Genealogy Projects on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Ambachten & Beroepen

    —WORK-in-PROGRESS—&—COLLEGAE WELKOM—2013-sep-09-ma-03:15+GMT-autumn~time—jM-Vu-JS-PdB—Werk-mee-corrigeer-vul-aan, dus: WELKOM! Want dat kan-&-mag iedere geni-gebruik-st-er, mits met aandacht en zin. Bijv. via profiel-e/o-document-link of met attendering via discussie-bijdrage, hier of op het Portaal voor Nederlandstaligen . Wilt u direct toevoegen, dan ...

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  • 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. ...

  • Leer-krachten in de familie

    Leer-krachten in de familie en dan denken we aan onderwijzers kleuterjuffen lectores amanuenses practikum-assistenten professoren concierges docenten leraaaren - pssst. vooral de hele raaare, zoals bij ons mijnheer SLOOT-HAAAAK of voor wiskunde, mijnheer KLOOTS —2015-feb-24-di-16:26+GMT-winter-TIME-x—jMVu—

  • Korp! Sakala (Eesti)

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

  • Eestlased Ühendriikides / Estonians in USA

    Siia projekti soovime Genist kokku koguda tuntumad eestlased Ameerika Ühendriikides läbi kõigi ajajärkude.

  • Booksellers

    Bookselling is the commercial trading of books, the retail and distribution end of the publishing process. People who engage in bookselling are called booksellers or bookmen. The founding of libraries in 300 BC stimulated the energies of the Athenian booksellers. In Rome, toward the end of the republic, it became the fashion to have a library, and Roman booksellers carried on a flourishing trad...

  • 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...

  • 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 16 July 2015 A Abracadabra.... (magicians and illusionists) Accountants and Bookkeepers Apothecaries Architects Art Co...

  • 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...

  • het BRUYNZEEL-familie-bedrijf

    Bruijnzeel vonden hun laatste rustplaats in NEDERLAND BRON: www.online-begraafplaatsen.nl Abraham BRUIJNZEEL ‧ 1891-1973 ‧ Adriaan Cornelis BRUIJNZEEL ‧ 1927-2004 ‧ Adriana BRUIJNZEEL ‧ 1883-1974 ‧ Cornelis BRUIJNZEEL ‧ 1896-1993 ‧ Cornelis BRUIJNZEEL ‧ 1932-2002 ‧ Elena BRUIJNZEEL ‧ 1869-1953 ‧...

  • HAMILTON Family

    Research into the HAMILTON branch of the family tree.

  • RODGER Family

    Research into the RODGER branch of the family tree.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Global Family Reunion

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

  • Justin Swanstrom

    historian, genealogist, volunteer curator, writer, editor, small business adviser Caelum non animum mutant qui trans mare currunt - They change the sky, not their soul, who run across the sea. (Horace) About My Projects I have a lifelong interest in the ways stories shape and re-shape the identities of people and groups. The stories we tell about our ancestors, and our own reactions to th...

  • Fake Titles

    After the medieval era, the exclusive right to confer nobility, titles, knighthoods and membership in Europe's state-recognized orders of chivalry was reserved to sovereigns. The International Commission for Orders of Chivalry (ICOC) maintains a list of which organizations they consider to be genuine chivalric orders. The ICOC also maintains a set of principles to evaluate whether a chivalric...

  • Missionaries

    Feel free to request to collaborate and bring your family missionary profiles along. Profiles must be set to public. The word "mission" originates from 1598 when the Jesuits sent members abroad, derived from the Latin missionem (nom. missio), meaning "act of sending" or mittere, meaning "to send". The word was used in light of its biblical usage; In the Latin translation of the Bible, Christ ...

  • Lampertheim Displaced Persons Camp

    The purpose of this project is to collect all of the profiles of displaced persons or Holocaust Survivors who were residents of the Lampertheim Displaced Persons Camp. This camp was located in Lampertheim , Germany.

  • Landsberg Concentration Camp

    The purpose of this project is to keep track of all of the people who were interred at the Landsberg Concentration Camp, which was located in Landsberg am Lech , Germany.

  • Landsberg Displaced Persons Camp

    [ Landsberg Concentration Camp and displaced person camp==The Landsberg camp began as a Nazi concentration camp. By October 1944, there were more than 5,000 prisoners in the camp.The camp was liberated on April 27, 1945 by the 12th Armored Division of the United States Army. Upon orders from General Taylor, the American forces allowed news media to record the atrocities, and ordered local Germa...

  • BAILLIE Family

    Research into the BAILLIE branch of the family tree.

  • Famous First

    Famous First There always is a very first for everything. This fun fact project is a collection of famous first profiles, Who was the first person to? The aim of this project is to create a collection of all those people who were the first. Feel free to add profiles that are not listed yet. Famous Firsts up to 1199 Late 800s Alfred the Great - First King of England 1141 (disputed)...

  • Metaphysics - Enlightenment

    Metaphysics is a branch of philosophy that deals with the nature of consciousness and existence. In popular usage the word refers loosely to a number of non-traditional belief systems and spiritual practices. This project includes key metaphysical wirters and teachers of the Englightenment. Key Figures Marie Anne Lenormand (1772-1843), French fortune-teller Franz Mesmer (1734-1815), G...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • HOWIESON Family

    Research into the HOWIESON branch of the family tree.

  • 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 ...

  • Finlands jägare - Suomen jääkärit

    Bakgrund Jägarrörelsen uppkom spontant efter att Ryssland kungjorde 1914 sitt senaste förryskningsprogram som skulle mer eller mindre ämna att radera den finska identiteten. Ändamålet var att förbereda en framtida separering från Ryska riket. 1895 stycken jägare påbörjade skolningen i Tyskland. Jägarna del...

  • United States Coast Guard

    United States Coast Guard (USCG) is a branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the country's seven uniformed services. The Coast Guard is a maritime, military, multi-mission service unique among the U.S. military branches for having a maritime law enforcement mission (with jurisdiction in both domestic and international waters) and a federal regulatory agency mission as part of its m...

  • K. Indersdorf Displaced Persons Camp

    The purpose of this project is to keep track of all of the profiles of displaced persons or Holocaust Survivors who were residents of the K. Indersdorf Displaced Persons Camp. This camp was located in Markt Indersdorf , Germany.

  • GOODFELLOW Family

    Research into the GOODFELLOW branch of the family tree.

  • WATSON Family

    Research into the WATSON branch of the family tree.

  • Jewish Families of Frankfurt am Main, Germany

    This project concerns the 625 Jewish families identified in Alexander Dietz 's Stammbuch der Frankfurter Juden (1907). Many gravestones from the Frankfurt Jewish cemeteries are available online at Steinheim Institut . Also available online is Ele Toldot (These are the Generations) , a collection of transcriptions of genealogical records of the Jewish community of Frankfurt am Main, made by th...

  • 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...

  • Accountants and Bookkeepers

    The history of accounting is thousands of years old and can be traced to ancient civilizations. The early development of accounting dates back to ancient Mesopotamia, and is closely related to developments in writing, counting and money; there is also evidence for early forms of bookkeeping in ancient Iran, and early auditing systems by the ancient Egyptians and Babylonians. By the time of the ...

  • D4m8 Alang Mat Shah & Teh Rafeah

    Projek pencarian keturunan Alang Mat Shah dan Teh Rafeah(Moyang Kecik)

  • 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...

  • DNA Primer - A portal for genetic genealogy

    Genetic genealogy is a hot topic, but many people are put off by the learning curve. This is a place to get answers to your questions. This project is sponsored by Geni's curators to provide a very brief introduction to the complex field of genetic genealogy. There are three sub-projects: yDNA Haplogroups for paternal tests mtDNA Haplogroups for maternal tests DNA Testing for more i...

  • Knights Templar

    For naming conventions, see Medieval Kingdoms of Western Europe . At their peak, the Order of the Knights Templar (sometimes known as Temple Knights) had around 20,000 members. The legends surrounding their exploits may or may not be real (see below) but the men certainly were. This project is being created to give recognition to our ancestors, considered to be among the bravest of knights, K...

  • Cowboys

    A cowboy is an animal herder who tends cattle on ranches in North America, traditionally on horseback, and often performs a multitude of other ranch-related tasks. The historic American cowboy of the late 19th century arose from the vaquero traditions of northern Mexico and became a figure of special significance and legend. A subtype, called a wrangler , specifically tends the horses used to w...

  • Geni's Global Plaza

    Welcome to Geni's Global Plaza pick your table and read through this special menu full of Global ingredients from all over the Big Geni World Tree Bon Apetit! Connecting to the Big Tree The goal of Geni is to create a single, accurate family tree that connects all members, with no duplicates. project manager: Erica Isabel Howton

  • Displaced Persons Camp

    A displaced persons camp or DP camp is a temporary facility for displaced persons coerced into forced migration. The term is mainly used for camps established after World War II in West Germany and in Austria, as well as in the United Kingdom, primarily for refugees from Eastern Europe and for the former inmates of the Nazi German concentration camps. Even two years after the end of World War I...

  • Nazi concentration camps

    This will be the master project or portal for Concentration Camps. . Liberation . The camps were liberated by the Allied and Soviet forces between 1944 and 1945. The first major camp, Majdanek, was discovered by the advancing Soviets on July 23, 1944. Auschwitz was liberated, also by the Soviets, on January 27, 1945; Buchenwald by the Americans on April 11; Bergen-Belsen by the ...

  • Jewish Community of the Philippines

    Philippine Jewish Heritage Jews in the Philippines? Moment Magazine---great read! Comparative Zionisms: Singapore and Manila Jews in the Philippines Manila Jewish Community Rob Schneider , Entertainer "Saturday Night Live . Jewish Community in the Philippines Tracing the Tribe / Blog Manila: The Jewish Presence Tracing the Tribe / Blog

  • 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.

  • Fictional Genealogy

    Many invented and fictional people have been inserted into genealogical collections, generally as part of an attempt to fill in the blanks, but also to connect cultures and justify claims to an ancient history. Profiles for invented and fictional people often become battleground among genealogists. Purpose This project collects and identifies people for whom no...

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

    The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame established in 1986 and located in Cleveland, Ohio, United States, is dedicated to recording the history of some of the best-known and most influential musicians, bands, producers, and others that have in some major way influenced the music industry, particularly in the area of rock and roll. Originally, there were four categories of induction: performers, non-per...

  • Notable American Jews

    American Jews , also known as Jewish Americans , are American citizens of the Jewish faith or Jewish ethnicity. The Jewish community in the United States is composed predominantly of Ashkenazi Jews who emigrated from Central and Eastern Europe, and their U.S.-born descendants. A minority from all Jewish ethnic divisions are also represented, including Sephardi Jews, Mizrahi Jews, and a number o...

  • Sachsenhausen-Oranienburg

    Sachsenhausen or Sachsenhausen-Oranienburg was a Nazi concentration camp in Oranienburg, Germany, used primarily for political prisoners from 1936 to the end of the Third Reich in May, 1945. After World War II, when Oranienburg was in the Soviet Occupation Zone, the structure was used as an NKVD special camp until 1950 (See NKVD special camp Nr. 7). The remaining buildings and grounds are now...

  • Majdanek Concentration Camp - מחנה ההשמדה מאידאנק

    Majdanek Concentration Camp was a German Nazi concentration camp on the outskirts of Lublin, Poland, established during the German Nazi occupation of Poland. The camp operated from October 1, 1941 until July 22, 1944, when it was captured nearly intact by the advancing Soviet Red Army. Although conceived as a forced labor camp and not as an extermination camp, over 79,000 people died there (59,...

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  • Auschwitz Concentration Camp - מחנה ההשמדה אושוויץ

    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...

  • Coalition for the Standardization of Geni Naming Conventions

    This group aims to concisely define a set a rules that everyone in this project can abide by. Rules 1. Use ordinary case. Do not enter surnames in all uppercase Here is the place to change your personal settings so that your Birth Surnames shows in CAPS even when entered in ordinary case . Try & get the name as close to the original name as possible, taking into account the dialect and ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Pioneering American Women

    As the first Europeans landed and began their westward push, women were placed on the edge of hardship and danger. They took care of their families, and defended them. Limited in their legal rights and accepted customs of society at the time, women mostly honored their husbands demands and spent their time cooking meals, tending to children, watering the horses and taking care of the househol...

  • World War II - American

    World War ll - American Many of our family members, from around the world, had served in this massive campaign. Whether they had served in Europe, Africa, Asia or the Pacific, they are all a part of history. The purpose of this group is to bring them all together in one place. Sources: Fields of Honor - Database - In this database, personal memorial pages can be found for the larg...

  • Boxers

    "Boxing is a martial art and combat sport in which two people throw punches at each other, usually with gloved hands. Historically, the goals have been to weaken and knock down the opponent."Amateur boxing is both an Olympic and Commonwealth sport and is a common fixture in most international games—it also has its own World Championships. Boxing is supervised by a referee over a series o...

  • 16th Century British Politicians

    16th Century British Politicians Pictured right is Thomas Savage, 1st Viscount Savage of Rocksavage It would be helpful if anyone adding profiles to this project could please also add them to the alphabetical list below: A B C James Colyer D E Gyles Estcourt F Charles Foxe G Ralph Gifford Roger Gifford MP Pysician to Queen Elizabeth Hon John Grey MP

  • Frankfurt-Zeilsheim Displaced Persons Camp

    The purpose of this project is to collect all of the profiles of displaced persons or Holocaust Survivors who were residents of the Frankfurt-Zeilsheim Displaced Persons Camp. This camp was located in the Zeilsheim district of Frankfurt , Germany.Zeilsheim became famous for its camp created by the Allies to hold Displaced Persons and exiles after World War II, and in 1946 it was visited by Zion...

  • Heidenheim Displaced Persons Camp

    The purpose of this project is to track all of the displaced persons or Holocaust Survivors who were residents of the Heidenheim Displaced Persons Camp. This camp was located in Heidenheim , Germany.Heidenheim played an important part also in the textile industry. Flax grown in the Eastern Swabian Alb was used to manufacture linen. The business grew into an industry at the dawn of the 19th cent...

  • Gabersee Displaced Persons Camp

    The purpose of this project is to collect all of the names of displaced persons or Holocaust Survivors who were residents of the Gabersee Displaced Persons Camp. This camp was located in Gabersee , a borough of the town Wasserburg am Inn , Germany.

  • Fürth Displaced Persons Camp

    The purpose of this project is to collect all of the profiles of displaced persons or Holocaust Survivors who were residents of the Fürth Displaced Persons Camp. This camp was also called Finkenschlag and was located in Fürth , Germany.After the end of the Second World War, a Displaced persons camp for Jewish Holocaust survivors was established in Fürth (Finkenschlag). In 1...

  • Heilbronn Displaced Persons Camp

    The purpose of this project is to collect all of the profiles of displaced persons or Holocaust Survivors who were residents of the Heilbronn Displaced Persons Camp. This camp was located in Heilbronn , Germany.

  • Hersbruck Displaced Persons Camp

    The purpose of this project is to keep track of all of the profiles of the displaced persons or Holocaust Survivors who were residents of the Hersbruck Displaced Persons Camp. This camp was located in Hersbruck , Germany.During the Nazi Regime, Hersbruck was a subsidiary camp of Flossenbürg concentration camp . The camp had about 10,000 prisoners, about 4,000 of them died in Hersbruck.Af...

  • Visterud i Östra Ämtervik

    Projektet följer de familjer som finns i Visterud i de tidigaste tillgängliga kyrkoböckerna (med start 1774).

  • Historic Buildings of Cheshire, England

    Historic Buildings of Cheshire, England See Historic Buildings of Britain and Ireland - Main Page Image right - Arley Hall, Northwich 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 Cheshire, with links to sub-projects for sp...

  • Holocaust Survivors ניצולי השואה

    For us, forgetting was never an option. Remembering is a noble and necessary act. The call of memory, the call to memory, reaches us from the very dawn of history. No commandment figures so frequently, so insistently, in the Bible. It is incumbent upon us to remember the good we have received, and the evil we have suffered. Elie Wiesel ---------------...

  • Eestlased Kanadas / Estonians in Canada

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

  • Bostock House & Bostock Hall, Cheshire, England

    Bostock House & Bostock Hall, Cheshire, England=The manor of Bostock became the seat of a family who were tenants of the Vernon family, although there are no accuraterecords from the 11th and 12th centuries. This family then took the name of their home styling themselves as ‘de Bostock’.The exact location of the early settlement is not known, but the original Bostock Hall is situa...

  • 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:

  • 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

  • Simuna kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Simuna kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Maetu otsing Haudi andmebaasis Simuna kalmistu koduleht Kõikide Väike-Maarja kalmistute koduleht ------------------------------------------------...

  • 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,...

  • The Powhatan Tribe, Chief Powhatan and Pocahontas

    The Powhatan Tribe, Chief Powhatan and Pocahontas This project is to help sort out all of the family members of this family line. There has been much debate as to who the real Pocahontas was, this project it to help find those answers for family members. Due to the fact that many of the family line associated with this family have nothing more then oral histories to go on, this project will t...

  • Bergen-Belsen - DP Camp

    Bergen-Belsen DP camp was a displaced persons (DP) camp for refugees after World War II, in Lower Saxony in northwestern Germany, southwest of the town of Bergen near Celle, stablished in July 1945 in a former German army camp near the concentration camp Bergen-Belsen. After liberating the concentration camp on April 15, l945, the British burned the camp barracks as a health precaution. Thoug...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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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  • 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...

  • Clan Irwin

    The way you spell the name (over 270 ways to date) matters little! It is more important that the same Scottish Clan has existed for more than ten centuries and continues today; historic in its contribution to the nation of Scotland; central to the Scottish “Plantation of Ireland”; and impressive in the importation of culture and strength to the American colonies by the Scots and...

  • Order of the Bath

    The Order of the Bath The Order of the Bath is mainly awarded to officers of the Armed Services, as well as to a small number of civil servants. Numbers may be increased in times of war or in the event of any military or civil action or service which merits 'peculiar honour or reward'. In 1971 women were admitted to the Order for the first time. The Order now consists of the Sovereign (...

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  • The Order of St Michael and St George

    The Order of St. Michael and St. George The Order of St Michael and St George is awarded to men and women of high office, or who render extraordinary or important non-military service in a foreign country. It can also be conferred for important or loyal service in relation to foreign and Commonwealth affairs. Instituted in 1818 by the Prince Regent (later George IV), the Order of St Micha...

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • World War One: Armed Forces - Canada

    World War One: Armed Forces - Canada=The British declaration of war automatically brought Canada into the war, because of Canada's legal status as a British dominion which left foreign policy decisions in the hands of the UK parliament.Please link any GENi profiles of Canadian Servicemen to this project. From Canada: 418,035 served of a total 628,964 in arms.On August 5, 1914, the Governor Gene...

  • 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...

  • Korean War

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

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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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  • Cabinetmakers

    Includes Furniture Makers Before the advent of industrial design, cabinet makers were responsible for the conception and the production of any piece of furniture. In the last half of the 18th century, cabinet makers, such as Thomas Sheraton, Thomas Chippendale, Shaver and Wormley Bros. Cabinet Constructors, and George Hepplewhite, also published books of furniture forms. These books were comp...

  • Eesti baptismi ajalugu

    Siia projekti koondame võimalikult palju isikuid, kes on olnud Eesti baptismi ajaloo alguse juures või siis seotud Eesti Evangeelsete Kristlaste ja Baptistide Liidu edasise tegevusega. Ajaloolised andmed pärinevad raamatutest: "Eesti Baptismi koguduste ajaloost. Album 25. Juubeli aasta mälestuseks" Tallinn 1911 ja "50 aastat apostlite radadel. Jooni baptisti kogudu...

  • Raasiku (Harju -Jaani) kalmistud

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Raasiku (Harju -Jaani) kalmistud" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Raasiku Vana Kalmistu Kultuurimälestise Riikliku Registri registrikanne vt. registrist ka kaasnevaid fotosid. Asukoht kaardil: Raasiku uus kalm...

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