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  • Nobreza de Portugal

    Este projeto tem por objetivo reunir todos os nobre portugueses existentes no Geni, das mais diferentes hierarquias, concedidos pelo Reino de Portugal, bem como aqueles ainda existentes na atualidade.Fiquem à vontade para contribuir.A nobreza portuguesa era o estamento privilegiado do Reino de Portugal (1139-1910) até 5 de outubro de 1910, quando foi implantada a república ...

  • Guerra do Paraguai

    Este projeto tem por objetivo relacionar todos os perfis do Geni que participaram da Guerra do Paraguai, desde soldados até as autoridades mais importantes. Guerra do Paraguai foi o maior conflito armado internacional ocorrido na América do Sul. Foi travada entre o Paraguai e a Tríplice Aliança, composta por Brasil, Argentina e Uruguai . A guerra estendeu-se de dez...

  • A Recife de Maurício de Nassau (1637-1644) / Recife at Nassau's time

    Recife is a Brazilian city that was once the administrative center of the Dutch colonial domination in northeastern Brazil. During seven years (1637-1644) it was at the vanguard of freedom of religion, science, arts and progress, ruled by Maurice de Nassau. Em 1632 João Maurício de Nassau , príncipe alemão entusiasta da arquitetura, começou a construir a lux...

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  • Early Families of Roxbury, Massachusetts

    This will be an umbrella project to pinpoint the families who were early settlers of Roxbury, Massachusetts. Some of these already have their own projects, e.g., Captain John Johnson and Edward Riggs. It was said that the best people settled in Roxbury. They were people of substance, many of them farmers, none being 'of the poorer sort.' They struck root in the soil immediately ...

  • 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...

  • Harju Jaani kihelkond

    Harju Jaani khk koolid elektrooline materjal * Kaitseliit 1919 nimekirjad: II jaoskond Raasiku osakond (Jõelähtme-, Kuusalu-, Kose-, Jüri-, Harju Jaani) nimekirjad. 1918 detsembris hakati moodustama Kaitseliidu baasil Eesti oma sõjaväge Vabadussõjas võitlemiseks: Haljava mõisa nimekiri Peningi valla nimekiri 14.03.1919 Anija ja...

  • Mystical City of Safed, Israel / צפת, העיר המיסטית בישראל

    The Holy City of Safed JLI Video Safed ( צְפַת, Tzfat; صفد‎, Ṣafad, Tzfas ) is a city in the Northern District of Israel. Located at an elevation of 900 metres (2,953 ft), Safed is the highest city in the Galilee and in Israel. Since the 16th century, Safed has been considered one of Judaism's Four Holy Cities , al...

  • Jewish Families from Botoșani, Romania

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from Botoșani, Romania. Town in northeast Romania in the area of the former principality of Moldova; administrative center of the county that shares its name. At the beginning of the seventeenth century, Jewish merchants were already present in Botoşani, (Yid., Botoshan), known for its fairs and located at the crossroa...

  • Sleepy Hollow, New York

    Sleepy Hollow , previously known as North Tarrytown , is a village in the town of Mount Pleasant in Westchester County , New York , United States. It is located on the eastern bank of the Hudson River, about 30 miles (48 km) north of midtown Manhattan in New York City. Significant events 1609: Henry Hudson claims the Hudson River Valley for Holland 1655: Adriaen Van der Donck publishes ...

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  • Grammy Award winners

    A Grammy Award (originally called Gramophone Award), or Grammy, is an accolade by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) of the United States to recognize outstanding achievement in the music industry. The annual presentation ceremony features performances by prominent artists, and the presentation of those awards that have a more popular interest. It shares recognition of ...

  • Millers

    MILLER: one who owned or operated a flour mill "Grist mills constructed in the early 1600's to grind corn and wheat to make flour for the early English settlers of coastal areas. Two words in this sentience reveal was the mill was constructed to do. These words are: corn and flour. To English speaking people of the 1600's and 1700's a corn mill means a mill that grinds corn and makes flour. Cor...

  • Famous Couples in History

    Legendary Lovers: True love knows no boundaries. Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence. — Henry Louis Mencken Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies. — Aristotle Only from the heart can you touch the sky. — Jalaluddin Rumi And I will luve thee still, my Dear, Till a' the seas gang dry. --- Robert Burns, A Red, Red Rose” Rul...

  • Unconnected Trees

    Key Profiles Two separate lists - please add each profile to both - the 1st in alphabetical order by SURNAME, and 2nd in alphabetical order by COUNTRY of BIRTH. (This may be harder to establish and may have to go under more than one country in some cases). Please use the format used below. The numbers in the [square brackets] are [Family tree/Blood relatives] Alphabetical order by surname...

  • Historic Oxfordshire

    Historic Oxfordshire The Object of this project is to gather together information on historical or political people of Oxfordshireand link them to profiles and trees on Geni. The county of Oxfordshire was formed in the early years of the 10th century and is broadly situated in the land between the River Thames to the south, the Cotswolds to the west, the Chilterns to the east and the Midlan...

  • Oxford Castle, Oxfordshire

    Oxford Castle Image right - Oxford Castle Prison Oxford Castle, Oxfordshire, England Coordinates grid reference SP509063 Type Shell keep and bailey Site information: Owner Oxfordshire County Council Condition Ruined, elements used as a hotel Materials Coral rag and gravel Oxford Castle is a large, partly ruined Norman medieval castle on the western side of central Oxfo...

  • Eestlased Rootsis / Estonians in Sweden

    Siia projekti soovime Geni'st kokku koguda tuntumaid eestlased Rootsis läbi kõigi ajajärkude. Gotlandile jõudnud sõjapõgenikud 1939-1945 ja

  • 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" ...

  • Colonial American Ministers

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

  • 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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  • The Man Booker Prize for Fiction

    The Man Booker Prize for Fiction (formerly known as the Booker-McConnell Prize and commonly known simply as the Booker Prize) ... ...is a literary prize awarded each year for tAwarded for the best original novel, written in the English language, and published in the UK. It has been administered by the Booker Prize Foundation from 2002. The foundation is an independent registered charity fu...

  • British Columbia, Canada

    This project is to explore the connections of various people and families who lived in British Columbia, Canada

  • Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatière, Québec, Canada

    Aperçu Overview Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatière ( carte ) Toponymie Toponymy « La Combe » : Nom originalement donné par Mgr de Laval « Grande-Anse » : Ancien nom « Sainte-Anne-de-la-Grande-Anse » : Ancien nom « Sainte-Anne-du-Sud » : Ancien nom, créé pour distinction avec Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupr&#...

  • Château-Richer, Québec, Canada

    Aperçu Overview Château-Richer ( carte ) fait partie de la MRC La Côte-de-Beaupré de la Communauté métropolitaine de Québec , région de la Capitale-Nationale . Toponymie Toponymy Indiquez les lieux dans Geni // How to Input Locations in Geni Standard Location Names for Québec, Canada ... 1639 et avant : Place Name...

  • Québec, Québec, Canada

    Aperçu Overview La ville de Québec ( carte ) fait partie de l' agglomération de Québec de la Communauté métropolitaine de Québec , région de la Capitale-Nationale . Toponymie Toponymy « » : Indiquez les lieux dans Geni How to Input Locations in Geni Standard Location Names for Québec, Canada ... n...

  • Bricklayers and Stonecutters

    Notes Includes: stonemason

  • Beauport, Québec, Canada

    {en construction} paroisse Notre-Dame-de-Miséricorde ancien nom = La Nativité-de-Notre-Dame à déterminer : l'année de changement du nom

  • Poitou (province), France

    Introduction Ancienne province de France sous l'Ancien Régime. Liste complète des provinces complete list of provinces Gentillé : Poitevin, Poitevins, Poitevine, Poitevines Langue(s) régionale(s) : poitevin Indiquez les lieux dans Geni How to Input Locations in Geni ... 1588 et avant : Hors domaine de ce projet ~ out of this project's scope ... e...

  • Pioneers of Canada - Quebec

    Pioneers of Canada - Quebec Pictured right: Victor Begin was the only French Canadian officer serving in the NorthWest Mounted Police. and he had been with them for 15 years. If you would like to know a bit more, please consult the Skagway Historical Society which has posted a brief biography of Joseph Victor Begin. History: From New France to Confederation French colonization started w...

  • Notaries of Quebec, Canada

    Sommaire Overview Le Québec étant une province bijuridique, le droit romano-civiliste y côtoie la common law. Les notaires sont donc en concurrence avec les avocats, sur certains secteurs, tout en bénéficiant des prérogatives notariales traditionnelles, notamment le monopole de la rédaction des hypothèques immobilières et des cont...

  • Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies, Québec, Canada

    Aperçu Overview Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies sur la carte . Toponymie Toponymy Dans l'histoire de la municipalité on retrouve plusieurs variations de son nom. Dans cette section nous allons explorer ces variations et tenter de fournir une description et explication pour chacune. « seigneurie de la Grande-Anse » : Utilisé de 1656 à ?. « sei...

  • L'Islet, Québec, Canada

    Aperçu Overview L'Islet ( carte map ) Toponymie Toponymy Autres noms Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours-de-L'Islet Seigneurie de L'Islet-de-Bonsecours Seigneurie de L'Islet Saint-Jean Seigneurie de Bonsecours L'Islet-sur-Mer–Saint-Eugène–L'Islet L’Islet-sur-Mer-Saint-Eugène-L’Islet L'Isletville L'islette, lilète, l'ylet, l'i...

  • Saint-Jean-Port-Joli, Québec, Canada

    Aperçu Overview Saint-Jean-Port-Joli ( carte map ) Toponymie Toponymy Autres noms Seigneurie de Saint-Jean-Port-Joli, de 1677 à 1845. Port-Joly Indiquez les lieux dans Geni How to Input Locations in Geni Standard Location Names for Québec, Canada ... 1676 et avant : Place Name = City = (future Saint-Jean-Port-Joli) County = [laissez vide kee...

  • The Battle of Groton Heights and the Storming of Fort Griswold

    The Battle of Groton Heights The Battle of Groton Heights (also known as the Battle of Fort Griswold, and occasionally called the Fort Griswold massacre) was a battle of the American Revolutionary War fought on September 6, 1781 between a small Connecticut militia force led by Lieutenant Colonel William Ledyard and the more numerous British forces led by Brigadier General Benedict Arnold 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 ---------------------------...

  • Canada's Walk of Fame

    Canada's Walk of Fame Canada's Walk of Fame (French: Allée des célébrités canadiennes), located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, is a walk of fame that acknowledges the achievements and accomplishments of successful Canadians. It consists of a series of maple leaf-like stars embedded in 13 designated blocks' worth of sidewalks in Toronto, located in front of Roy Thom...

  • Katyń 1940

    KATYN Wersja 'robocza' projektu. Pomordowani w Katyniu i okolicach na wiosnę 1940r. Please add profiles of Polish officers who were murdered in Katyn area (including i.e. Kharkiv, Mednoye, Ostashkiv) in the spring of 1940. The Katyn massacre, also known as the Katyn Forest massacre, was a mass execution of Polish nationals carried out by the People's Commissariat for Internal Affai...

  • Polish soldiers of World War One (1914-1918)

    Polish soldiers of World War One. Polscy żołnierze w Pierwszej Wojnie Światowej. 1914-1918= Zaangażowanie Polaków na frontach I wojny światowej jest jedną z najczęściej pomijanych kart naszej historii. Powodem jest zapewne fakt nieistnienia polskiej, niepodległej państwowości w okresie, w którym toczy...

  • Virtuti Militari

    The Order Wojenny Virtuti Militari (War Order of Virtuti Militari) (Latin for "For Military Valour") is Poland's highest military decoration for heroism and courage in the face of the enemy at war. It was created in 1792 by Poland's King Stanisław August Poniatowski and is one of the oldest military decorations in the world still in use. Order Virtuti Militari (łac. Męstw...

  • Tony Award winners

    The Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Theatre, more commonly known informally as the Tony Award, recognizes achievement in live Broadway theatre. The awards are presented by the American Theatre Wing and The Broadway League at an annual ceremony in New York City. The awards are given for Broadway productions and performances, and an award is given for regional theatre. Several discretion...

  • Television Hall of Fame inductees

    The Television Academy Hall of Fame was founded by a former president of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, the late John H. Mitchell, to honor individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to television. List of Television Hall of Fame inductees 1st induction Lucille Ball Milton Berle Paddy Chayefsky Norman Lear Edward R. Murrow William S. Paley David Sarnof...

  • Jewish Families from Měcholupy, Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the village of Měcholupy (Michelob) in the district of Louny, in Bohemia, Czech Republic.

  • International Dutch Portal

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

  • Born on Ellis Island

    My uncle, Sam Katz, was one of the 350-ish persons to be born on Ellis Island. His birth certificate is presented as part of the display on the island. I've contacted the NPS at Ellis Island and they do NOT have a complete list of all that were born there. I am interested in creating a special exhibit that catalogs those that were born there and the impact that they have had on America. Ple...

  • University of California, Los Angeles

    [ ] The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is a public research university located in the Westwood neighborhood of Los Angeles, California, United States. It became the University of California Southern Branch in 1919, making it the second-oldest undergraduate campus of the ten-campus system after the original University of California campus in Berkeley (1873). It offers 337 undergr...

  • New York University (NYU)

    New York University (NYU) is a private, nonsectarian American research university based in New York City. NYU's main campus is located at Greenwich Village in Lower Manhattan. Founded in 1831, NYU is one of the largest private nonprofit institutions of American higher education. NYU was elected to the Association of American Universities in 1950. NYU counts 36 Nobel Prize winners, four Abel P...

  • College de Sorbonne

    [ ] The College of Sorbonne (French: Collège de Sorbonne) was a theological college of the University of Paris, founded in 1253 by Robert de Sorbon (1201-1274), after whom it was named.[1] With the rest of the Paris colleges, it was suppressed during the French Revolution. It was restored in 1808 but finally closed in 1882. In recent times it came to refer to the group of academic facu...

  • The Sulaimani Jamat

    20th January 2011 : Building initiated of a complete list of historical/ public profiles of members of the Sulaimani Jamaat , a smaller sect of the Shi'a community mainly settled in India, Pakistan & Yemen , with members spread across the Western World, Europe & GCC in the past few decades of the 21st century. February-June 2011 : Historic profiles of the Al-Hindi, Banu Al-Anf & Banu Al-Makra...

  • Badrbagh

    January 2011 : 1st Project for Sulaimani Community August 2012 : Dear All, This was started as a test project when I first started using GENI in January 2011. I am thinking of maintaining only 1 project for the community in order to set ease and convenience for all members. All historic profiles, and updates will be added only to that project then, and all members are invited to follow that...

  • Anjou (province), France

    Introduction Ancienne province de France sous l'Ancien Régime. Liste complète des provinces complete list of provinces La province d'Anjou était divisée en plusieurs sénéchaussées ou bailliages, regroupées sous le nom de "Sénéchaussées de l'Anjou" ou "Bailliages de l'Anjou". Elles étaient dirigées par...

  • Memorial to European Rabbis that Perished in the Holocaust

    Books and web sites about Rabbis that Perished in the Holocaust: Dr. Pnina Mysels wrote about Rabbis that perished in the Holocaust ( "רבנים שנספו בשואה "). The bibliography for that site More data about the Holocaust victims can be found in the Yad VaShem Data Base . Here I'd like to ...

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  • 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...

  • State of South Carolina with Counties Project

    This project is for those from South Carolina and/or their Counties.

  • Blacksmiths

    A blacksmith is a metalsmith who creates objects from wrought iron or steel by forging the metal, using tools to hammer, bend, and cut. Please add your ancestors to this project. Profiles must be set to public. This is an international project. Resources How to temper steel English Wikipedia Worshipful Company of Blacksmiths List of famous blacksmiths History of blacksmithing ...

  • 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,...

  • United States federal civil service

    Note: this project is not intended to duplicate existing "Related Projects". For example, the FBI, U.S. Cabinet Members, Postmasters General, Ambassadors of the United States, and CIA Directors are covered by existing Geni "Related Projects" that are linked here. United States federal civil service In the United States, the federal civil service was established in 1871. The Federal Civil ...

  • French Parishes of the "Ancien Régime" Period

    Introduction Ce projet regroupe les paroisses durant l'Ancien Régime de France. Lors de la recherche d'un lieu précis, bien comprendre les actes de baptême, mariage et sépulture peuvent fournir des indications supplémentaires. Par exemple, la place de naissance pour un profile peut être déduite si on connaît la paroisse et l'év&...

  • French Provinces of the "Ancien Régime" Period

    Introduction Ce projet regroupe les anciennes provinces de France. Le classement par province n'a jamais été précis sous l'Ancien Régime. Certaines régions avaient des bordures très discutables. Nous fournissons ici une structure quelque peu simplifié dans le but d'aider les généalogistes intéressés à attribue...

  • Jewish Families from Safov (Schaffa), Moravia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to list representatives of all of the Jewish families from the Moravian town of Safov (Schaffa) in the Czech Republic. JewishGen Safov page . CURRENT CZECH NAME: ŠAFOV FORMER NAME: SCHAFFA LOCATION The village of Safov is located at 48.52 degree north and 15.44 degree east, a short distance to the south of the town of Znojmo on the border with Austria HISTO...

  • Authors of Childrens literature

    Authors of Children's Literature These writers are notable authors of children's literature with some of their most famous works. This literature-related list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it. A Verna Aardema (1911–2001) - Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears Rafael Ábalos (born 1956) - Grimpow Joan Abelove (born 1945) - Go and Come Back ...

  • Canadian Ambassadors

    This project has been created to collect all of the profiles of Canadians who have held the position of Ambassador, High Commissioner or Consul General.

  • Portal Latinoamérica

    Bienvenidos al portal Latinoamérica de Geni para hablantes de español. Apoyo de la comunidad Discusiones Curadors Hay varios curadores de Geni que se especializan en la genealogía latinoaméricana y están más que dispuestos a ayudar a responder a cualquier pregunta que pueda tener. Carla Assenheimer - Brasil y descendientes de europeos en Bra...

  • The great Russian composers

    Лядов Анатолий Константинович 1855-1914 Бородин Александр Порф�...

  • Sachsenhausen-Oranienburg

    Sachsenhausen or Sachsenhausen-Oranienburg was a Nazi concentration camp in Oranienburg, Germany, used primarily for political prisoners from 1936 to the end of the Third Reich in May, 1945. After World War II, when Oranienburg was in the Soviet Occupation Zone, the structure was used as an NKVD special camp until 1950 (See NKVD special camp Nr. 7). The remaining buildings and grounds are now...

  • 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...

  • South Africa - Profile Conventions/Guidelines

    Conventions for Profile Management on the South African branch of the "World Family Tree" (WFT) The Naming Conventions outlined in this project, with the Supporting document, currently in version 3-2 . These conventions follow and are in line with: Coalition for the Standardization of GENi Naming Conventions Naming Conventions Wiki These Conventions follow the method suggested by pr...

  • Dutch Resistance during WWII

    The purpose of this project to commemorate those individuals who had the courage to stand up and be righteous. Please add anyone you know was a member of a resistance movement or even resisted in their own personal way This project is loosely based on the list of Dutch citizens involved in resistance to the NAZI occupation of Holland during World War II on Wikipedia . The very nature of any...

  • American Revolution: Battle of Monmouth, June 28, 1778

    The Battle of Monmouth was an American Revolutionary War (or American War of Independence) battle fought on June 28, 1778 in Monmouth County, New Jersey. The Continental Army under General George Washington attacked the rear of the British Army column commanded by Lieutenant General Sir Henry Clinton as they left Monmouth Court House (modern Freehold Borough). It is known as the Battle of Monmo...

  • Corpus Christi College, Cambridge

    [ ] Corpus Christi College (full name: "The College of Corpus Christi and the Blessed Virgin Mary", often shortened to "Corpus", or previously "The Body") is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge.[1] It is notable as the only college founded by Cambridge townspeople:[2] it was established in 1352 by the Guild of Corpus Christi and the Guild of the Blessed Virgin Mary,[3] making...

  • Inventors

    Inventors are people who invent unique or novel devices, methods, compositions, processes or discoveries. List of notable inventors For a complete list, please see: Inventors Project Profiles . Dr. Andre Cipriani , pioneered the development of the Cobalt-60 Therapy units which are used for the treatment of cancer and occupational radiation protection. External links Wikipedia - ...

  • University of Virginia

    of Virginia=The University of Virginia (often abbreviated as UVA, UVa, or Virginia) is a public research university in Charlottesville, Virginia, United States. It was conceived and designed by U.S. President Thomas Jefferson, and established in 1819. UVA's initial Board of Visitors included former Presidents of the United States Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and James Monroe. Monroe owned t...

  • CUZZIN - Communicate

    About the CUZZIN Communicate Portal This portal was created in order to facilitate communication between those requiring help adding their profiles to the South African branch of the "World FamilyTree" ('WFT') according to RSA GENi conventions and standards and your CUZZIN Curators who have an interest in the SA branch but work for the good of the whole 'WFT'. Please encourage everyone with...

  • Imigrantes Espanhóis ao Brasil

    A imigração espanhola tem início em 1890, sendo marcante a presença destes imigrantes no Rio de Janeiro. Durante a colonização, um número impreciso de pessoas com origens em outras partes do mundo, além de Portugal e do Continente Africano, se fixaram no território que hoje corresponde ao Brasil. Embora a presença espanhola...

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Institute of Technology=The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Founded in 1861 in response to the increasing industrialization of the United States, MIT adopted a European polytechnic university model and stressed laboratory instruction in applied science and engineering. Researchers worked on computers, radar, and inertial ...

  • Hollywood Cemetery (Richmond, Virginia)

    The land that Hollywood Cemetery currently stands on was once part of William Byrd III's estate. Later, it was owned by the Harvie family and was known as "Harvie's Woods." [3]In the late 1840s, William Haxall and Joshua Fry hired John Notman (architect of Laurel Hill Cemetery in Philadelphia) to design the cemetery in the rural garden style. Its name, "Hollywood," came from the holly trees dot...

  • Prominent Scientists: (i) Exact Sciences & Natural Sciences

    Prominent scientists who have made major contributions to our understanding of our world and the rules of nature. Selected Profiles (listed by activity period): Exact Sciences BCE Pythagoras, Ὁ Πυθαγόρας, of Samos (c. 570 BCE – c. 495 BCE ) Ionian Greek philosopher, mathematician, and founder ...

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  • Philanthropists

    Philanthropists The Philanthropists project is designed to recognise the generous spirit of so many in our history. It is best that their profile reflects their generous actions, with dates if possible. To add profiles to this project, firstly "follow it" then click on actions either on the profile, or, on the project page, then click "Add profile" or "Add to project" whichever is appropr...

  • 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.[5] It is the most recent branch of the U.S. military to be formed, and is ...

  • 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...

  • World War One: Armed Forces - Wales

    World War One: Armed Forces - Wales 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 soldiers can be added. This project aims to honour the Welsh who fou...

  • The Civil War 1861-1865 United States of America

    Notes: PLEASE ensure you follow the naming convention listed below. If you find after you created a project and added profiles/related projects/content to it that the name is incorrect, please see the discussion Project Naming to have the name corrected. As we identify a way to control the sheer size of this project, we will update this main project. For now, please relate projects ...

  • Banned Authors

    “The important task of literature is to free man, not to censor him.” — Anaïs Nin Throughout world history, the majority of public, educational, and religious institutions have censored certain books for political, religious, or cultural reasons. This project serves as a place to gather together the writers -- cherished, reviled, or anywhere in-between -- who h...

  • Families of the Philippines

    This is the Master Project for the Philippines Filipinos often know of their ancestry exclusively through oral accounts. It is common to not know about one's direct line; but people would retain info about an obscure connection to a famous or historical person. Organized by surnames and by specialty topics, the Families of the Philippines projects tracks famous Filipino personalities -- whi...

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  • State of Texas and Counties Project

    This project is for those from Texas and/or their respective Counties.

  • Somerville College, Oxford University

    Somerville College, University of Oxford Woodstock Road, Oxford Founded by committee of liberal minded reformists in 1879

  • State of Mississippi and Counties Project

    This project is for those from Mississippi and/or their respective Counties.

  • State of Louisana and Parishes Project

    This project is for those from Louisiana and/or their respective Parishes .

  • State of Tennessee and Counties Project

    This project is for those from Tennessee and/or their respective Counties.

  • State of Alabama and Counties Project

    This project is for those from Alabama and/or their respective Counties.

  • State of Georgia and Counties Project

    This project is for those from Georgia and/or their respective Counties.

  • State of North Carolina and Counties Project.

    This project is for those from North Carolina and/or their respective Counties.

  • State of Illinois and Counties Project

    This project is for those from Illinois and/or their respective Counties .

  • State of Minnesota with Counties Project

    This project is for those from Minnesota and/or their respective Counties.

  • State of Florida with Counties Project

    This project is for those from Florida and/or their respective Counties.

  • State of Iowa with Counties Project

    This is for people from Iowa and/or their respective Counties.

  • State of Virginia with Counties Project

    This project is for those from Virginia and/or their respective Counties.

  • United States House of Representatives from Colorado

    List of United States Representatives from Colorado=

  • State of West Virginia with Counties Project

    This project is for those from West Virginia and or their respective Counties.

  • United States Senators from Colorado

    United States Senators from Colorado United States Senators from Colorado (U.S. Senate website): List of United States Senators from Colorado (with wikipedia links):

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  • State of Pennsylvania with Counties Project

    This project is for those from Pennsylvania and /or their respective Counties.

  • Jewish families from Tachov (Tachau), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Tachov (Tachau) in Bohemia, Czech Republic Jewish settlement in Tachov is thought to date back to the 13th century, and documentation of its existence dates back to the 15th century. An old synagogue from the 16th century had been rebuilt several times was destroyed by fire in 1911 and subsequently demolished. The new s...

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