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  • 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...

  • Leslie Ann

    About me: Wife, mother, grandmother, domestic engineer, and serious genealogy and family history addict. About my projects: When I first discovered Geni projects I was excited. A gathering place for ancestors with the same background, occupation, or talent,etc. A place where you can learn who else shared the same journey or tragedy as your ancestor. You can even discover that someone else...

  • Schippers in Noord-Oost Nederland in vorige eeuwen

    In eerste instantie het inventariseren van de eigenaren van binnenvaartschepen, en diegenen met beroep schipper, in vorige eeuwen in de provincies Groningen, Friesland, Drenthe en Overijssel. Overgenomen uit een pagina op de website (genealogische homepage van John de Goede SCHIPPERSINDEX VERSIE 25-1-2006 Voor details zie de hoofd-database Hoogeveen/Zuidwolde —A— Hermann...

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  • 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...

  • Emmaste kalmistu

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

  • Jewish Communities of Burgenland

    BURGENLAND is one of the federal states of Austria, on the Hungarian border. Located in Burgenland were the "Seven Communities" ( Sheva Kehillot or Sieben Gemeinden ), noted for their outstanding yeshivot and eminent rabbis: Eisenstadt (Hung. Kismarton; Heb. א״ש) Mattersburg/ Mattersdorf (Hung. Nagymarton) Deutschkreutz (Hung. Sopronkeresztúr, Németk...

  • 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...

  • Black Hawk War 1865-1872

    The United States Vs The Ute , Paluite , Navajo and Apache The Black Hawk War , or Black Hawk's War, from 1865 to 1872, is the name of the estimated 150 military engagement between Mormon settlers in the Four Corners region and members of the Ute, Paiute, Apache and Navajo tribes, led by a local Ute chief, Antonga Black Hawk. The conflict resulted in the abandonment of some settlements 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...

  • POLSON Family

    Research into the POLSON branch of the family tree.

  • CALDER Family

    Research into the CALDER branch of the family tree.

  • 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...

  • Salty Dogs, Captains, and Mariners

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

  • Cambridge University Alumni

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

  • Gray's Inn

    The Honourable Society of Gray's Inn, commonly known as Gray's Inn, is one of the four Inns of Court (professional associations for barristers and judges) in London. To be called to the Bar and practise as a barrister in England and Wales, an individual must belong to one of these Inns. Located at the intersection of High Holborn and Gray's Inn Road in Central London, the Inn is both a profes...

  • Jewish families from Načeradec (Natscheradetz), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the village of Načeradec (Natscheradetz) in Benešov District in the Central Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic.

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • USA Portal

    About the United States Portal The United States portal is created in order to facilitate those researching ancestors or relatives in the United States or elsewhere in the world but with American roots. We encourage everyone with links in the United States to communicate and explore a common ancestry. In this portal you will find sources and discussions that will help you with your resear...

  • Laiusevälja kalmistu (Mõisaküla kalmistu)

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Laiusevälja kalmistu (Mõisaküla kalmistu)" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Mõisaküla kalmistu on kalmistu Jõgevamaal Jõgeva vallas Laiusevälja külas. Kalmi...

  • Visterud i Östra Ämtervik

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

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Elizabeth and Dorcas, 1634

    No passenger list has been found for 1634 Elizabeth Dorcas. But from excerpts we know that Edward Bosworth and his family were aboard. From the Diary of Samuel Sewall (Vol. 3, page 396): Edward Bosworth, the Father, being ready to dye ask’d to be carried upon Deck, that he might see Canaan. When he had seen the Land he resigned his Soul and dyed: was carried ashoar and buried a...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Higginson Fleet, 1629

    The fourteenth trip of the Mayflower was part of the Higginson Fleet, leaving England Apr 24, 1629 for the Massachusetts Bay with MasterWilliam Pierce. Six ships: George Bonaventure , Lyon , Lyon's Whelp , Four Sisters , Mayflower (14) , Pilgrim (4) “Now in this year1629, a great company of people (The Higginson Fleet) of good rank, zeal, means and quality have made a great stock, an...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Handmaid, 1630

    Arrival of the Handmaid , 29 Oct. 1630 After twelve weeks at sea, the Handmaid docked at Plymouth on 29 Oct. 1630 with about 60 passengers. [1] They were the last group from Leiden. [2] The brethren described these arrivals as the "weakest and poorest", which may account for why none of their names were preserved. This was the last of the Pilgrim ships, although a few more brethren strayed ...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Phillip, 1635

    bring your ancestor profiles on over. Must be set to "public." The Phillip sailed from Gravesend to Virginia June 1635 under Master Richard Morgan "20 June 1635" Theis under-written names are to be transported to Virginea embarqued in the Phillip Richard Morgan Mr the Men have been examined by the Minister of the towne of Gravesend of their conformities to the orders & discipline of the...

  • 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...

  • PENDREIGH Family

    Research into the PENDREIGH branch of the family tree.

  • ANDERSON Family

    Research into the ANDERSON branch of the family tree.

  • Os indígenas e a miscigenação étnica do Brasil / The indigenous and ethnic miscegenation in Brazil

    A formação do povo brasileiro como hoje o conhecemos tem início com o processo de colonização portuguesa nas primeiras décadas do século XVI. A miscigenação foi sempre um traço decisivo, se apresentando desde os primeiros contatos entre os portugueses e os indígenas nativos das terras brasileiras, assim como se observa...

  • RODGER Family

    Research into the RODGER branch of the family tree.

  • Umbrella Project:: Veteran Affairs

    This project is an umbrella project for information pertaining to veterans connected to all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces; The Confederacy.

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Unity, 1635

    from The Unity left Weymouth, England Sept 12, 1635 with her Master, John Taylor, arriving in Massachusetts Bay. Buck, William, his wife and family Cattell, Robert, and his family Corbin, Hugh, and his family Davies, Richard, and his family Ellwood, William, his wife and family Hollman, Arther (sic), and his family Looke, Robert, his wife and family Tailor, Nicholas, and h...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Blessing, 1635

    The Blessing, June 1635 From June 1635. Theis under written names are to be transported to New England imbarqued in the Blessing Jo: Lecester Mr the p'rties having brought Cert. from the minister and Justices of their conformitie being no Subsedy men, tooke ye oaths of Alleg: and Supremacie: Willm Cope 26 (usually spelled "Copp") Richard Cope 24 (usually spelled "Copp") Thomas Kin...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Sparrow, 1622

    from May, 1622 The Sparrow, at Maine from England, sent passengers in a boat to Plymouth, New England. Fishing vessel, Master Rogers. A boat arrived at the Plymouth Plantation from the Sparrow (fishing vessel at Maine, hired and sent out by Thomas Weston and John Beauchamp, salter of London, for their personal profit) with 7 men passengers sent by Weston to work for him in New England. Th...

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  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Diligent, 1638

    Passenger List of the Diligent 1638 Ipswich, Suffolk England to Boston Harbor Source: The Planters of the Commonwealth Charles E. Banks, published by Houghton Mifflin Co. (1930), pages 191-194. DILIGENT, of Ipswich, John Martin, Master. She sailed from Ipswich, Suffolk, in June and arrived August 10 at Boston, with about one hundred passengers, principally from Hingham, Norfolk, destined ...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Swift, 1630

    Planters of the Commonwealth: 1620-1640; Charles E.Banks, Boston,Mass,1930 SHIPS AND PASSENGERS: Winthrop's Fleet: 1630........pages 91-92 (LAST one for 1630) SWIFT, Stephen Reeks,master, 70 tons. Sailed from Bristol in April for Saco and Casco Bay ( Maine) with passengers and freight. It's POSSIBLE that the following emigrants came in her: --George Cleeves of Shrewsbury, vinter....to C...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Hector, 1637 & 1638

    Hector , England to Massachussets 1637 From Ship Passenger Lists by Carl Boyer referencing a previous work by Isabel MacBeath Calder entitled Passengers on the Hector, 1637-38, The New Haven Colony pp. 29-31. The following is the passenger list for the vessel Hector, which brought the passengers accompanying John Davenport and Theophilus Eaton to Connecticut in 1637. There is another ship c...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Elizabeth, 1634 & 1635

    THE GREAT MIGRATION: SHIPS TO NEW ENGLAND 1633-35 It an amazing story of Providence and the skill of English seamen that dozens of Atlantic ocean passages were made in little wooden ships bringing our Puritan ancestors to America almost without mishap in the 1630's; the unhappy exception being the harrowing story of the Angel Gabriel , 1635, which met a terrible storm and cast up on the coast...

  • Karjaküla kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Karjaküla kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Kalmistu kaart Maetu otsing Haudi andmebaasis Karjaküla kalmistu Billiongravesi andmebaasis --------------------------------------------------...

  • Ancient Planters of the Colony of Virginia

    The term "Ancient Planter" is applied to those persons who arrived in Virginia before 1616, remained for a period of three years, and paid their passage. They received the first patents of land in the new world as authorized by Sir Thomas Dale in 1618 for their personal adventure. Sub-projects Jordan Family Reynolds Family Primary source Wikipedia: Additional useful sites ...

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  • Jewish Families of Bečov nad Teplou

    Bečov nad Teplou, Czech Republic 50°05' N 12°49' E 73 mi W of Praha Bečov nad Teplou [Cz], Petschau [Ger], Bečov n.T. Bečov nad Teplou Czechoslovakia Bečov nad Teplou Bohemia Czechoslovakia Petschau Bohemia Austrian Empire BECOV NAD TEPLOU: Karlovy Vary, Bohemia PDF Print E-mail town website. The Jewish cemetery dates from 1662. A syn...

  • Ontario, Canada

    This project is for people associated with the province of Ontario, Canada . If you have a brickwall in your research on a profile that is associated with Ontario , please start a discussion on it. Sources available for researching Ontario people: The following sources are not intended to be an all-inclusive list, but a starting point for research. Civil Registration of births, marriage...

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  • International German Portal

    in progress, but not closed yet or ever... and bring your friendly -not-german speaking, but with origines in germany-europe with you. any invitation if serious is to be honoured here, so don't stay alone! QUELLEN - not sorted yet, but it's a start ! ... FamilySeach'i German sources German archives

  • Eesti vabadusvõitlejad

    Nagu veepiisas peitub meri, nii on ka inimeses rahvas. Rahvast, kes kannab ajaloo tarkust, ei saa lõpuni petta. Ühel varem, teisel hiljem toimub ärkamine. Kurja ja hävingut kehastavad jõud tuntakse ära ja siis teevad selle maa mehepojad seda, mis nad tegema peavad. Võitlevad! Kui keegi püüab tõestada, et eesti meeste v�...

  • Kommunismi mustad kuriteod (Eestis)

    Siia võiksid kuuluda need, kes on olnud represseeritud vene võimude poolt, aga ka need, kes on represseeritutega (vangi langenud, küüditatud vm vene võimu poolt ahistatud) lähedased, sugulased, hõimlased, naabrid, tuttavad, sõbrad jt represseeritute ja küüditatutega seotud inimesed. Paragrahv 58 ehk § 58 oli 1926. ...

  • EDEL & NOBLE

    —2013-jun-26-11:18—jMVu— meewerken & aanvullen -vooral met levensjaartallen- STRAKS welkom, NU alvast alleen profiel- e/o document-linking en discussie-bijdragen P.S. This project started at a period that my experience with geni was stil rather POOR, but nowadays I hope everyone can find several different pages with documentation about NOBLE - EDEL - ADEL, NOT only from E...

  • Tallinna Pärnamäe kalmistu

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

  • Portal für Deutsch sprachige. Germany.

    Project "Portal für Deutsch sprachige.Germany" is an "umbrella" project where almost all German projects on Geni can be found. It is easiest to write in English to this project such as people all over the world can understand the text. Some profiles of german people will also be added to this project. Projects on Geni Nota BENE : newest above please ! Or would it be better to prese...

  • 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...

  • Farmers 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...

  • State of Idaho

    Idaho (aɪdəhoʊ/) is a state in the northwestern region of the United States. Idaho is the 14th largest, the 39th most populous, and the 7th least densely populated of the 50 United States. The state's largest city and capital is Boise. Residents are called "Idahoans". Idaho was admitted to the Union on July 3, 1890, as the 43rd state.Idaho's nickname is the "Gem State", bec...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Mary & John, 1630

    The Mary & John left Plymouth, England March 20, 1630 with her unknown Master, arriving in Nantasket Point, now Dorchester, Mass., at the entrance of Boston Harbor on March 20, 1630, two weeks before the Winthrop Fleet arrived. These families and passengers were recruited by the Reverend John White of Dorchester, Dorset. Nearly all of the Mary and John 1630 passengers came from the West Count...

  • Archive of the Inquisition

    For information relating specifically to the Spanish Inquisition, please see Spanish Inquisition . The Archive of the Inquisition (or more fully the Archive of the Inquisition and Index ), officially referred to as the Archive of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (abbreviated to ACDF for Archivio Congregatio pro Doctrina Fidei ) in the Vatican, contains the Catholic Church's ...

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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&#...

  • 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...

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

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

  • Vietnam War

    The Vietnam War was a Cold War-era military conflict that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955[A 1] to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975. This war followed the First Indochina War and was fought between North Vietnam, supported by its communist allies, and the government of South Vietnam, supported by the United States and other anti-communist nations.[26] The Viet C...

  • Colonial American Doctors

    Please add the profiles of the chirugeons, physicans, midwives, apothecaries and bonesetters who were our earliest doctors. Collaborators, feel free to update the page and add resource materials. Please note: 40% of the physicians in the early colonies were women. Midwives at this time were considered doctors. 18th Century American Medicine From In 18th Century England, there were thr...

  • State of Connecticut Cemetery Project

    Please check American Cemetery Project for instructions.

  • 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...

  • State of Connecticut with Counties Project

    This project is for those from Connecticut.Instructions. If the the community is not list you can create it.If you do not know where in the State the person is from.Please place him in project any way.(Name of City,Town,Etc),(Name of County),(Name of State)

  • Broodryk Family

    Surname: Originally " Brodrück ," but could also include variants such as "Brodtrück", "Brodtrückin", "Brodtreuck", "Brodrik", "Broodrijk", "Brodreich". In South Africa the surname was changed during the 1st generation to " Broodryk ". According to the "Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope" the records show the following;- Brotrick (Jan Christoff el) ; of Swa...

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

    Aim is to...... Profiles with added 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...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • International War and Military projects Portal

    About this portal ( umbrella project) This International portal will list all war and military related projects on Geni. Minor wars and battles ,rebel and Guerilla wars can be added to this list too. If you come across a related project please add to this list. General war and military related projects: (not country specific) Military awards and decorations. Memori...

  • Imigrantes Portugueses ao Brasil de Concelhos Desconhecidos

    Este é um subprojeto relacionado ao Projeto Maior Brasil: Imigrantes Portugueses ao Brasil / Portuguese immigrants to Brazil Aqui estão relacionados perfis de imigrante portugueses ao Brasil que ainda não se tem certeza da origem. Eles deverão ser deslocados para o sub projeto de seus Concelhos de origem, tão logo se tenha certeza do evento. André...

  • Artists of Fine Art

    Fine Art: Definition & Meaning The term "fine art" refers to an art form practised mainly for its aesthetic value and its beauty ("art for art's sake") rather than its functional value. Fine art is rooted in drawing and design-based works such as painting, printmaking, and sculpture. It is often contrasted with "applied art" and "crafts" which are both traditionally seen as utilitarian activi...

  • 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...

  • 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. ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Geni's Project Concept Plaza

    Welcome fellow Geni’s to this Project Concept Plaza pick your table and read through this special menu full of Project Concept ingredients from project makers all over the Big Geni World Tree. Bon Apetit! For table reservations please contact the project manager (for Project makers ONLY!) : Dimitri Gazan

  • Darien Scheme

    The Darien Scheme was an unsuccessful attempt by the Kingdom of Scotland to become a world trading nation by establishing a colony called "Caledonia" on the Isthmus of Panama on the Gulf of Darién in the late 1690s. The aim was for the colony to have an overland route that connected the Pacific and Atlantic oceans. From the beginning the undertaking was beset by poor planning and provisi...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • Scots in the West Indies, 1707-1857

    Scotland has had direct social and economic links with the West Indies for nearly 400 years. Settlement started in 1626 when James Hay, the Earl of Carlisle, was appointed Proprietor of Barbados, an event which led to a number of Scots making their way to the island. (For a list of Scottish emigrants to Barbados, see Barbados and Scotland, Links 1627-1877, by David Dobson.) Later Scottish trans...

  • Battle of Wyoming (Pennsylvania) (1778)

    The Battle of Wyoming (also known as the Wyoming Massacre) was an encounter during the American Revolutionary War between American Patriots and Loyalists accompanied by Iroquois raiders that took place in the Wyoming Valley of Pennsylvania on July 3, 1778. More than three hundred Patriots were killed in the battle. After the battle, settlers claimed that the Iroquois raiders had hunted and ki...

  • Eesti sõjaväelased

    Siia projekti soovime Genist kokku koguda tuntumaid Eesti sõjaväelasi läbi kõigi ajajärkude. Sõjaväelased Eesti VR kavalerid II Maailmasõja ohvrid Eestlastest kavaleride elulood I Maailmasõjas Ohvitseride andmekogu Eesti Vabariigi kaadriohvitseride saatus 1938-1996. Vello Salo (Okupatsioonide Repressiivpoliitika Uurimi...

  • U.S.A. Indigenous peoples Portal

    This portal is meant to be a jumping off place for all Nations, Tribes, Clans. When finished it will contain no profiles but it will contain the links and documents that will help you name historic individuals. In the related projects you will find projects of specific groups. Since there are so many Indigenous peoples that will fit under this portal, it is Important that we remember that eac...

  • American Cemetery Project

    This is an Umbrella Project for Cemeteries in America by State. This Project does not replace Find A Grave Internet Site or Geni.Com Project. It is to create a cross reference between Find A Grave Geni.Com Project. In my own studies.I have found many family members in one Cemetery,so I created a project for that Cemetery.I think linked that person to Find A Grave project then linked the cemeter...

  • Native American Activist

    Native American Activist Please add profiles here of activists that are of Native American origin. Lest we forget those who stand for right and justice, may they be honoured. Activists Leonard Peltier (born September 12, 1944) is a Native American activist and member of the American Indian Movement (AIM). In 1977 he was convicted and sentenced to two consecutive terms of life imprisonme...

  • Baghdadi Trade Diaspora: Jews in Shanghai

    Under construction from From the Rivers of Babylon to the Whangpoo: A Century of Sephardi Jewish Life in Shanghai From Baghdad to Shanghai One of the most interesting chapters in Shanghai's history was the growth of a vibrant Jewish community, exiles who found refuge in the city from hardship, war and persecution. Baghdadi Jews came to Shanghai via India and first settled in the forei...

  • Baghdadi Trade Diaspora: Jews in Hong Kong

    'The project is under construction from Wikipedia: History of the Jews in Hong Kong 1800s-1960s: origins Jews first arrived in Hong Kong when the territory was ceded to Great Britain by China in 1842. The Jews transferred their offices from neighboring Canton to Hong Kong and helped to develop this new port. The Hong Kong Jewish Community was first established in 1857. The first s...

  • 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 ...

  • BAILLIE Family

    Research into the BAILLIE ' branch of the family tree.

  • Deutsche Promi Geburtstage

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

  • 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...

  • US Senate Elections, 2016

    Please add to this project the Geni profiles of those running for Senator. Use discussions to identify profiles that need a curator to make into a public Master Profile.Up for election: 34 of the 100 seats in the U.S. Senate.From Wikipedia >Elections for the United States Senate will be held on November 8, 2016, with 34 of the 100 seats in the United States Senate being contested in regular ele...

  • Israeli all Knesset members חברי כל כנסות ישראל

    The Knesset (Hebrew: ‎הכנסת‎ ; lit. the gathering or assembly; Arabic: الكنيست‎) is the unicameral legislature of Israel, located in Givat Ram, Jerusalem. Role in Israeli Government The legislative branch of the Israeli government, the Knesset enacts laws, elects the president and prime ...

  • Obitelj Žagar (Säger, Sägar, Xagar, Žagar)

    RODOSLOVLJE OBITELJI ŽAGAR (Säger, Sägar, Xagar, Žagar) Ovo je projekt o povijesti, podrjetlu i rodoslovlju obitelji prezimena Žagar (Säger, Sägar, Xagar, Žagar), precima braće Eduarda i Danila Žagara i njihovim potomcima. Rodonačelnik obitelji Žagar je Antun Žagar (1821. -1897) je rođen i pori...

  • GOODFELLOW Family

    Research into the GOODFELLOW branch of the family tree.

  • HAMILTON Family

    Research into the HAMILTON branch of the family tree.

  • Irish Portal

    About the Irish Portal Portal for people who are interested in Irish genealogy. The aim of this portal is to make this a very useful tool for research, and a place to meet other people tracing their Irish ancestors What can you do here? Ask questions. Collaborate on your research. Share knowledge you have gained as you've done your own research in a specific area. Start your own r...

  • Trumpeldor Cemetery, the "Old Cemetery" of Tel Aviv - Yaffo. בית העלמין טרומפלדור בתל-אביב

    Trumpeldor cemetery often referred to as the Old Cemetery, is a historic cemetery located in downtown Tel Aviv , Israel. The cemetery covers 10.6 acres, and contains approximately 5,000 graves. בית העלמין טרומפלדור הוא השם �...

  • 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 ...

  • 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)...

  • 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 ...

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