Genealogy Projects tagged with 1883 on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Vergaan van de vissersvloot van Paessens en Moddergat 1883

    In de nacht van 5 op 6 maart 1883, 139 jaar geleden, vergingen tijdens een zware storm 17 schepen van de vissersvloot van Paessens Moddergat, twee dorpjes die naast Lauwersoog tegen de Friese zeedijk aanliggen. 83 dorpelingen kwamen om, een tragedie dat het vissersdorp nooit geheel te boven is gekomen. Op de dijk staat nu nog in steen het gedicht: "Als de dood het schip bereikt dan is er gee...

  • Pre-Ellis Island Arrivals: 1880-1891

    This project is a sub-project for U.S. arrivals before Ellis Island opened. Please add your ancestors or other relatives who arrived during this period. ==afterwards we will work on a portal/master project!== ==Summary==* Immigration timeline By the 1880's, steam power had shortened the journey to America dramatically. Immigrants poured in from around the world: from the Middle East, the M...

  • The Yokohama Journals

    Daily Logs of a Round-the-World Voyage 1882-1883 ====On December 12, 1882 Noyes Frederick Avery and his step brother Frank Wilder Foster set sail from New York harbor on the square rigged schooner "Jacob E. Ridgway" bound for Yokohama, Japan on the first oceanic leg of their round-the-world journey. The voyage took them around the Cape of Good Hope, sailing on through the Indian Ocean, through ...