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Emigration and immigration sources list the names of people leaving (emigration) or coming into (immigration) a country. These lists include passenger lists, permissions to emigrate, and records of passports issued. The information in these records may include the name, age, occupation, destination, and place of origin or birthplace of the emigrant.  
 
Emigration and immigration sources list the names of people leaving (emigration) or coming into (immigration) a country. These lists include passenger lists, permissions to emigrate, and records of passports issued. The information in these records may include the name, age, occupation, destination, and place of origin or birthplace of the emigrant.  
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These sources can help you determine where in the Czech Republic your ancestor came from and also in constructing family groups. Unfortunately, there are no emigration records from the Czech Republic, but there are some useful records of Czech immigrants into America.  
 
These sources can help you determine where in the Czech Republic your ancestor came from and also in constructing family groups. Unfortunately, there are no emigration records from the Czech Republic, but there are some useful records of Czech immigrants into America.  
  
Czech Immigration Passenger Lists by Leo Baca can be a useful source of genealogical information.
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== Czech Immigration Passenger Lists ==
  
=== Czech Immigration Passenger Lists by Leo Baca (9 Volumes) FHL book 973 W3bL ===
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Czech Immigration Passenger Lists by Leo Baca (FHL book 973 W3bL) can be a useful source of genealogical information. There are 9 volumes:
  
'''Czech Immigration Passenger Lists, Volume I'''
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'''Czech Immigration Passenger Lists, Volume I'''  
  
Galveston 1848-1861, 1865-1871<br>
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Galveston 1848-1861, 1865-1871<br>New Orleans 1848-1879  
New Orleans 1848-1879  
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'''Czech Immigration Passenger Lists, Volume II'''  
 
'''Czech Immigration Passenger Lists, Volume II'''  
  
Galveston 1896-1906
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Galveston 1896-1906 New Orleans 1879-1899  
New Orleans 1879-1899  
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'''Czech Immigration Passenger Lists, Volume III'''  
 
'''Czech Immigration Passenger Lists, Volume III'''  
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Galveston 1907-1914  
 
Galveston 1907-1914  
  
'''Czech Immigration Passenger Lists, Volume IV'''
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'''Czech Immigration Passenger Lists, Volume IV'''  
  
 
New York 1847-1869  
 
New York 1847-1869  
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'''Czech Immigration Passenger Lists, Volume VI'''  
 
'''Czech Immigration Passenger Lists, Volume VI'''  
  
New York 1881-1886<br>
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New York 1881-1886<br>Galveston 1880-1886  
Galveston 1880-1886  
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'''Czech Immigration Passenger Lists, Volume VII'''  
 
'''Czech Immigration Passenger Lists, Volume VII'''  
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'''Czech Immigration Passenger Lists, Volume IX'''  
 
'''Czech Immigration Passenger Lists, Volume IX'''  
  
Baltimore 1880-1899
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Baltimore 1880-1899  
  
==European Passenger Information==
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== Czech Settlements in the USA  ==
  
'''HAMBURG'''
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Czechs were the largest ethnic group in Cleveland by the early twentieth century. An excellent article [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/images/3/32/Czech_Migration_Patterns_to_Cleveland%2C_1865-1940.pdf Czech Migration Patterns to Cleveland, 1865-1940] has been published in the ''Rocenka'', volume 2 (winter 1995-1996), 943.71 D25r v.1-2 of the Family History Library Collection. Click the name of the article to read about your Ohio immigrants.
  
Passenger Lists, 1850 - 1934.   
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== European Passenger Information  ==
A. The direct Passenger Lists
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B. The indirect Passenger Lists
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C. Combined index 1850 - 1871 (Klüber- Kartei- two alphabetical indexes on film; also contains some entries from sources other than the Hamburg passenger lists).
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D. Police registers of city residents and passports issued, various sets of records found in the Catalog under “ Hamburg- Emigration and Immigration “ , “Hamburg- Population” and “Hamburg- Passports”
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Images of the Hamburg Passenger lists are now available on www.ancestry.de, but only 1890-1913 is indexed at this time. Currently, the Family History Library subscription to Ancestry does not have access to these records.
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'''BREMEN'''
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A. Bremen began keeping passenger lists in 1832, but most lists have been destroyed. Currently, 2953 passenger lists dating from 1920 to 1939 are kept in the Archive of the Bremen City chamber of Commerce. They are fully indexed at http://www.schiffslisten.de/
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'''HAMBURG''' Passenger Lists, 1850 - 1934.  
B. Some reconstructed passenger lists have been published. The information was taken from the U.S. arrival lists.
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'''ANTWERP, BELGIUM'''
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*A. The direct Passenger Lists
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*B. The indirect Passenger Lists
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*C. Combined index 1850 - 1871 (Klüber- Kartei- two alphabetical indexes on film; also contains some entries from sources other than the Hamburg passenger lists).
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*D. Police registers of city residents and passports issued, various sets of records found in the Catalog under “ Hamburg- Emigration and Immigration “ , “Hamburg- Population” and “Hamburg- Passports”
  
For Antwerp the Library is currently filming emigration records and hotel registers that include Germans, especially from the Rhineland and the Southwestern part of Germany, and give towns of origin. These records are cataloged under “Belgium, Antwerpen, Antwerpen- Emigration-Immigration”. The “Vreemdelingendossiers” begin in 1840. There are indexes. The first film number of the set is 2234256.  
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'''BREMEN''' Bremen began keeping passenger lists in 1832, but most lists have been destroyed. Currently, 2953 passenger lists dating from 1920 to 1939 are kept in the Archive of the Bremen City chamber of Commerce. They are fully indexed. Click [http://www.bremer-passagierlisten.de/ here] to access the index. Change to English by clicking the English flag on the right side of the page. Enter surname into the search box on the left side of the page. I suggest that you use all three options - exact match, case sensitive and soundex.<br> Some reconstructed passenger lists have been published, the information was taken from the U.S. arrival lists.  
  
'''LE HAVRE, FRANCE'''
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'''ANTWERP, BELGIUM''' These records are cataloged under “Belgium, Antwerpen, Antwerpen- Emigration-Immigration”. The “Vreemdelingendossiers” begin in 1840. There are indexes. The first film number of the set is 2234256.
  
The only actual ships’ lists known to exist are crew lists, which are of very limited usefulness. Records of some Le Havre ship departures may be found at the
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'''LE HAVRE, FRANCE''' The only actual ships’ lists known to exist are crew lists, which are of very limited usefulness. Records of some Le Havre ship departures may be found at the Archives Départementales de la Seine-Maritime Cours Clemençeau F-76000 Rouen France  
Archives Départementales de la Seine-Maritime
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Cours Clemençeau
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F-76000 Rouen
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France
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'''STETTIN'''
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'''STETTIN''' Some passenger lists are found in the record groups Pommersches Polizeipräsidium and Schifffahrtsdirektion Stettin in the Vorpommersches Landesarchiv Martin-Andersen-Nexö-Platz 1 D-17489 Greifswald Germany. The lists cover the years 1869-1892, and contain about 500-800 passengers per year.
  
Some passenger lists are found in the record groups Pommersches Polizeipräsidium and Schifffahrtsdirektion Stettin in the
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'''ROTTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS''' Lists kept by the Holland- America Line from 1900 to 1940 are available on microfiche, beginning with FHL INTL Fiche 6109126.  
Vorpommersches Landesarchiv
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Martin-Andersen-Nexö-Platz 1
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D-17489 Greifswald
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Germany
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The lists cover the years 1869-1892, and contain about 500-800 passengers per year. Friedrich Wollmershäuser, a private researcher, has obtained copies of these passenger lists and intends to publish them.  
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'''ROTTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS'''
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The Family History Library has books of emigrants from various areas of European countries. They are usually cataloged under:
  
Lists kept by the Holland- America Line from 1900 to 1940 are available on microfiche, beginning with FHL INTL Fiche 6109126
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Country, Province or Region Name- Emigration and Immigration
  
The Family History Library has books of emigrants from various areas of European countries. They are usually cataloged under
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REMEMBER: 90% of all places of origins are found by examining American sources very carefully. Use every possible avenue in order to find the place of origin for your Immigrant ancestor. And "never, never give up!”<br>
 
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Country, Province or Region Name- Emigration and Immigration
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Lists of websites useful for locating Czech places of origin is found at
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== Websites  ==
https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Czech_Republic_Emigration_and_Immigration
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REMEMBER: 90% of all places of origins are found by examining American sources very carefully.  
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[http://navraty.webgarden.cz/temata/immigrants-from-moravia Immigrants from Moravia]
                 
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Use every possible avenue in order to find the place of origin for your Immigrant ancestor.
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And "never, never  give up!”
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Emigration and immigration sources list the names of people leaving (emigration) or coming into (immigration) a country. These lists include passenger lists, permissions to emigrate, and records of passports issued. The information in these records may include the name, age, occupation, destination, and place of origin or birthplace of the emigrant.

These sources can help you determine where in the Czech Republic your ancestor came from and also in constructing family groups. Unfortunately, there are no emigration records from the Czech Republic, but there are some useful records of Czech immigrants into America.

Contents

Czech Immigration Passenger Lists

Czech Immigration Passenger Lists by Leo Baca (FHL book 973 W3bL) can be a useful source of genealogical information. There are 9 volumes:

Czech Immigration Passenger Lists, Volume I

Galveston 1848-1861, 1865-1871
New Orleans 1848-1879

Czech Immigration Passenger Lists, Volume II

Galveston 1896-1906 New Orleans 1879-1899

Czech Immigration Passenger Lists, Volume III

Galveston 1907-1914

Czech Immigration Passenger Lists, Volume IV

New York 1847-1869

Czech Immigration Passenger Lists, Volume V

New York 1870-1880

Czech Immigration Passenger Lists, Volume VI

New York 1881-1886
Galveston 1880-1886

Czech Immigration Passenger Lists, Volume VII

New York 1887-1896

Czech Immigration Passenger Lists, Volume VIII

Baltimore 1834-1879

Czech Immigration Passenger Lists, Volume IX

Baltimore 1880-1899

Czech Settlements in the USA

Czechs were the largest ethnic group in Cleveland by the early twentieth century. An excellent article Czech Migration Patterns to Cleveland, 1865-1940 has been published in the Rocenka, volume 2 (winter 1995-1996), 943.71 D25r v.1-2 of the Family History Library Collection. Click the name of the article to read about your Ohio immigrants.

European Passenger Information

HAMBURG Passenger Lists, 1850 - 1934.

  • A. The direct Passenger Lists
  • B. The indirect Passenger Lists
  • C. Combined index 1850 - 1871 (Klüber- Kartei- two alphabetical indexes on film; also contains some entries from sources other than the Hamburg passenger lists).
  • D. Police registers of city residents and passports issued, various sets of records found in the Catalog under “ Hamburg- Emigration and Immigration “ , “Hamburg- Population” and “Hamburg- Passports”

BREMEN Bremen began keeping passenger lists in 1832, but most lists have been destroyed. Currently, 2953 passenger lists dating from 1920 to 1939 are kept in the Archive of the Bremen City chamber of Commerce. They are fully indexed. Click here to access the index. Change to English by clicking the English flag on the right side of the page. Enter surname into the search box on the left side of the page. I suggest that you use all three options - exact match, case sensitive and soundex.
Some reconstructed passenger lists have been published, the information was taken from the U.S. arrival lists.

ANTWERP, BELGIUM These records are cataloged under “Belgium, Antwerpen, Antwerpen- Emigration-Immigration”. The “Vreemdelingendossiers” begin in 1840. There are indexes. The first film number of the set is 2234256.

LE HAVRE, FRANCE The only actual ships’ lists known to exist are crew lists, which are of very limited usefulness. Records of some Le Havre ship departures may be found at the Archives Départementales de la Seine-Maritime Cours Clemençeau F-76000 Rouen France

STETTIN Some passenger lists are found in the record groups Pommersches Polizeipräsidium and Schifffahrtsdirektion Stettin in the Vorpommersches Landesarchiv Martin-Andersen-Nexö-Platz 1 D-17489 Greifswald Germany. The lists cover the years 1869-1892, and contain about 500-800 passengers per year.

ROTTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS Lists kept by the Holland- America Line from 1900 to 1940 are available on microfiche, beginning with FHL INTL Fiche 6109126.

The Family History Library has books of emigrants from various areas of European countries. They are usually cataloged under:

Country, Province or Region Name- Emigration and Immigration

REMEMBER: 90% of all places of origins are found by examining American sources very carefully. Use every possible avenue in order to find the place of origin for your Immigrant ancestor. And "never, never give up!”

Websites

Immigrants from Moravia


 

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