Thursday, June 29, 2017

Debosnys Real Name Part IV: Jacob Pomries and his wife Elise

I found a much clearer image of the passenger manifest from the arrival of the Cimbria at New York on July 3, 1871, courtesy of, together with transcribed names. Meet Jacob and Elise Pomries:

I puzzled for a long time over the occupation listed here, and finally decided that it may read "Slate Maker". From Stone: An Illustrated Magazine, vol. 6 (Dec 1892 - May 1893):

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