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Saturday, May 16, 2015

Found him! Carl Daniel Fermazin

Took me 10 years to find the immigration records on Charles  Daniel Fermazin aka  Carl Firmazin

FINALLY: His mother Caroline Fermazin and sister Auguste were on board ship with him.

ARRIVED: 13 September 1876: Took them 14 days on the journey

Interesting tidbits:

Attended a class at OCCGS on Hamburg Passenger Lists.
                Went to and found the entry that day. Since that time I have looked in the Germans to America volume series for the entry.  I found them in Volume 32: January1875-September 1876. In this volume it said they were from Germany going to USA. Not real helpful because it didn't say which state i.e. Illinois, Ohio etc.

When I went to SLC this year I was unable to find any Fermazin's in Popowo, Posen. If they were there they were only there long enough to register in the village before departure. Now I have to find registration lists for that area of Posen.

They were on the Pomerania but listed as TRIMAZIN

No wonder they were missed in previous looks at Germans to America.

Name: Carl Firmazin
Departure Date: 30 Aug 1876
Birth Date: abt 1867
Age: 9
Gender: männlich (Male)
Relationship: Kind (Child)
Residence: Popowo, Posen (Poznan)

Ship Name: Pommerania
Captain: Schwensen
Shipping line: Hamburg-Amerikanische Packetfahrt-Actien-Gesellschaft
Shipping Clerk: Aug. Bolten Wm. Miller`s Nachfolger
Ship Type: Dampfschiff
Accommodation: Zwischendeck  {steerage}
Ship Flag: Deutschland
Port of Departure: Hamburg
Port of Arrival: New York

Volume: 373-7 I, VIII A 1 Band 033 C
Household Members:
Name Age
Caroline Firmazin 45
Auguste Firmazin 18
Carl Firmazin 9

Source Citation: Staatsarchiv Hamburg; Hamburg, Deutschland; Hamburger Passagierlisten; Volume: 373-7 I, VIII A 1 Band 033 C; Page: 439; Microfilm No.: K_1721.
Source Information:
Staatsarchiv Hamburg. Hamburg Passenger Lists, 1850-1934 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2008.
Original data: Staatsarchiv Hamburg, Bestand: 373-7 I, VIII (Auswanderungsamt I). Mikrofilmrollen K 1701 - K 2008, S 17363 - S 17383, 13116 - 13183.


This database contains passenger lists of ships that departed from the port of Hamburg, Germany from 1850-1934 (with a gap from 1915-1919 due to World War I). The database includes images of the passenger lists digitized from microfilm in partnership with the Hamburg State Archive, available here for the first time online. It also includes a complete index for the years 1850-1914 (up to the start of World War I) and 1920-1923