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Ship manifest 1857

John Anderson
 

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?

 

John Anderson,

Orlando, Florida

 

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Susan&David
 

Wilhelm Wolf can be found on Ancestry.com arriving New York aboard the Admiral on 16 April, 1857. He is 16 years old from Bavaria.
The passport application, if it is by the same Wilhelm Wolf, has mis-remembered ship information, not unusual after 46 years and little in the way of resources to locate the true details.

David Rosen
Boston, MA

On 11/6/2019 11:28 AM, John Anderson wrote:

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?

 

John Anderson,

Orlando, Florida

 

Sent from Mail for Windows 10