Category Archives: Genealogy

Historical Census Statistics on the Foreign-Born Population

On January 1, 1892, the federal government opened the immigration station on Ellis Island in New York Harbor. Between 1892 and 1954, over 12 million immigrants were processed into the country there. Annie Moore, a 15 year-old Irish girl, was … Continue reading

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October is Family History Month

Did you know October is Family History Month? Several cities and states have designated this month as Family History Month, and the U.S. Senate has adopted similar resolutions in the past. It is estimated that there are over 80 million … Continue reading

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