George:At first look these do not appear to be Osner(s) you are looking for.However, the following 10 arrived Mar 31 1852 on the "Amelia" from Havre.Manifest #00018088. Caroline (13) F Cathrine (24) F George (3) M Jacob (9) M Johann (7) M Johanna (10) F Mathias (53) M Peter (3) M Rosine (33) F Valentine (22) F
You mention that he died in 1918.How old was he?(From that we can figure approximate birth date.) From certain census pages it can be determined when he arrived in the US.Parents, brothers, sisters--any names to associate?Marriage date?Detectives need clues.
You can review a printed transcription of the Passenger List of the "Amelia" in the appropriate volume of 'Germans to America' available in many large Public Libraries.The books are arranged in date order."The New York Times" probably reported the arrival of the 'Amelia' in the "Marine Intelligence" section of the newspaper (on or near the back page).The microfilmed newspaper is available in many large Public Libraries.