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SHIPS PASSENGER LISTS
5-Step Search for Your Immigrant Ancestor in North America
search for your immigrant ancestor in the five major ports of arrival
- New York New York,
New Orleans Louisiana
If you don't find your immigrant ancestor in a large port city, try smaller
ports of arrival - Virginia, Connecticut,
North Carolina, Maine, Rhode
Florida, New Jersey, New Hampshire,
Michigan, Alaska, California, Hawaii and Washington
Still can't find your immigrant ancestor on an American ships passenger list?
Canadian Port of Arrival and the
border crossing records (Saint Albans Lists).
If you still can't find your ancestor in free ships passenger lists, try ships
passenger lists and naturalization records on a pay site. See the Immigration Comparison Chart to help you decide which of the fee-based sites has the passenger lists you need to find your immigrant ancestor
Search for ships passengers in Ethnic Groups immigrating to America, other miscellaneous
ports of arrival, Ships Passenger Lists
on NARA microfilm, J.J.
Cooke Shipping Agent Records, Castle
Garden New York Ships Passenger Lists 1855-1890, Ellis
Island New York Ships Passenger Lists 1894-1927 & Naturalization
YOUR ANCESTOR IN FREE SHIPS PASSENGER LISTS TO USA
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Immigration & Naturalization - Find Your Ancestors
IMMIGRATION & PASSENGER LISTS MAILING LISTS
Olive Tree Genealogy maintains two email discussion lists for Ships Passenger Lists for the USA and for Canada, for immigration records before passenger lists were mandatory. Here are the details of both of the new lists.
A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information
regarding ship passenger lists, immigration records,
naturalization records and ships' lists substitutes for
immigration to the United States before 1820.
Subscribe to US-SHIPSLISTS-PRE1820
This is a mailing list for the discussion
and sharing of information regarding ship passenger lists,
immigration records, naturalization records and ships' lists
substitutes for immigration to Canada before 1865.
Subscribe to CAN-SHIPSLISTS-PRE1865