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  • 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...

  • Korean War

    The Korean War (25 June 1950 – armistice signed 27 July 1953) was a conventional war between South Korea, supported by the United Nations, and North Korea, supported by the People's Republic of China (PRC), with military material aid from the Soviet Union. The war was a result of the physical division of Korea by an agreement of the victorious Allies at the conclusion of the Pacific Wa...

  • Chief Rabbinical Judges (Av Beit Din)

    Jewish communities throughout the world have had a court system separate from that of the surrounding non-Jewish communty called a "beit din". This three-member panel of judges is headed by the "Av Beit Din" (ABD). The project here seeks to compile a list of historical and contemporary chief judges. Beit Din & Judges From Bible to Modern Times

  • Die Groot Trek / The Great Trek

    The Great Trek / Die Groot Trek - South Africa 1835 - 1845 The Boers Probe the Hinterland Thus was Great Trek born. In secret, 'Commissie (Commission) Treks were established to explore the areas to the north and report back to the Boers. One went west to what is now Namibia and returned with a disappointing report, the others that assessed the Zoutpansberg (Salt Pan Mountains) mountains (in...

  • Alberts Hindriks + Maria Wierts

    Dirk and Alexandra deGroot share a common great (8th for Dirk, 7th for Ali) grandfather and great grandmother.

  • The HT Wurth family of South Africa

    Heinrich Theodor Wurth and Dorothea Johanne Kunze are the progenitors of this family in South Africa. In December 1982 the family celebrated having been in South Africa 100 years. This project aims to collect information about their ancestors (in Germany) and all the descendants and related family in South Africa. It also aims to "keep the family together" by providing visibility of the diffe...

  • Jewish Genealogy Portal: A Guide to Jewish Projects and Resources on Geni

    On Geni you can access and collaborate on the most comprehensive Jewish family trees ever created. This Portal is a guide to significant Jewish genealogy umbrella or resource projects on Geni. After the Historical Projects overview, the Portal is organized primarily by geographic region, similar to the database structure at JewishGen . The Portal is meant to complement and reorganize the Jewish...

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  • Jews of Utah

    This is an umbrella project for all projects related to Jews from Utah . See Utah Jewish Genealogical Society

  • 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,...

  • Randvere kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Randvere kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Randvere Peetri kirik on ehitatud aastatel 1848-1852, kalmistu rajatud aastal 1803. EELK Randvere kogudus tegutseb iseseisvana aastast 1823. Randvere kalmistu Ma...

  • 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...

  • Haljala kalmistu

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

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • Pairs de France (1179-1790)

    Peers of France . Les pairs de France (ecclésiastiques et laïcs) depuis le couronnement du roi Philippe Auguste jusqu'à l'abolition de la fonction. The Peers of France (clerical and lay) since the crowning of KIng Philippe Auguste until the abolishment of the position. ____________________________________________________ Introduction (Under Construction) L...

  • Early Settlers of Enkeldoorn - N

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

  • Early Settlers of Enkeldoorn - H

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

  • The RKH Ahlers family of South Africa

    Robert Karl Heinrich Ahlers and Sophie Marie Regine Wurth are the progenitors of this small family in South Africa. In December 2013 the Ahlers-family had been in South Africa for 100 years. This project aims to collect information about the Ahlers(-Schlüter) ancestors (in Germany) and all the descendants and related family in South Africa. It also aims to "keep the family together" by...

  • Jewish Families from Botoșani, Romania

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from Botoșani, Romania. Town in northeast Romania in the area of the former principality of Moldova; administrative center of the county that shares its name. At the beginning of the seventeenth century, Jewish merchants were already present in Botoşani, (Yid., Botoshan), known for its fairs and located at the crossroa...

  • Koperslagers in de familie

    KOPER-slagers ~ translations welcome ! Hebt u ook koperslagers in uw familie en vindt u het leuk na te gaan hoe dat ambacht zich van vader op zoon, van meester op gesel heeft ontwikkeld en waar grote meesters zich bevonden? Voeg uw profielen toe, nadat u wel het beroep in het profiel heeft ingevuld en wie weet vindt u de leermeesters terug die hen wegwijs maakten in dit boeiende vak. enkele...

  • Early Families of Roxbury, Massachusetts

    This will be an umbrella project to pinpoint the families who were early settlers of Roxbury, Massachusetts. Some of these already have their own projects, e.g., Captain John Johnson and Edward Riggs. It was said that the best people settled in Roxbury. They were people of substance, many of them farmers, none being 'of the poorer sort.' They struck root in the soil immediately ...

  • 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,...

  • Portail français

    Bienvenue sur le portail français de Geni ! For an introduction in English, please go to the International French Portal . Objectif L’objectif du portail se résume en quatre points… Faciliter la coopération entre francophones dans la recherche généalogique L’amorce de nouveaux projets communs qui concernent la communaut...

  • Jewish Families of Chorostkow (Khorostkiv, Ukraine)

    The purpose of this project is to identify and connect all of the Jewish families of the small town of Chorostkow. Chorostkow, now called Khorostkiv is located between Husiatyn and Kopyczynce, on the banks of the River Taina in the Ternopil Oblast of the Ukraine in what was once Galician Podolia. The village was granted the rights of a small town by local magnate named Siamianski who invited ...

  • Sigarenmakers in de familie

    Sigaren-makers in de familie NL : Sigaar from spanish: girar=draaien or Maya: silkar EN: Sigar-makers etc. TABAKS-INDUSTRIE in Nederland o.a. in Zierikzee - Beverwijk - Steenwijk - aanvulling welkom ! Nederlansche R.K. Tabaksbewerkersbond - Eindhoven Joh. KAREL - - hoofdbestuurder Joh. KOK - - hoofdbestuurder Sigarenmerken van Nederlandse oorsprong AGIO ‧ &#...

  • Eesti koolid ja nende direktorid

    Koolijuhtide ja direktorite projekt

  • Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) British Concentration Camps

    Please add Profiles of persons who died in or survived the British "hellcamps" to this project. This project is a tribute to them . Included also British soldiers and doctors stationed in these camps. Note: Please do not add profiles of Boer soldiers interned in POW camps outside South Africa A website with searchable data bases : BCCD To participate in any project - you do need t...

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

    A Project aiming to include all the profiles who fought in the Anglo Boer War in South Africa - Boer, English or what culture what so ever, here. 'n Projek waar daarna gestreef word om alle profiele op Geni wat aan die ABO op die vegveld deelgeneem het, Afrikaans, Engels of van watter kultuur hier te plaas. The Second Boer War (Dutch: Tweede Boereoorlog (1899-1901) Afrikaans:Tweede Vryh...

  • Eesti õpetajad

    Siia projekti võiksid kuuluda läbi aegade õpetajaametit pidanud inimesed. Eduard Marjak: Aleksander Aruoja-(Arbeiter): Samuel Keerberg: Rein Aedma: Johannes Seyboth; Karl Kirri. Erastvere Koolmeister:1829-1841a. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Julie Arrosson(Mägi):

  • 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�...

  • 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. ...

  • Doubell Genealogy of South Africa

    Research into the Doubell family of South Africa, descended from Michael George Doubell and Aletta Maria de Lange . We're looking for people to add their thoughts; research; frustrations :-) below: Starter Kit for How To Add Text to Projects Michael George Doubell : Born in 1799 Kent, England to Michael George & Maria Doubell . Marries Aletta Maria de Lange in Somerset-East, South...

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  • Grāvīšu dzimta

    Pēterim un Geddei (dz.1736.g.) bijuši 5 dēli - Jēkabs, Sīmanis, Andrejs, Pēteris, Ādams. Andrejs mirst 1785.gadā, savukārt Ādams 1795. gadā. Uzvārdu došanas laikā Jēkabs saņem uzvārdu "Kirre", Sīmanis - "Uotz" (domājams - Ods), Pēteris - "Gawer". Liel&#...

  • 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...

  • Daphne`forlis Skagen 27 dec 1862

    Disse brave redningsmænd ,fortjener vi aldrig glemmer deres indsats.

  • 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...

  • Harvard University

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

  • United States Senators from Georgia

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

  • 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 ,...

  • World War II - North African Campaign

    CAMPAIGN OVERVIEW During the Second World War, the North African Campaign took place in North Africa from 10 June 1940 to 13 May 1943. It included campaigns fought in the Libyan and Egyptian deserts (Western Desert Campaign, also known as the Desert War) and in Morocco and Algeria (Operation Torch) and Tunisia (Tunisia Campaign). The campaign was fought between the Allies and Axis powers, m...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Famous South Africans

    A project intended to record all the famous South Africans on our Geni tree: from writers, to statesmen & women, to sports heroes. Hierdie Projek is bedoel om al die bekende Suid-Afrikaners aan te teken op ons Geni boom: van skrywers, tot staatshoofde en vroue, tot sport helde. (1) How to Add a Profile to a Project Page (2) Suggested Letter to Profile Managers of Profiles added to this ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Global Family Reunion

    Best selling author A.J. Jacobs (“AJ”) hopes that you can connect with him, now, in the Geni World Family Tree, and invites you to attend the Global Family Reunion in 2015 where you can jointly break the Guinness world record for the world’s largest family reunion ever. This will be a fun day with presentations by celebrities and famous scientists, music, comedy, games, int...

  • Edsleskog birth info missing

    Project description Assign profiles to this project if the birthplace hasn't been specified to a certain cottage or village in the parish of Edsleskog. Note that quite often birth dates are wrong when not taken directly from the birth records book. Profiles placed here should be examined further for birthplace and birthdate data in church records. Edsleskog birth records begins in 1786, how...

  • SAMEN-werkers ‧ NL * COL-laboration POOL NL ◦

    for all who write-a/o-read DUTCH Wanneer U de uitnodiging aanneemt Uw profiel aan dit project te linken, geeft u daarmee te kennen dat anderen U zonder referenties of uitgebreide motivatie-mail kunnen benaderen met een samenwerkings-verzoek. Dat helpt velen over de schroom om zomaar anderen in hun domein te halen. Overigens is het onderling een samenwerking aangaan nauwelijks een wijziging in...

  • Schaapherders in de familie

    -2011-07-05-13:48-jMu Meewerken-aanvullen-corrigeren? Welkom Schaapherder in Nederland anno nu Jos ROBROEK in Friesland Johan & Sjan ENGELBERT ‧ kudde begraast de Maasdijk bij Oud Empel Hans ABBINK • kudde begraast Haaksbergerveen ‧ Haaksbergen • de Borkeld ‧ Markelo • 't Labyrinth ‧ Eibergen • 't Lankheet ‧ Haaksberge...

  • Born in Edsleskog before 1785

    Project description Assign profiles to the this project where birthplace has been specified to the parish of Edsleskog and year of birth is earlier than 1786. Since Edsleskog birth records begins in 1786, there is no way to verify data in household examinations about people born in the parish earlier than 1786. Still, the main source for profiles in this project are household examination re...

  • 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 Databases;...

  • 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...

  • The Battle of Antietam, MD September 17, 1862 US Civil War

    The Battle of Antietam /ænˈtiːtəm/ also known as the Battle of Sharpsburg, particularly in the South, fought on September 17, 1862, near Sharpsburg, Maryland, and Antietam Creek as part of the Maryland Campaign, was the first major battle in the American Civil War to take place on Union soil. It is the bloodiest single-day battle in American history, with a combined ...

  • Battle of Chancellorsville

    Battle of Chancellorsville was a major battle of the American Civil War, and the principal engagement of the Chancellorsville Campaign.[4] It was fought from April 30 to May 6, 1863, in Spotsylvania County, Virginia, near the village of Chancellorsville. Two related battles were fought nearby on May 3 in the vicinity of Fredericksburg. The campaign pitted Union Army Maj. Gen. Joseph Hooker's Ar...

  • Battle of Gettysburg

    July 1-3, 1863 July of 2013 marked the 150th anniversary of the battle! This project is devoted to all soldiers of every rank who fought at the Battle of Gettysburg, and to the families of those soldiers. This project is less about the conflict than it is about the people who engaged in it. That having been said, some historians call this battle the turning point of the ...

  • US Civil War Notables

    This project focuses on Civil War "notables" from the Union and Confederate armies and their families. Meaning of the word notables: NOTABLES, noun famous or important persons worthy of attention or notice; remarkable. including officers, volunteers, and draftees on both sides who are or should be recognized for their "NOTABLE" activities during the American Civil War —...

  • Spanish American War

    The Spanish–American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States. It ultimately ended with the Americans defeating the Spaniards. Revolts against Spanish rule had been endemic for decades in Cuba and were closely watched by Americans; there had been war scares before, as in the Virginius Affair in 1873. By 1897–98, American public opinion grew angrier at reports...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Kasulikke allikaid ja muid materjale

    Siia projekti on kogutud suguvõsa uurijatele kasulikele viited andmebaasidele, kodulehtedele, teistele allikatele ja muudele materjalidele. Osad teemad on kaetud eraldi projektides, vaata neid paremalt servast seotud projektide rubriigist. Uue viite lisamisel lisa selle järele ka lühike kirjeldus, millega on tegemist. Ajapikku korrastame ka tekkiva viidete kogumi struktuu...

  • Textiles

    A project in the Occupations Portal for those who were prominent in the manufacture and distribution of textiles.

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  • 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...

  • Portaal voor Nederlandstaligen

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

  • 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...

  • United States House of Representatives

    The United States House of Representatives From Wikipedia: The United States House of Representatives is one of the two houses of the United States Congress (bicameral legislature). It is frequently referred to as 'the House'. The other house is the Senate. The composition and powers of the House are established in Article One of the United States Constitution. The major power of the House ...

  • Svenska präster genom tiderna

    Uppdateringar Svenska präster genom tiderna Nytt projekt med tanken 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 herdaminnen ...

  • Stora ofreden ~ Isoviha - 1700-1721

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

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  • Tallinna Siselinna kalmistu

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

  • American College & University Founders

    This project aims to gather together all of the Geni profiles of people who directly founded American colleges and universities. Anyone who solely founded an institution can be added. Who Is a Founder? Please read this section carefully before adding anyone to this project. Thanks! A specific founder is usually listed on the "History" page of any major college or university's website. In ...

  • Hanged in Colonial America

    If you know of a profile representing someone hanged in Colonial America, please add to this project. Additional resource links welcome for the "overview." from Wikipedia John Billington is thought to be one of the first men to be hanged in New England. Billington was convicted of murder in September of 1630 after he shot and killed John Newcomen.[6] During the Salem witch trials, mos...

  • Robben Island Penal Colony South Africa

    Collecting profiles of people who were exiled or worked on the infamous Robben Island penal colony off the Cape Coast of South Africa Looking for help adding profiles and text. Just request to collaborate. If you want to add text to this or any project; here's how: Starter Kit for How To Add Text to Projects Robben Island From Wikipedia UNESCO World Heritage Site Coordinates 33.80...

  • Subjects of Vanity Fair caricatures (1885-1889)

    Scope of the Project This project is to identify profiles who were subjects of Vanity Fair caricatures between 1885 and 1889, and attach an image of the caricature to the relevant profiles. The profiles themselves will not be attached to the project, just the image of the caricature. Each subject of a caricature listed below is attributed as follows: Date of Publication Name of Subjec...

  • United States House of Representatives from Georgia

    List of United States Representatives from Georgia=

  • Nelson Mandela's 'Long Walk to Freedom' in South Africa

    Nobel Laureate Nelson Mandela (fondly known by his amaXhosa clan name, ‘Madiba’), served 27 years in an Apartheid Prison on Robben Island, emerging to become South Africa’s first democratically elected president in 1994 I have fought against white domination, and I have fought against black domination. I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society in which...

  • Iisaku kalmistu

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

  • The Agee Family in America

    Mathieu Agee was the first of the family to come to America. A Huguenot, he left France in 1688, went to Holland and with some two thousand Huguenots joined the ranks of William of Orange and accompanied his troop to England where William deposed the catholic King James and assumed the crown. In recognition of the aid rendered to his cause, William offered passage to the new world. A large numb...

  • Salty Dogs, Captains, and Mariners

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

  • Eestlased Esimeses Ilmasõjas

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

  • Collaboration Pool

    Join this project (select ACTIONS (top right) and click Join Project ) if you are or would like to become part of Collaboration Pool. If you join this project, you are indicating your willingness to accept all collaboration requests from anyone else who has joined this project. To remove yourself from Collaboration Pool simply leave this project (Actions > Leave Project ) and Unfollow . ...

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

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

  • Polish settlers in South Africa (1652-1910)

    Among the first European settlers in South Africa (Cape Colony) the greatest number came from The Netherlands, France and Germany. Poles, alongside the British, Scandinavians and Portuguese were less numerous, but would also come into the area later on. Up to the end of the 18th century, the ancestors of such contemporary Afrikaner families as Drosky, Jankowitz, Knoop, Kroll, Kube, Troskie, Sch...

  • Chanceliers et Gardes des sceaux de France

    Lord Chancellors and Ministers of Justice of France Le chancelier de la couronne fut le second officier du roi, après le connétable de France. Cette fonction organise la chancellerie qui protège les actes. De plus, il propose et prépare les lois, et il supervise la justice. Il est assisté par un "garde des sceaux", qui garde les sceaux du royaume. Depuis 162...

  • Maires de Paris

    Mayors of Paris . Avant la Révolution de 1789, le rôle de "maire" de Paris fût assumé par le "Prévôt des Marchands" - fonction établie par Louis IX en 1263. Ce prévôt, assisté par des échevins, s'occupât principalement de charges commerciales et d'infrastructure. Le roi fût représenté pa...

  • Notable Ornithologists

    Ornithology is a branch of zoology that concerns the study of birds. This is an international list of published ornithologists in alphabetical order by surname Bold links are to profiles on GENi Humayun Abdulali (India) Charles Edward Howard Aiken (US) Prince Akishino (JPN) Christopher James Alexander (UK) Horace Alexander (UK, later US) Wilfred Backhouse Alexander (UK) Sali...

  • King Philip's War

    For background see the Wikipedia article on King Philip's War , as well as the Pokanoket Tribe's article . All told, 800 out of 52,000 English colonists (1.5%) were killed in this war with the Native Americans. 3,000 out of 20,000 Native Americans (15%) were killed. In June 1675, the war, named for the Wampanoag leader Metacomet (or King Philip), broke out in the town of Swansea in Plymouth...

  • 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...

  • Sjömän i handelsflottan

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

  • Comedians

    Comedians (sometimes comediennes ) or comics are people who seeks to entertain an audience, primarily by making them laugh. This might be through jokes or amusing situations, or acting a fool, as in slapstick, or employing prop comedy. Comedians who address an audience directly are called a stand-up comics. List of notable comedians Woody Allen , American screenwriter, director, actor, co...

  • Common Genealogical Mistakes Made

    Don't fabricate facts! Place or date unknown LEAVE IT BLANK or enter as such - Place assumed by other given facts - enter as eg: Parents place of KNOWN marriage place other siblings KNOWN birthplace Place of residence pre Census Records Date should be left blank or listed as: est - estimated bef - before aft - after betw - between or if assumed Placing facts not ...

  • Voice actors

    Voice actors are people who provide voices for animated characters and radio and audio dramas and comedy, as well as doing voice-overs in radio and television commercials, audio dramas, dubbed foreign language films, video games, puppet shows, and amusement rides. Notable voice actors Mel Blanc , voice of Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Sylvester the Cat, Tweety Bird, Foghorn Leghorn, ...

  • American television actors

    For television actors of all nationalities, please see Entertainment industry people . American television actors are actors from the United States who perform on television. Television is one of the major mass media of the United States. Ninety-nine percent of American households have at least one television and the majority of households have more than one. As a whole, the television networ...

  • Alaska Governors

    Alaska Governors 1st William Allen Egan , 1959 - 1966 2nd Wally Hickel, 1966 - 1969 3rd Keith Harvey Miller, 1969 - 1970 4th William Allen Egan , 1970 - 1974 5th Jay Hammond, 1974 - 1982 6th Bill Sheffield, 1982 - 1986 7th Steve Cowper, 1986 - 1990 8th Wally Hickel, 1990 - 1994 9th Tony Knowles, 1994 - 2002 10th Frank Murkowski, 2002 - 2006 11th Sarah Palin , 2006 - 2009...

  • 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,...

  • Contemporary artists

    For modern artists prior to World War II, please see Modern artists . For all artists prior to the 19th century, please see: Old Masters . Contemporary artists are artists that have produced art in painting, film, photography, sculpture, and other visual media from World War II to the present. List of notable contemporary artists Ansel Adams (1902 - 1984) Salvador Dali (May 11, 1904 -...

  • Film directors

    Scope of Project This project aims to identify notable film directors. Overview A film director is a person who directs the actors and crew in the making of a film. They control a film's artistic and dramatic aspects, while guiding the technical crew and actors. Responsibilities Film directors are responsible for overseeing creative aspects of a film under the film producer. They ofte...

  • Arthurian Fiction

    Arthurian Fiction is a sub-project of Fictional Genealogy . This project collects and identifies people for whom no historical evidence exists. Use this project for people who are medieval inventions from the many stories of Arthurian romance. The Wikipedia article "King Arthur's family" has a good, general introduction to the family of King Arthur: Conventions The About Me should speci...

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