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Ship Manifest for "SS Farnorth"
List of Passengers
Sailing from St. John's. Nfld. April 25th 1928
Arriving Boston, Mass, USA April 30th 1928

LIST OR MANIFEST OF PASSENGERS FOR THE UNITED STATES IMMIGRATION OFFICER AT PORT OF ARRIVAL

NO. ON LIST NAME IN FULL AGE yrs/mos SEX MARRIED OR SINGLE DATE AND PLACE OF BIRTH IN USA IF NATURALIZED, DATE AND LOCATION ADDRESS IN UNITED STATES
LIST OF UNITED STATES CITIZENS SAILING FROM ST. JOHN'S NFLD, ARRIVING AT BOSTON, MASS, USA, APRIL 30th 1928
LIST 4
1 NORRIS, Mary 36 F M   Dist. Court of Mass, Dec 31st, 1923 63 Rosewood St, Matapan, Mass
LIST 5
1 POWER, Victoria Frances 11 months F S May 22, 1927, Somerville, Mass Birth Certificate 5 Magazine St, Cambridge, Mass
LIST 6
1 CONDON, James F 23 M S Philadelphia, Penna, 20th Sept., 1905 Birth Certificate 75 E Greenwood Ave, Lansdowne, Penn
2 KENSHAW, Edith 56 F S Boston, Mass 17th May 1873   Boston, Mass

1 3 4 5 6 7 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 17 18 21 22a 22b 22c 23 24a 24b 24c 33 34 35
No. on List Name in Full Age
Yrs/Mos
Sex Married
or Single
Calling or
Occupation
Nationality Race Place of Birth
Country/City or Town
Immigration Visa Number Issued at Date-
Verification of Landing
Last Permanent Residence
Country/City or town
Name and Address of Nearest Relative or Friend in Country Whence Alien Came Final Destination
State/City or Town
Whether In Possession of $50 Whether in USA before? Year or Period of Years Where? Whether Joining a Relative or Friend/Name and Address Whether Alien Intends to Return to Country Whence he Came Length of Visit in United States Whether Alien Intends to become Citizen of United States Height
Feet/Inches
Complexion Color of Hair/Eyes
LIST OF PASSENGERS SAILING FROM ST JOHN'S NFLD, ARRIVING AT BOSTON, MASS, USA, APRIL 30th 1928
FIRST CABIN PASSENGERS
LIST 3
1 WHITELY, James 55 M M Visit Nfld English Nfld       Nfld/St John's Brother, George Whiteley, St John's, Nfld Mass/Lynn Yes Yes Various times as Ship's Engineer   Wife, Mrs James Whiteley, 47 Waverly St, Lynn Mass Yes 3 weeks No 5' 8" Med Brn/Blue
SECOND CABIN PASSENGERS
1 LeGROW, Edward 42 M M Rigger Nfld English Nfld/Broad Cove 4-B     USA/Fall River Wife, Bessie LeGrow, Broad Cove, Nfld Mass/Fall River Yes Yes 1922-28 Mass Friend, James Cottam, 157 Lonedale St, Fall River,Mass No Perm Yes 5' 7" Med L Brn/Blue
2 NOFTLE, John William 27 M S Ore Miner Nfld English Nfld/Broad Cove 4-C 1553 St John's April 24, 1928 Nfld/Broad Cove Father, Wm H Noftle, Broad Cove, Nfld Mass/Chelsea Yes No     Friend, Alfred Gill, 69 Central Ave, Chelsea, Mass No Perm Yes 5' 3" Med D Brn/Brn
3 KING, Willie 54 M M Rigger Nfld English Nfld/Broad Cove 4-B     USA/Fall River Wife, Martha King, Broad Cove, Nfld Mass/Chelsea Yes Yes 1892-27 Various Parts Son, William King, 125 Central Ave, Chelsea No Perm Yes 5' 9" Med Brn/Blue
4 PEDDLE, Moses 33 M M Rigger Nfld English Nfld/Bishop's Cove 4-B     USA/Darlington Wife, Isabel Peddle, Bishop's Cove, Nfld Mass/Chelsea Yes Yes 1910-27 Various Parts Friend, Harry Lambert, 8 Hamilton Ave, Chelsea No Perm Yes 5' 7" Med Brn/Blue
5 BAGGS, Leonard 31 M M Carpenter Nfld English Nfld/Adam's Cove 4-B     USA/Chelsea Wife, Jessie Baggs, Adam's Cove, Nfld Mass/Chelsea Yes Yes 1922-27 Chelsea Cousin, John Puddester, 69 Central Ave, Chelsea No Perm Yes 5' 5" Med Brn/Blue
6 GOSSE, Israel 22 M M Carpenter Nfld English Nfld/Spaniard's Bay 4-C 1558 St John's April 25, 1928 Nfld/Spaniard's Bay Wife, Violet Gosse, Spaniard's Bay,Nfld Mass/Worcester Yes Yes 1923-26 Various Parts Boarding House, 159 Main St, Worcester No Perm Yes 5' 7" Fair M Brn/Blue
7 NOEL, McKinlely 25 M M Rigger Nfld English Nfld/Harbor Grace 4-B     USA/Darlington Wife, Lizzie Noel, Harbor Grace, Nfld Mass/Chelsea Yes Yes 1925-27 Various Parts Friend, Matthew Thistle, 17 Grove St, Chelsea No Perm Yes 5' 5" Fair M Brn/Blue
8 NOFTLE, Samuel 21 M S Ore Miner Nfld English Nfld/Broad Cove 4-C 1556 St John's April 25, 1928 Nfld/Broad Cove Father, Wm H Noftle, Broad Cove, Nfld Mass/Chelsea Yes No     Friend, Wm Sheppard, 32 Shurtleff St, Chelsea No Perm Yes 5' 5" Dk D Brn/Blue
9 NOEL, George G 29 M M Rigger Nfld English Nfld/Harbor Grace 4-B     USA/Howlandville Wife, Rose Noel, Harbor Grace, Nfld Mass/Chelsea Yes Yes 1927 Mass Friend, Matthew Thistle, 17 Grove St, Chelsea No Perm Yes 5' 6" Fair L Brn/Blue
10 BURSEY, John 55 M M Fisherman Nfld English Nfld/Lower Isd Cove 4-C 1572 St John's April 25, 1928 Nfld/New Chelsea Wife, Annie Bursey, New Chelsea, Nfld Mass/Everett Yes No     Son, Reuben Bursey, 26 Clinton St, Everett, Mass No Perm Yes 6' 6" Med Br Gr/Blue
11 NOFTLE, William 21 M M Laborer Nfld English Nfld/St John's 4-B     USA/Chelsea Wife, Bertha Noftle, Broad Cove, Nfld Mass/Chelsea 20 Yes 1927 Chelsea Bro-in-law, Wm H Sheppard, 32 Shurtleff St, Chelsea No Perm Yes 6' 1" Med L Brn/Blue
12 GRANT, Andrew W 19 M S Postal Clerk Nfld English Nfld/Placentia 4-C 1498 St John's April 18, 1928 Nfld/Placentia Father, Thomas Grant, St John's, Nfld Mass/East Boston Yes No     Brother, Edward Grant, 27 Central Sq, E Boston No Perm Yes 5' 10" Med Brn/Grey
13 WALSH, Patrick F 20 M S Laborer Nfld English Nfld/Trinity 4-C 1499 St John's April 18, 1928 Nfld/St John's Father, Patrick Walsh, St John's, Nfld Mass/East Boston Yes No     Uncle, James Walsh, 115 Havre St, East Boston No Perm Yes 5' 6½" Fair Brn/Blue
14 FERRY, Ambrose 33 M M Fisherman Nfld English Nfld/Gooseberry Isd 4-C 1570 St John's April 25, 1928 Nfld/Heart's Delight Wife, Eve Ferry, Heart's Delight, Nfld Mass/Somerville 50 No     Bro-in-law, Wm Arnold, 109 Perkins St, Somerville No Perm Yes 5' 8" Med Brn/Blue
15 GREEN, Ernest George 17 M S Fisherman Nfld English Nfld/Green's Harbor/Trinity Bay 4-C 1554 St John's April 25, 1928 Nfld/Green's Harbor Father, Joseph Green, Green's Harbor, Nfld Mass/Boston 35 No     Uncle, Ed Reid, 407 Huntington Ave, Boston No Perm Yes 5' 10" Dk D Brn/Brn
16 RICHARDS, Albert 52 M M Fisherman Nfld English Nfld/Bareneed 4-B     USA/Newport Wife, Mary Ann Richards, Bareneed, Nfld R.I./Newport Yes Yes 1900-27 Various Parts Box 63, Newport, R.I. No Perm Yes 5' 8" Med Brn/Blue
17 HARRIS, William E 44 M M Rubber Stitcher Nfld English Nfld/New Chelsea 4-C (sic)     USA/Somerville Wife, Belinda Harris New Chelsea, Nfld Mass/Somerville Yes Yes 1923-27 Mass Daughter, Mrs B. Archibald, 29 Holland St, Somrville No Perm Yes 5' 8" Med Brn/Blue
18 DAWE, Eli 31 M M Iron Worker Nfld English Nfld/Port de Grave 40C 1563 St John's April 25, 1928 Nfld/Port de Grave Wife, Fannie Dawe, Port de Grave, Nfld Mass/Cambridge Yes Yes 1926-27 Boston Cousin, Nathan Morgan, 261 Pearl St, Cambridge No Perm Yes 5' 6" Med Brn/Blue
19 SHEPPARD, Robert 19 M S Rigger Nfld English Nfld/Harbor Grace 4-B     USA/Conowingo Father, Wm Sheppard, Harbor Grace, Nfld MD/Conowingo Yes Yes 1927 MD Friend, James Brewer, Conowingo, MD No Perm Yes 6' Med Brn/Blue
20 DAWE, William A 35 M M Laborer Nfld English Nfld/Ship Cove 4-C 1549 St John's April 24, 1928 Nfld/Ship Cove Wife, Annie Dawe, Skip Cove, Nfld Mass/Cambridge 25 No     Bro-in-Law, Chesley Dawe, 15 Magazine St, Cambridge No Perm Yes 5' 8" Med L Brn/Blue
21 PORTER, Alexander 28 M M Laborer Nfld English Nfld/St John's 4-B     USA/Brooklyn Wife, Effie Porter, Seal Cove, Nfld Mass/Cambridge Yes Yes 1927 NY Bro-in-Law, Henry D Morgan, 28 Pearl St, Cambridge No Perm Yes 5' 4" Med L Brn/Grey
22 CORBETT, Brendan 25 M M Fisherman Nfld English Nfld/Brigus 4-C 1542 St John's April 21, 1928 Nfld/Clarke's Beach Wife, Bridget Corbett, Clarke's Beach, Nfld Mass/New Bedford Yes Yes 1923-27 Boston Bro-in-Law, Nicholas Foley, 276 Bate St, New Bedford No Perm Yes 5' 10" Med L Brn/Blue
23 DAWE, Walter 23 M S Laborer Nfld English Nfld/Ship Cove 4-C 1551 St John's April 24, 1928 Nfld/Ship Cove Father, Edward Dawe, Ship Cove, Nfld Mass/Chelsea Yes No     Cousin, Noah Dawe, 33 Everett Ave, Chelsea No Perm Yes 5' 6½" Med Brn/Grey
24 MORGAN, Stephen 52 M M Fisherman Nfld English Nfld/Port de Grave 4-C 1550 St John's April 24, 1928 Nfld/Port de Grave Wife, Lillie Morgan, Port de Grave, Nfld Mass/Cambridge Yes Yes 1923-23 Cambridge Cousin, Edward Mercer, 30 Prince St, Cambridge No Perm Yes 5' 5½" Med Brn/Blue
25 SHEPPARD, Graham 24 M S Rigger Nfld English Nfld/Harbor Grace 4-B     USA/Conowingo Father, John Sheppard, Harbor Grace, Nfld Mass/Chelsea Yes Yes 1927 Conowingo Cousin, Magtthew Thistle, 17 Grove St, Chelsea No Perm Yes 5' 6" Rdy Brn/Brn
26 FITZGERALD, Bernard 41 M M Laborer Nfld English Nfld/Keels 4-B     USA/East Boston Wife, Katherine Fitzgerald, St Brendan's, Nfld Mass/East Boston Yes Yes 1926-27 Boston Friend, Joseph Lane, 11 Trenton St, E Boston No Perm Yes 5' 9" Med Brn/Blue
27 DAWE, James John 35 M S Fisherman Nfld English Nfld/Port de Grave 4-C 1540 St John's April 21, 1928 Nfld/Port de Grave Sister, Mrs E Bishop, Port de Grave, Nfld Mass/Chelsea Yes No     Cousin, Heary Dawe, 454 Sagamore St, Chelsea No Perm Yes 5' 5½ Med Brn/Blue
28 BUTT, William W 47 M M Rigger Nfld English Nfld/Carbonear 4-B     USA/Darlington Wife, Emily Butt, Carbonear, Nfld MD/Darlington Yes Yes 1925-27 Various Parts A C Sheridan, Darlington, MD No Perm Yes 5' 8" Med D Brn/Blue
29 PITTMAN, Michael F 26 M M Fisherman Nfld English Nfld/Merasheen 4-C 1562 St John's April 25, 1928 Nfld/Merasheen Father, Philip Pittman, Merasheen, Nflt Mass/South Boston Yes No     Friend, Lewis Ennie, 122 Meriene Rd, S Boston No Perm Yes 6' Med L Brn/Blue
30 SHEPPARD, William T 44 M M Rigger Nfld English Nfld/Harbor Grace       USA/Conowingo Wife, Clara Sheppard, Harbor Grace, Nfld MD/Conowingo Yes Yes 1924-27 Various Parts Friend, James Brewer, Conowingo, MD No Perm Yes 6' Med D Brn/Grey
SECOND CABIN PASSENGERS
LIST 2
1 SHEPPARD, Freeman 34 M M Carpenter Nfld English Nfld/Harbor Grace 4-C 1557 St John's April 25, 1928 Nfld/Harbor Grace Wife, Annie Sheppard, Harbor Grace, Nfld Mass/Everett Yes Yes 1925 Cambridge Brother, Archibald Sheppard, 50 Vernon St, Everett No Ondef Yes 6' Med D Brn/Blue
2 STARES, Amelia 45 F M Visit Nfld English Nfld/Bell Isd 3-2     Nfld/Bell Isd Son, Maxwell Stares, Bell Isd, Nfld Mass/Somerville Yes Yes 1923 Boston Husband, Henry Stares, 21 Bradley St, Somerville Yes 4 mos No 5' 3" Med L Brn/Blue
3 MARTIN, Gladys 20 F S Domestic Nfld English Nfld/Harbor Grace 4-C 1492 St John's April 14, 1928 Nfld/Harbor Grace Father, Andrew Martin, Harbor Grace, Nfld Mass/East Boston 1 No     Aunt, Mrs Violet Hayes, 67 Havre St, East Boston No Perm Yes 5' 5½" Med D Brn/Brn
4 POWER, Johannah 26 F M Housewife Nfld English Nfld/Snook's Harbor 4-C 1560 St John's April 25, 1928 Nfld/Snooks Harbor Father, James Baker,Snooks Harbor, Nfld Mass/Cambridge 25 Yes 1923-27 Somerville Husband, Robert J Power, 9 Magazine St, Cambridge No Perm Yes 5' 5" Dk D Brn/Brn
5 BAKER, Caroline 25 F S Domestic Nfld English Nfld/Snook's Harbor 4-C 1559 St John's April 25, 1928 Nfld/Snooks Harbor Father, James Baker,Snooks Harbor, Nfld Mass/Cambridge None No     Brp-in-Law, Robert J Power, 9 Magazine St, Cambridge No Perm Yes 5' 2½" Med Brn/Blue
6 KELLAND, Ella 26 F M Visit Nfld English Nfld/Winterton 3-2     Nfld/Winterton Sister, Mrs Laura Hiscock, Winterton, Nfld Mass/West Newton 100 Yes 1924-27 Mass Sister, Mrs John Verner, 57 River ridge, W Newton Yes 1 mo No 5' 4" Med D Brn/Blue
LIST OF PASSENGERS SAILING FROM HALIFAX, NS, 25th APRIL 1928, ARRIVING BOSTON, MASS, APRIL 30th 1928
FIRST CABIN PASSENGERS
LIST 7
1 MILLIE, Alexander C 45 M M Merchant Canada Scotch Canada/New Glasgow       Canada/Halifax Wife, Mrs A C Millie, 204 Jubille Rd, Halifax Mass/Boston Yes Yes 1928 Boston c/o Associated Gas & Electric Co, 79 State St, Boston Yes at once,today No 5' 10" Fr Auburn/Brn
2 HANNON, William 45 M M Seaman Britain Irish Ireland/Cork       Nfld/St John's Wife, Mrs Wm Hannon, 26 Earle St, St John's, Nfld NY/New York Yes Yes 1928 NY c/o Standard Accident Ins.Co, 95 Maiden Lane, NY Yes 2 weeks No 5' 9" Med Brn/Blue
3 MITCHELL, Ernest S 45 M M Merchant Canada Scotch Canada/Halifax       Canada/Halifax Wife, Mrs E S Mitchell, 7 Hollis St, Halifax Mass/Boston Yes Yes 1928 Boston c/o Hotel Statler, Boston Yes 1 mos No 5' 6" Med Brn/Brn
4 EGGERS, Christian T 45 M M Seaman Canada German Germany/Hamburg 1141     Canada/Halifax Wife, Mrs A Eggers, Woodside, Dartmouth Mass/Stoneham Yes Yes 1923 Boston Friend, A C Barton, 35 North St, Boston Yes Indef No 5' 10" Fr Grey/Hazel
SECOND CABIN PASSENGERS
LIST 8
1 FISHER, Andrew Kenneth 18 M S Laborer Canada Irish Canada/Bridgewater 4-C 1839 Halifax, N.S. 17th April 1925 Canada/Halifax Sister, Mrs W White, 222 Brunswick St, Halifax, N.S. Mass/Roxbury Yes No     Mother, Mrs J Brown, 14 Rockland Pl, Roxbury, Mass No Perm Yes 5' 8" Fr Brn/Blue
2 CLEVELAND, Mark G 25 M S Machinist Canada English Canada/Bayswater       Mass/Worcester Father, Levi Cleveland, Bayswater, N S Mass/Somerville Yes Yes 1923-28 Worcester Friend, Ralph Jeffrey, 78 Marshall St, Somerville No Perm Yes 5' 9" Dk Dk/Brn

Data Omitted Above
Column Description
2 Head-Tax Status
8 All passengers were able to read and write English
16 No. on List
19 Ticket to final destination?
20 By whom passage paid
25-30 Various questions - Polygamist? Aanarchist?
31 Whether arrested or deported at any time
32 Health
33 Deformed
37 Marks of Identification

Contributed by Sandra Forward-Warner (May 2006)
and Transcribed by Mary Rawlinson (November 2007)

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