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  • American Civil War Union Army

    Feel free to add your Ancestors to this project if they fought for the Union side during the American Civil War (1861 - 1865). Add no inflammatory comments, be respectful. These are the Men, Fighting for a cause they believed in, that spilled their Blood, to help shape America Divided, into the United States of America. Main objectives for this War President of the Northern Union States...

  • Hvem tror du at du er?

    Om prosjektet NRK sendte i januar og februar 2011 første sesong av serien "Hvem tror du at du er?". Sesong 2 startet 1.januar 2013 på NRK. Sesong 3 er på planleggingsstadiet Programomtale Kjente personer søker etter sine røtter, og lar seerne få være med på ferden. Da serien gikk i USA og i Storbritannia, økte interessen for s...

  • Clergé Catholique du Québec

    Introduction Préambule Le projet « Clergé Catholique du Québec » réassemble les membres du clergé catholique de la province de Québec, depuis la découverte du Canada par Jacques Cartier jusqu'à nos jours. Méthode La méthode est très simple : Dans ce répertoire, les profiles des membres sont...

  • 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" .

  • Earl Grey Irish Female Orphans in Australia

    Earl Grey famine female orphan emigration scheme Scope The scope of this project is to identify the girls and the families of the orphan girls who were part of the Earl Grey emigration scheme to Australia between 1848 and 1850. Explanation of Earl Grey’s Famine Orphan Scheme The Orphan Emigration Scheme commenced in October 1848 and when it was wound up due to opposition from the...

  • Burgemeesters in ZUID-HOLLAND nl.

    Burgemeester in de provincie Zuid-Holland Maakt deel uit van parapluie-project voor Nederlands Burgemeesters - Burgemeesters met nog onbekende functie-plaats kunt u linken aan: Burgemeesters in de familie ▶ AARLANDERVEEN 1825-1828 : J. van GENDEREN ‧ ‧ 1828-1869 : Albertus JONGKINDT CONINCK ‧ 1904-1870 ‧ 1869-1895 : Abraham Pieter ZAALBERG ‧...

  • New Amsterdam - Baptisms - 1639-1674

    Nieuw Amsterdam Transcription of the baptism records of the Dutch Reformed Church in New Amsterdam, for the period 1639-1674. Courtesy of Robert Billard (further references and credits will follow). Guidance ON HOLD . Project to be started shortly! Baptisms Please note that... The one or two names behind the date and before the second semi-colon are the names of father and/or moth...

  • 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,...

  • Eestlased Esimeses Ilmasõjas

    Head koostöölised, kes te liigute jõulukuul ringi erinevatel Eesti kalmistutel ja mujal maapiirkondades. Kui kohtate I MS's langenute monumenti, palun pildistage seda ja laadige foto siia projekti ülesse koos asukohainfoga. Hea oleks, kui pildilt on võimalik välja lugeda ka sõjameeste nimesid. Tänavu möödus 100 aastat I maa...

  • 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...

  • Other People in the American Civil War

    A project for the lesser figures in the American Civil War. Related Geni Projects For notable family members: "US Civil War Notables" For Battles and Units: The Civil War 1861-1865 Illinois Adjutant General's Report, Regimental and Unit Histories 1861– 1866 "Croatian Soldiers in American-Civil War, 1861-1865" "United States Colored Troops" "Civil War Image Galle...

  • Eesti Vabadusristi kavalerid

    Vabadusrist (algne ametlik nimetus Vabaduse Rist; lühend VR) on Eesti Vabariigi autasu, mis asutati Ajutise Valitsuse otsusega Eesti Vabariigi väljakuulutamise aastapäeval 24. veebruaril 1919 iseseisvuse ja vabaduse võitluse teenuste autasuks. Vabadusristil on kolm liiki: sõjateenete eest (I liik) isikliku vapruse eest (II liik) tsiviilteenete eest (III liik)....

  • Eesti Vabadussõda

    Enamusest eesti peredest osales keegi Eesti Vabadussõjas (28.11.1918 -02.02.1920). Paljud neist langesid lahingutes või surid haigustesse. Kokku oli neid 3588 inimest, seal hulgas 233 ohvitseri. Koondame siia projekti oma sugulased ja hõimlased, kes andsid oma elu vabaduse eest. Paneme kirja ka selle, mida me neist teame. Sama märksõna "EESTI VABADUSSÕ...

  • Izbica Ghetto

    The Izbica Ghetto was a Jewish ghetto created in Izbica in occupied Poland during World War II, serving as a transfer point for deportation of Jews from Poland, Germany, Austria and Czechoslovakia to Belzec and Sobibor extermination camp s. SS-Hauptsturmführer Kurt Engels was the commandant of the camp. In the camp, the Jews from Germany were differentiated from Polish Jews by the colo...

  • Eesti juristid

    Koondame siia ka kõik Eesti notarid. Koondame siia ka kõik advokaadid

  • Korp! Sakala (Eesti)

    Üliõpilaskorporatsioon/Student fraternity Sakala: wiki: wiki in English:

  • 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 ...

  • 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. ...

  • 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�...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • Eesti kohtunikud

    Siia on soov koguda eestis ametisse nimetatud Riigikohtu süsteemi kohtunikud läbi kõikide ajajärkude. Kasulikku teavet: EESTI VABARIIGI PÕHISEADUSE Paragrahv 147. EESTI KOHTUSÜSTEEM EESTI KOHTUNIKU EETIKAKOODEKS

  • Eesti arstid

    Siia projekti soovime Genist kokku koguda tuntumaid Eesti arste läbi kõigi ajajärkude. Arstide loend Vikipeedias

  • Jewish Families from Prostějov (Prossnitz), Moravia, Czech Republic

    Austrian manufacturing town, in the province of Moravia. Probably its earliest Jewish settlement dated from the latter half of the fifteenth century, when exiles from Olmütz found a refuge there (1454). Up to the time when the restriction on the freedom of residence of Jews in Austria was removed, Prossnitz was the second largest congregation in Moravia, numbering 328 families (see Famil...

  • 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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  • Eestlased Kanadas / Estonians in Canada

    Siia projekti soovime Genist kokku koguda tuntumaid eestlasi Kanadas läbi kõigi ajajärkude. Siin võiks olla isikud kes on tuntud Kanada eestlaste kogukonnas (näiteks Kanada eestlaste organisatsioonide eestvedaja) ja Kanada ühiskonnas või terves maailmas oma alal (nt tippteadlane, tuntud kirjanik, kunstnik, arhitekt, insener, fotograaf, disain...

  • 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,...

  • Cornish Miners

    Wikipedia=* Mining in Cornwall and Devon

  • Eesti Vabadussõjas langenud

    Vabadussõjas langenud Valga lähistel hukkunud / surnud vabadussõdalased (Valga Peetri koguduse meetrikas): 23. jaanuar 1919 - 2. juuli 1919 5. juuli 1919 - 21. veebruar 1920 (suri soomusrongi Kapten Irv sõdur) 9. mai 1920 (tapeti üks staabisõdur - Aleksander Tomson Johan'i poeg* ) Laiaroopalise soomusrongi nr 3 meeskonnas langenud meeste nim...

  • Eesti Geni aktivistid

    Tähelepanu! Et Geni kell Eestis olijatele õige oleks, valige oma ajavööndiks siin (UTC+2) Ida-Euroopa - EET (Tallinn, Helsingi, Riia, Vilnius jt) ! -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Siia projekti loodame koguda kõik need kasutajad ilma kelleta Geni eestlaste jaoks poleks täna sel...

  • Brasenose College, Oxford University

    Brasenose College, University of Oxford=Radcliffe Square, Oxford Founded 1512 by Sir Richard Sutton, lawyer and William Smyth, Bishop of Lincoln. They were both from the North-west of England and Brasenose has always maintained links with Lancashire and Cheshire. The college replaced the far earlier Brasenose Hall.

  • Oxford University Alumni

    University of Oxford The University of Oxford (informally referred to as Oxford University or simply Oxford) is a collegiate research university located in Oxford, England, United Kingdom. Although its exact date of foundation is unclear, there is evidence of teaching as far back as 1096, making it the oldest university in the English-speaking world, and the second-oldest surviving univer...

  • Military Gallery of the Winter Palace (Военная галерея Зимнего дворца)

    У русского царя в чертогах есть палата: Она не золотом, не бC...

  • Woodmen of the World

    Woodmen of the World is a fraternal benefit society based in Omaha, Nebraska, United States, that operates a large privately held insurance company for its members. The history of this organization includes the erection of numerous distinctive tombstones depicting tree stumps across the country before 1930, a program to donate American flags, and broadcast interests that were to own the first...

  • The Kentucky Migration 1780 - 1820

    The Kentucky Migration The first serious explorations of the Kentucky territory by English colonists had begun around 1750, and it was found that the area was not generally inhabited by Indians, but was used primarily as a hunting ground by Indian tribes living along the tributaries north of the Ohio River and by the southern Cherokee tribes. Negotiations with the Indians for white settlement...

  • Familie/Family Kriel

    This project is designed to collect Research Information, Discussions, Queries etc on the Kriel family. We will type the Afrikaans as taken from the book on the Kriel register in Afrikaans and hopefully one of my(Judi) co-curators will translate in English. Met besondere dank aan Gideon Kriel Core profiles Stamvader Hermanus Kriel (Grill) Hermanus Kriel 1689-1739 All important K...

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  • Jewish Families from Lviv (Lemberg, Lvov), Ukraine

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Lemberg/Lviv now in the Ukraine, formerly Galicia. Lemberg Ghetto Lemberg on JewishGen Lemberg in Jewish Encyclopedia LEMBERG (Polish, Lwow): Table of Contents Karaites. Taxes and Business Restrictions. Protection of the Magistracy. Institutions. Capital of Galicia, Austria; 180 miles east of Cracow and 60...

  • Minsk Ghetto גטו מינסק

    The Minsk Ghetto was created soon after the German invasion of the Soviet Union. It was one of the largest in Eastern Europe , and the largest in the German-occupied territory of the Soviet Union. It housed close to 100,000 Jews, most of whom perished in The Holocaust. The ghetto was created soon after the German invasion of the Soviet Union and capture of the city of Minsk, capital of the Be...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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&#...

  • British celebrities

    British celebrities have made a profound impact in all areas of the entertainment industry. including literature, music, film and television, as well as international sports. They command a great degree of public fascination and influence the everyday lives of peoples throughout the world. List of notable British celebrities Daniel Craig Catherine Zeta Jones Sacha Baron Cohen Anthon...

  • 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...

  • Desendants of William Peck(1601-1694)

    This is for descendants of Puritan ,Deacon,William Peck.

  • 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 ...

  • Strictly Come Dancing - British

    Strictly Come Dancing ...is a British television show featuring celebrities with professional dance partners competing in Ballroom and Latin dances. The format has been exported to over 40 other countries (US - Dancing with the Stars), and has also inspired a modern-dance themed spin-off Strictly Dance Fever. The show is currently presented by Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman, with former ...

  • Jewish Families of Gaya (Kyjov)

    This project identifies individuals connected to the town of Gaya (Kyjov) in the Hodonín district of Southern Moravia . Individuals who lived in Gaya and its surrounding villages, or who were raised in families with immediate connections to the town, will be tagged here. A list entitled Namen das Familianten appears in the Czech Jewish Registers volume on "Kyjov, #931: N [births] 1818,...

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  • United States Colored Troops

    History Former Georgia slaves played a critical but little-known role in the historic struggle that pried open the door to black enlistment in the U.S. military during the Civil War. The courage and bravery of the men who served in experimental all-black regiments helped convince President Lincoln to "rewrite" his historic Emancipation Proclamation. Lincoln's revision was the catalyst for t...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Cornwall - Famous People

    Famous People from Cornwall Image right - Daphne du Maurier Please add information about people of renown connected to Cornwall, England. If the person has a profile on Geni please add their profile to the project and add the link in bold . To participate in any project - you do need to first be a collaborator - so please join the project using the request link under "actions" at the ...

  • Geni Polska

    Zapraszamy do uczestniczenia w projekcie Geni Polska - który ma na celu skupienie jak największej liczby polskich użytkowników Geni w celu lepszej i wydajniejszej współpracy! W przypadku jakichkolwiek pytań kliknij tutaj . For English language, please see In English thread in Geni Polska message board. Członków prosimy o zaprasz...

  • Obitelj Culic

    Obitelj Čulić, čije je ranije prezime bilo Dobrić, doselila se u Split iz Kaštel Sućurca nakon velike kuge 1606. godine, kada je Visko Dobrić oženio Splićanku Dominu Vesanović. Osim ove obitelji ( s nadimcima Viskota, Koze, Dragun, Žava) u Splitu 1832. godine žve i potomci Bože Čulića iz Br&...

  • 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...

  • Ohio State University, (O.S.U.) - alumni & faculty

    [ ] 'The Ohio State University, commonly referred to as Ohio State or OSU, is a public research university in Columbus, Ohio. Founded in 1870, as a land-grant university and ninth university in Ohio with the Morrill Act of 1862, the university was originally know as the Ohio Agriculture and Mechanical College. The college began with a focus on training students in various agricultural and...

  • Vietnam War

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

  • United States Marine Corps

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

  • 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...

  • American politicians

    American politicians are people who are professionally involved in politics in the United States. Related projects Continental Congress United States Cabinet members United States Presidents and Vice Presidents United States Senators

  • Eesti lennundus - Estonian aviation

    Siia projekti on soov koondada kõik eesti lennundusega seotud isikud läbi kõikide ajajärkude: sealhulgas kõik lennutunnistusega lendurid (sõjaväelendurid, tsiviillendurid, harrastuslendurid, purilendurid), lennukikonstruktorid, lennukiehitajad, lennujuhid, lennuinstruktorid, stjuardessid, mehaanikud, lendude/lennuväljade abipersonal jne. ...

  • Historic Oxfordshire

    Historic Oxfordshire The Object of this project is to gather together information on historical or political people of Oxfordshireand link them to profiles and trees on Geni. The county of Oxfordshire was formed in the early years of the 10th century and is broadly situated in the land between the River Thames to the south, the Cotswolds to the west, the Chilterns to the east and the Midlan...

  • Staffordshire - Famous People

    Staffordshire - Famous People Staffordshire has many notable people associated with it. Listed Alphabetically by surname- The following people of renown were either born or lived in Staffordshire or are strongly associated with Staffordshire How to add a link is explained in the attached document - Adding links to Geni profiles in projects. How to add a link is explained in the attach...

  • Ambassadors of the United States

    Ambassadors of the United States Ambassadors of the United States to individual nations of the world, to international organizations, to past nations, and ambassadors-at-large are nominated by the President and confirmed by the Senate. Jon Huntsman - China Gary Locke - China General Walter Bedell Smith - Soviet Union Thomas J. Watson Jr - Soviet Union

  • 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...

  • Ohio Governors

    Ohio Governors===List of Governors of Ohio==

  • United States Governors

    United States Governors In the United States, the title governor refers to the chief executive of each state or insular territory, not directly subordinate to the federal authorities, but the political and ceremonial head of the state. Role and powers The United States Constitution preserves the notion that the country is a federation of semi-sovereign states and that powers not speci...

  • 12th USCT Unted States Colored Troops

    According to the USPS Soldier and Sailors Database. This Unit was created in Tennessee in 1863. This Unit conducted Railroad duty , and went to the Battles of Johnsonville and Nashville,TN.

  • 122nd USCT United States Colored Troops

    According to the USPS Soldiers and Sailors Database.This Unit was created in Louisville,KY in 1864. It went to Petersburg and Richmond ,VA. After the war , this Unit Guard the Texas Border.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • United States Navy

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

  • Blackfriars Hall, Oxford Univiersity

    Blackfriars Hall, University of Oxford=St. Giles, Oxford. Founded 15 August 1921 by Father Bede Jarrett, the first Dominican friar to study at Oxford since the 16th Century Reformation.

  • Presidential Citizens Medal

    Presidential Citizens Medal= Presidential Citizens Medal is an award bestowed by the President of the United States. It is the second highest civilian award in the United States, second only to the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Established by executive order on November 13, 1969, by president Richard Nixon, it recognizes individuals "who [have] performed exemplary deeds or services for his or ...

  • 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...

  • United States Senators from Ohio

    United States Senators from Ohio List of United States Senators from Ohio (from U.S. Senate web site--no links) List of United States Senators from Ohio (with wikipedia links)

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  • United States Senators

    Welcome to the United States Senators project on Geni! This project aims to bring together all of the profiles for the men and women who have served in the upper house of the American legislature since it was first convened in 1789. Anyone who has ever served in the United States Senate should be added to the project. Resources The Senate maintains a list of all senators in U.S. history ,...

  • Arlington National Cemetery

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

  • United States Civil Rights Movement

    (1896–1954) The Civil Rights Movement in the United States was a long, primarily nonviolent struggle to bring full civil rights and equality under the law to all Americans. The movement has had a lasting impact on United States society, in its tactics, the increased social and legal acceptance of civil rights, and in its exposure of the prevalence and cost of racism. The American Civ...

  • Speakers of the U.S. House of Representatives

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  • Kven - Kainu - Kvenland

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