Genealogy Projects tagged with Germany on the Geni Family Tree

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  • South African Settlers - German

    Early German Settlers of South Africa This project is devoted to the German Settlers in South Africa. Please only add the profiles of the Stamvaders/Progenitors who came from Germany. It is also a place where you can share links to online resources, tell other users where records etc. can be found and make queries or ask for help through the discussion facility. To participate in any projec...

  • International German Portal

    in progress, but not closed yet or ever... and bring your friendly -not-german speaking, but with origines in germany-europe with you. any invitation if serious is to be honoured here, so don't stay alone! BRUNNEN - not sorted yet, but it's a start ! ... FamilySeach'i German sources German archives

  • Imigrantes Alemães ao Brasil / German Immigrants to Brazil

    A imigração alemã iniciou-se em 1818 quando os primeiros colonos alemães são mandados para a Bahia. Em 1823, após a independência, foram criados os batalhões de estrangeiros, para garantir a soberania nacional. Então, a busca oficial por colonos (nesta fase, alemães) passou a ser uma política imperial. Em julho de 18...

  • 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...

  • Familienbuch Kleinostheim (family book of Kleinostheim) 1500 - 1910

    English: Kleinostheim is a community in the Aschaffenburg district in the Regierungsbezirk of Lower Franconia (Unterfranken) in Bavaria, Germany. The community of Kleinostheim is about 40 kilometers east southeast of Frankfurt am Main about a half hour drive from it. Kleinostheim lies upstream from Frankfurt on the Main river. It is at the western edge of the Spessart range near Aschaffenbu...

  • The Kindertransport

    The Kindertransport (also Refugee Children Movement or "RCM'") is the name given to the rescue mission that took place during the nine months prior to the outbreak of the Second World War. The United Kingdom took in nearly 10,000 predominantly Jewish children from Nazi Germany, Austria, Czechoslovakia, Poland, and the Free City of Danzig. The children were placed in British foster homes, hostel...

  • Guxhagen Jews

    General Guxhagen is a community in Schwalm-Eder district in northern Hesse, Germany. See And in German Guxhagen In German Wikipedia There was a small community of Jews Death people of WW1 : Baruch Katz , Moritz Katz , Hermann Lichtenstein, Daniel Speyer 1842: inhabitants 1081, 10 % Jewish By the time when Paul Arnsberg wrote his book about the Jewish communities in Hesse, ...

  • Deddens Family

    This is my mom's father's family. They came from germany around 1854 to Louisville KY & then some of them moved to St Louis Mo.

  • Kashubian History and Culture; Kaszubi / Historia i Kultura Kaszubów

    Kashubian History and Culture This project is to focus on the history of the Kashubian people and their unique culture, traditions and language. Kashubians are not German nor Polish. Since 2005, the Kashubian language enjoys legal protection by the Polish government as a minority language. Kashubian is taught in Polish schools and is found on many street signs in the region. Historians and ...

  • The Palatine Families Project

    THE PALATINES Prior to 1871, what is now Germany consisted of a number of separate states such as Wurttemberg , Prussia , Bavaria , etc., whose boundaries changed frequently as a result of war and other causes. The Palantinate was one of these states, and was located along the Rhine, roughly corresponding to the modern German state of Rhineland-Pfalz . About this project The Palatinate ...

  • Mittelsinn, Burgsinn, Würzburg Region Jews ( Bavaria )

    General Mittelsinn and Burgsinn are communities in the Main-Spessart district in the Regierungsbezirk of Lower Franconia (Unterfranken) in Bavaria, Germany and members of the Verwaltungsgemeinschaft (Administrative Community) of Burgsinn. No later than the 19th century, there were Jewish families living there who formed their own community and built a synagogue. This was destroyed on Krista...

  • Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

    This project is designed to collect Profiles, Research Information, Discussions, Queries etc on the people who lived in Pfalz Germany. Paul Hart is the main researcher, and person to contact if you want to help with or add profiles to this project. Core profiles Overview of History / Progenitor Details Queries & Discussion Emigrants from Rhineland-Palatinate To Uni...

  • Dörrmoschel, Germany

    This project is a break down of the Pfalz Germany Project. It is designed to collect Profiles, Research Information, Discussions, Queries etc on the people who lived in Dörrmoschel, Germany. Guidelines Profiles within this project should have some connection to the town of Dörrmoschel, Germany. Please source your connection before adding them into this project (birth, death, m...

  • Nazi Germany

    ABOUT PROJECT Nazi Germany is the name of Germany as it was under Hitler's rule. This project is basically a pool of all the known people who were members of the Third Reich associated by marriage or work (not necessarily politicians or military, but also people who may have been employed as secretaries or servants). This is not a memorial project to glamorize a horrific era, but a project ab...

  • Jews of Duisburg, Germany (and surrounding Region)

    The purpose of this project to help myself and others whose research strays into this town in Germany by listing profiles and hopefully making connections. In the future I will provide a brief history of the Jews of Duisburg as well as do my best to find others researching this town. I will start by searching for profiles of people in the book Geschichte der Duisburger Juden. ...

  • House of Wettin

    Scope of project This project identifies ruling members of the royal house of Wettin. Wiki - House of Wettin Overview The House of Wettin is a dynasty of German counts, dukes, prince-electors (Kurfürsten) and kings that once ruled the area of today's German states of Saxony, the Saxon part of Saxony-Anhalt, and Thuringia for more than 800 years. Agnates of the House of Wettin hav...

  • Counts of Oldenburg

    This is a sub project to House of Oldenburg the main target is to make a complete list of the rulers of Oldenburg from 1101 to present. Counts Elimar I 1101-1108 Elimar II 1108-1143 Christian I 1143-1168 the Quarrelsome Maurice(Moritz) 1168-1211 Christian II 1211-1251 Otto II 1211-1262

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  • Bergen-Belsen - DP Camp

    Bergen-Belsen DP camp was a displaced persons (DP) camp for refugees after World War II, in Lower Saxony in northwestern Germany, southwest of the town of Bergen near Celle, stablished in July 1945 in a former German army camp near the concentration camp Bergen-Belsen. After liberating the concentration camp on April 15, l945, the British burned the camp barracks as a health precaution. Thoug...

  • Kamenka: Ancestors and Descendants

    The project is intended as a duplicate to the Kamenka-Каменка-Baehr-Bahr project, but including all people related to this village, not only those who lived there personally. Under construction, for the time being . . . . . stay tune :) On 6/22/11 only 22 profiles added.

  • Danish Diaspora

    I would like to document the movement of Danes from the towns of Galten and Galtenhof, north of Schleswig-Holstein, into Germany prior to 1848. I would specifically like to track those who kept the surname Galten and moved into the German towns of Nordorf, Kiel, or may have subsequently returned to Denmark or migrated to the US. It would be helpful to have assistance from volunteers in Aarhuis ...

  • Arbeitslager Riese

    THE “COMPLEX RIESE” Extensive construction work on a number of underground shelters and tunnels took place in the Owl Mountains (a part of the Giant Mountains) between 1943 and 1945. The exact purpose of these facilities remains unclear even today. German sources suggest that they were supposed to be turned into a huge underground shelter covering more than 35 square kilometres,...