Passenger and Immigration Index: A Reference Guide to Published Lists of about 500,000 Passengers Who Arrived in America in the Seventeenth, Eighteenth & Nineteenth Centuries, 2011 Edition

  • Series Name: Passenger and Immigration Index Series
  • Volume 2
  • Published By:
  • ISBN-10: 1414469071
  • ISBN-13: 9781414469072
  • DDC: 929
  • Shipping Weight: 5.20 lbs ( 2.36 kgs)
  • 912 Pages | Print | Hardcover
  • Previous Editions: 2002
  • © 2011 | Published

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Overview

When your patrons ask for published immigration, passenger and naturalization records of individuals who came to the U.S. and Canada between the 16th and mid-20th centuries, direct them to this comprehensive resource. Here they'll find everything needed for fruitful genealogical research.

Main entries in Passenger and Immigration Lists Index provide information such as name and age of immigrant; year and place of arrival, naturalization, or other record which indicates person indexed is an immigrant; code indicating the source indexed and the page number in the source which contains the record; and the names of all listed family members together with their age and relationship to the main entry. In addition, it provides cross references for every accompanying passenger to main entry.

Thirty annual supplements (published 1982-2005) have increased the number of citations to more than four million names indexed. A bibliography of sources indexed appears in each volume.

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Passenger and Immigration Index Series

When your patrons ask for published immigration, passenger and naturalization records of individuals who came to the U.S. and Canada between the 16th and mid-20th centuries, direct them to this comprehensive resource. Here they’ll find everything needed for fruitful genealogical research. Main entries in Passenger And Immigration Lists Index provide information such as name and age of immigrant; year and place of arrival, naturalization, or other record indicating that the person indexed was an immigrant; code indicating the source indexed and the page number in the source that contains the record; and the names of all listed family members together with their age and relationship to the main entry. Thirty annual supplements (published 1982-2005) have increased the number of citations to more than four million names indexed.

Features and Benefits

  • Accumulation of all supplements from 2006-2010.
  • Arranged alphabetically, each entry includes name of immigrant, age, date and port of arrival or place of first mention in New World, names and ages of family members, coded source to consult for further information.
  • Cross references connect immigrant ancestors to other family members.
  • The "Bibliography of Sources Indexed" provides complete information about each of the cited sources.
  • The "How to Locate Sources Indexed" section provides a sampling of institutions with major holdings of genealogical publications.

Reviews

"We recommend all researchers to use these volumes in searching for ancestors who came to the New World. Often you will find a clue long hidden from your search." -- Rota-Gene(published by the International Genealogy and Heraldry Fellowship of Rotarians) July 1999

— Rota-Gene

"...this work is still a highly useful source for immigration information and will be very useful in libraries that have genealogical research questions." -- ARBA (2003)

— ARBA

Table of Contents

Highlights.
Introduction.
User's Guide.
How to Locate Sources Indexed.
Bibliography of Sources Indexed.
Passenger and Immigration Lists Index: 2000 Supplement Part I.