Genealogy Projects tagged with research on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Norwegian Ancestry - information

    Project Norwegian Ancestry - information There are 5 million Norwegians living in Norway today (2012) and somewhere between 5 and 15 million Americans with Norwegian ancestry. Since most Norwegian-Americans do not speak Norwegian this project aims to explain Norwegian genealogy and practices relevant for genealogy and Geni.com in particular. We have a project "Introduksjon til Geni co...

  • HistoryLink

    HistoryLink - Free Geni Research Tools History Search will compare your direct ancestors (and their siblings) to projects on Geni that focus on historical or famous individuals. It will list any matches found, the relation, and what projects they belong to. It can also search for master profiles, problem profiles, pending merges, and can create a simple visualization of tree completeness. Not...

  • Mega Merge

    Purpose: Project to determine which geni.com profiles have been involved in a large number of merges. Please include profiles that have 100+ managers or more by adding them to the project. Possible Uses: Performance benchmark tests Researching collaborative genealogy trends Possible profiles that need profile locking or curator following. Draw attention to geni.com's goal of one p...

  • Geni Curators

    A list of the areas on the tree that Geni Curators work in, by location. Geographical regions Regions are those set-forth by the United Nations. For a full listing, please visit here . Africa Eastern Africa June Barnes : Zambia and Zimbabwe/Rhodesia Alastair Honeybun : Zimbabwe/Rhodesia Pam Karp : Zimbabwe/Rhodesia Middle Africa Northern Africa Sharon Doubell : Libya ,...

  • Provenance and Images

    To investigate and cleanup images which may or may not actually depict the purported subject. © © 1909 : Jan Pieter VETH ‧ 1864-1925 ‧ kunst-schilder ‧ & ‧ © year : Tom HAARTSEN ‧ w:Ouderkerk a/d Amstel -NLD ‧ fotograaf ‧ || ‧ Coll.ABN‧AMRO ‧ Hist.Archief A'dam ‧ eigendom onbekend ‧ prov...

  • "About" Cleanup

    This project relates to cleaning up copy-paste dumps from external websites on historical profiles. We will be developing guidelines for how to do this in the near future, in the meantime please add profiles with copy-paste issues to this project. Am excellent template for how to write up an "About" narrative is provided by Erica Howton here: Erica's Master Profile Cheat Sheet, notes in...

  • Genealogy Specialists on Geni

    Meet some eminent genealogists , prominent pedigree website creators and exceptional family tree Bloggers who are on Geni . Please feel free to contribute additional geni members who are genealogy specialists with websites, or blogs to this project. Your assistance with this project would be greatly appreciated. Thank you. Project Photo ------------------------------------- ...

  • Spurious Pedigrees

    Come collaborate and share your knowledge of spurious pedigrees. Add links; add profiles; identify wishful thinking, leaps of fancy, mistakes since corrected but still in circulation ... and outright scams. from Fraudulent Genealogy by Lisa South, Certified Genealogist There are many reasons that people create fraudulent genealogies: 1. Family members that are trying to hide something...

  • Working with the Big Tree

    The Big Tree (or World Tree) is Geni slang for the largest tree on Geni. New users, and even long-time users, are sometimes unsure about the differences between working in the Big Tree versus working in standalone trees. This page is intended to be a quick reference. If you don't find your answer here, look at the Geni Help pages or start a project discussion. Big Tree versus Standalone Tre...

  • "Western Finnmark in Norway pre - 1720. Domiciliation. Komsa civilization. Rockcarvings in Alta. Birkarler from Sweden / Finland".

    This project contains genealogical information about people born in Alta area, Finnmark, Norway. Genealogy / Slektsforskning, wikipedia Stories about Norwegian immigrants to USA and other Norwegian stories, (goldmining in Alaska etc.) Genealogyproject on Geni . Northernlights route, pictures and history, Tromsø University Northernlights observatory on Haldde - Alta - Norway . ...

  • International Help Portal

    International Help Portal This umbrella project shows a list of available help projects , discussions and topics currently available on GENi. As this is an international portal all is written in English except the country specific help projects they are in their own language to make them more recognizable to the different language speakers. Please feel free to add projects, topics and dis...

  • Common Genealogical Mistakes Made

    Don't fabricate facts! Place or date unknown LEAVE IT BLANK or enter as such - Place assumed by other given facts - enter as eg: Parents place of KNOWN marriage place other siblings KNOWN birthplace Place of residence pre Census Records Date should be left blank or listed as: est - estimated bef - before aft - after betw - between or if assumed Placing facts not ...

  • Geni Curator Projects - Guide

    Curators, please don't forget to add your projects, thank you. The aim of this project is to collect and identify curator projects so that geni members will be better able to see which curators are serving in the area of their particular interest. As the project progresses, links under the subjects will be better sub-categorized. Click "Related Projects" on right for more comprehensive ...

  • Kent - Genealogical Resources

    Kent Genealogical Resources The purpose of this project is to outline the regional resources available for research in Kent, both geographical/physical and online. Image Right - The Sessions House or County Hall, Maidstone Please add links to any resources you find in the appropriate sections below. Genuki Kent Page Cyndi's List The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex Kent Gen ...

  • Devon - Genealogical Resources

    Devon Genealogical Resources Image Right - Devon Record Office The purpose of this project is to outline the regional resources available for research in Devon, both geographical/physical and online. Please add links to any resources you find in the appropriate sections below. GENUKI Devon Cyndi's List - Devon Resource Centres - Repositories GenealogyLinks.net - Devon De...

  • Cheshire - Genealogical Resources

    Cheshire Genealogical Resources Image Right - Cheshire Record Office The purpose of this project is to outline the regional resources available for research in Cheshire, both geographical/physical and online. Please add links to any resources you find in the appropriate sections below. GENUKI Cheshire Cyndi's List - Cheshire Cheshire Genealogy on Rootsweb Resource Centres ...

  • Working with Projects

    Working with Projects Officially, projects are collections of profiles, typically tied together with a project overview page. Projects can be created for a surname, an event, or a topic - anything that connects a number of profiles together. Unofficially, projects can be used also to provide portals for regional genealogy projects, information about genealogical standards, tutorials, and ju...

  • Jewish Ancestry Research Guide

    Jewish Ancestry Research Guide This Directory is an overview of Jewish themed projects on Geni. We hope you will find what you are seeking. For another comprehensive directory, please also see Jewish Genealogy Portal: A Guide to Jewish Projects and Resources on Geni . Please feel free to list your project with us. - Use Geni Projects "Search Box" for links that do not work International...

  • Data Entry Standards for Genealogists & Research

    This is to be a reference tool - this is what I have found - on these subjects and a litttle more - New Quirk "?" "?" gecoms are starting to translate it as " & # 0 0 0 6 3 ;" the [- -] is still remaining a constant Mays be this is why what was to be the genealogical standard for unknown facts of [-?-] failed to take hold in the computer world. It is going to be a hard habit to break also...

  • Geni project guidelines

    This project sets out advice on how to create an effective project, including information on layout, style, and how to make a project clear, precise and relevant to the reader. The following guidelines have borrowed heavily from Wikipedia and modified for use on Geni. If you support the guidelines of this project, please join as a collaborator. General Projects should normally adhere to t...

  • Geni Help

    As part of our ongoing effort to provide excellent customer service to Geni users, we have moved to a new platform for our Help Center . This new platform should provide for better access to the information that will help you with any issues that you may run into using Geni. If you have a question about how to use the site or about an issue that may affect other users, please ask it in the kn...

  • Research and projects - basics start guide

    Research and projects - basic start guide This project is designed to help the "new" researcher discover ways to build a family tree. We will also cover basic use of Geni and it's features, and include the My Heritage document add on available to Geni users, at a low cost for world document searching. We will use a "real world" example in this project, and, if for any reason, this is a fami...

  • USA Genealogy sources

    Links and sources for USA research If you have a usefull link to a source or other related material please add it to the list below Passenger and immigration sources New York passenger records from 1888-1925 New York Passenger records from 1820-1890 Passenger Arrival Records at the Port of Boston, Massachusetts 1820-1943 Immigrant ships transcribers Guild Searching for Ships i...

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  • Irish Families Researched by Geni Users

    Irish Families Researched by Geni Users This project has been created on request from the Geni users who are researching Irish families. This will replace the current Roll-Call Irish families researched discussion as this is becoming too difficult to read through . The names will be where possible listed with a place name and with a link to the profile of the person who is also researching th...

  • Driftwood, profiles without Parents,Spouses and/or Children

    Looking for volunteers who look for relations/duplicates of these profiles to connect with existing trees. Curators can find more driftwood here

  • South Africa – Research Log

    South Africa – Research Log The purpose of this project is to: Log or register your areas of interest and research, so project initiators can target the relevant people to collaborate with. Bring people who have similar interests together. Identify projects that require help and areas that need researching. To list new ideas for projects. Stimulate interest in dormant proje...

  • Geni research volunteers

    Welcome to the Geni research volunteers project Please feel free to apply to join this project, and/or follow the project. If you have research interests and abilities and like helping others on Geni, this is the project for you. The purpose of this project is to provide a central location for Geni users to list the areas of the world family tree where they have particular expertise, know...

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  • AncestorSync for Geni

    New Beta Imminent Great news. We'll send out an email with all the details. It will be a little rough around the edges, but I am sure you can handle that. This will be a small, very specific test for next week until the 1st of February or so. We have added a TON of new formats. We want to ensure our reading and writing is working great. So here's what we'll happen. You will be limited...

  • A genealogical and heraldic history of the landed gentry of Ireland

    This project aims to collect all the profiles of people listed in "A genealogical and heraldic history of the landed gentry of Ireland" By Sir Bernard Burke, 1899. This book is freely viewable (and searchable) at: A genealogical and heraldic history of the landed gentry of Ireland By Sir Bernard Burke If you have a profile for one or more people listed in this book, please follow the proj...

  • Why are there sometimes discrepancies between the dates on church and civil records?

    It was a requirement to register full details of a child’s birth within 21 days. Failure to do so invoked a fine and in rural areas particularly, the 21 day deadline for registering births was frequently disregarded. In order to avoid payment of the fine the dates of birth were adjusted to comply with the deadline. Where Church records give the dates of birth these are generally more acc...

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  • Werpachowski - Verpachovskis - Verpakovskis

    This project is made to help descendants of Werpachowski - Verpachovskis - Verpakovskis to find out more about the origins of the surname and see how are they related. Šis projektas sukurtas tam, kad Werpachowski - Verpachovskis - Verpakovskis palikuonys galėtų sužinoti daugiau apie pavardės kilmę ir kaip šie palikuonys yra susiję.