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From: Bart Hansen <>
Subject: Ships - GTA
Date: Fri, 19 Nov 2004 16:34:21 -0500
Thanks, Don, for the links on ships.
I have a question about the Germans to America series. As I recall, there is
a fourteen month gap, roughly between October 1848 and January 1850,
between the original and the second series of books. Does anyone know
what the status is of the effort to bridge the gap?
How good a resource is GTA in the period around 1850? Haven't I read
somewhere that to be included in the series, the boat had to be mainly
I suspect that my ancestor from Hesse-Nassau came over to New York around
this time. His first papers were filed in Essex County, New Jersey in 1851.