Free Ship Passenger Lists to the United States Search

Free US Passenger Lists Records Search

Castle Garden Immigration 1820 - 1890

10 million passengers who came through the port of NY before Ellis Island opened

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Ellis Island Immigration 1892-1924

22 million passengers and ship's crews who came through the port of NY

Last name required and must contain at least 2 letters.

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German Passenger Lists

Transcribed Passenger ships lists from Germany to the United States & Canada


National Archives Online Databases

Additional Immigration Databases

  • California Bound
    Passenger lists for ship and wagon train passengers traveling to California between 1848 and 1873. The lists are transcribed from microfilm of the New York Daily Times, the New York Herald, the New Orleans Picayune, the Panama Star, the Panama Herald, and the Boston Daily Evening Transcript.
  • Irish Cimorelli Database
    Irish Passenger List transcriptions to the US
  • Rootsweb Passenger Lists
    User submitted transcribed passenger lists to the United States.