Russian Immigration Records

What are the Russian Immigration Records?

The Russian Immigration Records identify more than half a million passengers from Armenia, Finland, Galicia, Lithuania, Poland, Russia, Russian Poles, or Ukraine from ship passenger lists in the records of the U.S. Customs Service.

What genealogical data can I learn from the Russian Immigration Records?

The passenger records may include the following information:

  • Name
  • Age
  • Town of last residence
  • Destination
  • Gender
  • Occupation
  • Literacy
  • Country of Origin
  • Travel compartment status
  • Port of Departure
  • Date of Arrival

What years does it cover?

The Russian Immigration Records list passengers who arrived in the United States between 1834 and 1897.

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Russian Immigration Records

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