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  • Memorial: USSR political terror victims

    ❢IMPORTANT❢ Do not start adding random people to this project. It helps nobody and will quickly turn it into some sort of flame-war regarding who belongs and who doesn't. Please read the goal of the project below. After you understand what the project is about and you want to add relevant people, please make sure that you inform Volodya Mozhenkov , so that profiles are not dupli...

  • 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 ...

  • Jinshi degree through the ages

    The degree originated in 605 CE (Sui Dynasty), and has evolved to be the sole stepping stone into the higher echelon of the civil service by the time of the Ming and the Qing. The Ming and Qing Jinshi are well documented; while the earlier ones are largely incomplete. In many cases, the only definitive year known about a Tang poet is the year he obtained his Jinshi degree. Family genealogies of...

  • 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,...

  • Donald Trump's Cabinet Nominees

    President Elect - Donald Trump President Elect Donald Trump's Cabinet Nominees Includes people whom Trump has picked to be in his presidential administration. Cabinet Vice President - Mike Pence Secretary of State - Secretary of the Treasury - Steven Mnuchin Secretary of Defense - James Mattis Attorney General - Jeff Sessions Secretary of the Interior - Secretary of Agricu...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 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...

  • 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 Wa...

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  • Men of Mark – Contemporary Portraits of Distinguished Men (London, 1876–84)

    Full title: Men of Mark, a gallery of contemporary portraits of men distinguished in the senate, the church, in science, literature and art, the army, navy, law, medicine, etc., photographed from life by Lock and Whitfield, with brief biographical notices by Thompson Cooper, F.S.A. See Portraits First series, 1876 H.R.H. THE PRINCE OF WALES (Frontispiece). The Right Hon. the E...

  • Spanish American War

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

  • Harrison 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

  • 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...

  • Capital punishment in USSR

    This project will include all manner of executions, although primarily they were executed by firing squad. Parent projects Cause of death portal Unnatural death causes Homicide Capital punishment Child projects Sandarmokh См также Memorial: USSR political terror victims

  • Pendleton County, West Virginia, USA

    Official 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 Pendleton County was created by an act of the Virginia General Assembly on December 4, 1787 from parts of Augusta, Hardy and Rockingham counties (Vir...

  • Grant 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

  • Colonial American Doctors

    Please add the profiles of the chirurgeons, physicans, midwives, apothecaries and bonesetters who were our earliest doctors. Collaborators, feel free to update the page and add resource materials. Please note: 40% of the physicians in the early colonies were women. Midwives at this time were considered doctors. 18th Century American Medicine From In 18th Century England, there were th...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • 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, kokonaisuu...

  • Musicians: Pianists

    A pianist is an individual who plays the piano. Most forms of Western music can make use of the piano. Consequently, pianists have a wide variety of repertoire and styles to choose from, including traditionally classical music, jazz, blues and all sorts of popular music, including rock music. Most pianists can, to a certain extent, play other keyboard-related instruments such as the synthesizer...

  • Torah Luminaries / Roshei Yeshivot

    Roshei Yeshivot / Torah Luminaries Great intellects, profound thinkers, and master teachers who examplify the grandeur of the Torah in our century. Their very names inspire awe: Rosh yeshiva ראש ישיבה‎; is the title given to the dean of a Talmudical academy (yeshiva). The rosh yeshiva is required to have a vast and penetrati...

  • Rabbis - רבנים

    Rabbis Geni Rabbis List Rabbis are Judaism's scholars, teachers, and religious leaders. Please add Geni profiles of those employed as rabbis to this occupation project. In addition, you may wish to add them to one of the related history oriented projects -- or start your own sub project. Please also list and add a bolded hyperlink to Geni profiles of rabbis considered especial...

  • 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 ...

  • Jewish Families from Kadaň (Kaaden), Bohemia, Czech Republic

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

  • R-M269 (Y-DNA)

    R-M269 (also known as R1b1a2) is the most dominant subclade of R-M343 (R1b), which is itself the most common Y-DNA haplogroup in Western Europe. This haplogroup is believed to have originated about 9,500 years ago in the region of the Black Sea, and then spread to Europe very soon thereafter. Researchers recently announced that Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun belongs to R-M269, although it is un...

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  • Homosexuals in Dutch resistance - WO II

    Homosexuals in Dutch resistance It’s a little known and not always made ​​known fact, that there were gay men and women who put their lives on the line during the Nazi occupation. The literature lists a number of names, many from artistic circles. Sources: COC.nl Literature: Het begint met NEE zeggen

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Battle of Pearl Harbor

    The attack on Pearl Harbor (called Hawaii Operation or Operation AI by the Japanese Imperial General Headquarters (Operation Z in planning) and the Battle of Pearl Harbor) was a surprise military strike conducted by the Imperial Japanese Navy against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on the morning of December 7, 1941 (December 8 in Japan). From the standpoint of the defende...

  • 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...

  • Jewish Families from Most (Brüx), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all the Jewish families from Most (Brüx) in Bohemia, Czech Republic. The area also included the communities in Lišnice (Lischnitz) and Hořany (Hareth) . 50°32' N, 13°39' E, 48 mi NW of Praha. Alternate names: Most [Cz], Brüx [Ger], Bruex, Mosti. In NW Bohemia, 11 miles SW of Teplice (Teplitz). 1910 Jewish population: 868. J...

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

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

  • State of Ohio with Counties Project

    This Project is for those who were born, lived, and died in the State of Ohio.

  • State of Pennsylvania with Counties Project

    This project is for those from Pennsylvania and /or their respective Counties. Please go to following link for more information.

  • Jewish Families of Wolsztyn

    Wollstein Wolsztyn Poland Wolsztyn is situated about 70 kilometers to the south-west of Poznań (Posen). Very little is known about the history of the local Jewish community, since the fires, which repeatedly ravaged the town, destroyed most of the town’s documents. It is, however, assumed that the beginning of the Jewish settlement in Wolsztyn dates to the 17th century. The Jewi...

  • American Civil War

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

  • Lesser Figures in the American Civil War

    A project for the lesser known figures (e.g., common soldiers, spies, people who helped free slaves, etc.) in the American Civil War. This can also include famous people who are not known 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 ...

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

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

  • Auschwitz Concentration Camp - מחנה ההשמדה אושוויץ

    Auschwitz concentration camp (German: Konzentrationslager Auschwitz) was a network of concentration and extermination camps built and operated by the Third Reich in Polish areas annexed by Nazi Germany during World War II. It was the largest of the German concentration camps, consisting of-: Auschwitz I (the Stammlager or base camp); Auschwitz II–Birkenau (the Vernichtungslager o...

  • Theresienstadt Ghetto - גטו טרזיינשטאט-טרזין

    This project aims to collect all of the profiles of persons who were inmates of the concentration camp Theresienstadt also referred to as Theresienstadt Ghetto located in what is now the Czech Republic. Overcrowding and disease During WWII, the ghetto Terezín (Theresienstadt) was one of the major sites of suffering and death for the Jews of the Bohemian Lands and several European cou...

  • Purple Heart

    Purple Heart is a United States military decoration awarded in the name of the President to those wounded or killed, while serving, on or after April 5, 1917, with the U.S. military. With its forerunner, the Badge of Military Merit, which took the form of a heart made of purple cloth, the Purple Heart is the oldest military award still given to U.S. military members; the only earlier award bein...

  • World War II - Casualties

    Casualties of World War Two See also - World War II Main page This is a universal project. Please link Geni profiles of Military Casualties to the project. Because many WW2 deaths went unrecorded estimates for the total number of casualties in the war vary. Some estimates suggest that 75 million people died in the war, including about 20 million military personnel and 40 million civilians...

  • United States Navy Reserve

    United States Navy Reserve (USNR), known as the United States Naval Reserve from 1915 to 2005, is the Reserve Component (RC) of the United States Navy. Members of the Navy Reserve, called Reservists, are enrolled in the Selected Reserve (SELRES), the Individual Ready Reserve (IRR), the Full Time Support (FTS), or the Retired Reserve program.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Lunenburg County, Virginia, USA

    Official Web Site =This project is a table of contents for all projects relating to this County of 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

  • State of Tennessee and Counties Project

    This project is for those from Tennessee and/or their respective Counties. Please go to following link for more information.

  • State of North Carolina with Counties Project.

    This project is for those who were born,lived, and died I the State of North Carolina.

  • State of Virginia with Counties Project

    Unitied States Area Communities Offical State Website Wikipedia This project is an umbrella project for all of the local jurisdictions within the Commonwealth of Virginia. The Commonwealth of Virginia was initially composed of only four shires. Each shire, and later each county was composed of one or more parishes because the Commonwealth was originally officially Anglican and tithes we...

  • Church of the Brethren members

    The Church of the Brethren is a Christian denomination with origins in the Schwarzenau Brethren (German: Schwarzenauer Neutäufer 'Schwarzenau New Baptists') that was organized in 1708 by Alexander Mack in Schwarzenau, Germany. The Brethren movement began as a melding of Radical Pietist and Anabaptist ideas during the Protestant Reformation. The first of its churches in the United States ...

  • Cancer NOS

    This project is for people who died from Cancer not otherwise specified. jump back to Cancer death by natural causes Cause of death portal this project is in HistoryLink  

  • J1c5a1 (Mitochondrial DNA)

    Introduction to Mitochondrial DNA Are you new to the use of mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) in genetic genealogy? Need an introduction? Here are some links that can help: Mitochondrial DNA tests , at the ISOGG WIki Understanding mitochondrial DNA testing , by Steve Handy DNA testing for genealogy: Mitochondrial DNA , by CeCe Moore Intro to mitochondrial DNA for genealogy, Video presentati...

  • Varsinais-Suomi ja Satakunta

    Varsinais- Suomen ja Satakunnan monilla suvuilla on yhteyksiä keskenään. Varsinais-Suomi Varsinais-Suomi (ruotsiksi Egentliga Finland) on Suomen maakunta, joka sijaitsee Saaristomeren rannikolla ja saarissa. Maakunta koostuu Loimaan, Salon, Turun, Vakka-Suomen ja Turunmaan seutukunnista. Naapurimaakunnat ovat Ahvenanmaa lounaassa, Kanta-Häme ja Pirkanmaa koillisessa,...

  • Families & farms on Brändö / Åland Islands

    This list is about the old farms of Brändö all that came back to Bråndö 1723 Location on the map Brändö in Wiki Asterholma Asterholma nr1, Pellas Jakob Jakobsson (1683-1764) Asterholma nr2, Tomases Göran Mattson (1660-1740) Tomas Tomasson (1725-1802) Baggholma Baggholma nr1, Södergård Per G�...

  • Musicians, Composers and Orchestra Leaders

    A musician (or instrumentalist) is a person who is talented in making music or performing music creatively, or one who composes, conducts, or performs music, particularly instrumental music. Musicians can specialize in any musical style, and some musicians play in a variety of different styles. Examples of a musician's possible skills include performing, conducting, singing, composing, arrang...

  • Jewish families from Žatec (Saaz), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Žatec (Saaz) in Bohemia, Czech Republic. Žatec (Czech pronunciation: [ˈʒatɛts]; German: Saaz) is a historic town in Louny District, Ústí nad Labem Region, in the Czech Republic. It is famous for an over-700-year-long tradition of growing Saaz noble hops used by several br...

  • Cameron

    Family Name: Cameron.

  • Jewish families from Mašťov (Maschau), Bohemia, Czech Republic

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

  • Jewish families from Bílence (Bielenz), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the village of Bílence (Bielenz) in Bohemia, Czech Republic. About: Bílence is a village and municipality (obec) in Chomutov District in the Ústí nad Labem Region of the Czech Republic.

  • Kainuu

    Geni project for Kainuu area families.

  • Jewish Families from Liberec (Reichenberg), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to list representatives of all of the Jewish families from the Bohemian town of Liberec (Reichenberg) in the Czech Republic. Liberec Kehila LIBEREC is the capital of northern Bohemia. It is situated 90 km northwest of Prague. The first Jews were probably already living here in the 15th century. In 1582 another 60 Jewish families came to the city; families that were runnin...

  • Vilna Ghetto גטו וילנה

    Vilna Ghetto Out of 70,000 Jews living in Vilna (Vilnius), only 7,000 would survive the war; the Jewish culture in Vilnius, one of the greatest in Europe, ceased to exist. Jews constituted 30% of the total population of Vilnius before the Holocaust. Over 96% percent of the Jews living in Vilna were murdered during the Nazi occupation. No other Jewish community in Nazi-occupied Eur...

  • Izbica Ghetto

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

  • Hammerfest - Norway

    (The text is written in Norwegian) Hammerfest Hammerfest er en liten by som ligger i Finnmark i Norge. Prosjektet er laget som et hjelpemiddel i forbindelse med slektsgransking. Melkøya Melkøya er en liten øy like ved Hammerfest som har vært bebodd. Det er funnet en del gamle graver på øya. Disse er omtalt i rapport fra Tromsø museum. A...

  • 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...

  • Jewish Community of Mainz, Germany

    The Magic Land of Magenza, Jewish Life and Times in Medieval and Modern Mainz The Neue Mainzer Synagoge Mainz - Mayence, (”Magenza“ – the Hebrew name for Mainz) attracted many Jews in the relatively safe and enlightened Carolingian period as trade flourished. As early as the 10th Century, Jewish texts already looked back on many generations of settlement in Mainz. T...

  • Lysikhin surnames in Sergach town of Nizhny Novgorod province, Russian Empire

    Проект создан для объединения Древ Лысихиных из НижегорC...

  • Infant Deaths

    RESEARCH PROJECT: Collecting all the "infant death" syndrome (mysterious infant deaths) and weeding out infant births between natural (lack of medicine) deaths versus genetic issues due to strange family connections. There are some families who lose children at an early infant age. Some families seem to not have one gender, but the other (i.e. all daughters and no sons or all sons and no da...

  • 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...

  • Riga Ghetto גטו ריגה

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

  • 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

  • Lodz Ghetto גטו לודז

    The Łódź Ghetto (German: Ghetto Litzmannstadt ) was the second-largest ghetto (after the Warsaw Ghetto) established for Jews and Roma in German-occupied Poland. Situated in the town of Łódź and originally intended as a temporary gathering point for Jews, the ghetto was transformed into a major industrial centre, providing much needed supplies for Nazi...

  • Families of Ancient Wethersfield

    In 1633 John Oldham from Watertown in the Massachusetts Bay Colony explored the Connecticut River. The following year he and some companions built temporary housing and passed the winter at Wethersfield. With the arrival of warmer weather other settlers, many also from Watertown, arrived from Massachusetts Bay. Wethersfield has its niche in history, being " Ye Most Auncient Towne " in Conne...

  • Curator Profile Exchange: Master Project

    Fellow curators, please use this project to deposit any 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. Curators, please add your interest areas! Please, let me know if you wan...

  • 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...

  • PPC - Palestine Pioneers Corps - החפרים הארצישראליים במלחה"ע ה-2

    הפרויקט בשלבי הקמה שמות לחיפוש קרקוב אייזנברג, דב ברל 1921, פו...

  • Muskingum University

    Muskingum University is a private university located in New Concord, Ohio, United States. It is located approximately sixty miles east of the state capital of Columbus. Founded in 1837, Muskingum University is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (USA). Collectively, the university's alumni are referred to as the "Long Magenta Line" and students (both past and present) are known simply a...

  • Ohio State University, (O.S.U.) - alumni & faculty

    'The Ohio State University, commonly referred to as Ohio State or OSU, is a public research university in Columbus, Ohio. Founded in 1870, as a land-grant university and ninth university in Ohio with the Morrill Act of 1862, the university was originally know as the Ohio Agriculture and Mechanical College. The college began with a focus on training students in various agricultural and mec...

  • 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...

  • Jewish families from Velhartice (Welhartitz), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Velhartice (Welhartitz) in Bohemia, Czech Republic. About Velhartice is a village dating from the 13th century, dominated by a Gothic castle built 1290-1310. A Late Renaissance palace wing with arcades was added. A unique fortification system with a sizeable connecting stone bridge is part of the castle. In the reign ...

  • Namesakes

    Namesakes Places, organizations and things named after people. Who is your city or town, village or tribe named after? Or how about the company you work for, or the consumer product that you just bought at the store get its name? Have you ever wondered where a scientific discovery got its name? We often name our cities, towns, rivers, mountain rangers, airports, and universities after a pro...

  • United Nations Korea Medal

    The United Nations Service Medal for Korea ( UNKM ) is an international military decoration which was established by the United Nations on December 12, 1950. The decoration was the first international award ever created by the United Nations and recognized the multi-national defense forces which participated in the Korean War.==Criteria==The United Nations Service Medal is awarded to any milita...

  • 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...

  • Jewish Families from Klatovy, Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Klatovy in Bohemia, Czech Republic. KLATOVY (Ger. Klattau), town in S.W. Bohemia, Czech Republic. One Jewess is mentioned in Klatovy in the early 14th century; although no further documentary evidence exists, it is assumed that there was a community there until the 16th century. In the 18th century the seat of the Klato...

  • Buchenwald

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

  • Cancer

    Cancer Please only add Geni profiles for those who died of cancer to this "umbrella" project if the more specific form of cancer is not known . If it "is" known but not currently a Geni project - start one. In 2015, there will be an estimated 1,658,370 new cancer cases diagnosed and 589,430 cancer deaths in the US.  related projects Bone Cancer Brain Cancer (or tumor) Breas...

  • Israeli all Knesset members חברי כל כנסות ישראל

    The Knesset (Hebrew: ‎הכנסת‎ ; lit. the gathering or assembly; Arabic: الكنيست‎) is the unicameral legislature of Israel, located in Givat Ram, Jerusalem. Role in Israeli Government The legislative branch of the Israeli government, the Knesset enacts laws, elects the president and prime ...

  • Karjalankannas

    Karjalankannas (ven. Карельский перешеек, Karelski perešejek, ruots. Karelska näset) sijaitsee Suomenlahden perukoilla ja Laatokan eteläpuolella ja alue yhdistää maantieteellisesti Venäjän Suomeen. Karjalankannas kuului ...

  • Karjala / Karelen / Karelia

    Karjala (Finnish) / Karelen (Swedish) / Karelia (English) Karelia can generally be defined as the region of land between the Baltic Sea and White Sea settled by the Karelian ethnic group approximately 8,000 years ago. The region has been culturally divided since the 13th century into two halves, Western Karelia (also known as Swedish Karelia or Finnish Karelia) and Eastern Karelia (also known...

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