Re: Supposed death on board ship coming to NY #general
Rochelle Kaplan wrote
A ship manifest >from 1905 shows a Philip Weinberg, 6 months, arriving
with his mother Yetty/Jetty.Looking at the manifest itself and seing the endorsment of [probably the US
authorities, them havonmg together 7 dollars on them and going to the
husband that already lives at 1685 Lexington Ave.,
I would say the boy was alive and possibly well on arrival.
<http://tinyurl.com/yee27ma> line 12 an 13
They came >from Grodno, and the mother had [last] been in NY in May 1899,
which suggests some wealth, ccntradicting the only 7 dollars.
So most probably the husband/father had been in Grodno 6 + 9 = 15 months
before their arrival.
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