Jan Hommers1814 - 1847 (33 years)
Name Jan Hommers Born 1814 Wierden-Enter  Gender Male 1847 Enter  Lake Michigan, USA Died 21 Nov 1847 Lake Michigan, USA  Person ID I44742 Population of Aalten, Bredevoort, Dinxperlo and Winterswijk Last Modified 9 Mar 2009
Father Berend Jan Hommers Mother Aleida Zweers, c. 02 Mar 1789, Wierden-Enter , d. 20 Jun 1837, Wierden-Enter (Age ~ 48 years) Married Bef 1814  Family ID F12504 Group Sheet | Family Chart
Event Map Born - 1814 - Wierden-Enter - 1847 - Enter - - Lake Michigan, USA Died - 21 Nov 1847 - Lake Michigan, USA = Link to Google Earth Pin Legend : Address : Location : City/Town : County/Shire : State/Province : Country : Not Set
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.