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  • New Amsterdam - Baptisms - 1639-1674

    Baptisms in New Amsterdam Dopen in Nieuw Amsterdam . This project aims to identify and document all the baptisms that were formally recorded in New Amsterdam until 1674 (the year in which New Netherland switched from being a Dutch province to an English colony). The ultimate objective is to contribute to a unique, integrated set of all the relationships that constitute the "Dutch" ancestr...

  • Mormon Pioneers 1855

    1855 This project is a sub project of the Mormon Pioneers (1847-1868) Master Project This page covers the Mormon Pioneers of 1855 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...

  • Mormon Pioneers 1851

    1851 This project is a sub project of the Mormon Pioneers (1847-1868) Master Project This page covers the Mormon Pioneers of 1851 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...

  • Afghan Cameleers of Australia

    Australia's Muslim Cameleers - Afghan Australian - The Ghans This is a collaborative project, please feel free to expand* From diverse cultures and ethnic groups, the cameleers found a common bond in their ‪Muslim‬ identity. Wherever they settled they built mosques, including the first mosque in Australia. The main town of settlement was Marree South Australia. There is ...

  • Jewish Community of Posen (Poznań)

    Poznań’s Jewish community was one of the earliest to be established on Polish soil; the first reference to Jews living in the town comes from 1379. Tradition dates the town’s synagogue to 1367, and the cemetery 1438. In the second half of the fifteenth century saw the establishment of Poznań’s famed yeshiva, known as Lomde Pozna . Tracing Jewish ancestors fr...

  • Nobres do Brasil Imperial

    A nobreza brasileira compreendia a família imperial brasileira, os detentores dos títulos nobiliárquicos agraciados durante o Império do Brasil (1822-1889), ou de títulos de nobreza agraciados durante o Reino Unido de Portugal, Brasil e Algarves (1815-1822) e que foram confirmados pelo imperador do Brasil após a independência brasileira (1822), b...

  • Order of Canada

    Order of Canada The Order of Canada (French: Ordre du Canada) is a Canadian national order, admission into which is, within the system of orders, decorations, and medals of Canada, the second highest honour for merit. It comes second only to membership in the Order of Merit, which is within the personal gift of Canada's monarch. To coincide with the centennial of Canadian Confederation, t...

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  • Notable People from Toronto, Ontario, Canada

    This project has been created to house all of the Notable People in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

  • University of Toronto

    The University of Toronto (U of T) is a public research university in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It was founded in 1827 by a royal charter as King's College, the first institution of higher learning in Upper Canada. King's College was controlled by the Church of England until 1850, when the institution became secular and assumed its present name. The University of Toronto is a decentralized in...

  • Watergate scandal

    Watergate scandal The Watergate Scandal The Watergate scandal was a political scandal that occurred in the United States in the 1970s as a result of the June 1972 break-in at the Democratic National Committee headquarters at the Watergate office complex in Washington, D.C., and the Nixon administration's attempted cover-up of its involvement. The scandal eventually led to the resignatio...

  • Imigrantes ao Brasil (Immigrants to Brazil)

    Inúmeros fluxos de imigração ao Brasil ocorreram desde a chegada dos portugueses em 1500. Muitas árvores genealógicas brasileiras são interrompidas no antepassado imigrante. Este projeto tenta facilitar a identificação deles, de forma a estreitar a possibilidade de contato com as árvores de outros países. Também s&...

  • 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...

  • Notables of the Korean War

    The Korean War (25 June 1950 – 27 July 1953) was a war between the Republic of Korea (supported primarily by the United States of America, with contributions from allied nations under the aegis of the United Nations) and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (supported by the People's Republic of China, with military and material aid from the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics). T...

  • Nelson County, Virginia, USA

    Official Web Site =This project is a table of contents for all projects relating to this County of Virginia. Please feel free to add profiles of anyone who was born, lived or died in this county. Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

  • Anglo-Norman families: Earls of Chester

    The Earldom of Chester in England, was an important title and powerful position in medieval Norman England, and the families connected to the Earls were quite influential in the social and political system of the time. According to Wikipedia : Earl of Chester The Earldom of Chester was one of the most powerful earldoms in medieval England. Since 1301 the title has generally been given to ...

  • Indian Massacre of 1622

    [ The Indian Massacre of 1622 took place in the English Colony of Virginia, in what now belongs to the United States, on Friday, 22 March 1622, Captain John Smith, though he had not been in Virginia since 1609 and was not a firsthand eyewitness, related in his History of Virginia that his braves of the Powhatan Confederacy "came unarmed into our houses with deer, turkeys, fish, fruits, and ot...

  • Alma, Québec, Canada

    Aperçu Overview Alma sur la carte . Toponymie Toponymy « Saint-Joseph-d'Alma » : Fondé de la scission de Hébertville. Forme utilisée de 1879 à 1953. Une partie devient Alma en 1954. L'autre partie demeure et rejoint Alma en 1976. « Naudville » : Ville voisine de 1943 à 1961. Annexée à Alma en 1962. &...

  • The Commonwealth Of Virginia, USA

    The Commonwealth of Virginia was initially composed of only four shires. Each shire, and later each county was composed of one or more parishes because the Commonwealth was originally officially Anglican and tithes were collected via the central church of the parish. The original shires of the Commonwealth covered vast areas. Indeed, for a brief period of time Governor Spotswood's grant from Ki...

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  • Swire Family Plantation, Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana

    This project focuses on the Swire Family plantation, ancestry, and descendants in Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana, known as Lakeland. Summary Re: Swire in Yorkshire Posted on: 25 Jul 2001, by CatsHalo189 Surnames > Swire I have a lot of info on Swires in Yorkshire. My main ancestor left there and went to the Windward Islands and later to Jamaica. But, I have his family dating back to th...

  • 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...

  • The Assyrian Family

    The purpose of this project is to map out the Worldwide Assyrian Family.I don't ask you to do anything for me, but do it for your own family. The more profiles which are created and expanded upon the more information we find in common. Matches in our tree's and connections to lost family members.So no invitations to provide, just join the project and work on your own family tree. Put as much in...

  • Lee County, Virginia, USA

    Official Web Site =This project is a table of contents for all projects relating to this County of Virginia. Please feel free to add profiles of anyone who was born, lived or died in this county. Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

  • Sainte-Monique-de-Honfleur, Québec, Canada

    Toponymie Toponymy « Sainte-Monique-de-Honfleur » : Nom complet; Honfleur rappel la ville portuaire de Bretagne en France d'où on départie un grand nombre de immigrants vers la Nouvelle-France. Honfleur et le Havre sont aussi d'où provenait Paul-Augustin Normand , le fils d'une longue lignée d'armateurs renommés, qui a contribué au d&#...

  • Bagotville, Québec, Canada

    Aperçu Overview Bagotville ( carte map ) est une ancienne ville du Québec, devenue un secteur de La Baie, arrondissement de la ville de Saguenay. Toponymie Toponymy « Bagotville » : Nommée en l'honneur de Charles Bagot , gouverneur de la Province du Canada de 1842 à 1843 Indiquez les lieux dans Geni How to Input Locations in Geni Standar...

  • Crawford Family Plantations, Georgia

    This project will cover the ancestry and descendants of the Crawford Plantation, white and black. Columbia County was created from Richmond County on December 10th, 1790. Columbia is Georgia’s 12th county and from her original boundaries were formed parts of Warren and McDuffie counties. Main Properties According to local lore, Charles Crawford , a captain in a militia company, cam...

  • Jamestown, Virginia 1607-1699

    Jamestown was the first permanent English settlement in what is now the United States, and was named for King James I of England. The Jamestown Settlement was established on the James River about 40 miles upstream from the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay on May 24, 1607. Established by the Virginia Company of London, along with making a profit, the goals of the company were to expand English lands ...

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  • Schippers in Noord-Oost Nederland in vorige eeuwen

    In eerste instantie het inventariseren van de eigenaren van binnenvaartschepen, en diegenen met beroep schipper, in vorige eeuwen in de provincies Groningen, Friesland, Drenthe en Overijssel. Overgenomen uit een pagina op de website (genealogische homep∂age van John de Goede SCHIPPERSINDEX VERSIE 25-1-2006 Voor details zie de hoofd-database Hoogeveen/Zuidwolde —A— ...

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  • Jewish Families from Bělice, Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Bělice in Bohemia, Czech Republic. Record books [ ] BĚLICE (Bielitz, o. Benešov) 6 O (marriages) 1844 - 1849 7 Z (deaths) 1842 - 1855 8 O (marriages) 1844 - 1849 9 N (births) 1839 - 1864; Z (deaths) 1842 - 1855 10 index N (births), O (marriages), Z 1835 - 1857, 1860 11 index N (bi...

  • Nisko Reservation

    The Nisko Plan, also Lublin Plan or Nisko-Lublin Plan, was developed in September 1939 by the Nazi German Schutzstaffel (SS) as a "territorial solution to the Jewish Question". In contrast to the similar "Madagascar" and other Nazi plans, the Nisko Plan was put into effect between October 1939 and April 1940 by Germans' setting up the Lublin reservation, also Nisko reservation, a concentratio...

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  • Jewish Families of Gaya (Kyjov)

    This project identifies individuals connected to the town of Gaya (Kyjov) in the Hodonín district of Southern Moravia . Individuals who lived in Gaya and its surrounding villages, or who were raised in families with immediate connections to the town, will be tagged here. A list entitled Namen das Familianten appears in the Czech Jewish Registers volume on "Kyjov, #931: N [births] 1818,...

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  • Anglo Boer War (1899-1902) - Notable British Armed Forces

    Also known as The South African War Image Right - Aldershot – R.A.M.C. Boer War Memorial A Project aiming to include the profiles of the British who fought in Anglo Boer War in South Africa. (1899-1902). Please add Military leaders and notable participants (ranked Lieutenant or Second Lieutenant and above) to the list below. "Foot soldiers" and other servicemen can be added to Anglo ...

  • Karksi-Nuia Rahumäe kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Karksi-Nuia Rahumäe kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Kultuurimälestise Riikliku Registri registrikanne vt. registrist ka kaasnevaid fotosid. ------------------------------------------------...

  • Fashion industry people

    Fashion industry people are people who work in the clothing and accessories design industry, including designers, models, fashion photographers and journalists. The fashion industry is a product of the modern age. Prior to the mid-19th century, most clothing was custom made. It was handmade for individuals, either as home production or on order from dressmakers and tailors. By the beginning o...

  • Georgia Revolutionary War Patriots

    This project is for Revolutionary War soldiers and patriots who primarily fought elsewhere and settled in Georgia after the war. Columbia County (Columbia County was created from Richmond County on December 10th, 1790. Columbia is Georgia’s 12th county and from her original boundaries were formed parts of Warren and McDuffie counties.) Captain Thomas [Addison] Cobb (1722-1832), a...

  • Cover of Time magazine

    Time was first published in 1923. As Time became established as one of the United States' leading newsmagazines, an appearance on the cover of Time became an indicator of a person's notability, fame or notoriety. Cover of Time magazine ( Project Photo from Time Magazine cover February 21, 2011 ) Lists of People on the Cover of Time Magazine List of People on the Cover of Time Ma...

  • Websites for Jewish Cemeteries

    Links to Jewish Cemeteries With Info/Pictures of Tombstones: ISRAEL Mount of Olives in Jerusalem (English) UZBEKISTAN "Chagotay" cemetery, Tashkent, Uzbekistan (Russian) "Chagotay" cemetery, Tashkent, Uzbekistan (English) "Textile" cemetery, Tashkent, Uzbekistan (Russian) "Textile" cemetery, Tashkent, Uzbekistan (English)

  • Jewish families from Kouřim (Kaurzim), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Kouřim (Kaurzim) in Bohemia, Czech Republic. Cemetery: Pictures: [ ]

  • Omgekomen in de Javazee ‧ 1942-1943 ‧ Dutch victims Asea

    Omgekomen in de Javazee ‧ 1942-1943 ‧ Dutch victims Asea 〓 Op verschillende data vonden gevechtshandelingen plaats : 02 jani 1942 - 29 nov 1943 - 13 feb 1942 - Koopvaardij-schepen - 19 feb 1942 - 24 feb 1942 - 27-28 feb 1942: Slag in de JAVA-zee 〓 Schepen : Hr.Ms. KORTENAER - Hr.Ms. JAVA - Hr.Ms. DE RUYTER 〓 ss. SU...

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  • Full-figure or Big Beautiful Women in History

    Overview BBW Celebrities - Place to talk about Celebrity BBW's Plus Size: Some news is so big it needs its own page Big Beautiful Woman [ ) Venus (mythology)] Bathsheba Celebrity BBW: Famous Big Beautiful Women I’m not fat, I’m rubenesque! (Taba, taba, paano ka ginawa?) Dawn French on Big Women Mona Lisa at the Louvre in Paris Modern Times

  • Sachsenhausen-Oranienburg

    Sachsenhausen or Sachsenhausen-Oranienburg was a Nazi concentration camp in Oranienburg, Germany, used primarily for political prisoners from 1936 to the end of the Third Reich in May, 1945. After World War II, when Oranienburg was in the Soviet Occupation Zone, the structure was used as an NKVD special camp until 1950 (See NKVD special camp Nr. 7). The remaining buildings and grounds are now...

  • H (mtDNA)

    For people who have tested and are assigned the maternal haplogroup H or who are believed to have had that maternal haplogroup based on descendants tested. Defining Mutations G2706A and T7028C Origin Haplogroup H has an estimated age of about 25,000 to 30,000 years. In his popular book The Seven Daughters of Eve , Bryan Sykes named the originator of this mtDNA haplogroup Helena . It is ...

  • South African mtDNA - Female Progenitors

    A mitochondrial DNA test (mtDNA test) traces a person's matrilineal or mother-line ancestry using the DNA in his or her mitochondria. mtDNA is passed down by the female, unchanged, to all her children. Her daughters will pass it onto all of their children, but her sons will not. Your mtDNA-line is therefore your mother's mother's mother etc; and your mtDNA South African Progenitor is the firs...

  • Jewish Families of Jihlava (Iglau), Moravia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to list representatives of all of the Jewish families from the Moravian town of Jihlava (Iglau) in the Czech Republic. Mining town in western Moravia (near the Bohemian border) in today’s Czech Republic. Jews are first mentioned as residing in Jihlava (Ger., Iglau) in 1249. In 1345, Margrave Charles (later Emperor Charles IV) invited Jews to the town, where they enga...

  • Mechelen/Malines (Kazerne Dossin) to Auschwitz

    Mechelen/Malines In the summer of 1942, the Germans made preparations to deport the Jews of Belgium. They converted the Dossin de St. Georges military barracks in the city of Mechelen (Mechelen is the Dutch variant and Malines is the French variant) into a transit camp. Mechelen, a city of 60,000, was considered an ideal location for this purpose. Located halfway between Antwerp and Brussels,...

  • Deutsche Mathematiker \\ German mathematicians

    Deutsche Mathematiker \\ German mathematicians × Deutsche Mathematiker Vereinigung ~ DMV Quelle: Sehe auch: Deutsche Wissenschaftler-projekt ∕ + ∞ Ehren-mitglieder Deutsche Mathematiker Vereinigung 1924 : Felix Christian KLEIN ‧ 1849-1925 ‧ ⌘ 1927 : Alexander Wilhelm von BRILL ‧ 1842-1935 ‧ ⌘ 1942 : David...

  • SALASILAH KELUARGA

    Membina carta salasilah keluarga sebagai rekod dan juga bagi mengenali atau mencari ahli keluarga agar dapat mengeratkan siraturahim.

  • Jewish Community of Deutschkreutz

    BACKGROUND DEUTSCHKREUTZ (also Hung. Keresztur or Nemetkeresztur, Sopronkeresztur; Heb. צלם, צעלם), is a town in Eastern Austria. Deutschkreutz was one of the "Seven Communities" (Sheva Kehillot in the Burgenland region. The Jewish community of Deutschkreutz was known in the Jewish world by the name Zelem (or Tzelem) which was chosen to avoid...

  • Arlington National Cemetery

    This project focuses on bringing together all of the profiles of people buried at one of the world's most famous military cemeteries, Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia, United States. Since its establishment on June 28, 1864, Arlington has become the final resting place for about 400,000 veterans and their immediate family members. Veterans and military casualties from each o...

  • Burgemeesters in NOORD-HOLLAND nl.

    NLD: Politiek ‧ Bestuur ‧ Rechtspraak ‧ Burgemeesters in de provincie NOORD-HOLLAND ‧ Voor Nederlandse burgemeesters in andere provincies zoekt u via Burgemeesters IN • Groningen nl. • Friesland • Drenthe • Overijssel • FLEVOLAND nl. • Gelderland • Utrecht • Noord-Holland • Zuid-Holland •...

  • Jewish Families from Usov (Aussee), Moravia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to list representatives of all of the Jewish families from the Moravian town of Usov (Aussee) in the Czech Republic. USOV (Ger. Maehrisch-Aussee; in Jewish sources אויסא) town in N. Moravia, Czech Republic. The first mention of a Jew in Usov was in 1564, and by 1600 Jews were living in nine houses. The community suffered during the Thirty ...

  • Krekenavos istorija ir jos apylinkių gyventojai

    Krekenava pirmą kartą paminėta 1409 m. Aplink miestelį buvę dvarų, kurie saugojo tautos kultūrą, tradicijas, palaikė amatų vystymąsi. Neatsitiktinai ir pirmos bažnyčios fundatoriai buvo Rodų dvaro savininkai Stanislovas ir Aleksas Vizgirdos. Tą patvirtina ir pakelėje iš Panev&#...

  • Sangaste kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Sangaste kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Kultuurimälestise Riikliku Registri registrikanne vt. registrist ka kaasnevaid fotosid. Sangaste kalmistu asub kiriku juurest Keeni viiva maantee ä...

  • Jewish Families from Prostějov (Prossnitz), Moravia, Czech Republic

    Austrian manufacturing town, in the province of Moravia. Probably its earliest Jewish settlement dated from the latter half of the fifteenth century, when exiles from Olmütz found a refuge there (1454). Up to the time when the restriction on the freedom of residence of Jews in Austria was removed, Prossnitz was the second largest congregation in Moravia, numbering 328 families (see Famil...

  • Pild, Pilt

    Lõuna-Eesti piirkond. 1 liin ja nende järeltulijad.

  • Burgemeesters in DRENTHE nl.

    NLD : Politiek ‧ Bestuur ‧ Rechtspraak ‧ BURGEMEESTERS in Drenthe ‧ 1851-heden ‧ g bevat ook: SCHULTE's & MAIRE's in Drenthe ‧ vroeger-1851 ‧ Voor Nederlandse burgemeesters in andere provincies zoekt u via Burgemeesters IN • Groningen nl. • Friesland • Drenthe • Overijssel • FLEVOLAND nl. • Ge...

  • British and Irish Business People

    British and Irish Business People The object of this project is to provide an index of British and Irish Business people (including those that are British and Irish born ), sorted into fields of business, providing links to their profiles where they have trees added to GENi. In time categories where there are large numbers will be listed in sub-projects. Keywords Businesspeople (also ...

  • Italians in Colorado

    This project will gather information about people who were born in Italy and who died in Colorado. Featured Profiles Alfonso de Borbón y Dampierre 1936–1989 Died in a Skiing Accident at Beaver Creek Resort Domenica Dalla 1870–1918 Silverton Victim of the Flu Pandemic Carmine Fiorella 1882–1917 Kicked in the Head by a Horse in Leadville Pasquale Garramone ...

  • New Age writers

    The New Age movement is a Western spiritual movement that developed in the second half of the 20th century. Its central precepts have been described as "drawing on both Eastern and Western spiritual and metaphysical traditions and infusing them with influences from self-help and motivational psychology, holistic health, parapsychology, consciousness research and quantum physics." The term New A...

  • Edsleskog birth info missing

    Project description Assign profiles to this project if the birthplace hasn't been specified to a certain cottage or village in the parish of Edsleskog. Note that quite often birth dates are wrong when not taken directly from the birth records book. Profiles placed here should be examined further for birthplace and birthdate data in church records. Edsleskog birth records begins in 1786, how...

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

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

  • Jewish families from Kamenice nad Lipou (Kamenitz), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Kamenice nad Lipou (Kamenitz) in Bohemia, Czech Republic.

  • Arkansas Black Hall of Fame

    This project is about the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame. Arkansas Black Hall of Fame Foundation (ABHOF Foundation) seeks to provide financial assistance to improve education, youth development, health/wellness in black and other under-served populations in Arkansas. As a 501(C)(3) non-profit organization, the foundation provides grants to other charitable endeavors in the Black community whose pr...

  • Amroth Castle: Historical Building of Pembrokeshire, Wales

    Amroth Castle: Historical Building of Pembrokeshire, Wales Type of Building: House (Domestic) Condition: Ruins of 12th C Castle and 18th C castle is castellated, cement rendered with battlements, bow windows and bays. Built to an L shaped plan, the main west front is of three storeys with a full-height porch projecting in the centre with a crenellated parapet and Tudor...

  • The Hollywood Walk of Fame

    The entertainment industry has provided the world with film, television and music for decades. In 1958, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce began honoring those individuals who have made significant contribution to the media with stars on Hollywood Blvd. at Highland Avenue. Since then, over two thousand stars have been placed on the Walk of Fame recognizing individuals, both living and deceased, ...

  • Eesti Vabadusristi kavalerid

    Vabadusrist (algne ametlik nimetus Vabaduse Rist; lühend VR) on Eesti Vabariigi autasu, mis asutati Ajutise Valitsuse otsusega Eesti Vabariigi väljakuulutamise aastapäeval 24. veebruaril 1919 iseseisvuse ja vabaduse võitluse teenuste autasuks. Vabadusristil on kolm liiki: sõjateenete eest (I liik) isikliku vapruse eest (II liik) tsiviilteenete eest (III liik)....

  • Cannes Film Festival

    Festival de Cannes . Ce projet met en honneur tous les films gagnants de la Palme d'or du Festival de Cannes , ainsi que leurs réalisateurs et les présidents du jury, depuis la création du Festival en 1946. This project honors the movies that won the Golden Palm of the Cannes Film Festival , including their directors and the presidents of the jury, since the Festiva...

  • 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...

  • International German Portal

    in progress, but not closed yet or ever... and bring your friendly -not-german speaking, but with origines in germany-europe with you. any invitation if serious is to be honoured here, so don't stay alone! QUELLEN - not sorted yet, but it's a start ! ... FamilySeach'i German sources German archives

  • 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 ...

  • Coopers

    Cooper - n. - a person whose work is making or repairing barrels and casks (Webster's New World Dictionary) From Barrel Making : We often think in terms of wine or whiskey when we think of the things likely to be contained in a barrel. But, all sorts of foods were stored in barrels. Sauerkraut was fermented and stored in them. Fish, meats and some vegetables were dried and salted then store...

  • Colonial American Ministers

    This project commemorates colonial clergy for their roles as founders and leaders of the first American communities. The first clergy in America led bands of followers across the Atlantic and acted as leaders in every area of life — as educators, judges and heads of government — during America’s formative years. Bring your "Reverend" ancestors on over! To be eligible, par...

  • Purdue University

    University=Purdue University, located in West Lafayette, Indiana, is the flagship university of the six-campus Purdue University system. Purdue was founded on May 6, 1869, as a land-grant university when the Indiana General Assembly, taking advantage of the Morrill Act, accepted a donation of land and money from Lafayette businessman John Purdue to establish a college of science, technology, an...

  • Glympton Park, Oxfordshire, England

    Glympton Park, Oxfordshire, England= Glympton Park is a former deer park at Glympton, 3.5 miles (5.6 km) north of Woodstock, Oxfordshire, England. It includes Glympton House (an 18th-century country house) and has a 2,000 acres (810 ha) estate including the village of Glympton, its Norman parish church of St. Mary, 21 stone cottages and 167 acres (68 ha) of parkland.===History===Glympton House ...

  • Ginge Manor, Berkshire (Now Oxfordshire), England

    Ginge Manor, Oxfordshire, England= Ginge Manor"' or Ginge Manor House is a manor house at West Ginge in the civil parish of West Hendred in the English county of Oxfordshire (formerly Berkshire), 3.9 miles (6.3 km) by road to the southeast of Wantage. It became a Grade II listed building on 25 October 1951. It is the family seat of the Viscount Astor and is currently occupied by William Astor, ...

  • Historic Buildings of Pembrokeshire, Wales

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

  • War of Jenkins' Ear

    War of Jenkins' Ear was a conflict between Great Britain and Spain that lasted from 1739 to 1748, with major operations largely ended by 1742. Its unusual name, coined by Thomas Carlyle in 1858, relates to Robert Jenkins, captain of a British merchant ship, who exhibited his severed ear in Parliament following the boarding of his vessel by Spanish coast guards in 1731. This affair and a number ...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Defence (Defiance), 1635

    Come bring your ancestors on over to this project. The Ship Defence of London, 1635 Edward Bostock, Master. She sailed from London about the last of July (1635) and arrived at Boston October 8, 1635, with about one hundred passengers. Passengers: Dorothy Adams, aged 24 Martha Banes, aged 20 Mary Bentley, aged 20 Thomas Boylston, aged 20 John Burtes, aged 29 Edward Colbor...

  • King Philip's War

    For background see the Wikipedia article on King Philip's War , as well as the Pokanoket Tribe's article . All told, 800 out of 52,000 English colonists (1.5%) were killed in this war with the Native Americans. 3,000 out of 20,000 Native Americans (15%) were killed. In June 1675, the war, named for the Wampanoag leader Metacomet (or King Philip), broke out in the town of Swansea in Plymouth...

  • The Barbary Coast Wars

    This project will focus on two wars the young United States fought off the coast of North Africa. Though little known, these wars cemented the country's position in the world as a naval power. What? You've never heard of the Barbary Coast Wars? Are you familiar with the US Marine Corp Hymn? "From the halls of Montezuma to the shores of Tripoli. . ." Tripoli was a major port in North Africa. ...

  • Battle of Pea Ridge, AK March 6-8, 1862 US Civil War

    Battle of Pea Ridge, AK Editors of American Heritage Magazine. A Guide to America's Greatest Historic Places, c. 1985, pp.9-10. Pea Ridge, just south of the Missouri border, was the site of the Federal victory that secured Missouri for the Union and influenced the course of the Civil War throughout the Mississippi Valley. This park [Pea Ridge National Military Park, 11 miles northeast of Ro...

  • Ferry Keepers

    The profession of the ferryman is embodied in Greek mythology in Charon, the boatman who transported souls across the River Styx to the Underworld. Speculation that a pair of oxen propelled a ship having a water wheel can be found in 4th century Roman literature “Anonymus De Rebus Bellicis”. Though impractical, there is no reason why it could not work and such a ferry, modified ...

  • Lighthouse Keepers

    A lighthouse keeper is the person responsible for tending and caring for a lighthouse, particularly the light and lens in the days when oil lamps and clockwork mechanisms were used. Keepers were needed to trim the wicks, replenish fuel, wind clockworks and perform maintenance tasks such as cleaning lenses and windows. Electrification and other automated improvements such as remote monitoring an...

  • Redheads

    "Once in his life, every man is entitled to fall madly in love with a gorgeous redhead." ~Lucille Ball Red Heads through History Several accounts by Greek writers mention redheaded people. A fragment by the Greek poet Xenophanes describes the Thracians as blue-eyed and red haired. The Greek historian Herodotus described the "Budini" (probably Udmurts and Permyak lo...

  • UK Portal - Scotland

    Fàilte ,welcome to the Scotland portal ! . What can you do here? Ask questions Collaborate on your research Share knowledge you have gained as you've done your own research in a specific area. Problem finding an ancestors , open a discussion here and we all try to help Start your own related project. Add your profiles. Start or take part in a discussion. In this f...

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  • Academy Award winners

    What is an Academy Award? An Academy Award is an award bestowed by the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to recognize excellence of professionals in the film industry, including directors, actors, and writers. The Oscar statuette is officially named the Academy Award of Merit and is one of nine types of Academy Awards. The formal ceremony at which the Awards of Meri...

  • De Tien van Renesse

    De Tien van Renesse was een groep Nederlandse verzetsstrijders tijdens de Tweede Wereldoorlog, die op 10 december 1944 te Renesse door de Duitse Wehrmacht werd opgehangen. nl.wikipedia... , Gedenksteen en informatiebord op plaats van executie Tot deze groep behoorden: Menke Koos van der Beek ( 1918-1944 ) Iman Marinus van der Bijl (1914-1944) Willem Maarten Boot (1920-1944) Joost Piet...

  • Collaboration Pool

    Join this project (select ACTIONS (top right) and click Join Project ) if you are or would like to become part of Collaboration Pool. If you join this project, you are indicating your willingness to accept all collaboration requests from anyone else who has joined this project. To remove yourself from Collaboration Pool simply leave this project (Actions > Leave Project ) and Unfollow . ...

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  • Jewish Genealogy Curators

    The page lists all of the Curators on Geni who have expertise with Jewish genealogy. Feel free to contact any of these curators if you have questions or need assistance with Jewish genealogy on Geni. For information about Jewish genealogy projects on Geni, see the Jewish Genealogy Portal . Geni is now accepting self-nominations for potential curators. See . To learn about cu...

  • 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 June Barnes : Central African Republ...

  • Saint-Pierre-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada

    Aperçu Overview Saint-Pierre-de-l'Île-d'Orléans ( carte ) se trouve dans la MRC L'Île-d'Orléans de la Communauté métropolitaine de Québec , région de la Capitale-Nationale . Toponymie Toponymy Dans l'histoire de la municipalité on retrouve plusieurs variations de son nom: « Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul »...

  • Maine (province), France

    Introduction Ancienne province de France sous l'Ancien Régime. Liste complète des provinces complete list of provinces Gentillé : Mainiot, Mainiots, Mainiote, Mainiotes Langue(s) régionale(s) : gallo , tourangeau Indiquez les lieux dans Geni How to Input Locations in Geni ... 1789 et avant : City = (voir ci-dessous see below 'Locations') County = [la...

  • Perche (province), France

    Introduction Ancienne province de France sous l'Ancien Régime. Liste complète des provinces complete list of provinces Gentillé : Percheron, Percherons, Percheronne, Percheronnes Langue(s) régionale(s) : normand , orléanais, francien Indiquez les lieux dans Geni How to Input Locations in Geni ... 1789 et avant : City = (voir ci-dessous see below...

  • 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...

  • Marx Family of Frankenthal and Mannheim, Baden Germany

    Frankenthal (Pfalz), once third capital of the Palatinate, is today as an emerging and vibrant regional center in the metropolitan area known Rhein-Neckar. The straightforwardness of the city and its central location to know the nearly 50,000 residents as their guests alike appreciate. Surrounded by fertile fields, orchards and vineyards, sun-drenched Frankenthal has a feel that combines the ...

  • Jewish Families of Dorohoi, Romania

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Dorohoi, Romania. Jews first settled in Dorohoi in the 17th Century. It was set up as a Jewish Guild under Moldavia. Jews suffered here during World War I. There were 600 Jewish families in Dorohoi in 1803. 3,031 people in 1859 (roughly half of the population) 6,804 in 1899 (more than half of the population) 5,800 in ...

  • Ambassadors of Darkness

    The Dichotomy of Evil & Good The human Ambassadors of Darkness through history upon whose fiendishly diabolical trials the world exists in exquisite tension between Good and Evil . Recognizing Evil Outward masks of great piety and the extreme self righteous convictions of fanatical fundamentalism may conceal egregious evil ----therefore it is sometimes only through brutal actions, or from...

  • Jewish Communities in Romania

    This is an umbrella project for all of the Jewish communities in Romania. Alba Iulia Arad Bacău Bârlad Botoșani Brăila Brașov București (Bucharest)

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