Naturalization Records

Naturalization Records and Minor Children

June 6, 2021 As I described last week, minor children have been eligible for derivative citizenship in the U.S. since 1790. Minor children who immigrated with their father have automatically become citizens themselves when their father did since the first citizenship laws were enacted. Starting in 1922 when women were allowed to obtain citizenship in […]

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Women’s Derivative Citizenship and Naturalization Records

Typically, it’s more difficult to research our female ancestors than our male ones. Few genealogical records exist for women because they could not vote, usually did not own land or control any other sort of property. If you are looking for naturalization records for women, you can add those records to the list of documents […]

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