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  • Foundlings

    An abandoned child is referred to as a foundling . This project aims to organize genealogical data on foundlings. Find more projects at the Adoption Portal . PRIVACY DISCLAIMER: Only profiles that are either deceased and public, or living Master Profiles will be added into this project. Fictional profiles may not be included into this project. Wikipedia Child abandonment Baby hatch...

  • Chester County, Pennsylvania

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Chester County, Pennsylvania. Official Website History Philadelphia, Bucks, and Chester were the three Pennsylvania counties initially created by William Penn on August 24, 1682. At that time, Chester County's borders were Philadelphia County to the north, the ill-defined western edge of the colony (approximately the Susquehanna R...

  • First Ancestor to Immigrate to U.S.A.

    Purpose A project intended to list ancestors that were the first to immigrate to the country now known as the United States of America. Many managers place a profile picture similar to the one on the right on their ancestor that emigrated from another country and arrived to build a new life in the U.S.A This project creates a data base of those pioneers. Your ancestor profiles added to this p...

  • Manitowoc County, Wisconsin

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Manitowoc County, Wisconsin.= Official Website =The county was created in 1836 prior to Wisconsin's statehood and organized in 1848. It takes its name from a small river within its boundaries. The origin of this Indian word is variously given. The first constituent, "manito," is conceded by all to be the Indian word for spirit, or mys...

  • Menominee County, Wisconsin

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Menominee County, Wisconsin.The county was created from the northeastern portion of 7 townships of Shawano County and the Western 3 townships of Oconto County on July 3, 1959, in anticipation of the termination of the Menominee Indian Reservation in 1961. The reservation status was restored in 1973, and is now co-extensive with the co...

  • Oconto County, Wisconsin

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Oconto County, Wisconsin.= Official Website =First visited by French explorers in the 17th century, Oconto County is among the oldest settlements in Wisconsin. Father Claude-Jean Allouez of the Roman Catholic Jesuit order said the first Mass in Oconto. Among the first settlers was Joseph Tourtilott, who explored much of the Oconto Riv...

  • Oneida County, Wisconsin

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Oneida County, Wisconsin.= Official Wesbite =Oneida County was formed in 1887 and was named after the indigenous Oneida tribe, one of the five nations of the Iroquois. Adjacent Counties * Forest County * Vilas County * Langlade County * Lincoln County * Price County Cities & Towns *Cassian*Crescent*Enterprise*Hazelhurst*Lake Tomahawk*...

  • Pepin County, Wisconsin

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Pepin County, Wisconsin. Official Website Pepin County was formed in the year 1858. Both the town of Pepin (originally named North Pepin in 1856), and the village of Pepin were named after Lake Pepin The lake itself is likely named for one or more of the Pepin families from the French Canadian city of Trois-Rivières in Quebec, Canad...

  • Polk County, Wisconsin

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Polk County, Wisconsin. Official Website The county was created in 1853 and was named for President James K. Polk, 11th president of the United States. Adjacent Counties Burnett County Barron County Dunn County St. Croix County Chisago County, Minn. Washington County, Minn. Cities & Villages Amery Balsam ...

  • Portage County, Wisconsin

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Portage County, Wisconsin. Official Website Portage County was created from the Wisconsin Territory in 1836 and organized in 1844. It is named for the portage between the Fox and Wisconsin rivers; Portage County originally included the portage, but boundary changes detached the county from its namesake. Adjacent Counties Mara...

  • Locality Hietaniemi, Norrbotten, Sweden

    Hietaniemi Locality Project =Genealogy project for Hietaniemi, Sweden.== Hietaniemi village projects ==No village projects yet.== Regional Locality Projects == Finnmark: Alta I Berlevåg I Båtsfjord I Gamvik I Hammerfest I Hasvik I Karasjok I Kautokeino I Kvalsund I Lebesby I Loppa I Måsøy I Nesseby I Nordkapp I Nord-Varanger I Polmak I Porsanger I Sør-Varanger I Sørøysund I Talvik I Tana I Vads...

  • Price County, Wisconsin

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Price County, Wisconsin. Official Website Price County was created on March 3, 1879, when Wisconsin Governor William E. Smith signed legislation creating the county. The county was later organized in 1882. William T. Price (1824–1886), for whom Price County was named, was President of Wisconsin Senate and an early logger in Price Co...

  • Rusk County, Wisconsin, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Rusk County, Wisconsin.Founded in 1901, Rusk County was originally named Gates County after Milwaukee land speculator James L. Gates. It was renamed Rusk County in 1905 after Jeremiah M. Rusk, governor of Wisconsin and the first U.S. Secretary of Agriculture. It was formed out of the northern portion of Chippewa County. Cities, Towns,...

  • Sawyer County, Wisconsin

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Sawyer County, Wisconsin. Official Website The county is named for Philetus Sawyer, a New England man who represented Wisconsin in the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate in the 19th century. Logging began in the late 1850s. Loggers came from Cortland County, New York, Carroll County, New Hampshire, Orange County, Vermont ...

  • Shawano County, Wisconsin

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Shawano County, Wisconsin. Official Website History Its name is from a modified Ojibwa term meaning "southern"; it was the southern boundary of the Ojibwa nation. The federally recognized Stockbridge-Munsee Community (made up of Algonquian-speaking Mahican and Lenape), whose ancestors traditionally lived in the East along the Hu...

  • Taylor County, Wisconsin

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Taylor County, Wisconsin. Official Website History The earliest recorded event in Taylor County probably occurred in 1661, when Wisconsin was claimed by New France. A band of Huron Indians from eastern Ontario had fled the Iroquois and taken refuge near the headwaters of the Black River, probably around Lake Chelsea in the northea...

  • Vilas County, Wisconsin

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Vilas County, Wisconsin. Official Website In the eighteenth century, the area was disputed by the Dakota and Ojibwe people. According to oral histories, the conflict culminated in Ojibwe victory in a battle on Strawberry Island in Flambeau Lake around 1745. Ojibwe people have continued to live in the area ever since, securing the La...

  • Washburn County, Wisconsin

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Washburn County, Wisconsin. Official Website The county was created in 1883 and was named for Governor Cadwallader C. Washburn. Adjacent Counties Douglas County Bayfield County Sawyer County Rusk County Barron County Burnett County Cities, Villages, Towns & Communities Baronett | Bashaw | Bass Lake | Beaver Br...

  • Washington County, Wisconsin

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Washington County, Wisconsin. Official Website The county was created from Wisconsin Territory in 1836 and organized in 1845.[3] It was named after President George Washington. Adjacent Counties Fond du Lac County Sheboygan County Ozaukee County Milwaukee County Waukesha County Dodge County Cities, Towns & Villages

  • Locality Soini, Southern Ostrobothnia, Finland

    Soini locality projectWelcome to Soini locality project. This project is part of Pohjanmaa project. You can add persons to the project who have been born, lived or died at Soini.You might be also interested in Finnish emigrants project. Finnish emigrants More info about Soin at Wikipedia. Soini ===Swedish name===Soini===Old names===Konungsåby===Neighbouring parishes===Alajärvi, Karstula, Lehtim...

  • Hanseatic City of Lübeck, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

    Lübeck= Lübeck , officially the Hanseatic City of Lübeck , is a city in he state of Schleswig-Holstein , northern Germany, and one of the major ports of Germany. On the river Trave , it was the leading city of the Hanseatic League, and because of its extensive Brick Gothic architecture, it is listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site . In 2015, it had a population of 218,523.The purpose of this...

  • Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

    Schleswig-Holstein=== Schleswig-Holstein ( Abbr : SH )is the northernmost of the 16 states of Germany, comprising the southern part of the former Duchy of Schleswig and most of the historical duchy of Holstein and. The capitolof the state is Kiel . Other notable town are Lübeck and Flensburg .== This project is aimed to cover individuals born, lived, influenced or died in Schleswig-Holstein as ...

  • Locality Lehtimäki, Southern Ostrobothnia, Finland

    Tervetuloa Lehtimäen paikkakunta-projektiin! Tämä on sukututkimussivusto Genin Lehtimäki -paikkakuntaprojekti. Kaikki paikkakunnalla asuneiden henkilöiden historiasta kiinnostuneet ovat tervetulleita liittymään projektiin yhteistyöntekijöiksi. Projektiin voi lisätä Lehtimäellä syntyneitä, eläneitä, kuolleita tai muuten paikkakunnalla vaikuttaneita henkilöitä sekä valokuvia ja dokumentteja, jotk...

  • Locality Evijärvi, Southern Ostrobothnia, Finland

    Evijärvi locality project=Welcome to Evijärvi locality project. This project is part of Pohjanmaa project. You can add persons to the project who have been born, lived or died at Evijärvi.You might be also interested in Finnish emigrants project.More info about Evijärvi at Wikipedia . Project started 8/26/2017.

  • Locality Vimpeli - Vindala, Southern Ostrobothnia, Finland

    Vimpeli locality project=Welcome to Vimpeli (Swedish: Vindala) locality project. This project is part of Pohjanmaa project. You can add persons to the project who have been born, lived or died at Vimpeli.You might be also interested in Finnish emigrants project.More info about Vimpeli at Wikipedia . Project started 8/27/2017.

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