US (Community Project), Louisiana—New Orleans Passenger Lists, 1903–1945

How to Index a Passenger List

For the sample image above, the fields for the record indicated on the image would indexed as follows:

  1. Ship's Name: Beverly
  2. Arrival Year: 1904
  3. Surname: Warren
  4. Given Names: Drusilla
  5. Age: 49
  6. Gender: F
  7. Place of Birth or Nationality: USA

Note that if information was given for both place of birth and nationality, you should index the information for the place of birth, not the nationality.

The other records on the page would be indexed following the same pattern.