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  • Shipbuilders A.K.A. Shipwrights

    Shipbuilding is the construction of ships and floating vessels. It normally takes place in a specialized facility known as a shipyard. Shipbuilders, also called shipwrights, follow a specialized occupation that traces its roots to before recorded history. Shipbuilding is one of the oldest industries in the United States with roots in the earliest colonial settlements. Shipbuilding quickly bec...

  • Magdalen College , Oxford University

    Magdalen College, University of OxfordHigh Street, OxfordFounded William of Waynfleet, Lord Chancellor and Bishop of Winchester, 1458

  • American Revolution: Battle of Savannah (1778 & 1779)

    The Capture of Savannah, or sometimes the First Battle of Savannah (because of a siege in 1779), was an American Revolutionary War battle fought on December 29, 1778 between local American Patriot militia and Continental Army units holding the city and a British invasion force under the command of Lieutenant Colonel Archibald Campbell. It was the opening move in the British southern strategy to...

  • The Beatles

    The purpose of this project is to explore the ancestry of the four core members of the Beatles ( Ringo Starr --a.k.a. Richard Starkey), as well as their wives and close associates. If you are interested in joining this project, please contact one of the project collaborators. Discussions about Project . Current priorities: Extending the lineage of the core four members, hopefully ...

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  • Nel Genealogy of South Africa

    This project is designed to collect Research Information, Discussions, Queries etc on the Nel/ Nell family of South Africa. Please feel free to add or edit whatever seems useful or interesting to you. Don't worry about getting formatting wrong - somebody else can easily fix that. Core profiles Guillaume Nel (Néel) Jeanne de la Batte Overview of Family History / Progenitor D...

  • University College, Oxford University

    University College, University of Oxford=High Street OxfordFounded by William of Durham 1249

  • Eton College

    [ ] Eton College, often informally referred to simply as Eton, is an English single-sex boys' independent boarding school located in Eton, Berkshire, near Windsor. It educates over 1,300 pupils, aged 13 to 18 years. It was founded in 1440 by King Henry VI as "The King's College of Our Lady of Eton besides Wyndsor", making it the 18th oldest HMC school. Eton is one of nine English independen...

  • Norwegian Pop & Rock

    Norsk Pop & Rock Dette prosjektet tar sikte på å samle profiler for norske artister og musikere innen pop- og rockemusikk. Rockipedia (Norwegian) Wikipedia categories

  • Danish Resistance Movements during WWII

    The Danish Resistance Movement (Danish: Modstandsbevægelsen) was an underground insurgency movement to resist the German occupation of Denmark during World War II. By the German occupation in 1943 many Danes were involved in underground activities, ranging from producing illegal publications to espionage and sabotage. Resistance agents killed an estimated 400 Danish Nazis, informers and ...

  • Edelstein

    The goal of the project - to clarify who among Edelstein are relatives, and who are namesakes. Surname Edelstein ( Эдельштейн , עדעלסטעין ) has a double root and translated from German (or consonant with the Yiddish language) as a noble or precious (edel) stone ...

  • Massachusetts in the American Civil War

    [ ] The Commonwealth of Massachusetts played a significant role in national events prior to and during the American Civil War. Massachusetts dominated the early antislavery movement during the 1830s, motivating activists across the nation. This, in turn, increased sectionalism in the North and South, one of the factors that led to the war.[1] Politicians from Massachusetts, echoing the views ...

  • George Washington University

    The George Washington University (GW, GWU, or George Washington) is a private, coeducational research university located in the Foggy Bottom neighborhood of Washington, D.C. The university was chartered by an Act of Congress on February 9, 1821, as the Columbian College in the District of Columbia. It is the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia. George Washing...

  • Georgetown University

    University=Georgetown University is a private research university in Washington, D.C. Founded in 1789, it is the oldest Jesuit and Catholic university in the United States. Georgetown's main campus, located in Washington's Georgetown neighborhood, is noted for Healy Hall, a National Historic Landmark in the Romanesque revival style. Georgetown operates a law center on Capitol Hill and auxiliary...

  • Predikante van Suid Afrika en Buurstate/Ministers of South Africa and neigbour Countries.

    Ministers of South Africa and Neighbouring Countries This project will go hand in hand with the Churches project. The aim will be to try and get as many ministers/dominees added as possible. Please add your profiles that served as ministers of congregations to the project, The aim of this project is to place the correct date so as to be sure that a certain profile could actually have ...

  • Who's Buried Where in Britain? Sovereigns, Royalty and Nobility

    Who's Buried Where in Britain? Not only British People The object of this project is to show where famous, notorious, well known and historical people are buried in Britain. The people are listed in groups which will be added to, adjusted or split over time. These categories are not cast in stone and may well change as the project evolves. The project will be split into a number of conn...

  • Yorkshire - Famous People

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

  • Northamptonshire - Famous People

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

  • Assassinated American politicians

    List of assassinated American politicians Assassinated American Politicians This is a list of assassinated American politicians. Individuals listed were either elected or appointed to office, or were candidates for elected office. Political assassinations have been happening in the United States almost since the country was born. Alphabetic Wikipedia List Charles Bent - 184...

  • Czech (Bohemian) American Jews

    Bohemian and Czech Jews in American History Miloslav Rechcígl, Jr. Jews have lived on the territory of the historic Czech Lands for some 1,000 years. They have played an important role in the social, economic and cultural development of the country since the times of the Duchy and the subsequent Kingdom of Bohemia, through the establishment of independent Czechoslovakia, and the Succ...

  • Israeli all Knesset members

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

  • 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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  • Millers

    MILLER: one who owned or operated a flour mill "Grist mills constructed in the early 1600's to grind corn and wheat to make flour for the early English settlers of coastal areas. Two words in this sentience reveal was the mill was constructed to do. These words are: corn and flour. To English speaking people of the 1600's and 1700's a corn mill means a mill that grinds corn and makes flour. Cor...

  • American Continental Army

    Continental Army was formed after the outbreak of the American Revolutionary War by the colonies that became the United States of America. Established by a resolution of the Continental Congress on June 14, The Continental Army consisted of soldiers from all 13 colonies, and after 1776, from all 13 states. When the American Revolutionary War began at the Battles of Lexington and Concord on Apri...

  • Navnet Fanuel

    Mannsnavnet Fanuel er et sjeldent navn i Norge. (Men det finnes også som kvinnenavn i andre land) Dette prosjektet er et forsøk på å samle alle med navnet Fanuel i Norge. Prosjektets formål er å finne felles koblinger disse, da det virker som de fleste med dette navnet har slekt fra Rogaland (Høle-Gjesdal). Fanuel, Fanjel er en norsk variant ...

  • "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...

  • Bracegirdle on GENi

    Bracegirdle Family The purpose of this project is to collate the various disconnected branches of the Bracegirdle tree on GENi to see if they can be connected to one another. WIP - I am still gathering profiles and trees to add to this project CJB Name variations Brachgirdle Brasgirdle Brasgirle Brafgirle Brasgirle Bracegirdle Brachgirdle Brashgirdle Bracegirdle ...

  • Salty Dogs, Captains, and Mariners

    “Salty Dog” is nautical slang for an experienced sailor who has spent much of their life aboard a ship at sea. A salty dog is often given increased credibility by ship mates in matters pertaining to ship-board life and duties. Also known as an “old salt.” This project will include captains of the following kinds of vessels: Riverboats - A riverboat is a watercr...

  • Jews of Washington, D.C.

    This is an umbrella project for all projects related to Jews from Washington, D.C. Early History & First Congregations In contrast to U.S. cities where the first Jews, often Sephardi in origin, arrived in the 17th and 18th centuries, Washington's Jewish community got a later start. The diamond-shaped area along the shores of the Potomac River was not designated as the future home of the feder...

  • Notable American Jews

    American Jews , also known as Jewish Americans , are American citizens of the Jewish faith or Jewish ethnicity. The Jewish community in the United States is composed predominantly of Ashkenazi Jews who emigrated from Central and Eastern Europe, and their U.S.-born descendants. A minority from all Jewish ethnic divisions are also represented, including Sephardi Jews, Mizrahi Jews, and a number o...

  • Imigrantes Portugueses do Concelho de Santa Cruz da Graciosa ao Brasil / Portuguese immigrants of Concelho of Santa Cruz da Graciosa to Brazil

    Este é um subprojeto relacionado ao Projeto Maior Brasil: Imigrantes Portugueses ao Brasil / Portuguese immigrants to Brazil Aqui estão relacionados os imigrante portugueses que vieram ao Brasil do Concelho de SANTA CRUZ DA GRACIOSA . Ana Paula do Sacramento (Santa Cruz da Graciosa, Ilha da Graciosa, Portugal, ? - Brasil, ?) casada com Sebastião Nunes Coelho. Ana Vi...

  • Union Theological Seminary (New York City)

    Theological Seminary in the City of New York is an independent, ecumenical, Christian seminary located in the Morningside Heights neighborhood of the New York City borough of Manhattan, bordered by Claremont Avenue, Broadway, 120th Street, and 122nd Street. It is the oldest independent seminary in the United States, having been founded in 1836 by members of the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A....

  • Reality TV Show Stars

    Please add profiles of " celebrities " who star or have starred in "reality TV shows," Must be set to public. If the profile is "notable" but living and private, please contact a curator through the "discussion" tool. This is an international project. From Wikipedia last updated April 8, 2015 Reality-based television is a genre of television programming that documents unscripted situation...

  • Dutch Resistance during WWII

    The purpose of this project to commemorate those individuals who had the courage to stand up and be righteous. Please add anyone you know was a member of a resistance movement or even resisted in their own personal way This project is loosely based on the list of Dutch citizens involved in resistance to the NAZI occupation of Holland during World War II on Wikipedia . The very nature of any...

  • Fashion Icons & Designers

    Fashion is a general term for a currently popular style or practice, especially in clothing, foot wear or accessories. The focus of this project are notable fashion designers, includes designers of haute couture and ready to wear, and the fashion icons. DESIGNERS Coco Chanel Giorgio Armani Ralph Lauren Oscar de la Renta FASHION ICONS Katharine Hepburn Jackie Kennedy Onassis

  • The Key Eye-Witnesses

    Every human is a living epistle i.e. has a story. Unfortunately, many stories are untold.In society, much attention is given to the perpetrator of crime and not to the victim of the crime. However, many homicide cases are solved by studying the lives of the victims. This project is created to be not only a memorial to victims of violent crime but to allow them to tell their testimonies as the m...

  • Jewish Families from Galati, Romania

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from Galati, Romania.

  • Seabees in World War II

    This project is to showcase the men and work of the U.S. Navy Seabees, especially in World War II. Creation First Advanced Base[1] The Twelfth Regiment Public Works[2] In the late 1930s the International Crisis of WWII was in full swing. The US so far was not actively involved in fighting WWII, but seeing the need for preparation congress authorized the expansion of Naval Shore Ac...

  • Austro-Hungarian Jews

    This project is here to give us a greater insight into the lives of our ancestors from across the empire and to help us work together to find our common roots. List of Austro-Hungarian Jews Wikipedia Famous People Sigmund Freud : Father of Psychoanalysis. Theodor Herzl : Father of Zionism. Stefan Zweig : Novelist, playwright, journalist, biographer. Franz Kafka : Novelist.

  • Kose kihelkond

    * Kaitseliit 1919 nimekirjad: II jaoskond Raasiku osakond (Jõelähtme-, Kuusalu-, Kose-, Jüri-, Harju Jaani) nimekirjad. 1918 detsembris hakati moodustama Kaitseliidu baasil Eesti oma sõjaväge Vabadussõjas võitlemiseks: Ravila valla nimekirjad Alavere valla nimekiri Kuivajõe mehed Kuivajõe mehed Alavere vald Ravila vald...

  • Palmares Republic in Brazil

    Palmares, or Quilombo dos Palmares, was a fugitive community of escaped slaves and others in colonial Brazil that developed from 1605 until its suppression in 1694. It was located in what is today the Brazilian state of Alagoas. ( ) Zumbi and Palmares, Brazil ). The largest of the quilombos was the Quilombo dos Palmares, located in today's Alagoas state, governed by semi-mythical leaders Gang...

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  • New Amsterdam - Origins: African Immigrants

    < BACK . Objective This project is created to support the research into genealogy of the African immigrant population in New Netherland (1609-1674). Because of the 'special nature' of this immigration, the reconstruction of African family trees in New Netherland (and beyond) is particularly challenging. Through the project, collaborators will bring together profiles and supporting documen...

  • Famous Psychologists

    'Science of the Mind' or 'Art of the Soul' - whichever you think defines Psychology best - here is a list of our favourite famous practitioners whose profiles are on Geni: Please add profiles, and contribute to Project text Sigmund Freud Full name: Sigismund Schlomo Freud Born: 6 May 1856 Died: 23 September 1939 (83) Nationality: Austrian Field: Psychoanalysis Jacques Lacan ...

  • The Union Armies (USA) of the US Civil War

    NOTE: This project is NOT for individual profiles. Please add profiles to State or Unit projects only. The Union Army was the land force that fought for the Union during the American Civil War. It was also known as the Federal Army, the U.S. Army, the Northern Army and the National Army.[1] It consisted of the small United States Army (the regular army), augmented by massive numbers of units ...

  • Eesti kaugmerekaptenid ja laevaehitajad

    Siia projekti soovime Genist kokku koguda tuntumaid Eesti merekapteneid ja laevaehitajaid aga ka muid Eesti merendusega ning Eesti laevandusega seotud isikuid läbi kõigi ajajärkude. Sel teemal on mitmed raamatud, näiteks: Robert Kurgo. "Rannalautritest ilmameredele; lehekülgi purjelaevandusest Pärnu kande rannavetes." Kirjastus "Eesti Raamat", Talli...

  • Paldanius-suku

    Projektin tarkoituksena on koota yhteen Tuomas Laurentii Paldaniuksen jälkeläisten sukupuu. Paldanius-nimen varhaisin kantaja Tuomas Laurentiin poika Samuel Paldanius (k. 1651) toimi Paltamon kirkkoherrana. Paltamo” on johdos sanasta ”palta”, joka merkitsee ’rinnettä, rantapengertä’, joten siihen sukunimikin pohjimmiltaan palautun...

  • Gradac

    A branch of the Croatian Genealogy – Dalmatia project / Ovaj projekat je dio projekta Hrvatsko Rodoslovlje - Dalmacija. O mjestu: Gradac je staro ribarsko mjesto na slikovitoj Makarskoj rivijeri podno strmih padina Biokova. To je najveće turističko mjesto Gornjeg Makarskog primorja. Nalazi se na pola puta između Splita i Dubrovnika. Ima oko 1700 stano...

  • Vidonje

    Prezimena Vidonje ' Domagoj Vidović "NACRT ZA VIDONJSKU ANTROPONIMIJU" U ovome su radu obrađena prezimena, imena i nadimci sela Vidonje koje se nalazi 15 km jugoistočno od Metkovića na osnovi postojećih dokumenata i istraživanja na terenu. Razvoj imenske formule možemo u kontinuitetu pratiti tek od sredine 17. st. te su nam stoga ob...

  • Slivno

    Slivno je primorska općina u Neretvanskoj dolini. Graniči s gradom Opuzenom, općinom Zažablje te s općinom Neum u BiH. Sjedište općine je naselje Vlaka. Općini pripada 18 naselja (stanje 2006.), to su: Blace, Duba, Duboka, Klek, Komarna, Kremena, Lovorje, Lučina, Mihalj, Otok, Pižinovac, Podgradina, Raba, Slivno...

  • 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...

  • Kula Norinska, Kula od Norina

    ) Wiki Povijest Povijest Kule Norinske predstavlja i povijest cijele doline Neretve. Radi svoje znamenitosti i povijesne uspomene, naselje koje je nastalo s druge strane Neretve prozvalo se upravo po njoj — Kula Norinska, a danas je sjedište i istoimene općine. O važnosti Kule svjedoči i podatak da je ona bila na starom grbu nekadašnje op...

  • Metković

    Ovaj projekat je dio projekta Hrvatsko Rodoslovlje - Dalmacija / Croatian Genealogy Metković se prvi put spominje 1422. u jednom spisu koji se čuva u dubrovačkom arhivu: flumaria Narrenti subtus Metchovich (...na rijeci Neretvi pod Metkovićem). Sudeći po arheološkim nalazima na brdu Predolcu, neposredno do grada, život je u njem...

  • American Opium Merchants

    * Hon’ble John’s Band "When we sold the Heathen nations rum and opium in rolls, And the Missionaries went along to save their sinful souls." --The Old Clipper Days, Julian S. Cutler from The Boodle Boys RA Kris Millegan©2000 Many historians discount the American activity in the opium trade, generally concentrating on the British and their mercantilist trading ...

  • Riia Vaimulik Seminar 1846-1918 (Eesti)

    Riia Vaimulik Seminar (vene keeles Рижская духовная семинария, läti keeles Rīgas Garīgais seminārs) on Läti Õigeusu Kiriku vaimulik õppeasutus. Aastatel 1850–1919 oli see Ri...

  • War Memorials: Thiepval Memorial

    The Thiepval Memorial Image Right - The Thiepval Memorial and Cross of Sacrifice with British (left) and French (right) graves by the memorial The Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme is a war memorial to 72,195 missing British and South African men with no known grave, who died in the Battles of the Somme of the First World War between 1915 and 1918. It is near the village of Thie...

  • World War One - Casualties

    Casualties of World War One See also - World War 1 Main page The aim of this project is to record the fatalities of World War 1 by country. Africa - 10.000 South Africa - 7.000 Lieutenant Douglas Bayley de Bruyn Royal Lancaster Regiment, transferred to 35 Squadron Royal Flying Corps. Killed in a flying accident in Thetford, 27th May 1916, aged 20. Shirley Spiro 1916, British...

  • Ploče

    A branch of the Croatian Genealogy – Dalmatia project / Ovaj projekat je dio projekta Hrvatsko Rodoslovlje O gradu: Osobna iskaznica Puni naziv: Grad Ploče Skraćeni naziv: Ploče Administrativna pripadnost: Dubrovačko-neretvanska županija Broj stanovnika u općini prema popisu iz 2001. godine: 10.834 Zemljopisni položaj: , 43,0567oS i ...

  • War Memorials: Loos Memorial and Dud Corner Cemetery

    Loos Memorial and Dud Corner Cemetery Image Right - View of the Cemetery and Memorial The Loos Memorial The Loos Memorial commemorates 20,605 British officers and men who have no known grave who were killed from 25th September 1915 to the end of the war in November 1918 in the battle sector between the river Lys in French Flanders and the village of Grenay, near Lens, in Artois. Please ...

  • Headington Hill Hall, Oxfordshire, England

    Headington Hill Hall, Oxfordshire, England Headington Hill Hall stands on Headington Hill in the east of Oxford, England.[1] It was built in 1824 for the Morrell family, local brewers, and was extended between 1856 and 1858, by James Morrell junior (1810–1863) who built an Italianate mansion, designed by architect John Thomas.[2] The family remained in residence for 114 years. Oscar ...

  • Teoc/Waverly Plantation, Carroll County, Mississippi

    During William Alexander McCain's life, he owned a 2,000-acre (8.1 km2) plantation in Carroll County, Mississippi known alternately as "Teoc" (the Choctaw name for the creek it was located upon) and "Waverly", as well as 52 slaves (some of whose descendants share the surname and call themselves the " black McCains "). He was married in 1840 to Mary Louisa McAllister (b. Alabama, 1812 –...

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

    The Anglo Boer War (1899-1902) - Boer Casualties This project is an extension of the The Anglo Boer War (1899-1902) Boers . This is a place where we can add information about 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 nearly 100,000 live...

  • 'n JAN met 'n PET…?

    PET…? Oh nee, sorry, een HELM ! …maar wel een namens onze MAJESTEIT ! ‧ ‧ foto: bereden Politie chaufferend in zo'n prachtige, nieuwe PORSCHE... om jaloers op te zijn! ‧ GEZAG-drager op NATIONAAL niveau Gezags-dragers DE-CENTRAAL op operationeel niveau Bevoegden op een van de 25 nieuwe VEILIGHEIDS-regio niveaux Gezags-HA...

  • Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer war (1899-1902) Killed in action

    Anglo Boere Ooorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) Killed in Action in South Africa Aim of this Project is to link as many profiles on Geni as well as add those not on Geni and try and build them into our world tree In the last few years of the 19th Century, British Imperialism and Afrikaner Nationalism came into conflict with each other. This resulted in the Anglo Boer War of 1899-1902. The ...

  • Eesti diplomaadid

    Eesmärk Siia projekti soovime Genist kokku koguda tuntumaid Eesti diplomaate (suursaadikuid, konsuleid, aukonsuleid jt) läbi kõigi ajajärkude. Allikad Eesti välisteenistus. Biograafiline leksikon. 1918-1940 Isikud (1918-1940) Voldemar Aders Friedrich Karl Akel Jüri Annusson Eugen Antson Karl Ast (Karl Rumor) Johannes Bauer

  • Eesti teadlased

    Siia projekti soovime Genist kokku koguda tuntumaid teadlasi, akadeemikuid ja teadustööde ning avastustega seotud Eestimaa isikuid läbi kõigi ajajärkude.

  • Georgia Tech

    Georgia Tech The Georgia Institute of Technology (commonly referred to as Georgia Tech, Tech, or GT) is a public research university in Atlanta, Georgia, in the United States. It is a part of the University System of Georgia and has satellite campuses in Savannah, Georgia; Metz, France; Athlone, Ireland; Shanghai, China; and Singapore. The educational institution was founded in 1885 as ...

  • Korean War

    The Korean War (25 June 1950 – armistice signed 27 July 1953) was a conventional war between South Korea, supported by the United Nations, and North Korea, supported by the People's Republic of China (PRC), with military material aid from the Soviet Union. The war was a result of the physical division of Korea by an agreement of the victorious Allies at the conclusion of the Pacific Wa...

  • War Memorials: Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium

    War Memorials: Tyne Cot Memorial and Cemetery West-Vlaanderen, Belgium 34 949 Identified Casualties Image Right - from CWGC The Tyne Cot Memorial to the Missing forms the north-eastern boundary of Tyne Cot Cemetery, which is located 9 kilometres north east of Ieper town centre, on the Tynecotstraat, a road leading from the Zonnebeekseweg (N332). Please link any relevant GENi profiles ...

  • Battle of Gettysburg

    July 1-3, 1863 July of 2013 marked the 150th anniversary of the battle! This project is devoted to all soldiers of every rank who fought at the Battle of Gettysburg, and to the families of those soldiers. This project is less about the conflict than it is about the people who engaged in it. That having been said, some historians call this battle the turning point of the ...

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

    Servicemen - British/Colonial This project is an extension of the The Anglo Boer War (1899-1902) Notable British Armed Forces . The focus of that project is to feature the prominent figures of the war. This project is dedicated to the lower ranks (Sergeant and below) of the British Armed Forces. Please link GENi profiles of "foot-soldiers" who fought in the Anglo-Boer War to this project. Ple...

  • Napoleonic Wars (1803-1815)

    Napoleonic Wars The Napoleonic Wars were a series of wars declared against Napoleon's French Empire by opposing coalitions that ran from 1803 to 1815. As a continuation of the wars sparked by the French Revolution of 1789, they revolutionised European armies and played out on an unprecedented scale, mainly owing to the application of modern mass conscription. French power rose quickly as Na...

  • Gårdshistorie. Talvik og Alta i Finnmark, Norge.

    (The text is written in Norwegian). Dette prosjektet inneholder gårdshistorie for området Talvik sogn og Alta sogn i vest Finnmark, Norge. De forskjellige bondegårdene og boplassene med beboere og grunneiere er beskrevet. Nålevende personer er ikke tatt med i prosjektet. Prosjektet er laget for å brukes i forbindelse med slektsgransking. Det er behov for &...

  • Trinity College, Dublin

    [ ] Trinity College (Irish: Coláiste na Tríonóide), known in full as the College of the Holy and Undivided Trinity of Queen Elizabeth near Dublin,[7] is a research university and the sole constituent college of the University of Dublin in Ireland. The college was founded in 1592 as the "mother" of a new university,[Note 1] modelled after the collegiate universities of Oxf...

  • Westminster College, Cambridge

    [ ] Westminster College in Cambridge is a theological college of the United Reformed Church, formerly the Presbyterian Church of England. Its principal purpose is training for the ordination of ministers, but is also used more widely for training within the denomination. The current principal of the college is the Revd Susan Durber and the vice-principal and director of studies is the Revd Jo...

  • Jüri kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Jüri kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Kultuurimälestise Riikliku Registri registrikanne vt. registrist ka kaasnevaid fotosid. Otsing kalmistute registris: Rae valla kalmistud Asukoht kaardi...

  • The Crimean War (1853 – 1856)

    The Crimean War (October 1853 – February 1856) The object of this project is to assemble Geni Profiles of people who were involved in the Crimean wars and share stories about them. The Crimean War was a conflict between the Russian Empire and an alliance of the French Empire, the British Empire, the Ottoman Empire, and the Kingdom of Sardinia. The war was part of a long-running conte...

  • Waterloo Campaign (15 June - 8 July 1815)

    Waterloo Campaign (15 June - 8 July 1815)= Waterloo Campaign (15 June - 8 July 1815) was fought Between the French Army of the North and two Seventh Coalition armies, An Anglo-allied army and a Prussian army. Initially the French army was commanded by Napoleon Bonaparte, but he left for Paris after the French defeat at the Battle of Waterloo. Command then rested on Marshals Soult and Grouchy, w...

  • Jewish Families from Podivin (Kostel), Moravia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to list representatives of all of the Jewish families from the Moravian town of Podivin (Kostel) in the Czech Republic. Podivin (Kostel)'s Jewish community is said to be the oldest in Moravia. According to Cosmas of Prague (d. 1125), a Jew named Podiva founded (1067) the castle which was named after him "Podivin"; this is still the Slavic name of the town (Pertz, "Monumenta...

  • Saint John's College, Cambridge

    [ ] TheThe college was founded on the site of the 13th century Hospital of St John in Cambridge at the suggestion of Saint John Fisher, Bishop of Rochester and chaplain to Lady Margaret. However, Lady Margaret died without having mentioned the foundation of St John's in her will, and it was largely the work of Fisher that ensured that the college was founded. He had to obtain the approval of ...

  • Harrow School

    [ ]Harrow School /ˈhæroʊ/, commonly referred to as "Harrow", is an English independent school for boys situated in the town of Harrow, in north-west London. There is some evidence that there has been a school on the site since 1243, but the Harrow School of today was formally founded in 1572 by John Lyon under a Royal Charter of Elizabeth I. Harrow is one of the original ni...

  • Jewish families from Dolní Hbity, Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the Village of Dolní Hbity in Bohemia, Czech Republic About Dolní Hbity is a village and municipality in Příbram District in the Central Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic

  • Mormon Pioneer Company Leaders

    This project is a sub project of the Mormon Pioneers (1847-1868) Master Project This project covers all company commanders of the Mormon Pioneer migrations from 1847-1868) Finding Aids Alphabetical Company List Chronological Company List Alphabetical List of all Company Commander Names and Year of Departure Horace M. Alexander (1847) Isaac Allred (1855) [Fred C. Anderson] (186...

  • 100 Greatest African Americans

    100 Greatest African Americans. 100 Greatest African Americans is a biographical dictionary of the one hundred historically greatest Black Americans (in no particular order; that is, they are not ranked), as assessed by Molefi Kete Asante in 2002. Criteria Asante used five factors in establishing the list: "significance in the general progress of African-Americans toward full equali...

  • 9. märtsi 1944 a. märtsipommitamise nõukogude terrorirünnakus hukkunud

    Käesolev projekt on pühendatud 757-le märtsipommitamises hukkunule ja nende mälestusele. Õhurünnaku algus 9/10 märtsil 1944. a. ja käik tunnistavad, et tegemist polnud sihtpommitamisega ehk kindlate strateegiliste objektide hävitamisega, vaid pindpommitamisega, mille eesmärgiks oli tervete linnaosade, sealhulgas ka kesklinn...

  • Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients

    The Presidential Medal of Freedom is an award bestowed by the President of the United States and is—along with the comparable Congressional Gold Medal bestowed by an act of U.S. Congress—the highest civilian award in the United States. It recognizes those individuals who have made "an especially meritorious contribution to the security or national interests of the United States, w...

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  • "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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  • 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...

  • Nobel Peace Prize

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

  • Nobel Prize Winners

    "The Nobel Prizes" The Nobel Prize Organization Every year since 1901 the Nobel Prize has been awarded for achievements in physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, literature and for peace. The Nobel Prize is an international award administered by the Nobel Foundation in Stockholm, Sweden. In 1968, Sveriges Riksbank established The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory...

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  • Great Malvern Priory

    This project records the families involved in the history of Great Malvern Priory. Families: Savage Knotsford Beauchamp Links: Savage family involvement: The Savage Family and Great Malvern Priory

  • African-American Relations

    Project established to capture African-American relations of Doug Robinson and family. In some cases, includes non-related spouses of blood relations. Profiles: Barack Obama Michelle Obama Craig Robinson (brother of Michelle Obama) Frederick Douglass Booker T. Washington Blanche Bruce, U.S. Senator

  • South African Settlers - British

    Early British Settlers in South Africa Purpose This is a project devoted to the British settlers/progenitors in South Africa. It has been set up primarily to accommodate those British Settlers who arrived before and after the 1820 Settlers. Please only add the profiles of the Progenitors who came from Britain - England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales, although it may be necessary to have separ...

  • British Ships to South Africa in the 1800's

    Objective The purpose of this project is to record as many of the ships bringing ORIGINAL settler pioneers (Heads of the family groups) to South Africa so that researchers can identify family lines and descendants. Secondly, current researchers who are descendants of these families will be able to identify fellow researchers. Note : These ships do not include those in the 1820 Settler spo...

  • Langaford House, Holne: Historic House of Devon

    Langaford House, Holne Image right: Langaford House Grade: II Date Listed: 9 February 1961 English Heritage Building ID: 99283 OS Grid Reference: SX7083368717 OS Grid Coordinates: 270833, 68717 Latitude/Longitude: 50.5040, -3.8228 Information at the time of listing in 1961: ( ) Langaford House, formerly a farmhouse. Circa early C16, heightened and remodelled at higher end in...

  • Steyn on Geni

    This project is designed to collect Research Information, Discussions, Queries etc on the STEYN family of South Africa. Core Profiles: Douwe Gerbrandt STEYN His adopted son Jacobus is the biological father of this Steyn tribe, which is the largest Steyn tribe in South Africa. Two sons of Jacobus form the two main branches: Hermanus Steyn b1c3 and Jacobus Steyn b1c8. Johann Conrad STEY...

  • South African Settlers - Jewish

    This is a project devoted to the Jewish settlers and progenitors in South Africa. It is also a place where you can share links to online resources, tell other users where records etc. can be found and make queries or ask for help through the discussion facility. Please feel free to add to the information here and to correct any information which you consider to be incorrect . To participate i...

  • Authors of Great Literature

    Authors of great literature that teaches, elevates, inspires and ennobles mankind. Authors - alphabetical index, wikisource Selected authors by activity period: BCE Homer, Ὅμηρος Homēros (8th Century BCE ) Author of the Iliad and the Odyssey ; revered as the greatest ancient Greek epic poet. Aeschylus Α&...

  • Familie/Family Taljaard

    Please add as many Taljaard profiles to the page Jacob TAILLARD, (Taljaard) van Doornik in Henegoue (België), het in die jaar 1749 in Suid-Afrika aangekom, en hom later as burger te Drakenstein gevestig. Op 29 Julie 1753 het hy met Maria Petronella JORDAAN in die huwelik getree, en tien jaar later, op 4 Desember 1763 is hy hertroud met Elisabeth Johanna BUYS. Net een seun is uit die ee...

  • Notable climbers and mountaineers

    List of climbers and mountaineers== climbing== climbing==

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