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  • Pioneers of Canada - Quebec

    Pioneers of Canada - Quebec Pictured right: Victor Begin was the only French Canadian officer serving in the NorthWest Mounted Police. and he had been with them for 15 years. If you would like to know a bit more, please consult the Skagway Historical Society which has posted a brief biography of Joseph Victor Begin. History: From New France to Confederation French colonization started w...

  • Pioneers of California

    Pioneers of California will include those who emigrated to California prior to the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad in 1869 . Although California was admitted to the Union in 1850, travel between California and the rest of the continental U.S. remained time consuming and dangerous. Once the Transcontinental Railroad was completed, hundreds of thousands of U.S. citizens came west, mar...

  • New Zealand Pioneer Families 1800-1900

    This project is to catalog the first generation of immigrants to New Zealand in the 19th century, and to organise the information and place them into the ships they arrived on. Please add your pioneer ancestors to the project by going to their profile, click "actions" click "add to project". Please make sure the profile is set to public. all Kiwis are welcome join and contribute :) Families...

  • Lost Along the Way: Mormon Pioneers on the Westward Journey

    This is a Master Project designed to honor Mormon Pioneers who died along the trail; there is a sub project specifically for the tragedy of the Martin/Willey Handcart Company - Hunt and Hodgett Wagon Company of 1856 . "That the struggles, the sacrifices, and the sufferings of the faithful pioneers and the cause they represented shall never be forgotten." - Winter Quarters Monument The Mormo...

  • Computer pioneers

    Computer pioneers whose contributions in the theoretical, technical and/or commercial fields of computing are outstanding and highly significant in the further development of computer-related disciplines. List of notable computer pioneers Sir Timothy John "Tim" Berners-Lee, OM, KBE Inventor of the World Wide Web Vannevar Bush , American engineer and science administrator; best-known for...

  • Pioneers of Canada - New Brunswick

    Pioneers of Canada - New Brunswick Exploration When the French attempted settlement, first at the mouth of the St Croix River in 1604 and later at Port-Royal, they were welcomed by the Micmac, who taught them how to survive. After the French had shifted their interest to Québec, the native people helped a few young men who remained, including Charles de Saint-Étienne de La Tou...

  • "Leontine" (Ship) - European Pioneers to South Australia - 1848

    The Bremen ship Leontine was built at Vegesack/Grohn by Johann Lange for the Bremen firm of D. H. Wätjen & Co., being launched on 19 April 1844. The South Australian Register Wednesday August 2 1848 Tuesday August 1, the Ship Leontine , 758 tons, William Ariaans, Master, from Bremen, 10th April. We have the pleasure to greet the arrival of another large batch of German emigrants by...

  • Australian Pioneers

    This project is to compose a complete list of ships to Australia and their passengers. The red ships icon is reserved for the first three fleets that arrived in Australia projects. 1787 First Fleet HMS Sirius HMS Supply Alexander Charlotte Friendship Lady Penrhyn Prince of Wales Scarborough Golden Grove Fishburn Borrowdale 1789 Second Fleet ...

  • Pioneers of the Old Southwest Territory (Tennessee), 1791-1796

    Bring your pioneer ancestors on over. Profiles must be set to public. The Territory South of the River Ohio, more commonly known as the Southwest Territory, was an organized incorporated territory of the United States that existed from May 26, 1790, until June 1, 1796, when it was admitted to the United States as the State of Tennessee . ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ George Washington Philadelph...

  • Pioneering American Women

    As the first Europeans landed and began their westward push, women were placed on the edge of hardship and danger. They took care of their families, and defended them. Limited in their legal rights and accepted customs of society at the time, women mostly honored their husbands demands and spent their time cooking meals, tending to children, watering the horses and taking care of the househol...

  • Pioneers of Canada - Prince Edward Island

    Pioneers of Canada - Prince Edward Island History The first inhabitants of PEI were ancestors of the Mi’kmaq. There is evidence they occupied sites on PEI as many as 10,000 years ago by crossing the low plain now covered by Northumberland Strait. Occupation since that time has most likely been continuous, although there are some indications that there may have been seasonal migration...

  • Bolton Street Cemetery

    Bolton Street Cemetery is the oldest cemetery in Wellington, New Zealand. Dating back to 1840, it commemorates many early pioneers and important historical figures from the 19th century. It was closed in 1892, except for burials of close kin within existing family plots; this was due to inadequate space as the city grew. In 1978 the name “Bolton Street Memorial Park” was adopted t...

  • Kentucky Pioneers

    From The First American West: The Ohio River Valley, 1750-1820 The opening of the trans-Appalachian West launched one of the greatest land rushes in American history. Contrary to legend, however, most of the land was won not by hardy pioneers seeking a family farmstead but by wealthy individuals and powerful companies who quickly claimed possession of all the prime areas. By the beginning of ...

  • Pioneers of Canada - Ontario

    Pioneers of Canada - Ontario History Aboriginal Settlement The first residents of Ontario arrived during the last ice age, approximately 10,000 years ago. As the ice retreated Ontario's paleo-Indian inhabitants moved into the northern region of the province. For many years Ontario's Aboriginal peoples probably lived by fishing and hunting; deer, elk, bear and beaver could be found in the ...

  • Pioneers of Canada - Manitoba

    Pioneers of Canada - Manitoba Settlement Agricultural settlement began in 1812 with the arrival of Lord Selkirk's settlers at Point Douglas, now within the boundaries of Winnipeg. Over the next 45 years, the Red River Colony at Assiniboia survived hail, frost, floods, grasshoppers, skirmishes with the Nor'Westers and an HBC monopoly. Expansionist sentiment from both Minnesota and Upper Cana...

  • Interstate - Tasmania to South Australia

    Interstate - Tasmania to South Australia Sources: Ships Passenger Lists and Vessels If you have information on passengers or need help locating them on the tree, start a discussion here.. Related Projects: Interstate Pioneers To South Australia Bound for South Australia - Ships Lists Portal Died at sea - South Australia 1838 Caroline Francis (Evans) arrived in South ...

  • "George Washington" (Ship) - European Pioneers to South Australia - 1844

    The ship George Washington , 461 tons, Captain Matthias Probst, from Hamburg 23rd May 1844 & Bremen 29th May arrived at Port Adelaide, South Australia 12th September 1844. The South Australian Register, Saturday September 14th, 1844 Thursday September 12.— The ship George Washington, 461 tons, Probst, Master, from Bremen. Passengers Mr. L. Mundil, H.H. Behr, and F.G.H. Harzen, in the...

  • Pioneers of Canada - British Columbia

    Pioneers of Canada - British Columbia History Aboriginal Settlement The coasts and interior valleys of British Columbia were first occupied sometime after the last Ice Age. Occupation of some sites in BC has been confirmed by carbon dating at about 6,000–8,000 years ago. The people of the Northwest Coast lived in autonomous villages of 200 to 1,000 people and had access to a partic...

  • George III (Ship-Wrecked) - Convicts and Pioneers to Tasmania

    WRECK OF GEORGE III. Tragic Story Retold Early Tasmanian History - Great Loss of Life Tucked away in what remains of St. David's Cemetery there is a stone tablet bearing the following inscription: "Sacred' to the memory of Gregor McGregor , Assistant Surgeon of the 50th, who died April 24, 1835, aged 25 years. This tomb was erected by the officers of the 50th Regiment to mark their de...

  • Interstate - Victoria to South Australia

    Interstate - Victoria to South Australia (some may just be visiting - still proof of existence) Sources: Ships Passenger Lists and Vessels If you have information on passengers or need help locating them on the tree, start a discussion here.. 1836 1837 1838 1839 1851 Mr. William Duffield 1852 1853 18th August — The brigantine Robert Clive , 164 tons, Rober...

  • "George Washington" (Ship) - European Pioneers to South Australia - 1846

    The ship George Washington , Captain Matthias Probst, from Bremen 11 October 1845 arrived at Port Adelaide, South Australia 22nd January 1846 The South Australian Register, Saturday Janaury 24th, 1846 Thursday January 22.— The ship George Washington, 575 tons, Matt. Probst, Master, from Bremen. Passengers: T. Clodius 287/1, E. Kunoth 944/1, I. Imberg 810/2, E. Schohl, Miss J.F.Burmei...

  • Interstate - Pioneers to South Australia

    Not everyone arrived on a boat to Port Adelaide and often the ships passengers on local shipping was not recorded. If a person arrived on a vessel, add a project to this portal for that local voyage. If persons arrived via land, or unlisted on a local vessel, please add them to this project. If you have information or need help locating them on the tree, start a discussion here.. Inters...

  • Interstate - New South Wales to South Australia

    Interstate - New South Wales to South Australia Sources: Ships Passenger Lists and Vessels If you have information on passengers or need help locating them on the tree, start a discussion here.. 1839 George James Thomas Squire/Squires arrived in SA 20th Nov 1839 aboard John Pirie from Sydney ref Family History SA He married Sarah Risely on 06 Nov 1842 in Adelaide. They had 6 chi...

  • Interstate - Pioneers to Victoria

    Not everyone arrived on a boat to Victoria and often the ships passengers on local shipping was not recorded. If a person arrived on a vessel, list them on the appropriate project bellow. If persons arrived via land, or unlisted on a local vessel, please add them to this project. If you have information or need help locating them on the tree, start a discussion here.. This icon is reserve...

  • Pioneers of Canada

    WARNING: Geni users, please, do not create a version of this project in another language, any other language. The Geni project multilingual feature will cause project data to be lost. For the time being, just stay with the English (default) version. A solution is being worked on. Stay tuned. <<< Pioneers of Canada This project will act as an umbrella project for all province's pioneers. ...

  • Wyoming Pioneers

    Wyoming Pioneers are those who emigrated to the Wyoming Territory prior to statehood in 1890. The usual indication that a person was a pioneer is a listing in 1870 or 1880 censuses for Wyoming, or a land entry dated before 1890. County records are also good sources of information. Wyoming is the iconic state of the Old West. The United States acquired international title to the area east of t...

  • Pioneers of Canada - Nova Scotia

    Pioneers of Canada - Nova Scotia People Settlement and Immigration The French who established the first successful settlement of Europeans in the province at Port-Royal in 1605 named it Acadia, from the name assigned to the coast by Giovanni da Verrazzano. Lasting British settlement did not occur until the founding of Halifax in 1749 by Governor Edward Cornwallis who brought with him some...

  • "Bengalee" (Barque) - European Pioneers to South Australia - 1838

    The barque Bengalee was 354 tons, Captain Thomas Hamlin, from Hamburg 10th July 1838, arrived at Kangaroo Island, 9th November, Holdfast Bay, 16th November & Port Adelaide, South Australia 19th November 1838. The Bengalee was a barque built at Dumbarton, Scotland, in 1837. The Ships Passenger List If you have information on passengers or need help locating them on the tree, start a di...

  • "Aldinga" (S.S) - Interstate Pioneers to South Australia in 1869

    S.S. Aldinga, 291 tons, Captain Hugh McMeikan, from Melbourne April 13th, with passengers ex S.S. Great Britain , 3,200 tons, Lieutenant John Gray from Liverpool 3rd February 1869, arrived at Port Adelaide, South Australia 16th April 1869. Sources: The Ships Passenger List If you have information on passengers or need help locating them on the tree, start a discussion here.. Some of...

  • Pioneers of Space

    In the year 2014 we are still in a pioneering phase of "space: the final frontier.". So please add profiles to this project of the men and women of "this" planet who are making it possible to dream of "other" planets. Note: there is a separate project for Astronauts and Cosmonauts From A Brief History of Space Exploration : Humans have dreamed about spaceflight since antiquity. The Chines...

  • Mormon Pioneer Company Leaders

    This project is a sub project of the Mormon Pioneers (1847-1868) Master Project This project covers all company commanders of the Mormon Pioneer migrations from 1847-1868) Finding Aids Alphabetical Company List Chronological Company List Alphabetical List of all Company Commander Names and Year of Departure Horace M. Alexander (1847) Isaac Allred (1855) [Fred C. Anderson] (186...

  • "George Washington" (Ship) - European Pioneers to South Australia - 1849

    The ship George Washington , 461 tons, Captain Mathias Probst, from Bremen 25th October 1848, arrived at Port Adelaide, South Australia 2nd March 1849 There were many deaths on this voyage, listed below. The South Australian Register, Wednesday March 14th, 1849 Passengers:— per George Washington from Bremen, (arrival reported in our last). Friedrich Otto Lachse ; Heinrich Von Barst...

  • "Solway" (Ship) - European Pioneers to South Australia - 1837

    The ship Solway was 337 tons, Captain R. Pearson, from Hamburg 9th June 1837, arrived at Port Adelaide (Kangaroo Island), South Australia 16th October 1837 The Solway was a wooden ship built in Sunderland in 1829. On the 21st of December 1837, she broke moorings and was wrecked during a storm in Rosetta Harbor, Encounter Bay. Some Passengers ZILM Conrad (w?), son Andreas (50,18) arrived...

  • "Pauline" (Barque) - European Pioneers to South Australia - 1846

    The barque Pauline , 500 tons, Captain Lüder Stelljes, from Bremen, Germany 30th May 1846, arrived at Port Adelaide, South Australia 27th September 1846 South Australian Register Wednesday 30th September 1846 On Sunday last, the Colonists were taken by surprise at an arrival generally unexpected, that of the Ship [sic] Pauline, 500 tons, Stelljes, Master, from Bremen, to the consignm...

  • "Pauline" (Barque) - European Pioneers to South Australia - 1848

    The barque Pauline , 500 tons, Captain Lüder Stelljes, from Bremen, Germany 21st November 1847, arrived at Port Adelaide, South Australia 31st March 1848, Frederick Cornelius surgeon-superintendent South Australian Register Saturday 1st April 1848 ship Pauline, Captain Stelljes, from Bremen 21st November, with a cargo of merchandise and sixty-nine passengers, as named and described in ...

  • "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...

  • "Victoria" (Barque) - European Pioneers to South Australia - 1848

    The barque Victoria , 390 tons, Captain J.H.O. Meyer, from Hamburg, Germany 15th June 1848, arrived at Port Adelaide, South Australia 6th November 1848South Australian Register Tuesday 7th November 1848Monday November 06-the barque Victoria 390 tons, J.H.O. Meyer from Hamburg, 15th June & Rio de Janeiro 31st August.Passengers: cabin.— S. A. Butefish ; H. W. Gravenhorst ; T. Landmann ; Ma...

  • "President Smidt" (Ship) - European Pioneers to South Australia - 1848

    The ship President Smidt, 450 tons, Captain H. Hitcken, from Bremen [?] 1848, arrived at Port Adelaide, South Australia 8th April 1848 — Emil Reuner, Surgeon-superintendent The South Australian Register Wednesday April 12 1848 Monday April 8, the Ship President Smidt, 450 tons, H. Hitcken, Master, from Bremen. Passengers.— Mr. F.W. Jansen (Supercargo) and lady, Mrs. E. Jansen ...

  • Pioneers of Canada - Saskatchewan

    Pioneers of Canada - Saskatchewan History Aboriginal Settlement The earliest human inhabitants of the area that became Saskatchewan were nomadic Aboriginal peoples grouped roughly from north to south as follows: three tribes of the Athapaskan linguistic group (the Chipewyan, the Amisk and the Slavey); two groups speaking Algonquian (the Cree and the Blackfoot); and two tribes of the Sioua...

  • Pioneers of the Northwest Territory (Ohio), 1738

    Come on over and being your ancestors with you. Profiles must be set to public. from Wikipedia The first group of these early American pioneers to the Northwest Territory is sometimes referred to as “the forty-eight” or the “first forty-eight”, and also as the “founders of Ohio”. These first forty-eight men were carefully chosen and vetted by se...

  • Pioneers of Canada - Yukon

    Pioneers of Canada - Yukon History Aboriginal Settlement While it is one of the youngest parts of Canada in terms of European settlement, the Yukon (along with Alaska) is the oldest continuously inhabited part of North America. The earliest human inhabitants arrived via a land bridge across the Bering Strait from Asia. The date this occurred, however, is subject to considerable debate amo...

  • Signers of the Cumberland Compact 1780

    Please join and bring your pioneer ancestors with you. Cumberland Compact from Westerly Journeys - COLONIAL KENTUCKY FRONTIER In the spring of 1780 despite the hazards of life at the frontier, Judge Richard Henderson initiated the Cumberland Compact and obtained the signatures of 236 would-be settlers to the land south of Kentucky called "Tennessee." Many of his own family were among ...

  • Jews of South Dakota

    This is an umbrella project for all projects related to Jews from South Dakota . One of the people mentioned in this article is Blanche Colman, one of the first women to practice law in South Dakota. Her picture is available here.

  • Pioneers of Canada - Newfoundland & Labrador

    Pioneers of Canada - Newfoundland & Labrador History Aboriginal Settlement During the prehistoric period, a group of people referred to by archeologists as the Maritime Archaic lived in the area now known Newfoundland and Labrador from about 8000 to 3200 BCE. They were followed by the Palaeo-eskimo, who lived in the region from about 2800 to 600 BCE, and then the Recent Indians, present f...

  • Pioneers of Canada - Labrador

    Pioneers of Canada - Labrador History The Labrador coast has been occupied for a very long time. Evidence of Maritime Archaic Native occupation, dating back at least 7000 years, has been found at L'ANSE AMOUR BURIAL SITE in the south. Labrador was likely the "Markland" of the Viking sagas, which described the anomalous silvery beaches near Groswater Bay. BASQUE fishermen established a great...

  • Pioneers of Old Hopewell, New Jersey

    Please add your pioneer and notable ancestors of Hopewell to this project. Collaborators, feel free to update the page, add resources, documents, images ... origins Hopewell’s first inhabitants were Lenapes, an Algonquin tribe who welcomed Europeans because they needed protection from other Indians. Their Hopewell villages were Wissamonson [Woodbridge] and...

  • New Zealand Settler Ships - Comte de Paris 1840

    The ship Comte de Paris landed at Akaroa in August 1840 carrying French and German families. Cabin Passengers Belligny Pierre Joseph France Agent for Nanto-Bordelaise Co Belligny Eugène de France Cousin to above Other Settlers Bauriaud Elie 31 Charente-Maritime, France Nurseryman & Gardener Marie Annette 34 Benoit Jac...

  • No Wealth for Levinia

    Levinia Perry arrived in Mountain City, Colorado Territory, from Cornwall, England, on September 21, 1863. The day she stepped off the stagecoach, she married her sweetheart Hugh Champion, who had waited for her for two long years. This book, authored by her granddaughter Amy Hoskin Hill and adapted by the author's grandson Dennis Mayfield, tells the true story of Levinia's struggles in the m...