Genealogy Projects tagged with disaster on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Shipwrecked

    Please add Geni profiles for those who died in a shipwreck . This list does not include deaths by natural disasters, war, or violent acts. Do consider breaking out large numbers of profiles into a "related project." notes From Shipwreck - Mysteries of Death at Sea It is a terrible tragedy when a boat is lost and those who are lost with it are not recovered for a proper burial. "Wh...

  • Quintinshill Rail Disaster

    Quintinshill Rail Disaster The Quintinshill rail disaster occurred on 22 May 1915 near Gretna Green, Dumfriesshire, Scotland at Quintinshill, an intermediate signal box with passing loops on each side on the Caledonian Railway Main Line linking Glasgow and Carlisle (now part of the West Coast Main Line). The crash, which involved five trains, killed a probable 226 and injured 246 and remain...

  • RMS Titanic

    RMS Titanic On the 14th of April 2012 it was 100 years ago the Titanic disaster took place. This project aims to identify and list the survivors and casualties of the sinking of the RMS Titanic. In this Titanic centenary year the Titanic project will become an ongoing project with the aim to build all passenger family-trees Overview RMS Titanic was the largest passenger steamship in the...

  • Mary Stanford Lifeboat Disaster - 1928

    Mary Stanford Lifeboat Disaster 1928 East Sussex Image Right The memorial grave at Rye Harbour. RNLB Mary Stanford (ON 661) was a Liverpool-class lifeboat which capsized in Rye Harbour in 1928. The disaster occurred on 15 November 1928 when the whole of the 17-man crew of the Mary Stanford Lifeboat were drowned, practically the whole male fishing population of the village of Rye Harbour...

  • Tornadoes

    Tornadoes Add profiles for those who have DIED in or as a result of injuries from a Tornado. If the tornado is a well-known historic event, please consider making a project for it, and listing it in this umbrella. If all you know is "died in a tornado," add to this project. Use discussions to ask questions, make comments, etc. Also Known as : twisters or cyclones A tornado is...

  • L'Exhaussement du Lac Saint-Jean

    Aperçu L'exhaussement des eaux du lac Saint-Jean entre 1926-1930 fut une catastrophe écologique et humaine incompréhensive. Des communautés entières ont été éradiquées pour satisfaire les désirs économiques de dirigeants industriels et hommes politiques de l'époque. Aucune personne en ces temps n'a porté...

  • The Hindenburg

    The Hindenburg The Hindenburg was a large German commercial passenger-carrying rigid airship, the lead ship of the Hindenburg class, the longest class of flying machine and the largest airship by envelope volume. It was designed and built by the Zeppelin Company (Luftschiffbau Zeppelin GmbH) on the shores of Lake Constance in Friedrichshafen and was operated by the German Zeppelin Airline Com...

  • 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...