealogy Curators

    The page lists all of the Curators on Geni who have expertise with Jewish genealogy. Feel free to contact any of these curators if you have questions or need assistance with Jewish genealogy on Geni. For information about Jewish genealogy projects on Geni, see the Jewish Genealogy Portal . Geni is now accepting self-nominations for potential curators. See . To learn about cu...

  • Jewish Genealogy Portal: A Guide to Jewish Projects and Resources on Geni

    On Geni you can access and collaborate on the most comprehensive Jewish family trees ever created. This Portal is a guide to significant Jewish genealogy umbrella or resource projects on Geni. After the Historical Projects overview, the Portal is organized primarily by geographic region, similar to the database structure at JewishGen . The Portal is meant to complement and reorganize the Jewish...

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  • 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...

  • Guildford Workhouse, Surrey, England

    Guildford Workhouse, Surrey, England The Guildford Union workhouse was built in 1836 accommodating up to 300 inmates. The building was designed by George Gilbert Scott and his partner, William Bonython Moffatt. They designed many workhouses during this period. Vagrants made up a large proportion of most workhouse populations and were usually placed in more basic accommodation than that in t...

  • Workhouse "Spike"

    Workhouse "Spike"=In England and Wales a workhouse, colloquially known as a spike, was a place where those unable to support themselves were offered accommodation and employment. The earliest known use of the term dates from 1631, in an account by the mayor of Abingdon reporting that "wee haue erected wthn our borough a workehouse to sett poore people to worke".The origins of the workhouse can ...

  • Introduction for English speaking with Danish roots

    Introduction for english speaking users of Geni with danish roots: Please do not edit this document. If there is something you think needs revision, please discuss it with me (Anette Guldager Boye). When there is a new addition to this project it will say New above the addition. If you are aware of someone else interested in Geni, please send them an invitation. Since Iwould like to make this...

  • Jessie's Journal - Documents Project

    Biography Jessie was born March 9, 1873 in Parma, Michigan. Her first occupation was that of a 3rd Grade School Teacher in Jackson, Michigan at age 15. Later She Married Charles J. Garey and moved to Benton Harbor, Michigan. Jessie Hogle maintained a Journal for most of her life and passed out as she would so often say April 23, 1951. [1] Jessie started a Journal, (in fact there are 2), i...

  • 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

  • American Revolution: Battles of Lexington and Concord, April 19, 1775

    The Battles of Lexington and Concord were the first military engagements of the American Revolutionary War. They were fought on April 19, 1775, in Middlesex County, Province of Massachusetts Bay, within the towns of Lexington, Concord, Lincoln, Menotomy (present-day Arlington), and Cambridge, near Boston. The battles marked the outbreak of open armed conflict between the Kingdom of Great Britai...

  • Jewish Families of Bratislava (Pressburg, Pozsony), Slovakia

    This project seeks to collect all of the jewish families form Bratislava, Slovakia (also knows in German as Pressburg or Preßburg, and in Hungarian as Pozsony). Bratislava is located near the Austrian border on the Danube River. Jews first settled in the city in the late 13th century. Over the years, the Jewish community was expelled from the city on several occasions, specifically in ...

  • Jewish Families from Břeclav (Lundenburg), South Moravia, Czech Republic

    The project seeks to assemble all of the Jewish families from the small town of Břeclav (Lundenburg) in Moravia. Representatives from each family in Břeclav: Markus Bittner Bernhard Böhmer Löwi Brum Jakob Ditz Jakob Eisinger David Ellenbogen David Fischer Eleasar Frank

  • 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

  • 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 War 1 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 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...

  • 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 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...

  • International German Portal

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

  • The Crimean War (1853 – 1856)

    The Crimean War (October 1853 – February 1856) The object of this project is to assemble Geni Profiles of people who were involved in the Crimean wars and share stories about them. The Crimean War was a conflict between the Russian Empire and an alliance of the French Empire, the British Empire, the Ottoman Empire, and the Kingdom of Sardinia. The war was part of a long-running conte...

  • Lanarkshire - Family Heads

    People Connected to Lanarkshire Historic County Image right - Lanarkshire within Scotland in 1890 See also Lanarkshire - Main Page People connected to Lanarkshire can be placed in the following groups. Clans Clan Baird Clan Crawford Clan Dalzell /Dalziel Historical and Political people - accommodated by the project Historic Lanarkshire (Link to follow) which covers...

  • 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 - Military Cross recipients

    Military Cross Instituted on 28th December 1914 the Military Cross (M.C.) is the third level military decoration awarded to Officers for an act or acts of exemplary gallantry during active operations against the enemy. Commissioned officers with the rank of Captain or below or Warrant Officer were eligible for the award. From June 1917 officers of the rank of captain but who had a temporary...

  • Peterhouse, Cambridge University

    Peterhouse is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge, England. It is the oldest college of the university, having been founded in 1284 by Hugo de Balsham, Bishop of Ely and granted its charter by King Edward I. Today, Peterhouse has 226 undergraduates, 86 full-time graduate students and 45 fellows. The modern name of Peterhouse does not include the word "college". Despite bein...

  • 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...

  • 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�...

  • 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...

  • War Memorials: Vis-en-Artois - Memorial and British Cemetery, Haucourt

    Vis-en-Artois - Memorial and British Cemetery Image right - Vis-en-Artois Memorial - courtesy WW1 Cemeteries ===Please link any relevant GENi profiles to this project.>If you have interesting anecdotes, information or details you would like to share here please do - you will need to join the project to do so.Vis-en-Artois and Haucourt were taken by the Canadian Corps on 27 August 1918. The ceme...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • Eesti Geni aktivistid

    Tähelepanu! Et Geni kell Eestis olijatele õige oleks, valige oma ajavööndiks siin (UTC+2) Ida-Euroopa - EET (Tallinn, Helsingi, Riia, Vilnius jt) ! -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Siia projekti loodame koguda kõik need kasutajad ilma kelleta Geni eestlaste jaoks poleks täna sel...

  • Imigrantes Portugueses ao Brasil / Portuguese immigrants to Brazil

    Imigração Portuguesa ao Brasil Este é o projeto principal que será redirecionado para outros subprojetos, conforme links relacionados à Lista de Concelhos abaixo. Veja as Orientações. Imigração portuguesa no Brasil, ou emigração portuguesa para o Brasil, é o movimento populacional de portugueses para o Brasi...

  • Nobres do Brasil Imperial

    A nobreza brasileira compreendia a família imperial brasileira, os detentores dos títulos nobiliárquicos agraciados durante o Império do Brasil (1822-1889), ou de títulos de nobreza agraciados durante o Reino Unido de Portugal, Brasil e Algarves (1815-1822) e que foram confirmados pelo imperador do Brasil após a independência brasileira (1822), b...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Border War (1910-1919)

    The Border War was part of the greater Mexican Revolution. At points in the war, the rebels were supported by the German Empire. The Border War, or the Border Campaign, refers to the military engagements which took place in the Mexico-United States border region of North America during the Mexican Revolution. The Bandit War in Texas was part of the Border War. From the beginning of the Me...

  • 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,...

  • 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...

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

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

  • German Americans in the Civil War

    German-Americans in the American Civil War were the largest ethnic contingent to fight for the Union. More than 200,000 native Germans served in the Union Army, with New York and Ohio each providing ten divisions dominated by German-born men. German-American army units Approximately 516,000 (23.4% of all Union soldiers) were German Americans; about 216,000 of these were born in Germany. N...

  • Charlemagne, Emperor of the West: Direct Family Line

    This project is to create a template to defer to for Charlemagne and his very immediate descendants. I'm still working on the grandchildren section. You're invited (begged!) to come & help, & add sources that you like to use; & engage in discussion whenever you think it needs to be updated with new research. Sharon Sources for Reference: (Please Add) Charlemagne's marriages & heirs ...

  • New Zealand Settler Ships- Oliver Lang

    Oliver LangShip: 1224 tonsCaptain: Joseph MundleSurgeon Superintendent:Sailed Liverpool September 24th 1856 - arrived Wellington December 19th 1856also to Nelson and Lyttelton

  • Jewish Families of Wolsztyn

    Wollstein Wolsztyn Poland Wolsztyn is situated about 70 kilometers to the south-west of Poznań (Posen). Very little is known about the history of the local Jewish community, since the fires, which repeatedly ravaged the town, destroyed most of the town’s documents. It is, however, assumed that the beginning of the Jewish settlement in Wolsztyn dates to the 17th century. The Jewi...

  • Nobreza de Portugal

    Este projeto tem por objetivo reunir todos os nobre portugueses existentes no Geni, das mais diferentes hierarquias, concedidos pelo Reino de Portugal, bem como aqueles ainda existentes na atualidade.Fiquem à vontade para contribuir.A nobreza portuguesa era o estamento privilegiado do Reino de Portugal (1139-1910) até 5 de outubro de 1910, quando foi implantada a república ...

  • 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...

  • Americans in World War I

    In memory of those who served in World War I. Links and other resources Last Known WWI Vet Dead at 110 , Florence Green served as a mess steward in the Women's Royal Air Force. Welsh history of World War One to go online Rainbow Division Roster Interesting Americans with WW1 Connections Alice Bright, Lady Lowther , was the joint hon. secretary of the American Women’s Wa...

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  • Descendants of Jonathan Harkness (1690-1747)

    Jonathan/ John Harkness was born in Scotland in 1690 and came to America and Died in MA in 1747. Find A Grave # 7104010

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