Friday 4 September 2020

FindMyPast adds 15m migration records to US collection

FindMyPast has added a whopping 15 million records to its US Passenger & Crew Lists collection, a useful and growing record set for Irish family historians looking for their ancestors who emigrated.

The update includes records covering California, New York and Texas, and is made up of five individual records sets from US Nara Archives and Records Administration. 

They are:
  • Alien Arrivals at Eagle Pass, Texas, 1905-1953
  • Texas, Alien Arrivals by Airplane, 1944-1952
  • California, San Diego Passenger Lists, 1904-1952
  • California, San Diego Airplane Arrivals, 1929-1954
  • New York City, Book Indexes to Passenger Lists, 1906-1942
This collection now holds 118,625,728 records. See a list of all the individual record sets in it here.