101 Best Web Sites: Free Immigration Info and Swedish Records

101 Best Web Sites: Free Immigration Info and Swedish Records

Here are the two 101 Best Web Sites picks we're highlighting this week:Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild: This guild of volunteers has tirelessly transcribed more than 8,000 passenger manifests, many from less-famous ports. Search by surname, captain's name, port of arrival or departure, and ship name.And there's more: The...

Here are the two 101 Best Web Sites picks we’re highlighting this week:

  • Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild: This guild of volunteers has tirelessly transcribed more than 8,000 passenger manifests, many from less-famous ports. Search by surname, captain’s name, port of arrival or departure, and ship name.

And there’s more: The guild’s Compass section offers how-to help for researching immigrants; a new adoption section has advice for adoptees and birth parents who want to reunite with their biological family members.

  • Genline: Genline delivers images of 16 million-plus pages of church records (virtually everything available) to your computer. Subscriptions start at about $23 for 20 days. You also can go to the resources section to learn Swedish terms you’ll encounter in your research and get how-to articles.

Link to the rest of our 101 list on FamilyTreeMagazine.com.

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