How can I find the passenger list of a ship?
Use Form NATF 81or order online to obtain copies of inbound Federal passenger arrival manifests for ships and airplanes, 1820-1959. Passenger arrival and departure records dated post 1957 were filmed by the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) and the original paper records were not retained.
What is the importance of the passenger list?
Passenger lists are typically used by family historians to document their immigrant ancestor’s trip to their new country, but don’t overlook the possibility of finding ancestors who were visiting relatives, traveling for business, or for pleasure.
Are passenger lists public?
You can search by passenger name and view scanned images of the passenger lists. Ancestry is a subscription database. It is available for free public use at all National Archives research facilities and many public libraries.
Who were the first immigrants to Quebec?
In 1616, the Habitation du Québec became the first permanent establishment of the Indes occidentales françaises with the arrival of its two very first settlers: Louis Hébert and Marie Rollet.
Does FamilySearch have passenger lists?
You can find customs passenger lists on FamilySearch.org, Ancestry.com, and MyHeritage.com, and many other places, such as in the National Archives. At FamilySearch.org, databases are free to search, although a free account is required.
Can you search Ellis Island records for free?
Welcome to our free Ellis Island Passenger Search database, home to 65 million records of passengers arriving to the Port of New York from 1820 to 1957. For tips on how best to utilize the database, check out our Genealogy Primer page. If you have questions, please email [email protected]
What are ship records called?
Introduction: This is a list of indexes of passenger lists (also called immigration records or ship manifests) for ships that sailed to the United States from 1820 to the 1940s (and now into the 1950s), including microfilm (some rolls have now been digitized), books, and online indexes and databases.