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What do these extra numbers mean on this ship manifest?

Adrian is correct -- as he suggested in the earlier answer, we can find some clues in Marian L. Smith's Guide to Interpreting Passenger List Annotations. Let's look at the two lines you are most ...
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What do these extra numbers mean on this ship manifest?

I rather suspect that those dates are in the 1900s and could relate to naturalisation of the passengers. Have a look at A Guide to Interpreting Passenger List Annotations
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Is Libege and Liège the same?

No, I can find no evidence that Libege is a real place. I think it is simply a spelling error for Liège on that family tree that has been perpetuated on several other family tree websites. However ...
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Finding Staquet/Degueldre/Casimir marriage record, likely in Pennsylvania?

This looked like a tricky search as I don't have worldwide access on Ancestry, just UK. But a search for Leonie Casimir/Degueldre brings up a marriage record for Leonie Casimir and Jean-Baptiste ...
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Passenger list from Antwerp, Belgium to the UK in 1908?

Passenger lists to and from Europe were not routinely kept in the UK; only passenger lists from ports outside Europe were recorded. In a few cases passengers are listed where they joined at an ...
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Understanding Belgium, Antwerp Police Immigration Index Numbers?

The number 195012 is the file number of the Antwerp Police Report. Go to FamilySearch.org and look under Europe and Belgium. There you will find documents that can be browsed. Click on it and you will ...
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Emigration Documents Antwerp 1905 SS Montreal April 1905

We've all done it! We've seen the Hamburg passenger lists and asked "Do outbound records exist for the port my passenger sailed from?" Sadly, the answer is mostly "no", so your ...
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Does the name "Geerkens" have a meaning in either old Dutch or German (possibly related to "gherkins")?

(1) The name Geerkens in Belgium can mainly be found in Limburg, the province near Netherlands and Germany. See https://familienaam.be/Geerkens (2) The Marcel Vervloet site (http://home.scarlet.be/~...
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Finding Staquet/Degueldre/Casimir marriage record, likely in Pennsylvania?

The 1900 Philadelphia census image for this family indicates that both Louis and Leonie were born in Belgium, that they were married in 1880, had been married 20 years, and had both emigrated in 1889 (...
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Where to begin with British, French, and Belgian ancestry?

The Geneanet site could be of help, it's very popular in France. I've found 2 occurences of Benoit (Benedict) Spennewyn : https://gw.geneanet.org/mike1960?n=spennewyn&oc=&p=benoit+benedict ...
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Is Libege and Liège the same?

Well according to the sources to https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louis_De_Geer_(1587-1652) he was indeed born in Liège.
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Huguenot lineage from Flanders creates a brick wall

I've done research on Jacques Hoste from Middelburg, see https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Hoste-114. Didn't find much about his father. I'm interested in him since I was born in Middelburg and my name is ...
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