Apr 07, 2021 · From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Peter Gawthorne (1 September 1884 – 17 March 1962) was an Anglo-Irish actor, probably best known for his roles in the films of Will Hay and other popular British comedians of the 1930s and 1940s. Gawthorne was one of Britain's most called-upon supporting actors during this period.
4 days ago · Edward G. Robinson (born Emanuel Goldenberg; Yiddish: ײמאַנועל גאָלדענבערג ; December 12, 1893 – January 26, 1973) was a Romanian American actor of stage and screen during Hollywood's Golden Age.
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The United States Emigration and Immigration Wiki article provides several important sources for finding information about immigrants. These nationwide sources include many references to people who settled in New York. The Tracing Immigrant OriginsWiki article introduces the principles, search strategies, and additional record types you can use to identify an immigrant ancestor's original hometown.Immigrant Ships Transcriber's Guild - New York Arrivals - Vol. 1, vol. 2, Vol. 3, Vol. 4. Vol. 5, Vol. 6List of Early Immigrants to New Netherland...From Manuscripts of Teunis G. Bergen, The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Vol. 14-15, e-book
Immigration to the United States was relatively low until the second half of the 19th century, despite encouragement from the federal government for able-bodied individuals to settle western lands. Few laws protected these immigrants upon arrival in the United States. The lack of regulation or legislation concerning immigration meant that foreigners who arrived in New York City were often found knocking on the doors of almshouses or city hospitals in desperate need of help. The state of New York passed the responsibility of immigrants to New York City but still provided financial support to help fund this expensive endeavor. In 1824 New York passed the Passenger Act, which made the vessels arriving at the Port of New York partly responsible for the expenses associated with the needy immigrants they transported to and deposited in New York City. More regulations (from both the United States government and the State of New York) were enacted in the 1830s and 1840s to protect both immi...
New York City was the major port of entry for immigrants coming to the United States. Colonial Lists. Passenger lists for some colonial immigrants exist. The New York State Archives has microfilmed the New York customs house records dating from about 1730, but these do not name passengers. Many early immigrants are named in: 1. Filby, P. William. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index. Detroit, Michigan: Gale Research, 1981–1996. Available at Ancestry ($); (Family History Library book Ref 973 W32p.) Most comprehensive index available of published passenger lists from 1607 to about 1900. Supplemental volumes have been issued annually. Some of the volumes are on microfilm. A comprehensive list of about 140,000 immigrants to America from Britain is: 1. Coldham, Peter Wilson. The Complete Book of Emigrants, 1607–1776 and Emigrants in Bondage, 1614–1775. [Novato, California]: Brøderbund Software, 1996. Available at Ancestry($). Includes New York immigrants. May show British hometown, emig...
Pre-Revolutionary War.Before 1775 settlement in New York was confined to the Hudson, Mohawk, Schoharie, and Delaware valleys until after the Revolutionary War. During and after the war, New Yorkers loyal to the King of England emigrated to Canada and elsewhere. The Revolutionary War temporarily halted further expansion into the interior. Once the war was over and the title to western lands was obtained from the Iroquois in 1786, New Englanders flocked to all parts of the state. In the two decades after the war, 500,000 new settlers came into New York, and the state tripled its population. Pre-Civil War.Before 1861 cities along migration routes such as Utica, Syracuse, Rochester, and Buffalo prospered. Natives of other states such as New Jersey, Connecticut, and Vermont moved to New York in large numbers during the pre-Civil War era. Ethnic groups. Large numbers of Irish and Germans came to New York cities in the mid-1800s. New York was the destination for millions of southern and ea...
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