Genealogy Projects on the Geni Family Tree

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  • East Lothian (Haddingtonshire) - Family Heads

    People Connected to East Lothian (Haddingtonshire)=== Historic County 'Image right - East Lothian within Scotland in 1890> ===See also East Lothian - Main Page ===People connected to East Lothian can be placed in the following groups.===Historical and Political people- accommodated by the project Historic East Lothian (Link to follow) which covers the History of xxx and historical/political peo...

  • East Lothian (Hadingtonshire) - Historic County of Scotland

    East Lothian (Hadingtonshire) - Historic County of Scotland=> * Scots: Aest Lowden* Scottish Gaelic: Lodainn an Ear* Administrative centre Haddington* Chapman County Code - ELN* Famous for: ' East Lothian is one of the 32 council areas of Scotland, and a lieutenancy area. Archaically, it was also known as Haddingtonshire. It borders the City of Edinburgh, Midlothian and the Scottish Borders. It...

  • East Lothian (Haddingtonshire) - Famous People

    Famous People Connected to East Lothian (Haddingtonshire)== Historic County 'Image right - Robert Moffat (21 December 1795 – 9 August 1883) was a Scottish Congregationalist missionary to Africa, and father-in-law of David Livingstone.Those people of note with connections to the county are listed below. Some of these connections are a little tenuous - counties like to lay claim to people ...

  • Harvard University

    Harvard University Harvard Univerity Harvard University is an American private Ivy League research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, established in 1636 by the Massachusetts legislature. Harvard is the oldest institution of higher learning in the United States and the first corporation (officially The President and Fellows of Harvard College) chartered...

  • University of Alabama

    University of Alabama (Alabama or UA) is a public research university located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA, and the flagship of the University of Alabama System. Founded in 1831, UA is one of the oldest and the largest of the universities in Alabama. UA offers programs of study in 13 academic divisions leading to bachelor's, master's, Education Specialist, and doctoral degrees. The only publicly...

  • United States Navy

    This project is intended for all Naval personnel. Please feel free to include any that served the United States in this capacity from 1786 to Present. A separate project has been set up for those that served in the Continental Navy 1775 - 1785 . The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the Uni...

  • Notable businesspeople

    Businesspeople (also businessmen or businesswomen ) are people involved in a particular undertaking of activities for the purpose of generating revenue from a combination of human, financial, and physical capital. List of notable Businesspeople Aerospace industry‎ Thomas O Paine (1921-1992) USA Advertising Leo Burnett (1891 - 1971) Fairfax M. Cone (1903 - 1977) USA Ge...

  • Sheandoah County, Virginia, USA

    Official Web Site Sheandoah Valley Cultural Center and Museum 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

  • Kommunismi mustad kuriteod (Eestis)

    Siia võiksid kuuluda need, kes on olnud represseeritud vene võimude poolt, aga ka need, kes on represseeritutega (vangi langenud, küüditatud vm vene võimu poolt ahistatud) lähedased, sugulased, hõimlased, naabrid, tuttavad, sõbrad jt represseeritute ja küüditatutega seotud inimesed. Paragrahv 58 ehk § 58 oli 1926. ...

  • Royal Victorian Order

    Royal Victorian Order The Royal Victorian Order is given by The Queen to people who have served her or the Monarchy in a personal way. These may include officials of the Royal Household, family members or perhaps British Ambassadors who have helped organise a State Visit to a particular country. The Order was founded in April 1896 by Queen Victoria as a way of rewarding personal service t...

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  • 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...

  • Philanthropists

    Philanthropists The Philanthropists project is designed to recognise the generous spirit of so many in our history. It is best that their profile reflects their generous actions, with dates if possible. To add profiles to this project, firstly "follow it" then click on actions either on the profile, or, on the project page, then click "Add profile" or "Add to project" whichever is appropr...

  • Founders of Famous American Businesses

    The founders of American companies of world renown.

  • United States Cabinet Members

    The United States Cabinet (usually referred to as the U.S. President's Cabinet or simplified as the Cabinet) is composed of the most senior appointed officers of the executive branch of the federal government of the United States. Its existence dates back to the first American President, George Washington, who appointed a Cabinet of four people (Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson; Secretary of...

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  • Eesti vabadusvõitlejad

    Nagu veepiisas peitub meri, nii on ka inimeses rahvas. Rahvast, kes kannab ajaloo tarkust, ei saa lõpuni petta. Ühel varem, teisel hiljem toimub ärkamine. Kurja ja hävingut kehastavad jõud tuntakse ära ja siis teevad selle maa mehepojad seda, mis nad tegema peavad. Võitlevad! Kui keegi püüab tõestada, et eesti meeste v�...

  • Koninklijk Instituut & Akademie van Wetenschappen KNAW

    Het Koninklijk Instituut 1808-1851 De Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen ‧ b ‧ Foto: De KNAW is gehuisvest in een Amsterdams grachtenpand dat ooit bezit was van de rijke familie TRIP . ‧ As the forum, conscience, and voice of the arts and sciences in the Netherlands, the Academy promotes the quality of scientific and scholarly work and strive...

  • Polish soldiers of World War One (1914-1918)

    Polish soldiers of World War One. Polscy żołnierze w Pierwszej Wojnie Światowej. 1914-1918= Zaangażowanie Polaków na frontach I wojny światowej jest jedną z najczęściej pomijanych kart naszej historii. Powodem jest zapewne fakt nieistnienia polskiej, niepodległej państwowości w okresie, w którym toczy...

  • World War One: Armed Forces - New Zealand

    When the United Kingdom declared war on Germany at the start of the First World War, the New Zealand government followed without hesitation, despite its geographic isolation and small population. It was believed at the time that any declaration of war by the United Kingdom automatically included New Zealand. The total number of New Zealand troops and nurses to serve overseas in 1914–19...

  • 10th Virginia Infantry - Company C (CSA), US Civil War Project

    Company C (1st) (Southern Greys") Formed by Capt Swann they were mustered on 18 Apr 1861 and disbanded on 18 Apr 1862. They were from the Edinburg, Shenandoah County area. The members of this unit were: Allison, John H., Pvt, Allison, Marcus W., Pvt, Angelo, Francis M., Pvt, Arts, Samuel Jefferson, Pvt, Barton, Isaac Otterbein, Pvt, Barton, Joseph M., Pvt, Baton (Heaton), John W., 1st Lt, B...

  • WW1 Roll of Honour - New Zealand

    The outbreak of world war one took more than 100,000 New Zealanders overseas, or ten percent of the then population of one million, of which more than 18,000 died and over 40,000 were wounded. Nearly every New Zealand family was affected. Anzac Day on the 25th of April marks the anniversary of the first campaign that led to major casualties for Australian and New Zealand forces during the Fir...

  • Deutsche Promi Geburtstage

    Geburtstage bekannter deutscher Persönlichkeiten im Laufe der Geschichte. Viele Profile deutscher Persönlichkeiten sind bereits im Geni Welt-Stammbaum gelistet. Dieses Projekt ist ein übergeordnetes Projekt! Bitte beachten Sie, dass die Personen in diesem Projekt unabhängig ihrer politischen oder religiösen Einstellungen gelistet werden. Eine Wertung i...

  • South Africa - Profile Conventions/Guidelines

    Conventions for Profile Management on the South African branch of the "World Family Tree" (WFT) The Naming Conventions outlined in this project, with the Supporting document, currently in version 3-2 . These conventions follow and are in line with: Coalition for the Standardization of GENi Naming Conventions Naming Conventions Wiki These Conventions follow the method suggested by pr...

  • Victims of the Nazi Holocaust - קרבנות הנאצים בשואה

    Victims of the Nazis during the Holocaust קרבנות הנאצים בשואה This project's mission is to list the names of the victims of the Nazis during the Holocaust to show that these victims are not just an anonymous mass, but were, and some still are, millions of human beings with ...

  • Suicide in response to Nazi oppression

    Rather than face deportation and murder, a number of victims of Nazi oppression committed suicide. For example, in the wake of Germany's annexation of Austria, hundreds of Jews took their own lives. Today this final act of desperation is seen as an act of resistance, of an attempt at some sort of self-determination by the victims of Nazi oppression. This project seeks to collect the profiles of...

  • Reich Refugees during Holocaust 1933-1945

    The idea of this project is to include "all" refugees from the Holocaust who managed to emigrate from Europe to safe countries, and to connect these immigrants to their families in Europe. Holocaust & Reich Refugees & Emigrés 1933-1945 List of Project Profiles Nazi Regime GenocideTimeline , Interactive Timeline The German Nazi persecution started with the Nazi boycott of Jewi...

  • 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...

  • Attorneys to Judges - the American Legal System

    The justice system in the United States is one of the most unique in the world. It consists of two separate levels of courts, state and federal, that can peacefully co-exist under the concept of federalism . The type of court that a case is tried in depends on the law, state or federal, that was allegedly violated. Most of the laws that govern our day-to-day living are state laws; violations of...

  • Publishers

    Publishers Image Right: Thomas Nelson the founder of the publishing firm of Thomas Nelson and Sons that began in Scotland in 1798, a subsidiary of HarperCollins, Definition: A publisher is a company or person that publishes books, newspaper, journals or music Publishing is the process of production and dissemination of literature, music, or information -making information availabl...

  • Dogtown cellar holes

    The famous American artist and poet Marsden Hartley described Dogtown as a cross between Stonehenge and Easter Island. There are 45 numbered "cellar holes" that mark the one time homes of this ghost town. Treasure hunters, nature lovers, writers, artists, historians, photographers, and even business persons are inspired by the landscape. Bring your Dogtown associated profiles on over. fro...

  • Theresienstadt Ghetto

    This project aims to collect all of the profiles of persons who were inmates of the concentration camp Theresienstadt also referred to as Theresienstadt Ghetto located in what is now the Czech Republic. Overcrowding and disease During WWII, the ghetto Terezín (Theresienstadt) was one of the major sites of suffering and death for the Jews of the Bohemian Lands and several European cou...

  • Freemasons

    This is the master project for Freemasons on Geni. Freemasons, or simply "Masons," have been an important part of Western culture for centuries and have immeasurably shaped the world through their leadership, altruism, public service, and character. Although the most famous Freemasons have been presidents, CEOs, and other public figures, the vast majority of Freemasons were and are small-town...

  • 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) ...

  • 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...

  • Christ Church College, Oxford University

    Christ Church College, University of Oxford St. Aldates, Oxford. Founded 1524 by King Henry VIII, Re-founded in 1546 Christ Church (Latin: Ædes Christi, the temple or house (ædēs) of Christ, and thus sometimes known as "The House") is a constituent college of the University of Oxford in England. The college is associated with Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford, which ser...

  • Westminster College, Cambridge

    [ ] Westminster College in Cambridge is a theological college of the United Reformed Church, formerly the Presbyterian Church of England. Its principal purpose is training for the ordination of ministers, but is also used more widely for training within the denomination. The current principal of the college is the Revd Susan Durber and the vice-principal and director of studies is the Revd Jo...

  • Authors

    [ ] An author is broadly defined as "the person who originated or gave existence to anything" and whose authorship determines responsibility for what was created. Narrowly defined, an author is the originator of any written work and can also be described as a writer.

  • Clergy in our family

    Clergy in our family Tracing the faith and religious convictions of your family This project will work in conjunction with the "History Project" to give you a report of how many Clergy(equivalent in any Religion or Faith) were in your family. Please add ANY profiles of ANY Clergy or equivalent in any Religion or Faith to this project, to take advantage of the "History Project App" . O...

  • Geologists - incl. Palaeontologists, Meteorologists and Geophysicists

    Geologists - incl. Palaeontologists, Meteorologists and Geophysicists This project features Famous Geologists - the purpose being to identify Geologists on Geni, and develop trees for those who are not yet listed. It will probably become necessary to have new projects for some specialities in future. There are many different fields of geology to specialise in, each with its own specific fie...

  • Counties of Scotland - United Kingdom

    Historic Counties of Scotland Scotland (Scottish Gaelic: Alba) is a nation which is part of the United Kingdom. A Scottish County was an important territorial political division. Many of the names of the Counties are suffixed by the word "shire" recording for posterity that they were once controlled on behalf of the sovereign by a 'Shire Reeve' or Sheriff. Many of the counties can trace the...

  • Historic Houses of East Lothian, Scotland

    Historic Houses of East Lothian, Scotland See Historic Houses of Britain and Ireland - Main Page Image right - Gosford House This project needs developing - if you wish to work on it please contact Anne-Marie, June or Terry who would be delighted! The object of this project is to provide information about historic buildings in the county of East Lothian, with links to sub-projects...

  • Historic Houses of Clackmannanshire, Scotland

    Historic Houses of Clackmannanshire, Scotland See Historic Houses of Britain and Ireland - Main Page Image right - Castle Campbell , Dollar Glen This project needs developing - if you wish to work on it please contact Anne-Marie, June or Terry who would be delighted! The object of this project is to provide information about historic buildings in the county of Clackmannanshire, wi...

  • Is there a Doctor in the house?

    Do you have medical practitioners in your family?==Add profiles and trace the professionThis project is to trace the medical profession in families. With the use of " History Link " and, profiles added here, you will be able to find, at a glance, how many in your family chose this career of healing.== History Link History link is a project and application that allows you to see at a glance, you...

  • Saint John's College, Cambridge

    [ ] TheThe college was founded on the site of the 13th century Hospital of St John in Cambridge at the suggestion of Saint John Fisher, Bishop of Rochester and chaplain to Lady Margaret. However, Lady Margaret died without having mentioned the foundation of St John's in her will, and it was largely the work of Fisher that ensured that the college was founded. He had to obtain the approval of ...

  • Marlborough College

    [ ]Marlborough College is a co-educational independent school for day and boarding pupils located in Marlborough, Wiltshire. Founded in 1843 for the sons of Church of England clergy, it is now fully coeducational.The Good Schools Guide described Marlborough as a "Famous, designer label, co-ed boarding school still riding high."[1] The school is a member of the G20 Schools Group. The college ope...

  • Venter family of South Africa

    This project is designed to collect Research Information, Discussions, Queries etc on the Venter family of South Africa. Core profiles Hendrik Venter Hendrik Venter from Hameln † 2.5.1713. Haplogroup R1a1a1b1a1. (SNP R-M458) x 17.7.1690 Johanna Mostert; x x 9.12.1691 Anna Viljoen, † 11.5.1713. Overview of Family History / Progenitor Details If you have it; add ...

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  • Historic Houses of Edinburghshire, Scotland

    Historic Houses of Edinburghshire, Scotland Now Midlothian and Edinburgh See Historic Houses of Britain and Ireland - Main Page Image right - Edinburgh Castle This project needs developing - if you wish to work on it please contact Anne-Marie, June or Terry who would be delighted! The object of this project is to provide information about historic buildings in the county of Edin...

  • Historic Houses of Fifeshire

    Historic Houses of Fifeshire, Scotland See Historic Houses of Britain and Ireland - Main Page Image right - Birkhill Castle This project needs developing - if you wish to work on it please contactAnne-Marie, June or Terry who would be delighted! The object of this project is to provide information about historic buildings in the county of Fifeshire, with links to sub-projects for ...

  • Hanwell Manor House & Castle

    Hanwell Manor & Castle, Oxfordshire, England===Manor==Before the Norman conquest of England an Anglo-Saxon called Lewin or Leofwine held the manor of Hanwell, along with those of Chinnor and Cowley. Whereas the conquering Normans dispossessed many Saxon landowners after 1066, Leofwine still held Hanwell manor by the time the Domesday Book was compiled in 1086. The de Vernon family held the mano...

  • British Peers and Baronets

    The British Peers and Baronets Project seeks to bring together all persons in (or from) the United Kingdom with hereditary titles, excluding monarchs (who are already compiled under the " English and British Monarchs " Project). The term "British" in this context is understood to include all titled peers and baronets in the United Kingdom (this includes all of Great Britain -- England, Scotla...

  • „Soomepoisid“

    Eesmärk koguda projekti Eesti meestest Soomepoisid Igati oodatud on kõikide kihelkondade meeste nimede lisamine siia projekti Vikipeedia: Soomepoisid Soomepoisid on Teises maailmasõjas Soome poolel vabatahtlikena võidelnud eestlased. Esimesed soomepoisid olid 1939. ja 1940. aastal Eestist Soome põgenenud mehed, kes soovisid anda oma panuse hõimu...

  • Gallipoli Campaign

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

  • Pembroke College, Cambridge University

    [ ] Pembroke College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge, England. The college is the third oldest college of the university and has over seven hundred students and fellows. Physically, it is one of the university's larger colleges, with buildings from almost evOn Christmas Eve 1347, Edward III granted Marie de St Pol, widow of the Earl of Pembroke, the licence for the fou...

  • UK Portal - Scotland

    Fàilte ,welcome to the Scotland portal . 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 area. Problem finding an ancestors , open a discussion here and we all try to help Start your own related project. Add your profiles. Start or take part in a discussion. In this for...

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  • Anglo Boer War (1899-1902) - New Zealand soldiers

    The South African War (or Second Anglo-Boer War) was the first overseas conflict to involve New Zealand troops. Fought between the British Empire and the Boer South African Republic (Transvaal) and its Orange Free State ally, it was the culmination of long-standing tensions in southern Africa.Eager to display New Zealand's commitment to the British Empire, Premier Richard Seddon offered to send...

  • Unie van Utrecht (1579)

    Unión de Utrecht Union d'Utrecht, Union of Utrecht . . . ____________________________________________________ Under Construction . Ondertekenaars Johan van Nassau , graaf van Nassau-Dillenburg (1536-1606) Rutger van den Boetzelaer , heer van Langerak (1534-1604) - tekende de provisionele unie Holland Gerrit van Poelgeest , heer van Hoogmade (1545-1614) Pau...

  • Deutsche Mathematiker \\ German mathematicians

    Deutsche Mathematiker \\ German mathematicians × Deutsche Mathematiker Vereinigung ~ DMV Quelle: Sehe auch: Deutsche Wissenschaftler-projekt ∕ + ∞ Ehren-mitglieder Deutsche Mathematiker Vereinigung 1924 : Felix Christian KLEIN ‧ 1849-1925 ‧ ⌘ 1927 : Alexander Wilhelm von BRILL ‧ 1842-1935 ‧ ⌘ 1942 : David...

  • Eestlased Austraalias / Estonians in Australia

    Siia projekti soovime Genist kokku koguda tuntumaid eestlasi Austraalias läbi kõigi ajajärkude.

  • Jewish Families of Kraków (Poland)

    Krakow was one of the largest Jewish centers in Poland/Galicia. Founded before the end of the first millennium, the city of Krakow (Cracow), located today in southern Poland, served as the seat of the Piast Dynasty and eventually as the capital of the Polish Kingdom until the early 17th century. After the third partition of Poland in 1795, Krakow became the seat of Galicia province in the A...

  • Black Female Legends

    Known and unknown Black actresses, comediennes, dancers, sports figures, and musicians that are alive or deceased. They made many contributions and accomplishments to motion pictures and the stage. Check out the Documents section for photos and posters. See below for bios, filmographies and our Links section for more info on these legends. Join us as we pay tribute to these fabulous and often u...

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  • Rhythm and Blues Singers and Groups

    Rhythm and Blues (R&B) singers and groups since 1965 and 1970, many of which started in the United States. Wikipedia We have to give props to the musicians that made all this possible! Standing in the Shadows of Motown -- The Funk Brothers , Motown -- The Funk Brothers -- Film Documentary Soundtrack. In 1959, Berry Gordy gathered the best musicians from Detroit's thriving jazz and blues s...

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  • European Resistance Movements

    The main information and outline is from The Military History of World War II: Volume 15: European Resistance Movements, by Trevor Nevitt Dupuy, Col., U.S. Army, Ret., Franklin Watts, Inc., New York, c. 1965. Book May 10 The Unknown War. The Land of Lidice: Czechoslovakia. They Did Not Scare Us: Poland. Caged - A Story of Jewish Resistance - David J. Landau The Holocaust, the Je...

  • Jewish families from Karlovy Vary (Karlsbad), Bohemia, Czech Republic

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

  • The New Zealand Wars

    The New Zealand Wars, sometimes called the Land Wars and also once called the Māori Wars, were a series of armed conflicts that took place in New Zealand between 1845 and 1872. The wars were fought over a number of issues, the most prominent concerning Māori land being sold to the settler population.The Māori King Movement (also known as the Kingitanga Movement) began resis...

  • New Zealand Settler Ships - Høvding 1872

    The SS "Høvding" sailed from Kristiania/Christiania (now Oslo), Norway on May 31, 1872. It arrived Napier, New Zealand, on September 01, 1872, after a voyage of 93 days with 365 Norwegians and 11 Danes on board. The passengers settled in New Zealand. Norsewood cemetery co, Høvding emigrants Migrations from Scandinavia to New Zealand, TeAra govt.nz Emigranter 1872 med ss "H...

  • Robeson County, North Carolina, USA 1787 - 1900

    Robeson County is a county in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of 2010 it had a population of 134,168. Since then, it has been one of the 10% of United States counties that were majority-minority; its combined population of American Indian, African American and Latino residents comprise over 68% of the total. Native Americans make up 38% of the population. Robeson County was formed in 178...

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  • Models

    A model (from Middle French modèle//aew),is a person who is employed to promote, display, or advertise commercial products (notably fashion clothing) or to serve as a visual object for people who are creating works of art. Modelling ("modeling" in American English) is considered to be different from other types of public performance, such as an acting, dancing or being a mime artist. T...

  • Dutch Diaspora - Farewell Holland

    Farewell Holland Aim of this project This project functions as a research tool for users with relatives who originated from the Netherlands but also as a collection of profiles of the people who did leave to start a new life abroad. Please feel free to add profiles of the Dutch families or descendants to the project, ideally with a small note in the about section of the profile with the nam...

  • Other People in the American Civil War

    A project for the lesser figures in the American Civil War. Related Geni Projects For notable family members: "US Civil War Notables" For Battles and Units: The Civil War 1861-1865 Illinois Adjutant General's Report, Regimental and Unit Histories 1861– 1866 "Croatian Soldiers in American-Civil War, 1861-1865" "United States Colored Troops" "Civil War Image Galle...

  • World War II - American

    World War ll - American Many of our family members, from around the world, had served in this massive campaign. Whether they had served in Europe, Africa, Asia or the Pacific, they are all a part of history. The purpose of this group is to bring them all together in one place.

  • Famous First

    Famous First This fun fact project is a collection of famous first profiles, Who was the first person to ...? and are you related ? Feel free to add profiles that are not listed yet. Famous Firsts of the 1500s Ivan IV (the Terrible) 1547 --- 1st Tsar of Russia. Queen Mary I (Bloody Mary) 1553 --- 1st reigning queen of England. Sofinisba Anguissola 1559 --- 1st woman artist to gain...

  • Children of the Holocaust

    This project is in memory of the 1.5 million precious innocent young souls martyred in the Shoah. Children of the Holocaust Kindertransport 1938 - 1940 Biographies and Stories Memorial to Children of the Holocaust Anne Frank Nazis’ Aryan ‘Poster Child’ Was Actually Jewish Photo of the Little Girl in Red Coat

  • Auschwitz Concentration Camp

    Auschwitz concentration camp (German: Konzentrationslager Auschwitz) was a network of concentration and extermination camps built and operated by the Third Reich in Polish areas annexed by Nazi Germany during World War II. It was the largest of the German concentration camps, consisting of-: Auschwitz I (the Stammlager or base camp); Auschwitz II–Birkenau (the Vernichtungslager o...

  • Writers and Novelists

    Celebrated and influential writers from around the world. List of Novelists from England 20 of America’s iconic writers French writers German writers

  • Seven Sisters Alumnae

    The Seven Sisters , also sometimes called the "Female Ivy League," are a group of seven women's colleges that have educated some of the brightest minds in American history. Today, five remain as women's colleges, while one (Vassar) has become co-educational and one (Radcliffe) has merged with its "brother" institution. Known for their exceptionally strong alumnae networks, both as individual ...

  • New Zealand Settler Ships - Aurora 1840

    The Aurora sailed from Gravesend on 22 Sept 1839, arriving in Wellington 22 Jan 1840 with 148 souls, 58 being males and 90 females. Baker Major Richard 30 Magistrate for the New Zealand Co Barrow James 40 Labourer Ann 40 Ann 15 Charles 11 Stephen 6 Keziah 2 Barrow James jnr 23 Labourer Barrow Thomas 19 Labourer ...

  • Suojärvi - Суоярви

    Pagizendua Suojärven da lähil olijoin randazien rodn'akundatutkimukses, end'izis elo- aijois da mis tahto muus mi mieleh juohtuu. Keskustelua Suojärven ja lähiseutujen sukututkimuksesta, sukuhistoriasta yms. Diskussion om Suojärvi ock dess närområden, släktforskning, släkthistoria mm. Discussion about genealogy research and fa...

  • Poets

    A poet's work can be literal, meaning that his work is derived from a specific event, or metaphorical, meaning that his work can take on many meanings and forms. Poets have existed since antiquity, in nearly all languages, and have produced works that vary greatly in different cultures and time periods. Throughout each civilization and language, poets have used various styles that have changed ...

  • Mormon Pioneers 1852

    1852 This project is a sub project of the Mormon Pioneers (1847-1868) Master Project This page covers the Mormon Pioneers of 1852 only. Finding Aids Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah Chronological Company List Pioneer Index Search How to Participate Please collaborate on a specific year's (1847-1868) project page. If you have an ancestor who was a Mormon pioneer consult the lin...

  • Find a Grave

    Find A Grave is a free online resource for finding the final resting place of family, friends, and famous individuals. With millions of names and photos, it is an invaluable tool for the genealogist and family history buff. Content and features Find A Grave memorials can contain rich content including photos, biographies and dates. Members can submit listings to the website and place reques...

  • Home front during World War II

    Please add profiles of those who contributed to the war effort on "the home front.". Profiles must be set to public. This is an international project. Project collaborators, feel free to update the project front page, add resources, and media for our research efforts - and invite more collaborators. Home front during World War II From Wikipedia The home front covers the activities of th...

  • World War II

    World War II , or the Second World War (often abbreviated as WWII or WW2 ), was a global war that was under way by 1939 and ended in 1945. It involved a vast majority of the world's nations—including all of the great powers—eventually forming two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis. It was the most widespread war in history, with more than 100 million people servi...

  • Geni Curators

    A list of the areas on the tree that Geni Curators work in, by location. Geographical regions Regions are those set-forth by the United Nations. For a full listing, please visit here . Africa Eastern Africa June Barnes : Zambia and Zimbabwe (Rhodesia) Alastair Honeybun : Zimbabwe (Rhodesia) Pam Karp : Zimbabwe (Rhodesia) Middle Africa June Barnes : Central African Republ...

  • United States Army

    [ ] The United States Army (USA) is the largest branch of the United States Armed Forces that performs land-based military operations. It is also the largest overall and oldest established branch of the U.S. military, and is one of seven U.S. uniformed services. The modern army has its roots in the Continental Army which was formed on 14 June 1775,[5] to meet the demands of the American Revol...

  • Persian Jewish Genealogy Portal

    Persian Jewish Projects on Geni Umbrella Project Judaism is among the oldest religions practiced in Iran and the Biblical Book of Esther contains references to the experiences of the Jews in Persia. Jews have had a continued presence in Iran since the time of Cyrus the Great of the Achaemenid Empire. Cyrus invaded Babylon and freed the Jews from Babylonian captivity. Today, it is esti...

  • Descendants of John and Anthony Emery of Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts

    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 ensure...

  • West Point Military Academy - US Civil War

    The United States Military Academy, or West Point, played a crucial and pivotal role in the Civil War, both before and during the war. List of alumni who fought in the Civil War: West Point and the Civil War:

  • El Shatt - WWII refugee camps

    El Shatt The El Shatt was a complex of World War II refugee camps in the desert of the Sinai peninsula, in Egypt. Residents lived there from the summer of 1944 to the beginning of 1946. The region of Dalmatia was evacuated by the Allies, ahead of a German invasion in 1944. The camp was disbanded in 1946 after the war ended. Fleeing the German offensive in the beginning of 1944, a large numb...

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  • Namesakes

    Namesakes Places, organizations and things named after people. Who is your city or town, village or tribe named after? Or how about the company you work for, or the consumer product that you just bought at the store get its name? Have you ever wondered where a scientific discovery got its name? We often name our cities, towns, rivers, mountain rangers, airports, and universities after a pro...

  • Familie/Family Taljaard

    Please add as many Taljaard profiles to the page Jacob TAILLARD, (Taljaard) van Doornik in Henegoue (België), het in die jaar 1749 in Suid-Afrika aangekom, en hom later as burger te Drakenstein gevestig. Op 29 Julie 1753 het hy met Maria Petronella JORDAAN in die huwelik getree, en tien jaar later, op 4 Desember 1763 is hy hertroud met Elisabeth Johanna BUYS. Net een seun is uit die ee...

  • Historic Houses of Buckinghamshire, England

    Historic Houses of Buckinghamshire, England See Historic Houses of Britain and Ireland - Main Page Image right - Halton House in the Chiltern Hills nr. Halton, Buckinghamshire The object of this project is to provide information about historic buildings in the county of Buckinghamshire, England, with links to sub-projects for specific buildings as appropriate. GENi profiles of people asso...

  • Imigrantes portugueses dos Açores ao Brasil

    A Imigração Açoriana no Brasil foi estimulada pelo interesse de Portugal em povoar o território do Brasil colônia, alternativa empregada para impedir a exploração das novas terras portuguesas por outras nacionalidades. A vinda de imigrantes açorianos stá muito ligada à imigração de portugueses no Brasil. Ap&#x...

  • Imigrantes Portugueses ao Brasil / Portuguese immigrants to Brazil

    Imigração Portuguesa ao Brasil Este é o projeto principal que será redirecionado para outros subprojetos, conforme links relacionados à Lista de Concelhos abaixo. Veja as Orientações. Imigração portuguesa no Brasil, ou emigração portuguesa para o Brasil, é o movimento populacional de portugueses para o Brasi...

  • American Revolutionary War

    For DAR information, see Daughters of the American Revolution ‎. The American Revolutionary War (1775–1783) or American War of Independence began as a war between the Kingdom of Great Britain and thirteen British colonies in North America, and concluded in a global war between several European great powers. The war was the culmination of the political American Revolution, wher...

  • Daughters of the American Revolution - Patriots

    A project for DAR members to meet each other, and for non-members to find ancestors that enable them to join. Use the related projects below to help focus your DAR research goals. Geni Project - DAR Patriots Geni Project - DAR Descendants Geni Project - DAR Daughters "The Daughters of the American Revolution is a charitable organization that requires members be women over 18 able to...

  • 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,...

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