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  • The Peerage of Ireland

    Peerage of Ireland The Peerage of Ireland consists of those titles of nobility created by the English monarchs in their capacity as Lord or King of Ireland, or later by monarchs of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. The creation of such titles came to an end in the 19th century. The ranks of the Irish peerage are Duke, Marquess, Earl, Viscount and Baron. The Crown of the United ...

  • Tallinna Siselinna kalmistu

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

  • Eesti sajaaastased

    Projekt koondab sada ja enam aastat elanud eestlased (eestimaalased)

  • 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...

  • 35th IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy

    35th IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy Jerusalem, Ramada Hotel, 6-10 July 2015. Conference Details IAJGS 2015 Jerusalem Subscribing to Discussions Geni Israel Israel Projects Portal ------------------------------------- Please add your name to this alphabetic list with a live link if you plan to attend. Geni Jerusalem Conf...

  • Jewish Families from Budapest, Hungary

    During the nineteenth century, the Central European legislation that restricted Jewish settlement, land ownership and education was relaxed and this gave greater freedom for more Jewish families to relocate to major cities and trade. Many were attracted to Budapest where they joined an existing Jewish community, established successful businesses, and thereby made significant contributions to th...

  • Den norske kongerekken - Norwegian monarchs

    Målet er å få ryddet opp i duplikater i kongerekken og tilstøtende familie, samt kvalitetssikre innholdet i profilene samtidig som vi får en grei oversikt over den norske kongerekken. The goal for this project is to clean up duplicates and ensure quality of the involved profiles. See also: Google Translate version of this page . Related Projects Myti...

  • 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. ...

  • Revered Rabbis, Kabbalists, Sages, Torah Scholars and Luminaries of Renown

    Interactive Chassidic Biographies and Relationships Hasidic Courts, Dynasties & Disciples of the BeSHT Memorial to Rabbis that Perished in the Holocaust Jewish Women Torah Scholars and Guides Roshei Yeshivot Jewish Dynasties Transmission of Torah Scholarship Tracing the transmission of Torah Scholarship via Rabbinic Sages and Luminaries of Renown, from the Zugot (170BCE ...

  • Jewish Exogamy

    The goal of this project is to pinpoint profiles on Geni where the "Jewish" tree intersects with others . (N.B. "Jewish exogamy" is the politically correct variant of "intermarriage.") Profiles must be set to "public." Collaborators, please feel free to update, adding resource links, images, documents -- and inviting more collaborators. And let's use "discussions" to share personal stories,...

  • Random Acts of GENI Kindness - South Africa

    Random Acts of Kindness - South Africa This project is an experimental exercise inspired by the Random Act of Kindness which was widely publicised by Danny Wallace's book Join Me in 2002. A random act of kindness is a selfless act performed by a person or people wishing to either assist or cheer up an individual person or people. Random Acts of Kindness - South Africa is similar to Genero...

  • Victims of the Nazi Holocaust - קרבנות הנאצים בשואה

    Victims of the Nazis during the Holocaust קרבנות הנאצים בשואה This project's mission is to list the names of the victims of the Nazis during the Holocaust to show that these victims are not just an anonymous mass, but were, and some still are, millions of human beings with ...

  • Jewish DNA Project at Family Tree DNA

    This Geni project is intended, at this stage, as a vehicle for testing possible ideas for links between Geni and the "Jewish DNA Project" that I manage at FamilyTreeDNA.com. Colorized Database of Project Participants I have created this Geni project at my own initiative, and I do not wish to imply that it has the approval of either Geni.com or FamilyTreeDNA.com. Your comments are welcome,...

  • 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...

  • Eesti Asutava Kogu liikmed

    Asutav Kogu (23.04.1919 - 20.12.1920) Eesti Sotsiaaldemokraatiline Tööliste Partei Mihkel Martna Karl Ast August Rei Nikolai Köstner Juhan Jans Aleksander Oinas Alma Ostra-Anwelt Eduard Wilde Aleksander Tulp Juhan Kartau Hans Mets Leopold Johanson Robert Astrem Karl Wirma Willem Ernits Jaan Wain Mait Püüman Hugo Kikson ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Jewish Argentina

    Argentina Jewish Online Databases Jewish Genealogical Society of Argentina Jewish Genealogy in Argentina Argentina Immigration Records Argentina Jewish Burial Records Argentina Jewish Links & Resources History: The history of the Jews of Argentina goes back to the days of the Spanish Inquisition and Portuguese Inquisition, when Jews fleeing persecution settled in what is now A...

  • Svenska Apotek 1500-1900

    Apotek i Sverige 1500-1900 "Först på slutet af 1500-talet började apotek att anläggas i Sverige. De förste apotekarna voro i allmänhet tyskar och anlitades äfven såsom läkare. Mäster Lukas antogs af Gustaf I omkring 1552 att hålla apotek inom den kongl. borgen, endast för hofvet. Efter honom fick Anton Buseniu...

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  • 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 ...

  • Van der Merwe genealogy of South Africa

    This project is designed to collect Research Information, Discussions, Queries etc on the van der Merwe family of South Africa. Core profiles Willem Schalk van der Merwe Overview of Family History / Progenitor Details If you have it; add it here, otherwise delete this section until you've got enough to put into it. Queries & Discussion Hi everyone, We are trying to unravel t...

  • Izbica Ghetto

    The Izbica Ghetto was a Jewish ghetto created in Izbica in occupied Poland during World War II, serving as a transfer point for deportation of Jews from Poland, Germany, Austria and Czechoslovakia to Belzec and Sobibor extermination camp s. SS-Hauptsturmführer Kurt Engels was the commandant of the camp. In the camp, the Jews from Germany were differentiated from Polish Jews by the colo...

  • Dachau Concentration Camp - מחנה הריכוז דכאו

    Dachau concentration camp was the first Nazi concentration camp opened in Germany, located on the grounds of an abandoned munitions factory near the medieval town of Dachau, about 16 km (9.9 mi) northwest of Munich in the state of Bavaria, which is located in southern Germany. Opened 22 March 1933 (51 days after Hitler took power), it was the first regular concentration camp established by th...

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  • Nylands dragoner

    Historia Nylands ryttare 1618-1632 Nylands och Tavastehus läns kavalleriregemente 1632-1721 Nylands och Tavastehus dragonregemente 1721-1791 ( 1791 omorganiserad till lätt infanteri ) ( Vissa delar av dragonregementet: Majorens- eller Borgå skvadron samt Helsing skvadron ingick i Karelska dragonkåren 1792-1803 ) Nylands lätta dragonkår 1...

  • 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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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Early Families of Milford, Connecticut

    Milford lies in New Haven County on Long Island sound and is separated from the township of Stratford on the west by the Housatonic river, and about 10 miles S.W. of New Haven. The town, one of the original six plantations of New Haven Colony, was established in 1639, two years after the Pequot War, by Reverend Peter Prudden (lot 40). First named Wepowage, the Indian name for the river that flo...

  • American Revolution: Yorktown campaign (January - October 1781)

    American Revolution: Yorktown campaign (January - October 1781) Result Decisive Franco-American victory The Yorktown or Virginia campaign was a series of military maneuvers and battles during the American Revolutionary War that culminated in the decisive Siege of Yorktown in October 1781. The result of the campaign was the surrender of the British Army force of General Charles, Earl Cor...

  • American Revolution: Siege of Boston (April 19, 1775 – March 17, 1776)

    The Siege of Boston (April 19, 1775 – March 17, 1776) was the opening phase of the American Revolutionary War. New England militiamen prevented the movement by land of the British Army garrisoned in what was then the peninsular town of Boston, Massachusetts. Both sides had to deal with resource supply and personnel issues over the course of the siege. British resupply and reinforcement a...

  • Catholic or Roman Catholic

    Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.2 billion members worldwide.[1] It is one of the oldest religious institutions in the world and has played a prominent role in the history of Western civilisation.[2] The Catholic hierarchy is headed by the Bishop of Rome, known as the Pope. The church's principal doctrines are summarised...

  • Centenarian Notables

    This subproject of the Centenarians Project is to document and create interesting profiles for "notable" centenarians; that is, people famous for other reasons who hit the century mark, throughout history. Please join us and collaborate and bring your profiles with you. They must be set to public. Any that need to be made into a Master profile should be requested, with link, in a Project disc...

  • United States House of Representatives

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

  • Great Fosters, Surrey, England

    Great Fosters, Surrey, England Within Egham, Great Fosters is by far the finest relic of antiquity of the parish and is considered as ranking fifth within the county of Surrey as a specimen of domestic architecture being only surpassed by Sutton, Loseley, Ham and Beddington. During the Middle Ages, the immediate vicinity of Great Fosters was known as the manor of Imworth and there is eviden...

  • Hatchlands Park, Surrey, England

    Hatchlands Park, Surrey, England Hatchlands Park is a red-brick country house with surrounding gardens in East Clandon, Surrey, England, covering 170 hectares (430 acres). It is located near Guildford along the A246 between West Clandon and West Horsley. Hatchlands Park has been a Grade I listed property since 1967.[1] History The park initially belonged to the Chertsey Abbey with the par...

  • Horsley Towers, Surrey, England

    Horsley Towers, Surrey, England=This drawing of East Horsley Park in 1839 shows it as Charles Barry designed it.‘East Horsley Park’, 1839There was a small tower with an onion dome over the front door, but during alterations in the 1850s Lord Lovelace added a porch in front of this entrance and a Great Hall, or Banqueting Hall as it was sometimes called, to the right of the porch. ...

  • Kenwood, St. George's Hill Estate, Surrey, England

    Kenwood, St George's Hill Estate, Surrey, England= Kenwood is a house on the St. George's Hill estate, Weybridge, Surrey, England. Originally called the Brown House, it was designed by architect T.A. Allen, and built in 1913 by local builders, Love & Sons. The estate was constructed around the Weybridge Golf Club, which was designed in 1912 by Harry Colt.John Lennon, of The Beatles, bought Kenw...

  • Gardeners: Horticulturists, Nurserymen and Agriculturists

    A project paying homage to gardeners who have through the centuries made enormous contributions to the horticultural world worldwide. The aim is to link as many of these people to Profiles on Geni. If someone in your tree fits the bill please add them to the project. The trigger for this project was my acquisition of a book called "The Head Gardeners" Forgotten Heroes of Horticulture by Tob...

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  • Rhodesia's Pioneer Women 1859 - 1896

    Rhodesia's Pioneer Women 1859 - 1896 Rhodesia's Pioneer Women were faced with hardships and conditions we today can only imagine. They were courageous women whose lives must have been very difficult - many died in childbirth; others were killed by natives. They lost children and husbands and lived in conditions where malaria and dysentery caused many deaths. Reading through the Zimbabwe Death...

  • Saarde kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Saarde kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Kultuurimälestise Riikliku Registri registrikanne vt. registrist ka kaasnevaid fotosid. Pilte Saarde kalmistult Agnes Valgiste ---------------------------...

  • Nederlandse Verzetsgroepen - WWII

    Nederlandse Verzetsgroepen tijdens de Tweede Wereld Oorlog Dutch resistance groups during World War II Dit project geeft een overzicht over de vele verzetsgroepen die actief waren in Nederland tijdens de tweede Wereld oorlog. Deze lijst is niet compleet, sommige verzetsgroepen zijn nog niet geïdentificeerd en beschreven. Aanvullingen zijn altijd welkom. ENGLISH : This project is an...

  • 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...

  • Eesti metsavennad

    Metsavennad olid mehed ja naised, kes aastatel 1940-1941 ja alates 1944. aasta septembrist, mil Eesti oli okupeeritud nõukogude võimu poolt, sõdisid relvastatult okupatsioonivõimu vastu. Metsavendade võitluse eesmärk oli kaitsta oma perekondi ja iseennast võõrvõimu vägivalla vastu. Nad lootsid taastada Eesti iseseisvuse. Me...

  • 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�...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Hrvatski portal / Geni Croatia

    Hrvatski Portal / Croatia Portal Pogledajte Zene predsjednice drzava Važni linkovi / Important links Kako koristiti Geni -video Kako koristiti projekte / How to work with projects Hrvatske crkvene knjige dostupne preko Interneta - pogledajte / Croatian church books available on the Internet Croatia Church Books 1516-1949 Popis Katoličkih Biskupija,Nadbiskupija i �...

  • 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 Maailmasõjas Ohvitseride andmekogu Eesti Vabariigi kaadriohvitseride saatus 1938-1996. Vello Salo (Okupatsioonide Repressiivpoliitika Uurimi...

  • Harju Jaani kihelkond

    Harju Jaani khk koolid elektrooline materjal * Kaitseliit 1919 nimekirjad: II jaoskond Raasiku osakond (Jõelähtme-, Kuusalu-, Kose-, Jüri-, Harju Jaani) nimekirjad. 1918 detsembris hakati moodustama Kaitseliidu baasil Eesti oma sõjaväge Vabadussõjas võitlemiseks: Haljava mõisa nimekiri Peningi valla nimekiri 14.03.1919 Anija ja...

  • Colonial American Ministers

    This project commemorates colonial clergy for their roles as founders and leaders of the first American communities. The first clergy in America led bands of followers across the Atlantic and acted as leaders in every area of life — as educators, judges and heads of government — during America’s formative years. Bring your "Reverend" ancestors on over! To be eligible, par...

  • South Africa - Profile Conventions/Guidelines

    Conventions for Profile Management on the South African branch of the "World Family Tree" (WFT) The Naming Conventions outlined in this project, with the Supporting document, currently in version 3-2 . These conventions follow and are in line with: Coalition for the Standardization of GENi Naming Conventions Naming Conventions Wiki These Conventions follow the method suggested by pr...

  • Innkeepers

    individual who, as a regular business, provides accommodations for guests in exchange for reasonable compensation.An inn is defined as a place where lodgings are made available to the public for a charge, such as a hotel, motel, hostel, or guest house. A guest is a transient who receives accommodations at an inn, transiency being the major characteristic distinguishing him or her from a boarder...

  • Zambia and Zimbabwe - GENi projects overview

    Zambia and Zimbabwe - Overview (Northern and Southern Rhodesia) The purpose of this project is to outline projects related to Zambia, Zimbabwe (and to a certain extent Malawi) - the former Rhodesia and Nyasaland. Having them all listed in one place will easily establish if projects already exist or whether new projects are needed. Please add any projects which have not been listed. In...

  • Centenarians

    Centenarians 100 ~ hundred ~ C ~ hundert ~ Jahrigen~Centenaires~Signerad EN : Until recently, living to 100 was considered a rare phenomenon. Within the past few years, however, with several hundred people reaching the century mark each month, scientists and laypeople alike are beginning to look upon these oldest of the old as beacons guiding us to a new, longer lived age. DE : Bis vor ...

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Farmer or Growers

    farmer (also called an agriculturer) is a person engaged in agriculture, raising living organisms for food or raw materials. The term usually applies to people who do some combination of raising field crops, orchards, vineyards, poultry, or other livestock. A farmer might own the farmed land or might work as a labourer on land owned by others, but in advanced economies, a farmer is usually a fa...

  • Rhodesian Settlers - Small Trees

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

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Computer Scientists

    A computer scientist is a scientist who has acquired knowledge of computer science, the study of the theoretical foundations of information and computation and their application. Software engineering is a direct subfield of computer science. Please add profiles for these disciplines to this project. Profiles must be set to public . Collaborators, please update the "resources" listed, and ...

  • 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...

  • Weaver / Weaving

    is a method of fabric production in which two distinct sets of yarns or threads are interlaced at right angles to form a fabric or cloth. The other methods are knitting, lace making, felting, and braiding or plaiting. The longitudinal threads are called the warp and the lateral threads are the weft or filling. (Weft or woof is an old English word meaning "that which is woven".[1]) The method in...

  • Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) POW Saint Helena

    The purpose of this project is to gather profiles of these men who are on Geni and to share interesting tales and anecdotes about individuals. Please collaborate... Saint Helena Prisoner’s Weekly rations: 5 days a week 1 lb. fresh meat 2 days a weeks 1 lb. preserved meat Every day 1.25 lbs bread, vegetables, condiments, sugar and coffee 4 prisoners chose to remain on island a...

  • 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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  • 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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  • Jewish Celebrity Birthday Calendar

    Birthdays of famous Jews throughout history. The project also includes people with Jewish ancestry (usually at least one Jewish grandparent). Generally, the project includes people with a Wikipedia page or an entry in the Jewish Encyclopedia or Jewish Women's Archive . Bold names are already on Geni and connected to the World Family Tree . Italicized names are on Geni but not yet connected to t...

  • Philanthropists

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

  • Notable businesspeople

    Businesspeople (also businessmen or businesswomen ) are people involved in a particular undertaking of activities for the purpose of generating revenue from a combination of human, financial, and physical capital. List of notable Businesspeople Aerospace industry‎ Thomas O Paine (1921-1992) USA Advertising Leo Burnett (1891 - 1971) Fairfax M. Cone (1903 - 1977) USA Ge...

  • 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...

  • College and University Presidents

    College and University Presidents

  • WikiTree

    This Geni.com Project is aimed at coordinating the work of users on both the Geni.com and WikiTree.com platforms of internet genealogical social networking sites here.We can add as profiles any which have Smart Matched the Geni and WikiTree parallel profiles.

  • 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 ...

  • Vanderbilt University

    University (also known informally as Vandy[6]) is a private research university located in Nashville, Tennessee, founded in 1873. The university is named in honor of shipping and rail magnate "Commodore" Cornelius Vanderbilt, who provided the school its initial $1 million endowment despite having never been to the South. The Commodore hoped that his gift and the greater work of the university w...

  • Karjala / Karelen / Karelia

    Karjala (Finnish) / Karelen (Swedish) / Karelia (English) Karelia can generally be defined as the region of land between the Baltic Sea and White Sea settled by the Karelian ethnic group approximately 8,000 years ago. The region has been culturally divided since the 13th century into two halves, Western Karelia (also known as Swedish Karelia or Finnish Karelia) and Eastern Karelia (also known...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Pennsylvania State University

    State University=The Pennsylvania State University (commonly referred to as Penn State or PSU) is a public, state-related research university with campuses and facilities throughout Pennsylvania. Founded in 1855, the university has a stated threefold mission of teaching, research, and public service. Its instructional mission includes undergraduate, graduate, professional and continuing educati...

  • Cornell University

    Cornell University Cornell University ( /kɔrˈnɛl/ kor-NEL) is an American private Ivy League research university located in Ithaca, New York, United States. Founded in 1865 by Ezra Cornell and Andrew Dickson White, the university was intended to teach and make contributions in all fields of knowledge—from the classics to the sciences, and from the theoretical to ...

  • 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...

  • Australian Coffee Corner

    -2011-05-30-09:48-jMu-Coöperation, collaboration & addition of information more than welcome! Please join this meeting-point to improve your interests in genealogy. It has been started for people of Australia looking for European ancestors and other Australian geni-users who can share there information about how to find your relatives in a country where distances are to long to walk,...

  • Authors of Children's Literature

    Authors of Children's Literature These writers are notable authors of children's literature with some of their most famous works. This literature-related list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it. A Verna Aardema (1911–2001) - Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears Rafael Ábalos (born 1956) - Grimpow Joan Abelove (born 1945) - Go and Come Back ...

  • University of Michigan

    University of Michigan The University of Michigan (UM, U-M, UMich, or U of M), frequently referred to as simply Michigan, is a public research university located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States. It is the state's oldest university and has two satellite campuses located in Flint and Dearborn. The university was founded in 1817 in Detroit as the Catholepistemiad, or University of Michigan...

  • Mexican–American War

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  • Jewish Families of Kraków (Poland)

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  • About Mississippi

    The best way to understand ancestors is to understand their geographical residence. This project provides information to facilitate such purpose. ----------------------------------------------------------------- Capital City: Jackson State Flower/Tree: Magnolia State Bird: Mockingbird State Land Mammal: White-Tailed Deer State Waterfowl: Wood Duck State Fish: Largemouth or Black...

  • About Alabama

    The best way to understand ancestors is to understand their geographical residence. This project provides information to facilitate such purpose. ------------------------------------------------------------ Ann Harwell Gay Email --- panda2@tds.net Phone --- 205-459-2838 Done research regarding the history of Choctaw County, Alabama Written books on the history of Choctaw County and bo...

  • Lighter Side of Genealogy

    Genealogy is a passion. The thrill of discovery is beyond words. Resources and tips are provided to help manage the stress involved in the research process. However, there are times when it's beneficial to laugh at the process in order to maintain your sanity! Hopefully, this forum will allow fellow genealogists a moment or two of 'stress release' before resuming digging the mines of history!...

  • PPC - Palestine Pioneers Corps - החפרים הארצישראליים במלחה"ע ה-2

    הפרויקט בשלבי הקמה שמות לחיפוש קרקוב אייזנברג, דב ברל 1921, פו...

  • Notable People

    A collection of the Celebrity or Famed people, "Good" or "Evil" on Geni. Scroll through the 800+ profiles of prominent figures with bio's attached on the right side of the page under "Profiles". ' News Media Anderson Cooper Ted Turner Cokie Roberts Christiane Amanpour Julian Assange Movie Industry Jack Warner

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  • Early Families of Hubbardston, Massachusetts

    Marean marriages in Hubbardston-Worchester: Marean married Browinng, Greenwood, Brigham, Holden, Fletcher, Brown, Bennet, McClanathan, Mason, Grimes, Hinds, Blood, Wilbur, Wright, Witt, Church, Wheeler, Pond Asa Marean/Lucy Browning 17Apr1823 Augusta Marean/Lyman Greenwood 19Nov1829 Betcy Marean/Asa Brigham 23May1791 Charlotte Marean/Justinian Holden 1Sep1835 Eliza Marean/Joseph F...

  • The Winchester (VA) Connection

    It's rather surprising how many persons of note were born in, lived in, or had something significant happen while visiting Winchester, VA. It's not just the city's many Civil War connections - it started long before that, and continued long afterward. George Washington , for instance, spent his early youth on the frontier at and beyond Winchester, surveying for Thomas, Lord Fairfax . He began...

  • College of William & Mary

    College of William & Mary=The College of William & Mary in Virginia (also known as The College, William & Mary, or W&M) is a public research university located in Williamsburg, Virginia, United States. Privately founded in 1693 by letters patent issued by King William III and Queen Mary II, it is the second-oldest institution of higher education in the United States after Harvard University.Wil...

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

    The Commonwealth Of Virginia during the Southern War for Independence. See these related projects as well for other details: The Army Of Northern Virginia The Army Of The Potomac

  • 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...

  • Batalla de Paysandu

    El 19 de abril de 1863 el general Venancio Flores invadió territorio oriental desde la Argentina por el Rincón de Haedo. Flores reivindicaba las libertades para su partido (que nunca habían sido cuestionadas) y ponía como pretexto para la empresa dos grandes hechos: la prohibición, por parte del gobierno del presidente Bernardo Berro, de un acto de conmemoraci...

  • Captain John Johnson of Roxbury, MA

    John Johnson was born about 1592 in Ware, Herts, Kent, England. He died on 30 Sept 1659 in Roxbury, Suffolk, MA. Others give his birth date as 1590. John Johnson was one of the founders of the town and church at Roxbury, Massachusetts and, with his sons Issac and Humphrey, was an original donor to the Free School in Roxbury. John Johnson's parents are unknown!!! See Gerald Garth Johnson (Herita...

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