Genealogy Projects on the Geni Family Tree

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  • 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 ...

  • 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,...

  • Mormon Pioneers (1847-1868) Master Project

    This is a master project covering the Mormon Pioneers. The original Brigham Young led pioneer company has a separate project page. Other projects are organized by year of departure. Choose one of the 24 Projects Below 1846 Ship Brooklyn, 1847 Brigham Young (Original Pioneer Company) Additional Pioneer Company Yearly Migrations: 1847, 1848, 1849, 1850, 1851, 1852, 1853, 1854, 1...

  • Begraafplaats Groenesteeg te Leiden

    Introductie De begraafplaats Groenesteeg te Leiden is één van de oudste begraafplaatsen van Nederland en Rijksmonument. Het is tevens één van de mooiste met bomen bijna zo oud als de begraafplaats zelf. Hier liggen hoogleraren van de Universiteit Leiden, oud-burgemeesters, fabrikanten en kunstenaars. Bijvoorbeeld de arabist Snouck Hurgronje , de schilder Floris Ver...

  • Begraafplaats Groenesteeg te Leiden A-D

    Deze pagina is er alleen voor de verwijzing naar het originele project Begraafplaats Groenesteeg . Daar staan de profielen A-D . Dus geen profielen hier toevoegen. Vanwege het maximum aantal profielen wat toe te voegen is aan een project, circa 1125, hebben we de alfabetische lijst van 4973 personen verdeeld over vijf sub-projecten, die ongeveer even veel profielen kunnen bevatten, waar binne...

  • Notables on Israeli Stamps - ידוענים על בולי ישראל

    Project photo: King David of Israel by Marc Chagall . Israeli stamp, 1969 Katzenekson stamp ] Biblical Heroes אדם הראשון, Adam & חוה, Eve , 'Adam & Eve stamp1 ' ; 'Adam & Eve stamp2 ' (c.4004 BCE — 3070 BCE ) According to the Genesis creation narrative, the first human couple to inhabit Earth, cre...

  • Jewish families from Teplice (Teplitz), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Teplice (Teplitz) in Bohemia, Czech Republic. See for a history of the ill-fated "New Synagogue." See for the renewal of the Jewish Community of Teplice. See See See - Official website for the Jewish Community of Teplice

  • 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�...

  • 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 ...

  • Eesti teadlased

    Siia projekti soovime Genist kokku koguda tuntumaid teadlasi, akadeemikuid ja teadustööde ning avastustega seotud Eestimaa isikuid läbi kõigi ajajärkude.

  • Battle of Chickamauga

    Battle of Chickamauga, fought September 19–20, 1863,[1] marked the end of a Union offensive in southeastern Tennessee and northwestern Georgia called the Chickamauga Campaign. The battle was the most significant Union defeat in the Western Theater of the American Civil War and involved the second highest number of casualties in the war following the Battle of Gettysburg. The battle was f...

  • „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...

  • Andersonville: Camp Sumpter Military Prison Camp

    Introduction The Camp Sumter military prison at Andersonville was one of the largest Confederate military prisons during the Civil War. During the 14 months the prison existed, more than 45,000 Union soldiers were confined here. Of these, almost 13,000 died here. Today, Andersonville National Historic Site is a memorial to all American prisoners of war throughout the nation's history. Backg...

  • 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 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: United Kingdom & Ireland exercise HQ

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

  • World War I - Veterans and Survivors

    Veterans and Survivors of World War I Image right - Harry Patch the last British army veteran of World War I who died aged 111 in 2009 This project is dedicated to everyone who served during World War I .. and survived. It is a global project. veteran - noun - a person who has had long service or experience in an occupation, office, or the like: a veteran of the police force; a vetera...

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  • World War I

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

  • 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...

  • 1820 Settlers - Dyason's Party

    Dyason's Party Main reference The Settler Handbook by MD Nash Additional information from South African Settlers The aim of this project is to link profiles on Geni to the names in the list, and to expand notes about individuals - mostly on the Profile page in the "About Me" field, or here if no profile exists. To take part in any project - you do need to first be a collaborator - s...

  • 1820 British Settlers in South Africa

    Objective The purpose of this project is to record as many of the ORIGINAL settlers (Heads of the family groups) so that researchers can identify family lines and descendants. Secondly, current researchers who are descendants of the 1820 Settlers will be able to identify fellow researchers. Historical Summary Encouraged by the British government to emigrate to the Cape colony, the first...

  • Tallinna Pärnamäe kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Tallinna Pärnamäe kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Pärnamäe kalmistu kontaktandmed Maetu otsing Haudi andmebaasis Maetu otsing Find A Grave andmebaasis -------------------...

  • 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...

  • Kuusalu kihelkond

    Kuusalu vallas (end. Kiiu v.) sündinud soomepoisid, kes õppisid Kiiu koolis Kaitseliit 1919 nimekirjad: II jaoskond Raasiku osakond (Jõelähtme-, Kuusalu-, Kose-, Jüri-, Harju Jaani) nimekirjad. 1918 detsembris hakati moodustama Kaitseliidu baasil Eesti oma sõjaväge Vabadussõjas võitlemiseks: Kiiu valla jaoskonna mehed Kolg...

  • Eestlased Rootsis / Estonians in Sweden

    Siia projekti soovime Geni'st kokku koguda tuntumaid eestlased Rootsis läbi kõigi ajajärkude. Gotlandile jõudnud sõjapõgenikud 1939-1945 ja

  • 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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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Jõelähtme kihelkond

    Kogume siia projekti Jõelähtme kihelkonnas sündinud ja selle kihelkonnaga seotud inimesed. Eirti on oodatud piirkonniti' ärksamate - tegusamate inimeste lisamine. Lisaks erinevates sõdades võidelnud ja osalenud inimesed näit. I Ilmasõda, Vabadussõda, Soomepoisid, luurajad, sõjaväelased, õpetajad , kultuur, muusi...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • American Civil War

    The American Civil War (1861–1865), also referred to as the War Between the States or simply the Civil War, was a civil war fought in the United States of America. In response to the election of Abraham Lincoln as President of the United States, 11 southern slave states declared their secession from the United States and formed the Confederate States of America ("the Confederacy"); the o...

  • Authors of Great Literature

    Authors of great literature that teaches, elevates, inspires and ennobles mankind. Authors - alphabetical index, wikisource Selected authors by activity period: BCE Homer, Ὅμηρος Homēros (8th Century BCE ) Author of the Iliad and the Odyssey ; revered as the greatest ancient Greek epic poet. Aeschylus Α&...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Cemetries and Graves in South Africa/ Begraafplase en grafte in Suid Afrika

    Aim is to...... Profiles with add tombstone photo's Very Important Always give aknowledgement with the link to websites where photos were obtained from Towns must be added as heading. Co-ordinates where possible. It can be obtained for a grave you get from this website. REMEMBER aknowledgement MUST always be given. - A Alberton Fick Straat Begrafplaas/Cemetery - GPS: -26 1...

  • Rabivere Polli- Jaani järglased.

    Siia projekti on oodatud kõik Polli- Jaani järglased. Polli- Jaan: 4.07.2015 toimub järjekordne Mesila suguvõsa kokkutulek. Kõik kes teavad ennast olevat siia projekti lisatud isikute järglased, on oodatud ka kokkutulekule. Lähem info: ja

  • The Jewish community of Eisenstadt

    Eisenstadt (Hungarian: Kismarton), is a city in Austria, the state capital of Burgenland . The Jewish community of Eisenstadt was one of the oldest in Hungary. Its town charter of 1373 noted that Jews lived both within and outside the city walls. However, there is evidence that Jews had arrived in this area with the Roman Legions, well over 1,000 years before. In 1622, Eisenstadt came under t...

  • 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...

  • Familie/Family Barnard

    Barnard family history records that the surname descends from the Germanic name Bernhard, from the elements bern (bear) plus hard (brave, hardy, or strong). It is claimed by Hebrew scholars to be a symbol of the Israelite tribe of Issachar. Variations occur as Baer, Ber, Berr, Behr, Bernhardt, Bernard, or Barnard. The first known instance was Hugo Bernard from Lincolnshire in 1130. Henry Bernar...

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  • Nisko Reservation

    The Nisko Plan, also Lublin Plan or Nisko-Lublin Plan, was developed in September 1939 by the Nazi German Schutzstaffel (SS) as a "territorial solution to the Jewish Question". In contrast to the similar "Madagascar" and other Nazi plans, the Nisko Plan was put into effect between October 1939 and April 1940 by Germans' setting up the Lublin reservation, also Nisko reservation, a concentratio...

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  • New Zealand Settler Ships- Oliver Lang 1856

    Oliver Lang Ship: 1224 tons Captain: Joseph Mundle Surgeon Superintendent: Sailed Liverpool September 24th 1856 - arrived Wellington December 19th 1856 also to Nelson and Lyttelton (From the "Wellington Independent,' Dec. 20) ARRIVAL OF THE OLIVER LANG, This noble vessel arrived yesterday afternoon from Liverpool, after a quick passage of eightyfive days, bringing the welcome addition to our ...

  • van AMSTEL Family

    Familie van Amstel uit Noord Holland Nederlands Wikipedia: De Heren van Amstel. English Wikipedia: van Aemstel family, Founding fathers of Amsterdam Van Amstel is een van de oudste familienamen in Nederland. Oorsponkelijk waren de Heren van Amstel belangrijke ministerialen van de bisschop van Utrecht rond 1200-1296. Na de moord op Floris de Vijfde door Gijsbrecht IV Van Amstel, Herman VI ...

  • Oyster River Massacre

    Raid on Oyster River, also known as Oyster River Massacre July 18. The Indians fell suddenly & unexpectedly upon Oyster River about break of Day. Took 3 Garrisons (being deserted or not defended) killed & Carried away 94 persons, & burnt 13 houses- this was the f[i]r[st] act of hostility Committed by [them] after ye peace Concluded at Pemmaqd. -- Journal of the Rev. John Pike, of Dover, N.H...

  • Queens College, Cambridge

    [ ] Queens' College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge, England. Queens' is one of the oldest and largest colleges of the university, founded in 1448 by Margaret of Anjou (the Queen of Henry VI, who founded King's College), and has some of the most recognisable buildings in Cambridge. The college spans both sides of the river Cam, colloquially referred to as the "light si...

  • Ålands och Södra Finlands Båtsmanskompani

    Södra Finlands Båtsmanskompani verkade under svenska tiden som en del av indelningsverket. Båtsmännen var rotesoldater. Det ständiga båtsmanshållet i Finland började år 1623. Av de fyra båtsmanskompanier som då sattes upp, var tre stycken finska. Dete var Nylands kompani, Åbo läns kompani och Åla...

  • Early Normans c.790-1066

    This project is a sub-project of Norman Families of Normandy and England . The profiles in this project will include those families living in Normandy in the 9th, 10th and early 11th centuries, most of whom had Viking ancestry. See that page for more historical information. The Dukes of Normandy have their own Project. Families One of the best sources on the family relationships of the va...

  • Weather Forecasters

    forecasting is the application of science and technology to predict the state of the atmosphere for a given location. Human beings have attempted to predict the weather informally for millennia, and formally since the nineteenth century. Weather forecasts are made by collecting quantitative data about the current state of the atmosphere at a given place and using scientific understanding of atm...

  • Jewish Families of Kraków (Poland) משפחות היהודים מקראקוב שבפולין

    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...

  • Social Reformers and Revolutionaries

    Social Reformers and Revolutionaries Definitions: Reformer - a disputant who advocates reform Revolutionary - a person engaged in political revolution. Bold links are to Geni Profiles. A Samuel Adams (1722-1803) US revolutionary, statesman Jane Addams (1860-1935) US social worker, suffragist Saul Alinsky, (1909-1972) US political activist Susan B. Anthony . (1820-1906) U...

  • 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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  • Familie/Family Marais

    This project has been set up to service the Marais tree on Geni. We will post links to useful web pages here, but probably the most important purpose is to have somewhere where descendants can post queries and ask for help. Please do not add all your Marais profiles to this project - only those that there are queries about. We will add an outline of immediate descendants at the bottom of the ...

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  • 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. ...

  • Famous architects

    Objective This project will lead you to the profiles about the world's greatest architects. List of Architects Wikipedia Architectural style Ancient World Imhotep (2650 BCE - 2600 BCE ) Considered to be the first architect, and engineer, and physician in early history. Old Masters Filippo Brunelleschi Michelangelo Giovanni Pisano Art Nouveau (Jugendstil) Vict...

  • Dissident Freedom Activists Worldwide

    Freedom Activist Dissidents Human Rights Activists by Nationality - Wikipedia List of Political Dissidents - Wikipedia Burma Aung San Suu Kyi , the soft-spoken, iconic political activist whom devotees call simply "the Lady." ] She remained under house arrest in Burma for almost 15 of the 21 years from 20 July 1989 until her most recent release on 13 November 2010, becoming one of ...

  • Introduktion til Geni for danske brugere

    Introduktion til Geni for danske brugere: I dette dokument bedes der ikke laves ændringer. Hvis der er noget der skal vendes bedes det gøres over en debat. Når der kommer nyheder på, vil der stå nyt, Nyt, over det nye emne. In English== see here -- -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ...

  • MyHeritage and Geni

    This Project is aimed to include all profiles that are on both the MyHeritage and Geni genealogical social networking sites and also to coordinate all users that are on both internet services

  • 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...

  • Centenarians

    Centenarians 100 ~ hundred ~ C ~ hundert ~ Jahrigen~Centenaires~Signerad EN : Until recently, living to 100 was considered a rare phenomenon. Within the past few years, however, with several hundred people reaching the century mark each month, scientists and laypeople alike are beginning to look upon these oldest of the old as beacons guiding us to a new, longer lived age. DE : Bis vor ...

  • Magdalen College , Oxford University

    Magdalen College, University of OxfordHigh Street, OxfordFounded William of Waynfleet, Lord Chancellor and Bishop of Winchester, 1458

  • Kaszubian Internment/Internowanie 1939-45

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

  • Farmer or Growers

    farmer (also called an agriculturer) is a person engaged in agriculture, raising living organisms for food or raw materials. The term usually applies to people who do some combination of raising field crops, orchards, vineyards, poultry, or other livestock. A farmer might own the farmed land or might work as a labourer on land owned by others, but in advanced economies, a farmer is usually a fa...

  • 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...

  • Editors

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

  • 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...

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

    The Commonwealth Of Virginia during the Southern War for Independence. See these related projects as well for other details: The Army Of Northern Virginia The Army Of The Potomac

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Jewish Celebrity Birthday Calendar

    Birthdays of famous Jews throughout history. The project also includes people with Jewish ancestry (usually at least one Jewish grandparent). Generally, the project includes people with a Wikipedia page or an entry in the Jewish Encyclopedia or Jewish Women's Archive . Bold names are already on Geni and connected to the World Family Tree . Italicized names are on Geni but not yet connected to t...

  • Eesti metsavennad

    Metsavennad olid mehed ja naised, kes aastatel 1940-1941 ja alates 1944. aasta septembrist, mil Eesti oli okupeeritud nõukogude võimu poolt, sõdisid relvastatult okupatsioonivõimu vastu. Metsavendade võitluse eesmärk oli kaitsta oma perekondi ja iseennast võõrvõimu vägivalla vastu. Nad lootsid taastada Eesti iseseisvuse. Me...

  • Dutch Resistance during WWII

    The purpose of this project to commemorate those individuals who had the courage to stand up and be righteous. Please add anyone you know was a member of a resistance movement or even resisted in their own personal way This project is loosely based on the list of Dutch citizens involved in resistance to the NAZI occupation of Holland during World War II on Wikipedia . The very nature of any...

  • Global Family Reunion

    Join Geni at the Global Family Reunion on June 6 in New York. Click here to get 25% off Global Family Reunion tickets! 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 famil...

  • Fundadores de Costa Rica

    Lista de los fundadores de los linajes de Costa Rica en el siglo XVI Lista original hecha por Yves de La Goublaye de Ménorval, tomado de la Revista Electrónica # 9 de la Academia Costarricense de Ciencias Genealógicas Lista de Fundadores de Costa Rica 1. Álvaro de Acuña (1535-1602) 2. Diego de Aguilar (1548-1613) 3. Hernando de Aguilar 4. Pedro Alons...

  • Holocaust Survivors ניצולי השואה

    For us, forgetting was never an option. Remembering is a noble and necessary act. The call of memory, the call to memory, reaches us from the very dawn of history. No commandment figures so frequently, so insistently, in the Bible. It is incumbent upon us to remember the good we have received, and the evil we have suffered. Elie Wiesel ---------------...

  • 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...

  • United World College

    World Colleges (or UWC) is an education movement comprising 15 international schools and colleges, national committees in more than 140 countries, and a series of short educational programmes. Students are selected from around the globe based on their merit and potential. UWC schools, colleges and national committees offer scholarship and bursary schemes as well as accepting a number of fee-pay...

  • State of Louisana Project

    This project is for those from Louisiana.

  • State of Texas Project

    This project is for those from Texas.

  • State of Mississippi Project

    This project is for those from Mississippi.

  • State of Tennessee Project

    This project is for those from Tennessee.

  • State of Alabama Project

    This project is for those from Alabama.

  • State of Georgia Project

    This project is for those from Georgia

  • State of South Carolina Project

    This project is for those from South Carolina.

  • State of Illinois Project

    This project is for those from Illinois.

  • 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,...

  • State of Minnesota Project

    This project is for those from Minnesota.

  • State of Florida Project

    This project is for those from Florida.

  • Early Portugese Hawaiians

    Using this project to identify Portugese immigrants to Hawaii prior to 1900. These are ancestors that were born in the Azores, Madeira and Portugal and immigrated to Hawaii prior to US annexation.

  • State of North Carolina Project.

    This project is for those from North Carolina.

  • Jews of Virginia

    This is an umbrella project for all projects related to Jews from Virginia .

  • 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...

  • Other People in the American Civil War

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

  • Jasenovac

    Jasenovac concentration camp (Croatian, Serbian: Logor Jasenovac; Serbian Cyrillic: Логор Јасеновац. Yiddish: יאסענאוואץ, Hebrew: יסנובץ, sometimes spelled "Yasenovatz" ) was the largest ...

  • Jewish Pirates of the Caribbean

    Summary But a little known fact is that, aside from notorious pirates such as Captain Hook, Jack Sparrow and Long John Silver, many of the original ones to walk the plank were actually Jewish. In a fascinating new book entitled Jewish Pirates of the Caribbean, Ed Kritzler delves into a sensational area of Jewish history which will no doubt delight pirate fans and non-fans alike. Kritzler, w...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Famous First

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

  • Jewish Families of Kozienice, Poland

    This project is dedicated to commemorating the once vibrant and influential Jewish community of Kozienice "Koznitz" in Poland. The goal of this project is to identify and catalogue all of the Jewish families that lived in Kozienice prior to the destruction of the Jewish community during World War II. From Wikipedia: Kozienice [kɔʑɛˈɲit͡sɛ] (Y...

  • A Recife de Maurício de Nassau (1637-1644) / Recife at Nassau's time

    Recife is a Brazilian city that was once the administrative center of the Dutch colonial domination in northeastern Brazil. During seven years (1637-1644) it was at the vanguard of freedom of religion, science, arts and progress, ruled by Maurice de Nassau. Em 1632 João Maurício de Nassau , príncipe alemão entusiasta da arquitetura, começou a construir a lux...

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