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Spring 2003
A Publication of the St. Louis Public Library

Vol. 3   No. 2

SITE-SEEING
This feature highlights webpages of interest to genealogists researching ancestors who lived in Tennessee.

 

Genealogical Research in Tennessee Courthouses
http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~bridgett/edbyler.htm

Provides addresses & information about important state repositories like the Tennessee State Library and Archives. See info in "Did You Know?"

Cyndi's List-Tennessee
www.cyndislist.com/tn.htm

Provides links to sites on numerous subjects of interest to genealogists, including Libraries, Archives & Museums; Maps, Gazetteers & Geographical Information; Military. Also includes Records: Census, Cemeteries, Land, Obituaries, Personal, Taxes & Vital.

The following web page is not Tennessee-related, but is a new site that should be of interest.

Archival Databases
www.archives.gov/aad

Has an extensive list of Famine Irish immigrants. There are 604,000 entries & records may include name, age, town of residence, destination in the U.S., arrival date, sex, occupation, literacy, native country & port of departure, name of ship & port of arrival in the U.S. The entries are not limited to the port of New York, but include all U.S. ports Please note that this site, which is part of the National Archives site, is a bit tricky to find. Once you enter the URL: 1. In the "Subject" box, scroll down to "Irish" and click "Submit." 2. Click on Title "Famine Irish Data Files." 3. Under Title (shaded box) click on "Famine Irish Passenger Record Data File." 4. Click on "Click Here to Search This Data Table." 5. Search.

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