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  • Iceland, Reykjavik

    (The text is written in Norwegian Language). Innhold: 1. Kort beskrivelse av prosjektet 2. Landnåmsgårdene på Island 3. Andre opplysninger 4. Kilder 5. Litteratur 1. Kort beskrivelse av prosjektet Prosjektet omhandler øya Island i Nord-Atlanteren med Reykjavik som hovedstad. I Landnåmaboken er det nevnt innvandring til Island fra Norge. Lan...

  • Nõva surnuaed

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Nõva surnuaed" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Kultuurimälestise Riikliku Registri registrikanne vt. registrist ka kaasnevaid fotosid. Asukoht kaardil: Nõva surnuaed , Nõva küla, N&...

  • H3 (mtDNA)

    For people who have tested and are assigned the maternal haplogroup H3 or who are believed to have had that maternal haplogroup based on descendants tested.

  • Jewish Families from Bibra (Thüringen), Germany

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Bibra (Thüringen), Germany. Jews settled in Bibra in the late Middle Ages, but were expelled again and again during the 16th century. In 1678, eight Jewish families lived in Bibra and by 1833 the Jewish population was 104 (25 % of the total population). A building housing the synagogue, the school, and the teache...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Hector, 1637 & 1638

    Hector , England to Massachussets 1637 From Ship Passenger Lists by Carl Boyer referencing a previous work by Isabel MacBeath Calder entitled Passengers on the Hector, 1637-38, The New Haven Colony pp. 29-31. The following is the passenger list for the vessel Hector, which brought the passengers accompanying John Davenport and Theophilus Eaton to Connecticut in 1637. There is another ship c...

  • Hanseatic League and Bourgeoisie in Bergen.

    Project: "Hanseatic League and Bourgeoisie in Bergen" "Hansaforbundet og borgerskap i Bergen". This project has as its aim to create on * Geni.com an accurate representation of the genealogical information present in the Hanseatic League and Bourgeoisie in Bergen literature that present a reasonably coherent picture. Hanseatic League started about 1070 "Kontor in Bergen" and ceaced ab...

  • Documentary filmmakers

    Documentary filmmakers From Wikipedia A documentary film is a nonfictional motion picture intended to document some aspect of reality, primarily for the purposes of instruction or maintaining a historical record. Such films were originally shot on film stock—the only medium available—but now include video and digital productions that can be either direct-to-video, made into a ...

  • Mormon Pioneers 1851

    1851 This project is a sub project of the Mormon Pioneers (1847-1868) Master Project This page covers the Mormon Pioneers of 1851 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...

  • Accountants and Bookkeepers

    Add professional accountants and bookkepers to this project. You can visit HistoryLink to find out which projects include your ancestors. History The history of accounting is thousands of years old and can be traced to ancient civilizations. The early development of accounting dates back to ancient Mesopotamia, and is closely related to developments in writing, counting and money; there is ...

  • L0 (mtDNA)

    For people who have tested and are assigned the maternal haplogroup L0a, L0b, L0d, L0f, L0k . (Four of them were originally classified L1 as L1a, L1d, L1f, and L1k) 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, & yourself. The profil...

  • Dubrovnik / Ragusa

    Dubrovnik / Ragusa Bishop Emeritus of Dubrovnik (Ragusa) Archbishop Antonio Bauer † Episcopal Lineage / Apostolic Succession: Bishop Josip Marija Carevic † (1929) Archbishop Antonio Bauer † (1911) Rafael Cardinal Merry del Val y Zulueta † (1900) Mariano Cardinal Rampolla del Tindaro † (1882) Edward Henry Cardinal Howard Ȃ...

  • Iceland Master Project

    This is a master project for Iceland and its history. Iceland[7][8] i/ˈaɪslənd/ (Icelandic: Ísland, IPA: [ˈislant]; see Names for Iceland), described as the Republic of Iceland by many foreign authorities,[6][4][5] is a Nordic European island country in the North Atlantic Ocean, on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge.[9] Iceland also refers to the main island of the co...

  • Politycy Drugiej Rzeczpospolitej / Politicians of the Second Polish Republic 1918-1939

    Prezydenci II Rzeczpospolitej / Presidents of the Second Polish Republic 1. Gabriel Narutowicz 14 grudnia 1922–16 grudnia 1922 - Maciej Rataj 16 grudnia 1922–20 grudnia 1922 (zastępował Prezydenta RP po opróżnieniu urzędu jako marszałek Sejmu) 2. Stanisław Wojciechowski 20 grudnia 1922–14 maja 1926 - Maciej Ra...

  • Working with Relationships

    Some of the most common questions on Geni are about the relationship calculator. This project is designed to give an overview of the relationship calculator tool and answer some of the common questions about using it. This page is intended to be a quick reference. If you don't find your answer here, look at the Geni Help pages or start a project discussion. Simple Overview Geni's relation...

  • University of Minnesota Twin Cities

    The University of Minnesota Twin Cities (Minnesota, U of M, or The U) is a public research university located in Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota. The Minneapolis and St. Paul campuses are approximately 5 miles (8.0 km) apart, and the Saint Paul campus is actually in neighboring Falcon Heights.[5] It is the oldest and largest campus within the University of Minnesota system and has the six...

  • Saint Louis University

    Louis University is a private research university with campuses in St. Louis, Missouri, United States and Madrid, Spain. Founded in 1818 by the Most Reverend Louis Guillaume Valentin Dubourg, SLU is the oldest university west of the Mississippi River and the second-oldest Jesuit university in the nation. It is one of 28 member institutions of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities....

  • Henderson State University

    State University, founded in 1890 as Arkadelphia Methodist College, is a four-year public liberal arts university located in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, United States. It is Arkansas's only member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges. Henderson's curricula based on the belief that a liberal arts education is essential for all undergraduates; Henderson utilizes a program based on a core of ...

  • Notáveis Intelectuais e Escritores Brasileiros / Brazilian Notables Intellectuals and Writers

    Este projeto visa organizar dados genealógicos sobre os notáveis e proeminentes escritores brasileiros de ficção, poesia e não-ficção, contistas, romancistas, dramaturgos e jornalistas. Abílio César Borges, 1º barão de Macaúbas (1824 - 1891) Adelmar Tavares (1888 - 1963) Afonso Arinos (1868 - 1916) Afo...

  • Arkansas Tech University

    Tech University (ATU) is a comprehensive regional institution located in Russellville, Arkansas, United States. The university offers programs at both baccalaureate and graduate levels in a range of fields. Arkansas Tech will welcome its first doctoral cohorts in the Summer of 2015. The Arkansas Tech University–Ozark Campus, a two-year satellite campus in the town of Ozark, primarily foc...

  • Jewish Families from Hořice, Bohemia, Czech Republic

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

  • Harding University

    University is a private liberal arts university with international campuses scattered across the globe and its main campus located in Searcy, Arkansas, United States, about 50 miles (80 km) northeast of Little Rock. It is one of several institutions of higher learning associated with the Churches of Christ.

  • University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

    University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) is a historically black university located in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, United States. Founded in 1873, the second oldest public institution in the state of Arkansas. UAPB is a member-school of the University of Arkansas System and Thurgood Marshall College Fund. It is known popularly by its moniker the "Flagship of the Delta".

  • University of Arkansas at Fort Smith

    University of Arkansas – Fort Smith, also known as UAFS, is a public, co-educational, four-year university. Located in Fort Smith, Arkansas, United States, UAFS is one of eleven campuses that constitute the University of Arkansas System. UAFS is the fifth largest university in Arkansas, with a fall 2012 credit enrollment of approximately 7,587. UAFS offers in-state tuition rates not only...

  • Przerośl, Poland

    Przerosl in Suwalki, Poland was the temporary home during the 19th century and the first half of the 20th century until World War II to a number of Jewish families who intermarried and whose descendants live now in the U.S., Israel, the U.K., France, and Denmark. We'll try to determine when the families moved to Przerosl, where they originated from, where they emigrated to, and collect all th...

  • Minnesota Twins (MLB)

    The Minnesota Twins are a Major League Baseball (MLB) team based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. They play in the Central Division of the American League. The team is named after the Twin Cities area comprising Minneapolis and St. Paul. They played in Metropolitan Stadium from 1961 to 1981 and the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome from 1982 to 2009. They played their inaugural game at the newly completed...

  • Landnámabók 65. kafli

    A resource to catalogue and organise profiles of the people mentioned in kafli 65 of Landnámabók.=Source texts: ==Landnámabókkafli Friðleifur hét maður, gauskur að föðurkyni, en Bryngerður hét móðir hans, og var hún flæmsk. Friðleifur nam Sléttahlíð alla og...

  • Landnámabók 55. kafli - Hunda-Steinar / Auðun skökull

    A resource to catalogue and organise profiles for the family of Hunda-Steinar as mentioned in kafli 55 of Landnámabók. Source texts: Landnámabók 55. kafli Hunda-Steinar hét jarl á Englandi; hann átti Álöfu, dóttur Ragnars loðbrókar. Þeirra börn voru þau Björn, faðir...

  • Executioners & Knackers in Saxony

    A list of Executioner (Scharfrichter) families in Saxon is to be found below. The term Scharfrichter (German for executioner, literally: "keen judge") refers specifically to a tradition of executioners in the German states. Using a sword of execution, they had the responsibility of actually executing prisoners; his assistant, the "Löwe" (lion), would carry out tasks such as forcibly co...

  • Tempest Family Tree Collaboration

    Welcome! 'BULLETIN: Tempest DNA Results have been received for the UK>Utah branch as well as for the Tong and Halifax, UK branches! More sample are needed. Please contact Adam Brown to participate, at no cost! Results are entirely anonymous. You have reached the Project page for the Tempest Family Tree Collaboration, a volunteer, non-profit project to build a single shared family tree a...

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  • Heroes behind Nazi lines - Jewish Paratroopers of British Mandate Palestine - צנחני היישוב

    Jewish Paratroopers of British Mandate Palestine were a group of 250 Jewish men and women in Mandate Palestine who volunteered to join the British army and parachute into German-occupied Europe between 1943 and 1945. Their mission was to organize resistance to the Germans and aid in the rescue of Allied personnel. History Of the 250 original volunteers, 110 underwent training. Thirty-two ev...

  • Check Me!

    If In Doubt - Check It Out! This project is designed to support newer users and seasoned users alike. If you add or see a profile that may need further research as to its position in the tree, add it to this project. Others will see that flag, be more cautious before a merge, or possibly check it in the resources available to them. Profiles should be added here if their relationship connectio...

  • Nantucket- Founding families

    A collection of ancestors who developed Nantucket Island. The purpose is to view how these families have spread across the world and influenced the development of America into a successful and kind nation. I began this venture when I went to a DAR tea, and one of the women noted how my facial features reminded her of the Coffin family. I was not aware that I even had any Coffin relatives. The...

  • Государственная дума Российской империи I созыва

    Государственная дума Российской империи I созыва — первы...

  • Audru kalmistu

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

  • H1 (Mitochondrial DNA)

    The H1 mtDNA haplogroup is listed at phylotree.org as part of the R tree, with the path from R to H1 being: R> R0 > HV > H > H1 H was one of the earliest haplogroups named, so there are many intermediate nodes on the way to the root with names that don't follow the letter-number convention. The phylotree.org tree lists 106 distinct halplogroups directly under H; the groupings under H1 are n...

  • Lincoln County, West Virginia, USA

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

  • Saints

    Scope of Project This project identifies Saints from all religions who have ancestry here on Geni. Overview Saints are individuals of exceptional holiness who are important in many religions, particularly Christianity. Though the term is mostly used for Christians considered exceptionally virtuous, many religions use similar concepts to venerate individuals worthy of honor in some way, ...

  • Vändra kalmistu

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

  • Legal Cases that Changed America

    In the United States courts play an important role in defining and interpreting statutes. Following English custom, lower courts are bound to follow the precedents of higher courts, and higher courts are (theoretically) bound to follow their own precedents. Some of the most important turning points in American history and culture have come out of court decisions. This is particularly true in ...

  • United States:: Public Acts and Policies (Judicial)

    To fully understand ancestors one must understand the zeitgeist or their environment. The environment is influenced by governmental acts and policies.This project delineates judicial acts of the United States Federal Government.This project is NOT for acts decided at the STATE level. Hopefully by understanding of such policies and laws one may enhance research through access to additional sourc...

  • mtDNA Haplogroups

    This is a master project, to collect information about the specific mtDNA haplogroup projects on Geni. All modern humans descend in the female line from a particular woman, nicknamed "Mitochondrial Eve," who lived about 150,000 years ago. Each of us has inherited her mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA), along with the mutations that have accumulated in our individual family lines. Mitochondrial DNA (...

  • Rohel

    ____________________________ Rohel Name - All About ____________________________ ROHEL Name is of Dutch (Netherlands) origin - and/or - variant of the Surname ROCHELLE (English origin).… *see Rohel About bottom of project & on web link above... ____________________________ Family Trees on Geni ________________________ Czech Republic (WFT = World Family Tree, non-WFT) Mart...

  • Bethel University (Tennessee)

    University is a Christian institute of higher education in Tennessee, accredited to bestow degrees to the master's level. Bethel University’s main campus is located in McKenzie, Tennessee, with satellite campuses located in Memphis, Nashville, Chattanooga, Jackson, Paris, and Clarksville.

  • Suutari Erik Durchmanin jälkeläiset

    Kantaisä Eerik Juhonpoika Durkman syntyi torppari Johan Juhaninpoika Turdin'in kuopuksena 1818 Tohmajärven Jouhkolassa. Erik lähti hakemaan elantoa maailmalta, kävi suutarinopissa Sortavalassa ja Tohmajärven Kemiessä, kunnes asettautui Kiteen Puhoksen kylään, jossa eli kuolemaansa asti. Opintiellä Erikin sukunimi vaihtui Turdinista ...

  • Royal Newfoundland Regiment

    Family members who have served in the regiment.

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Abigail, 1628

    From The Abigail and John Endicott : On 20th June 1628 the ship Abigail set sail from Weymouth with many Dorset emigrants bound for New England. Under Henry Gauden, the master, they arrived in Salem, Massachusetts on 6th September. This particular passage was important as it carried the new government for the London Plantation. The governor was John Endicott . Passengers known to be on boar...

  • Battle of Wyoming

    The Battle of Wyoming, or Wyoming Massacre, occured in the Wyoming Valley of Pennsylvania on July 3, 1778, between American Patriots and their Loyalist and Iroquois foes. At least 300 Patriots were killed in the battle. Resources "Massaccre of Wyoming"*

  • Bethel University (Minnesota)

    University is an evangelical Christian higher education institution with approximately 6,000 students from 36 countries enrolled in undergraduate, graduate, seminary, and adult education programs. The main campus is located in Arden Hills, Minnesota, a suburb of St. Paul, and the seminary has a satellite locations in New England, Washington, DC and San Diego.

  • Valparaiso University

    University, known colloquially as Valpo, is a regionally accredited[3] private university located in Valparaiso, Indiana, United States. The university is a coed, four-year, private institution that enrolls about 4,500 students from over 50 countries.Covering 350 acres (140 ha),[4] Valpo’s campus is approximately one hour southeast of Chicago. The city of Valparaiso is part of the Chicag...

  • Jewish Families form Zbraslavice, Czech Republic

    Zbraslavice (german: Sbraslawitz, older also Preßlawirz ) is a village and municipality in Kutná Hora District in the Central Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic. in 2006 there were 1352 inhabitans, no Jews. Jewish Community In 1724 there were 11 Jewish families in Zbraslavice. Yet, no family names. Jewish Cemetery The Jewish cemetery originated in 1797. It includes 200-...

  • Jewish Families from Čáslav, Bohemia, Czech Republic

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

  • Jewish families from Zbraslav (Königsaal), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Zbraslav (Königsaal) in Bohemia, Czech Republic. Zbraslav (Czech pronunciation: [ˈzbraslaf]; German: Königsaal; Latin Aula Regia) is a municipal district and cadastral area of Prague. The southernmost district of Prague, it lies on the Vltava River in the national administrative district (sprá...

  • Jewish Families from Malešov, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Malešov, Bohemia, Czech Republic. Malešov is a market town in Kutná Hora District, Central Bohemia, with a population of 906 (2006). Alternate German name: Maleschau. Malesov is located in Bohemia, Kutna Hora at 49÷55 15÷14, 5 km SW of Kutna Hora and 13 km S of Kolin. Cemetery: 400 met...

  • Jacqueline Burns

    Father :Fred Burns b. 10,7,1919 (Leon) ? Ennis, Texas Grandfather : Earnest Burns b. 3/20/1894 Mom: Hattie Hagwood

  • "So You're on a Coin?!"

    "So You're on a Coin?!" EN: People that were/are on coins for various countries, for all times.

  • Notable Jews of Persia & the Arabian Peninsula

    Persian Jews یهودیان ایرانی‎ יהודי פרס‎ Persian Jewry Persian Jews (Hebrew: יהודי פרס‎, Persian: یهودیان ا&...

  • Daughters of the American Revolution - Descendants

    Appropriate Profiles This project is designed to link all proven DAR patriots' families and descendants. This would include spouses and any children between them. It would be beneficial to potential Daughters and researchers to include the patriot's ancestor number somewhere in the "About Me" section of the family member's profile. If you do not know the patriot's ancestor number, you can fin...

  • Knights Templar

    For naming conventions, see Medieval Kingdoms of Western Europe . At their peak, the Order of the Knights Templar (sometimes known as Temple Knights) had around 20,000 members. The legends surrounding their exploits may or may not be real (see below) but the men certainly were. This project is being created to give recognition to our ancestors, considered to be among the bravest of knights, K...

  • Bishops & Priests in Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church

    This project is created with the intention to learn more about bishops & priests in Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church THE MALANKARA ORTHODOX SYRIAN CHURCH The Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church was founded by St. Thomas, one of the twelve apostles of Jesus Christ, who came to India in A.D. 52. At least from the fourth century the Indian Church entered into a close relationship with the Persi...

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  • Huguenot Pettigrew Family of Ireland and South Carolina

    This project is to explore the Petticrew / Pettigrew families of Pennsylvania, Virginia, Ohio, Indiana, and South Carolina. Our family history is that the Pettigrew family of South Carolina are cousins to our Pennsylvania/Virginia/Ohio Petticrew family (also spelled Pettycrew in Virginia). Are these various families related? Also, are they Scotch, Scotch-Irish, Huguenot or all three? Before I...

  • Founders of Watertown, Massachusetts

    Founders of Watertown Please add Geni profiles of the original settlers of the town of Watertown, as represented on the Founders' Monument, listed below. Link the Geni profile in " bold " if you can. Watertown, Massachusetts, City. County: Middlesex. State: Massachusetts Country: United States. Coordinates: 42°22′15″N 71°11′00″W. Settled: 1630. In...

  • Grzyb

    The Project seeks to find common heritage through sharing of information and DNA testing. Any variant spellings are welcome.

  • Marcinkiewicz

    The Project seeks to find common heritage through sharing of information and DNA testing. Any variant spellings are welcome.

  • Edward GALLGHER and Bridget MACLEAN descendants

    This project is for all the descendants of Edward GALLAGHER and Bridget MCLEAN.

  • Moravian College

    College a private liberal arts college, and the associated Moravian Theological Seminary are located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States, in the Lehigh Valley region. The College traces its founding to 1742 by Moravians, descendants of followers of the Bohemian Reformation (John Amos Comenius), the 17th century Moravian bishop, though it did not receive a charter to grant baccalaureate de...

  • Edward CROSS and Margaret STUBBS descendants (son of Charles CROSS and Rose FLOOD)

    For all the descendants of Edward CROSS and Margaret STUBBS.A family reunion is planned for 2020

  • Christopher CROSS and Mary Ann LITTLE and Mary Ann PECKHAM descendants (son of Charles CROSS and Rose FLOOD)

    For all the descendants of Christopher CROSS and his two wives Mary Ann LITTLE and Mary Ann PECKHAM.Reunion of this family is planned for 2020

  • 1st Texas Cavalry (CSA), US Civil War

    1st Cavalry (McCulloch's Regiment; 1st Mounted Riflemen; 8th Cavalry Battalion), 1861-1862

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  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Confidence, 1638

    Bring your ancestors on over. Profiles must be set to public. from Southampton, England to New England 24 April 1638 Another transcription of this voyage can be seen: Passenger List  for the Confidence 1638 List of passengers from Southampton for New England 24 April 1638 by the 'Confidence' of London, two hundred tons - Master Mr. John Gibson. - "by vertue of the Lord Treasu...

  • The House family

    William House1732–1822Birth 30 NOVEMBER 1732 • EnglandDeath 1 MARCH 1822 • Frederick, Frederick, Maryland, United States This my 6Th great Grandfather who married Sarah McGuire1734–1818Birth 1734 • New YorkDeath 1818 • Frederick County, Maryland, USA

  • Maple View Mennonite Cemetery - Wellington County, Ontario, Canada

    Maple View Mennonite Cemetery ALso Known As: Alma Mennonite Cemetery 'Cemetery Address: 7184 14th Line, Alma Concession 14, Lot 21, Peel Township GPS: 'Denomination: Mennonite Maintained by: Waterloo Mennonite Conference.==Links== Canada Gen Web's Cemetery Project Find A Grave

  • Sketnevsky

    Hey,Adding you to Erachmil's profile...got any new info?Roman

  • Molenaars ‧ NL ‧ Noord-Holland

    Molenaars ‧ NL ‧ Noord-HollandZie voor Molens in Schermerhorn: * Komt U ook uit ...Schermerhorn?

  • Jews of the United States of America

    This is an umbrella project for all projects related to Jews from the United States of America. Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware Florida Georgia

  • Władcy Polski / Rulers of Poland

    Władcy Polski – lista obejmuje książąt i królów Polski. Pierwszą dynastią panującą w Polsce byli Piastowie, którzy rządzili od powstania państwa polskiego (około 900) do 1370, z krótką przerwą na panowanie Przemyślidów (1291–1306). W latach 1138 ...

  • Persian Jewish Genealogy Portal

    Persian Jewish Projects on Geni Umbrella Project Judaism is among the oldest religions practiced in Iran and the Biblical Book of Esther contains references to the experiences of the Jews in Persia. Jews have had a continued presence in Iran since the time of Cyrus the Great of the Achaemenid Empire. Cyrus invaded Babylon and freed the Jews from Babylonian captivity. Today, it is esti...

  • Sinai Akiba Academy 5th Grade (2014-15)

    This project includes all the family trees of the 5th graders at Sinai Akiba Academy for the academic year 2014-15. The goal was to get every single child in the class connected to Geni's World Family Tree . In just four months, we had all 53 kids connected to each other in the World Family Tree. See the article in the Jewish Journal . To find your relationship to another member of the class, j...

  • Cypress Hills National Cemetery

    Hills National Cemetery is the only United States National Cemetery in New York City and has more than 21,100 interments of veterans and civilians. Find a Grave

  • Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks

    In New York City, a small group of actors and entertainers, wishing to continue their social gatherings on Sundays, when New York's blue laws prevented the opening of public establishments, began to meet regularly as the "Jolly Corks," a name derived from a bar trick introduced by the group's organizer. While the meetings were held with regularity, apparently no form nor substance resulted, exc...

  • The Oxford-Cambridge Boat Race

    The Boat Race is an annual rowing race between the Oxford University Boat Club and the Cambridge University Boat Club, rowed between competing eights on the River Thames in London, England. It is also known as the University Boat Race and the Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race, from 2010–2012 for sponsorship reasons as the Xchanging Boat Race, and from 2013 as the BNY Mellon Boat Race. It us...

  • Selwyn College, Cambridge

    College is a constituent college in the University of Cambridge in England. The college was founded by the Selwyn Memorial Committee in memory of the Rt Reverend George Selwyn (1809–1878), who rowed on the Cambridge crew in the first Varsity Boat Race in 1829, and went on to become the first Bishop of New Zealand (1841–1868), and subsequently the Bishop of Lichfield (1868–1...

  • St. George's School

    St. George's School St. George's School is a highly selective, private, Episcopal, coeducational boarding school in Middletown, Rhode Island, USA, just east of the city of Newport. The school was founded in 1896 by the Rev. John Byron Diman, a member of a prominent Rhode Island family. It sits on a hill overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. It is a member of the Independent School League and one of...

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