Category Archives: Naturalizations

Naturalization Nirvana, Nightmares, and Nuance: Colonial Clarity British Records (Part 2.1)

Though the laws made colonial citizenship confusing, I hope to clarify where you may find records of your ancestors. Depending on the record sought will dictate what repository that will have to be searched. There have been several books, articles, … Continue reading

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Naturalization Nirvana, Nightmares, and Nuances: Colonial Complications (Part 2.0)

Colonial naturalizations can be summed up in one word, COMPLICATED. Before the formation of the United States, there were naturalization and citizenship processes in the thirteen colonies governed mainly by British law but vast portions of today‚Äôs country fell under … Continue reading

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Naturalization Nirvana, Nightmares, and Nuances (Part 1)

Genealogists tend to lump immigration and naturalization into the same category. I have seen countless numbers of classes, articles, and books that do this very thing. Sadly most only gloss over both processes never giving much detail about either. Immigration … Continue reading

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