Genealogy Projects tagged with society on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Fraternal Organizations

    A fraternity or fraternal organization is an organized society of men associated together in an environment of companionship and brotherhood; dedicated to the intellectual, physical, and social development of its members. In recent decades, many fraternal organizations have opened membership to women, but these groups are typically still classified as fraternal due to their roots and missions...

  • American Colonization Society

    American Colonization Society The American Colonization Society (ACS) (in full, The Society for the Colonization of Free People of Color of America), founded in 1816, was the primary vehicle to support the return of free African Americans to what was considered greater freedom in Africa. It helped to found the colony of Liberia in 1821–22 as a place for freedmen. Among its founders wer...

  • Honorary Societies Portal

    An honorary or honor society is a rank organization that recognizes excellence among peers. Individuals are elected to honorary societies based on based on meritorious conduct, and membership is by invitation only . They are most commonly found in academia and professional organizations, though governments also often provide civilian honorary societies, especially in the arts and sciences. Fo...

  • Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks

    In New York City, a small group of actors and entertainers, wishing to continue their social gatherings on Sundays, when New York's blue laws prevented the opening of public establishments, began to meet regularly as the "Jolly Corks," a name derived from a bar trick introduced by the group's organizer. While the meetings were held with regularity, apparently no form nor substance resulted, exc...

  • 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!

  • Delphian Society

    This project is created in the memory of Edith Eleanor (Peck) Briggs(1886-1942) who was a member. Th e following is from Wikipedia. : Delphian Society From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia This article needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. (August 2013) The Delphi...

  • Knights of Pythias

    “If fraternal love held all men bound, how beautiful this world would be” - Justus H. Rathbone The Knights of Pythias is a fraternal and philanthropic organization that was founded on February 19, 1864 by Justus H. Rathbone. Rathbone was inspired by the Greek legend of Damon and Pythias, which illustrates true friendship, and this tenet is at the heart of the organization. The o...

  • Relief Society

    The Relief Society (RS) is a philanthropic and educational women's organization and an official auxiliary of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). It was founded in 1842 in Nauvoo, Illinois, USA and has approximately 6 million members in over 170 countries and territories. The Relief Society is often referred to by the church and others as "one of the oldest and largest ...

  • Arts and Crafts Movement

    The Arts & Crafts Movement Pictured right: Detail from a season ticket for The Arts & Crafts Exhibition Society, by Walter Crane, England, UK, 1890. Museum no. E.4164-1915. The Arts and Crafts Movement was one of the most influential, profound and far-reaching design movements of modern times. It began in Britain around 1880 and quickly spread across America and Europe before emerging final...

  • Family History and Family Historian

    Hi all Relatives, Hope all good with you all. New Project Concerning a WEBSITE to be Created and LINKED to the Family Tree and related to the Family History, Work Status_Career-Path, Events, Photos of all Elders_Ancestors as well as Recent Photos of Family_Relatives_Friends_Acquaintances, Get-Togethers, Situations, Circumstances_Conditions and FORUM Discussions with a Separate Secti...