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These Old Passport Applications May Hold the Missing Genealogy Info You Need

Summary

 

Many family historians are not aware of the fact that millions of passport applications were collected by the US Department of State between the years of 1795 and 1925.

These applications are kept by the National Archives and Record Administration (NARA) and are packed full of personal information that can help you in your research – such as birth date and location, name of father or husband, names of children, occupation and much more. In some case, there are even photographs.

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