Genealogy Projects tagged with occupations on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Attorneys to Judges - the American Legal System

    'The justice system in the United States is one of the most unique in the world. It consists of two separate levels of courts, state and federal, that can peacefully co-exist under the concept of federalism . The type of court that a case is tried in depends on the law, state or federal, that was allegedly violated. Most of the laws that govern our day-to-day living are state laws; violations o...

  • Art Collectors

    Art collecting was common among the wealthy in the Ancient World in both Europe and East Asia, and in the Middle Ages, but developed in its modern form during the Renaissance and continues to the present day. This project is to showcase the showcasers. Please add your profiles: must be set to public. Project collaborators, please feel free to update the project page, add resources, documents,...

  • Occupations Portal

    Portal to Geni Projects dedicated to "occupations." No profiles please - Add profiles to the projects listed below instead Please consider creating occupation sub-portal projects to group together allied occupations. A Abracadabra.... (magicians and illusionists) Accountants and Bookkeepers Agricultural Labourers Alchemists Alderman Councillor rådmand, δη&...

  • Explorers and Navigators

    List of Explorers Exploration is the act of searching or traveling around a terrain (including space, see space exploration) for the purpose of discovery of resources or information. Please feel free to add to this project, or even create the framework for an Explorers and Navigators sub-project. How to add a link is explained in the attached document - Adding links to Geni profil...

  • Ironworkers

    This is an umbrella project for the people associated with one of the first industries: iron . Iron working. This is an international project for any historical period. Collaborators, please feel free to edit this front page; add documents, profiles and images; and develop the themes discovered by starting related (perhaps more detailed) projects. For example: Braintree Iron Works (1643) ...

  • American Teachers

    Please add profiles of your teaching ancestors -- anyone from famous professors to Sunday school teachers, and everyone in between. Collaborators: please update the project page, add resources, images, documents, and invite others to join. At right: A perfect example of the classic American one-room schoolhouse, as seen in Elizabethtown, Hardin County, Kentucky. Notables Many people fam...

  • Blacksmiths

    A blacksmith is a metalsmith who creates objects from wrought iron or steel by forging the metal, using tools to hammer, bend, and cut. Please add your ancestors to this project. Profiles must be set to public. This is an international project. Resources How to temper steel English Wikipedia Worshipful Company of Blacksmiths List of famous blacksmiths History of blacksmithing ...

  • Philanthropists

    Philanthropists The Philanthropists project is designed to recognise the generous spirit of so many in our history. It is best that their profile reflects their generous actions, with dates if possible. To add profiles to this project, firstly "follow it" then click on actions either on the profile, or, on the project page, then click "Add profile" or "Add to project" whichever is appropr...

  • Carpenters

    Everyone is invited to add their "hammering" ancestors to this project (profiles must be set to public). Project collaborators, feel free to update the project description, adding notes, documents, images, resources ... and inviting more collaborators. From Glimpses of 17th and 18th Century colonial American life There were men who earned a living at carpentry.  If they lived in a po...

  • Circus people

    Circus people are people who owned or were employed by a travelling circus, including performers suchs clowns, acrobats, animal trainers, musicians, and other stunt-oriented artists, as well as circus hands, managers, and accountants. List of notable circus people Owners P. T. Barnum (1810 – 1891) American circus owner of the Barnum & Bailey Circus Seth Howes (1815 – 1901) A...

  • Svenska präster genom tiderna

    Svenska präster genom tiderna Projekt som startades 2012 med målet att samla alla kyrkans män (biskopar, kyrkoherdar, komministrar, kompastorer, teologer, teologiestuderande etc.) i Sverige och alla landskap som tillhört Sverige (exempelvis de i Finland och Baltikum) från reformationen och framåt. En avskrift av personens biografi från herdamin...

  • Artists (Painters)

    This project is designed to capture artists (painters) other than Contemporary Artists, New and Modern Masters, and Old Masters that are included in other geni.com projects: Contemporary Artists New and Modern Masters Old Masters Painting is the practice of applying paint, pigment, color or other medium to a surface (support base). The medium is commonly applied to the base with a bru...

  • Journalists, Columnists and Reporters

    Journalists, Columnists and Reporters A journalist collects, writes, and distributes news and other information. A journalist's work is referred to as journalism . A reporter is a type of journalist who researches, writes, and reports information to present in sources, conduct interviews, engage in research, and make reports. The term journalist may include various types of editors, edito...

  • Editors

    Editor: A person who is in charge of and determines the final content of a text, particularly a newspaper or magazine

  • Ambassadors of the United States

    Ambassadors of the United States Ambassadors of the United States to individual nations of the world, to international organizations, to past nations, and ambassadors-at-large are nominated by the President and confirmed by the Senate. Jon Huntsman - China Gary Locke - China General Walter Bedell Smith - Soviet Union Thomas J. Watson Jr - Soviet Union

  • Inventors

    Inventors Inventors are people who invent unique or novel devices, methods, compositions, processes or discoveries. This project is on History Link List of notable inventors For a complete list, please see: Inventors Project Profiles . Dr. Andre Cipriani , pioneered the development of the Cobalt-60 Therapy units which are used for the treatment of cancer and occupational radiation p...

  • Notable Educators

    Educators Image Right - Aristotle ((384 BC – 322 BC) An educator is a person who teaches, informs or inspires others. Please add information about educators of renown to the list below. If the person has a profile on Geni please add their profile to the project and add the link in bold . To participate in any project - you do need to first be a collaborator - so please join t...

  • Farriers

    A farrier is a specialist in equine hoof care, including the trimming and balancing of horses' hooves and the placing of shoes on their hooves, if necessary. A farrier combines some blacksmith's skills (fabricating, adapting, and adjusting metal shoes) with some veterinarian's skills (knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of the lower limb) to care for horses' feet. From Wikipedia Histori...

  • Playwrights

    Playwrights A playwright , also known as a dramatist , is a person who writes dramatic literature or drama. These works may be written specifically to be performed by actors, or they may be closet dramas - simple literary works - written using dramatic forms, but not meant for performance. The earliest playwrights in Western literature with surviving works are the Ancient Greeks. These ea...

  • Musicians, Composers and Orchestra Leaders

    A musician (or instrumentalist) is a person who is talented in making music or performing music creatively, or one who composes, conducts, or performs music, particularly instrumental music. Musicians can specialize in any musical style, and some musicians play in a variety of different styles. Examples of a musician's possible skills include performing, conducting, singing, composing, arrang...

  • Goldsmiths and Silversmiths

    Bring your precious metal working ancestors on over to this project. Project collaborators, feel free to update the overview, especially the "notables" and "sources" sections. I hope from use of this project to see a human family history of working with gold and silver, through history and around the world. Profiles must be set to public. Goldsmiths from Wikipedia A goldsmith is a...

  • Cartoonists

    A cartoonist is a person who specializes in drawing cartoons. This work is usually humorous, mainly created for entertainment, political commentary or advertising. Throughout the 20th century, cartoons were widely published in print media of various kinds, featured in magazines such as The New Yorker and Punch and distributed to newspapers through such organization as King Features Syndicate. T...

  • Practicing American Attorneys

    This project is for living U.S. attorneys as opposed to deceased/historical/powdered ones.

  • Missionaries

    Feel free to request to collaborate and bring your family missionary profiles along. Profiles must be set to public. The word "mission" originates from 1598 when the Jesuits sent members abroad, derived from the Latin missionem (nom. missio), meaning "act of sending" or mittere, meaning "to send". The word was used in light of its biblical usage; In the Latin translation of the Bible, Christ ...

  • Colonial American Doctors

    Please add the profiles of the chirurgeons, physicans, midwives, apothecaries and bonesetters who were our earliest doctors. Collaborators, feel free to update the page and add resource materials. Please note: 40% of the physicians in the early colonies were women. Midwives at this time were considered doctors. 18th Century American Medicine From In 18th Century England, there were th...

  • Fashion Icons & Designers

    Fashion is a general term for a currently popular style or practice, especially in clothing, foot wear or accessories. The focus of this project are notable fashion designers, includes designers of haute couture and ready to wear, and the fashion icons. DESIGNERS Coco Chanel Giorgio Armani Ralph Lauren Oscar de la Renta FASHION ICONS Katharine Hepburn Jackie Kennedy Onassis

  • Economists

    economist is a professional in the social science discipline of economics.The individual may also study, develop, and apply theories and concepts from economics and write about economic policy. Within this field there are many sub-fields, ranging from the broad philosophical theories to the focused study of minutiae within specific markets, macroeconomic analysis, microeconomic analysis or fina...

  • Photographer

    A photographer: (the Greek φῶς (phos), meaning "light", and γραφή (graphê), meaning "drawing, writing", together meaning "drawing with light") is a person who takes photographs. The definitions of amateur and professional, in the context of photography, are not entirely categorical. A professional photographer is likely to take ph...

  • Notable photographers

    Notable photographers include fine art photographers, photojournalists and paparazzi. External links List of photographers - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

  • Prominent Scientists: (i) Exact Sciences & Natural Sciences

    Prominent scientists who have made major contributions to our understanding of our world and the rules of nature. *Exact Sciences - Mathematics & Computer Sciences; Physics *Natural Sciences - Chemistry and more.... This project is on History Link where you can discover in which projects your ancestors appear Selected Profiles (listed by activity period): Exact Sciences ...

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  • Computer Scientists

    A computer scientist is a scientist who has acquired knowledge of computer science, the study of the theoretical foundations of information and computation and their application. Software engineering is a direct subfield of computer science. Please add profiles for these disciplines to this project. Profiles must be set to public . Collaborators, please update the "resources" listed, and ...

  • Anthropologists & Archaeologists

    Please add profiles for professional anthropologists to this project. What is Anthropology? Anthropology is the study of humans, past and present. To understand the full sweep and complexity of cultures across all of human history, anthropology draws and builds upon knowledge from the social and biological sciences as well as the humanities and physical sciences. A central concern of anthro...

  • Apothekers in de familie

    Apothekers & Drogisten in de familie APOTHEKERS ▶ bijvoorbeeld in DELFT Dirck Outgaertszn. CLUYT OF: Theodorus CLUTIUS - 1546-1598 - 1584:Hof-apotheker Willem van ORANJE - 1593:Hortulanus Hortus Botanicus Leiden -- gehuwd in Haarlem met Josina van TEYLINGEN, dochter in bastaardlijn adellijke familie van TEYLINGEN, dochter van handelaar - woonde A'dam. Afschrift huweiijk in Prov.A...

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  • Cooks

    Cooks in the family? Please add to this project : “Cooking is the art and science of preparing food for eating by the application of heat”. The term also includes the full range of culinary techniques: preparing raw and cooked foods for the table; final dressing of meats, fish, and fowl; cleaning and cutting fruits and vegetables; preparing salads; garnishing dishes; decorating ...

  • Designers and Decorators

    Decorative Art: Definition & Meaning The term "decorative arts" is a traditional term for a rather unwieldy range of artistic disciplines concerned with the design and ornamentation of items, usually functional, that do not necessarily have any intrinsic aesthetic qualities. What Does Decorative Art Include? The definition and category of decorative art includes the creation of furniture ...

  • Domestic workers

    Please add Geni profiles with a known occupation of " domestic worker " to this project. Note that "Servant" redirects to "domestic worker" on Wikipedia. from Wikipedia A domestic worker is a person who works within the employer's household. Domestic workers perform a variety of household services for an individual or a family, from providing care for children and elderly dependents to hous...

  • Food and beverage industry businesspeople

    We all have a sweet-tooth, crave salt, a favorite comfort food, a drink that hits the spot, a family dish created for the holidays, or have used food to get to someone's heart because, "A way to a man's heart is through his stomach." Well, this project is a showcase of all the people on Geni who have won us over in some way, shape or form, through our stomachs...or our tastebuds. This project...

  • Artists of Fine Art

    Fine Art: Definition & Meaning The term "fine art" refers to an art form practised mainly for its aesthetic value and its beauty ("art for art's sake") rather than its functional value. Fine art is rooted in drawing and design-based works such as painting, printmaking, and sculpture. It is often contrasted with "applied art" and "crafts" which are both traditionally seen as utilitarian activi...

  • Sculptors

    Sculptors A sculptor follows the art or practice of shaping figures or designs in the round or in relief, as by chiseling marble, modeling clay, or casting in metal. [Middle English, from Latin sculptūra, from sculptus, past participle of sculpere, to carve; see skel- in Indo-European roots.] This is a Geni occupations project. Please add Geni profiles of practicing sculpto...

  • Husbandman

    A husbandman in England in the medieval and early modern period was a free tenant farmer or small landowner. The social status of a husbandman was below that of a yeoman. The meaning of "husband" in this term is "master of house" rather than "married man". It has also been used to mean a practitioner of animal husbandry, or in perhaps more modern language, a rancher. For a farmer or grower ...

  • Celebrity chefs

    Celebrity chefs are a kitchen chefs who have become famous and well known. Today celebrity chefs often become celebrities by presenting cookery advice and demonstrations via mass media, especially television. Several chefs have been credited with being the first celebrity chef, among them historically Bartolomeo Scappi and Marie-Antoine Carême. List of celebrity chefs Mario Batal...

  • Newscasters

    Newscasters A news presenter (also known as newsreader, newscaster, anchorman or anchorwoman, news anchor or simply anchor) is a person who presents news during a news program in the format of a television show, on the radio or the Internet. News presenters can work in a radio studio, television studio and from remote broadcasts in the field especially weather forecasters. List of news ...

  • Illustrators

    Illustrators This is an incomplete list, which may never be able to satisfy particular standards for completeness. You can help by expanding it with reliably sourced entries. This is an alphabetical list of illustrators. A Salomon van Abbé etcher and illustrator of books and magazines. Edwin Austin Abbey American artist, illustrator, and painter. Elenore Abbott American boo...

  • Notable Retailers

    Notable Retailers The object of this project is to catalogue notable retailers or business magnates, founders of big chain stores etc., linking them to profiles and trees on GENi. These giants mostly started out as ordinary shopkeepers. The project is international. See also Shopkeepers where you can add profiles of those who were the backbone of society - ordinary shopkeepers. Related ...

  • Geologists - incl. Palaeontologists, Meteorologists and Geophysicists

    Geologists ...incl. Palaeontologists, Meteorologists and Geophysicists This project features Famous Geologists - the purpose being to identify Geologists on Geni, and develop trees for those who are not yet listed. It will probably become necessary to have new projects for some specialities in future. It is also a place to link any people whose occupation is in the field mentioned - regar...

  • Hoteliers

    A hotelier is a person who oversees or manages a hotel. He or she may be the owner of the establishment, the chairperson of the board that operates the hotel, the chief executive of a hotel location or chain, or the general manager of the hotel. A Brief History From Hotels: a brief history By Jacques Levy-Bonvin From antiquity to the Middle Ages The history of hotels is intimately conne...

  • Gardeners: Horticulturists, Nurserymen and Agriculturists

    Gardeners: Horticulturists, Nurserymen and Agriculturists A project paying homage to gardeners who have through the centuries made enormous contributions to the horticultural world worldwide. The aim is to link as many of these people to Profiles on Geni. If someone in your tree fits the bill please add them to the project. The trigger for this project was my acquisition of a book calle...

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  • Coopers

    Cooper - n. - a person whose work is making or repairing barrels and casks (Webster's New World Dictionary) From Barrel Making : We often think in terms of wine or whiskey when we think of the things likely to be contained in a barrel. But, all sorts of foods were stored in barrels. Sauerkraut was fermented and stored in them. Fish, meats and some vegetables were dried and salted then store...

  • Apothecaries

    Please add your pill rolling, potion brewing ancestors to this project. From the project page, actions > add profiles; from the profile, actions > add to project. Profiles must be set to public. Collaborators, feel free to add resources (images, documents, links) and add more collaborators. From Going Medieval: The Revival of "Apothecary" "Apothecary" is a very old word indeed. It first app...

  • Biologists

    A group collecting the most famous and least known biologists. SEE ALSO THE PROJECT-PAGE : BIOLOGISTES A biologist, or biological scientist, is a scientist who studies living organisms, often in the context of their environment. Biologists involved in fundamental research attempt to explore and further explain the underlying mechanisms that govern the functioning of organisms. Biologists in...

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  • British and Irish Genealogical Reference Centre

    British and Irish Genealogical Reference Centre If you have any contributions or suggestions etc. to make please join the project and add the information, looking carefully at the structure of the project and adding the information in the most relevant position, using the formatting that is in place. Alternatively message me or start a discussion linked to this project with your ideas. The ...

  • Tailors

    TAILOR A tailor is a person who makes, repairs, or alters clothing professionally, especially suits and men's clothing. Although the term dates to the thirteenth century, tailor took on its modern sense in the late eighteenth century, and now refers to makers of men's and women's suits, coats, trousers, and similar garments, usually of wool, linen, or silk. A tailor-made is a man's suit...

  • Servants

    1. a person employed by another, especially to perform domestic duties. 2. a person in the service of another. 3. a person employed by the government:

  • Silk Weavers

    Silk Weavers Silk weaving is often found in census returns as the occupation of an ancestor. The object of this project is to give some background to the industry. Please link any silk weavers that you come across in your research to this project, and share information on the subject with others. Getting Involved Free to follow, request to collaborate To join the project use the reque...

  • Gunsmiths

    Introduction A gunsmith is a person who repairs, modifies, designs, or builds guns. Gunsmiths may also apply carvings, engravings and other decorative features to an otherwise finished gun. Please add your ancestors to this project. Profiles must be set to public . This is an international project. To pursue the entirety of this trade, a gunsmith must possess skills as: a parts fabric...

  • Barber

    A barber (from the Latin barba, "beard") is a person whose occupation is mainly to cut, dress, groom, style and shave men's and boys' hair. A barber's place of work is known as a "barber shop" or a "barber's". Barber shops are also places of social interaction and public discourse. In some instances, barbershops are also public forums. They are the locations of open debates, voicing public conc...

  • Cordwainers

    Please add your cordwainer ancestor profiles: must be set to public. Project collaborators, please feel free to update the project page, add resources, documents, and images ... and invite more collaborators. the shoe trades Include .... Shoemakers Cobblers What is a Cordwainer? from The Honorable Cordwainer's Company An Ancient Calling The term "cordwainer" is an Anglicizat...

  • Confectioners

    Were Confectioners formerly what we think of today, sweet makers? Or did they, in the past, besides cakes, pies,and sweet treats, make and sell savoury treats as well? There is a book printed in 1800 "The Complete Confectioner" and the table of contents alone is 34 pages long and includes items that we can only wonder at what they may be. Flummery sounds rather nice though. If your ancestor w...

  • Labor Movement

    Finding Aid: The following google search terms are useful in locating profiles of people involved in the labor movement. To use them visit google and type them as a search term: labor movement site:geni.com workers movement site:geni.com afl-cio site:geni.com organized labor site:geni.com Introduction: The term labour movement or labor movement is a broad term fo...

  • Fashion industry people

    Fashion industry people are people who work in the clothing and accessories design industry, including designers, models, fashion photographers and journalists. The fashion industry is a product of the modern age. Prior to the mid-19th century, most clothing was custom made. It was handmade for individuals, either as home production or on order from dressmakers and tailors. By the beginning o...

  • Cinematographers

    cinematographer or director of photography (sometimes shortened to DP or DOP) is the chief over the camera and lighting crews working on a film, television production or other live action piece and is responsible for achieving artistic and technical decisions related to the image. The study and practice of this field is referred to as cinematography. Some filmmakers say that the cinematographer...

  • Geographers and Cartographers

    Geographers and Cartographers ...including Land Surveyors Names with Bold links are to Geni profiles or projects. Other links take you to external biographical web pages. Geographers ...are scholars whose area of study is geography, the study of Earth's natural environment and human society. Geographers study how the natural environment contributes to the human society and how the human...

  • Whaling

    Whaling is the hunting of whales primarily for meat and oil. Its earliest forms date to at least 3000 BC. Various coastal communities have long histories of sustenance whaling and harvesting beached whales. Industrial whaling emerged with organized fleets in the 17th century; competitive national whaling industries in the 18th and 19th centuries; and the introduction of factory ships along with...

  • Property developers

    Property developers Please add Geni profles of property and real estate developers to this Occupations project. Profiles must be set to public. Please feel free to contribute to the project overview, especially the "resources" section, and the photos and documents area also. From Wikipedia Real estate development, or property development, is a multifaceted business, encompassing activitie...

  • Textiles

    A project in the Occupations Portal for those who were prominent in the manufacture and distribution of textiles. Includes crochet and knitting .

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  • Basket Makers

    Basket Makers A Basket maker is someone skilled in weaving baskets - usually making wicker and reed products. Sometimes known as basket-weaver Basket weaving, basketry, or basket making is the process of weaving pliable materials into a basket or other similar form. People and artists who weave baskets are called basket makers and basket weavers . Basketry is made from a variety of fibrou...

  • Typographers

    A type designer, also called a typographer, is a person who designs typefaces. Listed below are some famous type designers who have been important in the art, craft and utility of the printed word. Johan Gutenberg Herman Zapf (1918-2015). His typefaces include Palatino and Optima. Heinrich Jost (1889-1948) Director of Bauer Type Foundry Claude Garamond (ca. 1505-1561) Paul Renner ...

  • Pioneers of Space

    In the year 2014 we are still in a pioneering phase of "space: the final frontier.". So please add profiles to this project of the men and women of "this" planet who are making it possible to dream of "other" planets. Note: there is a separate project for Astronauts and Cosmonauts From A Brief History of Space Exploration : Humans have dreamed about spaceflight since antiquity. The Chines...

  • Maltsters

    A maltster (also malster) was someone who brewed beer or prepared malt for brewing purposes. From Glossary of Brewing Terminology Malting was a trade in its own right, and maltsters generally independent from either the farmers who produced the barley or the brewers who consumed the malt, though some of the larger breweries conducted their own malting operations, especially from the ninetee...

  • Bladesmiths

    Bladesmiths Please add Geni profiles of those who practiced the craft of Bladesmithing . Profiles must be set to public. Project collaborators, please add resource information. Bladesmithing is the art of making knives, swords, daggers and other blades using a forge, hammer, anvil, and other smithing tools. Bladesmiths employ a variety of metalworking techniques similar to those used by bla...

  • Notable Gastronomy Connoisseurs & Famous Family Food Industry Dynasties

    Gastronomy is the art or science of food eating. Also, it can be defined as the study of food and culture. The derivative is Gourmet. Project Image We welcome members all over the world to add to this project Wineries Confectionary Companies Celebrity Chefs Epicurean Specialists Family Owned Speciality & Fine Food Giants Groupe Danone / Dannon Y...

  • Wig Makers

    wig is a head covering made from human hair, animal hair, or synthetic fiber that is worn for fashion or other reasons, including cultural tradition and religious observance. The word wig is short for periwig and first appeared in the English language around 1675.Some people wear wigs to disguise baldness; a wig may be used as a less intrusive and less expensive alternative to medical therapies...