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by Lorine McGinnis Schulze
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 TO CANADA
Filling in the Gaps in Ships Passenger Lists to Canada Before 1865
Ship Jane Black from Somerset to Montreal 1852
Dating back to the colonial era, New York City assumed responsibility for its citizens who were destitute, sick, homeless, or otherwise unable to care for themselves. The city maintained an almshouse, various hospitals, and a workhouse on Blackwell's Island (now called Roosevelt Island) for the poor.
These Almshouse records provide the date of admission and name of the ship, port of departure, port of arrival and Captain's name plus other details. Since Canadian ships passenger lists did not have to be archived until 1865, these records will help fill in the gaps in Canadian passenger arrivals from 1850 to 1855. Remember that each date was given by the individual being admitted to the Almshouse, so the date of arrival is only as good as that person's memory.
Please also be aware that the records were difficult to read due to cramped or bad handwriting, as well as ink that faded with time. Olive Tree Genealogy transcribers and proof-readers have done their best to provide a high-quality transcription but the original records should always be checked if you find a name of interest. Some entries, including ships names, could not be read with complete certainty and they have been indicated with ? or best-guesses placed inside [ ]
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