[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Need help with county of birth on a naturalization

Paul Rakow paul.rakow at cantab.net
Fri Mar 27 09:36:07 PDT 2015


      I would suggest it's Liegnitz, Schlesien, if we are looking
 for a Kreis (county).

            Paul Rakow

On Fri, March 27, 2015 13:00, Marcia Ritke-Momose wrote:
> I could use some help trying to figure out the place name where my
> g-uncle Johann Karl Gottlieb Baum was from. Naturalization form states
> County of ?Leniz? Germany.
> Gottlieb immigrated to the US in the year 1892 and was naturalized in
> 1898. He renounces the Emperor of Germany on 22 March 1898 on his
> naturalization.
> Later, in the 1920 census, he states he was born in ?Schlasen? (most
> likely ?Schlesien") Germany.
> I can scan the documents, but can someone tell me where to upload them?
> Thanks in advance.
> Marcia Ritke-Momose
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