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Immigration Book Titles

For those interested, the following is a list of books and articles on emigration from Europe (France, Holland, Germany).

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  • Auswanderung Landratsamter Polizeiprasidium Koln.
    Computer printout (published?) available at: "Das Hauptstaatsarchiv Dusseldorf", Mauerstrasse, Dusseldorf, Germany.
  • Auswanderer, Aken, Dusseldorf, Koln.
    Computer printout (published?) available at: "Das Hauptstaatsarchiv Dusseldorf", Mauerstrasse, Dusseldorf, Germany.
  • Boyer.
    Ship Passenger Lists. New York & New Jersey. 1600-1825. 7,700 names.
  • Boyer.
    Ship Passenger Lists. National & New England. 1600-1825. 6,500 names.
  • Boyer.
    Ship Passenger Lists. The South. 1538-1825. 8,700 names.
  • Boyer.
    Ship Passenger Lists. Pennsylvania & Delaware. 1641-1825. 6,500 names.
  • Coldham, Peter Wilson
    The complete book of emigrants, 1606-1660. List of British emigrants to the US.
  • Coldham, Peter Wilson
    The complete book of emigrants, 1661-1699.
  • Coldham, Peter Wilson
    Bonded passengers to America, 1983.
  • Colletta, J. P.
    They came in ships. Washington 1989.
  • Diffenderffer, F. R.
    The German Exodus to England in 1790. Published 1897. For reprints see: Tolzman, D. H.
  • Dosseler, E.
    Die Aus- und Einwanderung Westfalens. In: Westfalische Forschungen. Band 19, 1966. (Available at "Das Hauptstaatsarchiv Dusseldorf, Mauerstrasse, Dusseldorf, Germany).
  • Emigrants from the Attendorn (Germany) area, see:
    Heimatblatter fur das kurkolnische Sauerland, volumes from around 1948-1958.
  • Faust & Brumbaugh.
    Swiss Emigrants in the 18th Century to the American Colonies. Zurich (1734-1744), Bern (1706-1795) and Basel (1734-1794) archives. 2,300 names.
  • Filby, P. W.
    Passenger and immigration lists. Index & Supplements. 1981.
  • Filby, P. W. & Glazier.
    Germans to America, 1850-1866. 18 Volumes. 70,500 names indexed per volume.
  • Filby, P. W.
    Passenger and Immigration Lists Index. Preliminary Edition.
  • Fouche, N.
    Emigration alsacienne Etats-Unis, 1815-1870. Publications de la Sorbonne. Paris, 1992.
  • Gruhne, F.
    Auswanderungslisten des ehemaligen Herzogtums Braunschweig 1846-1871 (ohne Stadt Braunschweig und Landkreis Holzminden). Braunschweigischer Geschichtsverein. Braunschweig, 1971.
  • Hughes, L. E.
    Hamilton County, Ohio citizenship record abstracts, 1837-1916. Heritage Books, Inc., 1540-E Pointer Ridge Place, Suite 400, Bowie, MD. 20716.
    For questions: Martha Reamy on Compuserve 71271,2042
  • Jacobs, H. E.
    The German emigration to America, 1709-1740. Published 1898. For reprints see: Tolzman, D. H.
  • Jansen, Norbert.
    Nach Amerika! Geschichte der liechtensteinischen Auswanderung nach den Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika. Verlag des Historischen Vereins fuer das Fuerstentum Liechtenstein. Vaduz, 1976. 216 pages. Includes a list of all known emigrants from Liechtenstein to US.
  • Jones Jr, Henry Z.
    Palatine Families of New York. 2 Volumes. Includes 16,600 German Immigrants arriving in New York in 1710.
  • Laybourn, N.
    L'emigration des Alsaciens et des Lorrains du XVIIIe au Xxe siecle: essai d'histoire demographique. Association des publications pres les universites de Strasbourg. Strasbourg, 1986.
  • Muller, F.
    Westfalische Auswanderer im 19. Jahrhundert - Auswanderung aus dem regierungsbezirk Munster, I. Teil, 1803-1850. Published in: "Beitrage zur westfalischen Familienforschung". Band 22-24, 1964-1966.
  • Riekenberg, H.
    Schaumburger Auswanderer 1820-1914. Vol. 48 of Schaumburger Studien, Historische Arbeitsgemeinschaft fuer Schaumburg. Rinteln, 1988. Verlag C. Boesendahl. Distribution: Ernst Knoth, Druckerei und Verlags GmbH, Postfach 226, D-49303 Melle. ISBN: 3-87085-122-3.
  • Rupp, Professor I. D.
    The Collection of upwards of 30,000 names of immigrants to Pennsylvania etc. Book has been published in German and English. 1898. Reprints available.
  • Schenk, Froelke & Bork
    Wuerttemberg Emigration Index. 5 Volumes. 59,500 names.
  • Schrader-Muggenthaler
    Alsace Emigration Book. Volume 1. 13,000 persons who emigrated from or through Alsace, 1740-1875.
  • Ships Passenger Lists.
    Port of Galveston, Texas. 1846-1871. Galveston Co. Genealogical Society. 7,800 names.
  • Steuart, B. W. (editor)
    Passenger ships arriving in New York Harbor, Volume 1, 1820-1850. 1991. 25,500 entries. Precision Indexing, PO Box 303, Bountiful, UT 84011.
    For questions: Martha Reamy on Compuserve 71271,2042
  • Strassburger, R. B. & Hinke, W. J.
    Pennsylvania German Pioneers. 2 Volumes. Arrivals at the port of Philadelphia 1727-1808. 38,500 names. Genealogical Publishing Co., Dept. MR, 1001 N. Calvert St., Baltimore, MD. 21202-3897.
    For questions: Martha Reamy on Compuserve 71271,2042
  • Swieringa, R. P.
    Dutch Immigration in US ships etc., 1820-1880.
  • Swieringa, R. P.
    Dutch emigration records 1847-1877.
  • Swieringa, R. P.
    Dutch households in United States population censuses, 1850, 1860, 1870.
  • Swieringa, R. P.
    Dutch Immigration in US, SA, South America and S-E Asia. 1835-1880.
  • Tepper, M.
    American passenger arrival records. A guide to the records of immigrants arriving at American ports by sail and steam. Baltimore 1988.
  • Tepper, M.
    New World Immigrants. Volume I & II. 1979.
  • Tolzman, D. H. (editor)
    German immigration to America: the first wave. Reprints of books by Diffenderffer and H. E. Jacobs. Heritage Books, Inc., 1540-E Pointer Ridge Place, Suite 400, Bowie, MD. 20716.
  • Tolzman, D. H. (editor)
    The first Germans in America with a biographical directory of New York. Heritage Books, Inc., 1540-E Pointer Ridge Place, Suite 400, Bowie, MD. 20716.
    For questions: Martha Reamy on Compuserve 71271,2042
  • Treude, F.
    Die Auswanderung aus dem kurkolnischen Sauerland im Zuge der Theresianischen Banatbesiedlung 1763-1772. Orders: Kreisverwaltung Olpe, Kreisarchiv, Kurfurst Heinrich Str. 34, 57462 Olpe, Germany.
  • United States Works Projects Administration.
    Index to records of 'aliens' declarations of intention and/or oaths of allegiance, 1789-1880, in US circuit courts etc. 11 Volumes compiled by WPA, project number 20837.
  • Wolfert, M.
    German Immigrants: lists of passengers bound from Bremen to New York, 1868-1871, with places of origin. 1993. Previous volumes (1, 2, 3) cover 1847-1867. Genealogical Publishing Co., Dept. MR, 1001 N. Calvert St., Baltimore, MD. 21202-3897.
    For questions: Martha Reamy on Compuserve 71271,2042
  • Zimmerman & Wolfert
    German Immigrants from Bremen to New York. 1847-1862. 2 Volumes. 57,000 individuals.
  • Zimmerman, G. J. & Wolfert, M.
    German immigrants: Lists of passengers bound from Bremen to New York, 1855-1862. 1986.



Addresses of interest:

Immigrant Genealogical Society, PO Box 7369, Burbank, CA 91510-7369.


NB: Dates, names, titles, addresses etc. may have changed. No pretence is made to being up to date, complete or 100 % accurate.


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