101 Best Sites: Castle Garden Arrivals and Online Trees
Posted by Diane
Two highlights from our 101 Best Web Sites listing for 2008:
- Castle Garden: If your ancestors arrived in New York before Ellis Island opened in 1892, turn to this database on 10 million immigrants who entered through Ellis Island’s predecessor, Castle Garden. Castle Garden opened in 1855, but the records here start in 1830.
Link to the rest of our 101 Best Sites on FamilyTreeMagazine.com
- Tribal Pages: This innovative collaboration site hosts family Web sites with more than 175,000 pedigree files, plus a database of names in those family trees. You can keep track of birthdays and other events, and generate charts and reports right from the site. Free sites let you store an unlimited number of names in your tree and up to 50 photos; after that, you can upgrade for a fee.
Genealogy Web Sites
Friday, December 19, 2008 2:57:00 PM (Eastern Standard Time, UTC-05:00)