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  • American Academy of Arts and Sciences

    The American Academy of Arts and Sciences , frequently known as the American Academy , is one of the oldest and most prestigious honorary societies and a leading center for policy research in the United States. Election to the Academy is considered one of the nation's highest honors since its founding during the American Revolution by John Adams, John Hancock, James Bowdoin, and other scholar-p...

  • 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,...

  • United States Army

    The United States Army (USA) is the largest branch of the United States Armed Forces that performs land-based military operations. It is also the largest overall and oldest established branch of the U.S. military, and is one of seven U.S. uniformed services. The modern army has its roots in the Continental Army which was formed on 14 June 1775, to meet the demands of the American Revolutionar...

  • USA Portal

    About the United States Portal The United States portal is created in order to facilitate those researching ancestors or relatives in the United States or elsewhere in the world but with American roots. We encourage everyone with links in the United States to communicate and explore a common ancestry. In this portal you will find sources and discussions that will help you with your resear...

  • 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...

  • United States presidential election, 2016

    States presidential election, 2016=The United States presidential election of 2016 will be the 58th quadrennial U.S. presidential election and is to be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2016. Voters in the election will select presidential electors, who in turn will elect a new President and Vice President of the United States. The incumbent president, Barack Obama, is ineligible to be elected to a ...

  • Dutch emigration to America 1800-1950

    Dutch emigration to America 1800-1950 This project Dutch emigration to America refers to Americans who are of full or partial Dutch heritage. An estimated 4.5 million Americans claim total or partial Dutch heritage. Today the majority of the Dutch Americans live in Michigan, California, Montana, Minnesota, New York, Wisconsin, Idaho, Utah, Iowa, Ohio, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania. In 2013 ...

  • United States Governors

    United States Governors In the United States, the title governor refers to the chief executive of each state or insular territory, not directly subordinate to the federal authorities, but the political and ceremonial head of the state. Role and powers The United States Constitution preserves the notion that the country is a federation of semi-sovereign states and that powers not speci...

  • United States House of Representatives from Massachusetts

    As described Massachusett's current delegation to the United States House of Representatives. Richard Neal Jim McGovern Niki Tsongas Joseph Kennedy III Katherine Clark Seth Moulton Mike Capuano Stephen Lynch William Keating

  • United States House of Representatives from Maryland

    As described. Maryland's current delegation to the United States House of Representatives. Andrew P. Harris Dutch Ruppersberger John Sarbanes Donna Edwards Steny Hoyer John Delaney Elijah Cummings Chris Van Hollen

  • Jews of Louisiana

    This is an umbrella project for all projects related to Jews from Louisiana . Notes From Pushcarts and Plantations: Jewish Life in Louisiana In the early 1700s, Sephardic traders journeyed up from the Caribbean and became the first Jews to settle in Louisiana. The small community thrived despite of the infamous "Black Code" of 1724 that officially expelled all Jews from the French colony....

  • Lebanese Americans

    The backbone of this project is from an online article, Lebanese americans, by Paula Hajar and J. Sydney Jones. (See links below). Overview The earliest immigrants from the Eastern Mediterranean were generally lumped together under the common rubric of Syrian-Lebanese, and it is consequently difficult to separate the number of ethnic Lebanese immigrants from ethnic Syrian immigrants. Neithe...

  • United States Senators

    Welcome to the United States Senators project on Geni! This project aims to bring together all of the profiles for the men and women who have served in the upper house of the American legislature since it was first convened in 1789. Anyone who has ever served in the United States Senate should be added to the project. Resources The Senate maintains a list of all senators in U.S. history ,...

  • American politicians

    American politicians are people who are professionally involved in politics in the United States. Related projects Continental Congress United States Cabinet members United States Presidents and Vice Presidents United States Senators

  • United States House of Representatives from Kentucky

    Congressmen from Kentucky. Kentucky's current delegation to the United States House of Representatives. Ed Whitfield Brett Guthrie John Yarmuth Thomas Massie Hal Rogers Andy Barr

  • United States House of Representatives from Kansas

    As described * Kansas current delegation to the United States House of Representatives. Tim Huelskamp Lynn Jenkins Kevin Yoder Mike Pompeo

  • Philippine–American War

    The Philippine–American War (1899–1902) was an armed conflict between the United States and Filipino revolutionaries. (Image: Private William W. Grayson (1876-1941) of the First Nebraska Volunteers fired the shot that started the Filipino-American War.) The conflict arose from the struggle of the First Philippine Republic to secure independence from the United States following...

  • Practicing American Attorneys

    This project is for living U.S. attorneys as opposed to deceased/historical/powdered ones.

  • Pennsylvania Governors and Presidents

    List of Governors and Presidents of Pennsylvania==

  • United States Army Air Corps

    The United States Army Air Corps ( USAAC ) was the military aviation arm of the United States of America between 1926 and 1941 [ see note below ]. The statutory administrative forerunner of the United States Air Force, it was renamed from the earlier United States Army Air Service on 2 July 1926 and part of the larger United States Army. The Air Corps was the immediate predecessor of the United...

  • Indiana Governors

    Indiana Governors List of Governors of Indiana

  • San Diego, California

    Profiles of those with a connection to "America's Finest City" San Diego and other parts of San Diego county, California. San Diego County is a large county located in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of California. Hence, San Diego County is also located in the southwestern corner of the 48 contiguous United States. Its county seat and largest city is San Diego. San Diego County h...

  • State of Massachusetts

    About the Massachusetts project The Massachusetts project is created in order to facilitate those researching ancestors or relatives in Massachusetts or elsewhere in the world but with roots or relatives in Massachusetts. We encourage everyone with links in Massachusetts to communicate and explore a common ancestry -- and to add the tag "Massachusetts" to any relavent projects. In this po...

  • United States House of Representatives from New Hampshire

    Members of the United States House of Representatives from the State of New Hampshire. New Hampshire's current delegation to the United States House of Representatives. Frank Guinta Ann McLane Kuster (Private profile).

  • Ellis Island Irish arrivals

    Ellis Island Irish arrivals On the 2e January 1892 the new emigration building Ellis Island opened its doors to emigrants from all over the globe. The first person to arrive was an Irish girl called Annie Moore ' many Irish emigrants followed in Annie's footsteps. Aim of this project This project aims to create a collection of profiles of the Irish emigrants who arrived at Ellis Island an...

  • Jews of New York

    An umbrella project for all projects related to New York Jews. Jews of New York Yizkor Books Online at New York Library Center for Jewish History New York City Ackman Ziff Genealogy Institute Center for Jewish History in New York City Famous New York Jews Woody Allen Barbra Streisand Menachem Schneersohn

  • United States House of Representatives from New Jersey

    As described; members of the United States House of Representatives from the State of New Jersey New Jersey's current delegation to the United States House of Representatives. Donald Norcross Frank LoBiondo Tom MacArthur Chris Smith Scott Garrett Frank Pallone Leonard Lance Albio Sires Bill Pascrell Donald Payne, Jr.

  • Historical criminals, thieves and vagabonds

    Historical criminals, thieves and vagabonds Famous historical criminals are those individuals whose criminal behaviors became widely known to the general public for their unscrupulous acts. Aim of this project is to list people worldwide who have been convicted of serious crimes, or are notable for their criminal activities in the past. This is a worldwide project Belgium Ludovicus ...

  • Pioneers of the Old Southwest Territory (Tennessee), 1791-1796

    Bring your pioneer ancestors on over. Profiles must be set to public. The Territory South of the River Ohio, more commonly known as the Southwest Territory, was an organized incorporated territory of the United States that existed from May 26, 1790, until June 1, 1796, when it was admitted to the United States as the State of Tennessee . ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ George Washington Philadelph...

  • United States Signal Corps

    The United States Army Signal Corps (USASC) develops, tests, provides, and manages communications and information systems support for the command and control of combined arms forces. It was established in 1860, the brainchild of United States Army Major Albert J. Myer, and has had an important role from the American Civil War through to the current day. Over its history, it had the initial resp...

  • South Carolina Governors

    This project is just what it sounds like; a place to gather together any profiles available of Governors of South Carolina.

  • Kashubian History and Culture; Kaszubi / Historia i Kultura Kaszubów

    Kashubian History and Culture This project is to focus on the history of the Kashubian people and their unique culture, traditions and language. Kashubians are not German nor Polish. Since 2005, the Kashubian language enjoys legal protection by the Polish government as a minority language. Kashubian is taught in Polish schools and is found on many street signs in the region. Historians and ...

  • Continental Navy 1775 - 1785

    This project is intended for all of those that served in the United States Continental Navy. The Continental Navy was the navy of the United States during the American Revolutionary War, and was formed in 1775. Through the efforts of the Continental Navy's patron, John Adams, and vigorous Congressional support in the face of stiff opposition, the fleet cumulatively became relatively substanti...

  • United States with Counties, Areas, Communities Project

    This is a Umbrella Project. Please do not place profiles here. This project does not replace any other America Project.General Instructions. This group of projects is for people who wish to trace migration patterns of their families or for any other reason. (5/5/2016) 1 Select the State your Profile belongs . You may place Profile in the General if you do not know the County. 2 Place Profile in...

  • Alcatraz Inmates

    Alcatraz Inmates This project is a collection of notable inmates of Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary:[ An inmate register reveals that there was 1576 prisoners in total which were held at Alcatraz during its time as a Federal Penitentiary, although figures reported have varied and some have stated 1557. About Alcatraz Alcatraz Island is located in the San Francisco Bay, 1.25 miles (2.01 km) ...

  • Hawaii Governors

    The Republic of Hawaii was annexed by the United States in 1898. It was organized into Hawaii Territory in 1900, and admitted as a state in 1959. The Republic had only one president, Sanford B. Dole, who later was the first territorial governor. Between 1893 and 1894, Hawaii was under the Provisional Government of Hawaii, with no formal leader. Before 1893, Hawaii was a monarchy; see list of mo...

  • The Great San Francisco Earthquake 1906

    The Great San Francisco Earthquake 1906 On April 18, 1906 at 5.12 AM , an earthquake and subsequent fires devastated San Francisco, California, leaving more than 3,000 people dead and destroying more than 28,000 buildings. The quake ruptured the San Andreas fault to the north and south of the city, for a total of 296 miles, and could be felt from southern Oregon to Los Angeles and inland to c...

  • State of California

    CALIFORNIA "The Golden State" California is a state located on the West Coast of the United States. It is by far the most populous U.S. state, and the third most extensive (after Alaska and Texas). It is home to the nation's second- and sixth-largest census statistical areas (Los Angeles Metropolitan Area and San Francisco Bay Area), and eight of the nation's fifty most populated cities (Lo...

  • 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 France French Provinces of the "Anc...

  • Queenstown, Cork - Departures

    From 1848 to 1950 over six million adults and children experienced emigration from Queenstown, County Cork, Ireland. Over 2.5 million Irish departed from Cobh, making it the single most important port of emigration. This exodus from Ireland was largely a result of poverty, crop failures, the land system, and a lack of opportunity. Irish emigration from Queenstown, County Cork, Ireland reached...

  • Caribbean Migration (To and From U.S.) Prior to 1900

    This project covers Caribbean peoples migrating to and from North America/the United Colonies (U.C.)/ United States (U.S.), prior to 1900. Starting about 1500. A time-line of Latin America Arrivals in Caribbean from Europe Jews from Spain, Portugal, Holland, and Britain See Albion's Seed project Scottish and Irish prisoners and indentured servants Cromwell's fleet arrived in J...

  • Migrations: Emigration from Europe

    WORK IN PROGRESS < BACK . Motives Colonizing Powers Colonization of the Americas Colonization of Asia Colonization of Africa Merchant Companies British East India Company Dutch East India Company Dutch West India Company Swedish East India Company Compagnie des Moluques

  • Jamaican Americans

    This is a list of notable Jamaican Americans, including both original immigrants who obtained American citizenship and their American descendants. (This project is a part of or subgroup of Jamaica "Out Of many, One People" project.) Are you related? Intrigued by a genealogy? Please contribute by building out their family trees on Geni. Make sure the profile is "public" but please protect th...

  • Boonesborough Pioneers

    Add pioneer settlers of Fort Boonesborough, Kentucky.to this project. You can visit HistoryLink to find out which projects include your ancestors. Historical Summary Boonesborough was founded by legendary frontiersman Daniel Boone when he worked for Richard Henderson of the Transylvania Company. Boone led a group of settlers through the mountains from Fort Watauga (at present day Elizabetht...

  • Librarians of Congress

    From "Jefferson's Legacy: A brief history of the Library of Congress" The office of Librarian of Congress, like the Library of Congress itself, has been shaped by tradition, politics, and strong personalities. Although the Library of Congress was established in 1800, the office of Librarian was not created until 1802. This 1802 law stipulated that the Librarian of Congress was to be appointed...

  • American Coins

    People on Coins Presidents George Washington $1, 25¢ John Adams $1 Thomas Jefferson $1, 25¢, 5¢ James Madison $1 James Monroe $1, 25¢ John Quincy Adams $1 Andrew Jackson $1

  • U.S. at the 2014 Winter Olympics

    This project focuses on the athletes representing the United States at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. Please note that the list below is of course incomplete; your help with this project is greatly appreciated! Names in bold designate medallists. Alpine Skiing Ted Ligety Figure Skating Gracie Gold Ashley Wagner Freestyle Skiing Gus Kenworthy Nordic Combined ...

  • Sarah Orne Jewett's South Berwick

    Sarah Orne Jewett's South Berwick Please add Geni profiles from writer Sarah Orne Jewett's life and times to this project. Collaborators, feel free to update the project, including images, resource material ... And invite more collaborators. From the Sarah Orne Jewett Walking Tour brochure by the Jewett Eastman Memorial Committee, trustees of Jewett Eastman House: Novelist, poet and s...

  • Woehl / Wale / Wales

    Wöhl / Woehl family that originated in Oberseebach, Bas-Rhin, France. A good number of them migrated to Welland County, Ontario, Canada and settled. A select number emigrated to Buffalo, Erie County, New York, USA. The surname can be seen written in a number of ways depending on where they are using the name. In Oberseebach it was Wöhl and in North America and other places that ...