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How do I find where my Irish ancestor went in America?

Question by Eamonn1957

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on 2011-05-08 14:55:00

Eamonn1957 has been a Family Tree Circles member since Jan 2011. is researching the following names: MARTIN, BROWNE, GILLESPIE and 5 other(s).

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by lindsidelass on 2011-05-12 22:33:53

If you know the name of your ancestor and the approximate time he/she emigrated, try filling in the name and approximate date range with nothing else. You may get hundreds(thousands) of possiblilites if your ancestor had a common name, but with what you know you may be able to filter it down and come up with a location. The USA does its census every 10 years in years ending with 0 and this site has through 1920 posted with some 1930 entries. It is a free site to use. Happy hunting.

by Boru on 2011-05-12 22:47:05

You could also try the message boards on ... You could start a thread giving your ancestors name, D.O B , birthplace, arrival year ( if known ) and the name and info of any spouse and children ... this is free and I have had some success with this method ...

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