Tuesday, May 31, 2022

War of 1812

 Geneanet now has the NARA's pension index for the War of 1812. It includes information on almost 90,000 individuals.

 Read the background information here; the link to the collection is here

Source: ResearchBuzz

Monday, May 23, 2022

USCIS

 The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service offers genealogy assistance at its website:

https://www.uscis.gov/records/genealogy.  This is a fee-for-service program.

Monday, May 9, 2022

Ellis Island Research

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

The link is here .

20 Reasons You May Have Trouble Finding An Ancestor In the Census

 From   historyhub.history.gov