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June 2022 Meeting

June 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Passenger Lists for the Port of Boston, 1848-1891

This presentation will explain the differences between the U.S. Custom Lists and the State of Massachusetts lists. The speaker will show examples of these lists and tell the stories of our immigrants. This collection is of great importance as there are gaps in the Custom Lists.

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Speaker:  Janis Duffy

Janis Duffy is a past President of TIARA. She has led many tours to Ireland and Salt Lake City with TIARA. Janis has been pursuing her roots for over 35 years. She worked for 18 years at the Massachusetts State Archives as a Reference Archivist and 7 years as the Archivist at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy in Buzzards Bay. She retired in 2016 and has been searching for her ancestors ever since.




June 10
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm