Genealogy Projects tagged with 1872 on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Diamond hoax of 1872

    diamond hoax of 1872 was a swindle in which a pair of prospectors sold a false American diamond deposit to prominent businessmen in San Francisco and New York. It also triggered a brief diamond prospecting craze in the western USA, in Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming, and Colorado.History

  • New Zealand Settler Ships - England 1872

    Departed: Gravesend* Date: 8 December 1871* Arrived: Wellington* Date: 9 March 1872 ==Ships Report==The following is the report of the ship England, from London, with a general cargo, and 30 families of Scandinavian passengers, numbering 30 adults, and 34 children, 6 single men, Scandinavians; 4 do [?] British; 8 single women, Scandinavians; 9 do [?], British; also two cabin passengers, Mr Badl...