Ancestor Search ...Find your Ancestors

United States Passenger Lists
Genealogy Searches

Search for your ancestors using this interactive directory of the best free genealogy search engines. Search top world-wide & specialized genealogy databases from one genealogy search site! The Ancestor Search site also has unique custom genealogy search engines found no where else.

      Discover your immigrant ancestor.

Search our Immigration Collection.

Start Now
Start your Family Tree

Ship Passenger Lists
Ships to the U.S. | Ships to Canada | Ships to Australia | Ships to South Africa | Ships from Germany

Free US Passenger Lists Records Search

     New to Genealogy?    Get Started Here

Castle Garden Immigration1820 - 1890
10 million passengers who came through the port of NY before Ellis Island opened
First Name
Last Name

Select a range of dates for their arrival.

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.

Can't find your ancestor? These ideas may help!
Tips for searching the Ellis Island Database

Ancestor Search Irish Passenger List Search
Transcribed Passenger ships lists from Ireland to the United States & Canada
Custom Search

Ancestor Search German Passenger Lists
Transcribed Passenger ships lists from Germany to the United States & Canada
Custom Search

National Archives Online 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.

Start Your Family Tree.

Enter your name to discover your family's story.

Start Now

Free at

      It's Easy to Get Started!

  •   Build your family tree online for FREE! will use what you enter to find more about your family's ancestors.

  •   Free Ancestry Databases
    Free databases listed by location and popularity.

  • Site Features

  •   Genealogy Records Search
    Search for your ancestors by record type.

  •   Search by Location
    Search for your ancestors by country.

  •   Free Genealogy
    Free genealogy resources: charts, lessons, software, databases, look ups, relationship charts, form letters, translation services.

  • Coupons & Deals
    Special offers, coupons, coupon codes, discounts, sales & deals

  •   FTM 2014
    Family Tree Maker 2014 list of improvements

  •   Mormon Genealogy
    Find your family in the free online databases of digitized original world-wide records.

  • Contact Us | Privacy Policy | Site Map
    © 1997 - 2013  SearchforAncestors.Com   All rights reserved.