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  • Sacramento Kings (NBA)

    The Sacramento Kings are an American professional basketball team based in Sacramento, California. The Kings compete in the National Basketball Association (NBA) as a member club of the league's Western Conference Pacific Division. The Kings are the only team in the major professional North American sports leagues located in Sacramento. The team played its home games at the Sleep Train Arena fr...

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  • Memphis Grizzlies (NBA)

    The Memphis Grizzlies are an American professional basketball team based in Memphis, Tennessee. The Grizzlies compete in the National Basketball Association (NBA) as a member team of the league's Western Conference Southwest Division. The Grizzlies play their home games at FedExForum. The team is owned by Robert Pera. The Grizzlies are the only team in the major professional North American spor...

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  • Liberty University

    University is a private, non-profit Christian university located in Lynchburg, Virginia, United States, that describes itself as a Christian academic community. Liberty's annual enrollment includes 13,800 residential students and over 100,000 online students as of May 2013.[4][5][6] When including the number of people taking its online courses, LU is the largest Evangelical Christian university...

  • Charlotte Bobcats (NBA)

    This project is for those who played for the Charlotte Bobcats of the National Basketball League.==History of the franchise==The Charlotte Hornets are an American professional basketball team based in Charlotte, North Carolina, that competes in the National Basketball Association (NBA). They are members of the Southeast Division in the league's Eastern Conference. The team is largely owned by f...

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  • Toronto Raptors (NBA)

    The Toronto Raptors are a Canadian professional basketball team based in Toronto, Ontario. The Raptors compete in the National Basketball Association (NBA), as a member of the league's Eastern Conference Atlantic Division. The team was established in 1995, along with the Vancouver Grizzlies, as part of the NBA's expansion into Canada. When the Grizzlies relocated to Memphis, Tennessee to become...

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  • Charlotte Hornets (1988-2002) (NBA)

    The purpose of this project is to collect all of the Geni profiles of those who were involved with the original Charlotte Hornets franchise of the National Basketball League.==1988–2002: Original Charlotte Hornets/George Shinn era=====1985–1988: Birth of the Hornets===In 1985, the NBA, then at 23 teams, was planning to expand by four teams by the 1988–1989 season. George Shinn, an entrepreneur ...

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  • Utah Jazz (NBA)

    The Utah Jazz is an American professional basketball team based in Salt Lake City, Utah. The Jazz compete in the National Basketball Association (NBA) as a member team of the league's Western Conference Northwest Division. Since 1991, the team has played its home games at Vivint Smart Home Arena, located in Salt Lake City. The franchise began play in 1974 as the New Orleans Jazz , based in New ...

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  • Virginia Tech University

    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, popularly known as Virginia Tech, is a public land-grant university with a main campus in Blacksburg, Virginia, educational facilities in six regions statewide, and a study-abroad site in Switzerland. The commonwealth's third-largest university and a leading research institution, Virginia Tech offers 225 undergraduate and graduate degree pr...

  • Canadian Television Actors

    For television actors of all nationalities, please see Entertainment industry people . Canadian television actors are actors from Canada who perform on television.

  • 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...

  • Great Black Migration (US)

    Around 1910 until the late-1930s, there was a massive movement of African Americans (Blacks) that relocated from the "Deep South" (Southern United States) into Northern, Midwestern and Western U.S. industrial cities. Crop failure was one of the main reasons these Blacks left their traditional homes, some of it started by the Boll Weevil that had traveled from Mexico into Texas, then travel east...

  • Kentucky Pioneers

    From The First American West: The Ohio River Valley, 1750-1820 The opening of the trans-Appalachian West launched one of the greatest land rushes in American history. Contrary to legend, however, most of the land was won not by hardy pioneers seeking a family farmstead but by wealthy individuals and powerful companies who quickly claimed possession of all the prime areas. By the beginning of ...

  • Huguenots of the Carolinas

    Scope of Project We will create documented and accurate Geni Master Profiles for the 45 families of Huguenot settlers in the Carolinas during the Colonial American period (migrations: 1690-1730) and ensure their ancestral and descendent lines are unduplicated and well represented. Overview from: The Huguenots were members of the Protestantism|Protestant Reformed Church of France|R...

  • American Revolution: Siege of Fort Motte (1781)

    The Siege of Fort Motte was a military operation during the American Revolutionary War. A force of Patriot (American Revolution)|Patriots led by General Francis Marion|Francis "Swamp Fox" Marion and Lt. Colonel Henry Lee III|"Light Horse" Harry Lee set out to capture the Kingdom of Great Britain|British post at Fort Motte, strategically located at the confluence of the Congaree River|Congaree a...

  • Royal Army Medical Corps (RAMC) - WW1

    Royal Army Medical Corps (RAMC) - WW1 See Army Medical Services Please link profiles of those who were Royal Army Medical personnel during WW1 to this project regardless of rank or nationality. People of note can be individually listed below in Alphabetical Order. Getting Involved Feel free to follow, request to collaborate To join the project use the request link under "actions" ...

  • British Army - Army Medical Services

    Royal Army Dental Corps WW2 Army Medical Services British Army Including Royal Army Medical Corps (RAMC) Royal Army Dental Corps (RADC) Royal Army Veterinary Corps (RAVC)

  • Jews in Koenigsberg

    The Society Jews in East Prussia (Juden in Ostpreussen e.V.) is preparing an exhibition about "The Jews of Königsberg at the turn of the 20th Century“. It will be displayed at the Museum for Arts and History of Kaliningrad (former Königsberg) at November 2017. The exhibition will contain many documents and photos about the Jewish Citizens of Konigsberg. They were active in the fields of economy...

  • KARUNEEKAR

    ===About Karuneegar== About 2000 years ago,during vallalar Pandiyan period Seer Karuneegar Puranam was written by poet Paarisanadhar. In sanskrit other books about Karuneegar are the following: Bramanda Puranam Adithya Puranam Saurakadha Atharva veda surya sagasandhi Kanaka smrithi.. Sub-sectors in Karuneegar Seer Karunnegar Sarattu Karuneegar Kaikatum Karuneegar ...

  • Nykarleby ~ Uusikaarlepyy

    Detta projekt är för alla personer som har en anknytning till Nykarleby i Österbotten. Gör som följande tryck på Följ projekt, sedan i den profil som har anknytning gå till verktyg och välj "Lägg till i ett Projekt". Historik: Nykarleby stad grundades 1620 av Gustav II Adolf. År 1975 utvidgades staden genom en kommunsammanslagning och idag har vår stad totalt ca 7500 invånare. Nykarleby soc...

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  • People Connected to Inverness-shire

    People Connected to Inverness-shire Historic County of Scotland Image right - Inverness-shire within Scotland in 1890 See also Inverness-shire Main Page Inverness-shire - Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards Historic Houses of Inverness-shire

  • Irish Families Researched by Geni Users

    Irish Families Researched by Geni Users This project has been created on request from the Geni users who are researching Irish families. This will replace the current Roll-Call Irish families researched discussion as this is becoming too difficult to read through . The names will be where possible listed with a place name and with a link to the profile of the person who is also researching ...

  • Jewish Families from Zhuravno, Ukraine

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

  • User Tutorial - Data Conflicts

    Data Conflicts Guidelines for Resolving Data Conflicts after merging profiles The purpose of this project is to explain how to safely and correctly resolve data conflicts which may have arisen as a result of merging profiles on Geni.. Data conflicts arise when two profiles are merged but some of the information did not match. Instead of discarding any information, Geni allows us to review...

  • New Amsterdam - Notable Citizens

    < BACK . This chapter includes... Governors of New Netherland Great Burghers (1657-1668) Notable Citizens... Governors of Nieuw-Nederland (New Netherland) 1621-1624 : Adriaen Jorissen Thienpont 1624-1625 : Cornelis May 1625-1626 : Willem Verhulst 1626-1631 : Peter Minuit 1632-1633 : Bastiaen Janssen Crol 1633-1638 : Wouter van Twiller 1638-1647 : Willem Kieft 1...

  • Geni as Illusion?

    This Project sheds light on who we are as a civilization. It illuminates the world tree on Geni.com where some profiles in it are fictional. The persons' names are added to profiles in the tree. When we also read the links Connected to this Project one will get a meaningful Learning. Contents: 1. Geni as Illusion ? 2. Fictional profiles 3. Profiles without written Sources 4. How to ...

  • Scottish Rite The Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry

    The Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry (the Northern Masonic Jurisdiction in the United States often omits the and, while the English Constitution in the United Kingdom omits the Scottish), commonly known as simply the Scottish Rite, is one of several Rites of Freemasonry. A Rite is a progressive series of degrees conferred by various Masonic organizations or bodies, each of whic...

  • "Lady McDonald" (Ship) - Colonists to New South Wales in 1860

    The Lady McDonald made several voyages to Australia. In 1860 on the 15th of December it arrived in New South Wales Passenger List: (Work in progress) Married Couples: John Call, 22 Mary Call, 20 John Call, infant John Cassidy, 25 Margaret Cassidy, 22 Patrick ???, 24 Margaret ???, 18 George Ferkin, 26 Emma? Ferkin, 28 Sarah Ashton, 7 John Forrest, 24, Ploughman, Stiri...

  • The Stangen-Margalyiot Family (Margulies, Margalit, Margolis, Margolioth and other Varients)

    Margaliot, Margolis, Margulies, Margalyiot Family Jewish Encyclopedia The Stangen-Margalyiot family are the descendants of the marriage of HaRav Menachem Mendl Stangen-Margolioth who was the rabbi of Pińczów from about 1615 to 1635 and, later, rabbi of Prezmysl to Sheindel Margolioth , the daughter of Harav Moshe Mordechai Halevi Margaliyos and grandaughter of HaRav Shmuel Margolioth of Posen .

  • University of Louisville

    The University of Louisville (UofL) is a public university in Louisville, Kentucky, a member of the Kentucky state university system. When founded in 1798, it was the first city-owned public university in the United States and one of the first universities chartered west of the Allegheny Mountains. The university is mandated by the Kentucky General Assembly to be a "Preeminent Metropolitan Re...

  • San Diego State University

    San Diego State University (SDSU, State) is a public research university in San Diego, and is the largest and oldest higher education institution in San Diego County. Founded in 1897 as San Diego Normal School, it is the third-oldest university in the 23-member California State University (CSU). SDSU has a student body of more than 35,000 and an alumni base of more than 280,000. The Carnegi...

  • Washington Senators (1961–1971) (MLB)

    The franchise was established in 1961 as the Washington Senators, an expansion team awarded to Washington, D.C., after the city's first American League ballclub, the original Washington Senators, moved to Minnesota and became the Twins. After the 1971 season, the new Senators moved to Arlington, Texas, and debuted as the Rangers the following spring. Texas Rangers (1972 - present)

  • Washington Nationals/Senators (1901–1960) (AL and MLB)

    The team was founded in Washington, D.C. in 1901 as one of the eight original teams of the American League, named the Washington Senators or Washington Nationals. Although the Washington team endured long bouts of mediocrity (immortalized in the 1955 Broadway musical Damn Yankees), they had a period of prolonged success in the 1920s and 1930s, led by Baseball Hall of Fame members Bucky Harris, ...

  • Claimed As An Illegitimate Child of Henry VIII

    Henry VIII of England had one acknowledged bastard and several suspected bastards by his mistresses. Acknowledged Children The Geni profile for this son is linked to Henry VIII. His mother is linked as a mistress. Henry Fitzroy, Duke of Richmond and Somerset (15 June 1519 – 23 July 1536), son of Henry VIII's mistress Bessie Blount. Acknowledged by Henry VIII, who created him duke of R...

  • Norwegian American

    Emigration from Norway to the United States of America. This project is about emigrants from Norway to USA. Index Links Norwegian-American Settlements in The US From which county in Norway was the emigrants born? Østfold Akershus Oslo Hedmark Oppland Buskerud Vestfold Telemark Aust Agder Vest Agder Rogaland Hordaland Sogn og Fjordane Møre og Romsdal S...

  • Jewish families from Německý Brod/Havlíčkův Brod (Deutsch Brod), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the towns of Německý Brod/Havlíčkův Brod (Deutsch Brod) in Bohemia, Czech Republic. There is also a Jewish cemetery from 1890 with graves of many Galician refugees from WWI. After the expulsion of the Sudeten Germans, the town was renamed Havlíčkův Brod after Karel Havlíček Borovský. In 1930 census, 146 people registered as having Je...

  • Jewish Families from Říčany (Ritschan), Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Říčany (Ritschan) , Bohemia, Czech Republic.

  • College of Charleston

    The College of Charleston (informally known as CofC or The College) is a public, sea-grant and space-grant university located in historic downtown Charleston, South Carolina, United States. The college was founded in 1770 and chartered in 1785, making it the oldest college or university in South Carolina, the 13th oldest institution of higher learning[2] in the United States and the oldest mu...

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

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

  • British Army - The Royal Tank Regiment

    The Royal Tank Regiment British Army Including Armoured Car Section

  • Eesti Vabadusristi kavalerid

    Vabadusrist (algne ametlik nimetus Vabaduse Rist; lühend VR) on Eesti Vabariigi autasu, mis asutati Ajutise Valitsuse otsusega Eesti Vabariigi väljakuulutamise aastapäeval 24. veebruaril 1919 iseseisvuse ja vabaduse võitluse teenuste autasuks. Vabadusristil on kolm liiki: sõjateenete eest (I liik) isikliku vapruse eest (II liik) tsiviilteenete eest (III liik). Iga liik jaguneb omakorda kolmeks ...

  • "All That Glitters..." MINING the world

    This is intended to be the Over-Arching Site Index of Geni projects about Mining across the world and across human history. America The California Gold Rush South Africa 'Diamonds & Dust; Gold & Ganja' - Mining South Africa Pilgrim's Rest History and Families of Kaapsehoop Oppenheimers in SA South Africa - Randlords British Isles the Bevin Boys

  • The Real Housewives

    The Real Housewives The Real Housewives is an American media franchise consisting of several reality television series broadcast on Bravo; they document the lives of several affluent housewives residing in varying regions throughout the United States and internationally. The first version The Real Housewives of Orange County premiered in 2006; its success resulted in spin-off series located i...

  • Pepperdine University

    Pepperdine University is an American private, not-for-profit, coeducational research university affiliated with the Churches of Christ. The university's 830-acre (340 ha) campus overlooking the Pacific Ocean in unincorporated Los Angeles County, California, United States, near Malibu is the location for Seaver College, the School of Law, the Graduate School of Education and Psychology, the Gr...

  • Early Settlers of Enkeldoorn - B

    Early Settlers of Enkeldoorn - B This is a sub-project of Early Settlers of Enkeldoorn - Main Page Extracted from Publication - THE WHITES OF ENKELDOORN 1880 to 1980 A history of the families of european descent who settled in the area of Enkeldoorn (renamed Chivu) Rhodesia. now Zimbabwe. Author -- Sarel Van der Walt Completed in approximately the year 2001 POPULATION ENKELDOORN -...

  • Embetsmenn i Helgeland etter eneveldet 1660

    Listene er ikke fullstendige. Derfor har dette prosjektet som formål å kartlegge og sette opp en fullstendig liste over embetsmenn i Helgeland etter eneveldet 1660. Flott hvis flere kan bidra til dette. SORENSKRIVERE Sorenskriveren er leder av en tingrett. Tidligere ble tittelen brukt om embetsdommeren i landdistrikter (sorenskriverier). Sorenskriverinstitusjonen ble opprettet ved Kongebrev...

  • Jägala concentration camp

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

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  • Dalhousie University

    Dalhousie University (commonly known as Dal) is a public research university in Nova Scotia, Canada, with three campuses in Halifax, and a fourth in Bible Hill. Dalhousie offers more than 4,000 courses and 180 degree programs in twelve undergraduate, graduate, and professional faculties. The university is a member of the U15, a group of research-intensive universities in Canada.Dalhousie was es...

  • Elsas/Elsass/Elszasz/Elsasz Families

    This project is a gathering place for all the families ELSAS with all its various spellings ELSAS - ELSASS - ELSZASZ - ELSASZ - ELSSASS - so that we can collaborate and potentially find their connections Known ELSAS locations Hungary - Budapest Australia - Sydney France - Paris

  • Kasulikke allikaid ja muid materjale

    Siia projekti on kogutud perekonnaloo uurijatele kasulikele viited andmebaasidele, kodulehtedele, teistele allikatele ja muudele materjalidele. Osad teemad on kaetud eraldi projektides, vaata neid paremalt servast seotud projektide rubriigist. Uue viite lisamisel lisa esmalt saidi ametlik nimetus ja selle järele vajadusel ka lühike kirjeldus, millega on tegemist. (Ametliku nimetuse kaudu saab...

  • Gårdshistorikk: Bunes med Ure, Vestvågøy, Nordland, Norge

    Kilde Kilde Buksnes Bygdebok av Ola Berg , Bind II, 2. Opplag ( ) _____________________________________________________ Buksnes GÅRDSNR. 9 Ballstad og GÅRDSNR.10 Ballstadøy GÅRDSNR. 20 Bolle GÅRDSNR. 16 Buksnes GÅRDSNR. 31 Bø GÅRDSNR. 37 Farstad

  • Purdue University

    University=Purdue University, located in West Lafayette, Indiana, is the flagship university of the six-campus Purdue University system. Purdue was founded on May 6, 1869, as a land-grant university when the Indiana General Assembly, taking advantage of the Morrill Act, accepted a donation of land and money from Lafayette businessman John Purdue to establish a college of science, technology, an...

  • CWGC: Grevillers British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France

    The village of Grevillers was occupied by Commonwealth troops on 14 March 1917 and in April and May, the 3rd, 29th and 3rd Australian Casualty Clearing Stations were posted nearby. They began the cemetery and continued to use it until March 1918, when Grevillers was lost to the German during their great advance. On the following 24 August, the New Zealand Division recaptured Grevillers and in S...

  • Alia, Palermo, Sicily, Italy

    Progenitors See the parent Sicily Project for an explanation and criteria of the progenitors list Calderone Calderone, Carlo - descendent Caterina Calderone lived in Alia Cardella Cardella, Giuseppe - lived in Alia Gariti Gariti, Rosario - child Antonio Gariti died in Alia Morreale Morreale, Francesco - assuming Rosaria Morreale lived there because she had childr...

  • Ventimiglia di Sicilia, Palermo, Sicily, Italy

    Progenitors See the parent Sicily Project for an explanation and criteria of the progenitors list Abbruscato Abbruscato, Michelangelo - son Domenico Abbruscato was born in Ventimiglia di Sicilia Affrunti Affrunti, Giuseppe - descendant Giuseppe Affrunti was born in Ventimiglia di Sicilia Affrunti, Marianna - assuming she lived there based on her son Filippo Settipani 's place ...

  • American Revolution: Siege of Philadelphia (1776)

    Wikipedia: By the 1740s, Philadelphia ranked as the richest British port in the New World. By 1771, Philadelphia ranked as the largest British port and dockyard in North America. Locals then rose in protest against British economic policies and imports. In response to complaints by the Secretary of State for the Colonies, Philadelphia Governor John Penn asked General Thomas Gage to send som...

  • Weavers

    Please add Geni profiles with the occupation of "weaver" to this project. Weaving is a method of fabric production in which two distinct sets of yarns or threads are interlaced at right angles to form a fabric or cloth. The other methods are knitting, lace making, felting, and braiding or plaiting. The longitudinal threads are called the warp and the lateral threads are the weft or filling....

  • Family Hamel

    searching about the Family Hamel

  • Lost and found in Australia

    Lost and found in Australia This project is designed to re-unite families to lost individuals on the tree. How many of us had that "Uncle" or "Best Mate of Dads" that did not seem to have any family? How many times in your research do you find someone, who, is a mystery, you want to add him to the tree, but, have no idea where he/she belongs. This is a way to honour that person, and, a plac...

  • Cornish settlement in New South Wales

    Cornish settlement in New South Wales Cornish people first arrived in Australia with Captain Cook, most notably Zachary Hickes, and there were some Cornish convicts on the First Fleet, James Ruse, Mary Bryant, along with several of the early governors. South Australia, with its emphasis on being free of convicts and religious discrimination, was championed by many Cornish religious dissenting...

  • Before the Revolution: Boston Massacre (1770)

    This project is a work in progress Summary Related Websites

  • Trinity Lutheran Cemetery (Floradale) - Woolwich Township, Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada

    Trinity Lutheran Cemetery Cemetery Address: 38 Ruggle's Road, Floradale GCT Part Lot 117, Woolwich Township GPS: 43.636483,-80.583907 Denomination: Lutheran==Links== Canada Gen Web's Cemetery Project Find A Grave

  • Italian Jewish History 200 BCE -

    History of Jews in Italy Italy contains some of the oldest Jewish Communities in Europe. Italian Jewish Genealogy Renaissance - The Jews and the Medici The Medici Archive Project - Jews and the Medici family . Grand Duke Cosimo I de’ Medici and Jewish Lady Padua, Jewish Medical Community in Italy

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  • Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame

    The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame was established in 1976 at the Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto, Ontario to honor those who have made a significant contribution to the sport of harness and thoroughbred horse racing in Canada.The Hall of Fame annually inducts Thoroughbred and Standardbred horses, sulky drivers, jockeys, trainers and the horse racing industry's builders.

  • American Revolution: Battle of Great Cane Break (1775)

    December 22, 1775 at Cane Break, South Carolina Present Day Site Simpsonville, South Carolina, in Greenville County. DAR marker series inscription reads: Here along the south side of the creek to Reedy River was fought, Dec. 22, 1775, the Battle of Great Cane Break, between a force of South Carolinians under Colonel William Thompson and a band of Tories under Patrick Cuningham. The To...

  • British Army - Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment

    Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment British Army - senior English line infantry regiment Active 9 September 1992 – present Cover page Links to sub-projects are/will be listed below in the body of the project. Please link profiles of those who served in Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment (POST 1992), as well as those in the following list***, ( take note of the dates ), to this project r...

  • British Army - King's Own Royal Regiment (Lancaster)

    Above, left Cigarette Card - Courtesy of cigcardpics - flickr - 44841559@N03 (LINKED to full size); Badges above from left 4th Foot - Kings Own Royal Regiment (Glengarry Badge) - Courtesy of British Armed Forces ; King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment WW1 - Courtesy of British Military Badges .

  • British Army - The Border Regiment

    Badges above from left 1. 34th Foot - Cumberland Regiment; 2. 55th Foot - Westmorland Regiment; (1&2 Courtesy of British Armed Forces ; 3. Border Regiment collar badge; 4. The Border Regiment WW1 (3&4 Courtesy of British Military Badges .

  • Green Mountain Boys

    The Green Mountain Boys were a militia organization first established in the late 1760s in the territory between the British provinces of New York and New Hampshire, known as the New Hampshire Grants (which later became the state of Vermont). Headed by Ethan Allen and members of his extended family, they were instrumental in resisting New York's attempts to control the territory, over which it ...

  • American Revolution: Capture of Fort Ticonderoga May 10, 1775

    The Capture of Fort Ticonderoga occurred during the American Revolutionary War on May 10, 1775, when a small force of Green Mountain Boys led by Ethan Allen and Colonel Benedict Arnold overcame a small British garrison at the fort and looted the personal belongings of the garrison. Cannons and other armaments from the fort were transported to Boston and used to fortify Dorchester Heights and br...

  • American Revolution: Battle of Quebec (1775)

    The Battle of Quebec (French: Bataille de Québec) was fought on December 31, 1775, between American Continental Army forces and the British defenders of Quebec City early in the American Revolutionary War. The battle was the first major defeat of the war for the Americans, and it came with heavy losses. General Richard Montgomery was killed, Benedict Arnold was wounded, and Daniel Morgan and mo...

  • 18th Century American Women

    Bring your well developed profiles of American women of the 1700s to this project. notables Frances Slocum (Mo-con-no-quah, "Young Bear" or "Little Bear") was an adopted member of the Miami tribe. From List of American women's firsts 1700s - Henrietta Johnston becomes the first female artist working in the colonies. 1750 - Jane Colden was the first woman in America to win distin...

  • Native Americans in the American Revolution

    The Native Americans in the American Revolution project is a subproject of The Native Americans portal and the American Revolutionary War portal . Summary "That even was for us the greatest blow that could have been dealt us, unless it had been our total destruction." --Chiefs of the Iroquois, Shawnee, Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw and Loup Nations to Francisco Cruzat, governor of Saint Loui...

  • Blacks in the American Revolution

    Crispus Attucks was a black man in the American Revolutionary War, was the first person shot to death by British redcoats during the Boston Massacre, in Boston, Massachusetts, March 5, 1770. He has been named as the first martyr of the American Revolutionary War. Little is known for certain about Crispus Attucks beyond that he, along with Samuel Gray and James Caldwell, died "on the spot" dur...

  • People on French Stamps

    En 1852, la première personne réelle à être représentée est, de son vivant, le président de la République Louis-Napoléon Bonaparte. Le premier défunt honoré est Louis Pasteur sur une série d'usage courant en 1923, inaugurant les premiers timbres sur des personnages célèbres. Dernière mise-à-jour le 05 mars 2017 Année en cours 2017 (ref. et remerciements à Bernard Le Lann ) A Claude ...

  • Cimetière du Père-Lachaise ‧ Paris ‧ France

    —WORK-in-PROGRESS—collegae BIENVENUE!—2013-jul-04-do-05:32—jMVu— Le cimetière du Père-Lachaise doit son nom à François d'Aix de La Chaize , plus connu comme le père Lachaise qui, en ce lieu, possédait une maison de campagne en dehors des murs de Paris (du 17ème siècle). Cimetière du Père-Lachaise NL: Aanvullen-meewerken-corrigeren? Welkom! Graag met profiel-&-document-link of via disc...

  • Pohjois-Inkerin tasavalta, Ingria - Toksova, Haapakangas, Jukki, Korpiselkä, Lempaala, Oinaala, Enkkola, Kopittala

    Отзовитесь потомки - Hekkurainen, Salakka, Soltikov (Cолтыков),Tirranen, Hiisku, Raninen

  • Artists of Fine Art

    Fine Art: Definition & Meaning The term "fine art" refers to an art form practised mainly for its aesthetic value and its beauty ("art for art's sake") rather than its functional value. Fine art is rooted in drawing and design-based works such as painting, printmaking, and sculpture. It is often contrasted with "applied art" and "crafts" which are both traditionally seen as utilitarian activi...

  • Bowdoin College

    Bowdoin College Bowdoin College /ˈboʊdɨn/ is a private liberal arts college located in the coastal Maine town of Brunswick. Founded in 1794, the college enrolls 1,839 students and has been coeducational since 1971. Bowdoin offers 33 majors and 4 additional minors, and has a student-faculty ratio of 9:1. Famous alumni include Nathaniel Hawthorne, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Franklin Pierce, ...

  • Jewish Families from Kosova Hora (Amschelberg), Central Bohemia, Czech Republic

    Jewish community of Kosova Hora was one of oldest in Bohemia. Jewish cemetery was established about 1580. Earliest known Kosova-hora Jewish community was 1674. In 1930 Jewish population was 32 persons. Jews moved to big towns in second half of the 19th century. Friedrich Adler (1857-1938) poet, playright, and translator lived here. Gesichte der Juden in Amschelberg und Seltschan in Hugo Gol...

  • WIZO Organization

    This project has been created to keep track of all of the Geni profiles that have been involved with the WIZO Organization . WIZO stands for Women's International Zionist Organization.

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  • Visionaries, Leaders and Supporters of the World Zionist Organization, WZO (XIX - mid-XX centuries)

    A homage to Theodor Herzl and his family, as well as co-visionaries, plus those who were inspired by his dream after the Dreyfus Affair to create a homeland for Jewish refugees in the Land of Israel that would be a vibrant, democratic, modern, enlightened, Hebrew speaking, spiritual and moral society, a “light unto the nations" . ‎אִם תִּרְצוּ, אֵין זוֹ אַגָדַה Theodor Herzl, 19...

  • Neurological Disorders/Diseases

    Neurological Disorders Please do NOT add profiles to this project. Add them to the specific disease or cause of death. Neurological disorders are diseases of the brain, spine and the nerves that connect them. There are more than 600 diseases of the nervous system, such as brain tumors, epilepsy, Parkinson's disease and stroke as well as less familiar ones such as frontotemporal dementia...

  • Dalraida / Dal Riata DNA

    Y DNA shows my family is descended from Dalraida. Please join this project if you are too!From Wikipedia: Dál Riata (also Dalriada or Dalriata) was a Gaelic overkingdom that included parts of western Scotland and northeastern Ireland, on each side of the North Channel. In the late 6th–early 7th centuries, it encompassed roughly what is now Argyll in Scotland and County Antrim in the Irish provi...

  • Texas Rangers (MLB)

    The Texas Rangers are an American professional baseball team located in the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex and based in Arlington, Texas. The Rangers franchise is currently a member of the West division of the American League (AL) in Major League Baseball (MLB). Since 1994, the Rangers have played in Globe Life Park in Arlington in Arlington, Texas. The team's name is borrowed from the famous law ...

  • Kansas City Royals (MLB)

    The Kansas City Royals are an American professional baseball team, founded in 1969 and based in Kansas City, Missouri. The Royals compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a member team of the American League (AL) Central division. Since April 10, 1973, the Royals have played at Kauffman Stadium, formerly known as Royals Stadium. The Royals have participated in four World Series, winning in 198...

  • Oakland Athletics (MLB)

    The Oakland Athletics (often abbreviated to Oakland A′s) are an American professional baseball team based in Oakland, California. The Athletics are a member club of the West division of the American League (AL) in Major League Baseball (MLB). The club plays its home games at O.co Coliseum. The club has won nine World Series championships, the third most of all current Major League Baseball team...

  • San Diego Padres (MLB)

    The San Diego Padres are an American professional baseball franchise based in San Diego, California. The Padres are a member of the West division of the National League (NL) in Major League Baseball (MLB). Founded in 1969, the Padres have won the NL pennant twice: in 1984 and 1998, losing in the World Series both times. As of 2015, they have had 14 winning seasons in franchise history. The Padr...

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  • Los Angeles Dodgers (MLB)

    The Los Angeles Dodgers are a professional baseball team in Los Angeles, California, who are members of the National League West division of Major League Baseball (MLB). Established in 1883 in Brooklyn, New York, the team moved to Los Angeles before the 1958 season. They played for four seasons at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum before moving to their current home of Dodger Stadium. The Dod...

  • St. Louis Cardinals (MLB)

    The St. Louis Cardinals are a professional baseball team based in St. Louis, Missouri, that competes in the National League (NL) of Major League Baseball (MLB). The new Busch Stadium has been their home stadium since 2006. With origins as one of the early professional baseball clubs in St. Louis, entrepreneur Chris von der Ahe purchased a barnstorming club in 1881 then known as the Brown Stocki...

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  • Atlanta Braves (MLB)

    The Atlanta Braves are an American professional baseball franchise based in Atlanta, Georgia. The team is a member of the East division of the National League (NL) in Major League Baseball (MLB). The Braves have played home games at Turner Field since 1997, and play spring training games in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. In 2017, the team is to move to SunTrust Park, a new stadium complex in the Cu...

  • Cincinnati Reds (MLB)

    The Cincinnati Reds is an American professional baseball team in Cincinnati, Ohio, which plays in Major League Baseball 's National League Central Division. The Cincinnati Reds were a charter member of the American Association in 1882 and joined the National League in 1890. The Reds played in the National League West from 1969 to 1993 before joining the Central Division when it was formed in ...

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  • Cleveland Indians (MLB)

    The Cleveland Indians are an American professional baseball team based in Cleveland, Ohio, that competes in Major League Baseball. They are organized in the Central Division of the American League. Since 1994, they have played in Progressive Field (formerly known as Jacobs Field). The team's spring training facility is at Goodyear Ballpark in Goodyear, Arizona. Since their establishment as a Ma...

  • Boston Red Sox (MLB)

    The Boston Red Sox are an American professional baseball team based in Boston, Massachusetts, that competes in Major League Baseball (MLB) . They are members of the East division of the American League (AL). The Red Sox have won eight World Series championships, having appeared in 12. Founded in 1901 as one of the American League's eight charter franchises, the Red Sox' home ballpark has been F...

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  • Tampa Bay Devil Rays (MLB)

    The Tampa Bay Rays are an American professional baseball team based in St. Petersburg, Florida. The Rays compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a member of the American League (AL) East division. Since its inception, the team's home venue has been Tropicana Field. Following nearly three decades of unsuccessfully trying to gain an expansion franchise or enticing existing teams to relocate t...

  • Houston Astros (MLB)

    The Houston Astros are an American professional baseball team located in Houston, Texas. The Astros are members of the American League (AL) West division in Major League Baseball (MLB), having moved to the division in 2013 after spending their first 51 seasons in the National League (NL). The Astros have played their home games at Minute Maid Park since 2000. The Astros were established as th...

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  • New York Yankees (MLB)

    The New York Yankees are an American professional baseball team based in the Bronx, New York City, New York, that competes in Major League Baseball (MLB). The Yankees are a member of MLB's American League (AL) East division. The Yankees are one of two Major League clubs based in New York, the other being the New York Mets. The club began play in the AL in the 1901 season as the Baltimore Orio...

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  • Jacksonville Jaguars (NFL)

    The Jacksonville Jaguars are an American professional football franchise based in Jacksonville, Florida. The Jaguars compete in the National Football League (NFL) as a member club of the American Football Conference (AFC) South division. The team plays its home games at EverBank Field.The Jaguars and the Carolina Panthers joined the NFL as expansion teams for the 1995 season. Since their incept...

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