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  • Randolph 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

  • Uusimaa ja Kymenlaakso

    Historiallinen Uudenmaan maakunta Uusimaa (ruots. Nyland) on Suomen maakunta, joka sijaitsee Suomenlahden rannikolla. Uudenmaan historiallinen maakunta käsittää laajemman alueen, joka jakautuu Uudenmaan ja (läntisen) Kymenlaakson nykymaakuntiin. Uudenmaan rannikko on ollut perinteisesti ruotsinkielistä seutua, sisämaassa on puhuttu suomen kielen h&#...

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  • Trawniki concentration camp - טרווניקי

    The Trawniki concentration camp was set up by Nazi Germany in the village of Trawniki about 40 kilometres (25 mi) southeast of Lublin during the occupation of Poland in World War II. Throughout its existence the camp served a dual function. It was organized on the grounds of the former Polish sugar refinery of the Central Industrial Region, and subdivided into at least three distinct zones. T...

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  • New Zealand Pioneer Families 1800-1900

    New Zealand Shipping Index: This project intends to catalog the first generation of immigrants to New Zealand in the 19th century, and to organise the information and place them into the ships they arrived on. Please add your pioneer ancestors to the project by going to their profile, click "actions" click "add to project". Please make sure the profile is set to public. All Kiwis are welcome to...

  • American Teachers

    Please add profiles of your teaching ancestors -- anyone from famous professors to Sunday school teachers, and everyone in between. Collaborators: please update the project page, add resources, images, documents, and invite others to join. At right: A perfect example of the classic American one-room schoolhouse, as seen in Elizabethtown, Hardin County, Kentucky. Notables Many people fam...

  • Death by natural causes

    Death by natural causes Please only add profiles to this "umbrella" project if there no further information on cause of death than "natural causes." death by natural causes, as recorded by coroners and on death certificates and associated documents, is one that is primarily attributed to an illness or an internal malfunction of the body not directly influenced by external forces. For exampl...

  • State of Illinois and Counties Project

    This project is for those from Illinois and/or their respective Counties . Please go to following link for more information.

  • Kainuu

    Geni project for Kainuu area families.

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  • Sussex 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

  • King William 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

  • Franklin 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

  • Altavilla Milicia, Palermo, Sicily, Italy

    There are a number of people that have spent significant time researching people from Altavilla Milicia....viewing records on microfilm or viewing some of the more recent Altavilla records online, etc. The families of Altavilla Milicia overlap in many ways. Geni.com and this project is a great way for us to work together and combine all our research in one place and build an amazing tree conn...

  • Goochland 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

  • Kuusalu kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Kuusalu kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Kultuurimälestise Riikliku Registri registrikanne vt. registrist ka kaasnevaid fotosid. Asukoht kaardil Otsing Find A Grave andmebaasis NB! Andmebaas uuene...

  • Inkeri / Ingerimaa / Ingermanland / Ингерманландия

    This is a cooperation project for genealogical study of Ingrian families - Votian, Izhorian, Finnish, Estonian, Swedish or Russian, all who have roots in this corner of the world or identify themselves as Ingrians. Historical Ingria (Finnish: Inkeri or Inkerinmaa; Russian: Ингрия, Ижорская C...

  • Purewa Cemetery, Auckland, New Zealand

    In 1889, the Anglican Church established Purewa Cemetery through a gift of land. This cemetery is the final resting place for over 45,000 men, women and children, including many of Auckland's notable business and political leaders, clergy and V.C. holders. Many of Auckland's historical figures have passed through its doors. Sir Paul Holmes and Sir Edmund Hillary were both cremated there. Th...

  • Waikumete Cemetery, Auckland, New Zealand

    Waikumete Cemetery was established in 1886 and is the final resting place for over 70,000 people. It is New Zealand's largest cemetery, occupying a site of 108 hectares in Glen Eden, Auckland. The land at Waikumete was purchased incrementally by the Crown between 1876 and 1881 and reserved as a site for a public cemetery for Auckland. The new cemetery, known as ‘Waikomiti’, wa...

  • Hanila kalmistu

    Hanila kalmistu asub Läänemaal Hanila vallas. Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Hanila kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud.

  • Jewish Families of Königsberg (today Kaliningrad, Russia) - (קהילת יהודי קניגסברג (היום קלינינגרד, רוסיה

    Koenigsberg was one of the most important Jewish centers in Prussia/Germany. The former capital of East Prussia is part of Russia today, and is now known as Kaliningrad. The settlement of Jews was allowed only in the beginning of the 18th century despite the presence of Jewish traders from Poland and Lithuania at the Königsberg fairs since the middle of the 16th century. The Chevra K...

  • 23rd Missouri Volunteer Infantry (USA)

    The 23rd Missouri Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.Service The 23rd Missouri Infantry was organized from recruits across the state of Missouri in September 1861 and mustered in for three years service under the command of Colonel Jacob T. Tindall.The regiment was attached to the Department of the Missouri to March 1862. St. ...

  • 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...

  • BOTES unlinked

    This is the Project that every unlinked Botes profile [abbreviation UNL] should be added to first. Any person whose born/maiden name is BOTES and for whom there is no answer to the question: WHO IS HIS/HER FATHER? should be listed here. The intention of this project is to be a hub of information for unlinked Botes Profiles so that through collaboration, they could be linked to his/her father ...

  • Boxer Indemnity Scholarship Program

    庚子賠款獎學金 The Boxer Rebellion of 1900. See wikipedia article . 1909 金濤 Cornell 魏文彬 Amherst 程義法 Yi Chi Mei Worcester 范永增 Fu-liang Chang 張福良 Yale Kang-Fuh Hu 胡剛復 Harvard 程義藻 Cornell ...

  • 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...

  • Jewish Families of Swarzędz (formerly Schwersenz, Posen)

    Swarzedz is located at 52°25' N 17°05' E 166 mi W of Warszawa. It is a small town about 13 km from Poznan. Jewish settlers were living there for many years. A web site at offers some insight into the present day town. The Jewish population in the 1800's was limited, with many people moving to the larger cities by the early 1900's. Yad Vashem records 154 people who were born in S...

  • 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...

  • Anglo Boer War (1899-1902) - British Casualties

    Anglo Boer War (1899-1902) - British Casualties This project is an extension of the The Anglo Boer War (1899-1902) British . This is a place where we can add information about British casualties of the Anglo-Boer War, somewhere to assemble profiles of these men who are on Geni and to share interesting tales and anecdotes about them. According top the Encyclopaedia Britannica nearly 100,000 ...

  • Jewish Marshals, Generals & Admirals

    The genesis of this project is Eli Rubin's 1952 book "140 Jewish Marshals, Generals & Admirals." The project seeks to collect all of the Jewish military commanders in Rubin's book, as well as others who have served since then. Rubin's Foreword: All the 140 Marshals, Generals and Admirals who are the main actors in the historic procession marching through the pages of this book are of dire...

  • Jewish Celebrity Birthday Calendar

    Birthdays of famous Jews throughout history. The project also includes people with Jewish ancestry (usually at least one Jewish grandparent). Generally, the project includes people with a Wikipedia page or an entry in the Jewish Encyclopedia or Jewish Women's Archive . Bold names are already on Geni and connected to the World Family Tree . Italicized names are on Geni but not yet connected to t...

  • BAFTA Award Winners

    The British Academy Film Awards and the British Academy Television Awards , collectively known as the BAFTA Awards , are presented annually by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA).=Film categories===Current awards==* BAFTA Award for Best Film: since 1948* BAFTA Award for Best British Film: since 1948* BAFTA Award for Best Film Not in the English Language: since 1983* BAFTA Aw...

  • Law & Order: Guest Stars Unit

    In the "Law & Order" franchises, the characters are represented by two separate yet equally important groups: the stars, who play the regular characters; and the guest stars, who show up occasionally to win Emmys. These are their profiles. This project is for celebrities who have guest-starred on any of the Law & Order television franchises: Law & Order (September 13, 1990 - May 24, 2010)...

  • Jägala concentration camp

    Jägala concentration camp was a labour camp of the Estonian Security Police and SD during the German occupation of Estonia during World War II. The camp was established in August 1942 on a former artillery range of the Estonian Army near the village of Jägala, Estonia. It existed from August 1942 to August 1943. Aleksander Laak, an Estonian was appointed by SS-Sturmbannführ...

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  • Jewish Families from or connected to Pleszew Pleschen, Poland

    Pleszew [ˈplɛʂɛf] is a town in Poland, in Greater Poland Voivodeship, about 90 km southeast of Poznań. It is the capital of Pleszew County (powiat pleszewski). Population is 17,892 (2004). A translated page regarding the cemetery at Pleszew is posted on the Discussion for this Project. Obtained from www.kurkuty. xip.pl . The complete Pleszew Pleschen Birth...

  • World War One: Armed Forces - Canada

    World War One: Armed Forces - Canada The British declaration of war automatically brought Canada into the war, because of Canada's legal status as a British dominion which left foreign policy decisions in the hands of the UK parliament. Please link any GENi profiles of Canadian Servicemen to this project. From Canada: 418,035 served of a total 628,964 in arms. On August 5, 1914, the Gover...

  • Daughters of the American Revolution - Daughters

    Appropriate Profiles This project is designed to link all proven DAR Daughters. It would be beneficial to potential Daughters and researchers to include the patriot's ancestor number somewhere in the "About Me" section of the daughter's profile along with their DAR member number. If you do not know the patriot's ancestor number, you can find it on this website . Famous Daughters Susan B...

  • Editors

    Editor: A person who is in charge of and determines the final content of a text, particularly a newspaper or magazine

  • 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...

  • Journalists, Columnists and Reporters

    Journalists, Columnists and Reporters A journalist collects, writes, and distributes news and other information. A journalist's work is referred to as journalism . A reporter is a type of journalist who researches, writes, and reports information to present in sources, conduct interviews, engage in research, and make reports. The term journalist may include various types of editors, edito...

  • Practicing American Attorneys

    This project is for living U.S. attorneys , as opposed to deceased/historical/powdered ones.

  • University of Michigan

    University of Michigan The University of Michigan (UM, U-M, UMich, or U of M), frequently referred to as simply Michigan, is a public research university located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States. It is the state's oldest university and has two satellite campuses located in Flint and Dearborn. The university was founded in 1817 in Detroit as the Catholepistemiad, or University of Michigan...

  • Cornell University

    Cornell University Cornell University ( /kɔrˈnɛl/ kor-NEL) is an American private Ivy League research university located in Ithaca, New York, United States. Founded in 1865 by Ezra Cornell and Andrew Dickson White, the university was intended to teach and make contributions in all fields of knowledge—from the classics to the sciences, and from the theoretical to ...

  • Habsburg Family DNA Project

    A group working at Family Tree DNA believes it has discovered the DNA signature of the Habsburg dynasty. Project Administrator Harry Hoppes found that one of his Hoppes ancestors was enumerated in the Swiss property censuses of 1290 and 1292 under the surname Habesburc, the same spelling King Rudolf von Habesburc (later Habsburg) had engraved on his 1291 sarcophagus lid. Subsequent research...

  • SmartCopy

    Tool for copying genealogical data into Geni. SmartCopy is a Google Chrome browser extension that helps advanced Geni users copy information and profiles from various sources into Geni. It also provides quick access to research links and HistoryLink tools. Download & install SmartCopy with this link! How to use SmartCopy (Video) Once you have successfully installed the Chrome extension,...

  • Amish, Brethern and Mennonite Church (Anabaptist)

    Mennonites The Mennonites are Christian groups belonging to the church communities of Anabaptist denominations named after Menno Simons (1496–1561) of Friesland (at that time, a part of the Holy Roman Empire). Through his writings, Simons articulated and formalized the teachings of earlier Swiss founders. The early teachings of the Mennonites were founded on the belief in both the mi...

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  • 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...

  • The Families of Motele

    This project aims at listing all the Jewish families of Motele. Motele was a town in Poland and today in Belarus. By the end of the 19th century it had a significant Jewish presence, and the Jews living there were culturally assertive and active. List of people from Motele Motolansky - Ha-Cohen 1) Abraham Yitzhak Ha-Cohen (the Black) [ Abraham Yitzhak Ha-Cohen Motolansky ] and his wife Be...

  • Lercara Friddi, Palermo, Sicily, Italy

    Progenitors Aiello Aiello, Giuseppe Bucaro Bucaro, Maddelena Cardella Cardella, Salvatore Chirchirillo Chirchirillo, Domenico Damiano Damiano, Innocenzio Dolcimascolo Dolcimascolo, Maria Ferlisi Ferlisi, Gaetano Gazzano Gazzano, Gioachino

  • Canadian Military in History to Today

    {in construction} The purpose of this project is to educate Canadians, our NATO allies, our UN partners, and any person in the world, about the enormous contribution of the Canadian military servicemen and servicewomen to the protection of Canadian values and world peace. We are currently in the process of designing the structure for a suite of project that will highlight the contribution o...

  • World War II

    World War II , or the Second World War (often abbreviated as WWII or WW2 ), was a global war that was under way by 1939 and ended in 1945. It involved a vast majority of the world's nations—including all of the great powers—eventually forming two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis. It was the most widespread war in history, with more than 100 million people servi...

  • Beechwood Cemetery, The National Cemetery of Canada

    Beechwood Cemetery , located in Ottawa, Ontario, is the National Cemetery of Canada. It is the final resting place for over 75,000 Canadians from all walks of life, such as important politicians like Governor General Ramon Hnatyshyn and Prime Minister Sir Robert Borden, Canadian Forces Veterans, War Dead, members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, and men and women who have made a mark on Ca...

  • State of Missouri and Counties Project

    This project is for those from The State of Missouri. Please go to following link for more information.

  • People who died from Colon Cancer

    Colorectal cancer (also known as colon cancer, rectal cancer, or bowel cancer) is the development of cancer in the colon or rectum (parts of the large intestine). It is due to the abnormal growth of cells that have the ability to invade or spread to other parts of the body. Signs and symptoms may include blood in the stool, a change in bowel movements, weight loss, and feeling tired all the tim...

  • 20th Century Canadian Politicians

    The purpose of this project is to keep track of all of those who have served as an elected official in Canada or as a Senator during the 20th Century.Please add all relevant profiles to this project as well as the Canadian Politicians Master Project.These include Municipal, Provincial or Federal politicians.

  • Carleton University

    Carleton University is a comprehensive university located in the capital of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario. The enabling legislation is The Carleton University Act, 1952, S.O. 1952. Originally founded on rented premises in 1942, Carleton would grow in size to meet the needs of returning World War II veterans and later became Ontario's first private, non-denominational college. It would expand further ...

  • New York Rangers (NHL)

    The New York Rangers are an American professional ice hockey team based in New York City that competes in the National Hockey League (NHL). They are a member club of the league's Metropolitan Division in the Eastern Conference. The team plays its home games at Madison Square Garden, located in the borough of Manhattan. The Rangers are one of three NHL franchises in the New York metropolitan are...

  • Montreal Maroons (NHL)

    The Montreal Maroons (officially the Montreal Professional Hockey Club ) were a professional men's ice hockey team in the National Hockey League (NHL). They played in the NHL from 1924 to 1938, winning the Stanley Cup in 1926 and 1935. They were the last non-Original Six team to win the Stanley Cup until the expansion Philadelphia Flyers won in 1974.Founded as a team for the English community i...

  • National Hockey League (NHL)

    The National Hockey League ( NHL ; French: Ligue nationale de hockey — LNH ) is a professional ice hockey league composed of 30 member clubs: 23 in the United States and 7 in Canada. Headquartered in New York City, the NHL is considered to be the premier professional ice hockey league in the world, and one of the major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada. The Stan...

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  • St. Louis Eagles (NHL)

    The St. Louis Eagles were a professional ice hockey team and a former member of the National Hockey League (NHL) based in St. Louis, Missouri. The Eagles existed for only one year, playing in the 1934–35 NHL season. The team was originally founded in 1883 as the Ottawa Senators, a successful independent team that joined the NHL as a charter member in 1917. From the mid-1920s onward, th...

  • Altavilla Milicia, Palermo, Sicily, Italy - Records

    John Dale Kessel has kept some text files on his computer with links to the index pages... That evolves to shortcuts to various profiles within the records... That evolved to at times creating an index of chunks of records... Some of this is on the main John Dale Kessel wanted to see what it would look like to make that available here and work with it here. The end result would be a list of...

  • Ottawa Senators (NHL) (original)

    The Ottawa Senators were an amateur, and later, professional, ice hockey team based in Ottawa, Canada which existed from 1883 to 1954. The club was the first hockey club in Ontario, a founding member of the National Hockey League (NHL) and played in the NHL from 1917 until 1934. The club, which was officially the Ottawa Hockey Club (Ottawa HC), was known by several nicknames, including the Gene...

  • Detroit Cougars (NHL)

    History of the Detroit Cougars ==Following the 1926 Stanley Cup playoffs, during which the Western Hockey League was widely reported to be on the verge of folding, the NHL held a meeting on April 17 to consider applications for expansion franchises, at which it was reported that five different groups sought a team for Detroit. During a subsequent meeting on May 15, the league approved a franchi...

  • Nurses and Midwives

    Nurses and Midwives Image right A recruiting poster for Australian nurses from World War I. Please add your ancestors to this project. Profiles must be set to public. This is an international project. Nurses Nursing is a profession within the health care sector focused on the care of individuals, families, and communities so they may attain, maintain, or recover optimal health and quali...

  • Women in Military Conflicts - Doctors, Nurses and others

    Women in Military Conflicts - Doctors, Nurses and others The object of this project is to assemble profiles of women who played a roll in Military conflicts - mainly Doctors and Nurses - who were involved in wars up to and including World War II. Early records indicate that nursing was originally conducted by monks and nuns of various religious orders. It was considered to be work of a sp...

  • Battle of Shiloh

    The Battle of Shiloh , also known as the Battle of Pittsburg Landing, took place April 6-7, 1862 in southwestern Tennessee. Commanding generals were Ulysses S. Grant, Don Carlos Buell, Albert Sidney Johnston and P. G. T. Beauregard. The outcome of the battle was a Union victory. This project is for soldiers of any rank that took part in this battle. For more information:

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  • Army of the Cumberland (USA) US Civil War

    The Army of the Cumberland was one of the principal Union armies in the Western Theater during the American Civil War. It was originally known as the Army of the Ohio . History The origin of the Army of the Cumberland dates back to the creation of the Army of the Ohio in November 1861, under the command of Brig. Gen. Robert Anderson. The army fought under the name Army of the Ohio until Maj...

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  • Entertainment industry people

    Entertainment industry people are people who work in the entertainment industry (also informally known as show business or show biz), which includes artists, such as actors, musicians and screenwriters, as well as businesspeople, such as agents, producers, and managers. Notable entertainment industry people For a complete list, please see: Entertainment industry people Profiles . Subproje...

  • Photographers

    A photographer: (the Greek φῶς (phos), meaning "light", and γραφή (graphê), meaning "drawing, writing", together meaning "drawing with light") is a person who takes photographs. The definitions of amateur and professional, in the context of photography, are not entirely categorical. A professional photographer is likely to take ph...

  • 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 for their service in this war. This war 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 who sided with ...

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

    This project is used to relate all units from Missouri who served in the Union Army. See Missouri (CSA) for units that served in the Confederate Army.

  • American Revolution (the British side)

    Scope of Project A list of participants (on both sides) is included in the linked document: Military leadership in the American Revolutionary War Loyalist on Wikipedia Most of us think of the American Revolution just concentrated on what became the continental U.S., but the Caribbean-West Indies plays a major part! At the end of the war, quite a few Blacks who fought with the Britis...

  • Canadian Federal Civil Servants

    The purpose of this project is to collect all of the Geni profiles of those who worked as Canadian Civil Servants for the Government in Ottawa.

  • People Connected to Lanarkshire

    People Connected to Lanarkshire Historic County of Scotland Image right - Lanarkshire within Scotland in 1890 See also Lanarkshire - Famous People Lanarkshire - Main Page Historic Buildings of Lanarkshire Lanarkshire - Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards Still to come Lanarkshire Burials Lanarkshire Genealogical Resources Historical Lanarkshire

  • Scots Abroad

    Scots Abroad The purpose of this project is to note the GENi profiles of Scots abroad. Profiles of Scottish born people who either emigrated to various parts of the world and died there, or who died abroad in other circumstances -conflicts, exploration etc. - can be listed below. See also: Welsh Abroad English Abroad People of note can be listed in the listing below with notes; ot...

  • R-U106 (Y-DNA)

    This project is for people who have tested and been assigned the paternal haplogroup R-U106 (Y-DNA) and also for people who are believed to have been this paternal haplogroup based on tests done on descendants. The current naming convention is to use the terminal SNP, so R1b, U106* Also known as R1b1b2a1a (S21+), previously known as R1b1b2a From The R1b1b2a1 (S21+) is a prominent R1b subcla...

  • 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,...

  • Ondergrondse Pers 1940-1945

    De ondergrondse pers 1940-1945 ("De Winkel" of "DOP") is een overzichtswerk van Lydia Winkel, waarin bijna alle bekende illegale bladen in Nederland tijdens de Tweede Wereldoorlog beschreven worden. Behalve bladen zijn ook pamfletten in het overzicht opgenomen. In totaal heeft Winkel 1176 uitgaven kunnen documenteren - al kwamen daar in de aanloop naar het boek nog eens 14 titels bij. In de twe...

  • Jewish Families from Eisiskes, Lithuania

    Would like to connect all profiles of Jewish individuals, families, and their descendants originating in Eisiskes, Lithuania variously called Aishishuk, Eishyshok, etc.

  • Art Collectors

    Art collecting was common among the wealthy in the Ancient World in both Europe and East Asia, and in the Middle Ages, but developed in its modern form during the Renaissance and continues to the present day. This project is to showcase the showcasers. Please add your profiles: must be set to public. Project collaborators, please feel free to update the project page, add resources, documents,...

  • Mormonism Portal

    Mormonism Portal is an index to projects dealing with the history of the Mormon people. Since the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah this portal also lists Utah, mountain west and regional projects of interest. Mormon Leadership and Early History Early Mormon Leaders Project Mormon Pioneers Mormon Pioneer Master Project Mormon Pioneer ...

  • 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...

  • CWGC: Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Picardie, France

    Villers-Bretonneux became famous in 1918, when the German advance on Amiens ended in the capture of the village by their tanks and infantry on 23 April. On the following day, the 4th and 5th Australian Divisions, with units of the 8th and 18th Divisions, recaptured the whole of the village and on 8 August 1918, the 2nd and 5th Australian Divisions advanced from its eastern outskirts in the Batt...

  • Quakers: Religious Society of Friends

    This project is focused around the genealogy of members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). If you have sourced information, please don't hesitate to contribute. Influential and Well-Known Quakers George Fox William Penn, Founder of Pennsylvania Robert Barclay, The Quaker Apologist Susan B. Anthony, Civil Rights Leader Joan Baez, Singer and Political Activist Richard ...

  • Wood 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

  • 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 tho...

  • Farmers, Growers and Sharecroppers

    Introduction A 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 farme...

  • Holocaust Survivors ניצולי השואה

    For us, forgetting was never an option. Remembering is a noble and necessary act. The call of memory, the call to memory, reaches us from the very dawn of history. No commandment figures so frequently, so insistently, in the Bible. It is incumbent upon us to remember the good we have received, and the evil we have suffered. Elie Wiesel Holocaust Sur...

  • Gurs Internment Camp

    Camp Gurs was an internment and refugee camp constructed by the French government in 1939. The camp was originally set up in southwestern France after the fall of Catalonia at the end of the Spanish Civil War to control those who fled Spain out of fear of retaliation from Francisco Franco's regime. At the start of the World War II, the French government interned Germans and citizens of other ...

  • Svenska präster genom tiderna

    Svenska präster genom tiderna Projekt som startades 2012 med målet att samla alla kyrkans män (biskopar, kyrkoherdar, komministrar, kompastorer, teologer, teologiestuderande etc.) i Sverige och alla landskap som tillhört Sverige (exempelvis de i Finland och Baltikum) från reformationen och framåt. En avskrift av personens biografi från herdamin...

  • Lewis 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

  • State of West Virginia with Counties Project

    Unitied States Area Communities This project is an umbrella project for all of the local jurisdictions within the State of West Virginia. West Virginia was formed from Virginia and many of its counties were already counties in Virginia at the time of its creation. It is not necessary to add profiles to this project. Please add the profile to the appropriate locality associated with this pro...

  • Pocahontas 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

  • Irish emigrants - ports of emigration, ships and passengerlists

    Queenstown ,county Cork (now Cobh) From 1848 - 1950 over 6 million adults and children emigrated from Ireland - over 2.5 million departed from Cobh county Cork Ireland , making it the single most important port of emigration. Cork was the major emigration port, although every port in Ireland was used as a point of emigration at some stage. Liverpool The port city of Liverpool, with a curr...

  • Maternal death

    Maternal death is defined as "The death of a woman while pregnant or within 42 days of termination of pregnancy, irrespective of the duration and the site of the pregnancy, from any cause related to or aggravated by the pregnancy or its management, but not from accidental or incidental causes." From Wikipedia The world mortality rate has declined 45% since 1990, but still 800 women die ever...

  • Jewish Families from Plzeň (Pilsen), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to list representatives of all of the Jewish families from the Bohemian town of Plzeň (Pilsen) in the Czech Republic. PILSEN (Czech Plzeň), city in W. Bohemia, Czech Republic; its Jewish community was one of the earliest in Bohemia. The first documentary record is a decree of 1338, signed by *Charles IV, in which the city's administrators were ordered, under p...

  • 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 ...

  • Everyone Knew Her as Nancy

    Her name was Magill, she called herself Lil, but Everyone Knew Her as Nancy. Lyrics from the Beatles song Rocky Raccoon. The Goal is to match any duplicate profiles and merge if they are in fact the same person. This is for the profiles whose first name is Nancy or that have more that one first name or given name. There seem to be quite a few Nancys. I have found that people often have ...

  • First/Given Names (English=Russian=Hebrew)

    © Reproduction of this content is prohibited unless express written permission is given by all collaborators of this project. This project is dedicated to compiling a list of and standardizing the spelling conventions of the first/given names across the three (3) major languages said names can be found; Russian, Hebrew & English. Contributors will compile a list commonly used names as we...

  • People Connected to County Kilkenny

    People Connected to County Kilkenny Republic of Ireland See also County Kilkenny Burials County Kilkenny - Main Page County Kilkenny Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards Historic Buildings of County Kilkenny A- B

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