Re: 2 questions about symbols on manifests #general
Elise Friedman <elise@...>
On Thu, 2 Aug 2001 email@example.com wrote:
In 1903 my maternal great-aunt, her husband and 3 children arrived atSee the new Ellis Island Database FAQ, available at
MANIFESTS #9 may be the answer to this. Normally when there are
handwritten numbers, they are accompanied by a date and were part of the
naturalization process. I personally haven't seen any other type of
handwritten numbers to the left of a passenger's name.
On the 1900 passenger manifest for my paternal great-uncle, the capitalThis is SI, which stands for Special Inquiry. See MANIFESTS #5 and #6 in
the FAQ for more information.
[ Note: the numbers provided above may be off by one or two when you
actually view the FAQ. An update is in progress and some items have been
shifted down, but I'm not sure exactly when that update will be posted. ]
Hope this helps!
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PALEVSKY/PALEFSKY, POLLACK (Horodetz, Kobryn); LIPSCHITZ/LIFSHITZ
(Brisk); GORONOVICH/GORONOWITZ (Grodietsk); COOPER/KUPER
(Drohitchyn); EISNER, SASS (Myslowice); MILLER, TAUB (Dobromil/Byblo);
FRIEDMAN, CHERNACK/CHERMACK (Russia/Poland); CHESIN (Mogilev)