Genealogy Projects tagged with History on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Prominent Genealogists

    This project is to assemble prominent genealogists - the scholars who studied the descent of persons or families. It is organized by area of the world and historical period. Please add your ancestor or role model to the project (must be set to public). Collaborators, feel free to update the overview, particularly in indexing "notables." Sovereign Dynasties - Western Europe Rev. James An...

  • Victims of the Flu Pandemic: Colorado

    The 1918 flu pandemic (January 1918 – December 1920) was an unusually deadly influenza pandemic, the first of the two pandemics involving H1N1 influenza virus. It infected 500 million people across the world, including remote Pacific islands and the Arctic, and killed 50 to 100 million of them—three to five percent of the world's population—making it one of the deadliest na...

  • Historical Cornwall

    Historical Cornwall History of the County of Cornwall - England Please join the project and add information if you can. Contributions welcome - but please do not copy and paste Wiki!! The purpose of this project is to give a historical background to Cornwall, to provide information about those individuals of Historic importance linked to the county and to add links to any profiles o...

  • Canadian Portal

    The Canadian portal The Canadian portal is a place to meet other researchers, share information and take part in discussions and find everything available on Geni related to Canada. In addition to the above this portal will also function as a research tool with the links and sources provided on this portal page. About Canada Canada is a North American country consisting of ten provinces a...

  • Prominent Historians and Philosophers

    Prominent Historians and Philosophers who have made major contributions to our understanding of our world and the human condition. Selected profiles list by activity period: BCE Pythagoras - Ὁ Πυθαγόρας (c. 570 BCE – c. 495 BCE ) Ionian Greek philosopher, mathematician, and founder of the religious movement o...

  • Dutch Diaspora - Farewell Holland

    Farewell Holland Aim of this project This project functions as a research tool for users with relatives who originated from the Netherlands but also as a collection of profiles of the people who did leave to start a new life abroad. Please feel free to add profiles of the Dutch families or descendants to the project, ideally with a small note in the about section of the profile ...

  • Grand Dukes of Lithuania

    The Grand Dukes of Lithuania, c1200 - 1569 From King Mindaugas to Sigismund III. The state of Lithuania formed in 1230s, when threatened by the Livonian Order in the north and the Teutonic Knights in the west, Baltic tribes united under Mindaugas leadership. He became the only crowned king of Lithuania. His state became known as Grand Duchy of Lithuania. After Grand Duke Jogaila becam...

  • UK Portal

    Welcome, Fàilte, Croeso ! . Looking for your ancestors in the UK? Or, you're in the UK and searching for relatives elsewhere in the world? In this forum, we encourage everyone with links in England, Scotland and Wales to communicate and explore a common ancestry. What can you do here? Ask questions Collaborate on your research Share knowledge you have gained as you've done ...

  • Irish Portal

    About the Irish Portal Portal for people who are interested in Irish genealogy. The aim of this portal is to make this a very useful tool for research, and a place to meet other people tracing their Irish ancestors 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 ...

  • Middlesex - Family Heads

    People connected to Middlesex People connected to Middlesex can be placed in the following groups. Historical and Political people - accommodated by the project Historic Middlesex (link to follow) which covers the History of Middlesex and historical/political people. Some of these are also listed in the Famous people category. Families with their roots in Middlesex. Please add the ear...

  • Voortrekker Roetes en Kaarte/Great Trek Routes and Maps

    The Great Trek Voortrekker Routes and Maps of the Boere Republics 1836-1886 All work and photo's supplied by Nantes Kruger from the Northern Transvaal Branch of GSSA Photo shows the routes of the Voortrekkers How can you use this information? You will have to have names, districts, dates. All in all do research. Identify farm names on death notices, inventories, estates. T...

  • "Western Finnmark in Norway pre - 1720. Domiciliation. Komsa civilization. Rockcarvings in Alta. Birkarler from Sweden / Finland".

    This project contains genealogical information about people born in Alta area, Finnmark, Norway. Genealogy / Slektsforskning, wikipedia Stories about Norwegian immigrants to USA and other Norwegian stories, (goldmining in Alaska etc.) Genealogyproject on Geni . Northernlights route, pictures and history, Tromsø University Northernlights observatory on Haldde - Alta - Norway . ...

  • RMS Lusitania

    RMS Lusitania On May 7, 2015 it will be 100 years ago the Lusitania disaster took place. This project aims to identify and list the survivors and casualties of the sinking of the RMS Lusitania . The Lusitania project will become an ongoing project with the aim to build all passenger family-trees Overview The sinking of the RMS Lusitania , of the Cunard Line After being torpedoed off the I...

  • International Index of Projects about WOMEN

    Active Geni projects about Women 'The strength of a woman is not measured by the impact that all her hardships in life have had on her; but the strength of a woman is measured by the extent of her refusal to allow those hardships to dictate her and who she becomes. ~ C. JoyBell C. Women have proved that they are on par with men in the fields of govern...

  • Working with sources: Colonial America

    Umbrella project: "working with sources" Types of sources Family Tradition Family Bible interviews privately published memoirs family trees scrapbooks ... Records Birth / marriage / death Military Land Wills (probate, inventory of estate) Immigration (ship passenger lists) Naturalization (denization) Tax Census Business (invoices) Correspondence Dir...

  • Working with sources

    This is an umbrella project about sourcing in genealogy. Please don't add any profiles but feel free to collaborate and contribute. It's a large topic, so please set up "related" projects to cover more specific areas. Types of Sources Primary sources , which are the most trusted ones, are written at the time of the event, like the priest write a baptism in a churchbook. Secondary so...

  • 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 ...

  • Kent - Genealogical Resources

    Kent Genealogical Resources The purpose of this project is to outline the regional resources available for research in Kent, both geographical/physical and online. Image Right - The Sessions House or County Hall, Maidstone Please add links to any resources you find in the appropriate sections below. Genuki Kent Page Cyndi's List The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex Kent Gen ...

  • Derbyshire - Genealogical Resources

    Derbyshire Genealogical Resources Image Right - Derbyshire Record Office Computer Room The purpose of this project is to outline the regional resources available for research in Derbyshire, both geographical/physical and online. Please add links to any resources you find in the appropriate sections below. GENUKI Derbyshire Cyndi's List - Derbyshire Resource Centres - Repositor...

  • Devon - Genealogical Resources

    Devon Genealogical Resources Image Right - Devon Record Office The purpose of this project is to outline the regional resources available for research in Devon, both geographical/physical and online. Please add links to any resources you find in the appropriate sections below. GENUKI Devon Cyndi's List - Devon Resource Centres - Repositories GenealogyLinks.net - Devon De...

  • Dorset - Genealogical Resources

    Dorset Genealogical Resources Image Right - Dorset History Centre, Dorchester The purpose of this project is to outline the regional resources available for research in Dorset, both geographical/physical and online. Please add links to any resources you find in the appropriate sections below. GENUKI Dorset Cyndi's List - Dorset Resource Centres - Repositories - Dorset Do...

  • Historic Kent

    Historic Kent The purpose of this project is to give a historical background to XXX, to provide information about those individuals of Historic importance linked to the county and to add links to any profiles of significant people linked to XXX who have profiles on GENi. See also Main Page Battles Castles Historic Houses History - over view Timeline Pre-history 12th Century ...

  • Cheshire - Genealogical Resources

    Cheshire Genealogical Resources Image Right - Cheshire Record Office The purpose of this project is to outline the regional resources available for research in Cheshire, both geographical/physical and online. Please add links to any resources you find in the appropriate sections below. GENUKI Cheshire Cyndi's List - Cheshire Cheshire Genealogy on Rootsweb Resource Centres ...

  • Pioneers of Canada - Prince Edward Island

    Pioneers of Canada - Prince Edward Island ====History===The first inhabitants of PEI were ancestors of the Mi’kmaq. There is evidence they occupied sites on PEI as many as 10,000 years ago by crossing the low plain now covered by Northumberland Strait. Occupation since that time has most likely been continuous, although there are some indications that there may have been seasonal migrati...

  • International Projects Index

    International Projects International Help Portal Civil Registry and Church Records around the World Wonders of the World Ode to Joy - Anthem / European Union Listen to 10 Top Anthems Please feel free to list your Project under (1) Country of Origin, or (2) Global Area of Interest. If a link doesn't work, just go to Projects Page and paste the project name in the search b...

  • Fathers of Confederation - Canada

    Fathers of Confederation The Fathers of Confederation are the people who attended the Charlottetown and Quebec Conferences in 1864 and the London Conference of 1866 in England, preceding Canadian Confederation. There were 36 original Fathers of Confederation. Hewitt Bernard, who was the recording secretary at the Charlottetown Conference, is considered by some to be a Father of Confederation....

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  • Castles of Ireland (ROI)

    CASTLES OF IRELAND Irish castle history stretches nearly 1000 years, from the Norman invasions of the 1000s to the early 20th century. Ireland was a country to subdue, and to keep the population in check, castles were built to house the new ruling families and garrison their armies. The later castles were symbols of wealth and political power, architectural homages...

  • State of Colorado

    Please do not add any profiles to the State of Colorado project. Projects Colorado Freedom Memorial Colorado Namesakes Colorado Pioneers People Named Colorado Victims of the Flu Pandemic: Colorado Cities Arvada's Most Influential Fort Collins Ethnicities Cornish in Colorado Italians in Colorado

  • Huguenots of Britain

    Scope Scope of this project is to look in to the history of the huguenots in Britain and to indentify those who came and settled in Britain. The Huguenots An estimated 50,000 Protestant Walloons and Huguenots fled to England, about 10,000 of whom moved on to Ireland around the 1690s. In relative terms, this could be the largest wave of immigration of a single community into Britain ever...

  • Mayors of Scranton, Pennsylvania

    Elliot S.M. Hill 1866-1869 Democrat William N. Monies 1869-1872 Republican Mathew W. Loftus 1872-1875 Democrat Robert H. McKune 1875-1878 Democrat Terence Vincent Powderly 1878-1884 Greenback-Labor Party Francis Allen Beamish 1884-1886 Democrat Ezra H. Ripple 1886-1890 Republican John H. Fellows 1890-1893 Republican William Lawrence Connell 1893-1896 James G. Bailey 1896-1899...

  • American Coins

    People on Coins Presidents George Washington $1, 25¢ John Adams $1 Thomas Jefferson $1, 25¢, 5¢ James Madison $1 James Monroe $1, 25¢ John Quincy Adams $1 Andrew Jackson $1

  • Arvada's Most Influential

    A Lorraine Anderson Ralph "Bill" Ashton Ralph E. Ashton 1896–1981 B Richard Bartlett Lee Layton Beghtol 1888–1964 Eugene Emory Benjamin 1883–1944 William John Bennett 1885–1947 James Biggins Jr. 1892–1964 Terri Binder C Steve Camins Royce Collier Karen Connor Shelley Cook Ron Culbertson D Alfred Lee Davis 1865&...

  • Portland, Jamaica West Indies

    Under Constuction S. W. Year 1734-1735 St George King George the second Towns Buff Bay Cattawood Spring Hope Bay Manchioneal Nanny Town Port Antonio, Capital St. Margaret's Bay [ San San] Boston Drapers William Williams(sl o ) Humphreys(sl o) __________________________ A Anderson Allen Alridge B Bryan Blake Baker Lorenz...

  • Historical criminals, thieves and vagabonds

    Historical criminals, thieves and vagabonds Famous historical criminals are those individuals whose criminal behaviors became widely known to the general public for their unscrupulous acts. Aim of this project is to list people worldwide who have been convicted of serious crimes, or are notable for their criminal activities in the past. This is a worldwide project Belgium Ludovicus ...

  • Female Scientists

    Women in Science trough the years Women have made contributions to science from the earliest times. Historians with an interest in gender and science have illuminated the scientific endeavors and accomplishments of women, the barriers they have faced, and the strategies implemented to have their work peer-reviewed and accepted. The historical, critical and sociological study of these is...

  • Notable Huguenot descendants - United States

    Notable Huguenots or people from Huguenot descent United States Arts & Entertainment James Agee , American screenwriter and Pulitzer prize winning author Earl W. Bascom, American rodeo cowboy, artist, and sculptor William Christopher, American actor Joan Crawford , American actress Davy Crockett , American folk hero Johnny Depp , American actor Philip Morin Freneau...

  • Notable Huguenot descendants - Britain

    Notable Huguenot descendants - Britain Arts, Entertainment and sports Hablot Knight Browne ("Phiz"), British illustrator of Charles Dickens Tony Cottee, West Ham United and England footballer Piers Courage , English racing driver Phil de Glanville, England rugby union international (private profile) William De Morgan , British art potter, tile designer, and author G....

  • Battleground Ireland

    Battleground Ireland Ireland became a battleground almost by accident - having left England, James II had de facto handed William the crown on a silver plate. His only hope of restoration was linked to a return to his realm. And only one part was considered secure and sympathetic enough - Catholic Ireland, effectively ruled by the Jacobite Tyrconnel. Tyrconnel was determined to hold on to p...

  • Female Artists Through the Centuries

    Female Artists through the centuries Female artists have been involved in making art in most times and places. Often certain media are associated with women, particularly textile arts; however, these gender roles in art change in different cultures and communities. Many art forms dominated by women have been historically dismissed from the art historical canon as craft, as opposed to fine art...

  • Black Africans in Mexico

    A project about the history and genealogy of Blacks in Mexico. 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

  • Black Africans in Panama

    A project about the history and genealogy of Blacks in Panama. 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