Genealogy Projects on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Jewish Communities in Germany

    This is an umbrella project for Jewish Communities in Germany. Please list all related projects on this page. The first Jewish population in the region to be later known as Germany came with the Romans to the city now known as Cologne. A "Golden Age" in the first millennium saw the emergence of the Ashkenazi Jews, while the persecution and expulsion that followed the Crusades led to the c...

  • Jewish Famlies from Kirchhain (Hessen), Germany

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Kirchhain (Hessen), Germany. JewishGen-Kirchhain (Hessen)

  • Jewish Families of Kargowa (formerly Unruhstadt)

    Kargowa is a small town in Western Poland near Babimost, a larger town. There is a town web site at www.kargowa.pl . Mention must be made of the murder by the Nazi's of many Jewish women and children during a Death March nearby to Kargowa. The town site at www.sztetl.org lists the following people who were murdered by the Nazi's: No. Surname Name Maiden name Date and place of birth Place of...

  • 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 ...

  • Jewish Families from Kirchen (Baden-Württemberg), Germany

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Kirchen (Baden-Württemberg), Germany also known as Efringen-Kirchen. JewishGen-Kirchen (Baden-Württemberg)

  • Farmers 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...

  • Underground Railroad

    The Underground Railroad was an informal network of secret routes and safe houses used by 19th-century black slaves in the United States to escape to free states and Canada with the aid of abolitionists who were sympathetic to their cause. Notable profiles Dr. Anderson Ruffin Abbott Henry "Box" Brown John Brown Levi Coffin Frederick Douglass Calvin Fairbank Matilda Joslyn Gage...

  • Name

    The Howland line is one of those lines that have been maimed and discombobulated over the centuries with assumptions and misinformation. It is the aim of this project to correct any Howland links and add appropriate source information.It wasn't until about 1880 when Colonel Chester disproved the assumed parentage of Mayflower John Howland.>This line disproved by Col. Chester went: John Howland ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Society of the Cincinnati

    The Society of the Cincinnati is an historical, hereditary lineage organization with branches in the United States and France, founded in 1783 to preserve the ideals and fellowship of the American Revolutionary War officers and the French officers who fought alongside them. Now in its third century, the Society promotes public interest in the American Revolution through its library and museum c...

  • Jewish families from Jirkov (Görkau), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Jirkov (Görkau) in Bohemia, Czech Republic. Cemetery JIRKOV: (known as Gorkau in German) used the cemetery at Chomutov and the cemetery at Udlice before 1871 [ ]

  • Svenska apotekare

    Projektets syfte är att samla kunskaper om apotekare och apotekares villkor genom tiderna i Sverige. Med "Sverige" menas här de områden som varit under svenskt inflytande. Dvs bland annat under lång tid även nuvarande Finland, delar av Baltikum, och under tider även delar av norra Tyskland. Från början rekryterades utbildade apotekare fr&#...

  • VELŽIAI

    Apie karališkojo Velžių kaimo praeitį, dabartį ir jo gyventojus. Pirmą sykį rašytiniuose šaltiniuose Velžių kaimas paminėtas 1554 - 1556 metais vykstant Valakų reformai Upytės paviete. Tuo metų Velžių kaimas priklausė karališkajai Devynergių (anuomet vadi...

  • 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...

  • R-L270 Irish Type II (South Irish)

    Project Objectives To compare DNA test results and identify & validate descent from the most recent common ancestors in haplogroup R-L270 Irish Type II . Instructions Descendants of Edward Teague please add your GEDMATCH Kit #'s and Y DNA test results. Documents and images files can be uploaded here . Post in this discussion introducing yourself & your line so project collaborators & ...

  • CORRIE family of Kroonstad, Free State, South Africa

    This purpose of this project is to determine the provenance of Joseph Johannes Corrie. Joseph Johannes Corrie

  • New Amsterdam - Immigrants

    < BACK . Only add people within the 1621-1674 date limits VOLUNTEER SERVICE... Struggling with the New Netherland records? A Dutch word you don't understand? An abbreviation that puzzles you? Try find an answer on the International Dutch Portal with Dutch speaking Geni-users - or CLICK HERE to post your question. . Objective This project functions as a 'repository' for the immig...

  • 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...

  • Uudenkirkon (Vpl) sukujen kanta-isiä

    Projektiin kootaan uusikirkkolaisten sukujen ensimmäisten tiedossa olevien kanta-isien henkilöprofiileita. Ainakin aluksi pyritään ottamaan mukaan vain henkilöt, jotka ovat syntyneet 1700-luvun alkupuolella, tai sitä ennen. Henkilöiden liittäminen projektiin käy seuraavasti aika sujuvasti: 1. Katsokaa ketä projetissa on e...

  • 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...

  • Viru-Jaagupi kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projektiga liituda on võimalik nupu "Tegevused" alt valides "Liitu projektiga" Selle peale saadetakse projekti koostööpartneritele Teie taotlus, mille rahuldamisel liitute projektiga. Isikute projekti lisamiseks ja selles osalemiseks p...

  • George III (Ship-Wrecked) - Convicts and Pioneers to Tasmania

    WRECK OF GEORGE III. Tragic Story Retold Early Tasmanian History - Great Loss of Life Tucked away in what remains of St. David's Cemetery there is a stone tablet bearing the following inscription: "Sacred' to the memory of Gregor McGregor, Assistant Surgeon of the 50th, who died April 24, 1835, aged 25 years. This tomb was erected by the officers of the 50th Regiment to mark their deep re...

  • 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...

  • Kainuu

    Geni project for Kainuu area families.

  • UPYTĖS PAVIETO (ŠIAURĖS LIETUVOS) ŽEMVALDŽIAI IR BAJORAI

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

  • Jewish Families from Tovste,Ukraine

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Tovste, Ukraine, also known as Tolstoye, Tłuste, Toist, Tlusta, Tłuste Miasto, Tłuste Myasto, Toyst, Tolstoya. Gesher Galicia - Tovste Urban Type Settlement Jewish History Overview Tovste (Ukrainian: Товсте) is an urban-type settlement in the Zalis...

  • Trumpeldor Cemetery, the "Old Cemetery" of Tel Aviv - Yaffo. בית העלמין טרומפלדור בתל-אביב

    Trumpeldor cemetery often referred to as the Old Cemetery, is a historic cemetery located in downtown Tel Aviv , Israel. The cemetery covers 10.6 acres, and contains approximately 5,000 graves. בית העלמין טרומפלדור הוא השם �...

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  • 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,...

  • Namesakes

    Namesakes Places, organizations and things named after people. Who is your city or town, village or tribe named after? Or how about the company you work for, or the consumer product that you just bought at the store get its name? Have you ever wondered where a scientific discovery got its name? We often name our cities, towns, rivers, mountain rangers, airports, and universities after a pro...

  • Leaders of the Opposition in British Columbia

    The Leader of the Opposition (French: Chef de l'Opposition ) in British Columbia is the MLA in the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia who leads the political party recognized as the Official Opposition. This status generally goes to the leader of the second largest party in the Legislative Assembly.==Leaders of the Opposition=====Liberal Leaders===* James Alexander MacDonald (1903-1909)* ...

  • Members of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia

    This project has been created to house all current and former members of British Columbia's Legislative Assembly. Sources Official site Assemblée législative de la Colombie-Britannique, Wikipédia

  • Premiers of British Columbia

    The Premier of British Columbia is the First Minister for the Canadian province of British Columbia. The province was a British crown colony governed by the Governors of British Columbia before joining Canadian Confederation in 1871. Since then, it has had a unicameral Westminster-style parliamentary government, in which the Premier is the leader of the party that controls the most seats in the...

  • Canadians Featured on Stamps

    {under construction} (The purpose of this project is to complement it's sister project: Francophones sur timbres canadiens , for all Canadien) Sir-John A. Macdonald, 1c, 1927

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  • "So You're on a Stamp?!"

    Portraits on Stamps~Briefmarken~Postzegels~Timbres-poste EN: People that were/are on stamps for various countries FR: Personnalités figurant sur un timbre-poste, (For French stamps See dedicated Project ). DE: Bekannte Leute auf Briefmarken NL: Profielen met een afbeelding op postzegels in diverse landen Musicians on stamps This subject has fascinated me for years. How do...

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  • Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal

    The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal (French: Médaille du jubilé de diamant de la reine Elizabeth II ) or The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal is a commemorative medal created in 2012 to mark the sixtieth anniversary of Elizabeth II's accession to the thrones of the Commonwealth realms. There are three versions of the medal: one issued by the United Kingdom, another by Canada...

  • Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal

    The Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal (French: Médaille du jubilé de la Reine Elizabeth II ) or the Queen's Golden Jubilee Medal was a commemorative medal created in 2002 to mark the fiftieth anniversary of Elizabeth II's accession. The Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal was awarded in Canada to nominees who contributed to public life. The Queen's Golden Jubilee Medal w...

  • People who died from Alzheimer's Disease

    Alzheimer's disease (AD), also known as Alzheimer disease, or just Alzheimer's, accounts for 60% to 70% of cases of dementia. It is a chronic neurodegenerative disease that usually starts slowly and gets worse over time. The most common early symptom is difficulty in remembering recent events (short-term memory loss). As the disease advances, symptoms can include problems with language, disorie...

  • Order of Canada

    Order of Canada The Order of Canada (français : Ordre du Canada) is a Canadian national order, admission into which is, within the system of orders, decorations, and medals of Canada, the second highest honour for merit. It comes second only to membership in the Order of Merit, which is within the personal gift of Canada's monarch. To coincide with the centennial of Canadian Confed...

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  • Privy Council of Canada

    The Queen's Privy Council for Canada (QPC) ~ français : Conseil privé de la Reine pour le Canada (CPR) , sometimes called Her Majesty's Privy Council for Canada or simply the Privy Council in Canada, is the full group of personal consultants to the monarch of Canada on state and constitutional affairs, though responsible government requires the sovereign or her viceroy—the ...

  • Driftwood, profiles without Parents,Spouses and/or Children

    Looking for volunteers who look for relations/duplicates of these profiles to connect with existing trees. Curators can find more driftwood here

  • Order of British Columbia

    Official Site * Wikipedia

  • Músicos e Cantores Famosos / Brazil: Famous Musicians and Singers

    Este é um projeto do Geni que tem por objetivo identificar os músicos e cantores brasileiros e famosos com perfis no site. O Brasil, que possui uma grande extensão territorial, tem um povo formado por uma grande miscigenação cultural. A mistura étnica proporcionou que o país fosse agraciado uma uma vasta criatividade musical, reconhecida mundia...

  • Stolpersteine in Germany

    Stolpersteine in Germany This is a child project of Stolpersteine and is intended to house all the profiles of monuments placed in Germany. Stolpersteine (Stumbling Blocks) is a project of the artist Gunter Demnig. With appropriately placed plaques he wants to remind us of the fate of people who were persecuted, murdered, deported, expelled or driven to suicide during the Nazi period. ...

  • Theresienstadt Ghetto - גטו טרזיינשטאט-טרזין

    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...

  • E-M35 (Y-DNA)

    For people who have tested and been assigned paternal haplogroup (Y-DNA haplogroup) E1b1b1 (E-M35) or are believed to have had this haplogroup based on descendants tested. Defining Mutations M35 Origin The modern population of E-M215 and E-M35 lineages are almost identical, and therefore by definition age estimates based on these two populations are also identical. E1b1b (E-M215) an...

  • Korporatsioon Livonia

    Livonia ajalugu ulatub juba 1803. aastal asutatud Burschenschafti aega, mis pidi ühendama tervet üliõpilaskonda, kuid milles saavutasid kiiresti enamuse Liivimaalt pärit üliõpilased. Kui 1808. aastal eraldusid kuramaalased Landsmannschaft Curonia nime all, siis hakati järelejäänud Burschenschafti nimetama Landsmannschaft Livon...

  • Eesti professorid

    Kasulikku teavet: 1. Fotol on Agronoomia emeriitprofessor Paul Kuldkepp

  • Jewish Families of Kraków (Poland) - קהילת יהודי קראקוב

    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 Aus...

  • Bergen-Belsen

    Bergen-Belsen (or Belsen) was a Nazi concentration camp in Lower Saxony in northwestern Germany, southwest of the town of Bergen near Celle. Originally established as the prisoner of war camp Stalag XI-C, in 1943 it became a concentration camp on the orders of Heinrich Himmler, where Jewish hostages were held with the intention of exchanging them for German prisoners of war held overseas. L...

  • People who died of tuberculosis

    Tuberculosis , MTB , or TB (short for tubercle bacillus), in the past also called phthisis , phthisis pulmonalis , or consumption , is a widespread, infectious disease caused by various strains of mycobacteria, usually Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Tuberculosis typically attacks the lungs, but can also affect other parts of the body. It is spread through the air when people who have an active TB ...

  • Dutch in Hindia-Belanda ◦ Indonesia ◦ Ned. Oost-Indië ◦ c.1602–1949

    -2011-12-20-11:38+GMT-winter-jMu- meewerken-linken-etc.? welkom! bij voorkeur via document-e/o-profiel-links of aanvullen via de discussie-knop. wilt u in het team, bijvoorbeeld om deze wiki-pagina te helpen aanvullen? dan doet u 'n verzoek met korte motivatie en zijn wij blij met nog meer actieve geni-collega's. Dutch in Hindia-Belanda ◦ Indonesia ◦ Ned. Oost-Indië %...

  • Artists (Painters)

    This project is designed to capture artists (painters) other than Contemporary Artists, New and Modern Masters, and Old Masters that are included in other geni.com projects: Contemporary Artists New and Modern Masters Old Masters Painting is the practice of applying paint, pigment, color or other medium to a surface (support base). The medium is commonly applied to the base with a bru...

  • Boston Women

    'American history books give us vivid pictures of 18th century Boston, Massachusetts men, many involved in pre-American Revolutionary War politics, particularly leading up to and including the Boston Tea Party. But what about Boston's ladies? Boston as been the home of many noteworthy women, from the beginning of this country's history through the present. In 1989 a group of Boston schoolteac...

  • Philanthropists

    Philanthropists The Philanthropists project is designed to recognise the generous spirit of so many in our history. It is best that their profile reflects their generous actions, with dates if possible. To add profiles to this project, firstly "follow it" then click on actions either on the profile, or, on the project page, then click "Add profile" or "Add to project" whichever is appropr...

  • Social Reformers and Revolutionaries

    Social Reformers and Revolutionaries Please link Geni profiles of reformers and revolutionaries to this project - notables can be added to the list below. See also Dissident Freedom Activists Worldwide Definitions: Reformer - a disputant who advocates reform Revolutionary - a person engaged in political revolution. Bold links are to Geni Profiles. A Samuel Adams (1722-...

  • Writers

    Writers Definition (Oxford Paperback Dictionary Thesaurus 2001) A writer is a person who has written a particular text, or who writes books or articles as an occupation - the thesaurus lists author, bard, composer, dramatist, journalist, littérateur, novelist, playwright, poet, wordsmith. Please link the profiles of writers to this project and consider whether they could also b...

  • New Amsterdam - Baptisms - 1639-1674

    Baptisms in New Amsterdam Dopen in Nieuw Amsterdam . This project aims to identify and document all the baptisms that were formally recorded in New Amsterdam until 1674 (the year in which New Netherland switched from being a Dutch province to an English colony). The ultimate objective is to contribute to a unique, integrated set of all the relationships that constitute the "Dutch" ancestr...

  • Tallinna Metsakalmistu

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

  • Eesti teadlased

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

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Portal dos Países Falantes da Língua Portuguesa

    Bem-vindo ao Portal dos Países Falantes da Língua Portuguesa do Geni. Este projeto é para todos os que estão interessados ​​na genealogia dos países que adotam a língua portuguesa e tudo o relacionado com nossa língua. Daqui pode-se alcançar facilmente a diferentes projetos relacionados com o idioma português, particip...

  • Potawatomi Migration from Wisconsin & Michigan to Canada

    The purpose of this project is to identify names of Potawatomi people who migrated from the USA to Canada shortly after the international boundary was established in accordance with the London Convention of 1818, thereby making areas previously considered Canada to become part of the USA. Early 19th century American government policy had a mission of removal from their homeland (in current da...

  • Quakers on Barbados

    This Project is to find our Quaker Ancestors on Barbados. Feel free to join and bring your ancestor profile along. Quakers on Barbados 1655 Quakers Mary Fisher and Ann Austin traveled to Barbados and are said to have been the first Quakers in America. "The island of Barbados was during the 17th century the great port of entry to the colonies in the western world. In the last half of...

  • Famous Sculptors

    The great sculptors through the ages Classical Greek Sculpture • V - I centuries BCE Myron (mid 5th-century BCE ) One of the greatest sculptors of Early Classical Greek sculpture. Famous sculpture: the disc thrower known as Discobolus (c.425 BCE). Phidias (488-431 BCE ). One of the greatest sculptors of Classical Antiquity, and the greatest carver of High Classical Greek sculpt...

  • Edsleskog birth info missing

    Project description Assign profiles to this project if the birthplace hasn't been specified to a certain cottage or village in the parish of Edsleskog. Note that quite often birth dates are wrong when not taken directly from the birth records book. Profiles placed here should be examined further for birthplace and birthdate data in church records. Edsleskog birth records begins in 1786, how...

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  • Jewish Community of Cologne, Germany

    The history of the Jews in Cologne Köln Kolonya is documented from the year 321 AD, almost as long as the history of Cologne. Because of this historical continuity, today’s Jewish synagogue community calls itself the "oldest Jewish congregation North of the Alps". . . . More From the 10th to 12th centuries, Cologne, today Germany's fourth-largest city, was one of Europe's bigges...

  • Cucuteni-Trypillian Culture

    This project is for the Cucuteni-Trypillian Culture of Romania, Ukraine, and Russia.==Summary====Notables====Timeline====Links, references, and resources==*

  • Jewish Families from Toporiv, Ukraine

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Toporiv, Ukraine, also known as Toporów, Toporov, Toporuv. Gesher Galicia - Toporiv Toporiv - village in Busk (not Radekhiv) district Lviv region. Once Toporiv belonged to Radekhiv district. Toporiv - Toporow - Toporov: village 28 km south of Radekhiv. Name comes from Ukrainian word "topir" meaning "axe" Hi...

  • Jewish Families from Jaworzno, Poland

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Jaworzno, Poland also known as Yavarzna, Arnshalde, Javožno, Jaworzyna. Gesher Galicia-Jaworzno Jarorzno camp Wikipedia Overview Jaworzno [jaˈvɔʐnɔ] is a city in southern Poland, near Katowice. It lies in the Silesian Highlands, on the Przemsza river (a tributary of the Vistula...

  • The Irish in South Africa

    The Irish in South Africa Nineteenth-century South Africa did not attract mass Irish migration, but Irish communities were to be found in Cape town, port Elizabeth, Kimberley, and Johannesburg, with smaller communities in Pretoria, Barberton, Durban and East London. As one would expect, a fair number of those in British colonial service in the sub-continent were Irish. A third of the Cape's g...

  • Order of the Eastern Star

    The Order of the Eastern Star is a Freemasonry-related fraternal organization open to both men and women. It was established in 1850 by Boston, Massachusetts lawyer and educator Rob Morris, a former Freemason official. The order is based on teachings from the Bible,[1] but is open to people of all religious beliefs. It has approximately 10,000 chapters in twenty countries and approximately 500,...

  • Auschwitz Concentration Camp - מחנה ההשמדה אושוויץ

    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...

  • Viljandi Metsakalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. 'Projekt "Viljandi Metsakalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Projektiga liituda on võimalik nupu "Tegevused" alt valide...

  • Kat River Khoi Settlement

    Background In spite of the many political hindrances to his actions, Sir Andries Stockenström nonetheless set to work to reach an agreement for peace on the frontier and to stabilize the Ceded Territory between the Fish and Keiskamma rivers. He decided to set aside this extensive and very fertile area for settlement, not by the white settlers of the frontier, but by the Cape's extens...

  • Suure-Jaani kirikuaed ja kalmistu

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

  • Royal mistress

    Royal mistress A royal mistress is the historical position of a mistress to a monarch or an heir apparent. Some mistresses have had considerable power. These powerful mistresses have been commonly referred to as the "power behind the throne". The prevalence of the institution can be attributed to the fact that royal marriages were until recent times conducted solely on the basis of politica...

  • Kasulikke allikaid ja muid materjale

    Siia projekti on kogutud perekonnaloo uurijatele kasulikele viited andmebaasidele, kodulehtedele, teistele allikatele ja muudele materjalidele. Osad teemad on kaetud eraldi projektides, vaata neid paremalt servast seotud projektide rubriigist. Uue viite lisamisel lisa selle järele ka lühike kirjeldus, millega on tegemist. Ajapikku korrastame ka tekkiva viidete kogumi struktuuri ...

  • Clockmakers

    clockmaker is an artisan who makes and repairs clocks. Since almost all clocks are now factory-made, most modern clockmakers only repair clocks. Modern clockmakers may be employed by jewellers, antique shops, and places devoted strictly to repairing clocks and watches. Clockmakers must be able to read blueprints and instructions for numerous types of clocks and time pieces that vary from antiqu...

  • 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...

  • Svenska färgare

    Projektet ”Svenska färgare”. Det här avser att – till att börja med – vara ett högst anspråkslöst litet projekt där jag samlar ihop de färgare jag har i mitt släktmaterial. Med tiden kanske jag lär mig lite mera om gruppen ”färgare”, och då kan det bli dags att g...

  • The Royal Society

    The Royal Society A Gathering of the greatest of minds. The Royal Society is a Fellowship of the world's most eminent scientists and is the oldest scientific academy in continuous existence The Royal Society is a self-governing Fellowship of many of the world’s most distinguished scientists drawn from all areas of science, engineering, and medicine. The Society’s fundament...

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  • Clergy

    Clergy Tracing the faith and religious convictions of your family This project will work in conjunction with the "History Project" to give you a report of how many Clergy(equivalent in any Religion or Faith) were in your family. Please add ANY profiles of ANY Clergy or equivalent in any Religion or Faith to this project, to take advantage of the "History Project App" . On the screen w...

  • Predikanten in de familie

    WORK-in-PROGRESS--Collegae WELKOM —2013-aug-20-di-11:35+GMT-summer-time— Meewerken-aanvullen-corrigeren? Dat kan via profel-links, discussie-bijdragen & document-, URL- e/o foto verwijzingen of U volgt dit project gewoon eerst een poosje om te ontdekken of voorouders van U met deze voorzienigheid zijn gedoopt, in 'n echt verbonden e/o ter aarde besteld in onze contreien en o...

  • American Ministers (post-Colonial)

    Minister (Christianity) In Christian churches, a minister is someone who is authorized by a church or religious organization to perform functions such as teaching of beliefs; leading services such as weddings, baptisms or funerals; or otherwise providing spiritual guidance to the community. The term is taken from Latin minister "servant, attendant", which itself was derived from minus "less...

  • Alexander family of Christianna Hundred, Maryland

    FAMILIES OF ALEXANDER OF EREDY, COUNTY DONEGAL, AND GIRLAW, COUNTY TYRONE. excerpted from Charles Rogers, Memorials of the Earls of Sterling and of the House of Alexander , Vol. II (Edinburgh, 1877) pp. 58-66 available online at A SURVEY of the province of Ulster, commenced in 1580, was completed in 1609 by Sir Thomas Ridgway, Vice-Treasurer of Ireland. Among the owners of lands or baronies...

  • Sobibor Extermination Camp - מחנה ההשמדה סוביבור

    Sobibor was a Nazi German extermination camp located on the outskirts of the town of Sobibór, Lublin Voivodeship of occupied Poland as part of Operation Reinhard; the official German name was SS-Sonderkommando Sobibor. Jews from Poland, France, Germany, the Netherlands, and Czechoslovakia, as well as Soviet prisoners of war (POWs) (many of them Jewish), were transported to Sobibor by r...

  • Taylor County, West Virginia, USA

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

  • The Sulaimani Jamat

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

  • Badrbagh

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

  • Americans in World War II

    Americans in World War II 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. Sources: Fields of Honor - Database - In this database, personal memorial pages can be found for the la...

  • 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...

  • Women in Military Conflicts - Doctors, Nurses and others

    Women in Military Conflicts - Doctors, Nurses and others The object of this project is to assemble profiles of women who played a roll in Military conflicts - mainly Doctors and Nurses - who were involved in wars up to and including World War II. Early records indicate that nursing was originally conducted by monks and nuns of various religious orders. It was considered to be work of a sp...

  • Harrison County, West Virginia, USA

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

  • Eesti näitlejad

    Siia projekti soovime Genist kokku koguda tuntumaid Eesti näitlejaid läbi kõigi ajajärkude. Samuti sobivad siia kõik muud teatritega seostuvad isikud: lavastajad, teatrite juhid, teatriteadlased, teatrikriitikud jne. Hakatuseks wikipediast Eesti näitlejate kategooria Viide Wikipediasse Eesti näitlejate loend (need kelle kohta on lugu Wiki...

  • Wood County, West Virginia, USA

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

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