what came after ellis island

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what came after ellis island

Postby roselaine » 04 Oct 2009, 17:57

My 95 year old aunt who came to the US with her mother and siblings in 1926 (verified) insists they ended up at Ellis Island and her uncle came to get them as it was a mistake because they were US citizens through her father. But Ellis Island is shown as closed after 1924 and their names do not come up when searched. Where would they have been?

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Postby VaDeb » 04 Oct 2009, 18:05

The NY passenger lists are from 1820-1957 on Ancestry.com and not all passed through Ellis. Castle Garden is also included in this group. I believe 1957 was the official close date for Ellis Island, though its use decreased during the years. Your aunt may be correct.

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Postby roselaine » 04 Oct 2009, 18:57

Thanks Debbie. Her memory is phenomonal so she is correct after all.
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roselaine wrote:My 95 year old aunt who came to the US with her mother and siblings in 1926 (verified) insists they ended up at Ellis Island and her uncle came to get them as it was a mistake because they were US citizens through her father...

VaDeb wrote:The NY passenger lists are from 1820-1957 on Ancestry. com and not all passed through Ellis. Castle Garden is also included in this group. I believe 1957 was the official close date for Ellis Island, though its use decreased during the years. Your aunt may be correct. Debbie


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If you don't have a subscription to ancestry. com, we can help you look for the manifest
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Postby roselaine » 04 Oct 2009, 21:14

Very kind offer. I do have a membership and have the manifest. I just rechecked it and someone had typed in the wrong information after her mother's name in the Naturalization column and later wrote over it that she was married to US citizen and gave marriage date. This might have caused the mix up. Do you know if names after 1924 for Ellis Island are listed anywhere?

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Re: what came after ellis island

Postby vj » 04 Oct 2009, 21:37

Hello Rosemary!
The database that Debbie mentioned on ancestry lists this information for their database:

Ancestry. com. New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957
Castle Garden served as a processing station for immigrants from 1855 to 1890.
Likewise, Ellis Island served as a processing station for immigrants from 1892 to 1954.
This database includes both the Castle Garden and Ellis Island passenger lists

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Postby PeterTimber » 06 Oct 2009, 03:28

Ellis Island remained the US Immigration & Naturalization Officeand facility remained open until the late 1950's or early 1960's and moved into one of the lower Manhattan Office buildings. =Peter=
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Postby roselaine » 15 Oct 2009, 14:54

Thanks. Unfortunately there is nothing online after 1924.
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Re: what came after ellis island

Postby VaDeb » 15 Oct 2009, 19:27

Roselaine,

Many of the databases on Ancestry go up to the 1940's and 1950's.

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Postby wldspirit » 15 Oct 2009, 19:38

Yes they do VaDeb.....I have my families return trip home after a visit to Talamello in the 1950's!!
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Re: what came after ellis island

Postby rdel4577 » 28 Oct 2009, 00:57

Have you tried EllisIsland.org? Somestimes their search capability is better than ancestry.com.

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Re: what came after ellis island

Postby roselaine » 29 Oct 2009, 00:22

Ellis Island.org will pop up a sign that says can only search between 1892 to 1924. I do have the ship manifest frtom Ancestry.com. Was hoping to find an actual Ellis Island record. Wonder if the later years are on microfilm anywhere???
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Re: what came after ellis island

Postby VaDeb » 29 Oct 2009, 02:11

If you have the manifest from Ancestry.com it would be the same as the manifest from Ellis Island. Sometimes one site has "a cleaner" copy.

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Postby Squigy » 29 Oct 2009, 02:58

VaDeb wrote:If you have the manifest from <a href="http://www.jdoqocy.com/click-3166187-10456885" TARGET="_blank">Ancestry.com</a> it would be the same as the manifest from Ellis Island. Sometimes one site has "a cleaner" copy.

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Thats true, if by cleaner you mean more clear. I noticed Ancestry.com is a bit more clear, but Ellis Island is fantastic if you don't have Ancestry.com. It really doesn't make a big difference.

I think Ancestry.com gives you the option to order a copy of the document (if you want it on paper) Although I have never done this, I would just print it.

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