Massachusetts, Boston Passenger Lists Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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== Record Description ==
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== Record Description ==
 
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This collection will include records from 1899-1940.
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This collection corresponds with three NARA publications: T790: Book Indexes to Boston Passenger Lists, 1899-1940; T617: Index to Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Boston, Massachusetts, July 1, 1906-Dec. 31, 1920; and T521: Index to Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Boston, Massachusetts, January 1, 1902-June 30, 1906.  
 
This collection corresponds with three NARA publications: T790: Book Indexes to Boston Passenger Lists, 1899-1940; T617: Index to Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Boston, Massachusetts, July 1, 1906-Dec. 31, 1920; and T521: Index to Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Boston, Massachusetts, January 1, 1902-June 30, 1906.  
  
=== Citation for This Collection ===
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=== 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.  
 
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 = "Massachusetts, Boston Passenger Lists Index, 1899-1940" Images. <i>FamilySearch</i> http://familysearch.org. Citing National Archives and Records Administration.
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| text = "Massachusetts, Boston Passenger Lists Index, 1899-1940" Images. <i>FamilySearch</i> http://familysearch.org. Citing National Archives and Records Administration.}}  
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[[Massachusetts, Boston Passenger Lists Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)# Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection |Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]
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[[Massachusetts, Boston Passenger Lists Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]  
  
== Record Content ==
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== Record Content ==
  
These records may contain the following information:
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These records usually contain the following information:  
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*Name
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*Date of arrival
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*Port of entry
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*Port of embarkation
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*Destination
  
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== How to Use the Record  ==
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To begin your search it is helpful to know
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*Name of immigrant
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*Date of arrival
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If you do not have this information search the United States census records after 1900. The census should list the year of immigration or how many years the immigrant has been in the United States.
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To search the collection image by image select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page <br> ⇒ Select the appropriate 'NARA Roll Number - Contents' which takes you to the images.<br>
  
Passenger lists
 
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== How to Use the Record ==
 
To search the collection image by image select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page <br>
 
⇒ Select the appropriate 'NARA Roll Number - Contents' which takes you to the images.<br>
 
 
 
Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination.  
 
Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination.  
  
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== Related Wiki Articles ==
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[[Massachusetts]]
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== Contributions to This Article ==
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[[Massachusetts]]
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
  
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections ==
 
 
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.  
 
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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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 Example for a Record Found in This Collection  ===
  
=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection ===
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“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata > San Ponciano > Matrimonios 1884-1886 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, Buenos Aires.
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“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, Buenos Aires. {{FamilySearch Historical Records Stub Article}}<br>
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Revision as of 22:57, 30 July 2013

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

Contents

Record Description

This collection corresponds with three NARA publications: T790: Book Indexes to Boston Passenger Lists, 1899-1940; T617: Index to Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Boston, Massachusetts, July 1, 1906-Dec. 31, 1920; and T521: Index to Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Boston, Massachusetts, January 1, 1902-June 30, 1906.

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.

"Massachusetts, Boston Passenger Lists Index, 1899-1940" Images. FamilySearch http://familysearch.org. Citing National Archives and Records Administration.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record Content

These records usually contain the following information:

  • Name
  • Date of arrival
  • Port of entry
  • Port of embarkation
  • Destination

How to Use the Record

To begin your search it is helpful to know

  • Name of immigrant
  • Date of arrival

If you do not have this information search the United States census records after 1900. The census should list the year of immigration or how many years the immigrant has been in the United States.



To search the collection image by image select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒ Select the appropriate 'NARA Roll Number - Contents' which takes you to the images.

Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination.

Related Websites

Related Wiki Articles

Massachusetts

Contributions to This Article

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.


Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

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 Example for a Record Found in This Collection

“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata > San Ponciano > Matrimonios 1884-1886 > 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, Buenos Aires.