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Subject: Re: immigration entry points?
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Date: Wed, 21 Mar 2007 01:09:39 GMT
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> "mwebsurfer" <mwebsur...@verizon.net> wrote in message
>>I'm looking for my grandfathers record of entry into the US
>>but have been unable to find him in the Ellis Island site.
>>His name was Andrew Carmichael and he came from Ireland. On
>>a 1910 Census he says he was naturalized in 1890. Are there
>>any other ports where he could have arrived or other records
>>that I can search for which county in Ireland he came from?
>>From his death certificate I learned who his parents were and
>>that he was 54 and was born in 1872. Any help will be
>>appreciated. Many thanks to those who replied to a previous
> On the 1920 census, it says that he immigrated in 1885 or 1887 (tough to
> read, looks like the enumerator wrote one and then changed it to the other,
> but who knows which was first or last) and that he was naturalized in 1889,
> so don't restrict yourself to the 1890 immigration date. The closest match I
> can find in the 1885-1890 range is on Ancestry.com:
> Philadelphia Passenger Lists, 1800-1945
> Name: Aud Carmichael
> Arrival Date: 26 Apr 1887
> Age: 18 Years
> Estimated birth year: abt 1869
> Gender: Male
> Port of Departure: Liverpool, England
> Ship Name: British Prince
> Port of Arrival: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
> Last Residence: Ireland
> Birthplace: Ireland
> Microfilm Roll Number: T840_8
> The "Aud" looks like an abbreviation of Andrew to me. I liked the look of
> the Andrew Carmichael arriving in NY in 1887 on the Furnessia, but I was
> able to track that family to where they settled in New Haven, CT.
Dear Tara: thanks for your help. I can use Ancestry.com at my library.
Where would I find this microfilm roll? National Archives?