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23 May 2017

Researching Irish Immigrant Girls

By |23 May 2017|archives, digital collections, immigration records|0 Comments

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 [...]

10 Nov 2016

Free Swedish Genealogy Research Alert

By |10 Nov 2016|church records, databases, digital collections, genealogy, immigration records, marriage records, military records, Swedish genealogy|Comments Off on Free Swedish Genealogy Research Alert

Free Swedish Genealogy Research Alert – on Saturday November 12 and Sunday November 13, ArkivDigital  is providing free access to everyone who wants to try out ArkivDigital All-in-One. New users and users with Base subscription get access to everything in their All-in-One database on both days. Church records, estate inventories, court records, [...]

4 Nov 2016

U.S. Immigration Interactive Map 1880-2000

By |4 Nov 2016|genealogy, immigration records, maps|Comments Off on U.S. Immigration Interactive Map 1880-2000

A fascinating U.S. Immigration Interactive Map 1880-2000, is available online at The New York Times. Both a research tool and a way to understand more about your immigrant ancestors, the map is highly customizable. As you can see in the image above, you can select from various countries to see how each [...]

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 [...]