Re: [S-R] 1920 Census Citizenship
- Additional from 1920 enumerator instructions:
130. A married woman is to be reported with the same citizenship as her
131. A foreign-born [footnote 1 here] child under 21 years of age is to be
reported with the same citizenship (naturalized or alien) as the parents,
unless such child has taken out papers of declaration, in which case write
"Pa" Note that a person must be at least 18 years of age to take out papers
of declaration of intention to become a citizen.
132. Column 15. If naturalized, year of naturalization.-For every person
reported in column 14 as "Na" (naturalized), enter in column 15 the year in
which final papers of naturalization were issued. In case of persons
naturalized through the act of a parent, enter the date of the parent's
- I ran across this same thing last Thursday. I thought that my
relatives were naturalized in Penn., which didn't make sense since
they were living in Ohio. Thank you so much for clearing this up.
--- In SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com, "rabbit" <jec2@...> wrote:
> From the 1920 enumerator's instructions:
> 129. For a foreign-born male 21 years of age and over, or a
> unmarried female of that age, write-
> "NA" (for naturalized), if he, or she, has become a full
> either by taking out second
> or final papers of naturalization or, while he or
> under the age of 21 years, through
> the naturalization of either of the parents.
> "Pa" (for papers), if he, or she, has declared intention
> an American citizen and has taken
> out "first papers."
> "Al" (for alien), if he, or she, has taken no step
> an American citizen.
> Jim Crownover-