Genealogy Projects tagged with ellis island on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Ellis Island Irish arrivals

    Ellis Island Irish arrivals==On the 2e January 1892 the new emigration building Ellis Island opened its doors to emigrants from all over the globe.The first person to arrive was an Irish girl called Annie Moore ' many Irish emigrants followed in Annie's footsteps. ==Aim of this project==This project aims to create a collection of profiles of the Irish emigrants who arrived at Ellis Island an...

  • Ellis Island Arrivals: 1901-1910

    This project is the second sub-project in the Ellis Island series. Please add profiles for this time period.==afterwards we will work on a master project or portal; collaborators needed!====Summary==* Immigration timeline 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 ...

  • Ellis Island Arrivals: 1892-1900

    This project is the first sub-project for arrivals at Ellis Island. Please add your ancestors or other relatives who arrived during this period. After 1900, the projects will encompass each succeeding decade. ==afterwards we will work on a master project or portal!== ==Summary==* Immigration timeline After 1892, nearly all immigrants came in through the newly opened Ellis Island. One immigran...

  • From North Cork to Ellis Island

    This project is a genealogical collection of profiles of people born in North Cork Ireland who emigrated to the United States arriving at Ellis Island. ==People who left North Cork to start a new life elsewhere:==* Murphy families - between 1898 and 1904 24 people with this surname arrived at Ellis Island in New York.* Healy families - between 1899 and 1902 6 people with this surname arrived...

  • Ellis Island Arrivals: 1911-1920

    This is the third sub-project in the Ellis Islands Arrivals series.==Summary==* Immigration timeline But after the outbreak of World War I in 1914, American attitudes toward immigration began to shift. Nationalism and suspicion of foreigners were on the rise, and immigrants' loyalties were often called into question. Through the early 1920s, a series of laws were passed to limit the flow of imm...