US (Community Project), New York, New York—Index to Passenger Lists, 1820–1846


How to Index a Passenger Index Card


For the sample image above, the fields would indexed as follows:

  1. Surname: Allick
  2. Given Names: Timothy
  3. Age: 28
  4. Sex: M
  5. Place of Birth or Nationality: Gt Br
  6. Ship's Name: Francis Peau
  7. Event Year: 1837