Re: "His name was changed at Ellis Island" #names

Barbara Mannlein <bsmannlein@...>

The grain of truth?  It was easier to say “It was changed at Ellis Isand” than to tell how, when and where it was changed.   

On Jun 29, 2020, at 7:14 AM, Bob Bloomberg <rpbrpb2012@...> wrote:

But according to a large number of people, immigration officials did not write down anyone's name--they simply checked their name off on the ship's manifest. But it seems to me that the multitudinous family stories  of name changes at Ellis Island must contain some grain of truth in them.

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