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John Jwanauski Detained at Ellis Island

In John Jwanauski’s Declaration of Intention to become a citizen of the United States, he stated that, when he was 20 years old, he left his birthplace of Kovno, Russia, set sail from Bremen, Germany on the Grosser Kurfurst and, on December 15, 1912, arrived … Continue reading

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John Jwanauski's Declaration of Intention

Last month I received an email from Jay Evans who told me that he had been unsuccessfully looking for the Immigrant Passenger Manifest for John Jwanauski, and asked me if I had any suggestions. I asked Jay for more information and … Continue reading

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The Immigration of Stanislaw Markiewicz

The information provided in Stanislaw Markiewicz’ Certificate of Arrival provided the information necessary to find his Ellis Island Passenger Manifest.  A search of the Ellis Island website produced several immigrants with the name Stanislaw Markiewicz, one of whom immigrated on the correct … Continue reading

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The Petition for Naturalization of Stanislaw Markiewicz

Three years after filing his second Declaration of Intention to become a citizen of the United States, Stanislaw Markiewicz filed his Petition for Naturalization Stanislaw Markiewicz’ Petition for Naturalization – Front Stanislaw Markiewicz’ Petition for Naturalization – Back Click on … Continue reading

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The Declaration of Intention of Stanislaw Markiewicz

Stanislaw Markiewicz filed a Declaration of Intention to become a citizen of the United States on May 11, 1936.  This was the first step to becoming a citizen.  Under the laws in effect at that time, Stanislaw would have to … Continue reading

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The Certificate of Arrival for Stanislaw Markiewicz

While I was at the Massachusetts State Archives in Boston a few weeks ago, I found the Naturalization Papers for Stanislaw Markiewicz.  Stanislaw was the grandfather of my cousins’ cousins.  Let me explain…  My Uncle Michael Danko married Jean Skowronski, and my … Continue reading

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Josef Sarwetnik and the Kaiserin Auguste Victoria

Devi provided me with some additional information on her grandfather, Josef Sarwetnik (Joseph Savitt) that she obtained from her cousin.  The information was from her grandfather’s naturalization papers, which stated that Josef Sarwetnik arrived in New York on December 10, 1906 aboard the … Continue reading

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The Immigration of David Sarewetnik

While searching for records on the immigration of Jan Savitt, I came across the 1911 Immigrant Passenger List for a David Sarwetnik.  Much to my surprise, this individual stated on the manifest that he was going to stay with his … Continue reading

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A Brief Summary of My Trip to Boston

I’m back home now.  I’m really bushed so I think I’ll try to get to bed early tonight.  My body clock is now 3 hours ahead of Pacific Time, so I suspect I’ll be up extra early for work tomorrow! … Continue reading

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Immigration of Johann Dziurzyński and Pawel Goliński

John Dziurzyński was the brother of my paternal grandmother.  I have only two records for him, one of which is his Ellis Island Passenger Arrival Manifest.  John was listed on the passenger manifest as Johann Dzuzynski and he traveled to … Continue reading

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