Genealogy Projects tagged with New Zealand on the Geni Family Tree

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  • World War I

    World War I ( WWI ) was a global war centred in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918. It was predominantly called the World War or the Great War from its occurrence until the start of World War II in 1939, and the First World War or World War I thereafter. It involved all the world's great powers, which were assembled in two opposing alliances: the Allies (based o...

  • New Zealand Pioneer Families 1800-1900

    This project is to catalog the first generation of immigrants to New Zealand in the 19th century, and to organise the information and place them into the ships they arrived on. Please add your pioneer ancestors to the project by going to their profile, click "actions" click "add to project". Please make sure the profile is set to public. all Kiwis are welcome join and contribute :) Families...

  • The Great Kashubian Migration

    In the mid-1800s Kashubians migrated for economic reasons. After the Franco-Prussian War and the unification of Germany under Bismarck, Kashubians were met with institutionalized hostility. Life was very harsh for the Kashubs. It was illegal to use Polish or Kashubian in public, especially in church. Many priests were imprisoned or exiled. Churches were left with no parish priests. As a result,...

  • Notable New Zealanders

    Kia Ora! Welcome. This project is to document the genealogies for notable people who were born in or lived in Aotearoa New Zealand. Prime Ministers List of New Zealand Prime Ministers Henry Sewell (1856-1856) Sir William Fox (1856-1856) Sir Edward Stafford (1856-1861; 1865-1869; 1872-1872) Alfred Domett (1862-1863) Frederick Whitaker Frederick Weld George Waterhouse Sir Ju...

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  • Tangata Whenua o Aotearoa

    Kia ora! Welcome to the Tangata Whenua o Aotearoa project. The goal of this project is to bring together New Zealand researchers and help them discover their whakapapa links, and to provide a meeting place for discussion on corrections and additions to our shared whanau and Tupuna. Please feel free to contribute! Kia ora. Naumai ki te kaupapa Tangata Whenua o Aotearoa. Te mea nui o tenei kaup...

  • Talvik, Alta in Norway.

    This project contains genealogical information about people born in Alta area and Talvik area, Finnmark, Norway. Genealogy / Slektsforskning, wikipedia Norwegian immigrants to United States. Goldminers in Alaska. Shipwrecks along the Norwegian coast. Genealogyproject on Geni . Northernlights route, pictures and history, Tromsø University Northernlights observatory on Haldde - A...

  • New Zealand Portal

    Kia ora! Welcome to the Aotearoa New Zealand Portal. This is the gateway for New Zealand users for resources and information to aid you in your search for your ancestors, and to promote cooperation in building the New Zealand shared family tree on geni. For assistance with building your tree feel free to contact me: Jason Wills New Zealand Projects on Geni Notable New Zealanders...

  • 1918 lnfluenza Pandemic - New Zealand: Fatalities

    1918 Influenza Pandemic - New Zealand: Fatalities 1918 flu pandemic (January 1918 – December 1920) was an unusually deadly influenza pandemic, the first of the two pandemics involving H1N1 influenza virus. It infected 500 million people across the world, including remote Pacific islands and the Arctic, and killed 50 to 100 million of them—three to five percent of the world's pop...

  • Premiers, Prime Ministers and Politicians of New Zealand

    From Henry Sewell in 1856 to John Key in 2010, New Zealand has had 38 premiers and prime ministers. In the 19th century these political Cabinet-makers were usually known as ‘premiers’. But since 1906, beginning with William Hall-Jones, all our leaders have been sworn in as ‘prime minister’. Picture : Michael Joseph Savage the first Labour Prime Minister of New Zeal...

  • Parsons Family

    Calling all Parsons! Let's link our family trees together. Parsons (surname) Parsons as a surname has an occupational meaning, and refers to a parson's servant or a person that worked in the parson's house. Another meaning of the surname is the parson's son . Notable people with the surname of Parsons include: Alan Parsons (born 1948), British musician and record producer Albert Par...

  • New Zealand Croatians / Hrvati Novog Zelanda

    See Dalmatia is and has always been a part of Croatia. In the 1880s when the first Dalmatians came to New Zealand, the Austro-Hungarian empire ruled Dalmatia, and this is why they were often mistakenly called ‘Austrians’ in New Zealand. After Austria-Hungary was defeated in the First World War, Dalmatia was incorporated into the new Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes. In 1929...

  • Bolton Street Cemetery

    Bolton Street Cemetery is the oldest cemetery in Wellington, New Zealand. Dating back to 1840, it commemorates many early pioneers and important historical figures from the 19th century. It was closed in 1892, except for burials of close kin within existing family plots; this was due to inadequate space as the city grew. In 1978 the name “Bolton Street Memorial Park” was adopted t...

  • New Zealand Settler Ships - Høvding 1872

    The SS "Høvding" sailed from Kristiania/Christiania (now Oslo), Norway on May 31, 1872. It arrived Napier, New Zealand, on September 01, 1872, after a voyage of 93 days with 365 Norwegians and 11 Danes on board. The passengers settled in New Zealand. Norsewood cemetery co, Høvding emigrants Migrations from Scandinavia to New Zealand, TeAra govt.nz Emigranter 1872 med ss "H...

  • Wellington, New Zealand

    Wellington has a long and colourful history. Maori legends date back as far as 950 AD when Kupe first discovered Wellington. In the 1840s european settlers began to arrive and colonise the region. Later the seat of government of New Zealand would move from Auckland to Wellington, to become the capital city as it remains today. Naming of Wellington The harbour that surrounds Wellington c...

  • New Plymouth, New Zealand

    New Plymouth, Taranaki's only city, was the region’s first Pākehā settlement and has always been the largest. Originally called Ngāmotu (the islands), the site of New Plymouth was occupied for hundreds of years by Māori. Pākehā traders set up a trading station at Ngāmotu in 1828, but it was not until 1841–42 that planned settlement ...

  • New Zealand Settler Ships - London 1842

    Ship: 700 tons, Captain: Thomas Atwood, Surgeon Superintendent: W M Turnbull M D, Sailed Gravesend 2nd January 1842 - arrived Port Nicholson 1st May 1842 Cabin Passengers Attwood Susanna Wife of Captain Attwood Kelham James Georgenia Empson Charles Sheppard Mrs William Torre Mrs Henry Wills Mrs Margaret Interme...

  • Captain Charles Alfred Auckland Kellett

    Project concerned with establishing the origins of Captain Charles Alfred Auckland Kellett, famous for having sailed the Chinese junk Keying from China, around the Cape of Good Hope to the United States and England between 1846 and 1848. Charles Alfred Kellett b. 25/11/1818 in Plymouth, Devon, England. m. Jane Kellett in Liverpool, 1840 Charles Kellett Louisa Jane Kellett Sydney ...

  • Franičević Family

    Hi and welcome! This page is for those who are descended from the Franičević family who migrated to New Zealand in the early 1900s. If you have information such as family stories you are more than welcome to add them by starting a new discussion and feel free to ask questions. Pozdrav i dobrodošli! Ovo je stranica za one koji potječu iz obitelji Franičev...

  • Notable Cornish New Zealanders

    B Hector Bolitho 1897–1974 Henry Braddon 1863–1955 C William Colenso 1811–1899 T Edward Robert Tregear 1846–1931 W George Marsden Waterhouse 1824–1906 Wikipedia New Zealand people of Cornish descent

  • Lost and found in New Zealand

    Lost and found in New Zealand This project is designed to re-unite families to lost individuals on the tree. You may have known someone, and never known their family, or, you may be looking for someone missing from your tree. They can be added here as an individual, until they are researched or found. How many times in your research do you find someone, who, is a mystery, you want to add ...