Re: [Prussian Genealogy] how to find a birth certificate
- Looks like Mecklenburg to me.
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From: "karenakolling" <katkolling@...>
Sent: Monday, October 11, 2010 4:59 PM
Subject: [Prussian Genealogy] how to find a birth certificate
> I've just started to really work on my German ancestry, and I wonder if
> anyone can give me a clue about how to locate a birth certificate for my
> grandfather's brother, John Kilguss.
> Here is a link to his passport (only the right side page is his). Would
> you guess the town he was born in? We have puzzled over the handwriting
> and come up with several candidates.
> I know he was born in March 26, 1872, but think he may have been adopted
> by my great grandparents, so I am not sure what parents' names would show
> on his birth certificate.
> Once I know the town name, is there some place a list of addresses for
> towns to write to for birth records?
> Thanks a lot.
> Yahoo! Groups Links
- This census says Muhlenburg. He is living with and aunt & uncle.
1900 United States Federal Census
about John Kilguss
Name: John Kilguss
Home in 1900: Providence Ward 1, Providence, Rhode Island
Birth Date: Mar 1872
[26 Mar 1872]
Immigration Year: 1888
Relationship to Head of House: Nephew
Father's Birthplace: Germany
Mother's Birthplace: Germany
Marital Status: Single
Occupation: View on Image
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Gottlieb Ruoff 49
Elizabeth Ruoff 42
Amelia E Ruoff 31
John G Ruoff 15
Charles E Ruoff 11
John Kilguss 28
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