Genealogy Projects on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Freemasons

    This is the master project for Freemasons on Geni. Freemasons, or simply "Masons," have been an important part of Western culture for centuries and have immeasurably shaped the world through their leadership, altruism, public service, and character. Although the most famous Freemasons have been presidents, CEOs, and other public figures, the vast majority of Freemasons were and are small-town...

  • The Peerage of Ireland

    Peerage of Ireland The Peerage of Ireland consists of those titles of nobility created by the English monarchs in their capacity as Lord or King of Ireland, or later by monarchs of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. The creation of such titles came to an end in the 19th century. The ranks of the Irish peerage are Duke, Marquess, Earl, Viscount and Baron. The Crown of the United ...

  • 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...

  • CUZZIN - FAQs

    Hello new SA GENi user: (please scroll down for Afrikaans - & if you're more bilingual than me - please help with my translating & add in other SA languages you speak. ) So you've started your GENi tree & now you want to know what more there is, & who to ask, & if you can even risk making mistakes. This is our letter to you from the South African area of the tree to say, "Welkom cuzzin", we're ...

  • Historic Houses of Derbyshire, England

    Historic Houses of Derbyshire, England See [ .]geni.com/projects/Historic-Houses-of-Britain-and-Ireland-Main-Page/24984 Historic Houses of Britain and Ireland - Main Page] Image right - The object of this project is to provide information about historic buildings in the county of xxx , with links to sub-projects for specific buildings as appropriate. GENi profiles of people associated wit...

  • Hrvatski portal / Geni Croatia

    Hrvatski Portal / Croatia Portal Pogledajte Zene predsjednice drzava Važni linkovi / Important links Kako koristiti Geni -video Kako koristiti projekte / How to work with projects Hrvatske crkvene knjige dostupne preko Interneta - pogledajte / Croatian church books available on the Internet Croatia Church Books 1516-1949 Uvod / Introduction Ovaj projekt će poku...

  • 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...

  • Born in Edsleskog

    Project goal To find all profiles of people born in Edsleskog between 1786 and 1920. And examine their relations to each other. Project description Assign profiles to the this project where birthplace has been specified to a certain cottage or village in the parish of Edsleskog and birthdate is verified from birth record books. Always add a short description of birth date and birth date t...

  • Historic Houses of Cornwall, England

    Historic Houses of Cornwall, England See Historic Houses of Britain and Ireland - Main Page Image right - Trerice, Newquay 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 Cornwall, with links to sub-projects for specific buil...

  • Historic Houses of Cheshire, England

    Historic Houses of Cheshire, England===See Historic Houses of Britain and Ireland - Main Page Image right - Arley Hall, Northwich> ===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 Cheshire, with links to sub-projects for specific building...

  • Swedish Military

    "Försvarsmakten" "The Central Soldier Register" "Svenska regementen under indelningsverket" "Nationel Arkiv Databas" "Anarkiv Soldater" Olika Regement och Kompani r Andra Livgrenadjärregementet Bohusläns båtsmanskompanier "Bohusläns 1:a Båtsmanskompani" "Bohusläns 2:a Båtsmanskompani" Bohusläns rege...

  • Historic Houses of Cambridgeshire, England

    Historic Houses of Cambridgeshire, England===See Historic Houses of Britain and Ireland - Main Page Image right - Elton Hall, Elton > ===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 xxx , with links to sub-projects for specific buildings...

  • Historic Houses of Berkshire, England

    Historic Houses of Berkshire, England See Historic Houses of Britain and Ireland - Main Page Image right - Windsor Castle 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 Berkshire, with links to sub-projects for specific buil...

  • Historic Houses of Bedfordshire, England

    Historic Houses of Bedfordshire, England See Historic Houses of Britain and Ireland - Main Page Image right - Woburn Abbey 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 Bedfordshire, with links to sub-projects for specific ...

  • Tallinna Metsakalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need, kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt " Tallinna Metsakalmistu " koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Tallinna Metsakalmistu kontaktandmed Maetu otsing Haudi andmebaasis Tallinna Metsakalmistu Find A Grave andmebasis ----------------------------------...

  • 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�...

  • Historic Houses of Britain and Ireland - Main Page

    Historic Houses of Britain and Ireland - Main Page Image Right - Leeds Castle, Kent, England Historic houses can be stately homes, the birthplace of a famous person, or houses with interesting history or architecture. The object of the projects to be set up and linked to the index lists below will be to provide information about historic buildings in those counties, linking to sub-project...

  • Cornish in Colorado

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

  • Harju Jaani kihelkond

    Harju Jaani khk koolid elektrooline materjal

  • Eestlased Rootsis / Estonians in Sweden

    Siia projekti soovime Geni'st kokku koguda tuntumaid eestlased Rootsis läbi kõigi ajajärkude.

  • Historic Houses of Cumberland, England

    Historic Houses of Cumberland, England See Historic Houses of Britain and Ireland - Main Page Image right - The object of this project is to provide information about historic buildings in the county of xxx , with links to sub-projects for specific buildings as appropriate. GENi profiles of people associated with those establishments can be linked to this project and/or to individual proj...

  • Cumberland (Cumbria) - Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards

    Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards of Cumberland (Cumbria) Image right Beckermet - St. Bridget The aim of this project is to gather together information regarding cemeteries and graveyards in the county which either have available transcriptions or have been photographed and transcribed. Please update the project by adding links to any available monumental inscriptions...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • Suojärvi - Суоярви

    Pagizendua Suojärven da lähil olijoin randazien rodn'akundatutkimukses, end'izis elo- aijois da mis tahto muus mi mieleh juohtuu. Keskustelua Suojärven ja lähiseutujen sukututkimuksesta, sukuhistoriasta yms. Diskussion om Suojärvi ock dess närområden, släktforskning, släkthistoria mm. Discussion about genealogy research and fa...

  • South African Genealogical Reference Centre

    South Africa – Genealogical Reference Centre To participate in a project you do need to first be a collaborator. Project Help: How to add Text to a Project - Starter Kit to get you going! If you haven't yet visited the Geni Wiki pages please do so - there is a lot of information and guidance there. This a reference project and so no profiles are to be added unless they are pe...

  • Historic Houses of County Durham, England

    Historic Houses of County Durham See Historic Houses of Britain and Ireland - Main Page Image right - The object of this project is to provide information about historic buildings in the county of xxx , with links to sub-projects for specific buildings as appropriate. GENi profiles of people associated with those establishments can be linked to this project and/or to individual projects w...

  • CUZZIN - Project Index

    Project Aim Use the Related Projects In built GENI Site Index to provide a full Index of all South African Projects. To propose a Project Naming Structure to make searching easier and more efficient. To propose a Basic Project Structure so as to keep them clean and structured. TIP 1: Select Show All (next to Related Projects on right) to display all South African Related Project S...

  • CUZZIN Welcome

    Hello!! "CUZZIN Welcome" is the RSA Home Project , providing links to the Most Important other South African based projects. Tip Click on the 'Follow' button in the top right hand corner of the page if you want to join the RSA GENi Cuzzin community. We've also got a Facebook page for RSA GENi users - to keep everyone updated on what we're all working on, or to share interesting RSA reso...

  • Eesti kunstnikud

    Siia projekti soovime Genist kokku koguda tuntumaid Eesti kunstnikke, karikaturiste, kunstiajaloolasi, -kriitikuid, -teadlasi ja ka kunsti restauraatoreid läbi kõigi ajajärkude. Hakatuseks wikipediast Eesti kunstnike kategooria Viide Wikipediasse Eesti kunstnike loend (need kelle kohta on lugu Wikipedias, sealses järjestused) A Mari Aakre Reio Aare ...

  • Deutsche Nobelpreisträger

    Friedens-NOBEL-preis 1973 : Heinz 'henry' Alfred KISSINGER ‧ 1923 ‧ 1971 : Herbert Ernst Karl FRAHM ~ Willy BRANDT ‧ 1913-1992 ‧ 1952 : Albert SCHWEITZER ‧ 1875-1965 ‧ 1935 : Carl von OSSIETZKY ‧ Hamburg 03-10-1889 | Berlin 04-05-1938 ⌘ ‧ 1927 : Ludwig QUIDDE ‧ Bremen 23-03-1858 | Genf 04-03-1941 ⌘ ‧...

  • South Africa - Profile Conventions/Guidelines

    Conventions for Profile Management on the South African branch of the "World Family Tree" (WFT) The Naming Conventions outlined in this project, with the Supporting document, currently in version 3-2 . These conventions follow and are in line with: Coalition for the Standardization of GENi Naming Conventions Naming Conventions Wiki These Conventions follow the method suggested by pr...

  • 1918 lnfluenza Pandemic - South Africa: Fatalities

    1918 lnfluenza Pandemic - South Africa: Fatalities Please add to this project any SA profiles of those who died in the 'Spanish Flu' pandemic of 1918. To participate in any project South Africa was the country fifth hardest hit by the 1918 flu. The SA death toll was almost as high as the total for the USA Almost half a million people probably died from the flu epidemic in So...

  • 17th Century British Politicians

    17th Century British Politicians A B C D E F G H I J K William Knollys L M N 0 Sir Roger Owen P Q R S T U V W X Z

  • „Soomepoisid“

    Eesmärk koguda projekti Eesti meestest Soomepoisid Igati oodatud on kõikide kihelkondade meeste nimede lisamine siia projekti Vikipeedia: Soomepoisid Soomepoisid on Teises maailmasõjas Soome poolel vabatahtlikena võidelnud eestlased. Esimesed soomepoisid olid 1939. ja 1940. aastal Eestist Soome põgenenud mehed, kes soovisid anda oma panuse hõimu...

  • 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,...

  • Wallingford Castle, Oxfordshire (formerly Berkshire), England

    Wallingford Castle, Oxfordshire(formerly Berkshire), England=Robert D'Oyley of Liseux built Wallingford Castle, a motte and bailey affair, between 1067 & 1071. He spent much of his time acquiring land, mostly at the expense of the church. The monks of Abingdon were eventually forced to conspire against him and pray for his repentance. He fell ill and was warned in a dream to mend his ways. Afte...

  • 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 . Subproje...

  • Svenska apotekare

    Projektets syfte är att samla kunskaper om apotekare och apotekares villkor genom tiderna i Sverige. Med "Sverige" menas här de områden som varit under svenskt inflytande. Dvs bland annat under lång tid även nuvarande Finland, delar av Baltikum, och under tider även delar av norra Tyskland. Från början rekryterades utbildade apotekare fr&#...

  • 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...

  • Pendle witches

    The trials of the Pendle witches in 1612 are among the most famous witch trials in English history, and some of the best recorded of the 17th century. The twelve accused lived in the area around Pendle Hill in Lancashire, and were charged with the murders of ten people by the use of witchcraft. All but two were tried at Lancaster Assizes on 18–19 August 1612, along with the Samlesbury wi...

  • Svenska präster genom tiderna

    Svenska präster genom tiderna Projekt som startades 2012 med målet 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 herdamin...

  • Working sensibly - The ABC of merges, merging and linking profiles

    This project replaces the need to send out countless private messages to those users whom create duplicate profiles on a regular basis. Although it is written with predominantly the South African part of the big tree in mind, it would also be relevant for older profiles (before Anno 1600). The cornerstone of GENI is the single tree of Everyone. Individuals that would like to create their own ...

  • Jewish Genealogy Curators

    The page lists all of the Curators on Geni who have expertise with Jewish genealogy. Feel free to contact any of these curators if you have questions or need assistance with Jewish genealogy on Geni. For information about Jewish genealogy projects on Geni, see the Jewish Genealogy Portal . Geni is now accepting self-nominations for potential curators. See . To learn about cu...

  • Tallinna Rahumäe kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Tallinna Rahumäe kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Asukoht kaardil: Rahumäe kalmistu , Rahumäe, Nõmme, Tallinn, Eesti Rahumäe kalmistu kontaktandmed Maetu otsing Haudi a...

  • 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...

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

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

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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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  • Clergy in our family

    Clergy in our family Tracing the faith and religious convictions of your family This project will work in conjunction with the "History Project" to give you a report of how many Clergy(equivalent in any Religion or Faith) were in your family. Please add ANY profiles of ANY Clergy or equivalent in any Religion or Faith to this project, to take advantage of the "History Project App" . O...

  • Tanners

    TANNER, n. One whose occupation is to tan hides, or convert them into leather by the use of tan. Tanners might operate as a small business but most worked in tanneries, to tan the skins and hides of animals, converting them into leather. The leather was used primarily for making boots and shoes but doublets and jerkins were also made of leather. In ancient history, tanning was considered a ...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • HMS Orpheus: 1826 to Australia

    HMS Orpheus Image right: Richard Brydges Beechey's 1863 painting of the disaster. HMS Orpheus was a Jason-class Royal Navy corvette that served as the flagship of the Australian squadron. Orpheus sank off the west coast of Auckland, New Zealand on 7 February 1863: 189 crew out of the ship's complement of 259 died in the disaster, making it the worst maritime tragedy to occur in New Zealand wate...

  • Trinity College, Cambridge

    [ ] The college was founded by Henry VIII in 1546, from the merger of two existing colleges: Michaelhouse (founded by Hervey de Stanton in 1324), and King's Hall (established by Edward II in 1317 and refounded by Edward III in 1337). At the time, Henry had been seizing church lands from abbeys and monasteries. The universities of Oxford and Cambridge, being both religious institutions and qui...

  • Arbeiten mit Beziehungen

    German translation of English page (working with relationships) for GENI. Einige der am häufigsten gestellten Fragen auf Geni sind über die Beziehung Rechner. Dieses Projekt soll einen Überblick über die Beziehung Rechner Werkzeug und beantworten einige die häufigsten Fragen zur Nutzung dessen.Diese Seite soll eine Kurzreferenz sein. Wenn Sie Ihre Antwort hier...

  • 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...

  • Jewish Families of Bečov nad Teplou

    Bečov nad Teplou, Czech Republic 50°05' N 12°49' E 73 mi W of Praha Bečov nad Teplou [Cz], Petschau [Ger], Bečov n.T. Bečov nad Teplou Czechoslovakia Bečov nad Teplou Bohemia Czechoslovakia Petschau Bohemia Austrian Empire BECOV NAD TEPLOU: Karlovy Vary, Bohemia PDF Print E-mail town website. The Jewish cemetery dates from 1662. A syn...

  • 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...

  • Geologists - incl. Palaeontologists, Meteorologists and Geophysicists

    Geologists - incl. Palaeontologists, Meteorologists and Geophysicists This project features Famous Geologists - the purpose being to identify Geologists on Geni, and develop trees for those who are not yet listed. It will probably become necessary to have new projects for some specialities in future. There are many different fields of geology to specialise in, each with its own specific fie...

  • High Sheriff of Cheshire

    This Project documents associated Geni profiles for the office of High Sheriff of Cheshire . Period covered is 1284-1850. Overview The High Sheriff is the oldest secular office under the Crown. Formerly the High Sheriff was the principal law enforcement officer in the county but over the centuries most of the responsibilities associated with the post have been transferred elsewhere or are n...

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  • Working with Relationships

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

  • Notables in the Newspaper Business

    Notables in the Newspaper Business Famous Newspapers New York Times Owners William Randolph Hearst American newspaper magnate and leading newspaper publisher Rupert Murdoch Australian-American business magnate. He is the founder and Chairman and CEO of News Corporation, the world's second-largest media conglomerate. Adolph Simon Ochs American newspaper publisher and former...

  • Hardisty / Hardesty Ancestors

    Note: While using ANY genealogical website or program...please be informed that ANY possible family connections are NOT valid until they can be verified with documentation. Descendant Profiles The GEDCOM pull down of 31 March 2014 - says that there are 9032 profiles with 3210 marriages on Geni from the anchor profile and the PAF manuscript count is 21,548 and 8266 marriages - this includes ...

  • Publishers

    Publishers Image Right: Thomas Nelson the founder of the publishing firm of Thomas Nelson and Sons that began in Scotland in 1798, a subsidiary of HarperCollins, Definition: A publisher is a company or person that publishes books, newspaper, journals or music Publishing is the process of production and dissemination of literature, music, or information -making information availabl...

  • Emmaste kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Emmaste kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Kultuurimälestise Riikliku Registri registrikanne vt. registrist ka kaasnevaid fotosid. -------------------------------------------------------------------...

  • Mormon Pioneers 1866

    1866 This project is a sub project of the Mormon Pioneers (1847-1868) Master Project This page covers the Mormon Pioneers of 1866 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...

  • Descendants of Luther G.Briggs(1815-1905)

    Luther G.Briggs (1815-1905) was born and lived in New York state.

  • Jamaican Slaves

    This is the master project for Slaves in Jamaica. Naming conventions Also see: Naming Conventions of US Slaves . First name : Ned Middle name : (blank) Last name : (blank) Birth surname : (blank) Display name : Ned, slave of Agnes Witt Also known as : List of other slave owners EX; Ned the slave of John Blue, Ned the slave of Fred Ugly About : Any other information that may ...

  • Children of the Holocaust

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

  • World War II - American

    World War ll - American Many of our family members, from around the world, had served in this massive campaign. Whether they had served in Europe, Africa, Asia or the Pacific, they are all a part of history. The purpose of this group is to bring them all together in one place.

  • Curator profile exchange

    Fellow curators, please use this project to deposit any Master Profiles (MP) you no longer wish to curate. When assuming curatorship of profiles, please do so with in intention of maintaining and improving them. Thank you. Please be sure to remove profiles from the project when you assume curating responsibilities. Curators, please add your interest areas! Please, let me know if you wan...

  • Lomza Towns and Families: Rajgrod, Szczuczyn, Grajewo and others

    This project is to document the Jewish families who lived in these towns in the late 18th, 19th centuries and early 20th centuries. Obviously there are families who started elsewhere and moved in this area, such as the Myszkowski family, as well as families split between two or three of these towns, especially Grajewo and Rajgrod. Grajewo [Pol], Grayavah [Yid], Graevo [Rus], Grayeve, Grayev...

  • American Revolution: Battle of King's Mountain (1780)

    * please feel free to add your ancestor's profile to this project Background from History of Kilgore Family and Related Families, 1935 In 1779 the British changed their plan because they were achieving no decided results in the North. Their plan now was the attempt again to subdue the Southern Colonies. The British forces gained control of all the important points of Georgia. The Amer...

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  • 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...

  • Clean-up Thomas McKee and son Col. Alexander McKee and their wives

    Clean-up Thomas McKee and son Col. Alexander McKee, and their wives Wives of Alexander McKeee are: --- McKee Edna Yellow Britches Mckee (---), Rising Sun, Shawnee Kispoko and the wife of his father Thomas is: Margaret Tecumsapah McKee (Opessa) Thomas McKee son of Alexander no profile for a wife This project is being started as a result of a message received: Ok...

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • South African Progenitors - Stamvaders

    This is the 'umbrella' Progenitor Project that every South African male Progenitor (Stamvaders) [abbreviation SV/PROG] should be added to first. See list of countries in alphabetical order below for projects for particular countries or people! See South African Progenitors - Matriarchs/Stammoeders for female Progenitors (Stammoeders) ... and definitions of Stam Moeders/Progenitors/Matri...

  • 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 ...

  • Warsaw Ghetto גטו ורשה

    The Warsaw Ghetto was the largest ghetto in all of Nazi occupied Europe, with over 400,000 Jews crammed into an area of 1.3 square miles (3.4 km2), or 7.2 persons per room.From there, about 254,000 Ghetto residents were sent to Treblinka extermination camp during the two months of summer 1942. The sheer death-toll among the Jewish inhabitants of the Ghetto during the Großaktion ...

  • Mechelen/Malines (Kazerne Dossin) to Auschwitz

    Mechelen/Malines In the summer of 1942, the Germans made preparations to deport the Jews of Belgium. They converted the Dossin de St. Georges military barracks in the city of Mechelen (Mechelen is the Dutch variant and Malines is the French variant) into a transit camp. Mechelen, a city of 60,000, was considered an ideal location for this purpose. Located halfway between Antwerp and Brussels,...

  • Majdanek Concentration Camp

    Majdanek Concentration Camp was a German Nazi concentration camp on the outskirts of Lublin, Poland, established during the German Nazi occupation of Poland. The camp operated from October 1, 1941 until July 22, 1944, when it was captured nearly intact by the advancing Soviet Red Army. Although conceived as a forced labor camp and not as an extermination camp, over 79,000 people died there (59,...

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  • Mauthausen

    Mauthausen Concentration Camp (known from the summer of 1940 as Mauthausen-Gusen Concentration Camp) grew to become a small group of Nazi concentration camps that was built around the villages of Mauthausen and Gusen in Upper Austria, roughly 20 kilometres (12 mi) east of the city of Linz. Its history ran from the time of the Anschluss in 1938 to the last week of the Second World War. The lar...

  • Mormon Pioneers 1861

    1861 This project is a sub project of the Mormon Pioneers (1847-1868) Master Project This page covers the Mormon Pioneers of 1861 only. Finding Aids Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah Chronological Company List Pioneer Index Search How to Participate Please collaborate on a specific year's (1847-1868) project page. If you have an ancestor who was a Mormon pioneer consult the lin...

  • Sobibor Extermination Camp

    Sobibor was a Nazi German extermination camp located on the outskirts of the town of Sobibór, Lublin Voivodeship of occupied Poland as part of Operation Reinhard; the official German name was SS-Sonderkommando Sobibor. Jews from Poland, France, Germany, the Netherlands, and Czechoslovakia, as well as Soviet prisoners of war (POWs) (many of them Jewish), were transported to Sobibor by r...

  • Yale University

    Yale University Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States. Incorporated as the "Collegiate School," the institution traces its roots to 17th-century clergymen who sought to establish a college...

  • University of Chicago

    of Chicago=The University of Chicago (U of C, UChicago, or simply Chicago) is a private research university in Chicago, Illinois.Founded by the American Baptist Education Society with a donation from oil magnate and philanthropist John D. Rockefeller, the University of Chicago was incorporated in 1890; William Rainey Harper became the university's first president in 1891, and the first classes ...

  • 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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  • 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...

  • 20th Century British Politicians

    20th Century British Politicians This is a huge project as this list only represents MPs elected in 1945. There will of course be overlap over the years but still a massive undertaking. We welcome anyone who wishes to take part. Picture right: Tony Benn Constituency MP Party A Aberavon William Cove Labour Aberdare George Hall Labour Aberdeen North Hector Hughes Labour Aberdeen S...

  • Marcher Lords of England and Wales

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

  • 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...

  • Historic Houses of Oxfordshire, England

    Historic Houses of Oxfordshire, See Historic Houses of Britain and Ireland - Main Page Image right - Blenheim Palace The object of this project is to provide information about historic buildings in the county of Oxfordshire, with links to sub-projects for specific buildings as appropriate. GENi profiles of people associated with those establishments can be linked to this project and/or to...

  • 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

  • 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...

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