Genealogy Projects tagged with Calcutta on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Baghdadi Trade Diaspora: Jews in Calcutta

    Who are the Baghdadi Jews? In the late 18th century, Jews from Arab countries and Iran arrived in India. Collectively they are called ‘Baghdadi Jews’. Most of the ‘Baghdadi’ Jews did arrive from Baghdad but there were among them Jews who arrived from Syria, Iran, Yemen and other places in Iraq. Sometimes these Jews are collectively called ‘Iraqi Jews’...

  • East Indian Dispersion

    This project covers Indians that have left India in the last 300 years, and settled in different continents, regions and countries. East Indian Dispersion Blog (I'm working on a genealogy project for a friend. She is Trinidadian, but looking into where her family came from in India. I mentioned Bombay (Mumbai), Madras (Chennai) and Calcutta (Kolkata) as three main cities--British centers--of ...