Genealogy Projects tagged with 1882 on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Pre-Ellis Island Arrivals: 1880-1891

    This project is a sub-project for U.S. arrivals before Ellis Island opened. Please add your ancestors or other relatives who arrived during this period. afterwards we will work on a portal/master project! Summary Immigration timeline By the 1880's, steam power had shortened the journey to America dramatically. Immigrants poured in from around the world: from the Middle East, the Med...

  • Angel Island (U.S. Immigration Station) Arrivals

    This is the master project or portal for the Angel Island Arrivals series. We will have sub-projects broken down by decade. The first sub-project will be Angel Island Arrivals: 1910-1920. Summary The experience for Asian immigrants in this period was quite different. In 1882, Congress passed the Chinese Exclusion Act, severely restricting immigration from China. Since earlier laws made it...

  • The Yokohama Journals

    Daily Logs of a Round-the-World Voyage 1882-1883 On December 12, 1882 Noyes Frederick Avery and his step brother Frank Wilder Foster set sail from New York harbor on the square rigged schooner "Jacob E. Ridgway" bound for Yokohama, Japan on the first oceanic leg of their round-the-world journey. The voyage took them around the Cape of Good Hope, sailing on through the Indian Ocean, through ...