Tag Archives: Irish potato famine

I is for Immigration

So, emigration is when you LEAVE a place; immigration is when you ARRIVE in a place. There are several good sites for immigration records. NARA (National Archives and Records Administration) is the government entity responsible for immigration documents (passenger lists, … Continue reading


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Luck of the Irish

The PageTurner library discussion group I lead this past week was “Into the Beautiful North” by Alberto Luis Arrea. The last discussion question was, “Where did your ancestors emigrate from? Do you have any family stories from your heritage?” I … Continue reading

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