Genealogy Projects tagged with Queensland on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Centenarian - Australia

    Centenarian - Australia Project. Please add persons who lived to 100 years or more. Alice Philpott 1906 -2007 This project is included in The History Link Project - Trace your ancesters! you can add projects here

  • Executed - Queensland

    Persons executed under Australian Law in the State of Queensland Australia. Please also add profiles to the geni project Hangings if executed in that fashion.==Queensland* John Bulbridge – 18 December 1830 – Hanged at Moreton Bay for absconding from the penal colony there and committing a robbery at Port Macquarie.* Charles Fagan - 18 December 1830 - Hanged at Moreton Bay for absconding and com...

  • Obituary - Queensland

    Obituary - Queensland Portal - A sub project of Obituary Portal Obituaries are an excellent way to find information, or confirm facts about a persons life, relationships, occupation and ethnic background. Eventually this will become a portal for minor projects that will be sorted by year of death.If you find a person on the tree, or add someone that has his/her obituary here, please copy it to ...

  • Irish Settlement In Queensland

    Irish Australians (Irish: Gael-Astrálaigh) are an ethnic group of Australian citizens of Irish descent, which include immigrants from and descendants whose ancestry originates from the island of Ireland. Irish Australians have played a considerable part in the history of Australia. They came to Australia from the late eighteenth century on as convicts or settlers, and contributed to Australia's...

  • DNA - Queensland Australia Portal

    This is a portal page to list DNA projects within the Queensland Australian gene pool .We have an opportunity to really work together, if you are from Queensland Australia and have been tested please request to collaborate here.If there is a conflict where DNA is not confirmed, please start a discussion under the profile and add the profile to this project. (If you cannot add it, at least put t...

  • Bound for Queensland

    Bound for Queensland In 1823, John Oxley, a British explorer, sailed north from what is now Sydney to scout possible penal colony sites in Gladstone (then Port Curtis) and Moreton Bay. At Moreton Bay, he found the Brisbane River. He returned in 1824 and established a settlement at what is now Redcliffe. The settlement, initially known as Edenglassie, was then transferred to the current locati...

  • English settlement in Queensland

    This is a sub-project of English Emigration to Australia English settlement in Queensland The first European to land in Queensland (and Australia) was Dutch navigator Willem Janszoon in 1606, who explored the west coast of the Cape York Peninsula near present-day Weipa. In 1770, Lieutenant James Cook claimed the east coast of Australia for the Kingdom of Great Britain. The colony of New Sou...

  • Fallen - WWI - Queensland

    List of the "fallen" in world war I - natives of Queensland, Australia===Resources* Australian War Memorial (work in progress) This project is included in The History Link Project - Trace your ancesters! you can add projects here

  • Chinese and Asian settlement in Australia

    Chinese and Asian settlement in Australia The history of Chinese Australians provides a unique chapter in the history of Australia. The country has a long history of contact with China, some of which may even predate Captain Cook's arrival in the 18th century. Chinese peoples are now considered to be the oldest continuous immigrants to Australia outside of those from Great Britain. However it...

  • Cornish settlement in Queensland

    Cornish settlement in Queensland Cornish people first arrived in Australia with Captain Cook, most notably Zachary Hickes, and there were some Cornish convicts on the First Fleet, James Ruse, Mary Bryant, along with several of the early governors. South Australia, with its emphasis on being free of convicts and religious discrimination, was championed by many Cornish religious dissenting grou...

  • Scottish settlement in Queensland

    Scottish settlement in Queensland " The links between Scotland and Australia stretch back to the first British expedition of the Endeavour under command of Lieutenant James Cook who was himself the son of a Scottish ploughman. Cook navigated and charted the east coast of Australia, making first landfall at Botany Bay on 29 April 1770. please add profiles here of Scottish people who settled ...