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  • New Zealand Pioneer Families 1800-1900

    This project is to catalog the first generation of immigrants to New Zealand in the 19th century, and to organise the information and place them into the ships they arrived on. Please add your pioneer ancestors to the project by going to their profile, click "actions" click "add to project". Please make sure the profile is set to public. all Kiwis are welcome join and contribute :) Families...

  • Jinshi degree through the ages

    The degree originated in 605 CE (Sui Dynasty), and has evolved to be the sole stepping stone into the higher echelon of the civil service by the time of the Ming and the Qing. The Ming and Qing Jinshi are well documented; while the earlier ones are largely incomplete. In many cases, the only definitive year known about a Tang poet is the year he obtained his Jinshi degree. Family genealogies of...

  • Cemeteries, Memorials & Graveyards Portal

    Cemeteries, Memorials & Graveyards Portal This is an umbrella project to gather together all the Cemetery, Memorials and Graveyard projects in one project. This is not therefore suitable for adding profiles. A cemetery or graveyard is a place where the remains of deceased people are buried or otherwise interred. The word cemetery (from Greek κοιμητ&...

  • "Papa" (ship) - European Settlers to South Australia 1877

    Ships List for the Papa to Port Adelaide 1877 Immigration: ARRIVAL OF THE PAPA. Another shipload of German emigrants arrived by the Papa on Wednesday, July 25 1877, and, judging from appearances and the doctor's report, the people are likely to prove a most desirable addition to our population. There are mechanics of every kind, and agricultural and other laborers, all of whom are anxious to ...

  • UK Portal - England

    < BACK to UK Portal . Welcome! Portal for people who are interested in genealogical research in England. The aim of this portal is to make this a very useful tool for research, and a place to meet other people tracing English ancestors What can you do here: Ask questions, Collaborate on your research Share knowledge you have gained as you've done your own research in a specific ...

  • People Connected to Kent

    People Connected to Kent Historical County of England See also Historic Buildings of Kent Kent Burials Kent - Genealogical Resources Kent - Main Page Kent Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards

  • 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 George Washington, 1st President of the USA , for instance, spent his early youth on the frontier at and beyond Winchester, s...

  • University of Pennsylvania

    University of Pennsylvania The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn or UPenn) is an American private Ivy League research university located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Penn considers itself the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, as well as the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate stu...

  • Rail Transportation in the United States

    transportation in the United States today consists primarily of freight shipments. Passenger service, once a large and vital part of the nation's passenger transportation network, now plays a limited role as compared to transportation patterns in many other countries.The U.S. rail industry has experienced repeated convulsions due to changing economic needs and the rise of automobile, bus, and a...

  • Jewish families from Litoměřice (Leitmeritz), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Litoměřice (Leitmeritz) in Bohemia, Czech Republic

  • Pennsylvania in the US Civil War (USA) 1861-1865

    This project is used to relate all units from Pennsylvania who served in the Union Army.

  • Louisa County, Virginia, USA

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

  • Prince William County, Virginia, USA

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

  • Jews of Chicago

    This is an umbrella project for all projects related to Jews from Chicago. Jews came to Chicago from virtually every country in Europe and the Middle East, but especially from Germany and Eastern Europe. Unlike most other immigrant groups, Jews left the Old Country with no thoughts of ever returning to lands where so many had experienced poverty, discrimination, and even sporadic massacres. ...

  • Army of Northern Virginia (CSA), US Civil War

    The Army of Northern Virginia was the primary military force of the Confederate States of America in the Eastern Theater of the American Civil War, as well as the primary command structure of the Department of Northern Virginia. It was most often arrayed against the Union Army of the Potomac. Districts Three districts were created under the Department of Northern Virginia: Aquia Distric...

  • Rockingham County, Virginia, USA

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

  • Confederate States Cavalry (CSA)

    Southerner was, on average, considered a superior horseman to his Northern counterpart, especially early in the war. Roads in the rural South were generally poor, and horses were used more for individual transportation than they were for the carriages and streetcars of the urbanized North, where many of the early Federal cavalry regiments were formed.[6] Furthermore, Southern society was more s...

  • 6th Virginia Cavalry (CSA), US Civil War Project

    Over To: (Summary and Engagements) Back To: (The Commonwealth Of Virginia) Back To: (Virginia In the Civil War 1861-1865) Back To: (Virginia Military Units) Back To: (Cavalry) Down To: (6th Regiment) Down To: ( Company I )

  • 1st Virginia Cavalry (CSA), US Civil War Project

    Over To: (Summary and Engagements) Company A - Company B - Company C - Company D - Company E - Company F - Company G - Company H - Company I - Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

  • Jewish Families from Dukla, Poland

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from Dukla, Poland. Gesher Galicia-Dukla Wiki - Dukla Battle of Dukla Pass Background Dukla is a town and an eponymous municipality in southeastern Poland, in the Subcarpathian Voivodship. The town is populated by 2,127 people (02.06.2009) while the total population of the commune (gmina) containing the town and the villages sur...

  • Early Families of Roxbury, Massachusetts

    This will be an umbrella project to pinpoint the families who were early settlers of Roxbury, Massachusetts. Some of these already have their own projects, e.g., Captain John Johnson and Edward Riggs. It was said that the best people settled in Roxbury. They were people of substance, many of them farmers, none being 'of the poorer sort.' They struck root in the soil immediately ...

  • Inner Temple

    The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple, commonly known as Inner Temple, is one of the four Inns of Court (professional associations for barristers and judges) in London. To be called to the Bar and practise as a barrister in England and Wales, an individual must belong to one of these Inns. It is located in the wider Temple area of the capital, near the Royal Courts of Justice, and within t...

  • Ironworkers

    This is an umbrella project for the people associated with one of the first industries: iron . Iron working. This is an international project for any historical period. Collaborators, please feel free to edit this front page; add documents, profiles and images; and develop the themes discovered by starting related (perhaps more detailed) projects. For example: Braintree Iron Works (1643) ...

  • World War II - US Navy

    This is currently a broad placement holder to capture relevant US Navy profiles who served in WWII. Likely to become a split project as more details are gathered.

  • Knights

    This project is a beginning introduction study of knights in genealogy. The mission is to help form a foundation of such membership and understanding of the family lines source for below: A knight is a person granted an honorary title of knighthood by a monarch or other political leader for service to the monarch or country, especially in a military capacity. Historically, in Europe, knightho...

  • Lee County, Virginia, USA

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

  • R-L176.1/S179.1 (Y-DNA)

    The purpose of this project is to document the paternal lineage of all peoples positive for the genetic marker L176.1/S179.1. This marker defines the y-DNA haplogroup currently labeled R1a-L176. R1a-L176 is often called the "Scottish Subcluster" and is downstream of the Young Scandinavian L448. Subclades R - R-M207/UTY2 R1a1a - R-M17 R1a1a1 - R-L448 R1a1a1h - R-L176.1/S179.1 ...

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  • Family killing family

    Family killing family Do you have ancestors who have killed each other? This could be on purpose or by accident. I have found several of these tragedies in my own tree. notes from Wikipedia A familicide is a type of murder or murder-suicide in which at least one spouse and one or more children are killed, or in which a parent or parents and possibly other relatives such as siblings and ...

  • Clerks of the Privy Council of Canada

    The Clerk of the Privy Council (French: Greffier du Conseil privé) is the senior civil servant in the Canadian government. The Title and Office is in fact "Clerk of the Privy Council and the Secretary to the Cabinet". The Clerk is appointed by the Queen's representative in Canada, the Governor General, on the advice of the Prime Minister.The Clerk of the Privy Council operates as the dep...

  • Dean of the House (Canada)

    In Canada, the Dean of the House is the Member of the House of Commons with the longest unbroken record of service who is not a Cabinet Minister, party Leader, House Leader or Whip. The Dean is responsible for presiding over the election of the Speaker of the House of Commons at the beginning of each Parliament. The position is the equivalent of the Father of the House in the British House of C...

  • Chibougamau, Québec, Canada

    Aperçu ~ Overview Chibougamau ( carte ~ map ) est une ville du Québec située dans la région administrative du Nord-du-Québec, à la frontière de la région du Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean. Elle compte environ 7 500 habitants et est la plus grande ville de la Jamésie. ( Wikipédia ) Object et envergure de ce projet ~ Scope Nous ...

  • Charlotte County, Virginia, USA

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

  • "Aden" (Ship) - Colonists to South Australia in 1849

    The ship Aden, 423 tons, Baker, master, from London and Plymouth. Port Adeaide Wednesday, September 12th 1849 IN CABIN Mr and Mrs Chapman and three daughters Mrs Walter Chapman and four children Mr and Mrs Minspratt and two children Mr Grievson Mr Dunbar Mr O. Henriques Mr and Mrs N. Henriques Mr Christopher Mr Heigenbottom, Surgeon IN STEERAGE John Adamson Chris...

  • New Kent County, Virginia, USA

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

  • HMS Orpheus: 1826 to Australia

    HMS Orpheus The object of this project is to identify the 213 passengers aboard The Orpheus on 12 Sept. 1826 and link their trees to this project. Main Resource Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild protected under international copyright law HMS Orpheus was a Jason-class Royal Navy corvette that served as the flagship of the Australian squadron. Orpheus sank off the west coast of Auckland, ...

  • Entertainment industry people

    Entertainment industry people are people who work in the entertainment industry (also informally known as show business or show biz), which includes artists, such as actors, musicians and screenwriters, as well as businesspeople, such as agents, producers, and managers. Notable entertainment industry people For a complete list, please see: Entertainment industry people Profiles . Subproje...

  • Songwriters Hall of Fame

    Songwriters Hall of Fame Virtual Museum: The Songwriters Hall of Fame is an arm of the National Academy of Popular Music. It was founded in 1969 by songwriter Johnny Mercer and music publishers Abe Olman and Howie Richmond. The hall of fame only existed as an online virtual collection until 2010, when it was first put on display as a physical gallery inside The Grammy Museum in Los Angele...

  • Kraków Ghetto

    Kraków Ghetto was one of five major, metropolitan Jewish ghettos created by Nazi Germany in the General Government territory for the purpose of persecution, terror, and exploitation of Polish Jews during the German occupation of Poland in World War II. It was a staging point to begin dividing "able workers" from those who would later be deemed unworthy of life. The Ghetto was liquida...

  • Occupations Portal

    Portal to Geni Projects dedicated to "occupations." No profiles please - Add profiles to the projects listed below instead Please consider creating occupation sub-portal projects to group together allied occupations. A Abracadabra.... (magicians and illusionists) Accountants and Bookkeepers Agricultural Labourer - Ag Lab Alchemists American Film Actors American Stage Actors

  • Canadian Mayors

    This is the master project for all of the projects that are created to keep track of the Mayors in Canadian cities or towns. Québec In Québec, see Directory of Locations in Québec, Canada . It contains the list of {eventually} all municipalities in the province. Each municipality project has a "Mayors" section. See for example, Chibougamau , Saint-Henri-de-Taillon .

  • People Connected to Gloucestershire

    People Connected to Gloucestershire Historical County of England See also Gloucestershire - Main Page Gloucestershire Genealogical Resources Historic Buildings of Gloucestershire Gloucestershire Monumental Inscriptions HELP is always welcome - Please get involved!!

  • Colonial American Ministers

    This project commemorates colonial clergy for their roles as founders and leaders of the first American communities. The first clergy in America led bands of followers across the Atlantic and acted as leaders in every area of life — as educators, judges and heads of government — during America’s formative years. Bring your "Reverend" ancestors on over! To be eligible, par...

  • Queensland Australia Portal

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

  • Dufferin County, Ontario, Canada - Cemeteries

    Links to Dufferin County Cemeteries Cemeteries are listed under their historical township location (current municipality) Melancthon Township Melancthon United / Gravel Road Cemetery Shelbourne Cemetery Under Construction The plan is to create new projects gradually, but if a specific cemetery is of interest, send a message to Kimberly Louise Fraser to request.

  • Melancthon United Church Cemetery - Melancthon Township, Dufferin County, Ontario, Canada

    Melancthon United Church Cemetery Also known as Gravel Road Cemetery Cemetery Location: 156717 Hwy 10, Shelburne, ON GPS: 44.102764,-80.255855 Concession 1, Lot 29, Melancthon Township Links Canada Gen Web's Cemetery Project Find A Grave

  • Regional Municipality of Niagara, Ontario, Canada - Cemeteries

    Links to Regional Municipality of Niagara, (Lincoln County & Welland County) Cemeteries Cemeteries are listed under their historical counties & township location (current municipality) Lincoln County Caistor Township Clinton Township Gainsborough Township Grantham Township Victoria Lawn Cemetery (St Catharines) North Grimsby Township South Grimsby Township Louth Township N...

  • Jaffe Rabbinical Family Tree

    Lineage of the Jaffe Rabbinical Family - Levush Malkhut Levush Ateret Zahav Levush Ohr Yekarot   Levush HaOra JAFFE RABBINICAL FAMILY Profiles on Geni 1. Aaron Jaffe of Uman (1568-1652) - Rabbi at Uman, escaped Cossack uprising (1648) to Glusk. 2. Abraham Abba ben Israel Jaffe - Rabbi at Ponevezh, author of 'Sfatayim' & 'Bet Yisrael' 

  • Victoria Lawn Cemetery - St. Catharines, Niagara Regional Municipality, Ontario Canada

    Victoria Lawn Cemetery Also known as: St Catharines Cemetery prior to 1897 Cemetery Location: : 432 Queenston St., Saint-Catharines, Niagara Regional Municipality, Ontario Canada ,L2R 7K6Grantham Township (Concession 7, Lot 10)GPS: 43.160979,-79.201164Maintained by: City of St. Catharines Walking tour map ===Links=== Canada Gen Web's Cemetery Project [ ?

  • Maple Leaf Cemetery - Chatham Township, Kent County, Ontario, Canada

    Maple Leaf Cemetery 'Cemetery Location: 55 Maple Leaf Dr.Chatham, ON(519) 360-1998Concession 2, Lots 2-3Chatham Township==Links== Canada Gen Web's Cemetery Project Find A Grave

  • Shelburne Cemetery - Melancthon Township, Dufferin County, Ontario, Canada

    Shelburne Cemetery Cemetery Location: Highway 10 Shelburne, ON (519) 360-1998 Concession 3, Lot 3, Melancthon Township Links Canada Gen Web's Cemetery Project Find A Grave

  • Greenwood Cemetery - Sault Sainte Marie, Algoma District, Ontario, Canada

    Greenwood Cemetery Sections: New Greenwood Cemtery, Old Greenwood Cemetery & Greenwood cemetery - West SectionLocated at Korah Township (Lots 13-14).Cemetery Address: South of Fourth Line & Peoples Rd, Sault Sainte Marie, Algoma District, Ontario, CanadaMaintained by: City of Sault Ste. Marie===Links=== Canada Gen Web's Cemetery Project Find A Grave

  • Algoma District, Ontario, Canada - Cemeteries

    Links to Algoma District Cemeteries Cemeteries are listed under their historical township location (current municipality) Korah Township Greenwood Cemetery (Sault Ste Marie) Under Construction The plan is to create new projects gradually, but if a specific cemetery is of interest, send a message to Kimberly Louise Fraser to request. Historical/Geographic Townships Abbott Aberdeen ...

  • Sudbury District, Ontario, Canada - Cemeteries

    Links to Sudbury District Cemeteries Cemeteries are listed under their historical township location (current municipality) McKim Township Park Lawn Cemetery (Sudbury) Under Construction The plan is to create new projects gradually, but if a specific cemetery is of interest, send a message to Kimberly Louise Fraser to request. Historical/Geographic Townships Abbey Abney Acadia Ache...

  • Park Lawn Cemetery - McKim Township, Sudbury District, Ontario, Canada

    Park Lawn Cemetery Located at Concession 3, Lot 7 in McKim Township.Cemetery Address:379 Horobin Street, Sudbury, Ontario, CanadaMaintained by: 844316 Ontario Ltd.===Links=== Canada Gen Web's Cemetery Project Find A Grave

  • St Peter's Roman Catholic Cemetery - St Joseph, Hay Township, Huron County, Ontario, Canada

    St Peter's Roman Catholic Cemetery is located at the south west corner of Lot 4, LRE in the Municipality of Bluewater, formerly Hay Township.Cemetery Location:73334 Bluewater Hwy GPS: 43.437121,-81.701889Registered to: R.C.E.C. of Diocese of London.==Links== Canada Gen Web's Cemetery Project Find A Grave

  • de Willem de KOONING Academie - Rotterdam - Nederland

    de Willem de KOONING academy ‧ Rotterdam ‧ NLD history KOONING, Willem de ‧ 1904-1997 ‧ ZWART, Piet ‧ 1885-1977 ‧ fotograaf ‧ schilder ‧ Akademie-docent ‧ design-duizendpoot : postzegels ‧ reclamedrukwerk ‧ boeken ‧ interieurs ‧ meubels ‧ oa.BRUYNZEEL-keuken ‧ ACTORES students ...

  • Second level municipalities (Towns and Districts) of (the Kingdom of) Hungary

    The purpose of this project is to support a structuring within Hungarian municipalitis started in the project. There are several possible dimensions of a structure. Here the starting point is approximately the following: time :beginning of th 20th century country Hungarian Kingdom ( "Hungary proper" see wiki) , hierarchy level Districts of Hungary these are the second-level divisions of...

  • Jewish Families from Orasu Nou, Romania

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from Orasu Nou, Romania. Oraşu Nou is a commune of 7,100 inhabitants in Satu Mare County, Romania, formerly Szatmar megye (county), Hungary. It comprises five villages: Oraşu Nou (Avasújváros), Oraşu Nou-Vii (Nagyhegy) , Prilog (Rózsapallag), Prilog-Vii (Rózsapallaghegy), and Remetea ...

  • Eesti sõjaväelased

    Siia projekti soovime Genist kokku koguda tuntumaid Eesti sõjaväelasi läbi kõigi ajajärkude. Sõjaväelased Eesti VR kavalerid II Maailmasõja ohvrid Eestlastest kavaleride elulood I Maailmasõjas Ohvitseride andmekogu Eesti Vabariigi kaadriohvitseride saatus 1938-1996. Vello Salo (Okupatsioonide Repressiivpoliitika Uurimi...

  • Eesti Vabadusristi kavalerid

    Vabadusrist (algne ametlik nimetus Vabaduse Rist; lühend VR) on Eesti Vabariigi autasu, mis asutati Ajutise Valitsuse otsusega Eesti Vabariigi väljakuulutamise aastapäeval 24. veebruaril 1919 iseseisvuse ja vabaduse võitluse teenuste autasuks. Vabadusristil on kolm liiki: sõjateenete eest (I liik) isikliku vapruse eest (II liik) tsiviilteenete eest (III liik)....

  • Udras - Suguvõsa

    Piirkond ; Lõuna -Eesti. 1 liin, kes nime edasi kannavad ja selle selle liini järeltulijad.

  • Molenaars ‧ NL ‧ Zeeland

    Molenaars~Millners ‧ NL ‧ provincie ZEELAND BRON: www.zeeuwengezocht.nl Aagtekerke: huwelijken • Jacob KWEKKEBOOM ‧ 1843-1882 ‧ • Jan LOUWS ‧ ‧ &08-06-1932 ‧ Suzanna WISSE ‧ • Pieter PASSENIER ‧ c.1865-x ‧ • Johannes Cornelis STURM ‧ ‧ &02-08-1933 ‧ Neeltje WISSE ‧...

  • Driftwood, profiles without Parents,Spouses and/or Children

    Looking for volunteers who look for relations/duplicates of these profiles to connect with existing trees. Curators can find more driftwood here

  • The Broniatowski Family Legacy

    ... and has filled him with a divine spirit of wisdom, insight and knowledge in all craftsmanship. -- (Exodus 35:30-31) The Broniatowski family from Czestochowa, Poland, included innkeepers, weavers, and soap makers as well as prominent figures in medical research, science and the arts. During the Second World War, a family book, containing the history and origins of the Broniatow...

  • Eesti õpetajad

    Siia projekti võiksid kuuluda läbi aegade õpetajaametit pidanud inimesed. Eduard Marjak: Aleksander Aruoja-(Arbeiter): Samuel Keerberg: Samuel Keerberg Rein Aedma: Aedma Johannes Seyboth; Karl Kirri. Erastvere Koolmeister:1829-1841a. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Julie Arrosson(M...

  • Osage Nation/Tribe

    Overview The Osage people are one of the Native American tribes of Oklahoma. See The project will cover the various families that make up the Osage Nation. Interesting Stories Notable Osage Scott BigHorse, Osage Assistant Principal Chief, elected to the Oklahoma House; served (2006-2008). Louis F. Burns (1920-2012), historian and author, considered a leading expert on Osage histor...

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  • Sarnit , Saarnit , Saarniit

    Lõuna -Eesti piirkond. 1 liin, kes nime edasi kannavad ja selle selle liini järeltulijad.

  • Killomann

    Lõuna-Eesti 1 liin, kuhu kuuluvad nende järetulijad.

  • British Columbia, Canada

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

  • Victoria University, Toronto

    Victoria University is a college of the University of Toronto , founded in 1836 and named for Queen Victoria. It is commonly called Victoria College, informally Vic, after the original academic component that now forms its undergraduate division. Since 1928, Victoria College has retained secular studies in the liberal arts and sciences while Emmanuel College has functioned as its postgraduate t...

  • Geological Survey of Canada

    The Geological Survey of Canada (GSC; French: Commission géologique du Canada (CGC) is a branch of the Earth Sciences Sector of Natural Resources Canada. The GSC is responsible for performing geological surveys of the country, developing Canada's natural resources and protecting the environment. The GSC is the country's oldest scientific agency and one of its first government organizatio...

  • Legislative Council of Manitoba

    The Legislative Council of Manitoba was the upper house of the government of the Canadian province of Manitoba. Created in 1870 and abolished in 1876, the Council was the only provincial upper house in Canada that was not a direct or indirect continuation of a pre-confederation upper house. It was also the first provincial upper house to be abolished.The council was created under the provisions...

  • Legislative Council of New Brunswick

    The Legislative Council of New Brunswick was the upper house of the government of the British colony and later Canadian province of New Brunswick between 1785 and 1891.Members were appointed by the New Brunswick lieutenant governor.

  • Legislative Council of Nova Scotia

    The Legislative Council of Nova Scotia was the upper house of the legislature of the Canadian province of Nova Scotia. It existed from 1838 to May 31, 1928. From the establishment of responsible government in 1848, members were appointed by the Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia on the advice of the Premier.

  • Legislative Council of Prince Edward Island

    The Legislative Council of Prince Edward Island was the upper house of the Legislature of the Canadian province of Prince Edward Island. It existed from 1773 to 1893. Members were appointed by the Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island on the advice of the Premier until 1862 when it became an elected body. In 1893, the Legislative Council and House of Assembly were amalgamated into the Leg...

  • University of Winnipeg

    The University of Winnipeg ( UWinnipeg ) is a public university in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada that offers undergraduate faculties of art, business and economics, education, science and kinesiology and applied health as well as graduate programs. UWinnipeg's founding colleges were Manitoba College and Wesley College, which merged to form United College in 1938. The University of Winnipeg was est...

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  • University of Victoria

    The University of Victoria ( UVic or Victoria ]) is a public research university located in Saanich and Oak Bay within Victoria, British Columbia. The university was founded as Victoria College in 1903, as the affiliate branch of McGill University, and is also credited with the beginnings of the University of British Columbia. A non-denominational institution, it transitioned to its current sta...

  • University of Regina

    The University of Regina (also known as UR ) is a public research university located in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. Founded in 1911 as a private denominational high school of the Methodist Church of Canada, it began an association with the University of Saskatchewan as a junior college in 1925, and was disaffiliated by the Church and fully ceded to the University in 1934; in 1961 it attained ...

  • University of Ontario Institute of Technology

    The University of Ontario Institute of Technology ( UOIT ) is a public research university located in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada. The university shares its campus with Durham College. The university was founded in 2002 and accepted its first students in 2003, making it one of Canada's newest universities. The enabling legislation is the University of Ontario Institute of Technology Act, 2002. All ...

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  • University of Lethbridge

    The University of Lethbridge (also known as uLethbridge and U of L ) is a publicly funded comprehensive academic and research university, founded in the liberal education tradition, located in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada, with two other urban campuses in Calgary and Edmonton. The main building sits among the coulees on the west side of the Oldman River.uLethbridge is a member of the Alberta Rur...

  • University of King's College

    The University of King's College is a liberal arts university in Halifax, Nova Scotia, established in 1789. It is the first university in English Canada, and the first English-speaking university in the Commonwealth outside the United Kingdom. The university is renowned for its Foundation Year Programme, a comprehensive and interdisciplinary examination of Western culture through Great Books, d...

  • University of Guelph-Humber

    The University of Guelph-Humber (also known as UofGH) is a collaboration between the University of Guelph and Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning and was established in 2002. It is located on Humber's North Campus in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The university offers seven four-year undergraduate academic programs, each of which grant a university honours degree from the Uni...

  • Trent University

    Trent University is a liberal arts and science-oriented institution located along the Otonabee River in Peterborough and the Regional Municipality of Durham, Ontario, Canada.The enabling legislation is the Trent University Act, 1962-63.[2] The university was founded through the efforts of a citizens' committee interested in creating a university to serve the Trent valley.[3] The chancellor of T...

  • St. Thomas University of New Brunswick

    St. Thomas University ( STU ) is a small, exclusively liberal arts university located in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada. It is a primarily undergraduate university offering bachelor's degrees in the arts (humanities and social sciences), education, and social work to approximately 2,300 students. The average class size is 30 and no class is larger than 60.The university offers a number of u...

  • Robbers, Rustlers and Rogues

    Bring over your ancestors who may not have always been on the right side of "the law ..." Some definitions Rogue a dishonest or unprincipled man: "you are a rogue and an embezzler!" a person whose behavior one disapproves of but who is nonetheless likable or attractive (often used as a playful term of reproof): "Cenzo, you old rogue!" Rustler n. One who works or acts with ener...

  • Jewish Families from Libořice (Liboritz), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the village Libořice (Liboritz) in Bohemia, Czech Republic.

  • R1b-M269 (Y-DNA)

    R1b is the most common Y-haplogroup in Western Europe , the most common group defined by the SNP M269 . It consists of more than 50 subclades, and further SNP testing is necessary to determine which of these one belongs to. A Deep Clade test at Family Tree DNA is recommended. Subclades R - R-M207/UTY2 * R1b1a2 - R-M269 <==== This project * R1b1a2a1a1 - R-L11/S127/P310 * R1b1a...

  • American Revolution (the British side)

    Scope of Project A list of participants (on both sides) is included in the linked document: Military leadership in the American Revolutionary War Loyalist on Wikipedia Most of us think of the American Revolution just concentrated on what became the continental U.S., but the Caribbean-West Indies plays a major part! At the end of the war, quite a few Blacks who fought with the Britis...

  • Hanged in Colonial America

    If you know of a profile representing someone hanged in Colonial America , please add to this project. Additional resource links welcome for the "overview." From Wikipedia John Billington is thought to be one of the first men to be hanged in New England. Billington was convicted of murder in September of 1630 after he shot and killed John Newcomen.[6] During the Salem witch trials, most o...

  • Notables of Native American Background

    What is a "notable?". "worthy of notice"; that is, "significant, interesting, or unusual enough to deserve attention or to be recorded". Notable in the sense of being "famous", or "popular"—although not irrelevant—is secondary. So let's celebrate our indigenous peoples (American Indian, First Nations, Aleuts, Caribbean Islands, Central and South American tribal peoples ... ) and...

  • Linguists

    Linguists=A linguist in the academic sense is a person who studies natural language (an academic discipline known as linguistics). , the word is sometimes also used to refer to a polyglot (one who knows several languages), or a grammarian (a scholar of grammar), but these two uses of the word are distinct (and one does not have to be a polyglot in order to be an academic linguist). The followin...

  • United Nations

    [ ] The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization established 24 October 1945, to promote international co-operation. A replacement for the ineffective League of Nations, the organization was created following the Second World War to prevent another such conflict. At its founding, the UN had 51 member states; there are now 193. The headquarters of the United Nations is situated...

  • Suomi Finland - Famous Descendants

    Work in Progress < BACK . Avsikt ~ Tavoite ~ Objective This project provides an overview of notable, descendants of Suomi-Finland Detta projekt ger en översyn av kända Personer som kommer från Finland, och sådana med anknytning till Finland För att en person / profil skall kunna vara med i denna lista skall Han/Hon vara nationellt / internationellt...

  • Petrischule in St.Petersburg

    The oldest school in St. Petersburg founded in 1710 by admiral Cornelius Cruys (1655-1727). ЭНЦИКЛОПЕДИЯ ПЕТРИШУЛЕ

  • Before the Revolution: Boston Tea Party (1773)

    No taxation without representation! The Boston Tea Party , an iconic event along the road toward the American Revolution, was a political protest by the Sons of Liberty in Boston, Massachusetts against the tax policy of the British government and the East India Company which controlled all the tea imported to the colonies. Officals in Boston refused to return three shiploads of taxed tea to B...

  • Rootstech 2016

    RootsTech Feb 3-6, 2016 in Salt Lake City, the largest family history event in the world, is the perfect place to discover, preserve, and share your family stories and connections across generations. With a line-up of world-class speakers, thrilling entertainment, over 200 engaging classes, and a huge expo hall, there’s something for everyone, no matter the age or skill level. Keynote ...

  • The Royal Society

    The Royal Society A Gathering of the greatest of minds. The Royal Society is a Fellowship of the world's most eminent scientists and is the oldest scientific academy in continuous existence The Royal Society is a self-governing Fellowship of many of the world’s most distinguished scientists drawn from all areas of science, engineering, and medicine. The Society’s fundament...

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  • Portaal voor Nederlandstaligen

    (laatst gewijzigd op 31-10-2015 AHK) Dit portaal is tot stand gekomen door de enorme inzet van de volgende grondleggers; Fred Bergman die het project heeft gecreëerd met hulp van -geni-NL-gids- Jeannette, George Homs, en vele andere Nederlandse Geni gebruikers die allen een belangrijke bijdrage hebben geleverd aan het tot stand komen van dit portaal. Welkom Nederlands-, Vlaams-, Afri...

  • Yale University

    Yale University Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States. Incorporated as the "Collegiate School," the institution traces its roots to 17th-century clergymen who sought to establish a college...

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