Idaho, Eastport Arrival Manifests (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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|title=Idaho, Eastport Arrival Manifests, 1924-1956
<p>This collection contains arrival and departure manifests at Eastport, Idaho from 1924-1956. It corresponds with NARA Publication A3460: Manifests of Alien Arrivals at Eastport, Idaho, 1924-1956.  
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== Record Description  ==
<p>The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.  
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</p><p><span class="fck_mw_template">{{Collection citationfckLR| text = <!--bibdescbegin-->National Archives and Records Administration. Idaho, Eastport Arrival Manifests NARA Publication A3460. National Archives and Records Administration, Washington D.C., United States.<!--bibdescend-->}}</span>
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This collection contains arrival and departure manifests at Eastport, Idaho from 1924-1956. It corresponds with NARA Publication A3460: Manifests of Alien Arrivals at Eastport, Idaho, 1924-1956.  
</p><p><a href="Idaho, Eastport Arrival Manifests (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection">Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.</a>
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For a list of records by surnames and dates currently published in this collection, select the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//familysearch.org/records/collection/2072140/waypoints Browse].
<h2> Record Content  </h2>
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<p><img src="/learn/wiki/en/images/2/2b/Idaho%2C_Manifests_of_Alien_Arrivals_at_Eastport%2C_Idaho_%2812-0949%29_DGS_7018320_37.jpg" _fck_mw_filename="Idaho, Manifests of Alien Arrivals at Eastport, Idaho (12-0949) DGS 7018320 37.jpg" _fck_mw_location="right" _fck_mw_type="thumb" alt="" class="fck_mw_frame fck_mw_right" />
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== Record Content  ==
</p><p>Passenger lists generally include the following information:  
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<ul><li>Name  
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Image:Idaho, Manifests of Alien Arrivals at Eastport, Idaho (12-0949) DGS 7018320_37.jpg|Arrival Manifest
</li><li>Accompanied by
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</li><li>Birth place  
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</li><li>Age  
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Passenger lists generally include the following information:  
</li><li>Gender  
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</li><li>Occupation  
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*Name  
</li><li>Race
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*Accompanied by  
</li><li>Nationality  
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*Birth place  
</li><li>Last permanent residence  
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*Age  
</li><li>Destination  
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*Gender  
</li><li>Name and address of nearest relative  
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*Occupation  
</li><li>Destination
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*Race  
</li><li>Physical features
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*Nationality  
</li></ul>
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*Last permanent residence  
<h2> How to Use the Record  </h2>
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*Destination  
<p>To begin your search it is helpful to know the name of immigrant and the approximate date of Arrival. If you do not know this information, check the U.S. census records after 1900.  
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*Name and address of nearest relative  
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*Destination  
<h4> Search the Collection  </h4>
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*Physical features
<p>To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:<br>⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page<br>⇒Select the "Record Type" category<br>⇒Select the "Range" category which takes you to the images.  
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</p><p>Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.  
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== How to Use the Record  ==
</p>
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<h4> Using the Information  </h4>
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To begin your search it is helpful to know  
<p>When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details that can lead you to other records about your ancestors. Add this new information to your records of each family. For example, you can use passenger lists to:  
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</p>
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*The name of immigrant  
<ul><li>Learn an immigrant’s place of origin  
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*The approximate date of Arrival
</li><li>Confirm their date of arrival  
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</li><li>Learn foreign and “Americanized” names  
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If you do not know this information, check the U.S. census records after 1900.  
</li><li>Find records in his or her country of origin such as emigrations, port records, or ship’s manifests.
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</li></ul>
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=== Search the Collection  ===
<h4> Tips to Keep in Mind  </h4>
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<ul><li>If your ancestor had a common name, be sure to look at all the entries for a name before you decide which is correct.  
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To search the collection by name fill in your ancestor’s name in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about those in the list to what you already know about your own ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person.
</li><li>Continue to search the passenger lists to identify siblings, parents, and other relatives in the same or other generations who may have immigrated at the same time.  
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</li><li>If your ancestor has an uncommon surname, you may want to obtain the passenger list of every person who shares your ancestor’s surname if they lived in the same county or nearby. You may not know how or if they are related, but the information could lead you to more information about your own ancestors.
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To search the collection image by image <br> ⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page<br> ⇒Select the "Surname Range" which takes you to the images. Search the collection by image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor.  
</li></ul>
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<h4> Unable to Find Your Ancestor?  </h4>
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Be aware that with either search you may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.  
<ul><li>Check for variant spellings of the name.  
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</li><li>Look for other indexes. Records are often indexed by local historical and genealogical societies.  
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As you are searching it is helpful to know such information as your ancestor’s given name and surname, some identifying information such as residence and age, and family relationships. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name as your ancestor and that your ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times.
</li><li>Search the passenger lists year by year.
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</li><li>Search the indexes of other port cities.
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*If your ancestor used an alias or a nickname, be sure to check for those alternate names.
</li></ul>
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*Even though these indexes are very accurate they may still contain inaccuracies, such as altered spellings, misinterpretations, and optical character recognition errors if the information was scanned.
<h2> Related Websites  </h2>
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<p><a href="http://www.idahogenealogy.com/imm.htm">Idaho Immigration Records</a>
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For tips about searching on-line collections see the on-line video at [http://broadcast.lds.org/familysearch/2011-12-03-familysearch-search-tips-1000k-eng.mp4 FamilySearch Search Tips].
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<h2> Related Wiki Articles  </h2>
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=== Using the Information  ===
<p><a _fcknotitle="true" href="Idaho">Idaho</a>
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</p>
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When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details that can lead you to other records about your ancestors. Add this new information to your records of each family. For example, you can use passenger lists to:  
<h2> Contributions to This Article  </h2>
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<p><span class="fck_mw_template">{{Contributor_invite}}</span>
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*Learn an immigrant’s place of origin  
</p>
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*Confirm their date of arrival  
<h2> Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  </h2>
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*Learn foreign and “Americanized” names  
<p>When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.  
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*Find records in his or her country of origin such as emigrations, port records, or ship’s manifests.
</p><p>A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article <a _fcknotitle="true" href="Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections">Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections</a>.  
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=== Tips to Keep in Mind  ===
<h3> Citation Example for a Record Found in a Historical Record Collection  </h3>
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<p><span class="fck_mw_template">{{Incomplete Citations}}</span>  
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*If your ancestor had a common name, be sure to look at all the entries for a name before you decide which is correct.  
</p><p>“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata &gt; San Ponciano &gt; Matrimonios 1884-1886 &gt; image 71 of 389 images, Artemio Avendano and Clemtina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata.  
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*Continue to search the passenger lists to identify siblings, parents, and other relatives in the same or other generations who may have immigrated at the same time.  
</p><p><span class="fck_mw_template">{{FamilySearch Historical Records Stub Article}}</span>
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*If your ancestor has an uncommon surname, you may want to obtain the passenger list of every person who shares your ancestor’s surname if they lived in the same county or nearby. You may not know how or if they are related, but the information could lead you to more information about your own ancestors.
</p>
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=== Unable to Find Your Ancestor?  ===
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*Check for variant spellings of the name.  
 +
*Look for other indexes. Records are often indexed by local historical and genealogical societies.  
 +
*Search the indexes of other port cities.
 +
 
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== Related Websites  ==
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[http://www.idahogenealogy.com/imm.htm Idaho Immigration Records]
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== Related Wiki Articles  ==
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[[Idaho]]
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== Contributions to This Article  ==
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{{Contributor invite}}  
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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Citations for individual image records are available for this collection. Browse through images in this collection and click on the "Show Citation" box: [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/records/collection/2072140/waypoints Idaho, Eastport Arrival Manifests]
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When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.  
 +
 
 +
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].  
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=== Citation for This Collection  ===
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The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.
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{{Collection citation | text= "Idaho, Eastport Arrival Manifests, 1924-1956." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing NARA microfilm publication A3460. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.}}

Revision as of 23:19, 2 April 2014

FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records available at FamilySearch.org.

Contents

Record Description

This collection contains arrival and departure manifests at Eastport, Idaho from 1924-1956. It corresponds with NARA Publication A3460: Manifests of Alien Arrivals at Eastport, Idaho, 1924-1956.

For a list of records by surnames and dates currently published in this collection, select the Browse.

Record Content

Passenger lists generally include the following information:

  • Name
  • Accompanied by
  • Birth place
  • Age
  • Gender
  • Occupation
  • Race
  • Nationality
  • Last permanent residence
  • Destination
  • Name and address of nearest relative
  • Destination
  • Physical features

How to Use the Record

To begin your search it is helpful to know

  • The name of immigrant
  • The approximate date of Arrival

If you do not know this information, check the U.S. census records after 1900.

Search the Collection

To search the collection by name fill in your ancestor’s name in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about those in the list to what you already know about your own ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person.

To search the collection image by image
⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒Select the "Surname Range" which takes you to the images. Search the collection by image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor.

Be aware that with either search you may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.

As you are searching it is helpful to know such information as your ancestor’s given name and surname, some identifying information such as residence and age, and family relationships. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name as your ancestor and that your ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times.

  • If your ancestor used an alias or a nickname, be sure to check for those alternate names.
  • Even though these indexes are very accurate they may still contain inaccuracies, such as altered spellings, misinterpretations, and optical character recognition errors if the information was scanned.

For tips about searching on-line collections see the on-line video at FamilySearch Search Tips.

Using the Information

When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details that can lead you to other records about your ancestors. Add this new information to your records of each family. For example, you can use passenger lists to:

  • Learn an immigrant’s place of origin
  • Confirm their date of arrival
  • Learn foreign and “Americanized” names
  • Find records in his or her country of origin such as emigrations, port records, or ship’s manifests.

Tips to Keep in Mind

  • If your ancestor had a common name, be sure to look at all the entries for a name before you decide which is correct.
  • Continue to search the passenger lists to identify siblings, parents, and other relatives in the same or other generations who may have immigrated at the same time.
  • If your ancestor has an uncommon surname, you may want to obtain the passenger list of every person who shares your ancestor’s surname if they lived in the same county or nearby. You may not know how or if they are related, but the information could lead you to more information about your own ancestors.

Unable to Find Your Ancestor?

  • Check for variant spellings of the name.
  • Look for other indexes. Records are often indexed by local historical and genealogical societies.
  • Search the indexes of other port cities.

Related Websites

Idaho Immigration Records

Related Wiki Articles

Idaho

Contributions to This Article

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Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

Citations for individual image records are available for this collection. Browse through images in this collection and click on the "Show Citation" box: Idaho, Eastport Arrival Manifests

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.

A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.

"Idaho, Eastport Arrival Manifests, 1924-1956." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing NARA microfilm publication A3460. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.