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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...

  • Boxer Rebellion

    The British Expeditionary Force was sent to China during the Boxer Rebellion.

  • Tallinna Metsakalmistu

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

  • Burgemeesters in NOORD-HOLLAND nl.

    NLD: Politiek ‧ Bestuur ‧ Rechtspraak ‧ Burgemeesters in de provincie NOORD-HOLLAND ‧ Voor Nederlandse burgemeesters in andere provincies zoekt u via Burgemeesters IN • Groningen nl. • Friesland • Drenthe • Overijssel • FLEVOLAND nl. • Gelderland • Utrecht • Noord-Holland • Zuid-Holland •...

  • Eesti sport

    Siia projekti soovime Genist kokku koguda tuntumaid Eesti sportlasi aga ka sporditegelasi (ROK presidendid, spordiajakirjanikud, jms.) läbi kõigi ajajärkude.

  • Eesti sõjaväelased

    Siia projekti soovime Genist kokku koguda tuntumaid Eesti sõjaväelasi läbi kõigi ajajärkude. Sõjaväelased Eesti VR kavalerid II Maailmasõja ohvrid Eestlastest kavaleride elulood I Maaimasõjas Ohvitseride andmekogu Eesti Vabariigi kaadriohvitseride saatus 1938-1996. Vello Salo (Okupatsioonide Repressiivpoliitika Uurimise ...

  • New Amsterdam - Baptisms - 1639-1674

    Baptisms in New Amsterdam Dopen in Nieuw Amsterdam . This project aims to identify and document all the baptisms that were formally recorded in New Amsterdam until 1674 (the year in which New Netherland switched from being a Dutch province to an English colony). The ultimate objective is to contribute to a unique, integrated set of all the relationships that constitute the "Dutch" ancestr...

  • Edsleskog birth info missing

    Project description Assign profiles to this project if the birthplace hasn't been specified to a certain cottage or village in the parish of Edsleskog. Note that quite often birth dates are wrong when not taken directly from the birth records book. Profiles placed here should be examined further for birthplace and birthdate data in church records. Edsleskog birth records begins in 1786, how...

  • Passengers of the 'Victoria' Hamburg to Cape Town 1859

    The Victoria departed from Hamburg on 1 October 1859 under Captain C.P. Thönissen Final destination: Cape Town The vessel belonged to J.C.Godefroy & Company, Hamburg Merchants & Shippers A voyage in 1859 usually took about 3 months from Hamburg to Cape Town. Unless they had bad weather or an accident, they would have arrived in late December 1859 or early January 1860. Above info...

  • World War One - Military Cross recipients

    Military Cross Instituted on 28th December 1914 the Military Cross (M.C.) is the third level military decoration awarded to Officers for an act or acts of exemplary gallantry during active operations against the enemy. Commissioned officers with the rank of Captain or below or Warrant Officer were eligible for the award. From June 1917 officers of the rank of captain but who had a temporary...

  • World War One: Non-Combatants - Wales

    World War One: Non-Combatants - Wales See England page for various Corps involved This is a sub-project of World War One: Armed Forces - Wales This project aims to honour all categories of non-combatant servicemen from Wales who participated and/or died during or as a consequence the war. Please assist by linking the GENi profiles of such individuals from Wales to this project Please li...

  • World War One: United Kingdom (inc Ireland) exercise HQ

    World War One: United Kingdom (inc Ireland) exercise Head Quarters Object of this exercise To link existing GENi profiles of WW1 personnel to the relevant projects for Ireland and the United Kingdom To add as many new profiles and small trees of WW1 service men and women to GENi as we can. The long term objective is to see how much can be achieved by 2018. Action Plan To do th...

  • World War One - Casualties

    Casualties of World War One See also - World War 1 Main page 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 East Africa. Lieutenant James Lawrence Hedding Lieutenant in the 3rd Battalion...

  • Cónsules de Inglaterra en Chile, Siglo XIX

    Listado de Cónsules de Inglaterra en Chile durante el Siglo XIX Proyecto creado por Jaime Ross(c) , 10/01/2015 ----------- The function of the consuls was fulfilling a function of assisting the British commercial expansion and in its fundamental connection with the Foreign Office, had the duty to compile detailed reports on navigation and trade in their distritos.En theory, such report...

  • Magdalen College , Oxford University

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

  • Victoria Cross holders

    The Victoria Cross (VC) is the highest military decoration awarded for valour "in the face of the enemy" to members of the armed forces of various Commonwealth countries, and previous British Empire territories. Victoria Cross List of Victoria Cross recipients by nationality List of Victoria Cross recipients of uncertain nationality British West Indies recipients of the Victoria Cross

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  • World War I

    World War One ( 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...

  • Eesti näitlejad

    Siia projekti soovime Genist kokku koguda tuntumaid Eesti näitlejaid läbi kõigi ajajärkude. Samuti sobivad siia kõik muud teatritega seostuvad isikud: lavastajad, teatrite juhid, teatriteadlased, teatrikriitikud jne. Hakatuseks wikipediast Eesti näitlejate kategooria Viide Wikipediasse Eesti näitlejate loend (need kelle kohta on lugu Wiki...

  • Kommunismi mustad kuriteod (Eestis)

    Siia võiksid kuuluda need, kes on olnud represseeritud vene võimude poolt, aga ka need, kes on represseeritutega (vangi langenud, küüditatud vm vene võimu poolt ahistatud) lähedased, sugulased, hõimlased, naabrid, tuttavad, sõbrad jt represseeritute ja küüditatutega seotud inimesed. Paragrahv 58 ehk § 58 oli 1926. ...

  • Eestlased Ühendriikides / Estonians in USA

    Siia projekti soovime Genist kokku koguda tuntumad eestlased Ameerika Ühendriikides läbi kõigi ajajärkude.

  • Eesti kunstnikud

    Siia projekti soovime Genist kokku koguda tuntumaid Eesti kunstnikke, karikaturiste, kunstiajaloolasi, -kriitikuid, -teadlasi ja ka kunsti restauraatoreid läbi kõigi ajajärkude. Hakatuseks wikipediast Eesti kunstnike kategooria Viide Wikipediasse Eesti kunstnike loend (need kelle kohta on lugu Wikipedias, sealses järjestused) A Mari Aakre Reio Aare ...

  • Rhodesian Treks - Cover page

    Thomas Moodie Trek 1892 From Bethlehem, 5th May 1892 to Water Fall, 3rd January 1893. Rhodes believed it was essential to his plans of occupying Manicaland by establishing a European settlement. He obtained the services of George Benjamin Dunbar Moodie to recruit farmers from the Orange Free State, with the offer of a 3 000 morgen farm in Gazaland to every man and boy who could trek to the ...

  • South African mtDNA - Female Progenitors

    A mitochondrial DNA test (mtDNA test) traces a person's matrilineal or mother-line ancestry using the DNA in his or her mitochondria. mtDNA is passed down by the female, unchanged, to all her children. Her daughters will pass it onto all of their children, but her sons will not. Your mtDNA-line is therefore your mother's mother's mother etc; and your mtDNA South African Progenitor is the firs...

  • U2c (mtDNA)

    For people who have tested and are assigned the maternal haplogroup U2c or who are believed to have had that maternal haplogroup based on descendants tested.== Defining Mutations ==* (to be added)== Origin ==(to be added)== Distribution ==Haplogroup U2 is most common in South Asia[10] but is also found in low frequency in Central and West Asia, as well as in Europe as U2e (the Western Eurasian ...

  • South Africans' Geni Landing Site. WELKOM CUZZINS!

    Hello!! "Welkom Cuzzins" is the SA Master Page , providing links to all the other South African based projects as a Help Page, Index of SA Projects, Historical Timeline and Communication portal. Tip Click on the 'Follow' button in the top right hand corner of the page if you want to join the SA Geni cuzzin community. We've also got a Facebook page for SA Geni users - to keep everyone up...

  • 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 ...

  • Theresienstadt Ghetto

    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...

  • Anglo-Russian Railway Dispute of Tientsin, China during Boxer Troubles

    British Expeditionary Force was in China and Captain William D. McSwiney of the 7th Dragoon Guards was seconded for special service as Railway Staff Officer in August 1900 - at the outbreak of the Boxer Troubles in China - to Tientsin during the Anglo-Russian Railway dispute. He was fluent in many languages, including Russian. General Sir E.G. Barrow, Chief of Staff of the Anglo-Indian continge...

  • Introduksjon til Geni.com - norsk

    I Norway For English speaking users with Norwegian relatives, see Norwegian Ancestry - information Dette prosjektet tar sikte på å forklare hvordan Geni fungerer, og være en veiledning til hvor man kan få hjelp. Om du nettopp er blitt lagt til i prosjektet av en Kurator, er dette for å gjøre deg oppmerksom på denne informasjonen. Legg gjerne ...

  • 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...

  • Michiel de Ruyter (The Movie)

    Rollen...* Michiel de Ruyter ----- (act: Frank Lammers)* Charles II of England ----- (act: Charles Dance)* Maarten Tromp ----- (act: Rutger Hauer)* Anna de Ruyter-van Gelder ----- (act: Sanne Langelaar)* Johan de Witt ----- (act: Barry Atsma)* Cornelis de Witt ----- (act: Roeland Fernhout)* Wendela de Witt-Bicker ----- (act: Lieke van Lexmond)* Willem III van Oranje ----- (act: Egbert Jan Weebe...

  • ŠIAURĖS LIETUVOS ŽEMVALDŽIAI IR BAJORAI

    PROJEKTAS SKIRTAS ŠIAURĖS LIETUVOJE GYVENUSIŲ ŽEMVALDŽIŲ IR BAJORŲ GIMINĖMS. DVARAI BALTPAMŪŠIS Barono Bero dvaras BEJĖNAI Bejėnų dvaras buvo Vaškų parapijoje maždaug 3 km nuo Vaškų. 1866 m. savininkas bajoras Aleksandras Giedraitis Aleksandro...

  • World War One: Armed Forces - Wales

    World War One: Armed Forces - Wales 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 soldiers can be added. This project aims to honour the Welsh who fou...

  • Imigrantes Portugueses ao Brasil / Portuguese immigrants to Brazil

    Imigração Portuguesa ao Brasil Este é o projeto principal que será redirecionado para outros subprojetos, conforme links relacionados à Lista de Concelhos abaixo. Veja as Orientações. Imigração portuguesa no Brasil, ou emigração portuguesa para o Brasil, é o movimento populacional de portugueses para o Brasi...

  • Eesti NSV - ENSV

    Eesti NSV - Эстонская ССР - Estonian SSR Siia soovime koguda kõik "kuulsad ja tuntud" isikud kellele andis võimaluse Nõukogude Eesti 1940 – 1941 / 1944 – 1990. EKP sekretärid, Ülemnõukogu liikmed, Ministrite nõukogu ministrid, komsomolitö&#x...

  • Lodz Ghetto גטו לודז

    The Łódź Ghetto (German: Ghetto Litzmannstadt ) was the second-largest ghetto (after the Warsaw Ghetto) established for Jews and Roma in German-occupied Poland. Situated in the town of Łódź and originally intended as a temporary gathering point for Jews, the ghetto was transformed into a major industrial centre, providing much needed supplies for Nazi...

  • Portaal voor Nederlandstaligen

    (laatst gewijzigd op 2014-03-28 -gjh-) . Welkom Nederlands-, Vlaams-, Afrikaans- & alle andere 'Dutch-like'-taligen! Dit forum is voor iedereen die de Nederlandse taal kan lezen en schrijven. Dit kan u helpen uw genealogisch onderzoek te verbeteren, om vragen te stellen om problemen op te lossen, discussies te volgen of er aan deel te nemen, te lezen over en meewerken aan projecten, meded...

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

  • Show Business Families

    This is a collection for show business families on Geni - historic and contemporary. The guideline is that at least one of the relationships in the clan should be by blood – siblings, parents, children, cousins, and so on. To add a profile to the project, actions menu (upper right) > Add profiles. Or from the profile, actions menu (upper right) > add to project. Invite more ...

  • World War One: Armed Forces - Ireland

    World War One: Armed Forces - Ireland During World War I (or the Great War) (1914–1918), Ireland was part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, which entered the war in August 1914 as one of the Entente Powers, along with France and the Russian Empire. Over 200,000 Irishmen fought in the war, in several theatres and either 30,000 or, if one includes those who died servi...

  • 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):

  • World War One - Irish Victoria Cross Recipients

    World War One: Irish Victoria Cross recipients Aim of this project is to collect all genealogical profiles of Irish recipients of the Victoria Cross List of recipients B Eric Norman Frankland Bell born Enniskillen Co. Fermanagh 1895. Edward Bingham ' born Bangor County Down 1881. George Boyd-Rochfort born Middleton Park House, Westmeath 1880 C John Caffrey born Birr,County...

  • World War One: Ireland

    Aim of this project The aim of this project is to collect and add profiles of all Irish who were involved in World War One, including soldiers and non-combatants like nurses, medics, engineers etc. World War One - Ireland During World War I (or the Great War) (1914–1918), Ireland was part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, which entered the war in August 1914 as on...

  • British celebrities

    British celebrities have made a profound impact in all areas of the entertainment industry. including literature, music, film and television, as well as international sports. They command a great degree of public fascination and influence the everyday lives of peoples throughout the world. List of notable British celebrities Daniel Craig Catherine Zeta Jones Sacha Baron Cohen Anthon...

  • 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...

  • Eesti arstid

    Siia projekti soovime Genist kokku koguda tuntumaid Eesti arste läbi kõigi ajajärkude. Arstide loend Vikipeedias

  • 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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  • Jewish Families from Lviv (Lemberg, Lvov), Ukraine

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Lemberg/Lviv now in the Ukraine, formerly Galicia. Lemberg Ghetto Lemberg on JewishGen Lemberg in Jewish Encyclopedia LEMBERG (Polish, Lwow): Table of Contents Karaites. Taxes and Business Restrictions. Protection of the Magistracy. Institutions. Capital of Galicia, Austria; 180 miles east of Cracow and 60...

  • Deutsche Promi Geburtstage

    Geburtstage bekannter Deutscher im Laufe der Geschichte. Viele Namen von prominenten deutschen Personen sind bereits bei Geni. Um noch nicht vorhandene Personen hinzuzufügen, sollten Sie sich an den Veröffentlichungen bei Wikipedia orientieren. Sollten Sie weitere Fragen haben, starten Sie bitte eine Diskussion zum Projekt oder kontaktieren Sie mich direkt auf meinem Geni Konto:...

  • 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...

  • Adoption & Genealogy

    Alex Haley ----- "In all of us there is a hunger, marrow-deep, to know our heritage - to know who we are and where we have come from. Without this enriching knowledge, there is a hollow yearning. No matter what our attainments in life, there is still a vacuum. An emptiness. And the most disquieting loneliness." ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------...

  • Suojärvi - Суоярви

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

  • Heroes of the Holocaust - The Courageous Fighters against Hitler's Nazi Regime

    We would like to honor the extraordinary heroes, National leaders , Generals , Scientists , Partisans , Diplomats , Civil Servants and the countless supremely brave Resistors -- all the individuals who helped eradicate the darkest period in history. The eleven million victims of the Nazi regime included intelligentsia, artists, homosexuals, religious groups including six million Jews, the men...

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  • KZ Treblinka

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

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  • Drancy Internment Camp

    The Drancy internment camp of Paris, France, was used to hold Jews who were later deported to the extermination camps. 65,000 Jews were deported from Drancy, of whom 63,000 were murdered[1] including 6,000 children. Only 2,000 remained alive when Allied forces liberated the camp on 17 August 1944. Drancy was under the control of the French police until 1943 when administration was taken over ...

  • Zillitido-Zilli Tido-Zillidido talu rahvas

    Siin ja seal on Sangaste, Karula, Kaagjärve ja Urvaste peredes Zillitido talust pärit isikuid, kuid nende omavahelist seost pole õnnestunud tekitada. Nimed varieeruvad: Zillitido , Zilli Tido , Zillidido Tegemist on ilmselt tänapäevase Sangaste piirkonna Tõlliste valla Korijärve küla Tsili-Tiido taluga ( sama talukoht Google maps'i kaard...

  • Children of the Holocaust

    This project is in memory of the 1.5 million precious innocent young souls martyred in the Shoah. Children of the Holocaust Kindertransport 1938 - 1940 Biographies and Stories Memorial to Children of the Holocaust Anne Frank Nazis’ Aryan ‘Poster Child’ Was Actually Jewish Photo of the Little Girl in Red Coat

  • 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...

  • Freemasons

    This is the master project for Freemasons on Geni. Freemasons, or simply "Masons," have been an important part of Western culture for centuries and have immeasurably shaped the world 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...

  • Riga Ghetto גטו ריגה

    The Riga Ghetto was a small area in Maskavas Forštate, neighborhood of Riga, Latvia, designated by the Nazis where Jews from Latvia, and later from Germany, were forced to live during World War II. On October 25, 1941, the Nazis relocated all Jews from Riga and the vicinity to the ghetto while the non-Jewish inhabitants were evicted. Most of the Latvian Jews (about 24,000) were killed ...

  • 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 Australian and Tasmania 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 oth...

  • 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 soldiers can be added. This project aims to honour those born in E...

  • World War One: Servicemen and Women from Sussex

    World War One: Servicemen and Women from Sussex Throughout the First World War, the guns and fighting in France and Belgium could be heard in East Sussex. Please link any GENi profiles of WW1 servicemen and women to this Project. Royal Sussex Regiment during WW1 The regiment raised a total of 23 battalions and was awarded 69 battle honours and 4 Victoria Crosses, losing 7,096 men during...

  • 9. märtsi 1944 a. märtsipommitamise nõukogude terrorirünnakus hukkunud

    Käesolev projekt on pühendatud 757-le märtsipommitamises hukkunule ja nende mälestusele. Õhurünnaku algus 9/10 märtsil 1944.a. ja käik tunnistavad, et tegemist polnud sihtpommitamisega ehk kindlate strateegiliste objektide hävitamisega, vaid pindpommitamisega, mille eesmärgiks oli tervete linnaosade, sealhulgas ka kesklinna...

  • Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) BRANDFORT Kamp/Camp

    Brandfort People in camp 5368 People who died in this camp 1297 Although the Ladies Committee stated that Brandfort camp was opened in March 1901, it had certainly been formed by the end of January 1901, when it was reported that there were about two hundred people living there, mainly from Bultfontein and Hoopstad. At this stage many of the Boer families were scattered through the to...

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  • Sachsenhausen-Oranienburg

    Sachsenhausen or Sachsenhausen-Oranienburg was a Nazi concentration camp in Oranienburg, Germany, used primarily for political prisoners from 1936 to the end of the Third Reich in May, 1945. After World War II, when Oranienburg was in the Soviet Occupation Zone, the structure was used as an NKVD special camp until 1950 (See NKVD special camp Nr. 7). The remaining buildings and grounds are now...

  • 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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  • 100 + # = Y-jarigen-NLD

    100 + # = Y-jarigen-NLD ...maar 110, wie-nie-weg-is-is-gezien, dus binnenkort kunnen we dankzij onze gezondheidszorg waarschijnlijk de grens een ietje-pietsje opschorten.... ben benieuwd. 100-PLUS in NEDERLAND Bron: online begraafplaatsen in GENI - chronological / alfabetical c.1648 : Jan de WITTE ‧ c.1648-1754 ‧ 1788 : Geert Adriaans BOOMGAARD ‧ 1788-18...

  • 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. A William Gordon, 2nd Earl of Aberdeen B John Hamilton, 2nd Lord Belhaven and Stenton John Campbel...

  • Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) BLOEMFONTEIN Kamp/Camp

    Bloemfontein Location:Orange River Colony Date open:01/03/1901 Date closed:03/01/1903 Rations:15/2/1901: For native refugees: Natives over 12 years of age: Daily: 1½ lbs either mealies, K/corn, unsifted meal or mealie meal; ¼ oz salt; Weekly: 1 lb fresh or tinned meat; ½ coffee; 2 oz sugar - all but the corn to cost 4½d per ration. Notes:6/12/1902: Camp t...

  • Holocaust Survivors ניצולי השואה

    For us, forgetting was never an option. Remembering is a noble and necessary act. The call of memory, the call to memory, reaches us from the very dawn of history. No commandment figures so frequently, so insistently, in the Bible. It is incumbent upon us to remember the good we have received, and the evil we have suffered. Elie Wiesel ---------------...

  • Gurs Internment Camp

    Camp Gurs was an internment and refugee camp constructed by the French government in 1939. The camp was originally set up in southwestern France after the fall of Catalonia at the end of the Spanish Civil War to control those who fled Spain out of fear of retaliation from Francisco Franco's regime. At the start of the World War II, the French government interned Germans and citizens of other ...

  • Art Collectors

    Art collecting was common among the wealthy in the Ancient World in both Europe and East Asia, and in the Middle Ages, but developed in its modern form during the Renaissance and continues to the present day. This project is to showcase the showcasers. Please add your profiles: must be set to public. Project collaborators, please feel free to update the project page, add resources, documents,...

  • 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" .

  • 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...

  • Burgemeesters van Dordrecht ‧ Nederland

    Burgemeesters van Dordrecht - Zuid Holland - Nederland chronologisch 1375 : Jan Godschalksz die WITTE ‧ 1335 ‧ Y : Johan van den TYMPEL ‧ x ‧ 1374‧1378‧1379‧1383‧1384 : Cleys OEM ‧ x ‧ 1397‧1398 Jan van SLINGELANDT van den TYMPEL ‧ x ‧ zv. Johan den Tympel ‧ schildknaap ‧ schepen...

  • Generais do Brasil

    General de exército (pré-AO 1990: general-de-exército) é um título usado em vários países para designar um oficial general, nominalmente, encarregado de comandar um exército em campanha. Nos países onde existe, o posto de general de exército é, normalmente, a maior patente militar em tempo de paz. Teoricamente, a pat...

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Ålands och Södra Finlands Båtsmanskompani

    Södra Finlands Båtsmanskompani verkade under svenska tiden som en del av indelningsverket. Båtsmännen var rotesoldater. Det ständiga båtsmanshållet i Finland började år 1623. Av de fyra båtsmanskompanier som då sattes upp, var tre stycken finska. Dete var Nylands kompani, Åbo läns kompani och Åla...

  • Old Dutch Church of Kingston Baptismal & Marriage 1660 - 1810

    Those many whos Marriages and Baptisms were completed in the Old Dutch Church of Kingston NY during the 150 years 1660 - 1810The registry names 10's of thousands of people as parents, children, spouses and witnesses with dates of Births, Baptisms, & Marriages.See the translated book of registry at: Baptismal and marriage registers of the old Dutch Church, Kingston NY Feel free to join, link pro...

  • Kaszubian Internment/Internowanie 1939-45

    The purpose of this project is to honour the brave Kaszubian men and women during World War 2. They are modern heroes and heroines. The project will focus on Kaszubians who were executed, interned and otherwise detained by the Nazis during the years 1939 to 1945. Celem tego projektu jest uhonorowanie dzielnych mężczyzn i kobiet Kaszubskich z czasów II wojny światow...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • World War One: Non-Combatants - England

    World War One: Non-Combatants - England This project aims to honour all categories of non-combatant servicemen from England who participated and/or died during or as a consequence the war. Please assist by linking the GENi profiles of such individuals from England to this project. Please link profiles to this project AND to World War One: United Kingdom & Ireland exercise HQ which is the pl...

  • mtDNA Haplogroups

    This is a master project, to collect information about the specific mtDNA haplogroup projects on Geni. All modern humans descend in the female line from a particular woman, nicknamed "Mitochondrial Eve," who lived about 150,000 years ago. Each of us has inherited her mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA), along with the mutations that have accumulated in our individual family lines. Mitochondrial DNA (...

  • World War One: Armed Forces - Scotland

    World War One: Armed Forces - Scotland The British Army during World War One 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 the Scot...

  • Svenska präster genom tiderna

    Uppdateringar Svenska präster genom tiderna Nytt projekt med tanken att samla alla kyrkans män (biskopar, kyrkoherdar, komministrar, kompastorer, teologer, teologiestuderande etc.) i Sverige och alla landskap som tillhört Sverige (exempelvis de i Finland och Baltikum) från reformationen och framåt. En avskrift av personens biografi från herdaminnen ...

  • 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...

  • Inter-War Period Notables (1918 - 1939)

    The most destructive war in history brought home the need for a lasting peace in many nations, but, unfortunately, it also brought home the need for a lasting revenge. These two opposing sentiments ran simultaneously, as novelty peace declarations blanketed escalating European tensions. Unknowingly, the leading men of Versailles began the inter-war years by paving a winding path that would come...

  • Nazi Germany

    ABOUT PROJECT Nazi Germany is the name of Germany as it was under Hitler's rule. This project is basically a pool of all the known people who were members of the Third Reich associated by marriage or work (not necessarily politicians or military, but also people who may have been employed as secretaries or servants). This is not a memorial project to glamorize a horrific era, but a project ab...

  • South African Progenitors - Stamvaders

    This is the 'umbrella' Progenitor Project that every South African male Progenitors (Stamvaders) [abbreviation SV/PROG] should be added to first. See list of countries in alphabetical order below for projects for particular countries or people! See South African Progenitors - Matriarchs/Stammoeders for female Progenitors (Stammoeders) ... and definitions of Stam Moeders/Progenitors/Matr...

  • South African Progenitors - Matriarchs/Stammoeders

    South African Progenitors - Matriarchs/Stammoeders The object of this project is to examine the subject of Stammoeders, Matriarchs & Female Progenitors and define how we will use the terms on the South African Geni profiles for the immigrants who arrive in SA and started families. (See South African Progenitors - Stamvaders for Males). This is not as straight forward as it first looks, beca...

  • Maly Trostinets extermination camp

    Maly Trastsianiets extermination camp (see alternate spellings), located near a small village on the outskirts of Minsk, Belarus, was the site of a Nazi extermination camp. Originally built in the summer of 1941, on the site of a Soviet kolkhoz, as a concentration camp, to house Soviet prisoners of war who had been captured following the German attack on the Soviet Union which commenced on Ju...

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  • Eesti vabadusvõitlejad

    Nagu veepiisas peitub meri, nii on ka inimeses rahvas. Rahvast, kes kannab ajaloo tarkust, ei saa lõpuni petta. Ühel varem, teisel hiljem toimub ärkamine. Kurja ja hävingut kehastavad jõud tuntakse ära ja siis teevad selle maa mehepojad seda, mis nad tegema peavad. Võitlevad! Kui keegi püüab tõestada, et eesti meeste v�...

  • 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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  • 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...

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