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American Passenger Arrival Records: a guide to the records of immigrants arriving at American ports by sail and steam

Michael Tepper

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Checklist of Passenger List Publications¹

Given below is a list of the principal passenger list publications mentioned in this book in the text and notes. It is not a bibliography (for which see Filby), but merely a checklist of the key books and articles underpinning the narrative. Since it includes most of the important publications that have so far been developed from passenger and immigration records, it is hoped that it can be used as a guide to basic books. Several books not cited in the text but important enough to be featured in a list of basic books are also included. Many of the passenger lists published in books and articles mentioned in this work can be located in the various compilations by Carl Boyer and Michael Tepper which are noted below. Baca, Leo. Czech Immigration Passenger Lists. 4 vols. Hallettsville, Tex.: Old Homestead Publishing Co., 1983-91. Baird, Charles W. History of the Huguenot Emigration to America. 2 vols. 1885.Reprint (2 vols. in 1) . GPC, 1973. Banks, Charles Edward. The English Ancestry and Homes of the Pilgrim Fathers Who Came to Plymouth on the "Mayflower" in 1620, the "Fortune" in 1621, and the "Anne" and the "Little James" in 1623. 1929. Reprint. GPC, 1962. _____. The Planters of the Commonwealth: A Study of the Emigrants and Emigration in Colonial Times: To Which are Added Lists of Passengers to Boston and to the Bay Colony; the Ships Which Brought Them; Their English Homes, and the Places of Their Settlement in Massachusetts. 1930. Reprint. GPC, 1961. ¹For simplicity, all books in this list published by the Genealogical Publishing Company of Baltimore are cited GPC. In the case of a reprint edition, the earliest reprint date is given. _____. The Winthrop Fleet of 1630: An Account of the Vessels, the Voyage, the Passengers . . . . 1930. Reprint. GPC, 1961.
This and the previous entry are not cited in the text and notes, but as they are natural extensions of the first Banks entry and are basic works on early New England immigrants, they are included in the checklist.
_____. "Scotch Prisoners Deported to New England by Cromwell, 1651-52." Massachusetts Historical Society Proceedings 61 (1928) 4-29 . Boyer, Carl, 3rd. Ship Passenger Lists: National and New England (1600- 1825). Newhall, Calif.: the compiler, 1977. ____. Ship Passenger Lists: New York and New Jersey (1600-1825). Newhall, Calif.: the compiler, 1978. ____. Ship Passenger Lists: The South (1538-1825). Newhall, Calif.: the compiler, 1979. ____. Ship Passenger Lists: Pennsylvania acid Delaware (1641- 1825). Newhall, Calif.: the compiler, 1980. Brandow, James R. Omitted Chapters from Hotten's Original Lists of Persons of Quality. GPC, 1982. Brock, Robert A. Documents, Chiefly Unpublished, Relating to the Huguenot Emigration to Virginia and to the Settlement at ManakinTown . . . . 1886. Reprint. GPC, 1962. Cameron, Viola R. Emigrants from Scotland to America, 1774-1775. 1930. Reprint. GPC, 1959. Childs, St. Julien R.: "The Petit-Guerard Colony." South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine 43 (1942) : 1-17, 88-97. Coldham, Peter Wilson. English Estates of American Colonist: American Wills and Administrations in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury. 3 vols. [vol. 1] 1610-1699; [vol. 2] 1700-1799; [vol. 3] 18001858. GPC, 1980-81. ____. "Passengers and Ships to America, 1618-1668" (Genealogical Gleanings in England). National Genealogical Society Quarterly 71 (1983) : 163-92, 284-96; 72 (1984) : 132-45. ____. English Adventurers and Emigrants: Abstracts of Examinations in the High Court of Admiralty with Reference to Colonial America. 2 vols. [vol. 1 ] 1609-1660; [vol. 2] 1661-1773. GPC, 1984-85. ____. The Complete Book of Emigrants, 1607-1660: A Comprehensive Listing Compiled from English Public Records of Those Who Took Ship to the Americas for Political, Religious, and Economic Reasons; of Those Who Were Deported for Vagrancy, Roguery, or Non-Conformity; and of Those Who Were Sold to Labour in the New Colonies. GPC. 1987. ____. The Complete Book of Emigrants, 1661-1699. GPC, 1990. ____. The Complete Book of Emigrants, 1700-1750. GPC, 1992. ____. The Complete Book of Emigrants, 1751-1776. GPC, 1993. ____. The Complete Book of Emigrants in Bondage, 1614-1775. GPC, 1988. ____. Supplement to The Complete Book of Emigrants in Bondage. GPC, 1992. ____. The Bristol Registers of Servants Sent to Foreign Plantations, 1654-1686. GPC, 1988. Supersedes R. Hargreaves-Mawdsley, Bristol and America . . . 1654-1685. ____. Emigrants from England to the American Colonies, 17731776. GPC, 1988. Supersedes Gerald Fothergill, Emigrants from England, 1773-1776. ____. American Wills & Adrninistrations in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 1610-1857. GPC, 1989. Supersedes English Estates of American Colonists (q.v.). ____. Child Apprentices in America frorn Christ's Hospital, Lorndon, 1617- 1778. GPC, 1990. ____. Emigrants in Chains: A Social History of Forced Emigration to the Americas of Felons, Destitute Children, Political and Religious Non- Conformists, Vagabonds, Beggars and other Undesirables, 1607-1776. GPC, 1992. ____.American Wills Proved in London, 1611-1775. GPC, 1992. This is not a collection of ships' passenger lists, but like one or two other books cited in the Coldham oeuvre, it is included to illustrate the full range of Mr. Coldham's contributions. Coulter, E. Merton, and Albert B. Saye. A List of the Early Settlers of Georgia. 1949, 1967. Reprint. GPC. 1983. Dobson, David. Directory of Scots Banished to the American Plantations, 1650-1775. GPC, 1983. ____. Directory of Scottish Settlers in North America. 1625-1825. 6 vols. GPC, 1984-86. ____. Directory of Scots in the Carolinas, 1680-1830. GPC, 1986. _____. The Original Scots Colonists of Early America, 1612-1783. GPC, 1989. _____. Scots on the Chesapeake, 1607-1830. GPC, 1992. Faust, Albert B., and Gaius M. Brumbaugh. Lists of Swiss Emigrants in the Eighteenth Century to the American Colonies. 2 vols. [vol. 1, Zurich, 1734-44; vol. 2, Bern, 1706-95, Basel, 1734-94] . 1920-25. Reprint (incorporating "Notes on Lists of Swiss Emigrants," 2 vols. in 1) . GPC, 1976. See Schelbert. Filby, P. William. Passenger and Immigration Lists Bibliography 1538-1900: Being a Guide to Published Lists of Arrivals in the United States and Canada. 2nd ed. Detroit: Gale Research Company, 1988. Filby, P. William, with Mary K. Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index: A Guide to Published Arrival Records of about 500,000 Passengers Who Came to the United States and Canada in the Seventeenth, Eighteenth, and Nineteenth Centuries. 3 vols. Detroit: Gale Research Company, 1981. (Annual Supplements published since 1982; Cumulated Supplements for 1982-85 (4 vols.) and 1986-90 (3 vols.) have also been published.) French, Elizabeth. List of Emigrants to America from Liverpool 1697-1707. 1913. Reprint. GPC, 1962. [Galveston]. Ships Passenger Lists Port of Galveston, Texas 1846-1871. (Published under the auspices of the Galveston County Genealogical Society.) Easley, S.C.: Southern Historical Press, Inc., 1984. Geue, Chester, and Ethel H. Geue. A New Land Beckoned: German Immigration to Texas, 1844-1847. New and enlarged ed. 1972. Reprint. GPC, 1982. Geue, Ethel Hander. Neiv Homes in a New Land: German Immigration to Texas, 1847-1861. 1970. Reprint. GPC, 1982. Ghirelli, Michael. A List of Emigrants from England to America 1682-1692. Baltimore: Magna Carta Book Company, 1968. Giuseppi, Montague S. Naturalizations of Foreign Protestants in the American and West Indian Colonies (Pursuant to Statute 13 George II, c. 7). Publications of the Huguenot Society of London, vol. 24, 1921. Reprint. GPC, 1964. See Wolfe. Glazier, Ira A., and Michael Tepper. The Famine Immigrants: Lists of Irish Immigrants Arriving at the Port of New York, 1846-1851. 7 vols. GPC, 1983-86. Glazier, Ira A., and P. William Filby. Germans to America: Lists of Passengers Arriving at U.S. Ports 1850-[1892]. 30 vols. to date. Wilmington, Del.: Scholarly Resources, Inc., 1988- (in progress). ____. Italians to America 1880-1899. 2 vols. to date. Wilmington, Del.: Scholarly Resources, Inc., 1992- (in progress). Gonner, Nicholas. Luxembourgers in the New World. Dubuque, Iowa, 1889. A "reedition" translated from the German and containing much new material was published in 1987 in two volumes under the editorship of Jean Ensch, Jean-Claude Muller, and Robert E. Owen. (Esch-sur- Alzette, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg: Editions-Reliures Schortgen.) Hall, Charles M. The Antwerp Emigration Index. Salt Lake City, Utah: Heritage International [1979]. Covers the year 1855 only. Haury, David A. Index to Mennonite Immigrants on United States Passenger Lists, 1872-1904. North Newton, Kan.: Mennonite Library and Archives, 1986. Hill, Mrs. Georgie A. "Passenger Arrivals at Salem and Beverly, Mass., 1798-1800." New England Historical and Genealogical Register 106 (1952) : 203-09. Hocker, Edward W. Genealogical Data Relating to the German Settlers of Pennsylvania and Adjacent Territory From Advertisements in German Newspapers Published in Philadelphia and Germantown, 1743-1800. GPC, 1980. Hotten, John Camden. The Original Lists of Persons of Quality; Emigrants; Religious Exiles; Political Rebels; Serving Men Sold for a Term of Years; Apprentices; Children Stolen; Maidens Pressed; and Others Who Went from Great Britain to the American Plantations 1600-1700. 1874. Reprint. GPC, 1974. Johnson, Amandus. The Swedish Settlements on the Delaware 1638-1664. 2 vols. 1911. Reprint. GPC, 1969. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia, 1733-1783. GPC, 1986. Kaminkow, Jack, and Marion Kaminkow. A List of Emigrants from England to America 1718-1759. New ed. Baltimore: Magna Carta Book Company, 1981. [Kaminkow, Marion.] Passengers Who Arrived in the United States, September 1821-December 1823. Baltimore: Magna Carta Book Company, 1969. Kingsbury, Susan M. The Records of the Virginia Company of London. 4 vols. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1906-35. Knittle, Walter A. Early Eighteenth Century Palatine Emigration. 1937. Reprint. GPC, 1965. See Tribbeko and Ruperti. Krebs, Friedrich. "Annotations to Strassburger and Hinke's Pennsyl vania German Pioneers." Pennsylvania Genealogical Magazine 21 (1960) : 235-48. McDonnell, Frances. Emigrants from Ireland to America, 1735-1743: A Transcription of the Report of the Irish House of Commons into Enforced Emigration to America. GPC, 1992. Mitchell, Brian. Irish Passenger Lists 1847-1871: Lists of Passengers Sailing from Londonderry to America on Ships of the J. & J. Cooke Line and the McCorkell Line. GPC, 1988. ____. Irish Emigration Lists 1833-1839: Lists of Emigrants Extracted from the Ordnance Survey Memoirs for Counties Londonderry and Antrim. GPC, 1989. Morton Allan Directory of European Passenger Steamship Arrivals for the Years 1890 to 1930 at the Port of New York and for the Years 1904 to 1926 at the Ports of New York, Philadelphia, Boston and Baltimore. 1931. Reprint. GPC, 1979. Munroe, J. B. A List of Alien Passengers, Bonded from January 1, 1847 to January 1, 1851, for the Use of the Overseers of the Poor in the Commonwealth [Massachusetts]. 1851. Reprint. GPC, 1971. Myers, Albert Cook. Quaker Arrivals at Philadelphia 1682-1750; Being a List of Certificates of Removal Received at Philadelphia Monthly Meeting of Friends. 1902. Reprint. GPC, 1957. ____. "List of Certificates of Removal from Ireland Received at the Monthly Meeting of Friends in Pennsylvania, 1682-1750." In Immigration of the Irish Quakers into Pennsylvania, 1682-1750, 277390. 1902. Reprint. GPC, 1969. National Archives. Immigrant and Passenger Arrivals: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications. 2nd ed. Washington, D.C.: National Archives Trust Fund Board, 1991. Neible, George W. "Servants and Apprentices Bound and Assigned Before James Hamilton, Mayor of Philadelphia, 1745 [-1746]." Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography 30 (1906) : 34852, 427- 36; 31 (1907) : 83-102, 195-206, 351-67, 461-73; 32 (1908) : 88-103, 237-49, 351-70. Nicholson, Cregoe D. P. "Some Early Emigrants to America." Genealogists' Magazine 12, nos. 1-16 (1955-58); 13, nos. 1-8 (1959- 60). Reprint. GPC, 1965. Nugent, Nell Marion. Cavaliers and Pioneers: Abstracts of Virginia Land Patents and Grants [1623-1732]. 3 vols. Vol. 1: 1623-1666. Richmond: Dietz Printing Company, 1934 (reprint, GPC, 1963); vol. 2: 1666-1695. Richmond: Virginia State Library, 1977; vol. 3: 1695-1732. Richmond: Virginia State Library, 1979. Olsson, Nils William. Swedish Passenger Arrivals in New York, 1820-1850. Chicago: Swedish Pioneer Historical Society, 1967. ____. Swedish Passenger Arrivals in U.S. Ports 1820-1850 (Except New York). Saint Paul, Minn.: North Central Publishing Co., 1979. Record of Indentures of Individuals Bound Out as Apprentices, Servants, Etc. and of German and Other Redemptioners in the Office of the Mayor of the City of Philadelphia, October 3, 1771 to October 5, 1773. Pennsylvania- German Society Proceedings and Addresses, vol. 16 (1905). Lancaster, Pa.: 1907. Reprint. GPC, 1973. "Record of Servants and Apprentices Bound and Assigned Before Hon. John Gibson, Mayor of Philadelphia, December 5th, 1772-May 21, 1773." Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography 33 (1909): 475- 91; 34 (1910) : 99-121, 213-28. Revill, Janie. A Compilation of the Original Lists of Protestant Immigrants to South Carolina, 1763-1773. 1939. Reprint. GPC, 1968. Schelbert, Leo. "Notes on Lists of Swiss Emigrants." National Genealogical Society Quarterly 60 (1972): 36-46. Additions and corrections to Faust and Brumbaugh. Schenk, Trudy, Ruth Froelke, and (vol. 1 only) Inge Bork. The Wuerttemberg Emigration Index. 6 vols. to date. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, Inc., 1986-. Not mentioned in the text but a useful complement to the Hamburg Emigration Lists. Schlegel, Donald M. Passengers from Ireland: Lists of Passengers Arriving at American Ports Between 1811 and 1817. GPC, 1980. Schrader-Muggenthaler, Cornelia. The Alsace Emigration Book. 2 vols. Apollo, Pa.: Closson Press, 1989-91. ____. The Baden Emigration Book. Apollo, Pa.: Closson Press. 1992. Sheppard, Walter Lee, Jr. Passengers and Ships Prior to 1684. Publications of the Welcome Society of Pennsylvania, vol. 1. GPC, 1970. Skordas, Gust. The Early Settlers of Maryland: An Index to Names of Immigrants Compiled from Records of Land Patents, 1633-1680, in the Hall of Records, Annapolis, Maryland. GPC, 1968. Smith, Leonard H. Jr., and Norma H. Smith. Nova Scotia Immigrants to 1867. GPC, 1992. Stephenson, Jean. Scotch-Irish Migration to South Carolina, 1772. Strasburg, Va.: Shenandoah Publishing House, 1971. Steuart, Bradley W., ed. Passenger Ships Arriving in New York Harbor. Vol. I (1820-1850). Bountiful, Utah: Precision Indexing, 1991. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers: A Publication of the Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia from 1727 to 1808. Edited by William J. Hinke. 3 vols. Norristown, Pa.: Pennsylvania German Society, 1934. Reprint. GPC, 1966. (The reprint does not include vol. 2 which contains facsimiles of the signatures to the oaths of allegiance and abjuration, but this has since been reprinted by Picton Press of Camden, Maine and by Genealogical Books in Print of Springfield, Virginia.) See Krebs. Swierenga, Robert P. Dutch Immigrants in U.S. Ship Passenger Manifests, 1820-1880: An Alphabetical Listing by Household Heads and Independent Persons. 2 vols. Wilmington, Del.: Scholarly Resources, Inc., 1983. Tepper, Michael. Emigrants to Pennsylvania, 1641-1819: A Consolidation of Ship Passenger Lists from the Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography. GPC, 1975. ____. Passengers to America: A Consolidation of Ship Passenger Lists from the New England Historical and Genealogical Register. GPC, 1977. ____. Immigrants to the Middle Colonies: A Consolidation of Ship Passenger Lists and Associated Data from the New York Genealogical and Biographical Record. GPC, 1978. ____. New World Immigrants: A Consolidation of Ship Passenger Lists and Associated Data from Periodical Literature. 2 vols. GPC, 1979. ____. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of Baltimore 1820-1834: From Customs Passenger Lists. Transcribed by Elizabeth P. Bentley. GPC, 1982. ____. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of Philadelphia 1800-1819: The Philadelphia "Baggage Lists." Transcribed by Elizabeth P. Bentley. GPC, 1986. Toups, Neil J. Mississippi Valley Pioneers. Lafayette, La.: Neilson Publishing Company [ 1970] . Additional material is in Bruce Ardoin, "The Baleine Brides: A Missing Ship's Roll for Louisiana, 1721." National Genealogical Society Quarterly 75 (1987): 303-05. Tribbeko, John, and George Ruperti. "Lists of Germans from the Palatinate Who Came to England in 1709." New York Genealogical and Biographical Record 40 (1909) : 49-54, 93-100, 160-67, 24148; 41 (1910) : 10-19. Reprint. GPC, 1965. Includes three Board of Trade lists for 1709 not printed in Knittle. U.S. Congress. Senate. Letter from the Secretary of State, with a Transcript of the List of Passengers Who Arrived in the United States from 1st October, 1819, to the 30th September, 1820. 16th Cong., 2d sess., S. Doc. 118, serial 45. 1821. Reprint. GPC, 1971 (under the title Passenger Arrivals 1819-1820). van Laer, Arnold. J. F. "List of Passengers, 1654 to 1664" (Passengers to New Netherland). In Year Book of the Holland Society of New York, 1-28, 1902. Additional material is in Rosalie Fellows Bailey, "Emigrants to New Netherland: Account Book 1654 to 1664." New York Genealogical and Biographical Record 94 (1963) : 193-200. Wareing, John. Emigrants to America: Indentured Servants Recruited in London 1718-1733. GPC, 1985. Weslager, C. A. A Man and His Ship: Peter Minuit and the Kalmar Nyckel. Wilmington, Del.: Kalmar Nyckel Foundation, 1990. Whitmore, William H. Port Arrivals and Immigrants to the City of Boston 1715-1716 and 1762-1769. GPC, 1973. Excerpted from A Volume of Records Relating to the Early History of Boston Containing Miscellaneous Papers, Registry Department of the City of Boston (29th in the series formerly called Record Commissioners' Reports), Doc. 100, 229-317. Boston, 1900. Whyte, Donald. A Dictionary of Scottish Emigrants to the U.S.A. Vol. 1. Baltimore: Magna Carta Book Company, 1972. ____. A Dictionary of Scottish Emigrants to the U.S.A. Vol. 2. Baltimore: Magna Carta Book Company, 1986. ____. A Dictionary of Scottish Emigrants to Canada Before Confederation. Toronto: Ontario Genealogical Society, 1986. Wolfe, Richard J. "The Colonial Naturalization Act of 1740; With a List of Persons Naturalized in New York Colony, 1740-1769." New York Genealogical and Biographical Record 94 (1963) : 132-47. Supplements Giuseppi. Zimmerman, Gary J., and Marion Wolfert. German Immigrants: Lists of Passengers Bound from Bremen to New York. 4 vols. [vol. 1 ] 1847-1854; [vol. 2] 1855-1862; [vol. 3] 1863-1867; [vol. 4] 18681871. GPC, 1985-93.

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