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4/1/2006
Databases featuring all kinds of genealogical records are popping up lately in every corner of cyberspace.
Databases featuring all kinds of genealogical records are popping up lately in every corner of cyberspace — including these three:
 

The Boston Passenger Manifest Search lets you enter just a first or last name, ship name or date range.

• Your ship has come in if your ancestors were among the million-plus who immigrated to Boston between January 1848 and July 1891: Volunteers are creating an online database of names from passenger manifest index cards. See what's there so far at <www.sec.state.ma.us/arc/arcsrch/passengermanifestsearchcontents.html>.