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How do I tell which immagration record is correct?

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Re: How do I tell which immagration record is correct?

Posted: 29 Dec 2012 11:03AM GMT
Classification: Query
Ship's manifests were made out in port before the ship left. I've seen cross-outs before. They happen when someone buys tickets but then doesn't actually make it on the boat (could be due to illness). Hopefully, the boat where your relatives' names were not crossed out was the last of the three.

Another possibility is clerical error. If the clerk had several manifests on his (likely) desk and just wrote in the wrong one.

Yes, the one where they were not crossed out is almost certainly the one they traveled on.

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mpalmeri1980 29 Dec 2012 5:19PM GMT 
cyndi308 29 Dec 2012 6:03PM GMT 
mpalmeri1980 29 Dec 2012 7:01PM GMT 
cyndi308 30 Dec 2012 5:52AM GMT 
falsterden 24 Mar 2013 4:39AM GMT 
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