Genealogy Projects tagged with occult on the Geni Family Tree

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  • The Occult

    The occult (from the Latin word occultus "clandestine, hidden, secret") is "knowledge of the hidden". In common English usage, occult refers to "knowledge of the paranormal", as opposed to "knowledge of the measurable", usually referred to as science. The term is sometimes taken to mean knowledge that "is meant only for certain people" or that "must be kept hidden", but for most practicing occu...

  • Rosicrucianism

    Rosicrucianism is a philosophical secret society said to have been founded in late medieval Germany by Christian Rosenkreuz. It holds a doctrine or theology "built on esoteric truths of the ancient past", which, "concealed from the average man, provide insight into nature, the physical universe and the spiritual realm." Rosicrucianism is symbolized by the Rosy Cross or Rose Cross. Between 160...

  • Ghosts of North America

    Scope of Project This project identifies the tragic and terrifying spirits who haunt locations in North America. Ghostly Spirits Jonathan Carver , Summerwind, formerly known as Lamont Mansion, is a ruined mansion on the shores of West Bay Lake in Vilas County, Wisconsin. Gilbert du Motier, marquis de Lafayette , Powel House, Philadelphia, PA Benjamin Franklin Independence Hall, Phil...