Day: March 14, 2016

Brick Walls

Examining Naturalization Dockets for Joseph Geissler

As discussed in Joseph Geissler: An American Father, Joseph was born in Baden and immigrated to Franklin County, Ohio prior to 1858. He received a naturalization certificate which was passed down through the family and is currently in my distant cousin’s possession. Had he not had the original certificate hanging on the family wall in […]

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