Genealogy Projects tagged with Caribbean on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Barbados: Eminent Planters (1673)

    From: Caribbean. The forebear of the Barbados Walcotts was Eyare Walcott who came to Barbados from London in 1659. These Walcotts became merchants and planters there. Their numbers grew in the following century (as the early marriage records in Barbados would indicate). The family ran a cotton plantation. the Todd estates, at Old Asylum wall. The Walcott name also evolved from the slaves ther...

  • Scots in the West Indies, 1707-1857

    Scotland has had direct social and economic links with the West Indies for nearly 400 years. Settlement started in 1626 when James Hay, the Earl of Carlisle, was appointed Proprietor of Barbados, an event which led to a number of Scots making their way to the island. (For a list of Scottish emigrants to Barbados, see Barbados and Scotland, Links 1627-1877, by David Dobson.) Later Scottish trans...

  • Bahamian Portal

    Welcome to the Bahamian Portal on Geni! This is a project to focus on developing the profiles of the people of the Bahamas and members of the greater Bahamian diaspora on Geni. Special emphasis is made on using Bahamian sources, especially government records and credible Bahamian histories. Since modern Bahamians find their roots in many other ethnicities --Yoruba/West African, English, Fre...

  • Commercial Traders of Puerto Rico and the West Indies or Comerciante de Puerto Rico y de Indias

    A place to create an overview of the Import/Export Trade of the Island of Puerto Rico and a collection of the movers and shakers and deal makers. Please, feel free to collaborate and join and add pertaining profiles.

  • Jamaica, West Indies, 1823 Census

    A Census of the White & Brown inhabitants & other Persons of Free Condition of the Parish of Hanover distinguishing their Sexes, Colour, Ages and places of Residence Please bear with me. I'm working on making the file more readable for you all. Name Gender Age Colour Residence Vassall, Robert O. Male - White Abingdon Vassall, Christian Female - White Abingdon Vassall, John Male ...

  • Jamaica "Out Of Many, One People"

    (UNDER CONSTRUCTION! ) This is the Master Project for Jamaica: Jamaica "Out Of Many, One People" Portal: you will find links to online civil records across Jamaica that may be very helpful in your quest). What can you do here? Ask questions. Collaborate on your research. Share knowledge you have gained as you've done your own research in a specific area. Problem finding an...

  • British West Indies Planters

    Handbook and Almanac of Jamaica Planters In 1832, before the abolition of slavery there were six hundred and fifty-three sugar estates in cultivation- over 500 coffee plantations. The British Slavery Abolition Act of 1834 provided a grant of £20 million to compensate the owners of all West Indian slaves for the loss of their 'human property!!! ( 20,000,000 ). _______ 1840 Jamaica...

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  • Jewish immigrants to the Caribbean

    The history of the Jews in the Caribbean dates, according to some interpretations, back to Christopher Columbus and his first cross-Atlantic voyage on August 3, 1492, when he left Spain and eventually "discovered" the New World. His date of departure was also the day on which the Catholic Monarchs Isabella I of Castile and Ferdinand II of Aragon decreed that the Jews of Spain either had to conv...

  • Governors of Suriname

    Gouverneurs van Suriname . . _____________________________________________________ Historical Context (Under construction) Governors Spanish Colony 1593-1650 1593-1629 : Domingo de Vera e Ibargoyen (1550-1629) English colony 1650-1667 (under Francis Willoughby) 1650-1654 : Anthony Rowse 1654-1667 : William Byam (1622-1670) Dutch colony 1667-1667 1667-1667 : M...

  • West-Indische Compagnie 1621-1791

    West-Indische Compagnie 1621-1791 Kamers van de WIC : AMSTERDAM in Amsterdam ZEELAND in Middelburg MAZE in ... 1622 : Kamer ter STAD en LANDE in Groningen - ⌘ - Kamer in het NOORDERKWARTIER aan de Binnenluiendijk in Hoorn - Noord-Holland - ⌘ Bewindhebbers WIC Deze personen droegen hetzij bij aan de oprichting of kregen binnen de WIC een bepaalde rol e/o functie...

  • Albion's Seed

    WORK IN PROGRESS Hyperlinks refer to Wikipedia pages where more information can be found . Motives Albion's Seed: Four British Folkways in America (America: a Cultural History) From Library Journal This cultural history explains the European settlement of the United States as voluntary migrations from four English cultural centers. Families of zealous, literate Puritan yeomen an...

  • Dutch in Guiana · 1616 · Berbice · Demerara · Essequibo · Suriname

    -2012-06-20-22:37+GMT-summer-time-jMu---co-operate-corrigeren-translate-research-? welcome, but please for the moment only with profile-a/o-document-a/o-picture-links to this project-page or on the appropriate profile or with information/documentation through a discussion-line. Joining the team? Also welcome, but please do NOT change this textpage without communications, for it's now 'UNDER-CON...

  • Colonial Governors of the Bahamas

    From 1648 through 1973, the Bahama Islands were mainly under British colonial rule, with governors appointed by the Crown and sent to Nassau to administer domestic affairs. Exceptions to British rule were limited. From 1657 to 1671 and from 1684 to 1686, the British government abandoned the colony due to its inhospitable nature and the belief it was unsustainable. The Spanish briefly took ove...

  • West Indies - Caribbean Region Master Project

    West Indies - Caribbean Region Master Project What can you do here? Ask questions. Collaborate on your research. Share knowledge you have gained as you've done your own research in a specific area. Problem finding an ancestors , open a discussion here and we all try to help Start your own related project. Add your profiles. Start or take part in a discussion How to Contrib...

  • Bermuda

    Scope of Project This is a project to focus on developing the profiles of the people of Bermuda and members of the Bermudan diaspora on Geni. Special emphasis is made on using Bermudan sources, especially government records and credible Bermudan histories. Since modern Bermudans find their roots in many other ethnicities -- this project aims to also provide information on how these people c...

  • Notable West Indian Americans and Canadians

    This project represents notable West Indian Americans and Caribbean Canadians. These are Americans with origin in the Dutch-, English-, and French-speaking lands of the Caribbean. Their population of 2,532,380 accounted for 0.83% of the U.S. population in 2008. The majority of Black Canadians are of Caribbean origin. Many Canadians identify as Black even though they may have multi-ethnic ...

  • Indian Wars of the Caribbean

    Wars involving American Indians of the Caribbean/West Indian Region. This Project is a subproject of the West Indies - Caribbean Region Master Project. What can you do here? Ask questions. Collaborate on your research. Share knowledge you have gained as you've done your own research in a specific area. Problem finding an ancestors , open a discussion here and we all try to help ...

  • Families of St. Vincent and the Grenadines

    For those searching for lineages in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Applying for Birth Certificates REGISTRAR'S CHAMBERS Registry Department Court House, Kingstown, St. Vincent PHONE: (784) 451-2944 FAX: (784) 457-1888 EMAIL: svgregistryhighcourt@gmail.com Local Persons Fill out the application form at the Registry department. Give application form to computer clerk. Pay $15.00 at the...

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  • Families of Trinidad and Tobago, West Indies

    Scope of Project The project will cover families like the Bessons, Ganteaumes, Pantins, Ciprianis Overview General Note For more information about Geni Projects, see the Geni Wiki Projects Page. If you would like to contribute to this page, please feel free to edit it. Click here for instructions about using Wiki markup language. Send a message to the Project Manager to join us ...

  • Dutch West India Company

    Dutch West India Company (Dutch: Geoctroyeerde Westindische Compagnie or GWIC; English: Chartered West India Company) was a chartered company (known as the "WIC") of Dutch merchants. Among its founding fathers was Willem Usselincx (1567-1647). On June 2, 1621, it was granted a charter for a trade monopoly in the West Indies (meaning the Caribbean) by the Republic of the Seven United Netherlands...