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Passenger Lists

Points of Entry

From: "Privateers" <>
Date: 26 July 1999 17:31

I see that a lot of people are looking for immigration in the United States. There were 36 points of entry ranging from Mobile Alabama to Georgetown South Carolina. The American passenger lists are all kept by the under noted centres. I hope that this information may be of use.


Passenger Lists Online

From: "labehotierre" <>
Date: Mon, 15 Nov 1999 18:48:09 +0100

Many looking for the ships passengers list might be interested to know that they are now mostly on the Net @ Sinclair
The National Archives
General Services Administration
Washington, D.C. 20408
The Washington National Record Centre
Washington, D.C. 20509
have most of the American ships passenger lists that are in existence. These date mostly from 1820 to 1902. The earliest immigration Passenger Lists are for the port of Philadelphia and begin in 1883.

Most other ports have records beginning somewhat later than this, with many starting in 1891.
Atlanta Office of Vital Records
1557 St. Joseph Avenue
East Point, GA 30344
(Serves Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee)
Boston Office of Vital Records
380 Trapelo Road
Waltham, MA 02154
(Serves Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont)
Chicago Office of Vital Records
7358 South Pulaski Road
Chicago, IL 60629
(Serves Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin)
Denver Office of Vital Records
Denver Federal Centre, Building 48
P.O. Box 25307
Denver, CO 80225
(Serves Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah and Wyoming)
Fort Worth Office of Vital Records
501 West Felix Street
P.O. Box 6216
Fort Worth, TX 76115
(Serves Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas)
Kansas City Office of Vital Records
2312 East Bannister Road
Kansas City, MO 64131
(Serves Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska)
Los Angeles Office of Vital Records
24000 Avila Road
Laguna Niguel, CA 92656
(Serves Arizona; the southern California counties of Imperial, Inyo, Kern, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, and Ventura; and Clark County, Nevada)
New York Office of Vital Records
201 Varick Street
New York, N.Y 10014
(Serves New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands)
Philadelphia Office of Vital Records
9th and Market Streets, Room 1350
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(Serves Delaware and Pennsylvania; for the loan of microfilm also serves the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia)
San Francisco Office of Vital Records
1000 Commodore Drive
San Bruno, CA 94066
(Serves California except southern California, Hawaii, Nevada except Clark County and the Pacific Ocean area)
Seattle Office of Vital Records
6125 Sand Point Way N.E.
Seattle, WA 98115
(Serves Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington)

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