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Re: Two Cook County Court Naturalization Indexe for Leo Janicki
Posted by: Norbert Stevens (ID *****7365) Date: December 14, 2012 at 11:19:53
In Reply to: Re: Two Cook County Court Naturalization Indexe for Leo Janicki by Eire TwoBee of 56445

Hi,
I think that both of the Naturalization indexes are for your subject. Your Leo Janicki was a skilled workman. According to the census and draft registration documents, He was a machinist and tool & die maker with obvious managerial skills.
There are more similarities in the two Cook County Court indexes then there are differences.
I did see a New York arrival record for the “other” Leo Janicki from Pogorzale. He arrived on August 21, 1910 on board the S.S. Nieuw Amsterdam that sailed from Rotterdam. His mother was Apolonia and his father was Franciszek. He was 18 years old and single when he arrived from “Pogorzelle, Kal.”. Perhaps this was a cousin to your subject. It was the tradition back then to name and rename the children after their ancestors.
I trust that you saw the September 7, 1909 arrival record for Leon “Jamicki” (hereafter referred to as Leon). He arrived on the S.S. Rotterdam that sailed from Rotterdam. According to the manifest, Leon’s father’s name was Thomas who at the time of the passage was living in “Pogorzela”. Leon’s destination was 3209 Wall Street (changed to May Street in 1936) where he was going to join his Uncle Franciszek (perhaps the father of Leo in the previous paragraph).
Maybe Tad can help you reconcile Leon’s place of birth listed in the manifest as “Nagrojowa” with the other locations of Pogorzela and “Grechowo/Grefofa”.
The ship manifest annotation “11-39074” was a verification of Leon’s arrival by the U.S. naturalization officials. “11” translates to the U.S. District Courts of Northern Illinois and “39074” would be the number assigned to Leon’s Certificate of Arrival. see
http://www.jewishgen.org/InfoFiles/Manifests/
Best regards,
Norbert


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