President James Abram Garfield, the 20th President of the United States, 7th cousin 5x removed

President James Abram Garfield is my 7th cousin 5x removed. The ancestor who connects us as relatives is, Francis Newcombe, my 11th great grandfather. Historical narrative. James Abram Garfield (November 19, 1831 – September 19, 1881) had been the 20th president of the United States. Garfield served from March 4, 1881, until their death byContinue reading “President James Abram Garfield, the 20th President of the United States, 7th cousin 5x removed”

The history of the Immigration Act in the United States

The Immigration Act of 1882 was a United States federal law signed by President Chester A. Arthur on August 3, 1882. It imposed a head tax on noncitizens for the United States who stumbled on American ports and restricted certain classes of people from immigrating to America, including criminals, the insane, or “any person unableContinue reading “The history of the Immigration Act in the United States”