Ellis Island

Genealogy Roundup, August 15

By |August 15th, 2018|

In this week's Roundup: Tuskegee Airman Capt. Lawrence E. Dickson's daughter receives a memento of her late father, a crack squad of librarians, two sons receive their missing father's Korean War dog tag, and much more...

Genealogy Roundup, July 25

By |July 25th, 2018|

In this week's Roundup: A soldier killed in World War II is returned home for burial nearly 74 years after his death, an exciting new project from Reclaim the Records, DNA braids, and 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, January 24

By |January 24th, 2018|

In this week's Roundup: A Northern Ireland village knitted out of wool (wonderful pics!), two soldiers from the Korean War and an airman from WWII have been accounted for, an amazing donation by a genealogist in Bermuda, 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 8

By |November 8th, 2017|

In this week's Roundup: A beautiful, hand-sewn tribute to one woman's ancestry, a soldier is welcomed home 73 years after his death, two books to check out, an orphan heirloom rescue, good neighbors, a look inside New Zealand's Original 'Coffin Club', and lots more!