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  • Somerville College, Oxford University

    Somerville College, University of Oxford Woodstock Road, Oxford Founded by committee of liberal minded reformists in 1879 Somerville College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in England. Founded in 1879 as Somerville Hall, it was one of the first women's colleges in Oxford. Today, around 50% of students are male. The first male students were admitted to the ...

  • Biographical Dictionary of the‧Extreme‧Right — since 1890

    Biographical Dictionary of the‧Extreme‧Right — since 1890 Philip REES ‧ x ‧ author ‧ publishers : SIMON & SCHUSTER ‧ USA-New York ‧ English language ‧ 1990-418p. ‧ ISBN 0-13-089301-3 ‧ hardcover ‧ summary The Biographical Dictionary of the Extreme Right Since 1890 is a reference book on leading peopl...

  • Bradley-Edgecomb

    Betty & Clyde Edgecomb do not have much information, and unfortunately they have no heirs to backtrack any information either. Where did Clyde come from? All I can gather is that they lived in Georgia and Florida, and that they enjoyed traveling the country in their RV. According to Robert, his family uses the excuse that Clyde was "very selfish" and did not want to be bothered by children....

  • German New River Setlement: Virginia

    The goal of this project is to collect as many of the relatives profile's added as possible, represented here on Geni, as well as, links about the area and it's citizens and any and all interesting articles, photographs or other sources, pertaining to this area. Please, feel free to join the project as a Collaborator, if you have relatives and/or ancestors to contribute or even if you do no...

  • South African Timeline 2

    Welcome. My name is Brendan Swemmer. This timeline includes the timelines of South African History Online and South Africa - History of Families of Witsand (White Sands) and Port Beaufort and Wikipedia's list of Years in South Africa . The aim of the project The primary aim is to map the events that took place in South Africa that affected it's people. A secondary aim is to map the ev...

  • Battle of the Golden Spurs (11 July 1302 )

    The Battle of the Golden Spurs (Dutch: Guldensporenslag, French: Bataille des éperons d'or), also known as the Battle of Courtrai, was a battle fought between the Kingdom of France and the County of Flanders at Kortrijk (Courtrai in French) in modern-day Belgium on 11 July 1302.In 1302, after several years of unrest, the people of Flanders revolted against French rule and massacred many ...

  • Coachmen

    Coachmen Including ... Chaise Driver - drove a chaise - a two-wheeled open horse-drawn carriage for one or two persons Flydriver This is a universal project. Please add GENi profiles who were Coachmen to this project, whether "domestic" or other. A coachman was a man whose business it was to drive a coach, a horse-drawn vehicle designed for the conveyance of more than one passenge...

  • 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...

  • 1820 Settlers - Rowles' Party

    Rowles' Party Main References - The Settler Handbook by MD Nash and 1820 Settlers.com The aim of this project is to link profiles on Geni to the names in the list, and to expand notes about individuals - mostly on the Profile page in the "About Me" field, or here if no profile exists. To take part in any project - you do need to first be a collaborator - so join the project. See the d...

  • Signers of the "Declaration of Independence" on 4 July 1776

    This project is part of the Notables series. The Geni profiles included are of the signers of the "Declaration of Independence" on 4 July 1776. Alphabetical listing: Signers of the Declaration of Independence"' from Wikipedia : * John Adams * Samuel Adams * Josiah Bartlett * Carter Braxton * Charles Carroll * Samuel Chase * Abraham Clark * George Clymer * William Ellery ...

  • Colonial Americas Portal

    This is the master project for all European Colonial Regions throughout the Americas; North, Central, South and the Caribbean. North America New England New France New Netherland - Dutch-United States New Spain New Sweden Alaska - Russian colonization of the Americas Portuguese colonization of the Americas

  • Jewish Families from Eppelsheim (Rheinland-Pfalz), Germany

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Eppelsheim (Rheinland-Pfalz), Germany, JewishGen-Eppelsheim (Rheinland-Pfalz)

  • Famous Couples in History

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

  • Durham University

    [ ] Durham University (officially known as the University of Durham)[3] is a collegiate research university in Durham, North East England. It was founded by Act of Parliament in 1832 and granted a Royal Charter in 1837. It was one of the first universities to commence tuition in England for more than 600 years and has claim to be the third oldest university in England.[4][5] Durham Universi...

  • Fallen WWI - South Australia

    List of the "fallen" in world war I - natives of South Australia Resources Australian War Memorial (work in progress) This project is included in The History Link Project - Trace your ancesters! you can add projects here

  • Fallen - WW1 - New South Wales

    List of the "fallen" in world war I - natives of New South Wales===Resources* Australian War Memorial (work in progress) This project is included in The History Link Project - Trace your ancesters! you can add projects here

  • Manhattan College

    College is a private, independent, Roman Catholic, liberal arts college located in the Bronx, New York City, United States. After originally being established in 1853 by the Brothers of the Christian Schools (De La Salle Christian Brothers) as an academy for day students, Manhattan College was officially incorporated as an institution of higher education through a charter granted by the New Yor...

  • St. Cloud State University

    . Cloud State University (SCSU) is a public university founded in 1869 above the Beaver Islands on the Mississippi River in St. Cloud, Minnesota, United States. The university is one of the largest schools in the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) system, which is the largest provider of higher education in Minnesota. A regional comprehensive university, St. Cloud State has more ...

  • Migrations

    Emigration Immigration . Migrations characterize the animal species since the dawn of time. People have migrated for political and religious reasons, but primarily in the search for good fortune and a better life. Very often, these reasons combine. Some migrations were natural and conflict-less, others were done by design and through struggle. The latter is usually called ' colonization...

  • Central Michigan University

    Michigan University (CMU) is a public research university located in Mount Pleasant in the U.S. state of Michigan. Established in 1892, Central Michigan University is one of the largest universities in the State of Michigan and one of the nation's 100 largest public universities. It has more than 20,000 students on its Mount Pleasant campus and 7,000 students enrolled online at more than 60 loc...

  • University of the District of Columbia

    University of the District of Columbia (UDC) is the only public university in the U.S. capital of Washington, D.C. UDC is one of the few urban land-grant universities in the country and a member school of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund.

  • New Zealand Settler Ships - Timandra 1842

    Sailed from Plymouth, England on the 2nd November 1841 and arrived in New Plymouth, New Zealand on the 24th February 1842. Cabin Passengers Flight Josiah 41 Gentleman Sarah Ann 46 Ann 2 Devenish William 23 Gentleman Sarah 21 Groube Rev. Horatio 30 Minister Taylor Theophilus 20 Gentleman Forbes George C 26 Surgeon Gill...

  • American Opium Merchants

    * Hon’ble John’s Band "When we sold the Heathen nations rum and opium in rolls, And the Missionaries went along to save their sinful souls." --The Old Clipper Days, Julian S. Cutler from The Boodle Boys RA Kris Millegan©2000 Many historians discount the American activity in the opium trade, generally concentrating on the British and their mercantilist trading ...

  • Irish in the American Civil War

    Irish in the American Civil War There are only two conflicts in Irish history which have seen close to 200,000 Irishmen in uniform. One is the First World War the other is the American Civil War. Irish-American Catholics served on both sides of the American Civil War 1861-1865 as officers, volunteers and draftees. Immigration due to the Irish Great Famine 1845 - 1852 had provided many thousan...

  • Stolen Art Lost and Found

    This project is to note the artists whose art was stolen, lost , or found after theft. Many artists during WWII had their art looted and sold or destroyed by the Nazi Germany, Japan and the Soviet Union. Some of the artists whose art was stolen were labeled Degenerate by the Nazi Regime. There is also a project for the Degenerate Artists and many artists profiles are not on Geni.com yet. ...

  • Service men and women - Queensland Australia

    Please add your Queensland, Australia family who served in the armed forces. If you can, please add the information of service, service number etc. on the profile and add the service documents to the sources. Resources Discovering Anzacs Australian War Memorial This project is included in The History Link Project - Trace your ancesters! you can add projects here

  • Puerto Rico colonial

    Este proyecto se centra en las familias de Puerto Rico durante el período colonial temprano (1493-1655). Esto incluye las genealogías de Cristóbal Colón y Juan Ponce de León. Figuras históricas Almte. D. Cristóbal Colón, gobernador general de las Indias Cap. Gral. D. Juan Ponce de León, conquistador de Puerto Rico Links ...

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  • Cimze seminary 1839-1890 - teachers and students

    Jānis Cimze founded a seminary - called also as Cimze Seminary or Vidzeme Teachers' Seminary or later Walk's Seminary in 1839 in Wolmar (Livonia (current Valmiera in Latvia)) and in 1849 the seminary moved to Walk (Livonia (joint town of current Valka in Latvia and Valga in Estonia)). Students to that seminary came among the Latvian (3/4) and Estonian (1/4) speaking population throughout...

  • 1928 Springboks vs All Blacks (incoming)

    The All Blacks first toured South Africa in 1928, and again the Test series finished level. The Springboks won the first Test 17–0 to inflict the All Blacks' heaviest defeat since 1893. The All Blacks rebounded to win the second Test 7–6. After a Springbok win in the third Test, the All Blacks won 13–5 to draw the series. Springboks - Home squad Gerry Brand George M...

  • Voorschoten: Huguenot Ship to the Cape

    The Voorschoten arrived in Saldanha on 25 April 1688, & in the Cape on 13 April 1688 Ship’s type: Fluitschip Construction: Built in 1684 for the Chamber of Delft at the VOC ship yard in Delftshaven . Term: In use by the VOC from 1684 until 9 November 1706 when it was dismantled in Batavia. Length: 131 feet Breadth: 31 feet Depth: 13,75 feet Loading capacity: 558 tons Cr...

  • Hitler's Foreign Divisions: Foreign Volunteers in the Waffen-SS 1940-1945

    Main information and table of contents taken from the book: Hitler's Foreign Divisions: Foreign Volunteers in the Waffen-SS 1940-1945, by Chris Bishop, Amber Books Ltd., London, United Kingdom, c. 2005. Book Introduction. "Even today, more than six decades after the outbreak of World War II, it still seems incredible that thousands of men whose countries had been conquered by the Nazis should...

  • Notes for all projects

    NOTES AND LINKS ON MY JAMAICA, USA PROJECTS for Planters, Migration, Emigration, immigration etc Here I have added useful Links and info for some/ most of the Projects that myself and others are working on. Sometimes i find info that will be usefull later so i leave them here so we dont have to go looking for them again later. some are snippets or parts of rticle pulled for relevance so r...

  • People Connected to County Tyrone

    People Connected to County Tyrone Northern Ireland See also County Tyrone - Main Page County Tyrone - Northern Ireland, Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards Historic Buildings of County Tyrone - Northern Ireland

  • Lieutenant Governors of Ontario

    The Lieutenant Governor of Ontario /lɛfˈtɛnənt/ is the viceregal representative in Ontario of the Canadian monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, who operates distinctly within the province but is also shared equally with the ten other jurisdictions of Canada, as well as the other Commonwealth realms and any subdivisions thereof, and resides predominantly in her oldest realm, ...

  • Jewish Families from Steppach (Schwaben/Bayern), Germany

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Steppach (Schwaben/Bayern), Germany. Please refer also to Augsburg. JewishGen-Steppach (Schwaben/Bayern)

  • New Zealand Settler Ships - Queen Bee 1877

    The Queen Bee was a three masted barque, constructed in Sunderland and launched in 1852. It was used primarily for transporting immigrants from England to New Zealand, having made about 11 journeys before grounding on Farewell Spit in 1877. Departed: London Date: 21 April 1877 Arrived: Farewell Spit Date: 6 August 1877 Captain: J S Davies Passengers: 30~50 Wikipedia article ab...

  • Imigrantes Ucranianos ao Brasil / Ukraine Immigrants to Brazil

    O Brasil abriga hoje a maior comunidade ucraniana da América Latina, contando com mais de 1 milhão pessoas,[carece de fontes] entre ucranianos e descendentes, 80% deles vivendo no estado do Paraná. A Rússia é responsável por esse imigração devido aos conflitos com a Ucrânia desde o fim da União Soviética. Histó...

  • New Zealand Settler Ships - Queen Bee 1870

    The Queen Bee was a three masted barque, constructed in Sunderland and launched in 1852. It was used primarily for transporting immigrants from England to New Zealand, having made about 11 journeys before grounding on Farewell Spit in 1877. Departed: London Date: 22 October 1870 Arrived: Auckland Date: 26 December 1870 Captain: E G Dent Passengers: 108

  • New Zealand Settler Ships - Queen Bee 1869

    The Queen Bee was a three masted barque, constructed in Sunderland and launched in 1852. It was used primarily for transporting immigrants from England to New Zealand, having made about 11 journeys before grounding on Farewell Spit in 1877. Departed: London Date: 1 October 1868 Arrived : Auckland Date: 8 January 1869 Captain: Leslie Passengers: 98

  • 1889 Apia cyclone

    1889 Apia cyclone= 1889 Apia cyclone was a Pacific tropical cyclone, which swept across Apia, Samoa on March 15, 1889 during the Samoan crisis. The effect on shipping in the harbour was devastating, largely because of what has been described as 'an error of judgement that will forever remain a paradox in human psychology'. The growing stormSee also: Samoan crisis Samoan Civil War ashore had led...

  • French Wars of Religion (1562–98)

    French Wars of Religion= French Wars of Religion (1562–98) is the name given to a period of civil infighting and military operations, primarily fought between French Catholics and Protestants (Huguenots). The conflict involved the factional disputes between the aristocratic houses of France, such as the House of Bourbon and House of Guise (Lorraine), and both sides received assistance fr...

  • Burke's Peerage - 107th Edition - F

    Burke's Peerage - 107th Edition F This is the umbrella page for names beginning with the letter F . The purpose of the project is to establish Geni projects for those families whose genealogical tables are included in Burke's Peerage - Baronetage & Knightage - Clan Chiefs Scottish Feudal Barons 107th Edition - 2003. This project aims to enrich the Geni Family Tree with the details of fa...

  • Shipwrecked Castaways on the SA Coast

    The Cape of Good Hope has been famous for more than 500 years as the 'graveyard of ships'. Sea captains of yore also talked about another danger spot: the 'mountains of water' off the Wild Coast of the Eastern Cape. Indeed, the 3000km South African coastline has claimed perhaps 3000 vessels over the centuries, with known records dating back to the 1500s and the heyday of Portuguese navigation...

  • Historic Buildings of County Durham, England

    Historic Buildings of County Durham England Image right - Rokeby Hall The object of this project is to provide information about historic buildings in the county of County Durham, with links to sub-projects for specific buildings as appropriate. GENi profiles of people associated with those establishments can be linked to this project and/or to individual projects where they have been set...

  • Jewish New Year Music & Meditation

    Kol Nidre , Perry Como Avinu Malkeinu , Barbara Streisand Kol Nidrei Jazz Singer scene by Neil Diamond Hallelujah - If it be Your Will - Who By Fire - Hineini, Hineini, - Leonard Cohen

  • Byzantine Emperors

    Byzantine Emperors & Empressess . This is a list of the emperors of the East Roman or Byzantine Empire. All Byzantine Emperors regarded themselves as Roman Emperors, the term "Byzantine" being coined firstly by Western historiography much later, in the 16th century. Although the barbarian West recognized the Eastern Empire's claim to the Roman legacy for several centuries, on 25 December 80...

  • English Judges / Justice of the Common Pleas

    of the Common Pleas was a puisne judicial position within the Court of Common Pleas of England and Wales, under the Chief Justice. The Common Pleas was the primary court of common law within England and Wales, dealing with "common" pleas (civil matters between subject and subject). It was created out of the common law jurisdiction of the Exchequer of Pleas, with splits forming during the 1190s ...

  • Carnegie Mellon University

    Mellon University=Carnegie Mellon University (Carnegie Mellon or CMU; /ˈkɑrnɨɡi ˈmɛlən/ or /kɑrˈneɪɡi ˈmɛlən/) is a private research university in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.The university began as the Carnegie Technical Schools founded by Andrew Carnegie in 1900. In 1912, the school became the Carne...

  • Grafton National Cemetery

    National Cemetery is a United States National Cemetery located in Grafton, Taylor County, West Virginia. Find a Grave

  • McDowell 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

  • Robertson Families of Virginia

    The Robertson families in Virginia are similar to the Lee families; many people researching the surname want to connect to the prominent family of the same name. There are so many speculative connections and so much wishful thinking that any assertion has to be examined closely. In many cases, the wives have been displaced by 100 years or more in order to create a connection. The goal of this...

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  • R1b-S7361

    Sub branch of R-S691See YFull.com for ongoing progress.

  • Willamette National Cemetery

    National Cemetery is a United States National Cemetery located about 10 miles (16 km) southeast of the city of Portland, Oregon. Find a Grave

  • Number 151, The Livery Collar as Coat of Arms

    The livery badge, and the livery collar, are amongst the most intriguing — and most confusing — offshoots of heraldry. The former has been with us from the beginning: Geoffrey of Anjou, recipient of the golden lions of Henry J. used the planta genista (the broom plant) that gave a dynasty its name. Ashmole, writing in The Institution, Laws and Ceremonies of the Most Noble Order ...

  • Alberta Order of Excellence

    Official Site * Wikipedia

  • University of Alberta

    The University of Alberta (also known as U of A and UAlberta) is a public research university located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It was founded in 1908 by Alexander Cameron Rutherford,[6] the first premier of Alberta, and Henry Marshall Tory,[7] its first president. Its enabling legislation is the Post-secondary Learning Act.The university comprises four campuses in Edmonton, the Augustana C...

  • Italian Centenarians

    Project for any person who lived to the age 100 or older that was born in Italy or any place, but is mostly Italian.

  • Cambridgeshire - Famous People

    Famous People Connected to Cambridgeshire Image right - Octavia Hill Please add information about people of renown connected to Cambridgeshire, England. If the person has a profile on Geni please add their profile to the project and add the link in bold . To participate in any project - you do need to first be a collaborator - so please join the project using the request link under "a...

  • Hollen Cemetery - Maryborough Township, Wellington County, Ontario, Canada

    Hollen Cemetery Also known as: Hollen Burying Ground Cemetery 'Cemetery Address: Concession 6, Lot 17, Maryborough Township GPS: 43.634829,-80.576069 Maintained by: Township of Mapleton==Links== Canada Gen Web's Cemetery Project Find A Grave

  • L'Île-Perrot, Québec, Canada

    Aperçu ~ Overview L'Île-Perrot sur la ( carte ~ map ). Toponymie ~ Toponymy « Île-Perrot » : Le nom de l'Île-Perrot a été donné en souvenir du premier concessionnaire, François-Marie Perrot. Indiquez les lieux dans Geni ~ How to Input Locations in Geni Standard Location Names for Québec, Canada .....

  • Free Spirits

    A free spirit is one who is not restrained, as by convention or obligation; a nonconformist. During the Baroque era in France, there existed a freethinking circle of philosophers and intellectuals who were collectively known as libertinage érudit. Legendary Libertines

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  • Tribeca Film Festival

    Tribeca Film Festival Winners 2016 2016 Winners

  • Sundance Film Festival

    Sundance Film Festival Winners 2016 2016 Sundance Film Festival Award Winners

  • The Kings of Wessex

    The Kingdom of Wessex or Kingdom of the West Saxons was an Anglo-Saxon kingdom of the West Saxons, in South West England, from the 6th century, until the emergence of a united English state in the 10th century, under the Wessex dynasty. This projects aims to provide an accurate lineage of the monarchs and their families from this period, from the earliest known founders to Edward the Elder an...

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  • Kornstad sogn på geni.com

    Kornstad sogn på geni.com FOLKETELLINGEN 1801 Krets 2 Krækvig Stakvig Strand Herskedal Kiøl Reierlien Sorsæt Uglstad Oy Wasgaard Findsæter Einsæt Halaas Brandsæter Noss Langnæs Skræen Bollien Lyngstavaas Dyrhouen Krakelie Vogsbøe Schielvig Eid Sildsæt Sildn�...

  • World's oldest people

    List of the verified oldest people Jeanne Calment ; F; 21 February 1875; 4 August 1997; 122 years, 164 days; France Sarah Knauss ; F; 24 September 1880; 30 December 1999; 119 years, 97 days; United States Lucy Hannah ; F; 16 July 1875; 21 March 1993; 117 years, 248 days; United States Marie-Louise Meilleur; F; 29 August 1880; 16 April 1998; 117 years, 230 days; Canada María C...

  • Panowie na Lesznie i Rydzynie

    Panowie na Lesznie Rafał V Leszczyński, wojewoda brzeskokujawski Andrzej Leszczyński, wojewoda brzeskokujawski Rafał VII Leszczyński, wojewoda bełski Bogusław Leszczyński, podkanclerzy koronny Rafał X Leszczyński, podskarbi wielki koronny Stanisław Bogusław Leszczyński , król polski, ...

  • Crypt for the Prison Ship Martyrs

    Crypt for the Prison Ship Martyrs coordinates: 40° 41' 30" N. 073° 58' 32" W. Google Map Type: Crypt (cemeteries, graveyards) Location: Fort Greene Park, Myrtle to Dekalb Avenues, Edwards and Cumberland Streets County: Kings. City: New York. Borough: Brooklyn. State: NY (New York) Country: US (United States) Please add Geni profiles of these American Patriots to this...

  • Sons of Liberty

    The Sons of Liberty was a secret organization of landowners in the 13 American colonies. The society was formed to protect the rights of colonists and to fight taxation by the British government. Their motto was "No taxation without representation." Although others were used, in 1767 the Sons of Liberty adopted a flag called the rebellious stripes flag with 5 red and 4 white vertical stripes. ...

  • Semana de 22

    A Semana de Arte Moderna, também chamada de Semana de 22, ocorreu em São Paulo no ano de 1922, nos dias 13 a 17 de fevereiro, no Teatro Municipal da cidade. Cada dia da semana foi dedicado a um tema: respectivamente, pintura e escultura, poesia, literatura e música. O presidente do estado de São Paulo à época, Washington Luís, apoiou o moviment...

  • Continental Navy 1775 - 1785

    This project is intended for all of those that served in the United States Continental Navy. The Continental Navy was the navy of the United States during the American Revolutionary War, and was formed in 1775. Through the efforts of the Continental Navy's patron, John Adams, and vigorous Congressional support in the face of stiff opposition, the fleet cumulatively became relatively substanti...

  • Bound for New South Wales

    Shipping Portal for ships "Bound fo New South Wales" after the third fleet, please see Australian Pioneers Project for the vessels that first sailed to create the colony. This is a great time to add the profile to an Occupation Project and also to the country they settled FROM Ireland, England , Scotland, Prussia, United States, Cornwall and Wales (projects to be created) This icon is reser...

  • Notable Austrian Jews

    List of Austrian Jews Scientists • Carl Djerassi, chemist. Inventor of the pill • Sir Otto Frankel , geneticist • Eric Kandel , neuroscientist. Winner of 2000 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine • Karl Koller, ophthalmologist; first to use cocaine as an anaesthetic • Hans Kronberger (physicist), nuclear physicist • Robert von ...

  • Bothas who are DNA descendants of Ferdinandus Appel

    Theunis Botha , b bef 15 April 1686: Called Botha after his mother, Maria Kickers ' , 1700 divorce from Jan Cornelisz (who is shown as his father on the birth certificate). At which time she said her 7 children were Frederich Botha 's. However, a recent DNA study by the University of Pretoria reveals him to have been the biological son of Ferdinandus Appel .

  • "Katherine Stewart Forbes" (Barque) - Colonists to South Australia in 1837

    The Katherine Stewart Forbes sailed from Gravesend on July 27th 1837, just a month after King William IV died on June 20th 1837. She arrived at Holdfast Bay on October 17th, 1837 under the command of Captain Alfred Fell. This 457 ton barque was built at Northfleet, Kent, in 1818. Two days after she arrived a public proclamation was made, on October 19th 1837, of the death of King William IV and...

  • Burke's Peerage - 107th Edition - T

    Burke's Peerage - 107th Edition T This is the umbrella page for names beginning with the letter T . The purpose of the project is to establish Geni projects for those families whose genealogical tables are included in Burke's Peerage - Baronetage & Knightage - Clan Chiefs Scottish Feudal Barons 107th Edition - 2003. This project aims to enrich the Geni Family Tree with the details of fa...

  • "Delhi" (Vessel) - Colonists to South Australia in 1839

    The vessel Delhi arrived in South Australia from Liverpool on the 20th of December 1839 with 167 passengers on board captained by Samuel Herbert. This is part of the Bound for South Australia - Ships Lists Portal Project Sources: The Ships Passenger List This is a great time to add the profile to an Occupation Project and also to the country they settled FROM, Irish ; German and Pru...

  • New Zealand Settler Ships - Essex 1843

    Sailed Plymouth 3rd September 1842 - arrived Wellington January 4th 1843 New Plymouth 20th January 1843 Cabin Passengers Aubrey Arthur Herbert 18 Gentleman Charles 12 Gentleman Steerage Passengers Baily Henry 23 Plumber Batten William 36 Shepherd Widower William 17 Shepherd Matilda 15 Domestic Servant

  • New Zealand Settler Ships - Simlah 1851

    SIMLAH The SIMLAH departed Gravesend on 23rd April, 1851 and arrived at Auckland, via Hobart Town, on 3rd September, 1851, under the command of Captain Charles Robertson. 181 Passengers. Passengers CHAPMAN Mr Edward BLACKETT Mr James Mrs Sarah Mr John Miss Helen TAYLOR Mrs Miss Mr Archibald SPICER Mary Mary Eliz...

  • New Zealand Settler Ships - Whitby 1841

    Sailed from Gravesend 27 April 1841 and arrived in Nelson 4/11/1841 Armstrong John agricultural labourer 24 Arnold Aldous Richard improver Attwood John agricultural labourer 28 Barnes John boatman 29 Bell Henry Angelo clerk 19 Bradley James labourer 33 Browne David surveyor Brunner Thomas improver 19 B...

  • New Zealand Settler Ships - Oriental 1841

    Sailed from Plymouth 22 June 1841 - arrived Wellington 26 Oct and New Plymouth 7 November 1841 ASHTON Mary BEENLEN Richard (disembarked Port Nicholson) BISHOP John Charlotte John Walter Benjamin James Emily Thirza

  • New Zealand Settler Ships - William Bryan 1841

    Sailed from Plymouth, England on the 19th November 1840 and arrived at New Plymouth, New Zealand on the 30th March 1841. Cabin and Intermediate Passengers Aubrey Alexander 18 Esquire Aubrey Frederick William 19 Esquire Chillman Richard 24 Agent Agnes 26 Cutfield George 40 Esquire

  • New Zealand Settler Ships - Blenheim 1842

    Sailed from Plymouth 2 July 1842 - arrived New Plymouth 19 November 1842 ARGYL William Mary Richard Grace Elizabeth William BAIRD Marion (disembarked Wellington) BAKER Robert Emma Eliza John Elizabeth Robert BROOKE William (disembarked Wellington) BULLOCK Edward (disembarked Wellington) CHILLMAN Mary COLEMAN Willia...

  • New Zealand Settler Ships - Oriental 1840

    The barque “Oriental,” 506 tons, commanded by Captain Wm. Wilson, with Dr. J. Fitzgerald as surgeon superintendent, sailed from London on the 15th September, 1839, and arrived at Port Nicholson on the 31st January, 1840. There were on the Register (the New Zealand copy) 66 married couples, 29 single men, 3 single women, 17 children between nine and fourteen, and 9 between one and ...

  • New Zealand Settler Ships - Aurora 1840

    The “Aurora,” a barque of 550 tons, commanded by Captain Theophilus Heale, left Gravesend on the 18th September, 1839 and arrived at Port Nicholson on the 22nd January, 1840. She had 148 emigrants, and 21 cabin passengers, on board. There were 25 married couples, 36 single persons and 40 children. Following is the passenger list:— Baker Major Richard 30 Magistrate...

  • New Zealand Settler Ships - Comte de Paris 1840

    The ship Comte de Paris landed at Akaroa in August 1840 carrying French and German families. Cabin Passengers Belligny Pierre Joseph France Agent for Nanto-Bordelaise Co Belligny Eugène de France Cousin to above Other Settlers Bauriaud Elie 31 Charente-Maritime, France Nurseryman & Gardener Marie Annette 34 Benoit Jac...

  • New Zealand Settler Ships - Thomas Harrison 1842

    Nelson CC early settlers database Thomas Harrison Ship: 370 tons Captain: E M Smith Surgeon Superintendent: Dr Thomas Renwick Sailed London May 26th 1842 - arrived Nelson October 25th 1842 Cabin Passengers Cambell Matthew 27 Cooke Henry Landholder Cooke John Landholder Deans John 22 Farmer Newcombe Richard Gentleman Renwi...

  • New Zealand Settler Ships - Bengal Merchant 1840

    The “Bengal Merchant” was chartered by the New Zealand Company, and left Glasgow on the 30th October, 1839 and arrived at Port Nicholson on the 20th February, 1840. There were 30 married couples, 23 single men, 6 single women, 16 children under nine, 4 between nine and fifteen, and 13 under one year. One birth and one death occurred on the voyage. Following is the passenger list:&...

  • New Plymouth, New Zealand

    New Plymouth, Taranaki's only city, was the region’s first Pākehā settlement and has always been the largest. Originally called Ngāmotu (the islands), the site of New Plymouth was occupied for hundreds of years by Māori. Pākehā traders set up a trading station at Ngāmotu in 1828, but it was not until 1841–42 that planned settlement ...

  • New Zealand Settler Ships - Lancashire Witch 1863

    Sailed from London, arrived Lyttleton 13 October 1863 with 329 Government assisted passengers. There were 9 births and 26 deaths on board. 3 passengers wrote diaries - Price and Carr -steerage and Shepherd - cabin.

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