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From: "Donna" <>
Subject: Re: [NORCAL] naturalization in the mid-1800's
Date: Fri, 18 Apr 2008 16:46:03 -0700
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And did they have to remain in the same place for those 2 years?
donna in spokane


----- Original Message -----
From: "Betty" <>
To: <>
Sent: Friday, April 18, 2008 4:30 PM
Subject: Re: [NORCAL] naturalization in the mid-1800's


> To All,
> They had to Read, Write and speak English, take a test and have a sponsor.
> I think it took 7 years to prove your worthiness to become a citizen.
> All I can remember was the test was on different wars and presidents we
> have
> had,
> Declaration of independence abd stuff like that.
> Betty
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Friday, April 18, 2008 2:49 PM
> Subject: Re: [NORCAL] naturalization in the mid-1800's
>
>
>>
>> Pat,
>> There was usually a waiting period of a 2 years or more between applying
>> for
>> the first and final papers. I have never heard of any type of test
>> being
>> given duiing the time period you stated.
>> Ken T.
>>
>> In a message dated 4/18/2008 3:37:15 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
>> writes:
>>
>>
>> I know today that people who want to become citizens of the United
>> States
>> have to take a written test.
>>
>> I had two greats and two great great grandfathers became citizens of the
>> United States between 1848 and 1878. I have copies of all four
>> citizenship
>> documents so know they had to renounce their allegiance to their
>> previous
>> country's monach, have some one say they were of good character and etc.
>>
>> I can find no information concerning when or if they had to taken a
>> written
>> test. Does any one know what other requirements they had to meet before
>> becoming citizens?
>>
>> Your help will be appreciated. Pat
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