By Ira A. Glazier, William P. Filby
Germans to America offers either genealogists and researchers of relations heritage with the 1st vast, listed resource of German-surname immigrants who got here to all ports within the usa among 1850 and 1893. this era witnessed one of many maximum charges of German emigration within the 19th century.
The sequence reproduces details from the unique send appear schedules, or passenger lists, filed through all vessels coming into U.S. ports. All volumes are prepared in chronological order by way of each one ship's date of arrival. for each passenger checklist, the next details is equipped: send identify, port of departure, port of arrival, date of arrival, and checklist of German-surname passengers. Ships that departed from German ports or carried passengers who declared themselves to be of German beginning are integrated, with complete identify, age, intercourse, career, and, whilst this knowledge is given, state, province or village of foundation supplied for every emigrant. the most very important positive factors of this sequence is the total index of names on the finish of each quantity, making it effortless to discover a specific person or kinfolk name.
Germans to America could be ordered by way of person quantity. status orders, which obtain a ten% undefined, also are welcomed.