Genealogy Projects tagged with Lithuania on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Lithuanian Massacres

    The majority of Jews in Lithuania were not required to live in ghettos nor sent to the Nazi concentration camps which by then were just in the preliminary stages of operation. Instead they were shot in pits near their places of residence with the most infamous mass murders taking place in the Ninth Fort near Kaunas and the Ponary Forest near Vilnius. Lithuania’s Jews were thus the first ...

  • 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...

  • Sharpe Family of Vilna and Nashua, New Hampshire

    Welcome! This project is intended to facilitate genealogical and historical collaboration among those interested in the Sharpe family of Vilna, Lithuania and Nashua, New Hampshire (USA). How can you participate? (1) Add your branches to the Geni tree. This is a 100% shared collaboration and the tree belongs to all of us. Please do not duplicate existing entries. (2) Upload photo...

  • Kovno, Ponedel, Rakiskis and other Lithuanian Heritage

    Tracing Lithuanian Jewish Families Trying to locate and map out Lithuanian families: Zisman, Zausman, Levin(e), Jaffe, Yoffe, Kader, and other various versions and many other names. Jaffe Family Read about the history of the illustrious Yaffe family starting from 15th century Rabbi Mordecai Jaffe and Descendants in Lithuania and Galicia in " An Ancient lineage: European Roots of a Jew...

  • Werpachowski - Verpachovskis - Verpakovskis

    This project is made to help descendants of Werpachowski - Verpachovskis - Verpakovskis to find out more about the origins of the surname and see how are they related. Šis projektas sukurtas tam, kad Werpachowski - Verpachovskis - Verpakovskis palikuonys galėtų sužinoti daugiau apie pavardės kilmę ir kaip šie palikuonys yra susiję.