JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: "naturalization" question? #general


bette_sscf <bette_sscf@...>
 

Wendy Griswold wrote:
< 1. Little Ruchel immigrates to this country in 1906. She is about 6 or 7
years old. 2. In 1916 she marries a gentleman who was born in Brooklyn. 3.
On the 1915 census she is shown as an alien. 4. On the 1920 census she is
shown as naturalized.
Would she have derived citizenship >from her husband? Would there be a piece
of paper? Or would she have had to apply for citizenship? Or how do I find
out what the rules were then? >
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National Archives Prologue Magazine, Summer 1998, Vol. 30, No 2
"Any woman who is now or may hereafter be married . . ."
Women and Naturalization, ca. 1802-1940
By Marian L. Smith
<http://www.archives.gov/publications/prologue/1998/summer/women-and-naturalization-1.html >
[or http://tinyurl.com/ykhgjv --Mod.]

"Any woman who is now or may hereafter be married . . ."
Women and Naturalization, ca. 1802-1940, Part 2
<http://www.archives.gov/publications/prologue/1998/summer/women-and-naturalization-2.html >
[or http://tinyurl.com/2usybn --Mod.]

Bette Stoop Mas
USA

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