They Didn’t All Come Through Ellis Island: Finding & Analyzing Passenger Arrival Lists

Date:
Wednesday, 04/21/2021
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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If as many ancestors came through Ellis Island as families are led to believe, the island would have sunk!  Learn about the multiple points of departure from Europe, ports of entry into the U.S., how to find passenger arrival lists online, and how to analyze these lists as a means of filling in your ancestors’ life stories.

This is part 2 of a 3-part genealogy series.  You are welcome to attend the entire series or just the topics that interest you.

About the Presenter:

Katherine R. Willson of Ann Arbor, Michigan is an engaging & dynamic genealogy lecturer at local, regional and national conferences; an educator teaching beginning, intermediate, and advanced genealogy classes in Michigan since 2001; the author of The Genealogist’s Guide to Grand Rapids, Michigan (published in 2018 by The In-Depth Genealogist), and a professional researcher for private clients.

This is a Zoom event. Register online and a Zoom link will be emailed the day before the presentation.


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This event has room for 99 people. There are currently 25 people registered.




04/21/2021 7:00 PM 04/21/2021 8:30 PM America/Detroit They Didn’t All Come Through Ellis Island: Finding & Analyzing Passenger Arrival Lists

If as many ancestors came through Ellis Island as families are led to believe, the island would have sunk!  Learn about the multiple points of departure from Europe, ports of entry into the U.S., how to find passenger arrival lists online, and how to analyze these lists as a means of filling in your ancestors’ […]

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