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Ship Manifest for "SS Nerissa"
(Partial Only)
Departing from St. John's, Nfld. October 3, 1931
Arriving at New York, USA October 8, 1931

1 3a 3b 4a 4b 5 6 7a 7b 8a 8b 9
Line Name: Age Sex Married or Single If Native of US If Naturalized Address in US

Family

Given Yrs Mos Date of Birth Place of Birth Court Date
Sheet 1 - Cruise (US CITIZENS)
1 Bartle Harvey 26   M S July 26/1905 Philadelphia, Pa     830 East Mantuana Ave. Philadelphia, Pa
2 Cisler Anna 30   F S October 10/1900 Marietta, Ohio     Gradyville, Pa
3 De Bruycker John William 41   M M     Supreme Court Brooklyn, NY June 7th, 1915 82 Hudson Rd. Bellerose, LI, NY
4 Groom Agnes M. 22   F S February 1/1909 Philadelphia, Pa     46 Wadsworth Terrace New York City
5 Maier Anne Elizabeth 24   F S November 15/1906 New York City     1227 Taylor Ave. New York City
6 Milligan Charles Benton 39   M M June 27/1892 Philadelphia, Pa     145 Blackburne St. Lansdonne, Pa
7 Milligan Helen A. 35   F M December 22/1896 Laurel Springs, NJ     145 Blackburne St. Lansdonne, Pa
8 Murray Anna 59   F M March 19/1872 Danville, Pa     R.D. 4 Dallas, Pa
9 Newberry Charlotte Helen 29   F S March 27/1902 Wilkes-Barre, Pa     68 Melrose Place Montclair, NJ
10 Peterman Andrew 54   M M February 12/1877 New York City     260 Willard Ave. Westerleigh, SI, NY
11 Peterman Belle Beven 40   F M August 23/1891 New Orleans, La     260 Willard Ave. Westerleigh, SI, NY
12 Oberhauser Josephine 51   F S April 1/1880 New York City     East Hampton, NY
13 Salisbury Leslie 34   M M December 17/1896 Brooklyn, NY     86-74th St. Brooklyn, NY
14 Salisbury Dorothy D. 32   F M November 4/1898 Brooklyn, NY     86-74th St. Brooklyn, NY
15 Stopford Helen C. 28   F S September 26/1903 Lafayette, Kentucky     Martha Washington Hotel New York City
                       
Sheet 2 US CITIZENS
1 Punnett Helen Roosevelt 40   F S May 20/1891 Catonsville, Md.     1 Tradd St. Charleston, SC
2 Schroeder William 25   M M June 24/1906 Kenaska, Wis.     5441 Kenmere Ave. Chicago, Ill.
3 Schroeder Edith Alnie 24   F M January 17/1907 Oak Park, Ill.     5441 Kenmere Ave. Chicago, Ill.
4 Schroeder Elizabeth A.   11 F S October 13, 1930 Kenaska, Ill.     5441 Kenmere Ave. Chicago, Ill.
5 Walsh Thomas F. 60   M M July 8/1871 Springfield, Mass.     451-40th St. New York City
                       
Sheet 4 US CITIZENS
1 Carew Michael F. 27   M S     US District Court New York, NY July 16, 1929 214 17th Street Brooklyn, NY
2 Haley Philip 29   M M February 2, 1902 Boston, MA     314 19th Street Brooklyn, NY
3 Petipas Peter 37   M M     US Southern District Court of New York, NY June 16, 1930 102 West 8th Street New York, NY

1 3a 3b 4 5 6 7 9 11a 11b 11c 15 17a 17b 22a 22b 23a 23b 23c 23a 19b 19c 19d 19e 22a 22b 22c 22d 22e 22f 24b 34a 34b 35 36a 36b
Line Name: Age Sex Married
or SingleE
Calling or Occupation Able to..... Nationality Place of Birth Last Permnnent Residence Departure Contact In U.S. Before? Arrival Contact Intended Stay Height Complexion Color of
Family Given Yrs Mos Read Language Write Country City/Town Country City/Town Relation First Name Last Name City/Town Yes/No Year or Period of Years

Where?

Date of Last Departure Relation First Name Last Name Address City State Feet Inches Hair Eyes
US ALIENS
1 Cooney Jane 77   F W None Y English Y Nfld. Nfld. Placentia Nfld. Argentia daughter Margaret O'Reilly Argentia Y March 1931 NY Jun 1931 daughter P. Chievers 277 Penn St. Atlantic City NJ 6 mo. 5 7 Med Grey Blu.
2 Davis Jennie 37   F M Housewife Y English Y Nfld. Nfld. Argentia USA Atlantic City, NJ brother Thomas Cooney Argentia Y May 1917 NJ Jul. 4 1931 husband Denis Davis 238 Adriatic Ave. Atlantic City NJ Per. 5 7 Med Brn. Brn.
3 Davis Dorothy 3   F S - - - - USA USA Atlantic City, NJ                     father Denis Davis 238 Adriatic Ave. Atlantic City NJ            
4 Gauthier Minnie 39   F M Housewife Y English Y Nfld. Nfld. St. John's USA Brooklyn, NY sister Susan Street St. John's Y 1920 Bkly. Jul. 18 1931 husband Armond Gauthier 1964 Nostrand Av. Bklyn. NY Per. 5 4 Med Brn. Brn.
5 Haney Annie 30   F S Governess Y English Y Nfld. Nfld. Bay Roberts USA New York, NY mother Mrs. C. Murphy Portugal Cove Y Oct 18 1924 NY Jul 8 1931 employer P. Gilbert 812 Park Av. New York City NY Per. 5 7 Med Brn. Brn.
6 McDonald James 21   M S Steward Y English Y Nfld. Nfld. St. John's USA New York, NY friend Leo McFarlane St. John's Y Oct 1927 NY Jul 18 1931 uncle Harry Sellars 157 Benson Av. Elmont LI (NY) Per. 6 1 Med Brn. Brn.
7 O'Driscoll Maud 29   F S Domestic Y English Y Nfld. Nfld. Tors Cove USA Brooklyn, NY father Mr. W. J. O'Driscoll Tors Cove Y Oct 8 1927 NY Jun 127 1931 friend Rita Walsh 741 41 st St. Bklyn. NY Per. 5 4 Med Brn. Brn.
8 O'Reilly Eileen 18   F S Clerk Y English Y Nfld. Nfld. Arentia Nfld. Argentia mother Mrs. Margaret O'Reilly Argentia N - - - aunt Minnie Chievers 227 Penn St. Atlantic City NJ 6 mo. 5 10 Med Brn. Brn.
9 Power Mercedes 17   F S None Y English Y Nfld. Nfld. Dunville Nfld. Dunville mother Mrs. Susan Power Dunville N - - - aunt Katherine Power 389 44 St. Bklyn. NY Per. 5 4 Med Brn. Blu.
10 Ryan Mary 26   F S Nurse Maid Y English Y Nfld. Nfld. St. Ryans USA Brooklyn, NY father Thomas Ryan St. Ryans Y Sep 19 1929 NY Sep 12 1931 cousin M. Power 98th St. Bklyn. NY Per. 5 1 Med Bld. Blu.
11 Spurrell Josephine 52   F M Housewife Y English Y Nfld. Nfld. Gooseberry Cove USA Brooklyn, NY daughter Lillian A. Smith Chance Cove Y Oct 16 1923 NY May 31 1931 son Richard Spurrell 6701 5th Av. Bklyn. NY Per. 5 4 Med Brn. Blu.
12 Spurrell William 13   M S Student Y English Y Nfld. Nfld. St. John's USA Brooklyn, NY sister Lillian A. Smith Chance Cove Y Oct 16 1923 NY May 31 1931 brother Richard Spurrell 6701 5th Av. Bklyn. NY Per. 4 - Fr. Lgt. Blu.
13 Taplin Cecilia 22   F S Domestic Y English Y Nfld. Nfld. Holyrood USA Bronx, NY mother Annie Taplin Holyrood Y Sep 17 1927 NY Jun 20 1931 sister Marie Hancock 1987 Davidson Av. Bronx NY Per. 5 2 Fr. Brn. Blu.
14 Walsh Mabel 21   F S Domestic Y English Y Nfld. Nfld. Western Bay USA Brooklyn, NY mother Cora Walsh Western Bay Y Sep 13 1928 NY Jun 27 1931 sister Elizabeth Bailey 383 44th St. Bklyn. NY Per. 5 5 Med Blk. Blu.
15 Walsh Ida 24   F M Housewife Y English Y Nfld. Nfld. Marystown USA Staten Isld. mother Sarah Drake Marystown Y Oct 2 1926 NY May 30 1931 husband Thomas Walsh 104 Caroline St. West Brighton, Staten Island NY Per. 5 4 Fr. Brn. Brn.
16 Walsh Thomas 3 1 M S - - - - USA USA Staten Island, NY                     father Thomas Walsh 104 Caroline St. West Brighton, Staten Island NY            
17 Walsh Mary 2 2 F S - - - - USA USA Staten Island, NY                     father Thomas Walsh 104 Caroline St. West Brighton, Staten Island NY            
18 Walsh Margaret   10 F S - - - - USA USA Staten Island, NY                     father Thomas Walsh 104 Caroline St. West Brighton, Staten Island NY            
19 Wood Eleanor 27   F M Housewife Y English Y Nfld. Nfld. Clarkes Beach USA Newark, NJ mother Mrs. Ruth Gardner St. John's Y Nov 1923 NJ May 30 1931 husband Floyd Wood 291 7th Av. Newark NJ Per. 5 1 Drk. Blk. Grey
20 Wood Joan E. 3 4 F S - - - - USA USA East Orange, NJ                     father Floyd Wood 291 7th Av. Newark NJ            
                                                           
NOTES
Number Description
1 I've transcribed all of the passengers departing from St. John's, whether "aliens" or "US citizens" on this ship on Oct 3. I haven't transcribed passengers departing from Halifax on Oct 6 (the Halifax passengers are rarely Newfoundlanders).
2 Crew Lists have not been transcribed

Data Omitted Above
Column Description
2 Head-Tax Status
10 Race or People (noted if other than English)
13a Place (Visa Issued)
13b Date (Visa Issued)
14 Data concerning verification of landings
16 Line number (repeated for second sheet)
18 Final destination (included in column 23)
19 Whether having a ticket to final destination
20 By whom was passage paid?
21 Whether in possession of $50
24a Whether intends to return to country whence alien came
24c Whether intends to become a US citzen
  Note: Columns 24 a & c are inferred by column 24 b, length of visit
25 Whether ever in prison, almshouse, or institutionalized, or supported by charity
26 Whether a polygamist
27 Whether an anarchist
28 Whether believes in or advocates overthrow of the government of US
29 Whether coming by reason of any offer of labor
30 Whether excluded and deported within one year
31 Whether arrested and deported at any time
32 Condition of health (noted if other than good)
33 Deformed or crippled (noted if other than no)
37 Marks of Identification (noted if other than none)

Transcribed and Contributed by Pat Hawkins (September 2007)

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