Achterhoek Ancestors


Male - 1847

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  • Name Nibbelink 
    Born 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 8 Apr 2001 

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Nov 1847 - Lake Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • 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 disaster.

  • 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

  • Sources 
    1. Phoenix documentatie.