Genealogy Projects tagged with sources on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Finnish Coffee Corner

    Finnish Coffee Corner In this project you can add links to important sources of Finnish genealogy, documents and other relevant information. Sources in Finland (Finland's Family History Association - information even in English) (The Genealogical Society of Finland) (parish register information in English) (parish register information in Swedish) (parish register information...

  • Working with sources

    This is an umbrella project about sourcing in genealogy. Please don't add any profiles but feel free to collaborate and contribute. It's a large topic, so please set up "related" projects to cover more specific areas. Types of Sources Primary sources , which are the most trusted ones, are written at the time of the event, like the priest write a baptism in a churchbook. Secondary so...

  • Working with sources: Colonial America

    Umbrella project: "working with sources" Types of sources Family Tradition Family Bible interviews privately published memoirs family trees scrapbooks ... Records Birth / marriage / death Military Land Wills (probate, inventory of estate) Immigration (ship passenger lists) Naturalization (denization) Tax Census Business (invoices) Correspondence Dir...

  • BillionGraves Team Portal

    billiongraves.com/geni Welcome to the BillionGraves Team Portal! This is the home base for Geni users who want to help with the collaborative effort between Geni and BillionGraves to help photograph and transcribe all the world's gravestones in order to preserve them and their information for future generations. Any and all Geni users who wish to participate in any w...

  • Working with records

    Umbrella project: "working with sources" The great satirist Ambrose Bierce defined genealogy this way: An account of one's descent from an ancestor who did not particularly care to trace his own. So how do we begin to find them? One of the steps to constructing a genealogy is by compiling records. Types of records Census Records Military Records Immigration Records (Ship Passe...

  • Memoirists

    Please add your memory making ancestors to this project. Writing a life story is "the invention of me" - and an unreliable source for genealogists. "A memoir," says Gore Vidal, "is how one remembers one's own life, while an autobiography is history, requiring research, dates, facts double-checked. In a memoir it isn't the end of the world if your memory tricks you and your dates are off b...

  • Danish Coffee Corner

    Danish Coffee Corner -2011-09-02-18:49-jMu-coöperate-collaborate-complete? welcome! addition of accurate -&- actual information more than welcome! Please join this meeting-point to improve your interests in genealogy. It has been started for people in Danmark looking for European ancestors and other Danish-speaking-geni-users who can share there information about how to find your r...