I Know The Name Of The Ship My Ancestors Came Here On

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    I Know The Town Where My Father'S Forebears Came From

    One day I googled my father's name just to see if there was any reference to him on the internet. To In my amazement, I get a hit on that name from a website put up by high school students in Germany, listing all the people who emigrated from the place and left their names...
    ericmeist ericmeist
    56-60, M
    Apr 8, 2013

    The Good Ship Zap Those Fleas!

    Now, my family didn't exactly come over on the Mayflower.  They weren't from England and they weren't looking to set up some kind of Christian paradise in the wilderness.  No sir.  My people came across on the North German Lloyd "Bismarck" in 1872 from Konigsberg...
    Zotz123 Zotz123
    70+, M
    May 26, 2010

    Ship Samoset

    Some of my maternal family came over from Havre, Germany, on Ship Samoset.
    MeSoBubbly69 MeSoBubbly69
    36-40, F
    May 27, 2010

    The Amity

      1682 Journey to America This is the story of Richard Haines I and his family sailing to America aboard the Amity in 1682. The story was recorded in Joseph Haines Bible which was passed down in the Haines family for five generations to Dr. A. H. Stubbs in New Jersey...
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    1 Response May 26, 2010
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