Genealogy Projects on the Geni Family Tree

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  • KZ Stutthof

    KZ Stutthof was the first Nazi concentration camp built outside of 1937 German borders. Completed on September 2, 1939, it was located in a secluded, wet, and wooded area west of the small town of Sztutowo (German: Stutthof). The town is located in the former territory of the Free City of Danzig, 34 km east of Gdańsk, Poland . KZ Stutthof was the last camp liberated by the Allies, on...

  • Jewish Families from Olomouc (Olmütz), Moravia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to list representatives of all of the Jewish families from the Moravian town of Olomouc (Olmütz) in the Czech Republic. The History of the Jewish Community of Olomouc Today the pulsating heart of the Haná region, the city of Olomouc can pride itself on a wealth of monuments to its illustrious past, not least of all as the former capital of all Moravia from t...

  • Velise cemetery

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Velise kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Asukoht kaardil Märjamaa kalmistute eeskiri Velise kalmistu, maetu otsing Velise kalmistu ------------------------------------------------------------...

  • Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp

    Bergen-Belsen (or Belsen) was a Nazi concentration camp in Lower Saxony in northwestern Germany, southwest of the town of Bergen near Celle. Originally established as the prisoner of war camp Stalag XI-C, in 1943 it became a concentration camp on the orders of Heinrich Himmler, where Jewish hostages were held with the intention of exchanging them for German prisoners of war held overseas. L...

  • Eesti õpetajad ja õppejõud - Estonian Teachers and Academics

    Õpetajate Leht Vikipeedia: Kategooria: Eesti õpetajad Vikipeedia: Kategooria:Eesti pedagoogid Eesti Haridusseltsi esimehed New Yorgis lisaks on c 500 õpetajat veel eraldi projektis 23.03.2016 seisuga

  • Eesti koorijuhid ja dirigendid

    Kogume siia kokku kõik Eesti seostega koorijuhid ja dirigendid läbi aegade

  • Eesti muusika

    Siia projekti soovime Genist kokku koguda tuntumaid Eesti muusikuid ja lauljaid läbi kõigi ajajärkude. Eesti laulupidude üldjuhtide ja Eesti heliloojate tarbeks on eraldi projektid: Evi Liivak. Sünd ca.1925a. Tallinnas on imelaps, kes 11 aastase plikana esineb viiulikuntsnikuna. On mitmel suurel üritustel esinenud, esines ka Soomes. Otepä�...

  • Jewish Exogamy

    The goal of this project is to pinpoint profiles on Geni where the "Jewish" tree intersects with others . (N.B. "Jewish exogamy" is the politically correct variant of "intermarriage.") Profiles must be set to "public." Collaborators, please feel free to update, adding resource links, images, documents -- and inviting more collaborators. And let's use "discussions" to share personal stories,...

  • Jinshi degree through the ages

    The degree originated in 605 CE (Sui Dynasty), and has evolved to be the sole stepping stone into the higher echelon of the civil service by the time of the Ming and the Qing. The Ming and Qing Jinshi are well documented; while the earlier ones are largely incomplete. In many cases, the only definitive year known about a Tang poet is the year he obtained his Jinshi degree. Family genealogies of...

  • The Geni API

    Geni's API provides simple access to our core genealogy features. Our goal is to empower developers to create new applications for our rich dataset. Resources Platform Developer Tools: Dashboard Documentation for developers . To register an application, visit geni.com/platform/developer/apps . Note: if the application is a desktop app, the callback URL can be any URL, such as the offi...

  • Eesti kalmistute pildid

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad otsida oma lähedasi kalmistutelt. Eriti oodatud on kõik koostööpakkumised, parandused ja täiendused. Iga abikäsi on teretulnud, et muuta see projekt massiliseks kõigile huvilistele Eesti sõjameeste kalmistute andmebaas Harjumaa kalmistud Aegviidu vana kalmistu Aruküla kalm...

  • Maly Trostinets extermination camp

    Maly Trastsianiets extermination camp (see alternate spellings), located near a small village on the outskirts of Minsk, Belarus, was the site of a Nazi extermination camp. Originally built in the summer of 1941, on the site of a Soviet kolkhoz, as a concentration camp, to house Soviet prisoners of war who had been captured following the German attack on the Soviet Union which commenced on Ju...

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  • Tallinna Liiva kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Tallinna Liiva kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Tallinna Liiva kalmistu koduleht Maetu otsing Haudi andmebaasis Maetu otsing Billiongraves andmebaasis Tallinna Liiva kalmistu Find A Grave andmebaasis ...

  • Doctors - Medical Practitioners

    Do you have medical practitioners in your family? Add profiles and trace the profession This project is to trace the medical profession in families. With the use of " History Link " and, profiles added here, you will be able to find, at a glance, how many in your family chose this career of healing. History Link History link is a project and application that allows you to see at a glanc...

  • Jewish Families from Odessa, Ukraine

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the city of Odessa in Ukraine. JewishGen Odessa Jewish Encyclopedia Jewish Virtual Library ODESSA, capital of Odessa district, Ukraine. In the 19th century it became the industrial and commercial center for southern Russia. In 1865 a university was founded. Odessa was an important center of the Russian revolutionary movem...

  • Jewish Families from Bamberg, Germany

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Bamberg, Germany also known as Babenberk, Bonfir. JewishGen-Bamberg Jewish History Summary: Jews are said to have lived in Bamberg since its foundation in 1007, and there is evidence, dating from the 12th century, of a thriving Jewish community with its own quarter, synagogue, mikveh, school and wedding hall. ...

  • Tallinna Rahumäe kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Tallinna Rahumäe kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Asukoht kaardil: Rahumäe kalmistu , Rahumäe, Nõmme, Tallinn, Eesti Rahumäe kalmistu kontaktandmed Maetu otsing Haudi a...

  • Genealogia das famílias da província de Salcete / Genealogy of families of the province of Salcete

    Familias da Provincia de Salcete Genealogia das famílias da província de Salcete / Genealogy of families of the province of Salcete. This is a project to compile the genealogical profiles of illustrious/noble ancestral families either related directly or indirectly belonging to the province of Salcete from pre-15th century. All the descendants of these noble and illustrious fa...

  • Reich Refugees during Holocaust 1933-1945

    The idea of this project is to include "all" refugees from the Holocaust who managed to emigrate from Europe to safe countries, and to connect these immigrants to their families in Europe. Holocaust & Reich Refugees & Emigrés 1933-1945 List of Project Profiles Nazi Regime GenocideTimeline , Interactive Timeline The German Nazi persecution started with the Nazi boycott of Jewi...

  • Famous South Africans

    A project intended to record all the famous South Africans on our Geni tree: from writers, to statesmen & women, to sports heroes. Hierdie Projek is bedoel om al die bekende Suid-Afrikaners aan te teken op ons Geni boom: van skrywers, tot staatshoofde en vroue, tot sport helde. (1) How to Add a Profile to a Project Page World Famous Notable Personalities Christiaan Barnard Rober...

  • Familie/Family Janse(n) van Rensburg

    Familie/Family Janse(n) van Rensburg Alternate Spellings : Jans van Rensburg, Janse van Rensburg, Janzen van Rensburg, van Rensburg. In order to maintain consistency the first 5 Generations on Geni use the Janse(n) van Rensburg spelling. Beyond that the name should be spelt as preferred by the families involved. Please add Janse(n) van Rensburg profiles to this project - those that there ...

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  • Jewish families from Mašťov (Maschau), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Mašťov (Maschau) in Bohemia, Czech Republic.

  • Jewish families from Poděbrady, Bohemia, Czech Republic

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

  • Jewish Families from Pidvolochys’k, Ukraine

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Pidvolochys’k, Ukraine, also known as Podvolochisk, Podwołoczyska, Podvolitchisk, Pidvoločys'k, Pidwolotschysk, Podwlocztska. Gesher Galicia - Pidvolochys’k

  • Lodz Ghetto גטו לודז

    The Łódź Ghetto (German: Ghetto Litzmannstadt ) was the second-largest ghetto (after the Warsaw Ghetto) established for Jews and Roma in German-occupied Poland. Situated in the town of Łódź and originally intended as a temporary gathering point for Jews, the ghetto was transformed into a major industrial centre, providing much needed supplies for Nazi...

  • Ravensbrück Concentration Camp

    El Moley Rachamim Holocaust Prayer Ravensbrück was a notorious women's concentration camp during World War II, located in northern Germany, 90 km north of Berlin at a site near the village of Ravensbrück (part of Fürstenberg/Havel). Construction of the camp began in November 1938 by SS leader Heinrich Himmler and was unusual in that it was a camp primarily for women...

  • Jewish Families of Volhynia (Wolin) Gubernia

    Volhynia Gubernia - Other Names: Volinskaya, Wolin, Wolyn, Wolina, Wolinsk, Volinski, Wolinski, Volenskii, Wolenskj, Wolenskja, Volin, Volyn. Volhynia was located in what is now northwest Ukraine, on the border with Poland and Belarus. Volhynia was ruled by Poland until the late 18th century, when Poland was partitioned by the Prussian, Austrian, and Russian empires. After the partition of ...

  • R-M17 (Y-DNA)

    The purpose of this project is to document the paternal lineage of all people with the genetic marker R-M17, R-M512 or R-M198 This haplogroup is called R-M17, R-M512 and R-M198. This marker defines the Y DNA Haplogroup currently designated R1a1a . The haplogroup name R-M512 is now preferred by ISOGG while R-M198 is the preferred name of on the YFull Tree . This haplogroup formed 14400 ybp and T...

  • Descendants of Jankel (Jacob) Kaplan and Haya Sore Kaplan

    The family KaplanOriginated from Shaulen, Lithuania. Jankel son of Haikel (Haim) Kaplan was born in ca 1831. He was 58 years as he appears in the 1889 list of Jews who settled down in Libau. The list shows him as coming to Libau in 1871 with his wife Haja, aged 57, so born in ca 1832.

  • Genealogia das famílias da província de Bardes / Genealogy of families of the province of Bardez

    Familias da Provincia de Bardes Genealogia das famílias da província de Bardes / Genealogy of families of the province of Bardez

  • Inquisição Portuguesa (Portuguese Inquisition)

    O termo Inquisição refere-se a várias instituições dedicadas à supressão da heresia no seio da Igreja Católica. A Inquisição foi criada inicialmente para combater o sincretismo entre alguns grupos religiosos, que praticavam a adoração de plantas e animais e utilizavam mancias. A Inquisição medieval...

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  • Surname: van die Kaap, van die Caap, van de Caap, from the Cape, van waar ook al.

    This was used as a surname for many who did not have one at that stage in the time of the V.O.C and who needed to be listed on record. The "van" meaning from and not to be confused with some Dutch surnames that include van in them like Jan van Riebeeck. Mostly it was given to Slaves in the Cape colony and many of them where brought in from other Northern (Central) African countries. There w...

  • The clergy of the Diocese of St. Petersburg

    Тут собираем персон и информацию о священно- и церковносл�...

  • Khandan of Muslim Chhipies

    Thekedar of Najibabad, Najab of Askaripur, Lal of Tibri, Mirchi wale of Nehtaur, Koke wale of Manjhera, Haji Mola Baksh of Kanth (Great Grandfather of Shahid Bhai Nurpur), Rashid Ahmad Siddiqi (Kemji-Grandfather of Saleem Pilkhuwa), Master Amir Hussain Askaripur,

  • Swedish Military

    "Försvarsmakten" "The Central Soldier Register" "Svenska regementen under indelningsverket" "Nationel Arkiv Databas" "Anarkiv Soldater" Olika Regement och Kompani r Andra Livgrenadjärregementet Bohusläns båtsmanskompanier "Bohusläns 1:a Båtsmanskompani" "Bohusläns 2:a Båtsmanskompani" Bohusläns rege...

  • Eesti vabadusvõitlejad

    Nagu veepiisas peitub meri, nii on ka inimeses rahvas. Rahvast, kes kannab ajaloo tarkust, ei saa lõpuni petta. Ühel varem, teisel hiljem toimub ärkamine. Kurja ja hävingut kehastavad jõud tuntakse ära ja siis teevad selle maa mehepojad seda, mis nad tegema peavad. Võitlevad! Kui keegi püüab tõestada, et eesti meeste v�...

  • Jewish families from Volyně (Wolin), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the towns of Volyně (Wolin, Volyni) in Bohemia, Czech Republic. See JewishGen link .

  • SmartCopy

    Tool for copying genealogical data into Geni. SmartCopy is a Google Chrome browser extension that allows advanced Geni users to copy information and profiles from various sources into Geni. It provides quick access to research links and HistoryLink tools. Download & install SmartCopy with this link! Once you have successfully installed the Chrome extension, you should see an 'icon' on the...

  • Jewish Families of Łódź, Poland

    This project aims to assemble all of the Jewish families from the city of Łódź. We welcome collaborators. There are a lot of families to find and enter. Feel free to join the project and enter the names of families who lived in Łódź. Go to ACTIONS (top right of the profile) click on ADD TO PROJECT. Select the project name that appears from the respons...

  • A genealogical and heraldic history of the landed gentry of Great Britain and Ireland - H Families

    Scope of Project This project aims to enrich the Geni Family Tree with the details of families listed in the Burke's publication of the same title. The project is not intended to be a collection of profiles, so please do not link profiles to this project. Instead it is intended to improve the quality of the Tree through identification: of missing links, of duplication, and therefore can...

  • The Royal Geographical Society

    The Royal Geographical Society The Royal Geographical Society (RGS), (with the Institute of British Geographers) is the UK's learned society and professional body for geography, founded in 1830. It is a world leader in advancing geography and supporting its practitioners in the UK and across the world. The Society has over 16,500 members and its work reaches millions of people each year thr...

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  • 19th Century British Politicians

    19th Century British Politicians Picture to right: William Tatton Egerton The list below is from Wikipedia UK MPs 1801–02 . Although there will be duplications through the years this is still a huge project and this list is just for starters. Please remember to add profiles to the umbrella project British Politicians and try to create a hyperlink to Geni profiles for the names listed...

  • Westerbork

    The Westerbork concentration camp (Dutch: Kamp Westerbork, German: Durchgangslager Westerbork) was a World War II Nazi refugee, detention and transit camp in Hooghalen, ten kilometres north of Westerbork, in the northeastern Netherlands. Its function during the Second World War was to assemble Roma and Dutch Jews for transport to other Nazi concentration camps. On 15 December 1938, the Dutch ...

  • 18th Century British Politicians

    18th Century British Politicians Picture Right: Henry Drummond who in 1774 entered parliament, representing Wendover, Buckinghamshire. He was a supporter of Lord North, and in 1780, at North’s suggestion, he was elected an MP for Midhurst in Sussex. He held that seat until 1790. It would be most helpful if when adding a profile you could please add it also to the alphabetical list be...

  • International Dutch Portal

    Tracing ancestors in The Netherlands and Flanders. (This portal is associated with the Portaal voor Nederlandstaligen , the portal for Dutch speaking Geni users) . This is the access point for the global Geni user community to the Dutch speaking users and Dutch-language sources. This portal helps you to find... Dutch-speaking users who can help you with your research access to onlin...

  • Portaal voor Nederlandstaligen

    (laatst gewijzigd op 23-03-2016 JFTB) Dit portaal is tot stand gekomen door de enorme inzet van de volgende grondleggers; Fred Bergman die het project heeft gecreëerd met hulp van -geni-NL-gids- Jeannette, George Homs, en vele andere Nederlandse Geni gebruikers die allen een belangrijke bijdrage hebben geleverd aan het tot stand komen van dit portaal. Welkom Nederlands-, Vlaams-, Afr...

  • Jewish Families from Libořice (Liboritz), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the village Libořice (Liboritz) in Bohemia, Czech Republic.

  • British and Irish Genealogical Reference Centre

    British and Irish Genealogical Reference Centre If you have any contributions or suggestions etc. to make please join the project and add the information, looking carefully at the structure of the project and adding the information in the most relevant position, using the formatting that is in place. Alternatively message me or start a discussion linked to this project with your ideas. The ...

  • Archdiocese of Goa, Roman Catholic Priests (including Priests of Goan origin) / Arquidiocese de Goa, Padres Romanos Católicos (incluidos os Padres de origem Goesa)

    Archdiocese of Goa-Roman Catholic Priests The Age of Discovery introduced Christianity in Goa from 1510, starting a culture that would leave an indelible stamp of Catholicism on the Goan people. Forty-eight years after D. Afonso de Albuquerque conquered Cidade de Goa, the first priest of Goan origin emerged from the Seminary of Chorão, his name was Pe. André Vaz. This young man ...

  • South African Border War 1966-1989

    Much can be said about this war and many people feel it was a war fought in vain. This is a place where we can add information and assemble profiles of the men and women who died during this period, as a result of the “Forgotten War of South Africa” or while doing military service on RSAs other borders or in training camps. This is a platform to share and add interesting tales a...

  • Working sensibly - The ABC of merges, merging and linking profiles

    This project replaces the need to send out countless private messages to those users whom create duplicate profiles on a regular basis. Although it is written with predominantly the South African part of the big tree in mind, it would also be relevant for older profiles (before Anno 1600). The cornerstone of GENI is the single tree of Everyone. Individuals that would like to create their own ...

  • Rockingham County, Virginia, USA

    Official Web Site Wikipedia This project is a table of contents for all projects relating to this County of Virginia. Please feel free to add profiles of anyone who was born, lived or died in this county. Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

  • Greene County, Virginia, USA

    Official Web Site =This project is a table of contents for all projects relating to this County of Virginia. Please feel free to add profiles of anyone who was born, lived or died in this county. Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

  • Notable & Notorious New Yorkers

    no·ta·ble Adjective: worthy of attention or notice; remarkable noun: a famous or important person. no·to·ri·ous Adjective: famous or well known, typically for some bad quality or deed. Please add the profiles of prominent people who were born in the U.S. City of New York, lived in New York, or for whom New York is a significant part of their ...

  • 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...

  • Fashion Icons & Designers

    Fashion is a general term for a currently popular style or practice, especially in clothing, foot wear or accessories. The focus of this project are notable fashion designers, includes designers of haute couture and ready to wear, and the fashion icons. DESIGNERS Coco Chanel Giorgio Armani Ralph Lauren Oscar de la Renta FASHION ICONS Katharine Hepburn Jackie Kennedy Onassis

  • People Connected to Yorkshire

    People Connected to Yorkshire Historic County of England See also Yorkshire - Main Page Yorkshire Genealogical Resources Historic Buildings of Yorkshire Yorkshire - Genealogical Resources

  • Treblinka Extermination Camp - מחנה ההשמדה טרבלינקה

    Treblinka Extermination Camp - KZ Treblinka Konzentrationslager (Concentration Camp) Treblinka (Polish pronunciation: [trɛˈbʎinka]) was a Nazi extermination camp in occupied Poland during World War II near the village of Treblinka in the modern-day Masovian Voivodeship of Poland. The camp, which was constructed as part of Operation Reinhard, operated between July 23, 19...

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  • Jewish families from Pardubice (Pardubitz), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Pardubice (Pardubitz) in Bohemia, Czech Republic. Here: you will find the list of Holocaust victims of the city Pardubice. The basic information (in Czech language) about the Jewish community from Pardubice can be found here: .

  • Barbour County, West Virginia, USA

    Wikipedia Web Site =This project is a table of contents for all projects relating to this County of West Virginia. Please feel free to add profiles of anyone who was born, lived or died in this county. Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

  • Lublin Ghetto גטו לובלין

    The Lublin Ghetto was a World War II ghetto created by Nazi Germany in the city of Lublin in occupied Poland, on the Nazi-administered territory of the General Government. Its inhabitants were mostly Polish Jews, although a number of Roma were also present. The Lublin Ghetto, set up in March 1941, was one of the first Nazi-era ghettos in occupied Poland to be "liquidated". In November 1942 ar...

  • 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 ...

  • Jewellers

    Considered to be decorative art, or a crafts-based applied art, jewellery (jewelry) is one of the oldest categories of precious object. There are many different types of jewellery, including: crowns tiaras necklaces earrings amulets bracelets rings studs brooches torcs chains tie-pins hat-pins hairpins belt and shoe buckles ankle bracelets and toe rings. watc...

  • Notable Businesspeople

    Businesspeople (also businessmen or businesswomen ) are people involved in a particular undertaking of activities for the purpose of generating revenue from a combination of human, financial, and physical capital. List of notable Businesspeople Aerospace industry‎ Thomas O Paine (1921-1992) USA Advertising Leo Burnett (1891 - 1971) Fairfax M. Cone (1903 - 1977) USA Ge...

  • Models

    A model (from Middle French modèle//aew),is a person who is employed to promote, display, or advertise commercial products (notably fashion clothing) or to serve as a visual object for people who are creating works of art. Modelling ("modeling" in American English) is considered to be different from other types of public performance, such as an acting, dancing or being a mime artist. T...

  • Oravisalon ja Varpasalon sukupuu

    Pohjoisen Saimaan saariston sukututkimusprojekti. Oravisalo – Varpasalo keskeinen sukupuu: • PERIAATE: Puu koostuu yli 100 v. vanhoista tiedoista (runko) ja uudemmista tiedoista. Elävät ihmiset eivät näy Internetissä ohjelman ulkopuolelle, ellei itse sitä halua - mutta runko näkyy. Puuhun voi lisätä itse "laajennet...

  • Ålands och Södra Finlands Båtsmanskompani

    Södra Finlands Båtsmanskompani verkade under svenska tiden som en del av indelningsverket. Båtsmännen var rotesoldater. Det ständiga båtsmanshållet i Finland började år 1623. Av de fyra båtsmanskompanier som då sattes upp, var tre stycken finska. Dete var Nylands kompani, Åbo läns kompani och Åla...

  • Jewish Community of Posen (Poznań) - קהילת יהודי פוזנאן

    Poznań’s Jewish community was one of the earliest to be established on Polish soil; the first reference to Jews living in the town comes from 1379. Tradition dates the town’s synagogue to 1367, and the cemetery 1438. In the second half of the fifteenth century saw the establishment of Poznań’s famed yeshiva, known as Lomde Pozna . Tracing Jewish ancestors fr...

  • Farmers or Growers

    farmer (also called an agriculturer) is a person engaged in agriculture, raising living organisms for food or raw materials. The term usually applies to people who do some combination of raising field crops, orchards, vineyards, poultry, or other livestock. A farmer might own the farmed land or might work as a labourer on land owned by others, but in advanced economies, a farmer is usually a fa...

  • Eesti punanurk

    Siin on need Eestiga seotud "punased" kellel selle ENSV asjaga otsest sidet polnud

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  • American Civil War

    The American Civil War (1861–1865), also referred to as the War Between the States or simply the Civil War, was a civil war fought in the United States of America. In response to the election of Abraham Lincoln as President of the United States, 11 southern slave states declared their secession from the United States and formed the Confederate States of America ("the Confederacy"); the o...

  • Lesser Figures in the American Civil War

    A project for the lesser known figures (e.g., common soldiers, spies, people who helped free slaves, etc.) in the American Civil War. This can also include famous people who are not known, however, for their service in this war. This battle was fought by many, both in action and in the aid of the people's' spirit. So let us not forget all who fought this grandiose war. We include both people wh...

  • Dakota, Lakota, and Nakota Tribes

    Dakota, Lakota and NakotaTribes The goal of this project is to collect and integrate the family trees of the Dakota, Lakota and Nakota ("Sioux") tribes. Očhéthi Šakówiŋ (Great Sioux Nation) The Sioux Nation was and is, comprised of 3 major sub-divisions; LAKOTA - or Teton: Prairie Dwellers - with Seven Bands: Oglala - They Scatter Their Own or ...

  • Roman Catholic Church

    The Roman Catholic Church is the world's largest Christian church, with over a billion members. Led by the Pope , it defines its mission as spreading the gospel of Jesus Christ, administering its sacraments and exercising charity. The Roman Catholic Church is among the oldest institutions in the world and has played a prominent role in the history of Western civilization. It teaches that it is ...

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  • Jewish Families connected to Srem Schrimm, Poland

    Śrem [ɕrɛm] (German: Schrimm) is a town on the Warta river in central Poland. It has been situated in the Greater Poland Voivodeship since 1999; from 1975 to 1998 it was part of the Poznań Voivodeship. As of 1995, the population of Śrem was 29,800. Śrem is 45 kilometres (28 miles) to the south of Poznań, a local road junction on the road from P...

  • „Soomepoisid“

    Eesmärk koguda projekti Eesti meestest Soomepoisid Igati oodatud on kõikide kihelkondade meeste nimede lisamine siia projekti Vikipeedia: Soomepoisid Soomepoisid on Teises maailmasõjas Soome poolel vabatahtlikena võidelnud eestlased. Esimesed soomepoisid olid 1939. ja 1940. aastal Eestist Soome põgenenud mehed, kes soovisid anda oma panuse hõimu...

  • Jewish families from Kouřim (Kaurzim), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Kouřim (Kaurzim) in Bohemia, Czech Republic. Cemetery: Pictures: [ ]

  • Notables of Welsh background

    Notables of Welsh background 1200-1699 Cydafael Ynnyd 1212-- Einion Sais 1380-- Meyrick (Meuric) ap Llewellyn 1480-1538 Sir Thomas Chaloner of Guisborough (The Elder) 1521-1565 1700-1899 Thomas Jefferson 1743-1826 Abraham Lincoln 1809-1865 John Pierpont Morgan, Sr 1837-1913

  • Redheads

    "Once in his life, every man is entitled to fall madly in love with a gorgeous redhead." ~Lucille Ball Red Heads through History Several accounts by Greek writers mention redheaded people. A fragment by the Greek poet Xenophanes describes the Thracians as blue-eyed and red haired. The Greek historian Herodotus described the "Budini" (probably Udmurts and Permyak lo...

  • Comedians

    Comedians (sometimes comediennes ) or comics are people who seeks to entertain an audience, primarily by making them laugh. This might be through jokes or amusing situations, or acting a fool, as in slapstick, or employing prop comedy. Comedians who address an audience directly are called a stand-up comics. List of notable comedians Woody Allen , American screenwriter, director, actor, co...

  • Film producers

    producers=Film producers prepare and then supervise the making of a film before presenting the product to a financing entity or a film distributor. Either employed by a production company or independent, they help the creative people as well as the accounting personnel The average Hollywood film made in 2013 had just over 10 producer credits (3.2 producers, 4.4 executive producers, 1.2 co-produ...

  • Screenwriters

    Screenwriters Definitions Screenwriter : A person who writes a screenplay. Screenplay : The script of a film, including acting instructions and scene directions In the broader sense a screenplay writer, screenwriter for short, also scriptwriter or scenarist, is a writer who practices the craft of screenwriting, writing screenplays on which mass media such as films, television programs, ...

  • War of 1812

    War of 1812 Project around those who fought in the American-Anglo War of 1812 . This project is on History Link If you add a profile and know any specific battles they served in, please feel free to create a project for that battle and link it to this page under the 'add a related project' section to the right. General description from wikipedia: "The War of 1812 was a military ...

  • Namesakes

    Namesakes Places, organizations and things named after people. Who is your city or town, village or tribe named after? Or how about the company you work for, or the consumer product that you just bought at the store get its name? Have you ever wondered where a scientific discovery got its name? We often name our cities, towns, rivers, mountain rangers, airports, and universities after a pro...

  • United States Navy

    This project is intended for all Naval personnel. Please feel free to include any that served the United States in this capacity from 1786 to Present. A separate project has been set up for those that served in the Continental Navy 1775 - 1785 . The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the Uni...

  • Yale University

    Yale University Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States. Incorporated as the "Collegiate School," the institution traces its roots to 17th-century clergymen who sought to establish a college...

  • Attorneys to Judges - the American Legal System

    'The justice system in the United States is one of the most unique in the world. It consists of two separate levels of courts, state and federal, that can peacefully co-exist under the concept of federalism . The type of court that a case is tried in depends on the law, state or federal, that was allegedly violated. Most of the laws that govern our day-to-day living are state laws; violations o...

  • Twins, Triplets and other multiples

    This project is for profiles that are born twins, triplets or other multiple births. The chance of conceiving spontaneous triplets is as high as 1 in 8,000 (1 in 500,000 for identical triplets), there’s no question that multiples are somewhat of a rarity. Notables Mrs. Vassilyeva (wife of Feodor Vassilyev), who gave birth to 69 children: 16 pairs of twins, 7 sets of triplets, and...

  • Centenarians

    Centenarians 100 ~ hundred ~ C ~ hundert ~ Jahrigen~Centenaires~Signerad EN : Until recently, living to 100 was considered a rare phenomenon. Within the past few years, however, with several hundred people reaching the century mark each month, scientists and laypeople alike are beginning to look upon these oldest of the old as beacons guiding us to a new, longer lived age. DE : Bis vor ...

  • Taylor County, West Virginia, USA

    This project is a table of contents for all projects relating to this County of West Virginia. Please feel free to add profiles of anyone who was born, lived or died in this county. Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

  • Jewish Genealogy Curators

    The page lists all of the Curators on Geni who have expertise with Jewish genealogy. Feel free to contact any of these curators if you have questions or need assistance with Jewish genealogy on Geni. For information about Jewish genealogy projects on Geni, see the Jewish Genealogy Portal . Geni is now accepting self-nominations for potential curators. See . To learn about cu...

  • Confederate States Cavalry (CSA)

    Southerner was, on average, considered a superior horseman to his Northern counterpart, especially early in the war. Roads in the rural South were generally poor, and horses were used more for individual transportation than they were for the carriages and streetcars of the urbanized North, where many of the early Federal cavalry regiments were formed.[6] Furthermore, Southern society was more s...

  • Mormon Pioneers 1861

    1861 This project is a sub project of the Mormon Pioneers (1847-1868) Master Project This page covers the Mormon Pioneers of 1861 only. Finding Aids Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah Chronological Company List Pioneer Index Search How to Participate Please collaborate on a specific year's (1847-1868) project page. If you have an ancestor who was a Mormon pioneer consult the lin...

  • Grand Army of the Republic

    The "Grand Army of the Republic" (G.A.R.) was a fraternal organization composed of veterans of the Union Army (United States Army), Union Navy (U.S. Navy), Marines and the U.S. Revenue Cutter Service who served in the American Civil War for the Northern/Federal forces. Founded in 1866 in Decatur, Illinois, and growing to include hundreds of posts (local community units) across the nation, (pred...

  • Marion County, West Virginia, USA

    This project is a table of contents for all projects relating to this County of West Virginia. Please feel free to add profiles of anyone who was born, lived or died in this county. Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

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