Genealogy Projects tagged with europeans on the Geni Family Tree

« Back to Projects Dashboard

  • Captured by Indians

    During the westward expansion of pioneers in the 17th through 19th centuries, thousands of European and African settlers were captured by American Indians. Indians waging war against settlers and other tribes often killed adult men and took women and children captive. These captives were adopted and integrated into tribal society. Their presence helped strengthen the tribe.Settlers in pioneer a...

  • Pre-Ellis Island Arrivals: 1880-1891

    This project is a sub-project for U.S. arrivals before Ellis Island opened. Please add your ancestors or other relatives who arrived during this period. ==afterwards we will work on a portal/master project!== ==Summary==* Immigration timeline By the 1880's, steam power had shortened the journey to America dramatically. Immigrants poured in from around the world: from the Middle East, the M...

  • Ellis Island Arrivals: 1892-1900

    This project is the first sub-project for arrivals at Ellis Island. Please add your ancestors or other relatives who arrived during this period. After 1900, the projects will encompass each succeeding decade. ==afterwards we will work on a master project or portal!== ==Summary==* Immigration timeline After 1892, nearly all immigrants came in through the newly opened Ellis Island. One immigran...