In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, Ancestry.com will be offering free access to its immigration records starting now and ending at 11:59 Pacific Time on Thursday, March 17.
When did your grandmother leave her homeland? Did she travel alone or with family? Types of records available will include passenger and crew lists, naturalization records, emigrant records and alien depositions.
The records come from all over the United States and such countries as: New Zealand, Australia, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, South Africa, Sweden, the Netherlands, Belgium and Brazil.
You will need a free Ancestry.com account to search the free records. After the free access period ends you will be only able to view the record with a subscription.
To begin searching, go to: https://www.ancestry.com/search/categories/immigration_records/