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United States Overland Travel 1784 to 1839, National Road ...

Details: Jul 14, 2014  · While the National Road was created in the 19th century, it was conceived and encouraged by George Washington in the mid 1700s. He understood the importance of an easy travel route westward. Interest was further sparked by land agent Albert Gallatin in Washington’s time, and later involved in the funding as Thomas Jefferson’s Treasury Secretary.

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United States Overland Travel 1784 to 1839, Zanes Trace ...

Details: Overland Travel, 1784-1839 [edit | edit source] The demand for improved roads was great. The Wilderness Road through the Cumberland Gap was improved somewhat to allow wagon traffic. There was some improvement too in the old roads east of the Alleghenies, particularly across New York and Pennsylvania.

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American Samoa, Passenger Lists and Travel Documents ...

Details: American Samoa, Passenger Lists and Travel Documents, 1918-1965. This article describes a collection of records at FamilySearch.org. American Samoa, United States: Flag of the United States of America US Flag 1912-1959 (48 stars) ...

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FamilySearch • Free Family Trees and Genealogy Archives

Details: Dec 10, 2019  · Nonprofit and free. FamilySearch is an international, nonprofit organization dedicated to helping all people discover their family story. About FamilySearch Donate. Genealogical Society of Utah (now FamilySearch) ca. 1917.

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US Migration Trails and Roads • FamilySearch

Details: Other Wiki Pages [edit | edit source]. Many other US Migration Trails and Roads.. Internet Sites [edit | edit source]. Cyndi's List - Migration Routes, Roads and Trails links to Internet genealogical resources about traces, trails, roads and related mailing lists, geography, settlers, and societies.; There were several major migration trails across the United States, and many shorter state or ...

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Oregon Trail • FamilySearch

Details: The Oregon Trail went from western Missouri across the Great Plains into the Rocky Mountains to Oregon City, Oregon. It was most heavily used in the 1840s, 1850s, and 1860s. It was the longest historic overland migration trail in North America. The length of the wagon trail from the Missouri River to …

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Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel from 1847 to 1868 ...

Details: Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel from 1847 to 1868. This site is a database of Mormon pioneers who came to the Salt Lake Valley by wagon train or handcart from 1847 to 1868. The usage of "Mormon" and "LDS" on this page is approved according to current policy.

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Free Online New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1897

Details: Mar 30, 2016  · National Archive’s micropublication M237, “Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, 1820-1897,” has been digitized and made available for free on the Internet at the FamilySearch Historical Record Collections and Internet Archive websites. See the table below for links to the online passenger lists.

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United States Migration to Ohio, Northwest Territory ...

Details: Jan 07, 2016  · Following the Revolutionary War, for the next 25 years, Ohio became the primary destination of westward bound pioneers because of the fertile farmland in the Ohio River Valley. Some families stayed for the remainder of their lives. Others simply passed through on their way west. The state is rich in history and bountiful in genealogical records.

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British Colonial American Roads and Trails, Braddocks Road ...

Details: It was a natural travel route between the Blue Ridge and the more formidable Appalachian Mountains on the western side of the valley. The Conestogas rumbled through Winchester, founded in 1744, and continued south by southwest—with the impenetrable Appalachians looming …

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British Colonial American Roads and Trails, The Kings ...

Details: Sep 14, 2020  · Before 1790 water travel was the preferred transportation because roads were little more than trails. Land transportation posed a major problem in the British colonies. Initially, the colonists simply followed the old Indian trails or more commonly used the waterways. Nonetheless, as people migrated into the interior, roads between the new settlements became necessary.

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India Emigration and Immigration • FamilySearch

Details: At the back of the Bombay Calendar and Almanac and the Madras Almanac, there are lists of shipping departures from India to various ports in England. The lists include the name of the British passengers and notes the presence of a native servant. However, they do not usually give the name of the servant. Occasionally free native passengers may be named. Published lists of passages to and from ...

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