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Families of Trinidad and Tobago, West Indies

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  • William.Gordon (1848 - 1923)
    The picture that was used for this profile was George Spiers ,the father of Mary Agnes Gordon(nee Spiers).,and not William Gordon Gordon of Gordon Grant and Co. Trinidad and Tobago . My favourite aut...
  • Lewis Pantin, I (c.1770 - 1803)
    January 21, 2010 18:18, Bernardo Pantin - Caracas Dear cousins, abuse my memory, it escaped me yesterday January 20 to commemorate the 217 Anniversary Wedding Lewis Pantin - Gentleman , of the parish...
  • Jean Ganteaume (deceased)

Scope of Project

The project will cover families like the Bessons, Ganteaumes, Pantins, Ciprianis


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For more about resourcing and a listing of general genealogical resources, see: Resources

Contributions welcome.





Project Profiles

The Geni Master Profile

See Naming Conventions for notes on historical periods that may be within scope but not covered below.


Make sure the name fields of the Master Profiles include first name, middle name, last name, maiden name if known, otherwise blank, suffix for Sr., Jr., etc. In the display name field only add titles such as Gov. or Dr. preceding.

For example

FN Reuben MN (blank) LN Coffin MN (blank) Display name is Captain Reuben Coffin



The United States did not exist until 1789 and the United Kingdom was formed in 1707. Please be careful about using autocomplete. It is better to use the "place" field and type out the place name. Use place names such as England and South Carolina and spell out the country name with historical accuracy.

For example

Colonial America: Charleston, South Carolina

Overview tab

It makes it easier to read a profile if the "about me" information is filled out in this fashion:

(vitals, summary) 

(parents) (marriages) (children) (weblinks) (biography) (notes) (references) (citations) example profile: Stephen Hopkins Mayflower Passenger

Media tab

- Future releases of the Geni Project module will create a dynamic library of downloadable media for profiles associated with the Project.

-- The media tab of the MP should be used for documentation files. Websites, biographies, census reports, image files -- the richer we make the profile, the more historically and genealogically accurate and meaningful it will be.

Sources tab

-- Adding a source validates the MP, and creates a "timeline" for each life represented by a profile. The more information we add, the more detailed and accurate.

-- Original source data includes: birth certificates, census reports, immigration records, ship rosters, obituaries, marriage licenses ....

Works Cited

For more about sources, please see: Sources 

- Citation data (MLA format is good) should be noted for each source. If someone else can't replicate research, it's not acceptable.

- Instant citation makers on line:

Suggested Reading

Please insert in alphabetical order by last name of author, and provide URL link if available online