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From: Eliz Hanebury <>
Subject: Re: [ROOTS-L] Found passenger list, now what?
Date: Sun, 13 Mar 2011 16:02:23 -0400
If he gave the answer Prussia you can at least tell he was from the
Kingdom of Prussia <G> after that it is long slow work.
On Sat, Mar 12, 2011 at 3:22 PM, Mike or Denise Goff <> wrote:
> The info about German brick walls has some good sites. I have found
> ancestors on the ship list. He is Philip Abraham a 22 yr. old merchant on
> the Brig Oceanus sailing from Bremen to NY on July, 1845. Everyone onboard
> is marked from Germany. In following years, the NY (Manhattan) census says
> that he was from Prussia. How can I tell where he is really from? What town?
> Who his parents are? Seems impossible - I am just glad to have found him.
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