Genealogy Projects tagged with iron on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Ironworkers of Colonial America

    This is an umbrella project for the people associated with one of the first industries in Colonial America: iron . Collaborators, please feel free to edit this front page; add documents, profiles and images; and develop the themes discovered by starting related (perhaps more detailed) projects. For example: Braintree Iron Works (1643) Scots at the Braintree Furnace (1653) Virginia Ger...

  • Scots at the Braintree Furnace (1653)

    Please add your iron working ancestors to this project (upper right hand corner > actions menu > add profiles) overview From "An Incomplete List of Scottish Prisoners of War Sent to New England in 1650" -- According to Colonel Banks' 1927 paper presented to the Massachusetts Historical Society, in the aftermath of the Battle of Dunbar, 900 Scots were to be sent to Virginia. Another 150 pris...

  • Braintree Iron Works (1643-1736)

    In The Vinton memorial, comprising a genealogy of the descendants of John Vinton of Lynn, 1648, Appendix G - The Braintree Iron Works - John Adams Vinton wrote: It has been a question, whether the first Iron Works in America were erected at Lynn or at Braintree. It is certain that both of these places had Iron Works In-fore they were established elsewhere on this continent. It is also certain...

  • "All That Glitters..." MINING the world

    This is intended to be the Over-Arching Site Index of Geni projects about Mining across the world and across human history. America The California Gold Rush South Africa 'Diamonds & Dust; Gold & Ganja' - Mining South Africa Pilgrim's Rest History and Families of Kaapsehoop The Oppenheimers in SA British Isles the Bevin Boys Canada Fraser River British Columbia