They Came in Ships

They Came in Ships

A Guide to Finding your Immigrant Ancestor's Arrival Record

Book - 2002
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Chances are excellent that your ancestors came to America from somewhere-England, Spain, Germany, China, Africa. Can you imagine how they felt as they left their homes, what they left behind? Do you want to know? Would you know where to even start looking for the details? Author and genealogist John P. Colletta prepares you to undertake the search. He tells you not only what fundamental facts you need to know about your immigrant ancestor before beginning, but suggests where you may find that information as well.
Publisher: Orem, Utah : Ancestry, 2002.
Edition: Rev., updated, 3rd ed.
ISBN: 9780916489373
Characteristics: 165 p. ; 22 cm.


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IBIDPAUL Feb 19, 2011

What an excellent introduction to finding your ancestors ship records! The book is clearly written with many amusing anecdotes. The author points out that not everyone came through Ellis Island! There were many ports of entry. He also shows how passenger records became more detailed as time passed.


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