Monday, February 20, 2012

Mystery Monday: Remarks

In 1892 my great-great-grandfather and his family arrived in the United States.  He was a farmer and their destination was Michigan.  That much I can make out, but the remarks section of the passenger manifest is a total mystery:



Any guesses as to what that says?  I'm at a total loss and welcome any help.

Source:


"Philadelphia Passenger Lists, 1800-1945." digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 9 February 2012); Croad family, arrived of the Ohio, 19 June 1892; imaged from Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1883-1945, micropublication T840 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives [1945]), roll number 16.

4 comments:

  1. Could the last two words be house or home provided?

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  2. I can make out: house provided

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  3. Could the last line read "house providid" [sic]? I'm thinking this likely applies to who they were going to live near in Michigan. Do you know if they had family or friends nearby when they arrived in Michigan?

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