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  • Union Army

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

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

    Krakow was one of the largest Jewish centers in Poland/Galicia. Founded before the end of the first millennium, the city of Krakow (Cracow), located today in southern Poland, served as the seat of the Piast Dynasty and eventually as the capital of the Polish Kingdom until the early 17th century. After the third partition of Poland in 1795, Krakow became the seat of Galicia province in the A...

  • French Provinces of the "Ancien Régime" Period

    Introduction Ce projet regroupe les anciennes provinces de France. Le classement par province n'a jamais été précis sous l'Ancien Régime. Certaines régions avaient des bordures très discutables. Nous fournissons ici une structure quelque peu simplifié dans le but d'aider les généalogistes intéressés à attribue...

  • Michigan

    The Great Lake State, The Wolverine State, The Mitten State, Water, Winter Wonderland are a few nicknames for the '''State of Michigan'''. State Motto: If you seek a pleasant peninsula, look about you. State Rock: Petoskey State Bird: Robin State Mammals: Wolverine and the Whitetail Deer State Tree: Eastern White Pine''' When you ask a Lower Peninsula "Michigander" where we are from, do n...

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  • Imigrantes Italianos ao Brasil / Italian immigrants to Brazil

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

  • Jewish families from Heřmanův Městec, Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Heřmanův Městec in Bohemia, Czech Republic. People mentioned in the article on Heřmanův Městec in Hugo Gold's Die Juden und Judengemeinden Böhmens in Vergangenheit und Gegenwart. Salomon Pfogt- 1685 Jüdenbürgermeister/ Mayor of Jews Simon Zacharias- Ge...

  • 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 Brno (Brünn), Moravia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to list representatives of all of the Jewish families from the Moravian town of Brno (Brünn) in the Czech Republic. BRNO (Ger. Bruenn), capital of Moravia, Czech Republic. A community was established there in the first half of the 13th century by Jews invited by the margrave of Moravia. A charter granted in 1254 guaranteed protection to Jewish lives and property, fre...

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

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

  • OVS- SA families

    Oranje-Vrystaat Die Oranje-Vrystaat (Nederlands: Oranje-Vrijstaat) was een van die onafhanklike Boererepublieke. Die Oranje-Vrystaat was een van die provinsies van die Republiek van Suid-Afrika. Dit bestaan vandag steeds as 'n provinsie van Suid-Afrika met die verkorte naam Vrystaat. Die Oranje-Vrystaat (OVS) was ‘n onafhanklike staat in Suidelike-Afrika gedurende die tweede helfte v...

  • 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...

  • Lorraine (province), France

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

  • 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...

  • The Albany Academy

    Albany Academy=The Albany Academy is an independent college preparatory day school for boys in Albany, New York, USA, enrolling students from Preschool (age 3) to Grade 12. It was established in 1813 by a charter signed by Mayor Philip Schuyler Van Rensselaer and the city council of Albany. In July 2007, the administrative teams of The Albany Academy and Albany Academy for Girls merged into The...

  • Île-de-France (province), France

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

  • 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 o...

  • American politicians

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

  • 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...

  • Svenska Apotek 1500-1900

    Apotek i Sverige 1500-1900 "Först på slutet af 1500-talet började apotek att anläggas i Sverige. De förste apotekarna voro i allmänhet tyskar och anlitades äfven såsom läkare. Mäster Lukas antogs af Gustaf I omkring 1552 att hålla apotek inom den kongl. borgen, endast för hofvet. Efter honom fick Anton Buseniu...

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  • 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 —...

  • 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...

  • Québec, Québec, Canada

    Aperçu Overview La ville de Québec ( carte ) fait partie de l' agglomération de Québec de la Communauté métropolitaine de Québec , région de la Capitale-Nationale . Toponymie Toponymy « » : Indiquez les lieux dans Geni How to Input Locations in Geni Standard Location Names for Québec, Canada ... n...

  • Czech (Bohemian) American Jews

    Bohemian and Czech Jews in American History Miloslav Rechcígl, Jr. Jews have lived on the territory of the historic Czech Lands for some 1,000 years. They have played an important role in the social, economic and cultural development of the country since the times of the Duchy and the subsequent Kingdom of Bohemia, through the establishment of independent Czechoslovakia, and the Succ...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • Occupations portal

    Portal to Geni Projects dedicated to "occupations." no profiles please - add profiles to the projects listed below instead Please consider creating occupation sub-portal projects to group together allied occupations. A-Z Index of Geni Projects Last updated 18 May 2015 Abracadabra.... (magicians and illusionists) Apothecaries Architects Art Collectors Artists: Painters Astr...

  • Legal Professionals

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

  • Normandie (province), France

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

  • Robeson County, North Carolina, USA 1787 - 1900

    Robeson County is a county in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of 2010 it had a population of 134,168. Since then, it has been one of the 10% of United States counties that were majority-minority; its combined population of American Indian, African American and Latino residents comprise over 68% of the total. Native Americans make up 38% of the population. Robeson County was formed in 178...

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  • 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...

  • Global Family Reunion

    Join Geni at the Global Family Reunion on June 6 in New York. Click here to get 25% off Global Family Reunion tickets! 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 famil...

  • The Jewish Community of Berlin, Germany

    Berlin is the largest city and capital of Germany. The history of Jews in Berlin can be traced all the way back to the 13th century. Jews first arrived in Berlin at some point in the 13th century. Prior to this period, German Jews had lived primarily in southern Germany, in communities along the Rhine. But in the 13th century, the Jews began to migrate to the cities of the north, to escape th...

  • Jewish families from Dueren, Germany

    DÜREN is a town near Aachen, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Jews from Dueren are mentioned in 13th-century records. In 1238 Anselm of Dueren and his wife, Jutta, acquired some property in the Jewish quarter of Cologne. In 1241 the Jews of Dueren paid ten marks imperial tax. Judah of Dueren was involved in a famous controversy over a marriage mentioned in a responsum of Meir b. Bar...

  • South African Progenitors - Stamvaders

    This is the 'umbrella' Progenitor Project that every South African male Progenitor (Stamvaders) [abbreviation SV/PROG] should be added to first. See list of countries in alphabetical order below for projects for particular countries or people! See South African Progenitors - Matriarchs/Stammoeders for female Progenitors (Stammoeders) ... and definitions of Stam Moeders/Progenitors/Matri...

  • Engineer

    engineer is a professional practitioner of engineering, concerned with applying scientific knowledge, mathematics, and ingenuity to develop solutions for technical, societal and commercial problems. Engineers design materials, structures, and systems while considering the limitations imposed by practicality, regulation, safety, and cost. The word engineer is derived from the Latin words ingenia...

  • Environmentalists

    Environmentalists support the goals of the environmental movement, "a political and ethical movement that seeks to improve and protect the quality of the natural environment through changes to environmentally harmful human activities". Environmentalists engaged in or believes in the philosophy of environmentalism. External Links Environmental History Timeline 12 Environmentalists You Sh...

  • Notable climbers and mountaineers

    List of climbers and mountaineers== climbing== climbing==

  • Dachau

    Dachau concentration camp was the first Nazi concentration camp opened in Germany, located on the grounds of an abandoned munitions factory near the medieval town of Dachau, about 16 km (9.9 mi) northwest of Munich in the state of Bavaria, which is located in southern Germany. Opened 22 March 1933 (51 days after Hitler took power), it was the first regular concentration camp established by th...

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  • Jewish Families from Mikulov (Nikolsburg), Moravia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to list representatives of all of the Jewish families from the Moravian town of Mikulov (Nikolsburg) in the Czech Republic. Genealogists working with Nikolsburg records online will find helpful the JewishGen.org list of names from the old Nikolsburg Jewish Cemetery. It's a good idea also to review the Geni project overview page "Jewish Communities in Bohemia and Moravia" ...

  • Famous First

    Famous First This fun fact project is a collection of famous first profiles, Who was the first person to ...? and are you related ? Feel free to add profiles that are not listed yet. Famous Firsts of the 1500s Ivan IV (the Terrible) 1547 --- 1st Tsar of Russia. Queen Mary I (Bloody Mary) 1553 --- 1st reigning queen of England. Sofinisba Anguissola 1559 --- 1st woman artist to gain...

  • Eestlased Rootsis / Estonians in Sweden

    Siia projekti soovime Geni'st kokku koguda tuntumaid eestlased Rootsis läbi kõigi ajajärkude. Gotlandile jõudnud sõjapõgenikud 1939-1945 ja

  • Eesti foto

    Kasulik teave: Eesti fotograafid - Elulooline andmebaas (1844-1944)

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • Yale University

    Yale University Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States. Incorporated as the "Collegiate School," the institution traces its roots to 17th-century clergymen who sought to establish a college...

  • Pioneers of Canada - Quebec

    Pioneers of Canada - Quebec Pictured right: Victor Begin was the only French Canadian officer serving in the NorthWest Mounted Police. and he had been with them for 15 years. If you would like to know a bit more, please consult the Skagway Historical Society which has posted a brief biography of Joseph Victor Begin. History: From New France to Confederation French colonization started w...

  • Pennsylvania State University

    State University=The Pennsylvania State University (commonly referred to as Penn State or PSU) is a public, state-related research university with campuses and facilities throughout Pennsylvania. Founded in 1855, the university has a stated threefold mission of teaching, research, and public service. Its instructional mission includes undergraduate, graduate, professional and continuing educati...

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

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Teplice (Teplitz) in Bohemia, Czech Republic. See for a history of the ill-fated "New Synagogue." See for the renewal of the Jewish Community of Teplice. See See See - Official website for the Jewish Community of Teplice

  • Catholic Clergy in Québec

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

  • United States House of Representatives from Delaware

    List of United States House of Representatives from Delaware=

  • Tallinna Metsakalmistu

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

  • Eesti teadlased

    Siia projekti soovime Genist kokku koguda tuntumaid teadlasi, akadeemikuid ja teadustööde ning avastustega seotud Eestimaa isikuid läbi kõigi ajajärkude.

  • Eesti kirjanikud ja luuletajad

    Siia projekti soovime Genist kokku koguda tuntud Eesti kirjanikke, tõlkijaid ja luuletajaid (sealhulgas ka laulusõnade autoreid) läbi kõigi ajajärkude. Abivahendid isikute (avalikud, Genis) otsimisel:

  • Anjou

    Cliquer ici pour le projet d'Anjou, la province de l'Ancien Régime .

  • Notable New Zealanders

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

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  • Svenska apotekare

    Projektets syfte är att samla kunskaper om apotekare och apotekares villkor genom tiderna i Sverige. Med "Sverige" menas här de områden som varit under svenskt inflytande. Dvs bland annat under lång tid även nuvarande Finland, delar av Baltikum, och under tider även delar av norra Tyskland. Från början rekryterades utbildade apotekare fr&#...

  • Tallinna Rahumäe kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Tallinna Rahumäe kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Asukoht kaardil: Rahumäe kalmistu , Rahumäe, Nõmme, Tallinn, Eesti Rahumäe kalmistu kontaktandmed Maetu otsing Haudi a...

  • Eesti ajakirjanikud

    Siia projekti soovime Genist kokku koguda tuntud Eesti ajakirjanikke (sealhulgas ka TV, raadio ning Internetiportaalide ajakirjanikke) läbi kõigi ajajärkude. Abivahendid isikute (avalikud, Genis) otsimisel: Eesti ajakirjanduse ajalugu

  • Vallarta Family of the Philippines

    Thank you for your interest. Documentation of individual families and gathering of information about the Vallarta families in the Philippines is currently ongoing. If you are a Vallarta, please join the Vallarta Family group on Facebook: [ ]. Geographical Distribution Luzon Vallarta families in Luzon originated from Nueva Ecija, most of which are still residing in the municipalities of ...

  • Eesti arstid

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

  • 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...

  • Rabivere Polli- Jaani järglased.

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

  • Baie-Saint-Paul, Québec, Canada

    Aperçu Overview Baie-Saint-Paul ( carte ) Toponymie Toponymy « Baie Saint-Paul » : Autre forme « Baie St. Paul » : Autre forme. Indiquez les lieux dans Geni How to Input Locations in Geni Standard Location Names for Québec, Canada ... 1631 et avant : Place Name = City = (future Baie-Saint-Paul) County = [laissez vide keep ...

  • WW1 Roll of Honour - New Zealand

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

  • World War One: Armed Forces - New Zealand

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

  • The Jewish community of Eisenstadt

    Eisenstadt (Hungarian: Kismarton), is a city in Austria, the state capital of Burgenland . The Jewish community of Eisenstadt was one of the oldest in Hungary. Its town charter of 1373 noted that Jews lived both within and outside the city walls. However, there is evidence that Jews had arrived in this area with the Roman Legions, well over 1,000 years before. In 1622, Eisenstadt came under t...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Les Éboulements, Québec, Canada

    Aperçu Overview ( carte ) Toponymie Toponymy « L’Assomption de la Sainte-Vierge » : Fondée en 1855. Devient « Les Éboulements » en 1956. « Saint-Joseph-de-la-Rive » : Fondée en 1931. Annexion avec Les Éboulements en 2001. Geni Tip : Pour « L’Assomption de la Sainte-Vierge », ut...

  • Petite-Rivière-Saint-François, Québec, Canada

    Aperçu Overview Petite-Rivière-Saint-François ( carte map ) Toponymie Toponymy Indiquez les lieux dans Geni How to Input Locations in Geni Standard Location Names for Québec, Canada ... 1602 et avant : Place Name = City = (future Petite-Rivière) County = [laissez vide keep blank ] State/Province = Québec Country = Canada ...

  • 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...

  • The New Zealand Wars

    The New Zealand Wars, sometimes called the Land Wars and also once called the Māori Wars, were a series of armed conflicts that took place in New Zealand between 1845 and 1872. The wars were fought over a number of issues, the most prominent concerning Māori land being sold to the settler population.The Māori King Movement (also known as the Kingitanga Movement) began resis...

  • World War One - Casualties

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

  • British Writers - Women

    British Writers - Women This project is a place to gather together profiles of British born women writers of all genres. Those with bold links have profiles on Geni. Links that are not bold are to other sources. How to add a link is explained in the attached document - Adding links to Geni profiles in projects. Referrences and Sources A Kia Abdullah (b.1982) British novelist, ...

  • 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...

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

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

  • 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...

  • Riga Ghetto גטו ריגה

    The Riga Ghetto was a small area in Maskavas Forštate, neighborhood of Riga, Latvia, designated by the Nazis where Jews from Latvia, and later from Germany, were forced to live during World War II. On October 25, 1941, the Nazis relocated all Jews from Riga and the vicinity to the ghetto while the non-Jewish inhabitants were evicted. Most of the Latvian Jews (about 24,000) were killed ...

  • Familie/Family Marais

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

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  • World War II

    World War II , or the Second World War (often abbreviated as WWII or WW2 ), was a global war that was under way by 1939 and ended in 1945. It involved a vast majority of the world's nations—including all of the great powers—eventually forming two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis. It was the most widespread war in history, with more than 100 million people servi...

  • Croix de Guerre Recipients

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

  • Distinguished Service Order Recipients

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

  • World War One: Armed Forces - England

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

  • World War One: United Kingdom & Ireland exercise HQ

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

  • Hrvatski portal / Geni Croatia

    Hrvatski Portal / Croatia Portal Pogledajte Zene predsjednice drzava Važni linkovi / Important links Kako koristiti Geni -video Kako koristiti projekte / How to work with projects Hrvatske crkvene knjige dostupne preko Interneta - pogledajte / Croatian church books available on the Internet Croatia Church Books 1516-1949 Popis Katoličkih Biskupija,Nadbiskupija i �...

  • Children of the Holocaust

    This project is in memory of the 1.5 million precious innocent young souls martyred in the Shoah. Children of the Holocaust Kindertransport 1938 - 1940 Biographies and Stories Memorial to Children of the Holocaust Anne Frank Nazis’ Aryan ‘Poster Child’ Was Actually Jewish Photo of the Little Girl in Red Coat

  • Schloss Hartheim Euthanasia Center

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

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

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

  • Jewish Families from Prague

    This project seeks to reconstruct the Jewish population of Prague in the late 18th and 19th centuries. In the public tree on Geni, it is possible to link up all of the major Prague families. You can find a list of Prague Jewish surnames from Alexander Beider's work . You will notice that many of them are rather uncommon today, but very distinctive for Prague, such as the possessive patro- and...

  • Austro-Hungarian Jews

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

  • Wars of the Three Kingdoms (1639-1651)

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

  • New College, Oxford University

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

  • Israeli Heads of State and State Authorities

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

  • Israel Prizes - פרסי ישראל

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

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