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If your ancestor crossed the U.S. border from Mexico between 1895 and 1957, you may want to try searching for him or her in Border Crossing records. This class will give you a little background information about the records and their content. It will also show you how they can be used to identify your ancestor’s home town in Mexico. The class includes a case study and important search tips and techniques.
In order to search for your ancestor in the records in Europe, you need to know the town of origin. If you do not know the town of origin, you need to start searching in United States records. This lesson will teach you what U.S. records you can collect to help you find where your ancestor came from before arriving in the United States. Part 1 of 4. The next lesson in this series is Immigration—Crossing the Pond, Pt. 2: U.S. Passenger Lists
This lesson will help you understand the strategy of finding your Irish ancestors who came during the Scots-Irish period.
This class will give you some ideas of different record types you can use to help identify the country of origin for your Hispanic ancestor who came to the U. S. The examples used in the class are mainly for immigrants who came in the late 1800s and 1900s but the principles are applicable for those who came earlier as well.