December 20 2012

Press Release: Ship's Record

Excerpt from a June 1862 manifest for a ship sailing from Bremen, Germany to the Port of Baltimore. Not all immigrants came through New York, Philadelphia or Boston, and Ellis Island did not open for New York arrivals until 1892.

The Wayne County Genealogy Group will meet Thursday, April 26. At 30 pm at the Wayne County Historical Society, 810 Main Street, Honesdale. This month's Immigration Records and (as time permits) the newly released 1940 census. Membership is free and beginners and experienced researchers are welcome. For more information, contact Gloria McCullough at the Wayne County Historical Society, 570-253-3240 or