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Tracing Immigrant Origins

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=== Did you know? ===
*[[:Category:Huguenots|Huguenots]] (French Protestants) settled [[Florida, United States Genealogy|Florida]] in 1564, 43 years before [[Virginia , United States Genealogy|Jamestown]].
*The [ Statue of Liberty] was a gift from [[France Genealogy|France]] to the [[United States|United States]].
*[ More people] have&nbsp;come from [[Italy Genealogy|Italy]] and [[Germany Genealogy|Germany]] to America than from any other nations.
*More than&nbsp;3/4 of American colonists arrived&nbsp;as [ indentured servants], [ convicts] or [[African American Slavery and Bondage|slaves]].
*The U.S. National Archives has both [ Canadian] and [ Mexican] border crossing records.
*Library and Archives Canada has [http aspx border crossing records] of Americans into Canada.
*Some American colonists had their [ last will and testament sent back to England] for probate.
*Up to 90 percent of [[Ireland|Irish]] and [[Greece|Greek]] immigrants [ went back home] from America.
*[ What Passenger Lists Are Online] overview of United States and International links, and which ones require payment.<br><br> {| style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; border: none;"| '''Passenger lists and/or indexes'''  
*[ One-Step All New York] Stephen P. Morse's excellent search tool for ALL 1820-1957 New York City passenger arrivals
*[ One-Step Ellis Island] explains Stephen P. Morse's various excellent search tools for 1892-1924 New York City arrivals
*[ One-Step Castle Garden] links to Stephen P. Morse's various excellent search tools for 1855-1891 New York City arrivals
*[ Ellis Island Record Search] Ellis Island's site including search index 1892-1924, manifest images, history, photos and more
*[http The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Inc.php Castle Garden] index of New York City passenger arrivals 1820-1913 (no images)
*[ Immigrant Ships Transcriber's Guild] transcripts and index of over 10,000 ships' passenger lists
*[ Immigrant Servants Database] indexes indentured servants who came to the colonies
*[ WorldVitalRecords] over 40 million names in over 100 immigration and travel databases
*[ Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society immigrant records] English and Russian HIAS arrival cards since 1909 copies for a fee
'''National Archives collections'''
*[http aspx Library and Archives Canada] 15 Canadian immigrant name indexes, passenger lists before 1865, 1865-1935, ocean arrivals 1919-1924, border entries 1919-1924, after 1935, immigrants from Russia, British home children orphan immigrants, passports, and citizenship papers
*[ U.S. National Archives] ship passenger arrival records and land border entries 1800-1819, 1820-1959, links to immigration databases
*[ BLM-GLO Land Patent Index] search homesteads, and other land records by state, applicant's name, or land description
*[http soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System] about 1/10 of Union soldiers were recent immigrants; some military records may give hometown
'''Immigrant heritage societies'''
'''A wiki article describing an online collection is found at'''
*[[New York, Northern Arrival Manifests (- FamilySearch Historical Records)|New York, Northern Arrival Manifests]] shows over 1 million cards in [[Soundex]] order for passengers arriving '''north''' of New York City in New York State at Buffalo, Lewiston, Niagra Falls, Rochester, Hogansburg, Malone, Morristown, Nyando, Ogdensburg, Rooseveltown, and Waddington.
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