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Georgia, Brunswick Passenger Lists, 1904-1939
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Brunswick, Glynn County, Georgia, 
United States
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Record Description
Record Type Passenger Lists
Record Group RG 85: Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service
Collection years 1904-1939
Microfilm Publication A3641. Alien (Nov.1904-Nov.1939) and Citizen (Sept.1923-Nov.1939) Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Brunswick, Georgia. 1 rolls.
National Archives Identifier 2838591
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What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]

This collection contains Alien and Citizen Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Brunswick, Georgia, November 1904-November 1939. The records usually include full name, age, gender, marital status, occupation, citizenship, race, last permanent residence, birthplace, and final destination. The records correspond with NARA publication A3641 and are part of Record Group 85 Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service. The alien lists cover from November 1904 through November 1939 while the citizen lists are from September 1923 to November 1939. The collection is arranged by date of arrival.

  • Aliens: November 22, 1904-November 27, 1939
  • Citizens: ca. September 10, 1923-November 27, 1939

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What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]

The following information may be found in these records:

Passenger list

  • Full name
  • Age
  • Gender
  • Marital status
  • Occupation
  • Citizenship
  • Race
  • Last permanent residence
  • Birthplace
  • Final destination

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