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  • Gårdshistorikk: Haug, 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...

  • Staten-Generaal onder de Republiek (1588-1796)

    States-General in the Dutch Republic . Voor nadere informatie, zie Wikipedia... Bronnen: geciteerd op Wikipedia (voor aanvulling vatbaar) (Under Construction) _____________________________________________________ Holland 1588-1589 : Sebastiaan van Loosen ( - 1597) (namens Gorinchem) 1588-1589 : Franchois Vranck (1555 - 1617) (namens Gouda) 1588-1589 : Symon Meynertsz. ( - 16...

  • International Index of Projects about WOMEN

    Active Geni projects about Women 'The strength of a woman is not measured by the impact that all her hardships in life have had on her; but the strength of a woman is measured by the extent of her refusal to allow those hardships to dictate her and who she becomes. ~ C. JoyBell C. Women have proved that they are on par with men in the fields of govern...

  • Irish Blackhearted Villains

    Irish blackhearted Villains=The most obscure and unbelievable stories of the Irish who wreaked havoc from Rio de Janeiro to China – from slaves, mercenaries, drug lords and killers. (Book Murder, mayhem and Mutiny by Joe O'Shea.If you find a villain please add to the project

  • Powerful Women in a Men's World

    I keep coming across semi-invisible (by which, I suppose I mean to HIStory ;-)) women, who quite obviously wield power or change their society behind the scenes of (& often by manipulating) the males whose stories are told, and I can't find a good project to attach them to - in order to give them a trace on Geni.There are lots of projects for great women, who do impressive things (especially er...

  • International Dutch Portal

    Tracing ancestors in The Netherlands and Flanders. (This portal is associated with the Portaal voor Nederlandstaligen , the portal for Dutch speaking Geni users) . This is the access point for the global Geni user community to the Dutch speaking users and Dutch-language sources. This portal helps you to find... Dutch-speaking users who can help you with your research access to onlin...

  • I1-M253 (Y-DNA)

    This project is for people who have tested and been assigned the paternal haplogroup I1 (M253) and also for people who are believed to have belonged to this paternal haplogroup based on tests done on descendants. Defining Mutations M253, M307, P30, and P40 Origin (to be added) Distribution I-M253 occurs at greatest frequency in Scandinavia. Subclades of I I - I-M170 I1 ...

  • Jõelähtme kihelkond

    Kogume siia projekti Jõelähtme kihelkonnas sündinud ja selle kihelkonnaga seotud inimesed. Muu info: * Jõelähtme khk Jõelähtme kiriku kroonika II, e-raamatuna saab siit lugeda * Harju Kreis * Tallinna kreis 1783–1796 * Liivimaa atlas 1793 * 1783 atlas Kaug-Ida eestlased 1921-1922 koos fotode ja andmetega Jõel...

  • 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�...

  • S.S. Marine Tiger ~ Departed: 17 April 1947, Puerto Rico - Arrived: 21 April 1947, New York

    S.S. Marine Tiger Departed: 17 April 1947 Arrived: 21 April 1947 Looking to add the profiles of those listed below. Original Motivation (Many related Latin Family Names of Puerto Rico) Full Reference: Puerto Rico: My Ancestors and their Descendants. Transcribed and Copyright © By: Mr. Ariel Blondet Copyright © October 2001 - 2008, Dalia Morales Revised: May 2, 20...

  • World War One: Armed Forces - Ireland

    World War One: Armed Forces - Ireland During World War I (or the Great War) (1914–1918), Ireland was part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, which entered the war in August 1914 as one of the Entente Powers, along with France and the Russian Empire. Over 200,000 Irishmen fought in the war, in several theatres and either 30,000 or, if one includes those who died servi...

  • World War One: Ireland

    Aim of this project The aim of this project is to collect and add profiles of all Irish who were involved in World War One, including soldiers and non-combatants like nurses, medics, engineers etc. World War One - Ireland During World War I (or the Great War) (1914–1918), Ireland was part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, which entered the war in August 1914 as on...

  • World War I

    World War One ( 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...

  • Zillitido-Zilli Tido-Zillidido talu rahvas

    Siin ja seal on Sangaste, Karula, Kaagjärve ja Urvaste peredes Zillitido talust pärit isikuid, kuid nende omavahelist seost pole õnnestunud tekitada. Nimed varieeruvad: Zillitido , Zilli Tido , Zillidido Tegemist on ilmselt tänapäevase Sangaste piirkonna Tõlliste valla Korijärve küla Tsili-Tiido taluga ( sama talukoht Google maps'i kaard...

  • British Peers and Baronets

    The British Peers and Baronets Project seeks to bring together all persons in (or from) the United Kingdom with hereditary titles, excluding monarchs (who are already compiled under the " English and British Monarchs " Project). The term "British" in this context is understood to include all titled peers and baronets in the United Kingdom (this includes all of Great Britain -- England, Scotla...

  • Freemasons

    This is the master project for Freemasons on Geni. Freemasons, or simply "Masons," have been an important part of Western culture for centuries and have immeasurably shaped the world through their leadership, altruism, public service, and character. Although the most famous Freemasons have been presidents, CEOs, and other public figures, the vast majority of Freemasons were and are small-town...

  • Knights of the Garter

    The Order of the Garter is the most senior and the oldest British Order of Chivalry and was founded by Edward III in 1348. Edward, the Black Prince (son of Edward the III) was the first Knight of the Order of the Garter The Order, consisting of the King and twenty-five knights, honours those who have held public office, who have contributed in a particular way to national life or who have...

  • 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...

  • amaXhosa People of South Africa

    History of the amaXhosa The amaXhosa people are Bantu speakers living in south-east South Africa, and in the last two centuries throughout the southern and central-southern parts of the country. Xhosa people currently make up approximately 18% of the South African population. By number: in 2008: Botswana 9,900; Lesotho 22,000; South Africa 7,529,000; Zimbabwe 29,000 During the seventeenth c...

  • AbaThembu Descent Line

    =AbaThembu Descent linePossible YDNA Haplogroup E1b1a (aka E-M2)[ Zwide] is the earliest known leader of the abaThembu who ruled round about 1080. One of the most notable descendants of [ Zwide] was Mbulali the father of Njanye, who fathered Thembu, who in turn fathered Mvelase and Ndilo.4.1.4 Thembu led his people out of KwaZulu–Natal to Dedesi in the present day Eastern Cape. Mvelase r...

  • Portaal voor Nederlandstaligen

    (laatst gewijzigd op 2014-03-28 -gjh-) . Welkom Nederlands-, Vlaams-, Afrikaans- & alle andere 'Dutch-like'-taligen! Dit forum is voor iedereen die de Nederlandse taal kan lezen en schrijven. Dit kan u helpen uw genealogisch onderzoek te verbeteren, om vragen te stellen om problemen op te lossen, discussies te volgen of er aan deel te nemen, te lezen over en meewerken aan projecten, meded...

  • Introduksjon til Geni.com - norsk

    I Norway For English speaking users with Norwegian relatives, see Norwegian Ancestry - information Dette prosjektet tar sikte på å forklare hvordan Geni fungerer, og være en veiledning til hvor man kan få hjelp. Om du nettopp er blitt lagt til i prosjektet av en Kurator, er dette for å gjøre deg oppmerksom på denne informasjonen. Legg gjerne ...

  • Skärgårdshavets och Finska vikens lotsar - Saaristomeren ja Suomenlahden luotsit

    Lotsväsendet expanderade på 1700- och 1800-talen. Den svenska skärgårdsflottan var i behov av lotsar. Många söner till före detta båtsmän tog upp yrket som lots och Lönen var 1 tunna råg + att man fick fiska på statens vatten efter 1808, då Ryssland utvecklade lotsväsendet vidare. Intressanta L&#...

  • The Sulaimani Jamat

    20th January 2011 : Building initiated of a complete list of historical/ public profiles of members of the Sulaimani Jamaat , a smaller sect of the Shi'a community mainly settled in India, Pakistan & Yemen , with members spread across the Western World, Europe & GCC in the past few decades of the 21st century. February-June 2011 : Historic profiles of the Al-Hindi, Banu Al-Anf & Banu Al-Makra...

  • Badrbagh

    January 2011 : 1st Project for Sulaimani Community August 2012 : Dear All, This was started as a test project when I first started using GENI in January 2011. I am thinking of maintaining only 1 project for the community in order to set ease and convenience for all members. All historic profiles, and updates will be added only to that project then, and all members are invited to follow that...

  • Theresienstadt Ghetto

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

  • Victims of the Nazi Holocaust - קרבנות הנאצים בשואה

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

  • 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...

  • Jewish Families from Holešov (Holleschau), Moravia, Czech Republic

    HOLESOV (Czech Holešov; Ger. Holleschau), town in Moravia, Czech Republic. A Jew was mentioned in the town in 1391. A community was founded in the first half of the 16th century; its only relic is the breastplate of a Torah scroll of 1549, as the synagogue and all archives were destroyed in a fire. The synagogue was rebuilt in 1560. There were 50 Jewish houses in Holesov in 1629, and the...

  • Things you want to tell GENI!

    This is not a serious project, rather a place to highlight issues that Geni could address, and make however absurd suggestions!

  • Anglo Boer War (1899-1902) - British Servicemen

    Servicemen - British/Colonial This project is an extension of the The Anglo Boer War (1899-1902) British . The focus of the main project is to feature the prominent figures of the war. This project is a place where we can add information about soldiers in the British lower ranks who fought in the Anglo-Boer War. It is somewhere to assemble profiles of these men who are on Geni and to share in...

  • Buitenplaatsen in Nederland

    huizen, parken & hun historie Castles and Estates in the Netherlands Buitenplaatsen in Nederland en de stambomen van hun bewoners ‧ gebruikers ‧ eigenaren . variaties op dit thema • buitenplaats • hûs • kasteel • herenhuis • grachtenpand • monument • havezate • herenhuis • stinze • d...

  • American Colony Jerusalem

    This project seeks to create a tree for members of the American Colony, Jerusalem (1881-1934). The project is sponsored by The American Colony in Jerusalem Heritage Society (Colony Heritage Society, CHS) , an informal non-profit genealogical organization dedicated to research and networking among descendants of members of the American Colony, Jerusalem. The CHS family of websites offers desce...

  • 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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  • Writers and Novelists

    Celebrated and influential writers from around the world. List of Novelists from England 20 of America’s iconic writers French writers German writers

  • 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 ...

  • Geni Curators

    A list of the areas on the tree that Geni Curators work in, by location. Geographical regions Regions are those set-forth by the United Nations. For a full listing, please visit here . Africa Eastern Africa June Barnes : Zambia and Zimbabwe (Rhodesia) Alastair Honeybun : Zimbabwe (Rhodesia) Pam Karp : Zimbabwe (Rhodesia) Middle Africa June Barnes : Central African Republ...

  • 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. ...

  • Confederate States of America

    The Confederate States of America ( CSA or C.S.A. ), commonly referred to as the Confederacy , was an unrecognized secessionist state existing from 1861–65. It was originally formed by seven slave states in the Lower South region of the United States whose regional economy was mostly dependent upon agriculture, particularly cotton, and a plantation system of production which in turn larg...

  • West Point Military Academy - US Civil War

    The United States Military Academy, or West Point, played a crucial and pivotal role in the Civil War, both before and during the war. List of alumni who fought in the Civil War: West Point and the Civil War:

  • German / Austro-Hungarian Jewish Soldiers Killed in WWI

    Jewish fighters who served in the German and Austro-Hungarian Army during World War I (1914-1918). When WWI broke out, the Jews, eager to demonstrate their loyalty to their country, rallied to the war effort. They hoped that military service would promote their acceptance into German and Austro-Hungarian society. Some 320,000 Jewish soldiers joined the army---12,000 Jewish soldirs died fi...

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

    This project is used to relate all units from West Virginia who served in the Union Army.

  • Confederate States Army

    The Confederate States Army was the army of the Confederate States of America (or "Confederacy") while the Confederacy existed during the American Civil War. On February 8, 1861, delegates from the seven Deep South states which had already declared their secession from the United States of America adopted the Provisional Constitution of the Confederate States of America. On February 28, 1861, t...

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  • Army of Northern Virginia (CSA), US Civil War

    The Army of Northern Virginia was the primary military force of the Confederate States of America in the Eastern Theater of the American Civil War, as well as the primary command structure of the Department of Northern Virginia. It was most often arrayed against the Union Army of the Potomac. Districts Three districts were created under the Department of Northern Virginia: Aquia Distric...

  • Battle of Chancellorsville

    Battle of Chancellorsville was a major battle of the American Civil War, and the principal engagement of the Chancellorsville Campaign.[4] It was fought from April 30 to May 6, 1863, in Spotsylvania County, Virginia, near the village of Chancellorsville. Two related battles were fought nearby on May 3 in the vicinity of Fredericksburg. The campaign pitted Union Army Maj. Gen. Joseph Hooker's Ar...

  • Haapsalu Metsakalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need, kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Haapsalu Metsakalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Kalmistu plaan Kalmistu kaart Maetu otsing haudi andmebaasis Kontaktandmed --------------------------------------------------------------------------...

  • Dachau

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

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  • Buchenwald

    Buchenwald concentration camp was a German Nazi concentration camp established on the Ettersberg (Etter Mountain) near Weimar, Germany, in July 1937, one of the first and the largest of the concentration camps on German soil. Camp prisoners from all over Europe and Russia—Jews, non-Jewish Poles and Slovenes, religious and political prisoners, Roma and Sinti, Freemasons, Jehovah's Witne...

  • Bahamian Portal

    Welcome to the Bahamian Portal on Geni! This is a project to focus on developing the profiles of the people of the Bahamas and members of the greater Bahamian diaspora on Geni. Special emphasis is made on using Bahamian sources, especially government records and credible Bahamian histories. Since modern Bahamians find their roots in many other ethnicities --Yoruba/West African, Mandinka, Ba...

  • 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...

  • Lord Mayors of London

    Overview and Scope of Project The goal of this project is to bring all the Lord Mayors of London at one meeting place. wikipedia: wikipedia: Note: the position of Lord Mayor of London is NOT the same as Mayor of London The incumbent Lord Mayor of London is Michael Bear ) The incumbent Mayor of London is Boris Johnson - Wikipedia Boris Johnson is a Mayor of London and NOT a Lor...

  • 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 to the relevant projects for men and women born in the Channel Island, England, Ireland,Scotland and Wales. This includes people born in other parts of the world into families from those countries (for example servicemen serving abroad). To add as many...

  • World War One - Casualties

    Casualties of World War One See also - World War 1 Main page Africa - 10.000 South Africa - 7.000 Lieutenant Douglas Bayley de Bruyn Royal Lancaster Regiment, transferred to 35 Squadron Royal Flying Corps. Killed in a flying accident in Thetford, 27th May 1916, aged 20. Shirley Spiro 1916, British East Africa. Lieutenant James Lawrence Hedding Lieutenant in the 3rd Battalion...

  • New Age writers

    The New Age movement is a Western spiritual movement that developed in the second half of the 20th century. Its central precepts have been described as "drawing on both Eastern and Western spiritual and metaphysical traditions and infusing them with influences from self-help and motivational psychology, holistic health, parapsychology, consciousness research and quantum physics." The term New A...

  • Families of Gamkaskloof, aka "Die Hel"

    Gamkaskloof South Africa Coordinates for Gamkaskloof on Google Earth. 33°22'29.3"S 21°37'47.3"E or click here to see it in Google Maps. Brief History Gamkaskloof is a legendary and remote valley situated in the heart of the Swartberg mountains, approximately 100 kilometers from Oudtshoorn in South Africa, also known as "Die Hel" and is surrounded by the Swartberg Nature Reserv...

  • „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...

  • Anglo Boer War (1899-1902) - British Casualties

    Anglo Boer War (1899-1902) - British Casualties This project is an extension of the The Anglo Boer War (1899-1902) British . This is a place where we can add information about Boer casualties of the Anglo-Boer War, somewhere to assemble profiles of these men who are on Geni and to share interesting tales and anecdotes about them. According top the Encyclopaedia Britannica nearly 100,000 liv...

  • Anglo Boer War (1899-1902) - British

    Also known as The South African War Image Right - Unidentified British Officer A Project aiming to include the profiles of the British who fought in Anglo Boer War in South Africa. (1899-1902). Please add ranked soldiers to the list below. Unranked "foot soldiers" and servicemen can be added to Anglo Boer War (1899-1902) - British Servicemen . There is also a small section at the bottom o...

  • ŠIAURĖS LIETUVOS ŽEMVALDŽIAI IR BAJORAI

    PROJEKTAS SKIRTAS ŠIAURĖS LIETUVOJE GYVENUSIŲ ŽEMVALDŽIŲ IR BAJORŲ GIMINĖMS. DVARAI BALTPAMŪŠIS Barono Bero dvaras BEJĖNAI Bejėnų dvaras buvo Vaškų parapijoje maždaug 3 km nuo Vaškų. 1866 m. savininkas bajoras Aleksandras Giedraitis Aleksandro...

  • Hatter or Millinery

    [ ]Hatmaking is the manufacture of hats and headwear. Millinery is the designing and manufacture of hats. A millinery shop is a store that sells those goods.A milliner or hatter designs, makes, trims, or sells hats.Millinery is sold to women, men and children, though some definitions limit the term to women's hats.[1] Historically, milliners, typically female shopkeepers, produced or imported a...

  • WW1 Roll of Honour - New Zealand

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

  • Italians in Colorado

    This project will gather information about people who were born in Italy and who died in Colorado. Featured Profiles Alfonso de Borbón y Dampierre 1936–1989 Died in a Skiing Accident at Beaver Creek Resort Domenica Dalla 1870–1918 Silverton Victim of the Flu Pandemic Carmine Fiorella 1882–1917 Kicked in the Head by a Horse in Leadville Pasquale Garramone ...

  • 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 soldiers can be added. This project aims to honour those born in E...

  • Haljala kalmistu

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

  • 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...

  • Suicide in response to Nazi oppression

    Rather than face deportation and murder, a number of victims of Nazi oppression committed suicide. For example, in the wake of Germany's annexation of Austria, hundreds of Jews took their own lives. Today this final act of desperation is seen as an act of resistance, of an attempt at some sort of self-determination by the victims of Nazi oppression. This project seeks to collect the profiles of...

  • 6th USCT United States Colored Troops

    According to the USPS Soldiers and Sailors Database. This Unit was created near Philadelphia, PA in 1863. This unit was at Petersburg,Chaffin's Farm, Fair Oaks, Fort Fisher, and Wilmington.

  • Wheelwrights / Wrights

    WHEELWRIGHT / WRIGHT - maker or repairer of wagon wheels "Not long after the invention of a round disc that could be rolled while upright, which we now call a ‘wheel,’ a new craft was started: wheelwright. He was a guy who could make a rounder wheel than other people. He was so good at it that other people paid him to make wheels for them. Skip forward to 17th Century England and ...

  • Millers

    MILLER: one who owned or operated a flour mill "Grist mills constructed in the early 1600's to grind corn and wheat to make flour for the early English settlers of coastal areas. Two words in this sentience reveal was the mill was constructed to do. These words are: corn and flour. To English speaking people of the 1600's and 1700's a corn mill means a mill that grinds corn and makes flour. Cor...

  • Sylvanus Thayer Award

    Sylvanus Thayer Award The Sylvanus Thayer Award is an award that is given each year by the United States Military Academy at West Point. Sylvanus Thayer was the fifth superintendent of that academy and in honor of his achievements, the award was created. Under his tenure, Thayer transformed West Point into an excellent engineering school. Official description of the award "The Thayer ...

  • Knowles Family of the Bahamas

    This project is for the Knowles family of the Bahamas. Our goal is to connect and learn more about our Knowles ancestors, how they arrived in the Bahamas, how they married into other families, and how they have spread throughout the Bahamas and beyond today. This is a sub-project of the Bahamian Portal . Let's build our tree together! See the Bahamian Portal for more information on how to...

  • 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...

  • Adoption Portal

    Welcome to Geni's Adoption Portal! ==This is the starting place for Geni users interested in exploring adoption within their branches and within the broader World Family Tree. If you are researching your own adoption, the adoption of an ancestor, or where an adoptee in your family may be today, please feel free to use the Discussion area here to collaborate with others.Adoption-related sub-proj...

  • 1918 lnfluenza Pandemic - New Zealand Fatalities

    1918 Influenza Pandemic - New Zealand Fatalities 1918 flu pandemic (January 1918 – December 1920) was an unusually deadly influenza pandemic, the first of the two pandemics involving H1N1 influenza virus. It infected 500 million people across the world, including remote Pacific islands and the Arctic, and killed 50 to 100 million of them—three to five percent of the world's popu...

  • 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...

  • 1918 lnfluenza Pandemic - New Zealand Survivors

    1918 Influenza Pandemic - New Zealand Survivors

  • Isle Of Wight County, Virginia, USA

    Official Web Site =This project is a table of contents for all projects relating to this County of Virginia. Please feel free to add profiles of anyone who was born, lived or died in this county. Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

  • Fairfax County, Virginia, USA

    Official Web Site =This project is a table of contents for all projects relating to this County of Virginia. Please feel free to add profiles of anyone who was born, lived or died in this county. Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

  • Fauquier County, Virginia, USA

    Official Web Site =This project is a table of contents for all projects relating to this County of Virginia. Please feel free to add profiles of anyone who was born, lived or died in this county. Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

  • Prince William County, Virginia, USA

    Official Web Site =This project is a table of contents for all projects relating to this County of Virginia. Please feel free to add profiles of anyone who was born, lived or died in this county. Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

  • The Commonwealth Of Virginia, USA

    The Commonwealth of Virginia was initially composed of only four shires. Each shire, and later each county was composed of one or more parishes because the Commonwealth was originally officially Anglican and tithes were collected via the central church of the parish. The original shires of the Commonwealth covered vast areas. Indeed, for a brief period of time Governor Spotswood's grant from Ki...

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  • Habitantes mais antigos de Pedro Miguel

    This is a list of the adult inhabitants during the first half of 17th century in Pedro Miguel. It has been extracted from church records. This list is not complete for it includes only the head of families whose parents are unknown. There were other adults but those are children of the ones listed here. It is said the parish was created by Diogo Rixão and his wife Beatriz Alberná...

  • World War II

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

  • 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...

  • Catching Butterflies: The Schmetterling Family of Galicia

    Overview Today there are numerous inter-related Schmetterling families living throughout the word- principally in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, Israel and Austria that originated in the Austro-Hungarian province of Galicia in what is now Ukraine. In particular, the earliest records point to what appear to be several brothers living in Chorostkow (Khorostkiv). These apparent ...

  • American Jewish Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and Airmen

    American Jews have served in the Armed Forces of the United States since at least the Revolutionary War. As more Jews immigrated to the United States more and more served in America's various wars- including an estimated 500,000 during World War II. Throughout America's history Jews have served as General Officers and Admirals as well as in other officer and enlisted ranks; and the Medal of Hon...

  • Medal of Honor recipients, Jewish

    The Medal of Honor was created during the American Civil War and is the highest military decoration presented by the United States government to a member of its armed forces. It is bestowed "for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of life, above and beyond the call of duty, in actual combat against an armed enemy force". The medal is awarded by the President of the United States o...

  • Burgemeesters in GELDERLAND nl.

    NLD: Politiek ‧ Bestuur ‧ Rechtspraak BURGEMEESTERS in Gelderland ‧ Nederland ‧ Voor Nederlandse burgemeesters van andere provincie zoekt u in Burgemeesters IN • Groningen nl. • Friesland • Drenthe • Overijssel • FLEVOLAND nl. • Gelderland • Utrecht • Noord-Holland • Zuid-Holland • Zeelan...

  • 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.

  • Battle of the Little Bighorn (June 25–26, 1876)

    Battle of the Little Bighorn The Battle of the Little Bighorn, also known as Custer's Last Stand and, by the Native Americans involved, as the Massacre at Greasy Grass, was an armed engagement between combined forces of Lakota, Northern Cheyenne and Arapaho tribes, against the 7th Cavalry Regiment of the United States Army. The battle, which occurred on June 25 and 26, 1876 near the Little ...

  • Mess around Chanikas Hatorah

    The first order of business is to detach Chaya Landau (Babad) from the Chanikas Hatorah and attach to his granchild Eliazer of Dubna . Still don't know who her mother was. The next order is the Chanikas Hatorah 's wife Dina . It appears that she was married to the Chanikas Hatorah , his grandchild Eliazer of Dubna , and Rabbi Naftali Hirsch פירות ג&#x...

  • Appomattox County, Virginia, USA

    Official Web Site A relatively “new” county by Virginia standards, Appomattox County lays claim to one of the most important events in American history. But long before Generals Lee and Grant met to bring closure to the Civil War, the area now known as Appomattox was home to several related tribes of Native Americans and eventually became part of Chief Powhatan's immense land ho...

  • Amherst County, Virginia, USA

    Official Web Site Amherst County was formed in 1761, from parts of Albemarle County. The county was named for Sir Jeffrey Amherst, known as the "Conqueror of Canada". Jeffrey Amherst was named Governor of Virginia, although he never came to the colony. Native Americans were the first humans to populate the area. They hunted and fished mainly along the countless rivers and streams in Amherst C...

  • Amelia County, Virginia, USA

    Official Web Site Amelia County was established in 1735 from parts of Prince George and Brunswick counties. The County is named for Princess Amelia Sophia of Great Britain, daughter of King George II. This project is a table of contents for all projects relating to this County of Virginia. Please feel free to add profiles of anyone who was born, lived or died in this county. Point Of Cont...

  • Albemarle County, Virginia, USA

    Official Web Site Albemarle County was formed in 1744 by an act of the General Assembly. Its original land area included today's counties of Amherst, Buckingham, Fluvanna, and Nelson, much of Appomattox and part of Campbell. Albemarle County assumed its present boundaries in 1777. It was named in honor of William Ann Keppel, second Earl of Albemarle, who was then governor of the colony. The f...

  • Accomack County, Virginia, USA

    Official Web Site Accomack County was established in the Virginia colony in 1634. It was one of the eight original counties of Virginia. The county’s name comes from a Native American word meaning “the other shore”. In 1642, the name of the county was changed to Northampton. In 1663, Northampton was divided into two counties. The northern county took the name Accomack w...

  • 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...

  • World War One: Armed Forces - Canada

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

  • Biblical Tree

    In the beginning G-d created the heaven and the earth. . . . Thus begins history as told by Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Six "days" later, G-d created Adam & Eve , and the rest, as they say... is history. Likewise, this is probably the very first " merge project " started on Geni, way back in January 2009, by Shmuel-Aharon Kam (who runs it like a Tyrant!). The goal of this project is to...

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  • Minsk Ghetto גטו מינסק

    The Minsk Ghetto was created soon after the German invasion of the Soviet Union. It was one of the largest in Eastern Europe , and the largest in the German-occupied territory of the Soviet Union. It housed close to 100,000 Jews, most of whom perished in The Holocaust. The ghetto was created soon after the German invasion of the Soviet Union and capture of the city of Minsk, capital of the Be...

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