Migration/Emigration/Immigration

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Emigrants from a single geographic area to multiple countries

"The Baden Emigration Book: Including Emigration from Alsace." Cornelia Schrader-Muggenthaler, Closson Press, 1992. GM2

"Britannia's Children, Emigration from England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland Since 1600", by Eric Richards, 2004. Published by Hambledon and London. Highlights major migrations from the British Isles to America and the British Empire, focusing on the reasons why these emigrations occurred. NF2

"Eighteenth Century Register of Emigrants from Southwest Germany (to America and other countries)." ed. Prof. Werner Hacker, Closson Press. Apollo, PA, 1994. This book includes eighteenth century emigrants to America and other countries. It covers the geographical areas of today's Baden, Wuerttemberg, Rhine Palatinate and Saarland in Southwest Germany. It is important to note that not every emigrant from that region will be found in this book. DH16, GM2

"Emigrants et Remigrants Luxembourgeois de 1876 a 1900, Etats-Unis d'Amerique, Argentine et pays etra-europeens." Ander Hatz, Archives Nationales Luxembourg, 1994. Listing of emigrants and returnees from Luxembourg to the United States, Argentina, and other non-European locations between 1876 and 1900. Provides name, locale, date of immigration, and numbers of males/females in the party. MN3

"EMIGRANTS FROM THE ISLAND OF FOEHR...1850-1875." Clifford Neal Smith, Westland Publications, McNeal, Arizona, 1983. German-American Genealogical Research - Monograph Number 17. Complete title is: EMIGRANTS FROM THE ISLAND OF FOEHR (FORMERLY DENMARK, NOW SCHLESWIG-HOLSTEIN, GERMANY) TO AUSTRALIA, CANADA, CHILE, THE UNITED STATES AND THE WEST INDIES, 1850-1875. Gleaned from Hamburg ship lists. Lists immigrants by: Last name, First name, age, occupation, origin/destination, Year/Month/Day of departure. M25

Emigrants to North America

"Wij gaan naar Amerika. Vlaamse landverhuizers naar de nieuwe wereld 1850-1930." Dirk Musschoot, Lannoo (Tielt, Belgium), 2002. Translation of title: We're going to America. Flemish immigrants to the new world 1850-1930. The why and the how of Flemish immigration to the US and Canda. Many individual testimonials, personal letters, and description. Information on the Red Star Line out of Antwerp, arrival at Ellis Island, and life as immigrants. AC4

Emigrants to Canada

"A Dictionary of Scottish Emigrants to Canada before Confederation." Donald Whyte. Contains 12,501 entries with over 30,000 names through 1867. Many lists who they married and children, occupation, birth and death date, and parents names. Also gives references to where info was obtained. T1

"Irish Migrants in the Canadas - A New Approach." Bruce S McElliott, McGill-Queen's University Press, 1988. A broad based study of the Irish in Canada. Very little specific genealogical information but rather a study of the Irish as a whole entity. TF1

Emigrants to the United States

See also under Norway for emigrants from Norway to America.

"Amerikan Suomalaisia (America's Finnish People)." Werner Nikander, Finnish College in Hancock, Michigan, 1927 Description: Biographical information, including some photos, of Finnish immigrants and American-born Finns living in areas of the U.S. during early 1900s. LT2

"Armenian Immigrants, Boston 1891-1901 and New York 1880-1897." Linda L. Avakian, Picton Press, 1996. Includes Armenian Surname (generally ends in ...ian) or declared Armenian arrivals in New York Harbor from Jan 1880 to June 1897 and in Boston Harbor from Aug 1891 to Dec 1901. Information provided generally includes: Surname, First Name, age, sex, Nationality, Last Residence, Final Destination, Line#, Name of Ship, From and to Harbors, Arrival Date. There is an Index by Surname. Body of Book Lists all above information by Harbor/ship/date so you have a list of Armenians and information like a Manifest. I will automatically look for phonetically similar Surnames but recommend you provide them also. Given Name (Americanized or Armenian), approximate age, sex, if part of group also helps but not required. D3

"Catholic Church Records of the Pacific Northwest." Translated by Mikell DeLores Wormell Warner and annotated by Harriet Duncan Munnick, French Prairie Press, St.Paul, Oregon,1972. 8 volumes set registry of Fathers Francois Norbert Blanchet and Modeste Demers, the first Catholic priests summoned from Winnipeg in 1838 to the Columbia Regions of the NWT. SN4

"A Collection Of Upwards Of Thirty Thousand Names Of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants in Pennsylvania From 1727-1776" Prof. I. Daniel Rupp, Baltimore Genealogical Publishing Company 1965. This book lists mainly the ships landing here in the time frame written and all males who signed the ship's registry upon getting on the ship. There are some entries for property owners also listed. DS4, GM2

"The Complete Book of Emigrants 1607-1660." Peter Wilson Coldham. Genealogical Publishing Co.; 1987. A comprehensive listing compiled from English public records of those who took ship to the Americas; of those who were deported; and of those who were sold to labor in the New Colonies. 600 pages with index and 12 pages of index corrections and of ships. BLL

"The Complete Book of Emigrants: 1661-1669." Coldham, Peter Wilson, Genealogical Pub. Co., Inc. 1990. A comprehensive listing compiled from English public records of those who took ship to the Americas for political, religious, and economic reasons; of those whe were deported for vagrancy, roguery, or non-confomity; and of those who were sold to labour in the New Colonies. BLL, RK1

"Ellis Island Interviews". This books covers interviews with some of the immigrants from Northern and Southern Italy, The British Isles, including Ireland, Scotland and Wales, Poland, Germany, Austria, Eastern and Western Europe, Scandanavia and the Middle East. Some surnames are: Vina, Caramando, Martinelli, Giacomo, Beame, Rogen, McGrath, Kellhorn, Glasgow, Edelman, Froelich, Weichel, Denovak, Fagendam, Estobar, and many others. JMA

"Emigrants from Baden & Württemberg in the 18th Century: Vol 1, Baden-Durtach and vicinity." Annette K. Burgert, 1996. GM2

"Emigrants from Eppingen to America in the Eighteenth & Nineteenth Centuries." Annette K. Burgert, 1987. GM2

"Emigrants from the Former Amt Damme, Oldenburg (Now Niedersachsen), Germany, Mainly to the United States, 1830-1849." Westland Publications Monograph compiled from book entitled "Oldenburger Jahrbuch, Generations of emigrants out of the jurisdiction of Damme, particularly for North America in the years 1830-1880." Entries include name(s), year of emigration (Jahr der Auswanderung), number of persons (personenzahl) in party, and sometimes place of emigration and occupation. Westland Publications, GERMAN-AMERICAN GENEALOGICAL RESEARCH SERIES (G-SERIES), Monograph G-12. RVW

"Emigrants From Ireland to America 1735-1743." Frances McDonnell; Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc.; 1992. During the 17th and 18th century over 60,000 men, women and children were involuntarily transported from the British Isles to the Americam colonies. This book covers some of those people transported during the years 1735-1743. CG3

"German Immigrant Servant Contracts Registered at the Port of Philadelphia 1817-1831." Farley Grubb,Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc., 1994. LG3

"German Immigrants lists of Passengers Bound from Bremen to New York, 1847-1854." Zimmerman & Wolfert, Clearfield, 2006. Partial listing of American source of German Passengers from Bremen to New York from 1847-1854 with Places of Origin. Lists only passengers with specific places of origin in Germany. D16

"German Immigrants - Lists of Passengers Bound from Bremen to New York 1855-1862 With Places of Origin." Gary J. Zimmerman and Marion Wolfert, Clearfield, 1986. A compiled listing of Immigrants who listed their place of origin on immigration records from Bremen to New York as Germany. Covers the years of 1855-1862. Provides names of immigrants, age, ship name, place of origin, and arrival date. Please provide me with first and last names with other spellings of name in your request. I will provide a transcription of the text. This information is then best used to find the actual ship arrival manifest. N2

"GERMANS TO AMERICA LISTS OF PASSENGERS ARRIVING at U.S. PORTS - January 1870 -- December 1870." Ira A. Glazier / P. William Filby List of Passengers in 1870. RP3

"The Great Migration Begins, Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633," Vol I, II and III. Robert Charles Anderson, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, 1995. Short reports on immigrants to New England from 1620 to 1633. Indexed by surname, first name and places (the index is 280 pp). These volumes contain passenger lists, location from which the immigrant migrated, date of migration and first New England residence. Biographic information such as occupation, church membership, education, civil and military offices. Also included are lists of freemen, colony and court records, notarial records, town records, vital records, land records, church records and journals and letters. BW6, L1, L10, TL4

"The Great Migration, Immigrants to New England 1634-1635," Vols 1-4. Robert Charles Anderson, George F. Sanborn Jr, and Melinde Lutz Sanborn; New England Historic Genealogical Society; 1999. M37

"The Great Migration Immigrants to New England 1634-1635," Vol. V M-P. Robert Charles Anderson; New England Historical Genealogical Society; 2007. Index of Surnames, First name, Places, and Ships. M37

"History of the Norwegian Settlements." Hjalmar Rued Holand, translated by Malcolm Rosholt and helmer M. Blegen, Astri My Astri Publishing, 2006. History of Norwegian settlement and names of early settlers (mostly arriving prior to 1870) in New York, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, North and South Dakota. DH2

"Immigrant Ancestors - A list of 2500 Immigrants to America before 1750." Frederick Adams Virkus, Genealogical Publishing Co., 1980. A list of 2,500 Immigrants to America before 1750. This is extracted from volume VII Compendium of American Genealogy. This exerpt lists immigrants whose names were most often mentioned in the original complete work. This list the immigrant, birth and death dates if known, original residence, immigrant ship and residence in America. TL4

"Invisible Immigrants: The adaptation of English and Scottish immigrants in 19th century America." Charlotte Erickson University of Miami Press 1972. This is a book of letters written to and from English and Scottish immigrants. KM6

"IRISH PASSENGER LISTS" 1847 - 1871. Brian Mitchell, Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1987. A list of Passengers Sailing from Londonderry to America on Ships of the J. & J. Cooke Line and McCorkell Line between 1847 and 1871. RP3

"Lists of Swiss Emigrants in the Eighteenth Century to the American Colonies." Albert B. Faust and Gaius M. Brumbaugh, 1920, 1925. [Cantons of Zurich, Bern and Basel]. GM2

"Mantle of Elias." M. Leona Nichols, author. Binsford & Mort Publishers, Portland, Oregon 1941. Translation from the original French Catholic Church records beginning at Norway House enroute to the Northwest, beginning in August of 1838. SN4

"Original Lists of Persons of Quality 1600- 1700." John Camden Hotten, Genealogical Publishing Co. 1980. "Emmigrant, religious exiles, political rebels, serving men sold for a term of years, apprentices, children stolen, maidens pressed, and others who went from Great Britan to the American plantations from 1600-1700 with their ages, the localities where they formally lived in the Mother Country, the names of the ships in which they embarked, and other interesting particulars". This is the most famous of all ships' passenger lists and historically the most important single-volume list of English-speaking immigrants of the colonial period. Transcribed from the records of the British State Paper Office, it contains the names of over 11,000 immigrants with their ages, former places of residence, and the names of ships in which they embarked. TL4

"The Original Scots Colonists, 1612-1783." David Dobson, Genealogical Pub. Co., Baltimore, MD, Thrid Printing 1995. List immigrant Scots, origin of travel, destination, ship sailed on, dates, occupation. Source of information. BW1

"Passenger Arrivals at the Port of Baltimore 1820 - 1835 From Customs Passenger Lists." Michael H. Tepper, Genealogical Publishing Company 1982. Alphabetical list of surnames transcribed from US Customs Passenger Lists. Include alternate spellings of your surname. Many records are from the Abstracts - which DO NOT contain the name of the ship arrived. on. M33

"Passenger Arrivals at the Port of Philadelphia 1800 - 1819." Tepper and Bently, Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc., 1986. LG3

"Passengers to America" Michael Tepper, Genealogical Publ., 1977. This text will only give arrivals to New England through about 1777. They are immigrants from England. If you give me the surname I will check the index and let you know what information is in the text. Please do not ask for information of immigrants from other countries. SS

"Passengers to America." Edited by Michael Tepper, genealogical publish. co. inc., Baltimore, 1988. These ships' passenger lists originally appeared in The New England Historical and Genealogical Register from 1847 to 1961. They have been excerpted in their entirety, consolidated and indexed by passenger and ship. Most of the immigrants were of British or Irish provenance, and they sailed from London, Liverpool or Bristol and landed in New York or Boston. About 18,000 persons are named in these lists. Arrival dates range from the Mayflower passengers in 1620 through the 1800's. TL4

"Pennsylvania German Pioneers." Ralph Beaver Strassburger, Picton Press, 1992. Early immigrations to Philadelphia for the years 1727-1808 for mainly German-speaking peoples. This 3-volume set also includes signature facsimilies for those passengers that were able to sign their names. DH1

"Planters of the Commonwealth." Charles Edward Banks; Genealogical Publishing Co; 1997. Includes records of ships and passengers from England to New England 1620 & 1640. Includes a study of Emigration to New England in Colonial times. A9

"Quaker Arrivals at Philadelphia 1682 - 1750." Albert Cook Myers, Genealogical Publishing Company, 1978. Lists the Quakers that arrived at the Philadelphia Meeting between 1682 & 1750 and gives the information on their Certificate of Removal, which states where they came from. Some cases lists their occupation. A9

"Scotch Irish Pioneers in Ulster and America" Charles Knowles Bolton - 1910 - Heritage Books Inc 1989 reprint. An attempt for systematic treatment of the beginning of a migration of settlers of Scotch and English descent from the north of Ireland to the new world. KG, L10

"Ships passenger lists Port of Galveston, Texas, 1846-1871." The Galveston County Genealogical Society, 1984. IM

"The Sloopers..Their Ancestry and Posterity." J. Hart Rosdail Photo Press Inc. Broadview, Il. 1961. "The story of the people on the Norwegian Mayflower-The Sloop, 'Restoration.'" A comprehensive history of the 52 "sloopers" who arrived in New York in 1825 thus becoming the first Norwegians of the modern era to immigrate to America. The book contains lengthy family histories with genealogies dating back to the 14th. century, several thousand names and addresses of "slooper" descendants, plus a wealth of other important historical information relating to those who ìpaved the wayî for all later day Norwegian immigrants. (668 pages) Published in cooperation with the Norwegian Slooper Society of America. This book is focused on the 52 Norwegians who immigrated to America in 1825 and settled in upstate New York and then the Fox River Valley in Illinois. It contains several thousand names w/addresses of descendants of those first Norwegians. Since the book was published in 1961, all individuals listed are from the the 40's and 50's. JK3

"The Swiss Emigration Book", Volume 1. Compiled by Cornelia Schrader-Muggenthaler. Listing of emigrants from the 18th and 19th century who migrated from and through Switzerland to America. Sources include emigration records and passport lists from the Cantons of Solthurn, Basel and Aargau. PCT

"The Winthrop Fleet of 1630: An Account of the Vessels, the Voyage, the Passengers and their English Homes from Original Authorities." Charles Edward Banks, 1930. Reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Co., 1983. A brief history of New England before the Winthrop Fleet sailed; includes supplies needed with costs; perils encountered and appendices relating the passengers and their origins. 119 pages with indexes. BLL, M37

Palatine Migration

(Note: the Palatines were generally considered to be emigrants from the Palatinate region of southern Germany (now Rhineland-Pfalz), Switzerland and Austria.)

"18th Century Emigrants from Northern Kraichgau." Vol. 1. Annette K. Burgert, 1983. GM2

"18th Century Emigrants from Western Palatinate." Vol. 2. Annette K. Burgert, 1985. GM2

"18th and 19th Century Emibrants from Lachen-Speyerdorf in the Palatinate." Annette K. Burgert, 1989. GM2

"The Book of Names Especially Relating to the Early Palatines." Lou D. MacWethy, Enterprise & News, 1935. Description: Collection of ship records, church records, naturalization reords and militia rolls relating to the Mohawk Valley of New York prior to and during the Revolution. (Note: most of the records are for the early 1700s - there is nothing from the 1800s on). ARE

"Brethren from Gimbsheim in the Palatinate to Ephrata and Bermudian in Pennsylvania." Annette K. Burgert, 1994. GM2

"Early Eighteenth Century Palatine Emigration." W. A. Knittle, 1937. Lists emigrants who settled primarily in New York, North Carolina and Pennsylvania in the early 1700s. GM2

"Even More Palatine Families: 18th Century Immigrants to the American Colonies and Their German, Swiss, and Austrian Origins." 3 vol. Henry Z. Jones, Jr. and Lewis Bunker Rohrbach, 2002. Covers Palatine families from 1709-1750s. GM2

"Immigrants to the Middle Colonies." Edited by Michael Tepper/Publisher - Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. Very Early Ship lists from the trading post of Mennahatta (Manhattan) in 1614, through hard to locate ships through 1817. The book contains a list of Palatinate Germans who came to England in 1709. This list includes the name of the head of the house, whether he was married, the ages and sex of his children, his religion, and in some cases his profession. The German speling seems intact. I3

"More Palatine Families," Henry Z. Jones, Jr., 1991. Some immigrants to the middle colonies 1717-1776 and their European origins, plus new discoveries on German Families who arrived in Colonial New York in 1710. GM2, MHW

"The Palatine Families of New York: A Study of the German Immigrants Who Arrived in Colonial New York in 1710." Two volumes. Henry Z. Jones, Jr., Universal City, California, 1985, 1298 pp. GM2, MHW, RSW

"Palatine Origins of Some Pennsylvania Pioneers." Annette K. Burgert, 2000. GM2

"Rhineland Emigrants: Lists of German Settlers in Colonial America." Don Yoder, Editor; Pub. by Genealogical Publishing Co., 1998. GM2

"Westerwald to America: Some 18th Century German Immigrants." Annette K. Burgert and Henry Z. Jones, Jr. 1989. Over 200 families who immigrated to PA, NJ, NY, MD and VA. GM2

"York County, PA Pioneers from Friedelsheim and Gönnheim in the Palatinate." Annette K. Burgert, 1984. GM2