Genealogy Projects on the Geni Family Tree

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  • 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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  • 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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  • Princeton University

    Princeton University is a private research university located in Princeton, New Jersey, United States. It is one of the eight universities of the Ivy League, and one of the nine Colonial Colleges founded before the American Revolution. Princeton provides undergraduate and graduate instruction in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and engineering. Princeton does not have sch...

  • 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

  • South Africa - Profile Conventions/Guidelines

    Conventions for Profile Management on the South African branch of the "World Family Tree" (WFT) The Naming Conventions outlined in this project, with the Supporting document, currently in version 3-2 . These conventions follow and are in line with: Coalition for the Standardization of GENi Naming Conventions Naming Conventions Wiki These Conventions follow the method suggested by pr...

  • Jewish Families from Humpolec, Czech Republic

    This projects seeks to collect representative profiles of all of the Jewish families form the town of Humpolec (Gumpolds, Humpoltz) in the Czech Republic. JewishGen's Humpolec page HISTORY: The first mention of a small Jewish community in Humpolec dates back to 1385. The respective record was kept in the archives of the nearby Želiv (Seelau) Monastery. In the second half of the 14th ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Madison County, Virginia, USA

    Official Web Site Wikipedia Madison County Historical Society This project is a table of contents for all projects relating to Madison County Virginia. See the Related Projects for details. Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

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  • Town Founders

    A project to honor the founders of our towns and cities worldwide. These men and women are our civil and religious leaders that built a community though their hard work, leadership, vision, and pioneer spirit.The profiles that are added should include a description of their role in the creation of the town. An example profile is provided for Alexander Mayer Schaeffer.Schaefferstown was founded ...

  • du Plessis Family of South Africa

    Jean Prieur du Plessis Stamvader/Progenitor (c.1638-1708) Married x Madeleine Menanteau circa 1688 Married xx Marie Buisset on 29 August 1700 at Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Family - Madeleine Menanteau born c 1668, died between 1694 - 1700 Children Charles Prieur du Plessis b. 1688, d. 18 Sep 1737 Jean Louis du Plessis+8 b. 13 Feb 1691 Judith du Plessis+7 b. c 1694 Famil...

  • Jewish Families from Prague

    This project seeks to reconstruct the Jewish population of Prague in the late 18th and 19th centuries. In the public tree on Geni, it is possible to link up all of the major Prague families. You can find a list of Prague Jewish surnames from Alexander Beider's work . You will notice that many of them are rather uncommon today, but very distinctive for Prague, such as the possessive patro- and...

  • Research exchange/Navorsing uitruilskema

    Exchange of death notices and other genealogical sources All researchers spending hours, years and days in Archives have a lot of Research material that they can’t fit into their trees. The Main Aim of this project is To place the names of the countries with the name of the deceased in this project. If anybody feel they can use it, they are free to Contact the holder/...

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  • 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 ...

  • Jewish Communities of Slovakia

    This is an umbrella project for all of the Jewish communities of Slovakia. Alistál Banska Bystrica Bardejov Bratislava Dolni Kubin Dunajska Streda Galanta Giraltovce

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission

    With this project it is envisaged that photos of the cemeteries and war graves that are included with the records of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission should be added here. Profiles of persons who are listed by the Commission may also be added here. Visit the website at We commemorate the 1,700,000 men and women of the Commonwealth forces who died in the two world wars. Our cemeterie...

  • 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...

  • Black Canadians in World War I

    This project is to showcase the Black Canadians who served in the First World War.==References and Links==

  • Black British in World War I

    This project will highlight British-born Blacks who fought in World War I.

  • Global Family Reunion

    Best selling author A.J. Jacobs (“AJ”) hopes that you can connect with him, now, in the Geni World Family Tree, and invites you to attend the Global Family Reunion in 2015 where you can jointly break the Guinness world record for the world’s largest family reunion ever. This will be a fun day with presentations by celebrities and famous scientists, music, comedy, games, int...

  • Danish Resistance Movements during WWII

    På dansk for neden, danish below The Danish Resistance Movement (Danish: Modstandsbevægelsen) was an underground insurgency movement to resist the German occupation of Denmark during World War II. By the German occupation in 1943 many Danes were involved in underground activities, ranging from producing illegal publications to espionage and sabotage. Resistance agents killed an ...

  • 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. ...

  • Italian Resistance Movements during WWII

    The Italian resistance movement (Italian: Resistenza italiana or just Resistenza) comprised different ideological and political groups. Opposing the occupying German forces and the Italian Fascist puppet regime of the Italian Social Republic during the later years of the war they were known as the Italian resistance and Italian partisans. Outline of the situation In 1943, the Allied occup...

  • Norwegian Resistance Movements during WWII

    This project is an outline of the Norwegian resistance to the occupation of Norway by Nazi Germany which began after Operation Weserübung in 1940 and ended in 1945. Resistance movements during World War II took place in Norway through a variety of actions, military organization, disinformation and propaganda, guerilla attacks and outright warfare. The more organized military defense an...

  • Military history of Britain project

    About Military history of Britain project The aim of this project is to collect profiles from everyone who was part of the British military trough history and to share a common interest in UK military matters. This project will also function as an umbrella project for other UK military projects on Geni. Please do not hesitate to build this project with us by adding information and profiles an...

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  • KZ Treblinka

    Treblinka Extermination Camp Konzentrationslager (Concentration Camp) Treblinka (Polish pronunciation: [trɛˈbʎinka]) was a Nazi extermination camp in occupied Poland during World War II near the village of Treblinka in the modern-day Masovian Voivodeship of Poland. The camp, which was constructed as part of Operation Reinhard, operated between July 23, 1942 and October ...

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  • Jewish Families from Koloveč, Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to list representatives of all of the Jewish families from the Bohemian town of Koloveč (Kollautschen) in the Czech Republic. About Koloveč is a market town (městys) in Domažlice District in the Plzeň Region of the Czech Republic. Jewish history The first evidence of Jews in Koloveč is from approximately 1800. According to chu...

  • 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 Popis Katoličkih Biskupija,Nadbiskupija i �...

  • 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...

  • Svenska präster genom tiderna

    Svenska präster genom tiderna Projekt som startades 2012 med målet att samla alla kyrkans män (biskopar, kyrkoherdar, komministrar, kompastorer, teologer, teologiestuderande etc.) i Sverige och alla landskap som tillhört Sverige (exempelvis de i Finland och Baltikum) från reformationen och framåt. En avskrift av personens biografi från herdamin...

  • Mäetaguse kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Mäetaguse kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Projekti...

  • 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�...

  • Jewish families from Vodňany (Wodnan), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Vodňany (Wodnan) in Bohemia, Czech Republic

  • Merchants

    merchant is a businessperson who trades in commodities produced by others, in order to earn a profit. The status of the merchant has varied during different periods of history and amongst different societies. Merchants have often been the subject of works of art.There are two types of merchant.A wholesale merchant operates in the chain between producer and retail merchant, typically dealing in ...

  • Maly Trostinets extermination camp

    Maly Trastsianiets extermination camp (see alternate spellings), located near a small village on the outskirts of Minsk, Belarus, was the site of a Nazi extermination camp. Originally built in the summer of 1941, on the site of a Soviet kolkhoz, as a concentration camp, to house Soviet prisoners of war who had been captured following the German attack on the Soviet Union which commenced on Ju...

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  • 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...

  • CUZZIN - Communicate

    About the CUZZIN Communicate Portal This portal was created in order to facilitate communication between those requiring help adding their profiles to the South African branch of the "World FamilyTree" ('WFT') according to RSA GENi conventions and standards and your CUZZIN Curators who have an interest in the SA branch but work for the good of the whole 'WFT'. Please encourage everyone with...

  • CUZZIN - Hello

    CUZZIN Hello!! Welcome to our Community The CUZZIN Community is a South African GENi user driven initiative to encourage productive collaboration with the aim of working for the "good of all". Please join us... This CUZZIN Community Home Project , provides links to our most important South African based projects. Tip Click on the 'Follow' button in the top right hand corner of the page ...

  • Jewish Families of Tábor, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to document the Jewish families of Tábor (Tabor, Bohemia, Czech Republic) Jewish history: [ ]

  • 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. -----------------------------------------------------------------------...

  • 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...

  • Cavalieri di San Marco, Knights of St. Mark

    Kavaljeri Svetoga Marka - Knights of St. Mark - Cavaliere di San Marco Boka Kotor (Bocche di Cattaro) Nikola Bolica , (imenovan 1658/02/12) (Niccolò Bolizza) Niccolò Bolizza (imenovan 1657) Niccolò Bolizza 3 Frano Bolica (imenovan 1616/06/30) (Francesco Bolizza) Giovanni Bolizza (imenovan 1663/03/07) Vicko Bolica (imenovan 1621/01/25) (Vincenzo Bolizza) Ni...

  • Phillips Family Cleanup

    This is a project to clean up several Phillips families that have incorporated questionable information from online sources.According to the Phillps yDNA Project, "Richard Ripley is a Canadian genealogist who claims most Canadian and American Phillips families descend from the aristocratic Philipps family of Picton Castle, Wales. He sells a CD containing that misinformation to anyone naï...

  • Burgemeesters in ZEELAND nl.

    Politiek ‧ Bestuur ‧ Rechtspraak BURGEMEESTERS ~ SCHEPENEN ‧ prov ZEELAND-NLD ‧ 1851-heden ‧ Voor Nederlandse burgemeesters van andere provincie zoekt u in Burgemeesters IN • Groningen nl. • Friesland • Drenthe • Overijssel • FLEVOLAND nl. • Gelderland • Noord-Holland • ce Zuid-Holland • ...

  • Gateway profiles

    From Nat Taylor's A Genealogist's Sketchbook : What is a Gateway Ancestor? " ... in broad terms, a gateway ancestor is any individual with known or traceable ancestry in a specific group who intermarries into a target group, and therefore adds a new set of ancestors to his or her descendants in the target group. For example, every immigrant from one country to another is a potential gatew...

  • „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...

  • Freemasons in America

    Freemasons, or simply "Masons," have been an integral part of American culture since the Colonial period and have immeasurably shaped the Republic 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 members working in their own communit...

  • War of 1812

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

  • 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 family h...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Blacks in the American Revolution

    Crispus Attucks was a black man in the American Revolutionary War, was the first person shot to death by British redcoats during the Boston Massacre, in Boston, Massachusetts, March 5, 1770. He has been named as the first martyr of the American Revolutionary War. Little is known for certain about Crispus Attucks beyond that he, along with Samuel Gray and James Caldwell, died "on the spot" dur...

  • 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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  • Americans in World War I

    In memory of those who served in World War I. Links and other resources Last Known WWI Vet Dead at 110 , Florence Green served as a mess steward in the Women's Royal Air Force. Welsh history of World War One to go online Rainbow Division Roster Interesting Americans with WW1 Connections Alice Bright, Lady Lowther , was the joint hon. secretary of the American Women’s Wa...

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  • Reich Refugees during Holocaust 1933-1945

    The idea of this project is to include "all" refugees from the Holocaust who managed to emigrate from Europe to safe countries, and to connect these immigrants to their families in Europe. Holocaust & Reich Refugees & Emigrés 1933-1945 List of Project Profiles Nazi Regime GenocideTimeline , Interactive Timeline The German Nazi persecution started with the Nazi boycott of Jewi...

  • 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,...

  • Deutsche Promi Geburtstage

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

  • Convicts to Australia

    Convicts to Australia This is the umbrella project for convicts projects and profiles currently on Geni Between 1788 and 1868, approximately 165,000 convicts were transported to the various Australian penal colonies by the British government. During the 17th and 18th centuries the British government transported some of their criminals to the American colonies, but this practice was brough...

  • Women's Rights / Feminism

    Subjects of this project are claimants of entitlements and freedoms for women (including girls) in any or all societies. In some places women's rights are institutionalized or supported by law, local custom, and behavior, whereas in others they may be ignored or suppressed. They differ from broader notions of human rights through claims of an inherent historical and traditional bias against...

  • SmartCopy

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

  • Farm Owners in South Africa

    Farms and the owners and history of the farm The main object will also be to have the profiles of the owners of the farms on Geni. Read abou the history of Groot Constantia here: Groot Constantia The History of Groot Constantia Wine Estate. Commander Simon van der Stel of the Dutch East India Company (VOC) arrived at the Cape supply station in 1679. Commissioner Rijckloff va...

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  • Knights Templar

    For naming conventions, see Medieval Kingdoms of Western Europe . At their peak, the Order of the Knights Templar (sometimes known as Temple Knights) had around 20,000 members. The legends surrounding their exploits may or may not be real (see below) but the men certainly were. This project is being created to give recognition to our ancestors, considered to be among the bravest of knights, K...

  • 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...

  • Tangata Whenua o Aotearoa

    Kia ora! Welcome to the Tangata Whenua o Aotearoa project. The goal of this project is to bring together New Zealand researchers and help them discover their whakapapa links, and to provide a meeting place for discussion on corrections and additions to our shared whanau and Tupuna. Please feel free to contribute! Kia ora. Naumai ki te kaupapa Tangata Whenua o Aotearoa. Te mea nui o tenei kaup...

  • Publishers

    Publishers Image Right: Thomas Nelson the founder of the publishing firm of Thomas Nelson and Sons that began in Scotland in 1798, a subsidiary of HarperCollins, Definition: A publisher is a company or person that publishes books, newspaper, journals or music Publishing is the process of production and dissemination of literature, music, or information -making information availabl...

  • Earls of Arundel

    The goal of this project is to consolidate and organize the profiles associated with the title Earl of Arundel . See below on full description of the title. Status Collaborators welcome! Please contact Tobias Jungen . History The title Earl of Arundel is the oldest extant Earldom and perhaps the oldest extant title in the Peerage of England. It is currently held by the Duke of Norfolk, ...

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

    Este é um subprojeto relacionado ao Projeto Maior Brasil: Imigrantes Portugueses ao Brasil / Portuguese immigrants to Brazil Aqui estão relacionados os imigrante portugueses que vieram ao Brasil do Concelho de MOGADOURO .# Baltazar de Morais de Antas (Mogadouro, c.1535 — São Vicente, c.1600) chegou ao Brasil em 11/9/1579, trazendo carta de Nobreza, foi Juiz Ordin�...

  • 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 ...

  • Authors

    [ ] An author is broadly defined as "the person who originated or gave existence to anything" and whose authorship determines responsibility for what was created. Narrowly defined, an author is the originator of any written work and can also be described as a writer.

  • Knights

    This project is a beginning introduction study of knights in genealogy. The mission is to help form a foundation of such membership and understanding of the family lines source for below: A knight is a person granted an honorary title of knighthood by a monarch or other political leader for service to the monarch or country, especially in a military capacity. Historically, in Europe, knightho...

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

    Este é um subprojeto relacionado ao Projeto Maior Brasil: Imigrantes Portugueses ao Brasil / Portuguese immigrants to Brazil Aqui estão relacionados os imigrante portugueses que vieram ao Brasil do Concelho de MONDIM DE BASTO .# Manuel da Costa Lourenço (Hundios, Mondim de Basto, Vila Real, Portugal, ? - Rio Grande, Rio Grande do Sul, 30 de maio de 1790) casado com Helena d...

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

    Este é um subprojeto relacionado ao Projeto Maior Brasil: Imigrantes Portugueses ao Brasil / Portuguese immigrants to Brazil Aqui estão relacionados os imigrante portugueses que vieram ao Brasil do Concelho de MONTEALEGRE .# Matias Gonçalves Moinhos de Vilhena (Pitões das Júnias, Monte Alegre, Vila Real District, Portugal, c. 1687 - Brasil, ?) casado com Josef...

  • Carpenters

    Everyone is invited to add their "hammering" ancestors to this project (profiles must be set to public). Project collaborators, feel free to update the project description, adding notes, documents, images, resources ... and inviting more collaborators. From Glimpses of 17th and 18th Century colonial American life There were men who earned a living at carpentry.  If they lived in a po...

  • Imigrantes Portugueses do Concelho de Montemor-o-Novo ao Brasil / Portuguese immigrants of Concelho of Montemor-o-Novo to Brazil

    Este é um subprojeto relacionado ao Projeto Maior Brasil: Imigrantes Portugueses ao Brasil / Portuguese immigrants to Brazil Aqui estão relacionados os imigrantes portugueses que vieram ao Brasil do Concelho de MONTEMOR-O-NOVO . Antonio Rodrigues de Almeida (Montemor-o-Novo, Évora, Portugal, c.1543 - São Paulo, Brasil, ?) Cavaleiro fidalgo da Casa Real, chegou ...

  • Imigrantes Portugueses do Concelho de Murça ao Brasil / Portuguese Immigrants of Concelho of Murça to Brazil Project

    Este é um subprojeto relacionado ao Projeto Maior Brasil: Imigrantes Portugueses ao Brasil / Portuguese immigrants to Brazil Aqui estão relacionados os imigrante portugueses que vieram ao Brasil do Concelho de MURÇA 1. Manuel da Silva Varges (Palheiros, Murça, Vila Real, Portugal - Rio Grande, Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil) casado com Paschoa Maria da Ressurrei...

  • Jewish families from Domousice (Domauschitz), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Domousice (Domauschitz) in Bohemia, Czech Republic. Geography Domoušice is located on a hill on the right side above the valley of Hasina in the hills Džbán. The village is situated in the area of the nature reserve Džbán. To the north rises the Cerveny vrch (400 m ) in the north- ea...

  • Jewish Families from Lipník nad Bečvou (Leipnik), Moravia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to list representatives of all of the Jewish families from the Moravian town of Lipník nad Bečvou (Leipnik) in the Czech Republic. This video describes the history of the town and its Jewish community. LIPNIK NAD BECVOU (Czech. Lipník nad Bečvou; Ger. Leipnik), town in N.E. Moravia, Czech Republic. A synagogue is first mentioned there in 1540, ...

  • Belarusian Jews-יהודי בילורוסיה

    This is a place for all the descendants of the Belarusian Jews. In loving memory to my wonderful grandmother, Sara Haya ("Haisore" as her mom used to call her in Yiddish) Potapovskaya nee Gorelik. Sara Haya Gorelick's Family Sara Haya was born in Zhlobin to the large Gorelik family. She spent the years of the world war two in Orenburg along with her many family members. In Ore...

  • 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...

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

    Este é um subprojeto relacionado ao Projeto Maior Brasil: Imigrantes Portugueses ao Brasil / Portuguese immigrants to Brazil Aqui estão relacionados os imigrantes portugueses que vieram ao Brasil do Concelho de NORDESTE . Antonio Marcondes do Amaral (Achadinha, Nordeste, Ilha de São Miguel, Açores, Portugal, ? - Pindamonhangaba, São Paulo, 17 de maio de ...

  • Black Towns

    This project will be a master project for Black Towns, established in the U.S. and Canada in the 1700s, 1800s and early 1900s. It will be a related project of Blacks of the Old West. Other related projects will be listed in the right hand navigation column. (Project photo: Mound Bayou, MS . first incorporated Black Town in U.S. Nov 17, 1887 | African American Registry). African-American tow...

  • Jewish Families of Warsaw

    Warsaw was built on the banks of the Vistula River. The city has been capital of various reorganizations of Poland's territory since the 16th century, when Zygmunt III, commemorated in the famous Zymunt Column, moved the capital of Poland from Krakow. The history of Warsaw spans over 1400 years. In that time, the city evolved from a cluster of villages to the capital of a major European power...

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

    Este é um subprojeto relacionado ao Projeto Maior Brasil: Imigrantes Portugueses ao Brasil / Portuguese immigrants to Brazil Aqui estão relacionados os imigrante portugueses que vieram ao Brasil do Concelho de OLIVEIRA DE FRADES .# José Martins Fernandes Nogueira (Oliveira de Frades Municipality, Viseu District, Portugal, ? - Mamanguape, Paraiba, c. 1916) pai de Olavo da Si...

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

    Este é um subprojeto relacionado ao Projeto Maior Brasil: Imigrantes Portugueses ao Brasil / Portuguese immigrants to Brazil Aqui estão relacionados os imigrante portugueses que vieram ao Brasil do Concelho de OLIVEIRA DO HOSPITAL . Manuel Esteves Veríssimo da Fonseca (Ervedal da Beira, Oliveira do Hospital, Coimbra, Portugal, c. 1792 - Brasil, ?) casado com Quit�...

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

    Este é um subprojeto relacionado ao Projeto Maior Brasil: Imigrantes Portugueses ao Brasil / Portuguese immigrants to Brazil Aqui estão relacionados os imigrantes portugueses que vieram ao Brasil do Concelho de OLIVENÇA . João Antonio Rosado (Olivença, Portugal, ? - Brasil, ?) casado com Cândida Firmina de Oliveira Fagundes e Maria Antonia de Mede...

  • Jewish Communities of Poland

    This is an umbrella project for the Jewish communities historically associated with Poland- this includes the Russian Pale, Congress Poland, Galicia and parts of Prussia. NOTE THE LIST BELOW IS NOT ALL INCLUSIVE AND IS IN PROGRESS OF DEVELOPMENT. There were over 1000 Jewish communities in Poland and what was at one point or another historically associated with Poland. Please feel free to ad...

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

    Este é um subprojeto relacionado ao Projeto Maior Brasil: Imigrantes Portugueses ao Brasil / Portuguese immigrants to Brazil Aqui estão relacionados os imigrantes portugueses que vieram ao Brasil do Concelho de PAREDES '. [ ) casado com a imigrante espanhola Pura Larrabeiti Moreira, com quem teve 4 filhos naturais e legítimos, deixando grande descendência .

  • Jewish Families of Piła (Formerly Schneidemühl)

    Piła, Poland53°09' iła, Poland53°09' N 16°45' E 188 mi WNW of WarszawaN 16°45' E 188 mi WNW of Warszawa

  • Detroit, Michigan

    Goal and Scope of this Project This project is a description of the city of Detroit, its history and people that made it famous. The story of Detroit--and this project--starts from the first recorded mention of the site in 1670, when French missionaries found a stone idol venerated by the Indians there and destroyed it with an axe. Detroit on the map today. Toponymy How to Input Locat...

  • Ferry Keepers

    The profession of the ferryman is embodied in Greek mythology in Charon, the boatman who transported souls across the River Styx to the Underworld. Speculation that a pair of oxen propelled a ship having a water wheel can be found in 4th century Roman literature “Anonymus De Rebus Bellicis”. Though impractical, there is no reason why it could not work and such a ferry, modified ...

  • Brick-Wall Workshop

    This is an open group collaborative project for assistance on genealogy "Brick-Walls". We all have them - some we have been successful at overcoming, others still give us continued grief as we all like to complete our ancestor line as far back as possible to learn our family heritage. Basic genealogy 101 teaches us that most "Brick-Walls" are due to human error - enumerator mis-spellings, and...

  • Salty Dogs, Captains, and Mariners

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

  • 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.

  • College and University Presidents

    College and University Presidents

  • United States Military Academy (Notable Graduates)

    The United States Military Academy at West Point (USMA), also known as West Point, Army, The Academy, or simply, The Point, is a four-year coeducational federal service academy located in West Point, New York. The academy sits on scenic high ground overlooking the Hudson River, 50 miles (80 km) north of New York City. The entire central campus is a national landmark and home to scores of hist...

  • Notables of World War II

    World War II Allied leaders of World War II Axis Leaders of World War ll Military Commanders of World War ll World War II, or the Second World War (often abbreviated as WWII or WW2), was a global military conflict lasting from 1939 to 1945, which involved most of the world's nations, including all of the great powers: eventually forming two opposing military alliances, the Allies and th...

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