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  • Mormon Pioneers 1856

    1856 This project is a sub project of the Mormon Pioneers (1847-1868) Master Project This page covers the Mormon Pioneers of 1856 only. Finding Aids Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah Chronological Company List Pioneer Index Search How to Participate Please collaborate on a specific year's (1847-1868) project page. If you have an ancestor who was a Mormon pioneer consult the lin...

  • 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...

  • Frontier Scouts and Guides

    "The West owes much to those hardy men who, usually from mere love of adventure, wandered alone or in small companies across the wilderness, ever in advance of the settlements and the troops, exploring the unknown, tracing nameless rivers, uncovering hidden water holes in the grim desert, penetrating to every nook and corner of the Great Plains and the mountains beyond, discovering the haunts o...

  • Daughters of the American Revolution - Patriots

    A project for DAR members to meet each other, and for non-members to find ancestors that enable them to join. Use the related projects below to help focus your DAR research goals. Geni Project - DAR Patriots Geni Project - DAR Descendants Geni Project - DAR Daughters "The Daughters of the American Revolution is a charitable organization that requires members be women over 18 able to...

  • 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...

  • Neely Family - 1895 - Fairye Medora Neely

    FAIRYE MADORA NEELY January 30, 1895 June 20, 1934 39 years old By Roy “Buddy” Neely Jr. Fairye was the sixth child of Will and Ulah Neely, the second born in Texas after the family had moved to Ellis County from Blount County, Alabama in late 1892. At the time of her birth, Will was a tenant farmer in the vicinity of Maypearl, a dozen or so miles west of the Ellis County seat of ...

  • 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) Apothecaries Architects Art Collectors Artists: Painters ...

  • 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...

  • Saddle and Harness Maker

    harness saddle is an element of horse harness which supports the weight of shafts or poles attaching a vehicle to a horse. Like other types of saddle, it lies on the horse's back directly behind the withers, often has an internal supportive framework, often called a saddle tree, and usually is secured on either side by a girth passing beneath the horse. Unlike riding saddles, it is an integral ...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Mayflower, 1620

    The Geni profiles included are of the passengers of the ship Mayflower, arrived at Provincetown Harbor, Plymouth Colony in what is now Massachusetts, United States, on 11 November 1620. For more information about Geni Projects, see the Geni Wiki Projects Page . If you would like to contribute to this page, please contact the Project Manager or one of the Project Collaborators. Click here for ...

  • Chinese literati (Ancient and Early Medieval)

    Knechtges, David R. and Chang, Taiping, eds. Ancient and Early Medieval Chinese Literature , A Reference Guide. Leiden: Brill, 2014 contains excellent biographies of literary figures up to the Sui Dynasty. During the early medieval period, or the Six Dynasties (Wei, Jin, Song, Qi, Liang, Chen), almost all literati (men of letter) came from the "high families," which could be called aristocr...

  • Silk Weavers

    Silk Weavers=Silk weaving is often found in census returns as the occupation of an ancestor. The object of this project is to give some background to the industry. Please link any silk weavers that you come across in your research to this project, and share information on the subject with others.===To participate in any project=== - you do need to first be a collaborator - so please join the pr...

  • Fur Trappers and Mountain Men

    The North American fur trade began as early as the 1530s and was a central part of the early history of contact between Europeans and the native peoples of what is now the United States and Canada. In 1578 there were 350 European fishing vessels at Newfoundland. Sailors began to trade metal implements (particularly knives) for the natives' well-worn pelts. The first pelts in demand were beave...

  • 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...

  • Photographer

    A photographer: (the Greek φῶς (phos), meaning "light", and γραφή (graphê), meaning "drawing, writing", together meaning "drawing with light") is a person who takes photographs. The definitions of amateur and professional, in the context of photography, are not entirely categorical. A professional photographer is likely to take ph...

  • 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,...

  • 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...

  • Victims of the Nazi Holocaust - קרבנות הנאצים בשואה

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

  • Theresienstadt Ghetto

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

  • MORRISON Family

    Research into the MORRISON branch of the family tree.

  • R1b-M269 (Y-DNA)

    R1b is the most common Y-haplogroup in Western Europe , the most common group defined by the SNP M269 . It consists of more than 50 subclades, and further SNP testing is necessary to determine which of these one belongs to. A Deep Clade test at Family Tree DNA is recommended. Subclades R - R-M207/UTY2 * R1b1a2 - R-M269 <==== This project * R1b1a2a1a1 - L11/S127 * R1b1a2a1a1a3,...

  • Old West Teamsters and Freighters

    OLD WEST SUPPLY WAGONS The “Mule Trains” and “Bull Trains” moved freight east and west long before there were paved highways and eighteen wheelers. When you study the old west you hear about the people who set up the cattle ranches, saloons, barber shops, livery stables, hotels, and mines. You read stories about the lawmen, outlaws, doctors, school teachers, prea...

  • SmartCopy

    Tool for copying genealogical data into Geni. SmartCopy is a Google Chrome browser extension that allows advanced Geni users to copy information and profiles from various sources into Geni. It provides quick access to research links and HistoryLink tools. Download SmartCopy Supported Sites MyHeritage Data ( SuperSearch, Smart Matches, Record Matches ). MyHeritage Genealogies Billi...

  • CAMERON Family

    Research into the CAMERON branch of the family tree.

  • FLANNIGAN Family

    Research into the FLANNIGAN branch of the family tree.

  • FLANNIGAN Family

    Research into the FLANNIGAN branch of the family tree.

  • WOODS Family

    Research into the WOODS branch of the family tree.

  • WALES Family

    Research into the WALES branch of the family tree.

  • LANE Family

    Research into the LANE branch of the family tree.

  • GILLESPIE Family

    Research into the GILLESPIE branch of the family tree.

  • LAVERY Family

    Research into the LAVERY branch of the family tree.

  • CROZIER Family

    Research into the CROZIER branch of the family tree.

  • Indiana Infantry (USA), US Civil War Project

    Indiana Infantry Regiments This is an umbrella project for all of the Indiana Infantry Regiments. See the Related Projects for details. Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

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

    This project is used to relate all units from Indiana who served in the Union Army. Indiana in the American Civil War on Wikipedia See also on the Internet: Civil War - Indiana : Indiana's role in the Civil War, including a Soldier Search and Indiana Regimental Histories. Civil War Regiment Recruitments by Indiana Counties : Placement of recruitment of Indiana's Civil War regiments an...

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  • TOBIN Family

    Research into the TOBIN branch of the family tree.

  • RHICARD Family

    Research into the RHICARD branch of the family tree.

  • FORSYTH Family

    research into the FORSYTH branch of the family tree

  • GOODFELLOW Family

    Research into the GOODFELLOW branch of the family tree.

  • GRAHAM Family

    Research into the GRAHAM branch of the family tree.

  • HOLMES Family

    Research into the HOLMES branch of the family tree.

  • TOMNEY Family

    Research into the TOMNEY branch of the family tree.

  • Wood Family of Georgia

    Description: Family project for the Wood clans, and other related families originating in (Washington County), Georgia, USA. Share your family history and tree with other relatives or could be relatives. The Different Wood Branches Links and References

  • CALDER Family

    Research into the CALDER branch of the family tree.

  • RODGER Family

    Research into thr RODGER branch of the family tree.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Hatte R. Blejer

    Trained in history (Medieval, religious, and Islamic), linguistics (historical and Semitic/Arabic), and computer science, I work in Natural Language Processing and related areas. My projects reflect the warp and weave of my life, of my two very disparate heritages from my mother and my father's side. On my mother's side: Great Migration (1620 -1640) from the British Isles, the first wave of 1...

  • Mckees of Virginia, Kentucky & Indiana

    Note: While using ANY genealogical website or program...please be informed that ANY possible family connections are NOT valid until they can be verified with documentation. Scope of Project is To build a single, validated and documented shared family tree the goals being: 1) to create on Geni an accurate representation of the genealogical information 2) to clean up duplicates and ensure...

  • HORTON Family

    Research into the HORTON branch of the family tree.

  • British Politicians

    Umbrella Project for the Politicians of Great Britain. Pictured right: Benjamin Disraeli Please also add profiles to the apporpriate sub-project(s) associated with this umbrella project. Projects under this umbrella: 16th Century Members of Parliament 17th Century Members of Parliament 18th Century Members of Parliament Century Members of Parliament 20th Century Members of Parli...

  • War of 1812

    War of 1812 Project around those who fought in the American-Anglo War of 1812 . This project is on History Link If you add a profile and know any specific battles they served in, please feel free to create a project for that battle and link it to this page under the 'add a related project' section to the right. ----- General description from wikipedia: "The War of 1812 was a m...

  • TATHAM Family

    Research into TATHAM branch of the family tree.

  • Umbrella Project:: Lineage Society of America

    This is umbrella project for information about lineage societies. Lineage Society of America [ ]"Our goal is bring Main Street America into the fascinating world of family history research. We provide robust genealogy tools, a caring community of fellowship, and a pathway to authenticate, preserve and honor your unique family ancestors by the successful admission into lineage societies.”...

  • 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...

  • Imigrantes portugueses dos Açores ao Brasil

    A Imigração Açoriana no Brasil foi estimulada pelo interesse de Portugal em povoar o território do Brasil colônia, alternativa empregada para impedir a exploração das novas terras portuguesas por outras nacionalidades. A vinda de imigrantes açorianos stá muito ligada à imigração de portugueses no Brasil. Ap&#x...

  • Mahanubhavulu

    This project is to list people who bought fame to Telugu speaking areas in the universe. Kings Poets/ Writers Politicians of repute Sports persons Artists/ Artisans Scientists/ Researchers/ Historians Business persons Social workers

  • 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...

  • Chester Castle, Cheshire, England

    Chester Castle, Cheshire, England= Chester Castle is in the city of Chester, Cheshire, England. It is sited at the southwest extremity of the area bounded by the city walls. The castle stands on an eminence overlooking the River Dee. In the castle complex are the remaining parts of the medieval castle together with the neoclassical buildings designed by Thomas Harrison which were built between ...

  • 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...

  • Jewish Families MACK and RAUH of Küps and Altenkunstadt, Upper Franconia, Bavaria

    This project seeks to trace and connect descendants of Wolf of Küps (ca. 1696- ca.1770). The two main ancestors are Wolf’s sons, Moses and Jakob (known by the Yiddish diminutive, Koppel). When required by the German government in 1813 to adopt a family name, Moses evidently chose the acronym Moses aus Küps, which became MACK (the “C” was added later). Jakob/Ko...

  • Jews of Ohio

    This is an umbrella project for all projects related to Jews from Ohio . Subprojects: Jews of Cleveland and Jews of Cincinnati . Jewish settlement in Ohio paralleled the opening of new lands to the west of the Allegheny and Appalachian Mountains, the development of canals, roads, and later, railroads. The first documented Jewish settler in Ohio was an English watchmaker named Joseph Jonas ,...

  • 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...

  • Dick Family

    "The Dick Family was evidently among the early Scotch immigrants to North Ireland where they became known as Scotch-Irish. The clan was large and because they used the first names in common use among all the Scotch-Irish, in each family generation, the task of tracing them is tremendous. They were a hardy, industrious farming people and were God-fearing and righteous - were members of the Unite...

  • Imigrantes Portugueses do Concelho de Horta ao Brasil / Portuguese immigrants of Concelho of Horta to Brazil

    Este é um subprojeto relacionado ao Projeto Maior Brasil: Imigrantes Portugueses ao Brasil / Portuguese immigrants to Brazil Aqui estão relacionados os imigrante portugueses que vieram ao Brasil do Concelho de HORTA . Ana Inácia de Jesus (Praia do Almoxarife, Horta, Faial, Açores, Portugal, c. 1760 - Brasil, ?) casada com Francisco Inácio de Medeiros. ...

  • Imigrantes Portugueses ao Brasil / Portuguese immigrants to Brazil

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

  • Notable People

    A collection of the Celebrity or Famed people, "Good" or "Evil" on Geni. Scroll through the 800+ profiles of prominent figures with bio's attached on the right side of the page under "Profiles". ' News Media Anderson Cooper Ted Turner Cokie Roberts Christiane Amanpour Julian Assange Movie Industry Jack Warner

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  • 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 ...

  • Beeston Castle, Cheshire, England

    Beeston Castle, Cheshire, England=The striking ruins of this 13th century castle stand on a 500 foot high cliff of red sandstone, providing excellent views of the surrounding countryside. The site was first used as a fortress in the Bronze Age, and traces remain of that early hill fort. The castle was begun in 1226 by Ranulf, Earl of Chester (1170-1232), in a quite peculiar (for England) Sarace...

  • Historic Berkshire

    Historic Berkshire This project is a collection of Historic or Political profiles combined with a history of this one of the oldest English Counties, Royal Berkshire . See also Main Page Castles Highclere Castle Donnington Castle Windsor Castle Battles Battle of Englefield Battle of Ashdown 1st Battle of Reading 4 January 871 First Battle of Newbury (at Wash Common) ...

  • Jewish Exogamy

    The goal of this project is to pinpoint profiles on Geni where the "Jewish" tree intersects with others . (N.B. "Jewish exogamy" is the politically correct variant of "intermarriage.") Profiles must be set to "public." Collaborators, please feel free to update, adding resource links, images, documents -- and inviting more collaborators. And let's use "discussions" to share personal stories,...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, La.

    State University (officially Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College, often referred to as LSU) is a public coeducational university located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.[7] The University was founded in 1853 in what is now known as Pineville, Louisiana, under the name Louisiana State Seminary of Learning & Military Academy. The current LSU main campus was dedicated in 1...

  • Tulane University

    Tulane University of Louisiana is a private, nonsectarian research university located in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. Founded as a public medical college in 1834, the school grew into a comprehensive university in 1847 and was eventually privatized under the endowments of Paul Tulane and Josephine Louise Newcomb in 1884. Tulane is a member of the Association of American Universities...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • United States House of Representatives from Louisiana

    Members of the US House of Representatives from Louisiana

  • 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 ...

  • Eestlased Saksamaal / Estonians in Germany

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

  • 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...

  • "So You're on a Stamp?!"

    Portraits on Stamps~Briefmarken~Postzegels~Timbres-poste EN: People that were/are on stamps for various countries FR: Personnalités figurant sur un timbre-poste, (For French stamps See dedicated Project ). DE: Bekannte Leute auf Briefmarken NL: Profielen met een afbeelding op postzegels in diverse landen Musicians on stamps This subject has fascinated me for years. How do...

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  • Namesakes

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

  • War of the Austrian Succession (1740-1748)

    en.wikipedia.org - War of the Austrian Succession The War of the Austrian Succession (1740–48) – including King George's War in North America, the War of Jenkins' Ear, and two of the three Silesian wars – involved most of the powers of Europe over the question of Maria Theresa's succession to the realms of the House of Habsburg. The war began under the pretext that Ma...

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  • American Revolution: Yorktown campaign (January - October 1781)

    American Revolution: Yorktown campaign (January - October 1781) Result Decisive Franco-American victory The Yorktown or Virginia campaign was a series of military maneuvers and battles during the American Revolutionary War that culminated in the decisive Siege of Yorktown in October 1781. The result of the campaign was the surrender of the British Army force of General Charles, Earl Cor...

  • Order of Nova Scotia

    Official Site Wikipedia

  • Order of Ontario

    The Order of Ontario is the most prestigious official honour in the Canadian province of Ontario. Instituted in 1986 by Lieutenant Governor Lincoln Alexander, on the advice of the Cabinet under Premier David Peterson, the civilian order is administered by the Lieutenant Governor-in-Council and is intended to honour current or former Ontario residents for conspicuous achievements in any field. ...

  • Order of Canada

    Order of Canada Zhe Order of Canada (French: Ordre du Canada) is a Canadian national order, admission into which is, within the system of orders, decorations, and medals of Canada, the second highest honour for merit. It comes second only to membership in the Order of Merit, which is within the personal gift of Canada's monarch. To coincide with the centennial of Canadian Confederation, t...

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  • Members of the Canadian House of Commons from Ontario

    This is the sub-project for all Canadians with a district in Ontario, who have or currently hold the position of MP (Member of Parliament) in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. All members of this sub-project should be added to the master project as well.

  • Members of the Canadian House of Commons

    This is the master project for all Canadians, who have or currently hold the position of MP (Member of Parliament) in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. All members of the sub-projects should be added to this project as well. Here are the links to the sub-projects for each province: Alberta British Columbia Manitoba New Brunswick Newfoundland and Labrador

  • Privy Council of Canada

    The Queen's Privy Council for Canada (QPC) (French: Conseil privé de la Reine pour le Canada (CPR) ), sometimes called Her Majesty's Privy Council for Canada or simply the Privy Council in Canada, is the full group of personal consultants to the monarch of Canada on state and constitutional affairs, though responsible government requires the sovereign or her viceroy—the Governor G...

  • 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)...

  • American Ministers (post-Colonial)

    Minister (Christianity) In Christian churches, a minister is someone who is authorized by a church or religious organization to perform functions such as teaching of beliefs; leading services such as weddings, baptisms or funerals; or otherwise providing spiritual guidance to the community. The term is taken from Latin minister "servant, attendant", which itself was derived from minus "less...

  • Blacksmiths

    A blacksmith is a metalsmith who creates objects from wrought iron or steel by forging the metal, using tools to hammer, bend, and cut. Please add your ancestors to this project. Profiles must be set to public. This is an international project. Resources How to temper steel English Wikipedia Worshipful Company of Blacksmiths List of famous blacksmiths History of blacksmithing ...

  • Continental Navy 1775 - 1785

    This project is intended for all of those that served in the United States Continental Navy. The Continental Navy was the navy of the United States during the American Revolutionary War, and was formed in 1775. Through the efforts of the Continental Navy's patron, John Adams, and vigorous Congressional support in the face of stiff opposition, the fleet cumulatively became relatively substanti...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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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