Thank you for your help!!!
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From: "Maureen Pulignano" <deefalt@...>
Sent: Thursday, March 08, 2001 6:56 AM
Subject: Re: [S-R] Digest Number 528
> > He moved
> > > to the Saginaw are of Michigan. Some of his children spelled it with
> > > the extra 'E' and some did not.
> > Was your great GF naturalized ?
> > Naturalization papers usually list surname birth place ?
> > In what year did he emigrate to the U.S. via NYC port of entry
> > (Ellis Island) ?
> > Check the 1910 and 1920 Census. They will tell you if he was naturalized
> > they will tell you what year he entered the US. Allow a year or two
> Once you know the time-frame for naturalization (i.e., between 1910 and
> you can contact the NARA for that region via email and ask them to search
> the papers. If they find them, they will let you know and tell you to send
> for copies. I got my grandfather's papers out of the Philadelphia NARA in
> days from the date of my email!
> Even if he was not naturalized, you can search the soundex index of
> arrivals -- probably starting with NYC. The year of entry listed on the
> will help with this.
> Good luck!
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