Saturday, February 25, 2012

Genealogy Tip About Naturalization Documents

Michael John Neill who writes the ever-valuable “Genealogy Tip of the Day”, had on recently that directs our attention to the people who vouched for our ancestors when they submitted their 2d papers for naturalization.

The requirement was for two people to attest to the qualifications of citizenship for the applicant. He points out that those two were probably neighbors, and could have been relatives, and had to be citizens themselves. This opens many doors for additional research.

Read Michael’s tip at Genealogy Tip of the Day: Who Signed Their Naturalization?

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