Genealogy Projects tagged with Africa on the Geni Family Tree

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  • DNA Mapping of the Slave Routes to Southern Africa

    This is a project I [Sharon] have been publicly talking about doing for a long long time. It's one of those niche areas of human research that you know someone is going to do a very significant inter-disciplinary PhD on - sometime in the near future. But, until then - it exists as a huge aporia that we need to fill in order to be able to work with the data we're garnering on Geni, in a way that...

  • Influential Africans

    This is a Master Project with sub-projects for the different types of leaders. KHUFU (CHEOPS) - PHAROAH OF EGYPT Renowned as builder of the world’s greatest wonder - the Great Pyramid in 2560 BC. SHEBA - QUEEN OF ETHIOPIA Renowned for her visit to King Solomon in 1000 BC, and wealthy dynasty founded in Ethiopia. CLEOPATRA VII - QUEEN OF EGYPT Renowned for her relationship t...

  • Portail français

    Bienvenue sur le portail français de Geni ! For an introduction in English, please go to the International French Portal . Objectif L’objectif du portail se résume en quatre points… Faciliter la coopération entre francophones dans la recherche généalogique L’amorce de nouveaux projets communs qui concernent la communaut...

  • African Missionaries

    African Missionaries South Africa, Rhodesia and Nyasaland (Zambia, Zimbabwe, Malawi) and beyond. Missionaries were amongst the first people to explore the interior of Africa. This project is a place to assemble them and to explore their family history. Please link the profiles of people who were missionaries in Africa to this project. Their names can also me added to the lists under denomin...

  • Africa Portal

    This Portal or Master Project is to link all the projects related to Africa and the African Continent. Africa An African Diaspora sub-project will be added. This is a work in progress. Much help is needed! What can you do here? Ask questions. Collaborate on your research. Share knowledge you have gained as you've done your own research in a specific area. Problem finding an ance...

  • Sullivan's Island, SC: Port of Entry for Enslaved Africans

    This project is about Sullivan's Island as the African-American Ellis Island Summary South Carolina's Lowcountry holds a major place of importance in African-American history for many reasons, but perhaps most importantly as a port of entry for people of African descent. According to several historians, anywhere from 40 to 60 percent of the Africans who were brought to America during the ...

  • Uganda

    UgandaFrom Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaCoordinates: 1°N 32°ERepublic of UgandaJamhuri ya Uganda Flag Coat of armsMotto: "For God and My Country"Anthem: "Oh Uganda, Land of Beauty"MENU0:00Location of Uganda (dark blue)– in Africa (light blue & dark grey)– in the African Union (light blue)Location of Uganda (dark blue)– in Africa (light blue & dark grey)...

  • Afrocuban Women Filmmakers

    This project is for female film directors and producers who were born in Cuba of African heritage.See Nuestra Cuba project==notables==* Sara Gomez* Gloria Rolando==links and resources==

  • African Kings

    African Queens Those who have no record of what their forebears have accomplished lose the inspiration which comes from the teaching of biography and history.These are the words of Dr. Carter Godwin Woodson, distinguished Black author, editor, publisher, and historian (December 1875 - April 1950). Carter G. Woodson believed that Blacks should know their past in order to participate intelligen...

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  • International Projects Index

    International Projects International Help Portal Civil Registry and Church Records around the World Wonders of the World Ode to Joy - Anthem / European Union , Listen to 10 Top Anthems Please feel free to list your Project under (1) Country of Origin, or (2) Global Area of Interest. If a link doesn't work, just go to Projects Page and paste the project name in the search b...

  • L3b1a ( mtDNA)

    If u did your test please add your results to www.gedmatch.com

  • American Colonization Society

    American Colonization Society The American Colonization Society (ACS) (in full, The Society for the Colonization of Free People of Color of America), founded in 1816, was the primary vehicle to support the return of free African Americans to what was considered greater freedom in Africa. It helped to found the colony of Liberia in 1821–22 as a place for freedmen. Among its founders wer...

  • International Planters and Pen Keepers

    Colonials who owned land and slaves in countries, not their homeland and traveled frequently. My concentration is in Jamaica and USA. The likely hood that an American Plantation owner had other Plantations and relatives in other countries is always possible. I know most of mine did, and this creates a problem for genealogy searches in Jamaica. If u know of or have ancestors who fit this des...

  • Jamaican Creole

    Jamaican Creole traces the connections between early families from the British island whose port cities of Black River, St. Ann's Bay, Port Antonio and Kingston formed the basis for international trade, commerce and cultural exchange. Mary Seacole, Jamaican nurse

  • Zimbabwe - Tribes and People

    The tribes and people of Zimbabwe (Individual projects will follow) The following at this stage are various notes - the aim is to refine them into a comprehensive and more cohesive overview of the Zimbabwean people. Zimbabwe is a mixture of people. More than two-thirds of the population speaks Shona as their first language. Shona-speaking people live mainly in the eastern two-thirds...

  • Nguni Peoples 1700s - 1800s

    1700 Dlamini chiefdoms move south from Delagoa Bay and settle on land north of the Phongolo River; thereby forming the core of the future Swazi nation. 1767 The Cape frontier is pushed further eastward, beyond the Gamtoos River into the land of the AmaXhosa. Armed confrontations between the AmaXhosa and the Dutch colonists ensue. 1775 The death of Phalo increases the political tensions and ...

  • Les Touats

    Après le massacre de 400 000 juifs par les romains en Cyrénaïque, les rescapés traversent le Sahara et s'installent dans les oasis. Leur empire va durer près de 1300 ans. Aujourd'hui, on peut retracer leur histoire. Dans le sud Saharien a existé pendant des centaines d'années un empire juif, l'empire Juif du Touat, un empire sans empereur, ni v...

  • Migrations: Emigration from Africa

    WORK IN PROGRESS < BACK Ports of Departure . * Motives African Kingdoms and Kings (background: Kingdoms in Pre-Colonial Africa ) Africa1800-1875 African Queens African Kings Slave Traders (background: Atlantic Slave Trade ) U.S. SLAVE TRADE * Ports of Departures Slave Data