Genealogy Projects tagged with Spain on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Spanish American War

    The Spanish–American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States. It ultimately ended with the Americans defeating the Spaniards. Revolts against Spanish rule had been endemic for decades in Cuba and were closely watched by Americans; there had been war scares before, as in the Virginius Affair in 1873. By 1897–98, American public opinion grew angrier at reports...

  • Azorean Ancestry (DNA search)

    My Notable Ancestors My ancestors immigrated to the Azores around mid to late 1400's, they came from Flanders and Portugal and I've been able to trace some of their roots deep into Central Europe royalty. This project is merely a fun spot for me to gather information from my family tree and organize it according to my genetic breakdown. If you are a 'cousin' and have had your DNA done, it w...

  • Conquistadores españoles

    Los conquistadores españoles fueron los soldados, exploradores y aventureros españoles que pusieron diversos pueblos y territorios de las Américas bajo el dominio de la Corona Española, durante la llamada era de los descubrimientos, la cual siguió a la llegada de Felipe II , el cual prohibía los actos de conquista, denominándose a partir de enton...

  • Spanish Inquisition

    The Spanish Inquisition (Spanish: Inquisición española ), officially known as the Tribunal of the Holy Office of the Inquisition ( Tribunal del Santo Oficio de la Inquisición ), was a tribunal established in 1480 by Catholic Monarchs Isabella I of Castile . It was intended to maintain Catholic orthodoxy in their kingdoms, and to replace the Medieval Inquisition which was un...

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  • Portuguese-Spanish Jewish Journey to Jamaica

    This is sub-project of the Master Project for Jamaica: Jamaica Out Of many, One People"' . In 1700, there were more Jews in Spanish Town than in all of North America, and by 1730, Jews represented 12 percent of the white population of Jamaica. In the 18th century, Ashkenazi Jews began arriving from England and Germany, joining the Sephardi Jews who had begun to arrive a century earlier. I...

  • Latina / Latino Entertainers of the Golden Age (US)

    Whether they are songs and dances from Mexico, Cuba, Spain or Brazil, there is that unmistakable beat and colorful presentation. Enjoy these performers who proudly represented their culture and countries while making movies in Hollywood - artists singing and dancing. What can you do here? Ask questions. Collaborate on your research. Share knowledge you have gained as you've done your ...

  • War of the Spanish Succession (1701-1714)

    War of the Spanish Succession See Wikipedia... The War of the Spanish Succession (1701–1714) was fought among several European powers, including a divided Spain, over the possible unification of the Kingdoms of Spain and France under one Bourbon monarch. As France and Spain were among the most powerful states of Europe, such a unification would have drastically altered the European b...

  • Cuban Portal

    This is the portal or master project for anything Cuban-related. Geni Cuban sub-projects  
Afrocuban Women Filmmakers  
Banana Wars  
Caribbean Migration (To and From U.S.) Prior to 1900  
Chinese in the Caribbean  
Colonial Americas Portal  
Conquistadores españoles ...

  • Tango

    The figures who created and made Tango great.

  • Notable peoples of diasporic Basque descent

    Notable peoples of diasporic Basque descent Simón Bolívar , 2nd President of Venezuela John Sevier , 1st Governor of Tennessee Che Guevara , Argentine Marxist revolutionary, physician, author, intellectual, guerrilla leader, diplomat and military theorist. Ted Williams , American professional baseball player and manager. Jedediah Smith , American explorer of the Rocky ...

  • War of Jenkins' Ear

    War of Jenkins' Ear was a conflict between Great Britain and Spain that lasted from 1739 to 1748, with major operations largely ended by 1742. Its unusual name, coined by Thomas Carlyle in 1858, relates to Robert Jenkins, captain of a British merchant ship, who exhibited his severed ear in Parliament following the boarding of his vessel by Spanish coast guards in 1731. This affair and a number ...

  • Moorish Culture in Spain and Elsewhere

    This project is about exactly what it says. The Moors conquered Spain about 700 A.D. and stayed there for over 700 years. We will talk about how Moorish culture affected the Iberian Peninsula (Spain and Portugal) and all their colonies and colonists. ( ). There were at least three (3) sets of Muslim/Moslem Moors: the Arabic Moors, Black or African Moors (hence the term, "blackamoor," or Black...

  • West Florida, the 15th Colony

    This project is to discuss and research the West Florida Colony controlled variously by Spain and Britain. In recent conversations with David Menk, he mentioned the 8 eastern Parishes of Louisiana were actually part of West Florida. Notables William Blount --- 1st person in the U.S. to be impeached by the House of Representatives, the first time it even exercised this power, and was simul...

  • Spanish Louisiana

    This project is to discuss and research the Louisiana Territory controlled by Spain for fifty (50) years, 1763-1813. Recent conversations with David Menk, a former native of Sliddell, Louisiana. He mentioned that West Florida was larger than imaged and extended to the Mississippi River in Louisiana. Thus the name Florida Parishes, eight of them! Notables William Blount ---An aggressive la...

  • Portal español

    (Este portal es un proyecto hermano del Spanish International Portal , el portal para los usuarios internacionales) Bienvenidos al portal español de Geni. Este proyecto está para todos los que están interesados ​​en la genealogía española y todo lo relacionado con nuestra lengua. Desde aquí puedes acceder fácilmente a diferentes p...

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  • East Florida, the 14th Colony

    This project is to discuss and research the East Florida Colony controlled variously by Spain and Britain. Notables 60th (Royal American) Regiment of Foot, later the King's Royal Rifle Corps, raised in 1755 as the 62nd and renumbered as the 60th in 1756. The American Regiment of Infantry operated in East and West Florida. (See Journal of Southern History). Links and Resources Rosales'...

  • DeLisser / De Lisser Family of Jamaica

    This project is to research and find out more about the DeLisser / De Lisser and other related families from Jamaica, West Indies, but originating in western Europe.==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*...

  • Descendants of Don Abraham Senior Coronel

    Lineage of the Senior / Coronel Family Peerage Pedigree Global Legacy of Don Abraham Senior (1412-1493) by Graham Senior-Milne Don Abraham Senior Coronel is the patriarch to a massive family spanning the globe. The aim of this project is to edit, update, and clean-up the profiles of Don Abraham's descendants. Don Abraham Senior Coronel Family Tree Project Image : T...

  • Christopher Columbus

    Christopher Columbus (Cristoforo Colombo; Cristóbal Colón; Cristóvão Colombo) born between October 31, 1450 and October 30, 1451 – 20 May 1506) was an Italian explorer, navigator, and colonizer, born in the Republic of Genoa, in what is today northwestern Italy. Under the auspices of the Catholic Monarchs of Spain, he completed four voyages across the A...

  • Portal España

    Bienvenidos al portal España de Geni. Apoyo de la comunidad Discusiones Conservadores Hay varios conservadores de Geni que se especializan en la genealogía española y están más que dispuestos a ayudar a responder a cualquier pregunta que pueda tener. Victar Philip J. Decker Iván Noé Vásquez Alburez Pablo Benítez Ba...

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  • Venezuelan Revolution

    Here we will add the names of people that fought in the Venezuelan Revolution on both sides Spain and Venezuela. So find out some more names and add them here.

  • Portuguese Restoration War (1640-1668)

    Portuguese Restoration War The Portuguese Restoration War (Portuguese: Guerra da Restauração) was the name given by nineteenth-century 'romantic' historians to the war between Portugal and Spain that began with the Portuguese revolution of 1640 and ended with the Treaty of Lisbon (1668). The revolution of 1640 ended the sixty-year period of dual monarchy in Portugal and Spai...