000807: SS Scandia, Philadelphia
29 August 1893
Ship manifest showing Maria (Bittner) Pohl . The steamship SS Scandia arrived at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on August 29, 1893. The ship was originally bound for Baltimore, Maryland. Maria "Mary" Pohl, age 27, a housewife, is listed with her three children, Leopold , Maria  and Adelheid "Ida" . Their nationality is Austrian and they lived in Fünfkirchen, Hungary. They were headed to Woodville, Pennsylvania. Mary's husband Albert, who paid for her passage, was a resident of Woodville. The travelers reported having no money, but it appears the manifest was later updated to show they had $3.00.
Source: "Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1883-1945," digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : downloaded 1 August 2005), SS Scandia, from Hamburg, Germany to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Maria Pohl, August 29, 1893; citing National Archives and Records Administration, Micropublication Series T840, Record Group 085, Roll 19; The SS Scandia was diverted from its original destination of Baltimore due to a hurricane.
Citation: Mike Voisin, iSeeAncestors (http://iSeeAncestors.com/tree/groups/public/media/si-00007-i547-05.html : revised October 29, 2013), Gallery.
Revised: October 29, 2013
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