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  • D4m8 Alang Mat Shah & Teh Rafeah

    Projek pencarian keturunan Alang Mat Shah dan Teh Rafeah(Moyang Kecik)

  • Knights Templar

    For naming conventions, see Medieval Kingdoms of Western Europe . At their peak, the Order of the Knights Templar (sometimes known as Temple Knights) had around 20,000 members. The legends surrounding their exploits may or may not be real (see below) but the men certainly were. This project is being created to give recognition to our ancestors, considered to be among the bravest of knights, K...

  • Nazi concentration camps

    This will be the master project or portal for Concentration Camps. . Liberation . The camps were liberated by the Allied and Soviet forces between 1944 and 1945. The first major camp, Majdanek, was discovered by the advancing Soviets on July 23, 1944. Auschwitz was liberated, also by the Soviets, on January 27, 1945; Buchenwald by the Americans on April 11; Bergen-Belsen by the ...

  • Jewish Community of the Philippines

    Philippine Jewish Heritage Jews in the Philippines? Moment Magazine---great read! Comparative Zionisms: Singapore and Manila Jews in the Philippines Manila Jewish Community Rob Schneider , Entertainer "Saturday Night Live . Jewish Community in the Philippines Tracing the Tribe / Blog Manila: The Jewish Presence Tracing the Tribe / Blog

  • Fictional Genealogy

    Many invented and fictional people have been inserted into genealogical collections, generally as part of an attempt to fill in the blanks, but also to connect cultures and justify claims to an ancient history. Profiles for invented and fictional people often become battleground among genealogists. Purpose This project collects and identifies people for whom no...

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  • Freemasons

    This is the master project for Freemasons on Geni. Freemasons, or simply "Masons," have been an important part of Western culture for centuries and have immeasurably shaped the world through their leadership, altruism, public service, and character. Although the most famous Freemasons have been presidents, CEOs, and other public figures, the vast majority of Freemasons were and are small-town...

  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

    The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame established in 1986 and located in Cleveland, Ohio, United States, is dedicated to recording the history of some of the best-known and most influential musicians, bands, producers, and others that have in some major way influenced the music industry, particularly in the area of rock and roll. Originally, there were four categories of induction: performers, non-per...

  • 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...

  • Sachsenhausen-Oranienburg

    Sachsenhausen or Sachsenhausen-Oranienburg was a Nazi concentration camp in Oranienburg, Germany, used primarily for political prisoners from 1936 to the end of the Third Reich in May, 1945. After World War II, when Oranienburg was in the Soviet Occupation Zone, the structure was used as an NKVD special camp until 1950 (See NKVD special camp Nr. 7). The remaining buildings and grounds are now...

  • Majdanek Concentration Camp - מחנה ההשמדה מאידאנק

    Majdanek Concentration Camp was a German Nazi concentration camp on the outskirts of Lublin, Poland, established during the German Nazi occupation of Poland. The camp operated from October 1, 1941 until July 22, 1944, when it was captured nearly intact by the advancing Soviet Red Army. Although conceived as a forced labor camp and not as an extermination camp, over 79,000 people died there (59,...

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  • Pioneering American Women

    As the first Europeans landed and began their westward push, women were placed on the edge of hardship and danger. They took care of their families, and defended them. Limited in their legal rights and accepted customs of society at the time, women mostly honored their husbands demands and spent their time cooking meals, tending to children, watering the horses and taking care of the househol...

  • Boxers

    "Boxing is a martial art and combat sport in which two people throw punches at each other, usually with gloved hands. Historically, the goals have been to weaken and knock down the opponent."Amateur boxing is both an Olympic and Commonwealth sport and is a common fixture in most international games—it also has its own World Championships. Boxing is supervised by a referee over a series o...

  • Eesti kirjanikud ja luuletajad

    Siia projekti soovime Genist kokku koguda tuntud Eesti kirjanikke, tõlkijaid ja luuletajaid (sealhulgas ka laulusõnade autoreid) läbi kõigi ajajärkude. Abivahendid isikute (avalikud, Genis) otsimisel:

  • Simuna kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Simuna kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Maetu otsing Haudi andmebaasis Simuna kalmistu koduleht Kõikide Väike-Maarja kalmistute koduleht ------------------------------------------------...

  • Bergen-Belsen - DP Camp

    Bergen-Belsen DP camp was a displaced persons (DP) camp for refugees after World War II, in Lower Saxony in northwestern Germany, southwest of the town of Bergen near Celle, stablished in July 1945 in a former German army camp near the concentration camp Bergen-Belsen. After liberating the concentration camp on April 15, l945, the British burned the camp barracks as a health precaution. Thoug...

  • Is there a Doctor in the house?

    Do you have medical practitioners in your family?==Add profiles and trace the professionThis project is to trace the medical profession in families. With the use of " History Link " and, profiles added here, you will be able to find, at a glance, how many in your family chose this career of healing.== History Link History link is a project and application that allows you to see at a glance, you...

  • Distinguished Service Order Recipients

    (Level 2 Gallantry Award)The D.S.O. was instituted by Royal Warrant on 6th September 1886.The D.S.O. was originally instituted as an award for officers of the British Army and Commonwealth Forces, usually at the rank of Major. It was, however, also awarded to officers at a rank above or below Major. The D.S.O. could be awarded for an act of meritorious or distinguished service in wartime and us...

  • Clan Irwin

    The way you spell the name (over 270 ways to date) matters little! It is more important that the same Scottish Clan has existed for more than ten centuries and continues today; historic in its contribution to the nation of Scotland; central to the Scottish “Plantation of Ireland”; and impressive in the importation of culture and strength to the American colonies by the Scots and...

  • Cabinetmakers

    Includes Furniture Makers Before the advent of industrial design, cabinet makers were responsible for the conception and the production of any piece of furniture. In the last half of the 18th century, cabinet makers, such as Thomas Sheraton, Thomas Chippendale, Shaver and Wormley Bros. Cabinet Constructors, and George Hepplewhite, also published books of furniture forms. These books were comp...

  • Jewish Families of Lublin

    This project seeks to collect and link the Jewish families of Lublin Poland. Geography: From wikipedia: Lublin [ˈlublʲin] ( listen) (Ukrainian: Люблін, Liublin, Yiddish: לובלין Lublin) is the ninth largest city in Poland, and the second largest city of Lesser Poland. It is the capital of Lublin V...

  • Baghdadi Trade Diaspora : Jews in Singapore

    Jewish communities in India : the path to Singapore The Jewish Traders created a very strong community in a place that had absolutely no Jewish life at all. They were Judeo/Arabic speaking immigrants dressed in long exotic robes who traced their roots back to Baghdad. In 1608 Britain’s East India Company expanded into and founded its first successful trading company in Surat, north o...

  • Trial of Oscar Pistorius for the murder of Reeva Steenkamp

    Oscar Leonard Carl Pistorius aka "Blade Runner" (b 1986) - the SA double amputee Olympic sprinter - shot his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp , dead on Valentines Day 2013. The State vs Oscar Pistorius Key Profiles: Oscar Pistorius - Accused Reeva Steenkamp - Victim Gerrie Nel - Prosecution Barry Roux - Defence Thokozile-Masipa - Judge

  • Artists of Fine Art

    Fine Art: Definition & Meaning The term "fine art" refers to an art form practised mainly for its aesthetic value and its beauty ("art for art's sake") rather than its functional value. Fine art is rooted in drawing and design-based works such as painting, printmaking, and sculpture. It is often contrasted with "applied art" and "crafts" which are both traditionally seen as utilitarian activi...

  • 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...

  • Doubell Genealogy of South Africa

    Research into the Doubell family of South Africa, descended from Michael George Doubell and Aletta Maria de Lange . We're looking for people to add their thoughts; research; frustrations :-) below: Starter Kit for How To Add Text to Projects Michael George Doubell : Born in 1799 Kent, England to Michael George & Maria Doubell . Marries Aletta Maria de Lange in Somerset-East, South...

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  • Leslie Ann

    About me: Wife, mother, grandmother, domestic engineer, and serious genealogy and family history addict. About my projects: When I first discovered Geni projects I was excited. A gathering place for ancestors with the same background, occupation, or talent,etc. A place where you can learn who else shared the same journey or tragedy as your ancestor. You can even discover that someone else...

  • Jewish Communities of Burgenland

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

  • Black Hawk War 1865-1872

    The United States Vs The Ute , Paluite , Navajo and Apache The Black Hawk War , or Black Hawk's War, from 1865 to 1872, is the name of the estimated 150 military engagement between Mormon settlers in the Four Corners region and members of the Ute, Paiute, Apache and Navajo tribes, led by a local Ute chief, Antonga Black Hawk. The conflict resulted in the abandonment of some settlements and ...

  • POLSON Family

    Research into the POLSON branch of the family tree.

  • 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...

  • Jewish families from Načeradec (Natscheradetz), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the village of Načeradec (Natscheradetz) in Benešov District in the Central Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic. Jewish history The Jewish community in Načeradec was founded in 1850, and in 1919 it was merged with the community in Vlašim. A Jewish religious school was founded in 1855 and closed down ...

  • USA Portal

    About the United States Portal The United States portal is created in order to facilitate those researching ancestors or relatives in the United States or elsewhere in the world but with American roots. We encourage everyone with links in the United States to communicate and explore a common ancestry. In this portal you will find sources and discussions that will help you with your resear...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Elizabeth and Dorcas, 1634

    No passenger list has been found for 1634 Elizabeth Dorcas. But from excerpts we know that Edward Bosworth and his family were aboard. From the Diary of Samuel Sewall (Vol. 3, page 396): Edward Bosworth, the Father, being ready to dye ask’d to be carried upon Deck, that he might see Canaan. When he had seen the Land he resigned his Soul and dyed: was carried ashoar and buried a...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Higginson Fleet, 1629

    The fourteenth trip of the Mayflower was part of the Higginson Fleet, leaving England Apr 24, 1629 for the Massachusetts Bay with MasterWilliam Pierce. Six ships: George Bonaventure , Lyon , Lyon's Whelp , Four Sisters , Mayflower (14) , Pilgrim (4) “Now in this year1629, a great company of people (The Higginson Fleet) of good rank, zeal, means and quality have made a great stock, an...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Handmaid, 1630

    Arrival of the Handmaid , 29 Oct. 1630 After twelve weeks at sea, the Handmaid docked at Plymouth on 29 Oct. 1630 with about 60 passengers. [1] They were the last group from Leiden. [2] The brethren described these arrivals as the "weakest and poorest", which may account for why none of their names were preserved. This was the last of the Pilgrim ships, although a few more brethren strayed ...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Phillip, 1635

    bring your ancestor profiles on over. Must be set to "public." The Phillip sailed from Gravesend to Virginia June 1635 under Master Richard Morgan "20 June 1635" Theis under-written names are to be transported to Virginea embarqued in the Phillip Richard Morgan Mr the Men have been examined by the Minister of the towne of Gravesend of their conformities to the orders & discipline of the...

  • Umbrella Project:: Veteran Affairs

    This project is an umbrella project for information pertaining to veterans connected to all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces; and The Confederacy. [ ] Military records offer great insight into ancestors' lives while providing information that may assist in breaking down the proverbial brick walls. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- VET...

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  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Unity, 1635

    from The Unity left Weymouth, England Sept 12, 1635 with her Master, John Taylor, arriving in Massachusetts Bay. Buck, William, his wife and family Cattell, Robert, and his family Corbin, Hugh, and his family Davies, Richard, and his family Ellwood, William, his wife and family Hollman, Arther (sic), and his family Looke, Robert, his wife and family Tailor, Nicholas, and h...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Blessing, 1635

    The Blessing, June 1635 From June 1635. Theis under written names are to be transported to New England imbarqued in the Blessing Jo: Lecester Mr the p'rties having brought Cert. from the minister and Justices of their conformitie being no Subsedy men, tooke ye oaths of Alleg: and Supremacie: Willm Cope 26 (usually spelled "Copp") Richard Cope 24 (usually spelled "Copp") Thomas Kin...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Sparrow, 1622

    from May, 1622 The Sparrow, at Maine from England, sent passengers in a boat to Plymouth, New England. Fishing vessel, Master Rogers. A boat arrived at the Plymouth Plantation from the Sparrow (fishing vessel at Maine, hired and sent out by Thomas Weston and John Beauchamp, salter of London, for their personal profit) with 7 men passengers sent by Weston to work for him in New England. Th...

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  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Diligent, 1638

    Passenger List of the Diligent 1638 Ipswich, Suffolk England to Boston Harbor Source: The Planters of the Commonwealth Charles E. Banks, published by Houghton Mifflin Co. (1930), pages 191-194. DILIGENT, of Ipswich, John Martin, Master. She sailed from Ipswich, Suffolk, in June and arrived August 10 at Boston, with about one hundred passengers, principally from Hingham, Norfolk, destined ...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Swift, 1630

    Planters of the Commonwealth: 1620-1640; Charles E.Banks, Boston,Mass,1930 SHIPS AND PASSENGERS: Winthrop's Fleet: 1630........pages 91-92 (LAST one for 1630) SWIFT, Stephen Reeks,master, 70 tons. Sailed from Bristol in April for Saco and Casco Bay ( Maine) with passengers and freight. It's POSSIBLE that the following emigrants came in her: --George Cleeves of Shrewsbury, vinter....to C...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Hector, 1637 & 1638

    Hector , England to Massachussets 1637 From Ship Passenger Lists by Carl Boyer referencing a previous work by Isabel MacBeath Calder entitled Passengers on the Hector, 1637-38, The New Haven Colony pp. 29-31. The following is the passenger list for the vessel Hector, which brought the passengers accompanying John Davenport and Theophilus Eaton to Connecticut in 1637. There is another ship c...

  • 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...

  • Ancient Planters of the Colony of Virginia

    The term "Ancient Planter" is applied to those persons who arrived in Virginia before 1616, remained for a period of three years, and paid their passage. They received the first patents of land in the new world as authorized by Sir Thomas Dale in 1618 for their personal adventure. Sub-projects Jordan Family Reynolds Family Primary source Wikipedia: Additional useful sites ...

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  • Jewish Families of Bečov nad Teplou

    Bečov nad Teplou, Czech Republic 50°05' N 12°49' E 73 mi W of Praha Bečov nad Teplou [Cz], Petschau [Ger], Bečov n.T. Bečov nad Teplou Czechoslovakia Bečov nad Teplou Bohemia Czechoslovakia Petschau Bohemia Austrian Empire BECOV NAD TEPLOU: Karlovy Vary, Bohemia PDF Print E-mail town website. The Jewish cemetery dates from 1662. A syn...

  • Ontario, Canada

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

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  • International German Portal

    in progress, but not closed yet or ever... and bring your friendly -not-german speaking, but with origines in germany-europe with you. any invitation if serious is to be honoured here, so don't stay alone! QUELLEN - not sorted yet, but it's a start ! ... FamilySeach'i German sources German archives

  • EDEL & NOBLE

    —2013-jun-26-11:18—jMVu— meewerken & aanvullen -vooral met levensjaartallen- STRAKS welkom, NU alvast alleen profiel- e/o document-linking en discussie-bijdragen P.S. This project started at a period that my experience with geni was stil rather POOR, but nowadays I hope everyone can find several different pages with documentation about NOBLE - EDEL - ADEL, NOT only from E...

  • Portal für Deutsch sprachige. Germany.

    Project "Portal für Deutsch sprachige.Germany" is an "umbrella" project where almost all German projects on Geni can be found. It is easiest to write in English to this project such as people all over the world can understand the text. Some profiles of german people will also be added to this project. Projects on Geni Nota BENE : newest above please ! Or would it be better to prese...

  • State of Idaho

    Idaho (aɪdəhoʊ/) is a state in the northwestern region of the United States. Idaho is the 14th largest, the 39th most populous, and the 7th least densely populated of the 50 United States. The state's largest city and capital is Boise. Residents are called "Idahoans". Idaho was admitted to the Union on July 3, 1890, as the 43rd state. Idaho's nickname is the "Gem State", ...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Mary & John, 1630

    The Mary & John left Plymouth, England March 20, 1630 with her unknown Master, arriving in Nantasket Point, now Dorchester, Mass., at the entrance of Boston Harbor on March 20, 1630, two weeks before the Winthrop Fleet arrived. These families and passengers were recruited by the Reverend John White of Dorchester, Dorset. Nearly all of the Mary and John 1630 passengers came from the West Count...

  • Colonial American Doctors

    Please add the profiles of the chirugeons, physicans, midwives, apothecaries and bonesetters who were our earliest doctors. Collaborators, feel free to update the page and add resource materials. Please note: 40% of the physicians in the early colonies were women. Midwives at this time were considered doctors. 18th Century American Medicine From In 18th Century England, there were thr...

  • State of Connecticut Cemetery Project

    Please check American Cemetery Project for instructions.

  • State of Connecticut with Counties Project

    This project is for those from Connecticut.Instructions. If the the community is not list you can create it.If you do not know where in the State the person is from.Please place him in project any way.(Name of City,Town,Etc),(Name of County),(Name of State)

  • Broodryk Family

    Surname: Originally " Brodrück ," but could also include variants such as "Brodtrück", "Brodtrückin", "Brodtreuck", "Brodrik", "Broodrijk", "Brodreich". In South Africa the surname was changed during the 1st generation to " Broodryk ". According to the "Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope" the records show the following;- Brotrick (Jan Christoff el) ; of Swa...

  • Cemeteries and Graves in South Africa/ Begraafplase en grafte in Suid Afrika

    Aim is to...... Profiles with added tombstone photo's Very Important Always give aknowledgement with the link to websites where photos were obtained from Towns must be added as heading. Co-ordinates where possible. It can be obtained for a grave you get from this website. REMEMBER aknowledgement MUST always be given. - A Alberton Fick Straat Begrafplaas/Cemetery - GPS: -26...

  • International War and Military projects Portal

    About this portal ( umbrella project) This International portal will list all war and military related projects on Geni. Minor wars and battles ,rebel and Guerilla wars can be added to this list too. If you come across a related project please add to this list. General war and military related projects: (not country specific) Military awards and decorations. Memori...

  • Darien Scheme

    The Darien Scheme was an unsuccessful attempt by the Kingdom of Scotland to become a world trading nation by establishing a colony called "Caledonia" on the Isthmus of Panama on the Gulf of Darién in the late 1690s. The aim was for the colony to have an overland route that connected the Pacific and Atlantic oceans. From the beginning the undertaking was beset by poor planning and provisi...

  • Riga Ghetto גטו ריגה

    The Riga Ghetto was a small area in Maskavas Forštate, neighborhood of Riga, Latvia, designated by the Nazis where Jews from Latvia, and later from Germany, were forced to live during World War II. On October 25, 1941, the Nazis relocated all Jews from Riga and the vicinity to the ghetto while the non-Jewish inhabitants were evicted. Most of the Latvian Jews (about 24,000) were killed ...

  • Scots in the West Indies, 1707-1857

    Scotland has had direct social and economic links with the West Indies for nearly 400 years. Settlement started in 1626 when James Hay, the Earl of Carlisle, was appointed Proprietor of Barbados, an event which led to a number of Scots making their way to the island. (For a list of Scottish emigrants to Barbados, see Barbados and Scotland, Links 1627-1877, by David Dobson.) Later Scottish trans...

  • Battle of Wyoming (Pennsylvania) (1778)

    The Battle of Wyoming (also known as the Wyoming Massacre) was an encounter during the American Revolutionary War between American Patriots and Loyalists accompanied by Iroquois raiders that took place in the Wyoming Valley of Pennsylvania on July 3, 1778. More than three hundred Patriots were killed in the battle. After the battle, settlers claimed that the Iroquois raiders had hunted and ki...

  • U.S.A. Indigenous peoples Portal

    This portal is meant to be a jumping off place for all Nations, Tribes, Clans. When finished it will contain no profiles but it will contain the links and documents that will help you name historic individuals. In the related projects you will find projects of specific groups. Since there are so many Indigenous peoples that will fit under this portal, it is Important that we remember that eac...

  • Native American Activists

    Native American Activist Please add profiles here of activists that are of Native American origin. Lest we forget those who stand for right and justice, may they be honoured. Activists Leonard Peltier (born September 12, 1944) is a Native American activist and member of the American Indian Movement (AIM). In 1977 he was convicted and sentenced to two consecutive terms of life imprisonme...

  • Baghdadi Trade Diaspora: Jews in Shanghai

    from From the Rivers of Babylon to the Whangpoo: A Century of Sephardi Jewish Life in Shanghai From Baghdad to Shanghai One of the most interesting chapters in Shanghai's history was the growth of a vibrant Jewish community, exiles who found refuge in the city from hardship, war and persecution. Baghdadi Jews came to Shanghai via India and first settled in the foreign enclave in 1845. Dur...

  • Baghdadi Trade Diaspora: Jews in Hong Kong

    from Wikipedia: History of the Jews in Hong Kong 1800s-1960s: origins Jews first arrived in Hong Kong when the territory was ceded to Great Britain by China in 1842. The Jews transferred their offices from neighboring Canton to Hong Kong and helped to develop this new port. The Hong Kong Jewish Community was first established in 1857. The first synagogue was set up in a rental house o...

  • US Senate Elections, 2016

    Please add to this project the Geni profiles of those running for Senator. Use "discussions" to identify profiles that need a curator to make into a public Master Profile. Up for election: 34 of the 100 seats in the U.S. Senate. From Wikipedia Elections for the United States Senate will be held on November 8, 2016, with 34 of the 100 seats in the United States Senate being contested in ...

  • Obitelj Žagar (Säger, Sägar, Xagar, Žagar)

    RODOSLOVLJE OBITELJI ŽAGAR (Säger, Sägar, Xagar, Žagar) Ovo je projekt o povijesti, podrjetlu i rodoslovlju obitelji prezimena Žagar (Säger, Sägar, Xagar, Žagar), precima braće Eduarda i Danila Žagara i njihovim potomcima. Rodonačelnik obitelji Žagar je Antun Žagar (1821. -1897) je rođen i pori...

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

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

  • Edmund Rice Descendants

    Finding and documenting all descendants of Edmund Rice. If you are a descendant of Edmund Rice, you are most welcome to join in the Edmund Rice autosomal DNA project. Edmund Rice autosomal DNA project Edmund Rice Association Famous descendants of Edmund Rice include: Steve Young, NFL football player Stillman Pond, Mormon Pioneer

  • New Brunswick, Canada

    This project is to explore the connections of various people and families who lived in New Brunswick, Canada

  • Nova Scotia, Canada

    This project is to explore the connections of various people and families who lived in Nova Scotia, Canada Sources: Vital Records

  • Mormon Pioneers 1850

    1850 This project is a sub project of the Mormon Pioneers (1847-1868) Master Project This page covers the Mormon Pioneers of 1850 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...

  • Early Photographers - 19th Century

    Early Photographers - 19th Century Image Right - Tent camera Obscura Please link the profiles of any ancestors, from any country) whose profession involved photography (not necessarily of note) to this project. See Also Notable Photographers 19th C Timeline of Photography (Extract from ) 1790 Thomas Wedgewood, in England, made photograms by placing objects on leather sensitized wit...

  • World War II - Pearl Harbor - USS Arizona

    USS Arizona was a Pennsylvania-class battleship built for and by the United States Navy in the mid-1910s. Named in honor of the 48th state's recent admission into the union, the ship was the second and last of the Pennsylvania class of "super-dreadnought" battleships. Although commissioned in 1916, the ship remained stateside during World War I . Shortly after the end of the war, Arizona was on...

  • Eastern Mennonite University

    [ ] Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) is a private liberal arts university in the Shenandoah Valley of the U.S. state of Virginia, affiliated with one of the historic peace churches, the Mennonite Church USA.[5] Its 97-acre (390,000 m2) main campus is located near Harrisonburg, Virginia. The university operates a satellite campus in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, which primarily caters to working ...

  • Yeoman

    Yeomen were farmers In the late 14th to 18th centuries, yeomen were farmers who owned land (freehold, leasehold or copyhold). Their wealth and the size of their landholding varied. Often it was hard to distinguish minor landed gentry from the wealthier yeomen, and wealthier husbandmen from the poorer yeomen. Sir Anthony Richard Wagner, Garter Principal King of Arms, wrote that "a Yeoman wou...

  • Choctaw Code Talkers

    Choctaw Code Talkers, Heros of WWI and The Choctaw Nation Choctaw Code Talkers: In the closing days of World War I, fourteen Choctaw Indian men in the Army's Thirty-Sixth Division, trained to use their language, helped the American Expeditionary Force win several key battles in the Meuse-Argonne Campaign in France, the final big German push of the war. The fourteen Choctaw Code Talkers were...

  • 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.

  • Comanche Code Talkers: The Comanche Signal Corp

    Comanche Code Talkers: The Comanche Signal Corp VS posah-tai-vo (crazy white man) After induction into the army, seventeen Comanche men were selected for the Signal Corps because of their unique language. The Comanche Signal Corp included ; Charles Chibitty Haddon Codynah Robert Holder Forrest Kassanavoid Wellington Mihecoby Edward Nahquaddy Perry Noyabad

  • Captured by Indians

    During the westward expansion of pioneers in the 17th through 19th centuries, thousands of European and African settlers were captured by American Indians. Indians waging war against settlers and other tribes often killed adult men and took women and children captive. These captives were adopted and integrated into tribal society. Their presence helped strengthen the tribe. Settlers in pion...

  • Oberlin College

    College=Oberlin College is a private liberal arts college in Oberlin, Ohio, noteworthy for having been the first American institution of higher learning to regularly admit female and black students in addition to white males. The Oberlin Conservatory of Music, part of the college, is the oldest continuously operating conservatory in the country." Oberlin is noted for its political and social si...

  • Laiuse mustlased

    Püsivalt ilmusid mustlased Eestisse 17. sajandil. Nad põhjustasid meile harjumatute elukommetega palju sekeldusi ja neid püüti korduvalt välja ajada kõigepealt linnadest, hiljem kogu maalt. See ei õnnestunud, mistõttu püüti mustlasi kinnistada teatud paikadesse, et nad elaksid koos talupoegadega ja oleksid nende valve all. 18...

  • Drancy Internment Camp

    The Drancy internment camp of Paris, France, was used to hold Jews who were later deported to the extermination camps. 65,000 Jews were deported from Drancy, of whom 63,000 were murdered[1] including 6,000 children. Only 2,000 remained alive when Allied forces liberated the camp on 17 August 1944. Drancy was under the control of the French police until 1943 when administration was taken over ...

  • World War II - Battle of the Bulge (December 1944 - January 1945)

    The Battle of the Bulge (16 December 1944 – 25 January 1945) was a major German offensive campaign launched through the densely forested Ardennes region of Wallonia in Belgium, France and Luxembourg on the Western Front toward the end of World War II in Europe. The surprise attack caught the Allied forces completely off guard and became the costliest battle in terms of casualties for the...

  • D Day (6 June 1944)

    The Normandy landings (codenamed Operation Neptune) were the landing operations on 6 June 1944 (termed D-Day) of the Allied invasion of Normandy in Operation Overlord during World War II. The largest seaborne invasion in history, the operation began the liberation of German-occupied northwestern Europe from Nazi control, and contributed to the Allied victory on the Western Front. Planning f...

  • Croix de Guerre Recipients

    The Croix de Guerre (English translation: Cross of War) is a military decoration of France, first created in 1915. It consists of a square-cross medal on two crossed swords, hanging from a ribbon with various degree pins. The decoration was awarded during World War I, World War II and in other conflicts. The Croix de guerre was also commonly bestowed on foreign military forces allied to Franc...

  • Purple Heart

    Purple Heart is a United States military decoration awarded in the name of the President to those wounded or killed, while serving, on or after April 5, 1917, with the U.S. military. With its forerunner, the Badge of Military Merit, which took the form of a heart made of purple cloth, the Purple Heart is the oldest military award still given to U.S. military members; the only earlier award bein...

  • 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...

  • Feldafing displaced persons camp

    Feldafing displaced persons camp in Bavaria was the first DP camp exclusively for use by liberated Jewish concentration camp prisoners. It was later used by Jewish refugees from the Russian controlled Jewish areas. The camp was located in Feldafing's Hoehenberg area and beyond. Overview The camp was opened by the United States Army on May 1, 1945 as an emergency measure to house mostly Hu...

  • Brevard Family (Descendants of Jean Brevard, Huguenot immigrant to Maryland)

    BREVARD FAMILY (Condensed from Wheeler's "Historical Sketches.") The Brevard family acted a very conspicuous part during our Revolutionary war. The first one of the name of whom anything is known [ Jean Brevard ] was a Huguenot who fled from France on the revocation of the edict of Nantes in 1685, and settled among the Scotch-Irish in the northern part of Ireland. He there formed the acquai...

  • Jewish Communities of Slovakia

    This is an umbrella project for all of the Jewish communities of Slovakia. Alistál Banska Bystrica Bardejov Bratislava Dolni Kubin Dunajska Streda Galanta Giraltovce

  • Julius Harf

    Antoine, Please send me your email address. I would like to collaborate and have information to share. Steve Harf steve.harf@gmail.com

  • Mormon Pioneers 1852

    1852 This project is a sub project of the Mormon Pioneers (1847-1868) Master Project This page covers the Mormon Pioneers of 1852 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...

  • Greek Coffee Corner

    Greek Coffee Corner To meet & greet between Greek citizens and Greek speaking, understanding people elsewhere in this world. Please also use other languages, so we can understand each other....

  • Jewish Families from Koloděje nad Lužnicí (Kalladay)

    The following are representative profiles for the various families in Koloděje nad Lužnicí: Löwy Antscherlik (1720) Sallomon Baasch (1746) Jakob Becker (1746) Israel Biegler (1750) David Boller (1729) Isak Diamant Jacob Ehrlich (1723) Salamon Epstein (1753)

  • Eesti arhitektid

    Siia projekti soovime Genist kokku koguda tuntumaid Eesti arhitekte läbi kõigi ajajärkude. Eesti arhitektide loend Vikipeedias Estonian architects

  • Blacks in World War I

    Black soldiers served in the First World War, just as they served in the Civil War (on both sides), and the Spanish American War. The war started in 1914 and ended in 1918, mostly in Europe, but also spread to the Far East and Africa. The United States did not get involved until 1917, when president Woodrow Wilson declared war on Germany. My wife's great uncle, Willie B. Daniel, served in...

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