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Posts about immigration records, emigration records, naturalization, permission to leave, passenger lists for genealogy research.

23 May 2017

Researching Irish Immigrant Girls

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Are you researching Irish immigrant girls in your family tree? Try the Watson House Digital Archives for more information on Irish immigrant girls who arrived in New York. Between 1856 and 1921, 3.6 million emigrants left Ireland for North America. Most of them were women who were single and younger than [...]

9 Mar 2016

Translating Hamburg Passenger List Categories

By |9 Mar 2016|Databases, Genealogy, German Genealogy, Immigration Records, Prussian Genealogy, Translation|Comments Off on Translating Hamburg Passenger List Categories

Is your German a little rusty or perhaps even non-existent, but you are using that great resource database, the Hamburger Passagierlisten, 1850-1934? Knowing and translating Hamburg Passenger List Categories before you search can be very helpful. Search both the departure lists in from Hamburg, as well as the arrival lists in New [...]

22 Jul 2014

Ethnic America Mapped

By |22 Jul 2014|Genealogy, Immigration Records, Maps|Comments Off on Ethnic America Mapped

Ethnic America Mapped is the subject of today's post, courtesy of the Washington Post. Frequent readers of Sassy Jane Genealogy know that I recommend the research insights to be gained from combining data with mapping. This interesting map shows which ancestries make up the largest population in each of the country’s [...]