Matyas Farkas left Mezökóvesd for the port of Hamburg, Germany in March of 1912. He traveled with a few friends and neighbors from his village. He departed from Hamburg on the 23rd of March in 1912 on the ship named the SS Pennsylvania.
|Photo from the Library of Congress depicting emigrants leaving the port of Hamburg on a steamship|
|Photo of the SS Pennsylvania from Wikipedia|
They traveled down the river to Cuxhaven and then on to New York's Ellis Island. They arrived
April 7, 1912. The trip took a total of 15 days.
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