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  • Descendance of Phillip John Samways

    Phillip John Samways 1895 1972 My Grandad. Our parents split up when I was four.Mum worked hard I know not where, to raise three kids on her own, with a mortgage.Consequently we were farmed off on weekends and school holidays.Me to my grandparents on my mums side and Petar at our grandparents on our fathers side, Our Sister stayed with mum. The earliest recall of grandad or gaga was all I cou...

  • 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...

  • "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 . ...

  • Notable People from Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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

  • Nobel Peace Prize

    Nobel Peace Prize The Nobel Peace Prize (Norwegian and Swedish: Nobels fredspris) is one of the five Nobel Prizes bequeathed by the Swedish industrialist and inventor Alfred Nobel, along with the prizes in Chemistry, Physics, Physiology or Medicine, and Literature. It is awarded to those who have "done the most or the best work for fraternity between nations, for the abolition or reduction of...

  • Eestlased Soomes / Estonians in Finland

    Siia projekti soovime Genis kokku koguda kõikidelt elualadelt tuntumad eestlased Soomes. Soomepoiste jaoks on ettenähtud eraldi projekt "Soomepoisid" ja nad ei pruugi siin korduda. Kasulikku teavet: Soome Soome ajalugu

  • Pioneers of Canada - Yukon

    Pioneers of Canada - Yukon History Aboriginal Settlement While it is one of the youngest parts of Canada in terms of European settlement, the Yukon (along with Alaska) is the oldest continuously inhabited part of North America. The earliest human inhabitants arrived via a land bridge across the Bering Strait from Asia. The date this occurred, however, is subject to considerable debate amo...

  • Pioneers of Canada - Saskatchewan

    Pioneers of Canada - Saskatchewan History Aboriginal Settlement The earliest human inhabitants of the area that became Saskatchewan were nomadic Aboriginal peoples grouped roughly from north to south as follows: three tribes of the Athapaskan linguistic group (the Chipewyan, the Amisk and the Slavey); two groups speaking Algonquian (the Cree and the Blackfoot); and two tribes of the Sioua...

  • 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...

  • Pioneers of Canada - Manitoba

    Pioneers of Canada - Manitoba Settlement Agricultural settlement began in 1812 with the arrival of Lord Selkirk's settlers at Point Douglas, now within the boundaries of Winnipeg. Over the next 45 years, the Red River Colony at Assiniboia survived hail, frost, floods, grasshoppers, skirmishes with the Nor'Westers and an HBC monopoly. Expansionist sentiment from both Minnesota and Upper Cana...

  • Pioneers of Canada - Alberta

    Pioneers of Canada - Alberta History Aboriginal Settlement In the late 18th century southern Alberta was occupied by Aboriginal peoples, including the Blackfoot, Blood, Peigan and Gros Ventre. The Kootenay and other more western groups made regular bison-hunting expeditions into the area, while more southerly groups, like the Crow, came to the region to engage in warfare and trade. Along ...

  • Members of the Legislative Assembly of Nunavut

    This project has been created to house all current and former members of the Legislative Assembly of Nunavut. Sources Official site Assemblée législative du Nunavut, Wikipédia

  • Members of the Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly

    This project has been created to house all current and former members of the Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly. Sources Official site Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly Wikipedia Chambre d'assemblée de Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador, Wikipédia

  • Pioneers of Canada - Newfoundland & Labrador

    Pioneers of Canada - Newfoundland & Labrador History Aboriginal Settlement During the prehistoric period, a group of people referred to by archeologists as the Maritime Archaic lived in the area now known Newfoundland and Labrador from about 8000 to 3200 BCE. They were followed by the Palaeo-eskimo, who lived in the region from about 2800 to 600 BCE, and then the Recent Indians, present f...

  • Pioneers of Canada - Labrador

    Pioneers of Canada - Labrador History The Labrador coast has been occupied for a very long time. Evidence of Maritime Archaic Native occupation, dating back at least 7000 years, has been found at L'ANSE AMOUR BURIAL SITE in the south. Labrador was likely the "Markland" of the Viking sagas, which described the anomalous silvery beaches near Groswater Bay. BASQUE fishermen established a great...

  • Pioneers of Canada - British Columbia

    Pioneers of Canada - British Columbia History Aboriginal Settlement The coasts and interior valleys of British Columbia were first occupied sometime after the last Ice Age. Occupation of some sites in BC has been confirmed by carbon dating at about 6,000–8,000 years ago. The people of the Northwest Coast lived in autonomous villages of 200 to 1,000 people and had access to a partic...

  • Members of the Yukon Legislative Assembly

    This project has been created to house all current and former members of the Yukon Legislative Assembly. Sources Official site Assemblée législative du Yukon, Wikipédia

  • Northamptonshire - Famous People

    Famous People Connected to Northamptonshire Those people of note with connections to the county are listed below. Some of these connections are a little tenuous - counties like to lay claim to people of renown! Please add information about people of renown connected to Northamptonshire, England. If the person has a profile on Geni please add their profile to the project and add the link in ...

  • Members of the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan

    This project has been created to house all current and former members of the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan. Sources Official site Assemblée législative de la Saskatchewan, Wikipédia

  • Ontario, Canada

    This project is for people associated with the province of Ontario, Canada . If you have a brickwall in your research on a profile that is associated with Ontario , please start a discussion on it. Sources available for researching Ontario people: The following sources are not intended to be an all-inclusive list, but a starting point for research. Civil Registration of births, marriage...

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  • Eesti kunstnikud

    Siia projekti soovime Genist kokku koguda tuntumaid Eesti kunstnikke, karikaturiste, kunstiajaloolasi, -kriitikuid, -teadlasi ja ka kunsti restauraatoreid läbi kõigi ajajärkude. Hakatuseks wikipediast Eesti kunstnike kategooria Viide Wikipediasse Eesti kunstnike loend (need kelle kohta on lugu Wikipedias, sealses järjestused) A Mari Aakre Reio Aare ...

  • Kovno Ghetto

    Kovno Ghetto Hidden History of the Kovno Ghetto Kovno Pogrom The Kaunas (Kovno) pogrom, under the direction of the Nazi SS Brigadeführer Franz Walter Stahlecker, was a massacre of Jewish people living in Kaunas, Lithuania that took place in from June 25 to June 29, 1941 – the first days of the Operation Barbarossa and of Nazi occupation of Lithuania. The most infamous in...

  • Canada

    This project is to explore the families and people who lived in Canada. There will be subprojects for each province. Sources: Census records are available for 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901, and 1911 for all of Canada "Census" records are also available for 1906 and 1916 for the Northwest Provinces or the provinces of Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba.

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  • Imigrantes Portugueses do Concelho de Porto ao Brasil / Portuguese immigrants of Concelho of Porto to Brazil

    Este é um subprojeto relacionado ao Projeto Maior Brasil: Imigrantes Portugueses ao Brasil / Portuguese immigrants to Brazil Aqui estão relacionados os imigrantes portugueses que vieram ao Brasil do Concelho de PORTO . Agostinha Rodrigues , filha de Garcia Rodrigues e de Izabel Velho, que veio de Portugal casada com Simão Jorge dão início à fam&#x...

  • Premiers of Newfoundland and Labrador

    The Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador is the First Minister for the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador, which was at certain points in its history a colony, dominion, and province. The province had a system of responsible government from 1855 to 1934, and again since 1949. Newfoundland became a British crown colony in 1855, in 1907 it became a dominion, and in 1949, it became a p...

  • Israeli all Knesset members חברי כל כנסות ישראל

    The Knesset (Hebrew: ‎הכנסת‎ ; lit. the gathering or assembly; Arabic: الكنيست‎) is the unicameral legislature of Israel, located in Givat Ram, Jerusalem. Role in Israeli Government The legislative branch of the Israeli government, the Knesset enacts laws, elects the president and prime ...

  • Trumpeldor Cemetery, the "Old Cemetery" of Tel Aviv - Yaffo. בית העלמין טרומפלדור בתל-אביב

    Trumpeldor cemetery often referred to as the Old Cemetery, is a historic cemetery located in downtown Tel Aviv , Israel. The cemetery covers 10.6 acres, and contains approximately 5,000 graves. בית העלמין טרומפלדור הוא השם �...

  • Premiers of Nova Scotia

    The Canadian province of Nova Scotia was a British colony with a system of responsible government since 1848, before it joined Canadian Confederation in 1867. Since Confederation, the province has been a part of the Canadian federation and has kept its own legislature to deal with provincial matters. Nova Scotia has a unicameral Westminster-style parliamentary government, in which the Premier...

  • St. George's School

    . George's School=St. George's School is a highly selective, private, Episcopal, coeducational boarding school in Middletown, Rhode Island, USA, just east of the city of Newport. The school was founded in 1896 by the Rev. John Byron Diman, a member of a prominent Rhode Island family. It sits on a hill overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. It is a member of the Independent School League and one of fiv...

  • Members of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta

    This project has been created to house all current and former members of Alberta's Legislative Assembly. Sources Official site Assemblée législative de l'Alberta, Wikipédia

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  • Members of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia

    This project has been created to house all current and former members of British Columbia's Legislative Assembly. Sources Official site Assemblée législative de la Colombie-Britannique, Wikipédia

  • American Revolution: Battle of Guilford Courthouse (1781)

    "I never saw such fighting since God made me. The Americans fought like demons" -Lt. General Charles, Earl Cornwallis The largest, most hotly-contested battle of the Revolutionary War's Southern Campaign was fought at the small North Carolina backcountry hamlet of Guilford Courthouse. The battle proved to be the highwater mark of British military operations in the Revolutionar...

  • Members of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba

    This project has been created to house all current and former members of Manitoba's Legislative Assembly. Sources Official site Assemblée législative du Manitoba, Wikipédia

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  • Members of the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick

    This project has been created to house all current and former members of the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick. Sources Official site Assemblée législative du Nouveau-Brunswick, Wikipédia

  • Notable Educators

    Educators Image Right - Aristotle ((384 BC – 322 BC) An educator is a person who teaches, informs or inspires others. Please add information about educators of renown to the list below. If the person has a profile on Geni please add their profile to the project and add the link in bold . To participate in any project - you do need to first be a collaborator - so please join t...

  • The Queen's College, Oxford University

    The Queen's College, University of Oxford High Street, Oxford The Queen's College is a constituent college of the University of Oxford, England. The college was founded in 1341 by Robert de Eglesfield (d'Eglesfield) in honour of Queen Philippa of Hainault (wife of King Edward III of England). The college is distinguished by its predominantly neoclassical architecture, which includes buildin...

  • Christ Church College, Oxford University

    Christ Church College, University of Oxford St. Aldates, Oxford. Founded 1524 by King Henry VIII, Re-founded in 1546 Christ Church (Latin: Ædes Christi, the temple or house (ædēs) of Christ, and thus sometimes known as "The House") is a constituent college of the University of Oxford in England. The college is associated with Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford, which ser...

  • Hamilton College

    Hamilton College ) Hamilton College is a private liberal arts college in Clinton, New York, United States. Founded as a boys' school in 1793, it was chartered as Hamilton College in 1812. It has been coeducational since 1978, when it merged with its sister school of Kirkland College. Hamilton is sometimes referred to as the "College on the Hill". One of the "Little Ivies", Hamilton was rank...

  • United States Figure Skating Hall of Fame

    United States Figure Skating Hall of Fame=The United States Figure Skating Hall of Fame serves as a repository for the sport of figure skating. The United States Figure Skating Hall of Fame is where the greatest names in the history of the sport are honored. To be inducted into the Hall of Fame is considered the highest achievement an American figure skater can attain. The Hall of Fame was foun...

  • Army of the Ohio (USA), US Civil War

    The Army of the Ohio was the name of two Union armies in the American Civil War. The first army became the Army of the Cumberland and the second army was created in 1863. Commanders Maj. Gen. Don Carlos Buell (November 15, 1861 – October 24, 1862) also department commander until March 11 Maj. Gen. William S. Rosecrans (October 24 – October 30, 1862) became the Army of the ...

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  • Members of the Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories

    This project has been created to house all current and former members of the Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories. Sources Official site

  • Members of the Nova Scotia House of Assembly

    This project has been created to house all current and former members of the Nova Scotia House of Assembly.

  • Jewish Families from Rzeszów, Poland

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families form the town of Rzeszów, Poland. JewishGen's Rzeszow page. YIVO's Rzeszow page.

  • Jewish Families from Loštice (Loschitz), Moravia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to list representatives of all of the Jewish families from the Moravian town of Loštice (Loschitz) in the Czech Republic. History of Jews in Lostice LOSTICE HISTORY OF JEWISH COMMUNITY SYNAGOGUE Lostice around 1930 9th cent. The presence of Jewish merchants in the Greater Moravia is documented by the Raffelstetten Customs and Shipping Regulations written in the...

  • Curator profile exchange

    Fellow curators, please use this project to deposit any Master Profiles (MP) you no longer wish to curate. When assuming curatorship of profiles, please do so with in intention of maintaining and improving them. Thank you. Please be sure to remove profiles from the project when you assume curating responsibilities. Curators, please add your interest areas! Please, let me know if you wan...

  • Barry Family of South Africa

    How to Participate If you have an ancestor who was a Barry Get yourself added as a collaborator Navigate to your ancestor's profile Under the "More Actions" link choose "Add to Project" Select the Barry project How to add a link is explained in the attached document - Adding links to Geni profiles to projects. Optional: Include in the "About Me" section of each person a br...

  • Hatfeild Hall - Yorkshire, England

    Hatfeild Hall: Historical Building of Yorkshire, England Also known as, or recorded in historical documents as; Methley; Wodhall in Metheley; Hatfeild Image right - Hatfeild Hall 1770's Note - The archaic Hatfeild spelling is often retained for this Hall but modern Hatfield spelling is also used. Type of Building: Hatfeild Hall, Stanley has been described as a Fortified Manor ...

  • Jewish mayors outside of Israel

    The purpose of this project is to be able to have a list of all of the Jewish Mayors outside of Israel. This project will be listed by continent, then by country and finally town or city. Africa South Africa Cape Town Fritz Sonnenberg , Mayor from 1951 to 1953 Johannesburg Maurice Freeman , Mayor Pietersburg Julius Koenig Mayor Australasia Australia Bendigo, VI...

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  • Order of the British Empire O.B.E.

    The Order of the British Empire Project photo: Grand Cross's star of the Order of the British Empire. The Order of the British Empire recognises distinguished service to the arts and sciences, public services outside the Civil Service and work with charitable and welfare organisations of all kinds. It was created during the First World War in 1917 by George V. The King recognised the ne...

  • MyHeritage and Geni

    This Project is aimed to include all profiles that are on both the MyHeritage and Geni genealogical social networking sites and also to coordinate all users that are on both internet services

  • Build our Family Tree

    Let us update our family tree with latest individual information, individual and family photographs and interesting information about our family members.

  • Unity of Faith (Universal Family)

    This project is created to bring together, in nondenominational unity, individuals, who by joining project willingly affirm agreement with the following: 1. To celebrate the human family through recognition that God is Creator and Father. 2. To celebrate the human family through recognition that everyone regardless of race; creed; ethnicity; gender; socio-economic status; and pedigree, are ...

  • Biblical Tree

    In the beginning G-d created the heaven and the earth. . . . Thus begins history as told by Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Six "days" later, G-d created Adam & Eve , and the rest, as they say... is history. Likewise, this is probably the very first " merge project " started on Geni, way back in January 2009, by Shmuel-Aharon Kam (who runs it like a Tyrant!). The goal of this project is to...

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  • Research exchange/Navorsing uitruilskema

    Exchange of death notices and other genealogical sources All researchers spending hours, years and days in Archives have a lot of Research material that they can’t fit into their trees. The Main Aim of this project is To place the names of the countries with the name of the deceased in this project. If anybody feel they can use it, they are free to Contact the holder/...

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  • Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) KROONSTAD Camp/Kamp

    KROONSTAD Camp details Date open:01/03/1901 Date closed:12/01/1903 Unique ID:12 A B C Jacoba Hester Magdalena Claasens 19835-1901 Jacobus Hendrik Lodewicus Claasens 1893 - 1902 D Hendrik Johannes de Bruin 1896 -16/9/1901 Kroonstad RC. Hendrik Louis Janette de Bruin ca 1899 - 28/2/1901 Sarel Cornelis de Bruin ca1901 - 1901 new born, Elsje Maria de Bruin, nee...

  • Jewish Families from Liteň (Litten), Beroun District, Bohemia, Czech Republic

    Introduction and Jewish Life Liteň is a small town in Central Bohemia (Středočeský kraj), located about 27 km. southwest of Prague, and about 8 km. southeast of the district town of Beroun. Geographical coordinates are: Latitude: 49.9, Longitude: 14.15 49° 54′ 0″ North, 14° 9′ 0″ East. Documents for earliest Jewish settlers &...

  • 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...

  • Jewish families from Sokolov (Falkenau), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Sokolov (Falkenau) in Bohemia, Czech Republic. Falknov nad Ohří in Czech (until 1948) Sokolov (German: Falkenau an der Eger) is a city located to NE of Cheb and has about 28,000 inhabitants. The first written record of Sokolov is from April 1279 when it was in the possession of the Nothafts. At the end of ...

  • Haljala kalmistu

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

  • The Winchester (VA) Connection

    It's rather surprising how many persons of note were born in, lived in, or had something significant happen while visiting Winchester, VA. It's not just the city's many Civil War connections - it started long before that, and continued long afterward. George Washington , for instance, spent his early youth on the frontier at and beyond Winchester, surveying for Thomas, Lord Fairfax . He began...

  • Notáveis Intelectuais e Escritores Brasileiros / Brazilian Notables Intellectuals and Writers

    Este projeto visa organizar dados genealógicos sobre os notáveis e proeminentes escritores brasileiros de ficção, poesia e não-ficção, contistas, romancistas, dramaturgos e jornalistas. Abílio César Borges, 1º barão de Macaúbas (1824 - 1891) Adelmar Tavares (1888 - 1963) Afonso Arinos (1868 - 1916) Afo...

  • Karjaküla kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Karjaküla kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Kalmistu kaart Maetu otsing Haudi andmebaasis Karjaküla kalmistu Billiongravesi andmebaasis --------------------------------------------------...

  • Jazz Greats

    Jazz Greats - Discussion for the Jazz greats of yesterday. The Jazz Greats The Roots of R&B Female Lucille Dixon Robertson Sarah Vaughan Dinah Washington Ella Fitzgerald Anita O'Day Nellie Lutcher Janet Brace Polly Bergen Peggy Lee Jean TV Mama

  • Victoria Cross holders

    The Victoria Cross (VC) is the highest military decoration awarded for valour "in the face of the enemy" to members of the armed forces of various Commonwealth countries, and previous British Empire territories. Victoria Cross List of Victoria Cross recipients by nationality List of Victoria Cross recipients of uncertain nationality British West Indies recipients of the Victoria Cross ...

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  • john C Armsworthy

    born aboutb 1836 -1902

  • Cathars

    Work in progress Chapters to be added: 'Cathar belief system', 'Geopolitical context'... Objective of this Project The objectives of this project are... To connect the major actors around the Cathar movement and the ensuing inquisition across regional boundaries - and thus to gain better insight into a phenomenon that had significant consequences for the political shape of modern Spain ...

  • Descendants of Edward Harrington(1593-1653)

    Project for those descended from Edward Harrington(1593-1653).

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  • Jewish Families from Mladá Boleslav (Jungbunzlau), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect representatives of all of the Jewish families from Mladá Boleslav (Jungbunzlau) in Bohemia, Czech Republic. Town in Bohemia, 60 kilometers north of Prague. The presence of Jews in Mladá Boleslav (Ger., Jungbunzlau; known to Jews as Bumsla) was documented by the second half of the fifteenth century. Until the nineteenth century, Jews comprised roughl...

  • Prominent Historians and Philosophers

    Prominent Historians and Philosophers who have made major contributions to our understanding of our world and the human condition. Selected profiles list by activity period: BCE Pythagoras - Ὁ Πυθαγόρας (c. 570 BCE – c. 495 BCE ) Ionian Greek philosopher, mathematician, and founder of the religious movement o...

  • Mega Merge

    Purpose Project to determine which geni.com profiles have been involved in a large number of merges. Please include profiles that have 100+ managers or more by adding them to the project. Possible Uses Performance benchmark tests Researching collaborative genealogy trends Possible profiles that need profile locking or curator following. Draw attention to geni.com's goal of one per...

  • German War Graves in Woodland Cemetery, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada

    During the First and Second Wars German Prisoners of War were detained in POW camps throughout Canada. 187 of them died while detained in Canadian POW camps during both World Wars and were buried at various sites across Canada. The German War Graves Commission , a humanitarian organization charged with registering the German war dead abroad, wanted to consolidate the German POWs in one place to...

  • Order of Ontario

    The Order of Ontario is the most prestigious official honour in the Canadian province of Ontario. Instituted in 1986 by Lieutenant Governor Lincoln Alexander, on the advice of the Cabinet under Premier David Peterson, the civilian order is administered by the Lieutenant Governor-in-Council and is intended to honour current or former Ontario residents for conspicuous achievements in any field. ...

  • Saint-Henri-de-Taillon, Québec, Canada

    Aperçu Saint-Henri-de-Taillon ( carte ) est situé au Nord-Est du Lac-Saint-Jean. Cette petite municipalité compte environ 774 habitants. La situation géographique de celle-ci fait en sorte qu'elle offre une des plus belle fenêtre, afin de contempler le majestueux Lac-Saint-Jean. Saint-Henri-de-Taillon offre un accès sans pareil au Lac St-Jean par se...

  • Governors of New France (1534-1763)

    Gouverneurs de la Nouvelle-France Governors of New France Historical Context Governors Gouverneur (Governor) 1534-1541 : Jacques Cartier Lieutenant--général (Lieutenant-General) 1541-1543 : Jean-François de la Rocque, sieur de Roberval 1543-1598 : Colonie abandonnée (colony abandoned) Lieutenants-généraux (Lieutenants-General) ...

  • Roman Catholic Saints

    Saints of the Roman Catholic Church are people who are seen as exceptionally holy and have undergone a formal process, called canonization. Formal canonization is a lengthy process often taking many years, even centuries. List of Roman Catholic saints A Abbo Floriacensis Abgarus V Abundius Acacius Adalbertus Adeluoldus Adeodatus I Aelredus Agapetus I Agapitus Praenesti...

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  • Military Colleges of Canada

    Devise - Motto Verité, Devoir, Vaillance Truth, Duty, Valour Sommaire - Overview Le Collège militaire royal du Canada (CMR), situé à Kingston, Ontario, est une académie militaire bilingue anglais-français. Seule université fédérale au Canada, il forme le personnel des Forces armées canadiennes. Wikipédia ...

  • HMCS Kootenay 258 Explosion on October 23, 1969

    Summary (from HMCS Kootenay (DDE 258), Wikipedia ) 1969 gearbox explosion and fire On the morning of 23 October 1969, Kootenay was part of a task force that had been exercising in United Kingdom waters and was returning to Canada, heading westward in the English Channel off Plymouth. The task force consisted of HMCS Bonaventure, HMCS Terra Nova, HMCS Fraser, HMCS St. Laurent, HMCS Ottawa,...

  • Pionniers du Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean

    Introduction Nous allons explorer dans ce projets les pionniers du Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean dans les domaines suivants : exploration, colonisation économique, commerce religion politique science, éducation sports culture et art Ce projet promeut aussi les familles courageuses qui ont prit racine dans la région. ... à suivre... Exploration et ...

  • Mugshot Collections

    Introduction A mugshot is a photograph usually taken after a person is arrested. The original purpose of the mugshot was for the police to have a photographic record of the person to allow for identification by investigators and victims. Taking photographs of persons who were arrested began in the 1840's. Alphonse Bertillon standardized the process of taking these photographs in 1888, a pro...

  • Dynasties de Provence

    OBJET : un inventaire non-exhaustif (et évoluant), depuis lequel on procède à mieux intégrer et compléter les anciennes familles de Provence - de leurs origines jusqu'à nos jours PURPOSE: a non-exhaustive (and expanding) inventory which helps to further integrate and complete the ancient families of Provence - from their origins all the way to the p...

  • Compagnie des Cent-Associés

    Sommaire Fondé par le Cardinal de Richelieu , la Compagnie des Cent-Associés de la Nouvelle-France voit le jour le 29 avril 1627. C'est la première à s'installer au Canada parmi les Compagnies européennes fondées au XVIIe siècle. De 1629 à 1635, Samuel de Champlain est le Lieutenant de la Compagnie en Nouvelle-France. La Compagnie es...

  • Tragédie à Saint-Jean-Vianney le 4 mai 1971

    Aperçu Overview Le soir du 4 mai 1971, à 22 h 50, la terre commence à glisser vers la rivière. Une partie du village de Saint-Jean-Vianney s'est effondrée. La population, dans l'obscurité et ne sachant même pas ce qui se passait, fut prise de panique. Durant la nuit, une quarantaine de maisons et une trentaine d'autos furent engouffrées ...

  • Premiers of Québec

    Liste des premiers ministres québécois Pierre-Joseph-Olivier Chauveau ; 15 juillet 1867 ; Conservateur Gédéon Ouimet ; 27 février 1873 ; Conservateur Boucher De Boucherville, Charles-Eugène ; 1) 22 septembre 1874 2) 21 décembre 1891; Conservateur Henri-Gustave Joly de Lotbinière ; 8 mars 1878 ; Libéral Chapleau, Joseph-A...

  • French Legion of Honour

    Legion of Honour , officially National Order of the Legion of Honour, French Ordre national de la Légion d’honneur , Legion of Honour - premier order of the French republic, created by Napoleon Bonaparte, then First Consul, on May 19, 1802, as a general military and civil order of merit conferred without regard to birth or religion provided that anyone admitted swears to uphold li...

  • Intendants of New France (1663-1760)

    Intendants de la Nouvelle-France Intendants of New France ==Historical Context== Intendants 1663-1665 : Louis Robert de la Fortelle 1665-1668 : Jean Talon 1668-1670 : Claude de Bouteroue d'Aubigny 1670-1672 : Jean Talon 1675-1682 : Jacques Duchesneau de la Doussinière et d'Ambault 1682-1682 : Michel Bégon de la Picardière 1682-1686 : Jacques de Meulles...

  • L'Exhaussement du Lac Saint-Jean

    Aperçu L'exhaussement des eaux du lac Saint-Jean entre 1926-1930 fut une catastrophe écologique et humaine incompréhensive. Des communautés entières ont été éradiquées pour satisfaire les désirs économiques de dirigeants industriels et hommes politiques de l'époque. Aucune personne en ces temps n'a porté...

  • Disaster at the Laval Prison on July 11, 1978

    Sommaire En 1978, le pénitencier Laval était une institution centenaire gardant captive une population de 500 hommes, dont parmi les plus grands criminels du Québec. Il y avait parfois des tentatives d'évasions mais elles réussissaient rarement. Au pire, certains malfaiteurs demeuraient au large pendant une journée ou deux avant d'être re-captu...

  • The Italian Hall Disaster, Calumet, Michigan, 1913

    Introduction The Italian Hall Disaster occured in Calumet, Michigan on Christmas Eve, 1913 during the strikes at the copper mines. During a Christmas party held in the upstairs of the Italian Hall someone falsely shouted fire. The party goers, mostly children, rushed down the stairs in an attempt to get out of the building. The doors at the base of the stairs were closed. In the rush to leave...

  • Coalition for the Standardization of Geni Naming Conventions – Proposals for new fields or field changes

    Objectives: As we are working our way through fields we may be able to suggest simple changes that could make a field work better for a particular convention. As we are confirming our conventions it may help if we could measure the impact any new field proposals will have. We may need a combination of potential solutions for instance. If it turns out we all fit 100% with a parti...

  • Coalition for the Standardization of Geni Naming Conventions – Global and Local Definition project

    Objective 1) Confirmation and acceptance of the concept of separate “Naming Conventions”. Convention is a commonly accepted concept and it seems obvious that we need them, but are able to say we “ agree that this is the way to go? If not should we take some steps to do so now and validate a decision that we have agreement on this explicitly? If so how? 2) As a first s...

  • Coalition for the Standardization of Geni Naming Conventions – Examples and Test Cases

    Supporting project for Workshop being held on naming conventions. Profiles linked here are examples and test cases and represent the naming conventions as defined. Functionality will be asked from Geni to provide a link to a Convention page on every profile that will take us to the details of a specific convention as sampled below. Curators and Leaders in specific areas are invited to detai...

  • Order of Canada

    Order of Canada Zhe 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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  • Imigrantes Portugueses do Concelho de Miranda do Corvo ao Brasil / Portuguese immigrants of Concelho of Miranda do Corvo to Brazil

    Este é um subprojeto relacionado ao Projeto Maior Brasil: Imigrantes Portugueses ao Brasil / Portuguese immigrants to Brazil Aqui estão relacionados os imigrantes portugueses que vieram ao Brasil do Concelho de MIRANDA DO CORVO .

  • Pointe-aux-Trembles, Québec, Canada

    {en construction} (Pour Pointes-aux-Trembles, Portneuf, voir Neuville ) (Laval-de-Montréal (ville) (1.7.1845 - 1.1.1925) Sources site officiel Pointe-aux-Trembles (ville), PADREM

  • Habitantes mais antigos de Pedro Miguel

    This is a list of the adult inhabitants during the first half of 17th century in Pedro Miguel. It has been extracted from church records. This list is not complete for it includes only the head of families whose parents are unknown. There were other adults but those are children of the ones listed here. It is said the parish was created by Diogo Rixão and his wife Beatriz Alberná...

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