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Baltimore, 1820-1852
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Baltimore, 1820-1852
Find your ancestor in Baltimore, 1820-1852. This great data set is part of the International & Passenger Records subscription.
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Name, age, gender, occupation
Place of origin
Ports of departure and arrival
Date of arrival in the U.S.
Name and type of ship
Source and location of original record

These Baltimore Immigration Records feature approximately 89,000 names of immigrants who arrived between 1820 and 1852.

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 More details about Baltimore, 1820-1852:
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This data set details the arrivals of approximately 89,000 individuals who sailed to Baltimore in the nineteenth century.

As you know, it is often the little details that help bring your family history to life. Because of this, we included more than just the basic information available about a person on the actual microfilm. For example, you'll often learn the type of ship an individual sailed on. Types of ships include:

  • Bark - A ship of three to five masts with the after mast fore-and-aft rigged.
  • Brig - A two-masted square-rigged sailing ship.
  • Galliot - A small galley propelled by sails and oars.
  • Ketch - A large fore-and-aft rigged boat with two masts.
  • Schooner - A fore-and-aft rigged sailing ship.
  • Steamboat - A boat driven by steam.
 Sources for Baltimore, 1820-1852:
The information was extracted from National Archives Microfilm Series M255, Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Baltimore, 1820-1891. While the entire microfilm series spans 50 rolls, this data set covers rolls 1 through 8 and includes individuals who arrived between September 2, 1820 and May 28, 1852.

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