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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 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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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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A New Look at Immigrant Passenger Manifests

Many people have found the Passenger Arrival Manifests for their Immigrant Ancestors on the Ellis Island Records site.  I have found the Passenger manifests for all of my grandparents and several other relatives.  Only recently, however, have I started to take … Continue reading

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Certificates of Citizenship

Friday’s entry completed the story of my grandfather’s immigration and naturalization experiences, but I didn’t post Kostanty Niedzialkowski’s Certificate of Naturalization (clicking on the link above will bring up a PDF file, and clicking on the image below will bring … Continue reading

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The Petition for Naturalization

Kostanty Niedzialkowski obtained a Certificate of Arrival on April 5, 1935 and filed a new Declaration of Intention April 27, 1935.  He had to wait at least three years but no more than seven years before filing a Petition for … Continue reading

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The Certificate of Arrival

My grandfather, Kostanty Niedzialkowski, filed his Declaration of Intention to become a citizen of the United States in 1917.  The Declaration was required by the Act of January 29, 1795. A few years before Kostanty arrived in the United States, immigration … Continue reading

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