United States, Italians to America Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
  
This collection contains records of passengers who arrived to the United States from 1855-1900. The majority of the passengers come from Italy or an Italian region, but there are a small number of records of English, French, German, Spanish, or American passengers.
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This collection consists of data files relating to the immigration of Italians to the United States for arrivals 1855-1900. Created by the Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies, Center for Immigration Research.  
 
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Most of the records are for passengers who arrived at the Port of New York, but some passengers also came through the Baltimore, Boston, New Orleans, and Philadelphia ports.
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This collection was created by the Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies, Center for Immigration Research.  
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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 = Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies, Center for Immigration Research. Data Files Relating to the Immigration of Italians to the United States, created, ca. 1977 - 2002, documenting the period 1855 – 1900. National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, DC}}
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== Record Content  ==
 
== Record Content  ==
  
'''Key genealogical facts found in this collection may include:'''  
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'''Information found in this collection may include:'''  
  
 
*Name  
 
*Name  
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== How to Use the Record  ==
 
== How to Use the Record  ==
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Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.
  
 
To begin your search it is helpful to know one or more of the following:  
 
To begin your search it is helpful to know one or more of the following:  
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*Destination city/country
 
*Destination city/country
  
==== Search the Collection  ====
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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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Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible ancestors. Compare the information in the list to what you already know about your ancestor to determine which individual is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information of more than one person to make this determination. Next, click on your ancestor's name. This will take you to a descriptive page with a link to the image.  
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==== Using the Information  ====
 
==== Using the Information  ====
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*The country/town of last residence can lead you to census records.  
 
*The country/town of last residence can lead you to census records.  
 
*The destination city can also lead you to census records.
 
*The destination city can also lead you to census records.
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== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
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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. 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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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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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= "United States, Italians to America Index, 1855-1900." Index. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies, Center for Immigration Research. National Archives and Records Administration, Washington D.C.}}
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Revision as of 23:28, 12 November 2013

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

Contents

Record Description

This collection consists of data files relating to the immigration of Italians to the United States for arrivals 1855-1900. Created by the Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies, Center for Immigration Research.

Record Content

Information found in this collection may include:

  • Name
  • Age
  • Sex
  • City/town of last residence
  • Destination city/country

How to Use the Record

Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.

To begin your search it is helpful to know one or more of the following:

  • Name
  • Country of origin
  • Destination city/country

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 about them. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details that can lead you to other records about your ancestors. For example:

  • Use the name of your ancestor to locate church and land records.
  • The country/town of last residence can lead you to census records.
  • The destination city can also lead you to census records.


Related Websites

Related Wiki Articles

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 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.

"United States, Italians to America Index, 1855-1900." Index. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies, Center for Immigration Research. National Archives and Records Administration, Washington D.C.