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Re: [Prussian Genealogy] how to find a birth certificate

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  • Vicki
    Looks like Mecklenburg to me. Vicki ... From: karenakolling To: Sent: Monday, October 11, 2010 4:59
    Message 1 of 5 , Oct 11, 2010
      Looks like Mecklenburg to me.
      Vicki



      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "karenakolling" <katkolling@...>
      To: <prussiangenealogy@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Monday, October 11, 2010 4:59 PM
      Subject: [Prussian Genealogy] how to find a birth certificate


      > Hi,
      >
      > 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.
      >
      >
      >
      >
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    • Vicki
      This census says Muhlenburg. He is living with and aunt & uncle. 1900 United States Federal Census about John Kilguss Name: John Kilguss [Kilguss Kilguss]
      Message 2 of 5 , Oct 11, 2010
        This census says Muhlenburg. He is living with and aunt & uncle.

        1900 United States Federal Census
        about John Kilguss
        Name: John Kilguss
        [Kilguss Kilguss]
        [John Hilguss]
        Home in 1900: Providence Ward 1, Providence, Rhode Island
        Age: 28
        Birth Date: Mar 1872
        [26 Mar 1872]
        Birthplace: Germany
        [Muhlenberg, Germany]
        Race: White
        Gender: Male
        Immigration Year: 1888
        [1880]
        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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