Genealogy Projects tagged with French on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Gurs Internment Camp (France)

    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 ...

  • French Portal / 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 communauté francophone L’ identification de sources permettant aux no...

  • Huguenot immigration to the James River area of Virginia 1620 to 1700

    Join this project (Actions > Join Project) if you would like to become part of it Soon after the revocation of the Edict of Nantes, King William and Queen Mary ascended to the throne of England. They offered the Huguenots the privilege of settling in Virginia. About 600 came to Virginia in 1700- 170. Many settled at a deserted Indian village called Manakintown.which is on the south side of th...

  • Schelde: Huguenot Ship to the Cape

    The Schelde arrives in Table Bay 5 June 1688 Ship’s type: Jacht Construction: Built in 1682 for the Chamber of Zeeland at the VOC ship yard in Middelburg. Term: In use by the VOC from 1683 until it was dismantled in Batavia in January 1703. Length: 140 feet Breadth: 35,5 feet Draught (depth): 14,75 feet Loading capacity: 733 tons Crew: 200-250 men Flag: Chamber of Zeeland ...

  • Collège Acadie Île-du-Prince-Édouard

    Collège Acadie Île-du-Prince-Édouard is a Francophone post-secondary community college in the Canadian province of Prince Edward Island with headquarters in the community of Wellington.[1] It was originally a campus of Collège de l'Acadie which served Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. When the Nova Scotia operations became part of Université Sainte-Anne, its operations in Prince Edward Isla...

  • La Cité collégiale

    La Cité collégiale English: The Collegial City; branded La Cité since November 12, 2013) is the largest French-language college in Ontario. Created in 1989, in Ottawa (with a satellite campus in Hawkesbury and a business office in Toronto) it offers more than 90 programs to some 5000 full-time students from Ontario, other parts of Canada and foreign countries.In 2011, La Cité ranked first among...

  • Collège Boréal

    Collège Boréal is a francophone College of Applied Arts and Technology serving Northern and Central Southwestern Ontario. Youngest of the 24 Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology, Collège Boréal has for the 12th time in 13 years achieved the highest graduation rate and for the 9th time in 12 years, the highest graduate satisfaction rate among all the community colleges in Ontario. Based in Su...

  • French Huguenot Provinces of Origin - Project Index

    INDEX of the PROJECTS NEEDED for the provinces of origin of the French Huguenots: Please come & join & help. Here is a Template for a Huguenot Province of Origin Project . Provinces 1 Isle de France (Paris) 2 Berri 3 Orléanais 4 Normandië 5 Languedoc Soullier, Benezet, Petel, Guilliaumé, Gauch, Therond, Imbert, De Camau, Martin, Melet 6 Lyonnais 7 Dauphiné Fo...

  • Collège communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick

    Collège communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick ( CCNB ) is an institution of post-secondary education founded in 1970, that serves all the Francophone and Acadian communities in New Brunswick through its five campuses in Bathurst, Campbellton, Dieppe, Edmundston and the Acadian Peninsula.

  • International French Portal

    (This portal is associated with the Portail français , the portal for French-speaking Geni users) . This is the access point for the global Geni user community to French-speaking users and French-language sources. This portal helps you to find... French-speaking users who can help you with your research access to online sources in French-speaking countries and regions , such as regist...

  • Deerfield Massachusetts Massacre of 1704

    The 1704 Raid on Deerfield, MA occurred February 29 when French and Native American forces attacked the English frontier settlement at Deerfield, Massachusetts, just before dawn, burning part of the town, killing 56 villagers, and taking 109 settlers captive. This was part of the larger Queen Anne's War. The 'lucky' ones were murdered outright, others were captured and forced to walk to Quebe...

  • French people in Russia

    French people and their descendants in Russia

  • Zuid Beveland: Huguenot Ship to the Cape

    The Zuid-Beveland arrives in Table Bay 19 August 1688 Ship’s type: Pinas Construction: Built in 1680 for the Chamber of Zeeland at the VOC ship yard in Middelburg. Term: In use by the VOC from 1681 until it burnt out in 1690 in Amsterdam. Length: 130 feet Breadth: 31 feet Draught (depth): 13,5 feet Loading capacity: 518 tons Flag: Chamber of Zeeland Voyage to the Cape: ...

  • People on French Stamps

    En 1852, la première personne réelle à être représentée est, de son vivant, le président de la République Louis-Napoléon Bonaparte. Le premier défunt honoré est Louis Pasteur sur une série d'usage courant en 1923, inaugurant les premiers timbres sur des personnages célèbres. Dernière mise-à-jour le 05 mars 2017 Année en cours 2017 (ref. et remerciements à Bernard Le Lann ) A Claude ...

  • French Creoles of Louisiana

    Most of the original caucasian settlers of Avoyelles have French origins. The original 50 or so families who settled in Avoyelles in the late 1700s mostly came from Pointe Coupee, and for the most part were the children or grandchildren of direct-French immigrants, known locally as French Creoles, not to be confused with the Creole families of New Orleans. A few of these early Avoyelles familie...

  • China: Huguenot Ship to the Cape

    The China arrives in Table Bay 4 August 1688 Many sources give the name of the ship as Berg China, but the official Dutch records only give it as China. The confusion might stem from the fact that the China was captained by Pieter van den Berg on some of her voyages. Ship’s type: Spiegelretourschip Construction: Built in 1676 for the Chamber of Amsterdam at the VOC ship yard in Amsterda...

  • Oosterland: Huguenot Ship to the Cape

    The Oosterlandt arrives in Table Bay 25 April 1688 Ship’s type: Spiegelretourschip ("Transom return ship" built for transport between the Dutch Republic and the settlements and strongholds of the Dutch East India Company in the East Indies. On an outward voyage these ships carried guns and bricks for the settlements and strongholds, and silver and golden coins to purchase Asian goods. On a ...

  • Project Translators Portal

    Project Translators Portal This portal is I hope the start of something big and possibly game changing in Geni. Geni is creating a WORLD Family Tree and so we need to do what we can to ensure the whole world has good access to the whole of Geni. Language being a key barrier that we must cross in order to achieve this. This Portal Project will be the start of coordinating people creating pro...

  • Huguenot Ships to the Cape - Project Index

    INDEX of the PROJECTS for the ships that brought French Huguenots from the Netherlands to the Cape VRIJHEIJT 23 June 1686 du Toit EEMSLAND 13 October 1687 de Péronne BOSWIJK c1687 Veron VOORSCHOOTEN arrived Saldanha Bay 13 April 1688, arrived on JUPITER in Cape 8 May 1688 Days: 130. People: 192. Deaths: 1 (0.52 %) Marais, le Roux, Fouché, Souchay, Pinard, Ta...

  • Descendants of Mathurin Guyon

    Mathurin Guyon, c. 1530 - 1578 About I was going to make this group for Jean Guyon, but decided that he had way too many siblings so I changed it to Mathurin Guyon, his grandfather. Jean Guyon was one of the original settlers in New France. Many people with French-Canadian and Acadian heritage can trace their lineage back to Jean or one of his siblings. Famous relatives Justin Bieber ...

  • Spierdijk: Huguenot Ship to the Cape

    The Spierdijk Arrived at the Cape of Good Hope on 23 April 1688 Ship’s type: Fluitschip Construction: Built in 1685 for the Chamber of Amsterdam at the VOC ship yard in Amsterdam. Term: In use by the VOC from 1685 until it was sold on 28 June 1708 in Batavia. Length: 130 feet Breadth: 32 feet Depth: 14 feet Loading capacity: 606 tons Crew: 120-200 men Flag: Chamber of Amster...

  • Borssenburg: Huguenot Ship to the Cape

    The Borssenburg arrives in Table Bay 12 May 1688 Ship’s type: Kat Construction: Built in 1686 for the Chamber of Amsterdam at the VOC ship yard in Amsterdam. Term: In use by the VOC from 1686 until it was wrecked at Surat on 7 May 1697. Length: 115 feet Breadth: 27 feet Depth: 9,5 feet Loading capacity: 320 tons Crew: 80-100 men Flag: Chamber of Amsterdam Voyage to the C...

  • Voorschoten: Huguenot Ship to the Cape

    The Voorschoten arrived in Saldanha on 25 April 1688, & in the Cape on 13 April 1688 Ship’s type: Fluitschip Construction: Built in 1684 for the Chamber of Delft at the VOC ship yard in Delftshaven . Term: In use by the VOC from 1684 until 9 November 1706 when it was dismantled in Batavia. Length: 131 feet Breadth: 31 feet Depth: 13,75 feet Loading capacity: 558 tons Crew: 155...

  • The Barcelonnettes migrants in Mexico

    The French arrived in Mexico from the colonial period, within religious orders of the Franciscans, Dominicans and Jesuits. In the nineteenth century during the French intervention, immigration, in addition to the military invaders, was increased. later, during the Porfiriato, due to the great interest of the own Porfirio Diaz and the Mexican government for French culture and everything from Fra...

  • 1918 lnfluenza Pandemic - France: Survivors

    1918 Influenza Pandemic - France: Survivors Please add to this project any profiles of those who suffered but survived the' Spanish Flu' pandemic of 1918 To participate in any project - you do need to first be a collaborator - so please join the project using the request link under "actions" at the top right of the page. Visit Geni Wikitext, Unicode and images which gives a great deal of ...

  • 1918 lnfluenza Pandemic - France: Fatalities

    1918 Influenza pandemic - France: Fatalities Please add to this project any profiles of those perished in France during the' Spanish Flu' pandemic of 1918 To participate in any project - you do need to first be a collaborator - so please join the project using the request link under "actions" at the top right of the page. Visit Geni Wikitext, Unicode and images which gives a great deal of...