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  • Rhythm and Blues Singers and Groups

    Rhythm and Blues (R&B) singers and groups since 1965 and 1970, many of which started in the United States. Wikipedia We have to give props to the musicians that made all this possible! Standing in the Shadows of Motown -- The Funk Brothers , Motown -- The Funk Brothers -- Film Documentary Soundtrack. In 1959, Berry Gordy gathered the best musicians from Detroit's thriving jazz and blues s...

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  • Jewish Families from Třebsko, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Třebsko, Bohemia, Czech Republic. The books on the jewish community of Třebsko contains also data on people who lived in neighbour small villages arrondv. For example: Vysoká The first cemetary the jews were barried was Kamenná or Kamena: There are several places named Kamenná in Boh...

  • World War One: Armed Forces - England

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

  • World War One: Armed Forces - India

    The Indian Army during World War I contributed a large number of divisions and independent brigades to the European, Mediterranean and the Middle East theatres of war in World War I. Over one million Indian troops served overseas, of whom 62,000 died and another 67,000 were wounded. In total at least 74,187 Indian soldiers died during the war. Please link GENi profiles of Indian servicemen ...

  • Google Doodle

    Profiles of people who have had their birthday (or other event) honored by a Google Doodle. There is a full list by year at the Google Doodles home page . Bold names have Geni Profiles and have been tagged. NOTE: A limited number of interested project collaborators will be accepted to update the project page. The goal of this project is to keep the project page updated, to 'tag' the profiles,...

  • 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,...

  • All About Portis Family

    This project is to share information pertaining to Portis family. ----------------------------------------------------------------- =Charlotte Wright= Has done genealogical research on the Portis family for more than 50 years.Continues to help many people who are connected to the Portis family.In particular, she has assisted African-Americans by providing information that connects their ancesto...

  • American musicians

    For musicians of all nationalities, please see Entertainment industry people . American musicians are people from the United States who perform or compose music as a profession. The music of the United States reflects the country's multi-ethnic population through a diverse array of styles. Among the country's most internationally-renowned genres are hip hop, blues, country, rhythm and blues...

  • Geographers and Cartographers

    Geographers and Cartographers Geographers ...are scholars whose area of study is geography, the study of Earth's natural environment and human society. Geographers study how the natural environment contributes to the human society and how the human society affects the natural environment Sir John Barrow was a fellow of the Royal Society, was also a member of the Raleigh Club, a forerunn...

  • Worshipful Company of Skinners

    The Worshipful Company of Skinners (known as The Skinners' Company) is one of the Livery Companies of the City of London. It was originally an association of those engaged in the trade of skins and furs. From History of the Fur Trade ===The emergence of the London Skinners===The success of London merchants, using the River Thames for importing raw skins and exporting dressed and manufactured fu...

  • Chief Rabbinical Judges (Av Beit Din)

    Jewish communities throughout the world have had a court system separate from that of the surrounding non-Jewish communty called a "beit din". This three-member panel of judges is headed by the "Av Beit Din" (ABD). The project here seeks to compile a list of historical and contemporary chief judges. Beit Din & Judges From Bible to Modern Times Chief Rabbis of Jerusalem 1525-1565 ר...

  • 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...

  • Gårdshistorikk: Uttakleiv, Vestvågøy, Nordland, Norge

    Kilde Kilde Buksnes Bygdebok av Ola Berg , Bind II, 2. Opplag ( ) _____________________________________________________ Buksnes GÅRDSNR. 9 Ballstad og GÅRDSNR.10 Ballstadøy GÅRDSNR. 20 Bolle GÅRDSNR. 16 Buksnes GÅRDSNR. 31 Bø GÅRDSNR. 37 Farstad GÅRDSNR. 23 Flæsa GÅRDSNR. 15 Gjerstad GÅRDSN...

  • Slave Uprisings in Black History (US)

    Early Black History to the Civil War Slave Uprisings in Black History Slave Rebellion The struggle's of Black People (the New Afrikan Nation) in North Amerika: Black People's History and How the United States of America won its Independence from Britain (and the British empire). THE COLONIAL PERIOD "In America our people revolted often. Some of us successfully reached Spanish Flor...

  • 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 of...

  • Union College

    College=Union College is a private, non-denominational liberal arts college located in Schenectady, New York, United States. Founded in 1795, it was the first institution of higher learning chartered by the New York State Board of Regents. In the 19th century, it became the "Mother of Fraternities", as three of the earliest such organizations were established there. After 175 years as a traditi...

  • Compagnie des Cent-Associés

    aka « Compagnie de la Nouvelle-France » Membres et investisseurs Robert Giffard Antoine Cheffault de la Renardière Seigneuries concédées Beauport Beaupré

  • Phillips Exeter Academy

    Exeter Academy=Phillips Exeter Academy (also known as Exeter or PEA) is an American private college preparatory school for boarding and day students between the 9th and 12th grade. It is a large co-educational school, with over 1,000 students. It was founded in 1781 by John Phillips, a wealthy American merchant and early patron of schools.Exeter is located in Exeter, New Hampshire, capital of t...

  • 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 ...

  • Hrvatski portal / Geni Croatia

    Hrvatski Portal / Croatia Portal Pogledajte Zene predsjednice drzava Važni linkovi / Important links Kako koristiti Geni -video Kako koristiti projekte / How to work with projects Hrvatske crkvene knjige dostupne preko Interneta - pogledajte / Croatian church books available on the Internet Croatia Church Books 1516-1949 Uvod / Introduction Ovaj projekt će poku...

  • 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,...

  • Jewish Soldiers in World War I (1914-1918)

    At the outbreak of the war, the Jews, eager to demonstrate their loyalty to their respective countries, rallied to the war effort. Initially the Jews in Russia were no exception, but when the policy of deportation was implemented, many Jews began to pray for the victory of the Central Powers. Nevertheless, about half a million Jews donned Russian uniforms. On the opposite side, almost 100,000...

  • Passagers de « La Marguerite » 1647

    (en construction) Notes capitaine: armateur: P. Legardeur et Noël Juchereau départ de Dieppe(?) le 6 juin 1647 arrive le 6 août 1647 à Québec retour: Sources Pierre Tremblay (pionnier), Wikipédia Passagers Pierre Tremblay

  • Beauport, Québec, Canada

    {en construction} paroisse Notre-Dame-de-Miséricorde ancien nom = La Nativité-de-Notre-Dame à déterminer : l'année de changement du nom

  • Orléanais (province), France

    Introduction Ancienne province de France sous l'Ancien Régime. Liste complète des provinces complete list of provinces Gentillé : Orléanais, Orléanais, Orléanaise, Orléanaises Langue(s) régionale(s) : orléanais, francien Indiquez les lieux dans Geni How to Input Locations in Geni ... 1789 et avant : City = (voir ci-de...

  • Perche (province), France

    Introduction Ancienne province de France sous l'Ancien Régime. Liste complète des provinces complete list of provinces Gentillé : Percheron, Percherons, Percheronne, Percheronnes Langue(s) régionale(s) : normand , orléanais, francien Indiquez les lieux dans Geni How to Input Locations in Geni ... 1789 et avant : City = (voir ci-dessous see below...

  • Pioneers of Canada - Quebec

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

  • 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...

  • Sonnenburg (Słońsk) Concentration Camp

    Sonnenburg concentration camp was opened on 3 April 1933 on the initiative of the Prussian Ministry of the Interior and Justice in Sonnenburg near Küstrin (Kostrzyn nad Odrą) in the Neumark in a former prison. History Although the state of hygiene in the building, which had been closed in 1930 was appalling, officials of the Prussian justice ministry recommended it as a suitable s...

  • Les Seigneuries du Québec

    Seigneuries du Québec, 1600-1845 Seigneurie d'Anticosti (<1681.?) Seigneurie d'Autray (<1681.?) Seigneurie de la Baie-Saitn-Paul (?.?) Seigneurie de Batiscan (<1681.?) Seigneurie de Beaumont (<1681.?) Seigneurie de Beauport (<1681.?) Carte Courchesne, No. 58 . Municipalité(s) : Beauport Concession à Robert Giffard par la Compagnie des Cent-Associés ...

  • Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures, Québec, Canada

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

  • Maine (province), France

    Introduction Ancienne province de France sous l'Ancien Régime. Liste complète des provinces complete list of provinces Gentillé : Mainiot, Mainiots, Mainiote, Mainiotes Langue(s) régionale(s) : gallo , tourangeau Indiquez les lieux dans Geni How to Input Locations in Geni ... 1789 et avant : City = (voir ci-dessous see below 'Locations') County = [la...

  • Daughters of the American Revolution - Daughters

    Appropriate Profiles This project is designed to link all proven DAR Daughters. It would be beneficial to potential Daughters and researchers to include the patriot's ancestor number somewhere in the "About Me" section of the daughter's profile along with their DAR member number. If you do not know the patriot's ancestor number, you can find it on this website . Famous Daughters Susan B...

  • 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...

  • Yale University

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

  • Notable Educators

    Educators Image Right - Aristotle ((384 BC – 322 BC) An educator is a person who teaches, informs or inspires others. Please add information about educators of renown to the list below. If the person has a profile on Geni please add their profile to the project and add the link in bold . To participate in any project - you do need to first be a collaborator - so please join t...

  • Slag om de GREBBEBERG ‧ mei 1940

    Slag om de Grebbeberg ‧ mei 1940 〓 Dit jaar mei 2015 is het 75 jaar geleden dat dit gevecht plaatsvond. Wie helpt mee voor die datum onderstaande profielen allemaal in de geni-wereld-stamboom te krijgen? Een mooi monument voor onze nationale oorlogsslachtoffers van die dagen. 〓 Interessante documentatie over alle gevechtshandelingen vindt u via e...

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  • College and University Presidents

    College and University Presidents

  • Erelijst van Gevallenen ‧ 1940-1945

    Erelijst van Gevallenen ‧ 1940-1945 NL : Voor informatie geven wij U het advies de oorspronkelijke site te raadplegen. Wanneer in uw eigen geni-familie-stamboom mensen zijn opgenomen die in dit grote GEDENK-BOEK zijn genoemd, nodigen wij U van harte uit hen hier ook te linken om ook hun nagedachtenis en bijdrage aan onze vrede te eren in Geni. Maar wanneer u -om welke reden ook- er d...

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • World War II - Pearl Harbor - USS Oklahoma

    USS Oklahoma (BB-37), the only ship of the United States Navy to ever be named for the 46th state, was a World War I-era battleship and the second of two ships in her class; her sister ship was Nevada. She, along with her sister, were the first two U.S. warships to use oil fuel instead of coal. The Oklahoma which was commissioned in 1916, served in World War I as a member of BatDiv 6, protect...

  • Battle of Pearl Harbor

    The attack on Pearl Harbor (called Hawaii Operation or Operation AI by the Japanese Imperial General Headquarters (Operation Z in planning) and the Battle of Pearl Harbor) was a surprise military strike conducted by the Imperial Japanese Navy against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on the morning of December 7, 1941 (December 8 in Japan). From the standpoint of the defende...

  • Nederlandse Spionnen en Geheim Agenten 1940-1945 - Dutch Spies and Secret Agents 1940-1945

    Nederlandse Spionnen en Geheim Agenten 1940-1945 - Dutch Spies and Secret Agents 1940-1945===Gearresteerde Geheim Agenten==== Gearresteerde agenten ==Tijdens het Englandspiel zijn onder andere de volgende mensen naar Nederland gebracht of boven Nederland gedropt:* 28 augustus 1940: Lodewijk van Hamel|Lodo van Hamel, gebracht naar Oegstgeest in Zuid-Holland;* 5 juli 1941: Aart Alblas, gedropt bi...

  • Journalists and Reporters

    Journalists and Reporters A journalist collects, writes, and distributes news and other information. A journalist's work is referred to as journalism . A reporter is a type of journalist who researches, writes, and reports information to present in sources, conduct interviews, engage in research, and make reports. The term journalist may include various types of editors, editorial writers...

  • Tallinna Rahumäe kalmistu

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

  • Eesti 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. ...

  • The Unbroken Chain, by Dr. Neil Rosenstein

    THE UNBROKEN CHAIN Biographical Sketches and Genealogy of Illustrious Jewish Families from the 15th - 20th Century. Dr. Neil Rosenstein's magnum opus The Unbroken Chain was first published as a single volume in 1976. An expanded two-volume second edition of "The Unbroken Chain" was published in 1990. The author announced in December 2012 that he is in the process of earnestly editing ...

  • 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...

  • Eestlased Rootsis / Estonians in Sweden

    Siia projekti soovime Geni'st kokku koguda tuntumaid eestlased Rootsis läbi kõigi ajajärkude.

  • Eesti sport

    Siia projekti soovime Genist kokku koguda tuntumaid Eesti sportlasi aga ka sporditegelasi (ROK presidendid, spordiajakirjanikud, jms.) läbi kõigi ajajärkude.

  • Oxford University

    University of Oxford The University of Oxford (informally referred to as Oxford University or simply Oxford) is a collegiate research university located in Oxford, England, United Kingdom. Although its exact date of foundation is unclear, there is evidence of teaching as far back as 1096, making it the oldest university in the English-speaking world, and the second-oldest surviving univer...

  • Keble College, O×ford University

    Keble College, University of Oxford Parks Road, Oxford Founded by committee in 1870 the most notable member being Edward Pusey.

  • 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. ...

  • 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...

  • World War I

    World War I ( WWI ) was a global war centred in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918. It was predominantly called the World War or the Great War from its occurrence until the start of World War II in 1939, and the First World War or World War I thereafter. It involved all the world's great powers, which were assembled in two opposing alliances: the Allies (based o...

  • Skull and Bones

    Skull and Bones is an undergraduate senior or secret society at Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut. It is a traditional peer society to Scroll and Key and Wolf's Head, as the three senior class 'landed societies' at Yale. The society is known informally as "Bones," and members are known as "Bonesmen." Until 1971, the organization published annual membership rosters, which were kept at Yale...

  • Editors

    Editor: A person who is in charge of and determines the final content of a text, particularly a newspaper or magazine

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Eesti Kaitseliit

    EESTI KAITSELIIT Kaitseliiduga seonduv: 1. Johannes Brükker Päidla kaitseväe kompanii pealik. Vahetas 1936a oma nime ja edaspidi kandis nime Juhan Härma. Otepää Teataja (1932-1944) nr.10 | 20. märts 1936 | lk 3 2. Mihkel Tamm sünd 1871a: Pühajärvel Tegutses Otepääl kaitseliidus ja tuletõrjes. Ab...

  • Passagers pour la Nouvelle-France (1534-1763)

    Introduction [text] Navires Ships Le Christophe Le Christophe départ de La Rochelle aprés le 14 avril 1535 pour aller faire la pêche à Terre-«neuve et y rapporter du bois et autre profits. Passagers du Christophe 1535 Le Renard Noir Le Renard Noir allant en Acadie. Départ de La Rochelle le 21 avril 1633 Passagers du Renard Noir 1633 Le...

  • Dauphiné (province), France

    Introduction Ancienne province de France sous l'Ancien Régime. Liste complète des provinces complete list of provinces La Dauphiné fait partie des provinces d'Occitanie . Gentillé : Dauphinois, Dauphinois, Dauphinoise, Dauphinoises Langue(s) régionale(s) : dauphinois , vivaro-alpin (ou provençal alpin) Indiquez les lieux dans Geni How to Input...

  • Guyenne (province), France

    Introduction Ancienne province de France sous l'Ancien Régime. Liste complète des provinces complete list of provinces La Guyenne fait partie des provinces d'Occitanie . Dans certains contextes, la Guyenne peut être aussi référée par l'Aquitaine ou le duché d'Aquitaine . Gentillé : n'a pas de gentillé; possiblement Aquitain,...

  • Passagers de L'Espérance 1673

    Détails particuliers de cette traversée Details of this voyage =Du port de 180/250 tonneaux tirant d’eau chargé 12 pieds non chargé 10 pieds, deux ponts, deux gaillardsNature des passagers : 51 Filles du roiDépart de La Rochelle le 11 juillet 1673Arrivée à Québec le 03 septembre 1673=Liste des passagers Passenger List

  • Provence (province), France

    Introduction Ancienne province de France sous l'Ancien Régime. Liste complète des provinces complete list of provinces Provence fait partie des provinces d'Occitanie . Gentillé : Provençal, Provençaux, Provençale, Provençales Langue(s) régionale(s) : provençal , vivaro-alpin (ou provençal alpin) Indiquez les lieux d...

  • 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 ...

  • 19th Century British Politicians

    19th Century British Politicians Picture to right: William Tatton Egerton The list below is from Wikipedia UK MPs 1801–02 and some names are in the wrong place alphabetically. Although there will be duplications through the years this is still a huge project and this list is just for starters: A Charles Abbot, 1st Baron Colchester Archibald Acheson, 2nd Earl of Gosford Robert...

  • Secret Six

    Six=The Secret Six, or the Secret Committee of Six, was a group of men who secretly funded the 1859 raid on Harper's Ferry by abolitionist John Brown. Sometimes described as "wealthy," this was true of only two. The other four were in positions of influence, and could, therefore, encourage others to contribute to "the cause."BackgroundThe Secret Six were Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Samuel Gridl...

  • Nederland in oorlog 1940-1945 - Hoofd project

    Over dit project: Dit project is het overkoepelend project voor alle projecten op Geni over de Tweede Wereld Oorlog in Nederland Wij vragen momenteel om hulp bij het verder uitbouwen van de sub-projecten van dit project. Nederland in oorlog 1940-1945 Op 10 mei 1940 viel Duitsland Nederland binnen. Ook voor ons land was de Tweede Wereldoorlog begonnen. De strijd barstte los aan de grens, b...

  • Christ Church College, Oxford University

    Christ Church College, University of Oxford St. Aldates, Oxford. Founded 1524 by King Henry VIII, Re-founded in 1546 Christ Church (Latin: Ædes Christi, the temple or house (ædēs) of Christ, and thus sometimes known as "The House") is a constituent college of the University of Oxford in England. The college is associated with Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford, which ser...

  • Izbica Ghetto

    The Izbica Ghetto was a Jewish ghetto created in Izbica in occupied Poland during World War II, serving as a transfer point for deportation of Jews from Poland, Germany, Austria and Czechoslovakia to Belzec and Sobibor extermination camp s. SS-Hauptsturmführer Kurt Engels was the commandant of the camp. In the camp, the Jews from Germany were differentiated from Polish Jews by the colo...

  • 20th Century British Politicians

    20th Century British Politicians This is a huge project as this list only represents MPs elected in 1945. There will of course be overlap over the years but still a massive undertaking. We welcome anyone who wishes to take part. Picture right: Tony Benn Constituency MP Party A Aberavon William Cove Labour Aberdare George Hall Labour Aberdeen North Hector Hughes Labour Aberdeen S...

  • Famous First

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

  • Jamestown, Virginia 1607-1699

    Jamestown was the first permanent English settlement in what is now the United States, and was named for King James I of England. The Jamestown Settlement was established on the James River about 40 miles upstream from the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay on May 24, 1607. Established by the Virginia Company of London, along with making a profit, the goals of the company were to expand English lands ...

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  • 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...

  • Computer Scientists

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

  • British Writers - Men

    British Writers - Men This project is a place to gather together profiles of British born men who are/were writers of all genres. Those with bold links have profiles on Geni. Links that are not bold are to other sources. How to add a link is explained in the attached document - Adding links to Geni profiles in projects. A William Alexander Kingsly Amis Martin Louis Amis Matthew ...

  • Polish soldiers of World War One (1914-1918)

    Polish soldiers of World War One. Polscy żołnierze w Pierwszej Wojnie Światowej. 1914-1918= Zaangażowanie Polaków na frontach I wojny światowej jest jedną z najczęściej pomijanych kart naszej historii. Powodem jest zapewne fakt nieistnienia polskiej, niepodległej państwowości w okresie, w którym toczy...

  • Políticos e Diplomatas Brasileiros

    Este Projeto pretende elencar os célebres políticos e diplomatas brasileiros, sem uma classificação única, para que no futuro se possa desmembra-lo em subprojetos próprios. Adelfo Poli Monjardim (1903 - ?) Aderbal Ramos da Silva (1911 — 1985) Aécio Neves ( 1960) Afonso Arinos de de Melo Franco Filho (1930) Afonso Celso de Assis...

  • Gallipoli Campaign

    Gallipoli Campaign The Gallipoli Campaign, also known as the Dardanelles Campaign or the Battle of Gallipoli or the Battle of Çanakkale (Turkish: Çanakkale Savaşı), took place at the peninsula of Gallipoli in the Ottoman Empire (now Gelibolu in modern day Turkey) between 25 April 1915 and 9 January 1916, during the First World War. A joint British and French oper...

  • World War One: United Kingdom & Ireland exercise HQ

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

  • Notables of World War I

    World War I (WWI) , predominantly called the World War or the Great War was a major war centred in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918. It involved all the world's great powers, which were assembled in two opposing alliances: the Allies (based on the Triple Entente of the United Kingdom, France and Russia) and the Central Powers (originally centred around the Tri...

  • Harvard University

    Harvard University Harvard Univerity Harvard University is an American private Ivy League research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, established in 1636 by the Massachusetts legislature. Harvard is the oldest institution of higher learning in the United States and the first corporation (officially The President and Fellows of Harvard College) chartered...

  • United States House of Representatives from Illinois

    List of United States Representatives from Illinois=

  • Other People in the American Civil War

    A project for the lesser figures in the American Civil War. Related Geni Projects For notable family members: "US Civil War Notables" For Battles and Units: The Civil War 1861-1865 Illinois Adjutant General's Report, Regimental and Unit Histories 1861– 1866 "Croatian Soldiers in American-Civil War, 1861-1865" "United States Colored Troops" "Civil War Image Galle...

  • Auschwitz Concentration Camp

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

  • Drancy Internment Camp

    The Drancy internment camp of Paris, France, was used to hold Jews who were later deported to the extermination camps. 65,000 Jews were deported from Drancy, of whom 63,000 were murdered[1] including 6,000 children. Only 2,000 remained alive when Allied forces liberated the camp on 17 August 1944. Drancy was under the control of the French police until 1943 when administration was taken over ...

  • Kashubian History and Culture; Kaszubi / Historia i Kultura Kaszubów

    Kashubian History and Culture This project is to focus on the history of the Kashubian people and their unique culture, traditions and language. Kashubians are not German nor Polish. Since 2005, the Kashubian language enjoys legal protection by the Polish government as a minority language. Kashubian is taught in Polish schools and is found on many street signs in the region. Historians and ...

  • Kaszubian Internment/Internowanie 1939-45

    The purpose of this project is to honour the brave Kaszubian men and women during World War 2. They are modern heroes and heroines. The project will focus on Kaszubians who were executed, interned and otherwise detained by the Nazis during the years 1939 to 1945. Celem tego projektu jest uhonorowanie dzielnych mężczyzn i kobiet Kaszubskich z czasów II wojny światow...

  • Geni Polska

    Zapraszamy do uczestniczenia w projekcie Geni Polska - który ma na celu skupienie jak największej liczby polskich użytkowników Geni w celu lepszej i wydajniejszej współpracy! W przypadku jakichkolwiek pytań kliknij tutaj . For English language, please see In English thread in Geni Polska message board. Członków prosimy o zaprasz...

  • „Soomepoisid“

    Eesmärk koguda projekti Eesti meestest Soomepoisid Igati oodatud on kõikide kihelkondade meeste nimede lisamine siia projekti Vikipeedia: Soomepoisid Soomepoisid on Teises maailmasõjas Soome poolel vabatahtlikena võidelnud eestlased. Esimesed soomepoisid olid 1939. ja 1940. aastal Eestist Soome põgenenud mehed, kes soovisid anda oma panuse hõimu...

  • Eesti politsei

    Mida ja kui palju me teame Eestis tegutsenud politseinikest, nende väljaõppest, haritusest, põhiväärtustest, perekondlikest suhetest, ühendustest, tööst ja vastutusest Eesti Vabariigi päevail 1920- 1939. aastani ja alates 1991-sest aastast tänapäevani. Kajastamist võiksid leida legendid, lood ja kõik see,...

  • Passagers du St Jean-Baptiste 1669

    Détails particuliers de cette traversée Details of this voyage =Nature des passagers : 149 Filles du Roi dont une partie de Dieppe en 1669, et le reste de la Rochelle le 15 mai 1669. Arrivée à Québec le 30 juin 1669.=Liste des passagers Passenger List

  • Roman Catholic Bishops

    In the Catholic Church, a bishop is an ordained minister who holds the fullness of the sacrament of holy orders and is responsible for teaching doctrine, governing Catholics in his jurisdiction, and sanctifying the world[ and representing the Church. Catholics trace the origins of the office of bishop to the apostles, who it is believed were endowed with a special charism by the Holy Spirit at ...

  • Dartmouth College

    Dartmouth College Dartmouth College (commonly referred to as Dartmouth ( /ˈdɑrtməθ/ DART-məth) is a private Ivy League research university located in Hanover, New Hampshire, United States. The institution consists of a liberal arts college, the Geisel School of Medicine, the Thayer School of Engineering, and the Tuck School of Business, as well as 19 gradu...

  • Engineer

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

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