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  • TAG for Leanne for Australian Pioneers

    This project is a place for Leanne to put links to profiles that I have more information on (ie other children not noted in Geni) for me to come back to. Once a profile is updated on Geni I will remove it from the project.If there is a profile on here that you are interested in - send Leanne Minny a PM and I will try to do it next.

  • American musicians

    For musicians of all nationalities, please see Entertainment industry people . American musicians are people from the United States who perform or compose music as a profession. The music of the United States reflects the country's multi-ethnic population through a diverse array of styles. Among the country's most internationally-renowned genres are hip hop, blues, country, rhythm and blues...

  • Notable Armenian Americans

    Actors Dita Von Teese Art Arshile Gorky 1904–1948 Haig Patigian 1876–1950 Entertainment Cher Khloé Kardashian Kim Kardashian Kourtney Kardashian Rob Kardashian Law Robert Kardashian 1944–2003 Sports Andre Agassi

  • Notables of Welsh background

    Notables of Welsh background Before 1200 Rhodri Mawr 820-878 Llywelyn the Great 1172-1240 Gwladys Ddu 1194-1251 1200-1699 Cydafael Ynnyd 1212-- Owain Glyndwr (Owen Glendower) 1349-1415 Dafydd Gam (Davy Gam) 1351-1415 Einion Sais 1380--

  • Welsh Americans

    Welsh Americans / Americanwyr Cymreig Welsh Americans are Americans whose ancestry originates wholly or partly in Wales. In the 2008 U.S. Census community survey, an estimated 1.98 million Americans stated that they had Welsh ancestry, amounting to 0.6% of the total U.S. population. This compares with a population of 3 million in Wales. However, 3.8% of Americans appear to bear a Welsh surnam...

  • 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. The boun...

  • Curator Profile Exchange: Living Americans

    Fellow curators, please use this project to deposit any living American Master Profiles (MP) you no longer wish to curate. When assuming curatorship of profiles, please do so with in intention of maintaining and improving them. Thank you. Please be sure to remove profiles from the project when you assume curating responsibilities.

  • Wood National Cemetery

    National Cemetery is a United States National Cemetery located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Find a Grave

  • Wisconsin in the US Civil War (USA) 1861-1865

    This project is used to relate all units from Wisconsin who served in the Union Army.

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  • Union Army

    The Union Army was the land force that fought for the Union during the American Civil War , which lasted from 1861 to 1865. It consisted of the small United States Army, known as the regular army, which was augmented by massive numbers of units supplied by northern U.S. states, consisting of volunteers as well as conscripts. The Union Army fought and eventually defeated the Confederate States A...

  • 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 for their service in this war. This war 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 who sided with ...

  • 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 other 25...

  • Early Settlers of Woodstock, Connecticut

    Please add profiles representing the "founding families" of Woodstock. Profiles must be set to "public.". The resources collected on the media gallery are available for all - and please do contribute more. A Brief History of the Town of Woodstock, CT From The Town of Woodstock : In 1636, Thomas Hooker and his party may have passed by way of the Connecticut Path, going to settle what is no...

  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

    The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame established in 1986 and located in Cleveland, Ohio, United States, is dedicated to recording the history of some of the best-known and most influential musicians, bands, producers, and others that have in some major way influenced the music industry, particularly in the area of rock and roll. Originally, there were four categories of induction: performers, non-per...

  • Profiles of the Day

    This is a place to keep track of everyone who has been featured as a Profile of the Day on Geni. You can help by building a shiny project overview that lists everyone alphabetically, including the date(s) they were featured. Profile of the Day Blog REMINDER: Please do not add profiles here that have not already been featured on the blog. If you would like to suggest a Profile of the D...

  • Entertainment industry people

    Entertainment industry people are people who work in the entertainment industry (also informally known as show business or show biz), which includes artists, such as actors, musicians and screenwriters, as well as businesspeople, such as agents, producers, and managers. Notable entertainment industry people For a complete list, please see: Entertainment industry people Profiles . Subproje...

  • Idol Singing Competition

    Idol , Pop Idol or the Idol Series is an international television music contest with local Idol series in a lot of countries and territories: The show is a reality television singing competition where the a winner is selected by the audience voting. The show combines a number of elements previously used by other shows such as Popstars - mass auditioning, the search of a new star, and the use ...

  • Everyone Knew Her as Nancy

    Her name was Magill, she called herself Lil, but Everyone Knew Her as Nancy. Lyrics from the Beatles song Rocky Raccoon. The Goal is to match any duplicate profiles and merge if they are in fact the same person. This is for the profiles whose first name is Nancy or that have more that one first name or given name. There seem to be quite a few Nancys. I have found that people often have ...

  • Alden/Mullins Family

    About This Project This project is part of the Notables series. This project focuses on the Alden/Mullins Family Tree, including, but not limited to: William Mullins Alice Unknown John Alden Priscilla Mullins John Alden Jr Elizabeth Alden Joseph Alden Sarah Alden Jonathan Alden Ruth Alden Rebecca Alden Mary Alden Priscilla Alden David Alden This list will event...

  • 31st Illinois Infantry (USA), US Civil War

    The 31st Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry, nicknamed the "Dirty-First," was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War. Roster Colonels John A. Logan Lindorf Ozburn Edwin S. McCook

  • Illinois in the US Civil War (USA) 1861-1865

    This project is used to relate all units from Illinois who served in the Union Army.

  • Kainuu

    Geni project for Kainuu area families.

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  • Farmers, Growers and Sharecroppers

    Introduction A farmer (also called an agriculturer) is a person engaged in agriculture, raising living organisms for food or raw materials. The term usually applies to people who do some combination of raising field crops, orchards, vineyards, poultry, or other livestock. A farmer might own the farmed land or might work as a labourer on land owned by others, but in advanced economies, a farme...

  • Keski-Suomi, Pirkanmaa ja Häme

    Historiallinen Hämeen maakunta (Keski-Suomi, Pirkanmaa ja Häme) Häme (ruots. Tavastland) on ollut yhtäjaksoisesti asuttuna kivikaudelta lähtien. Rautakaudella ja keskiajalla maata viljelevä asutus keskittyi Kokemäenjoen vesistön alueelle ja Päijänteen eteläisille rannoille. Keski-Suomi oli lappalaisten ja hämäläisten eränkävijöiden erämaata, vaikka sielläkin on jälkiä myös varhaisesta maata v...

  • The Groton Avery Clan

    Background In 1912 Elroy McKendree Avery and Catherine Hitchcock (Tilden) Avery published the seminal two volume edition THE GROTON AVERY CLAN. To this day it stands as the most complete and well researched genealogical reference of the Groton, Connecticut Avery line descended from Christopher Avery and Margery Stephens of England. This project is a compilation of Geni Profiles that are cit...

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  • 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...

  • Siege of Vicksburg, MS May 18 – July 4, 1863, US Civil War

    This project is about the Siege of Vicksburg, Mississippi. The Siege of Vicksburg (May 18 – July 4, 1863) was the final major military action in the Vicksburg Campaign of the American Civil War. In a series of maneuvers, Union Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant and his Army of the Tennessee crossed the Mississippi River and drove the Confederate Army of Vicksburg led by Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton i...

  • American politicians

    American politicians are people who are professionally involved in politics in the United States. Related projects Continental Congress United States Cabinet members United States Presidents and Vice Presidents United States Senators

  • United States House of Representatives

    The United States House of Representatives From Wikipedia: The United States House of Representatives is one of the two houses of the United States Congress (bicameral legislature). It is frequently referred to as 'the House'. The other house is the Senate. The composition and powers of the House are established in Article One of the United States Constitution. The major power of the House ...

  • Freemasons in America

    Freemasons, or simply "Masons," have been an integral part of American culture since the Colonial period and have immeasurably shaped the Republic 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 members working in their own communit...

  • Who Do You Think You Are?

    This project aims to gather together the Geni profiles for all of the notable figures who have been featured on the genealogical television program Who Do You Think You Are? The program has been broadcast in dozens of countries and has many national versions, all of which are included in this project. Who Do You Think You Are? When you add a profile for someone featured on the program, plea...

  • Bahamian Portal

    Welcome to the Bahamian Portal on Geni! This is a project to focus on developing the profiles of the people of the Bahamas and members of the greater Bahamian diaspora on Geni. Special emphasis is made on using Bahamian sources, especially government records and credible Bahamian histories. Since modern Bahamians find their roots in many other ethnicities --Yoruba/West African, Mandinka, Ba...

  • Blacksmiths

    A blacksmith is a metalsmith who creates objects from wrought iron or steel by forging the metal, using tools to hammer, bend, and cut. Please add your ancestors to this project. Profiles must be set to public. This is an international project. Resources How to temper steel English Wikipedia Worshipful Company of Blacksmiths List of famous blacksmiths History of blacksmithing ...

  • Atores e Atrizes Famosos / Brazil: Famous Actors and Actresses

    Dramaturgia é a arte de composição do texto destinado à representação feita por atores. A palavra drama vem do grego e significa ação. Desse modo, o texto dramatúrgico é aquele que é escrito especificamente para representar a ação. O que se dedica a essa tarefa é o dramaturgo. O cerne da ação é o conflito. Toda ação em cena depende do conflito e da maneira como os diferentes personagens agem pa...

  • Cinema Brasileiro/Brazilian Film

    O cinema do Brasil existe como exibição e entretenimento desde julho de 1896, e como realização e expressão desde 1897. Embora nunca tenha chegado a se estruturar plenamente como indústria, o cinema brasileiro, em seus mais de 110 anos de História, teve momentos de grande repercussão internacional, como na época do Cinema Novo, e de crescimento do mercado interno, como no período da Embrafilme....

  • 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...

  • Políticos e Diplomatas Brasileiros

    Este Projeto pretende elencar os célebres políticos e diplomatas brasileiros, sem uma classificação única, para que no futuro se possa desmembra-lo em subprojetos próprios. Adelfo Poli Monjardim (1903 - ?) Aderbal Ramos da Silva (1911 — 1985) Aécio Neves ( 1960) Afonso Arinos de de Melo Franco Filho (1930) Afonso Celso de Assis Figueiredo, 1º visconde de Ouro Preto (1836 — 1912) A...

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

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

  • German Americans in the Civil War

    German-Americans in the American Civil War were the largest ethnic contingent to fight for the Union. More than 200,000 native Germans served in the Union Army, with New York and Ohio each providing ten divisions dominated by German-born men. German-American army units Approximately 516,000 (23.4% of all Union soldiers) were German Americans; about 216,000 of these were born in Germany. N...

  • Magistrados do Brasil

    No mundo contemporâneo a palavra magistrado normalmente remete ao exercício do poder judiciário. A noção de magistratura, que em alguns agrupam juízes e procuradores, é desconhecida nos países que adotam a common law (como o Reino Unido, os Estados Unidos ou o Canadá), que estendem garantias constitucionais somente a seus juízes, no senso estrito. No Brasil, à semelhança dos países antes mencio...

  • 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...

  • Brick-Wall Workshop

    This is an open group collaborative project for assistance on genealogy "Brick-Walls". We all have them - some we have been successful at overcoming, others still give us continued grief as we all like to complete our ancestor line as far back as possible to learn our family heritage. Basic genealogy 101 teaches us that most "Brick-Walls" are due to human error - enumerator mis-spellings, and...

  • Car Accident

    "Unless action is taken, road traffic injuries are predicted to become the fifth leading cause of death by 2030." (1) notables From 20 icons killed in car crashes Princess Diana of Wales James Dean (actor) Jayne Mansfield (actress) Billy Martin (baseball manager) Keith Franke (pro wrestler) Falco (singer) David Halberstam (journalist) Drazen Petrovic (basketball player) ...

  • 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 ...

  • Eiker to America

    In remembrance, of those who emigrated from Eiker, Norway to a new beginning. A Aase "Mary" Maria Andersdatter Peterson (Skara) (1802 - 1889) Aase Andersdatter Aaste Karine Engebretsdatter Haugen (Skotselv) (1821 - 1872) Aaste Karine Engebretsdatter Haugen (Skotselv) Aleth Carine Olsdatter Dahler (Dahler i Ristvedfj.) (1809 - 1896) Aleth Carine Olsdatter Amos (Amund) Nelson (Fosen) ...

  • SmartCopy

    Tool for copying genealogical data into Geni. SmartCopy is a web browser extension that helps Geni users copy information and profiles from various sources into Geni. It also provides quick access to research links and HistoryLink tools. Download & install SmartCopy with this link! How to use SmartCopy (Video) Once you have successfully installed the browser extension, you should see an...

  • The Court of Elizabeth l, Queen of England

    Please add the personalities of the Royal Court of Elizabeth l, Queen of England, including family, friends and foes, to this project. (actions > add profile). Collaborators, feel free to update the project page; add resources, images & documents; and perhaps make spin off / related projects. Overview Elizabeth I (7 September 1533 – 24 March 1603) was Queen of England and Ireland from 17 No...

  • 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 names, relationships and personal biographies. They all live on in our hearts and minds. ---We will Never Forget and wi...

  • 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 Jewish busi...

  • Jewish Families from Nürnberg (Mittelfranken/Bayern), Germany

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Nürnberg (Mittelfranken/Bayern), Germany also known as Nuremberg [Eng], Nuernberg, Wohrd. JewishGen-Nürnberg (Mittelfranken/Bayern)

  • Writers

    Writers Definition (Oxford Paperback Dictionary Thesaurus 2001) A writer is a person who has written a particular text, or who writes books or articles as an occupation - the thesaurus lists author, bard, composer, dramatist, journalist, littérateur, novelist, playwright, poet, wordsmith. Please link the profiles of writers to this project and consider whether they could also be added...

  • People who died from Breast Cancer

    Breast cancer is cancer that develops from breast tissue. Signs of breast cancer may include a lump in the breast, a change in breast shape, dimpling of the skin, fluid coming from the nipple, or a red scaly patch of skin. In those with distant spread of the disease, there may be bone pain, swollen lymph nodes, shortness of breath, or yellow skin. Risk factors for developing breast cancer inc...

  • 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...

  • Americans in World War I

    In memory of those who served in World War I. Links and other resources Last Known WWI Vet Dead at 110 , Florence Green served as a mess steward in the Women's Royal Air Force. Welsh history of World War One to go online Rainbow Division Roster Interesting Americans with WW1 Connections Alice Bright, Lady Lowther , was the joint hon. secretary of the American Women’s War Relie...

  • 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...

  • American Legion

    The American Legion, Inc. is a federally chartered corporation formed in Paris on March 16, 1919 by veterans of the American Expeditionary Forces (A. E. F.) The aftermath of two American wars in the second half of the 19th century had seen the formation of several ex-soldiers' organizations. Following the American Civil War of 1861–65 former Union soldiers had established an organization call...

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  • 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...

  • 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 serving in military...

  • Irish and British Convicts

    Irish and British Convicts to Australia This is the umbrella project for convicts projects and profiles currently on Geni Between 1788 and 1868, approximately 165,000 convicts were transported to the various Australian penal colonies by the British government. During the 17th and 18th centuries the British government transported some of their criminals to the American colonies, but this p...

  • Australian Pioneers

    This project is to compose a complete list of ships to Australia and their passengers. The red ships icon is reserved for the first three fleets that arrived in Australia projects. 1788 First Fleet HMS Sirius HMS Supply Alexander Charlotte Friendship Lady Penrhyn Prince of Wales

  • 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...

  • Mormon Pioneers 1850

    1850 This project is a sub project of the Mormon Pioneers (1847-1868) Master Project This page covers the Mormon Pioneers of 1850 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...

  • 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. ...

  • 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...

  • Lost Along the Way: Mormon Pioneers on the Westward Journey

    This is a Master Project designed to honor Mormon Pioneers who died along the trail; there is a sub project specifically for the tragedy of the Martin/Willey Handcart Company - Hunt and Hodgett Wagon Company of 1856 . "That the struggles, the sacrifices, and the sufferings of the faithful pioneers and the cause they represented shall never be forgotten." - Winter Quarters Monument The Mormo...

  • Theresienstadt Ghetto - Ghetto Terezín - 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 countries....

  • Agoncillo Family of the Philippines

    Agoncillo [ a-gon-'sil-yo ] is a Spanish surname with no literal meaning. The municipality of Agoncillo in La Rioja, Spain is said to have derived its name from an ancient Celtic setllement named Egon whose ruins lie near the town. ( 1 ) This sub-project aims to organize genealogical data on the Agoncillo Family of the Philippines. Profiles here are those of historical figures, scions of the ...

  • 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 or exter...

  • 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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  • Drancy Internment Camp

    The Drancy internment camp of Paris, France, was used to hold Jews who were later deported to the extermination camps. 65,000 Jews were deported from Drancy, of whom 63,000 were murdered[1] including 6,000 children. Only 2,000 remained alive when Allied forces liberated the camp on 17 August 1944. Drancy was under the control of the French police until 1943 when administration was taken over ...

  • 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 ...

  • Confederate States of America

    The Confederate States of America ( CSA or C.S.A. ), commonly referred to as the Confederacy , was an unrecognized secessionist state existing from 1861–65. It was originally formed by seven slave states in the Lower South region of the United States whose regional economy was mostly dependent upon agriculture, particularly cotton, and a plantation system of production which in turn largely rel...

  • The Kindertransport

    The Kindertransport (also Refugee Children Movement or "RCM'") is the name given to the rescue mission that took place during the nine months prior to the outbreak of the Second World War. The United Kingdom took in nearly 10,000 predominantly Jewish children from Nazi Germany, Austria, Czechoslovakia, Poland, and the Free City of Danzig. The children were placed in British foster homes, hostel...

  • Confederate States Army

    The Confederate States Army was the army of the Confederate States of America (or "Confederacy") while the Confederacy existed during the American Civil War. On February 8, 1861, delegates from the seven Deep South states which had already declared their secession from the United States of America adopted the Provisional Constitution of the Confederate States of America. On February 28, 1861, t...

  • Pohjanmaa

    Historiallinen Pohjanmaan maakunta Pohjanmaa (ruots. Österbotten, kirjaimellisesti ”Itäpohja”, vrt. Ruotsissa Länsipohja, ruots. Västerbotten) on Suomen historiallinen maakunta. Pohjanmaa on pinta-alaltaan Suomen historiallisista maakunnista suurin. Pohjanmaa käsittää nykymaakunnista Etelä-Pohjanmaan valtaosan, kokonaisuudessaan Keski-Pohjanmaan, Kainuun, Pohjois-Pohjanmaan ja Pohjanmaan ...

  • Tailors

    TAILOR A tailor is a person who makes, repairs, or alters clothing professionally, especially suits and men's clothing. Although the term dates to the thirteenth century, tailor took on its modern sense in the late eighteenth century, and now refers to makers of men's and women's suits, coats, trousers, and similar garments, usually of wool, linen, or silk. A tailor-made is a man's suit...

  • Jewish Community of Berlin, Germany

    Berlin is the largest city and capital of Germany. The history of Jews in Berlin can be traced all the way back to the 13th century. Jews first arrived in Berlin at some point in the 13th century. Prior to this period, German Jews had lived primarily in southern Germany, in communities along the Rhine. But in the 13th century, the Jews began to migrate to the cities of the north, to escape th...

  • New Amsterdam - Immigrants

    < BACK . Only add people within the 1621-1674 date limits VOLUNTEER SERVICE... Struggling with the New Netherland records? A Dutch word you don't understand? An abbreviation that puzzles you? Try find an answer on the International Dutch Portal with Dutch speaking Geni-users - or CLICK HERE to post your question. . Objective This project functions as a 'repository' for the immig...

  • Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) Prisoners Of War

    The Anglo Boer War (1899-1902) - Prisoners of War This project is an extension of the The Anglo Boer War (1899-1902) . The object of the project is to add information about both British/Colonial and Boer Prisoners of War, to gather profiles of these men who are on Geni and to share interesting tales and anecdotes about individuals. The first sizable batch of Boer prisoners of war taken by t...

  • Suomen säveltäjät - Composers of Finland

    Tietoa Mukaan voidaan liittää säveltäjiä, joilla on profiili www.geni.com:issa. Naissäveltäjistä kirjoitus. Keskiössä sinfonikot Ida Moberg (1859-1947) ja Helvi Leiviskä (1902-1982) sekä Ann-Elise Hannikainen (1946-2012) ja Kaija Saariaho (s. 1952). Suomalaisia ja Suomessa elämäntyönsä tehneitä säveltäjiä syntymävuosijärjestyksessä: 1700 1730 . . Erik Tulindberg (vanhe...

  • Jewish families from Jindřichův Hradec (Neuhaus), Bohemia, Czech Republic

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

  • Imigrantes Italianos ao Brasil / Italian immigrants to Brazil

    Os primeiros imigrantes a deixarem a Itália na época da "grande imigração" foram sobretudo os vênetos, cerca de 30% do total, seguidos dos habitantes de Campânia, Calábria e Lombardia. Segundo o IBGE (Brasil, 500 anos de povoamento, 2000) foram 1.243.633 imigrantes italianos ao Brasil no período 1876-1920. Uma das primeiras viagens oficiais de imigrantes vindos para o Brasil foi feita em 3 ...

  • 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...

  • Espoon maatilat - Esbos hemman.

    Projektin tarkoituksena on kerätä Espoon maatilat ja niitten omistajat samaan paikkaan. Kylä Bemböle - Tilan nimi Bell Karl Bernhard Juslin Sigrid Elisabet Juslin Kylä Bemböle - Tilan nimi Kosk Johan Fredrik Österberg Kylä Bodom - Tilan nimi Bodom Hans Nikolai Ludvig Heimbürger Ester Elin Heimburger

  • Canadian Teachers

    Canadian Teachers Pictured Right:- 1950 Canadian School Train. Pupils attend classes at Nemegos near Chapleau, Ontario Please add the profiles of Canadian teachers to this profile but please do not include any tutors. These should be added to Tutors Education in Canada is for the most part provided publicly, funded and overseen by federal, provincial, and local governments.[16] Education ...

  • Clan Cameron

    The Clan Cameron project The name Cameron can be found in Geni in 21.283 profiles, if you would like to find out if you are a descendant of the original Clan Cameron this project is a great place to find out, or you might just be interested in the Cameron name or the Clans of Scotland in that case this is a good place too. Cameron Clan Crest A sheaf of five arrows points upwards, Proper...

  • Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) PIETERSBURG Kamp/Camp

    Pietersburg People in this camp 6533 Pietersburg was the northernmost camp in the Transvaal system, isolated and difficult to service. Although Pietersburg itself was relatively open, the nearby Zoutpansberg was mountainous and forested, bordering on Mozambique. The town was only occupied by the British on 8 April 1901 and, initially, the people of this region were housed in Irene camp. I...

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  • Michigan

    This subportal is part of the USA Portal . The Great Lake State, The Wolverine State, The Mitten State, Water, Winter Wonderland are a few nicknames for the State of Michigan . State Motto: If you seek a pleasant peninsula, look about you . State Rock: Petoskey State Bird: Robin State Mammals: Wolverine and the Whitetail Deer State Tree: Eastern White Pine When you ask...

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  • Savo

    SavoSavo (ruotsiksi Savolax) on Suomen historiallinen maakunta Itä-Suomessa. Se sijaitsee Karjalan ja Hämeen välissä.Suur-Savo alkoi muotoutua noin 1400-luvulla, jolloin ensimmäinen Savon ja Lappeen vastainen raja vahvistettiin maaoikeuden tuomiolla. Keskiajalla savolaiset joutuivat useaan otteeseen puolustamaan maitaan. Lännessä vastassa olivat hämäläiset, itäraja taas oli samalla valtakunnan ...

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  • UUDENMAAN MAATILAT - NYLANDS HEMMAN

    Projeketin tarkoituksena on kerätä Uudenmaan maatilat ja niitten omistajat samaan paikkaan. Projektissa on mukana 702 maatilaa Uusimaa - Itä-Uusimaa - Sukutat Webssä - Espoon maatilat - Esbos hemman Helsingin maalaiskunnan (Vantaan) maatilat. Inkoon maatilat - Ingås hemman. (+Degerby) - Karjaan maatilat - Karis hemman. Karjalohjan maatilat -

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  • Omiš, Omis, Almissa

    Ovaj projekt je dio projekta Hrvatsko Rodoslovlje - Dalmacija / Croatian Genealogy – Dalmatia Hr | En Povijest Naselje na području današnjeg Omiša prvi se put spominje u povijesti pod imenom Oneum ili Onaeum, a zamire početkom 7. stoljeća. S obzirom na poziciju Omiša kao važne veze s unutrašnjošću, to nije bilo duga vijeka. Povijesno središte ondašnjeg Omiša je bilo smješteno na istočnoj ...

  • Knin / Kraljevski grad

    Ovaj projekt je dio projekta Hrvatsko Rodoslovlje - Dalmacija / Croatian Genealogy – Dalmatia Knin ("Kraljevski grad") je grad u Hrvatskoj, u Šibensko-kninskoj županiji. U njegovoj blizini nalazi se izvor rijeke Krke (ispod slapa Krčić) koja i protječe gradom i najviša hrvatska planina Dinara udaljena oko petnaest kilometara. Kroz svoju povijest, između ostalog, Knin je bio prijestolnica hrva...

  • The Unbroken Chain, by Dr. Neil Rosenstein

    THE UNBROKEN CHAIN Biographical Sketches and Genealogy of Illustrious Jewish Families from the 15th - 20th Century. Dr. Neil Rosenstein's magnum opus The Unbroken Chain was first published as a single volume in 1976. An expanded two-volume second edition of "The Unbroken Chain" was published in 1990. The author announced in December 2012 that he was in the process of earnestly editing...

  • Lyhytikäiset rykmentit 1700 - 1809

    Tietoa Ennen isompia sotaretkiä Ruotsi perusti maakuntarykmenttien rinnalle lisärykmenttejä. Kun noin puolet miehistä oli kuollut, yhdistettiin kaksi rykmenttiä. Joskus tuhoa tuli niin nopeasti, että yhdistettiin kolme tai neljä rykmenttiä. Yhdistämisten jälkeen perustettiin taas uusia. Muutaman kerran, kuten Suuren Pohjan sodan päätteeksi, syntyi tilanne jossa Suomen kaikki sotakuntoiset m...

  • 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

  • Piaski Ghetto

    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 [ ] Soon after the Soviets withdrew as part of the Molotov- Ribbentrop pact, and the Germans entered the town. Piaski was the first town in Poland where the Nazis established a ghetto in the spring of 1940, initially the ghetto was accessible...

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