Genealogy Projects tagged with 1866 on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Mormon Pioneers 1866

    1866 This project is a sub project of the Mormon Pioneers (1847-1868) Master Project This page covers the Mormon Pioneers of 1866 only. Finding Aids Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah Chronological Company List Pioneer Index Search How to Participate Please collaborate on a specific year's (1847-1868) project page. If you have an ancestor who was a Mormon pioneer consult the lin...

  • The Sinking of the "Evening Star" Steamship in 1866

    The Evening Star Sank on October 3, 1866 .........283 Parished Evening Star – On 3 October 1866, the Evening Star sank after sailing into a hurricane 180 miles east of Tybee Island, GA. Of the approximately 300 aboard, 283 perished. The ship contained lifeboats for only 60 people and not enough life vests for all on board. One group of survivors were picked up by a passing vessel and...