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  • 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...

  • World War One: Armed Forces - New Zealand

    When the United Kingdom declared war on Germany at the start of the First World War, the New Zealand government followed without hesitation, despite its geographic isolation and small population. It was believed at the time that any declaration of war by the United Kingdom automatically included New Zealand. The total number of New Zealand troops and nurses to serve overseas in 1914–19...

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

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

  • Illinois College

    [ ] Illinois College is a private, liberal arts college, affiliated with the United Church of Christ and the Presbyterian Church (USA), and located in Jacksonville, Illinois. It was the second college founded in Illinois, but the first to grant a degree (in 1835). It was founded in 1829 by the Illinois Band, students from Yale University who traveled westward to found new colleges.[3][4] It b...

  • 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...

  • Early Families of Scituate, Massachusetts

    Scituate, Massachusetts is a small town on the South Shore of Massachusetts, south of Boston and northwest of the start of Cape Cod. It was first resettled by Europeans starting in 1623, with major resettlement beginning in 1627 and 1628 under the jurisdiction of the General Court at Plymouth. By 1636, it was developed enough to begin managing some of its own affairs. 31 of the earliest famil...

  • British Writers - Women

    British Writers - Women This project is a place to gather together profiles of British born women writers of all genres. Those with bold links have profiles on Geni. Links that are not bold are to other sources. How to add a link is explained in the attached document - Adding links to Geni profiles in projects. Referrences and Sources A Kia Abdullah (b.1982) British novelist, ...

  • World War One: Armed Forces - England

    World War One: Armed Forces - England The British Army during World War I was fought by units which were made up exclusively of volunteers—as opposed to conscripts—at the beginning of the conflict. Because of the numbers involved this project is one of a number of projects where GENi profiles of World War One armed forces can be added. This project aims to honour those born ...

  • World War One: United Kingdom & Ireland exercise HQ

    World War One: United Kingdom & Ireland exercise Head Quarters Object of this exercise To link existing GENi profiles of WW1 personnel (survivors and casualties) to the relevant projects for men and women born in the Channel Island, England, Ireland,Scotland and Wales. This includes people born in other parts of the world into families from those countries (for example servicemen servin...

  • World War I - Veterans and Survivors

    Veterans and Survivors of World War I Image right - Harry Patch the last British army veteran of World War I who died aged 111 in 2009 This project is dedicated to everyone who served during World War I .. and survived. It is a global project. veteran - noun - a person who has had long service or experience in an occupation, office, or the like: a veteran of the police force; a vetera...

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Hercules, 1634

    Replica of the 17th century ship Godspeed An 88-foot replica of the ship that brought the first English colonists to America. The Good Ship Hercules would have been similar (although the statue of Liberty wouldn't have been there in the 17th century!!) The Good Ship Hercules In 1634, people embarked at Sandwich for New England on the 'Good ship Hercules of Sandwich'. The following is a pass...

  • 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...

  • Hanged in Colonial America

    If you know of a profile representing someone hanged in Colonial America, please add to this project. Additional resource links welcome for the "overview." from Wikipedia John Billington is thought to be one of the first men to be hanged in New England. Billington was convicted of murder in September of 1630 after he shot and killed John Newcomen.[6] During the Salem witch trials, mos...

  • 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" .

  • 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",[1] making it the 18th oldest HMC school. Eton is one of nine English indepen...

  • 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 religious institutions and qui...

  • 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...

  • Trinity College, Dublin

    [ ] Trinity College (Irish: Coláiste na Tríonóide), known in full as the College of the Holy and Undivided Trinity of Queen Elizabeth near Dublin,[7] is a research university and the sole constituent college of the University of Dublin in Ireland. The college was founded in 1592 as the "mother" of a new university,[Note 1] modelled after the collegiate universities of Oxf...

  • Winchester College

    [ ]Winchester College was founded in 1382 by William of Wykeham, Bishop of Winchester and Chancellor to both Edward III and Richard II, and the first 70 poor scholars entered the school in 1394. It was founded in conjunction with New College, Oxford, for which it was designed to act as a feeder: the buildings of both colleges were designed by master mason William Wynford. This double foundation...

  • 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...

  • Croix de Guerre Recipients

    The Croix de Guerre (English translation: Cross of War) is a military decoration of France, first created in 1915. It consists of a square-cross medal on two crossed swords, hanging from a ribbon with various degree pins. The decoration was awarded during World War I, World War II and in other conflicts. The Croix de guerre was also commonly bestowed on foreign military forces allied to Franc...

  • Royal Military Academy Sandhurst

    The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst (RMAS), commonly known simply as Sandhurst, is the British Army officer initial training centre located adjacent to the village of Sandhurst, Berkshire, about 55 kilometres (34 mi) southwest of London. The Academy's stated aim is to be "the national centre of excellence for leadership." All British Army officers, including late entry officers who were previo...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • Philanthropists

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

  • World War One - Casualties

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

  • Order of Bath

    The Order of the Bath The Order of the Bath is mainly awarded to officers of the Armed Services, as well as to a small number of civil servants. Numbers may be increased in times of war or in the event of any military or civil action or service which merits 'peculiar honour or reward'. In 1971 women were admitted to the Order for the first time. The Order now consists of the Sovereign (...

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  • Haapsalu Metsakalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need, kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Haapsalu Metsakalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Kalmistu plaan Kalmistu kaart Maetu otsing haudi andmebaasis Kontaktandmed --------------------------------------------------------------------------...

  • Mekar Melayuku

    An attempt to collect, create and compile information from members of my geneological herritage. The goal is to document and share materials such as stories, events or any narratives that can offer a glimpse or perspective of another family member. Desired form of materials may be in a form of video interviews, written testimony or slideshow of photos from past family reunions. The following ar...

  • Jewish Families of Leszno (formerly Lissa)

    Lissa is a well known birthplace of many Jewish leaders. According to Yad Vashem some 519 persons who were born in Lissa were murdered by the Nazis in the Holocaust. Most were residing in larger towns and cities at the time of WW2, particularly Berlin. Lissa was a center of Jewish studies. Present day Lissa can be investigated on the web , There is a museum in the town that holds some importa...

  • Haapsalu vana kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Haapsalu Vana kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Haapsalu Vana Kalmistu ajaloost Maetu otsing haudi andmebaasis ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Projek...

  • Wellington College, Berkshire

    [ ]Wellington College was granted its royal charter in 1853 as the Royal and Religious Foundation of The Wellington College, and was opened in 1859. Its first master[Note 1] was Edward White Benson, later Archbishop of Canterbury. The college's Visitor is HM The Queen.Originally, the school supported children of deceased officers who had held commissions in the Army. In 1952 a Supplementary Roy...

  • The Oxford-Cambridge Boat Race

    The Boat Race is an annual rowing race between the Oxford University Boat Club and the Cambridge University Boat Club, rowed between competing eights on the River Thames in London, England. It is also known as the University Boat Race and the Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race, from 2010–2012 for sponsorship reasons as the Xchanging Boat Race, and from 2013 as the BNY Mellon Boat Race. It us...

  • World War One: Armed Forces - Canada

    World War One: Armed Forces - Canada=The British declaration of war automatically brought Canada into the war, because of Canada's legal status as a British dominion which left foreign policy decisions in the hands of the UK parliament.Please link any GENi profiles of Canadian Servicemen to this project. From Canada: 418,035 served of a total 628,964 in arms.On August 5, 1914, the Governor Gene...

  • Mormon Tabernacle Choir

    The Mormon Tabernacle Choir, sometimes colloquially referred to as the MoTab, is a Grammy and Emmy Award winning, 360-member, all-volunteer choir. The choir is part of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). However, the choir is completely self-funded, traveling and producing albums to support the organization.Called "America's Choir" by U.S. President Ronald Reagan, the ...

  • Mormon Tabernacle Choir music directors

    The music director of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir is responsible for musical and creative supervision of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, the Orchestra at Temple Square, the Temple Square Chorale, and the Bells on Temple Square, which are all official musical organizations within The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).John Parry one of a group of 85 Welch converts that immigra...

  • WW1 Roll of Honour - New Zealand

    The outbreak of world war one took more than 100,000 New Zealanders overseas, or ten percent of the then population of one million, of which more than 18,000 died and over 40,000 were wounded. Nearly every New Zealand family was affected. Anzac Day on the 25th of April marks the anniversary of the first campaign that led to major casualties for Australian and New Zealand forces during the Fir...

  • 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 ...

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

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

  • OVS- SA families

    Oranje-Vrystaat Die Oranje-Vrystaat (Nederlands: Oranje-Vrijstaat) was een van die onafhanklike Boererepublieke. Die Oranje-Vrystaat was een van die provinsies van die Republiek van Suid-Afrika. Dit bestaan vandag steeds as 'n provinsie van Suid-Afrika met die verkorte naam Vrystaat. Die Oranje-Vrystaat (OVS) was ‘n onafhanklike staat in Suidelike-Afrika gedurende die tweede helfte v...

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

    The Union Army of the Potomac fought in most of the Eastern Theater campaigns, primarily in (Eastern) Virginia, Maryland, and Pennsylvania. After the end of the war, it was disbanded on June 28, 1865, shortly following its participation in the Grand Review of the Armies. Famous Units Because of its proximity to the large cities of the North, such as Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, and New Y...

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  • Union Army

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

  • 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.

  • Vedra kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. 'Projekt "Vedra kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. ]

  • 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 ...

  • Jewish Celebrity Birthdays

    Birthdays of famous Jews throughout history. Bold names are already on Geni and connected to the World Family Tree . Italicized names are on Geni but not yet connected to the World Family Tree. Unbolded names should direct to the Wikipedia page until the profile has been added to Geni. If you need help adding to the project, please start a discussion or post to the Jewish Genealogy Portal on Fa...

  • College and University Presidents

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  • Bridgewater College

    [ ]Bridgewater College, is a private, coeducational, four-year liberal-arts college located in Bridgewater, a town in Rockingham County, Virginia, United States. Established in 1880, Bridgewater College admitted women from the time of its founding and was the first private, co-educational, liberal arts college in Virginia to do so.[2]Located in the scenic and historic Shenandoah Valley, Bridgew...

  • University of Virginia

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

  • World War One: Armed Forces - Australia

    World War One: Armed Forces - Australia Please link GENi profiles of Australian Servicemen and women to this Project. 330,000 of total 416,809 in arms from Australia served in the conflict. The outbreak of World War I was greeted with considerable enthusiasm in Australia. Even before Britain declared war on Germany on 4 August 1914, the nation pledged its support alongside other states of t...

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  • Sobibor Extermination Camp

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

  • Polish Air Force in World War 2

    Polish Air Force in World War 2 Polskie Siły Powietrzne 1939-1946 The Polish Air Forces was formed in the United Kingdom and France during World War 2. The Polish Air Forces contributed to the Allies victory in air operations in the Battle of Britain and other battles. At the end of the war, about 19,400 Poles served in the Polish Air Forces. The purpose of this project is to honou...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Virginia Germanna Colonies

    Official Web Site This project is to document all of the original Germanna settlers. Descendent profiles may be added to the project directly. All the original immigrants will be listed here in the text as well. The Germanna Colonies consist primarily of the First Colony of 42 persons from the Siegerland area in Germany brought to Virginia to work for Lieutenant Governor Alexander Spotswood...

  • 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...

  • Editors

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

  • 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...

  • American Teachers

    Please add profiles of your teaching ancestors - anyone from famous professors to Sunday school teachers - and everyone in between. Collaborators, please update the project page, add resources, images, documents ... And invite more collaborators. notables Rev. Ralph Wheelock, America's First Public School Teacher resources The History of Education in America - Colonial Education...

  • Jewish Families from Klatovy, Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Klatovy in Bohemia, Czech Republic. KLATOVY (Ger. Klattau), town in S.W. Bohemia, Czech Republic. One Jewess is mentioned in Klatovy in the early 14th century; although no further documentary evidence exists, it is assumed that there was a community there until the 16th century. In the 18th century the seat of the Klato...

  • Jewish Families of Wolsztyn

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

  • Kraków Ghetto

    Kraków Ghetto was one of five major, metropolitan Jewish ghettos created by Nazi Germany in the General Government territory for the purpose of persecution, terror, and exploitation of Polish Jews during the German occupation of Poland in World War II. It was a staging point to begin dividing "able workers" from those who would later be deemed unworthy of life. The Ghetto was liquida...

  • 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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  • Bioasli

    BIOASLI Bioasli adalah sejenis makanan ... ,kejayaanribu ahli Konsi pemalaman dancita , kata MOTIVASI bersama ratusan orang ribu ahli dizamanan ini. Hantar lahtulisan awak ke untokkesenan. Kopi kelepa para Hubungan kelemin ( Kegunaan suami isteri) [Asss ] Losyen Power 3.1 Brutal Membantu pancutan Lotion Power 3line Membantu Membesar alat Losyen Kamar Sutera Membantu Memcept& meket...

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  • 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...

  • Rockingham County, Virginia, USA

    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

  • HistoryLink

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

  • Clergé Catholique du Québec

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

  • Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Québec, Canada

    Aperçu Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré ( carte ) fait partie de la MRC La Côte-de-Beaupré de la Communauté métropolitaine de Québec , région de la Capitale-Nationale . Toponymie « Sainte-Anne des Petits Caps » : Ancien nom. « Sainte-Anne-du-Nord » : Ancien nom créé pour faire la distinction avec S...

  • Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatière, Québec, Canada

    Aperçu Overview Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatière ( carte ) Toponymie Toponymy « La Combe » : Nom originalement donné par Mgr de Laval « Grande-Anse » : Ancien nom « Sainte-Anne-de-la-Grande-Anse » : Ancien nom « Sainte-Anne-du-Sud » : Ancien nom, créé pour distinction avec Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupr&#...

  • La Malbaie, Québec, Canada

    Sources Site officiel La Malbaie (ville 1999), PADREM La Malbaie - Pointe-au-Pic, PADREM Saint-Étienne de la Malbaie, PADREM La Malbaie (ville 1896), PADREM

  • Rivière-Ouelle, Québec, Canada

    Aperçu Overview Rivière-Ouelle sur la carte . Toponymie Toponymy Indiquez les lieux dans Geni How to Input Locations in Geni Standard Location Names for Québec, Canada ... 1673 et avant : Place Name = City = (future Rivière-Ouelle) County = [laissez vide keep blank ] State/Province = Québec Country = Canada ... 1674 et 1854 : ...

  • Nicolet, Québec, Canada

    {en construction} Sources Nicolet (ville), PADREM

  • Rivière-du-Loup, Québec, Canada

    Aperçu Overview Rivière-du-Loup sur la carte . Toponymie Toponymy « Rivière-du-Loup, en bas » : Surnom « en bas » donné à la municipalité pour la distinguer de l'autre Rivière-du-Loup (aujourd'hui Louiseville) localisée plus haut sur la rive du Saint-Laurent. « Saint-Patrice-de-la-Rivière...

  • Lvov Ghetto גטו לבוב

    The Lviv Ghetto or the Lwów Ghetto (also known as Lvov or Lemberg Ghetto , Polish: getto lwowskie) was a World War II ghetto set up in the city of Lwów (now Lviv, Ukraine) on the territory of Nazi-administered General Government in German-occupied Poland. It was one of the largest Jewish ghettos established by Nazi Germany after the joint Nazi-Soviet invasion of Poland. The ci...

  • Louiseville, Québec, Canada

    Aperçu Overview Louiseville sur la carte . Toponymie Toponymy Noms différents : « Rivière du Loup, en haut » : ... « Saint-Antoine-de-la-Rivière-du-Loup » : paroisse. « La Rivière-Du-Loup » : ... Le « Loup » réfère à des loups de mer, ou phoques. ATTENTION: Ne pas ...

  • Pioneers of Canada - Quebec

    Pioneers of Canada - Quebec Pictured right: Victor Begin was the only French Canadian officer serving in the NorthWest Mounted Police. and he had been with them for 15 years. If you would like to know a bit more, please consult the Skagway Historical Society which has posted a brief biography of Joseph Victor Begin. History: From New France to Confederation French colonization started w...

  • Pioneers of Canada - Nova Scotia

    Pioneers of Canada - Nova Scotia ===People=====Settlement and Immigration===The French who established the first successful settlement of Europeans in the province at Port-Royal in 1605 named it Acadia, from the name assigned to the coast by Giovanni da Verrazzano. Lasting British settlement did not occur until the founding of Halifax in 1749 by Governor Edward Cornwallis who brought with him s...

  • Anciennes Provinces de France

    Introduction Ce projet regroupe les anciennes provinces de France. Le classement par province n'a jamais été précis sous l'Ancien Régime. Certaines régions avaient des bordures très discutables. Nous fournissons ici une structure quelque peu simplifié dans le but d'aider les généalogistes intéressés à attribue...

  • Comtat Venaissin (enclave papale), France

    Introduction Comtat Venaisssin était une enclave papale de France de l'Ancien Régime. Liste complète des anciennes province complete list Indiquez les lieux dans Geni How to Input Locations in Geni ... 1789 et avant : City = (voir ci-dessous see below 'Locations') County = [laissez vide keep blank ] State/Province = Comtat Venaissin Country = France ...

  • 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,...

  • Suicide in response to Nazi oppression

    Rather than face deportation and murder, a number of victims of Nazi oppression committed suicide. For example, in the wake of Germany's annexation of Austria, hundreds of Jews took their own lives. Today this final act of desperation is seen as an act of resistance, of an attempt at some sort of self-determination by the victims of Nazi oppression. This project seeks to collect the profiles of...

  • Château-Richer, Québec, Canada

    Aperçu Overview Château-Richer ( carte ) fait partie de la MRC La Côte-de-Beaupré de la Communauté métropolitaine de Québec , région de la Capitale-Nationale . Toponymie Toponymy Indiquez les lieux dans Geni // How to Input Locations in Geni Standard Location Names for Québec, Canada ... 1639 et avant : Place Name...

  • Québec, Québec, Canada

    Aperçu Overview La ville de Québec ( carte ) fait partie de l' agglomération de Québec de la Communauté métropolitaine de Québec , région de la Capitale-Nationale . Toponymie Toponymy « » : Indiquez les lieux dans Geni How to Input Locations in Geni Standard Location Names for Québec, Canada ... n...

  • Charlesbourg, Québec, Canada

    Aperçu Overview Charlesbourg sur la carte . Toponymie Toponymy Depuis 2002, Charlesbourg est un arrondissement de la Communauté métropolitaine de Québec . Indiquez les lieux dans Geni How to Input Locations in Geni Standard Location Names for Québec, Canada ... 1659 et avant : Place Name = City = (future Charlesbourg) County = [lai...

  • Boucherville, Québec, Canada

    Maires Mayors Jean Martel Sources Site officiel Boucherville (ville), PADREM

  • Eastern Mennonite University

    [ ] Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) is a private liberal arts university in the Shenandoah Valley of the U.S. state of Virginia, affiliated with one of the historic peace churches, the Mennonite Church USA.[5] Its 97-acre (390,000 m2) main campus is located near Harrisonburg, Virginia. The university operates a satellite campus in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, which primarily caters to working ...

  • Irish Americans

    Irish Americans Irish Americans are one of America's biggest ethnic groups. In fact, nearly 40 million people said they have some Irish ancestry on the 2008 U.S. Census. That's about 12 percent of the population of the United States. Many Irish people came to America during the years of the Irish Potato Famine, or the Great Famine, as it was called. A disease destroyed Ireland's potato crop, ...

  • Henrico County, Virginia, USA

    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

  • 1918 lnfluenza Pandemic - Yugoslavian Fatalities

    1918 Influenza Pandemic - Yugoslavian Fatalities "Please add to this project any profiles of those who suffered but survived the' Spanish Flu' pandemic of 1918 To participate in any project - you do need to first be a collaborator - so please join the project using the request link under "actions" at the top right of the page. Visit Geni Wikitext, Unicode and images which gives a great de...

  • Notables of World War I

    World War I (WWI) , predominantly called the World War or the Great War was a major war centred in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918. It involved all the world's great powers, which were assembled in two opposing alliances: the Allies (based on the Triple Entente of the United Kingdom, France and Russia) and the Central Powers (originally centred around the Tri...

  • The Order of St Michael and St George

    The Order of St. Michael and St. George The Order of St Michael and St George is awarded to men and women of high office, or who render extraordinary or important non-military service in a foreign country. It can also be conferred for important or loyal service in relation to foreign and Commonwealth affairs. Instituted in 1818 by the Prince Regent (later George IV), the Order of St Micha...

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  • Geni Polska

    Zapraszamy do uczestniczenia w projekcie Geni Polska - który ma na celu skupienie jak największej liczby polskich użytkowników Geni w celu lepszej i wydajniejszej współpracy! W przypadku jakichkolwiek pytań kliknij tutaj . For English language, please see In English thread in Geni Polska message board. Członków prosimy o zaprasz...

  • 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. ...

  • 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...

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