- Here is an article I found at Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter
This Thursday is Thanksgiving Day in the United States. On this day,
we remember the many brave immigrants who persevered in the face of
hardships to create a better life for themselves and their
descendants. All Americans owe thanks to their ancestors, whether they
arrived on the Mayflower or in the centuries thereafter. This is an
excellent week to spend a bit of time researching your immigrant
ancestors, regardless of their arrival date.
While 102 souls arrived in Plimoth in 1620, nearly half of them died
the first winter ...
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