Tag Archives: Immigration/Emigration

William COTTER and Catherine (SHANAHAN) COTTER: From Ireland to America 1849 – 52 Ancestors (Ancestors 46 and 47)

William COTTER and Catherine (SHANAHAN) COTTER were already married when they emigrated from Ireland to New York in 1849. They brought some of their children with them, and some were born in the USA.

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Barbara (GENGEL) HAAS (1816-1899): Gave Birth on the Voyage to America – 52 Ancestors (Ancestor 27)

My great-great grandmother Barbara (GENGEL) HAAS was born in Württemberg, Germany, on 15 February 1816 (1), exactly 150 years to the day before I was born. I would say that’s pretty close to my birthday, which is this week’s 52 Ancestors … Continue reading

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