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death of a passenger

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Re: death of a passenger

Posted: 8 May 2004 8:12AM GMT
Classification: Immigration
Deaths of passengers are noted in the ships manifest (passenger list)

Sometimes the death is noted beside the name - with a date and sometimes a cause.

Sometimes the deaths are all recorded at the end of the passenger list.

To find a death, you need to get the passenger list and go through it carefully.

See and scroll down to the link to "Abby Land 20 Dec. 1850 Liverpool to New York "

You can look at the images online and see how the deaths were recorded on that voyage, as an example.

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