Genealogy Projects tagged with chinese on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Geni Guide to Chinese Names

    For general information on Chinese genealogy, see the China Portal project. For a very brief introduction to Chinese names, see If you use English or any non-Chinese language as interface language across the site, and you'd like to fill in the Chinese characters, please note that the name fields under Chinese tabs have been changed as follows. title : the full imperial or noble title, i...

  • Notable Chinese Americans

    Chinese Americans are Americans who have full or partial Han Chinese ancestry. Chinese Americans constitute one group of overseas Chinese and also a subgroup of East Asian Americans, which is further a subgroup of Asian Americans. Many Chinese Americans are immigrants along with their descendants from mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan, as well as from other regions that include large...

  • Project Translators Portal

    Project Translators Portal This portal is I hope the start of something big and possibly game changing in Geni. Geni is creating a WORLD Family Tree and so we need to do what we can to ensure the whole world has good access to the whole of Geni. Language being a key barrier that we must cross in order to achieve this. This Portal Project will be the start of coordinating people creating pro...

  • China at the 2014 Winter Olympics

    This project focuses on the athletes who are likely to represent China at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. Once Olympic trials have been held, the list will be refined to cover only those confirmed to be Olympians in 2014. Please note that the lists below are incomplete; indeed, the lists for some sports have not been started at all yet. Your help with this project is greatly appreciated! ...

  • Chinese in the Caribbean

    In the 1800s, Chinese migrated to the Caribbean-bordered areas, including the Caribbean islands, Central America, and Mainland Caribbean (South America), including Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Cuba, Costa Rica, Haiti, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Trinidad, and Guyana. See Chinese Caribbean - Wikipedia The Bahamas Chinese-Bahamians have a long history, dating back to at least 1879. The original Chine...

  • Angel Island (U.S. Immigration Station) Arrivals

    This is the master project or portal for the Angel Island Arrivals series. We will have sub-projects broken down by decade. The first sub-project will be Angel Island Arrivals: 1910-1920. Summary The experience for Asian immigrants in this period was quite different. In 1882, Congress passed the Chinese Exclusion Act, severely restricting immigration from China. Since earlier laws made it...