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Ship Manifest for "SS Farnorth"
List of Passengers
Sailing from St. John's, Nfld. October 23rd 1928
Via Halifax, NS., Sailing October 27th, 1928
Arriving Boston, Mass, USA October 29th 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, OCTOBER 23RD, 1928, ARRIVING BOSTON, MASS, OCTOBER 29TH 1928.
LIST 3
1 WARREN, Avra 35 M M August 26, 1893, Illchester, MD PP 144 D State DeptWashington, D C
LIST OF UNITED STATES CITIZENS SAILING FROM HALIFAX, N S, 27TH OCTOBER, 1928, ARRIVING BOSTON, MASS, 29TH OCTOBER, 1928.
PAGE 4
1 BURGSTALLER, Mrs Lillian 40 F M   Wife of American Citizen 55 Maxfield St, W Roxbury, Mass
2 BURGSTALLER, Eugene 7 M S Boston, Mass, 22nd December, 1920   55 Maxfield St, W Roxbury, Mass
3 MELANSON, Mrs Mary 28 F W   Wife of American Citizen Balboa, Panama
4 MELANSON, Theodore 2 M S Boston Mass, 23rd January, 1926   Balboa, Panama
5 GOW, Frank G 27 M S Patterson, NJ, 3rd June, 1901   Glen Farm, Newport, RI
6 WILD, Prescott 40 M M May 12, 1889, Somerville, Mass   40 Everett Ave, Winchester, Mass
7 TOMPKINS, Eileen 6 F S March 8, 1922, Brooklyn, NY   9 Willow St, Brooklyn, NY

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 Sex Married
or Single
Calling or
Occupation
Nationality Race Place of Birth
Country/City or Town
Immigration Visa Number Issued at Date Last Permanent Address 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 Complexion Color of Hair/Eyes
LIST OF PASSENGERS SAILING FROM ST JOHN'S, NFLD, OCTOBER 23RD, 1928, ARRIVING BOSTON, MASS, OCTOBER 29, 1928
FIRST CABIN PASSENGERS
LIST 2
1 ICCOMBE, Ella 21? F S Asst Auditor Nfld English Nfld/St John's 4-B     USA/Hartford Mother, Mrs Margaret Butler, St John's, Nfld Conn/Hartford Yes Yes 1901-28 Mass & Conn Apt, 36 Ford St, Hartford, Conn No Perman Yes 5' 4" Med D Brn/Brn
2 BUTLER, Angela 28 F S Waitress Nfld English Nfld/St John's 4-B     USA/Hartford Mother, Mrs Margaret Butler, St John's, Nfld Conn/Hartford Yes Yes 1916-28 Conn Apt, 36 Ford St, Hartford, Conn No Perman Yes 5' 3" Med D Brn/Brn
3 HALFYARD, Pearl 28 F S Stenographer Nfld English Nfld/St John's 4-B     USA/Allston Father, Richard Halfyard, Ochre Pit Cove, Nfld Mass/Allston Yes Yes 1921-28 Mass & Conn Suite 9, 70 Glenville Ave, Allston No Perman Yes 5' 4" Med D Brn/Brn
SECOND CABIN PASSENGERS
LIST 1
1 CHAFE, Evelyn 21 F S Domestic Nfld English Nfld/Petty Harbor 4-B     USA/Lowell Mother, Mrs Isabel Walsh, Harbor Grace, Nfld Mass/Lowell Yes Yes 1924-28 Mass Aunt, Mrs L Casper, 29 Chelmsford St, Lowell No Perman Yes 5' 2" Med L Brn/Blue
2 BURSEY, Anne P 49 F M Housewife Nfld English Nfld/Seal Cove 4-C, 788, ID Card #253992 St John's Oct 22, 1928 Nfld/New Chelsea Mother, Mrs Lavinia Harris, New Chelsea, Nfld Mass/Everett Yes No     Husband, John Bursey, 26 Clinton St, Everett No Perman Yes 5' 2" Med D Brn/Brn
3 BURSEY, Aseneth 22 F S Domestic Nfld English Nfld/New Chelsea 4-C, 789, ID Card #253993 St John's Oct 22, 1928 Nfld/New Chelsea Grandmother, Mrs Lavinia Harris, New Chelsea, Nfld Mass/Everett Yes No     Father, John Bursey, 26 Clinton St, Everett No Perman Yes 5' 5" Med D Brn/Brn
4 MOORES, Lucy 21 F S Teacher Nfld English Nfld/Seal Cove 4-C, 794, ID Card #253996 St John's Oct 22, 1928 Nfld/Grates Cove Father, John Moores, New Chelsea, Nfld Mass/Cambridge Yes No     Sister, Miss Irene Moores, 42 Irving St, Cambridge No Perman Yes 5' 5" Med D Brn/Hazel
5 PYNN, Elsie 18 F S Domestic Nfld English Nfld/Seal Cove 4-C, 791, ID Card #253995 St John's Oct 22, 1928 Nfld/New Chelsea Father, Nasuan? Pynn, New Chelsea, Nfld Mass/Somerville Yes No     Uncle, Archibald Harris, 29 Holland St, Somerville No Perman Yes 5' 6" Med Brn/Blue
6 ROCHE, Mary Joseph 19 F S Domestic Nfld English Nfld/Logy Bay 4-C, 725, ID Card #253928 St John's Oct 22, 1928 Nfld/Logy Bay Father, Patrick Roche, Logy Bay, Nfld Mass/East Boston Yes No     Cousin, Mrs Martin Walsh, 15 Maverick St, East Boston No Perman Yes 5' 3½" Med M Brn/Blue
7 POWER, Bridget 56 F W Housework Nfld English Nfld/Logy Bay 4-C, 722, ID Card #253925 St John's Oct 12, 1928 Nfld/Outer Cove Son, Stephen Power, Outer Cove, Nfld Mass/Medford $40 No     Son, John Power, 116 Wareham St, Medford No Perman Yes 5' 5" Med D Brn/Brn
8 POWER, Michael 18 M S Fisherman Nfld English Nfld/Outer Cove 4-C, 721, ID Card #253924 St John's Oct 12, 1928 Nfld/Outer Cove Brother, Stephen Power, Outer Cove, Nfld Mass/Medford $40 No     Brother, John Power, 116 Wareham St, Medford No Perman Yes 5' 10½" Med M Brn/Blue
9 THSTLE, Ida Lily 48 F W Visitor Nfld English Nfld/Broad Cove 3-2     Nfld/Broad Cove Father-in-Law, Joseph King, Broad, Cove, Nfld Mass/Chelsea Yes Yes 1900 Mass Son, Joseph S Thistle, 55 Cottage St, Chelsea Yes 5mos No 5' 5" Med Fair/Blue
10 THISTLE, Alexander 17 M S Visitor Nfld English Nfld/Broad Cove 3-2     Nfld/Broad Cove Father-in-Law, Joseph King, Broad, Cove, Nfld Mass/Chelsea Yes No     Brother, Joseph S Thistle, 55 Cottage St, Chelsea Yes 5mos No 5' 6" Med Fair/Blue
11 THISTLE, Una 11 F S Visitor Nfld English Nfld/Broad Cove 3-2     Nfld/Broad Cove Father-in-Law, Joseph King, Broad, Cove, Nfld Mass/Chelsea Yes No     Brother, Joseph S Thistle, 55 Cottage St, Chelsea Yes 5mos No 4' 6" Med Fair/Blue
12 SQUIRES, Bertha 55 F W Housework Nfld English Nfld/Broad Cove 4-C, 792, ID Card #253997 St John's Oct 22, 1928 Nfld/Broad Cove Sister, Mrs Maria LeGrow, Broad Cove, Nfld Mass/Boston Yes Yes 1900-04 Mass Son, Allan Squires, 316 Huntington Ave, Boston No Perman Yes 5' 3" Med Gray/Gray
13 SQUIRES, James O 16 M S Fisherman Nfld English Nfld/Broad Cove 4-C, 795, ID Card #253999 St John's Oct 22, 1928 Nfld/Broad Cove Aunt, Mrs Maria LeGrow, Broad Cove, Nfld Mass/Boston Yes No     Brother, Allan Squires, 316 Huntington Ave, Boston No Perman Yes 5' 6" Med M Brn/Blue
14 SQUIRES, William Raymond 12 M S None Nfld English Nfld/Broad Cove 4-C, 793, ID Card #253978 St John's Oct 22,1928 Nfld/Broad Cove Aunt, Mrs Maria LeGrow, Broad Cove, Nfld Mass/Boston Yes No     Brother, Allan Squires, 316 Huntington Ave, Boston No Perman Yes 4' 7" Med M Brn/Gray
15 FREDHAM, Anne F 23 F S Domestic Nfld English Nfld/Petty Harbor 4-C, 769, ID Card #253973 St John's Oct 18, 1928 Nfld/St John's Father, William Fredham, Petty Harbo, Nfld Conn/Plainville Yes No     Aunt, Mrs Edward Foley, 74 Forestville Ave, Plainville No Perman Yes 5' 1" Med Brn/Gray
16 DOOLEY, Catherine 17 F S Domestic Nfld English Nfld/Kings Cove 4-C, 711, ID Card #253914 St John's Oct 11, 1928 Nfld/St John's Mother, Mrs Ann Dooley, Plate Cove, Nfld Mass/Cambridge $20 No     Sister, Mrs Mary Aylward, 85 Tremont St, Cambridge No Perman Yes 5' 1" Med M Brn/Hazel
17 THISTLE, Joseph 55 M M Fisherman Nfld English Nfld/Mulleys Cove 4-C, 628, ID Card #253831 St John's Sept 23, 1928 Nfld/Mulleys Cove Sister, Mrs Phoebe Thistle, Mulleys Cove, Nfld Mass/Chelsea Yes Yes 25 years ago   Daughter, Annie Thistle, 100 Watts St, Chelsea No Perman Yes 5' 8" Med White/Blue
18 THISTLE, Susanne 49 F M Housewife Nfld English Nfld/Ochre Pit Cove 4-C, 783, ID Card #253987 St John's Oct 20, 1928 Nfld/Mulleys Cove Mother, Mrs Harriett Skinner, Ochre Pit Cove, Nfld Mass/Chelsea Yes No     Daughter, Annie Thistle, 100 Watts St, Chelsea No Perman Yes 5' 8" Med M Brn/Green
19 THISTLE, Julia H 15 F S None Nfld English Nfld/Mulleys Cove 4-C, 784, ID Card #253988 St John's Oct 20, 1928 Nfld/Mulleys Cove Grandmother, Mrs Harriett Skinner, Ochre Pit Cove, Nfld Mass/Chelsea Yes No     Sister, Annie Thistle, 100 Watts St, Chelsea No Perman Yes 5' 5" Med M Brn/Blue
20 KELLY, James 27 M S Fisherman Nfld English Nfld/Placentia 4-C, 787, ID Card #253991 St John's Oct 22, 1928 Nfld/Placentia Father, Edward Kelly, Placaentia, Nfld Mass/Somerville Yes No     Friend, Michael Foley, 51 Dimock St, Somerville No Perman Yes 5' 8" Med Brn/Blue
21 WALSH, John Joseph 23 M S Fisherman Nfld English Nfld/Renews 4-C, 799, ID Card #254002 St John's Oct 23, 1928 Nfld/Nenews Father, Patrick Walsh/ Fermeuse, Nfld Mass/East Boston Yes Yes 1926 Mass Brother, Joseph Walsh, 75 Eutaw St, East Boston No Perman Yes 5' 8" Med Brn/Blue
22 EVERARD, Richard 22 M S Fisherman Nfld English Nfld/Petty Harbor 4-C, 768, ID Card #253972 St John's Oct 18,1928 Nfld/Petty Harbor Father, Henry Everard, Petty Harbor, Nfld Mass/Roxbury Yes No     Uncle, Andrew Everard, 211 Eustace St, Roxbury No Perman Yes 5' 3" Med M Brn/Blue
23 BELBIN, Wilson Joseph 19 M S Fisherman Nfld English Nfld/Seal Cove 4-C, 790, ID Card #253994 St John's Oct 22, 1928 Nfld/New Chelsea Father, Thomas Belbin, New Chelsea, Nfldd Mass/Somerville Yes No     Friend, William Butten, 61 Anthon St, Somerville No Perman Yes 5' 11" Med Blk/Brn
24 COLE, Peter 38 M S Fisherman Nfld English Nfld/Fogo 4-C, 804?, ID Card #254009 St John's Oct 23, 1928 Nfld/Fogo Brother, Michael Cole, Fogo, NFLd Mass/Somerville Yes Yes 1923 Mass Sister, Mrs Emmeline Shea, 27-B Sommer St, Somerville No Perman Yes 5' 4" Med D Brn/Blue
25 LEGGE, William A 22 M S Fisherman Nfld English Nfld/Hearts Delight 4-B, no visa,     USA/Everett Mother, Mrs W J Thorne, Thornlea, Nfld Mass/Everett $45 Yes 1928-28 Mass Cousin, Mark White, 114 Union St, Evrett No Perman Yes 5' 9" Med Fair/Blue
26 PURCELL, John T 28 M S Fisherman Nfld English Nfld/Portugal Cove 4-C, 786, ID Card #253990 St John's Oct 20, 1928 Nfld/Portugal Cove Wife, Cecelia Purcell, Portugal Cove, Nfld Mass/East Boston Yes Yes 23/01/2028 Mass Cousin, Joseph Neary, 19 Eutaw St, East Boston No Perman Yes 5' 8" Med M Brn/Brn
27 QUIRK, Daniel 22 M S Fisherman Nfld English Nfld/Mobile 4-B, no visa,     USA/Cambridge Father, Daniel Quirk, Mobile, Nfld Mass/Cambridge Yes Yes 1927-28 Mass Cousin, Mrs Nellie Nolan, 323 Columbia St, Cambridge No Perman Yes 5' 5" Med Brn/Blue
28 FITZGERALD, Augustus 22 M S Comm Trav Nfld English Nfld/Mobile 4-C, 779, ID Card # 253983 St John's Oct 19, 1928 Nfld/Mobile Father, John Fitzgerald, Mobile, Nfld Mass/Cambridge Yes No     Brother, Patrick Fitzgerald, 323 Columbia St, Cambridge No Perman Yes 5' 10" Med M Brn/Blue
LIST OF PASSENGERS SAILING FROM HALIFAX, N S, 27TH OCTOBER, 1928, ARRIVING BOSTON, MASS, USA, 29TH OCTOBER, 1928
FIRST CABIN PASSENGERS
LIST 5
1 MORASH, Miss Eva M 23 F S Asst-Matron Institution Canada Ddutch Canada/Cole Harbor 3-2     Canada/Halifax Father, Scott Morash, Cole Hbr, N S Elizabeth, NJ Yes No     Sister, Mrs A Tait, 1009 Cross Ave, Elizabeth, NJ Yes 1 mos No 5' 5" Fr Brn/Gray
2 MARTIN, Miss Ann Norah 29 F S Housework Canada English Canada, Dartmouth 4-C, 976 Halifax, N S 23rd Oct/28 Canada/Dartmouth Mother, Mrs E D Martin, Dartmouth Mass/Medford Yes Yes 1915 Neponset Friend, Mrs J V McDonald, 23 Park Ave, Medford Yes Indef Yes 5' 4" Fr Lt Brn/Brn
3 ARNOLD, Mrs Lillian 34 F M Wife Canada English Canada/Halifax 3-2     Canada/Halifax Mother, Mrs J Sheridan, Halifax Conn/New Haven Yes Yes 1919 New Hampshire Friend, unreadable Yes 2 mos No 5' 5" Fr Brn/Brn
4 RICHARDSON, Richard B 30 M M Salesman Canada English Bedford 4-B     Mass/Quincey Mother, Mrs L V Richardson, Brooklyn, N S Mass/Quincey Yes Yes 1924/1928 Boston Vicinity Wife, Mrs R B Richardson, 25 Harrison St, Quincey No Perman Yes 5' 10½" Med Brn/Blue
5 BOLAND, Miss Madelaine 28 F S R Nurse Nfld English Nfld/Curling 4-B     NY/New York City Father, M Boland, Curling, Nfld NY/New York City Yes Yes 1926/1928 NY Sister, Mrs M Tompkin, 9 Willow St, Brooklyn, NY No Perman Yes 5' 5" Fr Lt Brn/Blue
6 SIMMS, Aubrey 27 M S Shipper Canada Scotch Canada/West Gore 4-B     Mass/Cambridge Father, E I Simms, West Gor, N S Mass/Cambridge Yes Yes 1927/1928 Cambridge Friend, D McConnell, 23 Bigelow St, Cambridge No Perman Yes 6' 1" Med Brn/Brn
7 TOMPKINS, May 31 F M Housewife Nfld English Nfld/Curling 4-B     NY/Brooklyn Father, Maurice Boland, Curling, Nfld NY/ Brooklyn Yes Yes 1920-28 NY Husband, Sears? Tompkins, 9 Willow St, Brooklyn, NY No Perman Yes 5' 2" Med D Brn/Blue
8 TOMPKINS, Bernice 13 F S None Nfld English Nfld/Curling 4-B     NY/Brooklyn Grandfather, Maurice Boland, Curling, Nfld NY/Brooklyn Yes Yes 1920-28 NY Father, Sears? Tompkins, 9 Willow St, Brooklyn, NY No Perman Yes 5' 3" Fair Fair/Gray
SECOND CABIN PASSENGERS
LIST 6
1 SHARE, Miss Winnie Majorie 26 F S Clerk Canada English Canada/Halifax 4-C, 999 Halifax, N S 26th Oct, 1928 Mass/Cambridge Canada/Halifax Mother, Mrs L Share, Melville Cove, Halifax, N S Mass/Cambridge Yes Yes 1927/1928 Cambridge Friend, Ethel Smeltzer, 199 Auburn St, Cambridge, Mass Sister, Edna Share, 49 Parker St, Chelsea Yes Indef Yes 5' 4" Fr Lt Brn/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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