Genealogy Projects tagged with Miners on the Geni Family Tree

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  • The Quincy Mine Fatalities

    The Quincy Mine was founded in 1846 by the merger of the Northwest Mining Company and the Portage Mining Company. Due to poor communication between government offices, these two speculative mining companies had purchased the same tracts of land during the mining rush of the early 1840's. The directors met and decided to merge, with significant investment coming from Massachusetts (the town of Q...

  • The Lake Superior Mine Fatalities

    The Lake Superior Mine Fatalities (Previously the Michigan upper peninsula mine fatalities) -Portage Lake District -Keweenaw Point District -Ontonagon District This project is dedicated to the thousands of men who were Husbands, Fathers, Sons, Uncles, or Friends who have perished in the unmerciful perils of the mines, to honor the men, who risked their lives, to find the true identi...

  • "All That Glitters..." MINING the world

    This is intended to be the Over-Arching Site Index of Geni projects about Mining across the world and across human history. America The California Gold Rush South Africa 'Diamonds & Dust; Gold & Ganja' - Mining South Africa Pilgrim's Rest History and Families of Kaapsehoop Oppenheimers in SA South Africa - Randlords British Isles the Bevin Boys

  • Notable Lithuanian Scottish people

    First Lithuanians came to work in coal mines and factories in Scotland in the end of 19th century. Many of immigrants then further emigrated to the US. In 1897 there were about 3000 Lithuanians in Scotland. Lithuanians established their parishes, communities, organizations and newspapers. The second wave, about 400 people, came after WWII. Draugas: The when, how and why of the Lithuanians in ...

  • British Coal Mine Workers

    British Coal Mine Workers=Coal mining in the United Kingdom probably dates to Roman times and took place in many different parts of the country. Britain's coalfields are associated with Northumberland and Durham, North and South Wales, Yorkshire, Scotland, Lancashire, the East and West Midlands and Kent. During the 1980s and 1990s the industry was scaled back considerably. In 2013, there were t...

  • Cornish Miners

    This project will gather information about Cornishmen who mined metals and minerals like copper, kaolinite, and tin. Young Cornishwomen who worked at the mine surface may be added to the Bal Maidens project. Featured Profiles William Carbines 1893–1912 Second Class Passenger on the RMS Titanic Richard Trevithick 1771–1833 Developer of the First High-Pressure Steam Engine James Webber ...

  • British Mine workers (non-coal)

    British Mine workers (non-coal) Pictured right Wealden Iron Ore Pits For British Coal Miners please go to: Mining has occurred in Great Britain since approximately 2700 BC. A diverse range of minerals has been extracted by underground mining, ranging from industrial minerals such as limestone through to precious metals like gold. Plans, sections and shaft information exist, recording many...

  • Bal Maidens

    Please include the Bal Maiden Record Number in the About section of each profile. Links