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They Came in Ships: Finding Your Immigrant Ancestor's Arrival Record (3rd… (edition 2002)
They Came in Ships: Finding Your Immigrant Ancestor's Arrival Record (3rd Edition) by John Philip Colletta
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 091648937X, Paperback)
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.
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Provides information on searching passenger ship lists and indexes, naturalization and immigration records, and genealogical Websites to find records of ancestors who came to the United States on ships.
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