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From: "Ermyle D.(Hindman) Cornett" <>
Subject: Re: [NJ-SOM-BOUND-BROOK] Ellis Island site & County naturalization records
Date: Sat, 18 Aug 2001 08:44:25 -0600
Thank-you Diane for the information about Ellis Island, but what is the
Internet Site?? Ermyle Hindman Cornett
----- Original Message -----
From: Diane D'Alessandro <>
Sent: Friday, August 17, 2001 10:49 PM
Subject: [NJ-SOM-BOUND-BROOK] Ellis Island site & County naturalization
> Just a comment or two about records for immigrant ancestors. A relative
> went to Somerset County courthouse with the year my Great-grandfather was
> (supposedly) naturalized and found not his name, but papers for my
> Great-grandmother's brother who arrived under an alias. We have a year of
> arrival from census records, but because you can only search by name at
> Ellis Isl. we've hit a brick wall on 2 people. If you can't hit upon a
> spelling (or interpretation of it), you're out of luck.
> There is however, an internet site that gives the names of ships, their
> departure port & arrival date, but it's HUGE. May be worth a try if you
> the month & year.
> Also, NARA was searching passenger records for a mere $10.00 just a few
> months ago--today it's $20.00, and a copy of the manifest is even higher
> through Ellis Island Foundation.
> Thanks for the opportunity to rant--maybe someone has worked their way
> around these problems.
> Hakalski/Akalski/Hakato/Okala, Kryston/Kriston, D'Alessandro, Hoff/Huff
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