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Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Signing in the 1860s

Who signed this declaration of intention in the 1860s in Illinois?

Monday, February 4, 2013

Do They Have to Tax My Alcohol?

Who appears on lines 34 and 35 of this Federal tax list from the southwest in the 1870s?

Sunday, February 3, 2013

I Will be an American

Who signed this mid-19th century declaration of intent to become a United States citizen?

Saturday, February 2, 2013

Yet Another Menarder

This man also signed a declaration of intention in Menard County, Illinois, in the 1860s

Friday, February 1, 2013

Another Future Menarder

This man declared his intention to become a United States citizen in Menard County, Illinois, in the 1860s

Thursday, January 31, 2013

A Menard Man I Will Be

Who signed this 1860 era declaration of intention in Menard County, Illinoi?

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

A Montgomery Man I'll Be

Who signed this declaration of intent in Montgomery County, Illinois, in the 19th century?

Monday, January 28, 2013

Sunday, January 27, 2013

Going to Make a Claim

What is the name of the homestead claimant underlined in red in the above image?

Saturday, January 26, 2013

An 1880 Era Phrase

Without using other sources--just what's in the image--can you read this phrase from an 1880 era federal record?

Friday, January 25, 2013

Applying for our Homestead

What are the names of these two homestead claimants from Nebraska?

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Why do They Abbreviate?

The name should be pretty easy. What's the word after the name in this early 19th century document?

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

A Springfielder Signs

Who signed this naturalization document in Illinois in the 1860s?

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Monday, January 21, 2013

Sunday, January 20, 2013

No Oscar for Me

Who gave up allegiance to Oscar, King of Sweden in 1892 in Ohio.

Saturday, January 19, 2013

An American in Berlin in 1903

This American citizen applied for a passport at the American Embassy in Berlin in 1903. What is his name?

Friday, January 18, 2013

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Another 1913er

This Hungarian declared his intent to become a United States citizen in Ohio in 1913. What is his name?

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

A 1913 Declaration

This immigrant declared their intent to naturalize in Ohio in 1913. What is the name?

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

A Hungarian Declares in 1913

This native of Hungary declared his intent to become a United States citizen in 1913 in Ohio.

Monday, January 14, 2013

A 1903 Declaration

This man declared his intention to become a United States citizen in 1903 in Ohio. What was his name?

Sunday, January 13, 2013

Going to Buy Olive Oil

This man applied for a passport in 1917--indicating he was travelling to purchase olive oil for his employer.

Saturday, January 12, 2013

Blue Dots From 1830

What names are by the blue dots in this 1830 census enumeration from Kentucky?

Friday, January 11, 2013

A New Englander Registers

This 37-year old registered for the World War I draft in New England. What is his name?

Thursday, January 10, 2013

Yet Another "Old Man" Registers

This man signed his "old men's draft" draft registration card during World War II. What was his name?

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Another "Old Man" Registers

Who signed this World War Two "old men's registration" draft registration card?

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Registering in the 1940s

What signature is on this World War II "old men's draft" draft card?

Monday, January 7, 2013

A German Declares His Intent in 1857

This German native declared his intent to naturalize in Illinois in 1857. What is his name?

Sunday, January 6, 2013

An 1857 Declaration

This native of England declared his intent to become United States citizen in 1857.