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  • Geni Polska

    Zapraszamy do uczestniczenia w projekcie Geni Polska - który ma na celu skupienie jak największej liczby polskich użytkowników Geni w celu lepszej i wydajniejszej współpracy! W przypadku jakichkolwiek pytań kliknij tutaj . For English language, please see In English thread in Geni Polska message board. Członków prosimy o zapraszanie współpracowników z Polski do tego projektu (Opcje > Add Co...

  • Jamaican Portal: "Out Of Many, One People"

    This is the Portal or Master Project for Jamaica: Jamaican Portal: "Out Of Many, One People" : you will find links to online civil records across Jamaica that may be very helpful in your quest). Important Events in Jamaica's History 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 ar...

  • Great Black Migration (US)

    Around 1910 until the late-1930s, there was a massive movement of African Americans (Blacks) that relocated from the "Deep South" (Southern United States) into Northern, Midwestern and Western U.S. industrial cities. Crop failure was one of the main reasons these Blacks left their traditional homes, some of it started by the Boll Weevil that had traveled from Mexico into Texas, then travel east...

  • The Great Kashubian Migration

    In the mid-1800s Kashubians migrated for economic reasons. After the Franco-Prussian War and the unification of Germany under Bismarck, Kashubians were met with institutionalized hostility. Life was very harsh for the Kashubs. It was illegal to use Polish or Kashubian in public, especially in church. Many priests were imprisoned or exiled. Churches were left with no parish priests. As a result,...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Handmaid, 1630

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

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Furtherance, 1622

    The Furtherance was a 180-ton galleon typical of its class. It may have been very similar to the Mayflower. The Furtherance left Gravesend about June 11 or 12, 1622. A total of eighty passengers were to go on this trip, including those who would board later at a provisioning stop to be made at the Isle of Wight. The ship's master was Captain William Eden, who used the mysterious alias Mr. Samps...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Unity, 1635

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

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Abigail, 1628

    From The Abigail and John Endicott : On 20th June 1628 the ship Abigail set sail from Weymouth with many Dorset emigrants bound for New England. Under Henry Gauden, the master, they arrived in Salem, Massachusetts on 6th September. This particular passage was important as it carried the new government for the London Plantation. The governor was John Endicott . Passengers known to be on boar...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Arbella, 1630

    Note from the Chase Chronicles - July - October, 1930 "John Winthrop begins his journal of the voyage of the Arbella on March 29, 1630: "Riding at the Cowes, near the Isle of Wight, in the Arbella , the ship three hundred and fifty tons whereof Capt. Peter Milbourne was master, being manned with fifty-two seamen and twenty-eight pieces of ordnance..... upon conference it was agreed that (...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Blessing, 1635

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

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Jonathan, 1639

    What appears to be known about its passengers is drawn from testimony taken 13 years after its arrival by a small subset of its passengers. Passengers settled in Newbury and Charlestown. Sailed: 1639 from England Arrived: 1639 at Boston Bay Passengers: Thomas Gould, Frances Cooke, Thomas Blanchard, Agnes Bent, Nicholas Noyes, Dorothy Noyes, Abigail Noyes, Peter Noyes, John Waterma...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Truelove 1635

    The Truelove left London, England Sept 1635 with her master, John Gibbs, arriving in Massachusetts Bay. The following alphabetical roll is from her departure point, not necessarily who landed. Passenger count was listed as 66, but there are 67 names listed. "xix Sept 1635 Theis under-written names are to be transported to New england imbarqued in the Truelove Jo: Gibbs Mr, the Men have take...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Phillip, 1635

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

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Francis 1634

    Master John Cutting Voyage of 1634 This table details the roll of passengers of the Francis, which sailed from Ipswich, Suffolk in April 1634, bound for New England. The date of record, in this case, is some six months after the ship departed. The ship arrived safe at Massachusetts Bay, although some of the persons listed below may not have arrived. Some may have decided not to sail. Some ser...

  • Great Migration: Passengers on The Marigold 1638

    The Marigold ship was a sister ship of the Mayflower. It sailed to Windsor, Connecticut around 1638.

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Sparrow, 1622

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

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  • Great Puritan Migration: Wiltshire Origins

    Project Objective To trace the family and other affiliations of colonists to New England with County Wiltshire origins. Please add those profiles to the project and use discussions. Add research sites to the reference list. Ultimately we may be able to build a “super tree” showing the connections. People of Interest Sir Edward Seymour, 1st Duke of Somerset Deacon Peter J. Noyes, Sr., ...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Bevis, 1638

    The Bevis left Southampton May 1638 for New England with her master Robert Batten. The following Lists of New England Emigrants are from Her Majesty's State Paper Office SOUTHAMPTON.--- The list of the names of Passeng. Intended to shipe themsleues, In the Beuist of Hampton of CL. Tonnes, Robert Batten Mr for Newengland, And thsu by vertue of the Lord Treasurers warrant of the second of May...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Swift, 1630

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

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Griffin, 1633

    Griffin was the name of a 17th-century ship known to have sailed between England and English settlements in Massachusetts. Several historical and genealogical references show the Griffin making such journeys in 1633 and 1634. The 1633 journey left at Downs, England and landed at Plymouth, Massachusetts on September 3. This 1633 journey carried religious dissidents, including Thomas Hooker,[1]...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Abigail, 1635

    The Abigail of London (Master: Richard Hackwell) sailed from foreign ports, the last being Plymouth, England on June 4, 1635. She sailed with about 220 passengers aboard along with livestock. She arrived in Boston about October 8, 1635 with smallpox aboard. Passengers Alphabetical by family with age and roll number Abdy Matthew 15, #134 (From Wantage, Berkshire, bound for Boston. Ref: P...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Diligent, 1638

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

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Confidence, 1638

    Bring your ancestors on over. Profiles must be set to public. from Southampton, England to New England 24 April 1638 Another transcription of this voyage can be seen: Passenger List  for the Confidence 1638 List of passengers from Southampton for New England 24 April 1638 by the 'Confidence' of London, two hundred tons - Master Mr. John Gibson. - "by vertue of the Lord Treasurers warrant ...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Planter, 1635

    Great Migration: Ships to New England 1633-1635 It an amazing story of Providence and the skill of English seamen that dozens of Atlantic ocean passages were made in little wooden ships bringing our Puritan ancestors to America almost without mishap in the 1630's; the unhappy exception being the harrowing story of the Angel Gabriel , 1635, which met a terrible storm and cast up on the coast o...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Griffin, 1634

    Griffin left England Aug 1, 1634 with her master, ?, arriving in September 18, 1634, at Boston with about one hundred passengers and cattle for the plantations. Alphabetical roll: Bartholomew William (From London, bound for Ipswitch and Boston. Ref: Banks Mss. 36 pg 109) Bartholomew Mrs. Mary Haines William of Dunstable, Bedford, bound for Salem. Ref: Aspinwall 36 pg 1 Haines Richar...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Increase, 1635

    From  The Increase left London, England April 1635 with her master, Robert Lea, arriving in Massachusetts Bay. By roll number: Sworn April 17, 1635 1 Bacon/Baron George 43, mason 2 Bacon/Baron Samuel 12, child of George 3 Bacon/Baron John 8, child of George 4 Bacon/Baron Susan 10, child of George 5 Jostlin Thomas 43, husbandman 6 Jostlin Rebecca 43, wife 7 Ward Eliza 38, J...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Fortune, 1621

    Fortune Passenger List The ship Fortune with Master Thomas Barton, arrived at Plymouth on November 9, 1621, just a few weeks after the First Thanksgiving. This passenger list is based on the 1623 Division of Land, the passenger list compiled by Charles Edward Banks in Planters of the Commonwealth, and by the information found in Eugene Aubrey Stratton's Plymouth Colony: Its History and its Pe...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Mayflower, 1620

    The Geni profiles included are of the passengers of the ship Mayflower, arrived at Provincetown Harbor, Plymouth Colony in what is now Massachusetts, United States, on 11 November 1620. For more information about Geni Projects, see the Geni Wiki Projects Page . If you would like to contribute to this page, please contact the Project Manager or one of the Project Collaborators. Click here for ...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Hercules, 1634

    Replica of the 17th century ship Godspeed An 88-foot replica of the ship that brought the first English colonists to America. The Good Ship Hercules would have been similar (although the statue of Liberty wouldn't have been there in the 17th century!!) The Good Ship Hercules In 1634, people embarked at Sandwich for New England on the 'Good ship Hercules of Sandwich'. The following is a pass...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Speedwell, 1635 & 1637

    Walter Harris, Mary Fry and 6 children and 3 servants came on the Speedwell in 1637. Genealogy Data Page 1657 (Family Pages) Note: Walter Harris's English origins are unknown. But he sailed from Weymouth on Apr 22 1637 with "his wife, six children and three servants" on the ship Speedwell This would indicate that he came from a relatively prosperous background. He was made a freeman of th...

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

    The Mary & John left Plymouth, England March 20, 1630 with her unknown Master, arriving in Nantasket Point, now Dorchester, Mass., at the entrance of Boston Harbor on May 30, 1630, two weeks before the Winthrop Fleet arrived. These families and passengers were recruited by the Reverend John White of Dorchester, Dorset. Nearly all of the Mary and John 1630 passengers came from the West Country...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Mary & Jane, 1633

    =================== MARY AND JANE, ___ Rose , master...came from London and brought 196 passengers, a number came from Kent.........only 2 people listed : -- William Coddington Mrs. Mary Coddington Collier and his family came to Plymouth in 1633 on an unknown ship, possibly the ship Mary and Jane, which sailed from London in March, 1633.

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Mary Anne of Yarmouth, 1637

    "When in the reigne of Charles I an endevour was made to supresse the Puritans, a ship call'd the Mary Anne was fitted out at Yarmouth, by a merchand named Payne, for the conveyance of the persecuted to New England..." -- Perlustrations in Yarmouth, England Vol. III The Mary Anne of Yarmouth had William Goose as its master. The Mary Anne sailed from Ipswich, England in May and arrived at ...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the William & Francis, 1632

    The Planters of the Commonwealth in Massachusetts 1620 - 1640 , pages 96 and 97 (still in libraries); Winthrop's Journal 1630-1649, volume 1 , 80-81 (also available here ).  The William and Francis was part of the Winthrop Fleet . WILLIAM AND FRANCIS, Captain...... Thomas, Master. She left London March 9 and arrived June 5, 'with about sixty passengers.'

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

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

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Higginson Fleet, 1629

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

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Lyon's Whelp, 1629

    The Higginson Fleet The Lyon's Whelp left the Thames, Gravesend, England April 5, 1629 along with five other ships, George Bonaventure, Four Sisters, Lyon, the Mayflower and the Talbot, arriving  in Salem June 1629. “Now in this year 1629, a great company of people (The Higginson Fleet) of good rank, zeal, means and quality have made a great stock, and with six good ships in the months ...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Angel Gabriel, 1635

    from The Angel Gabriel was a 240 ton English passenger galleon. She was commissioned for Sir Walter Raleigh's last expedition to America in 1617. She sank in a storm off Pemaquid Point, near the newly established town of Bristol, Maine, on August 15, 1635. The sinking occurred during the middle of the Great Migration. From England to Massachusetts in a fleet of five ships, the Angel Gabri...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the John of London, 1638

    Great Migration: Passengers of the John of London, 1638 From John of London sailed from Hull, England to Boston, MA in the summer of 1638 with Master George Lamberton. The passage was known for its passenger, Ezekiel Rogers who settled in Rowley, as well as carrying the first printing press to the colonies. Note: "John of London of one of 8 to 12 ships organized by Ezekiel Rogers to bring...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Defence (Defiance), 1635

    Come bring your ancestors on over to this project. The Ship Defence of London, 1635 Edward Bostock, Master. She sailed from London about the last of July (1635) and arrived at Boston October 8, 1635, with about one hundred passengers. Passengers: Dorothy Adams, aged 24 Martha Banes, aged 20 Mary Bentley, aged 20 Thomas Boylston, aged 20 John Burtes, aged 29 Edward Colbor...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Recovery 1633/1634

    Great Migration: Ships to New England 1633-1635 There were perhaps 30,000 emigrants from England to New England before the English Civil War. These folks were mainly from the English middle-class, self-reliant and motivated to find a place where they might live, worship, and raise their families without government harassment. This movement of people is called The Great Migration. Passengers...

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  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Susan and Ellen, 1635

    Great Migration: Ships to New England 1633-1635 It an amazing story of Providence and the skill of English seamen that dozens of Atlantic ocean passages were made in little wooden ships bringing our Puritan ancestors to America almost without mishap in the 1630s; the unhappy exception being the harrowing story of the Angel Gabriel, 1635, which met a terrible storm and cast up on the coast of ...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Hopewell, Spring 1635

    The purpose of this project is to compile and expand the profiles of passengers on the Hopewell in May-June 1635. The majority of Hopewell passengers went on to settle in Dorchester, Hingham, and Salem, Massachusetts. PLEASE NOTE: If someone is not listed below as one of the passengers, they should not be added to the project. You may want to check your records to see if they came on a differ...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the James from Bristol, 1635

    Great Migration: Passengers of the James from Bristol, 1635 From The James left King's Road in Bristol on 23 May 1635 with her master, John Taylor, along with the Angel Gabriel, the Elizabeth (the Bess), the Mary and the Diligence. The James and the Angel Gabriel stayed together while the three faster and smaller boats went on to Newfoundland. The Angel was wrecked off the coast of Maine, b...

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

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

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

    Elizabeth and Ann London England to Boston Massachusetts The following list of passengers on the Elizabeth and Ann was taken from the book "Result of some Researches among the British Archive for Information Relative to The Founders of New England" made in the years 1858, 1859 and 1860. Originally collected for and published in The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, and now cor...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Elizabeth, 1634 & 1635

    THE GREAT MIGRATION: SHIPS TO NEW ENGLAND 1633-35 It an amazing story of Providence and the skill of English seamen that dozens of Atlantic ocean passages were made in little wooden ships bringing our Puritan ancestors to America almost without mishap in the 1630's; the unhappy exception being the harrowing story of the Angel Gabriel , 1635, which met a terrible storm and cast up on the coast...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Lyon, 1631 & 1632

    In The Planters of the Commonwealth, Banks introduces his passenger list: LYON, William Peirce, Master, sailed from London June 22 [1632] and arrived September 16 [1632] at Boston. 'He brought one hundred and twenty three passengers, whereof fifty children, all in health. They had been twelve weeks aboard and eight weeks from Land's End.' Excerpt from Essex and the Lyon–The people who s...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the James of London, 1635

    This site documents the roll of passengers of the James, which sailed from London, 6 April, 1635, Julian calendar, bound for New England. The date of record, in this case, was about two months after the James sailed. The ship arrived safe at Massachusetts Bay, although some of the persons listed below may not have arrived. Some may have decided not to sail. Some servants may have run away...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Anne & Little James, 1623

    Anne & Little James Arrived in Plymouth, Massachusetts July 10, 1623 "The ship Anne arrived in Plymouth in July, 1623 accompanied by the Little James, bringing new settlers along with many of the wives and children that had been left behind in Leyden when the Mayflower departed in 1620." Emigrant Ancestors, John Camden Hotten, 1874 "Built by the Plymouth Adventurers to remain at the...

  • Great Puritan Migration (1620-1640): Passenger Ship Portal

    Please add Geni profiles to the ship projects found in the "related" projects on the right and also listed below. The Great Puritan Migration From The Great Migration of Picky Puritans, 1620-40 New England Historical Society When the Pilgrims landed in Plimoth Plantation in 1620, they began what was called the Great Migration – great not because of the numbers of people who arrived, but b...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the John & Dorothy of Ispwich & The Rose of Yarmouth, 1637

    Bring your ancestor profiles on over. Must be set to public. John & Dorothy of Ispwich and The Rose of Yarmouth, 1637 A REGISTER of PERSONS ABOUT TO PASS INTO FORRAIGNE PARTS. A.D. 1637. 13 Chas. 1. THESE people went to New England with WILLIAM ANDREWS, of Ipswich, Mr. of the JOHN AND DOROTHY of Ipswich, and with WILLIAM ANDREWS, his son, Mr. of the ROSE, of Yarmouth. from A s...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Mary & John, 1633/4

    Bring your ancestors on over. Profiles must be set to public. from Phelps Family History in America Ship Mary and John Passenger List for 1634 The Passenger Ship Roster is Only Partly Accurate The second trip of the Mary and John to colonial America began shortly after March 24, 1633/4, in London. The master was Robert Sayres (or Sayers).   It is not possible to construct a ...

  • Maori Migration - Mataatua Waka

    In Māori tradition, Mātaatua was one of the great voyaging canoes by which Polynesians migrated to New Zealand. Māori traditions say that the Mātaatua was initially sent from Hawaiki to bring supplies of kūmara to Māori settlements in New Zealand. The Mātaatua was captained by Toroa, accompanied by his brother, Puhi; his sister, Muriwai; his son, Ruaihona; and daughter, Wairaka.His half-brother...

  • Maori Migration - Takitimu Waka

    The Takitimu waka is known as Te Waka Tapu O Takitimu, the sacred canoe Takitimu. It was captained on its journey from Hawaiki by Tamatea-Ariki-Nui, high chief and priest, and carried a number of tohunga or priests. After its arrival in Aotearoa it made many travels. At about 1350AD it called at Waimarama, a coastal settlement in Hawke's Bay, and it was there that it left two rollers and two an...

  • Maori Migration - Aotea Waka

    In Māori tradition, Aotea is one of the canoes by which Māori migrated to New Zealand; it is particularly associated with the tribes of Taranaki and Whanganui, including Ngāti Ruanui and other tribal groups. Aotea was a double canoe built by Toto from half of a great tree from Hawaiki, the other half being used for the canoe Matahourua. Toto gave Aotea to his daughter Rongorongo, who was marrie...

  • Maori Migration - Māmari Waka

    In Māori tradition, Māmari was one of the great ocean-going, voyaging canoes that was used in the migrations that settled New Zealand. Mamari was the third waka to arrive with the tangata Ruanui. The traditions of the Aotea, Horotua and Mamari waka mention that kiore (rats) were passengers on their voyages to New Zealand. Carvings on a window frame of Te Ohaki Marae in Ahipara depict the stor...

  • The Kentucky Migration 1780 - 1820

    The Kentucky Migration Note: This project is intended for anyone that moved to Kentucky during this period. If you have more info on why these families migrated, please feel free to add it here, or on their profiles. The first serious explorations of the Kentucky territory by English colonists had begun around 1750, and it was found that the area was not generally inhabited by Indians, but ...

  • Britain's Child Migration - Organisers

    Britain's Child Migration - Organisers The practice of sending poor or orphaned children to British colonies, to help alleviate the shortage of labour, began in England in 1618, with the rounding-up and transportation of 100 vagrant children to the Virginia Colony. Before the second half of the twentieth century, the Home Children programme was seen as a way to move impoverished children ...

  • British Migration - Main Page

    British Migration - Main Page The object of this project is to provide an index to the numerous projects dealing with this subject and also to give an overview of migration to and from Britain. The aim is also to provide links to resources and further reading available to researchers; contributions are very welcome! Please add projects to the relevant Sections and help researchers by adding l...

  • Cape Breton to New Zealand - The 2nd Migration

    Almost 1000 people completed this remarkable migration to New Zealand. They set about the task of establishing a close knit and highly successful Gaelic speaking community in Waipu. On leaving the Highlands of Scotland after the infamous Highland Clearances, the settlers first formed a community at St Ann’s in Nova Scotia. On this productive land the Scots built a strong community, despite cold...

  • Exodusters: Black Migration to Kansas after Reconstruction

    Exodusters: Black Migration to Kansas after Reconstruction Exodusters: Black Migration to Kansas After Reconstruction The first major migration to the North of ex-slaves. "In 1879, fourteen years after the Emancipation Proclamation, thousands of blacks fled the South. They were headed for the homesteading lands of Kansas, the 'Garden Spot of the earth' and the 'quintessential Free State, th...

  • Potawatomi Migration from Wisconsin & Michigan to Canada

    Introduction and data entry by William Arthur Allen_ Genealogical Reference: Potawatomi Migration Project as a Special Collections Project: This project is designed to meet the criteria of a Geni Special Collections Project per . Purpose: The purpose of this project is to identify names of Potawatomi people who migrated from the USA to Canada shortly after the international boundary was est...

  • Maori Migration - Arai Te Uru Waka

    Tradition of the Arai Te Uru My informant made a correction or two to what I wrote on this canoe and added further information. The sandbank at the mouth of the Waitaki river known as O-te-heni is not called after one of the crew of Arai-te-uru, but after a woman of comparatively modern times. A rock there, however, is called “Moko-tere-a-tarehu,” after one of the passengers on the Arai-te-uru,...

  • Die Groot Trek / The Great Trek

    The Great Trek / Die Groot Trek - South Africa 1835 - 1845 The Boers Probe the Hinterland Thus was Great Trek born. In secret, 'Commissie (Commission) Treks were established to explore the areas to the north and report back to the Boers. One went west to what is now Namibia and returned with a disappointing report, the others that assessed the Zoutpansberg (Salt Pan Mountains) mountains (in...

  • amaXhosa People of South Africa

    History of the amaXhosa The amaXhosa people are Bantu speakers living in south-east South Africa, and in the last two centuries throughout the southern and central-southern parts of the country. Xhosa people currently make up approximately 18% of the South African population. By number: in 2008: Botswana 9,900; Lesotho 22,000; South Africa 7,529,000; Zimbabwe 29,000 During the seventeenth c...

  • U5b (mtDNA)

    For people who have tested and are assigned the maternal haplogroup U5b or who are believed to have had that maternal haplogroup based on descendants tested. Defining Mutations U5 has polymorphisms in 3197 9477 13617 16192 16270 U5b has polymorphisms in 150 7768 14182 Origin Among the oldest mtDNA haplogroups found in European remains of Homo sapiens is U5. The age of U5 is e...

  • The Hindu Genesis (Origin of Life)

    This project aims to chart out common ancestors through deliberation upon evidence, common or similar, found in the Vedas, Puranas, Shrutis, Smritis, Upanyas' and Upanishads of the Indian sub-continent, and the Bible, the Tanach / Mirqa and the Quran without bias. Project Photo Discussions must be supported by evidence or quotes. Preface The Book of Genesis or B'resh...

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  • South African Timeline

    South Africa – Timeline This timeline incorporates, amongst others, the timelines of general South African history from the website South African History Online . SA History Online and Hazel Crampton’s ‘The Sunburnt Queen’. (Johannesburg: Jacana. 2004) were especially helpful in recording events of the Nguni peoples. The object of the project ... is to map the events that took place in ...

  • Nguni Peoples 1700s - 1800s

    1700 Dlamini chiefdoms move south from Delagoa Bay and settle on land north of the Phongolo River; thereby forming the core of the future Swazi nation. 1767 The Cape frontier is pushed further eastward, beyond the Gamtoos River into the land of the AmaXhosa. Armed confrontations between the AmaXhosa and the Dutch colonists ensue. 1775 The death of Phalo increases the political tensions and ...

  • R-U106 (Y-DNA)

    This project is for people who have tested and been assigned the paternal haplogroup R-U106 (Y-DNA) and also for people who are believed to have been this paternal haplogroup based on tests done on descendants. The current naming convention is to use the terminal SNP, so R1b, U106* Also known as R1b1b2a1a (S21+), previously known as R1b1b2a From The R1b1b2a1 (S21+) is a prominent R1b subcla...

  • McKee - Ancestry

    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. This will - help connect other McKee ancestry to the Mckee project of 'McKee's of Virginia, Kentucky & Indiana PLEASE LETS - clean up the "Gedcom madness" of the early McKee's variously spelled - pleople have just gedcom...

  • Benjamin Nye - Nye Family of America

    The Benjamin Nye Homestead & Museum includes his home, the old grainger hall and mill site at Old Country Road, E. Sandwich, MA, USA 02537. Owned and maintained by the Nye Family of America Association, Inc. - www.nyefamily.org.No records exist of his birth in England, nor the ship he came to America in during the 1630's Great Migration.

  • Ulster Scots people

    Who are the Ulster Scots? The Ulster Scots are an ethnic group in Ireland, descended from Lowland Scots and English from the border of those two countries, many from the "Border Reivers" culture. These people first began to occupy Ireland in large numbers with the Plantation of Ulster, a planned process of colonisation which took place under the auspices of James VI of Scotland and I of Eng...

  • Holtzclaw Family

    John Jacob Holtzclaw , who immigrated from Prussia to Virginia. is my 7th great grandfather. There is a lot of clean up work to do in this area, and I'd love help from any interested parties. About Holtclaw The HOLTZCLAWs were among the GERMANNA Colonists of Virginia. Branches later went into KY and beyond, a common migration pattern. For an overview of the Germanna colonies and the settler...

  • Child Emigration from Britain - Australia

    Image right - Boy ploughing at Dr. Barnardo's Industrial Farm, Russell, Manitoba, 1900. In 2010, the photo was reproduced on a Canadian postage stamp commemorating Home Children emigration. Image right - Collections Canada Public Domain, Wiki Commons Child emigration was undertaken by religious and charitable organisations. One of the earliest of these being The Children's Friend Society fo...

  • Abandoning America

    Abandoning America Abandoning America Abandoning America is a project focusing on the history of those Great Migration immigrants to New England who returned permanently to England. As a starting point we refer to the research of Susan Hardman Moore, Abandoning America: Life-stories from early New England (Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK: The Boydell Press, 2013) and integrate it into the GENI world ...

  • New England Planters

    New England Planters : those who responded to British Empire calls to populate Nova Scotia and New Brunswick starting circa 1765. Timeline: 1755 - The Acadian Deportation begins. 12 October 1758 - The first proclamation is sent out by Lieutenant General Lawrence calling for New England immigrants to send settlement inquiries for the available Acadian lands of Nova Scotia. 11 January 175...

  • Ancestors of Bennet Eliot, of Nazeing, Essex

    The purpose of this project is to help identify the profiles of Eliot and related families whose portions of the tree need to be fixed. There are several family trees and genealogies who have used erroneous sources based on some visitations. For a point of reference I have uploaded the article, Ancestry of Bennet Eliot of Nazeing, Essex, Father of Seven Great Immigrants to Massachusetts , wri...

  • Chinese and Asian settlement in Australia

    Chinese and Asian settlement in Australia The history of Chinese Australians provides a unique chapter in the history of Australia. The country has a long history of contact with China, some of which may even predate Captain Cook's arrival in the 18th century. Chinese peoples are now considered to be the oldest continuous immigrants to Australia outside of those from Great Britain. However it...

  • Royal Ancestry of Thomas Hussey of MD and Elizabeth (Hussey) Scott of MA

    Royal Ancestry of Thomas Hussey of MD and Elizabeth (Hussey) Scott of MA The following notes were presented by Nathan W. Murphy, MA, AG, FASG The latest issues of The American Genealogist establish two new gateways: Elizabeth (Hussey) Scott of Boston, Massachusetts and Thomas Hussey of Charles County, Maryland. They were first cousins. Their paternal grandparents are listed in Douglas's Roy...

  • Koenig Family

    This project is for the Koenig family originating in Central Europe. The frame of this project is take from the House of Names website section on Koenig Surname History . Koenig Surname History Koenig Family History Koenig, King, Konnig, de Koenig Koenig Early Origins Koenig Early History Koenig Early Notables The Great Migration Surname Notables: some noteworthy people of...

  • New England Puritans

    Particularly in the years after 1630, Puritans left for New England, supporting the founding of the Massachusetts Bay Colony and other settlements. The large-scale Puritan emigration to New England then ceased, by 1641, with around 21,000 having moved across the Atlantic. This English-speaking population in America did not all consist of colonists, since many returned, but produced more than 16...

  • Westward Ho

    This project is a portal to U.S. migration projects that focus on the movement West and the trails they used. Do not add individual profiles to the project. Add them to the appropriate sub-project. Historic Trails Historic trails include: Bozeman Trail California Trail, 5,665 miles El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro National Historic Trail, 404 miles El Camino Real de los Tejas Na...

  • Scotch-Irish and /Irish Emigrant

    Please add Scotch-Irish and Irish ancestors so we can track their migration and work together and research their migration through America, Canada, and Novia Scotia. You’re welcome to add and edit our page as well. Scotch-Irish is the American term referring to settlers who were born in or resided in Ireland, they have also been called "," "Ulster-Scots," and "Irish Presbyterians. We hear Sco...

  • Suomalaiset siirtolaiset - Finnish emigrants

    Yli miljoona suomalaista on muuttanut ulkomaille pysyvästi. Osa siirtolaisista on myös palannut takaisin. Suurimmat siirtolaisuuden kohdemaat ovat Ruotsi, Yhdysvallat, Kanada ja Australia. Tämän projektin tarkoituksena on koota yhteen suomalaisten siirtolaisten profiilit Genissä. Olethan tarkkana, ettet lisää siirtolaisten jälkeläisiä projektiprofiileiksi – projekti on vain Suomesta lähteneiden...

  • Albion's Seed: Four British Folkways in America

    WORK IN PROGRESS Hyperlinks refer to Wikipedia pages where more information can be found . Motives Albion's Seed: Four British Folkways in America (America: a Cultural History) From Library Journal This cultural history explains the European settlement of the United States as voluntary migrations from four English cultural centers. Families of zealous, literate Puritan yeomen an...

  • Maclean clan chiefs of Scotland

    Clan Maclean is a Highland Scottish clan. They are one of the oldest clans in the Highlands and owned large tracts of land in Argyll as well as the Inner Hebrides. Many early MacLean’s became famous for their honor, strength and courage in battle. They were involved in many clan skirmishes with the MacKinnons, Camerons, MacDonalds and Campbells. They were fierce Jacobites fighting in all of the...

  • Edward Riggs of Roxbury, MA Descendants

    Edward Riggs and his family were part of the Great Migration and were among the very early settlers in Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts . A number of other families, all from Nazeig, Essexwere County, England had settled there, and were collectively called the Nazeing Christians . Roxbury, which was a separate township on the outskirts of Boston, is now part of the city of Boston. Notab...

  • Čulić / Culic / Culich /... International

    Hello, In this project You are welcome to for participate, co-operate and helping in researching. If you are interested in participating or want to become part of this project - just join this project (select ACTIONS (upper right) and click 'Join Project' ) This is the subproject of the Culic project, Related to Family Culic (Čulić) from Split, Kaštel Sućurac, Croatia Migration Port...

  • State of Maine

    This subportal is part of the USA Portal . The state of Maine is the northernmost state in the New England region of the northeastern United States. Maine is the 39th most extensive and the 41st most populous of the U.S. states and territories. It is bordered by New Hampshire to the west, the Atlantic Ocean to the east, and the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick and Quebec to the nor...

  • Migrations: Immigration

    WORK IN PROGRESS < BACK Immigration into Africa Immigration into Asia Immigration into Australasia Immigration into the Americas . In the period 1600-1800, immigratory flows followed a logical sequence of events: Discovery Exploration Settlement Colonization This process was usually characterized with the subduement of native peoples. Many factors have influenc...

  • Hewitt Family of Jamaica

    We will discuss the origins of the Hewitt families. This project is to research and find out more about the Hewitt and other related families originating in Jamaica, West Indies. The early migration of the Hewitt families started with . . . Naming Conventions See generic Naming Conventions page. Names: For consistency, please make sure the name fields of Master Profiles are first na...

  • Settlers in South Africa from Mauritius

    Leaving Mauritius - By the 1890s, Mauritius had long forgotten the sugar-fuelled prosperity of the 1840s. The opening of the Suez Canal meant that it was no longer near any major trade routes. The price of sugar had fallen due to increased competition. The island was badly overpopulated, subject to frequent epidemics of Cholera and other diseases, which ran wild through the slums in which many ...

  • State of Connecticut

    This subportal is part of the USA Portal . The state of Connecticut is one of the original Thirteen Colonies and the fifth state admitted to the Union. This portal is for people researching its residents, southernmost state in the New England region, Connecticut is also often grouped along with New York and New Jersey as the Tri-State Area. It is bordered by Rhode Island to the east, ...

  • Swamp Yankees of Southern New England

    The term " Swamp Yankees " is a New England-ism used to describe the low-income, rural, farming/laboring families of eastern Connecticut, southeastern Massachusetts, and Rhode Island from the Colonial period through today. Originally meant as an insult, "Swamp Yankee" has evolved into a term of endearment and even pride for the more rugged Southern New Englanders. As opposed to the blue-blood...

  • Bakersfield, California

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Bakersfield, California . Official Website Bakersfield is the county seat of Kern County near the southern end of the San Joaquin and Central Valleys. History Wikipedia In 1862, disastrous floods swept away the original settlement founded in 1860 by the German-born Christian B Bohna . Among those attracted to the area by the...

  • Margolis and Frankel Families

    Update - Margolis and related families are included in Volume I of the Third Edition of The Unbroken Chain which was published in 2017 by Avotaynu, written by Neil Rosenstein. Many of us in the family tree on Geni contributed to this new edition. Update - Summer 2019 will be the third summer during which descendants of Margolis and Frankel and other families, including the related Bramson and...

  • Jews of Minnesota

    This is an umbrella project for all projects related to Jews from Minnesota . While isolated Jewish fur traders were not rare, the first Jewish community was established in St. Paul, the northern-most steamboat landing on the Mississippi. They found little prejudice in a frontier town and by 1856 formed Mount Zion Hebrew Congregation. Minneapolis just upriver did not grow until the advent of ...

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