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Westchester County Genealogical Society (NY) Upcoming Meeting
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
Neighboring Counties, check this out....
What's with Westchester County? Almost every volume contains a big case
(long drawn out quarrels over wills.) Each case has anywhere from 40 to
350 pages long. They're marked with asterisks.
New York - Westchester co Vol 63-69 (1870-1873) 402 testators
W. David Samuelsen