These records identify nearly 850,000 people that immigrated to the United States from Italy in the latter part of the 19th century. Other passengers identified their country of origin as England, France, Germany, Spain, or United States. The information was derived from ship passenger lists kept by the U.S. Customs Service.
What genealogical data can I learn from the Italian Immigration Records?
The Italian Immigration Records may include:
Town of last residence
Name of the ship
Port of departure
Date of arrival
Travel compartment status
What years does it cover?
The Italian Immigration Records span from 1855 to 1900.