Annie Moore Research Notes

Annie Moore Found!


Here are some sources for information on Annie Moore's discovery.
bullet Megan's Roots World
bullet Scotsman
bullet NY Times

The Hunt for Annie Moore

Annie Moore was the first person to enter the U.S. through Ellis Island. Her life after arriving was thought to have been well-known, but Megan Smolenyak Smolenyak has called the accepted story into question, going as far as to offer a reward of $1000 for the discovery of what really happened to Annie Moore.

Read about the hunt at Megan's Roots World.

Sources and Data

Original source documents for information on Annie Moore and data on her:



The results of research in historical records:
bulletCensus records
bulletMarriage records
bulletDeath records
bulletBirth records
bulletDraft cards

Research Summary

Chronological summary and mapping of records for Annie and her family.