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Costs of Ship Tickets from Germany to NY ca. 1890

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Costs of Ship Tickets from Germany to NY ca. 1890

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 4:17AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Fesersky
Can anyone tell me how much a ship ticket (steerage) from Germany to NY cost in the early 1890s? And more important, was there any discount for children? If yes, how much and until what age?

The reason I am asking is that I discovered a family which could be the one I am looking for (Boruch Fesersky), but the ages of all family members seems too low. I am wondering if the family misrepresented their age in order to get discounts.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
katrin_korkal... 17 Feb 2014 11:17AM GMT 
kumeyaayindia... 17 Feb 2014 8:04PM GMT 
katrin_korkal... 18 Feb 2014 6:00AM GMT 
halpark 26 Feb 2014 11:45AM GMT 
katrin_korkal... 28 Feb 2014 8:29AM GMT 
halpark 28 Feb 2014 9:15AM GMT 
katrin_korkal... 18 Mar 2014 7:32AM GMT 
halpark 18 Mar 2014 8:43AM GMT 
katrin_korkal... 19 Mar 2014 7:22AM GMT 
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