Genealogy Projects on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Geni Top 10 Lists

    This project recognizes the best parts of Geni and its top contributors. For your family group, you can find some of these at Awards . To suggest a profile for any category, or to suggest a new category, or to request to be listed anonymously, please contact Randy Schoenberg . If a separate project where you can find more detailed information for a particular category exists, the link is provid...

  • Namesakes

    Namesakes Places, organizations and things named after people. Who is your city or town, village or tribe named after? Or how about the company you work for, or the consumer product that you just bought at the store get its name? Have you ever wondered where a scientific discovery got its name? We often name our cities, towns, rivers, mountain rangers, airports, and universities after a pro...

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Institute of Technology=The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Founded in 1861 in response to the increasing industrialization of the United States, MIT adopted a European polytechnic university model and stressed laboratory instruction in applied science and engineering. Researchers worked on computers, radar, and inertial ...

  • Farmer or Growers

    farmer (also called an agriculturer) is a person engaged in agriculture, raising living organisms for food or raw materials. The term usually applies to people who do some combination of raising field crops, orchards, vineyards, poultry, or other livestock. A farmer might own the farmed land or might work as a labourer on land owned by others, but in advanced economies, a farmer is usually a fa...

  • 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...

  • Vítimas da ditadura militar no Brasil

    Mortos e desaparecidos Fontes: Wikipedia Comissão Especial sobre Mortos e Desaparecidos Políticos Dossiê Mortos e Desaparecidos Políticos no Brasil Comissão da Verdade Rubens Paiva A Abelardo Rausch de Alcântara (1927-1970), filho de Nabor Rausch de Alcântara e Carmen Oliveira de Alcântara, marido de Elsa Abíli...

  • Jewish Families from Nymburk (Neuenburg), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    The Jews of Nymburk Nymburk (Neuenburg ger.) is a town of about 14,000 people that lies about 35 miles east of Prague and about 5 miles NW of the spa town of Podebrady. There was already a small Jewish settlement in Nymburk backn in the 13th century, but, along with many other towns, the Jews were expelled from in the mid-16th century Often such expulsions were due to the town being a royal tow...

  • Confederate States Army

    The Confederate States Army was the army of the Confederate States of America (or "Confederacy") while the Confederacy existed during the American Civil War. On February 8, 1861, delegates from the seven Deep South states which had already declared their secession from the United States of America adopted the Provisional Constitution of the Confederate States of America. On February 28, 1861, t...

  • Auschwitz Concentration Camp

    Auschwitz concentration camp (German: Konzentrationslager Auschwitz) was a network of concentration and extermination camps built and operated by the Third Reich in Polish areas annexed by Nazi Germany during World War II. It was the largest of the German concentration camps, consisting of-: Auschwitz I (the Stammlager or base camp); Auschwitz II–Birkenau (the Vernichtungslager o...

  • Theresienstadt Ghetto

    This project aims to collect all of the profiles of persons who were inmates of the concentration camp Theresienstadt also referred to as Theresienstadt Ghetto located in what is now the Czech Republic. Overcrowding and disease During WWII, the ghetto Terezín (Theresienstadt) was one of the major sites of suffering and death for the Jews of the Bohemian Lands and several European cou...

  • Victims of the Nazi Holocaust - קרבנות הנאצים בשואה

    Victims of the Nazis during the Holocaust קרבנות הנאצים בשואה This project's mission is to list the names of the victims of the Nazis during the Holocaust to show that these victims are not just an anonymous mass, but were, and some still are, millions of human beings with ...

  • Jewish families from Teplice (Teplitz), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Teplice (Teplitz) in Bohemia, Czech Republic. Teplice (Czech pronunciation: [ˈtɛplɪt͡sɛ]), Teplice-Šanov until 1948 (Czech pronunciation: [ˈtɛplɪt͡sɛ ˈʃanof]; German: Teplitz-Schönau, archaically Töplitz) is a town i...

  • 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...

  • Scandalous Women

    (adj) disgraceful, scandalous, shameful, shocking (giving offense to moral sensibilities and injurious to reputation) "scandalous behavior"; "the wicked rascally shameful conduct of the bankrupt"- Thackeray; "the most shocking book of its time" From the Greek σκάνδαλον, a trap or stumbling-block. The metaphor is that wrong con...

  • The Winchester (VA) Connection

    It's rather surprising how many persons of note were born in, lived in, or had something significant happen while visiting Winchester, VA. It's not just the city's many Civil War connections - it started long before that, and continued long afterward. George Washington , for instance, spent his early youth on the frontier at and beyond Winchester, surveying for Thomas, Lord Fairfax . He began...

  • Union Cavalry (U.S. Civil War)

    in the American Civil War was a branch of army service in a process of transition. It suffered from emerging technology threats, difficult logistics, and sometimes misguided or inept commanders. Nevertheless, it played important roles in many Civil War campaigns and earned its place alongside the infantry and artillery combat arms.The Union started the war with five Regular mounted regiments: t...

  • Army of Northern Virginia (CSA), US Civil War

    The Army of Northern Virginia was the primary military force of the Confederate States of America in the Eastern Theater of the American Civil War, as well as the primary command structure of the Department of Northern Virginia. It was most often arrayed against the Union Army of the Potomac. Districts Three districts were created under the Department of Northern Virginia: Aquia Distric...

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

    The Commonwealth Of Virginia during the Southern War for Independence. See these related projects as well for other details: The Army Of Northern Virginia The Army Of The Potomac

  • Essex Class Carrier Ships

    I have created a project for those who served on board Essex Class Carriers.

  • World War One: Armed Forces - New Zealand

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

  • Jewish Celebrity Birthday Calendar

    Birthdays of famous Jews throughout history. The project also includes people with Jewish ancestry (usually at least one Jewish grandparent). Generally, the project includes people with a Wikipedia page or an entry in the Jewish Encyclopedia or Jewish Women's Archive . Bold names are already on Geni and connected to the World Family Tree . Italicized names are on Geni but not yet connected to t...

  • 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...

  • Jewish Families from Loštice (Loschitz), Moravia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to list representatives of all of the Jewish families from the Moravian town of Loštice (Loschitz) in the Czech Republic. History of Jews in Lostice LOSTICE HISTORY OF JEWISH COMMUNITY SYNAGOGUE Lostice around 1930 9th cent. The presence of Jewish merchants in the Greater Moravia is documented by the Raffelstetten Customs and Shipping Regulations written in the...

  • 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...

  • Finding Your Roots

    This project gathers together the Geni profiles for all of the notable figures who have been - or will be - featured on the genealogical television program, Finding Your Roots . It is a Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) public television series hosted by Professor Henry Louis Gates . The first season originally aired March 25 – May 20, 2012 from 8–9 p.m. EDT. A second sea...

  • Union Army

    The Union Army was the land force that fought for the Union during the American Civil War , which lasted from 1861 to 1865. It consisted of the small United States Army, known as the regular army, which was augmented by massive numbers of units supplied by northern U.S. states, consisting of volunteers as well as conscripts. The Union Army fought and eventually defeated the Confederate States A...

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

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

  • 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...

  • 1864 in the US Civil War

    This project is a holding place for the various projects created involving 1864 and the US Civil War.

  • Nobreza de Portugal

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

  • South African Slaves - isolated, unconnected profiles and trees

    South African Slaves - isolated profiles and trees not connected to the Big Tree Please link profiles of slaves which have not been connected to the main tree to this project. The purpose of the project is to have a "home" for them in the hope that they will in time be found and incorporated in the big tree. Images - to use as "markers" are attached to the project. References and So...

  • South African Slave Owners

    South African Slave Owners In South Africa under Dutch settlement, there was a shortage of labour, especially on the wheat and wine farms. The Dutch, who were already involved in the Atlantic slave trade, imported slaves as the cheapest labour option. Slaves were imported from a variety of places, including the east coast of Africa (Mozambique and Madagascar), but the majority came from Eas...

  • Confederate States of America

    The Confederate States of America ( CSA or C.S.A. ), commonly referred to as the Confederacy , was an unrecognized secessionist state existing from 1861–65. It was originally formed by seven slave states in the Lower South region of the United States whose regional economy was mostly dependent upon agriculture, particularly cotton, and a plantation system of production which in turn larg...

  • Biologists

    A group collecting the most famous and least known biologists. SEE ALSO THE PROJECT-PAGE : BIOLOGISTES A biologist, or biological scientist, is a scientist who studies living organisms, often in the context of their environment. Biologists involved in fundamental research attempt to explore and further explain the underlying mechanisms that govern the functioning of organisms. Biologists in...

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

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

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  • West Point Military Academy - US Civil War

    The United States Military Academy, or West Point, played a crucial and pivotal role in the Civil War, both before and during the war. List of alumni who fought in the Civil War: West Point and the Civil War:

  • Computer Scientists

    A computer scientist is a scientist who has acquired knowledge of computer science, the study of the theoretical foundations of information and computation and their application. Software engineering is a direct subfield of computer science. Please add profiles for these disciplines to this project. Profiles must be set to public . Collaborators, please update the "resources" listed, and ...

  • Mathematicians

    Mathematicians are people with an extensive knowledge of mathematics who use this knowledge in their work, typically to solve mathematical problems. Mathematics is concerned with numbers, data, collection, quantity, structure, space, and change. List of notable mathematicians For a complete list, please see: Mathematicians Project Profiles . Rob Lyons Sir Isaac Newton Johann Bernoul...

  • Imigrantes ao Brasil (Immigrants to Brazil)

    Inúmeros fluxos de imigração ao Brasil ocorreram desde a chegada dos portugueses em 1500. Muitas árvores genealógicas brasileiras são interrompidas no antepassado imigrante. Este projeto tenta facilitar a identificação deles, de forma a estreitar a possibilidade de contato com as árvores de outros países. Também s&...

  • xilados brasileiros: os 15 do México

    Anos 1970, ditadura militar no Brasil. Um grupo de 15 presos políticos, membros das mais diversas organizações políticas clandestinas, é enviado ao México como exigência para a libertação do embaixador americano Charles Elbrick por parte de seus sequestradores.Ver:*[ Os sequestros que balaram a ditadura]

  • Unconnected Trees

    Key Profiles Two separate lists - please add each profile to both - the 1st in alphabetical order by SURNAME, and 2nd in alphabetical order by COUNTRY of BIRTH. (This may be harder to establish and may have to go under more than one country in some cases). Please use the format used below. The numbers in the [square brackets] are [Family tree/Blood relatives] Alphabetical order by surname...

  • Poets

    A poet's work can be literal, meaning that his work is derived from a specific event, or metaphorical, meaning that his work can take on many meanings and forms. Poets have existed since antiquity, in nearly all languages, and have produced works that vary greatly in different cultures and time periods. Throughout each civilization and language, poets have used various styles that have changed ...

  • Imigrantes Franceses ao Brasil / French immigrants to Brazil

    A imigração Francesa Afora a invasão francesas ao Rio de Janeiro e ao Maranhão ainda durante o século XVI, a primeira grande leva de franceses ao país aconteceu com a transferência da família real e da corte portuguesa para o Brasil, em 1808. D. João VI patrocinou a vinda da Missão Artística que trouxe ao Brasil, e...

  • Culpeper County, Virginia, USA

    Official Web Site =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

  • Americans in World War I

    In memory of those who served in World War I. Links and other resources Last Known WWI Vet Dead at 110 , Florence Green served as a mess steward in the Women's Royal Air Force. Welsh history of World War One to go online Rainbow Division Roster Interesting Americans with WW1 Connections Alice Bright, Lady Lowther , was the joint hon. secretary of the American Women’s Wa...

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  • Cinema Brasileiro/Brazilian Film

    O cinema do Brasil existe como exibição e entretenimento desde julho de 1896, e como realização e expressão desde 1897. Embora nunca tenha chegado a se estruturar plenamente como indústria, o cinema brasileiro, em seus mais de 110 anos de História, teve momentos de grande repercussão internacional, como na época do Cinema Novo, e de...

  • Väliseestlased / Estonians abroad / Utlandsester / Estländer im ausland

    See projekt on mõedud nendele kellel on sugulased välismaal või on elanud välismaal. Ka nendele kes üldse ei ole olnud Eestis ja on sugulased siin. Kõik kogemused ja sündmused on huvitavad. Keel ei pruugi olla eesti keel. This project is intended for those who have relatives abroad or has lived abroad. Also, for those who have not been in E...

  • Imigrantes Portugueses ao Brasil / Portuguese immigrants to Brazil

    Imigração Portuguesa ao Brasil Este é o projeto principal que será redirecionado para outros subprojetos, conforme links relacionados à Lista de Concelhos abaixo. Veja as Orientações. Imigração portuguesa no Brasil, ou emigração portuguesa para o Brasil, é o movimento populacional de portugueses para o Brasi...

  • Cutlers (knife makers)

    From Old English Occupations : CUTLER Knife seller or sharpener  From Wikipedia The first documented use of the term "cutler" in Sheffield [Yorkshire, England] appeared in a 1297 tax return. A Sheffield knife was listed in the King's possession in the Tower of London fifty years later. Several knives dating from the 14th century are on display at the Cutlers' Hall in Sheffield . ...

  • Portal Brasil

    Bem-vindo ao Portal Brasil do Geni. Este projeto é para todos os que estão interessados ​​na genealogia do Brasil e tudo o relacionado com nosso País. Daqui pode-se alcançar facilmente a diferentes projetos relacionados com o Brasil, participar nas discussões e compartilhar informações. Apoio da comunidade Curadores Há ...

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  • United States Army

    [ ] The United States Army (USA) is the largest branch of the United States Armed Forces that performs land-based military operations. It is also the largest overall and oldest established branch of the U.S. military, and is one of seven U.S. uniformed services. The modern army has its roots in the Continental Army which was formed on 14 June 1775,[5] to meet the demands of the American Revol...

  • Purple Heart

    Purple Heart is a United States military decoration awarded in the name of the President to those wounded or killed, while serving, on or after April 5, 1917, with the U.S. military. With its forerunner, the Badge of Military Merit, which took the form of a heart made of purple cloth, the Purple Heart is the oldest military award still given to U.S. military members; the only earlier award bein...

  • American Teachers

    Please add profiles of your teaching ancestors - anyone from famous professors to Sunday school teachers - and everyone in between. Collaborators, please update the project page, add resources, images, documents ... And invite more collaborators. notables Rev. Ralph Wheelock, America's First Public School Teacher resources The History of Education in America - Colonial Education...

  • Petrischule in St.Petersburg

    The oldest school in St. Petersburg founded in 1710 by admiral Cornelius Cruys (1655-1727).

  • Lanarkshire - Family Heads

    People Connected to Lanarkshire Historic County Image right - Lanarkshire within Scotland in 1890 See also Lanarkshire - Main Page People connected to Lanarkshire can be placed in the following groups. Clans Clan Baird Clan Crawford Clan Dalzell /Dalziel Historical and Political people - accommodated by the project Historic Lanarkshire (Link to follow) which covers...

  • 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. ...

  • Batalla de Paysandu

    El 19 de abril de 1863 el general Venancio Flores invadió territorio oriental desde la Argentina por el Rincón de Haedo. Flores reivindicaba las libertades para su partido (que nunca habían sido cuestionadas) y ponía como pretexto para la empresa dos grandes hechos: la prohibición, por parte del gobierno del presidente Bernardo Berro, de un acto de conmemoraci...

  • „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...

  • 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�...

  • 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...

  • Eestlased Esimeses Ilmasõjas (eestlased I maailmasõjas)

    Head koostöölised, kes te liigute 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. 2014 möödus 100 aastat I maailmasõja algusest. ...

  • 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. -------------------------------------------------------------------...

  • The Groton Avery Clan

    Background In 1912 Elroy McKendree Avery and Catherine Hitchcock (Tilden) Avery published the seminal 2 volume edition THE GROTON AVERY CLAN. To this day it stands as the most complete and well researched genealogical reference of the Groton, Connecticut Avery line descended from Christopher Avery and Margery Stephens of England. This project is a compilation of Geni Profiles that are cited...

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  • 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 ...

  • Nederlandse Verzetsvrouwen - Women of the Dutch Resistance 1940-1945

    Vrouwen in het verzet In dit project eren wij alle vrouwen die verzet hebben gepleegd tegen de Duitse nazi-overheersers in de Tweede Wereldoorlog in Nederland. Veel vrouwen voelden sterke antipathie tegen het Duitse regime , ze zagen wat er zich om hen heen afspeelden, zoals de deportaties van de joden, en ze besloten om hiertegen in verzet te gaan. Ook Joodse vrouwen onttrokken zich niet a...

  • Het Nederlands Verzet 1940-1945 - Dutch Resistance 1940-1945

    Het Nederlands Verzet 1940-1945 Het Nederlands verzet in de Tweede Wereldoorlog is de verzamelnaam voor alle personen en groepen die tijdens de Tweede Wereldoorlog weerstand boden aan de Duitse bezetting van Nederland (1940-1945) en de Japanse bezetting van Nederlands-Indië (1942-1945). Het verzet kenmerkte zich in vergelijking met andere bezette landen door relatief weinig gewapend en...

  • Jewish Families from Rejowiec, Poland

    This project seeks to collect representatives from all of the Jewish families from the town of Rejowiec, Poland. Rejowiec History Rejowiec - (Rayvits, Rayvitz, Reyovyets, Reyvits) Chelm District, Lublin Province, Poland Rejowiec is located about 40 km south of Lublin, close to an intersection of railroads and roads. The village was established in the 16th century by a family of noblemen...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Lodz Ghetto גטו לודז

    The Łódź Ghetto (German: Ghetto Litzmannstadt ) was the second-largest ghetto (after the Warsaw Ghetto) established for Jews and Roma in German-occupied Poland. Situated in the town of Łódź and originally intended as a temporary gathering point for Jews, the ghetto was transformed into a major industrial centre, providing much needed supplies for Nazi...

  • Suojärvi - Суоярви

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

  • Members of the Society of Writers to Her Majesty's Signet

    The Society of Writers to Her Majesty’s Signet is a private society of Scottish solicitors, dating back to 1594 and part of the College of Justice. Writers to the Signet originally had special privileges in relation to the drawing up of documents which required to be signeted, but these have since disappeared and the Society is now an independent, non-regulatory association of solicitors...

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  • Danish Resistance Movements during WWII

    På dansk for neden, danish below The Danish Resistance Movement (Danish: Modstandsbevægelsen) was an underground insurgency movement to resist the German occupation of Denmark during World War II. By the German occupation in 1943 many Danes were involved in underground activities, ranging from producing illegal publications to espionage and sabotage. Resistance agents killed an ...

  • Horsley Towers, Surrey, England

    Horsley Towers, Surrey, England=This drawing of East Horsley Park in 1839 shows it as Charles Barry designed it.‘East Horsley Park’, 1839There was a small tower with an onion dome over the front door, but during alterations in the 1850s Lord Lovelace added a porch in front of this entrance and a Great Hall, or Banqueting Hall as it was sometimes called, to the right of the porch. ...

  • Kenwood, St. George's Hill Estate, Surrey, England

    Kenwood, St George's Hill Estate, Surrey, England= Kenwood is a house on the St. George's Hill estate, Weybridge, Surrey, England. Originally called the Brown House, it was designed by architect T.A. Allen, and built in 1913 by local builders, Love & Sons. The estate was constructed around the Weybridge Golf Club, which was designed in 1912 by Harry Colt.John Lennon, of The Beatles, bought Kenw...

  • Dutch Diaspora from ZEELAND

    Dutch Diaspora ‧ NLD provincie ZEELAND LANDVERHUIZERS Overzee uit ZEELAND - 1848-1877 ‧ 3688× ‧ zie ook: www.zeeuwengezocht.nl en www.wiewaswie.nl v: = vertrek:jaar ~ departure ~ depart NOTA BENE: hier staan ALEEN de gezins-hoofden; echtelieden en kinderen worden niet vermeld in www.gahetna.nl Volgorde PLAATSEN van HERKOMST niet alpha-betisch, maar naar...

  • 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...

  • Did Robert Poage (1700-1774) of Augusta County marry Elizabeth Preston or Elizabeth Renick?

    UPDATED 2015-06-23, 9:13 PM: Despite many family trees on the web listing this early settler of Augusta County as marrying an Elizabeth Preston in Ireland, I have yet to find any primary source material confirming this claim, which makes me wonder if Robert's "Elizabeth" was never a Preston, but rather a Renick all along. EARLIEST SECONDARY SOURCES CLAIMING A POAGE-PRESTON CONNECTION: (1)...

  • Exilados brasileiros: os 40 da Argélia

    Anos 1970, ditadura militar no Brasil. Um grupo de 40 presos políticos, membros das mais diversas organizações políticas clandestinas, é enviado à Argélia como exigência para a libertação do embaixador alemão Ehrenfried Anton Theodor Ludwig von Holleben por parte de seus seqüestradores.

  • 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...

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

    Bloemfontein Location:Orange River Colony Date open:01/03/1901 Date closed:03/01/1903 Rations:15/2/1901: For native refugees: Natives over 12 years of age: Daily: 1½ lbs either mealies, K/corn, unsifted meal or mealie meal; ¼ oz salt; Weekly: 1 lb fresh or tinned meat; ½ coffee; 2 oz sugar - all but the corn to cost 4½d per ration. Notes:6/12/1902: Camp t...

  • Jewish Families from Hříškov, Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Hříškov in Bohemia, Czech Republic. Jewish families in Hříškov in 1783 (from published 1783 census, p. 248). Note that it is not clear how to map these families (some of which are using the old patronomic last names) to the much large set of families in 1793. Note that for each ...

  • Eesti sajaaastased

    Projekt koondab sada ja enam aastat elanud eestlased (eestimaalased)

  • Blacks in World War II

    This project is about Blacks that lived during and participated in World War II. The struggles and hardships that they had to enduring during the war--fighting for their own freedom against racism and discrimination on the homefront and on the battlefield. Project Photo ' Real African American History - World War II (1939 - 1945) A Short Timeline 1939-45 - "The treatme...

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  • MyHeritage and Geni

    This Project is aimed to include all profiles that are on both the MyHeritage and Geni genealogical social networking sites and also to coordinate all users that are on both internet services

  • 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...

  • 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,...

  • Exilados brasileiros: os 70 do Chile

    Anos 1970, ditadura militar no Brasil. Um grupo de 70 presos políticos, membros das mais diversas organizações políticas clandestinas, é enviado ao Chile como exigência para a libertação do embaixador suíço Giovanni Enrico Bucher por parte de seus seqüestradores. Ver: Trailer do documentário Setenta Decr...

  • Benjamin Nye - Nye Family of America

    The Benjamin Nye Homestead & Museum includes his home, the old grainger hall and mill site at Old Country Road, E. Sandwich, MA, USA 02537. Owned and maintained by the Nye Family of America Association, Inc. - www.nyefamily.org.No records exist of his birth in England, nor the ship he came to America in during the 1630's Great Migration.

  • Saarde kalmistu

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

  • Canadian Mayors

    This is the master project for all of the projects that are created to keep track of the Mayors in Canadian cities or towns.

  • 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...

  • Presthus M17 R1a1a U5a1

    I want to find people who has this basic DNA definision: M17, R1a1a, U5a1 and see if I find someone outside Norway.

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