Sassy Jane Genealogy

US and European Genealogy Research

Sassy Jane Genealogy

US and European Genealogy Research

Posts about naturalization records, alien records, and other citizenship-related records of immigrant ancestors, for genealogy research.

1 Dec 2021

Online Massachusetts Passenger Lists

By |1 Dec 2021|Immigrant Ancestors, Immigration Records, Naturalization Records|0 Comments

Today, a look at online Massachusetts passenger lists and indexes. Massachusetts passenger records include manifests for both transatlantic and Canadian ships and passengers' names. But they can be tricky. For decades , the Massachusetts [...]

14 Jun 2021

Virtual NGS 2021 with Sassy Jane

By |14 Jun 2021|Immigration Records, Naturalization Records, Presentations|0 Comments

Virtual NGS 2021 with Sassy Jane starts tomorrow. The NGS 2021 On-Demand! lecture series is available to view from home on your computer or mobile device. Virtual NGS 2021 On-Demand Viewing The National Genealogical Society [...]

4 Jan 2020

Digitization Grants for 2020

By |4 Jan 2020|African American Genealogy, Digital Collections, Naturalization Records|0 Comments

Digitization grants for 2020 were recently announced by the National Archives and Records Administration. Digitization Grants of Interest to Genealogists Unified Court Systems of New York State to support digitizing and making available freely [...]

8 Mar 2016

Women Lost U.S. Citizenship When Marrying

By |8 Mar 2016|Naturalization Records, Sassy Jane Genealogy Guides|6 Comments

At certain times in the early 20th century, women lost U.S. citizenship when marrying foreign-born men. The U.S. Expatriation Act of 1907 mandated that all women acquired their husband’s nationality upon marriage. As a result, [...]

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