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Immigration mystery (Certificate of Arrival doesn't match name)

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Re: Immigration mystery (Certificate of Arrival doesn't match name)

Posted: 9 Aug 2013 5:23AM GMT
Classification: Query

What was the family name?

Do you have records from Russia that indicate "this was never the family name"?

Anything is possible, it was not uncommon for immigrants to "share" passports, as until c. 1920 passports did not contain photos. You can be certain the COA is for the person listed on the manifest as on July 11, 1924 a check was done to ensure that he had been in the US long enough to apply for Citizenship. Also the COA number 1600C-31994 was recorded

Robert Jerin
Croatian Heritage Museum
Cleveland Ohio
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chechelnyk 7 Aug 2013 12:49PM GMT 
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chechelnyk 8 Aug 2013 12:48AM GMT 
Robert Jerin 9 Aug 2013 11:23AM GMT 
chechelnyk 9 Aug 2013 1:35PM GMT 
Robert Jerin 10 Aug 2013 12:35AM GMT 
chechelnyk 28 Aug 2013 1:41PM GMT 
Robert Jerin 29 Aug 2013 11:04AM GMT 
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