Genealogy Projects tagged with vikings on the Geni Family Tree

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  • "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 . ...

  • Medieval Scotland

    This project is to create a Collaborative template to defer to for the Medieval Scots tree on Geni . Please come & help to get it as correct as we can. I've begun by using Charles Cawley's Medlands as the initial format - mostly because he's the best laid out internet resource to cut & paste from. We can edit in / over further sources, as we go, this being a very long-term project an all :-) ...

  • Kven - Kainu - Kvenland

    The text is written in Norwegian. Om kvenbegrepet Ordet kven er registrert første gang brukt i kong Ottar s omtale på slutten av 800 tallet (ca 890). Historisk bakgrunn De første skriftlige belegg for kvensk bosetning i Nord Norge er i skattemanntall fra 1520 tallet. Om kvensk språk Kvensk / kainunkieli er et finsk-ugrisk språk. Og ble brukt i Kven...

  • Scandinavian sagas

    Project Scandinavian sagas This project has as its aim to create on Geni an accurate representation of the genealogical information present in the parts of the Saga literature that present a reasonably coherent picture. The sagas we work from are: Snorre's "Ynglingesoga" "Hvorledes Norge ble bygget" fra "Flateyarbok" "Orkneysaga" Landnamabok, heimskringla.no The goal is th...

  • Battle of Clontarf

    The Battle of Clontarf: By David : Blog Post Saturday 1 October 2011 23rd April 2014 will be the thousand-year anniversary of the Battle of Clontarf . Many Scandinavians decided to settle in the lands they originally raided. They set up coastal cities and towns in Ireland in places like Dublin, Waterford and Limerick. The initial setting up of these kingdoms was done in a warlike fashion,...

  • Medieval Ireland

    This project is to create a Collaborative template to defer to for the Medieval Irish tree on Geni . Please come & help to get it as correct as we can. I've begun by using Charles Cawley's Medlands as the initial format - mostly because he's the best laid out internet resource to cut & paste from. We can edit in / over further sources, as we go, this being a very long-term project an all :-) ...

  • Medieval Orkney

    Sub-Project of MEDIEVAL SCOTLAND MEDIEVAL ORKNEY The foundation of the medieval Orkney state, allegedly in the late 9th century by Norse settlers who were granted the title “jarl” by the Norwegian kings, and the succession of Norwegian leaders in the islands until the mid-12th century is described in Orkneyinga Saga[781]. This work was probably written not long after 1200 and ...

  • Norse Earls of Orkney

    The Earl of Orkney was originally a Norse jarl ruling Orkney, Shetland and parts of Caithness and Sutherland. The Earls were periodically subject to the kings of Norway for the Northern Isles, and later also to the kings of Alba for those parts of their territory in mainland Scotland (i.e. Caithness and Sutherland). The Earl's status as a Norwegian vassal was formalised in 1195. In 1232 a Scott...