Re: 1910 Census lists German as language, but country of origin is "Russia. #ukraine #russia


pathetiq1@...
 

Bob, 
Some possible explanations 
A) for some  reasons he lied in the census. Did he declare the same in other censuses? 
B) the census taker made a mistake (not unusual) 
C) he was indeed a german speaker. Perhaps he had partly german origins. 
D) he was born in a place close to the Russian German border, 

You didn't give his name, have you tried to find any immigration or naturalization documents ? They will certainly give you some definite  answers. 
Happy new year ! 
--
Giannis Daropoulos 

Greece

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