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  • Writers and Novelists

    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

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • Lyricists

    Lyricists>===... embracing Librettists, Songwriters and Singer SongwritersLyricists and songwriters write the words to an original piece of music and collaborate with composers and music artists to produce the final songs.A lyricist is a musician who specialises in writing lyrics. A lyricist who also composes the music for the songs he writes is called a songwriter .A singer who writes the lyri...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Jewish Families from Lipník nad Bečvou (Leipnik), Moravia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to list representatives of all of the Jewish families from the Moravian town of Lipník nad Bečvou (Leipnik) in the Czech Republic. This video describes the history of the town and its Jewish community. LIPNIK NAD BECVOU (Czech. Lipník nad Bečvou; Ger. Leipnik), town in N.E. Moravia, Czech Republic. A synagogue is first mentioned there in 1540, ...

  • 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...

  • 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

  • Union Army - US Civil War

    Feel free to add your Ancestors to this project if they fought for the Union side during the American Civil War (1861 - 1865). Add no inflammatory comments, be respectful. These are the Men, Fighting for a cause they believed in, that spilled their Blood, to help shape America Divided, into the United States of America. Main objectives for this War President of the Northern Union States...

  • 1918 lnfluenza Pandemic - USA: Fatalities

    1918 Influenza pandemic - USA: Fatalities The influenza pandemic of 1918-1919 killed more people than the Great War, known today as World War I (WWI), at somewhere between 20 and 40 million people. It has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in recorded world history. More people died of influenza in a single year than in four-years of the Black Death Bubonic Plague from 1347 to 1351. ...

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  • 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,...

  • 1918 lnfluenza Pandemic

    1918 Influenza Pandemic The 1918 flu pandemic (January 1918 – December 1920) was an unusually deadly influenza pandemic, the first of the two pandemics involving H1N1 influenza virus. It infected 500 million people across the world, including remote Pacific islands and the Arctic, and killed 50 to 100 million of them—three to fi...

  • Working with Relationships

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

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

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

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  • The Dutch Wood for the Trees project

    This projects has the aim to explain the way about, how to browse through film roles with ‘original Dutch records’ by using the Mormon database at Familysearch.org

  • 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...

  • 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&#...

  • Lincoln College, Oxford University

    Lincoln College, University of Oxford Turl Street, Oxford Founded by Richard Fleming, Bishop of Lincoln 1427 Lincoln College (in full: The College of the Blessed Mary and All Saints, Lincoln) is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom. Lincoln was founded in 1427 by Richard Fleming, then Bishop of Lincoln. It is the ninth oldest of Oxford University...

  • 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...

  • Brahmin Tree

    The project is to draw our BRAHMIN family tree. Some work in this regard is done based on active collaboration of many collaborators, data available on GENI where found necessary to complete/extend the tree further as well as the tree matches suggested by Geni. This tree has now over 68,000 profiles connected. There are over 100 collaborators in this project. I request you to please collaborate...

  • Rhodesian Settlers - Small Trees

    Rhodesian Settlers - Small Trees This project lists small unconnected trees of people who settled in Rhodesia. The starting point for information has been Death Notices as found on the FamilySearch - see the two Zimbabwe links at the bottom of the page. The families have been researched by Annie Kloppers and the profile linked to this project in the hope that in time these will be connected...

  • Tallinna Pärnamäe kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Tallinna Pärnamäe kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Pärnamäe kalmistu kontaktandmed Maetu otsing Haudi andmebaasis Maetu otsing Find A Grave andmebaasis -------------------...

  • Early Normans c.790-1066

    This project is a sub-project of Norman Families of Normandy and England . The profiles in this project will include those families living in Normandy in the 9th, 10th and early 11th centuries, most of whom had Viking ancestry. See that page for more historical information. The Dukes of Normandy have their own Project. Families One of the best sources on the family relationships of the va...

  • Introduktion til Geni for danske brugere

    Introduktion til Geni for danske brugere: I dette dokument bedes der ikke laves ændringer. Hvis der er noget der skal vendes bedes det gøres over en debat. Når der kommer nyheder på, vil der stå nyt, Nyt, over det nye emne. In English== see here -- -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ...

  • 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

  • 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...

  • United States House of Representatives

    The United States House of Representatives From Wikipedia: The United States House of Representatives is one of the two houses of the United States Congress (bicameral legislature). It is frequently referred to as 'the House'. The other house is the Senate. The composition and powers of the House are established in Article One of the United States Constitution. The major power of the House ...

  • Spanish American War

    The Spanish–American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States. It ultimately ended with the Americans defeating the Spaniards. Revolts against Spanish rule had been endemic for decades in Cuba and were closely watched by Americans; there had been war scares before, as in the Virginius Affair in 1873. By 1897–98, American public opinion grew angrier at reports...

  • 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...

  • British Writers: Q - S

    British Writers: Q - S This project is a place to gather together profiles of British born writers of all genres. Those with bold links have profiles on Geni. Links that are not bold are to other sources. Names are arranged alphabetically and spread across 6 projects to handle the numbers. (A - C) : (D - G) : (H - K): (L - P) : (*Q - S): (T - Z) . How to add a link is explained in the f...

  • British Writers: L - P

    British Writers: L - P This project is a place to gather together profiles of British born writers of all genres. Those with bold links have profiles on Geni. Links that are not bold are to other sources. Names are arranged alphabetically and spread across 6 projects to handle the numbers. (A - C) : (D - G) : (H - K) : (*L - P): (Q - S) : (T - Z) . How to add a link is explained in the ...

  • British Writers: A - C

    British Writers: A - C This project is a place to gather together profiles of British born writers of all genres. Those with bold links have profiles on Geni. Links that are not bold are to other sources. Names are arranged alphabetically and spread across 6 projects to handle the numbers. (*A - C): (D - G) : (H - K) : (L - P) : (Q - S) : (T - Z) . How to add a link is explained in the ...

  • Novelists

    Novelists This is a universal project for profiles of Novelists on GENi A novelist is a person who writes novels A novel is a book length narrative, normally in prose, which describes fictional characters and events, usually in the form of a sequential story. Fictionality is most commonly cited as distinguishing novels from historiography. References and Sources List of Novelists ...

  • Playwrights

    Playwrights A playwright , also known as a dramatist , is a person who writes dramatic literature or drama. These works may be written specifically to be performed by actors, or they may be closet dramas - simple literary works - written using dramatic forms, but not meant for performance. The earliest playwrights in Western literature with surviving works are the Ancient Greeks. These ea...

  • Canadian Portal

    The Canadian Portal Portail du Canada The Canadian portal is a place to meet other researchers, share information and take part in discussions and find everything available on Geni related to Canada. In addition to the above this portal will also function as a research tool with the links and sources provided on this portal page. About Canada à propos Canada is a North American cou...

  • Saskatchewan Volunteer Medal

    The Saskatchewan Volunteer Medal (SVM) is a civil decoration for volunteers in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan, introduced in 1995 by the Government of Saskatchewan. Prior to the establishment of the medal volunteerism could be recognized by the Saskatchewan Order of Merit, but this is only one of the fields for which the Order is presented. The medal was established to remedy inadequate ...

  • French and Indian War

    This was one of the many wars that made up the French and Indian Wars. See the Master Project Indian Wars The summary is taken from French and Indian War and Atlas of the North American Indian, Revised Edition, 2000. French and Indian War What most historians call the French and Indian War was really the final conflict in a long series of wars among the the European colonial powers for wo...

  • SmartCopy

    Tool for copying genealogical data into Geni. SmartCopy is a Google Chrome browser extension that allows advanced Geni users to copy information and profiles from various sources into Geni. It provides quick access to research links and HistoryLink tools. Download SmartCopy Supported Sites MyHeritage Data ( SuperSearch, Smart Matches, Record Matches ). MyHeritage Genealogies Billi...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 1st Cherokee Mounted Rifles

    [ ] The 1st Cherokee Mounted Rifles was a Confederate States Army regiment which fought in the Indian Territory during the American Civil War. One of its commanders was Stand Watie. Confederate officials commissioned Stand Watie a colonel in the Confederate States Army in July 1861 and authorized him to raise the First Regiment of Cherokee Mounted Volunteers. Cherokee Chief John Ross signed...

  • 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...

  • Jewish Families of Warsaw

    Warsaw was built on the banks of the Vistula River. The city has been capital of various reorganizations of Poland's territory since the 16th century, when Zygmunt III, commemorated in the famous Zymunt Column, moved the capital of Poland from Krakow. The history of Warsaw spans over 1400 years. In that time, the city evolved from a cluster of villages to the capital of a major European power...

  • Christ's College, Cambridge

    [ ] Christ's College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge, officially comprising the Master and Fellows of the College as well as about 600 students.[1] The college was founded by Lady Margaret Beaufort in 1505, its royal charter granted on May 1 of that year, and was the twelfth of the Cambridge colleges to be founded in its current form. It was originally established as G...

  • United Empire Loyalists

    "The name United Empire Loyalists is an honorific given after the fact to those American Loyalists who resettled in British North America and other British Colonies as an act of fealty to King George III after the British defeat in the American Revolutionary War and prior to the Treaty of Paris." (Wikipedia) United Empire Loyalists May we always remember that these brave men and women, were...

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  • 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...

  • Purple Heart

    Purple Heart is a United States military decoration awarded in the name of the President to those wounded or killed, while serving, on or after April 5, 1917, with the U.S. military. With its forerunner, the Badge of Military Merit, which took the form of a heart made of purple cloth, the Purple Heart is the oldest military award still given to U.S. military members; the only earlier award bein...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Groton Avery Clan

    Background In 1912 Elroy McKendree Avery and Catherine Hitchcock (Tilden) Avery published the seminal 2 volume edition THE GROTON AVERY CLAN. To this day it stands as the most complete and well researched genealogical reference of the Groton, Connecticut Avery line descended from Christopher Avery and Margery Stephens of England. This project is a compilation of Geni Profiles that are cited...

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

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

  • 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...

  • Continental Navy 1775 - 1785

    This project is intended for all of those that served in the United States Continental Navy. The Continental Navy was the navy of the United States during the American Revolutionary War, and was formed in 1775. Through the efforts of the Continental Navy's patron, John Adams, and vigorous Congressional support in the face of stiff opposition, the fleet cumulatively became relatively substanti...

  • Reich Refugees during Holocaust 1933-1945

    The idea of this project is to include "all" refugees from the Holocaust who managed to emigrate from Europe to safe countries, and to connect these immigrants to their families in Europe. Holocaust & Reich Refugees & Emigrés 1933-1945 List of Project Profiles Nazi Regime GenocideTimeline , Interactive Timeline The German Nazi persecution started with the Nazi boycott of Jewi...

  • 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...

  • British Politicians

    Umbrella Project for the Politicians of Great Britain. Pictured right: Benjamin Disraeli Projects under this umbrella: 16th Century Members of Parliament 17th Century Members of Parliament 18th Century Members of Parliament 19th Century Members of Parliament 20th Century Members of Parliament 21st Century Members of Parliament Whig party members Labour party members Conser...

  • Founders of Norwich CT

    Norwich, Connecticut was founded in 1659 by settlers from Old Saybrook led by Major John Mason and Reverend James Fitch. They purchased the land that would become Norwich from the local Native American Mohegan Tribe. note: To become a Member by Descent it is necessary to provide documentation that proves your ancestry to one of the original proprietors. To apply, you will need an Applicatio...

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  • 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.

  • South Carolina in the US Civil War (CSA) 1861-1865

    This project is used to relate all units from South Carolina who served in the Confederate Army.

  • Confederate States Army

    The Confederate States Army was the army of the Confederate States of America (or "Confederacy") while the Confederacy existed during the American Civil War. On February 8, 1861, delegates from the seven Deep South states which had already declared their secession from the United States of America adopted the Provisional Constitution of the Confederate States of America. On February 28, 1861, t...

  • Confederate States of America

    The Confederate States of America ( CSA or C.S.A. ), commonly referred to as the Confederacy , was an unrecognized secessionist state existing from 1861–65. It was originally formed by seven slave states in the Lower South region of the United States whose regional economy was mostly dependent upon agriculture, particularly cotton, and a plantation system of production which in turn larg...

  • 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...

  • Battles in 1861 - US Civil War

    This project is used to relate all battles of the Civil War that were fought in 1861. Missouri The Battle of Wilson's Creek "The Bull Run of the west"

  • 1861 in the US Civil War

    This project is a holding place for the various projects created involving 1861 and the US Civil War.

  • Farmer 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...

  • Gårdshistorikk: Berg, Vestvågøy, Nordland, Norge

    Kilde Kilde Buksnes Bygdebok av Ola Berg , Bind II, 2. Opplag ( ) _____________________________________________________ Buksnes GÅRDSNR. 9 Ballstad og GÅRDSNR.10 Ballstadøy GÅRDSNR. 20 Bolle GÅRDSNR. 16 Buksnes GÅRDSNR. 31 Bø GÅRDSNR. 37 Farstad GÅRDSNR. 23 Flæsa GÅRDSNR. 15 Gjerstad GÅRDSN...

  • The Battle of Antietam, MD September 17, 1862 US Civil War

    The Battle of Antietam /ænˈtiːtəm/ also known as the Battle of Sharpsburg, particularly in the South, fought on September 17, 1862, near Sharpsburg, Maryland, and Antietam Creek as part of the Maryland Campaign, was the first major battle in the American Civil War to take place on Union soil. It is the bloodiest single-day battle in American history, with a combined ...

  • R-M167/SRY2627 (Y-DNA)

    The purpose of this project is to document the paternal lineage of all peoples positive for the genetic marker M167/SRY2627. This marker defines the y-DNA haplogroup currently labeled R1b1a2a1a1b5a. Subclades R - R-M207/UTY2 * R1b1a2 - R-M269 * R1b1a2a1a1 - L11/S127 * R1b1a2a1a1a3, 439=null - R-L1, 439=null R1b1aa1a1a4 - R-L48/S162 R1b1a2a1a1b - R-P312 R1b1a2a1a1b3c - ...

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

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

  • Eesti õpetajad

    Siia projekti võiksid kuuluda läbi aegade õpetajaametit pidanud inimesed. Eduard Marjak: Aleksander Aruoja-(Arbeiter): Samuel Keerberg: Rein Aedma: Johannes Seyboth; Karl Kirri. Erastvere Koolmeister:1829-1841a. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Julie Arrosson(Mägi):

  • First Battle of Bull Run

    First Battle of Bull Run=First Battle of Bull Run, also known as First Manassas (the name used by Confederate forces), was fought on July 21, 1861, in Prince William County, Virginia, near the city of Manassas. It was the first major land battle of the American Civil War. Just months after the start of the war at Fort Sumter, the Northern public clamored for a march against the Confederate capi...

  • The History of the Flagg Family of America

    1) Flagg family genealogist 2) the Baronetage of England

  • 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...

  • Reis de Portugal

    Para convenções de nomenclatura, consulte Reinos medievais da Europa Ocidental . Os Reis de Portugal governaram desde o estabelecimento do Reino de Portugal, em 1128, até à deposição da monarquia portuguesa e da criação da República Portuguesa, através a Implantação da República Portuguesa, em 5 de outu...

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  • 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 ...

  • Watlington Manor, Oxfordshire, England

    Watlington Manor, Oxfordshire, England=In 1068 the estate, later known as WATLINGTON manor , was held for 8 hides by Robert d'Oilly, Constable of Oxford castle. He died without male heirs and most of his land went to his brother Nigel d'Oilly, but Watlington may have been granted earlier to his daughter Maud, who married firstly Miles Crispin, custodian of Walling ford castle, and secondly Bria...

  • Wallingford Castle, Berkshire (now in Oxfordshire), England

    Wallingford Castle, Berkshire(now in Oxfordshire), England Robert D'Oyley of Liseux built Wallingford Castle, a motte and bailey affair, between 1067 & 1071. He spent much of his time acquiring land, mostly at the expense of the church. The monks of Abingdon were eventually forced to conspire against him and pray for his repentance. He fell ill and was warned in a dream to mend his ways. Afte...

  • World War II - Pearl Harbor - USS Oklahoma

    USS Oklahoma (BB-37), the only ship of the United States Navy to ever be named for the 46th state, was a World War I-era battleship and the second of two ships in her class; her sister ship was Nevada. She, along with her sister, were the first two U.S. warships to use oil fuel instead of coal. The Oklahoma which was commissioned in 1916, served in World War I as a member of BatDiv 6, protect...

  • Battle of Pearl Harbor

    The attack on Pearl Harbor (called Hawaii Operation or Operation AI by the Japanese Imperial General Headquarters (Operation Z in planning) and the Battle of Pearl Harbor) was a surprise military strike conducted by the Imperial Japanese Navy against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on the morning of December 7, 1941 (December 8 in Japan). From the standpoint of the defende...

  • Quaker Women

    This Project is to study and document Quaker women. Feel free to join, add to the list (below) - and bring your ancestresses profiles with you. Quaker Views on Women For many outside observers during the first hundred years of Quakerism, the most surprising aspect of Quakerism was the fact that "ministry" – the prerogative to speak during a Quaker meeting – was open to women f...

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  • Quaker Ancestor Roster

    Join this Project and bring your ancestor's profile! The more the merrier. Feel free to break out into "associated projects" as well. The Religious Society of Friends The Quakers, or Friends , were formed in the mid-17th Century by an English shoemaker, George Fox (1624-1691). His core belief was that man did not need an intermediary to establish a relationship with God — no trained ...

  • Cherokee History

    The goal of this project is to develop genealogical and historical knowledge of the Cherokee, indigenous peoples of North America. Who are the Cherokee (ᏣᎳᎩ)? (from ) The Cherokee (ᏣᎳᎩ) are a Native American people historically settled in the Southeastern United States (principally Georgia, the Carolinas and Eastern Tennessee). Linguistically, the...

  • Jewish Families of Częstochowa

    This is a project for Jewish Families of Częstochowa, This project aims to assemble all of the Jewish families from the town of Częstochowa. We welcome collaborators. There are a lot of families to find and enter. Feel free to join the project and enter the names of families who lived in Częstochowa. Go to ACTIONS (top right of the profile) click on ADD TO PROJECT. Select...

  • Radio Script Writers

    Radio Script WritersWriters of radio shows, documentaries, radio plays etc. > Please add any Radio Script Writers that you know of to the alphabetical list below and/or link GENi profiles to the project.See also - Screenwriters - writers of scripts for film and television drama/film- Playwrights writers of dramatic literature or drama specifically to be performed by actors on stage.=A* Robert H...

  • Before the Revolution: Pine Tree Riot (1772)

    It happened at dawn, April 14, 1772 in Weare, New Hampshire. Twenty-forty men, faces blackened with soot, entered the room of sheriff Benjamin Whiting at the Pine Tree Inn and assaulted him and his deputy, John Quigly, with switches cut from trees. Their horses had their ears cut off, their tails and manes shaved. Whiting and Quigly were forced to ride out of town through a gauntlet of jeering ...

  • Jewish Families of Frankfurt am Main, Germany

    This project concerns the 625 Jewish families identified in Alexander Dietz 's Stammbuch der Frankfurter Juden (1907). Many gravestones from the Frankfurt Jewish cemeteries are available online at Steinheim Institut . Some trees can be found at Jewish Families of Frankfurt am Main . Also available online is Ele Toldot (These are the Generations) , a collection of transcriptions of genealogica...

  • Jewish families from Terešov (Tereschau), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the village of Terešov (Tereschau) in Bohemia, Czech Republic.

  • Jewish Communities in Bohemia and Moravia, Czech Republic

    This is an umbrella project, listing all of the sub-projects on Jews from towns in Bohemia and Moravia in the Czech Republic. Our goal is to set up a project page for each of the communities, and include links to families from those communities on the particular project page. For a good example of what can be done, see Kojetín , Koloděje , Lomnice , Praha/Prag/Prague and Tuč...

  • The Hollywood Walk of Fame

    The entertainment industry has provided the world with film, television and music for decades. In 1958, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce began honoring those individuals who have made significant contribution to the media with stars on Hollywood Blvd. at Highland Avenue. Since then, over two thousand stars have been placed on the Walk of Fame recognizing individuals, both living and deceased, ...

  • Shawnee History

    The goal of this project is to develop genealogical and historical knowledge of the Shawnee, indigenous peoples of North America. Who are the Shawnee? (from ) Shawnee comes from the Algonquin word "shawun," meaning "southerner." Shawnee usually call themselves the Shawano or Shawanoe or Shawanese. They are an Algonquian-speaking people native to North America. Historically they inhabited ...

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  • Jewish Families from Boskovice (Boskowitz), Moravia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to list representatives of all of the Jewish families from the Moravian town of Boskovice ( Boskowitz ) in today's Czech Republic. Boskovice is located in the Drahanska Highlands of Moravia about 35 km north of Brno, near Prerov and Olomouc (which also had Jewish communities). The former Jewish ghetto in Boskovice is well signposted. There is a small Jewish Museum at 6 Plac...

  • 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...

  • Notable American Jews

    American Jews , also known as Jewish Americans , are American citizens of the Jewish faith or Jewish ethnicity. The Jewish community in the United States is composed predominantly of Ashkenazi Jews who emigrated from Central and Eastern Europe, and their U.S.-born descendants. A minority from all Jewish ethnic divisions are also represented, including Sephardi Jews, Mizrahi Jews, and a number o...

  • American Revolution: Battle of Guilford Courthouse (1781)

    "I never saw such fighting since God made me. The Americans fought like demons" -Lt. General Charles, Earl Cornwallis The largest, most hotly-contested battle of the Revolutionary War's Southern Campaign was fought at the small North Carolina backcountry hamlet of Guilford Courthouse. The battle proved to be the highwater mark of British military operations in the Revolutionar...

  • Imigrantes ao Brasil (Immigrants to Brazil)

    Inúmeros fluxos de imigração ao Brasil ocorreram desde a chegada dos portugueses em 1500. Muitas árvores genealógicas brasileiras são interrompidas no antepassado imigrante. Este projeto tenta facilitar a identificação deles, de forma a estreitar a possibilidade de contato com as árvores de outros países. Também s&...

  • Imigrantes Alemães ao Brasil / German Immigrants to Brazil

    A imigração alemã iniciou-se em 1818 quando os primeiros colonos alemães são mandados para a Bahia. Em 1823, após a independência, foram criados os batalhões de estrangeiros, para garantir a soberania nacional. Então, a busca oficial por colonos (nesta fase, alemães) passou a ser uma política imperial. Em julho de 18...

  • Dutch Diaspora from Zeeland : Zierikzee

    Dutch Diaspora from Zeeland : Zierikzee

  • Eesti poliitikud

    Siia kuuluvad kõik eestlastest või/ ja Eestis tegutsenud tuntud poliitikud nii parlamentaarsel kui omavalitsuslikul tasemel Estonian politicians

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