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  • Wiltshire - Main Page

    This is the Umbrella Project Page for Wiltshire, England. Related Projects Wiltshire Family Heads Wiltshire Famous People Historical Wiltshire Historic Buildings of Wiltshire Wiltshire Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries & Graveyards Wiltshire Administrative centre Trowbridge County Flower - Burnt Orchid People from Wiltshire are called - ?

  • 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.

  • Jewish Families from Hříškov, Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Hříškov (Rischkau/Hrischkow) in Bohemia, Czech Republic. Jewish families in Hříškov in 1783 (from published 1783 census, p. 248). Note that it is not clear how to map these families (some of which are using the old patronomic last names) to the much large set of families in 1793...

  • Lublin Ghetto גטו לובלין

    The Lublin Ghetto was a World War II ghetto created by Nazi Germany in the city of Lublin in occupied Poland, on the Nazi-administered territory of the General Government. Its inhabitants were mostly Polish Jews, although a number of Roma were also present. The Lublin Ghetto, set up in March 1941, was one of the first Nazi-era ghettos in occupied Poland to be "liquidated". In November 1942 ar...

  • Theresienstadt Ghetto - גטו טרזיינשטאט-טרזין

    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...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • Heytesbury - Wiltshire, England

    Heytesbury, Wiltshire> =WORK IN PROGRESS (I am visiting Heytesbury this weekend 4-9-15 - CJB) Heytesbury is a village (formerly considered to be a town) and a civil parish in Wiltshire, England. It is in the Wylye Valley, about 3 miles (4.8 km) south of Warminster.The civil parish includes most of the small neighbouring settlement of Tytherington, and it shares a parish council with Imber and K...

  • Henbury Hall, Cheshire, England

    Henbury Hall, Cheshire, England= Henbury Hall is a country house located about 1 mile (1.6 km) to the southwest of the village of Henbury, Cheshire, England. The present house was built in the 1980s in Neo-Palladian style, its design being based on Palladio's Villa Rotonda.[1][2][3]===History===Depiction of Henbury Hall in the 1707 Britannia IllustrataA hall known as Henbury Hall existed in the...

  • Hough Hole House, Cheshire, England

    Hough Hole House, Cheshire, England= Hough Hole House is a historic house to the northwest of the village of Rainow, Cheshire, England. It dates from about 1660, and was altered and extended in 1796. An engineering works was added in the 1850s, and incorporated into the house during the 20th century. The house is recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade II listed...

  • Hulme Hall, Cheshire, England

    Hulme Hall, Cheshire, England= Hulme Hall with its moat and medieval bridge is Allostock’s oldest and most archeologically significant monument. The site is an English Heritage Scheduled Ancient Monument and the Hall and bridge are Grade 2* listed.Danes settled at Hulme Hall in the 10th and 11th century and there are records than an Anglo-Norse squire (Hame) who lived here, perished in t...

  • WikiTree

    This Geni.com Project is aimed at coordinating the work of users on both the Geni.com and WikiTree.com platforms of internet genealogical social networking sites here.We can add as profiles any which have Smart Matched the Geni and WikiTree parallel profiles.

  • Eesti teadlased

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

  • Eesti õpetajad ja õppejõud - Estonian Teachers and Academics

    Õpetajate Leht Vikipeedia: Kategooria: Eesti õpetajad Vikipeedia: Kategooria:Eesti pedagoogid Eesti Haridusseltsi esimehed New Yorgis

  • Strand Theatre, Sleepy Hollow

    The Strand Theatre was operating prior to 1941. By 1950, it was operated by the Cinema Circuit Corp. chain.The former Strand Theatre building is now used as a medical center. Google maps this address to North Tarrytown, but the medical center is located in Sleepy Hollow, New York, which is the new name for the town.

  • Medieval Resources Online

    This project contains links to some of the most popular databases and resources for medieval genealogy. Do not add profiles to this project. Online Genealogies Medieval Lands (MedLands). Charles Cawley's research database. This is the database preferred by Geni's medieval curators. Genealogics . Research collection by Leo van de Pas. The Henry Project . Ancestors of Henry II of ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Robeson County, North Carolina, USA 1787 - 1900

    Robeson County is a county in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of 2010 it had a population of 134,168. Since then, it has been one of the 10% of United States counties that were majority-minority; its combined population of American Indian, African American and Latino residents comprise over 68% of the total. Native Americans make up 38% of the population. Robeson County was formed in 178...

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  • Daughters of the American Revolution - Patriots

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

  • American Revolutionary War

    For DAR information, see Daughters of the American Revolution ‎. The American Revolutionary War (1775–1783) or American War of Independence began as a war between the Kingdom of Great Britain and thirteen British colonies in North America, and concluded in a global war between several European great powers. The war was the culmination of the political American Revolution, wher...

  • Holy Blood, Holy Grail

    Modern Nonsense There is currently an active market in Europe and America for taking the medieval myths further. In Holy Blood, Holy Grail (1982), Hugh Baigent, Richard Leigh and Henry Lincoln developed their theory that the Holy Grail was not the cup used at the Last Supper, but the Holy Bloodline of a family descended from Jesus himself. Dan Brown has developed the same idea in fictional fo...

  • Arthurian Fiction

    Arthurian Fiction is a sub-project of Fictional Genealogy . This project collects and identifies people for whom no historical evidence exists. Use this project for people who are medieval inventions from the many stories of Arthurian romance. The Wikipedia article "King Arthur's family" has a good, general introduction to the family of King Arthur: The Many Strands of Tradition There are...

  • Fictional Genealogy

    Many invented and fictional people have been inserted into genealogical collections, generally as part of an attempt to fill in the blanks, but also to connect cultures and justify claims to an ancient history. Profiles for invented and fictional people often become battleground among genealogists. Purpose This project collects and identifies people for whom no...

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  • Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) British Concentration Camps

    Please add Profiles of persons who died in or survived the British "hellcamps" to this project. This project is a tribute to them . Included also British soldiers and doctors stationed in these camps. Note: Please do not add profiles of Boer soldiers interned in POW camps outside South Africa A website with searchable data bases : BCCD To participate in any project - you do need t...

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  • BAILLIE Family

    Research into the BAILLIE branch of the family tree.

  • Norwegian Ancestry - information

    Project Norwegian Ancestry - information There are 5 million Norwegians living in Norway today (2012) and somewhere between 5 and 15 million Americans with Norwegian ancestry. Since most Norwegian-Americans do not speak Norwegian this project aims to explain Norwegian genealogy and practices relevant for genealogy and Geni.com in particular. We have a project "Introduksjon til Geni co...

  • 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...

  • United States House of Representatives from Arizona

    List of United States Representatives from Arizona=

  • Salem Witch Trials (1692)

    Overview and Scope of Project The goal of this project is to discover our ancestors involved in the notorious Salem Witch Trials , validate their family trees and our own connections to them, and create nigh-quality, genealogically-valid mini biographies for their Profiles. About the Salem Witch Trials The Salem Witch Trials were a series of hearings before local magistrates followed by c...

  • Crypto Jews, Conversos, Marranos & Anusim

    Crypto Judaism The Sephardi Odyssey Exquisite pictorial video. Vatican Library Resource The Inquisition Index Introduction to inquisition trial transcripts and records PBS Secret Files of The Inquisition Family names from the Inquisition Archives of Portugal's Torre do Tombe

  • RODGER Family

    Research into the RODGER branch of the family tree.

  • World War II - Battle of the Bulge (December 1944 - January 1945)

    The Battle of the Bulge (16 December 1944 – 25 January 1945) was a major German offensive campaign launched through the densely forested Ardennes region of Wallonia in Belgium, France and Luxembourg on the Western Front toward the end of World War II in Europe. The surprise attack caught the Allied forces completely off guard and became the costliest battle in terms of casualties for the...

  • GOODMAN Family

    Research into the GOODMAN branch of the family tree.

  • CARTER Family

    Research into the CARTER branch of the family tree.

  • Hungarian Coffee Corner

    Kávéház (magyar=Hungarian Coffee Corner) Place to meet & greet other geni-users to co-operate & collaborate to find & research Kávéház és Irodalom - literature in Coffee haus The Best Historical Coffeehouses of Budapest Kávéházi látogatók: Osvát Ernő , Babits Mihály, Móri...

  • 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...

  • 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

  • Rhode Island General Assembly

    The State of Rhode Island General Assembly is the state legislature of the U.S. state of Rhode Island. A bicameral body, it is composed of the lower Rhode Island House of Representatives with 75 representatives, and the upper Rhode Island Senate with 38 senators. Members are elected in the general election immediately preceding the beginning of the term or in special elections called to fill va...

  • Ragnar Lodbrog and his legend

    Ragnar Lodbrog: I have had fty and one battles which were thought glorious: I made much harm. I did not look to a snake to be my bane; things happen very often to one that one thinks of the least. Ragnar Lodbrog is a mythical Viking we only know from the sagas. He is most likely a composite character of several historical persons. Some have therefore argued that he never existed. Ho...

  • "About" Cleanup

    This project relates to cleaning up copy-paste dumps from external websites on historical profiles. We will be developing guidelines for how to do this in the near future, in the meantime please add profiles with copy-paste issues to this project. Am excellent template for how to write up an "About" narrative is provided by Erica Howton here: Erica's Master Profile Cheat Sheet, notes in...

  • United States Coast Guard

    United States Coast Guard (USCG) is a branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the country's seven uniformed services. The Coast Guard is a maritime, military, multi-mission service unique among the U.S. military branches for having a maritime law enforcement mission (with jurisdiction in both domestic and international waters) and a federal regulatory agency mission as part of its m...

  • CUZZIN - Communicate

    About the CUZZIN Communicate Portal This portal was created in order to facilitate communication between those requiring help adding their profiles to the South African branch of the "World FamilyTree" ('WFT') according to RSA GENi conventions and standards and your CUZZIN Curators who have an interest in the SA branch but work for the good of the whole 'WFT'. Please encourage everyone with...

  • Authors

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

  • Writers

    Writers Definition (Oxford Paperback Dictionary Thesaurus 2001) A writer is a person who has written a particular text, or who writes books or articles as an occupation - the thesaurus lists author, bard, composer, dramatist, journalist, littérateur, novelist, playwright, poet, wordsmith. Please link the profiles of writers to this project and consider whether they could also b...

  • 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...

  • Editors

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

  • Journalists, Columnists and Reporters

    Journalists, Columnists and Reporters A journalist collects, writes, and distributes news and other information. A journalist's work is referred to as journalism . A reporter is a type of journalist who researches, writes, and reports information to present in sources, conduct interviews, engage in research, and make reports. The term journalist may include various types of editors, edito...

  • 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...

  • United States Senators from Wyoming

    United States Senators from Wyoming United States Senators from Wyoming (U.S. Senate website): List of United States Senators from Wyoming (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 ,...

  • International Places Project Index

    International Places Project Index=Every person is born somewhere, marries, lives, works and dies somewhere. Places are a key component to family history research. This project aims to be the starting point in your search for a place on Geni to discover more about your ancestors. If a place you are looking for is not listed, and you cannot find a project on the place then you may consider creat...

  • The Legendary Katzenellenbogen Family

    Geni Profiles Descendants of the Illustrious Katzenellenbogen family The name "Katzenellenbogen" was first used by Meir Katzenellenbogen (1482-1565) after the family moved to Padua, Italy and then Prague. Town of Katzenelenbogen, Germany Rabbi Jehiel Luria Ancestors Rabbi Meir Katzenellenbogen, Maharam of Padua Meir Wahl Katzenellenbogen - Maharash

  • Karjala / Karelen / Karelia

    Karjala (Finnish) / Karelen (Swedish) / Karelia (English) Karelia can generally be defined as the region of land between the Baltic Sea and White Sea settled by the Karelian ethnic group approximately 8,000 years ago. The region has been culturally divided since the 13th century into two halves, Western Karelia (also known as Swedish Karelia or Finnish Karelia) and Eastern Karelia (also known...

  • Historic Buildings of Cheshire, England

    Historic Buildings of Cheshire, England See Historic Buildings of Britain and Ireland - Main Page Image right - Arley Hall, Northwich This project needs developing - if you wish to work on it please contact June or Terry who would be delighted! The object of this project is to provide information about historic buildings in the county of Cheshire, with links to sub-projects for sp...

  • Prospective Curators & Mentors

    How to become a Curator at Geni Curators -- and how YOU can help How to become a Curator The actual process Curator Nomination Form What is expected of a Geni Curator? 1. Critical thinking, research and problem-solving skills; ability to organize, structure and critically analyze genealogical and historical information within its larger historical context. 2. Research sk...

  • Triple A Collective

    The stands for improving A ctive collaboration. Make new connections in a more sociable environment. Bring together the like-minded, not only based upon genealogical interests. “We unite to expand the social horizon on Geni” On our Plaza’s we aim to bring users together in different settings, other than what you may be used to. We aim to introduce and experiment...

  • Valparaiso University

    University, known colloquially as Valpo, is a regionally accredited[3] private university located in Valparaiso, Indiana, United States. The university is a coed, four-year, private institution that enrolls about 4,500 students from over 50 countries.Covering 350 acres (140 ha),[4] Valpo’s campus is approximately one hour southeast of Chicago. The city of Valparaiso is part of the Chicag...

  • Wisconsin Governors

    Wisconsin Governors===List of Governors of Wisconsin==

  • United States Senators from Wisconsin

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

  • 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...

  • 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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  • 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...

  • Korean War

    The Korean War (25 June 1950 – armistice signed 27 July 1953) was a conventional war between South Korea, supported by the United Nations, and North Korea, supported by the People's Republic of China (PRC), with military material aid from the Soviet Union. The war was a result of the physical division of Korea by an agreement of the victorious Allies at the conclusion of the Pacific Wa...

  • Americans in World War II

    Americans in World War II 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 la...

  • 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...

  • 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, to meet the demands of the American Revolutionar...

  • 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.

  • Union Army

    The Union Army was the land force that fought for the Union during the American Civil War , which lasted from 1861 to 1865. It consisted of the small United States Army, known as the regular army, which was augmented by massive numbers of units supplied by northern U.S. states, consisting of volunteers as well as conscripts. The Union Army fought and eventually defeated the Confederate States A...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • United States Navy

    This project is intended for all Naval personnel. Please feel free to include any that served the United States in this capacity from 1786 to Present. A separate project has been set up for those that served in the Continental Navy 1775 - 1785 . The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the Uni...

  • Farmers or Growers

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

  • Auschwitz Concentration Camp - מחנה ההשמדה אושוויץ

    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...

  • Jewish Families from Blatná, Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Blatná in Bohemia, Czech Republic.

  • Wellington, New Zealand

    Wellington has a long and colourful history. Maori legends date back as far as 950 AD when Kupe first discovered Wellington. In the 1840s european settlers began to arrive and colonise the region. Later the seat of government of New Zealand would move from Auckland to Wellington, to become the capital city as it remains today. Naming of Wellington The harbour that surrounds Wellington c...

  • Relief Society

    The Relief Society (RS) is a philanthropic and educational women's organization and an official auxiliary of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). It was founded in 1842 in Nauvoo, Illinois, USA and has approximately 6 million members in over 170 countries and territories. The Relief Society is often referred to by the church and others as "one of the oldest and largest ...

  • Women Behind the Salt Lake City 14th Ward Album Quilt

    A couple of days ago I received a copy of the book The Salt Lake City 14th Ward Album Quilt, 1857. I have wanted this for a long time. There's an interesting story leading up to the publishing of this book. Carol Holindrake Nielson the author tells how her husband inherited half of a quilt. I know right. Half of a quilt. At the age of twelve Richard Stephen Horne won the beautiful quilt tha...

  • Battle of the Somme - 1 July 1916- 14 November 1916

    Battle of the Somme The Battle of the Somme (French: Bataille de la Somme, German: Sommeschlacht), also known as the Somme Offensive, took place during the First World War between 1 July and 14 November 1916 in the Somme department of France, on both banks of the river of the same name. The battle consisted of an offensive by the British and French armies against the German Army, which, sin...

  • Victims of the Cultural Revolution (1966-1976)

    Although practically everyone in China might be considered a victim of the Cultural Revolution, this project is limited to those who have been directly killed, or driven to commit suicide (to avoid public humiliation) during the 10 year period. a short list on Chinese wikipedia

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  • Place projects

    Place projects are projects on Geni that are focused of a specific geographical place or region. Places profiles are also the precursor to the upcoming Place Profiles feature. List of place projects Countries Includes countries and kingdoms. Canada United States of America Regions Includes states, provinces, and counties (UK). Al-Andalus New Netherland Australia ...

  • Deutsche Schlagersaenger & -saengerinnen

    ---WORK-in-PROGRESS--&--UNDER CONSTRUCTION---Col-legae-BIENVENUE~WILLKOMMEN---2013-sep-09-ma-14:05+GMT-summer~time-jM-Vu--- NL: Weet u het nog? De radio kon niet aanstaan of we zongen ze mee, al dan niet in steenkolen-duits, maar het was heerlijk. Dit project beoogt ons cultureel erfgoed van de zestiger en zeventiger jaren wat te bewaren. Doet u mee? EN: Do you know who these people are? ...

  • Artists (Painters)

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

  • Polygamists

    Polygamists The object of this project is to gather together GENi profiles of men and women from anywhere in the world who were polygamists. Please add any Geni profiles to the project See Separate Project for Bigamists Definitions Polygamy - the practice or custom of having more than one wife or husband at the same time. Polygamy exists in three specific forms: polygyny - in instan...

  • German / Austro-Hungarian Jewish Soldiers Killed in WWI

    Jewish fighters who served in the German and Austro-Hungarian Army during World War I (1914-1918). When WWI broke out, the Jews, eager to demonstrate their loyalty to their country, rallied to the war effort. They hoped that military service would promote their acceptance into German and Austro-Hungarian society. Some 320,000 Jewish soldiers joined the army---12,000 Jewish soldirs died fi...

  • Roman Catholic Sisters and Nuns

    Roman Catholic Sisters and Nuns While the terms nun and sister are often interchanged, within Roman Catholicism there is a difference between the two. A Catholic nun is a woman who lives as a contemplative life in a monastery which is usually cloistered (or enclosed) or semi-cloistered. Her ministry and prayer life is centred within and around the monastery for the good of the world. She pr...

  • Catholic or Roman Catholic

    Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.2 billion members worldwide.[1] It is one of the oldest religious institutions in the world and has played a prominent role in the history of Western civilisation.[2] The Catholic hierarchy is headed by the Bishop of Rome, known as the Pope. The church's principal doctrines are summarised...

  • Jewish Communities of Slovakia

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

  • Mormon Pioneers 1860

    1860 This project is a sub project of the Mormon Pioneers (1847-1868) Master Project This page covers the Mormon Pioneers of 1860 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...

  • Clergy in our family

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

  • Warren County, Virginia, USA

    Wikipedia Official Web Site This project is a table of contents for all projects relating to this County of Virginia. Please feel free to add profiles of anyone who was born, lived or died in this county. Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

  • 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 ...

  • Sheandoah County, Virginia, USA

    Official Web Site Sheandoah Valley Cultural Center and Museum This project is a table of contents for all projects relating to this County of Virginia. Please feel free to add profiles of anyone who was born, lived or died in this county. Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

  • Jewish Community of Worms, Germany

    Worms - Vermayza vies with Trier and Cologne for the title of Germany's oldest city. The Jewish presence there dates back at least as far back as the 10th century and it became one of the preeminent centers of Jewish learning in medieval Europe. It was also the site of two terrible pogroms -- in 1096 when Crusaders on their way to the Holy Land massacred some 800 Jews and again during the Bla...

  • Medieval Rhineland Jewry: Speyer - Worms - Mainz

    Three central cities of Medieval Rhineland Jewry were: Speyer, Worms, and Mainz. The initials of the Hebrew names for these cities, Shpira, Vermayza, and Magentza form the initials שו"ם (SHUM) . The Jewish Traveler Mainz, Worms & Speyer Worms Mainz Speyer The Takkanot Shum תקנות ש...

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