Genealogy Projects tagged with colonialists on the Geni Family Tree

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  • New Zealand Pioneer Families 1800-1900

    This project is to catalog the first generation of immigrants to New Zealand in the 19th century, and to organise the information and place them into the ships they arrived on. Please add your pioneer ancestors to the project by going to their profile, click "actions" click "add to project". Please make sure the profile is set to public. all Kiwis are welcome join and contribute :) Families...

  • Southern Maryland Families

    This project is to identify early settlers and notable people of the region now called "Southern Maryland" click for map Please add your profiles: must be set to public. Feel free to enrich them by "tagging" with photos & documents from the media repository . click to view Project collaborators, please update the project page, add resources, documents, and photos ... and invite more collabo...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Elizabeth, 1634 & 1635

    THE GREAT MIGRATION: SHIPS TO NEW ENGLAND 1633-35 It an amazing story of Providence and the skill of English seamen that dozens of Atlantic ocean passages were made in little wooden ships bringing our Puritan ancestors to America almost without mishap in the 1630's; the unhappy exception being the harrowing story of the Angel Gabriel , 1635, which met a terrible storm and cast up on the coast...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Confidence, 1638

    Bring your ancestors on over. Profiles must be set to public. from Southampton, England to New England 24 April 1638 Another transcription of this voyage can be seen: Passenger List  for the Confidence 1638 List of passengers from Southampton for New England 24 April 1638 by the 'Confidence' of London, two hundred tons - Master Mr. John Gibson. - "by vertue of the Lord Treasu...

  • Colonial American Doctors

    Please add the profiles of the chirugeons, physicans, midwives, apothecaries and bonesetters who were our earliest doctors. Collaborators, feel free to update the page and add resource materials. Please note: 40% of the physicians in the early colonies were women. Midwives at this time were considered doctors. 18th Century American Medicine From In 18th Century England, there were thr...

  • Families of Ancient Wethersfield

    In 1633 John Oldham from Watertown in the Massachusetts Bay Colony explored the Connecticut River. The following year he and some companions built temporary housing and passed the winter at Wethersfield. With the arrival of warmer weather other settlers, many also from Watertown, arrived from Massachusetts Bay. Wethersfield has its niche in history, being " Ye Most Auncient Towne " in Conne...

  • Colonial Ancestors of Anne Arundel, MD

    The early (pre-Revolutionary War) colonists of Anne Arundel, MD, seem to have been responsible for an unusual number of descendants. Perhaps this is only because they have been unusually well documented. Families of interest include: Anderson Family Ashman Family Beale Family Boone Family Cheney Family Cromwell Family Dent Family Dorsey Family Edwards Family Fo...

  • Original Proprietors of Haddam, Connecticut

    Please add profiles for the founders of Haddam, Connecticut to this project, and link to the index in bold when done. From A Brief History of Haddam Plantation at Thirty Mile Island In 1660 the Connecticut Colonial Legislature sent Matthew Allyn and Samuel Willys down the Connecticut River from Hartford to purchase land from the Wangunk Indian Tribe at the place the English called 'Land o...

  • Huguenot immigration to the James River area of Virginia 1620 to 1700

    Join this project (Actions > Join Project) if you would like to become part of it Soon after the revocation of the Edict of Nantes, King William and Queen Mary ascended to the throne of England. They offered the Huguenots the privilege of settling in Virginia. About 600 came to Virginia in 1700- 170. Many settled at a deserted Indian village called Manakintown.which is on the south side of th...

  • Sources : Colonial American

    < BACK to the Sources Workstream Index . Sources : Colonial American . Objective This project aims to research and identify the most reliable sources and prevalent theories for genealogical research around Colonial America Status IN PROGRESS Scope This project focuses on Time Frame: until 1776 Dynasties: (PLACEHOLDER) Geographies: North America, modern day USA Historical p...

  • Virginia Germanna Colonies

    Official Web Site This project is to document all of the original Germanna settlers. Descendent profiles may be added to the project directly. All the original immigrants will be listed here in the text as well. The Germanna Colonies consist primarily of the First Colony of 42 persons from the Siegerland area in Germany brought to Virginia to work for Lieutenant Governor Alexander Spotswood...

  • Albion's Seed

    WORK IN PROGRESS Hyperlinks refer to Wikipedia pages where more information can be found . Motives Albion's Seed: Four British Folkways in America (America: a Cultural History) From Library Journal This cultural history explains the European settlement of the United States as voluntary migrations from four English cultural centers. Families of zealous, literate Puritan yeomen an...

  • American Colonial Governors

    American Colonial Governors This project is designed to capture pre-statehood Governors of entities that eventually became American States. (other than those designated as Territorial Governors) Territorial Governors are included in a separate Geni project: Spanish and French colonial governors of Louisiana are included on pages 3 and 4 of the Geni project "Govenors of Louisiana": List ...

  • Early Settlers of Kittery, Maine

    Bring your ancestor profiles on over. Must be set to public. Town of Kittery, ME - Historical Notes from  One act of the court of elections held on October 20, 1647 , was memorable : the erection of the Piscataqua Plantations into a town, the first in our present State of Maine, by the name of Kittery , which embraced the present town of that name, the Berwicks and Eliot. T...

  • Founding of New Hampshire

    Let's identify (or create) the Geni profiles for the 80 people & the proprietary governors of what became the "Live Free or Die" state. Collaborators, feel free to update the project - and invite more collaborators. THEY CAME TO FISH In the beginning was the fisherman. And the fisherman came to New Hampshire to fish. His trip was paid for by English investors who did quite well at first. Th...

  • Pioneers of Old Hopewell, New Jersey

    Please add your pioneer and notable ancestors of Hopewell to this project. Collaborators, feel free to update the page, add resources, documents, images ... origins Hopewell’s first inhabitants were Lenapes, an Algonquin tribe who welcomed Europeans because they needed protection from other Indians. Their Hopewell villages were Wissamonson [Woodbridge] and...

  • Stout

    The purpose of this group is to trace and document the descendants of Richard E. Stout, Sr. and Penelope Van Princis Stout, The Mother of Middletown, New Jersey, through shared genealogy research.

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Phillip, 1635

    bring your ancestor profiles on over. Must be set to "public." The Phillip sailed from Gravesend to Virginia June 1635 under Master Richard Morgan "20 June 1635" Theis under-written names are to be transported to Virginea embarqued in the Phillip Richard Morgan Mr the Men have been examined by the Minister of the towne of Gravesend of their conformities to the orders & discipline of the...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Unity, 1635

    from The Unity left Weymouth, England Sept 12, 1635 with her Master, John Taylor, arriving in Massachusetts Bay. Buck, William, his wife and family Cattell, Robert, and his family Corbin, Hugh, and his family Davies, Richard, and his family Ellwood, William, his wife and family Hollman, Arther (sic), and his family Looke, Robert, his wife and family Tailor, Nicholas, and h...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Blessing, 1635

    The Blessing, June 1635 From June 1635. Theis under written names are to be transported to New England imbarqued in the Blessing Jo: Lecester Mr the p'rties having brought Cert. from the minister and Justices of their conformitie being no Subsedy men, tooke ye oaths of Alleg: and Supremacie: Willm Cope 26 (usually spelled "Copp") Richard Cope 24 (usually spelled "Copp") Thomas Kin...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Diligent, 1638

    Passenger List of the Diligent 1638 Ipswich, Suffolk England to Boston Harbor Source: The Planters of the Commonwealth Charles E. Banks, published by Houghton Mifflin Co. (1930), pages 191-194. DILIGENT, of Ipswich, John Martin, Master. She sailed from Ipswich, Suffolk, in June and arrived August 10 at Boston, with about one hundred passengers, principally from Hingham, Norfolk, destined ...

  • Early Settlers of Wells, Maine (1622-1687)

    Bring your ancestor profiles on over. Must be set to public Wells, situated upon the sea-coast, in York County, was first settled by persons from Exeter, N.H., about the year 1640. Its name is supposed to have come from Wells in England. In regard to land titles, Folsom says that an Indian named Thomas Chabinoke, devised all his title and interest to Namps-cas-coke (being the greatest part of...