I think that I have located the person that I am looking for on a 1911 ship
manifest on the EIDB but am puzzled as to why his occupation was listed as a
joiner (previously explained by the Jewishgen group to be a tinsmith or a
carpenter). Most of the other info on the manifest seems to be correct. I
know that the person that I am seeking was >from a family that raised cattle
& farmed in Volhynia Gubernia and that he became a produce dealer here in
the United States. Have others found a lack of correlation between the
manifest information and " reality"? Perhaps a joiner was more desirable
immigrant than a farmer arriving in NYC??
Much thanks for your advice.
New Jersey, USA
KOMASCHEIN, KAMENSCHEIN, STEIN , ROSENBERG (Koloynia Antonovka in Volhynia
BLOCH, SCHUPAK , WEISS ( Kursenai and Papile, Lithuania)