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  • Mormon Pioneers 1860

    1860 This project is a sub project of the Mormon Pioneers (1847-1868) Master Project This page covers the Mormon Pioneers of 1860 only. Finding Aids Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah Chronological Company List Pioneer Index Search How to Participate Please collaborate on a specific year's (1847-1868) project page. If you have an ancestor who was a Mormon pioneer consult the lin...

  • Baldwin Families of America and their Ancestors

    There is a lot of confusion about the Baldwin families. This project will attempt to distinguish the several early Baldwin families who immigrated to America, listing for each a founder's profile, where that family first settled, where they "removed" to, and what is known or speculated about their origin and their relationship to other Baldwin families. In addition, most importantly, we will li...

  • Lawrenceburg, Kentucky

    Lawrenceburg is a home rule-class city in Anderson County, Kentucky, in the United States. The population was 10,505 at the 2010 census. It is the seat of its county. Lawrenceburg is part of the Frankfort, Kentucky, micropolitan statistical area. history From Wikipedia The site of Lawrenceburg was settled in the early 1780s by a German immigrant named Jacob Kaufman and was first called Ka...

  • Esmeralda Floripes's notable ancestors

    My Notable Ancestors My ancestors immigrated to the Azores around mid to late 1400's, they came from Flanders and Portugal and their roots go deep into Central Europe royalty. Balkans . DNA comp 8% (East Balkan + East Med) ca. 246/50 – 18 August 330: Saint Helena of the Cross 48th great grand mother Belgium/ Flanders, England, Germany, Norway, Poland, Scotland, Sweden, Denmark DN...

  • Sexton Family of Virginia, Kentucky and Indiana

    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 duplicates and en...

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  • Médicos Brasileiros

    História da Medicina no Brasil A Academia Nacional de Medicina é uma instituição médica centenária, fundada no Brasil em 1829 pelo Dr. Joaquim Cândido Soares de Meireles sob o nome de Sociedade de Medicina. Posteriormente foi chamada Academia Imperial de Medicina. Recentemente foi presidida pelo Dr. Neves Manta. Há 100 membros titulares ...

  • Imigrantes Espanhóis ao Brasil

    A imigração espanhola tem início em 1890, sendo marcante a presença destes imigrantes no Rio de Janeiro. Durante a colonização, um número impreciso de pessoas com origens em outras partes do mundo, além de Portugal e do Continente Africano, se fixaram no território que hoje corresponde ao Brasil. Embora a presença espanhola...

  • World War II - Battle of the Bulge (December 1944 - January 1945)

    The Battle of the Bulge (16 December 1944 – 25 January 1945) was a major German offensive campaign launched through the densely forested Ardennes region of Wallonia in Belgium, France and Luxembourg on the Western Front toward the end of World War II in Europe. The surprise attack caught the Allied forces completely off guard and became the costliest battle in terms of casualties for the...

  • Высоцкие: генеалогия и фамильная история

    - Основной сайт фамилии ВЫСОЦКИЕ Полезная литература : - Ми&#x...

  • New Zealand Settler Ships - Coromandel 1840

    Ship: 662 tons, Captain: Edward French, Surgeon Superintendent: Dr Alston, Sailed London 10th Dec 1839 - arrived Port Nicholson 29th Aug 1840 "Emigrants embarked from St Katherine's Docks 9th Dec 1839 at 4 o'clock" The Coromandel travelled via Sydney, Australia where it took on board 200 sheep, 20 bullocks and 4 horses. Cabin Passengers Baker Major (Travelled from Sydney) Bales M...

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

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

  • Pirates and Privateers

    Scope of Project This project aims to identify Pirates and Privateers on the high seas. Overview Piracy is a war-like act committed by private parties (not affiliated with any government) that engage in acts of robbery and/or criminal violence at sea. The term can include acts committed in other major bodies of water or on a shore. It does not normally include crimes committed against per...

  • Continental Navy 1775 - 1785

    This project is intended for all of those that served in the United States Continental Navy. The Continental Navy was the navy of the United States during the American Revolutionary War, and was formed in 1775. Through the efforts of the Continental Navy's patron, John Adams, and vigorous Congressional support in the face of stiff opposition, the fleet cumulatively became relatively substanti...

  • Pioneers of the Northwest Territory (Ohio), 1738

    Come on over and being your ancestors with you. Profiles must be set to public. from Wikipedia The first group of these early American pioneers to the Northwest Territory is sometimes referred to as “the forty-eight” or the “first forty-eight”, and also as the “founders of Ohio”. These first forty-eight men were carefully chosen and vetted by se...

  • Ohio General Assembly

    The Ohio General Assembly is the state legislature of the U.S. state of Ohio. It consists of the 99-member Ohio House of Representatives and the 33-member Ohio Senate. Both houses of the General Assembly meet at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus. The General Assembly first convened in Chillicothe, then the Ohio capital, on March 1, 1803. The second constitution of Ohio, effective in 1851, too...

  • New Zealand Settler Ships - Martha Ridgeway 1840

    Martha Ridgeway Ship: 621 tons Captain : James Forbes Bisset Surgeon Superintendent : John Frederick Knox Sailed London 5th July 1840 - arrived Wellington 14th November 1840 Sailed Downs on morning of 9th July 1840 Sailed Isle of Wight 6pm on 11th July 1840 Anderson Thomas 21 Baker & Labourer Ashby Mary 17 Servant Under protection of G Saywell Bolton James ...

  • Connecting to the Big Tree

    Connecting to the Big Tree Last updated 20 February 2015" The goal of Geni is to create a single, accurate family tree that connects all members, with no duplicates. However, there are Geni users who are not aware that they are part of the Big tree - or not part of the Big Tree. Nor do they know " how to " connect to the "Big Tree". Geni.com calls it the World Family Tree; see this page f...

  • Mercersburg Academy

    Academy is a highly selective private, independent, coed college preparatory boarding school of 435 students in grades 9-12/postgraduate located in Mercersburg, Pennsylvania, about 90 miles northwest of Washington, D.C. The school, which was founded in 1893, is set on 300 acres and is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.According to the school's mission statement...

  • J-L1253 (Y-DNA)

    Most distant known ancestors British Isles and Ireland England Graham, Joseph (born abt. 1677, Allendale, Northumberland, England); kit 170429 . Turner (Graham), John (born 1845, London, England – 1928, Bruneau, Owyhee County, Idaho); kits 253298 and 262587. Ireland Graham, Francis (born abt. 1770, Ireland); kit N100843. Graham, Robert (1728, Ireland – 1820, Wa...

  • New Zealand Settler Ships - Bengal Merchant 1840

    The “Bengal Merchant” was chartered by the New Zealand Company, and left Glasgow on the 30th October, 1839 and arrived at Port Nicholson on the 20th February, 1840. There were 30 married couples, 23 single men, 6 single women, 16 children under nine, 4 between nine and fifteen, and 13 under one year. One birth and one death occurred on the voyage. Following is the passenger list:&...

  • Unlinked mathematicians

    This Project is temporary and will be transferred. Some profiles still need to be disconnected , and then moved to where they belong in the family tree lines. This is a temporary holder for number of profile that correspond to Mentor-Student Mathematical ancestry Big Names In order not to scare off potential contributors, and in order to have some places to start off, a list of bi...

  • 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...

  • Pennyroyal region of Kentucky

    The Pennyroyal Region (also called Pennyrile) stretches along the southern border of Kentucky from the Appalachian Plateau west all the way to Kentucky Lake. The southern portion of the Pennyroyal Region consists of flat lands with some rolling hills. In the center of the region lies a treeless area called The Barrens. The northern section consists of rocky ridges. Under this rocky area are und...

  • Norwegian Crusade

    The Norwegian Crusade was a crusade that lasted from 1107 to 1110, in the aftermath of the First Crusade, under the leadership of the Norwegian king Sigurd I.* Sigurd was the first European king to ever go on crusade to the Holy Land, and not one battle during the crusade was lost. The Norwegian crusade seems to have acted out very similar to earlier Viking raids, though the Norwegians' ult...

  • Jewish families from Sobědruhy (Soborten), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Sobědruhy (Soborten) in Bohemia, Czech Republic. (now known as Teplice-Sobědruhy) History & News Links:

  • George Washington University

    The George Washington University (GW, GWU, or George Washington) is a private, coeducational research university located in the Foggy Bottom neighborhood of Washington, D.C. The university was chartered by an Act of Congress on February 9, 1821, as the Columbian College in the District of Columbia. It is the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia. George Washing...

  • New York State Legislature

    The New York State Legislature is the two houses that act as the state legislature of the U.S. state of New York. The New York Constitution does not designate an official term for the two houses together. It says only that "legislative power is vested in the senate and assembly." The session laws are published in the official Laws of New York.The permanent laws of a general nature are codified ...

  • The Albany Academy

    Albany Academy=The Albany Academy is an independent college preparatory day school for boys in Albany, New York, USA, enrolling students from Preschool (age 3) to Grade 12. It was established in 1813 by a charter signed by Mayor Philip Schuyler Van Rensselaer and the city council of Albany. In July 2007, the administrative teams of The Albany Academy and Albany Academy for Girls merged into The...

  • 4th Iowa Independent Battery Light Artillery

    The 4th Iowa Light Artillery Battery was a light artillery battery from Iowa that served in the Union Army between November 23, 1863, and July 14, 1865, during the American Civil WarThe 4th Iowa Light Artillery was mustered into Federal service at Davenport, Iowa for a three-year enlistment on November 23, 1863. The battery was mustered out of Federal service on July 14, 1865.A total of 171 men...

  • 29th Iowa Volunteer Infantry Regiment

    29th Regiment Iowa Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.The 29th Iowa Infantry was organized at Council Bluffs, Iowa and mustered in for three years of Federal service on December 1, 1862.The regiment was mustered out on August 10, 1865. total of 1485 men served in the 29th Iowa at one time or another during its existence. It su...

  • Union College

    College=Union College is a private, non-denominational liberal arts college located in Schenectady, New York, United States. Founded in 1795, it was the first institution of higher learning chartered by the New York State Board of Regents. In the 19th century, it became the "Mother of Fraternities", as three of the earliest such organizations were established there. After 175 years as a traditi...

  • English Beheadings

    Waltheof, Earl of Northumbria (1076) – Executed at Winchester by order of William I for taking part in the Revolt of the EarlsSir William Wallace (1305) – famous Scottish resistance fighter, hanged, drawn and quartered by order of Edward IPiers Gaveston (1312) – Executed near Warwick by Thomas, 2nd Earl of Lancaster in the Baron's RevoltThomas, 2nd Earl of Lancaster –...

  • Detroit, Michigan

    Goal and Scope of this Project This project is a description of the city of Detroit, its history and people that made it famous. The story of Detroit--and this project--starts from the first recorded mention of the site in 1670, when French missionaries found a stone idol venerated by the Indians there and destroyed it with an axe. Detroit on the map today. Toponymy How to Input Locat...

  • Early Welsh ancestry

    If you have an interest in areas of the Historic Tree in Wales then this is your project. Initially the purpose of the project will be to clear up tangles that have evolved from mass merging but hopefully as we travel we hope to ensure the sources are reliable and the overviews informative and well researched and increasingly this will become the focus of this project. Anyone not familiar...

  • Williams College

    Williams College=Williams College is a private liberal arts college located in Williamstown, Massachusetts, United States. It was established in 1793 with funds from the estate of Ephraim Williams. Originally a men's college, Williams became co-educational in 1970. Fraternities were also phased out during this period, beginning in 1962. Williams forms part of the historic Little Three colleges,...

  • People executed on order of English monarchs

    Scope of Project This project aims to identify people executed on order of the Kings and Queens of England and Great Britain. Overview Under the law of the United Kingdom, high treason is the crime of disloyalty to the Crown. Offences constituting high treason include plotting the murder of the sovereign; having sexual intercourse with the sovereign's consort, with his eldest unmarried da...

  • 15th Iowa Volunteer Infantry Regiment

    15th Regiment Iowa Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.The 15th Iowa Infantry was organized at Keokuk, Iowa and mustered in for three years of Federal service on February 22, 1862.The regiment was mustered out on July 24, 1865.The 15th Iowa mustered a total of 1,926 men over the span of its existence. It suffered 8 officers and...

  • American Legion

    The American Legion, Inc. is a federally chartered corporation formed in Paris on March 16, 1919 by veterans of the American Expeditionary Forces (A. E. F.) The aftermath of two American wars in the second half of the 19th century had seen the formation of several ex-soldiers' organizations. Following the American Civil War of 1861–65 former Union soldiers had established an organizati...

  • 21st Iowa Infantry (USA), US Civil War

    The 21st Iowa Volunteer Infantry Regiment was organized at Camp Franklin in Dubuque, Iowa, on September 9, 1862 and mustered out at Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on July 15, 1865. More than 76,000 Iowans served in the Civil War, 13,001 died; more volunteers, per capita, than any other state. Here's a brief history of the 21st Iowa Regiment. Important Battles (* Vicksburg campaign ** Mobile campaign...

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  • 3rd Iowa Infantry (USA), US Civil War

    The 3rd Iowa Infantry was organized at Keokuk, Iowa and mustered into Federal forces on June 8, 1861. The regiment was consolidated into a battalion of three companies in July, 1864 after those members of the regiment who did not reenlist mustered out and the survivors were transferred to 2nd Regiment Iowa Volunteer Infantry as Companies "A," "F," and "I" on November 4, 1864.

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  • The Geni list of resistance fighters

    This unique list is part of the Dutch Resistance 1940-1945project. There are several official archives for the list and online databases consulted, as well as websites of foundations, local communities and individual researchers. In addition, the uniqueness is emphasized, because users of Geni try to place as much people within the Great World Tree as possible, making genealogy roots visibl...

  • Het Nederlands Verzet 1940-1945 - Dutch Resistance 1940-1945

    Het Nederlands Verzet 1940-1945 Het Nederlands verzet in de Tweede Wereldoorlog is de verzamelnaam voor alle personen en groepen die tijdens de Tweede Wereldoorlog weerstand boden aan de Duitse bezetting van Nederland (1940-1945) en de Japanse bezetting van Nederlands-Indië (1942-1945). Het verzet kenmerkte zich in vergelijking met andere bezette landen door relatief weinig gewapend en...

  • Nederlandse Verzetsgroepen - WWII

    Nederlandse Verzetsgroepen tijdens de Tweede Wereld Oorlog Dutch resistance groups during World War II Dit project geeft een overzicht over de vele verzetsgroepen die actief waren in Nederland tijdens de tweede Wereld oorlog. Deze lijst is niet compleet, sommige verzetsgroepen zijn nog niet geïdentificeerd en beschreven. Aanvullingen zijn altijd welkom. ENGLISH : This project is an...

  • Eesti baptismi ajalugu

    Siia projekti koondame võimalikult palju isikuid, kes on olnud Eesti baptismi ajaloo alguse juures või siis seotud Eesti Evangeelsete Kristlaste ja Baptistide Liidu edasise tegevusega. Ajaloolised andmed pärinevad raamatutest: "Eesti Baptismi koguduste ajaloost. Album 25. Juubeli aasta mälestuseks" Tallinn 1911 ja "50 aastat apostlite radadel. Jooni baptisti kogudu...

  • Sinalepa Kalmistu

    Sinalepa Kalmistu on tuntud ka kui EAÕK Mäemõisa koguduse kalmistu Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Sinalepa kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Asukoht kaardil Ridala valla Sinalepa kalmistu hauaplatside register Pi...

  • Holocaust Survivors ניצולי השואה

    For us, forgetting was never an option. Remembering is a noble and necessary act. The call of memory, the call to memory, reaches us from the very dawn of history. No commandment figures so frequently, so insistently, in the Bible. It is incumbent upon us to remember the good we have received, and the evil we have suffered. Elie Wiesel Holocaust Sur...

  • Jewish families from Heřmanův Městec, Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Heřmanův Městec in Bohemia, Czech Republic. People mentioned in the article on Heřmanův Městec in Hugo Gold's Die Juden und Judengemeinden Böhmens in Vergangenheit und Gegenwart. Salomon Pfogt- 1685 Jüdenbürgermeister/ Mayor of Jews Simon Zacharias- Ge...

  • King's Daughters

    Introduction The King's Daughters (French: Filles du Roi; Filles du Roy) is a term used to refer to the approximately 800 young French women who immigrated to New France between 1663 and 1673 as part of a program sponsored by Louis XIV . The program was designed to boost Canada's population both by encouraging male immigrants to settle there, and by promoting marriage, family formation and th...

  • Robbers, Rustlers and Rogues

    Bring over your ancestors who may not have always been on the right side of "the law ..." Some definitions Rogue a dishonest or unprincipled man: "you are a rogue and an embezzler!" a person whose behavior one disapproves of but who is nonetheless likable or attractive (often used as a playful term of reproof): "Cenzo, you old rogue!" Rustler n. One who works or acts with ener...

  • Historical Look At Italian Families

    Welcome to the Geni Italian Portal Genetics Genetic Testing (includes ancestry) Culture Geni Old Master's Project Culture of Italy - Wikipedia Italy - Wikipedia Media & Virtual Tours Sistine Chapel Virtual Tour Luciano Pavarotti Placido Domingo If you are Italian, I would love for you to be a part of this project. Regardless of where you are in the world. I am ...

  • Normans in Medieval Italy

    Italo-Normans (Wikipedia) The Italo-Normans, or Siculo-Normans when referring to Sicily, were the Italian-born descendants of the first Norman conquerors to travel to the Mezzogiorno in the first half of the eleventh century. While maintaining much of their distinctly Norman piety and customs of war, they were shaped by the diversity of southern Italy, by the cultures and customs of the G...

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  • First Crusade (1096-1099)

    For naming conventions, see Medieval Kingdoms of Western Europe . The First Crusade was a military expedition from 1096 to 1099 by Western Christianity to regain the Holy Lands taken in the Muslim conquest of the Levant, ultimately resulting in the recapture of Jerusalem. It was launched in 1095 by Alexios I Komnenos , who requested that western volunteers come to his aid and help to repel th...

  • Early Normans c.790-1066

    This project is a sub-project of Norman Families of Normandy and England . The profiles in this project will include those families living in Normandy in the 9th, 10th and early 11th centuries, most of whom had Viking ancestry. See that page for more historical information. The Dukes of Normandy have their own Project. Families One of the best sources on the family relationships of the va...

  • Extraordinary Women of the Middle Ages

    Here we profile women who lived during the Medieval Period whose life stories were extraordinary: strong, brave, powerful, enduring women who faced challenges and hardships with passion and courage. Not only did these women leave a mark on history, but they were our ancestresses as well. The historical period for inclusion is broad and is roughly from about 500 to 1500 C.E. We will include wo...

  • The Byzantine Empire - Βασιλεία Ῥωμαίων, Basileia Rhōmaiōn

    The Byzantine Empire was the predominantly Greek-speaking Eastern Roman Empire throughout Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages. Known simply as the Roman Empire or Romania by its contemporaries, the empire was centered on the capital of Constantinople and was ruled by emperors in direct succession to the ancient Roman emperors after the collapse of the Western Roman Empire. This project is to c...

  • Byzantine Emperors

    Byzantine Emperors & Empressess . This is a list of the emperors of the East Roman or Byzantine Empire. All Byzantine Emperors regarded themselves as Roman Emperors, the term "Byzantine" being coined firstly by Western historiography much later, in the 16th century. Although the barbarian West recognized the Eastern Empire's claim to the Roman legacy for several centuries, on 25 December 80...

  • Great Opera Singers

    Scope of Project This project identifies the personalities of the World of Opera, from Castratos to Prima Donnas. Opera Singers By Nationality - Wikipedia List Opera Singers Johan Jonatan "Jussi" Björling (1911 – 9 1960) Swedish tenor. One of the leading operatic singers of the 20th century, Sarah Brightman Maria Callas Jose Carreras Enrico Caruso Feodor Ivanov...

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  • American musicians

    For musicians of all nationalities, please see Entertainment industry people . American musicians are people from the United States who perform or compose music as a profession. The music of the United States reflects the country's multi-ethnic population through a diverse array of styles. Among the country's most internationally-renowned genres are hip hop, blues, country, rhythm and blues...

  • Swazi Royalty of Southern Africa

    Kings of Swaziland This page contains a list of paramount chiefs and kings (Ngwenyamas) of Swaziland. The King of Swaziland (also known as Ingwenyama) rules alongside the Queen Mother (also known as Ndlovukati). The role of the king has historically been as the head or father of the nation while the Queen Mother is the spiritual leader of the nation Ancient Kings or Chiefs of the Swazi Peop...

  • Jews of Harrisonburg, Virginia

    This is an umbrella project for all projects related to Jews from Harrisonburg. History of Harrisonburg When Thomas Harrison deeded two and a half acres of his land to the public good in 1779 the City of Harrisonburg was born. Harrison, the son of English immigrants, brought his family to settle in the Shenandoah Valley in 1737. By 1778 the Harrison family had laid claim to land in the ar...

  • Pioneers of Canada - Prince Edward Island

    Pioneers of Canada - Prince Edward Island History The first inhabitants of PEI were ancestors of the Mi’kmaq. There is evidence they occupied sites on PEI as many as 10,000 years ago by crossing the low plain now covered by Northumberland Strait. Occupation since that time has most likely been continuous, although there are some indications that there may have been seasonal migration...

  • Prince Edward Island, Canada

    This project is to explore the connections of various people and families who lived in Prince Edward Island, Canada

  • Québec, Canada

    This project is to explore the families and people who lived in the Province of Quebec, Canada. Directory of Locations in Québec (including naming convention and list of all projects associated with cities in Québec) Sources: Census: Federal (see Canada) census records are available for 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901 and 1911. They can be accessed online at familysearch....

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  • The Jewish Community of Berlin, Germany

    Berlin is the largest city and capital of Germany. The history of Jews in Berlin can be traced all the way back to the 13th century. Jews first arrived in Berlin at some point in the 13th century. Prior to this period, German Jews had lived primarily in southern Germany, in communities along the Rhine. But in the 13th century, the Jews began to migrate to the cities of the north, to escape th...

  • Nylands infanteriregemente

    Nylands regemente tillkom 1626, då åtta fältregementen uppsattes i Finland. Regementet deltog 1621-29 i fälttåget i Livland , i trettioåriga kriget i Tyskland och i Karl X Gustavs polska krig i Baltikum 1655-60. Från 1633 var N. uppdelat på ett västnyländskt och ett östnyländskt regemente. De förenades un...

  • Holocaust in Ukraine

    The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum tells the story of one survivor of the Einsatzgruppen in Piryatin, Ukraine, when they killed 1,600 Jews on April 6, 1942, the second day of Passover: I saw them do the killing. At 5:00 p.m. they gave the command, "Fill in the pits." Screams and groans were coming from the pits. Suddenly I saw my neighbor Ruderman rise from under the soil …...

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  • NORTHERN IRELAND, United Kingdom - Place Projects

    NORTHERN IRELAND, United Kingdom - Place Projects This is a sub-project of International Places Project Index Every person is born somewhere, marries, lives, works and dies somewhere. Places are a key component to family history research. This project aims to be the starting point in your search for a place in NORTHERN IRELAND on Geni to discover more about your ancestors. If a place you ar...

  • State of Louisana and Parishes Project

    This project is for those from Louisiana and/or their respective Parishes . Please go to following link for more information.

  • USA Portal

    About the United States Portal The United States portal is created in order to facilitate those researching ancestors or relatives in the United States or elsewhere in the world but with American roots. We encourage everyone with links in the United States to communicate and explore a common ancestry. In this portal you will find sources and discussions that will help you with your resear...

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

    This project is used to relate all units from Maryland who served in the Union Army. See Maryland (CSA) for units that served in the Confederate Army.

  • Jewish Families from Lipník nad Bečvou (Leipnik), Moravia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to list representatives of all of the Jewish families from the Moravian town of Lipník nad Bečvou (Leipnik) in the Czech Republic. This video describes the history of the town and its Jewish community. LIPNIK NAD BECVOU (Czech. Lipník nad Bečvou; Ger. Leipnik), town in N.E. Moravia, Czech Republic. A synagogue is first mentioned there in 1540, ...

  • University of Miami

    University of Miami (informally referred to as UM, U Miami, Miami, or The U) is a private, nonsectarian university located in Coral Gables, Florida, United States. As of 2012, the university currently enrolls 15,613 student in 12 separate colleges, including a medical school located in Miami's Civic Center neighborhood, a law school on the main campus, and a school focused on the study of ocean...

  • Miami University

    University=Miami University (also referred to as Miami U, Miami of Ohio, or simply Miami) is a coeducational public research university located in Oxford, Ohio, United States. Founded in 1809, although classes were not held until 1824, it is the 10th oldest public university in the United States and the second oldest university in Ohio, founded five years after Ohio University. In its 2014 edit...

  • Television talk show hosts

    Television talk show hosts are presenters of television talk shows. Talk shows had been broadcast on television since the earliest days of the medium. Joe Franklin, an American radio and television personality, hosted the first television talk show in 1951 on WJZ-TV. NBC's The Tonight Show is the world's longest-running talk show, having debuted in 1954, with host Steve Allen . Television tal...

  • Musicians, Composers and Orchestra Leaders

    A musician (or instrumentalist) is a person who is talented in making music or performing music creatively, or one who composes, conducts, or performs music, particularly instrumental music. Musicians can specialize in any musical style, and some musicians play in a variety of different styles. Examples of a musician's possible skills include performing, conducting, singing, composing, arrang...

  • Historic Buildings of Berkshire, England

    Historic Buildings of Berkshire, England See Historic Buildings of Britain and Ireland - Main Page Image right - Windsor Castle This project needs developing - if you wish to work on it please contact June or Terry who would be delighted! The object of this project is to provide information about historic buildings in the county of Berkshire, with links to sub-projects for specifi...

  • Medieval Resources Online

    This project contains links to some of the most popular databases and resources for medieval genealogy. This project is the joint initiative of Justin Swanström and Anne Brannen . For the time being, please use this discussion to suggest additional resources so we don't have too many people editing the project page at the same time. Do not add profiles to this project. Online G...

  • Gold Beaters

    Gold Beaters Goldbeating is the process of hammering gold into an extremely thin unbroken sheet for use in gilding. History 5,000 years ago, Egyptian artisans recognized the extraordinary durability and malleability of gold and became the first goldbeaters and gilders. They pounded gold using a round stone to create the thinnest leaf possible. Except for the introduction of a cast iron ...

  • Gilders

    Gilders The term gilding covers a number of decorative techniques for applying fine gold leaf or powder to solid surfaces such as wood, stone, or metal to give a thin coating of gold. A gilded object is described as "gilt". Where metal is gilded, it was traditionally silver in the West, to make silver-gilt (or vermeil) objects, but gilt-bronze is commonly used in China, and also called ormolu...

  • Potters and Ceramicists

    Potters and Ceramicists Some famous potters: Adams Astbury Baker Bridgewood William Brownfield Burgess and Leigh Cauldon Coalport Crown Staffordshire Davenport Doulton Grindley Meakin J & G Mason family of Lane Delph Minton Moore family of potters Moorcroft Podmore, Walker Ridgway Spode, Josiah I Spode, Josiah II Spode and Cop...

  • War Brides

    War Brides=War bride is a term used in reference to wartime marriages between soldiers and foreigners, especially–but not exclusively–during World War I and World War II.One of the largest and best documented war bride phenomenons is American soldiers marrying German "Fräuleins" after World War II. By 1949, over 20,000 German war brides had emigrated to the US.[1] Furthermo...

  • Bakers

    Bakers Bakers in the family then please add them to this project. The Egyptians Records show that already in the years 2600-2100 B.C. bread was baked by Egyptians, who it is believed had learned the skill from the Babylonians. A relief representing the royal bakery of Ramses features bread and cakes, some of these were shaped in the form of animals and used for sacrifices. Other early r...

  • Clothiers

    Clothiers made and sold woollen cloth. The occupation of clothier was compatible with the status of yeoman . A "clothier" could be: One man and his family, who together performed most of the steps of cloth making A person who employed up to 30 weavers Something in between The majority of clothiers were not large manufacturers. Many small independent clothiers combined cloth-making...

  • Worshipful Company of Clothworkers

    The Worshipful Company of Clothworkers was incorporated by Royal Charter in 1528, formed by the amalgamation of its two predecessor Companies, the Fullers (incorporated 1480) and the Shearmen (incorporated 1508). It succeeded to the position of the Shearmens' Company and thus ranks twelfth in the order of precedence of Livery Companies of the City of London. The original craft of the Clothwor...

  • Clothworkers

    The original craft of the Clothworkers was the finishing of woven woollen cloth: fulling it to mat the fibres and remove the grease, drying it on tenter frames (from which derives the expression ‘to be on tenterhooks’), raising the nap with teasels and shearing it to a uniform finish. Clothworkers include: Dubbere - cloth dubber, one who raises the nap of cloth Felter - cl...

  • Worshipful Company of Merchant Taylors

    The Worshipful Company of Merchant Taylors is one of the 110 Livery Companies of the City of London. The Company ranks in sixth or seventh place (making it one of the Great Twelve City Livery Companies) in the order of precedence of the Livery Companies, alternating with the Skinners' Company. The annual switch occurs at Easter. The Merchant Taylors are normally sixth in the order of preceden...

  • Horley and Hornton Manors, Oxfordshire, England

    Horley and Hornton Manors, Oxfordshire, England Hornton was not mentioned in Domesday Book but clearly was included under Horley , where there were 2 large and 2 small estates in 1086. One 10-hide estate, held by Berenger de Todeni and of him by Ralph , had been held before the Conquest by Queen Edith and Turgot the law man (lageman) . (fn. 49) Like another of Berenger's estates, Hutton Bardo...

  • Thankful Villages of WWI & WWII

    Thankful Villages= From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Thankful Villages (also known as Blessed Villages[1]) are settlements in both England and Wales from which all their then members of the armed forces survived World War I. The term Thankful Village was popularised by the writer Arthur Mee in the 1930s. In Enchanted Land (1936), the introductory volume to The King’s England series o...

  • Edge Hall, Cheshire, England

    Edge Hall, Cheshire, England Description A country house with a timber framed core, standing on a moated site, it was encased in brick in about 1700. The front dates mainly from 1721, and there have been later alterations and additions. It has two storeys, and is in six bays, with two gables to the left of the entrance, and three to the right. The entrance is recessed, and has a brick parap...

  • Gamul House, Cheshire, England

    Gamul House, Cheshire, England Gamul House is at 52–58 Lower Bridge Street, Chester, Cheshire, England. It is recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade II* listed building,[1] and contains the only medieval stone-built open hall to survive in Chester.[2] History The date of its original building is not known but it was altered in the 17th, 18th and 20...

  • Gawsworth Halls & Rectory, Cheshire, England

    Gawsworth Halls & Rectory, Cheshire, England In their Buildings of England: Cheshire, Pevsner and Hubbard evoke the timeless setting of one of the county’s most enchanting villages in a few well-chosen words: ‘There is nothing in Cheshire to compare with the loveliness of Gawsworth: three great houses and a distinguished church set around a descending string of pools, all within...

  • God's Providence House, Cheshire, England

    God's Providence House, Cheshire, England God's Providence House is at 9 Watergate Street and 11–11A Watergate Row, Chester, Cheshire, England. The house incorporates part of the Chester Rows, is recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade II listed building,[1] and is included in the English Heritage Archive.[2] Close-up to show the inscription His...

  • Great Moreton Hall, Cheshire, England

    Great Moreton Hall, Cheshire, England Overview from Wikipedia: Great Moreton Hall is a former country house in Moreton cum Alcumlow near Congleton, in Cheshire, England, less than a mile (1.6 km) from its better-known near namesake Little Moreton Hall. Designed by Edward Blore, it was built in 1841 by Manchester businessman George Holland Ackers, to replace a large timber-framed building th...

  • WALES, United Kingdom - Place Projects

    WALES, United Kingdom - Place Projects This is a sub-project of International Places Project Index Every person is born somewhere, marries, lives, works and dies somewhere. Places are a key component to family history research. This project aims to be the starting point in your search for a place in WALES on Geni to discover more about your ancestors. If a place you are looking for in WALES...

  • Buchenwald

    Buchenwald concentration camp was a German Nazi concentration camp established on the Ettersberg (Etter Mountain) near Weimar, Germany, in July 1937, one of the first and the largest of the concentration camps on German soil. Camp prisoners from all over Europe and Russia—Jews, non-Jewish Poles and Slovenes, religious and political prisoners, Roma and Sinti, Freemasons, Jehovah's Witne...

  • University of Virginia

    of Virginia=The University of Virginia (often abbreviated as UVA, UVa, or Virginia) is a public research university in Charlottesville, Virginia, United States. It was conceived and designed by U.S. President Thomas Jefferson, and established in 1819. UVA's initial Board of Visitors included former Presidents of the United States Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and James Monroe. Monroe owned t...

  • Os indígenas e a miscigenação étnica do Brasil / The indigenous and ethnic miscegenation in Brazil

    A formação do povo brasileiro como hoje o conhecemos tem início com o processo de colonização portuguesa nas primeiras décadas do século XVI. A miscigenação foi sempre um traço decisivo, se apresentando desde os primeiros contatos entre os portugueses e os indígenas nativos das terras brasileiras, assim como se observa...

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