Genealogy Projects tagged with emigration on the Geni Family Tree

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  • 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,...

  • Irish Portal

    About the Irish Portal Portal for people who are interested in Irish genealogy. The aim of this portal is to make this a very useful tool for research, and a place to meet other people tracing their Irish ancestors 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. Start your own r...

  • South African Settlers - Dutch

    The Early Dutch Settlers of South Africa This project is devoted to the Dutch Settlers in South Africa. Please only add the profiles of the Stamvaders/Progenitors who came from The Netherlands/Holland. Although not Dutch settlers from Belgium are included in this project - see below. It is also a place where you can share links to online resources, tell other users where records etc. can ...

  • First Ancestor to Immigrate to U.S.A.

    Purpose A project intended to list ancestors that were the first to immigrate to the United States of America. Many managers place a profile picture similar to the one on the right on their ancestor that emigrated from another country and arrived in U.S.A to build a new life. This project creates a data base of those pioneers. Your ancestor profiles added to this project will be printed usi...

  • Norwegian American

    Emigration from Norway to the United States of America. This project is about emigrants from Norway to USA. Index Links Norwegian-American Settlements in The US From which county in Norway was the emigrants born? Østfold Akershus Oslo Hedmark Oppland Buskerud Vestfold Telemark Aust Agder Vest Agder Rogaland Hordaland Sogn og Fjordane Møre ...

  • 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...

  • Dutch Diaspora - Farewell Nederland

    Farewell Nederland Aim of this project This project functions as a research tool for users with relatives who originated from the Netherlands but also as a collection of profiles of the people who did leave to start a new life abroad. Please feel free to add profiles of the Dutch families or descendants to the project, ideally with a small note in the about section of the profile with the n...

  • SA French Huguenot Settlers

    Fleeing religious persecution of Protestants in France after the 1685 revocation of the Edict of Nantes (which had guaranteed their rights), 200 000 French Huguenots emigrated to countries such as Switzerland. Germany, England, America, and South Africa. Amongst the first Huguenots to come were Francois Villion (Viljoen) in 1671, Pierre le Febre in 1683, Jean de Long, and the du Toit brothers...

  • English Emigration to Australia

    English Emigration to Australia Please add profiles to the relevant State or Territory bellow Timeline 13 May 1787 – The 11 ships of the First Fleet leave Portsmouth under the command of Capt Arthur Phillip. Different accounts give varying numbers of passengers but the fleet consisted of at least 1,350 persons of whom 780 were convicts and 570 were free men, women and children an...

  • Irish Peter Robinson Settlers - Canada

    Peter Robinson Settlers in Canada 200 anniversary The year 2025 will see a celebration of significance in celebration of the two hundreth anniversary of the arrival of the Peter Robinson settlers in the Canadian Peterborough area. Scope of this project This is a project for documenting the Irish settlers brought to Ontario in 1823 and 1825 by Peter Robinson . This project aim is to he...

  • Earl Grey Irish Female Orphans in Australia

    Earl Grey famine female orphan emigration scheme Scope The scope of this project is to identify the girls and the families of the orphan girls who were part of the Earl Grey emigration scheme to Australia between 1848 and 1850. Explanation of Earl Grey’s Famine Orphan Scheme The Orphan Emigration Scheme commenced in October 1848 and when it was wound up due to opposition from the...

  • Immigration Stories

    Immigration Stories Statistics can not tell the story of immigration, but people can . What is immigration? Immigration is the movement of people into a destination country to which they are not native or do not possess its citizenship in order to settle or reside there, especially as permanent residents or naturalized citizens Emigration is the act of leaving one's resident country w...

  • From North Cork to Ellis Island

    This project is a genealogical collection of profiles of people born in North Cork Ireland who emigrated to the United States arriving at Ellis Island. People who left North Cork to start a new life elsewhere: Murphy families - between 1898 and 1904 24 people with this surname arrived at Ellis Island in New York. Healy families - between 1899 and 1902 6 people with this surname arrived ...

  • Migration Portal

    Migration Portal This portal will function as an umbrella project for all projects on Geni related to migration Projects that can be included: Related to emigration Related to immigration Emigration schemes or organised emigration. Related to ports of arrival Related to ports of departure What is migration? Migration is the movement of people from one place in the world to a...

  • Emigrants from the Dutch province of Zeeland

    Emigrants from Zeeland Over time people from the province of Zeeland left for South Africa, Indonesia, Suriname, North America and Brazil, to establish colonies, settlements, cities or communities . An important motive was trade : mainly countries where the VOC or WIC traded were popular with Zeelanders . Soldiers, merchants , landowners and administrators took their families to various tra...

  • Scottish emigration to Australia

    Scottish emigration to Australia " The links between Scotland and Australia stretch back to the first British expedition of the Endeavour under command of Lieutenant James Cook who was himself the son of a Scottish ploughman. Cook navigated and charted the east coast of Australia, making first landfall at Botany Bay on 29 April 1770. His discoveries and reports by Cook's expedition would lead...

  • Irish emigration to Australia

    Irish emigration to Australia Irish Australians form the second largest ethnic group in Australia, numbering 1,919,727 or 9.0 per cent of respondents in the 2001 Census. Irish settlers – both voluntary and forced – were crucial to the development of the Australian colonies from the earliest days of European settlement. The Irish first came over in large numbers as convicts (50...

  • Irish Immigrants at Grosse-Ile Quarantine Station Canada 1832-1937

    Immigrants at Grosse-Ile Quarantine Station Canada 1832-1937 Grosse Isle is located in Gulf of St. Lawrence in Quebec, Canada. It is one of the islands of the 21-island Isle-aux-Grues archipelago. It is part of the municipality of Saint-Antoine-de-l'Isle-aux-Grues, located in the Chaudière-Appalaches region of the province. Also known as Grosse Isle and the Irish Memorial National Hi...

  • "Australia" (Ship) - European Pioneers to South Australia - 1855

    The ship "Australia", 530 tons, Captain C.A. Jansen, from Hamburg 1st November 1854, arrived at Port Adelaide, South Australia 4th March 1855. The South Australian Register, Monday March 5th 1855: Arrival: the ship Australia, bringing 211 German and Prussian passengers, arrived at the lightship anchorage yesterday, previous to the departure from the river Elbe there was a sad mortality amon...

  • Migrations: Emigration from Africa - Ports of Departure

    WORK IN PROGRESS < BACK . Angola 1484 - Mpinda Ambriz Loanga 1576 - São Paulo de Luanda 1587 - Benguela Benin Agoue Jakin Porto Novo 1580 - Ouidah Ghana 1482 - Elmina (the first European settlement in West Africa, by the Portuguese) Guinea-Bissau 1588 - Cacheu Gambia 1651 - Juffureh - Fort James 1681 - Albreda

  • Irish Diaspora - Diaspóra na nGael

    Irish Diaspora The Irish diaspora Diaspóra na nGael consists of Irish emigrants and their descendants in countries such as the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, Australia, Argentina, New Zealand, Mexico, South Africa, Brazil and states of the Caribbean and continental Europe. The diaspora, maximally interpreted, contains over 80 million people, which is over thirteen times the...

  • 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...

  • 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

  • Castle Garden Arrivals - 1820 to 1890

    Castle Garden Americas First Immigration Center This is the main Castle Garden project , the main project will be divided in sub-projects covering the period from 1820-1850 and the period from 1850-1890. Please add your ancestors or other relatives who arrived during these periods to the relevant projects. Note: When the year of arrival at Castle Garden is unknown the profile can be added to ...

  • The Irish Emmigrant to Canada

    Irish Canadians Irish Canadian are immigrants and descendants of immigrants who originated in Ireland. 1.2 million Irish immigrants arrived, 1825 to 1970, at least half of those in the period from 1831-1850. By 1867, they were the second largest ethnic group (after the French), and comprised 24% of Canada's population. The 1931 national census counted 1,230,000 Canadians of Irish descent, hal...

  • Peter Robinson Settlers - Fortitude Passengers May 1825

    Passengers arriving onboard the Fortitude This project page belongs to the main project Peter Robinson Settlers in Canada A return of Irish Emigrants proceeding to Canada, to be settled at the Expense of His Majesty's Government, under the superintendence of Mr. Peter Robinson, Embarked at Cove on board of the FORTITUDE for passage to Quebec - Mr. Francis Connin, Surgeon in charge. Ship For...

  • Peter Robinson Settlers - Stakesby passengers July 1823

    Passengers arriving onboard the Stakesby This project page belongs to the main project Peter Robinson Settlers in Canada This page will list all the Irish emigrants who traveled from Cobh County Cork Ireland to Quebec onboard ship the Stakesby passengers embarked on board of the STAKESBY on 8th July 1823 and arrived at Quebec September 2nd and the proceeded to Montreal on the steamboat New ...

  • Migrations: Emigration from Africa

    WORK IN PROGRESS < BACK Ports of Departure . * Motives African Kingdoms and Kings (background: Kingdoms in Pre-Colonial Africa ) Africa1800-1875 African Queens African Kings Slave Traders (background: Atlantic Slave Trade ) U.S. SLAVE TRADE * Ports of Departures Slave Data