Genealogy Projects tagged with history on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Famous First

    Famous First There always is a very first for everything. This fun fact project is a collection of International famous first profiles, Who was the first person to? The aim of this project is to create a collection of all those people who were the first. Feel free to add profiles that are not listed yet. Famous Firsts up to 1199 Late 800s Alfred the Great - First King of England 114...

  • Talvik, Alta in Norway.

    This project contains genealogical information about people born in Alta area and Talvik area, Finnmark, Norway. Genealogy / Slektsforskning, wikipedia Norwegian immigrants to United States. Goldminers in Alaska. Shipwrecks along the Norwegian coast. Genealogyproject on Geni . Northernlights route, pictures and history, Tromsø University Northernlights observatory on Haldde - A...

  • UK Portal

    Welcome, Fàilte, Croeso ! . Looking for your ancestors in the UK? Or, you're in the UK and searching for relatives elsewhere in the world? In this forum, we encourage everyone with links in England, Scotland and Wales to communicate and explore a common ancestry. What can you do here? Ask questions Collaborate on your research Share knowledge you have gained as you've done ...

  • Prominent Historians and Philosophers

    Prominent Historians and Philosophers Prominent Historians and Philosophers who have made major contributions to our understanding of our world and the human condition. Selected profiles list by activity period: Photo: The School of Athens by Raphael BCE Pythagoras - Ὁ Πυθαγόρ&#...

  • People Connected to Middlesex

    People connected to Middlesex Historic County of England See also Middlesex - Main Page People buried in Highgate Cemetery London & Middlesex Genealogical Resources Historic Buildings of Middlesex inc. London

  • 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...

  • A genealogical and heraldic history of the landed gentry of Great Britain and Ireland

    Scope of Project This project aims to enrich the Geni Family Tree with the details of families listed in the Burke's publication of the same title. The project is not intended to be a collection of profiles, so please do not link profiles to this project. Instead it is intended to improve the quality of the Tree through identification: of missing links, of duplication, and therefore can...

  • 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...

  • Prominent Genealogists

    This project is to assemble prominent genealogists - the scholars who studied the descent of persons or families. It is organized by area of the world and historical period. Please add your ancestor or role model to the project (must be set to public). Collaborators, feel free to update the overview, particularly in indexing "notables." Sovereign Dynasties - Western Europe Rev. James An...

  • Female Artists Through the Centuries

    Female Artists through the centuries Female artists have been involved in making art in most times and places. Often certain media are associated with women, particularly textile arts; however, these gender roles in art change in different cultures and communities. Many art forms dominated by women have been historically dismissed from the art historical canon as craft, as opposed to fine art...

  • Female Scientists

    Women in Science trough the years Women have made contributions to science from the earliest times. Historians with an interest in gender and science have illuminated the scientific endeavors and accomplishments of women, the barriers they have faced, and the strategies implemented to have their work peer-reviewed and accepted. The historical, critical and sociological study of these is...

  • London and Middlesex - Genealogical Resources

    London and Middlesex Genealogical Resources Image Right - Public Record Office - Kew The purpose of this project is to outline the regional resources available for research in London and Middlesex, both geographical/physical and online.

  • Historical Kent

    Historical Kent The purpose of this project is to give a historical background to Kent, to provide information about those individuals of Historic importance linked to the county and to add links to any profiles of significant people linked to Kent who have profiles on GENi. See also Kent Main Page Battles Castles Historic Houses History - over view Timeline Pre-history 12th C...

  • Kent - Genealogical Resources

    Kent Genealogical Resources The purpose of this project is to outline the regional resources available for research in Kent, both geographical/physical and online. Image Right - The Sessions House or County Hall, Maidstone See British and Irish Genealogical Reference Centre

  • Yorkshire - Genealogical Resources

    Yorkshire - Genealogical Resources Image Right - Conisbrough Castle, Doncaster

  • Gloucestershire - Genealogical Resources

    Gloucestershire Genealogical Resources Image Right - Gloucestershire County Record Office and family history centre housed in a former school off Alvin Street. The purpose of this project is to outline the regional resources available for research in Gloucestershire, both geographical/physical and online. See British and Irish Genealogical Reference Centre

  • Historic Buildings of Suffolk, England

    Historic Buildings of Suffolk England The object of this project is to provide information about historic buildings in the county of Suffolk, with links to sub-projects for specific buildings as appropriate. GENi profiles of people associated with those establishments can be linked to this project and/or to individual projects where they have been set up. Image right - Kentwell Hall , Lon...

  • Cambridgeshire - Genealogical Resources

    Cambridgeshire Genealogical Resources Image Right - Cambridge University Library The purpose of this project is to outline the regional resources available for research in Cambridgeshire, both geographical/physical and online.

  • Cheshire - Genealogical Resources

    Cheshire Genealogical Resources Image Right - Cheshire Record Office The purpose of this project is to outline the regional resources available for research in Cheshire, both geographical/physical and online.

  • Derbyshire - Genealogical Resources

    Derbyshire Genealogical Resources Image Right - Derbyshire Record Office Computer Room The purpose of this project is to outline the regional resources available for research in Derbyshire, both geographical/physical and online.

  • Dorset - Genealogical Resources

    Dorset Genealogical Resources Image Right - Dorset History Centre, Dorchester The purpose of this project is to outline the regional resources available for research in Dorset, both geographical/physical and online.

  • Historical Cornwall

    Historical Cornwall History of the County of Cornwall - England Please join the project and add information if you can. Contributions welcome - but please do not copy and paste Wiki!! The purpose of this project is to give a historical background to Cornwall, to provide information about those individuals of Historic importance linked to the county and to add links to any profiles of ...

  • Chinese Literati: Early Medieval

    All the biographies are drawn from Knechtges, David R. and Chang, Taiping, eds. Ancient and Early Medieval Chinese Literature , A Reference Guide. Leiden: Brill, 2014 consisting of mostly literary figures from the Han to the Sui Dynasty. During this "Early Medieval" period, traditionally the Six Dynasties (Wei, Jin, Song, Qi, Liang, Chen), almost all literati (men of letter) came from t...

  • Kronstadt Uprising participants

    Kronstadt Uprising is the event in Russian Civil War. The rebellion took place in March of 1921 and its goal was to set up a free Soviet in the area, it was sparked by the Bolshevik attempt to take total control of the economy by stripping local population of the ability to define their internal interactions. The rebellion was led by Stepan Petrichenko and in the beginning consisted mainly of...

  • Historical criminals, thieves and vagabonds

    Historical criminals, thieves and vagabonds Famous historical criminals are those individuals whose criminal behaviors became widely known to the general public for their unscrupulous acts. Aim of this project is to list people worldwide who have been convicted of serious crimes, or are notable for their criminal activities in the past. This is a worldwide project Belgium Ludovicus ...

  • Black Africans in Panama

    A project about the history and genealogy of Blacks in Panama. 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. Problem finding an ancestors, open a discussion here and we all try to help Start your own related project. Add your profiles. Start or take part in a discussion ...

  • Notable Huguenot descendants - Britain

    Notable Huguenot descendants - Britain Arts, Entertainment and sports Hablot Knight Browne ("Phiz"), British illustrator of Charles Dickens Tony Cottee, West Ham United and England footballer Piers Courage , English racing driver Phil de Glanville, England rugby union international (private profile) William De Morgan , British art potter, tile designer, and author G....

  • Notable Huguenot descendants - United States

    Notable Huguenots or people from Huguenot descent United States Arts & Entertainment James Agee , American screenwriter and Pulitzer prize winning author Earl W. Bascom, American rodeo cowboy, artist, and sculptor William Christopher, American actor Joan Crawford , American actress Davy Crockett , American folk hero Johnny Depp , American actor Philip Morin Freneau...

  • Kashubian History and Culture; Kaszubi / Historia i Kultura Kaszubów

    Kashubian History and Culture This project is to focus on the history of the Kashubian people and their unique culture, traditions and language. Kashubians are not German nor Polish. Since 2005, the Kashubian language enjoys legal protection by the Polish government as a minority language. Kashubian is taught in Polish schools and is found on many street signs in the region. Historians and ...

  • Pioneers of Canada - Prince Edward Island

    Pioneers of Canada - Prince Edward Island History The first inhabitants of PEI were ancestors of the Mi’kmaq. There is evidence they occupied sites on PEI as many as 10,000 years ago by crossing the low plain now covered by Northumberland Strait. Occupation since that time has most likely been continuous, although there are some indications that there may have been seasonal migration...

  • Canadian Portal

    The Canadian Portal ~ Portail du Canada The Canadian portal is a place to meet other researchers, share information and take part in discussions and find everything available on Geni related to Canada. In addition to the above this portal will also function as a research tool with the links and sources provided on this portal page. This project should not have profiles added to it. All prof...

  • Devon - Genealogical Resources

    Devon Genealogical Resources Image Right - Devon Record Office The purpose of this project is to outline the regional resources available for research in Devon, both geographical/physical and online. HELP is always welcome - Please get involved!! Please do not link profiles to this project - its purpose is to inform!

  • Portland, Jamaica, West Indies

    Under Constuction S. W. Year 1734-1735 St George King George the second Towns Buff Bay Cattawood Spring Hope Bay Manchioneal Nanny Town Port Antonio, Capital St. Margaret's Bay [ San San] Boston Drapers William Williams(sl o ) Humphreys(sl o) __________________________ A Anderson Allen Alridge B Bryan Blake Baker Lorenz...

  • State of Colorado

    The state of Colorado was organized as a U.S. territory on February 28, 1861 from parts of Kansas, Nebraska, Utah, and New Mexico territories. It includes land acquired by the U.S. under the Louisiana Purchase (1803), the Annexation of Texas (1845), and Mexican Cession (1848). Colorado was admitted to the Union on August 1, 1876. Please do not add profiles to the State of Colorado project. ...

  • Working with sources

    This is an umbrella project about sourcing in genealogy. Please don't add any profiles but feel free to collaborate and contribute. It's a large topic, so please set up "related" projects to cover more specific areas. Types of Sources Primary sources , which are the most trusted ones, are written at the time of the event, like the priest write a baptism in a churchbook. Secondary so...

  • Ancient Civilizations Portal

    This portal is the master project for all ancient civilizations and ancient history projects. Summary Notables Timelines references, resources and links [ Posted by Loni Perry on January 18, 2011 in Bizarre, History Throughout our history, most civilizations have either met a slow demise or were wiped out by natural disasters or invasion. But there are a few societies whose di...

  • Historic Buildings of Buckinghamshire, England

    Historic Buildings of Buckinghamshire England Image right - Halton House in the Chiltern Hills nr. Halton, Buckinghamshire The object of this project is to provide information about historic buildings in the county of Buckinghamshire, England, with links to sub-projects for specific buildings as appropriate. GENi profiles of people associated with those establishments can be linked to thi...

  • Historic Buildings of Hampshire, England

    Historic Buildings of Hampshire England Image right - Beaulieu Palace House The object of this project is to provide information about historic buildings in the county of Gloucestershire, with links to sub-projects for specific buildings as appropriate. GENi profiles of people associated with those establishments can be linked to this project and/or to individual projects where they have ...

  • Huguenots of Britain

    Scope Scope of this project is to look in to the history of the huguenots in Britain and to indentify those who came and settled in Britain. The Huguenots An estimated 50,000 Protestant Walloons and Huguenots fled to England, about 10,000 of whom moved on to Ireland around the 1690s. In relative terms, this could be the largest wave of immigration of a single community into Britain ever...

  • Arvada, Colorado

    A Lorraine Anderson Ralph "Bill" Ashton Ralph E. Ashton 1896–1981 B Richard Bartlett Lee Layton Beghtol 1888–1964 Eugene Emory Benjamin 1883–1944 William John Bennett 1885–1947 James Biggins Jr. 1892–1964 Terri Binder C Steve Camins Royce Collier Karen Connor Shelley Cook Ron Culbertson D Alfred Lee Davis 1865&...

  • Working with sources: Colonial America

    Umbrella project: "working with sources" Types of sources Family Tradition Family Bible interviews privately published memoirs family trees scrapbooks ... Records Birth / marriage / death Military Land Wills (probate, inventory of estate) Immigration (ship passenger lists) Naturalization (denization) Tax Census Business (invoices) Correspondence Dir...

  • Battleground Ireland

    Battleground Ireland Ireland became a battleground almost by accident - having left England, James II had de facto handed William the crown on a silver plate. His only hope of restoration was linked to a return to his realm. And only one part was considered secure and sympathetic enough - Catholic Ireland, effectively ruled by the Jacobite Tyrconnel. Tyrconnel was determined to hold on to p...

  • Grand Dukes of Lithuania

    The Grand Dukes of Lithuania, c1200 - 1569 From King Mindaugas to Sigismund III. The state of Lithuania formed in 1230s, when threatened by the Livonian Order in the north and the Teutonic Knights in the west, Baltic tribes united under Mindaugas leadership. He became the only crowned king of Lithuania. His state became known as Grand Duchy of Lithuania. After Grand Duke Jogaila becam...

  • International Index of Projects about WOMEN

    Geni projects about Women 'The strength of a woman is not measured by the impact that all her hardships in life have had on her; but the strength of a woman is measured by the extent of her refusal to allow those hardships to dictate her and who she becomes. C. JoyBell C. Women have proved that they are on par with men in the fields of governance, literature and also a...

  • Barbados Portal

    This project is the portal for all Barbados-related projects.

  • Falkirk FC Players

    I am trying to trace all the players who ever played for Falkirk FC, it is a bit of a nightmare, but I am making my way throught it somehow.

  • Ports of Arrival: Port of Baltimore, U.S.A.

    The goal of this project, is to cover the history of the Port of Baltimore and its arriving and departing Immigrants and Emigrants, from all over the Globe. Please, feel free to add your ancestors and other known Profiles, of Those who arrived to the "New World", at this particular Port. Upon greater interest and contributions on/to this topic, please, join the project. (Just use the ...

  • Castles of Ireland (ROI)

    CASTLES OF IRELAND Irish castle history stretches nearly 1000 years, from the Norman invasions of the 1000s to the early 20th century. Ireland was a country to subdue, and to keep the population in check, castles were built to house the new ruling families and garrison their armies. The later castles were symbols of wealth and political power, architectural homages rather than military outpos...

  • Jewish Families from Baranów Sandomierski, Poland

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Baranów Sandomierski, Poland. KehilaLinks Gesher Galicia JewishGen Yizkor Book Virtual Shtetl History Baranów Sandomierski [baˈranuf sandɔˈmʲɛrskʲi] is a small town in southern Poland, in the Subcarpathian Voivodship, Tarnobrzeg County on the Vistula Rive...

  • International Projects Index

    International Projects International Help Portal Civil Registry and Church Records around the World Wonders of the World Ode to Joy - Anthem / European Union , Listen to 10 Top Anthems Please feel free to list your Project under (1) Country of Origin, or (2) Global Area of Interest. If a link doesn't work, just go to Projects Page and paste the project name in the search b...

  • Notable Koreans- Historical People & Events

    Notable Koreans The historic list of Koreans which contributed to the Korean peninsula. Gojoseon/고조선 Dan-gun Wang-Gum (Korean: 단국왕검), the believed ancestor of all Koreans, founder of Gojoseon (Korean: 고조선). Silla/신라 (57 BC - 892 AD) Goguryeo/고구려 (37 BC - 918 AD) B...

  • American Coins

    People on Coins Presidents George Washington $1, 25¢ John Adams $1 Thomas Jefferson $1, 25¢, 5¢ James Madison $1 James Monroe $1, 25¢ John Quincy Adams $1 Andrew Jackson $1

  • The History of Macclesfield

    Links: The History of Macclesfield By John Corry Ancient Earls and Barons of the Counties Palatinate: Geoffrey de Constantine, Stockport Castle ( 1173) Earl Hugh Lupus D'Avranches of Chester, cousin of William the Conqueror, nephew of Gerbod of Flanders Matilda of Chester Prince Edward Plantagenet, Earl of Chester Hugh Bohun Earl Roger Pictavensis de Lancaster Baron Hamon de Masci Wil...

  • RMS Lusitania

    RMS Lusitania On May 7, 2015 it was 100 years ago the Lusitania disaster took place. This project aims to identify and list the survivors and casualties of the sinking of the RMS Lusitania . The Lusitania project will become an ongoing project with the aim to build all passenger family-trees Overview The sinking of the RMS Lusitania , of the Cunard Line After being torpedoed off the Iri...

  • Fathers of Confederation - Canada

    Fathers of Confederation The Fathers of Confederation are the people who attended the Charlottetown and Quebec Conferences in 1864 and the London Conference of 1866 in England, preceding Canadian Confederation. There were 36 original Fathers of Confederation. Hewitt Bernard, who was the recording secretary at the Charlottetown Conference, is considered by some to be a Father of Confederation....

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  • Victims of the Flu Pandemic: Colorado

    The 1918 flu pandemic (January 1918 – December 1920) was an unusually deadly influenza pandemic, the first of the two pandemics involving H1N1 influenza virus. It infected 500 million people across the world, including remote Pacific islands and the Arctic, and killed 50 to 100 million of them—three to five percent of the world's population—making it one of the deadliest na...

  • Voortrekker Roetes en Kaarte/Great Trek Routes and Maps

    The Great Trek Voortrekker Routes and Maps of the Boere Republics 1836-1886 All work and photo's supplied by Nantes Kruger from the Northern Transvaal Branch of GSSA Photo shows the routes of the Voortrekkers How can you use this information? You will have to have names, districts, dates. All in all do research. Identify farm names on death notices, inventories, estates. T...

  • Mayors of Scranton, Pennsylvania

    Elliot S.M. Hill 1866-1869 Democrat William N. Monies 1869-1872 Republican Mathew W. Loftus 1872-1875 Democrat Robert H. McKune 1875-1878 Democrat Terence Vincent Powderly 1878-1884 Greenback-Labor Party Francis Allen Beamish 1884-1886 Democrat Ezra H. Ripple 1886-1890 Republican John H. Fellows 1890-1893 Republican William Lawrence Connell 1893-1896 James G. Bailey 1896-1899...

  • Black Africans in Mexico

    A project about the history and genealogy of Blacks in Mexico. 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. Problem finding an ancestors, open a discussion here and we all try to help Start your own related project. Add your profiles. Start or take part in a discussion