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  • Casket Girls

    Introduction A Casket (Casquette) Girl , also widely known as a cassette girl "filles à la cassette" refers to the women brought from France to the French colonies of Louisiana to marry. The name derives from the small chests, known as cassettes, in which they carried their clothes. They were conspicuous by reason of their virtue. Normally women were supplied to the colonists by raki...

  • Stora ofreden ~ Isoviha - 1714-1721

    Stora ofreden (isoviha på finska) benämner i Finlands historia tiden från Stora nordiska krigets utbrott 1700 till freden i Nystad 1721. I trängre bemärkelse begagnas uttrycket för den ryska ockupationen av landet 1713—1721. Efter den ryska segern vid Poltava 1709 intogs de finska städerna Viborg och Kexholm 1710 av ryssarna vilket ö...

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  • Maroon Culture

    This project is a product and sister to the Facebook group of the same name: Maroon Culture . WHO AND WHAT ARE MAROONS? The word Maroon is said to stem from the spanish word 'Cimarron', which means (from the colonialist's perspective) uncontrollable, 'wild, and untamed'. The etymological root of 'Cima' means top, as it relates to the mountains. The etymological root of 'Maron' goes back to ...

  • Maroons of Jamaica

    Scope of Project This project is a sub-project of Jamaica "Out Of many, One People" project, and reflection of the Maroon history of Jamaica, West Indies. The Maroons are descended from runaway slaves who established free communities in the mountainous interior of Jamaica during the long era of slavery in the island. African slaves imported during the Spanish period may have provided the fi...

  • West Indies - Caribbean Region Master Project

    West Indies - Caribbean Region Master Project 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 How to Contrib...

  • Swire Family of Jamaica and St. Vincent

    This project focuses on the Swire Family of Jamaica and St. Vincent. References and Resources

  • Haiti - Pre-European history

    Etymology The name Haïti comes from the indigenous Taíno language. It is the French spelling for the original word Ayiti, which was the native name given to the entire island of Hispaniola to mean, "land of high mountains". The original spelling is kept in Haitian Creole, but since the h is silent in French, the pronunciation remains the same. The ï in Haïti, is ...

  • Katyń 1940

    KATYN Wersja 'robocza' projektu. Pomordowani w Katyniu i okolicach na wiosnę 1940r. Please add profiles of Polish officers who were murdered in Katyn area (including i.e. Kharkiv, Mednoye, Ostashkiv) in the spring of 1940. The Katyn massacre, also known as the Katyn Forest massacre, was a mass execution of Polish nationals carried out by the People's Commissariat for Internal Affai...

  • Kentucky in the US Civil War (CSA) 1861-1865

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

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  • PLAY-mates & play-BOYS

    —2015-mrt-27-fr-13:14+GMT-spring-time--jM-Vu—cum-suis—under-construction- WORK IN PROGRESS- PLAY-mates & play-BOYS - since … 1953 Hugh Marston HEFNER ‧ 1926 ‧ In somes edition a MODEL, a CENTER-FOLD, panel-INTERVIEW - Vrouwen van ...bv. land of groep of organisatie of ... PLAY-mate-of-THIS-year PLAY-mate-of-THIS-month PLAY-mate of last...

  • Marlborough College

    [ ]Marlborough College is a co-educational independent school for day and boarding pupils located in Marlborough, Wiltshire. Founded in 1843 for the sons of Church of England clergy, it is now fully coeducational.The Good Schools Guide described Marlborough as a "Famous, designer label, co-ed boarding school still riding high."[1] The school is a member of the G20 Schools Group. The college ope...

  • 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...

  • All About Portis Family

    This project is to share information pertaining to Portis family. ----------------------------------------------------------------- Charlotte Wright Has done genealogical research on the Portis family for more than 50 years. Continues to help many people who are connected to the Portis family. In particular, she has assisted African-Americans by providing information that connects the...

  • Colby College

    College=Colby College is a private liberal arts college located on Mayflower Hill in Waterville, Maine, USA. Founded in 1813, it is the 12th-oldest independent liberal arts college in the United States. Colby was the first all-male college in New England to accept female students in 1871.[2]Approximately 1,800 students from more than 60 countries are enrolled annually. The college offers 54 maj...

  • Deutsche Entdecker, Erfinder und Wissenschaftler

    Deutsche Entdecker ‧ Erfinder ‧ Wissenschaftler Dieses Projekt haben wir gestartet, um Profile zu sammeln, die wir später besser geeigneten Projekten hinzufügen möchten. Bitte orientieren Sie sich beim Hinzufügen neuer Profile an folgenden Quellen: (Informationen, die in diesen Quellen noch nicht veröffentlicht wurden, sind herzlich...

  • The Hotchkiss School

    The Hotchkiss School The Hotchkiss School is a private, nonsectarian, coeducational, college preparatory boarding school in Lakeville, Connecticut of the New York metropolitan area, founded in 1891. The school offers a classical education with grades 9–12 and a postgraduate (PG) option, attracting students across the United States and 34 foreign countries. Hotchkiss is a member of ...

  • Governors General of Canada

    Introduction The Governor General of Canada, in French: Gouverneur général du Canada (masculine), or Gouverneure générale du Canada (feminine) is the federal viceregal representative of the Canadian monarch, currently Queen Elizabeth II. The Queen, on the advice of the Canadian Prime Minister, appoints the Governor General to carry out her constitutional and ceremo...

  • Fathers of Confederation - Canada

    Fathers of Confederation The Fathers of Confederation are the people who attended the Charlottetown and Quebec Conferences in 1864 and the London Conference of 1866 in England, preceding Canadian Confederation. There were 36 original Fathers of Confederation. Hewitt Bernard, who was the recording secretary at the Charlottetown Conference, is considered by some to be a Father of Confederation....

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  • Nederlandse nakomelingen en voorouders gezocht/Looking for Dutch descendants and ancestors

    Vele emigranten zoeken hun Nederlandse voorouders en zijn ook benieuwd naar de afstammelingen die in Nederland bleven. Zij kunnen via dit project gericht zoeken en bij grote deelname via sub-projecten, die daarvoor zullen worden aangemaakt. Maar niet alleen voor Nederlandse emigranten is dit project. Het is ook voor alle Nederlanders, die gericht naar voorouders of nakomelingen van hun voorou...

  • RMS Titanic

    RMS TITANIC On the 14th of April 2012 it was 100 years ago the Titanic disaster took place. This project aims to identify and list the survivors and casualties of the sinking of the RMS Titanic. In this Titanic centenary year the Titanic project will become an ongoing project with the aim to build all passenger family-trees Overview RMS Titanic was the largest passenger steamship in the...

  • Eurovision Song Contest

    The Eurovision Song Contest is an annual competition held among active member countries of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU). Each member country submits a song to be performed on live television and then casts votes for the other countries' songs to determine the most popular song in the competition. Each country participates via one of their national EBU-member television stations, whos...

  • L'Ancienne-Lorette, Québec, Canada

    Aperçu Overview L'Ancienne-Lorette ( carte ) fait partie de l' agglomération de Québec de la Communauté métropolitaine de Québec , région de la Capitale-Nationale . Toponymie Toponymy « » : Indiquez les lieux dans Geni How to Input Locations in Geni Standard Location Names for Québec, Canada ... nnnn et ...

  • Kahnawake, Québec, Canada

    Aperçu Overview Kahnawake sur la ( carte map ) Toponymie Toponymy « Kentake » : signifie 'à la prairie' en iroquois. En mohawk, le nom pris les formes respectives : « Kahnawake » : signifie 'au rapide'; 1676 « Kahnawakon » : signifie 'dans le rapide'; 1690 « Kanatakwenke » : signifie 'd'où on est parti...

  • Society of Jesus

    Introduction The Society of Jesus (Latin: Societas Iesu, S.J., SJ or SI) is a Christian male religious order of the Roman Catholic Church. The members are called Jesuits and are also known colloquially as "God's Marines", the latter being references to founder Ignatius of Loyola's military background and the members' willingness to accept orders anywhere in the world and to live in extreme co...

  • Middlesex School

    Middlesex School is a co-educational, non-sectarian, day and boarding independent secondary school for grades 9-12 located in Concord, Massachusetts. It was founded as an all-boys school in 1901 by a Roxbury Latin School alumnus, Frederick Winsor, who headed the school until 1937. Middlesex began admitting girls in 1974. The school is a member of the prestigious Independent School League and ...

  • Klompenmakers ‧ NL ‧ Gelderland

    Klompenmakers ‧ NL ‧ Gelderland alfabetisch P. BEEKHUIZEN ‧ 1920: Renkum->Dordrecht A.L. BROEKE ‧ 1917: Renkum->Wichmond fa. van de BUNT ‧ Nijkerk ‧ Harderwijk ‧ KvK&F1949-1963 A. LAMMERTINK ‧ 1918: Renkum->Arnhem B.J. LEENEMAN ‧ 1932: Renkum->Eemnes G. van de PEPPEL 1931: Renkum->Wageningen Derk van GORKUM ‧...

  • Austro-Hungarian Empire

    Austria-HungaryFrom Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaAustria-HungaryGerman: Österreich-UngarnHungarian: Ausztria-Magyarország(Other names)← ← 1867–1918 ↓ Civil Ensign Imperial & Royal Coat of armsMottoIndivisibiliter ac Inseparabiliter"Indivisible and Inseparable"AnthemGott erhalte Franz den Kaiser"God save Emperor Francis"MENU0:00The Austro-Hungarian Em...

  • Rhodesia/Zimbabwe - Found Records ...

    ... for un-connected People Please use this project to make a note of records that you come across for Rhodesian/Zimbabwean people which can in time link to individuals who as yet do not have established family trees on GENi. The object of the project is to record information which may otherwise not be available to researchers. See also Rhodesian Settlers - Small Trees Sundry Fo...

  • Notable Koreans

    This project was started to focus on the contributions that Koreans and peoples of the Korean descent have made to society in the 20th and 21st century. List of notable Koreans Activists Ryu Gwan-sun (Korean: 유관순), independence activist against the Japanese colonial rule of Korea Actors John Cho (Korean: 조요한), Korea-born American actor, ...

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  • Jewish Families from Sušice

    The project seeks to assemble all of the Jewish families from the small town of Sušice in Southwestern Bohemia. Location : Sušice is located in Bohemia, Klatovy at 49°13′52″N 13°31′13″E , 25 km SE of Klatovy; 36 miles S of Plzeň (Pilsen) near the border of the Protected Landscape Area Šumava (Bohemian Forest). Sušice...

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  • World War One: Armed Forces - Rhodesia

    World War One: Armed Forces - Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) At the outbreak of World War I in August 1914, the settler society in Southern Rhodesia, then administered by the British South Africa Company, received the news enthusiastically. The Company administrator, Sir William Milton's response was "All Rhodesia ... ready to do its duty". Parties of white Southern Rhodesians immediately paid the...

  • Geni Active Holidays, Summer school, Carob Tree Villa, Klek, Croatia

    Have you ever thought of spending time doing genealogy while on holidays? This idea comes from Genealogy (Geni) enthusiasts . We hope to be able to cover costs, and run some profit, but will try to accommodate different types of participation. House is currently undergoing extensive renovations but it will be (must be) finished by July 2015. If interested contact Jadra or Ivanka First works...

  • Trenton Jewish Community

    The Jewish community in Trenton, NJ in the early decades of the 20th Century, was a small tight-knit community with several thriving synagogues and seemingly lots of intra-Trenton Jewish marriages. In my wife's case (Barbara Melmed nee Goldstein), I see many Trenton-based surnames appearing over and over (Kohn, Goldstein, Azarchi, Cohen, Sutnick, Urken, Lefkowitz, Troll, Koslow, Habas, Siegel...

  • Presidents of Argentina

    El Presidente de la Nación Argentina es el jefe de Estado, jefe de Gobierno, responsable político de la administración general del país y comandante en jefe de las Fuerzas Armadas de la República Argentina. El presidente encabeza el poder ejecutivo del gobierno argentino y es elegido junto con el vicepresidente en una misma fórmula. Bernardino Rivadav...

  • Royal Company of Archers

    The Royal Company of Archers is a ceremonial unit that serves as the Sovereign's Bodyguard in Scotland, a role it has performed since 1822 and the reign of King George IV, when the company provided a personal bodyguard to the King on his visit to Scotland. It is currently known as the Queen's Bodyguard For Scotland, and is located at Edinburgh. The Royal Company of Archers has a long history in...

  • Nederlanders geëxecuteerd tijdens de Duitse bezetting

    Nederlanders geëxecuteerd tijdens de Duitse bezetting Tijdens de Tweede Wereldoorlog zijn in Nederland enkele duizenden mensen door of in opdracht van de Duitsers geëxecuteerd. Het exacte aantal kan alleen bij benadering worden vastgesteld. Ook zijn er per januari 2012 nog steeds enkele tientallen vermisten van Duitse executies. Over dit project Dit project is ter nagedachte...

  • 21st Century British Politicians

    21st Century British Politicians Because it is a contemporary list of people they will all be living. I would therefore suggest that the earlier centuries are a higher priority. picture to right - Glenda Jackson CBE Anyone wishing to join these projects and help will be welcome. Surname First name Constituency A Abbott, Diane (Labour) Hackney North and Stoke Newington Abrahams,...

  • Food and beverage industry businesspeople

    We all have a sweet-tooth, crave salt, a favorite comfort food, a drink that hits the spot, a family dish created for the holidays, or have used food to get to someone's heart because, "A way to a man's heart is through his stomach." Well, this project is a showcase of all the people on Geni who have won us over in some way, shape or form, through our stomachs...or our tastebuds. List of nota...

  • 1820 Settlers - Mandy's Party

    Mandy's Party Main reference The Settler Handbook by MD Nash The aim of this project is to link profiles on Geni to the names in the list, and to expand notes about individuals - mostly on the Profile page in the "About Me" field, or here if no profile exists. To take part in any project - you do need to first be a collaborator - so join the project. See the discussion Project Help: H...

  • American Revolution: Yorktown campaign (January - October 1781)

    American Revolution: Yorktown campaign (January - October 1781) Result Decisive Franco-American victory The Yorktown or Virginia campaign was a series of military maneuvers and battles during the American Revolutionary War that culminated in the decisive Siege of Yorktown in October 1781. The result of the campaign was the surrender of the British Army force of General Charles, Earl Cor...

  • American Revolution: Battle of Great Cane Break (1775)

    December 22, 1775 at Cane Break, South Carolina Present Day Site Simpsonville, South Carolina, in Greenville County. DAR marker series inscription reads: Here along the south side of the creek to Reedy River was fought, Dec. 22, 1775, the Battle of Great Cane Break, between a force of South Carolinians under Colonel William Thompson and a band of Tories under Patrick Cuningham. The To...

  • American Revolution: Battle of Germantown, October 4, 1777

    The Battle of Germantown, a battle in the Philadelphia campaign of the American Revolutionary War, was fought on October 4, 1777, at Germantown, Pennsylvania between the British Army led by Sir William Howe and the American army under George Washington. The British victory in this battle ensured that Philadelphia, the capital of the self-proclaimed United States of America, would remain in Brit...

  • Royal Victorian Order

    Royal Victorian Order The Royal Victorian Order is given by The Queen to people who have served her or the Monarchy in a personal way. These may include officials of the Royal Household, family members or perhaps British Ambassadors who have helped organise a State Visit to a particular country. The Order was founded in April 1896 by Queen Victoria as a way of rewarding personal service t...

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  • 1820 British Settlers in South Africa

    Objective The purpose of this project is to record as many of the ORIGINAL settlers (Heads of the family groups) so that researchers can identify family lines and descendants. Secondly, current researchers who are descendants of the 1820 Settlers will be able to identify fellow researchers. Historical Summary Encouraged by the British government to emigrate to the Cape colony, the first...

  • European Countries (outside the European Union)

    Albania Andorra Armenia Azerbaijan Belarus Bosnia and Herzegovina Croatia Croatian Rulers Georgia Iceland Liechtenstein Moldova Monaco Montenegro Norway Russia San Marino Serbia Switzerland Turkey Ukraine Vatican City State Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

  • American Revolution: New York and New Jersey campaign (July 1776 - March 1777)

    American Revolution: New York and New Jersey campaign (July 1776 - March 1777) Result: New York: British gain control of New York City, British victory New Jersey: Americans lose and then regain control of New Jersey, American victory The New York and New Jersey campaign was a series of battles for control of New York City and the state of New Jersey in the American Revolutionary Wa...

  • American Revolution: Battle of Monmouth, June 28, 1778

    The Battle of Monmouth was an American Revolutionary War (or American War of Independence) battle fought on June 28, 1778 in Monmouth County, New Jersey. The Continental Army under General George Washington attacked the rear of the British Army column commanded by Lieutenant General Sir Henry Clinton as they left Monmouth Court House (modern Freehold Borough). It is known as the Battle of Monmo...

  • Danske sagnkonger - Legendary Danish kings

    The goal for this project is to clean up duplicates and ensure quality of the involved profiles. Danske sagnkonger Angantyr (Angandeo/Ongendus) før 714 ( Wikipedia ) ([ danmarkshistorien.dk]) ( denstoredanske.dk ) Sigfred nævnt 777, 782, 798 ([ Wikipedia]) ([ danmarkshistorien.dk]) ( denstoredanske.dk ) Harald før 812 ([ Wikipedia]) ([ danmarkshistorien.dk]) ([ de...

  • Jewish Families from Kolešovice (Koleschowitz), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Kolešovice (Koleschowitz) in Bohemia, Czech Republic. About Kolešovice ( German Koleschowitz, formerly Kolle Scho joke) is a municipality in the Czech Republic. It is located ten kilometers northwest of Rakovníka and belongs to Okres Rakovník. Geography Kolešovice located in the ...

  • Betchworth Castle, Surrey, England

    Betchworth Castle, Surrey, England Betchworth Castle is a mostly crumbled ruin of a fortified medieval stone house with some tall, two-storey corners strengthened in the 18th century, in the north of the semi-rural parish of Brockham. It is built on a sandstone spur overlooking the western bank of the Mole in Surrey in England. The ruin is a Scheduled Ancient Monument and is in the lowest cat...

  • Bletchingley Castle, Surrey, England

    Bletchingley Castle, Surrey, England Bletchingley Castle is a ruined castle and set of earthworks partly occupied by three buildings. The Scheduled Ancient Monument is directly beside the Greensand Way below it to the south in the village of Bletchingley in Surrey. The site's tower standing from c.1170 to 1264 had a panorama from one of the narrower parts of the Greensand Ridge, which runs fr...

  • Farnham Castle, Surrey, England

    Farnham Castle, Surrey, England History Farnham Castle overlooks the historic town of Farnham on the western border of Surrey. Playing an important part in the life of the town, the Keep and the Bishop’s Palace are popular tourist attractions. Historical associations and nearly continuous occupancy make the Castle one of the most important historical buildings in the south of England...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Robertson Families of Virginia

    The Robertson families in Virginia are similar to the Lee families; many people researching the surname want to connect to the prominent family of the same name. There are so many speculative connections and so much wishful thinking that any assertion has to be examined closely. In many cases, the wives have been displaced by 100 years or more in order to create a connection. The goal of this...

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  • Early Black Mormons

    Early Mormonism had a range of doctrines related to race in regard to black people of African descent. References to black people, their social condition during the 19th century, and their spiritual place in Western Christianity as well as Mormon scriptures were complicated. From the beginning, black people have been members of Mormon congregations, though there were varying degrees and forms...

  • Jewish families from Stráž nad Nežárkou (Platz an der Naser) in South Bohemia

    Stráž nad Nežárkou (German: Platz an der Naser) is a town in Jindřichův Hradec District, South Bohemian Region, Czech Republic. It has a population of 846 (2006 est.). It lies on the Nežárka river. The castle in Stráž nad Nežárkou Familiants in Platz with marriage permission year Freund, Adam (1783) ; Fr...

  • Ironworkers

    This is an umbrella project for the people associated with one of the first industries: iron . Iron working. This is an international project for any historical period. Collaborators, please feel free to edit this front page; add documents, profiles and images; and develop the themes discovered by starting related (perhaps more detailed) projects. For example: Braintree Iron Works (1643) ...

  • Burgemeesters in OVERIJSSEL nl.

    Politiek ‧ Bestuur ‧ Rechtspraak Burgemeesters in de provincie OVERIJSSEL ‧ nld ‧ Voor Nederlandse burgemeesters van andere provincie zoekt u in Burgemeesters IN … • GRONINGEN nl. • FRIESLAND nl. • DRENTHE nl. • k OVERIJSSEL nl. • [ FLEVOLAND nl.] • Gelderland • Utrecht • NOORD-HOLLAND nl. ...

  • Croatian Americans - Američki Hrvati

    Academics Ivo Banac - historian and professor at Yale University Mladen Bestvina - mathematician Jaksa Cvitanic - Professor of Mathematical Finance William Feller , mathematician Branko Grünbaum - mathematician Henry Suzzallo (1873–1933) - president of the University of Washington Victor Wickerhauser - mathematician Drazen Prelec - mathematician Nikola ...

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  • The Battle of Nashville, TN December 15-16, 1864 US Civil War

    The Battle of Nashville was a two-day battle in the Franklin-Nashville Campaign that represented the end of large-scale fighting in the Western Theater of the American Civil War. It was fought at Nashville, Tennessee, on December 15–16, 1864, between the Confederate Army of Tennessee under Lt. Gen. John Bell Hood and Federal forces under Maj. Gen. George H. Thomas. In one of the largest ...

  • Jewish families from Pacov, Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Pacpv in Bohemia, Czech Republic.

  • The Children's Friend Society - Ships to South Africa - Broxbournbury

    The Children's Friend Society Ships See Main Project Page - The Children's Friend Society To participate in any project - you do need to first be a collaborator - so please join the project using the request link under "actions" at the top right of the page. Visit Geni Wikitext, Unicode and images which gives a great deal of assistance. See the discussion Project Help: How to add Text t...

  • Presidents of Bolivia

    El Presidente del Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia es el jefe de Estado y Gobierno. Junto con el Vicepresidente y los ministros de Estado conforman el órgano ejecutivo. El Presidente y Vicepresidente, son electos en una misma papeleta por sufragio directo. Su mandato tiene una duración de 5 años. Solo puede ser reelecto por una sola vez de manera continua. La nueva Constituc...

  • Jewish Families of Tučapy, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to document the Jewish families of Tučapy (Tabor, Bohemia, Czech Republic) using the Census and Familianten records, surviving Jewish vital records of Tučapy and other sources. 1793 Census of the Jews of Bohemia (excerpt from Soupis zidovskych rodin v Cechach z roku 1793 . Statni ustredni archiv v Praze. Vol. III) contains 34 families and 3 houses where other ...

  • Presidents of Venezuela

    El presidente de la República Bolivariana de Venezuela es a la vez el jefe de Estado y de Gobierno, dirige el poder ejecutivo nacional de Venezuela y es comandante en jefe de la Fuerza Armada Nacional Bolivariana. Asimismo, el cargo corresponde a la más alta magistratura del país y al funcionario público nacional de mayor jerarquía. El actual periodo de mandat...

  • "About" Cleanup

    This project relates to cleaning up copy-paste dumps from external websites on historical profiles. We will be developing guidelines for how to do this in the near future, in the meantime please add profiles with copy-paste issues to this project. Am excellent template for how to write up an "About" narrative is provided by Erica Howton here: Erica's Master Profile Cheat Sheet, notes in...

  • Notable atheists

    From Wikipedia (English) : Atheism, in a broad sense, is the rejection of belief in the existence of deities; in a narrower sense, atheism is specifically the position that there are no deities. Living persons in this list are people whose atheism is relevant to their notable activities or public life, and who have publicly identified themselves as atheists.

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  • Clan MacDougall

    Clan MacDougall ☀☀☀ Officially registered clan, with Clan Chief, registered with the Lord Lyon Court. Please join the project and add information if you can. Contributions welcome - but please do not copy and paste Wiki!! Crest/Badge n a chapeau Gules furred Ermine, a dexter arm in armour embowed fessways couped Proper, holding a cross crosslet fitchée erec...

  • The United States Naval Academy

    [ ] The United States Naval Academy's campus is located in Annapolis, Maryland, at the confluence of the Severn River and the Chesapeake Bay. In its most recent report, the 2012 edition of U.S. News & World Report ranked the US Naval Academy as the No. 1 Public Liberal Arts College in the nation, tied for first with the US Military Academy.[7] In the category of High School Counselor Rankin...

  • Diplomacy & Diplomats Inter-War Period

    Political and Intellectual Trends of the Interwar Years Chronology of Major European Events Timeline of events preceding World War II Documents Relating to the Interwar Period, 1918-1939 List of Treaties (1916 - 1939) List of All Profiles in Project 1916 Sykes-Picot Agreement - France and the United Kingdom define spheres of influence in...

  • Prisons, Prisoners, and Outlaws

    This project is created to share information that may assist in understanding individuals who may not have lived up to societal mores. Often such individuals are considered 'black sheep' of the family. It's time to acknowledge the frailties of human nature that's prevalent in every family. Nobody is perfect. In genealogy, it is helpful to study the zeitgeist and F.A.N Club to better understan...

  • About Mississippi

    The best way to understand ancestors is to understand their geographical residence. This project provides information to facilitate such purpose. ----------------------------------------------------------------- Capital City: Jackson State Flower/Tree: Magnolia State Bird: Mockingbird State Land Mammal: White-Tailed Deer State Waterfowl: Wood Duck State Fish: Largemouth or Black...

  • DeWitt Clinton High School

    (This is a work in progress. This is a DRAFT of the final product.) DeWitt Clinton High School is an American high school located in the Bronx, New York City, New York. History Clinton opened in 1897 at 60 West 13th Street at the northern end of Greenwich Village under the name of Boys High School, although this Boys High School was not related to the one in Brooklyn. This school was ...

  • Imigrantes Portugueses ao Brasil de Concelhos Desconhecidos

    Este é um subprojeto relacionado ao Projeto Maior Brasil: Imigrantes Portugueses ao Brasil / Portuguese immigrants to Brazil Aqui estão relacionados perfis de imigrante portugueses ao Brasil que ainda não se tem certeza da origem. Eles deverão ser deslocados para o sub projeto de seus Concelhos de origem, tão logo se tenha certeza do evento. André...

  • Blacks in World War II

    This project is about Blacks that lived during and participated in World War II. The struggles and hardships that they had to enduring during the war--fighting for their own freedom against racism and discrimination on the homefront and on the battlefield. Project Photo ' Real African American History - World War II (1939 - 1945) A Short Timeline 1939-45 - "The treatme...

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  • Notable & Notorious New Yorkers

    no·ta·ble Adjective: worthy of attention or notice; remarkable noun: a famous or important person. no·to·ri·ous Adjective: famous or well known, typically for some bad quality or deed. Please add the profiles of prominent people who were born in the U.S. City of New York, lived in New York, or for whom New York is a significant part of their ...

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  • Jewish Communities of Burgenland

    BURGENLAND is one of the federal states of Austria, on the Hungarian border. Located in Burgenland were the "Seven Communities" ( Sheva Kehillot or Sieben Gemeinden ), noted for their outstanding yeshivot and eminent rabbis: Eisenstadt (Hung. Kismarton; Heb. א״ש) Mattersburg/ Mattersdorf (Hung. Nagymarton) Deutschkreutz (Hung. Sopronkeresztúr, Németk...

  • STARS on BROADWAY (NYC)

    It´s all about THE SHOW BIZ on BROADWAY! A Place to collect, collaborate and research the family lines of the Actors, Actresses, Vocalists, Musicians, Dancers, etc. (even most notables, such as, Great Composers/Playwrights, Theater Owners, exceptional- Costumers, Stylists, Stage Builders and Special Friends and Supporter of Art on Broadway). Resources ibdb provides records of pro...

  • Shoah in Belarus

    Belarus lost a quarter of its pre-war population, including most of its intellectual elite and 90% of the country’s Jewish population. Altogether, between 2,230,000 to 3.5 million people were killed in Belarus during the three years of German occupation. The Nazis imposed a brutal regime, deporting to Germany some 380,000 young people for slave labour, and killing hundreds of thousands...

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  • Tarvastu kalmistu

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

  • Notables of Native American Background

    What is a "notable?". "worthy of notice"; that is, "significant, interesting, or unusual enough to deserve attention or to be recorded". Notable in the sense of being "famous", or "popular"—although not irrelevant—is secondary. So let's celebrate our indigenous peoples (American Indian, First Nations, Aleuts, Caribbean Islands, Central and South American tribal peoples ... ) and...

  • The Civil War 1861-1865 United States of America

    Notes: PLEASE ensure you follow the naming convention listed below. If you find after you created a project and added profiles/related projects/content to it that the name is incorrect, please see the discussion Project Naming to have the name corrected. As we identify a way to control the sheer size of this project, we will update this main project. For now, please relate projects ...

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Institute of Technology=The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Founded in 1861 in response to the increasing industrialization of the United States, MIT adopted a European polytechnic university model and stressed laboratory instruction in applied science and engineering. Researchers worked on computers, radar, and inertial ...

  • Phillips Academy

    Phillips Academy=Phillips Academy Andover (also known as Phillips Academy, Andover, or PA) is a co-educational independent boarding preparatory school for boarding and day students in grades 9–12, along with a post-graduate (PG) year. The school is located in Andover, Massachusetts, United States, 25 miles north of Boston. The school has a student population of 1,138, and is selective, a...

  • Jewish families from Luka and Žlutice (Luck and Luditz), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the towns of Luka and Zlutice (Luck and Luditz) in Bohemia, Czech Republic. About Žlutice (Czech pronunciation: [ˈʒlucɪtsɛ]; German: Luditz) is a town and municipality in Karlovy Vary District in the Karlovy Vary Region of the Czech Republic. Jewish people came here probably in the 19th centur...

  • Notables of World War I

    World War I (WWI) , predominantly called the World War or the Great War was a major war centred in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918. It involved all the world's great powers, which were assembled in two opposing alliances: the Allies (based on the Triple Entente of the United Kingdom, France and Russia) and the Central Powers (originally centred around the Tri...

  • Shanghai Ghetto הגטו בשנחאי

    The Shanghai ghetto , formally known as the Restricted Sector for Stateless Refugees (無国籍難民限定地区 mukokuseki nanmin gentei chiku?), was an area of approximately one square mile in the Hongkou District of Japanese-occupied Shanghai, to which about 20,000 Jewish refugees were relocated by the Japanese-issued Proclamation Concerning Rest...

  • Tailors

    TAILOR A tailor is a person who makes, repairs, or alters clothing professionally, especially suits and men's clothing. Although the term dates to the thirteenth century, tailor took on its modern sense in the late eighteenth century, and now refers to makers of men's and women's suits, coats, trousers, and similar garments, usually of wool, linen, or silk. A tailor-made is a man's suit...

  • United Nations

    [ ] The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization established 24 October 1945, to promote international co-operation. A replacement for the ineffective League of Nations, the organization was created following the Second World War to prevent another such conflict. At its founding, the UN had 51 member states; there are now 193. The headquarters of the United Nations is situated...

  • Northwestern University

    University=Northwestern University (NU) is a private research university with campuses in Evanston and Chicago in Illinois, United States, as well as Doha, Qatar. Home to twelve schools and colleges, Northwestern offers 124 undergraduate degrees and 145 graduate and professional degrees.Northwestern was founded in 1851 by John Evans, for whom the City of Evanston is named, and eight other lawye...

  • United States House of Representatives from Illinois

    List of United States Representatives from Illinois=

  • Johns Hopkins University

    Johns Hopkins University= Johns Hopkins University (commonly referred to as Johns Hopkins, JHU, or simply Hopkins) is a private research university in Baltimore, Maryland. Founded in 1876, the university was named after its first benefactor, the American entrepreneur, abolitionist, and philanthropist Johns Hopkins. His $7 million bequest—of which half financed the establishment of The Jo...

  • Notable people in baseball

    This project is dedicated to all those who have made baseball America's pastime. Baseball is a bat-and-ball sport played between two teams of nine players each. The goal is to score runs by hitting a thrown ball with a bat and touching a series of four bases arranged at the corners of a ninety-foot square, or diamond. Players on one team (the batting team) take turns hitting against the pitch...

  • R-U106 (Y-DNA)

    This project is for people who have tested and been assigned the paternal haplogroup R-U106 (Y-DNA) and also for people who are believed to have been this paternal haplogroup based on tests done on descendants. The current naming convention is to use the terminal SNP, so R1b, U106* Also known as R1b1b2a1a (S21+), previously known as R1b1b2a From The R1b1b2a1 (S21+) is a prominent R1b subcla...

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