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Subject: Re: Naturalization Records
Date: Sun, 21 Mar 1999 12:48:12 EST

In a message dated 3/21/99 9:16:49 AM Pacific Standard Time,

<< Was anyone that came form another county suppose to get Naturalize? >>

To be, or not to be, naturalized was a personal decision. One could not vote
without being naturalized and, in some instances, could not own/obtain land.
Since you indicate they weren't naturalized in 1920, I am assuming you are
referring to the census information for that year. Did the census say "AL or
alien" or "PA/papers applied" (for)? If it was the latter, then you should
look for their Declaration of Intent to become a citizen. This is where the
information is (after 1906).


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