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David Pitts contributed this page from LDS microfilm.
Patti Gillespie gensearcherpatti@gmail.com also sent in the information she found in the Circuit Court-Criminal Office at Decatur.

There are just a few records that we put here in hopes that someone might find them with the little site searcher on page http://www.wisecountytexas.info/

The original records were sent to the U. S. Naturalization and Immigration Office 302 Post Office Building, Houston Texas (unknown year).

 

Wise County Texas Naturalization Records

LDS film 1845256, Item 3

The original records were sent to the U. S. Naturalization and Immigration Office 302 Post Office Building, Houston Texas (unknown year).

Edward Cunningham, Declaration of Intention to become a citizen filed in Osage County Kansas Oct 24, 1884.

Petition filed to District Court, Wise County Texas. Edward Cunningham of Bridgeport Texas, Coal Miner, born July 26, 1862, Donegal Ireland, emigrated to the United States from Glasgow Scotland Dec 28, 1882 and arrived in New York on the vessel Circassia. He was not married at the time of his petition, signed October 14, 1907. Oath of Allegiance signed June 15, 1908

Franz Wolff of Bridgeport Texas, born July 26, 1885 in Newdorf Germany emigrated from Hischberg Germany Dec 2, 1901, and arrived at Galveston Texas on the vessel Nord Deutchen Loyd. Declaration of Intention signed Dec. 31, 1901. Petition signed Dec 31, 1907 and Jan 8, 1910.

Hugh Cunningham, of Bridgeport Texas, a coal miner, was born Sept 5, 1854 in Donegal Ireland. Emigrated from Glasgow Scotland, Aug 5, 1880 and arrived in New York on the California. Declaration of Intention to become a citizen, filed in Lendon, Osage County Kansas March 20, 1882. Petition signed Nov 1, 1909.

Theodore Johnson of Bridgeport Texas, a coal miner, was born July 2, 1868 in Skara Sweden. Emigrated from Gutenbugh Sweden on Sept 18, 1887, and arrived in New York (no vessel or date named). Declaration of Intention to become a citizen filed on Sept 17, 1892 in Lindon Kansas (Osage County). Petition signed Nov 1, 1898.

Thomas Gower of Bridgeport Texas, a coal miner, was born Feb 13, 1873 at Masteg Wales. Emigrated from Masteg Wales on Jan. 5, 1880 and arrived in New York aboard the vessel Alvasshi. Declaration of Intention to become a citizen, filed in Decatur Texas on March 18, 1909, Petition signed March 29, 1911, Signed again Aug 17, 1912.

Stefan Schmidt of Alvord, a farmer, was born April 28, 1879 in StrAlmas Hungary.

He emigrated to the United States from Fiume Hungary on April 10, 1905, and arrived in New York on the vessel Panonie. Declaration of Intention to become a citizen filed on Sept 8, 1910 in Chicago. Petition signed June 21, 1913.

He has 6 children:

Frankie Schmidt, born June 30, 1902 in StrAlmas Hungary.

Stefan Schmidt, born Dec 6, 1903 in StrAlmas Hungary.

Mary Rosalia Schmidt, born July 14, 1905 in ?

Johan Wilikin Schmidt, born May 13, 1907 in Chicago.

Margarete Joseph Schmidt, born July 20, 1907 in Alvord Texas.

Theresia Kathrine Schmidt, born Dec 20, 1912 in Alvord Texas.

Ernst Pietsch of Decatur Texas, a farmer, was born Dec 2, 1863 in Ober Neukizeh Germany. Emigrated on Feb 8, 1883 and arrived in New York on Feb 21, 1883 (no vessel named). Declaration of Intention to become a citizen filed on June 27, 1887 at Lagrange Texas. Wife's name - Clara Pietsch who was born in Leibzig Germany and resides in Decatur Texas. They have 6 children all born in Texas: Amanda, Ernst, Otto, Paul, Gertrude, and Willie. Petition signed Sept 22, 1913.