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Steerage Prepaid Steamship Ticket Contract, German Immigrant Family - 1907

Steerage Prepaid Passage Contract issued by the Hamburg-American Line for passage from Hamburg, Germany to New York and a Train from New York to Ellsworth, Minnesota for a German Immigrant Family.

Steerage Prepaid Passage Contract
No. S.P.T. 218821

Hamburg-American Line
Express Service. Regular Service.

Date of Issue: 20 November 1907
Purchaser Name: Wil Stoterberg
Address: Ellsworth, MN

Names of Passengers | Ages
Heinrich Weise | 46
Mrs. Heinrich Weise | 40
Their Son | 6

Residence and Address of Passenger:
Schippenbeil
East - Preuseu - Germany

Booked from Hamburg
To Ellsworth MN

Ocean Passage, Steerage at $27.50 rate for Two Adults. Total $78.75
American Railroad Third Class @ 24.85 for Two Adults. Total $72.17

Total $150.92
Less Commission $8.60
Net Amount for the Company $142.32

Arrival Records for the Weise Family

  • First Name: Heinrich
  • Last Name: Weise
  • Nationality: Germany, German
  • Last Place of Residence: Schippenbeil, Germany
  • Date of Arrival: June 27th, 1908
  • Age at Arrival: 49
  • Gender: Male
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Ship of Travel: Amerika
  • Port of Departure: Cuxhaven
  • Manifest Line Number: 0003
  • First Name: Anna
  • Last Name: Weise
  • Nationality: Germany, German
  • Last Place of Residence: Schippenbeil, Germany
  • Date of Arrival: June 27th, 1908
  • Age at Arrival: 35
  • Gender: Female
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Ship of Travel: Amerika
  • Port of Departure: Cuxhaven
  • Manifest Line Number: 0004
  • First Name: Richard
  • Last Name: Weise
  • Nationality: Germany, German
  • Last Place of Residence: Schippenbeil, Germany
  • Date of Arrival: June 27th, 1908
  • Age at Arrival: 7
  • Gender: Male
  • Marital Status: Single
  • Ship of Travel: Amerika
  • Port of Departure: Cuxhaven
  • Manifest Line Number: 0005

 

Relative Cost of Passage Ticket in Today's Currency Value

In 2013, the relative value of $78.75 from 1907 ranges from $1,470.00 to $38,600.00.

In 2013, the relative worth of $78.75 from 1907 is:

$2,010.00 using the Consumer Price Index
$1,470.00 using the GDP deflator
$8,160.00 using the unskilled wage
$12,700.00 using the Production Worker Compensation
$10,600.00 using the nominal GDP per capita
$38,600.00 using the relative share of GDP

In 2013, the relative value of $72.17 from 1907 ranges from $1,340.00 to $35,400.00.

In 2013, the relative worth of $72.17 from 1907 is:

$1,850.00 using the Consumer Price Index
$1,340.00 using the GDP deflator
$7,480.00 using the unskilled wage
$11,600.00 using the Production Worker Compensation
$9,730.00 using the nominal GDP per capita
$35,400.00 using the relative share of GDP

In 2013, the relative value of $150.92 from 1907 ranges from $2,810.00 to $74,000.00.

In 2013, the relative worth of $150.92 from 1907 is:

$3,860.00 using the Consumer Price Index
$2,810.00 using the GDP deflator
$15,600.00 using the unskilled wage
$24,400.00 using the Production Worker Compensation
$20,400.00 using the nominal GDP per capita
$74,000.00 using the relative share of GDP

Samuel H. Williamson, "Seven Ways to Compute the Relative Value of a U.S. Dollar Amount, 1774 to present," MeasuringWorth, 2014.

URL: www.measuringworth.com/uscompare/

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