Genealogy Projects on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Gunsmiths

    Introduction A gunsmith is a person who repairs, modifies, designs, or builds guns. Gunsmiths may also apply carvings, engravings and other decorative features to an otherwise finished gun. Please add your ancestors to this project. Profiles must be set to public . This is an international project. To pursue the entirety of this trade, a gunsmith must possess skills as: a parts fabric...

  • R-L48/S162+ (Y-DNA)

    This project is for people who have tested and been assigned the paternal haplogroup L48/S162 (also known as R1b1a2a1a1a4 ) or a subgroup of this, and also for people who are believed to have belonged to this paternal haplogroup based on tests done on descendants. Defining Mutations L48, also known as S162. Estimation of formation is 4700 years before present (approx 2700 BCE) according t...

  • Jewish Families from Prague

    This project seeks to reconstruct the Jewish population of Prague in the late 18th and 19th centuries. In the public tree on Geni, it is possible to link up all of the major Prague families. You can find a list of Prague Jewish surnames from Alexander Beider's work . You will notice that many of them are rather uncommon today, but very distinctive for Prague, such as the possessive patro- and...

  • Famous Cricketers

    Scope of Project Famous Cricketers from around the world. Books "100 Great Westindian Test Cricketers, " by Bridgette Lawrence with Reg Scarlett. Links Cricket Test cricket List of West Indies Test cricketers West Indies Cricket: A Select Bibliography of Resources List of West Indies women Test cricketers Women's Test cricket Cricket

  • Jewish Families of Bratislava (Pressburg, Pozsony), Slovakia

    This project seeks to collect all of the jewish families form Bratislava, Slovakia (also knows in German as Pressburg or Preßburg, and in Hungarian as Pozsony). Bratislava is located near the Austrian border on the Danube River. Jews first settled in the city in the late 13th century. Over the years, the Jewish community was expelled from the city on several occasions, specifically in ...

  • Rye, East Sussex - WW1

    Rye, East Sussex - WW1 England Image Right - St. Mary the Virgin and the Rye War Memorial Please link any Geni profiles of WW1 participants from Rye, East Sussex, to this project, regardless of rank. The object of the project is to build trees for those not yet on GENi and to link any existing profiles to the project. See also World War One: Servicemen and Women from Sussex Royal ...

  • Bergen-Belsen

    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...

  • World War One: Servicemen and Women from Sussex

    World War One: Servicemen and Women from Sussex Throughout the First World War, the guns and fighting in France and Belgium could be heard in East Sussex. Please link any GENi profiles of WW1 servicemen and women to this Project. Royal Sussex Regiment - WW1 The Royal Sussex Regiment - 1914-18 The regiment raised a total of 23 battalions and was awarded 69 battle honours and 4 Victoria...

  • The Black Death

    The purpose of this project is to pull together profiles of people directly affected by the Black Death. Across Asia and Europe, at least a third of the population died, more in some places, less than others; the population of the Old World fell from an estimated 450 million to 350-375 million people. Add in profiles of people who died during the plague years of the Black Death; they won't al...

  • "Sibella" (Ship - via Port Adelaide) - Colonists to Victoria - 1850

    The ship Sibella , 781 tons, Coleman, master, from Gravesend, 16th October, and Plymouth, 29th October. (Some more passengers may have decided to continue on than is in bold ) In the cabin: for Port Phillip J Cunningham wife and child, Joseph Burrell wife and ten children, Mrs Emma Baker, Fred. Bolton and lady In the cabin: for Port Adelaide: William Wearing Esq., J. H. Sealey, ...

  • Jewish Families of Jihlava (Iglau), Moravia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to list representatives of all of the Jewish families from the Moravian town of Jihlava (Iglau) in the Czech Republic. Mining town in western Moravia (near the Bohemian border) in today’s Czech Republic. Jews are first mentioned as residing in Jihlava (Ger., Iglau) in 1249. In 1345, Margrave Charles (later Emperor Charles IV) invited Jews to the town, where they enga...

  • 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...

  • World War One: United Kingdom & Ireland exercise HQ

    World War One: United Kingdom & Ireland exercise Head Quarters Please link profiles to this project as well as ONLY ONE of the individual projects listed below ... This helps to reconcile numbers! Object of this exercise To link existing GENi profiles of WW1 personnel (survivors and casualties) to the relevant projects for men and women born in the Channel Islands, England, Ireland,...

  • World War One: Armed Forces - England

    World War One: Armed Forces England The British Army during World War I was fought by units which were made up exclusively of volunteers—as opposed to conscripts—at the beginning of the conflict. Because of the numbers involved this project is one of a number of projects where GENi profiles of World War One armed forces can be added. This project aims to honour those born ...

  • Distinguished Service Order Recipients

    (Level 2 Gallantry Award) The D.S.O. was instituted by Royal Warrant on 6th September 1886. The D.S.O. was originally instituted as an award for officers of the British Army and Commonwealth Forces, usually at the rank of Major. It was, however, also awarded to officers at a rank above or below Major. The D.S.O. could be awarded for an act of meritorious or distinguished service in wartime ...

  • World War One - Casualties

    Casualties of World War One See also - World War 1 Main page The aim of this project is to record the fatalities of World War 1 by country. Africa - 10.000 South Africa - 7.000 Lieutenant Douglas Bayley de Bruyn Royal Lancaster Regiment, transferred to 35 Squadron Royal Flying Corps. Killed in a flying accident in Thetford, 27th May 1916, aged 20. Shirley Spiro 1916, British...

  • World War I

    World War I ( WWI ) was a global war centred in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918. It was predominantly called the World War or the Great War from its occurrence until the start of World War II in 1939, and the First World War or World War I thereafter. It involved all the world's great powers, which were assembled in two opposing alliances: the Allies (based o...

  • Bound for Victoria

    This is a Portal Project to list all ships voyages to Victoria, Australia. This icon is reserved for all shipping voyages to Victoria on this project and Interstate to Victoria. Related Projects Interstate Pioneers to Victoria Convict and Early Pioneer Voyages Post Convict Settlers Voyages 1850 ship Sibilla (via Port Adelaide) from Plymouth Geni Project - Sibilla 1850

  • 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...

  • 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

  • Bound for South Australia

    Bound for South Australia Portal page for projects related to immigration to South Australia. Here is a video to get you in the mood: Bound For South Australia South Australia was an unusual settlement within the British Empire. Unlike the older colonies on Australia’s eastern seaboard there were to be no convicts, and this commitment to a ‘free’ settlement was fiercely...

  • "Sibella" (Ship) - Colonists to South Australia - 1850

    Friday, February 1st — The ship Sibella , 781 tons, Coleman, master, from Gravesend, 16th October, and Plymouth, 29th October. (Some more passengers may have decided to stay in SA than is in bold ) In the cabin: for Port Phillip J Cunningham wife and child, Joseph Burrell wife and ten children, Mrs Emma Baker, Fred. Bolton and lady, In the cabin: for Port Adelaide: Willia...

  • South African Slaves

    Slavery at the Cape 1658-1834 The Slaves played an integral part in the evolution of the Cape's people. Slaves outnumbered burghers in the Cape Colony for most of the eighteenth century. Their Genes contributed to the physical evolvement of the population, and also brought diverse cultures, cuisine and traditions from their widespread countries of origin. They contributed enormously to all de...

  • Old families of Lancashire

    Old families of Lancashire This project will include profiles of and lists of families living in Lancashire pre 1600. This project is included in "History Link" so for better results, please add profiles :) GARDNER A form of Gardiner an occupational name from the Middle English and Old Northern French word 'gard' meaning enclosure. A cultivator of edible produce not flowers. French form is ...

  • Jewish Families of Nitra (Slovakia)

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

  • M (mtDNA)

    For people who have tested and are assigned the maternal haplogroup M or who are believed to have had that maternal haplogroup based on descendants tested. To participate in this project, join or follow the project, add your oldest known ancestor who belonged to this haplogroup. The profile must be set to public in order to add it. Possible time of origin 60,000 years before present Possi...

  • Kovno Ghetto

    Kovno Ghetto Hidden History of the Kovno Ghetto Kovno Pogrom The Kaunas (Kovno) pogrom, under the direction of the Nazi SS Brigadeführer Franz Walter Stahlecker, was a massacre of Jewish people living in Kaunas, Lithuania that took place in from June 25 to June 29, 1941 – the first days of the Operation Barbarossa and of Nazi occupation of Lithuania. The most infamous in...

  • British Abolitionists

    British Abolitionists Please link GENi profiles of British Abolitionists to the project. Those of note can be added to the list below. Names with Bold links are to Geni profiles or projects. Other links take you to external biographical web pages. British anti-slavery was one of the most important reform movements of the 19th century. The irony is that during the course of the 18th cent...

  • Koponen sukuseura

    Koponen sukuseura. • PERIAATE: Puu koostuu yli 100 v. vanhoista tiedoista (runko) ja uudemmista tiedoista. Elävistä ihmisistä näkyy selaimessa ohjelman ulkopuolelle vain sukunimi, ellei itse sitä halua. Puuhun voi lisätä itse "laajennetun lähipiirinsä" ihmisiä. Jos sinulla on kokemusta sukututkimuksesta, olet my�...

  • Jewish Families from Třebíč (Trebic, Trebitsch), Moravia

    This project seeks to list representatives of all of the Jewish families from the Moravian town of Třebíč (Trebic, Trebitsch) in the Czech Republic. See Trebic cemetery database . Jehuda Adler ( -1838) Bernard Austerlitz (1785-1871) Bernhard Bachrach (1801-1877) Abraham Bäck (1809) Samuel Barth ( -1801) Bella Elisabeth Bassist (1808-1882)

  • Lancashire - Genealogical Resources

    Lancashire Genealogical Resources Image Right - Lancashire Record Office See also British and Irish Genealogical Reference Centre The purpose of this project is to outline the regional resources available for research in Lancashire, both geographical/physical and online. Please add links to any resources you find in the appropriate sections below.

  • Angkor and the Khmer Empire

    This project is about the great Angkor and the Khmer Empire of Cambodia. Summary Notables Timeline resources, links and references

  • Jewish Families from Zhuravno, Ukraine

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

  • War Memorials: Ypres Salient Cemeteries

    Ypres Salient Cemeteries Belgium Image Right - Menin Gate Memorial The Salient stretched (broadly) from Langemarck in the north to the northern edge in Ploegsteert Wood in the south, but it varied in area and shape throughout the war. At the end of the Great War there were perhaps more than 500 military cemeteries in the area covered by the Ypres Salient . Some were only a handful of gr...

  • Eestlased Esimeses Ilmasõjas (eestlased I maailmasõjas)

    Head koostöölised, kes te liigute ringi erinevatel Eesti kalmistutel ja mujal maapiirkondades. Kui kohtate I MS's langenute monumenti, palun pildistage seda ja laadige foto siia projekti ülesse koos asukohainfoga. Hea oleks, kui pildilt on võimalik välja lugeda ka sõjameeste nimesid. 2014 möödus 100 aastat I maailmasõja algusest. ...

  • South African Settlers - German

    Early German Settlers of South Africa This project is devoted to the German Settlers in South Africa. Please only add the profiles of the Stamvaders/Progenitors who came from Germany. It is also a place where you can share links to online resources, tell other users where records etc. can be found and make queries or ask for help through the discussion facility. To participate in any projec...

  • People Connected to Lincolnshire

    People Connected to Lincolnshire Historical County of England See also Lincolnshire - Main Page Lincolnshire Genealogical Resources Historic Buildings of Lincolnshire Lincolnshire Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries & Graveyards HELP is always welcome - Please get involved!!

  • People Connected to Sussex

    People Connected to Sussex Historic County of England See also Sussex - Main Page Historic Buildings of East Sussex Historic Buildings of West Sussex Sussex - Monumental Inscriptions and Graveyards World War One: Servicemen and Women from Sussex Sussex - Genealogical Resources

  • 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 HELP is always welcome - Please get involved!!

  • Jewish Families from Toporiv, Ukraine

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Toporiv, Ukraine, also known as Toporów, Toporov, Toporuv. Gesher Galicia - Toporiv Toporiv - village in Busk (not Radekhiv) district Lviv region. Once Toporiv belonged to Radekhiv district. Toporiv - Toporow - Toporov: village 28 km south of Radekhiv. Name comes from Ukrainian word "topir" meaning "axe" Hi...

  • Merchants

    merchant is a businessperson who trades in commodities produced by others, in order to earn a profit. The status of the merchant has varied during different periods of history and amongst different societies. Merchants have often been the subject of works of art.There are two types of merchant.A wholesale merchant operates in the chain between producer and retail merchant, typically dealing 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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  • Authors

    An author is broadly defined as "the person who originated or gave existence to anything" and whose authorship determines responsibility for what was created. Narrowly defined, an author is the originator of any written work and can also be described as a writer.

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  • 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...

  • Mauthausen

    Mauthausen Concentration Camp (known from the summer of 1940 as Mauthausen-Gusen Concentration Camp) grew to become a small group of Nazi concentration camps that was built around the villages of Mauthausen and Gusen in Upper Austria, roughly 20 kilometres (12 mi) east of the city of Linz. Its history ran from the time of the Anschluss in 1938 to the last week of the Second World War. The lar...

  • Nagymihály district of Zemplen county, Hungary, SK Michalovce

    (for Hungarian see below) Michalovce Hungarian: Nagymihály, German: Großmichel, Romani: Mihalya, Yiddish: Mikhaylovets or Mykhaylovyts; Ukrainian: Михайлівці) is a town on the Laborec river in eastern Slovakia. Originally named after the Archangel St Michael,[1] it is the second-largest city in the Koši...

  • Berlin Missionaries to South Africa

    The Berlin Missionary Society (BMS) was constituted on 29 February 1824: a group of pious laymen founded a "Society for the advancement of protestant missions among the heathens". This was not the first Missionary Society in Berlin. Pastor Jänicke (the pastor of the Bohemian-Lutheran congregation in Berlin) had been training missionaries since 1800 and had sent them out into the world ...

  • Ancient Cities of Native Americans Portal

    This is a sub-project portal for the Native North and Central Americas, and a sub-project for the Ancient Civilizations Portal. NATIVE AMERICAN LEGENDS: Ancient Cities of Native Americans Acoma Pueblo - Ancient Sky City Ancient & Modern Pueblos - Oldest Cites in the U.S. Inhabited Pueblos Ancient Pueblos and Ruins Ancient or Ancestral Puebloans of the Southwest (Anasazi) Cahok...

  • Clergy

    Clergy Tracing the faith and religious convictions of your family This project will work in conjunction with the "History Project" to give you a report of how many Clergy(equivalent in any Religion or Faith) were in your family. Please add ANY profiles of ANY Clergy or equivalent in any Religion or Faith to this project, to take advantage of the "History Project App" . On the screen w...

  • Siimusti kalmistu

    Siimusti surnuaed on rajatud Karl Pedriksi poolt oma Pälluri talumaadest selleks eraldatud maatükile ning see õnnistati Palamuse õpetaja Westren-Dolli poolt 17.juunil 1923. aastal. Kalmistu pindalaks on mõõdetud 2,74 ha. Maanteepoolsel küljel asuv peasissekäik on vormistatud kolmeosalise, maakivivundamendil tellistest väravarajati...

  • Powerful Women in a Men's World

    I keep coming across semi-invisible (by which, I suppose I mean to HIStory ;-)) women, who quite obviously wield power or change their society behind the scenes of (& often by manipulating) the males whose stories are told, and I can't find a good project to attach them to - in order to give them a trace on Geni. There are lots of projects for great women, who do impressive things (especially...

  • "Woden" (Ship) European Pioneers to South Australia 1853

    The ship Woden , 300 / 233 tons, Captain H. Matthiesen, from Hamburg 24th May 1853, via Plymouth, arrived at Port Adelaide, South Australia 8th September 1853. Sources: The Ships Passenger List This is a great time to add the profile to an Occupation Project and also to the country they settled FROM, Irish ; German and Prussian ; English ; Cornish ; Scottish

  • Local - Shipping South Australia

    Local shipping movements can offer an insight in to your pioneer ancestors movements and goods that they produced. 1850 The cutter Petrel, 15 tons. Mills, master, from Port Lincoln 27th January. Passengers — Mr J. P. Pryce, Mr Swaffer, Mr Sinclair, Mr Stuckey, Mr Robinson, in the cabin; Mr Baxter, in the steerage. Cargo—6 bales wool, J. P. Pryce. The cutter Breeze , 20 ton...

  • Chess Masters

    World Chess Championship Classical World Chess Championship 2000 Classical World Chess Championship 2004 World Chess Championship 2006 World Chess Championship 2007 World Chess Championship 2008 World Chess Championship 2010 World Chess Championship 2012 World Chess Championship 2013

  • 1863 in the US Civil War

    This project is a holding place for the various projects created involving 1863 and the US Civil War.

  • Mormon Pioneers (1847-1868) Master Project

    This is a master project covering the Mormon Pioneers. The original Brigham Young led pioneer company has a separate project page. Other projects are organized by year of departure. Choose one of the 24 Projects Below 1846 Ship Brooklyn, 1847 Brigham Young (Original Pioneer Company) Additional Pioneer Company Yearly Migrations: 1847, 1848, 1849, 1850, 1851, 1852, 1853, 1854, 1...

  • 21st Regiment, Ohio Infantry, Civil War

    21st Ohio Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment in the Union Army during the American Civil War. Mostly an all-volunteer unit, with the exception of a few draftees, the 21st Ohio served for both ninety-day and three-year enlistments and fought exclusively in the Western Theater. It saw action in some of the war's bloodiest battles including Stones River, Chickamauga, the Atlanta Campaign,...

  • Mormon Pioneers 1847

    1847 This project is a sub project of the Mormon Pioneers (1847-1868) Master Project This page covers the Mormon Pioneers of 1847 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...

  • Trumpeldor Cemetery, the "Old Cemetery" of Tel Aviv - Yaffo. בית העלמין טרומפלדור בתל-אביב

    Trumpeldor cemetery often referred to as the Old Cemetery, is a historic cemetery located in downtown Tel Aviv , Israel. The cemetery covers 10.6 acres, and contains approximately 5,000 graves. בית העלמין טרומפלדור הוא השם �...

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  • Mormon Pioneers 1848

    1848 This project is a sub project of the Mormon Pioneers (1847-1868) Master Project This page covers the Mormon Pioneers of 1848 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...

  • 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...

  • South Africa - small trees - not connected

    South Africa - small trees - not connected to main tree Including Progenitors and settlers A vast number of South African Progenitors and their families have been added to Geni, and many of their descendants are active on the tree. This project is targeting families of those families or trees listed in various resources such as South African Genealogies/Families and Genealogies of the o...

  • Relief Society

    The Relief Society (RS) is a philanthropic and educational women's organization and an official auxiliary of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). It was founded in 1842 in Nauvoo, Illinois, USA and has approximately 6 million members in over 170 countries and territories. The Relief Society is often referred to by the church and others as "one of the oldest and largest ...

  • Captured by Indians

    During the westward expansion of pioneers in the 17th through 19th centuries, thousands of European and African settlers were captured by American Indians. Indians waging war against settlers and other tribes often killed adult men and took women and children captive. These captives were adopted and integrated into tribal society. Their presence helped strengthen the tribe. Settlers in pion...

  • Narcissa - Narcissus - Narcissist

    Adding all the names of "Narcissa" and "Narcissus" in the family tree. Is there a genetic trend of selfish behaviors, family lies and deception hidden by these narcissistic family members? Narcissism is the pursuit of gratification from vanity or egotistic admiration of one's own attributes. The term originated from Greek mythology, where the young Narcissus fell in love with his own image re...

  • Jewish Families from Gilserberg (Hessen), Germany

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Gilserberg (Hessen), Germany. JewishGen-Gilserberg (Hessen)

  • Jewish Families from Tartakov, Ukraine

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Tartakov, Ukraine, also known as Tartaków, Tartakow Miasto, Tartakuv Miasto, Tartekev, Tartakuv. Gesher Galicia - Tartakov Sokol, Tartakov and surroundings There is little available on the now disappeared village of Tartakov. Please assist and add any applicable information of which you are aware. The Pal...

  • OVS- SA families

    Oranje-Vrystaat Die Oranje-Vrystaat (Nederlands: Oranje-Vrijstaat) was een van die onafhanklike Boererepublieke. Die Oranje-Vrystaat was een van die provinsies van die Republiek van Suid-Afrika. Dit bestaan vandag steeds as 'n provinsie van Suid-Afrika met die verkorte naam Vrystaat. Die Oranje-Vrystaat (OVS) was ‘n onafhanklike staat in Suidelike-Afrika gedurende die tweede helfte v...

  • Plane Crash

    Plane Crash Please add Geni profiles of those who died in an aviation or aviation related accident to this project. The first fatal aviation accident was the crash of a Rozière balloon near Wimereux, France, on June 15, 1785, killing its inventor Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier as well as the other occupant, Pierre Romain. The first involving a powered aircraft was the ...

  • 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...

  • Jewish Families from Kalwaria Zebrzydowska, Poland

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Kalwaria Zebrzydowska, Poland also known as Kalwarja Zebrzdowska, Kalwarja Zebrzydoska, Kalwaria. Gesher Galicia-Kalwaria Zebrzydowska History of the Jewish Community Background Kalwaria Zebrzydowska (Polish: [kalˈvarja zɛbʐɨˈdɔfska]) is a town in southern Poland with 4,42...

  • Jewish Families from Podgórze, Poland

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Podgórze, Poland also known as Podgorza, Josefstadt. Gesher Galicia-Podgórze Town Podgorze Background Notable People Establishment of Podgorze On March 3rd, 1941 Otto Wächter, Governor of the Kraków district, decreed the establishment of a new ‘Jewish Housing District’...

  • Jewish Families from Jawornik Polski, Poland

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Jawornik Polski, Poland also known as Yavornik, Jawornik Szklarski. Gesher Galicia-Jawornik Polski JewishGen Jawornik Polski Video Location and background Jawornik Polski - a village in south-eastern Poland, in Podkarpackie Province, Przeworsk County. Situated 29 km south-west from Przeworsk, 34 km south-east fr...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Chapman & Howarth Bloodlines

    This project is essentially a depository for profiles that qualify as our family bloodlines - notably great great grandparents - of Will Chapman & Jane Howarth.

  • 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...

  • United States Army

    The United States Army (USA) is the largest branch of the United States Armed Forces that performs land-based military operations. It is also the largest overall and oldest established branch of the U.S. military, and is one of seven U.S. uniformed services. The modern army has its roots in the Continental Army which was formed on 14 June 1775, to meet the demands of the American Revolutionar...

  • 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

  • Golden Gate National Cemetery

    Gate National Cemetery is a U.S. National Cemetery in California, located in the city of San Bruno, 12 miles (20 km) south of San Francisco. Find a Grave

  • United States Air Force

    The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aerial warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven American uniformed services. Initially part of the United States Army, the USAF was formed as a separate branch of the military on 18 September 1947 under the National Security Act of 1947. It is the most recent branch of the U.S. military to be formed, and is the lar...

  • Arlington National Cemetery

    This project focuses on bringing together all of the profiles of people buried at one of the world's most famous military cemeteries, Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia, United States. Since its establishment on June 28, 1864, Arlington has become the final resting place for about 400,000 veterans and their immediate family members. Veterans and military casualties from each o...

  • Quaker Ancestor Roster

    Join this Project and bring your ancestor's profile! The more the merrier. Feel free to break out into "associated projects" as well. The Religious Society of Friends The Quakers, or Friends , were formed in the mid-17th Century by an English shoemaker, George Fox (1624-1691). His core belief was that man did not need an intermediary to establish a relationship with God — no trained ...

  • Purple Heart

    Purple Heart is a United States military decoration awarded in the name of the President to those wounded or killed, while serving, on or after April 5, 1917, with the U.S. military. With its forerunner, the Badge of Military Merit, which took the form of a heart made of purple cloth, the Purple Heart is the oldest military award still given to U.S. military members; the only earlier award bein...

  • Korean War

    The Korean War (25 June 1950 – armistice signed 27 July 1953) was a conventional war between South Korea, supported by the United Nations, and North Korea, supported by the People's Republic of China (PRC), with military material aid from the Soviet Union. The war was a result of the physical division of Korea by an agreement of the victorious Allies at the conclusion of the Pacific Wa...

  • Medal of Honor recipients for World War II

    World War II, or the Second World War, was a global military conflict, the joining of what had initially been two separate conflicts. The first began in Asia in 1937 as the Second Sino-Japanese War; the other began in Europe in 1939 with the German invasion of Poland. This global conflict split the majority of the world's nations into two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis...

  • Interstate - Victoria to South Australia

    Interstate - Victoria to South Australia (some may just be visiting - still proof of existence) Sources: Ships Passenger Lists and Vessels If you have information on passengers or need help locating them on the tree, start a discussion here.. 1836 1837 1838 1839 1851 Mr. William Duffield 1852 1853 18th August — The brigantine Robert Clive , 164 tons, Rober...

  • Jewish Soldiers in World War I (1914-1918)

    At the outbreak of the war, the Jews, eager to demonstrate their loyalty to their respective countries, rallied to the war effort. Initially the Jews in Russia were no exception, but when the policy of deportation was implemented, many Jews began to pray for the victory of the Central Powers. Nevertheless, about half a million Jews donned Russian uniforms. On the opposite side, almost 100,000...

  • The Nabateans of Petra

    This project is for the ancient Nabateans and their famous city of Petra. Summary Notables Timeline resources, references and links

  • Ancient Civilizations Portal

    This portal is the master project for all ancient civilizations and ancient history projects. Summary Notables Timelines references, resources and links [ Posted by Loni Perry on January 18, 2011 in Bizarre, History Throughout our history, most civilizations have either met a slow demise or were wiped out by natural disasters or invasion. But there are a few societies whose di...

  • Jews of Wisconsin

    This is an umbrella project for all projects related to Jews from Wisconsin . Jewish immigration to Wisconsin occured in three basic segments. The first few Jews to settle in Wisconsin were of English or Canadian background and came in the mid- to late 18th century. The second group came from Central Europe, primarily Germany, between the 1830s through 1880. The third and largest group came f...

  • 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...

  • Trinity College, Dublin

    [ ] Trinity College (Irish: Coláiste na Tríonóide), known in full as the College of the Holy and Undivided Trinity of Queen Elizabeth near Dublin,[7] is a research university and the sole constituent college of the University of Dublin in Ireland. The college was founded in 1592 as the "mother" of a new university,[Note 1] modelled after the collegiate universities of Oxf...

  • 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 SmartCopy Supported Sites MyHeritage Data ( SuperSearch, Smart Matches, Record Matches ). MyHeritage Genealogies Billi...

  • Czech (Bohemian) American Jews

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

  • Americans in World War I

    In memory of those who served in World War I. Links and other resources Last Known WWI Vet Dead at 110 , Florence Green served as a mess steward in the Women's Royal Air Force. Welsh history of World War One to go online Rainbow Division Roster Interesting Americans with WW1 Connections Alice Bright, Lady Lowther , was the joint hon. secretary of the American Women’s Wa...

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  • Indigenous peoples of North, Central and South America -Portal

    This portal is meant to be a jumping off place for all Nations, Tribes, Clans. When finished it will contain no profiles but it will contain the links and documents that will help you name historic individuals. In the related projects you will find projects of specific groups. Since there are so many Indigenous peoples that will fit under this portal, it is Important that we remember that eac...

  • R1a-L448 (Y-DNA)

    Y-haplogroup R1a has several defined subclades. "Young Scandinavian" L448 is downstream of Z284 which covers the Scandinavian R1a clades. R1a-L176 Scottish subcluster is a subgroup of L448. R1a-L448 is found among many Scandinavian R1a and is typically Norse. If you have tested with Genographic, FTDNA, DNA Heritage - please join the R1a1a and Subclades Project at Family Tree DNA . Subcl...

  • WikiTree

    This Geni.com Project is aimed at coordinating the work of users on both the Geni.com and WikiTree.com platforms of internet genealogical social networking sites here.We can add as profiles any which have Smart Matched the Geni and WikiTree parallel profiles.

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