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  • Caicob

    Caicob family

  • German Celebrity Birthday Calendar

    Birthdays of famous German personalities. Many profiles German personalities are already listed in Geni World Family Tree. This project is an overarching project! Please note that individuals are listed in the project, regardless of their political or religious views. A rating of their activities or influences carried out possibly by the assignment to subordinate projects! To add more...

  • International German Portal

    in progress, but not closed yet or ever... and bring your friendly -not-german speaking, but with origines in germany-europe with you. any invitation if serious is to be honoured here, so don't stay alone! QUELLEN - not sorted yet, but it's a start ! ... FamilySeach'i German sources German archives

  • War of 1812

    War of 1812 Project around those who fought in the American-Anglo War of 1812 . This project is on History Link If you add a profile and know any specific battles they served in, please feel free to create a project for that battle and link it to this page under the 'add a related project' section to the right. General description from wikipedia: "The War of 1812 was a military ...

  • Jewish Community of Posen (Poznań) - קהילת יהודי פוזנאן

    Poznań’s Jewish community was one of the earliest to be established on Polish soil; the first reference to Jews living in the town comes from 1379. Tradition dates the town’s synagogue to 1367, and the cemetery 1438. In the second half of the fifteenth century saw the establishment of Poznań’s famed yeshiva, known as Lomde Pozna . Tracing Jewish ancestors fr...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Grandchildren and Great-Grandchildren of Queen Elizabeth II

    This project identifies the grandchildren and great-grandchildren of Queen Elizabeth II, Elizabeth By the Grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and of Her other Realms and Territories Queen, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith . Elizabeth II Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary, born 21 April 1926 is the reigning queen and head of state of...

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  • North Carolina in the US Civil War (CSA) 1861-1865

    This project is used to relate all units from North Carolina who served in the Confederate Army.

  • Annapolis County, Nova Scotia, Canada

    This project is to explore the connections of various people and families who lived in Annapolis County, Nova Scotia, CanadaSources:

  • American Revolution: New York and New Jersey campaign (July 1776 - March 1777)

    American Revolution: New York and New Jersey campaign (July 1776 - March 1777) In Wikipedia Result: New York: British gain control of New York City, British victory New Jersey: Americans lose and then regain control of New Jersey, American victory The New York and New Jersey campaign was a series of battles for control of New York City and the state of New Jersey in the American Rev...

  • Crypt for the Prison Ship Martyrs

    Crypt for the Prison Ship Martyrs coordinates: 40° 41' 30" N. 073° 58' 32" W. Google Map Type: Crypt (cemeteries, graveyards) Location: Fort Greene Park, Myrtle to Dekalb Avenues, Edwards and Cumberland Streets County: Kings. City: New York. Borough: Brooklyn. State: NY (New York) Country: US (United States) Please add Geni profiles of these American Patriots to this...

  • Merge Guide

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

  • Colonizing Virginia

    Colonizing Virginia is an umbrella project covering the colonial period of Virginia history. It will begin with the first Englishmen set foot on a tiny island called Jamestown in 1607 and end with the outbreak of the American Revolution.

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  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Celebrity chefs

    Celebrity chefs are a kitchen chefs who have become famous and well known. Today celebrity chefs often become celebrities by presenting cookery advice and demonstrations via mass media, especially television. Several chefs have been credited with being the first celebrity chef, among them historically Bartolomeo Scappi and Marie-Antoine Carême. List of celebrity chefs Mario Batal...

  • Svenska präster genom tiderna

    Svenska präster genom tiderna Projekt som startades 2012 med målet att samla alla kyrkans män (biskopar, kyrkoherdar, komministrar, kompastorer, teologer, teologiestuderande etc.) i Sverige och alla landskap som tillhört Sverige (exempelvis de i Finland och Baltikum) från reformationen och framåt. En avskrift av personens biografi från herdamin...

  • Unconnected Trees

    Key Profiles Two separate lists - please add each profile to both - the 1st in alphabetical order by SURNAME, and 2nd in alphabetical order by COUNTRY of BIRTH. (This may be harder to establish and may have to go under more than one country in some cases). Please use the format used below. The numbers in the [square brackets] are [Family tree/Blood relatives] Alphabetical order by surname...

  • Pioneering American Women

    As the first Europeans landed and began their westward push, women were placed on the edge of hardship and danger. They took care of their families, and defended them. Limited in their legal rights and accepted customs of society at the time, women mostly honored their husbands demands and spent their time cooking meals, tending to children, watering the horses and taking care of the househol...

  • Imigrantes Portugueses ao Brasil

    Este projeto engloba imigrantes, colonos, banidos, deportados, exilados e expatriados vindos de Portugal ao Brasil. Imigração Portuguesa ao Brasil Este é o projeto principal que será redirecionado para outros subprojetos, conforme links relacionados à Lista de Concelhos abaixo. Veja as Orientações. Imigração portuguesa no Bras...

  • Colonial Australian immigrants with Plantagenet ancestry

    According to Leo van de Pas - Genealogics.Org Pilot Project for a Geni Special Collection the issue There is a quality criticism of online family trees in general and of Geni in particular. We can say, after five years of the curating program and the use of Master Profiles, that the quality (accuracy, coherence, sourcing) of Geni is vastly improved and compares favorably with Ancestry & F...

  • Talitha/Talita Cumi/Kumi

    Trying to find the origin of the name.

  • United Empire Loyalists

    "The name United Empire Loyalists is an honorific given after the fact to those American Loyalists who resettled in British North America and other British Colonies as an act of fealty to King George III after the British defeat in the American Revolutionary War and prior to the Treaty of Paris." (Wikipedia) United Empire Loyalists May we always remember that these brave men and women, were...

  • Loyalist Refugees of the American Revolution

    A few Loyalists left the British colonies during the American Revolution then tens of thousands were deported after peace was concluded after the American Revolution (1783) Most did not remain in the locales to which they were sent. Histories are available detailing the numbers moved and how they swelled the temporary boom towns such as Shelburne, Nova Scotia. Populations of such regions plun...

  • New England Planters

    New England Planters : those who responded to British Empire calls to populate Nova Scotia and New Brunswick starting circa 1765. Timeline: 1755 - The Acadian Deportation begins. 12 October 1758 - The first proclamation is sent out by Lieutenant General Lawrence calling for New England immigrants to send settlement inquiries for the available Acadian lands of Nova Scotia. 11 January 175...

  • Kadiki-Skadini

    Kadiki-Skadini no Libisiem

  • Mathematicians

    Mathematicians are people with an extensive knowledge of mathematics who use this knowledge in their work, typically to solve mathematical problems. Mathematics is concerned with numbers, data, collection, quantity, structure, space, and change. List of notable mathematicians For a complete list, please see: Mathematicians Project Profiles . Euclid of Alexandria Archimedes of Syracuse...

  • Province of Carolina - Speakers of the House of Burgesses

    Speakers of the House of Burgesses The office of Speaker of the lower house of the legislature in the Province of Carolina was called the House of Burgesses . Since the House was the only elected body in the colony, the Speaker was often seen as the leading voice of the people. In 1729 seven of the Lords Proprietors sold their interests in Carolina to the Crown, and both North Carolina and ...

  • 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...

  • VELŽIAI

    Apie karališkojo Velžių kaimo praeitį, dabartį ir jo gyventojus. Pirmą sykį rašytiniuose šaltiniuose Velžių kaimas paminėtas 1554 - 1556 metais vykstant Valakų reformai Upytės paviete. Tuo metų Velžių kaimas priklausė karališkajai Devynergių (anuomet vadi...

  • 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...

  • Imigrantes Espanhóis ao Brasil

    A imigração espanhola tem início em 1890, sendo marcante a presença destes imigrantes no Rio de Janeiro. Durante a colonização, um número impreciso de pessoas com origens em outras partes do mundo, além de Portugal e do Continente Africano, se fixaram no território que hoje corresponde ao Brasil. Embora a presença espanhola...

  • Robber barons

    Robber Baron is a pejorative term used for a powerful 19th century businessman. By the 1890s, the term was typically applied to businessmen who were viewed as having used questionable practices to amass their wealth. It combines the sense of criminal ("robber") and illegitimate aristocracy ("baron"). U.S. political and economic commentator Matthew Josephson popularized the term during the Great...

  • Notables of World War II

    World War II Allied leaders of World War II Axis Leaders of World War ll Military Commanders of World War ll World War II, or the Second World War (often abbreviated as WWII or WW2), was a global military conflict lasting from 1939 to 1945, which involved most of the world's nations, including all of the great powers: eventually forming two opposing military alliances, the Allies and th...

  • World War II

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

  • 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...

  • Daughters of the American Revolution - Daughters

    Appropriate Profiles This project is designed to link all proven DAR Daughters. It would be beneficial to potential Daughters and researchers to include the patriot's ancestor number somewhere in the "About Me" section of the daughter's profile along with their DAR member number. If you do not know the patriot's ancestor number, you can find it on this website . Famous Daughters Susan B...

  • Computer Scientists

    A computer scientist is a scientist who has acquired knowledge of computer science, the study of the theoretical foundations of information and computation and their application. Software engineering is a direct subfield of computer science. Please add profiles for these disciplines to this project. Profiles must be set to public . Collaborators, please update the "resources" listed, and ...

  • 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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  • German Jewish Families Named Knoblauch (Knobloch, Knoblock, Knoblaugh)

    This is a project for members of the German Jewish Knoblauch family, and their descendants regardless of religion. Common spellings and variations of this surname are Knoblauch, Knobloch, Knoblock, and Knoblaugh, among others. Knoblauch is the German word for garlic. Some descendants of this family took the surname Garlick or Garlic, which some then later Anglicized to Garland and other similar...

  • Essex - Famous People

    Famous People Connected to Essex Image Right - Sir Nicholas Conyngham Tindal Please add information about people of renown connected to County Durham, England. If the person has a profile on Geni please add their profile to the project and add the link in bold . Please add information about people of renown connected to Essex, England. If the person has a profile on Geni please add their ...

  • British celebrities

    British celebrities have made a profound impact in all areas of the entertainment industry. including literature, music, film and television, as well as international sports. They command a great degree of public fascination and influence the everyday lives of peoples throughout the world. Sub-Projects British Film Actors British Television Actors British Stage Actors Modern British...

  • International Football Players - Soccer

    Association football, commonly known as football or soccer, is a sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball. It is the world's most popular sport. This project is for listing the profiles of football players with an international career . For profiles to be eligible they should: be Public, with a photo and biography be connected to the World Tree be inter...

  • Schippers in Noord-Oost Nederland in vorige eeuwen

    In eerste instantie het inventariseren van de eigenaren van binnenvaartschepen, en diegenen met beroep schipper, in vorige eeuwen in de provincies Groningen, Friesland, Drenthe en Overijssel. Overgenomen uit een pagina op de website (genealogische homepage van John de Goede SCHIPPERSINDEX VERSIE 25-1-2006 Voor details zie de hoofd-database Hoogeveen/Zuidwolde —A— Hermann...

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  • Missionaries

    Feel free to request to collaborate and bring your family missionary profiles along. Profiles must be set to public. The word "mission" originates from 1598 when the Jesuits sent members abroad, derived from the Latin missionem (nom. missio), meaning "act of sending" or mittere, meaning "to send". The word was used in light of its biblical usage; In the Latin translation of the Bible, Christ ...

  • Vanha kaarti

    **projekti työn alla*** Projekti kerää Suomen kaartin Turkin sotaan osallistuneiden sotilaiden geni-profiileja ja järjestää ne komppanioittain. (Sotilaan profiilin saa projektiin liittymällä ensin itse projektiin ja liittämällä sitten profiilin. Voi myös pyytää "jotain" jäsentä ...

  • 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...

  • Born in Edsleskog

    Project goal To publish all profiles of people born in Edsleskog between 1786 and 1920. And examine their relations to each other. Project description Assign profiles to the this project where birthplace has been specified to a certain cottage or village in the parish of Edsleskog and birthdate is verified from birth record books. Always add a short description of birth date and birth dat...

  • 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...

  • United States House of Representatives from California

    As described: * California's current delegation to the United States House of Representatives. Doug LaMalfa Jared Huffman John Garamendi Tom McClintock Mike Thompson Doris Matsui Ami Bera Paul Cook Jerry McNerney

  • 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 ...

  • Iowa State University

    State University of Science and Technology, more commonly known as Iowa State University, Iowa State, or ISU, is a public land-grant and space-grant research university located in Ames, Iowa, United States.Founded in 1858 and coeducational from its start, Iowa State became the nation’s first designated land-grant institution when the Iowa Legislature accepted the provisions of the 1862 M...

  • Vietnam War

    The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall " The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall USA website is dedicated to honoring those who died in the Vietnam War. Since it first went on line in 1996 it has evolved into something more. It is now also a place of healing for those affected by one of the most divisive wars in our nation's history." Vietnam Veterans of America --- "Founded in 1978, Vietnam Veterans ...

  • 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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  • US Senate Elections, 2016

    Please add to this project the Geni profiles of those running for Senator. Use "discussions" to identify profiles that need a curator to make into a public Master Profile. Up for election: 34 of the 100 seats in the U.S. Senate. From Wikipedia Elections for the United States Senate will be held on November 8, 2016, with 34 of the 100 seats in the United States Senate being contested in ...

  • University of Iowa

    University of Iowa (also known as the UI, or simply Iowa) is a flagship public research university in Iowa City, Iowa. Founded in 1847, Iowa is the oldest university in the state, and it is considered a Public Ivy. The University of Iowa is organized into eleven colleges offering more than 200 areas of study and seven professional degrees.The Iowa campus spans 1,700 acres centered along the ban...

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  • Current United States Governors

    The following is a list of incumbent governors of the states, and territories of the United States. There are currently 31 Republicans, 18 Democrats, and one independent that hold the office of governor in the states. Additionally, two Republicans, two Independents and two Democrats (one is also a member of the PPD) serve as governors of United States Territories and Mayor of the District of Co...

  • South African Settlers - Dutch

    The Early Dutch Settlers of South Africa This project is devoted to the Dutch Settlers in South Africa. Please only add the profiles of the Stamvaders/Progenitors who came from The Netherlands/Holland. Although not Dutch settlers from Belgium are included in this project - see below. It is also a place where you can share links to online resources, tell other users where records etc. can ...

  • 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...

  • United States House of Representatives from Washington

    List of United States Representatives from Washington=

  • Willamette University

    University is a private liberal arts college located in Salem, Oregon, United States. Founded in 1842, it is the oldest university in the Western United States. Willamette is a member of the Annapolis Group of colleges, and is made up of an undergraduate College of Liberal Arts and post-graduate schools of business and law. The university is a member of the NCAA's Division III Northwest Confere...

  • University of Washington

    he University of Washington (UW), commonly referred to as Washington or informally UDub, is a public research university in Seattle, Washington, United States. Founded in 1861, UW is one of the oldest universities on the West Coast and features one of the most highly regarded medical schools in the world.[5][6] UW has been labeled one of the "Public Ivies," a publicly funded university consid...

  • Washington Governors

    List of Governors of Washington

  • United States Governors

    United States Governors In the United States, the title governor refers to the chief executive of each state or insular territory, not directly subordinate to the federal authorities, but the political and ceremonial head of the state. Role and powers The United States Constitution preserves the notion that the country is a federation of semi-sovereign states and that powers not speci...

  • Radcliffe College

    College was a women's liberal arts college in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and functioned as a female coordinate institution for the all-male Harvard College. It was also one of the Seven Sisters colleges, among which it shared with Bryn Mawr College the popular reputation of having a particularly intellectual and independent-minded student body. Radcliffe conferred Radcliffe College diplomas to u...

  • 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 more collaborators. Notables Stephen Colbert -- longtime Catholic Sunday school teacher Prudence Crandall -- led the first racially-integrated school for girls ...

  • Ursinus College

    Ursinus College is a private, independent, coeducational, liberal arts college located in Collegeville, Pennsylvania. Founded in 1869, Ursinus sits on a 170-acre wooded campus approximately 30 miles from Center City Philadelphia. Ursinus is one of the eleven Centennial Conference schools, a Phi Beta Kappa college, and is a member of the Thomas J. Watson Fellowship list, Project Pericles, Pr...

  • 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...

  • Famous Psychologists

    'Science of the Mind' or 'Art of the Soul' - whichever you think defines Psychology best - here is a list of our favourite famous practitioners whose profiles are on Geni: Please add profiles, and contribute to Project text Sigmund Freud Full name: Sigismund Schlomo Freud Born: 6 May 1856 Died: 23 September 1939 (83) Nationality: Austrian Field: Psychoanalysis Jacques Lacan ...

  • Villanova University

    University=Villanova University is a private university located in Radnor Township, a suburb northwest of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, within the Archdiocese of Philadelphia in the United States. Named after Saint Thomas of Villanova, the school is the oldest Catholic university in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.Founded in 1842 by the Order of Saint Augustine, the university traces its roots t...

  • Temple University

    University, commonly referred to as Temple, is a comprehensive public research university (formerly private) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. The University was founded in 1884 by Russell Conwell. As of 2014, more than 37,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students are enrolled in over 400 academic degree programs offered at seven campuses and sites in Pennsylvania, and ...

  • Bowdoin College

    Bowdoin College Bowdoin College /ˈboʊdɨn/ is a private liberal arts college located in the coastal Maine town of Brunswick. Founded in 1794, the college enrolls 1,839 students and has been coeducational since 1971. Bowdoin offers 33 majors and 4 additional minors, and has a student-faculty ratio of 9:1. Famous alumni include Nathaniel Hawthorne, Henry Wadsworth Longfell...

  • St. Thomas University (Florida)

    . Thomas University (STU) is a private Roman Catholic university in Miami Gardens, Florida, United States.

  • 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.

  • 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 b...

  • 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...

  • American University

    University (AU or American) is a private research university in Washington, D.C., United States, affiliated with the United Methodist Church, although the university's curriculum is secular. The university was chartered by an Act of Congress on February 24, 1893 as "The American University," when the bill was approved by President Benjamin Harrison.AU was named the most politically active schoo...

  • Duquesne University

    Duquesne University of the Holy Spirit (/djuːˈkeɪn/) is a private Catholic university in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. Founded by members of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit, Duquesne first opened its doors as the Pittsburgh Catholic College of the Holy Ghost in October 1878 with an enrollment of 40 students and a faculty of six. In 1911, the college became ...

  • University of Pittsburgh

    University of Pittsburgh (commonly referred to as Pitt) is a state-related research university located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It was founded on the edge of the American frontier as the Pittsburgh Academy in 1787, and evolved into the Western University of Pennsylvania by alteration of its charter in 1819. After surviving two devastating fires and various relocations within the area, the s...

  • Dickinson College

    College=Dickinson College is a private, residential liberal arts college in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, United States. Founded in 1773 as Carlisle Grammar School, Dickinson was chartered September 9, 1783, six days after the signing of the Treaty of Paris, making it the first college to be founded after the formation of the United States. Dickinson was founded by Benjamin Rush, a signer of the Unit...

  • People Connected to Staffordshire

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

  • University of Michigan

    University of Michigan The University of Michigan (UM, U-M, UMich, or U of M), frequently referred to as simply Michigan, is a public research university located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States. It is the state's oldest university and has two satellite campuses located in Flint and Dearborn. The university was founded in 1817 in Detroit as the Catholepistemiad, or University of Michigan...

  • United States House of Representatives from Michigan

    As described: * Michigan's current delegation to the United States House of Representatives. Den Benishek Bill Huizenga Justin Amash John Moolenaar Dan Kildee Fred Upton Tim Walberg Mike Bishop Sander Levin

  • Lycoming College

    Lycoming College is small undergraduate liberal arts college located in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, and accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Founded in 1812, Lycoming College is one of the 50 oldest colleges in America. Lycoming College is affiliated with the United Methodist Church but operates as an independent institution.

  • Sawyers, Sawmill Builders, and Lumber Merchants

    Sawyer Sawyer is an occupational term referring to someone who saws wood, particularly using a pit saw either in a saw pit or with the log on trestles above ground or operates a sawmill. One such job is the occupation of someone who cuts lumber to length for the consumer market, a task now often done by end users or at lumber and home improvement stores. The term is still widely used in the l...

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

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

  • 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...

  • University of Notre Dame

    The University of Notre Dame du Lac (or simply Notre Dame /ˌnoʊtərˈdeɪm/ noh-tər-daym) is a Catholic research university located near South Bend, Indiana, in the United States. In French, Notre Dame du Lac means "Our Lady of the Lake" and refers to the university's patron saint, the Virgin Mary. The school was founded by Father Edward Sorin, CSC, wh...

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