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Re: Ducking immigration? False names

Do you have a copy of the Bible? Especially if it was important to her it may have had family data.

No ideas how to proceed. PortoRico census is online -- the naming conventions there drive me batty-- but you can search.

Saw a couple of message boards for the Phillipines, but nothing else. If he was indeed a sailor then ANYTHING is impossible, as sailors were a VERY mobile group and switched ships etc etc and many crews were, and apparently still are, quite international in makeup. Looking at his picture you could believe a wide variety of origins. Were there any newspaper accouts of his death? Is it possible that the Indian was a confusion of West Indian? instead of India? ANy possible City Directories? What occupation did he follow in the US? If his wife was religious....any church records to check?


18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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