Re: French Nationality #general

Lifshitz-Krams Anne

-----Message d'origine-----
De : Fran Stark <franstark@...>
À : JewishGen Discussion Group <jewishgen@...>
Date : jeudi 10 février 2000 22:10
Objet : French Nationality

On the second
declaration, which was accepted, he renounced forever all allegiance to
The Republic of France. Since this petition was not denied am I correct
in assuming that he came to the U.S. with a French passport of some
sort? and if so, does this mean that he became a French citizen
sometime during the 10-12 years he lived in France?
It is a possibility. The 1889 french law for obtaining nationality says one
must have been living in France for 10 years (>from the declaration of his
arrival in the local concil of the town where he lives) , but it was
possible to shorten the delay by asking first "admission à domicile" after
one or two years of residence and then 3 years later ask for

I examined a lot of naturalization files >from 1815 to 1900 and have no file
for any Stark for the years 1890-1900 but I can have missed it (or may be
the name is not "Stark"?).
Anyway there is a way to know about it by having a look to the decree
For more information about french naturalization and how to obtain files,
see the paper written by S.Toublanc in the Revue du Cercle de Généalogie
Juive, n°57, spring 1999, p.25-28.

Anne Lifshitz-Krams
Cercle de Généalogie Juive (Paris)

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