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Haunting DVD Chronicles Darker Side of Ellis Island

Do you have Ellis Island ancestors?  Are you sure?  Although more than twelve million people came through Ellis Island while it was in operation – many were detained at the hospital there where they died or were deported.  Most had families waiting in the US who never knew what happened to their loved ones who never arrived to meet them. Take a walk down the actual halls of one of the most well-known institutions in United States immigration history with a forgotten and often dark... Read More →

Immigration Family History Expo Wrap-Up

We thought we would share a few pictures from the Expo. Thanks to Beau Sharbrough for sharing these with us. This is a portion of the theater area in the Historic Masonic Temple where the classes were held. Here are just some of the Immigration Expo participants browsing the vendor booths. See you at the Expo !  Read More →

Thanks to our Exhibitors and Sponsors!

We had a great day today at the Immigration Family History Expo.  At each Expo there is a special group of people that are essential to the success of the Expo they are the Exhibitors and Sponsors.  So we would like to take to thank them publicly for their hard work and support that made this Expo great and all Expos a great experience for our participants. Sponsors FamilySearch Ancestry Roots Magic Legacy Family Tree Generation Maps Ancestral Quest Exhibitors Ages-online Genetree Generation... Read More →

On The Road To The Immigration Family History Expo

We are traveling to Salt Lake City for the Immigration Family History Expo tomorrow.  There’s still time to register through our website or at the Expo. The Expo is being held at the Historic Masonic Temple located at 650 East South Temple in Salt Lake City. This is a great location for the Expo. Completed in 1927, it is Salt Lake’s best example of Egyptian Revival architecture. What a wonderful historic place for learning more about our ancestors! We look forward to seeing you at... Read More →

Dr. Fred E. Woods at the Immigration Family History Expo This Week

Dr. Fred E. Woods, the Richard L. Evans Chair of Religious Understanding at Brigham Young University will be speaking on LDS Immigration to America in the 19th Century at the Immigration Family History Expo on March 18th. Dr. Woods’ work on the subject of immigration can be found on the Mormon Immigration CD (2000) and the newly launched Mormon Migration website at . According to the Mormon Migration website, “The Mormon Migration website…offers... Read More →

Join us for a Weekend of Immigration Genealogy

The Immigration Family History Expo is on March 18th in Salt Lake City, Utah. This Expo will teach you the tech to researching those immigrant ancestors. But why stop at just at just learning about research? Why not join us for the weekend at the Family History Library and get a head start on putting what you learned at the Expo into action? We have arranged a special pricing with each of the following hotels. Come join us! Baymont Inn and Suites – Salt Lake City Hotel 2080 W North Temple Salt... Read More →

Weekly Tip: My Ancestor Came Through Ellis Island, I Think….

Ellis Island has become synonymous with immigration. And it’s no wonder, with over 25 million people who entered America through Ellis Island between the years 1892-1924; it is believed that over 40% of Americans can trace their family back to at least one Ellis Island ancestor.* But Ellis Island was not the only port available to ships heading for America. In fact, your ancestor may have come through a number of different ports including New Orleans, Baltimore, Boston, Philadelphia, Galveston,... Read More →

Join us at the Immigration Expo

Our Immigration Expo is a little over 2 weeks away and we would like to invite you to join us. The spirit of migration is alive and well! The past, present, and future of international migration will come together in one location on March 18, in Salt Lake City at an unprecedented Immigration Family History Expo. To register for this event, please see our website at World Trade Center Utah President and CEO Lew Cramer will join the Center’s Executive Vice President and COO,... Read More →