Texas, Passenger and Crew Lists Arriving at Various Ports - FamilySearch Historical Records
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Texas, Passenger and crew lists arriving at various ports, 1896-1951
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|Texas, Galveston, Galveston, |
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|Record Type||Passenger and crew lists and Indexes|
|Record Group||RG 85: Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service|
|National Archives Identifier||4527179 45271874527192|
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- 1 What is in This Collection?
- 2 What Can These Records Tell Me?
- 3 Collection Content
- 4 How Do I Search This Collection?
- 5 What Do I Do Next?
- 6 Citing This Collection
What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]
Passenger and crew lists of vessels arriving at Galveston, Texas. The publication corresponds with NARA publications M1357, M1358, M1359 and were filmed at the NARA facility in College Park, Maryland. The records are part of Record Group 85 Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service.
- Indexes to Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston, Texas, 1896-1906 M1357
- Index to Passenger of Vessels Arriving at Galveston, Texas, 1906-1951
- Passenger Lists of Vessles Arriving at Galvestonn, Teaxs,1891-1957. M1359
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What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]
The following information may be found in these records: This collection contains passenger lists of U.S. citizens arriving at Galveston, Texas, 1896-1951. The records may contain
- Ports and dates of departure and arrival
- Marital status
- Date and place of birth
- Date and court of naturalization (if naturalized)
These records correspond with NARA publications M1357, M1358, M1359 and were filmed at the NARA facility in College Park, Maryland.
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How Do I Search This Collection?[edit | edit source]
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- Name of the person
- Approximate date of the event
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How Do I Analyze the Results?[edit | edit source]
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What Do I Do Next?[edit | edit source]
When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details. The information may also lead you to other records about your ancestors.
I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]
- Add the new information to your records
- Use the information to find the person in other records
- Analyze the entry to see if it provides additional clues to find other records of the person or their family
I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]
- The person may be recorded with an abbreviated or variant form of their name
- Search the indexes and records of other port cities
Research Helps[edit | edit source]
- Texas Guided Research
- Texas Record Finder
- Research Tips and Strategies
- Step-by-Step Research
- Beginning Research in United States Immigration and Emigration Records
Related Family History Library Holdings[edit | edit source]
- Passenger and crew lists of vessels arriving at Galveston [and other nearby ports, Texas, 1896-1948; index, 1896-1951 : NARA RG85 M1357, M1358, and M1359]
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Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]
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