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  • USA Portal

    Welcome to the USA Portal bois! The USA Portal is here to facilitate those researching ancestors or relatives in the United States, or elsewhere in the world but with American roots. We encourage everyone with links in the United States to communicate and explore a common ancestry. In this portal you will find sources and discussions that will help you with your research. In case you have...

  • Croatian Americans - Američki Hrvati

    Registar Hrvata izvan Hrvatske, Hr , En , De , Es - About Registry: The Central State Office for Croats Abroad has launched a pilot project for the creation of a Registry of Croats Abroad through which it fosters the connection of Croats all over the world as well as their connection to the homeland. The pilot phase of the project will be carried out from September to December 2018 and it...

  • Finnish Americans

    Purpose of project Please use this project as a place to connect with others tracing their Finnish ancestry, share resources you find, offer helpful tips, ask questions about your search, share your brick walls, etc. Please feel free to add any Finnish Americans you'd like to the project!

  • Cherokee Genealogy and History

    The goal of this project is to develop accurate and documented genealogical and historical knowledge of the Cherokee, indigenous peoples of North America. Who are the Cherokee (ᏣᎳᎩ)? (from ) The Cherokee (ᏣᎳᎩ) are a Native American people historically settled in the Southeastern United States (principally Georgia, the Carolinas and Eastern Tennessee). Linguistically, they are part of the ...

  • Alutiiq and Aleuts of Alaska

    Notables among the Alutiiq and Aleuts of Alaska. The Aleut (Unangax̂) and Alutiiq (Sugpiaq), are south and southwest Alaska, maritime peoples, both with similar cultures and spoken dialects from the same language family, although not mutually intelligible. They are also considered unrelated, although there has been a significant amount of marriages between the groups, resulting in some Alutii...

  • Dutch emigration to America 1800-1950

    Dutch emigration to America 1800-1950 This project Dutch emigration to America refers to Americans who are of full or partial Dutch heritage. An estimated 4.5 million Americans claim total or partial Dutch heritage. Today the majority of the Dutch Americans live in Michigan, California, Montana, Minnesota, New York, Wisconsin, Idaho, Utah, Iowa, Ohio, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania. In 2013 ...

  • Hawaii Ohana Project

    This subportal is part of the USA Portal . Aloha, In the Hawaiian language, Ohana means family, and this project has been created to help link together the families of Hawai'i into a bigger tree, and ultimately to the World Family Tree. The geographic isolation of Hawai'i provides, in essence, a "small town" of a million inhabitants. Everyone is your auntie's cousin's brother-in-l...

  • Swiss Mennonite Emigrant Ancestors - Pioneers and First Familes

    A potential companion to or subset of the more recent this project, "The Swiss Mennonite (Anabaptist) Emigrant Ancestors - Pioneers and First Families" could be seen as a collaborative effort between any and all interested parties (and/or descendants) to collect, confirm, and accurately complete the profiles and family trees of the Pioneers and First Families of our Swiss Mennonite (Anabaptist)...

  • Notable Finnish Americans

    Finnish Americans comprise Americans 1) with ancestral roots from Finland or 2) Finnish people who emigrated to and reside in the United States. The Finnish American population numbers about 700,000. Finns first began setting in the present United States in the mid-1600s as part of the settlement of New Sweden. The largest wave of Finnish immigration occurred in the late 19th century and cont...

  • Notable American Jews

    American Jews , also known as Jewish Americans , are American citizens of the Jewish faith or Jewish ethnicity. The Jewish community in the United States is composed predominantly of Ashkenazi Jews who emigrated from Central and Eastern Europe, and their U.S.-born descendants. A minority from all Jewish ethnic divisions are also represented, including Sephardi Jews, Mizrahi Jews, and a number o...

  • Czech (Bohemian) American Jews

    Bohemian and Czech Jews in American History Miloslav Rechcígl, Jr. Jews have lived on the territory of the historic Czech Lands for some 1,000 years. They have played an important role in the social, economic and cultural development of the country since the times of the Duchy and the subsequent Kingdom of Bohemia, through the establishment of independent Czechoslovakia, and the Successor S...

  • Notables of Native American Background

    What is a "notable?". "worthy of notice"; that is, "significant, interesting, or unusual enough to deserve attention or to be recorded". Notable in the sense of being "famous", or "popular"—although not irrelevant—is secondary. So let's celebrate our indigenous peoples (American Indian, First Nations, Aleuts, Caribbean Islands, Central and South American tribal peoples ... ) and their descend...

  • Norwegian American

    Emigration from Norway to the United States of America. This project is about emigrants from Norway to USA. Index Links Norwegian-American Settlements in The US From which county in Norway was the emigrants born? Østfold Akershus Oslo Hedmark Oppland Buskerud Vestfold Telemark Aust Agder Vest Agder Rogaland Hordaland Sogn og Fjordane Møre og Romsdal S...

  • Creole families of New Orleans

    From Louisiana Creole people . As a group, the mixed-race Creoles rapidly began to acquire education, skills (many in New Orleans worked as craftsmen and artisans), businesses and property. They were overwhelmingly Catholic, spoke Colonial French (although some also spoke Louisiana Creole), and kept up many French social customs, modified by other parts of their ancestry and Louisiana culture...

  • Czech Americans / Čechoameričané

    Czech Americans (Czech: Čechoameričané ), known in the 19th and early 20th century as Bohemian Americans, are citizens of the United States who are of Czech birth or descent. Czechs originate from the Czech lands, a term which refers to the majority of the traditional lands of the Bohemian Crown, namely Bohemia, Moravia and Czech Silesia. These lands have been governed by a variety of states, i...

  • Swiss Americans

    Swiss Americans are Americans of Swiss descent, including those whose ancestors spoke Swiss German, Swiss French, Swiss Italian, and Romansh. Today, there are approximately 1 million Americans who identify as Swiss American. Purpose of project Please use this project as a place to connect with others tracing their Swiss ancestry, share resources you find, offer helpful tips, ask questions a...

  • Notable Dutch Americans

    Notable Americans of Dutch descent The first Dutch settlers arrived in 1624 and founded a number of villages and a town called New Amsterdam on the East Coast, which would become the future world metropolis of New York. According to the 2006 United States Census, more than 5 million Americans claim total or partial Dutch heritage. Today the majority of the Dutch Americans live in California, ...

  • Imigração USA > Brasil - USA > Brazil Immigration

    Americans in Brazil From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia American Brazilian An American Brazilian (Portuguese: américo-brasileiro, norte-americano-brasileiro, estadunidense-brasileiro) is a Brazilian person who is fully, partially or predominantly of American descent, or a US-born immigrant in Brazil. The Confederados is a cultural sub-group in the nation of Brazil. They are the descendant...

  • Notable Arab Americans

    Here is a project to showcase the many Arab immigrants and people of Arab background who have achieved notability in some way in the United States. At right: Helen Zughaib, Prayer Rug for America, 2001. Giclee ¾, 20 x 13 in. Original in the collection of the Library of Congress. Arab Americans Arab Americans ( Arabic : عَرَبٌ أَمْرِيكِيُّونَ ‎‎) are Americans of Arab ethnic, cultural and ...

  • Chickasaw Chiefs and Prominent Members

    If you would like to join this project just request to and then please add any Chickasaw Nation Chiefs, Leaders in Tribal Affairs or Government, and Prominent and Influential members both men and women to this project. Piomingo and Tishomingo About Piominko Born near Tupelo, Mississippi, in approximately 1750, Piominko served the Chickasaw people as a leader, diplomat and negotiator d...

  • Notable Irish Americans

    This project is for notable Irish Americans. For researching your own Irish American ancestry, visit the general Irish American project . Irish Americans are an ethnic group comprising Americans who have full or partial ancestry from Ireland, especially those who identify with that ancestry, along with their cultural characteristics. About 33.3 million Americans—10.5% of the total pop...

  • French Creoles of Louisiana

    Most of the original caucasian settlers of Avoyelles have French origins. The original 50 or so families who settled in Avoyelles in the late 1700s mostly came from Pointe Coupee, and for the most part were the children or grandchildren of direct-French immigrants, known locally as French Creoles, not to be confused with the Creole families of New Orleans. A few of these early Avoyelles familie...

  • Notable African Americans

    African Americans (also referred to as Black Americans or Afro-Americans ) are an ethnic group of Americans with total or partial ancestry from any of the Black racial groups of Africa. The term may also be used to include only those individuals who are descended from enslaved Africans. As a compound adjective the term is usually hyphenated as African-American . Black and African Americans co...

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  • Jews of the United States of America

    This is an umbrella project for all projects related to Jews from the United States of America. For a directory of all Jewish-related projects on Geni, see the Jewish Genealogy Portal . Alabama | Alaska | Arizona | Arkansas | California | Colorado | Connecticut | Delaware | Florida | Georgia | Hawaii | Idaho | Illinois | Indiana | Iowa | Kansas | Kentucky | Louisiana | Maine | Maryland | Mass...

  • Notable Chinese Americans

    Chinese Americans are Americans who have full or partial Han Chinese ancestry. Chinese Americans constitute one group of overseas Chinese and also a subgroup of East Asian Americans, which is further a subgroup of Asian Americans. Many Chinese Americans are immigrants along with their descendants from mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan, as well as from other regions that include large...

  • Creek Indian Chiefs and Leaders

    Creek Indian Chiefs and Leaders Draft 3/23/2011 by Marvin Caulk no special order Bosomworth, Mary, A noted Creek Indian woman, also known as Mary Mathews and Mary Musgrove Chekilli Davis, John Emistesigo. Known also as Gurister-sigo Fife Great Mortar (Yayatustenuggee) McGillivray, Alexander Opothleyaholo (properly Hupuehelth Yahólo) Weatherford, William (known also as Lamo...

  • Irish Americans

    Irish Americans Irish Americans are one of America's biggest ethnic groups. In fact, nearly 40 million people said they have some Irish ancestry on the 2008 U.S. Census. That's about 12 percent of the population of the United States. Many Irish people came to America during the years of the Irish Potato Famine, or the Great Famine, as it was called. A disease destroyed Ireland's potato crop, ...

  • Notable Norwegian Americans

    Norwegian Americans comprise Americans 1) with ancestral roots from Norway or 2) Norwegian people who emigrated to and reside in the United States. The Norwegian American population numbers more than 4.5 million people.Norwegian immigrants went to the United States primarily in the later half of the 19th century and the first few decades of the 20th century. Most settled in the Upper Midwest, w...

  • Latino American entertainers

    Latino or Hispanic Americans are Americans with origins in the Hispanic countries of Latin America or in Spain, and in general all persons in the United States who self-identify as Hispanic or Latino. Many Latino American performers have achieved international fame. List of notable Latino American entertainers Desi Arnaz , Cuban-born actor, musician, producer, best known for his role as R...

  • Welsh Americans

    Welsh Americans / Americanwyr Cymreig Welsh Americans are Americans whose ancestry originates wholly or partly in Wales. In the 2008 U.S. Census community survey, an estimated 1.98 million Americans stated that they had Welsh ancestry, amounting to 0.6% of the total U.S. population. This compares with a population of 3 million in Wales. However, 3.8% of Americans appear to bear a Welsh surnam...

  • Slovene Americans / ameriški Slovenci

    Slovene Americans (or Slovenian Americans ) are Americans of full or partial Slovene/Slovenian ancestry. Slovenes mostly immigrated to America during the Slovene mass emigration period from the 1880s to World War I. Today, fewer than 200,000 Americans claim Slovene ancestry. The states of California, Colorado, Illinois, Minnesota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin have the largest populations...

  • Early Black Mormons

    Early Mormonism had a range of doctrines related to race in regard to black people of African descent. References to black people, their social condition during the 19th century, and their spiritual place in Western Christianity as well as Mormon scriptures were complicated. From the beginning, black people have been members of Mormon congregations, though there were varying degrees and forms...

  • Notable Mormon Americans

    This project is part of the Mormonism Portal . Mormon Americans are people from the United States who have ancestral or religious roots in the Latter-day Saints movement. Approximately 6.5 million Americans are practicing Mormons, while at least one million others have roots in the Mormon community. Anthropologists and demographers increasingly consider Mormons to be a distinct ethn...

  • Notable Armenian Americans

    Actors Dita Von Teese Art Arshile Gorky 1904–1948 Haig Patigian 1876–1950 Entertainment Cher Khloé Kardashian Kim Kardashian Kourtney Kardashian Rob Kardashian Law Robert Kardashian 1944–2003 Sports Andre Agassi

  • Native American Diaspora

    Overview American Indians were sent all over the world, including Bermuda, Bahamas, the Caribbean, Europe and Northwest Africa. The Native Americans were not just pushed westward across North America, they were exiled to the West Indies, and even the Southwest Pacific (New Guinea). Native American Diaspora Blog Please follow the format of the project, and add people to the body. Also ...

  • Notable Cornish Americans

    Cornish Americans - Amerikanek kernewek Cornish Americans ( Cornish : Amerikanek kernewek ) are Americans who describe themselves as having Cornish ancestry, an ethnic group native to Cornwall, a county in England. Although Cornish ancestry is not recognised on the United States Census, it is estimated that there are approximately 2 million people of Cornish descent in the U.S., which is fo...

  • Royal Ohanas

    History of Monarchy of Hawaii Hawaii is the only U.S. state that was once a kingdom with its own monarchy. The only real royal palaces in the United States are in Hawaii. The Iolani Palace was completed in 1882, during the reign of David Kalakaua, the last king of Hawaii. It had electricity years before the White House did. The last royal to live there was Kalakaua's sister, Que...

  • Notable Estonian Americans

    Estonian Americans are Americans, by birth or immigration, who are of Estonian ancestry. Most are descendants of people who left Estonia before, and especially during, World War II. According to the 2013 American Community Survey, there were more than 27,000 Americans of full or partial Estonian descent, up from 26,762 in 1990.Estonians first started coming to the United States in the late 19th...

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  • Notable Huguenot descendants - United States

    Notable Huguenots or people from Huguenot descent United States Arts & Entertainment James Agee , American screenwriter and Pulitzer prize winning author Earl W. Bascom , American rodeo cowboy, artist, and sculptor William Christopher, American actor Joan Crawford , American actress Davy Crockett , American folk hero Johnny Depp , American actor Philip Morin Frenea...

  • Jamaican Americans

    This is a list of notable Jamaican Americans, including both original immigrants who obtained American citizenship and their American descendants. (This project is a part of or subgroup of Jamaica "Out Of many, One People" project.) Are you related? Intrigued by a genealogy? Please contribute by building out their family trees on Geni. Make sure the profile is "public" but please protect th...

  • Early Portuguese Hawaiians

    Using this project to identify Portuguese immigrants to Hawaii prior to 1900. These are ancestors that were born in the Azores, Madeira and Portugal and immigrated to Hawaii prior to US annexation.

  • Notable West Indian Americans and Canadians

    This project represents notable West Indian Americans and Caribbean Canadians . These are Americans with origin in the Dutch-, English-, and French-speaking lands of the Caribbean. Their population of 2,532,380 accounted for 0.83% of the U.S. population in 2008. The majority of Black Canadians are of Caribbean origin. Many Canadians identify as Black even though they may have multi-ethnic anc...

  • Lebanese Americans

    The backbone of this project is from an online article, Lebanese americans, by Paula Hajar and J. Sydney Jones. (See links below). Overview The earliest immigrants from the Eastern Mediterranean were generally lumped together under the common rubric of Syrian-Lebanese, and it is consequently difficult to separate the number of ethnic Lebanese immigrants from ethnic Syrian immigrants. Neithe...

  • Bohemians of Nebraska

    By percentage of population, Nebraska is one of the most Czech/Bohemian/Moravian States in the U.S. Several counties were founded by Czech settlers; there's even a Prague on the map. I've been working on these families and thought that it would be nice to connect with others. To this project, I'm adding 1) Bohemian immigrants to Nebraska and 2) notable Nebraskans with Bohemian ancestry. I h...

  • Notable Bahamian Americans

    Bahamian Americans are Americans of Bahamian ancestry. There are an estimated 68,000 people of Bahamian ancestry living in the United States as of 2015. Bahamian Americans have been growing at a rate of 58% every decade since 1990. Bahamians began visiting the Florida Keys in the 18th century to salvage wrecked ships, fish, catch turtles, and log tropical hardwood trees. A Bahamian settlement...

  • Osage Nation/Tribe

    Overview The Osage people are one of the Native American tribes of Oklahoma. See The project will cover the various families that make up the Osage Nation. Interesting Stories Notable Osage Scott BigHorse, Osage Assistant Principal Chief, elected to the Oklahoma House; served (2006-2008). Louis F. Burns (1920-2012), historian and author, considered a leading expert on Osage histor...

  • Famous Cajuns

    This project highlights the many notable figures who trace their roots to the Creole and Cajun communities of southern Louisiana. Cajuns Cajuns -- les Cadiens -- are an ethnic group mainly living in the U.S. state of Louisiana, consisting of the descendants of French-speaking exiles from Acadia in what are now the Canadian Maritimes. About 500,000 Americans list themselves as Cajun, includi...

  • Choctaw Chiefs 1830 - Present

    This is a list of Choctaw chiefs as documented by the Choctaw Nation . Before and during the removal Historical Tchito -- titled Mingo Tchito which just means "big chief." Is this actually an identity or just a generic title? Shulush Homastubby "Red Shoes" 1729-1747 1800-1857 Apukshunnubbee District (Okla Falaya) Apuckshunnubbe before 1801-1824 Robert Cole 1824-1826 Greenw...

  • Black Indians - A Hidden Heritage

    Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is January 18 in 2016. Today we are in the American long weekend that leads to that celebration. This is a special day for genealogists who are tracing relationship paths back through those people with some Native (Indigenous/Indian) heritage and may not know about the Black component of much of that Native heritage. Some of the "Indians" who captured "Whites" had so...