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  • Birth  Varsseveld Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  21 Nov 1847  Lake Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID  I7992  Population of Aalten, Bredevoort, Dinxperlo and Winterswijk
    Last Modified  08 Apr 2001 
  • Groups
    Passengers on the Phoenix.
    Passengers on the Phoenix.
    On November 21, 1847, the propeller Phoenix perished on Lake Michigan, a couple of miles off the shore from Sheboygan. About 250 people died and only 43 people survived. Most of the passengers were Dutch immigrants.

    See Yvette's Dutch Genealogy Homepage for more information about the…
  • Notes 
    • De afgescheiden gemeente van Aalten hielden diensten bij L. Oberink en D.W. Navis, B. Groot Nibbelink op de boerderij Olderslag, en bij A. Colenbrander op Keurhorst.

      Bron: A voice from Aalten about the Phoenix disaster
  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Nov 1847 - Lake Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. Phoenix documentatie.