Genealogy Projects tagged with women on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Pioneering American Women

    As the first Europeans landed and began their westward push, women were placed on the edge of hardship and danger. They took care of their families, and defended them. Limited in their legal rights and accepted customs of society at the time, women mostly honored their husbands demands and spent their time cooking meals, tending to children, watering the horses and taking care of the househol...

  • Women's Rights / Feminism

    Subjects of this project are claimants of entitlements and freedoms for women (including girls) in any or all societies. In some places women's rights are institutionalized or supported by law, local custom, and behavior, whereas in others they may be ignored or suppressed. They differ from broader notions of human rights through claims of an inherent historical and traditional bias against...

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  • Women in Military Conflicts - Doctors, Nurses and others

    Women in Military Conflicts - Doctors, Nurses and others The object of this project is to assemble profiles of women who played a roll in Military conflicts - mainly Doctors and Nurses - who were involved in wars up to and including World War II. Early records indicate that nursing was originally conducted by monks and nuns of various religious orders. It was considered to be work of a sp...

  • British Writers - Women

    British Writers - Women This project is a place to gather together profiles of British born women writers of all genres. Those with bold links have profiles on Geni. Links that are not bold are to other sources. How to add a link is explained in the attached document - Adding links to Geni profiles in projects. Referrences and Sources A Kia Abdullah (b.1982) British novelist, ...

  • Early American Heroines

    Let's hear it for the ladies! I invite everyone to locate on Geni, document their genealogies, and create biographies for the inspiring women of what became the United States of America. Native Americans, Women of the Spanish and French colonies, Early American settlers, frontierswomen, families of the Royal Governors ... don't let my ideas limit yours. I think of the War of 1812 as the cutoff ...

  • Pirates in Petticoats

    Overview from: Female Pirates - Women Who Took to the High Seas As referents to persons, places, or things, nouns give us rich pictures. In the case of pirate, we see the Jolly Roger, black boots, and one-armed, one-eyed scallywags taking a swig off a bottle of rum before belching out, "Yo ho ho!" and launching into an R-rated sea chanty. But the term female pirate does not fit into this ...

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  • Legendary Heroines

    Makeda, Queen of Sheba , "I am not a woman but a world". Strong , spirited women whose transcedental lives, or whose legendary stories, have elevated mankind with either their mystique, incomparable ethereal beauty, wisdom, wit, virtue, grace, talent, kindness or exceptional courage. Start your "Legendary Heroines*" genealogical journey , Experience past worlds, Stroll through the annals of...

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  • Women who changed the world

    Throughout history there are women who have changed the world In many ways. Fighting for justice, fighting for freedom and taking time to care for those in need. Women who each in there own way have made a difference. with them the world is a better place. let this be the place to honour them. So I invite you all to join this project. Project Photo A travers l'histoire, il e...

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  • Tudor women

    Women in Tudor England - 1485 to 1603 Life for women during the Tudor period, 1485 to 1603, was not easy. In those days, women had no legal rights. Tudor law was not kind to women. The law was used to limit women. They didn’t have rights to inherit property. The law actually considered them the property of either their husband or father. There were even laws that prohibited them from h...

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  • U.S. National Women's Hall of Fame

    The National Women's Hall of Fame was created in 1969 in Seneca Falls, New York, the location of the 1848 Women's Rights Convention. The mission of the Hall is "to honor in perpetuity those women, citizens of the United States of America, whose contributions to the arts, athletics, business, education, government, the humanities, philanthropy and science, have been the greatest value for th...

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  • Colorado Women's Hall of Fame

    Inductees 2014 Elizabeth Morley Cowles 1925–2009 Julia Archibald Holmes 1838–1887 Elizabeth Wright Ingraham 1922–2013 2012 Laura Gilpin 1891–1979 Temple Grandin 2010 Madeleine Albright Hattie McDaniel 1895–1952 Alice Bemis Taylor 1877–1942

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  • Female Scientists

    Women in Science trough the years Women have made contributions to science from the earliest times. Historians with an interest in gender and science have illuminated the scientific endeavors and accomplishments of women, the barriers they have faced, and the strategies implemented to have their work peer-reviewed and accepted. The historical, critical and sociological study of these is...

  • Female Artists Through the Centuries

    Female Artists through the centuries Female artists have been involved in making art in most times and places. Often certain media are associated with women, particularly textile arts; however, these gender roles in art change in different cultures and communities. Many art forms dominated by women have been historically dismissed from the art historical canon as craft, as opposed to fine art...

  • Women's Day in South Africa 9 August 1956

    On 9 August 1956, more than 20,000 women staged a march on the Union Buildings in Pretoria to protest against the proposed amendments to the Urban Areas Act (commonly known as the pass laws) of 1950. They left bundles of petitions containing more than 100 000 signatures at prime minister J.G. Strijdom's office doors. Outside they stood silently for 30 minutes, many with their children on th...

  • World War II - American - Waves

    After a twenty-three-year absence, women returned to general Navy service in early August 1942, when Mildred McAfee was sworn in as a Naval Reserve Lieutenant Commander, the first female commissioned officer in U.S. Navy history, and the first Director of the WAVES, or "Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service". In the decades since the last of the Yeomen (F) left active duty, only a rela...

  • Female Presidents

    Nothing to say about that? List of elected or appointed female heads of state -- From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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