It has taken a long time but now, thanks to the efforts of Megan Smolenyak Smolenyak and others Annie Moore is finally getting the recognition she deserves. Annie, who was first to pass thru Ellis Island has been positively identified and is to get a proper memorial. This is our tribute to Annie.
Incidentally, Megan’s research is a classic example of first rate genealogy detective work and the story helped to raise the profile of genealogy in the mainstream press worldwide. Here is a typical example from the International Herald Tribune:
Genealogical detective story begins at Ellis Island