Vermont, St. Albans Canadian Border Crossings, 1895-1954 is a free collection at FamilySearch with an index and images of more than 4 million Canadian border crossings into the United States through St. Albans, Vermont.

 

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What is in This Collection
The collection contains an index and passenger manifests to Canadian border entries. Each month the records were sent to the INS District Office. The records that were located at the district office in St. Albans, Vermont, cover 1895-1954. The “Event Place” of Vermont references the district office location. It will be necessary to view the original record to determine the port of entry. The four microfilm publications in this collections are part of Record Group 85 Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service.

  • Soundex Index to Canadian Border Entries through the St. Albans, Vermont, District,1895-1924, M1461
  • Soundex Index to Entries into the St. Albans, Vermont, District through Canadian Pacific and Atlantic Ports,1924-1952,M1463
  • Manifests of Passengers Arriving in the St. Albans, VT, District through Canadian Pacific and Atlantic Ports,1895-1954,M1464
  • Manifest of Passengers Arriving in the St. Albans, Vermont, District through Canadian Pacific Ports, 1929-1949,M1465

 

What Can I Learn from These Records?

These US-Canadian border crossings may include:

  • Port and serial number
  • Name of immigrant
  • Names of accompanying individuals
  • Birthplace
  • Age
  • Sex
  • Marital status
  • Language
  • Race
  • Nationality
  • Last permanent address
  • Name and address of friend or relative in previous county
  • If previously lived in the US, dates and place
  • Who paid passage
  • Name and address of friend or relative in the US
  • Money with them
  • If ever arrested
  • Purpose for coming to the US
  • Physical description
  • Port and date of landing

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