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  • Notable Dutch Americans

    Notable Dutch Americans=The first Dutch settlers arrived in 1624 and founded a number of villages and a town called New Amsterdam on the East Coast, which would become the future world metropolis of New York. According to the 2006 United States Census, more than 5 million Americans claim total or partial Dutch heritage. Today the majority of the Dutch Americans live in California, New York, Mic...

  • 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 Hollywood Walk of Fame

    The entertainment industry has provided the world with film, television and music for decades. In 1958, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce began honoring those individuals who have made significant contribution to the media with stars on Hollywood Blvd. at Highland Avenue. Since then, over two thousand stars have been placed on the Walk of Fame recognizing individuals, both living and deceased, ...

  • 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...

  • two square streetwear

    So you need to plan a custom shirt yet would prefer not to pay excessively for your request. Don't stress, this aide has all the data you have to plan a custom shirt that won't cost you a whole lot have a look at [ ]

  • Lost Along the Way: Mormon Pioneers on the Westward Journey

    This is a Master Project designed to honor Mormon Pioneers who died along the trail; there is a sub project specifically for the tragedy of the Martin/Willey Handcart Company - Hunt and Hodgett Wagon Company of 1856 . "That the struggles, the sacrifices, and the sufferings of the faithful pioneers and the cause they represented shall never be forgotten." - Winter Quarters Monument The Mormo...

  • Irish Portal

    About the Irish Portal Portal for people who are interested in Irish genealogy. The aim of this portal is to make this a very useful tool for research, and a place to meet other people tracing their Irish ancestors What can you do here? Ask questions. Collaborate on your research. Share knowledge you have gained as you've done your own research in a specific area. Problem finding ...

  • 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...

  • Ochse Genealogy of SA

    This project is designed to collect Research Information, Discussions, Queries etc on the Ochse family of South Africa. Core profiles Christian George Ochse, SV/PROG Ann Munday, SM/PROG OCHSE FAMILY - SOUTH AFRICAN GENEALOGY The genealogical ancestor of all members of the Ochse family in South Africa was Christian George Ochse, SV/PROG , the son of Christian George Ochse, born on ...

  • Victims of the Nazi Holocaust - קרבנות הנאצים בשואה

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

  • Families of Ancient Wethersfield

    In 1633 John Oldham from Watertown in the Massachusetts Bay Colony explored the Connecticut River. The following year he and some companions built temporary housing and passed the winter at Wethersfield. With the arrival of warmer weather other settlers, many also from Watertown, arrived from Massachusetts Bay. Wethersfield has its niche in history, being " Ye Most Auncient Towne " in Conne...

  • TROMP ❧ family ‧ genealogy

    TROMP ❧ family ‧ genealogy Maarten Harpertszoon TROMP, admiraal ‧ 1598-1653 Een mythe ontmaskerd Al ruim 250 jaar zochten genealogen naar de ware herkomst van het beroemde zeehelden-geslacht TROMP. Pas in 2011 slaagden de Delftse onderzoekers Henk MORIEN en Hans NAGTEGAAL er in de juiste voorouders van de familie te ontleden. De bewijslast vonden ze in documenten uit ...

  • Väliseestlased / Estonians abroad / Utlandsester / Estländer im ausland

    See projekt on mõedud nendele kellel on sugulased välismaal või on elanud välismaal. Ka nendele kes üldse ei ole olnud Eestis ja on sugulased siin. Kõik kogemused ja sündmused on huvitavad. Keel ei pruugi olla eesti keel. This project is intended for those who have relatives abroad or has lived abroad. Also, for those who have not been in E...

  • South Africans' Geni Landing Site. WELKOM CUZZINS!

    Hello!! "Welkom Cuzzins" is the SA Master Page , providing links to all the other South African based projects as a Help Page, Index of SA Projects, Historical Timeline and Communication portal. Tip Click on the 'Follow' button in the top right hand corner of the page if you want to join the SA Geni cuzzin community. We've also got a Facebook page for SA Geni users - to keep everyone up...

  • South African mtDNA Progenitors

    A mitochondrial DNA test (mtDNA test) traces a person's matrilineal or mother-line ancestry using the DNA in his or her mitochondria. mtDNA is passed down by the female, unchanged, to all her children. Her daughters will pass it onto all of their children, but her sons will not. Your mtDNA-line is therefore your mother's mother's mother etc; and your mtDNA South African Progenitor is the firs...

  • 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...

  • Academy Award winners

    What is an Academy Award? An Academy Award is an award bestowed by the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to recognize excellence of professionals in the film industry, including directors, actors, and writers. The Oscar statuette is officially named the Academy Award of Merit and is one of nine types of Academy Awards. The formal ceremony at which the Awards of Meri...

  • Jõelähtme kihelkond

    Kogume siia projekti Jõelähtme kihelkonnas sündinud ja selle kihelkonnaga seotud inimesed. Muu info: * Jõelähtme khk Jõelähtme kiriku kroonika II, e-raamatuna saab siit lugeda * Harju Kreis * Tallinna kreis 1783–1796 * Liivimaa atlas 1793 * 1783 atlas Kaug-Ida eestlased 1921-1922 koos fotode ja andmetega Jõel...

  • "Wenemaa wabidikest mehed ja nende naised Jõelähtme kihelkonna Kostivere mõisa ajaloos". (Eesti)

    Koondada siia projekti peale Põhjasõda Jõelahtme khk Kostivere ja Maardu mõisadesse keisrinna Katariina I ja keiser Peeter I poolt toodud Wenenemaa wabadikest mehed ja nende järglased. Nii neid mehi Jõelahtme kiriku personaalraamatutes nimetatakse. 1835 said need mehed selliseid perenimesid : Bataschkov , Gordejev / Gardejev , Filippov / Phill...

  • South African Y-DNA - Male Progenitors

    Y-DNA and mtDNA - Males Y-chromosome DNA (Y-DNA) is passed from father to son along an all-male line (highlighted in blue in the illustration below). Mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) is passed from mother to child along an all-female line (See South African mtDNA Progenitors ). Males pass Y-DNA to their sons, but do not pass mtDNA to their children. Your Y-DNA-line is therefore your father's fathe...

  • South African Genealogical DNA testing

    The Cape Dutch Y-DNA Stamvader Project The South African mtDNA Project The South Africa Cape Coloured DNA Project We need to get as many SA people as possible to test both their Y-DNA and their mtDNA, for example via All it takes is a simple swab on the inside of your mouth. They will send you a kit. If enough SA people have it done, we could solve many riddles. Riddle Number One: Y-D...

  • DNA Primer - A portal for genetic genealogy

    Genetic genealogy is a hot topic, but many people are put off by the learning curve. This is a place to get answers to your questions. This project is sponsored by Geni's curators to provide a very brief introduction to the complex field of genetic genealogy. There are three sub-projects: yDNA Haplogroups for paternal tests mtDNA Haplogroups for maternal tests DNA Testing for more i...

  • Founders Effect amongst the South African Population

    Founders Effect amongst the South African Population The Afrikaner community are a geographically isolated group and it is assumed that founder effect has given rise to the high prevalence of some 20 inherited disorders in this community. Project Aim: To list all hereditary diseases that affect South Africans, and to attempt to trace the "Founder" individual / individuals who introduced t...

  • Tenson Family

    Kas keegi TENSON pere uurijatest oskab ehk leida seost/täpsustust IRINA TENSON kohta: sain Heritagest kirja, mille lisan ............... Kas teie suguvõsas on ka Irina Tenson sünd. ca 1920. vist Inglismaal. Isa oli pärit Viljandimaalt.... Tean temast vaid niipalju, et tema isa oli mingi tsaarivenemaa diplomaat Inglismaal.ja parit Viljandist voi viljandimaalt. Irina k...

  • 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,...

  • 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

  • South Africa - small trees - not connected

    South Africa - small trees - not connected to main tree Including Progenitors and settlers A vast number of South African Progenitors and their families have been added to Geni, and many of their descendants are active on the tree. This project is targeting families of those families or tree listed in various resources such as South African Genealogies/Families and Genealogies of the old ...

  • Founders of Famous American Businesses

    The founders of American companies of world renown.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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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  • Eesti näitlejad

    Siia projekti soovime Genist kokku koguda tuntumaid Eesti näitlejaid läbi kõigi ajajärkude. Samuti sobivad siia kõik muud teatritega seostuvad isikud: lavastajad, teatrite juhid, teatriteadlased, teatrikriitikud jne. Hakatuseks wikipediast Eesti näitlejate kategooria Viide Wikipediasse Eesti näitlejate loend (need kelle kohta on lugu Wiki...

  • Sjömän i handelsflottan

    Många har sjömän i handelsflottan som sina förfäder. Jag har varit i kontakt med Riksarkivet i Stockholm. Från deras kundcenter har jag fått besked att de bara har 10 sjömanshus med namn registrerade. Inga utländska sjömanshus. De bad mig vända mig till Härnösands landsarkiv vilket jag har gjort. å...

  • SA French Huguenot Settlers

    Fleeing religious persecution of Protestants in France after the 1685 revocation of the Edict of Nantes (which had guaranteed their rights), 200 000 French Huguenots emigrated to countries such as Switzerland. Germany, England, America, and South Africa. Amongst the first Huguenots to come were Francois Villion (Viljoen) and the du Toit brothers, François and Guillaume . Actually, the ...

  • Ancient Mesopotamia

    Uruk Ur Sumer Akkadian Empire Sargon of Akkad Babylon Kings of Babylon Assyria Kings of Assyria

  • Cordwainers AKA Shoemakers, but not Cobblers

    Please add your shoemaking ancestor profiles: must be set to public. Project collaborators, please feel free to update the project page, add resources, documents, and images ... and invite more collaborators. What is a Cordwainer? from The Honorable Cordwainer's Company An Ancient Calling The term "cordwainer" is an Anglicization of the French word cordonnier, which means shoemaker, int...

  • Premiers of Tasmania

    The Premier of Tasmania is the head of the executive government in the Australian state of Tasmania. By convention, the party or political grouping which has majority support in the House of Assembly will nominate its leader to be Premier. The nominated politician is then invited by the Governor of Tasmania to act as their principal adviser. Before the 1890s, there was no formal party system ...

  • Knights

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

  • German / Austro-Hungarian Jewish Soldiers Killed in WWI

    Jewish fighters who served in the German and Austro-Hungarian Army during World War I (1914-1918). When WWI broke out, the Jews, eager to demonstrate their loyalty to their country, rallied to the war effort. They hoped that military service would promote their acceptance into German and Austro-Hungarian society. Some 320,000 Jewish soldiers joined the army---12,000 Jewish soldirs died fi...

  • Jewish Families from Prague

    This project seeks to reconstruct the Jewish population of Prague in the late 18th and 19th centuries. In the public tree on Geni, it is possible to link up all of the major Prague families. You can find a list of Prague Jewish surnames from Alexander Beider's work . You will notice that many of them are rather uncommon today, but very distinctive for Prague, such as the possessive patro- and...

  • Jews in World War I

    WWI and the Jews The First World War, the most appallingly savage international conflict in all preceding history, had a profound impact on world Jewry due to-: The existence of a large concentra­tion of Jews within one of the principal arenas, The enlistment of unprecedented numbers of Jews to the armies of the belligerent nations, The success of Jewish leaders in influenc...

  • Harju Jaani kihelkond

    Harju Jaani khk koolid elektrooline materjal

  • Eesti vabadusvõitlejad

    Nagu veepiisas peitub meri, nii on ka inimeses rahvas. Rahvast, kes kannab ajaloo tarkust, ei saa lõpuni petta. Ühel varem, teisel hiljem toimub ärkamine. Kurja ja hävingut kehastavad jõud tuntakse ära ja siis teevad selle maa mehepojad seda, mis nad tegema peavad. Võitlevad! Kui keegi püüab tõestada, et eesti meeste v�...

  • 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...

  • Kuusalu kalmistu

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

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Families & farms on Vårdö / Åland Islands

    Detta år ett projekt att lokalisera alla familjer och gårdar i Vårdö före 1900 om man har en Hus Bonde från en gård så kan man sätta in Honom i Projektet elller sätta ett meddelad med namn och Link på personen som man vill ha med Bergö Bergö nr 1, Uppgård Erik Olofsson (1609-?) Mats Eriks...

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  • Jõelähtme kiriku surnuaed

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Jõelähtme kiriku surnuaed" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------...

  • 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 . Aiden H. Amanda G. Ariel L. Avi C. Briyana B. Chloe N. Dylan B.

  • Dutch Painters 1500-1700

    Nederlandse & Vlaamse schilders ‧ 1500-1700 schilder ‧ painter ‧ mahler ‧ Welkom zijn profiel-links en ⓘnternet-verwijzingen. Die laatste zijn tijdelijk en horen straks thuis in de beschrijving van het betreffende profiel. Hier volstaat dan naam met geni-url-verwijzing en levensdata ‧ x ‧ collectie ‧ museum ‧ verzameling ...

  • Governors of Tasmania

    List of Lieut.-Governors in the South Colonel David Collins ( wikipedia entry) Edward Lord Captain J. Murray List of Lieut.-Governors in the North Colonel William Paterson ( wikipedia entry) John Brabyn Major G.A. Gordon Captain J. Ritchie List of Governors of Van Dieman's Land Colonel Thomas Davey ( wikipedia entry) Colonel William Sorell ( wikipedia entry) Co...

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  • One Room School House Teachers

    One-room schools were commonplace throughout rural portions of various countries including the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, Ireland and Spain in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. In most rural (country) and small town schools, all of the students met in a single room. There, a single teacher taught academic basics to several grade levels of elementary...

  • Geni Top 10 Lists

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

  • Dachau

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

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  • Stora ofreden ~ Isoviha - 1700-1721

    Stora ofreden (isoviha på finska) benämner i Finlands historia tiden från Stora nordiska krigets utbrott 1700 till freden i Nystad 1721. I trängre bemärkelse begagnas uttrycket för den ryska ockupationen av landet 1713—1721. Efter den ryska segern vid Poltava 1709 intogs de finska städerna Viborg och Kexholm 1710 av ryssarna vilket ö...

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  • Sioux Families

    Sioux Families The goal of this project is to collect and integrate the trees of the Dakota, Lakota and Nakota. Očhéthi Šakówiŋ (Great Sioux Nation) The Sioux Nation was and is, comprised of 3 major sub-divisions; LAKOTA - or Teton: Prairie Dwellers - with Seven Bands: Oglala - They Scatter Their Own or Dust Scatters Sicangu - or Brule: Burnt...

  • Descendants of Founders of New Jersey

    A list of qualifying ancestors is below. The list is not exhaustive, and membership is not limited to descent from one of the names listed. Instead, the names are presented as a starting off point for potential members who may already be able to document descent from one or more of the individuals previously certified as Founders. For more information about Founders and their gene...

  • 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...

  • Notable Canadian Jews

    Canadian Jews or Jewish Canadians are Canadian citizens of the Jewish faith and/or Jewish ethnicity. Canada boasts the fourth largest Jewish community in the world, exceeded only by the United States, France, and Israel. Most of the Jewish community consists of Ashkenazi Jews who immigrated from Europe. The city of Montreal has a substantial French-speaking Jewish community from North Africa an...

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  • Bergen-Belsen

    Bergen-Belsen (or Belsen) was a Nazi concentration camp in Lower Saxony in northwestern Germany, southwest of the town of Bergen near Celle. Originally established as the prisoner of war camp Stalag XI-C, in 1943 it became a concentration camp on the orders of Heinrich Himmler, where Jewish hostages were held with the intention of exchanging them for German prisoners of war held overseas. L...

  • Pithiviers Interment Camp

    Pithiviers Interment Camp (French: Le camp de transit de Pithiviers) was a little interment camp near the French commune of Pithiviers. Pithiviers Interment Camp built in the beginning of WWII in purpose to concentrate German prisoners. After the Nazi occupation in 1941 the camp became an interment camp for Jews, especially for Jews without a French citizenship. In July and August 1942, eig...

  • John Rice of Dedham Ancestry

    Background The English origins of immigrant John Rice, of Dedham, Massachusetts, have never been identified. Geni user Dale Rice has a family tradition that John Rice was a descendant of the Tudor dynasty. This project explores that tradition and attempts to identify sources that would prove the ancestry of John Rice. Biographical Summary The first confirmed record of John Rice was his 16...

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  • Rhodesia's Pioneer Women 1859 - 1896

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

  • 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...

  • Nobres do Brasil Imperial

    A nobreza brasileira compreendia a família imperial brasileira, os detentores dos títulos nobiliárquicos agraciados durante o Império do Brasil (1822-1889), ou de títulos de nobreza agraciados durante o Reino Unido de Portugal, Brasil e Algarves (1815-1822) e que foram confirmados pelo imperador do Brasil após a independência brasileira (1822), b...

  • HAMZAH

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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...

  • Drunk History (Cast)

    Drunk History is an American television comedy series produced by Comedy Central, based on the Funny or Die web series created by Derek Waters and Jeremy Konner in 2007. In each episode, an inebriated narrator struggles to recount an event from American history, while actors enact the narrator's anecdote, lip syncing any dialog. Season 1 (2013) Matt Besser Lisa Bonet Will Forte Dave...

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  • Fort Collins

    Acting Jon Heder Jake Lloyd Business Kim Jordan Jeff Lebesch Charity Sister Mary Alice Murphy Colorado State University Temple Grandin Sonny Lubick Thomas "Tom" Sutherland History Franklin Capen Avery 1849–1923 Elizabeth Hickock Robbins Stone 1801–1895 Ansel Watrous 1835–1927 Music Derek Vincent Smith Philanthropy ...

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  • Clan Sinclair

    The Clan Sinclair Project This project is for users researching the Scottish clan Sinclair, its history, and descendants. Clan Sinclair Current Chief: The Rt. Hon. Malcolm Ian Sinclair The 20th Earl of Caithness Gaelic Name: Mac na Ceardadh or Singlear Crest Badge: A cock rampant Plant Badge: Whin Motto: Commit thy work to God War Cry: Lands: Rosslyn, Caithness, Orkney ...

  • The Silent Era

    People who have made significant contribution to silent films: actors, directors, writers, etc. Top grossing silent films in the United States as calculated by Variety magazine in 1932. The dollar amounts are not adjusted for inflation. The Birth of a Nation (1915) - $10,000,000 The Big Parade (1925) - $6,400,000 Ben-Hur (1925) - $5,500,000 Way Down East (1920) - $5,000,000 The Go...

  • 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...

  • Important Jewish Family Tree Charts & Sources

    Illustrious Family Tree Charts, By Chaim Freedman , ( documents tab ) The Unbroken Chain , & Lurie Legacy by Dr. Neil Rosenstein Genealogy Specialists on Geni ------------------------------------ DAYAN FAMILY OF ALEPPO TREE CHART HOROWITZ FAMILY TREE CHART THE HOROWITZ FAMILIES ASSOCIATION

  • 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...

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  • Witch in My Family

    Hey everyone, I've run across ancestors who were accused of "witchcraft," have you? If so, join this project and add the profile. Public discussion: Not in my family, but on the "most popular" list: Kaika Lane The Rain Queens of South Africa Maselewane Modjaji, Rain Queen I Masalandbo Modjaji, Rain Queen II Khetoane Modjadji, Rain Queen III Makoma Modjadji, Rain Queen IV

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  • Hasidic Courts, Dynasties & Disciples of the BeSHT

    BeSHT - The Baal Shem Tov , הבעל שם טוב - הבעש"ט Source JewishGen 1 Source JewishGen 2 List of Hasidic Dynasties Wikipedia Timeline List of Hasidic Leaders Wikipedia Hasidism Yivo Maps Geni Research Links Please feel free to join this project. The initial aim is to find li...

  • The Unbroken Chain, by Dr. Neil Rosenstein

    THE UNBROKEN CHAIN Biographical Sketches and Genealogy of Illustrious Jewish Families from the 15th - 20th Century. Dr. Neil Rosenstein's magnum opus The Unbroken Chain was first published as a single volume in 1976. An expanded two-volume second edition of "The Unbroken Chain" was published in 1990. The author announced in December 2012 that he is in the process of earnestly editing ...

  • de Willem de KOONING Academie - Rotterdam - Nederland

    de Willem de KOONING academy ‧ Rotterdam ‧ NLD history KOONING, Willem de ‧ 1904-1997 ‧ ZWART, Piet ‧ 1885-1977 ‧ fotograaf ‧ schilder ‧ Akademie-docent ‧ design-duizendpoot : postzegels ‧ reclamedrukwerk ‧ boeken ‧ interieurs ‧ meubels ‧ oa.BRUYNZEEL-keuken ‧ ACTORES students ...

  • House of Lancaster

    Scope of Project This project identifies individuals belonging to the royal House of Lancaster. Overview The House of Lancaster was a branch of the royal House of Plantagenet. It was one of the opposing factions involved in the Wars of the Roses, an intermittent civil war which affected England and Wales during the 15th century. The family provided England with three kings: Henry IV of En...

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  • Eestlased Esimeses Ilmasõjas

    Saabumas on aasta, mil möödub 100 aastat I maailmasõja algusest. Sellest sõjast on kirjutatud raamatuid, siinkohal vaid väike kokkuvõte. Proloog: Aasta 1914: 23.07 – Austria-Ungari ultimaatum Serbiale, 28.07 – Austria kuulutab sõja Serbiale, 29.07– osaline mobilisatsioon Venemaal, 31.07 –Saksamaa ultimaatum Venemaale j...

  • National Baseball Hall of Fame inductees

    The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is an American history museum and hall of fame, located at 25 Main Street in Cooperstown, New York, operated by private interests serving as the central point for the study of the history of baseball in the United States and beyond, the display of baseball-related artifacts and exhibits, and the honoring of persons who have excelled in playing, mana...

  • Notable people in baseball

    This project is dedicated to all those who have made baseball America's pastime. Baseball is a bat-and-ball sport played between two teams of nine players each. The goal is to score runs by hitting a thrown ball with a bat and touching a series of four bases arranged at the corners of a ninety-foot square, or diamond. Players on one team (the batting team) take turns hitting against the pitch...

  • Early Families of Milford, Connecticut

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

  • Eesti teater

    Kuna eesti näitlejatel on eraldi projekt, siis siia koondame eesti teatritega seotud inimesed läbi kõikide ajajärkude: teatrilavastajad, -koreograafid ja balletitantsijad, ballettmeistrid, -repetiitorid, -suflöörid, -dirigendid, -koormeistrid, -orkestrandid ja -kontsertmeistrid, -kunstnikud ja -dekoraatorid -teatripedagoogid, -teadlased ja -...

  • Gunsmiths

    A gunsmith is a person who repairs, modifies, designs, or builds guns. Gunsmiths may also apply carvings, engravings and other decorative features to an otherwise finished gun. Please add your ancestors to this project. Profiles must be set to public . This is an international project. To pursue the entirety of this trade, a gunsmith must possess skills as: a parts fabricator a metalw...

  • 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...

  • Portaal voor Nederlandstaligen

    (laatst gewijzigd op 2014-03-28 -gjh-) . Welkom Nederlands-, Vlaams-, Afrikaans- & alle andere 'Dutch-like'-taligen! Dit forum is voor iedereen die de Nederlandse taal kan lezen en schrijven. Dit kan u helpen uw genealogisch onderzoek te verbeteren, om vragen te stellen om problemen op te lossen, discussies te volgen of er aan deel te nemen, te lezen over en meewerken aan projecten, meded...

  • Order of the British Empire O.B.E.

    The Order of the British Empire Project photo: Grand Cross's star of the Order of the British Empire. The Order of the British Empire recognises distinguished service to the arts and sciences, public services outside the Civil Service and work with charitable and welfare organisations of all kinds. It was created during the First World War in 1917 by George V. The King recognised the ne...

  • Orphan persons

    Working Project Orphan persons albeit probably they have a family to which they belong After recording a probable relationship to the profile to be deleted from the temporary project. Árva személyek, akiknek valószínűleg van családja, amely(ek)hez tartozik/nak A valószínű rokonság rögzítése ut�...

  • Riga Ghetto גטו ריגה

    The Riga Ghetto was a small area in Maskavas Forštate, neighborhood of Riga, Latvia, designated by the Nazis where Jews from Latvia, and later from Germany, were forced to live during World War II. On October 25, 1941, the Nazis relocated all Jews from Riga and the vicinity to the ghetto while the non-Jewish inhabitants were evicted. Most of the Latvian Jews (about 24,000) were killed ...

  • Colonial American Ministers

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

  • Daughters of the American Revolution - umbrella for projects

    no profiles please A project for DAR members to meet each other, and for non-members to find ancestors that enable them to join. Use the related projects below to help focus your DAR research goals. Geni Project - DAR Patriots Geni Project - DAR Descendants Geni Project - DAR Daughters "The Daughters of the American Revolution is a charitable organization that requires members be ...

  • 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...

  • The first settlers in Ness Ziona המתיישבים הראשונים בנס-ציונה

    Tribute to the first settlers in Ness Ziona (Hebrew: נֵס צִיּוֹנָה), a city in central Israel founded in 1883. Ness Ziona is located ca 10 Km SE of Tel Aviv. History Nahalat Reuben Ness Ziona was first known as Nahalat Reuben (lit. "Reuben's Estate") after Reuben Lehrer , who owned the land. In 1878, the...

  • 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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  • Robeson County, North Carolina, USA 1787 - 1900

    Robeson County is a county in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of 2010 it had a population of 134,168. Since then, it has been one of the 10% of United States counties that were majority-minority; its combined population of American Indian, African American and Latino residents comprise over 68% of the total. Native Americans make up 38% of the population. Robeson County was formed in 178...

  • Early Settlers of Enkeldoorn - C

    Early Settlers of Enkeldoorn - C This is a sub-project of Early Settlers of Enkeldoorn - Main Page Extracted from Publication - THE WHITES OF ENKELDOORN 1880 to 1980 A history of the families of european descent who settled in the area of Enkeldoorn (renamed Chivu) Rhodesia. now Zimbabwe. Author -- Sarel Van der Walt Completed in approximately the year 2001 POPULATION ENKELDOORN -...

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