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As of 03 June 1997

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Latest Update: 20 Sep 2006


IGS First Immigrant List INDEX]

Abbreviations Used



The IGS First Immigrant File


The IGS First Immigrant File is maintained by:
Immigrant Genealogical Society
P. O. Box 7369
Burbank, CA 91510-7369

Background: The IGS "First Immigrant File" was started by the Immigrant Genealogical Society for its members. It is now open to all genealogists, without a IGS membership requirement. It is based on one simple premise -- to index the head-of-household of an immigrant family first entering the United States.

How to Get More Information: If you see the name of a person in the First Immigrant File Index about whom you wish further information, send a fee of US$5.00 and your request to the postal address above. They will xerox the submission form for that entry, including the name and postal address of the submitter.

How to Submit your own First Immigrant Ancestor: If you wish to submit your emigrant ancestor for inclusion in the File, copy the following form, fill it in and mail to: Immigrant Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 7369, Burbank, CA 91510-7369, USA. There is no fee for submitting your information. You may submit a separate entry for the first immigrant on each ancestral line.



First Immigrant File Submission Form

Head-of-household's full name :

Date and place of birth:

Date and place of marriage:

Date and place of death:

Date and ship of arrival:

Names of parents of Head of Household:



Spouse's full name:

Date and place of birth (Spouse):

Date and place of death (Spouse):

Date and ship of arrival (Spouse):

Names of parents of Spouse:

Names, birthdates, birthplaces of children arriving with the immigrant :




(Continue additional information on back of form. )


Your Name::


Telephone ( )

Street Address:



City _________________________________ State ______ Zip_________________

E-mail address:

Print out and Mail his Form to:
Immigrant Genealogical Society
P. O. Box 7369
Burbank, CA 91510-7369, USA