Time: 2:00PM - 4:30PM
Type: Featured Event, Genealogy
Age Group: adults, teens ages 13-18 years
Welcome to America
Join staff member Irene B. Walters for two programs designed to help you learn more about your immigrant ancestors. Reservations required, please call 832-393-2600.
Crossing the Wide Blue Seas: passenger lists of our ancestors
Since the discovery of the New World ships have been bringing passengers to our shores to start new lives. Some of these voyages were well documented and some were not. In this talk we will be discussing how to find evidence of your ancestors on passenger lists.
A Nation of Immigrants: U.S. naturalization and genealogy
In this talk we will discuss the history of naturalization laws and requirements in the United States and how this affected your ancestors and their naturalizations. We will also discuss using naturalization records for genealogical research, what you may find, and how to find it.