JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Polk County (Des Moines) Naturalization Help #general


Sally M. Bruckheimer <sallybru@...>
 

Although I don't know anything about Des Moines, I was told by an Erie County, NY
clerk that during the 1930's, each county's naturalization records were collected
at the county hall and indexed-part of the depression era work. So I would say
try your county hall.

And at Erie County Hall, many of the clerks who do not handle the naturalization
records do not know they are there-so ask around if you get a 'don't know of any'
answer.

The exception, of course, is NYC, where there are many people going between
counties (boroughs) so that the records were collected at NARA.

Sally Bruckheimer
Harrison, NY

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