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  • Dutch Painters ‧ 1700-1950

    Nederlandse & Vlaamse schilders ‧ 1700-1950 ‧ —A— • Jacobus Theodorus ABELS ‧ A'dam 1803-1866 Abcoude ‧ • Bernardus ACCAMA ‧ Burum 1697-1756 Leeuwarden ‧ • Johannes Evert Hendrik AKKERINGA ‧ Buitenzorg-Blinjoe 1861-1942 Amersfoort ‧ • Lodewijk Franciscus Hendrik -louis- APOL ‧ den Haag 1...

  • United States Figure Skating Hall of Fame

    United States Figure Skating Hall of Fame=The United States Figure Skating Hall of Fame serves as a repository for the sport of figure skating. The United States Figure Skating Hall of Fame is where the greatest names in the history of the sport are honored. To be inducted into the Hall of Fame is considered the highest achievement an American figure skater can attain. The Hall of Fame was foun...

  • Army of the Ohio (USA), US Civil War

    The Army of the Ohio was the name of two Union armies in the American Civil War. The first army became the Army of the Cumberland and the second army was created in 1863. Commanders Maj. Gen. Don Carlos Buell (November 15, 1861 – October 24, 1862) also department commander until March 11 Maj. Gen. William S. Rosecrans (October 24 – October 30, 1862) became the Army of the ...

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  • Members of the Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories

    This project has been created to house all current and former members of the Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories. Sources Official site

  • Members of the Nova Scotia House of Assembly

    This project has been created to house all current and former members of the Nova Scotia House of Assembly.

  • Jewish Families from Rzeszów, Poland

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families form the town of Rzeszów, Poland. JewishGen's Rzeszow page. YIVO's Rzeszow page.

  • Jewish Families from Prostějov (Prossnitz), Moravia, Czech Republic

    Austrian manufacturing town, in the province of Moravia. Probably its earliest Jewish settlement dated from the latter half of the fifteenth century, when exiles from Olmütz found a refuge there (1454). Up to the time when the restriction on the freedom of residence of Jews in Austria was removed, Prossnitz was the second largest congregation in Moravia, numbering 328 families (see Famil...

  • 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...

  • Canadian Indigenous Peoples Portal

    First Nations Inuit Métis Links Naming Conventions Working Notes for ref only Some Canadian Tribes Includes the Following Indian Tribes Algonkin Arapaho Assiniboin Atsina Bellabella Bellacoola Beothuk Family Chilliwack Chippewa Cowichan Cree Crow Dakota Etchaottine Etchareottine Etheneldeli Haida Hidatsa Huron Iroquois Kawchodinne Kitksan Kutchin Kutenai Kwakiutl Lill...

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  • Freemasons in America

    Freemasons, or simply "Masons," have been an integral part of American culture since the Colonial period and have immeasurably shaped the Republic 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 members working in their own communit...

  • 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...

  • 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,...

  • Curator profile exchange

    Fellow curators, please use this project to deposit any Master Profiles (MP) you no longer wish to curate. When assuming curatorship of profiles, please do so with in intention of maintaining and improving them. Thank you. Please be sure to remove profiles from the project when you assume curating responsibilities. Curators, please add your interest areas! Please, let me know if you wan...

  • Barry Family of South Africa

    How to Participate If you have an ancestor who was a Barry Get yourself added as a collaborator Navigate to your ancestor's profile Under the "More Actions" link choose "Add to Project" Select the Barry project How to add a link is explained in the attached document - Adding links to Geni profiles to projects. Optional: Include in the "About Me" section of each person a br...

  • Hatfeild Hall - Yorkshire, England

    Hatfeild Hall: Historical Building of Yorkshire, England Also known as, or recorded in historical documents as; Methley; Wodhall in Metheley; Hatfeild Image right - Hatfeild Hall 1770's Note - The archaic Hatfeild spelling is often retained for this Hall but modern Hatfield spelling is also used. Type of Building: Hatfeild Hall, Stanley has been described as a Fortified Manor ...

  • Jewish mayors outside of Israel

    The purpose of this project is to be able to have a list of all of the Jewish Mayors outside of Israel. This project will be listed by continent, then by country and finally town or city. Africa South Africa Cape Town Fritz Sonnenberg , Mayor from 1951 to 1953 Johannesburg Maurice Freeman , Mayor Pietersburg Julius Koenig Mayor Australasia Australia Bendigo, VI...

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  • Order of the British Empire O.B.E.

    The Order of the British Empire Project photo: Grand Cross's star of the Order of the British Empire. The Order of the British Empire recognises distinguished service to the arts and sciences, public services outside the Civil Service and work with charitable and welfare organisations of all kinds. It was created during the First World War in 1917 by George V. The King recognised the ne...

  • MyHeritage and Geni

    This Project is aimed to include all profiles that are on both the MyHeritage and Geni genealogical social networking sites and also to coordinate all users that are on both internet services

  • Build our Family Tree

    Let us update our family tree with latest individual information, individual and family photographs and interesting information about our family members.

  • Unity of Faith (Universal Family)

    This project is created to bring together, in nondenominational unity, individuals, who by joining project willingly affirm agreement with the following: 1. To celebrate the human family through recognition that God is Creator and Father. 2. To celebrate the human family through recognition that everyone regardless of race; creed; ethnicity; gender; socio-economic status; and pedigree, are ...

  • Biblical Tree

    In the beginning G-d created the heaven and the earth. . . . Thus begins history as told by Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Six "days" later, G-d created Adam & Eve , and the rest, as they say... is history. Likewise, this is probably the very first " merge project " started on Geni, way back in January 2009, by Shmuel-Aharon Kam (who runs it like a Tyrant!). The goal of this project is to...

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  • LYRA (LIIRA, LIJRA, LIIR) suguvõsa

    Suguvõsa uurimine, kokkutulekud jne Lyra suguvõsa grupp facebookis: Suguvõsa kokkutulekud: Lyra suguvõsa kokkutulek 2012.a Misso Lyra suguvõsa kokkutulek 2013.a Vana-Vigalas Suguvõsa kokkutulek 2014.a Võrumaal JÄRGMINE KOKKUTULEK TOIMUB JUULI 2016.A! Arutame suvise kokkutulekut! Kallid inimesed! Kellel on suguvõ...

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  • Mormon Pioneers 1848

    1848 This project is a sub project of the Mormon Pioneers (1847-1868) Master Project This page covers the Mormon Pioneers of 1848 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...

  • Research exchange/Navorsing uitruilskema

    Exchange of death notices and other genealogical sources All researchers spending hours, years and days in Archives have a lot of Research material that they can’t fit into their trees. The Main Aim of this project is To place the names of the countries with the name of the deceased in this project. If anybody feel they can use it, they are free to Contact the holder/...

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  • Familie/Family Marais

    This project has been set up to service the Marais tree on Geni. We will post links to useful web pages here, but probably the most important purpose is to have somewhere where descendants can post queries and ask for help. Please do not add all your Marais profiles to this project - only those that there are queries about. We will add an outline of immediate descendants at the bottom of the ...

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  • 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...

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

    KROONSTAD Camp details Date open:01/03/1901 Date closed:12/01/1903 Unique ID:12 A B C Jacoba Hester Magdalena Claasens 19835-1901 Jacobus Hendrik Lodewicus Claasens 1893 - 1902 D Hendrik Johannes de Bruin 1896 -16/9/1901 Kroonstad RC. Hendrik Louis Janette de Bruin ca 1899 - 28/2/1901 Sarel Cornelis de Bruin ca1901 - 1901 new born, Elsje Maria de Bruin, nee...

  • American slave owners

    This project is the master project for Slave Owners in the United States. American slave owners or slaveholders were owners of slaves in the United States which typically worked either as agriculture laborers or house servants. The practice was common until its abolition in 1865 with the end of the Civil War and the ratification of the Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution. List of notab...

  • Hungarian Jewish Online Databases

    JewishGen Records Research: Jewish Hungary Database Hungarian Name Changes Searchable! Hungarian Jewish Records post-1895 digitized by the LDS Hungary Post-1895 Civil Registrations Slovakia Slovakia Jewish Registrations through 1910 Slovakia Slovakia 1869 Census Jewish Burials Index (Nationwide) - in addition to those found on JewishGen - note: needs Hungarian diacritica...

  • 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...

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  • Jewish Families from Liteň (Litten), Beroun District, Bohemia, Czech Republic

    Introduction and Jewish Life Liteň is a small town in Central Bohemia (Středočeský kraj), located about 27 km. southwest of Prague, and about 8 km. southeast of the district town of Beroun. Geographical coordinates are: Latitude: 49.9, Longitude: 14.15 49° 54′ 0″ North, 14° 9′ 0″ East. Documents for earliest Jewish settlers &...

  • Musicians, Composers and Orchestra Leaders

    A musician (or instrumentalist) is a person who is talented in making music or performing music creatively, or one who composes, conducts, or performs music, particularly instrumental music. Musicians can specialize in any musical style, and some musicians play in a variety of different styles. Examples of a musician's possible skills include performing, conducting, singing, composing, arrang...

  • Jewish families from Sokolov (Falkenau), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Sokolov (Falkenau) in Bohemia, Czech Republic. Falknov nad Ohří in Czech (until 1948) Sokolov (German: Falkenau an der Eger) is a city located to NE of Cheb and has about 28,000 inhabitants. The first written record of Sokolov is from April 1279 when it was in the possession of the Nothafts. At the end of ...

  • Haljala kalmistu

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

  • The Winchester (VA) Connection

    It's rather surprising how many persons of note were born in, lived in, or had something significant happen while visiting Winchester, VA. It's not just the city's many Civil War connections - it started long before that, and continued long afterward. George Washington , for instance, spent his early youth on the frontier at and beyond Winchester, surveying for Thomas, Lord Fairfax . He began...

  • Gallipoli Campaign

    Gallipoli Campaign The Gallipoli Campaign, also known as the Dardanelles Campaign or the Battle of Gallipoli or the Battle of Çanakkale (Turkish: Çanakkale Savaşı), took place at the peninsula of Gallipoli in the Ottoman Empire (now Gelibolu in modern day Turkey) between 25 April 1915 and 9 January 1916, during the First World War. A joint British and French oper...

  • Jewish Families of Gaya (Kyjov)

    This project identifies individuals connected to the town of Gaya (Kyjov) in the Hodonín district of Southern Moravia . Individuals who lived in Gaya and its surrounding villages, or who were raised in families with immediate connections to the town, will be tagged here. A list entitled Namen das Familianten appears in the Czech Jewish Registers volume on "Kyjov, #931: N [births] 1818,...

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  • Notable New Zealanders

    Kia Ora! Welcome. This project is to document the genealogies for notable people who were born in or lived in Aotearoa New Zealand. Prime Ministers List of New Zealand Prime Ministers Henry Sewell (1856-1856) Sir William Fox (1856-1856) Sir Edward Stafford (1856-1861; 1865-1869; 1872-1872) Alfred Domett (1862-1863) Frederick Whitaker Frederick Weld George Waterhouse Sir Ju...

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  • Políticos e Diplomatas Brasileiros

    Este Projeto pretende elencar os célebres políticos e diplomatas brasileiros, sem uma classificação única, para que no futuro se possa desmembra-lo em subprojetos próprios. Adelfo Poli Monjardim (1903 - ?) Aderbal Ramos da Silva (1911 — 1985) Aécio Neves ( 1960) Afonso Arinos de de Melo Franco Filho (1930) Afonso Celso de Assis...

  • Personalidades Brasileiras

    Este é o primeiro projeto brasileiro criado no Geni. Por ser o primeiro, é o mais abrangente possível: qualquer personalidade pública brasileira, histórica ou atual, pode ser aqui incluída. Parece natural que o projeto, no futuro, desmembre-se em vários outros. A categorização feita aqui na descrição do projeto ir&#x...

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  • Notáveis Intelectuais e Escritores Brasileiros / Brazilian Notables Intellectuals and Writers

    Este projeto visa organizar dados genealógicos sobre os notáveis e proeminentes escritores brasileiros de ficção, poesia e não-ficção, contistas, romancistas, dramaturgos e jornalistas. Abílio César Borges, 1º barão de Macaúbas (1824 - 1891) Adelmar Tavares (1888 - 1963) Afonso Arinos (1868 - 1916) Afo...

  • Karjaküla kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Karjaküla kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Kalmistu kaart Maetu otsing Haudi andmebaasis Karjaküla kalmistu Billiongravesi andmebaasis --------------------------------------------------...

  • McKee's Unconnected on GENI

    McKee's Unconnected on GENI Will be a means to list all branches on GENI that are not connected There are two other projects that are a part of this Mckees of Virginia, Kentucky & Indiana and McKee - Ancestry It is hoped that this will eliminate the bulk from these pages and will provided a single one stop research page to list these lines As they are connected it will be easier to dele...

  • Jazz Greats

    Jazz Greats - Discussion for the Jazz greats of yesterday. The Jazz Greats The Roots of R&B Female Lucille Dixon Robertson Sarah Vaughan Dinah Washington Ella Fitzgerald Anita O'Day Nellie Lutcher Janet Brace Polly Bergen Peggy Lee Jean TV Mama

  • Victoria Cross holders

    The Victoria Cross (VC) is the highest military decoration awarded for valour "in the face of the enemy" to members of the armed forces of various Commonwealth countries, and previous British Empire territories. Victoria Cross List of Victoria Cross recipients by nationality List of Victoria Cross recipients of uncertain nationality British West Indies recipients of the Victoria Cross ...

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  • john C Armsworthy

    born aboutb 1836 -1902

  • Cathars

    Work in progress Chapters to be added: 'Cathar belief system', 'Geopolitical context'... Objective of this Project The objectives of this project are... To connect the major actors around the Cathar movement and the ensuing inquisition across regional boundaries - and thus to gain better insight into a phenomenon that had significant consequences for the political shape of modern Spain ...

  • Descendants of Edward Harrington(1593-1653)

    Project for those descended from Edward Harrington(1593-1653).

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  • Jewish Families from Mladá Boleslav (Jungbunzlau), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect representatives of all of the Jewish families from Mladá Boleslav (Jungbunzlau) in Bohemia, Czech Republic. Town in Bohemia, 60 kilometers north of Prague. The presence of Jews in Mladá Boleslav (Ger., Jungbunzlau; known to Jews as Bumsla) was documented by the second half of the fifteenth century. Until the nineteenth century, Jews comprised roughl...

  • Prominent Historians and Philosophers

    Prominent Historians and Philosophers who have made major contributions to our understanding of our world and the human condition. Selected profiles list by activity period: BCE Pythagoras - Ὁ Πυθαγόρας (c. 570 BCE – c. 495 BCE ) Ionian Greek philosopher, mathematician, and founder of the religious movement o...

  • Mega Merge

    Purpose Project to determine which geni.com profiles have been involved in a large number of merges. Please include profiles that have 100+ managers or more by adding them to the project. Possible Uses Performance benchmark tests Researching collaborative genealogy trends Possible profiles that need profile locking or curator following. Draw attention to geni.com's goal of one per...

  • German War Graves in Woodland Cemetery, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada

    During the First and Second Wars German Prisoners of War were detained in POW camps throughout Canada. 187 of them died while detained in Canadian POW camps during both World Wars and were buried at various sites across Canada. The German War Graves Commission , a humanitarian organization charged with registering the German war dead abroad, wanted to consolidate the German POWs in one place to...

  • Order of Ontario

    The Order of Ontario is the most prestigious official honour in the Canadian province of Ontario. Instituted in 1986 by Lieutenant Governor Lincoln Alexander, on the advice of the Cabinet under Premier David Peterson, the civilian order is administered by the Lieutenant Governor-in-Council and is intended to honour current or former Ontario residents for conspicuous achievements in any field. ...

  • Saint-Henri-de-Taillon, Québec, Canada

    Aperçu Saint-Henri-de-Taillon ( carte ) est situé au Nord-Est du Lac-Saint-Jean. Cette petite municipalité compte environ 774 habitants. La situation géographique de celle-ci fait en sorte qu'elle offre une des plus belle fenêtre, afin de contempler le majestueux Lac-Saint-Jean. Saint-Henri-de-Taillon offre un accès sans pareil au Lac St-Jean par se...

  • Unconnected Trees

    Key Profiles Two separate lists - please add each profile to both - the 1st in alphabetical order by SURNAME, and 2nd in alphabetical order by COUNTRY of BIRTH. (This may be harder to establish and may have to go under more than one country in some cases). Please use the format used below. The numbers in the [square brackets] are [Family tree/Blood relatives] Alphabetical order by surname...

  • Governors of New France (1534-1763)

    Gouverneurs de la Nouvelle-France Governors of New France Historical Context Governors Gouverneur (Governor) 1534-1541 : Jacques Cartier Lieutenant--général (Lieutenant-General) 1541-1543 : Jean-François de la Rocque, sieur de Roberval 1543-1598 : Colonie abandonnée (colony abandoned) Lieutenants-généraux (Lieutenants-General) ...

  • Roman Catholic Saints

    Saints of the Roman Catholic Church are people who are seen as exceptionally holy and have undergone a formal process, called canonization. Formal canonization is a lengthy process often taking many years, even centuries. List of Roman Catholic saints A Abbo Floriacensis Abgarus V Abundius Acacius Adalbertus Adeluoldus Adeodatus I Aelredus Agapetus I Agapitus Praenesti...

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  • Military Colleges of Canada

    Devise - Motto Verité, Devoir, Vaillance Truth, Duty, Valour Sommaire - Overview Le Collège militaire royal du Canada (CMR), situé à Kingston, Ontario, est une académie militaire bilingue anglais-français. Seule université fédérale au Canada, il forme le personnel des Forces armées canadiennes. Wikipédia ...

  • HMCS Kootenay 258 Explosion on October 23, 1969

    Summary (from HMCS Kootenay (DDE 258), Wikipedia ) 1969 gearbox explosion and fire On the morning of 23 October 1969, Kootenay was part of a task force that had been exercising in United Kingdom waters and was returning to Canada, heading westward in the English Channel off Plymouth. The task force consisted of HMCS Bonaventure, HMCS Terra Nova, HMCS Fraser, HMCS St. Laurent, HMCS Ottawa,...

  • Pionniers du Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean

    Introduction Nous allons explorer dans ce projets les pionniers du Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean dans les domaines suivants : exploration, colonisation économique, commerce religion politique science, éducation sports culture et art Ce projet promeut aussi les familles courageuses qui ont prit racine dans la région. ... à suivre... Exploration et ...

  • Mugshot Collections

    Introduction A mugshot is a photograph usually taken after a person is arrested. The original purpose of the mugshot was for the police to have a photographic record of the person to allow for identification by investigators and victims. Taking photographs of persons who were arrested began in the 1840's. Alphonse Bertillon standardized the process of taking these photographs in 1888, a pro...

  • Dynasties de Provence

    OBJET : un inventaire non-exhaustif (et évoluant), depuis lequel on procède à mieux intégrer et compléter les anciennes familles de Provence - de leurs origines jusqu'à nos jours PURPOSE: a non-exhaustive (and expanding) inventory which helps to further integrate and complete the ancient families of Provence - from their origins all the way to the p...

  • Compagnie des Cent-Associés

    Sommaire Fondé par le Cardinal de Richelieu , la Compagnie des Cent-Associés de la Nouvelle-France voit le jour le 29 avril 1627. C'est la première à s'installer au Canada parmi les Compagnies européennes fondées au XVIIe siècle. De 1629 à 1635, Samuel de Champlain est le Lieutenant de la Compagnie en Nouvelle-France. La Compagnie es...

  • Tragédie à Saint-Jean-Vianney le 4 mai 1971

    Aperçu Overview Le soir du 4 mai 1971, à 22 h 50, la terre commence à glisser vers la rivière. Une partie du village de Saint-Jean-Vianney s'est effondrée. La population, dans l'obscurité et ne sachant même pas ce qui se passait, fut prise de panique. Durant la nuit, une quarantaine de maisons et une trentaine d'autos furent engouffrées ...

  • Premiers of Québec

    Liste des premiers ministres québécois Pierre-Joseph-Olivier Chauveau ; 15 juillet 1867 ; Conservateur Gédéon Ouimet ; 27 février 1873 ; Conservateur Boucher De Boucherville, Charles-Eugène ; 1) 22 septembre 1874 2) 21 décembre 1891; Conservateur Henri-Gustave Joly de Lotbinière ; 8 mars 1878 ; Libéral Chapleau, Joseph-A...

  • French Legion of Honour

    Legion of Honour , officially National Order of the Legion of Honour, French Ordre national de la Légion d’honneur , Legion of Honour - premier order of the French republic, created by Napoleon Bonaparte, then First Consul, on May 19, 1802, as a general military and civil order of merit conferred without regard to birth or religion provided that anyone admitted swears to uphold li...

  • Intendants of New France (1663-1760)

    Intendants de la Nouvelle-France Intendants of New France ==Historical Context== Intendants 1663-1665 : Louis Robert de la Fortelle 1665-1668 : Jean Talon 1668-1670 : Claude de Bouteroue d'Aubigny 1670-1672 : Jean Talon 1675-1682 : Jacques Duchesneau de la Doussinière et d'Ambault 1682-1682 : Michel Bégon de la Picardière 1682-1686 : Jacques de Meulles...

  • L'Exhaussement du Lac Saint-Jean

    Aperçu L'exhaussement des eaux du lac Saint-Jean entre 1926-1930 fut une catastrophe écologique et humaine incompréhensive. Des communautés entières ont été éradiquées pour satisfaire les désirs économiques de dirigeants industriels et hommes politiques de l'époque. Aucune personne en ces temps n'a porté...

  • Disaster at the Laval Prison on July 11, 1978

    Sommaire En 1978, le pénitencier Laval était une institution centenaire gardant captive une population de 500 hommes, dont parmi les plus grands criminels du Québec. Il y avait parfois des tentatives d'évasions mais elles réussissaient rarement. Au pire, certains malfaiteurs demeuraient au large pendant une journée ou deux avant d'être re-captu...

  • The Italian Hall Disaster, Calumet, Michigan, 1913

    Introduction The Italian Hall Disaster occured in Calumet, Michigan on Christmas Eve, 1913 during the strikes at the copper mines. During a Christmas party held in the upstairs of the Italian Hall someone falsely shouted fire. The party goers, mostly children, rushed down the stairs in an attempt to get out of the building. The doors at the base of the stairs were closed. In the rush to leave...

  • Coalition for the Standardization of Geni Naming Conventions – Proposals for new fields or field changes

    Objectives: As we are working our way through fields we may be able to suggest simple changes that could make a field work better for a particular convention. As we are confirming our conventions it may help if we could measure the impact any new field proposals will have. We may need a combination of potential solutions for instance. If it turns out we all fit 100% with a parti...

  • Geni Curator Projects - Guide

    Curators, please don't forget to add your projects, thank you. The aim of this project is to collect and identify curator projects so that geni members will be better able to see which curators are serving in the area of their particular interest. As the project progresses, links under the subjects will be better sub-categorized. Click "Related Projects" on right for more comprehensive ...

  • Coalition for the Standardization of Geni Naming Conventions – Global and Local Definition project

    Objective 1) Confirmation and acceptance of the concept of separate “Naming Conventions”. Convention is a commonly accepted concept and it seems obvious that we need them, but are able to say we “ agree that this is the way to go? If not should we take some steps to do so now and validate a decision that we have agreement on this explicitly? If so how? 2) As a first s...

  • Coalition for the Standardization of Geni Naming Conventions – Examples and Test Cases

    Supporting project for Workshop being held on naming conventions. Profiles linked here are examples and test cases and represent the naming conventions as defined. Functionality will be asked from Geni to provide a link to a Convention page on every profile that will take us to the details of a specific convention as sampled below. Curators and Leaders in specific areas are invited to detai...

  • Order of Canada

    Order of Canada Zhe Order of Canada (French: Ordre du Canada) is a Canadian national order, admission into which is, within the system of orders, decorations, and medals of Canada, the second highest honour for merit. It comes second only to membership in the Order of Merit, which is within the personal gift of Canada's monarch. To coincide with the centennial of Canadian Confederation, t...

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  • Imigrantes Portugueses do Concelho de Miranda do Corvo ao Brasil / Portuguese immigrants of Concelho of Miranda do Corvo to Brazil

    Este é um subprojeto relacionado ao Projeto Maior Brasil: Imigrantes Portugueses ao Brasil / Portuguese immigrants to Brazil Aqui estão relacionados os imigrantes portugueses que vieram ao Brasil do Concelho de MIRANDA DO CORVO .

  • Pointe-aux-Trembles, Québec, Canada

    {en construction} (Pour Pointes-aux-Trembles, Portneuf, voir Neuville ) (Laval-de-Montréal (ville) (1.7.1845 - 1.1.1925) Sources site officiel Pointe-aux-Trembles (ville), PADREM

  • Barrister

    barrister (also known as barrister-at-law or Bar-at-law) is a type of lawyer in common law jurisdictions with a split legal profession, usually of greater value. Barristers specialize in courtroom advocacy and litigation. Their tasks include taking cases in large tribunals, drafting legal pleadings and giving expert legal opinions. Often, barristers are also regarded as legal scholars.Barrister...

  • Habitantes mais antigos de Pedro Miguel

    This is a list of the adult inhabitants during the first half of 17th century in Pedro Miguel. It has been extracted from church records. This list is not complete for it includes only the head of families whose parents are unknown. There were other adults but those are children of the ones listed here. It is said the parish was created by Diogo Rixão and his wife Beatriz Alberná...

  • Jewish Families of Skalat

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Skałat, Ukraine. JewishGen KehilaLinks Skalat page Gesher Galicia Skalat page JRI-Poland Skalat page Virtual Jewish Library Skalat page SKALAT (Pol. Skałat), town in Tarnopol district, Ukraine. Formerly within Poland, Skalat passed to Austria in 1772, reverting to Poland between the two world w...

  • Marriageable Girls

    Introduction Most of us are familiar with the story of the King's Daughters or Filles du roi ; the state sponsored program that brought almost 800 single women to Quebec in the early days of the French settlement, but what is not so well known is the story of the filles à marier . Between 1634 and 1662; 262 young ladies braved the elements to begin an uncertain future in the backwoods ...

  • Land Surveyors of New-France

    Aperçu Overview « Le géomètre-expert est le professionnel qui identifie, délimite, mesure, évalue la propriété immobilière publique ou privée, bâtie ou non, tant à la surface qu'en sous-sol, ainsi que les travaux qu'on y exécute et qui organise son enregistrement et celui des droits réels attach&...

  • Women in Military Conflicts - Doctors, Nurses and others

    Women in Military Conflicts - Doctors, Nurses and others The object of this project is to assemble profiles of women who played a roll in Military conflicts - mainly Doctors and Nurses - who were involved in wars up to and including World War II. Early records indicate that nursing was originally conducted by monks and nuns of various religious orders. It was considered to be work of a sp...

  • 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...

  • Hudsons Bay Company

    The Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) (French: Compagnie de la Baie d'Hudson ), commonly referred to as "The Bay" ( "La Baie " in French) is the oldest commercial corporation in North America (in continuous operation for over 340 years) and one of the oldest in the world. A fur trading business for much of its existence, today Hudson's Bay Company owns and operates retail stores throughout Canada and ...

  • Queen Anne's War

    This is another project covering a period of America, not much researched or talked about. Queen Anne's War (1702–1713), as the North American theater of the War of the Spanish Succession was known in the British colonies, was the second in a series of French and Indian Wars fought between France and England, later Great Britain,[1] in North America for control of the continent. The ...

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  • Town Founders

    Objective A project to honor the founders of our towns and cities worldwide. These men and women are our civil and religious leaders that built a community though their hard work, leadership, vision, and pioneer spirit. The profiles that are added should include a description of their role in the creation of the town. The photo on the right is a picture of Hershey, PA, which was founded and p...

  • Jewish Families of Strusov, Ukraine (Formerly Strusiv, Galicia, Austro-Hungary)

    Strusov is a very small town located in Ternopolskaya at 49º20 25º37, near Ternopil and 12 km from Terebovlya and 120 km from Chernovtsy. The cemetery is located at SW village, near entry from Buchach. Present town population is 1,000-5,000 with no Jews. The earliest known Jewish Community was 18th century. 1939 Jewish population (census) was 579. The last known Chortkovskaya Hasi...

  • Apothecaries

    Please add your pill rolling, potion brewing ancestors to this project. From the project page, actions > add profiles; from the profile, actions > add to project. Profiles must be set to public. Collaborators, feel free to add resources (images, documents, links) and add more collaborators. From Going Medieval: The Revival of "Apothecary" "Apothecary" is a very old word indeed. It first app...

  • French Speakers Featured on Canadian Stamps

    Sommaire Projet inspiré des travaux de Vincent Fontaine, étudiant à la maîtrise, Département d'histoire de l'Université Laval : « Les francophones représentés sur les timbres canadiens, 1851-2002 ». Le Canada a émit, depuis sont premier timbres jusqu'à 2002, 104 timbres qui arborent le portrait ou le nom d'a...

  • Memorial to European Rabbis that Perished in the Holocaust

    Books and web sites about Rabbis that Perished in the Holocaust: Dr. Pnina Mysels wrote about Rabbis that perished in the Holocaust ( "רבנים שנספו בשואה "). The bibliography for that site More data about the Holocaust victims can be found in the Yad VaShem Data Base . Here I'd like to ...

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  • Danish Resistance Movements during WWII

    På dansk for neden, danish below 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 ...

  • Kven - Kainu - Kvenland

    The text is written in Norwegian. Om kvenbegrepet Ordet kven er registrert første gang brukt i kong Ottar s omtale på slutten av 800 tallet (ca 890). Historisk bakgrunn De første skriftlige belegg for kvensk bosetning i Nord Norge er i skattemanntall fra 1520 tallet. Om kvensk språk Kvensk / kainunkieli er et finsk-ugrisk språk. Og ble brukt i Kven...

  • Jewish families from Sobědruhy (Soborten), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Sobědruhy (Soborten) in Bohemia, Czech Republic. (now known as Teplice-Sobědruhy) History & News Links:

  • Premiers of Manitoba

    The Canadian province of Manitoba was created in 1870. Manitoba has a unicameral Westminster-style parliamentary government, in which the Premier is the leader of the party that controls the most seats in the Legislative Assembly. The Premier is Manitoba's head of government, and the Queen of Canada is its head of state and is represented by the Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba. The Premier pick...

  • 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...

  • Premiers of New Brunswick

    The Canadian province of New Brunswick was a British crown colony before it joined Canada in 1867. It had a system of responsible government beginning in 1854, and has kept its own legislature to deal with provincial matters. New Brunswick has a unicameral Westminster-style parliamentary government, in which the Premier is the leader of the party that controls the most seats in the Legislative ...

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