They Came in Ships: A Guide to Finding Your Immigrant Ancestor's Arrival Record

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Ancestry Pub., 1989 - Ships - 65 pages
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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.

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Review: They Came in Ships: A Guide to Finding Your Immigrant Ancestor's Arrival Record

User Review  - Sandra - Goodreads

Excellent information. It's more appropriate in your personal reference library, than as a book to be read and returned to the library. Read full review

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Easy reading. Not specific to Italy. Read full review

Contents

Preface
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Chapter
9
Passenger Lists of 15651819
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Copyright

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About the author (1989)

Colletta is one of America's most popular genealogical lecturers. He conducts workshops for the National Archives, teaches courses for the Smithsonian Institution, and lectures nationally. He is also on the faculty of three genealogical institutes held annually.

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