Genealogy Projects tagged with americans on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Finnish Americans

    Purpose of project Please use this project as a place to connect with others tracing their Finnish ancestry, share resources you find, offer helpful tips, ask questions about your search, share your brick walls, etc. Please feel free to add any Finnish Americans you'd like to the project!

  • USA Portal

    Welcome to the USA Portal bois! The USA Portal is here 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 research. In case you have...

  • Swiss Americans

    Swiss Americans are Americans of Swiss descent, including those whose ancestors spoke Swiss German, Swiss French, Swiss Italian, and Romansh. Today, there are approximately 1 million Americans who identify as Swiss American. Purpose of project Please use this project as a place to connect with others tracing their Swiss ancestry, share resources you find, offer helpful tips, ask questions a...

  • Notable Arab Americans

    Here is a project to showcase the many Arab immigrants and people of Arab background who have achieved notability in some way in the United States. At right: Helen Zughaib, Prayer Rug for America, 2001. Giclee ¾, 20 x 13 in. Original in the collection of the Library of Congress. Arab Americans Arab Americans ( Arabic : عَرَبٌ أَمْرِيكِيُّونَ ‎‎) are Americans of Arab ethnic, cultural and ...

  • Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCVs)

    The United States Peace Corps is a volunteer program run by the United States government. The stated mission of the Peace Corps includes providing technical assistance, helping people outside the United States to understand American culture, and helping Americans to understand the cultures of other countries. The work is generally related to social and economic development. Each program partici...

  • Notable Finnish Americans

    Finnish Americans comprise Americans 1) with ancestral roots from Finland or 2) Finnish people who emigrated to and reside in the United States. The Finnish American population numbers about 700,000. Finns first began setting in the present United States in the mid-1600s as part of the settlement of New Sweden. The largest wave of Finnish immigration occurred in the late 19th century and cont...