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From: "hvand" <>
Subject: Re: [GEN-BENELUX] Dutch emigration records;for the period 1900-1918.
Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2010 15:30:56 -0700
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Try www.cyndislist.com and look for http://www.cyndislist.com/immigrat.htm

Lots of websites.

Hettie in Canada


> It won't be a big surprise when I mention that I am looking for more
> MEEUWIG-s
> < any one with that name,, as ALL Meeuwigs are the same small "tribe" >
> given that I KNOW that some of them left the old country ( mostly by
> ship )
> and went to such places as N.America and S.America ...
> ( the latter bunch to Brasil, I think )
>
>
> Since I have already scoured all the sources I can find for N.America I
> wondered whether
> it would not be wise to go to the horse's mouth... i.e. the point of
> departure.
>
>
> Are the manifests for ships of the Holland-America line
> for instance not available somewhere at or near the point of departure [
> Rotterdam ]???
>
> Likewise for emigrations from Antwerp?
>
> JWM < slightly cracked, I'm sure... >
>
> --------------------------------------------------
> From: "Peter at familyrecordfinder" <>
> Sent: Tuesday, April 13, 2010 10:37 AM
> To: <>
> Subject: Re: [GEN-BENELUX] Dutch emigration records; for the period
> 1900-1918.
>
>>> "JWM"<> schreef in bericht
>>> news:...
>>> Are there any online indices for emigration records ( per
>> ship? ) for the beginning of the last century?
>>> I am looking for some people who left the Netherlands and
>>> who arrived in North America. However, their immigration
>>> records on this end are impossible to find, even though I
>>> know from other evidence { i.e. the kids they had here }
>>> that they DID arrive ;)
>>
>> Dear JWM,
>>
>> Immigration records are either none existent or hard to come by unless
>> you know what city your people came from.
>>
>> What you should be looking for are the ship passenger lists. But for
>> these you need to know what port city they arrived in.
>> Another source of information would be naturalization records.
>>
>> Have you found the family in any census record? Some census give the year
>> of immigration.
>>
>> Maybe if you post the details of the people you are looking for we can
>> give you advice on where to look?
>>
>> Sincerely
>> Peter
>>
>> --
>> Groetjes
>> Peter
>> http://familyrecordfinder.com/
>>
>> A friend is someone who thinks you're a good egg, even though you're
>> slightly cracked or just a little scrambled.
>>



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