06 February 2007

Can You Read It?


This German native's signature comes from his late nineteenth century naturalization.

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Blogger Miriam said...

Joes. (or Jon) Lyub (u with an umlaut)

10:01 AM  
Blogger Michael John Neill said...

The name is supposed to be Jan Hüls.

This is from his naturalization in Hancock County, Illinois, in the 1880s. Jan is a first cousin of my great-great-grandfather.

The whole document has been scanned here:

http://www.rootdig.com/immigrate/hancockcounty/jann_huls.html


Michael

5:15 PM  

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