Passenger and Immigration Lists: Germans to America, 1875-1888

An invaluable resource for any genealogists researching their German ancestor’s origins, this resource contains information on approximately 1.5 million individuals who arrived in the United States between 1875 and 1888. An important feature of this series is that it includes individuals who came to America not only from German states or territories but also from countries such as France, Switzerland, or Luxembourg. Also, it covers the high point of German immigration to America (the years 1880 through 1885); during that period, 797,900 Germans immigrated to America.

Listings Include:
– Name, age, and gender of immigrant
– Occupation
– Province/country of residence
– Village/town of origin
– Dates of travel
– Mode of Travel
– Captain’s Name
– Name of the ship on which the person traveled
– Port of debarkation
– Destination in the United States