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  • 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...

  • Predikanten in ZEELAND ‧ nld

    Predikanten in Zeeland - Nederland Zie ook: W.M.C. Regt. Naamlijst der Predikanten van Zeeland 1565-1938 ▶ AAGTEKERKE 1624-1638 : Daniël SUAVIUS ‧ 1599-1654 ‧ 1638-1645 : Arnoldus de RIJKE ‧ ‧ 1646-1666 : Nicolaas van HOORN ‧ 1620-1669 ‧ 1667-1677 : Ewaldus REYNVAAN ‧ 1643-1691 ‧ 1678-1680 : Petrus POLLION &#x...

  • Long Island National Cemetery

    Island National Cemetery is a United States National Cemetery located in Suffolk County, New York. Find a Grave

  • World War II

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

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • United States Marine Corps

    This project is designed to include those who achieved fame or notoriety while in the Marine Corps or as a result of previous or subsequent endeavors, infamy, or successes. Several lists are provided (linked) below. United States Marine Corps The United States Marine Corps (USMC) is a branch of the United States Armed Forces responsible for providing power projection from the sea, using t...

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  • Chelmno Extermination Camp

    Chełmno extermination camp, also known as the Kulmhof concentration camp, was a Nazi German extermination camp that was situated 50 kilometres (31 mi) from Łódź, near a small village called Chełmno nad Nerem (Kulmhof an der Nehr in German). After annexation by Germany Kulmhof was included into Reichsgau Wartheland in 1939. The camp operated in two periods, f...

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  • Archival Sourced Profiles in South Africa

    The project is currently under construction as an umbrella project for the different archives in South Africa. Please be patient while we are working on it. This umbrella project is temporarely to park you sources/profiles When researching we often find we need to leave behind some individuals that just simply "do not fit" in the tree yet. Please consider creating a profile and parking th...

  • The drowned

    Please add Geni profiles for our drowned ones to this project. Additional demographic data is especially appreciated as added resources. Drowning From Wikipedia Drowning is defined as respiratory impairment from being in or under a liquid. It is further classified by outcome into: death , ongoing health problems and no ongoing health problems . Using the term "near drowning" to refer to...

  • South African male Progenitors / Stamvaders

    This is the umbrella project to which every South African male Progenitor /Stamvader should be added first - ie all first fathers of a line that still has descendants in SA." A note on the Meaning of the word 'Progenitor/ Stam Vader,' as distinct from 'Settler' A PROGENITOR/ STAMVADER is the start of the bloodline in a country. A SETTLER is an immigrant to a country. Settler groups came...

  • South African Settlers - German

    Early German Settlers of South Africa This project is devoted to the German Settlers in South Africa. Please only add the profiles of the Stamvaders/Progenitors who came from Germany. It is also a place where you can share links to online resources, tell other users where records etc. can be found and make queries or ask for help through the discussion facility. To participate in any projec...

  • 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...

  • Taylor 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

  • Georgia Revolutionary War Patriots

    This project is for Revolutionary War soldiers and patriots who primarily fought elsewhere and settled in Georgia after the war. Columbia County (Columbia County was created from Richmond County on December 10th, 1790. Columbia is Georgia’s 12th county and from her original boundaries were formed parts of Warren and McDuffie counties.) Captain Thomas [Addison] Cobb (1722-1832), a...

  • American Revolutionary War

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

  • Daughters of the American Revolution - Patriots

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

  • International Dutch Portal

    Tracing ancestors in The Netherlands and Flanders. (This portal is associated with the Portaal voor Nederlandstaligen , the portal for Dutch speaking Geni users) . This is the access point for the global Geni user community to the Dutch speaking users and Dutch-language sources. This portal helps you to find... Dutch-speaking users who can help you with your research access to onlin...

  • Henry van de Velde: his family, friends and the network of his clients

    Henry Clemens van de Velde (Antwerp, 3 April 1863 – Zurich, 15 October 1957) was a Belgian painter, architect and interior designer. Together with Victor Horta and Paul Hankar he could be considered as one of the main founders and representatives of Art Nouveau in Belgium. Van de Velde spent the most important part of his career in Germany and had a decisive influence on German architect...

  • South Africa - Pilgrim's Rest Families

    Aim and Scope This project is intended to record all the early pioneers and gold prospectors connected to Pilgrim's Rest who are on our Geni tree. Several South African families have their roots in Pilgrim's Rest, as a result of the gold rush in the late 1800's, which attracted prospectors from far and wide. "I doubt that a more cosmopolitan assembly of people, sharing such diverse skills a...

  • S.S. Edmund Fitzgerald 1975 Tragedy

    The S.S. Edmund Fitzgerald was an American Great Lakes freighter that sank in a Lake Superior storm on 10 November, 1975 with the loss of the entire crew of 29. The Fitzgerald was named after Edmund Fitzgerald , the president of Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company. The Tragedy The S.S. Fitzgerald was a workhorse that carried taconite iron ore from mines near Duluth, Minnesota to iron...

  • South African female Progenitors /Stammoeders

    South African Progenitors - Matriarchs/Stammoeders The object of this project is to examine the subject of Stammoeders, Matriarchs & Female Progenitors and define how we will use the terms on the South African Geni profiles for the immigrants who arrive in SA and started families. (See South African Progenitors - Stamvaders for Males). This is not as straight forward as it first looks, beca...

  • South African Settlers - Other Europeans

    Early Settlers in South Africa - Other Europeans This project is for Early Settlers in South Africa who came from European countries other than Britain, Germany, Holland, France and the Nordic countries which have their own projects. If in time individual countries get to be too large to be included in these pages we can move them to projects of their own. The project is a work in progress ...

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  • 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 ...

  • Burgemeesters in LIMBURG nl.

    NLD : Politiek ‧ Bestuur ‧ Rechtspraak ‧ BURGEMEESTERS in LIMBURG nl. ‧ Voor Nederlandse burgemeesters in andere provincies zoekt u via Burgemeesters IN • Groningen nl. • Friesland • Drenthe • Overijssel • FLEVOLAND nl. • Gelderland • Utrecht • vh Noord-Holland • Zuid-Holland • Zeeland &#...

  • Perpetual Emigration Fund

    The Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company was organized in October 1849. The "donations to the fund" helped outfit members "for the trek west" from 1850 to 1887. It also funded voyages to America starting in 1856. The fund was dis-incorporated in 1887 under the provisions of the Edmunds-Tucker Act. Approximately 30,000 people were assisted with all or part of their transportation expenses during th...

  • Mormon Pioneers 1868

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

  • Middletown Meeting (formerly Neshamina) early Quaker settlers of Bucks County

    MIDDLETOWN FRIENDS' MEETING Middletown Friends meetings were first established at Middletown in 1683, and held at the houses of Nicholas Walne, John Otter, and Robert Hall. The first meeting-house was built in 1690, near Neshaminy creek, a mile west of Langhorne, whither it was removed in 1734, the present house in the town being the third. It was first called the Neshamina Meeting because of...

  • 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...

  • Pioneers of Bear Lake Valley Idaho

    To keep the pioneer theme, the date of 1885 was chosen as the closing year of birth. Those who were born after 1885 are not included. Foreword from "History of Bear lake Pioneers" Copyright 1968 by Daughters of Utah Pioneers Bear Lake County Idaho 2nd Edition 1974 More than one hundred years have passed since those hardy and courageous souls, obeying a call from President Brigham Young, str...

  • Welcome to Governor Gawler - Adelaide 17th Oct 1838

    This project lists names of residents that published welcome to Governor Gawler, less than two years after the first vessels arrived to establish the colony. These names will serve of proof of residency and in some cases occupation.GEORGE GAWLER, Governor of South Australia. Adelaide, October 17,1838. To His Excellency Lieutenant-Colonel Gawler, K.H., Governor of the Province of South Australia...

  • 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...

  • Yorkshire - Famous People

    Famous People Connected to Yorkshire Image right - Amy Johnson Those people of note with connections to the county are listed below. Some of these connections are a little tenuous - counties like to lay claim to people of renown! Please add information about people of renown connected to Yorkshire, England. If the person has a profile on Geni please add their profile to the project and ad...

  • Order of the British Empire O.B.E.

    The Order of the British Empire Project photo: Grand Cross's star of the Order of the British Empire. The Order of the British Empire recognises distinguished service to the arts and sciences, public services outside the Civil Service and work with charitable and welfare organisations of all kinds. It was created during the First World War in 1917 by George V. The King recognised the ne...

  • People Connected to Devon

    People Connected to Devon Historic County of England See also Devon - Main Page Devon Genealogical Resources Historic Buildings of Devon Devon Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries & Graveyards

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  • Predikanten, Priesters & Predikers in de familie

    WORK-in-PROGRESS--Collegae WELKOM —2013-aug-20-di-11:35+GMT-summer-time— Meewerken-aanvullen-corrigeren? Dat kan via profel-links, discussie-bijdragen & document-, URL- e/o foto verwijzingen of U volgt dit project gewoon eerst een poosje om te ontdekken of voorouders van U met deze voorzienigheid zijn gedoopt, in 'n echt verbonden e/o ter aarde besteld in onze contreien en o...

  • 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...

  • American film actors

    For film actors of all nationalities, please see Entertainment industry people . American film actors are actors from the United States who perform on film. The cinema of the United States, often generally referred to as Hollywood, has had a profound effect on cinema across the world since the early 20th century. Its history is sometimes separated into four main periods: the silent film era...

  • American television actors

    For television actors of all nationalities, please see Entertainment industry people . American television actors are actors from the United States who perform on television. Television is one of the major mass media of the United States. Ninety-nine percent of American households have at least one television and the majority of households have more than one. As a whole, the television networ...

  • Jewish Families from Slutsk, Belarus

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Slutsk, Belarus, known as Slutsk [Bel, Rus], Słuck [Pol], Slutzk [Yid], Słucak, Sluzk. JewishGen -- Slutsk

  • Kihelkonna kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Kihelkonna kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Kultuurimälestise Riikliku Registri registrikanne vt. registrist ka kaasnevaid fotosid. ----------------------------------------------------------------...

  • Nazi Germany

    ABOUT PROJECT Nazi Germany is the name of Germany as it was under Hitler's rule. This project is basically a pool of all the known people who were members of the Third Reich associated by marriage or work (not necessarily politicians or military, but also people who may have been employed as secretaries or servants). This is not a memorial project to glamorize a horrific era, but a project ab...

  • University of Tennessee

    University of Tennessee (also referred to as the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, UT Knoxville, UTK, or UT) is a public sun-grant and land-grant university headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States. Founded in 1794, two years before Tennessee entered the Union as the 16th state, it is the flagship institution of the statewide University of Tennessee system with nine undergraduate ...

  • The Second Reich of Germany 1871-1918

    This project is to include all persons that had the Second Reich of Germany 1871-1918 as their heritage.

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

  • Stars on Broadway (NYC)

    It´s all about THE SHOW BIZ on BROADWAY! A Place to collect, collaborate and research the family lines of the Actors, Actresses, Vocalists, Musicians, Dancers, etc. (even most notables, such as, Great Composers/Playwrights, Theater Owners, exceptional- Costumers, Stylists, Stage Builders and Special Friends and Supporter of Art on Broadway). Resources ibdb provides records of pro...

  • American stage actors

    For stage actors of all nationalities, please see Entertainment industry people . American stage actors are actors from the United States who perform on stage. External links Wikipedia.org - American stage actors Records of the New York stage, from 1750 to 1860

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  • The Age of Enlightenment 1600-1800

    This Project covers the period of the 17th and 18th Centuries in which the emphasis was on the use of reason and the intellect to develop ideas in the cultural, scientific, political and other spheres rather than being based on the authorities of the churches and monarchies of Europe. The term "Enlightenment" emerged in English in the later part of the 19th century, with particular referenc...

  • Irish Americans

    Irish Americans Irish Americans are one of America's biggest ethnic groups. In fact, nearly 40 million people said they have some Irish ancestry on the 2008 U.S. Census. That's about 12 percent of the population of the United States. Many Irish people came to America during the years of the Irish Potato Famine, or the Great Famine, as it was called. A disease destroyed Ireland's potato crop, ...

  • Swiss Americans

    Swiss Americans are Americans of Swiss descent, including those whose ancestors spoke Swiss German, Swiss French, Swiss Italian, and Romansh. Today, there are approximately 1 million Americans who identify as Swiss American. Purpose of project Please use this project as a place to connect with others tracing their Swiss ancestry, share resources you find, offer helpful tips, ask questions a...

  • Middle-Namers

    This project highlights famous people who use their middle names. A proper overview is forthcoming.

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • Hedmark - Norge - Norway

    Foreløpig har jeg ikke laget noen beskrivelse av dette prosjektet. Profiler for personer født i Hedmark er linket til dette prosjektet.

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Order of St Michael and St George

    The Order of St. Michael and St. George The Order of St Michael and St George is awarded to men and women of high office, or who render extraordinary or important non-military service in a foreign country. It can also be conferred for important or loyal service in relation to foreign and Commonwealth affairs. Instituted in 1818 by the Prince Regent (later George IV), the Order of St Micha...

  • Royal Victorian Order

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

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  • Order of the Bath

    The Order of the Bath The Order of the Bath is mainly awarded to officers of the Armed Services, as well as to a small number of civil servants. Numbers may be increased in times of war or in the event of any military or civil action or service which merits 'peculiar honour or reward'. In 1971 women were admitted to the Order for the first time. The Order now consists of the Sovereign (...

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  • Knights

    This project is a beginning introduction study of knights in genealogy. The mission is to help form a foundation of such membership and understanding of the family lines source for below: A knight is a person granted an honorary title of knighthood by a monarch or other political leader for service to the monarch or country, especially in a military capacity. Historically, in Europe, knightho...

  • Ritchie 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

  • Scandalous Women

    (adj) disgraceful, scandalous, shameful, shocking (giving offense to moral sensibilities and injurious to reputation) "scandalous behavior"; "the wicked rascally shameful conduct of the bankrupt"- Thackeray; "the most shocking book of its time" From the Greek σκάνδαλον, a trap or stumbling-block. The metaphor is that wrong con...

  • Lyricists

    Lyricists ... embracing Hymnologists, Librettists, Songwriters and Singer Songwriters Lyricists and songwriters write the words to an original piece of music and collaborate with composers and music artists to produce the final songs. A Hymnologist" is the writer or composer of hymn lyrics A lyricist is a musician who specialises in writing lyrics. A lyricist who also composes the mus...

  • Grammy Award winners

    A Grammy Award (originally called Gramophone Award), or Grammy, is an accolade by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) of the United States to recognize outstanding achievement in the music industry. The annual presentation ceremony features performances by prominent artists, and the presentation of those awards that have a more popular interest. It shares recognition of ...

  • Spotsylvania County, Virginia, USA

    Official Web Site This project is a table of contents for all projects relating to Spotsylvania County Virginia. See the Related Projects for details. Patrick Sullivan has written a fantastic series of blogs about various of the Ancient Ancestors in the Spotsylvania county and surrounding area. He began with the Row family, but has expanded to many of the collateral families kin by blood or...

  • Maly Trostinets extermination camp

    Maly Trastsianiets extermination camp (see alternate spellings), located near a small village on the outskirts of Minsk, Belarus, was the site of a Nazi extermination camp. Originally built in the summer of 1941, on the site of a Soviet kolkhoz, as a concentration camp, to house Soviet prisoners of war who had been captured following the German attack on the Soviet Union which commenced on Ju...

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  • 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 ...

  • Wood 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

  • 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

  • Jewish DNA Project at Family Tree DNA

    This Geni project is intended, at this stage, as a vehicle for testing possible ideas for links between Geni and the "Jewish DNA Project" that I manage at FamilyTreeDNA.com. Colorized Database of Project Participants I have created this Geni project at my own initiative, and I do not wish to imply that it has the approval of either Geni.com or FamilyTreeDNA.com. Your comments are welcome,...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • CuZZin - Stray Sources

    Research exchange/Navorsing uitruil Repository for Exchange of Stray South African Death Notices and other Genealogical Sources Most researchers have a lot of source documentation that does not fit into their family research, and often find we need to leave behind some individuals that just simply "do not fit" in the tree yet. Please consider creating profiles for others to find. The ...

  • 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...

  • Barbour County, West Virginia, USA

    Wikipedia Web Site =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

  • 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...

  • Lublin Ghetto גטו לובלין

    The Lublin Ghetto was a World War II ghetto created by Nazi Germany in the city of Lublin in occupied Poland, on the Nazi-administered territory of the General Government. Its inhabitants were mostly Polish Jews, although a number of Roma were also present. The Lublin Ghetto, set up in March 1941, was one of the first Nazi-era ghettos in occupied Poland to be "liquidated". In November 1942 ar...

  • Jewish Families of Ústí nad Labem (Aussig), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families of Ústí nad Labem (Aussig) in Bohemia, Czech Republic. Usti nad Labem Background The history of the Jews in Ústí nad Labem in the Czech Republic dates back to 1848. The greatest expansion achieved is owing to presence of two significant families (Weinman and Petschek), who contributed to city developm...

  • SmartCopy

    Tool for copying genealogical data into Geni. SmartCopy is a Google Chrome browser extension that allows advanced Geni users to copy information and profiles from various sources into Geni. It 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 Chrome extension, ...

  • First Ancestor to Immigrate to U.S.A.

    Purpose A project intended to list ancestors that were the first to immigrate to the United States of America. Many managers place a profile picture similar to the one on the right on their ancestor that emigrated from another country and arrived in U.S.A to build a new life. This project creates a data base of those pioneers. Your ancestor profiles added to this project will be printed usi...

  • 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...

  • Old colonists at the banquet given by Mr. E. Solomon on December 28, 1871 - South Australia

    OLD COLONISTS. - Mr. T. R. Bowman recently presented to the Board of Governors of the Public Library, Museum, and Art Gallery of South Australia two framed groups of photographs of South Australian old colonists. One is of men and the other of women, and both collections were made by Mr. H. Jones , who is still alive (1910). Emanuel Soloman , host of banquet ...

  • Viitasaari-projekti

    Tähän projektiin on tarkoitus koota Viitasaarelais-lähtöisiä sukuja. Viitasaarelaislähtöisten sukupuu: •PERIAATE: Puu koostuu yli 100 v. vanhoista tiedoista (runko) ja uudemmista tiedoista. Elävät ihmiset eivät näy Internetissä ohjelman ulkopuolelle, ellei itse sitä halua - mutta runko n�...

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  • 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...

  • Notable Businesspeople

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

  • 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...

  • Merchants

    merchant is a businessperson who trades in commodities produced by others, in order to earn a profit. The status of the merchant has varied during different periods of history and amongst different societies. Merchants have often been the subject of works of art.There are two types of merchant.A wholesale merchant operates in the chain between producer and retail merchant, typically dealing in ...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 Africans' Geni Landing Site. WELKOM CUZZINS!

    Hello!! "Welkom Cuzzins" is the SA Master Page , providing links to all the other South African based projects as a Help Page, Index of SA Projects, Historical Timeline and Communication portal. Tip Click on the 'Follow' button in the top right hand corner of the page if you want to join the SA Geni cuzzin community. We've also got a Facebook page for SA Geni users CONTENTS A. Getti...

  • South Africa - Profile Conventions

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

  • Army of the Potomac (USA), US Civil War

    The Union Army of the Potomac fought in most of the Eastern Theater campaigns, primarily in (Eastern) Virginia, Maryland, and Pennsylvania. After the end of the war, it was disbanded on June 28, 1865, shortly following its participation in the Grand Review of the Armies. Famous Units Because of its proximity to the large cities of the North, such as Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, and New Y...

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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...

  • 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...

  • Union Cavalry (U.S. Civil War)

    in the American Civil War was a branch of army service in a process of transition. It suffered from emerging technology threats, difficult logistics, and sometimes misguided or inept commanders. Nevertheless, it played important roles in many Civil War campaigns and earned its place alongside the infantry and artillery combat arms.The Union started the war with five Regular mounted regiments: t...

  • Jõhvi kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Jõhvi kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Maetu otsing Haudi andmebaasis 13869 Jõhvi kalmistu kabel, 18.-19.saj. Tere tulemast Jõhvi kalmistu kodulehele! ---------------------------...

  • 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...

  • Berlin Missionaries to South Africa

    The Berlin Missionary Society (BMS) was constituted on 29 February 1824: a group of pious laymen founded a "Society for the advancement of protestant missions among the heathens". This was not the first Missionary Society in Berlin. Pastor Jänicke (the pastor of the Bohemian-Lutheran congregation in Berlin) had been training missionaries since 1800 and had sent them out into the world ...

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