maurmike1 at verizon.net
Tue Nov 21 10:55:16 PST 2006
I have paid access to ancestry.com (North America) and would be happy to do
look ups after free period is over.
From: ger-poland-volhynia-bounces at eclipse.sggee.org
[mailto:ger-poland-volhynia-bounces at eclipse.sggee.org] On Behalf Of Günther
Sent: Tuesday, November 21, 2006 1:25 PM
Cc: ger-poland-volhynia at eclipse.sggee.org
Subject: Re: [Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Passports or Identity Papers
GVLESS at aol.com schrieb:
>I was wondering if my husband's father (who immigrated to U.S. 1903) might
>have had something else besides his Confirmation certificate for
> when he went through Ellis Island. We have always assumed this as his
>identity paper as nothing had ever been found in the family's records after
>his death. Family story has it he was "escaping" out of Volhynia because
>was of draft age and didn't want to serve in the Russian military. His
>brother, Erdmann who was in the military, and home on leave also made his
>the year before. Could these brothers have arrived here without papers -
>except for what we know of my husband's Dad having his Confirmation paper?
>far also I have not been able to locate a record of immigration for Fred
>thru Ellis Island either. A lot of Less names are there but none of a
>(or Friedrich) Less.
there is a Friedrich LESS in a ship manifest of passengers arriving in
Baltimore June 9th, 1903!
You can download it through ancestry.com which is freely accessible
until November 30th. If you want, I can send it directly as JPEG file.
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