I am building a fairly extensive website on our families.
Today, I got mail from the Ellis Island organization. They have put a new search mechanism together.
Well, my Great -great grandfather (dad's dad's dad) has always been elusive. To this day, I'm not sure how he got into the country. But I tried again to find his wife.
Today I found something.
Line 2 of the Manifest of the Pretoria (Please note this is a big jpeg)
fiannaharpar has been helping me read the horrible hand writing. jnanacandra really helped by fixing the contrast on the graphic.
So... if anyone wants to take a stab at helping us read this... I'd be more than happy.
Of most interest are columns 2, 6, 11, 12, 13, 14, and 16
Comments concerning the details are in the comments section. Feel free to try to interpret before looking at the comments so as to not be influenced on initial interpretation. :)