Immigration

Genealogy Roundup, May 17

By |May 17th, 2018|

In this week's Roundup: Geographical connection between Michelle Obama's and Meghan Markle's 3rd great-grandmothers, unclaimed persons, amusing names, and more.

Genealogy Roundup, May 9

By |May 9th, 2018|

In this week's Roundup: A sweet story about a 96-y-o WWII veteran who received unexpected help to visit his wife's grave, new DNA technology (and lots more on genetic genealogy), a missing soldier from the Korean War identified, and much more!

Genealogy Roundup, May 2

By |May 2nd, 2018|

In this week's Roundup: Lots to explore regarding DNA and genetic genealogy, immigration, what to look forward to in the next season of "Who Do You Think You Are?", a new online resource for genies, and, for smiles, an Ancestry blooper

Genealogy Roundup, April 25

By |April 25th, 2018|

In this week's Roundup: Another Ellis Island counterpart emerging, this time in Rotterdam; Ancestry.com's new CEO, and Bruce Springsteen's Irish Roots

Genealogy Roundup, April 18

By |April 18th, 2018|

In this week's Roundup: generational photo recreations, celebrity roots, a milestone reached in Army repatriation cases, a story of Titanic survivors, and more...

Genealogy Roundup, April 4

By |April 4th, 2018|

In this week's Roundup: Europe's emigration museums, celebrity roots, a competition to design a commemorative medallion in honor of Sgt. Henry Johnson, and more.

Genealogy Roundup, February 14

By |February 14th, 2018|

In this week's Roundup: Forgotten aspects of chain migration, pirate DNA, Rachel Maddow’s roots, deciphering old handwriting, and more.

Genealogy Roundup, December 13

By |December 13th, 2017|

In this week's Roundup: The story of Annie Moore, first to arrive at Ellis Island, being told in dance in New Orleans.

Genealogy Roundup, November 15

By |November 15th, 2017|

In this week's Roundup: A tribute to the last of the Bedford Boys, a soldier lost in the Korean War returns home, genetic genealogy, "Swedish death cleaning," why you might want to write your memoir even if only you ever read it, and much more...

Genealogy Roundup, October 4

By |October 4th, 2017|

In this week's Roundup: On the 88th anniversary of his arrival in his adopted country, a World War II veteran shares the one thing he'd like every U.S. citizen to appreciate; another veteran is reunited with a memento after 73 years, and more.