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The first US Federal Census was taken in 1790.
[Located in Category: Census]
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The Census is available for public viewing after 72 years
[Located in Category: Census]
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1940 Census can now be viewed by the public
[Located in Category: Census]
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The 1950 Census will be available for viewing in 2022
[Located in Category: Census]
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MY NAME WAS CHANGED AT ELLIS ISLAND No one's Surname was changed at Ellis Island, If their name was changed and many were. It was changed before they got on the ship where a passenger manifest was compiled or after they arrived in the United States, possibly when they were naturalized.
[Located in Category: Myths]
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ALL THE RECORDS IN EUROPE WERE DESTROYED DURING WORLD WAR II - All the records in Europe were NOT destroyed during World War II.
[Located in Category: Myths]
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Castle Garden, New York 1820 - 1891
[Located in Category: Immigration Ports U S]
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Ellis Island, New York 1892 - 1924
[Located in Category: Immigration Ports U S]
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Baltimore, Maryland 1820 - 1948
[Located in Category: Immigration Ports U S]
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Boston, Massachusettes 1820 - 1943
[Located in Category: Immigration Ports U S]
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Galveston, Texas 1893 - 1948
[Located in Category: Immigration Ports U S]
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New Orleans, Louisianna 1820 - 1945
[Located in Category: Immigration Ports U S]
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1800 - 1945
[Located in Category: Immigration Ports U S]
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San Francisco, California 1893 - 1957
[Located in Category: Immigration Ports U S]
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Canadian Border Crossings 1895 - 1935
[Located in Category: Immigration Ports U S]