Genealogy Projects tagged with fake genealogy on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Spurious Pedigrees

    Come collaborate and share your knowledge of spurious pedigrees. Add links; add profiles; identify wishful thinking, leaps of fancy, mistakes since corrected but still in circulation ... and outright scams. from Fraudulent Genealogy by Lisa South, Certified Genealogist There are many reasons that people create fraudulent genealogies: 1. Family members that are trying to hide something...

  • oseriös forskning på Geni

    Have long wondered. When you find profiles claiming that you have found their roots right down to Adam and Eve. There is actually such a profile here at Geni. It becomes very hard to see these finding as credible and serious. Have asked them a number of times what they are basing their research on. It must be almost impossible to find sources that prove their assumptions. The risk is that some ...

  • Geni as Illusion?

    This Project sheds light on who we are as a civilization. It illuminates the world tree on Geni.com where some profiles in it are fictional. The persons' names are added to profiles in the tree. When we also read the links Connected to this Project one will get a meaningful Learning. Contents: 1. Geni as Illusion ? 2. Fictional profiles 3. Profiles without written Sources 4. How to ...

  • Imposters

    Imposters An impostor (also spelled imposter) is a person who pretends to be somebody else, often to try to gain financial or social advantages through social engineering, but just as often for purposes of espionage or law enforcement. Aim of this project The aim of this project is to create a collection of profiles of all international imposters, feel free to add names and profiles to th...