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  • American Academy of Arts and Sciences

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

  • Librarians

    This is an international project. Feel free to add translated "overview" pages & project titles. Project collaborators, please go ahead editing or adding to the project overview. Please add Geni profiles of book keepers, archivists, professional librarians, etc to this project (profiles must be set to public). From A Brief History of Librarians The Earliest Libraries Libraries in the We...

  • 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...

  • Rail Transportation in the United States

    transportation in the United States today consists primarily of freight shipments. Passenger service, once a large and vital part of the nation's passenger transportation network, now plays a limited role as compared to transportation patterns in many other countries.The U.S. rail industry has experienced repeated convulsions due to changing economic needs and the rise of automobile, bus, and a...

  • Vigintuplicates

    People who've been added 20 to 29 times as duplicates to genealogy web sites, a fact which can be proven.

  • Kainuu

    Geni project for Kainuu area families.

  • Eesti vaimulikud

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

  • 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...

  • "Eesti Üliõpilasselts"

    EESTI ÜLIÕPILASTE SELTS Eesti Üliõpilaste Seltsi nimetus inglise keeles on Estonian Students' Society , saksa keeles Verein Studierender Esten ja ladina keeles Societas Studiosorum Estonorum. Eesti üliõpilasorganisatsioonide loend Eesti Üliõpilasselts koduleht Eesti Üliõpilasselts liikmeskond

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • Sourced and Archived research profiles

    The aim of this project is to add profiles that have death notices, estates and archival sources and other genealogical sources All researchers spending hours, years and days in Archives have a lot of Research material that they can’t fit into their trees. The Main Aim of this project is To place the names of the countries with the name of the deceased in this project. If a...

  • Eesti näitlejad

    Siia projekti soovime Genist kokku koguda tuntumaid Eesti näitlejaid läbi kõigi ajajärkude. Samuti sobivad siia kõik muud teatritega seostuvad isikud: lavastajad, teatrite juhid, teatriteadlased, teatrikriitikud jne. Hakatuseks wikipediast Eesti näitlejate kategooria Viide Wikipediasse Eesti näitlejate loend (need kelle kohta on lugu Wiki...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Jewish Families from Kalisz, Poland

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Kalisz, Poland. JewishGen Kalisz Page

  • 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...

  • 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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  • Jewish Soldiers in World War I (1914-1918)

    At the outbreak of the war, the Jews, eager to demonstrate their loyalty to their respective countries, rallied to the war effort. Initially the Jews in Russia were no exception, but when the policy of deportation was implemented, many Jews began to pray for the victory of the Central Powers. Nevertheless, about half a million Jews donned Russian uniforms. On the opposite side, almost 100,000...

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

    Bloemfontein Location:Orange River Colony Date open:01/03/1901 Date closed:03/01/1903 Rations:15/2/1901: For native refugees: Natives over 12 years of age: Daily: 1½ lbs either mealies, K/corn, unsifted meal or mealie meal; ¼ oz salt; Weekly: 1 lb fresh or tinned meat; ½ coffee; 2 oz sugar - all but the corn to cost 4½d per ration. Notes:6/12/1902: Camp t...

  • 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...

  • People who died from a Heart Attack

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

  • Familie/Family Marais

    This project has been set up to service the Marais tree on Geni. We will post links to useful web pages here, but probably the most important purpose is to have somewhere where descendants can post queries and ask for help. Please do not add all your Marais profiles to this project - only those that there are queries about. We will add an outline of immediate descendants at the bottom of the ...

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  • 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...

  • Curator Profile Exchange: Colonial Americans

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

  • 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...

  • Piipponen Projekti

    Vanhimmat tiedot Piipposista löytyy jo 1300 luvulta. Vanhin tieto on peräisin Piispan mustastakirjasta vuodelta 1415. Pikko Mäkeläinen kertoo tutkimuksissaan Halikossa vaikuttaneen Benedictus Piipponen, tuolloin kirjoitusasussaan: Pipa. Benedictus Pipa oli mahdollisesti vouti. Kaarinassa on on toiminut latamiehenä v. 1461 Jap Peppo (Piipponen). Halikossa on as...

  • Apothekers in de familie

    Apothekers & Drogisten in de familie APOTHEKERS ▶ bijvoorbeeld in DELFT Dirck Outgaertszn. CLUYT OF: Theodorus CLUTIUS - 1546-1598 - 1584:Hof-apotheker Willem van ORANJE - 1593:Hortulanus Hortus Botanicus Leiden -- gehuwd in Haarlem met Josina van TEYLINGEN, dochter in bastaardlijn adellijke familie van TEYLINGEN, dochter van handelaar - woonde A'dam. Afschrift huweiijk in Prov.A...

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  • Middle-Namers

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

  • 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...

  • Grand Army of the Republic

    The "Grand Army of the Republic" (G.A.R.) was a fraternal organization composed of veterans of the Union Army (United States Army), Union Navy (U.S. Navy), Marines and the U.S. Revenue Cutter Service who served in the American Civil War for the Northern/Federal forces. Founded in 1866 in Decatur, Illinois, and growing to include hundreds of posts (local community units) across the nation, (pred...

  • Freemasons in Canada

    Freemasons, or simply "Masons," have been present in Canada since at least 1634 and today can be found throughout the nation in civic and community roles. A detailed timeline of Freemasonry in Canada can be found via the Grand Lodge of British Columbia and Yukon's website . Although the most famous Freemasons have been presidents, CEOs, and other public figures, the vast majority of Freemason...

  • 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 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,...

  • Obitelj Štambuk / Štambuk family

    About the Štambuk family From the German word Stammbuch ("family/friends/nobility register") via Italian Stambucco/Stambuco . The original surname was Steinpryd (aka Standelberger ), which the Venetians who dominated Brač replaced with the nickname Stambuco (probably due to their difficulty in pronouncing Standelberger ), hence Standel--Perger detto Stambucco , which is the atte...

  • 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...

  • Portal Brasil

    Bem-vindo ao Portal Brasil do Geni. Este projeto é para todos os que estão interessados ​​na genealogia do Brasil e tudo o relacionado com nosso País. Daqui pode-se alcançar facilmente a diferentes projetos relacionados com o Brasil, participar nas discussões e compartilhar informações. Apoio da comunidade Curadores Há ...

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  • Imigrantes Portugueses do Concelho de Faro ao Brasil / Portuguese immigrants of Concelho of Faro to Brazil

    Este é um subprojeto relacionado ao Projeto Maior Brasil: Imigrantes Portugueses ao Brasil / Portuguese immigrants to Brazil Aqui estão relacionados os imigrante portugueses que vieram ao Brasil do Concelho de FARO . Antonio da França Galvão (Faro, Portugal, 29 de julho de 1706 - Brasil, c. 1770) pai de Frei Galvão, Santo Gonçalo Simões C...

  • Jewish Families from Loštice (Loschitz), Moravia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to list representatives of all of the Jewish families from the Moravian town of Loštice (Loschitz) in the Czech Republic. History of Jews in Lostice LOSTICE HISTORY OF JEWISH COMMUNITY SYNAGOGUE Lostice around 1930 9th cent. The presence of Jewish merchants in the Greater Moravia is documented by the Raffelstetten Customs and Shipping Regulations written in the...

  • Kuusalu kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Kuusalu kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Kultuurimälestise Riikliku Registri registrikanne vt. registrist ka kaasnevaid fotosid. Asukoht kaardil Otsing Find A Grave andmebaasis NB! Andmebaas uuene...

  • Audru kalmistu

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

  • Deutsche Mathematiker \\ German mathematicians

    Deutsche Mathematiker \\ German mathematicians × Deutsche Mathematiker Vereinigung ~ DMV Quelle: Sehe auch: Deutsche Wissenschaftler-projekt ∕ + ∞ Ehren-mitglieder Deutsche Mathematiker Vereinigung 1924 : Felix Christian KLEIN ‧ 1849-1925 ‧ ⌘ 1927 : Alexander Wilhelm von BRILL ‧ 1842-1935 ‧ ⌘ 1942 : David...

  • Basic Techniques - User Tutorial

    Basic Techniques ... ... explained. This symbol in Merge tutorial projects links to this project. The purpose of this project is to explain how to access the various basic menus and tools mentioned in the following suite of projects -

  • 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...

  • 18th Century British Politicians

    18th Century British Politicians Picture Right: Henry Drummond who in 1774 entered parliament, representing Wendover, Buckinghamshire. He was a supporter of Lord North, and in 1780, at North’s suggestion, he was elected an MP for Midhurst in Sussex. He held that seat until 1790. It would be most helpful if when adding a profile you could please add it also to the alphabetical list be...

  • Imigrantes Portugueses do Concelho de Murça ao Brasil / Portuguese Immigrants of Concelho of Murça to Brazil Project

    Este é um subprojeto relacionado ao Projeto Maior Brasil: Imigrantes Portugueses ao Brasil / Portuguese immigrants to Brazil Aqui estão relacionados os imigrantes portugueses que vieram ao Brasil do Concelho de MURÇA 1. Manuel da Silva Varges (Palheiros, Murça, Vila Real, Portugal - Rio Grande, Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil) casado com Paschoa Maria da Ressurrei�...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Righteous Among The Nations of "The Netherlands" Group rest

    ⌘ is the link related to the Rescue Story in Yad Vashem of the familys Righteous Family Rescued Persons E Ebbens, Berend & Trientje Ebbers, Arend & Harmina Veldhuis Eck van, Hubert J. & Tine Brolsma Eck van, Johannes Abraham & Bertha Knoppers Eckart, Geertruida; son Karel & Elisabeth Ede van, Jan & Everdina M. Hendriks Eeghen van Henri & Marguerite Eekeres van Wille...

  • St. Louis Cardinals (NFL)

    The professional American football team now known as the Arizona Cardinals previously played in St. Louis, Missouri from 1960 to 1987. This article chronicles the team's history during their time as the St. Louis Cardinals .Chicago Cardinals owner Violet Bidwill had married St. Louis businessman Walter Wolfner in 1949, two years after inheriting the team from her late first husband, Charles Bid...

  • Santa Monica College

    Santa Monica College was first opened in 1929 as Santa Monica Junior College. Current enrollment is over 30,000 students in more than 90 fields of study.Santa Monica College is ranked number one among California's junior colleges in transfers to the University of California, University of Southern California, and Loyola Marymount University.The Santa Monica College Arts Mentor Program provides ...

  • American Football League (AFL)

    The American Football League ( AFL ) was a major professional American football league that operated from 1960 until 1969, when it merged with the National Football League (NFL). The upstart AFL operated in direct competition with the more established NFL throughout its existence. The AFL was created by a number of owners who had been refused NFL expansion franchises or had minor shares of NF...

  • Oakland Raiders (AFL)

    The purpose of this project is to collect all of the Geni profiles of those who were involved with the American Football League's Oakland Raiders.

  • Barnmorskor i Sverige

    En viktig funktion i alla samhällen är för människors fortbestånd de som hjälper till när en ny människa föds. För människan är födandet en komplicerad handling där den födande kvinnan i normalfallet behöver hjälp av andra. Traditionellt har kvinnor alltid varit andra kvinnor b...

  • University of Southern California

    The University of Southern California (USC[a]) is a private, not-for-profit, nonsectarian, research university founded in 1880 with its main campus in the city area of Los Angeles, California. As California's oldest private research university, USC has historically educated a large number of the region's business leaders and professionals. In recent decades, the university has also leveraged ...

  • Jewish Families from Budapest, Hungary - משפחות יהודי בודפשט, הונגריה

    During the nineteenth century, the Central European legislation that restricted Jewish settlement, land ownership and education was relaxed and this gave greater freedom for more Jewish families to relocate to major cities and trade. Many were attracted to Budapest where they joined an existing Jewish community, established successful businesses, and thereby made significant contributions to th...

  • Rio 2016 Paralympic Games - Team GB

    Rio 2016 Paralympic Games - Team GBGreat Britain is scheduled to compete at the 2016 Summer Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 7 September to 18 September 2016. The first places the team qualified were for six athletes in sailing events.==Gold===># ==Silver===># ==Bronze===># Below is the list of those who have been officially selected by the British Paralympic Association==Archery* Mi...

  • Oregon State University

    Oregon State University (OSU) is a coeducational, public research university in the northwest United States, located in Corvallis, Oregon. The university offers more than 200 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degree programs and has the largest total enrollment in Oregon. More than 230,000 people have graduated from OSU since its founding. The Carnegie Foundation classifies Oregon State Un...

  • BC Lions (CFL)

    The BC Lions are a professional Canadian football team competing in the West Division of the Canadian Football League (CFL). Based in Vancouver, British Columbia, the Lions play their home games at BC Place in Downtown Vancouver.The Lions played their first season in 1954, and have played every season since. As such, they are the oldest professional sports franchise in the city of Vancouver and...

  • Canadian Football League (CFL)

    The Canadian Football League ( CFL , Frwnch: Ligue canadienne de football , LCF ) is a professional sports league in Canada. The CFL is the highest level of competition in Canadian football, a form of gridiron football closely related to American football. Its nine current teams, which are located in nine separate cities, are divided into two divisions: the East Division, with four teams, and t...

  • National Football League (NFL)

    The National Football League ( NFL ) is a professional American football league consisting of 32 teams, divided equally between the National Football Conference (NFC) and the American Football Conference (AFC). The NFL is one of the four major professional sports leagues in North America, and the highest professional level of American football in the world. The NFL's 17-week regular season runs...

  • Los Angeles Raiders (NFL)

    The professional American football team Oakland Raiders played in Los Angeles from 1982 to 1994 before relocating back to Oakland. This article chronicles the team's history during their time as the Los Angeles Raiders during that period.For more information on the Los Angeles Raiders , please see the Wikipedia Article, History of the Los Angeles Raiders .

  • National Hockey League (NHL)

    The National Hockey League ( NHL ; French: Ligue nationale de hockey — LNH ) is a professional ice hockey league composed of 30 member clubs: 23 in the United States and 7 in Canada. Headquartered in New York City, the NHL is considered to be the premier professional ice hockey league in the world, and one of the major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada. The Stan...

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  • Edmonton Oilers (NHL)

    The Edmonton Oilers are a professional ice hockey team based in Edmonton, Alberta. They are members of the Pacific Division of the Western Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL).The Oilers were founded on November 1, 1971, with the team playing its first season in 1972, as one of twelve founding franchises of the major professional World Hockey Association (WHA). They were originally in...

  • 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...

  • Drancy Internment Camp

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

  • Le Droit Humain ‧ Ordre Maçonnique Mixte International

    Le Droit Humain International ‧ Ordre Maçonnique Mixte ‧ since 1893 FR: L'Ordre Maçonnique Mixte et International 'Le Droit Humain' regroupe ca. 28.000 membres ‧ dans plus de 50 pays dans le monde ‧ sur les 5 continents ‧ Beginselverklaring ‧ 2002 L'Ordre Maçonnique Mixte International 'Le Droit Humain' affirme l'é...

  • Polish Jewish Families

    This is an umbrella project for Jewish Family Surname Projects for Jewish Families that lived in Poland or areas historically connected to Poland to include the Russian Pale, Congress Poland, Prussia and Galicia. Note that some of these projects are shells with little or no information or profiles. Alexander Rabbinical Dynasty Baran/Baron Family of Bielsk and Environs Bauman-Tugendhaf...

  • Suicide in response to Nazi oppression

    Rather than face deportation and murder, a number of victims of Nazi oppression committed suicide. For example, in the wake of Germany's annexation of Austria, hundreds of Jews took their own lives. Today this final act of desperation is seen as an act of resistance, of an attempt at some sort of self-determination by the victims of Nazi oppression. This project seeks to collect the profiles of...

  • 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...

  • The Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

    The Rio 2016 Paralympic Games=The 2016 Summer Paralympics (Brazilian Portuguese: Jogos Paralímpicos de Verão de 2016), the fifteenth Summer Paralympic Games, are an upcoming major international multi-sport event for athletes with disabilities governed by the International Paralympic Committee, to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 7 September to 18 September 2016, making them...

  • Eesti vabadusvõitlejad

    Nagu veepiisas peitub meri, nii on ka inimeses rahvas. Rahvast, kes kannab ajaloo tarkust, ei saa lõpuni petta. Ühel varem, teisel hiljem toimub ärkamine. Kurja ja hävingut kehastavad jõud tuntakse ära ja siis teevad selle maa mehepojad seda, mis nad tegema peavad. Võitlevad! Kui keegi püüab tõestada, et eesti meeste v�...

  • Colonial American Ministers

    This project commemorates colonial clergy for their roles as founders and leaders of the first American communities. The first clergy in America led bands of followers across the Atlantic and acted as leaders in every area of life — as educators, judges and heads of government — during America’s formative years. Bring your "Reverend" ancestors on over! To be eligible, par...

  • Jewish Families of Brandýs nad Labem (Brandeis), Czech Republic

    This project seeks to list representatives of all of the Jewish families from the Bohemian town of Brandýs nad Labem (Brandeis an der Elbe) in the Czech Republic. The first Jewish settlement in the beginning of the 16th century was located in the suburb of Hrádek. After the general expulsion from Bohemia in 1559, the Jews from Brandys went to Poznan. However, the Brandys municip...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Doctors - Medical Practitioners

    Do you have medical practitioners in your family? Add profiles and trace the profession This project is to trace the medical profession in families. With the use of " History Link " and, profiles added here, you will be able to find, at a glance, how many in your family chose this career of healing. History Link History link is a project and application that allows you to see at a glanc...

  • Treblinka Extermination Camp - מחנה ההשמדה טרבלינקה

    Treblinka Extermination Camp - KZ Treblinka Konzentrationslager (Concentration Camp) Treblinka (Polish pronunciation: [trɛˈbʎinka]) was a Nazi extermination camp in occupied Poland during World War II near the village of Treblinka in the modern-day Masovian Voivodeship of Poland. The camp, which was constructed as part of Operation Reinhard, operated between July 23, 19...

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  • 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

  • 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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  • 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...

  • Zamość Ghetto

    In 1941, prior to the invasion of the Soviet Union, the Bauleitung der Luftwaffe began to build airfields at Mokre and Labunie, near Zamosc. Jewish work camps were also established in these villages. A group of Jews from the ghetto worked in these camps, which survived the liquidation of the ghetto itself. The number of Jewish workers there was enlarged in 1942. Several dozens of the Czech Jews...

  • Kommunismi mustad kuriteod (Eestis)

    Siia võiksid kuuluda need, kes on olnud represseeritud vene võimude poolt, aga ka need, kes on represseeritutega (vangi langenud, küüditatud vm vene võimu poolt ahistatud) lähedased, sugulased, hõimlased, naabrid, tuttavad, sõbrad jt represseeritute ja küüditatutega seotud inimesed. Paragrahv 58 ehk § 58 oli 1926. ...

  • Familerne Rüge & Hannemann, Jakobshagen, Pommern

    Adressbuch Stargard Pommern 1897: Rüge Aug., Arb., Friedrichstr.17 ( ) Maria CHRISTINA Ruege Nov 10 1811 Konstantinopel, Saatzig, Pommern, Preußen, Deutschland ( ) Friedrich WILHELM Rüge Birth: 1809 slagter ( ) August LUDWIG Rüge Birth: Feb 5 1837 Konstantinopel, Saatzig, Pommern, Preußen, ( ) Gustav Ferdinand Ruge Birth: Dec 5 1854 - se hustru, Jak...

  • Bud prestegjeld på geni.com

    Slik legger du som prosjektdeltaker til Geni-profiler til Bud-prosjektet. Åpne profilen du vil lenke til i et eget vindu. Klikk "Rediger" på prosjektsiden. Finn stedet der du ønsker å sette inn lenken. Skriv f.eks navnet på vedkommende bak gården. Marker navnet med musen og klikk på globusen Kopier lenken fra profilsiden til vedkommen...

  • 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...

  • Saarde kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Saarde kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Kultuurimälestise Riikliku Registri registrikanne vt. registrist ka kaasnevaid fotosid. Pilte Saarde kalmistult Agnes Valgiste Maetu otsing Haudi andmebaasi...

  • South African Progenitors - Stamvaders

    South African Progenitors - Stamvaders This is the 'umbrella' Progenitor Project that every South African male Progenitor (Stamvaders) [abbreviation SV/PROG] should be added to first. See list of countries in alphabetical order below for projects for particular countries or people! See South African Progenitors - Matriarchs/Stammoeders for female Progenitors (Stammoeders) ... and defi...

  • Gurs Internment Camp

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

  • Homicide by gunshot

    From America's Top Killing Machine For the better part of a century, the machine most likely to kill an American has been the automobile. Car crashes killed 33,561 people in 2012, the most recent year for which data is available, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Firearms killed 32,251 people in the United States in 2011, the most recent year for which the Cen...

  • Tallinna Metsakalmistu

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

  • SA French Huguenot Settlers

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

  • South African Places connected to People

    South African PLACES & PEOPLE Connecting the people to the places CAPE TOWN: Sir Charles Adderley , a British parliamentarian, who, in 1850, led the successful opposition against a British plan to turn the Cape into a convict settlement. Adderley St is named after him. Nelson Mandela , incarcerated on Robben Island , used in 1658 by Jan van Riebeeck as a convict banishment area, it ha...

  • Projects - June Barnes

    Index to Projects - June Barnes Personal Project - please do not request to collaborate or join the project The following are projects which I have either set up ( Bold links), closely collaborate on or use frequently. The list is for my personal use to keep track of those I have set up and which still need doing. It makes it easier for me to maintain and service them - I can easily locate ...

  • 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...

  • Eesti kirik

    Siia on plaan koguda Eestiga seotud kirikutegelased ja vaimulikud alllikaid

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