Re: Ellis Island search note
Your correct - it is an easier way - no fussing around with name modifications
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Joy Weaver <joyweave@...> wrote:
> Art, I should have explained further.
> Yes, it does take you to the Ellis Island site and you do have to sign
> in there (free).
> The beauty of the link I sent is that once you sign in at the Ellis
> Island site, you get a list of names exactly fitting the criteria you
> entered instead of having to keep adding or deleting search elements as
> you would at the search page that Ellis Island site provides.
> You would be able to search, for example, in one swoop: given name,
> surname (by partial spelling, soundex, or exact), town (also with
> spelling variations), age range, date-range, ship, ethnicity, and get a
> list that includes all those elements.
> I know that the Ellis Island site has incorporated some of that
> flexibility, but I still don't think it's as flexible as this one.
> email@example.com wrote:
> I tried the link - but when clicking on the search results, it took me
> to ellisisland.
> org to log in.
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org
> <mailto:genealogyresearchclub%40yahoogroups.com>, Joy Weaver
> <joyweave@> wrote:
> > There's an easier search page for Ellis Island than the one provided at
> > the Ellis Island site:
> > http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/EIDB/ellisgold.html