Immigration Records

Millions of Immigrants Never Set Foot on Ellis Island – Find Their Records Here

While we can certainly use the existing records from Ellis Island and Castle Garden, two of the better-known immigration points for the United States, these collections only represent part of what is available. These resources leave out many other important historical locations such as Galveston, Texas and Angel Island, California, or even New Orleans.

The 11 Million Free Immigration Records You May Have Completely Overlooked

When Annie Moore and her two Irish brothers became the first immigrants to pass through Ellis Island in 1892 they quickly made their way into the history books. After that time, millions more entered the US through the famed processing center and their details are now available as part of the 50 million free records on the recently revamped Ellis Island …

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