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Emigrant Ship "Union", 1866

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Emigrant Ship "Union", 1866

Posted: 15 May 2013 10:52AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 15 May 2013 11:04AM GMT
Surnames: Witze
FamilySearch.org, as well as some UK sites, show my ancestor Adolf Witze died on-board the "Union" on 20 June 1866. Adolf's plan was to travel Hamburg>Hull>Liverpool>New York...he left Hamburg on 1 May, 1866 (Hamburg Passenger List) on the Lincoln (to get to Hull, then train to L'pool). I presume the Union was L'Pool>NY, but can find no such record of any ship of that name making that trip in that time frame (there was one in late Sept, but that's not it). In fact, I can't find any Union (on "theshipslist", for ex) making even a Europe>North America trip in that time frame (in case his plans changed). I even searched on "union" just being part of the name somewhere...no luck. Any ideas what to try next? I am trying to determine the Union's departure and arrival's ports and dates. Thnx

Note: Adolf was traveling with his brother Jurgen. Jurgen is also on the 1 May Hamburg passenger list, but I have never found a record of where and when he entered the USA...but he did make it to Troy,NY, by October.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
cwitze 15 May 2013 4:52PM GMT 
KlausWa 19 May 2013 5:25PM GMT 
cwitze 19 May 2013 7:05PM GMT 
KlausWa 19 May 2013 8:00PM GMT 
KlausWa 19 May 2013 8:02PM GMT 
cwitze 20 May 2013 3:57PM GMT 
KlausWa 20 May 2013 5:26PM GMT 
halpark 25 May 2013 12:29PM GMT 
cwitze 25 May 2013 7:42PM GMT 
KlausWa 26 May 2013 12:50PM GMT 
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