JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Ellis Island Manifest question #general

Peter Zavon <pzavon@...>

It is an abbreviation of "ditto", meaning "same as on the line above". We
tend to use a single set of double quotes for this purpose today.

Peter Zavon
Penfield, NY

"Howie Axelrod" <> wrote

Can anyone tell me what the term "do" in the family name column of the EI
manifest means. It appears to indicate a reference to the name above it.

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