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  • Anglo Boer War (1899-1902) Boereverkenners-Boer Scouts

    A list of all the known Boer Scouts and a collection of their daring exploits... Scout activities were of necessity undertaken by most Boer Commandos, but the specific grouping led by Danie Theron was a formal institution and became the most well-known. Danie Theron was requested by both the ZAR and Free State governments to form such a grouping on Sunday, 7 March 1900, following his earl...

  • Famous and Leading Court Cases - UK and Ireland

    Famous Court Cases United Kingdom and Ireland The object of this project is to link GENi profiles of people involved in famous and/or leading court cases to examples listed below, and to add more such cases to the existing lists as profiles are found. Leading court cases In present day common law legal systems, precedents that determine a significant new legal principle or concept, or o...

  • van Amstel van Mijnden

    The van Amstel family from Mijnden near Loenen in the province of Utrecht, the Netherlands. This families progenitor is Egidius van Amstel van Mijnden (heer van 1200-1235). Gijsbrecht I van Amstel schonk aan zijn jongste zoon Egidius van Amstel het grondgebied ten oosten van de rivier de Vecht, dat wij nu aanduiden als Oud Loosdrecht, Nieuw Loosdrecht en Mijnden. In Mijnden liet hij omstreeks...

  • White House Press Secretary

    The White House Press Secretary is a senior White House official whose primary responsibility is to act as spokesperson for the United States government administration, especially with regard to the President, senior executives, and policies. The Press Secretary is responsible for collecting information about actions and events within the president's administration and issues the administra...

  • Moolman-Webster Trek to Rhodesia - 1893

    Moolman-Webster Trek to Rhodesia (1893) How to Participate To participate in a project you do need to first be a collaborator - so join the project! Look at the discussion Project Help: How to add Text to a Project - Starter Kit to get you going! Further help can be found at Geni Wikitext, Unicode and images . To join the project use the drop down menu at the top left of the screen and cl...

  • Berkshire - Famous People

    Berkshire - Famous People Berkshire has many notable people associated with it. Please add information about people of renown connected to Berkshire. If the person has a profile on Geni please add their profile to the project and add the link in bold . Getting Involved Free to follow, request to collaborate To join the project use the request link under "actions" at the top right of...

  • The Diary of Iris Vaughan

    Henrietta Emily Iris Vaughan is the author of the South African classic 'Diary of Iris Vaughan' , written when she was between 7 & 16 years old (1897 -1906). " Every one should have a diery. Becos life is too hard with the things one must say to be perlite and the things one must not say to lie ". Aim of the Project: To create, for posterity, an accurate genealogical record of her...

  • Indiana State University

    State University (ISU) is a public university located in Terre Haute, Indiana, United States. It is an independent public university founded in 1865 that offers over 100 majors. The university has a broad range of graduate offerings in a number of fields. Indiana State is classified by the a Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education as a Doctoral/Research University.

  • Asbury University

    University, formerly Asbury College, is a Christian liberal arts institution located in Wilmore, Kentucky, United States. Although it is a nondenominational school, the college's foundation stems from a Wesleyan-Holiness tradition. The school offers 50 majors across 17 departments. Primarily a four-year college, Asbury was ranked in the third tier of liberal arts colleges by U.S. News & World R...

  • Sitka National Cemetery

    National Cemetery is a United States National Cemetery located in the city of Sitka, Alaska. Find a Grave

  • Caltavuturo, Palermo, Sicily, Italy

    Progenitors See the parent Sicily Project for an explanation and criteria of the progenitors list Baiardo Bairdo, Giuseppe Antonino - son was born in Caltavuturo Cati Cati, Angela - son was born in Caltavuturo Capuano Capuano, Rosa - born in Caltavuturo DiLaura DiLaura, Edward - born in Caltavuturo Scaccia Scaccia, Gaetano - born in Caltavuturo (Last ...

  • Sheriff of London

    From c. 1131–1889, by a charter of Henry I, the livery of the City of London were given the right to elect two sheriffs of "London and Middlesex" on a payment of £300 per annum to the Crown. This continued until 1889, when the Local Government Act 1888 came into force. A separate High Sheriff of Middlesex and High Sheriff of the County of London was thereafter appointed in the same manner as ot...

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  • Lord Mayors of London

    Overview and Scope of Project The goal of this project is to bring all the Lord Mayors of London at one meeting place. wikipedia: wikipedia: Note: the position of Lord Mayor of London is NOT the same as Mayor of London The incumbent Lord Mayor of London is Michael Bear The incumbent Mayor of London is Boris Johnson - Wikipedia Boris Johnson is a Mayor of London and NOT a Lord ...

  • Female Scientists

    Women in Science trough the years Women have made contributions to science from the earliest times. Historians with an interest in gender and science have illuminated the scientific endeavors and accomplishments of women, the barriers they have faced, and the strategies implemented to have their work peer-reviewed and accepted. The historical, critical and sociological study of these is...

  • Ravenswood Cemetery - Bosanquet Township, Lambton County, Ontario, Canada

    Ravenswood Cemetery 'Cemetery Address: 7400 Lakeshore Rd Concession 18, Lot 5-6, Bosanquet Township GPS: 43.181617,-81.968733 Maintained by: Ravenwood Cemetery Board==Links== Canada Gen Web's Cemetery Project Find A Grave

  • Dalslands riksdagsledamöter

    Project description This project presents politicians from Dalsland, representing the region's electoral districts in the Swedish parliament, The Riksdag. Always write some info about the person's years as a politician on their profile page. Also add a link here in the list below (under construction). Due to profile privacy settings it might be difficult to add profiles for people still ali...

  • Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge

    Gonville and Caius College (often referred to simply as "Caius" /ˈkiːz/ keez) is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge in Cambridge, England. The college is the fourth-oldest college at the University of Cambridge and one of the wealthiest. The college has been attended by many students who have gone on to significant accomplishment, including thirteen Nobel Prize winners, the se...

  • “Stürmer or Streicher Library” NS-Raubgut in Nürnberg - Die Julius Streicher Sammlung

    project is defined paralelly for continuation go there.... Felix Gundacker (www.GenTeam.eu) wrote: (for German see below) The Jewish Community (IKG) Nuremberg is in possession of the so-called “Stürmer or Streicher Library”, a collection of approximately 10,000 books, robbed by the Nazis. Restitution of this library to its legal successors is a special concern for the Jewish Community.The...

  • Jewish Families from Lišnice (Lischnitz), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to list representatives of all of the Jewish families from the village of Lišnice in the Czech Republic.Lišnice (German: Lischnitz) is a village in the Most District, located in the Ústí nad Labem Region of the Czech Republic.Lišnice lies approximately 6 km south of the city of Most, and 37 km south-west of Ústí nad Labem.

  • Chashniki

    Исследование семьи Бляхманов, несколько поколений которых жило в Чашниках

  • Esther, The Jewish Queen of Persia

    Persian King Ahasuerus' Jewish Queen Esther the Jewish Queen of Persia ‫אֶסְתֵּ ר‬ ,  Ester Tiberian ʼEstēr, born Hadassah, is the heroine of the Biblical Scroll of Esther. According to the Bible, she was a Jewish queen of the Persian king Ahasuerus. While Ahasuerus was traditionally identified with Xerxes I during the time of the Achaemenid empire, many historians now believe that Esther w...

  • Suffolk - Famous People

    Famous People Connected to Suffolk Image right - Dr. Elizabeth Garret Anderson Those people of note with connections to the county are listed below. Some of these connections are a little tenuous - counties like to lay claim to people of renown! Please add information about people of renown connected to Suffolk, England. If the person has a profile on Geni please add their profile to the ...

  • Alpine DNA Project (AlpGen community)

    Alpine research: Y-DNA paternal, mtDNA materna research: Y-DNA paternal, mtDNA materna Our goal is to collect (bring together) more data on Alpine DNA and genetic history in the last 2,000 years to improve our knowledge of the pre-genealogical time in the central european area focusing on Alpine valleys and nearby connected territory. For everyone with paternal Y-DNA and/or maternal mtDNA...

  • Claimed historical profiles

    For fake profiles including those from movies, books, and video games, please see the Fake profiles project. Claimed historical profiles are profiles of historical individuals on Geni.com that are claimed by a user as one's own personal account. This in turn makes it difficult to resolve duplicate profiles and is in violation of article eight (8), paragraph nineteen (19) of Geni.com's Terms o...

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  • Ziekenhuizen in Nederland

    Ziekenhuizen in Nederland Groningen Friesland Overijssel Flevoland Noord-Holland Zuid-Holland Utrecht Zeeland Limburg NOORD-Brabant -NLD- de Meierij des Hertogen bos Jeroen BOSCH ziekenhuis since ... fusie van Groot ZiekenGasthuis, GZG Groot Zieken Gasthuis ... Twente ALMELO centrum? Algemeen Ziekenhuis - de ACHTERHOEK het GOOI Gelderland Noord-Ho...

  • "San Francisco" (Barque) European Pioneers to South Australia 1850

    The barque San Francisco , 800 tons, Captain C.S. Kramer, from Hamburg 23rd June 1850, arrived at Port Adelaide, South Australia 14th October 1850. Sources: The Ships Passenger List This is a great time to add the profile to an Occupation Project and also to the country they settled FROM, Irish ; German and Prussian ; English ; Cornish ; Scottish

  • United States Exploring Expedition (1838-1842)

    United States Exploring Expedition The United States Exploring Expedition was an exploring and surveying expedition of the Pacific Ocean and surrounding lands conducted by the United States from 1838 to 1842. The original appointed commanding officer was Commodore Thomas ap Catesby Jones. The voyage was authorized by Congress in 1836. It is sometimes called the "U.S. Ex. Ex." for short, or ...

  • The Royal Armoured Corps

    The Royal Armoured Corps British Army The Royal Armoured Corps (RAC) provides the armour capability of the British Army, with vehicles such as the Challenger 2 Tank and the Scimitar Reconnaissance Vehicle. It was created as a loose association of armoured regiments, both The Royal Tank Regiment and those converted from old horse cavalry regiments. (See Ancestry below) Today it comprises ten r...

  • Cemeteries in Umatilla County, Oregon

    This is an umbrella project for cemeteries in Umatilla County, Oregon, United States of America. No profiles please; start a specific cemetery project to add profiles to, and index the project below under a town heading. FindAGrave lists 57 cemeteries: search results Milton-Freewater Ford Cemetery Also known as: Ballou Cemetery, Valley Cemetery Milton-Freewater IOOF CemeteryAlso known...

  • Amherst County, Virginia, USA

    Official Web Site Amherst County was formed in 1761, from parts of Albemarle County. The county was named for Sir Jeffrey Amherst, known as the "Conqueror of Canada". Jeffrey Amherst was named Governor of Virginia, although he never came to the colony. Native Americans were the first humans to populate the area. They hunted and fished mainly along the countless rivers and streams in Amherst C...

  • Riverdale Mennonite Cemetery - Mornington Township, Perth County, Ontario, Canada

    Riverdale Mennonite Cemetery Cemetery Address: Millbank, Perth East Concession 7, Lot 15, Mornington Township GPS: 43.576085,-80.844015 Denomination: Mennonite Maintained by: Riverdale Mennonite Church==Links== Canada Gen Web's Cemetery Project Find A Grave

  • Illegitimate DNA - Cornwall

    If you find in our tree a child/ancestor who was born without a reference to a father please add the profile here and list the link on the about page. In Cornwall mothers were often encouraged to name the child as the father, to assist in identity. Having a child out of wedlock at one stage was punishable with incarceration for a period of some months. Please see Cornwall - Bastardy Bonds and...

  • New Zealand Settler Ships- Oliver Lang 1856

    Oliver Lang Ship: 1224 tons Captain: Joseph Mundle Surgeon Superintendent: Sailed Liverpool September 24th 1856 - arrived Wellington December 19th 1856 also to Nelson and Lyttelton (From the "Wellington Independent,' Dec. 20) ARRIVAL OF THE OLIVER LANG, This noble vessel arrived yesterday afternoon from Liverpool, after a quick passage of eightyfive days, bringing the welcome addition to our ...

  • Sugihara Visa Recipients

    The purpose of this project is to find people whose lives were saved by getting a visa from Chiune Sugihara . The great grandparents ( Binyomin Zev (Willy) Steinfeld and Chana Steinfeld (Kovenski) ) of the projects creator ( Yehuda Zev Rubin ) were both saved with a visa, and he's looking to find people whose relatives were also saved with the visa. Escaping Lithuania With The Help of Chiun...

  • Descendants of Francis Cooke (1583 –1663)

    Scope of Project To build a single, validated and documented shared family tree for the Francis Cooke, "Mayflower" Passenger , family, from earlier origins to near modern times. General Note For more information about Geni Projects, see the Geni Wiki Projects Page . If you would like to contribute to this page, please feel free to edit it. Click here for instructions about using Wik...

  • Rebellions of 1837

    The Rebellions of 1837 were two armed uprisings that took place in Lower and Upper Canada in 1837 and 1838. Both rebellions were motivated by frustrations with political reform. A key shared goal was responsible government, which was eventually achieved in the incidents' aftermath. The rebellions led directly to Lord Durham's Report on the Affairs of British North America and to The British Nor...

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  • Ancient Planters: Reynolds Family

    This is a sub-project of the Ancient Planters In Colonial America Project focusing on Cicely Reynolds and her descendants.

  • Jamestown, Virginia - 1624 Census

    In June 1624, King James I assumed responsibilty for the colony of Virginia after he dissolved the Virginia Company of London. He ordered Virginia's leaders to make a record of the colony's inhabitants and their provisions. This census-known as the 1624/5 Muster-is the first comprehensive account of households in British North America. In addition, it is the only extant census for seventeenth-c...

  • Opthalmologists

    Opthalmologists Pictured Right: Watercolour of a nun with a bleeding eye, Arzneibuch Compendium of popular medicine and surgery, 1675 Below is a list but please add any Opthalmologists profiles on Geni to this project. You may also be interested in Corrective VIsion Opticians 18th–19th centuries Joseph Forlenze Theodor Leber discovered Leber's congenital amaurosis, Leber's hereditar...

  • Matamoros, Tamaulipas Mexico

    Matamoros, Tamaulipas Mexico =This project is for anyone who was born, lived, or died in Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico

  • Karnes County, Texas USA

    Karnes County, Texas and her history Please feel free to add profiles of anyone who was born, lived or died in Karnes County, Texas. Point of Contact For This Page: Karnes County was formed on February 4, 1854 from parts of Bexar, DeWitt, Goliad, Gonzales, and San Patricio Counties. The county seat is Karnes City. However, Helena (the former "toughest town on earth") was the county seat...

  • EAÕK Suure-Jaani kirik ja kogudus

    Suure-Jaani Peetruse ja Pauluse kirik ja kogudus Оллустферская православная церквь Св. Петра и Павла Suure-Jaani (varem Olustvere) apostlik-õigeusu kogudus on asutatud 27. veebruaril 1847. aastal. Algul peetud jumalateenistust Aimla karjamõisas, selle järele Olustvere mõisas. Juba järgmisel aasta 1. oktoobril ehitati kroonu kulul puumaja, kus peeti ka esimesed teenistused. 21. augustil 1849...

  • Jewish Families of Nitra (Slovakia)

    Nitra is a city in western Slovakia, situated at the foot of Zobor Mountain in the valley of the river Nitra. With a population of about 83,572 today, it is the fifth largest city in Slovakia. Nitra is also one of the oldest cities in Slovakia and the country's earliest political and cultural center. Today, it is a seat of a kraj (Nitra Region) and an okres (Nitra District). Nitra is one of t...

  • Crockett / Crocketagne / Crocketagni

    Crockett /Crocketagne /Crocketagni/ Croquetagne project. The goal of this project is to clean up the vast Crockett tree, especially at the Joseph Lewis Crockett Sr. / Sarah Stewart and Joseph Lewis Crockett Jr. generations. Any collaborators welcome. We are definitely in need of well-researched source material on this family and its ancestry, so please contribute any references and sour...

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  • Beth Tzedec Memorial Park - Toronto, Toronto Division, Ontario, Canada

    Beth Tzedec Memorial Park Cemetery Address: 5822 Bathurst Street North York, Toronto Cemetery Map ===Links=== Find A Grave

  • McKendree University

    University (McK), formerly known as McKendree College, is a private liberal arts university located in Lebanon, Illinois, United States. The area is a part of the Metro-East region of Greater St. Louis. Founded in 1828 as the Lebanon Seminary, it is the oldest college in Illinois. McKendree enrolls approximately 2,300 undergraduates and nearly 700 graduate students representing 25 countries and...

  • Gårdshistorikk: Ramsvik, Vestvågøy, Nordland, Norge

    Kilde Kilde Buksnes Bygdebok av Ola Berg , Bind II, 2. Opplag ( ) _____________________________________________________ Buksnes GÅRDSNR. 9 Ballstad og GÅRDSNR.10 Ballstadøy GÅRDSNR. 20 Bolle GÅRDSNR. 16 Buksnes GÅRDSNR. 31 Bø GÅRDSNR. 37 Farstad

  • Parke Family of New England

    Read the ebook Genealogy of the Parke families of Connecticut, including Robert Parke, of New London, Edward Parks, of Guilford, and others, by Frank Sylvester Parks First Generation - the Immigrant / 1. ROBERT' PARKE, (or Sir Robert Parke, as he has been sometimes called), was born in Preston, Eng land, in 1580. He was a personal friend of John Winthrop, to whom he addressed a letter rel...

  • Buren, Gelderland : Immigrants to New Netherland and the later colony of New York

    Bring your immigrants from Buren and environs to the North American Colonies settled by the Dutch West India Company. Please limit these to people who originated in the Buren area of Gelderland and adjoining areas of Utrecht The purpose of this project is to better understand the family ties of emigrants from Buren both before and after they crossed the Atlantic. Not all individuals would hav...

  • Notables on Israeli Stamps - ידוענים על בולי ישראל

    Project photo: King David of Israel by Marc Chagall . Israeli stamp, 1969 Biblical Heroes אדם הראשון, Adam & חוה, Eve , 'Adam & Eve stamp1 ' ; 'Adam & Eve stamp2 ' (c.4004 BCE — 3070 BCE ) According to the Genesis creation narrative, the first human couple to inhabit Earth, created by the God of the ancient Hebrews. Adam and Eve ate fruit from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, c...

  • Jesus' Ancestors

    This is a working project intended to help coordinate discussions about cleaning up the ancestry of Jesus of Nazareth on Geni. How to Participate You can participate by following the project and contributing to the discussions. Please note that theological disputes are "off topic". Documenting Different Theories Please remember that theories are not facts. There are dozens of theories a...

  • Battle of New Market & the (V.M.I.) cadets

    [ ] ''Not to be confused with Battle of New Market Heights.'' 'The Battle of New Market was fought on May 15, 1864, in Virginia during the Shenandoah Valley Campaigns of 1864 in the American Civil War. A small Confederate army, which included cadets from the Virginia Military Institute (V.M.I.), forced Union Major General Franz Sigel and his army out of the Shenandoah Valley. '

  • First Battle of Winchester

    First Battle of Winchester The First Battle of Winchester, fought on May 25, 1862, in and around Frederick County, Virginia, and Winchester, Virginia, was a major victory in Confederate Army Maj. Gen. Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson's Campaign through the Shenandoah Valley during the American Civil War. Jackson enveloped the right flank of the Union Army under Maj. Gen. Nathaniel P. Banks and...

  • West Point Cemetery

    Point Cemetery is a historic cemetery on the grounds of the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York. It overlooks the Hudson River, and served as a burial ground for American Revolutionary War soldiers and early West Point inhabitants long before 1817 when it was officially designated as a military cemetery. Prior to 1817, the area was known as "German Flats" before it was formal...

  • Wisconsin in the American Civil War (1861-1865)

    [ ]This project is used to relate all units from Wisconsin who served in the Union Army.

  • Huntington's Disease

    This project is for those with or who have died from Huntington's Disease or complications that may have resulted because of this disease. Huntington's disease (HD) , also known as Huntington's chorea , is an inherited disorder that results in death of brain cells. The earliest symptoms are often subtle problems with mood or mental abilities. A general lack of coordination and an unsteady gai...

  • United States presidential election, 2016

    States presidential election, 2016=The United States presidential election of 2016 will be the 58th quadrennial U.S. presidential election and is to be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2016. Voters in the election will select presidential electors, who in turn will elect a new President and Vice President of the United States. The incumbent president, Barack Obama, is ineligible to be elected to a ...

  • Freeport Pioneer Cemetery - Cambridge, Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada

    Freeport Pioneer Cemetery Cemetery Address: Riverbank Dr, Cambridge Waterloo Township GPS: 43.424759,-80.400857 Maintained by: City of Cambridge ==Links== Canada Gen Web's Cemetery Project Find A Grave

  • Doualic Internment Camp (France)

    Douadic Internment Camp (France) Période d'activité: 1939-1945 Superficie: 8 hectares : bâtiments en dur et baraques Population internée: Prisonniers de guerre, réfugiés français et étrangers, juifs raflés dans l'Indre Lieu dit : de l'Etang du Blanc Commune : 36300 Douadic Canton : Le Blanc Département : Indre Région : Centre-Val de Loire Pays : France Le Camp de Douadic...

  • California in the US Civil War (USA) 1861-1865

    This project is used to relate all units from California who served in the Union Army. California's involvement in the American Civil War included sending gold east, recruiting volunteer combat units to replace regular forces in territories of the Western United States, maintaining and building numerous camps and fortifications, suppressing secessionist activity and securing the New Mexico ...

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  • Bad Wörishofen Displaced Persons Camp

    The purpose of this project is to keep track of all of the displaced persons or Holocaust Survivors who were housed at Bad Wörishofen Displaced Persons Camp. This camp was located in Bad Wörishofen , Germany.

  • Border War (1910-1919)

    The Border War was part of the greater Mexican Revolution. At points in the war, the rebels were supported by the German Empire. The Border War, or the Border Campaign, refers to the military engagements which took place in the Mexico-United States border region of North America during the Mexican Revolution. The Bandit War in Texas was part of the Border War. From the beginning of the Me...

  • Senica District in Trnava Region (SK)

    Senica District Country Slovakia Region (kraj) Trnava Region Area 684 km2 (264 sq mi) Population (2001) Total 60,891 Density 89/km2 (230/sq mi) Time zone CET (UTC+1) Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2) Telephone prefix 34 Senica District (okres Senica) is a district in the Trnava Region of western Slovakia. The district is relatively rich in natural resources oil, gas, lignite. It is industrial...

  • Imigrantes Portugueses do Concelho de Póvoa de Varzim ao Brasil / Portuguese immigrants of Concelho of Póvoa de Varzim to Brazil

    Este é um subprojeto relacionado ao Projeto Maior Brasil: Imigrantes Portugueses ao Brasil / Portuguese immigrants to Brazil Aqui estão relacionados os imigrantes portugueses que vieram ao Brasil do Concelho de PÓVOA DE VARZIM . João Francisco da Costa (Póvoa de Varzim, Porto, Portugal, ? - Brasil, ?) casado com Úrsula da Fonseca Dias. Garcia de Sousa d'Ávila (São Pedro de Rates, Póvoa ...

  • Nietzsche

    The philosopher, poet and musician Prof. Dr. Friedrich Nietzsche , born October 15th 1844 at Röcken (today a dirtrict of Lützen, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany), died August 25th 1900 at Weimar , Thuringia, Germany. Meanwhile the family tree of Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (1844 – 1900) is built up with nearly 200 members beginning in the 17th century. Now it's up to add all those people, who follow...

  • Lost and found in England

    Lost and found in England This project is designed to re-unite families to lost individuals on the tree. How many of us had that "Uncle" or "Best Mate of Dads" that did not seem to have any family? How many times in your research do you find someone, who, is a mystery, you want to add him to the tree, but, have no idea where he/she belongs. This is a way to honour that person, and, a place ...

  • Israel Projects Portal

    Research, discover, celebrate, feel and enjoy your roots in Jerusalem, July 2015, at the International Genealogy Conferences - IAJGS International Jewish Genealogy Conference Jerusalem, July 6 - 10, 2015 3 5th IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy Israeli Projects Geni-Israel ג'ני-ישראל Israeli Heads of State and State Authorities Israeli all Knesset mem...

  • American Revolution: Georgia Militia and Military

    This project is a subdivision of the The Colonies during the American Revolutionary War References and Links Georgia Militia List of United States militia units in the American Revolutionary War

  • American Revolution: Battle of Musgrove Mill (1780)

    Scope of Project The Battle of Musgrove Mill , August 19, 1780, occurred near a ford of the Enoree River, near the present-day border between Spartanburg County, South Carolina|Spartanburg, Laurens County, South Carolina|Laurens and Union County, South Carolina|Union Counties in South Carolina. During the course of the battle, 200 Patriot militiamen defeated a combined force of approximately ...

  • Overmountain Men

    The Overmountain Men were American frontiersmen from west of the Appalachian Mountains who took part in the American Revolutionary War. While they were present at multiple engagements in the war's southern campaign, they are best known for their role in the American victory at the Battle of Kings Mountain in 1780. The term "overmountain" refers to the fact that their settlements were west of, o...

  • Liberty University

    University is a private, non-profit Christian university located in Lynchburg, Virginia, United States, that describes itself as a Christian academic community. Liberty's annual enrollment includes 13,800 residential students and over 100,000 online students as of May 2013.[4][5][6] When including the number of people taking its online courses, LU is the largest Evangelical Christian university...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Hector, 1637 & 1638

    Hector , England to Massachussets 1637 From Ship Passenger Lists by Carl Boyer referencing a previous work by Isabel MacBeath Calder entitled Passengers on the Hector, 1637-38, The New Haven Colony pp. 29-31. The following is the passenger list for the vessel Hector, which brought the passengers accompanying John Davenport and Theophilus Eaton to Connecticut in 1637. There is another ship c...

  • Great Black Migration (US)

    Around 1910 until the late-1930s, there was a massive movement of African Americans (Blacks) that relocated from the "Deep South" (Southern United States) into Northern, Midwestern and Western U.S. industrial cities. Crop failure was one of the main reasons these Blacks left their traditional homes, some of it started by the Boll Weevil that had traveled from Mexico into Texas, then travel east...

  • Kentucky Pioneers

    From The First American West: The Ohio River Valley, 1750-1820 The opening of the trans-Appalachian West launched one of the greatest land rushes in American history. Contrary to legend, however, most of the land was won not by hardy pioneers seeking a family farmstead but by wealthy individuals and powerful companies who quickly claimed possession of all the prime areas. By the beginning of ...

  • Huguenots of the Carolinas

    Scope of Project We will create documented and accurate Geni Master Profiles for the 45 families of Huguenot settlers in the Carolinas during the Colonial American period (migrations: 1690-1730) and ensure their ancestral and descendent lines are unduplicated and well represented. Overview from: The Huguenots were members of the Protestantism|Protestant Reformed Church of France|R...

  • American Revolution: Siege of Fort Motte (1781)

    The Siege of Fort Motte was a military operation during the American Revolutionary War. A force of Patriot (American Revolution)|Patriots led by General Francis Marion|Francis "Swamp Fox" Marion and Lt. Colonel Henry Lee III|"Light Horse" Harry Lee set out to capture the Kingdom of Great Britain|British post at Fort Motte, strategically located at the confluence of the Congaree River|Congaree a...

  • Jews in Koenigsberg

    The Society Jews in East Prussia (Juden in Ostpreussen e.V.) is preparing an exhibition about "The Jews of Königsberg at the turn of the 20th Century“. It will be displayed at the Museum for Arts and History of Kaliningrad (former Königsberg) at November 2017. The exhibition will contain many documents and photos about the Jewish Citizens of Konigsberg. They were active in the fields of economy...

  • KARUNEEKAR

    ===About Karuneegar== About 2000 years ago,during vallalar Pandiyan period Seer Karuneegar Puranam was written by poet Paarisanadhar. In sanskrit other books about Karuneegar are the following: Bramanda Puranam Adithya Puranam Saurakadha Atharva veda surya sagasandhi Kanaka smrithi.. Sub-sectors in Karuneegar Seer Karunnegar Sarattu Karuneegar Kaikatum Karuneegar ...

  • People Connected to Inverness-shire

    People Connected to Inverness-shire Historic County of Scotland Image right - Inverness-shire within Scotland in 1890 See also Inverness-shire Main Page Inverness-shire - Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards Historic Houses of Inverness-shire

  • Irish Families Researched by Geni Users

    Irish Families Researched by Geni Users This project has been created on request from the Geni users who are researching Irish families. This will replace the current Roll-Call Irish families researched discussion as this is becoming too difficult to read through . The names will be where possible listed with a place name and with a link to the profile of the person who is also researching ...

  • Jewish Families from Zhuravno, Ukraine

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Zhuravno, Ukraine, also known as Żurawno, Zuravna, Zuravne, Zhuravnoye, Żórawno, Jouravno. KehilaLinks - Zhuravno Gesher Galicia - Zhuravno ZHURAVNO (Pol. Zurawno), town in E. Drogobych district, Ukraine. In the early 18th century a Jewish community was organized in Zhuravno under the jurisdiction of the Lvov community. T...

  • Geni as Illusion?

    This Project sheds light on who we are as a civilization. It illuminates the world tree on Geni.com where some profiles in it are fictional. The persons' names are added to profiles in the tree. When we also read the links Connected to this Project one will get a meaningful Learning. Contents: 1. Geni as Illusion ? 2. Fictional profiles 3. Profiles without written Sources 4. How to ...

  • "Lady McDonald" (Ship) - Colonists to New South Wales in 1860

    The Lady McDonald made several voyages to Australia. In 1860 on the 15th of December it arrived in New South Wales Passenger List: (Work in progress) Married Couples: John Call, 22 Mary Call, 20 John Call, infant John Cassidy, 25 Margaret Cassidy, 22 Patrick ???, 24 Margaret ???, 18 George Ferkin, 26 Emma? Ferkin, 28 Sarah Ashton, 7 John Forrest, 24, Ploughman, Stiri...

  • The Stangen-Margalyiot Family (Margulies, Margalit, Margolis, Margolioth and other Varients)

    Margaliot, Margolis, Margulies, Margalyiot Family Jewish Encyclopedia The Stangen-Margalyiot family are the descendants of the marriage of HaRav Menachem Mendl Stangen-Margolioth who was the rabbi of Pińczów from about 1615 to 1635 and, later, rabbi of Prezmysl to Sheindel Margolioth , the daughter of Harav Moshe Mordechai Halevi Margaliyos and grandaughter of HaRav Shmuel Margolioth of Posen .

  • University of Louisville

    The University of Louisville (UofL) is a public university in Louisville, Kentucky, a member of the Kentucky state university system. When founded in 1798, it was the first city-owned public university in the United States and one of the first universities chartered west of the Allegheny Mountains. The university is mandated by the Kentucky General Assembly to be a "Preeminent Metropolitan Re...

  • San Diego State University

    San Diego State University (SDSU, State) is a public research university in San Diego, and is the largest and oldest higher education institution in San Diego County. Founded in 1897 as San Diego Normal School, it is the third-oldest university in the 23-member California State University (CSU). SDSU has a student body of more than 35,000 and an alumni base of more than 280,000. The Carnegi...

  • Washington Senators (1961–1971) (MLB)

    The franchise was established in 1961 as the Washington Senators, an expansion team awarded to Washington, D.C., after the city's first American League ballclub, the original Washington Senators, moved to Minnesota and became the Twins. After the 1971 season, the new Senators moved to Arlington, Texas, and debuted as the Rangers the following spring. Texas Rangers (1972 - present)

  • Washington Nationals/Senators (1901–1960) (AL and MLB)

    The team was founded in Washington, D.C. in 1901 as one of the eight original teams of the American League, named the Washington Senators or Washington Nationals. Although the Washington team endured long bouts of mediocrity (immortalized in the 1955 Broadway musical Damn Yankees), they had a period of prolonged success in the 1920s and 1930s, led by Baseball Hall of Fame members Bucky Harris, ...

  • Claimed As An Illegitimate Child of Henry VIII

    Henry VIII of England had one acknowledged bastard and several suspected bastards by his mistresses. Acknowledged Children The Geni profile for this son is linked to Henry VIII. His mother is linked as a mistress. Henry Fitzroy, Duke of Richmond and Somerset (15 June 1519 – 23 July 1536), son of Henry VIII's mistress Bessie Blount. Acknowledged by Henry VIII, who created him duke of R...

  • Jewish Families from Říčany (Ritschan), Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Říčany (Ritschan) , Bohemia, Czech Republic.

  • Oregon in the US Civil War (USA) 1861-1865

    This project is used to relate all units from Oregon who served in the Union Army.

  • British Army - The Royal Tank Regiment

    The Royal Tank Regiment British Army Including Armoured Car Section

  • "All That Glitters..." MINING the world

    This is intended to be the Over-Arching Site Index of Geni projects about Mining across the world and across human history. America The California Gold Rush South Africa 'Diamonds & Dust; Gold & Ganja' - Mining South Africa Pilgrim's Rest History and Families of Kaapsehoop Oppenheimers in SA South Africa - Randlords British Isles the Bevin Boys

  • The Real Housewives

    The Real Housewives The Real Housewives is an American media franchise consisting of several reality television series broadcast on Bravo; they document the lives of several affluent housewives residing in varying regions throughout the United States and internationally. The first version The Real Housewives of Orange County premiered in 2006; its success resulted in spin-off series located i...

  • Pepperdine University

    Pepperdine University is an American private, not-for-profit, coeducational research university affiliated with the Churches of Christ. The university's 830-acre (340 ha) campus overlooking the Pacific Ocean in unincorporated Los Angeles County, California, United States, near Malibu is the location for Seaver College, the School of Law, the Graduate School of Education and Psychology, the Gr...

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