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Schubert Family immigration

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Re: Schubert Family immigration

Posted: 18 Feb 2013 8:05AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Schubert
"No I haven't, as I live in WA state. I heard before 1922, that there were no requirements to be Naturalized. I don't know for sure."

My ancestor Thos. Rebholz probably heard that too because he didn't complete the naturalization process after arriving in 1856, although he did fill out a "Declaration of Intent" form. But his son Andrew, who was 6 mo old in 1856, did have to complete the process to keep his civil service job as a fireman. He filled out 3 Declaration forms from the 1880s-c. 1910 which stale-dated until he finally completed the paperwork for citizenship prior to retiring.

So you should consider posting a request for a look-up in Declaration of Intent indeces at Milwaukee County Historical Society (be sure to include that important death date). The information on those forms is basic: Country of emigration, port of entry & date; hopefully an authentic signature (not the clerk's).
Other places that immigration hints may be found are family newspaper clippings, sometimes including those of the next generation.

"Milwaukee's German Newspapers; an index of death notices and related items" (1844-1950).
Gary Rebholz, compiler/editor
Milwaukee Wis.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
ranslady 9 Feb 2009 6:03AM GMT 
rebholzgary 11 Feb 2013 2:42PM GMT 
ranslady 17 Feb 2013 4:17PM GMT 
rebholzgary 18 Feb 2013 3:05PM GMT 
ELLinSpain 12 Feb 2013 8:56AM GMT 
ranslady 17 Feb 2013 4:12PM GMT 
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