|How to Index a Passenger List
This is a sample image of a passenger list. For the image above, the fields would indexed as follows:
- Ship's Name: Cuba
- Arrival Year: 1940
- Surname: Jones Cumbraus
- Given Names: Edith
- Age: 22
- Gender: F
- Country of Birth or Nationality: Cuba
Note that if the country of birth and the nationality both appear on a document, you should index the country of birth, not the nationality.
The other records on this page would be indexed following the same pattern.