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German Passenger Lists
This custom search engine by Ancestor Search scours the internet for free transcriptions of passenger lists and emigration applications from Germany to the U.S.

German Palatine Emigrants
from the German Palatinate, Switzerland and France

Banat Immigration
Germans from Hungary, Romania and Yugoslavia
to US and other ports

Bremen Passenger Lists
Over 120,000 passengers Bremen, Germany to New York 1920-1939. Unfortunately, all lists from 1875 - 1908 older than 3 years were destroyed due to lack of space in the Bremen Archives, and with the exception of 3017 passenger lists for the years 1920 - 1939 all other lists were lost in World War II.

Hamburg Passenger Lists 1850 - 1934
Database at includes images of the Hamburg passenger lists digitized in partnership with the Hamburg State Archives. Hamburg was one of the main ports of debarkation in Europe and one of the only ports which has preserved passenger lists. It also lists the name of the town where the immigrant was last residing or born.

Hamburg Research Guide
LDS (Mormon) Church's research outline for the Hamburg Passenger Lists, 1850-1934. Information on the Hamburg Passenger Lists with guide on how to use the indexes and the lists.

Schleswig-Holstein, 19th century Emigration
Over 66,000 native Schleswigers and Holsteiners who emigrated. The pages are in .doc format.

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U.S Census gives birthplace, year of immigration and naturalization status.
(Census years 1930, 1920, 1910, 1900). The 1920 Census also gives town of birth.