Where Did Your Ancestors Arrive?? Ports of Entry into the United States have existed for decades. However, it has not always been solely Ellis Island in New York as many people may have believed. So as you search for where and when your ancestors arrived in American, do not concentrate solely on Ellis or even New York. #immigrants #history #PortsofEntry #EllisIsland castle-garden
Finding Photos with Ancestor Search| So to assist in finding some family photos or images of hometowns, businesses, homes, shops that were associated with ancestors, the online site of Ancestor Search as Free Genealogical Search for photos. #genealogy #family #familytree #photos
Use these 7 type of resources to pursue your ancestor's marriage information. As with much of our genealogy research, the answer is not always specific, but must be derived from more than one source. Don't hesitate to peruse a variety of records in search of clues to your ancestor's marriage. Sometimes answers will be found in the most unexpected places.
For many of you this can delay or prevent the acceptance of a lineage society application. Frustrating? Frustrated about not finding your ancestor's marriage record? (Me, too!) Let's just not admit defeat yet, until we have looked at all of our options.
If you had an ancestor who fought in the First World War, we recommend you check the Queen's Canadian Military Hospital Registers (1914-1919) as they include registers of admission and discharge, and rolls of patient transfers to help you add more stories to your family tree. Search them here: http://ancstry.me/1w4pSIL #genealogy #familyhistory
You have heard it before - Not all (actually, MOST) genealogy records are not online. Unfortunately, those records seem to be where I am not. Traveling to multiple repositories is time consuming and expensive. So, how do we as genealogists access those much needed records?