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Our first post of the new year concerns Syrian immigrants to NYC in the late 19th century. Linda K. Jacobs, author of Strangers in the West, about Syrian immigrants to the Lower West Side, created very detailed spreadsheets of immigrants and their backgrounds. Source: ResearchBuzz
The Statue of Library- Ellis Island Foundation is a good place to start your immigration research. The link is here .
Buncombe County (NC) has added 50,000 names to its Slave Deeds database. To read about it and find links to the database, click here. ...
Sometimes information about our ancestors can come from places where we'd rather not find it, such as arrest and prison records. This ...