Genealogy Projects tagged with Prussian on the Geni Family Tree

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  • The Great Kashubian Migration

    In the mid-1800s Kashubians migrated for economic reasons. After the Franco-Prussian War and the unification of Germany under Bismarck, Kashubians were met with institutionalized hostility. Life was very harsh for the Kashubs. It was illegal to use Polish or Kashubian in public, especially in church. Many priests were imprisoned or exiled. Churches were left with no parish priests. As a result,...

  • Prussian settlement in South Australia

    Prussian (German, Polish, Slav, Russian, Wendish) settlement in South Australia Prussians began to settle in Australia in large numbers in 1838, with the arrival of immigrants from Prussia to Adelaide, South Australia. Prussian immigrants were prominent in settling South Australia and Queensland. Between 1850 until World War I, German settlers and their descendants comprised the largest non-B...

  • Prussian Settlement in Queensland

    Prussian (German, Polish, Slav, Russian, Wendish) settlement in Queensland Australia Germans/Prussians began to settle in Australia in large numbers in 1838, with the arrival of immigrants from Prussia to Queensland. German immigrants were prominent in settling South Australia and Queensland . Between 1850 until World War I, German settlers and their descendants comprised the largest non-Brit...

  • Prussian settlement in Victoria

    Prussian (German, Polish, Slav, Russian, Wendish) settlement in Victoria Australia==Germans/Prussians began to settle in Australia in large numbers in 1838, with the arrival of immigrants from Prussia to South Australia, Victoria and Queeensland. German immigrants were prominent in settling South Australia and Queensland some disembarked in Victoria and others left South Australia and moved to ...

  • "Australia" (Ship) - European Pioneers to South Australia - 1855

    The ship "Australia", 530 tons, Captain C.A. Jansen, from Hamburg 1st November 1854, arrived at Port Adelaide, South Australia 4th March 1855. The South Australian Register, Monday March 5th 1855: Arrival: the ship Australia, bringing 211 German and Prussian passengers, arrived at the lightship anchorage yesterday, previous to the departure from the river Elbe there was a sad mortality amon...