February 2023 Research Tip of the Month
TOPIC: Ports of Entry to the United States
February 2023 (Vol. VI, No. 2)
This month’s tip examines how to use ports of entry to locate a ship manifest. Two common myths of Jewish genealogy are that the family name was changed at Ellis Island and that “all of my relatives came through Ellis Island.” Names were not changed at Ellis Island and all immigrants did not arrive at Ellis Island.
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