Genealogy Projects tagged with massacre on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Deerfield Massachusetts Massacre of 1704

    The 1704 Raid on Deerfield, MA occurred February 29 when French and Native American forces attacked the English frontier settlement at Deerfield, Massachusetts, just before dawn, burning part of the town, killing 56 villagers, and taking 109 settlers captive. This was part of the larger Queen Anne's War. The 'lucky' ones were murdered outright, others were captured and forced to walk to Quebe...

  • The Schenectady (NY) Massacre of 1690

    The Schenectady Massacre. It was an attack against the village of Schenectady in the colony of New York on 1690-02-08. It was carried out by a party of over 200 French and Sault and Algonquin Indian raiders that set out from Montreal to attack English outposts to the south, and was intended as retaliation for a series of devastating Iroquois raids for which the English had provided weapons and ...

  • Mountain Meadows Massacre

    The Mountain Meadows Massacre was the killing of roughly 120 emigrants who were passing through Southern Utah in September 1857. The massacre occurred on September 11, 1857. The emigrants–men, women, and children–were traveling from Arkansas to California, part of the Baker-Fancher wagon train. They were killed by a group of Mormons with the help of local Paiute Indians. From Wi...

  • The Burning: Massacre, Destruction, and the Tulsa Race Riot of 1921

    This project is inspired by several documentaries I have seen in the last four years or so. But seeing a young lady read the book today, "pushed me over the edge!" The Burning: Massacre, Destruction, and the Tulsa Race Riot of 1921 by Tim Madigan. On the morning of June 1, 1921, a white mob numbering in the thousands marched across the railroad tracks dividing black from white in Tulsa, O...