Daily Archives: June 21, 2011

FamilySearch Adds Free Records for 10 Countries

FamilySearch Adds Free Records for 10 Countries   The following announcement was written by FamilySearch: FamilySearch Adds Free Records for 10 Countries U.S. collections added for Iowa, Indiana, Louisiana, Ohio, Vermont, and Wisconsin.  22 Twenty-two collections for 10 countries were … Continue reading

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Ellis Island’s New “Peopling of America Center”

Ellis Island operated from 1892 to 1954, and an estimated 40 percent of today’s Americans are descended from foreigners who passed through its halls. Until now, its museum has mainly told the stories of European immigrant groups. The new Peopling … Continue reading

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Take a Trip to Ohio’s Pioneer Times Without Leaving your Computer

Take a Trip to Ohio’s Pioneer Times Without Leaving your Computer Jayne Broestl has published an interesting article in the Westlake and Bay Village (Ohio) Observer that says, in part: If you are wondering what first brought the New England settlers to … Continue reading

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