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Re: [TSL] The Germania
MargM via <theshipslist@rootsweb.com> on 07/07/2015

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From: "user917826 via" <theshipslist@rootsweb.com>
To: <theshipslist@rootsweb.com>
Sent: Tuesday, July 07, 2015 9:33 AM
Subject: [TSL] The Germania


> Hello,
>
> I have been researching an ancestor from Germany who claimed to
> have come through NY in 1851 on the "Germania".  From his
> Naturalization record, we know that George Pfeiff came from
> Hesse Cassel.  However in the Germans to America records, there
> is the record for George Pfieff (sp. different but this is a
> general issue) who came to NY on the Germania from Switzerland.
> These records indicate that this man was German and not Swiss.
> I have to wonder if the Germania sailed from Germany to
> Switzerland before coming to the US and if this was common?


Hello Bev 24
Oh dear me was not possible  since Switzerland is a land locked
country

 Have a look thru
http://www.cyndislist.com/cyndislistsearch/?q=switzerland .  I
find  this  site   can be a good guide as to what records are
there

Happy hunting


              MargM
Beautiful NSW Central Coast
              Australia



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