Genealogy Projects tagged with homicide victims on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Assassinated

    Assassination is the murder of a prominent person, often but not always a political leader or ruler, usually for political reasons or payment. An assassination may be prompted by religious, political, or military motives; it is an act that may be done for financial gain, to avenge a grievance, from a desire to acquire fame or notoriety, or because of a military, security or insurgent group's ...

  • Family killing family

    Family killing family Do you have ancestors who have killed each other? This could be on purpose or by accident. I have found several of these tragedies in my own tree. notes A familicide is a type of murder or murder-suicide in which at least one spouse and one or more children are killed, or in which a parent or parents and possibly other relatives such as siblings and grandparents are ...

  • Homicide by gunshot

    From America's Top Killing Machine For the better part of a century, the machine most likely to kill an American has been the automobile. Car crashes killed 33,561 people in 2012, the most recent year for which data is available, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Firearms killed 32,251 people in the United States in 2011, the most recent year for which the Cen...

  • Lynched

    Southern trees bear a strange fruit, Blood on the leaves and blood at the root, Black bodies swinging in the Southern breeze, Strange fruit hanging from the poplar trees. From About Lynching by Robert L. Zangrando Lynching is the practice whereby a mob--usually several dozen or several hundred persons--takes the law into its own hands in order to injure and kill a person accused of ...

  • Key Eye-Witnesses

    Every human is a living epistle i.e. has a story. Unfortunately, many stories are untold due to the sudden unexpected death as result of horrific circumstances. (e.g. natural disasters, homicides, and war). Hopefully, this project will encourage family historians to fully accept circumstances of family members' death. In so doing, there's a move towards healing, knowing 'you are not alone'. I...

  • State-sponsored mass murder

    This is an "umbrella" project. Please do not add profiles; please do start related projects, and index them below. Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. --Lord Acton Power kills; absolute power kills absolutely.-- powerkills website Mass murder by a state From Wikipedia Mass murder may also be defined as the intentional and indiscriminate murder of a large nu...