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   In doing my research, I had to be sure to evaluate the source of the information. It was a slow process    and I had piece everything together from trustworthy sources.

                                        Many pictures were sorted through and scanned


   National Archives and Records Administration

   Mengersen Google Search


   SS New York


   Ernst Mengersen - Uboat commander



   The Mengersen Regiment Part 1

   The Mengersen Regiment Part 2

   Mengersen Brewery

   AnyWho on line Family Members

   Annotation: Hessian Troops in the American War for Independence:
   Source Publication Code: 3067.31
   An Index According to Surname: Date and place of entry in unit books. Year of birth,
   place of origin, rank, unit, category of presentation, and archive code of the source are also provided.
   Index nach Familiennamen: (Marburg: Archivschule)(Veroeffentlichungen der Archivschule
   Marburg, Institut fuer Archivwissenschaft, Nr. 10). Band II. Marburg 1976; Auflage, 1987.
   Page: 109 - 110

   Passenger and Immigration Lists Index: 1500s-1900s [database on-line].
   Original data: Filby, P. William
   Source Information: Gale Research.
   Provo, UT, & Farmington Hills, MI, USA    MyFamily.com, Inc., 2005.
   Description: Updated annually, this database is an index to passengers who arrived in United States
   1and Canadian ports from the 1500s through the 1900s. It contains listings of approximately 4,461,000
   individuals and references thousands of different records compiled from everything from original
   passenger lists to personal diaries. For each individual listed, you may find the following information:
   name, age, year and place of arrival, and the source of the record.

   Source Bibliography: FRIEDRICH MUELLER.
   Source Publication Code: 5860
   Source Citation: America
   Year: 1860-1880;
   Westfaelische Auswanderer im 19. Jahrhundert-Auswanderung aus dem Regierungsbezirk Minden,
   Part 1: 1816-1900 (Erlaubte Auswanderung).In Beitraege zur westfaelischen Familienforschung,
   vols. 38/39 (1980-1981), pp. 3-711. Page:174

   Ship Name: S.S. New York
   19 Microfilm Serial: T715
   Microfilm Roll: T715_4496
   Page Number: 80 Passenger Ships and Images
   FHL US/CAN Film 1320516 Items 6-7 FHL US/CAN Film 1320542 Items 5-6

   Ship Name: S.S. New York
   Shipping Line: Hamburg-American
   Years in service: 1927-1949
   Builder: Blohm and Voss, Hamburg, Germany.
   Tonnage: 21,455.
   Dimensions: 602' x 72'. Twin-screw, 16 knots.
   Steam turbines. Two masts, Two funnels.

   U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946
   U.S. Veterans Cemeteries, ca.1800-2006
   Chicago Tribune, Obituary Index, 1988-1997
   Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997
   California Birth Index, 1905-1995
   Kentucky Birth Index, 1911-1999


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