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

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, [...]

2 May 2014

New Immigrant Ancestors Guide Available

By |2 May 2014|Genealogy, Immigration Records, Naturalization Records, Sassy Jane Genealogy Guides|0 Comments

My new Immigrant Ancestors Guide is now available. Discovering Immigrant Ancestors has 25 pages of active links to essential and little-known resources on immigration and naturalization for European ancestors arriving at all ports in the United States.. [...]

4 Apr 2014

New Sassy Jane Guide Coming in May

By |4 Apr 2014|Genealogy, Immigration Records, Naturalization Records, Sassy Jane Genealogy Guides|0 Comments

"The Immigrant: Is He an Acquisition or a Detriment?" Judge, 19 Sep 1903 (Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division,  LC-USZC4-3659) There's a new Sassy Jane guide coming in May. Discovering Immigrant [...]