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Referencing arrivals in Boston between 1846 and 1851 and New York between 1866 and 1886. You can discover information taken from original ship manifest schedules – documents filed by all vessels entering United States.
A good deal of information in this resource was collected from immigrants to the United States during the Great Famine (1845-1849). Between 1847 and 1854, 1.6 million Irish immigrated to the U.S., mostly arriving in New York, marking the first voluntary mass migration to the United States.
- Name of immigrant
- Name of the ship
- Ports of origin and debarkation
- Ship’s arrival date
- Immigrant’s age, gender, and occupation
- Immigrant’s country of origin, destination, and manifest ID number
- Village or town or origin – Purpose and mode of travel