Genealogy Projects tagged with panama on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Commemorative Medals of the Liberator

    Las medallas conmemorativas son documentos de caracter permanente de que se ha valido el hombre que vive en sociedad para conmemorar hechos trascendentes de la actividad humana en todos sus ordenes o tambien para honrar a divinidades o personalidades esclarecidas. Estas, como las monedas, las condecoraciones y los monumentos, pertenecen a la ciencia numismatica, la cual precisamente resulta del...

  • Simón Bolívar

    Simón José Antonio de la Santísima Trinidad Bolívar y Palacios Ponte y Blanco, commonly known as Simón Bolívar, (July 24, 1783 – December 17, 1830).Simón Bolívar is regarded in Hispanic America as a hero, visionary, revolutionary, and liberator. During his lifetime, he led Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, and Venezuela to independence, and helped lay the foundations for democratic ideology i...

  • Jews of Latin America

    History of the Jews in Latin America and the Caribbean began with seven sailors arriving in Christopher Columbus' crew. Since then, the Jewish population of Latin America has risen to more than 500,000 — more than half of whom live in Argentina, with large communities also present in Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Uruguay and Venezuela.>>==Projects>>* The Latin American Jewish Odyssey >>* Jews of Brazi...

  • Banana Wars

    The Banana Wars consist or are a series of wars where the U.S. invading and occupied various Caribbean and Central American countries.# Spanish-American War# Occupation of Nicaragua, 1912-1933 (21 years). First occupation, 1912-1925. Second occupation, 1926-1933. Depression marks U.S. troop withdrawals, 1933.# Occupation of Veracruz, Mexico, 1914 (see Border War (1910-1919))# Occupation of Hait...

  • Latina / Latino Entertainers of the Golden Age (US)

    Whether they are songs and dances from Mexico, Cuba, Spain or Brazil, there is that unmistakable beat and colorful presentation. Enjoy these performers who proudly represented their culture and countries while making movies in Hollywood - artists singing and dancing.==What can you do here?==*Ask questions.*Collaborate on your research.*Share knowledge you have gained as you've done your own res...

  • Maroon Culture

    This project is a portal for Maroon groups throughout the Americas, and a product and sister to the Facebook group of the same name: Maroon Culture .==WHO AND WHAT ARE MAROONS?==The word Maroon is said to stem from the spanish word 'Cimarron', which means (from the colonialist's perspective) uncontrollable, 'wild, and untamed'. The etymological root of 'Cima' means top, as it relates to the mou...

  • Chinese in the Caribbean

    In the 1800s, Chinese migrated to the Caribbean-bordered areas, including the Caribbean islands, Central America, and Mainland Caribbean (South America), including Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Cuba, Costa Rica, Haiti, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Trinidad, and Guyana. See Chinese Caribbean - Wikipedia ==The Bahamas==Chinese-Bahamians have a long history, dating back to at least 1879. The original Chines...

  • Melville Family of Jamaica

    This project is to research and find out more about the Melville and other related families, originating in Jamaica, West Indies.My maternal grandfather, Cecil W. A. Melville . (KKW)"My Melville relatives came from Jamaica and settled in Guatemala, but first went to Panama and Costa Rica."--Evelyn Arguedas ( Re: Panama byway of Jamaca ).== Notables ==== Links ==* Melville family * The Modern-Da...

  • Powell Family of Panama

    This project is to research and find out more about the Powell and other related families, originating in Jamaica, West Indies.== Notables ==== Links ==* The Modern-Day Maroons: A Genealogy site of the Welsh-Melville clan, including the six-plus related families * Welsh Family of Jamaica Elder's Stories ====

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  • Black Africans in Panama

    A project about the history and genealogy of Blacks in Panama. (Slavery and emancipation in Panama under Spanish rule. Gold roll and silver roll in Panama Canal Zone. Maroons, zambos. West indies workers in Panama Canal zone.)==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...

  • Welsh / Welch Family of Panama

    This project is to research and find out more about the Welsh/Welch/Walsh and other related families in Panama, who originating in Jamaica, West Indies.==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 o...