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  • IrishArt
    Joy Your correct - it is an easier way - no fussing around with name modifications Art
    Message 1 of 4 , Jan 24, 2010
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      Joy

      Your correct - it is an easier way - no fussing around with name modifications

      Art

      --- In genealogyresearchclub@yahoogroups.com, 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.
      >
      > Joy
      >
      > genealogyresearchclub@yahoogroups.com wrote:
      >
      > I tried the link - but when clicking on the search results, it took me
      > to ellisisland.
      > org to log in.
      >
      > Art
      >
      > --- In genealogyresearchclub@yahoogroups.com
      > <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
      > <http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/EIDB/ellisgold.html>
      >
      >
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