Rappeport Family <rappeport@...>
My grandfather arrived in Montreal >from Europe in 1905, and then crossed
into America at the Toledo Ohio border crossing.
Is there anywhere to access records of the Toledo border crossings?
Are Montreal arrivals on-line anywhere?
Searching: HYAMS >from Birmingham; SENDLER >from Birzai, Lithuania;
RUDA >from Proznitz, Poland;LIFSHITZ >from Bobroisk, Belarus.
Joel Stearman <dpastear@...>
Rappeport Family wrote:
My grandfather arrived in Montreal >from Europe in 1905, and then crossedLaurie:
You might try NARA Microfilm Publication M1461, "Soundex Index to Canadian
Border Entries Through The St. Albans, VT., District, 1895-1924." This is
only an index, but if you find the person you are searching for, you may
have a lead to one of the other microfilm publications for the actual
Note also that the "Copies of Lists of Passenger Arriving at Miscellaneous
Ports on the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts and at Ports on the Great Lakes,
1820-1873" NARA Microfilm Publication M575, does not encompass the period
of entry you mentioned, nor does it include Toledo, OH.
For Montreal, CA entries, you might go to
On Apr 19 2005 Laurie Rappeport wrote:
My grandfather arrived in Montreal >from Europe in 1905, and then crossedI wouldn't normally think of Toledo as a border crossing. If he went
by land he would have gone through Detroit or Buffalo or maybe even
Sault Ste. Marie to get to Toledo >from Montreal. And before the St
Lawrence Seaway allowed ocean liners into the Great Lakes in 1955
you couldn't get >from Montreal to Lake Erie on anything larger than a
ship small enough to get through the Lachine and Welland Canals in Canada,
no ocean liners.
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