I hope everyone had a great Easter. Today is National Ellis Island Family History Day ! On this day in 1907,just under 12,000 names were recorded as passing through Ellis Island. During that entire year,over 1 million immigrants were processed through Ellis Island which was the busiest immigrant inspection station from 1892 to 1924.. It was the Gateway for millions of immigrants to pass through into the United States..So do some research and find out if any of your ancestors came through Ellis Island You just might be surprised !