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  • Order of the British Empire O.B.E.

    The Order of the British Empire Project photo: Grand Cross's star of the Order of the British Empire. The Order of the British Empire recognises distinguished service to the arts and sciences, public services outside the Civil Service and work with charitable and welfare organisations of all kinds. It was created during the First World War in 1917 by George V. The King recognised the ne...

  • Knights

    This project is a beginning introduction study of knights in genealogy. The mission is to help form a foundation of such membership and understanding of the family lines source for below: A knight is a person granted an honorary title of knighthood by a monarch or other political leader for service to the monarch or country, especially in a military capacity. Historically, in Europe, knightho...

  • Merchant Taylors' School

    Merchant Taylors' School (MTS) is a British independent day school for boys, originally located in the City of London. Since 1933 it has been located on 250 acres (1 km2) of grounds at Sandy Lodge in the Three Rivers district of Hertfordshire (but within the HA postcode area).The school was founded in 1551 by members of the Merchant Taylors' Company - Sir Thomas White, Sir Richard Hilles, Emanu...

  • Eton College

    [ ] Eton College, often informally referred to simply as Eton, is an English single-sex boys' independent boarding school located in Eton, Berkshire, near Windsor. It educates over 1,300 pupils, aged 13 to 18 years. It was founded in 1440 by King Henry VI as "The King's College of Our Lady of Eton besides Wyndsor", making it the 18th oldest HMC school. Eton is one of nine English independen...

  • Exeter College, Oxford University

    Exeter college , University of Oxford Turl Street, Oxford Founded by Walter de Stapledon Bishop of Exeter & Treasurer of England under Edward Il Still situated in its original location in Turl Street, Exeter College was founded in 1314 by Walter de Stapeldon of Devon, Bishop of Exeter and later treasurer to Edward II, as a school to educate clergy. During its first century, it was known as ...

  • Oxford University

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

  • DNA Primer - A portal for genetic genealogy

    Genetic genealogy is a hot topic, but many people are put off by the learning curve. This is a place to get answers to your questions. This project is sponsored by Geni's curators to provide a very brief introduction to the complex field of genetic genealogy. There are three sub-projects: yDNA Haplogroups for paternal tests mtDNA Haplogroups for maternal tests DNA Testing for more i...

  • Film producers

    producers=Film producers prepare and then supervise the making of a film before presenting the product to a financing entity or a film distributor. Either employed by a production company or independent, they help the creative people as well as the accounting personnel The average Hollywood film made in 2013 had just over 10 producer credits (3.2 producers, 4.4 executive producers, 1.2 co-produ...

  • Kivi-Vigala kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Kivi-Vigala kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Kultuurimälestiste riiklik register vt. registrist ka kaasnevaid fotosid. -----------------------------------------------------------------------------...

  • Trinity College, Oxford University

    [ ] Trinity College, University of Oxford Broad Street, Oxford Founded by Sir Thomas Pope 1555 Trinity College (full name: The College of the Holy and Undivided Trinity in the University of Oxford, of the foundation of Sir Thomas Pope [3]) is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in England. The college was founded in 1555 by Sir Thomas Pope, on land previously occup...

  • 19th Century British Politicians

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

  • Wives of the Signers: The Women Behind the Declaration of Independence

    Wives of the Signers: The Women Behind the Declaration of Independence by Harry Clinton Green, and Mary Wolcott Green. Originally published in 1912 as The Pioneer Mothers of America. Great American men have always understood the importance of women. John Adams described them as "the most infallible barometer...of morality and virtue in a nation." And Daniel Webster said the "promulgation ...

  • Karjaküla kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Karjaküla kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Kalmistu kaart Maetu otsing Haudi andmebaasis Karjaküla kalmistu Billiongravesi andmebaasis --------------------------------------------------...

  • Pembroke College, Cambridge University

    [ ] Pembroke College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge, England. The college is the third oldest college of the university and has over seven hundred students and fellows. Physically, it is one of the university's larger colleges, with buildings from almost evOn Christmas Eve 1347, Edward III granted Marie de St Pol, widow of the Earl of Pembroke, the licence for the fou...

  • Jewish Families from Podivin (Kostel), Moravia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to list representatives of all of the Jewish families from the Moravian town of Podivin (Kostel) in the Czech Republic. Podivin (Kostel)'s Jewish community is said to be the oldest in Moravia. According to Cosmas of Prague (d. 1125), a Jew named Podiva founded (1067) the castle which was named after him "Podivin"; this is still the Slavic name of the town (Pertz, "Monumenta...

  • 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...

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

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Teplice (Teplitz) in Bohemia, Czech Republic. Teplice (Czech pronunciation: [ˈtɛplɪt͡sɛ]), Teplice-Šanov until 1948 (Czech pronunciation: [ˈtɛplɪt͡sɛ ˈʃanof]; German: Teplitz-Schönau, archaically Töplitz) is a town i...

  • Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge

    Sussex College (referred to informally as "Sidney") is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge in England. The college was founded in 1596 under the terms of the will of Frances Sidney, Countess of Sussex (1531–1589) and named after its foundress. It was from its inception an avowedly Protestant foundation;[1] "some good and godlie moniment for the mainteynance of good learn...

  • Cambridge University Alumni

    Please add known Cambridge alumni to this project. Collaborators, feel free to update the project, add resources ... And more collaborators. University of Cambridge The University of Cambridge (informally known as "Cambridge University" or simply as "Cambridge") is a collegiate research university located in Cambridge, England, United Kingdom. Originally founded in 1209, it is the secon...

  • Jamestown, Virginia 1607-1699

    Jamestown was the first permanent English settlement in what is now the United States, and was named for King James I of England. The Jamestown Settlement was established on the James River about 40 miles upstream from the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay on May 24, 1607. Established by the Virginia Company of London, along with making a profit, the goals of the company were to expand English lands ...

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  • Jewish Families from Náchod, Bohemia Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Náchod in Bohemia, Czech Republic. NACHOD: Bohemia - IAJGS Cemetery Project Nachod is near the Czech border with Poland Jewish settlement in Nachod dates back to before 1340, which makes it one of the oldest Jewish communities in the Czech lands - along with Prague, Kolin, Mlada Boleslav and Roudnice. T...

  • St. John's College, Oxford University

    St. John's College, University of Oxford=St. Giles, OxfordFounded by Sir Thomas White, rich London Merchant &Lord Mayor of London. 1555

  • 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&#...

  • Archbishops of Canterbury

    From History Magazine - History UK - History of England- Archbishops of Canterbury : in the Christian church, an archbishop is a bishop of superior rank who has authority over other bishops in an ecclesiastic province or area. The Church of England is presided over by two archbishops: the archbishop of Canterbury, who is 'primate of All England', and the archbishop of York, who is 'primate of...

  • Anglican Bishops

    Please see the companion projects: Archbishops of Canterbury Archbishops of York resources "Uganda hails vote on Women Bishops" Posted on: July 21, 2014 2:31 PM

  • Legal Professionals

    Legal Professionals Legal profession is a profession, and legal professionals study, develop and apply law. Usually, there is a requirement for someone choosing a career in law to first obtain a law degree or some other form of legal education.In civil law countries there are usually distinct clearly defined career paths in law, such as judge, In common law jurisdictions there tends to be one l...

  • British Politicians

    Umbrella Project for the Politicians of Great Britain. Pictured right: Benjamin Disraeli Please also add profiles to the apporpriate sub-project(s) associated with this umbrella project. Projects under this umbrella: 16th Century Members of Parliament 17th Century Members of Parliament 18th Century Members of Parliament Century Members of Parliament 20th Century Members of Parli...

  • Trinity College, Cambridge

    Trinity College, Cambridge The college was founded by Henry VIII in 1546, from the merger of two existing colleges: Michaelhouse (founded by Hervey de Stanton in 1324), and King's Hall (established by Edward II in 1317 and refounded by Edward III in 1337). At the time, Henry had been seizing church lands from abbeys and monasteries. The universities of Oxford and Cambridge, being both religio...

  • Balliol College, Oxford University

    Balliol College, University of Oxford Broad Street, Oxford Founded circa 1263 by Scottish aristocrats John I de Balliol and his wife Dervorguilla In 1452 George Neville, held a feast at Balliol reputed to be the largest supper ever to be served in the city. In the 1630's on a visit to Balliol Greek Orthodox Church ambassador Nathanael Konopios introduced coffee - drinking to England. ...

  • Trinity Hall, Cambridge

    Hall is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge, England. It is situated on the River Cam, nested between Clare College and Trinity College. It is the fifth-oldest college of the university, having been founded in 1350 by William Bateman, Bishop of Norwich. The college is often known informally as 'Tit Hall' by students within the university.The devastation caused by the Black Deat...

  • Saint John's College, Cambridge

    TheThe college was founded on the site of the 13th century Hospital of St John in Cambridge at the suggestion of Saint John Fisher, Bishop of Rochester and chaplain to Lady Margaret. However, Lady Margaret died without having mentioned the foundation of St John's in her will, and it was largely the work of Fisher that ensured that the college was founded. He had to obtain the approval of King H...

  • Poets

    A poet's work can be literal, meaning that his work is derived from a specific event, or metaphorical, meaning that his work can take on many meanings and forms. Poets have existed since antiquity, in nearly all languages, and have produced works that vary greatly in different cultures and time periods. Throughout each civilization and language, poets have used various styles that have changed ...

  • 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...

  • Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge

    Gonville and Caius College (often referred to simply as "Caius" /ˈkiːz/ keez) is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge in Cambridge, England. The college is the fourth-oldest college at the University of Cambridge and one of the wealthiest. The college has been attended by many students who have gone on to significant accomplishment, including thirteen Nobel Prize w...

  • Jesus College, Oxford University

    [ ] Jesus College University of O×ford Turl Street, Oxford Founded by Hugh Aprice (or Price)in 1571 a welsh clergyman educated in Oxford. Honourary title of founder offered to & accepted by Elizabeth Jesus College (in full: Jesus College in the University of Oxford of Queen Elizabeth's Foundation) is one of the colleges of the University of Oxford in England. It is in the centre of...

  • Suojärvi - Суоярви

    Pagizendua Suojärven da lähil olijoin randazien rodn'akundatutkimukses, end'izis elo- aijois da mis tahto muus mi mieleh juohtuu. Keskustelua Suojärven ja lähiseutujen sukututkimuksesta, sukuhistoriasta yms. Diskussion om Suojärvi ock dess närområden, släktforskning, släkthistoria mm. Discussion about genealogy research and family h...

  • 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...

  • Eesti Vabadussõda

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

  • Cathars

    Work in progress Chapters to be added: 'Cathar belief system', 'Geopolitical context'... Objective of this Project The objectives of this project are... To connect the major actors around the Cathar movement and the ensuing inquisition across regional boundaries - and thus to gain better insight into a phenomenon that had significant consequences for the political shape of modern Spain ...

  • Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery

    Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery , also known as the Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park , is located at 1218 Glendon Avenue, Los Angeles, California. It is one of many resting places of very famous and also somewhat famous people, There are actors and actresses, Pulitzer Prize winners, singers, musicians, pianists etc. For example, Marilyn Monroe (1926-1962) and Natalie Wood ...

  • Worshipful Company of Merchant Taylors

    The Worshipful Company of Merchant Taylors is one of the 110 Livery Companies of the City of London.The Company ranks in sixth or seventh place (making it one of the Great Twelve City Livery Companies) in the order of precedence of the Livery Companies, alternating with the Skinners' Company. The annual switch occurs at Easter. The Merchant Taylors are normally sixth in the order of precedence ...

  • Millwrights

    modern usage, a millwright is a craftsman or tradesman engaged with the erection of machinery. This includes such tasks as leveling, aligning and installing machinery on foundations or base plates and setting, leveling and aligning electric motors or other power sources such as turbines with the equipment, which millwrights typically connect with some type of coupling. The exact duties of a mil...

  • 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 ...

  • 1001 Vrouwen ‧ XX-e eeuw ‧ Nederland

    1001 Vrouwen - MM-eeuw - Nederland

  • 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...

  • British Peers and Baronets

    The British Peers and Baronets Project seeks to bring together all persons in (or from) the United Kingdom with hereditary titles, excluding monarchs (who are already compiled under the " English and British Monarchs " Project). The term "British" in this context is understood to include all titled peers and baronets in the United Kingdom (this includes all of Great Britain -- England, Scotla...

  • Wives of the Signers: The Women Behind the U.S. Constitution

    (This project is a work in progress.) The U.S. Constitution is the most important document in the history of the United States. Of the 55 men who attended the Constitutional Convention of 1787, only 39 signed this document, plus William Jackson, the convention's secretary. Many of the men left wives and families to be there, a difficult but necessary sacrifice. Behind every great man is a g...

  • Introduksjon til Geni.com - norsk

    I Norway Dette prosjektet tar sikte på å forklare hvordan Geni fungerer, og være en veiledning til hvor man kan få hjelp. Om du nettopp er blitt lagt til i prosjektet av en Kurator, er dette for å gjøre deg oppmerksom på denne informasjonen. Legg gjerne til andre brukere slik at informasjonen her når ut til flest mulig brukere som ...

  • Goldstein Family Research

    The objective of this project is to figure out the first generation of The Goldstein family. There's some anonymous site ( ) that gives the following info: Unknown Goldstein had 2 children: +Löser GOLDSTEIN +Loeser Eliezer Samuel GOLDSTEIN The Geni tree reflects this. For the sake of this discussion let's call the first Löser, Löser A, and the second Löser (ou...

  • Royal Victorian Order

    Royal Victorian Order The Royal Victorian Order is given by The Queen to people who have served her or the Monarchy in a personal way. These may include officials of the Royal Household, family members or perhaps British Ambassadors who have helped organise a State Visit to a particular country. The Order was founded in April 1896 by Queen Victoria as a way of rewarding personal service t...

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  • שמות הפוכים בעברית Reversed Hebrew Names

    Hebrew reading users are familiar with the phenomenon of profiles with Hebrew names written in reversed direction. This is a briliant workaround from the time when the "Reverse RTL Names" option did not exist for tree view, or made by creative and hardworking users not familiar with the option.Entering data this way, even as a "Display Name", beside being tedious, error prone and needless job, ...

  • Crusades

    The Crusades were a series of religious expeditionary wars blessed by the Pope and the Catholic Church , with the main goal of restoring Christian access to the holy places in and near Jerusalem. The Crusades were originally launched in response to a call from the leaders of the Byzantine Empire for help to fight the expansion into Anatolia of Muslim Seljuk Turks who had cut off access to Jerus...

  • Founders of the Film Industry

    Under Construction This project is about people that built and directed the first big studios and shaped the modern film industry (not directors nor actors) Eastman "Kodak" Laboratory (1888) Founder George Eastman Edison Film Manufacturing Company (1894) Thomas A. Edison Company/The Edison Studios (1911) Founders Thomas Alva Edison William Gilmore William Kennedy...

  • Notable businesspeople

    Businesspeople (also businessmen or businesswomen ) are people involved in a particular undertaking of activities for the purpose of generating revenue from a combination of human, financial, and physical capital. List of notable Businesspeople Aerospace industry‎ Thomas O Paine (1921-1992) USA Advertising Leo Burnett (1891 - 1971) Fairfax M. Cone (1903 - 1977) USA Ge...

  • 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.

  • Põlva kalmistu

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

  • 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 being ...

  • King's College, Cambridge

    [ ]King's College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge in Cambridge, England. Formally named The King's College of Our Lady and Saint Nicholas in Cambridge, the college lies besides the River Cam and faces out onto King's Parade in the centre of the city.King's was founded in 1441 by Henry VI, soon after he had founded its sister college in Eton. However, the King's plans for...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Imigrantes Portugueses do Concelho de Angra do Heroísmo ao Brasil / Portuguese immigrants of Concelho of Angra do Heroísmo to Brazil

    Este é um subprojeto relacionado ao Projeto Maior Brasil: Imigrantes Portugueses ao Brasil / Portuguese immigrants to Brazil Aqui estão relacionados os imigrantes portugueses que vieram ao Brasil do Concelho de ANGRA DO HEROÍSMO . Agostinho Machado Fagundes (Santa Luzia, Angra do Heroísmo, Ilha Terceira, Açores, Portugal, c. 1642 - Brasil, c. 1718) casad...

  • Imigrantes portugueses dos Açores ao Brasil

    A Imigração Açoriana no Brasil foi estimulada pelo interesse de Portugal em povoar o território do Brasil colônia, alternativa empregada para impedir a exploração das novas terras portuguesas por outras nacionalidades. A vinda de imigrantes açorianos stá muito ligada à imigração de portugueses no Brasil. Ap&#x...

  • Imigrantes de Portugal continental aos Açores

    A idéia deste projeto é tentar identificar os imigrantes de Portugal continental aos Açores, muitas vezes antepassados de brasileiros. Além de marcá-los como integrantes deste projeto, sempre que não houver uma imagem disponível, podemos utilizar o Brasão da localidade açoriana de destino no perfil, permitindo uma identificaç...

  • 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...

  • Gray's Inn

    The Honourable Society of Gray's Inn, commonly known as Gray's Inn, is one of the four Inns of Court (professional associations for barristers and judges) in London. To be called to the Bar and practise as a barrister in England and Wales, an individual must belong to one of these Inns. Located at the intersection of High Holborn and Gray's Inn Road in Central London, the Inn is both a profes...

  • The Court of Henry VIII, King of England

    Scope of Project This project identifies the personalities of the Royal Court of King Henry VIII, King of England. Family, friends and foes, are included. Overview Henry VIII (28 June 1491 – 28 January 1547) was King of England from 21 April 1509 until his death. He was also Lord of Ireland (later King of Ireland) and claimant to the Kingdom of France. Henry was the second monarch ...

  • Inner Temple

    The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple, commonly known as Inner Temple, is one of the four Inns of Court (professional associations for barristers and judges) in London. To be called to the Bar and practise as a barrister in England and Wales, an individual must belong to one of these Inns. It is located in the wider Temple area of the capital, near the Royal Courts of Justice, and within t...

  • Merchants

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

  • Famous First

    Famous First There always is a very first for everything. This fun fact project is a collection of famous first profiles, Who was the first person to? The aim of this project is to create a collection of all those people who were the first. Feel free to add profiles that are not listed yet. Famous Firsts up to 1199 Late 800s Alfred the Great - First King of England 1141 (disputed)...

  • Lincoln's Inn

    The Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn is one of four Inns of Court in London to which barristers of England and Wales belong and where they are called to the Bar. The other three are Middle Temple, Inner Temple and Gray's Inn. It is believed to be named after Henry de Lacy, 3rd Earl of Lincoln. Lincoln's Inn is situated in Holborn, in the London Borough of Camden, just on the border with the ...

  • Coalition for the Standardization of Geni Naming Conventions

    This group aims to concisely define a set a rules that everyone in this project can abide by. Rules 1. Use ordinary case. Do not enter surnames in all uppercase Here is the place to change your personal settings so that your Birth Surnames shows in CAPS even when entered in ordinary case . Try & get the name as close to the original name as possible, taking into account the dialect and ...

  • Colonizing Virginia

    Colonizing Virginia is an umbrella project covering the colonial period of Virginia history. It will begin with the first Englishmen set foot on a tiny island called Jamestown in 1607 and end with the outbreak of the American Revolution.

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  • Middle Temple

    The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple, commonly known simply as Middle Temple, is one of the four Inns of Court exclusively entitled to call their members to the English Bar as barristers, the others being the Inner Temple, Gray's Inn and Lincoln's Inn. It is located in the wider Temple area of London, near the Royal Courts of Justice, and within the City of London.Source: following notab...

  • World War II - American

    World War ll - American Many of our family members, from around the world, had served in this massive campaign. Whether they had served in Europe, Africa, Asia or the Pacific, they are all a part of history. The purpose of this group is to bring them all together in one place. Sources: Fields of Honor - Database - In this database, personal memorial pages can be found for the larg...

  • Banffshire - Historic County of Scotland

    Banffshire, Historic County of Scotland Main Page Work in Progress Some links are not yet active Administrative centre Banff Chapman County Code - BAN Famous for: Whisky distilleries Portsay marble Landmarks and Places of Interest Aviemore Area 1,668 Sq.km (644 sq.mi) Population Succeeded by From 1975 to 1996, the area of the previous co...

  • Town Founders

    Objective A project to honor the founders of our towns and cities worldwide. These men and women are our civil and religious leaders that built a community though their hard work, leadership, vision, and pioneer spirit. The profiles that are added should include a description of their role in the creation of the town. The photo on the right is a picture of Hershey, PA, which was founded and p...

  • Find a Grave

    Find A Grave is a free online resource for finding the final resting place of family, friends, and famous individuals. With millions of names and photos, it is an invaluable tool for the genealogist and family history buff. Content and features Find A Grave memorials can contain rich content including photos, biographies and dates. Members can submit listings to the website and place reques...

  • United 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...

  • Medal of Honor

    From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Medal of Honor is the highest military decoration awarded by the United States government. It is bestowed on members of the United States armed forces who distinguish themselves "conspicuously by gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his or her life above and beyond the call of duty while engaged in an action against an enemy of the United States...

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  • Chinese literati (Ancient and Early Medieval)

    Knechtges, David R. and Chang, Taiping, eds. Ancient and Early Medieval Chinese Literature , A Reference Guide. Leiden: Brill, 2014 contains excellent biographies of literary figures up to the Sui Dynasty. During the early medieval period, or the Six Dynasties (Wei, Jin, Song, Qi, Liang, Chen), almost all literati (men of letter) came from the "high families," which could be called aristocr...

  • 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...

  • Geni's Global Plaza

    Welcome to Geni's Global Plaza pick your table and read through this special menu full of Global ingredients from all over the Big Geni World Tree Bon Apetit! Connecting to the Big Tree The goal of Geni is to create a single, accurate family tree that connects all members, with no duplicates. project manager: Erica Isabel Howton

  • Third Crusade (1189-1192)

    For naming conventions, see Medieval Kingdoms of Western Europe . The Third Crusade (1189–1192), also known as the Kings' Crusade, was an attempt by European leaders to reconquer the Holy Land from Saladin (Salāh ad-Dīn Yūsuf ibn Ayyūb). It was largely successful, yet fell short of its ultimate goal—the reconquest of Jerusalem. After the failure of ...

  • Berga an der Elster

    Background Berga an der Elster , a subdivision of Buchenwald, was a Nazi slave labor camp that held and tortured 350 American Prisoners of War (POW) after their capture at the Battle of the Bulge on December 16, 1944. While thousands of POWs were captured on that ill-fated day, the Nazis held a subset of 350 American soldiers at Berga beginning February 13, 1945. The American POWs were iden...

  • Prominent Professional Wrestling Figures

    This project is to list all of the profiles of prominent professional wrestling figures.

  • 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...

  • High Sheriff of Cheshire

    This Project documents associated Geni profiles for the office of High Sheriff of Cheshire . Period covered is 1284-1850. Overview The High Sheriff is the oldest secular office under the Crown. Formerly the High Sheriff was the principal law enforcement officer in the county but over the centuries most of the responsibilities associated with the post have been transferred elsewhere or are n...

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  • Historic Cheshire

    Historic Cheshire History of the County of Cheshire - England This project is a collection of Historic or Political profiles combined with a history of this County. The purpose of this project is to give a historical background to Cheshire, to provide information about those individuals of Historic importance linked to the county and to add links to any profiles of significant people linked...

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  • Cheshire - Famous People

    Cheshire - Famous People Image right - Lewis Caroll Cheshire has many notable people associated with it. Listed Alphabetically by surname- Names with Bold links are to Geni profiles. Non-bold links take you to other biographical web pages. How to add a link is explained in the attached document - Adding links to Geni profiles in projects. The following people of renown were either b...

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  • 17th Century British Politicians

    17th Century British Politicians Pictured right is Matthew Babington of Rothley Temple by Daniel Mytens or one of his followers in 1645 It would be good if when adding a profile to this project you could also add it to the alphabetical listing below. A Col Sir Mathew Appleyard MP Mathew Appleyard MP Anthony Ashley-Cooper 3rd Earl of Shaftesbury Sir Edward Ayscough MP B ...

  • 16th Century British Politicians

    16th Century British Politicians Pictured right is Thomas Savage, 1st Viscount Savage of Rocksavage It would be helpful if anyone adding profiles to this project could please also add them to the alphabetical list below: A B C James Colyer D E Gyles Estcourt F Charles Foxe G Ralph Gifford Roger Gifford MP Pysician to Queen Elizabeth Hon John Grey MP

  • Northamptonshire - Famous People

    Famous People Connected to Northamptonshire 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! Please add information about people of renown connected to Northamptonshire, England. If the person has a profile on Geni please add their profile to the project and add the link in ...

  • Bolesworth Castle, Cheshire, England

    Bolesworth Castle, Cheshire, England Bolesworth Castle has been the home of the Barbour family for over 150 years. Bolesworth Castle, stands on the site of a previous very gothic house built in the 1750s. Today, the only 18th century features to have survived are the lake, with its bridge and boathouse, created by the owner John Crewe in 1780 and known as Mr Crewe’s New River. He emplo...

  • Famous architects

    Objective This project will lead you to the profiles about the world's greatest architects. List of Architects Wikipedia Architectural style Ancient World Imhotep (2650 BCE - 2600 BCE ) Considered to be the first architect, and engineer, and physician in early history. Old Masters Filippo Brunelleschi Michelangelo Giovanni Pisano Art Nouveau (Jugendstil) Vict...

  • Whitechurch Parish Graveyard Interments

    This project is an effort to list and connect all of the people interred in Whitechurch Parish Graveyard. Whitechurch Parish is traced back to the 12th century, when it was under the oversight of St. Mary's Abbey. Today, the ruins of the old Whitechurch church stand about half a mile down the road from the present church and where two decorated and very rare slab crosses are found, probably dat...

  • Oregon Pioneers

    Oregon Pioneers will include those who emigrated to the Oregon Territory prior to the arrival of the railroad in 1872. The Oregon Genealogical Society has issued Pioneer Certificates to persons proving to be directly descended from a person who was residing in Oregon, or the Oregon Territory, prior to 1872 when the railroad arrived in Oregon. The Territory of Oregon was an organized incorpora...

  • Jewish Families of Kraków (Poland)

    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...

  • 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...

  • KZ Treblinka - מחנה ההשמדה טרבלינקה

    Treblinka Extermination Camp Konzentrationslager (Concentration Camp) Treblinka (Polish pronunciation: [trɛˈbʎinka]) was a Nazi extermination camp in occupied Poland during World War II near the village of Treblinka in the modern-day Masovian Voivodeship of Poland. The camp, which was constructed as part of Operation Reinhard, operated between July 23, 1942 and October ...

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  • Raasiku (Harju -Jaani) kalmistud

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Raasiku (Harju -Jaani) kalmistud" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Raasiku Vana Kalmistu Kultuurimälestise Riikliku Registri registrikanne vt. registrist ka kaasnevaid fotosid. Asukoht kaardil: Raasiku uus kalm...

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