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  • Seven Years' War (1756-1763)

    Seven Years' War The Seven Years' War was a global military war between 1756 and 1763, involving most of the great powers of the time and affecting Europe, North America, Central America, the West African coast, India, and the Philippines. In the historiography of some countries, the war is alternatively named after combats in the respective theaters: the French and Indian War (North Americ...

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  • Doddridge County, West Virginia, USA

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

  • Slægtsnavn Lysholt, Fredericia

    Hvor stammer navnet Lysholt fra? Er navnet evt. taget fra Lysholtgård på Fyn, Søllested Sogn i Glamsbjerg? Lysholtgård udskilt fra Lille Lysholt [ ] Lysholt (Store og lille Lysholt - gårde og huse) [ ] Kort [ ] Og hvorfra stammer Jens Lysholt født ca. 1767?

  • Marshall County, West Virginia, USA

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

  • Lawton Family Surname Origin

    Lawton Name Meaning habitational name, common in Lancashire and Yorkshire, from Buglawton or Church Lawton in Cheshire, or Lawton in Herefordshire, named in Old English as ‘settlement on or near a hill’, or ‘settlement by a burial mound’, from hlaw ‘hill’, ‘burial mound’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.variant s...

  • Death by falling

    Accidental falling is the second leading cause of accidental death worldwide and is a major cause of personal injury, especially for the elderly. Builders, electricians, miners, and painters are occupations with high rates of fall injuries. In 2013 unintentional falls resulted in 556,000 deaths up from 341,000 deaths in 1990. notes Falls from buildings are often accidental but can also be c...

  • Earl Grey Irish Female Orphans in Australia

    Earl Grey famine female orphan emigration scheme Scope The scope of this project is to identify the girls and the families of the orphan girls who were part of the Earl Grey emigration scheme to Australia between 1848 and 1850. Explanation of Earl Grey’s Famine Orphan Scheme The Orphan Emigration Scheme commenced in October 1848 and when it was wound up due to opposition from the...

  • Virginia House of Burgesses

    The Virginia House of Burgesses was the first legislative assembly of elected representatives in North America. The word "Burgess" means an elected or appointed official of a municipality, or the representative of a borough in the English House of Commons. The House was established by the Virginia Company, who created the body as part of an effort to encourage English craftsmen to settle in...

  • Albemarle County, Virginia, USA

    Official Web Site Albemarle County was formed in 1744 by an act of the General Assembly. Its original land area included today's counties of Amherst, Buckingham, Fluvanna, and Nelson, much of Appomattox and part of Campbell. Albemarle County assumed its present boundaries in 1777. It was named in honor of William Ann Keppel, second Earl of Albemarle, who was then governor of the colony. The f...

  • College of William & Mary

    College of William & Mary=The College of William & Mary in Virginia (also known as The College, William & Mary, or W&M) is a public research university located in Williamsburg, Virginia, United States. Privately founded in 1693 by letters patent issued by King William III and Queen Mary II, it is the second-oldest institution of higher education in the United States after Harvard University.Wil...

  • Essex County, Virginia, USA

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

  • Mormon Pioneers 1867

    1867 This project is a sub project of the Mormon Pioneers (1847-1868) Master Project This page covers the Mormon Pioneers of 1867 only. Finding Aids Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah Chronological Company List Pioneer Index Search How to Participate Please collaborate on a specific year's (1847-1868) project page. If you have an ancestor who was a Mormon pioneer consult the lin...

  • Mormon Pioneers 1862

    1862 This project is a sub project of the Mormon Pioneers (1847-1868) Master Project This page covers the Mormon Pioneers of 1862 only. Finding Aids Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah Chronological Company List Pioneer Index Search How to Participate Please collaborate on a specific year's (1847-1868) project page. If you have an ancestor who was a Mormon pioneer consult the lin...

  • Chesterfield County, Virginia, USA

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

  • Suwalki Gubernia Families - Marriages and Immigration

    Update: I visited several of these towns in June 2012. I'll add photographs to the project, but for the most part, I could not learn anything from the cemeteries. Either they were destroyed, or impassable, or the stones were mostly illegible. This project will look at marriages from the late 18th century to the early 20th century between various families residing in the Suwalki District of wh...

  • Committees of Correspondence

    The Committees of Correspondence were the first governmental structure independent of the British Crown to be created in the 13 American Colonies. They were the precursor to the Continental Congress. The first example appeared in Boston in 1764 in response to the imposition of the Currency Act upon the Colonies by Parliament. The next year, similar committees were formed in New York and Bosto...

  • Die Groot Trek / The Great Trek

    The Great Trek / Die Groot Trek - South Africa 1835 - 1845 The Boers Probe the Hinterland Thus was Great Trek born. In secret, 'Commissie (Commission) Treks were established to explore the areas to the north and report back to the Boers. One went west to what is now Namibia and returned with a disappointing report, the others that assessed the Zoutpansberg (Salt Pan Mountains) mountains (in...

  • Monroe County, West Virginia, USA

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

  • Hopi Code Talkers

    Hopi Code Talkers, Heros of WWII and The Hopi Nation For years, the contributions of the ten Hopi Code Talkers were secret Hopi Code Talkers who served in the United States Army include: Franklin Shupla Warren Koiyaquaptewa Frank Chapella Travis Yaiva Charles Lomakema Percival Navenma Perry Honani, Sr. Floyd Dann, Sr.

  • South African Stamouers/Progenitors - Overview

    This project provides an informative overview of all the projects on SA Progenitors, & is NOT intended to have profiles attached to it . It is all-embracing and aims to have no political influences or connotations. We pay tribute to all our progenitors & their descendants, who are more than bodies of data on a World Tree, but embody, in us, the Bantu principle of “Ubuntu” ȁ...

  • Choked to Death

    Choked to Death Choking is the mechanical obstruction of the flow of air from the environment into the lungs. Choking prevents breathing, and can be partial or complete, with partial choking allowing some, although inadequate, flow of air into the lungs. Prolonged or complete choking results in asphyxia which leads to anoxia and is potentially fatal. Oxygen stored in the blood and lungs can k...

  • Corpus Christi College, Cambridge

    [ ] Corpus Christi College (full name: "The College of Corpus Christi and the Blessed Virgin Mary", often shortened to "Corpus", or previously "The Body") is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge.[1] It is notable as the only college founded by Cambridge townspeople:[2] it was established in 1352 by the Guild of Corpus Christi and the Guild of the Blessed Virgin Mary,[3] making...

  • Women of the Great Trek - South Africa 1835 - 1845

    Women of the Great Trek - South Africa 1835 - 1845 This project is connected to The Great Trek / Die Groot Trek - South Africa 1835 - 1845 project. There is a list of these women at Taaloord.co.za which could help you identify some of the women connected to your family history. How to Participate To participate in a project you do need to first be a collaborator - so join the project! L...

  • Homicide by gunshot

    From America's Top Killing Machine For the better part of a century, the machine most likely to kill an American has been the automobile. Car crashes killed 33,561 people in 2012, the most recent year for which data is available, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Firearms killed 32,251 people in the United States in 2011, the most recent year for which the Cen...

  • Voortrekkers van Suid Afrika

    Hierdie is hoofsaaklik om die Voortrekkers te bespreek. This is mainly to discuss the Voortrekkers of South Africa. See Afrikaans version under the English. OORSIG The Voortrekkers (Afrikaans and Dutch for pioneers, literally "those who trek ahead", "fore-trekkers") were emigrants during the 1830s and 1840s who left the Cape Colony (British at the time, but founded by the Dutch) moving into...

  • Cannibals

    "The time has come," the Walrus said, "To talk of many things: Of shoes--and ships--and sealing-wax-- Of cabbages--and kings-- And why the sea is boiling hot-- And whether pigs have wings." -- Lewis Carroll, "The Walrus and the Carpenter" History from Cannibalism was widespread in the past among humans throughout the world, continuing into the 19th century in some isol...

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  • Whaling

    Whaling is the hunting of whales primarily for meat and oil. Its earliest forms date to at least 3000 BC. Various coastal communities have long histories of sustenance whaling and harvesting beached whales. Industrial whaling emerged with organized fleets in the 17th century; competitive national whaling industries in the 18th and 19th centuries; and the introduction of factory ships along with...

  • Whaleship Essex

    The Essex was an American whaleship from Nantucket, Massachusetts . The ship, captained by George Pollard, Jr., was widely known for being attacked and sunk by a sperm whale in the southern Pacific Ocean in 1820 – an incident that served as inspiration for Herman Melville's 1851 novel, Moby-Dick. Crew of the Essex Captain George Pollard, Jr. First Mate Owen Chase Second Mate ...

  • Jewish Families from Nadworna, Galicia now Nadvirna, Ukraine

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Nadworna, Galicia now known as Nadvirna, Ukraine. Other names for the shtetl are Nadvirna [Ukr], Nadwórna [Pol], Nodvorna [Yid], Nadvornaya [Rus], Nadvorna, Nadwirna, Nadverne. Pages for Nadworna can be found at: Jewish Gen Gesher Galicia Jewish Galicia & Bukovina JRI Poland You are also invited to join...

  • Jewish Communities of Galicia - קהילות היהודים בגליציה

    This project is an "Umbrella Project" for all of the Jewish Communities of Galicia (now Western Ukraine and Southeastern Poland). See the examples for Krakow , Lemberg , Przemyśl , Tarnopol , and Tarnow . and Daleshowa ( Jewish Communities (Shtetls) of Ukraine ) Please feel free to add more towns or create town projects for these towns and add them to this page. Then add public pro...

  • 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...

  • Jewellers

    Considered to be decorative art, or a crafts-based applied art, jewellery (jewelry) is one of the oldest categories of precious object. There are many different types of jewellery, including: crowns tiaras necklaces earrings amulets bracelets rings studs brooches torcs chains tie-pins hat-pins hairpins belt and shoe buckles ankle bracelets and toe rings. watc...

  • Washington University in St. Louis

    University in St. Louis=Washington University in St. Louis (Wash. U., or WUSTL) is a private research university located in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Founded in 1853, and named after George Washington, the university has students and faculty from all 50 U.S. states and more than 120 countries. Twenty-two Nobel laureates have been affiliated with Washington University, nine having done...

  • Tasmania, Australia Portal

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

  • Cimetière Notre-Dame-des-Neiges

    Founded in 1854, Cimetière Notre-Dame-des-Neiges is a 343-acre (139 ha) cemetery located in the borough of Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The entrance and the grounds run along a part of Côte-des-Neiges road and up the slopes of Mount Royal. Notre-Dame-des-Neiges Cemetery is the largest cemetery in Canada and the third-largest i...

  • Art Collectors

    Art collecting was common among the wealthy in the Ancient World in both Europe and East Asia, and in the Middle Ages, but developed in its modern form during the Renaissance and continues to the present day. This project is to showcase the showcasers. Please add your profiles: must be set to public. Project collaborators, please feel free to update the project page, add resources, documents,...

  • Lords of Ütgenbach

    Coming Soon UPDATE 10-04-2014 Working presently will up-date as the work develops This is the story of confessors and inquisitors, Knights and combat, witch trials and heretics, amidst a cast of stoic characters in an age of intrigue! We will attempt to answer some of history's greatest mysteries and unlock many hidden secrets... Chronik Schloss Hülchrath Moischt is a part of M...

  • Wetzel County, West Virginia, USA

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

  • Imigrantes ao Brasil (Immigrants to Brazil)

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

  • Brock University

    Brock University is a public research university located in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada. It is the only university in Canada that is located in a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, located at the centre of Canada's Niagara Peninsula on the Niagara Escarpment. The university bears the name of Maj.-General Sir Isaac Brock, who was responsible for defending Upper Canada against the United States during...

  • Brandon University

    Brandon University is a Canadian university located in the city of Brandon, Manitoba, with an enrollment of 3700 (2013) full-time and part-time undergraduate and graduate students. The current location was founded on July 13, 1899, as Brandon College as a Baptist institution. It was chartered as a university by then President Dr. John E. Robbins on June 5, 1967. The enabling legislation is the ...

  • Athabasca University

    Athabasca University (AU) is a Canadian university specializing in online distance education and one of four comprehensive academic and research universities in Alberta. Founded in 1970, it was the first Canadian university to specialize in distance education.==Origins==Athabasca University was created by the Alberta government in 1970. It was part of the expansion of the higher education syste...

  • Algoma University

    Algoma University (Algoma U) is a post-secondary institution in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada. Established in 1965, Algoma University is the smallest undergraduate-only university in Ontario. With a particular focus on the needs of Northern Ontario, Algoma U is a teaching-focused and student-centred post-secondary institution, specializing in liberal arts, sciences, and professional degree ...

  • Université du Québec

    The University of Quebec (Fr: Université du Québec ) is a system of ten provincially run public universities in Quebec, Canada. Its headquarters are in Quebec City. The university coordinates 300 programs for over 87,000 students. The government of Quebec founded the Université du Québec, a network of universities in several Quebec cities. In a similar fashion to oth...

  • Université du Québec en Outaouais

    The Université du Québec en Outaouais ( UQO ) is a branch of the Université du Québec located in Gatineau, Quebec, Canada. As of September 2010, combined enrolment at UQO's Gatineau and Saint-Jérôme campuses was 6,017, of which 4,738 were undergraduates and 1,279 postgraduate students. UQO offers more than 100 programs of study, including 30 master's an...

  • Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue

    The Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue , sometimes informally known as UQAT , is a public university within the Université du Québec network, with campuses in Val-d'Or and Rouyn-Noranda.==History==The Université was founded in 1970 as Services universitaires dans le Nord-Ouest québécois. The university was renamed Direction des ...

  • Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières

    The Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières (UQTR) (English: University of Quebec at Trois-Rivieres ), established in 1969 is a campus of the Université du Québec, located in Trois-Rivières, Quebec. The university has 14,510 students in 8 different campuses, including the main one in Trois-Rivières. About 1000 of them come from overseas, fro...

  • Université du Québec à Rimouski

    The Université du Québec à Rimouski (commonly referred to as UQAR) is a public university located in Rimouski, Quebec, Canada. Founded in 1969 as a satellite campus of the Université du Québec, UQAR provides access to higher education for the people of Bas-Saint-Laurent and the Gaspé Peninsula. It is the furthest north of any university in Québec...

  • Université du Québec à Chicoutimi

    The Université du Québec à Chicoutimi ( UQAC ) is a branch of the Université du Québec founded in 1969 and based in the Chicoutimi borough of Saguenay, Quebec. UQAC has secondary study centers in La Malbaie, Saint-Félicien, Alma and Sept-Îles. In 2003, 6583 students were registered and 209 professors worked for the university, making it the third...

  • Université du Québec à Montréal

    The Université du Québec à Montréal ( UQÀM ) is a comprehensive public university based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It is a French-language university and is the largest constituent element of the Université du Québec (UQ), a public university system.UQAM was founded on April 9, 1969 by the government of Quebec, through the merger of the É...

  • Canadian War Corrrespondents

    The purpose of this project is to collect all of the Geni profiles of Canadians who worked as a war correspondent during any war.

  • Legislative Council of Quebec

    From 1867 until 1968, the Legislative Council of Quebec (French; Conseil législatif du Québec ) was the unelected upper house of the bicameral legislature in the Canadian province of Quebec. The Legislative Assembly was the elected lower house.The Council was composed of 24 members, appointed by the Lieutenant Governor upon recommendation of the Premier. Each councillor nominally ...

  • Bloc populaire canadien

    The Bloc populaire canadien was a political party in the Canadian province of Quebec from 1942 to 1947. It was founded on September 8, 1942 by opponents of conscription during World War II. The party ran candidates at both federal and provincial levels.

  • Film producers

    producers=Film producers prepare and then supervise the making of a film before presenting the product to a financing entity or a film distributor. Either employed by a production company or independent, they help the creative people as well as the accounting personnel The average Hollywood film made in 2013 had just over 10 producer credits (3.2 producers, 4.4 executive producers, 1.2 co-produ...

  • Martha Warren Beckwith

    To create the Family tree of Martha Warren Beckwith Martha Warren Beckwith (January 19, 1871 – January 28, 1959) was an American folklorist and ethnographer, appointed to the first chair in Folklore established in the U.S.[1] She was born in Wellesley Heights, Massachusetts.[2] Martha Warren Beckwith (January 19, 1871 – January 28, 1959) was an American folklorist and ethnog...

  • Patrick County, Virginia, USA

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

  • United Empire Loyalists

    "The name United Empire Loyalists is an honorific given after the fact to those American Loyalists who resettled in British North America and other British Colonies as an act of fealty to King George III after the British defeat in the American Revolutionary War and prior to the Treaty of Paris." (Wikipedia) United Empire Loyalists May we always remember that these brave men and women, were...

  • American Old West

    Designed to capture contributors and participants in America's expansion westward from the east coast. Including politicians, newsmen, explorers, founding fathers, frontiersmen, mountainmen, railroadmen, lawmen, outlaws, gunfighters, etc. Notable people of the American Old West Artists Frederic Remington - Artist who specialized in the American Old West Explorers Sacajawea , S...

  • Alutiiq and Aleuts of Alaska

    Notables among the Alutiiq and Aleuts of Alaska. The Aleut (Unangax̂) and Alutiiq (Sugpiaq), are south and southwest Alaska, maritime peoples, both with similar cultures and spoken dialects from the same language family, although not mutually intelligible. They are also considered unrelated, although there has been a significant amount of marriages between the groups, resulting in some...

  • Baltimore Orioles (Baseball)

    The Baltimore Orioles are an American professional baseball team based in Baltimore, Maryland. The Orioles compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a member of the American League (AL) East division. One of the AL's eight charter franchises when the league was established in 1901 with President Ban Johnson; this particular franchise spent its first year as a major league club in Milwaukee, Wis...

  • Chicago Browns/Pittsburgh Stogies (1884) (Baseball)

    The Chicago Browns/Pittsburgh Stogies (also known as Chicago/Pittsburgh) were a short-lived professional baseball team in the Union Association of 1884. They were to battle the Chicago White Stockings, of the National League, for the Chicago baseball market, however the Browns lost that battle to the White Stockings. After a Baltimore mattress maker gave the club a degree of financial support, ...

  • Shawnee History

    The goal of this project is to develop genealogical and historical knowledge of the Shawnee, indigenous peoples of North America. Who are the Shawnee? (from ) Shawnee comes from the Algonquin word "shawun," meaning "southerner." Shawnee usually call themselves the Shawano or Shawanoe or Shawanese. They are an Algonquian-speaking people native to North America. Historically they inhabited ...

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  • Irish Settlement In South Australia

    Irish Australians (Irish: Gael-Astrálaigh) are an ethnic group of Australian citizens of Irish descent, which include immigrants from and descendants whose ancestry originates from the island of Ireland. Irish Australians have played a considerable part in the history of Australia. They came to Australia from the late eighteenth century on as convicts or settlers, and contributed to Aust...

  • People Connected to Worcestershire

    People Connected to Worcestershire Historic County of England See also Worcestershire - Main Page Historic Buildings of Worcestershire Worcestershire Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries & Graveyards HELP is always welcome - Please get involved!!

  • Speakers of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario

    The Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario is the presiding officer of the provincial legislature. Since 1990 the position has been elected by MPPs using a secret ballot. Previously, the Speaker had been appointed by the Premier of Ontario after consultation with the Leader of the Opposition and the leader of the third party and then ratified by the legislature. David Warner was the fir...

  • Speakers of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba

    The Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba is the presiding officer of the provincial legislature. Speakers of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba Independent Speakers Joseph Royal (March 15, 1871 to March 14, 1872) Curtis Bird (February 5, 1873 to December 22, 1874) Joseph Dubuc (March 31, 1875 to December 1878) John Sifton (February 1, 1879 to December 1879) Gilbert ...

  • Speakers of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia

    The Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia is the presiding officer of the British Columbia Legislative Assembly. The office of Speaker in British Columbia The Speaker is elected by the Members of the Legislative Assembly ("MLAs") by means of a secret ballot at the commencement of a new parliament, or on the death or retirement of the previous Speaker. Cabinet Ministers are...

  • People Connected to Wiltshire

    People Connected to Wiltshire Historical County of England See also Wiltshire - Main Page Historic Buildings of Wiltshire Wiltshire Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries & Graveyards Wiltshire Genealogical Resources The visitation of Wiltshire 1565 The visitation of Wiltshire 1623 Wiltshire Community History website , run by the Libraries and Heritage services of Wiltshire C...

  • Inventors

    Inventors Inventors are people who invent unique or novel devices, methods, compositions, processes or discoveries. This project is on History Link List of notable inventors For a complete list, please see: Inventors Project Profiles . Dr. Andre Cipriani , pioneered the development of the Cobalt-60 Therapy units which are used for the treatment of cancer and occupational radiation p...

  • Suicide by Hanging

    Suicide by Hanging Suicide by hanging is the act of intentionally killing oneself via suspension from an anchor-point or ligature point (e.g. an overhead beam or hook) by a ligature or by jumping from a height with a noose around the neck. Hanging is often considered to be a simple suicide method that does not require complicated techniques. However, a study of people who attempted suicide by...

  • University of Wisconsin–Madison

    of Wisconsin–Madison=The University of Wisconsin–Madison (also known as University of Wisconsin, Wisconsin, or regionally as UW, UW–Madison, or Madison) is a selective public research university located in Madison, Wisconsin, United States. Founded when Wisconsin achieved statehood in 1848, UW–Madison is the official state university of Wisconsin, and the flagship ca...

  • Speakers of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta

    The Speaker of the Alberta Legislative Assembly , is the presiding officer in the Legislative Assembly of Alberta. The Speaker is selected by secret ballot in the first session of a new legislative assembly. List of Speakers Liberal Charles W. Fisher (1905–1920) Charles Pingle (1920–1922) United Farmers Oran McPherson (1922–1926) George Johnston (1926&...

  • Speakers of the Canadian Senate

    The Speaker of the Senate of Canada (French: Président du Sénat du Canada) is the presiding officer of the Senate of Canada. The speaker represents the Senate at official functions, rules on questions of parliamentary procedure and parliamentary privilege, and oversee debates and voting in the red chamber. This position is often misunderstood as being equivalent to that in the Hou...

  • Speakers of the Canadian House of Commons

    The Speaker of the House of Commons of Canada (French: Président de la Chambre des communes ) is the presiding officer of the lower house of the Parliament of Canada and is elected at the beginning of each new parliament by fellow Members of Parliament (MPs). The Speaker's role in presiding over Canada's House of Commons is similar to that of speakers elsewhere in other countries that us...

  • Presidents of the National Assembly of Quebec

    The President of the National Assembly of Quebec (French; Le Président de l'Assemblée nationale du Québec ) is the presiding officer of the National Assembly of Quebec, Canada, which is modeled after the Westminster parliamentary system. In other parliaments and legislatures the equivalent position is often called the "Speaker", which is why from 1867 to 1968, the presiding...

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  • U. S. Postmasters (USPS)

    A postmaster is the head of an individual post office. When a postmaster is responsible for an entire mail distribution organization (usually sponsored by a national government), the title of Postmaster General is commonly used. Responsibilities of a postmaster typically include management of a centralized mail distribution facility, establishment of letter carrier routes, supervision of lett...

  • Premiers of the Northwest Territories

    The Premier of the Northwest Territories is a title given to the head of government in the Northwest Territories of Canada when the territory is using an elected system of responsible government. Throughout its history, the territory has been governed by various combinations of locally elected governments and administrators appointed by the federal government of Canada. Upon creation, the Nor...

  • Hensall Union Cemetery - Usborne Township, Huron, Ontario, Canada

    Hensall Union Cemetery is located in South Huron, formerly Usborne Township Formerly known as Warrensville Presbyterian Cemetery then Rodgerville Presbyterian Cemetery. The first burials occurred in the early 1840's. The original sections were donated by William Elder & David Dougall.Cemetery Address: 40219 Rodgerville Road, Hensall, Ontario, N0M 1X0==Links== Canada Gen Web's Cemetery Project F...

  • Highland Line Cemetery - McDonald's Corners, Lanark County, Ontario, Canada

    Highland Line Cemetery Cemetery Location: East Half Lot 6 Con. 9 Dalhousie Township Maintained by: Township of Lanark Highlands Links Canada Gen Web's Cemetery Project Find A Grave Rootsweb Lanark County-Cemeteries

  • Hillcrest Cemetery - North Elmsley Township, Lanark County, Ontario, Canada

    Hillcrest Cemetery Cemetery Location: Concession 5, Lot 2 North Elmsley Township Maintained by: Town of Smiths Falls==Links== Canada Gen Web's Cemetery Project Find A Grave Rootsweb Lanark County-Cemeteries

  • Lanark County, Ontario, Canada - Cemeteries

    Links to Lanark County Cemeteries Cemeteries are listed under their historical township location (current municipality) Dalhousie Township Highland Line Cemetery Drummond Township Elmwood Cemetery Montague Township McVean Cemetery North Elmsley Township Hillcrest Cemetery Links Rootsweb Lanark County-Cemeteries

  • Prospect Cemetery - Toronto, Toronto Division, Ontario, Canada

    Prospect Cemetery is located in the City of Toronto at the termination of Lansdowne Ave & St Clair Ave W. Cemetery Location: 1450 St Clair Avenue West Toronto Toronto Municipality Ontario Canada M6E 1C6 (416) 651-4040 ext 6 Maintained by: Mount Pleasant Group Cemetery Map Links BillionGraves Find A Grave Ontario, Toronto Trust Cemeteries, 1826-1989

  • Saint Johns Cemetery - Arva, Middlesex County, Ontario, Canada

    Saint Johns Cemetery Also known as Saint Johns Anglican Cemetery or Saint John The Divine Anglican Church Cemetery. One of the area’s oldest cemeteries, it is now non-denominational. Located on grounds of St. John the Divine Anglican Church, Concession 6, Lot 17 of London Township. Cemetery Address : 21557 Richmond St. at Medway Rd. Arva Middlesex County Ontario Canada Phone: 519-660...

  • Magnolia Cemetery

    Cemetery is a historic cemetery in Charleston, South Carolina. It was dedicated in 1850; Charles Fraser delivered the dedication address. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places as a Historic District in 1978.Notable interments

  • "Pauline" (Ship/Barque) - European Pioneers to South Australia - 1849

    ship / barque Pauline, 500 tons, Captain Lüder Stelljes, from Bremen, Germany 24th August 1849, arrived at Port Adelaide, South Australia 9th December 1849 Sources: The Ships Passenger List If you have information on passengers or need help locating them on the tree, start a discussion here.. Some of the passengers: Iden, Christian 21 Landman and wife Sophia (Scharnberg) ...

  • Prussian settlement in Victoria

    Prussian (German, Polish, Slav, Russian, Wendish) settlement in Victoria Australia==Germans/Prussians began to settle in Australia in large numbers in 1838, with the arrival of immigrants from Prussia to South Australia, Victoria and Queeensland. German immigrants were prominent in settling South Australia and Queensland some disembarked in Victoria and others left South Australia and moved to ...

  • McVean Cemetery - Montague Township, Lanark County, Ontario, Canada

    McVean Cemetery Cemetery Location: Highway 15 North, Lot 27 Con 8 Montague TownshipMaintained by: Township of Montague.==Links== Canada Gen Web's Cemetery Project Find A Grave Rootsweb Lanark County-Cemeteries

  • Greenhill Cemetery - Kingsville, Essex County, Ontario, Canada

    Greenhill Cemetery is located in Kingsville, Essex County, formerly Gosfield South Township. Cemetery Location: 42.036305,-82.746867 Cemetery Address: Mill St & Cemetery Rd Kingsville, Ontario Maintained by: Town of Kingsville Links Canada Gen Web's Cemetery Project Find A Grave

  • Kingsville Memorial Gardens - Kingsville, Essex County

    Kingsville Memorial Gardens is located in Kingsville, Essex County, formerly Gosfield South Township on Concession 3, Part Lot L & M Cemetery Location: 42.071867,-82.738629 Cemetery Address: 2471 Division Rd N Leamington, Ontario N9Y 2Z4 Owned by: Setterington Cemetery Services Ltd. Links Canada Gen Web's Cemetery Project

  • Iler Settlement Baptist (Old) Cemetery - Harrow, Essex County, Ontario, Canada

    Iler Settlement Baptist (Old) Cemetery is located in Essex, Essex County, formerly Colchester South Township on Concession 1, Lot 37 Demonination: Baptist Cemetery Location: GPS: 41.996205,-82.841745Maintained by: Town of Essex==Links== Canada Gen Web's Cemetery Project Find A Grave

  • Iler Baptist Cemetery (New) - Harrow, Essex County, Ontario, Canada

    Iler Baptist Cemetery (New) is located in Essex, Essex County, formerly Colchester South Township on Concession 1, Lot 40 Demonination: Baptist Cemetery Location: GPS: 41.998982,-82.839206Maintained by: Town of Essex==Links== Canada Gen Web's Cemetery Project Find A Grave

  • Olinda United Church Cemetery - Olinda, Essex County, Ontario, Canada

    Olinda United Church Cemetery is located in Kingsville, Essex County, formerly Gosfield South Township on Concession 5, Lot 20 Demonination: United Cemetery Location: GPS: 42.088569,-82.671712 Maintained by: Town of Kingsville Links Canada Gen Web's Cemetery Project Find A Grave

  • Erie Memorial Gardens - Leamington, Essex, County, Ontario, Canada

    Erie Memorial Gardens is located in Leamington, Essex County, formerly Mersea Township. Cemetery Location: 42.042682,-82.602302 Cemetery Address: 209 Erie Street South Leamington, Ontario N8H 3C1Owned by: Setterington Cemetery Services Ltd. ==Links== Canada Gen Web's Cemetery Project Find A Grave

  • Erie Memorial - Colchester South Township, Essex County, Ontario, Canada

    Erie Memorial is located in Essex, Essex County, formerly Colchester South Township. Also known as Erie Cemetery and Erie Methodist Cemetery. Cemetery Location: 41.985769,-82.930789 Cemetery Address: Hwy 18A Essex, OntarioMaintained by: Town of Essex==Links== Canada Gen Web's Cemetery Project Find A Grave

  • Essex County, Ontario Canada - Cemeteries

    Links to Essex County Cemeteries Cemeteries are listed under their historical township location (current municipality) Anderdon Township (Town of Amherstburg) Malden Township (Town of Amherstburg) Colchester North Township (Town of Essex) African Methodist Episcopal Church / New Canaan Cemetery Colchester South Township (Town of Essex) Erie / Erie Memorial / Erie Methodist Cemeter...

  • Elmwood Cemetery - Drummond Township, Lanark County, Ontario, Canada

    Elmwood Cemetery Cemetery Location: 26 Dufferin Rd Perth Maintained by: Perth Cemetery Company Links Canada Gen Web's Cemetery Project Find A Grave Rootsweb Lanark County-Cemeteries

  • Birr United Church Cemetery - Birr, Middlesex County, Ontario, Canada

    Birr United Church Cemetery Also known as:Birr Methodist CemeteryLocated at Lot 17, Concession 12 in London Township.Cemetery Address: Hwy 4, London Township, Middlesex, Ontario, CanadaMaintained by: Birr United Church Cemetery Board===Links=== Canada Gen Web's Cemetery Project Find A Grave

  • Baptist/Olinda Baptist Cemetery - Olinda, Essex County, Ontario, Canada

    Baptist/Olinda Baptist Cemetery is located in Kingsville, Essex County, formerly Gosfield South Township on Concession 5, Lot 21 Demonination: Baptist Cemetery Location: GPS: 42.088764,-82.666326Maintained by: Town of Kingsville==Links== Canada Gen Web's Cemetery Project

  • Stowaway - Tasmania

    Stowaway is someone who hides on a vessel for free passage or as a fugitive. These persons, if caught are reported in the Police Gazette. List them here and we may find them on the tree. Please add profiles of Stowaways to this project.==1885TASMANIAN INTELLIGENCE. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.) HOBART, Nov. 26. At the City Police Court this morning, James Livingstone was charged with being a s...

  • Lost or Died Abroad - New South Wales

    Lost or Died Abroad - New South WalesThis project is a means to locate, identify and solve genealogical problems and mysteries of the past. Please post news paper clippings with links to the source. hopefully we can find these persons on the tree.==1888The London detectives are inquiring into a case which looks very much like murder. There came home by the "Ormuz" a steerage passenger of the na...

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