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Ancestry.com. U.S., Records of Aliens Pre-Examined in Canada, 1904-1954 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.
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About U.S., Records of Aliens Pre-Examined in Canada, 1904-1954

This database collection contains card manifests that were created prior to an immigrant arriving at the US-Canada border. These cards are identical to the manifests used to record an alien’s arrival at the border.

Information in this index includes:

  • Name
  • Any known Aliases
  • Age
  • Gender
  • Marital status
  • Birthplace
  • Birth date

Other information which may be found on the cards includes physical description, purpose of visit, passport and other immigration information, occupation, names of friends or next of kin, and residence information.