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Death Finds a Way: A Janie Riley Mystery 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 and Amazon.ca
Death Finds a Way: A Janie Riley Mystery
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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Passenger & Immigration Lists Index
Early American Immigrations
Passenger Arrivals in the U.S., 1819-1920
Ship Passenger Lists from Ireland to America
Irish Immigrants: New York Port Arrival Records, 1846-1851
New York City Immigrants (Austria, Galicia, Poland), 1890
Ship Passenger Lists to New York
New York Naturalization Petition Index, 1907-1924
Brick Wall Ancestors? If the date of arrival is known, you can
read the arrival report in a New York newspaper.
The New York Times is available at many libraries (publication began in September, 1851). You can also search the NY Times online! Search
1881-1906 These off-site pay databases can be used with this special free access
Immigrant Processing Stations at the Port of New York
1624-31 July 1855: no receiving station
1 Aug. 1855-18 Apr. 1890: Castle Garden
19 Apr. 1890-31 Dec. 1891: Barge Office
1 Jan. 1892-14 June 1897: Ellis Island
15 June 1897-16 Dec. 1900: Barge Office
17 Dec. 1900-1924: Ellis Island
Note that from about June 15th 1897 until approximately March or April 1903, the lists for first class and second class passengers were not collected at Ellis Island and do not survive, and do not appear on microfilm, nor in the Ellis Island online database.
This does not mean there are no passenger lists for this time period. There are lists, but most are not complete, as the 1st and 2nd class passenger names are missing. You can verify if the list you are browsing is complete by checking the Captain's total of passengers with your own count of the passenger names on the manifest
The History and Passenger List of the Ship Bowditch, Liverpool to NY, May 27, 1839 The Amistad - 28 June 1839 from Havana to Cuba with 54 slaves. Full Text of the 1841 US Supreme Court Decision regarding the uprising by Africans aboard the schooner AMISTAD. In August of 1839, the Amistad was seized off Long Island, NY, by the U.S. brig Washington. The Spaniards were freed and the Africans were imprisoned in New Haven and Hartford Connecticut. All 54 names of slaves are given here
The Southerner Rotterdam to New York 1846
19 November 1846 Rotterdam to New York
Brig Hollander 14 July 1846 uknown port to New York
Southerner Netherlands to New York 1846 - eventual stop for many was Michigan
Isabella Bath Netherlands to New York 1846, carrying some bound for the Holland Colony in Michigan
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