They Came in Ships

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

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Chances are excellent that your ancestors came to America from somewhere-England, Spain, Germany, China, Africa. Can you imagine how they felt as they left their homes, what they left behind? Do you want to know? Would you know where to even start looking for the details? Author and genealogist John P. Colletta prepares you to undertake the search. He tells you not only what fundamental facts you need to know about your immigrant ancestor before beginning, but suggests where you may find that information as more

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  • Paperback | 182 pages
  • 139.7 x 213.36 x 12.7mm | 226.8g
  • United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd
  • black & white illustrations
  • 091648937X
  • 9780916489373
  • 2,083,880

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"If you are, as I was, baffled by the maze of microfilm and sources involved in trying to track down your ancestors' ships lists, you need this book!! I read this book cover to cover twice, then tackled the library, and finally accomplished something! I recommend it VERY highly."show more