Immigrant example: Researching Hiram B. Ferverda (1854-1925)

My client and friend Roberta Estes blogged about her great-grandfather, Hiram Bauke Ferverda (1854-1925). Her blog post tells about the early years of Hiram, who grew up in Friesland before emigrating to the United States at the age of 14, based on research I did for her. The article highlights the results and features Roberta's own visits to the places where Hiram lived. I¬†thought I would share how I discovered Hiram Ferverda in Dutch records, a key step when researching immigrants, as an … [Read more...]