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Many lines of European Royalty (and some of the Pharaohs) trace their ancient lineage all the way back to the biblical era, mostly through various descendants of [http://www.geni.com/profile/index/6000000002145556219 Noah] or [http://www.geni.com/profile/index/6000000000190145122 Judah]. Many Jewish families trace their lineages to the Royal House of David, and the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exilarch Exilarchs] that followed them.
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{{TOC right}}This is a '''[[Merge_Collaboration|Merge Project]]''' page. This project was started in January, 2008, pretty much as soon as merging trees first became possible. The following [http://www.geni.com/projects/Biblical-Tree/38 Project Page] mostly replaces the need for this page.
 
 
As these most ancient lines are SO far back (Bible ends about '''90 generations''' ago), it is highly recommended to NOT connect directly with them, but rather to find a most RECENT ancestor that connects to them and connect to that. This will reduce the number of duplicates and subsequent merges.
 
 
 
'''Important Note:''' NOT all of these profiles actually appear in the Bible. Many are taken from non-canonical sources, from a whole assortment of traditions. Please respect the work other people have put in, and do NOT remove these "additions".
 
 
 
= Central Profiles =
 
There are presently '''at least''' thirty copies of the Biblical Tree on Geni. Each copy has between 200 to 1000 profiles in it, depending on how thorough and extensive it is.
 
 
 
[http://www.geni.com/profile/index/6000000000961697233 Adam.]
 
 
 
[http://www.geni.com/profile/index/6000000002145556219 Noah] (10 generations later).
 
 
 
[http://www.geni.com/profile/index/4008970325070048050 Abraham] (10 generations later).
 
 
 
[http://www.geni.com/profile/index/6000000001288370486 King David.]
 
 
 
[http://www.geni.com/profile/index/6000000000961704667 Josiah] one of the final Kings in the House of David.
 
 
 
[Zerubabel] first of the Exilarchs.
 
 
 
= List of duplicate copies =
 
=== Connected to the Big-Tree: ===
 
 
 
# [http://www.geni.com/people/ADAM-ISH-Adam-lived-930-yrs/6000000000169444782 ADAM-ISH-Adam-lived-930-yrs] managed by [http://www.geni.com/people/Vera-Susan-MERAN-Moskovits-Stark-/5449889694870080383 Vera Susan MERAN.] Refused merge for privacy reasons.
 
# [http://www.geni.com/people/Adam-adda-Ben-the-PATRIARCH/6000000000005069219 Adam-adda-Ben-the-PATRIARCH] managed by [http://www.geni.com/people/Chanda-BOYLES/5460801761930042902 Chanda L BOYLES.] No longer uses Geni. No interest.
 
# [http://www.geni.com/people/ADAM-HARISHON/318602292290006365 ADAM-HARISHON] managed by [http://www.geni.com/people/Richard-Klein/301916629480003828 Richard Andrew Klein.]
 
# [http://www.geni.com/people/Adam/6000000000250042709 Adam] managed by [http://www.geni.com/people/Anne-Mørkved/2760730 Anne Mørkved.] Has not responded to queries in both English (Shmuel Aharon) and Norwegian (Brox).
 
# [http://www.geni.com/people/First-Man-Adam/6000000000172811293 First Man Adam] managed by [http://www.geni.com/people/Gail-Kern/6000000000172589761 Gail Kern (Harbert)] (Kris Stewart has Permission).
 
 
 
=== Profiles NOT connected to the Big-Tree: ===
 
 
 
# [http://www.geni.com/people/Adam/379739849180013825 Adam] managed by [http://www.geni.com/people/Abel/379739620290011029 Abel] (his son).
 
# [http://www.geni.com/people/Adam-/5688540597230089987 Adam-] managed by [http://www.geni.com/people/Cain-Adam/5688398585700027770 Cain Adam] (his son).
 
# [http://www.geni.com/people/Adam-ben-Adamah/6000000000092157532 Adam-ben-Adamah] "Started family tree".
 
# [http://www.geni.com/people/Adam-Of-Eden/4464315328160022355 Adam-Of-Eden] managed by [http://www.geni.com/people/Marlow-Einelund/4148942538610023615 Marlow Einelund.]
 
# [http://www.geni.com/people/Adam-of-God/4839409217160129034 Adam-of-God] managed by [http://www.geni.com/people/Jesus-Christ-of-David/4451100 Jesus Christ of David] (his "half-brother").
 
# [http://www.geni.com/people/Adam-First-Man/5538028203260114769 Adam-First-Man] "Started family tree".
 
# [http://www.geni.com/people/Adam-Creature-of-God-s-Ben-God/310064874680002369 Adam-Creature-of-God-s-Ben-God] managed by [http://www.geni.com/people/Joseph-Bilodeau/1684718 Joseph Bilodeau.]
 
# [http://www.geni.com/people/Adam-1st-man-/6000000001255296186 Adam-1st-man-] managed by [http://www.geni.com/people/Matthew-Smith/6000000000877117702 Matthew Smith.]
 
# [http://www.geni.com/people/-Adam/325855433260006508 -Adam], [http://www.geni.com/people/-Adam/328229433080005498 -Adam], [http://www.geni.com/people/-Adam/328230230310005556 -Adam], [http://www.geni.com/people/-Adam/328230848220002081 -Adam], [http://www.geni.com/people/-Adam/328231261690004741 -Adam], [http://www.geni.com/people/-Adam/329227687220005777 -Adam] All '''six copies''' managed by [http://www.geni.com/people/Mark-Batchelder/298608650810001231 Mark Batchelder.] Strangely enough, they have the first name fields all set to '-', and actual names in the last name field!
 
# [http://www.geni.com/people/Adam-Harishon/6000000001002194001 Adam-Harishon]  "Started family tree".
 
# [http://www.geni.com/people/Seth-Ben-Adam/6000000001745385966 Seth-Ben-Adam] managed by [http://www.geni.com/people/Brittany-Lange/6000000001744457734 Brittany Taylor Lange.]
 
# [http://www.geni.com/people/Bc-Shem/6000000002106194979 Bc-Shem] (presumed to be son of [http://www.geni.com/profile/index/6000000002145556219 Noah]) managed by [http://www.geni.com/people/Cyn/6000000002105895441 Cyn.]
 
 
 
=== More: ===
 
 
 
# [http://www.geni.com/people/Adam/6000000002665306976 Adam] "Started family tree".
 
# [http://www.geni.com/people/Adam/6000000000578371097 Adam] managed by [http://www.geni.com/people/Corrine-Renae-Doxey/6000000000415680318 Corrine Renae Doxey.]
 
# [http://www.geni.com/people/ADAM/6000000000083763216 ADAM] managed by [http://www.geni.com/people/Ron-Franklin/4872961878120032688 Ron Duane Franklin.] This is a very partial tree, with only 147 profiles in it.
 
# [http://www.geni.com/people/Adam-na-/5709407937090119498 Adam-na-] managed by [http://www.geni.com/people/Kurt-Bestor/312523663730008178 Kurt Bestor.]
 
# [http://www.geni.com/people/ADAM-v-4000-v-3070-/6000000003102472891 ADAM-v-4000-v-3070-] managed by [http://www.geni.com/people/Jean-Pavloff/6000000001074477409 Jean Pavloff.]
 
 
 
=== Merges in progress. ===
 
# [http://www.geni.com/people/Mahalahel/6000000002746437992 Mahalahel] managed by [http://www.geni.com/people/Rose-Appignani-Spahr/6000000000274371420 Rose Appignani Spahr.]
 
# [http://www.geni.com/people/Adam/5271233810530067931 Adam] managed by [http://www.geni.com/people/Jerry-Daniel-Peardon/315716809800006435 Jerry Daniel Peardon.]
 
# [http://www.geni.com/people/Adam/6000000002103767530 Adam] managed by [http://www.geni.com/people/Rodrigo-G-Castel/604451 Rodrigo G. Castel.]
 
# [http://www.geni.com/people/Adam/6000000001192406148 Adam] managed by [http://www.geni.com/people/Eric-Stroud/6000000000686543118 Eric Garner Stroud.] Pending invite accept.
 
  
 
= Project Members =
 
= Project Members =
[http://www.geni.com/profile/index/5098603059080070794 Shmuel Aharon Kam] started this project.
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* [http://www.geni.com/profile/index/5098603059080070794 Shmuel Aharon Kam] started this project.
 
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* [http://www.geni.com/profile/index/6000000000961649111 Nadav Barkai]
[Nadav Barkai]
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* [http://www.geni.com/profile/index/350733179530012777 Malka Mysels]
 
 
[Malka Mysels]
 
 
 
[Kris Stewart] was also extremely helpful getting this project started. Thanks Kris! [Scott Hibbard] was the first to give me Family Group permissions, giving me a toe-hold to start from.
 
  
= Family Group Permissions =
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= Lists =
As SO many people had copies of this extensive tree or have added profiles to it, there is little point in listed them all (presently at least 24 people). If you need the full list, just ask Shmuel Aharon.
 
  
= Notes =
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* '''Main line ==> [http://www.geni.com/profile/index/6000000003538706117 Adam.]'''
At least 8 copies of this tree, have already merged together. As such, the existing tree has been gone over everything as far as the last of the Kings of David, with a fine comb, and verified the tree against various printed sources.
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* '''[[Biblical Tree List]].'''
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* '''[[Bible Tree Cheat Sheet]].'''
  
So from now on, instead of repeating hundreds of merges all over again each time, for each new copy of the tree that is "merged", and cleaning them up yet again, new trees should be "pruned". This means finding the LATEST point(s) that these copies diverge from the base tree, and grafting the new "branches" on at those points. After verifying that everything in the newly merged copy is also in the "main" tree, those [hundreds of] duplicate earlier profiles can be deleted.
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= Useful search queries to find yet '''MORE copies''' =
== Related sources ==
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Good choices would be main-line names that do NOT have many spelling variants, and are NOT in common use, outside of the Bible.
* '''[http://www.geni.com/discussions/6000000002465682039 a Discusssion thread]''' (visible to Shmuel Aharon's Family Group and Friends).
 
* Geni Forum thread: '''[http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=34681 "Biblical" Merges AKA People 'R' Weird]'''
 
  
= Naming Conventions =
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# [http://www.geni.com/search?&group=everyone&morphology=exact&names%5B%5D=Arphaxad Arphaxad.]
In the Biblical lines alternate names (spellings or actual names) are seperated by / marks, the "English" spellings first and then the Hebrew. The surname field is ALWAYS left blank, unless the person has a specific title (mostly kings).
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# [http://www.geni.com/search?&group=everyone&morphology=exact&names%5B%5D=Dodanim Dodanim.]
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# [http://www.geni.com/search?&group=everyone&morphology=exact&names%5B%5D=Reu Reu.]
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# [http://www.geni.com/search?&group=everyone&morphology=exact&names%5B%5D=Amalek Amalek.]
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# [http://www.geni.com/search?group=everyone&morphology=exact&names%5B%5D=Amminadab Amminadab.]
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# [http://www.geni.com/search?&group=everyone&morphology=exact&names%5B%5D=Zerubbabel Zerubbabel.]

Latest revision as of 17:23, 12 March 2016

This is a Merge Project page. This project was started in January, 2008, pretty much as soon as merging trees first became possible. The following Project Page mostly replaces the need for this page.

Project Members

Lists

Useful search queries to find yet MORE copies

Good choices would be main-line names that do NOT have many spelling variants, and are NOT in common use, outside of the Bible.

  1. Arphaxad.
  2. Dodanim.
  3. Reu.
  4. Amalek.
  5. Amminadab.
  6. Zerubbabel.
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