Genealogy Projects tagged with american on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Norwegian American

    Emigration from Norway to the United States of America. This project is about emigrants from Norway to USA. Index Links Norwegian-American Settlements in The US From which county in Norway was the emigrants born? Østfold Akershus Oslo Hedmark Oppland Buskerud Vestfold Telemark Aust Agder Vest Agder Rogaland Hordaland Sogn og Fjordane Møre ...

  • English-language writers

    English-language person who produces nonfictional writing or literary art such as novels, short stories, poetry, plays, screenplays, or essays in the English language.

  • First American Jewish Families

    First published in 1960, and revised through 1991, Malcolm Stern 's First American Jewish Families was a groundbreaking work of genealogy, detailing the trees of 600 early Jewish-American families from 1645-1988. Stern's work is viewable online at the American Jewish Archives . Many of the families in Stern's book are also on Geni. Below is a list of the families with links to the Geni profil...

  • American Colonization Society

    American Colonization Society The American Colonization Society (ACS) (in full, The Society for the Colonization of Free People of Color of America), founded in 1816, was the primary vehicle to support the return of free African Americans to what was considered greater freedom in Africa. It helped to found the colony of Liberia in 1821–22 as a place for freedmen. Among its founders wer...

  • 99th Infantry Battalion (Separate)

    Bataljon 99 er navnet brukt i Norge for 99th Infantry Battalion (Separate). The 99th infantry Battalion (Separate) was activated at Camp Ripley, Minnesota on July 19th 1942 as per written instructions by the War Department. This unique elite unit was to consist only of Norwegians and Americans with direct Norwegian descent. Soldiers picked out for this elite unit had to have a working knowled...

  • American Revolution: Siege of Philadelphia (1776)

    Wikipedia: By the 1740s, Philadelphia ranked as the richest British port in the New World. By 1771, Philadelphia ranked as the largest British port and dockyard in North America. Locals then rose in protest against British economic policies and imports. In response to complaints by the Secretary of State for the Colonies, Philadelphia Governor John Penn asked General Thomas Gage to send someone...

  • Other Families in the First American Jewish Families

    First published in 1960, and revised through 1991, Malcolm Stern 's First American Jewish Families was a groundbreaking work of genealogy, detailing the trees of 600 early Jewish-American families from 1645-1988. Stern's work is viewable online at the American Jewish Archives . Rabbi Elias Solomon Levinger, Chief Rabbi of Gailingen (Daughter Saphira married Samuel Lemuel Binswanger) The...

  • 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 ...

  • Team USA Gymnasts

    This project celebrates gymnasts who have competed on the U.S. national team. Both past and present gymnasts, male and female, are covered by the scope of the project. The fields of gymnastics in the United States include artistic, rhythmic, acrobatic, and trampoline and tumbling (T&T). When adding a gymnast to the project, please list them under the proper heading(s) and include their years ...