Genealogy Projects on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Kainuu

    Geni project for Kainuu area families.

  • Notables in Irish History (good and bad)

    For a comparatively small population of about 6 million people, Ireland has made an an especially enormous contribution to literature. Famous Irish Abraham Stoker Pierce Brosnan W. B. Yeats John Jack Butler Yeats C. S. Lewis Maureen O'Sullivan Liam Neeson ---------------------------------------

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  • Hämeen läänin jalkaväkirykmentti

    Suomen miesten kuoltua Suuressa Pohjansodassa,tuli Hämeen läänin jalkaväkirykmenttiinkin ruotsalaisvahvistuksia, vuonna 1721 n. 500 miestä eli puolet rykmentistä. Suuri osa perusti perheen ja jäi Suomeen. He olivat kaikki alunperin ratsumiehiä Upplands ståndsdragonregemente :stä (USD). Luettelo on nyt vähän yksi...

  • Porin läänin jalkaväkirykmentti

    Porin läänin jalkaväkirykmentti 1626 - 1809 1. Henkikomppania Karkku Ala-Satakunta Ruotuja 47 kpl Kyrö Ala-Satakunta Ruotuja 59 kpl Mouhijärvi Ala-Satakunta Ruotuja 53 kpl Tyrvää Ala-Satakunta Ruotuja 11 kpl 2. Everstiluutnantin komppania Huittinen Ala-Satakunta Ruotuja 42 kpl Punkalaidun Ala-Satakunta Ruotuja 20 kpl Tyrv�...

  • Project Translators Portal

    Project Translators Portal=This portal is I hope the start of something big and possibly game changing in Geni. Geni is creating a WORLD Family Tree and so we need to do what we can to ensure the whole world has good access to the whole of Geni. Language being a key barrier that we must cross in order to achieve this. This Portal Project will be the start of coordinating people creating project...

  • Jewish families from Luka and Žlutice (Luck and Luditz), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the villages in Verušičky : Luka (Luck), Budov (Buda), Týniště and Zlutice (Luditz) in Bohemia, Czech Republic. About Žlutice (Czech pronunciation: [ˈʒlucɪtsɛ]; German: Luditz) is a town and municipality in Karlovy Vary District in the Karlovy Vary Region of th...

  • Jewish Families from Štědrá (Stiedra) , Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Štědrá (Stiedra), Czech Republic. Records book: [ ] ŠTĚDRÁ 2022 O 1801-1874 (zápisy nejdou chronologicky) N 1801-1885 (i; zápisy nejdou chronologicky) Z 1800-1839, 1845-1874

  • H (mtDNA)

    For people who have tested and are assigned the maternal haplogroup H or who are believed to have had that maternal haplogroup based on descendants tested. Defining Mutations G2706A and T7028C Origin Haplogroup H has an estimated age of about 25,000 to 30,000 years. In his popular book The Seven Daughters of Eve , Bryan Sykes named the originator of this mtDNA haplogroup Helena . It is ...

  • 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...

  • Jewish Families from Arnoltov (Arnetzgrün/Arnitzgrün), Czech Republic

    This project seeks to list representatives of all of the Jewish families from the Arnoltov (Arnetzgrün/Arnitzgrün) in the Czech Republic. Cemetery 50°6'50.858"N, 12°35'17.829"EIt is probably dated the 1st half of the 19th century. It is a well-preserved cemeterywith about twenty six graves.[ ]

  • 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...

  • Presidents of Nicaragua

    Presidente de Nicaragua El Presidente de La República de Nicaragua es el ciudadano nicaragüense que ejerce las funciones de Estado y de Gobierno de la República de Nicaragua. Además, constitucionalmente es el Jefe Supremo de las Fuerzas Armadas y de Seguridad de la Nación. Encabeza el Poder Ejecutivo del Estado asistido por un Vicepresidente (compañ...

  • 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 ...

  • Medieval Tree Clean Up: Please Park Unsourced DUPLICATES in the Medieval Tree Here!

    Hello! 1. If you've been directed here because of your merges, it's because you have been being VERY helpful in trying to clean up the world tree, but we need to create a different method of dealing with the vast number of medieval duplicate profiles, & we'd like your help: 2. If one or more of your profiles has been put into this project, it's because it is an unsourced medieval duplicat...

  • 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,...

  • South African Settlers - British

    Early British Settlers in South Africa Purpose This is a project devoted to the British settlers/progenitors in South Africa. It has been set up primarily to accommodate those British Settlers who arrived before and after the 1820 Settlers. Please only add the profiles of the Progenitors who came from Britain - England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales, although it may be necessary to have separ...

  • KZ Stutthof

    KZ Stutthof was the first Nazi concentration camp built outside of 1937 German borders. Completed on September 2, 1939, it was located in a secluded, wet, and wooded area west of the small town of Sztutowo (German: Stutthof). The town is located in the former territory of the Free City of Danzig, 34 km east of Gdańsk, Poland . KZ Stutthof was the last camp liberated by the Allies, on...

  • Riga Ghetto גטו ריגה

    The Riga Ghetto was a small area in Maskavas Forštate, neighborhood of Riga, Latvia, designated by the Nazis where Jews from Latvia, and later from Germany, were forced to live during World War II. On October 25, 1941, the Nazis relocated all Jews from Riga and the vicinity to the ghetto while the non-Jewish inhabitants were evicted. Most of the Latvian Jews (about 24,000) were killed ...

  • 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...

  • Current Members of the United States House of Representatives

    Please add to this project those currently serving as members of the House of Representatives for the United States of America. Use discussions to identify any that need a curator to make into a public Master Profile. As someone leaves office their profile should be removed from this project . Resources: List of current United States Representatives Congressman search form Current...

  • Mechelen/Malines (Kazerne Dossin) to Auschwitz

    Mechelen/Malines In the summer of 1942, the Germans made preparations to deport the Jews of Belgium. They converted the Dossin de St. Georges military barracks in the city of Mechelen (Mechelen is the Dutch variant and Malines is the French variant) into a transit camp. Mechelen, a city of 60,000, was considered an ideal location for this purpose. Located halfway between Antwerp and Brussels,...

  • 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. ...

  • Stumbling Blocks tell tales in Trier

    This special project is based on the brochure Stumbling Blocks: Stumbling Blocks tell tales; A companion to the memorials for Nazi victims on the side walks of the city of Trier . Ich habe geschwiegen Als die Nazis die Kommunisten holten, habe ich geschwiegen; ich war ja kein Kommunist. Als sie die Sozialdemokraten einsperrten, habe ich geschwiegen; ich war ja kein Sozialdemokrat. Als sie d...

  • Founders of the Saybrook Colony (1635-1660)

    Founders of the Saybrook Colony From The Founders of Saybrook Colony 1635-1660 Adgate, Thomas Backus, William Bagley, John Beaumont, William Beckwith, Matthew Bingham, Anna Stenton Birchard, John Bliss, Thomas Bowers, Morgan Branch, Arthur Brockway, Wolston Bull, Robert Bull, Thomas Burchard, Thomas Bushnell, Francis, Jr. Bushnell, Richard Bushnell, William Butterfield, Samuel Chalker, Al...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Kutno and Surroundings, Poland

    Connecting all Kutno, Poland researchers. This project is presently configured to include any persons from or connected to this large multicultural town in the center of Poland. For a general overview and some details of the town please refer to English Wikipedia here: You may also utilize the Virtual Sztetl site here: For Jewish history you may refer to the JewishGen Yizkor book proj...

  • American Teachers

    Please add profiles of your teaching ancestors -- anyone from famous professors to Sunday school teachers, and everyone in between. Collaborators: please update the project page, add resources, images, documents, and invite others to join. At right: A perfect example of the classic American one-room schoolhouse, as seen in Elizabethtown, Hardin County, Kentucky. Notables Many people fam...

  • University of California, Berkeley

    The University of California, Berkeley (also referred to as Berkeley, UC Berkeley, California or simply Cal) is a public research university located in Berkeley, California. It is the flagship campus of the University of California system, one of three parts in the state's public higher education plan, which also includes the California State University system and the California Community Col...

  • Wake Forest University

    Wake Forest University=Wake Forest University is a private, independent, nonprofit, non-sectarian, coeducational research university in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, founded in 1834. The university received its name from its original location in Wake Forest, north of Raleigh, North Carolina, the state capital. The Reynolda Campus, the university's main campus, has been located north of downtow...

  • American Academy of Arts and Sciences

    The American Academy of Arts and Sciences , frequently known as the American Academy , is one of the oldest and most prestigious honorary societies and a leading center for policy research in the United States. Election to the Academy is considered one of the nation's highest honors since its founding during the American Revolution by John Adams, John Hancock, James Bowdoin, and other scholar-p...

  • 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...

  • Americans in World War II

    Americans in World War II 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. Sources: Fields of Honor - Database - In this database, personal memorial pages can be found for the la...

  • 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 ...

  • Jewish Families from Malčice, Slovakia [Málcza, Zemplén, Hungary]

    This project seeks to assemble the information available from primary and secondary sources to reconstruct the Jewish community of Malčice, Slovakia, formerly Málca and Málcza, Zemplén megye, Hungary. Malčice is a village and municipality in Michalovce District in the Kosice Region of eastern Slovakia. In historical records the village was first mentioned in...

  • Tallinna Siselinna kalmistu

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

  • Eesti vaimulikud

    Eesti Vaimulikud - Wikipedia List [ ] (kokku 1120). ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Ülempreester: Johann Allik , sünd: 30.11.1874, surm: 15.02.1940 Maetud Pärnusse Mina olen teie tõde ja elu. Joh 14,6 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------...

  • Eesti arstid

    Siia projekti soovime Genist kokku koguda tuntumaid Eesti arste läbi kõigi ajajärkude. Arstide loend Vikipeedias Kogumik Eesti arstide saatustest alates 1939.aastast "Eesti arst läbi aegade" (Tallinn, 1989)

  • User Tutorial - Basic Techniques - Profile Page Tabs

    Profile Page Tabs ... ... explained. This symbol in the Merge tutorial projects links to this project. In other instances this draws attention to a basic tip which is useful in other Geni activities.

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • Piipponen Projekti

    Sirkka Paikkala nimiartikkelissaan "Pietarin perillisiä" kertoo Piipponen - sukunimestämme olevan tietoa jo 1500 - luvun puolimaista alkaen Karjalan kannakselta ja Pohjois - Pohjanmaalta, sitten myös Pohjois - Karjalasta ja Kajaanin seudulta. Pohjois - Pohjanmaan Piipposet ovat antaneet nimensä Piippolan pitäjälle ja seudun Piipon - Piippolan kantatalol...

  • 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...

  • People with Funny Names

    Deceased people with funny names. Not applicable to Native Americans, whose names seem comical because they are concepts and things as opposed to theophorics, patronymics, careers and geographical references, which is what makes up western proper & surnames. Many German names seem comical due to their ultrapolysyllabic features; John Jacob Jingleheimer Schmidt, Adolf Schicklgrueber, Pumpernicke...

  • Eesti õpetajad ja õppejõud - Estonian Teachers and Academics

    Õpetajate Leht Vikipeedia: Kategooria: Eesti õpetajad Vikipeedia: Kategooria:Eesti pedagoogid Eesti Haridusseltsi esimehed New Yorgis lisaks on c 500 õpetajat veel eraldi projektis 23.03.2016 seisuga

  • Eesti sport

    Siia projekti soovime Genist kokku koguda tuntumaid Eesti sportlasi aga ka sporditegelasi (ROK presidendid, spordiajakirjanikud, jms.) läbi kõigi ajajärkude.

  • Korporatsioon Rotalia

    Vikipedia Liikmeskond

  • Pintores Latinoamericanos

    Proyecto para encontrar la genealogia de los Artistas pintores Latinoamericanos de todas las epocas. Obra en el cuadro: Roberto Matta Echaurren Sobre el mundo : El mundo no es algo rígido y estático,está en constante movimiento donde fluye energía y está en constante cambio Proyecto creado por Jaime Ross(c) 09/06/2012 ARGENTINA Alberto A Güi...

  • Eesti juristid

    Koondame siia ka kõik Eesti notarid. Koondame siia ka kõik advokaadid

  • Eesti poliitikud

    Siia kuuluvad kõik eestlastest või/ ja Eestis tegutsenud tuntud poliitikud nii parlamentaarsel kui omavalitsuslikul tasemel Estonian politicians

  • Jewish Families of Kraków (Poland) - קהילת יהודי קראקוב

    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 Aus...

  • Gateway profiles

    From Nat Taylor's A Genealogist's Sketchbook : What is a Gateway Ancestor? " ... in broad terms, a gateway ancestor is any individual with known or traceable ancestry in a specific group who intermarries into a target group, and therefore adds a new set of ancestors to his or her descendants in the target group. For example, every immigrant from one country to another is a potential gatew...

  • Eesti koolid ja nende direktorid

    Koolijuhtide ja direktorite projekt

  • 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

  • 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...

  • People who died from a Heart Attack

    Myocardial infarction (MI) or acute myocardial infarction (AMI), commonly known as a heart attack , occurs when blood flow stops to part of the heart causing damage to the heart muscle. The most common symptom is chest pain or discomfort which may travel into the shoulder, arm, back, neck, or jaw. Often it is in the center or left side of the chest and lasts for more than a few minutes. The dis...

  • Jewish families from Česká Lípa (Böhmisch Leipa), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Česká Lípa (Böhmisch Leipa) in Bohemia, Czech Republic. Česká Lípa [Cz], Böhmisch-Leipa [Ger], Laypen [Yid], Czeska Lipa [Pol], Lipa Yiddish: לײַפּע 42 miles N of Praha (Prague), 23 miles WSW of Liberec, in N Bohemia. In ...

  • Spanish American War

    The Spanish–American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States. It ultimately ended with the Americans defeating the Spaniards. Revolts against Spanish rule had been endemic for decades in Cuba and were closely watched by Americans; there had been war scares before, as in the Virginius Affair in 1873. By 1897–98, American public opinion grew angrier at reports...

  • Majdanek Concentration Camp - מחנה ההשמדה מאידאנק

    Majdanek Concentration Camp was a German Nazi concentration camp on the outskirts of Lublin, Poland, established during the German Nazi occupation of Poland. The camp operated from October 1, 1941 until July 22, 1944, when it was captured nearly intact by the advancing Soviet Red Army. Although conceived as a forced labor camp and not as an extermination camp, over 79,000 people died there (59,...

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  • Millar-Mulholland Families Military Service and Police Service

    The Flowers of the Forest I've heard the lilting, at the yowe-milking, Lasses a-lilting before dawn o' day; But now they are moaning on ilka green loaning; "The Flowers of the Forest are a' wede away". As buchts, in the morning, nae blythe lads are scorning; The lasses are lonely and dowie and wae. Nae daffin', nae gabbin', but sighing and sobbing, Ilk ane lifts her leglen, and hies her a...

  • 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...

  • Gurs Internment Camp

    Camp Gurs was an internment and refugee camp constructed by the French government in 1939. The camp was originally set up in southwestern France after the fall of Catalonia at the end of the Spanish Civil War to control those who fled Spain out of fear of retaliation from Francisco Franco's regime. At the start of the World War II, the French government interned Germans and citizens of other ...

  • Holocaust Survivors ניצולי השואה

    For us, forgetting was never an option. Remembering is a noble and necessary act. The call of memory, the call to memory, reaches us from the very dawn of history. No commandment figures so frequently, so insistently, in the Bible. It is incumbent upon us to remember the good we have received, and the evil we have suffered. Elie Wiesel Holocaust Sur...

  • Gårdshistorikk: Holsdalen og Bergsdalen, Vestvågøy, Nordland, Norge

    Kilde Kilde Buksnes Bygdebok av Ola Berg , Bind II, 2. Opplag ( ) _____________________________________________________ Buksnes GÅRDSNR. 9 Ballstad og GÅRDSNR.10 Ballstadøy GÅRDSNR. 20 Bolle GÅRDSNR. 16 Buksnes GÅRDSNR. 31 Bø GÅRDSNR. 37 Farstad

  • Petrischule in St.Petersburg

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

  • 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 o...

  • Cambridge University Alumni

    Please add known Cambridge alumni to this project. Collaborators, feel free to update the project, add resources ... And more collaborators. University of Cambridge The University of Cambridge (informally known as "Cambridge University" or simply as "Cambridge") is a collegiate research university located in Cambridge, England, United Kingdom. Originally founded in 1209, it is the secon...

  • 16th Century British Politicians

    16th Century British Politicians Pictured right is Thomas Savage, 1st Viscount Savage of Rocksavage It would be helpful if anyone adding profiles to this project could please also add them to the alphabetical list below: A B C George Carleton James Colyer D E Gyles Estcourt F Charles Foxe G Ralph Gifford Roger Gifford MP Pysician to Queen Elizabeth

  • 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...

  • Editors

    Editor: A person who is in charge of and determines the final content of a text, particularly a newspaper or magazine

  • Prominent Scientists: (i) Exact Sciences & Natural Sciences

    Prominent scientists who have made major contributions to our understanding of our world and the rules of nature. *Exact Sciences - Mathematics & Computer Sciences; Physics *Natural Sciences - Chemistry and more.... This project is on History Link where you can discover in which projects your ancestors appear Selected Profiles (listed by activity period): Exact Sciences ...

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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...

  • Johns Hopkins University

    Johns Hopkins University= Johns Hopkins University (commonly referred to as Johns Hopkins, JHU, or simply Hopkins) is a private research university in Baltimore, Maryland. Founded in 1876, the university was named after its first benefactor, the American entrepreneur, abolitionist, and philanthropist Johns Hopkins. His $7 million bequest—of which half financed the establishment of The Jo...

  • SA French Huguenot Settlers

    Fleeing religious persecution of Protestants in France after the 1685 revocation of the Edict of Nantes (which had guaranteed their rights), 200 000 French Huguenots emigrated to countries such as Switzerland. Germany, England, America, and South Africa. Amongst the first Huguenots to come were Francois Villion (Viljoen) in 1671, Pierre le Febre in 1683, Jean de Long, and the du Toit brothers...

  • Thomas Greaves and Joan of Northamptonshire & Buckinghamshire, England (Gen. 47)

    Thomas Greaves and Joan of Northamptonshire & Buckinghamshire, England (Gen. 47)Please add profiles of descendants of Thomas Greaves and Joan of Northamptonshire & Buckinghamshire, England (Gen. 47) that have had DNA testing to this project.Grouping these profiles will assist the administrators of The Graves Family Association to gather information. Thomas Greaves (1) Geni Profile ==Geni Projec...

  • Hemsöborna

    Strindbergs Hemsöborna. Han kom som en vårvind en aprilafton med ett Höganäskrus i en svångrem om halsen. Så börjar August Strindbergs berömda roman. Men vet Ni att Romanens figurer Hade förebilder. Här är Några av Dom. Anna Eva Flod = Eva Susanna Berg Gustens Mor. Född 1814 Död 1876 Flod= Carl A...

  • Väliseestlased / Estonians abroad / Utlandsester / Esten im Ausland

    See projekt on mõedud nendele kellel on sugulased välismaal või on elanud välismaal. Ka nendele kes üldse ei ole olnud Eestis ja on sugulased siin. Kõik kogemused ja sündmused on huvitavad. Keel ei pruugi olla eesti keel. This project is intended for those who have relatives abroad or has lived abroad. Also, for those who have not been in E...

  • Notable Educators

    Educators Image Right - Aristotle ((384 BC – 322 BC) An educator is a person who teaches, informs or inspires others. Please add information about educators of renown to the list below. If the person has a profile on Geni please add their profile to the project and add the link in bold . To participate in any project - you do need to first be a collaborator - so please join t...

  • American Civil War

    The American Civil War (1861–1865), also referred to as the War Between the States or simply the Civil War, was a civil war fought in the United States of America. In response to the election of Abraham Lincoln as President of the United States, 11 southern slave states declared their secession from the United States and formed the Confederate States of America ("the Confederacy"); the o...

  • Lesser Figures in the American Civil War

    A project for the lesser known figures (e.g., common soldiers, spies, people who helped free slaves, etc.) in the American Civil War. This can also include famous people who are not known, however, for their service in this war. This battle was fought by many, both in action and in the aid of the people's' spirit. So let us not forget all who fought this grandiose war. We include both people wh...

  • Famous First

    Famous First There always is a very first for everything. This fun fact project is a collection of International famous first profiles, Who was the first person to? The aim of this project is to create a collection of all those people who were the first. Feel free to add profiles that are not listed yet. Famous Firsts up to 1199 Late 800s Alfred the Great - First King of England 114...

  • English-language writers

    English-language writers are people who produces nonfictional writing or literary art such as novels, short stories, poetry, plays, screenplays, or essays in the English language.

  • Doctors - Medical Practitioners

    Do you have medical practitioners in your family? Add profiles and trace the profession This 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 glanc...

  • 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,...

  • Photo Albums - June Barnes

    Index to Albums - June Barnes Private Personal Project - please do not request to collaborate or join the project I spend so much time trying to locate the right album to either load new images or tag profiles to ones already loaded because the lists are not arranged alphabetically. This is my solution to the problem - I can locate the correct albums through the links here.

  • Dachau Concentration Camp - מחנה הריכוז דכאו

    Dachau concentration camp was the first Nazi concentration camp opened in Germany, located on the grounds of an abandoned munitions factory near the medieval town of Dachau, about 16 km (9.9 mi) northwest of Munich in the state of Bavaria, which is located in southern Germany. Opened 22 March 1933 (51 days after Hitler took power), it was the first regular concentration camp established by th...

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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...

  • Jewish Families from Tarnobrzeg, Poland

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from Tarnobrzeg, Poland. Tarnobrzeg is located on the eastern bank of the Vistula River on trade routes linking Warsaw to the cities of southeastern Poland, Tarnobrzeg has long been a leading centre of manufacturing and commerce. The names listed below to date have been taken from the Synagogue records of Jews to 1791 and will be plac...

  • 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...

  • Harlem Globetrotters

    Harlem Globetrotters Please add geni profile associated with the Harlem Globetrotters basketball team to the project. Must be set to "public." About From The Harlem Globetrotters are an exhibition basketball team that combines athleticism, theater, and comedy. Over the years they have played more than 26,000 exhibition games in 122 countries and territories. Brother Bones's whistled ver...

  • Eesti kalmistute pildid

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad otsida oma lähedasi kalmistutelt. Eriti oodatud on kõik koostööpakkumised, parandused ja täiendused. Iga abikäsi on teretulnud, et muuta see projekt massiliseks kõigile huvilistele Eesti sõjameeste kalmistute andmebaas Harjumaa kalmistud Aegviidu vana kalmistu Aruküla kalm...

  • 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.

  • Women's Work

    “Mary Case is my name and with my needle wrought the same in the tenth year of my age Anno Dom 1763” ~ from a sampler produced in Newport, RI Too often, the only record we have of a female ancestor is an example of her handiwork, whether it is an embroidered sampler, quilt or basket. With a few exceptions, until the 20th century, a woman’s primary choice for her future wa...

  • Notable & Notorious New Yorkers

    no·ta·ble Adjective: worthy of attention or notice; remarkable noun: a famous or important person. no·to·ri·ous Adjective: famous or well known, typically for some bad quality or deed. Please add the profiles of prominent people who were born in the U.S. City of New York, lived in New York, or for whom New York is a significant part of their ...

  • Yale University

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

  • Henkirakuunarykmentti --- Livdragonregementet

    HENKIRAKUUNARYKMENTTI, nuorempi ja ruotujakoinen (1721-1791) LIVDRAGONREGEMENTET, det yngre och indelta (1721-1791)= Henkirakuunarykmentti . Valitse (1721-1791)! (Wikipedia) Rykmentin virallinen nimi oli 'Kungl Maj:ts Livregemente dragoner ' Edeltäjiä olivat mm. Henkirakuunarykmentti , vanhempi ja värvätty (1700-1721), Turun ja Porin läänin ratsuv�...

  • ROOMET (ROMET) SUGUVÕSA

    Suguvõsa uurimine, kokkutulekud jne

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