Irish Famine Immigration Records

What are the Irish Famine Records?

The Irish Famine Records were extracted from ship passenger lists kept by the U.S. Customs Service to promote access to information about immigrants from Ireland to the United States during the era of the Irish Potato Famine.

What genealogical data can I learn from the Irish Famine Records?

The Irish Famine passenger lists may include:

  • First name
  • Last name
  • Age
  • Birth year
  • Gender
  • Occupation
  • Native country
  • Destination
  • Name of the ship
  • Port of departure
  • Date of arrival
  • Travel compartment status

What years does it cover?

The Irish Famine Records span from 1846 to 1851.

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