Genealogy Projects tagged with Lithuania on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Kovno Ghetto

    Kovno Ghetto Hidden History of the Kovno Ghetto Kovno Pogrom The Kaunas (Kovno) pogrom, under the direction of the Nazi SS Brigadeführer Franz Walter Stahlecker, was a massacre of Jewish people living in Kaunas, Lithuania that took place in from June 25 to June 29, 1941 – the first days of the Operation Barbarossa and of Nazi occupation of Lithuania. The most infamous incident occurre...

  • Lithuanian Hall of Fame

    If in your family tree you have an individual that was a Lithuanian known for her/his life achievements, please add them to this project. It would be great if within profile description there would be brief biography. Within opened profile page use the 'Actions' button to "Add to project". Select this project (you must be on the list of collaborators in this project to see it on the selecti...

  • International Lithuanian Portal

    This project is dedicated to tracing ancestors in Lithuania at its present territories, as well as Lithuania Propria historical lands. This portal provides the list of online genealogy sources, such as registries and archives of Lithuanian documents. If you have Lithuanian ancestors, or if you study ancestral lines deriving from Lithuania Propria, please follow and participate in this proje...

  • 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...

  • Kovno, Ponedel, Rakiskis and other Lithuanian Heritage

    Tracing Lithuanian Jewish Families Trying to locate and map out Lithuanian families: Zisman, Zausman, Levin(e), Jaffe, Yoffe, Kader, and other various versions and many other names. Jaffe Family Read about the history of the illustrious Yaffe family starting from 15th century Rabbi Mordecai Jaffe and Descendants in Lithuania and Galicia in " An Ancient lineage: European Roots of a Jew...

  • BAJORAI (UPYTĖS PAVIETO (ŠIAURĖS LIETUVOS) ŽEMVALDŽIAI IR BAJORAI)

    PROJEKTAS SKIRTAS ŠIAURĖS LIETUVOJE GYVENUSIŲ ŽEMVALDŽIŲ IR BAJORŲ GIMINĖMS. DVARAI BALTPAMŪŠIS Barono Bero dvaras BEJĖNAI Bejėnų dvaras buvo Vaškų parapijoje maždaug 3 km nuo Vaškų. 19 a. dvarui priklausė Titkonių ir Bejėnėlių kaimai. Baronas Augustinas Brandtas. Baronas Povilas Gutceitas 1865 m. dvarą įsigijo kunigaikštis Aleksandras Giedraitis Aleksander Wawry...

  • 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 duplicated. About...

  • Lithuanian Army Officers

    If in your family tree you have persons who were Lithuanian Army Officers, please add them to this project. It would be great if within profile description there would be brief biography. Within opened profile page use the 'Actions' button to "Add to project". Select this project (you must be on the list of collaborators in this project to see it on the selection list). You may add any public...

  • Victims of Soviet deportations from Lithuania

    If in your family tree you have a person that was a Lithuanian deportee by the Soviet system, please add them to this project. It would be great if within profile description there would be brief biography. Within opened profile page use the 'Actions' button to "Add to project". Select this project (you must be on the list of collaborators in this project to see it on the selection list). Y...

  • Krekenavos istorija ir jos apylinkių gyventojai

    Krekenava pirmą kartą paminėta 1409 m. Aplink miestelį buvę dvarų, kurie saugojo tautos kultūrą, tradicijas, palaikė amatų vystymąsi. Neatsitiktinai ir pirmos bažnyčios fundatoriai buvo Rodų dvaro savininkai Stanislovas ir Aleksas Vizgirdos. Tą patvirtina ir pakelėje iš Panevėžio link Krekenavos stovinti dvarininkų Švoinickių giminės koplyčia – mauzoliejus. Vos už keletos kilometrų – Šteinos, L...

  • Grand Dukes of Lithuania

    The Grand Dukes of Lithuania, c1200 - 1569 From King Mindaugas to Sigismund III. The state of Lithuania formed in 1230s, when threatened by the Livonian Order in the north and the Teutonic Knights in the west, Baltic tribes united under Mindaugas leadership. He became the only crowned king of Lithuania. His state became known as Grand Duchy of Lithuania. After Grand Duke Jogaila becam...

  • 1863 January Uprising

    1863 January Uprising - Lithuanian and Polish revolt against Imperial Russia. Started in 1862-1864. "Please add profiles of participants in January Uprising, including people who participated in preparation of this event. If in your family tree you have a persons that were participants in Lithuanian-Polish uprising against Tsarists Russia, please add them to this project. It would be ...

  • Lithuanian Stage Notables

    Purpose of this project is to list profiles of notable performers of Lithuania. Every person, who performed on the stage in Lithuania or was known as performer from Lithuanian in other countries will fit this project. This will include theater, ballet, concert stage, folk stage and field performers, market and street festival performers, music, dance, poetry, storytelling, acrobatic and magic s...

  • Lietuvos Archyvai

    Šio projekto tikslas yra viešoje erdvėje pasidalinti informacija apie viešai prieinamus archyvus. Dauguma atveju tie archyvai yra bažnytinės krikšto, vedybų ir mirties knygos (įrašai). Jeigu kas pradeda kurti medi nuo "nulio", gali prireikti ir šiuolaikinio Civilinės metrikacijos biuro duomenų. Dalis archyvu yra išlikę ir prieinami publikai. Dalis archyvu yra publikai neprieinami. Šio p...

  • Lithuanian Christian Clergy

    Clergy Please add profiles of Lithuanian Christian Clergy or equivalent to this project. Roman Catholicism, Greek Catholicism, Eastern Orthodoxy, Old Believers Orthodoxy, Protestantism, including Evangelical Lutheranism, Calvinism, Evangelical Reformed, and other religions of Christian denomination practiced in Lithuania will fit this project.Please add profiles of clerics, bishops, priests, an...

  • Lithuanian victims of Nazi regime

    Please add to this project profiles of people of Lithuania (all nationalities), who were tortured and/or killed by Nazi Regime. If possible, please within profile description add brief biography, also please add information about the place, date (could be approximate) and what is known about given order to torture, execution, persecution of family members. Persons who were born, or lived, or ...

  • Faculty and notable students of Vilnius University

    This project aims to identify founders, notable teachers and students of Vilnius University from 1579 to present day. If in your family tree you have an individual who was a notable professor, administrator or student of a high professional achievement (later in life), whose education was associated with Vilnius University, please add them to this project. It would be great if within profile ...

  • Prominent Lithuanian Poles (Polacks)

    This project aims to identify notable people of Polish nationality, whose family roots, life, education are associated with Lithuania, whose professional achievements were dedicated to Lithuania. Please do not add notable Polish speaking Lithuanians to this project . Historically Lithuanian language was banned for usage in writing. Education in Lithuanian language was not available till 20 ce...

  • Prominent Lithuanian Jews (Litvaks)

    This project aims to identify notable Jews, whose family roots, education, professional achievements are associated with Lithuania . If in your family tree you have an individual that was a Lithuanian Jew known for her/his life achievements, please add them to this project. It would be great if within profile description there would be brief biography. Within opened profile page use the '...

  • Prominent Lithuanian Ruthenians and Russians

    This project aims to identify notable Russians, whose family roots, life, education, achievements are associated with Lithuania. If in your family tree you have an individual that was a Lithuanian Russian known for her/his life achievements, please add them to this project. It would be great if within profile description there would be brief biography. Within opened profile page use the '...

  • 1918 m. vasario 16 d. Lietuvos Nepriklausomybės akto signatarai

    Projektas sukurtas įamžinti 1918 m. vasario 16 d. Lietuvos Nepriklausomybės akto signatarus. Signatarai: Jonas Basanavičius Saliamonas Banaitis Mykolas Biržiška Kazys Bizauskas Pranas Dovydaitis Steponas Kairys Petras Klimas Donatas Malinauskas Vladas Mironas Stanislovas Narutavičius Alfonsas Petrulis Jonas Smilgevičius Antanas Smetona Justinas Staugaitis Ale...

  • Lithuanian Cenobites

    Monasticism Please add profiles of Lithuanian Cenobites or equivalent, of any religion, to this project. Roman Catholicism, Greek Catholicism, Eastern Orthodoxy, Old Believers Orthodoxy, Protestantism, including Evangelical Lutheranism, Calvinism, Evangelical Reformed, Islamism, Buddhism, Judaism, Karaite Judaism and any other religion practiced in Lithuania will fit this project. Please ...

  • Litvaks - ליטבאקים - Lithuanian Jewry Data

    This project was established in order to keep all the available data about Lithuanian Jews. Please add links to your Lithuanian Family Projects etc. מטרת פרויקט זה היא לאסוף למקום מרכזי אחד את כל המשפחות של יוצאי ליטא, מקור המידע העיקרי הוא Lithuanian-Jewish ("Litvak") Genealogy JewishGen Data Sources Vilna (Vilnius) web page, family pictures, history, etc. In order to make sure...

  • Noble Lithuanian Family Trees

    Please indicate this project under the images of genealogical schemes containing the Lithuanian nobility. All tagged images can be found under "Photos and Documents" tag on the right side of this page.

  • ŠIAURINĖS LIETUVOS (LIETUVOS ŽIEMGALOS) GENEALOGIJA

    Kviečiu prisijungti tuos, kurių protėviai gyveno šiaurinėje Lietuvos dalyje (Vaškų, Saločių, Grūžių, Skrebotiškio, Kyburių, Linkuvos, Joniškėlio, Lauksodžio, Pašvitinio, Žeimelio, Švobiškio ir kitų aplinkinių parapijų kaimuose, miesteliuose. Pasidalinkime turima informacija apie šiose vietovėse gyvenusius protėvius

  • Lithuanian Massacres

    The majority of Jews in Lithuania were not required to live in ghettos nor sent to the Nazi concentration camps which by then were just in the preliminary stages of operation. Instead they were shot in pits near their places of residence with the most infamous mass murders taking place in the Ninth Fort near Kaunas and the Ponary Forest near Vilnius. Lithuania’s Jews were thus the first in Euro...

  • Jewish Families from Vilkaviskis

    This project seeks to include descendants from all those Jewish families who once lived in Vilkaviskis. The town is now in Lithuania, but in the interwar years was in Poland. If your family's roots are here, please add their profiles. There is an excellent article by Joseph Rosin on the history of the town on the JewishGen KehilaLink here: . In addition, note the wonderful resource of Jewis...

  • Romeriai Lietuvoje

    Vladikiškių dvaro savininkų Romerių giminė. Pirmasis Vladikiškių savininkas iš Romer giminės Matas Romeris (1655-1718) [ ] II Leonas Romeris (m. 1730 ): [ Leon Römer ] III Damazas Romeris : [ Damazas Romeris H. Laski ] IV Mykolas Romeris : [ Michal Römer ] V Aleksandras Juozapas Romeris (1784-1861): [ Aleksandr Jozef Jan Römer ] VI Boleslovas Liudvikas Romeris (1841-1920) : ...

  • Ratnycia and Druskieniki, Lithuania: Remembering our Ancestors

    '"...On the 22nd of June, 1941, the Nazis attacked Lithuania but the news didn't reach Radnitsa until the next day when the refugees from Liskovo and Lipen arrived. There was nowhere to run, however, as the Nazis had already taken Vilna and the Kaunas fortress. Everyone stayed in their own homes. The Nazis, may their names be blotted out, used the Radnitsers for slave labor, clearing out forest...

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  • Sharpe Family of Vilna and Nashua, New Hampshire

    Welcome! This project is intended to facilitate genealogical and historical collaboration among those interested in the Sharpe family of Vilna, Lithuania and Nashua, New Hampshire (USA). How can you participate? (1) Add your branches to the Geni tree. This is a 100% shared collaboration and the tree belongs to all of us. Please do not duplicate existing entries. (2) Upload photo...

  • Swieciany Ghetto

    The Swieciany Ghetto was liquidated April 4, 1943. The people were told that they were being resettled in either the Vilna or the Kovno ghettos. The train with the Jews of Swieciany was detained at the Vilna depot while murder operations proceeded with the Jews of Sol. Then the train went to Ponary. When Swieciany Jews found themselves at Ponary they realized that they had been tricked. The...

  • Siauliai (Shavli) Ghetto

    The Ghettos in Šiauliai (Shavli); The Lithuanians succeded in killing over 2000 Šiauliai Jews before the incarceration of the remaining Jews in the two Ghettos, one in the Kafkaz area and the other in the Traku neighborhood, about 500 meters away. The Ghetto gates closed behind about 5500 Jews that were crammed in an area of about 8000 square meters of living space; 1.5 m per person. The guar...

  • ŠIAURINĖS LIETUVOS METRIKŲ KNYGOS

    Jeigu kas nors esate fotografavę šiaurinės Lietuvos parapijų: Vaškų, Saločių, Linkuvos, Pašvitinio, Lauksodžio, Žeimelio, Joniškėlio, Pasvalio, Kyburių, Skrebotiškio, Grūžių bažnyčios metrikas ir kitokius senus dokumentus, turite iš tų kraštų kokių nors senų archyvinių dokumentų, gal galėtumėte pasidalyti savo ištekliais. METRIKŲ KNYGOS SVETAINĖJE PASVALIA [ ] PARAPIJIEČIŲ SĄRAŠAI SVETAIN...

  • RADZIVONAI (RADZVILOS)

    Radzivonų protėviai buvo neturtingi bajorai, kuriems XVIII a. pabaigoje XIX a. pradžioje nepavyko patvirtinti savo bajoriškos kilmės. Radzivonai (Radzvilos) XIX a. būdavo užrašomi laisvaisiais valstiečiais, vėliau Jelgavos miestelėnais. XIX a. pirmoje pusėje Vaškų apylinkėse minimos Stepono ir Jokūbo Radzvilų šeimos. Vaškų krašto kaimuose gyveno Jokūbo ir Marijonos Barysaitės Radzvilų sūn...