Ellis Island

Stephen P. Morse has a website that contains lots of valuable information for people researching U.S. immigrants to Ellis Island and other ports.  It contains helps on how to find your ancestor when names were so frequently changed upon arrival to the U.S.  It has other valuable information as well.  It is a great resource for genealogists.  Go take a look!

 

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Familysearch.org Adds 26 Million New Names

Familysearch.org announced that there are “26 Million New Names Added for Costa Rica, France, Hungary, Mexico, Spain, and the U.S.”

“Twenty-nine new collections were updated or added this week at FamilySearch.org—with 26 million names and 1.5 million digital images!”

Click here for the full description and directions on how to access these newly posted records.

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Free Access to U.S. Civil War Records-This Month Only

Footnote.com is offering free access to their U.S. Civil War records for this month only.  Some of the records available include service records, pension records, battle maps, photos, and census records.  In order to view the images for free, you will be asked to register and agree to footnote’s terms and conditions.  If you have ancestors that served in the U.S. Civil War, you may want to check this out.

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