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  • New Amsterdam - Immigrant Ships

    < BACK . Objective This project provides an inventory of the ships that brought immigrants from The Netherlands to New Amsterdam between 1609 and 1674. The associated New Amsterdam - Immigrants project inventories immigrants in that same period. Work in Progress . For any additions, please contact project collaborators, as the data are being maintained in an Excel file for easy editing....

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  • New York in the US Civil War (USA) 1861-1865

    This project is used to relate all units from New York who served in the Union Army.

  • Columbia University

    Columbia University Columbia University in the City of New York, commonly referred to as Columbia University, is an American private Ivy League research university located in New York City, New York, United States. Columbia is the oldest institution of higher learning in the state of New York, the fifth oldest in the United States, and one of the country's nine Colonial Colleges founded bef...

  • New Amsterdam - Immigrants

    < BACK . NEWS FLASH (June 22, 2012) - Over 2,100 New Amsterdam immigrants have now been identified on Geni ! Only add people within the 1621-1674 date limits NEW VOLUNTEER SERVICE... Struggling with the New Netherland records? A Dutch word you don't understand? An abbreviation that puzzles you? Try find an answer on the International Dutch Portal with Dutch speaking Geni-users - or CL...

  • Cornell University

    Cornell University Cornell University ( /kɔrˈnɛl/ kor-NEL) is an American private Ivy League research university located in Ithaca, New York, United States. Founded in 1865 by Ezra Cornell and Andrew Dickson White, the university was intended to teach and make contributions in all fields of knowledge—from the classics to the sciences, and from the theoretical to ...

  • New Amsterdam - Research & Bibliography

    < BACK . Objective This page serves as an inventory of sources, associations, books and any kind of research into the development of the Dutch province of New Netherland between 1609-1674. Sources Associations of Interest The New Netherland Institute , Albany, NY The Holland Society of New York , New York, NY Society of Daughters of Holland Dames , Baltimore, MD New Netherla...

  • New Amsterdam - Famous Descendants

    < BACK . Objective This project provides an overview of notable, direct descendants of New Amsterdam immigrants (1609-1674). Wikipedia provides an interesting overview of famous Americans of Dutch descent . On this Geni page, we focus only on direct descendants from the 1609-1674 immigration (not necessarily of Dutch origin). Famous New Amsterdam descendants Politics Franklin De...

  • Gangs of New York City

    Genealogical roots of gang members and leaders, discussion of the history and legacy of street gangs, motorcycle gangs, Mafia families, and crews in New York City: all five boroughs; and neighboring areas of Long Island, New Jersey and Connecticut. Please join us by collaborating and adding your public profiles to the Project. Document uploads are more than welcome, too. Background ...

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  • Descendants of Hendrick Jochemsze Schoonmaker

    Will all the descendants of Hendrick Jochemsze Schoonmaker please join in to help make this a complete tree. We know that there are several books written on the Schoonmaker family, including other names such as Shumaker and Shoemaker. Please join in.

  • The Glorious Revolution (1688) and Rebellion in the American Colonies

    The Glorious Revolution of 1688 and Rebellion in the American Colonies This project is to identify profiles of the (sometimes forgotten) patriots who led the way to what became the American nation. Collaborators, please feel free to edit the overview, add resources, and invite more collaborators. background The Glorious Revolution - Magna Carta and the Bill of Rights The Magna Carta s...

  • Early Mormon Leaders Project

    Contents: Introduction Finding Aids Church Presidents Quorum of 12 Apostles before 1844 Three Witnesses Eight Witnesses Current First Presidency Current Quorum of Twelve Apostles People Mentioned in Doctrine and Covenants Early Non-Mormons of Interest Early Mormon Leaders Haun's Mill Victims Introduction: The scope of this project is to complete accurate family t...

  • United States Senators from New York

    United States Senators from New York List of United States Senators from New York (from U.S. Senate web site--no links) List of United States Senators from New York (with wikipedia links)

  • Jews of New York

    This is an umbrella project for all projects related to Jews from New York .

  • State of New York

    New York is a state in the Northeastern region of the United States. New York is the 27th most extensive, the 3rd most populous, and the 7th most densely populated of the 50 United States. History Also see: New Amsterdam The history of New York begins around 10,000 BCE, when the first Native Americans arrived. By 1100 CE, New York's main tribes, the Iroquoian and Algonquian cultures, had ...

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  • The Schenectady (NY) Massacre of 1690

    The Schenectady Massacre. It was an attack against the village of Schenectady in the colony of New York on 1690-02-08. It was carried out by a party of over 200 French and Sault and Algonquin Indian raiders that set out from Montreal to attack English outposts to the south, and was intended as retaliation for a series of devastating Iroquois raids for which the English had provided weapons and ...

  • New York Mayors

    Objective This project seeks to pull together all the mayors of New York, throughout the city's history. This includes the Dutch, English, and American periods in the history of the city. The ultimate purpose is to provide a ‘genealogical backbone’ for all the families that have been involved in the formation and development of the city. Background The birth of the city of...

  • New York Governors

    Objective This project brings together the governors of the state of New York. This covers the state in all its historical phases - including colonial times. Background The state of New York was born as the Dutch province of New Netherland . After the early exploration of the island of Manhattan by Henry Hudson in 1609 - and the adjacent 'North River' (now called Hudson River ) - the char...

  • Sleepy Hollow, New York

    Sleepy Hollow , previously known as North Tarrytown , is a village in the town of Mount Pleasant in Westchester County , New York , United States. It is located on the eastern bank of the Hudson River, about 30 miles (48 km) north of midtown Manhattan in New York City. Significant events 1609: Henry Hudson claims the Hudson River Valley for Holland 1655: Adriaen Van der Donck publishes ...

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  • Irvington, New York

    Irvington , also known as Irvington-on-Hudson , is a village in the town of Greenburgh in Westchester County , New York , United States. It is located on the eastern bank of the Hudson River, 20 miles north of midtown Manhattan in New York City. Early settlers Capt. John Buckhout Justus Dearman William Dutcher Jacob van Tassel Wolfert Acker Notable residents Madam C. J. Wa...

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  • Renown Marathon Runners

    Marathon Runners From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The marathon is a long-distance running event with an official distance of 42.195 kilometres (26 miles and 385 yards),[1] that is usually run as a road race. The event was instituted in commemoration of the fabled run of the Greek soldier Pheidippides, a messenger from the Battle of Marathon (the namesake of the race) to Athens. The m...

  • The Sinking of the "Evening Star" Steamship in 1866

    The Evening Star Sank on October 3, 1866 .........283 Parished Evening Star – On 3 October 1866, the Evening Star sank after sailing into a hurricane 180 miles east of Tybee Island, GA. Of the approximately 300 aboard, 283 perished. The ship contained lifeboats for only 60 people and not enough life vests for all on board. One group of survivors were picked up by a passing vessel and...

  • 49th New York Infantry (USA), US Civil War

    UNION NEW YORK TROOPS 49th New York Infantry Regiment Also known as "Second Buffalo " Organized at Buffalo, N.Y., and mustered in September 18, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., September 20, 1861. Attached to Stevens' 3rd Brigade, W. F. Smith's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 4th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 2n...

  • 1969 World Champion NY Mets

    The 1969 New York Mets season was the team's eighth as a Major League Baseball (MLB) franchise and culminated with them winning the World Series over the Baltimore Orioles. They played their home games at Shea Stadium. The team was managed by Gil Hodges. The team is often referred to as the "Amazin' Mets", a nickname coined by Casey Stengel, who managed the team from their inaugural season to 1...

  • Woehl / Wale / Wales

    Wöhl / Woehl family that originated in Oberseebach, Bas-Rhin, France. A good number of them migrated to Welland County, Ontario, Canada and settled. A select number emigrated to Buffalo, Erie County, New York, USA. The surname can be seen written in a number of ways depending on where they are using the name. In Oberseebach it was Wöhl and in North America and other places that ...

  • Native American Tribes- State of New York

    Links Naming Conventions

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  • Westchester County, New York

    Westchester County is a county located in the U.S. state of New York. Westchester covers an area of 450 square miles (1,200 km2) and has a population of 949,113 according to the 2010 Census, residing in 45 municipalities. It was named after the city of Chester in England, and the county seat is White Plains. List of populated places in Westchester County Cities Yonkers, founded in 1646 ...

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  • New York City Board of Education

    Master project for the New York City Board of Education. The New York City Board of Education is the governing body of the New York City Department of Education. The members of the board are appointed by the mayor and by the five borough presidents. The New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE) is the branch of municipal government in New York City that manages the city's public sc...

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  • Rhythm and Blues Vocal Groups of New York City

    The main information and outline is from "They All Sang On The Corner: A Second Look at New York City's Rhythm and Blues Vocal Groups," by Philip Groia; Published by Phillie Dee Enterprises, Inc., Port Jefferson, New York, 1983, Tenth Printing, October 2005. The bulk of these groups existed from the early 1950s until around 1970. Wikipedia Halloween 1954 How It All Began Roots of the Rh...

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  • 116th New York Infantry (USA), US Civil War

    UNION NEW YORK TROOPS 116th New York Infantry Regiment Called the "Iron Hearted Regiment" The 116th Regiment was organized at Camp Morgan, Buffalo, Erie County, N. Y., August 10 to September 3, 1862. The men were mustered in for three years service with 929 men under Colonel Edward P. Chapin, Lieutenant Colonel Robert Cottier and Major George M. Love. Attached to - Nine companies left...