4

From a previous question it was noted that a certain Alien Passenger arriving at Providence RI in 1917, gave as an Address of a female cousin to be joined:

868 Broad Street, Central Falls

From another two columns (State and City or Town) from the same Manifest we have:

enter image description here

The interpretation I make is

Rhode Island

and

Central Falls

respectively. Please note that the Central looks like it was corrected (C. replaced by Central?).

Three years later (in 1920) the sister of the mentioned Alien Passenger arrived also at Providence (let's call her Alien Passenger II).

enter image description here

So, we have again a

Broad Street

but this time in

Valley Falls

Rhode Island.

There is also a number (?) in the end of the first line that is imperceptible to me.

One reference I could find for Valley Falls is

The Valley Falls Mill is a historic textile mill complex on Broad Street in Central Falls, Rhode Island https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Valley_Falls_Mill

Broad Street and Central Falls, again.

Are we talking about the same address? The same place in Rhode Island? The mentioned imperceptible number, what does it mean? And Central being corrected?

  • 1
    The number looks like "125". The "2" is higher up than the other numbers and close to the "1", and there is a check mark below the "5". – aem Dec 15 '19 at 21:29
  • Thank you. I'm going to dive into the 1920 Federal Census to see what comes up. – LuisTavares Dec 16 '19 at 11:46

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.