Searchable databases of Ellis Island passenger manifests are hosted online by the Statue of Liberty ? Ellis Island Foundation. The archived records of immigrants, crew members and visitors processed through Ellis Island and the Port of New York from 1892 to 1957 contain over 51 million names, states the Foundation.Continue Reading
The searchable online database covers arrivals from 1925 to 1957, as of 2015, states the Foundation website. Researchers can search by a passenger's marital status, age at arrival, date of arrival, country of origin, ship or other factors. Website visitors must log in through Facebook or an Ellis Island Foundation account to get full access to the search results.
For further research on specific immigrants, the National Archives and Records Administration offers a curated list of resources and a guide to help family historians, available through the national headquarters in Washington D.C. and regional offices, states the National Park Service.Learn more about Immigration