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  • 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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  • 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...

  • Union Army

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

  • 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 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...

  • 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...

  • Comptroller Generals of the United States

    The Comptroller General of the United States is the director of the Government Accountability Office (GAO, formerly known as the General Accounting Office), a legislative branch agency established by Congress in 1921 to ensure the fiscal and managerial accountability of the federal government. The Budget and Accounting Act of 1921 "created an establishment of the Government to be known as the G...

  • Columbia University

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

  • Authors

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

  • Writers

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

  • Nederlandse handleiding voor GENI * GENI voor DUMMY's

    Eenvoudig te begrijpen Nederlandstalige Gids voor Geni-gebruikers De koppeling/link naar deze pagina zal prominent bovenaan op het Nederlands portaal staan en aan nieuwe Nederlandstalige gebruikers (zodra we die ontdekken, medewerking en alerheid gevraagd!) worden toegezonden. De begeleiding zal gegeven worden door de Nederlandstalige curatoren en hun helpers uit hun eigen taalgebied. in on...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • United States Senators from New Hampshire

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

  • United States Senators

    Welcome to the United States Senators project on Geni! This project aims to bring together all of the profiles for the men and women who have served in the upper house of the American legislature since it was first convened in 1789. Anyone who has ever served in the United States Senate should be added to the project. Resources The Senate maintains a list of all senators in U.S. history ,...

  • United States Governors

    United States Governors In the United States, the title governor refers to the chief executive of each state or insular territory, not directly subordinate to the federal authorities, but the political and ceremonial head of the state. Role and powers The United States Constitution preserves the notion that the country is a federation of semi-sovereign states and that powers not speci...

  • New Hampshire Governors

    List of Governors of New Hampshire==

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 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...

  • Knights of the Garter

    Knights of the Garter The Order of the Garter is the most senior and the oldest British Order of Chivalry and was founded by Edward III in 1348. Edward, the Black Prince (son of Edward the III) was the first Knight of the Order of the Garter This project is on History Link The Order, consisting of the King and twenty-five knights, honours those who have held public office, who have cont...

  • 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...

  • Eesti Vabadussõjas langenud

    Vabadussõjas langenud Valga lähistel hukkunud / surnud vabadussõdalased (Valga Peetri koguduse meetrikas): 23. jaanuar 1919 - 2. juuli 1919 5. juuli 1919 - 21. veebruar 1920 (suri soomusrongi Kapten Irv sõdur) 9. mai 1920 (tapeti üks staabisõdur - Aleksander Tomson Johan'i poeg* ) Laiaroopalise soomusrongi nr 3 meeskonnas langenud meeste nim...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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

  • Eesti õpetajad ja õppejõud - Estonian Teachers and Academics

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

  • The Queen's College, Oxford University

    The Queen's College, University of Oxford High Street, Oxford The Queen's College is a constituent college of the University of Oxford, England. The college was founded in 1341 by Robert de Eglesfield (d'Eglesfield) in honour of Queen Philippa of Hainault (wife of King Edward III of England). The college is distinguished by its predominantly neoclassical architecture, which includes buildin...

  • 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...

  • Magdalen College, Oxford University

    Magdalen College, University of OxfordHigh Street, OxfordFounded William of Waynfleet, Lord Chancellor and Bishop of Winchester, 1458

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • Daughters of the American Revolution - Daughters

    Appropriate Profiles This project is designed to link all proven DAR Daughters. It would be beneficial to potential Daughters and researchers to include the patriot's ancestor number somewhere in the "About Me" section of the daughter's profile along with their DAR member number. If you do not know the patriot's ancestor number, you can find it on this website . Famous Daughters Susan B...

  • RODGER Family

    Research into the RODGER branch of the family tree.

  • HAMILTON Family

    Research into the HAMILTON branch of the family tree.

  • Os indígenas e a miscigenação étnica do Brasil / The indigenous and ethnic miscegenation in Brazil

    A formação do povo brasileiro como hoje o conhecemos tem início com o processo de colonização portuguesa nas primeiras décadas do século XVI. A miscigenação foi sempre um traço decisivo, se apresentando desde os primeiros contatos entre os portugueses e os indígenas nativos das terras brasileiras, assim como se observa...

  • Eesti arstid

    Siia projekti soovime Genist kokku koguda tuntumaid Eesti arste läbi kõigi ajajärkude. Arstide loend Vikipeedias Kogumik Eesti arstide saatustest alates 1939.aastast "Eesti arst läbi aegade" (Tallinn, 1989)

  • 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...

  • 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. -----------------------------------------------------------------------------...

  • Vietnam War

    The Vietnam War was a Cold War-era military conflict that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955[A 1] to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975. This war followed the First Indochina War and was fought between North Vietnam, supported by its communist allies, and the government of South Vietnam, supported by the United States and other anti-communist nations.[26] The Viet C...

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

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

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  • Tailors

    TAILOR A tailor is a person who makes, repairs, or alters clothing professionally, especially suits and men's clothing. Although the term dates to the thirteenth century, tailor took on its modern sense in the late eighteenth century, and now refers to makers of men's and women's suits, coats, trousers, and similar garments, usually of wool, linen, or silk. A tailor-made is a man's suit...

  • 18th Century British Politicians

    18th Century British Politicians Picture Right: Henry Drummond who in 1774 entered parliament, representing Wendover, Buckinghamshire. He was a supporter of Lord North, and in 1780, at North’s suggestion, he was elected an MP for Midhurst in Sussex. He held that seat until 1790. It would be most helpful if when adding a profile you could please add it also to the alphabetical list be...

  • 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...

  • The Royal Society

    The Royal Society A Gathering of the greatest of minds. The Royal Society is a Fellowship of the world's most eminent scientists and is the oldest scientific academy in continuous existence The Royal Society is a self-governing Fellowship of many of the world’s most distinguished scientists drawn from all areas of science, engineering, and medicine. The Society’s fundament...

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Americans in World War I

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

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  • World War I

    World War I ( WWI ) was a global war centred in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918. It was predominantly called the World War or the Great War from its occurrence until the start of World War II in 1939, and the First World War or World War I thereafter. It involved all the world's great powers, which were assembled in two opposing alliances: the Allies (based o...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 -------------------...

  • Eesti kirik

    Siia on plaan koguda Eestiga seotud kirikutegelased ja vaimulikud alllikaid

  • Eesti vaimulikud

    Eesti Vaimulikud - Wikipedia List [ ] (kokku 1120). ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Ülempreester: Johann Allik , sünd: 30.11.1874, surm: 15.02.1940 Maetud Pärnusse Mina olen teie tõde ja elu. Joh 14,6 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------...

  • Tallinna Rahumäe kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Tallinna Rahumäe kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Asukoht kaardil: Rahumäe kalmistu , Rahumäe, Nõmme, Tallinn, Eesti Rahumäe kalmistu kontaktandmed Maetu otsing Haudi a...

  • MyHeritage and Geni

    This Project is aimed to include all profiles that are on both the MyHeritage and Geni genealogical social networking sites and also to coordinate all users that are on both internet services

  • 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 ...

  • Lord Mayors of London

    Overview and Scope of Project The goal of this project is to bring all the Lord Mayors of London at one meeting place. wikipedia: wikipedia: Note: the position of Lord Mayor of London is NOT the same as Mayor of London The incumbent Lord Mayor of London is Michael Bear ) The incumbent Mayor of London is Boris Johnson - Wikipedia Boris Johnson is a Mayor of London and NOT a Lor...

  • 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&#...

  • CAMPBELL Family

    Research into the CAMPBELL branch of the family tree.

  • Genealogia Paulistana

    Este projeto tem por objetivo documentar e transformar em MP os perfis dos casais que dão origem às famílias descritas por Luiz Gonzaga da Silva Leme (1852-1919) em seu trabalho Genealogia Paulistana . Propõe-se que, ao incluir um casal neste projeto, revise-se a descendência a partir do trabalho de Silva Leme, em busca de elos faltantes e perfis duplicados....

  • California Institute of Technology

    Institute of Technology=The California Institute of Technology or Caltech is a private research university located in Pasadena, California, United States. Although founded as a preparatory and vocational school by Amos G. Throop in 1891, the college attracted influential scientists such as George Ellery Hale, Arthur Amos Noyes, and Robert Andrews Millikan in the early 20th century. The vocation...

  • 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...

  • English-language writers

    English-language writers are people who produces nonfictional writing or literary art such as novels, short stories, poetry, plays, screenplays, or essays in the English language.

  • Prominent Scientists: (i) Exact Sciences & Natural Sciences

    Prominent scientists who have made major contributions to our understanding of our world and the rules of nature. This project is on History Link Selected Profiles (listed by activity period): Exact Sciences BCE Pythagoras, Ὁ Πυθαγόρας, of Samos (c. 570 BCE – c. 495 BCE ) Ionian Greek phil...

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  • 1001 Vrouwen ‧ XX-e eeuw ‧ Nederland

    1001 Vrouwen - MM-eeuw - Nederland

  • Case Western Reserve University

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

  • National Medal of Science

    National Medal of Science The National Medal of Science is an honor bestowed by the President of the United States to individuals in science and engineering who have made important contributions to the advancement of knowledge in the fields of behavioral and social sciences, biology, chemistry, engineering, mathematics and physics. The twelve member presidential Committee on the National Me...

  • Eestlased Kanadas / Estonians in Canada

    Siia projekti soovime Genist kokku koguda tuntumaid eestlasi Kanadas läbi kõigi ajajärkude. Siin võiks olla isikud kes on tuntud Kanada eestlaste kogukonnas (näiteks Kanada eestlaste organisatsioonide eestvedaja) ja Kanada ühiskonnas või terves maailmas oma alal (nt tippteadlane, tuntud kirjanik, kunstnik, arhitekt, insener, fotograaf, disain...

  • Jewish Community of Hohenems

    This project aims to bring over to Geni all of the family trees (14,000 profiles) compiled at . Please join the project as a collaborator and help add these trees to Geni. Jewish history in Hohenems began in 1617 with the settlement of the first Jews with the local Earl of the Realm's family and ended in 1942 with the deportation of the last Jews from Hohenems to the Theresienstadt concentrat...

  • Johns Hopkins University

    Johns Hopkins University= Johns Hopkins University (commonly referred to as Johns Hopkins, JHU, or simply Hopkins) is a private research university in Baltimore, Maryland. Founded in 1876, the university was named after its first benefactor, the American entrepreneur, abolitionist, and philanthropist Johns Hopkins. His $7 million bequest—of which half financed the establishment of The Jo...

  • 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...

  • Order of the 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Barrister

    barrister (also known as barrister-at-law or Bar-at-law) is a type of lawyer in common law jurisdictions with a split legal profession, usually of greater value. Barristers specialize in courtroom advocacy and litigation. Their tasks include taking cases in large tribunals, drafting legal pleadings and giving expert legal opinions. Often, barristers are also regarded as legal scholars.Barrister...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • Jewish Families from Prague

    This project seeks to reconstruct the Jewish population of Prague in the late 18th and 19th centuries. In the public tree on Geni, it is possible to link up all of the major Prague families. You can find a list of Prague Jewish surnames from Alexander Beider's work . You will notice that many of them are rather uncommon today, but very distinctive for Prague, such as the possessive patro- and...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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

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