The Orphan Train Movement

Throughout the entire history of America, federal, local, and state governments have regularly undertaken programs to promote the welfare and betterment of their citizens, and the largest city in the country, New York City, is no exception. During the course of its existence, the large, five-borough metropolitan area has seen countless efforts to improve the lives of the people who call it home. One of

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This Week’s Free Genealogy Lookups (August 31)

English Origins of New England Families, 1500s-1800s Trace your family history back to its English roots – possibly back to the 11th century. New Jersey Family Histories #1, 1600s-1800s This database contains images of the pages from the two-volume set Genealogies of New Jersey Families. These books are comprised of family history articles that originally appeared in the Genealogical Society of New Jersey’s journal, Genealogical

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