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Ship Record Needed

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Ship Record Needed

Posted: 11 Jun 2013 11:13AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Jones
I'm needed a ship record for Steve Jones:

The following info is from the 1910 Census for Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois, Third Avenue, April 15. They did not live in houses; just dwellings. They were "gypsies" so probably covered wagons. In this census, Steve was widowed, living with 3 children. His other children are listed below him with all of their families. I'm most concerned with Steve and a son Pete who is said to have been "born on the ship coming to America"

Steve b. abt 1850 in Austria/Romania
immigrated in 1885, occupation: horse trader

Steve's son Pete was born about 1882 in Fr/Romania

I do not know what port they came in on, nor do we know their Romanian names. Stories are the name was "Jovonovich" but I know that's NOT a Romanian name. Steve was shortened I'm sure but the family was not literate so nothing has been written down.

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