My Immigrant Ancestors: Ellen Joyce

This example of Immigration in the USA is taken from my own family tree.

Ellen Joyce and Henry James Myers

Relationship to me: Great Grandparents

Ellen “Nellie” Joyce
1892-1928

  • Birth Location: Boherbee, Ireland
  • Immigration Year: 1911
  • US Residence: Boston, MA
  • Native Languages: English
  • Occupation: Housewife
  • Education: Literate (able to read and write).
  • Naturalization Status: Listed in 1920 census as having been naturalized.
  • Number of children: 6

Henry James Myers (Mayotte) (Maillotte) (Miers) (Mailhot)
1887 – 1957

  • Birth Location: Taftville, CT
  • Immigration Year: N/A
  • US Residence: Boston, MA
  • Native Languages: English
  • Occupation: Railroad Brakeman
  • Education: Either no education or an 8th grade education, depending on the census. Literate (able to read and write).
  • Naturalization Status: Never mentioned. Parents were born in Canada. Citizenship is assumed.
  • Number of children: 8 (second wife had at two children)

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