Egbert Landeweerd1836 - 1847 (11 years)
Name Egbert Landeweerd Born 10 Jun 1836 Holten-Look  Gender Male Died 21 Nov 1847 Lake Michigan, USA  Person ID I6775 Population of Aalten, Bredevoort, Dinxperlo and Winterswijk Last Modified 8 Apr 2001
Father Hendrik Jan Landeweerd, b. 27 Sep 1796, Holten , d. 21 Nov 1847, Lake Michigan, USA (Age 51 years) Mother Gerritdina Hakkert, c. 08 May 1797, Holten , d. 21 Nov 1847, Lake Michigan, USA (Age ~ 50 years) Married 15 Mar 1823 Holten  Family ID F1878 Group Sheet | Family Chart
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Groups 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 disaster.