Re: Tacing Jacob Bloom immigrated from Lithuania in 1905 #lithuania
Barbara Mannlein <bsmannlein@...>
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Hint: Google is a good friend. Use it….
Simply searching Google for: "ports of entry in 1905” divulges that there were
Five Major Ports of Arrival
The five major U.S. arrival ports for immigration in the 19th and 20th Centuries were:
New York, Boston, Baltimore, Philadelphia and New Orleans. New York was by far
the most commonly used port.
Reading further we learn that there were also:
I suppose the next step is getting records from Ellis Island. I assume this was the only port of entry for immigrants at that time. Of course the 1910 census depended on the accuracy of the interview. O have no living relatives who can help me with this.Thanks for any information or suggestions.