Genealogy Projects on the Geni Family Tree

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  • 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...

  • Prominent Figures

    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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  • 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 . Also see...

  • Jewish Families from Plzeň (Pilsen), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to list representatives of all of the Jewish families from the Bohemian town of Plzeň (Pilsen) in the Czech Republic. PILSEN (Czech Plzeň), city in W. Bohemia, Czech Republic; its Jewish community was one of the earliest in Bohemia. The first documentary record is a decree of 1338, signed by *Charles IV, in which the city's administrators were ordered, under p...

  • The Groton Avery Clan

    Background In 1912 Elroy McKendree Avery and Catherine Hitchcock (Tilden) Avery published the seminal 2 volume edition THE GROTON AVERY CLAN. To this day it stands as the most complete and well researched genealogical reference of the Groton, Connecticut Avery line descended from Christopher Avery and Margery Stephens of England. This project is a compilation of Geni Profiles that are cited...

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  • American film actors

    For film actors of all nationalities, please see Entertainment industry people . American film actors are actors from the United States who perform on film. The cinema of the United States, often generally referred to as Hollywood, has had a profound effect on cinema across the world since the early 20th century. Its history is sometimes separated into four main periods: the silent film era...

  • 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...

  • Imigrantes Espanhóis ao Brasil

    A imigração espanhola tem início em 1890, sendo marcante a presença destes imigrantes no Rio de Janeiro. Durante a colonização, um número impreciso de pessoas com origens em outras partes do mundo, além de Portugal e do Continente Africano, se fixaram no território que hoje corresponde ao Brasil. Embora a presença espanhola...

  • American television actors

    For television actors of all nationalities, please see Entertainment industry people . American television actors are actors from the United States who perform on television. Television is one of the major mass media of the United States. Ninety-nine percent of American households have at least one television and the majority of households have more than one. As a whole, the television networ...

  • Saint-Henri-de-Taillon, Québec, Canada

    Aperçu Saint-Henri-de-Taillon ( carte ) est situé au Nord-Est du Lac-Saint-Jean. Cette petite municipalité compte environ 774 habitants. La situation géographique de celle-ci fait en sorte qu'elle offre une des plus belle fenêtre, afin de contempler le majestueux Lac-Saint-Jean. Saint-Henri-de-Taillon offre un accès sans pareil au Lac St-Jean par se...

  • 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�...

  • Atores e Atrizes Famosos / Brazil: Famous Actors and Actresses

    Dramaturgia é a arte de composição do texto destinado à representação feita por atores. A palavra drama vem do grego e significa ação. Desse modo, o texto dramatúrgico é aquele que é escrito especificamente para representar a ação. O que se dedica a essa tarefa é o dramaturgo. O cerne da aç&...

  • Imigrantes ao Brasil (Immigrants to Brazil)

    Inúmeros fluxos de imigração ao Brasil ocorreram desde a chegada dos portugueses em 1500. Muitas árvores genealógicas brasileiras são interrompidas no antepassado imigrante. Este projeto tenta facilitar a identificação deles, de forma a estreitar a possibilidade de contato com as árvores de outros países. Também s&...

  • 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...

  • The Hollywood Walk of Fame

    The entertainment industry has provided the world with film, television and music for decades. In 1958, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce began honoring those individuals who have made significant contribution to the media with stars on Hollywood Blvd. at Highland Avenue. Since then, over two thousand stars have been placed on the Walk of Fame recognizing individuals, both living and deceased, ...

  • Famous Vegetarians in History

    Notable Vegetarians Pythagoras , (580 – 500 BC) Greek mathematician and philosopher Plato , (428 – 347 BC) Greek philosopher Plutarch , (46 – 120 BC) Greek philosopher and biographer St. Frances of Assisi, (1182 – 1226) Italian founder of Franciscan order of friars Leonardo da Vinci , (1452 – 1519) Italian painter, architect and engineer. ...

  • 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...

  • Rhodesia's Pioneer Women 1859 - 1896

    Rhodesia's Pioneer Women 1859 - 1896 Rhodesia's Pioneer Women were faced with hardships and conditions we today can only imagine. They were courageous women whose lives must have been very difficult - many died in childbirth; others were killed by natives. They lost children and husbands and lived in conditions where malaria and dysentery caused many deaths. Reading through the Zimbabwe Death...

  • Sinai Akiba Academy 5th Grade (2014-15)

    This project will include all the family trees of the 5th graders at Sinai Akiba Academy for the academic year 2014-15. The goal is to get every single child in the class connected to Geni's World Family Tree . Aiden H. Amanda G. Ariel L. Avi C. Briyana B. Chloe N. Dylan B.

  • Recipients of the Charlemagne Prize

    Internationaler Karlspreis zu Aachen Created in 1949, and first awarded in 1950, the Charlemagne Prize is one of the most prestigious prizes in Europe. It compensates public personalities for their contribution in the service of West European understanding and common endeavour, and in the service of humanity and world peace . The prize was conceived by citizens of the German city of Aachen . ...

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  • Pioneers and Early Settlers - Rhodesia and Nyasaland (Zambia, Zimbabwe, Malawi)

    To participate in any project - you do need to first be a collaborator - so please join the project using the request link under "actions" at the top right of the page. Visit Geni Wikitext, Unicode and images which gives a great deal of assistance. See the discussion Project Help: How to add Text to a Project - Starter Kit to get you going! How to add a link is explained in the attached d...

  • German War Graves in Woodland Cemetery, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada

    During the First and Second Wars German Prisoners of War were detained in POW camps throughout Canada. 187 of them died while detained in Canadian POW camps during both World Wars and were buried at various sites across Canada. The German War Graves Commission , a humanitarian organization charged with registering the German war dead abroad, wanted to consolidate the German POWs in one place to...

  • New Year - Rosh Hashana Introspective Meditations

    Kol Nidre , Perry Como Avinu Malkeinu Barbara Streisand Kol Nidrei Jazz Singer scene by Neil Diamond May the sound of the Shofar shatter our complacency And make us conscious of the corruptions in our lives. May the sound of the Shofar enter our hearts; For blessed is the people that hearkens to its call - by Hershel Matt . ...

  • Jewish families from Rožmberk nad Vltavou (Rosenberg), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Rožmberk nad Vltavou (Rosenberg) in Bohemia, Czech Republic.

  • Hvar - Hrvatsko Rodoslovlje - Dalmacija

    First census in Hvar 1673 (*1) ALFIERI Luka 6. ANGELINI Gabrijel 6, Jelena 4. ANTIGO Ivan 3. BALETTA karmerlengo 3. BARBARIĆ Jerolim 4, Kata 2. BARIŠIĆ Frane 5, Nikola 4. BENEDETTI Marieta 3. BERSILAVIĆ Ivan 3. BERTO Nikola 9. BERTUZZI Domina 6, Lukrecija 2. BERVALDI (Berualdo) Antun 12, Marin 6, Nikola 7. BIANCHIN Marin 7, Nikola 8. BLOBA...

  • Sukkoth: The Holy Shepherds / Ushpizin - אושפיזין בסוכה

    The Ushpizin The Ushpizin theme is a variation of "mortal visited by angel," which occurs at times in Judeo-Christian traditions; eg. the revelation of Elijah as a mystical vision that pious individuals can merit. However, it is the virtue of charity and feeding the poor that merits the presence of the Ushpizin on Sukkoth. Ushpizin, an Aramaic term, occurring in the Tosefta (Ma'aser Sheni 1:1...

  • Norske ordførere

    Dette prosjektet har som formål å samle alle ordførere i Norge. Fra Wikipedia ( ): Formannskapslovene var to lover som ble vedtatt i 14. januar 1837 og som gjaldt fra 1. januar 1838. Det ble opprettet nye folkevalgte organer i henhold til disse lovene både i bygder og byer. Landet ble delt inn i formannskapsdistrikter, 355 på landet og 37 for byene. Ve...

  • Connecting to the Big Tree

    Connecting to the Big Tree Last updated 20 June 2014 The goal of Geni is to create a single, accurate family tree that connects all members, with no duplicates. However, there are Geni users who are not aware that they are part of the Big tree - or not part of the Big Tree. Nor do they know " how to " connect to the "Big Tree.". Geni.com calls it the World Family Tree; see this page for W...

  • Genealogy Specialists on Geni

    Meet some eminent genealogists , prominent pedigree website creators and exceptional family tree Bloggers who are on Geni . Please feel free to contribute additional geni members who are genealogy specialists with websites, or blogs to this project. Your assistance with this project would be greatly appreciated. Thank you. Project Photo ------------------------------------- ...

  • Huguenot World Diaspora

    This project aims to provide an Overarching Index for Country-Specific Projects documenting Huguenot Refugee Emigration. I've called for help and input on this discussion THIS IS JUST AN IDEA OF HOW IT MIGHT LOOK - PLEASE JUMP IN & HELP SET IT UP & EDIT (Sharon) The Huguenots were French and Flemish Protestants who fled their own countries because of religious persecution. There were two main...

  • 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...

  • The Migration From Stange, Hedmark, Norway

    The municipality of Stange is situated on the east side of the lake Mjøsa. It borders the municipalities of Hamar on the north; Løten, Våler, and Åsnes to the east; Nord-Odal to the south; and Eidsvoll to the west. Stange consists of several areas that were previously distinct, including Vallset, Romedal, Espa, Åsbygda, Tangen, and Stange itself. The municipal...

  • 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...

  • University of Texas at Austin

    of Texas at Austin=The University of Texas at Austin (informally UT Austin, UT, University of Texas, or simply Texas) is a state research university and the flagship institution of The University of Texas System. Founded in 1883 as "The University of Texas", its campus is located in Austin—approximately 1 mile (1,600 m) from the Texas State Capitol. The institution has the fifth-largest ...

  • United States Marine Corps

    This project is designed to include those who achieved fame or notoriety while in the Marine Corps or as a result of previous or subsequent endeavors, infamy, or successes. Several lists are provided (linked) below. United States Marine Corps The United States Marine Corps (USMC) is a branch of the United States Armed Forces responsible for providing power projection from the sea, using t...

  • Notable businesspeople

    Businesspeople (also businessmen or businesswomen ) are people involved in a particular undertaking of activities for the purpose of generating revenue from a combination of human, financial, and physical capital. List of notable Businesspeople Aerospace industry‎ Thomas O Paine (1921-1992) USA Advertising Leo Burnett (1891 - 1971) Fairfax M. Cone (1903 - 1977) USA Ge...

  • Jalgpalliklubi "Jõhvi Kalju"

    Jõhvi kooli jalgpallimeeskond 1920. aastal 1. rida: Helmar Timusk Rein Kraus Herbert Koppel 2 rida Ernst Kütt Voldemar Noortoots Eduard Hints või Aleksander Hints 3 rida Johannes Kruut Johannes Teksal

  • Austro-Hungarian Jews

    This project is here to give us a greater insight into the lives of our ancestors from across the empire and to help us work together to find our common roots. List of Austro-Hungarian Jews Wikipedia Famous People Sigmund Freud : Father of Psychoanalysis. Theodor Herzl : Father of Zionism. Stefan Zweig : Novelist, playwright, journalist, biographer. Franz Kafka : Novelist.

  • Gonzalez Brick Wall

    Goal: An attempt to pull enough Gonzalez Collaborators/Curators etc. together, to connect the Gonzalez Branches, around the Globe! What to do?: Please, feel free to add any and all directly GONZALEZ related profiles, to this project, by using the actions link, top right of this project page. Some collected resources: (Please, ADD your best finds, as well.) 136 Gonzalez entries, here...

  • Collaboration Pool

    Join this project (select ACTIONS (top right) and click Join Project ) if you are or would like to become part of Collaboration Pool. If you join this project, you are indicating your willingness to accept all collaboration requests from anyone else who has joined this project. To remove yourself from Collaboration Pool simply leave this project (Actions > Leave Project ) and Unfollow . ...

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  • Vietnam War

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

  • Norwegians in the Civil War

    There were a lot of Norwegians who participating in the American Civil War. Many people have wanted a project covering this part of Norwegian - American history. "Telelaget" "Vesterheim" "15th Regiment Infantry, Field and Staff" "15th Wisconsin Infantry & their Flag" * Svaldbard * Akershus Even Johansen Skofstad * Aust-Agder * Buskerud Kongsberg Ludvig "Lewis" Ch...

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  • Premierzy RP - Prime Ministers of the Republic of Poland

    Prime Ministers of the Republic of Poland (1918-1939): 0. Ignacy Daszyński 14 listopada 1918-17 listopada 1918 1. Jędrzej Moraczewski 18 listopada 1918 16 stycznia 1919 2. Ignacy Jan Paderewski 18 stycznia 1919 27 listopada 1919 3. Leopold Skulski 13 grudnia 1919 9 czerwca 1920 4. Wincenty Witos nie utworzył rządu 10 czerwca 1920 23 czerwca 1920 5...

  • Scotch-Irish Families of Rockbridge County, Virginia

    Please add your ancestors to this project if they were born, lived, or died in Rockbridge County. Add the first of the family to settle in Rockbridge County to the family list below and add the other profiles to the project. I will be adding photographs taken at Highbridge Church Cemetery and along Plank Road in Springfield and in downtown Lexington on 6/21/2013. History of the Scotch-Irish...

  • 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...

  • Antigos Imigrantes de Flandres para os Açores / Original Flemish settlers in the Azores

    Original Flemish settlers in the Azores Este projeto destina-se a reunir os primeiros imigrantes que vieram das regiões da Holanda e Bélgica para os Açores, cujos perfis são bastante difíceis de encontrar no Geni pela multiplicidade de variações de sua ortografia e pelo 'aportuguesamento' dos nomes de seus descendentes. Muitos deles emigraram d...

  • Popular Indian Personalities

    Prominent Indian Personalities Adoor Gopalakrishnan Dr. K.P.P. Nambiar Mahatma Gandhi Indira Gandhi Sonia Gandhi Rahul Gandhi Motilal Nehru Kamala Nehru Pandit Jawaharial Nehru

  • IAJGS International Conference 2013 - Boston

    Please Note: The "IAJGS International Conference 2013- Boston" Project is a volunteer initiative of the hundreds of avid genealogists participating in the development of the Jewish Genealogy Portal at Geni.com. It is not officially related to the IAJGS or the Conference, which speak for themselves on the web pages whose links are provided below. Now that we have the disclaimer out of the way, h...

  • Jewish Genealogy Portal: A Guide to Jewish Projects and Resources on Geni

    On Geni you can access and collaborate on the most comprehensive Jewish family trees ever created. This Portal is a guide to significant Jewish genealogy umbrella or resource projects on Geni. After the Historical Projects overview, the Portal is organized primarily by geographic region, similar to the database structure at JewishGen . The Portal is meant to complement and reorganize the Jewish...

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  • Robertson Families of Virginia

    The Robertson family in Virginia are similar to the Lee family; many people researching the surname want to connect to the prominent family of the same name. There are so many speculative connections and so much wishful thinking that any assertion has to be examined closely. In many cases, the wives have been displaced by 100 years or more in order to create a connection.The goal of this projec...

  • Early Settlers of Enkeldoorn - E

    Early Settlers of Enkeldoorn - E This is a sub-project of Early Settlers of Enkeldoorn - Main Page Extracted from Publication - THE WHITES OF ENKELDOORN 1880 to 1980 A history of the families of european descent who settled in the area of Enkeldoorn (renamed Chivu) Rhodesia. now Zimbabwe. Author -- Sarel Van der Walt Completed in approximately the year 2001 POPULATION ENKELDOORN -...

  • „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...

  • H.P. Lovecraft Ancestry

    H.P. Lovecraft's old New England family, ancestry and milieu had a documented influence on his art. For those of us who grew up on his terrifying and creative stories, this project is to help us understand those familial and societal impacts. Please participate by finding ways in which his family, ancestors, ancestral home, or old New England environment are reflected in his stories and addin...

  • Louis Riel & Metis Family Tree

    Following Louis Riel's Family, Ancestors, & Descendants.

  • Canadian Portal

    The Canadian portal The Canadian portal is a place to meet other researchers, share information and take part in discussions and find everything available on Geni related to Canada. In addition to the above this portal will also function as a research tool with the links and sources provided on this portal page. About Canada Canada is a North American country consisting of ten provinces a...

  • 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 ...

  • Emmy Award winners

    Emmy, is a television production award, and is considered the television equivalent to the Academy Awards (for film) and the Grammy Awards (for music). External links International Emmy Award Winners USA Prime Time Emmy Award Winners USA Daytime Emmy Award Winners Canada - Gemini Award Australia - Logie Award

  • Clergé Catholique du Québec

    Introduction Préambule Le projet « Clergé Catholique du Québec » réassemble les membres du clergé catholique de la province de Québec, depuis la découverte du Canada par Jacques Cartier jusqu'à nos jours. Méthode La méthode est très simple : Dans ce répertoire, les profiles des membres sont...

  • HistoryLink

    HistoryLink - Free Geni Research Tools History Search will compare your direct ancestors (and their siblings) to projects on Geni that focus on historical or famous individuals. It will list any matches found, the relation, and what projects they belong to. It can also search for master profiles, problem profiles, pending merges, and can create a simple visualization of tree completeness. Not...

  • 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 baptismi ajalugu

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

  • Ochse Genealogy of SA

    This project is designed to collect Research Information, Discussions, Queries etc on the Ochse family of South Africa. Core profiles Christian George Ochse, SV/PROG Ann Munday, SM/PROG OCHSE FAMILY - SOUTH AFRICAN GENEALOGY The genealogical ancestor of all members of the Ochse family in South Africa was Christian George Ochse, SV/PROG , the son of Christian George Ochse, born on ...

  • Battle of Bloodriver / Geveg van Bloedrivier

    Battle of BLOODRIVER ~ Geveg van BLOEDRIVIER ~ NCOME RIVER PROJECT OBJECTIVES: Die projek beoog om die diegene wat aan Bloedrivier deelgeneem het te identifiseer. Almal word uitgenooi om by te dra en te help. Veral om profiele te identifiseer en by te voeg. This project aims to identify and list the those who took part in the Battle of blood river. Everyone is invited to participate and p...

  • Jewish Families of Gaya (Kyjov)

    This project identifies individuals connected to the town of Gaya (Kyjov) in the Hodonín district of Southern Moravia . Individuals who lived in Gaya and its surrounding villages, or who were raised in families with immediate connections to the town, will be tagged here. A list entitled Namen das Familianten appears in the Czech Jewish Registers volume on "Kyjov, #931: N [births] 1818,...

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  • Scandalous Women

    (adj) disgraceful, scandalous, shameful, shocking (giving offense to moral sensibilities and injurious to reputation) "scandalous behavior"; "the wicked rascally shameful conduct of the bankrupt"- Thackeray; "the most shocking book of its time" From the Greek σκάνδαλον, a trap or stumbling-block. The metaphor is that wrong con...

  • Academy Award winners

    What is an Academy Award? An Academy Award is an award bestowed by the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to recognize excellence of professionals in the film industry, including directors, actors, and writers. The Oscar statuette is officially named the Academy Award of Merit and is one of nine types of Academy Awards. The formal ceremony at which the Awards of Meri...

  • Film directors

    Scope of Project This project aims to identify notable film directors. Overview A film director is a person who directs the actors and crew in the making of a film. They control a film's artistic and dramatic aspects, while guiding the technical crew and actors. Responsibilities Film directors are responsible for overseeing creative aspects of a film under the film producer. They ofte...

  • Models

    A model (from Middle French modèle//aew),is a person who is employed to promote, display, or advertise commercial products (notably fashion clothing) or to serve as a visual object for people who are creating works of art. Modelling ("modeling" in American English) is considered to be different from other types of public performance, such as an acting, dancing or being a mime artist. T...

  • 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...

  • Warner Family Reunion

    Greetings from Suffolk! Birthplace of Sir Thomas Warner who colonized the Islands in the Caribbean. It is so wonderful to have this opportunity to connect with relatives all over the world. Hopefully soon we will know who our common ancestor 'Mystery Warner' is! A few of us have been so excited with the idea to have a reunion specifically for our Warner descendants all over the world. We lo...

  • Familie/Family Botha

    This project is designed to collect Research Information, Discussions, Queries etc on the Botha family of South Africa. Please also come and join us on our Botha Facebook Page . Please follow the guidelines when creating or merging profiles refer to project: Core profiles Friedrich Botha (Both) SV/PROG 1 Samuel Friedrich Botha (Bode) SV/PROG 2 Please note that the descendants of S...

  • 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,...

  • Eesti sõjaväelased

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

  • Jewish Families of Hodonin (Göding), Moravia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to list representatives of the Jewish families from the Moravian town of Hodonín (Göding) in today's Czech Republic. The KehilaLinks page on Hodonín (JewishGen) tells us that "a Jewish community existed in Hodonín as early as the first half of the 17th century. Most Jewish families of the fairly large community were expelled from the town in the ...

  • Missionaries

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

  • Eesti Vabadussõda

    Enamusest eesti peredest osales keegi Eesti Vabadussõjas (28.11.1918 -02.02.1920). Paljud neist langesid lahingutes või surid haigustesse. Kokku oli neid 3588 inimest, seal hulgas 233 ohvitseri. Koondame siia projekti oma sugulased ja hõimlased, kes andsid oma elu vabaduse eest. Paneme kirja ka selle, mida me neist teame. Sama märksõna "EESTI VABADUSSÕ...

  • Ambassadors of the United States

    Ambassadors of the United States Ambassadors of the United States to individual nations of the world, to international organizations, to past nations, and ambassadors-at-large are nominated by the President and confirmed by the Senate. Jon Huntsman - China Gary Locke - China General Walter Bedell Smith - Soviet Union Thomas J. Watson Jr - Soviet Union

  • Suid Afrikaanse Gemeenskap - vanaf 1652 / The South African Community since 1652

    Hierdie blad is suiwer Afrikaans. vir die Engelse weergawe gaan na onderstaande. See English guide to Genealogical Resources for assistance in English. Die doel van die projek is om al die eerste Stam van elke van in die gemeenskap van Suid Afrika by te voeg met bronne en verwysings beskikbaar in Suid Afrika. Suid Afrika het aanvanklik begin met Hugenote en Setlaars maar so deur die jar...

  • 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...

  • Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) WINBURG Kamp/Camp

    WINBURG Type:white / black Location:Orange River Colony Date open:01/03/1901 Date closed:06/01/1903 Rations:15/2/1901: For native refugees: Natives over 12 years of age: Daily: 1½ lbs either mealies, K/corn, unsifted meal or mealie meal; ¼ oz salt; Weekly: 1 lb fresh or tinned meat; ½ coffee; 2 oz sugar - all but the corn to cost 4½d per ration The ...

  • Victims of the Nazi Holocaust - קרבנות הנאצים בשואה

    Victims of the Nazi Holocaust around the World ------ קרבנות הנאצים בשואה This project's mission is to list the names of the victims of the Nazi Holocaust to show that they all live on in our hearts and minds---We will Never Forget, to Remember them forever! This project ho...

  • 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...

  • Hrvatski književnici/Croatian writers

    A Bartol Alvernski Ivan Ambrozović Ivan Nepomuk Ambrozović Stanko Andrić Ignacije Aquilini B Toma Babić Hugo Badalić Xenia Bakran-Sunić Ivo Balentović Zvonimir Balog Mate Balota Stjepan Banović Miloš Bandić Zvonimir Bartolić Nikola Batušić Branko Bavč...

  • Political Leaders of the European Union

    The European Union (EU) was created by the Treaty of Maastricht on February 7, 1992. Its institutions are largely based on its predecessor, the European Economic Community (EEC). The latter, founded by the Treaty of Rome on March 25, 1957, created a common market between its original six members which later expanded to twelve. Since 1992, the EU added a significant political dimension to the pr...

  • Suojärvi - Суоярви

    Pagizendua Suojärven da lähil olijoin randazien rodn'akundatutkimukses, end'izis elo- aijois da mis tahto muus mi mieleh juohtuu. Keskustelua Suojärven ja lähiseutujen sukututkimuksesta, sukuhistoriasta yms. Diskussion om Suojärvi ock dess närområden, släktforskning, släkthistoria mm. Discussion about genealogy research and fa...

  • Golden Globe Award winners

    The Golden Globe Award is an accolade bestowed by the 93 members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) recognizing excellence in film and television, both domestic and foreign. The annual formal ceremony and dinner at which the awards are presented is a major part of the film industry's awards season, which culminates each year with the Academy Awards. External links Wikipedia...

  • 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...

  • University of Michigan

    of Michigan=The University of Michigan (UM, U-M, UMich, or U of M), frequently referred to as simply Michigan, is a public research university located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States. It is the state's oldest university and has two satellite campuses located in Flint and Dearborn. The university was founded in 1817 in Detroit as the Catholepistemiad, or University of Michigania, about 20 ...

  • Pairs de France (1179-1790)

    Peers of France . Les pairs de France (ecclésiastiques et laïcs) depuis le couronnement du roi Philippe Auguste jusqu'à l'abolition de la fonction. The Peers of France (clerical and lay) since the crowning of KIng Philippe Auguste until the abolishment of the position. ____________________________________________________ Introduction (Under Construction) L...

  • Jewish Families of Kraków (Poland)

    Krakow was one of the largest Jewish centers in Poland/Galicia. Founded before the end of the first millennium, the city of Krakow (Cracow), located today in southern Poland, served as the seat of the Piast Dynasty and eventually as the capital of the Polish Kingdom until the early 17th century. After the third partition of Poland in 1795, Krakow became the seat of Galicia province in the A...

  • Forgotten Actors

    Een project waar we de beroemde acteurs van weleer een plaats kunnen geven. Om ze te eren voor hetgene ze ons geschonken hebben. Interesse, ontspanning, plezier en soms ook in gedachten de bioscoop verlaten omdat de film je niet los liet. Dan was het verhaal geweldig maar de acteurs (vrouwen en mannen) die je in het verhaal (fictie of werkelijkheid) deden geloven Een stapje uit je eigen wereld ...

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  • Forgotten Actresses

    A tribute to the character actresses, pin-ups, "legends" from the Golden Age, who the modern public never really speak or think about; and those who succumbed to tragic deaths. "Life can be wildly tragic at times, but whatever happens to you, you have to keep a slightly comic attitude. In the final analysis, you have got not to forget to laugh." - Katharine Hepburn. List (alphabetical by fi...

  • Order Orła Białego - Order of the White Eagle

    The Order of the White Eagle (Polish: Order Orła Białego) is Poland's highest decoration awarded to both civilians and the military for their merits. It was officially instituted on November 1, 1705 by Augustus II the Strong and bestowed on eight of his supporters: four Polish magnates, three Russian field marshals (including Peter Lacy), and one Cossack hetman. Order Orł...

  • Schippers in de familie

    -WORK-in-PROGRESS-cooperation WELKOM- 'n echte Schipper in Uw familie? Schipper mag ik overvaren, ja of nee? Moet ik dan een cent betalen, ja of nee? we zoeken in de sectoren: ZEE-vaart - Zee-VISSERIJ - BINNEN-vaart - RECREATIE-vaart KUST-vaart SLEEP- & DUW-vaart - ZEE-vaart De schepen van de VOC hadden een schipper aan boord. Die kreeg de leiding over de z...

  • Jesuits

    The Society of Jesus (Latin: Societas Iesu, S.J., SJ or SI) is a Christian male religious order of the Roman Catholic Church. The members are called Jesuits and are also known colloquially as "God's Marines", the latter being references to founder Ignatius of Loyola's military background and the members' willingness to accept orders anywhere in the world and to live in extreme conditions where ...

  • Norwegian American

    Emigration from Norway to the United States of America. This project is about emigrants from Norway to USA. Index Links Norwegian-American Settlements in The US From which county in Norway was the emigrants born? Østfold Akershus Oslo Hedmark Oppland Buskerud Vestfold Telemark Aust Agder Vest Agder Rogaland Hordaland Sogn og Fjordane Møre ...

  • Burgemeesters in NOORD-HOLLAND nl.

    NLD: Politiek ‧ Bestuur ‧ Rechtspraak ‧ Burgemeesters in de provincie NOORD-HOLLAND ‧ . . Voor Nederlandse burgemeesters in andere provincies zoekt u via Burgemeesters IN • Groningen nl. • Friesland • Drenthe • Overijssel • FLEVOLAND nl. • Gelderland • Utrecht • Noord-Holland • Zuid-Holland Ȃ...

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