Genealogy Projects on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Eesti õpetajad

    Siia projekti võiksid kuuluda läbi aegade õpetajaametit pidanud inimesed. Eduard Marjak: Aleksander Aruoja-(Arbeiter): Samuel Keerberg: Rein Aedma: Johannes Seyboth; Karl Kirri. Erastvere Koolmeister:1829-1841a. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Julie Arrosson(Mägi):

  • American Revolution: Battle of Bunker Hill (1775)

    Please add your ancestors who fought in America's iconic battle to the project. Collaborators, feel free to update the front page, add resources, images, documents ... And invite more collaborators. The Battle of Bunker Hill took place on June 17, 1775, mostly on and around Breed's Hill, during the Siege of Boston early in the American Revolutionary War. From The True Story of the Battle of...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Lost and found in Scotland

    Lost and found in Scotland This project is designed to re-unite families to lost individuals on the tree. How many of us had that "Uncle" or "Best Mate of Dads" that did not seem to have any family? How many times in your research do you find someone, who, is a mystery, you want to add him to the tree, but, have no idea where he/she belongs. This is a way to honour that person, and, a place...

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

    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... CEYLON Approximately 5,126 POW were held in the following camps: Camps Diyatalawa (Main camp) Mount Lavina (Convalescent camp) Ragama (Camp for dissidents and irreconcilables) Urugasmanhandiya (Camp for prisoners on ...

  • Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) - POW - Deaths outside South Africa

    1899-1902 - Deaths This is taken from a Memorial Brochure Given out in 1983. The main writer was M C * E van Schoor Helping her were: P J Delport E Wessels H Ferreira B K Schoeman Prisoners who died and not on Geni in Black. Camp - Bermuda Prisoner of war Camps in Bermuda: Burt Darrell Hawkins Hinson Morgans Port Tucker Island. Buried at Long Island N...

  • Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) - "Boer Foot Soldiers"

    The Anglo Boer War (1899-1902) "Boer Foot Soldiers" This project is an extension of the The Anglo Boer War (1899-1902) Boers . The focus of the main project is to feature the prominent figures of the war. This project is a place where we can add information about Boer foot soldiers who fought in the Anglo-Boer War, somewhere to assemble profiles of these men who are on Geni and to share int...

  • Physicians, Medicine: History of Healers through the Ages

    Forefathers of Medical Treatments through the Ages Photo: Hippocrates , engraving by Peter Paul Rubens , 1638. from Wikipedia, Courtesy of the National Library of Medicine. Please add ONLY profiles of physicians and "healers" with significant contribution to medicine through the ages. This project is not intended to become a list of physicians of ones country. For such a pur...

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

    The Anglo Boer War (1899-1902) - Boer Casualties This project is an extension of the The Anglo Boer War (1899-1902) Boers . This is a place where we can add information about Boer casualties of the Anglo-Boer War, somewhere to assemble profiles of these men who are on Geni and to share interesting tales and anecdotes about them. According top the Encyclopaedia Britannica nearly 100,000 live...

  • Colonial American Doctors

    Please add the profiles of the chirugeons, physicans, midwives, apothecaries and bonesetters who were our earliest doctors. Collaborators, feel free to update the page and add resource materials. Please note: 40% of the physicians in the early colonies were women. Midwives at this time were considered doctors. 18th Century American Medicine From In 18th Century England, there were thr...

  • 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...

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

    A Project aiming to include the profiles of those who fought for the Boers in Anglo Boer War in South Africa. 'n Projek waar daarna gestreef word om alle Boer profiele op Geni wat aan die ABO op die vegveld deelgeneem het. The Second Boer War (Dutch: Tweede Boereoorlog (1899-1901) Afrikaans:Tweede Vryheidsoorlog or Tweede Boereoorlog, (1899-1902) was fought from 11 October 1899 unti...

  • The Civil War 1861-1865 United States of America

    Notes: PLEASE ensure you follow the naming convention listed below. If you find after you created a project and added profiles/related projects/content to it that the name is incorrect, please see the discussion Project Naming to have the name corrected. As we identify a way to control the sheer size of this project, we will update this main project. For now, please relate projects ...

  • Battles in 1863 - US Civil War

    This project is used to relate all battles of the Civil War that were fought in 1863.

  • Army of the Potomac (USA), US Civil War

    The Union Army of the Potomac fought in most of the Eastern Theater campaigns, primarily in (Eastern) Virginia, Maryland, and Pennsylvania. After the end of the war, it was disbanded on June 28, 1865, shortly following its participation in the Grand Review of the Armies. Famous Units Because of its proximity to the large cities of the North, such as Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, and New Y...

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  • Battle of Gettysburg

    July 1-3, 1863 July of 2013 marked the 150th anniversary of the battle! This project is devoted to all soldiers of every rank who fought at the Battle of Gettysburg, and to the families of those soldiers. This project is less about the conflict than it is about the people who engaged in it. That having been said, some historians call this battle the turning point of the ...

  • Eesti poliitikud

    Siia kuuluvad kõik eestlastest või/ ja Eestis tegutsenud tuntud poliitikud nii parlamentaarsel kui omavalitsuslikul tasemel Estonian politicians

  • 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.

  • Kuuda Seminari lõpetajad (Eesti)

    Kuuda õpetajate seminar oli Märjamaa kihelkonnas Tolli mõisas Kuudal asunud pedagoogikaõppeasutus, mis tegutses aastail 1854–1887. Kuuda õpetajate seminar - Wikipedia Nimekiri Mõnel isikul võivad lennu nr ja aastaarvud olla segamini Jrk nr. / Nimi / sünniaeg ja koht / surmaaeg ja koht / lend / õppimise aeg ...

  • 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 Confederate States Army

    Feel free to add your Ancestor to this project if they fought for the Confederacy 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. Military: Led by General Robert E. Lee Confederate States of Americ...

  • 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

  • Army of Northern Virginia (CSA), US Civil War

    The Army of Northern Virginia was the primary military force of the Confederate States of America in the Eastern Theater of the American Civil War, as well as the primary command structure of the Department of Northern Virginia. It was most often arrayed against the Union Army of the Potomac. Districts Three districts were created under the Department of Northern Virginia: Aquia Distric...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Eesti sõjaväelased

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

  • NIKLAN Family

    See projekt siin sai loodud, et enam teada saada oma vanaisa (emaisa) suguvõsast - millegi tõttu on side selle suure suguvõsaga olnud nõrk. Ema ei rääkinud neist palju, ilmselt käidi vanaisa Juhani lähedastega vähe läbi. Oleks tore, kui keegi selle suguseltsi praegustest järeltulijatest siia projekti midagigi lisaks ...

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

    Cavalry Down To: (Cavalry) Down To: (4th Regiment) Down To: ( Company A ) Down To: ( Company D ) Down To: (6th Regiment) Down To: ( Company I ) Down To: (9th Regiment) Down To: ( Company B )

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  • Virginia Cavalry (CSA), US Civil War Project

    Back To: (The Commonwealth Of Virginia) Back To: (Virginia In the Civil War 1861-1865) Back To: (Virginia Military Units) Down To: (4th Regiment) Down To: ( Company A ) Down To: ( Company D ) Down To: (6th Regiment) Down To: ( Company I )

  • 19th Century British Politicians

    19th Century British Politicians Picture to right: William Tatton Egerton The list below is from Wikipedia UK MPs 1801–02 and some names are in the wrong place alphabetically. Although there will be duplications through the years this is still a huge project and this list is just for starters: A Charles Abbot, 1st Baron Colchester Archibald Acheson, 2nd Earl of Gosford Robert...

  • Military Notables other than U.S Revolution and Civil War

    From Ancient times to the present, ordinary people (some who were not generals per se) have made significant contributions to history on the battlefield. Female Boudicea Joan of Arc Nanny of the Maroons (Jamaica) Male

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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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  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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. ...

  • 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...

  • The Great Kashubian Migration

    In the mid-1800s Kashubians migrated for economic reasons. After the Franco-Prussian War and the unification of Germany under Bismarck, Kashubians were met with institutionalized hostility. Life was very harsh for the Kashubs. It was illegal to use Polish or Kashubian in public, especially in church. Many priests were imprisoned or exiled. Churches were left with no parish priests. As a result,...

  • 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...

  • Rutland - Famous People

    Famous People Connected to Rutland Image right - Titus Oates Those people of note with connections to the county are listed below. Some of these connections are a little tenuous - counties like to lay claim to people of renown! Please add information about people of renown connected to Rutland, England. If the person has a profile on Geni please add their profile to the project and add th...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Paldanius-suku

    Projektin tarkoituksena on koota yhteen Tuomas Laurentii Paldaniuksen jälkeläisten sukupuu. Paldanius-nimen varhaisin kantaja Tuomas Laurentiin poika Samuel Paldanius (k. 1651) toimi Paltamon kirkkoherrana. Paltamo” on johdos sanasta ”palta”, joka merkitsee ’rinnettä, rantapengertä’, joten siihen sukunimikin pohjimmiltaan palautun...

  • Perpetual Emigration Fund

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

  • Mormon Pioneers 1852

    1852 This project is a sub project of the Mormon Pioneers (1847-1868) Master Project This page covers the Mormon Pioneers of 1852 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...

  • WW2 Roll of Honour - New Zealand

    The Second World War was the greatest conflict ever to engulf the world. It took the lives of 50 million people, including one in every 150 New Zealanders, and shaped the world that we have lived in ever since.*The population of New Zealand in 1940 was about 1,600,000.*About 140,000 New Zealand men and women served, 104,000 in 2NZEF, the rest in the British or New Zealand naval or air forces.*F...

  • The Royal Society

    The Royal Society A Gathering of the greatest of minds. The Royal Society is a Fellowship of the world's most eminent scientists and is the oldest scientific academy in continuous existence The Royal Society is a self-governing Fellowship of many of the world’s most distinguished scientists drawn from all areas of science, engineering, and medicine. The Society’s fundament...

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  • 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...

  • 4th Virginia Cavalry (CSA), US Civil War Project

    Over To: (Summary and Engagements) Back To: (The Commonwealth Of Virginia) Back To: (Virginia In the Civil War 1861-1865) Back To: (Virginia Military Units) Back To: (Cavalry) Down To: ( Company A ) Down To: ( Company D )

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  • United States Military Academy (Notable Graduates)

    The United States Military Academy at West Point (USMA), also known as West Point, Army, The Academy, or simply, The Point, is a four-year coeducational federal service academy located in West Point, New York. The academy sits on scenic high ground overlooking the Hudson River, 50 miles (80 km) north of New York City. The entire central campus is a national landmark and home to scores of hist...

  • Vietnam War

    The Vietnam War was a Cold War-era military conflict that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955[A 1] to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975. This war followed the First Indochina War and was fought between North Vietnam, supported by its communist allies, and the government of South Vietnam, supported by the United States and other anti-communist nations.[26] The Viet C...

  • 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...

  • Arlington National Cemetery

    This project focuses on bringing together all of the profiles of people buried at one of the world's most famous military cemeteries, Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia, United States. Since its establishment on June 28, 1864, Arlington has become the final resting place for about 400,000 veterans and their immediate family members. Veterans and military casualties from each o...

  • Notables of World War II

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

  • 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 49 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...

  • Jacobite Risings (1688-1746)

    Jacobite Risings The Jacobite Risings were a series of uprisings, rebellions, and wars in Great Britain and Ireland occurring between 1688 and 1746. The uprisings were aimed at returning James VII of Scotland and II of England, and later his descendants of the House of Stuart, to the throne after he was deposed by Parliament during the Glorious Revolution. The series of conflicts takes its na...

  • Eagle Scouts

    Eagle Scouts=Eagle Scout is the highest rank attainable in the Boy Scouting program division of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA). Since it was first awarded to Arthur Rose Eldred on August 21, 1912, Eagle Scout has been earned by more than two million young men. The list below includes notable recipients. The title of Eagle Scout is held for life, thus giving rise to the phrase "Once an Eagle, a...

  • United States Navy

    This project is intended for all Naval personnel. Please feel free to include any that served the United States in this capacity from 1786 to Present. A separate project has been set up for those that served in the Continental Navy 1775 - 1785 . The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the Uni...

  • Princeton University

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

  • Prominent Scientists: (i) Exact Sciences & Natural Sciences

    Prominent scientists who have made major contributions to our understanding of our world and the rules of nature. Selected Profiles (listed by activity period): Exact Sciences BCE Pythagoras, Ὁ Πυθαγόρας, of Samos (c. 570 BCE – c. 495 BCE ) Ionian Greek philosopher, mathematician, and founder ...

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  • Drancy Internment Camp

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

  • Holocaust: "The Final Solution"

    This Project is dedicated as a Holocaust Master Project Index to the monstrous consortium of "The Final Solution death machine." Please add cherished profiles to the relevant concentration camp and ghetto sub-projects and not to this Master Holocaust Projects Directory . If no appropriate project exists, we will help create one. Please contact curators Hatte Blejer , Pam Karp , Malka Myse...

  • University of Michigan

    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 Michigania, about 20 ...

  • National Medal of Science

    National Medal of Science The National Medal of Science is an honor bestowed by the President of the United States to individuals in science and engineering who have made important contributions to the advancement of knowledge in the fields of behavioral and social sciences, biology, chemistry, engineering, mathematics and physics. The twelve member presidential Committee on the National Me...

  • College and University Presidents

    College and University Presidents

  • Jewish Families of Chorostkow (Khorostkiv, Ukraine)

    The purpose of this project is to identify and connect all of the Jewish families of the small town of Chorostkow. Chorostkow, now called Khorostkiv is located between Husiatyn and Kopyczynce, on the banks of the River Taina in the Ternopil Oblast of the Ukraine in what was once Galician Podolia. The village was granted the rights of a small town by local magnate named Siamianski who invited ...

  • Jewish Families of Kopychyntsi (Ukraine)

    The purpose of this project is to identify and catalogue the families of the Jewish community of Kopychynsti, a small town in what is now Ukraine. Kopychynsti flourished as a Jewish community from the mid 19th Century until its almost complete destuction by the Germans and local Ukrainians in 1943. The following is exceprted from a variety of sources, but primarily the Pinkas Hakehillot Polin...

  • Lord Mayors of London

    Overview and Scope of Project The goal of this project is to bring all the Lord Mayors of London at one meeting place. wikipedia: wikipedia: Note: the position of Lord Mayor of London is NOT the same as Mayor of London The incumbent Lord Mayor of London is Michael Bear ) The incumbent Mayor of London is Boris Johnson - Wikipedia Boris Johnson is a Mayor of London and NOT a Lor...

  • British Peers and Baronets

    The British Peers and Baronets Project seeks to bring together all persons in (or from) the United Kingdom with hereditary titles, excluding monarchs (who are already compiled under the " English and British Monarchs " Project). The term "British" in this context is understood to include all titled peers and baronets in the United Kingdom (this includes all of Great Britain -- England, Scotla...

  • Battle of New Market & the (V.M.I.) cadits

    [ ] ''Not to be confused with Battle of New Market Heights.'' 'The Battle of New Market was fought on May 15, 1864, in Virginia during the Shenandoah Valley Campaigns of 1864 in the American Civil War. A small Confederate army, which included cadets from the Virginia Military Institute (V.M.I.), forced Union Major General Franz Sigel and his army out of the Shenandoah Valley. '

  • Tavern Keepers and Brewers of Early America

    Here's to our ancestors! Without them where would we be? ~ Flagon and Trencher Traditional Toast Project overview The purpose of this project is to highlight early American tavern keepers and innkeepers, as well as the brewers, vintners, distillers and importers who supplied them. Profiles: Tavern keepers, innkeepers, brewers, cider-makers, vintners, distillers, importers of alcoholic b...

  • 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 ...

  • Collaboration Pool

    Join this project (select ACTIONS (top right) and click Join Project ) if you are or would like to become part of Collaboration Pool. If you join this project, you are indicating your willingness to accept all collaboration requests from anyone else who has joined this project. To remove yourself from Collaboration Pool simply leave this project (Actions > Leave Project ) and Unfollow . ...

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  • The Battle of Antietam, MD September 17, 1862 US Civil War

    The Battle of Antietam /ænˈtiːtəm/ also known as the Battle of Sharpsburg, particularly in the South, fought on September 17, 1862, near Sharpsburg, Maryland, and Antietam Creek as part of the Maryland Campaign, was the first major battle in the American Civil War to take place on Union soil. It is the bloodiest single-day battle in American history, with a combined ...

  • The genealogy of Oliver Cromwell, 1st Lord Protector

    Project for cleaning up the increasingly messy branches of the big tree surrounding Oliver Cromwell and his family. Hope people will be willing to help me out here. I have gathered my information from a GEDCOM file on this web site, which seems very reliable to me. I found the link to that site on the Oliver Cromwell Website managed by the the Cromwell Association. Main profiles: ...

  • 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...

  • Writers and Novelists

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

  • Virginia Military Institute (V.M.I.) Alumni & Faculty

    [Wikipedia[The Virginia Military Institute is a state-supported military college in Lexington, Virginia, the oldest such institution in the United States.Founded: November 11, 1839

  • American Football Players

    FOUNDERS & CONTRIBUTERS Walter Camp , known as the "Father of American Football" is the person who founded the rules for what we know as American Football. Fielding Yost invented the position of linebacker, co-created the first ever bowl game, the 1902 Rose Bowl, with then legendary UM athletic director Charles Baird, invented the fieldhouse concept that bears his name, and supervised the...

  • Norwegians in the Civil War

    There were a lot of Norwegians who participating in the American Civil War. Many people have wanted a project covering this part of Norwegian - American history. "Telelaget" "Vesterheim" "15th Regiment Infantry, Field and Staff" "15th Wisconsin Infantry & their Flag" * Svaldbard * Akershus Even Johansen Skofstad * Aust-Agder * Buskerud Kongsberg Ludvig "Lewis" Ch...

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  • United States Marine Corps

    This project is designed to include those who achieved fame or notoriety while in the Marine Corps or as a result of previous or subsequent endeavors, infamy, or successes. Several lists are provided (linked) below. United States Marine Corps The United States Marine Corps (USMC) is a branch of the United States Armed Forces responsible for providing power projection from the sea, using t...

  • 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...

  • World War I

    World War I ( 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 o...

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  • 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 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,...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Freemasons in Brasil / Maçons Brasileiros

    Brazilian Freemasonry has been an integral part of the culture of the country, from the Colonial period, as has immeasurable importance in Brazil's independence from Portugal, the Abolition of Slavery and the Proclamation of the Republic, through its leadership, altruism, and public service character of its members. Although the Masons were the most famous presidents, CEOs, and other public fig...

  • New Zealand Settler Ships - Whitby 1841

    Sailed from Gravesend 27 April 1841 and arrived in Nelson 4/11/1841*Armstrong**John agricultural labourer 24*Arnold**Aldous Richard improver *Attwood**John agricultural labourer 28*Barnes**John boatman 29*Bell**Henry Angelo clerk 19*Bradley**James labourer 33*Browne**David surveyor *Brunner**Thomas improver 19*Brydon**William agricultural labourer 24*Burnett**Richard gardener...

  • University of Virginia

    of Virginia=The University of Virginia (often abbreviated as UVA, UVa, or Virginia) is a public research university in Charlottesville, Virginia, United States. It was conceived and designed by U.S. President Thomas Jefferson, and established in 1819. UVA's initial Board of Visitors included former Presidents of the United States Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and James Monroe. Monroe owned 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...

  • International German Portal

    in progress, but not closed yet or ever... and bring your friendly -not-german speaking, but with origines in germany-europe with you. any invitation if serious is to be honoured here, so don't stay alone! BRUNNEN - not sorted yet, but it's a start ! ... FamilySeach'i German sources German archives

  • 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...

  • American Civil War 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...

  • Westerbork

    The Westerbork concentration camp (Dutch: Kamp Westerbork, German: Durchgangslager Westerbork) was a World War II Nazi refugee, detention and transit camp in Hooghalen, ten kilometres north of Westerbork, in the northeastern Netherlands. Its function during the Second World War was to assemble Roma and Dutch Jews for transport to other Nazi concentration camps. On 15 December 1938, the Dutch ...

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