Monday, January 29, 2018

Sutherland: Edna Louise Sutherland (of Ontario, Canada), Border Crossing, 1917

Extract of a border crossing card for Edna Louisa Sutherland, of . [Note: this is not a North Georgia related document, but I had copied it out because I was working on another Sutherland line and thought, at the time, that it might be related.]

Edna Louisa Sutherland
Listing in "Vermont, St. Albans Canadian Border Crossings, 1895-1954"

Biographical Data (from card):
Edna Louisa Sutherland (birth name).
Birth: about 1869, Cobourg, Ontario, Canada
Residence: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Alaska
Occupation: Lecturer
Affiliation: Berkeley State University, Berkeley, California

Extract of All Details from Document Image: 


Port of Winnipeg, Man. Date: 12/20/17 (20 Dec. 1917). Serial No.: 448-103-29.

Family name: Sutherland, Edna, Louisa.
Accompanied by: [--].
Section and subdivision: Act of 1924.
Place of Birth: Colburg, On. Can. [or Calburg].
Age: 48. Sex: F. [Marital Status]: S.
Occupation: Lecturer. [Can read and write].
Language or exemption: Engl. Race: Scots. Nationality: Can.

Last permanent residence (town, country, etc.): 122 Carlton St., Wipg. Man.

Name and address of nearest relative or friend in country whence alien came: Sis. Mrs. F. W. Fowlds. [Dowlds?].

Ever in US? Yes. From 1896 to 1902.
Where? Bst. Mass.
Passage paid by: Self.

Destination, and name and complete address of relative or friend to join there: Berkeley Calif. State U. of California, Berkeley, Calif.

Money shown: 1000.

Ever arrested and deported, or excluded from admission: no.

Purpose in coming and time remaining: --- 8 mos.
Head tax status: c.p. 96672.
Height: 5 ft. 9 1/2 in. Complexion: Med. Hair: Gra. Eyes: Bl.
Distinguishing marks: none.

Seaport and date of landing, and name of steamship: San. Juan? DSc 1914 Manchuria.

[(Pre-printed on card): U.S. Department of Labor, Immigration and Naturalization Service. Form 548. (intialed by: M.E.C.)]. Back of form says: Medical Certificate (Afflicted With): Good. Remarks and Endorsements: 524-237941. Immigration Inspector:] (initials): B.G.H.

"Vermont, St. Albans Canadian Border Crossings, 1895-1954," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 9 October 2015), (M1461) Soundex Index to Canadian Border Entries through the St. Albans, Vermont, District, 1895-1924 > Roll 344, S363 Statford-S364 Loretta J. > image 7260 of 8126; citing NARA microfilm publications M1461, M1463, M1464, and M1465 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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