Genealogy Projects tagged with Scotland on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Michel Skotten jälkeläiset

    Pyhtään Hirvikoskelle asettuneen skotlantilaislähtöisen ratsumiehen Michel Skotten (s. noin 1570 ja k. 1631) jälkeläisille ja suvusta kiinnostuneille tarkoitettu projekti. Sukua vaikuttaa runsaasti Pyhtään, Ruotsinpyhtään, Elimäen ja Kymin alueella, useilla eri sukunimillä. Muun muassa Pyhtään Hirvikosken Kottila, Haaviston Eerola ja Elimäen Raussilan Takala liittyvät vahvasti ratsumies Mikko...

  • Scots Abroad

    Scots Abroad The purpose of this project is to note the GENi profiles of Scots abroad. Profiles of Scottish born people who either emigrated to various parts of the world and died there, or who died abroad in other circumstances -conflicts, exploration etc. - can be listed below.See also: * Welsh Abroad * English Abroad People of note can be listed in the listing below with notes; others of les...

  • Kings of Ancient Britannia

    Kings of Ancient Britannia This project will keep track of the kings of ancient Britain, Wales, Scotland, and Ireland beginning with the Roman invasion of Britain in 55 AD to 1066 AD at the coronation of Harold II and beginning of the Middle Ages. Naming Conventions We will use titles in the native language. Cadeyrn Fendigaid ap Gwrtheyrn did not speak English, so he was never once called "Ki...

  • World War One: United Kingdom & Ireland HQ

    World War One: United Kingdom & Ireland The Great War Head Quarters Please link Geni profiles to this project as well as ONLY ONE of the individual projects listed below Object of this exercise To link existing GENi profiles of WW1 personnel (survivors and casualties) to the relevant projects for men and women born in the Channel Islands, England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. This inclu...

  • Genealogy of Prates - Origins of Prates

    It used to be found information that Prates are descendants of van Praet. According to that, Jàcome van Praet moved from Belgium (Antwerp) to Portugal. Probably because he was from a cadet branch. The King and the Portuguese Court received him very well. It´s said that generations after the family changed the surname to a Portuguese version (Prates) and then António Prates became Senhor de Póv...

  • UK Portal

    Welcome, Fàilte, Croeso, Fáilte ! . Looking for your ancestors in the UK? Or, you're in the UK and searching for relatives elsewhere in the world? In this forum, we encourage everyone with links in England, Scotland and Wales to communicate and explore a common ancestry. What can you do here? Ask questions Collaborate on your research Share knowledge you have gained as you've done your...

  • Ulster Scots people

    Who are the Ulster Scots? The Ulster Scots are an ethnic group in Ireland, descended from Lowland Scots and English from the border of those two countries, many from the "Border Reivers" culture. These people first began to occupy Ireland in large numbers with the Plantation of Ulster, a planned process of colonisation which took place under the auspices of James VI of Scotland and I of Engla...

  • Medieval Scotland

    This project is to create a Collaborative template to defer to for the Medieval Scots tree on Geni . Please come & help to get it as correct as we can.I've begun by using Charles Cawley's Medlands as the initial format - mostly because he's the best laid out internet resource to cut & paste from. We can edit in / over further sources, as we go, this being a very long-term project an all :-) Sha...

  • Cunningham Family

    Scope of Project To build a single, validated and documented shared family tree for the Cunningham families , from earliest origins to near modern times. General Note If you would like to contribute to this page, please feel free to edit it. Click here for instructions about using Wiki markup language. Send a message to join us and collaborate. Line Starters Please list your earliest ...

  • Buchanan Clan

    Buchanan Clan= Image, right. Clan Arms * Arms Or, a lion rampant Sable, armed and langued Gules, within a double tressure flory counterflory of the Second. * Crest or Badge: A dexter hand coupee holding a ducal cap, or duke’s cornet, proper, with two laurel branches wreathed surrounding the crest, disposed orleways proper>>> * Gaelic Name: Cononach* Motto: Clarior hinc honos or “Henceforth fo...

  • Kings of Scotland: House of Stewart (1371-1567)

    Scope of Project To build out and document the "about" section of the Master Profiles and meet "best practices." collaborators welcome! Overview from House of Stuart The House of Stuart , also known as the House of Stewart , is an European royal house. Founded by Robert II of Scotland, the Stewarts first became monarchs of the Kingdom of Scotland during the late 14th century. Their...

  • UK Portal - Scotland

    Fàilte ,welcome to the Scotland portal ! ===What can you do here?==*Ask questions*Collaborate on your research*Share knowledge you have gained as you've done your own research in a specific area.*Problem finding an ancestors , open a discussion here and we all try to help*Start your own related project.*Add your profiles.*Start or take part in a discussion.In this forum, we encourage everyone w...

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  • Ordinary Fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh

    Scope of Project ==This project is a place to gather together profiles of the Ordinary Fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.== Overview ==The Royal Society of Edinburgh is Scotland's national academy of science and letters. It is a registered charity, operating on a wholly independent and non-party-political basis and providing public benefit throughout Scotland. Established in 1783, it ha...

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  • People Connected to Fife

    People Connected to Fife Historic County of Scotland Image right - Fife within Scotland in 1890 See also Fife or Fifeshire Main Page Fife/Fifeshire - Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards Historic Houses of Fife

  • Royalty In The Family

    Trying to gather all my royal ancestors in one place. Direct ancestors only. William Henry Whiting was a descendant of King James II, King Charles 1st, 2nd. learnt Urdu from From Abdul Karim (the Munshi) scribe to queen. He grew up at Windsor Castle Victoria. HE was relatedto Prince Francis Teck, princess Mary Adelaide who from evidence they knew personally. He worked on the state Coach His ...

  • Scottish Jamaicans

    Scottish Jamaicans are Jamaicans of Scottish descent. Scottish Jamaicans include those of European and mixed African and Asian ancestry with Scottish ancestors and date back to the earliest period of post-Spanish, European colonisation. An early influx of Scots came in 1656, when 1200 prisoners of war were deported by Oliver Cromwell.to the recently acquired English colony there. They were so...

  • DNA Scotland

    Please relate and index Scotland-based DNA projects here . Scotland DNA (alphabetically) Clan Henderson Y-DNA Overview References “Genetic map of Scotland revealed.” “Study reveals 'extraordinary' DNA of people in Scotland.” (17 April 2012) “More Detail for British and Irish Ancestry.” (MAR 15, 2023) "Scottish-Clans" - Surname Project

  • Order of the Thistle

    The Order of the Thistle =The Order of the Thistle represents the highest honour in Scotland. It is second only in precedence in the UK to the Order of the Garter. The Order honours Scottish men and women who have held public office or who have contributed in a particular way to national life. The date of the foundation of the Order is not known, although legend has it that it was founded in 80...

  • Scottish Ancestor - Emigrant to the American Colonies, Canada and Jamaica

    Highlanders and Lowlanders The Scots are not to be confused with the Scotch-Irish, who were Ulster Irish and emigrated from Ireland Scotch-Irish Americans and not in not this Project - We are tracing our ancestors who were born in Scotland and emigrated directly from Scotland to the American Colonies, Canada, and Jamaica. Large-scale emigration from Scotland to America began in the 1700s after ...

  • Notable Scottish Americans

    This group is for notable figures whose ancestry came directly from Scotland, not those who went from Scotland to Ulster to America. = Notable Scottish Americans are Americans whose ancestry originates wholly or partly in Scotland. Large-scale emigration from Scotland to America began in the 1700s, accelerating after the Jacobite rising of 1745, the resulting breakup of the clan structures, and...

  • Place projects

    Place projects are projects on Geni that are focused of a specific geographical place or region. Places profiles are also the precursor to the upcoming Place Profiles feature. Place project portals Includes countries and kingdoms, and other top level place project. Geographical Australia Canada Europe Al-Andalus Austro-Hungarian-Empire Belarus Czech Republic-Bohemia Croatia

  • Tailors

    TAILORA tailor is a person who makes, repairs, or alters clothing professionally, especially suits and men's clothing.Although the term dates to the thirteenth century, tailor took on its modern sense in the late eighteenth century, and now refers to makers of men's and women's suits, coats, trousers, and similar garments, usually of wool, linen, or silk.* A tailor-made is a man's suit consisti...

  • Members of the Society of Writers to Her Majesty's Signet

    The Society of Writers to Her Majesty’s Signet is a private society of Scottish solicitors, dating back to 1594 and part of the College of Justice. Writers to the Signet originally had special privileges in relation to the drawing up of documents which required to be signeted, but these have since disappeared and the Society is now an independent, non-regulatory association of solicitors. The S...

  • Mc Donald , McDonald , Mac donald , MacDonald surname in South Africa

    Original MacDonald settlers in South Africa and their desendants MacDonald, Macdonald, and McDonald are surnames of Scottish Origin. In the Scottish Gaelic and Irish languages they are patronymic, referring to an ancestor with given name Donald. The surname is an Anglicised form of the Scottish Gaelic and Irish Gaelic MacDhòmhnaill or Dòmhnallach. The name is a patronym meaning 'son of Dòmhna...

  • Crawford Clan

    Crawford Clan == Scottish Clan * Crest: Stag's head erased Gules, between the attires a cross crosslet fitchée Sable* Badge * Gaelic Name: MacCreamhainn* Motto: Tutum te robore reddam (I will give you safety by strength)* Origin of Tartan: The Crawford tartan is derived from the Vestiarium Scoticum , first published in 1842 (Image in Gallery). The Crawford tartan is of relatively modern origi...

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