Genealogy Projects tagged with Barbados on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Barbados Portal

    Welcome to the Barbados Portal! Welcome to the Barbados Portal, your starting point for all things Barbadian/Bajan on Geni. If you are new and would like to introduce yourself, or if you'd like to ask any questions, please use the "Discussions" link at the right. About Barbados Barbados is a sovereign island country in the Lesser Antilles, in the Americas. It is 34 kilometres (21 miles) i...

  • Albion's Seed: Four British Folkways in America

    WORK IN PROGRESS Hyperlinks refer to Wikipedia pages where more information can be found . Motives Albion's Seed: Four British Folkways in America (America: a Cultural History) From Library Journal This cultural history explains the European settlement of the United States as voluntary migrations from four English cultural centers. Families of zealous, literate Puritan yeomen an...

  • Quakers on Barbados

    This Project is to find our Quaker Ancestors on Barbados. Feel free to join and bring your ancestor profile along. Quakers on Barbados 1655 Quakers Mary Fisher and Ann Austin traveled to Barbados and are said to have been the first Quakers in America. "The island of Barbados was during the 17th century the great port of entry to the colonies in the western world. In the last half of...

  • Lost and found - in Barbados

    There are various projects where, when you find an individual, but have no where to place them in the tree yet, you can "park" them.If you have lost track of a relative , add them to the relevant Lost and Found project, and locals may be able to assist you.This system allows other users to see those profiles, and possibly attach or merge them in to the tree, once verified.When researching we of...

  • Barbados: Eminent Planters (1673)

    From: Caribbean. The forebear of the Barbados Walcotts was Eyare Walcott who came to Barbados from London in 1659. These Walcotts became merchants and planters there. Their numbers grew in the following century (as the early marriage records in Barbados would indicate). The family ran a cotton plantation. the Todd estates, at Old Asylum wall. The Walcott name also evolved from the slaves ther...

  • Caribbean Migration (To and From U.S.) Prior to 1900

    This project covers Caribbean peoples migrating to and from North America/the United Colonies (U.C.)/ United States (U.S.), prior to 1900. Starting about 1500. A time-line of Latin America Arrivals in Caribbean from Europe Jews from Spain, Portugal, Holland, and Britain See Albion's Seed project Scottish and Irish prisoners and indentured servants Cromwell's fleet arrived in J...

  • Welsh Family migration to the New World

    This project is set up to track Welsh, Walsh, Welch, Walshe, etc. Family members who migrated to the New World, especially the Caribbean and North America. Summary Notables Locations Jamaica Robert Welsh arrived in Barbados or Jamaica in 1690. Robert Welsh arrived in Barbados or Jamaica in 1691. Robert Welsh arrived in Jamaica in 1725. Robert, age na, arrived in Jamaica in 172...

  • 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...

  • Famous Campbells of the West Indies and other Places

    Carla Campbell The curvaceous Campbell was born Nov. 22, 1980. The internationally known model appeared in the 2006 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue and a variety of promotions for Victoria’s Secret. She was the first Caribbean model to appear in Sports Illustrated and the second to work for Victoria’s Secret. Her clientele includes such well-known names as Avon, L’Oreal, Nike, Target, Footl...

  • Campbell Families of Jamaica

    Facebook group S.W. Campbell's of Argyll who's profiles posted here are for research purpose only. Presently I have no proof they are related to the Campbell's who were in Jamaica. I do know that the Campbell families in Jamaica were from Argyll. Before settling in Jamaica, some were in Barbados. After leaving Jamaica some settled in England and the USA The ones posted here will be use...

  • The Bristol Registers of Servants: Sent to Foreign Plantations: 1654-1686

    "One surviving English register of emigration contains the names of approximately 10,000 servants who sailed from Bristol to America between 1654 and 1678. Roughly half of these emigrants went to Virginia. The rest found their way to the West Indies--mainly the island of Barbados which was such favored during the 1650s, and the beautiful little island of Nevis which was preferred in the early 1...

  • East Indian Dispersion

    This project covers Indians that have left India in the last 300 years, and settled in different continents, regions and countries. East Indian Dispersion Blog (I'm working on a genealogy project for a friend. She is Trinidadian, but looking into where her family came from in India. I mentioned Bombay (Mumbai), Madras (Chennai) and Calcutta (Kolkata) as three main cities--British centers--of ...

  • Free Colored Women in Barbados: 1780-1834

    “Unhappy and Afflicted Women?”: Free Colored Women in Barbados: 1780-1834, by Pedro L.V. Welch