Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Tuesday's Tip: an update to passenger lists - and finding your ancestors

   Thanks to the reader who pointed out that I missed a reason why you might not have found your ancestor on a passenger list - they may have traveled first or second class. According a history produced through Fordham's honors program, those passengers likely escaped Castle Garden or Ellis Island. Steve Morse's frequently asked questions explains how those passengers were treated on a ship's manifest. While most Luxembourgers were not that lucky, there's always a chance. Check out these sites for more information...

And thanks again to  attentive readers!

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