Genealogy Projects on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Legal Professionals

    Legal Professionals Legal profession is a profession, and legal professionals study, develop and apply law. Usually, there is a requirement for someone choosing a career in law to first obtain a law degree or some other form of legal education.In civil law countries there are usually distinct clearly defined career paths in law, such as judge, In common law jurisdictions there tends to be one l...

  • New Zealand Pioneer Families 1800-1900

    This project is to catalog the first generation of immigrants to New Zealand in the 19th century, and to organise the information and place them into the ships they arrived on. Please add your pioneer ancestors to the project by going to their profile, click "actions" click "add to project". Please make sure the profile is set to public. all Kiwis are welcome join and contribute :) Families...

  • Jewish Families from Horažďovice (Horazdiowitz), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    The project seeks to collect all the Jewish families from Horažďovice (Horazdiowitz) in Bohemia, Czech Republic.

  • British Peers and Baronets

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

  • 19th Century British Politicians

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

  • Cemetries and Graves in South Africa/ Begraafplase en grafte in Suid Afrika

    Aim is to...... Profiles with add tombstone photo's Very Important Always give aknowledgement with the link to websites where photos were obtained from Towns must be added as heading. Co-ordinates where possible. It can be obtained for a grave you get from this website. REMEMBER aknowledgement MUST always be given. - A Alberton Fick Straat Begrafplaas/Cemetery - GPS: -26 1...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Familie/Family Marais

    This project has been set up to service the Marais tree on Geni. We will post links to useful web pages here, but probably the most important purpose is to have somewhere where descendants can post queries and ask for help. Please do not add all your Marais profiles to this project - only those that there are queries about. We will add an outline of immediate descendants at the bottom of the ...

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Croix de Guerre Recipients

    The Croix de Guerre (English translation: Cross of War) is a military decoration of France, first created in 1915. It consists of a square-cross medal on two crossed swords, hanging from a ribbon with various degree pins. The decoration was awarded during World War I, World War II and in other conflicts. The Croix de guerre was also commonly bestowed on foreign military forces allied to Franc...

  • Distinguished Service Order Recipients

    (Level 2 Gallantry Award)The D.S.O. was instituted by Royal Warrant on 6th September 1886.The D.S.O. was originally instituted as an award for officers of the British Army and Commonwealth Forces, usually at the rank of Major. It was, however, also awarded to officers at a rank above or below Major. The D.S.O. could be awarded for an act of meritorious or distinguished service in wartime and us...

  • World War One: Armed Forces - England

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

  • World War One: United Kingdom & Ireland exercise HQ

    World War One: United Kingdom & Ireland exercise Head Quarters Object of this exercise To link existing GENi profiles of WW1 personnel (survivors and casualties) to the relevant projects for men and women born in the Channel Islands, England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. This includes people born in other parts of the world into families from those countries (for example servicemen serv...

  • 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 Popis Katoličkih Biskupija,Nadbiskupija i �...

  • 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 family h...

  • 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

  • Is there a Doctor in the house?

    Do you have medical practitioners in your family?==Add profiles and trace the professionThis project is to trace the medical profession in families. With the use of " History Link " and, profiles added here, you will be able to find, at a glance, how many in your family chose this career of healing.== History Link History link is a project and application that allows you to see at a glance, you...

  • Schloss Hartheim Euthanasia Center

    Schloss Hartheim Euthanasia Center (German: NS-Tötungsanstalt Hartheim) was a killing centre involved in the Nazi euthanasia programme, also referred to as Action T4. The killing centre was housed in Hartheim Castle in the municipality of Alkoven, near Linz, Austria.In June 1945, during investigations by US Forces into the former gassing facility at Hartheim, the American investigating o...

  • Rabivere Polli- Jaani järglased.

    Siia projekti on oodatud kõik Polli- Jaani järglased. Polli- Jaan: 4.07.2015 toimub järjekordne Mesila suguvõsa kokkutulek. Kõik kes teavad ennast olevat siia projekti lisatud isikute järglased, on oodatud ka kokkutulekule. Lähem info: ja

  • Finlands präster genom tiderna ~ Suomen papit kautta aikojen ~ Finnish priests of all time

    This is a master project covering the priests in Finland. Ett projekt med tanken att samla alla kyrkans män / kvinnor som är Präst vigda! (biskopar, kyrkoherdar, kaplaner, komministrar etc.) i Finland. Och exkludera icke religiösa roller som klockare, kyrkvärdar och kantorer. A project to collect all men of the church in Finland in one project (priests...

  • Notable New Zealanders

    Kia Ora! Welcome. This project is to document the genealogies for notable people who were born in or lived in Aotearoa New Zealand. Prime Ministers List of New Zealand Prime Ministers Henry Sewell (1856-1856) Sir William Fox (1856-1856) Sir Edward Stafford (1856-1861; 1865-1869; 1872-1872) Alfred Domett (1862-1863) Frederick Whitaker Frederick Weld George Waterhouse Sir Ju...

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  • World War One - Casualties

    Casualties of World War One See also - World War 1 Main page The aim of this project is to record the fatalities of World War 1 by country. Africa - 10.000 South Africa - 7.000 Lieutenant Douglas Bayley de Bruyn Royal Lancaster Regiment, transferred to 35 Squadron Royal Flying Corps. Killed in a flying accident in Thetford, 27th May 1916, aged 20. Shirley Spiro 1916, British...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Jewish Communities in Bohemia and Moravia, Czech Republic

    This is an umbrella project, listing all of the sub-projects on Jews from towns in Bohemia and Moravia in the Czech Republic. Our goal is to set up a project page for each of the communities, and include links to families from those communities on the particular project page. For a good example of what can be done, see Kojetín , Koloděje , Lomnice , Praha/Prag/Prague and Tuč...

  • Austro-Hungarian Jews

    This project is here to give us a greater insight into the lives of our ancestors from across the empire and to help us work together to find our common roots. List of Austro-Hungarian Jews Wikipedia Famous People Sigmund Freud : Father of Psychoanalysis. Theodor Herzl : Father of Zionism. Stefan Zweig : Novelist, playwright, journalist, biographer. Franz Kafka : Novelist.

  • Wars of the Three Kingdoms (1639-1651)

    Wars of the Three Kingdoms The Wars of the Three Kingdoms formed an intertwined series of conflicts that took place in England, Ireland, and Scotland between 1639 and 1651 after these three countries had come under the "Personal Rule" of the same monarch. The English Civil War has become the best-known of these conflicts and included the execution of the Three Kingdoms' monarch, Charles I, by...

  • New College, Oxford University

    New College, University of Oxford Holywell Street, Oxford Founded by William of Wykeham, Bishop of Winchester, 1379 New College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom. The full name of the college is The Warden and Scholars of St Mary's College of Winchester in Oxford. The College's official name, College of St Mary, is the same as that of the o...

  • 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. See for a history of the ill-fated "New Synagogue." See for the renewal of the Jewish Community of Teplice. See See See - Official website for the Jewish Community of Teplice

  • Israeli Heads of State and State Authorities

    The project lists the Presidents of the State of Israel and the heads of the three branches of power in Israel. Thus, it reflects the "Separation of Power", and lists the Heads of three branches of power of Israel: The legislative branch - The Knesset (Hebrew: כנסת) (list of the Speakers ); The executive branch - The Government (Hebrew: ממש]...

  • Israel Prizes - פרסי ישראל

    The Israel Prize (Hebrew: פרס ישראל‎) is an award handed out by the State of Israel and is largely regarded as the state's highest honor. It is presented annually, on Israeli Independence Day, in a state ceremony in Jerusalem, in the presence of the president, vardithe prime minister, the speaker of the Knesset (Israel's legislature...

  • 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...

  • Eesti sõjaväelased

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

  • Salem Witch Trials (1692)

    Overview and Scope of Project The goal of this project is to discover our ancestors involved in the notorious Salem Witch Trials , validate their family trees and our own connections to them, and create nigh-quality, genealogically-valid mini biographies for their Profiles. About the Salem Witch Trials The Salem Witch Trials were a series of hearings before local magistrates followed by c...

  • Famous Cricketers

    Scope of Project Famous Cricketers from around the world. Books "100 Great Westindian Test Cricketers, " by Bridgette Lawrence with Reg Scarlett. Links Cricket Test cricket List of West Indies Test cricketers West Indies Cricket: A Select Bibliography of Resources List of West Indies women Test cricketers Women's Test cricket Cricket

  • 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...

  • Publicans, Inn Keepers & brewers in GB

    Publicans, Inn Keepers & Brewers in Great Britain "There is nothing which has been yet contrived by man, by which so much happiness is produced as by a good tavern or inn.” Samuel Johnson The Great British pub, first established during the Roman occupation and still going strong today, with over 50,000 boozers open for business. Publican, Brewery and Licensed Victuallers Records (O...

  • Escritores Latinoamericanos

    Writers, poets, storytellers, Latin American novelists Proyecto ,creado por Jaime Ross(c), 13/05/2012 ARGENTINA Adolfo Dickman (1882-1938) Adolfo Bioy Casares, Premio Cervantes de Literatura 1990 (1914-1999) Adolfo Saldías (1849-1914) Agustina Andrade (1858-1891) Alejandro Korn (1860-1936) Alfonsina Storni (1892-1938) Alicia Jurado (1922-2011)

  • 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�...

  • Introduction for English speaking with Danish roots

    Introduction for English speaking users of Geni with Danish roots: Please do not edit this document. If there is something you think needs revision, please discuss it with me (Anette Guldager Boye), or one of the other Curators. When there is a new addition to this project it will say New above the addition. If you are aware of someone else interested in Geni, please send them an invitation...

  • Quintinshill Rail Disaster

    Quintinshill Rail Disaster The Quintinshill rail disaster occurred on 22 May 1915 near Gretna Green, Dumfriesshire, Scotland at Quintinshill, an intermediate signal box with passing loops on each side on the Caledonian Railway Main Line linking Glasgow and Carlisle (now part of the West Coast Main Line). The crash, which involved five trains, killed a probable 226 and injured 246 and remain...

  • Kommunismi mustad kuriteod (Eestis)

    Siia võiksid kuuluda need, kes on olnud represseeritud vene võimude poolt, aga ka need, kes on represseeritutega (vangi langenud, küüditatud vm vene võimu poolt ahistatud) lähedased, sugulased, hõimlased, naabrid, tuttavad, sõbrad jt represseeritute ja küüditatutega seotud inimesed. Paragrahv 58 ehk § 58 oli 1926. ...

  • Jewish Families of Kraków (Poland) משפחות היהודים מקראקוב שבפולין

    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...

  • Pintores Latinoamericanos

    Proyecto para encontrar la genealogia de los Artistas pintores Latinoamericanos de todas las epocas. Obra en el cuadro: Roberto Matta Echaurren Sobre el mundo : El mundo no es algo rígido y estático,está en constante movimiento donde fluye energía y está en constante cambio Proyecto creado por Jaime Ross(c) 09/06/2012 ARGENTINA Alberto A Güi...

  • Margolis and Frankel Families

    The genealogy of Mordechai Margolis of Kalwarija, Lithuania has been researched in depth by Dr. Neil Rosenstein in his out-of-print book The Margolis Family (1984). Update: This book is now available in digital form at Center for Jewish History Digital Collections (350 MB download). Ironically, my family did not have a copy of this book and I finally managed to get my hands on it after I had ...

  • WW1 Roll of Honour - New Zealand

    The outbreak of world war one took more than 100,000 New Zealanders overseas, or ten percent of the then population of one million, of which more than 18,000 died and over 40,000 were wounded. Nearly every New Zealand family was affected. Anzac Day on the 25th of April marks the anniversary of the first campaign that led to major casualties for Australian and New Zealand forces during the Fir...

  • World War One: Armed Forces - New Zealand

    When the United Kingdom declared war on Germany at the start of the First World War, the New Zealand government followed without hesitation, despite its geographic isolation and small population. It was believed at the time that any declaration of war by the United Kingdom automatically included New Zealand. The total number of New Zealand troops and nurses to serve overseas in 1914–19...

  • Jewish Families from Stráž, Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Stráž (Stráž u Tachova/Neustadtl) in Bohemia, Czech Republic. The community also include the nearby towns and villages of: Haid / Bor u Tachova

  • Art Collectors

    Art collecting was common among the wealthy in the Ancient World in both Europe and East Asia, and in the Middle Ages, but developed in its modern form during the Renaissance and continues to the present day. This project is to showcase the showcasers. Please add your profiles: must be set to public. Project collaborators, please feel free to update the project page, add resources, documents,...

  • Jewish families from Velvary (Welwarn), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Velvary (Welwarn) in Bohemia, Czech Republic.

  • „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...

  • La castità, ma non troppo

    Molti sacerdoti e suore (più sacerdoti, owiamente) hanno prole. Andiamo ad elencare! A recomendação de celibato clerical na igreja católica possui sua primeira menção no Concílio de Elvira (295-302), mas, como este concílio era apenas um concílio provincial espanhol (Elvira era uma cidade romana, junto a Granada), as suas decis&#x...

  • Tangata Whenua o Aotearoa

    Kia ora! Welcome to the Tangata Whenua o Aotearoa project. The goal of this project is to bring together New Zealand researchers and help them discover their whakapapa links, and to provide a meeting place for discussion on corrections and additions to our shared whanau and Tupuna. Please feel free to contribute! Kia ora. Naumai ki te kaupapa Tangata Whenua o Aotearoa. Te mea nui o tenei kaup...

  • 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 ...

  • Île-de-France (province), France

    Introduction Ancienne province de France sous l'Ancien Régime. Liste complète des provinces complete list of provinces Gentillé : Français Langue(s) régionale(s) : francien , champenois Indiquez les lieux dans Geni How to Input Locations in Geni ... 1789 et avant : City = (voir ci-dessous see below 'Locations') County = [laissez vide keep blan...

  • American blues musicians

    Come build their trees from the roots up, because like the man says .... "The blues are the roots; everything else is the fruits." - Willie Dixon Blues Hall of Fame inductees: Musician Biographies from the PBS Series, The Blues Luther Allison Duane Allman Jeff Beck Elvin Bishop Mike Bloomfield Joe Bonamassa David Bromberg Big Bill Broonzy Charles Brown Ruth Brown...

  • HistoryLink

    HistoryLink - Free Geni Research Tools History Search will compare your direct ancestors (and their siblings) to projects on Geni that focus on historical or famous individuals. It will list any matches found, the relation, and what projects they belong to. It can also search for master profiles, problem profiles, pending merges, and can create a simple visualization of tree completeness. Not...

  • Champagne (province), France

    Introduction Ancienne province de France sous l'Ancien Régime. Liste complète des provinces complete list of provinces Gentillé : Champenois, Champenois, Champenoise, Champenoises Langue(s) régionale(s) : champenois Indiquez les lieux dans Geni How to Input Locations in Geni ... 1789 et avant : City = (voir ci-dessous see below 'Locations') County = ...

  • The Powhatan Tribe, Chief Powhatan and Pocahontas

    The Powhatan Tribe, Chief Powhatan and Pocahontas This project is to help sort out all of the family members of this family line. There has been much debate as to who the real Pocahontas was, this project it to help find those answers for family members. Due to the fact that many of the family line associated with this family have nothing more then oral histories to go on, this project will t...

  • Picardie (province), France

    Introduction Ancienne province de France sous l'Ancien Régime. Liste complète des provinces complete list of provinces Gentillé : Picard, Picards, Picarde, Picardes Langue(s) régionale(s) : picard , ch'ti Indiquez les lieux dans Geni How to Input Locations in Geni ... 1789 et avant : City = (voir ci-dessous see below 'Locations') County = [laissez vi...

  • Imigrantes Italianos ao Brasil / Italian immigrants to Brazil

    Os primeiros imigrantes a deixarem a Itália na época da "grande imigração" foram sobretudo os vênetos, cerca de 30% do total, seguidos dos habitantes de Campânia, Calábria e Lombardia. Segundo o IBGE (Brasil, 500 anos de povoamento, 2000) foram 1.243.633 imigrantes italianos ao Brasil no período 1876-1920. Uma das primeiras viagens ofi...

  • Anglo Boer War (1899-1902) - New Zealand soldiers

    The South African War (or Second Anglo-Boer War) was the first overseas conflict to involve New Zealand troops. Fought between the British Empire and the Boer South African Republic (Transvaal) and its Orange Free State ally, it was the culmination of long-standing tensions in southern Africa.Eager to display New Zealand's commitment to the British Empire, Premier Richard Seddon offered to send...

  • Early Mormon Leaders Project

    Contents: Introduction Finding Aids Church Presidents Quorum of 12 Apostles before 1844 Three Witnesses Eight Witnesses Current First Presidency Current Quorum of Twelve Apostles People Mentioned in Doctrine and Covenants Early Non-Mormons of Interest Early Mormon Leaders Haun's Mill Victims Introduction: The scope of this project is to complete accurate family t...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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. Sources: Fields of Honor - Database - In this database, personal memorial pages can be found for the larg...

  • WW2 Roll of Honour - New Zealand

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

  • 1918 lnfluenza Pandemic - New Zealand: Fatalities

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

  • 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...

  • World War One - Military Cross recipients

    Military Cross Instituted on 28th December 1914 the Military Cross (M.C.) is the third level military decoration awarded to Officers for an act or acts of exemplary gallantry during active operations against the enemy. Commissioned officers with the rank of Captain or below or Warrant Officer were eligible for the award. From June 1917 officers of the rank of captain but who had a temporary...

  • Orléanais (province), France

    Introduction Ancienne province de France sous l'Ancien Régime. Liste complète des provinces complete list of provinces L'Orléanais comprenait autrefois quatres petits pays : la Beauce (capitale Chartres), le Gâtinais (capitale Montargis), l'Orléanais propre (capitale Orléans), et le Blaisois (capitale Blois). Gentillé : Orléanais, Or...

  • Mormon Pioneers 1848

    1848 This project is a sub project of the Mormon Pioneers (1847-1868) Master Project This page covers the Mormon Pioneers of 1848 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...

  • Detroit, Michigan

    Goal and Scope of this Project This project is a description of the city of Detroit, its history and people that made it famous. The story of Detroit--and this project--starts from the first recorded mention of the site in 1670, when French missionaries found a stone idol venerated by the Indians there and destroyed it with an axe. Detroit on the map today. Toponymy How to Input Locat...

  • British Politicians

    Umbrella Project for the Politicians of Great Britain. Pictured right: Benjamin Disraeli Projects under this umbrella: 16th Century Members of Parliament 17th Century Members of Parliament 18th Century Members of Parliament 19th Century Members of Parliament 20th Century Members of Parliament 21st Century Members of Parliament Whig party members Labour party members Conser...

  • Normandie (province), France

    Introduction Ancienne province de France sous l'Ancien Régime. Liste complète des provinces complete list of provinces Normandie comprend l' ancien Archevêché de Rouen . Gentillé : Normand, Normands, Normande, Normandes Langue(s) régionale(s) : normand , cauchois Indiquez les lieux dans Geni How to Input Locations in Geni ... 1789 et avant...

  • 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...

  • 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, ...

  • Nobreza de Portugal

    Este projeto tem por objetivo reunir todos os nobre portugueses existentes no Geni, das mais diferentes hierarquias, concedidos pelo Reino de Portugal, bem como aqueles ainda existentes na atualidade.Fiquem à vontade para contribuir.A nobreza portuguesa era o estamento privilegiado do Reino de Portugal (1139-1910) até 5 de outubro de 1910, quando foi implantada a república ...

  • A Recife de Maurício de Nassau

    Em 1632 João Maurício de Nassau , príncipe alemão entusiasta da arquitetura, começou a construir a luxuosa Mauritshuis , em Haia, um projeto do famoso arquiteto Jacob van Campen , seguidor do estilo italiano de Palladio. Na execução desta obra Nassau veio a comprometer os seus recursos, pois as despesas ascenderiam a meio milhão de florins...

  • Grammy Award Winners

    A Grammy Award (originally called Gramophone Award), or Grammy, is an accolade by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) of the United States to recognize outstanding achievement in the music industry. The annual presentation ceremony features performances by prominent artists, and the presentation of those awards that have a more popular interest. It shares recognition of ...

  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

    The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame established in 1986 and located in Cleveland, Ohio, United States, is dedicated to recording the history of some of the best-known and most influential musicians, bands, producers, and others that have in some major way influenced the music industry, particularly in the area of rock and roll. Originally, there were four categories of induction: performers, non-per...

  • Imigrantes Poloneses ao Brasil / Polish immigrants to Brazil

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

  • Jews of Kansas

    This is an umbrella project for all projects related to Jews from Kansas .

  • Suwalki Gubernia Families - Marriages and Immigration

    Update: I visited several of these towns in June 2012. I'll add photographs to the project, but for the most part, I could not learn anything from the cemeteries. Either they were destroyed, or impassable, or the stones were mostly illegible. This project will look at marriages from the late 18th century to the early 20th century between various families residing in the Suwalki District of wh...

  • 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...

  • Heróis da Restauração (1640 - 1668)

    A Guerra de Restauração Wikipédia foi um conjunto de confrontos armados travados entre o reino de Portugal e Espanha, com excepção do principado da Catalunha, no período compreendido entre 1640 e 1668. Tiveram início no golpe de estado da Restauração da Independência de 1 de Dezembro de 1640 — que pôs fim ...

  • Guerra do Paraguai

    Este projeto tem por objetivo relacionar todos os perfis do Geni que participaram da Guerra do Paraguai, desde soldados até as autoridades mais importantes. Guerra do Paraguai foi o maior conflito armado internacional ocorrido na América do Sul. Foi travada entre o Paraguai e a Tríplice Aliança, composta por Brasil, Argentina e Uruguai . A guerra estendeu-se de dez...

  • Jewish Families of Warsaw

    Warsaw was built on the banks of the Vistula River. The city has been capital of various reorganizations of Poland's territory since the 16th century, when Zygmunt III, commemorated in the famous Zymunt Column, moved the capital of Poland from Krakow. The history of Warsaw spans over 1400 years. In that time, the city evolved from a cluster of villages to the capital of a major European power...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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

    This project is used to relate all units from Michigan which served in the Union Army during the US Civil War. — - - - - - - — References Wikipedia's article about Michigan in the Civil War. A bibliography concerning Michigan's participation in the Civil War. photos of MI Civil War veterans — - - - - - - —

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  • J N Conradie List of Incomplete Profiles

    A collection of profiles in my extended family tree, all which have some key information missing... parents, spouses, etc. All possible assistance highly welcome and very much appreciated. - Nico Conradie

  • Suicide in response to Nazi oppression

    Rather than face deportation and murder, a number of victims of Nazi oppression committed suicide. For example, in the wake of Germany's annexation of Austria, hundreds of Jews took their own lives. Today this final act of desperation is seen as an act of resistance, of an attempt at some sort of self-determination by the victims of Nazi oppression. This project seeks to collect the profiles of...

  • Mormon Pioneers 1857

    1857 This project is a sub project of the Mormon Pioneers (1847-1868) Master Project This page covers the Mormon Pioneers of 1857 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...

  • United Empire Loyalists

    "The name United Empire Loyalists is an honorific given after the fact to those American Loyalists who resettled in British North America and other British Colonies as an act of fealty to King George III after the British defeat in the American Revolutionary War and prior to the Treaty of Paris." (Wikipedia) United Empire Loyalists May we always remember that these brave men and women, were...

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  • 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...

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