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SHIPS PASSENGER LISTS
Ship Nevada carrying Mormon immigrants from Liverpool to New York Sept. 16, 1880On Sept. 16, 1880 the Ship Nevada arrived in New York at Castle Garden. It carried a large group of Mormons bound for Utah. The New York Times announced the arrival in its Sept. 17, 1880 edition. I have provided a brief excerpt from that issue. Those descended from any of these immigrant Mormons will want to read the entire NY Times clippings for details.
Sept. 17, 1880. A Ship Load of Mormons: Over 300 At Castle Garden: A Missionary Attacked. The Nevada arrived at Castle Garden yesterday with 338 Mormons (147 Scandinavians, 134 British, 40 Swiss and Germans)
17 American Elders were in charge: John Rider, Moroni Snow, George H. Taylor, Peter Reid, B.G. Young, Jonas halvorsen, A. P. Rose, Ole Sonme, Peter Neilsen, Carl C. Asmuson, george Watson, Edward Cliff, Anders Hansen, W. B. Parkinson, Frederick Meyer, John Krenki, R. L. Fishburn
Among the passengers were many "gray-beards" and small children. They leave for Utah via the Pennsylvania Road at 2 p.m. One Swiss died on the voyage
To see the full passenger list for the Nevada, you may need to order it on microfilm 27 Aug 1880-25 Sep 1880 - FHL US/CAN Film [ 295794 ]
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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
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