Genealogy Projects on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Telugu Brahmin Tree

    The project is to draw / compile our TELUGU BRAHMIN family tree within the WORLD FAMILY TREE. Some work in this regard is done based on active collaboration of more than 100 collaborators. This tree has now over 80,000 profiles connected. I request you to please collaborate / join this project so that we can develop our BRAHMIN tree further. There are many eminent personalities and to name a ...

  • US Senate Elections, 2016

    Please add to this project the Geni profiles of those running for Senator. Use "discussions" to identify profiles that need a curator to make into a public Master Profile. Up for election: 34 of the 100 seats in the U.S. Senate. From Wikipedia Elections for the United States Senate will be held on November 8, 2016, with 34 of the 100 seats in the United States Senate being contested in ...

  • J-L816 (Y-DNA)

    J-L816 is also J1a2b3a1 It is Jewish DNA and is a branch off the J-L136 (J1a1b) tree.

  • Svenska apotekare

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

  • Sućuraj, otok Hvar - Hrvatsko Rodoslovlje - Dalmacija

    Sućuraj, Hvar Sućuraj has been devastated and rebuilt several times during its history. The first known inhabitants were Illyrians, and during 7th and 8th century Croatians settled in and have been living here ever since. Many different invaders stamped their authority on Sucuraj, throughout ancient history as well as more recent times: Illyrians, Romans, Croatians, Hungarians, ...

  • otok Hvar

    Ovaj projekat je dio projekta Hrvatsko Rodoslovlje - Dalmacija / Croatian Genealogy – Dalmatia Hvar is part of Split-Dalmatia County in Dalmatia, Croatia. The island has four municipalities (općina), namely Hvar (city) (pop 4138), Stari Grad (pop 2,817), Jelsa (pop 3,656) and Sućuraj (pop 492). Population figures as of 2001.[2] Hvar (city) is the largest town on the i...

  • Bogomolje, otok Hvar - Hrvatsko Rodoslovlje - Dalmacija

    Bogomolje, Hvar Bogomolje je malo brdsko mjesto na otoku Hvaru, u sastavu općine Sućuraj. Nalazi se na 43° 7' 53" sjeverne zemljopisne širine i 16° 59' 47" istočne zemljopisne dužine, 6 km istočno od Gdinja, a 9 km od Selaca Bogomoljskih i 15 km zapadno od Sućurja, a Lovište na Pelješcu, s kojim ima povijesne veze, j...

  • Zastražišće, otok Hvar - Hrvatsko Rodoslovlje - Dalmacija

    Zastražišće, Hvar The village of Zastražišće from the beginning of its existence had a very important guarding function to which attests the Illyrian fort on the top of the hill Vela Glava as well as two towers made by the noble family of Anđelinović, which served as defense from Turkish pirates (one tower was devastated and the other re...

  • Chicago Cardinals (NFL)

    The Chicago Cardinals were one of the founding teams of the National Football League.See History of the Chicago Cardinals for more information.

  • Detroit Lions (NFL)

    The Detroit Lions are a professional American football team based in Detroit, Michigan. They are members of the North Division of the National Football Conference (NFC) in the National Football League (NFL), and play their home games at Ford Field in Downtown Detroit.Originally based in Portsmouth, Ohio and called the Portsmouth Spartans, the team formally joined the NFL on July 12, 1930 and be...

  • Chicago Bears (NFL)

    The Chicago Bears are a professional American football team in Chicago, Illinois. They are members of the North Division of the National Football Conference (NFC) in the National Football League (NFL). The Bears have won nine NFL Championships and one Super Bowl and hold the NFL record for the most enshrinees in the Pro Football Hall of Fame and the most retired jersey numbers. The Bears have a...

  • Northwestern University

    University=Northwestern University (NU) is a private research university with campuses in Evanston and Chicago in Illinois, United States, as well as Doha, Qatar. Home to twelve schools and colleges, Northwestern offers 124 undergraduate degrees and 145 graduate and professional degrees.Northwestern was founded in 1851 by John Evans, for whom the City of Evanston is named, and eight other lawye...

  • People who died from Lung Cancer

    Lung cancer , also known as carcinoma of the lung or pulmonary carcinoma, is a malignant lung tumor characterized by uncontrolled cell growth in tissues of the lung. If left untreated, this growth can spread beyond the lung by process of metastasis into nearby tissue or other parts of the body. Most cancers that start in the lung, known as primary lung cancers, are carcinomas that derive from e...

  • Poljica, otok Hvar - Hrvatsko Rodoslovlje - Dalmacija

    Poljica, Hvar Population: 68 (2001) Popis stanovnika iz 1673. godine (Census of 1673) U naselju POLJICA nalaze se ove obitelji: BERKOVIĆ Petar 13 BUBNJE (Bubgne) Juraj 7 JURKOVIĆ (Giurcouich) Tomo 3 KORDIĆ Ivan 8, Luka 4 KRSTINIĆ (Carstinich) Ivan 5 TEVELJIĆ (Teueglich) Luka 7, Stjepan 7 VEJIĆ (Vegich) Grgo 6, Juraj 8 VRANI...

  • Gdinj, otok Hvar - Hrvatsko Rodoslovlje - Dalmacija

    Gdinj, Hvar Gdinj is a small town situated on the northern coast of the island Hvar, east of the village called Zastražišće, on hills covered with Mediterranean vegetation. There are plenty of interesting clusters of stone houses, old balconies and courtyards, while aromatic plants are radiating their scents from the nature which surrounds you. The Renaissance and Baroque...

  • Jewish families of Mława, Poland - הקהילה היהודית במלאבה, פולין

    Dedicated to the memory of 400 years of a Jewish community that was brutally annihilated by the Nazis, in WWII. A sub-Project of Jewish Communities of Mozavia District, Poland This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Mława, Poland. Photo: Mlawa ghetto in World War II. Jewish men in forced labor. ...

  • Jewish Families from Weimar (Thüringen), Germany

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

  • Descendants of Richard "Mayflower" Warren

    Scope of Project To build a single, validated and documented shared family tree for the Warren family, from earlier origins to near modern times. Warren co-signed the Mayflower Compact and was one of nineteen (among 41) signers who survived the Plymouth Colony|first winter. Overview from: Richard Warren (c. 1580–1628) was a passenger on the Mayflower (old "May Floure" ) in 16...

  • Jewish Families from Liteň (Litten), Beroun District, Bohemia, Czech Republic

    Introduction and Jewish Life Liteň is a small town in Central Bohemia (Středočeský kraj), located about 27 km. southwest of Prague, and about 8 km. southeast of the district town of Beroun. Geographical coordinates are: Latitude: 49.9, Longitude: 14.15 49° 54′ 0″ North, 14° 9′ 0″ East. Documents for earliest Jewish settlers &...

  • Familie/Family Botha

    This project is designed to collect Research Information, Discussions, Queries etc on the Botha family of South Africa. Please also come and join us on our Botha Facebook Page . Please follow the guidelines when creating or merging profiles refer to project: Core profiles Friedrich Botha (Both) SV/PROG 1 Samuel Friedrich Botha (Bode) SV/PROG 2 Please note that the descendants of S...

  • Sellers & Sailors: The East India Companies

    Thank you to Geni for making us their Featured Project for July 11, 2011! From the 17th through 19th Centuries, thousands of European men set sail on behalf of joint-stock companies to reap the riches of the Indian subcontinent. Trading mainly in cotton, silk, indigo dye, saltpeter, tea, and opium, these companies became the original capitalist mega-corporations as each -- and its royal bac...

  • Jewish Families from Walldorf/Werra (Thüringen), Germany

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Walldorf/Werra (Thüringen), Germany also known as Walldorf Werra, Walldorf an der Werra. JewishGen-Walldorf/Werra (Thüringen)

  • Jewish Families from Arnstadt, Germany

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Arnstadt, Germany. JewishGen-Arnstadt

  • The Royal Navy

    The Royal Navy (RN) Founded in 1660 "In times of conflict or peace, the Royal Navy is key to the prosperity of Britain and the stability of the high seas. Explore our role on the global stage." Image Right - Mary Rose The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's principal naval warfare force. Tracing its origins to the 16th century, it is the oldest service and is known a...

  • People Connected to Suffolk

    People Connected to Suffolk Historic County of England See also Suffolk - Main Page Historic Buildings of Suffolk Suffolk Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards Suffolk Genealogical Resources The visitation of Suffolke HELP is always welcome - Please get involved!!

  • Battle of Trafalgar

    Battle of Trafalgar The Battle of Trafalgar (21 October 1805) was a sea battle fought between the British Royal Navy and the combined fleets of the French Navy and Spanish Navy, during the War of the Third Coalition (August–December 1805) of the Napoleonic Wars (1803–1815). The battle was the most decisive British naval victory of the war. Twenty-seven British ships of the...

  • Roane 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

  • State of Missouri and Counties Project

    This project is for those from The State of Missouri. Please go to following link for more information.

  • Jewish Families from Chemnitz, Germany

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Chemnitz in Saxony, Germany. CHEMNITZ (formerly Karl-Marx-Stadt), city in Germany. Jews are first mentioned in Chemnitz in 1308. In October 1367 the Jew Frondel was assigned a tax of 50 groszy. Later the Jews, once more mentioned in 1423, probably moved to nearby Bohemia and from there to Poland, preserving the town's...

  • Miners

    {in construction} The purpose of this project is to regroup miners of all types, all fields. See also Prospectors . Coal Mining The Coalmining History Resource Centre from Raley’s Solicitors Mining Towns Chibougamau {much more to come}

  • Shopkeepers

    "No man of sense ought to be ashamed of being called a shopkeeper" - Napoleon This is a global project - everyone is invited to add their retailing ancestors to this project (profiles must be set to public). Project collaborators, feel free to update the project description, adding notes, documents, images, resources ... and inviting more collaborators. See Notable Retailers Notes From ...

  • International Brigades

    This project aims to include and acknowledge people profiled on Geni.com who participated in the International Brigades (Spanish: Brigadas Internacionales), military units, made up of volunteers from different countries, who travelled to Spain, in order to fight for the Second Spanish Republic, in the Spanish Civil War, between 1936 and 1939. The number of combatant volunteers has been estima...

  • Beardsley/Beardslee descendants of the immigrants William & Marie (Harvie) Beardsley

    Descendants of the immigrants William & Marie (Harvie) Beardsley who left England aboard the ship "Planter" and arrived in the American colony of Massachusetts in 1635.

  • People who died of Smallpox

    Died from Smallpox Please add profiles for those who have DIED from Smallpox. Tags: the “pox”, red plague, smallpox, alastrim, cottonpox, milkpox, whitepox, Cuban itch, scars, cause of death, Smallpox is a serious, contagious, and sometimes fatal infectious disease, caused by either of two virus variants, Variola major and Variola minor . There is no specific treatment for s...

  • United States House of Representatives from Hawaii

    Hawaii's current delegation to the United States House of Representatives. Mark Takai Tulsi Gabbard

  • World War One: Armed Forces - Canada

    World War One: Armed Forces - Canada=The British declaration of war automatically brought Canada into the war, because of Canada's legal status as a British dominion which left foreign policy decisions in the hands of the UK parliament.Please link any GENi profiles of Canadian Servicemen to this project. From Canada: 418,035 served of a total 628,964 in arms.On August 5, 1914, the Governor Gene...

  • World War One - Casualties

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

  • Brela, Croatia - Hrvatsko Rodoslovlje - Dalmacija

    A branch of the Croatian Genealogy – Dalmatia project / Ovaj projekat je dio projekta Hrvatsko Rodoslovlje - Dalmacija Wedding Customs in Brela / Običaji kod ženidbe Traditional Costume of Brela / Narodna Nošnja iz Brela See photo in this gallery under Photos and Documents Brela Families / Breljanski obitelji Brela Surnames / Breljan...

  • Lemire Family Tree

    Zachario Lemire's Descendants

  • Jewish Communities in Romania

    Note: This page is currently under active development, but should be complete within a few days. There is a discussion thread specifically dedicated to development of this page. Last updated: 8 Jul 2016 This is an umbrella project for all of the Jewish communities in Romania. Here you'll find a brief historical summary, then some sections of links: Geni projects organized by geography, projec...

  • Abraham Lincoln Brigade

    During the Spanish Civil War (1936-39), almost forty thousand men and women from fifty-two countries, including 2,800 Americans , traveled to Spain to join the International Brigades to help fight fascism. The U.S. volunteers served in various units (medical, combat and transportation) and came to be known collectively as the Abraham Lincoln Brigade . "The Spanish Civil War claimed an estimat...

  • Vrboska, otok Hvar - Hrvatsko Rodoslovlje - Dalmacija

    Vrboska, Hvar Vrboska is a settlement on the north coast of the island of Hvar in Dalmatia, Croatia, in the Municipality of Jelsa. Founded in the 15th century as a fishing harbour, Vrboska is best known for the fortress Church of Sv. Marija (St Mary), built as a refuge for its inhabitants during the 16th century. Name Vrboska, (local dialect Varboska) The name is probably derived from Vrb...

  • 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 Malčice, Slovakia [Málcza, Zemplén, Hungary]

    This project seeks to assemble the information available from primary and secondary sources to reconstruct the Jewish community of Malčice, Slovakia, formerly Málca and Málcza, Zemplén megye, Hungary. Malčice is a village and municipality in Michalovce District in the Kosice Region of eastern Slovakia. In historical records the village was first mentioned in...

  • Dentists and Dental Specialities

    {in construction} Official Specialties Dental public health - The study of dental epidemiology and social health policies. Endodontics - Root canal therapy and study of diseases of the dental pulp. Oral and maxillofacial pathology - The study, diagnosis, and sometimes the treatment of oral and maxillofacial related diseases. Oral and maxillofacial radiology - The study and radiologi...

  • Battle of Spotsylvania Court House

    Battle of Spotsylvania Court House, sometimes more simply referred to as the Battle of Spotsylvania (or the 19th-century spelling Spottsylvania), was the second major battle in Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's 1864 Overland Campaign of the American Civil War. Following the bloody but inconclusive Battle of the Wilderness, Grant's army disengaged from Confederate General Robert E. Lee's army and move...

  • People Who Died of Chickenpox (Varicella)

    Chickenpox, also known as varicella, is a highly contagious disease caused by the initial infection with varicella zoster virus (VZV). The disease results in a characteristic skin rash that forms small, itchy blisters, which eventually scab over. It usually starts on the chest, back, and face then spreads to the rest of the body. Other symptoms may include fever, feeling tired, and headaches.[2...

  • Cause of death portal

    Portal to Geni Projects dedicated to "cause of death." No profiles please - Add profiles to the projects listed below instead Please index projects devoted to "cause of death" in this Portal project, and add Geni profiles to those specific projects. If you don't see a cause of death project that applies, start one. Please consider creating sub-portal projects ("umbrellas") to group together...

  • Gateway profiles

    From Nat Taylor's A Genealogist's Sketchbook : What is a Gateway Ancestor? " ... in broad terms, a gateway ancestor is any individual with known or traceable ancestry in a specific group who intermarries into a target group, and therefore adds a new set of ancestors to his or her descendants in the target group. For example, every immigrant from one country to another is a potential gatew...

  • People who died from Measles

    Measles From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Measles, also known as morbilli, rubeola, or red measles, is a highly contagious infection caused by the measles virus.[1][2] Initial signs and symptoms typically include fever, often greater than 40 °C (104.0 °F), cough, runny nose, and red eyes.[1][3] Two or three days after the start of symptoms, small white spots may form insid...

  • Velo Grablje, otok Hvar- Hrvatsko Rodoslovlje - Dalmacija

    Velo Grablje, otok Hvar It is a traditional stone village just below the old road from Hvar Town to Stari Grad, with outstanding views and rich in history, for Velo Grablje used to be the capital of lavender in all Dalmatia. Velo Grablje is a village located about 10 kilometers, by either the old road or the new road, from the town of Hvar. With the villages of Zaraće and Malo Grablj...

  • Dol, otok Hvar- Hrvatsko Rodoslovlje - Dalmacija

    Location Latitude 43.168 Longitude 16.6167 Lat (DMS) 43° 10' 5N Long (DMS) 16° 37' 0E Inhabitants: 310 (2011) History Historically, Dol has a long past. The name Dol, however, is relatively recent, being first mentioned under that name in the twelfth century. The first archaeological finds and settlement in the Dol area date form the fourth century B.C when Greek colonis...

  • Komiža, otok Vis - Hrvatsko Rodoslovlje - Dalmacija

    List of Inhabitants of Komiža at the end of 1748 as recorded by Father Mihovil Milinković: ALIBANOVICH, Alibanović alias Ribello - Petar 10 ANDRIASEVICH alias Vartillo, Andrijašević - Ivan 6 ANDRIASEVICH alias Vartillo, Andrijašević - Antun 7, Visko 9 ANDRIJICH sive Martinov, Andrijić Martinović - Vitali 3

  • Svirče, Hvar - Hrvatsko Rodoslovlje - Dalmacija

    Svirče, Hvar Svirče stands partly in the valley and partly on the lower southern slopes of Gorica hill and was first mentioned in the Statute of Hvar in 1331 as connected with Vrbanj , but it became independent around 1690. The village is interesting from the ethnographic point of view, especially as regards the architectural cluster of Carić houses connected by little br...

  • Brusje, Hvar - Hrvatsko Rodoslovlje - Dalmacija

    Brusje, Hvar If you take the old road from Hvar you will reach Brusje after some 6 km. Founded as a shepherd settlement in the 16th c. it still shows the rustical stone houses connected in picturesque architectural complex. On the road to the village you will first meet the ruins of the two 16th c. villas. The village itself is very much known after its production of lavender and rosemary ete...

  • Q-L245 (Y-DNA)

    The purpose of this project is to allow for the collaborative study of the family trees of the families whose Y Chromosome is denoted as Q1b1a (L245+) . Our group is primarily of Eastern Jewish descent, and descendants thus far have been found all over the world. If you wish to examine the raw data, order tests at discounted rates, or join our group to compare your results to our 1,700 pers...

  • Jõhvi kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Jõhvi kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Maetu otsing Haudi andmebaasis 13869 Jõhvi kalmistu kabel, 18.-19.saj. Tere tulemast Jõhvi kalmistu kodulehele! ---------------------------...

  • Pitve, Hvar - Hrvatsko Rodoslovlje - Dalmacija

    Pitve, Hvar At the entrance of the pass of Vratnik, 3 km from Jelsa is located the village Pitve. Because of its very convenient location and defensive possibilities, Pitve has preserved centuries old architecture of a typical Dalmatian village. Pitve will fascinate every visitor with its tightly bound stone houses, narrow paved streets and small squares where history hides behind the wooden ...

  • Jewish Families from Skala Podolskaya, Ukraine

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Skala Podolskaya, Ukraine, also known as Skała, Skala-Podil's'ka, Skal, Skala am Zbrucz, Skała nad Zbruczem. Skala is located at latitude 48°51´, longitude 26°12' at an altitude of 728 feet. For years prior to World War I, Skala was in the province of Galicia, on the eastern border of ...

  • Jewish Families from Liběšice (Liebeschitz), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to list representatives of all of the Jewish families from the Bohemian village of Liběšice (Liebeschitz) in the Czech Republic.

  • Petite-Rivière-Saint-François, Québec, Canada

    Aperçu ~ Overview Petite-Rivière-Saint-François ( carte ~ map ) Toponymie ~ Toponymy Samuel de Champlain donna le nom de « la petite rivière Saint-François » lors de son voyage de 1603, et ce nom s'est ensuite étendu à toute la paroisse. Indiquez les lieux dans Geni ~ How to Input Locations in Geni Standard Location ...

  • Saint Paul University

    Saint Paul University (French: Université Saint-Paul ) is a Catholic Pontifical university federated with the University of Ottawa. It is located on Main Street in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, and is entrusted to the Congregation of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate. The enabling legislation is a civil charter passed by the government of the then-Province of Canada in August 1866, an...

  • Jewish Families of Zamość (Poland)

    Zamość is a town in what is currently the south-east of the Lublin Voivodeship in Poland. The first mention of Jews in Zamość dates from 1583 who were chiefly merchants from Turkey and Italy who had come to Zamość by way of Lwów. After 1620, another group arrived from Holland and Flanders, while the largest migration of Sephardic Jews to Zamo�...

  • Nederlandse handleiding - GENI voor Dummies

    An easy to understand FAQ for Dutch Geni-users. On Geni Start Here Basics is there also info. As well on Connecting to the Big Tree . If you speak and understand Dutch very likely you won't have switched your language yet. There is also a Dutch version with a lot more info of this page. :) TAAL instellen of wijzigen Als u uw taal wilt wijzigen, dan kun u rechtsboven deze pagina op uw ...

  • German / Austro-Hungarian Jewish Soldiers Killed in WWI

    Jewish fighters who served in the German and Austro-Hungarian Army during World War I (1914-1918). When WWI broke out, the Jews, eager to demonstrate their loyalty to their country, rallied to the war effort. They hoped that military service would promote their acceptance into German and Austro-Hungarian society. Some 320,000 Jewish soldiers joined the army---12,000 Jewish soldirs died fi...

  • 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...

  • Jewish Families from Benešov (Beneschau), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    Introduction and Jewish Life Benešov (German: Beneschau) is a district town, located about 40 km. southeast of Prague in Central Bohemia (Středočeský kraj), Czech Republic. It was chartered as a seigniorial town as early as the first half of the 14th century, with a tiny Jewish population first mentioned in 1419. The oldest documentation, from 1570, mentions 5 Jews (...

  • Jewish Families from Liberec (Reichenberg), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to list representatives of all of the Jewish families from the Bohemian town of Liberec (Reichenberg) in the Czech Republic. Liberec Kehila LIBEREC is the capital of northern Bohemia. It is situated 90 km northwest of Prague. The first Jews were probably already living here in the 15th century. In 1582 another 60 Jewish families came to the city; families that were runnin...

  • Nazi Euthanasia Victims -- Aktion T4

    Action T4 (German: Aktion T4) was the name used after World War II for Nazi Germany's "Euthanasia programme" during which physicians killed thousands of people who were "judged incurably sick, by critical medical examination". The programme officially ran from September 1939 until August 1941, but it continued unofficially until the end of the Nazi regime in 1945. The name T4 was an abbreviat...

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  • Descendants of NIcholas Lanier (1540-1611/12)

    Nicholas "The Elder" Lanier was born Abt. 1540 in Rouen, France and died Jan. 28, 1611/12 in Rochester, E. Greenwich, England. Rochester is a town and former city in Kent, England. Scope of Project To build a single, validated and documented shared family tree for the Lanier family, from earliest origins to near modern times. Overview The Lanier were Protestants and left France to esc...

  • Jamestown, Virginia 1607-1699

    Jamestown was the first permanent English settlement in what is now the United States, and was named for King James I of England. The Jamestown Settlement was established on the James River about 40 miles upstream from the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay on May 24, 1607. Established by the Virginia Company of London, along with making a profit, the goals of the company were to expand English lands ...

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  • An Exploration of the Origins of Ancient Semitic Peoples and their Sacred Sites

    'Hebrew Myths: The Book of Genesis ', R. Graves and R. Patai p.13 “…Abraham, the Aramaean patriarch who entered Palestine with the Hyksos hordes early in the second millenium B.C….” p.13 “Jacob’s twelve ‘sons’… seem to have been once independent tribes which banded together to form the Israelite amphictyony or federation. Thei...

  • House of Lancaster

    Scope of Project This project identifies individuals belonging to the royal House of Lancaster. Overview The House of Lancaster was a branch of the royal House of Plantagenet. It was one of the opposing factions involved in the Wars of the Roses, an intermittent civil war which affected England and Wales during the 15th century. The family provided England with three kings: Henry IV of En...

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  • 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.

  • People who died from a Stroke

    Stroke, also known as cerebrovascular accident (CVA), cerebrovascular insult (CVI), or brain attack, is when poor blood flow to the brain results in cell death. There are two main types of stroke: ischemic, due to lack of blood flow, and hemorrhagic due to bleeding. They result in part of the brain not functioning properly. Signs and symptoms of a stroke may include an inability to move or feel...

  • Apoplexy

    Apoplexy Also Known as: Stroke; fit, attack, heart attack, seizure, convulsion, paroxysm It is bleeding within internal organs and the accompanying symptoms. The term formerly referred to what is now called a stroke, however, nowadays, health care professionals typically specify the type of apoplexy, such as cerebral, ovarian and pituitary apoplexy. From the late 14th to the late 19th cen...

  • Jewish Families from Kolešovice (Koleschowitz), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Kolešovice (Koleschowitz) in Bohemia, Czech Republic. About Kolešovice ( German Koleschowitz, formerly Kolle Scho joke) is a municipality in the Czech Republic. It is located ten kilometers northwest of Rakovníka and belongs to Okres Rakovník. Geography Kolešovice located in the ...

  • People who died from Breast Cancer

    Breast cancer is cancer that develops from breast tissue. Signs of breast cancer may include a lump in the breast, a change in breast shape, dimpling of the skin, fluid coming from the nipple, or a red scaly patch of skin. In those with distant spread of the disease, there may be bone pain, swollen lymph nodes, shortness of breath, or yellow skin. Risk factors for developing breast cancer inc...

  • The Levitical Horowitz Rabbinical Family Alliances Project

    The Levitical Horowitz Rabbinical Family The Horowitz Family Association's Mulit-branched Rabbinical Tree The Horowitz are mostly a single most illustrious family of Levites, with hundreds of prominent rabbis, who trace their lineage back some thirty generations to Gerona, Spain. In the 15th century, around the time of the expulsion of Jews from Spain, they moved to the town of Horovi...

  • Where are The Ten Lost Tribes of Israel?

    Where are The Ten Lost Tribes of Israel? This project hopes to explore academic studies, and historical sources regarding the quest to find the Lost Ten Tribes of Israel. Please feel free to add any information you may have. These are the 12 Israeli tribes (sons of Jacob): Reuben Shimon Levites Judah Dan Naphtali Gad Asher Issacher

  • R-L664 (Y-DNA)

    R-L664 Y DNA Haplogroup Project R-L664 also known as R1a1a1a Is a Y DNA Haplogroup that formed 4700 ybp with TMRCA 4000 ybp. It spans Sweden, Denmark, Belgium and England. It is an extremely rare haplogroup comprising less than 1% of the population of these countries. It is associated with the corded ware” (pottery) culture along with domesticated horses, two wheeled chariots and the I...

  • R-S2894 (Y-DNA)

    R-S2894 Y DNA Haplogroup Project R-S2894 Is a Y DNA Haplogroup that originated formed 4000 ybp with TMRCA 3300 ybp. It is found in Southern England, Sweden and Norway. The full path on the current Y Tree is: R1a > R-M459 > R-M198/M512/M17 > R-M417 > R-CTS4385 > R-L664 > R-S2894 Defining SNPs: S2894, YP284, S2881 Subgroups within R-S2894 R-S2894* R-S2880* R-YP285

  • R-YP285 (Y-DNA)

    R-YP285 Y DNA Haplogroup Project R-YP285 Is a Y DNA Haplogroup that originated formed 3300 ybp with TMRCA 2600 ybp. It is found in Kent, East Susex and Bristol England and Sweden. The full path on the current Y Tree is: R1a > R-M459 > R-M198/M512/M17 > R-M417 > R-CTS4385 > R-L664 > R-S2894 > R-YP285 Defining SNP: YP285, YP287, YP686

  • Gruich Genealogy Project

    Trying to trace back the origin of our family heritage.

  • 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...

  • Famous First

    Famous First There always is a very first for everything. This fun fact project is a collection of International famous first profiles, Who was the first person to? The aim of this project is to create a collection of all those people who were the first. Feel free to add profiles that are not listed yet. Famous Firsts up to 1199 Late 800s Alfred the Great - First King of England 114...

  • Pärnu Alevi II Kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Pärnu Alevi II Kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Pilte Alevi II Kalmistult Pärnus Eha Tenson (Toomingas > Kallu) -----------------------------------------------------------------------------...

  • Notable Americans of Dutch descent

    Notable Americans of Dutch descent The first Dutch settlers arrived in 1624 and founded a number of villages and a town called New Amsterdam on the East Coast, which would become the future world metropolis of New York. According to the 2006 United States Census, more than 5 million Americans claim total or partial Dutch heritage. Today the majority of the Dutch Americans live in California, ...

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