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  • Imigrantes Portugueses do Concelho de Lisboa ao Brasil / Portuguese immigrants of Concelho of Lisbon to Brazil

    Este é um subprojeto relacionado ao Projeto Maior Brasil: Imigrantes Portugueses ao Brasil / Portuguese immigrants to Brazil Aqui estão relacionados os imigrante portugueses que vieram ao Brasil do Concelho de LISBOA . Agostinho de Oliveira Costa (Lisboa, Portugal, ? - Brasil, ?) casado com Ana da Silveira Dultra. Ana Joanna Prestes (Santa Engracia, Lisboa, Portugal, ? - B...

  • Imigrantes Portugueses do Concelho de Porto ao Brasil / Portuguese immigrants of Concelho of Porto 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 PORTO . Agostinha Rodrigues , filha de Garcia Rodrigues e de Izabel Velho, que veio de Portugal casada com Simão Jorge dão início à fam&#x...

  • Rhode Island Governors

    List of Governors of Rhode Island==

  • Saint-Laurent-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada

    Aperçu ~ Overview Saint-Laurent-de-l'Île-d'Orléans ( carte ~ map ) se trouve dans la MRC L'Île-d'Orléans de la Communauté métropolitaine de Québec , région de la Capitale-Nationale . Toponymie ~ Toponymy Indiquez les lieux dans Geni ~ How to Input Locations in Geni Standard Location Names for Québec, Canada .....

  • South African World War II PARTICIPANTS

    This is the sub-project where all profiles of South Africans who participated during World War II can be added. All South African Army, Navy and Air Force soldiers who participated in WWII can be added to this project. Sub-projects for more specialised interests will be added when possible. Collaborators are welcome, and so are suggestions. Under "DOCUMENTS" you will find pages from WO3...

  • Norske skuespillere - Norwegian Actors

    Dette prosjektet tar sikte på å samle profilene til kjente norske skuespillere. - work in progress -

  • Nobres do Brasil Imperial

    A nobreza brasileira compreendia a família imperial brasileira, os detentores dos títulos nobiliárquicos agraciados durante o Império do Brasil (1822-1889), ou de títulos de nobreza agraciados durante o Reino Unido de Portugal, Brasil e Algarves (1815-1822) e que foram confirmados pelo imperador do Brasil após a independência brasileira (1822), b...

  • Jewish Inventors

    History is full of Jewish inventors, some of whom are responsible for many of the most important inventions of our time. This is the start of a collaborative project of Jewish Inventors. It has so far been based on the data from Encyclopaedia Britannica (2007), and The Golden Age of Jewish Achievement, both of which state the list of 321 great inventions goes back to 13,000 B.C. Many are so old...

  • 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...

  • Neuville, Québec, Canada

    Aperçu ~ Overview Neuville ( carte ~ map ) fait partie de la MRC Portneuf , région de la Capitale-Nationale . Toponymie ~ Toponymy En 1652, Jean Bourdon reçu une seigneurie qu'il appela « Dombourg » (un anagramme de son propre nom). Lorsque Nicolas Dupont, Sieur de Neuville , devient propriétaire de la seigneurie en 1683, il renomma « seign...

  • Joan's DAR cousins, aunts, uncles

    This is a list of ancestors listed in the DAR who are in Joan Graham Nathan's family line, aside from Great Grandparents. The purpose is to use this information in research on the Revolutionary War.

  • Town Founders

    Objective A project to honor the founders of our towns and cities worldwide. These men and women are our civil and religious leaders that built a community though their hard work, leadership, vision, and pioneer spirit. The profiles that are added should include a description of their role in the creation of the town. The photo on the right is a picture of Hershey, PA, which was founded and p...

  • Jewish Families from Doudleby nad Orlicí

    This project is dedicated to the Jewish families who lived in Doudleby nad Orlicí (Daudleb an der Adler) in Bohemia, Czech Republic. See JewishGen's Doudleby page Doudleby , Document Source Doudleby nad Orlicí is a village in North-Eastern Bohemia, in the district of Rychnov nad Kněžnou. In the past Doudleby belonged to the district of Hradec Králov&...

  • Worshipful Company of Mercers

    The Worshipful Company of Mercers is the premier Livery Company of the City of London and ranks first in the order of precedence of the Companies. It is the first of the so-called 'Great Twelve City Livery Companies'. History The records of the Mercers’ Company date back to 1348 but the Company is certainly older than this for in that year new ordinances were drawn up for the conduct...

  • Mercers

    The term mercer for cloth merchants (from French mercier, "notions dealer") is now largely obsolete. Mercers were formerly merchants or traders who dealt in cloth, typically fine cloth that was not produced locally. However inventories of mercers in small towns suggest that many were shopkeepers who dealt in various other dry commodities, not only cloth. Related occupations include haberdasher,...

  • Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures, Québec, Canada

    Aperçu ~ Overview Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures ( carte ~ map ) fait partie de l' agglomération de Québec de la Communauté métropolitaine de Québec , région de la Capitale-Nationale . Toponymie ~ Toponymy Indiquez les lieux dans Geni ~ How to Input Locations in Geni Standard Location Names for Québec, Canada ... 1648 et avant...

  • Connections between Jews of Bohemia and Moravia(Austria) and Jews of Lower Silesia(Prussia) 1700-1945.

    There was an administrative border between Prague and Czechoslovakia on the one hand, and Breslau and Lower Silesia on the other.But my great-grandmother from Breslau married my great-grandfather from Prague some time after 1880 and from 1898 when my great-grandfather died(and possibly before)until Shoah the family basically commuted back and forth. Other than my own family history I'm not find...

  • Fort Parker massacre

    The Fort Parker massacre was an event in May 1836 in which members of the pioneer Parker family were killed in a raid by Native Americans. In this raid, a 9-year-old girl, Cynthia Ann Parker , was captured and spent most of the rest of her life with the Comanche, marrying a Chief, Peta Nocona , and giving birth to a son, Quanah Parker , who would become the last Chief of the Comanches. Her brot...

  • 1820 British Settlers in South Africa

    Objective The purpose of this project is to record as many of the ORIGINAL settlers (Heads of the family groups) so that researchers can identify family lines and descendants. Secondly, current researchers who are descendants of the 1820 Settlers will be able to identify fellow researchers. Historical Summary Encouraged by the British government to emigrate to the Cape colony, the first...

  • Repentigny, Québec, Canada

    {en construction} Noms de municipalité Seigneurie de Repentigny L'Assomption-de-Repentigny Paroisses et missions ~ Parishes and Missions La-Purification-de-Repentigny Les registres s'ouvrent en 1679. Missionnaires, desservants, curés et vicaires Jean Basset , desservant (1681-85)

  • Spanish Texas (La Provincia de Tejas)

    Spanish Texas or La Provincia de Tejas (1513-1821) This is a top-level project and no personal profiles should be placed here (with very few exceptions such as explorers). "Sub-projects" are in the process of creation and will include the following: 1. Spanish Texas Missions 2. Spanish Texas Presidios 3. Spanish Texas Settlements and Settlers La Villa de San Antonio de Bexar La Ba...

  • Mexican Texas (1821-1836)

    Mexican Texas (1821-1836) =This is a top-level project. Very few profiles should be added here."Sub-projects" will include:*Mexican Texas Colonies and Empresarios*Green DeWitt and DeWitt Colony*Stephen Fuller Austin and his colonies**Old Three Hundred**Austin's Second Colony*De Leon's Colony*San Patricio*Roberts Colony

  • People Connected to Hertfordshire

    People Connected to Hertfordshire Historic County of England People connected to Hertfordshire can be placed in the following groups. See also Hertfordshire - Main Page Hertfordshire- Monumental Inscriptions and Graveyards Hertfordshire Genealogical Resources Historic Buildings of Hertfordshire

  • "So You're on a Stamp?!"

    Portraits on Stamps~Briefmarken~Postzegels~Timbres-poste EN: People that were/are on stamps for various countries FR: Personnalités figurant sur un timbre-poste, (For French stamps See dedicated Project ). DE: Bekannte Leute auf Briefmarken NL: Profielen met een afbeelding op postzegels in diverse landen Musicians on stamps This subject has fascinated me for years. How do...

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  • Africanos escravizados e imigrantes ao Brasil (African slaves and immigrants to Brazil)

    Work in Progress < BACK Africanos escravizados Nigerianos Sabino Felippe da Costa (Oyo-Oba, Lagos, Nigéria, ? — Brasil, ?), que teve 5 filhos com uma outra escrava rebatizada Maria do Bonfim . Angolanos Eusébio de Queirós (São Paulo de Luanda, Angola, 1812 — Rio de Janeiro, 7 de maio de 1868) foi um magistrado e político brasile...

  • National Football League (NFL)

    The National Football League ( NFL ) is a professional American football league consisting of 32 teams, divided equally between the National Football Conference (NFC) and the American Football Conference (AFC). The NFL is one of the four major professional sports leagues in North America, and the highest professional level of American football in the world. The NFL's 17-week regular season runs...

  • Cleveland Browns (NFL)

    The Cleveland Browns are a professional American football team based in Cleveland, Ohio. The Browns compete in the National Football League (NFL) as a member team of the American Football Conference (AFC) North division. The Browns play their home games at FirstEnergy Stadium, with administrative offices and training facilities in Berea, Ohio. The Browns' official colors are brown, orange and w...

  • Tori kalmistu

    Tori kalmistu asetseb Pärnumaal Tori vallas, Tori kiriku lähedal. Üldpindala 4,05 ha. Kalmistu kooseneb kahest osast - luterlaste ja õigeusuliste kalmistutest. Luterlaste kalmistu osa rajati 1854.a. , õigeusu kalmistu osa IXX saj. 70-ndatel aastatel. Kalmistu välispiirdeks on maakivikuhjatis, kõrgusega valdavalt 0,4-0,6 m. Kalmistu väravae...

  • Pittsburgh Steelers (NFL)

    The Pittsburgh Steelers are a professional American football team based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The team currently belongs to the North Division of the American Football Conference (AFC) in the National Football League (NFL). Founded in 1933, the Steelers are the oldest franchise in the AFC. In contrast with their status as perennial also-rans in the pre-merger NFL, where they were the o...

  • People Connected to County Galway

    People Connected to County Galway Republic of Ireland See also County Galway - Main Page County Galway Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards People Connected to "Ireland" - unknown Specific Place or County They came from Ireland - Origin Unknown

  • People who died from Appendicitis

    Please add ONLY those who have Died from Appendicitis or a ruptured Appendix to this project. Appendicitis is inflammation of the appendix. Appendicitis commonly presents with right lower abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, and decreased appetite.[2] However, approximately 40% of persons do not have these typical signs and symptoms.[3] Severe complications of a ruptured appendix include widespr...

  • Hollywood Walk of Fame

    The entertainment industry has provided the world with film, television and music for decades. In 1958, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce began honoring those individuals who have made significant contribution to the media with stars on Hollywood Blvd. at Highland Avenue. Since then, over two thousand stars have been placed on the Walk of Fame recognizing individuals, both living and deceased, ...

  • Leesi kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Leesi kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Projektiga liituda ...

  • Jaagupi-Uduvere kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Jaagupi-Uduvere kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Kultuurimälestise Riikliku Registri registrikanne vt. registrist ka kaasnevaid fotosid. Maetu otsing Haudi andmebaasis --------------------------...

  • United States Coast Guard

    United States Coast Guard (USCG) is a branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the country's seven uniformed services. The Coast Guard is a maritime, military, multi-mission service unique among the U.S. military branches for having a maritime law enforcement mission (with jurisdiction in both domestic and international waters) and a federal regulatory agency mission as part of its m...

  • Poets

    A poet's work can be literal, meaning that his work is derived from a specific event, or metaphorical, meaning that his work can take on many meanings and forms. Poets have existed since antiquity, in nearly all languages, and have produced works that vary greatly in different cultures and time periods. Throughout each civilization and language, poets have used various styles that have changed ...

  • 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...

  • Cemeteries, Memorials & Graveyards Portal

    Cemeteries, Memorials & Graveyards Portal This is an umbrella project to gather together all the Cemetery, Memorials and Graveyard projects in one project. This is not therefore suitable for adding profiles. A cemetery or graveyard is a place where the remains of deceased people are buried or otherwise interred. The word cemetery (from Greek κοιμητ&...

  • Eestlased Ühendriikides / Estonians in USA

    Siia projekti soovime Genist kokku koguda tuntumad eestlased Ameerika Ühendriikides läbi kõigi ajajärkude. inimeste otsimine Otsimiseks Otsimiseks Otsimiseks Otsimiseks Otsimiseks Otsimiseks Otsimiseks Otsimiseks Ostimiseks 29 mai 1952 USA-a

  • Quaker Persecution

    Early Quakers Imprisoned; and Early Quakers who died as a result : mostly in the17th Century Scope Those incarcerated whose death occurred before 1700 in England, the Americas, & elsewhere. Those imprisoned for refusal to pay tithes, swear oaths, remove their hats during the same period Those banished upon pain of death (eg. by Mass. Bay colony) and imprisoned in the meantime Those ...

  • Eesti lennundus - Estonian aviation

    Siia projekti on soov koondada kõik eesti lennundusega seotud isikud läbi kõikide ajajärkude: sealhulgas kõik lennutunnistusega lendurid (sõjaväelendurid, tsiviillendurid, harrastuslendurid, purilendurid), lennukikonstruktorid, lennukiehitajad, lennujuhid, lennuinstruktorid, stjuardessid, mehaanikud, lendude/lennuväljade abipersonal jne. ...

  • Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery

    Sam Houston National Cemetery is a United States National Cemetery in the city of San Antonio in Bexar County, Texas. Find a Grave

  • Houston National Cemetery

    National Cemetery is a United States National Cemetery in the city of Houston in Harris County, Texas. Find a Grave

  • Playground for the Wiki'ds

    Playground for Wiki 'diots example for following horizontal line, jumping to the right example for following horizontal line, jumping to the right example for following horizontal line, jumping to the right right example for following horizontal line, jumping to the right word Geni logo with center attribute and ampersand Example of new tag with font styling

  • Randvere kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Randvere kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Randvere Peetri kirik on ehitatud aastatel 1848-1852, kalmistu rajatud aastal 1803. EELK Randvere kogudus tegutseb iseseisvana aastast 1923. Randvere kalmistu Ma...

  • German / Austro-Hungarian Jewish Soldiers Killed in WWI

    Jewish fighters who served in the German and Austro-Hungarian Army during World War I (1914-1918). When WWI broke out, the Jews, eager to demonstrate their loyalty to their country, rallied to the war effort. They hoped that military service would promote their acceptance into German and Austro-Hungarian society. Some 320,000 Jewish soldiers joined the army---12,000 Jewish soldirs died fi...

  • Eesti „Raadiohääled“ ja „Telenäod“

    Tere Genilane Mulle on kogu aeg tundunud, et Genis pole veel kohta, kuhu koguda kokku kõik need tuntud isikud keda teame enamasti vaid seetõttu, et me kuuleme nende häält raadist või keda me õhtust-õhtusse kohtame teleriekraanil. Siin on nüüd nende kodu!

  • JMP Sudetenland Project

    This project links to all of the towns that are the subject of research by the Jewish Museum of Prague in the Czech borderlands known as the Sudetenland. Please add all public profiles to the appropriate town project. Ústí nad Labem/Aussig Karlovy Vary/Karlsbad Liberec/Reichenberg Teplice/Teplitz Opava/Troppau

  • Lithuanian Jews in South Africa

    Holocaust in Lithuania Lithuanian Jews Jews in South Africa Litvaks Memories of Lithuania in South Africa Overview Jews began living in Lithuania as early as the 13th century. Despite upheavals of expulsion and subsequent returning to the country, the population grew from 120,000 to 250,000 in 1792 thereafter Jews became subjects of the Russian empire after the Second Partition or t...

  • Geni Start Here Basics

    Geni Start Here Basics Basic help for new users, and those who lose their way. Including best practice standards and links to Geni help, conveniently listed. Add images to the "about box", format the page with simple code, resource links and more... Habits are hard to break and hopefully this area will be able to assist in creating, or correcting the best practices to use Geni. We are all...

  • University of California, Berkeley

    The University of California, Berkeley (also referred to as Berkeley, UC Berkeley, California or simply Cal) is a public research university located in Berkeley, California. It is the flagship campus of the University of California system, one of three parts in the state's public higher education plan, which also includes the California State University system and the California Community Col...

  • Colonial American Ministers

    This project commemorates colonial clergy for their roles as founders and leaders of the first American communities. The first clergy in America led bands of followers across the Atlantic and acted as leaders in every area of life — as educators, judges and heads of government — during America’s formative years. Bring your "Reverend" ancestors on over! To be eligible, par...

  • Battle of Flodden

    Battle of Flodden Date 9 Sept 1513 Location Near Branxton, Northumberland, England Belligerents Kingdom of England (26,000 English) v Kingdom of Scotland (30-34,000 Scottish) Causes This conflict began when James IV, King of Scots declared war on England to honour the Auld Alliance with France by diverting Henry VIII's English troops from their campaign against the French king Loui...

  • British Settlers to South Africa - Shepherd's Party 1826

    See Main Project Page - British Ships to South Africa in the 1800's To take part in any project - you do need to first be a collaborator - so join the project. See the discussion Project Help: How to add Text to a Project - Starter Kit to get you going! How to Participate Please add only the profiles of members of this party to this project ( not their descendants)! This is easily d...

  • Viborgs läns regemente & Kymmenegårds regemente

    Regementet var ursprungligen roterat med 1000 nummer och 8 kompanier i Viborgs län Siffrorna i tabellen nedan speglar regementes styrka efter freden i Nystad 1721 då Sverige fick avträda större delen av Viborgs län samt södra delen av Kexholms län. Detta innebar att upptagningsområdet för regementet minskade drastiskt. Regementet by...

  • Jewish Families of Votice (Wottitz) Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect information on all of the Jewish families who resided in the town of Votice (Wottitz) in Bohemia, Czech Republic. !!!! BE CAREFUL ... the families were growing in years and members went to surrounding towns, villages .... all area up to Dobrisch, Sedlec, Sedlcany, Beroun etc. From the past the county of Beroun ... conection among families, bussiness branch etc. ....

  • Suomi Finland -projects portal

    Work in Progress Detta är en portal där man samlar alla projekt som är relaterade till Finland This is a place where we collect all Finnish related Projects on Geni Finnish Coffee Corner En samlings plats för Geni användare med anknytning till Finland. Linka Projektet till rätt kategori Suomi Finland - Famous Descendants Svenska tiden ( ...

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  • People Connected to Hampshire

    People Connected to Hampshire Historical County of England See also Hampshire Main - Page Hampshire Genealogical Resources Historic Buildings of Hampshire Hampshire Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries & Graveyards

  • People Connected to Cheshire

    People Connected to Cheshire Historic County of England See also Cheshire - Main Page Cheshire - Genealogical Resources Historic Buildings of Cheshire Monumental Inscriptions and Graveyards of Cheshire

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  • People Connected to Edinburghshire (now Midlothian)

    People Connected to Edinburghshire (now Midlothian) Historic County of Scotland Image right - Edinburghshire within Scotland in 1890 See also Edinburghshire Main Page Edinburghshire (now Midlothian) - Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards Historic Buildings of Edinburghshire Midlothian (Edinburghshire) Genealogical Resources

  • South African Genealogical DNA testing

    This project is intended as a meeting place to develop the South African DNA tree on geni. Come & post & discuss your findings; riddles etc with others interested in genetic genealogy on the SA tree. If you've had your DNA tested (or are thinking about it) and are on the SA tree, please join this project. Test We need to get as many SA people as possible to test their autosomal, Y-DNA...

  • U2e1 (mtDNA)

    For people who have tested and are assigned the maternal haplogroup U2e1 or who are believed to have had that maternal haplogroup based on descendants tested. Defining Mutations (to be added) Origin (to be added) Distribution Haplogroup U2 is most common in South Asia but also found in low frequency in Central and West Asia, as well as in Europe as U2e. The overall frequency of ...

  • South African male Progenitors / Stamvaders

    This is the umbrella project to which every South African male Progenitor /Stamvader should be added first - ie all first fathers of a line with descendants in SA." A note on the Meaning of the words 'Progenitor,' Stam Vader,' and 'Settler,' as they are used on Geni * A PROGENITOR [PROG] is the start of a bloodline in SA. A Y-PROG is a special PROG who is the first Y chromosome progenit...

  • The Great Kashubian Migration

    In the mid-1800s Kashubians migrated for economic reasons. After the Franco-Prussian War and the unification of Germany under Bismarck, Kashubians were met with institutionalized hostility. Life was very harsh for the Kashubs. It was illegal to use Polish or Kashubian in public, especially in church. Many priests were imprisoned or exiled. Churches were left with no parish priests. As a result,...

  • Famous Vegetarians

    Save the Humans "Nothing will benefit human health and increase the chances for survival of life on Earth as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet." -Albert Einstein Notable Vegetarians Pythagoras , (580 – 500 BC) Greek mathematician and philosopher Plato , (428 – 347 BC) Greek philosopher Plutarch , (46 – 120 BC) Greek philosopher and biogr...

  • Imigrantes Portugueses do Concelho de Braga ao Brasil / Portuguese immigrants of Concelho of Braga 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 BRAGA . Albino Augusto Pinheiro de Lacerda (Famalicão, Braga, Portugal, 13 de dezembro de 1830 - Brasil, ?) filho de José Joaquim de Carvalho e Balbina ...

  • Grocers

    Grocers Beginning as early as the 14th century, a grocer (or "purveyor") was a dealer in comestible dry goods such as spices, peppers, sugar, and (later) cocoa, tea and coffee. These items were bought in bulk, hence the term grocer from the French "grossier" meaning wholesaler, this term derived from Medieval Latin "grossarius" from which we also derive the word gross (meaning a quantity of t...

  • Jewish Families from Čechtice, Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Čechtice in Bohemia, Czech Republic.

  • The Battle of Antietam, MD September 17, 1862 US Civil War

    The Battle of Antietam /ænˈtiːtəm/ also known as the Battle of Sharpsburg, particularly in the South, fought on September 17, 1862, near Sharpsburg, Maryland, and Antietam Creek as part of the Maryland Campaign, was the first major battle in the American Civil War to take place on Union soil. It is the bloodiest single-day battle in American history, with a combined ...

  • Second Battle of Bull Run

    The Second Battle of Bull Run or Battle of Second Manassas was fought August 28–30, 1862 in Prince William County, Virginia, as part of the American Civil War. It was the culmination of an offensive campaign waged by Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia against Union Maj. Gen. John Pope's Army of Virginia, and a battle of much larger scale and numbers than the First...

  • Army of Virginia (USA), US Civil War

    The Army of Virginia was organized as a major unit of the Union Army and operated briefly and unsuccessfully in 1862 in the American Civil War. It should not be confused with its principal opponent, the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia, commanded by Robert E. Lee. History The Army of Virginia was constituted on June 26, 1862, by General Orders Number 103, from four existing departments...

  • Confederate Prisoner-of-War Camps and Military Prisons

    Work in progress This master project will be the portal listing the various Confederate POW camps and prisons, and those who were prisoners and guards. List of prisoner-of-war camps Camp Ford – near Tyler, Texas - 5,300 Camp Groce - Hempstead, Texas - 600 - 1,100 Camp Oglethorpe - Macon, Georgia 1,200 (Numbers for inmate totals are approximate.[22]) List of Military P...

  • Jewish Community of Speyer, Germany

    The history of the Jews in Speyer , Spire, Spira, Spires, reaches back over 1,000 years. In the Middle Ages the city of Speyer, Germany, was home to one of the most significant Jewish communities in the Holy Roman Empire. In 1096 Speyer was the very first town n which Jews suffered at the hands of the Cursaders. After many ups and downs throughout history the community was totally wiped out i...

  • Swedish nobles / Svensk adeln

    Add members of Sweden's noble families to this project. You can visit HistoryLink to find out which projects include your ancestors. The Swedish nobility is organized into three classes according to a system introduced in 1626: Lords (Swedish: Herreklassen ), comprising counts ( greve ) and barons ( friherre , baron ), two titles introduced in 1561 by Erik XIV Knights (Swedish: Riddarkl...

  • L'Isle-aux-Coudres, Québec, Canada

    Aperçu ~ Overview L'Isle-aux-Coudres ( carte ) fait partie de la MRC Charlevoix , région de la Capitale-Nationale . Toponymie ~ Toponymy « Saint-Louis-de-l'Isle-aux-Coudres » : Forme officielle longue utilisée entre 1741 et 1993. « L'Île-aux-Coudres » : Forme utilisée entre 1994 et 1999. Indiquez les lieux dans Geni ~ ...

  • Cowboys

    Add professional cowboys, rodeo cowboys, and ranchers to this project. You can visit HistoryLink to find out which projects include your ancestors. Overview A cowboy is an animal herder who tends cattle on ranches in North America, traditionally on horseback, and often performs a multitude of other ranch-related tasks. The historic American cowboy of the late 19th century arose from the vaq...

  • Sawyers, Sawmill Builders, and Lumber Merchants

    Sawyer Sawyer is an occupational term referring to someone who saws wood, particularly using a pit saw either in a saw pit or with the log on trestles above ground or operates a sawmill. One such job is the occupation of someone who cuts lumber to length for the consumer market, a task now often done by end users or at lumber and home improvement stores. The term is still widely used in the l...

  • Greenleaf Family

    Come on over and bring your Greenleaf ancestors with you. Profiles must be set to "public." Oulde Newbury as it was anciently called, was settled, incorporated and paid its first tax in the spring of 1635. It derived its name from Newbury, a town in Berkshire, England, about fifty miles from London. Until its incorporation, it was called by its Indian name Quascocunquen and was one of the l...

  • Old Historic Families of Lancashire

    Families of the Northwest of England, Greater Manchester, Cheshire & Lancashire See Visitation of Cheshire 1613 A History of Altrincham and Bowden "County families of Lancashire and Cheshire" Links for Genealogy sites will be below the family background. (as the projects develop). There is also another resource created to assist with fact checking for these families called High Sh...

  • L'Isle-Verte, Québec, Canada

    Aperçu ~ Overview L'Isle-Verte sur la ( carte ~ map ) Toponymie ~ Toponymy « L'Isle-Verte » : Nom utilisé depuis la seigneurie de L'Isle-Verte dans les années 1700s-1800s, et même avant par les jésuites. Nom toujours utilisé pour la municipalité courante. « Saint-Jean-Baptiste-de-l'Isle-Verte » : Nom de la...

  • Os indígenas e a miscigenação étnica do Brasil / The indigenous and ethnic miscegenation in Brazil

    A formação do povo brasileiro como hoje o conhecemos tem início com o processo de colonização portuguesa nas primeiras décadas do século XVI. A miscigenação foi sempre um traço decisivo, se apresentando desde os primeiros contatos entre os portugueses e os indígenas nativos das terras brasileiras, assim como se observa...

  • Goucher College

    College is a private, co-educational, liberal arts college in the northern Baltimore suburb of Towson in unincorporated Baltimore County, Maryland, on a 287-acre (1.2 km²) campus. The school has approximately 1,475 undergraduate students studying in 33 majors and six interdisciplinary programs and approximately 900 students studying in graduate programs. Goucher College and Susquehanna U...

  • Emory University

    University=Emory University is a private research university in metropolitan Atlanta, located in the Druid Hills section of unincorporated DeKalb County, Georgia, United States. The university was founded as Emory College in 1836 in Oxford, Georgia by the Methodist Episcopal Church and was named in honor of Methodist bishop John Emory. In 1915, the college relocated to metropolitan Atlanta and ...

  • Tennessee Governors

    The governor's term in office is limited by the Tennessee state constitution. The first constitution, enacted in 1796, set a term of two years for the governor and provided that no person could serve as governor for more than six years in any eight-year period. The term of office was lengthened to four years, without the possibility of consecutive terms, by constitutional amendments adopted in ...

  • Arlington County, Virginia, USA

    Official Web Site This project is a table of contents for all of the projects related to Arlington County, Virginia. Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

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  • Queens College, City University of New York

    College (QC) is a public university located in Queens, New York. It is the fifth-oldest and one of the largest senior colleges of the twenty-three institutions of higher learning of the City University of New York. Often referred to as "The Jewel of the CUNY system," The college's 77-acre campus is located along Kissena Boulevard in the neighborhood of Flushing.At its founding in 1937, Queens C...

  • 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...

  • University of Missouri

    The University of Missouri (Mizzou, MU, University of Missouri–Columbia, or simply Missouri) is a public research university located in the U.S. state of Missouri. In 1839, the university was founded in Columbia as the first public institution of higher education west of the Mississippi River. As the largest university in Missouri, MU enrolls 35,441 students offering over 300 degree pr...

  • United States Army Command and General Staff College

    The United States Army Command and General Staff College (CGSC or, obsolete, USACGSC) at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, is a graduate school for United States Army and sister service officers, interagency representatives, and international military officers. The college was established in 1881 by William Tecumseh Sherman as the School of Application for Infantry and Cavalry, (later simply the Infa...

  • Harrow School

    [ ]Harrow School /ˈhæroʊ/, commonly referred to as "Harrow", is an English independent school for boys situated in the town of Harrow, in north-west London. There is some evidence that there has been a school on the site since 1243, but the Harrow School of today was formally founded in 1572 by John Lyon under a Royal Charter of Elizabeth I. Harrow is one of the original ni...

  • Kamouraska, Québec, Canada

    Aperçu ~ Overview Kamouraska sur la ( carte ~ map ) Toponymie ~ Toponymy Indiquez les lieux dans Geni ~ How to Input Locations in Geni Standard Location Names for Québec, Canada ... 1673 et avant : Place Name = City = (future 'Kamouraska') County = [laissez vide ~ keep blank ] State/Province = Québec Country = Canada ... entre 1674 et 1854 :...

  • Fort Hays State University

    Hays State University (FHSU) is a public, co-educational university located in Hays, Kansas, United States. It is the fourth-largest of the six state universities governed by the Kansas Board of Regents, with an enrollment of approximately 11,200 students (4,000 undergraduate, 1,200 graduate, and 6,000 online students).

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