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  • Anglo Boer War 1899-1902 Cape Rebels captured and executed during the war

    During the Anglo Boer war those people who lived in the Cape Colony were British subjects. There was a great amount of sympathy amongst the Dutch speaking farmers in the Cape with their kinsmen in the two Boer republics who were fighting a war with the British empire. The Dutch-speaking Cape residents often had family ties to the Boers. The Second Anglo-Boer War had no sooner commenced with t...

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  • War of the Austrian Succession (1740-1748)

    en.wikipedia.org - War of the Austrian Succession The War of the Austrian Succession (1740–48) – including King George's War in North America, the War of Jenkins' Ear, and two of the three Silesian wars – involved most of the powers of Europe over the question of Maria Theresa's succession to the realms of the House of Habsburg. The war began under the pretext that Ma...

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  • People executed on order of English monarchs

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

  • Jewish Families of Swarzędz (formerly Schwernsenz)

    Swarzedz is located at 52°25' N 17°05' E 166 mi W of Warszawa. It is a small town about 13 km from Poznan. Jewish settlers were living there for many years. A web site at offers some insight into the present day town. The Jewish population in the 1800's was limited, with many people moving to the larger cities by the early 1900's. Yad Vashem records 154 people who were born in S...

  • Jewish Communities in Germany

    This is an umbrella project for Jewish Communities in Germany. Please list all related projects on this page. The first Jewish population in the region to be later known as Germany came with the Romans to the city now known as Cologne. A "Golden Age" in the first millennium saw the emergence of the Ashkenazi Jews, while the persecution and expulsion that followed the Crusades led to the c...

  • Xhosa Royalty of Southern Africa

    Birth numbering only approximate; confounded by dearth of dates and polygamous practices meaning that numbers of mothers can all birth half-siblings within the same time span; and by the occasional tendency to position the heir - son of the Great Wife - as the first son, when he is often amongst the youngest. Descent line from Tshawe a Tshawe b c1675 b Ngcwangu c Sikhomo ...

  • Metaal-bewerkers in de familie

    goud-smeden------koper-slagers---blik-slagers---lood-gieters---tin-gieters---brons-gieters-------cadmium------kwik-----ijzer----zilver-smeden--zink----Nikkel Metalen --Aluminium --- Chroom --- Goud --- IJzer --- Legeringen== Staal~~Fer de Berlin~~ [+] Aardalkalimetaal (6 C, 7 P) [+] Alkalimetaal (5 C, 7 P) - Mangaan Nyrstar Patina Stanniool Titaan Tumbaga Vanadium mijnbouwbedrijven ...

  • The Oxford-Cambridge Boat Race

    The Boat Race is an annual rowing race between the Oxford University Boat Club and the Cambridge University Boat Club, rowed between competing eights on the River Thames in London, England. It is also known as the University Boat Race and the Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race, from 2010–2012 for sponsorship reasons as the Xchanging Boat Race, and from 2013 as the BNY Mellon Boat Race. It us...

  • Australian Portal

    Welcome to the Australian Portal on Geni This Australian Portal has been created to: Link together existing Australian projects Encourage new Australian projects to be created Encourage collaboration between Australian-based Geni users, and Geni users worldwide who have Australian interests and connections Promote and facilitate Australian genealogical research Promote Australia, ...

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  • Bound for South Australia

    Bound for South Australia Portal page for projects related to immigration to South Australia. Here is a video to get you in the mood: Bound For South Australia South Australia was an unusual settlement within the British Empire. Unlike the older colonies on Australia’s eastern seaboard there were to be no convicts, and this commitment to a ‘free’ settlement was fiercely...

  • Eesti prohvetid

    Siiani oleme kuulnud prohvetlusest võõrsil ,kuid meile teada olevate andmete alusel hakkasid prohvetlikud hääled XVI -ndal sajandil kõlama ka Eestis , võimalik et isegi varasemal perioodil omasid nn. metsatargad nägemise võime . Kes on üldse Prohvet? Prohvetite esmaseks ülesandeks on olla jutlustaja, sõltumatult om...

  • Deserter - South Australia

    Deserters that may have changed their names in South Australia This is a project to identify Deserters from the Navy, Merchant Navy and any other situation that would cause an individual to change their name. The Police Gazette has announcements and descriptions of these persons. Participation is desired, please request to join this project, if you can add to it in any way. You can copy ori...

  • American slaves

    The profiles in this project may be incomplete. It's all we know at this time. Naming conventions Also see: Naming Conventions of US Slaves . First name : Ned Middle name : (blank) Last name : (blank) Birth surname : (blank) Display name : Ned, slave of Agnes Witt Also known as : List of other slave owners EX; Ned the slave of John Blue, Ned the slave of Fred Ugly About : An...

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  • New Religious Movement Founders

    New Religious Movements are those traditions, either independent religions or movements within existing religious frameworks, established from roughly 1800 C.E. forward. Some famous examples include the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the Jehovah's Witnesses, Christian Science, Pentecostalism, Scientology, Wicca, the Baha'i Faith, Chabad-Lubavitch Hasidism, and Messianic Judaism. ...

  • Team USA Gymnasts

    This project celebrates gymnasts who have competed on the U.S. national team. Both past and present gymnasts, male and female, are covered by the scope of the project. The fields of gymnastics in the United States include artistic, rhythmic, acrobatic, and trampoline and tumbling (T&T). When adding a gymnast to the project, please list them under the proper heading(s) and include their years ...

  • 1916 Easter Rising - Ireland

    1916 Easter Rising The Easter Rising (Irish: Éirí Amach na Cásca ), also known as the Easter Rebellion, was an armed insurrection staged in Ireland during Easter Week, 1916. The Rising was mounted by Irish republicans with the aims of ending British rule in Ireland, seceding from the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and establishing an independent Irish Republ...

  • Original Proprietors of Haddam, Connecticut

    Please add profiles for the founders of Haddam, Connecticut to this project, and link to the index in bold when done. From A Brief History of Haddam Plantation at Thirty Mile Island In 1660 the Connecticut Colonial Legislature sent Matthew Allyn and Samuel Willys down the Connecticut River from Hartford to purchase land from the Wangunk Indian Tribe at the place the English called 'Land o...

  • United States men's national soccer team members

    The United States men's national soccer team , often referred to as the USMNT , represents the United States in international soccer. It is controlled by the United States Soccer Federation and competes in CONCACAF (the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football). The team is ranked 13th in the world according to both the FIFA World Rankings and the World Footba...

  • Portuguese-Spanish Jewish Journey to Jamaica

    This is sub-project of the Master Project for Jamaica: Jamaica Out Of many, One People"' . In 1700, there were more Jews in Spanish Town than in all of North America, and by 1730, Jews represented 12 percent of the white population of Jamaica. In the 18th century, Ashkenazi Jews began arriving from England and Germany, joining the Sephardi Jews who had begun to arrive a century earlier. I...

  • Early Norman Families: de Tancerville

    The de Tancarville family was a Norman family who held the hereditary title of Chamberlain of Normandy and whose name was derived from the village of Tancarville. The office of Chamberlain was one of the most important offices in the royal or ducal court, being responsible for the financial management of the royal household and related domestic affairs. The family of the Chamberlain, who were...

  • Familienbuch Zellhausen (family book of Zellhausen) 1500 - 1910

    English: Zellhausen In the 7th century, the outlying Zellkirche (“Cell Church”, albeit not in the modern meaning; “cell” here means “outlying monastic community”), which was consecrated to Saint George, is believed to have been an Irish-Scottish-run mission. The fortifications around the church are thought to have been forsaken in the 13th century. ...

  • University of Michigan

    of Michigan=The University of Michigan (UM, U-M, UMich, or U of M), frequently referred to as simply Michigan, is a public research university located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States. It is the state's oldest university and has two satellite campuses located in Flint and Dearborn. The university was founded in 1817 in Detroit as the Catholepistemiad, or University of Michigania, about 20 ...

  • Miami University

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

  • Pro Football Hall of Fame

    Please note that this refers to the hall of fame for American football , not association football (soccer) . Pro Football Hall of Fame Web site: Hall of Famers by Year of Enshrinement

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  • Fraternidade Descendência Americana

    Neste projeto procuramos identificar os troncos das famílias americanas, que emigraram para o Brasil após a Guerra Civil Americana, contribuindo enormemente para a fundação da Cidade de Americana em São Paulo. Houve outro foco de imigração para o Estado do Pará, mas não tratamos deste grupo aqui. Em Santa Bárbara d'Oeste ex...

  • College Football Hall of Fame

    College Football Hall of Fame Web site: The National Football Foundation's College Football Hall of Fame represents the highest level of achievement for players and coaches, a shrine for amateur football. Of the nearly 5 million players and coaches who have participated in college football in the last 141 years, just over a thousand have been inducted into the Hall. Gold Medal Award Recip...

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  • American Football Players

    FOUNDERS & CONTRIBUTERS Walter Camp , known as the "Father of American Football" is the person who founded the rules for what we know as American Football. Fielding Yost invented the position of linebacker, co-created the first ever bowl game, the 1902 Rose Bowl, with then legendary UM athletic director Charles Baird, invented the fieldhouse concept that bears his name, and supervised the...

  • "So You're on a Stamp?!"

    Portraits on Stamps~Briefmarken~Postzegels~Timbres-poste EN: People that were/are on stamps for various countries FR: Personnalités figurant sur un timbre-poste, (For French stamps See dedicated Project ). DE: Bekannte Leute auf Briefmarken NL: Profielen met een afbeelding op postzegels in diverse landen Musicians on stamps This subject has fascinated me for years. How do...

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  • Imigrantes portugueses ao Brasil/portugueses imigrantes

    João Lopes da Costa Guimarães, nasceu a 20 de Dezembro de 1824, na freguesia de São Pedro de Azurém, Guimarães, Portugal. faleceu a 11-05-1903, em São Mamede de Cepães Fafe, Portugal.. Filho de António José Lopes, natural de São Romão de Mesão Frio, Guimarães, e de Susana Rosa Maria da Costa, natural de S...

  • Ashkenazi DNA - Founding Mothers

    Ashkenazi DNA - Founding Mothers

  • Columbia University

    Columbia University Columbia University in the City of New York, commonly referred to as Columbia University, is an American private Ivy League research university located in New York City, New York, United States. Columbia is the oldest institution of higher learning in the state of New York, the fifth oldest in the United States, and one of the country's nine Colonial Colleges founded bef...

  • Puriņu dzimtaskoks

    Uzvārds Puriņš tiek rakstīts - Purrin, Purring, Purrinsch, Purin, Purriņsch, Purris

  • Anglo Boer War/Boer Oorlog (1899-1902) - Casualties

    The Anglo Boer War (1899-1902) - Casualties This project is an extension of the The Anglo Boer War (1899-1902) . This is a place where we can add information about both British/Colonial and Boer casualties of the Anglo-Boer War, somewhere to assemble profiles of these men who are on Geni and to share interesting tales and anecdotes about them. According top the Encyclopaedia Britannica near...

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

    Standerton Photo's with thanks to eGGSA People in this camp 1242 People who died in this camp 1068 Few camps can have had as miserable a start as Standerton. The camp was probably begun about December 1900. Before it was handed over to the civilian administration in February 1901, the local district commissioner had put Mr van Musschenbroek in charge but the camp was left ‘(m...

  • Cimze seminary 1839-1890 - teachers and students

    Jānis Cimze founded a seminary - called also as Cimze Seminary or Vidzeme Teachers' Seminary or later Walk's Seminary in 1839 in Wolmar (Livonia (current Valmiera in Latvia)) and in 1849 the seminary moved to Walk (Livonia (joint town of current Valka in Latvia and Valga in Estonia)). Students to that seminary came among the Latvian (3/4) and Estonian (1/4) speaking population throughout...

  • Razzia BEVERWIJK & VELSEN-Noord ‧ 16 april 1944

    Razzia BEVERWIJK & VELSEN-Noord tijdens bezetting Nederland Digitaal monument ‧ Wat gebeurde 16 april 1944 ? Op 16 april 1944 werden 486 jongemannen uit Beverwijk en Velsen-Noord door de bezetter weggevoerd van wie velen nooit zijn teruggekeerd. Meer documentatie en fotomateriaal over de slachtoffers vindt u op de website van ... ‧ digitaal monument ‧ de Kampen van be...

  • Governors of New France (1534-1763)

    Gouverneurs de la Nouvelle-France . . . _____________________________________________________ Historical Context (Under construction) 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 abandon...

  • The Jewish community of Eisenstadt

    Eisenstadt (Hungarian: Kismarton), is a city in Austria, the state capital of Burgenland . The Jewish community of Eisenstadt was one of the oldest in Hungary. Its town charter of 1373 noted that Jews lived both within and outside the city walls. However, there is evidence that Jews had arrived in this area with the Roman Legions, well over 1,000 years before. In 1622, Eisenstadt came under t...

  • Nedre Eiker

    Nedre Eiker , is said to be the first county in Norway to be populated. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Eiker , Eicker , Eker , Eikjar , Eger , Egher , Eier , Eyker , Æikium , Aikum these are just some of the ways , the name of the county have been speled thru time. ------------------------------...

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  • KADIM

    kakek mak ayah

  • Lord Mayors of London

    Overview and Scope of Project The goal of this project is to bring all the Lord Mayors of London at one meeting place. wikipedia: wikipedia: Note: the position of Lord Mayor of London is NOT the same as Mayor of London The incumbent Lord Mayor of London is Michael Bear ) The incumbent Mayor of London is Boris Johnson - Wikipedia Boris Johnson is a Mayor of London and NOT a Lor...

  • Quaker Ancestor Roster

    Join this Project and bring your ancestor's profile! The more the merrier. Feel free to break out into "associated projects" as well. The Religious Society of Friends The Quakers, or Friends , were formed in the mid-17th Century by an English shoemaker, George Fox (1624-1691). His core belief was that man did not need an intermediary to establish a relationship with God — no trained ...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Confidence, 1638

    Bring your ancestors on over. Profiles must be set to public. from Southampton, England to New England 24 April 1638 Another transcription of this voyage can be seen: Passenger List  for the Confidence 1638 List of passengers from Southampton for New England 24 April 1638 by the 'Confidence' of London, two hundred tons - Master Mr. John Gibson. - "by vertue of the Lord Treasu...

  • Nilambur Kovilakam Royal Family

    Nilambur Kingdom or Nilambur Kovilakam was a former feudal city-state in present day Kerala state, India,situated near to the Nilgiri range of the Western Ghats.[1] It was ruled by Samantha Kshatriyas who were the vassals of the Zamorins of Calicut, with the capital located 25 kilometers north of Manjeri in present day Malappuram district. Famous Vettakkorumakan Kovil (famous for Pattutsavam) a...

  • Holocaust in Romania

    Early modern history In 1623, the Jews in Transylvania were awarded certain privileges by Prince Gabriel Bethlen, who aimed to attract entrepreneurs from Ottoman lands into his country; the grants were curtailed during following decades, when Jews were only allowed to settle in Gyulafehérvár (Alba Iulia). Transylvania was annexed to Hungary after the Holocaust. Among the privi...

  • Genealogy Software overview

    Genealogy Software for Personal Devices The purpose of this project is to supply information regarding Genealogy Software available for personal devices and to offer some feedback on specific packages from GENi users. It is a collaborative project which hopefully will offer guidance to those choosing such software. There are many databases which are specifically designed to record family hi...

  • Standish line - Captain Miles/Myles Standish of the Mayflower

    There is controversy on the ancestry of Captain Myles Standish of the Mayflower-- but we can at least try to clean up what we do know. We do not have Myles' parentage OR the town of his birth. His first wife, Rose, doesn't have a maiden name -- some say she is the sister of his second wife, Barbara. Barbara's parentage is also unknown. Myles Standish (born circa 1584- 31 October 1656) marri...

  • Jewish families Wielkie Oczy

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Wielkie Oczy, Poland A Story of the Jews of Wielkie Oczy YouTube Video Rabbis of "BIG EYES" Wielkie Oczy רבני וייעלקאצי Location: Coordinates: 50°1′22″N 23°9′44″E Wielkie Oczy [&#x...

  • Geni Українською

    Project goal is to enable Geni for Ukrainian-only speaking user. Проект має на меті зробити користування Geni зручни...

  • The Silent Era

    People who have made significant contribution to silent films: actors, directors, writers, etc. Top grossing silent films in the United States as calculated by Variety magazine in 1932. The dollar amounts are not adjusted for inflation. The Birth of a Nation (1915) - $10,000,000 The Big Parade (1925) - $6,400,000 Ben-Hur (1925) - $5,500,000 Way Down East (1920) - $5,000,000 The Go...

  • Aleppo, Syria's Legendary Jewish Community

    The Continuing Mysteries of the Aleppo Codex 2014 The Aleppo Codex Read Online Aleppo, Syria Aleppo , Aram Soba (Tsova) and Halab are interchangeable names for the same city in northwest Syria. Aleppo was the name given to Halab by the Italian merchants in the 14th and 15th centuries. 500 - 900CE Jewish settlement in Aleppo has continued uninterruptedly since Roman times. Th...

  • Governors of Essequibo (1616-1814)

    Gouverneurs van Essequebo . . . _____________________________________________________ Historisch perspectief (Historical Context) Reeds in 1581 ontstond een kleine Zeeuwse kolonie bij de rivier Pomeroon (huidig Guyana), maar die werd in 1596 door Spanjaarden en indianen verwoest. De inwoners trokken naar een eiland op de nabije rivier Essequibo, waar ze onder leiding van Joost van d...

  • Family Löwenfeld and descendants

    Search for members and a descendant of Moses Wolfgang Löwenfeld and Charlotte Lea Eva Löwenfeld, after the children Maximillian, Julie, Alexander, Siegfried, Laura, Emilie, Clara, Fritz and Viktor Lowenfeld and their descendants. They live in Prag ,Wien ,London, Berlin and ??

  • Battle of Elandslaagte.

    21 October 1899 The British having just won the Battle of Talana on 20 October 1899 were not expecting any more trouble from the Boers. However a cavalry force led by General French encountered the Johannesburg Commando under Kommandant Kock just north of Ladysmith. The British rushed reinforcements by train to the scene and attacked the Boers who were encamped behind a horseshoe-shaped ring ...

  • Marcher Lords of England and Wales

    Marcher Lords of England and Wales A Marcher Lord (Welsh: Barwn y Mers) was a strong and trusted noble appointed by the King of England to guard the border (known as the Welsh Marches) between England and Wales. A Marcher Lord is the English equivalent of a margrave (in the Holy Roman empire) or a marquis (in France). In this context the word march means a border region or frontier, and is ...

  • 1820 Settlers - Southey's Party

    Southey's Party Main Reference The Settler Handbook by MD Nash and 1820 Settlers.com 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 di...

  • South African Stamouers/Progenitors - Connections to Europe

    Concept Project under construction... Think a sister project would be maybe to change 1st arrivals into a Cape of Good Hope project to tie in with New Amsterdam projects .. and then creating a series of projects for each port of call of the VOC ships...? Exciting times in Geni. Our South African Tree "Canopy"- up to the progenitors is maturing quite nicely. We have a few connections even ...

  • Bol, Island Brač / Bol, otok Brač

    Bol is a town on the south of the island of Brač in the Split-Dalmatia County of Croatia, population 1,661 (2005) Surnames to be found in Bol, island Brač Marinković Karmelić Eterović Cvitanić Pavišić Bodlović Baković Karninčić Jakšić Šćepanović Breš...

  • Selca, Island Brač / Selca, otok Brač

    Selca is a small town on eastern side of the island of Brač within the Split-Dalmatia county of Croatia. Surnames to be found today in Selca, island Brač ( NB some are recent arrivals to Selca, with only one or two generations ) Trutanić Nižetić Bezmalinović Bošković Štambuk Ursić Eterović Vuković Jakš...

  • South African Stamouers/Progenitors - Mapping the arrival of VOC ships and passengers to the Cape

    Background The VOC fitted out some 4,700 ships, nearly 1,700 in the seventeenth century and a good 3,000 in the eighteenth. Between 1602 and 1700, 317,000 people sailed from Europe on these ships, while between 1700 and 1795 this total reached 655,000. Although some of it is missing, a huge amount of information is available through various sources about arrivals and departures to and from ...

  • Early Families of Fenwick's Colony / Cumberland County, New Jersey

    The earliest permanent settlements in Cumberland County were along the Cohansey River. Between 1680 and 1700, settlers had begun to carve out of the South Jersey wilderness a home for themselves and their families. Meaningful permanent settlement in what is now called Cumberland County dates from 1675 when John Fenwick purchased his tenth of West New Jersey from Lord John Berkeley . Fenwick e...

  • United States Territorial Governors

    United States Territorial Governors=Governors of territorial areas of the United States that are today part of a U.S. State. Includes Provisional GovernorsLists of United States territorial governors‎ (provides a link to each territory):

  • Famous South Africans

    A project intended to record all the famous South Africans on our Geni tree: from writers, to statesmen & women, to sports heroes. Hierdie Projek is bedoel om al die bekende Suid-Afrikaners aan te teken op ons Geni boom: van skrywers, tot staatshoofde en vroue, tot sport helde. (1) How to Add a Profile to a Project Page (2) Suggested Letter to Profile Managers of Profiles added to this ...

  • The Children's Friend Society - Master Canadian List

    The Children's Friend Society - Master Canadian List The following is a list of list of children that were sent to Canada as part of the Children's Friends Society emigration scheme. Some of these children were not really children and others mere babes either taken away from their parents or sent from children's homes and workhouses in England. See also the various ships listed on the Main ...

  • Lost and found in Australia

    Lost and found in Australia This project is designed to re-unite families to lost individuals on the tree. How many of us had that "Uncle" or "Best Mate of Dads" that did not seem to have any family? How many times in your research do you find someone, who, is a mystery, you want to add him to the tree, but, have no idea where he/she belongs. This is a way to honour that person, and, a plac...

  • Brown University

    Brown University Brown University is an American private Ivy League research university located in Providence, Rhode Island, United States. Founded in 1764 prior to American independence from the British Empire as the College in the English Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations early in the reign of King George III (1760–1820), Brown is the third oldest institution of hig...

  • 1820 Settlers - Parker's Party

    Parker's Party Additional information from South African Settlers 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 He...

  • Familie/Family Barnard

    Barnard family history records that the surname descends from the Germanic name Bernhard, from the elements bern (bear) plus hard (brave, hardy, or strong). It is claimed by Hebrew scholars to be a symbol of the Israelite tribe of Issachar. Variations occur as Baer, Ber, Berr, Behr, Bernhardt, Bernard, or Barnard. The first known instance was Hugo Bernard from Lincolnshire in 1130. Henry Bernar...

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  • Häädemeeste luteri kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need, kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Häädemeeste luteri kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Riiklik kultuurimälestiste register vt. registrist ka kaasnevaid fotosid. -----------------------------------------------------------...

  • Norwegian American

    Emigration from Norway to the United States of America. This project is about emigrants from Norway to USA. Index Links Norwegian-American Settlements in The US From which county in Norway was the emigrants born? Østfold Akershus Oslo Hedmark Oppland Buskerud Vestfold Telemark Aust Agder Vest Agder Rogaland Hordaland Sogn og Fjordane Møre ...

  • "Noam Elimelech" Weissblum of Lizensk Family Tree

    The aim of the project is to rectify and clean up the Noam Elimelech Weissblum of Lizensk Family Tree. Please add all your findings, and the collaborators will sort out all the relevent sources. ----------------------------------- LIPMAN / WEISBLUM? • Elimelech of Lizhensk father's name was Eliezer Lipman, not Weisblum. • The Name Weisblum a...

  • Jewish Families of Warsaw

    Warsaw was built on the banks of the Vistula River. The city has been capital of various reorganizations of Poland's territory since the 16th century, when Zygmunt III, commemorated in the famous Zymunt Column, moved the capital of Poland from Krakow. The history of Warsaw spans over 1400 years. In that time, the city evolved from a cluster of villages to the capital of a major European power...

  • New Zealand Settler Ships - Martha Ridgeway 1840

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

  • Prominent Genealogists

    This project is to assemble prominent genealogists - the scholars who studied the descent of persons or families. It is organized by area of the world and historical period. Please add your ancestor or role model to the project (must be set to public). Collaborators, feel free to update the overview, particularly in indexing "notables." Sovereign Dynasties - Western Europe Rev. James An...

  • 23rd Virginia Infantry - Company G (CSA), US Civil War Project

    Company G === need to lookup ==The purpose of this project is to document all the profiles of the men who served in this unit. Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

  • Princeton University

    Princeton University is a private research university located in Princeton, New Jersey, United States. It is one of the eight universities of the Ivy League, and one of the nine Colonial Colleges founded before the American Revolution. Princeton provides undergraduate and graduate instruction in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and engineering. Princeton does not have sch...

  • 56th Virginia Infantry - Company F (CSA), US Civil War Project

    Company F =The purpose of this project is to document all the profiles of the men who served in this unit. Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

  • 56th Virginia Infantry (CSA), US Civil War Project

    56th Virginia Infantry=== Summary and Engagements ==This is an umbrella project for all of the companies of the 56th Virginia Infantry. See the Related Projects for details. Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

  • African Jewry: A Microcosm of the Jewish Diaspora.

    There has been an endless fascination with the prophecy by Isaiah the Prophet that the Lord will “recover the remnant of his people, which shall be left, from Assyria, and from Egypt, and from Pathros, and from Cush, and from Elam, and from Shinar, and from Hamath, and from the islands of the sea.” Isaiah (11:11) Eldad HaDani and other writers during the Middle Ages traveled...

  • Governors of the Netherlands Antilles

    Gouverneurs van de Nederlandse Antillen (sinds 1634) Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius, Sint Maarten . _____________________________________________________ Historical Context (Under construction) Governors Gobernadores de las Islas Inútiles (1499-1634) Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao 1526-1528 : Juan Martínez de Ampiés 1528-1533 : Am...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Elizabeth, 1634 & 1635

    THE GREAT MIGRATION: SHIPS TO NEW ENGLAND 1633-35 It an amazing story of Providence and the skill of English seamen that dozens of Atlantic ocean passages were made in little wooden ships bringing our Puritan ancestors to America almost without mishap in the 1630's; the unhappy exception being the harrowing story of the Angel Gabriel , 1635, which met a terrible storm and cast up on the coast...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Anne & Little James, 1623

    Anne & Little James Arrived in Plymouth, Massachusetts July 10, 1623 "The ship Anne arrived in Plymouth in July, 1623 accompanied by the Little James, bringing new settlers along with many of the wives and children that had been left behind in Leyden when the Mayflower departed in 1620." Emigrant Ancestors, John Camden Hotten, 1874 "Built by the Plymouth Adventurers to remain at the...

  • Jewish families from Kasejovice, Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Kasejovice (Kassejowitz) in Bohemia, Czech Republic. Click on Photos and Documents on the right for several histories of the Jewish community of Kasejevice.

  • US House of Representative Connecticut

    As described, the member of the United States House of Representatives for the State of Connecticut.

  • United States Colored Troops

    History Former Georgia slaves played a critical but little-known role in the historic struggle that pried open the door to black enlistment in the U.S. military during the Civil War. The courage and bravery of the men who served in experimental all-black regiments helped convince President Lincoln to "rewrite" his historic Emancipation Proclamation. Lincoln's revision was the catalyst for t...

  • Indian Wars

    Indian Wars is the name used in the United States to describe a series of conflicts between White settlers or the federal government and the native peoples of North America. (This is a Master Project. We need help with expanding and fleshing out this project!) The wars were the result of the arrival of European colonizers who continuously expanded their territory pushing the indigenous popula...

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  • Notable Latinas of the Americas

    Latinas or Hispanic women have contributed to the culture of the world and to history in the Americas. In this list, I've focused on a few women of Hispanic heritage in the New World. List of notables Anita Garibaldi (Laguna, Santa Catarina, 30 de agosto de 1821 - Guiccioli Farm, Ravenna, Italia, 4 de agosto de 1849) Foi a companheira do revolucionário Giuseppe Garibaldi, sendo co...

  • Screen Actors Guild Award

    The Screen Actors Guild Award (also known as the SAG Award) is an accolade given by the Screen Actors Guild‐American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) to recognize outstanding performances in film and primetime television. The statuette given, a nude male figure holding both a mask of comedy and a mask of tragedy, is called "The Actor". It is 16 inches (41 cm) tall, ...

  • Argentinian Boers

    Between 1902 and 1907 many Afrikaner families left South Africa and sailed to Argentina as self-imposed exiles. The Anglo-Boer War had just ended. Those Afrikaners who left had, like their kinsmen, lost friends and family to the war effort or to the British concentration camps and were moving because they refused to live under English rule. The first group of exiles sailed from Table Bay ab...

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

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

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  • Benjamin Nye - Nye Family of America

    The Benjamin Nye Homestead & Museum includes his home, the old grainger hall and mill site at Old Country Road, E. Sandwich, MA, USA 02537. Owned and maintained by the Nye Family of America Association, Inc. - www.nyefamily.org.No records exist of his birth in England, nor the ship he came to America in during the 1630's Great Migration.

  • Sharpe Family of Vilna and Nashua, New Hampshire

    Welcome! This project is intended to facilitate genealogical and historical collaboration among those interested in the Sharpe family of Vilna, Lithuania and Nashua, New Hampshire (USA). How can you participate? (1) Add your branches to the Geni tree. This is a 100% shared collaboration and the tree belongs to all of us. Please do not duplicate existing entries. (2) Upload photo...

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