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From: Calvin Zippin <>
Subject: Re: [TSL] a general query
Date: Sat, 19 Aug 2000 13:42:29 -0700
Best bet is to first try a surname search at the Immigrant Ships
If you don't find them there, you might want to do a surname search
select Ships Arriving US from Europe
select Soundex converter and NARA index
This should return all possible films and files in the NARA records.
From England I suggest you look in your local phone book for the
nearest LDS (Mormon) Family History Center (FHC) They can help you
find the files you now have the numbers for - maybe.
Next time you write to a list it would help if you list the surnames
(ALL CAPS) and or the ship name and year in the Subject line.
There's also a surname list at RootsWeb's home page
It's a start.
Patricia Schubert Zippin
At 8:44 AM +0100 8/19/00, joyce marti wrote:
>This is my first posting. I have found several family members
>emmigrated to the U.S. Am hoping that some kind soul will tell me how
>to go about finding out which ship they sailed on, since I've no idea
>where to start looking.
>I'm in the process of receiving naturalisation records from the U.S.
>which will hopefully give me dates, but after that, I'm not sure of what
>(North Shields, England).