Genealogy Projects tagged with merchant on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Worshipful Company of Skinners

    The Worshipful Company of Skinners (known as The Skinners' Company) is one of the Livery Companies of the City of London. It was originally an association of those engaged in the trade of skins and furs. From History of the Fur Trade Regulation of the use of furs In medieval times furs were considered such a luxury that their use was strictly controlled by a series of ‘sumptuary&#x...

  • Shopkeepers

    "No man of sense ought to be ashamed of being called a shopkeeper" - Napoleon This is a global project - everyone is invited to add their retailing ancestors to this project (profiles must be set to public). Project collaborators, feel free to update the project description, adding notes, documents, images, resources ... and inviting more collaborators. See Notable Retailers Notes From ...

  • Overseas trade: Shipping Merchants and Companies

    The American Revolution, which was largely fostered in the early seaports and partly tied to the trade restrictions imposed on the American colonies by England, resulted in the expulsion of the new American states from the trading family of the British Empire. The United States was not a self-sufficient nation, so trade by sea became essential. Adventurous merchants sent out their ships to find...