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Janie Riley is an avid genealogist with a habit of stumbling on to dead bodies. She and her husband head to Salt Lake City Utah to research Janie's elusive 4th great-grandmother. But her search into the past leads her to a dark secret. Can she solve the mysteries of the past and the present before disaster strikes? Available now on Amazon.com and Amazon.ca
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SHIPS PASSENGER LISTS
Palatine Ship Jamaica Galley 1738Source: Strassburger & Hinke's Pennsylvania German Pioneers, 1934, by the Pennsylvania German Society, Norristown, PA.
pp. 252-253, Sworn by Robt. Harrison on 7 Feb 1738/9, that this is a "true and compleat List of Palatine Males of the Age Sixteen Years and upwards, to the best of my knowledge."
[List 68 B] Palatines imported in the Ship Jamaica Galley, Robert Harrison, Commander, from Rotterdam, but last from Cowes in England. Qualified February 7th 1738/9. (pp 253, 254)
(pg. 255) [List 68 C] At the Court House of Philadelphia, February 7th, 1738/9.
Present: The Honorable George Thomas, Esq., Lieutenant Governour, Clement Plumsted, Esq., Thomas Griffitts, Esq., Thomas Lawrence, Esq., Anthony Morris, Mayor.
The Palatines whose Names are underwritten, imported in the Ship Jamaica Galley, Robert Harrison, Commander, from Rotterdam, but last from Cowes in England, did this Day take and Subscribe the Oaths to the Government, viz.,
5-Step Search for Your Immigrant Ancestor in North AmericaStep 1: First search for your immigrant ancestor in the five major ports of arrival - New York New York, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, Baltimore Maryland, Boston Massachusetts and New Orleans Louisiana
Step 2: If you don't find your immigrant ancestor in a large port city, try smaller ports of arrival - Virginia, Connecticut, Delaware, Texas, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Maine, Rhode Island, Florida, New Jersey, New Hampshire, Michigan, Alaska, California, Hawaii and Washington
Step 4: 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
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