Genealogy Projects on the Geni Family Tree

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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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Find a Grave

    Find A Grave is a free online resource for finding the final resting place of family, friends, and famous individuals. With millions of names and photos, it is an invaluable tool for the genealogist and family history buff. Content and features Find A Grave memorials can contain rich content including photos, biographies and dates. Members can submit listings to the website and place reques...

  • Farmer or Growers

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

  • Rhodesian Settlers - Small Trees

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

  • American Teachers

    Please add profiles of your teaching ancestors - anyone from famous professors to Sunday school teachers - and everyone in between. Collaborators, please update the project page, add resources, images, documents ... And invite more collaborators. notables Rev. Ralph Wheelock, America's First Public School Teacher resources The History of Education in America - Colonial Education...

  • Famous First

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

  • Computer Scientists

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

  • War of 1812

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

  • Innkeepers

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

  • Weaver / Weaving

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

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

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

  • Royal Victorian Order

    Royal Victorian Order The Royal Victorian Order is given by The Queen to people who have served her or the Monarchy in a personal way. These may include officials of the Royal Household, family members or perhaps British Ambassadors who have helped organise a State Visit to a particular country. The Order was founded in April 1896 by Queen Victoria as a way of rewarding personal service t...

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  • The Groton Avery Clan

    Background In 1912 Elroy McKendree Avery and Catherine Hitchcock (Tilden) Avery published the seminal 2 volume edition THE GROTON AVERY CLAN. To this day it stands as the most complete and well researched genealogical reference of the Groton, Connecticut Avery line descended from Christopher Avery and Margery Stephens of England. This project is a compilation of Geni Profiles that are cited...

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  • Jewish Celebrity Birthday Calendar

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

  • Philanthropists

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

  • Notable businesspeople

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

  • Columbia University

    Columbia University Columbia University in the City of New York, commonly referred to as Columbia University, is an American private Ivy League research university located in New York City, New York, United States. Columbia is the oldest institution of higher learning in the state of New York, the fifth oldest in the United States, and one of the country's nine Colonial Colleges founded bef...

  • College and University Presidents

    College and University Presidents

  • WikiTree

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

  • Jewish families from Teplice (Teplitz), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Teplice (Teplitz) in Bohemia, Czech Republic. Teplice (Czech pronunciation: [ˈtɛplɪt͡sɛ]), Teplice-Šanov until 1948 (Czech pronunciation: [ˈtɛplɪt͡sɛ ˈʃanof]; German: Teplitz-Schönau, archaically Töplitz) is a town i...

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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

  • Vanderbilt University

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

  • Karjala / Karelen / Karelia

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

  • Namesakes

    Namesakes Places, organizations and things named after people. Who is your city or town, village or tribe named after? Or how about the company you work for, or the consumer product that you just bought at the store get its name? Have you ever wondered where a scientific discovery got its name? We often name our cities, towns, rivers, mountain rangers, airports, and universities after a pro...

  • Harvard University

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

  • Pennsylvania State University

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

  • Cornell University

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

  • International Dutch Portal

    Tracing ancestors in The Netherlands and Flanders. (This portal is associated with the Portaal voor Nederlandstaligen , the portal for Dutch speaking Geni users) . This is the access point for the global Geni user community to the Dutch speaking users and Dutch-language sources. This portal helps you to find... Dutch-speaking users who can help you with your research access to onlin...

  • Australian Coffee Corner

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

  • Authors of Children's Literature

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

  • University of Michigan

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

  • United States Army

    [ ] The United States Army (USA) is the largest branch of the United States Armed Forces that performs land-based military operations. It is also the largest overall and oldest established branch of the U.S. military, and is one of seven U.S. uniformed services. The modern army has its roots in the Continental Army which was formed on 14 June 1775,[5] to meet the demands of the American Revol...

  • Mexican–American War

    The Mexican–American War , also known as the First American Intervention , the Mexican War , or the U.S.–Mexican War , was an armed conflict between the United States and Mexico from 1846 to 1848 in the wake of the 1845 U.S. annexation of Texas, which Mexico considered part of its territory despite the 1836 Texas Revolution. Combat operations lasted a year and a half, from sprin...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • About Mississippi

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

  • About Alabama

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

  • Lighter Side of Genealogy

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

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

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

  • Notable People

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

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  • Early Families of Hubbardston, Massachusetts

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

  • The Winchester (VA) Connection

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

  • College of William & Mary

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

  • Authors

    [ ] An author is broadly defined as "the person who originated or gave existence to anything" and whose authorship determines responsibility for what was created. Narrowly defined, an author is the originator of any written work and can also be described as a writer.

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

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

  • Attorneys to Judges - the American Legal System

    'The justice system in the United States is one of the most unique in the world. It consists of two separate levels of courts, state and federal, that can peacefully co-exist under the concept of federalism . The type of court that a case is tried in depends on the law, state or federal, that was allegedly violated. Most of the laws that govern our day-to-day living are state laws; violations o...

  • Batalla de Paysandu

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

  • Captain John Johnson of Roxbury, MA

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

  • Indiana Infantry (USA), US Civil War Project

    Indiana Infantry Regiments This is an umbrella project for all of the Indiana Infantry Regiments. See the Related Projects for details. Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

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  • Who Do You Think You Are?

    This project aims to gather together the Geni profiles for all of the notable figures who have been featured on the genealogical television program Who Do You Think You Are? The program has been broadcast in dozens of countries and has many national versions, all of which are included in this project. Who Do You Think You Are? When you add a profile for someone featured on the program, plea...

  • Emmy Award winners

    Emmy, is a television production award, and is considered the television equivalent to the Academy Awards (for film) and the Grammy Awards (for music). External links International Emmy Award Winners USA Prime Time Emmy Award Winners USA Daytime Emmy Award Winners Canada - Gemini Award Australia - Logie Award

  • 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 stage actors

    For stage actors of all nationalities, please see Entertainment industry people . American stage actors are actors from the United States who perform on stage. External links Wikipedia.org - American stage actors

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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...

  • Page County, Virginia, USA

    Official Web Site =This project is a table of contents for all projects relating to this County of Virginia. Please feel free to add profiles of anyone who was born, lived or died in this county. Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

  • Martha's Vineyard

    Thomas Mayhew , an English merchant and a settler of Watertown, Massachusetts, not far from Boston, bought in October, 1641, from Lord Stirling and Sir Ferdinando Gorges, through their agent James Forcett, the islands of Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket, and the Elizabeth Islands. Lord Stirling and Sir Gorges having received their right of ownership from the English Crown. Among the families that...

  • Bridge Murder Case

    The Bridge Murder case, also known as the Bridge Table Murder case was the trial of Myrtle Adkins Bennett, a Kansas City housewife, for the murder of her husband John G. Bennett over a game of contract bridge in September 1929.Further information can be found here:

  • Nantucket Island

    Nantucket is an island 30 miles south of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, in the United States. The history of Nantucket's settlement by the English did not begin in earnest until 1659, when Thomas Mayhew sold his interest to a group of investors, led by Tristram Coffin, "for the sum of thirty Pounds...and also two beaver hats, one for myself, and one for my wife". The "nine original porchasers" were T...

  • 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...

  • Scandinavian sagas

    Project Scandinavian sagas This project has as its aim to create on Geni an accurate representation of the genealogical information present in the parts of the Saga literature that present a reasonably coherent picture. The sagas we work from are: Snorre's "Ynglingesoga" "Hvorledes Norge ble bosatt" from "Flateyarbok" "Orkneysaga" Landnamabok, heimskringla.no The goal is t...

  • SmartCopy

    Tool for copying genealogical data into Geni. SmartCopy is a Google Chrome browser extension that allows advanced Geni users to copy information and profiles from various sources into Geni. It provides quick access to research links and HistoryLink tools. Download SmartCopy Supported Sites MyHeritage Data ( SuperSearch, Smart Matches, Record Matches ). MyHeritage Genealogies Billi...

  • 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...

  • Union Army

    The Union Army was the land force that fought for the Union during the American Civil War , which lasted from 1861 to 1865. It consisted of the small United States Army, known as the regular army, which was augmented by massive numbers of units supplied by northern U.S. states, consisting of volunteers as well as conscripts. The Union Army fought and eventually defeated the Confederate States A...

  • Canada's Walk of Fame

    Canada's Walk of Fame Canada's Walk of Fame (French: Allée des célébrités canadiennes), located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, is a walk of fame that acknowledges the achievements and accomplishments of successful Canadians. It consists of a series of maple leaf-like stars embedded in 13 designated blocks' worth of sidewalks in Toronto, located in front of Roy Thom...

  • Canadian Senators

    This is the master project for all Canadians, who have or currently hold the position of Senator in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. All Canadian Senators are able to serve up and till the day that they turn 75, at which point they have to retire. They can retire from the job at any time before their 75th birthday. All members of the sub-projects should be added to this project as well. Here are th...

  • Order of the Dogwood

    The Order of the Dogwood was the province of British Columbia's highest civilian honour for public service from 1966 to 1989. Only thirteen individuals were ever granted the honour.

  • Order of British Columbia

    Official Site * Wikipedia

  • Canadian Senators from British Columbia

    This is the master project for all Canadians, who have or currently hold the position of Senator from British Columbia in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. All Canadian Senators are able to serve up and till the day that they turn 75, at which point they have to retire. They can retire from the job at any time before their 75th birthday. All members of the sub-projects should be added to this project ...

  • Olympic Medal Winners

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

  • Centenarians

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

  • MyHeritage and Geni

    This Project is aimed to include all profiles that are on both the MyHeritage and Geni genealogical social networking sites and also to coordinate all users that are on both internet services

  • Canadian Portal

    The Canadian Portal Portail du Canada The Canadian portal is a place to meet other researchers, share information and take part in discussions and find everything available on Geni related to Canada. In addition to the above this portal will also function as a research tool with the links and sources provided on this portal page. About Canada à propos Canada is a North American cou...

  • Blacksmiths

    A blacksmith is a metalsmith who creates objects from wrought iron or steel by forging the metal, using tools to hammer, bend, and cut. Please add your ancestors to this project. Profiles must be set to public. This is an international project. Resources How to temper steel English Wikipedia Worshipful Company of Blacksmiths List of famous blacksmiths History of blacksmithing ...

  • Order of Canada

    Order of Canada Zhe Order of Canada (French: Ordre du Canada) is a Canadian national order, admission into which is, within the system of orders, decorations, and medals of Canada, the second highest honour for merit. It comes second only to membership in the Order of Merit, which is within the personal gift of Canada's monarch. To coincide with the centennial of Canadian Confederation, t...

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

    This project is used to relate all units from Indiana who served in the Union Army. Indiana in the American Civil War on Wikipedia See also on the Internet: Civil War - Indiana : Indiana's role in the Civil War, including a Soldier Search and Indiana Regimental Histories. Civil War Regiment Recruitments by Indiana Counties : Placement of recruitment of Indiana's Civil War regiments an...

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  • Fauquier County, Virginia, USA

    Official Web Site =This project is a table of contents for all projects relating to this County of Virginia. Please feel free to add profiles of anyone who was born, lived or died in this county. Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

  • Americans in World War I

    In memory of those who served in World War I. Links and other resources Last Known WWI Vet Dead at 110 , Florence Green served as a mess steward in the Women's Royal Air Force. Welsh history of World War One to go online Rainbow Division Roster Interesting Americans with WW1 Connections Alice Bright, Lady Lowther , was the joint hon. secretary of the American Women’s Wa...

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  • "About" Cleanup

    This project relates to cleaning up copy-paste dumps from external websites on historical profiles. We will be developing guidelines for how to do this in the near future, in the meantime please add profiles with copy-paste issues to this project. Am excellent template for how to write up an "About" narrative is provided by Erica Howton here: Erica's Master Profile Cheat Sheet, notes in...

  • 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 ...

  • Gurs Internment Camp

    Camp Gurs was an internment and refugee camp constructed by the French government in 1939. The camp was originally set up in southwestern France after the fall of Catalonia at the end of the Spanish Civil War to control those who fled Spain out of fear of retaliation from Francisco Franco's regime. At the start of the World War II, the French government interned Germans and citizens of other ...

  • Imigrantes Alemães ao Brasil / German Immigrants to Brazil

    A imigração alemã iniciou-se em 1818 quando os primeiros colonos alemães são mandados para a Bahia. Em 1823, após a independência, foram criados os batalhões de estrangeiros, para garantir a soberania nacional. Então, a busca oficial por colonos (nesta fase, alemães) passou a ser uma política imperial. Em julho de 18...

  • Directory of Locations in Québec, Canada

    Overview and Objectives The purpose of this project is to establish simple and meaningful standards to location names in Québec, Canada, names that can be used consistently within profiles. The scope starts with the discovery of Canada by Jacques Quartier in 1534 and continues today. ( Map of Canada circa 1543 ) The territory covered by the name "Québec" has had gigantic flu...

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

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

  • Historic Buildings of Surrey, England

    Historic Buildings of Surrey, England See Historic Buildings of Britain and Ireland - Main Page Image right - Loseley House Guildford This project needs developing - if you wish to work on it please contact June or Terry who would be delighted! The object of this project is to provide information about historic buildings in the county of Surrey, with links to sub-projects for spec...

  • Nederlandse Verzetsvrouwen - Women of the Dutch Resistance 1940-1945

    Vrouwen in het verzet In dit project eren wij alle vrouwen die verzet hebben gepleegd tegen de Duitse nazi-overheersers in de Tweede Wereldoorlog in Nederland. Veel vrouwen voelden sterke antipathie tegen het Duitse regime , ze zagen wat er zich om hen heen afspeelden, zoals de deportaties van de joden, en ze besloten om hiertegen in verzet te gaan. Ook Joodse vrouwen onttrokken zich niet a...

  • Order of Saint John

    The Order of St John , formally the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of Saint John of Jerusalem (French: l'ordre très vénérable de l'Hôpital de Saint-Jean de Jérusalem[n 1]) and also known as St John International, is a royal order of chivalry first constituted as such by royal charter from Queen Victoria in 1888. It evolved from a faction of the Order of ...

  • Vítimas da ditadura militar no Brasil

    Mortos e desaparecidos Fontes: Wikipedia Comissão Especial sobre Mortos e Desaparecidos Políticos Dossiê Mortos e Desaparecidos Políticos no Brasil Comissão da Verdade Rubens Paiva A Abelardo Rausch de Alcântara (1927-1970), filho de Nabor Rausch de Alcântara e Carmen Oliveira de Alcântara, marido de Elsa Abíli...

  • Nederlandse Verzetsgroepen - WWII

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

  • Het Nederlands Verzet 1940-1945 - Dutch Resistance 1940-1945

    Het Nederlands Verzet 1940-1945 Het Nederlands verzet in de Tweede Wereldoorlog is de verzamelnaam voor alle personen en groepen die tijdens de Tweede Wereldoorlog weerstand boden aan de Duitse bezetting van Nederland (1940-1945) en de Japanse bezetting van Nederlands-Indië (1942-1945). Het verzet kenmerkte zich in vergelijking met andere bezette landen door relatief weinig gewapend en...

  • Jewish Soldiers in World War I (1914-1918)

    At the outbreak of the war, the Jews, eager to demonstrate their loyalty to their respective countries, rallied to the war effort. Initially the Jews in Russia were no exception, but when the policy of deportation was implemented, many Jews began to pray for the victory of the Central Powers. Nevertheless, about half a million Jews donned Russian uniforms. On the opposite side, almost 100,000...

  • Aner og etterkommere etter N.A. Biørn Lian i anledning 100-årsjubileum

    I år 2015 er det 100 år siden Nils Andreas (N.A.) Biørn Lian stiftet N.A. Biørn Lian Ltd AS . I den anledning har vi etablert dette prosjektet her på geni for å samle informasjon om liv og levnet både for aner og etterkommere av ham. Status Alle etterkommere etter N.A. er kartlagt. Han etterlot seg to barn, Ebbe og Hans som hver fikk tre ba...

  • Salty Dogs, Captains, and Mariners

    “Salty Dog” is nautical slang for an experienced sailor who has spent much of their life aboard a ship at sea. A salty dog is often given increased credibility by ship mates in matters pertaining to ship-board life and duties. Also known as an “old salt.” This project will include captains of the following kinds of vessels: Riverboats - A riverboat is a watercr...

  • Horsley Towers, Surrey, England

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

  • Nova Scotia, Canada

    This project is to explore the connections of various people and families who lived in Nova Scotia, Canada Sources: Vital Records

  • 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

  • Reich Refugees during Holocaust 1933-1945

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

  • 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...

  • Eesti Kaitseliit

    EESTI KAITSELIIT Kaitseliiduga seonduv: 1. Johannes Brükker Päidla kaitseväe kompanii pealik. Vahetas 1936a oma nime ja edaspidi kandis nime Juhan Härma. Otepää Teataja (1932-1944) nr.10 | 20. märts 1936 | lk 3 2. Mihkel Tamm sünd 1871a: Pühajärvel Tegutses Otepääl kaitseliidus ja tuletõrjes. Ab...

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