New York, New York, Soundex to Passenger and Crew Lists - FamilySearch Historical Records
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New York, New York, Soundex to Passenger and Crew Lists, 1887-1921
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- 1 What is in This Collection?
- 2 What Can These Records Tell Me?
- 3 Collection Content
- 4 How Do I Search This Collection?
- 5 What Do I Do Next?
- 6 Citing This Collection
What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]
This collection contains an index and a Soundex to Passenger and Crew Lists, New York, New York for the years 1887 to 1921. The Soundex cards correspond with NARA publication A3485 part of Record Group 85 Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service.
To Browse This Collection[edit | edit source]
|You can browse through images in this collection using the waypoints on the Collection Browse Page for New York, New York, Soundex to Passenger and Crew Lists, 1887-1921.|
Image Visibility[edit | edit source]
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What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]
The following information may be found in these records:
- The person’s name
- Line number
- Page number
Collection Content[edit | edit source]
Sample Image[edit | edit source]
How Do I Search This Collection?[edit | edit source]
Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:
- The full name of your ancestor
- The approximate date of immigration
If you do not know this information, check the census records after 1900.
Search the Index[edit | edit source]Search by name on the Collection Details Page.
- Fill in the search boxes in the Search Collection section with the information you know
- Click Search to show possible matches
View the Images[edit | edit source]
View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page:
- Select the Soundex Range to view the images.
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How Do I Analyze the Results?[edit | edit source]
Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images. Keep track of your research in a research log.
What Do I Do Next?[edit | edit source]
I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]
- Search for the actual ship manifest
- Search for naturalization records
- Search for the individual in census records
- Search for vital records such as marriage and death
I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]
- Look for variant spellings of the names. You should also look for alias names, nicknames and abbreviated names
- Search the records of other port cities
- Consult the New York Record Finder to find other records
Research Helps[edit | edit source]
The following articles will help you in your research for your family in the state of New York.
- Beginning Research in United States Immigration and Emigration Records
- New York Guided Research
- Research Tips and Strategies
- Step-by-Step Research
Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]
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The citation for this collection can be found on the Collection Details Page in the section Citing this Collection.
When looking at a record, the citation can be viewed by clicking the drop-down arrow next to Document Information.
When looking at an image, the citation is found on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen.