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Westchester County Genealogical Society is celebrating the 125th anniversary of Ellis Island Immigration Station with Toni McKeen and her talk on The Immigrant Experience. On April 18, 1890, Federal gov't assumed control of immigration when President Benjamin Harrison designated Ellis Island as 1st Federal Immigration Station. When it closed in 1954, 12 million immigrants had passed through Ellis Island.
TOPIC: April 11, 2015 - The Immigrant Experience
SPEAKER: Toni MicKeen
WHEN: Saturday, April 11 @ 10 a.m.
WHERE: The meeting starts at 10:00 a.m. at the Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 600 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry, NY which is across from Mercy College on route 9.
Guests are always welcome. Coffee and conversation precede the meeting at 9:30 a.m.
For information about Westchester County Genealogical Society
(Westchester Connection or Surname List), visit WCGS home page --
Save these dates for upcoming meetings!
May 9, 2015 - Researching and Preserving the Fishkill Supply Depot with Lance Ashworth
June 13, 2015 - Getting the Most out of Digital Newspapers Search with Philip Hayes
The CTFAIRFI Mailing List is an e-mail list for genealogical research of Farifield County Connecticut. We are interested in any time period and all surnames pertaining to this geographic area.
The purpose of the CTFAIRFI Mailing List is to band together those who research the Fairfield County Connecticut geographic area, so that we can share experiences, examine sources, give advice, make suggestions that others may find the information they are seeking.
This is a discussion area for anyone who has an interest in Fairfield County Connecticut genealogy and family history including migration patterns, immigration, historical sketches, census data, wills, family Bibles, vital records, web sites, etc. Experienced genealogists as well as 'newbies' are encouraged to contribute to and participate in this list.