Genealogy Projects tagged with Maroons on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Palmares Republic in Brazil

    Palmares, or Quilombo dos Palmares, was a fugitive community of escaped slaves and others in colonial Brazil that developed from 1605 until its suppression in 1694. It was located in what is today the Brazilian state of Alagoas. ( ) Zumbi and Palmares, Brazil ). The largest of the quilombos was the Quilombo dos Palmares, located in today's Alagoas state, governed by semi-mythical leaders Gang...

  • Maroons of Jamaica

    Scope of Project This project is a sub-project of Jamaican Portal: "Out Of many, One People" project, and reflection of the Maroon history of Jamaica, West Indies. The Maroons are descended from runaway slaves who established free communities in the mountainous interior of Jamaica during the long era of slavery in the island. African slaves imported during the Spanish period may have provid...

  • Maroon Culture

    This project is a portal for Maroon groups throughout the Americas, and a product and sister to the Facebook group of the same name: Maroon Culture . WHO AND WHAT ARE MAROONS? The word Maroon is said to stem from the spanish word 'Cimarron', which means (from the colonialist's perspective) uncontrollable, 'wild, and untamed'. The etymological root of 'Cima' means top, as it relates to the m...

  • 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...

  • Black Africans in Costa Rica

    A project about the history and genealogy of Blacks in Costa Rica. 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 discussio...

  • Black Africans of Honduras

    Black Africans of Honduras Garifuna People Roatán and 6 other [ ) Bay Islands], Honduras