Genealogy Projects on the Geni Family Tree

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  • 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...

  • Family/Familie du Plessis

    Jean Prieur du Plessis Stamvader/Progenitor (c.1638-1708) ∞ c 1688 - Madeleine Menanteau * c 1668 - † between 1694 - 1700 Children Charles Prieur du Plessis *1688 - † 18 Sep 1737 Jean Louis du Plessis *13 Feb 1691 Judith du Plessis *c 1694 ∞ 29 Aug 1700 at Amsterdam, The Netherlands Marie Buisset * c 1678 - † 1751

  • 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, to meet the demands of the American Revolutionar...

  • Korean War

    The Korean War (25 June 1950 – armistice signed 27 July 1953) was a conventional war between South Korea, supported by the United Nations, and North Korea, supported by the People's Republic of China (PRC), with military material aid from the Soviet Union. The war was a result of the physical division of Korea by an agreement of the victorious Allies at the conclusion of the Pacific Wa...

  • Hrvatski portal / Geni Croatia

    Hrvatski Portal / Croatia Portal Pogledajte 'Geni Svjetsko Obiteljsko stablo' ima vise od 100 milijuna profila Novoizabrana Hrvatska Vlada - clanovi Važni linkovi / Important links Kako koristiti Geni -video Kako koristiti projekte / How to work with projects Hrvatske crkvene knjige dostupne preko Interneta - pogledajte / Croatian church books available on the Internet Croa...

  • U.S. at the 2016 Summer Olympics

    This project focuses on the athletes who are representing the United States at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Please note that the lists below are incomplete; indeed, the lists for most sports have barely been started. Your help with this project is greatly appreciated! Update: Please click here for the official Team USA roster , regularly updated. The Athletes Arch...

  • Genealogia das famílias da Cidade de Goa / Genealogy of families of the City of Goa

    Familias da Cidade de Goa Genealogia das famílias da Cidade de Goa / Genealogy of families of the City of Goa Cidade de Goa also called as ilhas de Goa or Tiswadi. The present capital of Goa: Panajim, lies on this island. Tiswadi is also where the city of Old Goa (Velha Goa), a World Heritage Site, was established.

  • 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 ...

  • Amish and Mennonite Church (Anabaptist)

    Mennonites The Mennonites are Christian groups belonging to the church communities of Anabaptist denominations named after Menno Simons (1496–1561) of Friesland (at that time, a part of the Holy Roman Empire). Through his writings, Simons articulated and formalized the teachings of earlier Swiss founders. The early teachings of the Mennonites were founded on the belief in both the mi...

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  • University of Western Ontario

    The University of Western Ontario (UWO), branded as Western University, is a public research university located in London, Ontario, Canada. The university was founded on 7 March 1878 by Bishop Isaac Hellmuth of the Anglican Diocese of Huron as "The Western University of London Ontario." It incorporated Huron University College, which had been founded in 1863. The first four faculties were Art...

  • Comerford Family

    Scope and aims Father Patrick Comerford has done a lot of research into the Comerford surname , registering it at the Guild of One Name Studies and posting his findings on his blog. He has cut through a lot of the unsubstantiated older family history and has pinpointed two origins for the name and its variants - Comberford in Staffordshire and Quemerford in Wiltshire near Calne. The Irish C...

  • Tree Conflicts

    Guidelines... ... for Resolving Tree Conflicts after merging profiles Please contact June Barnes - Volunteer Curator ... ... if you have any specific questions, comments or suggestions about the guidelines below. Please do not hesitate to ask questions about anything that is not clear, or draw attention to things that I may have been missed! The examples used to illustrate t...

  • Jews of Belarus

    This is an umbrella project for all of the projects related to the Jews of Belarus, plus some links to closely related discussions. "Belarus was once a major center of European Jews, with 10% of the population being Jewish. But since the mid-20th century, the number of Jews has been reduced by the Holocaust, deportation, and emigration, so that today it is a very small minority of less than one...

  • De slesvigske krige

    Inspireret af Tom Buk-Swienties bøger om 2. slesvigske krig og med udgangspunkt i "mine egne" veteraner fra de 2 slesvigske krige forsøger jeg her at skabe et projekt, som kan samle personlige historier op om de slesvigske krige. Velkommen ombord, der er plads til flere veteraner og flere hænder. Opbygningen af projektet er indtil nogen kommer på en bedre idé...

  • Jewish Exogamy

    The goal of this project is to pinpoint profiles on Geni where the "Jewish" tree intersects with others . (N.B. "Jewish exogamy" is the politically correct variant of "intermarriage.") Profiles must be set to "public." Collaborators, please feel free to update, adding resource links, images, documents -- and inviting more collaborators. And let's use "discussions" to share personal stories,...

  • Australia at the 2016 Summer Olympics

    This project focuses on the athletes who are representing Canada at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.==The Athletes=====Archery===

  • Wurmfeld Surname

    This project documents the families with the Wurmfeld Surname.

  • Finnish Military

    FINNISH MILITARY Projektin tarkoitus on koota yhteen suomalaiset sotilaat. Joukko-osastoluettelosta voi päätellä, mihin yksiköihin oman suvun sotilaat ovat kuuluneet. Tärkeimpien taistelujen luettelosta voi palauttaa mieleen, missäpäin maailmaa miehet ovat käyneet sotimassa. Tämän jälkeen on helppo hakea tarkempa...

  • Genealogia das famílias da província de Salcete / Genealogy of families of the province of Salcete

    Familias da Provincia de Salcete Genealogia das famílias da província de Salcete / Genealogy of families of the province of Salcete. This is a project to compile the genealogical profiles of illustrious/noble ancestral families either related directly or indirectly belonging to the province of Salcete from pre-15th century. All the descendants of these noble and illustrious fa...

  • French Parishes of the "Ancien Régime" Period

    Introduction Ce projet regroupe les paroisses durant l'Ancien Régime de France. Lors de la recherche d'un lieu précis, bien comprendre les actes de baptême, mariage et sépulture peuvent fournir des indications supplémentaires. Par exemple, la place de naissance pour un profile peut être déduite si on connaît la paroisse et l'év&...

  • 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...

  • Genealogia das famílias da província de Bardes / Genealogy of families of the province of Bardez

    Familias da Provincia de Bardes Genealogia das famílias da província de Bardes / Genealogy of families of the province of Bardez

  • Rio 2016 Summer Olympics

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  • Orléanois (province), France

    Introduction Aussi appelé Orléanais, ancienne province de France sous l'Ancien Régime. ( ➹p.518 ) Liste complète des provinces ~ Complete list of provinces Gentillé : Orléanais, Orléanais, Orléanaise, Orléanaises Langue(s) régionale(s) : orléanais, francien Indiquez les lieux dans Geni ~ How to Inp...

  • Canada at the 2016 Summer Olympics

    This project focuses on the athletes who are representing Canada at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.Please note that the lists below are incomplete; indeed, the lists for most sports have barely been started. Your help with this project is greatly appreciated!= Update: Please click here for the official Team USA roster , regularly updated. ===The Athletes=====Archery======Ath...

  • Archdiocese of Goa, Roman Catholic Priests (including Priests of Goan origin) / Arquidiocese de Goa, Padres Romanos Católicos (incluidos os Padres de origem Goesa)

    Archdiocese of Goa-Roman Catholic Priests The Age of Discovery introduced Christianity in Goa from 1510, starting a culture that would leave an indelible stamp of Catholicism on the Goan people. Forty-eight years after D. Afonso de Albuquerque conquered Cidade de Goa, the first priest of Goan origin emerged from the Seminary of Chorão, his name was Pe. André Vaz. This young man ...

  • Tallinna Rahumäe kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Tallinna Rahumäe kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Asukoht kaardil: Rahumäe kalmistu , Rahumäe, Nõmme, Tallinn, Eesti Rahumäe kalmistu kontaktandmed Maetu otsing Haudi a...

  • Portaal voor Nederlandstaligen

    (laatst gewijzigd op 23-03-2016 JFTB) Dit portaal is tot stand gekomen door de enorme inzet van de volgende grondleggers; Fred Bergman die het project heeft gecreëerd met hulp van -geni-NL-gids- Jeannette, George Homs, en vele andere Nederlandse Geni gebruikers die allen een belangrijke bijdrage hebben geleverd aan het tot stand komen van dit portaal. Welkom Nederlands-, Vlaams-, Afr...

  • Passagers du St Jean-Baptiste 1665

    Détails particuliers de cette traversée ~ Details of this voyage Port de 300 tonneaux tirant d’eau chargé 11 pieds non chargé 9 pieds deux ponts, deux gaillards, Appartenant à Aubert de la Chenaye Armateur : La Compagnie des Indes (Rouen) Sous le commandement de François Fillye pour aller à Québec Nature des passagers : ...

  • Kuusalu kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Kuusalu kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Kultuurimälestise Riikliku Registri registrikanne vt. registrist ka kaasnevaid fotosid. Asukoht kaardil Otsing Find A Grave andmebaasis NB! Andmebaas uuene...

  • Art Collectors

    Art collecting was common among the wealthy in the Ancient World in both Europe and East Asia, and in the Middle Ages, but developed in its modern form during the Renaissance and continues to the present day. This project is to showcase the showcasers. Please add your profiles: must be set to public. Project collaborators, please feel free to update the project page, add resources, documents,...

  • History of Prominent Physicians and Healers through the Ages

    Forefathers of Medical Treatments through the Ages Photo: Hippocrates , engraving by Peter Paul Rubens , 1638. from Wikipedia, Courtesy of the National Library of Medicine. Please add ONLY profiles of physicians and "healers" with significant contribution to medicine through the ages. This project is not intended to become a list of physicians of ones country. For such a pur...

  • Auschwitz Concentration Camp - מחנה ההשמדה אושוויץ

    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...

  • Theresienstadt Ghetto - גטו טרזיינשטאט-טרזין

    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...

  • Jewish Families of Ternopil (Tarnopol), Ukraine

    Here are the earliest known Tarnopol ancestors of current project members - more will be added as more are discovered. 1. Michael Rothstein 2. Hirsch Leib Krochmal (note from Steven Jaron : I am not 100% sure about Hirsch's parentage, if you have any questions please ask) 3. Jacob Golbrun 4. Chaim Seid 5. Samuel Fruchtmann 6. Moses Bilker

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  • Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Québec, Canada

    Aperçu ~ Overview Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré ( carte ~ map ) fait partie de la MRC La Côte-de-Beaupré de la Communauté métropolitaine de Québec , région de la Capitale-Nationale . Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré est reconnue mondialement pour son sanctuaire catholique, la Basilique Sainte-Anne de Beaupré. Ce lieu de pèlerinage ...

  • Children of the Holocaust - ילדים קרבנות השואה

    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

  • Zurich Mennonite Cemetery - Hay Township, Huron County, Ontario, Canada

    Zurich Mennonite Cemetery 'Cemetery Address: 71842 Goshen Line, Buewater Concession 10, Lot 8, Hay Township GPS: 43.377702,-81.615512 Denomination: Mennonite Maintained by: Zurich Mennonite Church==Links== Canada Gen Web's Cemetery Project Find A Grave

  • Angolan Genealogy

    Introduction: Ambundu people in Angola * Nzinga 'Anna' Mbande, Queen of the Ndongo and Matamba Slave Trade: Slaves to the Cape: Female Catharina/ Catarina van Angola Cecilia [van Angola?] Christina / Christijn van Angola Marselij / Pollecij /Vlossijk aka Maaij [Mae] Claesje / Claasje(n) / KLasje Jansz: van Angola [dies 1732] Dorothea /Do...

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  • Jewish families from Ledeč (Ledetsch), Bohemia, Czech Republic

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

  • Jewish Soldiers in World War I (1914-1918)

    At the outbreak of the war, the Jews, eager to demonstrate their loyalty to their respective countries, rallied to the war effort. Initially the Jews in Russia were no exception, but when the policy of deportation was implemented, many Jews began to pray for the victory of the Central Powers. Nevertheless, about half a million Jews donned Russian uniforms. On the opposite side, almost 100,000...

  • The Man from U.N.C.L.E. T.V.Series

    Man from U.N.C.L.E.From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia"THRUSH" redirects here. For other uses, see Thrush (disambiguation).For the 2015 film adaptation, see The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (film).The Man from U.N.C.L.E.The Man from U.N.C.L.E.jpgGenre Spy-fiActionCreated by Sam RolfeNorman FeltonDeveloped by Sam RolfeStarring Robert VaughnDavid McCallumLeo G. CarrollTheme music composer Jerry Goldsmit...

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  • Lawton Family Surname Origin

    Lawton Name Meaning habitational name, common in Lancashire and Yorkshire, from Buglawton or Church Lawton in Cheshire, or Lawton in Herefordshire, named in Old English as ‘settlement on or near a hill’, or ‘settlement by a burial mound’, from hlaw ‘hill’, ‘burial mound’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.variant s...

  • My Immigrant Ancestors—Mario Morel

    Introduction Préambule Les projets « Mes Pionniers » permettent à un membre Geni de rechercher et documenter leurs ancêtres qui ont colonisés l'Amérique. Cet édition s'applique à mes ancêtres, Mario Morel . Méthode La méthode est très simple : Je remontre mon arbre généalogique jusqu...

  • 1951 aastal Siberisse küüditatud

    Öösel vastu 1.aprilli 1951 viidi üle Eesti Jehoova tunnistajate peredes läbi haarangute seeria,mille käigus koondati Tartusse,raudtee Aardla piirkonda ja Võru raudteejaama senistel andmetel 281 inimest. Nad paigutati loomavagunitest koostatud rongi,mis õhtul Pihkva suunas liikuma hakkas. Pihkvas liideti rongile vagunid Läti,Leedu ja Kalini...

  • People Connected to Staffordshire

    People Connected to Staffordshire Historic County of England See also Staffordshire - Main Page Historic Buildings of Staffordshire Staffordshire Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries & Graveyards Staffordshire Genealogical Resources - to come Staffordshire pedigrees based on the visitation of that county

  • Jewish families from Teplice (Teplitz), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Teplice (Teplitz) in Bohemia, Czech Republic. Teplice (Czech pronunciation: [ˈtɛplɪt͡sɛ]), Teplice-Šanov until 1948 (Czech pronunciation: [ˈtɛplɪt͡sɛ ˈʃanof]; German: Teplitz-Schönau, archaically Töplitz) is a town i...

  • Normandie (province), France

    Introduction Ancienne province de France sous l'Ancien Régime. Liste complète des provinces ~ Complete list of provinces Normandie comprend l' ancien Archevêché de Rouen . Gentillé : Normand, Normands, Normande, Normandes Langue(s) régionale(s) : normand , cauchois Indiquez les lieux dans Geni ~ How to Input Locations in Geni ... 158...

  • Domestic workers

    Please add Geni profiles with a known occupation of " domestic worker " to this project. Note that "Servant" redirects to "domestic worker" on Wikipedia. from Wikipedia A domestic worker is a person who works within the employer's household. Domestic workers perform a variety of household services for an individual or a family, from providing care for children and elderly dependents to hous...

  • Victoria Cross holders

    The Victoria Cross (VC) is the highest military decoration awarded for valour "in the face of the enemy" to members of the armed forces of various Commonwealth countries, and previous British Empire territories. Victoria Cross List of Victoria Cross recipients by nationality List of Victoria Cross recipients of uncertain nationality British West Indies recipients of the Victoria Cross ...

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  • Introduksjon til Geni - norsk

    Norway Dette prosjektet tar sikte på å forklare hvordan Geni fungerer, og være en veiledning til hvor man kan få hjelp. Om du nettopp er blitt lagt til i prosjektet av en Kurator, er dette for å gjøre deg oppmerksom på denne informasjonen. Legg gjerne til andre brukere slik at informasjonen her når ut til flest mulig brukere som ø...

  • Eiker to America

    in remembrance , of those who went from Eiker Norway to a new beginning. A Aase ""Mary"" Maria Andersdatter Peterson (Skara) (1802 - 1889) Aase Andersdatter Aleth Carine Olsdatter Dahler (Dahler i Ristvedfj.) (1809 - 1896) Aleth Carine Olsdatter Amos (Amund) Nelson (Fosen) (1837 - 1897) Amund Nilsen Amund ""Amos"" Pedersen Peterson (Portaasen) (1816 - ????) Amund Pedersen Anders "...

  • Miners

    {in construction} The purpose of this project is to regroup miners of all types, all fields. See also Prospectors . Coal Mining The Coalmining History Resource Centre from Raley’s Solicitors Mining Towns Chibougamau {much more to come}

  • Nederlandse & Vlaamse componisten

    —◾work-in-progress—2014-apr-25-16:55-jMVu-CgV◾— Nederlandse & Vlaamse componisten ◾ Dutch & Flemish composers see the LIST for already documented geni-profiles. For technical reasons you can't order them there by different parameters, so use your browser-search-functions to find your relatives, either by names or birth/death-year-data. Zie...

  • 19th Century British Politicians

    19th Century British Politicians Picture to right: William Tatton Egerton The list below is from Wikipedia UK MPs 1801–02 . Although there will be duplications through the years this is still a huge project and this list is just for starters. Please remember to add profiles to the umbrella project British Politicians and try to create a hyperlink to Geni profiles for the names listed...

  • Legal Professionals

    Legal Professionals Legal profession is a profession, and legal professionals study, develop and apply law. Usually, there is a requirement for someone choosing a career in law to first obtain a law degree or some other form of legal education. In civil law countries there are usually distinct clearly defined career paths in law, such as judge, In common law jurisdictions there tends to b...

  • People who died from a Stroke

    Stroke, also known as cerebrovascular accident (CVA), cerebrovascular insult (CVI), or brain attack, is when poor blood flow to the brain results in cell death. There are two main types of stroke: ischemic, due to lack of blood flow, and hemorrhagic due to bleeding. They result in part of the brain not functioning properly. Signs and symptoms of a stroke may include an inability to move or feel...

  • 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...

  • Bełżyce Ghetto

    This project aims to collect all of the profiles of persons who were inmates of the Ghetto at Belzyce Ghetto near Lublin. The German army entered the town in mid-September 1939, and the Jewish population became subject to the persecution and terror carried out throughout Lublin Province. In February 1940 about 300 Jews from Stettin (then Germany) were deported to Belzyce. In February and March ...

  • People Connected to Warwickshire

    People Connected to Warwickshire Historic County of England See also Warwickshire - Main Page Warwickshire - Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards Historic Buildings of Warwickshire Warwickshire Genealogical Resources The Visitation of the county of Warwick in the year 1619. Taken by William Camden, Clarenceaux king of arms

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  • Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp

    Bergen-Belsen (or Belsen) was a Nazi concentration camp in Lower Saxony in northwestern Germany, southwest of the town of Bergen near Celle. Originally established as the prisoner of war camp Stalag XI-C, in 1943 it became a concentration camp on the orders of Heinrich Himmler, where Jewish hostages were held with the intention of exchanging them for German prisoners of war held overseas. L...

  • Agricultural Colonies of the Ukraine

    History Jewish colonies Much of what I know about the Jewish colonies comes from Chaim Freedman's contributions to the Jewish Gen project on these colonies. The paragraph below is from Introduction to the Study of the Jewish Agricultural Colonies in the Ukraine by Chaim Freedman, written in 2005. Since then, under the lead of Sylvia Walowitz, Jewish Gen has added a large digital database Co...

  • South African Progenitors - Stamvaders

    South African Progenitors - Stamvaders This is the 'umbrella' Progenitor Project that every South African male Progenitor (Stamvaders) [abbreviation SV/PROG] should be added to first. See list of countries in alphabetical order below for projects for particular countries or people! See South African Progenitors - Matriarchs/Stammoeders for female Progenitors (Stammoeders) ... and defi...

  • Sourced and Archived research profiles

    The aim of this project is to add profiles that have death notices, estates and archival sources and other genealogical sources All researchers spending hours, years and days in Archives have a lot of Research material that they can’t fit into their trees. The Main Aim of this project is To place the names of the countries with the name of the deceased in this project. If a...

  • OVS- SA families

    Oranje-Vrystaat Die Oranje-Vrystaat (Nederlands: Oranje-Vrijstaat) was een van die onafhanklike Boererepublieke. Die Oranje-Vrystaat was een van die provinsies van die Republiek van Suid-Afrika. Dit bestaan vandag steeds as 'n provinsie van Suid-Afrika met die verkorte naam Vrystaat. Die Oranje-Vrystaat (OVS) was ‘n onafhanklike staat in Suidelike-Afrika gedurende die tweede helfte v...

  • Treblinka Extermination Camp - מחנה ההשמדה טרבלינקה

    Treblinka Extermination Camp - KZ Treblinka Konzentrationslager (Concentration Camp) Treblinka (Polish pronunciation: [trɛˈbʎinka]) was a Nazi extermination camp in occupied Poland during World War II near the village of Treblinka in the modern-day Masovian Voivodeship of Poland. The camp, which was constructed as part of Operation Reinhard, operated between July 23, 19...

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  • Jewish Families from Prague

    This project seeks to reconstruct the Jewish population of Prague in the late 18th and 19th centuries. In the public tree on Geni, it is possible to link up all of the major Prague families. You can find a list of Prague Jewish surnames from Alexander Beider's work . You will notice that many of them are rather uncommon today, but very distinctive for Prague, such as the possessive patro- and...

  • Gamper (Baltic- German Family)

    The Baltic-German family, descended from Johannes Gamper who in the 16th century emigrated from Leipzig to Goldingen (Kuldīga, Latvia) in Courland. Until about 1770 the largest concentration of members of this family could be found in Goldingen and the surrounding towns, with some members of the family also appearing in Riga and from around 1710 in Mitau (Jelgava, Latvia). After this t...

  • Town Founders

    Objective A project to honor the founders of our towns and cities worldwide. These men and women are our civil and religious leaders that built a community though their hard work, leadership, vision, and pioneer spirit. The profiles that are added should include a description of their role in the creation of the town. The photo on the right is a picture of Hershey, PA, which was founded and p...

  • Izbica Ghetto

    The Izbica Ghetto was a Jewish ghetto created in Izbica in occupied Poland during World War II, serving as a transfer point for deportation of Jews from Poland, Germany, Austria and Czechoslovakia to Belzec and Sobibor extermination camp s. SS-Hauptsturmführer Kurt Engels was the commandant of the camp. In the camp, the Jews from Germany were differentiated from Polish Jews by the colo...

  • Merovingian Dynasty

    Merovingian Dynasty The Merovingians (also Merovings) were a Salian Frankish dynasty that came to rule the Franks in a region (known as Francia in Latin) largely corresponding to ancient Gaul from the middle of the 5th century. Their politics involved frequent civil warfare among branches of the family. During the final century of the Merovingian rule, the dynasty was increasingly pushed into...

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  • Jews of Missouri

    This is an umbrella project for all projects related to Jewish inhabitants of Missouri. An excellent reference book on the Jewish settlers of St. Louis is Zion In The Valley by Walter Ehrlich. Volume 1 covers the period from the Revolutionary War up to 1900. The index is quite complete. There are numerous photographs and notes and references. Many early families are described. The photo is ...

  • Jewish families from Blšany (Flöhau), Bohemia, Czech Republic

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

  • Tallinna Hiiu - Rahu kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Tallinna Hiiu - Rahu kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Kalmistu kontaktandmed Maetu otsing Haudi andmebaasis ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------...

  • Jewish families from Podbořany (Podersam), Bohemia, Czech Republic

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

  • Passagers pour la Nouvelle-France (1534-1763)

    Introduction [text] Navires Ships La Grande Hermine, La Petite Hermine et l'Émérillon Rolle de l’équipage et passagers des navires de l’expédition de Jaques Cartier en Nouvelle France en 1535. C’est le deuxième voyage official pour exploration en Amérique du Nord. Les Navires : La Grande Hermine, 100 tonneaux, La Petite Herm...

  • Hungarian Coffee Corner

    Kávéház (magyar=Hungarian Coffee=Kávé,Kávéház Corner=sarok) " Hey, what's this coffee corner project all about?" - "Mi ez a Hungarian Coffee Corner Project? Mit tudnek en hozni ehez?" Coffee is a place where we can have a chat... or more. About anything. It would be nice if you and others would exchange thoughts there too. Pref...

  • People Connected to Gloucestershire

    People Connected to Gloucestershire Historical County of England See also Gloucestershire - Main Page Gloucestershire Genealogical Resources Historic Buildings of Gloucestershire Gloucestershire Monumental Inscriptions

  • Buchenwald

    Buchenwald concentration camp was a German Nazi concentration camp established on the Ettersberg (Etter Mountain) near Weimar, Germany, in July 1937, one of the first and the largest of the concentration camps on German soil. Camp prisoners from all over Europe and Russia—Jews, non-Jewish Poles and Slovenes, religious and political prisoners, Roma and Sinti, Freemasons, Jehovah's Witne...

  • Centenarians

    Centenarians 100 ~ hundred ~ C ~ hundert ~ Jahrigen~Centenaires~Signerad EN : Until recently, living to 100 was considered a rare phenomenon. Within the past few years, however, with several hundred people reaching the century mark each month, scientists and laypeople alike are beginning to look upon these oldest of the old as beacons guiding us to a new, longer lived age. DE : Bis vor ...

  • Potawatomi Migration from Wisconsin & Michigan to Canada

    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 established in accordance with the London Convention of 1818, a wide scale migration driven largely by the 1833 Treaty of Chicago. See Logic of the Project: After 1818 regions south of the Great Lakes previously part of Canada became p...

  • Cemeteries and Graves in South Africa/ Begraafplase en grafte in Suid Afrika

    Aim is to...... Profiles with added tombstone photo's Very Important Always give aknowledgement with the link to websites where photos were obtained from Towns must be added as heading. Co-ordinates where possible. It can be obtained for a grave you get from this website. REMEMBER aknowledgement MUST always be given. - A Alberton Fick Straat Begrafplaas/Cemetery - GPS: -26...

  • Nylands infanteriregemente

    Nylands regemente tillkom 1626, då åtta fältregementen uppsattes i Finland. Regementet deltog 1621-29 i fälttåget i Livland , i trettioåriga kriget i Tyskland och i Karl X Gustavs polska krig i Baltikum 1655-60. Från 1633 var N. uppdelat på ett västnyländskt och ett östnyländskt regemente. De förenades un...

  • Stolpersteine in Germany

    Stolpersteine in Germany This is a child project of Stolpersteine and is intended to house all the profiles of monuments placed in Germany. Stolpersteine (Stumbling Blocks) is a project of the artist Gunter Demnig . With appropriately placed plaques he wants to remind us of the fate of people who were persecuted, murdered, deported, expelled or driven to suicide during the Nazi period. ...

  • Families & farms on Houtskär / Åbolands skärgård

    This list is about the old farms of Houtskär Before 1800 googleMap of Houtskär Informatrion on Houtskär Detta är ett project som är ett hjälpmedel för alla som har släkt i Houtskär Björkö Staffas Mårten Mårtensson (1757-?) Ers Erik Mattsson (1745-1812) Erik Eriksson (1759-1...

  • Westerbork

    The Westerbork concentration camp (Dutch: Kamp Westerbork, German: Durchgangslager Westerbork) was a World War II Nazi refugee, detention and transit camp in Hooghalen, ten kilometres north of Westerbork, in the northeastern Netherlands. Its function during the Second World War was to assemble Roma and Dutch Jews for transport to other Nazi concentration camps. On 15 December 1938, the Dutch ...

  • Sobibor Extermination Camp - מחנה ההשמדה סוביבור

    Sobibor was a Nazi German extermination camp located on the outskirts of the town of Sobibór, Lublin Voivodeship of occupied Poland as part of Operation Reinhard; the official German name was SS-Sonderkommando Sobibor. Jews from Poland, France, Germany, the Netherlands, and Czechoslovakia, as well as Soviet prisoners of war (POWs) (many of them Jewish), were transported to Sobibor by r...

  • Zambia and Zimbabwe - GENi projects overview

    Zambia and Zimbabwe - Overview (Northern and Southern Rhodesia) The purpose of this project is to outline projects related to Zambia, Zimbabwe (and to a certain extent Malawi) - the former Rhodesia and Nyasaland. Having them all listed in one place will easily establish if projects already exist or whether new projects are needed. Please add any projects which have not been listed.

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • Jewish Families from Mořina, Bohemia

    The Bohemian village of Mořina (49° 57' 0" North, 14° 13' 0" East) is located around 20 kilometers southwest of Prague, and 10 kilometers east of the district town of Beroun, and is part of the Beroun District (okres Beroun, Středočeský kraj). The German version is Gross-Morschin or Gross-Morzin, and it was also called Velká Mořina (or gre...

  • Dudziak Family from Goworowo

    Dudziak Family from Goworowo parish in district Ostrołęka (Mazovian voivodship).

  • Maly Trostenets Extermination Camp

    The Maly Trostenets, or Maly Trascianiec, concentration camp sits on the outskirts of Minsk, Belarus, originally built by the Nazis in the summer of 1941, on the site of a Soviet kolkhoz (a collective farm). The camp initially held Soviet prisoners of war that were captured after the German advance on the Soviet Union, which began on June 22, 1941, known as Operation Barbarossa. But it became a...

  • Jewish Families from Benešov (Beneschau), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    Introduction and Jewish Life Benešov (German: Beneschau) is a district town, located about 40 km. southeast of Prague in Central Bohemia (Středočeský kraj), Czech Republic. It was chartered as a seigniorial town as early as the first half of the 14th century, with a tiny Jewish population first mentioned in 1419. The oldest documentation, from 1570, mentions 5 Jews (...

  • Prominent Individuals of Goan Origin

    Prominent Individuals of Goa. The mere mention of Goa evokes visions of sun, sea and sand. However, one should not forget its delicious cuisine, ubiquitous Feni with sorpotel and more importantly its extremely fun loving but mostly talented people who originate from varied ethnicities and proudly call themselves GOAN . The history of Goa (Velha Goa and Novas Conquistas) goes back to time me...

  • Geni Start Here Basics

    Geni Start Here Basics Basic help for new users, and those who lose their way. Including best practice standards and links to Geni help, conveniently listed. Add images to the "about box", format the page with simple code, resource links and more... Habits are hard to break and hopefully this area will be able to assist in creating, or correcting the best practices to use Geni. We are all...

  • Working sensibly - The ABC of merges, merging and linking profiles

    This project replaces the need to send out countless private messages to those users whom create duplicate profiles on a regular basis. Although it is written with predominantly the South African part of the big tree in mind, it would also be relevant for older profiles (before Anno 1600). The cornerstone of GENI is the single tree of Everyone. Individuals that would like to create their own ...

  • Merge Guide

    Merge Guide Step by step to merging duplicate profiles No profiles, please. This is a tutorial project. Translations welcome. Questions? Comments? Raise a discussion . last updated: June 2016 Terminology " link " is to a screen shot. There may be further comments & details on that document, and feel free to add to those comments. profile private profile ( What profiles are p...

  • Braxton County, West Virginia, USA

    This project is a table of contents for all projects relating to this County of West 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

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