Re: [SLOVAK-ROOTS] naturalization & passport questions
- That's an interesting question -- I had a great-aunt who went back to
Slovakia around 1905 for a visit and did not make it home in time, so that
one of the children was known in the family as the "wetback" because he was
Please let us know what you find out about the visas etc.
----- Original Message -----
From: "David Pitoniak" <pitoniakd@...>
Sent: Thursday, December 14, 2000 11:23 AM
Subject: Re: [SLOVAK-ROOTS] naturalization & passport questions
> If she never became a US citizen I don't think she
> would have a US Passport. She would have maintained a
> passport from her own country. You might check to see
> if she had a Visa to come here. I'm not sure how you
> would do that though. Maybe you could check with the
> US embassy in Washington. They would have had to issue
> a visa for her, assuming they had visas back then.
> --- "J. Michutka" <jmm@...> wrote:
> > Two questions: Has anyone tried getting a New York
> > Naturalization
> > Petition? I specifically want to know if there's a
> > charge, if you were
> > billed or paid some set fee in advance. I called
> > the NY County Clerk
> > today, and I couldn't get a clear answer from the
> > person who took my call
> > (I don't think he could give a clear answer to "what
> > time is it?"); very
> > frustrating.
> > Second question: My great grandmother came to the
> > US, a couple of years
> > later (1906) went back to Slovakia for a few years,
> > and then came back to
> > the US permanently (ca. 1909). I don't think she
> > ever became a citizen,
> > almost certainly not at this early stage. Would she
> > have needed a passport
> > (ca. 1906) to leave the US? I tried looking this up
> > in a couple of books
> > and on a website, but no place did anything state
> > that even non-US-citizens
> > (resident aliens, I guess we'd call them now) had to
> > apply for a US
> > passport. Wow, it'd be great if I could find a
> > document like that for her!
> > Thanks for any help!
> > Julie Michutka
> > jmm@...
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- I uploaded a screen shot of the 1828 land census from Hungary. It is for Maly Lipnik, Slovakia which was then Lipnyik, Hungary. Just wanted to share my find as multiple ancestors are listed.
The full document is at
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