Genealogy Projects tagged with 1847 on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Mormon Pioneers 1847

    1847 This project is a sub project of the Mormon Pioneers (1847-1868) Master Project This page covers the Mormon Pioneers of 1847 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...

  • Mexican–American War

    The Mexican–American War , also known as the First American Intervention , the Mexican War , or the U.S.–Mexican War , was an armed conflict between the United States and Mexico from 1846 to 1848 in the wake of the 1845 U.S. annexation of Texas, which Mexico considered part of its territory despite the 1836 Texas Revolution. Combat operations lasted a year and a half, from sprin...

  • Mormon Battalion Project

    Add members of the Mormon Battalion to this project. You can visit HistoryLink to find out which projects include your ancestors. The Mormon Battalion was the only religiously based unit in United States military history serving from July 1846 to July 1847 during the Mexican-American War. The battalion was a volunteer unit of approximately 560 Latter-day Saints men led by Mormon company offic...

  • Phoenix Ship disaster

    The Phoenix Ship Disaster (1847) In the middle of the nineteenth century a lot of people from the East of Holland emigrated to the US. One of the most popular destinations was Wisconsin. In 1847 a group of those emigrants were on the propellor Phoenix, which would bring them from Buffalo to Sheboygan and beyond. In the early hours of November 21, 1847 the propellor burnt. About 25 people resc...

  • "Duchess of Northumberland" (Ship) - Colonists to South Australia in 1847

    The ship Duchess of Northumberland, of 541 tons, with 254 emigrants, arrived here last night after a fine passage of 101 days, having sailed from London on the 8th and taken a final departure from Plymouth on the 20th July. The Surgeon Superintendent is M. A. Bowden, Esq., and the emigrants were under the spiritual care of the Rev. J. C. Bagshaw, a clergyman of the Established Church, by whom D...

  • "Heloise" (Ship) - European Pioneers to South Australia - 1847

    The ship Heloise was 476 tons, Captain Jan Beckmann, from Bremen 12th October 1846, arrived at Port Adelaide, South Australia 17th March 1847 — Dr. J.F.C. Bayer, Surgeon-superintendent The South Australian Register, Saturday March 20, 1847 'Wednesday March 17th-The Ship Heloise 476 tons, Beckmann, master, from Bremen. Passengers.— Messrs. Beckmann, Doussa, Beddies, Monikes, Pappe,...

  • "David Malcolm" (Barque) - Colonists to South Australia in 1847

    The barque David Malcolm, 538 tons, Captain Jacob W. Smith, from London 1846 & Plymouth 13th October 1846, arrived at Port Adelaide, South Australia 23rd January 1847 Sources: The Ships Passenger List If you have information on passengers or need help locating them on the tree, start a discussion here.. Some of the passengers: Stories Related Projects: Bound for South Austra...

  • "Gellert" (Ship) - European Pioneers to South Australia - 1847

    The ship Gellert , 600 tons, Captain Fhlert, from Bremen, Germany 28th August 1847, arrived at Port Adelaide, South Australia 20th December 1847 South Australian Register Wednesday 22nd December 1847 Monday December 23th [sic 20th], 1847:- the ship Gellert, 600 tons, Fhlert, Master, from Bremen. Passengers: Mrs Oster and three children, Miss Sophie Stamm, Dr. Schultzen, Mr Carl Oetling, in ...

  • "Rachael" (Barque ) - Colonists to South Australia in 1847

    1847 Rachel aka Rachael from London, The Downs 27 - 05 1847 - Captain Richard H. Brown, arrived Port Adelaide on 24-09-1847 The South Australian Register. Adelaide: Wednesday, September 29, 1847. THE "RAJAH," THE "RACHEL," AND THE "MARINER" FROM ENGLAND. In our last publication we could only announce the arrival of the two first-mentioned ships, the Mariner's identity not having been asce...

  • "Hermann von Beckerath" (Barque) - German Emigrants to South Australia - 1847

    The barque Hermann von Beckerath , 580 tons, Captain Kahle, from Bremen, Germany 18th July 1847, via Rio de Janeiro, arrived at Port Adelaide, South Australia 15th December 1847 South Australian Register Saturday 18th December 1847 Wednesday December 15th, 1847:- the barque Hermann von Beckerath, 580 tons, Kahle, Master, from Bremen via Rio de Janeiro. Passengers: Geo. St. Bruhn and lady ; C....

  • "John Bartlett" (Barque ) - Colonists to South Australia in 1847

    The barque John Bartlett, 381 tons, Woodward, master, from London on Wednesday, July 28th. Passengers— in the cabin; Rev. Dr Murphy, Bishop of Adelaide, The Rev. Michael O'Brien Rev. Dennis McGuin Messrs A. Blyth Lavington Glyde Henry Lea Louis Joseph Wo. Charles Stamp, and Mrs Stamp and two children In the steerage; Francis S. Harris Win. B. Wigleys Heniy...

  • State of California

    CALIFORNIA "The Golden State" California is a state located on the West Coast of the United States. It is by far the most populous U.S. state, and the third most extensive (after Alaska and Texas). It is home to the nation's second- and sixth-largest census statistical areas (Los Angeles Metropolitan Area and San Francisco Bay Area), and eight of the nation's fifty most populated cities (Lo...

  • "Cressy" (Ship) - Colonists to South Australia in 1847

    The Ship Cressy left London and arrived in Port Adelaide August 19th 1847. The ship had been struck by Lightning twice. 720 Tons H Withers Master. Sources: The Ships Passenger List If you have information on passengers or need help locating them on the tree, start a discussion here.. Some of the passengers: Thomas Williams and Susan Lukey John Howard, wife Esther Baker and 2...

  • "Princess Royal" (Barque) - Colonists to South Australia - 1847

    The Princess Royal arrived in Port Adelaide on 16 03 1847 - departed London 05 11 1846. Captain von Zuilecom Chas. via Plymouth 15/11/1846 THE 'PRINCESS ROYAL,' EMIGRANT SHIP . The fine barque above-named arrived yesterday with upwards of two hundred free emigrants, after a fine passage of four months, having taken her final departure from Plymouth on the 15th November last. The Princess Ro...

  • Liberia - Colonization Period, 1820-1915

    Liberia Listeni/laɪˈbɪəriə/, Cape Mesurado, Grain Coast, Pepper Coast, (Little America) or (LIB), commonly and officially referred to as the Republic of Liberia, is a country on the West African coast. Liberia means "Land of the Free." It is bordered by Sierra Leone to its west, Guinea to its north and Ivory Coast to its east. It covers an area of 111,369 sq...

  • Mormon Pioneer Overland Trail Brigham Young Pioneer Company (1847)

    Project Scope: This project covers the original 1847 Brigham Young led pioneer company. The original pioneer company consisted of 143 men, 3 women, and 2 children. They covered the 1031 miles of the trail in 111 days. During the next 2 decades 70,000 others would follow. How to Participate If you would like to contribute to this page, please contact the Project Manager or one of the Pro...