Re: Manifest Question #poland


Sally Bruckheimer
 

Children weren't coddled in the 19th century. My ggrandmother came alone, at age 8, after her mother died and father remarried.  She wasn't in steerage, but she was sent to an aunt and uncle (probably at least) in NYC.
 
Children came in steerage too, at young ages.
 
Sally Bruckheimer,  Princeton, NJ   <sallybruc@...>

Join main@groups.jewishgen.org to automatically receive all group messages.