Genealogy Projects on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Daughters of the American Revolution - Patriots

    A project for DAR members to meet each other, and for non-members to find ancestors that enable them to join. Use the related projects below to help focus your DAR research goals. Geni Project - DAR Patriots Geni Project - DAR Descendants Geni Project - DAR Daughters "The Daughters of the American Revolution is a charitable organization that requires members be women over 18 able to...

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

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

  • World War One - Casualties

    Casualties of World War One See also - World War 1 Main page Africa - 10.000 South Africa - 7.000 Lieutenant Douglas Bayley de Bruyn Royal Lancaster Regiment, transferred to 35 Squadron Royal Flying Corps. Killed in a flying accident in Thetford, 27th May 1916, aged 20. Shirley Spiro 1916, British East Africa. Lieutenant James Lawrence Hedding Lieutenant in the 3rd Battalion...

  • Inter-War Period Notables (1918 - 1939)

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

  • Jews of Indiana

    This is an umbrella project for all projects related to Jews from Indiana . Jews have long been a presence in Indiana and the Old Northwest albeit very small. Two distinct phases and two different types of immigrants characterized Jewish migration into 19th century Indiana. The initial "wave" began as early as the 1760s when Jewish traders, businessmen, and land dealers instrumental in the es...

  • Daughters of the American Revolution - Daughters

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

  • Models

    A model (from Middle French modèle//aew),is a person who is employed to promote, display, or advertise commercial products (notably fashion clothing) or to serve as a visual object for people who are creating works of art. Modelling ("modeling" in American English) is considered to be different from other types of public performance, such as an acting, dancing or being a mime artist. T...

  • Jews of Savannah, Georgia

    by B. H. Levy & Rabbi Arnold Mark Belzer Congregation Mickve Israel was founded by 42 Jews who arrived in Savannah, in the new colony of Georgia, on July 11, 1733. Having left London, England, five months earlier, the brave band of mostly Portuguese Jews and two German Jewish families sought freedom and opportunity in the New World. The first communal act upon landing in Savannah was the in...

  • Home front during World War II

    Please add profiles of those who contributed to the war effort on "the home front.". Profiles must be set to public. This is an international project. Project collaborators, feel free to update the project front page, add resources, and media for our research efforts - and invite more collaborators. Home front during World War II From Wikipedia The home front covers the activities of th...

  • Jews of Ohio

    This is an umbrella project for all projects related to Jews from Ohio . Subprojects: Jews of Cleveland and Jews of Cincinnati . Jewish settlement in Ohio paralleled the opening of new lands to the west of the Allegheny and Appalachian Mountains, the development of canals, roads, and later, railroads. The first documented Jewish settler in Ohio was an English watchmaker named Joseph Jonas ,...

  • ŠIAURĖS LIETUVOS ŽEMVALDŽIAI IR BAJORAI

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

  • Families of the Philippines

    This is the Master Project for the Philippines Filipinos often know of their ancestry exclusively through oral accounts. It is common to not know about one's direct line; but people would retain info about an obscure connection to a famous or historical person. Organized by surnames and by specialty topics, the Families of the Philippines projects tracks famous Filipino personalities -- whi...

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  • Canonigo Family of the Philippines

    This project aims to organize genealogical data on the Canonigo Family of the Philippines. For more information, please visit our Facebook fan page at and fill up our family tree up form at . As of 1/26/2015: 33,785 names in the family tree at canonigo.tribalpages.com. How to Contribute Please click the "Join Project" button on the upper right of the project page. After getting yourse...

  • 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...

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  • Jewish Families of Frankfurt am Main, Germany

    This project concerns the 625 Jewish families identified in Alexander Dietz 's Stammbuch der Frankfurter Juden (1907). Many gravestones from the Frankfurt Jewish cemeteries are available online at Steinheim Institut . Some trees can be found at Jewish Families of Frankfurt am Main . Also available online is Ele Toldot (These are the Generations) , a collection of transcriptions of genealogica...

  • American film actors

    For film actors of all nationalities, please see Entertainment industry people . American film actors are actors from the United States who perform on film. The cinema of the United States, often generally referred to as Hollywood, has had a profound effect on cinema across the world since the early 20th century. Its history is sometimes separated into four main periods: the silent film era...

  • 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...

  • 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,...

  • Pioneers of Rhodesia - Individuals

    List 1 Pioneers of Rhodesia: Selected transcription of excerpts from article by Edward. C. TABLER in Africana Notes and News, September 1972, vol 20 No. 3 ANDERSON, Alexander Gillies (c.1843-1912). "Sandy" Anderson came to Durban 1868. ANDERSON, Andrew Arthur. He was an early advocate of Imperial expansion in Southern Africa in the interests of British trade. His journey to Matabeleland i...

  • Deutsche Promi Geburtstage

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

  • British celebrities

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

  • Modern British Musicians

    Modern British popular Musicians Forms of popular music, including folk music, jazz, pop and rock music, have particularly flourished in Britain since the twentieth century. Britain has had an impact on popular music disproportionate to its size, due to its linguistic and cultural links with many countries, particularly the United States and many of its former colonies like Australia, South...

  • Popular Musicians of the United Kingdom (1950s)

    Musicians of the United Kingdom (1950s) Music of the United Kingdom began to develop in the 1950s from largely insular and derivative forms to become one of the leading centres of popular music in the modern world. By 1950 indigenous forms of British popular music, like folk music, brass and silver bands, music hall and dance bands, were already giving way to the influence of American forms o...

  • Coopers

    Cooper - n. - a person whose work is making or repairing barrels and casks (Webster's New World Dictionary) From Barrel Making : We often think in terms of wine or whiskey when we think of the things likely to be contained in a barrel. But, all sorts of foods were stored in barrels. Sauerkraut was fermented and stored in them. Fish, meats and some vegetables were dried and salted then store...

  • 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...

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

    This project is used to relate all units from Tennessee who served in the Confederate Army.

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

    This project is used to relate all units from Texas who served in the Confederate Army. --------------- Links Handbook of Texas Online: Civil War Texas Military Forces Museum: Texas Military Forces in the Civil War Texas Civil War Confederate Units Texas Civil War Museum Texas Military Forces Museum: Texas During the Civil War Under the Rebel Flag: From the Texas State Library...

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  • Confederate States Army

    The Confederate States Army was the army of the Confederate States of America (or "Confederacy") while the Confederacy existed during the American Civil War. On February 8, 1861, delegates from the seven Deep South states which had already declared their secession from the United States of America adopted the Provisional Constitution of the Confederate States of America. On February 28, 1861, t...

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  • 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...

  • Show Business Families

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

  • Confederate States of America

    The Confederate States of America ( CSA or C.S.A. ), commonly referred to as the Confederacy , was an unrecognized secessionist state existing from 1861–65. It was originally formed by seven slave states in the Lower South region of the United States whose regional economy was mostly dependent upon agriculture, particularly cotton, and a plantation system of production which in turn larg...

  • Republic of Texas

    A project for those who have family members who go back to the days of Mexican Texas and the Republic of Texas. Mexican Texas is the name given by Texas history scholars to the period between 1821 and 1836, when Texas was governed by Mexico. The Republic of Texas was an independent nation in North America, bordering the United States and Mexico, that existed from 1836 to 1846. Mexican Tex...

  • 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

  • Victims of the Nuremberg Laws

    This project is for people who were impacted by the Nuremberg laws "new" definition of a Jew: those who had in fact been baptized at birth and brought up as "Christians", but had two, three or four Jewish grandparents. Many of these people suffered in additional ways as they no longer belonged to the "Christian" community, and did not belong to the Jewish community either, if they were married ...

  • 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...

  • Cartoonists

    A cartoonist is a person who specializes in drawing cartoons. This work is usually humorous, mainly created for entertainment, political commentary or advertising. Throughout the 20th century, cartoons were widely published in print media of various kinds, featured in magazines such as The New Yorker and Punch and distributed to newspapers through such organization as King Features Syndicate. T...

  • 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...

  • 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" .

  • 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...

  • Union Army

    Feel free to add your Ancestors to this project if they fought for the Union side during the American Civil War (1861 - 1865). Add no inflammatory comments, be respectful. These are the Men, Fighting for a cause they believed in, that spilled their Blood, to help shape America Divided, into the United States of America. Main objectives for this War President of the Northern Union States...

  • The Union Armies (USA) of the US Civil War

    The Union Army was the land force that fought for the Union during the American Civil War. It was also known as the Federal Army, the U.S. Army, the Northern Army and the National Army.[1] It consisted of the small United States Army (the regular army), augmented by massive numbers of units supplied by the Northern states, composed of volunteers as well as conscripts. Major organizations Th...

  • Pennsylvania in the US Civil War (USA) 1861-1865

    This project is used to relate all units from Pennsylvania who served in the Union Army.

  • Other People in the American Civil War

    A project for the lesser figures in the American Civil War. Related Geni Projects For notable family members: "US Civil War Notables" For Battles and Units: The Civil War 1861-1865 Illinois Adjutant General's Report, Regimental and Unit Histories 1861– 1866 "Croatian Soldiers in American-Civil War, 1861-1865" "United States Colored Troops" "Civil War Image Galle...

  • Iowa in the US Civil War (USA) 1861-1865

    This project is used to relate all units from Iowa who served in the Union Army.

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  • American television actors

    For television actors of all nationalities, please see Entertainment industry people . American television actors are actors from the United States who perform on television. Television is one of the major mass media of the United States. Ninety-nine percent of American households have at least one television and the majority of households have more than one. As a whole, the television networ...

  • 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...

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

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

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  • Entertainment industry people

    Entertainment industry people are people who work in the entertainment industry (also informally known as show business or show biz), which includes artists, such as actors, musicians and screenwriters, as well as businesspeople, such as agents, producers, and managers. Notable entertainment industry people For a complete list, please see: Entertainment industry people Profiles . Also see...

  • AFI Life Achievement Award winners

    AFI Life Achievement Award The AFI Life Achievement Award was established by the Board of Directors of the American Film Institute on February 26, 1973 to honor a single individual for his or her lifetime contribution to enriching American culture through motion pictures and television. The Recipient is selected and honored at the Oscars ceremony annually, with the award being presented by ...

  • Notable American Jews

    American Jews , also known as Jewish Americans , are American citizens of the Jewish faith or Jewish ethnicity. The Jewish community in the United States is composed predominantly of Ashkenazi Jews who emigrated from Central and Eastern Europe, and their U.S.-born descendants. A minority from all Jewish ethnic divisions are also represented, including Sephardi Jews, Mizrahi Jews, and a number o...

  • 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...

  • Generais do Brasil

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

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  • Cambridge University Alumni

    Please add known Cambridge alumni to this project. Collaborators, feel free to update the project, add resources ... And more collaborators. University of Cambridge The University of Cambridge (informally known as "Cambridge University" or simply as "Cambridge") is a collegiate research university located in Cambridge, England, United Kingdom. Originally founded in 1209, it is the secon...

  • World War One: Armed Forces - Canada

    World War One: Armed Forces - Canada=The British declaration of war automatically brought Canada into the war, because of Canada's legal status as a British dominion which left foreign policy decisions in the hands of the UK parliament.Please link any GENi profiles of Canadian Servicemen to this project. From Canada: 418,035 served of a total 628,964 in arms.On August 5, 1914, the Governor Gene...

  • Basque Genealogy

    Basque Genealogy / Genealogía Vasca / Généalogy Basque / Genealogy Euskal Este proyecto fue creado para reunir perfiles del País Vasco y las regiones de España y Francia. Ce projet a été créé pour recueillir des profils du Pays Basque et de ses régions de l'Espagne et de la France. Proiektu hau sortu zen, Euskal Autonom...

  • 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...

  • 1918 lnfluenza Pandemic- USA : Fatalities

    1918 Influenza pandemic- USA: Fatalities The influenza pandemic of 1918-1919 killed more people than the Great War, known today as World War I (WWI), at somewhere between 20 and 40 million people. It has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in recorded world history. More people died of influenza in a single year than in four-years of the Black Death Bubonic Plague from 1347 to 1351. K...

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  • 1918 lnfluenza Pandemic - Canadian Fatalities

    1918 Influenza Pandemic - Canadian Fatalities Canada’s flu dead included soldiers who had survived the fighting overseas only to succumb to illness once in Canada and thousands of family members who welcomed them home but perished soon after their arrival. The loss of so many Canadians had a profound social and economic impact on a country that had already suffered 60,000 war dead. T...

  • 1918 lnfluenza Pandemic - New Zealand Fatalities

    1918 Influenza Pandemic - New Zealand Fatalities 1918 flu pandemic (January 1918 – December 1920) was an unusually deadly influenza pandemic, the first of the two pandemics involving H1N1 influenza virus. It infected 500 million people across the world, including remote Pacific islands and the Arctic, and killed 50 to 100 million of them—three to five percent of the world's popu...

  • 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...

  • Women in Military Conflicts - Doctors, Nurses and others

    Women in Military Conflicts - Doctors, Nurses and others The object of this project is to assemble profiles of women who played a roll in Military conflicts - mainly Doctors and Nurses - who were involved in wars up to and including World War II. Early records indicate that nursing was originally conducted by monks and nuns of various religious orders. It was considered to be work of a sp...

  • Film directors

    Scope of Project This project aims to identify notable film directors. Overview A film director is a person who directs the actors and crew in the making of a film. They control a film's artistic and dramatic aspects, while guiding the technical crew and actors. Responsibilities Film directors are responsible for overseeing creative aspects of a film under the film producer. They ofte...

  • 1918 lnfluenza Pandemic - Australian Survivors

    1918 Influenza Pandemic - Australian Survivors The 1918–1919 influenza pandemic remains among the greatest natural disasters of recorded history, rivalling the Black Death of the 14th century in mortality and social and economic effects. Emerging in Europe in the final months of the Great War, in the short space of a little over a year the pandemic swept around the world, killing betwe...

  • 1918 Influenza Pandemic- British Isles: Fatalities

    1918 Influenza pandemic - British Isles: Fatalities I had a little bird its name was Enza I opened the window, And in-flu-enza." (1918 children’s playground rhyme) Please add to this project any profiles of those who perished in the' Spanish Flu' pandemic of 1918 To participate in any project - you do need to first be a collaborator - so please join the project using the ...

  • 1918 lnfluenza Pandemic- USA: Survivors

    1918 Influenza Pandemic - USA : Survivors=The influenza pandemic of 1918-1919 killed more people than the Great War, known today as World War I (WWI), at somewhere between 20 and 40 million people. It has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in recorded world history. More people died of influenza in a single year than in four-years of the Black Death Bubonic Plague from 1347 to 1351. Kn...

  • Hampden- Sydney College

    Hampden–Sydney College, also known as H-SC, is a liberal arts college for men located in Hampden Sydney, Virginia, United States. Founded in 1775, Hampden–Sydney is the oldest private charter college in the Southern U.S., the last college founded before the American Revolution, and one of only three four-year, all-men's liberal arts colleges in the United States.Contents [show] Ov...

  • British Stage Actors

    British Stage Actors The purpose of the project is to compile a list of the most popular, renowned or famous British theatre or stage actors, and to add links to profiles on GENi where trees exist. The list is by no means complete so please add to it! To participate in any project - you do need to first be a collaborator - so please join the project using the request link under "actions...

  • 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...

  • Carpenters

    Everyone is invited to add their "hammering" ancestors to this project (profiles must be set to public). Project collaborators, feel free to update the project description, adding notes, documents, images, resources ... and inviting more collaborators. From Glimpses of 17th and 18th Century colonial American life There were men who earned a living at carpentry.  If they lived in a po...

  • Tailors

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

  • 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...

  • Visigoths

    A link to Jordanes. English version. Getica: How close this text comes to the thruth is hard to say. There can be severel motives for the writer. Hovever it is one of the closest sources of the time of the Visigoth or the Thervingi that excist hovever far it is in time from the actual event. It is also said to be a copy of another document written closer to the events. That can both make it...

  • 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...

  • Chelmno Extermination Camp

    Chełmno extermination camp, also known as the Kulmhof concentration camp, was a Nazi German extermination camp that was situated 50 kilometres (31 mi) from Łódź, near a small village called Chełmno nad Nerem (Kulmhof an der Nehr in German). After annexation by Germany Kulmhof was included into Reichsgau Wartheland in 1939. The camp operated in two periods, f...

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  • World War One: Armed Forces - England

    World War One: Armed Forces - England The British Army during World War I was fought by units which were made up exclusively of volunteers—as opposed to conscripts—at the beginning of the conflict. Because of the numbers involved this project is one of a number of projects where GENi profiles of World War One soldiers can be added. This project aims to honour those born in E...

  • World War I

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

  • Reed / Read / Reade Family

    Researching your Reed / Read / Reade / Reede / Reid family? Join forces by collaborating and bring your profiles over (must be set to public). There are many distinct lines for this common surname and sometimes it's just as important to know who we aren't.

  • Children of the Holocaust

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

  • World War One: Non-Combatants - England

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

  • South African Progenitors - Matriarchs/Stammoeders

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

  • Spurious Pedigrees

    Come collaborate and share your knowledge of spurious pedigrees. Add links; add profiles; identify wishful thinking, leaps of fancy, mistakes since corrected but still in circulation ... and outright scams. from Fraudulent Genealogy by Lisa South, Certified Genealogist There are many reasons that people create fraudulent genealogies: 1. Family members that are trying to hide something...

  • Burgemeesters in NOORD-HOLLAND nl.

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

  • Imigrantes Poloneses ao Brasil / Polish immigrants to Brazil

    Imigração Polonesa Os imigrantes poloneses no Brasil não formam um número expressivo como os italianos e portugueses. Porém, um grande número de imigrantes estabeleceu-se no país entre 1841 e 1971. Calcula-se que em um século [1869-1970] entraram 130.292 imigrantes poloneses no Brasil, dos quais 50% estão radicados ou deixaram des...

  • U. S. Postmasters (USPS)

    A postmaster is the head of an individual post office. When a postmaster is responsible for an entire mail distribution organization (usually sponsored by a national government), the title of Postmaster General is commonly used. Responsibilities of a postmaster typically include management of a centralized mail distribution facility, establishment of letter carrier routes, supervision of letter...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Unie van Utrecht (1579)

    Unión de Utrecht Union d'Utrecht, Union of Utrecht . . . ____________________________________________________ Under Construction . Ondertekenaars Johan van Nassau , graaf van Nassau-Dillenburg (1536-1606) Rutger van den Boetzelaer , heer van Langerak (1534-1604) - tekende de provisionele unie Holland Gerrit van Poelgeest , heer van Hoogmade (1545-1614) Pau...

  • World War One: Armed Forces - Ireland

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

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