Genealogy Projects on the Geni Family Tree

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  • „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...

  • Lill

    Lõuna-Eesti piirkond. 1 liin, kes nime edasi kannavad ja selle selle liini järeltulijad.

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  • Texas Women's Hall of Fame

    Women's Hall of Fame=The Texas Women's Hall of Fame was established in 1984 by the Governor's Commission on Women. The honorees are selected biennially from submissions from the public. The honorees must be either native Texans, or a resident of Texas at the time of the nomination.==Inductees==

  • Historic Houses of Aberdeenshire, Scotland

    Historic Houses of Aberdeenshire, Scotland Includes Aberdeen City and Kincardineshire See Historic Houses of Britain and Ireland - Main Page Image right - Balmoral Castle This project needs developing - if you wish to work on it please contact Anne-Marie, June or Terry who would be delighted! The object of this project is to provide information about historic buildings in th...

  • Eesti arstid

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

  • 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...

  • Cambridge University Alumni

    Please add known Cambridge alumni to this project. Collaborators, feel free to update the project, add resources ... And more collaborators. University of Cambridge The University of Cambridge (informally known as "Cambridge University" or simply as "Cambridge") is a collegiate research university located in Cambridge, England, United Kingdom. Originally founded in 1209, it is the secon...

  • Jewish families from Kolin, Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from Kolin, Bohemia, Czech Republic. KOLIN (Czech Kolín; Ger. Kolin, in older sources Neukollin), city in central Bohemia, Czech Republic. Its Jewish community was one of the four communities known by the abbreviation Karban (Heb. קרב״ן), Kolin, Roudnice, Bumsla, Nachod), second in importance on...

  • 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...

  • Katyń 1940

    KATYN Wersja 'robocza' projektu. Pomordowani w Katyniu i okolicach na wiosnę 1940r. Please add profiles of Polish officers who were murdered in Katyn area (including i.e. Kharkiv, Mednoye, Ostashkiv) in the spring of 1940. The Katyn massacre, also known as the Katyn Forest massacre, was a mass execution of Polish nationals carried out by the People's Commissariat for Internal Affai...

  • 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...

  • 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,...

  • Familie/Family Taljaard

    Please add as many Taljaard profiles to the page Jacob TAILLARD, (Taljaard) van Doornik in Henegoue (België), het in die jaar 1749 in Suid-Afrika aangekom, en hom later as burger te Drakenstein gevestig. Op 29 Julie 1753 het hy met Maria Petronella JORDAAN in die huwelik getree, en tien jaar later, op 4 Desember 1763 is hy hertroud met Elisabeth Johanna BUYS. Net een seun is uit die ee...

  • Koninklijk Instituut & Akademie van Wetenschappen KNAW

    Het Koninklijk Instituut 1808-1851 De Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen ‧ b ‧ Foto: De KNAW is gehuisvest in een Amsterdams grachtenpand dat ooit bezit was van de rijke familie TRIP . ‧ As the forum, conscience, and voice of the arts and sciences in the Netherlands, the Academy promotes the quality of scientific and scholarly work and strive...

  • 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...

  • Dublin - Famous people

    Dublin - Famous people=Dublin, as the capital city of Ireland and the largest city in Ireland, has produced many noted artists, entertainers, politicians and businesspeople.

  • 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. ...

  • Introduksjon til Geni.com - norsk

    I Norway For English speaking users with Norwegian relatives, see Norwegian Ancestry - information Dette prosjektet tar sikte på å forklare hvordan Geni fungerer, og være en veiledning til hvor man kan få hjelp. Om du nettopp er blitt lagt til i prosjektet av en Kurator, er dette for å gjøre deg oppmerksom på denne informasjonen. Legg gjerne ...

  • Eesti metsavennad

    Metsavennad olid mehed ja naised, kes aastatel 1940-1941 ja alates 1944. aasta septembrist, mil Eesti oli okupeeritud nõukogude võimu poolt, sõdisid relvastatult okupatsioonivõimu vastu. Metsavendade võitluse eesmärk oli kaitsta oma perekondi ja iseennast võõrvõimu vägivalla vastu. Nad lootsid taastada Eesti iseseisvuse. Me...

  • Eesti Kaitseliit

    EESTI KAITSELIIT Kaitseliiduga seonduv: 1. Johannes Brükker Päidla kaitseväe kompanii pealik. Vahetas 1936a oma nime ja edaspidi kandis nime Juhan Härma. Otepää Teataja (1932-1944) nr.10 | 20. märts 1936 | lk 3 2. Mihkel Tamm sünd 1871a: Pühajärvel Tegutses Otepääl kaitseliidus ja tuletõrjes. Ab...

  • Battle of Agincourt ~ Bataille d'Azincourt (1415)

    This projects goal is to document the participants in the Battle of Agincourt which occurred on Friday, 25 October 1415. Le but de ce projet est recenser les acteurs de la bataille d'Azincourt qui eu lieu le vendredi 25 octobre 1415, pendant la guerre de Cent Ans. English Henry V Commander Edward of Norwich, 2nd Duke of York (Killed) Michael de la Pole, 3rd Earl of Suffolk (Killed...

  • Jewish Families from Kroměříž (Kremsier), Moravia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to list representatives of all of the Jewish families from the Moravian town of Kroměříž (Kremsier) in the Czech Republic. KROMERIZ (Czech Kroměříž; Ger. Kremsier), town in central Moravia, Czech Republic. The Jewish community of Kromeriz was among the oldest in Europe. In 1322 the bishop of *Olomouc (Olmuetz) was perm...

  • UK Portal - Scotland

    Fàilte ,welcome to the Scotland portal . What can you do here? Ask questions Collaborate on your research Share knowledge you have gained as you've done your own research in a specific area. Problem finding an ancestors , open a discussion here and we all try to help Start your own related project. Add your profiles. Start or take part in a discussion. In this for...

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  • Indian South Africans

    India's community is one of the most vibrant in the world. Yet, the large South African Indian community is just as vibrant. It all started about 150 years ago with the arrival of Indentured Indian Laborers. Then they became the Free Indians. Later the Passenger Indians joined in to complete the community that would come to fight alongside the African community, against the Apartheid Regime.

  • Venter family of South Africa

    This project is designed to collect Research Information, Discussions, Queries etc on the Venter family of South Africa. Core profiles Hendrik Venter Hendrik Venter from Hameln † 2.5.1713. Haplogroup R1a1a1b1a1. (SNP R-M458) x 17.7.1690 Johanna Mostert; x x 9.12.1691 Anna Viljoen, † 11.5.1713. Overview of Family History / Progenitor Details If you have it; add ...

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  • Historic Houses of Inverness-shire, Scotland

    Historic Houses of Inverness-shire, Scotland See Historic Houses of Britain and Ireland - Main Page Image right - This project needs developing - if you wish to work on it please contact June or Terry who would be delighted! The object of this project is to provide information about historic buildings in the county of Inverness-shire, with links to sub-projects for specific buildi...

  • 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...

  • Entertainment industry people

    Entertainment industry people are people who work in the entertainment industry (also informally known as show business or show biz), which includes artists, such as actors, musicians and screenwriters, as well as businesspeople, such as agents, producers, and managers. Notable entertainment industry people For a complete list, please see: Entertainment industry people Profiles . Subproje...

  • 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...

  • Battle of Halidon Hill

    Battle of Halidon Hill Second War of Scottish Independence. Please join the project and add information if you can. Contributions welcome - but please do not copy and paste Wiki!! Date: 19 7 1333 Location: Halidon Hill, near Berwick-upon-Tweed Result Decisive English victory Belligerents Kingdom of Scotland Strength 13 000 Commanders and leaders ...

  • Deutsche Promi Geburtstage

    Geburtstage bekannter deutscher Persönlichkeiten im Laufe der Geschichte. Viele Profile deutscher Persönlichkeiten sind bereits im Geni Welt-Stammbaum gelistet. Dieses Projekt ist ein übergeordnetes Projekt! Bitte beachten Sie, dass die Personen in diesem Projekt unabhängig ihrer politischen oder religiösen Einstellungen gelistet werden. Eine Wertung i...

  • The Peerage of Ireland

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

  • South African Soldiers of World War One (1914-1918)

    South African Soldiers in WWI (PLEASE ADD)= Starter Kit for How To Add Text to a project A B William Borcher , Private, South African Infantry 4th Regt., Service No.: 9970. Died in Brighton, England from nephritis, following wounds. Gen. Louis Botha Lieutenant Douglas Bayley de Bruyn Royal Lancaster Regiment, transferred to 35 Squadron Royal Flying Corps. Killed in a flying ...

  • University of Chicago

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

  • Georgia Women of Achievement

    Georgia Women of Achievement The Georgia Women of Achievement (GWA) recognizes women natives or residents of the U.S. state of Georgia for their significant achievements or statewide contributions. The concept was first proposed by Rosalynn Carter in 1988. The first induction was in 1992 at Wesleyan College, and has continued annually. The induction ceremonies are held each year during Marc...

  • 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...

  • Prominent Scientists: (i) Exact Sciences & Natural Sciences

    Prominent scientists who have made major contributions to our understanding of our world and the rules of nature. Selected Profiles (listed by activity period): Exact Sciences BCE Pythagoras, Ὁ Πυθαγόρας, of Samos (c. 570 BCE – c. 495 BCE ) Ionian Greek philosopher, mathematician, and founder ...

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  • Jewish Families from Mořina, Bohemia

    The Bohemian village of Mořina (49° 57' 0" North, 14° 13' 0" East) is located around 20 kilometers southwest of Prague, and 10 kilometers east of the district town of Beroun, and is part of the Beroun District (okres Beroun, Středočeský kraj). The German version is Gross-Morschin or Gross-Morzin, and it was also called Velká Mořina (or gre...

  • 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...

  • Jewish Families from Hořelice (Horschelitz), Bohemia, Czech Republic

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

  • Cordwainers AKA Shoemakers, but not Cobblers

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

  • 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...

  • United States House of Representatives from Georgia

    List of United States Representatives from Georgia=

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • Women in Military Conflicts - Doctors, Nurses and others

    Women in Military Conflicts - Doctors, Nurses and others The object of this project is to assemble profiles of women who played a roll in Military conflicts - mainly Doctors and Nurses - who were involved in wars up to and including World War II. Early records indicate that nursing was originally conducted by monks and nuns of various religious orders. It was considered to be work of a sp...

  • 17th Century British Politicians

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

  • 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...

  • Early Welsh ancestry

    If you have an interest in areas of the Historic Tree in Wales then this is your project. Initially the purpose of the project will be to clear up tangles that have evolved from mass merging but hopefully as we travel we hope to ensure the sources are reliable and the overviews informative and well researched and increasingly this will become the focus of this project. Anyone not familiar...

  • Historic Houses of Britain and Ireland - Main Page

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

  • Gallipoli Campaign

    Gallipoli Campaign The Gallipoli Campaign, also known as the Dardanelles Campaign or the Battle of Gallipoli or the Battle of Çanakkale (Turkish: Çanakkale Savaşı), took place at the peninsula of Gallipoli in the Ottoman Empire (now Gelibolu in modern day Turkey) between 25 April 1915 and 9 January 1916, during the First World War. A joint British and French oper...

  • Opole Ghetto

    On February 15, 1941, and February 26, 1941, two deportation transports with 2,003 Jewish men, women and children on board left Vienna Aspang Station bound for Opole, a small town south of Lublin. Opole had a long established Jewish community; when war broke out about 4,000 Jews lived here, i.e. about 70 percent of the population, a proportion which rose further after the beginning of the war...

  • College Football Hall of Fame

    College Football Hall of Fame Web site: The National Football Foundation's College Football Hall of Fame represents the highest level of achievement for players and coaches, a shrine for amateur football. Of the nearly 5 million players and coaches who have participated in college football in the last 141 years, just over a thousand have been inducted into the Hall. Gold Medal Award Recip...

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  • University of Alabama

    University of Alabama (Alabama or UA) is a public research university located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA, and the flagship of the University of Alabama System. Founded in 1831, UA is one of the oldest and the largest of the universities in Alabama. UA offers programs of study in 13 academic divisions leading to bachelor's, master's, Education Specialist, and doctoral degrees. The only publicly...

  • 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...

  • American Football Players

    FOUNDERS & CONTRIBUTERS Walter Camp , known as the "Father of American Football" is the person who founded the rules for what we know as American Football. Fielding Yost invented the position of linebacker, co-created the first ever bowl game, the 1902 Rose Bowl, with then legendary UM athletic director Charles Baird, invented the fieldhouse concept that bears his name, and supervised the...

  • 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...

  • Pro Football Hall of Fame

    Please note that this refers to the hall of fame for American football , not association football (soccer) . Pro Football Hall of Fame Web site: Hall of Famers by Year of Enshrinement

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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...

  • County Dublin, Ireland - Main Page

    This is the Umbrella Project Page for the historic County Dublin - Ireland County Dublin Irish : Contae Bhaile Átha Cliath or Contae Átha Cliath Administrative centre Dublin Province Leinster Area 921 km2 (356 sq mi) People from County Dublin are called - Motto Beart do réir ár mbriathar (Irish), "Action to match our speech" County Dublin is a cou...

  • Historic Houses of East Lothian, Scotland

    Historic Houses of East Lothian, Scotland See Historic Houses of Britain and Ireland - Main Page Image right - Gosford House This project needs developing - if you wish to work on it please contact Anne-Marie, June or Terry who would be delighted! The object of this project is to provide information about historic buildings in the county of East Lothian, with links to sub-projects...

  • Counties of Scotland - United Kingdom

    Historic Counties of Scotland Scotland (Scottish Gaelic: Alba) is a nation which is part of the United Kingdom. A Scottish County was an important territorial political division. Many of the names of the Counties are suffixed by the word "shire" recording for posterity that they were once controlled on behalf of the sovereign by a 'Shire Reeve' or Sheriff. Many of the counties can trace the...

  • 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...

  • Maly Trostinets extermination camp

    Maly Trastsianiets extermination camp (see alternate spellings), located near a small village on the outskirts of Minsk, Belarus, was the site of a Nazi extermination camp. Originally built in the summer of 1941, on the site of a Soviet kolkhoz, as a concentration camp, to house Soviet prisoners of war who had been captured following the German attack on the Soviet Union which commenced on Ju...

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  • East Lothian (Haddingtonshire) - Family Heads

    People Connected to East Lothian (Haddingtonshire)=== Historic County 'Image right - East Lothian within Scotland in 1890> ===See also East Lothian - Main Page ===People connected to East Lothian can be placed in the following groups.===Historical and Political people- accommodated by the project Historic East Lothian (Link to follow) which covers the History of xxx and historical/political peo...

  • East Lothian (Hadingtonshire) - Historic County of Scotland

    East Lothian (Hadingtonshire) - Historic County of Scotland=> * Scots: Aest Lowden* Scottish Gaelic: Lodainn an Ear* Administrative centre Haddington* Chapman County Code - ELN* Famous for: ' East Lothian is one of the 32 council areas of Scotland, and a lieutenancy area. Archaically, it was also known as Haddingtonshire. It borders the City of Edinburgh, Midlothian and the Scottish Borders. It...

  • East Lothian (Haddingtonshire) - Famous People

    Famous People Connected to East Lothian (Haddingtonshire)== Historic County 'Image right - Robert Moffat (21 December 1795 – 9 August 1883) was a Scottish Congregationalist missionary to Africa, and father-in-law of David Livingstone.Those people of note with connections to the county are listed below. Some of these connections are a little tenuous - counties like to lay claim to people ...

  • 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 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...

  • Notable businesspeople

    Businesspeople (also businessmen or businesswomen ) are people involved in a particular undertaking of activities for the purpose of generating revenue from a combination of human, financial, and physical capital. List of notable Businesspeople Aerospace industry‎ Thomas O Paine (1921-1992) USA Advertising Leo Burnett (1891 - 1971) Fairfax M. Cone (1903 - 1977) USA Ge...

  • Sheandoah County, Virginia, USA

    Official Web Site Sheandoah Valley Cultural Center and Museum This project is a table of contents for all projects relating to this County of Virginia. Please feel free to add profiles of anyone who was born, lived or died in this county. Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

  • Royal Victorian Order

    Royal Victorian Order The Royal Victorian Order is given by The Queen to people who have served her or the Monarchy in a personal way. These may include officials of the Royal Household, family members or perhaps British Ambassadors who have helped organise a State Visit to a particular country. The Order was founded in April 1896 by Queen Victoria as a way of rewarding personal service t...

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  • 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...

  • Philanthropists

    Philanthropists The Philanthropists project is designed to recognise the generous spirit of so many in our history. It is best that their profile reflects their generous actions, with dates if possible. To add profiles to this project, firstly "follow it" then click on actions either on the profile, or, on the project page, then click "Add profile" or "Add to project" whichever is appropr...

  • Founders of Famous American Businesses

    The founders of American companies of world renown.

  • United States Cabinet Members

    The United States Cabinet (usually referred to as the U.S. President's Cabinet or simplified as the Cabinet) is composed of the most senior appointed officers of the executive branch of the federal government of the United States. Its existence dates back to the first American President, George Washington, who appointed a Cabinet of four people (Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson; Secretary of...

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  • Polish soldiers of World War One (1914-1918)

    Polish soldiers of World War One. Polscy żołnierze w Pierwszej Wojnie Światowej. 1914-1918= Zaangażowanie Polaków na frontach I wojny światowej jest jedną z najczęściej pomijanych kart naszej historii. Powodem jest zapewne fakt nieistnienia polskiej, niepodległej państwowości w okresie, w którym toczy...

  • 10th Virginia Infantry - Company C (CSA), US Civil War Project

    Company C (1st) (Southern Greys") Formed by Capt Swann they were mustered on 18 Apr 1861 and disbanded on 18 Apr 1862. They were from the Edinburg, Shenandoah County area. The members of this unit were: Allison, John H., Pvt, Allison, Marcus W., Pvt, Angelo, Francis M., Pvt, Arts, Samuel Jefferson, Pvt, Barton, Isaac Otterbein, Pvt, Barton, Joseph M., Pvt, Baton (Heaton), John W., 1st Lt, B...

  • South Africa - Profile Conventions/Guidelines

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

  • 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...

  • University of Pennsylvania

    University of Pennsylvania The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn or UPenn) is an American private Ivy League research university located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Penn considers itself the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, as well as the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate stu...

  • 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...

  • Publishers

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

  • Dogtown cellar holes

    The famous American artist and poet Marsden Hartley described Dogtown as a cross between Stonehenge and Easter Island. There are 45 numbered "cellar holes" that mark the one time homes of this ghost town. Treasure hunters, nature lovers, writers, artists, historians, photographers, and even business persons are inspired by the landscape. Bring your Dogtown associated profiles on over. fro...

  • Freemasons

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

  • Ironworkers

    This is an umbrella project for the people associated with one of the first industries: iron . Iron working. This is an international project for any historical period. Collaborators, please feel free to edit this front page; add documents, profiles and images; and develop the themes discovered by starting related (perhaps more detailed) projects. For example: Braintree Iron Works (1643) ...

  • 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...

  • Christ Church College, Oxford University

    Christ Church College, University of Oxford St. Aldates, Oxford. Founded 1524 by King Henry VIII, Re-founded in 1546 Christ Church (Latin: Ædes Christi, the temple or house (ædēs) of Christ, and thus sometimes known as "The House") is a constituent college of the University of Oxford in England. The college is associated with Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford, which ser...

  • Westminster College, Cambridge

    [ ] Westminster College in Cambridge is a theological college of the United Reformed Church, formerly the Presbyterian Church of England. Its principal purpose is training for the ordination of ministers, but is also used more widely for training within the denomination. The current principal of the college is the Revd Susan Durber and the vice-principal and director of studies is the Revd Jo...

  • Authors

    [ ] An author is broadly defined as "the person who originated or gave existence to anything" and whose authorship determines responsibility for what was created. Narrowly defined, an author is the originator of any written work and can also be described as a writer.

  • 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...

  • Geologists - incl. Palaeontologists, Meteorologists and Geophysicists

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

  • Historic Houses of Clackmannanshire, Scotland

    Historic Houses of Clackmannanshire, Scotland See Historic Houses of Britain and Ireland - Main Page Image right - Castle Campbell , Dollar Glen This project needs developing - if you wish to work on it please contact Anne-Marie, June or Terry who would be delighted! The object of this project is to provide information about historic buildings in the county of Clackmannanshire, wi...

  • Saint John's College, Cambridge

    [ ] TheThe college was founded on the site of the 13th century Hospital of St John in Cambridge at the suggestion of Saint John Fisher, Bishop of Rochester and chaplain to Lady Margaret. However, Lady Margaret died without having mentioned the foundation of St John's in her will, and it was largely the work of Fisher that ensured that the college was founded. He had to obtain the approval of ...

  • Marlborough College

    [ ]Marlborough College is a co-educational independent school for day and boarding pupils located in Marlborough, Wiltshire. Founded in 1843 for the sons of Church of England clergy, it is now fully coeducational.The Good Schools Guide described Marlborough as a "Famous, designer label, co-ed boarding school still riding high."[1] The school is a member of the G20 Schools Group. The college ope...

  • Historic Houses of Edinburghshire, Scotland

    Historic Houses of Edinburghshire, Scotland Now Midlothian and Edinburgh See Historic Houses of Britain and Ireland - Main Page Image right - Edinburgh Castle This project needs developing - if you wish to work on it please contact Anne-Marie, June or Terry who would be delighted! The object of this project is to provide information about historic buildings in the county of Edin...

  • Historic Houses of Fifeshire

    Historic Houses of Fifeshire, Scotland See Historic Houses of Britain and Ireland - Main Page Image right - Birkhill Castle This project needs developing - if you wish to work on it please contactAnne-Marie, June or Terry who would be delighted! The object of this project is to provide information about historic buildings in the county of Fifeshire, with links to sub-projects for ...

  • Hanwell Manor House & Castle

    Hanwell Manor & Castle, Oxfordshire, England===Manor==Before the Norman conquest of England an Anglo-Saxon called Lewin or Leofwine held the manor of Hanwell, along with those of Chinnor and Cowley. Whereas the conquering Normans dispossessed many Saxon landowners after 1066, Leofwine still held Hanwell manor by the time the Domesday Book was compiled in 1086. The de Vernon family held the mano...

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