Genealogy Projects tagged with pennsylvania on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Battle of Gettysburg

    July 1-3, 1863 July of 2013 marked the 150th anniversary of the battle! This project is devoted to all soldiers of every rank who fought at the Battle of Gettysburg, and to the families of those soldiers. This project is less about the conflict than it is about the people who engaged in it. That having been said, some historians call this battle the turning point of the ...

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

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

  • University of Pennsylvania

    University of Pennsylvania The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn or UPenn) is an American private Ivy League research university located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Penn considers itself the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, as well as the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate stu...

  • Quakers: Religious Society of Friends

    This project is focused around the genealogy of members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). If you have sourced information, please don't hesitate to contribute. Influential and Well-Known Quakers Richard M. Nixon, 37th President of the United States William Penn, Founder of Pennsylvania Robert Barclay, The Quaker Apologist Susan B. Anthony, Civil Rights Leader Joan Bae...

  • Pennsylvania Governors and Presidents

    List of Governors and Presidents of Pennsylvania==

  • 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.

  • United States Senators from Pennsylvania

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

  • Oldest Buildings in Pennsylvania

    Much of the history of Pennsylvania - and the US- can be found in the stories of the state's oldest buildings, and the people associated with them. Profiles to be added to this project can be the builders, owners, or inhabitants of the buildings. Or perhaps the people were connected through their professional lives or work. When adding a profile to the project please include the building the ...

  • Rachor Genealogy

    Genalogy of the Rachor familes Familiengeschichte der Familien Rachor Informationen zum Wappen der Familien Rachor: Wappenbeschreibung: Unter rotem Schildhaupt, darin drei weiße Spitzen, in weißem Grund grünes Eichenlaub mit aufrecht stehendem silbernen Schwert. Wappengeschichte: Der "Fränkische Reschen" deutet auf die fränkische Abstammung der Rac...

  • Todd's of Pennsylvania, Virginia and Kentucky

    Note: While using ANY genealogical website or program...please be informed that ANY possible family connections are NOT valid until they can be verified with documentation. Scope of Project is To build a single, validated and documented shared family tree the goals being: •1) to create on Geni an accurate representation of the genealogical information •2) to clean up dupli...

  • 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...

  • Edington Family New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio

    Note: While using ANY genealogical website or program...please be informed that ANY possible family connections are NOT valid until they can be verified with documentation. This Edington clan has been hard to trace and document - where I and others feel should be investigated more I have put "Questionable" in the suffix box - this is especially done if conflicing data has been given over the ...

  • Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    October 6, 1683 - Thirteen families from Krefeld, Germany, arrived in Philadelphia to begin Germantown, one of America's oldest settlements. (Today in History, Antelope Valley Press, Thursday, October 6, 2011, p. B2). Germantown was founded by German settlers, thirteen Quaker and Mennonite families from Krefeld (Germany),[1][2] in 1681. Today the founding day of Germantown on October 6, 1683,...

  • Greene Connections: Greene County, Pennsylvania

    We are creating a family tree of current and past residents of Greene County, Pennsylvania and their ancestry. Please feel free to join our project so that we can begin connecting trees and people together. Help explore how families within this geographic area are linked together. This project will ultimately include, but is in no way limited to, the volunteer research collected for www.Green...