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  • Battle of New Market, Virginia, May 15, 1864

    Wikipedia: Book: The Battle of New Market: A Story of V.M.I. by Paxton Davis

  • Theater in Nederland

    Theater in Nederland ‧ NLD ‧ Het Theater-Instuut Nederland VVTP ‧ Vereniging Vrije Theaterproducenten Theaterprijzen in Nederland & Vlaanderen Louis d'Or voor beste mannelijke hoofdrol 2013 : Jacob DERWIG 2012 : Hein van der HEIJDEN 201. : Kees HULST Theo d'Or voor beste vrouwelijke hoofdrol 2013 : Elsie de BRAUW 2012 : Marlies HEUE...

  • 12th Virginia Infantry (CSA), US Civil War Project

    12th Virginia Infantry Summary and Engagements This is an umbrella project for all of the companies of the 12th Virginia Infantry. See the Related Projects for details. Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

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  • Jewish families from Opočno (Opotschna), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the village of Opočno (Opotschna) in Louny District in the Ústí nad Labem Region in Bohemia, Czech Republic.

  • Jewish families from Mirovice and Mirotice (Mirowitz und Mirotitz), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the towns of Mirovice and Mirotice (Mirowitz und Mirotitz) in Bohemia, Czech Republic.

  • The Grand Galagali Tree

    This project is being created to trace back the origins of the Galagali family across generations. This project would also be instrumental in discovering and appreciating the legacy that the family has built over the centuries.

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  • 12th 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

  • 12th Virginia Cavalry - Company G (CSA), US Civil War Projec

    Company G Cavalry - mostly men from County The purpose of this project is to document all the profiles of the men who served in this unit. Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

  • Tracing The Origin of The Purjesz Family

    The goal of this project is to try and find the roots of the Purjesz Family. A personal note; Ilana Burgess The Purjesz family is a classic example of the forced "wandering Jew". They most probably originated somewhere in ancient Israel, exiled 2000+ years ago and had to move from one country to the other in search of a safe haven. At some stage they made their home in Spain and during th...

  • New Zealand Settler Ships - Adelaide 1840

    Ship: 640 Tons, Captain: William Campbell, Surgeon Superintendent: William Johnston M. D., Sailed London 18th September 1839 - arrived Port Nicholson 7th March 1840. Cabin Passengers Alder George Under 9 von Alzdorf Baron Charles Cole George T. Cole Henry Cook Henry Cook Thomas Uppadine Daniell Captain Edward 38 Wife Laur...

  • New Zealand Settler Ships - Oriental 1840

    The barque “Oriental,” 506 tons, commanded by Captain Wm. Wilson, with Dr. J. Fitzgerald as surgeon superintendent, sailed from London on the 15th September, 1839, and arrived at Port Nicholson on the 31st January, 1840. There were on the Register (the New Zealand copy) 66 married couples, 29 single men, 3 single women, 17 children between nine and fourteen, and 9 between one and ...

  • The Battle of Farmington, MS May 9, 1862, US Civil War

    The Battle at Farmington, Mississippi was fought on May 9, 1862 at Farmington, Mississippi. General Brag had 25,000 men. The Union had 12,000 tropops on hand and the Wisconsin 8th Infantry was ordered to draw the enemy out as to count their numbers and they withdrew to a swamp north of town. Wisconsin 8th reported 5 killed, 14 severly wounded, and 19 slightly wounded. Old Abe the Screaming Eagl...

  • The Battle of Dandridge, TN January 17, 1864 US Civil War

    The Battle of Dandridge , January 17, 1864, was a minor battle of the American Civil War that occurred in Jefferson County, Tennessee. Wanting to push the Confederates out of their winter headquarters and having received reports of good forage south of the French Broad River, Union forces under Maj. Gen. John G. Parke advanced on Dandridge, near the East Tennessee & Virginia Railroad, on Janu...

  • The Battle of Perryville, TN October 8,1862 US Civil War

    The Battle of Perryville, also known as the Battle of Chaplin Hills, was fought on October 8, 1862, in the Chaplin Hills west of Perryville, Kentucky, as the culmination of the Confederate Heartland Offensive (Kentucky Campaign) during the American Civil War. Confederate Gen. Braxton Bragg's Army of Mississippi won a tactical victory against primarily a single corps of Maj. Gen. Don Carlos Buel...

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  • The Battle of Little Blue River, MO October 21, 1864, US Civil War

    The Battle of Little Blue River was a minor battle of the American Civil War, occurring on October 21, 1864 in Jackson County, Missouri during Price's Missouri Expedition of that year. It became the opening round of the Second Battle of Independence, which began on this same day and was essentially a continuation of this engagement. This led in turn to the Battle of Westport on October 23, resu...

  • Army of the West (CSA), US Civil War

    The Army of the West was a military force within the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War that the was part of the Trans-Mississippi Department and was composed primarily of members of the old Missouri State Guard . It saw action in the Battle of Pea Ridge, Battle of Corinth and Battle of Iuka and consisted of about 20,000 men. The Army was reorganized in late 1862 but the ...

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  • The "Lost" Soldiers of the US Civil War 1861-1865

    A place to gather profiles that were known to have fought in the US Civil War (1861-1865), but it is not yet clear what side they fought on. As you identify the side or state they fought on, please remove the profile from this project and move it to the Union, Conderate, or Torn State project shown at the bottom of the main Civil War project.

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  • Battles in 1865 - US Civil War

    This project is used to relate all battles of the Civil War that were fought in 1865.

  • L2 Mitochondrial Haplogroup

    The purpose of this project is to collect people with the L2 haplogroupl L2 is the most common African haplogroup and is observed all over the African continent. In fact, L2 is found in approximately one third of Africans and their descendants. There are 5 main subgroups of L2: L2a, L2b, L2c, L2d and L2e, the most common being L2a. L2a is also somewhat frequent in the Americas, at 19% among d...

  • 9th Virginia Cavalry - Company E (CSA), US Civil War Project

    Company E Mercer Cavalry - Spotsylvania County The purpose of this project is to document all the profiles of the men who served in this unit. Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

  • Battle of Palmito Ranch Texas, on May 13, 1865.

    Battle of Palmito Ranch is generally regarded as the final battle of the American Civil War, since it was the last engagement involving casualties. It was fought on May 12 and 13, 1865, on the banks of the Rio Grande east of Brownsville, Texas, and a few miles from the seaport of Los Brazos de Santiago (now known as Matamoros). It took place more than a month after Robert E. Lee surrendered the...

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

    The 42nd Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War. Battles The 42nd Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry did not engage in any battles. They were attached to the engineer corps, which meant that they built bridges, fortifications and removed wreckage left over from previous battles.

  • 36th Massachusetts Infantry (USA), US Civil War

    The 36th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War. History of the Thirty-sixth regiment Massachusetts volunteers. 1862-1865 The rooster begins on page 653 . Battles Battle of Fredericksburg Battles of the Wilderness Battle of Spottsylvania Court House

  • Rhode Island Governors

    List of Governors of Rhode Island==

  • Islandsk Aner .

    et Chat forum for os , der har Islandsk aner .

  • Battle of Beaver Dams

    Battle of Beaver Dams On 25 May 1813, the Americans had won the Battle of Fort George, capturing the fort. The British fell back to a position at Burlington Heights near the western end of Lake Ontario, briefly abandoning the entire Niagara Peninsula to the Americans. The Americans attempted to pursue the British, but their advance was checked at the Battle of Stoney Creek by a British counte...

  • Bisham Abbey & Manor, Berkshire, England

    Bisham Abbey & Manor, Berkshire, England Bisham Abbey, the residence of Sir Henry Vansittart Neale, K.C.B., stands to the south of the church on the low ground by the river, which feeds the surrounding moat, and is approached from the east by a winding carriage-way, the entrance front facing the south-west. The buildings, which are of many dates and styles, are generally two stories in height...

  • Battle of Waynesboro

    This project will commemorate the Battle of Waynesboro in the American Civil War. Background On March 2, 1865, Philip Sheridan ‘s Union troops under the command of George A. Custer defeated Jubal Early ‘s Confederate force at Waynesboro, Virginia, ending the last Confederate threat in the Shenandoah Valley. Both armies had been wintering in the Shenandoah Valley after a seri...

  • Aegna kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Aegna kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Projektiga liituda ...

  • Saksa sõjavangide kalmistu Pirital

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Saksa sõjavangide kalmistu Pirital" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Saksa sõjavangide kalmistu Pirital ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- Projektiga liit...

  • Glehni kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Glehni kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Projektiga liituda...

  • Tudulinna kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. 'Projekt "Tudulinna kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Projektiga liituda on...

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  • 105th Pennsylvania Infantry (USA), US Civil War

    The 105th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, also known as the "Wildcat Regiment" was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War. 105th Pennsylvania Infantry - Wikipedia Battles Battle of Williamsburg Battle of Seven Pines Battle of Glendale Battle of Malvern Hill Battle of Chancellorsville Battle of Gettysburg Battle of the Wilderness...

  • St. Hilda's, College, Oxford University

    St. Hilda's College, University of Oxford=Founded by Dorothea Beale 1893

  • Liste 13

    Liste 13 is a list of Czechoslovakian Jews deported to Poland compiled by the Czech Foreign Ministry in exile in London on 2 January 1943. The original is in the Czech National Archives, with a copy at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum (RG 48.015M, pp. 268-272). In the cover memo sent with the list, the ministry describes it as an addendum to previous lists. (Some of these previous lists can be ...

  • Origins of the Caras Family of Iasi

    Possibilities; 1- There is a region of Romania called Caras-Severin and the name may be linked to this 2. Many Jews from the Mediterranean and Salonika immigrated to the Moldovia region in the last 18th Century. See the History of East European Jews ( ) and There is a well known Carasso family from Salonika and it's possible that there is a link to them, although this is pretty speculative.

  • People on French Stamps

    En 1852, la première personne réelle à être représentée est, de son vivant, le président de la République Louis-Napoléon Bonaparte. Le premier défunt honoré est Louis Pasteur sur une série d'usage courant en 1923, inaugurant les premiers timbres sur des personnages célèbres. Dernière mise-...

  • IRELAND Place Projects

    IRELAND Place Projects=This is a sub-project of International Places Project Index Every person is born somewhere, marries, lives, works and dies somewhere. Places are a key component to family history research. This project aims to be the starting point in your search for a place in IRELAND on Geni to discover more about your ancestors. If a place you are looking for in IRELAND is not listed, ...

  • Ilmjärve (õigeusu) kalmistu

    Ilmjärve koguduse asutamise päevaks loetakse 4. (16.) aprilli 1846, kui esimene luterlane õigeusklikuks salviti. Samal aastal võeti luteriusust õigeusku 3152 inimest ja pandi alus kogudusele. Ilmjärve kroonumõisa maa-alale ehitati 1848. aastal sinodi raha eest väike viie torniga puust kirik.1849. aastal õnnistati kiriku juures sis...

  • Cold Case Files

    A cold case is any criminal investigation by a law enforcement agency that has not been solved for (generally) at least one year and, as a result, has been closed from further regular investigations. A cold case may be closed for various reasons such as: previously available technology was not able to adequately analyze the evidence in order to form a conclusion; witnesses were hostile and unco...

  • Jämaja kalmistu

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

  • WEWEGE /THEIL

    Wewege family, King Williams Town - Vynandt was born in 1897 - + 2 years he then married a Augusta Theil, where the German settlers settled in the Albany District - Unfortunately I have nothing on Augusta Theil. They had 4 children what I know of Son - Arthur Wewege not married Died in +- 1972 Son - Edward Wewege married Daughter - Irene Wewege married John Wills Johannesburg Daughter - Iris ...

  • South Africa - Kaapsehoop Families

    Kaapsehoop South Africa (established in 1882) Coordinates for finding Kaapsehoop on Google Earth. 25°35'28.66"S 30°45'59.65"E or click here to see it in Google Maps. Brief History It was the discovery of gold in 1882 the streams around what is known today as Kaapsehoop also known as Kaapshehoop or Kaapschehoop that led to the establishment of the town. Gold was also discovered...

  • Order of Manitoba

    Official Site Wikipedia

  • Jewish Families from Poběžovice (Ronsperg), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to list representatives of all of the Jewish families from the Bohemian town of Poběžovice (Ronsperg) in the Czech Republic.

  • MAHARAL of Prague [Loew] Dynasties

    Yehudah Loew of Prague, also known as the Maharal , was one of the outstanding Jewish minds of the sixteenth century. He was held in great esteem by his contemporaries and has had a profound impact on all streams of Judaism. Ironically, he is credited with the creation of a golem, a human figure created from clay and brought to life by use of the Ineffable Name of God, an action he would have o...

  • Jewish families from Hradec Králové (Königgrätz), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Hradec Králové (Königgrätz) in Bohemia, Czech Republic.

  • Jewish families from Trhové Dušníky (Duschnik), Příbram District, Central Bohemian Region, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the village of Trhové Dušníky (Duschnik), Příbram District, Czech Republic and some surrounding villages.

  • Jewish families from Slaný (Schlan), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Slaný (Schlan) in Bohemia, Czech Republic.

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

    The purpose of this project is to gather profiles of these men who are on Geni and to share interesting tales and anecdotes about individuals. Please collaborate... INDIA More than 9,000 POW were held in the following camps: Camps and Cemeteries Ahmednagar : Cemetery – Fort Ahmednagar Cemetery Amritsar Camp for "irreconcilables" Abbottabad Bellary : Cemetery – Bell...

  • Golf Anyone?

    From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Golf Golf is a precision club and ball sport, in which competing players (or golfers) use many types of clubs to hit balls into a series of holes on a golf course using the fewest number of strokes. Golf is defined, in the rules of golf, as "playing a ball with a club from the teeing ground into the hole by a stroke or successive strokes in accordance w...

  • שמות הפוכים בעברית Reversed Hebrew Names

    Hebrew reading users are familiar with the phenomenon of profiles with Hebrew names written in reversed direction. This is a briliant workaround from the time when the "Reverse RTL Names" option did not exist for tree view, or made by creative and hardworking users not familiar with the option. Entering data this way, even as a "Display Name", beside being tedious, error prone and needless ...

  • 15th Arkansas Infantry (CSA), US Civil War

    CONFEDERATE ARKANSAS TROOPS 15th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry (Northwest) 15th (McRae's-Hobbs'-Boone's) Infantry Regiment [also called 21st and Northwest Regiment] was formed in December, 1861, using the 3rd Arkansas Infantry Battalion as its nucleus. It took an active part in the battles at Wilson's Creek and Elkhorn Tavern, and on March 11, 1862, contained 10 officers and 168 men. Later th...

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  • Choctaw Chiefs 1830 - Present

    This is a list of Choctaw chiefs as documented by the Choctaw Nation . Before and during the removal Historical Tchito -- titled Mingo Tchito which just means "big chief." Is this actually an identity or just a generic title? Shulush Homastubby "Red Shoes" 1729-1747 1800-1857 Apukshunnubbee District (Okla Falaya) Apuckshunnubbe before 1801-1824 Robert Cole 1824-1826 Greenw...

  • Port Arthur, Tasmania

    Port Arthur is a small town and former convict settlement on the Tasman Peninsula, in Tasmania, Australia. Port Arthur is one of Australia's most significant heritage areas and an open air museum. The site forms part of the Australian Convict Sites, a World Heritage property consisting of eleven remnant penal sites originally built within the British Empire during the 18th and 19th centuries ...

  • United States Senators from Oregon

    United States Senators from Oregon List of U.S. Senators from Oregon (U.S Senate website): List of U.S. Senators from Oregon (with wikipedia links):

  • United States Senators from Oklahoma

    United States Senators from Oklahoma United States Senators from Oklahoma (U.S. Senate website): List of United States Senators from Oklahoma (with wikipedia links):

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  • Squirrel Hunters (Ohio in the US Civil War)

    Squirrel Hunters were civilian men who assisted the federal government in defending Cincinnati, Ohio from Confederate attack in 1862. In September 1862, Confederate forces under General Kirby Smith captured Lexington, Kentucky, in the second year of the American Civil War. Smith dispatched General Henry Heth to capture Covington, Kentucky and Cincinnati, Ohio. Major General Horatio Wright, ...

  • 4th Regiment Iowa Volunteer Cavalry (US Civil War-1861/1865)

    4th Iowa Cavalry was organized at Camp Harlan in Mount Pleasant, Iowa beginning in September 1861, and mustered in for three years service under the command of Colonel Asbury B. Porter. Companies A, E, and F mustered November 23; Companies B, C, D, I, K, and M mustered November 25; Company G mustered November 27; Company L mustered December 24; and Company H mustered January 1, 1862.The regimen...

  • United States Senators from Ohio

    United States Senators from Ohio List of United States Senators from Ohio (from U.S. Senate web site--no links) List of United States Senators from Ohio (with wikipedia links)

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  • Koeru Kalmistud

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Koeru Kalmistud" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Projektiga liituda on võimalik nupu "Tegevused" alt valides "Liitu projektiga" Se...

  • Jewish families from Kamenice nad Lipou (Kamenitz), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Kamenice nad Lipou (Kamenitz) in Bohemia, Czech Republic. KAMENICE NAD LIPOU: Pelhrimov, Bohemia Also see Cernovice Alternate names: Kamenice, Kamenice nad Lipou, Kamenitz an der Linde. 49°18' N 15°05' E , 60.4 miles SSE of Praha website in Czech with photo: landmarked and freely accessible. "The cemeter...

  • Weltberühmte Deutschbalten

    Hier könne alle deutschbaltische Leute sein, die nicht nur in Estland und Lettland bekannt ist, sondern über ganze Europa oder über ganze Welt berühmt ist.

  • Byrådsmedlem Søren Larssen

    Født .13. februar 1795 HolbækByrådsmedlem i Holbæk Rådhus fra 1840 - 52.

  • Tarnopol Ghetto

    The Tarnopol Ghetto (Polish: getto w Tarnopolu, German: Ghetto Tarnopol) was a Jewish World War II ghetto established in 1941 by the Schutzstaffel (SS) in the prewar Polish city of Tarnopol (now Ternopil, Ukraine) occupied by Germany at the onset of Operation Barbarossa. Before the joint Nazi-Soviet invasion of Poland in 1939 Tarnopol was the capital of the Tarnopol Voivodeship in the south-eas...

  • New Zealand Settler Ships - Aurora 1840

    The “Aurora,” a barque of 550 tons, commanded by Captain Theophilus Heale, left Gravesend on the 18th September, 1839 and arrived at Port Nicholson on the 22nd January, 1840. She had 148 emigrants, and 21 cabin passengers, on board. There were 25 married couples, 36 single persons and 40 children. Following is the passenger list:— Baker Major Richard 30 Magistrate...

  • Laatre kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need, kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Laatre kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Laatre kalmistu kontaktinfo Laatre kalmistu kultuurimälestised Laatre ristipedajas --------------------------------------------------------------------...

  • Jewish Families from Jirice u Mirsolavi (Irritz), Moravia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to list representatives of all of the Jewish families from the Moravian town of Jirice u Mirsolavi (Irritz) in the Czech Republic. Earliest known Jewish community was the 17th century. 1930 Jewish population was 13. Jewish community cancelled in 1891. The unlandmarked Jewish cemetery originated in the 17th century with last known Conservative Jewish burial before 1942.

  • Lawrenceburg, Kentucky

    Lawrenceburg is a home rule-class city in Anderson County, Kentucky, in the United States. The population was 10,505 at the 2010 census. It is the seat of its county. Lawrenceburg is part of the Frankfort, Kentucky, micropolitan statistical area. history From Wikipedia The site of Lawrenceburg was settled in the early 1780s by a German immigrant named Jacob Kaufman and was first called Ka...

  • Sexton Family of Virginia, Kentucky and Indiana

    Note: While using ANY genealogical website or program...please be informed that ANY possible family connections are NOT valid until they can be verified with documentation. Scope of Project is To build a single, validated and documented shared family tree the goals being: 1) to create on Geni an accurate representation of the genealogical information 2) to clean up duplicates and en...

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  • New Zealand Settler Ships - Coromandel 1840

    Ship: 662 tons, Captain: Edward French, Surgeon Superintendent: Dr Alston, Sailed London 10th Dec 1839 - arrived Port Nicholson 29th Aug 1840 "Emigrants embarked from St Katherine's Docks 9th Dec 1839 at 4 o'clock" The Coromandel travelled via Sydney, Australia where it took on board 200 sheep, 20 bullocks and 4 horses. Cabin Passengers Baker Major (Travelled from Sydney) Bales M...

  • Pioneers of the Northwest Territory (Ohio), 1738

    Come on over and being your ancestors with you. Profiles must be set to public. from Wikipedia The first group of these early American pioneers to the Northwest Territory is sometimes referred to as “the forty-eight” or the “first forty-eight”, and also as the “founders of Ohio”. These first forty-eight men were carefully chosen and vetted by se...

  • Mercersburg Academy

    Academy is a highly selective private, independent, coed college preparatory boarding school of 435 students in grades 9-12/postgraduate located in Mercersburg, Pennsylvania, about 90 miles northwest of Washington, D.C. The school, which was founded in 1893, is set on 300 acres and is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.According to the school's mission statement...

  • New Zealand Settler Ships - Bengal Merchant 1840

    The “Bengal Merchant” was chartered by the New Zealand Company, and left Glasgow on the 30th October, 1839 and arrived at Port Nicholson on the 20th February, 1840. There were 30 married couples, 23 single men, 6 single women, 16 children under nine, 4 between nine and fifteen, and 13 under one year. One birth and one death occurred on the voyage. Following is the passenger list:&...

  • Norwegian Crusade

    The Norwegian Crusade was a crusade that lasted from 1107 to 1110, in the aftermath of the First Crusade, under the leadership of the Norwegian king Sigurd I.* Sigurd was the first European king to ever go on crusade to the Holy Land, and not one battle during the crusade was lost. The Norwegian crusade seems to have acted out very similar to earlier Viking raids, though the Norwegians' ult...

  • 4th Iowa Independent Battery Light Artillery

    The 4th Iowa Light Artillery Battery was a light artillery battery from Iowa that served in the Union Army between November 23, 1863, and July 14, 1865, during the American Civil WarThe 4th Iowa Light Artillery was mustered into Federal service at Davenport, Iowa for a three-year enlistment on November 23, 1863. The battery was mustered out of Federal service on July 14, 1865.A total of 171 men...

  • 29th Iowa Volunteer Infantry Regiment

    29th Regiment Iowa Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.The 29th Iowa Infantry was organized at Council Bluffs, Iowa and mustered in for three years of Federal service on December 1, 1862.The regiment was mustered out on August 10, 1865. total of 1485 men served in the 29th Iowa at one time or another during its existence. It su...

  • 15th Iowa Volunteer Infantry Regiment

    15th Regiment Iowa Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.The 15th Iowa Infantry was organized at Keokuk, Iowa and mustered in for three years of Federal service on February 22, 1862.The regiment was mustered out on July 24, 1865.The 15th Iowa mustered a total of 1,926 men over the span of its existence. It suffered 8 officers and...

  • 21st Iowa Infantry (USA), US Civil War

    The 21st Iowa Volunteer Infantry Regiment was organized at Camp Franklin in Dubuque, Iowa, on September 9, 1862 and mustered out at Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on July 15, 1865. More than 76,000 Iowans served in the Civil War, 13,001 died; more volunteers, per capita, than any other state. Here's a brief history of the 21st Iowa Regiment. Important Battles (* Vicksburg campaign ** Mobile campaign...

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  • 3rd Iowa Infantry (USA), US Civil War

    The 3rd Iowa Infantry was organized at Keokuk, Iowa and mustered into Federal forces on June 8, 1861. The regiment was consolidated into a battalion of three companies in July, 1864 after those members of the regiment who did not reenlist mustered out and the survivors were transferred to 2nd Regiment Iowa Volunteer Infantry as Companies "A," "F," and "I" on November 4, 1864.

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  • Nederlandse Verzetsgroepen - WWII

    Nederlandse Verzetsgroepen tijdens de Tweede Wereld Oorlog Dutch resistance groups during World War II Dit project geeft een overzicht over de vele verzetsgroepen die actief waren in Nederland tijdens de tweede Wereld oorlog. Deze lijst is niet compleet, sommige verzetsgroepen zijn nog niet geïdentificeerd en beschreven. Aanvullingen zijn altijd welkom. ENGLISH : This project is an...

  • Historical Look At Italian Families

    Welcome to the Geni Italian Portal Genetics Genetic Testing (includes ancestry) Culture Geni Old Master's Project Culture of Italy - Wikipedia Italy - Wikipedia Media & Virtual Tours Sistine Chapel Virtual Tour Luciano Pavarotti Placido Domingo If you are Italian, I would love for you to be a part of this project. Regardless of where you are in the world. I am ...

  • Normans in Medieval Italy

    Italo-Normans (Wikipedia) The Italo-Normans, or Siculo-Normans when referring to Sicily, were the Italian-born descendants of the first Norman conquerors to travel to the Mezzogiorno in the first half of the eleventh century. While maintaining much of their distinctly Norman piety and customs of war, they were shaped by the diversity of southern Italy, by the cultures and customs of the G...

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  • First Crusade (1096-1099)

    For naming conventions, see Medieval Kingdoms of Western Europe . The First Crusade was a military expedition from 1096 to 1099 by Western Christianity to regain the Holy Lands taken in the Muslim conquest of the Levant, ultimately resulting in the recapture of Jerusalem. It was launched in 1095 by Alexios I Komnenos , who requested that western volunteers come to his aid and help to repel th...

  • The Byzantine Empire - Βασιλεία Ῥωμαίων, Basileia Rhōmaiōn

    The Byzantine Empire was the predominantly Greek-speaking Eastern Roman Empire throughout Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages. Known simply as the Roman Empire or Romania by its contemporaries, the empire was centered on the capital of Constantinople and was ruled by emperors in direct succession to the ancient Roman emperors after the collapse of the Western Roman Empire. This project is to c...

  • Byzantine Emperors

    Byzantine Emperors & Empressess . This is a list of the emperors of the East Roman or Byzantine Empire. All Byzantine Emperors regarded themselves as Roman Emperors, the term "Byzantine" being coined firstly by Western historiography much later, in the 16th century. Although the barbarian West recognized the Eastern Empire's claim to the Roman legacy for several centuries, on 25 December 80...

  • Swazi Royalty of Southern Africa

    Kings of Swaziland This page contains a list of paramount chiefs and kings (Ngwenyamas) of Swaziland. The King of Swaziland (also known as Ingwenyama) rules alongside the Queen Mother (also known as Ndlovukati). The role of the king has historically been as the head or father of the nation while the Queen Mother is the spiritual leader of the nation Ancient Kings or Chiefs of the Swazi Peop...

  • Pioneers of Canada - Prince Edward Island

    Pioneers of Canada - Prince Edward Island History The first inhabitants of PEI were ancestors of the Mi’kmaq. There is evidence they occupied sites on PEI as many as 10,000 years ago by crossing the low plain now covered by Northumberland Strait. Occupation since that time has most likely been continuous, although there are some indications that there may have been seasonal migration...

  • Thankful Villages of WWI & WWII

    Thankful Villages= From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Thankful Villages (also known as Blessed Villages[1]) are settlements in both England and Wales from which all their then members of the armed forces survived World War I. The term Thankful Village was popularised by the writer Arthur Mee in the 1930s. In Enchanted Land (1936), the introductory volume to The King’s England series o...

  • Edge Hall, Cheshire, England

    Edge Hall, Cheshire, England Description A country house with a timber framed core, standing on a moated site, it was encased in brick in about 1700. The front dates mainly from 1721, and there have been later alterations and additions. It has two storeys, and is in six bays, with two gables to the left of the entrance, and three to the right. The entrance is recessed, and has a brick parap...

  • Gamul House, Cheshire, England

    Gamul House, Cheshire, England Gamul House is at 52–58 Lower Bridge Street, Chester, Cheshire, England. It is recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade II* listed building,[1] and contains the only medieval stone-built open hall to survive in Chester.[2] History The date of its original building is not known but it was altered in the 17th, 18th and 20...

  • Gawsworth Halls & Rectory, Cheshire, England

    Gawsworth Halls & Rectory, Cheshire, England In their Buildings of England: Cheshire, Pevsner and Hubbard evoke the timeless setting of one of the county’s most enchanting villages in a few well-chosen words: ‘There is nothing in Cheshire to compare with the loveliness of Gawsworth: three great houses and a distinguished church set around a descending string of pools, all within...

  • God's Providence House, Cheshire, England

    God's Providence House, Cheshire, England God's Providence House is at 9 Watergate Street and 11–11A Watergate Row, Chester, Cheshire, England. The house incorporates part of the Chester Rows, is recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade II listed building,[1] and is included in the English Heritage Archive.[2] Close-up to show the inscription His...

  • Great Moreton Hall, Cheshire, England

    Great Moreton Hall, Cheshire, England Overview from Wikipedia: Great Moreton Hall is a former country house in Moreton cum Alcumlow near Congleton, in Cheshire, England, less than a mile (1.6 km) from its better-known near namesake Little Moreton Hall. Designed by Edward Blore, it was built in 1841 by Manchester businessman George Holland Ackers, to replace a large timber-framed building th...

  • Great Composers of the Old Schools of Classical Music (XI - XIX Centuries)

    Historically Significant Composers of Classical Music [ born before 1850 ]. To add a composer to this project, please include access to musical pieces by the composer (YouTube or sound only, etc.). * photo: Johann Sebastian Bach * Enj...

  • Cornish Miners

    This project will gather information about Cornishmen who mined metals and minerals like copper, kaolinite, and tin. Young Cornishwomen who worked at the mine surface may be added to the Bal Maidens project. Featured Profiles William Carbines 1893–1912 Second Class Passenger on the RMS Titanic Richard Trevithick 1771–1833 Developer of the First High-Pressure Steam Engine ...

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