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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...

  • Deutsche Nobelpreisträger

    Friedens-NOBEL-preis 1973 : Heinz 'henry' Alfred KISSINGER ‧ 1923 ‧ 1971 : Herbert Ernst Karl FRAHM ~ Willy BRANDT ‧ 1913-1992 ‧ 1952 : Albert SCHWEITZER ‧ 1875-1965 ‧ 1935 : Carl von OSSIETZKY ‧ Hamburg 03-10-1889 | Berlin 04-05-1938 ⌘ ‧ 1927 : Ludwig QUIDDE ‧ Bremen 23-03-1858 | Genf 04-03-1941 ⌘ ‧...

  • 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...

  • Astronauts and Cosmonauts

    Astronauts Cosmonauts Wikipedia Astronaut or cosmonaut is a person trained by a human spaceflight program to command, pilot, or serve as a crew member of a spacecraft. Cosmonaut's Day On April 7, 2011 United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution declaring April 12 as the International Day of Human Space Flight.* Space Exploration commemorative US Stamps. --------...

  • 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...

  • New South Wales, Australia Portal

    Welcome to the New South Wales, Australia Portal on Geni This New South Wales Portal has been created to: Link together existing New South Wales, Australia projects Encourage new New South Wales, Australia projects to be created Encourage collaboration between New South Wales-based Geni users, and Geni users worldwide who have New South Wales, Australia interests and connections Pro...

  • British Migration - Main Page

    British Migration - Main Page The object of this project is to provide an index to the numerous projects dealing with this subject and also to give an overview of migration to and from Britain. The aim is also to provide links to resources and further reading available to researchers; contributions are very welcome! Please add projects to the relevant Sections and help researchers by adding l...

  • UK Portal - England

    < BACK to UK Portal . Welcome! Portal for people who are interested in genealogical research in England. The aim of this portal is to make this a very useful tool for research, and a place to meet other people tracing English ancestors What can you do here: Ask questions, Collaborate on your research Share knowledge you have gained as you've done your own research in a specific ...

  • British Writers: Q - S

    British Writers: Q - S This project is a place to gather together profiles of British born writers of all genres. Those with bold links have profiles on Geni. Links that are not bold are to other sources. Names are arranged alphabetically and spread across 6 projects to handle the numbers. (A - C) : (D - G) : (H - K): (L - P) : (*Q - S): (T - Z) . How to add a link is explained in the f...

  • Computer Scientists

    A computer scientist is a scientist who has acquired knowledge of computer science, the study of the theoretical foundations of information and computation and their application. Software engineering is a direct subfield of computer science. Please add profiles for these disciplines to this project. Profiles must be set to public . Collaborators, please update the "resources" listed, and ...

  • Saarde kalmistu

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

  • Imigrantes Portugueses ao Brasil / Portuguese immigrants to Brazil

    Imigração Portuguesa ao Brasil Este é o projeto principal que será redirecionado para outros subprojetos, conforme links relacionados à Lista de Concelhos abaixo. Veja as Orientações. Imigração portuguesa no Brasil, ou emigração portuguesa para o Brasil, é o movimento populacional de portugueses para o Brasi...

  • Mathematicians

    Mathematicians are people with an extensive knowledge of mathematics who use this knowledge in their work, typically to solve mathematical problems. Mathematics is concerned with numbers, data, collection, quantity, structure, space, and change. List of notable mathematicians For a complete list, please see: Mathematicians Project Profiles . Rob Lyons Sir Isaac Newton Johann Bernoul...

  • Research exchange/Navorsing uitruilskema

    Exchange of death notices and other genealogical sources All researchers spending hours, years and days in Archives have a lot of Research material that they can’t fit into their trees. The Main Aim of this project is To place the names of the countries with the name of the deceased in this project. If anybody feel they can use it, they are free to Contact the holder/...

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  • The Royal Society

    The Royal Society A Gathering of the greatest of minds. The Royal Society is a Fellowship of the world's most eminent scientists and is the oldest scientific academy in continuous existence The Royal Society is a self-governing Fellowship of many of the world’s most distinguished scientists drawn from all areas of science, engineering, and medicine. The Society’s fundament...

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  • Presidents of Peru

    El Presidente Constitucional de la República del Perú es el jefe de Estado y de Gobierno de la República del Perú. Personifica a la Nación Peruana, es el jefe del poder ejecutivo y jefe supremo de las Fuerzas Armadas y Policiales del Perú. Así mismo, el cargo corresponde a la más alta magistratura del país y al funcionario pú...

  • Irish Portal

    About the Irish Portal Portal for people who are interested in Irish genealogy. The aim of this portal is to make this a very useful tool for research, and a place to meet other people tracing their Irish ancestors What can you do here? Ask questions. Collaborate on your research. Share knowledge you have gained as you've done your own research in a specific area. Start your own r...

  • Jewish Families from Písečné (Piesling), Moravia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to list representatives of all of the Jewish families from the Moravian town of Písečné (Piesling) in the Czech Republic. Earliest known Jewish community was 1700. 1930 Jewish population was 14. The Jewish community ceased in 1890. Michael Lazar Cohn, +1893, rabbi; Dr. Michael Holzmann, writer lived here. The Jewish cemetery originated in beginning of 1...

  • Irish and British Convicts

    Irish and British Convicts to Australia This is the umbrella project for convicts projects and profiles currently on Geni Between 1788 and 1868, approximately 165,000 convicts were transported to the various Australian penal colonies by the British government. During the 17th and 18th centuries the British government transported some of their criminals to the American colonies, but this p...

  • Gårdshistorie. Talvik og Alta i Finnmark, Norge.

    (The text is written in Norwegian). Dette prosjektet inneholder gårdshistorie for området Talvik sogn og Alta sogn i vest Finnmark, Norge. De forskjellige bondegårdene og boplassene med beboere og grunneiere er beskrevet. Nålevende personer er ikke tatt med i prosjektet. Prosjektet er laget for å brukes i forbindelse med slektsgransking. Det er behov for &...

  • 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...

  • The Jewish community of Eisenstadt

    Eisenstadt (Hungarian: Kismarton), is a city in Austria, the state capital of Burgenland . The Jewish community of Eisenstadt was one of the oldest in Hungary. Its town charter of 1373 noted that Jews lived both within and outside the city walls. However, there is evidence that Jews had arrived in this area with the Roman Legions, well over 1,000 years before. In 1622, Eisenstadt came under t...

  • The ship S.S Russlan - האניה רוסלאן

    ויקיפדיה רוּסְלָאן (Русланъ; Руслан) היתה האנייה המאורגנת &...

  • Jewish Families from Břeclav (Lundenburg), South Moravia, Czech Republic

    The project seeks to assemble all of the Jewish families from the small town of Břeclav (Lundenburg) in Moravia. Representatives from each family in Břeclav: Markus Bittner Bernhard Böhmer Löwi Brum Jakob Ditz Jakob Eisinger David Ellenbogen David Fischer Eleasar Frank

  • Svenska Apotek 1500-1900

    Apotek i Sverige 1500-1900 "Först på slutet af 1500-talet började apotek att anläggas i Sverige. De förste apotekarna voro i allmänhet tyskar och anlitades äfven såsom läkare. Mäster Lukas antogs af Gustaf I omkring 1552 att hålla apotek inom den kongl. borgen, endast för hofvet. Efter honom fick Anton Buseniu...

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  • Jewish Families from Jevíčko (Gewitsch), Moravia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to list representatives of all of the Jewish families from the Moravian town of Jevíčko (Gewitsch) in the Czech Republic. JEVICKO (Czech Jevičko; Ger. Gewitsch), town in W. Moravia, Czech Republic. It is thought that the Jewish community was founded in the 14th century, but the first documentary mention dates from 1566. In 1657 there were 16 Jewish hous...

  • Jewish Families from Humpolec, Czech Republic

    This projects seeks to collect representative profiles of all of the Jewish families form the town of Humpolec (Gumpolds, Humpoltz) in the Czech Republic. JewishGen's Humpolec page HISTORY: The first mention of a small Jewish community in Humpolec dates back to 1385. The respective record was kept in the archives of the nearby Želiv (Seelau) Monastery. In the second half of the 14th ...

  • 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 Governor Gene...

  • Hastings/St. Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex and environs - People of Note

    Notable residents and connections from Hastings/St. Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex and environs People of Note William the Conquerer is the most famous person linked to Hastings, but many people of repute have had connections with the area! This project is a gathering of prominent and notable people with connections to Hastings and St. Leonards-on-Sea and environs, East Sussex. Related Pr...

  • KIEMĖNAI

    Apie Kiemėnų kaimo praeitį, dabartį ir gyventojus. [ ] Kiemėnų (Miškinių) kaimo dalyje gyveno Ūkininkai BRAZAUSKAI Jokūbas Brazauskas DANISEVIČIAI DVYLIAI Benigna Dvylienė PALIULIAI Jurgio Paliulio sūnus Juozapas Paliulis GRIGELIONIAI Jurgio Paliulio žentas Juozapas ...

  • Cowboys

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

  • Buchenwald

    Buchenwald concentration camp was a German Nazi concentration camp established on the Ettersberg (Etter Mountain) near Weimar, Germany, in July 1937, one of the first and the largest of the concentration camps on German soil. Camp prisoners from all over Europe and Russia—Jews, non-Jewish Poles and Slovenes, religious and political prisoners, Roma and Sinti, Freemasons, Jehovah's Witne...

  • Heroes of the Holocaust - The Courageous Fighters against Hitler's Nazi Regime

    We would like to honor the extraordinary heroes, National leaders , Generals , Scientists , Partisans , Diplomats , Civil Servants , the countless supremely brave Resistors and Rescuers -- all the individuals who helped eradicate the darkest period in history. The eleven million victims of the Nazi regime included intelligentsia, artists, homosexuals, religious groups including six million Je...

  • Jewish Families from Mikulov (Nikolsburg), Moravia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to list representatives of all of the Jewish families from the Moravian town of Mikulov (Nikolsburg) in the Czech Republic. Genealogists working with Nikolsburg records online will find helpful the JewishGen.org list of names from the old Nikolsburg Jewish Cemetery. It's a good idea also to review the Geni project overview page "Jewish Communities in Bohemia and Moravia" ...

  • Svenska apotekare

    Projektets syfte är att samla kunskaper om apotekare och apotekares villkor genom tiderna i Sverige. Med "Sverige" menas här de områden som varit under svenskt inflytande. Dvs bland annat under lång tid även nuvarande Finland, delar av Baltikum, och under tider även delar av norra Tyskland. Från början rekryterades utbildade apotekare fr&#...

  • Holocaust: "The Final Solution"

    This Project is dedicated as a Holocaust Master Project Index to the monstrous consortium of "The Final Solution death machine." Please add cherished profiles to the relevant concentration camp and ghetto sub-projects and not to this Master Holocaust Projects Directory . If no appropriate project exists, we will help create one. Please contact curators Hatte Blejer , Pam Karp , Malka Myse...

  • Playground for the Wiki'ds

    Playground for Wiki 'diots LOL word Geni logo with center attribute Example of new tag with font styling You can use our transparent image to create blank spaces! ╔═══════════════════════════&#...

  • Fashion industry people

    Fashion industry people are people who work in the clothing and accessories design industry, including designers, models, fashion photographers and journalists. The fashion industry is a product of the modern age. Prior to the mid-19th century, most clothing was custom made. It was handmade for individuals, either as home production or on order from dressmakers and tailors. By the beginning o...

  • Suure-Jaani kirikuaed ja kalmistu

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

  • Jewish Families from Miskolc, Hungary

    This project seeks to collect all Jewish families from the town of Miskolc in Hungary. Jews at the Crossroads: Tradition And Accommodation During the Golden Age of the Hungarian Nobility, 1729-1878 
 by Howard N. Lupovitch. Examines the social and political history of the Jews of Miskolc. Miskolc Jewish Community JewishGen --------------------------------- LUMINAR...

  • Jewish Families from Prostějov (Prossnitz), Moravia, Czech Republic

    Austrian manufacturing town, in the province of Moravia. Probably its earliest Jewish settlement dated from the latter half of the fifteenth century, when exiles from Olmütz found a refuge there (1454). Up to the time when the restriction on the freedom of residence of Jews in Austria was removed, Prossnitz was the second largest congregation in Moravia, numbering 328 families (see Famil...

  • Gallipoli Campaign

    Gallipoli Campaign The Gallipoli Campaign, also known as the Dardanelles Campaign or the Battle of Gallipoli or the Battle of Çanakkale (Turkish: Çanakkale Savaşı), took place at the peninsula of Gallipoli in the Ottoman Empire (now Gelibolu in modern day Turkey) between 25 April 1915 and 9 January 1916, during the First World War. A joint British and French oper...

  • Jewish Families from Nove Mesto nad Vahom, Slovakia

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Nove Mesto nad Vahom, Slovakia. NOVE MESTO NAD VAHOM (Slovak, Nové Mesto nad Váhom; Hung, Vágúhely), town in western Slovakia, since 1993 Slovak Republic. During the reign of King Luis the Great (1342–1382), Jews lived there, were expelled, and later permitted to return. In 1465 th...

  • Jewish Families from Lviv (Lemberg, Lvov), Ukraine

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Lemberg/Lviv now in the Ukraine, formerly Galicia. Lemberg Ghetto Lemberg on JewishGen Lemberg in Jewish Encyclopedia LEMBERG (Polish, Lwow): Table of Contents Karaites. Taxes and Business Restrictions. Protection of the Magistracy. Institutions. Capital of Galicia, Austria; 180 miles east of Cracow and 60...

  • University of Pennsylvania

    University of Pennsylvania The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn or UPenn) is an American private Ivy League research university located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Penn considers itself the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, as well as the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate stu...

  • Australian Portal

    Welcome to the Australian Portal on Geni This Australian Portal has been created to: Link together existing Australian projects Encourage new Australian projects to be created Encourage collaboration between Australian-based Geni users, and Geni users worldwide who have Australian interests and connections Promote and facilitate Australian genealogical research Promote Australia, ...

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  • Famous First

    Famous First There always is a very first for everything. This fun fact project is a collection of famous first profiles, Who was the first person to? The aim of this project is to create a collection of all those people who were the first. Feel free to add profiles that are not listed yet. Famous Firsts up to 1199 Late 800s Alfred the Great - First King of England 1141 (disputed)...

  • Geni Wikitext, Unicode and images

    The Wikitext tricks for This project is entirely made to show how you can use current Wiki markup support in Geni , using Unicode ® symbols and an overview of images you can use in the About Me part of profiles, surname and project descriptions. ●▬▬▬▬▬▬ஜ۩۞۩ஜ▬▬♥▬ɚ...

  • Israeli all Knesset members חברי כל כנסות ישראל

    The Knesset (Hebrew: ‎הכנסת‎ ; lit. the gathering or assembly; Arabic: الكنيست‎) is the unicameral legislature of Israel, located in Givat Ram, Jerusalem. Role in Israeli Government The legislative branch of the Israeli government, the Knesset enacts laws, elects the president and prime ...

  • New Zealand Pioneer Families 1800-1900

    This project is 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 join and contribute :) Families...

  • ENGLAND, United Kingdom - Place Projects

    ENGLAND, United Kingdom - Place Projects This is a sub-project of International Places Project Index Every person is born somewhere, marries, lives, works and dies somewhere. Places are a key component to family history research. This project aims to be the starting point in your search for a place in ENGLAND on Geni to discover more about your ancestors. If a place you are looking for in E...

  • Hankelow Hall, Cheshire, England

    Hankelow Hall, Cheshire, England=The present house dates from the early 18th century, and was remodelled by William Baker in about 1755. It was built for Gabriel Wettenhall, and altered for his son, Nathaniel. During the 20th century the house was uninhabited and it became neglected. In 1989 it was bought by a property developer who has been restoring it. In this process, evidence was found of ...

  • Freemasons

    This is the master project for Freemasons on Geni. Freemasons, or simply "Masons," have been an important part of Western culture for centuries and have immeasurably shaped the world through their leadership, altruism, public service, and character. Although the most famous Freemasons have been presidents, CEOs, and other public figures, the vast majority of Freemasons were and are small-town...

  • Order of the Eastern Star

    The Order of the Eastern Star is a Freemasonry-related fraternal organization open to both men and women. It was established in 1850 by Boston, Massachusetts lawyer and educator Rob Morris, a former Freemason official. The order is based on teachings from the Bible,[1] but is open to people of all religious beliefs. It has approximately 10,000 chapters in twenty countries and approximately 500,...

  • Rail Transportation in the United States

    transportation in the United States today consists primarily of freight shipments. Passenger service, once a large and vital part of the nation's passenger transportation network, now plays a limited role as compared to transportation patterns in many other countries.The U.S. rail industry has experienced repeated convulsions due to changing economic needs and the rise of automobile, bus, and a...

  • Carpenters

    Everyone is invited to add their "hammering" ancestors to this project (profiles must be set to public). Project collaborators, feel free to update the project description, adding notes, documents, images, resources ... and inviting more collaborators. From Glimpses of 17th and 18th Century colonial American life There were men who earned a living at carpentry.  If they lived in a po...

  • Triple A Collective

    The stands for improving A ctive collaboration. Make new connections in a more sociable environment. Bring together the like-minded, not only based upon genealogical interests. “We unite to expand the social horizon on Geni” On our Plaza’s we aim to bring users together in different settings, other than what you may be used to. We aim to introduce and experiment...

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

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

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  • 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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  • The Battle of Nashville, TN December 15-16, 1864 US Civil War

    The Battle of Nashville was a two-day battle in the Franklin-Nashville Campaign that represented the end of large-scale fighting in the Western Theater of the American Civil War. It was fought at Nashville, Tennessee, on December 15–16, 1864, between the Confederate Army of Tennessee under Lt. Gen. John Bell Hood and Federal forces under Maj. Gen. George H. Thomas. In one of the largest ...

  • Notable Cornish Americans

    C John Marshall Clemens 1798–1847 F Edie Falco G George St. Leger Grenfell 1808–1868 Edward Burd Grubb, Jr. 1841–1913 Edward Burd Grubb, Sr. 1810–1867 Henry Bates Grubb 1774–1823 Ignatius Cooper Grubb 1841–1927 Margaret Grubb 1907–1963 Nathaniel Grubb 1693–1760

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  • American Abolitionist Movement

    Abolitionism is the doctrine that slavery must be ended. It is supported by activities that might achieve this goal. It is largely of historic interest because nearly all nations have abolished slavery within their borders. This project recognizes abolitionists — supporters of this doctrine — and the families of abolitionists. In western Europe and the Americas abolitionism wa...

  • Tallinna Siselinna kalmistu

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

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

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

  • 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 ...

  • The Order of St Michael and St George

    The Order of St. Michael and St. George The Order of St Michael and St George is awarded to men and women of high office, or who render extraordinary or important non-military service in a foreign country. It can also be conferred for important or loyal service in relation to foreign and Commonwealth affairs. Instituted in 1818 by the Prince Regent (later George IV), the Order of St Micha...

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  • British Peers and Baronets

    The British Peers and Baronets Project seeks to bring together all persons in (or from) the United Kingdom with hereditary titles, excluding monarchs (who are already compiled under the " English and British Monarchs " Project). The term "British" in this context is understood to include all titled peers and baronets in the United Kingdom (this includes all of Great Britain -- England, Scotla...

  • Union Cavalry (U.S. Civil War)

    in the American Civil War was a branch of army service in a process of transition. It suffered from emerging technology threats, difficult logistics, and sometimes misguided or inept commanders. Nevertheless, it played important roles in many Civil War campaigns and earned its place alongside the infantry and artillery combat arms.The Union started the war with five Regular mounted regiments: t...

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • Strand Theatre, Sleepy Hollow

    The Strand Theatre was operating prior to 1941. By 1950, it was operated by the Cinema Circuit Corp. chain.The former Strand Theatre building is now used as a medical center. Google maps this address to North Tarrytown, but the medical center is located in Sleepy Hollow, New York, which is the new name for the town.

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

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

  • Army of the Potomac (USA), US Civil War

    The Union Army of the Potomac fought in most of the Eastern Theater campaigns, primarily in (Eastern) Virginia, Maryland, and Pennsylvania. After the end of the war, it was disbanded on June 28, 1865, shortly following its participation in the Grand Review of the Armies. Famous Units Because of its proximity to the large cities of the North, such as Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, and New Y...

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

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

  • Princeton University

    Princeton University is a private research university located in Princeton, New Jersey, United States. It is one of the eight universities of the Ivy League, and one of the nine Colonial Colleges founded before the American Revolution. Princeton provides undergraduate and graduate instruction in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and engineering. Princeton does not have sch...

  • Pennsylvania General Assembly

    The Pennsylvania General Assembly is the state legislature of the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. The legislature convenes in the State Capitol building in Harrisburg. In colonial times (1682–1776), the legislature was known as the Pennsylvania Provincial Assembly. Since the Constitution of 1776, written by American revolutionaries, the legislature has been known as the General Assembly. The...

  • 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...

  • Battle of Chancellorsville

    Battle of Chancellorsville was a major battle of the American Civil War, and the principal engagement of the Chancellorsville Campaign.[4] It was fought from April 30 to May 6, 1863, in Spotsylvania County, Virginia, near the village of Chancellorsville. Two related battles were fought nearby on May 3 in the vicinity of Fredericksburg. The campaign pitted Union Army Maj. Gen. Joseph Hooker's Ar...

  • Union College

    College=Union College is a private, non-denominational liberal arts college located in Schenectady, New York, United States. Founded in 1795, it was the first institution of higher learning chartered by the New York State Board of Regents. In the 19th century, it became the "Mother of Fraternities", as three of the earliest such organizations were established there. After 175 years as a traditi...

  • Working with sources

    This is an umbrella project about sourcing in genealogy. Please don't add any profiles but feel free to collaborate and contribute. It's a large topic, so please set up "related" projects to cover more specific areas. Types of Sources Primary sources , which are the most trusted ones, are written at the time of the event, like the priest write a baptism in a churchbook. Secondary so...

  • 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 more collaborators. notables Rev. Ralph Wheelock, America's First Public School Teacher resources The History of Education in America - Colonial Education...

  • Irish Americans

    Irish Americans Irish Americans are one of America's biggest ethnic groups. In fact, nearly 40 million people said they have some Irish ancestry on the 2008 U.S. Census. That's about 12 percent of the population of the United States. Many Irish people came to America during the years of the Irish Potato Famine, or the Great Famine, as it was called. A disease destroyed Ireland's potato crop, ...

  • Geni's VIP Plaza

    Welcome to Geni's VIP Plaza pick your table and read through this special menu full of V.I.P. Project ingredients from all over the Big Geni World Tree Bon Appetit! Not only does the I in VIP stand for a V ery I mportant P erson, it can mean Interesting , Inspirational , Illuminating —aspects not only describing the famous Individuals of which we are fans, but little known VIP&#x...

  • Arkansas State Troops (CSA), US Civil War

    The Arkansas Succession Convention decided that rather than activating the existing militia regiments, they would raise new units. The convention was concerned that if the militia was called out and transferred into Confederate Service, they would be subject to being transferred out of the state, leaving the state defenseless. The convention was also concerned with the cost involved in paying f...

  • Arkansas in the US Civil War (CSA) 1861-1865

    This project is used to relate all units from Arkansas who served in the Confederate Army. See Arkansas (USA) for units that served in the Union Army. resources The Flags of Civil War Arkansas  By Glenn Dedmondt

  • Mormon Pioneers 1850

    1850 This project is a sub project of the Mormon Pioneers (1847-1868) Master Project This page covers the Mormon Pioneers of 1850 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...

  • New Zealand Settler Ships - London 1842

    Ship: 700 tons, Captain: Thomas Atwood, Surgeon Superintendent: W M Turnbull M D, Sailed Gravesend 2nd January 1842 - arrived Port Nicholson 1st May 1842 Cabin Passengers Attwood Susanna Wife of Captain Attwood Kelham James Georgenia Empson Charles Sheppard Mrs William Torre Mrs Henry Wills Mrs Margaret Interme...

  • First Ancestor to Immigrate to U.S.A.

    Purpose A project intended to list ancestors that were the first to immigrate to the United States of America. Many managers place a profile picture similar to the one on the right on their ancestor that emigrated from another country and arrived in U.S.A to build a new life. This project creates a data base of those pioneers. Links History of Immigration to the United States Ellis Is...

  • "About" Cleanup

    This project relates to cleaning up copy-paste dumps from external websites on historical profiles. We will be developing guidelines for how to do this in the near future, in the meantime please add profiles with copy-paste issues to this project. Am excellent template for how to write up an "About" narrative is provided by Erica Howton here: Erica's Master Profile Cheat Sheet, notes in...

  • 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...

  • Jews of Louisiana

    This is an umbrella project for all projects related to Jews from Louisiana . Notes From Pushcarts and Plantations: Jewish Life in Louisiana In the early 1700s, Sephardic traders journeyed up from the Caribbean and became the first Jews to settle in Louisiana. The small community thrived despite of the infamous "Black Code" of 1724 that officially expelled all Jews from the French colony....

  • Notable People from Toronto, Ontario, Canada

    This project has been created to house all of the Notable People in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

  • University of Toronto

    Introduction The University of Toronto (U of T) is a public research university in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It was founded in 1827 by a royal charter as King's College, the first institution of higher learning in Upper Canada. King's College was controlled by the Church of England until 1850, when the institution became secular and assumed its present name. The University of Toronto is a d...

  • Canadian Mayors

    This is the master project for all of the projects that are created to keep track of the Mayors in Canadian cities or towns.

  • Chairmen of Metro Toronto

    The aim of this project is to house the profiles of the 6 people who held the position of Chairman of Metropolitan Toronto.# Frederick G. Gardiner, 1953-1961 (Toronto)# William R. Allen, 1962-1969 (Toronto)# Albert Campbell, 1970-1973 (Scarborough)# Paul Godfrey , 1973-1984 (North York)# Dennis Flynn, 1984-1988 (Etobicoke)# Alan Tonks, 1988-1997 (York)

  • Torah Luminaries / Roshei Yeshivot

    Roshei Yeshivot / Torah Luminaries Great intellects, profound thinkers, and master teachers who examplify the grandeur of the Torah in our century. Their very names inspire awe: Rosh yeshiva ראש ישיבה‎; is the title given to the dean of a Talmudical academy (yeshiva). The rosh yeshiva is required to have a vast and penetrati...

  • Gardeners: Architects, Designers and Landscapers

    Gardeners: architects, designers and landscapers This project is an extension of the "Gardeners: Horticulturists, Nurserymen and Agriculturists" project. Those listed here were people who were well known garden designers, architects and landscapers, although they may also have had other strings to their bows - gardeners, botanists etc. The aim is to in time have all profiles linked to a pro...

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  • 1918 lnfluenza Pandemic - Canada: Fatalities

    1918 Influenza Pandemic - Canada: Fatalities Canada’s flu dead included soldiers who had survived the fighting overseas only to succumb to illness once in Canada and thousands of family members who welcomed them home but perished soon after their arrival. The loss of so many Canadians had a profound social and economic impact on a country that had already suffered 60,000 war dead. Th...

  • 1918 lnfluenza Pandemic - Canada: Survivors

    1918 Influenza Pandemic - Canada: Survivors Canada’s flu dead included soldiers who had survived the fighting overseas only to succumb to illness once in Canada and thousands of family members who welcomed them home but perished soon after their arrival. The loss of so many Canadians had a profound social and economic impact on a country that had already suffered 60,000 war dead. The...

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