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[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vicgl Carribean Genealogy Library], a Family History Center, is available for US Virgin Islands and Danish West Indies genealogy research. 
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[[Danish West Indies Passenger List|Danish West Indies Passenger List Collaboration Project]]
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If your ancestor traveled by passenger ship to or from St. Thomas in the 1800’s, or to or from Christiansted between the years 1794 to 1847, it is likely a record was created documenting that travel. Now, all Virgin Islanders will be able to view those archived records in digital format thanks to a remarkable gift from the Rigsarkivet (the Danish National Archives).<br>  
  
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The entire 34 DVD set of Passenger Arrival Lists, along with a preliminary finding aid prepared by Susan Lugo, is available at the following repositories: the Territorial Archives and the von Scholten Collection at Enid M. Baa Public Library, the Caribbean Genealogy Library in St. Thomas, Whim Research Library and Archives in St. Croix, the Territorial Archives at Florence Williams Public Library in Christiansted, the Elaine I. Sprauve Public Library Special Collections on St. John, the Sociedad Puertorriqueña de Genealogía collection being established at the Universidad Interamericana de Hato Rey, and the Archives and Records Management Unit of the Deputy Governor's Office in Road Town, Tortola.
  
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Revision as of 12:57, 11 August 2011

This articles is about the U.S. (formerly Danish) Virgin Islands. For other uses, see Virgin Islands.

United States Gotoarrow.png U.S. Virgin Islands

News & Events
Topics

Key topics to get started:

Other topics:

Did You Know?
Welcome to U.S. Virgin Islands
Virgin Islands flag.png

Carribean Genealogy Library, a Family History Center, is available for US Virgin Islands and Danish West Indies genealogy research.

Featured Projects

Danish West Indies Passenger List Collaboration Project

Research Tools

Danish West Indies Passenger List Finding Aid

If your ancestor traveled by passenger ship to or from St. Thomas in the 1800’s, or to or from Christiansted between the years 1794 to 1847, it is likely a record was created documenting that travel. Now, all Virgin Islanders will be able to view those archived records in digital format thanks to a remarkable gift from the Rigsarkivet (the Danish National Archives).

The entire 34 DVD set of Passenger Arrival Lists, along with a preliminary finding aid prepared by Susan Lugo, is available at the following repositories: the Territorial Archives and the von Scholten Collection at Enid M. Baa Public Library, the Caribbean Genealogy Library in St. Thomas, Whim Research Library and Archives in St. Croix, the Territorial Archives at Florence Williams Public Library in Christiansted, the Elaine I. Sprauve Public Library Special Collections on St. John, the Sociedad Puertorriqueña de Genealogía collection being established at the Universidad Interamericana de Hato Rey, and the Archives and Records Management Unit of the Deputy Governor's Office in Road Town, Tortola.

Jurisdictions

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Things you can do

In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by: