Monday, October 21, 2013


This article by Thomas MacEntee on looks at using the WolframAlpha search engine for genealogy.  It adds a whole new dimension to your research.

Thursday, October 3, 2013

Name changes at Ellis Island?

In this post  on his blog, Dick Eastman rejects claims that immigrant's names were changed/Americanized at Ellis Island.Sorry- this article is no longer available

Ellis Island Research

The Statue of Library- Ellis Island Foundation is a good place to start your immigration research. The link is  here  .