Genealogy Projects tagged with 1866 on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Mormon Pioneers 1866

    1866 This project covers all Mormon pioneers that arrived in Utah in 1866. We Need Your Help Please collaborate on a specific year's (1847-1868) project page. While viewing a Mormon pioneer's profile and under the "More Actions" link choose "Add to Project" and this will allow you to add that pioneer to any of the the Mormon Pioneer projects. How to Help 1866 Arrivals <<- Click to...

  • 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 taken ...