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Search for Missing Friends: Irish Immigrant Advertisements Placed in the Boston Pilot


From 1831 through 1921, the Boston Pilot newspaper printed a "Missing Friends" column with advertisements from people looking for "lost" friends and relatives who had emigrated from Ireland to the United States. This collection of 31,711 records is available here as a searchable online database.

Access Locations: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Outside the Library

Subjects: Government and Law; Genealogy; United States History

Dates of Coverage: October 1831 - October 1921

Print Equivalent: The search for missing friends : Irish immigrant advertisements placed in the Boston Pilot. Boston : New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1989- Milstein Division of United States Historuy, Local History and Genealogy *R-USLHG IEH 90-7541 Library has: Vol. 1-8

Format: Web