Genealogy Projects on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Pairs de France (1179-1790)

    Peers of France . Les pairs de France (ecclésiastiques et laïcs) depuis le couronnement du roi Philippe Auguste jusqu'à l'abolition de la fonction. The Peers of France (clerical and lay) since the crowning of King Philippe Auguste until the abolishment of the position. ____________________________________________________ Introduction (Under Construction) L...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Handmaid, 1630

    Arrival of the Handmaid , 29 Oct. 1630 After twelve weeks at sea, the Handmaid docked at Plymouth on 29 Oct. 1630 with about 60 passengers. [1] They were the last group from Leiden. [2] The brethren described these arrivals as the "weakest and poorest", which may account for why none of their names were preserved. This was the last of the Pilgrim ships, although a few more brethren strayed ...

  • Suwalki Gubernia Families - Marriages and Immigration

    Update: I visited several of these towns in June 2012. I'll add photographs to the project, but for the most part, I could not learn anything from the cemeteries. Either they were destroyed, or impassable, or the stones were mostly illegible. This project will look at marriages from the late 18th century to the early 20th century between various families residing in the Suwalki District of wh...

  • 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...

  • Imigrantes Italianos ao Brasil / Italian immigrants to Brazil

    Os primeiros imigrantes a deixarem a Itália na época da "grande imigração" foram sobretudo os vênetos, cerca de 30% do total, seguidos dos habitantes de Campânia, Calábria e Lombardia. Segundo o IBGE (Brasil, 500 anos de povoamento, 2000) foram 1.243.633 imigrantes italianos ao Brasil no período 1876-1920. Uma das primeiras viagens ofi...

  • Jewish Families of Kolomea /Kolomyja

    Background Kolomea (or Kolomyya; Pol., Kołomyja; Ger., Kolomea, Colomea), city on the Prut River in Ukraine. Jews first settled in Kołomea, then part of Poland, at about the turn of the sixteenth century. Although many were murdered and the community was destroyed during the Khmel’nyts’kyi massacres of 1648–1649, the Jewish population quickly reestablished i...

  • Victims of the Nazi Holocaust - קרבנות הנאצים בשואה

    Victims of the Nazi Holocaust around the World ------ קרבנות הנאצים בשואה This project's mission is to list the names of the victims of the Nazi Holocaust to show that they all live on in our hearts and minds---We will Never Forget, to Remember them forever! This project ho...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Families of San Isidro, Nueva Ecija

    WANTED: SAN ISIDRO-BASED PROJECT COLLABORATORS Families of San Isidro, Nueva Ecija From pre-Spanish times up to the present, despite political, social and economic changes, the family has remained the basic unit of San Isidro society. No amount of Westernization brought about by almost four hundred years of Western domination could break the close family ties that bind parents and children ...

  • 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...

  • 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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  • Missing Persons

    Links: FBI - Kidnappings & Missing Persons NamUs - National and Unidentified Persons System The Charley Project

  • The Migration From Stange, Hedmark, Norway

    The municipality of Stange is situated on the east side of the lake Mjøsa. It borders the municipalities of Hamar on the north; Løten, Våler, and Åsnes to the east; Nord-Odal to the south; and Eidsvoll to the west. Stange consists of several areas that were previously distinct, including Vallset, Romedal, Espa, Åsbygda, Tangen, and Stange itself. The municipal...

  • Global Family Reunion

    Best selling author A.J. Jacobs (“AJ”) hopes that you can connect with him, now, in the Geni World Family Tree, and invites you to attend the Global Family Reunion in 2015 where you can jointly break the Guinness world record for the world’s largest family reunion ever. This will be a fun day with presentations by celebrities and famous scientists, music, comedy, games, int...

  • 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 COUNTRYof 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 num...

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  • American slave owners

    American slave owners or slaveholders were owners of slaves in the United States which typically worked either as agriculture laborers or house servants. The practice was common until its abolition in 1865 with the end of the Civil War and the ratification of the Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution. List of notable slave owners For a complete list, please see: American slave owners Pro...

  • Early Settlers of Hingham, Massachusetts

    Hingham is one of the oldest towns in Massachusetts. There were settlers here as early as 1633. Its first name was Bearcove or Barecove, perhaps due to , the exposure of almost its entire harbor at low tide. It was incorporated on Sept. 2, 1635, only eleven towns being incorporated earlier. In 1638, one hundred and thirty-three persons came over in the ship 'Diligent,' of Ipswich, and settled...

  • Knights

    This project is a beginning introduction study of knights in genealogy. The mission is to help form a foundation of such membership and understanding of the family lines source for below: A knight is a person granted an honorary title of knighthood by a monarch or other political leader for service to the monarch or country, especially in a military capacity. Historically, in Europe, knightho...

  • Gårdshistorikk: Uttakleiv, Vestvågøy, Nordland, Norge

    Kilde Kilde Buksnes Bygdebok av Ola Berg , Bind II, 2. Opplag ( ) ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Buksnes GÅRDSNR. 9 Ballstad og GÅRDSNR.10 Ballstadøy GÅRDSNR. 20 Bolle GÅRDSNR. 16 Buksnes GÅRDSNR. 31 Bø GÅRDSNR. 37 Farstad GÅRDSNR. 23 Flæsa GÅRDSNR. 15...

  • Sinai Akiba Academy 5th Grade (2014-15)

    This project will include all the family trees of the 5th graders at Sinai Akiba Academy for the academic year 2014-15. The goal is to get every single child in the class connected to Geni's World Family Tree . So far, we have 37 of 53 kids connected to each other in the World Family Tree. Unconnected trees have a *. To find your relationship to another member of the class, just click on a name...

  • Coalition for the Standardization of Geni Naming Conventions – Proposals for new fields or field changes

    Project up for discussion: Objectives: As we are working our way through fields we may be able to suggest simple changes that could make a field work better for a particular convention. As we are confirming our conventions it may help if we could measure the impact any new field proposals will have. We may need a combination of potential solutions for instance. If it turns out...

  • 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...

  • The Sulaimani Jamat

    20th January 2011 : Building initiated of a complete list of historical/ public profiles of members of the Sulaimani Jamaat , a smaller sect of the Shi'a community mainly settled in India, Pakistan & Yemen , with members spread across the Western World, Europe & GCC in the past few decades of the 21st century. February-June 2011 : Historic profiles of the Al-Hindi, Banu Al-Anf & Banu Al-Makra...

  • Badrbagh

    January 2011 : 1st Project for Sulaimani Community August 2012 : Dear All, This was started as a test project when I first started using GENI in January 2011. I am thinking of maintaining only 1 project for the community in order to set ease and convenience for all members. All historic profiles, and updates will be added only to that project then, and all members are invited to follow that...

  • Cornish in Colorado

    This project will gather information about people who were born in Cornwall and who died in Colorado. Cornwall is one of the Celtic nations. Many Cornish people came to Colorado during the mining boom. They were called "Cousin Jack" or "Cousin Jenny". Featured Profiles Levinia Champion 1837–1912 Subject of the Book No Wealth for Levinia John Johns 1839–1876 Killed in the N...

  • Anglo-Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) - Prisoners Of War

    The Anglo Boer War (1899-1902) - Prisoners of War This project is an extension of the The Anglo Boer War (1899-1902) . The object of the project is to add information about both British/Colonial and Boer Prisoners of War, to gather profiles of these men who are on Geni and to share interesting tales and anecdotes about individuals. The first sizable batch of Boer prisoners of war taken by t...

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  • Lillian Rose Larsen

    Edwin H Larsen , father edvand Larsen Skaga Norway

  • 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 ...

  • 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" .

  • Meghani-Junani

    Creating a family tree for Meghani and later Junani. Parents migrated from India to pakistan in 1947.ThanksAzam meghanimeghani.junani@gmail.com

  • Portal dos Países Falantes da Língua Portuguesa

    Bem-vindo ao Portal dos Países Falantes da Língua Portuguesa do Geni. Este projeto é para todos os que estão interessados ​​na genealogia dos países que adotam a língua portuguesa e tudo o relacionado com nossa língua. Daqui pode-se alcançar facilmente a diferentes projetos relacionados com o idioma português, particip...

  • Jewish Families of Bratislava (Pressburg, Pozsony), Slovakia

    This project seeks to collect all of the jewish families form Bratislava, Slovakia (also knows in German as Pressburg or Preßburg, and in Hungarian as Pozsony). Bratislava is located near the Austrian border on the Danube River. Jews first settled in the city in the late 13th century. Over the years, the Jewish community was expelled from the city on several occasions, specifically in ...

  • Mormon Pioneers 1848

    1848 This project is a sub project of the Mormon Pioneers (1847-1868) Master Project This page covers the Mormon Pioneers of 1848 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...

  • 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...

  • Dachau

    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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  • Geni Top 10 Lists

    This project recognizes the best parts of Geni and its top contributors. For your family group, you can find some of these at Awards . To suggest a profile for any category, or to suggest a new category, or to request to be listed anonymously, please contact Randy Schoenberg . If a separate project where you can find more detailed information for a particular category exists, the link is provid...

  • Mormon Pioneers 1861

    1861 This project is a sub project of the Mormon Pioneers (1847-1868) Master Project This page covers the Mormon Pioneers of 1861 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...

  • Daughters of the American Revolution - Descendants

    Appropriate Profiles This project is designed to link all proven DAR patriots' families and descendants. This would include spouses and any children between them. It would be beneficial to potential Daughters and researchers to include the patriot's ancestor number somewhere in the "About Me" section of the family member's profile. If you do not know the patriot's ancestor number, you can fin...

  • Powerful Women Warriors (1500 BCE - 1500 CE)

    Female warrior deities , whose origins predate historical records, are present in most early cultures. However, the following list is assembled from sources emerging with the fragmentary beginning of written records until the 16th century. Japanese and and Chinese women warriors were legendary. While the tradition of Arab Bedouin and North African Berber women warriors (p197) goes back millen...

  • First Crusade (1096-1099)

    For naming conventions, see Medieval Kingdoms of Western Europe . The First Crusade was a military expedition from 1096 to 1099 by Western Christianity to regain the Holy Lands taken in the Muslim conquest of the Levant, ultimately resulting in the recapture of Jerusalem. It was launched in 1095 by Alexios I Komnenos , who requested that western volunteers come to his aid and help to repel th...

  • Salem Witch Trials (1692)

    Overview and Scope of Project The goal of this project is to discover our ancestors involved in the notorious Salem Witch Trials , validate their family trees and our own connections to them, and create nigh-quality, genealogically-valid mini biographies for their Profiles. About the Salem Witch Trials The Salem Witch Trials were a series of hearings before local magistrates followed by c...

  • Edmund Rice Descendants

    Finding and documenting all descendants of Edmund Rice. If you are a descendant of Edmund Rice, you are most welcome to join in the Edmund Rice autosomal DNA project. Edmund Rice autosomal DNA project Edmund Rice Association Famous descendants of Edmund Rice include: Steve Young, NFL football player Stillman Pond, Mormon Pioneer

  • Wars of the Roses (1455-1485)

    Wars of the Roses The Wars of the Roses were a series of dynastic civil wars fought between supporters of two rival branches of the royal House of Plantagenet: the houses of Lancaster and York (whose heraldic symbols were the "red" and the "white" rose, respectively) for the throne of England. They were fought in several sporadic episodes between 1455 and 1485, although there was related figh...

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  • Coalition for the Standardization of Geni Naming Conventions

    This group aims to concisely define a set a rules that everyone in this project can abide by. Rules 1. Use ordinary case. Do not enter surnames in all uppercase Here is the place to change your personal settings so that your Birth Surnames shows in CAPS even when entered in ordinary case . Try & get the name as close to the original name as possible, taking into account the dialect and ...

  • Daughters of the American Revolution - umbrella for projects

    no profiles please 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 ...

  • Normans in Medieval Italy

    Italo-Normans (Wikipedia) The Italo-Normans, or Siculo-Normans when referring to Sicily, were the Italian-born descendants of the first Norman conquerors to travel to the Mezzogiorno in the first half of the eleventh century. While maintaining much of their distinctly Norman piety and customs of war, they were shaped by the diversity of southern Italy, by the cultures and customs of the G...

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  • Norman families of Normandy (France) and England

    NOTE: This is an umbrella project that will contain a number of sub-projects, so at this time there will be no profiles added to this overview project. For a discussion of naming conventions for this period, please refer to this discussion thread: [Naming Conventions: Medieval Europe (esp France and England) ] For a general discussion about the Anglo-Norman genealogical project, please see:...

  • Working with Relationships

    Some of the most common questions on Geni are about the relationship calculator. This project is designed to give an overview of the relationship calculator tool and answer some of the common questions about using it. This page is intended to be a quick reference. If you don't find your answer here, look at the Geni Help pages or start a project discussion. Simple Overview Geni's relation...

  • Heraldry

    Heraldry is the profession, study, or art of creating, granting, and blazoning arms and ruling on questions of rank or protocol, as exercised by an officer of arms.[1] Heraldry comes from Anglo-Norman herald, from the Germanic compound harja-waldaz, "army commander".[1] The word, in its most general sense, encompasses all matters relating to the duties and responsibilities of officers of arms.[...

  • Mormon Pioneers 1862

    1862 This project is a sub project of the Mormon Pioneers (1847-1868) Master Project This page covers the Mormon Pioneers of 1862 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...

  • Eesti koolid ja nende direktorid

    Koolijuhtide ja direktorite projekt

  • Jewish Families from Prostějov (Prossnitz), Moravia, Czech Republic

    Austrian manufacturing town, in the province of Moravia. Probably its earliest Jewish settlement dated from the latter half of the fifteenth century, when exiles from Olmütz found a refuge there (1454). Up to the time when the restriction on the freedom of residence of Jews in Austria was removed, Prossnitz was the second largest congregation in Moravia, numbering 328 families (see Famil...

  • 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 ...

  • Mormon Pioneers 1865

    1865 This project is a sub project of the Mormon Pioneers (1847-1868) Master Project This page covers the Mormon Pioneers of 1865 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...

  • Prominent Jewish Families of Vienna (Wer Einmal War)

    This project provides a basis for researching a number of prominent Jewish families from Vienna. Georg Gaugusch's 2011 book Wer einmal War (Vol. I: A-K) is the first comprehensive, published genealogy for many of these families. The goal of this project page is to make the Geni tree as complete as possible, using the information from Gaugusch's Vol. I and other sources, such as Vienna IKG vital...

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  • SmartCopy

    Tool for copying Record and Smart Match profiles from MyHeritage to Geni. Beta testing! HistoryLink SmartCopy is a Google Chrome browser extension for advanced Geni users that allows you to copy information and profiles from MyHeritage Matches . Download SmartCopy Usage & Access The primary use is with a Geni Pro membership and MyHeritage Data subscription .

  • LYRA (LIIRA, LIJRA, LIIR) suguvõsa

    Suguvõsa uurimine, kokkutulekud jne Lyra suguvõsa grupp facebookis: Suguvõsa kokkutulekud: Lyra suguvõsa kokkutulek 2012.a Misso Lyra suguvõsa kokkutulek 2013.a Vana-Vigalas Suguvõsa kokkutulek 2014.a Võrumaal Arutame suvise kokkutulekut! Kallid inimesed! Kellel on suguvõsa andmete korrigeerimised valmis, perepilte, esi...

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  • AJ Jacobs reunion trees in progress

    Requests Request: Joan Cameron Joan Cameron sent: Joan Cameron Nee Foley. Me. 1944 Winifred Foley. Nee Mc Nally. Mother. 1921 Harold Foley. Father. 1916 Eleanor Foley. Nee Richardson. Paternal Grandmother. 1885? John Foley. Paternal Grandfather. 1881 Catherine McNally Nee Byrne? Maternal Grandmother. 1883 James McNally. Maternal Grandfather. 1882 William Byrne. Mat Gr grandfather. 185...

  • Origins of the Colonists of the Winthrop Fleet and pre 1632 Massachusetts Bay Colony Settlers

    A study of the origins of the Colonists of the Winthrop Fleet and pre 1632 Massachusetts Bay Colony Settlers. Research on completing passenger lists, name variants, marriages between families, ancestry in England. The Winthrop Society is actively looking for additional passengers, as its lists were never complete, and only partial passenger lists exist. The Winthrop Fleet was a group of eleven ...

  • Old Historic Families of Lancashire

    Families of the Northwest of England, Greater Manchester, Cheshire & Lancashire Links for Genealogy sites will be below the family background. (as the projects develop). There is also another resource created to assist with fact checking for these families called High Sheriff's of Chesire. Many of the old families of Greater Manchester, Lancashire and Cheshire can trace their ancestries b...

  • Barons, Knights, Esquires, Serviteurs and other that were with Henry V at the Battle of Agincourt

    THE BATTLE OF AGINCOURT A date in English History known to most Archers, 25th October 1415. - Saint Crispin's Day - When a relatively small and vastly out numbered English Army of less than 4000 men, demonstrated the lethal and devastating power of the English Longbow against the might of the French Army, numbering, according to some accounts, 50,000 men under the command of Constable d'Al...

  • Founders of Hartford, Conneticut

    Founders of Hartford The following is a list of names of the Founders of Hartford that are engraved on the Founders Monument in the Ancient Burying Ground, also sometimes referred to as the "Old" or "Center" Cemetery. The original brownstone Monument erected in 1837 was replaced by one of pink Connecticut granite in 1986. The cemetery is located at the rear of the First Congregational ("Cente...

  • High Sheriff of Chesire

    History and Names of the High Sheriff's of Chester This list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it. The High Sheriff is the oldest secular office under the Crown. Formerly the High Sheriff was the principal law enforcement officer in the county but over the centuries most of the responsibilities associated with the post have been transferred elsewhere or are now defunct, so that its fun...

  • English Beheadings

    Waltheof, Earl of Northumbria (1076) – Executed at Winchester by order of William I for taking part in the Revolt of the EarlsSir William Wallace (1305) – famous Scottish resistance fighter, hanged, drawn and quartered by order of Edward IPiers Gaveston (1312) – Executed near Warwick by Thomas, 2nd Earl of Lancaster in the Baron's RevoltThomas, 2nd Earl of Lancaster –...

  • Warren Genealogical Forum

    To clarify the ancestors of John Warren of Watertown, Massachusetts who arrived on the Arabella, the Flagship of the Winthrop Fleet, and who is the progenitor of the Warren and Bigelow line of Boston. John the Middle Warren is his father. 1: Richard Warren of the Mayflower Compact is NOT related by any research as of this time to John Warren of Watertown, Massachusetts who arrived on the Flag...

  • Jerusalem Nobility

    JERUSALEM, NOBILITY The Families of Outremer: The Feudal Nobility of the Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem, 1099-1291 A project to include profiles of the leading families of Outremer during the years 1099 through the evacuation to Cypress. An additional list of soldiers or others mentioned during research is included under "Others living in the Kingdom of Jerusalem." Nobles without profiles ...

  • John Bigelow of Watertown, Massachusetts

    One of the best and most comprehensive resources for Bigelow Biographical and current genealogical information: Biography and detailed genealogical information: Marriage Record: Will: The Winthrop Fleet: Descendants and Legacy:

  • Bigelow Family Links to Historic Sites

    A collection of links to historic sites in America & Europe by researchers that would be of interest to descendants of the Bigelow family and their related ancestors the Massey's, the Davenports, the Leghs, the Savages, and many others......please feel free to add! I'm hoping to work on organizing this a little better. American Genealogy The Bigelow Society Rod Bigelow has taken up where th...

  • Historic Legal and Land Transactions Relating to the families of Chesire and Lancashire

    Links to various transactions to cross reference genealogical dates, names Cheshire (/ˈtʃɛʃər/ or /ˈtʃɛʃɪər/; archaically the County Palatine of Chester;[1] abbreviated Ches.) is a ceremonial county in North West England, in the United Kingdom. The western edge of the county forms part of England's border with Wales....

  • Chesire Heraldry

    Chesire is the home of some of the most ancient coats of arms in existence. Coats of arms came into general use by feudal lords and knights in battle in the 12th Century. By the 13th Century arms had spread beyond their initial battlefield use to become a kind of flag or logo for families in the higher social classes of Europe, inherited from one generation to the next. From "A history and ...

  • My Immigrants PBJ

    My immigrant ancestors.

  • Possible Burials STM

    Possible church vault burial locationsJoan de StockportNicholas de eatonHugh Massey of Siddington & wife

  • Marcher Lords of England and Wales

    Marcher Lords of England and Wales A Marcher Lord (Welsh: Barwn y Mers) was a strong and trusted noble appointed by the King of England to guard the border (known as the Welsh Marches) between England and Wales. A Marcher Lord is the English equivalent of a margrave (in the Holy Roman empire) or a marquis (in France). In this context the word march means a border region or frontier, and is ...

  • The Chesire Archers: The King's Secret Weapon

    CHESHIRE ARCHERS The King's Secret Weapon The Cheshire archers were a body of elite soldiers noted for their skills with the longbow that fought in many engagements in Britain and France in the Middle Ages. Battles at which there were sizeable numbers of Cheshire archers include Agincourt and Crecy. Richard II employed a bodyguard of these yeoman archers who came from the Macclesfield Hundr...

  • Edward I "Longshanks" descendants 15 generations

    Some Descendants of Edward I, King of England 1. Edward I, King of England born 17 June 1239, Westminister palace, England, occupation King of England 1272-1307, married (1) 18 Oct 1254, in Las Huelgas, Burgos, Castile, Spain, Eleanor of Castile, born ca 1244/45, Castile, Spain, (daughter of St. Ferdinand III and Joanna de Dammartin) died 24 Nov 1290, Hardeby, Lincolnshire, England, buried: his...

  • Medieval Women as Knights and Leaders of Warfare

    A collection of Articles and Profiles. Women Knights in the Middle Ages There were two ways anyone could be a knight: by holding land under a knight's fee, or by being made a knight or inducted into an order of knighthood. There are examples of both cases for women. Female Orders of Knighthood The Order of the Hatchet There is a case of a clearly military order of knighthood for wom...

  • Heraldry of the Medieval Latin Kingdoms

    Links and information regarding the heraldry of the Lords and their vassals of the Latin Kingdoms including Jerusalem, Armenia, Constantinople, Sicily, etc. during the medieval period ( to 1500 ce).

  • Grosvenor Family of England

    The Ancestor: A Quarterly Review of County and Family History, Heraldry and Antiquities (Google eBook)A. Constable & Company, Limited, 1902 - Great Britain

  • The Massey Family of England

    The Massey Family of England Genealogyby Judge Frank A. Massey

  • Ecclesiastical Heraldry

    From Wikipedia: Ecclesiastical heraldry Coat of arms of Cardinal Agostino Bausa in the courtyard of the archiepiscopal palace of Florence Ecclesiastical heraldry is the tradition of heraldry developed by Christian clergy. Initially used to mark documents, ecclesiastical heraldry evolved as a system for identifying people and dioceses. It is most formalized within the Catholic Church, where ...

  • Latin Genealogical Word List

    A quick reference for basic Latin terms in genealogy. Please feel free to add other links. Please invite anyone else who might be interested as a collaborator. There is also a link here for a basic Latin tutorial for any that don't have this background.

  • The Hales Family of Chesire

    "The Baronetage of England: Author: Wotton, Thomas, d. 1766; Kimber, Edward, 1719-1769; Johnson, R. (Richard), 1733 or 4-1793; Wotton, Thomas, d. 1766 Volume: 1 Subject: Baronetage Publisher: London : Printed for G. Woodfall, [etc.] Language: English Call number: 2813150 19. Hales, of Woodchurch, Kent* Created Baronet, June 29, 161 1. HP H E town of Hales, in the county of Norfolk, i...

  • 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...

  • Gårdshistorikk: Haug, Vestvågøy, Nordland, Norge

    HAUG Gårdshistorikk for Haug i Vestvågøy, Nordland Norge med fokus på å fortelle litt om historien og samle Geni profilene på personene tilknyttet denne gården. Fra Buksnes bygdebok Gårdsnr. 2 Også dette, ellers meget enkle gårdsnavn, har vært skrevet på forskjellig måte, Houg (1567) Hoffue (1614)...

  • 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,...

  • Unconnected Trees - The Netherlands

    Unconnected Trees regarding the Netherlands/Onverbonden stambomen betreffende Nederland Link hier profielen met stamboompjes die -nog- niet zijn verbonden aan de Big Tree, zodat anderen eventueel verder kunnen zoeken naar ontbrekende schakels. Unconnected users / niet verbonden gebruikers Gelet op het feit dat gebruikers alleen uitgenodigd kunnen worden voor een project als collaborator, ...

  • Portaal voor Nederlandstaligen

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  • Genealogy Specialists on Geni

    Meet some eminent genealogists , prominent pedigree website creators and exceptional family tree Bloggers who are on Geni . Please feel free to contribute additional geni members who are genealogy specialists with websites, or blogs to this project. Your assistance with this project would be greatly appreciated. Thank you. Project Photo ------------------------------------- ...

  • Connecting to the Big Tree

    Connecting to the Big Tree Last updated 20 June 2014 The goal of Geni is to create a single, accurate family tree that connects all members, with no duplicates. However, there are Geni users who are not aware that they are part of the Big tree - or not part of the Big Tree. Nor do they know " how to " connect to the "Big Tree.". Geni.com calls it the World Family Tree; see this page for W...

  • Nederlandse handleiding voor GENI * GENI voor DUMMY's

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

  • Kuusalu kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Kuusalu kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Kultuurimälestise Riikliku Registri registrikanne vt. registrist ka kaasnevaid fotosid. Asukoht kaardil Otsing Find A Grave andmebaasis NB! Andmebaas uuene...

  • Hemman och torp i Mörskom före 1740 - Tilat ja torpat Myrskylässä ennen 1740

    Första huvudboken för Mörskom börjar 1740. På basen av dop-, vigsel- och begravningsböcker samt mantalslängder kan emellertid många av hemmanens tidigare inbyggare och deras släktskapsband rekonstrueras. Ett problem är att dopboken för åren 1734-1756 har kommit i oordning och bladen föreligger inte i kr...

  • 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...

  • 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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