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They Came in Ships (Genealogy) by John Colletta

They Came in Ships (Genealogy) by John Colletta

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No doubt your ancestors came to America from somewhere -- England, Spain, Germany, China, Africa. Can you imagine how they felt and what they left behind? Do you want to know more about them? Do you know where to begin?

Author and genealogist John P. Colletta helps you navigate through the numerous records, ship passenger lists and indexes, naturalization and immigration records, and genealogy websites, to find your ancestors who came in ships to the New World.

The author shares dozens of specific and helpful hints, warnings, and suggestions based on his twenty years of experience researching ship passenger lists and lecturing on them at the National Archives. Learn how to determine your ancestor's most likely port of departure and arrival, whether your ancestor was a stowaway or a member of the ship's crew, how to obtain a picture of your ancestor's vessel and much more. Begin the journey to discover your ancestors today!

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

    John P. Colletta, Ph.D.


  • Binding: Soft Cover

    Copyright: 2002

    Pages: 176

    Size: 5.5 x 8.5 in.

    Condition: New

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