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  • Reich Refugees during Holocaust 1933-1945

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

  • Les Éboulements, Québec, Canada

    Aperçu Overview ( carte ) Toponymie Toponymy « L’Assomption de la Sainte-Vierge » : Fondée en 1855. Devient « Les Éboulements » en 1956. « Saint-Joseph-de-la-Rive » : Fondée en 1931. Annexion avec Les Éboulements en 2001. Geni Tip : Pour « L’Assomption de la Sainte-Vierge », ut...

  • 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 sport

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

  • Harvard University

    Harvard University Harvard Univerity Harvard University is an American private Ivy League research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, established in 1636 by the Massachusetts legislature. Harvard is the oldest institution of higher learning in the United States and the first corporation (officially The President and Fellows of Harvard College) chartered...

  • Loomis Chaffee School

    Chaffee School=The Loomis Chaffee School (LC or Loomis) is a college preparatory school for boarding and day students grades 9–12, including postgraduates, located in Windsor, Connecticut. Loomis is a member of the Ten Schools Admissions Organization.==Notable Alumni==

  • 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...

  • Mathematicians

    Mathematicians are people with an extensive knowledge of mathematics who use this knowledge in their work, typically to solve mathematical problems. Mathematics is concerned with numbers, data, collection, quantity, structure, space, and change. List of notable mathematicians For a complete list, please see: Mathematicians Project Profiles . Rob Lyons Sir Isaac Newton Johann Bernoul...

  • American musicians

    For musicians of all nationalities, please see Entertainment industry people . American musicians are people from the United States who perform or compose music as a profession. The music of the United States reflects the country's multi-ethnic population through a diverse array of styles. Among the country's most internationally-renowned genres are hip hop, blues, country, rhythm and blues...

  • Yale University

    Yale University Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States. Incorporated as the "Collegiate School," the institution traces its roots to 17th-century clergymen who sought to establish a college...

  • Prominent Historians and Philosophers

    Prominent Historians and Philosophers who have made major contributions to our understanding of our world and the human condition. Selected profiles list by activity period: BCE Pythagoras - Ὁ Πυθαγόρας (c. 570 BCE – c. 495 BCE ) Ionian Greek philosopher, mathematician, and founder of the religious movement o...

  • Editors

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

  • Writers and Novelists

    Celebrated and influential writers from around the world. List of Novelists from England 20 of America’s iconic writers French writers German writers

  • Journalists and Reporters

    Journalists and Reporters A journalist collects, writes, and distributes news and other information. A journalist's work is referred to as journalism . A reporter is a type of journalist who researches, writes, and reports information to present in sources, conduct interviews, engage in research, and make reports. The term journalist may include various types of editors, editorial writers...

  • Jewish Families from Bučovice (Butschowitz), South Moravia, Czech Republic

    BUČOVICE (Cz. Bučovice; Ger. Butschowitz), a small town in southern Moravia, Czech Republic, is located at 49°09' N, 17°00' E', 17 miles ESE of Brno (Brünn); it covers about 12 square miles. Population in 2005 was about 6,500,with fewer than 10 Jews. The Jewish community in Bučovice, one of the oldest in Moravia, increased in importance when Jews expe...

  • Lac-Kénogami, Québec, Canada

    Aperçu Overview Lac-Kénogami ( carte map ) est un secteur situé au nord du lac Kénogami et à la source de la rivière aux Sables, dans l' arrondissement de Jonquière de la ville de Saguenay au Québec. Toponymie Toponymy « Canton Kénogami » : Forme utilisée de 1897 à 1986. « Lac Kéno...

  • Pionniers du Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean

    { Project en construction } Introduction Nous allons explorer dans ce projets les pionniers du Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean dans les domaines suivants : exploration, colonisation économique, commerce religion politique science, éducation sports culture et art Ce projet promeut aussi les familles courageuses qui ont prit racine dans la région. ... ...

  • 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...

  • Polish soldiers of World War One (1914-1918)

    Polish soldiers of World War One. Polscy żołnierze w Pierwszej Wojnie Światowej. 1914-1918= Zaangażowanie Polaków na frontach I wojny światowej jest jedną z najczęściej pomijanych kart naszej historii. Powodem jest zapewne fakt nieistnienia polskiej, niepodległej państwowości w okresie, w którym toczy...

  • Virtuti Militari

    The Order Wojenny Virtuti Militari (War Order of Virtuti Militari) (Latin for "For Military Valour") is Poland's highest military decoration for heroism and courage in the face of the enemy at war. It was created in 1792 by Poland's King Stanisław August Poniatowski and is one of the oldest military decorations in the world still in use. Order Virtuti Militari (łac. Męstw...

  • Unconnected Trees

    The aim of this project is to focus on getting the various trees connected into the big tree. Key Profiles Two separate lists - please add each profile to both - the 1st in alphabetical order by SURNAME, and 2nd in alphabetical order by COUNTRY of BIRTH. (This may be harder to establish and may have to go under more than one country in some cases). Please use the format used below. The nu...

  • Politycy Drugiej Rzeczpospolitej / Politicians of the Second Polish Republic 1918-1939

    Prezydenci II Rzeczpospolitej / Presidents of the Second Polish Republic 1. Gabriel Narutowicz 14 grudnia 1922–16 grudnia 1922 - Maciej Rataj 16 grudnia 1922–20 grudnia 1922 (zastępował Prezydenta RP po opróżnieniu urzędu jako marszałek Sejmu) 2. Stanisław Wojciechowski 20 grudnia 1922–14 maja 1926 - Maciej Ra...

  • Jewish Celebrity Birthday Calendar

    Birthdays of famous Jews throughout history. The project also includes people with Jewish ancestry (usually at least one Jewish grandparent). 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 h...

  • Eestlased Lõuna-Ameerikas / Estonians in South America

    Siia projekti soovime Genist kokku koguda eestlased Lõuna-Ameerika riikides läbi kõikide ajajärkude. Palume siia lisatavate isikute profiilide teabes näha nende isikute seost selle projektiga. Kasulikku teavet: Lõuna-Ameerika manner Lõuna-Ameerika riigid ja sõltlasalad Lõuna-Ameerika alamkategooriad Eestlased Brasiilia p...

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

    Bethulie Concentration Camp Camp Details Location: Orange River Colony Date open (general): 20/4/1901 Date closed: 10/01/1903 Notes: 20/4/1901: camp will only be ready in a week's time, great difficulty with water Unique ID:198 There will be categories for those who lived to go home Those who died in the camp Those who are not one Geni. The object of reproducing the ...

  • 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...

  • Roberval, Québec, Canada

    Aperçu Overview Roberval ( carte ). Toponymie Toponymy Indiquez les lieux dans Geni How to Input Locations in Geni Standard Location Names for Québec, Canada ... 1858 et avant : Place Name = City = (future Roberval) County = Lac-Saint-Jean State/Province = Québec Country = Canada ... 1859 à aujourd'hui : Place Name = City = Rober...

  • Katyń 1940

    KATYN Wersja 'robocza' projektu. Pomordowani w Katyniu i okolicach na wiosnę 1940r. Please add profiles of Polish officers who were murdered in Katyn area (including i.e. Kharkiv, Mednoye, Ostashkiv) in the spring of 1940. The Katyn massacre, also known as the Katyn Forest massacre, was a mass execution of Polish nationals carried out by the People's Commissariat for Internal Affai...

  • Heavenly Music

    Inspirational songs and music that is spiritually uplifting and soul stirring. A special attribute that distinguishes the best singers of such divine songs is the innate grace with which the lyrics and music just flows through them. "Music is my soul", Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka List of Beautiful Songs #1 List of Beautiful Songs #2 Ode to Joy, Beethoven - 'Anthem E...

  • Princeton University

    Princeton University is a private research university located in Princeton, New Jersey, United States. It is one of the eight universities of the Ivy League, and one of the nine Colonial Colleges founded before the American Revolution. Princeton provides undergraduate and graduate instruction in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and engineering. Princeton does not have sch...

  • Olympic Medal Winners

    The modern Olympics have been taking place since 1896 (Winter Olympics since 1924). This project is designed to identify the people who have had the incredible skill and perseverance to win a medal. Alpine Skiing (Winter): Kjetil André Aamodt (1971 - ) Paul Accola (1967) Émile Allais (1912 - 2012) Sébastien Amiez (1972 - ) Debbie Armstrong (1963 - ) Wolfgang...

  • Jewish Families from Dolni Kubin, Slovakia

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Dolni Kubin, Slovakia. DOLNI KUBIN (Slovak Dolný Kubin; Hung. Alsókubin), town in N. Slovakia, now Slovak Republic. According to existing documentation, Jews arrived in the city of Dolni Kubin, and in the Orava region, by the beginning of the 18th century, though it can be assumed that they were in the...

  • Jewish Families from Beroun, Bohemia

    Introduction and Jewish Life The district town of Beroun (German, Beraun), is located at 49°57' N, 14°05' E, 19 miles WSW of Prague, in central Bohemia (Středočeský kraj). First called na Brodě (by the ford), the town received international prestige when Emperor Charles IV dubbed it “Verona mea,” hence the current name. Ancient city gates ...

  • Famous First

    Famous First This fun fact project is a collection of famous first profiles, Who was the first person to ...? and are you related ? Feel free to add profiles that are not listed yet. Famous Firsts of the 1500s Ivan IV (the Terrible) 1547 --- 1st Tsar of Russia. Queen Mary I (Bloody Mary) 1553 --- 1st reigning queen of England. Sofinisba Anguissola 1559 --- 1st woman artist to gain...

  • 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...

  • „Soomepoisid“

    Eesmärk koguda projekti Eesti meestest Soomepoisid Igati oodatud on kõikide kihelkondade meeste nimede lisamine siia projekti Vikipeedia: Soomepoisid Soomepoisid on Teises maailmasõjas Soome poolel vabatahtlikena võidelnud eestlased. Esimesed soomepoisid olid 1939. ja 1940. aastal Eestist Soome põgenenud mehed, kes soovisid anda oma panuse hõimu...

  • Clergy in our family

    Clergy in our family Tracing the faith and religious convictions of your family This project will work in conjunction with the "History Project" to give you a report of how many Clergy(equivalent in any Religion or Faith) were in your family. Please add ANY profiles of ANY Clergy or equivalent in any Religion or Faith to this project, to take advantage of the "History Project App" . O...

  • War of 1812

    Project around those who fought in the American-Anglo War of 1812. If you add a profile and know any specific battles they served in, please feel free to create a project for that battle and link it to this page under the 'add a related project' section to the right. ----- General description from wikipedia: "The War of 1812 was a military conflict fought between the forces of the...

  • Igavese rahu nimekiri - peidetud mestimised

    Siin on avaldatud peidetud mestimiste pikemaaegselt passiivse poole andmed. Enne nimekirja paigutamist olen üritanud mestimise kriitilise poolega kontakti saada. Eesmärgiks on talletada peidetud mestimiste kohast infot ja anda passiivsele haldajale võimalus nautida rahus oma töö vilju. Mestimiste peitmise põhjuseks on suletud puude täielik pu...

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Institute of Technology=The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Founded in 1861 in response to the increasing industrialization of the United States, MIT adopted a European polytechnic university model and stressed laboratory instruction in applied science and engineering. Researchers worked on computers, radar, and inertial ...

  • Engineer

    engineer is a professional practitioner of engineering, concerned with applying scientific knowledge, mathematics, and ingenuity to develop solutions for technical, societal and commercial problems. Engineers design materials, structures, and systems while considering the limitations imposed by practicality, regulation, safety, and cost. The word engineer is derived from the Latin words ingenia...

  • 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...

  • Profile in Courage Award

    Profile in Courage Award=The Profile in Courage Award is a private award given to recognize displays of courage similar to those John F. Kennedy described in his book Profiles in Courage. It is given to individuals (often elected officials) who, by acting in accord with their conscience, risked their careers or lives by pursuing a larger vision of the national, state or local interest in opposi...

  • University of Texas at Austin

    of Texas at Austin=The University of Texas at Austin (informally UT Austin, UT, University of Texas, or simply Texas) is a state research university and the flagship institution of The University of Texas System. Founded in 1883 as "The University of Texas", its campus is located in Austin—approximately 1 mile (1,600 m) from the Texas State Capitol. The institution has the fifth-largest ...

  • American politicians

    American politicians are people who are professionally involved in politics in the United States. Related projects Continental Congress United States Cabinet members United States Presidents and Vice Presidents United States Senators

  • 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 of...

  • Nõo kalmistu

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

  • Nil Volentibus Arduum 1669-1681

    Nil Volentibus Arduum (Latijn: niets is moeilijk voor hen die willen) was het motto van een gezelschap van intellectuelen, opgericht in Amsterdam in 1669, naar het voorbeeld van de Académie Française. De leden kwamen wekelijks bijeen om te spreken over thema's als logica, ethiek, toneel en dichtkunst. Het gezelschap speelde tien jaar lang een belangrijke rol in de toneelwereld. ...

  • Dutch Resistance during WWII

    The purpose of this project to commemorate those individuals who had the courage to stand up and be righteous. Please add anyone you know was a member of a resistance movement or even resisted in their own personal way This project is loosely based on the list of Dutch citizens involved in resistance to the NAZI occupation of Holland during World War II on Wikipedia . The very nature of any...

  • Great Aviators

    Aviator is a person who flies an aircraft. The first recorded use of the term (aviateur in French) was in 1887 , as a variation of 'aviation', from the Latin avis (meaning bird), coined in 1863 by G. de la Landelle in Aviation Ou Navigation Aérienne (Aviation or Air Navigation). The term aviatrix (aviatrice in French) is used for a female aviator. The term is often applied simply to pi...

  • Väliseestlased / Estonians abroad / Utlandsester / Estländer im ausland

    See projekt on mõedud nendele kellel on sugulased välismaal või on elanud välismaal. Ka nendele kes üldse ei ole olnud Eestis ja on sugulased siin. Kõik kogemused ja sündmused on huvitavad. Keel ei pruugi olla eesti keel. This project is intended for those who have relatives abroad or has lived abroad. Also, for those who have not been in E...

  • 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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  • 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 ...

  • 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. ...

  • 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�...

  • 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...

  • Historici van de Lage Landen

    Historians and Genealogists of the Low Countries . . In dit overzicht bieden we een inventaris van historici en genealogen die de politieke en maatschappelijke evolutie van de Lage Landen hebben beschreven en/of onderzocht - , meer specifiek omtrent het ontstaan van de republiek, de zuid-noord migratie volgend op godsdienstige omwentelingen, ontdekkingen en kolonisering... Het omvat zowel...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Internet Luminaries

    This project traces the genealogy of some people who have contributed greatly to the creation of the Internet. A good source for candidates might be the Internet Hall of Fame .

  • 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...

  • The Hungarian Jewish Legacy

    Agnes Szegő - PhD 
Librarian and Historian, Jewish University Library, 
Budapest - Kehilah - Eger , Heves Megye A research team of Historians and IT professionals want to immortalize the memory of Hungarian Jewry. We would be very grateful for any help (family photos, documents) that you could provide to help celebrate the legendary Hungarian Jewish legacy of passion ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Perpetual Emigration Fund

    The Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company was organized in October 1849. The "donations to the fund" helped outfit members "for the trek west" from 1850 to 1887. It also funded voyages to America starting in 1856. The fund was dis-incorporated in 1887 under the provisions of the Edmunds-Tucker Act. Approximately 30,000 people were assisted with all or part of their transportation expenses during th...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • American Continental Army

    Continental Army was formed after the outbreak of the American Revolutionary War by the colonies that became the United States of America. Established by a resolution of the Continental Congress on June 14, The Continental Army consisted of soldiers from all 13 colonies, and after 1776, from all 13 states. When the American Revolutionary War began at the Battles of Lexington and Concord on Apri...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Mormon Pioneers 1855

    1855 This project is a sub project of the Mormon Pioneers (1847-1868) Master Project This page covers the Mormon Pioneers of 1855 only. Finding Aids Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah Chronological Company List Pioneer Index Search How to Participate Please collaborate on a specific year's (1847-1868) project page. If you have an ancestor who was a Mormon pioneer consult the lin...

  • 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...

  • 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 - 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.

  • 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...

  • Notables of World War II

    World War II Allied leaders of World War II Axis Leaders of World War ll Military Commanders of World War ll World War II, or the Second World War (often abbreviated as WWII or WW2), was a global military conflict lasting from 1939 to 1945, which involved most of the world's nations, including all of the great powers: eventually forming two opposing military alliances, the Allies and th...

  • German Resistance Movement during WWll

    The German Resistance movement consisted of several disparate political and ideological strands, which represented different classes of German society. A few civilian resistance groups developed, but the Army was the only organization with the capacity to overthrow the government, and from within it a small number of officers came to present the most serious threat posed to the Nazi regime, the...

  • Mormon Pioneers 1851

    1851 This project is a sub project of the Mormon Pioneers (1847-1868) Master Project This page covers the Mormon Pioneers of 1851 only. Finding Aids Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah Chronological Company List Pioneer Index Search How to Participate Please collaborate on a specific year's (1847-1868) project page. If you have an ancestor who was a Mormon pioneer consult the lin...

  • United States Senators from Arkansas

    United States Senators from Arkansas United States Senators from Arkansas (U.S. Senate website): List of United States Senators from Arkansas (with wikipedia links):

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  • 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 ,...

  • Afghan Cameleers of Australia

    Australia's Muslim Cameleers - Afghan Australian - The Ghans This is a collaborative project, please feel free to expand* From diverse cultures and ethnic groups, the cameleers found a common bond in their ‪Muslim‬ identity. Wherever they settled they built mosques, including the first mosque in Australia. The main town of settlement was Marree South Australia. There is ...

  • The United States Naval Academy

    [ ] The United States Naval Academy's campus is located in Annapolis, Maryland, at the confluence of the Severn River and the Chesapeake Bay. In its most recent report, the 2012 edition of U.S. News & World Report ranked the US Naval Academy as the No. 1 Public Liberal Arts College in the nation, tied for first with the US Military Academy.[7] In the category of High School Counselor Rankin...

  • 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 Philippsborn/Philipsborn Family from Bentschen, Posen (Zbąszyń, Poland) and Descendants

    This project seeks to trace and connect people with the surname Philippsborn and variants Philipsborn and Phillipsborn, associated with the South Prussian town of Bentschen, Posen, modern-day Zbąszyń, in Nowy Tomyśl powiat or county. It is located close to the border of today's Germany. Earlier associated with the Kingdom of Prussia, the town became part of the Grand Duchy ...

  • Jewish Community of Posen (Poznań)

    Poznań’s Jewish community was one of the earliest to be established on Polish soil; the first reference to Jews living in the town comes from 1379. Tradition dates the town’s synagogue to 1367, and the cemetery 1438. In the second half of the fifteenth century saw the establishment of Poznań’s famed yeshiva, known as Lomde Pozna . Tracing Jewish ancestors fr...

  • 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.

  • Tangata Whenua o Aotearoa

    Kia ora! Welcome to the Tangata Whenua o Aotearoa project. The goal of this project is to bring together New Zealand researchers and help them discover their whakapapa links, and to provide a meeting place for discussion on corrections and additions to our shared whanau and Tupuna. Please feel free to contribute! Kia ora. Naumai ki te kaupapa Tangata Whenua o Aotearoa. Te mea nui o tenei kaup...

  • Nobres do Brasil Imperial

    A nobreza brasileira compreendia a família imperial brasileira, os detentores dos títulos nobiliárquicos agraciados durante o Império do Brasil (1822-1889), ou de títulos de nobreza agraciados durante o Reino Unido de Portugal, Brasil e Algarves (1815-1822) e que foram confirmados pelo imperador do Brasil após a independência brasileira (1822), b...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • United States Civil Rights Movement

    (1896–1954) The Civil Rights Movement in the United States was a long, primarily nonviolent struggle to bring full civil rights and equality under the law to all Americans. The movement has had a lasting impact on United States society, in its tactics, the increased social and legal acceptance of civil rights, and in its exposure of the prevalence and cost of racism. The American Civ...

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