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They Came in Ships: A Guide to Finding Your…

They Came in Ships: A Guide to Finding Your Immigrant Ancestor's Ship (edition 1998)

by John Philip Colletta

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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.… (more)
Title:They Came in Ships: A Guide to Finding Your Immigrant Ancestor's Ship
Authors:John Philip Colletta
Info:Ancestry.com (1998), Paperback, 108 pages
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They Came in Ships: A Guide to Finding Your Immigrant Ancestor's Arrival Record by John Philip Colletta



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Good reference. ( )
  rayub | Feb 8, 2018 |
A guide to finding your immigrant ancestors arrival records - a "how and where to search" book.
  JGSWS | Jan 5, 2017 |
I found this book to be a great foundation builder to begin the thought process of where immigrant and emigrant can be found. ( )
  RodMerrill | Jan 16, 2016 |
A must have work by a great lecturer and educator. ( )
  richison | Sep 28, 2014 |
The 1993 edition doesn't allude to Internet use, so it's not going to appeal to many. If you're working with the microfilm passenger records, this is excellent in pointing the way. ( )
  wdwilson3 | Nov 22, 2012 |
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