Genealogy Projects tagged with shipping on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Local - Shipping South Australia

    Local shipping movements can offer an insight in to your pioneer ancestors movements and goods that they produced. 1850 The cutter Petrel, 15 tons. Mills, master, from Port Lincoln 27th January. Passengers — Mr J. P. Pryce, Mr Swaffer, Mr Sinclair, Mr Stuckey, Mr Robinson, in the cabin; Mr Baxter, in the steerage. Cargo—6 bales wool, J. P. Pryce. The cutter Breeze , 20 ton...

  • Shipping arrivals (misc) -South Australia

    Please add small lists here for miscellaneous shipping, and small lists that do not warrant a project. If you have information on passengers or need help locating them on the tree, start a discussion here.. 1877 IMMIGRANTS PER ALNWICK CASTLE. J. Armstrong, 34, Bricklayer, wife and two children; J. Buckton, 30, agricultural labourer, wife and four children; J. Bright, 31, carpenter, and wi...

  • South African Stamouers/Progenitors - Mapping the arrival of VOC ships and passengers to the Cape

    Background The VOC fitted out some 4,700 ships, nearly 1,700 in the seventeenth century and a good 3,000 in the eighteenth. Between 1602 and 1700, 317,000 people sailed from Europe on these ships, while between 1700 and 1795 this total reached 655,000. Although some of it is missing, a huge amount of information is available through various sources about arrivals and departures to and from ...

  • State of Massachusetts

    About the Massachusetts project The Massachusetts project is created in order to facilitate those researching ancestors or relatives in Massachusetts or elsewhere in the world but with roots or relatives in Massachusetts. We encourage everyone with links in Massachusetts to communicate and explore a common ancestry -- and to add the tag "Massachusetts" to any relavent projects. In this po...

  • Notables of Newburyport

    Come on over and bring your "notable" ancestors with you. Profiles must be set to "public." Newburyport, Massachusetts: Founded 1764 (from Newbury) from The history of Newburyport prior to 1764 is largely the history of Newbury. As a farming community, Newbury expanded rapidly, outgrowing the land along the Parker River. In 1642, a "New Town" was laid out beside the Merrimack River an...

  • Overseas trade: Shipping Merchants and Companies

    The American Revolution, which was largely fostered in the early seaports and partly tied to the trade restrictions imposed on the American colonies by England, resulted in the expulsion of the new American states from the trading family of the British Empire. The United States was not a self-sufficient nation, so trade by sea became essential. Adventurous merchants sent out their ships to find...