Ship manifest 1857
I am faced with a problem regarding my maternal great grandfather, Wilhelm WOLF; I am unsure of the ship on which he arrived.
Here is what I thought I knew: I found, at one time, a manifest with his name on it on the ship Admiral sailing from Havre to NYC arriving 16 Apr 1857. He was born 03 Dec 1840 in Deidesheim, Germany, then a part of Bavaria.
However, there is a passport application for him dated 11 May 1903 from Newark, Essex County, New Jersey in which he clearly states he sailed aboard the Wilhelm Tell from Havre, France on or about the 1st of March 1857.
I cannot find any proof or manifest list, however, to substantiate this. Any ideas?
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