Tracing Immigrants Arrival Periodicals

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[[Portal:Tracing Immigrant Origins|Portal:Tracing Immigrant Origins]] ► [[Tracing Immigrants Arrival Record Types|Country of Arrival Record Types]] ► Periodicals<br> [[Tracing Immigrants Arrival Pensions|◄ Return to Pensions]]
 
 
 
Genealogical, lineage society, religious, and historical periodicals are most helpful when you know where an immigrant settled and his or her ethnic group. Genealogical and historical societies usually publish periodicals about the people in the geographic area or ethnic group they cover. Family organizations often publish newsletters with immigrant information.  
 
Genealogical, lineage society, religious, and historical periodicals are most helpful when you know where an immigrant settled and his or her ethnic group. Genealogical and historical societies usually publish periodicals about the people in the geographic area or ethnic group they cover. Family organizations often publish newsletters with immigrant information.  
  
 
Periodicals often reprint various types of material, including abstracts from original sources. Periodical articles include—  
 
Periodicals often reprint various types of material, including abstracts from original sources. Periodical articles include—  
  
*<div>Passenger list abstracts.</div>  
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*<div>Passenger list abstracts.</div>
*<div>Naturalization list abstracts.</div>  
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*<div>Naturalization list abstracts.</div>
*<div>Sketches about early pioneers.</div>  
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*<div>Sketches about early pioneers.</div>
*<div>Ethnic group background information.</div>  
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*<div>Ethnic group background information.</div>
*<div>Church record abstracts.</div>  
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*<div>Church record abstracts.</div>
*<div>Genealogical sketches.</div>  
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*<div>Genealogical sketches.</div>
*<div>Pedigrees (sometimes called ahnentafels)</div>  
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*<div>Pedigrees (sometimes called ahnentafels)</div>
 
*<div>Query lists</div>
 
*<div>Query lists</div>
  
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An excellent list of most English language periodicals is—  
 
An excellent list of most English language periodicals is—  
  
''Bibliography of Genealogy and Local History Periodicals With Union List of Major U.S. Collections''. Fort Wayne, Ind.: Allen County Public Library Foundation, 1990. (FHL book 973 D23b.)  
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*''Bibliography of Genealogy and Local History Periodicals With Union List of Major U.S. Collections''. Fort Wayne, Ind.: Allen County Public Library Foundation, 1990. (FHL book 973 D23b.)
  
 
Many periodicals index their own articles. A major index of over 2,000 English language and French Canadian family history periodicals is the—  
 
Many periodicals index their own articles. A major index of over 2,000 English language and French Canadian family history periodicals is the—  
  
[[Periodical Source Index (PERSI)|''Periodical Source Index (PERSI).'']] Fort Wayne, Ind.: Allen County Public Library, 1986-. (FHL fiche 6016863-64.)  
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*[[Periodical Source Index (PERSI)|''Periodical Source Index (PERSI).'']] Fort Wayne, Ind.: Allen County Public Library, 1986-. (FHL fiche 6016863-64.) Now available and easier to use at [http://persi.heritagequestonline.com/hqoweb/library/do/persi HeritageQuestOnline].
  
To find periodicals and available indexes, see the “Periodicals” section of the portal or research outline for the state, province, or country where the individual settled. Also check the Place Search of the Family History Library Catalog under the topic PERIODICALS. To find periodicals for family and surname organizations, check the Surname section of the catalog. In addition, look for ethnic groups in the Subject section under headings like—  
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To find periodicals and available indexes, see the “Periodicals” section of the portal or research article for the state, province, or country where the individual settled. Also check the Place Search of the Family History Library Catalog under the topic PERIODICALS. To find periodicals for family and surname organizations, check the Surname section of the catalog. In addition, look for ethnic groups in the Subject section under headings like—  
  
JEWS - PERIODICALS  
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:JEWS - PERIODICALS
  
IRISH - AUSTRALIA - PERIODICALS  
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:IRISH - AUSTRALIA - PERIODICALS
  
HUGUENOTS - FRANCE - GENEALOGY - PERIODICALS  
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:HUGUENOTS - FRANCE - GENEALOGY - PERIODICALS
  
[[Tracing Immigrants Arrival Probate Records|Continue to Probate Records ►]]
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[[Category:Tracing_Immigrant_Origins]] [[Category:Huguenots]]

Revision as of 18:15, 20 October 2010

Genealogical, lineage society, religious, and historical periodicals are most helpful when you know where an immigrant settled and his or her ethnic group. Genealogical and historical societies usually publish periodicals about the people in the geographic area or ethnic group they cover. Family organizations often publish newsletters with immigrant information.

Periodicals often reprint various types of material, including abstracts from original sources. Periodical articles include—

  • Passenger list abstracts.
  • Naturalization list abstracts.
  • Sketches about early pioneers.
  • Ethnic group background information.
  • Church record abstracts.
  • Genealogical sketches.
  • Pedigrees (sometimes called ahnentafels)
  • Query lists

Genealogical society periodicals are a good place to publish queries for information about immigrant ancestors. There may be a fee for this service, especially for nonmembers. Also check indexes to previous queries and answers.

An excellent list of most English language periodicals is—

  • Bibliography of Genealogy and Local History Periodicals With Union List of Major U.S. Collections. Fort Wayne, Ind.: Allen County Public Library Foundation, 1990. (FHL book 973 D23b.)

Many periodicals index their own articles. A major index of over 2,000 English language and French Canadian family history periodicals is the—

To find periodicals and available indexes, see the “Periodicals” section of the portal or research article for the state, province, or country where the individual settled. Also check the Place Search of the Family History Library Catalog under the topic PERIODICALS. To find periodicals for family and surname organizations, check the Surname section of the catalog. In addition, look for ethnic groups in the Subject section under headings like—

JEWS - PERIODICALS
IRISH - AUSTRALIA - PERIODICALS
HUGUENOTS - FRANCE - GENEALOGY - PERIODICALS