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  • Workshop - Dutch-Portuguese-Local ethnoconvergence

    Personal workshop, work in progress . . _____________________________________________________________________________________ Ceylon : "Burghers". Influences: Portuguese, Dutch, Sinhalese, Tamil. P/D switch : 1656 See "Sri Lanka mestiços". Malakka : P/D/ switch : 1641 See "Gente Kristang" Pernambuco D/P switch : 1654 Elmina P/D switch : 1637 ...

  • The Steamboat Sultana

    The worst maritime tragedy in American History happened at 2:00 a.m. April 27, 1865, on the Mississippi River near Memphis, Tennessee when a 260 foot wooden hulled, 3 story steamboat named Sultana exploded. There were 6 times more people on board than the carrying capacity of 376. By comparison, the Titanic was 882 feet long and 11 stories high and carried 2227 people. An estimated 1,800 of Sul...

  • VOC Directors in Persia

    VOC Directeurs in Perzië . . . _____________________________________________________ Historical Context (Under construction) Directors 1620-1629 : Pieter van den Broek 1626-1629 : Hubert Visnicht (waarnemend) 1629-1632 : Johan van Hazel (of van Hasselt) 1632-1633 : Henrik Hagenaar, opperkoopman 1633-1638 : Nicolaas Overschie, opperkoopman 1638-1639 : Adam West...

  • County Donegal, Ireland - Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards

    Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards of County Donegal, Ireland Image Right - Upper Fahan (St. Mura's) Church of ireland Churchyard The aim of this project is to gather together information regarding cemeteries and graveyards in the county which either have available transcriptions or have been photographed and transcribed. Please update the project by adding links to any ...

  • Governors of Formosa

    Gouverneurs van Formosa (1624-1662) Gobernadores de Formosa (1626-1642) . _____________________________________________________ Historical Context (Under construction) Gouverneurs van Nederlands Formosa 1624-1625 : Marten Sonk 1625-1627 : Gerard Frederikszoon de With 1627-1629 : Pieter Nuyts 1629-1636 : Hans Putmans 1636-1640 : Johan van der Burg 1640-1643 : Paulus Tra...

  • VOC Opperhoofden in Arakan

    VOC Chief Factors in Arakan . . . _____________________________________________________ Historical Context (Under construction) Chief Factors 1608-1610 : Pieter Willemsz. Elbing 1610-1614 : Jacob Dirksz. Kortenhoef 1612-1614 : Jan Claes Lobbessen 1614-1615 : Andries Criek 1615-1616 : Jan Gaeff 1616-1617 : Jan Thijsz. Ens 1617-1619 : Andriaan Van der Meer 1619-162...

  • Kings of Assyria

    Assyria or Athura (Aramaic for Assyria) was a Semitic Akkadian kingdom, extant as a nation state from the late 25th or early–24th century BC to 608 BC centred on the Upper Tigris river, in northern Mesopotamia (present day northern Iraq), that came to rule regional empires a number of times through history. It was named for its original capital, the ancient city of Assur. The Early P...

  • Jewish Families of Szczekociny

    Szczekociny, Poland 50°38' N 19°50' E 122 mi SSW of Warszawa Szczekociny Włoszczowa Kielce Poland Szczekociny [Pol], Shtshekotshin [Yid], Shchekotsiny [Rus], Schtschekotzin [Ger], Chekotchkin, Shchekochin, Shchekotsini, Shtekechin, Shtekishin, Shtekotchin, Shtekotshin

  • VOC Opperhoofden in Tonkin

    VOC Chief Factors in Tonkin Behalve de gebieden waar de Hollandse handelsactiviteiten van de VOC zich ontpopten tot een coloniale aanwezigheid, waren er belangrijke gebieden waar de VOC vestigingen ondergeschikt bleven aan de lokale machtshebbers. De rol van de VOC concentreerde zich dan op handel en diplomatie - hetgeen uiteraard politieke consequenties had in de betrekkingen met andere colo...

  • Dutch Governors Abroad

    NL: Een overzicht van de Nederlandse koloniën, en de politieke leiders die deze gebieden beheerden.. Meteen ook een introductie tot de manier waarop deze koloniën eventueel overgingen op andere mogendheden, en een verband naar de famiale connecties die te maken hebben met deze contreien. EN: An overview of the Dutch colonies, and of its political leaders. Also introducing the ha...

  • Tasmania, Australia Portal

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

  • Notable Americans of Dutch descent

    Notable Americans of Dutch descent The first Dutch settlers arrived in 1624 and founded a number of villages and a town called New Amsterdam on the East Coast, which would become the future world metropolis of New York. According to the 2006 United States Census, more than 5 million Americans claim total or partial Dutch heritage. Today the majority of the Dutch Americans live in California, ...

  • The first settlers in Ness Ziona המתיישבים הראשונים בנס-ציונה

    Tribute to the first settlers in Ness Ziona (Hebrew: נֵס צִיּוֹנָה), a city in central Israel founded in 1883. Ness Ziona is located ca 10 Km SE of Tel Aviv. Photo: Ness Ziona Banner flown by Michael Halpern in 1891 - בתמונה: דגל נס...

  • Sjömän i handelsflottan

    Många har sjömän i handelsflottan som sina förfäder. Jag har varit i kontakt med Riksarkivet i Stockholm. Från deras kundcenter har jag fått besked att de bara har 10 sjömanshus med namn registrerade. Inga utländska sjömanshus. De bad mig vända mig till Härnösands landsarkiv vilket jag har gjort. å...

  • Governors of Tasmania

    List of Lieut.-Governors in the South Colonel David Collins ( wikipedia entry) Edward Lord Captain J. Murray List of Lieut.-Governors in the North Colonel William Paterson ( wikipedia entry) John Brabyn Major G.A. Gordon Captain J. Ritchie List of Governors of Van Dieman's Land Colonel Thomas Davey ( wikipedia entry) Colonel William Sorell ( wikipedia entry) Co...

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  • One Room School House Teachers

    One-room schools were commonplace throughout rural portions of various countries including the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, Ireland and Spain in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. In most rural (country) and small town schools, all of the students met in a single room. There, a single teacher taught academic basics to several grade levels of elementary...

  • Important Jewish Family Tree Charts & Sources

    Illustrious Family Tree Charts, By Chaim Freedman , ( documents tab ) The Unbroken Chain , & Lurie Legacy by Dr. Neil Rosenstein Genealogy Specialists on Geni ------------------------------------ DAYAN FAMILY OF ALEPPO TREE CHART HOROWITZ FAMILY TREE CHART THE HOROWITZ FAMILIES ASSOCIATION

  • House of Lancaster

    Scope of Project This project identifies individuals belonging to the royal House of Lancaster. Overview The House of Lancaster was a branch of the royal House of Plantagenet. It was one of the opposing factions involved in the Wars of the Roses, an intermittent civil war which affected England and Wales during the 15th century. The family provided England with three kings: Henry IV of En...

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  • Swieciany Ghetto

    The Swieciany Ghetto was liquidated April 4, 1943. The people were told that they were being resettled in either the Vilna or the Kovno ghettos. The train with the Jews of Swieciany was detained at the Vilna depot while murder operations proceeded with the Jews of Sol. Then the train went to Ponary. When Swieciany Jews found themselves at Ponary they realized that they had been tricked. The...

  • Rejowiec Ghetto

    The Rejowiec Transit Ghetto Transit stop for the murder of Slovak Jews Map of Rejowiec in the Krasnystaw districtRejowiec in the district of Chelm, acquired municipal rights during the 16th Century and became famous thanks to Mikolaj Rej, a distinguished poet of the Polish Renaissance. At the end of the 16th Century Rejowiec was populated mostly by Jews, and by the 20th Century the Jews account...

  • Mlawa ghetto גטו מלאבה

    Mlawa is part of the Plock region, Warsaw. A village with the name of Mlawa dates back to the end of the 14th century with Jews having been cited living there already in 1507. With the third partition of Poland in 1795 Mlawa was annexed to Prussia and by 1807 was included in the principality of Warsaw. In 1815 it became part of the Polish Kingdom. The Jewish population began to develop only...

  • Kielce Ghetto

    Kielce was occupied on 4 September 1939 by the German army. Approximately 24,000 Jews lived in the town, a third of all inhabitants. Like in all other occupied towns anti-Jewish actions took place immediately: Lootings, expropriations, forced labour and killings were the order of the day. Soon a Judenrat was established. Its first chairman was Moses Pelc who refused to collaborate with th...

  • Dvinsk (Dünaburg, Daugavpils) Ghetto

    Daugavpils Ghetto Following the occupation of Latvia by Nazi Germany in the summer of 1941, the Daugavpils Ghetto (German: Ghetto Dünaburg) was established in an old fortress near Daugavpils. Daugavpils is the second largest city in Latvia and the principal city of the Latgalia region. It was located in southeastern Latvia on the Daugava River. The city was militarily important as a ma...

  • Dabrowa Ghetto

    The place name "Dąbrowa", derived from the Polish word dąb (oak), denotes an "oak grove", as the territory of the original village is believed to be covered by oak forests back in the early days of its existence. Since in the 19th century the settlement grew to be an important coal mining center, its name was supplemented by the adjective "Górnicza" ("mining") in 1919. Du...

  • Bochnia Ghetto

    Bochnia Ghetto, Krakow In 1941, Bochnia Ghetto, Krakow , a closed ghetto, surrounded by a wooden fence, was established in Bochnia. At the beginning of April 1941, all “Aryan” inhabitants of the future ghetto area were resettled, and in July 1941 Jews were prohibited from leaving the ghetto without a special permit. From October 1941, by order of Hans Frank, to do so was pun...

  • Bilgoraj Ghetto

    The town of Bilgoraj is the principal town of its county in Lublin province. As of 2009 its population was 27.341. It is located on Bilgoraj Plateau, on the Lada River (right tributary of the Tanew River), in the vicinity of Roztoczanski National Park. On August 2, 1919 the province of Lublin consisting of 19 districts was established, including Bilgoraj district with the principal town being B...

  • Natzweiler-Struthof

    El Moley Rachamim Holocaust Prayer Natzweiler-Struthof was a German concentration camp located in the Vosges Mountains close to the Alsatian village of Natzwiller (German Natzweiler) in France, and the town of Schirmeck, about 50 km south west from the city of Strasbourg. Natzweiler-Struthof was the only concentration camp established by the Nazis on present-day French territory, though...

  • KZ Kaiserwald

    Kaiserwald Jewish DNA Project Kaiserwald was a Nazi German concentration camp near the Riga suburb of Mežaparks in Latvia. Kaiserwald was built in March, 1943, during the period that the German army occupied Latvia. The first inmates of the camp were several hundred convicts from Germany. Following the liquidation of the Riga, Liepāja and Daugavpils (Dvinsk) ghettos in June,...

  • Ponary Massacre

    Paneriai (Polish: Ponary, Yiddish: פאנאר/Ponar) is a neighborhood of Vilnius, situated about 10 kilometres away from the city center. It is the largest elderate in the Vilnius city municipality and is located on low forested hills, on the Vilnius-Warsaw road. The Ponary massacre (or Paneriai massacre, Polish: zbrodnia w Ponarach) was the mass-murder of 100...

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  • Babi Yar

    Yar (Russian: Бабий Яр; Ukrainian: Бабин Яр, Babyn Yar) is a ravine in the Ukrainian capital Kiev and a site of a series of massacres carried out by the Nazis during their campaign against the Soviet Union.The most notorious and the best documented of these massacres took place on September 29 ...

  • Lutsk (Luck) Ghetto

    Lutsk is a city in Volhynia, the Ukraine and is situated on the river Styr, 470 km from Kyiv. During World War I the Jews suffered both from the armies and from war devastation, as the town changed hands several times and was occupied by Russian and German troops. Between the world wars the Lutsk community led a rich religious and cultural life as well as several social and medical organiza...

  • Jewish Community of Augsburg, Germany

    HISTORY OF JEWS 
IN THE IMPERIAL CITY OF AUGSBURG by Arthur Obermayer Juedisch Historischer Verein Augsburg (JHVA) Der Augsburger Judenkirchhof by Yehuda Shenef Augsburg , city in Bavaria, Germany; a free imperial city from 1276 to 1806. Documentary evidence of Jews living in Augsburg dates from 1212. Records from the second half of the 13th century show a well-organized communit...

  • R&B Artists

    Contemporary R&B, also simply known as R&B, is a music genre that combines elements of rhythm and blues, soul, funk, pop, hip hop and dance.Although the abbreviation "R&B" originates from traditional rhythm and blues music, today the term R&B is most often used to describe a style of African-American music originating after the decline of funk and disco in the 1980s.Some sources refer to the st...

  • Jewish Families of Nasielsk

    Nasielsk Synagogue on Wikipedia Nasielsk on Wikipedia Zchor- Wooden Synagogues- Nasielsk Jewish Virtual Library- Nasielsk Jewish Cemetery Project- Nasielsk Virtual Shtetl- Nasielsk Museum of Family History- Nasielsk

  • Jewish Families of Lubartow

    This is a shell for Jewish Families of Lubartow. Please join, add profiles and update the description.

  • Jewish Families of Szczebrzeszyn

    This is a shell for Jewish Families of Szczebrzeszyn please join, add profiles and add to the description. Szczebrzeszyn Yizkor Book Samuel Gruber's Blog- Szczebrzeszyn Jewish Virtual Libray- Szczebrzeszyn Virtual Shtetl-Szczebrzeszyn JRI-Poland- Szczebrzeszyn Jewish Cemetery Project- Szczebrzeszyn

  • Jewish Inventors

    History is full of Jewish inventors, some of whom are responsible for many of the most important inventions of our time. This is the start of a collaborative project of Jewish Inventors. It has so far been based on the data from Encyclopaedia Britannica (2007), and The Golden Age of Jewish Achievement, both of which state the list of 321 great inventions goes back to 13,000 B.C. Many are so old...

  • Tornooi van Brugge (1393)

    Le Tournoi de Bruges The Tournement of Bruges Eén van de voornaamste middeleeuwse steekspelen had plaats op de Grote Markt te Brugge, op 11 maart 1393. Twee kampen van elk een vijftigtal deelnemers namen het tegen elkaar op onder leiding van Jan van Gruuthuse en Jan van Gistel. One of the most important medieval joustings took place on the marketplace of Bruges, on March 11, 13...

  • The Cohen Project

    Tracing the Cohanim DNA testing Cohanim R1b1b2 ht35 Cohanim Gene, DNA & Lost Tribes video Project Aim: We want to bring together all who's last names are Cohen. Many people named Cohen are Cohanim . A Cohen (or Kohein, Hebrew כֹּהֵן, 'priest', pl. כוהנים, Kohanim) is a Jew who is in direct patrilinea...

  • Kotzker Rebbe Descendants

    Menachem Mendel Morgensztern of Kotzk , better known as the Kotzker Rebbe (1787–1859) was a Hasidic rabbi and leader. Born to a non-Hasidic family in Goraj near Lublin, Poland, he became attracted to Hasidim in his youth. He was known for having acquired impressive Talmudic and Kabbalistic knowledge at an early age. He was a student of Reb Bunim of Peshischa, and upon the latter's deat...

  • Brugwachters in de familie

    Brug- & Sluis-wachters in de familie maar ook: klap-meesters - klapoptrekkers - sluis-wachters..... Nederlands water met Bruggen & Sluizen & Ponten wateren, vaarten & kanalen rivieren de VECHT van - naar - met bruggen in: de RIJN van Lobith tot -- met bruggen & sluizen & ponten in: Wageningen - etc. gegraven kanalen WILHELMINA-kanaal van - naar - met bruggen in: Oost...

  • Jewish Families of Nowy Wisnicz

    Background The area of Nowy Wiśnicz was a monastic village that had existed since the 8th century. The first Jews settled down in this village in 1606. After being banished from Bochnia, they were offered assistance by the village owners called Lubomirscy. In 1613, Nowy Wiśnicz became the property of Stanisław Lubomirski, who was the governor of the Cracow Province. In 16...

  • General Practitioners

    A general practitioner (GP) is a medical practitioner who treats acute and chronic illnesses and provides preventive care and health education to patients.General practitioners intend to practise a holistic approach that takes into consideration the biological, psychological and social factors relevant to the care of their patients. Their duties are not confined to specific organs of the body, ...

  • Interior Designers

    Finland Eero Aarnio

  • Finnish Motorcycle Speedway Riders

    This page is for former and current Finnish Motorcycle Speedway Riders.

  • Norwegian Footballers

    This page is for all former and current Norweigan Footballers.

  • 42nd Missouri Infantry (USA), US Civil War

    UNION MISSOURI VOLUNTEERS 42nd Regiment, Missouri Infantry Organized at Macon, Mo., September, 1864. Attached to District of Northern Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to December, 1864. Tullahoma, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, to February, 1865. Unattached, 4th Division, 20th Army Corps, Dept. of the Cumberland, to March, 1865. 2nd Brigade, Defences Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad, Dept. Cum...

  • Shifrin Family Circle

    Welcome! The purpose of this project is to provide a Gen.com reference for the genealogically active Shifrin Family originating in Zembin and other villages in the Minsk region of Belarus. We maintain a Web site at Shifrin Family Web Page and a group page at Facebook Our surname has been spelled and modified in countless ways including Shifrin, Sifrin, and Schiff and numerous other variants...

  • Revel in the Legendary Irish Spirit

    Irish Literature, Mythology, Gods & Goddesses, and Celtic Heroes The National Archives of Ireland for Genealogists History of Ireland - Wikipedia Irish Culture & Customs A Short History of Ireland 1/7 video , 2/7 Video , Video 3/7 , Video 4/7 , Video 5/7 , Video 6/7 , Video 7/7

  • Historical Bailiwick of Guernsey

    Historical Guernsey History of Guernsey Contributors/contributions welcome - but please do not copy and paste Wiki!! Please help if you can!! The purpose of this project is to give a historical background to Guernsey, to provide information about those individuals of Historic importance linked to the county and to add links to any profiles of significant people linked to Guernsey wh...

  • Isle of Man - Main Page

    Isle of Man - Main Page This is the Umbrella Project Page for the Isle of Man The Isle of Man, otherwise known simply as Mann, is a self-governing possession of the Crown in right of the Isle of Man, located in the Irish Sea between the islands of Great Britain and Ireland. The head of state is Queen Elizabeth II, who holds the title of Lord of Mann. The Lord of Mann is represented by a Lie...

  • House of David

    The Davidic Line The Davidic Dynasty Davidic Dynasty Prophecy Pivotal Davidic Lines World Family Tree Chart The biblical King David of Israel was known for his diverse skills as both a warrior and a writer of psalms. In his 40 years as ruler, between approximately 1010 and 970 B.C.E., he united the people of Israel, led them to victory in battle, conquered land and paved the way for h...

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  • London Jewish Cemeteries

    London Jewish Cemeteries Image right - Old Jewish Cemetery - White Chapel, London There are many Jewish Cemeteries servicing London. The aim of this project is to list the names of notable burials and to link them to GENi profiles where possible. How to add a link is explained in the attached document - Adding links to Geni profiles in projects. Bold links are to GENi profiles. Jewish M...

  • Eestlased vene tööbataljonides

    Nende eestalaste auks kellel olid rasked olukorrad ja hukkas venemaal. Ka need kes ei hukkanud. Karl Kuldkepp: peaks olema profiilides August Kuldkepp: ABIKS INFO LEIDMISEL:

  • R-L48/S162+ (Y-DNA)

    This project is for people who have tested and been assigned the paternal haplogroup R1b1a2a1a1a4 (L48/S162) and also for people who are believed to have belonged to this paternal haplogroup based on tests done on descendants. Defining Mutations (to be added) Origin (to be added) Distribution (to be added) Subclades of R R - R-M207/UTY2 * R1b1a2 - R-M269 * R1b1a2a1a...

  • Pirates in Petticoats

    Overview from: Female Pirates - Women Who Took to the High Seas As referents to persons, places, or things, nouns give us rich pictures. In the case of pirate, we see the Jolly Roger, black boots, and one-armed, one-eyed scallywags taking a swig off a bottle of rum before belching out, "Yo ho ho!" and launching into an R-rated sea chanty. But the term female pirate does not fit into this ...

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  • Eesti „Kroonika"

    Siia koguks Genist kokku need „kuulsused" kes rahvale enamasti tuttavad ajakirja Kroonika ja teiste taoliste „seltskonnalehtede" kaudu.

  • Gammelgaard og Beiter

    D. af slagtermester Christian Beiter, Skjern. Sygeplejerske, skolesundhedsplejerske til sit giftermål.

  • נביאות ישראל – THE PROPHETESSES OF ISRAEL / أنبياء إسرائيل

    נביאות ישראל – THE PROPHETESSES OF ISRAEL / أنبياء إسرائيل ' קריאת התורה The reading of the Bible נביאי�...

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  • Valdes Family of Binondo, Manila

    This is the Valdes family of Binondo, Manila. Sometimes, it is spelled as Valdez. But, Valdes is preferred. Valdes and Valdez are widespread across the Philippines. But, the earliest known ancestor is Esteban Valdés who was born in Binondo, Manila.Expansion of this project will be helpful in tracing the ancestors as well as relatives and descendants.

  • British Crown Dependencies

    This is the Umbrella Project Page for the British Crown Dependencies The Crown dependencies are self-governing possessions of the Crown (defined uniquely in each jurisdiction). They are distinct from both the overseas territories of the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth Realms. As of 2014, three jurisdictions held this status: the Bailiwicks of Jersey and Guernsey in the English Channel a...

  • Isle of Man - Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards

    Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards of the Isle of Man Image Right - Douglas Borough Cemetery and Crematorium The aim of this project is to gather together information regarding cemeteries and graveyards in the county which either have available transcriptions or have been photographed and transcribed. Please update the project by adding links to any available monumental ...

  • G-L42/S146 (Y-DNA)

    This project is for people who have tested and been assigned the paternal haplogroup G2a3b1a2a (L42/S146) and also for people who are believed to have belonged to this paternal haplogroup based on tests done on descendants. Defining Mutations L42/S146 G2a3b1a2a men will be positive for other genetic markers: G (M201), about 17,000 years ago G2 (P287), about 15,000 years ago G2...

  • Channel Islands - Bailiwick of Guernsey - Main Page

    Bailiwick of Guernsey - Main Page This is the Umbrella Project Page for Bailiwick of Guernsey Guernsey , officially the Bailiwick of Guernsey, is a possession of the Crown in right of Guernsey in the English Channel, off the coast of Normandy. As a bailiwick, Guernsey embraces not only all ten parishes on the Island of Guernsey, but also the islands of Alderney and Sark – eac...

  • Channel Islands - Bailiwick of Guernsey - Family Heads

    People Connected to Guernsey Image right - Map of Guernsey See also Bailiwick of Guernsey - Main Page People connected to Guernsey can be placed in the following groups. Families with their roots in Guernsey. Please add the earliest head of the family to the list of Guernsey Families on Geni below and link their profiles to the project. These should be male! Adding anyone with a...

  • Maires de Paris

    Mayors of Paris . Avant la Révolution de 1789, le rôle de "maire" de Paris fût assumé par le "Prévôt des Marchands" - fonction établie par Louis IX en 1263. Ce prévôt, assisté par des échevins, s'occupât principalement de charges commerciales et d'infrastructure. Le roi fût représenté pa...

  • Alberts Hindriks + Maria Wierts

    Dirk and Alexandra deGroot share a common great (8th for Dirk, 7th for Ali) grandfather and great grandmother.

  • The RKH Ahlers family of South Africa

    Robert Karl Heinrich Ahlers and Sophie Marie Regine Wurth are the progenitors of this small family in South Africa. In December 2013 the Ahlers-family had been in South Africa for 100 years. This project aims to collect information about the Ahlers(-Schlüter) ancestors (in Germany) and all the descendants and related family in South Africa. It also aims to "keep the family together" by...

  • Shatsk Belarus

    Jewish Family from Shatsk Belarus

  • Obitelj Štambuk / Štambuk family

    About the Štambuk family From the German word Stammbuch ("family/friends/nobility register") via Italian Stambucco/Stambuco . The original surname was Steinpryd (aka Standelberger ), which the Venetians who dominated Brač replaced with the nickname Stambuco (probably due to their difficulty in pronouncing Standelberger ), hence Standel--Perger detto Stambucco , which is the atte...

  • Subjects of Vanity Fair caricatures

    Scope of the Project This project is to identify profiles who were subjects of Vanity Fair caricatures and attach an image of the caricature to the relevant profiles. The profiles themselves will not be attached to the project, just the image of the caricature. Each subject of a caricature listed below is attributed as follows: Date of Publication Name of Subject Caricature caption ...

  • Subjects of Vanity Fair caricatures (1900–1904)

    Scope of the Project ==This project is to identify profiles who were subjects of Vanity Fair caricatures between 1900 and 1904, and attach an image of the caricature to the relevant profiles. The profiles themselves will not be attached to the project, just the image of the caricature.Each subject of a caricature listed below is attributed as follows:*Date of Publication*Name of Subject*Caricat...

  • Ues(s)on

    Willeme Jahn i järglased, kes said perekonnanimeks Ues(s)on Paekülas

  • Electric Bass Guitar Players

    The mass-produced electric bass guitar was introduced by Leo Fender in 1951, but did not achieve popularity until the late 1950s, after which it gradually became the predominant string bass instrument in most genres other than Jazz and Classical music. Musicians who only play traditional double-bass should not be included in this project Wikipedia Instrument List of Bass Guitarists ...

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  • Alternative Rock Artists

    This is a project for those who have contributed to the Hip Hop genre. Alternative rock (also called alternative music, alt rock or simply alternative) is a genre of rock music that emerged from the independent music underground of the 1980s and became widely popular by the 1990s. The 'alternative' definition refers to the genre's distinction from mainstream rock music, expressed primarily in...

  • Assemblée législative (1791-1792)

    L'Assemblée législative 5 septembre 1791 - 20 septembre 1792 . . . ______________________________________________________________ Jean-Charles ADAM (°26/10/1754-†) Jean-Louis, Urbain ADAM-DESCHAMPS (°13/12/1754-†24/05/1825) Pierre ALARD OU ALLARD (°18/10/1745-†26/07/1826) Jean, Bernard ALBERT (°02/10/1739-†...

  • Hungarian Labor Service Battalions

    Labour service (Hungarian: munkaszolgálat) was required of Jewish men in Hungary during World War II after they were prohibited from serving in the regular armed forces by passage of the Hungarian anti-Jewish laws. Forced labour In Hungary, Jews comprised over eight percent of the population, and the government imposed an alternative to military service. Labour service was forced lab...

  • South African Progenitors - Jones

    The following is a list of Jones SV/PROGs in South Africa - the object being to establish date of arrival and therefore SV number. Profiles on GENI Albert Henry Jones SV/PROG b. 1880 m. Zoe Earle Rubidge SM Alfred William Jones SV/PROG arrived 2 April 1871 and 1 Dec 1879. m. Salomina Cornelia Knoesen , d5 SM Cecil Jones (Private Profile) m. Yvonne June Murr...

  • Jewish families from Kasejovice, Bohemia, Czech Republic

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

  • Ancient Greece

    This project collects the profiles related to Ancient Greece, both human and mythological. There are no proven descents from Ancient Greece to the modern world. Descent from the Greek Gods The ancient Greeks believed that their ruling families were descended from their gods. It was this descent that gave kings their right to rule. Some of the divine ancestors of the royal houses were: ...

  • Primordials

    The primeval gods or "Protogenoi" of Greek mythology were the basic components of the universe which were emerged at creation. They included Earth, Air, Sea, Sky, Fresh Water, Underworld, Darkness, Night, Light, Day, Procreation and Time. Primeval gods Aether - Eeter - Aither The Protogenos of the mists of light which fill the upper zones of air. His element lay beneath ...

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  • Witches on Television

    Bewitched Elizabeth Montgomery Charmed Shannen Doherty Rose McGowan Alyssa Milano Sabrina, the Teenage Witch Raquel Welch

  • All Kings of Scotland

    Naming Conventions See the Kings of Ancient Britannia project. Specifically, "Righ" is the Scottish Gaelic word for "King." Fictitious Caledonian Kings ("Righ Caledonii") of the Chronology of Boece and Buchanan The first king of Scotland, according to the fictitious chronology of Boece and Buchanan, is said to have come to Scotland from Ireland about 330 B.C. to assist the Scots already s...

  • Martin Family

    Info on the Martin Family

  • Guggenheim/Wormser Family

    This project is to further explore the Guggenheim/Wormser family connections started so ably by Elizabeth Plaut, to update and add to that information. The profiles shown are only a very few of the members of this vast extended family. References: The Guggenheim/Wormser Family: A Genealogical 300-Year Memoir [Hardcover] Elizabeth S. Plaut Hardcover: 317 pages Publisher: Ktav Pub I...

  • Guggenheim Family

    Guggenheim Family Meyer Guggenheim The Guggenheim family is an American family, of Swiss Jewish ancestry. Beginning with Meyer Guggenheim, who arrived in America in 1847, the family were known for their global successes in mining and smelting (including the American Smelting And Refining Company). Members of the Meyer Guggenheim family include: Isaac Guggenheim (1854–1922) ...

  • Kurdish Jews - Kurdên Cihû

    Jews of Kurdistan יהודי כורדיסטן‎, Kurdên cihû are the ancient Eastern Jewish communities, inhabiting the region known as Kurdistan in northern Mesopotamia, roughly covering parts of Iran, northern Iraq, Syria and eastern Turkey. Their clothing and culture is similar to neighbouring K...

  • Amerikaans 'vergeten' Bombardement ∴ 1943 ∴ Rotterdam-West

    Amerikaans 'vergeten' Bombardement ∴ 1943 ∴ 31 maart ∴ 13:30 uur ∴ Rotterdam-West ∴ Delfthaven ∴ Zuid-Holland ∴ Nederland ∴ Europa ∴ ∴ Het 'Vergeten Bombardement' op Rotterdam-West vond plaats op 31 maart 1943 met wederom een groot aantal slachtoffers : 401 mensen kwamen om en 16.500 mensen raakten dakloos, de mee...

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